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Forum: RV-14 10-19-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By Nova RV
Med, one comment from Vic on my inspection was to...

Med, one comment from Vic on my inspection was to add a blast tube to the stock PP alternator (pointed to the rear electronics) so that's exactly what I'm going to do. It's not in the plans so not...
Forum: RV-14 10-18-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 52,689
Posted By Nova RV
This just happened today...

This just happened today :)
http://halie.com/ovd.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By Nova RV
Thanks guys for the info, big help!

Thanks guys for the info, big help!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By Nova RV
8130-12 Eligibility Statement questions

I think I'm reading too much into the section about listing any commercial assistance. Does a situation like Stein supplying a cut and painted panel fall under commercial assistance and therefore...
Forum: RV-14 10-03-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By Nova RV
I just mounted my heated pitot yesterday and ran...

I just mounted my heated pitot yesterday and ran the magnetometer interference test (G3X). No issues and passed the test but I ran a separate shielded cable to the lights (FlyLeds) in the wire bundle...
Forum: RV-14 09-17-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By Nova RV
To add on to Bob's post, take page 1 to the print...

To add on to Bob's post, take page 1 to the print shop and have them print it out full size which is like 48" you will see all of the labeling clearly. It's a huge help when figuring out what does...
Forum: RV-14 09-15-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By Nova RV
I think I used about 3-4 layers of 7.5oz cloth...

I think I used about 3-4 layers of 7.5oz cloth covering the areas that were slit and a large piece wrapped over the whole area and it was more than enough to match the rigidity of the original part. ...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-15-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,960
Posted By Nova RV
Great write up Ivan! Thanks for sharing and...

Great write up Ivan! Thanks for sharing and keeping us not finished yet types motivated.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,334
Posted By Nova RV
Wyatt, If you can come by Warrenton on Sunday...

Wyatt, If you can come by Warrenton on Sunday (9/16) I will be attaching my wings and there will be several other builders and 2 tech counselors there as well. I'm sure you can get your parts looked...
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Nova RV
Stein suggested, and I have installed these knife...

Stein suggested, and I have installed these knife connectors with a shrink tube over top should you ever need to disconnect.
https://www.steinair.com/product/blue-knife-splice/
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By Nova RV
Painted my tunnel but I'm using the Vetterman...

Painted my tunnel but I'm using the Vetterman exhaust with dual pipes that exit forward of the tunnel
Forum: RV-14 08-22-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By Nova RV
Search here on VAF on using a manometer made from...

Search here on VAF on using a manometer made from a length of clear tubing (Lowes). The spray and balloon method works to a point but balloons leak through their skin and won't hold pressure for a...
Forum: RV-14 08-19-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By Nova RV
Dimple the flange right before you rivet that top...

Dimple the flange right before you rivet that top skin on. (I asked Vans about this very flange dimpling question too as it's not specifically mentioned when to do it). I would suggest you not...
Forum: RV-14 08-19-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By Nova RV
Buy some parting wax, you can put some on the...

Buy some parting wax, you can put some on the screws and in the nutplate holes and the epoxy will never stick to them. You can use the wax in a lot of places in the wheel pant section like when you...
Forum: RV-14 07-20-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By Nova RV
Oops, forgot to show pic of completed...

Oops, forgot to show pic of completed installation (less a few screws). http://halie.com/otw.jpg
Forum: RV-14 07-20-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By Nova RV
FM-150 snorkel fit adjustment

The snorkel does not sit perfectly square on the FM-150 since the servo sits out further than the stock Bendix style servo. This is how "I" modified my snorkel to fit, there may be an easier /...
Forum: RV-14 07-18-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By Nova RV
Those get used much later on when you make the...

Those get used much later on when you make the elevator bellcrank assembly. It's section 36 and referred to as bellcrank angles there.
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,746
Posted By Nova RV
Canopy micro switch wiring tip

Like most people I spent hours trying to fish some safety wire (both .032 and .041) to run the canopy safety switch wires with no luck. Tried from front to back, back to front, inside slot to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,476
Posted By Nova RV
I would not use that aggressive of sanding on the...

I would not use that aggressive of sanding on the bare aluminum. Direct to metal epoxy primer will stick fine with just clean metal and a scuff with maroon scotch brite pad. 150 grit will leave...
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By Nova RV
Hoses if you go with Aircraft Specialty, exhaust...

Hoses if you go with Aircraft Specialty, exhaust if you go with Vetterman, spinner if you go with alternate prop/spinner than stock. And as mentioned you can delete the fuel flow red cube if you go...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-27-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,096
Posted By Nova RV
Thanks for hosting Jim! Sorry I had to run before...

Thanks for hosting Jim! Sorry I had to run before you went up in your plane - minor emergency at home.http://halie.com/oEV.jpg
Forum: RV-14 05-27-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,295
Posted By Nova RV
Remember to align the crankcase split with the...

Remember to align the crankcase split with the TDC marking on the BACK of the "flywheel", not the mark on the front. As far at 9-3 clocking I think it's another primer wars type issue.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-18-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By Nova RV
Garmin GEA24 vs GAD27 discrete inputs

Is there any advantage one way or another to using the discrete inputs on the GEA24 vs GAD27 - specifically the stall warning alert using the kit stall warning?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 889
Posted By Nova RV
A visual approach is a type of IFR clearance. ...

A visual approach is a type of IFR clearance. Taken right from the AIM.

Visual approaches are an IFR procedure conducted under IFR in visual meteorological conditions. Cloud clearance requirements...
Forum: RV-14 05-09-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,427
Posted By Nova RV
They are steel with a fine rust coating from...

They are steel with a fine rust coating from factory. I removed the rust, epoxy primed and then painted. I will put an no slip piece of black stickie on the foot pad.
Forum: RV-14 05-08-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By Nova RV
I did mine with the engine on and the...

I did mine with the engine on and the intersection fairings would not fit properly unless the gear leg was off of the ground. I used a high lift bottle jack under the spar carry through with a 2x4...
Forum: RV-14 05-06-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,611
Posted By Nova RV
Ok, I found the mounting issue. Do NOT mount the...

Ok, I found the mounting issue. Do NOT mount the mixture control bracket facing backwards as in the picture in the instructions, mount it facing forward like the throttle cable bracket and that gets...
Forum: RV-14 05-05-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 900
Posted By Nova RV
I see a lot builds with either the stock or...

I see a lot builds with either the stock or Vetterman exhausts but nobody that I know of has done any testing with both to compare performance or noise etc. I chose the Vetterman for the 4 into 2 vs...
Forum: RV-14 05-04-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,767
Posted By Nova RV
Ditto on the Matco axle and .25 spacers, very...

Ditto on the Matco axle and .25 spacers, very simple and you can torque correctly.
Forum: RV-14 05-04-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,611
Posted By Nova RV
Here is a pic of the mechanism clearance with the...

Here is a pic of the mechanism clearance with the spacer. the arm will hit the sump without the spacer.
http://halie.com/oEG.jpg

Larger 970 washers installed on the rod...
Forum: RV-14 05-03-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,611
Posted By Nova RV
The phenolic spacer is from AFP, Don can also...

The phenolic spacer is from AFP, Don can also machine you one from aluminum.
Forum: RV-14 05-03-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,611
Posted By Nova RV
The kit has the larger 970 flat washers prior to...

The kit has the larger 970 flat washers prior to the end nuts and they are slightly larger than the center of the ball end so they should safely capture in the event the ball fails. I think I have...
Forum: RV-14 05-03-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,611
Posted By Nova RV
I installed the kit from AFP this morning and all...

I installed the kit from AFP this morning and all went well and fits correctly. Easily done in a couple of hours.
http://halie.com/oER.jpg

Sharp eyes will see I only have temporary nuts holding on...
Forum: RV-14 05-01-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,272
Posted By Nova RV
I just installed mine and used the factory cut...

I just installed mine and used the factory cut lines and the factory marks for the #12 holes at the top and the #19 (I think) holes at the bottom for the bolts into the nutplates and everything lined...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-30-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By Nova RV
The G3X has both standard density and a lot of...

The G3X has both standard density and a lot of high density pins too so you need the high density insert as well for the crimper from Stein. Works great.
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By Nova RV
I did like Bill and took it apart. Pain to do...

I did like Bill and took it apart. Pain to do since it was all assembled but took under an hour total but yes it would be great if the plans mentioned it during assembly. Since it plugs into the...
Forum: RV-14 04-28-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,611
Posted By Nova RV
The bracket kit from Airflow Performance has alum...

The bracket kit from Airflow Performance has alum extensions that allow you to use the stock kit cables. the AFP kit really is complete and solves every issue when using the kit components to the...
Forum: RV-14 04-28-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,611
Posted By Nova RV
I think the confusion is from Lycoming not being...

I think the confusion is from Lycoming not being completely familiar with the RV-14 kit and throttle/mixture cable lengths and routing per the plans. Since the FM-150 fits and is appropriate for the...
Forum: RV-14 04-28-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,611
Posted By Nova RV
The hose from the FM-150 to the spider is too...

The hose from the FM-150 to the spider is too long (mine was) and I had Steve make me a new shorter one. He either has these available or has the dimensions to make you one. I agree the change from...
Forum: RV-14 04-27-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,611
Posted By Nova RV
Airflow Performance has these bracket kits...

Airflow Performance has these bracket kits available now, mine is on the way :) These will make the installation much simpler than doing the engineering yourself. And as Steve at Aircraft Specialty...
Forum: RV-14 04-27-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,431
Posted By Nova RV
Page 5 of 8 Packing List 045551 VANS AIRCRAFT,...

Page 5 of 8
Packing List
045551
VANS AIRCRAFT, INC.
14401 N.E. KEIL RD.
AURORA, OR 97002
Customer: NB0000 / PACKING LISTS
Picked Rec'd Ship quantity Stock code Bin Description
11.000 MS21042-3 HW...
Forum: RV-14 04-27-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,431
Posted By Nova RV
Packing List 045551 VANS AIRCRAFT, INC. 14401...

Packing List
045551
VANS AIRCRAFT, INC.
14401 N.E. KEIL RD.
AURORA, OR 97002
Customer: NB0000 / PACKING LISTS
Customer: NB0000 Shipping address: PACKING LISTS
PACKING LISTS
Telephone:
Email:
Forum: RV-14 04-24-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,764
Posted By Nova RV
Plate over the hole and mounted avionics boxes. ...

Plate over the hole and mounted avionics boxes. Some people have made bracketing that holds the boxes through the hole horizontally as well. Unless you are going to cut the map box hole in the...
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By Nova RV
There is also a note that if you are using pin 6...

There is also a note that if you are using pin 6 (tach output) to run an additional ground to the efis or instrument.

I am using the left PMag tach signal and that side has a ground to engine case...
Forum: RV-14 04-15-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,982
Posted By Nova RV
The 2 comm antenna mounts on the belly have...

The 2 comm antenna mounts on the belly have doublers in the kit. The fwd and rear transponder/ads-b holes will need doublers fabricated as will the top mount location for the GA35. I am using an...
Forum: RV-14 04-12-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By Nova RV
Those pins should not fall away or disengage from...

Those pins should not fall away or disengage from the block further than enough to release the canopy plus a tiny bit more even with the handle pulled outwards.
Forum: RV-14 03-29-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,687
Posted By Nova RV
I know I had to tweak a lot on my SB tanks and...

I know I had to tweak a lot on my SB tanks and they were still open, can't imagine doing on QB tanks that are all sealed up..
Forum: RV-14 03-29-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,315
Posted By Nova RV
It should come when you order the RV14 ELT kit. ...

It should come when you order the RV14 ELT kit. Mine did not include the plans pages but they emailed me a copy and I printed at copy store.
Forum: RV-14 03-19-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,823
Posted By Nova RV
Thunderbolt IO390 and Airflow Performance FM-150

As some of you know this combination is an option from Vans/Lycoming on the Thunderbolt. The issue is that the kit stock mixture setup geometry does not work with the FM-150 and you need to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-12-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By Nova RV
Thanks Steve, that is a big help and thanks for...

Thanks Steve, that is a big help and thanks for monitoring this forum and answering thing for us so quickly !
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-11-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By Nova RV
Garmin GAD27 dimmer pots output?

I have a GAD27 and 3 dimmer pots controlling lighting 1,2,3. There are 6 outputs total on the GAD 27, one PWM and one DC for each lighting channel. Can I have a DC AND a PWM on each channel or is it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Nova RV
Stein has a drawing on this page showing the...

Stein has a drawing on this page showing the proper parts to get and how to assemble:
https://www.steinair.com/product/an819-3d-sleeve-316/
Forum: RV-14 02-28-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By Nova RV
Battery is part of the FWF kit.

Battery is part of the FWF kit.
Forum: RV-14 02-15-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By Nova RV
I powder coated the baffles as was suggested by a...

I powder coated the baffles as was suggested by a good friend and multiple time builder. Not sure it's really needed but weights almost nothing and looks good :) Only other coated parts FWF are the...
Forum: RV-14 02-07-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,512
Posted By Nova RV
The harness comes ready to match up to the GMU22...

The harness comes ready to match up to the GMU22 via a CPC (round) connector that comes with the GMU22. I have not installed mine yet but it looks like a simple installation if you do per plans. I...
Forum: RV-14 02-07-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,512
Posted By Nova RV
The magnetometer(Garmin) / ADHRS (Dynon) wiring...

The magnetometer(Garmin) / ADHRS (Dynon) wiring is in the left wing harness only so you will need to run separate wiring if you want it in the right tip. The wiring in the left wing is also too...
Forum: RV-14 01-24-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By Nova RV
You can make your own with a std #27 bit and a...

You can make your own with a std #27 bit and a minute of your time.

http://www.eaavideo.org/detail/videos/feature/video/19802261001/drilling-holes-in-plexiglass

That's what I did and they worked...
Forum: RV-14 01-24-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,869
Posted By Nova RV
The wings are mind numbingly repetitive and...

The wings are mind numbingly repetitive and tedious but very satisfying once completed. Remember to take whatever time it takes to build them to your standards. There were week long + gaps in my...
Forum: RV-14 01-24-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,869
Posted By Nova RV
It's much more efficient to do both at once, for...

It's much more efficient to do both at once, for example, all the 100s of countersinks in the spars. Once you set up your countersink cages for the proper size/depth it only makes sense to do them...
Forum: RV-14 01-19-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,687
Posted By Nova RV
The cleanest would probably be one feed wire from...

The cleanest would probably be one feed wire from each bus that powers a CB then bus bars between the grouped breakers.
Forum: RV-14 01-19-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,687
Posted By Nova RV
I have the same panel but not sure what you are...

I have the same panel but not sure what you are asking, some of the CBs are fed from my avionics bus and some from the main power bus so if you want minimum wires you would need at least 2 feed lines...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,539
Posted By Nova RV
Superfil is basically pre mixed epoxy and micro...

Superfil is basically pre mixed epoxy and micro balloons. Great stuff but not flexible as it cures very hard.
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