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Forum: Propellers 12-08-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,354
Posted By Av8rRob
Heres a pic of a -14A with a MT 3 blade

http://a63.tinypic.com/2u61lc6.jpg
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 12-04-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By Av8rRob
A Computer Navigation Fix (CNF) is also a point...

A Computer Navigation Fix (CNF) is also a point defined by a latitude/longitude coordinate and is required to support Performance−Based Navigation (PBN) operations. The GPS receiver uses CNFs in...
Forum: Painting your RV 11-17-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,514
Posted By Av8rRob
Thanks for posting all this, it helps to read...

Thanks for posting all this, it helps to read your painting story.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-16-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,480
Posted By Av8rRob
You might want to check out Craigslist, lots of...

You might want to check out Craigslist, lots of good compressors for cheap and tax free to be found.
Forum: RV-14 11-11-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 64,904
Posted By Av8rRob
What program

Mountainride, what app or program are you laying that panel out with?
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,126
Posted By Av8rRob
I bought and installed them but im not flying...

I bought and installed them but im not flying yet. I figured they will help passengers and if i dont want them they are easy to remove. However if I built without them then changed my mind they would...
Forum: RV-14 11-04-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By Av8rRob
Email sent

Email sent
Forum: RV-14 10-19-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By Av8rRob
Clint, Im building a -14 and was wondering if you...

Clint, Im building a -14 and was wondering if you still only make an exhaust for the IO-390 with both pipes going thru cut holes in the cowl and not using the exhaust tunnel?

Thanks
Forum: Painting your RV 10-09-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,874
Posted By Av8rRob
Making a paper 3D model is a great idea. If you...

Making a paper 3D model is a great idea. If you could fine tune these and make assembly instructions im sure you could sell plenty. I would love to have a few for paint job comparisons.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By Av8rRob
Yeah, unfortunately the lady I spoke to a Graco...

Yeah, unfortunately the lady I spoke to a Graco was kinda nasty too. So I just bought a few cans of SEM to finish my last bits.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By Av8rRob
I called Graco and they said that the $250 min...

I called Graco and they said that the $250 min order started in May. They did say we can make up a purchase order for two of them and they will split the cost and ship to our different addresses. PM...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By Av8rRob
Im ouside of Sacramento. Ill look into options...

Im ouside of Sacramento. Ill look into options and let you know.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By Av8rRob
Suppliers of akzo primer

So Spruce is out of stock and Graco supply now has a $250 min order. Any other options? Preferably on the left side of the country.
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By Av8rRob
You are right, it is tucked way under there. My...

You are right, it is tucked way under there. My understanding is once this is set, you dont mess with it. So my theory was keep it close with the shortest run of hose. When I start to use is after...
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By Av8rRob
Heres mine....

Heres mine.

http://av8rrob.blogspot.com/2017/07/beringer-brake-install.html
Forum: RV-14 08-23-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By Av8rRob
Good point. Oh well I guess Ill stop trying to...

Good point. Oh well I guess Ill stop trying to outsmart the plans 🙄
Forum: RV-14 08-23-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By Av8rRob
Outboard leading edge construction question

So, Im thinking about the assembly and riveting of the outboard leading edge got me thinking. Is there any reason I cant back rivet the j-stiffener to the top skins firsts, then slide each rib in to...
Forum: RV-14 08-16-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By Av8rRob
I would think that the aerobatic nature of the...

I would think that the aerobatic nature of the -14 would make this more problematic than the -10
Forum: RV-14 08-12-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,139
Posted By Av8rRob
So the NL starter apperears to cost the same and...

So the NL starter apperears to cost the same and only weight 1 extra pound over the light weight one. Maybe this is a worthy modification during the engine ordering.
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,139
Posted By Av8rRob
Ok, dumb question. What is a NL starter? Is...

Ok, dumb question. What is a NL starter? Is that a brand or type?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By Av8rRob
Anyone have wing damage from clumsy pax?

So I curious if anyone has had any wing damage from someone stepping outside of the reinforced area? Just wondering if it would be worth an extra pound to strengthen a wider area.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,640
Posted By Av8rRob
How much vinyl is required to wrap a plane? Not...

How much vinyl is required to wrap a plane? Not including striping and extra details. Can anybody say how much they purchased and used?

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,314
Posted By Av8rRob
Bill, congrats on your fast and amazing build. Do...

Bill, congrats on your fast and amazing build. Do you mind sharing your weight and balance numbers?
Forum: RV-14 06-11-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By Av8rRob
I had the exact same issue so dont feel bad.

I had the exact same issue so dont feel bad.
Forum: RV-14 06-03-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By Av8rRob
My rodends had to be backed out a turn or two to...

My rodends had to be backed out a turn or two to prevent rubbing of the elevator leading edge to a rivet on the hs spar. Then when is movement was completely free I had no issues with range of motion
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,289
Posted By Av8rRob
You will need the wing alignment template for the...

You will need the wing alignment template for the fuselage. This comes in the wing kit, so order it early.
Forum: RV-14 05-25-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,845
Posted By Av8rRob
Headrests

I spoke to Stoney about his headrests and he did not like them. He said they didn’t add any comfort and made it harder to access the baggage compartment (at least thats what I remembered he said).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Av8rRob
What did you do with your spare parts?

I decided to use my “practice rudder” as a table in my man cave. I also used a elevator spar that got bent during a moment of distraction with the scotch brite wheel as and pool cue stick holder. Any...
Forum: RV-14 05-06-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,575
Posted By Av8rRob
Marvin, any chance you can update us on your -14...

Marvin, any chance you can update us on your -14 data?
Forum: RV-14 04-30-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,970
Posted By Av8rRob
Carl, any chance of posting some photos of your...

Carl, any chance of posting some photos of your in cabin pin setup?
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,369
Posted By Av8rRob
Thanks for the recommendations everyone

Thanks for the recommendations everyone
Forum: RV-14 04-25-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,369
Posted By Av8rRob
How to build and fly a Rv-14 to be quiet?

Ok guys heres the question, what choice would you make while building and how would you takeoff to be as neighbor friendly and quiet as possible (within reason). Im thinking a vetterman exhaust with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,328
Posted By Av8rRob
So I just checked on craigslist and found these 6...

So I just checked on craigslist and found these 6 lights 5 minutes away. Any ideas how well they would light up a 40 x 50 hangar? ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By Av8rRob
Thanks for the replys guys, for those who...

Thanks for the replys guys, for those who recommended a professional; how did you find them? I would definitely want a quote from a pro before I attempt it. Do i just start calling roofers?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By Av8rRob
How do you fix a leaking metal hangar roof?

Looking for some recommendations on how to repair a few leaks in the roof of a metal hangar. What do you guys recommend?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,328
Posted By Av8rRob
Ok lighting geniuses, help me out here. I have a...

Ok lighting geniuses, help me out here. I have a 40’ x 50’ hangar / workshop that needs an entirely new light system. How do these lights...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,502
Posted By Av8rRob
I bled my Beringer brake with a combination of...

I bled my Beringer brake with a combination of pressure from a garden sprayer pushing the fluid up from the brakes to the reservoir and suction from the brakes using a harbor freight vacuum bleeder....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By Av8rRob
Home insurance for those with airstrips?

Hey everybody, I have a question for those who have airstrips on their property, who do you use for Home Insurance? Feel free to PM or email me with details

Thanks

Rob
Av8rrob@gmail.com
Forum: RV-14 12-16-2017, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,246
Posted By Av8rRob
I have same issue. If you look closely, you will...

I have same issue. If you look closely, you will see the edges above the engine mount are still lose. I only attachech the bottom portion at this point. Its on the to do list.
Forum: RV-14 12-15-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,246
Posted By Av8rRob
Yes Dan, I forgot to mention that step

Yes Dan, I forgot to mention that step
Forum: RV-14 12-15-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,246
Posted By Av8rRob
I did this on my -14. First i ordered stainless...

I did this on my -14. First i ordered stainless steel (.003 x 24” x 48”) this was $33 plus shipping on ebay. Then i got fiberfrax from ACS of 1/8” thick. I cut the fiberfrax around all know holes and...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-06-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,857
Posted By Av8rRob
One possible option I plan on using for a stick...

One possible option I plan on using for a stick mounted starter button is a panel mounted switch. This could be a three position off-arm-start. That would disable the stick button when its not wanted...
Forum: RV-14 11-28-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,741
Posted By Av8rRob
Isn’t the B.A hartzell prop also 56 lbs?

Isn’t the B.A hartzell prop also 56 lbs?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-09-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,329
Posted By Av8rRob
Poor form Robert, you just turned off this...

Poor form Robert, you just turned off this potential customer.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,353
Posted By Av8rRob
I just finished successfully bleeding my...

I just finished successfully bleeding my difficult brakes. I had sucess using a $9 home depot sprayer pressure filling the system. This alone left soft pedals so I followed it up with the harbor...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,064
Posted By Av8rRob
That is probably the best solution (assuming it...

That is probably the best solution (assuming it works). Being the smallest/ lightest is best for me. I plan on carrying that with me in airplane in case wheel /brake work is needed on the road. Might...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,064
Posted By Av8rRob
Gotcha, kinda like making it into a crows foot? ...

Gotcha, kinda like making it into a crows foot? Can you verify that the size is 1 1/4”?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,064
Posted By Av8rRob
So it looks like your just cutting the end off a...

So it looks like your just cutting the end off a 1.25" socket. How do you plan to torque this to 141 in/lbs?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,064
Posted By Av8rRob
Me too

Im glad you asked this. Im about a week away from this issue and will appreciate what you learn.
Forum: RV-14 10-18-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 960
Posted By Av8rRob
Elevator rubbing HS

I just temporarily installed a elevator on the HS and the leading edge of the elevator was touching the HS spar. Has any other -14 builder had this issue. It looks like i will have to back the rod...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By Av8rRob
Initial elevator attachment issue

Ok guys, im hanging the elevators for the 1st time on my 14. The rod end bearings are set to the correct depth but this causes the leading edge pop rivets to rub against the hinge brackets. I have to...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-10-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,935
Posted By Av8rRob
Cockpit switches

Ross, with your upcoming CPI2, besides the actual unit you are now designing, what sort of cockpit switches do you recommend for a dual cpi setup? I’m guessing two independent on-off switches for...
Forum: RV-14 10-07-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,845
Posted By Av8rRob
Any chance posting photos of the problem and your...

Any chance posting photos of the problem and your solution?
Forum: RV-14 09-24-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,065
Posted By Av8rRob
Congrats!

Congrats Mehrdad. Let me know when you need a hand.

Rob
Forum: RV-14 09-15-2017, 12:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,602
Posted By Av8rRob
What type of fillable primer did you use?

What type of fillable primer did you use?
Forum: RV-14 09-11-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,708
Posted By Av8rRob
The pigment if for the fiberglass that you can...

The pigment if for the fiberglass that you can see thru the canopy
Forum: RV-14 09-10-2017, 01:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,765
Posted By Av8rRob
And don't call me Shirley....

And don't call me Shirley.

http://a67.tinypic.com/2u71sgk.jpg
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,930
Posted By Av8rRob
What engine did you buy?

Curious to those who have already bought your engines for -14's what your choosing and why?

I'm really curious as to the difference between the -390 and -400? (Besides 10).
Another question is what...
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,217
Posted By Av8rRob
You mind sharing your c.g.? Also any mods to the...

You mind sharing your c.g.? Also any mods to the plans for weight reduction or c.g. changes?

Thanks
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-05-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,041
Posted By Av8rRob
So sorry to hear terrible stories like this. He...

So sorry to hear terrible stories like this. He will be in my thoughts.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,035
Posted By Av8rRob
Very cool!

Very cool!
Forum: RV-14 08-30-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,101
Posted By Av8rRob
How much peel ply?

I need to order peel ply from spruce and was wondering what type and how much will I need?

Thanks
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