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Started on the right elevator. I first installed the nutplate that will be used to fine-tune the balance of this elevator.
Match Drill (#40) the initial holes into the fiberglass tip.
The silicone seems to work real well. Much better than that Gorilla Glue. I think this'll be the method going forward.
Now I "shape the forward face of E-714 to match E-713 contour". This will have the effect of making the elevator slightly trailing edge heavy since I had this balanced at one point. That's why I installed the nutplate... to allow more weight to be added.
This needs to be cut back. The epoxy will match the bend in the E-713 perfectly so it looks like one piece.