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Forum: My RV Build Project Yesterday, 07:12 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 51,869
Posted By jcarne
No problem at all! Glad to see your project is...

No problem at all! Glad to see your project is still banging away!
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-24-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 51,869
Posted By jcarne
Wow John you dodged a big bullet there! :D My...

Wow John you dodged a big bullet there! :D My gap fairing fit was terrible (had to make my own). Yours looks pretty good though! Have you made any more progress towards getting that exhaust hanger...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-24-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By jcarne
I did a slider and my build log here ...

I did a slider and my build log here (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=149050&page=34)has quite a bit of detail on it. As always feel free to PM me any questions you have!
Forum: RV-10 01-17-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By jcarne
Heck ya! Congrats!

Heck ya! Congrats!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-14-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,365
Posted By jcarne
I hear ya, I have delayed buying that bad boy for...

I hear ya, I have delayed buying that bad boy for a bit now as it just seemed way overpriced to me; like certified market overpriced. :D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-13-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,365
Posted By jcarne
Thanks guys, you just saved me 100 bucks. After...

Thanks guys, you just saved me 100 bucks. After some research I see the one that Airflow Performance sells is indeed a check valve, will be ordering soon.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-13-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,365
Posted By jcarne
Oh I see, hmmm. Can someone confirm whether it...

Oh I see, hmmm.

Can someone confirm whether it is just a simple brass fitting with a hole in it? If that is the case there is no way I'm going to give Lycoming 115 bucks for one. The one from...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-12-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,049
Posted By jcarne
Here ...

Here (https://www.vansaircraft.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Routing_Wires_through_the_Center_Section_Bulkheads.pdf)it is.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-12-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,365
Posted By jcarne
I have heard a few people mention now that these...

I have heard a few people mention now that these sniffle valves are cheap. Is there an alternative that I am not aware of? Spruce is selling the valve right now for $115. Cheap in the grand scheme...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-11-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,049
Posted By jcarne
Big +1. It can be done without adding a hole but...

Big +1. It can be done without adding a hole but it's not fun and it's close. If I could do it again I would of added a couple holes at this point. Also, with your control column, make sure that...
Forum: Fiberglass 01-09-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Posted By jcarne
I keep mine in a mason jar and use a table spoon....

I keep mine in a mason jar and use a table spoon. Although Dan's idea is better because I have found a mason jar to be a little on the small side.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-08-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 132,463
Posted By jcarne
Let it begin! :D

Let it begin! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,645
Posted By jcarne
I do not disagree with you nor the comment made...

I do not disagree with you nor the comment made by grubbat that I quoted (nor did I say it was meaningless). It simply needs pointed out that the -7s were not flying within parameters...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-02-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 122,720
Posted By jcarne
Haha yep just in time for going back to...

Haha yep just in time for going back to teaching.

No problem man, keep textin away!



I found that you can also trim them a bit after soldering. I had to do this to one of my boards. Trimming...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,208
Posted By jcarne
I figured many were still paying in the range I...

I figured many were still paying in the range I have seen before. The insurance company must really hate low TW (if that's the case, good thing I'm building an A model:)). Or like you said, high...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,208
Posted By jcarne
Holy cow, I thought most people on here paid...

Holy cow, I thought most people on here paid around 1300-1500 a year for this, let alone someone with your hours! What am I missing guys?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,645
Posted By jcarne
Due to exceeding Vne in all cases I am aware of.

Due to exceeding Vne in all cases I am aware of.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-01-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 122,720
Posted By jcarne
It's been cold in the garage lately but no excuse...

It's been cold in the garage lately but no excuse not to get out there!

Decided to finish up the FlyLEDs kit. Soldering these things together is probably the funnest part of the build to date. ...
Forum: RV-14 01-01-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,524
Posted By jcarne
Wow! Flying your home built into an airport...

Wow! Flying your home built into an airport right at the base of a ski resort; that's a dream come true!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-01-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By jcarne
Also just found this on their website. Is...

Also just found this on their website.

Is JIHOSTROJ governor MT governor?
No! And never had been!

Some time ago MT-Propeller distributed JIHOSTROJ governors of model lines P-ABC-XXX and P-ABC-X/Y....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-31-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Michael, more than one person here has...

Thanks Michael, more than one person here has needed an explanation like that. I had a feeling on those three things but wasn't sure. Just out of curiosity though, is anyone willing to share what...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-31-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 122,720
Posted By jcarne
Randall that is good to hear! Glad I won't be...

Randall that is good to hear! Glad I won't be regretting it.
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-31-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 122,720
Posted By jcarne
Bill, the only reason is that they give me the...

Bill, the only reason is that they give me the warm and fuzzies. I would be ok with an AN365 but I like the added safety of these (https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/hapages/ms17825.php). There...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By jcarne
Tried ordering from Spruce yet? They are just in...

Tried ordering from Spruce yet? They are just in Georgia so maybe UPS could handle that short of a run. UPS has also managed to jack one of my Akzo shipments before too.

P.S. Nice airport you're...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-31-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By jcarne
No string necessary gents, ever used a fish...

No string necessary gents, ever used a fish tape...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-30-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By jcarne
Good to know Michael. Good thing I put some...

Good to know Michael. Good thing I put some firewall protection in. DanH has done much testing and it keeps the temp inside well short of where the plastic would ignite (I did some searching and...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-30-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 122,720
Posted By jcarne
No problem at all, I'm glad it could help someone!

No problem at all, I'm glad it could help someone!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-29-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By jcarne
0.021 on belly and 0.010 on firewall. You could...

0.021 on belly and 0.010 on firewall. You could get away with less thickness but those were good prices at the time. The titanium for the firewall was only $91 at the time.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,693
Posted By jcarne
Haha +1 That's a big win as far as building goes!

Haha +1

That's a big win as far as building goes!
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-29-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 122,720
Posted By jcarne
time to grip and rip!

I finally have some grips in the ole bird! The installation of the Tolsten grips was easy peezy. I did have to take off about 1.5 inches from the stock length of the sticks which I really didn't...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-29-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By jcarne
Bingo. It's also worth mentioning to every one...

Bingo.

It's also worth mentioning to every one that I think unless you put some sort of protection on the belly (at least right where the cowl exit is) you aren't going to achieve as much as you...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-29-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,434
Posted By jcarne
Yep, I put that disclaimer above the pictures. I...

Yep, I put that disclaimer above the pictures. I will secure mine via an adel on the access or on the conduit I have right above the access.
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-29-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,434
Posted By jcarne
Geoff, sorry they aint high quality photos but...

Geoff, sorry they aint high quality photos but here is the premise that I went with. Any questions at all don't hesitate to ask. Note: It is worth pointing out (at least in my mind) that if you are...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-28-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By jcarne
That my good sir is TMS Titanium...

That my good sir is TMS Titanium (https://tmstitanium.com/). It's where I got my titanium but it looks as their offerings have gone down a bit...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-28-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,434
Posted By jcarne
Ahhh that makes perfect sense now. You also just...

Ahhh that makes perfect sense now. You also just made me feel better about the wire scraps I just put in the recycle bin. As I was putting my scraps in I was wondering "I wonder how much money I'm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,618
Posted By jcarne
Another perspective

Some great points so far but I think many are over exaggerated. I got my complex endorsement and high performance around 80-90 hours. I'm not saying that a bonanza or a -10 isn't "a lot of plane"...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-28-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,434
Posted By jcarne
Not sure what you mean here Claude. The wires...

Not sure what you mean here Claude. The wires were plenty long enough for what I wanted to do on the more outboard access.
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-28-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,434
Posted By jcarne
I will definitely gets some pics for you...

I will definitely gets some pics for you tomorrow. Stand by... Turns out I didn't take any before...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-28-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,685
Posted By jcarne
Don, just out of curiosity, I take it your call...

Don, just out of curiosity, I take it your call to TMS didn't go as wanted?
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 12-27-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,931
Posted By jcarne
Wow, sorry to hear of your misfortune there. ...

Wow, sorry to hear of your misfortune there. Glad you still have a plane in the end!
Forum: Tools 12-27-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
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Views: 955
Posted By jcarne
I have many tools from them and they are...

I have many tools from them and they are generally good. I did however try their c-frame and it was garbage!!! Luckily they let me return it.
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-26-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,434
Posted By jcarne
I put mine on the access panel itself that is...

I put mine on the access panel itself that is right under the aileron bellcrank. Maintenance doesn't get any easier than that!
Forum: RV-14 12-25-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By jcarne
I wish this was true for all models. The only...

I wish this was true for all models. The only time Van's Support has never responded to my email... :(
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By jcarne
I ran my static line right under the canopy...

I ran my static line right under the canopy decks. If I truly need alternate I will just cut the line with a knife that is always kept in the plane. Then it will be an opportunity to install a tee...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-24-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,125
Posted By jcarne
I recently had to make a decision on which...

I recently had to make a decision on which navigator to get/plan for. If you do a search for Avidynes IFD-440 vs Garmins offerings the resounding preference was for Avidyne. Plus you will get your...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-24-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,436
Posted By jcarne
I'm going to have to disagree with you. As you...

I'm going to have to disagree with you. As you mentioned, those failures are very unlikely. Second, you shouldn't, and can't legally, rely on just Dynon for an IFR platform. Those risks you...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-23-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,331
Posted By jcarne
While you do make some very good points keep in...

While you do make some very good points keep in mind this isn't the shared opinion of all. I bet the -6 is more fun to fly in the sense of feeling the plane and the simplicity of it but I for one...
Forum: Painting your RV 12-23-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By jcarne
PM sent. Thanks!

PM sent. Thanks!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-23-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,590
Posted By jcarne
Oh how interesting, thanks for the explanation...

Oh how interesting, thanks for the explanation Paul. Something I may need to ponder more as I'm at 4251'.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-23-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,590
Posted By jcarne
Just out of curiosity, what is the reason for...

Just out of curiosity, what is the reason for wanting to do it on the ground? Sounds boring unless you have an iPad and few movies to watch. :D
Forum: Painting your RV 12-23-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By jcarne
Would it be possible to see a pic of some parts? ...

Would it be possible to see a pic of some parts? I am curious now.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-22-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By jcarne
I ran mine like this. You can see the conduit...

I ran mine like this. You can see the conduit going up the firewall. All the wires aft of the center section are either held with snap bushings or adel clamps. ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-22-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,331
Posted By jcarne
Bahaha nice touch!

Bahaha nice touch!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-22-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,069
Posted By jcarne
Depending on what your removing it from, Vans...

Depending on what your removing it from, Vans sells a gel that works quite well at removing it.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-22-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,331
Posted By jcarne
That number seems slightly high but not too much...

That number seems slightly high but not too much depending on what you do. I keep track of everything and I'm tracking towards 90k-100k maybe 105k after paint for IFR. No quick builds here though. ...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-21-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 122,720
Posted By jcarne
Ever have those tasks while building that you...

Ever have those tasks while building that you keep putting off because you know it's going to suck? Well for me it was tidying things up in the center tunnel. I decided to go ahead and get it done....
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-21-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By jcarne
I don't know how a guy would get it all clecoed...

I don't know how a guy would get it all clecoed back together like that. Plus when it's upside down on some sawhorses it is easy for someone to buck from the inside. It would be much more difficult...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-20-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 122,720
Posted By jcarne
0.040" although 0.032" would be enough for them...

0.040" although 0.032" would be enough for them two small antennas. They are held on with 4 rivets.
Forum: Fiberglass 12-20-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,095
Posted By jcarne
I've heard this before but the West Systems I...

I've heard this before but the West Systems I used bonded to sanded aluminum like a beast!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-20-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,611
Posted By jcarne
This is exactly how my M1B came last year from...

This is exactly how my M1B came last year from Lycoming. No bolts anywhere
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-20-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 122,720
Posted By jcarne
Ya I hear ya, I had the same problems. As far...

Ya I hear ya, I had the same problems.

As far as antenna placement I basically followed the plan that Stein released...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-19-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 122,720
Posted By jcarne
After a bit of travel for work I am back to...

After a bit of travel for work I am back to building. I have actually been doing things here and there but not much to show. I did however get a couple antennas installed.

You can see here the...
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