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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By 219PB
I am in the market for two of the ETX680Cs. ;)

I am in the market for two of the ETX680Cs. ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By 219PB
I would be concerned with corrosion if covering...

I would be concerned with corrosion if covering over metal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By 219PB
I am still having issues making a pdf copy for my...

I am still having issues making a pdf copy for my archives.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-11-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,403
Posted By 219PB
Where did you first find out about this offer? ...

Where did you first find out about this offer? Maybe another will come up.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-11-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,403
Posted By 219PB
Me too. Bummer

Me too. Bummer
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By 219PB
I am putting a service loop between the wing and...

I am putting a service loop between the wing and fuselage and the wires will be crimped with water proof butt connectors. I figured that I would not be removing the wings on any frequency. Would...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Posted By 219PB
I am on the downward side of wiring my RV-6A. ...

I am on the downward side of wiring my RV-6A. You can check out my kitlog link below to see how I did mine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By 219PB
Mel, I am to assume that the RV-6A is on the...

Mel,

I am to assume that the RV-6A is on the approved list? I can provide evidence for items 2-4.

Thanks,

Paul
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By 219PB
Amateur-Built Fabrication and Assembly Checklist

My DAR stated that for my RV-6A I am required to fill out the Amateur-Built Fabrication and Assembly Checklist(2011). I thought that this form was for kits that were not already on the 51% rule.

Am...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-20-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,342
Posted By 219PB
I called about mine and got put on their list. ...

I called about mine and got put on their list. Still have not heard from them.
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By 219PB
I hear you. I did it this way because of Van's...

I hear you. I did it this way because of Van's heater layout. Wanted to use as many of the factory options as possible. Makes for a clean installation. I realize that this is the hottest spot in a...
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By 219PB
Dan, Those are steel fittings. The hole is for...

Dan,

Those are steel fittings. The hole is for the nose gear bolt. I have SS plug that will be sealed in.
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By 219PB
I also mounted mine in the cabin, on the floor. ...

I also mounted mine in the cabin, on the floor. I plan to build a cover for them as well.

Mine in not flying yet. Few more months to go. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,780
Posted By 219PB
What about making a bracket to hold a piece of...

What about making a bracket to hold a piece of thin safety wire taught, then working it behind the plate? I Prosealed mine on with a 1/16" gap and that was how I would plan to remove if and whenever...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-01-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By 219PB
I thought that I have done a pretty good job at...

I thought that I have done a pretty good job at the placards on my build. In this post I saw canopy handle. I have a slider and I was wondering how others addressed this. Do not recall ever seeing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,327
Posted By 219PB
Am I the only one that cannot see the pictures?

Am I the only one that cannot see the pictures?
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-07-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,292
Posted By 219PB
I agree with a previous post. I would not make...

I agree with a previous post. I would not make the first flight until I fully understood the discrepancy. The downside is too great.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-24-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By 219PB
I think that he is referring to cycling the...

I think that he is referring to cycling the master relay. The VPX and EI are most likely fed through it. The VPX does not have its own relay or breaker as it is fed directly from the master relay.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By 219PB
I know that there has been a lot of discussion...

I know that there has been a lot of discussion around this topic on this forum. How do we explain Van's stock fuel vent routing? Major loop seal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By 219PB
Dick Koehler's article was recommending DAP...

Dick Koehler's article was recommending DAP Alexultra230
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-18-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,018
Posted By 219PB
If you determine that your drill if faulty, Pan...

If you determine that your drill if faulty, Pan American will rebuild it for free. They did for me last year. Very quick turn around.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-19-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,732
Posted By 219PB
I missed that sale. What was their Black Friday...

I missed that sale. What was their Black Friday pricing?
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-13-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By 219PB
I rounded the edges of mine for aerodynamic...

I rounded the edges of mine for aerodynamic reasons and to keep the edges from chipping. You can look at the canopy section of my website link below.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-04-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By 219PB
When I first got started I ordered a large lot of...

When I first got started I ordered a large lot of wire from http://www.worldwidewire.com/. Best prices. Best of all their wire came on spools, not rolled up in a bag. This makes it easy to mount...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-30-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By 219PB
The lower cowl should not require the removal of...

The lower cowl should not require the removal of the propeller. I have removed several cowls from RV's and that was never the case.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-14-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,291
Posted By 219PB
Adding a rivet will not increase the strength. ...

Adding a rivet will not increase the strength. Only the weight, although miniscule. I am guilty of putting a rivet in a hole so that it does not look like a mistake.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,530
Posted By 219PB
For the past two years that I have been spending...

For the past two years that I have been spending in the shop, my wife is always saying "Going to spend the evening with your mistress?"

"The Mistress" will be across the cowling of my 6A.
Forum: Painting your RV 11-14-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By 219PB
Top Gun Aircraft painted my friends RV-7A. He is...

Top Gun Aircraft painted my friends RV-7A. He is located at the Mason County airport. Did a real nice job. His contact number is 432-210-9766. I am going to get him to quote my aircraft next year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,336
Posted By 219PB
Excellent. Hopefully 24960 will be following in...

Excellent. Hopefully 24960 will be following in 6 months.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By 219PB
Thanks to both of you for clarifying.

Thanks to both of you for clarifying.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By 219PB
Proper heater hose

Just a quick question. Is the black hose that came with the Van's kit OK to use for the heater hose? Seems like I have only seen the orange type of hose used on other aircraft. I previously used...
Forum: RV-14 10-06-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By 219PB
I mounted mine is such a way that it gives some...

I mounted mine is such a way that it gives some rigidity to the subpanel. This support was needed for the throttle and propeller controls. Also by removing two bolts the unit will be able to swing...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-06-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,411
Posted By 219PB
Sorry for the delay in response. I have...

Sorry for the delay in response. I have installed dual batteries and alternators.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,145
Posted By 219PB
Whenever I have an oil spill on the concrete, I...

Whenever I have an oil spill on the concrete, I wipe up all excess with paper towels and then put Gojo down liberally and then take a stiff bristle brush and scrub. Rinse with water. Always does a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By 219PB
Air filter box question

I am installing my air box and if you notice the side view of the picture, the fiberglass part slopes up to the intake side. The filter is installed and the aluminum part is setting on the filter...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,864
Posted By 219PB
That worked great. Good thinking out of the box....

That worked great. Good thinking out of the box. Thanks!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,864
Posted By 219PB
I have a different issue that I am wondering if...

I have a different issue that I am wondering if anyone else has seen. Periodically I "print" a pdf copy using the option on Kitlog. Then I make a backup of my database.

Since my last successful...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By 219PB
My EFII kit came with black tubing that looks...

My EFII kit came with black tubing that looks like automotive fuel lines.
Forum: Texas (South) 09-25-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By 219PB
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-04-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By 219PB
I did mine with the tanks on but in hindsight if...

I did mine with the tanks on but in hindsight if the tanks are already off leave them off. This allows you to stand right by the spar and guide it in. The tanks can then be installed and fit the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-31-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 786
Posted By 219PB
Sika and no rivets.

Sika and no rivets.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-29-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,094
Posted By 219PB
I went with the Supertracks options to avoid the...

I went with the Supertracks options to avoid the possibility of the wind catching the slider "tipped up". That was one of the reasons I went with the slider to begin with.
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-14-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,722
Posted By 219PB
I would ask Vans. If they allowed a shim that...

I would ask Vans. If they allowed a shim that would be an easy fix. But I suspect that they would not due to the bending stresses in that joint. It should be in pure tension under load.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,685
Posted By 219PB
I feel that I have a "newer" 6 with a s/n of...

I feel that I have a "newer" 6 with a s/n of 24960. Hope to be flying late this year or the first of 2018.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-13-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By 219PB
That is what I did.

That is what I did.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-13-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,340
Posted By 219PB
Ivan, I bonded fiberglass/carbon fiber all the...

Ivan,

I bonded fiberglass/carbon fiber all the way around. I am not flying yet but I am very pleased with how it turned out. Check out the canopy section of my Kitlog website.

Paul
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By 219PB
Thanks for the reply. On to cutting the cowl.

Thanks for the reply. On to cutting the cowl.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By 219PB
Spacer for Hartzell propeller

I am installing my cowl and I do not have my Hartzell propeller purchased yet. Vans instruction states to make a 2 1/4" spacer to take the place of the propeller while fitting the cowling.

The...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-07-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,454
Posted By 219PB
Glareshield trim pictures

I installed the glareshield trim and took some...
Forum: Northeast 07-05-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By 219PB
I recommend the boat tour that goes around...

I recommend the boat tour that goes around Manhattan. You get to see a whole lot real fast with a commentator telling you all about the sights. I had been to Manhattan several times before taking...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-22-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,454
Posted By 219PB
One thing about the installation. Classic Aero...

One thing about the installation. Classic Aero supplied a template that I laid on the top skin. I traced the line, trimmed back the skin in a couple of places, drilled the holes, and the glare...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-22-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,454
Posted By 219PB
I purchased it on mine. Had to perform some...

I purchased it on mine. Had to perform some minor trimming but was very pleased with the outcome. I hate to say it but I forgot to take any pictures. The top skin was cleocoed in place and the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-11-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By 219PB
I took some pictures of my latch. I bent the end...

I took some pictures of my latch. I bent the end slightly and chamfered the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By 219PB
Just a thought, do you have too much resin in...

Just a thought, do you have too much resin in your glass? My experience is that if I roll out the excess resin and do one layup at a time, my plys will not move. I sandwich my resin loaded...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-08-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By 219PB
I bent mine a little as well. I wanted the latch...

I bent mine a little as well. I wanted the latch to be perpendicular to the pin.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By 219PB
Thanks for all of your input. I will put it on...

Thanks for all of your input. I will put it on the firewall side up high with all of the lines sloping down to the throttle body with no drip legs. I am trying to minimize my firewall penetrations.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By 219PB
MAP sensor location

I have a question. My EFII kit states to mount the MAP sensors (2) behind the firewall. My Dynon MAP sensor is the same sensor and they state that it can be mounted firewall forward. How many have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By 219PB
I installed the Supertracks and the Almost 14 mod...

I installed the Supertracks and the Almost 14 mod in my 6A. They worked fine together.
Forum: Reviews 05-23-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,923
Posted By 219PB
Just started installing the one that I received...

Just started installing the one that I received from Stein. Very pleased. :)

http://www.kitlog.com/photos/project_2399/full/FP22052017A0000V.jpg
Forum: RV-12 05-17-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By 219PB
I filled out the form on Dynon's website but have...

I filled out the form on Dynon's website but have not had any correspondence from them. I just figured that I was on a backlog. Did anyone else get a response after filling the form out on the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-12-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,658
Posted By 219PB
I filled out the form on Dynon's site to upgrade...

I filled out the form on Dynon's site to upgrade my ADSB unit. I have not heard any feedback. There is no rush but I am curious if my documentation is in the right queue. Is this typical?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-12-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By 219PB
I installed the second B&C alternator, 30 amps. ...

I installed the second B&C alternator, 30 amps. I also have a second EarthX battery.
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