Cowl

Cowl

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The finished cowl has hundreds of very small domed rivets glued to the cowl surface using medium CA glue.

1 Marked for 18 rocker arm blisters.

Marked for 18 rocker arm blisters.

3 Side view of layout.

Side view of layout

5 Blisters glued in place using five minute epoxy.

Blisters glued in place using five minute epoxy.

7 Finished Cowl

Finished Cowl

9 Front view

Front view

11 Added one pound of lead shot to top & bottom of cowl to bring N450SH into balance

Added one pound of lead shot to top & bottom of cowl to bring N450SH into balance

13 Bottom front

Bottom front

15 Removing excess fiberglass

Removing excess fiberglass

17 Lead painted black

 Lead painted black

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Fuselage

2 Eighteen blisters cut out & sanded to shape.

Eighteen blisters cut out & sanded to shape.

4 Checking layout.

Checking layout

6 Domed rivets glued to blisters

Domed rivets glued to blisters

8 Air scoop & hatch added

 Air scoop & hatch added

10 Left side view

Left side view

12 Lead shot added to top front

 Lead shot added to top front

14  Heavy fiberglass tape epoxied over mounting holes for reinforcement

 Heavy fiberglass tape epoxied over mounting holes for reinforcement

16 Painted edge to match cowl

Painted edge to match cowl

18 Another view

Another view

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September 1, 2012

According to The Weather Channel Control Tower, the weather conditions at the Hanger are: