December 2018

18-05 Left Tank Ribs

Masking Up To make sealing the ribs a bit faster during installation, I again decided to mask up the skins. Took quite a while, but definitely easier when riveting up. Small Root Rib The manual…


18-05 Drain & Fuel Cap Flanges

Before staring to install the ribs, the Fuel Cap and Drain Flanges are installed. V112 Drain Flange After a “dry” run it was obvious the rivets could be reached with the squeezer, so an easy…


18-05 Tank Stiffeners

Semco Pneumatic Sealant Gun As I mentioned in my last post, I bought a second-hand Semco Pneumatic Sealant Gun from eBay … they are pricey new! I bought some spare cartridges and plungers. I mixed…


18-04 First Proseal Fun!

Preparation Everyone says the best way to stay out of trouble with Proseal (stickiest stuff known to man!) is to be well prepared … so I masked off the areas on the end ribs which…