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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,686
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks, Maybe the lycoming fairy will visit me...

Thanks, Maybe the lycoming fairy will visit me next!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,686
Posted By Cwood2000
Ken, How long did it take to get your engine,...

Ken,
How long did it take to get your engine, It's been 6 months for me and can't get a straight answer.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By Cwood2000
Not to beat a dead horse, but I had the same...

Not to beat a dead horse, but I had the same issue twice in my 27 year old RV4. It had a leak when I bought it in 2012, in 2015 during annual we took the tank off and it was gooey in the same spot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,766
Posted By Cwood2000
I have to throttle back and increase airspeed to...

I have to throttle back and increase airspeed to keep my CHT's out of the red (420) on all cylinders, where should start?
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks for the responses, I still think a bushing...

Thanks for the responses, I still think a bushing is a easy thing to do, if only for my mental health and confidence.
Forum: RV-14 04-19-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By Cwood2000
Upper engine mount

Couldn't find a thread on this, so I'll ask. The upper engine mounts spec a An6 bolt which is 3/8". The engine side of the mount hole is 1/2" which allows a lot of wiggle wobble for the bolt. I...
Forum: RV-14 04-19-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,197
Posted By Cwood2000
Way to go, hope to join you on cloud nine soon.

Way to go, hope to join you on cloud nine soon.
Forum: RV-14 04-16-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,897
Posted By Cwood2000
Good summary, I was wondering how two older...

Good summary, I was wondering how two older people were going to slip into the cockpit.
Forum: RV-14 04-13-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,553
Posted By Cwood2000
I have been waiting for my Thunderbolt since...

I have been waiting for my Thunderbolt since early December, I'll consider myself lucky to get it by June. With the Superior buy back I suspect new orders will drift out to 9-12 months, so I would...
Forum: RV-14 04-10-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,363
Posted By Cwood2000
If I understand your question, The tape goes on...

If I understand your question, The tape goes on the window, to assist getting the proper fit in prep for drilling.
Forum: RV-14 04-01-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By Cwood2000
Gasolator

Maybe I missed it in the plans, but I don't recall a gasolator installation. Is anyone installing one, where are you locating it?
Forum: RV-14 04-01-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,271
Posted By Cwood2000
To solve this dilemma, I have a -4 for "me" and...

To solve this dilemma, I have a -4 for "me" and almost done with a 14 for "us."
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,671
Posted By Cwood2000
Is your proposed service to provide a schematic...

Is your proposed service to provide a schematic of an existing system? I would have been very interested in a schematic utilizing a VPX, Dynon HDX and Van's harnesses. Never could get any of the...
Forum: RV-14 03-22-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,887
Posted By Cwood2000
Van's Funny Bone

Page 47-10 Step 6 really cracked me up.
Forum: RV-14 03-08-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,010
Posted By Cwood2000
Mine was too tight as well, although I had...

Mine was too tight as well, although I had cleaned as much as possible, I had ti use my rivet gun to drive the final 1/2"
Forum: RV-14 03-02-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,944
Posted By Cwood2000
I have a EarthX in my 14 (not flying yet) it fits...

I have a EarthX in my 14 (not flying yet) it fits nicely in the battery box on the firewall.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,076
Posted By Cwood2000
Superior Buy Back

Anyone heard if Lycoming is expecting longer lead times in light of the Superior buy back of the XP400 and XP382's?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,456
Posted By Cwood2000
Eye candy! Very nice.

Eye candy! Very nice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,037
Posted By Cwood2000
YellaDawg is in

YellaDawg is in
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,583
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks, I was told 6 months on the Thunderbolt, a...

Thanks, I was told 6 months on the Thunderbolt, a year ago it was 60 days. Sure delayed my completion date.
Forum: RV-14 01-13-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,207
Posted By Cwood2000
I considered using nut plates affixed to the...

I considered using nut plates affixed to the piano hinge. I hav a similar system in my 4 which I did not build. But, since mine is a slow build I decided to use sky bolts cam locks.
Forum: RV-10 12-22-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Cwood2000
I have a 14 under construction at Quincy 2J9, a...

I have a 14 under construction at Quincy 2J9, a friend is building a 14a at Tally and we will have another 14a at 2J9 very soon.
Forum: RV-14 12-10-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,372
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks for the detail, the prop is in the shop...

Thanks for the detail, the prop is in the shop being overhauled as we type.
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,372
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks for the info, I'm having the prop...

Thanks for the info, I'm having the prop overhauled
Forum: RV-14 12-06-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,635
Posted By Cwood2000
Good discussion, my spinner is 1/2" larger...

Good discussion, my spinner is 1/2" larger diameter than the cowling. Had to be to accommodate counter balance on prop. I haven't mounted anything yet so before I start, is there a problem with the...
Forum: RV-14 12-06-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,372
Posted By Cwood2000
Ha Ha, thanks!

Ha Ha, thanks!
Forum: RV-14 12-05-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,372
Posted By Cwood2000
Prop size

Anyone run a 74 or 75Ē prop on a 14 tail dragger?
Forum: RV-14 12-01-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,582
Posted By Cwood2000
I also found dull bits to be as good or better...

I also found dull bits to be as good or better than a plexiglass bit. But, after going through three landing light lenses I found speed and pressure control was the main factor in causing cracks....
Forum: RV-14 11-23-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,488
Posted By Cwood2000
Jeff, I may not be able to wait for and for the...

Jeff, I may not be able to wait for and for the discount. I think I'm going to buy right after the holidays. Last time I spoke with Superior, they still had a 12 month lead time. That won't work for...
Forum: RV-14 11-23-2018, 03:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks for the info, I think I'll leave mine off...

Thanks for the info, I think I'll leave mine off u till I have everything configured. I did see on Facebook, someone had installed access panels on the sides, looked pretty nice and I am considering...
Forum: RV-14 11-15-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,400
Posted By Cwood2000
looks great!

looks great!
Forum: RV-14 11-14-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,835
Posted By Cwood2000
I mounted the VPX, low, behind the panel on the...

I mounted the VPX, low, behind the panel on the right side, I made a mount on top of it for my EMS, MAP, ADSB, HUB etc. This gave me access forward via the glove box opening.
Forum: RV-14 11-09-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,173
Posted By Cwood2000
I completed this project this week and found it...

I completed this project this week and found it to be challenging only because I am 6'1" 200 lbs and 67 years old. it was very difficult to get enough leverage to squeeze the 470-4 rivets, the rest...
Forum: RV-14 11-09-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By Cwood2000
I did talk to builders assist on this today. They...

I did talk to builders assist on this today. They said it is not necessary to rivet the skin during the fuselage stage, you can wait until canopy time, which is what I have done. They said they have...
Forum: RV-14 11-09-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By Cwood2000
Top Forward skin

Curious as to why the plans call for the top forward skin to be riveted so early. There is a lot of wiring and control cables that need to be routed and putting the skin on before that, sure makes a...
Forum: RV-14 08-28-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,708
Posted By Cwood2000
I'm up in Tally, almost finished with wiring and...

I'm up in Tally, almost finished with wiring and started on Canopy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks for the heads up!

Thanks for the heads up!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By Cwood2000
when to pay sales tax

I did a search but couldn't find much on this. At what point can or should I pay sales tax? Can I claim the value up to the finishing kit? I live in Florida.

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 04:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,974
Posted By Cwood2000
If you get a insurance quote at the show from...

If you get a insurance quote at the show from BWI, I think they are in building A. They will give you a nice fold up chair. But I must confess, I carried it around all day and never used it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,155
Posted By Cwood2000
RV Mass Arrival

Is their a RV mass arrival sunday? Not on the notam, but saw in an email, can anyone confirm the time?

Thanks,
Forum: RV-14 06-24-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,411
Posted By Cwood2000
Good job Georgeís!

Good job Georgeís!
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,038
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks for the info, Iíll be there in a couple of...

Thanks for the info, Iíll be there in a couple of months, this will help.
Forum: RV-14 06-13-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By Cwood2000
By chance, I will be meeting some fri nds for...

By chance, I will be meeting some fri nds for lunch in Delaware. Do you have anytime in the afternoon? Sent an IM

Thanks
YellaDawg
Forum: RV-14 06-12-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks, Iíll try to make it

Thanks, Iíll try to make it
Forum: RV-14 06-11-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks, been to. The museum a few times, I'll...

Thanks, been to. The museum a few times, I'll check out. The others!

YellaDawg
Forum: RV-14 06-10-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By Cwood2000
Dayton, OH Vacation from vacation

Will be in Xenia, near Dayton and would love to get a reprieve from visiting in-laws.

Thursday June 14-June 19

I'd love to see your project and pick your brain. Especially if you are wiring or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,014
Posted By Cwood2000
Red Cube

I know this is an old thread, but wanted some thoughts. I was planning on mounting mine inside, just downflow from the pump. Any thoughts?
Forum: RV-14 05-13-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,524
Posted By Cwood2000
I used Zolatone and love it, came out nice. The...

I used Zolatone and love it, came out nice. The only mistake I made was the color of the primer, I used a chromate yellow color, and it took more paint to cover as it was gray, but all in all very...
Forum: RV-14 05-01-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 934
Posted By Cwood2000
Incorrect wiring diagram WH00125

For us Dynon guys. On page 5 of 15, under AFS/Dynon left wing.
Putting on a 9pin DSub to connect to the Adahrs and the colors in the jacketed wire F406 is correct. However, the donít correspond with...
Forum: RV-14 03-17-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,257
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks for the teaponses!

Thanks for the teaponses!
Forum: RV-14 03-16-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,257
Posted By Cwood2000
so the SV-6 vents will fit into the plastic vent...

so the SV-6 vents will fit into the plastic vent housing that comes with the kit? I was wondering if it was the same size.
Forum: RV-14 03-16-2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,257
Posted By Cwood2000
Air vents

I couldn't find a current thread on where I can locate aluminum air vents. Any suggestions?
Forum: RV-14 01-29-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,825
Posted By Cwood2000
Roteseri

Anyone have any plans or designs for one?
Forum: RV-14 01-29-2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,463
Posted By Cwood2000
That is good news, so I don't need a back up...

That is good news, so I don't need a back up battery! Saves much weight
Thanks for. The info!
Forum: RV-14 01-28-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,463
Posted By Cwood2000
Electronic ignition requires a aux electrical...

Electronic ignition requires a aux electrical system
Forum: RV-14 01-28-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,463
Posted By Cwood2000
Aux battery location

I plan on PMags and was wondering where to locate the aux bat. Is there enough room on the inside if the firewall back to back with the primary bat?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 892
Posted By Cwood2000
Anodizing

Does anyone know who will anodize (with dye) a few parts (25) near Tallahassee, Fl?
Forum: RV-14 01-09-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,176
Posted By Cwood2000
yes, I just joined the fuse to the empennage with...

yes, I just joined the fuse to the empennage with no issues.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2017, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By Cwood2000
EZ Pilot

I have a EZ Pilot and Alt Hold coming out of my RV4. I am installing a Dynon Skyview. I love the Trio and have it hooked up to a Garmin 496, Iíll let both of them go a $1,000. Customer service from...
Forum: RV-14 07-25-2017, 04:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,052
Posted By Cwood2000
Completed near Tallahassee

A friend of mine is interested in seeing a completed 14, near Tally. He can fly to you he has a Grumman Tiger. He is interested in QBing a 14a, and would like to see one completed.
Forum: RV-14 06-30-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,740
Posted By Cwood2000
I am about to put the bottom skins on my second...

I am about to put the bottom skins on my second wing. What do you recommend in place of the stuff Van's gives?
Forum: RV-14 06-29-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,026
Posted By Cwood2000
Thanks, that is what Van's told me.

Thanks, that is what Van's told me.
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