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Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-29-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,382
Posted By kdedmunds
+1 For training on how to use

The online videos are too simplistic for such advanced avionics. Example: How to integrate Garmin Pilot app with the G3X....
Forum: RV-10 02-25-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,444
Posted By kdedmunds
Skate board material

If you want something that is completely custom, Google skateboard custom grip tape. The possibilities become endless. Requires more decisions:)
Forum: RV-14 02-13-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,392
Posted By kdedmunds
Allan I recently had to once again addition the...

Allan
I recently had to once again addition the wisdom of my wife and admit that she was right and I don’t have the time. We found a finished 14 and bought that. I have the wing kit and empanage...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By kdedmunds
Great Thanks. He may even be be based at he same...

Great Thanks. He may even be be based at he same airport.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By kdedmunds
Transitioning to a tailwheel RV14

In anticipation of transitioning to a tailwheel RV. It has been recommended that a Citabria would be a good plane to fly. Yes I know that the transition training can be done in a tailwheel RV and...
Forum: RV-14 11-07-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
A/C
Views: 1,262
Posted By kdedmunds
Company in Cordelle Ga

There is a company that sells a portable unit. It ways about 40 lbs and can be removed. Arctic Air is the company. They also sell the ice cooler that blows but this one is a ac unit. You do have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2017, 04:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,791
Posted By kdedmunds
According to the local examiner a CFII does not...

According to the local examiner a CFII does not require a current medical to instruct and does qualify to instruct the required 15 hours. I have a good friend who is a wonderful instructor and pilot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,165
Posted By kdedmunds
Definitely not what I did...

I was in HBC and left Wednesday morning. The directions were to wait until the Airport was open. ATIS would indicate. Pull your plane out of the camping spot and start your engine. Taxi towards...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-31-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,982
Posted By kdedmunds
Hands down I would..

Recommend getting a DRDT 2. I started out using the C-Frame and was very unhappy with the results. I was able to get my hands on a DRDT as well as a set of Cleveland dies. The dimples are very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,619
Posted By kdedmunds
Thanks for your reponses

I appreciate the info and the direction. See you there
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,619
Posted By kdedmunds
Camping in HBC?

My son and I are headed to Oshkosh this year for our first attempt at camping along side out RV6A. A couple of questions come to mind...

First of all I understand that this year there will be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By kdedmunds
Thanks for the help

The light is on its way... Any ideas on the rivets?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By kdedmunds
Bump

I think I'm closer to figuring out the picture deal
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By kdedmunds
RV 6A landing lights?

I'm in the middle of the condition inspection and the landing light is out. Is this a light that Vans sells? Is there a better option that is plug and play for the most part? ...
Forum: Alternative Engines 05-29-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 16,044
Posted By kdedmunds
Experimentation is great

Looks like the comments here are all supportive of the direction you have taken with YOUR plane. As so many like to say "build the plane you want... Not the one others want you to." My two cents...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-07-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,649
Posted By kdedmunds
I had the same issue

On the first annual inspection of my 6A. The IA noticed that the counter weights were loose. I had to remove the elevator for another issue (can't remember why). While I had it off I simply secured...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-07-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,143
Posted By kdedmunds
Just search youtube for eating oreos in a plane

Just search youtube for eating oreos in a plane
Forum: RV-14 02-07-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,537
Posted By kdedmunds
I can't get the pictures to work

Thought I followed directions for the pics. Maybe that's the problem...
Forum: RV-14 02-07-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,537
Posted By kdedmunds
What have I done wrong?

I have made it the step 8-12 on the empanage and am starting to cleco the HS spar together. My experience has been if it doesnt go totgether i did something wrong. It has happened a couple of...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-05-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,557
Posted By kdedmunds
I have a three blade that....

Craig was building for his own RV-6. I love the look of the 3 blade and it runs smoother that the previous prop. I'm very happy with the performance of the prop. I was told that a 3 blade would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,307
Posted By kdedmunds
Plus one on the DRDT-2

I did the same thing dimpling the vertical stabilizer with the c-frame. Thought everything was going well till my 14 year old son said "Dad, you made a mistake". Got a hold of the DRDT and haven't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,260
Posted By kdedmunds
effective spider control

Just something to thinks about... Bug bombs are rarely effective against spiders. Your doing the most effective method of spider control. Vacuum and knocking down the webs. Good luck,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,240
Posted By kdedmunds
Rudder extentions RV-6A

We currently have two planes a Cessna 182 and a RV 6A. My wife, who is also a pilot has finally decided that she would like to start flying the RV. We had to put on extensions to the rudder pedals...
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,217
Posted By kdedmunds
Counter sink angle?

I wish I could find the reference to 82 degree angles for Countersink but I cant and following a discussion with the good people at Cleveland tools I understand that ALL aviation countersinks are 100...
Forum: Propellers 08-04-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,988
Posted By kdedmunds
It does require some modification

I replaced my 2 blade wood prop for a three blade Catto Prop. After all the instalation was don I sat back and admired a beautiful prop and the attached plane. Took to the air and enjoyed the...
Forum: California 06-30-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,850
Posted By kdedmunds
Times two

I would echo the above. I purchased a RV 6 in Salem, OR. My wife and I flew out and I had several days of transition training. We flew back together to Florida from Salem. It was an incredible...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,066
Posted By kdedmunds
Ron Alexander?

Does anyone have contact information for Ron Alexander in Griffin, Ga? I understand his class can shorten the learning curve significantly. Thanks
Forum: RV-14 06-22-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,215
Posted By kdedmunds
What size rivet shaver?

What size bit do you need for the Shaver?
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,377
Posted By kdedmunds
That makes alot more sense

I guess I have a few more to drill out...
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,377
Posted By kdedmunds
it is possible

I will have to consult with Vans. The plans definitely call for machine countersinking the doubler and dimpling the spar to match. They also note that the head of the rivet be on the aft side. The...
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,377
Posted By kdedmunds
Thanks Larry

What did you do to make them appear? "This should work" is that for the pictures or the rivet? Thanks Again
Forum: RV-14 06-13-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,377
Posted By kdedmunds
http://<a...

http://<a href="http://s12.photobucket.com/user/kdedmunds/media/image.jpg2_zpskjxebt67.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a202/kdedmunds/image.jpg2_zpskjxebt67.jpg"...
Forum: RV-14 06-13-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,377
Posted By kdedmunds
http://http://s12.photobucket.com/user/kdedmunds/m...

http://http://s12.photobucket.com/user/kdedmunds/media/image.jpg2_zpskjxebt67.jpg.html
Forum: RV-14 06-13-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,377
Posted By kdedmunds
Rivet Question

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So I'm working on the Vertical...
Forum: RV-14 05-27-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,057
Posted By kdedmunds
I am interested in using the Numax...

I have talked to Mark at Numax and I think this is the way to go. I do notice that yokes are not included or sold. What yokes have you found useful and or needed? Thanks
Forum: RV-14 04-24-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,056
Posted By kdedmunds
At Sun nFun

one of the reps said $85000 with new engine and prop. That did not include avionics. Or paint I imagine
Forum: RV-14 04-04-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,876
Posted By kdedmunds
I'm going to take a guess and say you bought the...

I'm going to take a guess and say you bought the empanage and wings from Tony in Sebastian. I looked at them in December but couldn't get pull the trigger at the time. It was a wonderful visit and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,008
Posted By kdedmunds
Have two halos.

I have a two David Clarks, a Bose and two Halos. I love use the Halos never used clarity aloft but the halos work so well I don't think I could justify the extra money. And I'm pretty good at...
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 03-12-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,587
Posted By kdedmunds
And I quote....

"Build the plane you want, not the plane others want you to build!"
:D:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By kdedmunds
Thanks for the help

Thanks for the responses. The pans were painted in place so that helps with knowing how to overlap them. I will start the all the screws first. I have three that I can't seem to line up. I can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By kdedmunds
Question on the seat pan for -6A

I am closing up the inspection panels etc after having the condition inspection done and have just the pilots seat pan to screw in so the A&P can do his final looks and I can start flying again. For...
Forum: RV-14 01-29-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,261
Posted By kdedmunds
Thanks

I appreciate the info. Thanks
Forum: RV-14 01-29-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,261
Posted By kdedmunds
Fuel Burn with the 390?

Im sure Im looking in the wrong place but i cant seem to find fuel burn for the 390. Could someone point me in the right direction?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,514
Posted By kdedmunds
Moving Wings and Empennage

I need to move completed wings and Empennage for an RV 14 about 300 miles. I have a 17' by 6' by 6' enclosed trailer. Any advice on making the move safe and sound?
Forum: RV-12 12-15-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,111
Posted By kdedmunds
Quote: Originally Posted by WingedFrog This is...

Quote:
Originally Posted by WingedFrog
This is a builders site and the first thing builders learn when they start a project like the RV-12 is humility because there are things we do not fully...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-14-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 24,422
Posted By kdedmunds
Piling on and in

I see your still sending plans. Could I get a set as well? Kent@paulspest.com
Thanks
Forum: RV-14 12-10-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 79,233
Posted By kdedmunds
What is an r2d2 c frame?

I got all the other recommended tools but don't understand that one
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,150
Posted By kdedmunds
I would think the biggest limitation is the...

I would think the biggest limitation is the budget. I purchased my 6A with 136 hours of total flight time in a C182. After 5 hours of transition training my wife and I flew it back from Portland to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-05-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,199
Posted By kdedmunds
Wink "I believe they already have their own ADHARS...

"I believe they already have their own ADHARS unit that will read pressure altitude and airspeed. And it's probably just a matter of time before someone makes an adapter unit that picks those...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-02-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,199
Posted By kdedmunds
I saw and spent quite a bit of time at the aero...

I saw and spent quite a bit of time at the aero glass booth. I came real close to joining their beta program and buying a set of glasses. However unless you're using the iLevel AW, (this is the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-02-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,437
Posted By kdedmunds
Just got the fuel selector I ordered at Oshkosh. ...

Just got the fuel selector I ordered at Oshkosh. Was starting to wonder. BTW, Andy, the rep was great and I really enjoyed talking to him.
Forum: Propellers 09-02-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By kdedmunds
I just put a three blade catto on my rv 6. So...

I just put a three blade catto on my rv 6. So much quieter Dont feel like I gave up much in the way of climb out and I'm cruising faster. Call Craig tell him what you want and he will deliver.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,810
Posted By kdedmunds
No has mentioned the ilevil

I took the opportunity to look at the ilevil brand of receivers while in Oshkosh this year. I currently have the dual 170 but will be upgrading to the iLevil AW. This is the one that connects to...
Forum: Fiberglass 08-10-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,994
Posted By kdedmunds
Just saw your post. I have the same thing on an...

Just saw your post. I have the same thing on an rv 6. Just wondering what you did for it?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,508
Posted By kdedmunds
Fuel lines

I am the current owner of an RV6A that was built by another. The plane flies great and I have close to 200 hours in it since purchase last April. There are a few things I want to change (imagine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,239
Posted By kdedmunds
You may also look for contamination in the...

You may also look for contamination in the fiberglass. I have the same problem and attributed it to heat also. However in seeking an answer to prepping the surface for repaint I found that this is...
Forum: RV-12 05-25-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,524
Posted By kdedmunds
Halo

I have two of then and have been very pleased with the way they fit and the noise canceling. Since they hang over the ear they work better with sunglasses that have a straight earpiece rather than...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-27-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,735
Posted By kdedmunds
carb heat

I have a 2006 RV6A. The Carb heat is the stock heat that has no effect on the engine. I understand that Vans has a modification that is much more effective. I see some of the heat attachments but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,212
Posted By kdedmunds
Just needed to gather a little info so I could...

Just needed to gather a little info so I could respond. BTW Thanks for all the interest. I have been using the indicated airspeed in MPH on the installed Dynon 10A The engine is a Lycoming IO 320....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,212
Posted By kdedmunds
Common Drag locations?

Several months ago I purchased an RV-6A. The owner claimed 170 mph while sipping gph. I did my homework prior to the purchase and understand those numbers to be common. I love the plane and it...
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