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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By Wunderon
good to know thanks Gil!

good to know thanks Gil!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By Wunderon
keyway washer

Another example of the keyway washer ..
http://www.bandc.aero/toggleswitchkeywaytabwasher.aspx

The panel is thick enough that one may file the tab a bit and not drill it’s matching hole all the way...
Forum: Fiberglass 08-15-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,636
Posted By Wunderon
also aiming for same inlet shape and size on each...

also aiming for same inlet shape and size on each side, for a sanity check. step back and try to visualize where it needs to go, then the steps needed to get there. For example, your molded lip...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-13-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By Wunderon
i got a dayco 15358 which I think will work....

i got a dayco 15358 which I think will work. 15360 a touch big for me.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-11-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By Wunderon
whelp, very roughly throwing a tape on the...

whelp, very roughly throwing a tape on the completed
pieces in the garage and trying to guess how much i chopped off

canopy 96”x36”x36”

top cowl 38”x38”x16”
bottom 38”x38”x20”

I imagine Van’s...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By Wunderon
sounds very good thanks for the mention

sounds very good thanks for the mention
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-31-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By Wunderon
Welcome to the journey, may you find it rewarding!

Welcome to the journey, may you find it rewarding!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Wunderon
hah that’s a challenge to your inventiveness !...

hah that’s a challenge to your inventiveness ! glad you found a good solution.

I hope a big box hardware store isn’t that far, I’ve made many many trips to them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Wunderon
hobby stores have small brass tubes in various...

hobby stores have small brass tubes in various sizes.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By Wunderon
very tidy :)

very tidy :)
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-23-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,475
Posted By Wunderon
Congrats! I hope you both find it as rewarding an...

Congrats! I hope you both find it as rewarding an experience as I have. This community is fantastic.

dave
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-23-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,221
Posted By Wunderon
hmm, I have the Van’s wire kit and my AWG2 was...

hmm, I have the Van’s wire kit and my AWG2 was long enough to go from the aft-mounted master to the firewall plus about 16”, via the left gear tower. I basically routed per the OP10/11 plan. If you...
Forum: Tools 07-20-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,104
Posted By Wunderon
As above .., use nutplate itself for a few...

As above .., use nutplate itself for a few places, swapping out before the #40 holes get wallowed out by the drill bit. I use a screw ground down to a couple threads to hold it. Flare on screw keeps...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-08-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Wunderon
RV8 part number?

Anyone know if the 8 wing now ships with a premade forward attach bracket? Part number?

thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By Wunderon
Not sure which model you have, but i’ve seen...

Not sure which model you have, but i’ve seen folks make accommodations to check air, such as an access hole for the stem. You can always leave the pants off if desired, but the wheels are pretty...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-03-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,143
Posted By Wunderon
Thanks, makes sense. Why I ask is that after I...

Thanks, makes sense.

Why I ask is that after I drill the top hinge, and remove the front supports, the front sags below where I want it on the spinner. This is prior to trimming the bottom cowl....
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-02-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,143
Posted By Wunderon
I’m having trouble visualizing how the cowl is...

I’m having trouble visualizing how the cowl is ultimately supported in the front. Do the baffles end up supporting the weight of the cowl, with the hinges mainly holding position? Or, should I fit...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-29-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,143
Posted By Wunderon
drilling top hinges

Somewhat related, when drilling the top hinges to the cowl, is it best to hold the ‘slack’ out of the hinge due to the .090 pin‘s sloppy fit, or let it ride in the ‘middle’ of the hinge eyes where it...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-25-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By Wunderon
induction tubes as heavy wire support?

Hi,

I wanted to use the induction tubes (IO-360-M1B) to support my starter motor and alternator wires, with big adel clamps. The tubes seem plenty solid for this application, but I wondered about...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-18-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By Wunderon
Van’s fitting...

Van’s fitting Kb90T
https://www.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/store.cgi?ident=1529371584-182-90&browse=engines&product=pump-fittings
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-18-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Wunderon
Thanks Quentin, that is a good confirmation. dave

Thanks Quentin, that is a good confirmation.

dave
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-15-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By Wunderon
thanks for the pix Tom, that’s a clean setup dave

thanks for the pix Tom, that’s a clean setup
dave
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-14-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Wunderon
AVStar AVX-5VA1 alternate out port?

I received an Avstar AVX-5VA1 with my Van's IO360-M1B. It's configured with the output on the bottom, but am considering moving the output to the top. However on the servo, the alternate output is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-14-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By Wunderon
I wonder if the RV7 is the same as the RV8? I...

I wonder if the RV7 is the same as the RV8? I made a cardboard mock up with the servo output on the bottom and it looks tight holding the lower cowl in position.

-dave
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,042
Posted By Wunderon
I have to say there have been times in the tail...

I have to say there have been times in the tail or in corners of the cockpit where I didn’t really feel like getting personal with a hot iron.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By Wunderon
if they are quick build they are already in...

if they are quick build they are already in pretty big pieces aren’t they? you will need a wing stand or similar I would guess to move them around while you work on one at a time.

same with the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-13-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By Wunderon
Thanks Jake, Mine is fuel input on the left...

Thanks Jake,

Mine is fuel input on the left (facing forward) and output clocked to the right, so I think we are similar. Also matched lines from Lycoming.

My fuel output fitting was installed on...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-13-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By Wunderon
Tom, did this work out for you? I'm in the same...

Tom, did this work out for you? I'm in the same boat. I assume the servo can be installed in any orientation? (fuel input to right and output down viewing aft)?

Any particular issue with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,675
Posted By Wunderon
as others, obtained builder’s risk when value got...

as others, obtained builder’s risk when value got to be more than I wanted to carry myself.
Also so transport to airport would be covered.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-26-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 749
Posted By Wunderon
I have done the same as Larry. Getting ready to...

I have done the same as Larry. Getting ready to haul the wings to the airport and will have to add the rest of the screws that I left out. I put all the bolts in during initial install.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,881
Posted By Wunderon
Agree, I avoid torque seal on threads...

Agree, I avoid torque seal on threads themselves.

For this application, I don't think the torque seal would be visible from the wing inspection door, however the bolt heads are readily visible,...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-25-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,547
Posted By Wunderon
not sure about quality variances as these are...

not sure about quality variances as these are made in high quantities.

if you have the shrink tube and ring connectors already they can be had 10 for $5 on Amazon and you could make up a few spares....
Forum: Reviews 02-24-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,527
Posted By Wunderon
I’m guessing there were a lot of Lycoming orders...

I’m guessing there were a lot of Lycoming orders this past Osh.

Looking like 26 weeks to ship my TB IO-360, ordered end of August.
Forum: RV-14 12-15-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,457
Posted By Wunderon
used Dassault...

used Dassault https://www.3ds.com/products-services/draftsight-cad-software/free-download/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,898
Posted By Wunderon
Using a 2-50 for the pmag as Andy is here (right...

Using a 2-50 for the pmag as Andy is here (right ignition in my case)

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=846885&postcount=16
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,552
Posted By Wunderon
someone here at Snohomish got a Spokane area DAR...

someone here at Snohomish got a Spokane area DAR to come over
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-04-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,724
Posted By Wunderon
might try a big 'horse' or catheter syringe. i...

might try a big 'horse' or catheter syringe. i think they might be small enough to get your hand in and apply. Used them a lot when building my tanks, they will lay a nice bead down.

I used 60 ml...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-03-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,088
Posted By Wunderon
not sure on the Andair but my Airflow Performance...

not sure on the Andair but my Airflow Performance filter has inspection and cleaning instructions on their website.

They say after 5-10 hrs then annually unless suspected contamination.
Forum: Fiberglass 09-02-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,465
Posted By Wunderon
pour in place foam and epoxy release

I'm using X-30 pour in place foam for the pant/leg intersections and like it a lot for shaping.

However when I try to tape (and wax) the intersection mold for release, it seems impossible to get a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,349
Posted By Wunderon
straightforward

Got exam in conjunction with regular physical. PCP used to be AME, but not current. This was his second BasicMed. Did whisper test and color check. Vision was read a chart line from 5 feet.

No...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-05-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,773
Posted By Wunderon
http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss12/grimmerde/...

http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss12/grimmerde/18ce9201-b551-4bfe-8a3f-5d23a50b1a37_zpsgge2txoh.jpg


I like to see a witness mark on the surface for the die, perhaps try increasing the closure,...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-24-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By Wunderon
I think that is a good idea and considered it,...

I think that is a good idea and considered it, but the center section is wired with cables, so too tight for me.

I need to get the motor mount on anyway. Kind of at the point where really need the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,417
Posted By Wunderon
http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/press_releases/Van...

http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/press_releases/VansSellSheet_Oshkosh2017.pdf
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-24-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 690
Posted By Wunderon
dual emag thunderbolt?

Anyone gotten Lycoming to build a dual Emag Thunderbolt thru Van's? Cost?
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-24-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By Wunderon
Think I'll put the motor mount on and use that.

Think I'll put the motor mount on and use that.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-24-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By Wunderon
Hoist by canopy bow?

I'd like to put it on the gear and most convenient would be to hoist the fuselage by the canopy bow using an engine hoist. Seems plenty robust and would be easier solo than blocking under the spar...
Forum: RV-10 07-24-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,331
Posted By Wunderon
"I" can be used to connect/disconnect the starter...

"I" can be used to connect/disconnect the starter rather than using the starter's built-in solenoid.

per Bob Nuckolls' Z11 of Dec...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-31-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,575
Posted By Wunderon
Gratz Steve good job!

Gratz Steve good job!
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-15-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,808
Posted By Wunderon
hall effect sensor a bit more money, different...

hall effect sensor a bit more money, different mounting approach viz 'flat on the firewall' shunt, requires power
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,420
Posted By Wunderon
Awesome work, congratulations! :)

Awesome work, congratulations! :)
Forum: Northwest 04-26-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By Wunderon
might drop by chapter 84 , Harvey field, second...

might drop by chapter 84 , Harvey field, second Tuesdays Hanger 15 7ish
several flying and in progress RVs
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,036
Posted By Wunderon
LP4-3 and LP4-4

LP4-3 and LP4-4
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2017, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,025
Posted By Wunderon
Depends on engine, etc. quite a few threads out...

Depends on engine, etc. quite a few threads out there
one to look at http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=1002607&mode=linear#post1002607
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,274
Posted By Wunderon
You will want to get a good torque wrench which...

You will want to get a good torque wrench which has that range. Actually #8 structural screws are even lower. They are available online (Amazon for example), and I've seen them at Home Depot and...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-18-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,673
Posted By Wunderon
After I ordered several of the OP- drawings, I...

After I ordered several of the OP- drawings, I found all the OP's on the plans DVD. :o
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 22,016
Posted By Wunderon
Not sure if I would move the starter contactor...

Not sure if I would move the starter contactor yet. If the wires
to the starter are awg2 then your main downside is probably the supply
run from the back to your main bus. Would add a bit of weight...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-15-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,131
Posted By Wunderon
not sure might try asking here...

not sure might try asking here http://forums.matronics.com/viewforum.php?f=3
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 22,016
Posted By Wunderon
well you are certainly learning some sheet metal...

well you are certainly learning some sheet metal skills. ;)

countersinks might be ok since that was a .125 plate I think. chapter 5 has a pic.

Is that the starter contactor back there?
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-11-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,213
Posted By Wunderon
From Van's website . Note 'real' limits in...

From Van's website . Note 'real' limits in tables differ from rule of thumb

http://vansaircraft.com/public/Specs.htm
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-11-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,306
Posted By Wunderon
Does the hinge angle cause crookedness of the...

Does the hinge angle cause crookedness of the hinge pin line?
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-24-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,619
Posted By Wunderon
I try to listen to the voice in my head, which...

I try to listen to the voice in my head, which says "this is probably right."

If I hear that, I try to stop and come back later. A few minutes or overnight can make a world of difference.

What I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-20-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,409
Posted By Wunderon
What does the forward bulkhead look like? Maybe...

What does the forward bulkhead look like? Maybe rivet a doubler to the tower and drill that for straight cable passthrus.

One could ask Van's opinion on rivet spacing, doubler thickness, etc.

Hard...
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