What's clearly needed is a RV reconditioning program. Something that cleans up scratches, paint defects, faults of any kind. The airplane goes immediately to the head of the line of show-winners. Down time would be about a half hour.
Sadly, mine doesn't qualify. It never was perfect (not even close) and thus in need of refurb. I suppose you'd say it just needs the furb.
It bears all the visible faults from a first-time build as well as some wear. But, it sure does fly well.
RV7A (N7101) - Flying 10/2008