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Forum: Primers 02-06-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By Ender
Rag Which ones? When did you find yourself using...

Rag

Which ones? When did you find yourself using solvent around the plane after it was done?
Forum: Primers 02-04-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By Ender
Anyone using Steward Systems Primer have any updates after flying for a few years?

Like the subject says, anyone that used Ekoprime or Ekopoxy for interior priming have any updates for flying birds?
Forum: Painting your RV 12-17-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By Ender
Anyone rolling on primer?

So, Iím not a fan of spraying in my garage due to the overspray and dust. Iíve had a 2x4 booth, a PVC booth and just putting up walls and using a lot of fans out the door. The booth takes up too...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By Ender
Wirejock, I was also thinking the same thing. No...

Wirejock, I was also thinking the same thing. No oxygen to help the process.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By Ender
Rinsing parts for priming with water softened water

Okay. The fact that I’m asking this means I’ve already worried myself. So please don’t point out the obvious that the process uses salt and usually we don’t like to talk about salt and aluminum in...
Forum: RV-14 12-12-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 791
Posted By Ender
Molex Connector structure mounts

For all of you that used something other than the Molex connectors. Did you think up any slick ways to utilize the mounting locations that are already present in our structure?

If not, how did you...
Forum: RV-14 12-04-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By Ender
Dmattmul - I assume you mean on the front...

Dmattmul - I assume you mean on the front firewall, not in the tail?
Forum: RV-14 12-03-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By Ender
Thanks Tim. I was planning lithium. I liked it...

Thanks Tim. I was planning lithium. I liked it out of the cab in case it starts to smoke. What type did you put under your seats?

I think it only (potentially) works if you get one of the <2 lb...
Forum: RV-14 12-03-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,396
Posted By Ender
Sorry dumb question. I assume you are talking the...

Sorry dumb question. I assume you are talking the main alternator mount, not a backup on the accessory pad right?
Forum: RV-14 12-03-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By Ender
Using RV-10 Battery Angle Plate for Second Batt

Looking at the RV-10, it has very similar structure around the elevator turnbuckle. One of the differences is that the plate of that structure is shorter on the RV-14. On the RV-10, the extra real...
Forum: Primers 11-30-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By Ender
Alumiprep vs Prekote

I have been doing the Prekote scrub + Akzo for a while now with good results. In looking to be more efficient, I’m wondering - What is the difference between etching with Alumiprep and scrubbing with...
Forum: RV-14 10-30-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,567
Posted By Ender
Building my -14A in an unfinished walkout. My...

Building my -14A in an unfinished walkout. My plan is to remove sliding glass door and take out the fusalage sans gear and do the rest in the garage/hanger. My thought is I get a huge chuck of work...
Forum: RV-14 08-15-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,557
Posted By Ender
OH man, I remember when I was trying to do that....

OH man, I remember when I was trying to do that. +1 on the don't let perfection slow you up. Or better yet, when it's not perfect, feel comfortable to move on. The parts in my "corner of shame" for...
Forum: RV-14 08-15-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,142
Posted By Ender
Whoa! Jim and Rick, didn't realize how close you...

Whoa!

Jim and Rick, didn't realize how close you guys were. I'm in Cedar Rapids.
Forum: RV-14 07-30-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,510
Posted By Ender
Jeff- Side note; I know drilling that darn pipe...

Jeff-

Side note; I know drilling that darn pipe has been challenging in the past. I'm gathering all the good ideas before I do mine. What was your process?

Thanks!
Forum: RV-14 07-10-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,372
Posted By Ender
Marriner - DON'T feel sheepish about that one, I...

Marriner - DON'T feel sheepish about that one, I had the exact same question. I found that other sections of the plans call out the flush side in a clearer manner. The way I figured it out was to...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-29-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,862
Posted By Ender
If you are using a right angle drill on those...

If you are using a right angle drill on those parts above, I would stop (unless I'm missing something).

Its not the easiest to line up and keep lined up (control) those drills (on comparison to a...
Forum: RV-14 02-27-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 662
Posted By Ender
RV-14 in Wichita?

I'll be in ICT for work next week, wondering if there is any finished, or close to finished RV-14's in the area. The only "one" I've ever seen is the tailcone of mine, never seen a finished one in...
Forum: RV-14 02-15-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By Ender
I would tend to agree on ease of use etc. But...

I would tend to agree on ease of use etc. But things like unsheilded wire and not running a ground back (just attaching to airframe wherever) wasn't what I wanted. I also heard that the harnesses are...
Forum: RV-14 02-14-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By Ender
RV-14 Wing Order

I'm looking to place my wing order soon.

Looking for people to chime in about typical deletions and changes.

A few points:

I think I am planning on deleting the harness. I plan on FlyLED lights,...
Forum: Primers 02-13-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,253
Posted By Ender
Thanks so far for the info. So many Bills, haha....

Thanks so far for the info. So many Bills, haha.

Out of curiousity, what are your's (or any of the readers) thoughts on just using a rattle can, strontium chromate, etching, primer for touch ups on...
Forum: Primers 02-12-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,253
Posted By Ender
Corrosion of small/missed spots/edges that are not primed

I'm priming, so no need to get into that conversation :)

Being an new builder that chose to prime, I have of course been over zealous making sure that everything is covered in primer. Any time I...
Forum: RV-14 02-06-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By Ender
Rudder Bottom Rib Riveting

Step 7-09 has you cleco up the trailing edge which also clecoing the stiffners together.

My plan is to use the proseal method based on what I have read here (compared to tape). I also plan to use...
Forum: RV-14 12-19-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,086
Posted By Ender
I'm an autopilot and trim guy as my day...

I'm an autopilot and trim guy as my day job.

EDITED OUT what I initially said, I saw what handles the other guys have to tuning trim.

If they are running 100% and 25% duty cycle for their trims at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,373
Posted By Ender
The one I have is from Cleaveland...

The one I have is from Cleaveland Tools.

Essentially one line hooks up to your normal air source, the other to your squeezer. Then you take a rubberband to hold the trigger on your squeezer...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By Ender
Yeah I've read that, basically nothing right?

Yeah I've read that, basically nothing right?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By Ender
Another deburring question, but hopefully new info

So there is TONS of info on this forum for the process that most people follow for deburring. Most of the questions by the new guys (like me) end up being answered with what "process" people use....
Forum: Tools 09-26-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,287
Posted By Ender
Thanks everyone this is great

Thanks everyone this is great
Forum: Tools 09-26-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,287
Posted By Ender
Where to find a good magnifying glass?

I've been trying to find a good 5x (preferably 10x) mag glass for general use around the shop.

I've searched the **** outta google and amazon and of course there is tons of hits, but they all seem...
Forum: Autopilots 05-22-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,523
Posted By Ender
Also, if the AP does live outside the servo,...

Also, if the AP does live outside the servo, you've effectively ruled out the AP to Servo connection as a culprit as the approach scenario works. So it's still pointing at the FD to AP/Servo...
Forum: Autopilots 05-22-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,523
Posted By Ender
I'm not familiar with your setup, so bear with me...

I'm not familiar with your setup, so bear with me (I'm only in early stages of my build, I do Autopilots for work). But the Autoflight System is usually Flight Director -> Autopilot -> Servos. So I'm...
Forum: Autopilots 05-22-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,523
Posted By Ender
I'm a bit of an autopilot guy (for...

I'm a bit of an autopilot guy (for background).

Does ALT HOLD or VS commands come from the same place as the GPS/Navigator? Sometimes the Navigator actually does the pitch and roll commands itself...
Forum: RV-14 04-27-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,550
Posted By Ender
Have you had any issues with wet paint making...

Have you had any issues with wet paint making it's way out of your fans and onto your neighbors car/house etc? I live in suburba-**** and don't want to **** anyone off. The vapors seem to dissipate...
Forum: RV-14 04-27-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,550
Posted By Ender
THANKS for the info!

THANKS for the info!
Forum: RV-14 04-27-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,550
Posted By Ender
Thanks for the info, I did a similar thing trying...

Thanks for the info, I did a similar thing trying to figure it out. I'm doing long and skinny as well, but I can't quite fit 15 ft.

Thanks!
Forum: RV-14 04-27-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,550
Posted By Ender
Agreed on the first point. My question pertains...

Agreed on the first point. My question pertains to the "rear" spar that is just un-anodized AL.
Forum: RV-14 04-26-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,550
Posted By Ender
RV-14 skin and rear spar Lengths

I'm redoing my priming booth and want to make sure it's long enough for the longest pieces in the kit that I have to prime.

Right now I think that would be:
-HStab Spar (I have)
-Rear Wing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,497
Posted By Ender
Ed- Ah! roger. That's a good point, my brain was...

Ed- Ah! roger. That's a good point, my brain was stuck on something with engines under the wing, I didn't think about how much rudder I put in on just a "normal" crosswind, your right, I'm much...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,497
Posted By Ender
Ed- The term you are looking for is Beta (vs...

Ed-

The term you are looking for is Beta (vs Alpha for AOA). You are sorta on the right track. As Beta increases, the stall speed of the wing also increases (because you are adding more and more...
Forum: Primers 03-19-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By Ender
Prekote isn't in stock anywhere

Anyone noticed basically nowhere has prekote in stock?
Forum: RV-14 03-14-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 135
Sticky: Plan "Gottchas"
Views: 105,132
Posted By Ender
Is there a reason why the Google sheet for the...

Is there a reason why the Google sheet for the Gotchas is showing "In the Trash?"

Thanks!
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