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Builder:
  Paul Bonorden
Location:
  Victoria, TX - USA
Aircraft:
  RV-6A
Total Build Hours:
  1380
Web Site:
  http://www.mykitlog.com/bonorden/

Date:  08-25-2017
Number of Hours:  3.00
Short Description:  Lengthened the top cowl

When I cut the top cowl to fit I marked it off real carefully and trimmed to fit. Looked good. Then I replaced the aluminum pin with the smaller diameter steel pin. Gap appeared. It was only about 1/16" of an inch. I had to address it because I would see it every time I walked by. Prepped the joint by sanding a 60 degree bevel then taped a long stainless shim under to provide support for the filler. My filler is composed of epoxy and cotton flox. Once it has cured I will sand the top, measure out a line offsetting the red Sharpie line, and sand to the line.




Adding length to fill gap





Epoxy and cotton flox

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