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Forum: Electrical Systems 12-03-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By JeremyL
Ifr or vfr? And by the screen dying, exploding or...

Ifr or vfr? And by the screen dying, exploding or losing power?
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-02-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By JeremyL
Hey did you ever receive any information on this?...

Hey did you ever receive any information on this? Also have you tested it with the VPX to see if the wig wag works properly through the vpx. I’ve seen some stuff about a delay issue.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,335
Posted By JeremyL
https://www.amazon.com/flite-Airplane-Thunderbirds...

https://www.amazon.com/flite-Airplane-Thunderbirds-Transmitter-EFL78500/dp/B08T5M1N5L/ref=mp_s_a_1_17?crid=2DWY9849R6XW2&keywords=f16&qid=1637766066&sprefix=f16%2Caps%2C55&sr=8-17

;) ;)
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 11-21-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,147
Posted By JeremyL
I’d venture to bet it will and should be a 5-7...

I’d venture to bet it will and should be a 5-7 seat cruiser, like a bigger 10. The market is really hot for 5-6 seaters that can carry loads like the Saratoga and Cherokee 6 right now and I don’t see...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By JeremyL
Does that sound about right?

Does that sound about right?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By JeremyL
Thank you Scott, I will give that a go. If my...

Thank you Scott, I will give that a go. If my math is correct and I follow what you have said. Run it until it’s fully extended and then retract it until it has retraced .4” (1/3 of 1.2”) level the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By JeremyL
I see, so how would I do it properly in order to...

I see, so how would I do it properly in order to take that in to account?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By JeremyL
Thank you a ton. I will give that a try, sounds...

Thank you a ton. I will give that a try, sounds easy enough the way you explained it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By JeremyL
Electric trim center?

Hey everyone, I searched but I couldn’t find exactly how to easily find the center of travel for the ray allen trim Servo so that I can cut the rod to the proper length. So if you could impart your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,364
Posted By JeremyL
I’m going to be getting a boosted board mini....

I’m going to be getting a boosted board mini. Small safer than a one wheel and has a heck of a range.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By JeremyL
Well with that information it appears I am good...

Well with that information it appears I am good to go with millimeters of tweaking. Thank you all for your time. As Patey says, “Back to work”
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By JeremyL
I did bend it a touch to relieve some...

I did bend it a touch to relieve some interference. I am getting clear no interference up to about 32-33 degrees of deflection both up and down. I’m not sure how many degrees I need. (I don’t have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By JeremyL
I did as you suggested here and this was my...

I did as you suggested here and this was my result. It was even from what I can see and the metal ruler was able to stand on its own.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By JeremyL
Rub on inboard elevators, thoughts?

Good morning everyone, I have just mounted the elevators to the horizontal stabilizer (big moment!!) and as you can see in the picture the inboard edge of the elevator is contacting the HS. The...
Forum: Tools 10-28-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By JeremyL
Thanks guys, I got the 2 inch #6 finish nails and...

Thanks guys, I got the 2 inch #6 finish nails and they fit perfectly.
Forum: Tools 10-28-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By JeremyL
Good point, although I didn’t know there was a...

Good point, although I didn’t know there was a bin of nails there. I was anticipating buying a box of nails?
Forum: Tools 10-28-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By JeremyL
Size of nail for close q die??

Hey guys, just a quick question, I’m about to run to Lowe’s for some things. Does anyone know the correct finishing nail size to purchase for the Cleveland close quarters dimple die? The one you pull...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-22-2021, 04:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,702
Posted By JeremyL
This is why I asked these random questions….. I...

This is why I asked these random questions….. I learn so much and soak it up like a sponge. Ideas like this, I don’t let slow me down. I have full faith in the design, but my brain wants the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-21-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,702
Posted By JeremyL
Interesting points of view, and yes the load is...

Interesting points of view, and yes the load is dispersed via the long parts of the horn. Just spitballing for conversation, I’m almost certainly going to follow the plans in this area. I should have...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-21-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,702
Posted By JeremyL
I haven’t seen any issues yet either. Also do you...

I haven’t seen any issues yet either. Also do you think the few extra grams/ounces would be a huge difference to the tail?
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-21-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,702
Posted By JeremyL
Thoughts on reinforcement plates!?? Discussion

So as I am assembling my elevators, I noticed the area behind where the elevator control horn doesn’t have a reinforcement plate. Thoughts/discussion on making some reinforcement plates and putting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 817
Posted By JeremyL
My opinion, I would buy two and assemble both. It...

My opinion, I would buy two and assemble both. It will get you comfy with the process. Don’t hang up on what the have you do word for word because unless you are building a 4 everything is mostly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,676
Posted By JeremyL
So don’t remove the massive hatched area on the...

So don’t remove the massive hatched area on the right elevator??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,676
Posted By JeremyL
Hahahahaha I like this idea ;)

Hahahahaha I like this idea ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,676
Posted By JeremyL
I wanted to avoid that option because I didn’t...

I wanted to avoid that option because I didn’t want to cut it on the bandsaw in the basement.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,676
Posted By JeremyL
I intended to clamp it to the deck and cut it...

I intended to clamp it to the deck and cut it outside using an N95. So safety is under control enough… but I’m wondering if it is worth trying enough that it won’t destroy either the tool, the piece...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,676
Posted By JeremyL
Cutting lead with…..?

It’s time to “remove the hatched area” of my right elevator counterweight. Have you guys ever used an oscillating multi tool for this? If you have, how did it go? I’m thinking of giving this a go...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,922
Posted By JeremyL
Literally the same set up I’m going with. iPad...

Literally the same set up I’m going with. iPad for yet another level of redundancy and also for the wife to watch movies on during cruise. I chose garmin for many reasons.

G3x/g5/gtn...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,922
Posted By JeremyL
Do you have a price range/budget in mind ?

Do you have a price range/budget in mind ?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,462
Posted By JeremyL
Awesome! Thank you sir.

Awesome! Thank you sir.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,462
Posted By JeremyL
Hello, I ordered my wing kit about a month or so...

Hello, I ordered my wing kit about a month or so ago and paid a deposit. I have not yet paid the remaining balance due to the lead time I was quoted. I’m just wondering/ making sure that the “old”...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-13-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,334
Posted By JeremyL
Harbor freight band saw all day for what we do....

Harbor freight band saw all day for what we do. Cheap, easy and the blades can be bought on Amazon. Easy peezy.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-12-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,783
Posted By JeremyL
Yeah, looks fine, build on.

Yeah, looks fine, build on.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By JeremyL
5 should work, I can pay shipping or whatever. If...

5 should work, I can pay shipping or whatever. If you want, I utilize PayPal. Let me know…
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By JeremyL
Help/need LP4-3**

Hey guys, I made a minor mistake and need to drill out a couple blind rivets in order to fix said mistake. The issue is I am out of LP4-3 blind rivets. Instead of waiting for vans to process and ship...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,453
Posted By JeremyL
Hahaha it is not…. Believe it or not, I listen to...

Hahaha it is not…. Believe it or not, I listen to Halsey while bucking.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,453
Posted By JeremyL
Music & work….

Soo after bucking hundreds of rivets thus far, I have found that a certain artist helps me buck beautiful rivets. I’m not sure why this is but I am good with it. I just pop on the Bose ANR headphones...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By JeremyL
Hmmmm……….

I got to thinking about it, I am using vhb tape for my TE. Some use pro seal or epoxy. So my thought is, the countersink depth cannot be that critical here as to completely nest the dimple because...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By JeremyL
True, I’m just going to have to mess with it and...

True, I’m just going to have to mess with it and hopefully it comes out good enough.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By JeremyL
Interesting, yeah I know what you mean with the...

Interesting, yeah I know what you mean with the anxiety
.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By JeremyL
Which tool and how did you get the proper depth...

Which tool and how did you get the proper depth for each hole?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By JeremyL
Oh dang, that’s even worse. I will say I was...

Oh dang, that’s even worse. I will say I was super surprised at the price of the TE wedge. :eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By JeremyL
Hahaha, does that come with a free night in a...

Hahaha, does that come with a free night in a Marriott or miles? Asking for a friend….
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By JeremyL
No worries, I honestly kind of got really excited...

No worries, I honestly kind of got really excited for a second, I was like omg no wonder it looks like a bear was digging for berries in that hole hahaha
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By JeremyL
I’ve definitely learned how important having...

I’ve definitely learned how important having somewhere the male pilot to go into is. So I may tinker (since I have to wait for a new wedge) with putting properly cut dowl rods in the holes of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By JeremyL
I just reread 5.5, and it states that the...

I just reread 5.5, and it states that the countersink has to be deeper. They say to then set the micro stop 7 clicks deeper not shallower. Mine indeed was set to 7 clicks past flush. The masking tape...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By JeremyL
I noticed that too, but that only happened on the...

I noticed that too, but that only happened on the back side countersink, so I assumed it was because the pilot wasn’t secure. But I will check the level when I get home just to be sure. I am also...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By JeremyL
Thank you bill. I do indeed suspect that it is a...

Thank you bill. I do indeed suspect that it is a pilot hole utilizing the 3 flute bit due to one side of the wedge was able to be countersunk with virtually no chatter. The chatter did not appear...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By JeremyL
This would be a good idea, but for me using the...

This would be a good idea, but for me using the Cleveland device, it won’t workout. Excellent advice though if I didn’t have the device. Thank you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,903
Posted By JeremyL
Well I join the reorder group….

It’s official, I have joined the “screw up a part and reorder it” group. Which I’m sure most all of us are in. The dreaded TE wedge countersinking got me. I’m not sure what happened, as to why it...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-14-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,158
Posted By JeremyL
Sweet! I will give that a go, thanks a million

Sweet! I will give that a go, thanks a million
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-14-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,158
Posted By JeremyL
I have that same angled set. So squeeze them with...

I have that same angled set. So squeeze them with a flat set slightly first and then use the angled set to fully set?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-14-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,158
Posted By JeremyL
Great to know….. so is it absolutely imperative...

Great to know….. so is it absolutely imperative to partially squeeze them first? Or just nail them all the way first time? If so, I’m thinking just back the regular flat sets out to limit the squeeze.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,667
Posted By JeremyL
I just placed an order for my wings and deleted...

I just placed an order for my wings and deleted the factory tips and have put a deposit on Aveo Zip Tips. Yes it’s a premium for the tips, but I have been told they are a 1 for 1 drop in replacement....
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-13-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,158
Posted By JeremyL
I have these and I am about 2 days from tackling...

I have these and I am about 2 days from tackling the trailing edge on a 7…. Have you used them and what do you think of them? Any tips or considerations?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By JeremyL
Excellent! Thank you, I’ll drill and rivet them...

Excellent! Thank you, I’ll drill and rivet them as well. Extra rivets can’t hurt.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By JeremyL
Rudder horn/reinforce plate extra hole

Before I hit up vans tech support, does anyone know what these extra holes are for. They are not drilled through the spar yet. I don’t see them listed on the plans anywhere. My assumption is for...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-19-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By JeremyL
Thank you, and thanks for all the replies, I am...

Thank you, and thanks for all the replies, I am actually very comfortable with the rivet gun now, dare I say I feel more comfortable with that in my hands than the squeezer. But, I purchased the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-19-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By JeremyL
Tape.v.proseal TE wedge

I know there has been a touch of conversation on this topic, and it has been awhile since I’ve seen anything. So I’d like to rehash as I am about 2 weeks from tackling the rudder TE. I’m looking for...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-26-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,625
Posted By JeremyL
Interesting, I didn’t think it would be enough to...

Interesting, I didn’t think it would be enough to cause a significant issue, especially since it is used later on in the Ev. Also vans didn’t seem to think it would be an issue. So I’m guessing the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-25-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,625
Posted By JeremyL
I spoke with tech support. They said that contact...

I spoke with tech support. They said that contact won’t really be an issue in that area since everything is held very tight with rivets and bolts. I made sure it was ok with them and decided to file...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-23-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,625
Posted By JeremyL
Thank you, I will give that a go in the morning....

Thank you, I will give that a go in the morning.


Anyone else have any suggestions if that doesn’t work??
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-23-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,625
Posted By JeremyL
Actually I did have a photo to edit…….

Here is a picture I edited so that maybe you guys know what I’m saying.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-23-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,625
Posted By JeremyL
HS00005 rib, help!

So after assembling/dissembling (x10) the HS00005 rib to the aft side of the front spar. I riveted them into place. I thought I had fixed the issue of HS 00005 rib rubbing on the shop head of the...
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