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Forum: Electrical Systems 11-30-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By RandyAB
What to you think about the situation, (I am...

What to you think about the situation, (I am thinking of Aeroled VX Sun and Pulsar lights), where the manufacturer specifically requests that the grounds be done locally at the airframe?
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-28-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,589
Posted By RandyAB
I just picked up my Cee Baileys order. The flimsy...

I just picked up my Cee Baileys order. The flimsy cardboard box was half opened and the contents were crudely packed with brown paper. I wasnít too impressed with that aspect. I havenít had the...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-28-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By RandyAB
I spent $1700 between OR and EDMONTON if that...

I spent $1700 between OR and EDMONTON if that helps. Both QB wings and fuselage.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-19-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,746
Posted By RandyAB
This question was never answered and was...

This question was never answered and was wondering if perhaps Dean or somebody else could chime in. I ran two shielded 3 conductor wires (one for the Pulsar and the second for the VX Sun lights) at...
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks Bob. That is exactly what I was looking...

Thanks Bob. That is exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By RandyAB
Baffle kit with ShowPlanes cowl

I have my finish kit coming and was looking at adding stuff from the FWF kit. It seems that I already have most of the stuff. Iím going to add the baffle kit and the motor bolt submit. The question...
Forum: RV-10 10-14-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks Kyle. Did you do any wiring or ducting...

Thanks Kyle. Did you do any wiring or ducting work under the console before you attached it? Iím not sure how easy it will be to add stuff like O2!after the fact.
Forum: RV-10 10-14-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By RandyAB
Finishing cabin top interior.

Iíve read a bunch of different build logs regarding finishing of the cabin top interior and still donít feel that I have a complete grip on how to approach it with respect to order of operations.

I...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-14-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 28,962
Posted By RandyAB
I saw them perform at Sun n Fun in 2017. They...

I saw them perform at Sun n Fun in 2017. They were without a doubt the highlight of the show for me; much more interesting than even the blue guys. This news saddens me greatly.
Forum: RV-10 09-28-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,410
Posted By RandyAB
I went quickbuild with no regrets at all. In my...

I went quickbuild with no regrets at all. In my view it will pay for itself by putting the plane in the air 1-2 years early. What is flight time worth?
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,121
Posted By RandyAB
Mine were actually a bit offset too like Mark's.

Mine were actually a bit offset too like Mark's.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-17-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,897
Posted By RandyAB
That is great news Ross! Congratulations! I'm so...

That is great news Ross! Congratulations! I'm so happy to be on your bandwagon and running your system once my 10 is flying. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 488
Posted By RandyAB
Pitot regulator spar mount?

I sent an email to Van's asking for advice but didn't get a reply. Is it ok to drill into the spar to mount my Garmin pitot regulator which would require four #28 holes? Given the number of holes...
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,527
Posted By RandyAB
Mine was dual SDS, CAI, 9:1, Skytec starter, B&C...

Mine was dual SDS, CAI, 9:1, Skytec starter, B&C alternator. No heavy rods or preheat.
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,527
Posted By RandyAB
Hmmm. Mine was about $2k more through Aerosport,...

Hmmm. Mine was about $2k more through Aerosport, all other things being equal. Dunno why that would be.
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,527
Posted By RandyAB
Thatís different from what I experienced once the...

Thatís different from what I experienced once the fuel system, ignition system, and alternators were added and factored in to the final cost. They also put 9:1 pistons in which, if you were...
Forum: RV-10 08-30-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By RandyAB
I copied Mikeís solution. It worked out very...

I copied Mikeís solution. It worked out very nicely.
Forum: RV-10 08-30-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,527
Posted By RandyAB
I knew that I wanted an electronic ignition with...

I knew that I wanted an electronic ignition with BPE cold air induction. Vanís Really doesnít cater well to swapping options. Thunderbolt doesnít really either. I talked with both BPE and Aerosport,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By RandyAB
Steve, they WILL ship to a business. Give them a...

Steve, they WILL ship to a business. Give them a business name and you're in business! I used my professional corporation as a name and my home as the address. No problems.

Randy
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks for your thoughts. They are much...

Thanks for your thoughts. They are much appreciated. I understand what your saying with the dimples. The only pause I have is dimpling three layers as the instructions seem to imply. My experience so...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By RandyAB
Nice pics. You can see that you put rivets in the...

Nice pics. You can see that you put rivets in the skin along the rivet line in question while MED put them just between the backing plate and the angle. The instructions seem to point to both ways...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By RandyAB
That seems to be what the instructions say . That...

That seems to be what the instructions say . That means that the skins shouldn’t be drilled along that rivet line. I’ve seen pics of installs that have skin rivets along that line. The instructions...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By RandyAB
Gretz mast question.

I'm a bit confused as to the instructions for mounting the Gretz mast. The confusion involves the holes common to the backing plate and the supporting angle. The instructions seem to state to drill...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By RandyAB
Man Iím getting old, that was my thread.:(:(

Man Iím getting old, that was my thread.:(:(
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By RandyAB
Mounting fuel filter

Iím figuring out the fuel system architecture for my SDS system and I though I would throw a question out for discussion. Is there any major concern with mounting the post pump fuel filter in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By RandyAB
That is a great tip about the fittings. I will...

That is a great tip about the fittings. I will definitely check out Home Depot and Lowes.

With respect to the tubing, not all of it is made equal. The pure polypropylene stuff such as what comes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By RandyAB
https://www.amazon.ca/ATP-Surethane-Polyurethane-P...

https://www.amazon.ca/ATP-Surethane-Polyurethane-Plastic-Tubing/dp/B00E6B5O7S/ref=pd_lutyp_cxhsh_1_1?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B00E6B5O7S&pd_rd_r=605e5583-048d-4459-8f69-5191d47c64df&pd_rd_w=JkZU1&pd_rd_...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks guys. I have the static port from...

Thanks guys. I have the static port from Cleaveland with the static line. Im looking for the AOA and Pitot lines. At this point I’m not sure if the required fittings come with the instrument and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By RandyAB
Pitot line

Where does one find the tubing for the pitot and AOA in different colours like I' mseeing on other's installs? I'm looking but not finding. What are the specs that I should be looking for? 1/4"...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-02-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By RandyAB
I just finished (mostly) installing mine in the...

I just finished (mostly) installing mine in the 10. It will be way easier to do the initial cutting and install with the wingtips off of the wings. I did the work installing the lights with the...
Forum: Safety 07-31-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,267
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks Kyle. My bad. I wasn't thinking of it in...

Thanks Kyle. My bad. I wasn't thinking of it in terms of reference to the empty CG.
Forum: Safety 07-31-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,267
Posted By RandyAB
Ok. I'm not trying to thread drift but fuel has...

Ok. I'm not trying to thread drift but fuel has a positive moment for the RV10. How can burning fuel move CG aft?
Forum: Safety 07-31-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,267
Posted By RandyAB
This is a great thread. Thanks for...

This is a great thread. Thanks for sharing.

With respect to fuel burn, it is my understand that all weight added to the RV10 at least (I'm not sure of the others) moves CG aft. Burning fuel in...
Forum: RV-10 07-31-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks guys. I wasn't sure whether the stock ones...

Thanks guys. I wasn't sure whether the stock ones had improved to the point of making the aftermarket ones not worthwhile. That answers my question. I will order the Cleaveland ones.
Forum: RV-10 07-31-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By RandyAB
Intersection fairings for the 10

Are the aftermarket fairings from RV Bits sold by Cleaveland still the preferred fairings for the 10 for those who want quick and easy?
Forum: Reviews 07-31-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,681
Posted By RandyAB
I'll measure it for you now Geoff if you could...

I'll measure it for you now Geoff if you could tell me exactly where the measurement needs to be taken. I would love this product on my airplane.
Forum: RV-10 07-22-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By RandyAB
Ok. I got my Matco rims (mains and nose) and am...

Ok. I got my Matco rims (mains and nose) and am going through the manual looking for tubes that will work with the rims. According to the manual the wheel should have straight or 45 deg valve stems...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,659
Posted By RandyAB
Itís good to know that there has been some good...

Itís good to know that there has been some good response to the chemo and radiation Tom. Blessings to you and Suzanne.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-14-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 27,046
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks for sharing Ashley. That is a nice setup.

Thanks for sharing Ashley. That is a nice setup.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-13-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 27,046
Posted By RandyAB
To mount on top does one just need longer AN4...

To mount on top does one just need longer AN4 bolts?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-13-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 27,046
Posted By RandyAB
What kind of hardware is needed to mount the...

What kind of hardware is needed to mount the coils on top Ross? Iím thinking that there is only enough room for one of the to go up top. In that case Iím thinking likely the right one??
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By RandyAB
These are my preference too but I just canít seem...

These are my preference too but I just canít seem to get past the large cost of the crimper.
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks all for the helpful input. Iím going to...

Thanks all for the helpful input. Iím going to look at the retreads as the first option.
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By RandyAB
Clarification on Matco wheels and tires

I just ordered Matco mains and nosewheel. Iím also getting ready to finalize my finishing kit order. George at Matco told me that the tires and tubes supplied by Vanís would fit the Matco rims yet it...
Forum: RV-10 06-25-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,987
Posted By RandyAB
What a beautiful plane you built! Enjoy it!

What a beautiful plane you built! Enjoy it!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By RandyAB
https://www.napacanada.com/en/p/DSSHEPSG?ref=MA== ...

https://www.napacanada.com/en/p/DSSHEPSG?ref=MA==

Does this look appropriate?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By RandyAB
Thank you Gil. I will look into this one.

Thank you Gil. I will look into this one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By RandyAB
I'm going to have the plane professionally done...

I'm going to have the plane professionally done (to be determined who exactly) so I don't know that info Carl.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By RandyAB
Fibreglass primer

I'd appreciate suggestions for a good fibreglass primer. I've had a suggestion for SPI but it doesn't seem readily available in Canada. It has to be compatible with UV Smooth Prime.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By RandyAB
Thank you Larry. I will look into SPI.

Thank you Larry. I will look into SPI.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By RandyAB
You are most welcome Mike! I bought it from ACS....

You are most welcome Mike!

I bought it from ACS. It is non-hazardous so there were no Hazmat fees. It comes in a regular paint can either in quart size or gallon. Mixing was a hoot. All of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks. One last easy question. What primer...

Thanks. One last easy question. What primer works well on the fibreglass? I used Akzo/Nobel for the interior but I'm sure that isn't appropriate to use in this application.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By RandyAB
Ughhhh!!! Now you tell me! Actually, I installed...

Ughhhh!!! Now you tell me! Actually, I installed the AeroLED cutouts to accommodate the lights so there was more filling to do. I did did do extra though. My cabin top is grey outside and pink...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By RandyAB
Ok. Just tried spraying UVSP on a test piece....

Ok. Just tried spraying UVSP on a test piece. It's not recommended.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks Kyle. I'm going to use my wife's credit...

Thanks Kyle. I'm going to use my wife's credit card. That will save lots of money! :)

Did you try spraying?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By RandyAB
So I've tried applying the UVSP to one of the...

So I've tried applying the UVSP to one of the wingtips. I've tried dripping it on as well as brushing it on followed by squeegeeing it with a flat piece of 30 thou scrap aluminium. I find that it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By RandyAB
Small divots in the paint.

Small divots in the paint.
Forum: RV-14 06-20-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,920
Posted By RandyAB
Congratulations! Do you have any pictures or...

Congratulations! Do you have any pictures or video?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks Kyle. I've done one wing tip with...

Thanks Kyle. I've done one wing tip with straight epoxy (messy) and will do the other as you describe with several coats of UVSP squeeged on and then top coated. We will see how they compare.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks Scott. I thought I would double check.

Thanks Scott. I thought I would double check.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks for the tip on the release wax.

Thanks for the tip on the release wax.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,522
Posted By RandyAB
Thank you Scott for the application tip. I think...

Thank you Scott for the application tip. I think that I will try with straight epoxy as you suggest. When you say squeegee, are you referring to a rubber squeegee or plastic like a credit card?
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