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Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 10-08-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By 219PB
Carlos, I put an EFII in my 6A. Tom mentioned...

Carlos,

I put an EFII in my 6A. Tom mentioned that it is a "task". I have no point of reference for a 7A, but I installed it in mine. If you get serious, PM me and we can discuss over the phone. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By 219PB
Colin, Mine are about 4 years old, slow build as...

Colin,

Mine are about 4 years old, slow build as well, and they have been installed on the aircraft for about 3 1/2 years. They still look as clear as new. Sun shines in through the windows so...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,915
Posted By 219PB
I also put a key switch to the master and a push...

I also put a key switch to the master and a push button start. Separate toggle switches for the ignition. I could never forgive myself if some child got access to the plane and inadvertently swung...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By 219PB
You can put them in all eight holes and it will...

You can put them in all eight holes and it will extend the time between the need to change them, but over time, the lower ones will get fouled with oil.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By 219PB
If the balance required a weight to be put at...

If the balance required a weight to be put at TDC, two smaller equal weights can be placed on either side of TDC to achieve the same results.
Forum: Painting your RV 09-18-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By 219PB
Glad to see you are almost complete. It probably...

Glad to see you are almost complete. It probably has been close to 2 years since I saw it at your house.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,325
Posted By 219PB
Does anyone know of tech counselors in the...

Does anyone know of tech counselors in the Victoria, TX area? I have had several builders and A&Ps look at my build, but not any tech counselors.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By 219PB
Thanks for all of your replies. I spoke to the...

Thanks for all of your replies. I spoke to the FAA yesterday and I downloaded the 8050-1 form and filled it out. I have the bill of sale from Vans and the form notarized that states I built it.

I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By 219PB
Steve, Are you referring to calling the DAR and...

Steve,

Are you referring to calling the DAR and having him retype and resend the 8050-1 form? I have not submitted it to the FAA yet.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By 219PB
Aircraft Registration question

I have been working with my DAR to get my aircraft registered. He mailed me a completed form 8050-1. The aircraft serial number that is typed in the field is incorrect.


Can I simply one line the...
Forum: California 09-10-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By 219PB
Wow, I thought my $250/month was a lot.

Wow, I thought my $250/month was a lot.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-06-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By 219PB
I am building a 6A and have a 5' wide door to go...

I am building a 6A and have a 5' wide door to go through. I plan to hoist the plane once completed and put it back on the wood cradle to get it out of the door. It will take me a couple of days to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-27-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By 219PB
Thanks, I will let Garmin do itís own dimming

Thanks, I will let Garmin do itís own dimming
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,540
Posted By 219PB
I bolted my forest of tabs to the firewall with a...

I bolted my forest of tabs to the firewall with a AN5 bolt and nut on each side. Is it standard practice to use brass hardware?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-20-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,316
Posted By 219PB
I installed the Dynon knob panel below the...

I installed the Dynon knob panel below the throttles. See picture below. This puts them right next to my right hand as it sits on my knee. Many people told me that these buttons get used the most....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-20-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By 219PB
Dimming Garmin components

I am posting to see how others addressed dimming Garmin components such as the GTN6XX, GMA245, and the GTR200. The rest of my avionics are from Dynon.

The Garmin components all have reference...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-13-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By 219PB
Pitot Tube for sale

Karetaker,

I have a new in pitot tube, never installed. I installed a Dynon unit. PM me if you interested. I will make you a good deal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By 219PB
I am in the market for two of the ETX680Cs. ;)

I am in the market for two of the ETX680Cs. ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By 219PB
I would be concerned with corrosion if covering...

I would be concerned with corrosion if covering over metal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By 219PB
I am still having issues making a pdf copy for my...

I am still having issues making a pdf copy for my archives.
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By 219PB
I am putting a service loop between the wing and...

I am putting a service loop between the wing and fuselage and the wires will be crimped with water proof butt connectors. I figured that I would not be removing the wings on any frequency. Would...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By 219PB
I am on the downward side of wiring my RV-6A. ...

I am on the downward side of wiring my RV-6A. You can check out my kitlog link below to see how I did mine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By 219PB
Mel, I am to assume that the RV-6A is on the...

Mel,

I am to assume that the RV-6A is on the approved list? I can provide evidence for items 2-4.

Thanks,

Paul
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By 219PB
Amateur-Built Fabrication and Assembly Checklist

My DAR stated that for my RV-6A I am required to fill out the Amateur-Built Fabrication and Assembly Checklist(2011). I thought that this form was for kits that were not already on the 51% rule.

Am...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-20-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,454
Posted By 219PB
I called about mine and got put on their list. ...

I called about mine and got put on their list. Still have not heard from them.
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,497
Posted By 219PB
I hear you. I did it this way because of Van's...

I hear you. I did it this way because of Van's heater layout. Wanted to use as many of the factory options as possible. Makes for a clean installation. I realize that this is the hottest spot in a...
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,497
Posted By 219PB
Dan, Those are steel fittings. The hole is for...

Dan,

Those are steel fittings. The hole is for the nose gear bolt. I have SS plug that will be sealed in.
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,497
Posted By 219PB
I also mounted mine in the cabin, on the floor. ...

I also mounted mine in the cabin, on the floor. I plan to build a cover for them as well.

Mine in not flying yet. Few more months to go. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,432
Posted By 219PB
What about making a bracket to hold a piece of...

What about making a bracket to hold a piece of thin safety wire taught, then working it behind the plate? I Prosealed mine on with a 1/16" gap and that was how I would plan to remove if and whenever...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-01-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By 219PB
I thought that I have done a pretty good job at...

I thought that I have done a pretty good job at the placards on my build. In this post I saw canopy handle. I have a slider and I was wondering how others addressed this. Do not recall ever seeing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,649
Posted By 219PB
Am I the only one that cannot see the pictures?

Am I the only one that cannot see the pictures?
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-07-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,480
Posted By 219PB
I agree with a previous post. I would not make...

I agree with a previous post. I would not make the first flight until I fully understood the discrepancy. The downside is too great.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-24-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By 219PB
I think that he is referring to cycling the...

I think that he is referring to cycling the master relay. The VPX and EI are most likely fed through it. The VPX does not have its own relay or breaker as it is fed directly from the master relay.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By 219PB
I know that there has been a lot of discussion...

I know that there has been a lot of discussion around this topic on this forum. How do we explain Van's stock fuel vent routing? Major loop seal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By 219PB
Dick Koehler's article was recommending DAP...

Dick Koehler's article was recommending DAP Alexultra230
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-18-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By 219PB
If you determine that your drill if faulty, Pan...

If you determine that your drill if faulty, Pan American will rebuild it for free. They did for me last year. Very quick turn around.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-19-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,022
Posted By 219PB
I missed that sale. What was their Black Friday...

I missed that sale. What was their Black Friday pricing?
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-13-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By 219PB
I rounded the edges of mine for aerodynamic...

I rounded the edges of mine for aerodynamic reasons and to keep the edges from chipping. You can look at the canopy section of my website link below.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-04-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By 219PB
When I first got started I ordered a large lot of...

When I first got started I ordered a large lot of wire from http://www.worldwidewire.com/. Best prices. Best of all their wire came on spools, not rolled up in a bag. This makes it easy to mount...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-30-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,260
Posted By 219PB
The lower cowl should not require the removal of...

The lower cowl should not require the removal of the propeller. I have removed several cowls from RV's and that was never the case.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-14-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,480
Posted By 219PB
Adding a rivet will not increase the strength. ...

Adding a rivet will not increase the strength. Only the weight, although miniscule. I am guilty of putting a rivet in a hole so that it does not look like a mistake.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,126
Posted By 219PB
For the past two years that I have been spending...

For the past two years that I have been spending in the shop, my wife is always saying "Going to spend the evening with your mistress?"

"The Mistress" will be across the cowling of my 6A.
Forum: Painting your RV 11-14-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By 219PB
Top Gun Aircraft painted my friends RV-7A. He is...

Top Gun Aircraft painted my friends RV-7A. He is located at the Mason County airport. Did a real nice job. His contact number is 432-210-9766. I am going to get him to quote my aircraft next year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,432
Posted By 219PB
Excellent. Hopefully 24960 will be following in...

Excellent. Hopefully 24960 will be following in 6 months.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By 219PB
Thanks to both of you for clarifying.

Thanks to both of you for clarifying.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By 219PB
Proper heater hose

Just a quick question. Is the black hose that came with the Van's kit OK to use for the heater hose? Seems like I have only seen the orange type of hose used on other aircraft. I previously used...
Forum: RV-14 10-06-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 945
Posted By 219PB
I mounted mine is such a way that it gives some...

I mounted mine is such a way that it gives some rigidity to the subpanel. This support was needed for the throttle and propeller controls. Also by removing two bolts the unit will be able to swing...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-06-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,925
Posted By 219PB
Sorry for the delay in response. I have...

Sorry for the delay in response. I have installed dual batteries and alternators.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,299
Posted By 219PB
Whenever I have an oil spill on the concrete, I...

Whenever I have an oil spill on the concrete, I wipe up all excess with paper towels and then put Gojo down liberally and then take a stiff bristle brush and scrub. Rinse with water. Always does a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By 219PB
Air filter box question

I am installing my air box and if you notice the side view of the picture, the fiberglass part slopes up to the intake side. The filter is installed and the aluminum part is setting on the filter...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,011
Posted By 219PB
That worked great. Good thinking out of the box....

That worked great. Good thinking out of the box. Thanks!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,011
Posted By 219PB
I have a different issue that I am wondering if...

I have a different issue that I am wondering if anyone else has seen. Periodically I "print" a pdf copy using the option on Kitlog. Then I make a backup of my database.

Since my last successful...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By 219PB
My EFII kit came with black tubing that looks...

My EFII kit came with black tubing that looks like automotive fuel lines.
Forum: Texas (South) 09-25-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By 219PB
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-04-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By 219PB
I did mine with the tanks on but in hindsight if...

I did mine with the tanks on but in hindsight if the tanks are already off leave them off. This allows you to stand right by the spar and guide it in. The tanks can then be installed and fit the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-31-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By 219PB
Sika and no rivets.

Sika and no rivets.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-29-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,256
Posted By 219PB
I went with the Supertracks options to avoid the...

I went with the Supertracks options to avoid the possibility of the wind catching the slider "tipped up". That was one of the reasons I went with the slider to begin with.
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-14-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,845
Posted By 219PB
I would ask Vans. If they allowed a shim that...

I would ask Vans. If they allowed a shim that would be an easy fix. But I suspect that they would not due to the bending stresses in that joint. It should be in pure tension under load.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,907
Posted By 219PB
I feel that I have a "newer" 6 with a s/n of...

I feel that I have a "newer" 6 with a s/n of 24960. Hope to be flying late this year or the first of 2018.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-13-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By 219PB
That is what I did.

That is what I did.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-13-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,471
Posted By 219PB
Ivan, I bonded fiberglass/carbon fiber all the...

Ivan,

I bonded fiberglass/carbon fiber all the way around. I am not flying yet but I am very pleased with how it turned out. Check out the canopy section of my Kitlog website.

Paul
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,008
Posted By 219PB
Thanks for the reply. On to cutting the cowl.

Thanks for the reply. On to cutting the cowl.
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