July 1, 2004
been a busy beaver restoring the inside of the tail, grinding
photos show a lot of past incompetent repairs. In those days,
nobody really knew how to repair the fiberglass bodies, but
we know how to, it just takes a lot of work to do it right.
had the special option of air intake screens (not original),
so Jack is removing them. Here Jack is grinding the upside
so he can apply a piece of aluminum to use as a surface. Next,
Jack will apply duratech and a mat patch to fill in the holes.
now skinned one of the front sections and the duct will be
attached next. The picture on the right shows repair on the
tail structure. This area is where the hood latches are received.
need repair work.
are now covered. Next week, Jack will still be working on
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