Well with reservation I tackled the dreaded tab bend! Put some gorilla tape on the bend blocks and used a piece of oak to do the bending. Worked out great!
Fabricated elevator tab bending blocks.
Finished scuffing and dimpling left & right under structures. Ready to prime!
Began edge prep, scuff, and dimpling of left elevator under structure.
Match drilled right under structure, match drilled left elevator. Drilled and countersunk counter weights.
Riveted nut plates to trim stiffener plate and riveted to left elevator skin.
Made final trailing edge bends on both elevators. Match drilled right skin to under structure.
Finished riveting left elevator stiffeners. Dimpled, edge prepped, and primed elevator trim access and cover plate.
Edge prepped and primed left and right elevator. Back riveted right elevator stiffeners. Started back riveting left elevator.