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I did get to build a little this week, and I got some deliveries!  First was most of the backordered engine parts.  I’m still missing both left and right intake manifold attachments and an alternator part, but that is it.

Second was the propeller. It is wood with a fiberglass cover.

      I fitted the forward ribs and updrilled two holes in each.  I then took them off and fitted the aft ribs as pictured below.  The procedure is to updrill only two holes in the forward rib, remove them and mount the aft ribs. Then updrill the aft ribs through the two updrilled spar holes.  Install the bronze clecos in those holes, remove the silver clecos and then updrill all the remaining holes. The ribs are held to the main spar with a total of six rivets at each station.