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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-25-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By PeterP
Hi Larry, if you're not happy with the look after...

Hi Larry, if you're not happy with the look after you have driven them from outside you can use a back riveting tool from the inside with low pressure still with a dolly outside and bring them back...
Forum: RV-4 04-03-2017, 01:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,958
Posted By PeterP
RV4

Hi Adrian,

please check your PM box
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,218
Posted By PeterP
Hop Off Point for Tassie

Hey Vlad, got the perfect place for the hop off point to Tassie, bed, hangar, beer and food. Very special discount (free) for much travelled ruski.
google buckley international bnb.

cheers Pete
Forum: RV-3 08-21-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 125,749
Posted By PeterP
90% finished 90% to go

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Forum: Visual Flight Rules 06-17-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,150
Posted By PeterP
Mark, Would suggest you contact Dave Foord, the...

Mark,

Would suggest you contact Dave Foord, the auto pilot man in your area, used to compete in a FP six and I'm sure would give you some tips.

Regards Peter
Forum: RV-3 01-21-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,144
Posted By PeterP
Hi David, I did slow build because of extra cost...

Hi David,

I did slow build because of extra cost of freight and our GST, but they are just like the others except they are smaller and have no holes. The lighting holes in the leading edge are...
Forum: RV-3 01-15-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By PeterP
Larry, The pieces you quote I think are the...

Larry,

The pieces you quote I think are the bottom skins just aft of the spar, the piece your looking for came nearly the right size in my kit. Think I had to cut it for length, width of the...
Forum: RV-3 11-05-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By PeterP
Larry, I agree with everything you observe,...

Larry, I agree with everything you observe, having said that I increased the inboard spar to spar distance just enough so that when I drilled the hole in the horns for the centre bearing the flat on...
Forum: RV-3 11-04-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By PeterP
I`m having the same problem Larry, even with the...

I`m having the same problem Larry, even with the rear spar notched the weldment hits the lower bolt heads. I will probably sub these with C/S head AN3 instead of cutting and rewelding unless anyone...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-14-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,162
Posted By PeterP
Sometimes high CHT can be related directly to...

Sometimes high CHT can be related directly to fuel flow, or lack of I should say. Everything else can be perfect but if there`s not enough fuel for the HP it will be high CHT. I have a mildly hotted...
Forum: RV-3 07-15-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By PeterP
Rear spar carrythrough

Thanks for your reply's, I admit I was concerned about edge distance more than main to rear spar, I built the wings and the fuse distance between spars couldn't be better.
I built the flaps longer...
Forum: RV-3 07-13-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By PeterP
Rear Spar Carrythrough

Hi Guys,

For you guys that have been there, is there any reason I can't leave this loose until I fit the wings, drill the rs attach holes centre then drill and fix it in to the fuse.

thanks Peter...
Forum: RV-3 06-04-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,130
Posted By PeterP
Miscellaneous

Hope itís ok to start a thread instead of answering on the sticky.

Louise, thanks for the offer on the photos but I must admit I have been looking at your great album and any other sites or links...
Forum: RV-3 06-02-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 43,745
Posted By PeterP
Wing Rivit Layout

Katie, if you think the emp drawings leave a bit to be desired, try the wing drawings and I'm sure the fuse drawings are a bit worse. The Q/B wings are a little more expensive now, and especially to...
Forum: RV-3 02-26-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 43,745
Posted By PeterP
Hi Mike, Thanks for the heads up on the stick...

Hi Mike,

Thanks for the heads up on the stick force, will work with horns as they are. I think I will be able to get 2 1/16 or so between spars and still get the 1/4 bolt through the centre bearing...
Forum: RV-3 02-24-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 43,745
Posted By PeterP
Hi Mike, You are correct, horns are bigger in...

Hi Mike,

You are correct, horns are bigger in every way. If I leave inboard rod end at 7/8 instead of 3/4 I get minimum control deflection, will think about a fix for that in time, will 4 1/4 to the...
Forum: RV-3 02-24-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 43,745
Posted By PeterP
Elevator Horns

Hi Guys,

Not sure if I`m in the right place or not but here goes,
Fitting elevators to HS to drill horns for centre bearing, set rod ends to 3/4 to get 2" between spars but horn hits attach bolt on...
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