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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,358
Posted By 219PB
Just to clarify, if one does a good job of...

Just to clarify, if one does a good job of baffling, they should not need this option? I am getting close to my first engine start, FAA inspection, paint shop date, etc. Donít need another project....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By 219PB
I used a piece of aluminum tubing. It is more...

I used a piece of aluminum tubing. It is more durable to hang a clothes hanger on.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By 219PB
I notched mine

I notched mine
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-18-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By 219PB
Jim, I had to go out of town on business this...

Jim,

I had to go out of town on business this week so I plan to get the wings out of the cradle on Sat or at the latest Sun. Call me at three six one, six four nine, two zero five zero to...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-17-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By 219PB
Wing cradle to give away

I am ready to part with my wind cradle. It was used on an RV-6 but would fit most others. The attached picture was during my build process. If you need better photos, PM me.

It is located at...
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By 219PB
I used this one from Harbor Freight. Did an...

I used this one from Harbor Freight. Did an excellent job.

https://www.harborfreight.com/hydraulic-wire-crimping-tool-66150.html
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-13-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By 219PB
I have an O-360 with ECI cylinders. My serial...

I have an O-360 with ECI cylinders. My serial numbers were on the side of the flange where it connects to the case. I have pictures at home but do not have access to them at the moment.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,168
Posted By 219PB
Paul, I was a subscriber to Kitplanes for years...

Paul,

I was a subscriber to Kitplanes for years before I started my build. That magazine and this forum gave me the confidence that I would not be building my aircraft in a vacuum.

Many...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By 219PB
Congratulations Colin!! Many years worth of sweat...

Congratulations Colin!! Many years worth of sweat has paid off.
Forum: RV-10 05-20-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,666
Posted By 219PB
Have you let most of the air out of the...

Have you let most of the air out of the tires?

Thinking out the box here. What about removing the tires from the rim, laying down a strip of 3/8" thick rubber conveyor material and rolling the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-17-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By 219PB
B&C is going to replace the diodes in the...

B&C is going to replace the diodes in the alternator just because. They were not able to replicate my problem on the bench. Will reinstall and test once I get the alternator and voltage regulator...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-16-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By 219PB
Nope, that was not it. The Vsense wire was...

Nope, that was not it. The Vsense wire was connected to the VPX input terminal. That is my main bus
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-16-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By 219PB
Thanks, I will go and check that right now!

Thanks, I will go and check that right now!
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-16-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By 219PB
I have the Bus Manager installed so the main...

I have the Bus Manager installed so the main contactor is inside this box. Their wiring schematic has the main battery lead and the alternator output going to the same...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-16-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By 219PB
It goes to a 60 amp ANL fuse and then the battery.

It goes to a 60 amp ANL fuse and then the battery.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-16-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By 219PB
Parasitic battery drain

Here is an interesting question for the group. My wiring is now complete and have configured everything that I can until the aircraft is moved to the airport. While completing some other fiberglass...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 04-22-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By 219PB
If you have an REI store in your area, go and...

If you have an REI store in your area, go and visit it. They sell quality gear from several companies.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By 219PB
I removed the powder coating only because I had...

I removed the powder coating only because I had several spots where rust was starting to form. Otherwise, I would have left it in place.
Forum: Painting your RV 04-16-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,287
Posted By 219PB
Very nice Colin. Kudos to you.

Very nice Colin. Kudos to you.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-16-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,572
Posted By 219PB
One of the reasons that oil manufactures loosely...

One of the reasons that oil manufactures loosely talk about an expiration date is the additives. The additives in the oil can and will settle out. Oil that has been sitting for a couple of years...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By 219PB
I put packing tape on my canopy and laid up...

I put packing tape on my canopy and laid up carbon fiber on it. After curing, I popped it off, shaped, sanded, removed the packing tape, and used West epoxy to secure it. Has been holding...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,782
Posted By 219PB
Thanks. McMaster was the least expensive

Thanks. McMaster was the least expensive
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,782
Posted By 219PB
Question on the Fiberfrax. What thickness did...

Question on the Fiberfrax. What thickness did you use? 1/16" or 1/8"?
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-03-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,766
Posted By 219PB
I have a new O-360 that I installed EFII fuel...

I have a new O-360 that I installed EFII fuel injection and electronic ignition. Supposed to put out 195 hp. Will let you know in 6 months.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,117
Posted By 219PB
What about the ones from Vans? On my quotation...

What about the ones from Vans? On my quotation from Glo Custom, they stated installing Vans wing walk material.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By 219PB
My EFII system came with a nice key switch. You...

My EFII system came with a nice key switch. You can ask Robert at www.flyefii.com to sell you one. Sorry I don't have a picture.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,711
Posted By 219PB
I looked at both systems for my build. For me,...

I looked at both systems for my build. For me, it came down to the need (or lack thereof) to integrate other manufacturers into my panel. The Advanced has a lot more flexibility (more complex...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-26-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By 219PB
Here are a few photos of the center tunnel...

Here are a few photos of the center tunnel completed as of now. Later I will build a cover, after phase 1 is complete. Note that the brake, electrical and fuel lines are all fastened on top of this...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-25-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By 219PB
I modified Van's center floor panel with a couple...

I modified Van's center floor panel with a couple of reinforcing angles and nut plates. There are six nutplates. Four are for the fuel system and the other two nutplates are used to fasten an...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-25-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,252
Posted By 219PB
I have a 6A slider and installed (4) 2 1/2"...

I have a 6A slider and installed (4) 2 1/2" computer fans in the glareshield They fit very nicely and spread the air very well across the windshield. More picts on my...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-25-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By 219PB
I see that EFII has changed their fuel filters. ...

I see that EFII has changed their fuel filters. They are a lot more compact. I installed mine in the same location you did but I built a removable tray that the whole assembly can be removed. Not...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-25-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By 219PB
I installed AVEO lights in the wing tips and Baja...

I installed AVEO lights in the wing tips and Baja lights in the leading edges. Everything fit very nicely. If I had to do it over again, I would have installed the four pack Baja lights. They...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-25-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By 219PB
I just used a step drill with the canopy frame as...

I just used a step drill with the canopy frame as a guide. These photos along with others are at my Kitlog...
Forum: Safety 03-20-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,937
Posted By 219PB
Was not even aware of the potential delay. OK,...

Was not even aware of the potential delay. OK, short final, turn on ELT.
Forum: RV-14 03-20-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By 219PB
Installed the parking brake valve on the pilot...

Installed the parking brake valve on the pilot side firewall.

http://www.kitlog.com/photos/project_2399/full/FP10062017A0000Y.jpg

Control cable on the left side of panel. Switch was wired into the...
Forum: Safety 03-20-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,937
Posted By 219PB
Just a thought, has anyone ever discussed...

Just a thought, has anyone ever discussed activating the ELT once you know that you are going to ditch prior to the impact? That way you have some altitude for better range, and in the event it is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By 219PB
I bought a Bison bag when I heard they were going...

I bought a Bison bag when I heard they were going to discontinue production. Still haven't finished the plane thought. Neat design, wraps around the flap tube.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By 219PB
Colin, My website has a couple of pictures of my...

Colin,

My website has a couple of pictures of my wing intersection fairings. Look at them and see if you can get the info that you need. If you do not, let me know and I will go out to the airport...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-14-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By 219PB
Thanks Walt, I will pass this info along. Will...

Thanks Walt,

I will pass this info along. Will give you a call to arrange to do my plane when I take it up to GLO for painting in August.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-14-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By 219PB
How about anywhere in Texas?

How about anywhere in Texas?
Forum: California 03-13-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,289
Posted By 219PB
I am curious about the 30 min NOTAM as well.

I am curious about the 30 min NOTAM as well.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-13-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By 219PB
Propeller balancing near Victoria, TX

I have a friend with a newly minted RV-6A in Victoria, TX that would like to check the balance on his propeller. Does anyone have a recommendation of someone that does this service that is...
Forum: RV-14 03-11-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,759
Posted By 219PB
I just went down to a local electronics shop that...

I just went down to a local electronics shop that had dozens of fans to choose from and Amazon for the grills. Used (4) 2 1/2"...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By 219PB
In Victoria, TX. I have a 6A slider with the mod.

In Victoria, TX. I have a 6A slider with the mod.
Forum: Painting your RV 03-07-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,287
Posted By 219PB
No, I have a slot in August with Glo, right near...

No, I have a slot in August with Glo, right near you. I have to admit that I am not a painter and will relinquish this task to others. Kudos to you for your skills.
Forum: Painting your RV 03-05-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,287
Posted By 219PB
I have been fortunate. There is a RV-7A not far...

I have been fortunate. There is a RV-7A not far from me that I get to fly. Over the past four years, I have acquired 35 hours. I even got to fly to Oshkosh this year in it.
Forum: Painting your RV 03-04-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,287
Posted By 219PB
Looking good Colin! I am about 6 months behind...

Looking good Colin! I am about 6 months behind you.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-19-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By 219PB
Ron, I cannot visualize this 3/4" lip. Do you...

Ron,

I cannot visualize this 3/4" lip. Do you have a picture?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By 219PB
Balancing wheel pants?

This is the first that I have heard of "balancing a wheel pant". Is this something that is in the Vans instructions? If it is, I need to reread the instructions to make sure that I did not miss any...
Forum: RV-14 01-30-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By 219PB
Sorry, That shows my ignorance on the 14 model.

Sorry,

That shows my ignorance on the 14 model.
Forum: RV-14 01-30-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,421
Posted By 219PB
Unless you find a great deal from a source that...

Unless you find a great deal from a source that you will not be using in the future, I recommend that you measure and order just what you think you will need.

I ordered most of mine from Aircraft...
Forum: Texas (North) 01-29-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,835
Posted By 219PB
I have never heard of any of my friends that have...

I have never heard of any of my friends that have completed their aircraft talk about having to pay any taxes. Believe me, they would have complained about it.
Forum: RV-14 01-29-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By 219PB
Mine is a slider canopy and I have elected to...

Mine is a slider canopy and I have elected to build the slider canopy on the fuselage, install my avionics, put on top forward skin, and then install windscreen.

I am just about ready to put on the...
Forum: RV-14 01-28-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By 219PB
Built mine on the fuselage. Perfect fit. Masked...

Built mine on the fuselage. Perfect fit. Masked off the fuselage to prevent epoxy from getting on parts they were not meant to. Would do it the same again. See the Kitlog link below.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-18-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By 219PB
Hard lines are possible. Here are some pictures...

Hard lines are possible. Here are some pictures of my 6. I am told that the 7 has a little more room to work with. The key is to use 1/8" aluminum TIG wire to make a pattern and then bend the tube...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,658
Posted By 219PB
Mine is called "The Mistress". My wife is always...

Mine is called "The Mistress". My wife is always saying, "spending another evening with The Mistress?"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,251
Posted By 219PB
What about just using lacquer thinner sparingly...

What about just using lacquer thinner sparingly on a small piece of rag? Little bit at a time and go slowly.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-18-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,362
Posted By 219PB
Goes well with your tan seats

Goes well with your tan seats
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,861
Posted By 219PB
Terrye, I took some more pictures last night of...

Terrye,

I took some more pictures last night of my battery...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,861
Posted By 219PB
Terrye, I have two batteries installed. The...

Terrye,

I have two batteries installed. The picture below shows the location of the pilot's side battery box. This is an old picture before the rest of the hardware was installed. I did leave...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-07-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By 219PB
Gil, I have the VPX set up on my system with two...

Gil,

I have the VPX set up on my system with two EFIS. Did not install a backup power for them because I installed the Dynon backup batteries. I figured that if the VPX did go "belly up" that it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,053
Posted By 219PB
I agree with Blane. I used option 3, clamped it...

I agree with Blane. I used option 3, clamped it all up, lots of adjusting, custom clamp building, pondered, put a first bead of Sika, pulled the spacers, and then finished with a nice bead. You can...
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