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Date:  3-20-2008
Number of Hours:  3.00
Manual Reference:  N/A
Brief Description:  Rivet gascolator channel, etc.

1. Cleco the gascolator channel back together and rivet it. The newly primed rivet gun worked perfectly, with only a single pull required to set each rivet. It is clear that I had never before properly primed the rivet gun. Because I did not understand that the stem on the gun's pneumatic piston was supposed to travel through an oil filled cylinder, I had, mistakenly, only put oil into the pneumatic cylinder. I was lucky the gun worked at all.

2. Clamp the channel into place between nose ribs 2 & 3. See Figs. 1 & 2.

3. The channel is quite stiff after riveting. It should have plenty of strength.

4. Rivet 1/4"x28 nutplates to the L-angle reinforcements for the pump channel using 3/32" flush solid rivets.

5. Deburr, scour, and prime the pump channel parts.
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Gascolator channel-bottom view

Gascolator channel-bottom view

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Gascolator channel, front view

Gascolator channel, front view

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