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Forum: RV-10 08-20-2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,584
Posted By TTaylor
That is the old style. Pictured is the new...

That is the old style. Pictured is the new bracket and stock stops along with the Flyboys aftermarket stop. To make the aftermarket stop work with the new bracket I will have to mill itís thickness...
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,584
Posted By TTaylor
Thanks for all of the responses. I think I'll try...

Thanks for all of the responses. I think I'll try to cut down the thickness of delrin to make it fit. Not sure how great it will turn out given I have to reduce it by about 1/3; if it doesn't turn...
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,584
Posted By TTaylor
Flyboys Accessories Delrin Rudder Stop

I've checked as well as I can in the forum to see if this question has been answered, and I'm coming up empty, so gonna give this a whirl. Prior to receipt of my kit when doing research on the great...
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By TTaylor
Below are links to two YouTube videos where the...

Below are links to two YouTube videos where the builders discuss this very topic and the use of a rubber or plastic donut on the bucking bar to hold the flange tight when riveting commences -

Here...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-07-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,390
Posted By TTaylor
Here is PlaneLady's - you can jump to 11:00:...

Here is PlaneLady's - you can jump to 11:00: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGHZLWY9KXA&list=PLDGsaS3osmwvtkSMiqoDZ8N-hbme9_N9J&index=37

Austin Manke's @ 16:50:...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-06-2022, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,390
Posted By TTaylor
Thanks guys! Iíll remember these tips for next...

Thanks guys! Iíll remember these tips for next time. Iíve seen the donut trick discussed by Plane Lady and Austin Manke, just wasnít prepared at all for the way this morphed as the rivet squeezed....
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-06-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,390
Posted By TTaylor
Gap between rib flange and spar (practice kit)

Iím working on my last project kit before finally starting on my -10 in earnest. This is the control surface practice kit. When the ribs were clekoed to the front spar they were nice and tight; no...
Forum: Safety 07-18-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,102
Posted By TTaylor
Quite the opposite! Had one on a Jeep Grand...

Quite the opposite! Had one on a Jeep Grand Cherokee once and never had so many close calls with deer. They seemed to want to stop in the road to see what in the **** the whistling was. Talked to a...
Forum: RV-10 07-18-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,207
Posted By TTaylor
Awesome - thank you!

Awesome - thank you!
Forum: RV-10 07-16-2022, 10:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,207
Posted By TTaylor
Beautiful! Are you running their AC? Curious to...

Beautiful! Are you running their AC? Curious to know whether their overhead console will work without AC and just the rear NACA ducts like Aerosportís.
Forum: Reviews 07-07-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By TTaylor
I'm a huge fan as well - their customer support...

I'm a huge fan as well - their customer support is beyond belief!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,250
Posted By TTaylor
Sad news, indeed. Prayers for a full and speedy...

Sad news, indeed. Prayers for a full and speedy recovery!
Forum: RV-10 06-26-2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By TTaylor
Yes, I am waiting on one. Ordered it and the...

Yes, I am waiting on one. Ordered it and the control surface practice kits not long before ordering my empennage and wings. Have since received the empennage and wings, and canceled my order on the...
Forum: Reviews 06-22-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By TTaylor
Looks fantastic!

Looks fantastic!
Forum: RV-10 06-14-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,148
Posted By TTaylor
Congrats! Great looking bird!

Congrats! Great looking bird!
Forum: RV-10 06-09-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,790
Posted By TTaylor
I don't know that this spreadsheet is valid...

I don't know that this spreadsheet is valid anymore as it has only 1 crate for the RV-10 empennage. All current kits seem to be shipping in 2 now.
Forum: RV-10 06-08-2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,790
Posted By TTaylor
The same post is on another thread indicating its...

The same post is on another thread indicating its an aileron pushrod tube. Same is backordered for my -10 wing kit that I picked up in April, so it doesn't appear to be impacting shipping dates for...
Forum: RV-10 05-04-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,395
Posted By TTaylor
Not to cause thread drift here, but wouldn't the...

Not to cause thread drift here, but wouldn't the optional fixed/variable mode switch in a p-mag install allow for the same override that you speak of?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,412
Posted By TTaylor
Lack of Blue Film is Normal

I just picked up my first RV-10 kit (wings) last week and took the factory tour while at Van's. One of the first things our tour guide covered was the blue film on many of the parts, and how...
Forum: RV-15 04-25-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,512
Posted By TTaylor
Iím betting it will be at OSH Ď22

Being in the hangar at Vanís today and hearing them working away on the -15 behind the steel curtain really made it difficult not to beg and grovel for a sneak peek. Not that it would have mattered....
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-21-2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,592
Posted By TTaylor
Wing kit ready for pickup!

Got the email from the mothership today that crating of our wing kit is complete and itís ready for pickup! Booked my one-way flight to PDX and Iím bringing that baby home on Monday. This is going to...
Forum: RV-10 03-21-2022, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,976
Posted By TTaylor
This is cool - thank you!

This is cool - thank you!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-17-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,470
Posted By TTaylor
Great info - thank you! We've loosely settled on...

Great info - thank you! We've loosely settled on a plan of flying down one-way and picking up a U-Haul for the way home. Cost is reasonable and I can ensure the crates stay dry. Car trailer is a...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-17-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,798
Posted By TTaylor
I did something similar to Doug but used...

I did something similar to Doug but used retractable wheels that you just step on to raise and lower. One in each corner of my 2 EAA...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-16-2022, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,470
Posted By TTaylor
Thanks for the lead! We've seen this place...

Thanks for the lead! We've seen this place several times but never stopped. Will have to give it a try -
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-15-2022, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,470
Posted By TTaylor
Thank you! That is basically what I had...

Thank you! That is basically what I had envisioned for unloading but was afraid I was missing a ďgotchaĒ. Appreciate your response!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-15-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,470
Posted By TTaylor
Will Call Kit Pickup

Hello! My wing kit is set to go to crating in April and will be my first RV-10 kit; I appear to be one of those that will be getting the SB wings before empennage. Anyhow, I'm wanting to do will call...
Forum: RV-10 03-10-2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,790
Posted By TTaylor
That would be my situation as well. Emp and wings...

That would be my situation as well. Emp and wings ordered same day; wings now projected to crate first by about 4 weeks.
Forum: RV-10 02-25-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,790
Posted By TTaylor
Thanks for the clarification, Greg!

Thanks for the clarification, Greg!
Forum: RV-10 02-24-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,790
Posted By TTaylor
No idea; I wondered as well.

No idea; I wondered as well.
Forum: RV-10 02-24-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,790
Posted By TTaylor
The kit status page (vansaircraft.com/kitstatus)...

The kit status page (vansaircraft.com/kitstatus) should update to show your kit with "parts being produced".
Forum: RV-10 02-02-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,790
Posted By TTaylor
See image for what is displaying on the order...

See image for what is displaying on the order status page.
Forum: RV-10 01-31-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,790
Posted By TTaylor
I ordered my -10 empennage and wing kits in...

I ordered my -10 empennage and wing kits in October. At that time the lead times were 6 and 8 months respectively. I noticed that the latest lead time update from Van's has these out to 9 and 11...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-26-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,592
Posted By TTaylor
Thank you, Randy! You are definitely right about...

Thank you, Randy! You are definitely right about the motivation; your -10 is beautiful!
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-26-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,592
Posted By TTaylor
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-21-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,592
Posted By TTaylor
RV-10 N810TJ - Tyson in Snohomish, WA

Greetings! I can't help by feel like my post may be a bit premature, but we are officially on the waiting list for our RV-10 empennage and wing kits!

I have some prior building experience from an...
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