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Forum: RV-6/6A Yesterday, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By kentlik
Enjoyed the video very much. Helpful for an...

Enjoyed the video very much. Helpful for an instrument student.
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-14-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Probably is, I just have a little OCD when it...

Probably is, I just have a little OCD when it comes to the order of things in my mind...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-14-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
That is the estimate from Florida they gave me. ...

That is the estimate from Florida they gave me. I used Merritt, much less money than other suppliers.
I found I can work on the wheels and brakes on the back patio after I get some "honey-doos"...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-13-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
So I am down for a week or more waiting for Sika...

So I am down for a week or more waiting for Sika primer...Arrgh. Picked up some locally form another builder and it turned out to be the wrong stuff...so I am waiting. Waiting is new to me as I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,460
Posted By kentlik
Thank you for the effort, Mike! I just noticed I...

Thank you for the effort, Mike! I just noticed I had not subscribed to this thread thank goodness I found it again!

I was thinking it was a cut on both sides but see it now as only one.
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-11-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By kentlik
Watched a couple videos Jim, nice work there!

Watched a couple videos Jim, nice work there!
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-01-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 24,817
Posted By kentlik
I am working more steady now that I am watching...

I am working more steady now that I am watching your build, Carne. It is a great motivator. I am just trying to keep up the pace with you! Not wanting to see you flying, which would be great, and...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-01-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 24,817
Posted By kentlik
Gotta have a right angle drill...I got one off...

Gotta have a right angle drill...I got one off eBay under $100. I use it all the time. Looking good!
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-30-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Prep for glue

So I had a few moments before going out of town to use more...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-27-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
RVforme, Thank you. I work when there is time...

RVforme,
Thank you. I work when there is time and now have a bit of downtime from the project for work. Back on it toot sweet!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-25-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By kentlik
I can't wait to be able to do this! I was just...

I can't wait to be able to do this! I was just at the coast today working and drove right by and stopped at the blimp hanger. I had to drive...my plane is not done...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-24-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Me too ha ha I work first part of this week...

Me too ha ha

I work first part of this week then I am back on it!

I need an engine mount!
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-24-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 24,817
Posted By kentlik
Fantastic! I bet you are having fun now for sure...

Fantastic! I bet you are having fun now for sure with those wings behind you and doing the ctr section.
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-24-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Ready to prep for gluing the glass on. These...

Ready to prep for gluing the glass on. These pic's really don't show much but wanted to do something this morning, got up too early. ...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-23-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,584
Posted By kentlik
Bruce, Nice to meet you yesterday, thank you for...

Bruce,
Nice to meet you yesterday, thank you for taking the time and talking with me. Or rather me talking your ear off!

Kent
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-22-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Canopy

I have been trimming and trimming and I think I am almost there.

Just a bit more on oneside of the interface with the inner skirt and I think I can glue it up. After prepping it of...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-21-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
I am still sanding the canopy plex. I am...

I am still sanding the canopy plex. I am sneaking up on a good fit and find that
a bit here and a bit there is getting me a good straight fit on the sides where it meets the side inner skirt pieces.
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-19-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Had to belt sand both sides and resand to get to...

Had to belt sand both sides and resand to get to proper size.

Will start the Sika in a day, woo hoo.
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-19-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 24,817
Posted By kentlik
Cramped?! LOL. That looks pretty sweet! I am...

Cramped?! LOL. That looks pretty sweet! I am sure your project will progress rapidly from here on out, the results are so rewarding in magnitude so to speak.
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-18-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 29,093
Posted By kentlik
Nice work going on here! I wish I had started my...

Nice work going on here! I wish I had started my build at a much younger age as you have.
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-17-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Finally got the canopy trimmed to final size! I...

Finally got the canopy trimmed to final size! I think...

Just to 320...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-17-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 24,817
Posted By kentlik
Nice! I have heard tell these can be a pain,...

Nice! I have heard tell these can be a pain, what was your experience?
Mine was bent a little at the rear left side and built a jig to straighten it.

Solve for "X"...always loved math, not too...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-16-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Doing my best and steady as fast as possible,...

Doing my best and steady as fast as possible, thank you!

I was a Dolphins fan for years and have pretty much stuck to college ball
for the last 20 years.
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-15-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Done with skirts forward

Got these hammered out save for a bit of fitting which I will do after I get the
anchor blocks done.

The slider is slightly open in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,100
Posted By kentlik
Like this post

Like this post
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-14-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
skirts

Figuring out the side skirts. I am determined to use aluminum

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1733/42757310382_63004d418d_b.jpg

This side went pretty well, need to trim where the skirt is even with...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-12-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 24,817
Posted By kentlik
All that priming looks good. If you are into...

All that priming looks good. If you are into that sort of thing...lol
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-05-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,898
Posted By kentlik
Why? Say it ain't so!

Why? Say it ain't so!
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-04-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
skirt parts

I have a gig starting tomorrow so might be the last post for a little while, and not much of one at that.

Need to cut canopy sides about...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-30-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 24,817
Posted By kentlik
That is right school will be out for summer!

That is right school will be out for summer!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,994
Posted By kentlik
Thank you, Kyle, for the input! I have bose now...

Thank you, Kyle, for the input! I have bose now and they work well. It is a set I got from the former, now retired, commander of the Oregon Air national guard. He went to fly for Alaska and bought...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,019
Posted By kentlik
Most excellent!

Most excellent!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,994
Posted By kentlik
I am a little slow on the uptake...does this mean...

I am a little slow on the uptake...does this mean you do not like lightspeed ZULU? Who is Phil and what does he make? QT and/or Halo? I am looking for a new headset and appreciate the input.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-29-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 24,817
Posted By kentlik
Hows the hand? The one that was stung by a...

Hows the hand? The one that was stung by a bee?

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/877/27570027677_d1beb6a728_m.jpg
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-29-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Thanks Jeremy! It wasn't all that bad, but I was...

Thanks Jeremy! It wasn't all that bad, but I was on a bit of caffeine.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-28-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,347
Posted By kentlik
Stellar! Unbelievable trip!

Stellar! Unbelievable trip!
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-28-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Thank you, Don! Anticipation is half the fun. I...

Thank you, Don! Anticipation is half the fun. I feel like I made a big leap with this done.

Want to get this on and move to the wings...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-27-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
seperated

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/886/27528869867_a624e63aba_c.jpg

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1733/27528870137_2d686f7205_c.jpg

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1730/41497031365_6e8e4a9642_c.jpg

htt...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-27-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Magnum Cut

Here we go! Magnum cut forthcoming

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1736/27524833777_742b48c809_c.jpg

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1728/41492709285_d42061fe35_c.jpg

The temperature just about...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-26-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Separating the canopy

So far so good

marking jig

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1756/27499459877_f4693f379c_c.jpg

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1732/27499459907_06a62ae3b4_c.jpg

Marked
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-25-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 19,742
Posted By kentlik
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-24-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Don, I can see going with a wet sand of 400 for...

Don, I can see going with a wet sand of 400 for final. I know I will.

Why didn't you just flame polish it! Sheesh..haha

I have another cut to get the final on the rear and figuring the side...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-24-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
cut rear canopy

Got the initial cut done on the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-23-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Sika. It seems to be a better solution all...

Sika. It seems to be a better solution all around Blain. :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-21-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Belt sand with 180, worked well, then random...

Belt sand with 180, worked well, then random orbit hand sander with 220, 320. After I get the final cuts done I will go to 400, no more than that.

Frankly, 320 is probably sufficient but the plans...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-21-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 24,817
Posted By kentlik
DUDE! That is a lot of emory cloth! I guess I...

DUDE! That is a lot of emory cloth! I guess I didn't do as good a job LOL. Scotch Brite wheel and an angle grinder with Scotch Brite little wheels and a file was my route...hope that was...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-21-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Might get warm enough today

Taped off and ready to cut preliminary to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,463
Posted By kentlik
Described my process to a "T"! Now I do have a...

Described my process to a "T"! Now I do have a rebuild going on so it makes sense, but this is not a bad approach. Only got bit a couple times in the process.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-18-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
couple pic's

Did a bit of figuring on initial...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-16-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 24,817
Posted By kentlik
Carne! I think for me 706 was the most fun. ...

Carne!
I think for me 706 was the most fun. Really starting to give it form, and function. I just got a series to do so I am going to be out for some time, so carry on brother builder!

Sorry for...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-14-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
I wasn't! I have been milking this thing...

I wasn't! I have been milking this thing along...a bit here, leave it, come back later or a day or two, look at it. Yep, it's still there! lol.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-14-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Drilled the latch hole

So, I snuck into the garage and drilled the latch hole. Was a bit nerve-racking, but I managed to do it without trouble. I will go with Sika.

Also, I found that my diligently, I thought, placed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,400
Posted By kentlik
Having taken my first checkride less than a year...

Having taken my first checkride less than a year ago I can say, Mary Schue(DPE), turned off the aircraft GPS right when she and I took to the air. Allowed no tablet device or GPS for the diversion...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-07-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Canopy

I got serious about the canopy finally after several days if not weeks.
In Oregon when the sun comes out you better be quick! Got up to
70 plus, but not...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-07-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
I didn't realize how HUGE the passages were in...

I didn't realize how HUGE the passages were in the originals until I made my own. ...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-07-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
I am still working out the canopy frame. I feel...

I am still working out the canopy frame. I feel it needs to be just about spot on to make the following work ordinal or measurable. SO...back to tweaking the frame.
I found that my right side leg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-06-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
skirts

I have been futzing around with the skirts today a little. I have a flair at the back I need to work out. I think I can redrill the extra set of blocks the canopy frame goes into.
I was using the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-04-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Right on Lars! I think that is what I will do! ...

Right on Lars! I think that is what I will do! I need to cut back the glass shown a bit as it is free from the windscreen as well. Not all the way down but far enough to be a problem...Sika...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-04-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Thanks for the info! This is part of the fuse...

Thanks for the info! This is part of the fuse that I am working with previous builders holes. The tubing is held by a #8 screw outside of the fairing.
Seems to work ok. I also found that the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-04-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
Rudder fairings

I didn't get the huevos to cut the canopy again, it was too cold :rolleyes:, so I worked on the rudder farings. Not sure this is how you do it, but another builder used screws and it sounded like a...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-03-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,668
Posted By kentlik
minor update

So the weather has been far too cold to cut acrylic. I have since moved to skirting work:

Here are the side skirts:
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/830/40062879110_559155d11f_c.jpg

Put in the last...
Forum: RV-14 05-01-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,610
Posted By kentlik
Here is Mike Bullocks version of the cabin...

Here is Mike Bullocks version of the cabin interior pin setup:

http://www.rvplane.com/?categoryid=6&dayid=710
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