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Forum: RV-14 09-09-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Thanks, I did read that prior to posting but it...

Thanks, I did read that prior to posting but it does not get to the goal of the task. I am trying to figure out what is critical in a task that will have several criteria to balance.
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Canopy questions

Hey all,

38-22 concerns using a feeler gauge. What am I trying to do here? A.) Create a parallel gap between the canopy and the skin or B.) create a section of canopy parallel to the skin without a...
Forum: RV-14 08-22-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By RV6-KPTW
43-02 step 1 mentions VA-204

But I can't find this on my inventory sheets. My system for storage relies heavily on these sheets. Anybody know which kit inventory this item might be in?

Thanks
Forum: RV-14 07-30-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,436
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Offering a discount on a standard Canopy and Rear window

All,

Reviving this thread...

I have a nibble or two but wanted to open up the geographical area for delivery. I am driving from PA to central Florida in September and can offer quite the discount...
Forum: RV-14 07-28-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Ok, ok, ok, ... is the suspense killing you? I...

Ok, ok, ok, ... is the suspense killing you?

I made a plate same size as the base of the adhrs out of .040 aluminum sheet. I slip it under the adhrs while slipping into the mount and it fills up...
Forum: RV-14 07-28-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Dynon adhrs is loose in mount

Guys,

When I insert the adhrs in the mount, it does not have contact with the fluted side pieces and can move a little up and down. I can think of several ways to fix this but wanted to hear if...
Forum: RV-14 05-05-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Thunderbolt Engine ordered - exhaust?

Guys,

What did you all elect to use for exhaust for this engine?
Forum: RV-14 05-04-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,102
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Yes - I recollect it being simple substition.

Yes - I recollect it being simple substition.
Forum: RV-14 03-13-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By RV6-KPTW
I have one. Pm w email address

I have one. Pm w email address
Forum: RV-14 12-17-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,436
Posted By RV6-KPTW
No - just the Vans part numbers: C-01401 SC-15,...

No - just the Vans part numbers: C-01401 SC-15, F-14126 SC-15. Post if you find anything.
Thanks
Forum: RV-14 10-27-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,436
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Indeed! I stumbled across it. The value of this...

Indeed! I stumbled across it. The value of this forum is shown in many ways!
Forum: RV-14 10-26-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,436
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Offering a discount on a standard Canopy and Rear window in the Eastern PA area

Hi folks - I just realized that there was a lower UV version of the canopy and window offered by Vans. My dermatologist (whom I did not bother consulting with) thinks that anything that reduces UV...
Forum: RV-14 05-24-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,438
Posted By RV6-KPTW
The fuel brackets are correctly oriented. The...

The fuel brackets are correctly oriented. The fuel line is a snudge short so pressure is being placed on the brackets sideways during installation and they just snap. I could make another line but...
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,438
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Fuel Bracket 31-08

Hi,

I am snapping the middle tongue of these fuel brackets off with very little pressure during installation of the fuel line - 8 so far. That is not the big problem, its drilling out the blind...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,060
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Lycoming Minimum CHT Recommendation for Continous Ops

Chattin35,

Can you point to a reference for this minimum value? I have an IO360A1D in an RV6 that runs below 290 in cruise and has since I installed a method to monitor that. May have for the last...
Forum: RV-14 03-27-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,339
Posted By RV6-KPTW
2nd Battery Location?

Bob,

Where did you place the second battery?

Thanks,

Dennis
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 03-15-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,907
Posted By RV6-KPTW
IFR Training in an RV6

Ralph,

I did my IFR training and checkride in my RV6. It is a handfull compared to more common commercial aircraft. A Pitch / Power / Performance table for your specific aircraft is very helpful. ...
Forum: RV-14 01-22-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,264
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Section 39 Question

Hey all,

I am on the baggage area Section 32-03 and about to cut the hinge for the seat back area. The top right note above Step # 3 refers me to Section 39 to ensure that I retain enough hinge...
Forum: RV-14 12-10-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,914
Posted By RV6-KPTW
I have a copy. IM your address.

I have a copy. IM your address.
Forum: RV-14 05-04-2016, 04:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,859
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Check out Day One journaling software. I record...

Check out Day One journaling software. I record my progress real-time using voice recognition and pictures in daily journal entries on the iPhone. Exports include PDF files which I manipulate into...
Forum: RV-14 01-30-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,608
Posted By RV6-KPTW
I remember several rounds of assemble and some...

I remember several rounds of assemble and some gentle hand shaping of the side skins to get all to meet without any untoward force to line up for riveting.
Forum: RV-14 01-03-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,778
Posted By RV6-KPTW
I replaced a relatively heavy CS McCauley on an...

I replaced a relatively heavy CS McCauley on an RV6 with a CS WW RV200 and had to move the ELT out of the tail and the battery as far forward as possible to manage the CG.

The CG change between the...
Forum: RV-14 12-22-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,972
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Thanks for the heads up!

Thanks for the heads up!
Forum: RV-14 12-21-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,972
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Interesting. The holes in my FL-1007 look to be...

Interesting. The holes in my FL-1007 look to be about ~ 5-10 thousands shy of .025. To tight for a snug or slip fit of the AN4 bolt. I will ream!
Forum: RV-14 12-20-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,972
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Flap Hinge Bracket Assembly Question

Gents,

On Section 21 Page 6 Step 5 - hinge bracket assembly

I have read thru these instructions and see in step 5 that an AN4-7 is to be inserted into the ".250" holes. An AN4 - will not fit in...
Forum: RV-14 11-30-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,668
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Thanks - I appreciate leveraging the activity of...

Thanks - I appreciate leveraging the activity of others. I will post my vision files of my system here when done.
Forum: RV-14 11-29-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,668
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Electrical diagram - Visio template / stencil desired

Hi all,

I am starting the wiring design and am a heavy Visio user for other pursuits. Is there a template and stencils specifically for aircraft?

Thanks
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,183
Posted By RV6-KPTW
I have an RV6 with two Dynon screens centered on...

I have an RV6 with two Dynon screens centered on the pilot and copilot. My wife is also a pilot and I don't think I could get away with hogging all the screens on my side.

A 10 inch screen is...
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,640
Posted By RV6-KPTW
After f$&ting around with files and other objects...

After f$&ting around with files and other objects of destruction on the first wing, I used a 3m Roloc and a maroon Roloc pad (different coarseness than maroon square pad). Takes minutes, good...
Forum: RV-14 06-16-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,528
Posted By RV6-KPTW
I based the wedge reduction in size of the...

I based the wedge reduction in size of the trailing edge on the fiberglass blanks by a combination of measurement to get started and then fine tuned by holding the fiberglass piece up against the...
Forum: RV-14 03-29-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,072
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Tom, I made the mini-brake as you suggested ($9...

Tom,

I made the mini-brake as you suggested ($9 for parts...) and it worked perfectly.

Thanks for posting helpful suggestions,

Dennis
Forum: RV-14 02-11-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,896
Posted By RV6-KPTW
There is not a lot of play once you adhere to the...

There is not a lot of play once you adhere to the instructions of 10-28. Guide holes were previously drilled in the bulkhead and the vertical stabilizer in previous steps - they should line up and...
Forum: RV-14 02-10-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,896
Posted By RV6-KPTW
10-28..."Perpendicular to the Vertical Spar"

I thought that meant that the hole that I drilled should be perpendicular but (well, maybe it does) .... I was just about to drill those holes in step 2 after following all steps (really...) and...
Forum: RV-14 02-02-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,541
Posted By RV6-KPTW
nut plates on 10-20 (he said 'nut plate..."

Hi,

I see that 10-20 shows specific locations for nut plates and that there are two locations on the longeron F-01418 forward of the indicated nut plate where we have prepped the longeron and...
Forum: RV-14 01-18-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,541
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Great Scot!

I am right there fitting f1479 (cussing enabled) and was wondering how my bucker (wife) was going to hold up. This will dramatically reduce her effort in the cold garage and make her very happy....
Forum: RV-14 12-14-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,476
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Scott, Is the IO360 200hp really a good choice? ...

Scott,

Is the IO360 200hp really a good choice? I have a really smooth A1D and a whirlwind prop (RV200) sitting in the wings if so. Weight is close for the engine, the prop is quite a bit lighter....
Forum: RV-14 12-10-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,546
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Thanks all. That is helpful. Trust but verify. ...

Thanks all. That is helpful. Trust but verify.

Next: Is there a convention for which side the shop head of a rivet should be on where not specified in the plans? Personal preference, tool...
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,546
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Plan steps detail protocol question

Guys,

Are the steps in the plans as detailed intended to be complete as is or is there more detail early on and assumptions made on standard practice in later steps.

In the horizontal stabilizer...
Forum: RV-14 11-15-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,239
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Just fyi - naphtha and other products that...

Just fyi - naphtha and other products that contain benzene are way more toxic than acetone. A quick Google will convince you.

Does the same job but less toxic.
Forum: RV-14 11-14-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,239
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Gently peel the tape and hit the glue remainder...

Gently peel the tape and hit the glue remainder with acetone - nail polish remover. Should get your per tag time down to under 2 minutes. The polish wheel just smears that stuff around.
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,029
Posted By RV6-KPTW
Thanks all. Will continue to actively review...

Thanks all. Will continue to actively review forum content and then ask stupid questions.
Forum: RV-14 10-28-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,029
Posted By RV6-KPTW
RV-14 in Southeastern PA - empennage kit arrives!

Long time listener, first time caller....

Anyone in Southeastern PA or adjoining areas building an RV14?

Thanks
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