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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,036
Posted By Moresushi
N Number Wait Time

Requested mine May 2022 and got the standard website confirmation -

Your request for N-Number reservation has been accepted.
Please allow approximately 3 weeks for your reservation request to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,925
Posted By Moresushi
Smile Ahh, but they do!

[QUOTE= I guess I should just be thankful they don't use the same method for solid rivets.]

Ahh, but they do! When I did the inventory on my QB Fuse Kit, couldn't believe they put a handful of...
Forum: RV-10 10-04-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By Moresushi
EarthX Battery Mount Mod

Jon I wanted to thank you for the STL file on this mount mod. This was my first effort at 3D printing and I'm very pleased with the results. I had been trying to develop a printed design but your...
Forum: RV-10 09-10-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By Moresushi
Control Approach Rudder Pedals

I've installed the Control Approach Rudder Pedals up to the point of connecting the rudder cables. I deleted the Van's Rudder Pedals from my kit and yes the 1/2 inch wide, .050 thick 4130 steel strip...
Forum: Oregon 08-19-2022, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Moresushi
Call a Moving Company

I called a local moving company. The forward half of my Fuse fit right in the box truck. Plus no wind issues on the freeway.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-15-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,901
Posted By Moresushi
Trailing Edge Jig

I’m wondering if making an easy jig out of some angle aluminum would help? Cleco it all together and weight it down while the adhesive sets up. I also used some silicone paste between the jig and the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,693
Posted By Moresushi
Crating Window

Ordered my RV-10 QB Wings September 2020. Yes, 2020. Delays got tangled up with some of the past issues out of Van’s control. I received an email in May saying the kit will be “arriving at Vans soon”...
Forum: RV-10 07-26-2022, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,288
Posted By Moresushi
Zip Tips

Correct… No show “discount” except as you said, you get a free PosiStrobe Daylight with purchase. I mentioned I already had a tail light but it was included with the purchase anyway. I did order the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 16,170
Posted By Moresushi
That's not good news...

I know that they took my money but still waiting to hear. The receipt says to allow approximately 3 weeks for your reservation request to be processed. But it's only been a month for me. I'm...
Forum: RV-10 02-10-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,112
Posted By Moresushi
Smile RV-10 Finish AND FWF Kits

Ordered RV-10 Finish and FWF kits Jan 2021. Got an email from Van's yesterday that my Finish and FWF kits were ready to crate. Yay! :)
Forum: RV-10 12-06-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,163
Posted By Moresushi
It's True

Sad, but hate to say. It's true.
Forum: RV-10 12-03-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,163
Posted By Moresushi
Lead Times Getting Worse

Ordered my QB Wings Sept 2019. Estimate Crate Date is now Feb 16 2022 - Jul 20 2022

Ordered my Finish Kit and FWF Kits Jan 2020. Vans website says - Parts Being Produced. No Crate Date listed.

Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 22,752
Posted By Moresushi
Rotating Red Beacon

I'm also considering a Rotating Beacon. Check out superbrightleds. They have a nice Mini Emergency Vehicle LED Warning Light.
Forum: RV-10 09-01-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,956
Posted By Moresushi
Re: My choice

[QUOTE=tommylewis;1552775]Here is a picture of our RV10 with a handle mounted below back window mounted on the longeron.

Thank you sir. That's just what I was looking for. Much appreciated.

Forum: RV-10 09-01-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,956
Posted By Moresushi
RV 10 Handles

Vern - Are you referring to the longeron right below the rear window? You wouldn't happen to have a photo, would you?

Forum: RV-10 09-01-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,956
Posted By Moresushi
Handle above RV-10 window

If your are thinking about something like on a Cirrus, I'd be interested as well. But I was thinking about putting it below the window to help my wife climbing up and down the step.
Forum: RV-10 07-22-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,888
Posted By Moresushi

I don't have any experience with the Pneumatic Squeezer so I can't compare. I chose the Numatx for many of the same reasons Ronshort2000 mentioned. I like the small body and as mentioned, the yoke is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,827
Posted By Moresushi

+ 1 for Stewart AND Eric the driver.
Forum: Primers 05-26-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,263
Posted By Moresushi
Cheap HVLP Spray Gun

I've had good luck with the inexpensive purple HF HVLP Spray Gun. Cleaning prior to first use and after each use is important. The tip is VERY hard to remove the first time. There are some good...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-05-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,482
Posted By Moresushi
Zip Tips

Does anyone know the lead time when ordering Zip Tips?
Forum: Tools 02-12-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,393
Posted By Moresushi
Dimple with Numatx

I have the NUMATX Squeezer system with their yokes. I'm using Cleveland dies. I found that if I use a thin washer as a shim for the dies, set at 90 psi I get good dimples. Maybe some of it's due to a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By Moresushi
Van’s Plans Binders?

+ 1 on Spiral Bound.
Forum: RV-10 01-26-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,464
Posted By Moresushi
Hand Hold

I was thinking of making a drop in type flush hand hold like the one on the Boeing glareshield. Hoping to reduce glare on the flight instruments. But I'll probably just fill it in and use the center...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 863
Posted By Moresushi
Kit Lead Times

Yes I've been keeping track of lead times as well. I ordered my QB Wings late September and the info from Van's estimates June crating, or roughly 10 months. I've since ordered the finish kit and FWF...
Forum: RV-10 12-21-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,061
Posted By Moresushi

With Kaynar nuts a portion of the thread has been deformed to provide the locking action. It starts off round in shape but ends slightly oval. The increased friction prevents the nut from coming...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,434
Posted By Moresushi
Cochlear Implants

Check out this article from AOPA.

Looks like the FAA allows the use of implants for...
Forum: RV-14 11-28-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,850
Posted By Moresushi
Static System Question

I'm building a -10 and using the Cleveland Static Ports. My Tech Counselor used them on his -10 as well. Hope this helps.

PS I see you're in the Houston area?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,828
Posted By Moresushi
Hangar Lights

I just installed some that I bought at Home Depot. A neighbor had them and I was impressed. I have a 42'w x 40'd box with 15'+ ceiling and used 4. BIG difference from the florescent's that I had. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,985
Posted By Moresushi
Van's Plans

The RV-10 plans are 11x16. Hope this helps.
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,720
Posted By Moresushi
Elevator Line Up

Are you talking about the hole that you drilled for the center bearing or the bottom end of the horns?
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By Moresushi
Grip Length

It looks like the Grip Length is different. The AD-41-ABS grip is 1/16 vs. the LP4-3 is 3/16. I used the AD-41-ABS with no issues.
Forum: Reviews 06-18-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By Moresushi
Shout out to Stewart Transport

We had Stewart Transport deliver our RV-10 QB Fuse. Todd at Stewart Transport and Eric the driver did a fantastic job for us. What an excellent service they provide. The crane arrangement in the...
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,642
Posted By Moresushi
Fuse Kit Deletions

Some things to consider are:
After market windows and windscreen. Cee Bailey's is an option.
Upgrade the fuel valve to the Andair FS 20X7T from Van's.
Upgrade to Stainless Steel Heater Bypass Valve...
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,642
Posted By Moresushi
Control Approach Address

I know that Paul's address has recently changed. He's moved from Bend to Tigard, OR. A bit closer to Portland. He said, in September, that he got a new TIG welding guy that can even do a new Titanium...
Forum: RV-10 11-26-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,234
Posted By Moresushi
Ditto. I used #6 as well.

Ditto. I used #6 as well.
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