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Date:  8-30-2018
Number of Hours:  6.60
Manual Reference:  Emp 6-8 to 6-9
Brief Description:  Trimming the Stiffeners, Riveting the Left Elevato

I did a lot of work on the elevators today. First I had to prep the replacement skin for the right elevator. I smoothed the edges, match drilled the holes to the understructure and then dimpled all the holes. I also ordered new stiffeners so I trimmed and prepped those as well. They were then dimpled.

I primed the new skin and stiffeners as well as the new trim tab skin that I ordered. All with Sherwin Williams P60G2.

I back riveted all of the stiffeners to both elevators. I finally ended up perfecting the back riveting process and ended up using a pressure of about 50 psi on the rivet gun.

I bent the trailing edges of both elevators using the 2x8 brake and the hand seamer. They both came out really well.

I riveted together the understructure for both elevators.
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