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Forum: RV-14 11-05-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By YoVuelo
Can’t say without a picture, but to pull the tank...

Can’t say without a picture, but to pull the tank further towards the spar, it sounds like you may have the splice strip on the inside of the W-1008-R leading edge rib. The splice strip should be...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-24-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,368
Posted By YoVuelo
I tested my tanks using the manometer method. I...

I tested my tanks using the manometer method. I waited till both were completed and set them up side by side on individual manometers. I "calibrated" the fluid level in each side so they were equal...
Forum: RV-14 06-07-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By YoVuelo
Rotisserie

I'm getting close to finishing my wings and could use it. I'm up at AVQ and picking it up wouldn't be a problem. Due to some travel, I'd need to grab it before 6/24. Would that work for you?...
Forum: RV-14 12-16-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,643
Posted By YoVuelo
Dimpling Laser Pointer

I saw this idea while searching through various toy... err... tool websites. They had created a small laser pointer for locating the dimple die when doing large skins. As a new builder, I have found...
Forum: RV-14 12-04-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,560
Posted By YoVuelo
Perhaps this is a link to the velocity numbers...

Perhaps this is a link to the velocity numbers you are looking for.

http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/letters/RV-14_V_speeds.pdf
Forum: RV-14 11-12-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,663
Posted By YoVuelo
To Assemble Now or Later

I'm getting close to finishing up the aft fuse assembly. My question is whether or not I should to continue assembling and putting all of the control surfaces together at this point? Thinking ahead,...
Forum: RV-14 09-24-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,685
Posted By YoVuelo
Thanks to all for the insights. What got me...

Thanks to all for the insights. What got me thinking about this was a conversation with my brother-in-law, who works for Boeing, and was asking me if we wet set rivets like they did. I said no, we...
Forum: RV-14 09-23-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,685
Posted By YoVuelo
Prep and Prime Before or After Dimpling

This may be a non-issue, but I'd like to know what the "consensus" of thought is on the order of dimpling and priming. I've defaulted to 1)deburring, 2)prepping the parts for priming, 3)priming, then...
Forum: RV-14 09-05-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,893
Posted By YoVuelo
Sorry for the bad links... I updated them to a...

Sorry for the bad links... I updated them to a shutterfly account and that seems to work. I tried to embed them, but that doesn't seem to work out so well.:confused:

I built a special table for my...
Forum: RV-14 09-04-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,893
Posted By YoVuelo
I built a special table for my DRDT that puts it...

I built a special table for my DRDT that puts it at the same level as all of my other shop tables. This way, especially seeing as you have wheels on your tables, you can slide it up to other tables...
Forum: RV-14 08-27-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,288
Posted By YoVuelo
You could also try one of these from Brown Tool....

You could also try one of these from Brown Tool. Not sure you want to wait that long, but it's another...
Forum: RV-14 08-15-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,965
Posted By YoVuelo
Thanks for highlighting this issue. I'm not quite...

Thanks for highlighting this issue. I'm not quite this far along yet and I'll need to check my kit for this problem as well. Could you highlight your builder number as that might help us isolate the...
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,398
Posted By YoVuelo
OK, I'm the goat here... I kept searching as it...

OK, I'm the goat here... I kept searching as it really didn't make sense to me either. I was looking at P/N K1000-06 (6-32)and I should have been after P/N K1000-6 (3/8"). That sneaky little "0" got...
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,398
Posted By YoVuelo
Newbie Question about nut plates

I'm working on the rudder and got stuck on Pg7-05 Step 2 with riveting the nut plates to the reinforcement plates. The nut plates called out are K1000-6 and are to be riveted with AN470AD4-X rivets....
Forum: RV-14 05-29-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,453
Posted By YoVuelo
On further reading it looks like 10-05 fig 2...

On further reading it looks like 10-05 fig 2 calls the hole in question a "locator hole" so still leaning towards not dimpling or countersinking.[/QUOTE]

From my reading of this step, only the holes...
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