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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By TS Flightlines
Steve----since you already have stuff coming from...

Steve----since you already have stuff coming from us, you can have them send it here, and I'll put it in the box with your hoses.
Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-12-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By TS Flightlines
Stretching a new belt might take a WHILE---so...

Stretching a new belt might take a WHILE---so take the belt off, position the alternator, and see what length NEW belt you will need. Make sure the alternator will clear other things, like the...
Forum: RV-10 08-09-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By TS Flightlines
I'll defer to EI, or Dan Horton, but sounds like...

I'll defer to EI, or Dan Horton, but sounds like an internal wire failure.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 08-09-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,113
Posted By TS Flightlines
Was very pleased to finally meet Eric....

Was very pleased to finally meet Eric. Knowledgeable, helpful, and an all around good guy!
Thanks for being there Eric!
Tom
Forum: RV-10 08-09-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By TS Flightlines
Reading off scale low, or high, or leaking? Do...

Reading off scale low, or high, or leaking? Do you have fuel flow?
The internal orifice is kinda small---see Dan Horton's autopsy of one. VAF thread on the subject. Generally electrical if it doesnt...
Forum: RV-14 08-08-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ari--we havent done any inverted oil systems for...

Ari--we havent done any inverted oil systems for the 14 yet, but similar systems on the 6, 7 & 8 as well as several other experimental models. Plumbing it is no issue.

I would suggest getting...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-07-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By TS Flightlines
Mick-- you can move it up alittle from the tri...

Mick-- you can move it up alittle from the tri gear bracket, and fab up 2 rigid tubes to connect the the bulkhead fittings. Will also shorten up the 2 pressure out hoses accordingly.
Most of the...
Forum: RV-10 08-06-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,869
Posted By TS Flightlines
Wow Ken ---thats awesome! I know it will be a...

Wow Ken ---thats awesome! I know it will be a great plane.
Tom
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-30-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By TS Flightlines
Cecil, Spruce shows Andair EF20, spruce #...

Cecil, Spruce shows Andair EF20, spruce # 05-04615 in Peachtree City IF you get a good deal on the FS20x5, but there are some complications using it.
Tom
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-30-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By TS Flightlines
Vans also has them. Spruce does too 05-13056....

Vans also has them. Spruce does too 05-13056. Pic is wrong on the site, but the description is correct.

Tom
Forum: RV-10 07-30-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jan---which pump? It is possible that the pump...

Jan---which pump? It is possible that the pump sat for quite a long time, and the motor has bound up. I would remove it from the plane and determine if in fact the pump has seized, or if it was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,932
Posted By TS Flightlines
Well I departed about 930 AM on Wednesday. Had...

Well I departed about 930 AM on Wednesday. Had some pressing things at home to take care of. Blew through Chicago, around Indy, around Cincinnati, long ride to Knoxville, still feeling pretty good,...
Forum: RV-4 07-27-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By TS Flightlines
Larry---we've plumbed alot of inverted tanks for...

Larry---we've plumbed alot of inverted tanks for guys. At the tank we use a long drop 90* hose end that routes through the tank nose bracket and crimps to a teflon hose. At the side skin, we 'either'...
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By TS Flightlines
CHAD----awesome job. Very proud of you and the...

CHAD----awesome job. Very proud of you and the effort!!!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ed, I'm driving to Ridgeland, leaving 'probably'...

Ed, I'm driving to Ridgeland, leaving 'probably' Thursday, back home Friday evening. If that works for you, give me a call. 843-271-2329.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,288
Posted By TS Flightlines
weather for sunday is supposed to be better. Im...

weather for sunday is supposed to be better. Im here now after driving up. MVFR, but should be better later this afternoon. Windy.
BeAdvised if you drive, there is no acess to the show site until...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,537
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jeff, congrats my friend! Awesome job. Still have...

Jeff, congrats my friend! Awesome job.
Still have to find your place in Oahu!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 741
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott-- you 'can' put 2 reservoirs on the...

Scott-- you 'can' put 2 reservoirs on the copilots side and plumb the rest per plans. Filling, bleeding and cleaning the probable mess will require a contortionist.

Tom
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 371,669
Posted By TS Flightlines
Very nice Joe!! Tom

Very nice Joe!!

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,815
Posted By TS Flightlines
All--Thank you so much for the kind words,...

All--Thank you so much for the kind words, thoughts and prayers. Suzanne was GREATLY moved by the outpouring of love and prayer from all of you. Some of you she knows, most she doesnt. To her, some...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,815
Posted By TS Flightlines
Absence-kind of RV related

All----As some of you are now aware, I've been absent from posting alot on VAF. Not that I'm mad at anyone, or have been MIA. Yes, I've been working, but I do want to explain briefly.
In January,...
Forum: RV-12 07-15-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By TS Flightlines
Being able to see the fuselage first hand is a...

Being able to see the fuselage first hand is a big help. Sometimes, even having the plans you can get a good perspective of whats around the area where you are working.

Tom
Forum: RV-12 07-14-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By TS Flightlines
Steve is going a good job of working through...

Steve is going a good job of working through this.
Tom
Forum: RV-12 07-13-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By TS Flightlines
Steve and I have been working on this since last...

Steve and I have been working on this since last year, Oshkosh time. Mostly Steve and the beta testers, but its been a long process. Several of the beta testers had attempted to make these with...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-08-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,756
Posted By TS Flightlines
Our thoughts and prayer go out to Allan and...

Our thoughts and prayer go out to Allan and Rhonda. Monty's legacy lives on.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,029
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott, Congrats on a job well done! Now enjoy the...

Scott, Congrats on a job well done! Now enjoy the plane that you worked so hard to build.
Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-04-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By TS Flightlines
Alain---as with most of these issues, its...

Alain---as with most of these issues, its generally an instrumentation/sender/wiring connection issue. You are taking fuel pressure and converting it to an electronic signal so the EFIS can read it....
Forum: RV-10 06-29-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,137
Posted By TS Flightlines
Lee and Lars definitely know RV's. Tom

Lee and Lars definitely know RV's.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,681
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Bill and crew on a great...

Congrats Bill and crew on a great accomplishment!
Tom
Forum: RV-14 06-26-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By TS Flightlines
Shout out to Don, Colleen and Kyle for developing...

Shout out to Don, Colleen and Kyle for developing this!

Tom
Forum: RV-14 06-26-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By TS Flightlines
Tony---I just have a mockup master here that...

Tony---I just have a mockup master here that Carla sent me. Its at 7.25 C/C now. Dont have a set of 14 pedals to check it with.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hi Sam!---Gil has some good data on this! Tom

Hi Sam!---Gil has some good data on this!
Tom
Forum: RV-14 06-22-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By TS Flightlines
They dont publish it, but snug 13 in/lb should...

They dont publish it, but snug 13 in/lb should work.

Tom
Forum: Polishing your RV 06-22-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,202
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott-- really a great looking plane! Tom

Scott-- really a great looking plane!

Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-22-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By TS Flightlines
DONT rely on firesleeve, integral silicone...

DONT rely on firesleeve, integral silicone firesleeving or heat shields to protect the hoses over good routing and installation. We know of one case where a firesleeved teflon hose laid on the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-19-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,978
Posted By TS Flightlines
Rick---one change at a time and test under...

Rick---one change at a time and test under similar conditions. Too many, or different conditions and yo wont know what fixed it, or made it worse, or did nothing. 2 many changes can counteract each...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-19-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By TS Flightlines
You can make a -3 teflon hose with -2 AN on...

You can make a -3 teflon hose with -2 AN on them.

Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-18-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By TS Flightlines
5/16-24 UNJF is a -2 fitting, 3/8 hex. Tom

5/16-24 UNJF is a -2 fitting, 3/8 hex.

Tom
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By TS Flightlines
Syrus---if you are using a EFII injection with a...

Syrus---if you are using a EFII injection with a RV14A, YES you can mount the pump. Thats easy---the extra set of rigid tubes from the Andair Duplex valve to the side bulkhead fittings---well not so...
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By TS Flightlines
which plane? Tom

which plane?

Tom
Forum: Safety 06-12-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,738
Posted By TS Flightlines
But you have to admit---its a cool thing to...

But you have to admit---its a cool thing to watch!!
Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-11-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,128
Posted By TS Flightlines
Good job Darin!! Tom

Good job Darin!!
Tom
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-10-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,770
Posted By TS Flightlines
Nice package! Tom

Nice package!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 105,338
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Laura on a great accomplishment! Tom

Congrats Laura on a great accomplishment!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By TS Flightlines
Were your hoses NOT capped off while sitting? Tom

Were your hoses NOT capped off while sitting?

Tom
Forum: RV-12 06-06-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,618
Posted By TS Flightlines
I've seen the -12 that Steve and Bob have been...

I've seen the -12 that Steve and Bob have been building, and its first rate. Would be a great head start for someone looking for a 12.
Tom
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-05-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By TS Flightlines
Trent---#1 is for fuel pressure, #3 for pump...

Trent---#1 is for fuel pressure, #3 for pump overflow. IF you are using a flow transducer, like a flo scan or a cube, it goes between #2 and your carb.

Tom
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-05-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dave, ours are not coated. Commercially available...

Dave, ours are not coated. Commercially available AN818 nuts generally are not, nor are Stratoflex stainless hose ends.
That being said, some builders have applied a light film of moly lube to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,591
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Scott on a job well done! Proud of...

Congrats Scott on a job well done! Proud of you!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,587
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Bill---very proud of you! Tom

Congrats Bill---very proud of you!
Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-03-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By TS Flightlines
Randy---I see alot of work ahead to make use of...

Randy---I see alot of work ahead to make use of that port. Bracket mods, hose mods, and other things I can t think of. If there not another port for your purpose?
Tom
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-03-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By TS Flightlines
Mike and all--- our hose ends are all 304...

Mike and all---
our hose ends are all 304 stainless, -3 through -8. Not just a stainless nut over a brass, aluminum or steel insert. As such, YES it does take a little extra torque to seal the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By TS Flightlines
The Jiffy Tite and Staubli connectors are great....

The Jiffy Tite and Staubli connectors are great. And less expensive than the ones from Stratoflex. Doubt that you are going to use a -12 hose on your RV--other than the breather hose. But yes---you...
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,007
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Bill!----youre almost ready! Tom

Congrats Bill!----youre almost ready!
Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-30-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By TS Flightlines
Michael, could be since the orifice in the...

Michael, could be since the orifice in the transducer is about .180.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By TS Flightlines
The 120* hose end brings the hose back to level...

The 120* hose end brings the hose back to level with the side hole.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By TS Flightlines
Gregg---what selector valve are you using? I...

Gregg---what selector valve are you using? I assume the Andair 7T valve. We use a 120* hose end in conjuction with the EF20 Andair elbow to align the hose with the side skin hole.

Tom
Forum: RV-12 05-29-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By TS Flightlines
AC43-13, table 9-2. Show min and max for steel...

AC43-13, table 9-2. Show min and max for steel tubing, so use the upper limit for stainless.
Flats method works well also.

Tom
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Kevin!!!!!! Tom

Congrats Kevin!!!!!!

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 530
Posted By TS Flightlines
As far as I know, Ryan is right. Its one of those...

As far as I know, Ryan is right. Its one of those connect the dots exercises. Various ways and routings.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,145
Posted By TS Flightlines
Carl---The 14 plans show the transducer between...

Carl---The 14 plans show the transducer between the mechanical pump and the servo. There are 2 different set ups, depending on whether its a 'A' model or a tail dragger.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,435
Posted By TS Flightlines
Steve---awesome job. Gee seems like it would...

Steve---awesome job. Gee seems like it would 'almost' be good to have a spare set of tanks already built.

Tom
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