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Old 06-10-2010, 07:55 AM
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There's the number! 16,225 rivets in my airplane to the point of being ready for inspection!



I will have a few more when I get to the plate nuts for the wheel pants, but I don't know when that will be. So...to build an RV-7 to inspection readiness, one will use approximately 16,225 rivets, plus or minus a hundred or so depending on mods I would say.

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Old 06-10-2010, 08:08 AM
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Nice.

Very rain man, also . Congrats Chad.
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Old 06-10-2010, 08:15 AM
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Nice.

Very rain man, also . Congrats Chad.
LOL!!! Well...someone had to answer the age old question!

And yes, I do buy my underwear at K-Mart.
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....plus or minus a hundred or so depending on mods I would say.


I am SO SICK of the moderators getting blamed for everything around here!!!!









Congrats, buddy!
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Old 06-10-2010, 09:16 AM
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I am SO SICK of the moderators getting blamed for everything around here!!!!

Congrats, buddy!

Priceless.

Chad, I'm calling you 'Rain Man' from now on....
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Old 06-10-2010, 09:24 AM
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I would like to know how many rivet are added or subtracted with each different modification, that way one could determine to move forward with that mod or not based on the added number of rivets.

Looking good Chad.


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Old 06-10-2010, 09:41 AM
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Chad, you might live in Normal, Illinois, but in no way are YOU normal, Rain Man! Glenn
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Old 06-10-2010, 10:07 AM
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Priceless.

Chad, I'm calling you 'Rain Man' from now on....
Nah! The REAL Rain Man coulda told you how many rivets there were going to be BEFORE he built it!
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I want the 1949 Buick Roadmaster convertible......maybe some of the ability to do math would rub off on me if I drove it around for a while.

Good for you Chad!!!!! I'm at about the same stage with the RV8.

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Old 06-10-2010, 11:59 AM
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Default problem with rivet count?

Why is there an odd number of rivets?

Seems like it should be an even number. I think you need to recount.
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