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Forum: Tools 07-28-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By Jslow2
I recently, within a year, bought wedgelock...

I recently, within a year, bought wedgelock clecos. Not sure about the rules on posting links to non paid advertiser suppliers though. As I recall they were around $0.75 each
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-16-2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By Jslow2
The only one I can think of so far is to rivet...

The only one I can think of so far is to rivet the inner ribs of the horizontal stab before you put the skin on, In the same step as riveting the intermediate ribs. I found that it makes the riveting...
Forum: Primers 05-20-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,488
Posted By Jslow2
Whatever work has 🤣

Whatever work has 🤣
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 05-19-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,168
Posted By Jslow2
Option for for bombing 😁

Option for for bombing 😁
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-19-2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
Left flap in process

Left flap in process
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-19-2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
Left aileron work.

Left aileron work.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2022, 03:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,519
Posted By Jslow2
I like the way they do it now. When do you ever...

I like the way they do it now. When do you ever need just a bolt? When you are installing a bolt, you need a washer or two or three and a nut, makes it easy when they are all in the same bag. Like...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-14-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,519
Posted By Jslow2
I only inventoried that said bag was there, I...

I only inventoried that said bag was there, I didn't inventory contents of individual bags, I figure in the grand scheme of things, having to buy a washer, or any small piece of hardware, down the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-09-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 43,712
Posted By Jslow2
What kind of material are those seats covered in?

What kind of material are those seats covered in?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,955
Posted By Jslow2
Rear seat EFIS mount?

Rear seat EFIS mount?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-02-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By Jslow2
Wing rib snafu

For whatever reason I forgot to dimple the ribs under the outer wing skin. I noticed 5 rows in. 😭
Forum: RV-10 03-31-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,693
Posted By Jslow2
If you are a veteran, solidworks gives you a...

If you are a veteran, solidworks gives you a license for $20 a year, not sure if that's an option for you, just throwing that out there for anyone that might be interested.
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-20-2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Jslow2
the ailerons are just a bit over 48", the flap...

the ailerons are just a bit over 48", the flap spar is 80 5/8" I used 1x3's between the mdf panels because they were straight without ripping them, and i dont have a table saw
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2022, 05:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,259
Posted By Jslow2
Ordered a 9 fuselage Feb 12 this year, just got...

Ordered a 9 fuselage Feb 12 this year, just got crating date range of Aug 5-22, seems the new system is working.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,259
Posted By Jslow2
I actually took the chart they put up as saying...

I actually took the chart they put up as saying they will have all kits for the rv 7 and 9 completed in the first "train", if ordered by feb 18th.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,897
Posted By Jslow2
Another option is a loan from your 401k, if they...

Another option is a loan from your 401k, if they allow it. I took one a while back, 4% interest, that is paid to me, into my 401k
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-22-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,034
Posted By Jslow2
I liked the Maxline piping, easy to install.

I liked the Maxline piping, easy to install.
Forum: Interiors 02-22-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By Jslow2
Seat pan dimensions

Due to long lead times I'm thinking about trying to make my own seats. I want to practice but don't know the size of the lower cushion, or seat pan dimensions. I found some old rv6 cushion...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-08-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
Bubbles

Few bubbles
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-28-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,185
Posted By Jslow2
Keeping the pipe down against the table helps too

Keeping the pipe down against the table helps too
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,690
Posted By Jslow2
Lasers are extremely accurate, and don't wear out...

Lasers are extremely accurate, and don't wear out like a physical tool can.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-10-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
More tank work.

Finished the ribs on the left tank, fabricated spacer for the Newton fuel cap since the hole in the skin is larger now.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-06-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,208
Posted By Jslow2
The ph ones also include the poison sensor if I'm...

The ph ones also include the poison sensor if I'm not mistaken
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-03-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
No proseal on fittings yet, just put them in to...

No proseal on fittings yet, just put them in to see the clearance with the sealed nutplates and the fuel pickup.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-03-2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
Fuel tank work.

Fuel tank work.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-31-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By Jslow2
Flame master tank sealant

I bought some tank sealant from vans. I have used tank sealant before, many years ago. When I used it, the A part was light grey, the stuff from vans is tan, and doesn't smell as I remember. Is the...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-30-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,599
Posted By Jslow2
Radial powered 3.... With gull wings

Radial powered 3.... With gull wings
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-24-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
Merry Christmas to me

Merry Christmas to me
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,873
Posted By Jslow2
Open a facility in Michigan I'll be first in line...

Open a facility in Michigan I'll be first in line 😁
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-14-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,150
Posted By Jslow2
I think it's long so you can cut the angle to...

I think it's long so you can cut the angle to match the elevator, that's what I did anyway
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-13-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
Poor hand placement lol

Poor hand placement lol
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-13-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
Since lead times are long, decided to play around...

Since lead times are long, decided to play around with solidworks.
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-10-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
Mistake

Maddie another boo boo, this one more serious...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-03-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,621
Posted By Jslow2
I just ordered some sealant from vans will be...

I just ordered some sealant from vans will be here next Monday, depending on the expiration date I would trade you cans, if that would help you out.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-19-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
More wing work

Initial left wing assembly.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-19-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,397
Posted By Jslow2
Is this from drilling out rivets? I would...

Is this from drilling out rivets?

I would suggest not riveting the parts if they aren't laying flat against each other. If the flanges aren't 90 degrees you need to address that problem before the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-16-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,249
Posted By Jslow2
They sent me a text with a link when it reached...

They sent me a text with a link when it reached the depot to pay before I picked it up
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-12-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,017
Posted By Jslow2
i got a cheap WEN off amazon, wood blade that...

i got a cheap WEN off amazon, wood blade that came with it cut aluminum fine.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-11-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 876
Posted By Jslow2
Pitot location

So I'm contemplating where to put the pitot/aoa probe. Inboard the belcrank bay, outboard, same bay as.

I was wondering if mounting it on the stall warner access cover on the leasing edge is...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-11-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,619
Posted By Jslow2
If there is a crack, you've probably smeared over...

If there is a crack, you've probably smeared over it while removing the paint mechanically. I doubt dye will find the crack, or it will be obscured by the sanding/grinding marks holding penetrant.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-11-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,017
Posted By Jslow2
I wouldn't say MUST, but it is very handy....

I wouldn't say MUST, but it is very handy. Fabricated angle brackets, stiffeners, etc. are a breeze on a band saw. for the price of a cheap one, I'd say you'd get your money's worth
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-11-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By Jslow2
I had the same problem on my nine. I ended up...

I had the same problem on my nine. I ended up mounting the servo to the brackets and centering the rod on the slot. Then marked the edges of the bracket on the plate, removed the servo aligned the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-11-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,664
Posted By Jslow2
I think practice is what will make it better. I'm...

I think practice is what will make it better. I'm assuming you are watching the bucking bar as you rivet, seems like you are pulling up on the gun as you are looking over the spar to watch the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-10-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,403
Posted By Jslow2
Are there 4 bolts that hold the arm to the base? ...

Are there 4 bolts that hold the arm to the base? Loosen them and realign.

https://www.cleavelandtool.com/collections/countersinking-and-dimpling/products/c-frame-bench-riveting-tool

Scroll to the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-07-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
More ribs done

Got a few more ribs riveted on today, but had to go to work before finishing. Dinged the spar with the bucking bar, made a cover out of cardboard to protect it.
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-07-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By Jslow2
They really need to change the instructions and...

They really need to change the instructions and have you install those ribs, with the spacer and nose ribs, before you put it in the skin, when you rivet the non associated main ribs in. Without the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-06-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
First rib in.

First rib in.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-05-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
Well an Ireland trip is kinda putting the...

Well an Ireland trip is kinda putting the finances for that on hold lol.

Hopefully get it april/May
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-05-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
Prepping ribs...time consuming.

Prepping ribs...time consuming.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-01-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By Jslow2
Put a rivet in, if it looks square buck it.

Put a rivet in, if it looks square buck it.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-30-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By Jslow2
I think the skins are on to align the rib to the...

I think the skins are on to align the rib to the spar, by the skin being clecoed to the spar and rib
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-30-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By Jslow2
Isn't it telling you to use the 12" bit (#30) to...

Isn't it telling you to use the 12" bit (#30) to go thru the rib, spar and doubler?
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-27-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
Inventory done starting the left wing main spar.

Inventory done starting the left wing main spar.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-24-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
Mounted the trim tab, empannage is done for...

Mounted the trim tab, empannage is done for now.

Cleaned up they paper from the wing crates.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-22-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,423
Posted By Jslow2
I've only used a hand squeezer for dimpling, and...

I've only used a hand squeezer for dimpling, and love it for that.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-22-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
Wings arrived today.

Wings arrived today.
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-19-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By Jslow2
Same thing I was thinking...rib prep lol

Same thing I was thinking...rib prep lol
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-18-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By Jslow2
Thanks, Seems a few parts you use rather soon are...

Thanks, Seems a few parts you use rather soon are in there.
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-18-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By Jslow2
Wing sub kit #1

Just got a letter from vans today telling me about my wing shipment, and all the backordered parts. Wing sub kit #1 was in the list. Could anyone tell me what is in this kit?

Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,063
Posted By Jslow2
Windshield washer fluid and a used dryer sheet...

Windshield washer fluid and a used dryer sheet for bugs
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-16-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,249
Posted By Jslow2
The C1C is also a rearward facing sump, not sure...

The C1C is also a rearward facing sump, not sure if that matters or not
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-16-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,249
Posted By Jslow2
the C/W seems to me that the AD was complied...

the C/W seems to me that the AD was complied with, the N/A throws the red flags. Not Airworthy?
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-14-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,114
Posted By Jslow2
Wings shipped today :D $921.33!

Wings shipped today :D

$921.33!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,503
Posted By Jslow2
At least on the 9 I think they need some weight...

At least on the 9 I think they need some weight taken off
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