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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,562
Posted By Av8rRob
How much vinyl is required to wrap a plane? Not...

How much vinyl is required to wrap a plane? Not including striping and extra details. Can anybody say how much they purchased and used?

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,505
Posted By Av8rRob
Bill, congrats on your fast and amazing build. Do...

Bill, congrats on your fast and amazing build. Do you mind sharing your weight and balance numbers?
Forum: RV-14 06-11-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Av8rRob
I had the exact same issue so dont feel bad.

I had the exact same issue so dont feel bad.
Forum: RV-14 06-03-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By Av8rRob
My rodends had to be backed out a turn or two to...

My rodends had to be backed out a turn or two to prevent rubbing of the elevator leading edge to a rivet on the hs spar. Then when is movement was completely free I had no issues with range of motion
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,671
Posted By Av8rRob
You will need the wing alignment template for the...

You will need the wing alignment template for the fuselage. This comes in the wing kit, so order it early.
Forum: RV-14 05-25-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,286
Posted By Av8rRob
Headrests

I spoke to Stoney about his headrests and he did not like them. He said they didn’t add any comfort and made it harder to access the baggage compartment (at least thats what I remembered he said).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By Av8rRob
What did you do with your spare parts?

I decided to use my “practice rudder” as a table in my man cave. I also used a elevator spar that got bent during a moment of distraction with the scotch brite wheel as and pool cue stick holder. Any...
Forum: RV-14 05-06-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,563
Posted By Av8rRob
Marvin, any chance you can update us on your -14...

Marvin, any chance you can update us on your -14 data?
Forum: RV-14 04-30-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,637
Posted By Av8rRob
Carl, any chance of posting some photos of your...

Carl, any chance of posting some photos of your in cabin pin setup?
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,628
Posted By Av8rRob
Thanks for the recommendations everyone

Thanks for the recommendations everyone
Forum: RV-14 04-25-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,628
Posted By Av8rRob
How to build and fly a Rv-14 to be quiet?

Ok guys heres the question, what choice would you make while building and how would you takeoff to be as neighbor friendly and quiet as possible (within reason). Im thinking a vetterman exhaust with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,541
Posted By Av8rRob
So I just checked on craigslist and found these 6...

So I just checked on craigslist and found these 6 lights 5 minutes away. Any ideas how well they would light up a 40 x 50 hangar? ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By Av8rRob
Thanks for the replys guys, for those who...

Thanks for the replys guys, for those who recommended a professional; how did you find them? I would definitely want a quote from a pro before I attempt it. Do i just start calling roofers?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By Av8rRob
How do you fix a leaking metal hangar roof?

Looking for some recommendations on how to repair a few leaks in the roof of a metal hangar. What do you guys recommend?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,541
Posted By Av8rRob
Ok lighting geniuses, help me out here. I have a...

Ok lighting geniuses, help me out here. I have a 40’ x 50’ hangar / workshop that needs an entirely new light system. How do these lights...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,011
Posted By Av8rRob
I bled my Beringer brake with a combination of...

I bled my Beringer brake with a combination of pressure from a garden sprayer pushing the fluid up from the brakes to the reservoir and suction from the brakes using a harbor freight vacuum bleeder....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By Av8rRob
Home insurance for those with airstrips?

Hey everybody, I have a question for those who have airstrips on their property, who do you use for Home Insurance? Feel free to PM or email me with details

Thanks

Rob
Av8rrob@gmail.com
Forum: RV-14 12-16-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,957
Posted By Av8rRob
I have same issue. If you look closely, you will...

I have same issue. If you look closely, you will see the edges above the engine mount are still lose. I only attachech the bottom portion at this point. Its on the to do list.
Forum: RV-14 12-15-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,957
Posted By Av8rRob
Yes Dan, I forgot to mention that step

Yes Dan, I forgot to mention that step
Forum: RV-14 12-15-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,957
Posted By Av8rRob
I did this on my -14. First i ordered stainless...

I did this on my -14. First i ordered stainless steel (.003 x 24” x 48”) this was $33 plus shipping on ebay. Then i got fiberfrax from ACS of 1/8” thick. I cut the fiberfrax around all know holes and...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-06-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,924
Posted By Av8rRob
One possible option I plan on using for a stick...

One possible option I plan on using for a stick mounted starter button is a panel mounted switch. This could be a three position off-arm-start. That would disable the stick button when its not wanted...
Forum: RV-14 11-28-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,306
Posted By Av8rRob
Isn’t the B.A hartzell prop also 56 lbs?

Isn’t the B.A hartzell prop also 56 lbs?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-09-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,961
Posted By Av8rRob
Poor form Robert, you just turned off this...

Poor form Robert, you just turned off this potential customer.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,107
Posted By Av8rRob
I just finished successfully bleeding my...

I just finished successfully bleeding my difficult brakes. I had sucess using a $9 home depot sprayer pressure filling the system. This alone left soft pedals so I followed it up with the harbor...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,794
Posted By Av8rRob
That is probably the best solution (assuming it...

That is probably the best solution (assuming it works). Being the smallest/ lightest is best for me. I plan on carrying that with me in airplane in case wheel /brake work is needed on the road. Might...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,794
Posted By Av8rRob
Gotcha, kinda like making it into a crows foot? ...

Gotcha, kinda like making it into a crows foot? Can you verify that the size is 1 1/4”?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,794
Posted By Av8rRob
So it looks like your just cutting the end off a...

So it looks like your just cutting the end off a 1.25" socket. How do you plan to torque this to 141 in/lbs?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,794
Posted By Av8rRob
Me too

Im glad you asked this. Im about a week away from this issue and will appreciate what you learn.
Forum: RV-14 10-18-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By Av8rRob
Elevator rubbing HS

I just temporarily installed a elevator on the HS and the leading edge of the elevator was touching the HS spar. Has any other -14 builder had this issue. It looks like i will have to back the rod...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By Av8rRob
Initial elevator attachment issue

Ok guys, im hanging the elevators for the 1st time on my 14. The rod end bearings are set to the correct depth but this causes the leading edge pop rivets to rub against the hinge brackets. I have to...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-09-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,091
Posted By Av8rRob
Cockpit switches

Ross, with your upcoming CPI2, besides the actual unit you are now designing, what sort of cockpit switches do you recommend for a dual cpi setup? I’m guessing two independent on-off switches for...
Forum: RV-14 10-07-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,380
Posted By Av8rRob
Any chance posting photos of the problem and your...

Any chance posting photos of the problem and your solution?
Forum: RV-14 09-24-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By Av8rRob
Congrats!

Congrats Mehrdad. Let me know when you need a hand.

Rob
Forum: RV-14 09-14-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,136
Posted By Av8rRob
What type of fillable primer did you use?

What type of fillable primer did you use?
Forum: RV-14 09-11-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,530
Posted By Av8rRob
The pigment if for the fiberglass that you can...

The pigment if for the fiberglass that you can see thru the canopy
Forum: RV-14 09-10-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,623
Posted By Av8rRob
And don't call me Shirley....

And don't call me Shirley.

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Forum: RV-14 09-08-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,761
Posted By Av8rRob
What engine did you buy?

Curious to those who have already bought your engines for -14's what your choosing and why?

I'm really curious as to the difference between the -390 and -400? (Besides 10).
Another question is what...
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By Av8rRob
You mind sharing your c.g.? Also any mods to the...

You mind sharing your c.g.? Also any mods to the plans for weight reduction or c.g. changes?

Thanks
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-05-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,774
Posted By Av8rRob
So sorry to hear terrible stories like this. He...

So sorry to hear terrible stories like this. He will be in my thoughts.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,521
Posted By Av8rRob
Very cool!

Very cool!
Forum: RV-14 08-30-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 934
Posted By Av8rRob
How much peel ply?

I need to order peel ply from spruce and was wondering what type and how much will I need?

Thanks
Forum: Propellers 08-28-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 25,578
Posted By Av8rRob
Do you guys have any details or photos of this...

Do you guys have any details or photos of this new prop? I can't find anything about it on their website.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-22-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,389
Posted By Av8rRob
Dumb questions from newbie, does the sds system...

Dumb questions from newbie, does the sds system require a mixture knob? Does it require fuel return lines? What type of cockpit switches/controls are needed? What is the recommended electical system...
Forum: RV-14 08-20-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By Av8rRob
Canopy fiberglass shopping list

So, I'm starting to work on my canopy and was wondering how much and what type of glass to buy from spruce. I already have the west systems resin and hardener.

I know I need,
Fiberglass cloth...
Forum: RV-14 08-17-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,190
Posted By Av8rRob
Any chance of posting a few pics?

Any chance of posting a few pics?
Forum: RV-14 08-15-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 112,362
Posted By Av8rRob
Bigortho, do you think the cowl will fit the...

Bigortho, do you think the cowl will fit the xp-400 as is? My recollection is the Xp engine is 2 inches longer. Thanks for the info, now how bout to pictures too!
Forum: RV-14 08-13-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By Av8rRob
Awesome thanks Scott. The diagram does don't...

Awesome thanks Scott. The diagram does don't indicate that so i wanted to be sure. That would pull the window tighter.
Forum: RV-14 08-13-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By Av8rRob
Rear canopy question

On page 38-03 step 8 says "final drill #27 all holes in the window ". Dumb question but even the drilled and tapped holes that go over the roll bar?

Thanks
Forum: RV-14 08-08-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,307
Posted By Av8rRob
What type of blade are you guys using in the...

What type of blade are you guys using in the vibration cutters like the multi-max?
Forum: Reviews 08-02-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,570
Posted By Av8rRob
Dan any chance for a long term report?

How has the jdair tailwheel held up? How much heavier is this compared to Vans standard fork?
Forum: RV-14 07-29-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 112,362
Posted By Av8rRob
Mt 3 blade

Since this thread is turning into a prop discussion, what are the thoughts about using a MT 3 bladed prop. I think I remember the weight is 55lbs so it is more inline with the Hartzell. That should...
Forum: RV-14 07-28-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 112,362
Posted By Av8rRob
Any engine updates at Oshkosh '17?

Just curious if anyone learned anything new about our -14 engine options at Oshkosh?

Thanks
Forum: RV-14 07-28-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,578
Posted By Av8rRob
Chris, which prop did you go with and why if you...

Chris, which prop did you go with and why if you dont mind?
Forum: RV-14 07-20-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,065
Posted By Av8rRob
Fantastic, congrats!!

Fantastic, congrats!!
Forum: RV-14 07-14-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,791
Posted By Av8rRob
I laid the tail on a moving blanket on the floor...

I laid the tail on a moving blanket on the floor then put a trimmed piece of plywood on the longitudinal ribs (for elevetor bell crank). Then laid a blanket on that. I laid down and was able to knock...
Forum: RV-14 07-14-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By Av8rRob
Thank you both for the advice. 😁

Thank you both for the advice. 😁
Forum: RV-14 07-14-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,003
Posted By Av8rRob
How high is the open canopy on a -14 with legs?

Curious for construction in my garage but can someone with a -14 on its gear measure the height of the open canopy? I won't install the gear 1st if I can't open it up all the way once on wheels.
Forum: RV-14 07-10-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 42,856
Posted By Av8rRob
Updates

Anyone with one of the newer -14's flying care to share your w&b? This thread is getting stale with no new info.
Forum: RV-14 07-02-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,079
Posted By Av8rRob
Besides the initial setting, I don't think the...

Besides the initial setting, I don't think the ALIR will be adjusted to often afterwards. I looked into installing it on the mid rudder support but couldn't come up with a layout I was happy with...
Forum: RV-14 07-01-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,079
Posted By Av8rRob
Here's my Beringer install. I found that 5/16" ID...

Here's my Beringer install. I found that 5/16" ID vinyl tubing works great for protection from rubbing. I decided to install the parking brake on a modified piece of 1.5" L-bracket with a microswitch...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By Av8rRob
Disregard.. a quick google search say no way no...

Disregard.. a quick google search say no way no how.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By Av8rRob
Loctite on banjo fittings?

The beringer manual says torque to 15-17 newton meters but no mention of loctite. Any ideas?

Thanks
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