Fin Ribs

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All of the fin ribs are cut and ready to be glued. Fitting each one into the spars was time consuming, lots a sharp angles needing precise fit.

Top right, the large block is where the struts mount and is made from RS-2 and RS-5. The thin ribs are made from RS-17.

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Top right fun spar

Top left:

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Middle right:

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Middle left:

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Bottom right:

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Bottom left:

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Yes, the thin RS-17 does extend into the front spar here.

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I have wax paper under the areas that will be glued so I don’t accidentally glue the fin to my workbench. The glue can wait until tomorrow, too tired to mess with that tonight.

Here is what the whole assembly looks like so far.

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It looks like the fin is nearly done but it’s not. Need to make the rounded nose ribs and wrap them with plywood. I am expecting that step to be difficult.

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