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Forum: My RV Build Project 08-19-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Roarks
https://imgur.com/YHlla8D.jpg So I haven't done...

https://imgur.com/YHlla8D.jpg

So I haven't done much since Phoenix went 100°F+.

BUT! This was my RV8 mini project for this weekend. AC in the garage.
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-08-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,002
Posted By Roarks
https://i.imgur.com/6mjGnIcl.jpg So... I have...

https://i.imgur.com/6mjGnIcl.jpg

So... I have been seized up past week doing day job work... but also having what one of my engineering buddies affectionately calls a "helmet fire" when it comes to...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-22-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,002
Posted By Roarks
Sure did. New one showing up today. :D

Sure did. New one showing up today. :D
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-20-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,002
Posted By Roarks
HS-702 with the HS-00003 minimum edge distance.

So I wasn't sure if this is the minimum edge distance that everyone was talking about... sure enough it is. Thanks Vans for the clarification....
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-19-2019, 01:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,002
Posted By Roarks
https://i.imgur.com/qk784Dal.jpg Well... Finally...

https://i.imgur.com/qk784Dal.jpg

Well... Finally got the bandsaw table set up and cut the spar reinforcements.

I wouldn't recommend anyone do this outright.

I justified it because I already had...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-17-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,002
Posted By Roarks
Alright I'm ecstatic now. here's what to do:...

Alright I'm ecstatic now.

here's what to do:

Amazon number -> ASIN: B07D28DBC6

https://i.imgur.com/Urrthlbl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/DwCePfQl.jpg
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-16-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,002
Posted By Roarks
So I just outfitted 125 1/8 clecos... That was...

So I just outfitted 125 1/8 clecos... That was tedious. Luckly my 9 month old sat in my lap and would hold anything I handed her. So we were swapping out cleco pliers and the awl....
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-14-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,002
Posted By Roarks
Cleco caps.

https://i.imgur.com/HXcDbibl.jpg

So... I ran out of my clecos that have caps... borrowed a friends. To my shock I couldn't believe how easily some of them scratched the skin!

Intolerable to me....
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-12-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,002
Posted By Roarks
Thanks for the heads up on the trim tab skin... I...

Thanks for the heads up on the trim tab skin... I will be extra diligent.

Good news... getting parts from Vans only takes 2 days! So I was back up and running today....
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-09-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,002
Posted By Roarks
https://i.imgur.com/QvvY4Zql.jpg https://i.imgur.c...

https://i.imgur.com/QvvY4Zql.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/rkwFr9Tl.jpg

Made my first mistake. HS Fwd spar. Match drilled through the HS-810-1 and got that on the other side :(

Emailed tech... not sure...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-08-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,002
Posted By Roarks
Well... this could be a little clearer....

Well... this could be a little clearer.

https://i.imgur.com/CqTw7Q6l.jpg
So per the instructions it says to lay out a line of rivets...
Apparently the image for this is part of a SB 14-01-31?
...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-07-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,002
Posted By Roarks
Sounded like they wanted it...

Sounded like they wanted it primer'ed
https://i.imgur.com/wbxEZXpm.jpg

Tonights work:
https://i.imgur.com/32dV4p1l.jpg
Rear spar asm.

Maybe this weekend...
https://i.imgur.com/xsWf0Xbm.jpg
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-29-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,002
Posted By Roarks
https://i.imgur.com/2dXeQX5.jpg Finally. Not sure...

https://i.imgur.com/2dXeQX5.jpg
Finally. Not sure why I had such issue trying to upload pics.
This was a week ago.

https://i.imgur.com/1X9GFLhl.jpg
Got everything inventoried that night....
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-17-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,002
Posted By Roarks
RV8 N1986 Mesa, Arizona

Howdy!

Well today is the start. After dithering on a decision, having the plans preview book for 6 years I called today and ordered the tail feathers.

It's been a long time coming. I had just...
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