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Forum: RV-14 04-10-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By markelliott
I just finished this step myself - and as I...

I just finished this step myself - and as I understand it yes it goes on the window. What the tape helped me do was to keep the position of the window along the skins....If the window moved even a...
Forum: RV-14 03-31-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By markelliott
How about find a junk/damaged/prop strike/run out...

How about find a junk/damaged/prop strike/run out whatever and install it temporarily til your engine arrives? Maybe find a local block that someone was going to use as a boat anchor. Is the 360...
Forum: RV-14 02-26-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,266
Posted By markelliott
Is there any reason a person can't reverse the...

Is there any reason a person can't reverse the bolt and have the nut and washer on the clamp side? I just put an extra washer under the bolt head to protect the rib - the length on the bolt was...
Forum: RV-14 12-12-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,603
Posted By markelliott
SOLVED!!! Scott - I owe you a beer. Just a...

SOLVED!!!

Scott - I owe you a beer. Just a light tap on the side loosened it right up! It did take another few hours of playing with shims to get it perfect however I think it is worth it. ...
Forum: RV-14 12-10-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,603
Posted By markelliott
Talking Both bearings of mine are identical as far as...

Both bearings of mine are identical as far as stiffness. I had lubed it liberally with oil before I left for a few days. Working is getting in the way of building. I will try to loosen one end...
Forum: RV-14 12-10-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,603
Posted By markelliott
Yes I primed and I agree it is likely the same...

Yes I primed and I agree it is likely the same senerio you described. If it is indeed the same maybe they should add a note when you build the bearing bracket to be sure it is 100% free?? I knew it...
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,603
Posted By markelliott
Scott- I understand what you are saying as far...

Scott-

I understand what you are saying as far as when the second side is torqued - however how about the first side? Since only one side is torqued at this point the stiffness is purely in the...
Forum: RV-14 11-28-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By markelliott
Thanks! It will pull tight but I just was second...

Thanks! It will pull tight but I just was second guessing myself as to why they would allow a small thickness gap.

I appreciate it.
Forum: RV-14 11-27-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By markelliott
Battery Box Firewall uneven mount?

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I'm calling it a day but I can't figure...
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,308
Posted By markelliott
Thanks everyone - steps it is.

Thanks everyone - steps it is.
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,308
Posted By markelliott
Do I want Steps? -14 taildragger

Need to make a decision.......help? Do I need / want steps on a -14 taildragger? I know it's my choice, but for those of you who fly the -14 Taildragger what do you prefer?


if its a 14A doesn't...
Forum: RV-14 08-08-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By markelliott
EMP page 08-09 Rivet size?

Hello all - First thanks for everyone who posts questions and answers. You have no idea how much this has helped me in my steep learning curve of the project.

Step 2 on page 08-09 calls for rivets...
Forum: RV-14 08-05-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By markelliott
Interesting that you posted this in Feb 2018 - I...

Interesting that you posted this in Feb 2018 - I received my kit in July and have come across this misprint. Van's still hasn't fixed it but thanks to VAF I have my answer on a Sunday! I just...
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