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Forum: Tools 11-22-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By Bobo
Thanks again for all the great recommendations,...

Thanks again for all the great recommendations, especially the grinding stone for deburring the hole.
Of note, I ended finding a great source for Wire Gauge Size Drill Bits for plastics at...
Forum: Tools 11-15-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By Bobo
Thanks

Thanks for all the great replies on all the options!
Forum: Tools 11-14-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By Bobo
Plexiglass & Fiberglass Bits

Im working on the 14 landing light lens, wingtip lens and fiberglass wingtips. On page 17-09, Step 7 it states Match-drill #27 the screw holes in the W-00014 Lens with a plexi-bit. For the...
Forum: RV-14 10-12-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 112
Sticky: Plan "Gottchas"
Views: 60,877
Posted By Bobo
14 QB Wing J-Channel

For 14 QB Wing builders only. I tried to figure out how I was going to fabricate the J-Channel stiffener for the remaining bottom wing skin for the QB wing. Where Im at in chapter 20 only has...
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,990
Posted By Bobo
What is the best type of hydraulic fluid to use...

What is the best type of hydraulic fluid to use in these pneumatic pop rivet guns?
Forum: RV-14 08-29-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By Bobo
Got it, thanks! I'll be ordering those dimple...

Got it, thanks! I'll be ordering those dimple dies right away.
Forum: RV-14 08-29-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By Bobo
Dimple Size for #6 Screw?

On RV-14 plans page 17-04, step 9, 3rd sentence it reads "Dimple the screw hole in the access hatch and access hatch doubler for the head of a #6 screw."

What size dimple die do I use to fit the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,019
Posted By Bobo
It is possible and you WILL accomplish it in a...

It is possible and you WILL accomplish it in a reasonable amount of time. You will need help because I don't know anybody who ever built an airplane without assistance.

Thank you for volunteering to...
Forum: RV-14 07-28-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 26,412
Posted By Bobo
Date Corrections

Correction... The QB parts arrived at Van's 7 July and I got them 23 July. I wrote the original post after a flight through the night across the Atlantic covering 5 time zones and I was a little...
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 26,412
Posted By Bobo
http://halie.com/scale/20/ois.jpg I received my...

http://halie.com/scale/20/ois.jpg

I received my RV-14A QB fuselage & wings on 23 July using P&M Express via Partain. I checked the big parts over upon delivery and found them to be damage free and a...
Forum: RV-14 07-24-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,372
Posted By Bobo
I just got my QB Wings & Fuselage delivered on 23...

I just got my QB Wings & Fuselage delivered on 23 August by Partain via P&M Express. I chose Partain because there was no $950 crating charge, no need for a forklift to unload the crates on arrival...
Forum: RV-14 05-15-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,121
Posted By Bobo
One technique (among many I'm sure) to ensure a...

One technique (among many I'm sure) to ensure a straight trailing edge on control surfaces is to cleco a piece of angled aluminum (match drilled) to the trailing edge as the epoxy cures over several...
Forum: RV-14 05-05-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,962
Posted By Bobo
Tim, I would definitely be interested in RV-14...

Tim,
I would definitely be interested in RV-14 transition training with you. However I'm probably over a year away from being ready for that.

Of note, when I flew my -14 demo flight with Mitch Lock...
Forum: RV-14 04-02-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,514
Posted By Bobo
EAA Wing Stand

Take a look at plans published in EAA Sport Aviation magazine at the link...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,490
Posted By Bobo
Altitude-Induced DCS

If you plan to fly high (18K & above), having a good source of oxygen is not the only thing to to be aware of. Consider the slight possibility of Altitude-Induced DCS (Decompression Sickness). The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,956
Posted By Bobo
Why does your TOLD card example have a V1 & V2...

Why does your TOLD card example have a V1 & V2 when you are flying a -6A?
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-24-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,931
Posted By Bobo
Thanks Ron! The only time I have in any RV is the...

Thanks Ron! The only time I have in any RV is the demo ride in the 14 with Mitch Lock. I found the 14 to be one of the best handling aircraft I have flown. I thought I wanted a 14 before the demo...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-23-2016, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,931
Posted By Bobo
RV-14A Todd Rader #140359

I bought myself an early Christmas present today. The sale of my PA-32-300 closed this morning and the money was wired into my account. I wasted no time in contacting Van's and ordered my RV-14A QB...
Forum: Reviews 11-16-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,943
Posted By Bobo
My RV-14 Demo With Mitch Lock

I was fortunate to be able to meet with Mitch Lock this morning for a demo flight in the RV-14. The weather was a perfect 60 degree day, CAVU with light winds out of the west and I was psyched to...
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