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Forum: Glass Cockpit Today, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By 219PB
I called about mine and got put on their list. ...

I called about mine and got put on their list. Still have not heard from them.
Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By 219PB
I hear you. I did it this way because of Van's...

I hear you. I did it this way because of Van's heater layout. Wanted to use as many of the factory options as possible. Makes for a clean installation. I realize that this is the hottest spot in a...
Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By 219PB
Dan, Those are steel fittings. The hole is for...

Dan,

Those are steel fittings. The hole is for the nose gear bolt. I have SS plug that will be sealed in.
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By 219PB
I also mounted mine in the cabin, on the floor. ...

I also mounted mine in the cabin, on the floor. I plan to build a cover for them as well.

Mine in not flying yet. Few more months to go. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,259
Posted By 219PB
What about making a bracket to hold a piece of...

What about making a bracket to hold a piece of thin safety wire taught, then working it behind the plate? I Prosealed mine on with a 1/16" gap and that was how I would plan to remove if and whenever...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-01-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By 219PB
I thought that I have done a pretty good job at...

I thought that I have done a pretty good job at the placards on my build. In this post I saw canopy handle. I have a slider and I was wondering how others addressed this. Do not recall ever seeing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,147
Posted By 219PB
Am I the only one that cannot see the pictures?

Am I the only one that cannot see the pictures?
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-07-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,225
Posted By 219PB
I agree with a previous post. I would not make...

I agree with a previous post. I would not make the first flight until I fully understood the discrepancy. The downside is too great.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-24-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By 219PB
I think that he is referring to cycling the...

I think that he is referring to cycling the master relay. The VPX and EI are most likely fed through it. The VPX does not have its own relay or breaker as it is fed directly from the master relay.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By 219PB
I know that there has been a lot of discussion...

I know that there has been a lot of discussion around this topic on this forum. How do we explain Van's stock fuel vent routing? Major loop seal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By 219PB
Dick Koehler's article was recommending DAP...

Dick Koehler's article was recommending DAP Alexultra230
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-18-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,010
Posted By 219PB
If you determine that your drill if faulty, Pan...

If you determine that your drill if faulty, Pan American will rebuild it for free. They did for me last year. Very quick turn around.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-19-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,612
Posted By 219PB
I missed that sale. What was their Black Friday...

I missed that sale. What was their Black Friday pricing?
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-13-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By 219PB
I rounded the edges of mine for aerodynamic...

I rounded the edges of mine for aerodynamic reasons and to keep the edges from chipping. You can look at the canopy section of my website link below.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-04-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By 219PB
When I first got started I ordered a large lot of...

When I first got started I ordered a large lot of wire from http://www.worldwidewire.com/. Best prices. Best of all their wire came on spools, not rolled up in a bag. This makes it easy to mount...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-30-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,132
Posted By 219PB
The lower cowl should not require the removal of...

The lower cowl should not require the removal of the propeller. I have removed several cowls from RV's and that was never the case.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-14-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,183
Posted By 219PB
Adding a rivet will not increase the strength. ...

Adding a rivet will not increase the strength. Only the weight, although miniscule. I am guilty of putting a rivet in a hole so that it does not look like a mistake.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,312
Posted By 219PB
For the past two years that I have been spending...

For the past two years that I have been spending in the shop, my wife is always saying "Going to spend the evening with your mistress?"

"The Mistress" will be across the cowling of my 6A.
Forum: Painting your RV 11-14-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,034
Posted By 219PB
Top Gun Aircraft painted my friends RV-7A. He is...

Top Gun Aircraft painted my friends RV-7A. He is located at the Mason County airport. Did a real nice job. His contact number is 432-210-9766. I am going to get him to quote my aircraft next year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,288
Posted By 219PB
Excellent. Hopefully 24960 will be following in...

Excellent. Hopefully 24960 will be following in 6 months.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By 219PB
Thanks to both of you for clarifying.

Thanks to both of you for clarifying.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By 219PB
Proper heater hose

Just a quick question. Is the black hose that came with the Van's kit OK to use for the heater hose? Seems like I have only seen the orange type of hose used on other aircraft. I previously used...
Forum: RV-14 10-06-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By 219PB
I mounted mine is such a way that it gives some...

I mounted mine is such a way that it gives some rigidity to the subpanel. This support was needed for the throttle and propeller controls. Also by removing two bolts the unit will be able to swing...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-06-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,294
Posted By 219PB
Sorry for the delay in response. I have...

Sorry for the delay in response. I have installed dual batteries and alternators.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,087
Posted By 219PB
Whenever I have an oil spill on the concrete, I...

Whenever I have an oil spill on the concrete, I wipe up all excess with paper towels and then put Gojo down liberally and then take a stiff bristle brush and scrub. Rinse with water. Always does a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By 219PB
Air filter box question

I am installing my air box and if you notice the side view of the picture, the fiberglass part slopes up to the intake side. The filter is installed and the aluminum part is setting on the filter...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,803
Posted By 219PB
That worked great. Good thinking out of the box....

That worked great. Good thinking out of the box. Thanks!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,803
Posted By 219PB
I have a different issue that I am wondering if...

I have a different issue that I am wondering if anyone else has seen. Periodically I "print" a pdf copy using the option on Kitlog. Then I make a backup of my database.

Since my last successful...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By 219PB
My EFII kit came with black tubing that looks...

My EFII kit came with black tubing that looks like automotive fuel lines.
Forum: Texas (South) 09-25-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By 219PB
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-04-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By 219PB
I did mine with the tanks on but in hindsight if...

I did mine with the tanks on but in hindsight if the tanks are already off leave them off. This allows you to stand right by the spar and guide it in. The tanks can then be installed and fit the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-31-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By 219PB
Sika and no rivets.

Sika and no rivets.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-29-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,059
Posted By 219PB
I went with the Supertracks options to avoid the...

I went with the Supertracks options to avoid the possibility of the wind catching the slider "tipped up". That was one of the reasons I went with the slider to begin with.
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-14-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,695
Posted By 219PB
I would ask Vans. If they allowed a shim that...

I would ask Vans. If they allowed a shim that would be an easy fix. But I suspect that they would not due to the bending stresses in that joint. It should be in pure tension under load.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,634
Posted By 219PB
I feel that I have a "newer" 6 with a s/n of...

I feel that I have a "newer" 6 with a s/n of 24960. Hope to be flying late this year or the first of 2018.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-13-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By 219PB
That is what I did.

That is what I did.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-13-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,317
Posted By 219PB
Ivan, I bonded fiberglass/carbon fiber all the...

Ivan,

I bonded fiberglass/carbon fiber all the way around. I am not flying yet but I am very pleased with how it turned out. Check out the canopy section of my Kitlog website.

Paul
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By 219PB
Thanks for the reply. On to cutting the cowl.

Thanks for the reply. On to cutting the cowl.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By 219PB
Spacer for Hartzell propeller

I am installing my cowl and I do not have my Hartzell propeller purchased yet. Vans instruction states to make a 2 1/4" spacer to take the place of the propeller while fitting the cowling.

The...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-07-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,432
Posted By 219PB
Glareshield trim pictures

I installed the glareshield trim and took some...
Forum: Northeast 07-05-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By 219PB
I recommend the boat tour that goes around...

I recommend the boat tour that goes around Manhattan. You get to see a whole lot real fast with a commentator telling you all about the sights. I had been to Manhattan several times before taking...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-22-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,432
Posted By 219PB
One thing about the installation. Classic Aero...

One thing about the installation. Classic Aero supplied a template that I laid on the top skin. I traced the line, trimmed back the skin in a couple of places, drilled the holes, and the glare...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-22-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,432
Posted By 219PB
I purchased it on mine. Had to perform some...

I purchased it on mine. Had to perform some minor trimming but was very pleased with the outcome. I hate to say it but I forgot to take any pictures. The top skin was cleocoed in place and the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-11-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By 219PB
I took some pictures of my latch. I bent the end...

I took some pictures of my latch. I bent the end slightly and chamfered the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By 219PB
Just a thought, do you have too much resin in...

Just a thought, do you have too much resin in your glass? My experience is that if I roll out the excess resin and do one layup at a time, my plys will not move. I sandwich my resin loaded...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-08-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By 219PB
I bent mine a little as well. I wanted the latch...

I bent mine a little as well. I wanted the latch to be perpendicular to the pin.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By 219PB
Thanks for all of your input. I will put it on...

Thanks for all of your input. I will put it on the firewall side up high with all of the lines sloping down to the throttle body with no drip legs. I am trying to minimize my firewall penetrations.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By 219PB
MAP sensor location

I have a question. My EFII kit states to mount the MAP sensors (2) behind the firewall. My Dynon MAP sensor is the same sensor and they state that it can be mounted firewall forward. How many have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By 219PB
I installed the Supertracks and the Almost 14 mod...

I installed the Supertracks and the Almost 14 mod in my 6A. They worked fine together.
Forum: Reviews 05-23-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,879
Posted By 219PB
Just started installing the one that I received...

Just started installing the one that I received from Stein. Very pleased. :)

http://www.kitlog.com/photos/project_2399/full/FP22052017A0000V.jpg
Forum: RV-12 05-17-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By 219PB
I filled out the form on Dynon's website but have...

I filled out the form on Dynon's website but have not had any correspondence from them. I just figured that I was on a backlog. Did anyone else get a response after filling the form out on the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-12-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,559
Posted By 219PB
I filled out the form on Dynon's site to upgrade...

I filled out the form on Dynon's site to upgrade my ADSB unit. I have not heard any feedback. There is no rush but I am curious if my documentation is in the right queue. Is this typical?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-12-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By 219PB
I installed the second B&C alternator, 30 amps. ...

I installed the second B&C alternator, 30 amps. I also have a second EarthX battery.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-08-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,490
Posted By 219PB
I am installing the EFII system and I hardpiped...

I am installing the EFII system and I hardpiped the line that went from the fuel regulator to the bulkhead fitting. I used aluminum and firesleeved it. My bulkhead fitting for the supply and return...
Forum: GPS 04-24-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 971
Posted By 219PB
Use a latex paint. It has no additives that...

Use a latex paint. It has no additives that would cause interference with the GPS signal.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-19-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,782
Posted By 219PB
I just mounted mine in the standard position on...

I just mounted mine in the standard position on the firewall. I have found that the further I deviate from the plans the time required goes up exponentially. I am enjoying the build but I am...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-19-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By 219PB
I do not have the exact weights. The bag they...

I do not have the exact weights. The bag they came in is gone. Out of the two fiberglass fabrics that I was using it is he lighter one. Very silky and smooth unlike the heavy one that I have. I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-18-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By 219PB
I used one layer of fiberglass and two layers of...

I used one layer of fiberglass and two layers of carbon fiber. I did the right half and the left half separately. This was for ease of installation and to accommodate the C-679 slide rail seal that...
Forum: Reviews 04-04-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,794
Posted By 219PB
Thanks, I have a 6 slider and I have purchased...

Thanks, I have a 6 slider and I have purchased the Almost 14 mod. Just haven't pulled the trigger to install it fearing issues. Now I will go ahead and start deconstruction.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,844
Posted By 219PB
Valuable tool

I lurked on this site for some time before starting my project. Many, many times the searches and responses from the members helped me out when I had questions or was on the fence about an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By 219PB
Smells like a bad link to me.

Smells like a bad link to me.
Forum: Propellers 03-13-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,144
Posted By 219PB
What is the "safety locking feature"? The Heim...

What is the "safety locking feature"? The Heim joints that I have seen have a larger washer on the outside in case the bearing fails and a jam nut on the threads to prevent it from unscrewing. Is...
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