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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-10-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By DaveO
I pure guess, but I had a IO360 with 10:1 pistons...

I pure guess, but I had a IO360 with 10:1 pistons and had 200 HP.
I am not sure if the fuel injection adds HP.

I suspect with porting and polishing might give more.
Forum: ADS-B 05-09-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,121
Posted By DaveO
Someone here brought up an interesting subject;...

Someone here brought up an interesting subject; if radar is eventually turned off, then someone without ADSB can penetrate the class without them knowing they are there? You know someone will do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,541
Posted By DaveO
My experience is that the local planning...

My experience is that the local planning commission has the final say. The Feds will issue an ok as long as it is not dangerous. From your description of your situation I would say "no problem." My...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By DaveO
I used a step drill from HF and welded it to a 6...

I used a step drill from HF and welded it to a 6 foot threaded rod. I was able to drill the holes from either end of the wing. Worked great.
Forum: RV-14 03-31-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By DaveO
I used clamps that are made for wood-working....

I used clamps that are made for wood-working. Find them at Home, Depot. Harbor Freight.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-17-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By DaveO
Good tutorial for the Wobble test. I only would...

Good tutorial for the Wobble test. I only would want to know exactly what are the limits for the valve. He said 22.5 was pretty good. But what is the maximum acceptable movement?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,259
Posted By DaveO
Nice quality design. I would think they will sell...

Nice quality design. I would think they will sell well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,738
Posted By DaveO
I would like to see every thing for each type of...

I would like to see every thing for each type of aircraft under the same heading.
It was too hard to search for everything associated with the specific type of aircraft. Example: For the Rv-14, every...
Forum: RV-14 01-25-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By DaveO
As I remember a length of wood came with the kit....

As I remember a length of wood came with the kit. I think it was about 6-8-10 inches long. I think one has to cut to length.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,015
Posted By DaveO
I turned my RV7A upside down due to a stupid...

I turned my RV7A upside down due to a stupid landing on my part. I had the AntiSplat on my nose gear. The moral of the story do not land on the nose gear. I think it will be good until it isn't. Do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,780
Posted By DaveO
Marshall, Behind the scene folks do not get much...

Marshall,
Behind the scene folks do not get much attention, but quality products make a difference. You certainly have made a difference. Thanks for your hard work, and blessings to you in your...
Forum: RV-14 01-12-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By DaveO
Baffle Kit for 10390

Question I have has anyone used an I0360 Angle Valve Baffle Kit from Van's on the I0390 using a Lycoming engine? How did it fit and did you have to make modifications?
Thanks
Forum: RV-14 01-10-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 591
Posted By DaveO
Superior Sump on IO390

Has anyone put the Cold Intake Sump on their IO390? If so did you do it yourself?
Has anyone put mufflers on their IO390? If so who made your pipes? Vetterman?

Thanks
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,982
Posted By DaveO
Using the Vertical Power system you have to power...

Using the Vertical Power system you have to power it up before the starter button will engage. At least that was the way I wired the system. So there is no accidental starting the motor.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,061
Posted By DaveO
Access Front Panels

Need help with memory!
Some time ago there was a discussion about installing Front access panels. There was a company or individual that made the parts to install the access panels. Who was the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-04-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,841
Posted By DaveO
I added all that you are doing, though no...

I added all that you are doing, though no evevator, plus, autopilot off, and I put the starter on mine. I know many who would not put the starter on, but I found it ok. I think on the left side of...
Forum: RV-14 12-21-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,428
Posted By DaveO
I am not sure there maybe others that will add...

I am not sure there maybe others that will add more, but I think that you find everything in the kits to build the complete airplane. That is if you buy all the kits.
Empennage, wings, fuselage,...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-21-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By DaveO
Nice video, looking forward to next year too!

Nice video, looking forward to next year too!
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-06-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By DaveO
Smile Indiana is some what different. We have the prize...

Indiana is some what different. We have the prize for the most clouds locked up. Our state is known as is the land of the cloud... and taxes.
Forum: RV-14 12-06-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By DaveO
JDA Thanks for the info that they are not pulled...

JDA
Thanks for the info that they are not pulled rivets. The instructions now makes sense.
Forum: RV-14 12-05-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By DaveO
Thanks for your response guys. I will look again...

Thanks for your response guys.
I will look again at the bag that the NAS1097 is suppose to be located, maybe I looked incorrectly. Tomorrow
Forum: RV-14 12-05-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By DaveO
Help with Canopy Assembly

On page 38-16
I am looking at the C-01404A piece, it is presently a #40 hole, yet a NAS 1097AD3-3 pulled rivet is supposed to be used. That rivet is a #30 size. No where can I find the instructions...
Forum: RV-14 12-01-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By DaveO
I have thought about putting them on my plane as...

I have thought about putting them on my plane as well. I like the idea, but I have a question is there enough room to replace the cable? Even without the fairing, is there enough space to remove the...
Forum: RV-14 11-30-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,784
Posted By DaveO
Any thoughts as to what you will use to fasten...

Any thoughts as to what you will use to fasten the aluminum angle to the
bracket?
Forum: RV-14 11-29-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,784
Posted By DaveO
Pat, I like your thoughts, I do not have the...

Pat, I like your thoughts, I do not have the fuselage to understand the situation completely, so I made some wild guesses.
Thanks
Forum: RV-14 11-29-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,784
Posted By DaveO
Pat, I like yiur thoughts, I do not have the...

Pat, I like yiur thoughts, I do not have the fuselage to understand the situation completely, so I made some wild ideas .
Thanks
Forum: RV-14 11-29-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,784
Posted By DaveO
Ok, Let us think in a different way. Keep the...

Ok,
Let us think in a different way.

Keep the original bracket but cut off the opposite end. ie.. What you have outlined in blue, move it to the right (picture) all the way to attach the PH actuator...
Forum: RV-14 11-29-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,784
Posted By DaveO
Please ignore my previous post as I was mistaken...

Please ignore my previous post as I was mistaken as to what you were trying to do.
Sorry
Forum: RV-14 11-29-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,784
Posted By DaveO
My two cents worth: I think you need to expend...

My two cents worth:

I think you need to expend the angle you use as indicated in Blue all the way upward. Thereby covering the two open holes. Riveting 3 places in total.

I hope I am clear in my...
Forum: RV-14 11-25-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,580
Posted By DaveO
Tom, Rats!

Tom,

Rats!
Forum: RV-14 11-25-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,580
Posted By DaveO
I have received the finish kit before the...

I have received the finish kit before the fuselage QB kit. I am in the process of cleco-ing the Canopy together.

I have not heard of anyone putting the canopy ahead of the fuselage. I hope that it...
Forum: RV-14 11-15-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,784
Posted By DaveO
A thought I had, can you narrow the end of the PH...

A thought I had, can you narrow the end of the PH Flap Motor to match the width of the original Flap Motor bracket?

I have not seen the PH motor to make an evaluation.
Thanks
Forum: RV-14 11-08-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By DaveO
ADAHRS in Wing

It is my understanding that the ADAHRS installs in the wing. I would like for those who has done this installment, to tell me how you like the arrangement? What is your opinion?

The reason I ask; in...
Forum: Tools 11-06-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,986
Posted By DaveO
I have a metal cutting Harbor Freight saw. It has...

I have a metal cutting Harbor Freight saw. It has functioned well. My only suggestion is when you by the band saw blades, buy the best ones. They sell two grades, cheap or expensive. The cheap ones...
Forum: RV-14 11-03-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,241
Posted By DaveO
I have a question. Is there any reason why I...

I have a question.
Is there any reason why I cannot build the canopy-canopy frame without having possession of the fuselage? My QB fuselage is yet to be delivered. But I have the finish kit.
thanks
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,777
Posted By DaveO
I attached my wing tips when I built the 7A onto...

I attached my wing tips when I built the 7A onto the wing while they were on the wing stand. The Tip was inserted into the end of the Wing. There was no adjustment to the Tip at all.

I am building...
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 674
Posted By DaveO
I have one e-mail me at: Dw1oakes@gmail.com I...

I have one e-mail me at:
Dw1oakes@gmail.com
I will send it to you.
Forum: RV-14 10-18-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,217
Posted By DaveO
I have had better success with Bolube on the...

I have had better success with Bolube on the screws before use.
Forum: RV-14 10-12-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,010
Posted By DaveO
Show Plane Cowling

Has anyone heard of a show plane cowling? If so please give tell me what it is? is that an option?
Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-05-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,048
Posted By DaveO
I took a tour of the Hartzell propeller factory...

I took a tour of the Hartzell propeller factory today and I did not know that they make the spinner for their props. Check with them.
Forum: RV-14 10-02-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,374
Posted By DaveO
I called yesterday wanting to order the clips. I...

I called yesterday wanting to order the clips. I was told that they had jumped the gun by posting the fix when they were not ready to manufacture them and send them out. So I guess they pulled the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By DaveO
When I built my 7A, I talked to Vans about this...

When I built my 7A, I talked to Vans about this issue, they told me it does not matter when. I left my wings off until most the last thing to do. I did use the smaller test bolts first and then...
Forum: RV-14 09-24-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By DaveO
Smile Bsquared, I am not the fastest, I began on April...

Bsquared,
I am not the fastest, I began on April 11, 2018 and I finished the empennage kit on August 8 2018.
I ordered the QB wings and fuselage and finish kits, and I did not plan very well so I am...
Forum: RV-14 09-24-2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By DaveO
Canopy or Window install

Is there anyone who has used Sika Flex to install the rear windows or canopy in the RV-14?
If so how did it work out for you? Would you do it again? How easy would you say it was to use in this...
Forum: RV-14 09-17-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,528
Posted By DaveO
Does Dynon Skyview integrate a Yaw servo in the...

Does Dynon Skyview integrate a Yaw servo in the mix with roll and pitch?

In my 7A build I do not think they did, but years later they might.
I had not planned on using the Yaw servo, but rethinking.
Forum: RV-14 09-15-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,528
Posted By DaveO
AP install in the 14

I have ordered the QB wing kit and I wanted to install the brackets that hold the servos in the Tail cone and later in the wing.

I ordered the AP servo install from Van's and I was disappointed to...
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By DaveO
Sorry about the munger 541-330-0828

Sorry about the munger 541-330-0828
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By DaveO
Call Tony Partain, he is located near Van's and...

Call Tony Partain, he is located near Van's and does a good job of transport. He is used by Van's.Number is 54 -330-0828

He will bring my QB to Indiana when it is ready.
Dave
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,065
Posted By DaveO
I used one of these on my 7A. I ran a ground wire...

I used one of these on my 7A. I ran a ground wire from every electrical point of use back to this type of grounding block. I did not trust that the airframe was the ground. It worked fine for me. Yes...
Forum: RV-14 08-16-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By DaveO
Good thought, do you think that you could take...

Good thought, do you think that you could take the parts off the 10 and use them on the 14?

I have not even seen the 10, but just thinking out loud.
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,468
Posted By DaveO
Because of the comments about the Sly Tech...

Because of the comments about the Sly Tech starters, I just ordered the IO390 engine from van's. I specifically ask if I could have a B&C starter installed instead of the SkyTech. The answer was yes....
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-09-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By DaveO
Where would be the best place to buy the covers...

Where would be the best place to buy the covers and the switch holding brackets?
Thanks
Forum: RV-14 07-28-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,172
Posted By DaveO
I ordered the uv protection bubble. the only...

I ordered the uv protection bubble. the only option that was night legal. If I ordered the darker then it was not night legal.
I order gal, did not even give me any another options of any sort, only...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-15-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,393
Posted By DaveO
I am not understand you I guess. I put the...

I am not understand you I guess.

I put the Vertical Power Breaker replacement system in my 7A and I used Dynon SVs'. So I do not know the answer to your question about Vertical power only for...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-14-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By DaveO
You need something to screw in to. I would use...

You need something to screw in to. I would use nutplates.
Forum: RV-14 07-01-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 929
Posted By DaveO
Rudder cables on RV-14

I've got to ask a stupid question.
The instructions says to attach the rudder cables on the right side of the rudder and cross over and run the cable on the left side. The drawings show it attaching...
Forum: RV-14 06-30-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,772
Posted By DaveO
Ok, I built both elevators myself with no help,...

Ok, I built both elevators myself with no help, so I am not sure exactly what you are referring. Sorry if I spoke out of turn.
Forum: RV-14 06-30-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,772
Posted By DaveO
Are you aware that there is a special bucking bar...

Are you aware that there is a special bucking bar that is to be used in your building of the empennage? Look for it at Cleveland tools marked as a tool for the RV -10. You need it for your build...
Forum: RV-14 06-28-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,572
Posted By DaveO
I did just this afternoon check with the Mother...

I did just this afternoon check with the Mother ship and was told that I could use CS-4 pulled rivets. I do think Cherry rivets would be stronger.

On my 7A I used the internal stop and was pleased...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,420
Posted By DaveO
I want to use vinyl as accents, ie... strips etc....

I want to use vinyl as accents, ie... strips etc. How does one go about doing that install?
Do you buy the vinyl in sheets, cut it yourself and stick it on? Or do some measuring and order the right...
Forum: RV-14 06-28-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,572
Posted By DaveO
I also bought the flyboys internal stop and it...

I also bought the flyboys internal stop and it does not allow the travel sufficiently. Did you modify it any?
Forum: RV-14 06-28-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,572
Posted By DaveO
Rudder stop attachment

I desire to attach the rudder stops with "pulled rivets" rather than solid rivets. I can do it, but prefer not to. I do not see this as structural.

I do not know what type to use, has anyone else...
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