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Forum: Electrical Systems 11-09-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,179
Posted By jeffwhip
Which lithium battery are you using as a backup...

Which lithium battery are you using as a backup battery?
Forum: RV-10 11-07-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,549
Posted By jeffwhip
It's true the twisting motion/flexing is what led...

It's true the twisting motion/flexing is what led to the possibility of the original stock doors from being closed when the handle is closed. I'm addressing a similar situation. My friend who built...
Forum: RV-10 11-03-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,549
Posted By jeffwhip
I'd like to make a recommendation. If I were to...

I'd like to make a recommendation. If I were to do this all over again, I would add a couple of layers of carbon fiber on the inside of the upper part of the door halves before epoxying them...
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By jeffwhip
Darin, I've been on the phone with Beringer for...

Darin,
I've been on the phone with Beringer for 45 mins and have been unable to figure this out The tech support guy said he is under the impression that a screw would go right into the wheel pant,...
Forum: RV-10 08-06-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By jeffwhip
Darin, Can you please send me a picture if...

Darin,
Can you please send me a picture if possible? I do not have the Beringer axle extension on my wheels. I have the hole in the axle cover and the axle extenders from Aircraft Specialty will...
Forum: RV-10 08-06-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks Tom. That's what I thought.

Thanks Tom. That's what I thought.
Forum: RV-10 08-06-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,216
Posted By jeffwhip
Axle Extension with Beringer Wheel

I am getting ready to tackle the wheel pants and was wondering if the Aircraft Specialty axle extension will fit on the Beringer wheels? At first glance, it looks as though the axle extension may...
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,957
Posted By jeffwhip
Who is your broker? Inquiring minds want to know.

Who is your broker? Inquiring minds want to know.
Forum: RV-10 06-10-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,284
Posted By jeffwhip
If you do a search on the forums, you'll find...

If you do a search on the forums, you'll find where weld-on has caused many windows to craze. Vick wrote a great article on Kitplanes detailing the use of Sikaflex 295. I used it and am very happy...
Forum: RV-10 05-18-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,075
Posted By jeffwhip
It's funny you revived this when you did. I just...

It's funny you revived this when you did. I just fit my elevators to the HS this evening. 1. I placed an ink mark on the threads halfway, so I'd know when half the threads were left. 2. I tightened...
Forum: RV-10 03-02-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,220
Posted By jeffwhip
Please reach out to me if you need a new fuel...

Please reach out to me if you need a new fuel pump. I took delivery of my Thunderbolt engine and removed the fuel pump because I'm using the EFII32 system. As such I have a Hartzell Engine Tech P/N...
Forum: RV-10 02-15-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,505
Posted By jeffwhip
I bought my AVEO wingtips at Oshkosh in 2017 and...

I bought my AVEO wingtips at Oshkosh in 2017 and will be putting them on this summer. Do I have the first version? And, will I have an issue with radio noise using Dynon's radio?
Forum: RV-10 08-27-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,695
Posted By jeffwhip
I recommend you order two pieces of ALUMINUM...

I recommend you order two pieces of ALUMINUM ANGLE 6061T6 from AS. You could match drill them to the TE of the rudder. After pro sealing the TE, place one on either side of the TE and either clecko...
Forum: RV-10 08-22-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,663
Posted By jeffwhip
I think trying to target 195 TAS is a foolish...

I think trying to target 195 TAS is a foolish plan. That is only 2.5% from VNE. I have over 18,000 hours total and have had several instances where I?ve exceeded VNE (not in a Vans RV) due to...
Forum: RV-10 08-14-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By jeffwhip
What Brian said is correct. Although I think you...

What Brian said is correct. Although I think you might be able to wiggle the rib in place you?ll regret it because you?ll be smearing pro seal everywhere...meaning off the rib.

I initially tried...
Forum: RV-10 07-31-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,764
Posted By jeffwhip
I appreciate all of the feedback. Did I over...

I appreciate all of the feedback. Did I over torque this fitting (40 Inch/Ibs).
Forum: RV-10 07-29-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,764
Posted By jeffwhip
Jerry, I?ve never heard of double flaring. Can...

Jerry,
I?ve never heard of double flaring. Can you elaborate?

Jeff
Forum: RV-10 07-29-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,764
Posted By jeffwhip
I?m not saying I?m right but after talking to...

I?m not saying I?m right but after talking to several builders I elected to tighten this nut to 40 Inch/Ibs. The fuel vent line is not pressurized and if it leaked, the leak would occur inside the...
Forum: RV-10 07-28-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,764
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks Patrick!

Thanks Patrick!
Forum: RV-10 07-26-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,764
Posted By jeffwhip
Torque Setting Fuel Vent Line

I was wondering if someone could please give me the torque setting for the AN818-4D and the AN924-4D fittings on page 18-6 for the return fuel line fittings.

According to pg 9-19 in the FAA...
Forum: RV-10 06-20-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,337
Posted By jeffwhip
Andrew, I am just finishing up my tanks right...

Andrew,
I am just finishing up my tanks right now. From what I've read, builders have had problems with the plates. Van's no longer sells their capacitance plate system by many builders here have...
Forum: RV-10 06-19-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,780
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks for the update! Did Continental happen to...

Thanks for the update! Did Continental happen to say when you'd be getting the production engine? When will it be available to the public? The plane is looking great.
Forum: RV-10 06-06-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By jeffwhip
RV-10 Fuel Capacitance System

From what I?ve read here, it seems as though the Princeton system is the one to get. Do I get the 2 set point or 5 set point? PF or PM?
Forum: RV-10 05-26-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,809
Posted By jeffwhip
Keith, I'm getting ready to start my wheel pants...

Keith,
I'm getting ready to start my wheel pants shortly. Can you upload some pictures of your skybolt fasteners? Thanks!
Forum: RV-10 03-15-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By jeffwhip
Tim, Thanks for the info! I just placed my order.

Tim,
Thanks for the info! I just placed my order.
Forum: RV-10 03-09-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By jeffwhip
Tim, What color of sikaflex did you use? Is there...

Tim,
What color of sikaflex did you use? Is there a certain type that?s a higher quality?Thanks for all the feedback everyone!
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By jeffwhip
I don't think I've heard of Sikaflex. I'll have...

I don't think I've heard of Sikaflex. I'll have to research that and see if that's better than Lord Adhesive.
Forum: RV-10 03-07-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By jeffwhip
Window Installation

I recently went down to Glo Aircraft Painting in DFW and was talking to Mark about my future paint job. He asked me several questions about my upcoming window installation and brought up something I...
Forum: Texas (North) 01-28-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,273
Posted By jeffwhip
I thought Texas was one of the states where...

I thought Texas was one of the states where builders don't have to pay sales tax on their completed kit plane?
Forum: RV-10 01-23-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 974
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks for all the advice. It sounds like this...

Thanks for all the advice. It sounds like this project is not worth the effort.
Forum: RV-10 01-23-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 974
Posted By jeffwhip
115V AC through Inverter

This is my first build and was wondering if anyone has wired in a 115V AC outlet in the baggage compartment powered through an inverter? My thought is I could turn on this outlet through a switch on...
Forum: RV-10 01-19-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By jeffwhip
Can you please tell us how you did it? It might...

Can you please tell us how you did it? It might help me as I plan to do this very same thing.
Forum: RV-10 01-19-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By jeffwhip
I also have the Aerosport center console and am...

I also have the Aerosport center console and am planning on installing the headset jacks, oxygen lines, and USB ports as you described. I'm also going to be looking for a way to use quick disconnects...
Forum: RV-10 01-12-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By jeffwhip
If I understand you correctly, If I order the...

If I understand you correctly, If I order the fuel cap through AS they can give me a door lock and baggage door lock that all match?
Forum: RV-10 01-10-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,269
Posted By jeffwhip
Congratulations! You've embarked on an incredible...

Congratulations!
You've embarked on an incredible journey. I would like to echo what others have already said. Many don't have to make many of these decisions yet. There is one thing I highly...
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,247
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks for all the advice.

Thanks for all the advice.
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By jeffwhip
Jason, It all depends on where you plan on...

Jason,
It all depends on where you plan on mounting things in the tunnel. For instance, I'm using the EFII 32 system and will be placing my electrical fuel pumps in the tunnel. In my case, I put one...
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,247
Posted By jeffwhip
I thought about doing something like this, but...

I thought about doing something like this, but should the switch in the baggage compartment fail inflight and you subsequently had an engine failure, the engine would not start. Hence, I'm trying to...
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,247
Posted By jeffwhip
Dave, Can you give me any guidance on how to set...

Dave,
Can you give me any guidance on how to set that up?
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By jeffwhip
Same Key for door + Locking Gas Cap?

I've been doing some reading here and was wondering if there is any way to key the Plane Around Door with the same key as the locking gas cap and the baggage door?
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,247
Posted By jeffwhip
Push Button Start

I'm at that stage where I'm designing my panel and am considering a push button start. I'd like to get your opinion because I am torn...let me explain.

1. If I were to use a simple push button start...
Forum: RV-10 10-23-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,526
Posted By jeffwhip
I'd like to echo what Bob just brought up. I was...

I'd like to echo what Bob just brought up. I was able to significantly adjust the fit of my doors by moving the hinges. I have one door that closes perfect and the other one is just a little off and...
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,440
Posted By jeffwhip
I have the Aerosport rudder trim system but...

I have the Aerosport rudder trim system but haven’t looked at it yet. I’m hoping there’s a way to make it work.
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,440
Posted By jeffwhip
I actually have not run the power cable yet. I'm...

I actually have not run the power cable yet. I'm going to run a rope through there to get an idea how long to make my cable runs.

You can reach out to Paul and see how long it will take him to...
Forum: RV-10 08-25-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,440
Posted By jeffwhip
Control Approach Special Edition Rudder Pedals

I just wanted to share a picture of the Control Approach Special Edition rudder pedals that Paul Grimstead completed for me. They look...
Forum: RV-10 08-18-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,415
Posted By jeffwhip
EFII Fuel Lines

I just wanted to say I ordered these lines last week and just finished the installation today. The lines are top quality and I would highly recommend them to anyone using the EFII 32 system.
Forum: RV-10 08-10-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks for the replies.

Thanks for the replies.
Forum: RV-10 08-09-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By jeffwhip
Oxygen Bottle Installation

I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions on where to install an oxygen bottle aft of the cargo bulkhead? Any pictures would be appreciated as that is on today's docket!
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By jeffwhip
Thank you for the pictures Bill. Those are...

Thank you for the pictures Bill. Those are priceless. It doesn't look like this is going to be that hard of a job.
Forum: RV-10 07-07-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By jeffwhip
Bill, I didn't go into detail but I live in...

Bill, I didn't go into detail but I live in Dallas but my project is in Georgia. I'm going back there to do some major work next month. I found TMS Titanium that sells titanium sheets. I decided to...
Forum: RV-10 07-07-2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks Bill! That really helps me out!!!

Thanks Bill! That really helps me out!!!
Forum: RV-10 07-05-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,161
Posted By jeffwhip
Firewall Measurements

I was wondering if someone could give me the length and width measurements of the firewall at its widest part? Thanks! I need this to order a piece of titanium to use for my firewall insulation.
Forum: RV-10 06-26-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,342
Posted By jeffwhip
Thanks for the feedback!

Thanks for the feedback!
Forum: RV-10 06-24-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,342
Posted By jeffwhip
Cargo Bin Tie Downs

I've searched this and am wondering if anyone has any recommendations on which cargo bin tie down rings to buy instead of the ones Vans sells? It would be nice to have some that are detachable if...
Forum: Safety 05-27-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,621
Posted By jeffwhip
AMSAFE Seatbelts

I was wondering if anyone has purchased and installed the AMSAFE Seatbelt that has a built-in airbag? Has anyone done any extensive research on this? Are they comfortable?
Forum: RV-10 05-14-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,189
Posted By jeffwhip
Here are the incorrect round-head rivets Bob is...

Here are the incorrect round-head rivets Bob is referring to. They were on my QB fuselage as well.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/uSaD5ewUSQhY4xYh1

https://photos.app.goo.gl/Ze53Y5xe4GrGNKZE2

If your...
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,849
Posted By jeffwhip
Jesse, how much are those "really nice wing...

Jesse, how much are those "really nice wing fillet fairings?" When is the best time to get them on sale?
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,669
Posted By jeffwhip
I haven't looked yet but doesn't Aircraft Spruce...

I haven't looked yet but doesn't Aircraft Spruce sell locking gas caps that will fit? Is it possible to have the door, baggage door, and locking gas cap be the same key?
Forum: RV-10 04-30-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,379
Posted By jeffwhip
I believe Lancair and Cirrus use Beringer brakes....

I believe Lancair and Cirrus use Beringer brakes. That's what I bought and will be installing this summer. They make a complete kit for the RV-10.
Forum: RV-10 04-25-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,427
Posted By jeffwhip
Pat, In leu of the switches you listed, is it...

Pat,
In leu of the switches you listed, is it possible to use the switch on the infinity stick grip for the flap switch?
Forum: RV-10 04-24-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,427
Posted By jeffwhip
Will this system integrate into the Dynon or...

Will this system integrate into the Dynon or Advanced display and the Vertical Power Pro?
Forum: RV-10 04-13-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 523,052
Posted By jeffwhip
Jeff, I bought your carbon instrument panel along...

Jeff, I bought your carbon instrument panel along with the center console. I will be putting the center console in this summer and was wondering if there is room to put a Dynon Autopilot/Comm control...
Forum: RV-10 04-13-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,224
Posted By jeffwhip
There is a tailcone section for sale on Vans...

There is a tailcone section for sale on Vans Classified right now in the Dallas area. Perhaps you could get a head start by purchasing that?
Forum: Tools 04-04-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,592
Posted By jeffwhip
Do you also have another recommendation for a...

Do you also have another recommendation for a heavier duty one that will torque those things that will require more torque?
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