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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-13-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Bernie RV7
Thanks for the replies...

Thanks for the replies...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-13-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Bernie RV7
ICOM A210 repair

I have an ICOM ic A210 which needs repair. Can anyone recommend a repair shop I can send it to. I visit LAX regularly so I can send it off from there.
Cheers Bernie
Melbourne
Australia
Forum: Safety 04-24-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,458
Posted By Bernie RV7
I use p/n STD 1763 palnuts to lock the plain nuts...

I use p/n STD 1763 palnuts to lock the plain nuts as per the Lycoming O-360 parts manual.. Got mine from Spruce. Hope that helps
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-01-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,051
Posted By Bernie RV7
Thanks for all the information. I spoke to the...

Thanks for all the information.
I spoke to the Builder of my 6 and he says he had to drill the legs during the build and they were aligned when new but went out of alignment over the last 15...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-11-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,051
Posted By Bernie RV7
Bent legs and Tire wear

I have seriously bad inside tire wear on both sides of my recently purchased RV6..
Lots of toe out... also suspect bent legs as the left wing tip is about 3'' lower than the right. There is no...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-05-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By Bernie RV7
Thanks Paul I was assuming that the static system...

Thanks Paul
I was assuming that the static system was ok because the discrepancy is between my new Gemini AP airspeed and my original ASI and both use the same static system.... but I will check the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-04-2016, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By Bernie RV7
Can this RV-6 ASI be recalibrated ?

https://www.dropbox.com/s/a72niddt76sv1nq/rv6ASI.jpeg?dl=0

I believe my ASI is over reading by about 8kt, is this model able to be recalibrated or do I get another one.
Cheers Bernie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 98,447
Posted By Bernie RV7
New SB issued 6 May (SB16-03-28)

Cracking of wing aft spar web at the inboard aileron hinge bracket attach rivets

http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/sb16-03-28.pdf
Forum: Autopilots 02-19-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,923
Posted By Bernie RV7
One more question, I will need to replace either...

One more question, I will need to replace either the turn coordinator or the DG with the Gemini AP.
Is the a Gemini slip/ skid ball a suitable replacement for the ball in my turn coordinator?
Forum: Autopilots 02-19-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,923
Posted By Bernie RV7
Thanks for all of your comments, I'll be placing...

Thanks for all of your comments, I'll be placing an order soon.

Cheers Bernie
Forum: Autopilots 02-18-2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,923
Posted By Bernie RV7
Trutrak Gemini AP

Hi I'm looking at upgrading to a Trutrak Gemini AP. I would be interested in hearing reports from those people who have installed one.
Cheers Bernie
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-23-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 96,429
Posted By Bernie RV7
Hello Brian can you please send me a copy...

Hello Brian can you please send me a copy rvee@me.com

cheers Bernie
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-22-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 24,267
Posted By Bernie RV7
Rolling Fuselage plans

Hi Lars

can you please forward me a set of plans as well

arvee7@gmail "dot" com

cheers and Merry Christmas
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-19-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,170
Posted By Bernie RV7
crutch strap brackets

I'm building the fuselage centre section and want to install the crutch strap brackets, are they part of the fuselage kit or are they a separate order as I can't find them?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,564
Posted By Bernie RV7
Hi Mark will you be making an RV7 with a Slider...

Hi Mark

will you be making an RV7 with a Slider canopy stickers soon ?
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-27-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,419
Posted By Bernie RV7
OK Guys ...............I'm Licked............. we...

OK Guys ...............I'm Licked............. we can close it now .... Thanks for your input.... Cheers Bernie
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-25-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,419
Posted By Bernie RV7
Heres what I did after all your suggestions .......

Heres what I did after all your suggestions .... Soap and water then high pressure wash and dry with shop air a couple of times and then WD40

TKS
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-22-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,419
Posted By Bernie RV7
I'm more concerned about moisture remaining in...

I'm more concerned about moisture remaining in between the webs after I wash it out particularly where there are rivets, and I'm sure there is salt added to ice cream.

Chocolate :)
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-22-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,419
Posted By Bernie RV7
Ice cream in between spar webs and caps

My RH spar was lying on my work bench rear side up and an ice cream was accidentally placed on it which of course melted. I now have ice cream in-between the spar webs and caps ..... probably an area...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-22-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 646
Posted By Bernie RV7
Fwd wing to fuselage bolt lockwire

Where have you attached your lockwire at the forward wing attach brackets and the bolt ?
Forum: Tools 11-15-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 953
Posted By Bernie RV7
Desoutter Atom drill spares ? Repairs ?

I have a 1950's pneumatic Atom drill and need a new case for it. Does anyone know where parts might be available or a shop where they repair old Desoutter tools in Australia USA or UK ?

thanks...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,599
Posted By Bernie RV7
Cordless Drill for Countersinking

I'm going to buy a new cordless drill tomorrow specifically for countersinking..
the one I have in mind is a Bosch Lithium powered 10.8 volt 410 RPM and 25 NM Torque. Will it do the job or do I need...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-14-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,052
Posted By Bernie RV7
Thanks .... It makes sense cheers

Thanks .... It makes sense

cheers
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-14-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,052
Posted By Bernie RV7
Question Shop head which side ?

Dan, now you have me and a few hundred other builders wondering if we have the shop heads on the wrong side of our HS & VS spars ( thats all I have built so far). I was going by the Mil specs I found...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-16-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By Bernie RV7
http://websites.expercraft.com/berniesrv7/images/1...

http://websites.expercraft.com/berniesrv7/images/16986775246edaa2a1594e.jpg

thanks for the Quick replies, my next question is

(1) do I make the doubler for the flange long enough to pick up the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-16-2007, 03:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,477
Posted By Bernie RV7
Dimpled next to hole in VS rear spar

http://websites.expercraft.com/berniesrv7/images/29799864046ecefddb8a95.jpg

Today I managed to put a dimple where it didnt belong , next to the intended hole (finger trouble using my pneumatic...
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