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Forum: Painting your RV 08-01-2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By CT Brietigam
Paint stripping

Several years back I had the honor of stripping an entire RV-6 wing. It's not one of the most exciting jobs there is. But, after applying the stripper over the painted surface, cover it with a piece...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-01-2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,620
Posted By CT Brietigam
Reg PN B&C MODEL LR3D-14 LINEAR REGULATOR - 14V

Jon, if still available, I would like to buy the Reg PN B&C MODEL LR3D-14 LINEAR REGULATOR - 14V.

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Blue skies,

Chuck Brietigam
RV-6XXL
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-29-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By CT Brietigam
RV-6 wing spar.

As a point of reference, there are 72 bolts that attach the main wing spar to the F-604 carry through bulkhead in an RV-6 (52--3/16", 16--3/8", and 4--1/4'). I just completed installing a complete...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-02-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By CT Brietigam
RV-6 Vertical stab and rudder for sell

Replaced my original classic RV-6 rudder and vertical stab with an RV-7. Rudder has an electrical trim installed. Off Lindy award winner. $650 plus shipping. Available in Caldwell, Idaho for...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-31-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By CT Brietigam
vertical stab skin fitment question

Just flare the nose rib flange outboard a bit to better conform with the skin. And then if you're not satisfied with the fit apply some Scotch Weld 2216A/B or similar structural epoxy between the...
Forum: Tools 01-18-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,706
Posted By CT Brietigam
torque wrenches

I found that buying a new foot-pound Kobalt torque wrench at Lowe's each spring is the cheapest and quickest way to comply with AC43.13-1B. The wrench comes with a certificate of calibration and...
Forum: RV-4 12-16-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,414
Posted By CT Brietigam
RV-4 gap seals

You'll have them this weekend.
Chuck
RV-6XXL
Forum: RV-4 12-15-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,414
Posted By CT Brietigam
RV-4 aileron gap ,seal

I found two sets (four each) that are just as nice as the day they were delivered. Well, the PVC coating may be a bit of a challenge to remove by now--but! Please send me a private message with your...
Forum: RV-4 12-15-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,414
Posted By CT Brietigam
RV-4 aileron gap ,seal

I think I have a pair at the hangar. I'm heading out there later today and will get back to you.
Merry Christmas,
Chuck Brietigam
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,095
Posted By CT Brietigam
Hangar door seal

A retired fire fighter at our airport used "old" fire hose for his hangar door seal. There are now several hangars with them. Since fire hoses are always neatly coiled it is a simple matter of...
Forum: RV-4 10-23-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,084
Posted By CT Brietigam
Antisplat

I'm surprised that Alan at Antisplat hasn't designed a complete kit for using a metal main gear stiffener. He usually is far ahead of the fray!


Chuck Brietigam
RV-6XXL
Forum: Rocket 08-10-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,098
Posted By CT Brietigam
Sky Design Engineering-Ken Krueger

Duhg,
Use the standard 5.00 x 5 tube in the 380 x 150 tires. I would also suggest using a "Michlein No Leak" tube. They hold the air pressure much better!!I have enclosed a picture of Van's...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-04-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 988
Posted By CT Brietigam
Standby alternator

Bobby,
I've been running the BC410-H alternator on my plane for the past eleven years without a single issue. Great product! And wonderful peace of mind!!
Chuck Brietigam
Rv-6XXL
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-19-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,545
Posted By CT Brietigam
HFS

H...For Stout: the MacGyver of RV's!!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-29-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,081
Posted By CT Brietigam
Fuel sender flange gaskets

I've never been a huge fan of using straight nut plates to secure the fuel tank access cover or the fuel sender unit to it. I have found that using self sealed nut plates from B&B Aircraft Supply in...
Forum: Rocket 04-22-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,098
Posted By CT Brietigam
Bigger wheel pants

Good morning GT-401,
An absolutely great source for larger wheel pants is Ken Krueger. He has larger 6.00 x 6 carbon fiber pants that are pre-drilled and come with all the necessary hardware...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-06-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,770
Posted By CT Brietigam
Voltage at the plug

All of the electronic ignition systems are extremely reliable. But, if you look at the voltage supplied at the plugs, Electroair would be my choice.
Chuck Brietigam
RV-6XXL IO-540
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-03-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,120
Posted By CT Brietigam
McFarlane Cowl Saver Baffle Seal Material.

Looking for a piece of the older MacFarlane cowl saver baffling material. It is gray on both sides and was discontinued several years back. The new material is black on one side and gray on the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-22-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,120
Posted By CT Brietigam
baffling material

I just purchased some from Aircraft Spruce. McFarlane still sells it. I ordered gray and it came black on one side and gray on the other. It sure wasn't all gray like I had pick up eight years ago....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,504
Posted By CT Brietigam
Boise RV-4

Chattin35,
Give me a call and I'll set you up.
Chuck Brietigam
Eagle
939-0604
Forum: Engine Monitors 03-11-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,193
Posted By CT Brietigam
Reggie Smith

I sent my VM 1000 to Reggie last week for overhaul. Many of the sweep indications/segments had disappeared and the back lighting was fading. It was returned yesterday and installed today. What a...
Forum: RV-3 10-25-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,782
Posted By CT Brietigam
Smile old set of RV-3 plans

Hello Jim,
The plans I have are dated 1/3/73 and have an 830 serial number on them. Send me your address and I will put them in a tube and send them on to you. You can reimburse the shipping...
Forum: RV-3 10-24-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,782
Posted By CT Brietigam
Early RV-3 plans

Hello Jim,
I think I have what you're looking for. They are in my hangar and I will verify that tomorrow for you. They're a little discolored from age but still very usable.
Blue skies,
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