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Forum: RV-14 09-21-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Harley_Pilot
Great idea. I just took a grinder to my rivet set...

Great idea. I just took a grinder to my rivet set and it worked like a charm.

Thanks!
Forum: RV-14 09-21-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Harley_Pilot
Elevator close out riveting

Iím working on an RV-14 empennage kit and step 2 of the left elevator inboard close-out on page 09-21 says to rivet the E-921 Gusset to the E-00907-1L Rear Spar with AN470AD4-4 rivets. I was able to...
Forum: RV-14 08-01-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By Harley_Pilot
Thank you very much for the list. I took longer...

Thank you very much for the list. I took longer to get back from AirVenture than planned and just now checking for the post. I'll place the order today so they will (hopefully) be shipped with my...
Forum: RV-14 07-24-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By Harley_Pilot
Thank you. I'm headed to OshKosh in the morning...

Thank you. I'm headed to OshKosh in the morning and will be back on Monday. I'll have a look then. I'm surprised Van's doesn't have at least a kit for a rudder. With as many comments I've read about...
Forum: RV-14 07-24-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,474
Posted By Harley_Pilot
Rudder Ouch

It was bound to happen. I'm working on the empennage/Aft Fuselage kit and have completed the HS, Rudder, VS, trim tab and nearly done with the elevator. I keep the completed components on top of a...
Forum: RV-14 07-17-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By Harley_Pilot
I'm within 0.5+/- along each side. I was hoping...

I'm within 0.5+/- along each side. I was hoping that was within tolerance specs. Hope to not build in flight difficulties latter on. Thanks.
Forum: RV-14 07-17-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By Harley_Pilot
Bend angles on elevator spars

I'm working on the elevators and have reached page 09-12. Step one indicates I need to make sure the bend angle of the rear spar is 96.0* and the front spar is 84.0*.

These are rather specific...
Forum: RV-14 10-30-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,836
Posted By Harley_Pilot
Why I final drill everything

I've been accused of being a bit anal when it comes to wanting to know "why" on many issues. With respect to final drilling, what I've discovered in my research is when a hole is punched it creates...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By Harley_Pilot
Thanks Ray. I don't know how I missed the word...

Thanks Ray. I don't know how I missed the word "make" in the instructions. Sometimes the answer is staring me in the face and I still don't see it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By Harley_Pilot
I'm not actually working on the elevator yet but...

I'm not actually working on the elevator yet but thanks for the "look-out" on the trailing edge. I'm working on the rudder. It appears the VA-140 "becomes" the trailing edge R-619-1 after cutting it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By Harley_Pilot
That's what is looks like to me but why would...

That's what is looks like to me but why would they do that? It doesn't make sense unless the purpose was to create confusion. Mission Accomplished!

I take it you are/did build a -14? You came across...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By Harley_Pilot
Question RV-14 Rudder build question

Iím working on the rudder and the plans indicate a part number R-916-1 Trailing Edge which was not included in my kit nor was it listed on the packing list. On page 07-07 of the build instructions,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,248
Posted By Harley_Pilot
Question Dimble Issues

Having just ordered the empennage kit for a -14A while at AirVenture, I thought I would do a bit of practice on the Vanís tool box kit. The instructions direct me to match drill (#40) the end pieces...
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