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Old 08-09-2012, 04:07 PM
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Awesome - have lots of fun!

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Old 08-10-2012, 08:47 AM
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Very Nice Scott. You have some very nice looking birds in your hangar.
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Old 08-10-2012, 10:05 AM
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Very clean! Your workmanship looks top-notch. I am jealous of your fiberglass as well
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Old 08-10-2012, 10:16 AM
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Paint looks fantastic!

(mind if I 'borrow' some of the concept / lines in about a year?)
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Old 08-10-2012, 10:38 AM
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Super paint scheme on your -12. What does a paint job cost up in Utah? The quality is apparent. Also, after construction have you experienced any slight movement in your right wing when attempting to move it back and forth at the wing tip? Any adjustment to the forward or rear wing spar? Thanks. E. Burdick
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Old 08-10-2012, 11:22 AM
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Well done, Scott! Looks great! Now you've got me thinkin...
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Old 08-10-2012, 11:45 AM
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Congratulations on finishing the plane. Now that it's painted, any chance of a report on it's performance flying in the mountains?
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Old 08-10-2012, 03:28 PM
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Excellent, Scott - colours (sorry, 'colors' ) look good.

And here is the original for those that didn't see it:

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Old 08-10-2012, 08:27 PM
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Beautiful 12. Well done! Anyone that has seen your 10 fully expected your 12 would turn out just like this. Now you can have more kids since you have RV seats for 6. :-)
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Old 08-12-2012, 09:31 AM
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Paint looks fantastic!

(mind if I 'borrow' some of the concept / lines in about a year?)
Not at all. I stole the lines too, just changed the colors and location on the wings to reduce the amount of gray. I think I would have done one shade darker on the wings.

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Super paint scheme on your -12. What does a paint job cost up in Utah? The quality is apparent. Also, after construction have you experienced any slight movement in your right wing when attempting to move it back and forth at the wing tip? Any adjustment to the forward or rear wing spar? Thanks. E. Burdick
I had quotes between $7500 and $9500.
I have not seen any movement but will check it. I still need to add the gap seal.

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Congratulations on finishing the plane. Now that it's painted, any chance of a report on it's performance flying in the mountains?
So far it is great. I initially set the pitch and had it pitched too low, needed more RPM. I was on the low end of Van's static RPM. Repitched it again to the high end and thought I had it nailed. I was climbing out at 5200 RPM around 80 degrees outside. The past couple of weeks have been 95+ degrees and I am only seeing 5080 RPM on climb out and definitely want more. I will repitch one more time. I would rather have a better climb right now with two people.
As for speed, without the front nose wheel fairing I am seeing 122 kts TAS at 5500 RPM.
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