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Forum: RV-14 08-13-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By mountainride
I experienced this as well using the exact specs...

I experienced this as well using the exact specs from the book. Its close tho, it doesn't rub until the last degree or two publish in the book. I am not going to mess with it until I set the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-09-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By mountainride
I have been looking for VAD2UXXB, DPST 2...

I have been looking for VAD2UXXB, DPST 2 Independent Blue LEDS. I emailed SPEMCO and am getting a quote on these for an order from Carling. I will post when they get in stock or if I need to order...
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,496
Posted By mountainride
You should be able to squeeze that rivet. For...

You should be able to squeeze that rivet. For these try taking a piece of small flexible tubing just bigger than the diameter of the rivet and slightly longer. When you squeeze the shop head the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-09-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By mountainride
Thanks!

Thank you for this valuable post! I was one who had asked this question in the past but with your help before I was able to get it! This diagram really helps confirm everything and lay out the...
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By mountainride
High Compression Pistons IO-390

I see there is an option to the order the high compression pistons from Lycoming on the IO-390. 95% of my flying will be above 5000' DA as I live in Denver, Colorado. For a pilot based at...
Forum: RV-14 07-28-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,613
Posted By mountainride
Canopy Tint

I need to give my canopy tint choice to Vans first thing Monday morning to finalize my finish kit order. I am having trouble selecting the correct tint even after combing the archives. I am hoping...
Forum: RV-14 05-02-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By mountainride
What did you guys end up doing? I drilled the...

What did you guys end up doing? I drilled the hole, dimpled with pop rivet 120 degree dies and put in the the cs4-4 rivet as normal per the plans.

-Jason
Forum: RV-14 04-23-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By mountainride
https://i.imgur.com/IsUdZgO.png This did not...

https://i.imgur.com/IsUdZgO.png

This did not give me issues. Did you complete this step?
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,952
Posted By mountainride
It has been driving me crazy as well... I think...

It has been driving me crazy as well...

I think I am going to fabricate both a flat piece of aluminum with nutplates that can be screwed in to completely cover the hole, and a second piece that has...
Forum: RV-14 04-19-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,952
Posted By mountainride
huge bummer

I did the same thing and drilled the hole + ran the UAT cable that came with the tailcone. Big mistake to cut a huge hole that I now have to figure out what to do with. The UAT cable and hole...
Forum: RV-14 03-28-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,396
Posted By mountainride
after edge work

I was able to get it near perfect after running the Cleveland edge tool between the dimples. I then followed with my with my handseamer. I would put the edge at the center of the holes to line...
Forum: RV-14 03-27-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,396
Posted By mountainride
Its good to know that there are so many of us on...

Its good to know that there are so many of us on the same step within a week of each other! I am just about done the tail except for leading edges and the tailcone.

I broke the bottom rounded...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-23-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By mountainride
Thank you for the third time in a day! This is...

Thank you for the third time in a day! This is the answer I was looking for. This setup would required a DPST off-on switch where the second pole is used to switch the bottom (independent) LED. ...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-23-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By mountainride
Thank you again for helping me get this straight...

Thank you again for helping me get this straight on what to order. I can definitely find the switch body I want from the selection at spemco.com

I would like to have two indendent LEDs, one that...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-23-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By mountainride
Man those look awesome! I am assuming you have...

Man those look awesome! I am assuming you have them wired directly from a Electrical Bus instead of the VPX so you can run the dependent lights. I don't think I can make that body work with the VPX.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-23-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By mountainride
Also check out ...

Also check out https://rockerswitchpros.com/product/custom-rocker-switch-actuator/ to see the aviation designs and the beautiful backlit rocker switch covers that can be made for cheap.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-23-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By mountainride
These are the Contura II covers which are nice...

These are the Contura II covers which are nice but my personal preference is for the Contura V series and the etched graphic+text. It is especially confusing because it is from the V-series but the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-22-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By mountainride
I have considered that and have a few models with...

I have considered that and have a few models with that setup. I have others with a switch set solo, but ultimately the flaps will be primarily controlled from the joystick. I have considered removing...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-22-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 928
Posted By mountainride
Carling Contura V VPX Wiring

I am trying to run an extremely clean panel with minimal switches. I would like them all etched and illuminated to avoid labels on the panel and the need for panel lights at night (although I will...
Forum: RV-14 02-26-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,072
Posted By mountainride
My setup

Because I swear nothing in my shop is. On the quest for a flat trailing edge on my rudder....

I first match drilled my 1.5 in aluminum angle to one of my skins. The rudder skins were very thin so...
Forum: RV-14 01-31-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,551
Posted By mountainride
refused

Thanks for the advice! Van's was great on the phone and I expect the issue will be resolved. In this case as I wasn't planning on anything but inventory for the next 2 weeks anyways so its NBD. I...
Forum: RV-14 01-31-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,551
Posted By mountainride
Add me to the list

I still have a few things to prepare in the shop but was disappointed when my RV-14 tail came damaged. I refused the shipment and will restart in another two weeks. I am hoping parts aren't bent...
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