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Old 07-14-2022, 05:13 PM
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riseric riseric is offline
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Default Before and after polish & vinyl

After 40ish hours of flight, it was time to finish the "cosmetics".
Shamefully stole the general design from a few other RV8's.

It's not perfect, hey, it's an amateur build and that's what I am...
One of the most difficult aspect of polishing must be to reason yourself and stop at a certain point.
It's an airplane, not a Cartier jewel...

It certainly passes the 6 feet test though !!!
I'll have all winter with less flying to improve the finish...
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RV-8 SB #83274
Grove Airfoiled Gear, Wheels & Brakes
VPX-Pro, EFII System 32, EarthX batteries
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Old 07-14-2022, 05:46 PM
BTG1996 BTG1996 is offline
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Nice work man- beautiful plane!
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Old 07-14-2022, 06:04 PM
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Beautiful! Nice colors.
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Chattanooga, TN.
EAA # 706863.
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Old 07-14-2022, 09:07 PM
MIKE JG MIKE JG is offline
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Location: NE Ohio
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Looks great!

What engine/prop combo are you running, I see the MT stickers!
-Mike G
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Working on elevators
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Old 07-14-2022, 11:56 PM
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Default Beautiful

Nicely done.
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Old 07-15-2022, 12:37 AM
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Looks great, Eric! Congratulations!
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