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Forum: RV-12 10-18-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By Azjulian
check the idle stops (the brass stops that you...

check the idle stops (the brass stops that you lock in position with the tiny allen key) its easy to have those setup to prevent you getting to a low enough throttle cable position.
Forum: RV-12 10-11-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By Azjulian
I have both, glareshield is a perfect fit, no...

I have both, glareshield is a perfect fit, no trimming I masked off my glue areas and painted the rest, then used fuel tank sealer to glue on (which I believe was specified in the plans)

The side...
Forum: RV-12 10-09-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By Azjulian
out of interest if you build an Rv-12 e-ab is it...

out of interest if you build an Rv-12 e-ab is it still light sport ?
Forum: RV-12 10-07-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,645
Posted By Azjulian
I would check on the ground when you lower the...

I would check on the ground when you lower the flaps thatís the flaperon stays parallel with the wing along its length and that with a straight edge the edge of the flaperon is straight. Check that...
Forum: RV-12 10-07-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By Azjulian
Thatís under the baggage floor

Thatís under the baggage floor
Forum: RV-12 10-07-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By Azjulian
In the tailcone mounted on the ceiling just...

In the tailcone mounted on the ceiling just behind the baggage compartment
Forum: RV-12 10-02-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
Posted By Azjulian
Great Iíll try to make it out there

Great Iíll try to make it out there
Forum: RV-12 10-02-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,944
Posted By Azjulian
And / or if you turn sidetone off completely on...

And / or if you turn sidetone off completely on the radio do you still get the noise ? That would determine if itís introdroduced through the sidetone circuit
Forum: RV-12 10-02-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,944
Posted By Azjulian
If you disconnect the just the mic plug of your...

If you disconnect the just the mic plug of your headset do you still get the sound ?
Forum: RV-12 10-02-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
Posted By Azjulian
Nice. Next time I see your plane Iíll have to...

Nice.

Next time I see your plane Iíll have to take a look at how you set that up
Forum: RV-12 10-02-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
Posted By Azjulian
Canopy lock

Does anyone have a picture of what the canopy lock looks like on the new 912is RV12 ? Wondering if I wait for that to be available, or is it already ?
Forum: RV-12 10-01-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,897
Posted By Azjulian
Hey Ric - I think that will have been me :) good...

Hey Ric - I think that will have been me :) good to meet you Mark and I are good friends and I am the guy over at deer valley with the RV12.

We should all meet up over at Glendale with Rich.

Julian
Forum: RV-12 09-23-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,847
Posted By Azjulian
SOLVED!

I have to give all the credit to Scott for making me recheck my work to clean the carbs. I dissembled and with a clean white rag in place blew compressed air into all the carb ports.

I stuck the...
Forum: RV-12 09-21-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,847
Posted By Azjulian
Thanks for the offer on going to see Roger Rich, ...

Thanks for the offer on going to see Roger Rich, Iíll let you know !
Forum: RV-12 09-21-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,847
Posted By Azjulian
Iíve checked the return both by validating the...

Iíve checked the return both by validating the hose is correct and that return fuel is seen in the filler neck.

I am running 100LL to help eliminate fuel contamination.

Hopefully I will be able to...
Forum: RV-12 09-18-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,847
Posted By Azjulian
I have the carb stripped down on the bench, going...

I have the carb stripped down on the bench, going through everything very carefully right now.

I'll update towards end of the week, when I've had a chance to do the work

I did measure the floats...
Forum: RV-12 09-17-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,847
Posted By Azjulian
Ok I'll take that carb apart and go through...

Ok I'll take that carb apart and go through everything with a magnifying glass, if there is something it's incredibly stubborn and yes very random and very frustrating.

It seems like a big problem...
Forum: RV-12 09-17-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,847
Posted By Azjulian
Plagued by engine stumbling...

I have posted about this before and I thought that I was past the issues, but they seem to have started again. At full throttle I occasionally get an engine stumble, this happened again today twice...
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,663
Posted By Azjulian
you can turn it on - as the red fuel flow cube is...

you can turn it on - as the red fuel flow cube is connected to the G3x. the problem is that because of the return flow of fuel that isn't metered you are never going to get accurate readings...
Forum: RV-12 09-02-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Azjulian
Don - could you post a picture, side on and then...

Don - could you post a picture, side on and then from the top ? Wondering what you have going on
Forum: RV-14 08-30-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By Azjulian
I steered towards the 14 because I was so spoilt...

I steered towards the 14 because I was so spoilt building a 12, the instructions and kit quality are amazing. The 12 just took me 12 months from start to finish.
Forum: RV-14 08-30-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,330
Posted By Azjulian
RV14 performance

What sort of climb performance are those of you who have completed their 14s getting ? Specifically I'd be interested in climb at 6000 and 8000'. With OAT of 80 degrees.

As I think more about the...
Forum: RV-12 08-28-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,524
Posted By Azjulian
I didn't read Scott was "minimizing", I...

I didn't read Scott was "minimizing", I understood from his post that the nose fork was designed to a standard. The reinforced fork is designed to far exceed that standard I think that is a sign of...
Forum: RV-12 08-27-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,807
Posted By Azjulian
The engine is so light that when I installed I...

The engine is so light that when I installed I had two people hold the engine while I guided onto the mount, makes install really easy.
Forum: RV-12 08-18-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,766
Posted By Azjulian
That looks great !

That looks great !
Forum: RV-12 08-17-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,766
Posted By Azjulian
Hey CT - my vinyl is holding up well. The...

Hey CT - my vinyl is holding up well.

The colours have a metallic grey underside that blocks the any under surface colour bleed through. (The 3M product)
Forum: RV-12 08-16-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,754
Posted By Azjulian
If you have a solid layer of primer laid up prior...

If you have a solid layer of primer laid up prior to assembly this could also cause grounding issues, you may want to validate your grounds
Forum: RV-12 08-16-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By Azjulian
Disconnect the wires to the jack under the seat...

Disconnect the wires to the jack under the seat and trace back until the interference stops. That will help uo trace when the noise is introduced
Forum: RV-12 07-23-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By Azjulian
I should search my own documents first ! Right...

I should search my own documents first !

Right there, now I feel stupid !
Forum: RV-12 07-23-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By Azjulian
phase 1 log entry

I have searched but I cant really find a definitive answer...

What is the correct language to put in your aircraft log book on completion of phase 1 for the RV12 ?
Forum: RV-12 07-20-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,877
Posted By Azjulian
That's really interesting from the image that...

That's really interesting from the image that option looks like the integration of a GTN 6xx which would allow you to execute GPS precision IFR apppraches and by the look of that panel replace the...
Forum: RV-12 07-19-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,225
Posted By Azjulian
Prices are all supply and demand, there aren't...

Prices are all supply and demand, there aren't any 912is 12s available for sale so I'm not sure how that could impact the used market yet. And it's realistically going to be 6m to a year before we...
Forum: RV-12 07-19-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,897
Posted By Azjulian
Ueli - how accurate is your scale ? And how long...

Ueli - how accurate is your scale ? And how long did you have those floats sitting exposed to fuel ?
Forum: RV-12 07-18-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,225
Posted By Azjulian
I have replaced my batteries on motorbikes with...

I have replaced my batteries on motorbikes with lithiums, they crack way better and the first time I got one shipped I honestly thought they shipped an empty box they are ridiculously light compared...
Forum: RV-12 07-17-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 15,225
Posted By Azjulian
That's really cool. Be really interesting to see...

That's really cool.

Be really interesting to see what has been changed as the IS is 14lbs heavier than the ULS. And how easy it is to retrofit, especially as an option for people when they get to...
Forum: RV-12 07-17-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By Azjulian
All you need to do is put that file into the...

All you need to do is put that file into the "garmin" folder on your SD that you use in your display and it will be made available.
Forum: RV-12 07-17-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By Azjulian
Here you go. I just use it as reference only and...

Here you go. I just use it as reference only and until thoroughly checked out please don't use this in place of the Vans POH...
Forum: RV-12 07-15-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By Azjulian
I setup the RV12 checklist using the editor and...

I setup the RV12 checklist using the editor and have it available on the G3x it was pretty simple. Happy to share it.
Forum: RV-12 07-08-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,349
Posted By Azjulian
Roger Lee did a bunch of testing of props, 2 and...

Roger Lee did a bunch of testing of props, 2 and 3 blade - he found that as long as you set for 5500 WOT in flat and level there was no...
Forum: RV-12 07-07-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By Azjulian
its failing of the paint adhesion to the surface...

its failing of the paint adhesion to the surface in some way, so either that part was primed with something different before assembly or it had something on it that wasn't cleaned off properly before...
Forum: RV-12 07-02-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,581
Posted By Azjulian
I too fretted about the fiberglass, I really...

I too fretted about the fiberglass, I really don't know why now... it's basically paper mashe. Just like painting etc make sure you put tape at the edges and use paper to keep resin off the aluminum...
Forum: RV-12 07-02-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By Azjulian
A friend of mine had this problem with his RV12 -...

A friend of mine had this problem with his RV12 - I went through the entire caliper on that side looking for the issue. I then closely inspected the pads and saw a slight crack in them around the...
Forum: RV-12 06-27-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,377
Posted By Azjulian
I built my wings last and I did exactly what Joe...

I built my wings last and I did exactly what Joe suggested.

I also completed my plane using one bay of a three car garage, in mine I was able to have the vertical and horizontal stabilizer...
Forum: RV-12 06-25-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,599
Posted By Azjulian
Could you take some video and record this...

Could you take some video and record this happening ?
Forum: RV-12 06-21-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,561
Posted By Azjulian
I have black leather seats and interior and live...

I have black leather seats and interior and live in Arizona. I have noticed zero difference between that interior and the SLSA I fly. If you plan on leaving the plane outside or not using the...
Forum: RV-12 06-20-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
When I cleaned the carb out I hadn't unscrewed...

When I cleaned the carb out I hadn't unscrewed the jet that is located in the fuel bowl. I unscrewed that jet and cleaned it and then blew out the area it screws into and I saw something black fly...
Forum: RV-12 06-19-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
I'm pretty certain I have solved it, but I need...

I'm pretty certain I have solved it, but I need to do a flight test and it is too hot here right now (120F). But I will report back
Forum: RV-12 06-19-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,094
Posted By Azjulian
there are a couple of things to take into account...

there are a couple of things to take into account with the 12 that really make the decision to build / buy a different plane difficult if your mission is VFR and you are making cross countries of a...
Forum: RV-12 06-17-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,051
Posted By Azjulian
Looks great !

Looks great !
Forum: RV-12 06-05-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
I just did some testing on my fuels lines and ran...

I just did some testing on my fuels lines and ran fuel for 5 mins at each point

Before mechanical fuel pump
28 gph displayed on gauge
I filled 2.4 gallons in 5 mins

Outlet of mech pump (21.4 gph...
Forum: RV-12 06-04-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
Jim - of course now I understand what you mean,...

Jim - of course now I understand what you mean, yes I will check that tomorrow.

David - yes its the engine note change that really gets your attention and you can hear it stumbling with a bit of...
Forum: RV-12 06-04-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
sorry Jim - I meant to say I do have the...

sorry Jim - I meant to say I do have the fiberglass shroud over my engine fins connected to the scat tube on the left.

its the new vented tank

the vent line terminates near the base of the filler...
Forum: RV-12 06-04-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
on the return flow - that was a suggestion that...

on the return flow - that was a suggestion that Vans tech support had. I disconnected line at return (on firewall) and at the fuel pressure sensor. I confirmed that the restrictor was in place on...
Forum: RV-12 06-04-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
next time I fly I will check the ignition test in...

next time I fly I will check the ignition test in cruise as you suggested
Forum: RV-12 06-04-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
In the video I put a link to above, the plane is...

In the video I put a link to above, the plane is on the ground at WOT the same symptoms occur, stumbling, EGT gap. I test switching off the ignitions alternately and they have no impact to the...
Forum: RV-12 06-04-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
it does have a solid climb rate, I am using the...

it does have a solid climb rate, I am using the FAA co-pilot allowance to do my phase I so its weight is 1250 in the tests at takeoff. climb rate is around 700fpm.

This is what happens when the...
Forum: RV-12 06-04-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
Log of...

Log of...
Forum: RV-12 06-04-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
Scott - I understand exactly what you are saying...

Scott - I understand exactly what you are saying and I wasn't there when friend tested so let's exclude that data. But what I can tell you with certainty and I'll post an image of the log (when I...
Forum: RV-12 06-04-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
HinJim - yes that oil came with my engine, and I...

HinJim - yes that oil came with my engine, and I bought a new oil filter to replace the one that was on the engine when it shipped. I performed the oil purge procedure and tested each of the lifters...
Forum: RV-12 06-03-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
I unplugged my EGT lead prior to ensure that I...

I unplugged my EGT lead prior to ensure that I could be a 100% on which lead was giving the higher reading.

I have to say I'm completely out of ideas now and seriously concerned that I am going to...
Forum: RV-12 06-03-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
Scott - can I confirm your concern, from your...

Scott - can I confirm your concern, from your message I'm reading that you would expect the static WOT RPM to be lower than the climb WOT RPM and then that cruise WoT RPM ?

We are just not seeing...
Forum: RV-12 06-03-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,533
Posted By Azjulian
Hi Scott - I apologize if you feel that I am...

Hi Scott - I apologize if you feel that I am ignoring advice. I'm actually trying to attack this in a very methodical way. On my last flight I checked exactly what you asked, with my 5100-5200...
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