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Forum: RV-8/8A 08-12-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By rv8gibbo
Talking Thanks for everyone's feedback I'm going to run a...

Thanks for everyone's feedback I'm going to run a straight stick to start with as the bent one offered isn't going to work with my grip. I will worry about it at a later stage. :-)

Cheers
Gibbo
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-07-2018, 02:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By rv8gibbo
Stick Bending

Hi Guys,
I'm looking at getting my stick bent with the 1.5" offset but I'm
a little concerned with making it work with the otto grip.

3 questions

How far aft does the stick go in relation to the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-22-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,094
Posted By rv8gibbo
How are the ends formed Richard? Bent Milled then...

How are the ends formed Richard? Bent Milled then treated?
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-21-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,094
Posted By rv8gibbo
I wish you guys in the states would stop...

I wish you guys in the states would stop tormenting me! Now I will have to try to come up with $3900 AUD :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-30-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By rv8gibbo
Toggle switch to suit an otto cobra grip.

Does anyone know where I can source a toggle swith to suit an otto cobra? It a 5/8 hole that steps back in. I've tried to contact otto with an unrelated issue with no...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-28-2018, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By rv8gibbo
It hasn't arrived yet but I assume I will have to...

It hasn't arrived yet but I assume I will have to make up a sleeve to suit Vans stick and the ID of the Grip.. They have a few Sleeves available but not the right size.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-26-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 785
Posted By rv8gibbo
Otto Cobra Grip Sleeve

Anyone running an Otto Cobra Grip an if so what's the easiest way of making it fit the tube?

Many Thanks
Nathan
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-30-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By rv8gibbo
Thanks Jesse

Thanks Jesse
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-29-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By rv8gibbo
Thanks Jesse, do you ground the shielding at the...

Thanks Jesse, do you ground the shielding at the engine end?
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-29-2017, 03:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By rv8gibbo
Ignition switch center ground

Hi Guys,

I'm wiring in my ACS A-510-2 ignition switch and the wiring diagram shows the center ground wired to the nearest structural member, but bob from AeroElectic states that , "p-lead shields...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-05-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,109
Posted By rv8gibbo
Col's a great guy Perry! He has always had time...

Col's a great guy Perry! He has always had time for me. Looking forward meeting you soon. :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-04-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,109
Posted By rv8gibbo
Congratulations on your build Perry very :cool:!...

Congratulations on your build Perry very :cool:! Let me know
if your down the Hunter Valley way or Narromine in October!
I would love to have a look! :D
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-16-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,386
Posted By rv8gibbo
Thanks Charlie :)

Thanks Charlie :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-15-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,386
Posted By rv8gibbo
Thanks Bill & longline, I made the decision...

Thanks Bill & longline, I made the decision knowing that the favorable location is on the firewall with the ground wire directly to the battery (up Front) but I wasn't overly happy with the FOT...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-14-2017, 02:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,386
Posted By rv8gibbo
B&C Ground Block Grounding

Hi Guy's

I've decided to mount my B&C Ground Block behind my panel but I'm unsure if it would be OK to run the Ground to a separate bolt on the firewall rather then back to the block itself? Can...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-27-2017, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By rv8gibbo
No worries Rob thanks for your help I will wait...

No worries Rob thanks for your help I will wait until I have the canopy cut and fairing installed before I can work out exactly where I want it, I'm just making sure it will work in that position so...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-25-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By rv8gibbo
Thanks Robert! Do you have a photo you could put...

Thanks Robert! Do you have a photo you could put up if you get a chance?

Cheers Gibbo
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-24-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By rv8gibbo
GA 56 Forward of Windscreen

I'm planning some coax runs for GPS, Com's etc and I would like to know if a GA 56 antenna would fit between the windscreen fairing in the center and the aft side of the forward baggage door? I'm...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-18-2017, 03:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,352
Posted By rv8gibbo
I tell a lie Roger! I've been away over the...

I tell a lie Roger! I've been away over the Easter period and had no access to check but the angle is actually 1"x 1.25". Here's another photo behind my panel so far.:D...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-16-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,352
Posted By rv8gibbo
I'm not sure what stage your up to Roger but I...

I'm not sure what stage your up to Roger but I mounted mine here
http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s596/nathan_gibson2/received_1310339509011609_zpso9gajudc.jpeg
Very rigid and an easy install with...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-09-2017, 03:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,592
Posted By rv8gibbo
Mine where tight but it was because of the build...

Mine where tight but it was because of the build up of paint when I sprayed the inside, I used a reamer by hand and the holes where free without too much effort and a slight bit of persuasion.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-27-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By rv8gibbo
All good just an idea! Thanks for your input.

All good just an idea! Thanks for your input.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-27-2016, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By rv8gibbo
Aluminium Flap Bearing Block

Hi Guys,
A friend of mine is looking at milling up some aluminium Flap bearings that will be chamfered and drilled ready to go if he can get enough ppl interested. One positive would be that the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-23-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By rv8gibbo
Thanks! as it turned out it wasn't a big job too...

Thanks! as it turned out it wasn't a big job too draw up using Auto CAD! :D
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-15-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By rv8gibbo
GMU 22 magnetometer DXF

Hi Guys,
I'm after a DXF file for the Garmin GMU 22 magnetometer cutout if it's available?

Many Thanks
Gibbo :D
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-12-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 551,681
Posted By rv8gibbo
Awesome Bruce!!

Awesome Bruce!!
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-10-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 551,681
Posted By rv8gibbo
A massive thanks to the guys at SteinAir for the...

A massive thanks to the guys at SteinAir for the quality work they have
done putting together my custom harness and supplying my Avionics!! I can't recommend them enough!!!...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-04-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,067
Posted By rv8gibbo
Many thanks for the reply's I've just ordered the...

Many thanks for the reply's I've just ordered the 74":D
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-03-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,067
Posted By rv8gibbo
74" Hartzell on an RV-8

Hi Guys,
I'm in the process of ordering an engine and prop for my 8 and I know this question has probably been asked in the past but I'm after last minute Pro's - con's, performance (if any) reasons...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-05-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,366
Posted By rv8gibbo
Thanks Jerald :D

Thanks Jerald :D
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-04-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,366
Posted By rv8gibbo
Rocker Switches

I'm looking too buy the Rocker switches that Advanced Flight quick panels use, does anyone know if they are avaliable to purchase from advanced or another supplier?

Many thanks
Nathan
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-02-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By rv8gibbo
Talking Thanks Jeremy!

Thanks Jeremy!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-02-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By rv8gibbo
Garmin GAD 27

Hi guys,
I'm designing my panel and have purchased a GAD 27, my question is are the flap and trim positions displayed on the G3X touch? or do I still need to run the external indicators?
Many thanks...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-23-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,721
Posted By rv8gibbo
By memory there is a measurement from the forward...

By memory there is a measurement from the forward face of the spar web to the center of the hole in the rod end! I've checked mine and they have plenty of engagement. DWG 7 will have the call...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-11-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,818
Posted By rv8gibbo
Unless you have plenty of time and a very...

Unless you have plenty of time and a very understanding wife I wouldn't consider anything other the QB! The workmanship is excellent and It
will put you miles ahead before you even start!
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-11-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,818
Posted By rv8gibbo
Tom buy a QB kit!:)

Tom buy a QB kit!:)
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-03-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,054
Posted By rv8gibbo
Snap Bushings

Most probably know but I discovered that snap bushings
Fit inside one another which is great for a snug fit of cables!

Regards
Gibbo...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-17-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,188
Posted By rv8gibbo
Would it be acceptable to machine down a few...

Would it be acceptable to machine down a few washers to achieve the desired shim?
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-12-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,464
Posted By rv8gibbo
Thanks Rob, They are used throughout Robinson...

Thanks Rob,
They are used throughout Robinson helicopters, just
A thought that's all.

Cheers
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-12-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,921
Posted By rv8gibbo
Interior Paint Colour

Here's the paint chip from...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-12-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,464
Posted By rv8gibbo
Pal Nuts on Rod End Bearings

Hi Guys,
I'm thinking of using Pal Nuts on all my Pushrod assembly's to help lock the nut on the rod end bearings in place! Does anyone else use them??? Thoughts please!
Forum: RV-4 02-23-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 178,200
Posted By rv8gibbo
Looks great! I bet you have saved a heap of...

Looks great! I bet you have saved a heap of weight too.

Gibbo
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-21-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,921
Posted By rv8gibbo
Thanks guys, I will call the paint shop on Monday...

Thanks guys, I will call the paint shop on Monday and find out!

Gibbo
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-21-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,921
Posted By rv8gibbo
Progress

http://i1307.photobucket.com/albums/s596/nathan_gibson2/20150221_182329_zpszrkworfp.jpg

Brake & vent lines today!:)

Gibbo
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-31-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,828
Posted By rv8gibbo
Take your fuse outside, hose it out, mix up a...

Take your fuse outside, hose it out, mix up a bucket of warm soapy water and scrub down the entire inside with a scotch brite pad & the soapy water, hose out allow to dry then wipe in down with a...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-21-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,450
Posted By rv8gibbo
This is how I done mine once clamped I knocked...

This is how I done mine once clamped I knocked the ends up with a rubber mallet then a hard block to tighten the bend! It worked out...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-14-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,131
Posted By rv8gibbo
Great thanks guys I'm gonna go ahead and chop...

Great thanks guys I'm gonna go ahead and chop away!:)
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-06-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,355
Posted By rv8gibbo
Thanks guys, I'm in OZ I may look for something...

Thanks guys, I'm in OZ I may look for something similar over here!

Many thanks
Gibbo :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-05-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,131
Posted By rv8gibbo
Canopy hitting forward top skin.

Hi Guys, I've seen a post similar to this before but I going to double check if It's ok to cut the aft most section of the top skin completely off to stop the canopy frame from hitting the skin? Also...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-20-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,355
Posted By rv8gibbo
Builders Insurance

Hi Guys, Does anyone cover there build during the construction process?? Looking at what I have in terms of $$$$ I thinking it may not be a bad idea! in terms of theft, malicious damage, and or...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-16-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,214
Posted By rv8gibbo
Thanks guys, my biggest downfall is the lack of...

Thanks guys, my biggest downfall is the lack of understanding from not thoroughly reading through every step before commencing work! The cost of freight to Australia is starting to change that!...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-09-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,214
Posted By rv8gibbo
Replacement Blues!

It Seems I have ordered enough replacement parts too build a second RV!:( Am I alone? Does any one else share my pain? Please help reinsure me I'm not alone!:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,784
Posted By rv8gibbo
Here's how I moved my 8 to the paint shop to...

Here's how I moved my 8 to the paint shop to spray the inside! Don't forget that if you tie the back down around the tail spring or over the tail make sure the vertical stab rear spar attach point...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-14-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,460
Posted By rv8gibbo
Great thanks Andy I'm gonna go ahead and rivet...

Great thanks Andy I'm gonna go ahead and rivet mine in too!
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-08-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,460
Posted By rv8gibbo
F-805F-1 Floor spacer

Hi guys,

I wondering if anyone has riveted the F-805F-1 Floor spacer straight to the support angle and nut plates? rather then through the whole lot including the rear floor assembly? I'm thinking...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-25-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,859
Posted By rv8gibbo
Smile Interior Paint

Many thanks for everybody's suggestions, I'm liking the idea of leaving them left bare! I'm not too sure how much centre section is seen but I may also leave that as is too!

Cheers :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-23-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,859
Posted By rv8gibbo
Interior Paint

Hi guys,
I'm about to send my 8 to the shop to get the inside sprayed and I would like to know if I should get a heap of screws, blind rivets etc sprayed at the same time ready? Or pressure pack them...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-05-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,841
Posted By rv8gibbo
I done mine as per the manual but what needs to...

I done mine as per the manual but what needs to be remembered is the pipe is only to get the bend started (not over bent) and the rest is worked by hand.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-14-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,438
Posted By rv8gibbo
By memory Andrew the measurements had to be...

By memory Andrew the measurements had to be within 1/4 inch so you should be fine.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-25-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,151
Posted By rv8gibbo
Great thanks for the pic peter, I have nearly...

Great thanks for the pic peter, I have nearly completed the pedals but I will try packing the washers the same as you have posted.

Thanks
Nathan
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-23-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,151
Posted By rv8gibbo
In fight adjustable rudder pedals

Hi guys,
I have started building my rudder pedals and I have a few questions about the process.
#1 Are the bolts on either side of the brake pedals ok to move freely with the pedal Itself? And do...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-17-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By rv8gibbo
Thanks guys, the servo cable has been cut an inch...

Thanks guys, the servo cable has been cut an inch from were it goes into the horizontal stab which is why we are trying to remove it and running a new cable, we will try to add some power with what...
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