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Forum: RV-10 08-05-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By 1001001
Sorry, I mistook which step the OP was asking...

Sorry, I mistook which step the OP was asking about. I hope my clarification above is enough to avoid confusion.
Forum: RV-10 08-05-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By 1001001
On my fuselage kit (shipped 2018) the cuts in...

On my fuselage kit (shipped 2018) the cuts in Step 1 were already made-- Step 3 was easy, but needed a fair bit of material removal.

Priming is primarily an anticorrosion thing. I don't think you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,387
Posted By 1001001
This is the elephant in the room with activities...

This is the elephant in the room with activities like airventure. All the stories I have heard here and from friends who have attended for many years regarding flying in to the show have me nearly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,439
Posted By 1001001
I see these as very separate issues. None of...

I see these as very separate issues. None of these come from the same vendors. Engines have always been a long lead time item, and it makes sense to order them ahead of time, or to buy from a non...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,439
Posted By 1001001
Not all of us have had the same experience with...

Not all of us have had the same experience with ACS. Generally they're good, but their website tends to over-promise on delivery...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,439
Posted By 1001001
I'll add to this: Ordered 3x of an important...

I'll add to this:

Ordered 3x of an important part from a very major vendor from a very major manufacturer. Was told "Expected Shipping: [3 weeks from order]".

Checked dutifully at order + 3 weeks:...
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,666
Posted By 1001001
What about the possible annoyance of the tubes...

What about the possible annoyance of the tubes hanging down when in use? I'm not suggesting they just be left hanging there 100% of the time; more concerned about whether they interfere or distract...
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2022, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,666
Posted By 1001001
I'm close to beginning the installation of the O2...

I'm close to beginning the installation of the O2 system in my overhead, but wanted to ask those of you who have done this whether you'd do it again.

Are there any inconveniences/interferences...
Forum: Reviews 07-22-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By 1001001
I bought one from harbor freight and it has...

I bought one from harbor freight and it has worked great for me. On the RV-10, there aren't many pulled rivets, but I think it's worth it to not destroy my wrists installing the floor pans and seat...
Forum: RV-10 07-18-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,247
Posted By 1001001
This is what I did. #2 +12V up the left side, #2...

This is what I did. #2 +12V up the left side, #2 ground up the right side to the firewall and panel grounding bus. Not flying yet.

There will be a small ground bus tied to this line in the rear of...
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,302
Posted By 1001001
Bill, Are the clevises, bearing, and rod part of...

Bill,

Are the clevises, bearing, and rod part of a kit, or did you source them separately?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-17-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By 1001001
I was able to modify a wing cradle given to me by...

I was able to modify a wing cradle given to me by an RV-7 builder for my RV-10 wings--didn't take much--so most likely your cradle would be great for any builder.
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,873
Posted By 1001001
Wow, that is some nice work!

Wow, that is some nice work!
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-15-2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,507
Posted By 1001001
Is there a standard way to wire for both LEMO and...

Is there a standard way to wire for both LEMO and dual plug? Are they simply tied together at the station, or do you need separate runs for LEMO and dual all the way back to the audio panel?
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-15-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,507
Posted By 1001001
LEMO pros/cons?

Anyone have an opinion on LEMO vs. standard headset jacks? The headsets I have now for my Mooney are all standard, but I could be convinced to switch/adapt to LEMO in the RV-10 if the benefits were...
Forum: RV-15 07-15-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,608
Posted By 1001001
Don't the final sized holes still have to be...

Don't the final sized holes still have to be deburred? My RV-10 flaps came with final size holes in the skins and ribs, and I seem to remember still needing to debur them before dimpling.
Forum: RV-15 07-12-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,608
Posted By 1001001
Does anyone have stats on past RV...

Does anyone have stats on past RV announcements--what has the timing typically been from announcement/reveal to kit production/delivery?
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 829
Posted By 1001001
It would be very nice if Van's could ship partial...

It would be very nice if Van's could ship partial kits to help alleviate this. I'd love to have an engine mount at this point...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,875
Posted By 1001001
I have a ton of old computer parts lying around,...

I have a ton of old computer parts lying around, and among them are a few big (130mm) PC power supply cooling fans. The power supplies kicked the bucket years ago, but the fans were fine, so I saved...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-02-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,155
Posted By 1001001
I can't find the South Florida headliner on their...

I can't find the South Florida headliner on their web site. Do they still make it? they show every other piece of wall/floor covering except the headliner on the site. There's kind of a hint of a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,995
Posted By 1001001
So, I just talked to Van's, and they say my...

So, I just talked to Van's, and they say my finish kit has a target date of April 2023. I ordered it in February 2022 and was given a 13-14 month lead time. So, it doesn't sound like they're doing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By 1001001
Aerospace Reports is apparently right down the...

Aerospace Reports is apparently right down the street from FAA. They walk the paperwork over personally. They handled the registration transfer when I bought my Mooney and it was quick and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,995
Posted By 1001001
Guess I'll have to get on the phone and see...

Guess I'll have to get on the phone and see what's up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,995
Posted By 1001001
Full-kit meaning what? Including Finishing and...

Full-kit meaning what? Including Finishing and FWF?

I ordered my Finish kit in January and haven't heard any news.
Forum: RV-10 06-24-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By 1001001
Ah. I didn't realize they were intending that...

Ah. I didn't realize they were intending that you drill only through one side of the hinge. I guess I didn't get that "put a wedge between the hinge halves" indicates that the hinge is not fully...
Forum: RV-10 06-24-2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By 1001001
Silly Question? Why Modify Clecos for Baggage Door

On Page 34-5 of the plans, the builder is instructed specifically to modify two clecos bu shortening the center blade for use in installation of the baggage door hinge.

I'm struggling to understand...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2022, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,465
Posted By 1001001
I'm about to be the father of twins (in a couple...

I'm about to be the father of twins (in a couple of months).

I knew there was a good reason I started building an RV-10!

The build is progressing well so far but I am in for a big dose of "life...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,025
Posted By 1001001
hmmm, this seems like an opportunity for some...

hmmm, this seems like an opportunity for some tests.

I have some pieces of scrap HDPE around. When I get around to building my extended range tanks and break out the sealant, maybe I'll do some...
Forum: RV-10 06-21-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,663
Posted By 1001001
Do you have a reference of some of the drag...

Do you have a reference of some of the drag reduction mods you have done on your -10? This is pertinent to my interests :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-21-2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By 1001001
Thanks! Very interesting. My -10 will have the...

Thanks! Very interesting. My -10 will have the Airflow Performance fuel injection that the engine came with, but I'm planning on the SDS CPI-2 ignition.

Have you ever had any indication of ice...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-21-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By 1001001
What altitudes are you flying that 93E10? Do you...

What altitudes are you flying that 93E10? Do you find any altitude/temperature concerns with it? Here at our airport, the only way to get that in our airplanes would be to tanker it on site, or...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-21-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By 1001001
I'll toss this in. Although my knowledge of...

I'll toss this in. Although my knowledge of engines is admittedly far less than many here, my concerns about 100LL vs auto fuel are of a somewhat different nature than cost or availability.

I'd...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-20-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,253
Posted By 1001001
IMO, and I'm not an expert, I would want an...

IMO, and I'm not an expert, I would want an answer to what caused the keeper to fail. The proximate cause is seldom the root cause of a failure.
Forum: RV-10 06-15-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1001001
Yes, but I was hoping to try to eliminate some of...

Yes, but I was hoping to try to eliminate some of that work if possible.
Forum: RV-10 06-14-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1001001
Gee, I have no idea what you're talking...

Gee, I have no idea what you're talking about.


;)
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-14-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,155
Posted By 1001001
Do you think you added significant weight doing...

Do you think you added significant weight doing the smooting?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-14-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,155
Posted By 1001001
How much finishing work do people usually do on...

How much finishing work do people usually do on the interior of the RV-10 cabin cover? Obviously, if the intent is to only paint the inside, a lot of finish work would be required. If one intends...
Forum: RV-10 06-14-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1001001
Now do Door Fitting

Another cabin cover fitting related question:

I don't have my doors, and don't expect to see them until next January or so, based on Van's estimated lead times when I ordered my finishing kit.

But,...
Forum: Tools 06-12-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,046
Posted By 1001001
I have several different vises, but for doing the...

I have several different vises, but for doing the longerons on my RV-10, I used my 4" vise and just c-clamped it to an EAA table (I built the tables with a 1-1/2" to 2" overhanging edge so I could...
Forum: RV-10 06-11-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,781
Posted By 1001001
Forgive my ignorance, but do you mean the...

Forgive my ignorance, but do you mean the measurements in his pictures, or does he have a text description I haven't found yet?


I think I found the post you're referring to:...
Forum: RV-10 06-11-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,781
Posted By 1001001
Thanks a ton for that build log! Your...

Thanks a ton for that build log! Your description is easy to follow and the pictures are very illustrative. Ivan's pictures are quite useful, too, but it takes a lot of background to interpret...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By 1001001
Would you be willing to share information on the...

Would you be willing to share information on the models of cameras you have installed? Might be a useful reference for others.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,377
Posted By 1001001
My impression from the FAR/AIM was that the pilot...

My impression from the FAR/AIM was that the pilot is only required to inform a tower controller of the experimental nature of the airplane, and not necessarily en route controllers. This language is...
Forum: RV-10 06-03-2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By 1001001
Thanks again!

Thanks again!
Forum: RV-10 06-03-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By 1001001
If you can provide that high res pic, I'd be...

If you can provide that high res pic, I'd be grateful.
Forum: RV-10 06-03-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By 1001001
Thanks, guys! I *really* appreciate the replies....

Thanks, guys!

I *really* appreciate the replies. VAF is great!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-03-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By 1001001
I'm sorry to hear that. I had it for about 4-5...

I'm sorry to hear that. I had it for about 4-5 years prior, so it had a good run, I guess, but should've lasted longer.
Forum: RV-10 06-03-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By 1001001
Aerosport 310 Panel Question - GDU-460 + G5 Fit?

I know that some people have squeezed both a GDU-460 and a G5 into the pilot's side panel cutout in an Aerosport 310 panel.

I have been working with panel layouts and I just can't see how to do...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-02-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By 1001001
Is that the GDL39 you bought from me? How's it...

Is that the GDL39 you bought from me? How's it working?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-02-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By 1001001
SDS EI Box Location

At some point, I could have sworn I saw a photo of someone who located their SDS EI control box under one of the forward seats of an RV-10. I can't find that picture or thread here, searching with...
Forum: RV-10 06-02-2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,700
Posted By 1001001
Richard, I looked through the G5 installation...

Richard,

I looked through the G5 installation manual and couldn't find a reference for a maximum tilt angle of the instrument, so I assume the angle of your console where it's mounted isn't a...
Forum: RV-10 05-31-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,781
Posted By 1001001
When I go to that link all I see is a gallery of...

When I go to that link all I see is a gallery of pictures. Is there any accompanying text?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,853
Posted By 1001001
If all the cylinders' peaks fall closely together...

If all the cylinders' peaks fall closely together in time/mixture position/fuel flow, then they are all leaned to the same degree, right?

The absolute value of the EGT doesn't show you when a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,875
Posted By 1001001
The alternator belt on my Mooney failed last fall...

The alternator belt on my Mooney failed last fall on takeoff. Unfortunately, the reason it failed was that the drive pulley bearing in my alternator failed. I had plenty of time to get to my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,354
Posted By 1001001
Regulatory capture is a thing always and...

Regulatory capture is a thing always and everywhere. Regulation is never a panacea and carries risks and problems of its own.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,354
Posted By 1001001
Nothing would stop a competitor to GAMI from...

Nothing would stop a competitor to GAMI from having certified, and manufacturing and distributing, another unleaded fuel, absent interference from a regulating agency.

Or are you implying that the...
Forum: RV-10 05-31-2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,700
Posted By 1001001
Excellent, thank you!

Excellent, thank you!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-30-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,228
Posted By 1001001
My friend's RV-10 has dual Lightspeeds powered by...

My friend's RV-10 has dual Lightspeeds powered by independent circuits wired directly to the main batteries (one on each battery). There are two circuit breakers in the back by the battery in case...
Forum: Traditional vs. Alternative Powerplants 05-29-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,516
Posted By 1001001
Don't forget...

Don't forget SDS:
http://www.sdsefi.com/aircraft.html
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 05-29-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,495
Posted By 1001001
RV-15 is now going to be a 6-seat backcountry...

RV-15 is now going to be a 6-seat backcountry high-wing with a gross weight of 4500 lb!
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 05-29-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,495
Posted By 1001001
The Velocity Twin is a rather expensive kit, at...

The Velocity Twin is a rather expensive kit, at $143,000 base price. Add retractable gear and the firewall forward kit and you're north of $170,000 just for the kits. The market would open up...
Forum: Tools 05-29-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By 1001001
I looked around at a lot of the printers when I...

I looked around at a lot of the printers when I decided to get one a couple of years ago. I wanted something that I wouldn't have to fiddle with too much--as turnkey as possible, that didn't require...
Forum: RV-10 05-29-2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1001001
Did you do that primarily to seal the gap, or...

Did you do that primarily to seal the gap, or prevent the two pieces from rubbing due to vibration? It sounds like that would make a pretty solid bond between the two.

EDIT: Oh, I see, it's just a...
Forum: RV-10 05-29-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,911
Posted By 1001001
These make sense to me. I have a set of the...

These make sense to me. I have a set of the PlaneAround angled door pins as well as the 180 degree latch kit that I plan on using.
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