2.107B. VERTICAL STABILIZER SPAR BOX ANGLE BRACKET REMOVAL/INSTALLATION continued
a. Remove angle bracket (1) from vertical stabi-
lizer spar box (2). Use putty knife.
Scraper tools, knife blades, and cloth
may be used to remove old adhesive res-
idue, being careful not to scratch the sur-
face of the part. To ensure that the part is
not scratched when using sharp instru-
ments, a thin sheet of metal should be
slid behind (under) the residue being
a. Remove all old loose adhesive and/or scrim
cloth from the joint to be bonded. Use cloth
(item 52, App F) and putty knife.
b. Wipe removed and attaching parts and sur-
faces with a clean rag dampened in solvent
(para 1.47). Use cloth (item 52, App F) and dry
cleaning solvent (item 74, App F).
a. Check removed and attaching parts for dam-
age (para 2.102).
b. Check removed and attaching parts for corro-
sion (para 2.102).
c. Check mounting surfaces for cracks and cor-
rosion (para 2.102).
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