Metal Magic: Installing Nutplates


Every screw needs a place to go, and for many metal airplanes, that’s into a nutplate. KITPLANES editor at large Paul Dye shows you how to install nutplates the right way.

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  1. Learning to sharpen your drill bits is a great skill to master and very satisfying. Ask around and I’m sure there will be someone who will teach you the theory as well as the actual practice.


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