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Old 09-12-2013, 07:15 PM
N84TG N84TG is offline
 
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Default Getting closer

Here is a couple of pictures of my project. Still have some work to do but with the paint job I can find it in the back of the hanger a lot easier.
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Old 09-13-2013, 12:46 PM
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Default 99%

[IMG][/IMG
]Here is my nearly finished RV-8. The 40 hours phase 1 is complete and now I have to finish the exterior details.
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Old 10-01-2013, 07:59 PM
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Default Modified Instrument Panel

Hey guys,
Does anyone see a problem with this mod?
I'm 6'-5" and have started sitting in my QB fuselage and was a little concerned about the mounting/dismounting gyrations I would have to do...my long legs and size 13 feet can't be pulled back to the spar because my knees hit the bottom of the panel. So I started looking into modifying the panel.
Are there any concerns that I don't know about that would make this setup inpractical?
Thanks.

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Old 10-30-2013, 09:42 AM
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Really?!! One whole month and not ONE piece of helpful comment?
Where IS everybody?
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Old 11-11-2013, 11:02 AM
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Default Final cowl fitting

Final fitting of the cowl yesterday! As things come together, I'm a bit conflicted about covering up the wonderful complexity beneath the skin. Like the human body (though on a much lesser degree obviously), relatively simple outside. Inside? Not so much!

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Old 11-29-2013, 10:14 PM
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My turn;




Fuse due mid December. Put the intermission to good use.
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Old 11-29-2013, 10:38 PM
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Pretty..what color red is that? What brand of paint and have you buffed yet? Sure is shiny! Looks awesome...
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Old 11-29-2013, 11:07 PM
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Pretty..what color red is that? What brand of paint and have you buffed yet? Sure is shiny! Looks awesome...
Thanks. Haven't buffed yet.
Dupont Rival, Single stage. Industrial replacement for the Imron.
The color is, ready?, Atchinson-Topkea-SantaFe Flame Red! It was supposed to be Millie Migula Red from my Corvette color code but it wouldnt cross over.
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Old 12-31-2013, 08:55 AM
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Default Just had too!

Makin' some progress......

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Old 12-31-2013, 09:02 AM
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Default Looking good!

Hey Tim,

Looks great. I'm a little ahead of you in the build and am still dealing with nutplates for the removable floors. Are you contemplating that? If you are, let me know and I can tell you where to add what nutplates now before you rivet things together so that it will make it easier for you down the road.

It's a pain in some areas and I have had to add the odd rivnut.

Cheers,

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