Tool lists

 

 

Airframe

  1. Hand grinder with 4” cutting wheel - 1/16’ thick cut off disk (Makita or Hitachi are good brands)

  2. Drill Index (115-piece drill set): numbered drills, lettered drills, and fractional drills plus will need a couple extra 3/16, .25, and 5/16 bits  (Travers Tool Co. recommended, but they’re expensive)

  3. Reamer (1/4”), and straight flutes - .250, 3/16, and 5/16

  4. Center Punch

  5. Scribe

  6. Ball Peen hammer (light, not heavy)

  7. Clamps (vice grip type with big jaws) large and small ones

  8. 2” and 4” C-clamps (some of each)

  9. Hand clamps

  10. Air grinder - hand held (will need air compressor)

    • Carbide bur tools: ball end & pointed end

    • Rubber type tool to attach sanding disk

    • Round rubber barrel shaped tool for sandpaper that slips over (drum)

  11. 1” wide belt sander (table type with what looks like 1” x 30” sanding belt)

  12. Bench grinder with wheels - ½ HP

Cabin

  1. Floor model drill press

  2. Saber saw (power tool) with fine tooth blade

  3. Cleco pliers

  4. 1/8” clecos, about 24 (can be purchased from Aircraft Spruce)

  5. Cut-off wheel attachment for die grinder (air)

  6. Drum sander attachment for die grinder

  7. 50-60 grit drums (will need about 6)

  8. Cordless screwdriver (recommended)

    • Pop rivet gun

  9. 12” disc sander (table type), could use 10” (recommends Sears model)

    • 60 grit disk

  10. Left and right aircraft shears (recommends Wiss, sold by Aircraft Spruce)            

Controls & Fuel System

  1. 1/8" and 1/4" Rat tail files.

  2. Std. Mill File - Smooth.

  3. 1/4" Reamer.

  4. 1/16", 3/16" and 1/4" high speed drill bits. You might buy 6 of the 1/16 " bit.

Main Transmission

  1. Safety wire pliers.

  2. Spool of .032 Safety wire

  3. Automotive feeler gauge.

  4. Simple hardware store combination Protractor Level.

  5. Red Scotchbrite.

  6. 5 minute epoxy

  7. Teflon thread tape.

  8. Small tube of Anti-Seize compound.

  9. Locktite #242 - Service removable thread locker.

Tail Rotor

  1. 4 " grinder with cutoff wheel.

  2. Saber Saw with metal cutting blades or metal cutting bandsaw.

  3. Safety wire.

  4. Protractor Level.

  5. 3/16 Rat tail file..

  6. High Speed drill bits Asst. sizes plus 1 letter D drill.

Main Rotor

Bonding Doublers

  1. Metal Cutting Shears

  2. Pneumatic Die Grinder

  3. Flap Wheels 60 -80 Grit

  4. Duck Bill Pliers

  5. 6"-12" Disc Sander

  6. Spring Clamps

    1. 8 each of 2"

    2. 4each of 3"

  7. 2 Each 4 inch "C" Clamps

  8. 3/8 Electric Drill Motor

  9. 1/4" Drill Bit 10 Scotch Brite Pad Part Number 54-104-029(Travers Tool)

  10. Saber Saw

  11. Acetone

  12. Wax

  13. A two tablespoon scoop

  14. A one tablespoon scoop

  15. Putty Knife.

Assembly Details

  1. 1. 220,320 & 400 WET & Dry Sandpaper

  2. 3/8 Electric Drill Motor

  3. Drill Bit's #51, #32, #8, #16, 1/8, 3/16 & 1/4

  4. Dynaglaze Bleeding Putty & Cream Hardner

  5. Mill File

  6. Putty Knife

  7. Sanding Block

  8. Hack Saw

  9. Thin Plastic Spreader

  10. 82° Countersink Part Number 07-041-032 (Travers Tool)

  11. Scotch Brite Pad