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Forum: RV-10 05-27-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By jeffwhip
AMSAFE Seatbelts

I was wondering if anyone has purchased and installed the AMSAFE Seatbelt that has a built-in airbag? Has anyone done any extensive research on this? Are they comfortable?
Forum: RV-10 05-14-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By jeffwhip
Here are the incorrect round-head rivets Bob is...

Here are the incorrect round-head rivets Bob is referring to. They were on my QB fuselage as well.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/uSaD5ewUSQhY4xYh1

https://photos.app.goo.gl/Ze53Y5xe4GrGNKZE2

If your...
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,508
Posted By jeffwhip
Jesse, how much are those "really nice wing...

Jesse, how much are those "really nice wing fillet fairings?" When is the best time to get them on sale?
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By jeffwhip
I haven't looked yet but doesn't Aircraft Spruce...

I haven't looked yet but doesn't Aircraft Spruce sell locking gas caps that will fit? Is it possible to have the door, baggage door, and locking gas cap be the same key?
Forum: RV-10 04-30-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,214
Posted By jeffwhip
I believe Lancair and Cirrus use Beringer brakes....

I believe Lancair and Cirrus use Beringer brakes. That's what I bought and will be installing this summer. They make a complete kit for the RV-10.
Forum: RV-10 04-25-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,633
Posted By jeffwhip
Pat, In leu of the switches you listed, is it...

Pat,
In leu of the switches you listed, is it possible to use the switch on the infinity stick grip for the flap switch?
Forum: RV-10 04-24-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,633
Posted By jeffwhip
Will this system integrate into the Dynon or...

Will this system integrate into the Dynon or Advanced display and the Vertical Power Pro?
Forum: RV-10 04-13-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 358,225
Posted By jeffwhip
Jeff, I bought your carbon instrument panel along...

Jeff, I bought your carbon instrument panel along with the center console. I will be putting the center console in this summer and was wondering if there is room to put a Dynon Autopilot/Comm control...
Forum: RV-10 04-13-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By jeffwhip
There is a tailcone section for sale on Vans...

There is a tailcone section for sale on Vans Classified right now in the Dallas area. Perhaps you could get a head start by purchasing that?
Forum: Tools 04-04-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By jeffwhip
Do you also have another recommendation for a...

Do you also have another recommendation for a heavier duty one that will torque those things that will require more torque?
Forum: Tools 04-04-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By jeffwhip
Torque Screwdriver Recommendation

I am looking to purchase an adjustable torque screwdriver for installing the numerous screws I have to put in. I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations?
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,121
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks! That's what I'm looking for.

Thanks! That's what I'm looking for.
Forum: RV-10 03-12-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,121
Posted By jeffwhip
Dan, Do you have any pictures of what that looks...

Dan,
Do you have any pictures of what that looks like?

Jeff
Forum: RV-10 03-11-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,121
Posted By jeffwhip
Tunnel Insulation

I've been reading through many of the posts. Those of you who followed Dan Horton's method of insulating the firewall, how did you insulate the tunnel and/or belly? Did you insulate the belly on the...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 03-11-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By jeffwhip
Leo Wipplinger (1945 - 2018) RV-7A

It is with great sadness and broken hearts, we share that Leo Wipplinger (my father) — beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather passed away. Although we mourn losing him, we are...
Forum: RV-10 12-21-2017, 12:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,802
Posted By jeffwhip
Scott, I appreciate your hard work along with...

Scott,
I appreciate your hard work along with your willingness to share the good and the bad with us. I hope you find a solution to this because I'd love to follow in your steps!
Forum: RV-10 09-03-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,873
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, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
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, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
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, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,902
Posted By jeffwhip
Very Nice!

Very Nice!
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks, I'll give him a call!

Thanks, I'll give him a call!
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
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, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
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, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
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, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
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, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
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, 06:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 499
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, 07:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,222
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, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,245
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, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,245
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, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,245
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, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,245
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, 12:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,245
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, 10:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,245
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 04-20-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,802
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, 01:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,881
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks for all the information!

Thanks for all the information!
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,881
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, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,965
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, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,965
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, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,965
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, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,965
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, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,883
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, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,883
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, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,883
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, 06:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 24,423
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, 02:39 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,478
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, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,255
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, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,255
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 06-10-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,255
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, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,255
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, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,255
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, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,255
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, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,551
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, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,372
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks for all the help!

Thanks for all the help!
Forum: RV-10 02-13-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,372
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, 05:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,663
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, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,758
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, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,758
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, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,758
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, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,758
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, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,758
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, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,505
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.
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