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Forum: RV-14 12-06-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By PatMac
Another deburring question...

New to the 14 kit. Section 5 clearly states no need to debur factory punched final sized holes. (Match drilled, sized- yes debur)

At a x-roads here w/ this for the 14. Seems risky to not debur...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,810
Posted By PatMac
Update

Greg and his team stepped right up and are working on replacement parts as I type.
This is my first deal w Vans and I have to say, I am more than impressed. In todays world, the customer is lucky...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,810
Posted By PatMac
This should buff out...lol

Most every panel is damaged. Longs bent, etc Awaiting replacements. Greg and his team are great. Shipper sucks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,810
Posted By PatMac
Video of some of the damage...

Video of some of the damage from shipping here:


Here are a few photos too...

Following up w/ shipper...but any additional reco's appreciated...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,810
Posted By PatMac
Beaten, battered and busted

Long awaited Feb2021 order delivered.... a bit beaten, battered and busted but contents seem okay....
The journey of a 1000 miles begins with the first step.. ;)

Update: Opened crate and found some...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-29-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By PatMac
FAA AC43-13

https://www.faa.gov/documentlibrary/media/advisory_circular/ac_43.13-1b_w-chg1.pdf
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-23-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By PatMac
WTB: Pneumatic squeezer

Looking to buy pneumatic squeezer. Had one purchased but sold to local person... :mad: Thanks in advance.
Forum: RV-14 09-15-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 182,017
Posted By PatMac
Man oh man...impressive. Congrats I'd love to...

Man oh man...impressive. Congrats I'd love to pick your brain as Im just getting started on my 14A
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-07-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 166,636
Posted By PatMac
That looks great. Congrats. Love to do that in...

That looks great. Congrats. Love to do that in my 14... Send link if you begin to sell plans, mold, panels. ;)
Mac
Forum: RV-14 08-26-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,037
Posted By PatMac
If you have any scrap, test. If not, creep up on...

If you have any scrap, test. If not, creep up on it w/ lower heat first. Clamping a conformed piece to it when cooling might help prevent warpage....
Forum: RV-14 08-21-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,380
Posted By PatMac
The guy at Clemson Aeronautics has a bunch of...

The guy at Clemson Aeronautics has a bunch of good videos on (his version of ) the dd dimpler. Here is the link. I'm buying his system and will donate to the builders at Bowman Field are...
Forum: RV-14 08-19-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,380
Posted By PatMac
"The use of a bit of tube over the rivet also...

"The use of a bit of tube over the rivet also helped keep the flanges flat onto the rib."

interested in this process. Would you have a pic or could you elaborate. Thanks in advance.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-12-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,793
Posted By PatMac
Would like to learn some best practice(s) on this...

Would like to learn some best practice(s) on this subject. Thanks in advance.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-12-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 815,343
Posted By PatMac
Looking good. Love that jig for rotation. Got me...

Looking good. Love that jig for rotation. Got me thinkin.. ;)
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-04-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 214,958
Posted By PatMac
Great progress

Looking good...

A thing about perfection.
My wife is part native American. She tells the story of her grandmother teaching about perfection. According to her, the natives would always put an...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-21-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,045
Posted By PatMac
Nice catch

Nice catch. Thanks for the heads-up. Keep us posted if you should hear back from Sup.
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By PatMac
Looking for -14 builders in KY region

Hello all,
Starting my -14A and looking for other 14 builders in the area. I live in Louisville, KY.
Thanks in advance,
PatMac
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-03-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,529
Posted By PatMac
Congrats. Nothing to add with regards to build...

Congrats. Nothing to add with regards to build as I too am purchasing my fist kit -14A. Following.
Forum: Tools 02-26-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,407
Posted By PatMac
Thanks for the great info. Talked w/ a few guys...

Thanks for the great info. Talked w/ a few guys here in the EAA and they offered to help w/ tools too. Appreciate the replies. Btw, I am ordering a lathe anyway... It's cheaper than a divorce and...
Forum: Tools 02-25-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,407
Posted By PatMac
Newbie... Question about tool kits

Hello. Received my customer number today for a -14A... It's surreal... and finally coming together...Excited and nervous.

Question about took kits. Have looked at many kits provided by the several...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-22-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,781
Posted By PatMac
Second on the Dymo/Brady label maker. We use it...

Second on the Dymo/Brady label maker. We use it all the time. Well worth the investment. One trick I leaned from an A/P is to use clear heat shrink over the label. (Not at joint/connection). Takes...
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