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Old 05-15-2014, 10:31 AM
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Thumbs up Checker Your Six :-)

Nice! Like the fishnet stockings of the RV world. They all look faster with checkers!
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Old 05-15-2014, 10:46 AM
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So PropellerHead, Not sure I like what you are referring to

They not only look faster, I can attest that they are faster
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Old 05-15-2014, 10:54 AM
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Default Checkered past

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I have seen several checker board tail paint jobs and was wondering what size the average block is?
I used 2.5" on rudder/4" cowling on The Bandit...paint masked everything, no vinyl...

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Old 05-15-2014, 02:04 PM
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Default Checker Board

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I admit I took the easy way out. All the Checkers are 3" Vinyl on polished Aluminum. I had extras made so if one gets scuffed up simply peal it off and apply a new one. Used them on rudder, flaps and fuselage...
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Old 05-15-2014, 03:06 PM
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Just another example..
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Old 05-16-2014, 08:05 AM
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Wink The Mockingbird...

Here is the rudder for the "Other" RV1...4 inch checker pattern.

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Old 05-16-2014, 11:48 AM
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Default l like checkerboard

These are 6 inch.
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Old 05-16-2014, 08:20 PM
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Um, not just the tail, I went a little overboard with the checker thing, I have more pics on my build site if you care to see my madness.
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Old 05-16-2014, 09:11 PM
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Thanks again, I like em all
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Old 05-18-2014, 08:30 PM
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