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Old 09-04-2017, 08:44 PM   #76
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You're making better progress than me, well done! I got derailed by a bunch of small stuff, and running out of my first run of "kit" parts. Finally setting up to make more today.

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Old 09-13-2017, 09:15 PM   #77
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Cleaned up a few ribs today with a Dremel. I had forgotten it came with a sanding/grinding attachment. That worked really well once I clamped it to a table. I also peeled apart some more rib tails from recently completed upper ribs. Nothing but wood!

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Old 09-13-2017, 10:09 PM   #78
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I'd probably wait until you have the wings fully assembled before you varnish or clear coat them. It's easier to do it all at once.

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