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Forum: RV-8/8A 03-03-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By jlbpropilot
Compatibility question

Does anyone know if a 2000 era wing kit would be plug and play with a present day QB fuse? Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-24-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,638
Posted By jlbpropilot
Just got my Zip Tips via FedEx. I have not held...

Just got my Zip Tips via FedEx. I have not held them up to the wing to see how they fit but the quality by looking exceeds my expectations. At this point the only complaint I have is that for nearly...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-13-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,735
Posted By jlbpropilot
I agree, how necessary is dual AHARS?

I agree, how necessary is dual AHARS?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-13-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,735
Posted By jlbpropilot
Can you remote mount the transponder and a comm...

Can you remote mount the transponder and a comm with the ability to operate them from the G3?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-13-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,735
Posted By jlbpropilot
Garmin shopping list for RV8A

Could someone please suggest to me how they would equip the ideal IFR Garmin panel? I printed off their product sheets but there are so many options that Im confused. Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-02-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,202
Posted By jlbpropilot
Fantastic. Looks exponentially easier than...

Fantastic. Looks exponentially easier than riveting a piece of angle in there. Thank you to all.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-01-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,202
Posted By jlbpropilot
I ended up doing what many others have and...

I ended up doing what many others have and cutting my hinge wire in two, cutting a couple ears of the hinge and inserting the wire from the middle towards each end. Problem solved. Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-01-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,202
Posted By jlbpropilot
Aileron rigging and stops

I have mounted my aileron and checked the travel limits. I am on the low end tolerance for aileron down. Just out of curiosity what is supposed to be the travel limiter for the ailerons? In my case...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,638
Posted By jlbpropilot
Thank you guys. I will try to track some down.

Thank you guys. I will try to track some down.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,698
Posted By jlbpropilot
Excellent information Steve. You are...

Excellent information Steve. You are understanding exactly what I was trying to convey. Yes, all 8 holes are drilled (4 in front spar angle, 4 in rear spar) that attach the stab bars. For whatever...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,698
Posted By jlbpropilot
The drawing shows the spacers under the front...

The drawing shows the spacers under the front spar, I understand that. My issue is when the bolts are installed vertically which attach the front spar to the fuse, there is about a 3/16" gap between...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,698
Posted By jlbpropilot
Looks like in the last picture you can see that...

Looks like in the last picture you can see that the rear spar is aft of the slots the ears go through by about 3/16"
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,698
Posted By jlbpropilot
I will walk down the hangar and check that. I do...

I will walk down the hangar and check that. I do believe it is aft of the slots, The ears did appear to be vertical and not bent. I will double check however
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,698
Posted By jlbpropilot
Thank you Ctennis. as you can see in the...

Thank you Ctennis. as you can see in the pictures, when the bolts are installed to hold down the front spar, this leaves a gap for the rear spar. Leaves me scratching my head. Its always challenging...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,698
Posted By jlbpropilot
https://imgur.com/a/BShEkNT

https://imgur.com/a/BShEkNT
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,698
Posted By jlbpropilot
Can someone help me post a picture. I have...

Can someone help me post a picture. I have searched all over for instructions. This would help my cause.

I don't have any reason to believe the incidence of the horizontal isn't correct. The...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-18-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,698
Posted By jlbpropilot
This one doesn't have any angle on the rear spar...

This one doesn't have any angle on the rear spar but there is angle of the front spar. The rear attaches to two vertical 1/4" straps the come up from below
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-18-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,698
Posted By jlbpropilot
Empenage Mounting issue

So I have started on an 8 project that is quite a ways along. When I went to attach the horizontal stab to the fuse today I noticed an issue with the holes that have been previously drilled. As you...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-16-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,638
Posted By jlbpropilot
AVEO ZipTips

Anyone know if these are available and if so, where can they be purchased? Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-16-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,464
Posted By jlbpropilot
All I can say is when I ordered the USB drive...

All I can say is when I ordered the USB drive they suggested I take the files i wanted to my local printing shop and have them printed in whatever size I preferred. Not an attorney, just a dumb ol...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-14-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,464
Posted By jlbpropilot
Thanks for the input. I was able to get the $10...

Thanks for the input. I was able to get the $10 thumb drive on the way. Didn't realize I could have the files printed by my local printer without any copyright issues. Problem solved.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-13-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,464
Posted By jlbpropilot
Digital Plans and Build Manual

Hello, Is it acceptable practice to ask if someone can email me the plans and builders manual for the RV8. I am working on a project and the plans are pre 2000. Looks like they may have been updated...
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