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Forum: RV-14 06-03-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By Jake14
The W-1025A Flap Hinge Bracket has a bushing...

The W-1025A Flap Hinge Bracket has a bushing installed (see P 21-12 figs 1 & 2)

I believe the mounting bolt should turn inside this bushing, so no wear would be expected on the FL-1007 L & R hinge...
Forum: RV-14 06-03-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Jake14
for ailerons in roll it's common ...more...

for ailerons in roll it's common ...more here:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=21686

For elevators, I'd check with Van's
Forum: RV-14 05-27-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By Jake14
Nice job. I just got my half Raven kit delivered...

Nice job. I just got my half Raven kit delivered and hoping to install it next week. Wondering about the return line routing and was looking at Jared Solomon's install which has the routing around...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-17-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,404
Posted By Jake14
the AFS SB has the info on the old and new part...

the AFS SB has the info on the old and new part nos.

https://www.advancedflightsystems.com/service-bulletin-050620a.php

They also say they have the new ones available
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-17-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,404
Posted By Jake14
"...Have they made any changes to the sensor...

"...Have they made any changes to the sensor design to warrant pre-emptively changing it?..."

Yes, the SB's reference a new, much more robust design for around $85 each (you would probably need 2). ...
Forum: RV-14 05-16-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,260
Posted By Jake14
It seems to me that the harness is better at...

It seems to me that the harness is better at vertical restraint (keeping your head from hitting the canopy) if the crotch strap is as short as possible. That way the lap belts, when tightened, pull...
Forum: RV-14 05-13-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By Jake14
that looks like the mounting hole for the vert...

that looks like the mounting hole for the vert stab to the fuselage (see p 11-8 fig 1) and the bolt through that hole is held on with a castle nut to allow for movement between the spar and fuselage...
Forum: Primers 05-09-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Jake14
EkoPrime is easy to wipe off with acetone, even...

EkoPrime is easy to wipe off with acetone, even after it dries.
Forum: RV-14 05-02-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By Jake14
for a part as critical as that , I'd get another...

for a part as critical as that , I'd get another one. The powder coat is quite likely cracked as well
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By Jake14
Just as a general question, would it be ok to...

Just as a general question, would it be ok to weigh the airplane with fuel in the tanks (if you have a well-calibrated fuel totalizer)?

It might be better to weigh the airplane in a typical...
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,269
Posted By Jake14
just to go back to the OP's original question, I...

just to go back to the OP's original question, I checked my right wing after flying today and there's no hole near the inboard inspection panel. Since the wing bottom skins seem to be mirror images,...
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,269
Posted By Jake14
The OAT sensor isn't part of the basic kit, it's...

The OAT sensor isn't part of the basic kit, it's part of the ADAHRS/EFIS. My AFS (Dynon) install had installation instructions and the sensor was also shown on the wiring harness drawings (but...
Forum: RV-14 04-18-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,532
Posted By Jake14
If you're winching it up a tilted flatbed, I...

If you're winching it up a tilted flatbed, I would pull it by the main gear legs, not the nose gear
Forum: RV-14 04-18-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,008
Posted By Jake14
My balloon stayed inflated until I removed it...

My balloon stayed inflated until I removed it after a couple of days. Barometric pressure will affect it some. I'd put packing tape over the fuel cap to see if that keeps the balloon inflated. A...
Forum: RV-14 04-17-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By Jake14
Thanks for all the tips....Wound up doing...

Thanks for all the tips....Wound up doing something similar to Randy's..discovered that I could squeeze my hand through the largest lightening hole from the center tunnel so drilled out 3 pop rivets...
Forum: RV-14 04-15-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By Jake14
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/cmpages/wes...

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/cmpages/westepoxy.php

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/menus/cm/fiberglass.html

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/menus/el/taillights.html

or

https://shop.vansair...
Forum: RV-14 04-13-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By Jake14
Baggage tie-down mounting

Looking for what others have done to install baggage tie-downs in their 14s to give me some ideas.
I need baggage area tie-downs for my (about 20 lb) tool bag to keep it from flying around during...
Forum: RV-14 04-13-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,190
Posted By Jake14
If you just split the trailing edge of the...

If you just split the trailing edge of the wingtip and move the area next to the aileron to match the aileron, the outboard portion of the tip trailing edge doesn't move, and that could cause the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,310
Posted By Jake14
Thanks for the suggestions, I fly with fairly...

Thanks for the suggestions, I fly with fairly full tanks so I think the vent may be what's causing it. On a pull-up to vertical with plenty of fuel in the tanks, the vent intake at the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,310
Posted By Jake14
fuel odor after looping

I do just basic positive-g acro in my 14, but notice that after a couple of loops (+4 to 0 g) I get a faint smell of fuel in the cockpit which disappears in a minute or so. Don't get this with other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Jake14
if I were building the tanks again, I'd rivet or...

if I were building the tanks again, I'd rivet or drill a series of marks to the rib just inboard of the fuel filler, which is visible when you remove the cap, then you could see just how much fuel is...
Forum: RV-14 03-31-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Jake14
right, 48-04 Fig 1 shows the installation, not...

right, 48-04 Fig 1 shows the installation, not removal, of FF-00084. A bit ambiguous if you're looking at it out of context.

The area covered by FF-00084 was open in the original plans, I guess to...
Forum: RV-14 03-30-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By Jake14
Yeah, pics would help. The C01442A,B,C fixtures...

Yeah, pics would help. The C01442A,B,C fixtures set the widths all along the canopy frame. These widths should match the fuselage side rails so it's hard to visualize why they don't align.
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-23-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By Jake14
"there is no argument...", "we must have...

"there is no argument...", "we must have standards..."

both true statements that could also apply to someone driving 2mph over the speed limit on an empty road in good conditions, but no cop would...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-22-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By Jake14
Bingo! the RCA2610 fits the bill. ...

Bingo! the RCA2610 fits the bill. Unfortunately the $2,600 price (plus a backup batt) is out of my range just to avoid the pitot/static/GPS complexity. The fact that it's for certified aircraft...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-21-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By Jake14
D3 needs pitot-static and gps.

D3 needs pitot-static and gps.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-21-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By Jake14
simpla backup AI

would like to find a backup electronic (non-mechanical gyro) AI which is not dependent on GPS signals or pitot/static data. Just a simple unit with electrical input only and backup battery Does...
Forum: RV-14 03-12-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By Jake14
lucky man

lucky man
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,784
Posted By Jake14
definitely interested in your pirep on the...

definitely interested in your pirep on the telecoil...I've been planning on getting some telecoil aids to replace my current Costco aids, but I thought you needed a neck loop to plug into the audio...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-07-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By Jake14
yeah, thanks. Looks like the 390 has a couple...

yeah, thanks. Looks like the 390 has a couple of additional parts vs. the 360 (items 13 and 15 on the 390 drawing).

For some reason they didn't show the 390 plug and gasket in line with the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-07-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By Jake14
Mike, The link is to the Imgur image hosting...

Mike, The link is to the Imgur image hosting site

https://ibb.co/qmsYKPp
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-07-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By Jake14
isn't item 15 the plug which holds the suction...

isn't item 15 the plug which holds the suction screen in? It has different safety wire holes than item 19. Shouldn't the crush gasket be between items 15 and 14?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-07-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By Jake14
oil strainer crush gasket

trying to order a crush gasket for the oil strainer on the io-390. The Lycoming parts catalog doesn't seem to show one. Is this a Lycoming error?

https://ibb.co/qmsYKPp
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Jake14
rusting powder coat

My elevator and rudder supports have rust showing through the powder coat (see pic) It's not severe but I'd like to fix it. The mother ship appeared shocked that I would park an airplane outside ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Jake14
had the same problem, but with the push-on 1/4"...

had the same problem, but with the push-on 1/4" connectors the troubleshooting was fairly easy. Make some plugs by filling a short section of the plastic tubing with sealer so you can block off the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,241
Posted By Jake14
slightly off-subject, but is the standard...

slightly off-subject, but is the standard procedure to always replace the tubes when replacing the tire? I kinda hate to toss out a good air-stop tube if it's not necessary....
Forum: ADS-B 02-12-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,194
Posted By Jake14
unfortunately, just because you're in an area...

unfortunately, just because you're in an area where ADSB-out is not required you can't just turn it off.....

91.225 (f) Each person operating an aircraft equipped with ADS-B Out must operate this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,243
Posted By Jake14
Don't Van's tip-ups have jettisonable canopies...

Don't Van's tip-ups have jettisonable canopies like the RV-14? Always wondered if it would be smart to jettison the canopy or not in a water landing (or even an off-field landing)
Forum: Midwest 02-08-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,720
Posted By Jake14
can't see the pics :-(

can't see the pics :-(
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-02-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,064
Posted By Jake14
if it's closer than this, then maybe just a...

if it's closer than this, then maybe just a screwdriver bit turned with...
Forum: RV-14 01-23-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By Jake14
aren't both those parts steel? or just the powder...

aren't both those parts steel? or just the powder coated pushrod? I don't remember having this problem, maybe the powder coating is causing some interference right at the end of the pushrod or maybe...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,784
Posted By Jake14
Gary, you posted (post #21): "I have used...

Gary, you posted (post #21):

"I have used oticon in-the-ear for 20 years. All have had a tele-coil installed and when used in this mode the aids shut off their microphones and pick up the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By Jake14
I remember using some half-size rivets on my 14...

I remember using some half-size rivets on my 14 for the rear spar aileron support bracket SB. I think they were 9/64".. Worked well, since the original rivet makes the hole bigger when squeezed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By Jake14
Thanks, working now...I'm still using Windows 7...

Thanks, working now...I'm still using Windows 7 so had to find the Garmin folder to launch it
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By Jake14
I'm getting the same gdl82 install problem, it...

I'm getting the same gdl82 install problem, it keeps wanting to repair the program ...what was the solution?
Forum: Tools 12-17-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,142
Posted By Jake14
I've used '-4.5' oversized (9/64 shank) rivets...

I've used '-4.5' oversized (9/64 shank) rivets for some cases where a 5 was too big. Problem is you have to buy by the pound
Forum: RV-14 12-15-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,426
Posted By Jake14
anyone using the manual aileron trim kit? $46 vs...

anyone using the manual aileron trim kit? $46 vs $300 for the electric and seemingly easier install
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,994
Posted By Jake14
I've used cheaper hole saws to cut access holes...

I've used cheaper hole saws to cut access holes in the fuel tank. Just go slow and they work ok

https://www.amazon.com/s?k=hole+saw+3+1%2F8&i=tools&ref=nb_sb_noss_1
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-28-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jake14
I copied the wooden one on Van's demo rv-14a,...

I copied the wooden one on Van's demo rv-14a, made out of the Al channel used to set the canopy width while building. A leather patch glued to the carpet makes for a fairly tight snug...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By Jake14
I had a similar experience on my GTR-200. It...

I had a similar experience on my GTR-200. It only happened once in 3 years of use and only lasted for one flight. Chalked it up to some sort of local interference
Forum: RV-14 11-22-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,465
Posted By Jake14
question for Scott: I'm happy with my A model,...

question for Scott:

I'm happy with my A model, but just wondering....If someone wanted to change a -14 to a -14A (or vice-versa) what would the process entail?
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Jake14
I think the bushings with the most side-load on...

I think the bushings with the most side-load on them are the ones by the pitch servo. After 300 hrs I see no wear, but I have been rotating them whenever I get back there. I've heard of builders...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-17-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,875
Posted By Jake14
Had the same problem after 300 hrs: gph drops...

Had the same problem after 300 hrs: gph drops intermittently to zero, fuel pres normal. Replaced the cube and all ok

added a larger stainless steel heat shield from ACS:

https://imgur.com/D494OMN
Forum: RV-14 11-17-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,050
Posted By Jake14
here it is, I haven't added any rubber pads, it...

here it is, I haven't added any rubber pads, it works fine the way it is


https://imgur.com/R4iijwe
Forum: RV-14 11-14-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,050
Posted By Jake14
I'll re-post this weekend when I get back in town

I'll re-post this weekend when I get back in town
Forum: RV-14 11-11-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By Jake14
I was planning to do the thing for the same...

I was planning to do the thing for the same reason: too sensitive at cruise.

The manual trim for the -9 along with the tabs and connections would work on the -14 but after ordering the parts I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,201
Posted By Jake14
Talking to an old carpenter about build quality...

Talking to an old carpenter about build quality once. He said: "There's a lot of excellent builders out there, but the mark of the true expert is how good he is at hiding his mistakes"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,980
Posted By Jake14
I only have 1 Com radio in the panel so carry a...

I only have 1 Com radio in the panel so carry a Sporty's handheld com. It works well out to at least 20 miles with the standard attached antenna. More important is to have the adapter for the...
Forum: RV-14 10-23-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,738
Posted By Jake14
I've had the same problem (inability to de-fog...

I've had the same problem (inability to de-fog the windshield). The fans seem very weak, you can hardly feel the flow with your hand. Also there's nothing to dry the air like in an automobile...
Forum: RV-10 10-20-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,463
Posted By Jake14
I had to remove both my QB tanks to fix leaks in...

I had to remove both my QB tanks to fix leaks in the vent line due to poor workmanship. These leaks don't show up with standard leak testing methods.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By Jake14
Start engine wth starter solenoid inop?

Just wondering about the best way to start an engine with an inoperative starter solenoid..the one mounted on the firewall (starter motor is Sky-tec 149-12LS)

Seems like a wire to the starter side...
Forum: California 09-20-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By Jake14
Thanks for all the replies. I was looking at EMT...

Thanks for all the replies. I was looking at EMT and both Enterprise and Hertz are closed Sat and Sun. VNY used to have MillionAir which was great, rental car waiting on arrival, now some outside...
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