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Forum: My RV Build Project Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Had to belt sand both sides and resand to get to...

Had to belt sand both sides and resand to get to proper size.

Will start the Sika in a day, woo hoo.
Forum: My RV Build Project Yesterday, 07:28 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,913
Posted By kentlik
Cramped?! LOL. That looks pretty sweet! I am...

Cramped?! LOL. That looks pretty sweet! I am sure your project will progress rapidly from here on out, the results are so rewarding in magnitude so to speak.
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-18-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 27,974
Posted By kentlik
Nice work going on here! I wish I had started my...

Nice work going on here! I wish I had started my build at a much younger age as you have.
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-17-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Finally got the canopy trimmed to final size! I...

Finally got the canopy trimmed to final size! I think...

Just to 320...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-17-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,913
Posted By kentlik
Nice! I have heard tell these can be a pain,...

Nice! I have heard tell these can be a pain, what was your experience?
Mine was bent a little at the rear left side and built a jig to straighten it.

Solve for "X"...always loved math, not too...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-16-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Doing my best and steady as fast as possible,...

Doing my best and steady as fast as possible, thank you!

I was a Dolphins fan for years and have pretty much stuck to college ball
for the last 20 years.
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-15-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Done with skirts forward

Got these hammered out save for a bit of fitting which I will do after I get the
anchor blocks done.

The slider is slightly open in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,669
Posted By kentlik
Like this post

Like this post
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-14-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
skirts

Figuring out the side skirts. I am determined to use aluminum

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1733/42757310382_63004d418d_b.jpg

This side went pretty well, need to trim where the skirt is even with...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-12-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,913
Posted By kentlik
All that priming looks good. If you are into...

All that priming looks good. If you are into that sort of thing...lol
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-08-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,894
Posted By kentlik
Heartbreaking report on the medical so sorry to...

Heartbreaking report on the medical so sorry to hear that.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 06-06-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,269
Posted By kentlik
Hippies...they're everwhere...:eek:

Hippies...they're everwhere...:eek:
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-06-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By kentlik
I just need the mount, and the fork if it is the...

I just need the mount, and the fork if it is the new style fork.

I can message you from now on or email.

Where is it located?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-05-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By kentlik
WTB: -7A motor mount

The mount I have is unrepairable. I need a good airworthy mount and hope
there is one out there for less than a brand new one.

Thank you!
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-05-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,220
Posted By kentlik
Why? Say it ain't so!

Why? Say it ain't so!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-05-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,664
Posted By kentlik
That is a great buy! Straighten that out in a...

That is a great buy! Straighten that out in a jiffy!
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-04-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
skirt parts

I have a gig starting tomorrow so might be the last post for a little while, and not much of one at that.

Need to cut canopy sides about...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-30-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,913
Posted By kentlik
That is right school will be out for summer!

That is right school will be out for summer!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,711
Posted By kentlik
Thank you, Kyle, for the input! I have bose now...

Thank you, Kyle, for the input! I have bose now and they work well. It is a set I got from the former, now retired, commander of the Oregon Air national guard. He went to fly for Alaska and bought...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,716
Posted By kentlik
Most excellent!

Most excellent!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,711
Posted By kentlik
I am a little slow on the uptake...does this mean...

I am a little slow on the uptake...does this mean you do not like lightspeed ZULU? Who is Phil and what does he make? QT and/or Halo? I am looking for a new headset and appreciate the input.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-29-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,913
Posted By kentlik
Hows the hand? The one that was stung by a...

Hows the hand? The one that was stung by a bee?

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/877/27570027677_d1beb6a728_m.jpg
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-29-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Thanks Jeremy! It wasn't all that bad, but I was...

Thanks Jeremy! It wasn't all that bad, but I was on a bit of caffeine.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-28-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,734
Posted By kentlik
Stellar! Unbelievable trip!

Stellar! Unbelievable trip!
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-28-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Thank you, Don! Anticipation is half the fun. I...

Thank you, Don! Anticipation is half the fun. I feel like I made a big leap with this done.

Want to get this on and move to the wings...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-27-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
seperated

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/886/27528869867_a624e63aba_c.jpg

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1733/27528870137_2d686f7205_c.jpg

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1730/41497031365_6e8e4a9642_c.jpg

htt...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-27-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Magnum Cut

Here we go! Magnum cut forthcoming

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1736/27524833777_742b48c809_c.jpg

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1728/41492709285_d42061fe35_c.jpg

The temperature just about...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-26-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Separating the canopy

So far so good

marking jig

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1756/27499459877_f4693f379c_c.jpg

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1732/27499459907_06a62ae3b4_c.jpg

Marked
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-25-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,945
Posted By kentlik
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-24-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Don, I can see going with a wet sand of 400 for...

Don, I can see going with a wet sand of 400 for final. I know I will.

Why didn't you just flame polish it! Sheesh..haha

I have another cut to get the final on the rear and figuring the side...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-24-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
cut rear canopy

Got the initial cut done on the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-23-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Sika. It seems to be a better solution all...

Sika. It seems to be a better solution all around Blain. :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-21-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Belt sand with 180, worked well, then random...

Belt sand with 180, worked well, then random orbit hand sander with 220, 320. After I get the final cuts done I will go to 400, no more than that.

Frankly, 320 is probably sufficient but the plans...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-21-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,913
Posted By kentlik
DUDE! That is a lot of emory cloth! I guess I...

DUDE! That is a lot of emory cloth! I guess I didn't do as good a job LOL. Scotch Brite wheel and an angle grinder with Scotch Brite little wheels and a file was my route...hope that was...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-21-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Might get warm enough today

Taped off and ready to cut preliminary to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,312
Posted By kentlik
Described my process to a "T"! Now I do have a...

Described my process to a "T"! Now I do have a rebuild going on so it makes sense, but this is not a bad approach. Only got bit a couple times in the process.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-18-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
couple pic's

Did a bit of figuring on initial...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-16-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,913
Posted By kentlik
Carne! I think for me 706 was the most fun. ...

Carne!
I think for me 706 was the most fun. Really starting to give it form, and function. I just got a series to do so I am going to be out for some time, so carry on brother builder!

Sorry for...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-14-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
I wasn't! I have been milking this thing...

I wasn't! I have been milking this thing along...a bit here, leave it, come back later or a day or two, look at it. Yep, it's still there! lol.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-14-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Drilled the latch hole

So, I snuck into the garage and drilled the latch hole. Was a bit nerve-racking, but I managed to do it without trouble. I will go with Sika.

Also, I found that my diligently, I thought, placed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,104
Posted By kentlik
Having taken my first checkride less than a year...

Having taken my first checkride less than a year ago I can say, Mary Schue(DPE), turned off the aircraft GPS right when she and I took to the air. Allowed no tablet device or GPS for the diversion...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-07-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Canopy

I got serious about the canopy finally after several days if not weeks.
In Oregon when the sun comes out you better be quick! Got up to
70 plus, but not...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-07-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
I didn't realize how HUGE the passages were in...

I didn't realize how HUGE the passages were in the originals until I made my own. ...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-07-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
I am still working out the canopy frame. I feel...

I am still working out the canopy frame. I feel it needs to be just about spot on to make the following work ordinal or measurable. SO...back to tweaking the frame.
I found that my right side leg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-06-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
skirts

I have been futzing around with the skirts today a little. I have a flair at the back I need to work out. I think I can redrill the extra set of blocks the canopy frame goes into.
I was using the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-04-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Right on Lars! I think that is what I will do! ...

Right on Lars! I think that is what I will do! I need to cut back the glass shown a bit as it is free from the windscreen as well. Not all the way down but far enough to be a problem...Sika...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-04-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Thanks for the info! This is part of the fuse...

Thanks for the info! This is part of the fuse that I am working with previous builders holes. The tubing is held by a #8 screw outside of the fairing.
Seems to work ok. I also found that the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-04-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Rudder fairings

I didn't get the huevos to cut the canopy again, it was too cold :rolleyes:, so I worked on the rudder farings. Not sure this is how you do it, but another builder used screws and it sounded like a...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-03-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
minor update

So the weather has been far too cold to cut acrylic. I have since moved to skirting work:

Here are the side skirts:
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/830/40062879110_559155d11f_c.jpg

Put in the last...
Forum: RV-14 05-01-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,467
Posted By kentlik
Here is Mike Bullocks version of the cabin...

Here is Mike Bullocks version of the cabin interior pin setup:

http://www.rvplane.com/?categoryid=6&dayid=710
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-28-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Super ambitious Jereme! Awesome! Not looking...

Super ambitious Jereme! Awesome!

Not looking forward to moving ahead on the canopy. Actually trying to find anything else to do right now, haha. Bucked some rivets, looked up cost and part...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-27-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Roger that Pitts! I have another larger table...

Roger that Pitts!
I have another larger table top to do the cutting on. I realized I needed at least 4' wide and 6' long, so I bought a sheet of 3/4" ply and cut it to size just for the canopy...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-27-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,913
Posted By kentlik
Jereme is a sheet metal "Yogi" or "Guru" as they...

Jereme is a sheet metal "Yogi" or "Guru" as they are sometimes called...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/968/40846706995_09e336c91f_b.jpg
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-27-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Reserved my N number this morning. 503KL area...

Reserved my N number this morning.
503KL
area code and initials
I like how ATC says "3" as "tree".
Considering I live in Oregon, "Tree" is appropriate.
Forum: RV-14 04-27-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,267
Posted By kentlik
R, in the 80's we called those "glass pac's" or...

R, in the 80's we called those "glass pac's" or cherry bomb's lol

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/948/40837288725_8378598c09_m.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By kentlik
I have it in most of my stunt matts. It is...

I have it in most of my stunt matts. It is denser, not sure of the density, but generally measured in pounds per square inch I believe. Compression pounds? I use 18lb for stunt guys, or denser,...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-26-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Plexi trimming

Geting ready to trim off some of the canopy. My older son took off with my car and didn't get back until almost too late to cut this as the temp is dropping outside...he is gone again with his...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-25-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
So this is he...

So this is he result:

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/829/26840910577_b62de5a84d_c.jpg


https://farm1.staticflickr.com/946/41708489511_1fa089de0a_c.jpg
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-25-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
Haha! I have really poured over so many blogs...

Haha! I have really poured over so many blogs and build sites...just now marked the center line with some tech12 from one of my rigging bags. Fancy cordage.
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-25-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 21,913
Posted By kentlik
This is a fun part Jeremy. I liked the fact it...

This is a fun part Jeremy. I liked the fact it was easy to handle on the table, flat!
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-25-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 67,633
Posted By kentlik
plexi

So I got this out of the storage unit today.
I need more room...Not sure what and where to move what is in the way, but I will figure that out tonight. Most of the stuff laying around in here has a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-25-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,363
Posted By kentlik
Hey Katie! Not gonna make it to OSH, but good...

Hey Katie! Not gonna make it to OSH, but good luck all the same!
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