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Old 10-11-2017, 02:17 PM
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Default Finally happened......

It's been a bit over 11 years ago that I completed the rebuild of the damaged RV-6A project that I purchased, and got it flying again.
It has gone though a number of upgrades since (Advanced Flight Systems panel upgrade, etc.) but most notable (appearance wise anyway) was finally painting it just over two years ago.
The Junkyard Special (as it is known) was previously too ugly to even bother with photos and since painting it the opportunity just hadn't come up, but it finally happened this week.

Ed Hicks (yes, that Ed Hicks) was in town working on some other projects and the opportunity presented itself for me to form up on his camera lens.

I couldn't be more pleased with the results.

Thanks again Ed





Edit: Oops, sorry for the file size. My first time using Halie and only now did I realize I needed to adjust file size before uploading them.
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Old 10-11-2017, 02:21 PM
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Verra verra nice.
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Old 10-11-2017, 02:44 PM
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Way nice!!!!
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Old 10-11-2017, 02:46 PM
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I my has been a while since I have seen your bird so I wouldn't have recognized it. Outstanding Scott! Love it.
Looks like a calendar photo to me.
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Old 10-11-2017, 02:59 PM
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Awesome!

Quote:
Oops, sorry for the file size. My first time using Halie and only now did I realize I needed to adjust file size before uploading them.
You can edit the post and just change the link from:

http://halie.com/oOi.jpg

To:

http://halie.com/scale/25/oOi.jpg

Or whatever is appropriate.
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:06 PM
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Congratulations - very good job.

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Old 10-11-2017, 03:07 PM
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Awesome!



You can edit the post and just change the link from:

http://halie.com/oOi.jpg

To:

http://halie.com/scale/25/oOi.jpg

Or whatever is appropriate.
Done

Thanks for the tip. Scale 30 seems to work pretty well.
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:18 PM
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You mean Van's doesn't give you a demonstrator to fly personally?
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:18 PM
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Nice build Scott. I bet it flys great! Did you go with the original rudder or did you go with the RV-7 rudder? Just curious.
Paint look fantastic.

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Old 10-11-2017, 03:31 PM
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Looks great Scott I am jealous. Can I borrow your RV signature/nickname for two years? You don't need it anymore.
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