Left tank skin deburred

Same old story, busy night, yada yada. I thought I’d try and get the rivet holes in both tank skins deburred, but it didn’t take much time in the garage to decided that one skin was enough. Deburring in general is a tedious task, but doing skins is my least favorite. You’re working with a large piece, which means you end up having to hold the deburring tool at odd angles, there are vast numbers of holes and you have to keep track of what you’ve done and what you haven’t. The worst part for a prevent skin like the tanks is doing the inside. It’s like sticking your head into a kaleidoscope, it verges on a psychedelic experience.

Anyway, that’s it. I’m starting to think that I won’t be getting a lot of sealing done this weekend. Hole deburring is sure to run into the weekend, and there’s still lots of dimpling to be done too. I don’t think I’ll be able to work on sealing during weeknights either, so I’ll probably have to find some other small tasks to work on if I want to maintain my weeknight work ethic.

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