February 3, 2021
I have read a few places where people were having trouble getting the bend right on the HS forward spar, so I wanted to describe what I did that seemed to work well.
Use distances instead of angles. You'll never be able to hit that angle perfectly. I set my jig up with some clamps that would hold the spar channels at the correct angle using either the dimensions in the plans or I just pulled out the old trig book and did the math I can't remember. Then I just bent the splice angles until they fit the jiged-up spars.
Hows that for clear as mud. I'll try to get more detail on this later, when I have a bit more time.
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