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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By Stockmanreef
SS Foil for Firewall Insulation

Is 0.002 stainless steel foil OK for covering insulation on the firewall or should I use something thicker?

It seems that 0.002 is easy to come by, but I can't find a good source for .003. Or is...
Forum: RV-14 11-27-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,052
Posted By Stockmanreef
plus 1 for the cabinet scraper. I actually used...

plus 1 for the cabinet scraper. I actually used it to trim the back edge of the canopy. It took a while, but i had sections where very little was needed to be removed.
Forum: RV-14 11-24-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,676
Posted By Stockmanreef
well, it appears that I have the same issue--I...

well, it appears that I have the same issue--I think. I am at the step of tightening the side rails on the canopy--38-27. So the canopy frame with wind screen installed are on the plane. It appears...
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By Stockmanreef
The washers are beveled because I think that they...

The washers are beveled because I think that they are punched out. Put them on the screws so that the bevel is away from the screw head--the high point (inside lip) is out. The lip of the inside...
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By Stockmanreef
thanks for that last reply Turner. I thought...

thanks for that last reply Turner. I thought that I might be missing something. I read everything correctly. I did not look at the diagram in close enough. I had the washers in the wrong side of...
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By Stockmanreef
I understand about following the plans. If I...

I understand about following the plans. If I were to follow the plans, then I would not be able to insert the rear seal, since "zone 1" is already tightened down on 38-26 Step 18. The plans never...
Forum: RV-14 11-20-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,767
Posted By Stockmanreef
can someone post a picture of how the aerosport...

can someone post a picture of how the aerosport product mates up with the vent system in the rv-14?
Forum: RV-14 11-20-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By Stockmanreef
Rear Canopy Seal Installation

When is the rear Canopy Seal installed (C-01450)? On 38-26 you are suppose to install the retainer seals and tighten down "Zone 1", then tighten down Zone 2--canopy rails. Then on 38-33 it says to...
Forum: Tools 11-17-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By Stockmanreef
Awesome tool. i have no idea what every one is...

Awesome tool. i have no idea what every one is talking about with the setting the pressure. I guess mine is old version where you adjust the piston length.

Other than riveting it can be attached to...
Forum: RV-14 11-03-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,676
Posted By Stockmanreef
sorry, I was misinterpreted the pictures. I...

sorry, I was misinterpreted the pictures. I thought is was the side rail.
Forum: RV-14 11-03-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,676
Posted By Stockmanreef
this was documented in the "Gotchas" spread...

this was documented in the "Gotchas" spread sheets.
Forum: RV-14 11-03-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,676
Posted By Stockmanreef
Is it only on one side? It is probably the part...

Is it only on one side? It is probably the part C-01409 rail which sets the curvature of the canopy rail. This part comes together with the L and R part that have to be cut apart. See if they are...
Forum: RV-14 11-03-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,689
Posted By Stockmanreef
carl-- aren't the standard Hartzell Props from...

carl--

aren't the standard Hartzell Props from Van's Blended airfoil?

thanks
ken
Forum: RV-14 11-03-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,689
Posted By Stockmanreef
So if this is a real issue, then I imagine one P...

So if this is a real issue, then I imagine one P Mag with one regular mag would be just like two P Mags. Or am I wrong? With this in mind, why would Van's have the option for P Mags. I my engine...
Forum: RV-14 11-02-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,689
Posted By Stockmanreef
OK--point taken, but what about the Hartzell note...

OK--point taken, but what about the Hartzell note below. Is this just a CYA for Hartzell?
Forum: RV-14 11-02-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,689
Posted By Stockmanreef
should I post this on the general forums to get a...

should I post this on the general forums to get a broader audience to chime in?
Forum: RV-14 11-02-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,689
Posted By Stockmanreef
390 Engine Question

I plan to put dual PMags on the IO 390 with a Hartzell constant speed prop. Is there any issue with this setup from an FAA point of view. A person in the UK indicated that he would not be allowed...
Forum: RV-14 10-10-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,282
Posted By Stockmanreef
Maybe you could build the panel at other location?

Maybe you could build the panel at other location?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By Stockmanreef
I like putting the push start and mags near the...

I like putting the push start and mags near the center. I also plan to put in a kill switch under the panel that needs to be flipped on prior to start.
Forum: RV-14 10-09-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,409
Posted By Stockmanreef
do you order order directly from Beringer or from...

do you order order directly from Beringer or from Aircraft spruce?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By Stockmanreef
tie down Question

I don't know how to search this one--even on google, so I will throw this one to the crowd.

Are there tie down rings that click in place? The ones that I have are screw in. So you have to unscrew...
Forum: RV-14 10-08-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By Stockmanreef
I did a quick search but limited it to rv-14

I did a quick search but limited it to rv-14
Forum: RV-14 10-08-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By Stockmanreef
Back Window idea

well, this might be a crazy idea, but.....

Could the back window some how be converted to two access doors for the baggage area? In an emergency, they could be used to get out of the plane.

bad...
Forum: RV-14 10-08-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,692
Posted By Stockmanreef
I did put quotes around "better". But it does...

I did put quotes around "better". But it does sound like some of them are better, albeit typically more expensive.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By Stockmanreef
I will have Vertical power, which will disable...

I will have Vertical power, which will disable starter switch over 600 rpm. I will be using push button start with a hidden switch to "lock out" the ability to start. I agree that Mag switches near...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By Stockmanreef
wouldn't it be hard to control throttle while...

wouldn't it be hard to control throttle while starting and reaching over to hit the start button?

I guess the other option is to have start switch on the stick.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By Stockmanreef
Dual start buttons

Maybe this is an odd question, but I was wondering if it is possible to install two independent start buttons: one for the left seat and one for the right seat. There is no legal reason that you...
Forum: RV-14 10-07-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,692
Posted By Stockmanreef
RV-14 options

I was wondering if there should be a "sticky" with "better" options for building. The kit comes with with the basics. What are the upgrades? This would make it much easier to think about before you...
Forum: RV-14 10-06-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By Stockmanreef
well, this post can be deleted after reading how...

well, this post can be deleted after reading how the Van's nose wheel is the wrong one. I guess I will be sending it back if I can. and ordering Beringer wheel.
Forum: RV-14 10-06-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By Stockmanreef
Putting on Nose Wheel

I am trying to put on the nose wheel and maybe I am again just missing something (as usual). Is the axle supposed to slide around inside the assembly and the spacers are the point of contact with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,550
Posted By Stockmanreef
paddy- that is cool. I don't know enough about...

paddy- that is cool. I don't know enough about electrical to wire that up.

What about a flip cover over the starter button that covers the start button after the plane is started to prevent...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,550
Posted By Stockmanreef
Thanks for the responses. I did just post to the...

Thanks for the responses. I did just post to the general forum to see what more people think as rv7boy suggested.

Thanks
ken
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,550
Posted By Stockmanreef
key or keyless

Maybe this should be a poll, but i would like to get a feel for keyless with push start, push start with hidden key/switch, or keyed ignition.

Thanks
ken
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By Stockmanreef
Interior lights

I am having my panel built and Steinair asked about interior lights. Can a cabin light actually be put into the cockpit? I have the standard red/white strip lights from vans and I imagine that...
Forum: RV-14 09-27-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Stockmanreef
I will measure again. I am using thicker string...

I will measure again. I am using thicker string than E shows in his picture. The other issue with the measurement is that the axles have an 8.5 degree downward deflection. So when the string is...
Forum: RV-14 09-26-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By Stockmanreef
Section 40a-08: Axle alignment

So it looks like I have plenty of toe in with the axle alignment. Left side is 2.7 mm (1.5 degrees) and the right is 4.5 mm (2.5 degrees). Assuming I did the measurement correctly. That is $150 to...
Forum: RV-14 09-25-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By Stockmanreef
I did not appear to need shims. I have not check...

I did not appear to need shims. I have not check the gap, if any, at this point. I couldn't get a shim in if I tried with the bolts not in place.
Forum: RV-14 09-23-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By Stockmanreef
Just put on the main gear and I had to do the...

Just put on the main gear and I had to do the same filing that E did to get the attachment point to slid in far enough to get the bolt in.

Not sure about shims yet. Will find out tomorrow when I...
Forum: RV-14 09-19-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By Stockmanreef
Drift is fine for this thread.

Drift is fine for this thread.
Forum: RV-14 09-19-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By Stockmanreef
yes, I meant bulkhead. As I stated above, it was...

yes, I meant bulkhead. As I stated above, it was just a teeter totter effect. After filing down the top edge of the rib that the gear brace was touching, the part went in fine.

All the holes had...
Forum: RV-14 09-19-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By Stockmanreef
No I figured out issue. The top edge of the rib...

No I figured out issue. The top edge of the rib was acting like a pivot. A bit of filing and I was able to get one side in. I have to go back out and do the other side.

It took about 10 minutes...
Forum: RV-14 09-19-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,319
Posted By Stockmanreef
Section 40a: attaching Upper Gear Brace

Has anyone had issues trying to get the three AN6 bolts through the Upper gear brace and through the wing spar?

I can get one bolt through, but then the others don't fit.

Any help would be...
Forum: RV-14 09-10-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,061
Posted By Stockmanreef
+1 to hand deburring

+1 to hand deburring
Forum: Primers 09-08-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,838
Posted By Stockmanreef
yep--post #11 was very informative. I emailed...

yep--post #11 was very informative. I emailed Van's to ask the question if I can anodized the parts.
Forum: Primers 09-08-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,838
Posted By Stockmanreef
then how are the spars OK? Just curious.

then how are the spars OK? Just curious.
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,322
Posted By Stockmanreef
Are there any landing gear shims? I have been...

Are there any landing gear shims? I have been looking for them for about an hour and don't have a clue if I may have received them.
Forum: Primers 09-08-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,838
Posted By Stockmanreef
Does anodizing really weaken a part that is 1/4"...

Does anodizing really weaken a part that is 1/4" thick?
Forum: Primers 09-07-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,838
Posted By Stockmanreef
Thanks for the replies. Plutonium is a...

Thanks for the replies. Plutonium is a dead-right-now acute poison. Albeit not as toxic as Polonium. Hexavalent chromium is a dead-in-the-future sort of thing. Phosphoric acid is not a big...
Forum: Primers 09-06-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,838
Posted By Stockmanreef
so can I just use phosphoric acid?

so can I just use phosphoric acid?
Forum: Primers 09-06-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,838
Posted By Stockmanreef
Alodine question

Do I have to use the Alumiprep-33 on a part prior to Alodining the part? Or can I just scottbrite, soap, water, acetone rinse?

Alodine is bad enough, but the Alumiprep actually sort of scares me. ...
Forum: RV-14 09-04-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By Stockmanreef
yeah, I know I can push down on the tail. I was...

yeah, I know I can push down on the tail. I was just being a pain. Also, I would not have to take anything apart. Although after building this long, I am used to putting it on, taking it off,...
Forum: RV-14 09-04-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By Stockmanreef
isn't it easier to just put in place now? Or...

isn't it easier to just put in place now? Or will it be in the way? I will have to find an engine lift at some point, but I don't think that I will be able to have it around for a long time. ...
Forum: RV-14 09-04-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By Stockmanreef
E- So is putting the exhaust in place prior to...

E-

So is putting the exhaust in place prior to the nose gear a "gotcha"?

Maybe a separate thread should be started with this as a discussion. I know that I would be pissed if I put the engine on...
Forum: RV-14 09-04-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By Stockmanreef
scott- so what I said originally was correct? ...

scott-

so what I said originally was correct? Snug down the bolt so that the bolt moves with the nose gear and the bushing is the part that rotates inside the engine mount.

Thanks
Ken
Forum: RV-14 09-03-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By Stockmanreef
I was wondering about this, even though it says...

I was wondering about this, even though it says finger tight, because I was wasn't sure what should rotate in this case the bolt or the bushing (greased) or both. In this instance, i was not sure,...
Forum: RV-14 09-03-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By Stockmanreef
Section 40a-05-Castle Nuts?

I assume that the castle nuts for the nose gear leg don't have to be torqued and just have to be snug. Snug enough that the bolt rotates with the leg as it moves.

Thanks
ken
Forum: RV-14 08-25-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,271
Posted By Stockmanreef
have you ordered all the RV-14 specific tools...

have you ordered all the RV-14 specific tools from Cleaveland tools?

Plus:
0.311" reamer
3/8" reamer
3/16" reamer

There are plenty of other things that you will find you will need through out the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,597
Posted By Stockmanreef
Mind if I ask how much the paint job cost? ...

Mind if I ask how much the paint job cost? ballpark
Forum: RV-14 08-21-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,197
Posted By Stockmanreef
Thanks for posting pictures. All my pictures on...

Thanks for posting pictures. All my pictures on this site got deleted because I used photo bucket.

Anyway, not only is it not flat on the counter top, but there is a clear gap between the mount and...
Forum: RV-14 08-20-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,197
Posted By Stockmanreef
well, I found the issue and I am not sure what to...

well, I found the issue and I am not sure what to do at this point. I have an email out to Vans to see if the attachment will be safe. I can't post pictures here, but you can see what I am talking...
Forum: RV-14 08-19-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,197
Posted By Stockmanreef
thanks E. I did just look at that exact page in...

thanks E. I did just look at that exact page in the plans and determined that the bolts are definitely too short and for all i know the other bolts are too long, which I could adjust with washers. I...
Forum: RV-14 08-19-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,197
Posted By Stockmanreef
How much of the bolt should stick through the...

How much of the bolt should stick through the firewall? What is the minimum amount of threads that should show on the end of the bolt after torquing down the nuts?

My upper bolts seem to too...
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