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Forum: RV-14 02-12-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,140
Posted By Stockmanreef
they only post the ones that have had...

they only post the ones that have had revisions/changes. The missing ones apparently don't have revisions.

The nice thing is that they are in color. I printed them all out and sub out from the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-12-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,188
Posted By Stockmanreef
what is the protocol for torquing down nuts that...

what is the protocol for torquing down nuts that use a star washer like those on the grounding plates?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-10-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,188
Posted By Stockmanreef
Torquing Castle Nut Question

So I am attempting to torque down the bolt (AN4-5) for the front of the vertical stabilizer. It would not torque down to any range (50-70 in lb) to line up the hole for the cotter pin. the call out...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-09-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By Stockmanreef
chris-- thanks for the pictures. This is what I...

chris--

thanks for the pictures. This is what I was thinking of doing and seeing it is very helpful.

I assume that the grounding strips don't have to be flush to the firewall. The reason that I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-09-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By Stockmanreef
Bill-- what is that piece of green material that...

Bill--

what is that piece of green material that lines the lightning hole in the picture? I would like to line a couple of lightning holes in the bulkheads.

thanks
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-09-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By Stockmanreef
thanks. This clears things up for the ground. ...

thanks. This clears things up for the ground. What gauge wire should connect the forest of wires to the battery ground?

Now I just have to figure out how the heck to attach the G3X shunt. It...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-09-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By Stockmanreef
grounding block question

should the grounding blocks be placed on the firewall near the battery ground? Or can they be placed on the sub panel? Also, should one put penetrox of Noalox on the connections to the firewall or...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-08-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,319
Posted By Stockmanreef
any idea where to purchase the stuff in this kit?...

any idea where to purchase the stuff in this kit? I don't need the pass thru ports, but would like all the silicone sleeves, fabric and...
Forum: RV-14 02-07-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,381
Posted By Stockmanreef
those are great ideas. A lot more compact than...

those are great ideas. A lot more compact than what I was thinking.

thanks
Forum: RV-14 02-07-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,381
Posted By Stockmanreef
I figure this would be a smaller hole in the the...

I figure this would be a smaller hole in the the FW and less mess. I plan to open up a hole in insulation and ss foil, then glue that edges of the opening to the FW. Let cure, then drill the hole...
Forum: RV-14 02-07-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,381
Posted By Stockmanreef
Any thoughts about using something like the...

Any thoughts about using something like the aluminum bulkhead in the link below as a pass thru for the cable, if it were made out of stainless steel? It would not allow for rotation like an eyeball...
Forum: COMM 02-06-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By Stockmanreef
but at some point the BNC connector does have to...

but at some point the BNC connector does have to transition over to regular wire to connect to the antenna. Correct? Or did I purchase the wrong one? My antenna just has two screws to attach wire...
Forum: COMM 02-06-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By Stockmanreef
I have so much other stuff to get done, I thought...

I have so much other stuff to get done, I thought that I would take the easy way out for once with this plane. I would not have to run more cable to the tail, don't have to take off the fairing,...
Forum: COMM 02-05-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By Stockmanreef
VOR whiskers antenna mounting

do you think that it is OK to mount the VOR antenna under the horizontal stabilizer on the empennage skin on a 14-a or a tricycle in general? It would be nice to mount there because the kit already...
Forum: RV-14 02-05-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,381
Posted By Stockmanreef
I am debating adding a few extra pass throughs. ...

I am debating adding a few extra pass throughs. An A&P suggested that all the cables go through individual eyeball fittings, then the wires can run through the two original pass thru locations. ...
Forum: RV-14 02-03-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,402
Posted By Stockmanreef
can some one post a reply with pictures on a good...

can some one post a reply with pictures on a good set up for all the fire wall pass throughs and where an extra ones might be placed? It seems like you might want 4. Two for the control cables (one...
Forum: RV-14 02-02-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,820
Posted By Stockmanreef
well, I posted this in the "general" section, but...

well, I posted this in the "general" section, but I got crow seat belts and the attachment fittings on the belts are not correct. At least the belts I got. The holes in the attachment are 1/4" for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By Stockmanreef
crow seatbelt question

I just got Crow 5 point seat belts and I was wondering about the installation. The holes in the shoulder and lap attachments are exactly the same size as a AN4 bolts. There is supposed to be a...
Forum: RV-14 01-30-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,114
Posted By Stockmanreef
I gave up on the suggested route for the stick...

I gave up on the suggested route for the stick wires. I did not feel like cutting off the end connector and replacing. I routed through the bulkheads and through the lightning hole behind the stick....
Forum: RV-14 01-29-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By Stockmanreef
Does a VOR antenna use coax cable? like: RAMI...

Does a VOR antenna use coax cable? like:

RAMI AV-532L VOR ANTENNA WITH CABLE

the picture on ACS with cable shows wire ends that don't look like cable terminal.
Forum: RV-14 01-29-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By Stockmanreef
well, the transponder antenna cable comes with...

well, the transponder antenna cable comes with the empennage kit. It is interesting that that does come with the kit while the comms do not. I have a gtx 45, which has one antenna for both the...
Forum: RV-14 01-29-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By Stockmanreef
Antenna wire: amount

I assume that I should probably use the following cable wire for the comm and gps:

RG-400 M17/128 Rf Double Shield Coaxial Cable

How much would I need? A rough guess. 30 ft?

thanks
ken
Forum: RV-14 01-28-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By Stockmanreef
Show us the the back of your panel

I just got my panel from SteinAir and will be putting in the plane soon. I would like to see the methods people used to mount remote items and where/how they were mounted. If I can figure out a way...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By Stockmanreef
what are the details on how to build?

what are the details on how to build?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By Stockmanreef
VOR/LOC/GS antenna

I know that this has probably been talked about a lot, but I am trying to figure out what antenna configuration to go with and am debating wing tip versus whiskers.

I am leaning towards whiskers. ...
Forum: RV-14 01-22-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,331
Posted By Stockmanreef
I can send you a picture of mine panel from stein...

I can send you a picture of mine panel from stein air. I hope to have it in my house by the end of the week and I have the same set up except that I went with vertical power. I will have a hidden...
Forum: Tools 01-20-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By Stockmanreef
I only had a 2x rivet gun for a long time, the...

I only had a 2x rivet gun for a long time, the got a 3x for larger rivets (got cheap on ebay). Nice thing is that you can keep the same pressure on the low pressure line and switch back and forth...
Forum: Tools 01-19-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By Stockmanreef
search cleaveland tools for rv-14. bunch of...

search cleaveland tools for rv-14. bunch of useful special dimple die sets

numatx is awesome. it can be attached to a c-frame for dimpling. you have to have a c frame built (welded).
Forum: RV-14 01-19-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Stockmanreef
Section 43: Hanging engine

I read through Section 43 and I have a few questions:

1. Should I hang the engine myself? If not solo, then how many extra people should I have around to help? Or should I get a person who has put...
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Stockmanreef
I was wondering if someone was going to comment...

I was wondering if someone was going to comment on my chemistry analogy. Enantiopure would have been an issue for sure.
Forum: Reviews 01-14-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By Stockmanreef
I totally agree. My wife and I took the class in...

I totally agree. My wife and I took the class in Oshkosh this past summer. I have been a slacker and have not done the canopy yet. But I plan to use Scott's method. I hope to do the canopy in the...
Forum: RV-14 01-14-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Stockmanreef
OK--thanks for the replies. I think that my plan...

OK--thanks for the replies. I think that my plan forward will be what i suggested in my post, which is to align the back to dimples with the back two nutplates. This should align the trailing edge...
Forum: RV-14 01-13-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Stockmanreef
Section 46a-Installation of intersection fairings

I have a couple of questions about the installation of the intersection fairings:

I taped up the upper and lower areas as indicated on 46a-22. It seems that the amount of tape on the upper one (1.6...
Forum: RV-14 01-12-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,868
Posted By Stockmanreef
Can you get a very narrow tipped forceps into the...

Can you get a very narrow tipped forceps into the slots in the tap and unscrew it...
Forum: RV-14 01-12-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Stockmanreef
Upper Intersection Fairings mislabeled

Anyone else receive the upper intersection fairings labeled opposite what they should be? The L is the R and the R is the L. Since I have both enantiomers (non super imposable mirror images), it is...
Forum: RV-14 01-06-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Stockmanreef
I think that the nose wheel fairings must be...

I think that the nose wheel fairings must be similar. After reading the thread you posted, I determined that I missed something. I think that the brackets are attached permanently to the fairing,...
Forum: RV-14 01-06-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By Stockmanreef
Floxing Nose wheel fairing

How is one suppose to flox the brackets on the nose wheel? I can't think of a way to do it without making a horrible mess. Unless you flex one side then the other side after the first side...
Forum: RV-14 01-06-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By Stockmanreef
I had to punt on the spacer on the top of the...

I had to punt on the spacer on the top of the wheel. 21/32 was way too much and I would never have gotten the fairing in place. My guess it is half that width. Hopefully this won't be an issue.
Forum: RV-14 01-06-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By Stockmanreef
I feel better seeing that picture. I think that...

I feel better seeing that picture. I think that I had to extend the front hole by at least an inch and had to open up the lower hole to fit the wheel. I think that I have it fitted now after a...
Forum: RV-14 01-05-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By Stockmanreef
I am in the same boat. The question I have is...

I am in the same boat. The question I have is can I set the distance of the fairing top to the top of the wheel smaller than recommended. The suggested spacer is 21/32". This will set the fairing...
Forum: RV-14 12-31-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Stockmanreef
Wheel Fairing Question: Section 46A

Is there any reason that the wheel fairing section is after the engine mount section? I have done the wheel fairings for the main gear, but not the nose wheel. I would like to do the nose wheel...
Forum: RV-14 12-29-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Stockmanreef
I understand the objective. I just don't...

I understand the objective. I just don't understand the point of a washer at all. With one washer, the point of it is useless. i can fit two of the 463P washers and be right at the edge of the...
Forum: RV-14 12-29-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Stockmanreef
Exhaust Question: Section 48-02

I was wondering about the exhaust tailpipe hangars. The plans call out using one AN-310-3 washer and that does not seem to be correct. If I use one washer, then the bushing is what makes contact...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By Stockmanreef
well, the use of clay is not called out in plans...

well, the use of clay is not called out in plans for 14. It just says don't use too much epoxy, so that you don't "capture the part. I will go with clay.

Can you coat the brackets with a thin coat...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By Stockmanreef
I appreciate the advice. I like when you say...

I appreciate the advice. I like when you say "don't forget the modeling clay". It would not be a "forgot", but an I did not know to do that. The plans don't call out to use modeling clay, but is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By Stockmanreef
Wheel Fairing Question: Waxing screws

I am at the point of putting on the wheel fairings where the plans tell you to used floxed epoxy around the areas where the fairings attach with screws. One is supposed to coat the screws with...
Forum: RV-14 12-24-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,053
Posted By Stockmanreef
I did that during assembly when I had the skin...

I did that during assembly when I had the skin clecoed in place. I had opened and closed a number of times, then it caught. I am concerned about this long term. I don't have the top skin in place...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By Stockmanreef
SS Foil for Firewall Insulation

Is 0.002 stainless steel foil OK for covering insulation on the firewall or should I use something thicker?

It seems that 0.002 is easy to come by, but I can't find a good source for .003. Or is...
Forum: RV-14 11-27-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,185
Posted By Stockmanreef
plus 1 for the cabinet scraper. I actually used...

plus 1 for the cabinet scraper. I actually used it to trim the back edge of the canopy. It took a while, but i had sections where very little was needed to be removed.
Forum: RV-14 11-24-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,042
Posted By Stockmanreef
well, it appears that I have the same issue--I...

well, it appears that I have the same issue--I think. I am at the step of tightening the side rails on the canopy--38-27. So the canopy frame with wind screen installed are on the plane. It appears...
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Stockmanreef
The washers are beveled because I think that they...

The washers are beveled because I think that they are punched out. Put them on the screws so that the bevel is away from the screw head--the high point (inside lip) is out. The lip of the inside...
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Stockmanreef
thanks for that last reply Turner. I thought...

thanks for that last reply Turner. I thought that I might be missing something. I read everything correctly. I did not look at the diagram in close enough. I had the washers in the wrong side of...
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Stockmanreef
I understand about following the plans. If I...

I understand about following the plans. If I were to follow the plans, then I would not be able to insert the rear seal, since "zone 1" is already tightened down on 38-26 Step 18. The plans never...
Forum: RV-14 11-20-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,058
Posted By Stockmanreef
can someone post a picture of how the aerosport...

can someone post a picture of how the aerosport product mates up with the vent system in the rv-14?
Forum: RV-14 11-20-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Stockmanreef
Rear Canopy Seal Installation

When is the rear Canopy Seal installed (C-01450)? On 38-26 you are suppose to install the retainer seals and tighten down "Zone 1", then tighten down Zone 2--canopy rails. Then on 38-33 it says to...
Forum: Tools 11-17-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By Stockmanreef
Awesome tool. i have no idea what every one is...

Awesome tool. i have no idea what every one is talking about with the setting the pressure. I guess mine is old version where you adjust the piston length.

Other than riveting it can be attached to...
Forum: RV-14 11-03-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,042
Posted By Stockmanreef
sorry, I was misinterpreted the pictures. I...

sorry, I was misinterpreted the pictures. I thought is was the side rail.
Forum: RV-14 11-03-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,042
Posted By Stockmanreef
this was documented in the "Gotchas" spread...

this was documented in the "Gotchas" spread sheets.
Forum: RV-14 11-03-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,042
Posted By Stockmanreef
Is it only on one side? It is probably the part...

Is it only on one side? It is probably the part C-01409 rail which sets the curvature of the canopy rail. This part comes together with the L and R part that have to be cut apart. See if they are...
Forum: RV-14 11-03-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,153
Posted By Stockmanreef
carl-- aren't the standard Hartzell Props from...

carl--

aren't the standard Hartzell Props from Van's Blended airfoil?

thanks
ken
Forum: RV-14 11-03-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,153
Posted By Stockmanreef
So if this is a real issue, then I imagine one P...

So if this is a real issue, then I imagine one P Mag with one regular mag would be just like two P Mags. Or am I wrong? With this in mind, why would Van's have the option for P Mags. I my engine...
Forum: RV-14 11-02-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,153
Posted By Stockmanreef
OK--point taken, but what about the Hartzell note...

OK--point taken, but what about the Hartzell note below. Is this just a CYA for Hartzell?
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