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Forum: RV-14 06-15-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 77,116
Posted By mturnerb
I have some scars as well as plenty of DNA...

I have some scars as well as plenty of DNA evidence in the airframe that I can use to prove the "51%" rule....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,309
Posted By mturnerb
Monday PM. Looking forward to it.

Monday PM. Looking forward to it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By mturnerb
The big parts cost the most to crate: you could...

The big parts cost the most to crate: you could leave big parts uncrated and have smaller ones crated, then convert the crates to shelving / storage in your work area. 25 x 25 is pretty good space...
Forum: RV-12 06-10-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By mturnerb
It's very easy to select these frequencies from...

It's very easy to select these frequencies from G3X and transfer to the radio.
Forum: RV-14 06-06-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By mturnerb
“Let it Go” needs to be the theme song for...

“Let it Go” needs to be the theme song for airplane building. We all tend to obsess over stuff like this.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-04-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By mturnerb
Plenty of other vendors for standard dimple dies...

Plenty of other vendors for standard dimple dies (by no means unique to the RV-14): Cleaveland Aircraft Tools, Planetools, Aircraft Tool Supply, Brown Aviation, Pan American to name a few.

That...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By mturnerb
I guess the purpose is a key question. For me, I...

I guess the purpose is a key question. For me, I just wanted to document the process with updates/photos and descriptions of my work. Two main reasons:

1. Document compliance with EAB 51% rule
2....
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-02-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By mturnerb
In addition to common standard rivets in many...

In addition to common standard rivets in many sizes, I keep a stock of various rivets that can be substituted for standard rivets - specifically CherryMax and MK-319-BS, and extras of common size AN3...
Forum: Primers 06-01-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By mturnerb
I order SEM self-etching primer in rattle cans...

I order SEM self-etching primer in rattle cans from Summit Racing - best price I've found. The regular (non-rattle can) is available as well. I use gray (started with green, switched to gray when I...
Forum: Reviews 06-01-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By mturnerb
I just ordered my RV-14A interior from them. ...

I just ordered my RV-14A interior from them. Several threads on this site and very good information on their website. Customer service on the phone is top notch.
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-01-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By mturnerb
Roman and Dima: Welcome to the RV-14A world. ...

Roman and Dima: Welcome to the RV-14A world. Will you be doing a blog or online build log? If so be sure to share link with other VAF'ers so we can follow your work - it's a great way for all of...
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By mturnerb
P/N is W-00026

P/N is W-00026
Forum: RV-12 05-31-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,923
Posted By mturnerb
I flew an RV-12 for a while - can't agree more...

I flew an RV-12 for a while - can't agree more with this and other comments. I got caught on one long cross country flight with higher than forecast, gusty winds (around 14-19kts) at 45 degrees to...
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By mturnerb
I built SB fuselage, then ordered QB wings (which...

I built SB fuselage, then ordered QB wings (which are now wrapped up). I enjoyed building the fuselage - but it took a bit longer than I anticipated. The only part of the wing kit that's needed for...
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By mturnerb
The “substitute” wire for the yellow wire in the...

The “substitute” wire for the yellow wire in the harness is clearly labeled. (On mine the white replacement wire not only has number label but also says something like “yellow wire” - it’s in...
Forum: RV-14 05-30-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By mturnerb
Yep - Fixed it!

Yep - Fixed it!
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-30-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,949
Posted By mturnerb
If you're not on a first name basis with everyone...

If you're not on a first name basis with everyone in the order department at Vans, something is wrong....
Forum: RV-14 05-30-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By mturnerb
I'm pretty sure #27 is equivalent to a #6 screw...

I'm pretty sure #27 is equivalent to a #6 screw (so #6 dimple die) Easy way to find out - try it on a piece of scrap material.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By mturnerb
My WAG is that it has to do with size of the...

My WAG is that it has to do with size of the bolt/screw head - needs to cover teeth of washer. Just a guess though
Forum: RV-14 05-28-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By mturnerb
To be safe I'd plan on three "normal" or two...

To be safe I'd plan on three "normal" or two "strong/young" people (guys) to move it - if I had it to do again I'd have a third person: it was tricky even just moving it up from a lower platform to...
Forum: RV-14 05-27-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By mturnerb
The crated weights are posted on Van's website. ...

The crated weights are posted on Van's website. My fuselage at "QB" stage was heavy enough to be a job for two to lift/move it (mostly we "transferred" from one surface to another). Hard to...
Forum: Safety 05-26-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,203
Posted By mturnerb
To my (doctor) ears this sounds very promising: ...

To my (doctor) ears this sounds very promising: "mild to moderate" is much better than what you described in the original post. Your post and willingness to share your experience is a true public...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,987
Posted By mturnerb
Excellent - thanks!

Excellent - thanks!
Forum: Safety 05-26-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,203
Posted By mturnerb
Has your kidney function rebounded? Many times...

Has your kidney function rebounded? Many times it does when the obstruction is resolved.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,987
Posted By mturnerb
I may try to come with my wife and son who'll be...

I may try to come with my wife and son who'll be with me at OSH this year. Question - I'm staying in Green Bay and will have car parked at the show: what's the best way to get there in that...
Forum: RV-14 05-25-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By mturnerb
Not sure about books but lots of good blogs from...

Not sure about books but lots of good blogs from builders. I took Synergy Air's class which I found very helpful.
Forum: RV-14 05-25-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,977
Posted By mturnerb
Thanks for replies - I'll go no headrests. ...

Thanks for replies - I'll go no headrests. Confirms my general thoughts.
Forum: RV-14 05-25-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,977
Posted By mturnerb
Headrests - yes or no

I'm ordering seats/interior from Classic Aero. My biggest decision is whether or not to get the headrests.

Thoughts?

Pros/Cons?

Thanks
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-24-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,626
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 05-23-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,650
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 05-23-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,151
Posted By mturnerb
Any reason not to use MK-319BS?

Any reason not to use MK-319BS?
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
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: 19
Views: 2,137
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: 2,471
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: 606
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: 606
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: 606
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: 2,471
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: 691
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: 867
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: 867
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: 79
Views: 43,268
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: 755
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: 938
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: 1,581
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: 938
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: 938
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: 938
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: 1,581
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: 49,685
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: 49,685
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: 79
Views: 43,268
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: 79
Views: 43,268
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: 4,650
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: 3,252
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: 1,174
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: 1,304
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: 49
Views: 7,068
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: 532
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: 532
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: 2,733
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: 551
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.
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