Trouble fitting hatch ribs to top & bottom hatch seal rails

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Re: Trouble fitting hatch ribs to top & bottom hatch seal ra

Postby noseoil » Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:26 am

Simplest way to explain: Use a stick & trammel points or a stick compass for the open & closed length of the strut. If you don't do a full scale drawing for a mock-up you're screwed & need to look into the "swiss cheese" method of hatch mounting & hole plugging as seen on the internet...

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Re: Trouble fitting hatch ribs to top & bottom hatch seal ra

Postby Mr. Lahey » Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:57 am

Zactlly what I was lookin for as far as a good splainin of how to do it! I got it now 100%.
Plus your first post came right before I assembled the ribs. I mean like minutes.
So I was able to just flat trace a rib to some cardboard, rather than trying to do it to an assembled frame.


Thanks for that last post and the link :thumbsup:
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