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Rudder clecoed together

Today my wife and I got the rudder fully clecoed together for the first time. We had some concern while we were putting the second skin on and the skin was kind of bulging away from the skeleton. 231 more words


Half a Rudder

Today was the first day I was able to get back out to the workshop in several days thanks to a cold I was fighting and a snowstorm that brought single digit temperatures. 712 more words


Starting the Rudder

Today went much better than yesterday!  I ordered the replacement parts I needed for the vertical stabilizer and moved on to building the rudder. I was a little hesitant because the first steps involved trimming multiple pieces down to size to make several stiffeners and ribs. 443 more words


Tail position light: 1.8 hours

Installed molex connector and installed my warranty replacement tail position light.


27 BC: Augustus (age 36), AR Denarius (RIC I 541; RSC 23a)

Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.57 g, 12h). Uncertain eastern mint. Struck after 27 BC. Laureate head right / Capricorn right, holding globe attached to rudder; cornucopia above its back. 25 more words

Roman Empire

Updated! - Traveler has a new owner!

Dave R. is the new (well…newish) owner of Traveler check out his comments below!

Very glad to see an e34 website! I bought Traveler (hull #5) in February 2014 and moved her back up to the San Francisco Bay Area, specifically Alameda. 387 more words

A very small rudder

“Or take ships as an example. Although they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder wherever the pilot wants to go.” 168 more words