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Task: Drilled the trim tab hinge. Edge finished
and primed the trim tab parts
Today I started by clamping the E-721 trim
tab hinge in place under the trim tab spar. I first marked
in 3/8" from the inboard side. I then lined up that line
with the first hole in the trim tab. After using several cleco
clamps and checking alignment, I match drilled the hinge through
the trim tab skin and spar.
I then deburred all holes and sanded the edges with emery
cloth. Next was to the wash bin where I degreased the parts
and prepped for priming.
All the trim tab parts primed.
I then mounted the trim servo onto its mounting brackets to
check fit. I fabricated two shims out of .032 to u
Then I realized I mounted the brackets incorrectly and reversed