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Forum: RV-7/7A 02-05-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,222
Posted By mg1003
best fit under smooth cowling

Here is a question which must have been asked before, but I cannot find the answer.
I am coming up on ordering the finishing kit and need to figure out what engine to specify.
So far I am leaning...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,609
Posted By mg1003
Thank you very much for your feedback! That is...

Thank you very much for your feedback! That is all very helpful information.

Thinking more about it, I arrived at very similar conclusions:
1) one of my problems is that the fuselage is still upside...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,609
Posted By mg1003
Fitting the step

I have pulled the WD-657 external steps out the third time and put them on my RV-7a, but I still cannot see how these are properly fitted.
I already have the holes cut in the outer skin, F-623, and...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-27-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,216
Posted By mg1003
Thank you for the...

Thank you for the responses/information/confirmation!
... and yes that bolt is drilled with a #12.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-27-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,728
Posted By mg1003
Thank you

Thank you for the confirmation!
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-25-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,216
Posted By mg1003
wrong rivet callout near fuel tank attach bracket

One more question to get me back on track:
The bottom hole in F-796B (L and R) is shown #12 drill with a AN509-10R12 screw. In drawing 28 the equivalent hole in the foward side skin F-770 is called...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-25-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,728
Posted By mg1003
1" hole through both F-770 and F-7101

After an 8 month break I am trying to restart my RV-7A.
I have a question: There is a 1" hole shown for the the fuel line in the forward side skin (F-770) (just in front of the main spar). It appears...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-26-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,935
Posted By mg1003
Thank you for the advice!! I will keep going.

Thank you for the advice!! I will keep going.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-25-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,935
Posted By mg1003
Size of hole in F-772 for gear mount socket (RV-7A)

Here is a question to which I probably know the answer beforehand, but I need a confirmation.

I spent several hours to cut the holes for the gear mount socket in the forward bottom skin (F-772) to...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-22-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,660
Posted By mg1003
I just went though these steps this week. I...

I just went though these steps this week. I clamped the longeron in the vise and measured the angle of the flange before and after twisting. At first I added about 3 degrees of twist, put the part...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,737
Posted By mg1003
Thanks for the feedback!! I will first try to...

Thanks for the feedback!!

I will first try to save the situation by applying seal from the outside, but I put little hope in this approach.
If this does not work, the baffle will come back off,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,737
Posted By mg1003
BAD tank leak

Today I put the access hole cover on my right tank (RV7a slow build) and could not resist trying a leak test (Van's leak test kit). Oh boy does this tank leak.

The inboard upper corner were baffle,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,916
Posted By mg1003
... just to close this story. Indeed, the...

... just to close this story.
Indeed, the fasteners for the elevator counterweight are #10 (while the hole is #12). So there is no need for a #12 dimple die. I did buy a #10 dimple die and used it on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,916
Posted By mg1003
You guys are great! It makes perfect sense to use...

You guys are great! It makes perfect sense to use the bolt to create the countersink. I will report back how it works out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2008, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,916
Posted By mg1003
How to dimple for #12 bolt?

Two days ago I got stuck installing the counterweights into the rudder. The instructions call for the #10 bolt to be countersunk. I looked through my tool kit, found no #10 dimple die, ordered one...
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