P-40 Warhawk Update

Discussion in '360 Degrees Lounge' started by Bazztex, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. Bazztex

    Bazztex Senior Member

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    We got all the rivets shot and bolts finished in the center section so we could finally get the wings bolted back together.

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    I made some fuel bay liners for some Conolite .032" Fiberglass panel to protect the new fuel bladders.

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    Bazz :cool:
     
  2. Bazztex

    Bazztex Senior Member

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    I also started assembly of the large center wing Stress Panels that contain the fuel badders in the wing fuel bays. Had to fabricate some new hat sections due to corrosion and cracking.. drill and cut to size.

    Radiac Wheels are fun.. free hand cutting hat section to size after drilling.
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    Several hat sections being drilled
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    Now I have to fill all them holes with rivets!
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    Bazz
     

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    The painters have been stripping the paint off the fuselage while I work on the wings.

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    We also got the Cockpit cleaned and repainted..
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  4. Snagged

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    Beautiful workmanship Charlie.
    Glad I don't have to drive those rivets.