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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By RV10Pilot
Matco Brake Fluid...

Matco Brake Fluid Reservoir
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/lgpages/reservoirs2.php?clickkey=4763
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/graphics/6/06-11225.jpg
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-12-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By RV10Pilot
I agree. That does not look like a grounding...

I agree. That does not look like a grounding block. Find the routing of the negative lead from the battery. It may go to a forest of tabs, something that looks like...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By RV10Pilot
For a fine texture you could mix the paint with...

For a fine texture you could mix the paint with extra reducer and spray the final coat with excess air.
Forum: RV-14 01-12-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By RV10Pilot
I would use a backing plate when countersinking. ...

I would use a backing plate when countersinking. I would not add a backing plate to reinforce a less than perfect countersunk hole for this application.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By RV10Pilot
Here is a resource that may help. ...

Here is a resource that may help. https://www.cdtfa.ca.gov/industry/vehicles-vessels-aircraft-guide.htm#Aircraft

To be safe it make make sense to take possession and close the deal when the plane...
Forum: RV-10 01-01-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By RV10Pilot
Not my plane but another option for routing that...

Not my plane but another option for routing that fuel line. It runs above the sump aft and then turns...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-29-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By RV10Pilot
Thumbs up Thumbs up and subscribed. Great video. Keep...

Thumbs up and subscribed. Great video. Keep them coming.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-28-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By RV10Pilot
I have a broken 20K. Would that work?

I have a broken 20K. Would that work?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,512
Posted By RV10Pilot
Do a 4 week taxi to take off program and you can...

Do a 4 week taxi to take off program and you can have the RV10 of your dreams with new avionics and zero time engine.
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-24-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,157
Posted By RV10Pilot
Would these work...

Would these work https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07HQMBM2D/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
I replaced my 8 foot fluorescents about 6 months ago with those LED bulbs and they work...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By RV10Pilot
Put a bench seat in the back of the 10 with seat...

Put a bench seat in the back of the 10 with seat belts for 3 and you will have a 5 place plane. You should be able to keep it within weight and balance at least till your oldest becomes a teenager.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-21-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,169
Posted By RV10Pilot
Get your IFR ticket and then upgrade your panel...

Get your IFR ticket and then upgrade your panel if needed. With the additional knowledge and experience flying IFR your opinion of what you need may change. Especially since an upgrade to current...
Forum: Fiberglass 12-20-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,912
Posted By RV10Pilot
Would West System G-Flex qualify as...

Would West System G-Flex qualify as "similar"?
Forum: RV-10 12-17-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By RV10Pilot
I must be the one that ordered the shorter one. ...

I must be the one that ordered the shorter one. This is what I ordered:
A1 M8 Hinge Eye Endfitting
B0N0F50-100-247/XXXN Gas Spring 4"(100mm) Stroke 10"(247mm) Extended Length Customer Selected Force...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-14-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,281
Posted By RV10Pilot
Minimum or acceptable minimums. Depending on the...

Minimum or acceptable minimums. Depending on the airspace you are flying in the G3x and an ELT would be the minimum, using the G3x gps for navigation. More practical minimums would be the addition...
Forum: RV-10 12-10-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By RV10Pilot
https://planearound.com/ https://img1.wsimg.com/is...

https://planearound.com/
https://img1.wsimg.com/isteam/ip/85ec6025-f02d-4bd9-b354-d9bef14e3672/ecada8bf-6408-4862-b6cf-bb766a2d9eba.jpg/:/cr=t:0%25,l:0%25,w:100%25,h:100%25/rs=w:400,cg:true
Forum: RV-10 12-09-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,446
Posted By RV10Pilot
You don't want to completely block the flow of...

You don't want to completely block the flow of air to the heat muff, just reduce the flow. The heat exchanger needs some air flow. No flow will seriously shorten the life of the muffler and heat...
Forum: RV-10 12-08-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,446
Posted By RV10Pilot
I made my own out of fiberglass. Use a greek...

I made my own out of fiberglass. Use a greek yogurt single serve container and clay to make the form.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,163
Posted By RV10Pilot
67Q is available. Short and Three...

67Q is available. Short and Three syllables.

Tailnum.com seems to be down. It was a nice way to search for available tail numbers.
Forum: RV-10 12-08-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By RV10Pilot
I just mated the two together without doing...

I just mated the two together without doing anything to the already primed quickbuild parts.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,547
Posted By RV10Pilot
Does EAA have anything to say about this? I...

Does EAA have anything to say about this? I could not find anything on there web site.
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By RV10Pilot
The empennage kit will take a lot more time to...

The empennage kit will take a lot more time to complete than the quickbuild wings. The quickbuild wings will go very fast. You may want to consider getting the fuselage kit prior to the qb wings.

A...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By RV10Pilot
Maybe TimO can help

It just a lead that could potentially help. Here is a photo of the instructions. I know it doesn't directly help but maybe you can reach out to TimO and he still has a copy that he would share with...
Forum: RV-14 11-26-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,868
Posted By RV10Pilot
Doug has a bunch of free publications that he...

Doug has a bunch of free publications that he used for studying for the IFR checkride oral portion. here: http://www.vansairforce.net/articles/myIFRCheckride/my_ifr_checkride.htm
Forum: RV-10 11-26-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By RV10Pilot
I used nut plates and #8 countersunk screws. #6...

I used nut plates and #8 countersunk screws. #6 screws would have been fine also.
Forum: RV-10 11-24-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By RV10Pilot
The idea was not mine, so I do not have pictures,...

The idea was not mine, so I do not have pictures, but the final product looks almost exactly like what Paddy shows.

Paddy do you have any specifics on the door edge guard you used?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,331
Posted By RV10Pilot
The 7A with an IO-320 will be lighter, have...

The 7A with an IO-320 will be lighter, have longer range and better fuel. It will be slower and have a longer take off distance. The 360 will have a higher resale value and it will sell faster, all...
Forum: Fiberglass 11-22-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By RV10Pilot
The accompanying video is on youtube. Burt is so...

The accompanying video is on youtube. Burt is so young, but then it was filmed 30 some years ago.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9GTYsNBiaE
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-22-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,652
Posted By RV10Pilot
Added to my Spruce "wish list". Thank you for...

Added to my Spruce "wish list". Thank you for the post.
Forum: RV-10 11-22-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By RV10Pilot
Interior Window Trim

For the inside window trim especially if the cabin top interior painted here is what Cory Bull did. Unfortunately the pictures have disappeared into the ether along with tiny pic. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-21-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,138
Posted By RV10Pilot
Did a search on "The List" and didn't find...

Did a search on "The List" and didn't find anything for VENT-00004, but I did find this:
KNOB KIT FOR RECT. SIDEWALL VENT
BAG 3116
$21.00

Is this a bag with the knob and no.4 screw?
Is it for 2...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By RV10Pilot
Dimple

Don't forget that the rivet holes for the nutplates will need to be dimpled or countersunk so the attachment can sit flush. So there are a few more tools that you will need to have.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-11-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By RV10Pilot
I would assume that you also have this...

I would assume that you also have this document.
http://approachfaststack.com/pdf/literature/Complete%20ApproachFastStack%20PRO-G_RevC_Manual-080205.pdf
I would think you want to wire the transponder...
Forum: Tools 11-11-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By RV10Pilot
"Needed" lol When it comes to tools you can...

"Needed" lol When it comes to tools you can never have too many.

The general guidance on yokes is the same if it is a standard build or quick build, and I can't imagine it changes on which model RV...
Forum: RV-10 11-10-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,599
Posted By RV10Pilot
I would assume that the conversation during the...

I would assume that the conversation during the DAR inspection would make it clear that you did build the plane. Is that sufficient? What documentation would you recommend? Would a handwritten...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By RV10Pilot
Both Office Max and Staples will make spiral...

Both Office Max and Staples will make spiral bound presentation books. On my quick search it looks like officemax will laminate the individual pages but may only be letter size paper. Staples will...
Forum: Fiberglass 11-02-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Posted By RV10Pilot
Thayercraft 7500 9.6 oz

I used 7500 it is a boat or tooling type weave at 9.6 oz/sq yd. I got it from Thayercraft https://www.thayercraft.com/9.6-oz-7500.html You do want to use a bi directional cloth in the 7-10 oz/yd...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-30-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,672
Posted By RV10Pilot
Charlie, Will the Chrysler alternator fit into...

Charlie,
Will the Chrysler alternator fit into the B&C boss mount?
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-24-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,250
Posted By RV10Pilot
I must not do enough night flying, because I...

I must not do enough night flying, because I think the switch layout is grouped by function. Flaps, fuel pump and cowl flaps for take off and landing and enroute going into clouds pitot heat on,...
Forum: RV-14 10-22-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,782
Posted By RV10Pilot
Same with my 10. You need to go through the...

Same with my 10. You need to go through the plans step by step to see what was done and what needs to be completed. Some chapters may have all the steps completed some may be partial and some not...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-22-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,250
Posted By RV10Pilot
From the switches it looks like there is a back...

From the switches it looks like there is a back up alternator so the IBBS provides some battery back up and the back up alternator provides reduced electrical power to run critical equipment. I do...
Forum: Tools 10-22-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,458
Posted By RV10Pilot
That look like a tool that one would say "they...

That look like a tool that one would say "they don't build them like that anymore" Heavy and solid and could last forever. Just make sure it runs and the blade runs true. The 12" throat is a plus. ...
Forum: Tools 10-22-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,458
Posted By RV10Pilot
The Harbor Freight drill press is fine and will...

The Harbor Freight drill press is fine and will get the job done. I had a harbor freight band saw that was great until one of the parts broke and getting a replacement was impossible. So I would not...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-21-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,250
Posted By RV10Pilot
I do like your switch layout. It is set up for...

I do like your switch layout. It is set up for using in-flight, strobe and pitot heat next to each other, boost pump, cowl flaps and flaps within close reach of the throttle.

You may want to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By RV10Pilot
You might want to try Dynon or GRT. Their servos...

You might want to try Dynon or GRT. Their servos will fit in the Tru Trak mounting brackets and I would assume that tru Trak servos would fit in theirs, but you should confirm. You could also check...
Forum: Tools 10-12-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,403
Posted By RV10Pilot
I wish I could stay that organized.

I wish I could stay that organized.
Forum: RV-10 10-12-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,957
Posted By RV10Pilot
A little off topic but you can find them here...

A little off topic but you can find them here https://www.vansaircraft.com/order-a-kit/ Not the easiest to find.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,129
Posted By RV10Pilot
As of July, 2012, Dynon Avionics supplies the...

As of July, 2012, Dynon Avionics supplies the following Kavlico fluid pressure sensors for
monitoring oil pressure, fuel pressure, and coolant pressure:
 Dynon Avionics P/N 101715-000 Kavlico...
Forum: RV-10 10-12-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,957
Posted By RV10Pilot
Carl's point is that the threads cut into the...

Carl's point is that the threads cut into the anchor may not be designed to handle the load.

For the archives, I used 250 pounds of water in six 5 gallon water jugs and it was more than enough...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-06-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,370
Posted By RV10Pilot
At this point I like the paint option better. I...

At this point I like the paint option better. I feel there is too much risk sanding / grinding all the fiberglass away vs the reward.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By RV10Pilot
If it is only a missing chunk repair is the way...

If it is only a missing chunk repair is the way to go. Check out the fiberglass forum here on VAF. Lots of tips and information there. Post a photo in that forum on what the damage is and I am...
Forum: RV-10 10-04-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,957
Posted By RV10Pilot
How do you let it down after it is up

Resurrecting this old thread.
I understand the concept of raising the nose by pulling down the tail with a ratcheting strap. And I am using six 5 gallon jugs of water as my weight. To test the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By RV10Pilot
Are you developing the bracket to work with the...

Are you developing the bracket to work with the AFP purge valve?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-28-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 58,804
Posted By RV10Pilot
here is how it is done on the...

here is how it is done on the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-28-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 58,804
Posted By RV10Pilot
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/yNrXso9DtRNPHwy-...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/yNrXso9DtRNPHwy-aN2pYdaLKGUOmikwNaM1L-gn9m9Dmnl-OCtelGNIjLXqfLa7D5UAERVTIm7DQard09vYidAoc9eSRzPvAlRY_B8LMOsKcDcc7Xdl-q0qrVHKtDOeCP0ucCXe7GUisv7tHm5fWrPOQ_bbDHC2RqKaI7...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-26-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 58,804
Posted By RV10Pilot
Talking Thanks Kyle. I was so Wondering if the could be...

Thanks Kyle. I was so Wondering if the could be too long and you answered that question. Always better to start too big and trim vs to short and starting over.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-25-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 58,804
Posted By RV10Pilot
I am just about ready to cut my baffle seals and...

I am just about ready to cut my baffle seals and drill the holes for the rivets to hold them on. Since there are no dimensions in the plans I am planning on starting with seals 3-1/4" high and...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-24-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,251
Posted By RV10Pilot
From the FAA document "Conducting a Effective...

From the FAA document "Conducting a Effective Flight Review" Page 2 https://www.faa.gov/pilots/training/media/flight_review.pdf
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-23-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,251
Posted By RV10Pilot
Per the FAA "For pilots who have not flown at all...

Per the FAA "For pilots who have not flown at all for several years, a useful “rule of thumb” is to plan one hour of ground training and one hour of flight training for every year the pilot has been...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By RV10Pilot
Curbellplastics ...

Curbellplastics (https://www.curbellplastics.com/)is a supplier of large sheets of kydex....
Forum: Tools 09-23-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By RV10Pilot
9" Ryobi

I picked up the 9" Ryobi, mentioned above, at a yard sale. It could be in better shape but it does the job. I replaced the wood blade with a 3/8" 18 TPI blade and it does a great job on aluminum...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By RV10Pilot
You may get some response from the Chelton users...

You may get some response from the Chelton users group. https://www.cheltonefispilots.com/
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