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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-27-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By Dennis Harm
CB panel install

Hi everyone, installing the circuit breaker panel into my 14a. Panel was built by Steinair and is being installed into the Vans 45 degree panel kit. When I installed the breaker panel and checked for...
Forum: RV-14 04-13-2021, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By Dennis Harm
RV14A

Hi Nathaniel,I have building my 14 for 6 years now. Started out helping my brother build his 9A so thatís where I got my experience. 1st thing buy quality tools so you donít have to buy twice. I...
Forum: RV-14 03-24-2021, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By Dennis Harm
Baffles

I used rattle can on mine. Easy to apply. Time will tell how it holds up.9628
Forum: RV-14 01-29-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dennis Harm
RV builders

Hi Everyone . Going to escape the Wis. winter wonderland and will be heading down to Arizona city Az For the month of Feb. would like to get get together with any RV builders.in the area and discuss...
Forum: RV-14 01-06-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,244
Posted By Dennis Harm
Edging

Thanks for the replyís everyone
Forum: RV-14 01-06-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,244
Posted By Dennis Harm
Glare shield edging

Hi everyone. Building the 14A and wondering what youíre using for the glare shield edge. Checked McMaster Carr and canít find anything that would look good, thanks Dennis
Forum: RV-14 01-02-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,789
Posted By Dennis Harm
Throttle arm

Part # is AV2522004. You can order on Avstars web site.youíll also need a different bolt as you donít need the spacer any more. I tkink itís a An3-10 that fits.
Forum: RV-14 01-02-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,789
Posted By Dennis Harm
Throttle arm

Just a update on the avstar throttle arm. Installed the straight arm I received from Avstar and it made a big difference. Movement is now smooth Thur out the travel on the throttle. Thanks Tim O for...
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By Dennis Harm
Oil cooler shutters

TCW has them 6077
Forum: RV-14 12-11-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,789
Posted By Dennis Harm
Throttle stiffness

Hi guys, have ordered the straight throttle arm from avstar and will see if that helps. lr172 what is heim . Iím assuming itís the mixture arm connected to the throttle arm. Thanks for the replyís,...
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,789
Posted By Dennis Harm
14 throttle

Hi Ron, removed the throttle cable and throttle arm moves free. Do you have the offset throttle arm or did you change it out to straight arm? Not sure if the offset arm would cause friction somehow....
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,789
Posted By Dennis Harm
Rv14A throttle

Just wondering if anyone has had a stiff throttle movement the first 1/2 inch or so. I have the avstar fuel servo and Vans stock throttle cable. The stiffness is not in the cable as it was smooth...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-01-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,438
Posted By Dennis Harm
B lead wire

Thanks Dan
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-01-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,438
Posted By Dennis Harm
Alternator B lead

Hi everyone, do I need a fuse link on the b lead wire coming from the alternator? Thanks
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,170
Posted By Dennis Harm
OAT probe placement

Hi everyone, just wondering where the OAT probe is placed, thanks Dennis
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,441
Posted By Dennis Harm
Baffles

Just paint. Roughed up baffles,primed then painted .
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,441
Posted By Dennis Harm
Threading baffle rod

Just threaded mine yesterday.6-32 die worked good bevel rod ends before starting die. Use lube and 1 turn then back up to clean chips.1051
Forum: RV-14 08-04-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,764
Posted By Dennis Harm
Engine

Hung my engine last week. Took a little finesse to get lower bolts in,832
Forum: RV-14 08-04-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,466
Posted By Dennis Harm
Engine

Itís on the plane828
Forum: RV-10 07-10-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,670
Posted By Dennis Harm
Access panel?s

Installed access panels in my 14 A . Just the ability to work from the outside I worth it IMHO. Sealed with a thin bead of fire barrier 2000.
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,248
Posted By Dennis Harm
14AP canopy

Hi everyone, working on drilling the canopy and on page 38-25 step 10 it has you use the supplied 24-36 canopy fairing template drawings,where do you find these? Thanks Dennis
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By Dennis Harm
14 build

Welcome, your shop is more than big enough. Building my 14A in my 24 by 30? shop with 2 10?by 10, overhead doors. Also have my pickup parked on 1 side. Currently have my wings finished and in a...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-01-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,808
Posted By Dennis Harm
14A build

Hi BAR good luck on the build. I?m waiting for engine and panel to be built hopefully early summer. Had the opportunity to go help another 14 builder , Rick Meyer from Iowa. It was a lot of fun going...
Forum: RV-14 02-01-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,910
Posted By Dennis Harm
Wire harness

Just installed harness this week. I ran mine along the control stick cross tube. Covered with spiral wrap and zip tied to cross tube . No interference Thur the whole control stick movement Getting it...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-24-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,882
Posted By Dennis Harm
Shop

The number 1 thing I would have is floor heat . I have a electric 9 kw mini boiler that I installed myself for less than $1500. In materials. Just make sure you insulate under the concrete floor and...
Forum: RV-14 10-06-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,883
Posted By Dennis Harm
Bulkhead rivets

Hi, I just finished this step last week, used 3? straight set with 3x rivet gun, worked great. Dennis
Forum: RV-14 08-26-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,256
Posted By Dennis Harm
Hi Rick nice meeting you at Oshkosh again.Good...

Hi Rick nice meeting you at Oshkosh again.Good luck on your build. There?s a lot of info out there so don?t be afraid to ask.Have my finish kit and firewall forward kit ordered, engine and prop also...
Forum: RV-14 07-15-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,698
Posted By Dennis Harm
Thanks for the reply. Will call Vans tomorrow. P...

Thanks for the reply. Will call Vans tomorrow. P S love your 14A
Forum: RV-14 07-15-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,698
Posted By Dennis Harm
Bellcrank to aileron pushrod 14A

Fabricating the aileron pushrods, went to fit the an490-8thp end caps and they fit over the 1/2 ? pushrod tube. The plans show them fitting inside the tube, do I have the wrong size an490- ht8p rod...
Forum: RV-14 06-02-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,591
Posted By Dennis Harm
That?s what I thought Ken . Had a screw up on...

That?s what I thought Ken . Had a screw up on another part and didn?t want to mess up another one, thanks for the reply Dennis
Forum: RV-14 06-02-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,591
Posted By Dennis Harm
Rv14A aileron

Hi everyone,need some help. Page 22-09 step 4 has you remove trailing edge as shown in fig. 1 the A-1011-1 trailing edge, then complete riveting the aileron, does the A1011-1 trailing edge not get...
Forum: RV-14 04-01-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,479
Posted By Dennis Harm
Pitot mount location

Building a 14A and am wondering where to mount the pitot tube . I have the gretz mount and don?t want it to interfere with the tie down ring and rope, thanks Dennis
Forum: RV-14 02-22-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,414
Posted By Dennis Harm
Landing lights

Working on the landing light bracket, for those of you that have installed the Baja designs squadron pro lights how did you mount them to the brackets thanks Dennis
Forum: RV-14 01-21-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,575
Posted By Dennis Harm
RV14A inboard wing ribs

Due to not paying attention to directions I dimpled the top flanges of the inboard ribs that attach to the wing walk doublets. These rib holes are counter sunk on the top inboard wing skins. Should...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,359
Posted By Dennis Harm
Air hose

Mine Cleveland hose also works great. I run die grinder, pneumatic cut off wheel and squeezer. Beats using heavy air hose and is more flexible. Just received my 14a wing kit so will have lots of...
Forum: RV-14 11-15-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,583
Posted By Dennis Harm
RV14 static port

Jeff have since drilled out port rivet and went with Cleveland?s static port. Not flying yet but would be interested if anyone has used them and how they worked out thanks Dennis
Forum: RV-14 05-02-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 37,910
Posted By Dennis Harm
RV14A

Thanks for posting Tim hope to use this in the future Dennis
Forum: RV-14 08-27-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,947
Posted By Dennis Harm
Work bench

Hi yank, measured from bottom of emp. To top of vert. Stab. Was 55". I didn't build the aft fuse. On the work bench,built on saw horses, bench is to hi to rivet skins on. Used various saw horse legs...
Forum: RV-14 08-25-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,947
Posted By Dennis Harm
Bench height

Hi yank just finishing emp. Kit my bench is standard 33", I'm also 6'3" . Have never had a problem with not enough ceiling height although I have 10' ceiling,building in heated pole building ....
Forum: RV-14 07-17-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,728
Posted By Dennis Harm
Rv14a

Kevin, I flew the demo plane 2 years ago at osh. I'm 6'4 240 and fit in the 14 with plenty of room. It handles great! The most responsive plane I have ever flow .slowflight has plenty of control....
Forum: RV-14 06-22-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,583
Posted By Dennis Harm
Static line

New builder ? On page 10-22 I riveted theSD-12-BSLF static source rivet and the stem broke off in the rivet can this be drilled out or do I need new rivets? Thanks in advance Dennis.
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,599
Posted By Dennis Harm
Lower fuse

Talked to vans tech support Thursday night the f-1479 lower skin goes between the stiffeners and the side skins. Thanks for the reply. This will allow the two skins to join together better with no...
Forum: RV-14 06-16-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,599
Posted By Dennis Harm
RV-14 lower fuselage installation

When installing the f-01479 aft bottom skin page 10-17 they show it going between the f-01410 bulkhead and the lower skin but on the sides does it go on the inside or the outside of the f-01486b-l...
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,637
Posted By Dennis Harm
Rv 14

Tim been reading your builders log would love to see your plane,email me @ dharm03599@gmail.com
Forum: RV-14 05-22-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,637
Posted By Dennis Harm
Rv14

Hi I'm up in the eau Claire area working on emp. . Have the tail cone left to do.
Forum: RV-14 04-30-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,295
Posted By Dennis Harm
Rear spar rv14

Hi jd and Telford according to joe at vans the computerized boring machine drilling the skin holes has to reposition itself because the rear spar is so long, when doing that it slightly bumped the...
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,295
Posted By Dennis Harm
Hor. Stab. Rea spar

Talked to joe at vans, sent a new rear spar and doubler with rivets. Spar has no holes drilled for skins. Will reattach in a few weeks then on to tail cone.
Forum: RV-14 04-16-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,295
Posted By Dennis Harm
I also had trouble with hor. Stab. Mis alignment....

I also had trouble with hor. Stab. Mis alignment. Will be contacting vans to see what to do . Builder #140206
Forum: RV-14 02-28-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 109,255
Posted By Dennis Harm
Hello everyone .new builder rv14a #140206. Hope...

Hello everyone .new builder rv14a #140206. Hope to have questions as I build thanks
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