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Section 27 : Firewall

Date Started 1/6/2012
Date Complete 1/31/2012
Time 25 hrs
Changes From Plans Prosealed resess part to main firewall

Firewall Insulation

posted Sep 7, 2012, 6:53 AM by Bill Thomasson   [ updated Sep 7, 2012, 6:53 AM ]

Cut and finished edges of firewall insulation.  Finished the edges with aluminum tape.


posted Jan 9, 2012, 7:10 AM by Bill Thomasson   [ updated Mar 13, 2012, 7:43 AM ]

So far have assembled and match drilled firewall. (Including edge deburring).
1/23 have now also dimpled everything, and cleaned ready for priming.  Have not been able to prime for the last 10 days because it has either been too cold or raining.  Currently priming outside.  Might have to prime in the garage if I can't get some good weather.
1/31 Finally got some good weather last weekend.  Was able to prime and start riveting.  Was working on Forward ribs and skin while waiting.  They are all ready to go, so will have entire section finished shortly.
I ended up using rivets that were 1 size longer than called for in many places as the ones called for were not providing the head size.



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