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July 22, 2016.   Issue No. 4,164.
 
Wishing you and yours a happy, safe and RV-filled weekend! 
 


OSH Bound....Sid Mayeux 7A

 

RV-6 30th Year Anniversary T-Shirt

...Limited Edition Commemorative Garment from the Mothership!

 

Window Trim Jig ...Cbull RV-10

I've taken so many ideas from this forum but really haven't given back. So here goes:

I think this only relates to RV-10's, why I'm posting here. I don't really know what builders do for the junction where the windows meet the fiberglass on the inside. Here is my solution, sorry if its been done before.

For this example I used 1/4" deep #8507K14 rubber edge trim from McMaster Carr. I basically made a little jig to cut one side off of the edge trim. To cut the trim I generously applied WD-40 to the trim as I pull it through the cutter. 20' of window trim in 2 minutes, perfectly cut.

I used the 3M instant adhesive in the pic below and installed about 3" at a time. The super glue is very expensive, $30 for that little bottle, but wow does it hold. I haven't even put a dent in it with almost all my trim installed.

A picture is worth a thousand words, so here are roughly 7000 words:  ...

 

Shop Status Report ...scard

"...I'm looking forward to having it 68 degrees when it is 105 outside."

 

"You made the shirt, Terry!!!" ...Ian post re: the EAA 30 yr shirt

I love the shirt!! That is my plane in the back. I bought the plane from Terry Jackson, and his wife designed the paint scheme. While there may be other -6's out there painted like mine, until I see them:

You made the shirt, Terry!!!!!!

 

Visit Garmin Team X at OSH! ...& daily seminar sched.



 

Cabin Top Fit Question / Photos ...Justin

Need some assistance on what to sand down more in order to get a batter cabin top fit. Here's where I'm at right now. Over all it seems to fit well except for.....Both sides have about the same 1/8th inch area visible on the flange but near the aft end it disappears.  Is this normal or what area should I sand to have this drop down more? I first thought it was the flange back area hitting the longeron but there's a gap right there. Thanks!



 

Superior Air Parts Forum Sched

...emailed to me by TexMex lunch friend Scott Hayes (VP there)

 

New Sticky Threads in the Classified Section:

 

OSH News for VAF Advertisers and friends starting to trickle in:

 


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VAF Calendar ...upcoming Events for the Next 60 Day(s)
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07-25-2016: OSH
07-26-2016: OSH
07-27-2016: OSH, "RV Aerobatics" forum presentation at AirVenture - 10 AM
07-28-2016: OSH
07-29-2016: OSH
07-30-2016: OSH
07-31-2016: OSH
08-12-2016: Independence Fly-In & Van's Homecoming, Sparta Michigan 4th Annual flyin and breakfast
08-13-2016: Independence Fly-In & Van's Homecoming, Sparta Michigan 4th Annual flyin and breakfast
08-14-2016: Independence Fly-In & Van's Homecoming
08-15-2016: Independence Fly-In & Van's Homecoming
09-03-2016: Mauston New Lisbon Fly-in.

Mothership News

Fly52F.org News..where theVanCave lives.
The 'Hyde Restrictions' no longer exist.  New runway soon.  (more info)
• Runway Construction Committee evaluating civil engineering finalists
Why I voted 'YES'  dr

Phase I of new 52F runway begins....

 


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