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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,564
Posted By RV_7A
I bought this set and it is awesome. The bits...

I bought this set and it is awesome. The bits have worked very well in all...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,142
Posted By RV_7A
http://jeffsrv-7a.com/AEROGENIC/ARMREST/ARMREST.jp...

http://jeffsrv-7a.com/AEROGENIC/ARMREST/ARMREST.jpg

It has .063 angle on the aft edge for rigidity. This mod supports a great deal of pressure right where you tend to push.

-Jeff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,237
Posted By RV_7A
I'm still here guys. For all of you who waited...

I'm still here guys. For all of you who waited and waited and waited and are still waiting..... I Thank You for your patience. I'm about caught up and will be offering "build your own" kits as...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-14-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,907
Posted By RV_7A
If you are looking for good reference I would say...

If you are looking for good reference I would say mine is fairly good. I took a different path when it got to drilling the hinge holes based on other peoples encounters that didnt pan out so...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2008, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 890
Posted By RV_7A
Most have used the engine mount to match drill...

Most have used the engine mount to match drill the holes initially. This corrects any misalignment. If you didn't take this approach you may be out of luck at this point. It just depends on how...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-17-2007, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,461
Posted By RV_7A
May 1 million bugs splatter upon your windscreen...

May 1 million bugs splatter upon your windscreen and both gas caps become worn out. Congrats Jim! Cant wait for a ride!
;)
-Jeff
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-07-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,720
Posted By RV_7A
I did my homework during my R&D of my version of...

I did my homework during my R&D of my version of LED Navs. Its not as complicated as everyone tries to make it.
As a matter of fact its quiet simple. So put away all your manuals and documents and...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-07-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,720
Posted By RV_7A
Yep Cyan is the correct color range IMO. But.......

Yep Cyan is the correct color range IMO.
But.... you are rolling your own. ;)
-Jeff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,605
Posted By RV_7A
This is pretty close to what you are looking...

This is pretty close to what you are looking for....

-Jeff

http://www.jeffsrv-7a.com/COWLING/06-08-06.htm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,605
Posted By RV_7A
And MilSpec has done just that. RV Installation...

And MilSpec has done just that.

RV Installation Instructions (http://www.milspecproducts.com/RVLancInstr.pdf)

-Jeff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,207
Posted By RV_7A
The both the A555 and A500 only draw 2 amps on...

The both the A555 and A500 only draw 2 amps on the halogen bulb. So 22 awg should be fine.

Whelen Specs (http://whelen.com/aviation/catalog/Position%20Light%20Assemblies.pdf)

-Jeff
Forum: Texas (South) 11-29-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 867
Posted By RV_7A
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-26-2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,563
Posted By RV_7A
Fantastic Job!

Frank,

I hope you didnít take my post as if I were knocking your efforts and thinking you should have just bought them from me. No way man, I applaud you. I am just like you and love to tinker and...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-26-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,563
Posted By RV_7A
Nice job!!!

Frank, looks good man! But tell them how much time it took you so people dont think Im supporting my family on what I offer. Time = $$$

-Jeff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By RV_7A
I swapped all 3 a while...

I swapped all 3 a while back....

http://jeffsrv-7a.com/STUFF/rv-7a_52_web.jpg
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-03-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,670
Posted By RV_7A
Sending my heart to the skies

As I sit here and click all the links petaining to Dan and his accomploshments, I feel I know him as many of you do, a fellow RV'r and friend. I also shed tears as many of you do. I find a place...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-15-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,502
Posted By RV_7A
Same thing happened to me when I started. I...

Same thing happened to me when I started. I agree with this. Lowering the air pressure will make you think you just finished that build class. It makes things much much easier. I plumbed a Y on...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-09-2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,920
Posted By RV_7A
Better choices

Just a heads up for folks considering opting for SS brake lines between the master cylinders and the wheel cylinders. The rubber/stainless steel lines that come in the kit do provide a small amount...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-03-2007, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 895,766
Posted By RV_7A
Belongs to Chuck Harder. He wrote: Here is the...

Belongs to Chuck Harder.

He wrote: Here is the panel on N700X. First flight today 10-2-07. the panel was started by Lancair but finished by Tony at Accuracy...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-26-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By RV_7A
LOL Proprietary formula huh? Silly them. You...

LOL Proprietary formula huh? Silly them. You can cut the firesleeve to the proper length and goop on a nice layer of orange high temp silicone on the ends with a Popsicle stick. Let that dry and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-26-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By RV_7A
Firesleeve anything that can burn and spew a...

Firesleeve anything that can burn and spew a flammable liquid.

-Jeff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,281
Posted By RV_7A
Richard, Man you're doing a great job! Keep up...

Richard,

Man you're doing a great job! Keep up the hard work, it looks like its paying off. Paint job scheme is fantastic!!!!

-Jeff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,478
Posted By RV_7A
Perspective....

I posted this some time ago here but here it is again. Putting Steins incident into perspective, this was from a quick BLIP from a prop on a small brushless motor on my R/C Zagi (flying wing). ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2007, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 959
Posted By RV_7A
Yeah do yourself a favor and take the weight...

Yeah do yourself a favor and take the weight penalty and use steel fittings that will screw into anything aluminum using NPT threads. Aluminum into aluminum is asking for trouble.

Also this is a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-13-2007, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By RV_7A
I agree with Darwin on the Tungsten Carbide bits....

I agree with Darwin on the Tungsten Carbide bits. While they work great for cutting holes for landing gear, punching holes where you cant get with a drill or unibit, etc. They work great for...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-06-2007, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By RV_7A
Any choice is a great one!

Ted,

Congratulations on your decision to purchase any RV. They are all spectacular airplanes. You are gonna have a blast building it.

-Jeff
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-02-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,305
Posted By RV_7A
I saw that and thought it was quite funny. Maybe...

I saw that and thought it was quite funny. Maybe the designer of the model was part of our statistics.... ;) and now flys models.

-Jeff
Forum: Safety 08-02-2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,622
Posted By RV_7A
Permatex Anti-seize is good up to 1600 degrees so...

Permatex Anti-seize is good up to 1600 degrees so yes it does hang around at these temps.

Right off Permatex website.

Permatexģ - Anti-Seize Lubricant - NFPA Fire Code 30B Level 3
A heavy duty...
Forum: Safety 08-02-2007, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,622
Posted By RV_7A
Was there ever any anti-seize put on the ball...

Was there ever any anti-seize put on the ball socket upon installation? It doesnít look like that joint has ever moved. I read that along with my exhaust it required that and I suspect to prevent...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-02-2007, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,305
Posted By RV_7A
R/C RV-7

Some have probably seen this but I thought it was a pretty nice kit and the video shows it flys very close to the real thing. Enjoy.

-Jeff

Remote Control RV-7 Airplane...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-01-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,462
Posted By RV_7A
I simply added and squished a small silicone...

I simply added and squished a small silicone o-ring between the handle and delrin block to keep it from freely rotating.

-Jeff
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-01-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,347
Posted By RV_7A
I would call Vans and ask them to claim it and...

I would call Vans and ask them to claim it and send a replacement skin.

-Jeff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2007, 07:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By RV_7A
Wow, I glad to hear no one was hurt. I cant...

Wow, I glad to hear no one was hurt. I cant imagine how it must have felt to not be able to do anything at the time. I recall how protective (and agressive) I feel when my wife tells me someone was...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-30-2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By RV_7A
On mine, I started from the rear and worked...

On mine, I started from the rear and worked forward. Installed tail, steps, flooring, seats, flap motor, controls, panel, canopy, wiring....

Worked out very nicely.

-Jeff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,443
Posted By RV_7A
Tony, My plenum top provides a positive seal up...

Tony,

My plenum top provides a positive seal up top and a fairly maintenance free setup as compared to the conventional seals like Vans and others suggest. It creates a rigid structure with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,443
Posted By RV_7A
Possible Improvement

In your case Scott I would try to attach the rubber seal to the upper and lower cowling and have it lay inside the plenum/baffling inlet as opposed to attaching it to the plenum and having it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,443
Posted By RV_7A
WHOA Well until you are flying with 2 working...

WHOA


Well until you are flying with 2 working ignitions you might want to rethink your cooling issues for now. As you reported, the only numbers you have were most likely from flying with only one...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-11-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,606
Posted By RV_7A
I chucked mine steel tubing up in my drill press...

I chucked mine steel tubing up in my drill press and carefully made small groves with a file to prevent the hose from slipping and I also didnt use the hose that came with the kit. It was greased...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-11-2007, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By RV_7A
Single Guy - SB Signifigant Other - QB New...

Single Guy - SB
Signifigant Other - QB
New Baby - Already Flying ;)
2 Kids and over - RV10
Retired - B52 SB


If you are scard buy aluminum in bulk and build it from plans. That guy is best...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-11-2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,606
Posted By RV_7A
Glad I could help... -Jeff

Glad I could help...

-Jeff
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-09-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,332
Posted By RV_7A
Here are a few pictures for reference. I was...

Here are a few pictures for reference. I was schooled by another person on this board a while back so I cant take all the credit for my knowledge. Thats why I love this site!!!

-Jeff

Stick in...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-09-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,332
Posted By RV_7A
Alignment procedures on the plans work perfectly....

Alignment procedures on the plans work perfectly. Modify nothing and it will work perfect.

-Jeff
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-09-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,332
Posted By RV_7A
Yep, when the forward pushrod is adjusted to the...

Yep, when the forward pushrod is adjusted to the proper length it is scarey short. maybe 4 threads in the bearing. I like others, made this rod approximately 3/4" longer and threaded the bearings...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,657
Posted By RV_7A
Thanks... a few more pics here for all...

Thanks... a few more pics here for all interested parties...

-Jeff

http://www.jeffsrv-7a.com/FUSELAGE/04-08-18.htm


You can see on this page I extended the plate to overlap the longeron at the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2007, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,657
Posted By RV_7A
I took a slightly different...

I took a slightly different approach.

-Jeff

http://jeffsrv-7a.com/FUSELAGE/FUSELAGE%20129.jpg

http://jeffsrv-7a.com/FUSELAGE/FUSELAGE%20122.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By RV_7A
Shame on you Roberta for not clicking the link I...

Shame on you Roberta for not clicking the link I posted above...
:D

http://www.jeffsrv-7a.com/COWLING/COWLING%20085.jpg
Forum: Painting your RV 06-29-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,275
Posted By RV_7A
Cool Stuff

http://www.alsacorp.com/products/mirrachrome/mirra_video.htm

-Jeff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,487
Posted By RV_7A
Hooked on Crack

Based on what I know about Vans as a company. I seriously doubt they would even entertain the thought. Might want to call and ask "Man in charge" before getting hopes up for this idea. Most crack...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-29-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,158
Posted By RV_7A
Vern is very correct in saying this. Hindsight...

Vern is very correct in saying this. Hindsight says to make it at least 3/8" clearance behind the spinner, not the back plate as the spinner usually is more aft than the back plate by a small...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2007, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By RV_7A
Dont reinvent the wheel ;o)

Once the block is stuck in place, with the cowl installed you hollow out the inlet to match the airbox using a body file. It would be almost impossible to match the inlet to the airbox any other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2007, 07:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,224
Posted By RV_7A
Theres the long sought after solution to the "A"...

Theres the long sought after solution to the "A" nose wheel collapse issue!!!!!

-Jeff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,188
Posted By RV_7A
No issues reported. I and many other say greatly...

No issues reported. I and many other say greatly exceeds requirements. I am now offering a complete lighting package for $821 and it includes.

LED Nav Lights
LED Power Supplies
CreativAir...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,188
Posted By RV_7A
A happy customers LED Nav Lights

Check out my LED Nav Lights installed in one of my customers RV-9A.

Any...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-26-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,158
Posted By RV_7A
Dont screw it up. ;o)

I have to interject. If you donít want to find out later your fit has gone to **** in a hand basket, do yourself a favor and make a nice stiff wooden back plate and use that to mock up your cowling...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,094
Posted By RV_7A
Borrow from a rich Aunt. I used NAFCO and as...

Borrow from a rich Aunt.

I used NAFCO and as with any loan of this type. $287 of my $354 payment was interest on the first 18 months. Knowing that hurt so bad I just sold my first child and paid...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-20-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By RV_7A
Better yet!

Another option.

http://www.jeffsrv-7a.com/LEDPROJECT1.htm

-Jeff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By RV_7A
Well it does go in a 42' trailer. I used the...

Well it does go in a 42' trailer. I used the same exact trailer to move it to my hangar but I'm asking only if anyone else has had him move one and how the move was handled and what the outcome was....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By RV_7A
Shipping RV-7A on gear by Tony Partain

I was wondering if anyone else has used him for delivery of an RV-7A with engine mounted and on its gear? If so could you please tell me how the aircraft was loaded? Was it done by you or them and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,261
Posted By RV_7A
LMAO !!!! Thats pretty funny George. -Jeff

LMAO !!!! Thats pretty funny George.

-Jeff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2007, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 992
Posted By RV_7A
http://www.whelen.com/aviation/catalog/Anit-Collis...

http://www.whelen.com/aviation/catalog/Anit-Collision%20Systems.pdf

-Jeff
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-21-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,467
Posted By RV_7A
http://www.bandc.biz/parts.html Under...

http://www.bandc.biz/parts.html

Under miscellaneous wiring supplies.

or http://www.bandc.biz/cgi-bin/ez-catalog/cat_display.cgi?26X358218

-Jeff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2007, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,780
Posted By RV_7A
Go the extra mile

I used solid.

-Jeff

http://www.jeffsrv-7a.com/FUSELAGE/FUSELAGE%20044.jpg
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