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Forum: RV-12 04-22-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,591
Posted By AirHound
Thanks to a skilled builder, Tom Delaney, another...

Thanks to a skilled builder, Tom Delaney, another completion. With his able assistance the project took us 14 hours only because of me tromping around. But as they say time flys when you are having...
Forum: RV-12 04-21-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By AirHound
Thank you for info. Another small issue ? When...

Thank you for info. Another small issue ?
When sitting engine off the left indicates 20 higher. When operating both gauges come close? Any ideas as to why?
Forum: RV-12 04-15-2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,143
Posted By AirHound
Sling sorry! I guess kit origin doesnít matter...

Sling sorry!

I guess kit origin doesnít matter if itís a boon to US GA flying.
Forum: RV-12 04-14-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,143
Posted By AirHound
Firewalls and nose gears/mounts too!

Firewalls and nose gears/mounts too!
Forum: RV-12 04-11-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,143
Posted By AirHound
Spare parts

Sorry for any blinding statements of the obvious. Like many of you all, I owned an European Built SLSA and at the time it had the most SLSA aircraft in the field, and, just ok, US support. I felt...
Forum: RV-12 03-26-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By AirHound
Mark, thank you for the education sir.

Mark, thank you for the education sir.
Forum: RV-12 03-26-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By AirHound
Which sb or build process do these posts refer...

Which sb or build process do these posts refer to? Thank you.
Forum: RV-12 03-22-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,469
Posted By AirHound
Add to POH

Perhaps a worthy candidate for a POH emergency procedure?
Forum: RV-12 03-21-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,677
Posted By AirHound
Scott, I ordered Vanís springs, however I have a...

Scott, I ordered Vanís springs, however I have a vernier throttle. Guess I have some extra springs now and must order McFarland springs errr Iím confused. Iím not a builder. Thank you!
Forum: RV-12 03-21-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,677
Posted By AirHound
Scott, I ordered Vanís springs, however I have a...

Scott, I ordered Vanís springs, however I have a vernier throttle. Guess I have some extra springs now and must order McFarland springs errr Iím confused. Iím not a builder. Thank you!
Forum: RV-12 03-02-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,591
Posted By AirHound
Dave12, very helpful, thank you.

Dave12, very helpful, thank you.
Forum: RV-12 03-02-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 25,591
Posted By AirHound
Hey Skunkworks, Thanks for the visual. Did you...

Hey Skunkworks, Thanks for the visual. Did you loosen cables in the process couldnít tell. Or, just detach at the HS horns? Does that table adjust for absolute fit or just stuff a magazine or...
Forum: RV-12 03-01-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,094
Posted By AirHound
Thank you Big John and all others willing to help...

Thank you Big John and all others willing to help non-builders keep all those fuselage placards shinny.
Forum: RV-12 02-28-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,094
Posted By AirHound
Thanks Ian, what did you use to strip the paint...

Thanks Ian, what did you use to strip the paint off? Sorry for these basic questions, I didnít build mine. Your photos below are a challenge to interpret if they are cracks or not. Canít wait to hear...
Forum: RV-12 02-28-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,094
Posted By AirHound
Ian, which method did you use to disconnect the...

Ian, which method did you use to disconnect the cables?
Forum: RV-12 02-28-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,094
Posted By AirHound
HS stab removal process

Iím not the builder. Just thinking through the steps and early comments. Some posts indicate different kit contents, one or no clips, etc, and a couple pioneers indicate different HS removal process...
Forum: RV-12 02-28-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,094
Posted By AirHound
Approx How many turns/how much movement is...

Approx How many turns/how much movement is needed, would you guess?
Forum: RV-12 02-27-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 278,377
Posted By AirHound
Baggage floor mod fixtures

Tony Howdy, I have the baggage mod kit ready to install. But just ordered the two pieces for the floor and the kind lady at vans said thatís all that is coming. So, how do I mod the floor ? Do I make...
Forum: RV-12 02-27-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 278,377
Posted By AirHound
Tony Howdy, I have the baggage mod kit ready to...

Tony
Howdy, I have the baggage mod kit ready to install. But just ordered the two pieces for the floor and the kind lady at vans said thatís all that is coming. So, how do I mod the floor ? Do I...
Forum: RV-12 02-27-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,094
Posted By AirHound
Hey Rich, why not disconnect at the HS horns and...

Hey Rich, why not disconnect at the HS horns and tie them together to keep them from slipping into the fuselage rather than messing with the clips? Iím in the reading/planning/? Phase.
Forum: RV-12 10-19-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,201
Posted By AirHound
I'm not confused about the what, just the reasons...

I'm not confused about the what, just the reasons for the different numbers and Scott cleared that up. Coming from years of certified Acft to ELSA third owner, No doubt my personal checklist and...
Forum: RV-12 10-18-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,201
Posted By AirHound
Thanks for the clarification.

Thanks for the clarification.
Forum: RV-12 10-17-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,201
Posted By AirHound
To be legal does one maintain the POH that came...

To be legal does one maintain the POH that came with the aircraft, or have in reach, the most current? There are differences for example the Vg in older kits was in the 80th kt range, current is 60...
Forum: RV-12 10-14-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,857
Posted By AirHound
I'm one of the 50-60 12's sporting the TS...

I'm one of the 50-60 12's sporting the TS Flightlines fuel line system. On the contrary, regarding the discussion about low fuel pressure, mine is normal to borederline yellow (occasionally blinking...
Forum: RV-12 10-09-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By AirHound
Thumbs up Purposely underutilize 660 adsb capability, but...

Purposely underutilize 660 adsb capability, but wanted a quieter removeable hand held. I replaced the panel mounted 496 with a 660, choose to keep it a simple gizmo removeable stand alone, with...
Forum: RV-12 10-02-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,857
Posted By AirHound
Thanks Joe, had only half that picture.

Thanks Joe, had only half that picture.
Forum: RV-12 10-01-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,857
Posted By AirHound
Was running up the engine with out top or bottom...

Was running up the engine with out top or bottom cowl and notice a low fuel pressure warning which stopped when closing throttle and changing relative position to 10-12kt surface wind while turning...
Forum: RV-12 09-24-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,828
Posted By AirHound
Thank you a pic is worth 10000 words to me I look...

Thank you a pic is worth 10000 words to me I look forward to seeing what the standard 71.4 turns up with my configuration.
Forum: RV-12 09-23-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,828
Posted By AirHound
Wow, achieving .1 sounds like another challenge...

Wow, achieving .1 sounds like another challenge for us less experienced folk. I guess that final tiny movement will be on fairly snugged clamp bolts. Boy I can see it changing with just torquing them...
Forum: RV-12 09-22-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,828
Posted By AirHound
Thanks Scott, say do the slsa versions come off...

Thanks Scott, say do the slsa versions come off the line dynamic balanced?
Forum: RV-12 09-22-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,828
Posted By AirHound
[QUOTE=rvbuilder2002;1205913]I agree it sounds...

[QUOTE=rvbuilder2002;1205913]I agree it sounds just a bit too course, but maybe Tom is cruising around down low at 125 kts and just not telling anyone;)

Hi, I'm Doug in IL. In bound is hub...
Forum: RV-12 09-21-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,149
Posted By AirHound
Walt I'm Doug in IL. I am waiting for hub...

Walt I'm Doug in IL. I am waiting for hub replacement IAW theSeninich B revision exchange program. I bought my 12 built/used and it had a dynamic bal job 3 years ago. What to do now with new hub?...
Forum: RV-12 09-19-2017, 04:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,642
Posted By AirHound
Getting to know my airplane. Wing washout?

How much washout is built in to rv12 kits?
Forum: RV-12 09-11-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,368
Posted By AirHound
I'm in the 1200 range with a 40-100 degree dif...

I'm in the 1200 range with a 40-100 degree dif burning roughly 5.7 at 5400. What do the carb mixture screws do for us?
Forum: Midwest 09-06-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,074
Posted By AirHound
Bill did you do the baggage panel upgrade? Doug...

Bill did you do the baggage panel upgrade?

Doug at ALN
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 278,377
Posted By AirHound
Thank you! And no doubt there is.

Thank you! And no doubt there is.
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 278,377
Posted By AirHound
WILCO All! Thank you!! Also, 1) I have to...

WILCO All! Thank you!!

Also,

1) I have to drill some of the nutplate and screw holes. Is there a recommended process to follow...as in; do the first and last, cleco them then match drill those...
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 278,377
Posted By AirHound
Question, I received the Vans predrilled two...

Question, I received the Vans predrilled two piece baggage compartment closeout upgrade. Any reason not to take off the blue protective vinyl if it will be covered? Other than a few places to...
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By AirHound
Not sure, doesn't the Dynon-download overwrite...

Not sure, doesn't the Dynon-download overwrite unique AP settings? Maybe Vans does too?
Forum: RV-12 08-30-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,006
Posted By AirHound
Ron, Thanks for the dye penetrant reference, its...

Ron,
Thanks for the dye penetrant reference, its on order...Doug in IL
Forum: RV-12 08-28-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,006
Posted By AirHound
Dye Penetrant?

Vic, is dye penetrant a feasible aide?
Forum: RV-12 08-28-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,006
Posted By AirHound
Cracks can be hard to spot on a visual...

Cracks can be hard to spot on a visual inspection. Is there an additional inspection aid to be had economically/locally?
Forum: RV-12 08-28-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,048
Posted By AirHound
Carry backup HH GPS with extra batterys.....

Howdy!
Post 37 explains requirements and I'm good with it. I'm thinking when we know the engine driven electricity has stopped, for those with EFIS and no standby compass or HH GPS, its best to be...
Forum: RV-12 08-25-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,048
Posted By AirHound
What kind of standby compass do you have, was...

What kind of standby compass do you have, was swinging it difficult?
Forum: RV-12 08-16-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By AirHound
Suggestion, keep renting if you can't get a...

Suggestion, keep renting if you can't get a hanger. Otherwise, either do owner assist maintenance and inspections with an erstwhile A&P or buy an ELSA take the weekend course and with an A&P looking...
Forum: RV-12 08-15-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,510
Posted By AirHound
Very kind of you sir! Thank you Doug...

Very kind of you sir!
Thank you
Doug Johnson
SAFB, IL
Forum: RV-12 08-14-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,510
Posted By AirHound
Thanks Tony, Does the part come with install...

Thanks Tony,
Does the part come with install instructions? Is it Possible to install without disassembly? Oh and is it a simple electrical connection?
Doug in IL
Forum: RV-12 08-14-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,510
Posted By AirHound
Fuel Pump Noise Filter..

Tony, an old post but I'm interested if the noise filter at the electric pump stopped the ticking? If so, then is it a simple install? If there is such a thing??

Thanks,
Doug in IL
Forum: RV-12 08-13-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,302
Posted By AirHound
I guess there's a couple around that believe in...

I guess there's a couple around that believe in having a nonelectric backup, thanks John!
Forum: RV-12 08-10-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,048
Posted By AirHound
How about VFR Carl.

How about VFR Carl.
Forum: RV-12 08-10-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,048
Posted By AirHound
Right! thank you, what are your thoughts about my...

Right! thank you, what are your thoughts about my following interpretation of that FAA verbiage? In what sounds like an extreme and highly unlikely circumstance, where the EFIS display totally fails,...
Forum: RV-12 08-10-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,048
Posted By AirHound
Scott, so I can drop the subject, why aren't...

Scott, so I can drop the subject, why aren't standby/whiskey compasses required anymore?
Forum: RV-12 08-10-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,048
Posted By AirHound
Is it because glass has been proven absolutely...

Is it because glass has been proven absolutely reliable and the given that all pilots carry portable gps's that standby compasses are not required. At least on the 12?
Forum: RV-12 08-09-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,048
Posted By AirHound
I'm all for the EFIS weight advantage. However,...

I'm all for the EFIS weight advantage. However, miss the practicality of being able to fly partial panel with steam gauges. Was wondering if anyone knows of any EFIS inflight shutdown information or...
Forum: RV-12 08-06-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,893
Posted By AirHound
Tom would that be flats on the idle stop screw?

Tom would that be flats on the idle stop screw?
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,893
Posted By AirHound
Hey Rich, high suction and low load side, what...

Hey Rich, high suction and low load side, what then, ? Make cable adjustments on that side only? Thank you!
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,893
Posted By AirHound
Ok! Sounds to me, once center green/idle is lit...

Ok! Sounds to me, once center green/idle is lit up and let's just say 1800, then go 3800 but am I correct about making adjustments only on the nonREF side and doing them in each of carbmates 3...
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,893
Posted By AirHound
John-G, thank you! Here's my read back. Do the...

John-G, thank you! Here's my read back. Do the mechanical sync procedure first, then for the pneumatic procedure pick a side as REF and make all carb cable adjustments on just the opposite side in...
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,893
Posted By AirHound
Forum: RV-12 08-02-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,474
Posted By AirHound
RV-12 Electric Fuel Pump (electronical filter)

Do all kits EAB and ELSA call for an electric filter wired into the fuel pump circuit/at the electric pump? Are they for RFI reduction? As in negating the FP noise over the headphones? Do SLSA...
Forum: RV-12 06-21-2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,532
Posted By AirHound
Spare fuel pump

Should one carry a spare mechanical pump or the electric one?
Forum: RV-12 06-13-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,275
Posted By AirHound
Power at idle and pitch for speed, got that,...

Power at idle and pitch for speed, got that, Jolly er Roger, whoever you are driven to be, thanks for your expertise. I'm newish to the ELSA world. Lots to learn and refresh on. Know it all or not,...
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