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Old 05-25-2014, 04:49 PM
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Default RV-10 John Block

Finally started on my RV-10 Kit today. I have been working on some of the practice kits and will continue to, but decided today to start working on the Empennage Kit.

The Product of today's work. 4 hours.





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Old 05-25-2014, 07:54 PM
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Looking good John!
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Old 05-26-2014, 12:14 AM
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Keep plugging away and you'll be wearing out engines like Vlad and Rosie in no time.
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Old 05-26-2014, 01:40 AM
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Woo hoo - good work, John.
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Old 05-26-2014, 05:42 PM
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Default 5/26/2014 3 hrs

Finally something that looks like part of an airplane. Had some difficulty getting the second side of the skin attached but finally got it. I match drilled then disassembled and dimpled the ribs except where noted. While reading ahead I don't see that it calls for the forward spar to be dimpled or counter sunk. Anyone know? I would assume dimpled, but I want to make sure before I do something and have to order a new part. While getting the skin on, I noticed a very slight outward dimple in the skin for the VS. This was caused by the nose of the rib. I don't think that it will be an issue.

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Old 05-26-2014, 05:47 PM
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Finally something that looks like part of an airplane. Had some difficulty getting the second side of the skin attached but finally got it. I match drilled then disassembled and dimpled the ribs except where noted. While reading ahead I don't see that it calls for the forward spar to be dimpled or counter sunk. Anyone know? I would assume dimpled, but I want to make sure before I do something and have to order a new part. While getting the skin on, I noticed a very slight outward dimple in the skin for the VS. This was caused by the nose of the rib.
You have read about all the "gotchas" on myrv10.com? This is the first of many.

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Old 05-26-2014, 05:48 PM
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Keeping all the photos here for those who want to see the full size images and ones I don't post here.

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You have read about all the "gotchas" on myrv10.com? This is the first of many.

Bob
I read that a long time ago, need to go back and review. Thanks for reminding me Bob!
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Old 05-27-2014, 10:20 AM
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Default Congrats on your first part..

..Mine too has the little "outies" from the nose rib. I missed this gotcha when I was building mine, but I hear there are MANY 10s out there like this.
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