Sealing the Outboard Rib and Installing the Capacitive Sender – Right Tank

Its time to get the outboard rib sealed in place and start working on the capacitive sender for the right tank.  This was a pretty long work session, but it went pretty easy.  I started out by pulling out the plans and instruction for the capacitive sender.  I picked up … Continue reading

Sealing the Left Tank Stiffeners

Time to work with the black sticky goop again.  This time I decided to do a little more prep work, and forgo pitting sealant on the rivets, instead slather it onto the stiffeners first.  First things, first:  I need to scuff the mating areas, and clean them very well with … Continue reading

Sealing and Riveting Right Tank Stiffeners

Its time.  Time to start working with this sticky, smelly, nasty sealant again.  I have not really been looking forward to this, but it has to be done.  My right tank has been scuffed and semi-cleaned in the last couple of build sessions, so I wanted to give it another … Continue reading

ProSeal Party!

Today was actually a pretty fun day.  I decided to wait on prosealing the rudder and elevators until I could do it all at once, and save on the cost of mixing up two different tubes for two different sessions.  I also took advantage of having some helpful friends to … Continue reading