HS parts are all alodined and primed

HS parts are all alodined and primed. If you’re desperately interested in the whole process, go here.

Finally…some rivets squeezed! Constructed the horizontal stab rear spar and attached its elevator brackets. I had to drill out a few rivets, but didn’t make too much of a mess.

Here’s one rivet drilled out, and another ready for the punch. Once the rear spar was done, I started re-assembling the front spar in preparation for riveting.