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Old 04-22-2021, 05:12 PM
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Default What kit has the tailwheel?

I have the whole tailwheel assembly that came with the fuse kit but I canít locate the wheel on hand or in the inventory. Canít remember having a wheel. Does it come in the finishing kit or is it a totally separate purchase?

What wheels are available that fit on the standard vans spring assembly that fit on the same tailwheel yoke?
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Old 04-22-2021, 05:17 PM
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I have the whole tailwheel assembly that came with the fuse kit but I canít locate the wheel on hand or in the inventory. Canít remember having a wheel. Does it come in the finishing kit or is it a totally separate purchase?

What wheels are available that fit on the standard vans spring assembly that fit on the same tailwheel yoke?
I think the main wheels and the tail wheel come in the finishing kit.
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Old 04-22-2021, 05:21 PM
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It does come with the finish kit.
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Old 04-22-2021, 06:39 PM
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Yup, it comes with the finishing kit. Unless, of course, you go with an upgraded unit and delete it from your finish kit order. I've got a Bell fork with the deluxe wheel from Flyboy Accessories.

Seems lots of folks are going with the newer Condor fork as well and have good things to say about it. I considered it pretty seriously, but in the end didn't want to deal with a tailwheel tire that I had to keep aired up.
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Old 04-22-2021, 06:45 PM
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Mine came with my Fuselage kit. RV7 delivered last summer.
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Old 04-23-2021, 03:46 AM
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The tailwheel and associated parts come with the Fuselage kit. The mains come in the finish kit with the gear legs.
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Old 04-23-2021, 07:35 AM
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The tailwheel and associated parts come with the Fuselage kit. The mains come in the finish kit with the gear legs.
Presumably this is for your RV-7? If so, then I think we can conclude that this varies by model. Why, I don't know, but apparently the wheel comes with the fuselage for the -7, and the finish for the -8.

Let's make sure we're clear on what models we're talking about, especially since the original question pertains to the -8.
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Old 04-23-2021, 09:29 AM
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I think we can conclude that this varies by model.

Let's make sure we're clear on what models we're talking about, especially since the original question pertains to the -8.
You are correct. I have a 7 not the 8 and clearly didn't read enough before replying.
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