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Forum: RV-7/7A 12-11-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,689
Posted By Adam W
Congrats

Congratulations

very motivational
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-06-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By Adam W
7114 gusset

Hello all

im finishing up my fuselage QB and i realize the gussets that go on both the main spar and exterior against the gear fairing and side skin are not installed (7114 L & R) I have looked...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-30-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Adam W
661 EF flap actuator end block question

after installing the actuator and bolting in the blocks the movement is smooth but feels slightly restricted. examining my installed end blocks (661EF) it looks as thoiught the section against the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-13-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,505
Posted By Adam W
thanks to all i am still puzzled about using the...

thanks to all
i am still puzzled about using the center tunnel area for cabling to the rear
how would you pass through 706 it looks like any hole made to the left or right of the pushrod opening...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-10-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,505
Posted By Adam W
Larry Thank you How would one route their...

Larry

Thank you
How would one route their cabling if not through this a baggage floor?
I don't think the center space with the pushrods is a good option
Why not a conduit through this space and...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-10-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,505
Posted By Adam W
thank you Carr So you recomend drilling a hole...

thank you Carr

So you recomend drilling a hole and using a bushing in the bottom of 705 and 706 between baggage floor ribs for wire passage later?
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-10-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,505
Posted By Adam W
couple of fueselage questions - help please

hey all

does anyone have a decent illustration of the 6111 skin reinfrocement ribs in place or advice on the method used to cut and form them?

one more question.
i notice the manual would have me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 505
Posted By Adam W
clearing customs on the way to Oshkosh

Before filing both Eapis and Flight plan for Drummond Island. Does anyone know of a better more enroute location to clear customs in a sea plane (non amphibious)on my way to Oshkosh between Barrie...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-20-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By Adam W
Thanks for that I'm aiming just to have solid...

Thanks for that
I'm aiming just to have solid function and no deficiency due to inferior parts. But if they work fine I'm not looking to throw money away
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-18-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By Adam W
more ruddder pedal questions

Thank you for those answer everyone


Does anyone know roughly for far off firewall i would want to set the pastic bushing blocks for someone 5'4" tall i have made 4 settings starting at 3" off...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-18-2017, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,686
Posted By Adam W
A couple more questions re brake rudder pedal

Thank you for those answer everyone

Does anyone know roughly for far off firewall i would want to set the pastic bushing blocks for someone 5'4" tall i have made 4 settings starting at 3" off...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-17-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,686
Posted By Adam W
Brake question

Hello all

I have just put together my brake rudder pedal assembly. After bolting in the Marco master cylinders I find the brake pedals not returning all the way to neutral. The hinge bolts are...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-13-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By Adam W
work space / table required?

Im expecting QB Fuselage by end of April. Im working in a two car garage and the space is getting tight. My 1st question is;

I have two work benches along the wall each about 2 feet deep and 6...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-30-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 865
Posted By Adam W
rivet help

hey all

In need of advice again
I have noticed that the three pop rivets that go through the flap bracket, spar into the inboard end rib flange did not grasp the flange. They in fact pushed it away...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-08-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,580
Posted By Adam W
oooops help please

I have mistakenly drilled and dimpled for a #8 screw were i was supposed to do the same for a 3/32 flush rivet. is there an easy fix?
it is were the top skin attaches to the aileron fairing. is...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-07-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,283
Posted By Adam W
thank you again

thanks to all once again
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-07-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,283
Posted By Adam W
Aileron Question

Hi All

Do I need to dimple the aileron leading edge skin were it rivets to the counterweight pipe? the pipe has been countersunk and the rivets are the countersink kind. It seems to me if i...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-22-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,558
Posted By Adam W
great advice

thank you for the advice
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-22-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,326
Posted By Adam W
Great news

Frank

great news about your project. I jumped in a year ago and have enjoyed it beyond expectation. The forum is such an incredible resource and source of camaraderie. tons of enjoyment so far. ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-22-2017, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,558
Posted By Adam W
thanks for the advice everyone

found my leak very slow leak at a screw on round cover holding the float sender

thanks to all.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-20-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,558
Posted By Adam W
Gas Tank Question

well guys i'm back asking for more advice on this incredible forum

i have completed my second tank. rather than try and seal a balloon around the bulkhead vent fitting i flared a piece of tubing and...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-19-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,254
Posted By Adam W
amusing

quite comical. thanks
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-18-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,254
Posted By Adam W
thanks

thanks to all
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-18-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,254
Posted By Adam W
workshop space

Hello again

As I approach completion of my wings, and expect QB fuselage delivery in April Im questioning how to manage the space in my two car garage at that point
I have a 4x8 work table i have...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-05-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By Adam W
flop tube

some advice please
originally i ordered flop tubes thinking id prepare everything along the way with aerobatics in mind. i have no aerobatic experience in my 800 hours nor do i know that i ever...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,818
Posted By Adam W
aveo

thanks guys im really feeling better about the tips now. so helpfull
im just about to build my second tank, i am aiming to have both wings complete by april
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,818
Posted By Adam W
Jake i really appreciate seeing that post. i...

Jake

i really appreciate seeing that post. i was first aware of the product about 8 months ago. Once i saw it online i was absolutely getting them. But then so much negativity online about the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-01-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,751
Posted By Adam W
fixed

cut the hole made the repair and the patch holding pressure now
thanks to all

why dont they use a bladder system it would be so much easier!
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-29-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,751
Posted By Adam W
access hole

well thanks to all access hole it is i guess
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-28-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,751
Posted By Adam W
dies

John i used tank dies
Adam
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-28-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,751
Posted By Adam W
leaky Tank - Help please

After doing my absolute best to assemble a leak free tank I am disappointed to say that I have a leak. After the balloon deflated slowly over several hours three different times (yes i tried three...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-07-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,472
Posted By Adam W
good advice

the packing tape was a great help
and the idea of removing the proseal from the dimple makes alot of sense

thanks to all again
did a couple more ribs and its improved but not as good as id like ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-06-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,472
Posted By Adam W
thanks

thanks to all
i am setting them while wet didnt know there was an option
i cleaned the bar every few rivets ill change to every rivet. i will also try the tape as though im back rivetting

ive...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-06-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,472
Posted By Adam W
first gas tank rib

wow riveted and sealed my first rib in the left tank what a lousy job i did
my rivets are sitting higher than id like. they appear tight and i believe sealant is everywhere it should be. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By Adam W
thanks

thank you to all
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By Adam W
Question Re: nut plates and Bolts

Hello all

ive prepared my gas tank attach Z brackets. the method im following to line them up with the baffle requires them to be bolted on to the spar and removed again. then bolted on at install...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-31-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 868
Posted By Adam W
RV-7 Platenut question

it looks like the drawings call for K1000-3 platenuts to be installed on the AEX tie dow bracket material. my wing kit does not include K1000-3 platenuts. Not on the inventory list and not in the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-25-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By Adam W
access plates

asking for help again
Im dimpling the W822 access plates that go on the bottom wing skin. the instructions say the holes that line up with the spar flange use #6 screws and the others #8 screws ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-30-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,779
Posted By Adam W
thank you

thank you everyone. still a little unsure of what equipment i need in wings but building on as it seems it can be dealt with later. ill make an extra conduit chase in the ribs
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-16-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,779
Posted By Adam W
wing help

me again

I have started on wing kit, completed spar plate nuts and looking ahead at rib prep. it looks as though i need to know now and prepare for what wiring, sensors, antenas, servos etc will be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,112
Posted By Adam W
thanks to all

thanks for the advice everyone
the product looks so good ill attempt to contact them by phone. i have sent an email three days ago with no reply
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,112
Posted By Adam W
Aveo Engineering lights

just received wing kit today for my 7. starting to contemplate lighting and i came across the LED product by Aveo that replaces the Vans wingtip.
it looks real slick. the little i found to read on...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-13-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By Adam W
question and a suggestion drilling elevator horns

Everyone has been so helpful so far i thought Id post a decent suggestion i found worked well for drilling elevator horns. probably not groundbreaking but if i can be of any help to anyone else on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,026
Posted By Adam W
awsome news

congrats inspiring!
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-10-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,763
Posted By Adam W
proseal

bought aluminum angle at home depot 1.5" x 1.5" x 7 feet
bought 1oz proseal from vans
applied thin left four days and results are perfect just removing clecos now
they come out easy, little...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By Adam W
thanks to all

thanks to all
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By Adam W
what to coat them with

what would i coat them with to prevent the pro seal from sticking to them
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,180
Posted By Adam W
rudder trailing edge question

if i use the sealant to glue the trailing edge prior to riveting what stops the clecos from adhering to the sealant? will they come out easily? do I coat them with anything?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By Adam W
questions re RV-7 build

just ordered wing kit. Ive not had much luck researching the fuel sender issue . preliminary research reveals i will likely go Garmin G3X in the future.
the avionics guys say capacitative fuel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,027
Posted By Adam W
thinking ahead re wing kit

a few more questions. im really soaking it in from this forum. FYI i did make a payment to the site administrator

about to order wing kit for my 7
Vans site only mentions a fuel sender and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By Adam W
thank you

thanks for the advice
finishing up VS now
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2016, 01:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By Adam W
question re VS

just finished dimpling VS skin
1 do I dimple the holes for the VS fiberglass tip that take the CS4-4 rivets?
2 what is the drill size for these CS4-4 rivet holes?

I figure it makes sense to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By Adam W
thanks again

thanks again everyone.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By Adam W
help please

hello all. asking for more advice here

im at the point with my HS that im deburring dimpling and priming
after dimpling the rear HS spar the entire thing has developed a bend. is it ok to flute...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By Adam W
thank you again

thank you to all again
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By Adam W
thank you Wirejock

thank you for the encouraging answer,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By Adam W
Empenage help please

i hope this is the wright place to post this question / concern. im building the empenage for RV7. i have arrived at the step were you cleco on the skin for the horizontal Stabilizer. the next...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-29-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By Adam W
need help empenage build question

i hope this is the wright place to post this question / concern. im building the empenage for RV7. i have arrived atthe step were you cleco on the skin for the horizontal Stabilizer. the next step...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,416
Posted By Adam W
more thnks

thanks for the words guys
i think it will be SB wings and QB fuselage
unless i find a QB wing kit for resale relatively untouched
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,911
Posted By Adam W
still available?

is the RV7 wing kit available?
what stage is it at?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,416
Posted By Adam W
thanks for the advice everyone

i think revisiting the question 80% through empenage was good advice
i am building for the build i have a plane to fly so its not a time thing
thanks again
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,416
Posted By Adam W
RV-7 Newbie Builder need advice

Working on the RV7 empenage and considering the wing kit as its a long delivery. The quick build version is 6000 US dollars more than standard. I understand that the "nasty" gas tank job is done,...
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