^^^^^ What he said.Agree with Brian, get yourself a rivet spacer best tool I had at the time and means nice straight lines of even rivet holes, then Cleco's I used loads for a nice dry fit of all panels and don't be in too much of a rush to rivet then if they are in areas for pipes and cables, I had to drill a few panels out before I learnt
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Oh and an air rivet gun if you can....
I like Noga deburring tools:-Great thank you, any suggestions on best way to deburr, thanks
Better off having some coating (paint or powdercoat) on the steel to prevent galvanic corrosion in case they come into contact. Aluminum panels are also usually painted, powdercoated, or less often anodized.I would assume the aluminum to steel adhesive bonding must be free of any coating
They also do left handed blades for us leftys^^^^^ What he said.
LAS Aero spacing tool:- https://www.lasaero.com/products/article/Z00TTVJ85
Pneumatic blind rivet gun:- https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/313438992698
I still haven't final-rivetted the last few panels, while I finish fitting wiring / aircon / fuel lines. Wait until you're sure before you bond & rivet.
I like Noga deburring tools:-
and one of these tips:-
takes a couple of seconds to accurately & neatly deburr a hole.