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Forum: RV-10 09-04-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,926
Posted By jeffwhip
Make sure and give us an update if your...

Make sure and give us an update if your Thunderbolt will fit in a Show Planes Cowling.
Forum: RV-10 08-09-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By jeffwhip
That's what I'm talking about. Thanks! I'll make...

That's what I'm talking about. Thanks! I'll make sure to include that on my finishing kit I'll be ordering soon.
Forum: RV-10 08-09-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By jeffwhip
NACA Vent Plastic backers

Ok, I'm getting ready to make another Aircraft Spruce order. I'm going to use the NACA vent controller from Aerosport. I want to cut two additonal NACA vents in the rear of the aircraft that match...
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,583
Posted By jeffwhip
Very Nice!

Very Nice!
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks, I'll give him a call!

Thanks, I'll give him a call!
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By jeffwhip
How can I find Ivan K's measurements? I'm getting...

How can I find Ivan K's measurements? I'm getting ready to fit my cabin cover this week!
Forum: RV-10 08-06-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By jeffwhip
Low drag antennae

I was wondering what are the best quality low drag antennaes would be best to buy? I plan on using using either the Advanced or Dynon avionics with their autopilot servos. I'll most likely us a...
Forum: RV-10 07-31-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By jeffwhip
Cabin cover scribe line

Ok,
I'm getting ready to make the cabin cover fit. Rather than cut on the scribe line knowing that's not enough, can I cut an extra 1/16"?
Forum: RV-10 07-31-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By jeffwhip
Carl, Were you using this hinge mod when you had...

Carl,

Were you using this hinge mod when you had your door issue?
Forum: RV-10 07-30-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By jeffwhip
New Door Hinge ?

I was wondering if anyone has used this product? With all the hoop-la I've read about the door, it seems like this would be a good thing to...
Forum: RV-10 07-24-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 388
Posted By jeffwhip
SF Sport Aviation Interior

I was just wondering if there is anyone at Oshkosh that has the SF Sport Aviation interior in their RV-10 and is so, could I swing by and check it out?
Forum: RV-10 07-20-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,774
Posted By jeffwhip
I will be there. Put me down for 1. I'm looking...

I will be there. Put me down for 1. I'm looking forward to meeting everyone.

Jeff
Forum: RV-10 04-25-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,228
Posted By jeffwhip
Ross, I appreciate your openness in this thread....

Ross,

I appreciate your openness in this thread. IF I go this route, I definitely want to go in informed. Regarding Diamond's recent press release where they pick the 260HP version of the SMA...
Forum: RV-10 04-25-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,228
Posted By jeffwhip
Brian, Not a dumb question at all. I have the...

Brian,
Not a dumb question at all. I have the quickbuild wings so all I need to do is close out the bottom skins after I get everything installed inside the wings. Here is the big picture as I see...
Forum: RV-10 04-25-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,228
Posted By jeffwhip
Ross, The draw to me is the ability to burn Jet A...

Ross,
The draw to me is the ability to burn Jet A and not 100LL and we all know that Jet A is much less flammable.

The SMA engine produces an incredible amount of torque, making a 3 blade prop a...
Forum: RV-10 04-25-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,228
Posted By jeffwhip
Ross, It sounds as though you are well respected...

Ross,
It sounds as though you are well respected here so I'd love to hear from you further. The only reason why was comparing SMA's diesel to the new Lycoming is because they are similar technology....
Forum: RV-10 04-25-2017, 01:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,228
Posted By jeffwhip
I am trying to think through this right now. The...

I am trying to think through this right now. The best comparable engine right now to compare it to is the new Lycoming ie2 which is a twin turbo 350 HP variant that lists for $115,000.

I'm going to...
Forum: RV-10 04-22-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,228
Posted By jeffwhip
Price-point for SMA 305 or Continental 230

I thought I'd start a thread and generate a discussion here regarding the diesel engines being produced by SMA and Continental.

I'm cheering for Scott F. to finish his fly-off so we can get some...
Forum: RV-10 04-21-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,720
Posted By jeffwhip
Scott, Thanks for the update! I look forward to...

Scott,
Thanks for the update! I look forward to hearing more in the future.

Jeff
Forum: RV-10 04-14-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,342
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks for all the information!

Thanks for all the information!
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,342
Posted By jeffwhip
TX or GA Aircraft Tax

I have an interesting story. I bought my RV-10 kit from an individual in Plano, TX 3 years ago and had it delivered to AZ. Fast forward 3 years...I moved to TX. Last summer, my wife and I bought a...
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,620
Posted By jeffwhip
rvdave, I thought the Aerosport exterior was not...

rvdave,

I thought the Aerosport exterior was not a flush handle? Could you send me some pictures of what your setup looks like? Thanks!
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,620
Posted By jeffwhip
If I were to go with the PlaneAround system: 1....

If I were to go with the PlaneAround system:

1. Is there any way I can get a flush locking handle on the outside that works in conjunction with the PlaneAround system because I definitely like their...
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,620
Posted By jeffwhip
GregMac, Could you send me some pictures of both...

GregMac,

Could you send me some pictures of both the outside and the inside? I'd love to see what they look like.
Forum: RV-10 04-04-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,620
Posted By jeffwhip
Hendricks Door Latch

I was wondering if anyone out here can give me any feedback on the Hendricks door latching system. I'm trying to figure out which system I'm going to go with. I would appreciate any and all...
Forum: RV-10 02-05-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,444
Posted By jeffwhip
Myron, Thanks for the input. The big picture I'm...

Myron,
Thanks for the input. The big picture I'm trying to address is that if the Cont CD230 is a fit for the RV-10, then it may be possible to cruise at FL200. If there was something that could be...
Forum: RV-10 02-05-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,444
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks for all your input. For the record, I have...

Thanks for all your input. For the record, I have no aspirations of being a maverick. I would be foolish to try and design an RV-10 all by myself. I noticed that the harmon rocket had undergone some...
Forum: RV-10 02-04-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,444
Posted By jeffwhip
RV-10 with Harmon Rocket Wings

Ok, I'm wondering if anyone has attempted this yet but my understanding of the Harmon Rocket is that they shorten the wings one rib length and then use the same amount of ribs for the shorter...
Forum: RV-10 08-01-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,502
Posted By jeffwhip
RV-10 with Continental CD-230 Diesel

This is a recent press release from Continental. Did anyone get any information on this while at Oshkosh?

News Release
Continental Motors Group Announces First Diesel
Vans RV-10
Mobile, AL, United...
Forum: RV-10 04-23-2016, 03:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,858
Posted By jeffwhip
I'm a long way but please send me a copy as well....

I'm a long way but please send me a copy as well. jeffwhip@me.com
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-15-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,092
Posted By jeffwhip
Raymo, I just sent you a PM. Yes, the motor is...

Raymo,

I just sent you a PM. Yes, the motor is for sale...we just haven't listed it yet being as we are celebrating my parent's 50th Anniversary.
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-15-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,092
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks Mel for that great bit on info. I wasn't...

Thanks Mel for that great bit on info. I wasn't aware of that but now have plans in place to comply with the Phase 1 fly off.
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-11-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,092
Posted By jeffwhip
Yes, The 7A came with the 200 HP Angle Valve...

Yes,
The 7A came with the 200 HP Angle Valve IO360. We just had that pulled and the new motor from Superior installed last week. We will be selling the 200 HP IO360 when we get around to listing it.
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-07-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,092
Posted By jeffwhip
Ok, Thanks everyone for the information! I mean...

Ok,
Thanks everyone for the information! I mean that he has the seats and all of the interior removed. I'm building an RV-10 so I'm sure I can figure out how to do the work should I go that route. It...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-07-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,092
Posted By jeffwhip
I'm a Navy guy and love electric trim! It makes...

I'm a Navy guy and love electric trim! It makes flying easy.
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-07-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,092
Posted By jeffwhip
Electric Trim ?

My dad just bought an RV-7A in Raleigh, NC. We are having someone out there put in a new Superior IO360 engine as well as put in different lights in the wingtips. Long story short, he has everything...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-27-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,305
Posted By jeffwhip
IFR Glass

I have a question for everyone. My Dad and I are in the process of acquiring an RV-7A and I was wondering if you could all chime in and tell me your recommendations on equipping this A/C to fly...
Forum: RV-10 02-14-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks for all the help!

Thanks for all the help!
Forum: RV-10 02-13-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By jeffwhip
Magnetic Tools

I thought I remember reading somewhere here that no one should ever use a magnetic screwdriver or other magnetic tools when building but I can't find the thread.

I'm just wondering if I can use a...
Forum: RV-10 02-10-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,980
Posted By jeffwhip
Relentless, How much weight would the...

Relentless,

How much weight would the supercharger add? How much extra would that be? What do you project the fuel burn to be with and without. Thanks!
Forum: RV-10 02-01-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,687
Posted By jeffwhip
Thank you very much! That's exactly what I...

Thank you very much! That's exactly what I needed!!
Forum: RV-10 01-31-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,687
Posted By jeffwhip
I checked out the inventory list on myrv10.com...

I checked out the inventory list on myrv10.com but it only shows the hardware list and not the packing list. I'd like to just start building and see how it goes but I also need to order a few things...
Forum: RV-10 01-31-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,687
Posted By jeffwhip
I just had a friend try to send me his packing...

I just had a friend try to send me his packing list for the Empennage Packing list and it is so faded I can hardly read it. I'll have to call Van's on Monday but I'll be dead in the water until then....
Forum: RV-10 01-31-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,687
Posted By jeffwhip
Andy, Would you mind emailing me your packing...

Andy,

Would you mind emailing me your packing lists? They should be relatively the same. Thanks!
Forum: RV-10 01-31-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,687
Posted By jeffwhip
I Need Help Inventorying my RV-10

Ok, here's my story. I bought a RV-10 QB Fuselage & Wing Kit along with the Empennage/Tailcone kit from a private individual and I am trying to inventory everything to make sure everything is here....
Forum: RV-10 11-02-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,419
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks for the warning! As soon as I get...

Thanks for the warning! As soon as I get everything inventoried and organized, I'll be right behind you.
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,419
Posted By jeffwhip
Well, I'm excited! I have my workshop built and...

Well, I'm excited! I have my workshop built and my RV-10 was delivered two days ago. I'm going to take everyone's advice and spend the next few weeks inventorying my parts and organizing them so that...
Forum: Tools 10-17-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,297
Posted By jeffwhip
Thank you for all the information!

Thank you for all the information!
Forum: Tools 10-14-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,297
Posted By jeffwhip
DRDT-2 Commercial Dimpler?

I am in the process of setting up my workshop. I built two EAA workbenches except I built them with a 6" overhang on the front and sides so that I have room to clamp things down. My question is that...
Forum: Tools 09-27-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 976
Posted By jeffwhip
Shop Ventilation?

I really do appreciate all of the help. This week I'm on vacation so I'll be building my two EAA tables as well as setting up my shop. I will be using a Delta bench grinder, Grizzly band saw and a...
Forum: Tools 09-24-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,775
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks Bill and rocketman. Can you give me the...

Thanks Bill and rocketman. Can you give me the names of some good automatic center punches? From what I understand, Jet and Delta make quality drill presses.
Forum: Tools 09-23-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,775
Posted By jeffwhip
Thank you for all the replies and yes, I have...

Thank you for all the replies and yes, I have been using the search function often. Speaking of drill presses, which drill press do you guys recommend? I would like to get one with a laser that is...
Forum: Tools 09-23-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,775
Posted By jeffwhip
Belt Sander

Ok, guys I'm busy putting my shop together before my RV-10 is delivered the end of the month and I have this question for you. If I have a bench grinder & band saw, then do I really need a belt...
Forum: RV-10 09-13-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,839
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks Bill!

Thanks Bill!
Forum: RV-10 09-13-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,839
Posted By jeffwhip
Sam, are you saying that you removed the plastic...

Sam, are you saying that you removed the plastic bushings that Van's has in place to run wires through and then ran your tubing through that, or are you saying you drilled a brand new hole that Van's...
Forum: RV-10 09-12-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,839
Posted By jeffwhip
I guess I assumed that guys were running aluminum...

I guess I assumed that guys were running aluminum pipe and not pvc. What kind of pipe I select will be determined by this question: Have you guys attached this to the wing spar or do you leave it...
Forum: RV-10 09-12-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,839
Posted By jeffwhip
Wing Conduit

I want to put conduit in the wings and called Vans to place an order, however when I asked the parts department what size tube to order, I was told that I need to talk to a tech guy between 0700-0900...
Forum: RV-10 09-08-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,419
Posted By jeffwhip
I will definitely contact you and would love to...

I will definitely contact you and would love to get the names of other RV-10 builders in Phoenix.
Forum: RV-10 09-08-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,419
Posted By jeffwhip
New RV-10 QB Kit Owner

Well, it's official. I just purchased an RV-10 QB kit (Fuselage & wings) as well as the empennage. I also attended a 2 day basic metal class and am looking forward to taking delivery of my kit later...
Forum: RV-10 09-01-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 47,168
Posted By jeffwhip
I've got a question for everyone. If I haven't...

I've got a question for everyone. If I haven't ordered the finishing kit or firewall forward kit, does this effect me?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-22-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,796
Posted By jeffwhip
That's it! Thanks Rob!!!

That's it! Thanks Rob!!!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-21-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,796
Posted By jeffwhip
Would someone be willing to post a picture of...

Would someone be willing to post a picture of what it looks like? I'm having a hard time locating it online. Thanks!
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