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Forum: Tools 03-24-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Eztroller
Yes, too many tools is a great thing. I am very...

Yes, too many tools is a great thing. I am very fortunate. He was a machinist, mechanic, and built furniture. Moving to a retirement community and he has left it all to me. Thx for the info. As...
Forum: Tools 03-24-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Eztroller
Dial indicator

Im inhereting a lot of tools from my father in law, and was wondering if anyone used one of these during the build. Im completely unfamiliar with its use. Thx
Forum: RV-14 03-11-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,690
Posted By Eztroller
Thanks for the feedback. I think im being too...

Thanks for the feedback. I think im being too picky, but dont want to miss something important. I will try the faucet washers and move along. Much apppreciated!
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,690
Posted By Eztroller
HS Inspar rib to front spar-spacing

I am not happy with the spacing on this particular part. Trying to figure out what is causing it and am having a hard time.... looking through several books and have not been able to find the...
Forum: Tools 02-17-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,770
Posted By Eztroller
I started this thread slightly over a year ago,...

I started this thread slightly over a year ago, and there has been an obvious interest. I have been using the NUMATX hydro pneumatic squeezer to complete the vertical stabilizer, rudder, and...
Forum: RV-14 02-12-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,696
Posted By Eztroller
How do you measure “deeper than flush,” after the...

How do you measure “deeper than flush,” after the countersink has been completed?
Forum: RV-14 02-10-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,696
Posted By Eztroller
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: RV-14 02-10-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,696
Posted By Eztroller
AD3 & #40 countersinks

Howdy,

Page 8-04, Step 6: Machine countersink the middle nine holes (shown in Figure 1) in the top and bottom flanges of the HS-00902-1 Front Spar for AN426AD3 flush rivets.

Page 8-08, Step 4:...
Forum: RV-14 01-24-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By Eztroller
Rudder

Super UNHAPPY with the final rudder product... The picture shows a large gap (several of them) that will need to be correct. Any ideas on how to fix.


https://photos.app.goo.gl/P3W3ftHYifBVtNLo1
Forum: RV-14 01-24-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By Eztroller
HS-00901-1 Skins

Pg. 08-08 step 3 wants the builder to begin dimpling the skin for a AN426AD3.

My question-It seems I have dimpled after match drilling and then deburring. Is this one of the benefits of the RV14...
Forum: RV-14 01-18-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By Eztroller
Thx for the help. I have the tool and set it up...

Thx for the help. I have the tool and set it up as per another blog on here...11 degrees. I like the square idea and will start using that to check if im off or not. I would rather spend a lot of...
Forum: RV-14 01-18-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By Eztroller
Flange straightening-with the tool

Do you straighten every rib flange?
Forum: RV-14 01-17-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,309
Posted By Eztroller
Looks good. I read your blog and had the same...

Looks good. I read your blog and had the same issues using the tape on the trailing edge.
Forum: RV-14 01-04-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By Eztroller
Thanks Jeff.

Thanks Jeff.
Forum: RV-14 12-27-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By Eztroller
Page 8-04, step 4

Plans call to final drill "#12 the four 3/16 holes common to the spar and spar doubler into the hs-00913 front." When did we "match drill these holes?
Forum: RV-14 12-19-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,564
Posted By Eztroller
My wallet is $45 pounds ligter, and the rivets...

My wallet is $45 pounds ligter, and the rivets are countersunk correctly. Thanks for the advice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By Eztroller
What an awesome idea! Hoping I can shake your...

What an awesome idea! Hoping I can shake your hands at 7s5.
Forum: RV-14 12-18-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,564
Posted By Eztroller
Thanks for all of the feedback. I checked the...

Thanks for all of the feedback. I checked the mil-spec and it is definately too big.

Tom,

Thankfully its a 20 minute drive to Vans. Will wait to hear fron Vans, but expecting an early...
Forum: RV-14 12-18-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,564
Posted By Eztroller
yes, I was using a cage but obviously screwed...

yes, I was using a cage but obviously screwed something up.... I have an email into VANS. I cant quite tell from reading ahead why the instructions call for countersinking here (page 8-2, step 5),...
Forum: RV-14 12-18-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,564
Posted By Eztroller
Countersunk too deep...

My question is replace the spar (HS 00903-1), or move on...? What surprised me was how fast the single flute countersinking cutter grabbed the material and took off!


...
Forum: RV-14 12-14-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By Eztroller
Rudder trailing edge

After about 2 months of working on the rudder (one skin replacement), I am done with the rudder. Well.... I used the tape as recommended and have very small amounts of seperation. Does it matter? ...
Forum: RV-14 11-22-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By Eztroller
Thx for the help. With the expensive order...

Thx for the help. With the expensive order placed a couple days ago, I am going to wait to see if any of the fancy tools will help. If not, mk-319bs rivets it is!
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By Eztroller
try that one...

try that one...
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,101
Posted By Eztroller
Rudder rivets

Can anyone help me with how these last three-four (aft) rivets were set on your rudder. I purchased a 4" think nose yoke, and a thin tungsten bucking bar...
Forum: RV-14 09-23-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,441
Posted By Eztroller
Wow! Well I welcome it as well. Did not know...

Wow! Well I welcome it as well. Did not know this. Thx
Forum: RV-14 09-23-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,441
Posted By Eztroller
I did not do this...

R-903. The last four holes have been dimpled, but not by me. Any suggestions.....?
Brand new kit I picked up from Vans myself. Don't get me wrong, I know these are difficult to do. But, I did not...
Forum: RV-14 09-14-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By Eztroller
Thank Marc. I will give him a call.

Thank Marc. I will give him a call.
Forum: RV-14 09-13-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By Eztroller
Portland tech counselor/DAR

Any help with locating a tech counselor in the Portland,Oregon area....? I have finished the VS and would like for someone knowledgeable to take a look at my work.

Thanks
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By Eztroller
thx for the quick replies and info

thx for the quick replies and info
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By Eztroller
is am using a Numatx 3500 squeezer, about 80PSI,...

is am using a Numatx 3500 squeezer, about 80PSI, and went reaalllyy slow when squeezing. Is there another technique to make them more uniform?
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By Eztroller
hopefully that is the correct way to view the...

hopefully that is the correct way to view the pics....arghhh!:)
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By Eztroller
https://photos.app.goo.gl/BhT1l7RrLDXSBpG52 https...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/BhT1l7RrLDXSBpG52

https://photos.app.goo.gl/UcVqQ29zxK1DmbQL2

https://photos.app.goo.gl/BEl8SHabzmV8jLKY2
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By Eztroller
Advice-Vertical stabilizer

some of the rivets are folded over slightly..... all are within specs, but I don't like how all of them "look." Not expecting perfection, but also don't want to miss something.

Thanks
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-29-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,316
Posted By Eztroller
What an awesome video. Thanks for sharing!

What an awesome video. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-31-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By Eztroller
Wow! Thanks for the clarification and very...

Wow! Thanks for the clarification and very thorough responses. Hopefully i can return the favor someday.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-30-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By Eztroller
When to prime

I am on page one step 7 of the emp, and was wondering when/what I should prime. If I just follow the directions, will that be sufficient? I plan on priming. I read ahead several pages and they...
Forum: RV-14 07-23-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 72,230
Posted By Eztroller
#1400405 in The Portland, Oregon area.

#1400405 in The Portland, Oregon area.
Forum: RV-14 07-02-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,052
Posted By Eztroller
I will be there next week for the fundamentals...

I will be there next week for the fundamentals class. Thanks
Forum: RV-14 07-02-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,052
Posted By Eztroller
RV 14 Builds Near Portland,Or

I am neering the first kit purchase for an RV14 and was hoping to visit an in progress build near Portland,Or. Thanks
Forum: RV-14 06-13-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,942
Posted By Eztroller
Thanks Tunrer for the pic and explanation.

Thanks Tunrer for the pic and explanation.
Forum: RV-14 06-12-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,942
Posted By Eztroller
Can someone show pics of this process. Im...

Can someone show pics of this process. Im totally lost....
Forum: Tools 05-07-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,518
Posted By Eztroller
Thanks for all of the quick replies. Sounds like...

Thanks for all of the quick replies. Sounds like it is getting added to the tool kit.
Forum: Tools 05-07-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,518
Posted By Eztroller
90 degree angle drill

I am planning on building an RV14, and wanted some input if one of these is useful. Costs isnt a consideration.

Thx
Forum: Tools 03-22-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,770
Posted By Eztroller
I received my 3050 numatx squeezer a few days...

I received my 3050 numatx squeezer a few days ago. Excellent worksmanship. Mark is extremely knowledgeable and easy to work with. Looking forward to using this tool during the build. First and...
Forum: Tools 03-11-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,770
Posted By Eztroller
For the rv14, which c-yokes would you suggest...

For the rv14, which c-yokes would you suggest purchasing with the numatx squeezer?
Forum: RV-14 02-21-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,093
Posted By Eztroller
Thanks for all of the helpful responses. I will...

Thanks for all of the helpful responses. I will make sure to visit a local builders group once I have everything in order!
Forum: RV-14 02-19-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,093
Posted By Eztroller
EAA mentor

Did any of you speak/work with a mentor during your project build? I joined EAA last month and have been visiting their website. Just curious. I'm in the RV Nation, 20 minutes from the factory, so...
Forum: Tools 01-29-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,770
Posted By Eztroller
Hydro pneumatic rivet squeezer

Hi there! Im new here....well truth be told i have been reading about these planes for years.

I have gotten the buy off from the boss to start a slow build rv14. In my prep for tools, i ran across...
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