Baggage area riveting

I started riveting the baggage area. The nutplate rivets on the upper baggage seal channel were going to be just impossible to buck, so I used Cherry nutplate rivets (CCR series) instead:

Upper baggage seal channel nutplates riveted with cherry rivets

Painted and riveted upper baggage seal channel

I attached nutplates in most places that called for them, except those that would attach them through multiple parts:

Baggage bulkhead corrugations with wear blocks and nutplates on

Rear seat floors with nutplates on (some rivets were replaced after this)

Baggage floor inspection panel doublers with nutplates on

Baggage floors with O2 tank attachment doublers, inspection panel doublers and nutplates on

We then installed the Clickbond mounts for running the conduits underneath the baggage area:

Sanding Clickbond mount attachment areas, protected with tape
Sanded areas for Clickbond mounts
Clickbond mounts attached to bottom skin
All Clickbond mounts attached to bottom skin for conduits
Since we were doing that, we also installed a few of the Clickbond mounts farther forward:

Clickbond mount for running wires into the wing connectors
Clickbond mounts for running wires across the rear seats

One of the Panduit conduit brackets ended up being drilled too low :( so to remedy that without having to drill yet more holes, I made a shim for it:

Panduit conduit bracket and 3D-printed shim
3D-printed shim firmly attached to Panduit bracket
I can't, of course, claim that I got those dimensions right on the first try, so it took a few attempts:

All 8 attempts to get the Panduit shim right
Panduit bracket with shim, riveted in place
Checking conduit clearance with Panduit bracket and shim

Now I'm just waiting for the GripLockTies to attach the conduits, before I rivet the floors for good - once that's done, finishing multiple other sections (like the baggage door) will also be possible.

Time lapse:

Total baggage area rivets:
Total baggage area time:

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