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Old 11-15-2022, 01:50 AM
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Default Long shot- Wanted - complete 6/6a Right wing

wanted 6/6a right wing complete with tank, aileron and Flap.
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Old 11-15-2022, 02:48 AM
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Donít forget that 6 wings are match drilled to the fuselage centre section bulkhead and spar splice plates, so to the best of my knowledge, not a swappable component.
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Old 11-22-2022, 08:44 PM
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Old 11-23-2022, 09:16 AM
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Default RV-6 info

Definitely early RV-6 wings are not swappable.

However, later ones may be. Later Phlostogen sets were match drilled to a template. My kit's splice plates were missing (some prior owner lost them... there was an estate sale involved). Phlostogen confirmed that my spars were match drilled and were able to make me a new set that fit.

As I recall they engraved a number onto the spar end, and if the number was above some value then they had been made on the jig.
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Old 11-23-2022, 11:06 AM
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How long would it take to build up a new spar into a new wing? A month, 160hrs? Is it not possible to build a new wing to fit an old rv6?
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Old 11-23-2022, 11:23 AM
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Default 6 wing

I have a set of early 6 wings with the center section and flaps - no ailerons.

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