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Quality Control at Boeing

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Prime-a-palooza After what I thought was enough deburring (more on that in a bit), I started priming the shiny bits.

The rudder has significantly more components than the vertical stabilizer, which resulted in a number of rounds of priming.

Finally, I was able to start dimpling the skins, which was oddly satisfying
Anticipating some flush riveting in the near future, I finally sanded the Avery swivel set so the AN426 heads don't sit proud to the skins.
First Big(ish?) Mistake So Flight Chops has a new video out about his build!  He seems like a good guy, but honestly I feel like his videos make building seem more daunting than other channels set up specifically for building.  This is primarily because Steve seems so overwhelmed by everything, and he appears to be leaning pretty heavily on experts.  This is compared to Jason Ellis' channel, where he shares not only the build process, but the process of learning, making mistakes, and resolving issues.  Seeing Jason make mistake…