Well today at 10:30am my wings arrived in grand style on a FedEx truck.
I unpacked all the pieces and set in piles so that I could properly inventory them and place on my new shelves. When I got to the bottom I found three of the skins damaged from where the crate had pushed in. It was just enough to bend the skins and cause creases.
So a quick call to Anne at Van’s and a longer call to FedEx and the ball is rolling to get those parts replaced. Glad I don’t have to pay for the shipping as they are pretty big! Next up was to inventory all the parts and organize them. I have hooks above my garage door for the long pieces, a 20″ deep shelf long a beam for the skins and a set of six foot shelves that are 16″ deep for the ribs and spars.
Tomorrow I will inventory the parts bags for all the nuts, bolts, rivets and other small parts to make sure everything is there. For now I just have a smile on my face to have another pile of aluminum to keep me busy this winter! 🙂