Dimpling & Priming Skins

Used the soldering iron to remove the vinyl from the outside rivet lines.  Then deburred the skin edges using the Vixen File and then the 1″ Scotchbrite Wheel on my 90º Die Grinder. Hole Deburring…

Priming Rudder Parts

Preparation for priming … scuffing lightly with maroon Scotchbrite, then cleaning and degreasing with Acetone. I’m using  a CERTEK™ Non-Linting wiping roll, which is a clean lint free wiping product that will not tear or shred fibre….

Vertical Stabiliser Priming

There are many different ways to prime, and I found deciding which way to go hard. So many different opinions and reasoned arguments. I was very tempted by the “water borne” primers for obvious health…

Jointing Compound?

Another major decision is whether to use jointing compound or not. Again lots of different opinions. And of course one very important opinion to take note of is that of your inspector! And mine is…

Spray Booth

Built a 3m x 3m spray booth out of 44mm x 44mm PSE Pine, and covered it with heavy duty plastic sheet. The aim is to prevent overspray covering the workshop!