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Forum: Reviews Yesterday, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Janekom
Wonderful people to deal with. They will always...

Wonderful people to deal with. They will always go the extra mile :)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues Yesterday, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Janekom
Sounds like your fuel sender wire is chaved...

Sounds like your fuel sender wire is chaved through and connects to ground intermittantly.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-28-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By Janekom
I have never built an 8 but did build seven other...

I have never built an 8 but did build seven other RVs. Right now I am busy replacing a 7A tip-up canopy damaged by a bird strike.

It is had to see in your photos, but would it be possible to move it...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-18-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,194
Posted By Janekom
Well done Bill and congratulations. MY your...

Well done Bill and congratulations. MY your beautiful RV take you place for many years to come.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-13-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By Janekom
Thank you Kevin. Have a great RV day.

Thank you Kevin.
Have a great RV day.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-12-2020, 01:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By Janekom
Also hanging in here :)

Also hanging in here :)
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-11-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By Janekom
Please keep me in mind as well

Please keep me in mind as well if ED Elliot does not take it. Can pay with PayPal or any other way as well.
Forum: RV-10 06-11-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Janekom
The one on the right is to make you think that...

The one on the right is to make you think that you have missed an important step during building :confused:
Forum: Steam Gauges 06-08-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By Janekom
I have done that as well

Done that recently and happy with the end result. It is rather sensitive but quite doable.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-21-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,416
Posted By Janekom
Looking good Reilly

Looking good Reilly
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,546
Posted By Janekom
Wunderbar

Wunderbar and congratulations. May you have many good years on your magic flying carpet
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-07-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Janekom
You can easily do it with a homebuilt manometer...

You can easily do it with a homebuilt manometer that you connect to the pitot tube with piece of soft tubing. If it is a Dynon pitot make sure to close off the two small de-icing holes on the bottom...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,568
Posted By Janekom
Congratulations to all involved. Crazy how fast...

Congratulations to all involved. Crazy how fast they grow up and then also make us realize how short life is. Enjoy every minute
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-23-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,458
Posted By Janekom
Stunning mountain and I am glad thet I have been...

Stunning mountain and I am glad thet I have been there once.
Why is your RV hanging from the roof? Lack of space?

This evening our President has also announced a total lockdown until 16 April here...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,095
Posted By Janekom
Really nice job so far. Please continue sharing

Really nice job so far. Please continue sharing
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-23-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,390
Posted By Janekom
I am very sorry to hear this Allan. God's...

I am very sorry to hear this Allan. God's strength to you and your family.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,335
Posted By Janekom
Well done

Well done to everyone involved. As long as a good RV went to a good home then all is well. RV uber alles :)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-10-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 35,660
Posted By Janekom
Like others I have also found they do shrink over...

Like others I have also found they do shrink over time.
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-06-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,373
Posted By Janekom
I agree fully with Dan as I have the same...

I agree fully with Dan as I have the same problem. It is squirting a few drops of fuel about every 30 minutes or so, until it reaches a level below the vent line exit point.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-03-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Janekom
On the other hand - I thought the same recently...

On the other hand - I thought the same recently on a mixture cable. I did not have a replacement cable ready, but pushed it forward fully, sprayed a lubricant on the extended shaft and worked the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By Janekom
I was also wondering about the possibility of...

I was also wondering about the possibility of applying 24V. The only reasonable answer.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-30-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,340
Posted By Janekom
Ridge in Grove rim

Posting on behalf of a friend. He is in the process of installing Grove wheels on his RV10. The question is if the ridge that can be seen in the rim, will damage the tube by any chance? That is the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-21-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,691
Posted By Janekom
Also check the inlet manifold gasket

I have seen a case where #3 had a high EGT. In the end it was broken inlet manifold gasket. Hard to see.
Forum: RV-10 10-31-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,845
Posted By Janekom
Return line?

Just wondering why you would need a return line on a standard RV10?
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-26-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
Posted By Janekom
You will be just fine where it is now. Build on :)

You will be just fine where it is now. Build on :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,450
Posted By Janekom
Wish I could vote seven times Built seven...

Wish I could vote seven times
Built seven different RVs using Sika only. Not one crack yet
Forum: Autopilots 10-06-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By Janekom
Thank you very much

Thank you very much.
I will pass on the info.
The power of VAF :D
Forum: Autopilots 10-05-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By Janekom
Dynon Skyview Classic in RV8

Guys I am trying to help a friend with a new RV 8 fitted with a 10 inch classic Skyview and the two servos. Is there someone out there that can give me a set of default AP settings that works on...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-30-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 58,031
Posted By Janekom
Epic

Epic - as my grandson would say
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-23-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,204
Posted By Janekom
Splitting at the trailing edge works well. Then...

Splitting at the trailing edge works well. Then you can work on the length of the tip as well. As in make it shorter or extend it a bit.
Forum: Safety 09-23-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,054
Posted By Janekom
Me Too

Jip me as well - fourteen years ago on my first RV build when battling with the Firewall.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-23-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,878
Posted By Janekom
I fully agree with Scott and the others pointing...

I fully agree with Scott and the others pointing to the flexible lines. I had the same on more than one RV. It is a resonance.

I had exactly the same noise on more than one RV - thought my dentures...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 845
Posted By Janekom
The spinner from Vans is fiberglass for sure. I...

The spinner from Vans is fiberglass for sure. I do not know about the spinner from Hartzell.
Forum: RV-14 08-19-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 22,459
Posted By Janekom
My heart is bleeding for you

Is it not possible for the OP to carefully drill out all the nose skin rivets and then do the correct rod end install?
Such a waste to let go of those flaps now.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-12-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,524
Posted By Janekom
Test the sender

Test the sender first by putting it in a cup of boiling water - you should get 212 F or close to that. Remember to ground it while in the cup. I had two of them do the same on two different aircraft....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,604
Posted By Janekom
Having built seven RVs - stick to the hinges. ...

Having built seven RVs - stick to the hinges. Never had a problem
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-18-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,646
Posted By Janekom
Phone me when you can

Phone me when you can Reilly, had the same problem on our RV10 for years. Ended up being the starter
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-20-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 28,505
Posted By Janekom
Thank you very much for your reply. It makes...

Thank you very much for your reply. It makes sense in your part of the world. I will find out what the law states here.
Forum: RV-14 04-16-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,880
Posted By Janekom
I have the same question as Bret - why not use...

I have the same question as Bret - why not use Sika instead of drilling and tapping and all the risks that vmes with it?
Forum: RV-10 04-15-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,006
Posted By Janekom
It is contagious - be warned

It is contagious - be warned
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-15-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,985
Posted By Janekom
My initial thoughts as well but ...... Can be...

My initial thoughts as well but ...... Can be something else.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,762
Posted By Janekom
It seems then that he is shipping new spinners,...

It seems then that he is shipping new spinners, but not the parts to replace the faulty ones? Apologies if I am wrong, but I did not hear from him yet. :mad:
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-14-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 28,505
Posted By Janekom
Let me ask again

A friend has a Kannad 406 AF Compact . The battery pack is also available from Spruce here https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catal...ickkey=1281926

As far as I can see it is two of the same cells as...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-14-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 28,505
Posted By Janekom
Thank you

Thank you for posting this way back. Safed me a lot of Dollars - Actually Rands.
A friend has a Kannad 406 AF Compact . The battery pack is also available from Spruce here...
Forum: Propellers 04-09-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By Janekom
Thank you Ralph - I will investigate further and...

Thank you Ralph - I will investigate further and report back here.
Forum: Propellers 04-08-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By Janekom
Hartzell HC-C2YK-1BF for an RV7A

Can someone help with advice please.
I have an RV7A with a Superior IO-360 vertical induction and Slick Lazar ignition and standard metal Sensenich FP prop.

Will the HC-C2YK-1BF with 7666A-2 blades...
Forum: RV-10 03-14-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,622
Posted By Janekom
Let me try again with the link. I have posted a...

Let me try again with the link. I have posted a lot of info there.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=166973&highlight=sika
Forum: RV-10 03-14-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,622
Posted By Janekom
Please see this thread

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=166973&highlight=sika
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,639
Posted By Janekom
Now think how much shipping is from the USA to...

Now think how much shipping is from the USA to South Africa. I have had a padded envelope couriered to me. Inside was a $5 part and the UPS costs $55.
Forum: Fiberglass 03-12-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,945
Posted By Janekom
Bill my view is that the gear fairings are acting...

Bill my view is that the gear fairings are acting like small rudders ahead of the center of pressure. So they act in reverse. Please note that I have said that you should fix yaw first as in getting...
Forum: Fiberglass 03-09-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,945
Posted By Janekom
Here is my fix

Guys I have done the maiden flights on about 10 RV10s over the years and THREE of those I have built. Each and everyone of these had a tendency to roll left. At the same time I would usually see the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,499
Posted By Janekom
Very glad you had a good outcome. I am busy...

Very glad you had a good outcome. I am busy replacing a windscreen on a slider 6A for the owner. Grandpa was taking his 6 year old grandson for a flip. A pigeon came through on the right hand side...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,952
Posted By Janekom
Congratulations Doug and well done. It takes a...

Congratulations Doug and well done. It takes a lot of dedication to pull this off.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,717
Posted By Janekom
Magic RV stuff happening all around the world....

Magic RV stuff happening all around the world. One of these days I would like to put our little spot on the RV map.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,762
Posted By Janekom
The same here. Sadly no response from him after...

The same here. Sadly no response from him after several email messages.
Forum: RV-10 01-15-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,061
Posted By Janekom
Email sent Mike ;)

Email sent Mike ;)
Forum: RV-10 01-15-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,061
Posted By Janekom
Hi Mike, I have sent you a PM a few days ago...

Hi Mike,
I have sent you a PM a few days ago asking for your email address.
Have not received a reply yet.
Forum: RV-10 12-28-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,061
Posted By Janekom
Let me try and explain in more detail. I have...

Let me try and explain in more detail. I have built three RV10s.

Secondly let me split the tow issues at hand. Windscreen and windows.

The first one (RVI) has been flying since 2010 and I have...
Forum: RV-10 12-28-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,061
Posted By Janekom
Hi Mike, With this RV10 the paint shop painted...

Hi Mike,
With this RV10 the paint shop painted over the Sika. My instructions at the time to them was to paint up to the Sika. As the Sika is paintable it came out ok. But my preference and what I...
Forum: RV-10 12-25-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,061
Posted By Janekom
No Larry - with a steady hand and the Sika...

No Larry - with a steady hand and the Sika applied with even thickness it works well. I find that applying the Sika onto the windows works well for me. After positioning the windows you squeeze out...
Forum: RV-10 12-25-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,547
Posted By Janekom
I agree with Scott if you like the two camlocks. ...

I agree with Scott if you like the two camlocks. Then the supplied piece of foam glassed over works well, but it is hard to get a good looking oil door.
What worked the best for me was to...
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,061
Posted By Janekom
At Togaflier - maybe I should have said a similar...

At Togaflier - maybe I should have said a similar look when finished :D
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