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Forum: RV-12 03-14-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By Brett H
To restate the issue so that we are all on the...

To restate the issue so that we are all on the same page, in the process of fitting my canopy frame to the fuselage I discovered that the canopy struts were rubbing the canopy frame arms as the...
Forum: RV-12 03-04-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By Brett H
Mike: On each side of the canopy frame I put two...

Mike:

On each side of the canopy frame I put two standard thickness washers between the canopy frame bushing and the fuselage, this didn't reduce the contact between the strut and the bottom of the...
Forum: RV-12 03-04-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By Brett H
Mike: First, thanks for your response. Yes, the...

Mike:

First, thanks for your response.

Yes, the "rod end" of the strut is attached to the fuselage and other end is attached to the canopy.

Regarding the shim washer described in step 3 of sheet...
Forum: RV-12 03-03-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By Brett H
Canopy Struts Are Rubbing the Canopy Frame

I am currently in the process of trying to get my canopy frame to fit.

In doing so, I have noticed that the inside edge of the canopy struts rub the canopy frame when the canopy frame is closed. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,309
Posted By Brett H
Thanks for the response. I sent you a Private...

Thanks for the response. I sent you a Private Message.

Brett H
Columbus, IN
RV-12 Finish Kit
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,309
Posted By Brett H
Seeking input regarding hangar lighting

I am having a 51' wide by 64' deep by 12' high hangar built.

The front 40' will be hangar and the back 24' will be an enclosed shop.

The electrician is proposing using Eaton LED lights.

1.)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,774
Posted By Brett H
Seeking input on lighting for hangar that I am having built

I am having a 51' wide by 64' deep by 12' high hangar built.

The front 40' will be hangar and the back 24' will be an enclosed shop.

The electrician is proposing using Eaton LED lights.

1.) ...
Forum: RV-12 09-25-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By Brett H
First, thanks for all of the responses. The...

First, thanks for all of the responses.

The comment was made that the wiring slot in the system block was made wider. What is the current width?

I have tried the following to resolve the...
Forum: RV-12 09-24-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By Brett H
F-00049 Wire Cover Plate and lack of clearance to the mixer

When I get everything tucked under the wire cover plate, including the AOA line, I'm only able to get half the needed travel of the mixer before it contacts the wire cover plate.


The only thing...
Forum: RV-12 07-18-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,488
Posted By Brett H
I'll be there. I suspect that many of us will...

I'll be there.

I suspect that many of us will be at the Van's dinner Tuesday night. Would any other RV-12 builders be interested in getting together before and then sitting together?

Brett...
Forum: RV-12 02-06-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,988
Posted By Brett H
John: Thanks for your response. Regarding the...

John:

Thanks for your response.

Regarding the location of the red band on the antenna cables, I asked Van's and got the following response:

WH-00050 Transponder Antenna Cable 12" from the...
Forum: RV-12 01-15-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,988
Posted By Brett H
Electrical Installation Question

While working on installing the wiring today, I noticed that one of red heatshrink bands that marks the installation location on the length of the wiring slipped.

Can anyone verify what these...
Forum: RV-12 11-17-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,681
Posted By Brett H
Rudder Pedal Assembly

When installing the rudder pedal assembly, should where the rudder pedal blocks locate / rub on the rudder pedal weldment be lubed? If so, with what?

Thanks.

Brett
Columbus, IN
Forum: RV-12 11-13-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,461
Posted By Brett H
Thanks for the responses. Good insight to...

Thanks for the responses.

Good insight to install the tank and tank vent after the tail cone is attached. Iíll make that change.

I have been assuming that the rear window should be installed after...
Forum: RV-12 11-11-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,976
Posted By Brett H
Lessons Learned Spray Painting My Interior

First, thanks to all of the people who have helped me.

Regarding the decision to spray gun paint it or rattle can it, I glad that I went the spray gun route. Spray painting was a new experience. ...
Forum: RV-12 11-11-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,461
Posted By Brett H
I have also been thinking the build sequence and...

I have also been thinking the build sequence and would be interested in hearing feedback on what I am proposing.

I am done with the fuselage kit except for:
- Attaching the tail cone
- Installing...
Forum: RV-12 09-17-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,976
Posted By Brett H
Many thanks for all of the responses. In...

Many thanks for all of the responses. In particular, I appreciate John's detailed responses.

The Jetflex WR seems like a good option (i.e. fairly easy to spray, limited smell / fumes (i.e. key for...
Forum: RV-12 09-15-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,976
Posted By Brett H
Regarding Jetflex WR: 1.) Any suggestions as...

Regarding Jetflex WR:

1.) Any suggestions as to where to purchase it?
2.) What type of gun to spray it with?
3.) What type of Personal Protective Equipment is needed (i.e. mask,...
Forum: RV-12 09-13-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,976
Posted By Brett H
Advice / Suggestions on Painting the Interior

I am point in time where I need to paint the interior. The Finish Kit has arrived and I am almost ready to start on it.

I have the full interior package. So, a minimum amount of painting will be...
Forum: RV-12 08-30-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,379
Posted By Brett H
Having just riveted the "extra" 1/8" hole by the...

Having just riveted the "extra" 1/8" hole by the hole in the bottom skin (i.e. F-1276) accessing the head of the flaperon mixer bolt, what is the purpose of this hole?

Namely, do I drill it out or...
Forum: RV-12 07-26-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,754
Posted By Brett H
Jerre; Thanks for the response. Any...

Jerre;

Thanks for the response.

Any indication as to when the split bulkhead parts will be available?

Also, any mention of adding AOA capability to the RV-12 (i.e. so AOA can be added before...
Forum: RV-12 07-24-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,754
Posted By Brett H
Van's Forum Thursday on What's New at Van's

I was unable to attend Oshkosh this year.

What was shared at this forum?

Thanks.

Brett
RV-12, fuselage kit
Columbus, IN
Forum: RV-12 01-26-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By Brett H
Spar Questions

I am just getting started on the Wing Kit and I have two questions about the spars.

1.) On the spar assemby W-1206 on page 13-02 step 5, figure 4 why is the extrusion for the Tie Down to be tapped...
Forum: RV-12 11-10-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,152
Posted By Brett H
Good to clarify my wording. Yes, by fully...

Good to clarify my wording.

Yes, by fully engaged I meant that the end of the end of the bolt needs to stick thru the other side of the nut (i.e. the nut is fully engaged on the threads of the...
Forum: RV-12 11-10-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,152
Posted By Brett H
First, thanks for the responses to my...

First, thanks for the responses to my questions.

Based on the responses and an email to Vanís Builder Support, this is what I now understand:

The Torque Table is the starting point for determining...
Forum: RV-12 11-05-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,152
Posted By Brett H
Thanks for the response. So, for AN-365 elastic...

Thanks for the response.

So, for AN-365 elastic stop nuts is one to increase the final torque by the friction torque of the elastic stop nut or use the value in the table as is?

Thanks.

Brett...
Forum: RV-12 11-03-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,152
Posted By Brett H
Torquing Bolts

I have not previously asked a question on this forum. So, hopefully I am doing this correctly.

My question is about what torque value should be applied to bolts. I suspect that I may be over...
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