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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-02-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,317
Posted By burrm
Lycoming just quoted me 11-13 weeks for a...

Lycoming just quoted me 11-13 weeks for a certified IO-360 for my Cessna.
Forum: Primers 12-23-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,495
Posted By burrm
In my experience it's not necessarily the ambient...

In my experience it's not necessarily the ambient temperature that's the problem, but rather the temperature of the primer/reducer itself and the parts. It tends to get a bit thick and "stringy" when...
Forum: RV-10 12-17-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,548
Posted By burrm
Check section 5.8 in the plans. They provide some...

Check section 5.8 in the plans. They provide some pics there. It's literally just a piece of safety wire through the countersink cage and hooked to something. Doesn't need to be very strong, just...
Forum: RV-10 12-09-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,548
Posted By burrm
+1 on this. Discovered this, bought and used it...

+1 on this. Discovered this, bought and used it for the elevator....wished I had had it for the rudder.
Forum: RV-10 12-08-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,548
Posted By burrm
Someone sells ( I think Cleveland? ) a small jig...

Someone sells ( I think Cleveland? ) a small jig which is machined to the correct angle for this to use in the drill press. That's what I used, and works like a charm.
Forum: Tools 12-01-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,711
Posted By burrm
I have also been using the Ryobi 9" with the...

I have also been using the Ryobi 9" with the default blade that came with it. Has been working fine thus far (just starting on the tail cone). Tried on some test pieces at first and was happy with...
Forum: Primers 12-01-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,342
Posted By burrm
Yeah I know I have. It's some kind of green...

Yeah I know I have. It's some kind of green primer. Thing is I'm not crawling back in my C172's tail cone every other day with a rivet gun and bucking bar :)
Forum: Primers 11-29-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,342
Posted By burrm
Primer/Paint inside the tail cone?

Just getting started on the tail cone, which has me thinking ahead about priming it.

So far I've been using SW P60G2 internal on the other emp. parts. It works OK, but it seems like it's not the...
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,783
Posted By burrm
I can also vouch for the Best Tugs B5. I...

I can also vouch for the Best Tugs B5. I currently use it for my C172 going up a 5% grade hill coming out of the hangar. Discussed it with the mfgr. before buying and they guaranteed it would work...
Forum: RV-10 05-16-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,870
Posted By burrm
Definitely inventory everything up front. Mine...

Definitely inventory everything up front. Mine was missing two elevator skins and some of the misc. screws etc. were missing and/or wrong size.

Van's gives a limited grace period for reporting...
Forum: Tools 05-11-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,382
Posted By burrm
I did the same thing....bought a used one on ebay...

I did the same thing....bought a used one on ebay and then replaced some parts to rebuild it a bit.

I had some luck getting parts from "U.S. Tool". I have a link to their parts list on my build...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,694
Posted By burrm
I've been thinking about this as well. Trying to...

I've been thinking about this as well. Trying to decide whether or not to go QB wings with Hotel Whiskey tip tanks, or slow build with additional outboard tanks, or do nothing and rely on an in-cabin...
Forum: Tools 04-04-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,192
Posted By burrm
I developed a case of tennis elbow which I was...

I developed a case of tennis elbow which I was convinced was the result of squeezing too many clecos, so I ordered one of these from ATS for around $100. It worked for a while, then a seal or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,728
Posted By burrm
I use Fusion 360.

I use Fusion 360.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,122
Posted By burrm
My sister lives in Tampa and said she heard the...

My sister lives in Tampa and said she heard the same on the local TV news.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,224
Posted By burrm
I had similar concerns and decided to take an...

I had similar concerns and decided to take an even smaller first step. I started with the practice kits (toolbox and aileron) which allowed me to acquire both tools and some skill at a low...
Forum: RV-14 12-11-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,209
Posted By burrm
I had the same concern when I did this. Rather...

I had the same concern when I did this. Rather than match drill, I centered the skin onto the angle, taped it down and used a center punch to mark the hole locations, then drilled with the drill...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-24-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,593
Posted By burrm
A quick google search for ?Fay sealing? and found...

A quick google search for ?Fay sealing? and found this article http://www.eaa1000.av.org/technicl/corrosion/faysurf.htm .

Fascinating.....learn something new every day.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-23-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,593
Posted By burrm
Proseal on all skin to rib connections?

So the other day an acquaintance stopped by the hangar. We started talking about proseal as he is in the process of re-sealing some tanks, and he suggested using it basically on almost everything...
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,602
Posted By burrm
I too have been thinking about something like...

I too have been thinking about something like this. But instead of just an inspection door, might be nice to be able to extend the baggage area to accommodate long items like skis, beach umbrellas,...
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,275
Posted By burrm
Zack is a great guy----he gave me my demo ride in...

Zack is a great guy----he gave me my demo ride in the factory 10 several weeks ago. He's who I plan to call when it comes time for my transition training...
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,150
Posted By burrm
Thanks everyone for the suggestions. I actually...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. I actually already have some angle pieces already marked with the whole pattern, as I was intending to use that technique for riveting the TE anyway. Just a bit...
Forum: RV-10 08-27-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,150
Posted By burrm
Rudder Trailing Edge Mistake

I'm at this step on my rudder build:

"Step 8: Put a slight bend in the trailing edge of
the R-1001 Skins so that they will lay down flat
and tight on the R-1006 Trailing Edge after
riveting (see...
Forum: RV-10 08-22-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,553
Posted By burrm
Not necessarily. In my mind at least (and...

Not necessarily. In my mind at least (and presumably that of the OP), it's less about the 20 knots and more about the potential increase in climb performance and service ceiling (for example getting...
Forum: RV-10 08-21-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,553
Posted By burrm
I too have been thinking about this. Reading the...

I too have been thinking about this. Reading the aforementioned article, the main concern from Van's seems to be the possibility of exceeding VNE, which should be calibrated in TAS as opposed IAS....
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 985
Posted By burrm
Yes, that's the idea, but haven't gotten far...

Yes, that's the idea, but haven't gotten far enough to plan that all out yet. Any references you may know of where I can read up on the science would be greatly appreciated! In general, assuming they...
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 985
Posted By burrm
Yes, of course that is always an option as well. ...

Yes, of course that is always an option as well. However, I would like to understand the pros/cons of all the options before making that decision.

I'm new to this, but I suspect there will be a...
Forum: RV-10 04-30-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 985
Posted By burrm
VS -> Rudder Bonding Strap

Hi everyone,

I am in the home stretch of finishing up my vertical stabilizer. Trying to think of anything else I want to do before closing it up, and thought it might be a good idea to add an...
Forum: RV-10 03-31-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,163
Posted By burrm
Thanks to everyone for the very helpful replies...

Thanks to everyone for the very helpful replies thus far to this thread. In the intervening weeks I have been happily building away on the spars of my VS while still thinking about and researching...
Forum: RV-10 01-31-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,163
Posted By burrm
Vertical Stabilizer Wiring Conduit

Hello all,

This is my first post here, although I have been lurking for some time. I have been a pilot for many years but I am a complete "NOOB" when it comes to home building. Nonetheless, I am...
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