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Acro Sport rib pass throughs

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I have used two methods for creating the windows for the aileron pushrods to pass through the plated ribs.

The first is to create a box with cap strip material after the rib was plated on ONE side. Then add the plate on the other side and once dry rout the hole with a piloted router bit.

The other method is to glue a spruce block in location between the plates and then use a hole saw to make the window.

This was done to prevent having to internally varnish the plated ribs.


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