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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 586
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott-- you 'can' put 2 reservoirs on the...

Scott-- you 'can' put 2 reservoirs on the copilots side and plumb the rest per plans. Filling, bleeding and cleaning the probable mess will require a contortionist.

Tom
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 368,844
Posted By TS Flightlines
Very nice Joe!! Tom

Very nice Joe!!

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,609
Posted By TS Flightlines
All--Thank you so much for the kind words,...

All--Thank you so much for the kind words, thoughts and prayers. Suzanne was GREATLY moved by the outpouring of love and prayer from all of you. Some of you she knows, most she doesnt. To her, some...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,609
Posted By TS Flightlines
Absence-kind of RV related

All----As some of you are now aware, I've been absent from posting alot on VAF. Not that I'm mad at anyone, or have been MIA. Yes, I've been working, but I do want to explain briefly.
In January,...
Forum: RV-12 07-15-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,146
Posted By TS Flightlines
Being able to see the fuselage first hand is a...

Being able to see the fuselage first hand is a big help. Sometimes, even having the plans you can get a good perspective of whats around the area where you are working.

Tom
Forum: RV-12 07-14-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,146
Posted By TS Flightlines
Steve is going a good job of working through...

Steve is going a good job of working through this.
Tom
Forum: RV-12 07-13-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,146
Posted By TS Flightlines
Steve and I have been working on this since last...

Steve and I have been working on this since last year, Oshkosh time. Mostly Steve and the beta testers, but its been a long process. Several of the beta testers had attempted to make these with...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-08-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,387
Posted By TS Flightlines
Our thoughts and prayer go out to Allan and...

Our thoughts and prayer go out to Allan and Rhonda. Monty's legacy lives on.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott, Congrats on a job well done! Now enjoy the...

Scott, Congrats on a job well done! Now enjoy the plane that you worked so hard to build.
Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-04-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By TS Flightlines
Alain---as with most of these issues, its...

Alain---as with most of these issues, its generally an instrumentation/sender/wiring connection issue. You are taking fuel pressure and converting it to an electronic signal so the EFIS can read it....
Forum: RV-10 06-29-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,823
Posted By TS Flightlines
Lee and Lars definitely know RV's. Tom

Lee and Lars definitely know RV's.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,505
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Bill and crew on a great...

Congrats Bill and crew on a great accomplishment!
Tom
Forum: RV-14 06-26-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By TS Flightlines
Shout out to Don, Colleen and Kyle for developing...

Shout out to Don, Colleen and Kyle for developing this!

Tom
Forum: RV-14 06-26-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By TS Flightlines
Tony---I just have a mockup master here that...

Tony---I just have a mockup master here that Carla sent me. Its at 7.25 C/C now. Dont have a set of 14 pedals to check it with.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hi Sam!---Gil has some good data on this! Tom

Hi Sam!---Gil has some good data on this!
Tom
Forum: RV-14 06-22-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By TS Flightlines
They dont publish it, but snug 13 in/lb should...

They dont publish it, but snug 13 in/lb should work.

Tom
Forum: Polishing your RV 06-22-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,871
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott-- really a great looking plane! Tom

Scott-- really a great looking plane!

Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-22-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By TS Flightlines
DONT rely on firesleeve, integral silicone...

DONT rely on firesleeve, integral silicone firesleeving or heat shields to protect the hoses over good routing and installation. We know of one case where a firesleeved teflon hose laid on the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-19-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,530
Posted By TS Flightlines
Rick---one change at a time and test under...

Rick---one change at a time and test under similar conditions. Too many, or different conditions and yo wont know what fixed it, or made it worse, or did nothing. 2 many changes can counteract each...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-19-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By TS Flightlines
You can make a -3 teflon hose with -2 AN on...

You can make a -3 teflon hose with -2 AN on them.

Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-18-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By TS Flightlines
5/16-24 UNJF is a -2 fitting, 3/8 hex. Tom

5/16-24 UNJF is a -2 fitting, 3/8 hex.

Tom
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By TS Flightlines
Syrus---if you are using a EFII injection with a...

Syrus---if you are using a EFII injection with a RV14A, YES you can mount the pump. Thats easy---the extra set of rigid tubes from the Andair Duplex valve to the side bulkhead fittings---well not so...
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By TS Flightlines
which plane? Tom

which plane?

Tom
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-13-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By TS Flightlines
Don----I'll answer for Steve--- Our hoses route...

Don----I'll answer for Steve---
Our hoses route along the front of the gear leg and cross over the axle to the caliper. No loop. These are -4 hoses with -4 AN hose ends.
Tom
Forum: Safety 06-12-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,506
Posted By TS Flightlines
But you have to admit---its a cool thing to...

But you have to admit---its a cool thing to watch!!
Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-11-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,937
Posted By TS Flightlines
Good job Darin!! Tom

Good job Darin!!
Tom
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-10-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,657
Posted By TS Flightlines
Nice package! Tom

Nice package!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 104,846
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Laura on a great accomplishment! Tom

Congrats Laura on a great accomplishment!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By TS Flightlines
Were your hoses NOT capped off while sitting? Tom

Were your hoses NOT capped off while sitting?

Tom
Forum: RV-12 06-06-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,399
Posted By TS Flightlines
I've seen the -12 that Steve and Bob have been...

I've seen the -12 that Steve and Bob have been building, and its first rate. Would be a great head start for someone looking for a 12.
Tom
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-05-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By TS Flightlines
Trent---#1 is for fuel pressure, #3 for pump...

Trent---#1 is for fuel pressure, #3 for pump overflow. IF you are using a flow transducer, like a flo scan or a cube, it goes between #2 and your carb.

Tom
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-05-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dave, ours are not coated. Commercially available...

Dave, ours are not coated. Commercially available AN818 nuts generally are not, nor are Stratoflex stainless hose ends.
That being said, some builders have applied a light film of moly lube to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,441
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Scott on a job well done! Proud of...

Congrats Scott on a job well done! Proud of you!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,545
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Bill---very proud of you! Tom

Congrats Bill---very proud of you!
Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-03-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By TS Flightlines
Randy---I see alot of work ahead to make use of...

Randy---I see alot of work ahead to make use of that port. Bracket mods, hose mods, and other things I can t think of. If there not another port for your purpose?
Tom
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-03-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By TS Flightlines
Mike and all--- our hose ends are all 304...

Mike and all---
our hose ends are all 304 stainless, -3 through -8. Not just a stainless nut over a brass, aluminum or steel insert. As such, YES it does take a little extra torque to seal the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By TS Flightlines
The Jiffy Tite and Staubli connectors are great....

The Jiffy Tite and Staubli connectors are great. And less expensive than the ones from Stratoflex. Doubt that you are going to use a -12 hose on your RV--other than the breather hose. But yes---you...
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,826
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Bill!----youre almost ready! Tom

Congrats Bill!----youre almost ready!
Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-30-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By TS Flightlines
Michael, could be since the orifice in the...

Michael, could be since the orifice in the transducer is about .180.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By TS Flightlines
The 120* hose end brings the hose back to level...

The 120* hose end brings the hose back to level with the side hole.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By TS Flightlines
Gregg---what selector valve are you using? I...

Gregg---what selector valve are you using? I assume the Andair 7T valve. We use a 120* hose end in conjuction with the EF20 Andair elbow to align the hose with the side skin hole.

Tom
Forum: RV-12 05-29-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By TS Flightlines
AC43-13, table 9-2. Show min and max for steel...

AC43-13, table 9-2. Show min and max for steel tubing, so use the upper limit for stainless.
Flats method works well also.

Tom
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Kevin!!!!!! Tom

Congrats Kevin!!!!!!

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By TS Flightlines
As far as I know, Ryan is right. Its one of those...

As far as I know, Ryan is right. Its one of those connect the dots exercises. Various ways and routings.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,995
Posted By TS Flightlines
Carl---The 14 plans show the transducer between...

Carl---The 14 plans show the transducer between the mechanical pump and the servo. There are 2 different set ups, depending on whether its a 'A' model or a tail dragger.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,348
Posted By TS Flightlines
Steve---awesome job. Gee seems like it would...

Steve---awesome job. Gee seems like it would 'almost' be good to have a spare set of tanks already built.

Tom
Forum: Safety 05-20-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,951
Posted By TS Flightlines
Really looks like a tire valve cap. Wow. makes...

Really looks like a tire valve cap. Wow. makes you wonder.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By TS Flightlines
REALLY good walking shoes!!!! back and forth,...

REALLY good walking shoes!!!! back and forth, back and forth. Especially on show days.

Tom
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-16-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,600
Posted By TS Flightlines
Nothing wrong with using aluminum tubing for the...

Nothing wrong with using aluminum tubing for the brake line to the caliper. Thousands of RV's and others do it, and generally without any problems. Like Walt said, a nice loop, and make sure the line...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-16-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 25,573
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jereme, the fun is just starting! Wait until you...

Jereme, the fun is just starting! Wait until you get to put all those pieces together. YES----you must sit in it and make engine noises!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ed email me----- Tom

Ed email me-----
Tom
Forum: RV-14 05-13-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,827
Posted By TS Flightlines
The problem -

as I see it isnt in having an outside source building the tanks, its SHIPPING them to the owner UNDAMAGED. You guys in the shipping business know what I'm talking about. Would be a great side...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-10-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By TS Flightlines
Bruce---email me for a tip-- Tom

Bruce---email me for a tip--
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By TS Flightlines
CHAD====congrats my friend on a major...

CHAD====congrats my friend on a major milestone!!
Tom
Forum: RV-14 05-09-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,132
Posted By TS Flightlines
UHHHHH

I dont have section 48 of the plans----so what tubes are you talking about? Exhaust hangars?

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,509
Posted By TS Flightlines
Possibly an internal issue with the vent line?...

Possibly an internal issue with the vent line? Gee Scott, I hope not. But sure sound like a venting issue.

Tom
Forum: RV-14 05-08-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By TS Flightlines
There are a LOT of RV14's with the transducer in...

There are a LOT of RV14's with the transducer in the stock location, and this is the first I've heard of this happening. If this is correct, the wiring is farther away than the supply hose---so even...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,254
Posted By TS Flightlines
Spruce restrictor fitting is 05-11908 Tom

Spruce restrictor fitting is 05-11908

Tom
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-06-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By TS Flightlines
Bruno---this is another one of those cases where...

Bruno---this is another one of those cases where there is no wrong answer, just better ones. There are many installs that work with excellent results. Some better than others. Mickey's install is...
Forum: RV-14 05-03-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By TS Flightlines
Cody---the Beringer Nose gear kit is the same for...

Cody---the Beringer Nose gear kit is the same for the 10 and the 14A, by the part number. But I would definitely check with Carla about the axle.
Tom
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-03-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,899
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dan, we have typically left that to the engineers...

Dan, we have typically left that to the engineers that designed the accessories. Since most of the fuel systems we plumb use -6 AN fittings and were originally used with 303 hose (5/16 .312 ID) we...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,601
Posted By TS Flightlines
Mark---can we assume some of the other flights...

Mark---can we assume some of the other flights after the changes also were up to 3g, and no incidents? So this indication just started? And boost pump on during loops?
Just asking--
Tom
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