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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By SeanB
Sold

Sold....Items go to Dr. Holling. PM sent. Thank you!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By SeanB
Lowered price

Lowered price. Big savings compared to retail. PayPal is fine. Shipping included (CONUS)
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-15-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By SeanB
Remote Mount Oil Cooler Parts for sale

Following are parts I've gathered to remote a larger oil cooler on my RV7 that I'll end up not using. All are new, never installed. Hoping to sell as a "set":


(1) Avery 4" Butterfly Valve
New =...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-04-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By SeanB
Ryan....check PMs.

Ryan....check PMs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,211
Posted By SeanB
Just saw most of this has been covered. Thanks.

Just saw most of this has been covered. Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,211
Posted By SeanB
Torque values

What is the proper torque value for a jam nut? Same as if that hardware is used in other application? Or is ďsnugĒ about right? Rod bearings with a spar web (elevator) and without (push tubes) are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By SeanB
Thanks, Bruce. Looks like a nice product.

Thanks, Bruce. Looks like a nice product.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By SeanB
IO-375 Oil Change

Hi,
A friend and I each have an Aerosport Power IO-375 engine. He has a cold sump, I do not (still building). He is ready for first oil change. Does anyone have any information on which crush...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,869
Posted By SeanB
Tom, Iíve not yet had the privilege to meet you,...

Tom, Iíve not yet had the privilege to meet you, and didnít get to meet Suzanne. Yet, as you point out VAF is family. Iím glad you know you are surrounded by people that care. I offer my sincere...
Forum: Reviews 11-23-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,639
Posted By SeanB
Bottle Opener

Hey,
I just got a free bottle opener in my order. Sweet! Thanks, Blake!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By SeanB
Thanks for the ideas everyone. I'll pass the...

Thanks for the ideas everyone. I'll pass the information along, then report back when a result is had.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By SeanB
Strange GTR 200 issue

Trying to help a friend that recently took first flight in RV7. Any ideas are appreciated. Team X??? Thanks, Sean

Issue:

All of the avionics are working perfectly with one exception: My GTR-200...
Forum: Reviews 11-11-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,386
Posted By SeanB
Condor 2 from Blake at Flyboy Accessories

I've purchased several items for my RV7 from Flyboy Accessories. I had a Bell fork and light weight tailwheel installed on the plane. Since I am still building, it's only been used to roll around...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-29-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,670
Posted By SeanB
Check out "Features" on right side of document,...

Check out "Features" on right side of document, then last section "The Details Behind Extraordinary Value".

https://bandc.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/quickfacts_bc460-h_2019.pdf

Maybe Plane...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,042
Posted By SeanB
"Apparently, there are a handful of people that...

"Apparently, there are a handful of people that have had issues with their QB tanks. How does this number compare to the number that haven't had issues?"

This is what I hoped would be revealed in...
Forum: RV-10 10-23-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,888
Posted By SeanB
Just setup a poll on RV General Discussions

Just setup a poll on RV General Discussions
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,042
Posted By SeanB
Poll: QB Tanks Leak or Not

There are many posted conversations regarding QB fuel tanks leaking. There is very little about how many QB tanks did not leak. What is your experience with QB tanks? Leaking....or Not?
Forum: RV-10 10-23-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,888
Posted By SeanB
How about turning this into a poll?

How about turning this into a poll?
Forum: Reviews 10-21-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By SeanB
Marvin at Smoke System Helper

I'm in the process of fitting and nearly bonding my aft plexi on the RV7. There are several small jobs to finish now while access is good. One of those jobs is to finish of my Smoke System Helper...
Forum: Tools 10-15-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By SeanB
These work great. See video just below product...

These work great. See video just below product listing.

http://www.cleavelandtool.com/3_32-Close-Quarters-Die-Set/productinfo/DIE4263CQ/#.XaXq9OhKiUk

Also, if/when you get to the point of buying a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,318
Posted By SeanB
I setup a three screen system with Saitek Yoke...

I setup a three screen system with Saitek Yoke and throttle quadrant. Running X Plane. Graphics are very good if your system can handle the upper settings. Sunrays, water reflection, smudges on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By SeanB
Read this thread......

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=136737&highlight=evans
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,617
Posted By SeanB
+1 for Geoff at Aerosport. VERY nice switches...

+1 for Geoff at Aerosport. VERY nice switches and they offer custom labeling. Good folks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By SeanB
Perfect, thanks!

Perfect, thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By SeanB
Adding Fiberglass

I've been able to get the pink cowling mostly installed onto my 7. Whew! Lots of finish work remains. I have a few areas at the intersection of the firewall and aft cowl where the gap is a little...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By SeanB
Thanks for the replies everyone. I don't have a...

Thanks for the replies everyone. I don't have a bunch of excess material with the split line. Just bought a green self-leveling laser. Gonna level the plane then shoot the line. Will get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By SeanB
Thanks, Colin. Iíll watch for spacing. It seems...

Thanks, Colin. Iíll watch for spacing. It seems the top cowl is closest to the eventual cut line. Holding a straight edge on it tells me it is not flat along the long split line. Now wondering if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By SeanB
Engine Cowl Split Line

Hello,

I'm about to make the longitudinal/split line for the upper and lower cowl halves to match. Front ring is pretty good and have trimmed the aft lines at the firewall.

Question: Is the split...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By SeanB
Hey Mark, Skybolt has a separate section in...

Hey Mark,

Skybolt has a separate section in their directions for opaque cowlings. It seems you use magnets.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By SeanB
Skybolt holes

Just starting to install Skybolts along the firewall. The aft trim line of the pink fiberglass is trimmed for the upper. I used the cleco inserts in the Skybolt tabs, back-lighted them, and drilled...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,533
Posted By SeanB
I loved the Bay Tower stuff for FSX. Would...

I loved the Bay Tower stuff for FSX. Would really be interested in 7 Tail Wheel for X-Plane. Fun to fly something while building.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 929
Posted By SeanB
Floor tiles

You could install something like this this. When finished, move them to your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,726
Posted By SeanB
I use this in a semi-gloss black. Can usually...

I use this in a semi-gloss black. Can usually find it at Home Depot.
https://www.rustoleum.com/product-catalog/consumer-brands/professional/high-performance-enamel-spray
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By SeanB
Russell and Bill, Thanks for your comments and...

Russell and Bill,
Thanks for your comments and ideas. I think this will get me back on track!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By SeanB
Engine Cowl Level

Hello,
I'm in the process of installing my pink engine cowl. Already worked on the front ring and nesting issues. Still have some slight interference on the outboard curves, just aft of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By SeanB
Yep

Phil,

I can empathize. I was virtually finished with the SB on a completed HS when I got holes that were over-sized beyond recovery. You are fortunate not to have drilled it to the fuselage yet. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,286
Posted By SeanB
FedEx

You are able to ship in and out using FedEx. Good for heavy items or bulk.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,310
Posted By SeanB
NASA

Appears NASA has already tried...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-01-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 1,012,644
Posted By SeanB
Dual Garmins

Dan,

Have only hangar flown mine, but like this kind of placement.

https://i.postimg.cc/VkNScQ3r/panel-1.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By SeanB
First Power to Panel

This is my third attempt to get one of these planes built (long story). It is the first time one of them seems "alive" to me. So excited to get power turned on to the panel for the first time! As...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By SeanB
Garmin Antenna Connectors

I have the following G3X Touch Suite. Looks like all BNC, with no TNC, correct?


G3 X Touch PFD and MFD (GDU 460s)
GTX-23ES Transponder
GTR-200 Radio
GPS 20A WAAS GPS ADSB - Out
GDL 39R ADSB...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By SeanB
GPS Antennas Needed

Hi,

I'm in the process of hooking up all my GPS antennas. I spoke with Garmin today and got the following:

G3X Touch

PFD - install GA-26C
MFD - not needed
GDL39R - not needed
G5 - optional (if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By SeanB
Strobe Wiring

Hello,

I'm getting ready to button up some wiring on my project and have slight confusion with the strobe wiring for my AeroLEDS. I've studied their drawings and mostly understand them. Looks like...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,092
Posted By SeanB
Bill, my spinner, untouched has slight ripples...

Bill, my spinner, untouched has slight ripples from the forming process. Did you work those before sending it our for chrome? I imagine you did since you tried polishing first. It'll be nice just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,092
Posted By SeanB
My goodness! That is beautiful. I'll be...

My goodness! That is beautiful. I'll be interested in doing this with the Cummins Spinner I have. Did you need to smooth it before you sent it out to SpaceCoast? Any concerns of chrome flaking or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,123
Posted By SeanB
Front Plate Arrival

Went to the mailbox after work today and there was a padded envelope from Australia! Allan sent the replacement front plate, as he said he would, about three weeks earlier. Wanted to give a recent...
Forum: Reviews 05-03-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By SeanB
Thumbs up Crow Enterprizes

Yet another accolade for the fine folks and products at Crow Enterprizes. Ordered a new set of 5 point harnesses for my 7 and spoke with Mr. Crow, himself. He couldn't have been more patient and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By SeanB
Hilarious

I've listened to all four podcasts so far. Really enjoyed each of them! Gotta say, the conversation of Rob Reece's choice of a superpower had me laughing out loud!:D Made a drywall project I was...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-02-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,131
Posted By SeanB
Greg, Did you measure the location for the front...

Greg,

Did you measure the location for the front bolt holes on the bulkhead? I don't see any marks. I'm wondering if the steel part may just need pushed down some more, making it less of an angle....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,092
Posted By SeanB
Jeff, Awesome! Taking most of the maintenance...

Jeff,

Awesome! Taking most of the maintenance away, plus getting that nice of a look seems to be a big win! Did you have to do anything to prep the spinner before sending it out for chrome? ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,123
Posted By SeanB
Sent an e-mail to Allan regarding replacement...

Sent an e-mail to Allan regarding replacement front plate. Less than 24 hrs. later got a reply it will ship tomorrow. Will let all know once I receive it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,521
Posted By SeanB
Maybe a bib. For drooling at all the airplanes...

Maybe a bib. For drooling at all the airplanes and catching the Spotted Cow.

Good bug spray!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 837
Posted By SeanB
Larry, Thanks. I like the rod idea. I'll give...

Larry,
Thanks. I like the rod idea. I'll give that a try. Will send a Google address. Already know a bunch of CO RVers, and looking forward to meeting more.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 837
Posted By SeanB
dang elevator

Recently drilled the bearing hole for the elevator horns on my RV7. Used the correct drill bushing, then step drill to get the final 0.25" hole. Individually, the bolt slips thru the bearing, then...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,572
Posted By SeanB
Correct?

Wow! Great information everyone. Thanks for helping me learn.

Not even close to a good Dan Horton Drawing....but is this about correct?

https://i.postimg.cc/LXSVTtFd/Cowl.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,572
Posted By SeanB
Thanks for the replies everyone. Dan, your...

Thanks for the replies everyone.

Dan, your results look good. I may follow your thought and install alternating strips of fiberglass tape and carbon. It appears you installed strips where the ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,572
Posted By SeanB
Skybolt Pillowing

Thinking ahead.....I plan to install Skybolts in my engine cowl.. I believe their directions describe adding additional plies of fiberglass (maybe carbon?) just forward of the fastener line to...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-28-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,599
Posted By SeanB
If a tipper canopy, make sure you locate far...

If a tipper canopy, make sure you locate far enough forward so you don't get interference where the frame and panel meet.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,779
Posted By SeanB
Tip up canopies have a second latch overhead at...

Tip up canopies have a second latch overhead at the aft portion of the canopy.

Pic: http://www.kitlog.com/photos/project_2420/full/FP04062015A0004A.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,779
Posted By SeanB
Thumbs up Observations of the New JD Air Tip Up Canopy Handle/Latch

Hello everyone. As Darwin mentioned, I recently installed one of JD Air's new canopy latches in my RV7 project. In my case, this is a retrofit of the prior model.

The previous version of this latch...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,597
Posted By SeanB
https://www.garmin.com/en-US/blog/aviation/underst...

https://www.garmin.com/en-US/blog/aviation/understanding-garmin-electronic-stability-protection-esp/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By SeanB
Answer

Found it. Per Drawing 46A (for RV 7), tighten to bottom out then torque to AN7 values.

Thanks.
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