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Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ken---about 26 inches, straight and 90*? If so...

Ken---about 26 inches, straight and 90*?

If so yes a servo hose without the flow transducer install, depending on the servo model.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By TS Flightlines
David what selector valve do you have? The Vans...

David what selector valve do you have? The Vans Imperial valve has 1/4 NPT threads, The Andair 'could be ' 1/4 NPT or -6 An depenting on what model valve it is.

Tom
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) Yesterday, 04:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,034
Posted By TS Flightlines
Camp Scholler is drying out. I'm tent camping...

Camp Scholler is drying out. I'm tent camping right across from registration. ALOT of unhappy people that didnt get in before the 5 inches of rain. Several trucks have had to be pulled out after...
Forum: RV-14 07-20-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By TS Flightlines
We typically dont include the flow divider hose...

We typically dont include the flow divider hose in our FWF packages, because they are genereally supplied by the engine builder, and with different servos, sumps, and flow divider installs, there...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,055
Posted By TS Flightlines
Rode around the airport today after setting up in...

Rode around the airport today after setting up in Scholler. Already alot of planes here.

Tom
Forum: Aircraft Camping 07-16-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By TS Flightlines
I have one of those jumper boxes with all kinds...

I have one of those jumper boxes with all kinds of plug in ports for cell phone charger and laptop---for evening work other than Monday nite (!)
Didn come in handy 3 years ago when our camping...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,397
Posted By TS Flightlines
Vince-LOL---its was good---really!! Tom

Vince-LOL---its was good---really!!

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,066
Posted By TS Flightlines
Again----thats just cool! Tom

Again----thats just cool!

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,397
Posted By TS Flightlines
David---I dont know Steve or his abilities, but...

David---I dont know Steve or his abilities, but Raymo and I do know Ray, and yes he's built quite a few experimentals as well as restored several GA's and warbirds. I still think he has more than...
Forum: Virtual Hangar 07-10-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By TS Flightlines
Mike, so sorry to hear of your loss. You might...

Mike, so sorry to hear of your loss. You might check with Jesse Saint to see if he knows of anything.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,397
Posted By TS Flightlines
Steve----I had the pleasure of taking a trip in a...

Steve----I had the pleasure of taking a trip in a F4 that Ray Ward built. Nice plane. I'd say for experienced builders only right now.
Suggest you go to Osh and check it out, and talk to Ray, Vince,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-10-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hey Walt----some of might be interested in the...

Hey Walt----some of might be interested in the cruise performance of your 370 from Texas to Osh..

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,189
Posted By TS Flightlines
Thats cool Dan-- Tom

Thats cool Dan--

Tom
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-09-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By TS Flightlines
Steve did most of the work on the IS project, but...

Steve did most of the work on the IS project, but as I recall B and C werent bad, other than having to flare the aft side after it passed through the snap bushings. NO room to enlarge the hole so the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-08-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By TS Flightlines
Joe===mosts put it according to plans. Yes, a...

Joe===mosts put it according to plans. Yes, a couple of hose length changes from the TD version to the A model.

Tom
Forum: RV-14 07-07-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,864
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ken---used to bavle to get the caps with the...

Ken---used to bavle to get the caps with the safety wire holes already drilled. Havnet used them in a long time---so I'd have to look. In early days of aviation, all the hose connections were wired....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,340
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott, the baffle reinforcement does bring up a...

Scott, the baffle reinforcement does bring up a very valid point. We never really know how much is enough. So after thinking about this, I altered the inlet line and fitting arrangement to use a hose...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,340
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott---Chris came up with several ideas, and...

Scott---Chris came up with several ideas, and after doing some mock ups, we built the hoses and tubes for him for his application. The baffles are going to be reinforced, 1 due to the oil cooler, 2...
Forum: RV-14 07-05-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,864
Posted By TS Flightlines
We plug off the guage port since its not used. It...

We plug off the guage port since its not used. It is uses on some certified applications, but generally not experimentals. Instead of capping the nipple----that should have safety wire, why not just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,340
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jon, Chris just hasnt plugged it off yet---he...

Jon, Chris just hasnt plugged it off yet---he knows about it.

Mark---AFP did have a purge valve for the FM200 servo. Don redesigned it so the purge wasnt necessary.
I cant speak for everyone, but I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,340
Posted By TS Flightlines
BTW---there seems to be some 'crossover' in the...

BTW---there seems to be some 'crossover' in the install instructions for the FT-60 and the FloScan. The Flo Scan was definitely susceptable to all the things that have been stated here---needing 2...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,340
Posted By TS Flightlines
In defense----Chris had the 'unusual' plumbing of...

In defense----Chris had the 'unusual' plumbing of routing the servo hose to the aft baffle. At the same time, with all the flame wars about where and how to mount it, not mount it, plumb it, etc he...
Forum: RV-10 07-05-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,366
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott---great that you can finally stretch its...

Scott---great that you can finally stretch its legs!
Lets talk!!

Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-04-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,150
Posted By TS Flightlines
Mark---DEFINIATELY plumb in a remote oil pressure...

Mark---DEFINIATELY plumb in a remote oil pressure guage and check the pressure. Not sure what else has been done as far as making any changes that 'might ' have created an electrical issue. Rare to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,555
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dont know about you guys, but I'm pretty...

Dont know about you guys, but I'm pretty confident that Vans is looking at all the models, and maybe doing some upgrades to make them better/safer for all of us.

Tom
Forum: Propellers 06-26-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By TS Flightlines
Mark---I dont show the A4J either, but with the...

Mark---I dont show the A4J either, but with the straight nipple its a 75166. So Mark Dickens' tube is shaped different at the governor.

Mark D---I'll email you a pic of the one I have--
Tom
Forum: Propellers 06-26-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hey guess what I found? a 75167 in my --well...

Hey guess what I found? a 75167 in my --well stash--
I'll send it to Steve and get him to scan it and make a prototype.
If it alll works out well, we'll have them for everyone.

Tom
Forum: Propellers 06-26-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By TS Flightlines
Yep, most of what I've seen were 75167 for the...

Yep, most of what I've seen were 75167 for the 45* fitting. In addition to the CNC bender, we have a CMM coordinate scanner to profile rigid tubes. Pretty cool. Steve has gotten really good at it,...
Forum: Propellers 06-26-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By TS Flightlines
WE 'can' make stainless rigid tubes. The issue is...

WE 'can' make stainless rigid tubes. The issue is the various governor fitting styles for the original governors. Some had 45* fittings, some had straights. So that changes the length and shape of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By TS Flightlines
Some use a foam block between the floor and the...

Some use a foam block between the floor and the floor cover to capture and hold the line. Some use adel clamps with some sort of aluminum support.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By TS Flightlines
Nice panel Sean! Tom

Nice panel Sean!

Tom
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-24-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By TS Flightlines
Just as a follow up ---report back from Beringer...

Just as a follow up ---report back from Beringer that the master cylinders are not field repairable.

Tom
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-22-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By TS Flightlines
Which o'rings are you loking for? I'd be...

Which o'rings are you loking for? I'd be careful--remember these are metric sized components from France. We have the Beringer part numbers for the calipers, but nothing on the masters.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,555
Posted By TS Flightlines
With all due respect to those looking at the cost...

With all due respect to those looking at the cost differences, whats the cost differences of a collapsed gear, a flexed firewall, a prop strike inspection and potential 'other' expenses that could...
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ken---every one has different results! Vans puts...

Ken---every one has different results! Vans puts the recommendations in Section 5 based on experience, manufacturers recommendations, and I guess AC43.18. YMMV. But for most builders, novice or...
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott is correct, and I think every set of plans...

Scott is correct, and I think every set of plans has this information. Always good to review, even if youve done it a thousand times.

Tom
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ron, nothing on the flare side of the fittings....

Ron, nothing on the flare side of the fittings. Flame wars are well documented on VAF for what sealant to use on the pipe thread side of the adapter fittings. PFTE sealant, like Loctite 567, or...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-17-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By TS Flightlines
Talking For a hand held tool, a Rigid RFT37 from GAHCO...

For a hand held tool, a Rigid RFT37 from GAHCO works well. Narrow flare bar.

Tom
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-16-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By TS Flightlines
Joe, does look like a caliper piston O ring...

Joe, does look like a caliper piston O ring failure from the pic. Like everyone has said, keeping spare parts is a fabulous idea---especially Orings and such that for minimal expense can sure mess up...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-14-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,836
Posted By TS Flightlines
We'll be looking for you Herman! Be safe my...

We'll be looking for you Herman!
Be safe my friend!!
Tom
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-14-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,091
Posted By TS Flightlines
We do a different approach. Yes teflon hose from...

We do a different approach. Yes teflon hose from the solenoid to a tee at the center sump under the mechanical pump. Depending on how many cylinders are being primed, each side of the tee routes a...
Forum: Southeast 06-14-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jerry, you guys at Falcon Field have you own Air...

Jerry, you guys at Falcon Field have you own Air Force!
Tom
Forum: Reviews 06-14-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By TS Flightlines
Great people!! Tom

Great people!!

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,319
Posted By TS Flightlines
Paul, congrats---again--my friend. We all...

Paul, congrats---again--my friend. We all appreciate your contributions. Guess not they will be spread alittle futrther apart!
Looking forward to seeing you at OSH.
Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-07-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,479
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hey Bill--- What was the pressure BEFORE the...

Hey Bill---
What was the pressure BEFORE the senders were changed, or has anything else been done? I'd start like we always tell guys, get a KNOWN good gauge and check the pressure in all phases. If...
Forum: RV-14 06-07-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 23,032
Posted By TS Flightlines
Just a quick addition to what Steve has said...

Just a quick addition to what Steve has said here. The duplex install on a 14 is NOT an easy modification, ESPECIALLY to get it right for everyone. Some of my recent posts hint at that. Alot of you...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-05-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By TS Flightlines
LOL----it doesnt matter how many you make for...

LOL----it doesnt matter how many you make for 'like' equipped systems, there will always be alittle variance. We've had them from 13-20 inches depending on HOW the builder wanted route them. Want to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,076
Posted By TS Flightlines
I'll be there. Suzanne, wont be---for some...

I'll be there. Suzanne, wont be---for some obvious reasons. Its great to put faces with voices on the phone, names with emails, just hanging out with the best people around.

Tom
Forum: West (and Southwest) 05-29-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By TS Flightlines
Probably too late for this, but Military...

Probably too late for this, but Military Fasteners in Ponte Vedra, Fl--might have them. Surely someone in the Western US has nut plates.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,640
Posted By TS Flightlines
Everyone--- Thanks so much for the VERY kind...

Everyone---
Thanks so much for the VERY kind comments. Greatly appreciated!
Guess I'm not the only one to hit a wall. So if others can do it, so can I. Might take a while, but it will be ours.
I've...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-28-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By TS Flightlines
Really doesnt take much for the ball to seat in...

Really doesnt take much for the ball to seat in the nipple.

Tom
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,045
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Ethan!! awesome accomplishment---god job...

Congrats Ethan!! awesome accomplishment---god job my friend!

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,640
Posted By TS Flightlines
Thanks to all!!! Ben--I too had to stop on my...

Thanks to all!!!
Ben--I too had to stop on my PPL---well my instructor stopped booking time anyway. But what the ****---there are other CFI's that can get me there.

Keep it up---
Tom
Forum: Rocket 05-27-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By TS Flightlines
Did I miss the Rocket? I assumed it was an 8 by...

Did I miss the Rocket? I assumed it was an 8 by Scotts profile. Scott, what plane?

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,640
Posted By TS Flightlines
Talking Motivation==

Anyone just get stuck in their builds? You know, where things have slowed or come to a halt for normal life reasons? I'll bet there are some of you out there, LIKE ME, that it has happened to. I...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-27-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By TS Flightlines
we use .035 Tom

we use .035

Tom
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-27-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By TS Flightlines
AN800-2 and AN805-2. WE get ours from Spruce. Tom

AN800-2 and AN805-2. WE get ours from Spruce.

Tom
Forum: Rocket 05-27-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott---there will be alot of plumbing in close...

Scott---there will be alot of plumbing in close quarters for the left wing to duplex valve ports. CAREFUL planning will ease the frustration!!

Tom
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-25-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,817
Posted By TS Flightlines
HUM---a good tube bender could make those bends...

HUM---a good tube bender could make those bends without the welded section. Maybe Clint will chime in.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ron, we've plumbed seveal wing root gascolators...

Ron, we've plumbed seveal wing root gascolators systems in 7s and 9s. Not too bad

Tom
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-20-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ryan, prior planning always helps. But those...

Ryan, prior planning always helps. But those plans can change, and often do. Especially locations for accessories. Think about what you want--check the plans, and pics of others with similar...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-20-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By TS Flightlines
My Buddy Dave, what a fun trip!!!!! Tom

My Buddy Dave, what a fun trip!!!!!
Tom
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