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    For Sale Antenna cable, RG-400

    I sent you an email about the cabling
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    Full Vinyl wrap?

    Here is a third video of the empennage and what I did paint on my aircraft. Probably the last unless there are more questions. Empennage
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    Full Vinyl wrap?

    Here is a short video about the wheelpant challenges Wheelpant
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    Full Vinyl wrap?

    Here is the first of a few videos showing areas / problems with the vinyl on my RV-7. Let me quickly say that I am not a professional vinyl installer, just a guy that built an airplane. This is not a how to video, just video to answer a few of the questions for RV-Charlie. I'll post a couple...
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    Full Vinyl wrap?

    I gave you the wrong color name, it’s cosmic blue https://metrorestyling.com/collections/blue-vinyl-wrap/products/3m-1080-gloss-cosmic-blue-vinyl-wrap-g377
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    Full Vinyl wrap?

    The vinyl doesn’t shrink. You can heat it to help stretch it but at least the 3M product I used doesn’t shrink. It will tend to contract slightly back to its original size. If you stretch it to a butt joint it may contract and leave a gap in the coverage. On my wingtips there is one sheet on...
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    Full Vinyl wrap?

    I’ll shoot a video and try to show you more information about wrapping
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    Full Vinyl wrap?

    I did not do anything to the aluminum before wrapping other than clean it thoroughly and made sure it was dry. In the few places I’ve replaced the vinyl I haven’t seen any corrosion. The vinyl is 3 mils thick so it does not hide anything. Every surface imperfection will show in the vinyl. But...
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    Full Vinyl wrap?

    I did not use seem sealer but l believe my friend is using it. I used knifeless tape and overlapped vinyl where necessary. Butt joints can separate overtime especially if the vinyl was heated and stretched. That will leave a gap in the two pieces of vinyl. I have found that it really wants to...
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    Full Vinyl wrap?

    I used 3M 1080 the color is cobalt blue. initially I paid someone to do most of the hard part of the wrap. After watching I will do it myself from now on. the tips were wrapped separately but on the aircraft. The cowling, spinner and wheel pants were the most difficult to do. You have to...
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    Full Vinyl wrap?

    I’m not close to MS but my RV-7 is partially wrapped, the rest is polished. My neighbor is fully wrapping his RV-7A. My vinyl is four years old with two cross country trips to OSH . I might be able to answer your questions
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    For Sale Need to clean out aircraft out of hanger.

    Still have the struts for a Bearhawk?
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