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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Bavafa
Responded to PMs

Responded to PMs
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-16-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Bavafa
I have two brand new, un-opened Comant CI 122. ...

I have two brand new, un-opened Comant CI 122. They are about $230 asking $175 each. I also have a brand new unopened transponder, same brand (CI 105) if interested.
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,165
Posted By Bavafa
Looks great Jeff, awesome progress. Your garage...

Looks great Jeff, awesome progress. Your garage looks just like mine though a bit neater.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-12-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By Bavafa
I also have a Tosten relay for that grip if you...

I also have a Tosten relay for that grip if you need one. Never installed, new is $79 selling for $50.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Bavafa
To answer the question, reducing it from 1/4' to...

To answer the question, reducing it from 1/4' to 3/16", which I believe the lines on the Garmin and Dynon are, would not be any problem. There are multiple ways of doing it however Garmin recommends...
Forum: RV-14 10-10-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 38,349
Posted By Bavafa
Beautiful..... congrats on the new paint...

Beautiful..... congrats on the new paint job.

Just curious if you didn't like the wrap or some other issue that changed to paint.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-09-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By Bavafa
I am interested, how old is this cylinder and...

I am interested, how old is this cylinder and what is the expiration date?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-04-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,298
Posted By Bavafa
ACS A-510-2 Ignition Switch

I will take the ignition switch (ACS A-510-2 Ignition Switch ), please let me know how to pay
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,056
Posted By Bavafa
Thank you all for your feedback. I should have...

Thank you all for your feedback. I should have mentioned that I have a pair of X model and debating if I should upgrade. Mine are in excellent condition but it seems there is enough incentives to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,056
Posted By Bavafa
Bose X vs. Bose A20

Hoping to get some feedback from those who have used both headsets and wondering if there is enough advantages in upgrading from Bose X to the A20.
Any feedback on A20 would be very much appreciate...
Forum: RV-14 10-01-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By Bavafa
Final assembly of the wings

I was thinking of installing the aileron on the wing stand before installing the wing, it will be easier for me (if no helper available) to install the aileron on the wing stand. I would think it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Bavafa
For the leak, start at your alternate static port...

For the leak, start at your alternate static port or other connections within the cabin. If there is no jump, good chances are that you are on your cabin pressure the entire time. I would suspect a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-30-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,044
Posted By Bavafa
Not saying that this is your issue but your...

Not saying that this is your issue but your timing is incorrect for the IO-390 which the designed timing is at 20 BDS and not 25 like IO-360 is. So with PMAG you would want at least 5 degrees pass...
Forum: RV-14 09-30-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By Bavafa
It would be nicer if it is a it higher so the...

It would be nicer if it is a it higher so the seal can be on top of the baffle without a whole lot of bend/stress but that should be close enough to manage it right.
congrats
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Bavafa
Agreed completely. Mine always did it to the...

Agreed completely. Mine always did it to the point that I was afraid to damage my ASI due to sudden change in the pressure.
Forum: RV-14 09-27-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Bavafa
Hi Turner, I used your method of long straight...

Hi Turner,
I used your method of long straight edge to confirm my finding and it confirmed the same result. With my jig, since it made it easy to repeat the test to get the errors out, I tested it...
Forum: RV-14 09-26-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Bavafa
I agree with E. Aligning the wood block is a...

I agree with E. Aligning the wood block is a bit tricky and if it is not parallel with the flat part of the axle, it skew the measurement.
Hint, if you don’t mind. Create a jig but gluing a piece...
Forum: RV-14 09-26-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,286
Posted By Bavafa
I suspect those clips will be already drilled for...

I suspect those clips will be already drilled for the stiffener since those are dimpled and match drilling them would be a bit harder. The clips are expected to be ready in Oct or so.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By Bavafa
It is all depend on how complete you want it to...

It is all depend on how complete you want it to be. There is a bit of work to be completed that requires the wing to be in place, either temp or permanent. The bottom Fues skin overlaps the wing...
Forum: RV-14 09-26-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Bavafa
EarthX battery

I was wondering how many have chosen EarthX battery for their 14 and which model was chosen, the 680 or 900.

I am planning on getting the EarthX but unsure of which model. Do I really need a 900...
Forum: RV-14 09-25-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,256
Posted By Bavafa
Not quit at this step but hopefully will be very...

Not quit at this step but hopefully will be very soon and I was wondering if the 7 degree for the flap is down from the longeron or up from the longeron. Judging from the drawing is hard to tell but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,537
Posted By Bavafa
Hi Mike, Thanks for the info. I have tried...

Hi Mike,
Thanks for the info. I have tried calling and email them but have not heard back. I have been a member but has lapsed but it is time to re-join.

That would be my first choice if I can use...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,380
Posted By Bavafa
He is not the fastest in responding to e-mails. ...

He is not the fastest in responding to e-mails. I also sent him one and no answer so far.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,537
Posted By Bavafa
Bathroom scale for aircraft

Just wondering what are the general consensus for using bathroom scales for the W&B of the aircraft? There are some models that goes to 550-600 LB which should be sufficient in weighting most RVs. ...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-20-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,564
Posted By Bavafa
I know it is sold, this is an awesome setup and...

I know it is sold, this is an awesome setup and an unbelievable deal.
Forum: RV-14 09-19-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By Bavafa
Awesome and thanks for the flexibility and info...

Awesome and thanks for the flexibility and info from E.

The wing bolts of my 7A was pain in the rear but it has much less room to deal with.
Forum: RV-14 09-19-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By Bavafa
Sorry if this is a drift on your subject and...

Sorry if this is a drift on your subject and please feel free to remove if you need to.

@E.
Did you find the wing bolt installation pretty hard or did you do anything to ease up the big bolts...
Forum: Painting your RV 09-17-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,246
Posted By Bavafa
Timely post for me, I am taking the plane for...

Timely post for me, I am taking the plane for paint tomorrow. Like you, I don't want the screws to for the tank or any other removable/serviceable item to be painted thus I have instructions to...
Forum: Autopilots 09-15-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By Bavafa
I am not sure if this is for climbing/descending...

I am not sure if this is for climbing/descending speed if so, GRT is able to do that with TT. In fact I can't think of anything that it can not do with TT Vision that it can with its own...
Forum: RV-14 09-14-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,109
Posted By Bavafa
Thanks for the feedback. Just wondering why...

Thanks for the feedback.
Just wondering why your red cube is so inaccurate? On my old RV7, it was accurate do a 0.3 G repeatedly. BTW, I pretty much made the same trip, only from CA to CO,...
Forum: RV-14 09-14-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By Bavafa
The snorkel fitting shouldn’t take long at all...

The snorkel fitting shouldn’t take long at all and due to variation in snorkel different people have had more or less modification needed.

I have the same engine as you, thunderbolt.

I was going to...
Forum: Autopilots 09-14-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By Bavafa
It is very easy, of course if all the wiring is...

It is very easy, of course if all the wiring is correct
I had a 430W and HX with Trutrak and this was the steps, I would think it would be the same as 650
On your Trutrak, select GPSS, that is all...
Forum: RV-14 09-14-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,320
Posted By Bavafa
If you have a table saw, almost required to make...

If you have a table saw, almost required to make jigs and what not, it can act as a perfect back plate.
I used my table saw for big pieces to rivet, including the tail cone bottom skin. It worked so...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-14-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Bavafa
I have the same dilemma, over extending the CAN...

I have the same dilemma, over extending the CAN bus or be close to the servo. My CAN bus will be about 3’ or so over the suggested length of 66’ or will be about 5 feet away from the Roll servo but...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-12-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,891
Posted By Bavafa
I am using one of these in the link in the exact...

I am using one of these in the link in the exact same location and have set it up in the way you are describing. What I like about it is that if the fuse blows or disconnected, the light goes on and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,606
Posted By Bavafa
Please let us know what you find. I am also...

Please let us know what you find. I am also exceeding it by two feet, partly due to poor planning but I am told that two feet is not all that much since the pervious max length was around 100' and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,606
Posted By Bavafa
Left wingtip seem to be a long enough stick,...

Left wingtip seem to be a long enough stick, isn't it?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,606
Posted By Bavafa
You may want to double check the manual or...

You may want to double check the manual or consult with Garmin. It advises against installation near any servo so if you are planning on having an A/P servo, this location may not be a suitable one.
Forum: RV-14 09-12-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,320
Posted By Bavafa
Couldn't agree more.

Couldn't agree more.
Forum: Painting your RV 09-12-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,884
Posted By Bavafa
I think one quart would be enough for the...

I think one quart would be enough for the interior of a two seater model.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,606
Posted By Bavafa
Are you referring to the bracket in the second...

Are you referring to the bracket in the second bay in the left wing? is there an easy way of mounting a GMU11 in that bracket and any issues?
I have read that the wing tip gets better results.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,606
Posted By Bavafa
Thank you Steve, I did look at that thread but...

Thank you Steve, I did look at that thread but was hoping for more info. Do you know if Garmin has a generic mount that allows for fine adjustment. Although it is not hard to make but if there is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,606
Posted By Bavafa
There has been multiple update to this length and...

There has been multiple update to this length and the latest I heard was 66 feet which it is not that hard to reach or exceed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,606
Posted By Bavafa
For those braves before me – GMU 11 installation

I have two questions regarding the installation of GMU11 which will be in a RV14A. I am planning on installing it in the left wing tip but open to other ideas if a better location can be suggested. ...
Forum: RV-14 09-11-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By Bavafa
One other idea would be just to rent a one way...

One other idea would be just to rent a one way U-Haul and take it yourself. You get to see the country side and might save a few $$$. This is what I did, though my distance is not nearly as far as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By Bavafa
Do you have a link for the new template that you...

Do you have a link for the new template that you can share please?
Forum: RV-14 09-10-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By Bavafa
Thank you Scott, you are absolutely right. For...

Thank you Scott, you are absolutely right. For some reason I thought the tunnel cover shares the same nutplate as the baggage door but it does not.

Do you know if the two vertically positioned are...
Forum: RV-14 09-10-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By Bavafa
For those with mostly assembled or flying 14s

On page 10-12, there are some nutplates (two corner type and two in the vertical position) that I cannot figure out what they are used for. These are in the middle section of the F-01406B bulkhead,...
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,289
Posted By Bavafa
I believe the 20-22 ft-lbs is the value for the...

I believe the 20-22 ft-lbs is the value for the AN5 bolts that hold the spinner back plate. I would imagine the AN4 bolts for the front plate would take the standard torque value but please let us...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,568
Posted By Bavafa
I built a 7 tip up and here is the process I used...

I built a 7 tip up and here is the process I used to get this part done and it went well with very even and correct gap. You might be pass this point but just in case you are going to get a new...
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By Bavafa
Thank you all for responding. I guess I will...

Thank you all for responding. I guess I will have mine unpainted. It is not visible but could create more issue if the heat affects it.
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,189
Posted By Bavafa
Did you paint yours? I ordered a set and then I...

Did you paint yours? I ordered a set and then I learned they can not be painted if there is acetone or solvent in the paint. I will be painting my plane with Base/clear which does have solvent in...
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By Bavafa
Tail pipe tunnel

Just wondering folks who have painted their 14, if they have painted the tail pipe area/tunnel or leaving it unpainted. I am wondering if the heat will affect the paint. Mine is going to be a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By Bavafa
You will probably not notice any difference in...

You will probably not notice any difference in flight characteristic with that much concave but if that is a 1/4" dowel, I would certainly go to a thinner dowel 1/8" would be a good size.
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,189
Posted By Bavafa
Thanks for the link, I just ordered a set and...

Thanks for the link, I just ordered a set and hope they arrive before I take the plane for painting. I will be curious to see how much the stick out, they are not flush like VANs original.
Forum: RV-14 09-05-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,189
Posted By Bavafa
Although I have been following his post but I...

Although I have been following his post but I have not seen these. Do you have a pix or link to them?
I actually would be very interested in a couple of other items that he can easily make. One is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,689
Posted By Bavafa
I think the best place to mount it would be a...

I think the best place to mount it would be a location that you can mounted to be safe in terms of vibration, heat and other factor that could possibly effect the fuel lines or the life of the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-04-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By Bavafa
Cleaveland tools has one that is pretty nice. I...

Cleaveland tools has one that is pretty nice. I have used it in my old 7 and now on the 14. It has a spring that will pop open once unlocked. You will know it before flight if it is not...
Forum: RV-14 09-04-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By Bavafa
Ken, No, that would not be an issue. To install...

Ken,
No, that would not be an issue. To install the exhaust, the nose gear (portion in the picture) need to be removed to accommodate the installation of the tail pipe. It is actually pretty easy...
Forum: RV-14 09-04-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By Bavafa
Thanks Scott, I think that makes perfect sense.

Thanks Scott, I think that makes perfect sense.
Forum: RV-14 09-04-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By Bavafa
We might need a tie-breaker here as I had got my...

We might need a tie-breaker here as I had got my info from VANs support tech and they have confirmed that in area that there is a bushing, the bolt will get torqued as standard value. Other example...
Forum: RV-14 09-03-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By Bavafa
In the case that there is a bushing, I think the...

In the case that there is a bushing, I think the bushing is acting as a bearing and the bot should not rotate relative to the bushing. If the bolt is only finger tight then it could be turning...
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