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Forum: RV-9/9A 02-19-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By 219PB
Ron, I cannot visualize this 3/4" lip. Do you...

Ron,

I cannot visualize this 3/4" lip. Do you have a picture?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By 219PB
Balancing wheel pants?

This is the first that I have heard of "balancing a wheel pant". Is this something that is in the Vans instructions? If it is, I need to reread the instructions to make sure that I did not miss any...
Forum: RV-14 01-30-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By 219PB
Sorry, That shows my ignorance on the 14 model.

Sorry,

That shows my ignorance on the 14 model.
Forum: RV-14 01-30-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By 219PB
Unless you find a great deal from a source that...

Unless you find a great deal from a source that you will not be using in the future, I recommend that you measure and order just what you think you will need.

I ordered most of mine from Aircraft...
Forum: Texas (North) 01-29-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,202
Posted By 219PB
I have never heard of any of my friends that have...

I have never heard of any of my friends that have completed their aircraft talk about having to pay any taxes. Believe me, they would have complained about it.
Forum: RV-14 01-29-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By 219PB
Mine is a slider canopy and I have elected to...

Mine is a slider canopy and I have elected to build the slider canopy on the fuselage, install my avionics, put on top forward skin, and then install windscreen.

I am just about ready to put on the...
Forum: RV-14 01-28-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By 219PB
Built mine on the fuselage. Perfect fit. Masked...

Built mine on the fuselage. Perfect fit. Masked off the fuselage to prevent epoxy from getting on parts they were not meant to. Would do it the same again. See the Kitlog link below.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-18-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By 219PB
Hard lines are possible. Here are some pictures...

Hard lines are possible. Here are some pictures of my 6. I am told that the 7 has a little more room to work with. The key is to use 1/8" aluminum TIG wire to make a pattern and then bend the tube...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,133
Posted By 219PB
Mine is called "The Mistress". My wife is always...

Mine is called "The Mistress". My wife is always saying, "spending another evening with The Mistress?"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By 219PB
What about just using lacquer thinner sparingly...

What about just using lacquer thinner sparingly on a small piece of rag? Little bit at a time and go slowly.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-18-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,877
Posted By 219PB
Goes well with your tan seats

Goes well with your tan seats
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,019
Posted By 219PB
Terrye, I took some more pictures last night of...

Terrye,

I took some more pictures last night of my battery...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,019
Posted By 219PB
Terrye, I have two batteries installed. The...

Terrye,

I have two batteries installed. The picture below shows the location of the pilot's side battery box. This is an old picture before the rest of the hardware was installed. I did leave...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-07-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By 219PB
Gil, I have the VPX set up on my system with two...

Gil,

I have the VPX set up on my system with two EFIS. Did not install a backup power for them because I installed the Dynon backup batteries. I figured that if the VPX did go "belly up" that it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,761
Posted By 219PB
I agree with Blane. I used option 3, clamped it...

I agree with Blane. I used option 3, clamped it all up, lots of adjusting, custom clamp building, pondered, put a first bead of Sika, pulled the spacers, and then finished with a nice bead. You can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,054
Posted By 219PB
I had Stein laser engrave my panel and it states:...

I had Stein laser engrave my panel and it states:

PASSENGER WARNING
THIS AIRCRAFT IS AMATEUR-BUILT AND DOES NOT COMPLY
WITH FEDERAL SAFETY REGULATIONS FOR STANDARD...
Forum: RV-10 11-20-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,219
Posted By 219PB
I installed my Dynon and Garmin under the cowl...

I installed my Dynon and Garmin under the cowl and have over 12" between them. I believe that it was in the Garmin manual that stated it needed at least 12" between GPS pucks.

I should be able to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-15-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,650
Posted By 219PB
What about Downtube? A little pricey but it has...

What about Downtube? A little pricey but it has a belt drive and 8 gears. The dimensions seem like it would fit in my 6 but I have not pulled the trigger either. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By 219PB
I corrected the pigeon toe. At first I did not. ...

I corrected the pigeon toe. At first I did not. To get the canopy closed, you had to close it with some force to get the canopy secured. After aligning the pins to be parallel with the rails, the...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 10-08-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By 219PB
Carlos, I put an EFII in my 6A. Tom mentioned...

Carlos,

I put an EFII in my 6A. Tom mentioned that it is a "task". I have no point of reference for a 7A, but I installed it in mine. If you get serious, PM me and we can discuss over the phone. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,105
Posted By 219PB
Colin, Mine are about 4 years old, slow build as...

Colin,

Mine are about 4 years old, slow build as well, and they have been installed on the aircraft for about 3 1/2 years. They still look as clear as new. Sun shines in through the windows so...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,166
Posted By 219PB
I also put a key switch to the master and a push...

I also put a key switch to the master and a push button start. Separate toggle switches for the ignition. I could never forgive myself if some child got access to the plane and inadvertently swung...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By 219PB
You can put them in all eight holes and it will...

You can put them in all eight holes and it will extend the time between the need to change them, but over time, the lower ones will get fouled with oil.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By 219PB
If the balance required a weight to be put at...

If the balance required a weight to be put at TDC, two smaller equal weights can be placed on either side of TDC to achieve the same results.
Forum: Painting your RV 09-18-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,050
Posted By 219PB
Glad to see you are almost complete. It probably...

Glad to see you are almost complete. It probably has been close to 2 years since I saw it at your house.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,872
Posted By 219PB
Does anyone know of tech counselors in the...

Does anyone know of tech counselors in the Victoria, TX area? I have had several builders and A&Ps look at my build, but not any tech counselors.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By 219PB
Thanks for all of your replies. I spoke to the...

Thanks for all of your replies. I spoke to the FAA yesterday and I downloaded the 8050-1 form and filled it out. I have the bill of sale from Vans and the form notarized that states I built it.

I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By 219PB
Steve, Are you referring to calling the DAR and...

Steve,

Are you referring to calling the DAR and having him retype and resend the 8050-1 form? I have not submitted it to the FAA yet.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By 219PB
Aircraft Registration question

I have been working with my DAR to get my aircraft registered. He mailed me a completed form 8050-1. The aircraft serial number that is typed in the field is incorrect.


Can I simply one line the...
Forum: California 09-10-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By 219PB
Wow, I thought my $250/month was a lot.

Wow, I thought my $250/month was a lot.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-06-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By 219PB
I am building a 6A and have a 5' wide door to go...

I am building a 6A and have a 5' wide door to go through. I plan to hoist the plane once completed and put it back on the wood cradle to get it out of the door. It will take me a couple of days to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-27-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By 219PB
Thanks, I will let Garmin do itís own dimming

Thanks, I will let Garmin do itís own dimming
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,962
Posted By 219PB
I bolted my forest of tabs to the firewall with a...

I bolted my forest of tabs to the firewall with a AN5 bolt and nut on each side. Is it standard practice to use brass hardware?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-20-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,933
Posted By 219PB
I installed the Dynon knob panel below the...

I installed the Dynon knob panel below the throttles. See picture below. This puts them right next to my right hand as it sits on my knee. Many people told me that these buttons get used the most....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-20-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By 219PB
Dimming Garmin components

I am posting to see how others addressed dimming Garmin components such as the GTN6XX, GMA245, and the GTR200. The rest of my avionics are from Dynon.

The Garmin components all have reference...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-13-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By 219PB
Pitot Tube for sale

Karetaker,

I have a new in pitot tube, never installed. I installed a Dynon unit. PM me if you interested. I will make you a good deal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,694
Posted By 219PB
I am in the market for two of the ETX680Cs. ;)

I am in the market for two of the ETX680Cs. ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By 219PB
I would be concerned with corrosion if covering...

I would be concerned with corrosion if covering over metal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By 219PB
I am still having issues making a pdf copy for my...

I am still having issues making a pdf copy for my archives.
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By 219PB
I am putting a service loop between the wing and...

I am putting a service loop between the wing and fuselage and the wires will be crimped with water proof butt connectors. I figured that I would not be removing the wings on any frequency. Would...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,302
Posted By 219PB
I am on the downward side of wiring my RV-6A. ...

I am on the downward side of wiring my RV-6A. You can check out my kitlog link below to see how I did mine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By 219PB
Mel, I am to assume that the RV-6A is on the...

Mel,

I am to assume that the RV-6A is on the approved list? I can provide evidence for items 2-4.

Thanks,

Paul
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By 219PB
Amateur-Built Fabrication and Assembly Checklist

My DAR stated that for my RV-6A I am required to fill out the Amateur-Built Fabrication and Assembly Checklist(2011). I thought that this form was for kits that were not already on the 51% rule.

Am...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-20-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,738
Posted By 219PB
I called about mine and got put on their list. ...

I called about mine and got put on their list. Still have not heard from them.
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By 219PB
I hear you. I did it this way because of Van's...

I hear you. I did it this way because of Van's heater layout. Wanted to use as many of the factory options as possible. Makes for a clean installation. I realize that this is the hottest spot in a...
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By 219PB
Dan, Those are steel fittings. The hole is for...

Dan,

Those are steel fittings. The hole is for the nose gear bolt. I have SS plug that will be sealed in.
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By 219PB
I also mounted mine in the cabin, on the floor. ...

I also mounted mine in the cabin, on the floor. I plan to build a cover for them as well.

Mine in not flying yet. Few more months to go. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,849
Posted By 219PB
What about making a bracket to hold a piece of...

What about making a bracket to hold a piece of thin safety wire taught, then working it behind the plate? I Prosealed mine on with a 1/16" gap and that was how I would plan to remove if and whenever...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-01-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By 219PB
I thought that I have done a pretty good job at...

I thought that I have done a pretty good job at the placards on my build. In this post I saw canopy handle. I have a slider and I was wondering how others addressed this. Do not recall ever seeing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,977
Posted By 219PB
Am I the only one that cannot see the pictures?

Am I the only one that cannot see the pictures?
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-07-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,715
Posted By 219PB
I agree with a previous post. I would not make...

I agree with a previous post. I would not make the first flight until I fully understood the discrepancy. The downside is too great.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-24-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By 219PB
I think that he is referring to cycling the...

I think that he is referring to cycling the master relay. The VPX and EI are most likely fed through it. The VPX does not have its own relay or breaker as it is fed directly from the master relay.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By 219PB
I know that there has been a lot of discussion...

I know that there has been a lot of discussion around this topic on this forum. How do we explain Van's stock fuel vent routing? Major loop seal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 990
Posted By 219PB
Dick Koehler's article was recommending DAP...

Dick Koehler's article was recommending DAP Alexultra230
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-18-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,125
Posted By 219PB
If you determine that your drill if faulty, Pan...

If you determine that your drill if faulty, Pan American will rebuild it for free. They did for me last year. Very quick turn around.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-19-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,329
Posted By 219PB
I missed that sale. What was their Black Friday...

I missed that sale. What was their Black Friday pricing?
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-13-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By 219PB
I rounded the edges of mine for aerodynamic...

I rounded the edges of mine for aerodynamic reasons and to keep the edges from chipping. You can look at the canopy section of my website link below.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-04-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,258
Posted By 219PB
When I first got started I ordered a large lot of...

When I first got started I ordered a large lot of wire from http://www.worldwidewire.com/. Best prices. Best of all their wire came on spools, not rolled up in a bag. This makes it easy to mount...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-30-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,401
Posted By 219PB
The lower cowl should not require the removal of...

The lower cowl should not require the removal of the propeller. I have removed several cowls from RV's and that was never the case.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-14-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,865
Posted By 219PB
Adding a rivet will not increase the strength. ...

Adding a rivet will not increase the strength. Only the weight, although miniscule. I am guilty of putting a rivet in a hole so that it does not look like a mistake.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 16,055
Posted By 219PB
For the past two years that I have been spending...

For the past two years that I have been spending in the shop, my wife is always saying "Going to spend the evening with your mistress?"

"The Mistress" will be across the cowling of my 6A.
Forum: Painting your RV 11-14-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By 219PB
Top Gun Aircraft painted my friends RV-7A. He is...

Top Gun Aircraft painted my friends RV-7A. He is located at the Mason County airport. Did a real nice job. His contact number is 432-210-9766. I am going to get him to quote my aircraft next year.
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