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My Great Lakes 2T-1A-2 Rebuild Diary 2007.

13-August-2007. I am still just putting parts together to see what if anything is missing and what may need to be replaced or repaired. I will then be able to order parts and materials. I also find this method helps assembly - I will now have the best assembly sequence.So far I have discovered the lower wooden ribs are missing so I need to locate patterns.
I have also created a HELP ME page on this site for areas/parts etc that I don't know what fits. Please have a look especially if you have a Great Lakes 2T-1A-2.
Here is this evenings progress:

Fitting the trim rope pipe - can't think of a better name for it. I have fitted it as the lower inner line. This means the pilot operation of the trim will be the upper inner run.
The trim pipe runs through one metal rib and two wooden ribs on the way to the rear.
Luggage Box
I decided to trial fit the luggage box, to find out its exact position and what held it in place. After rummaging in a few bags and looking at markings on the box I found the brackets. For a while I wondered what held it in position at the bottom when I spotted the holes and worked out it must be 'P' clips.
Top right bracket (as sat in pilot seat).
Top right rear bracket and 'P' clip holding in lower right rear.
Top left of luggage box. See the bracket above, this appears to suggest a wooden rib should be fitted but I have not found one yet.
Upper rear left luggage box bracket.
After fitting the luggage box I fitted the wooden ribs and stringers to see what needs replacing. One stringer will need to be replaced.
Finished for the evening. I am seriously thinking of metalising some of this side. Up to and around the step position.
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