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Old 07-20-2013, 01:23 AM
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Smile Another milestone...

Done with Kit No. 2. Wings finished. Feels good.

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Old 07-22-2013, 08:48 AM
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Default First Completed paint photo






Will have more later
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Old 07-22-2013, 11:31 AM
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Looks fantastic, Kyle!
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Old 07-22-2013, 12:21 PM
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Nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!






See you at Oshkosh
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Old 07-22-2013, 02:43 PM
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Super nice.
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Old 09-22-2013, 09:38 PM
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Default First Rivets Squeezed

I just squeezed my first rivets on the RV-12. While it is a small step, I still feel as if I accomplished something!
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Old 09-22-2013, 10:57 PM
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Talking Last rivets squeezed

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Last rivet squeezed today with the installation of the turtle deck skins and the first steps to pro-seal the back window.

Next is weight and balance, then inspection, then first flight, hopefully in October.

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Old 09-23-2013, 12:23 AM
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Last rivet squeezed today with the installation of the turtle deck skins and the first steps to pro-seal the back window.

Next is weight and balance, then inspection, then first flight, hopefully in October.

Scott Lane
120043
Looking good Scott
Is by chance going to later be painted Yellow?
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Old 10-10-2013, 07:12 PM
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Default Painted

If you've been an aircraft owner in Ohio for any length of time, you have heard of DESAPI, acknowledged by most to be pretty much the best paint shop in the state. Their work is very much in demand; as of late July of this year, they were booked through April, 2014.

I thought I ought to get on the schedule asap - it was the first week of August by the time I got around to it, so I didn't want the eight month wait to get any longer. I requested a reservation through their web site. What I got in return was "We're booked through April of next year. We can put you on the schedule, unless you can bring it today."

Which is what I did, much to the surprise of the guy at the paint shop. The only problem was that I hadn't yet really, solidly settled on a paint scheme, but I had seen one that I really liked. The only problem was that I would be the third to use it, but that wasn't a huge problem, really, since one was overseas and the other was in Utah. It could be embarrassing if we ended up parked near each other at Oshkosh, I suppose, but around these parts it would be just fine. I grabbed a print out of one of the planes already wearing the outfit, an Ohio State University (the local school - you may have heard of it) hockey jersey to use to pick out the color chips, and headed for Cadiz, Oh.

Eight weeks later:





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Old 10-11-2013, 07:01 AM
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Dave sweet!
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