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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-24-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,179
Posted By Ron B.
Did you build your car?

Did you build your car?
Forum: Reviews 05-24-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
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: 545
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: 479
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: 412
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: 31
Views: 2,009
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: 852
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: 1,123
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: 1,292
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: 320
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: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-26-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Ron B.
I do believe I have a flow scan that has never...

I do believe I have a flow scan that has never been used. Don't know what it's worth.
Forum: Safety 04-22-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,148
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: 5,148
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: 1,399
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: 1,776
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: 1,776
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: 1,776
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: 1,776
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: 1,776
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: 1,721
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: 1,776
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: 1,436
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: 2,413
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: 3,771
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: 1,463
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: 586
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: 1,079
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: 1,011
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: 1,381
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: 1,186
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: 26
Views: 2,538
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: 26
Views: 2,538
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: 601
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: 336
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: 541
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: 26
Views: 2,538
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: 26
Views: 2,538
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: 589
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: 589
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: 589
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: 837
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: 837
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: 2,664
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: 1,602
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: 1,602
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: 633
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: 1,729
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: 720
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: 2,544
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.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-11-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,769
Posted By Ron B.
Thanks Ivan

Thanks Ivan
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-11-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,769
Posted By Ron B.
I took two photo but do not have the ability to...

I took two photo but do not have the ability to post here. In the past I would e-mail someone the photos and they would post them here for the viewers. Anyone interested in helping out , please send...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-11-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,769
Posted By Ron B.
I'll see if I can post one later today.

I'll see if I can post one later today.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-10-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,769
Posted By Ron B.
Floor creepers

I'm sure I'm not the only short pilot on this forum. For working under my RV I find the standard mechanic's creeper puts me too far from the under side of the aircraft. I thought about purchasing an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,790
Posted By Ron B.
What about having the buyer ship the funds to a...

What about having the buyer ship the funds to a middle man and then you ship the unit directly to the buyer. The buyer will assume responsibility for shipping and return shipping if they are not...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-10-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By Ron B.
AvStar fuel screen

After removing the screen from the unit, how does one go about making sure it's clean. In my view the debris should be inside the screen and there is no way to see if it's there. On my carbureted...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,763
Posted By Ron B.
Let me see, I'm on project #7 and the last six...

Let me see, I'm on project #7 and the last six never had a builders log. I built them all and it would not take long questioning a builder to find out if they built the airplane. Now if you receive...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-07-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,252
Posted By Ron B.
One point that took me a while to grasp was the...

One point that took me a while to grasp was the gaskets need to be dry as do the heads when you install. No oil what so ever. If a drop of oil seeps down before you torque the screws it will leak.
Forum: RV-10 02-07-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By Ron B.
Be safe and enjoy.

Be safe and enjoy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,224
Posted By Ron B.
Scott, maybe you just did. That is, give a...

Scott, maybe you just did. That is, give a better answer for the OP here. Sometimes people on the phone are in a hurry and think they made themselves understood. I do not see the problem in asking.
Forum: Southeast 02-05-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,776
Posted By Ron B.
Thanks for the offer Bill, I'll check out that...

Thanks for the offer Bill, I'll check out that route. I've never traveled that area, and you say that your route is a preferred route (for you at least) up the east coast. I was advised to get off...
Forum: Southeast 02-04-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,776
Posted By Ron B.
Still looking for assistance in the Fayetteville...

Still looking for assistance in the Fayetteville to Rocky Mount area.
Thanks Ron
Forum: Canada 02-02-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,775
Posted By Ron B.
Hi Al I was just at customs the other day...

Hi Al
I was just at customs the other day checking on procedures for another kit. This time I'm planning on picking up the kit and crossing the border myself. (not Van's this one). Other than payment...
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