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Forum: RV-14 10-14-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 763
Posted By Snoho3
Kind of OT, but for what itís worth, I am glad to...

Kind of OT, but for what itís worth, I am glad to have my work bench on lockable castors so that I can move it around. I have a very small shop, but even so it is useful to move the work surface...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-13-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Snoho3
Not much help, but I just installed a parking...

Not much help, but I just installed a parking brake vernier cable and it came with a warning to not extend beyond 3 inches or an internal steel ball would become dislodged. I didnít test it...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-13-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Snoho3
Or ask tech support at FlyQ...

They have been very responsive the few times I have emailed them - notably once on a weekend evening. Good luck with your issue, I will be using a Dynon HDX and FlyQ on my -9A project. Eventually.
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-06-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By Snoho3
I put it in my -9A (still under construction). No...

I put it in my -9A (still under construction). No problems at all but took a bit of head scratching. I am 6í4Ē and like a lot of recline. I think the mod is very worthwhile.

I am building a tip up...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-06-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,729
Posted By Snoho3
Love it. Thanks for sharing!

Love it. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-08-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,167
Posted By Snoho3
Speaking of gas can spouts -

FWIW - The original post started by mentioning what a pain it is to pour gas from a 5 gal can into the aircraft tanks with the new-fangled safety spouts. Maybe I'm the last to realize this, but...
Forum: GPS 08-07-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By Snoho3
Awesome - will PM you. Thanks. Gotta love this...

Awesome - will PM you. Thanks. Gotta love this forum.
Forum: GPS 08-06-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By Snoho3
Brian, Did you ever get any bites on your...

Brian,

Did you ever get any bites on your offer? I installed a new ACK -E04 ELT on my project and am now trying to figure out how to wire up the GPS to it. As electronics and soldering are not my...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-29-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By Snoho3
FS - Tosten CS2 Grips (x2) Plus Relay Deck

I am selling 2 Tosten CS2 grips that I no longer need. They are unused, but have sat in place in my project for almost a year. $75 each. Also have an unused relay deck for sale - $50. PM me if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,528
Posted By Snoho3
Happy to help with setup or whatever else needs...

Happy to help with setup or whatever else needs doing. Or bringing. Will certainly have something special from Seattle to share. Please feel free to PM me if you are handing out assignments.

Lars
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-08-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By Snoho3
Just going through this now...

And ended up putting several modules on the forward side of the sub panel. I plan to have access panels on the skin fwd of the canopy so not a big deal. Suggest you make sure you have enough room for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,682
Posted By Snoho3
Another data point Ė I bought a pair of clarity...

Another data point Ė I bought a pair of clarity aloft earbuds at Oshkosh last year. Flew home with them and along the way compared them to my lightspeed headset. Ended up returning the clarity...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,066
Posted By Snoho3
Thanks for the heads up

And a bigger thanks to the sponsors! Look forward to the party.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,509
Posted By Snoho3
Will be there to help out with whatever is...

Will be there to help out with whatever is needed. Great event last year!
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-07-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 863
Posted By Snoho3
Awesome - thanks Scott. Exactly the type of pic I...

Awesome - thanks Scott. Exactly the type of pic I was looking for. (Others welcome too of course.) going to be pain to get in there and make a cut, but necessary. Did you beef up the sub panel after...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-07-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 863
Posted By Snoho3
Space Behind Panel for an Avidyne 540?

Greetings,

Does anyone have any pics of an Avidyne 540 install from behind the panel? Just getting started on this area and the first thing I ran into is that the distance between the sub panel and...
Forum: ADS-B 04-08-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,881
Posted By Snoho3
I suspect there are a LOT of us waiting til after...

I suspect there are a LOT of us waiting til after OSH to make a decision. Booths with ADSB solutions are going to be crowded!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By Snoho3
Donít see an answer to this...

But I am at the same point in my build and have the same question. Anyone?

Also, a comment - I spent way too much time last night searching for the 5/16 bolts for the brake mounting brackets. Turns...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-27-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,627
Posted By Snoho3
Congrats, always good to hear this type of news -...

Congrats, always good to hear this type of news - gives hope to the rest of us still building! Post some pics please.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 12-26-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,536
Posted By Snoho3
Scott, Great write up - thanks. I got my IFR...

Scott,

Great write up - thanks. I got my IFR ticket in my Cherokee with steam gauges but am really looking forward to completing my -9A which will have the latest from Dynon. The transition will be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By Snoho3
I used the Vanís corregated tubing per their...

I used the Vanís corregated tubing per their directions in my QB wing. Major pain to drill and deburr some of the holes, but it is a rock solid clean installation. Glad I took the time to do it. Good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By Snoho3
Congrats on your project and as a fellow QB...

Congrats on your project and as a fellow QB builder, I appreciate the perspective on the early days.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-01-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,233
Posted By Snoho3
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-20-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By Snoho3
Sikaflex Prep Question - roughing up the plexi - view from the top

Greetings - (Still) getting ready to glue my tip-up canopy to the frame on my -9A. I'm close! I've got great advice and encouragement from several of you off-line for which I am grateful, but I...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-15-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 933
Views: 449,989
Posted By Snoho3
David, Another question for you (thanks for...

David,

Another question for you (thanks for posting the pics...). I see that you installed the ' Almost a -14 Mod'. I have done so as well. How do you plan to close/latch the right side of your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,852
Posted By Snoho3
Good luck and stay safe!

Good luck and stay safe!
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Snoho3
Depending on where you live and what is available...

Depending on where you live and what is available in your area, consider having Van's add some sheet aluminum to your order. .032 is helpful for various mounts and brackets as well as practice...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-15-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,765
Posted By Snoho3
Try Twisp Washington

If you want to make it out to Twisp WA I can set you up with a car and cabin to use as a base of operations. Also a hangar for your plane. Lots of great hiking around as well as other activities....
Forum: RV-14 07-24-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,807
Posted By Snoho3
Suggest taking the lid off the crate, remove...

Suggest taking the lid off the crate, remove contents, flip the crate over and put the QB fuse on top. (Use a moving blanket between the fuse and crate.) it will raise the fuse about 12+ inches off...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,509
Posted By Snoho3
Great pic - plan on some delicious Pale Ale from...

Great pic - plan on some delicious Pale Ale from Monroe WA. Happy to help set up and/or clean up. Will be there early to get things frosty and to see what needs to be done.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,227
Posted By Snoho3
Smile Looking forward to meeting folks. This will be my...

Looking forward to meeting folks. This will be my first time to Oshkosh - I'm getting the idea this is kind of a big deal... hoping I can hang a bit with you RV guys even though my buddy and I are...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-30-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By Snoho3
Sikaflex - what type to use

Have pretty much decided to use Sikaflex for bonding my Tip-Up canopy but am confused about at the multitude of options. 295uv? Or? Can someone please advise which type I should be ordering and good...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-10-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By Snoho3
Bill- thanks for your reply. Appreciate your...

Bill- thanks for your reply. Appreciate your insight. No, I have not made the big lateral cut yet.

Scott - great build log. Really appreciate the time you took to document your process. Wish I'd...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-10-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By Snoho3
Trimming a -9A Tip Up Canopy

I have the canopy sitting for the first time on my fuse as a trial fit. I have already trimmed off the extreme edges of the canopy, back to the tooling markings. I have drawn a line down the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Snoho3
Hey, I live in Monroe... but fly out of Harvey...

Hey, I live in Monroe... but fly out of Harvey (S43), about 5 miles to the west. Let me know if you need any support. Not much in the way of services at Monroe. Safe travels and raise a glass to me...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-13-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 93,596
Posted By Snoho3
Looks great! Appreciate seeing the photo gallery...

Looks great! Appreciate seeing the photo gallery showing the evolution of the design and your thoughts. You are going to turn heads with this one!

Lars
Forum: Northwest 04-26-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Snoho3
I am working on a -9A. Wings and tail are done...

I am working on a -9A. Wings and tail are done and stored at Harvey, fuse is in work at my home. Welcome to stop by to view either or both. Shoot me a PM if you'd like details.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,509
Posted By Snoho3
In!

Looking at the pics from last year, who wouldn't be? One suggestion for us newbies - name tags with home location and model type maybe?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,425
Posted By Snoho3
Another reason to make the pilgrimage.

Look forward to it! Will be great to meet some fellow builders and suppliers.
Forum: Painting your RV 03-22-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,008
Posted By Snoho3
Since you raised the question...

It is very premature for me to be thinking about how I'm going to be finishing my -9A. I have always assumed I'd be painting it. But I have to say - I saw a -12 the other day with a perfectly...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-09-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,048
Posted By Snoho3
Agreed this isn't a safety improvement. And yes,...

Agreed this isn't a safety improvement. And yes, just like in a C172, both latches would have to be checked every flight.

The 'Almost a -14' mod is designed for sliders, however an adjustment/fix...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-08-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,048
Posted By Snoho3
External access would be only on the left side -...

External access would be only on the left side - as it is now per plans. The right side latch would only be internal. Same as it is now. But it would not be connected to the left side, it would...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-08-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,048
Posted By Snoho3
Dual Independent Latches on a Tip-Up

I've installed the Almost A -14 mod on my -9A tip-up. Now to the point where I need to modify some structure for the latching mechanism to accommodate the revised lateral support. I'm wondering if...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-24-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,682
Posted By Snoho3
Well this is an encouraging thread. I've...

Well this is an encouraging thread. I've certainly made my share of dumb mistakes, glad I'm not alone.

My .02$ - I try to always read ahead in the plans so I understand the entire process for a...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-19-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,276
Posted By Snoho3
Thanks Bruce, I saw that on another thread. To...

Thanks Bruce, I saw that on another thread. To deploy the handle you will still need to pull it aft a few inches from the sub panel. My panel isn't laid out yet but I am sure there will at least be...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-19-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,276
Posted By Snoho3
Thanks very much - I missed the call out on the...

Thanks very much - I missed the call out on the plans. It was the end of a long day in the shop... Searching on this forum I see some pics of the quick release handle oriented vertically (downward)....
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-18-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,276
Posted By Snoho3
Hinge pins - Tip Up -9A

Working on the quick release for my tip up canopy. The plans call out an AN438-16 bolt for the hinge pin, which is threaded I believe. But the drawings show an unthreaded bolt. Am I supposed to grind...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,026
Posted By Snoho3
Welcome to the group! I hadn't flown in any RV...

Welcome to the group! I hadn't flown in any RV before I started on my -9A. I've flown once now, and it was a great experience. As is the building process - I never knew what I never knew... I am...
Forum: RV-12 02-08-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,998
Posted By Snoho3
Awesome! Thanks for posting. If your son swings...

Awesome! Thanks for posting. If your son swings though the Seattle area he's got a place to stay at S43.
Forum: Tools 02-01-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,963
Posted By Snoho3
That's nothing- I did that with rivets. No pcs,...

That's nothing- I did that with rivets. No pcs, but I have a big jar of 'Miscellaneous Fasteners' that l'l sell ya cheap!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,428
Posted By Snoho3
All that paper...

is used to start fires in the shop stove. Still have a ton and I am picking up my finish kit next week. Gotta make a new plan.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-09-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,969
Posted By Snoho3
I installed the Dynon heated pitot/AOA on my -9A....

I installed the Dynon heated pitot/AOA on my -9A. haven't flown it yet but the kit and instructions made the installation easy. No issues.
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-27-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,444
Posted By Snoho3
Panel layout software?

I'd like to start laying out panel options for my -9A - can anyone recommend any independent software/programs which would allow me to do that? Then hopefully print and paste full size paper cutouts...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-05-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,277
Posted By Snoho3
Good suggestions all - thanks. I do plan to start...

Good suggestions all - thanks. I do plan to start taping on pics of displays and switches to the panel. It'll make my shop flying that much more realistic, if nothing else.

In fact I just noticed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,003
Posted By Snoho3
Congrats!

Always great to start reading this forum with a success story. Provides motivation for my -9A project. Think I'll head out to the shop and start a fire in the stove to warm the place up - wife has...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-02-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,277
Posted By Snoho3
Thanks!

Thanks very much for the replies and pics. Very helpful! I may wait til I have a better idea of what else I want on the panel before making any cuts and actually moving the rib, but good to know how...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-02-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,277
Posted By Snoho3
Thanks!

Thanks very much for the replies and pics. Very helpful! I may wait til I have a better idea of what else I want on the panel before making any cuts and actually moving the rib, but good to know how...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-01-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,277
Posted By Snoho3
Skyview Display Installation Location on -9A Panel

Building a tip-up -9A. Was able to fasten the panel to the sub structure this evening for the first time and got confused about something. Of course I had to take a minute to sit in the left seat. As...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-23-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 30,411
Posted By Snoho3
Congrats! The more time I spend with my project,...

Congrats! The more time I spend with my project, the more I seem to enjoy it. Hope you will find the same. Look forward to updates.

Lars
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 971
Posted By Snoho3
I installed the mod on my QB -9A. Instructions...

I installed the mod on my QB -9A. Instructions were fine - I think I had to call AntiSplat Aero once with a question, but in retrospect probably should have just figured it out on my own.

Not real...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,938
Posted By Snoho3
How common is this issue?

Getting ready to order my finish kit. Do people normally inspect for this type of flaw prior to begining work? That would require peeling off the protective cover, obviously. Not sure how I feel...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-21-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,648
Posted By Snoho3
Thanks folks - follow up question...

I have already installed nutplates so the floors are removable. Yes, that was a royal pain. But it just seems there is a lot of empty space there, hence my original question.

I like the idea of...
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