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Forum: My RV Build Project 11-18-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Roger that! I have to get down there today for...

Roger that! I have to get down there today for some parts, so I will pick up a small kit.
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-16-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Ya...I need to cut an access in the rear baffle...

Ya...I need to cut an access in the rear baffle bay one. I am installing fuel return so I am in it anyway. Pro-seal? Looks like Vans doesn't sell it anymore.

Is the new stuff OK? Do you know?
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-16-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
The tank leaks...figured that would be the case...

The tank leaks...figured that would be the case...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-15-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Have the leading edge almost...

Have the leading edge almost there:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49071821681_e79e9ed638_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hLiUX4)IMAG0976 (https://flic.kr/p/2hLiUX4) by Kent Luttrell...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-04-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 111,231
Posted By kentlik
Jereme, I saw some of these new front ends ready...

Jereme, I saw some of these new front ends ready for shipment a week or so ago at Vans. I was sure I saw your name on one of them! I wasn't sure so I didn't let the cat out of the bag.

That...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-03-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,288
Posted By kentlik
Looking good and a very nice clean work area! ...

Looking good and a very nice clean work area! Good idea...I have struggled a bit with a tidy work area. Keep up the good work!
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-02-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
ADAHRS

Waiting/looking for a rivet partner so I installed the ADAHRS and mounting bracket that Vans now sells

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49001267533_d27bb4f1c4_c.jpg...
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,743
Posted By kentlik
Congratulations! Looks fantastic! I use these...

Congratulations! Looks fantastic! I use these first lights as motivation to keep moving forward on my plane!

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-28-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Thanks! It is a bit difficult with my super...

Thanks!
It is a bit difficult with my super short arms! I am managing many but need my son to come home from University to help me on the rest.
Soldiering on!
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-27-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Still working on the...

Still working on the wing...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48969150803_21c8fbb1d6_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hBeGtv)IMAG0931 (https://flic.kr/p/2hBeGtv) by Kent Luttrell...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-22-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 111,231
Posted By kentlik
What's the component with the cooling fins? ...

What's the component with the cooling fins?

Nice work!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-18-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,458
Posted By kentlik
Thank you for the info and should have PM direct...

Thank you for the info and should have PM direct this rather than hijacking an ad...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-17-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,458
Posted By kentlik
Are you 100% sure about incompatibility with "A"...

Are you 100% sure about incompatibility with "A" models?
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-14-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 49,551
Posted By kentlik
I like the asymmetrical as well. Although I...

I like the asymmetrical as well.

Although I would like to know its overall length, it seems long but just another guy's opinion... maybe a coin for perspective.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-14-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 49,551
Posted By kentlik
I really like the "rotary" flap switch! I am in...

I really like the "rotary" flap switch! I am in on that!
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-13-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 111,231
Posted By kentlik
So happy that you are getting this together. It...

So happy that you are getting this together. It must be a great feeling of accomplishment!

Also, you can help me when my time comes!

It looks like you can use the cable ties to hold the wire...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-13-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Deconstruction https://live.staticflickr.com/6553...

Deconstruction

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48893023807_bfc8768c5c_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2huvwz6)IMAG0912 (https://flic.kr/p/2huvwz6) by Kent Luttrell...
Forum: RV-14 10-10-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,239
Posted By kentlik
I love the quote! "Just keep swimming, just keep...

I love the quote! "Just keep swimming, just keep swimming..."
That is what I say from time to time...

Helps pass the time...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-06-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Cut a section of the skin off to get access to...

Cut a section of the skin off to get access to the spar rivets, very clean and corrosion-free. I am rebuilding an entire leading edge for this wing. ...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-05-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 111,231
Posted By kentlik
What is all that! HAHA Looking like I have a...

What is all that! HAHA
Looking like I have a wiring expert to turn to in a few weeks!

Is that a hinge I see on the bottom of the panel? Is that stock/plan?

Nice work Jereme and neat and tidy.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-05-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Tip for drilling rivets when they have paint over...

Tip for drilling rivets when they have paint over them: Don't remove the paint from them. Sounds crazy but after drilling literally hundreds if not a thousand rivets out, the drill bit wanders less...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-05-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Indeed! I had to wait to get help getting it out...

Indeed! I had to wait to get help getting it out of storage and to the house. Gonna need a flap and an aileron but those look pretty straight forward.

I ordered the news parts and had to wait...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-05-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Wing 1

Broke out one of my wings and started skin removal. This wing is in really good shape but the leading edge needs replacement. This means the outside bottom skin must come off...sad...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-04-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 44,770
Posted By kentlik
Great stuff. Sorry to hear about the poor...

Great stuff. Sorry to hear about the poor reception at The Dalles. I haven't been there in a long time but that is disheartening.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,486
Posted By kentlik
Sold! I was just about to start one! So glad I...

Sold! I was just about to start one! So glad I waited now.

See you tomorrow! You must work upstairs...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-28-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 111,231
Posted By kentlik
I like it! Very realistic approach and at the...

I like it!
Very realistic approach and at the same time moving forward!
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-27-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 111,231
Posted By kentlik
I think it is great! but how do you know where...

I think it is great! but how do you know where all those wires go? Furthermore, how did you come to a final plan?

We can chat this weekend if you have time Jereme.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-24-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By kentlik
I am not seeing it...means nothing I have a...

I am not seeing it...means nothing I have a history of not seeing anyone's photos.
Forum: ADS-B 09-19-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,232
Posted By kentlik
Excellent! How about the internal box units? ...

Excellent! How about the internal box units? Are they available for install? Can you come by and install at my place? : )
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-19-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,680
Posted By kentlik
Thank you for posting this. It has helped me to...

Thank you for posting this. It has helped me to organize my future plans.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-18-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 26,512
Posted By kentlik
Interesting idea to be sure! I like it. I have...

Interesting idea to be sure! I like it. I have return lines as well and noticed your inline filters, what micron are those? 40?
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-11-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By kentlik
That is a job well done!

That is a job well done!
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-10-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 111,231
Posted By kentlik
My experience has been if it can't kill you, it...

My experience has been if it can't kill you, it doesn't work as well...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-10-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 111,231
Posted By kentlik
Excellent as usual Jereme! Where do you source...

Excellent as usual Jereme!
Where do you source your Jetflex?

I just received more wire supplies...not sure what to do with it...haha
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-10-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Thanks, Jereme, meandtoys. I think I can move to...

Thanks, Jereme, meandtoys. I think I can move to something a little more straight forward for a while.

Jereme great to have contact with you to get encouragement and encourage each other!
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-09-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Finished. If I don't like the litle gap I can...

Finished. If I don't like the litle gap I can pull it in about .060, but I can do that down the road.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48709526172_8742f897aa_b.jpg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-08-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
final push on the rear AL skirts

Left skirt in place and drying.

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Forum: My RV Build Project 09-08-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Have left skirt bonded and it fits well. Took...

Have left skirt bonded and it fits well. Took more rivets than I would have liked. I need to clean up the Sika a bit here and...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-02-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,945
Posted By kentlik
Looks good Ryan! Keep at it! eBay has good...

Looks good Ryan! Keep at it! eBay has good prices on Clecos.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-02-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,136
Posted By kentlik
Here is a cutter with a 12" x 20"...

Here is a cutter with a 12" x 20" envelope...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-27-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 111,231
Posted By kentlik
Your plane is so CLEAN inside! I am envious. ...

Your plane is so CLEAN inside! I am envious. Great work Jereme, looking great as par usual. Keep it coming I am mimicking what you are doing.
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-23-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Test of clamping system

I had a major failure of drilling the left skirt...sad. I won't get into it but suffice it to say built another left skirt.
Here is a test of light clamping to get good adhesion of the...
Forum: RV-14 08-21-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,239
Posted By kentlik
Coming clean I just messed up another part...two...

Coming clean I just messed up another part...two weeks of work probably.
Rear skirt -7A left side. I am determined to make them out of AL. I was done with this side, marked for rivets, drilled,...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-20-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,845
Posted By kentlik
Well, that is a fortuitous meeting for both of...

Well, that is a fortuitous meeting for both of you! Good Luck and God's speed!
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-19-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Starting on the right side. Partway there,...

Starting on the right side. Partway there, forgot how long it takes to get it right. I set up a "block" of sorts out of tape to butt the skirts up to help keep them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,237
Posted By kentlik
This plane looks awesome! Motivational to myself...

This plane looks awesome! Motivational to myself to keep building!
Thank you for posting.
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-15-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Perfection is the enemy of completion...repeat...

Perfection is the enemy of completion...repeat after me...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-14-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Here is a skirt that fits and has a minimal flare...

Here is a skirt that fits and has a minimal flare at the lower rear area, <.125.

I'll take it.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48540379201_9d34d07b3e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gXm8BF)IMAG0742...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-14-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Metal skirts yes, but just going "by the plan" in...

Metal skirts yes, but just going "by the plan" in this instance requires a lot of problem-solving and ultimately you have to pull the canopy off to attach and reinstall after done. At which time you...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-13-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
I am getting tired of working on this airplane...

I am getting tired of working on this airplane...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-11-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,072
Posted By kentlik
Looks great! The interior is spot on. Are the...

Looks great! The interior is spot on. Are the center sections the perforated type?
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-11-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
HAHA, it's going to pay off Carne. "More...

HAHA, it's going to pay off Carne.

"More cowbell baby..."
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-10-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Going after the rear skirts in AL. I feel...

Going after the rear skirts in AL. I feel confident.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48508060142_ca4beeda1e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gUuuhw)IMAG0732 (https://flic.kr/p/2gUuuhw) by Kent...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-05-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
skirt

I spent way too much time on this left skirt but it is spot on.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48463445821_695f404a36_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gQxQ16)left skirt (https://flic.kr/p/2gQxQ16) by...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-02-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,200
Posted By kentlik
Jereme, What page is this on? I looked and can't...

Jereme,
What page is this on? I looked and can't find it? Saw the script but not the figure.
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-02-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48438907487_97...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48438907487_97cbf14074_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gNo4Bn)copilot (https://flic.kr/p/2gNo4Bn) by Kent Luttrell (https://www.flickr.com/photos/153703131@N05/), on...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-01-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 111,231
Posted By kentlik
Jereme, You are going to go with the new mount? ...

Jereme,
You are going to go with the new mount? I talked to them, Vans, about it and there seems to be many changes to the stuff on the firewall and its locations for the new mount. Is this your...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-31-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Finally worked out the math on the new flap...

Finally worked out the math on the new flap actuator. Or at least it works on the bench but we will see how she performs in the plane...

Had to make a new rod tip to thread in the Heim...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-28-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Working on a new flap actuator tunnel. I wanted...

Working on a new flap actuator tunnel. I wanted to get it set up with my new linear actuator. I had one in 5" but it was not smart so I ordered a smarter one and need to change the mount location. ...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-26-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
I finished up a few items including the ELT...

I finished up a few items including the ELT bracket. I am avoiding a few things like starting the wiring and replacing a few bolts that were correct per plan but too short in...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-26-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,696
Posted By kentlik
Do you have any photos? Photos would be great!

Do you have any photos? Photos would be great!
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-26-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 125,251
Posted By kentlik
Got it! I had done a previous install but had...

Got it! I had done a previous install but had this extra setup and thought it was the bee's knees to put in the button deal.

I will make every effort to make you proud of me Jereme!
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