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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-13-2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 876
Posted By Nashpdman
Sent my case to Divco, great folks out there!...

Sent my case to Divco, great folks out there! Monte was great!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-28-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,292
Posted By Nashpdman
Opinion please. Building the narrow deck IO-540....

Opinion please. Building the narrow deck IO-540. Do you replace the cylinder hold down (nuts) fasteners? I'd like to hear from the folks that have built multiple engines. Have you experienced any...
Forum: RV-10 07-30-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,084
Posted By Nashpdman
Thanks! It was fun to build! Quite a bit of lathe...

Thanks! It was fun to build! Quite a bit of lathe work to fit all the parts. I haven't had a chance to try setting a rivet with it yet, it'll be interesting to see if it will be rigid enough to set...
Forum: Tools 07-22-2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By Nashpdman
Pneumatic C Frame Dimpler

I put this up in the RV-10 section and then realized there was a tool section.

Built a pneumatic dimpler to use as I build my RV-10. It makes well defined dimples and leaves a noticeable tooling...
Forum: RV-10 07-18-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,084
Posted By Nashpdman
Pneumatic dimpler build

Built a pneumatic dimpler to use as I build my RV-10. It makes well defined dimples and leaves a noticeable tooling ring around the dimple. I'll probably build an internal stop to reduce the "up"...
Forum: RV-10 06-20-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,516
Posted By Nashpdman
It would seem the train is picking up speed!...

It would seem the train is picking up speed! They'll have a bullet train by the end of the year! :D:D
Forum: RV-10 06-19-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,084
Posted By Nashpdman
Mike's RV10 build

Yesterday was empennage inventory day. I found a small dent in a side skin, maybe nickel size, not very deep. It appears to have been caused by a forklift. The crate damage wasn't obvious from the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-12-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,070
Posted By Nashpdman
Thanks for the clarification on the "repairmans"...

Thanks for the clarification on the "repairmans" certificate. Learning everyday!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-11-2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,070
Posted By Nashpdman
NOT an expert! But here's my thoughts. Do you...

NOT an expert! But here's my thoughts. Do you hold the repairman's certificate? If so, it's my understanding you can do whatever you want. What's the valve issue? There are methods to lap valves in...
Forum: RV-10 06-09-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,516
Posted By Nashpdman
Approximately 9'7" X 4' X 12"

Approximately 9'7" X 4' X 12"
Forum: RV-10 06-08-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,516
Posted By Nashpdman
Kit arrived

Finally, the empennage has arrived. About one month short of a year since it was ordered. Haven't opened the crate yet but it appears to have arrived unscathed. The folks at Old Dominion were great...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-05-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,843
Posted By Nashpdman
Camping

Going this year, never been before. I will be camping in a travel trailer. I would like to camp in one of the electric/sewer sites but have no idea if I'll be able to get one or how fast they sell...
Forum: RV-10 06-02-2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,516
Posted By Nashpdman
I ordered the RV-10 QB fuse and wings.

I ordered the RV-10 QB fuse and wings.
Forum: RV-10 06-01-2022, 10:06 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,516
Posted By Nashpdman
I ordered all kits 7/14/21, the wings and fuse...

I ordered all kits 7/14/21, the wings and fuse estimated crating dates are Sep 28 2022 - Jan 10 2023.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-01-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,292
Posted By Nashpdman
Talked to Divco today, they were a great help and...

Talked to Divco today, they were a great help and great source of information. They allowed me to send them some pictures, apparently this case already has the o-ring mod. He said it was good that...
Forum: RV-10 06-01-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,516
Posted By Nashpdman
Received my bill of lading today!! The train is...

Received my bill of lading today!! The train is leaving the station tomorrow.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-31-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,292
Posted By Nashpdman
More build pics

Split the case today. Visually everything looked good IMO. What do y'all think about the case, fretting or just stains? I'm sending it Divco for overhaul but though I'd see what the thoughts were.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-27-2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,292
Posted By Nashpdman
Built a valve spring compressor today

Built a compressor today. Tried to leave plenty of space around the stem to get the keepers out, I think I succeeded. Seems to work well. I didn't have time to make anything for the cylinder to sit...
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,516
Posted By Nashpdman
I received the same email regarding crating but...

I received the same email regarding crating but haven't heard from any shippers yet. Thanks for the heads up though. I'm excited for the kit to arrive!
Forum: RV-14 05-25-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,540
Posted By Nashpdman
Very nice interior!

Very nice interior!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-22-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,292
Posted By Nashpdman
More disassembly pics

More pics, just because. Everything so far looks great, no visible damage that I have found. Cylinder (chrome) appear to be in good shape. I'm still of the opinion, these engines are simple. The gear...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-20-2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,292
Posted By Nashpdman
Cleaning question

Is it approved or accepted to media blast the outside of the cylinders? I want to prep them for alondine and paint. I assume "walnut" shell would be the appropriate media?
Forum: RV-10 05-12-2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,516
Posted By Nashpdman
I ordered all kits 7/14/21. Received an email a...

I ordered all kits 7/14/21. Received an email a couple days ago saying empennage was delayed until May 30 2022 - Jun 20 2022. Pushed it out another month basically from the previous dates quoted. In...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-09-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,292
Posted By Nashpdman
Pistons you say? See the pics, these are what's...

Pistons you say? See the pics, these are what's in the engine now. Not sure I need the valve covers.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-09-2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,292
Posted By Nashpdman
Your "lawn mower" engine is spot on, these things...

Your "lawn mower" engine is spot on, these things are simple! I guess that's why we're still using them. Simple, reliable, heavy. I'll convert the fear aspect into respect and give due diligence. I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-09-2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,292
Posted By Nashpdman
RV10 engine build

"Given that you are going to be electrically dependent, I would rethink the use of an automotive alternator. I think a better choice would be one (preferably two) B&C externally regulated...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-08-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,292
Posted By Nashpdman
RV10 engine build

I bought a IO-540-J4A5 narrow deck engine for my RV10 project. The engine was turbo charged (8.5:1 compression) in it former application but will run normally aspirated in the 10. The engine was a...
Forum: RV-10 04-26-2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,886
Posted By Nashpdman
Can I buy a set of these please? Thanks! Mike

Can I buy a set of these please?
Thanks!
Mike
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,516
Posted By Nashpdman
Received email yesterday stating empennage was...

Received email yesterday stating empennage was preparing to be crated and requested final payment.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-29-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 163,111
Posted By Nashpdman
Got the file. Thanks!

Got the file.
Thanks!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-29-2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 163,111
Posted By Nashpdman
Does anyone have the CAD file, or whatever I need...

Does anyone have the CAD file, or whatever I need to have a the flywheel version water-jetted?

Thanks!
Mike
Forum: RV-10 03-09-2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,516
Posted By Nashpdman
Ordered all kits 7/14/21. Received email tonight...

Ordered all kits 7/14/21. Received email tonight with estimated dates of May 6-27th for empennage. QB fuse and wings have a date range of Sep 28th thru Jan 10th 2023. It sounds like another train...
Forum: RV-10 02-21-2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,211
Posted By Nashpdman
This is how automotive brakes work, I 've never...

This is how automotive brakes work, I 've never been in an aircraft brake system but I would think it's the same.

The seal is a square cut O ring and the piston flexes the O ring a small amount....
Forum: RV-10 02-17-2022, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By Nashpdman
Engine price increase / storage question

How long can you store a new IO-540, is there recommended shelf life? It'll be two years before I'll need the engine, but with way prices keep rising I'm considering ordering.

If you haven't seen...
Forum: RV-10 01-20-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,204
Posted By Nashpdman
Titan IO-540

So I called Continental Aerospace Technologies to check on lead times for their Titan IO-540 only to find out they were no longer offering the 540... Am I the only one that didn't know this?...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-23-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,705
Posted By Nashpdman
Nice trailer! Simple and appears easy access. I...

Nice trailer! Simple and appears easy access. I can see how after a few times assembling/disassembling you would get really fast at it.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-15-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,705
Posted By Nashpdman
I sent my email to you PM.

I sent my email to you PM.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-15-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,705
Posted By Nashpdman
That's what I was looking for, I figured someone...

That's what I was looking for, I figured someone was doing it! I want an enclosed trailer so I can leave the plane inside the trailer vs. taking up my garage space. So far it looks like the "off the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-12-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,705
Posted By Nashpdman
Please expound, how wide is the stabilator? The...

Please expound, how wide is the stabilator? The enclosed trailer I'm looking 8.5x22'.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-10-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,705
Posted By Nashpdman
Yes, probably just take some practice to get use...

Yes, probably just take some practice to get use to the movements and loading. We trailer a 29' pontoon boat now, we have that down to a science, quick in and out.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-10-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,705
Posted By Nashpdman
Agree, it's waste of time and pretty much...

Agree, it's waste of time and pretty much eliminates easy quick flights. However, remember there are no hangers available so it may be the only option until a hanger comes along. You'll also save the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-10-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,705
Posted By Nashpdman
If I were to trailer the airplane, I would buy an...

If I were to trailer the airplane, I would buy an enclosed trailer and customize it to fit. The plane could then be stored out of the weather and protected by the trailer. I understand the rudder is...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-09-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,705
Posted By Nashpdman
How many actually trailer their RV12 to the airport regularly?

As the title ask, how many folks regularly trailer their RV12 back and forth from home to the airport? I live in Nashville TN where there is no hanger space and years long waiting list. So, is it...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-29-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 919,825
Posted By Nashpdman
Base/Clear or single stage?

Base/Clear or single stage?
Forum: RV-10 07-28-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Nashpdman
RV10 builders near Nashville TN

Any RV10 builders, or any RV for that matter near Nashville Tennessee? Iím just starting an RV10 and looking for folks to bounce ideas off of and learn from.

Thanks!
Mike
Forum: RV-10 07-27-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,899
Posted By Nashpdman
Unfortunately I couldn't make it out there but I...

Unfortunately I couldn't make it out there but I did order one from y'all online.
Forum: RV-10 07-23-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,899
Posted By Nashpdman
Yeah I would think an elevated position would be...

Yeah I would think an elevated position would be good. I'll have to make a stand for it, maybe easy on/off if needs to be removed for some reason. Next question, building an RV10 what size yokes am I...
Forum: RV-10 07-23-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,899
Posted By Nashpdman
Thanks for all the information! I assume all the...

Thanks for all the information! I assume all the squeezers use the same dies, is this correct?
Forum: RV-10 07-22-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,899
Posted By Nashpdman
Nutmatx vs. Pneumatic Squeezer

Looking for advice on a squeezer, new builder. Hydraulic vs. pneumatic....
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-04-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,102
Posted By Nashpdman
"In what may be nothing but coincidence, I had...

"In what may be nothing but coincidence, I had radio TX issues today too. RX was good but tower was having difficulty hearing me, saying there was a lot static. One radio was worse than the other and...
Forum: RV-10 03-28-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,430
Posted By Nashpdman
Is alodine sufficient to protect alone?

Is alodine alone sufficient to protect the inside of the wings? Specifically without primer or paint, just alodine.
Forum: RV-10 09-30-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,879
Posted By Nashpdman
I would have to believe they would sell for at...

I would have to believe they would sell for at least a 100K more than a build cost. Is this a reasonable assumption?
Forum: RV-10 09-30-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,879
Posted By Nashpdman
Finished value

So I've been reading the thread on what it cost to build an RV10 and have to wonder, what's an RV10's worth once completed? If it cost 150-250K to build, what do they sell for completed. Obviously...
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