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Forum: Electrical Systems 01-15-2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By osaleh
Will do that

I will set it to 5AMP CB. Thx
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-14-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By osaleh
Thank you Ted, if the ELT is only drawing 1AMP,...

Thank you Ted, if the ELT is only drawing 1AMP, will that still be an issue when using a 22 GA wire? so the ELT is 1 amp and is 22 ga and the USB draws 4 AMPs and i used 20 GA for that. They are both...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-14-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By osaleh
Thank you All for the great suggestions

Thank you all for the great suggetions
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-01-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By osaleh
Hooking up multiple devices on same power pin

Hello fellow builders and a happy new year. Please excuse the question below, my electricity knowledge is lacking, thus i bought the VPX PPS and the VPX sport CB to make my life easier.

I am...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-27-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By osaleh
Thank you all folks . Inquiry cleared . It seems...

Thank you all folks . Inquiry cleared . It seems I have the same magnetos as diagram so will follow that .
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-26-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By osaleh
Thank you Dave. I am using the slick magnito...

Thank you Dave. I am using the slick magnito model 4373. No electronic ignition. I think i am clear on the diagram but do not understand the jumper wire. So i install a jumper wire from right...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-25-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By osaleh
Magneto /Ignition Switch connection clarification

Good morning folks and happy thanksgiving.

Can you please give me some guidance here. I have my slick mags that i ordered with my lycoming 4 cylinder 0-360 carb engine. From what I have read till...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-19-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By osaleh
So ground the shield on the inside of the wing...

So ground the shield on the inside of the wing tip, how about the other ground of the shield? in diagram it shows two grounds for the shield. On the fuselage side , are we also running shielded wire...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-18-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,457
Posted By osaleh
Nav/Strobe Shielded Wire Wing/fuselage connector

Hello folks

I am running a shield wire for my Strobe/Nav Aero LEDs in the wings of my RV7A all the way to the VPX and switches. However, I would like to install a molex connector close to fuselage...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-04-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 1,320,045
Posted By osaleh
RV7A Dynon VFR Panel

Anyone has an example of a RV7A VFR only panel to show?
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-04-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,731
Posted By osaleh
thank you all

thank you all
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-02-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,731
Posted By osaleh
How many FIREWALL PASS THRU do i need

Hello

I am building my RV7A , my lycoming O-360 engine is on its way and so will the dynon VFR package. I was wondering how many FIREWALL PASS THRU points do i need and where is the best location to...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-10-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By osaleh
Hi Mike and thank you for your quick response. I...

Hi Mike and thank you for your quick response. I put level on the forward fuselage and the ball is centered. I put another level on the engine mount and the ball is little bit off the center. If i...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-10-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By osaleh
Drilling the Engine Mount

Hello

I am trying to drill the engine mount and if i align all the predrilled holes, the engine mount is not on level with the fuselage. There is a little difference. Basically, i will need to lift...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-17-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,831
Posted By osaleh
Will 7 face the fate of RV3,4,6 ?

is there anyone else still building an RV7 that is worried that the RV14 will cause Vans to discontinue the somewhat similar albeit cheaper, RV7?

I read the notice for the models 3,4 and 6...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-02-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,662
Posted By osaleh
re moving

Dave. What size truck did you end up getting? 20' or 26'?

Thx
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-02-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,662
Posted By osaleh
Moving my RV-7A

Hi,

I am moving my RV7A from Houston to Las Vegas. Anyone knows of any specialized transportation company that could do the job? I am thinking UHAUL for now, but I need to see other options.

Thank...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-19-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,445
Posted By osaleh
Canopy vinyl remove problems

Hi,

After I finished installing the canopy on the canopy frame with fiberglass and the works, i realized that I did not remove the vinyl that is protecting the canopy on the inside area above the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-15-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,703
Posted By osaleh
Gap too big between f-702 and f-771

Hi all,

Working on my tip-up RV7A. When i was working on the f-702 skin and f-771, i had an acceptable 0.032 gap as suggested in instructions. However, after i continued working on the canopy frame,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-04-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,130
Posted By osaleh
I see your point

i see your point. i asked that or eluded to that in my previous questioning. I was worried the fine filter will drop pressure to an already low pressure pump. I think i will use this pre-filter which...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-04-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,130
Posted By osaleh
Do you have a picture of what you have done?

Nice. Do you have pictures of what you have done?
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-03-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,130
Posted By osaleh
Fuel Filter recommendation

i found these fuel filters. Any idea if the will work or not?...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-03-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,130
Posted By osaleh
Fuel Filter

How about the fuel filter for the Facet fuel pump? the fuel filter that is recommended from Facet looks like it is designed for a hose. Any alternatives to that fuel filter?

The fuel filter i am...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-03-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,130
Posted By osaleh
Facet Electric Fuel Pump Install Problems

Do i remove the steel nipple that is on the inlet side of the pump and add the 90 degree nipple instead ? I bought this from VANs and it has steel nipples on both inlet and outlet.

Thx
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-03-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,130
Posted By osaleh
Facet Electric Pump install problems

Hi,

I am having problems installing the plumbing to the Facet electric fuel pump from VANs and am trying to see how people have solved this issue. Unfortunately most of the threads i read are about...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-24-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,499
Posted By osaleh
what should I omit from finish kit

hi

I am trying to order the finishing kit from Vans for my RV7A. I also decided to go with Sam James Cowl. I got the packing list from VAns. Not sure what i should omit and I need help. Do i omit...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-22-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,785
Posted By osaleh
More info

Thanks for all suggestions. I am going to get IO360 fixed pitch. Dinon avionics but other than that, I did not plan anything else.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-21-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,785
Posted By osaleh
Finishing kit

Hi, I am about to order the finishing kit for my RV7A. Any advice on what I should skip and order somewhere else? Or any general advice ? Much appreciated.

Thx
Omar
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-16-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,318
Posted By osaleh
Riveting forward fuselage question

hi,

i am riveting the forward fuselage and I have put on the bottom skin f-772 in preparation to rivet. when i go to rivet the area highlighted in red (from dwg 24), the 7 rivets are supposed to be...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-16-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,866
Posted By osaleh
ok got it. thank you all for your help

ok got it thank you all for your help.
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-07-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,866
Posted By osaleh
forgot to add pictures

pictures

http://i44.tinypic.com/2luqf6h.jpg
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-06-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,866
Posted By osaleh
gear leg attachment wd-721 help

i am riveting the side skins in my RV7a and decided to try to fit the WD-721 while i still have access. I ended up making a cutout in the 704 bulkhead to fit the WD-721 leg. Now, the top part of the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-26-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,358
Posted By osaleh
Advice taken.

Thank you guys. I did take your advice and took off all the angles i bought from Lowes. I just forgot to report back in time.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-11-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,358
Posted By osaleh
hmmm.

I thought an AL angle is all the same as long as it is of same thickness. I guess not. Ok I will make sure I look for same grade angle. I am still looking for a die though. So if anyone of you great...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-11-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,358
Posted By osaleh
die to make upward bend in end of stiffeners

hi everyone

anyone knows if there a die set or a method to make the upward bend on stiffeners like the F-719 firewall stiffener? When I make mistakes on straight stiffeners, i just go to home depot...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-04-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,550
Posted By osaleh
Followed George Orndorff

I followed Orndorff method, got done in less than 30 minutes. :) Then somehow mixed up the right and left and then proceeded to do the drilling. Ouch. Had to order another set. I actually ordered two...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-13-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,383
Posted By osaleh
here is another image

http://i47.tinypic.com/kd30oh.jpg
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-13-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,383
Posted By osaleh
landing gear mount socket hole Problem

Hi,

it seems my landing gear mount socket hole has come too close to one of the rivets. There is no more edge to even dimple the rivet. Is this F-772 now is bad?
I can just dimple and rivet. Might...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-13-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,104
Posted By osaleh
thank you all

i will follow the stage cleanup directions. thank you
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-10-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,104
Posted By osaleh
Fuel Tank contaminates Concern

Hi,

I am working on the fuselage now, however, i keep getting this bad feeling about the fuel tanks i assembled. I bought the fuel tank senders from Vans, the ones that have the wire mesh glued...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-05-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,550
Posted By osaleh
Randy, since you used the dies recently as you...

Randy, since you used the dies recently as you described, can you tell me where did you start the bend, how did you progress or move the dies, by 1/2 inch, etc... I have the dies but ended up using...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-05-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,550
Posted By osaleh
messed mine up at the end

I had the Orndorff method and the longeron Dies from Buller. First i tried the dies, but they did not fit. I called the contact number and the gentleman i talked to asked me to send it back and he...
Forum: RV-10 05-08-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,199
Posted By osaleh
do not go into debt

it took me a while to convince myself but i am finally in peace about my decision. I would love to build rv10 but settled for rv7a, it is cheaper. i love to have glass cockpit, but i am going with...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-10-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,190
Posted By osaleh
what size of castle nut?

which size of castle nut would we get Andrew?

Thx
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-10-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,190
Posted By osaleh
where will you get these steel lock nuts?

where will you get these steel lock nuts?
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-10-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,676
Posted By osaleh
8-32

unfortunately i screwed up the tap and ended up with a #8 screw that i have to use. i also shortened the head screws because i only had the 8-32 1/2. i hope this will work. thanks for all your...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-10-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,190
Posted By osaleh
aileron attachment concern

The inboard and outboard aileron attach points to the wing, an AN bolt and on other end the an365-1032 nut. Is this safe???? vibration or movement, will the nut not come loose???? anyone took some...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-31-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,676
Posted By osaleh
Dynon pitot/AOA question

hi everyone,

i am installing the dynon heated pitot/aoa in my rv7a. Just 1 question, what screw size do we use to attach the mounting bracket to the pitot tube? #6 or #8? the gretz install...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-15-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By osaleh
how about the Prop

thanks for the info. how about the Catto three blade composite prop. Anyone who has it can tell me if it is any good for the RV7a? does it last a while? is it fine in rain or cold or hot weather?
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-14-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,599
Posted By osaleh
Engine/Prop/Acrobatics

I am trying to make decision on what engine and propellor to choose for my RV7A. I intend to have an lycoming or Superior 0360 with a FP 3 blade rotax prop from Sensenich or something similar from...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-12-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,114
Posted By osaleh
Poly-Flo Plumbings and Fittings

I bought a Dynon pitot/aoa heated tube. I intend to route the aluminum tubing that comes out of pitot tube to poly-flo fittings. For those of you who did this, can you please tell me the transition...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-20-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,382
Posted By osaleh
good idea to replace. Its cheap.

good idea to replace. Its cheap.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-20-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,382
Posted By osaleh
Ahhhh. thank you.

man, the things I miss. Thank you. BTW, did you get the correct OHMS reading VANs calls out for, having bent like they show? 3" from float then 90 degree bend then another 3" for the main rod that...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-20-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,382
Posted By osaleh
which second bend???

hi. i do not see a second bend in the DWG. Am I missing something?

http://i44.tinypic.com/27zm6bt.jpg
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-20-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,382
Posted By osaleh
SW Fuel Sender Install Question

Hi,

Does anyone have exact measurments of SW float type fuel sender arm length and bend length for an RV7A tank? i tried to follow van's instructions of total arm length of about 6", 3" then then...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-18-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,858
Posted By osaleh
northwest of houton

Paul,

I live in the northwest area of Houston. I have not found a tech counsalar yet but i would like to have one or two. If you know of any, please let me know or email me at osaleh_71@yahoo.com...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-16-2011, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,858
Posted By osaleh
Bellcrank Attach Hole Oversize

hI

Too many drilling errors with Tie down that spilled now to the Bellcrank assembly. The four holes that attach the bellcrank to main spar are now deformed because of many repeat drills and errors...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-10-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,670
Posted By osaleh
image

http://i55.tinypic.com/2v2wf2g.jpg
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-10-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,670
Posted By osaleh
Tie Down Drill Error

Hi All,

I am wokring on left wing for my RV7A. The tie down bracket was not sitting properly when I was trying to drill through the W701-L-1 skin. I ended up drilling a hole that was too high. Then...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-22-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,341
Posted By osaleh
pictures for installing landing, position and strobe lights needed Pls

hi

anyone has pictures for when installing landing lights, strobe and position lights during their build? any pictures will be great. I recieved the landing light kit from VANs. the istructions are...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-27-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,772
Posted By osaleh
do you have instructions

Stein,

do you guys have detailed instructions on what I need to install now during my wing contruction? i intend to buy the AP from you guys but in stages. So some builders suggested the mounting...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-26-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,772
Posted By osaleh
where is the AP location

when i buy the AP install kit, does it detail where to install the brackets and servo?
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-25-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,772
Posted By osaleh
wiring through wing question

i have started working on cleaning, flutting wing ribs. I also intend to install landing lights, strobe and nav lights. I went through FAQ that VANS published regarding wing wiring and this is what...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-22-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,388
Posted By osaleh
more questions on Bruce's method

thank you Bruce,

1) what aluminum sheet metal thickness did you use? i have various sheets metals from the trim tab bundle Vans sent me.
2) you mentioned the expoxy, flox, and micro. do you have...
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