Anti-hangup Brackets and Fixing the Trap Door and Anti-rotation Bracket

I told myself this was going to be a quick sesison,  just finish up the anti-hangup brackets and we’re done for the night…….it didn’t happen that way :-0 I actually ended up doing a LOT of work, 3.5 hours worth, but I am glad I got it all done.  At … Continue reading

Drilling the Tank Angle Attach Brackets

Short session to start today.  I wanted to get the tank attach angles drilled, and after doing some reading last night, this actually seems straightforward.  Vans gives us a rough idea of where to drill the rivets for the angle attach bracket in the plans with this drawing:   We … Continue reading

Fabricating the Tank Attach Angles

Its time to fabricate some parts! I got home from having dinner with some friends and my family, and felt like knocking out a little bit more on the project, so I decided to tackle fabricating the T-405 tank attach angle brackets.  The plans are a bit vague here, as … Continue reading

Fitting Tank Drains and Fuel Caps

Tonight was a fun build session!  Since all the tank structure is pretty much fitted and done, I needed to knock out the last few little bits of tank parts:  The tank drains (sumps) and the fuel caps.  I’ve been sort of looking forward to doing this work to be … Continue reading