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Forum: RV-7/7A Yesterday, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,164
Views: 1,350,783
Posted By N890GF
First pics of panel

This past weekend I cut my panel for my twin HDX setup. Still a few more larger components to cut + all the toggles and some smaller items (Hobbs, ELT, etc.). The overall process went a lot smoother...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-10-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,285
Posted By N890GF
N890GF Wiring Diagram

I made my wiring diagram using Google's draw.io (diagrams.net). It was really nice to visualize everything and to have it in digital form allows me to zoom in on things. Definitely helps to check...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-01-2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,190
Posted By N890GF
Vince! Excellent work there! Very impressive...

Vince! Excellent work there! Very impressive indeed. I'm constantly thinking about my panel layout and room for things is always a challenge. I really like the layout, but I might be one of those...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-28-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By N890GF
-7 Status Update - Wiring Diagram

I've been working on my build for 6 years, and I've had my wiring diagram made for some time now. I've finally begun assembling my harnesses and measuring wire runs. It's been a blast. For me, the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-25-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,565
Posted By N890GF
I got my Superior XP360 ahead of their estimated...

I got my Superior XP360 ahead of their estimated delivery. I was surprised that it only took 2 weeks from ordering my engine to delivery (after payment). I was quite impressed with the overall...
Forum: Reviews 01-02-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,150
Posted By N890GF
Hoses

I happy new year everyone! I just wanted to give a quick shoutout to Tom and everyone at TS Flightlines. I spoke to Tom a few weeks ago and explained that I?m ready for hoses on my -7. After a few...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-12-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,579
Posted By N890GF
Bret, I was actually struggling with those bottom...

Bret, I was actually struggling with those bottom two washers! I read the instructions probably a dozen times before installing, and when I got to the bottom mounts I, of course, installed without...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-11-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,579
Posted By N890GF
Thanks guys! yeah its been an interesting project...

Thanks guys! yeah its been an interesting project to say the least. I look forward to continuing into the systems installations and wiring phases a bit more.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-08-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,579
Posted By N890GF
Hung the Engine!

Yesterday I hit a huge milestone! I managed to hang an airplane engine! It was more difficult than I thought it would be, but after some caressing and encouragement, it installed...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-14-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,354
Posted By N890GF
I was dealing with this same issue, but finally...

I was dealing with this same issue, but finally got it. My recommendation is to push down as far as possible, and slide in one side. You will have to bend the top tabs a bit to get it past the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-14-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,987
Posted By N890GF
I worked on it so infrequently its hard to say...

I worked on it so infrequently its hard to say how long it took to get to this point, but I'd say probably around 30 hours or so (quickbuild). There are 17 entries in my build log for wings. I only...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-14-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,987
Posted By N890GF
Milestone - Wings: DONE!

Its been a long time since I've posted on the forums, been doing a lot of work (not on my plane) and reading the forums a lot, can always find the answers I'm looking for here! But, I have finally...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-03-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,993
Posted By N890GF
Yah Doug it was a tricky setup for me, I actually...

Yah Doug it was a tricky setup for me, I actually rented a uhaul and grabbed the crates from ABF. They did an awesome job loading it up for me. I'm gonna have my shop organized and cleaned again...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-29-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,993
Posted By N890GF
awesome, Thanks Larry for the response, I haven't...

awesome, Thanks Larry for the response, I haven't had time to open up anything yet, work has kept my swamped, but hopefully this weekend I'll get things set up and organized.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-29-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,993
Posted By N890GF
Update to the Project

Yesterday was a huge step for my RV-7 journey! I took delivery of both my QB fuse and wings! I have a write up on my blog, www.n890gf.com (http://www.n890gf.com), but i thought id share here as well....
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-03-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,322
Posted By N890GF
Nacoblio I've put about 45 hours into the build...

Nacoblio I've put about 45 hours into the build so far, it's gone pretty smoothly, just following the plans. I'm currently using a self etching primer I bought off amazon, it's about $20 a can, I've...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-27-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,322
Posted By N890GF
Another milestone! After taking a week off for...

Another milestone! After taking a week off for some vacation in the mountains, and of course Christmas, I finished up the rudder and hung it on the VS! So cool to see it all mounted. Anyways hope...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-04-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,322
Posted By N890GF
Just thought I'd share a quick update: I finished...

Just thought I'd share a quick update: I finished the vstab :)
https://n890gf.files.wordpress.com/2015/12/img_2583.jpg

On another note, I also ordered my fuselage and wing QB Kit, I'm not sure what...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-30-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,322
Posted By N890GF
Thanks Vlad, yeah I try to clean up shop every...

Thanks Vlad, yeah I try to clean up shop every night as best I can to keep the car clean, considering its not mine. N number is my birth month, year, and initials 8 - 90 - GF.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-28-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,322
Posted By N890GF
Thank you everyone for the awesome Welcome! I...

Thank you everyone for the awesome Welcome! I love the feedback that you are giving me, and it caused me to take a step back, and really look at the work I've been doing. I like the gorilla tape idea...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-28-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,322
Posted By N890GF
RV-7 Journey Begins

One week ago I began the journey of the RV-7. This being my first post, I thought I'd share that I have been reading the RV-7 forums for more than a year, and after transitioning into my new job, I...
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