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Old 11-13-2016, 01:24 PM
Ron B. Ron B. is offline
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Glad they solved the problem for you Tim. One of those things I'll need to get around to ordering. Just ordered a few more items for this winter projects. Replacing the caps will not be a long project.
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Old 01-25-2017, 02:14 PM
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Just wanted to let RV-14 builders know we have the aluminum replacement caps
in stock. The cost is $145.00 per set and if you would like your N-Number engraved it is an additional $45.00. These are not on the web site yet so direct
order would be the best at this time.

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Old 01-04-2019, 04:51 PM
dmattmul dmattmul is offline
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Default All aluminum (Top) RV-14 caps - please !

I am still in search of caps for my 14. Prefer at least all aluminum caps (Including the lift "tab") or better yet locking all aluminum caps. I am not sure if the Andair locking all aluminum caps will fit the SPRL flanges. Has anyone tried these? I was informed that the tab had to remain plastic or else galling would occur. Seems a thin plastic washer that you change every 10 years might help this issue but since I'm not a metallurgist anyone with more knowledge than me welcome to input. I understand properly adjusted the Vans caps will/might work just don't want to use light weight plastic caps on my airframe.
RV-14 QB building, Lycoming 390 Thunderbolt arriving Feb 2019, EFII-32 Ignition and Fuel, hope to be flying fall of 2019 !! Dues paid+ of course !!
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