An Oshkosh Miracle!!

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The final repair! Pronounced "stronger than new!" by the Lincoln Electric crew! You can see where the new welds reattach the gussets to the nosegear strut. Unfortunately, one problem remained: the nosegear was rewelded ever so slightly out of kilter such that as it pivoted upwards, the nosewheel caught in the door and prevented full retraction! Aargh!