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Forum: RV-10 Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By PrescottB787
Riveting the firewall brackets

Does it matter which side the shop head goes in when riveting the firewall brackets to the to the upper and lower fuse channels. Would like to use the squeezer. Thanks
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-19-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,419
Posted By PrescottB787
How old are the wings and would you sell them...

How old are the wings and would you sell them separately?

Ken
Forum: Midwest 08-17-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,281
Posted By PrescottB787
Thanks. PM me if you like.

Thanks. PM me if you like.
Forum: Midwest 08-17-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,281
Posted By PrescottB787
Airpark in Missouri.

Has anyone heard of Discovery Bay at Norwalk Landing(MO06)? Beautiful piece of land but not much bought there. Itís been around for 12 years and I was wondering if anyone has any info on this...
Forum: RV-10 08-13-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By PrescottB787
2 degree twist on longeron

On page 29-3 the plans call for a 2 degrees twist on the longeron. With an angle measurement tool I can barely see two degrees let alone measure it once the twist is done. Any suggestion?
Forum: RV-10 07-25-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By PrescottB787
On Page 28-9 it refers to page 44-11 for the...

On Page 28-9 it refers to page 44-11 for the hardware. Itís the final nuts and bolts for the wings. They supply spacers for now and I assume after it is assembled I make the wooden spars?
Forum: RV-10 07-25-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By PrescottB787
Yes, thatís correct. Just worried about them...

Yes, thatís correct. Just worried about them not being aligned when I put the wings on.

Ken
Forum: RV-10 07-25-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By PrescottB787
So everything lines up well enough for when you...

So everything lines up well enough for when you put the permanent bolts in??
Forum: RV-10 07-25-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By PrescottB787
Center spar wing bolts for RV-10

Iím building the fuselage before the wings and had to order the center spar with the fuselage kit. . I donít have the wing bolts for the center spar (the bolts and nuts come with the wing). I was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By PrescottB787
Nut slip indicator.

What is good to use to show if my AN365-1032 nuts loosen.
Thanks in advance!

Ken
Forum: RV-10 05-14-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 533
Posted By PrescottB787
Soundex vs Super Sound proof with adhesive

Any pros or cons and what and why did you choose one over the other?

Thanks
Forum: RV-10 05-03-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By PrescottB787
Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
Forum: RV-10 05-03-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By PrescottB787
The drawing in on pg28-4. Kind of hard to...

The drawing in on pg28-4. Kind of hard to explain.

Thanks
Forum: RV-10 05-03-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By PrescottB787
Control column mount F-1033?

Removing some material from the control column mount, Page 28-4. Any ideas on what to use or how to do it.
Thanks in advance.

Ken
Forum: RV-10 04-17-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By PrescottB787
WD-1002 /1003 angle bracket ?

Plans call for AN426AD4-5 rivets to be used to attach the WD-1002 and WD-1003 firewall brackets to the firewall. They seem a little short. Anybody use anything longer?
Thanks
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By PrescottB787
Just PM you Mark. Thanks Ken

Just PM you Mark. Thanks

Ken
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By PrescottB787
I was speaking of the step mounting bracket (...

I was speaking of the step mounting bracket ( WD-1008-L). It riveted on with 4-4 rivets.
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By PrescottB787
Rev-10 Steps.

Looking ahead I was wondering about how the side skins lay against the 16 rivets that hold the step mounting brackets on. Doesn’t seem like it would lay to well around the step mounting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By PrescottB787
The holes all match up with the skin. Itís the...

The holes all match up with the skin. Itís the top of the ribs that will not line up straight except with just a little pressure. Not much The can easily be cleco and made straight. Just want it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By PrescottB787
Having a hard time fluting RV-10 seat ribs

Read seat ribs are giving me a hard time while trying to flute and straighten them out. Itís a real pain where the bend/gap is its flips pack and forth. Fluting has done nothing and trying to bend...
Forum: RV-10 01-23-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By PrescottB787
Fluting F-1017A-L and -R

Working on the rear seat ribs aft of the rear spare bulkhead. These things go every direction. How did any master builders flute these pieces? Iím sure once riveted to skin it would be fine but I...
Forum: RV-10 01-18-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By PrescottB787
Painting Duct question?

Anyone priming and painting the heat duct tee in the fuselage. Also, is anyone putting sealant between the heat duct parts to stop leakage ?

Thanks
Ken
Forum: RV-10 11-28-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By PrescottB787
Itís not going to work. Can I just drill from...

Itís not going to work. Can I just drill from behind and use the F-1004E or F1004E for a guide.

Thanks,
Ken
Forum: RV-10 11-28-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By PrescottB787
Final drilling landing gear mount?

On page 25-3. Did step 2 and when I put it on the center section it didnít fit properly with the bolts through it. The landing gear mount is ever so slightly off and some bolts wonít go through. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By PrescottB787
Pro seal alternative from Lowes or Home Depot.

Any suggestions for an alternaative to Proseal that I can get in a small quantities from Lowes or HD. Thanks
Forum: RV-10 11-03-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By PrescottB787
Trim cable attachment brackets ?

I am going to order the nicer brackets. These just don't look sturdy enough. Anyhow, the my question is..... Vans calls for pop rivets to secure the brackets. Specifically LP4-3 pop rivets and I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By PrescottB787
Cleveland AC Tools static system

Has anyone used the static system from from Cleveland AC Tools and what did you think? The port is convex in shape and I'm curious if that would be better then flush. Also, I wonder how the push on...
Forum: RV-10 10-01-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,130
Posted By PrescottB787
Flush mounted static port

Can anyone point me in the right direction for a flush mounted static port. Chose not to go with Vans static port. Seem to me that with a flush mounted port there is less error.

Thanks
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By PrescottB787
Prep for fuselage arrival

Getting the fuselage soon (before the wings) and would like to know if there is anything I need or need to do prior to its arrival? Thanks
Forum: RV-10 09-19-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By PrescottB787
Question on fluting tabs on Bulkheads and frames?

Page 10-12 step 3 say to "Heavily flute the tabs of the bulkhead and frames which have two punch holes". Should I assume this is to make it more rounded for a bitter fit of the top skins?? If this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By PrescottB787
So you had no gap between side skin and stiffener...

So you had no gap between side skin and stiffener before riveting?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By PrescottB787
Rv-10 stiffener question

Placement off stiffener F-1047E-L and F-1047E-R question. Is he aft end of the stiffeners resting on the left and right aircraft skin or the Aft Bottom Skin F-1079. If it rests on the Aft Bottom...
Forum: RV-10 09-14-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By PrescottB787
Rv-10 stiffener question

Placement off stiffener F-1047E-L and F-1047E-R question. Is he aft end of the stiffeners resting on the left and right aircraft skin or the Aft Bottom Skin F-1079. If it rests on the Aft Bottom...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By PrescottB787
Best way to straighten a rudder???

Joined the two halves of my rv-10 rudder and it didn't turn out as well as I liked. The trailing edge needs to be straightened a little. Any ideas how this can be accomplished? Thanks in advance.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By PrescottB787
Thanks so much for the info!

Thanks so much for the info!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By PrescottB787
Looking for anchor brackets (we-415) for RV-10"

The ones from Vans just doesn't seem sturdy enough. Saw these on a picture but can't find them. Thanks in advance....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By PrescottB787
44898348 Tape or tank sealant?

What's the best method for the rudder trailing edge?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By PrescottB787
Straightening out an outboard tip rib(e-903) RV-10

Part came about as straight as my garden hose. Any ideas about how best to straighten this part.

Thanks in advance.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By PrescottB787
Just PM you. Thanks for the offer:)

Just PM you. Thanks for the offer:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By PrescottB787
Cleco every other hole?

Working on RV-10 horizontal stab and don't have enough clecos. Any problem skipping every other hole before match drilling. Too cheap to buy extra:). Or would anyone recommend buying more for the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By PrescottB787
Thanks for the input!

Thanks for the input!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By PrescottB787
Rv-10 Rudder/R1006 trailing edge question.

Vans wants you to match drill perpendicular to the chord line. Then they want you to countersink perpendicular to the trailing edge face. How did anyone mahange this? The #40 countersink won't go...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By PrescottB787
I found by placing a towel on the end of my bench...

I found by placing a towel on the end of my bench and slowly rolling the stringer over it takes enough of the bend out of it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By PrescottB787
How to straighten HS1013, 1014 and 1015 on rv-10

Any ideas out there on how to straighten these out? Came from vans very bowed. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,602
Posted By PrescottB787
Counter sinking rear spar Rv-10

Step 8 on page 6-3 call for counter sinking flange hole. I am doing this but the countersink seems to be going very deep. I did five countersinks and attached a small strip of .025 aluminum to it....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By PrescottB787
Prime before dimple?

Anyone have any issues of priming the parts before dimpling? Wondering if anyone has done it and the result of priming first. Paint stays on? scratches?

Thank in advance
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