Author Archives: pclifton

Cowl corner filling

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More hinge riveting

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More cowl cleanup, hinge riveting

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Cowl extension cleanup

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Initial pin cover fitting and other misc stuff

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Cowl repair/hinge prep

So…I was prepared this morning to go forward with my plan to rough-cut the pin covers, then pivot to working on the hinges. Instead, I took a brief detour. As I was considering the placement of the covers and marking … Continue reading

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Upper cowl hinge fit

Straightforward stuff again this time. Last night I opened up a small passthrough on the upper cowl for the hinge pins, then laid out the rivet locations. Tonight I made some bracing blocks from wood, to support the aft end … Continue reading

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Lower cowl hinge fit

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Cowl hinge layout

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Starting over with cowl hinges

What’s this, a blog post? No way! OK yeah, I’ve coaxed myself past the “walk through the hangar and think of what I should be doing” phase and into, well, actually doing something. I’ve been tinkering from time to time … Continue reading

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