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Forum: Rocket 09-13-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By jcarne
I also documented a slightly different titanium...

I also documented a slightly different titanium approach if your interested in reading. Start at the last post on the page.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=149050&page=32
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-13-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,289
Posted By jcarne
Just called today. He guessed at least a month. ...

Just called today. He guessed at least a month. Said there was some sourcing issues for some of the parts. Also that it takes about 2 weeks for powder coat to be done. Looks like the waiting game...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-11-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By jcarne
Congrats! Can't wait to see the first flight!

Congrats! Can't wait to see the first flight!
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-10-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 99,680
Posted By jcarne
Haha that is my thought as well and ultimately...

Haha that is my thought as well and ultimately why I went with the solvent based stuff.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-10-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 99,680
Posted By jcarne
I got my Jetflex through Skygeek. You will also...

I got my Jetflex through Skygeek. You will also need reducer and catalyst. It is definitely not cheap stuff. I would be very tempted to just use the water based stuff Jeflex sells next time. I...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-10-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 99,680
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the kind words! I used a jigsaw...

Thanks for the kind words!

I used a jigsaw with a metal blade to make the rough cut. Then filed it down and then cleaned it up with sandpaper. I use 400 grit turners cloth as it is really strong.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-10-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,289
Posted By jcarne
Yep them be the ones. Thanks for the update.

Yep them be the ones. Thanks for the update.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-09-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 116,494
Posted By jcarne
As I said on the phone Kent, that sure looks good...

As I said on the phone Kent, that sure looks good man! Looks just as good with bigger pictures too! :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-09-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,289
Posted By jcarne
Was this for an undrilled version?

Was this for an undrilled version?
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-09-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 99,680
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Dave! As for the primers. Here we go. ...

Thanks Dave!

As for the primers. Here we go. Where you see green it is Akzo found here (https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/cspages/akzoprimer.php?clickkey=26124).

The black is Jetflex...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-08-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 99,680
Posted By jcarne
Panel work is still going strong. Had to cut an...

Panel work is still going strong. Had to cut an opening in the sub panel. I used 0.063 angle to reinforce it, maybe a little overkill but hey it works and the weight increase is small. ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-06-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,289
Posted By jcarne
Well that's not what I wanted to hear... I was...

Well that's not what I wanted to hear... I was really hoping to get the engine on and cowl done before winter. Don't know if that is going to happen if there is still a month to go. I was told...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-05-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 99,680
Posted By jcarne
The three day weekend and after work has been...

The three day weekend and after work has been kind to me this week. Got lots accomplished while I still wait for the new motor mount.

First I installed the backup ADAHRS unit. It sits a little...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-03-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By jcarne
I just posted a question similar to this...

I just posted a question similar to this recently. If you go to the thread here (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=174433)there was a couple of guys that may be able to help...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-30-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By jcarne
John thanks for the feedback. Looks like 6awg is...

John thanks for the feedback. Looks like 6awg is plenty big for what I'm trying to do so I think I'll switch that to 6awg from 4awg. My reasoning behind putting the ANL routing as is instead of how...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-28-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By jcarne
Big shout out to Carl F for spending some time...

Big shout out to Carl F for spending some time going over the diagram. He noticed there are two 15amp fuses feeding the ebus. Bob K shows this in one version and not in the others. I eliminated...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-28-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By jcarne
I had a feeling you might post something like...

I had a feeling you might post something like this. You are not getting my full story and maybe didn't go look at the pics either before "publicly roasting":) my assumed lack of flutter knowledge. ...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-27-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By jcarne
I bonded my tips with cabosil epoxy mix and then...

I bonded my tips with cabosil epoxy mix and then put a layer of 0.003 fiberglass 2" tape on the seem. One coat of micro on that and then Rage Gold bodyfiller to finish it off. It went quicker than...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-27-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By jcarne
Oh son of a biscuit, can a moderator move this to...

Oh son of a biscuit, can a moderator move this to the electrical section. Sorry for posting it to general...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-27-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By jcarne
Electrical diagram review please

Hello everyone, I must call upon you guys one more time to look over my electrical diagram.

This diagram is Bob's Z-13/8 with VERY FEW modifications. I'll point them out in the pics below. ...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-27-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 99,680
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Kent, copy away!

Thanks Kent, copy away!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-26-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 64,478
Posted By jcarne
Way too much, if you ever get into one of them...

Way too much, if you ever get into one of them wheel shimmy scenarios that bolt it going to take an absolute beating! If you search the forums there are other bolts that people have fixed this with,...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-25-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 99,680
Posted By jcarne
Man it's been awhile since I posted an update. ...

Man it's been awhile since I posted an update. Probably due to the back to school grind. Gotta educate the people of tomorrow! :D

I have spent quite a lot of time over the last month working on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By jcarne
As much as I HATED the metal prep work...

As much as I HATED the metal prep work (especially on them **** wing ribs) I also think it's kind of a right of passage when doing a standard build.

Not to mention I don't think I could support...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-24-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By jcarne
Sounds good, I'll let you know in 3 days.

Sounds good, I'll let you know in 3 days.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-21-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By jcarne
Dangit, I missed your post last night. I have a...

Dangit, I missed your post last night. I have a bid in on Ebay right now so I'll let you know if I don't win. In that case I'll probably take your tray, definitely if you find the back plate. ...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-18-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By jcarne
WTB: GNS-430W or IFD-440 tray

Hello, this may be a long shot but I am looking to see if anyone wants to sell me a Garmin GNS-430W or Avidyne IFD-440 tray with backplate and connectors.

I'm going to install this initially in my...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-18-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By jcarne
Agree on all accounts. And holy smokes on the no...

Agree on all accounts. And holy smokes on the no alternator story! Must of always had the battery on a charger.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-17-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By jcarne
Not looking to change the way things are done. ...

Not looking to change the way things are done. Just looking to those more electron gifted than I to maybe showcase what could have caused something like this and what could have prevented it. ...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-17-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By jcarne
I see what your saying but based on the...

I see what your saying but based on the flame/smoldering wires also being in the panel area of the aircraft it seems to me that it was after the starter and contactor. Kind of hard to tell based on...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-16-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By jcarne
almost engine fire video - electrical question

Hello, Mike Patey (guy who built Turbulence and Draco) recently posted a video of a Piper Arrow (I think) that almost caught fire due to some kind of electrical short. He did not elaborate on what...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By jcarne
Haha no problem guys. I'm kind of an expert on...

Haha no problem guys. I'm kind of an expert on YouTube rabbit holes. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By jcarne
Project Farm on youtube tests 100LL

If you all haven't heard of Project Farm on youtube you should give it a look. He recently tested 100LL in some pretty non scientific ways that probably didn't answer anything we didn't already...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-14-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 116,494
Posted By jcarne
Ya even with doing the fiberglass skirts this is...

Ya even with doing the fiberglass skirts this is a little tricky. In the end my skirts don't conform PERFECTLY on the sides of the fuselage. Off by about 1/16" or so. I could correct it with some...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,002
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for them price updates to make sure we...

Thanks for them price updates to make sure we have it budgeted in.



Unfortunately yes, because in the vertical arrangement you can't get the middle unit as high as the two horizontally. It would...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-13-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 116,494
Posted By jcarne
Metal skirts??

Metal skirts??
Forum: RV-14 08-12-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,431
Posted By jcarne
Congrats on the first flight. Sweet landing too!

Congrats on the first flight. Sweet landing too!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,002
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Bob! Now I can finish up my wiring...

Thanks Bob! Now I can finish up my wiring diagram and tap into the VAF brain trust one more time. :D After that should be smooth sailing... haha jk there is always something
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,002
Posted By jcarne
I already have the pitot and static run up to the...

I already have the pitot and static run up to the front so no problem there. I also wanted a different brand on my redundant attitude indicator. The pocket panel does look like a good option too...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,002
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Fred. That is SolidWorks I'm using. A...

Thanks Fred. That is SolidWorks I'm using. A skill acquired when I was an engineer. Now I teach it to high school students. Great program. Now that I'm thinking about it I believe you can get a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-12-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,350
Posted By jcarne
I had to make my rudder stops like Gordon did. I...

I had to make my rudder stops like Gordon did. I wouldn't worry about the angle, I just went for the 1-1/8" gap as per the manual.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,002
Posted By jcarne
Great looking panel you got there!

Great looking panel you got there!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,002
Posted By jcarne
How interesting. I think I found it from a...

How interesting. I think I found it from a company called Open Flight Solutions.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,002
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the comments so far guys. Many good...

Thanks for the comments so far guys. Many good ideas represented in this thread. I hope someone in the future also finds it as useful as I did.

Well here is where I am at now. I think I will go...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,002
Posted By jcarne
All good points here Otis. Ya after looking...

All good points here Otis.



Ya after looking at the Avidyne website and the comparison sheet to Garmin I'm pretty well sold on either the Avidyne 440 or 540.



Ya that's a good idea. No way...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,002
Posted By jcarne
Holy smokes I got some catchin up to do, great...

Holy smokes I got some catchin up to do, great replies guys
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-11-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 116,494
Posted By jcarne
Bold move cotton. It's looking pretty dang good!

Bold move cotton. It's looking pretty dang good!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,002
Posted By jcarne
Haha ya I have seen a few panels where the...

Haha ya I have seen a few panels where the switches are all in a line. Would get super confusing. Good idea on the checklists.



Bob, thanks for the input. I will try and keep the GPS as high as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,002
Posted By jcarne
Panel review request, IFR

Hello, after talking to many people and thinking long and hard I have come up with two options that I am considering. Right now I think I am leaning towards option one with the Dynon SV com due to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-10-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,534
Posted By jcarne
Roger, understood. Thanks for the clarification....

Roger, understood. Thanks for the clarification. And a big thanks to taking the time on the phone the other day.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-10-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,079
Posted By jcarne
Ya the price bump is why I said no to the upgrade...

Ya the price bump is why I said no to the upgrade for about 4 days. Couldn't see the price increase reflected in the upgrade but oh well, I wanted it in the end so I paid it. I am one of the lucky...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-09-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,534
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the clarification Philip.

Thanks for the clarification Philip.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-09-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,534
Posted By jcarne
Yes I will put a G5 in place of where my airspeed...

Yes I will put a G5 in place of where my airspeed indicator is.



I think at this point I will plan for something that has NAV capabilities, leaning towards a 430 right now but I'm a bit torn on...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-09-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,534
Posted By jcarne
Bruce when you say serial port I'm assuming you...

Bruce when you say serial port I'm assuming you are talking about the network connections? If so, and I'm not mistaken you can simply add another Dynon hub and that will give you plenty of...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By jcarne
Here is my summary during the -7A build. 1.5"...

Here is my summary during the -7A build.

1.5" yolk, sometimes while riveting always while dimpling

3" yolk, I use this most of the time for riveting

4" yolk, I use occasionally but still a yolk...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-08-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,534
Posted By jcarne
WOW, great responses here guys. I even got a few...

WOW, great responses here guys. I even got a few PMs so that I can call. Thanks a bunch!




Thanks for the input and the PM. I'll give you a call soon to discuss this.



Good points here Bob. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-08-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,534
Posted By jcarne
Question Can someone lay it out for me? IFR Dynon

Hello, I have been reading for hours and right when I think I have IFR pannel planning figured out I get confused again.

Here is the situation: I started working on my IFR ticket back in the day...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By jcarne
Thanks a million David!

Thanks a million David!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By jcarne
Electric aileron trim directions for RV-7 or RV-9

May very well be an odd request but does anyone have the directions for electric aileron trim installation for the -7 or -9 model that they could send me a pic of?

I installed manual aileron trim...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,343
Posted By jcarne
Holy smokes that's a nice view!!!

Holy smokes that's a nice view!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,255
Posted By jcarne
It was "addressed" at Airventure in a method that...

It was "addressed" at Airventure in a method that a detective had to deduce. haha :D

This pic is a screenshot of a picture John Bright posted from the QB kit with the new mount at Airventure. Read...
Forum: RV-14 08-05-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By jcarne
Free PDF found here...

Free PDF found here (http://www.aeroelectric.com/Book/AEC_R12A.pdf).
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