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Forum: RV-14 08-29-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By jswareiv
Proseal and Riveting

Don't forget the tennis elbow from the rivet gun or rivet elbow. Then you get to do the fuel tanks and proseal. Definitely would do QB wings if I ever did this again. None of the QB kits were...
Forum: RV-14 08-13-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By jswareiv
riveting

Enjoy the journey, it's very rewarding and at times, fun. Dont' worry about the riveting technique, the 14 has over 20,000 rivets and you will get good at it, even better at drilling them out! :)
Forum: RV-14 08-11-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,286
Posted By jswareiv
Both work well for jacking up the plane. Word to...

Both work well for jacking up the plane. Word to the wise, if you jack up from the wings on the taildragger, have heavy weights holding down the tail, otherwise it will come off the ground before...
Forum: RV-14 08-08-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,787
Posted By jswareiv
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By jswareiv
Sold, thank you VAF

Sold, thanks for the interest.
Forum: RV-14 08-06-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,787
Posted By jswareiv
Fuel Filter Check

Can someone tell me how to check the fuel filter for the annual on the RV-14? I'm not sure what to check for, or if there is anything to do to clean it. Thanks.
Forum: RV-10 07-29-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By jswareiv
Price Reduced to $3,500 OBO

Amazing you don't get any credit for sweat equity, etc. This has to go, so make me an offer. Rudder is perfectly straight, 95% of the work is done.
Forum: RV-10 07-18-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By jswareiv
FS: Beringer Wheels, Brakes & Parking Brake for RV-10

Brand new Beringer Wheels, Brakes and Parking Brake for RV-10. All never even removed from the boxes. List prices $5,148.00 + shipping. I will ship to you in CONUS, $4,100 OBO.

Here are the...
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,442
Posted By jswareiv
RV-10 Tail for Sale

Decision made, time to sell. $4,000 OBO, buyer must pick up in the New Orleans area, no shipping.
Everything is done, with the exception of the two top skins because you probably want those off. ...
Forum: RV-10 07-13-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By jswareiv
Partner having a baby

I have a flying RV-14 and a friend wanted to build a -10 together. Best laid plans... Has a 1 year old and wife pregnant with #2 and she says he won't have time. We have the tail section that is...
Forum: RV-10 07-05-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By jswareiv
DUH!!! Why did I decide I should do this again? ...

DUH!!! Why did I decide I should do this again? Thank you, yes, that is the issue.
Forum: RV-10 07-03-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By jswareiv
Aft Bottom Skin

No matter how hard I try to bend it or press it, I can't get it to conform to the tail well enough to get those last two clecos in. Has anyone else had this problem and any ideas of how to fix...
Forum: RV-10 06-23-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,417
Posted By jswareiv
Update

Has there been any update on these since last year? Did the spinner work? What governor did you use? Thanks.
Forum: RV-14 06-16-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,222
Posted By jswareiv
Old Dominion

In all the crates I received from Van's for the 14 and now the 10, I have used Old Dominion. In all but one case, the crates were pristine, no exterior flaws at all. In the one case there was a...
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,106
Posted By jswareiv
EFII vs SDS

I'm sure everyone has their favorite, but is there a reason one is better than the other?
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By jswareiv
Fuel Pump and Filter

I notice in the Fuselage plans, it calls for the fuel pump and filter which are not provided in the kit. I was wanting to take out the Van's fuel selector and order the Andair like in the RV-14. ...
Forum: RV-10 05-25-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,045
Posted By jswareiv
RV-10 Social

Weather permitting, I will be there and also Keith Luminais. He is new to this whole process of experimentals. I have a flying RV-14 and we just started on a RV-10 last month. Working on the tail,...
Forum: RV-10 05-08-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,889
Posted By jswareiv
Great ideas

Great ideas, thank you and keep them coming. I am making my list. At this point, I'm not 100% sure what some of them are, but I'll get there. Thank you for your input. Doesn't have to be mission...
Forum: RV-10 05-07-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,889
Posted By jswareiv
Modification Suggestions

Looking for a good list of modification suggestions for the 10. Just received the tail kit and will be ordering the QB Wings and Fuselage. I know I want to add rudder trim, some people posting...
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,507
Posted By jswareiv
Flying RV-10

Mel, I already built one, RV-14 with 145 hours on it. The reason I need psychiatric help is I can't believe a year later, I'm doing it again.

http://i68.tinypic.com/jqs3de.jpg
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,507
Posted By jswareiv
Psychiatric Help

Does anyone know a good psychiatrist? A friend of mine wanted to go in 1/2 to build a RV-10. So guess what showed up at my house yesterday? RV-10 tail kit. It was fun unwrapping everything and...
Forum: RV-14 03-02-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,650
Posted By jswareiv
Molex

Salto,

A friend of mine had these part numbers on his blog and he says it's what you are looking...
Forum: RV-14 01-31-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 47,350
Posted By jswareiv
Second Screen

I actually had this happen to me last weekend. My PFD went out and I flipped the switch under the MFD to be used as a PFD. Garmin is swapping it out for a new one.

I originally did it to help...
Forum: RV-14 01-31-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 28,731
Posted By jswareiv
I'm not selling, but I would "guess" the going...

I'm not selling, but I would "guess" the going price for a clean IFR RV-14 would be in the range of $170-$185K. I've seen some RV-7s in the 130-140K range.
Forum: RV-14 11-14-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,204
Posted By jswareiv
I am 140087 and the first RV-14 to fly. I kept...

I am 140087 and the first RV-14 to fly. I kept pushing Van's to get me parts because I wanted to fly. The only thing I had to do so far is the retrofit the pin on the side of the canopy, which was...
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,161
Posted By jswareiv
Parking Brake

I have a set of the Home Depot Aviation Alum Angle chocks that I made, tied together with a rope, but I was flying by myself and no one was around the FBO to help. The wind was so strong I didn't...
Forum: RV-14 11-05-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,161
Posted By jswareiv
Parking Brake or No

I just flew from New Orleans to Visalia, CA and back, total of roughly 21 hours of flying. On one of my stops at a small airport with cheap gas, the winds were really blowing. As I got out of the...
Forum: RV-14 10-24-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,879
Posted By jswareiv
Tungsten Bars

Yes, if you buy the rectangular one (http://www.cleavelandtool.com/Tungsten-Bucking-Bar/productinfo/BBT41/#.WA4wU_RuPz4) and also the fatter one...
Forum: RV-14 10-23-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,647
Posted By jswareiv
Questions

As stated in other responses, you will have to take off a corner of the aluminum vents, but really no big deal. They are tons better. The difference in the stick is because of the grip. If you use...
Forum: RV-14 10-23-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,697
Posted By jswareiv
Edit: The brace goes on the inside. I thought...

Edit: The brace goes on the inside. I thought you were initially talking about the flap motor cover. From another builder: "The upper flange of the flap motor channel is shown with a dashed line,...
Forum: RV-14 10-18-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,442
Posted By jswareiv
Fuel Fitting

Hey James,

It is the 5° for the taildragger. I'm not an expert on the ProSeal vs. RTV, but I would recommend the ProSeal. Did you ProSeal the tunnel yet? You could always do that at the same...
Forum: RV-14 10-11-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,675
Posted By jswareiv
Great, thanks Tim, please keep us posted.

Great, thanks Tim, please keep us posted.
Forum: RV-14 10-04-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,897
Posted By jswareiv
Antennas

I did the same as Ron. I used the blades from Delta Pop and the comms from Van's. I originally purchased two other comm antennas, but the holes didn't line up with what Van's had in the bottom skin...
Forum: RV-14 10-03-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,670
Posted By jswareiv
RV-14 For Sale?

I have a friend that is wanting to buy a RV-14 (not -A). He is looking for one in progress, maybe a builder decided it was more than they anticipated. He wanted to buy mine, but that ain't...
Forum: RV-14 09-21-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,966
Posted By jswareiv
Height

If you do find one to sit in, check to see where they have the seats and the rudder pedals. There are 3 different locations for the seats and for the rudder pedals. If you were to sit in my plane,...
Forum: RV-14 09-21-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,749
Posted By jswareiv
Seats

Here is another pic of the Classic Aero seats. Mine has the headrest and Hooker Harnesses. Crow is just as good for the harnesses and less expensive, but I wanted specific colors and Hooker had...
Forum: RV-14 09-12-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,233
Posted By jswareiv
Magnetometer

Yes, my bad, I guess the heat at Triple Tree fried my brain. I was thinking of the ADAHRS since that was what was mentioned and yes, my magnetometer is in the baggage area back by the tail on a...
Forum: RV-14 09-12-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 77,383
Posted By jswareiv
Congrats

Hey Ken, Congrats, now there are two customer built taildraggers flying! Beautiful plane.
Forum: RV-14 09-12-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,233
Posted By jswareiv
Yes, mount it behind the G3X screen, see another...

Yes, mount it behind the G3X screen, see another post.
Forum: RV-14 09-12-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,325
Posted By jswareiv
7 vs 14

Having owned and flown both, the RV-7 and the RV-14, I will give my two cents. When I bought my 7, I ended up changing out the panel, seats, etc. to what I wanted. Once I calculate what I paid for...
Forum: RV-14 09-07-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,989
Posted By jswareiv
Yes Steve, but with a tipup canopy, it's easy...

Yes Steve, but with a tipup canopy, it's easy breazy to remove the lines going to the ADAHRS from above. I really don't see a need so far to pull the screen unless IT had to be serviced. Just my...
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,997
Posted By jswareiv
Triple Tree Anyone

Anyone going to Triple Tree in South Carolina? SC00, 7,000' x 400' Bermuda grass runway. Getting there Friday morning, hopefully and camp through the weekend. It starts tomorrow through Sunday.
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,989
Posted By jswareiv
The guys at g3xpert for Garmin are really...

The guys at g3xpert for Garmin are really helpful. When I built mine, I was torn between the wing mount and behind the panel. Mine is mounted to the back of the PFD and there is no problem. Yes,...
Forum: RV-14 09-02-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,020
Posted By jswareiv
DRDT-2

You'll need to build a couple of extensions tables with carpet on them for your DRDT-2 to support the skins. Don't worry, you will get the shop like you like it. Let the fun begin, I miss it...
Forum: RV-14 09-02-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,020
Posted By jswareiv
Garage

Looks great! If there is a way to put the compressor in the attic and run a line down into the garage, I would do it. That compressor will get really loud in there and it will free up some space. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,373
Posted By jswareiv
Cooler

Start dropping some hints to the wife for Christmas, YETI has a really nice collapsible type cooler. It ain't cheap, $240 or so.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,373
Posted By jswareiv
O.K. this is good. I HAVE to have my coffee in...

O.K. this is good. I HAVE to have my coffee in the morning, so that's a given. There are a bunch of different kinds of JetBoil, do you have a recommendation? I have informed my wife she is down to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,373
Posted By jswareiv
Camping

No cooking, looking for the best tent to pack in the back of the plane. I won't be backpacking with it, but if it rains, I would like to stay dry. Other item suggestions as well. The 14 has a good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,373
Posted By jswareiv
No, she has, just kidding about that, but looking...

No, she has, just kidding about that, but looking for a good must have list.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,373
Posted By jswareiv
Camping List

I am planning a couple of RV camping trips and would like to get a list of necessities, or oh yeah, don't forget this, or you really need this... i.e., you are going camping (Triple Tree/Petit Jean)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,530
Posted By jswareiv
Will Miss You at Van's

Dang it Joe, just read this. Normally I'm all over the 14 specific posts and just happened upon this. So sorry to hear of your illness and selfishly of your retirement. You were always a "smiling"...
Forum: RV-14 08-21-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 28,731
Posted By jswareiv
Thank you

Thank you. Scheme Designers did the design and Glo Custom did the paint. I had Walt at Exp Aircraft Services on the field at 52F do the prop balance and IFR cert while it was there and WOW, what a...
Forum: RV-14 08-19-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 28,731
Posted By jswareiv
Paint

I have to check the color of the interior. The plastic boxes are drink holders and work great. Weather keeping us from picking her up right now.
Forum: RV-14 08-18-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 28,731
Posted By jswareiv
N214SW Painted

Well N214SW made it out of the paint shop at Glo Custom and Doug took some pics and put it on the front page. I'm going to pick it up tomorrow. Check out the pics on the front page of VAF.

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Forum: RV-14 08-17-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,586
Posted By jswareiv
Wow! That's going on my "gotta have" list. ...

Wow! That's going on my "gotta have" list. Great video.
Forum: RV-14 08-11-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,537
Posted By jswareiv
The sticks are kind of a personal thing, so they...

The sticks are kind of a personal thing, so they are not included. Most of what you need to build, will be included and won't keep you from progressing. Instruments, seats, carpet, things that you...
Forum: RV-14 08-08-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 110,421
Posted By jswareiv
One last bit of clarification, I wasn't...

One last bit of clarification, I wasn't recommending against the stock engine, I said in my post "if you are looking to customize it", they should also speak to Ly-Con. They have a great reputation.
Forum: RV-14 08-08-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 110,421
Posted By jswareiv
Thank you Mitch for the compliment. However, I...

Thank you Mitch for the compliment. However, I am a first time builder with absolutely no prior experience. I made most of my choices from other's experience and research. Scott has forgotten so...
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 110,421
Posted By jswareiv
Thank you, 2 more weeks and I fly to Ft. Worth to...

Thank you, 2 more weeks and I fly to Ft. Worth to pick it up, can't wait!
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 110,421
Posted By jswareiv
Website

I just found out that GoDaddy is serious about wanting you to pay to renew their hosting. Apparently, I ignored them, so they shut it down. It's fixed and they got their money. Sorry.
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 110,421
Posted By jswareiv
If you are looking to customize your engine,...

If you are looking to customize your engine, whether it's a 360 or 390, check with Ly-Con. Great product, great reputation and their customer service is 2nd to none. I didn't know the first thing...
Forum: RV-14 08-06-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,449
Posted By jswareiv
When I was ready for the aileron trim, there was...

When I was ready for the aileron trim, there was no kit included for the 14 and I don't think one is included now because some choose not to add it. Van's told me the RV-10 will work on the 14, so I...
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