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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-14-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
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, 01:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,127
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, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
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, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
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, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
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, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
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, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
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, 07:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,539
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, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,765
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, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
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, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
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, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
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, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
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, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By 219PB
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-04-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
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, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By 219PB
Sika and no rivets.

Sika and no rivets.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-29-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,626
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, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,276
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, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,933
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, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By 219PB
That is what I did.

That is what I did.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-13-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 964
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, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By 219PB
Thanks for the reply. On to cutting the cowl.

Thanks for the reply. On to cutting the cowl.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By 219PB
Spacer for Hartzell propeller

I am installing my cowl and I do not have my Hartzell propeller purchased yet. Vans instruction states to make a 2 1/4" spacer to take the place of the propeller while fitting the cowling.

The...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-07-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By 219PB
Glareshield trim pictures

I installed the glareshield trim and took some...
Forum: Northeast 07-05-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 749
Posted By 219PB
I recommend the boat tour that goes around...

I recommend the boat tour that goes around Manhattan. You get to see a whole lot real fast with a commentator telling you all about the sights. I had been to Manhattan several times before taking...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-22-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By 219PB
One thing about the installation. Classic Aero...

One thing about the installation. Classic Aero supplied a template that I laid on the top skin. I traced the line, trimmed back the skin in a couple of places, drilled the holes, and the glare...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-22-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,081
Posted By 219PB
I purchased it on mine. Had to perform some...

I purchased it on mine. Had to perform some minor trimming but was very pleased with the outcome. I hate to say it but I forgot to take any pictures. The top skin was cleocoed in place and the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-11-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By 219PB
I took some pictures of my latch. I bent the end...

I took some pictures of my latch. I bent the end slightly and chamfered the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By 219PB
Just a thought, do you have too much resin in...

Just a thought, do you have too much resin in your glass? My experience is that if I roll out the excess resin and do one layup at a time, my plys will not move. I sandwich my resin loaded...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-08-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By 219PB
I bent mine a little as well. I wanted the latch...

I bent mine a little as well. I wanted the latch to be perpendicular to the pin.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By 219PB
Thanks for all of your input. I will put it on...

Thanks for all of your input. I will put it on the firewall side up high with all of the lines sloping down to the throttle body with no drip legs. I am trying to minimize my firewall penetrations.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By 219PB
MAP sensor location

I have a question. My EFII kit states to mount the MAP sensors (2) behind the firewall. My Dynon MAP sensor is the same sensor and they state that it can be mounted firewall forward. How many have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By 219PB
I installed the Supertracks and the Almost 14 mod...

I installed the Supertracks and the Almost 14 mod in my 6A. They worked fine together.
Forum: Reviews 05-23-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,509
Posted By 219PB
Just started installing the one that I received...

Just started installing the one that I received from Stein. Very pleased. :)

http://www.kitlog.com/photos/project_2399/full/FP22052017A0000V.jpg
Forum: RV-12 05-17-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By 219PB
I filled out the form on Dynon's website but have...

I filled out the form on Dynon's website but have not had any correspondence from them. I just figured that I was on a backlog. Did anyone else get a response after filling the form out on the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-12-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,219
Posted By 219PB
I filled out the form on Dynon's site to upgrade...

I filled out the form on Dynon's site to upgrade my ADSB unit. I have not heard any feedback. There is no rush but I am curious if my documentation is in the right queue. Is this typical?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-12-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By 219PB
I installed the second B&C alternator, 30 amps. ...

I installed the second B&C alternator, 30 amps. I also have a second EarthX battery.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-08-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,709
Posted By 219PB
I am installing the EFII system and I hardpiped...

I am installing the EFII system and I hardpiped the line that went from the fuel regulator to the bulkhead fitting. I used aluminum and firesleeved it. My bulkhead fitting for the supply and return...
Forum: GPS 04-24-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By 219PB
Use a latex paint. It has no additives that...

Use a latex paint. It has no additives that would cause interference with the GPS signal.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-19-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,218
Posted By 219PB
I just mounted mine in the standard position on...

I just mounted mine in the standard position on the firewall. I have found that the further I deviate from the plans the time required goes up exponentially. I am enjoying the build but I am...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-19-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By 219PB
I do not have the exact weights. The bag they...

I do not have the exact weights. The bag they came in is gone. Out of the two fiberglass fabrics that I was using it is he lighter one. Very silky and smooth unlike the heavy one that I have. I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-18-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By 219PB
I used one layer of fiberglass and two layers of...

I used one layer of fiberglass and two layers of carbon fiber. I did the right half and the left half separately. This was for ease of installation and to accommodate the C-679 slide rail seal that...
Forum: Reviews 04-04-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,590
Posted By 219PB
Thanks, I have a 6 slider and I have purchased...

Thanks, I have a 6 slider and I have purchased the Almost 14 mod. Just haven't pulled the trigger to install it fearing issues. Now I will go ahead and start deconstruction.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,413
Posted By 219PB
Valuable tool

I lurked on this site for some time before starting my project. Many, many times the searches and responses from the members helped me out when I had questions or was on the fence about an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By 219PB
Smells like a bad link to me.

Smells like a bad link to me.
Forum: Propellers 03-13-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,623
Posted By 219PB
What is the "safety locking feature"? The Heim...

What is the "safety locking feature"? The Heim joints that I have seen have a larger washer on the outside in case the bearing fails and a jam nut on the threads to prevent it from unscrewing. Is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By 219PB
My Hartzell has a screen. It is there to keep...

My Hartzell has a screen. It is there to keep big trash out of the mechanism. Would not want my governor to stick due to some debris and become unresponsive. You can operate your engine without a...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-02-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,749
Posted By 219PB
I just had Steinair cut a panel out for me. It...

I just had Steinair cut a panel out for me. It has two 10" Dynon HDX screens incorporated.

http://www.kitlog.com/photos/project_2399/full/FP18022017A00013.jpg
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-24-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,602
Posted By 219PB
Thanks to all for the info. This site is worth...

Thanks to all for the info. This site is worth it's weight in gold! I will buy the bolts but I cannot install until I put the wings back on. They are at the airport anxiously waiting the arrival of...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-22-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,602
Posted By 219PB
Are the close tolerance bolts AN175?

Are the close tolerance bolts AN175?
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-22-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,735
Posted By 219PB
The way I look at that is I test the signal wire...

The way I look at that is I test the signal wire at every start of the aircraft. If it does not work I do not fly. If the signal wire fails in flight there would also have to be a failure in the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-22-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,735
Posted By 219PB
I am installing the Bus Manager and I did one...

I am installing the Bus Manager and I did one upgrade. I installed my fuel pumps on two separate circuit breakers and running through two relays. Both relays get their signals from the Bus Manager....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-22-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,602
Posted By 219PB
Now that we are on this topic, when I drilled my...

Now that we are on this topic, when I drilled my rear spar bolts one of them fits snug but the other has the slightest indication of looseness. I thought about drilling to a larger size. I assume...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-16-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,252
Posted By 219PB
My throttle linkage for the EFII

I finally reinstalled the EFII throttle body. This is definitely the way to do it. I took the advice of 622BH and rotated the throttle body 180 degrees. This allowed throttle cable to come down the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-30-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,252
Posted By 219PB
I have one that I will let go. PM me.

I have one that I will let go. PM me.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-30-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By 219PB
I am doing the same thing with Stein. I am...

I am doing the same thing with Stein. I am choosing to do this because I enjoy it. If you don't enjoy it you will be wishing that you hired Stein turnkey.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-30-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,252
Posted By 219PB
622BH, Can you supply more details on your...

622BH,

Can you supply more details on your installation? Your approach sounds interesting. Would like to better understand. I spent the weekend trying out several throttle bracket designs. Feel...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-26-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,131
Posted By 219PB
[QUOTE=vfrazier;1144944]This has been discussed...

[QUOTE=vfrazier;1144944]This has been discussed in another thread.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=136100&highlight=Supertrack

I searched this thread and the only reference...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-26-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,131
Posted By 219PB
Supertracks and Almost 14 mod on a 6

Has anyone successfully installed a Supertracks canopy extension along with an Almost 14 mod on a RV6? I have installed the Supertracks on my 6A and would like to install the Almost 14 mod from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,255
Posted By 219PB
Thanks for all of the replies. I will go ahead...

Thanks for all of the replies. I will go ahead and install the seat heater high/low switches.
Forum: Texas (South) 01-17-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By 219PB
That is a bummer. I would make a trip there...

That is a bummer. I would make a trip there about once a month. I guess that was not enough. This was the closest hamburger run from KVCT.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-16-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,591
Posted By 219PB
Upperdeck, One of the reasons that I put the...

Upperdeck,

One of the reasons that I put the fuel pumps in the cabin is so that I could free up the firewall for the two batteries. This cleans up the wiring and minimizes the number of large gauge...
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