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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,443
Posted By Wunderon
as others, obtained builder’s risk when value got...

as others, obtained builder’s risk when value got to be more than I wanted to carry myself.
Also so transport to airport would be covered.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-26-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By Wunderon
I have done the same as Larry. Getting ready to...

I have done the same as Larry. Getting ready to haul the wings to the airport and will have to add the rest of the screws that I left out. I put all the bolts in during initial install.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By Wunderon
Agree, I avoid torque seal on threads...

Agree, I avoid torque seal on threads themselves.

For this application, I don't think the torque seal would be visible from the wing inspection door, however the bolt heads are readily visible,...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-25-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By Wunderon
not sure about quality variances as these are...

not sure about quality variances as these are made in high quantities.

if you have the shrink tube and ring connectors already they can be had 10 for $5 on Amazon and you could make up a few spares....
Forum: Reviews 02-24-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,254
Posted By Wunderon
I’m guessing there were a lot of Lycoming orders...

I’m guessing there were a lot of Lycoming orders this past Osh.

Looking like 26 weeks to ship my TB IO-360, ordered end of August.
Forum: RV-14 12-15-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,681
Posted By Wunderon
used Dassault...

used Dassault https://www.3ds.com/products-services/draftsight-cad-software/free-download/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,743
Posted By Wunderon
Using a 2-50 for the pmag as Andy is here (right...

Using a 2-50 for the pmag as Andy is here (right ignition in my case)

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=846885&postcount=16
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,437
Posted By Wunderon
someone here at Snohomish got a Spokane area DAR...

someone here at Snohomish got a Spokane area DAR to come over
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-04-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,416
Posted By Wunderon
might try a big 'horse' or catheter syringe. i...

might try a big 'horse' or catheter syringe. i think they might be small enough to get your hand in and apply. Used them a lot when building my tanks, they will lay a nice bead down.

I used 60 ml...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-03-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,964
Posted By Wunderon
not sure on the Andair but my Airflow Performance...

not sure on the Andair but my Airflow Performance filter has inspection and cleaning instructions on their website.

They say after 5-10 hrs then annually unless suspected contamination.
Forum: Fiberglass 09-02-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,050
Posted By Wunderon
pour in place foam and epoxy release

I'm using X-30 pour in place foam for the pant/leg intersections and like it a lot for shaping.

However when I try to tape (and wax) the intersection mold for release, it seems impossible to get a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,086
Posted By Wunderon
straightforward

Got exam in conjunction with regular physical. PCP used to be AME, but not current. This was his second BasicMed. Did whisper test and color check. Vision was read a chart line from 5 feet.

No...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-05-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,447
Posted By Wunderon
http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss12/grimmerde/...

http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss12/grimmerde/18ce9201-b551-4bfe-8a3f-5d23a50b1a37_zpsgge2txoh.jpg


I like to see a witness mark on the surface for the die, perhaps try increasing the closure,...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-24-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By Wunderon
I think that is a good idea and considered it,...

I think that is a good idea and considered it, but the center section is wired with cables, so too tight for me.

I need to get the motor mount on anyway. Kind of at the point where really need the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,190
Posted By Wunderon
http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/press_releases/Van...

http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/press_releases/VansSellSheet_Oshkosh2017.pdf
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-24-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By Wunderon
dual emag thunderbolt?

Anyone gotten Lycoming to build a dual Emag Thunderbolt thru Van's? Cost?
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-24-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By Wunderon
Think I'll put the motor mount on and use that.

Think I'll put the motor mount on and use that.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-24-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,019
Posted By Wunderon
Hoist by canopy bow?

I'd like to put it on the gear and most convenient would be to hoist the fuselage by the canopy bow using an engine hoist. Seems plenty robust and would be easier solo than blocking under the spar...
Forum: RV-10 07-24-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By Wunderon
"I" can be used to connect/disconnect the starter...

"I" can be used to connect/disconnect the starter rather than using the starter's built-in solenoid.

per Bob Nuckolls' Z11 of Dec...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-31-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,447
Posted By Wunderon
Gratz Steve good job!

Gratz Steve good job!
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-15-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,693
Posted By Wunderon
hall effect sensor a bit more money, different...

hall effect sensor a bit more money, different mounting approach viz 'flat on the firewall' shunt, requires power
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,241
Posted By Wunderon
Awesome work, congratulations! :)

Awesome work, congratulations! :)
Forum: Northwest 04-26-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By Wunderon
might drop by chapter 84 , Harvey field, second...

might drop by chapter 84 , Harvey field, second Tuesdays Hanger 15 7ish
several flying and in progress RVs
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,939
Posted By Wunderon
LP4-3 and LP4-4

LP4-3 and LP4-4
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2017, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,778
Posted By Wunderon
Depends on engine, etc. quite a few threads out...

Depends on engine, etc. quite a few threads out there
one to look at http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=1002607&mode=linear#post1002607
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,997
Posted By Wunderon
You will want to get a good torque wrench which...

You will want to get a good torque wrench which has that range. Actually #8 structural screws are even lower. They are available online (Amazon for example), and I've seen them at Home Depot and...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-18-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,493
Posted By Wunderon
After I ordered several of the OP- drawings, I...

After I ordered several of the OP- drawings, I found all the OP's on the plans DVD. :o
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 21,074
Posted By Wunderon
Not sure if I would move the starter contactor...

Not sure if I would move the starter contactor yet. If the wires
to the starter are awg2 then your main downside is probably the supply
run from the back to your main bus. Would add a bit of weight...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-15-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,001
Posted By Wunderon
not sure might try asking here...

not sure might try asking here http://forums.matronics.com/viewforum.php?f=3
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 21,074
Posted By Wunderon
well you are certainly learning some sheet metal...

well you are certainly learning some sheet metal skills. ;)

countersinks might be ok since that was a .125 plate I think. chapter 5 has a pic.

Is that the starter contactor back there?
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-11-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By Wunderon
From Van's website . Note 'real' limits in...

From Van's website . Note 'real' limits in tables differ from rule of thumb

http://vansaircraft.com/public/Specs.htm
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-11-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,249
Posted By Wunderon
Does the hinge angle cause crookedness of the...

Does the hinge angle cause crookedness of the hinge pin line?
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-24-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,401
Posted By Wunderon
I try to listen to the voice in my head, which...

I try to listen to the voice in my head, which says "this is probably right."

If I hear that, I try to stop and come back later. A few minutes or overnight can make a world of difference.

What I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-20-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,359
Posted By Wunderon
What does the forward bulkhead look like? Maybe...

What does the forward bulkhead look like? Maybe rivet a doubler to the tower and drill that for straight cable passthrus.

One could ask Van's opinion on rivet spacing, doubler thickness, etc.

Hard...
Forum: Northwest 02-18-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By Wunderon
Don't know about south side, maybe Auburn? Paine...

Don't know about south side, maybe Auburn?

Paine field T hangar wait is about two years.
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-08-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,739
Posted By Wunderon
I know, ten year thread wakeup. Grounding my...

I know, ten year thread wakeup.

Grounding my Battery to a longeron and AC 43.13 table 11-16 says to use an aluminum washer (with conductive finish i.e. AN960JD10L ) between the longeron and the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-08-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,739
Posted By Wunderon
Looks a little tight for a nutplate on my wing....

Looks a little tight for a nutplate on my wing. You might be able to abandon the hole and add a rivet on each side with appropriate spacing.
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-08-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,094
Posted By Wunderon
I think AWG 6 covers 54A from Bob's book. AWG 8...

I think AWG 6 covers 54A from Bob's book.

AWG 8 may work if shorter, relatively open air run.

Also your max loads may be of short duration (flap motor only seconds).

PP 8-9 of the 'Connection...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-27-2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,130
Posted By Wunderon
On the 8, the plans state that dimension is from...

On the 8, the plans state that dimension is from the forward face of the spar web. I would check that 'note 1'
Forum: RV-14 01-21-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,069
Posted By Wunderon
I added #10 nutplates to the outboard side of the...

I added #10 nutplates to the outboard side of the forward tooling holes in the elevators, just aft of the counterweight, as others here have done. Should permit adjustment of the balance after the...
Forum: RV-14 01-20-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,962
Posted By Wunderon
I used acetone

I used acetone
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,116
Posted By Wunderon
Thinking of trying a 60A ANL current limiter for...

Thinking of trying a 60A ANL current limiter for the alternator B lead protection myself, rather than a circuit breaker.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-14-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,083
Posted By Wunderon
Take a look at drawing 80 and see if that is what...

Take a look at drawing 80 and see if that is what you need. They have renumbered some of the drawings as plans were updated.
Forum: ADS-B 01-13-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,838
Posted By Wunderon
Unless I am miss-reading the features, a GTX 45R...

Unless I am miss-reading the features, a GTX 45R would replace both the 'SV-XPNDR-261' and the 'SV-ADSB-470', reducing box, wire harness, and antennae count by one.
Forum: ADS-B 01-13-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,838
Posted By Wunderon
Does Dynon have a response?

Does Dynon have a response?
Forum: ADS-B 01-13-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,838
Posted By Wunderon
which begs another question.

which begs another question.
Forum: ADS-B 01-12-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,838
Posted By Wunderon
Could the GTX 45R work with a Dynon HDX ?

Could the GTX 45R work with a Dynon HDX ?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-10-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,184
Posted By Wunderon
seems like with a Dynon with battery, one would...

seems like with a Dynon with battery, one would need to use the reboot/shutdown button on the display anyway, so a CB wouldn't make a difference here over a fuse?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,123
Posted By Wunderon
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,123
Posted By Wunderon
Just looked at the pigtail on my ca 2015 motor...

Just looked at the pigtail on my ca 2015 motor and they are marked awg 22
Forum: RV-14 01-07-2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,544
Posted By Wunderon
Starter engaged and "I" contactor terminal

I was planning to use the "I" terminal to supply a "starter engaged" lamp. It seems that using "I" to engage the starter motor solenoid would preclude that lamp usage.

Does that seem correct? Or...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-05-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,758
Posted By Wunderon
Really asking about the cover here, as it appears...

Really asking about the cover here, as it appears to slip up under the fairings on the plans.

Everyone has four screws across the top of the cover into the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-04-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,758
Posted By Wunderon
Empennage fairing and access cover

On the empennage fairing and was going to either pop the bottom or drill/tap per plans

Per the plan drawing it appears that the aft inspection covers fit under both the lower and upper empennage...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-04-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,722
Posted By Wunderon
I put a small grommet just to the side of the...

I put a small grommet just to the side of the vertical stab near the tail spring level.

There was room to squeeze it in without touching the vert stab nor skins.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-23-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,033
Posted By Wunderon
Good point Gil. I was going to use AN3 and AN365s...

Good point Gil. I was going to use AN3 and AN365s to attach the shelf if I used 'B' above, as only the bolts would be supporting the shelf (under positive G anyway :)

(In the sketch, the longerons...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-23-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,033
Posted By Wunderon
Avionics shelf structure

Hi,

I'm fabbing a couple shelves in the tailcone for ADAHRS, ELT, COMM, etc and wondered if there was an 'accepted/best' way to attach the cross angles to the longerons/stringers?

Have not found...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By Wunderon
As long as you have enough material for the shop...

As long as you have enough material for the shop head, longer should be fine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,646
Posted By Wunderon
Way cool. Congratulations!

Way cool. Congratulations!
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-08-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 892,188
Posted By Wunderon
Looks great Larry. Just rolled mine last weekend....

Looks great Larry. Just rolled mine last weekend. Looking forward to lots of fun stuff now, hah.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-05-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 541,115
Posted By Wunderon
fuselage canoe

Entered the canoe stage with the help of my son, who is becoming a good...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-06-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,071
Posted By Wunderon
At the moment with the late model Airflow pump...

At the moment with the late model Airflow pump I've got about 2 - 3 inches from the outlet to the firewall fitting. I can make a 'Z' or 'S' or 360 similar to what others have done. My question is ,...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-09-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,432
Posted By Wunderon
Exact same issue as Andy. Kit perhaps 12 months...

Exact same issue as Andy. Kit perhaps 12 months newer. Need a good 1/16 at the center bulkhead.
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