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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Today, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By mturnerb
Continuing the thread drift - is anyone aware of...

Continuing the thread drift - is anyone aware of successful action against EAB or E-LSA builder related to "post-sale" issues?
Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 06:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,208
Posted By mturnerb
I've studied a bunch of panel photos and I think...

I've studied a bunch of panel photos and I think you can get a everything in with the jettison handle - options for remote xponder and audio panel also help make this possible, so probably can get...
Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By mturnerb
Any reason not to use MK-319BS?

Any reason not to use MK-319BS?
Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By mturnerb
As others have said, calendar time to build a...

As others have said, calendar time to build a section depends on how much time you have to build on a daily/weekly basis, experience level, whether you prime internal parts, overall attention to...
Forum: RV-14 05-22-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By mturnerb
My gut is that Van's is being conservative in...

My gut is that Van's is being conservative in terms of having at least one mag on the engines they provide - given the proven reliability, serviceability in the field, and independence from power...
Forum: RV-14 05-22-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,640
Posted By mturnerb
What are the relative advantages / disadvantages...

What are the relative advantages / disadvantages (other than forgetting to raise flaps) of using take-off flaps more than "zero"? I fly from mostly paved runways over 3K feet so takeoff distance not...
Forum: RV-14 05-22-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By mturnerb
It's done that way to keep the charger from...

It's done that way to keep the charger from rotating - the one I shared the link for fits the opening just fine.
Forum: RV-14 05-22-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By mturnerb
If you're talking about the smaller opening, it's...

If you're talking about the smaller opening, it's for an audio input jack. That jack is part of the wiring harness....
Forum: RV-14 05-22-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By mturnerb
I ordered one from SteinAir that fits it...

I ordered one from SteinAir that fits it perfectly:

https://www.steinair.com/product/dual-usb-panel-jack/

I think I did read on one blog that when the skin that goes over the mount is in place the...
Forum: RV-14 05-22-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,640
Posted By mturnerb
My understanding is that "all the way up" IS the...

My understanding is that "all the way up" IS the reflex position - this aligns with ailerons when they align with wingtips: the "reflex" is built into the shape of the wing. Not sure what the "zero"...
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By mturnerb
MK 319 BS is generally an acceptable replacement...

MK 319 BS is generally an acceptable replacement for 3.5 but may not have grip range for a 4.5. (Grip range up to .09 or so) There is an MK 321 BS with grip range .09 to .109.

CherryMax doesn’t...
Forum: RV-14 05-16-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By mturnerb
I pull the ground wire out of spare romex - nice...

I pull the ground wire out of spare romex - nice and bendable. But didn't use it for floats.
Forum: RV-14 05-16-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By mturnerb
I had to add a "v" to each one - even after...

I had to add a "v" to each one - even after shortening the second one a bit - to get the right fit. Lot's of trial and error but easier the second time around.
Forum: RV-14 05-16-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 40,686
Posted By mturnerb
I got a separate regulator for hoses that go to...

I got a separate regulator for hoses that go to my rivet gun (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002GK9Y1S/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1). This allows me to dial up the pressure I want...
Forum: RV-14 05-15-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By mturnerb
I would be very leery of making changes to a...

I would be very leery of making changes to a critical, and presumably carefully engineered, component in an aircraft. The most important function of restraints is restraining/protecting occupants...
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By mturnerb
Understood - I did QB wings and had done my own...

Understood - I did QB wings and had done my own research on this topic. Just didn't want to unintentionally mislead. It's pretty easy to tell the difference in unprimed parts and the primed parts...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-14-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By mturnerb
Not disagreeing with this, but some syncope...

Not disagreeing with this, but some syncope (fancy doctor name for fainting or passing out) - not all - can be caused by bradycardia, usually in what is known as a "Stokes Adams" attack which is much...
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By mturnerb
To state the (probably) obvious: any parts not...

To state the (probably) obvious: any parts not already installed on your qb fuse are not yet primed.
Forum: RV-14 05-13-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By mturnerb
Here it...

Here it is:

https://www.facebook.com/121827541221519/photos/a.124659254271681.21139.121827541221519/1217363901667872/?type=3&theater
Forum: RV-14 05-13-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By mturnerb
Definitely primed - the facility that Van's uses...

Definitely primed - the facility that Van's uses in the Philippines to build uses a version of wash primer (Sherwin Williams PG60G2 I think) that's tinted differently than what's used in USA. If you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By mturnerb
As others have said, bradycardia is of no concern...

As others have said, bradycardia is of no concern if blood pressure and blood flow are normal - athletes have very efficient cardiovascular systems and do just fine with resting heart rates that are...
Forum: RV-14 05-11-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 47,297
Posted By mturnerb
Where did you get the quadrant?

Where did you get the quadrant?
Forum: RV-14 05-11-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 47,297
Posted By mturnerb
That looks GREAT! Would love to hear about your...

That looks GREAT!

Would love to hear about your experience installing the throttle quadrant.
Forum: RV-14 05-11-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 40,686
Posted By mturnerb
My wife is ALMOST this tolerant - I've got all...

My wife is ALMOST this tolerant - I've got all the same stuff in our upstairs media/game room - don't use it that much anyway.
Forum: RV-14 05-11-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 40,686
Posted By mturnerb
I'm guessing you're a bachelor?

I'm guessing you're a bachelor?
Forum: RV-14 05-10-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,113
Posted By mturnerb
I used "un-caged" CS bit on a long extension -...

I used "un-caged" CS bit on a long extension - carefully as Scott says.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,964
Posted By mturnerb
I wrapped all my stored parts in Tyvek from Home...

I wrapped all my stored parts in Tyvek from Home Depot. Breathes but sheds liquids. Not sure how it would do with pigeon poop though.
Forum: RV-14 05-09-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By mturnerb
Ken: See PM. Give me a call - I'm pretty far...

Ken:

See PM. Give me a call - I'm pretty far along in my project and not too far from you. Happy to host you and walk you through how I've approached these sorts of questions and share what I've...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,167
Posted By mturnerb
Did the same in my Florida garage. House was a...

Did the same in my Florida garage. House was a builders model so walls and ceiling were insulated from when it was an office (code required removal of AC vents connected to house system when it...
Forum: RV-10 05-07-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,995
Posted By mturnerb
I installed similar kit in my RV-14A. I replaced...

I installed similar kit in my RV-14A. I replaced the rivets on the bulkhead with screws to make it removable (discussed with Van's and they were OK with it).
Forum: RV-14 05-06-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By mturnerb
Found the full diagram in my dropbox. Here you...

Found the full diagram in my dropbox.

Here you go: https://www.dropbox.com/s/1j5skjaln2lpcxl/Aux%20Jack%20Wiring.png?dl=0

And full wiring...
Forum: RV-14 05-06-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By mturnerb
Ken: I have a diagram that came with my wiring...

Ken: I have a diagram that came with my wiring harness but I'm away for the next few days. You could probably call SteinAir for the diagram (or Vans)
Forum: RV-14 05-05-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,282
Posted By mturnerb
Close call maybe but I would replace that one. I...

Close call maybe but I would replace that one. I replaced the same part because I over aggressively eased the edges.

It’s the kind of thing that will bug you if you leave as is. Not that there...
Forum: RV-14 05-03-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By mturnerb
Suggest you check fit of #8 screw vs AN3 bolt in...

Suggest you check fit of #8 screw vs AN3 bolt in the rings - that's probably the intended difference but you may have accidentally gotten two of the same, but if not only one will fit the AN3 bolt.
Forum: RV-14 05-03-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By mturnerb
I'm using "rattle can" paint and working as I go...

I'm using "rattle can" paint and working as I go - for floors and baggage /sidewall areas using a textured paint, and metallic paint for other areas and for trim.

Not as nice as what folks have...
Forum: ADS-B 05-03-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,151
Posted By mturnerb
Your report is separated from your personal...

Your report is separated from your personal information when submitted so in that sense itís anonymous. You have to identify yourself in filing to gain the protection.
Forum: ADS-B 05-03-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,151
Posted By mturnerb
In today's world, privacy and anonymity are...

In today's world, privacy and anonymity are limited to those who are willing to withdraw from most of what we think of as "life". There are cameras everywhere, most of use use mobile phones, social...
Forum: RV-14 04-30-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By mturnerb
My wings are built, haven't done vent lines yet,...

My wings are built, haven't done vent lines yet, but it will be a while before I put wings on the airplane.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By mturnerb
You're correct - a NEW special issuance is not...

You're correct - a NEW special issuance is not needed. The language in the BasicMed rules states: "If they previously held a special issuance medical certificate for any condition below, it must...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By mturnerb
I am a doctor - atrial fibrillation is most...

I am a doctor - atrial fibrillation is most emphatically NOT equivalent to coronary disease (a small minority of cases of AF are associated with coronary disease, but there are many causes, including...
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By mturnerb
Thanks to a heads up from someone on the forum, I...

Thanks to a heads up from someone on the forum, I drilled the hole before installing. I installed the sensor today -it was a piece of cake.
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By mturnerb
I'm replacing all the micro-molex connectors with...

I'm replacing all the micro-molex connectors with either d-subs, d-sub pins that are shink-wrapped, or Deutsch DTM connectors.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By mturnerb
It's pretty simple. First, since you currently...

It's pretty simple. First, since you currently hold a Class III medical, you ARE eligible for BasicMed.

Second, your doctor can sign off the BasicMed physical without a special issuance. Here is...
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By mturnerb
Nutplates behind them. See section 13, page 5

Nutplates behind them. See section 13, page 5
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By mturnerb
This is the best real-world description of the...

This is the best real-world description of the value of basic med I've read. Three key parts: "I don't keep secrets", "Basic Med is a godsend", " Privilege".

This time last year there were...
Forum: Florida (North) 04-28-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By mturnerb
Nocatee - PM sent with my contact info.

Nocatee - PM sent with my contact info.
Forum: RV-14 04-25-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By mturnerb
Sounds interesting. I suspect weight and balance...

Sounds interesting. I suspect weight and balance would be the big problem, not to mention the power needed with extra weight of the wings, associated structural stresses, etc etc.
Forum: Florida (North) 04-25-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By mturnerb
Eric: I'm working on an RV14A in Jax area - if...

Eric:

I'm working on an RV14A in Jax area - if you decide to head over this way reach out and we'll connect.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By mturnerb
Carl and Rafael have a great website which...

Carl and Rafael have a great website which includes some very detailed photos and descriptions of their mods:

www.rv14a.com
Forum: RV-14 04-24-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,391
Posted By mturnerb
No map box planned. I like having access through...

No map box planned. I like having access through the sub panel hole. If I mount avionics there will probably just make a bracket and add some nut plates to hold it. That way will still have the...
Forum: Tools 04-23-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By mturnerb
I wish the adjustable set holders were less...

I wish the adjustable set holders were less expensive - could just have one for CS rivets, one for universal heads (AN4) and be done with it.
Forum: RV-14 04-22-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,644
Posted By mturnerb
My son got me a Father's Day card that said...

My son got me a Father's Day card that said "measure twice, cut once, say **** three times and go the hardware store".
Forum: RV-14 04-22-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,644
Posted By mturnerb
I built 3 elevators - 2 left and one right. Did...

I built 3 elevators - 2 left and one right. Did re-use the trim tab!
Forum: Tools 04-20-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By mturnerb
I have this problem routinely. I fit a small...

I have this problem routinely. I fit a small wrench (spanner) onto the flats, then I use vise-grips to loosen the set itself by turning against the wrench. The problem seems to be that the...
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,989
Posted By mturnerb
My -14A fuse kit came with small covers designed...

My -14A fuse kit came with small covers designed to go over the openings where steps are installed for those who are building the tail dragger option - those openings are much larger than the opening...
Forum: RV-14 04-16-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,557
Posted By mturnerb
I made backing plates for my elevator...

I made backing plates for my elevator counterweights - saw someone else's blog and used the same idea. If I had thought about it sooner, would have done same for rudder.
Forum: RV-14 04-16-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,557
Posted By mturnerb
My kit did not have plate - wish it did! And...

My kit did not have plate - wish it did! And I've done the fairings. Hopefully won't have a problem.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 792
Posted By mturnerb
Flagler is a nice airport, towered, good SS fuel...

Flagler is a nice airport, towered, good SS fuel prices. Near I-95 so lots of the usual places to sleep nearby that are reasonably priced.

Restaurant on field (but not my favorite airport...
Forum: RV-14 04-15-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,989
Posted By mturnerb
I've researched this and many recommend "cat...

I've researched this and many recommend "cat whisker" style antenna in this location. I like that option better than on the V-stab. Archer in wingtip is an option as well.
Forum: RV-14 04-15-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,989
Posted By mturnerb
This is great to hear. I'm thinking of mounting...

This is great to hear. I'm thinking of mounting VOR/NAV antenna in the tailcone and ADS-B / transponder mid-fuse.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By mturnerb
This is a very timely post for me. I'm getting...

This is a very timely post for me. I'm getting to the point where I have "real money" invested in my project.

I'll be looking into the builders insurance.
Forum: RV-14 04-09-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By mturnerb
I had to make a similar adjustment. Bungled it...

I had to make a similar adjustment. Bungled it the first time, re-ordered.
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