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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-11-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,750
Posted By rolick22
Hope this photo helps a bit for builders that are...

Hope this photo helps a bit for builders that are not sure where the S/N are and what they look like. These are mine before install. Lucky for me my S/N are not in the I'm screwed range....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-30-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By rolick22
Waited until I was at the hangar

Here is how I did my move. I waited to attach the tail until I was at the hangar. I also wrapped it in plastic wrap. The cowling was off.
http://halie.com/oFo.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-26-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By rolick22
Just bought the Burroughs BT-33-75D cable tension...

Just bought the Burroughs BT-33-75D cable tension gauge. Thanks for the help.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-26-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By rolick22
Stabilator Cable Thickness

Does anyone know the thickness of the Stabilator cable. I'm not at the hangar and I can't measure them. Trying to figure out what size Tensiometer I need to get.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-27-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,785
Posted By rolick22
Welcome, don't waist your time with the RV-12...

Welcome, don't waist your time with the RV-12 Homebuilt Help DVD's as they are mostly out of date for the RV12iS. I know because I have them all. They are great for the RV-12 Classic about 80% is...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-21-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,570
Posted By rolick22
Don't know if you're building the classic version...

Don't know if you're building the classic version or the iS version, but if building the iS version then the harness are prewired with the Sub D connectors installed in the wiring harness. It would...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-05-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By rolick22
bent

You can get them right from Vans now. They are pre bent for you.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-28-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By rolick22
3 bladed Fan Boy

I came away with some opinions after seeing it at OSH, but fist let me say that I was a big fan boy when I first head about the idea that 3 bladed prop might be a great option. Now I have seen the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-21-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,723
Posted By rolick22
IMC

Actually you can build the RV-12iST which is a IFR trainer that is a S-LSA. So the E-LSA from Vans will be available at anytime. Remember that if your certifying E-LSA you need to stay out of any IMC...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-19-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,479
Posted By rolick22
3 Blade announcement from the mother ship

Looks like Vans is making it official.

If youre at #OSH19 next week be sure to stop by the Vans booth! Among the things well have to show you will be this three-blade sensenichprop that will be...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-18-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By rolick22
OKAY thanks will do.

OKAY thanks will do.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-18-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By rolick22
What I'm I jumping? I plug it into the Sub D plug...

What I'm I jumping? I plug it into the Sub D plug that said MFD. Stein built the harness, Not sure what you're saying.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-18-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By rolick22
G3X touch PFD and MFD to work together correctly

I have the G3X touch PFD and it works great all by it self, I added a MFD and now the PFD is flagged for all parameters. As far as installing a G3X touch MDF not configured the same as the PFD. What...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-09-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By rolick22
Yes, it’s a little bit challenging if you did not...

Yes, it’s a little bit challenging if you did not install a string on the left wing (I did not). I did install nav and strobe light on the wings so I disconnected a wire from that light to pull four...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-21-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,264
Posted By rolick22
Buy what you need then ship it to yourself FedEx...

Buy what you need then ship it to yourself FedEx is right on OSH. When your done ship it back to yourself or me.
Forum: Painting your RV 06-20-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,129
Posted By rolick22
How do you get the rivet line to be so uniform?...

How do you get the rivet line to be so uniform? looks like paint its that good.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-20-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By rolick22
.

Hope you're kidding because that's structural and you have just made it weaker.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-18-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By rolick22
iS Avionics Aft Hole Mystery

Anyone who has the new iS avionics know what connectors go in the aft most hole of the avionics tray. I'm stumped. Nothing clearly showing in the instructions.

http://halie.com/o8H.png
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By rolick22
Simply Tremendous!! Congratulations to all.

Simply Tremendous!! Congratulations to all.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-10-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,085
Posted By rolick22
Darn Lycoming guys!!

Darn Lycoming guys!!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-19-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 606
Posted By rolick22
Flap motor play in the housing

I am rigging the Flaperons and I notes a lot of play on the right flaperon and traced it back to the flap motor having a lot of play in the housing. This does not look normal to me any suggestions,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-15-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,086
Posted By rolick22
New Hangar for the RV-12iS build

I have officially moved from my garage to a nice T-hangar. Got it mostly set up. Very Exciting! Here is my first official Vlog from the hangar.

https://youtu.be/90KMgsT-9_4
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-01-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,044
Posted By rolick22
Installed

Here I have installed them all.
http://halie.com/o1L.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-28-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,044
Posted By rolick22
Hope this help a little. http://halie.com/o1A.jpg

Hope this help a little.
http://halie.com/o1A.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-27-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,715
Posted By rolick22
updated

Has this been updated lately as the link is no longer there?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-05-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,523
Posted By rolick22
Just checked out your website, most impressive,...

Just checked out your website, most impressive, spent the most time on reading why you chose the RV-12iS and why your building EAB. Good stuff thanks for sharing.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-05-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,847
Posted By rolick22
Avionics full payment Requirement (Garmin)

Be advised that Vans has changed the way they ship avionics kits for the iS version. For Garmin kit orders, 25% of the items are shipped from Vans directly to Steinair in Minnesota. Steinair will...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-30-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,940
Posted By rolick22
Standard Avionics Kit: • Dynon SkyView HDX...

Standard Avionics Kit:
• Dynon SkyView HDX (ready-to-install unit includes single 10" HDX Display, SV-ADAHRS-200 Attitude reference module, SV-XPNDR-261 Mode S Transponder, SV-GPS-2020 GPS receiver...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-30-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,940
Posted By rolick22
Happy Day!!

Standard Avionics Kit:
Garmin G3X Touch system: includes GDU 460 10.6 infrared touchscreen display with built-in WAAS GPS receiver, video input and wireless Connext capability, GTX 35R...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-30-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,547
Posted By rolick22
HomebultHelp RV-12 DVDs for RV-12iS

I had purchased all the videos from the HomebultHelp RV-12 DVDs for my first building of my legacy RV-12 fuselage, tail, finishing, and wing. At the time it was very helpful. But building the new iS...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-14-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,275
Posted By rolick22
Yes the gusset are the same on the original 12...

Yes the gusset are the same on the original 12 and the 12iS. The part that is different are the way the upper and lower horns are mounted to the spar. Its a totally different set up using new...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-09-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,848
Posted By rolick22
Your forgetting one thing the "COOLNESS FACTOR!!"...

Your forgetting one thing the "COOLNESS FACTOR!!" Thats got to be worth 2-3 thousand more.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-09-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,848
Posted By rolick22
Advice for 3 bladed

I wish I had a crystal ball, as I'm getting ready to pull the trigger on the 912iS engine kit with the two bladed prop. Here is what might happen as soon as I get my engine kit delivery. Vans will...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-08-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,732
Posted By rolick22
F-01282-L-1

Yes good point, for all those who don't know, it's all based on what version on the fuselage you have, if you have the legacy fuselage then your good without the inspection hole. If you have the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-01-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,667
Posted By rolick22
Thanks a great little story, Welcome's back.

Thanks a great little story, Welcome's back.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-27-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,828
Posted By rolick22
For the few who are insure about Repairman...

For the few who are insure about Repairman ratings there are two.

“inspection” or “maintenance.” The rating is identified on the repairman certificate with the appropriate limitation.

Inspection...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-26-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,024
Posted By rolick22
3rd it

3rd it and 4th it.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-26-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,773
Posted By rolick22
I will defer to Vans, as I don't have a...

I will defer to Vans, as I don't have a engineering degree.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-24-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,828
Posted By rolick22
Yes there are several RV-12 that have a smoke...

Yes there are several RV-12 that have a smoke systems. You can install it in your ELSA after you get your experimental ELSA Airworthiness certificate or install it as your building if your building...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-16-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,591
Posted By rolick22
Or just check it weekly or do like me everyday....

Or just check it weekly or do like me everyday. Takes 2 min.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-05-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,479
Posted By rolick22
Anyone heard any updated rumors or factual...

Anyone heard any updated rumors or factual information on the 3 bladed prop?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-29-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By rolick22
Ya, had to use a dead blow mallet to get the 47's...

Ya, had to use a dead blow mallet to get the 47's to go in. Are you torquing the nuts with a torque wrench?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-27-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By rolick22
It this point in the build I would recommend...

It this point in the build I would recommend having the fuel tank removed until the wiring harnesses are installed. When the tank is built, fit it, and then leave it out till the build is almost...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-19-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,626
Posted By rolick22
Fush

Was looking at my original plans from 2014 and I just missed the update for the flush rivets on the Dec 2016 revision, I was at that step in November 2016. I don't have any plans to change. I think I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-01-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,296
Posted By rolick22
elbow grease

I would try a little elbow grease to get it to align correctly. It's okay to slightly put a bent here, see my photo for alignment.

http://halie.com/ovN.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-23-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,773
Posted By rolick22
Sorry, I wish I at least had the builder...

Sorry, I wish I at least had the builder instructions.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-22-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,773
Posted By rolick22
Update GSA 28 Push Rod on the iS

Update on anyone doing Garmin

http://halie.com/ovv.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-21-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By rolick22
They are pre bent but the first 12" needs to be...

They are pre bent but the first 12" needs to be opened and twisted per the instructions on page 23iS/U-02 for the best fit. Use a bench press with half inch socket for the radius. If you don't your...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-21-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,773
Posted By rolick22
Garmin AP Roll Pushrod too Short for iS installation

The pushrod that I made (5 1/4 inch) IAW 44B-02 dated 4/02/14 does not appear to be the correct length for the iS installation. I have tried to install the AP servo with the rod end this way but it...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-18-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,683
Posted By rolick22
I was looking a my clearance between the two...

I was looking a my clearance between the two F-01243B and the flap motor there is no gap on my parts. I don't have an explanation as to why your gap is larger then it should be. I would have a look...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-09-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,538
Posted By rolick22
Legal max speed verses max structural speed.

First let me say I’m not endorsing anyone exceed the manufacturers Vne speed. I’m just putting out this question as a thought experiment, after all we are building experimental aircraft. Why not...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-29-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,183
Posted By rolick22
All three tires are the same 5:00X5-6

All three tires are the same 5:00X5-6
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-02-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,890
Posted By rolick22
Price

A new loaded RV-12iS S-LSA from Vans is $145,000.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-26-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,501
Posted By rolick22
Thanks guys after a short search I have found the...

Thanks guys after a short search I have found the F-01204N and I have it really to install. As it turned out somehow I overlooked that step. I like the new vent handles hope we can get them in the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-23-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,501
Posted By rolick22
Thanks STEVEM I will have a look.

Thanks STEVEM I will have a look.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-23-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,501
Posted By rolick22
What kit was it in? Got a part number? Want to...

What kit was it in? Got a part number? Want to check my inventory sheet.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-22-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,501
Posted By rolick22
New parts not included with RV-12iS kit?

When I was working on the RV-12iS OneWeek Wonder I noticed that a rub strip (1st Photo RED arrow). On the red RV-12iST I noticed that a pair of plastic vented handles (2nd Photo RED arrow) do not...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-17-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,903
Posted By rolick22
Very Nice!

Very Nice!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-16-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,903
Posted By rolick22
I got a PM from a member asking if I had...

I got a PM from a member asking if I had permission to fly a drone during the shooting of this video? I want to make this 100% clear. This is what I call, Simulated drone flight. NO DRONE WAS USED IN...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-16-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,903
Posted By rolick22
Thanks for the correction

Thanks Scott for the correction, I had a feeling that that was the case, but finished the production after the fact. It was a honor building the one week wonder with you and your team, it has given...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-15-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,903
Posted By rolick22
Oshkosh Airventure 2018 (RV-12iST) With One week wonder

A little bit of my Oshkosh Airventure 2018 With emphasis on RV-12 Aircraft.


https://youtu.be/exU8Gxz_-0c
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-12-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,584
Posted By rolick22
N276VA

Final is out.


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