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Forum: RV-9/9A 10-10-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,768
Posted By dcl

Are these the two antennas for the wingtips ? I think 1 is com and 1 is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-02-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,018
Posted By dcl
Angles for trim tab block ?

I am just up to building the trim tab in my rv9. I realise I need to build form blocks, but what angles do the need to be ?

I am really sure there is simple answer but am scratching my head at the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,359
Posted By dcl

I am pretty sure the U.K. regs for garden buildings start at 30m2 INTERNAL not external. My neighbours dobbed me in to the building department, who came and measured the internal space of my log...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-19-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,611
Posted By dcl
Panel mount usb

I saw these online, designed to be panel mounted. They appear to be intelligent in order to supply the correct current.

Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-12-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,670
Posted By dcl

BOESHIELD T-9 Aerosol - I use it on my bikes and tools and it works well and offers some anticorrusion properties.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,808
Posted By dcl
Air tool oil

Have you been putting a little air tool oil in it after each use ?
Forum: Primers 07-15-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,559
Posted By dcl
Loctite 7840

Has anyone tried Loctite 7840 for cleaning parts ?

I was at an engineering company a few weeks ago and this was what they used to degrease parts after they had been in the CNC machine (cutting...
Forum: RV-10 05-30-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,211
Posted By dcl
Charge the battery

I would also charge the battery before the next flight..... just in case you need its full capacity !
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,535
Posted By dcl
I found DC H20-10s to be very good. I have both...

I found DC H20-10s to be very good. I have both the noise cancelling and the standard headset. With the gel seals they are very comfortable to wear and the head band does not clamp like the other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,082
Posted By dcl
I would also negotiate the price up. They did not...

I would also negotiate the price up. They did not approach you by chance, there will have been a lengthy assessment process go into selecting the site.

But my big concern would be the cost of...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-19-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,496
Posted By dcl


There are quite a few local car part suppliers who would have been able to help you out with an alternator. www.ATU.DE has quite a collection in stock.

Forum: RV-12 04-20-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,634
Posted By dcl
Wiring loom

Does anyone know who makes the rv12 wiring loom ?

Had the idea of using Dynons radio and intercom instead of the garmin one.

Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-26-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,607
Posted By dcl
I notice the comment in Odessey pdf about the...

I notice the comment in Odessey pdf about the CTEK charger "use the snowflake button". On reading the CTEK charger instruction manual I see that this chargers to a slightly higher cut off voltage...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,873
Posted By dcl
I have thought about this for a while and make...

I have thought about this for a while and make the following conclusions:

1) I am sure these guys have both found times tough in recent years

2) Big company R&D budgets are hard to compete with,...
Forum: Safety 05-30-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 64,360
Posted By dcl
Arrow Opening pdf

If you have trouble opening the pdf on your PC then:
1) Open the web page
2) Go to the FILE menu (top left hand corner of the page, not Internet Explorer menus)
3) Last option there is download,...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-26-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By dcl

So if I read the chart correctly it will fit a 9A without changing the sump.

It is a plus that it will take a constant speed prop.

At 7:1 I would feed it Mogas !

Forum: RV-9/9A 05-24-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,777
Posted By dcl
O320-A3C ?

I came across a o-320-A3C (narrow) for sale, will it work easily in a 9A ?

Forum: International 03-21-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,372
Posted By dcl
As you drive from Dunedin to Te Anau, you will...

As you drive from Dunedin to Te Anau, you will drive through a town call Gore. In the next village (Manderville) you will drive straight past the hanger of Croydon Aircraft company.

If you are...
Forum: International 08-11-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,164
Posted By dcl
RV-9 in Oxford / Buckinghamshire area (England) ?


I am wondering if there are any forum members who live in the Oxfordshire / Buckinghamshire area an who have completed an RV9(A).

I am going to build either an RV 12 or 9A and I would...
Forum: Tools 08-10-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,225
Posted By dcl
Fibreglass and perma grit

I saw on the Perma-grit website and they have countersinks available. I was not proposing using them on metal, but rather on the fibreglass wingtips etc.

My question is which one is the correct...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-19-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,724
Posted By dcl
Sanding ?

Will these marks not just sand out when you prepare the surface for painting ?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,300
Posted By dcl
Spring back dies - what is the difference


Could someone tell me the difference between the spring back dimple dies that Avery, P.A.R.T and the Yard Store sell is ?

Avery and P.A.R.T are ALOT more expensive than the Yard Stores spring...
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