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Old 02-13-2020, 08:32 AM
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For the QB it took us 14 months from first rivet to first flight. We worked about 20 hours on average per week, so about 1200 hours. However, I said "we" because I had help 90% of the time (Thanks, Phoenix ) which made a big difference.

Paint took 3 months (worth it) but I had at that point already flown off most of phase 1.

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I had to build the flaps twice and lost about 3 months doing so
No judgement here, just curiosity, why does it take 3 months to build two sets of flaps?

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it will be well worth the investment when I'm too old to fly anymore and it comes time to sell
We primed where required by the instructions, and a few select areas, but not everything. Observing folks who buy or sell RVs, primer doesn't seem to be a factor.
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