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Forum: Tools 08-14-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,232
Posted By Ron B.
Doug , I'm not smart enough to have the link to a...

Doug , I'm not smart enough to have the link to a post I made a while back, but if you search floor creeper you will see my post where I flipped the frame upside down to raise the bed and I love it....
Forum: RV-14 08-11-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,199
Posted By Ron B.
What do you mean by a squeezer. As in a solid...

What do you mean by a squeezer. As in a solid rivet squeezer?
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Ron B.
Yes , the Skyview is capable of monitoring fuel...

Yes , the Skyview is capable of monitoring fuel pressure.
Forum: RV-14 08-05-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,562
Posted By Ron B.
What about shipping cost , paint, taxes, tools...

What about shipping cost , paint, taxes, tools (always need new tools) inspection fees? It adds up fast.
Nothing special in mine and I did not go that high on avionics ,(dual Skyview) but I've got...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-26-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By Ron B.
Gone to Oshkosh perhaps ?

Gone to Oshkosh perhaps ?
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-23-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,431
Posted By Ron B.
Agree with the benefits of the 380-150-15 tires....

Agree with the benefits of the 380-150-15 tires. Put mine on last year and when my grass strip is soft I can taxi thru much easier.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,328
Posted By Ron B.
I would be concerned with fire

I would be concerned with fire
Forum: RV-14 07-15-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By Ron B.
Drill / cleco the AXE straight onto your square...

Drill / cleco the AXE straight onto your square tube and you should be fine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,708
Posted By Ron B.
Good to see yet another 14 in the sky. Congrats...

Good to see yet another 14 in the sky. Congrats Bill
Forum: RV-14 06-20-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,400
Posted By Ron B.
Congrats and fly safely

Congrats and fly safely
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-20-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,904
Posted By Ron B.
I already had the upgraded 472 , just needed the...

I already had the upgraded 472 , just needed the updated version. And no I had not contacted them about update, they called me.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-18-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,904
Posted By Ron B.
ADSB call

I was lazy and did not address calling Dynon about the update required for the 472 ADSB. Got a call from Dynon this afternoon asking if I had heard about the required update and that they are sending...
Forum: RV-14 06-15-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 79,272
Posted By Ron B.
Use an oops rivet to fill it in.

Use an oops rivet to fill it in.
Forum: RV-14 06-13-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,367
Posted By Ron B.
Never built a 12 but I would say other than solid...

Never built a 12 but I would say other than solid riveting rather than pulled rivets , the 14 should require similar skills. Very well prepared kit.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,556
Posted By Ron B.
Ah Man, I thought you might have found someone...

Ah Man, I thought you might have found someone nearby to test fit your RV-14 gust lock and was announcing their availability!!!
Forum: Reviews 05-24-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By Ron B.
I just used mine on a road trip from Nova Scotia...

I just used mine on a road trip from Nova Scotia to Florida to pick up a kit. I had concerns that while at a hotel at night the trailer with it's contents might take a walk. I installed a PVC...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 774
Posted By Ron B.
Do a search on here, many post on just this...

Do a search on here, many post on just this matter. You will need to sand a little and apply some type of thin filler to close all those little holes before you can paint. Common problem, just needs...
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By Ron B.
I cannot see how the seat belt system would not...

I cannot see how the seat belt system would not hold you in place with the five point harness.
Forum: RV-14 05-13-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By Ron B.
I believe some RTV is corrosive and I think you...

I believe some RTV is corrosive and I think you need sensor safe RTV , if that is what you are referring to.
Forum: RV-14 05-12-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,360
Posted By Ron B.
Just tested a set of tanks today (not Van's) and...

Just tested a set of tanks today (not Van's) and they use pop rivets rather than solid rivets. With pop rivets you can hold onto the mandrel and not get your fingers full of Proseal, but I don't...
Forum: RV-14 05-09-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,224
Posted By Ron B.
I actually made a small flare in the end with the...

I actually made a small flare in the end with the pointy thing and a hammer (center punch and hammer). Put the solid end (before flattening it out) on your vise on a flat spot with the end needing...
Forum: RV-10 05-06-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,344
Posted By Ron B.
Yep, We sold our 10 and I built an RV-14A. Love...

Yep, We sold our 10 and I built an RV-14A. Love it and think I like the 14's flying qualities better than the 10. Didn't think that could be possible as I loved the 10. I think the lower landing and...
Forum: RV-14 04-30-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,768
Posted By Ron B.
What do you use to seal around the pins so as to...

What do you use to seal around the pins so as to not let any CO into the cabin?
Forum: Canada 04-26-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Ron B.
Welcome to VAF Eric, I'm on the wrong side of the...

Welcome to VAF Eric, I'm on the wrong side of the country to help you out but I'm sure some one will chime in.
Forum: Safety 04-22-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,816
Posted By Ron B.
I was able to wire tie both ends of the fusible...

I was able to wire tie both ends of the fusible to the alum. battery box clamp to secure it in place so it should not move around and break.
Thanks Dan
Forum: Safety 04-21-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,816
Posted By Ron B.
I have a single plasma III and it calls for 5...

I have a single plasma III and it calls for 5 amp. protection. I have a panel mounted 5 amp. breaker as per LightSpeed's instructions but after reading this post for a while I've decided to add a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,859
Posted By Ron B.
With a gravel floor I would install something for...

With a gravel floor I would install something for a vapor barrier as moisture will find it's way into your shed.
Forum: Southeast 04-18-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,944
Posted By Ron B.
Hello Bill Made it home safely last night. Only...

Hello Bill
Made it home safely last night. Only problem on the entire trip was a stuck brake caliper on my pickup. I had installed new brake disc and pads before leaving and it destroyed them. Other...
Forum: Southeast 04-14-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,944
Posted By Ron B.
Thanks ,down for the night, hopefully it will...

Thanks ,down for the night, hopefully it will still be here in the morning.
Forum: Southeast 04-14-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,944
Posted By Ron B.
Due to the weather we set out a day early and...

Due to the weather we set out a day early and stayed on the 95.We are now passed your area . Thank you very much, I really appreciate it. I will monitor this post to make sure you get this message,...
Forum: Southeast 04-13-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,944
Posted By Ron B.
All loaded up, but I have a pick up to do in Pa....

All loaded up, but I have a pick up to do in Pa. so I need to be there on a week day. Plan on leaving early Sunday morning. Hopefully if our travels donít align with your place you will not be upset...
Forum: Southeast 04-12-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,944
Posted By Ron B.
Hello Bill Just seeing your reply now. Picking up...

Hello Bill
Just seeing your reply now. Picking up the kit tomorrow and will be making return plans on Saturday. I will give you a call Sat. if thatís ok.
Thanks a bunch
Ron
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,172
Posted By Ron B.
In my opinion and it's only my opinion, the Van's...

In my opinion and it's only my opinion, the Van's harness should only be purchased if you cannot do the wiring on your own. It's a generic harness and those like me that have a plan on what we want...
Forum: Southeast 04-08-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,944
Posted By Ron B.
Hello Bill I leave tomorrow for Fl. and I'm now...

Hello Bill
I leave tomorrow for Fl. and I'm now planning the I-81 route. My plans are to leave Fl. on next Sunday morning getting me up your way next Sunday evening. Any chance your offer is still...
Forum: Primers 04-07-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,647
Posted By Ron B.
That's been there for a long time, you must not...

That's been there for a long time, you must not call often, good for you.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-06-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,983
Posted By Ron B.
For what a coil is worth, might be wise to...

For what a coil is worth, might be wise to replace it along with the ign. leads!
Forum: RV-14 03-30-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,222
Posted By Ron B.
Read Scott's response in post #5 , he's from...

Read Scott's response in post #5 , he's from Van's.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,636
Posted By Ron B.
Working on builders risk as we speak for my next...

Working on builders risk as we speak for my next project. I called C-Plan about their builders risk policy and the guy I spoke to ask some one next to him if it covered while transporting and they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Ron B.
All the strength is in the glass. The resin is...

All the strength is in the glass. The resin is only the glue that binds them together. So if you have applied all the layers of glass that Van's requires than you have the structural strength. Now if...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-16-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By Ron B.
All you need with the Skyview is an antenna. I'm...

All you need with the Skyview is an antenna. I'm guessing all the newer units (other brands) are the same.
Forum: RV-14 03-16-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By Ron B.
The RV-14 already has the cutouts cut on the...

The RV-14 already has the cutouts cut on the skins.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-11-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,606
Posted By Ron B.
Resistive usually are just a flat thin metal...

Resistive usually are just a flat thin metal plate on the outside of the tank and capacitive are usually 1/2" thick and plastic with epoxy filled center. The gauges normally do not read right to the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-11-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By Ron B.
I do not have mine working properly so hopefully...

I do not have mine working properly so hopefully some one else will chime in with the correct info. I think it's in order to connect the stall warning to your intercom. Mine only sounds with the...
Forum: Canada 03-09-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,172
Posted By Ron B.
Very well said and exactly as I was secretly told...

Very well said and exactly as I was secretly told also. Why the deception? If the office fees were more reasonable or explained as wages to the inspectors (I do not expect anyone to do a service for...
Forum: Canada 03-08-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,172
Posted By Ron B.
Anybody know why MD-RA's fees are climbing so...

Anybody know why MD-RA's fees are climbing so high? Hopefully the inspectors are getting paid as I cannot see running the office requiring these high fees.
Forum: Primers 03-07-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By Ron B.
I find Alodine loses it's power in six months or...

I find Alodine loses it's power in six months or so, even undiluted and covered over with a cardboard box to keep the light away. Better on unopened container. Maybe I should find smaller jugs that...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-07-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Ron B.
Wouldn't ships power charge it as well as a...

Wouldn't ships power charge it as well as a charger?
Forum: RV-10 03-05-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Ron B.
I like the covers as they only take a minute to...

I like the covers as they only take a minute to install and some what secure the aircraft. You cannot see what is inside without removing the cover.
Forum: Canada 03-03-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,172
Posted By Ron B.
You can apply for your registration marks and...

You can apply for your registration marks and reserve them in Canada before registration.
Forum: Canada 03-02-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,172
Posted By Ron B.
When I was waiting for mine we were having...

When I was waiting for mine we were having threats of a postal strike. TC was on the ball that day, after waiting probably a month for it to be delivered (called to ask my cue)I called again to see...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By Ron B.
The Guy I spoke to on the phone asked someone...

The Guy I spoke to on the phone asked someone next to him (I could hear)and they said no. Just talked to the wrong person. I'll see what Marsh quotes before I call back and ask for someone else to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By Ron B.
I was not able to contact them by phone , but...

I was not able to contact them by phone , but just got a reply from them via e-mail that they do. The reason for asking on here is I called EAA C-Plan Canada ( not whom I an insured with)and the guy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By Ron B.
builders risk insurance

Anyone know of a builders risk insurance that would cover the kit parts if you transport them yourself (pick them up at the factory)?
Thanks
Forum: RV-14 02-28-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Ron B.
First flight , summer 2016. About 100 hrs. Same...

First flight , summer 2016. About 100 hrs. Same model battery in my 0-360 SuperCub, purchased 2005 and 700 hrs.
Thanks for the replies , that explains why ACS has no record of it. I'll have to see if...
Forum: RV-14 02-28-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Ron B.
Battery

Well my PC 680 gave up the ghost as happened to many others. Did Van's include the battery in one of the kits, as I cannot find an invoice from anyone else that I thought I might have purchased from?
Forum: Tools 02-27-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,881
Posted By Ron B.
No , but have you ever dropped it on a concrete...

No , but have you ever dropped it on a concrete floor? I'm told that they could break if dropped.
Forum: RV-14 02-20-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,751
Posted By Ron B.
If you were thinking about using Dynon , they now...

If you were thinking about using Dynon , they now have a static AOA kit as well.
Forum: RV-14 02-19-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,751
Posted By Ron B.
Every time you add something to your RV it adds...

Every time you add something to your RV it adds weight quickly. Don't get carried away with extras. As far as jumping plugs they will add a fair amount of weight. The battery location on the RV-14 is...
Forum: ADS-B 02-18-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 929
Posted By Ron B.
Pretty sure we sent our in to the factory for...

Pretty sure we sent our in to the factory for that setting also.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-13-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By Ron B.
Not saying but there were a few parts left over...

Not saying but there were a few parts left over in my kit that do not get used.
Forum: Reviews 02-12-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 810
Posted By Ron B.
Pan American Tools

Just wanted to express my content with Pan American Tools. Finishing up on my RV-14A , I stripped the gears on my friends old angle drill. I tried to contact Pan American a couple times but got no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,700
Posted By Ron B.
Been there , done that, not again. RV-10 sold and...

Been there , done that, not again. RV-10 sold and I am now the proud sole owner of an RV-14A. PM me with contact information if you like.
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