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Old 12-14-2017, 08:36 PM
waterboy2110 waterboy2110 is offline
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Default Is it time to build a 7?

Hello RV7 drivers. Giving serious though to taking on a new project. I think the 7 is going to be the one.
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Old 12-14-2017, 08:41 PM
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Default 7

We didn't build ours but we absolutely love it! What an incredible airplane.
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Old 12-14-2017, 09:17 PM
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Itís always a good time to build a 7.

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Old 12-15-2017, 05:55 AM
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Originally Posted by scrollF4 View Post
Itís always a good time to build a 7.
+1 . . . .

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Old 12-15-2017, 03:04 PM
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I think that could be said for any Vans machines The 7 sure is popular, only ever flew one once, liked the room compared to my fav design (the 8) & the access to the luggage area was the best. Conventional U/C of course
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Old 12-15-2017, 08:00 PM
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Originally Posted by BillL View Post
+1 . . . .
+2 . . . .
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Old 12-16-2017, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by J_Turner View Post
+2 . . . .
+3 . . . .
Bill R.
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Build the plane you want, not the plane others want you to build!
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Old 12-16-2017, 01:50 PM
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The best time to build was before present time so stop thinking and start building
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