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Forum: Propellers 09-08-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,329
Posted By raisbeck
Prop length for tail draggers

I've wondered about Van's recommendations for the TD vs training wheel airplanes for several years. Recently, a colleague (ATP, with considerable experience in everything) had a prop strike and...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-18-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,498
Posted By raisbeck
Planning w&b

Does anyone have w&b dara for a bare (no interior, avionics, etc.) RV8?

I'm trying to keep track of the weight as we build to avoid any unpleasant surprises.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,272
Posted By raisbeck

I purchased a PAR 36 LED light from a off road shop on eBay. It fits a "standard" landing light installation, is brighter than the 4509s on my 182, and cheap. Unfortunately, it generates a huge...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-05-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,499
Posted By raisbeck
3 blade Hartzell in an RV8 with 0-360 A1A

I've got the opportunity to buy a 3-blade Hartzell (C3YR-1RF) for the RV8 we're building. We've already purchased an Aerosport 0-360 A1A for the project, and I'm wondering if anyone else has tried...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-29-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By raisbeck
RV-8 builders in Colo/Wyo

We're building an RV-8 in Laramie, and keep running into questions that I'd rather not bother Van's with, and which the local RV-6 builders can't answer (e.g. how to route the battery cables, how to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,354
Posted By raisbeck
baggage door lock

You posted a link to a Home Depot baggage door lock. Its expired. Can you post a current link?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,900
Posted By raisbeck
Debating on complying

I'm building an RV8. (the ultimate slow build... Started in '99).

I decided to to be extra careful and put a homemade anti-torque bracket on the bulkhead fitting when we made the inboard rib. Now...
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