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Reduce Nose Ribs?

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Aug 8, 2007
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I'm about to start wings. I have finished ailerons. I'll probably get spar

material from Wicks since I won't have to pay shipping . My question has

do with the wing ribs. I've had them done for a long time but this is the

last opportunity for me to change shape of the nose piece to allow for

the use of plywood leading edges. Is the consensus of opinion that I

should change shape now or make up the difference after wing is built.

Also if I'm not sure which engine (not a radial) should I just go ahead

and use Douglas Fir for the extra strength.

Thanks in advance

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