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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By shanecfi
Drill Bits

I just got some from McMaster-Carr last week # 27 and # 30.

Take Care!
Forum: RV-14 12-26-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By shanecfi

Thanks guys. I am going to rivet the top skins today as directed in the plans. Also completed the SB. It was a little confusing between the SB directions and the plans. But I was able to figure it...
Forum: RV-14 12-24-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 773
Posted By shanecfi
Question on Page 16-04

Step 6, on page 16-04, has you rivet the Outboard Aileron Hinge Bracket Assembly after the top outboard skin is riveted in place:

"Step 6: Cleco the W-1014-L Outboard Aileron Hinge Bracket Assembly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,384
Posted By shanecfi

I can fully and truthfully say that without VAF I would not have met Mitch, test flown the 14a, and bought the 14a kit.

Not much else to add to this sentiment.

Wing skins riveting begins in about...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-15-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,967
Posted By shanecfi
Well Done!

WOW Very well done. Steve is right that corkscrew is awesome! Really makes me want an 8.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 782
Posted By shanecfi
Fuel tanks

Try "weep no more". They are going to seal my tanks during construction.
Forum: RV-14 07-16-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,478
Posted By shanecfi

Hey all, thanks for all the good advice. I was certain I would get many answers quickly here and I did!

Thanks again!
Forum: RV-14 07-15-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,478
Posted By shanecfi
Elevator Tip Fairings

We are getting close to attaching the Empennage fairings. I know the Wing Tips are attached with screws and nut plates. I have even seen people attach the tips with piano hinges. That is probably...
Forum: RV-14 06-08-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 72,255
Posted By shanecfi


Empennage 11-16 and Wings 1-17-17
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,064
Posted By shanecfi

I had to use lowercase to make it work for me.
Forum: RV-14 03-31-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,126
Posted By shanecfi


That is great news! I am so jealous however :) I will be at SnF as well. I just bought tickets for three days. Plans are for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. I have not been to SnF since the...
Forum: RV-14 03-20-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 860
Posted By shanecfi

Hello all,

I am approaching the time to start the Elevator. Getting a little bit ahead I decided to make the templates for the Elevators and the Trim Tab. On page 9-29 of the manual it states:...
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,688
Posted By shanecfi

Welcome I aboard. I to have thought about an A.C. in our 14a. We chose to 14a for comfort after all. However, when we flew with Mitch, in the factory demo, it was 87 and muggy! It was a bit...
Forum: RV-14 03-08-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,098
Posted By shanecfi

Welcome Aboard,

I echo all the above advice. I have found the most beneficial thing for me is to study, study, study the plans. Read ahead of every new step you take.

Your gonna love it!
Forum: RV-14 02-27-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,901
Posted By shanecfi
Trailing Edge

I just completed my rudder (14a). For a first time builder I am happy with it. I showed pictures to my EAA chapter and they said it was good. I know it was just a picture, haveing my tech adviser...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-23-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,432
Posted By shanecfi
Lukcy Man

You sir are a lucky man indeed. You are in the company of two beautiful ladies. As said above I need to set more rivets!
Forum: Primers 02-09-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,694
Posted By shanecfi

I think he means this...........

Forum: RV-14 01-22-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,872
Posted By shanecfi

I will look for that yoke as well. The Longeron one I have did not quite each. I am in Macedonia, Ohio 44056. Not so exotic:)

Thanks for the input guys!
Forum: RV-14 01-21-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,872
Posted By shanecfi
Need Advice Already!

We recently started on the Vertical Stabilizer to our RV-14a. I riveted the substructure together and I am having trouble setting some rivets in the Forward Spar # 803pp and the two bottom Ribs #'s...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By shanecfi
Tampa Area

I feel like such a mooch. I have already done it with the local EAA chapter. But I can not wait until have the skills to return the favor. I am the Tampa area until Friday AM. Are there any...
Forum: RV-14 11-23-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,489
Posted By shanecfi
Did the deed

Well we finally ordered the first two kits (RV-14A-empennage and wings) on November 8, 2016. I initially said I would wait and just have the wings and empennage sent at the same time in January. ...
Forum: RV-14 11-04-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,921
Posted By shanecfi
Good News

That's great--Let us know how it goes!
Forum: RV-14 11-01-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,921
Posted By shanecfi
This may help you

We took our demo flight with Mitch Lock, in his new 14A, back in September. I can not say enough good things about our experience. He is located in Maryland. Here is a link to my post about our...
Forum: Reviews 09-15-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,385
Posted By shanecfi
Hello Mike and thanks for the welcome, Mitch...

Hello Mike and thanks for the welcome,

Mitch also has a 10. We did not fly in it, but he did show it to us and we sat in it. It does have more room for sure. Still on the fence on what model. I...
Forum: Reviews 09-15-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,385
Posted By shanecfi
Our Morning with Mitch Lock

I have been contemplating taking the dive into building my own plane for about 25+ years now. That life long dream is about to become reality. I have done a lot of researching in the past year or...
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