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Forum: RV-7/7A Today, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By jcarne
I removed the hole entirely on both the spar...

I removed the hole entirely on both the spar flange and the bottom skin. Keep in mind that when you bolt the mount down there is most likely a small gap that will get closed up which will require...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 12-02-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By jcarne
Agreed, I have subscribed to his channel for...

Agreed, I have subscribed to his channel for quite some time. It also amazed me how good of spirits Nikk was in!
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-02-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By jcarne
Ya in the future account for thinnest material,...

Ya in the future account for thinnest material, ease of drilling if ever required, and clearance, then make your selection on which way the rivet should go.

I got these rivets with the no hole...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-28-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By jcarne
The only thing I see worth mentioning is the...

The only thing I see worth mentioning is the minimum distance Van's put on their drawing below. 3 inches to the front of the block. As long as you are within this limit and watch the edge distance...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,141
Posted By jcarne
I went stock on this one and got the AFP from...

I went stock on this one and got the AFP from Van's. I have not run mine yet but I can assure you it is a quality product based on looks and feel, very well manufactured.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By jcarne
Well heck ya! I can't wait until I say the same...

Well heck ya! I can't wait until I say the same thing.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-27-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By jcarne
I haven't done these ones in particular yet but I...

I haven't done these ones in particular yet but I have done quite a few in tight areas and have found that ordering some longer ones from Spruce made it easier on me. I could actually grab the ends...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-22-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,320
Posted By jcarne
Ya I wouldn't mess with it either, just wondering...

Ya I wouldn't mess with it either, just wondering for curiosities sake.
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-22-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,320
Posted By jcarne
I definitely agree with you, 3/8" sweep would not...

I definitely agree with you, 3/8" sweep would not worry me in the slightest. Just out of curiosity though are your rear spars hitting the rivet pointed out in this picture? I put flush rivets here...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-22-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By jcarne
If you are talking about the z-brackets that are...

If you are talking about the z-brackets that are used on the fuel tanks then no I don't believe you need to do anything with that groove. I just left it.

For posting pictures check out my post...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By jcarne
I also flip after a few minutes. I have also...

I also flip after a few minutes. I have also found that leaving the good stuff in the gun for upwards of 30 min to 1 hour is no problem, just give it a mix before spraying again.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By jcarne
My process is similar to this as well. I spray...

My process is similar to this as well. I spray in the driveway, bring parts into the garage and all is good.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By jcarne
You might check this document from Van's. Scroll...

You might check this document from Van's. Scroll down to cleaning where they have a list of chemicals that are ok and ones that are not. ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-17-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By jcarne
I just used MK-319-BS rivets there.

I just used MK-319-BS rivets there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,902
Posted By jcarne
Ultimately it makes the most sense to use what...

Ultimately it makes the most sense to use what you are comfortable with. For me, making life easier in some ways by using knots makes it more comfortable. Also I just don't feel like a pilot unless...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-13-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the comments Gordon! I am on the same...

Thanks for the comments Gordon! I am on the same page on 1-3. Top skin is slated to be one of the last things done so that I can do all the wiring in peace. :D I'm in the process now of gathering...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By jcarne
Ya the holes are what matters. That being said,...

Ya the holes are what matters. That being said, on the -7 if the rib was flat the holes were also lined up.
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-12-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,136
Posted By jcarne
Fair enough, glad to see she will fly again!

Fair enough, glad to see she will fly again!
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-11-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,136
Posted By jcarne
Very cool project you are helping out with! ...

Very cool project you are helping out with! Sorry to hear about the engine stoppage... Anyone know what caused it?
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-11-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Well I have changed gears a bit but I'm still...

Well I have changed gears a bit but I'm still getting things done. I decided it was time to do some things in the garage pertaining to the flaps and ailerons since winter is approaching and I can...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-10-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,354
Posted By jcarne
Very fun build log to read, keep up the good...

Very fun build log to read, keep up the good work! First mistake is the worst, you will get used to them. :D I have a bucket of screw up parts now...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-08-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Now that is what I want to hear! haha...

Now that is what I want to hear! haha unfortunately I can't get to this job until summer. :mad:
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-07-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Whoops sorry I missed this post back then good...

Whoops sorry I missed this post back then good sir. I never thought of putting them guys inside the fuselage. Thanks for pointing this out, I will have to take a look.
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-07-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Yep this will be a slider. For some reason the...

Yep this will be a slider. For some reason the tipper just doesn't do it for me. (the manual sure makes the tipper look like a lot more work too)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By jcarne
I say just understand the parts in section 5 that...

I say just understand the parts in section 5 that are relevant to you at the time during the build. Read it many times if needed. Then I liked to search part numbers of what ever I was working on...
Forum: RV-14 11-05-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 58,089
Posted By jcarne
Heck ya man, nice looking bird too!

Heck ya man, nice looking bird too!
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-04-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Well the work continues. I'm ordering all of the...

Well the work continues. I'm ordering all of the stuff for fireproofing the fire wall, I'm going with .010" titanium because a sheet of it is still cheaper than the 0.005" foil from Titanium Goat...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-04-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,697
Posted By jcarne
Yep I think a pneumatic squeezer is about the...

Yep I think a pneumatic squeezer is about the best thing since sliced bread. Especially since the advent of the longeron yolk.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
Posted By jcarne
Welcome to the forum good sir!

Welcome to the forum good sir!
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-03-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Time for some more odds and ends. Decided to...

Time for some more odds and ends.

Decided to drill the air vent intakes to the fuse. I will proseal but I wanted a few rivets to hold them as well. ...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-03-2018, 02:15 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Ya I hear ya, my progress has definitely slowed...

Ya I hear ya, my progress has definitely slowed down a bit.



Thank you for the kind words. Really glad my log is enjoyable!
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-30-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Haha and I was actually thinking I'm not in the...

Haha and I was actually thinking I'm not in the garage enough.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-27-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Russ, your insight into this is very...

Thanks Russ, your insight into this is very appreciated! I went ahead and installed everything, seems to all fit great.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1916/44668521845_4a63bbfd6f_b.jpg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-27-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Well I have been kind of all over the place just...

Well I have been kind of all over the place just having fun. I'm gearing up to start focusing on the front deck as you can see in the last pic.

Test fitting all the fuel lines I ordered from Tom...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,128
Posted By jcarne
As long as you think you can find the time for it...

As long as you think you can find the time for it it sounds like your heart is in the right place. My moto is to try and do something on it EVERY day. Building is pretty enjoyable (some tasks more...
Forum: Primers 10-25-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,106
Posted By jcarne
I too have painted things quickly outside and...

I too have painted things quickly outside and then brought it inside to finish curing. I put the parts in their own room to minimize the fumes. Doing it a few times is probably ok but I don't think...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-24-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By jcarne
Well after looking at it a little closer and...

Well after looking at it a little closer and snugging things up I have found that the stop nuts still have threads past them and nothing seems to be interfering. At first I was thinking the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-24-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By jcarne
Thank you good sir, I'll go ahead and check that....

Thank you good sir, I'll go ahead and check that. Just thought it was weird how far off from the recommended dimension it should be.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-23-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By jcarne
Control colum pushrod question F-665

Hello everyone, I was wondering, did your length come out anywhere close to the suggested length by Van's? I'm assuming the two control sticks need to be parallel. If I do this my connecting rod is...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-20-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Oh snap somebody got some riveting...

Oh snap somebody got some riveting done!

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1915/44736460614_27d80a89b8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bad49s)20181020_203139 (https://flic.kr/p/2bad49s) by Jereme Carne...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-20-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
Posted By jcarne
Yep I couldn't find it either. Just called them...

Yep I couldn't find it either. Just called them up and said add two longerons, she knew exactly what I was talking about.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-20-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,369
Posted By jcarne
I did not take a class, just learned and modified...

I did not take a class, just learned and modified techniques over time. I spend a lot of time here researching things first. I would have liked to take the class if it was available nearby. To me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,921
Posted By jcarne
Holy smokes what a cool desk Doug just posted!!! ...

Holy smokes what a cool desk Doug just posted!!! Also, I agree, keep it for the scrap, that 0.032 will come in handy for sure.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-14-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By jcarne
Yep very common question indeed. I like to...

Yep very common question indeed. I like to countersink to flush then go 0.007 thousandths deeper as section 5 mentions. Usually leaves a little gap between the pieces that will pretty much always...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-12-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Well I finally got some time to do some priming...

Well I finally got some time to do some priming and painting. Pretty much all I have left now is the seats (which are ready) and the front deck (which is not). ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-12-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By jcarne
I drilled mine early while drilling everything...

I drilled mine early while drilling everything else. Bjorn does a good job illustrating the second question. In the end it's not big deal, I had to file my seat skins a little bit as they were a...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-11-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Well I have been putzing around a little, but now...

Well I have been putzing around a little, but now that my primer is finally here get ready for the train to start rolling again before winter!

Started fabricating the mount for the ADAHRS unit. ...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-11-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Well there is an easy fix to that one Kent, get...

Well there is an easy fix to that one Kent, get back out there! :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-11-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,333
Posted By jcarne
I agree with Larry on the Wedgelocks, definitely...

I agree with Larry on the Wedgelocks, definitely a noticeable difference. Also I love having a tungsten bucking bar and pneumatic squeezer.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-10-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,333
Posted By jcarne
I have tried a few different tool companies and...

I have tried a few different tool companies and found Cleaveland to have the best quality tools. Their prices have recently gone up on a lot of things but still the best tools around.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-10-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Taylor! I'm really truly glad that my...

Thanks Taylor! I'm really truly glad that my build log is doing what others have done for me. Looking forward to some more -6 posts!
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-10-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,789
Posted By jcarne
Oh wow! Well at any rate if you have to access...

Oh wow! Well at any rate if you have to access the inside for this task it wasn't all that difficult, just took time.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-09-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,789
Posted By jcarne
I STRONGLY recommend putting in anti-rotation...

I STRONGLY recommend putting in anti-rotation brackets towards the front of the flop tube exit inside the tank. It caused me problems and I had to assess the inside again after I was all finished. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,339
Posted By jcarne
A short video on deburring alone would answer...

A short video on deburring alone would answer literally thousands of questions.
It seems like no two people really seem to agree on how much is enough and what the end goal should be. This video...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-08-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,046
Posted By jcarne
I literally just started doing this tonight. ...

I literally just started doing this tonight. Here is what I came up with. This will go between the two J-stringers like many have done. Probably will use little brass screws to make it...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-07-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Carl, glad people enjoy watching the build!

Thanks Carl, glad people enjoy watching the build!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,578
Posted By jcarne
I wonder if the increase in weight is in part to...

I wonder if the increase in weight is in part to address the light wing loading. I watched a very well done video not long ago about the safety record of LSA vs Part 23 aircraft which attributed the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-07-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Well I got the brake lines temporarily fitted. ...

Well I got the brake lines temporarily fitted. Now I need to sort out the finer details of how to tidy things up. I thought about braided lines for about 5 seconds but then I saw the cost of them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By jcarne
Wow, if that is true that would be quite a game...

Wow, if that is true that would be quite a game changer to the LSA market.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-07-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Well after getting the left landing mount...

Well after getting the left landing mount installed in significantly less time than the right it was time to move on. My primer shipment didn't make it by the weekend so I had to change plans. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By jcarne
I get my edges pretty dang smooth. Approach...

I get my edges pretty dang smooth. Approach depends on the part but I always hit it with a soft scotchbrite wheel as a final step. Most of the time I'm using 400 grit sandcloth. In a nutshell, I'm...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-29-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,733
Posted By jcarne
Well these two pictures may not look like much...

Well these two pictures may not look like much but it took me about 5 hours to get this guy in. I had to drill some holes, do some countersinking and the likes. One more to go, hopefully I'll get...
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