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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By mountainride
I also couldn’t find that female pin. I sent...

I also couldn’t find that female pin. I sent pictures to stein air to see if they could match it and put one in an order but will need to call the mothership for a replacement. A little annoying...
Forum: RV-14 06-03-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 92,819
Posted By mountainride
Panel Preview. The right side gets an Ipad. ...

Panel Preview. The right side gets an Ipad. Very Simple IFR panel.
G3X, G5, GMC507, GNX375.

https://i.imgur.com/dc955SPl.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,232
Posted By mountainride
I made my own. Garmin sells one for $50. I...

I made my own. Garmin sells one for $50. I will rivet it in today. On the question of nutplates vs nuts, once I finally get my window installed the GPS will still be removable by one person. ...
Forum: RV-14 05-11-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,262
Posted By mountainride
3x5 by 1/2 inch steel table. Backriveted most. ...

3x5 by 1/2 inch steel table. Backriveted most. I was able to reach and get the ones I couldn't back rivet with a gun and bar. With the top center section open I was able to back rivet the sides...
Forum: RV-14 04-16-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,883
Posted By mountainride
My fix

I am going to order a new rear window. It will be easy enough to install as the last item. There is no way I could stomach installing the cracked window. If I get the same crack after 100 hours...
Forum: RV-14 04-15-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,883
Posted By mountainride
Add me to the broken Tap in the rollbar club. ...

Add me to the broken Tap in the rollbar club. Wish I had used a higher quality tap and been more careful. 4 inch crack running back that I stop drilled. I am going to trying gluing it with...
Forum: RV-14 03-20-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,050
Posted By mountainride
Lucky, my engine has been delayed again. I am...

Lucky, my engine has been delayed again. I am now looking at a May timeframe. This was originally ordered via the Oshkosh special last year. I would fully expect any new IO-390 orders to take...
Forum: RV-14 02-19-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,452
Posted By mountainride
Ughh, I made this mistake too when getting in and...

Ughh, I made this mistake too when getting in and out of the airplane without the cover plates screwed in. It really bothered me but I came up with a fix that leaves it stronger than it ever would...
Forum: RV-14 11-16-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,045
Posted By mountainride
Following this install closely. Please be sure...

Following this install closely. Please be sure to share your solution. My stock flap actuator was b/o and I am thinking about the PHaviation actuator. If there isn't a clean install solution...
Forum: RV-14 11-15-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 92,819
Posted By mountainride
autodesk fusion (It is free)

autodesk fusion (It is free)
Forum: RV-14 11-11-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 92,819
Posted By mountainride
Thank you both for the input. I was able to...

Thank you both for the input. I was able to compress the stack and get the g5 with 15mm clearance at the top. I am worried the switches won't have enough support between the 625. E, I can't tell...
Forum: RV-14 11-09-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 92,819
Posted By mountainride
Panel Plan

https://i.imgur.com/deSZIBx.png

Pilots Side:
Engine Start Push Button
ELT Control (Not Shown)
Master
Avionics Master
Autopilot
Boost Pump
Forum: RV-14 08-13-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,425
Posted By mountainride
I experienced this as well using the exact specs...

I experienced this as well using the exact specs from the book. Its close tho, it doesn't rub until the last degree or two publish in the book. I am not going to mess with it until I set the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-09-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By mountainride
I have been looking for VAD2UXXB, DPST 2...

I have been looking for VAD2UXXB, DPST 2 Independent Blue LEDS. I emailed SPEMCO and am getting a quote on these for an order from Carling. I will post when they get in stock or if I need to order...
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,434
Posted By mountainride
You should be able to squeeze that rivet. For...

You should be able to squeeze that rivet. For these try taking a piece of small flexible tubing just bigger than the diameter of the rivet and slightly longer. When you squeeze the shop head the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-09-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By mountainride
Thanks!

Thank you for this valuable post! I was one who had asked this question in the past but with your help before I was able to get it! This diagram really helps confirm everything and lay out the...
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By mountainride
High Compression Pistons IO-390

I see there is an option to the order the high compression pistons from Lycoming on the IO-390. 95% of my flying will be above 5000' DA as I live in Denver, Colorado. For a pilot based at...
Forum: RV-14 07-28-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,418
Posted By mountainride
Canopy Tint

I need to give my canopy tint choice to Vans first thing Monday morning to finalize my finish kit order. I am having trouble selecting the correct tint even after combing the archives. I am hoping...
Forum: RV-14 05-02-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,291
Posted By mountainride
What did you guys end up doing? I drilled the...

What did you guys end up doing? I drilled the hole, dimpled with pop rivet 120 degree dies and put in the the cs4-4 rivet as normal per the plans.

-Jason
Forum: RV-14 04-23-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,401
Posted By mountainride
https://i.imgur.com/IsUdZgO.png This did not...

https://i.imgur.com/IsUdZgO.png

This did not give me issues. Did you complete this step?
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,029
Posted By mountainride
It has been driving me crazy as well... I think...

It has been driving me crazy as well...

I think I am going to fabricate both a flat piece of aluminum with nutplates that can be screwed in to completely cover the hole, and a second piece that has...
Forum: RV-14 04-19-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,029
Posted By mountainride
huge bummer

I did the same thing and drilled the hole + ran the UAT cable that came with the tailcone. Big mistake to cut a huge hole that I now have to figure out what to do with. The UAT cable and hole...
Forum: RV-14 03-28-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,204
Posted By mountainride
after edge work

I was able to get it near perfect after running the Cleveland edge tool between the dimples. I then followed with my with my handseamer. I would put the edge at the center of the holes to line...
Forum: RV-14 03-27-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,204
Posted By mountainride
Its good to know that there are so many of us on...

Its good to know that there are so many of us on the same step within a week of each other! I am just about done the tail except for leading edges and the tailcone.

I broke the bottom rounded...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-23-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By mountainride
Thank you for the third time in a day! This is...

Thank you for the third time in a day! This is the answer I was looking for. This setup would required a DPST off-on switch where the second pole is used to switch the bottom (independent) LED. ...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-23-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By mountainride
Thank you again for helping me get this straight...

Thank you again for helping me get this straight on what to order. I can definitely find the switch body I want from the selection at spemco.com

I would like to have two indendent LEDs, one that...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-23-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By mountainride
Man those look awesome! I am assuming you have...

Man those look awesome! I am assuming you have them wired directly from a Electrical Bus instead of the VPX so you can run the dependent lights. I don't think I can make that body work with the VPX.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-23-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By mountainride
Also check out ...

Also check out https://rockerswitchpros.com/product/custom-rocker-switch-actuator/ to see the aviation designs and the beautiful backlit rocker switch covers that can be made for cheap.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-23-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By mountainride
These are the Contura II covers which are nice...

These are the Contura II covers which are nice but my personal preference is for the Contura V series and the etched graphic+text. It is especially confusing because it is from the V-series but the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-22-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By mountainride
I have considered that and have a few models with...

I have considered that and have a few models with that setup. I have others with a switch set solo, but ultimately the flaps will be primarily controlled from the joystick. I have considered removing...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-22-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By mountainride
Carling Contura V VPX Wiring

I am trying to run an extremely clean panel with minimal switches. I would like them all etched and illuminated to avoid labels on the panel and the need for panel lights at night (although I will...
Forum: RV-14 02-26-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,781
Posted By mountainride
My setup

Because I swear nothing in my shop is. On the quest for a flat trailing edge on my rudder....

I first match drilled my 1.5 in aluminum angle to one of my skins. The rudder skins were very thin so...
Forum: RV-14 01-31-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,616
Posted By mountainride
refused

Thanks for the advice! Van's was great on the phone and I expect the issue will be resolved. In this case as I wasn't planning on anything but inventory for the next 2 weeks anyways so its NBD. I...
Forum: RV-14 01-31-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,616
Posted By mountainride
Add me to the list

I still have a few things to prepare in the shop but was disappointed when my RV-14 tail came damaged. I refused the shipment and will restart in another two weeks. I am hoping parts aren't bent...
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