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Forum: RV-12 05-27-2018, 12:01 AM
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Posted By pstraub
OK, I can finally answer this question. I did a...

OK, I can finally answer this question. I did a new weight and CG calculation today. Since my original weigh-in last year (741.3 lbs, 81.38 inches), it looks like I have gained about 46 lbs!! (787.4...
Forum: RV-12 05-15-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,801
Posted By pstraub
You guys did a great job, it was obviously my...

You guys did a great job, it was obviously my inspiration. I think both 'versions' are beautiful. I did have John design an RV-12 scheme based on the 1970 Martini Porsche Le Mans 917, but I chickened...
Forum: RV-12 05-15-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,801
Posted By pstraub
Exactly...I didn't care for the solid wheel...

Exactly...I didn't care for the solid wheel pants, or the way the copper color on the wings and stab died directly into the dark fuselage. I also wanted a different line on the checkered flag and a...
Forum: RV-12 05-15-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,801
Posted By pstraub
Thanks Jerre!!

Thanks Jerre!!
Forum: RV-12 05-13-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,801
Posted By pstraub
Thanks Ron!!! I designed it, but I must admit...

Thanks Ron!!!



I designed it, but I must admit that it's heavily based on the new RV-12iS that Van's showcased at OSH last year. I made several adjustments and chose my own colors. The other great...
Forum: RV-12 05-12-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,801
Posted By pstraub
My first aerial shot....

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Forum: RV-12 05-09-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,801
Posted By pstraub
Absolutely, I am excited to recommend them! You...

Absolutely, I am excited to recommend them! You won't find much info about painting on their website yet, since they are just going public with it. But they are definitely in the business. Here is...
Forum: RV-12 05-08-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,801
Posted By pstraub
I painted the interior while I was building the...

I painted the interior while I was building the fuselage. I just scuffed all the panels and used Rustoleum 2x satin granite.

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Forum: RV-12 05-07-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,801
Posted By pstraub
Very good question, I also installed all my...

Very good question, I also installed all my leather and carpet interior panels while I was up there. I guess about 40 lbs total, but I will be weighing the plane this weekend and will post it here.
Forum: RV-12 05-06-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,801
Posted By pstraub
Thanks very much...

Thanks very much guys!!

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Forum: RV-12 05-06-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,801
Posted By pstraub
My RV-12 is painted!! Finally!

Well, almost a year to the day after my first flight, my RV-12 is finally painted! A huge thanks to Synergy Air, they did such a great job. Nobody will believe I built the plane, it looks too good! I...
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