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Forum: RV-12 Today, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By rolick22
Very Nice!

Very Nice!
Forum: RV-12 Yesterday, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By rolick22
I got a PM from a member asking if I had...

I got a PM from a member asking if I had permission to fly a drone during the shooting of this video? I want to make this 100% clear. This is what I call, Simulated drone flight. NO DRONE WAS USED IN...
Forum: RV-12 Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By rolick22
Thanks for the correction

Thanks Scott for the correction, I had a feeling that that was the case, but finished the production after the fact. It was a honor building the one week wonder with you and your team, it has given...
Forum: RV-12 08-15-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By rolick22
Oshkosh Airventure 2018 (RV-12iST) With One week wonder

A little bit of my Oshkosh Airventure 2018 With emphasis on RV-12 Aircraft.


https://youtu.be/exU8Gxz_-0c
Forum: RV-12 05-12-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,923
Posted By rolick22
N276VA

Final is out.


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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-21-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,827
Posted By rolick22
That was something!

That was something!
Forum: RV-12 03-19-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By rolick22
http://i63.tinypic.com/116ie0o.jpg

http://i63.tinypic.com/116ie0o.jpg
Forum: RV-12 03-19-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By rolick22
http://i65.tinypic.com/mkn77.jpg

http://i65.tinypic.com/mkn77.jpg
Forum: RV-12 03-19-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,843
Posted By rolick22
If I remember I think they are on the Fuel Pump...

If I remember I think they are on the Fuel Pump Bus.
Forum: RV-12 03-15-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By rolick22
Three supported versions of the RV-12

It was so simple, less then a year ago, when someone asked you "what RV you building"? You simply said the12. But now whether you realize it or not there are 3 versions of the 12.


RV-12 (original)...
Forum: RV-12 03-15-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,063
Posted By rolick22
I'm reading this as two different steps you...

I'm reading this as two different steps you deburr "F-01255-L-1 & -R-1, F-01270-L-1 &
-R-1, F-01270A-1 and F-1270D-L & -R and then you "Break the bottom and aft edge of both side skins

Here is the...
Forum: RV-12 03-11-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,008
Posted By rolick22
That is correct A/C that have not yet received...

That is correct A/C that have not yet received their airworthiness certificate. Me and a boat load.
Forum: RV-12 03-09-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,008
Posted By rolick22
NOTIFICATION 18-02-23

I'm not sure why I'm excited about this after all its just a placard. Perhaps it's the little man in the back if my head telling me that the aircraft I'm building"DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FEDERAL SAFETY...
Forum: RV-12 03-06-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,032
Posted By rolick22
Thank's Scott.

Thank's Scott.
Forum: RV-12 03-06-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,032
Posted By rolick22
I have not, I sent a message yesterday to...

I have not, I sent a message yesterday to Sterling at Vans and sent a followup today and as of 1130 EST No Joy!! Maybe Scott can Help?
Forum: RV-12 03-05-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,032
Posted By rolick22
3 Bolts

Yes 3 bolts.

http://i65.tinypic.com/idvcyt.jpg
Forum: RV-12 03-04-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,032
Posted By rolick22
I second that, there are enough differences in...

I second that, there are enough differences in the structure, fuel system, electrical and engine to warrant another model. I like Mike's idea, "RV-12 Mk1" and "RV-12 Mk2". To confuse things even more...
Forum: RV-12 03-03-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,032
Posted By rolick22
I have thought of that to, but the fuel tank does...

I have thought of that to, but the fuel tank does not attach to the holes or any kind if support structural that are associated with the open holes. The tank is supposed only by three attachment...
Forum: RV-12 03-02-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,032
Posted By rolick22
Riveting of the side skin to F-01204G-L

I'm trying to figure out why I am not supposed to rivet the upper portion of the side skin to F-01204G-L (side Bulkhead). (see RED) I don't see any reason not to, but I yield to the wisdom that is...
Forum: RV-12 02-22-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By rolick22
Thanks Scott for that info. I’m going to cancel...

Thanks Scott for that info. I’m going to cancel the F-01282-L-1 skin despite my love for your 401K, I’m sure I made it up by buying two fuselages and two finishing kits. you can now feel free to get...
Forum: RV-12 02-21-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By rolick22
So Scott your suggesting that I cancel my...

So Scott your suggesting that I cancel my F-01282-L-1 skin (have it coming with the iS finishing kit) with the hole and just go with the finishing kit. Because I took a WAG as to whether I would have...
Forum: RV-12 02-19-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,810
Posted By rolick22
Bottom Skin Differences Old and New

Got some more differances I wanted to share on the old fuselage and the new iS Fuselage. Thought it might be interesting for some to see, that are going to build the new iS, or those who have built...
Forum: RV-12 02-18-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,387
Posted By rolick22
Make sure this rivet (IN RED) is not installed,...

Make sure this rivet (IN RED) is not installed, will make it easier to slide in place. Noticed that its installed on your photos.

http://i66.tinypic.com/2q3wvtj.jpg
Forum: RV-12 02-18-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,387
Posted By rolick22
Two more slots?

Hope this will help but I might not be understand your issue. The ribs over lap the two skins.

http://i65.tinypic.com/f3ci9f.jpg
Forum: RV-12 02-17-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By rolick22
http://i67.tinypic.com/3094k7r.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/3094k7r.jpg
Forum: RV-12 02-17-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By rolick22
Of course I have tried that. “Not available at...

Of course I have tried that. “Not available at this time”, is the answer I keep getting. I keep asking and asking. Sometime soon I would guess.
Forum: RV-12 02-16-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By rolick22
That was the start of what I posted the flange...

That was the start of what I posted the flange has 6 screws that suport it you need to mod your skins if you want it to work correctly. The rest of the skins are with the finishing kit which no one...
Forum: RV-12 02-16-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,095
Posted By rolick22
Only have the FWD skin that has the nut plates....

Only have the FWD skin that has the nut plates. Will need the Aft skin and the cover when I get the finishing kit.


http://i68.tinypic.com/1dzxno.jpg

http://i68.tinypic.com/2ajuo0n.jpg
Forum: RV-12 02-15-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,683
Posted By rolick22
I'm going to say yes on the powder coat because...

I'm going to say yes on the powder coat because the new finishing kit main gear legs are.
Forum: RV-12 02-15-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By rolick22
Yes, the heat now comes from a heat shroud around...

Yes, the heat now comes from a heat shroud around the muffler and it is ducted to pilot and co-pilot side. If you look carefully you will see the holes on either side of the lower fire wall.
Forum: RV-12 02-15-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By rolick22
Talked with Vans today there will be a mod kit...

Talked with Vans today there will be a mod kit later on that can be used for builders (like me) that have the old style F-1283A skin.
Forum: RV-12 02-15-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By rolick22
Correct, the new iS has improved heating for both...

Correct, the new iS has improved heating for both pilot and copilot.
Forum: RV-12 02-14-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,141
Posted By rolick22
RV-12 OLD (ULS) vs NEW(iS) (Firewall)

I wanted to show the difference between the old fuselage and the new iS Fuselage. Thought it might be interesting for some to see that are going to build the new iS, or those who have built the old...
Forum: RV-12 02-14-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,503
Posted By rolick22
Rob H sent you a PM

Rob H sent you a PM
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,503
Posted By rolick22
Great, Thanks for the tip Jim S.

Great, Thanks for the tip Jim S.
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,503
Posted By rolick22
Now does it work?

Now does it work?
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,503
Posted By rolick22
I think its fixed, I have tried two different...

I think its fixed, I have tried two different browsers and my cell, all seam to work. Can anyone confirm that they see the image.
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,503
Posted By rolick22
I will go back and see if I can fix Thanks

I will go back and see if I can fix

Thanks
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,503
Posted By rolick22
RV-12 OLD (ULS) vs NEW(iS)

I wanted to show the difference between the old fuselage and the new iS Fuselage. Thought it might be interesting for some to see that are going to build the new iS, or those who have built the old...
Forum: RV-12 02-01-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,852
Posted By rolick22
Having a lot of trouble too, even using a cherry...

Having a lot of trouble too, even using a cherry max hand puller. I tried the Van way of lubing the stem but no joy. Have had to order more. Thinking of going to find a pneumatic cherry max puller.
Forum: RV-12 01-01-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,455
Posted By rolick22
All buildings of the new RV-12iS is Frozen,...

All buildings of the new RV-12iS is Frozen, waiting for a day above 55 to prime, looks like its going to be a long, long winter of no building. (I'm crying inside)
Forum: RV-12 12-07-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,014
Posted By rolick22
Jim Not yet, put in storage will sell to someone...

Jim Not yet, put in storage will sell to someone someday.
Forum: RV-12 12-05-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,014
Posted By rolick22
iS fuselage

I received my iS fuselage kit about a week ago. Just finished the inventory. Here we go again, take two!!
Forum: RV-12 09-18-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By rolick22
Just wondering Rob H what's your crate date mine...

Just wondering Rob H what's your crate date mine is Nov 20th.
Forum: RV-12 09-17-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By rolick22
John-G is building EAB and is probably 99%...

John-G is building EAB and is probably 99% correct, But what if Vans added something new that we did not expect. For that 1% reason I'm just going to wait until I have the written instructions. It's...
Forum: RV-12 09-16-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,997
Posted By rolick22
I'm in the same boat I also order the lighting...

I'm in the same boat I also order the lighting kit (less the nav lights), I have begged and pleaded with Vans about getting the wiring schematic for the 12iS, and even called Steinair and they...
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,821
Posted By rolick22
The legacy RV-12? Not the RV-12iS?

The legacy RV-12? Not the RV-12iS?
Forum: RV-12 09-02-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,638
Posted By rolick22
lower cowling

If you need a lower cowling thats brand new let me know I have one. PM me
Forum: RV-12 08-29-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 28,520
Posted By rolick22
This is the old style nose fork? But if I'm...

This is the old style nose fork? But if I'm correct the NLG leg has not been modified in any version?
Forum: RV-12 08-15-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,292
Posted By rolick22
Very unlikely that we will see the SLSA this...

Very unlikely that we will see the SLSA this year. More likely first quarter of next year
Forum: RV-12 08-13-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,151
Posted By rolick22
I'm in the same boat, except I have my wings all...

I'm in the same boat, except I have my wings all closed out. I called Vans on Friday and talked with Sterling and yes, you will need an extra Sync wire ran between the two Landing lights. So, yes we...
Forum: RV-12 07-28-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 21,437
Posted By rolick22
Yes your correct about the $75, missed that. I...

Yes your correct about the $75, missed that. I did not ask that because my only interest was the iS option.
Forum: RV-12 07-28-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 21,437
Posted By rolick22
$6,238.00 + $50.00 for iS option and you can also...

$6,238.00 + $50.00 for iS option and you can also use the new fuselage with the ULS engine for $75.00.
Forum: RV-12 07-28-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 21,437
Posted By rolick22
I put down the 25% at Oshkosh, looking for Oct...

I put down the 25% at Oshkosh, looking for Oct shipping
Forum: RV-12 07-28-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,670
Posted By rolick22
I asked that question when I was at the Vans...

I asked that question when I was at the Vans booth and the answer I got was "no, at least supported by vans"
Forum: RV-12 07-27-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 21,437
Posted By rolick22
That's me, I'm selling my old style fuselage....

That's me, I'm selling my old style fuselage. (feels funny saying that) Will use the wings (will need to install a landing light in the Left wing) and the empennage.
Forum: RV-12 07-27-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,292
Posted By rolick22
Yes, as far as I could see there was 3 PTT, one...

Yes, as far as I could see there was 3 PTT, one on the panel, pilots stick and copilots stick, activated my your index finger.
Forum: RV-12 07-26-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,292
Posted By rolick22
RV-12iS Video

I took some quick video of the 12iS when I was at Oshkosh Airventure 2017.


https://youtu.be/e3uERI31fBg
Forum: RV-12 07-26-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By rolick22
Not on the 12 as far as I know. I was hoping for...

Not on the 12 as far as I know. I was hoping for a BOGO! but NO JOY!
Forum: RV-12 07-26-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By rolick22
Yes, at the banquet last night we where told...

Yes, at the banquet last night we where told there will be a S-LSA version, but not until first quarter of 2018. E-LSA fuselage kit is expected to ship late October.
Forum: RV-12 07-25-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By rolick22
He did say there were where having some trouble...

He did say there were where having some trouble with the design. That he was working on an issue with the manufacture. So that why I used the word developing not offering.
Forum: RV-12 07-25-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 21,437
Posted By rolick22
Ryan also said at the banquet that the engine is...

Ryan also said at the banquet that the engine is the 912iS Sport, because he said there was some problems with the iS.
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