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Old 04-14-2021, 07:28 PM
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Did you fix the oopsie?

Gonna let the paint guy fix it...oh wait I'm the paint guy.

I haven't gotten anything to fill the hole with yet.
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Old 04-18-2021, 12:46 PM
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Rudder rough assembled, waiting on rudder and elevator horns that are back ordered, estimated arrival May 21, not much to do without them.




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Old 05-12-2021, 02:35 AM
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forgot something in the second pic lol
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Old 06-09-2021, 05:50 PM
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Default elevator into practice project.

I should have walked away and come back to it.






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Old 06-10-2021, 05:29 AM
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I have seen worse. I have a couple small dings on mine.
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Old 06-11-2021, 09:27 AM
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I know the feeling well when you make your first mistake or make the first smilie, it really saps your confidence as you are determined to do everything right, been there!!
I have a matching one on my 9A rudder where the gun slipped and a few others on the way to where I am on my build, the dreaded tip-up canopy.
The expression 'move on' I never understood until now which is when your build is finished and painted you will have forgotten about the smilies and the numerous not 100% formed rivets you will have.
Learnt the hard way about not redoing a non perfect rivet, you do more damage replacing it normally and it sometimes isn't any better.
Keep on trucking!!
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Old 07-16-2021, 09:14 AM
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progress so far.

Also considering dropping the "A" from my build.
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Old 07-18-2021, 06:44 PM
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I have a few friends that have taildragger RV9s, they love 'em.
I've never seen an taildragger RV upside down, but I have seen 4 "A" model RV's inverted on the runway. That's reason enough to go tailwheel.
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Old 07-18-2021, 07:03 PM
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I have a few friends that have taildragger RV9s, they love 'em.
I've never seen an taildragger RV upside down, but I have seen 4 "A" model RV's inverted on the runway. That's reason enough to go tailwheel.
As opposed to ground loops.

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Old 07-18-2021, 10:33 PM
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Not done with my -9 yet, but everyone says it's the easiest taildragger to land they have flown. I'm betting they are right and am looking forward to some new challenges!
Good luck.
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