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Forum: RV-7/7A 05-18-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By JurgenRoeland
response directly from TRIG support: "I can...

response directly from TRIG support:

"I can confirm that the TY91 will happily work with the G3X on 8.33 frequencies. We introduced this feature earlier this year with the TC90 controller software...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-18-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By JurgenRoeland
thanks for the quick response, I'll have a look...

thanks for the quick response, I'll have a look and also send them a mail with the enquiry.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-17-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Garmin G3X and Trig TY91

Something that might have been asked before but I can't find any reference here or on our friend Google. (which usually isn't a good starting sign)

I'm living in Europe and 8.33mhz spacing is...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-26-2017, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,910
Posted By JurgenRoeland
thx for the response guys. building on :)

thx for the response guys. building on :)
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-19-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,910
Posted By JurgenRoeland
so the K's stay of as long as possible which I...

so the K's stay of as long as possible which I was also planning.

Did you already rivet the arm rest horizontal line on the side skin and just leave the tab unattached from F704K or did you leave...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-19-2017, 02:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,910
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Drilling arm rests to F-704 ?

Hi,

I'm in the process of rivetting my forward fuselage and side skins to the tailcone and all excited to get to the point of rolling over the canoe.

During rivetting I noticed that I didn't drill...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-22-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By JurgenRoeland
If I remind well, the bottom skin of the tail...

If I remind well, the bottom skin of the tail cone and the flange of F706 are both .032 so if it's ok to dimple steelplate of the firewall and .032 together, then two pieces of .032 of alumnium...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-21-2017, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,852
Posted By JurgenRoeland
small additional question related to this fuel...

small additional question related to this fuel line penetration of the side skin and F7101. The F7101 gear attach and F770 side skin sit quite far appart by the angles underneath. How does this work...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-21-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Thanks all for the replies. I have indeed...

Thanks all for the replies.

I have indeed meanwhile managed to dimple the second row using a c-frame style setup without c-frame and whacking them with the mallet. That worked quite fine.
On the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-20-2017, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Dimple double layered material.

Maybe a stupid question but I'll ask it anyhow.

On the rear bottom fuselage - in a moment of excess motivation - I already rivetted the F728 B bellcrank channel and F729A bellcrank rib to the F778...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-22-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By JurgenRoeland
For what it's worth. I can confirm the story. I...

For what it's worth. I can confirm the story. I had similar concerns on my tank attach bracket. I remade them twice and either ended up with poor edge distance on the tank bracket, or bad edge...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-19-2016, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Thanks for the replies. I went on with...

Thanks for the replies. I went on with countersinking the floor stiffeners and made a sample .040 sheet with some clean dimples. They are deep enough now and fit well but I'm still worried about the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-18-2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By JurgenRoeland
F772 dimple or countersink

I came to the point of dismantling and finishing the forward fuselage on my RV7.

I am wondering if you dimple or countersink the F-772 forward bottom skin.

In theory, I assume you "could"...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-15-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,645
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Garmin GSA28 servo compatibility ?

Hi,

After searching, I couldn't find much information on the mounting scheme for the garmin GSA28 autopilot servo's.

I switched my efis ideas from Dynon to Garmin G3X but already bought the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,196
Posted By JurgenRoeland
We will be there, very nice initiative ! Jurgen...

We will be there, very nice initiative !

Jurgen Roeland, building RV7 in Belgium
Hugo Van Ruyskensvelde, building RV9 in Belgium.

Looking forward to meet the people on this forum in real...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-23-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,754
Posted By JurgenRoeland
We'll be at the Banquet as well.. were lucky...

We'll be at the Banquet as well.. were lucky there were still places left.

Hope to meet some of you there.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-14-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,754
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Oshkosh 2013

We are getting ready for our first visit to Airventure. Me and Hugo, two builders from Belgium are visiting Oshkosh this year.

I assume some of you are also going and we are interested to know what...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-21-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,480
Posted By JurgenRoeland
if I remember well, the manual saying "do not...

if I remember well, the manual saying "do not final drill trim tab until they are squared with elevator." is referring to the hinge attachment to the elevator. You can better not drill those before...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-19-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,159
Posted By JurgenRoeland
I haven't put it in yet as I didn't prime yet but...

I haven't put it in yet as I didn't prime yet but I think there will be enough space for a AN470. In any case, I want to avoid to take out even more material by countersinking.
In worst case, I'll...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-18-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,564
Posted By JurgenRoeland
MK-319-BS, is my favorite friend in the hardware...

MK-319-BS, is my favorite friend in the hardware box.

Not worth the extra money for special bucking bars nor the effort and frustration you spend. Just fill up the pop rivet hole before painting and...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-18-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,159
Posted By JurgenRoeland
I made exactly the same mistake some weeks ago....

I made exactly the same mistake some weeks ago. Looking at your picture, you didn't really drill through. I actually drilled all the way through and have an extra hole that will not be used.
I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-26-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,023
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Thanks for all the responses guys. Looks like I...

Thanks for all the responses guys.
Looks like I will continue to finish my edges after the 3M wheel with the 500-600 grit sandpaper for a final finish.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-24-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,023
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Deburr, deburr and more deburr....

I have had a lot of discussions with several folks on deburring edges of the kit parts or as we tend to call it: the edge prepping.

My usual procedure is: vixen file to remove the CNC cutting marks,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-24-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By JurgenRoeland
According to the plans, the brake reservoir is...

According to the plans, the brake reservoir is always on the engine side of the firewall... for as far as I understood the plans and saw pictures on most of the builders websites.

You drill the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-16-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,564
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Just put in a MK319-BS pop rivet. Its really not...

Just put in a MK319-BS pop rivet. Its really not worth the hassle with special methods that give you the risk of screwing up and messing up having to drill out in this thight spot. I tried some...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-05-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,466
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Yes, I plan do to both fuse and wing inspection...

Yes, I plan do to both fuse and wing inspection at the same time. I have enough confidence by now to rate the quality of the work done and to know that the standards are met.

It's also a matter of...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-04-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,466
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Wings finished

Another milestone reached. As of end of 2012, the wing kit is ready for inspection by the Belgian Aviation Authorities. They require the bottom skin to remain unrivetted so they can inspect and...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-22-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,060
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Allow me to repeat a remark I made earlier. Buy...

Allow me to repeat a remark I made earlier.

Buy a pneumatic squeezer ! Irrelevant of the cost, you need it !

I started of - just like everybody else I guess - thinking that a pneumatic squeezer was...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-08-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,213
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Thanks James

Thanks James
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-06-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,213
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Aileron question

I recall with the elevators on the empenage, that it was good practice to put RTV at the end of the stiffeners before rivetting to avoid skin cracking on longer term.

Does the same thing apply to...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-19-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,240
Posted By JurgenRoeland
I have the same on mine. It also shows what looks...

I have the same on mine. It also shows what looks like little cracks in the coating. I'm not worrying about it. The cracks are caused by setting the rivet and I guess the color change goes with it.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-13-2012, 04:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,112
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Lot's if proseal on the outside corner. I don't...

Lot's if proseal on the outside corner.

I don't see how you will put proseal on the inside through the filler cap. Maybe using a long syringe, but even then it won't be all that easy. I would try...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-23-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,133
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Lot's of em... check out my website on...

Lot's of em...

check out my website on jurgenroeland.brinkster.net
go to 'empenage kit' and then 'elevator' and 'elevator trim attachment' article.

also check 'finish elevators', it may be a good...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-20-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,252
Posted By JurgenRoeland
I once had a similar question and made a bit of a...

I once had a similar question and made a bit of a fool of myself - only realising later of course - asking this to Vans Support. Just to fully reassure you, this was Ken's answer :

"Rivet direction,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-17-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,778
Posted By JurgenRoeland
I did that and then deburred them both sides...

I did that and then deburred them both sides before rivetting the ribs on.
You'll see that that the skin fits just fine afterwards and you can matchdrill the skin afterwards. To be sure you don't...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-08-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Just one word of caution and advice. If you push...

Just one word of caution and advice.

If you push back the dimples using the flat dies. Use the manual squeezer.
If you use the pneumatic squeezer with the flat dies, and they are closed too much, it...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-27-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,283
Posted By JurgenRoeland
It looks to me like somebody in the Philipines is...

It looks to me like somebody in the Philipines is about to get fired :rolleyes:
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-16-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,691
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Don't do any balancing until it is painted and...

Don't do any balancing until it is painted and all is installed.

Paint = weight

Balancing is all about weight.
So don't start cutting away lead until all is in place.
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-04-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,004
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Good Luck ! I'm at 720 hours on the hobbs meter,...

Good Luck !
I'm at 720 hours on the hobbs meter, just closed the tanks yesterday and still smiling...

Build on mate !
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-04-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,619
Posted By JurgenRoeland
I'm posting this on behalf of Jef Vervoort. He is...

I'm posting this on behalf of Jef Vervoort. He is the builder of this nice masterpiece.

Mine is an RV-7 and I just closed the tanks, so yeeaaaaaaars to go.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-04-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,619
Posted By JurgenRoeland
OO-156, first RV-9A flying in Belgium

Kit # 91031 was transformed into an RV9A during seven and a half year of building, enjoyable and instructive.
Lycoming XIO-320 D1A, MT three blade CS prop, Dynon Skyview 10” & 7 “ with accessories,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-24-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,270
Posted By JurgenRoeland
In what sense ? did he use a tap to open them up...

In what sense ? did he use a tap to open them up and killed them in that way ?
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-16-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,666
Posted By JurgenRoeland
I was kind of expecting that :) and I can...

I was kind of expecting that :) and I can understand your remarks. But you have to admit... it was a nice try from my part :) :)
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-16-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,666
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Totally with you grayforge... another example I...

Totally with you grayforge...

another example I have lately.
I have been seeing that some people are using the support bracket for the fixed fuel pickub tube also to support horizontally the red nut...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-15-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,666
Posted By JurgenRoeland
That is exactly the point and the reason why I...

That is exactly the point and the reason why I would be in favour of a moderated and centralized list by experienced builders who's bird is already flying.

Not all builders are 2nd offenders, not...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-15-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,666
Posted By JurgenRoeland
I kind of agree with both of you. Looking...

I kind of agree with both of you.

Looking through the build logs of various builders helps you on the journey and is an educational experience.

On the other hand, I often wonder if certain mods on...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-10-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,197
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Deburr carefully ?

I'm soon to be entered in the 'black death society'. But before that I have some small tasks remaining on the fuel tank preparation.

I just noticed on DWG16A (fuel tank plans) that on the top view...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-14-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By JurgenRoeland
As the post before says Jack. Never drill a hole...

As the post before says Jack.

Never drill a hole that you are supposed to drill in assembly with another part until you are about to mate them together.

Drilling in advance creates the risk that...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-12-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,543
Posted By JurgenRoeland
So I f I understand well... you did not move away...

So I f I understand well... you did not move away from the centerline like it has been suggested on the chekoway related sites when drilling the first AN3 bolts.

on those sites, it says that the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-12-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,543
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Z-Brackets drilling

I decided to follow the advice of many builders to go the Checkoway method for attaching the z brackets. I know this is not the vans manual way but didn't like the idea of elongating the holes

As...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-06-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,964
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Checkoway CD.

I have been reading in many posts a reference to the bootlegged 'checkoway cd'.

Does someone still have this cd ? and can you make it available ?

I'm curious after reading on the detailism of his...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-08-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,861
Posted By JurgenRoeland
The main reason for scuffing is to create micro...

The main reason for scuffing is to create micro scratches that allow the primer to bond on the surface. It is in no way the intention to grind away material.
So if you just lightly scuff with maroon...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,973
Posted By JurgenRoeland
This article got me confused. Off course I did...

This article got me confused. Off course I did the countersinking as it says in the manual and noticed later on that most of you dimple. After reading all this, I started to worry about my...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-22-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,414
Posted By JurgenRoeland
I already imagined it would not be a big deal but...

I already imagined it would not be a big deal but those wings freak me out sometimes :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-21-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,414
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Small error

I have made a small mistake. I'm pretty sure it's not a huge problem. Just want some feeback by the RV-gurus.

The outer rib in the left wing is a W-712-R.
When I initially mounted them in the jig, I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-05-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By JurgenRoeland
I'm at the same stage of building. I just...

I'm at the same stage of building. I just encountered the same alignment problem. The question I am asking myself at this point is if the edge distance for these new drilled holes in relation to the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-07-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,515
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Warm welcome also from Belgium.

Warm welcome also from Belgium.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-01-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,982
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Somehow, turning a pilot at high speed in a...

Somehow, turning a pilot at high speed in a threaded hole scares me of damaging the nutplate threads.
I opted for the extra plate behind the spar flange and they also came out great.
The principle...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-31-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,116
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Countersinking the spar

I have started countersinking the main wing spars for the nutplates that hold the tank.

In the RVator, they says #8 (8R8) screws should have a outer countersink diameter of .365" to .375"
I did one...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-29-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,387
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Empennage finished

I called this : "The point of no return."

After 8 months time and 340 hours of work, the first major milestone is achieved. Another tail is finished in Belgium and I'm damned proud it's mine.
I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-24-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,490
Posted By JurgenRoeland
Thanks for the advice guys. I tried the...

Thanks for the advice guys.

I tried the indirect rivetting technique but it didn't work out. Maybe I didn't get the right bucking plate.
I also had the tilted shop head result with my narrow...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-22-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,490
Posted By JurgenRoeland
I have the no hole squeezer but even that is too...

I have the no hole squeezer but even that is too thick for the end of the E-703.

I guess the MKS 319 BS should be fine
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