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Forum: RV-12 10-24-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By Bob Y
I used a 9-V transistor battery and it worked...

I used a 9-V transistor battery and it worked just fine.
Forum: RV-12 10-15-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Bob Y
If the door only opens 90 degrees, youíll likely...

If the door only opens 90 degrees, youíll likely need to remove it from the hinges, like I had to do.
Forum: RV-12 10-13-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By Bob Y
Let us know what works so some of us can steal...

Let us know what works so some of us can steal shamelessly 😊
Forum: RV-12 10-13-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By Bob Y
Guess it would have been a good place for a nut...

Guess it would have been a good place for a nut plate. How about a doubler secured with blind rivets, assuming you can pant it to match, or can it be slid behind the longeron cover? Or maybe a...
Forum: RV-12 10-08-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,910
Posted By Bob Y
Not sure about everyone else, but I had to use a...

Not sure about everyone else, but I had to use a hand pop riveter with a swivel head to get into the fuselage center section for those rivets. The Harbor Freight model worked well for me.
Forum: RV-12 09-28-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By Bob Y
Coincidentally, I just started on page 21-02...

Coincidentally, I just started on page 21-02 today, but this was where I stopped for the day. The last sentence in step 6 of my manual (revision date 09/18/17) says "Use two thin flush sets in a...
Forum: RV-12 09-13-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,273
Posted By Bob Y
Two questions regarding this option... First,...

Two questions regarding this option... First, would installation pre certification negate E-LSA certification and result in EAB certification? Second, is the same package used on the iS engine? ...
Forum: RV-12 09-01-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By Bob Y
I canít answer your specific substitution...

I canít answer your specific substitution question, but I just checked my inventory. I completed my wings a couple of weeks ago and have 9 LP4-4s left over. And I donít recall having to have...
Forum: RV-12 08-01-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,683
Posted By Bob Y
So no concern regarding the strength of those...

So no concern regarding the strength of those using aluminum? Shear strength if side loaded when tied down in a heavy wind? And there is a gap between the bottom of my threaded tie down extrusion...
Forum: RV-12 07-03-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By Bob Y
Working on my wing kit now and will be...

Working on my wing kit now and will be terminating those within the next week or so. I intend to use this:

https://www.showmecables.com/d-sub-crimp-tool

It's what I used to terminate the MOLEX...
Forum: RV-12 06-26-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,208
Posted By Bob Y
Thanks for the guidance. Guess Iíll deal with...

Thanks for the guidance. Guess Iíll deal with mixing.
Forum: RV-12 06-25-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,208
Posted By Bob Y
Ok, so I'm just starting my wing kit, so rather...

Ok, so I'm just starting my wing kit, so rather naÔve regarding fuel tank sealant, which I see I will need to seal the position lights to the wing tips too. Can someone explain why one of the many...
Forum: RV-12 06-10-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,197
Posted By Bob Y
When you say you "Checked wiring continuity ok.",...

When you say you "Checked wiring continuity ok.", unless you mean you did what I'm going to suggest, never mind, but if not, I'd suggest checking for change in resistance across the position...
Forum: RV-12 03-05-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,571
Posted By Bob Y
Now if Vans will just add a locking canopy latch...

Now if Vans will just add a locking canopy latch with MATCHING key to their RV-12 product roadmap, we'll be golden!
Forum: RV-12 02-28-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,703
Posted By Bob Y
SB 18-02-02 & Paint vs. Vinyl Wrap

I am barely into my empennage kit, so painting is way off on the project list, but this SB caused me to bring-up a discussion with my friend, whoís much further along on his RV-12. This SB brought...
Forum: RV-12 02-21-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,900
Posted By Bob Y
Wow - thanks for the almost instantaneous...

Wow - thanks for the almost instantaneous response, Scott. I'll let you know if our definitions of "simple" are aligned :-)
Forum: RV-12 02-21-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,900
Posted By Bob Y
For those of us fortunate to have not yet built...

For those of us fortunate to have not yet built our tail cones and are planning on pursuing the iS option, are modifications to the non iS tail cone skin required? If so, can I assume they are more...
Forum: RV-12 02-15-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By Bob Y
Speaking of the heaterÖ Iím only about 30 hours...

Speaking of the heaterÖ Iím only about 30 hours into the build on the RV-12 empennage, so take my frame of reference into account, but I recall seeing a blog complaining about the inability to reach...
Forum: RV-12 02-08-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By Bob Y
So, if one did use the top tie-down for lifting,...

So, if one did use the top tie-down for lifting, does anyone know what the sanctioned method is for covering the hole?
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