Zenith 750 Cruzer, Riveted the stabilizer top side skin

July 8 2023

Riveted the stabilizer skin. User ratcheted belts to close the skin. Much more convenient than to push by hand.
Almost at the end I dropped a drill bit inside the stabilizer through the rivet hole. The stabilizer is fully closed the there are no holes I could get the drill bit. I did not want to leave it there forever and rattle. On the other hand I did not want to remove a lot of rivets to get it out.
I used a wooden wedge to make a small gap between the skin and the rib and a strong magnet to drive the drill bit. Happy end.
The parts C75T1-11 tip rib do not have predrilled holes in my kit. The Assembly Manual assumes they should be. I wrote an email to Zenith.

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