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Forum: Fiberglass 12-15-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By Bavafa
I got over the fiberglass but girls... still...

I got over the fiberglass but girls... still working on it :D
Forum: RV-14 12-15-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Bavafa
Thank you, I have been following your progress...

Thank you, I have been following your progress with envy. Even more dedicated than I am and for that a congratulation and admiration is on order.
Forum: RV-14 12-15-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Bavafa
visiting VANs

I will be picking up my quick build kit in about a couple of weeks and was wondering if there are any other parts that is needed or recommended while I am there to get. I am trying to avoid paying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Bavafa
I have always been very impressed with their...

I have always been very impressed with their product and reliability of their EIFS/EIS. The features that some other company are offering now, they offered it years ago.
Forum: RV-14 12-10-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By Bavafa
Is it possible that you have a backfire thru your...

Is it possible that you have a backfire thru your intake?
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-04-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,865
Posted By Bavafa
A shout out for Paul at FlyLED for his great...

A shout out for Paul at FlyLED for his great service and great product. His kit arrived very quickly and looks very professional. Looking forward to putting it into good use.
Forum: RV-14 11-29-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bavafa
This is good news. So do I get this right, the...

This is good news. So do I get this right, the lack of timely response was not intentional or due to lack of attention, correct?
And you are responsible only for the shipping charges of an inferior...
Forum: RV-14 11-29-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bavafa
I am also very interested to hear of the outcome...

I am also very interested to hear of the outcome of this.
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-28-2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,231
Posted By Bavafa
I used to have a 79 Camera, the engine and...

I used to have a 79 Camera, the engine and everything else was so troublesome that I would not use a Chevy engine to power my wheelbarrow.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Bavafa
Hartzell composite prop on a 14

Just wondering if anyone has either put a Hartzell composite prop on a 14A or consider it. I am curious about the effect of it on CG and weight difference compared to a two bladed BA. Also, any...
Forum: RV-14 11-22-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By Bavafa
I already did it and it is just as firmly in as...

I already did it and it is just as firmly in as any other ones. In fact in a 14, there are few of them that you have to slit before you can install them.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-22-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Bavafa
PM sent......

PM sent......
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,531
Posted By Bavafa
In my RV7, I installed a couple of Trustfire...

In my RV7, I installed a couple of Trustfire flash light (11000 Lumen) each and they worked really great. The price of each were about $50 and they looked really cool too. These were in the wing tip...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By Bavafa
Home Depot has oak door trim which will work just...

Home Depot has oak door trim which will work just great for this purpose.
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By Bavafa
If by large you mean, length, the HS spar is the...

If by large you mean, length, the HS spar is the longest other than the wing spar which is anodized and does not need priming. The HS spar is a bit longer than 11' if I remember correctly.
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Bavafa
I was able to set all of them without any issues...

I was able to set all of them without any issues but the last one. For the last one I have thin but light buckng bar which worked fine for one side but the opposite side was getting pushed up if I...
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bavafa
This seems like a good plan B and ought to work...

This seems like a good plan B and ought to work but it is a shame that there has not been any response or support. I was about to order one but will wait at least some what longer to see if there is...
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,631
Posted By Bavafa
Hi Vic, I like your suggestion in the wing tip...

Hi Vic,
I like your suggestion in the wing tip but like to ask your opinion for confirmation. Considering that much of the potentially higher current using wire (i.e. pitot tube, landing light) are...
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By Bavafa
Gil, I think that is a great idea and I will try...

Gil,
I think that is a great idea and I will try that. Also this way, there is more meat in the bushing and should prevent ever getting to the metal part.
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By Bavafa
Is yours on a RV14 or 7? RV7 rudder cable runs...

Is yours on a RV14 or 7? RV7 rudder cable runs rather straight and has little friction on the snap bushing but on a 14 there is a fairly tight angle that the cable runs on the bushing.
Forum: RV-14 11-20-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By Bavafa
Have you seen much wear on the plastic snap...

Have you seen much wear on the plastic snap bushing or the spiral wrap? I wondering how much friction is added by the spiral wrap.
Forum: RV-14 11-20-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By Bavafa
A friend of mine did this and it caused his...

A friend of mine did this and it caused his canopy to crack, don't know how but his cracked even before flying.
Forum: RV-14 11-19-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By Bavafa
rudder cables routing

Just finished my tail cone tonight and waiting for the rest of the kit to arrive but as I was looking how the rudder cables run cross the tail cone, I couldnít help wonder how long will does plastic...
Forum: Propellers 11-17-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By Bavafa
Among your list, two item to consider, the...

Among your list, two item to consider, the overhaul requirement and the ability to feather the pitch at low RPM. Six years/2400 for overhaul is a costly proposition which few will fly 2400 hours in...
Forum: RV-14 11-16-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,502
Posted By Bavafa
Jeff, Please keep us updated with this...

Jeff,
Please keep us updated with this installation, I am really interested in this upgrade and would like to follow as I am get to this point.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-10-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By Bavafa
I take them if they are available. Please let me...

I take them if they are available. Please let me know how to pay
Edit

Sorry, I just noticed that it operates only one strobe light which I couldn't have a use for it. Thanks and regards
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,258
Posted By Bavafa
Quantity vs. quality I guess When I see a...

Quantity vs. quality I guess

When I see a posting from some of the users (DanH, Scott, Paul, Mel) to name a few, I will read that post with a lot of interests and I may even make a note of it to...
Forum: RV-10 11-07-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,694
Posted By Bavafa
Mike, Do you remember where you got your .01" SS...

Mike,
Do you remember where you got your .01" SS foil? My search on internet was not fruitful for a wide piece that can be used on the FW.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-06-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,916
Posted By Bavafa
GRT hands down, no contest in my opinion.

GRT hands down, no contest in my opinion.
Forum: RV-10 11-05-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,694
Posted By Bavafa
Where did you source your Ti from? Thanks for...

Where did you source your Ti from?

Thanks for the great write up.
Forum: RV-14 11-03-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By Bavafa
Thank you Bob and Chris for chiming in. I did...

Thank you Bob and Chris for chiming in. I did have a jig for my RV7 to set the aileron neutral position but when you attach it to the stick, there are other [fine] adjustments that need to be done...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-03-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By Bavafa
It sends a signal (ground connection) to the...

It sends a signal (ground connection) to the light if the pitot tube is turned on and not working(failed) so one of the discrete connection on GAD 27can be used for this. BTW, there was a recall for...
Forum: RV-14 11-03-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By Bavafa
Correct me if I am wrong but wouldn't setting the...

Correct me if I am wrong but wouldn't setting the aileron push rod to the neutral position involves attaching the push rod to the stick so the stick is also at the neutral/vertical position? How can...
Forum: RV-10 11-02-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,791
Posted By Bavafa
My QB RV7 did not have any issues and really...

My QB RV7 did not have any issues and really great quality. I am hoping my 14A will have the same quality and if so, I will be very happy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,999
Posted By Bavafa
Wouldn't a self centering drill bet work easier...

Wouldn't a self centering drill bet work easier than a few brass fitting to act as a centering device.
https://www.amazon.com/Bosch-CC2430-Clic-Change-Self-Centering-Assortment/dp/B0000TZX1M
some of...
Forum: RV-14 11-01-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,681
Posted By Bavafa
I just found out that there is no manual trim...

I just found out that there is no manual trim provided so I guess electric trim is the only way available.
Does anyone know how many trim indicator is available on the G3X? I know at least two but I...
Forum: RV-14 10-30-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By Bavafa
Internal rudder stop

Curious to hear if anyone has installed the internal rudder stops that has been used in other RV models? I am considering using them and would be great if there is any feed back from others.

Thanks...
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bavafa
Thank you Scott, yes that is what I had meant and...

Thank you Scott, yes that is what I had meant and hopefully the upper and lowers one. They are making things simpler by including much of these. I had to build my last set and it was time consuming.
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bavafa
Does anyone know if the intersection fairings are...

Does anyone know if the intersection fairings are included in the kit? I don't even see them listed on VANs for the 14A.
Forum: Painting your RV 10-27-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,352
Posted By Bavafa
Greg, If you go thru that link in the first post,...

Greg,
If you go thru that link in the first post, they do talk about a single stage and clear (pigment+clear) and the pros and cons.
Forum: Painting your RV 10-27-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,352
Posted By Bavafa
Excellent and easy to understand explanation,...

Excellent and easy to understand explanation, thank you Larry.
Perhaps one last question, with painting a RV in mind, an epoxy primer is required or a poly primer surfacer will be good for adhesion...
Forum: Painting your RV 10-27-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,352
Posted By Bavafa
I was set of doing a base/clear on my project and...

I was set of doing a base/clear on my project and all the raving on this type of paint, I may change my mind. Of course I know next to nothing when it comes to paint only have the...
Forum: Painting your RV 10-26-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,352
Posted By Bavafa
Awesome and thank you. I have been reading and...

Awesome and thank you. I have been reading and asking about painting process as I am, so far, planning on painting my RV myself. This will give me a head start in my education part.

Cheers
Forum: RV-14 10-26-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,243
Posted By Bavafa
BTW, those are a rather hard to rivet to buck...

BTW, those are a rather hard to rivet to buck and the plan allows for pop rivet. But I recommend sticking with the plan as each time I wondered why, later on I found the reason for it and it was...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-25-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By Bavafa
Awesome and thanks everyone, looks like my...

Awesome and thanks everyone, looks like my initial understanding was correct only unsure of.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-25-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By Bavafa
Alex, Can one use a circuit breaker in place of a...

Alex,
Can one use a circuit breaker in place of a crowbar? As I understand it, a crowbar is to protect a circuit and isnít what a CB does?
Forum: RV-10 10-25-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By Bavafa
I do have a set and have used them but they are...

I do have a set and have used them but they are not my first tool to grab when it comes to deburing. They especially can come very handy when you don't have easy or no access to the other side a hole...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-25-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By Bavafa
Crowbars and circuit breakers

Can someone set me straight here please, isnít a crow bar pretty much the same as a circuit breaker?
Or is it that crowbar protect against voltage where CB protect against Ampage?
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-25-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By Bavafa
Did you buy the ones that are posted here or a...

Did you buy the ones that are posted here or a different model?
Within the same price range and size, these are the best looking that I have seen so far and honestly the price is not bad at all.
Forum: RV-14 10-24-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By Bavafa
On my old RV7 I had put a strip (targa top) on...

On my old RV7 I had put a strip (targa top) on the front part that covered the gap between the two halves and it worked really great to keep any water out and I am thinking of doing the same on the...
Forum: RV-14 10-23-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bavafa
Thanks for all info. Looks like there isn't much...

Thanks for all info. Looks like there isn't much other things to leave out. The only other thing that I was contemplating is the prefabbed panel as I may go with a different panel but not sure what...
Forum: RV-14 10-23-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,670
Posted By Bavafa
finishing kit

I am planning on ordering the finishing kit for my 14A next week and was wondering if there are any items that people left out or planned to exchange with other parts. I know about the following...
Forum: RV-14 10-22-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By Bavafa
VS attachment point

Obviously I am getting ahead of myself in my build but as a matter of curiosity, I looked at the plans for the front spar VS attachment point and it looks like it gets attached only with one bolt to...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-22-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By Bavafa
Any important info that you can share, I am...

Any important info that you can share, I am really interested in these and are considering it. Of course I have a fair amount of time before I need to buy so any info would be great.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-18-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,408
Posted By Bavafa
Thank you every one for the tip and experience. ...

Thank you every one for the tip and experience. I am on my second RV, so I have used squeezers before and some what familiar with the technic. I use the same technic as Rob when is possible and have...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-18-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,408
Posted By Bavafa
Cleaveland main squeezer usage/report

Just wondering if there is a trick in using the main squeezer, I bought one and still getting used to it but not very impressed so far. My main issue is that I feel a rather strong springy action in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,789
Posted By Bavafa
Mine broke off soon after phase 1 was complete...

Mine broke off soon after phase 1 was complete and did not suspect a kick back issue (slick mag). Skytech replaced it under warranty and said that they had some issues with the casting and since they...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-18-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,426
Posted By Bavafa
I am considering FLYLED but a bit concern about...

I am considering FLYLED but a bit concern about open system where water and moister can easily got to the components. I still have some time to decide so any feed back on those flying ones would be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Bavafa
Hi Rob, Do you know with one and half turned...

Hi Rob,
Do you know with one and half turned backed out, does your bearing still go pass the end of the nut plate. I know it can not be seen but perhaps you can test it with another nut plate and...
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,230
Posted By Bavafa
Just wondering what brand engine rubber isolator...

Just wondering what brand engine rubber isolator does VANs supply for the IO390 and has any one gone with the Lord mount instead?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By Bavafa
Have you start using it or planning on it. If...

Have you start using it or planning on it. If already using, how bright are they and any RF noise noticed?
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By Bavafa
What size belt sander did you use. Most of them...

What size belt sander did you use. Most of them seem to be big to easily be handled for trimming canopy.
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