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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By RandyAB
Steve, they WILL ship to a business. Give them a...

Steve, they WILL ship to a business. Give them a business name and you're in business! I used my professional corporation as a name and my home as the address. No problems.

Randy
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks for your thoughts. They are much...

Thanks for your thoughts. They are much appreciated. I understand what your saying with the dimples. The only pause I have is dimpling three layers as the instructions seem to imply. My experience so...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By RandyAB
Nice pics. You can see that you put rivets in the...

Nice pics. You can see that you put rivets in the skin along the rivet line in question while MED put them just between the backing plate and the angle. The instructions seem to point to both ways...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By RandyAB
That seems to be what the instructions say . That...

That seems to be what the instructions say . That means that the skins shouldn’t be drilled along that rivet line. I’ve seen pics of installs that have skin rivets along that line. The instructions...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By RandyAB
Gretz mast question.

I'm a bit confused as to the instructions for mounting the Gretz mast. The confusion involves the holes common to the backing plate and the supporting angle. The instructions seem to state to drill...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By RandyAB
Man Iím getting old, that was my thread.:(:(

Man Iím getting old, that was my thread.:(:(
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By RandyAB
Mounting fuel filter

Iím figuring out the fuel system architecture for my SDS system and I though I would throw a question out for discussion. Is there any major concern with mounting the post pump fuel filter in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By RandyAB
That is a great tip about the fittings. I will...

That is a great tip about the fittings. I will definitely check out Home Depot and Lowes.

With respect to the tubing, not all of it is made equal. The pure polypropylene stuff such as what comes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By RandyAB
https://www.amazon.ca/ATP-Surethane-Polyurethane-P...

https://www.amazon.ca/ATP-Surethane-Polyurethane-Plastic-Tubing/dp/B00E6B5O7S/ref=pd_lutyp_cxhsh_1_1?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B00E6B5O7S&pd_rd_r=605e5583-048d-4459-8f69-5191d47c64df&pd_rd_w=JkZU1&pd_rd_...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks guys. I have the static port from...

Thanks guys. I have the static port from Cleaveland with the static line. Im looking for the AOA and Pitot lines. At this point I’m not sure if the required fittings come with the instrument and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By RandyAB
Pitot line

Where does one find the tubing for the pitot and AOA in different colours like I' mseeing on other's installs? I'm looking but not finding. What are the specs that I should be looking for? 1/4"...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-01-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By RandyAB
I just finished (mostly) installing mine in the...

I just finished (mostly) installing mine in the 10. It will be way easier to do the initial cutting and install with the wingtips off of the wings. I did the work installing the lights with the...
Forum: Safety 07-31-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,422
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks Kyle. My bad. I wasn't thinking of it in...

Thanks Kyle. My bad. I wasn't thinking of it in terms of reference to the empty CG.
Forum: Safety 07-31-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,422
Posted By RandyAB
Ok. I'm not trying to thread drift but fuel has...

Ok. I'm not trying to thread drift but fuel has a positive moment for the RV10. How can burning fuel move CG aft?
Forum: Safety 07-31-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,422
Posted By RandyAB
This is a great thread. Thanks for...

This is a great thread. Thanks for sharing.

With respect to fuel burn, it is my understand that all weight added to the RV10 at least (I'm not sure of the others) moves CG aft. Burning fuel in...
Forum: RV-10 07-31-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks guys. I wasn't sure whether the stock ones...

Thanks guys. I wasn't sure whether the stock ones had improved to the point of making the aftermarket ones not worthwhile. That answers my question. I will order the Cleaveland ones.
Forum: RV-10 07-31-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By RandyAB
Intersection fairings for the 10

Are the aftermarket fairings from RV Bits sold by Cleaveland still the preferred fairings for the 10 for those who want quick and easy?
Forum: Reviews 07-31-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By RandyAB
I'll measure it for you now Geoff if you could...

I'll measure it for you now Geoff if you could tell me exactly where the measurement needs to be taken. I would love this product on my airplane.
Forum: RV-10 07-22-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By RandyAB
Ok. I got my Matco rims (mains and nose) and am...

Ok. I got my Matco rims (mains and nose) and am going through the manual looking for tubes that will work with the rims. According to the manual the wheel should have straight or 45 deg valve stems...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,828
Posted By RandyAB
Itís good to know that there has been some good...

Itís good to know that there has been some good response to the chemo and radiation Tom. Blessings to you and Suzanne.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-14-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 22,665
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks for sharing Ashley. That is a nice setup.

Thanks for sharing Ashley. That is a nice setup.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-13-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 22,665
Posted By RandyAB
To mount on top does one just need longer AN4...

To mount on top does one just need longer AN4 bolts?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-13-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 22,665
Posted By RandyAB
What kind of hardware is needed to mount the...

What kind of hardware is needed to mount the coils on top Ross? Iím thinking that there is only enough room for one of the to go up top. In that case Iím thinking likely the right one??
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By RandyAB
These are my preference too but I just canít seem...

These are my preference too but I just canít seem to get past the large cost of the crimper.
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks all for the helpful input. Iím going to...

Thanks all for the helpful input. Iím going to look at the retreads as the first option.
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By RandyAB
Clarification on Matco wheels and tires

I just ordered Matco mains and nosewheel. Iím also getting ready to finalize my finishing kit order. George at Matco told me that the tires and tubes supplied by Vanís would fit the Matco rims yet it...
Forum: RV-10 06-25-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,143
Posted By RandyAB
What a beautiful plane you built! Enjoy it!

What a beautiful plane you built! Enjoy it!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By RandyAB
https://www.napacanada.com/en/p/DSSHEPSG?ref=MA== ...

https://www.napacanada.com/en/p/DSSHEPSG?ref=MA==

Does this look appropriate?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By RandyAB
Thank you Gil. I will look into this one.

Thank you Gil. I will look into this one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By RandyAB
I'm going to have the plane professionally done...

I'm going to have the plane professionally done (to be determined who exactly) so I don't know that info Carl.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By RandyAB
Fibreglass primer

I'd appreciate suggestions for a good fibreglass primer. I've had a suggestion for SPI but it doesn't seem readily available in Canada. It has to be compatible with UV Smooth Prime.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By RandyAB
Thank you Larry. I will look into SPI.

Thank you Larry. I will look into SPI.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By RandyAB
You are most welcome Mike! I bought it from ACS....

You are most welcome Mike!

I bought it from ACS. It is non-hazardous so there were no Hazmat fees. It comes in a regular paint can either in quart size or gallon. Mixing was a hoot. All of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks. One last easy question. What primer...

Thanks. One last easy question. What primer works well on the fibreglass? I used Akzo/Nobel for the interior but I'm sure that isn't appropriate to use in this application.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By RandyAB
Ughhhh!!! Now you tell me! Actually, I installed...

Ughhhh!!! Now you tell me! Actually, I installed the AeroLED cutouts to accommodate the lights so there was more filling to do. I did did do extra though. My cabin top is grey outside and pink...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By RandyAB
Ok. Just tried spraying UVSP on a test piece....

Ok. Just tried spraying UVSP on a test piece. It's not recommended.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks Kyle. I'm going to use my wife's credit...

Thanks Kyle. I'm going to use my wife's credit card. That will save lots of money! :)

Did you try spraying?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By RandyAB
So I've tried applying the UVSP to one of the...

So I've tried applying the UVSP to one of the wingtips. I've tried dripping it on as well as brushing it on followed by squeegeeing it with a flat piece of 30 thou scrap aluminium. I find that it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By RandyAB
Small divots in the paint.

Small divots in the paint.
Forum: RV-14 06-20-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,398
Posted By RandyAB
Congratulations! Do you have any pictures or...

Congratulations! Do you have any pictures or video?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks Kyle. I've done one wing tip with...

Thanks Kyle. I've done one wing tip with straight epoxy (messy) and will do the other as you describe with several coats of UVSP squeeged on and then top coated. We will see how they compare.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks Scott. I thought I would double check.

Thanks Scott. I thought I would double check.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks for the tip on the release wax.

Thanks for the tip on the release wax.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By RandyAB
Thank you Scott for the application tip. I think...

Thank you Scott for the application tip. I think that I will try with straight epoxy as you suggest. When you say squeegee, are you referring to a rubber squeegee or plastic like a credit card?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By RandyAB
Have you used this method with success Kyle?

Have you used this method with success Kyle?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,926
Posted By RandyAB
UV Smooth Prime

I'm doing my fibreglass work now and have read a bunch of different threads on how to prepare for priming. A lot of different options. With respect to the UV Smooth Prime, do I have to do a bunch of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,638
Posted By RandyAB
This is what the tech expert at Aerosport Power...

This is what the tech expert at Aerosport Power recommended. He advised to stay away from the multi viscosity oils and stick with 100 weight in summer and 80 weight in the cold months.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By RandyAB
It was part of the negotiated price.

It was part of the negotiated price.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By RandyAB
Hey Tim. Unfortunately they are in the process of...

Hey Tim. Unfortunately they are in the process of constructing an outbuilding to house the dyno so I didn't get those numbers. With 9:1 pistons, BPE CAI and the SDS system we are thinking that the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By RandyAB
Aerosport Power "build school" experience

I just wanted to share the experience that I had with Aerosport Power this week. I had them build my Lycoming IO 540 and opted to join them for "build school" which allowed me to build the engine...
Forum: RV-10 06-14-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks guys. That alternator should more than...

Thanks guys. That alternator should more than handle the loads with those ratios.
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By RandyAB
Alternator pulley ratio

Can anybody tell me what the pulley ratio would be for an IO540 coupled with a B&C 60amp 460 main alternator? Also, can somebody confirm that the vacuum pad will spin the backup alternator (B&C 462)...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-09-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,269
Posted By RandyAB
Ya I suppose. Unlikely but possible.

Ya I suppose. Unlikely but possible.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-09-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,269
Posted By RandyAB
Forgive my ignorance but why wouldn't you just...

Forgive my ignorance but why wouldn't you just stack the terminals for the primary and secondary power inputs on the stud provided? Seems like there is plenty of room.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-03-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By RandyAB
Ask Tom directly.. He helped me with the brake...

Ask Tom directly.. He helped me with the brake lines.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-14-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,537
Posted By RandyAB
I saw an early preliminary design. It really...

I saw an early preliminary design. It really wasn't applicable to my setup which will incorporate VPX and have dual alternators and batteries. I've come up with a what I think is a good design but...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-14-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,537
Posted By RandyAB
Are these the same schematics that you have on...

Are these the same schematics that you have on your website Ross?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-14-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,749
Posted By RandyAB
Ya, my point is that when it is symptomatic it is...

Ya, my point is that when it is symptomatic it is syncope not drowsiness that one would experience typically. I had a patient once that was a long distance runner and who had a heart rate in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-14-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,749
Posted By RandyAB
Bradycardia will cause syncope which is preceded...

Bradycardia will cause syncope which is preceded by dizziness and a lightheaded feeling. It will not cause drowsiness so to speak.
Forum: RV-10 05-10-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,523
Posted By RandyAB
FWIW, he says that the GPS has worked flawlessly...

FWIW, he says that the GPS has worked flawlessly with that setup. Good luck!
Forum: RV-10 05-10-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,523
Posted By RandyAB
Is your overhead console carbon fibre like those...

Is your overhead console carbon fibre like those provided by Aerosport? If so, my understanding is that you can use it as the ground plane. I was discussing this with a fellow RV10 builder who is an...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 04-30-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By RandyAB
There is a pre filter as well. In this case, two...

There is a pre filter as well. In this case, two of them, one in each wing root.
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