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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,310
Posted By TASEsq
“Embiggen” is now my new **favourite** word.

“Embiggen” is now my new **favourite** word.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,390
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks Bob!

Thanks Bob!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By TASEsq
It obviously doesn’t get as cold down here as it...

It obviously doesn’t get as cold down here as it does for you blokes, but nevertheless I had the issue where, after a build session running the heater etc when it got cold at night the moisture would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,390
Posted By TASEsq
Awesome - thanks all. I was thinking I could...

Awesome - thanks all.

I was thinking I could just use the same value going forward but sounds like it might just be easier to do the nut up with the beam type wrench and measure the “prevailing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,390
Posted By TASEsq
I also just tested some AN365 nuts and found the...

I also just tested some AN365 nuts and found the following:

AN365-1032A (AN3) = 3 in/lbs
Photo here:https://photos.app.goo.gl/oFMqBrDj1jF8AgGG7

AN365-428A (AN4) = 15 in/lbs
Photo...
Forum: RV-14 11-01-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By TASEsq
Ok, thanks very much. Glad I’m not going crazy....

Ok, thanks very much.

Glad I’m not going crazy.

I suppose that is easier than using bolts in 2 while you updrill the other 2 (although that seems a sensible procedure to me).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,390
Posted By TASEsq
MS21042 nut running torque

Just thought I would share my findings with others to make sure everyone else uses about the same running torque?

Please let me know if you are the same / significantly different!!

Setup was an...
Forum: RV-14 10-31-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By TASEsq
F01411 Bulkhead / HS rear spar attach

Hi,

I’m completing the riveting of the doubler to the HS rear spar, and the plans call to leave a group of 6 holes on each side un-riveted.

Here are the holes - the 6 blue holes are where you...
Forum: RV-14 10-31-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By TASEsq
I recently saw 3 flying RV14’s at an airshow and...

I recently saw 3 flying RV14’s at an airshow and noted that 2 had sanded the ridge off, and one had left it on. It looked kinda good with the ridge on. Don’t know if this helps your question but is...
Forum: RV-14 10-25-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,558
Posted By TASEsq
Understood - thank you.

Understood - thank you.
Forum: RV-14 10-25-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,558
Posted By TASEsq
I only referenced that thread, as it discussed...

I only referenced that thread, as it discussed the oil canning issue and included the crack photo on the lower fuselage. The thread indicated that Vans is releasing a SB for oil canning as well....
Forum: RV-14 10-24-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,558
Posted By TASEsq
Here’s the thread I think referenced below....

Here’s the thread I think referenced below.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=161648

It’s interesting to note that the SB addresses the cracks on the lower (bottom) fuselage...
Forum: RV-14 10-24-2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By TASEsq
http://www.cleavelandtool.com/mobile/Back-Riveting...

http://www.cleavelandtool.com/mobile/Back-Riveting-Bucking-Bar/productinfo/BB46/#.W9AIK5bZWEc
Forum: RV-14 10-17-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,638
Posted By TASEsq
Hi Ari, Thanks for this info - just wondering if...

Hi Ari,

Thanks for this info - just wondering if you could clarify what you mean? Are you saying that the pressure the brackets put on the bearing housing caused it to possibly distort etc so that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By TASEsq
Thought so! Thanks.

Thought so! Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks Richard, Did you also use that on your...

Thanks Richard,

Did you also use that on your fuel tank? Or just other areas like trailing edge / foam ribs etc?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By TASEsq
Good info - thank you. So this is the same stuff...

Good info - thank you.

So this is the same stuff and would be acceptable? (The picture looks the same as the vans site)....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks Michael, Which one did you order? Can’t...

Thanks Michael,

Which one did you order? Can’t seem to find it under the Van’s PN?
http://aeroparts.com.au/ocart/index.php?route=product/category&path=62
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks! I used it on the trailing edge, but it...

Thanks!

I used it on the trailing edge, but it still calls for “tank sealant” to glue the foam “ribs” into the elevator.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By TASEsq
mc-236-b2 pro-seal source in Australia

Hi,

I’m going to need some pro-seal for the elevators soon.

Can anyone recommend a source in Australia that sells small cans? I was able to find the big mixing tubes at aeroparts but when only...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,113
Posted By TASEsq
I think the first thing I have really worried...

I think the first thing I have really worried over (and over and over) was the riveting of the rudder trailing edge. Perhaps something on the technique for that? You spend so much effort to make a...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-03-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,761
Posted By TASEsq
Hi Fabian, What were the diameters of the rods...

Hi Fabian,

What were the diameters of the rods you used?

Thanks!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-03-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks Joe, Appreciate the offer! I ended up...

Thanks Joe,

Appreciate the offer!

I ended up doing as you suggested and drilled out the rivets on the airfoil kit a couple of times and learned how to backtivet. Moved onto the rudder and followed...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-01-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By TASEsq
Squeezing rudder trailing edge rivets

Hi all,

A question for those who chose to squeeze their rudder trailing edge rivets.

I have followed the process outlined here:http://tasrv10.com/?p=556

The angle was drilled early on in the...
Forum: RV-14 09-15-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By TASEsq
Hi, This is a “vibrating pencil” for want of a...

Hi,

This is a “vibrating pencil” for want of a better description. Not a pencil and not lead.
https://www.amazon.com/General-Tools-505-Cordless-Precision/dp/B004YK66NM

I’ve tried marking after...
Forum: RV-14 09-15-2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By TASEsq
Turner - GREAT idea using the centre punch dots...

Turner - GREAT idea using the centre punch dots to mark your parts L/R and their alignment. I have tried many things - like marking with a sharpie (acid etch took it off), wires / tags (time...
Forum: RV-14 08-22-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,457
Posted By TASEsq
No worries - appreciate the follow up

No worries - appreciate the follow up
Forum: RV-14 08-22-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,457
Posted By TASEsq
Hi art, Reading ahead and about to start my HS....

Hi art,

Reading ahead and about to start my HS.

What did you end up deciding to do here?
Forum: RV-14 07-18-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,251
Posted By TASEsq
Make sure you’ve made the folder that the photo...

Make sure you’ve made the folder that the photo is located in public.
Forum: RV-14 07-17-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,361
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks for everyone’s help. I think that worked...

Thanks for everyone’s help. I think that worked pretty well:
https://photos.app.goo.gl/UULftL1nfoJLeLLZ9
https://photos.app.goo.gl/uaAeMHRiQH8cvgbJ6

After final drilling one cleco at a time to #40...
Forum: RV-14 07-16-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,361
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks Art, Appreciate your message - that’s a...

Thanks Art,

Appreciate your message - that’s a good idea thank you!

My plan is to actually use an angle for the TE (1.5” x 1.5” x 1/8”) - I’m not sure why I purchased the tube - brain fart. This...
Forum: RV-14 07-15-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,361
Posted By TASEsq
Hi Art, Thanks again for your reply. I had...

Hi Art,

Thanks again for your reply.

I had considered the skins - however if i screw up a skin then the cost to send a new one to Australia would be astronomical. The AEX wedge wouldn't be so...
Forum: RV-14 07-15-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,361
Posted By TASEsq
Trailing edge bend?

Is it normal for the AEX Trailing edge wedge to have a slight bend/bow in it?

I was going to use it to match drill an alu tube to help keep the trailing edge straight, but with the bend in it I...
Forum: RV-14 07-12-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 123
Sticky: Plan "Gottchas"
Views: 81,912
Posted By TASEsq
Riveting rudder left hand attach strip / bottom rib

07-10 Step 2 has you rivet the aft 8 rivets common to 3 items - skin, bottom rib and attach strip. It never asks you to rivet the one hole aft of the attach strip - common to only the bottom rib and...
Forum: RV-14 07-12-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks Gents, I think I’m going to just rivet...

Thanks Gents,

I think I’m going to just rivet the aft 8 holes comon to the skin/rib/attach strip, and also do the last rivet at this point common to skin/rib only (and maybe peel the te slightly...
Forum: RV-14 07-12-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks Emarit, I will snip the mandrel off a LP4...

Thanks Emarit,

I will snip the mandrel off a LP4 rivet and pop it in the hole and check I won’t have any issues layer.
Forum: RV-14 07-11-2018, 03:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By TASEsq
Fair enough! The attach strips don’t actually...

Fair enough! The attach strips don’t actually cross over with the rudder horn brace, so I still can’t see why you could just do them all. Must be some reason I’m missing!

Agree to the “common to” -...
Forum: RV-14 07-10-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By TASEsq
Hi Art, I understand all that, anf thank you for...

Hi Art,

I understand all that, anf thank you for your reply. But why the aft 8 rivets of that rib / attach strip only? Why not just the whole bottom line of them at once?
Forum: RV-14 07-10-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,171
Posted By TASEsq
7-10 Rudder Attach Strip Riveting

hi all,

Just reading ahead and trying to understand the process for the rudder, and can't seem to understand something (probably something basic!).

On 7-08 Step 2 we backrivet the R-000904B1...
Forum: RV-14 07-06-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,530
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks Scott

Thanks Scott
Forum: RV-14 07-05-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By TASEsq
Try...

Try this:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/cr8y6cl37vzowim/Inventory%20Spread%20Sheets.xlsx?dl=0
Forum: Primers 07-03-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By TASEsq
Great - thanks for the replies. I didn't seem...

Great - thanks for the replies.

I didn't seem to have any issues with the spraying despite the amount of water i added (against the recommendation in the email from Stewart's). Good to hear someone...
Forum: Primers 07-03-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By TASEsq
Thank you - that makes sense. How do you do the...

Thank you - that makes sense.

How do you do the mixing? Thinking about the metal spade bit I was worried if I scratched the inside of the can, being waterborne, it may rust the can which is bad...
Forum: Primers 07-03-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By TASEsq
Good idea thanks - maybe I’ll grind the point of...

Good idea thanks - maybe I’ll grind the point of one of my
Spade bits. Hadn’t thought of that.
Forum: Primers 07-02-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By TASEsq
Priming Experience - Stewart Systems Eko-Poxy

Hi all,

Just thought i would share my experiences on my trial of Stewart System's Ekopoxy through a DeVilbiss Starting Line gun at 30psi.

It went pretty well i thought, however the main issue was...
Forum: RV-14 06-27-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By TASEsq
Section 5 - use of tape instead of proseal

Hi,

I am a little confused after reading section 5 and tape instead of proseal. Lots of build logs talk about scuffing and masking the area where the trailing edge will go, to aid the proseal in...
Forum: RV-14 06-26-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,530
Posted By TASEsq
Hi gents, Other than finding out things like...

Hi gents,

Other than finding out things like this on the forums, is there any other way to keep abreast of these issues?

Would this be something Van's would issue a SB for?

It would be a shame...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By TASEsq
Control arm priming inside tubes

Hi all,

I received my emp recently, and i note that the powder coated elevator horns seem to be unpainted on the inside of the tubes.

Do i need to swirl some primer in them before they start to...
Forum: RV-14 06-10-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 83,767
Posted By TASEsq
140492 in Melbourne, Australia. Emp inventory...

140492 in Melbourne, Australia.

Emp inventory complete, workshop almost complete (building a spray booth today).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By TASEsq
I use blogger, and to track hours and rivets I...

I use blogger, and to track hours and rivets I have a google sheets workbook where i can type into on my phone when I finish each day etc. You can then link straight to that worksheet with a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By TASEsq
I agree with the “build it right” part but a $30...

I agree with the “build it right” part but a $30 die to most, is a $45 die here plus shipping looking at almost $100 probably!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By TASEsq
I do now! Thanks!

I do now! Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By TASEsq
POLL:Is a 120 degree dimple die necessary?

Survey:
Is a 120 degree dimple die necessary for pulled rivets?
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,872
Posted By TASEsq
That's interesting... i'll try it on the practice...

That's interesting... i'll try it on the practice kit.

I assume you need to make sure the rivet length is not too long, so that the manufactured head isn't sitting out of the dimple? (i.e. tail...
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,872
Posted By TASEsq
What do you guys mean by bucking the rivet...

What do you guys mean by bucking the rivet against the opposing one?
Does anyone have any pics or an explanation?

(Sorry for the ignorance).
Forum: RV-14 05-26-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By TASEsq
I just got my emp yesterday, and have been trying...

I just got my emp yesterday, and have been trying to educate myself for the past year or so.

I purchased a couple of dvd’s.. the eaa one wasn’t that great, but the home built help one was very good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By TASEsq
Interesting Richard - I’ve been told about these...

Interesting Richard - I’ve been told about these services a couple of times, but to be honest they always seem pretty dodgy when I look online. Interesting to hear of someone with first hand...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By TASEsq
I think i'm still suffering from price shock -...

I think i'm still suffering from price shock - wouldn't it be so easy to be in the states..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks for the help guys. When I read the email...

Thanks for the help guys.

When I read the email chain for CH, it turns out Van’s gave them a -10 dimensions. Going with the -14 dimensions reduced the quote with to $1600 AUD plus i have to pay...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By TASEsq
Australia Shipping Help!

Hi all,

So I am in the process of ordering an emp kit from Van’s. I’ve got to the point where I’m receiving shipping quotes and they are varying wildly in costs. I am somewhat confused as to what I...
Forum: Tools 04-23-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,461
Posted By TASEsq
Good tip - thanks. I tried to rotate it against...

Good tip - thanks.

I tried to rotate it against a spanner but it wouldn’t budge.

It seems it’s just one particular set - where the shoulder is a little larger that the chamber on the piston end....
Forum: RV-14 04-22-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,745
Posted By TASEsq
Good luck!! Exciting times.

Good luck!! Exciting times.
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