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Old 01-20-2020, 07:34 PM
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Well, I've hit the canopy phase and I have to say, I'm kind of lost my way. I've read the plans a few times, I've looked at as many build sites as I can. I think I need some additional help. Obviously in person would be great, but Facetime/Skype might work too. The only local RVs are tip-up or built by someone else.

I'm not sure what steps I need to do next and feel like I'm spinning my wheels by looking and measuring but not taking action.

I've laid out the tracks, built the rear track and now not sure how to get through the next step.

Please PM me if you can offer some help.

Thank you very much!
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Old 01-20-2020, 09:01 PM
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Allen
Happy to help. Just finished painting my one piece fiberglass canopy skirt. Planning to sikaflex it this week. Feel free to e-mail, text or call.
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Old 01-20-2020, 11:27 PM
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Hi Larry,
Thanks, I'll text you tomorrow to see when it's okay.
Allen
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Old 01-21-2020, 12:28 AM
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Some people find this helpful.

https://www.vansaircraft.com/faq/sli...-installation/
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Old 01-24-2020, 09:05 AM
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I did a slider and my build log here has quite a bit of detail on it. As always feel free to PM me any questions you have!
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Old 01-24-2020, 09:52 AM
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I found the canopy to be challenging - maybe there's something in my build log that will help others: http://www.rv7blog.com/category/fuselage/canopy/
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Old 01-24-2020, 08:04 PM
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Thanks for the help, guys. This is why this site is so amazing! I'm making slow progress, but progress nonetheless. My buddy is going to help me on Sunday. He's got 50lbs on me so his weight will be useful.
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