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Old 01-06-2020, 04:31 PM
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Default Grove gear intersection fairings

Id appreciate any photos or how to from builders on their upper intersection fairings. I have not found any aftermarket fairing that will work with the Grove gear so I will be fabricating them over the next few days.

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Old 01-06-2020, 05:49 PM
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http://www.fairings-etc.com/Intersection_Fairings.html

Bought my fairings here...I have grove gear.

My fairings fit great with a little tweaking.

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Old 01-06-2020, 06:13 PM
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Thanks! I was wondering the same thing...in the process of installing the Grove gear and was quite surprised to see the larger parts!

Nothing a little Dremmel action couldn't handle...but now I have to cover it up!
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Old 01-06-2020, 06:17 PM
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http://www.fairings-etc.com/Intersection_Fairings.html

Bought my fairings here...I have grove gear.

My fairings fit great with a little tweaking.

Don
Second vote for fairings etc. Here is the fit out of the box with out any real fitting work.



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Old 01-06-2020, 06:21 PM
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Id appreciate any photos or how to from builders on their upper intersection fairings. I have not found any aftermarket fairing that will work with the Grove gear so I will be fabricating them over the next few days.

Thanks,
Carl
Stu also added this video for a roll your own with grove gear and they are quite nice.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lgMvfysThlQ&t=1s
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Old 01-06-2020, 07:06 PM
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Great feed - thanks guys.

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Old 01-06-2020, 07:33 PM
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Ditto!

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Old 01-06-2020, 09:14 PM
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If you are going to purchase from Fairings etc. Send and email to Steve Barnes and tell him you want the fairings for the Grove Gear. I'm quite sure they have both, but were able to ship and sell me the right ones. I can't find any pictures of them painted, but overall, I was pleased with how they came out and my plane flew .625 kts faster!
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Old 01-06-2020, 09:26 PM
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Stu also added this video for a roll your own with grove gear and they are quite nice.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lgMvfysThlQ&t=1s
I've bought all sorts of fairings and fairing etc is probably best I've tried. However no fairing is going to be perfect. Especially with the 8 gear that actually requires the builder to align it. Good thing is these Grove gear don't move very much. Rolling your own isn't that hard.

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... Rolling your own isn't that hard. ...
You really make it look easy! Great video. I made several sets myself but none turned out decently. I ordered the fairings etc and they look awesome. All credit to Fairings-Etc and my painter - I just drilled a couple of holes.

http://www.rv8.ch/upper-intersection-gear-fairings/

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