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Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By TASEsq
ďThese parts have always had a slight mismatch. ...

ďThese parts have always had a slight mismatch. Most builders utilize the furthest bolt location, capture the bearing, cleco as best you can, match drill and assemble.

Interesting to note the...
Forum: RV-14 10-05-2022, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By TASEsq
Interesting. Mine is at least a 1/4 hole out of...

Interesting.

Mine is at least a 1/4 hole out of alignmentÖ
Forum: RV-14 10-02-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks Gents, I have emailed support. Will wait...

Thanks Gents,

I have emailed support. Will wait and see what they say.
Forum: RV-14 10-01-2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By TASEsq
Fuselage Bearing Bracket Misalignment

I have prepped the pairs of fuselage bearing brackets including clecoing together and dressing the edges of each pair to remove the stamping marks etc and so they align.

Clecoíd together without...
Forum: RV-14 09-13-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By TASEsq
Newton v9 or v10

This shows the comparison between the andair fs2020 and the Newton valves.

Has anyone installed a Newton valve in a -14?

Iím not up to that section yet, but it seems the plumbing would be much...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-11-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,820
Posted By TASEsq
Can someone explain what the nipple is used for?...

Can someone explain what the nipple is used for?

We have an io-390 and screw on the 48108 filter as it comes out of the box.
Forum: RV-14 09-02-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 259,540
Posted By TASEsq
What’s the flyEFII controller used for in a...

What’s the flyEFII controller used for in a practical sense? I take it since it way over on the right it’s not something that gets tweaked or adjusted throughout a flight?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2022, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By TASEsq
Hereís how I did mine. Carlís advice was...

Hereís how I did mine. Carlís advice was excellent. Itís just bolted to the rib with 3 nut plates. The wingtip slides over it (mine is secured with hinge pins).

The building and tuning of it was a...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-01-2022, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks for all the assistance. I made the cut...

Thanks for all the assistance. I made the cut along the skin edge and i think it came out really nice. Got the main part of the work done. Just need to rivet the hinges and rib in place and do a...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-20-2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By TASEsq
Forgot the picture!

Forgot the picture!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-20-2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 757
Posted By TASEsq
Wingtip hinge - where to cut

A question please for those who have used the hinge method to install the wingtips.

Once the wingtip hinges are drilled to the wing, it’s time to cut the flange off the tips to use as a spacer...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-20-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,073
Posted By TASEsq
I had a similar problem on my -14 rudder but...

I had a similar problem on my -14 rudder but figured it out and now find backriveting is the best way in situations like this.

Firstly, you have to stop the set moving by holding the collar onto...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-19-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,232
Posted By TASEsq
Here’s an example of a certified Canadian product...

Here’s an example of a certified Canadian product - they’ve literally just held them together with a bog standard cable tie, in a figure 8 pattern.
Forum: California 07-19-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks for all the advice everyone! We ended up...

Thanks for all the advice everyone!

We ended up having a great day. We headed up to Corona and stopped at Spruce. That was a real treat for an Aussie - picked up a couple of things I ďneededĒ. :D...
Forum: California 07-16-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks all! Sounds like we will head up to the...

Thanks all!

Sounds like we will head up to the museum in Chino after breakfast, look over the museum, lunch at Floís then stop by and pickup an order from spruce and try and be back by 2. Thanks...
Forum: California 07-15-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By TASEsq
LA Visit - any good places?

Hi,

Bit of a strange question (maybe?) from an Aussie RV14 builder visiting the US - Iíve found myself with a day off on Monday 18th down at KSNA - any recommendations for aircraft building related...
Forum: RV-14 07-10-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By TASEsq
I canít answer exactly because I countersunk mine...

I canít answer exactly because I countersunk mine before installing the nutplates, but those holes donít get drilled to #19 because they end up becoming a bit larger once you countersink to the final...
Forum: RV-14 07-09-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By TASEsq
Thatís exactly what I did. I made up a little...

Thatís exactly what I did. I made up a little backing plate jig to hold the pilot of the cutter when countersinking for the screw dimples. Worked great and is the same idea as using the nutplates to...
Forum: RV-14 07-08-2022, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By TASEsq
When Van's makes a note, it refers to the step...

When Van's makes a note, it refers to the step following the note.

The step is before step 3 - and step 3 says:
Step 3: Machine countersink the #40 holes indicated in Figure 2.

If you look a...
Forum: RV-14 07-04-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By TASEsq
That's an interesting thought - i had assumed the...

That's an interesting thought - i had assumed the autopilot would disconnect when you pressed TO/GA but i see in the G3X Pilot Handbook it will stay engaged if a "minimum airspeed" is configured....
Forum: RV-14 07-04-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By TASEsq
I am thinking i'll probably go with a G3X system...

I am thinking i'll probably go with a G3X system incl GAD27 and was thinking switch functions as follows:
Trim Hat - pitch and roll trim (to the GAD27)
Trigger - PTT
Index (below trigger): Smoke on...
Forum: RV-10 07-04-2022, 03:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 419
Posted By TASEsq
New Flap Actuator

Just wondering if anyone had the instructions for the new rv10 flap actuator?

https://store.vansaircraft.com/10-flap-motor-retrofit-kit.html
Forum: RV-14 07-03-2022, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By TASEsq
Tosten cs-8 sticks.

Hi,

Has anyone installed the tosten cs8 using the factory sticks without the grips hitting the bottom of the panel?

Do you need to get the tosten sticks? $100 is ok but shipping down here is the...
Forum: Tools 06-29-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,458
Posted By TASEsq
All my Aircaft specific tools are in here - itís...

All my Aircaft specific tools are in here - itís been absolutely invaluable and takes up a 1/4 a metre of floor space. I pretty well have it next to me and at the conclusion of each small task the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-05-2022, 01:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By TASEsq
I found there is a big difference between the...

I found there is a big difference between the brass flow restrictor and a regulator controlling pressure in the system.

For me, I had much better success with riveting (especially skins) by using...
Forum: RV-10 06-03-2022, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By TASEsq
That’s the one I had to use on the -14 (same...

That’s the one I had to use on the -14 (same wings). Had to be ground a fair bit to fit.

Here’s a pic to show how it fit. They were...
Forum: RV-14 06-02-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks Chris - just had a look at your kit log....

Thanks Chris - just had a look at your kit log.

Why did the gad27 need the 28 pin connector to make it completely removable? Was this to remove the tunnel cover for maintenance reasons?
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By TASEsq
Avionics mounting behind F14106 Wiring Channel

Just curious on whether anyone has considered mounting any avionics on either the top of the F10405 Forward Tunnel Cover, or mounted to the forward side of the F14106 vertical wiring channel? I was...
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By TASEsq
Why not just cleco this in after you’ve done the...

Why not just cleco this in after you’ve done the spar and worked down the ribs?

I’m about to do this exact step - one bottom skin is done (the one without the gretz doubler) and my plan is to just...
Forum: RV-14 05-27-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By TASEsq
Mine was like that. I assumed that was how it was...

Mine was like that. I assumed that was how it was supposed to be, put a slight break on the skin on both sides and riveted it together!
Forum: RV-14 05-25-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,615
Posted By TASEsq
Researching and thought Iíd pop the photos up.

Researching and thought Iíd pop the photos up.
Forum: 3D Printed Parts 05-24-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By TASEsq
Check out Ramy RC on you tube. He designs RC...

Check out Ramy RC on you tube.

He designs RC aeroplanes know 3d, prints a reverse mold, paints and tidies it up, then does layups into the printed molds.

Might be what you are after....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By TASEsq
Like if you tried to extend the flaps too fast it...

Like if you tried to extend the flaps too fast it goes ďHOW ABOUT NO, SCOTT. OKAY?Ē.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,180
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks for the prompt reply Pat - Iíll take a...

Thanks for the prompt reply Pat - Iíll take a look.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2022, 01:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,180
Posted By TASEsq
Will you make a kit for the -14? If so, I might...

Will you make a kit for the -14?

If so, I might hold off on ordering until you do.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-19-2022, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By TASEsq
I am working on my planning and doing a wiring...

I am working on my planning and doing a wiring diagram and decided to use a relay to run the pitot heat - since my CB's will be above the tunnel under the panel, saved me running heavy wires up to...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-16-2022, 04:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,244
Posted By TASEsq
Anyone know if there are any plans for updated...

Anyone know if there are any plans for updated brackets to accept this motor in the -14?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2022, 03:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,180
Posted By TASEsq
Anyone heard any rumours on if the -14 will also...

Anyone heard any rumours on if the -14 will also get an updated flap motor weldment etc?

I am fairly close to ordering the PH max actuator - the fuselage is on the ocean at the moment on its way.
Forum: RV-14 05-09-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,828
Posted By TASEsq
Hereís how much sealant I used on my tanks - a...

Hereís how much sealant I used on my tanks - a little over 3 pint cans (canít buy quart cans here). And a whole box of 50 x 60ml Horse syringes....
Forum: RV-14 05-08-2022, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,842
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks for the fast reply - but my crate is still...

Thanks for the fast reply - but my crate is still in the middle of the pacific. Should get here in June I think. The shipping docs via email didnít have a packing list, just ďfuse kitĒ.
Forum: RV-14 05-08-2022, 05:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,842
Posted By TASEsq
Hi Greg, Are you able to advise when the new...

Hi Greg,

Are you able to advise when the new struts began to be included in the fuse kit shipments? My kit shipped on 5th Nov (hopefully with the new springs). Hasn’t arrived yet!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-03-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,127
Posted By TASEsq
If I’m not mistaken these videos are out of date...

If I’m not mistaken these videos are out of date in that they recommend now to fold the braid back over the jacket before using the solder sleeve or solder to install the drain wire. Something to do...
Forum: RV-14 04-25-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By TASEsq
Just completed my wingtip...

Just completed my wingtip archer

https://tasrv14.blogspot.com/2022/03/diy-archer-vhf-nav-antenna.html?m=1
Forum: RV-14 03-27-2022, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By TASEsq
Be careful with the aileron skins orientation....

Be careful with the aileron skins orientation.

Basically they need to be mirror images of each other and it’s hard to visually see with the exception of a couple of holes.

With regard to the...
Forum: RV-14 03-25-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,515
Posted By TASEsq
This is how I built...

This is how I built it:
https://tasrv14.blogspot.com/2022/03/20-03-diy-adahrs-mount.html?m=1
Forum: RV-14 03-21-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By TASEsq
I also got a reply from Sterling who said the...

I also got a reply from Sterling who said the MSP-42 is a stronger rivet than the LP4, but either rivet would be acceptable in this location.
Forum: RV-14 03-21-2022, 01:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By TASEsq
In the end, I used a MSP-42. It was pointed out...

In the end, I used a MSP-42.

It was pointed out in another forum that the quick build folks use MSP-42 in these exact holes! Look at page QBW-2 Step 11.
Forum: RV-14 03-19-2022, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By TASEsq
The SB added a bracket to the aileron hinge. SB...

The SB added a bracket to the aileron hinge.

SB 16-03-28 https://www.vansaircraft.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/sb16-03-28.pdf
Forum: RV-14 03-18-2022, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By TASEsq
Pull rivet for aileron gap fairing next to SB bracket?

How did people set a solid rivet in the last hole of the aileron gap fairing - the one which is almost flush against the bracket installed as part of the aileron SB?

I am thinking of using either a...
Forum: RV-14 03-15-2022, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,175
Posted By TASEsq
Another vote for go lightly - I reckon a file is...

Another vote for go lightly - I reckon a file is the best bet.

https://tasrv14.blogspot.com/2021/10/22-02-3-aileron-structure.html?m=1
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2022, 03:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,515
Posted By TASEsq
Ended up making a little mount tray similar to...

Ended up making a little mount tray similar to the Vans GMU22 one.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-05-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,197
Posted By TASEsq
In your photo on this post, the pin was too far...

In your photo on this post, the pin was too far in the tool. In the original photo, the pin was not in far enough. Perhaps on the original photo it got hung up on the positioner (not down the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-05-2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,197
Posted By TASEsq
I have the same tool. It makes great crimps but...

I have the same tool. It makes great crimps but the positioner is junk. In your pic it looks like the pin as not inserted far enough. Wind out the positioner - the pin should be inserted more.

What...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,683
Posted By TASEsq
Does anyone know if the GEA24 master caution and...

Does anyone know if the GEA24 master caution and master warning outputs can be acknowledged by the use of a discrete or other method?

From my reading if a caution or warning event occurs the light...
Forum: COMM 03-03-2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,984
Posted By TASEsq
Hereís the full write up on the build and tuning...

Hereís the full write up on the build and tuning of the antenna if anyone has 10 mins to kill!

https://tasrv14.blogspot.com/2022/03/diy-archer-vhf-nav-antenna.html?m=1
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-27-2022, 01:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,924
Posted By TASEsq
Yeah I puzzled over that a bit but the response...

Yeah I puzzled over that a bit but the response from Ariel really helped.

I guess the reference ground for the ELT is the aircraft ground. So long as the unit sending the data was also grounded to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,924
Posted By TASEsq
Ok - got it thanks. So at the display unit,...

Ok - got it thanks.

So at the display unit, which has signal ground pins, if I wanted a cleaner install I could ground the shield of the 2 core cable to a signal ground pin - basically doing the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2022, 01:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,924
Posted By TASEsq
Thank you - that’s all very helpful. I...

Thank you - that’s all very helpful.

I understand why Garmin drew their diagrams like that now.

So to get myself clear:
The GEA24 does not have a signal ground pin, only 2 power grounds.
The...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-22-2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,924
Posted By TASEsq
RS232 Signal Ground

I'm planning wiring for a G3X system and looking at backup rs-232 data paths - confused by how the RS232 works (if it needs a dedicated ground).

In some diagrams of the G3X manual, such as on 27-7...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2022, 04:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,118
Posted By TASEsq
If itís a small space itís very handy to be able...

If itís a small space itís very handy to be able to move the bench.

I have a very wonky concrete floor - my bench has little wind out feet to level it and some of these - to move the bench around...
Forum: COMM 02-14-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,984
Posted By TASEsq
Sounds like i did!! Better to be lucky than...

Sounds like i did!!

Better to be lucky than good.

When we were seeing 1.5-2 on the VSWR we were surprised - but it made it an easy task.


Thank you!

Up in the very top right corner i noticed...
Forum: COMM 02-13-2022, 12:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,984
Posted By TASEsq
Here is the plot of the analysis - if anyone...

Here is the plot of the analysis - if anyone knows what the second graph means please elaborate! :)

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1h5q8FDgk_dK6kqbzoAPvIboYRyvMmJ9I/view?usp=drivesdk
Forum: COMM 02-12-2022, 11:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,984
Posted By TASEsq
Spent 3 hours with a very hospitable gentleman...

Spent 3 hours with a very hospitable gentleman from my local HAM radio club today. After a bit of an antenna theory lesson (at least 10% even stuck) we moved on analysing the antenna.

I had to do...
Forum: RV-14 02-07-2022, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,515
Posted By TASEsq
I think I will put it on the ahrs shelf at the...

I think I will put it on the ahrs shelf at the first inspection panel on the left hand wing. Since the roll servo is the furthest item thatís a logical end to the can bus. Then Iíll have the pitch...
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