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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,999
Posted By 1001001
Wonderful! My decision to build an RV (the fact...

Wonderful!

My decision to build an RV (the fact that the RV-10 is one of only a very few EAB 4 seaters notwithstanding) was significantly influenced by the previous milestone of 9,000. It indicates...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,124
Posted By 1001001
Exactly...I forgot to mention that video even...

Exactly...I forgot to mention that video even though I was thinking of it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,124
Posted By 1001001
Also I agree with this...it might even be...

Also I agree with this...it might even be supportable with an ad-based monetization on Youtube. Getting pro-quality videos out there in front of "the masses" might drive more kit sales...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,124
Posted By 1001001
I would love the opportunity to build my own...

I would love the opportunity to build my own 6-seat twin (or single, but preferably a twin).

With the rapid advances in electrical energy storage technology, I wonder when it will be viable to...
Forum: RV-10 12-01-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By 1001001
If you want to delete the original lines, you...

If you want to delete the original lines, you might find someone who has a small lathe and just turn the diameter down there. Use a nice radiused tool and there should be no question which are the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-22-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By 1001001
Hmm, thanks, I will!

Hmm, thanks, I will!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,224
Posted By 1001001
A lot of hangar renters here have installed the...

A lot of hangar renters here have installed the high bay LED lights available at Home Depot for about $160 each. Our airport is offering to reimburse renters for installing the LED lights (because...
Forum: RV-10 11-18-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By 1001001
Interesting; thanks for the reply, Scott! Does...

Interesting; thanks for the reply, Scott!

Does this mean for the RV-10 Ailerons, that these holes do not need to be final-drilled at all?

If so, then following the plans directly is correct, I...
Forum: RV-10 11-18-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By 1001001
I reviewed the RV-14 aileron plans (section 22)...

I reviewed the RV-14 aileron plans (section 22) and they match closely the "new" RV-10 aileron plans (Section 21), including the lack of guidance as to when to final drill the skins and spar. ...
Forum: RV-10 11-18-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By 1001001
OK, now I am confused again. I found the...

OK, now I am confused again. I found the following thread:http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=130335&highlight=rv-10+aileron+plans that discusses a similar issue and apparently...
Forum: RV-10 11-17-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By 1001001
I would be interested in seeing this too. If you...

I would be interested in seeing this too. If you can send the pictures to me, I can host them on my web server and link them here if you wish.
Forum: Primers 11-17-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,444
Posted By 1001001
Update?

I have been using little numbered tags that I made to identify parts during the coating process. Occasionally they will come loose in handling (and I only have so many of these) and I'd like to try...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-17-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By 1001001
It seems to work all right for me so far. I...

It seems to work all right for me so far. I upgraded to a GDL393D after I experienced a gyro failure in IMC--it made me really appreciate the need for a backup. I have it set up to provide position...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-16-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By 1001001
I received a pair for Christmas a few years ago...

I received a pair for Christmas a few years ago that worked great on capacitive touch screens like most modern smartphones and tablets. They had fine silver threads woven in. They worked fine until...
Forum: RV-10 11-12-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By 1001001
Thanks for the replies folks! I think it looks...

Thanks for the replies folks! I think it looks like I have the old style ailerons and will follow those instructions.
Forum: RV-10 11-12-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By 1001001
Sorry I should have been more clear...there are...

Sorry I should have been more clear...there are no missed page numbers in either of my plans sets, but the electronic plans omit the first two pages that are in the paper plans, which deal with...
Forum: RV-10 11-11-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By 1001001
Yes I believe so. I am not in the shop anymore...

Yes I believe so. I am not in the shop anymore but I am pretty sure it said RV-10.
Forum: RV-10 11-11-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By 1001001
RV-10 Aileron Plans CD vs Paper mismatch

I started on the aileron section today (21), and as I was making my way through the plans, I noticed on page 21-03 it calls for the builder to "Dimple the 0.098 [2.5mm] holes in the main ribs. ...
Forum: ADS-B 11-11-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,510
Posted By 1001001
Hey, we are all homebuilders...

Hey, we are all homebuilders here...

https://makezine.com/2011/03/24/diy-scanning-electron-microscope-2/
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-07-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By 1001001
Do you have a starter? You could crank the...

Do you have a starter? You could crank the engine over with the starter to build oil pressure and fill the galleries, etc.


Otherwise, why not just fill it to the top? I'm doing that with my 540...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-07-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,598
Posted By 1001001
Now that is a happy story!

Now that is a happy story!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-26-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,826
Posted By 1001001
An interesting article on CAN bus...

An interesting article on CAN bus vulnerabilities: http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/connected-car-hack/

Maybe not something to be immediately concerned about, but it pays...
Forum: RV-14 09-24-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Posted By 1001001
I can't help you with the specifics of the RV-14...

I can't help you with the specifics of the RV-14 process, but as I was incorporating the SB into my RV-10 on the initial build, I basically considered what parts the SB was replacing, and worked out...
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 09-24-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,767
Posted By 1001001
I have wondered in the past why, in this...

I have wondered in the past why, in this situation, they don't convert the VOR to a five-letter RNAV waypoint. Some have been done this way, for instance, when the Tyrone VORTAC (TON) was...
Forum: Safety 09-24-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,219
Posted By 1001001
One could take away two different conclusions...

One could take away two different conclusions from this...probably among others.

1. The issue, having been known for decades, and resulting in few damaging or injurious incidents*, is mitigated...
Forum: Safety 09-24-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,219
Posted By 1001001
In my case, I have flown the Warrior frequently...

In my case, I have flown the Warrior frequently since 2013, but under previous owners, it had sat for long periods of time unused. The engine/carb had about 520 hrs since major overhaul at the time...
Forum: Safety 09-23-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,219
Posted By 1001001
Thanks. I hadn't done a search on this failure...

Thanks. I hadn't done a search on this failure mode, because I sort of half figured that if it were common, it would have been recognized and fixed, maybe decades ago...

Too bad that the...
Forum: Safety 09-23-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,219
Posted By 1001001
Carburetor Failure MA-4SPA

Not in an RV but...

In the interest of safety I want to let you know I had a carburetor failure on my Warrior the other day. It is a Marvel Schebler MA-4SPA. Not sure, but this might be a standard...
Forum: RV-10 09-11-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,340
Posted By 1001001
You'd need to have a duct going outside the...

You'd need to have a duct going outside the aircraft to vent the hot air, otherwise you'd just get a net temperature rise inside the cabin.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By 1001001
If you are concerned about the csink moving...

If you are concerned about the csink moving around, make a backing plate from a piece of thick aluminum or hardwood and clamp it in place. Match drill to the pilot size and then countersink. Reuse...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,451
Posted By 1001001
I have family who are stuck in Key West. Live on...

I have family who are stuck in Key West. Live on Stock Island, and are taking refuge at KW High School this weekend. One of my relatives decided to go to his wife (in Wyoming) and it took him over...
Forum: Texas (North) 09-08-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,458
Posted By 1001001
Is that really necessary? That runway is really...

Is that really necessary? That runway is really never going to be near salt water, and I don't imagine you're going for resale value.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-05-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By 1001001
The plans for the -10 specifically mention this...

The plans for the -10 specifically mention this warping, and discuss flattening the parts before putting the brackets together. I used my granite plate and a dead blow hammer to gently straighten...
Forum: RV-10 09-05-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,536
Posted By 1001001
That's good news. Although I may still install...

That's good news. Although I may still install in the lower panel because there's a "divot" there that probably happened when I moved the tail cone from it's original home to mine a couple of years...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-05-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By 1001001
I actually removed the rivets and reinstalled...

I actually removed the rivets and reinstalled them twice, with the same binding. I thought it must be the bearing, but I was able to make it go away almost completely by adjusting the bracket as I...
Forum: RV-10 09-05-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,536
Posted By 1001001
Has anyone mounted theirs in the "middle" bay...

Has anyone mounted theirs in the "middle" bay vertically? The panel between the top two rows of rivets on the tail cone has holes for the static ports, so I was going to mount the NACA vents in the...
Forum: Builder Website Links 09-05-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,150
Posted By 1001001
I've been doing time lapse videos of almost all...

I've been doing time lapse videos of almost all of my work to document the build process, but I was getting a little bored with the normal stuff, camera in one place, with me hunched over the work or...
Forum: Autopilots 09-05-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By 1001001
I don't want to get in a semantic argument, but...

I don't want to get in a semantic argument, but it is most certainly a risk, and that's why one does a validation and test flight. If it wasn't cause for concern, why would anyone check it out...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-04-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By 1001001
Heavy aluminum foil adhesive duct tape works for...

Heavy aluminum foil adhesive duct tape works for this. Tape over the side of the cooler exposed to ram pressure. Leave a small opening 1/4" to 1/2" inch and make a test flight. Adjust the coverage...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,273
Posted By 1001001
The examples you list below drive me absolutely...

The examples you list below drive me absolutely buggy as well. My Mom was an English teacher and I strive for precision and correctness in my writing. However, I have become largely inured to the...
Forum: Autopilots 09-04-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By 1001001
I didn't say it was preposterous--only that it...

I didn't say it was preposterous--only that it represents a risk that needs to be mitigated.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-04-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By 1001001
I had this happen on my -10, and I checked the...

I had this happen on my -10, and I checked the bearing movement thoroughly by clamping before riveting. Fine before riveting, stiff (on one bracket) after riveting. I figure the process of riveting...
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By 1001001
Sun Bike Shortcut

I have a Sun Bike Shortcut: http://www.sun.bike/sunbicycles/bikes/shortcut-bike/ that fits well in my Warrior II. I believe it should fit through the baggage door of the RV-10. At least I hope so,...
Forum: RV-10 09-02-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,833
Posted By 1001001
Fredrik, I really like your overhead panel idea....

Fredrik,

I really like your overhead panel idea. It seems like it would be well insulated. Two questions: How fire resistant is the foam that you used, and do you have an idea of how much it...
Forum: RV-12 09-02-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,990
Posted By 1001001
I can confirm that the 1/4" one will not pull the...

I can confirm that the 1/4" one will not pull the smaller rivets--I'll need to make new nose pieces for the one I bought without thinking. Thankfully I don't have many pull rivets to set...

Edited...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-02-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,313
Posted By 1001001
Thanks very much! I used an Arduino a few...

Thanks very much!

I used an Arduino a few years ago to semi-automate a small (10-gal) brewery. I started off with it doing temperature control for the mash. there was a PID controller library...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-01-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,313
Posted By 1001001
leok, I'm planning on using an Arduino for...

leok,

I'm planning on using an Arduino for climate control and lighting as well. Do you intend to share your code for the Arduino climate control system? I'd be interested. I was thinking about...
Forum: Autopilots 09-01-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By 1001001
Wow, that could be scary--a software selectable...

Wow, that could be scary--a software selectable servo direction. What if a software update were to reset the default to the opposite selected for the airplane? I would make sure to verify proper...
Forum: RV-10 09-01-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,833
Posted By 1001001
Congratulations! Your airplane looks great! I'm...

Congratulations! Your airplane looks great! I'm hoping when my RV-10 is finished, that I might try flying it to Europe. Maybe I'll head up to Sweden, where my family originates, and see...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-01-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,532
Posted By 1001001
The repeated loud clicking sounds like a starter...

The repeated loud clicking sounds like a starter solenoid that isn't getting enough voltage to fully extend. This is a common symptom of low voltage at the starter. Could be a battery problem, or a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,273
Posted By 1001001
It's the improper use of a *technical* term that...

It's the improper use of a *technical* term that gets us upset.
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,206
Posted By 1001001
Maybe just assemble the whole airframe with...

Maybe just assemble the whole airframe with Proseal, and install some additional solid bulkhead ribs to allow for watertight compartments?;)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-29-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 986
Posted By 1001001
Nice! I like going for sunrise and sunset...

Nice! I like going for sunrise and sunset pictures like this. There's a lake near here that is quite photogenic, like your river.

Beautiful memory of the late summer.
Forum: RV-10 08-24-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,288
Posted By 1001001
This brings up a good question: was the...

This brings up a good question: was the vibration experienced a constant frequency with amplitude varying with engine or airspeed, or was the frequency varying at relatively constant amplitude?

Or...
Forum: RV-10 08-24-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,288
Posted By 1001001
Is it possible that an unsecured injector fuel...

Is it possible that an unsecured injector fuel tube or other component could be vibrating and causing a pulsation in fuel flow to one or more cylinders?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,542
Posted By 1001001
Glad you posted this. I was getting close to...

Glad you posted this. I was getting close to sending a message about it! I remember when I came out to look at your airplane and we talked about it, but I was drinking from a firehose and forgot so...
Forum: RV-10 08-21-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By 1001001
If you want to see one under construction and...

If you want to see one under construction and talk about the process from a relatively new builder's standpoint, you're welcome to come to my shop. I'm up in the Beaver Falls area, very near KBVI,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,877
Posted By 1001001
Definitely a good question. My take on it is...

Definitely a good question.

My take on it is that there are several benefits you'll get with an RV-10 over and above a certificated airplane. Not even considering the satisfaction of building it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By 1001001
Well if it represents a written standardization...

Well if it represents a written standardization that is a good thing in my opinion. I wonder if this is in response to any specific situations. We have all read posts here and elsewhere about scary...
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-18-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By 1001001
I had the same question when I read that. Had...

I had the same question when I read that. Had not heard of them before.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By 1001001
What is the "requisite skill?" Kissing up to the...

What is the "requisite skill?" Kissing up to the certificating authority?

On a serious note, where are these skills defined, what are the criteria by which they are judged, who has the authority to...
Forum: RV-10 08-14-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,773
Posted By 1001001
Congratulations to you! It must be a wonderful...

Congratulations to you! It must be a wonderful feeling.
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