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Forum: Safety Today, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By LR60
Garmin Limit stops

OP. Thanks for sharing this issue.

Im interested if any RV-14 builders have been able to use the Garmin supplied limit stops. Ive not been able to see a way in utilizing them due to how the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-15-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By LR60
YIO-390-A3B6 vs YIO-390-EXP60

A YIO-390-A3B6 is what I purchased from Vans according to all their paperwork and invoices..

A YIO-390-EXP60 is what Lycoming sent me.

Is this just a case of Vans forms and invoicing not keeping...
Forum: RV-14 03-23-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By LR60
Alodine is an option

I had some and liked it over bare metal.
Forum: RV-14 12-05-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 978
Posted By LR60
Tail Wheel Bolt length incorrect on drawing?

Per page 40B-10

So I have put this in Vans support inbox but thought I would ask prior builders on here if they ran into this small issue with the tail wheel axle bolt stack up.

The stack up per...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-26-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By LR60
Starter Engage Discrete with G3X

Want to have a starter engage discrete utilizing the I terminal from the start contactor.

Seem to have read that there is more to this than just plugging this into a active high discrete.

Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-26-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By LR60
GD-40 Carbon Monoxide and G3X interface

With the CO detector RS232 wired to the GDU, Can I eliminate the GD40 LED red/green light from the panel?

If so, what would I lose? Pros and cons?

I believe the led will illuminate green at...
Forum: RV-14 10-22-2020, 04:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,181
Posted By LR60
I Did have to trim W-00017

Not sure this helps...but

I built brackets to hold the combo similar to vans bracket designed for the HID bulb. Its adjustable up and down as well as side to side.

I did have to trim the topside...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-08-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By LR60
So I should use a CB in the Main Panel to feed...

So I should use a CB in the Main Panel to feed (protect) the Fuse Block?
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-08-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By LR60
Main CB Bus Feed out to a Fuse Block

I am adding an 8 circuit Fuse block to cover miscellaneous circuits that I don't want on my main CB panel. (saving some CB spots for future upgrades)

What is best practice to feed power to this...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-21-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By LR60
[QUOTE=Walt;1463906]If you don't use the pass...

[QUOTE=Walt;1463906]If you don't use the pass thru then the master will turn off the outputs when voltage is sensed on the charge line, which means if you have the charge line on the main bus the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-21-2020, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,122
Posted By LR60
TCW IBBS Pass-thru inputs

Can someone explain why this is recommended? Pros and cons?

Thanks in advance!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,411
Posted By LR60
Aircraft Engravers Pics anyone? (

I am planning to use to label my panel. Curious as to which process you may have picked.

Looking at the matte overlay or the engraved painted panel.

If you have pics of either...
Forum: Southeast 07-23-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,942
Posted By LR60

I’m in the same boat, need a TW endorsement. I just found out about a guy at sky harbor. I’ve not started with him yet but I will pm you his info.

AirHarbor not SkyHarbor
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,135
Posted By LR60
What length prop


Was that a 74? that got scrubbed?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,012
Posted By LR60
Why not dual source?


I'm interested in why not recommend the GTX 375 paired with a GNC 255A Nav/Com. This would provide dual nav along with dual source and is several AMU's cheaper than the GTN 650.

I realize...
Forum: Southeast 05-21-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By LR60

Appreciate the advice guys, I?ll reach out to Mickey.
Forum: Southeast 05-20-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By LR60
Tail wheel Endorsement Needed-Insurance advice

Looking for any advice on where to get a tail wheel endorsement around the piedmont triad aera in NC.

Since I have zero time in tail wheel and type, the insurance quote stated I would also need 25...
Forum: RV-14 12-04-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,149
Posted By LR60
So what did you decide...


....with your parking brake. I?m leaning toward adding one as well.

What parking brake did you use, cable and also where did you mount them.

Are you glad you installed the PB?
Forum: RV-14 12-01-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,902
Posted By LR60
Inventory List

Can any one provide the Finish Kit and also the Firewall Forward list for the RV14 TD version?

Thanks in advance
Forum: RV-14 10-30-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,028
Posted By LR60
I?ve Got some ....

I just so happen to have primed it this week so it was out loose on the table. However I’m not ready to spend hours figuring out how to upload here. Can I email them to you?
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,473
Posted By LR60


Any news or updates on this prop?

Is this prop is a viable option for the RV-14 TD?
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,014
Posted By LR60
Thanks for the info I need to start thinking...

Thanks for the info

I need to start thinking about this....

When during the build is it best to install the engine. I?m in the early stages of the fuselage kit.
Forum: RV-14 02-15-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,858
Posted By LR60
Jon, Approximately how much money is saved by...


Approximately how much money is saved by eliminating the wiring harness for the wings?

Forum: RV-14 01-24-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,351
Posted By LR60
Scott, I ordered the same set up you did. ?The...


I ordered the same set up you did. ?The works? plus leading edge combo set. Leading edge lights are on sale and seemed like a good deal to get more than plenty of light. Curious of how you...
Forum: RV-14 12-31-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,351
Posted By LR60
Thanks all for the info!

Thanks all for the info!
Forum: RV-14 12-30-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,351
Posted By LR60
FlyLed ?The Works? plus AeroLED Sunspot

Need advice for lighting the tail wheel model.

My initial plan is to go with Vans AeroLED for Landing lights and the FlyLeds nav/strobe kit. Now I?m thinking to get the FlyLeds ?the works? along...
Forum: RV-3 02-10-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,020
Posted By LR60
Other ways to test...

Found this article interesting, "Why Flutter is a 4-Letter Word." states their is other ways to test for flutter, not just an increase in speed. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,969
Posted By LR60
My best upgrade.....

....was my second set of hands!

....and the paint booth/respirator has been...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-26-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,470
Posted By LR60
What Crimpers for this?

Need to buy a set of crimpers for these enviormental butt splice
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,729
Posted By LR60

Thats it,

I could not find it on there website lastnight

Thanks Walt!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,729
Posted By LR60

I have the bottle, hose and regulator. I just need that common screw on fitting to hook up to shrader fill valve.

Just can't seem to find one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,729
Posted By LR60
Way off topic but...HELP

Since all you mechs where talking about nitrogen here....

Where can I buy a high pressure nirtrogen bottle service adapter?

The little 90 degree screw on adapter you attach to High Pressure...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-24-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,409
Posted By LR60
Ever milked a mouse?

Reminds me of "Meet the Parents" when Gaylord Focker talks about milking a cat?

At my old job we used it to free up seized bolts/pins/parts...Landing gear trunion pins...TR bolts.....etc

I used...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-23-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,586
Posted By LR60
ok got it. Just couldnt get my head wrapped...

ok got it. Just couldnt get my head wrapped around it.

I spaced mine 1/4 away from spar. The the text says to space 1/4 away from spar, the drawing drawing shows 1/8.

you know which was...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-23-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,586
Posted By LR60
Why trim this on Stiffner?

Why trim off the 15 degrees? This is spaced off spar so I don't get it?

(old tail...
Forum: RV-10 01-01-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,273
Posted By LR60
I love it! Of all the cool things I've seen on...

I love it! Of all the cool things I've seen on VAF this one's my favorite.....of course I have an 8 month old daugther and a tail kit so I'm partial to both...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,648
Posted By LR60
I must confess, this was my first "Black Friday"...

I must confess, this was my first "Black Friday" purchase ever. Just got my Dad, Brother, and Myself a christmas present. No stress and ready for p-up in 20 minutes.

Thanks for the post
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