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Forum: RV-14 07-31-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By lipper03
Congrats, it's a fun journey!

Congrats, it's a fun journey!
Forum: RV-14 07-24-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By lipper03
Thanks for the kudos, I was thinking can I save...

Thanks for the kudos, I was thinking can I save it at first, but later this morning I ordered a new HS skin, and needed to order pro seal anyway, so made it kind of worth it.

I did flatten it and...
Forum: RV-14 07-24-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By lipper03
08-08 step 3, HS skin extra dimple

I did it today, extra dimple on top rear tip edge hole, squeezer and skin moved and result is an extra hole, cracked and all. And it's too close to the edge for spacing. So I think the answer is a...
Forum: Texas (South) 07-23-2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By lipper03
Sunday ride availability?

I'm taking my Dakota in for annual tomorrow at Houston Southwest (AXH) and need a ride back to West Houston (IWS), anyone going to be out and about available to pick me up and drop me off?
Forum: Texas (South) 07-11-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By lipper03
Iím planning on going in my Dakota, holler if...

Iím planning on going in my Dakota, holler if anyone wants to join. Got my emp kit finally, so working on horz stab.
Forum: RV-14 07-03-2022, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,373
Posted By lipper03
Nice, thanks for pointing us in the right...

Nice, thanks for pointing us in the right direction!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-03-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By lipper03
What about B2?

What about B2?
Forum: RV-14 07-03-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,373
Posted By lipper03
I think itís 9-9 step 7, but I havenít done yet,...

I think itís 9-9 step 7, but I havenít done yet, just been reading the next sections.
Forum: RV-14 07-02-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,815
Posted By lipper03
ODFL was $760 something.

ODFL was $760 something.
Forum: RV-14 06-30-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,815
Posted By lipper03
Emp kit delivered

My emp kit was delivered today. About 9 months was the lead time. Excited to continue building!
Forum: RV-14 06-20-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,815
Posted By lipper03
Odfl picking up emp crate tomorrow

Just got an email from odfl that they are scheduled for pick up of my emp crate in Oregon tomorrow! Donít know how long it will take to make it to TX to schedule delivery, but excited anyway!
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2022, 04:51 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,815
Posted By lipper03
Any delivers since end of May? My crating window...

Any delivers since end of May? My crating window is almost up and I havenít heard anything, so getting nervous.
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,238
Posted By lipper03
There are quite a few blogs you can find with a...

There are quite a few blogs you can find with a google search, as well as EAA's https://eaabuilderslog.org. Some have times, some don't.

I did an estimate using a few of the sites, and then went to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,770
Posted By lipper03
Uv light will help find a leak as well. Oil has a...

Uv light will help find a leak as well. Oil has a glow to it under uv.
Forum: RV-14 05-27-2022, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By lipper03
Haven't done that yet, but liked the AEX...

Haven't done that yet, but liked the AEX Cleveland tool on the rudder, so of course think the TE tool would be good too. I did do a partial squeeze (to just before flat set would touch the skin)...
Forum: RV-14 05-26-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,815
Posted By lipper03
status change today

Saw my EMP kit status changed to assigned to crating today! Dates still May 30th to June 20th. But so exciting!
Forum: RV-14 05-21-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By lipper03
I did get a change to talk to Larry at McFarland...

I did get a change to talk to Larry at McFarland today, and both 9 and 12 are acceptable. The 12 does have a shorter recommenced TBO and may see bearing wear more then a 9, but no safety of flight or...
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By lipper03
Haha Iím using pmags :)

Haha Iím using pmags :)
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2022, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By lipper03
Thanks Walt, I'll ask McFarland, now that I'm...

Thanks Walt, I'll ask McFarland, now that I'm freaking out!
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By lipper03
Well thatís why I was asking vans, they didnít...

Well thatís why I was asking vans, they didnít say there was a restriction or limitation, McFarland can confirm that?
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By lipper03
ordered 3 blade MT-12-B/188/59f

I ordered the MT-12-B/188-59f today after a few questions and pro/cons from Kevin in van's tech support. Excited!
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2022, 05:40 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,815
Posted By lipper03
Great news folks are seeing emp orders assigned...

Great news folks are seeing emp orders assigned to crating or ready for pickup! Hopefully I’ll be soon!
Forum: Primers 05-15-2022, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,522
Posted By lipper03
Interesting, do you remember where did you found...

Interesting, do you remember where did you found that? I did read about ezcoat being better as a primer without a top coat then se without a top coat. Since I'm using EZcoat only is why I'm curious....
Forum: Primers 05-15-2022, 06:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,522
Posted By lipper03
Just curious, why both primers?

Just curious, why both primers?
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By lipper03
Which two blade did you go with?

Which two blade did you go with?
Forum: Primers 05-14-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,522
Posted By lipper03
ezcoat

I've been using ezcoat, maroon pad, prekote clean with maroon pad (or bonami like mentioned), rinse, dry, prime, light coat. I think the ezcoat went on better then the self etch can. I tested a...
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By lipper03
14A Thunderbolt 390-EXP119 prop?

Looking for prop advise on my 14A, just ordered a Thunderbolt YIO-390-EXP119. I'm confused with my options on Van's site, would like a 3 blade, just because I think they look good. Thoughts or...
Forum: Tools 05-01-2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By lipper03
Same, a little grease and a tap with a rubber...

Same, a little grease and a tap with a rubber mallet, pin punch to remove. After a number of changes, the rubber cuts a little and is easier.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-27-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,445
Posted By lipper03
Exhaust valve and cyl walls are the sports to...

Exhaust valve and cyl walls are the sports to look at also, but these look like normal cyl heads, carbon build up etc.. You want to see cross hatching in the cyl walls with even wear, and symmetrical...
Forum: RV-14 04-27-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,815
Posted By lipper03
Thanks

Thanks to Greg and all of Vanís. How many companies support their product and customers like Vanís? Not very many, so Iím a proud supporter and of course canít wait to build on! Appreciate the info...
Forum: RV-14 04-26-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,815
Posted By lipper03
Got an update email today, looks like EMP kits...

Got an update email today, looks like EMP kits are delayed about three weeks, so pushed to June timeframe.
Forum: RV-14 04-23-2022, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By lipper03
The first picture looks like ATS,...

The first picture looks like ATS, https://www.aircraft-tool.com/shop/detail.aspx?id=AESSF-679

I got mine from Cleveland Aircraft Tool. Yes both are needed for 14, rudder will use the AEX, the...
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2022, 07:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,504
Posted By lipper03
Great WIKI!

Pete, I have used on every page of my build so far, I print a copy and have both out to refer to. Sorry I haven't been much help so far, I should get my kit next month, so will be more active in...
Forum: Texas (South) 04-16-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By lipper03
Doesnít look like weíre going to get vfr weather...

Doesnít look like weíre going to get vfr weather in time.
Forum: Texas (South) 04-11-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By lipper03
Nice, yes sounds good. I’ll be flying my Dakota...

Nice, yes sounds good. I’ll be flying my Dakota from IWS, so same if anyone wants a ride, let me know. I do need to shoot some approaches as well, so a safety pilot would be gladly appreciated.
Forum: RV-14 04-11-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,815
Posted By lipper03
Vans Facebook post

Vans posted today about the next wave of Emp shipments. They clarified orders to certain dates for the 10 and 14 and all 7, 8, and 9. I got the balance payment email for my 14 emp, gladly paid the...
Forum: RV-14 04-06-2022, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By lipper03
Of course, all here to help and guide each other....

Of course, all here to help and guide each other. Yes, itís usually posted as to where about a week before in that forum.
Forum: RV-14 04-04-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,604
Posted By lipper03
Nice! Glad to hear!

Nice! Glad to hear!
Forum: RV-14 04-04-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By lipper03
Iím only building a 14A, but Iím in Fulshear....

Iím only building a 14A, but Iím in Fulshear. Check out post in South Tx group as well, lunch once a month around the area and can look at some of the work around.
Forum: RV-14 04-04-2022, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,604
Posted By lipper03
I just did my rudder, used the WIKI and the aft...

I just did my rudder, used the WIKI and the aft hole is for a cleco, and if left open, all fwd holes (2 on each stiffener) are LP-4 though. (though I just noticed this thread is from 2013, so...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-26-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,921
Posted By lipper03
Rudder trailing edge done

Finished the section 7 rudder trailing edge. Came out straight after using two pieces of angle, match drilled and cleco'd during adhesive cure, then took out about every 5 holes a 0.5" hole to...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-17-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,307
Posted By lipper03
Single car garage

Iím building in a single car garage spot, put up two 4 shelf units from lowes and an above garage door hanging storage unit, the 4x8 one. Havenít tested with a full kit yet, but maybe itís enough.
Forum: RV-14 03-13-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,553
Posted By lipper03
Hum, mine seemed fine with the LP4-5, not as...

Hum, mine seemed fine with the LP4-5, not as short as yours looks though.
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,815
Posted By lipper03
I misread your other post, thought you got all...

I misread your other post, thought you got all crating dates. My guess is your order made the “train” for a wing slot, but not others. Video explains it, but basically they moved to a batch build,...
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2022, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By lipper03
I got updates too, looks like they got full or...

I got updates too, looks like they got full or closer to full schedules built. If you havenít watched the latest video, that might answer your timing question, as they are moving to dedicated batches.
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,815
Posted By lipper03
Got same email for my EMP, ordered September...

Got same email for my EMP, ordered September 27th, 2021, est crating may 6 to may 27th, 2022. So about 8 months, at time of order was 6 months. So not sure if Iím in the first train (showed like 50%...
Forum: RV-14 03-08-2022, 05:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By lipper03
Thanks, I'll do that per the plans then. Love...

Thanks, I'll do that per the plans then. Love the feedback!
Forum: RV-14 03-07-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By lipper03
Rudder Trailing Edge "set up"

As mentioned earlier, setting up the angle and clamp method. I bought two 1"x1"x1/8"x8' angles from Lowes, cut to length (about 4' 3" or so). At first was hand rotating the bit at each hole location...
Forum: RV-14 03-07-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By lipper03
Vans response

Vans said basically can change order of operations to make it work. So can do left or right first, can zipper it up and remove backing as you go, or do it at the end before riveting trailing edge....
Forum: RV-14 03-07-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By lipper03
Yep, what Iím thinking, just seal one side do the...

Yep, what Iím thinking, just seal one side do the rest and then seal and clamp before riveting te.
Forum: RV-14 03-07-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By lipper03
So you didnít do a partial squeeze, then the edge...

So you didnít do a partial squeeze, then the edge squeeze? On my practice kits I went straight to the edge squeeze and they seemed fine, but with only a few inches I didnít know if more would create...
Forum: RV-14 03-07-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By lipper03
Thanks, Iím going to hand spin the starter holes,...

Thanks, Iím going to hand spin the starter holes, so that I donít mess up the te. Then go back and match drill the other angle piece. Good pointer though, I had to think about that more.
Forum: RV-14 03-06-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By lipper03
ah pull paper off from the bottom as work up the rudder

Eric, thanks. That makes more sense, pull off paper from the bottom as needed with the pull rivets set and cleco. Though still have to mess with it later to get some bottom rivets in, so I'm...
Forum: RV-14 03-06-2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By lipper03
Thanks Ty, I agree that getting the pulled rivets...

Thanks Ty, I agree that getting the pulled rivets isn't as extreme of an operation as the figure might suggest, but before I put adhesive down (or take the double sided paper off in my case, as I'm...
Forum: RV-14 03-06-2022, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By lipper03
EMP 07-09 step 2

Looking at the gotcha, WIKI, and plans, step 2 of 07-09, it would seem to start adhesive on the "right" skin R-00901-R-1 and trailing edge wedge R-00916-1, as figure 1 shows. The plans call for left...
Forum: RV-14 02-18-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,021
Posted By lipper03
Congrats, I just placed my wings order, so hang...

Congrats, I just placed my wings order, so hang in there with the rest of us.
Forum: Texas (South) 02-18-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By lipper03
Rides anyone?

Iíll be at west Houston about 10:30am tomorrow, PM me if interested in a ride.
Forum: Texas (South) 02-12-2022, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By lipper03
I'm planning on joining this month, lots to talk...

I'm planning on joining this month, lots to talk about with my VS section 6 complete and working on my rudder section 7 now.

Will be available to give rides out of IWS in my Dakota as well. PM me.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-30-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,921
Posted By lipper03
Finished section 6 today

Finished section 6 today!
Forum: Tools 01-29-2022, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By lipper03
I have a Articulating Borescope, Teslong...

I have a Articulating Borescope, Teslong Inspection Camera from Amazon, 199.99

It's been great for my current plane, cyl inspection, as well as looking at things in the wings etc. And the...
Forum: RV-14 01-27-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,619
Posted By lipper03
Iím in Fulshear, also watch the south tx section,...

Iím in Fulshear, also watch the south tx section, group meets around the area once a month.
Forum: RV-14 01-21-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,692
Posted By lipper03
EXP119

I think the EXP119 only comes with the Airflow FIS, so it's really down to if you want the "upgraded/ performance balanced" EXP-119 or not. It looks like a $2.5k delta for the "extra fine balance". ...
Forum: Texas (South) 01-16-2022, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By lipper03
Sorry I missed this one, but have been working on...

Sorry I missed this one, but have been working on VS and rudder.

Got the right part, VS-0801PP the VS skin, and no they don't make me do anything with R-801PP the skin they originally shipped, so...
Forum: RV-14 01-13-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,815
Posted By lipper03
My fuseqb kit just moved out 5 months when I...

My fuseqb kit just moved out 5 months when I looked today, two months into the order, so thatís not a good sign of getting better. It wasnít like that last week.
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