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Forum: RV-12 04-28-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,639
Posted By InsideOut
My problem isn't the difficulty, thoroughness of...

My problem isn't the difficulty, thoroughness of the plans, completeness of the kit, or the time to build; my problem is coming up with $60K ;)
Forum: RV-12 02-28-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,213
Posted By InsideOut
I didn't hear the stall horn, did I miss it?

I didn't hear the stall horn, did I miss it?
Forum: RV-12 02-08-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 229,723
Posted By InsideOut
Dan, since you've been able to fly all ends of...

Dan, since you've been able to fly all ends of the RV family (except for a -3), how does Skwimbird hold up to the others?
Forum: RV-12 02-04-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,776
Posted By InsideOut
Jerry's Back!

Jerry,

Glad to see you're back!
Forum: RV-12 10-20-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,242
Posted By InsideOut
You all are convincing, now if I just had $60K...

You all are convincing, now if I just had $60K laying around... ;)
Forum: RV-12 03-23-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,086
Posted By InsideOut
Zolatone

Use Zolatone AIM (Auto, Indus, Marine) which is somewhat oil base and not the architectural finishes which are acrylic based. Zolatone says to use their proprietary primer. My local paint supplier...
Forum: RV-12 02-21-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,183
Posted By InsideOut
Weight of Paint

Now that a number of you have painted your RV-12, can you share with us the weight of the paint only?
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 02-10-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,939
Posted By InsideOut
I felt the exact same way at the 90% mark. My...

I felt the exact same way at the 90% mark. My Instructor gave the same advice many have in this thread to continue and it will click. He was right, it seems not long before the check ride it all came...
Forum: RV-12 02-08-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,649
Posted By InsideOut
G100UL

If this doesn't win the avgas replacement race:

http://www.avweb.com/blogs/insider/AvWebInsider_G100ULFlight_201973-1.html
Forum: RV-12 02-02-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,910
Posted By InsideOut
To receive instruction in an e-lsa, wouldn't it...

To receive instruction in an e-lsa, wouldn't it have to be the student/owner's? If it wasn't the student/owner's would it have to be an s-lsa?
Forum: RV-12 01-30-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,630
Posted By InsideOut
Polish it and the entire plane ;)

Polish it and the entire plane ;)
Forum: Safety 01-28-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 976
Posted By InsideOut
Doug, Didn't mean to over-react, just had some...

Doug,

Didn't mean to over-react, just had some concern that a Tim Allen type might try to hoist that 50hp washing machine up there. :D
Forum: Safety 01-28-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 976
Posted By InsideOut
Attic Storage & Lifts

Since Doug put it on the splash page yesterday & today and this thread is titled Safety, I have to chime in. I'm not a structural engineer but I am an architect.

Ceiling joists are designed for a...
Forum: RV-12 01-13-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,841
Posted By InsideOut
Unless you plan to polish it ;)

Unless you plan to polish it ;)
Forum: RV-12 01-12-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,164
Posted By InsideOut
If I lived in San Pedro or England I would prime...

If I lived in San Pedro or England I would prime also ;)
In Colorado, not so much...
Forum: RV-12 01-10-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,134
Posted By InsideOut
Price Increase

For you long time builders out there... on a percentage basis, what have average price increases been in past years?
Forum: RV-12 01-10-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By InsideOut
Steve's RV-12

Steve was kind enough to let my wife and me visit his shop today and see his RV-12. We are very impressed with the quality of his workmanship, the plane looks great! Looks just about ready for the...
Forum: RV-12 01-09-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By InsideOut
CO RV-12 Builders?

I'm finally getting ready to place an order for a RV-12 kit. Wondering how many fellow Coloradans are building this plane?
Forum: RV-12 11-21-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,234
Posted By InsideOut
Does the weight compare favorably?

Does the weight compare favorably?
Forum: RV-12 11-09-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,511
Posted By InsideOut
Thanks Don, Van's personal RV-12 is the latest...

Thanks Don, Van's personal RV-12 is the latest 'First Flights' entry on the MotherShip website. If you click the thumbnail it will take you to the large photo.

I've been pondering how to use the...
Forum: RV-12 11-09-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,511
Posted By InsideOut
One word: LIGHT !

One word: LIGHT !
Forum: RV-12 11-09-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,511
Posted By InsideOut
Here it is...

I like the paint scheme:

http://www.vansaircraft.com/images/first_flight/Van_lg.jpg
Forum: RV-12 09-10-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 395,907
Posted By InsideOut
I'm glad it was a CALM day! ;)

I'm glad it was a CALM day! ;)
Forum: RV-12 07-03-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,907
Posted By InsideOut
Dang, I was hoping free HF pullers would start...

Dang, I was hoping free HF pullers would start pouring in right and left. ;)
Forum: RV-12 07-02-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,907
Posted By InsideOut
I knew the HF vs. Avery debate would start up...

I knew the HF vs. Avery debate would start up again.

I'm starting a rescue for all the poor pneumatic rivet pullers abandoned by folks who decided to 'upgrade' from the HF unit. Just box it up and...
Forum: RV-12 03-06-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,578
Posted By InsideOut
Given the simple/light mission for the RV-12, why...

Given the simple/light mission for the RV-12, why aren't more folks going the polishing route?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,219
Posted By InsideOut
Scott, Your thorough approach to the rating...

Scott,

Your thorough approach to the rating shows in your posts, congratulations!

As you now know, single-pilot, hard IFR can be challenging. I suggest you haul a safety pilot along (your wife?)...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,899
Posted By InsideOut
Sure they are... ;)

Sure they are... ;)
Forum: RV-12 02-19-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,765
Posted By InsideOut
It's not the alloy that makes 2024 polish so...

It's not the alloy that makes 2024 polish so nice, it's that it is 'Alcad', a thin coating of pure aluminum on the faces.
Forum: RV-12 02-10-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,756
Posted By InsideOut
I've followed the development of this plane from...

I've followed the development of this plane from DAY ONE. Van's has never represented it as anything but an E-LSA. What part of that are some on this forum missing? If you want complete flexibility,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By InsideOut
http://perfectpolish.com/

http://perfectpolish.com/
Forum: Tools 02-03-2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,863
Posted By InsideOut
Items I would buy again from Harbor Freight: 1. ...

Items I would buy again from Harbor Freight:

1. 90 deg. die grinder
2. 2" Rolock discs & holder
3. Nitrile/latex gloves
4. Spring loaded center-punch
5. Pneumatic pop rivet puller
6. Pneumatic...
Forum: California 01-29-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,275
Posted By InsideOut
This link might...

This link might help:

http://www.aopa.org/whatsnew/air_traffic/lax-vfr.html
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-26-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,985
Posted By InsideOut
I migrated my architectural office of 12 to...

I migrated my architectural office of 12 to BricsCAD from AutoCAD and we've never looked back, highly recommended. We also use SketchUp daily for modeling and love it.
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 01-24-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,927
Posted By InsideOut
If I were you guys, I'd start thinking about...

If I were you guys, I'd start thinking about building an RV-12, just in case ;)
Forum: Polishing your RV 01-21-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,802
Posted By InsideOut
Don't do it! Airstream trailers have been clear...

Don't do it!

Airstream trailers have been clear coated since 1964 and not one of them will last very long. The factory now installs a mill finish aluminum with a factory applied clear-coat and I've...
Forum: RV-12 01-05-2009, 12:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,800
Posted By InsideOut
Doesn't that only apply to the SPORT PILOT and...

Doesn't that only apply to the SPORT PILOT and not the aircraft?
Forum: RV-12 12-14-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By InsideOut
My understanding is that it isn't formally...

My understanding is that it isn't formally approved yet...
Forum: RV-12 11-11-2008, 07:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,475
Posted By InsideOut
Mine (Harbor Freight) worked fine out of the box,...

Mine (Harbor Freight) worked fine out of the box, for about 400 rivets. That is when pulling long-throw, 5/32" Olympic (Gesipa) shaveable rivets. It spits out a miniscule amount of oil on each cycle...
Forum: RV-12 11-07-2008, 07:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,172
Posted By InsideOut
Andy, unless I'm wrong, an LSA can be night or...

Andy, unless I'm wrong, an LSA can be night or even IFR if you wish, it's the Sport Pilot that's the problem...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 33,014
Posted By InsideOut
I couldn't...

I couldn't resist:

http://www.insideout-design.net/maxwell/0487.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By InsideOut
Bestine, usually available at your local art...

Bestine, usually available at your local art store.
Forum: RV-12 10-05-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,069
Posted By InsideOut
Thanks Jim, I can hardly wait!

Thanks Jim, I can hardly wait!
Forum: RV-12 09-10-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,010
Posted By InsideOut
A sad end indeed to the yellow POC bird...

A sad end indeed to the yellow POC bird...
Forum: RV-12 08-29-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,847
Posted By InsideOut
Very nice...

Very nice...
Forum: RV-12 08-26-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,861
Posted By InsideOut
I know Vans has one because I bought the shirt!

I know Vans has one because I bought the shirt!
Forum: RV-12 08-25-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,010
Posted By InsideOut
It appears that most of the information lately...

It appears that most of the information lately comes from folks who either visit the factory or place a call. I check the 'Mother-ship' website daily and the progress updates are quite stingy, they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,608
Posted By InsideOut
Having been a surfboard glasser in a prior life,...

Having been a surfboard glasser in a prior life, I rather enjoy it. :)
Forum: RV-12 07-06-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 395,907
Posted By InsideOut
I believe the tool goes in the vice and you draw...

I believe the tool goes in the vice and you draw the sheet edge through it.
Forum: RV-12 06-20-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,680
Posted By InsideOut
I live in Denver and my only concern it that it...

I live in Denver and my only concern it that it be the best pitch for our density altitude. Will they approve of the ground-adjustable prop if you want to pay the additional $$ ?

Will the fixed...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-18-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By InsideOut
I'm glad you got it sorted out. In the...

I'm glad you got it sorted out.

In the Airstream restoration world we use Olympic blind rivets and their mandrels are designed to break about 1/4" from the head. We cut the stem off with side...
Forum: RV-12 06-05-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,318
Posted By InsideOut
Wow... that was fast! That might explain why Vans...

Wow... that was fast!
That might explain why Vans has been dead-silent for a while.
I got to fly the rv-9 factory demonstrator, it was very nice. Curious as to why you would sell yours to build an...
Forum: RV-12 06-04-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,318
Posted By InsideOut
Mine included a BIG hex wrench for the raised...

Mine included a BIG hex wrench for the raised portion on the bottom screw-on plate.
Forum: RV-12 06-04-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,318
Posted By InsideOut
1. Take the bottom off the HF gun, pull the...

1. Take the bottom off the HF gun, pull the diaphragm, fill the center 'tube' with oil just shy of the tube's collar & reassemble.

2. Pull the snout off, clean the jaws, adjust the pull mechanism...
Forum: RV-12 05-19-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,587
Posted By InsideOut
I have lots of experience polishing, Corrosion X...

I have lots of experience polishing, Corrosion X won't effect the polishing at all. You may have a gooey mess on top of that mirror shine though...
Forum: RV-12 05-07-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,641
Posted By InsideOut
The cost of that tool would exceed the price of...

The cost of that tool would exceed the price of the kit! ;)
Forum: RV-12 05-06-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,555
Posted By InsideOut
Someone replied that Alclad doesn't require...

Someone replied that Alclad doesn't require primer, which the wing skins are.
Wouldn't it be easier to have your completed airframe fogged with ACX every couple years?
Forum: RV-12 04-23-2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,186
Posted By InsideOut
Updated Flight Testing

Does anyone know of Van's plans for a new series of flight testing?

Revisions were made from the original POC and I expect they will be repeating some of the tests previously performed. It would be...
Forum: RV-12 04-23-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 395,907
Posted By InsideOut
Jim - How many hours would you guess have been...

Jim - How many hours would you guess have been spent on the two wings?
Forum: RV-12 04-22-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 29,351
Posted By InsideOut
This thread is becoming more entertaining than...

This thread is becoming more entertaining than those about primer!
Forum: RV-12 04-21-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,067
Posted By InsideOut
That's nice of you Jim, thanks! For the moment,...

That's nice of you Jim, thanks! For the moment, we're living vicariously through your experience...
Forum: RV-12 04-20-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,768
Posted By InsideOut
Jerry is on a roll lately, hurry up and buy a...

Jerry is on a roll lately, hurry up and buy a Lotto ticket while you're hot...
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