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Forum: RV-10 05-10-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,388
Posted By thelynns
Bill of sale

I think you need to send in the 8050-88 regardless of what check box you select.
If you select - ĎMore then 50 percent was misc partsí, then donít send a bill of sale.
If you select - Ďmore then 50...
Forum: RV-10 05-09-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,388
Posted By thelynns
Bill of sale

The guy two Hanger's down for me says he chose parts and did not send in a bill of sale with the registration form . And, at his air worthiness inspection including a DAR and an FAA from the MIDO...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By thelynns
Good question

Iíve got the same question?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-20-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 36,102
Posted By thelynns
Remove paint over rivet?

The original posters first step is to

1. Make sure you expose the rivet head (especially csk) remove paint (I use a scotch brite wheel on a high speed grinder).

I just removed a few hundred rivets...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By thelynns
Multiple Projects with KitLog Pro

Thanks Patrick and Don.
Patrick, yes, your kit log is a good example of how a multiple project works with KitLog Pro.
Now mine works the same. http://www.mykitlog.com/thelynns
Two projects, very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By thelynns
Multiple kitlog projects

Thanks Don, I posted the same question to support@kitlog.com. I'll report the answer to this thread when I here back from them.

Don, a hint on how multiple kitlog projects can be stored on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By thelynns
Kitlog multiple projects in Internet?

Hello all,
I've been using Kitlog to document my RV-7A project and have been posting the log to the internet.
Now I have a new project to rebuild a RV-6A. I would like both projects posted to the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-11-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,570
Posted By thelynns
Related to what Bill Lane is saying.

Clamping the Splice Plate flange to the canopy frame lower channel flange resulted in an altered and undesirable fit of the canopy frame. The frame would bow outward and be to...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-11-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,570
Posted By thelynns
Here's what I did.

If you place a straight edge on the top of the WD-716 frame assembly between the forward channel and aft round tube you see what I saw.

http://www.edsbearings.com/temp/frame1.jpg

The skin is not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,970
Posted By thelynns
A stranger in my car

http://www.edsbearings.com/oshkosh2013/weird.jpg

I can't believe this. At exactly 6 minutes and 48 seconds into your video you can see a stranger rummaging through my car? I'm betting it's the woman...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-27-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 45,741
Posted By thelynns
Vans team have arrived

Vans team have arrived safe and...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-08-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,289
Posted By thelynns
I did it too.

Nope, I machined both weights as well. I'm about to start the canopy and still have not done anything about it. I was hoping I could add weight back. Has anyone tried that? After seeing this thread...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,685
Posted By thelynns
Hinge Bolt First

Hey Greg, You are correct. Putting the hinge bolts in after installing the rudder stop would be very difficult.
So, for me I was able to put the hinge bolt in before the rudder stop.
When doing the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,685
Posted By thelynns
The dimensions I used.

http://www.mykitlog.com/users/display_log.php?user=thelynns&project=408&category=0&log=141448&row=7

The link is to my build log of an RV-7A and shows the dimensions I used
for the internal rudder...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,360
Posted By thelynns
Me too, me too.

Took everyone's advice and decided to try and get a couple. Day after thanksgiving. Using lowes site I could not create an account, but I was able to order 2 (as a guest) for local pickup in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,621
Posted By thelynns
Talking Airventure video 2011

.

I've watched this video several times now. Well done. I play it for friends that don't know about Oshkosh.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,621
Posted By thelynns
I'm booked for Oshkosh

Thanks every only for your replys. I've got it worked out. Get this. So. I have to work in New Londen (50 miles from Oshkosh) the week before Oshkosh. Instead of staying in a hotel in New Londen that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,621
Posted By thelynns
Camping

Just learned today my job is actually having me travel from Oregon, to 30 miles away from Oshkosh, 1 week before opening day. Instead of coming home on opening day I'll camp for a week in camp...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,817
Posted By thelynns
Reamers

I have and use the following.

#30
3/16
1/4 undersize
1/4
0.3110
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,341
Posted By thelynns
I have a mistress. Interesting story.

http://www.europa.com/~swayze/RV-7A/mistress.html
Interesting.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,330
Posted By thelynns
Sam is next

Sam in Florida gets it next. Cool.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,330
Posted By thelynns
Ready to pass it on

A once used McMaster-Carr bushing for drilling elevator horns is available to anyone who is ready for this step and is willing to pass it on once they are done with it. Send a PM with address.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-24-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,762
Posted By thelynns
MGL on top of panel support screws?

Love your panel.
I'm also going with the MGL on a tipup.
How did you solve the problem of the two panel support
screws being placed right in the middle of the MGL.
Did you relocate the panel support...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,330
Posted By thelynns
I am at that stage

Wow, I could use it next week. And yes, I would pass it on.
Is it still availabe?
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-13-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,962
Posted By thelynns
Use www.sendthisfile.com

At work we use www.sendthisfile.com
go to the web site and check it out.
Files of unlimited size can be sent..
It's awesome.

I have a sendthisfile link at www.amitysw.com
Click on it and navigate to...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-13-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,962
Posted By thelynns
rv7a instructions in pdf

Oh, would love to have a copy as well. Please, please.
Thanks. Ed@ultimizers.com
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-03-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By thelynns
Adding weight back

I trimmed both sides by mistake. How the heck do add weight back?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-17-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,370
Posted By thelynns
Where is latest MGL screen designer.

Downloaded the simulator 1.2.0.0 from www.MGLAvionics.co.za

Problem is that it looks just like the old G1 simulator. I made sure I went to "Odyssey/Voyager software binary download page".
I'm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,106
Posted By thelynns
Trigear

Funny thing but I like the tri gear. What has happened in my life that has influenced what I think looks cool. Tri gear just look cool to me. Weird.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-24-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,551
Posted By thelynns
MGL EFIS drops price by $1000.00. Is that true?

A friend told me that he saw on the forum that the Odyssey G2 does not require the $1000.00 attitude sensor that the G1 requires. I could not find any thread on this so Iím wondering if anyone else...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-24-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,713
Posted By thelynns
Panel size

I'm planning on MGL so it's nice to see this panel and it looks like he used the normal size, not the over size panel. I was thinking I would have to return the standard panel for the taller one.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-21-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,040
Posted By thelynns
Still an issue?

It has been a while. Is production and supply of eci crankcases back to normal?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-12-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,654
Posted By thelynns
Nice

Cool, I like to put the sharpie mark on the final size. Nice tip.
Forum: Painting your RV 12-26-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,626
Posted By thelynns
What is the end of this story.

I've used Stewart System Primer on my interior and now want to finish the interior with Stewart System Ekocoat 1 part paint but saw this thread. Wow. What did Dan discover? I'm I screwed for having...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-24-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 26,061
Posted By thelynns
Read the manual

Choosing an EFFIS, Yes a simulator helps. I know of at least one vender that provides an EFIS simulator. Want to know about a particular manufactures product? Do what I do, read the user manual and...
Forum: COMM 11-29-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,521
Posted By thelynns
Yahoo Group

Try this -

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/stratomaster_users_group/
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-26-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,806
Posted By thelynns
EFIS design fun.

Ranier, Great post.
I love the flexibility to totally design my own screen using screen designer and simulator software. I love it for many reasons but 2 examples are -

1- I have a screen for each...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-02-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,381
Posted By thelynns
Facts on screen resolution.

Dynon Support, see this thread for information on MGL screen resolution.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=46488&highlight=MGL+screen+resolution

A quote from Rainer from that...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-02-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,381
Posted By thelynns
Dynon, sorry your are wrong.

Again, Sorry Dynon Support. I donít want to hijack the thread. Itís cool Dynon has a new product. But letís keep it real Dynon Support.

Again you donít have it right. MGL has the new MGL168 with...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-02-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,381
Posted By thelynns
Hi Dynon Sorry Dynon. Your statement is a bit...

Hi Dynon



Sorry Dynon. Your statement is a bit bold and incorrect. Check MGL features and pricing.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-01-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,482
Posted By thelynns
WHere can I get one?

Wow, where can I get a pickled new engine. I and I bet others would love to know what it all cost you. Not just the bottom line but how much for the engine, machining, parts and final cost. Did you...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-23-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,973
Posted By thelynns
Round gauges on MGL EFIS

Iím sort of an old dawg myself but I like messing with technology. Hereís my plan. Iím getting an MGL Odyssey or Voyager EFIS and Iíll configure it to display round gauges for AS and ALT. You can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By thelynns
Talking Proud

I love the proud look on everyoneís faces. Even the women look proud. Thatís the best part of these pictures. I hope to roll mine in about a week or so. Very cool. Congratulations. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,889
Posted By thelynns
Different - Good question.

Your question "Wow, is the FWF kit really that complete and accurate? That is a concern of mine - I don't want to have to do a lot of on the fly engineering. Aren't there engines from the other...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-28-2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,002
Posted By thelynns
Measured again.

Bill Brooks, your quote of ďthe rudder bar does not have to be absolutely straight, only the three mounting points have to be exactly alignedĒ I think you are right on, and it made me check again for...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-28-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,002
Posted By thelynns
Mine are bent as well.

Just like the original post of this thread, my rudder pedal weldment bars had the same amount of bow or more. Just over 3/16Ē at each end on both bars. You could tell using a straight edged yard...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-28-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,509
Posted By thelynns
I feel lifted again.

I feel lifted every time I watch this video.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-27-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,590
Posted By thelynns
MGL Screen Designer

One big difference between the MGL Odyssey and, I think, all other EFISís out there is that the screen is totally configurable. You can download the Simulator and Screen Designer from the MGL site...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-31-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,509
Posted By thelynns
Blowing off work today.

Thatís it, Iím blowing off work today. Iím out to the shop to work on my 7A. Iím in mid fuselage. Video was great. The music was very cool. Who is the band and what is the song name?
Forum: Autopilots 07-02-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,368
Posted By thelynns
Status of MGL Autopilot

I've beem checking this thread every day for a while now so see nothing new. I'm very interested to see how this pans out. Joe, how are things going? Rainier, have you heard from Joe?

I wish I were...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-30-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,258
Posted By thelynns
Match dril, install platenuts before riveting bottom skiin?

The big question for me is, match drill the 1/8Ē seat/baggage, floor/rib holes to #19 and instrall platenuts before or after riveting the ribs to the bottom skin. Matching drilling now will allow me...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-29-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,258
Posted By thelynns
Removable seat and baggage floor info.

Building an RV7A standard kit. Ready to debur, dimple and prime the center section. I would really like to make the seat floor and baggage floor removable.

Can anyone turn me onto an online builder...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-14-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,648
Posted By thelynns
Screen Resolution

Very interesting Rainier.
I was at Arlington and met one of the Dynon Programmers and he really talked bad about the MGL Screen Resolution. He didn't have details, just talked trash. I tried to...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-08-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By thelynns
I'll make shims.

Thanks Paul for your input. I've posted a fix on my log at the following link.

http://www.mykitlog.com/users/display_log.php?user=thelynns&project=408&category=0&log=77319&row=1
I made shims instead...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-08-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By thelynns
Rivet Baggage Ribs to 706 bulkhead confusion.

I'm ready to rivet up the F-706 bulkhead and have noticed on the aft side of the 706 spar, the 729 bellcrank rib flange is very close and almost overlaps the holes in the 706 spar that attach the 729...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-26-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,927
Posted By thelynns
Superior Air Parts, Inc. Chapter 11?

I just went to the Superior web site and saw an "important notice". "Superior Air Parts, Inc. Chapter 11".

Anyone with details about what this means. Will they disappear?, Recover?
Forum: COMM 09-08-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,384
Posted By thelynns
MGL

Wow, I don't have a MGL yet but I've spent a bunch of time on the MGL website and I've dounloaded the EFIS simulator. I am totally impressed and is my current choice for my EFIS. Glad to see the...
Forum: RV-12 09-08-2008, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,300
Posted By thelynns
I've had fast reply to my emails.

I've emailed 3 times and got a reply same day or the next day. Also I've called a few times and each time a tech support guy was available right away to talk and help me out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,448
Posted By thelynns
Countersink diameter to accept a #40 dimple.

Hey gang,
I'm ready to counter sink the many small #40 holes in the wing spar to accept the skin #40 dimples. A bunch of them.

Did you guys sink the counter sink just enough to make a 3/32 rivet...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By thelynns
Float/Capacitance sender, Flop/Normal pickup?

Iíve been torn between using gas tank ĎFlop Tubesí VS ĎNormal Pickupí and gas tank ĎFloat Sendersí VS ĎCapacitance Sendersí. Iíve decided to do both. The left tank will have a Flop tube with...
Forum: Tools 03-14-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,803
Posted By thelynns
DRDT-2 VS C-Frame

Can a DRDT-2 make quality dimples like the C-Frame.

Yes if you adjust more preload then you think you may need. The manual for the DRDT-2 says preload is important and to adjust it to give quality...
Forum: Northwest 03-14-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By thelynns
Wink Active group in Portland OR area.

Steve, EAA Chaptor 105 is a super active group. Fly your Piper down here every second Thursday. You can stay over night at my place.
Cool.
Ed
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