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Forum: RV-10 Yesterday, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By huse0054
I did countersink the mid fuse side skins above...

I did countersink the mid fuse side skins above the baggage door and also on the opposite side as there was no way to dimple and countersink. I did rivet using the dash 3 rivets and worked out well. ...
Forum: RV-10 12-02-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By huse0054
This is helpful and will do. Thanks

This is helpful and will do. Thanks
Forum: RV-10 12-02-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By huse0054
Access panels it is. I am using Delta pop so nut...

Access panels it is. I am using Delta pop so nut plates are not an option.

Thanks
Forum: RV-10 12-01-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By huse0054
Closing up floors have I missed anything?

Getting ready to close up my rear seat and baggage floors. I will have 2 conduit runs on each side of the plane. I also have 2 comm antennas under the rear seats located second bay from outboard. ...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-01-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By huse0054
Ok... awesome tips everyone and thanks much! ...

Ok... awesome tips everyone and thanks much!

Here is what I did with great success.
- Right angle drill using a stuby threaded bit to get a small hole started.
-Then used a flexible drill...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-01-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By huse0054
Drilling a hole for conduit in tight space

So I need to drill a 3/4" hole in the web of one of my rear seat ribs to pass some conduit through but there is only about 3-4" of space between the next seat rib. I have tried al/ of my right angle...
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By huse0054
Thanks for the replies....Would love to see a...

Thanks for the replies....Would love to see a picture of a chromed step.
Forum: RV-10 09-03-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By huse0054
Powder coated steps

Has anyone powder coated their steps and was it worth it? Would you do it again?
Forum: RV-10 08-27-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By huse0054
Mid fuse longeron edge distance question

So I tried searching and recall others having similar problem.

So the mid fuse longeron needs to be match drilled to the gusset with a #30. I have not drilled mine yet but it appears edge distance...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-05-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By huse0054
Thanks!! That did the trick and apparently not...

Thanks!! That did the trick and apparently not obvious enough for me:)
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-05-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By huse0054
Nutplate install over #8 dimpled screw hole

Any tips for installing nutplates over a dimpled screw hole? I am having difficulty installing nutplates over a dimpled #8 screw hole. The rivet holes are countersunk and I am using oops rivets so...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-04-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,410
Posted By huse0054
Oh my... I could have used that this evening. I...

Oh my... I could have used that this evening. I would pay for one of those.
Forum: RV-10 06-03-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,625
Posted By huse0054
This was my understanding as well which is why I...

This was my understanding as well which is why I went with PH actuator. Plus price was essentially a wash. The PH actuator feels robust and well made.
Forum: RV-10 06-02-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,625
Posted By huse0054
Thanks, this is my question exactly. I have moved...

Thanks, this is my question exactly. I have moved everything back 1.5" and made 1/8" spacers as described. Also, it appears the bolt on the Vans brackets that the flap bolt goes through is slightly...
Forum: RV-10 05-30-2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,625
Posted By huse0054
I am trying to fabricate a bracket for the PH...

I am trying to fabricate a bracket for the PH flap actuator and am going to be moving the stock flap bracket forward 1.5" and adding 1/8" shims to make up the space of the seat belt doublers. That...
Forum: Autopilots 05-20-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By huse0054
Thanks, this is good confirmation and helpful....

Thanks, this is good confirmation and helpful. Appreciate the responses.
Forum: Autopilots 05-20-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By huse0054
Understood:) so it is not possible to have the...

Understood:) so it is not possible to have the roll steering servos disengaged while holding an altitude? No way to manually move the yoke while holding altitude? I question more for training...
Forum: Autopilots 05-20-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By huse0054
Garmin autopilot steering in altitude hold

Question... can you manually steer the plane if in altitude hold mode?
Forum: RV-10 05-19-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,969
Posted By huse0054
Agree, my comments were in jest. I would assume...

Agree, my comments were in jest. I would assume this is not a serious consideration.
Forum: RV-10 05-19-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,969
Posted By huse0054
I am in the same boat as you. Finished my...

I am in the same boat as you. Finished my tailcone and still undecided on the BRS chute. Let us know what you hear from aerosport on rerouting and I will do the same if I hear back from BRS on...
Forum: RV-10 05-19-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,969
Posted By huse0054
Now your talking... Wouldn't that be cool. Maybe...

Now your talking... Wouldn't that be cool. Maybe just an ejection seat for the pilot to save weight and leave the passengers to fend for themselves. Decisions.
Forum: RV-10 05-19-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,969
Posted By huse0054
I am checking with BRS and am told they are...

I am checking with BRS and am told they are having their engineers look into if it is possible to add holes to those gussets. I suppose you might also be able to add the vent hoses below the tailcone...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-14-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,511
Posted By huse0054
What part #'s were those that you ordered from...

What part #'s were those that you ordered from the yardstore?
Forum: Safety 05-10-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,747
Posted By huse0054
Good post! As a frequent internet user and my...

Good post!

As a frequent internet user and my go to place for information I assume I am an idiot until I gather enough information and multiple opinions. There is always that outlier user or...
Forum: RV-10 05-06-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,969
Posted By huse0054
I received the installation manual from BRS and...

I received the installation manual from BRS and am reading through that. Has anyone installed a BRS on 10 and also installed the aerosport products rear NACA vent controller? It looks like the...
Forum: RV-10 05-05-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,969
Posted By huse0054
Mulling a chute in my 10. If I do I will use the...

Mulling a chute in my 10. If I do I will use the fairings BRS supplies and according to some pictures online it looks like those fairings can be effectively faired and “hidden” (subjective of course)...
Forum: RV-10 05-05-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,558
Posted By huse0054
Good to know that works well for you. So many...

Good to know that works well for you. So many decisions to be made.

Chris, just sent you a pm.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-04-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By huse0054
Multiple G3x screens and Ipad Usage

I have been giving a future panel some thought and would like to hear how folks are using an Ipad and foreflight while also having 2 or 3 G3X screens?

I currently fly a 182 and use a large ipad...
Forum: RV-10 05-04-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,558
Posted By huse0054
Thanks for the clarification and makes sense. I...

Thanks for the clarification and makes sense. I fly now with a GNX375 and a couple GNC 255 nav/coms so I have ILS capability but can see how combining all into a 750 with a larger screen and ditching...
Forum: RV-10 05-03-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,558
Posted By huse0054
Great looking panel! Did you do that all yourself...

Great looking panel! Did you do that all yourself our outsourced?
Forum: RV-10 05-03-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,558
Posted By huse0054
Pardon my ignorance and apologies if this is...

Pardon my ignorance and apologies if this is considered thread hijacking but for all practical purposes can you not do all of those things you mention on the GNX375? Is it just the larger screen...
Forum: RV-10 05-03-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,558
Posted By huse0054
Curious the reasoning behind this? Will be...

Curious the reasoning behind this? Will be planning my panel soon.
Thanks
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By huse0054
Received my NACA controller yesterday and they...

Received my NACA controller yesterday and they did not come with them. I ordered them from vans.
Forum: RV-10 04-16-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By huse0054
Fantastic, thanks for the picture. That is...

Fantastic, thanks for the picture. That is helpful.
Forum: RV-10 04-16-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By huse0054
Elevator aft stop

Does anyone have pictures of the elevator aft stop they have made to accommodate the service bulletin?

I need to remake mine as the elevator horn is a hitting too low on the angled cut off portion...
Forum: RV-10 03-22-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,009
Posted By huse0054
I have used pro seal on the rudder previously and...

I have used pro seal on the rudder previously and I had to let the rudder sit for a week before finishing up the rivets but I think it turned out fantastic. Thus I decided to stick with pro seal on...
Forum: RV-10 03-18-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,551
Posted By huse0054
Good info... anyone know what part #'s to delete...

Good info... anyone know what part #'s to delete from the finishing kit if I choose to go the showplanes route?
Forum: RV-10 03-18-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,551
Posted By huse0054
That all makes sense. Need to order the...

That all makes sense. Need to order the finishing kit and just trying to decide if I remove the stock vans cowl from the order. I'm torn and agree that weight savings will not a be a decision...
Forum: RV-10 03-18-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,551
Posted By huse0054
Showplans cowl vs stock?

Should I go with a Showplanes cowl? Is there any appreciable weight savings by doing such?
Forum: RV-10 02-08-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,482
Posted By huse0054
Thanks, I am a ways away from needing them but I...

Thanks, I am a ways away from needing them but I will take a serious look at hiring a local welder when the time comes. If you happen to find a local welder to fix your tanks, they may be able to...
Forum: RV-10 02-08-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,482
Posted By huse0054
This is unfortunate to hear as I was planning on...

This is unfortunate to hear as I was planning on ordering said tanks. I may have to reconsider. I am not aware of any other providers of extended range tanks for a 10. Is that accurate?
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,802
Posted By huse0054
Looks great.. Never mind... I suppose it helps...

Looks great..


Never mind... I suppose it helps to read the entire post:)

Question, how would you have these in the plane? Are they 4 separate sheets front and back or half pages on a binder?
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,757
Posted By huse0054
What to do between kits?

OK so I found out today that the slow build fuse I ordered the end of December will not be arriving till July. I receive the Tail kit the end of Dec and have completed everything but the Tailcone. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-19-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,129
Posted By huse0054
This is fantastic and thanks for posting... I had...

This is fantastic and thanks for posting... I had no idea such build options existed. New RV-10 builder here but very interested in such a hands on approach to the engine in the future. At what...
Forum: RV-10 01-16-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By huse0054
Used a digital level to check the table saw top...

Used a digital level to check the table saw top and the HS spar and they are both level to each other when the HS sits flat on the cast iron top. I feel better about that and will proceed on. I...
Forum: RV-10 01-16-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By huse0054
Horizontal Stabilizer attach brackets

Getting ready to rivet the Horizontal stabilizer together today. The attach brackets are already riveted to the spar. Out of curiosity I placed the front spar with attach brackets on a flat cast...
Forum: Tools 12-02-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,585
Posted By huse0054
Thanks for the quick responses. Makes sense and I...

Thanks for the quick responses. Makes sense and I will pass on this.
Forum: Tools 12-02-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,585
Posted By huse0054
How useful is this tool?

Got the email today from ATS for the Safety wire drill guide which is on sale. How useful or necessary is this tool in the building of an RV? Is it worth the...
Forum: RV-10 11-30-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,836
Posted By huse0054
Thanks Bob, Appreciate that info and will reach...

Thanks Bob, Appreciate that info and will reach out to those folks and maybe see you around Fleming sometime. My wife just informed me that she was one of your original Twitter followers back in the...
Forum: RV-10 11-30-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,186
Posted By huse0054
Thanks, I will look into SPI further.

Thanks, I will look into SPI further.
Forum: RV-10 11-30-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,186
Posted By huse0054
Thanks, I like that gray color, it is darker than...

Thanks, I like that gray color, it is darker than I had imagined. So any negatives to using this primer on interior empanage components as well as for "paint" on interior of fuselage when the time...
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,186
Posted By huse0054
Curious if anyone has pictures of the epoxy...

Curious if anyone has pictures of the epoxy primer that was used as finish color for the fuse interior?

Specifically the Kirk Enduro prime or SPI epoxy primer.
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,836
Posted By huse0054
Thanks for the offer and we may take you up on...

Thanks for the offer and we may take you up on that..:) We own a 182 so could certainly fly down too. How does the fuselage compare to the empanage in build difficulty?

How close are you to an...
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,836
Posted By huse0054
Must be a different Matt you met. I hangar out...

Must be a different Matt you met. I hangar out of Fleming and bought the tool kit through Cleveland.
How far along are you on the 14 emp.?
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,836
Posted By huse0054
Thanks Doug, we have a c-182 now that we love so...

Thanks Doug, we have a c-182 now that we love so can only imagine the joys the RV-10 will bring us.
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,836
Posted By huse0054
Fantastic, exactly the type of context that will...

Fantastic, exactly the type of context that will be invaluable going forward. Glad we ordered them.
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,475
Posted By huse0054
Thanks, that is helpful context that there may be...

Thanks, that is helpful context that there may be some weight savings but not nearly as much as I had thought.
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,475
Posted By huse0054
New builder here trying to gather information....

New builder here trying to gather information. Regarding the brake upgrades. Is there any appreciable weight savings over stock Van's brakes? I tried searching with no luck.

More specifically,...
Forum: RV-10 11-28-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,836
Posted By huse0054
Thanks and all great advice! We joined the...

Thanks and all great advice! We joined the Twincities RV builders group last week. A real bummer that with covid not much for in person meetings or networking. We have attended one of the South St...
Forum: RV-10 11-28-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,836
Posted By huse0054
Am I really doing this? Introduction

Hello, we wanted to introduce ourselves as we anticipate spending countless hours on here over the next number of years. My wife and I live 15 minutes south of the Mpls/St Paul area and have placed...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 11-06-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 287,801
Posted By huse0054
I would be first in line for this.

I would be first in line for this.
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