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Old 01-12-2016, 09:47 AM
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Wow, that's gorgeous!! Congratulations!
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Old 01-12-2016, 09:57 AM
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It not only sounds fantastic but you have done a great job with the cowling to fuselage alignment. It looks like you have a raised turtle deck and I think that this is the nicest looking RV8 that I have seen. Congrats!
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Old 01-12-2016, 10:06 AM
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Love it! It's like a mini RV-based Hellcat! Beautiful work ... sounds great too ...

Congrats!
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Old 01-12-2016, 10:15 AM
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Love that radial engine, looks very good. Great job of getting everything to work on a RV... Very cool...
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Old 01-12-2016, 10:18 AM
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Wow! You have to be on top of the world. Congratulations
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Old 01-12-2016, 10:55 AM
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That thing is totally bad! Mini-hellcat for sure. Congratulations on the first flight.
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Old 01-12-2016, 11:19 AM
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Very nice!! Thank you for sharing.
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Old 01-12-2016, 12:07 PM
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Congratulations! That must have been an awesome day for you!
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Old 01-12-2016, 12:26 PM
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Congrats! I have been wondering if this thing flew yet.
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Old 01-12-2016, 12:48 PM
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Brian---my congrats as well!!!! looks and sounds great!
Tom
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