Rudder Prep Work

Deburred all the rudder frame parts (i.e. all but the skins), and then primed.

I consistently find parts with small "issues", which is getting tiresome.

Today there was this rather thick rib with no curved bends that wasn't straight:

Really seems like that shouldn't be, since there's no curvature, it should've remained flat through the manufacturing process ... looks like it was abnormally bent somehow. I did some fluting to it, hopefully that'll work out OK.

And then a piece that again has some abnormal bends into it:

(Note the right side in the picture, not straight at all).

I tried the seamer to no avail ... I also clamped it down with a block, didn't change much ... Hopefully I'll manage to get it fitting OK.