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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By SeanB
Gil, Following is a reply from Stan. I believe...

Gil,

Following is a reply from Stan. I believe he has drawings and other material if you reach out to him.

ďALL of the LEDs in the AeroRocker switches are electrically separate
from the internal...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By SeanB
Aveo RockRack Switches/Accessories - A Possible Solution

I recently did a little more research into the Aveo RockRack Switches
I purchased for my RV7. I'm aware of the frustration and lack of
inventory these days. Plus, some of the recent wiring...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By SeanB
Thank you, Jesse!

Thank you, Jesse!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By SeanB
Garmin GSU 25 Installation

Iím in the process of installing my G3X Touch System. Iím planning to install the GSU25 ADHRS on the left face of my tip up subpanel.

Iím a little confused with Garminís mounting instructions. It...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By SeanB
Rico....here is a thread that shows a few routing...

Rico....here is a thread that shows a few routing and mounting ideas:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=110657
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By SeanB
Smoke Oil Hose On Aft Side

I was able to feed the smoke oil hose under the deck plate and over the cap. That is a great route to get passed the spars without drilling more holes. Thanks for the suggestion.

How did you route...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-10-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,344
Posted By SeanB
Hey Jamie, Looks like you're doing a good job on...

Hey Jamie,

Looks like you're doing a good job on the AeroSun VXs. I've also installed them on my 7 (still building). You've probably considered this for your taildragger, but one light may be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By SeanB
Got it Stephen. Seems a good path for the pitot...

Got it Stephen. Seems a good path for the pitot static line on the other side, too. This sounds much better than additional holes in the spars. Again...thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By SeanB
Joe, Thanks for the clarification.

Joe,

Thanks for the clarification.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By SeanB
Thanks

Stephen,

Thanks for your reply. I'm trying to imagine the "passenger side rail". Are you referring to what I would call the "armrest"? I'll also need to see if that route cooperates with my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,118
Posted By SeanB
Smoke System Hose Routing

Hello,

I'm in the process of wiring my RV7. I will install a Smoke System Helper unit as well. Does anyone have pics of how you routed the oil hose from the pump, through the main spars, and to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By SeanB
Garmin Answers

The awesome folks at Garmin just confirmed the outer hole is whatís best on the RV7.
Mark, thanks to you as well!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By SeanB
Garmin GSA 28 Pitch Servo

Hello All,

Merry Christmas!

I'm not sure which hole in the servo arm should be used on the Garmin GSA 28 Pitch Servo for my RV7. It "looks" like the first, or outermost one is used, when looking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By SeanB
Colorado Springs

Hi Ryan,

I see you are in Colorado Springs. There are many builders/flyers in this area and Denver that will gladly offer knowledge and help.

I suggest you contact Van's on the compatibility...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By SeanB
Cherry Max in Tailcone QB RV7

Hello,

I have a QB RV7 and just did most of the final install of the F-712 bulkhead and WD-409 tailwheel mount. I'll spare you the unpleasant experience that was in getting it all back together for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By SeanB
keeper rivets

Hi Tom,

Thanks for your reply. I'm trying to get a reference point before I install the keeper rivets. It seems installing these rivets commits my position of mating parts for later hole drilling,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By SeanB
hole location for tail spring mount QB7

Wondering if the tooling hole (blue pen) in the aft bulkhead of my QB RV7 is where the third bolt hole is located (green pen). Did not see this referenced in the plans, but it seems to line up...
Forum: RV-10 11-09-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By SeanB
Pitot Mast

I thought all the replacement SafeAir pitot masts were blue. Mine went from the gold in your pic to blue upon replacement.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By SeanB
Thanks for the help, gentlemen. I will apply a...

Thanks for the help, gentlemen. I will apply a bead along the interior intersection using 3M FireBarrier 2000.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By SeanB
Sealing QB Firewall

If I recall correctly, there is direction to seal the firewall and fuselage intersection using FlameMaster or a like product during construction. Because I have a QB fuselage, I'm imagining I will...
Forum: Reviews 10-27-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By SeanB
E Mag Electronic Ignitions

I have an Aerosport IO-375 engine still on the pallet, waiting to be installed on my RV7. Because it's taking me longer than expected to get this thing built, warranties have expired on several...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-10-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By SeanB
Another COS

Hi Russ,

Another Colorado Springs builder here. Well into a -7 build. Know many Meadowlake guys as well. Sharing a hangar with 9A buddy at KFLY. I just moved from Flying Horse within the last...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By SeanB
Bill, Thanks for the information. We already...

Bill,

Thanks for the information. We already have a way to make it work. There are a set of stairs that makes it a little more complicated. Overlapping wings would have been too easy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By SeanB
Wing overlap

Does anyone have knowledge of parking a 9A near a -7 or-8 in the same hangar? Can the outboard 3-4' of wings of the tail dragger remain under the outboard 3-4' portion of 9A wings if moving either...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,975
Posted By SeanB
Great!!!

Tom...just now getting to know you a little on then phone with business transactions and tons of my questions. Couldn't be happier for you!

Another question...who ya gonna use to make brake and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,812
Posted By SeanB
tipper

Rico,

I'm building a tip up 7 and installed them. I believe they are smaller (maybe 50mm) fans. That way, I could get clearance from the panel frame. Notice they are forward with a significant...
Forum: Reviews 09-06-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 676
Posted By SeanB
TS Flightlines......again

Had the pleasure of discussing my fuel system with Tom the last few days. Turns out, I have one of the older style Airflow Performance setups purchased from Van's. Tom presented options for me and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,615
Posted By SeanB
Cool Katie. Thanks for the pics.

Cool Katie. Thanks for the pics.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,615
Posted By SeanB
Would love some pics, Katie. Thanks!

Would love some pics, Katie.

Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,615
Posted By SeanB
That one works!

That one works!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,615
Posted By SeanB
Hmmmmmmmmm......nada.

Hmmmmmmmmm......nada.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,615
Posted By SeanB
Thanks

Thanks for your feedback everyone. Yes, I want to build in accessibility and ease of use as possible.

Rock...that's great news on the engine start! Congrats! Excited to hear of your eventual...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,615
Posted By SeanB
Service Loop Pics

Hi everyone!

Getting ready to install wiring and panel. Anyone have pics of your service loops in areas like behind the EFIS and other components in the sub-panel? How much extra wire for the loop...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By SeanB
Thanks, Bob. A friend and I recently had a...

Thanks, Bob. A friend and I recently had a similar discussion about sandwiching the carbon up front. Looks like that should work.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By SeanB
Aerosport Panel pics

Hi all,

I'm the proud owner of one of Geoff's symmetrical carbon panels from Aerosport Products. I'm finally getting ready to install my two G3X Touches, GTR200, and GMC307. Also using a VPX...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,823
Posted By SeanB
Swivel LEDS

Hi Rock,

Like many others, I am using the upper brace of the tipper that runs from the baggage bulkhead to the roll bar. I found some nice LED swivel mount lights that have either red or white LEDS...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-15-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By SeanB
Thanks, George. I'll get more aggressive.

Thanks, George. I'll get more aggressive.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-14-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By SeanB
F-712 Bulkhead QB

Anyone have any good tricks for getting the F-712 bulkhead back into the aft fuselage on a Quickbuild? Removed it, per instructions, to install tailwheel components. Have tried a bunch of different...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By SeanB
No problem with main gear yet. Just thought it...

No problem with main gear yet. Just thought it may be better to go ahead and do tapered pins before hanging engine, etc. Maybe getting ahead of something....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By SeanB
Thanks!

Thanks for your replies, everyone. For sure doing the tail spring and yoke. Still not sure on the main gear to engine mount.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By SeanB
Tapered Pins On Main Gear

I searched the archives and didn't really see anything regarding the use of tapered pins for the main gear to engine mount for a tail dragger. Anyone do this? I haven't drilled anything yet, and am...
Forum: Midwest 04-06-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,428
Posted By SeanB
KFLY

Hey Larry, (steelbut)

Another Colorado Springs builder here. There are quite a few of us at KFLY. Happy to show you around and make introductions if you like. Have a hangar with a builder (9A)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 505
Posted By SeanB
F-712 Bulkhead

Hey guys,

Anyone have the answer to getting the F-712 Bulkhead Assembly back in the aft fuselage in a QB? I've tried a bunch of different approaches with no success. Just scratching aluminum and...
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By SeanB
material difference

Hi Jeff,

It's been a long time ago for me, but I believe when you drill the blocks, the holes shrink a little once you remove the bit. Probably due to the material type (UHMW or Delrin???). I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,034
Posted By SeanB
Lots of rubber bands worked for me. I bet F4...

Lots of rubber bands worked for me. I bet F4 Tape - Self-Fusing Silicone Tape could help.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,509
Posted By SeanB
Nice feature, Luke! Makes things easier and...

Nice feature, Luke! Makes things easier and quickly visible.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,417
Posted By SeanB
Marvin at Smoke System Helper....Great guy with...

Marvin at Smoke System Helper....Great guy with lots of knowledge. Nice products and service.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,481
Posted By SeanB
Okay

Thanks, Mel. I plan leave the flywheel alone. The biggest concern I have is one of the desiccant plugs seems to uncharge fairly quickly, with another not too far behind. Maybe an open exhaust...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,481
Posted By SeanB
engine preservation

I have a factory new AeroSport IO-375 that is still on the pallet and pickled from the fine folks in Kamloops. Life is making my build go slower than expected, so it's been sitting on that pallet for...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-12-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,093
Posted By SeanB
Nail punch

Just get a small nail punch and a light hammer to tap the edge of the rivet (inward toward the hole) in a few places. You can then give them a tap to drive them through the hole. Doesn't take much...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-22-2016, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,057
Posted By SeanB
here ya go

Bill,

Contact Stein Air for pricing and availability. Phone is quickest.

Link for manuals:

http://support.garmin.com/support/manuals/manuals.htm?partNo=010-00G3X-00&language=en&country=US
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By SeanB
cool

Rich,

Was not aware of the Van's Publication for this. Also, very helpful.. Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By SeanB
Perfect

Andy...thanks so much for the pics. Excellent!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,199
Posted By SeanB
Panel Ribs with 10" G3X

Almost time for me to start cutting holes and running wire for my avionics. I've got one of the nice Symmetrical Carbon Panels from Geoff at Aerosport. I'm installing (2) 10" G3X Touchscreens. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,323
Posted By SeanB
great sites

A couple of great sites many of us have referred to in the past:

Bruce Hill:

http://www.overthehills.com/RV-9A-Project/Finish-Kit/Canopy/i-vRjwV4w

Bruce...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By SeanB
Sorry, Jay. It's already taken by a...

Sorry, Jay. It's already taken by a friend/builder.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By SeanB
Thumbs up Success

Thanks for the responses everyone. After a bunch of prep and masking, my fiance (she was awesome help) and I were able to successfully bond the canopy with Sika. It looks pretty good! I went ahead...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By SeanB
Thanks, Charlie! That's what I thought, but...

Thanks, Charlie! That's what I thought, but wanted to make sure and not apply something bad to the plexi.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By SeanB
Sika Activator

Hey everyone,

If all goes well, I may bond my canopy today. Clear one primer, adhesive, and prep. Would like to confirm....do I apply activator (205) to aluminum...and plexi, or just...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-11-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,590
Posted By SeanB
exhaust

You may want to give some consideration to your exhaust proximity with this location as well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,609
Posted By SeanB
Star Wars RV

Just saw the very cool Star Wars RV pic by Adam Burch on the front page. I like it!!! Adam...do you have this in a large enough size to frame? Selling copies or downloads?

Thanks,


ed. Here's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,592
Posted By SeanB
Scott, The canopy skirts fit well with the...

Scott,

The canopy skirts fit well with the fuselage. The frame was a bear, too, but I feel it is the proper width and relates pretty well to the rest of the airframe. The problem with the plexi...
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