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Old 02-26-2013, 11:29 AM
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Awesome shot! I have a soft spot for polished aluminum!
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Old 02-27-2013, 07:25 PM
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Beautiful shot!

Someday I'd like to see an all metal RV. I can't imagine how cool one would look with polished aluminum HS/VS fairings, wing/fuse fairings, gear fairings, wheel pants, wing/rudder/elevator tips and cowl done in aluminum.

Anybody done this?
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Old 02-27-2013, 07:42 PM
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I seem to recall one plane with all the fairings done in alum, but dont think I have ever seen a cowling.

Would be cool to see though I sure wouldn't want it for my own, HATE polishing metal.
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Old 02-28-2013, 12:11 AM
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Greg Halvorson in PDX did a polished RV-6 with a metal cowl. For all of the work it looked pretty good. Maybe he can post a pic...
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Old 02-28-2013, 03:25 AM
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How do you get it looking so perfect (for polished aluminium)? I can imagine you wearing surgical gloves and mask during assembly. Envy is wrong but I am just that
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