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Forum: RV-4 08-11-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By rv4ross
My drawing 30 says to see Note 1 for that...

My drawing 30 says to see Note 1 for that connection. Note 1 says to use washers as required or make spacers out of AT6-058X5/16 to center the rod end.
Forum: RV-4 06-26-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,097
Posted By rv4ross
I think a lighter color will help see any oil or...

I think a lighter color will help see any oil or fuel drops that might come up.

Ross Scroggs
Forum: RV-4 06-25-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,097
Posted By rv4ross
I used a high build primer and then a battleship...

I used a high build primer and then a battleship grey single stage paint. Any light color should work.



Ross Scroggs
RV4. #3911
Paint and finishing stage
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-11-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,329
Posted By rv4ross
A gloved finger works great. Ross Scroggs RV4...

A gloved finger works great.

Ross Scroggs
RV4 #3911
Painting and finishing up
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-10-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,513
Posted By rv4ross
John, thanks for letting us know, what a...

John, thanks for letting us know, what a loss.

Ross Scroggs
RV4 #3911
Locust Grove, GA.
Forum: RV-4 11-18-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,731
Posted By rv4ross
Larry, I used this part from Van?s. Part...

Larry,
I used this part from Van?s.

Part Number = VENT SV-1
Price = $6.25

Ross Scroggs
Forum: RV-4 11-13-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,731
Posted By rv4ross
I have a neighbor that has done that and I copied...

I have a neighbor that has done that and I copied his. Used one of Van?s vents as a start and made my own NACA vent and molded it to fit inside the teardrops. Passed Van?s 2? vent hose through the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,709
Posted By rv4ross
Congrats Vern!!

Congrats Vern!!
Forum: RV-4 08-17-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,704
Posted By rv4ross
On my 4, I waited until I had the fuselage rolled...

On my 4, I waited until I had the fuselage rolled out of the jig and then used the engine mount as a guide to drill the holes. That way I could install temporary bolts to hold the mount in place...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-21-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,389
Posted By rv4ross
Wow, thanks for the motivation. Ross...

Wow, thanks for the motivation.

Ross Scroggs
Locust Grove, GA.
RV4 on gear, 99% to go.
#3911
Forum: RV-4 03-08-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By rv4ross
Yes, the triangular gussets will have to be...

Yes, the triangular gussets will have to be trimmed to allow full travel for the flaps. I remember seeing this noted somewhere and may be in the ?Builders Manual?.

Ross Scroggs
RV4. #3911
Finishing...
Forum: RV-4 12-20-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,394
Posted By rv4ross
PM sent, thanks John

PM sent, thanks John
Forum: RV-4 12-19-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,394
Posted By rv4ross
Nice work, thanks for the pictures and taking the...

Nice work, thanks for the pictures and taking the time to send them.
Big help.

Ross
Forum: RV-4 12-17-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,394
Posted By rv4ross
Thanks Brian, that would be a big help. Ross

Thanks Brian, that would be a big help.

Ross
Forum: RV-4 12-17-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,394
Posted By rv4ross
RV-4 Top Cowl Help

Do any of the RV-4 builders happen to have a picture of how they installed the air inlet ramps to the inside of their top cowls? This is kicking my butt for some reason. The two ramps supplied with...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-13-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,425
Posted By rv4ross
First, what model engine and what woodruff...

First, what model engine and what woodruff key?

Ross Scroggs
Locust Grove, GA
RV 4
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-28-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,794
Posted By rv4ross
I assume you have not run the engine yet, so,...

I assume you have not run the engine yet, so, Have you spun the engine over enough so as to get oil pressure? Could be that the lifters have not pumped up yet. You could also get a mechanics...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,556
Posted By rv4ross
Got mine to and just what I was looking...

Got mine to and just what I was looking for.

Ross Scroggs
Locust Grove, Ga
RV -4
Forum: RV-10 02-17-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,937
Posted By rv4ross
Watched you take off and no doubt in my mind it...

Watched you take off and no doubt in my mind it wanted to fly. Congrats to you and your Dad for a job well done. I really do like the option of having a qualified pilot with you, well don...
Forum: RV-4 07-02-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,287
Posted By rv4ross
Spence, I would be glad to email you a picture...

Spence,
I would be glad to email you a picture of that stringer. Send me a PM with your email and it will be on the way.

Ross Scroggs
RV4-3911 Canopy fun
Forum: RV-4 01-25-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,375
Posted By rv4ross
Answer is yes, I have a neighbor that just...

Answer is yes, I have a neighbor that just completed his 4 and his plane has an O-360, constant speed prop with the Vetterman crossover exhaust. I have not seen any issues with it and it sounds just...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-18-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,263
Posted By rv4ross
If you do find out it's possible to do, could you...

If you do find out it's possible to do, could you post it? I just got my case halves back from Divco and if no machining is required, I'd be interested.

Thanks,

Ross Scroggs
RV4 Finishing Kit...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-14-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,101
Posted By rv4ross
I used a new hole saw and had a helper back it up...

I used a new hole saw and had a helper back it up with a piece of wood. It did a real nice job. And watch your hands, that stuff is sharp!

Ross Scroggs
Locust Grove, GA
RV-4 #3911
Forum: Southeast 09-26-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,001
Posted By rv4ross
Pancake Breakfast

Here's the link for airport operations at Peachstate.

Ross Scroggs
Locust Grove, GA
RV-4 #3911

http://www.peachstateaero.com/index.php/airport-operations/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,201
Posted By rv4ross
Big Day

Vic,
Way to go, I know your proud of him and you should be. Luv hearing the Rotax pur from you and others.
Need to come see the fox soon.

Ross Scroggs
Locust Grove, GA
RV-4 #3911
Forum: Southeast 06-27-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,396
Posted By rv4ross
Mallards Landing

Jim, I've lived in Mallards Landing for almost 9 years now and couldn't be happier. The atmosphere is laid back and fun. Things to remember, we're only 30 minutes from Hartsfield, 45 from...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-26-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,361
Posted By rv4ross
Anna, Per Lycoming info on that web site, it...

Anna,
Per Lycoming info on that web site, it does not have a pad for an engine driven fuel pump, It's more suited for a high wing plane. Now, it might be convertable but I have no idea.

Ross...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-26-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,361
Posted By rv4ross
Anna, Here's a link to the Lycoming web site...

Anna,
Here's a link to the Lycoming web site that lists that engine. Looks like it fits a Huskey and I imagine it will hang on a Dynafocal 1...
Forum: RV-4 03-25-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 375,740
Posted By rv4ross
Axel, Keep the pictures coming, it inspires me to...

Axel, Keep the pictures coming, it inspires me to keep moving on my 4. Not at the stage your at, but will be this summer, I hope!

Ross Scroggs
Locust Grove, GA
RV-4 #3911 Fuselage
Forum: RV-4 01-31-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,164
Posted By rv4ross
Van's supply's the 30-9 brake assembly, in the...

Van's supply's the 30-9 brake assembly, in the kits. Look and see if the label is still visible on the brake assembly. If so, it should be Part. Number 30-9.
As Mel says, the 066-106 is the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-19-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,641
Posted By rv4ross
Bill, I looked through my RV-4 builders manual...

Bill,
I looked through my RV-4 builders manual and do not see a drawing called
SK-90. I did find SK-88, which is a side view drawing of the engine compartment that shows the approximate layout of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,661
Posted By rv4ross
Paul, Never had the chance to meet you but...

Paul,
Never had the chance to meet you but thanks for all you did. Growing up in the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo era, I've watched NASA and thought "What if I'd tried harder in school". To late now...
Forum: RV-4 08-24-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,790
Posted By rv4ross
That is exactly the way mine looks, good...

That is exactly the way mine looks, good question.

Ross Scroggs
RV-4 #3911
Locust Grove, GA
Forum: RV-4 05-22-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,193
Posted By rv4ross
Derek, I just recently passed that point in my...

Derek,
I just recently passed that point in my build of my RV4. Make sure you have the canopy frame hinge in place and the 3/16th spacer on the left hand side of the frame as well. If you don't...
Forum: RV-4 04-08-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,609
Posted By rv4ross
Mark, Sorry for the delay, had to do Easter...

Mark,
Sorry for the delay, had to do Easter things today. My plans show 14 of the bolts to be NAS1306-30 and NAS1306-32 for the two center bolts that hold the control torque tube bracket. If you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 119,697
Posted By rv4ross
Way to go Bill, we're all proud of you. Looking...

Way to go Bill, we're all proud of you. Looking forward to seeing "Blue Bird" in person. Looks like Joy will be the perfict co-pilot.

Ross Scroggs
Locust Grove, GA
RV-4 FK #3911
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-09-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,830
Posted By rv4ross
Aerhed is correct, it is an older voltage...

Aerhed is correct, it is an older voltage regulator and was manufactured by Lamar. All of their units today are solid state and much smaller.

Ross Scroggs
Locust Grove, GA
RV-4 #3911
Fuselage...
Forum: Southeast 12-22-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,733
Posted By rv4ross
RV Transition Training

Give Kent Gorton a call, he's in Locust Grove, GA, just south of Atlanta. He has a RV-6 and has been used by many. Great instructor.

Kent's Cell...
Forum: RV-4 12-03-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,209
Posted By rv4ross
RV4 Roll Server

Redhawk,
As Skysailor and Hans say above, I to am using the Dynon Rv-6 roll server mount and I'm kind of following Tru Trak's method of installing the servo onto the fuselage belly skin with a...
Forum: RV-4 10-23-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,616
Posted By rv4ross
Bill, Here's what I did on my 4. For what...

Bill,
Here's what I did on my 4. For what it's worth, It's the way I decided to make it work, you may want to do something different. Did a lot of research before I finalized it and it's the...
Forum: RV-4 09-28-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,341
Posted By rv4ross
Smile Question for RV4 Builders

Pierre and Bill, Thanks for the reply's. I like the "That's about right" approach so my give that a try and see how close it comes out. I did get a suggestion from a friend that is not on the list...
Forum: RV-4 09-26-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,341
Posted By rv4ross
Question for RV-4 builders

I have my fuselage out of the jig and leveled. Verticle stabilizer and rudder installed and now need to figure out a way to set the rudder deflection to 35 degrees per the manual. I've seen Van's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,361
Posted By rv4ross
Bill, Sending PM for contact info. Ross...

Bill, Sending PM for contact info.

Ross Scroggs
Locust Grove, GA
Forum: RV-4 07-31-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 888
Posted By rv4ross
RV-4 Fuselage Builders

Greetings to all,
I have my fuselage in the jig and am trying to fit the F414 and F415 seat ribs to the F404 bulkhead. I have the distance set from the 404 to 407 to match my wings but I'm having...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,197
Posted By rv4ross
I received my fuselage, finishing kits and a...

I received my fuselage, finishing kits and a third crate with a canopy for a neighbor via ABF and picked them up at the ABF terminal in Atlanta. I was amazed when I found no damage or blemishes. ...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-15-2007, 11:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,109
Posted By rv4ross
WTB: Sam James Wheel Pants RV-8

Posting for a neighbor.

Want to buy a set of Sam James wheel pants for a RV-8.
Please respond to Kent Gorton, 770-957-6217.

Thanks,

Ross Scroggs
RV-4, Wings
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