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Tony Spicer, LSA taildragger, Jab 3300

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Re: Tony Spicer, LSA taildragger, Jab 3300

PostMon Dec 15, 2014 3:16 pm

T Spicer
By reading your Posts & builders log I know you have spiritual strength to get through this part of your life
and come out the stronger --with your joyful disposition you will overcome the lonelyness-- and you can rely on
God's strength to comfort us in our times of need---Many Happy Landings Tony

in a land of country flying -- Oregon
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Re: Tony Spicer, LSA taildragger, Jab 3300

PostMon Dec 15, 2014 2:51 pm

so sorry tony, if you ever want to just go fly let me know.
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Re: Tony Spicer, LSA taildragger, Jab 3300

PostMon Dec 15, 2014 1:01 pm

Very sorry to hear of your loss Tony.

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Re: Tony Spicer, LSA taildragger, Jab 3300

PostMon Dec 15, 2014 10:52 am

Tony-
Sorry to hear the bad news. Our prayers are with both of you.
peace,

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Re: Tony Spicer, LSA taildragger, Jab 3300

PostMon Dec 15, 2014 10:12 am

Tony,

I've never met you, but as I'm sure many can say the same thing, the Internet has allowed me to get to know to know at least some of the builder in you. My condolences on your loss.
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Re: Tony Spicer, LSA taildragger, Jab 3300

PostMon Dec 15, 2014 8:51 am

Hi Bruce,

It's been almost a month since I was last in the shop.

On 11/22, my sweet wife of 49 years suffered a ruptured aneurysm in her brain. On 12/7 she passed away.

The Panther will be good therapy for me at some point, but right now I just don't know when that will be.

Tony
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Re: Tony Spicer, LSA taildragger, Jab 3300

PostSun Dec 14, 2014 11:02 pm

Tony,

Been in the shop any? Seat been upholstered yet? Been checking your site and been a little quiet over the holidays. Anyways, hope things are well and Happy Holidays to you K. ; )

Bruce
Still tearing down the Corvair engine.
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Re: Tony Spicer, LSA taildragger, Jab 3300

PostTue Nov 18, 2014 4:15 pm

Tony,

Hah! You kill me. Hah, you be the only one of us to say you completed 2,3, ? 5 panthers before us. Plus, you can do it with your eyes close. :lol:
All in good fun and keep at it my friend. Like they say when your flying, and smiling, all of the sleepless nights, phone calls, waiting for parts or replacements is a long lost memeory. Sorta. It's worth it!

You get to leave this "Rat Race" of a world behind to enjoy what us aviators real love to do and that's "FLY".

Be looking for your next updates, K

Thank you again,

Bruce
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Re: Tony Spicer, LSA taildragger, Jab 3300

PostMon Nov 17, 2014 6:18 pm

Hi Bruce,

Thanks!

But if I were really as smart as you think, I most likely wouldn't have built two sets of wings, two sets of tail feathers, three sets of flaps/ailerons and five boot cowls just to end up with one Panther. :)

Tony
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Re: Tony Spicer, LSA taildragger, Jab 3300

PostMon Nov 17, 2014 4:40 pm

Tony,

Yes, "Thank you". Maybe not said enough as many viewed your photo's daily on your progress. A few of us folks need the pioneers up front hammering it out for us to learn from.

From the photo's and updates it's a 2+2 equation as to the ease of building with the factory parts on the panther. Seeing your abilities to adapt ahead of the kit release is a test to your skills in the shop. Your an "X" RV3 builder. Harder of the bunch to build by todays standards of kit ease! I finished a slow build 8. Sold it, now want a "Panther".

I think I have my motor but won't know for sure until I opener it up to see how the internals are? "Corvair" of course.

Hang in there and wish you were a little bit closer to me to keep those building juices alive. Your in SC and myself NV bit far for a Sunday drive.

Take care,

Bruce Gray
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