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Forum: RV-10 03-24-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By LCampbell
Not what you asked, but the data might help...

Not what you asked, but the data might help you... I just finished inventory of my fuse kit about 2 weeks ago, and have not started it yet... (I've a few weeks to finish the wings yet.)

Roughly,...
Forum: Safety 02-15-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,707
Posted By LCampbell
I did this after the first month or two of seeing...

I did this after the first month or two of seeing dust everywhere, and it has really helped cut it down. Also it's mobile, so I can move the fan about the shop to setup behind anything I'm making a...
Forum: Painting your RV 01-25-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By LCampbell
An idea to add on the above 'put the cartridges...

An idea to add on the above 'put the cartridges in a zip lock bag' remark...

I know chemical levels will determine how quick the active ingredient is used up, but whenever I was putting my...
Forum: RV-10 01-12-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,238
Posted By LCampbell
I'll give you another data point... I took...

I'll give you another data point... I took exactly 1 year on the tail kit. I've a wife and two kids, with full time job.

I'm just about finished with the wings now 1 year in on them, with only the...
Forum: RV-10 12-10-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,683
Posted By LCampbell
Just last night I was countersinking the wedges...

Just last night I was countersinking the wedges for the flaps, and turned it all on it's ear.

I clamped my cordless drill to the corner/edge of the table with the chuck hanging over, and took some...
Forum: RV-10 12-08-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,363
Posted By LCampbell
I can echo Keith's answer as well. I asked the...

I can echo Keith's answer as well. I asked the same thing when I was at that point to Van's. They responded with a couple pictures showing a stack enough for around 10, RV-10's, all, peeled and...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-24-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By LCampbell
Trailing Edge Wedge Protusion Question

I'm just finishing my ailerons on my RV-10, and so far they are tuning out great, however I have a question...

I know that the exact point of the trailing edge can have an effect on the control...
Forum: Fiberglass 10-14-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,600
Posted By LCampbell
The quote above: "Also, you need to make sure...

The quote above: "Also, you need to make sure that the gaps between control surfaces (rudder and elevator) and fixed elements are sufficient. If at any time you inadvertently encounter icing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,471
Posted By LCampbell
Another quick thought about insurance claims......

Another quick thought about insurance claims... You can accumulate a surprising amount of money over years in tools and supplies; a simple solution I do, is to have one file folder at home, that all...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-23-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,535
Posted By LCampbell
Like many others, I ran into several rivets that...

Like many others, I ran into several rivets that sat just a little proud on the sides of the rear baffle… the ones you countersink for. Of those that were high, most were in the 3-5 thousandth’s...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-23-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,535
Posted By LCampbell
Fuel tanks done!!! For others that have traveled...

Fuel tanks done!!!

For others that have traveled this path, they can appreciate that statement… It really wasn’t as bad as it had been made out to be. The biggest thing that I had to realize part...
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,867
Posted By LCampbell
Flap actuation motor is in fuselage kit,...

Flap actuation motor is in fuselage kit, correct?
Any thoughts about stock one, versus something like this?
https://www.phaviation.com/products/product-category/rv-10-14-flap-actuator/

From my...
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,867
Posted By LCampbell
I'm about a month out from ordering my RV-10 fuse...

I'm about a month out from ordering my RV-10 fuse as well, and am following along with interest any of the suggestions here too....

Lance
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-28-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,535
Posted By LCampbell
Thanks all, for the kind remarks. It’s time for...

Thanks all, for the kind remarks. It’s time for another update…. Wings are well underway. I’m just now starting work on the fuel tanks, with all previous steps, in the books.

I’m starting to get...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-16-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,535
Posted By LCampbell
I was going to let the last update stand for the...

I was going to let the last update stand for the end of the tailcone work but thought someone might find some use out of this addendum fiberglass update…

I will totally come clean that when it comes...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-06-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,535
Posted By LCampbell
Larry, That sounds great, drop me a note when...

Larry, That sounds great, drop me a note when you'll be through, as I'd like to see it. So many details, and it's always good to see how others have tackled different aspects. I'm just about 15...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-05-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,535
Posted By LCampbell
When coming to a close of the tailcone section,...

When coming to a close of the tailcone section, you really have a sense that you're building an airplane, which is fun when it starts to come together. At this point, it's all done except a little...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,630
Posted By LCampbell
I got the preview plans on USB for the RV-10...

I got the preview plans on USB for the RV-10 prior to getting going, just to see what I was getting into. I've looked ahead countless times, as I'm finishing up the tail kit, to have context and...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-15-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,535
Posted By LCampbell
For what seems like simple objects the elevators...

For what seems like simple objects the elevators sure do have plenty of steps to them. All done now and it went pretty well. The biggest speed bump was joining the club of the twisted elevator trim...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,890
Posted By LCampbell
Although the RV-10 is under construction, and my...

Although the RV-10 is under construction, and my wife and I just did the first trip to Oshkosh driving there, we decided to go ahead and get the tent we would fly with down the road, so we did quite...
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,184
Posted By LCampbell
I recently just finished mine, and the trailing...

I recently just finished mine, and the trailing edge, which was one of my greatest worries, went really smooth in hind-sight. I had a second set of hands helping which was huge. We did a practice...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-23-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,535
Posted By LCampbell
After a successful visit from my EAA Tech...

After a successful visit from my EAA Tech Counselor, it was time to return to the previous assemblies and get them all closed up, which included the Vertical Stab, Rudder and Horizontal Stab. This...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,453
Posted By LCampbell
Easy Blue Plastic Film Removal

I?ve come across a near zero effort way to remove the blue plastic film from the larger sheets, although it takes some patience, or planning your work in a certain way. (Sorry if this is old...
Forum: Primers 04-03-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,843
Posted By LCampbell
I?m really happy with the results from a quick...

I?m really happy with the results from a quick trip to the hardware store for some PVC pipe, and half inch chicken wire, all pulled tight with some zip ties. Works great for shooting down through,...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-13-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,535
Posted By LCampbell
On to some bigger pieces now, as work is well...

On to some bigger pieces now, as work is well underway with the horizontal stab. I'm getting most of the tail feathers up to the point of closing them up and pausing, prior to a visit from my tech...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-05-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,535
Posted By LCampbell
Work is underway, and I'm having a blast! Really...

Work is underway, and I'm having a blast!
Really impressed with how well thought out and designed all of this is. It gives encouragement and confidence in the path that lay ahead.
To the guys in...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-18-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,535
Posted By LCampbell
Mike, Yup, that was me. Lance

Mike,
Yup, that was me.

Lance
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-18-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,535
Posted By LCampbell
Thanks for the well wishes ! The Navy plane...

Thanks for the well wishes !

The Navy plane you're seeing on the shelf is one of the RC jets. Both that one and the orange one in front are 200 mph birds.
The big gray thing on the floor under them...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-18-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,535
Posted By LCampbell
RV-10 Lance in Missouri

Greetings everyone !

I'm now underway on my first build, of an RV-10, and excited to get rolling. After quite a bit of time researching, and attempted self-education, it was time to pull the...
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