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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-23-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,796
Posted By cytoxin
Refreshing read. loved the pics

Refreshing read. loved the pics
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-09-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,933
Posted By cytoxin
weld it up, re-drill them. or, buzz the close...

weld it up, re-drill them. or, buzz the close side and file the the hole in the direction you want to go. I wouldn't drill it. even though vans would likely tell you its ok. Good luck YMMV
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-09-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,993
Posted By cytoxin
That is saweet. especially with the backdrop of...

That is saweet. especially with the backdrop of mountains.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,292
Posted By cytoxin
seems like it would actually be stronger with the...

seems like it would actually be stronger with the rope next to the fuse pulling fore/aft than as designed for a step. the bridle idea sounds solid to me
Forum: Painting your RV 09-04-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,357
Posted By cytoxin
looks great.....good luck

looks great.....good luck
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,221
Posted By cytoxin
so, where are you on the build? it's sept 1

so, where are you on the build? it's sept 1
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By cytoxin
the outside layer drying prior to the base coats...

the outside layer drying prior to the base coats and or uncured primers. the solvents are trapped and cause this.. make sure your reducer is the correct temperature and you lay ups are not to thick...
Forum: RV-12 08-22-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,490
Posted By cytoxin
Very Nice.....looks incredible.;)

Very Nice.....looks incredible.;)
Forum: RV-12 04-27-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,318
Posted By cytoxin
Taper roller bearings always require a tiny...

Taper roller bearings always require a tiny amount of preload. tighten them till they zero lash then a bump for final tightening. If more than 1/2 a flat is need for cotter pin/locking device...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,930
Posted By cytoxin
very sad indeed. RIP..... you guys have posted...

very sad indeed. RIP.....
you guys have posted some inspiring stuff. :)
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-17-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,713
Posted By cytoxin
you should just drop it in through the brass...

you should just drop it in through the brass bushings...call Avery maybe they can send you new bushings.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,484
Posted By cytoxin
Mike you should be pretty close now right?

Mike you should be pretty close now right?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,484
Posted By cytoxin
sweet

Way to go Chad....it must be an awesome feeling...congrats..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,703
Posted By cytoxin
Wink way to go brian....very nice...lucky dog.;)

way to go brian....very nice...lucky dog.;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,202
Posted By cytoxin
they do.;)...............i beleive you...

they do.;)...............i beleive you mark:rolleyes:
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-05-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,175
Posted By cytoxin
trade off

so if i have alot alot of horsepower and little torque i underdrive my prop, alowing me to deliver the lesser torque at a faster rate.
or if i have high torque and less horsepower i directdrive it...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-05-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,175
Posted By cytoxin
its like carrying water, if you can carry gallons...

its like carrying water, if you can carry gallons instead of cups you will get the job done sooner or you will have to make more trips (rpms/horsepower) with your cup.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,743
Posted By cytoxin
the fellow that bought my rv7a (or should i say...

the fellow that bought my rv7a (or should i say his) put it in a u-haul with the gear on!! it was a couple of inches wider than the opening but the gear (whittman type)will spring inward with some...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-13-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,252
Posted By cytoxin
is by chance the threaded portion mushroomed at...

is by chance the threaded portion mushroomed at all? it would only take a miniscule amount to create more interference. if so push it back in and remove that with a die grinder, then use some of the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-25-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,705
Posted By cytoxin
chs has lots of military traffic. The time i went...

chs has lots of military traffic. The time i went 1 controller was working 6 freq's so be patient.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-25-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,287
Posted By cytoxin
also need to start with the impulse coupled mag...

also need to start with the impulse coupled mag so you get the mag to"coming in speed" otherwise you may not get a spark on slow starts. my superior eng has two impulse coupled mags.
Forum: Safety 03-18-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,166
Posted By cytoxin
i have this light, i have to tap it to make it...

i have this light, i have to tap it to make it come on, it doesnt seem to be nearly a good a a 20$ mag light. when it works properly its great. i wouldnt trust the one i have enough to include it in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,472
Posted By cytoxin
dont be bummed its not something you that i...

dont be bummed its not something you that i recall as fun.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-11-2009, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,003
Posted By cytoxin
nothing wrong with doing it free. i did a canopy...

nothing wrong with doing it free. i did a canopy for free (even though the guy bought me time in a spam can so i could go flyin :D) but if i was gonna charge it would be no less than 50-70 $ (usd)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,819
Posted By cytoxin
my guess would be that alu will seal at lower...

my guess would be that alu will seal at lower clamp loads and steel wont. the alu will strip just past its high spec btw.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,691
Posted By cytoxin
maybe a fastenall would have it. dunno for sure....

maybe a fastenall would have it. dunno for sure. i also use the finger nail polish at times.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By cytoxin
According to vans, annodizing the spar cuts its...

According to vans, annodizing the spar cuts its usefull life in half. from 24,000 to 12,000 hrs. but then corrosion does to.;)http://www.matronics.com/rv-list/hovan/tips/AlAnDef.html so no, i...
Forum: RV-10 12-24-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,086
Posted By cytoxin
#4......is my vote but when in doubt call vans.

#4......is my vote
but when in doubt call vans.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,439
Posted By cytoxin
SEM,,,,have seen it roll up and fall off like...

SEM,,,,have seen it roll up and fall off like leaves, but only when painted on alu that has been alumnaprepped with etch.???? will happens every time for me. i never mix etch of any kind now. one...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2008, 06:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,976
Posted By cytoxin
once the alodine dries even for a second its done...

once the alodine dries even for a second its done all the soaking in the world makes no difference. it must stay wet for a darker color and even coat. you can remove it with hot water. the hot water...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-22-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,055
Posted By cytoxin
Huge congrats to ya Guy. The plane looks great. i...

Huge congrats to ya Guy. The plane looks great. i hope to join you at some point in the near future.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,546
Posted By cytoxin
did mine alone much like frank did. dont fight it...

did mine alone much like frank did. dont fight it too much.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,579
Posted By cytoxin
buy buy buy. or rent until you can. this...

buy buy buy. or rent until you can.



this thread could have stopped on mels post.:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,032
Posted By cytoxin
right you are. a lot of less finished kits...

right you are. a lot of less finished kits require a lot of hammering, forming shrinking and stretching. sounds like you'll likely be good to go in your decision. good luck on your build.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2008, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,032
Posted By cytoxin
all you will likely end up doing is causing it to...

all you will likely end up doing is causing it to oil can. Hammering thins the metal and this cause it to expand, leading to an oil can condition. then you have to use a serrated faced hamer to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,032
Posted By cytoxin
dont do it. you will certainly change the heat...

dont do it. you will certainly change the heat treat of the material. move on and rethink it in 6 months. i promise it wont seem like much of a concern then. IMHO i would say it would be a mistake...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2008, 07:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,156
Posted By cytoxin
Are you using a torque wrench? if not i would...

Are you using a torque wrench? if not i would highly reccomend it. you really shouldnt be breaking fittings. when a fitting leaks, tightening it almost always makes it leak worse. typically the flare...
Forum: Safety 11-29-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,278
Posted By cytoxin
also, staying at home and/or driving a car do not...

also, staying at home and/or driving a car do not count as a career or occupation.


flying is dangerous and i still havent figured out why i have spent so much money and time flying and building...
Forum: Reviews 11-29-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,359
Posted By cytoxin
that "junk" isnt ready for comercial use but it...

that "junk" isnt ready for comercial use but it does amazingly well around the house. i have plenty of it, but i'll wouldnt trade the good stuff for a ship load of it.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-27-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,759
Posted By cytoxin
very nice lines. i would paint it just as you...

very nice lines. i would paint it just as you have envisioned.
Forum: Safety 11-26-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 45,339
Posted By cytoxin
I figured as much, but you know when something...

I figured as much, but you know when something doesn’t look right you feel obligated to point it out at the risk of being ridiculed. I hope others would view my pics with the same scrutiny...but then...
Forum: Safety 11-26-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 45,339
Posted By cytoxin
I don’t have one so easy on the flaming :o but...

I don’t have one so easy on the flaming :o but isn’t the large washer suppose to be on the bolt head side of the installation to prevent the pushrod from falling off in the event of a bearing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,575
Posted By cytoxin
its an rv from what i can see. but not a single...

its an rv from what i can see. but not a single seater. .
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-21-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 600,005
Posted By cytoxin
that is awesome man. good work.

that is awesome man. good work.
Forum: Southeast 11-09-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,591
Posted By cytoxin
congrats on the first flight. waiting for the...

congrats on the first flight. waiting for the video. sounds like a good one.;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898
Posted By cytoxin
one turn with the deburr tool or a bit. screw...

one turn with the deburr tool or a bit. screw drivers and drills remove your feel.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-06-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 600,005
Posted By cytoxin
holy cow you guys are on fire. great looking...

holy cow you guys are on fire.
great looking machines there webb and gary.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-06-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 901,972
Posted By cytoxin
sent you a PM............. go tigers?????

sent you a PM............. go tigers?????
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-06-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 901,972
Posted By cytoxin
well i couldnt let all these planes go to the...

well i couldnt let all these planes go to the airport without taking mine so i took it today. let me tell ya the roll-back method wins hands down. a no brainer. money well spent..i would tell ya how...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,315
Posted By cytoxin
no need for another photo those are coming in...

no need for another photo those are coming in loud and clear. something is amiss but i dont know.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,315
Posted By cytoxin
whats the shop/ material temperature? the few...

whats the shop/ material temperature? the few metal troubles i had were when the shop temps were 40 deg f or less. however, i did alot at those temps with no probems though.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By cytoxin
mine was like that. i hit it with a round carbide...

mine was like that. i hit it with a round carbide bit then a drum sander as mentioned in post #2. no problems if you make a nice smooth notch for it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,188
Posted By cytoxin
whew, i dont want to jump on a band wagon but ABF...

whew, i dont want to jump on a band wagon but ABF caused my left spar, longerons and several other parts to be damaged or lost.boxes stacked as shown above and man do they get testy when you take...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,363
Posted By cytoxin
congrats on the first flight....give a pat on the...

congrats on the first flight....give a pat on the back to the film hands...great job.

curious though how folks tie the a models down on the roll back/ trailer when moving to the airport. and what...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-31-2008, 06:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,704
Posted By cytoxin
yeah pretty much what i was thinking , did the 6...

yeah pretty much what i was thinking , did the 6 have the phlogiston spar?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-30-2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,704
Posted By cytoxin
that would be a worst case scenario..you shouldnt...

that would be a worst case scenario..you shouldnt have to ream the holes on the phlogiston spars. (factory mmade) but i imagine there may be a need occasionally. Even then i would'nt use a drill bit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,485
Posted By cytoxin
I used vans kit with two dynons, and the normal...

I used vans kit with two dynons, and the normal stack. it worked well and i didnt change much. I added C/Bs to all the switches.

Getting started is the pain cause all the wires are bundled and tied...
Forum: Painting your RV 10-27-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,570
Posted By cytoxin
dan, when you figure that out let me know.;) BTW...

dan, when you figure that out let me know.;) BTW you are reeeeeeeal close.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,534
Posted By cytoxin
looking good mark...congrats on the first flight....

looking good mark...congrats on the first flight.


i just cant make that pace. man i got to get to work.:o geez.
Forum: Safety 10-25-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By cytoxin
http://buy1.snapon.com/catalog/item.asp?P65=&tool=...

http://buy1.snapon.com/catalog/item.asp?P65=&tool=all&item_ID=8428&group_ID=961&store=snapon-store&dir=catalog this is a good one as well. no ratchet mechanism,:mad: so it can be a little less than...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,262
Posted By cytoxin
only when the boost pump is on. otherwise it will...

only when the boost pump is on. otherwise it will just trickle.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-25-2008, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 901,972
Posted By cytoxin
nice n numbers:D i like the ww part.;) beautiful...

nice n numbers:D i like the ww part.;)
beautiful paint webb.. i was hoping for 166ww but its taken :(i'll have to come up with something else...but i guess i should get to it.
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