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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,195
Posted By mbishop
How ironic that this old thread was revived a few...

How ironic that this old thread was revived a few days ago as that I am trying to figure out what lights to put in my leading edge.

Do these do wig-wag?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,315
Posted By mbishop
Why not just buy a 10?

Why not just buy a 10?
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-13-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By mbishop
I don't think it is appropriate to do that...

I don't think it is appropriate to do that (current load on undersized wire, etc).

In a previous life I never saw a Boeing installer make a jumper like that. They always ran a new wire.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-13-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,759
Posted By mbishop
Starting the leading...

Starting the leading...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-13-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,759
Posted By mbishop
Top skins going on for the last time...

Top skins going on for the last time...
Forum: Florida (Central) 02-06-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By mbishop
Welcome to VDF. I also fly out of there.

Welcome to VDF. I also fly out of there.
Forum: RV-10 02-05-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By mbishop
RV-10 Wing Spar Shim Question

I'm about to start riveting my wing skins on and I was wondering how exact I have to be with the main spar being level to the table. I have some wood blocks underneath that get me pretty close to...
Forum: RV-10 02-05-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By mbishop
Some guy on the RV-10 facebook group was just...

Some guy on the RV-10 facebook group was just asking about this :)
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-28-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By mbishop
You aren't finished taking that connector apart...

You aren't finished taking that connector apart for the pin insertion. Keep going.
Forum: Florida (South) 01-28-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,628
Posted By mbishop
Lonn gets around. Me, strapped into the backseat...

Lonn gets around.

Me, strapped into the backseat of his...
Forum: Safety 01-28-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,107
Posted By mbishop
I've been at 25-30 knots in my Cessna at level...

I've been at 25-30 knots in my Cessna at level flight. I'll get video of it next time I do it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By mbishop
If you ever need to drill those rivets out, you...

If you ever need to drill those rivets out, you will want the manufactured side on the outside. Installing the SB for the rear spar cracks comes to mind.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By mbishop
I ordered some snap-soc from Aircraft Spruce and...

I ordered some snap-soc from Aircraft Spruce and will try those out and also some tape. I'm not Canadien but I have hockey tape as well.

Go Lightning!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By mbishop
Riveting scars

Every now and then with 470 rivets the head of set creates a small scar next to the rivet head because I wasn't exactly perpendicular to the rivet head. It doesn't happen very often and more...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-21-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,759
Posted By mbishop
Getting the rear spar ready to be riveted...

Getting the rear spar ready to be riveted...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-21-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,759
Posted By mbishop
Getting the ribs riveted onto the main...

Getting the ribs riveted onto the main...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,284
Posted By mbishop
Long time cave diver here. I mix tri-mix in my...

Long time cave diver here. I mix tri-mix in my garage. The T cylinders of O2 you get at your local gas company is the same 02 if it welder's O2 or medical O2. The come from the same supply. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,370
Posted By mbishop
I walked around HBC on Sunday, Monday and...

I walked around HBC on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday - it wasn't even close to being full. Nothing wrong with sharing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,370
Posted By mbishop
Regardless of what kind of plane it is, walk over...

Regardless of what kind of plane it is, walk over to them when they get out, offer them a cold one and say "Welcome to OshKosh. How was the flight?"

Jesus, just be nice. How friggin hard is that?
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-31-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,759
Posted By mbishop
O2 bracket mock up and some help from a...

O2 bracket mock up and some help from a friend.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/1yP3bB7Svhzzi3JK8

https://photos.app.goo.gl/SjVPwxbR6KMBavDT7

https://photos.app.goo.gl/b4PsWJAt4MWtRFd2A
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-31-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,759
Posted By mbishop
The wing ready to be broken down for dimpling and...

The wing ready to be broken down for dimpling and priming:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/9S4X4g3u6Qf1455QA

https://photos.app.goo.gl/obCoKtCubyzJ4Nbp8
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-31-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,759
Posted By mbishop
Can an admin change the n-number to N575MB...

Can an admin change the n-number to N575MB ?

Right now I've been posting updates to the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/N575MB/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,574
Posted By mbishop
I guess I should start posting more so people...

I guess I should start posting more so people know who I am and don't think I'm 'one of those people'.
Forum: RV-10 03-25-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,498
Posted By mbishop
I'm working on my RV-10 and will be moving it...

I'm working on my RV-10 and will be moving it there in a few years. Would love to stop by and see yours.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-07-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,106
Posted By mbishop
'Soul of a New Machine' - excellent book that all...

'Soul of a New Machine' - excellent book that all engineers/managers should read.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-15-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 26,385
Posted By mbishop
When I started out, I ordered 2 sheets (2'x2') of...

When I started out, I ordered 2 sheets (2'x2') of aluminium of every width I would find in my kit. I use those to practice on when I am about to go into 'riveting' mode. It's saved me.

YMMV
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-11-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,921
Posted By mbishop
I saw some WWII planes last year at OshKosh with...

I saw some WWII planes last year at OshKosh with worse rivets.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,129
Posted By mbishop
That's a great idea :)

That's a great idea :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,129
Posted By mbishop
I don't even want to imagine drilling out those...

I don't even want to imagine drilling out those hundreds of rivets to replace the skin. I think I can make it almost undetectable after I install the tips with some filler before paint.

I've got...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,129
Posted By mbishop
Got to love holidays.....

....and family members banging stuff into edges in the garage....

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5341/31093517285_7ef04396fe_c.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,279
Posted By mbishop
Being stupid: 1 Broken squeezer: 0 It was the...

Being stupid: 1
Broken squeezer: 0

It was the travel of the ram being short.

My first two rivets on this plane.

https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5343/29930998226_702f243f62.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,279
Posted By mbishop
Pneumatic Squeezer issue

I was working on some test work squeezing rivets, switching yokes out, and die sets looking for the combination that was going to work best when all of a sudden my squeezer stopped pressing the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-02-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,313
Posted By mbishop
And Home Depot

And Home Depot
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,051
Posted By mbishop
Can you PM the builder site? In my case, I'm the...

Can you PM the builder site?

In my case, I'm the second owner of these brackets and I'm not putting them on my plane with all the scuffs and scratches on the powder coat.
Forum: Florida (South) 08-23-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,617
Posted By mbishop
There are two of us working on RV-10s in Tampa.

There are two of us working on RV-10s in Tampa.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,351
Posted By mbishop
There are plenty of wear scars on your aluminium,...

There are plenty of wear scars on your aluminium, Sir.

:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,351
Posted By mbishop
How are you moving the wings?

How are you moving the wings?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-15-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 40,510
Posted By mbishop
He just beat the weather. Vlad was running...

He just beat the weather. Vlad was running around putting her away, and I had time for a guerrilla snap.

https://c3.staticflickr.com/8/7721/28381417314_7bb30d133b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KeYbzh)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-09-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,986
Posted By mbishop
Looks like the Breitling Jets photobombed Hula...

Looks like the Breitling Jets photobombed Hula Girl.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-09-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,706
Posted By mbishop
Cheapest? I've looked at the housing prices in...

Cheapest? I've looked at the housing prices in California.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-04-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 40,510
Posted By mbishop
Looks like a good beach to land on ;)

Looks like a good beach to land on ;)
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-03-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,759
Posted By mbishop
Finally started.

My first countersink (7-31-16).

https://c3.staticflickr.com/9/8861/28400955290_115c4cc43f.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/KgGjwW)https://c4.staticflickr.com/9/8899/28070566083_351f188e4a.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,600
Posted By mbishop
Not to pile on, but no FBO I've ever rented from...

Not to pile on, but no FBO I've ever rented from has used that procedure either.

Heya Todd. I think we met at one of the socials. :)
Forum: COMM 08-01-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,560
Posted By mbishop
I might completely miss the mark here, but I use...

I might completely miss the mark here, but I use https://www.1800wxbrief.com and you can send a text message to open and a text message to close it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,893
Posted By mbishop
I'll be looking for this one too.

I'll be looking for this one too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,339
Posted By mbishop
scrap aluminum

I've been looking around websites like Aircraft Spruce, etc that might offer some scrap aluminum for sale and I'm not having much luck. Didn't really want to buy entire sheets just to try a few...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-06-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,759
Posted By mbishop
Well, A.C. (nice DIY mini split) is installed...

Well, A.C. (nice DIY mini split) is installed with 6 banks of ceiling lights and an additional wall plug.

Wing spar ready to go.

https://c6.staticflickr.com/8/7340/28010117421_a78e42e788.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,437
Posted By mbishop
I had my red pen in my hand reading your...

I had my red pen in my hand reading your post.

</Engineer Mode>
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,437
Posted By mbishop
BUS...

BUS


http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bus

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buss
Forum: Primers 06-08-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,181
Posted By mbishop
I just found out it was SXA1031 and not...

I just found out it was SXA1031 and not Duplicolor.
Forum: Primers 06-08-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,181
Posted By mbishop
Sorry for the confusion then. Just going off...

Sorry for the confusion then. Just going off what the previous builder told me (Dupticolor Self Etching). I saw that SEM has their self-etching in grey and will pick up a few cans of that.
Forum: Primers 06-07-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,181
Posted By mbishop
Dupicolor self-etching in gray?

All I'm seeing is green now. Was there a pigment change? I just have a few pieces to do so it will match a previously started kit.

Yes, I'm anal enough to require that the Primer color match. I...
Forum: Primers 05-30-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,579
Posted By mbishop
How are you spraying this inside? You've been...

How are you spraying this inside?

You've been hitting all my questions right before I needed to post it, btw :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-30-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,759
Posted By mbishop
Priming...

So, now I enter into the great 'priming' debate...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,466
Posted By mbishop
I would just call them and get it sorted out. It...

I would just call them and get it sorted out. It will go a lot faster.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 05-24-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,335
Posted By mbishop
I'm sorry to say that Chris lost his battle on...

I'm sorry to say that Chris lost his battle on March 19th, 2016.

I didn't know Chris, but I wish I had.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-22-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,759
Posted By mbishop
RV-10 N9306B

I acquired a previously started kit (full emp and 3/4 of one wing done) and now have it sitting in my garage awaiting inventory and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 28,726
Posted By mbishop
I'll be there walking around with a confused look...

I'll be there walking around with a confused look on my face.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,235
Posted By mbishop
FAA guide? I'm new here. (Going to use that as...

FAA guide?

I'm new here. (Going to use that as long as I can)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,516
Posted By mbishop
Cool, I'll take a look at it. If it is as simple...

Cool, I'll take a look at it. If it is as simple as you say, using Flickr would be better than Google Photo. There are a lot of people complaining that they are taking Picassa away.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,014
Posted By mbishop
I almost lost my ring down the backside of BBJ...

I almost lost my ring down the backside of BBJ 737 bulkhead when I was wiring some equipment. I think the job hour budget was 20 hours to remove that bulkhead. I doubt as I was a vendor that I would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,516
Posted By mbishop
I've decided on a facebook page that will just be...

I've decided on a facebook page that will just be shares of the blogger site.

https://www.facebook.com/N9306b/

https://n9306b.blogspot.com/

What I could really use is a Gallery functionality to...
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