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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines Today, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By cdeerinck
Steve - Thanks, that helps a lot. Great pics,...

Steve - Thanks, that helps a lot. Great pics, but evidently my pipes are very different (perhaps because they are for an RV-8). I have a captured slip joint about 6 inches on pipes 1 and 2, and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines Today, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By cdeerinck
Question EGT Probe location

I am getting ready to drill holes for the Dynon EGT probes in my Vetterman dual muffler exhaust.

In reading, I have learned the following:
1) Clock them any way that works for you, but keep them the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By cdeerinck
Ok, great idea, and now I feel like a fool. That...

Ok, great idea, and now I feel like a fool. That is one of the reasons I was curious to post this here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By cdeerinck
Question Handling Conflicting Instructions

I am curious about how people here deal with conflicting instructions. Not necessarily a specific situation, but just in general.

Here is one that I ran into today while installing a throttle body...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-20-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By cdeerinck
Maybe

Vlad - Trying to work out shipping to Canada. If that doesn't pan out, I would be willing to split into two lots of 4. I should have an answer for you by tomorrow.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-20-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By cdeerinck
Smile ***Sold*** FS:Spark Plugs - Champion REM38E

***SOLD***

Set of 8 "almost new" Champion REM38E Spark Plugs.

They came on a new Lycoming O-360 Thunderbolt, and have only been run for 1 hour at the factory. I just opened the factory plastic...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By cdeerinck
Question Painting a Cold Sump

I am adding a Superior Cold Sump (it looks like anodized gold) to my IO-360 Thunderbolt engine (painted black and red).

Aesthetics aside, are there any reasons for or against painting the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-14-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,950
Posted By cdeerinck
An old dead thread

I know this is a 10 year old thread, but just in case someone comes along in the future, I think here it the publication your were originally asking...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-01-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By cdeerinck
Thumbs up I reached out to Cleaveland Tool, and they sent...

I reached out to Cleaveland Tool, and they sent me this link:

http://www.cleavelandtool.com/8-SCREW-DIMPLER-SET/productinfo/1026/#.XKJP9qeZNSN

I agree that the nail puller didn't give such great...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-30-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By cdeerinck
Smile Thanks!

No only answers, but good answers, and a variety of choices!

I really appreciate you guys taking the time to help. Thank you!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-29-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By cdeerinck
Question An oddball dimpling question

I have the need to put two holes in my fuselage skin. To be specific, the F-820-L-1 on an RV-8.

The bolt for the holes will be an AN509-8R10, which has a 100 degree countersunk head. So I will use...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,563
Posted By cdeerinck
Smile Very interested

Yes, I would be interested. I am also very curious what information a builder would provide you with, for you to get what you need.

I have done several computer-drawn schematics of specific...
Forum: Reviews 03-07-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 655
Posted By cdeerinck
Thumbs up BladeSox

I recently bought a MT 3-blade CS Prop, and wanted to take good care of it. I had recently seen a product called "BladeSox", which are neoprene covers for your prop. They are intended to help...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By cdeerinck
Question EAA Visa Card

I saw an offer for an EAA Visa Card that earns "up to 10% off on Aircraft Spruce purchases". There are other rewards as well.

The fine print says "Some restrictions apply".

Sound like a potential...
Forum: ADS-B 02-18-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,310
Posted By cdeerinck
My convert

*** Full disclosure *** I didn't read most of this thread.

Here is my concern with ADSB:

1) I build a tiny box that lets me read ADSB data, and picks up traffic all around me. I have already done...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-18-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By cdeerinck
Ted - I flipped the two cables. Given that I...

Ted - I flipped the two cables. Given that I used swivel pass-thru's, I agree with you that it shouldn't be a problem. It seems to have quite a bit of freedom of movement. Thanks for your help.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-18-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By cdeerinck
flyinga -- The issue isn't the OD, it is the bend...

flyinga -- The issue isn't the OD, it is the bend the governor cable needs to make. The fuel injection is Fly EFII's System 32 (https://www.flyefii.com).

Ted RV8 -- How do I mock it up? The engine...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-18-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By cdeerinck
Red face Firewall Cables

I woke up today to a builder's nightmare. When looking at DWG 21 yesterday, I noticed something subconsciously, and overnight my brain figured out something was not right. I went to the garage and...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-17-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By cdeerinck
Smile Found it

Thanks very much guys. I found the file on the USB drive. I had a searchable PDF of all the plans (or so I thought), but evidently, there are some plans on the chip that are not in that file.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-16-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,573
Posted By cdeerinck
Exclamation Careful !!!

Dave - Be very careful. I tried the SB on my stab (no crack, but I wasn't flying yet, so I figured why not do it now?).

Unfortunately, I destroyed it by elongating a hole when drilling out a rivet....
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-16-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By cdeerinck
Question Mythical Drawing 21

On the RV-8 Drawing OP-35, in the notes section, it says:

1. Refer to the following RV-7 Drawings for additional Information:
Cabin Heat & Manifold Pressure: OP-33
Control Cables: OP-26 &...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-15-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By cdeerinck
Smile Pilotkms - I tried but couldn't locate...

Pilotkms - I tried but couldn't locate them.

Sglynn - I will definitely go through each one to verify each number and setting, but was hoping for a kick-off point.

Don Jones - Awesome! Thank you!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-13-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By cdeerinck
Question Skyview HDX EMS Settings file

Does anyone happen to have a Skyview HDX EMS Settings file for an IO-360 that they would be willing to share as a starting point for setting up mine?

I know I will have to go through and check...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,176
Posted By cdeerinck
Question How did he do that?

Doug - Congratulations!

To everyone else, I figure Doug might be too busy to answer, so can anyone tell me what he used to produce this diagram? I am dreading that someone will say it comes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,118
Posted By cdeerinck
Luke -- I absolutely love the seats you made for...

Luke -- I absolutely love the seats you made for me. I asked in May of 2017 if you would ever make a glareshield trim, or side panels for an RV-8. It was told it's on the future list, but it's a...
Forum: Polishing your RV 01-30-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 790
Posted By cdeerinck
The possibility

Just to prepare you for the possibility...

Story #1:
I had a friend with a scratch in his glider canopy. He sent it to a pro to be fixed.

I came back looking great. Until he flew it. Then he...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-29-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,912
Posted By cdeerinck
Question I heard that rocker switches don't age well if...

I heard that rocker switches don't age well if they are driving any larger current loads. Evidently, they arc a bit inside.

I used Carling rockers too, but I mitigated this by having them only...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,139
Posted By cdeerinck
Question Won't fit

I have the Chapin sprayer, the 1/4" ID, 3/8" OD tubing, and some 1/4" OD static line tubing.

I can't get the tubing over the end of the sprayer (the brass fitting on the sprayer is too big, it...
Forum: Reviews 01-14-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By cdeerinck
In short

This is an incredibly brief summary, so don't get me on the details. His full description is 38 steps with pictures.

Vans:
- Scuff the aluminum and plexi with 80 grit
- Cut and lay 8 layers of...
Forum: Reviews 01-14-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By cdeerinck
Smile EAA RV Fiberglass Workshop review

I just returned from the EAA RV Fiberglass Workshop in Las Vegas.

In short, it was an outstanding class, and well work the cost many times over. It was taught by Scott VanderVeen of Pro-Composites,...
Forum: Safety 01-10-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,484
Posted By cdeerinck
Exclamation Glad gliders were mentioned

First, to the point of this thread, I was one of the dummies on one of my early solos in power that requested clearance to depart, and the tower replied: "On request". I waited a few minutes, and...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-07-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,157
Posted By cdeerinck
Question Penetrations

Hey guys, dummy question here. Do you put this on before you make penetrations and install items, or afterward?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,906
Posted By cdeerinck
https://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/m...

https://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/main.do
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,906
Posted By cdeerinck
Exclamation 3 !!!

Oh, 3 for sure. After you finish, you will understand that the two other methods are suicide missions.

The stuff is so tenacious, that any voids won't be an issue at all.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-06-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,169
Posted By cdeerinck
Thumbs up A huge thumbs up for Aero Sport Power

Mani - Thanks for the information and recommendation. It just worked out perfectly!!!

To everyone else, I have to strongly recommend working with Darren at Aero Sport Power. He is very...
Forum: Painting your RV 12-01-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,249
Posted By cdeerinck
The site is ferraricolor.com...

The site is ferraricolor.com (https://www.ferraricolor.com). Again, my order was back in 2003, so it is probably very likely to have changed in all that time. FYI, they were a fantastic company to...
Forum: Painting your RV 11-29-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,249
Posted By cdeerinck
Exclamation Just a data point

I just wanted to share something that happened to me. I had a nice graphic that I put on my DG-800S glider, and on its trailer. The graphic is about 2' wide and 3' high. It was printed on vinyl. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,309
Posted By cdeerinck
Already promised

I already promised it to someone in Carlsbad. If that falls through, your #2.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,309
Posted By cdeerinck
No problem doing it out here in the open. The...

No problem doing it out here in the open. The only problem is the holes near the center that secure it to the fuselage. Direct from Vans, they said build another. Also, I had used some Super-Fil...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,309
Posted By cdeerinck
Question Any use for an unusable stabilizer

So after trying to do the RV-8 Horizontal Stabilizer SB, and failing, I had to rebuild a new stabilizer. I just finished.

Before I throw the old one away, I thought I would ask: Is there any...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-12-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,933
Posted By cdeerinck
What worked for me

You probably already know this, but here goes:

As you clamp the sizes, the top will try to go up. To not to honor your cut line as if it is a given. Keep readjusting the clamps until the canopy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,182
Posted By cdeerinck
Thumbs up Clarification

I like to think I am normally a good communicator (don't we all), but I think perhaps I did a bad job with this post, and with my new doctor.

To clear up a few points:

* I am confident that I do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,182
Posted By cdeerinck
Question Ever been bitten by a "Sleep Test" ?

I recently went to a doctor because when I made the appointment, I had wheezing coming from my lungs after I got done with my open water ocean swims for a few weeks. When I heavily exhaled, I could...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By cdeerinck
Thanks!

As usual, VAF delivers in spades. Thank you very much for the help guys!:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By cdeerinck
Question Help in locating an AME

Only 74 days until I will be in need my next Class III medical. I plan on not going the Basic Med route. My fantastic ex-doctor retired and moved to Montana. So I need to find another.

I live in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By cdeerinck
Question Drilling bends through aluminum

I just received my airfoiled Grove gear for an RV-8, which are gorgeous, but now my curiosity is driving me crazy.

Can anyone tell me how they drill the brake lines inside the gear, around a bend,...
Forum: Safety 07-13-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,914
Posted By cdeerinck
I'm pretty sure a 2-33 can fly without one of the...

I'm pretty sure a 2-33 can fly without one of the wings. ;)
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-12-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,663
Posted By cdeerinck
Recommendation

FYI, Vans responded to me today that a new stabilizer is called for at this point.

They graciously added the following: "Don't feel bad about this. I've had to tell quite a few builders to build a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-11-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,663
Posted By cdeerinck
I asked

Thanks for the very good advice.

FYI, it was more than one hole, and there are some other issues like edge clearances (too close to an inside radius).

I didn't want to post the picture here, as it...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-10-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 74,229
Posted By cdeerinck
Dan V, I thought the ghost pears were to be...

Dan V,

I thought the ghost pears were to be mixed with clears, and shot over the base coat, not in it. At least that is what the Paint With Pearl page says (unless I am misreading it). Maybe that...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-09-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 74,229
Posted By cdeerinck
Question Recommendations

Aluminum -

I have a few Paint with Pearl pigments. I am ultimately hoping for a ghost blue pearl on white, and a metallic red. The SW metallics are not acceptable, as you need to shoot them from...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-09-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 74,229
Posted By cdeerinck
No Pictures?

Am I the only one that can't see any of the pictures on the first 3 or 4 pages of this post? I can see the pictures in the last few pages.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-09-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,663
Posted By cdeerinck
Hoping

I am hoping this isn't the dreaded post that every builder fears.

I was doing the Horizontal Stabilizer Service Bulletin that Vans issued for the RV-8 about cracking. While it did say not to do it...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-08-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,103
Posted By cdeerinck
How

I'm very interested. How do I send you a buck?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-07-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,762
Posted By cdeerinck
Thumbs up Killing it

Bob (I hope he sees this),

Well thanks for killing an hour of my morning. I figured "I'll just take a quick peek", then got sucked into the story and pictures.

You write in a very engaging style,...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-03-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,407
Posted By cdeerinck
Definitely more than one way, as you have seen in...

Definitely more than one way, as you have seen in answers here.

If you want a lower amp solution, a hidden switch or breaker in-line with your master relay is a good way to go. No ignition, no...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-02-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,169
Posted By cdeerinck
Question Superior Cold Air Sump

I recently bought a Lycoming engine, that is in effect an O-360-A1A engine. (It is actually a YO-360-EXP-51)

It is being set up with an EFII System-32, so it will soon become an IO-360.

I am...
Forum: Reviews 06-01-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,967
Posted By cdeerinck
Thumbs up Me too

Add me to the list of very happy customers.

I recently messed up drilling holes in a part, and Allen replaced it free of charge.

I absolutely loved his reply in one of the email exchanges, he wrote...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By cdeerinck
Post Another way

I am not intending to disagree with what was written above.

However, in the gliding world, we frequently refer to the CG% as where the CG of a given configuration falls within the allowed limits of...
Forum: Safety 05-30-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,943
Posted By cdeerinck
Question I'm very curious about this. I was planning on...

I'm very curious about this. I was planning on installing an extinguisher for safety, but now I am wondering based on the valid points above.

Can anyone in favor of an extinguisher help me...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-28-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By cdeerinck
The irony

Randy - I saw that commercial a week ago, and originally thought your name was a made up play on words. Very ironic given it's your story on building a Vans airplane!

I use to tell people it would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 818
Posted By cdeerinck
Lightbulb HangarIt

Yesterday, I came across a new startup called HangarIt.com (https://www.hangarit.com) (I am not affiliated with it in any way).

It is a service that attempts to join empty hangars with traveling...
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