...assembling petals

...first two petals bolted together (Nov 4, 2004).

...third petal up next (Nov 4, 2004).

...three together, others waiting in line (Nov 5, 2004).

...outer rim bolt detail, 1" diameter bolt (Nov 5, 2004).

...attach-point bolt detail holding petals together at backframe plane, 3/4" diameter bolt (Nov 5, 2004).

...temporary wooden frame installed to pre-position steel backframe core inside ring of petals (Nov 8, 2004).

...all petals bolted together but one (Nov 12, 2004).

...K5SO on completed petal ring (Nov 14, 2004).