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Forum: My RV Build Project 09-04-2022, 11:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
Newest video

https://youtu.be/5KTO6P2HmEo
Forum: Oregon 08-02-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By msmst25
Trailer Rental for RV-10 Fuselage

It's time for me to move the fuselage out of the garage and into a hangar at Aurora. The wheel base seems a little wide for your average trailer. Does anybody know where I can rent a trailer big...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-26-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
New video

https://youtu.be/NZXNeSaS6SY
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,506
Posted By msmst25
Very thin

I was very surprised at the amount needed to sand it down to make it fit. It is very thin.
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-21-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
Video 30

Work on fairings, firewall penetrations, attached forward fuselage assembly

McCoy's RV 10 Build Video 30
https://youtu.be/frlA6G4MN0w
Forum: RV-10 03-26-2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,396
Posted By msmst25
I ordered my quickbuild wings in October 2020. ...

I ordered my quickbuild wings in October 2020. They are supposed to be here in June, last update I got.
Forum: RV-10 03-13-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,879
Posted By msmst25
I ordered my Thunderbolt last week. I just...

I ordered my Thunderbolt last week. I just ordered it with no mags and no fuel system to lock in the price. Van's told me that Lycoming would contact me later to determine options.
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-06-2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
Doors complete!

McCoy's RV 10 Build Video 29
https://youtu.be/vUhg5FWnBO8
Forum: RV-10 02-12-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By msmst25
Aerosport low profile handle roll pins

I'm finally to the point of installing the outer door handle, but the included roll pins appear to be too large. Did anybody else encounter this issue, and if so, what size roll pin did you end up...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-06-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
More work on the doors

https://youtu.be/WdWfPBnsN_s
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-28-2022, 03:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
Newest video

https://youtu.be/T3dny5dDvNQ
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-07-2022, 02:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
New video

https://youtu.be/n55O-PZOkN0
Forum: RV-10 01-06-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By msmst25
Engine mount

I was wondering if anyone could share the instructions for pages FF 1-2 and FF 1-3
I am currently on page 46-02, and I'm curious what instructions are on the two pages referenced there.
Thanks for...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-09-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
Another new video

More work on the doors.

https://youtu.be/3dwrvMdIwHc
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-27-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
New video

https://youtu.be/8rSS_tTyKv0
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-21-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
Finally got another video done.

A bunch of work on the passenger door.

https://youtu.be/ABL2paP_ueU
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-22-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
Latest Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71x54tztH8A
Forum: RV-10 07-07-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,497
Posted By msmst25
Thanks

Thanks for the responses. That's exactly what I needed.

Matt
Forum: RV-10 07-07-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,497
Posted By msmst25
Sikaflex

I'm about to install my rear windows, decided on Sikaflex. I've watched the Zach Chase videos a couple of times. I have searched the forums for the answer to these questions, but couldn't really...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-20-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
Latest video-Overhead console install

https://youtu.be/hCaKpXj32kA
Forum: RV-10 05-03-2021, 02:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,345
Posted By msmst25
I was planning to finish the quick build wings...

I was planning to finish the quick build wings first, but I’ve been waiting 7 months and I have no idea when they are coming. My slow build fuselage is essentially complete. Are you doing it all...
Forum: RV-10 05-03-2021, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By msmst25
Deburr

I assume you mean the inside edges. It helps to have a longer arm for the deburring tool for some tighter spots (somewhat counterintuitive). I have also put a deburring bit in a right angle drill...
Forum: RV-10 05-03-2021, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By msmst25
Thanks for the quick responses. I ordered the...

Thanks for the quick responses. I ordered the parts from vans
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2021, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By msmst25
Flanges

Well, the flanges were easy to find on aircraft spruce, but if theyíre supposed to be included, Iíd rather not pay for them.
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2021, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By msmst25
Aerosport NACA vent valve

I was wondering if others that purchased the valve received the flange to connect the scat tube to the bulkhead with their order. The website made it seem like it was included, but my order didn't...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-25-2021, 12:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
New video. Fiberglass work

https://youtu.be/eakCDhkoKSk
Forum: RV-10 04-18-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,961
Posted By msmst25
R-1011 Rudder fairing

I'm using Ziptips for my lighting system, so I was thinking about modifying my rudder fairing to remove area for the tail light. I was planning to just cut out the area where marked and fill with...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-02-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
Another video

New video posted to youtube today with work on the cabin cover.

https://youtu.be/kALURAOGHn4
Forum: RV-10 03-30-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,345
Posted By msmst25
Forward fuselage

This may seem like a stupid question, but is it possible to attach the cabin top prior to attaching the upper forward fuselage assembly? Just attach it everywhere but the few screws at the top of...
Forum: RV-10 03-30-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,345
Posted By msmst25
Finish kit

Iíve had the finish kit on order for awhile now. It is supposed to arrive in May. I assume that work will last until the wings finally arrive.
Forum: RV-10 03-29-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,345
Posted By msmst25
What to do next?

I think I'm kind of in the same boat as many others at this point with an unexpected wait for the next kits (finishing and QB wings).
I've got my cabin cover fitted into place, but I still have my...
Forum: RV-10 03-29-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,004
Posted By msmst25
SB fuselage

I finished my empennage in a couple of months, and had to wait for the SB fuselage to arrive. I started the SB fuse 6 months ago, and am just about to the point where I can't move on until I get the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-15-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-05-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
New video

https://youtu.be/K68hkcciHzI
Forum: RV-10 02-22-2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,184
Posted By msmst25
So do you just cleco the assembly in position to...

So do you just cleco the assembly in position to attach the canopy cover? Where exactly are the access covers needed. I’m twice that weight and extremely inflexible.
Forum: RV-10 02-21-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,184
Posted By msmst25
Section 41

I've just reached Section 41, attaching the upper forward fuselage assembly. The plans mention being able to keep the assembly separate in order to work on the instrument panel. I'm planning to...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-12-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
New video

https://youtu.be/4jO68rjYiXQ
Forum: RV-10 02-10-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,997
Posted By msmst25
Instructions

You can find installation instructions on the Aircraft Specialty website. I ordered my brake and fuel lines directly from Tom. The TS Flightlines website does not have the instructions. Tom is...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-10-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 820
Posted By msmst25
Andair Fuel Selector Valve

Just a hint to hopefully save somebody some time. I was trying to figure out how to change the orientation of the elbows coming out of the FS20X7 valve. There were no screws holding them in place...
Forum: RV-10 02-08-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,599
Posted By msmst25
Thanks

Thanks for all of the replies and links. This is exactly the information I needed.
Forum: RV-10 02-04-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,599
Posted By msmst25
That’s the one I ordered.

That’s the one I ordered.
Forum: RV-10 02-04-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,599
Posted By msmst25
Andair fuel valve

Well, I thought I had it figured out. Tom at TS Flightlines got back to me right away and sent me a PDF with installation instructions. Apparently you can find them on the Aircraft Specialty...
Forum: RV-10 02-04-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,877
Posted By msmst25
crating

I'm fortunate enough to live near Van's. I didn't realize that not having items crated was even an option until I ordered my quickbuild wings.
Forum: RV-10 02-04-2021, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,917
Posted By msmst25
Rudder cables

Donít install the snap bushings in the guides for the rudder cables until you slide them over the rudder cable.
Forum: RV-10 02-03-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,599
Posted By msmst25
Some pics for clarification

Here are some pics. I'm not really sure how to get the hose connected from the fuel selector valve to the...
Forum: RV-10 02-03-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,599
Posted By msmst25
ts flightlines

I just received my TS Flightlines cabin fuel lines and I was wondering if anybody would be willing to share pics of their install. I've tried doing a forum search and google search and haven't...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-02-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
New video

https://youtu.be/S_-aqSLQpFA
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-30-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 649
Posted By msmst25
Brake master cylinder

I am assembling the rudder and brake pedals, and using TS flightlines brake lines. I was wondering if there is any reason not to use the blue NPT fittings in the brake master cylinder, or if it is...
Forum: RV-10 01-28-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,988
Posted By msmst25
Thanks for the recommendation. Just ordered a...

Thanks for the recommendation. Just ordered a copy.
Forum: RV-10 01-27-2021, 11:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,988
Posted By msmst25
Resources

What is a good resource to try to figure out how to plan the electrical system? I donít even know where to start.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-23-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,434
Posted By msmst25
Reference

Iím wondering if anybody can recommend a good book or other reference source that describes these things. I donít know much about engines, and Iíd like to learn, but find it difficult to piece the...
Forum: RV-10 01-21-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,563
Posted By msmst25
seal

I just looked at mine (SB kit), and it looks like it might fit if you don't trim it (but it would be a tight fit). I don't see why you couldn't wait until you've built the door and do a test fit...
Forum: RV-10 01-11-2021, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,527
Posted By msmst25
Mods

Iíve spent all of my build time over the past week fabricating and installing access panels in the rear seat and baggage floors as well as running conduit. None of this was in the plans, and...
Forum: RV-10 01-03-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By msmst25
Conduit

Thanks for the replies. I think I am going to send one through the rear spar and 2 up through the baggage floor on the out board side. Total of three on each side.
Forum: RV-10 01-03-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By msmst25
Section 33-5

I'm just about to install the baggage area floor and the floor under the rear seats and the instructions mention to run wiring now. I'm wondering if I should just put in a length of conduit on each...
Forum: RV-10 12-30-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,542
Posted By msmst25
Instructions

One problem that Iíve encountered is that it will call out the dimples and or countersinking for one part and just ignore that for a part right next to it. When you get to the fuselage, make sure...
Forum: RV-10 12-11-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,323
Posted By msmst25
Wedge

After monkeying around with my own attempts trying to make a jig, I broke down and bought the cleaveland wedge tool. It worked great. If I still had a table saw and woodshop, I would have made my...
Forum: RV-10 12-11-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,965
Posted By msmst25
Mistakes

I put a dent in my vertical stabilizer within the first hour of starting to rivet. I still make mistakes on a regular basis. Sometimes it means I need to stop for the day. Other times I just move...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-10-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
New video.

https://youtu.be/gf1CHk7_U-U
Forum: RV-10 12-02-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,316
Posted By msmst25
Conduit and wing wire run

I'm doing a SB fuse while waiting for my QB wings to arrive. I'm on page 29-15 and Step 4 instructs to enlarge the wing wire run location in the mid side skins. I have 2 questions:
Is it possible...
Forum: RV-10 11-28-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,147
Posted By msmst25
Thanks. I had briefly looked ahead, but didn’t...

Thanks. I had briefly looked ahead, but didn’t think that the wing attachment was going to be in this set of plans, so I missed it. Page 44-10 shows that it is a 470 river.
Forum: RV-10 11-28-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,147
Posted By msmst25
Countersinking F-1004K

Still at work on section 29, and just wanted to resolve a question. On page 29-11 it shows the #30 holes that should not be dimpled, but Iím guessing there is a typo in the diagram and that the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-23-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 28,250
Posted By msmst25
Help from the boy, and a mistake

The 17 yo helped a little today.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50639132038_b2afd6cb91_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2k9NMHq)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2k9NMHq) by Matt McCoy...
Forum: RV-10 11-20-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,976
Posted By msmst25
Aerial photography

Iíve been using GoProís with nflightcam strut mounts, but the image quality isnít great compared to a dslr or mirrorless camera. It also limits the ability to significantly change the field of view....
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