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Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By mturnerb
I had the same issue on QB wings. Call Vans and...

I had the same issue on QB wings. Call Vans and they will tell you to move the washers around to shift the aileron slightly outboard. I did this on my own (after replacing only one of the rivets...
Forum: RV-14 02-20-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By mturnerb
1. I drilled out the existing holes with step...

1. I drilled out the existing holes with step drill and the Cleaveland ports fit just fine. You should double check size- I don't recall them being 1/2", more like 1/4". I scuffed skin where they...
Forum: RV-10 02-20-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By mturnerb
You may want to check these folks out: ...

You may want to check these folks out: https://www.barnstormers.com/ad_manager/ad_detail.php?ID=1340990 or https://dreamworxaviation.com/

The owner was badly injured in a crash late 2016 and is...
Forum: RV-14 02-19-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By mturnerb
Look up “plumbing kit” on Cleaveland site Very...

Look up “plumbing kit” on Cleaveland site

Very nice.
Forum: RV-14 02-18-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 22,739
Posted By mturnerb
Very nice - not far from what I'm planning (for...

Very nice - not far from what I'm planning (for now at least - avionics are a ways out....)
Forum: RV-14 02-18-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 22,739
Posted By mturnerb
Gorgeous!! What avionics did you use?

Gorgeous!!

What avionics did you use?
Forum: RV-14 02-16-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By mturnerb
Nope - seemed to fit OK. As mentioned by others,...

Nope - seemed to fit OK. As mentioned by others, a bit tight but nothing bothersome.
Forum: RV-14 02-16-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By mturnerb
I don't recall any issues with the part I...

I don't recall any issues with the part I received. As a reference point, I got the following part: "Bearing MD3616M". My empennage is in storage, but I do recall the lower bearing being larger...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-14-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By mturnerb
I wish you had posted this about 18 months...

I wish you had posted this about 18 months ago....

Sorry to hear you have to move on from your build. And I hope your toe is better!
Forum: RV-14 02-13-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,325
Posted By mturnerb
I initially put rivets in the holes but decided...

I initially put rivets in the holes but decided to go ahead and install the warning vane. Reasons are redundancy, habit (everything I've flown before has this type stall warning), and option of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,029
Posted By mturnerb
Check out this website: www.rv14A.com Both are...

Check out this website:

www.rv14A.com

Both are VAF members
Forum: RV-14 02-07-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By mturnerb
Good point Carl. I'm very comfortable with...

Good point Carl. I'm very comfortable with general wiring/electronics, and don't see any issues with repurposing wires that are in the harnesses where it makes sense. I just don't have so much...
Forum: RV-14 02-07-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By mturnerb
I did the same for my heated pitot. Will...

I did the same for my heated pitot. Will reconsider the GMU22. Do the wires in the standard harness match up to the GMU22?
Forum: RV-14 02-07-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By mturnerb
I had two discussions with Stein about the GMU...

I had two discussions with Stein about the GMU 11. They advised me to run a 2 conductor shielded plus power and ground to the wingtip for GMU 11 all the way to panel: this wiring can be substituted...
Forum: RV-14 02-06-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By mturnerb
ADAHRS Harness, Left Wing

I'm wrapping up my left wing (QB version). I ran the wires for the ADAHRS harness per instructions, but not sure what to actually do with them.

I'm planning on using full G3X system, and my...
Forum: RV-12 02-03-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By mturnerb
I had a very similar issue and #4 was the cure. ...

I had a very similar issue and #4 was the cure. The music input was picking up noise.
Forum: Texas (North) 02-01-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,687
Posted By mturnerb
I spent a year in Wichita Falls one month. ...

I spent a year in Wichita Falls one month. Biggest excitement was watching the herds of jackrabbits run around near the flightline.
Forum: RV-14 01-30-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,332
Posted By mturnerb
How did you fabricate the angles attaching the...

How did you fabricate the angles attaching the firewall to the engine stand?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,984
Posted By mturnerb
Just visited your page: this is outstanding and...

Just visited your page: this is outstanding and should be a great tool for anyone who wants to study RV accidents.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,798
Posted By mturnerb
Very sad. Is this the gentleman who was having...

Very sad. Is this the gentleman who was having difficulties with a -12 he purchased from an estate?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,605
Posted By mturnerb
I edited my post - I think the military allows...

I edited my post - I think the military allows this, but never checked civilian rules.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,605
Posted By mturnerb
In addition to others' suggestions and comments,...

In addition to others' suggestions and comments, I'll add a few:

1. Fly early or very late in the day when the air is smoother.
2. Consider using scopolamine patch. Ginger is good, scopolamine...
Forum: RV-14 01-22-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,751
Posted By mturnerb
I was wondering more about the sealant in your...

I was wondering more about the sealant in your original photo.
Forum: RV-14 01-22-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,664
Posted By mturnerb
Scott - this is very helpful. Even though I have...

Scott - this is very helpful. Even though I have long arms, reaching the aft-most rivets in that double row will be very hard if I do it after all other rivets are done -so I may do a few inches of...
Forum: RV-14 01-21-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,664
Posted By mturnerb
What's the towel trick?

What's the towel trick?
Forum: RV-14 01-21-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,664
Posted By mturnerb
Great responses in the thread, but still looking...

Great responses in the thread, but still looking for thoughts/suggestions on these two questions..

Thanks
Forum: RV-14 01-21-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By mturnerb
That's the way I did it. Seems to be the only...

That's the way I did it. Seems to be the only way it looks/fits right when you look at it.
Forum: RV-14 01-21-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,664
Posted By mturnerb
Resurrecting another old thread. I have QB...

Resurrecting another old thread. I have QB wings. Questions about riveting the outboard bottom wing skins:

1. On page 20-04, the very last instruction is to rivet the overlap joint. I'm confused...
Forum: RV-14 01-20-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,751
Posted By mturnerb
Any trimming?

Any trimming?
Forum: Southeast 01-15-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,250
Posted By mturnerb
It might be wothwhile giving Van Bortel Aircraft...

It might be wothwhile giving Van Bortel Aircraft a call. They sell a lot of Cessnas, are based in Texas, and may have relationships with places that rent aircraft.
Forum: RV-14 01-10-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,772
Posted By mturnerb
Will two 7 inch screens fit RV14 panel?

Will two 7 inch screens fit RV14 panel?
Forum: RV-14 01-08-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,542
Posted By mturnerb
This is a fantastic resource: I use the links for...

This is a fantastic resource: I use the links for almost every section and it has saved me some serious headaches.
Forum: RV-14 01-01-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By mturnerb
Just did this on my QB wings. Black primer - I...

Just did this on my QB wings. Black primer - I don't think color of the wing interior will affect the visibility of your landing lights - they project out. It's more about aesthetics of looking at...
Forum: RV-14 12-29-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,411
Posted By mturnerb
Thanks for this! Great idea!

Thanks for this! Great idea!
Forum: RV-14 12-29-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,411
Posted By mturnerb
Pretty much what I was thinking - or some foam...

Pretty much what I was thinking - or some foam tape around the edges so it won't be so hard to remove lens to service lights down the road. I was pretty careful to stay perpendicular when drilling...
Forum: RV-14 12-27-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,411
Posted By mturnerb
Reviving an old thread. I just did the lens on...

Reviving an old thread.

I just did the lens on the first of my QB wings - followed instructions to the letter. When I match drilled the lens to wing, I pulled it up very tight to leading edge, but...
Forum: RV-14 12-27-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By mturnerb
Not so sure about flattening before re-rolling -...

Not so sure about flattening before re-rolling - but you might be able to "re-shape". I used Dan's method after trying others - it works great. I bought some muffler hangers or similar "U" bolts...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,974
Posted By mturnerb
My trick here (stolen from Vlad) is to use a...

My trick here (stolen from Vlad) is to use a drywall sanding sponge, followed by a pass with 400 grit sandpaper. Edges end up really nice!
Forum: RV-14 12-19-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,212
Posted By mturnerb
I put gaffer's tape on the ring.....

I put gaffer's tape on the ring.....
Forum: RV-14 12-04-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,655
Posted By mturnerb
Don't recall where/if in plans the firewall...

Don't recall where/if in plans the firewall flanges get dimpled, but it's important not to do it until after match drilling the cowling hinges and shims.... (And after that I don't think it really...
Forum: RV-14 12-04-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By mturnerb
Enjoy your build. I've used the puller dimple...

Enjoy your build. I've used the puller dimple dies (http://www.cleavelandtool.com/3_32-Close-Quarters-Die-Set/productinfo/DIE4263CQ/#.WiTuRbSpnUo) but prefer these where I can get access (similar to...
Forum: RV-14 11-29-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,856
Posted By mturnerb
Wouldn't it be pretty easy to just fill the gap...

Wouldn't it be pretty easy to just fill the gap with some kind of epoxy or body filler and paint over it?
Forum: RV-14 11-24-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By mturnerb
Welcome to the madness....

Welcome to the madness....
Forum: RV-12 11-21-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,782
Posted By mturnerb
Dave's Youtube channel also has great videos of...

Dave's Youtube channel also has great videos of his flying experiences. So perhaps you can continue your story the same way!
Forum: RV-14 11-19-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,576
Posted By mturnerb
That's what I do - bought a couple different...

That's what I do - bought a couple different diameters of aquarium type tubing on Amazon - easy to fully drive rivet with these in place while pushing pieces together.
Forum: RV-14 11-16-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,280
Posted By mturnerb
Carl and Rafael's site is fantastic (rv14a.com). ...

Carl and Rafael's site is fantastic (rv14a.com). A number of others out there that are also excellent.

Kevin's site...
Forum: RV-12 11-09-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,488
Posted By mturnerb
There is a guy named Charles Walter on Beechtalk...

There is a guy named Charles Walter on Beechtalk selling a very nice hangar home in Ocala. Looks like he Is about to list it at higher price. Current price is quite attractive.

Link: ...
Forum: RV-14 11-02-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,012
Posted By mturnerb
This is very helpful - I have QB wings on the way.

This is very helpful - I have QB wings on the way.
Forum: RV-14 11-01-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,012
Posted By mturnerb
When do you recommend installing the aileron trim?

When do you recommend installing the aileron trim?
Forum: RV-14 10-31-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,012
Posted By mturnerb
I've gotten some help in this regard from my EAA...

I've gotten some help in this regard from my EAA Tech Counselor (who is affiliated with Van's) but it would be nice to have some resources as you describe - in my mind a community of RV-14 builders...
Forum: RV-14 10-30-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 950
Posted By mturnerb
Check out Carl and Rafael's web site: RV14A.com....

Check out Carl and Rafael's web site: RV14A.com. Excellent documentation.

Also - head over to Locust Grove, visit Vic Syracuse and the factory -14A built by Mitch Lock. I did and took pictures...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-17-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,550
Posted By mturnerb
I think Vans sells this still - as "3.5 oz" size....

I think Vans sells this still - as "3.5 oz" size. I hope so - just ordered some.

I've used them a couple of times - reasonably good except the mixing part is rather tedious. But it cuts down (a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By mturnerb
If you're interested in paying for overnight...

If you're interested in paying for overnight hangar space you can check with Sky Harbor and Craig Air Center at KCRG and/or the FBO at Herlong.

Hangar space in this area is tight lately thanks to...
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,553
Posted By mturnerb
I just discovered this interesting problem. I'm...

I just discovered this interesting problem. I'm ordering QB wings - so I guess I'll call to see if I can get a template....
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By mturnerb
I found this...

I found this website:

aluminumspacers.com

Ordered some spacers for my brakes (making the ones in the plans was tedious and frustrating...). I was able to order in the same material as the tubing...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-16-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,533
Posted By mturnerb
Impressive work! Sleep is for wimps anyway....

Impressive work!

Sleep is for wimps anyway....
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By mturnerb
I guess I didn't study the baggage floor section/...

I guess I didn't study the baggage floor section/ flap actuation sections well enough. I'll look again, because I want as much done as I can before the "big join"....
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By mturnerb
I guess I didn't study the baggage floor section/...

I guess I didn't study the baggage floor section/ flap actuation sections well enough. I'll look again, because I want as much done as I can before the "big join"....
Forum: RV-12 10-15-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,855
Posted By mturnerb
I've got 65 hrs in RV-12 and found it to be a...

I've got 65 hrs in RV-12 and found it to be a great "slipper" - and didn't see anything unusual about the descent angle. Airspeed is critical.
Forum: RV-14 10-15-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By mturnerb
Precisely what I did except for section 34 (flap...

Precisely what I did except for section 34 (flap actuation) - you really need to wait on that one until after the baggage floors are in, because the structure it attaches to is part of the baggage...
Forum: Safety 10-15-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,383
Posted By mturnerb
Hypothermia is always a risk, so a mylar thermal...

Hypothermia is always a risk, so a mylar thermal blanket is a good add - they are small and light and can be used in many ways. Also - water purification of some sort. Tourniquet? Simple...
Forum: RV-14 10-11-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 507
Posted By mturnerb
WTB Wing Stand -14 wings

Checking to see if anyone has a wing stand for -14 wings they're interested in parting with. I have a set of QB wings on the way. I'll build some if needed, but thought I check here first..
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