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Forum: Electrical Systems 09-21-2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,917
Posted By Kolg
Hi Phillip. KICAD doesn't recognize the .lib file...

Hi Phillip. KICAD doesn't recognize the .lib file from your github. I've unzipped the downloaded file and navigated to the location but KICAD will only recognize libraries with their extension. What...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-04-2022, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By Kolg
Sounds like an amazing journey! Your wife is a...

Sounds like an amazing journey! Your wife is a good sport!
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-30-2022, 05:54 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 131,152
Posted By Kolg
Thanks, thatís pretty much where I am. Wish they...

Thanks, thatís pretty much where I am. Wish they hadnít cut it so close.
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-30-2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 131,152
Posted By Kolg
ďI followed the plans and drilled the holes in...

ďI followed the plans and drilled the holes in the F-713 longeron on the center line, this puts the hole in the F-9101 close to the edge. But there is also a 3/16" bolt that goes thru this longeron...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-27-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,062
Posted By Kolg
Great report and worrisome results. It's an old...

Great report and worrisome results. It's an old thread but I've got to ask, did you send this info to Van's? If so, what was their response?
Forum: Safety 08-23-2022, 05:28 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 30,642
Posted By Kolg
Iím building a 9A and intend to put shot or sand...

Iím building a 9A and intend to put shot or sand in the steps. How will you seal the drilled hole?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-21-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,617
Posted By Kolg
Iím wondering why it cracked. If the hole is...

Iím wondering why it cracked. If the hole is deburred, dimpling wonít crack it. Youíve heard enough people saying ďbuy a new skinĒ so I wonít pile on. :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-29-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By Kolg
AntiSplatAero instrumented his steps and found...

AntiSplatAero instrumented his steps and found prop wash vibration much higher on passenger side (search for a long thread on the subject pre2010 thru 2013). His solution was to fill the step 2/3...
Forum: Tools 07-02-2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,291
Posted By Kolg
I had a light duty 4Ē vise but it wasnít up to...

I had a light duty 4Ē vise but it wasnít up to the longeron bending task. I bought a Doyle 4Ē vise from HF and continue to be impressed. Itís very rugged and has decent tolerances. It was maybe $135....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2022, 03:50 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 14,425
Posted By Kolg
I played around with numbers until I found one...

I played around with numbers until I found one that was easy for me to say and hear/recognize. I wanted 6PK but most of the 3 digit #s are taken. Iím satisfied with what I ended up with: 776PK
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,585
Posted By Kolg
Bending longerons. Yippee!

Bending longerons. Yippee!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,654
Posted By Kolg
One thatís not on the list but is excellent is...

One thatís not on the list but is excellent is Mike Buschís ďEnginesĒ
Forum: Reviews 02-28-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By Kolg
+1 for Cleaveland

+1 for Cleaveland
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,486
Posted By Kolg
This thread is from a while back and Iím...

This thread is from a while back and Iím wondering if Vanís has communicated what actual steps theyíve taken to reduce the tank leakage problem. In my mind, for the extra $$$$ paid for QB, the tanks...
Forum: Flight Testing 02-01-2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By Kolg
Agree, it was excellent

Agree, it was excellent
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-26-2021, 04:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,068
Posted By Kolg
If it was mine, I would drill them out. Whatever...

If it was mine, I would drill them out. Whatever manufacturing process went awry to put the material into that condition, could have put the rivet outside its spec for strength. Thatís a pretty...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-17-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,718
Posted By Kolg
Jcarne did you find a good solution to this...

Jcarne did you find a good solution to this dilemma? Iím dealing with this now and close to using a fire axe!
Forum: Primers 06-11-2021, 04:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,519
Posted By Kolg
Iím reading the label on a can of SEM Self...

Iím reading the label on a can of SEM Self Etching Primer: ďProvides excellent adhesion and corrosion resistance to properly prepped steel, aluminum and stainless steelĒ
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2021, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,396
Posted By Kolg
Me Too

Three years ago I decided to build a 9A, but never having piloted a small plane wanted to be sure I would really want to fly it when finished. So I took enough lessons (25 hours actually) to be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,649
Posted By Kolg
My opinion. The kits really need some instruction...

My opinion. The kits really need some instruction to go along with them. I took 2 Sport Air workshops where we built 2 different practice kits. It would have been tough to do, starting from scratch,...
Forum: RV-10 02-01-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,716
Posted By Kolg
I have the same question. I donít want to put a...

I have the same question. I donít want to put a file or deburring tool on the anodized parts BUT there are a few sharp edges that on any other part I would have radiused.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 123,441
Posted By Kolg
I chose 776PK because it rolls off my tongue...

I chose 776PK because it rolls off my tongue easily
Forum: Primers 11-30-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,604
Posted By Kolg
+1 for Ekopoxy

+1 for Ekopoxy
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,872
Posted By Kolg
Excellent article. The third paragraph from the...

Excellent article. The third paragraph from the bottom is something to think about.
Forum: Tools 11-15-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,813
Posted By Kolg
Welcome

Welcome! Iím just finishing my 9 tail. I bought a WiFi borescope (~$50) a while ago and it has come in super handy for aligning the bucking bar in locations that you canít see directly (eg riveting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,391
Posted By Kolg
Thanks, yes. These are the short stiffeners near...

Thanks, yes. These are the short stiffeners near the trim tab.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,391
Posted By Kolg
Elevator Stiffeners Backwards

Well, I was on a roll and made a dumb mistake. On the top skin of the left elevator I installed four of the short stiffeners backwards. This won’t cause any interferences and I don’t think it’s a...
Forum: Primers 11-09-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,219
Posted By Kolg
Blue Plastic

Vanís recommends removing the plastic when you receive the parts.
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