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Forum: RV-12 03-03-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,072
Posted By Hal-san
and to think

Someone banned him from this forum.:(

[ed. Nobody banned him. His user account is http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=15051 - just hasn't logged in since '14. b,d]
Forum: RV-12 10-06-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 54,014
Posted By Hal-san
Does anyone out there have bad regulator they...

Does anyone out there have bad regulator they would like to get rid of? I need one with a good connector as I want to use the connector on another project.
Forum: RV-12 08-30-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,641
Posted By Hal-san
ROD Ends

I tried the new metal rod ends today and they seemed to fit very sloppy on the rods till tightened completely down. Did not like that so I checked both ends with a caliper and a thread gage. The...
Forum: RV-12 08-11-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,812
Posted By Hal-san
Jim to each his own but the JD regulator is...

Jim to each his own but the JD regulator is suppose to be a darn site better than the Ducati that is installed on my plane. I plan to use the JD as a back up for not if but when the Ducati fails.:)
Forum: RV-12 08-11-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,812
Posted By Hal-san
Being the lazy type that I am I hoping for...

Being the lazy type that I am I hoping for connectors so I would not make a mistake when I needed to sub in the JD regulator.;)
Forum: RV-12 08-11-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,812
Posted By Hal-san
That was the original part number that has been...

That was the original part number that has been changed to MIA881279.
Forum: RV-12 08-11-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,812
Posted By Hal-san
John Deere regulator

Does anyone have a resource for a connector that will fit the Deere VR and one that will connect to the existing regulator connector. thanks.
Forum: RV-12 06-11-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,282
Posted By Hal-san
yes they do.

yes they do.
Forum: RV-12 03-24-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,680
Posted By Hal-san
check you email. Hal-san

check you email.

Hal-san
Forum: RV-12 03-17-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,725
Posted By Hal-san
thanks John!!:)

thanks John!!:)
Forum: RV-12 03-16-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,020
Posted By Hal-san
Unhappy John Unfortunately those weights are no longer...

John
Unfortunately those weights are no longer available from Amazon. I tried to order some but they say they are no longer available.
Forum: RV-12 03-16-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,725
Posted By Hal-san
John, where did you get that tech data page from?

John,
where did you get that tech data page from?
Forum: RV-12 02-19-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 33,709
Posted By Hal-san
Scott, is there a kit number for this SB or do we...

Scott,
is there a kit number for this SB or do we have to order everything separately?
Forum: RV-12 02-07-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,455
Posted By Hal-san
I think Van's has a rudder pedal extender under...

I think Van's has a rudder pedal extender under development.
Forum: RV-12 12-15-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,665
Posted By Hal-san
Mine quit at about 80 hours. :mad:

Mine quit at about 80 hours. :mad:
Forum: RV-12 11-21-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 21,447
Posted By Hal-san
Scott, why is taking Van's so long to post a...

Scott, why is taking Van's so long to post a revision to section 46 for the regulator move.
Forum: RV-12 11-19-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By Hal-san
Check page 20 of the Macto manual.

Check page 20 of the Macto manual.
Forum: RV-12 11-08-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,133
Posted By Hal-san
I don't know if they did a kit but the part...

I don't know if they did a kit but the part number and installation instructions for the stiffener are covered in in section 42C, page 9. You can find this on Van's web site in the revisions section...
Forum: RV-12 07-12-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,236
Posted By Hal-san
I take it to Staples and have them print it out...

I take it to Staples and have them print it out but then I still have to cut the pages down to the correct size. Not really easy.:(
Forum: RV-12 07-05-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,434
Posted By Hal-san
Yes, they are used in the 12, mostly in the...

Yes, they are used in the 12, mostly in the engine area if I recall correctly.
Forum: RV-12 04-30-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,057
Posted By Hal-san
My trim tab came with the necessary rivets.

My trim tab came with the necessary rivets.
Forum: RV-12 03-12-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,503
Posted By Hal-san
Rick, send an email to larry@bullerent.com. He...

Rick,
send an email to larry@bullerent.com. He is the one who was selling them.
Forum: RV-12 02-19-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,706
Posted By Hal-san
Rob, if you are talking about the vent holes in...

Rob, if you are talking about the vent holes in the skin, look at page 37-13.
Forum: RV-12 02-15-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,360
Posted By Hal-san
Yes, a broken tap in that area is no fun. I know...

Yes, a broken tap in that area is no fun. I know from experience.:eek:
Forum: RV-12 01-15-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By Hal-san
I sent Synergy an email asking them who is...

I sent Synergy an email asking them who is painting the RV12 they build but have not received a response from them. I was told by a Vans employee that the painting is done by a car painter near the...
Forum: RV-12 01-08-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 16,706
Posted By Hal-san
When I picked my vent kit up at Vans last month,...

When I picked my vent kit up at Vans last month, I ask about the fuel cap and was told by Ken Scott to just dab a little sealer in the hole to keep any water out of the tank.
Forum: RV-12 11-06-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,028
Posted By Hal-san
I have the same problem but not all the time. If...

I have the same problem but not all the time. If I let the engine run for about 5 minutes after it reaches normal operating temp of 121 degrees, it seems to always smooth out. If I check the...
Forum: RV-12 08-21-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,958
Posted By Hal-san
believe me that I will take the sight glass out...

believe me that I will take the sight glass out if I have to pull the tank out again. Have those screws leak on two separate occasions and with only 60 hrs of flight time :(. Hopefully the sealant...
Forum: RV-12 05-02-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,647
Posted By Hal-san
My nose gear came with a hole already drilled in...

My nose gear came with a hole already drilled in the plate, however it was on the wrong side so I did as you, I just drilled a matching hole on the other side.
Forum: RV-12 05-02-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,647
Posted By Hal-san
All I can say is that you must be good at safety...

All I can say is that you must be good at safety wiring.
Forum: RV-12 04-29-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,001
Posted By Hal-san
Yep!

Had the same problem. In fact I broke the tap off in the hole. Ordered a removal tool and had a good time getting it out.:mad:
Forum: RV-12 03-26-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 205,960
Posted By Hal-san
Congratulations on the first flight. Please...

Congratulations on the first flight. Please check your pm.
Forum: RV-12 03-20-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,495
Posted By Hal-san
Getting it off is pretty quick and easy. Getting...

Getting it off is pretty quick and easy. Getting it back on is where the pain comes into play.
Forum: RV-12 03-08-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,126
Posted By Hal-san
Wayne

I had this same problem when I did the original inspection on the gear. What I did was to remove the wing spar roller to gain access to the tab that got bent. I then used a very long socket...
Forum: RV-12 02-24-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,025
Posted By Hal-san
I don't know that I would want too. Just...

I don't know that I would want too. Just courious if anyone had tried them and what were the results.
Forum: RV-12 02-24-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,025
Posted By Hal-san
Vortex Generators

Has anyone experimented with putting vortex generators on their wings?
Forum: RV-12 02-21-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,989
Posted By Hal-san
I also had

this same problem. Just did what seemed reasonable ")" and pressed on and did not notify Vans.
Forum: RV-12 01-04-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,228
Posted By Hal-san
Jerry

Good idea. When did you move to AL??
Forum: RV-12 12-10-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,421
Posted By Hal-san
Welcome to the forum!! You have made a great...

Welcome to the forum!! You have made a great choice.

Unless they have changed their procedure, you have to either FAX or snail mail the order to them.
Forum: RV-12 12-06-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,758
Posted By Hal-san
Bob, Someone has already done it but I cannot...

Bob,
Someone has already done it but I cannot recall who it was. They posted pictures on the forum.
Forum: RV-12 11-29-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By Hal-san
Mine were also reversed but it was for the D180.

Mine were also reversed but it was for the D180.
Forum: RV-12 11-28-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 363,148
Posted By Hal-san
thanks for the info.

thanks for the info.
Forum: RV-12 11-27-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 60,098
Posted By Hal-san
I am kit 194, first flight in August 2011 and...

I am kit 194, first flight in August 2011 and live less than 150 miles from the factory. NO kit yet!!:confused:
Forum: RV-12 11-26-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 363,148
Posted By Hal-san
That is nice, nice, nice paint job. Need to get...

That is nice, nice, nice paint job. Need to get mine painted. How much and how do I contact?
thanks
Forum: RV-12 09-29-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,293
Posted By Hal-san
I checked with Curtis Valve co that makes the...

I checked with Curtis Valve co that makes the valve that Tony had problem with and they stated that the maxium torque value for the valve is 60 to 70 inch pounds. That is a whole lot less than the...
Forum: RV-12 09-27-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,293
Posted By Hal-san
Marty, what is the drain valve you used made...

Marty,
what is the drain valve you used made from, brass or stainless steel?
Forum: RV-12 09-06-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,108
Posted By Hal-san
they are part of the kit. If you did not receive...

they are part of the kit. If you did not receive them, let Vans know and I am sure they will send you a set.
Forum: RV-12 09-06-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 55,360
Posted By Hal-san
loose bolts

I would recommend that once you get the bolts properly torued that you put torque seal on them so you can tell at a glance if the bolts have become loose. Just be sure the bolts are completely...
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 55,360
Posted By Hal-san
No Cracks

Inspected 912HM today. Have 40+ hours some not so soft landings but not much braking. No cracks or deformed skins.
Forum: RV-12 08-26-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,415
Posted By Hal-san
Scott, I use two wedges on my 12 rudder. That...

Scott,
I use two wedges on my 12 rudder. That keeps the ball centered at 5200 rpm.
Forum: RV-12 08-26-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,304
Posted By Hal-san
I am guessing that no else has seen this crimp in...

I am guessing that no else has seen this crimp in their old fuel pump connection pipe as there have been no responses.
Forum: RV-12 07-29-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,804
Posted By Hal-san
Wayne, I had a similar problem and found that the...

Wayne,
I had a similar problem and found that the left and right EGT wires were crossed in the connector to the D180. After I found out I was chasing the wrong side, I corrected the wiring and...
Forum: RV-12 07-14-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 55,360
Posted By Hal-san
If my memory still serves me, I had torqued these...

If my memory still serves me, I had torqued these bolts to the specs but when I decided to check because they just didn't look right, I could get my fingernail under the head of a couple of them. ...
Forum: RV-12 07-04-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,965
Posted By Hal-san
Easy to replace, no skin removal required. I did...

Easy to replace, no skin removal required. I did my right wing in about an hour.
Forum: RV-12 06-16-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,374
Posted By Hal-san
Walt, I had the same problem with my right wing. ...

Walt, I had the same problem with my right wing. It would move 1/32 of an inch when wiggling wing fore and aft. Van's made me two new sub spars, W1207B-35 and W1207B-45 which are .035 and .045...
Forum: RV-12 06-08-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,486
Posted By Hal-san
Hi Jerry, Just returned from my short visit to...

Hi Jerry,
Just returned from my short visit to Okinawa and find that you made your first flight in your shinny new bird. Congratulations on your accomplishment and I know you will enjoy the...
Forum: RV-12 05-22-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,766
Posted By Hal-san
Catbird Congrts on getting your cert. Here I am...

Catbird
Congrts on getting your cert. Here I am in Benton City and forgot to bring my little book with your phone number. Sure would like to see your finished product. Give me a call at 2536777026...
Forum: RV-12 05-07-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,427
Posted By Hal-san
Do a search for 'trim setting' and follow Marty...

Do a search for 'trim setting' and follow Marty Santic's post #4. It should get you very close to what you need. This is for D180 but I think the Skyview should be same.
Forum: RV-12 04-25-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,119
Posted By Hal-san
Catbird, Sounds exactly the way it worked when I...

Catbird,
Sounds exactly the way it worked when I did it last July. The only thing that I see that may be different is I was able to request a specific DAR.
Forum: RV-12 04-21-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,067
Posted By Hal-san
only in my dreams!:D

only in my dreams!:D
Forum: RV-12 04-20-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,067
Posted By Hal-san
thanks Robert, sent you a PM.

thanks Robert,
sent you a PM.
Forum: RV-12 04-19-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,067
Posted By Hal-san
Has anyone made a PDF file of the wiring diagrams...

Has anyone made a PDF file of the wiring diagrams that are for the kits shipped prior to 8-25-11? If so would you care to share a copy:).

thanks
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