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Old 06-28-2017, 06:53 PM
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Jason, I have wondered about you from time to time. Glad to see the progress! Congrats! I've been 10 years on my project, so I know how the time flies, believe me.
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Old 06-29-2017, 08:07 AM
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Default Thanks for thinking Bruce!

Between several "promotions" at work and upgrades to my volunteer service, time has gotten a bit short while all my kids age into teenagers. Progress is being made...wish it were faster. Good to have all the motivators here keeping me inspired.
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Old 07-16-2017, 03:22 PM
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Default Hung the engine today!

103 F high humidity and monsoon weather. Why not hang an engine! First time I've ever hung one and I did it solo in just over an hour.



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Wittman Tailwind W8 N53CH (built & sold)
Pazmany PL-1 N2029 (bought & sold)
RV7 - N537TC (reserved & building)
Emp & Wings done - working on fuselage - finish kit received

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The big day arrived and it was time to go to the airport. Drove really slowly and arrived in one piece. Now the fuselage is tucked up in its new home and the wings will join it for final assembly next week!

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Sensenich Prop, Cummins Spinner
Finishing up the Fuselage paint then off to the airport

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Old Today, 05:42 PM
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Default Very Nice

So nice to see completions.

Sometimes i wonder if mine will ever get built then i see something like this and I go rivetting.

8 years and 1 to go i hope.

Nice bird,, did you paint it yourself?

Dave
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Old Today, 06:46 PM
Simon Hitchen Simon Hitchen is offline
 
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Thanks Dave,

Yes I painted it myself at home in a homemade booth. I used matrix base/clear and although it was a lot of work I really enjoyed the process.

Highly recommend giving it a go.

Simon
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