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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-29-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Spinner

Second in line. If SoCal AV8R doesn't take it I will. I also sent an email.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-22-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Drawings OP-35 (FI) 25005 OP-35 (carb) 25006

Drawings OP-35 (FI)
25005

OP-35 (carb)
25006
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-15-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Install on my -M1B with Vetterman 4-pipe...

Install on my -M1B with Vetterman 4-pipe exhaust:

Picture:
24695

Instructions:
24696

For install on the Vetterman cross over exhaust see drawing OP-33
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By pazmanyflyer
McFarlane...

McFarlane vernier-assist
https://www.mcfarlaneaviation.com/products/category/vernier-assist-throttle-controls/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Everyone is trying to find out the answer to that...

Everyone is trying to find out the answer to that question too. Nothing against Stewbronco's attempt but he tried to carry on a "Group buy" here on VAF and that is a DR no-no rule. So the post was...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-05-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By pazmanyflyer
The infamous Dan Horton. Page 4 - Post...

The infamous Dan Horton. Page 4 - Post #38
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=37835&page=4
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,366
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Wings bolted on for good!

A big day for Penni (RV7) today. She had her wings permanently attached with the close tolerance wing bolts! Tom stopped by to help me again today. As most know you can build most of this plane...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-02-2022, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By pazmanyflyer
The fitting includes a nut, washer and o-ring....

The fitting includes a nut, washer and o-ring. You install fitting to orientation then tighten nut/washer/o-ring for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Van's instructions say 3/8" min - 1/2" max...

Van's instructions say 3/8" min - 1/2" max between the baffles and the cowl. I made mine my index finger width apart all the way around. That's somewhere in the 1/2"-5/8".
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-23-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By pazmanyflyer
A few choices out there...

Walter Tondu has them for most models at http://www.rv7-a.com/n447rv_documents.htm
His RV7A specific one is http://rv7-a.com/tools/RV-7A-Weight-Balance.xls
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-16-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,253
Posted By pazmanyflyer
This is the unit I have at the hangar. So far it...

This is the unit I have at the hangar. So far it has done everything Carl has mentioned without fail. I just made some long leads and connected direct to battery. It acts as an alternator would so...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-15-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,616
Posted By pazmanyflyer
The 111 is a taller filter than the 110.

The 111 is a taller filter than the 110.
Forum: RV-10 03-12-2022, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Yes I am. See 1.14 seconds into video. Vans...

Yes I am. See 1.14 seconds into video. Vans prototype builder Scott McDaniel using West System.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pn9FMtOCS7U
Forum: RV-10 03-12-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By pazmanyflyer
West System Epoxy. You can get it at West Marine...

West System Epoxy. You can get it at West Marine if you have one local.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Definitely Jay Pratt as Mike has posted above ^....

Definitely Jay Pratt as Mike has posted above ^. Jay doesn't mess around with completion times. 50+ RV's under his belt.
Forum: COMM 02-11-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Jim Weir wrote an article in Kitplanes regarding...

Jim Weir wrote an article in Kitplanes regarding this very topic.

Aero ‘lectrics: Rubber ducky, you're the one. By Jim Weir - February 8,...
Forum: RV-14 02-10-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,779
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I did! There is another builder that called it...

I did! There is another builder that called it out and I bought it. I'll have to go back and find the thread to give it proper credit. Thinner diameter and more flexible. It is 3/8" ID x 9/16" OD x...
Forum: COMM 02-10-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Icom used to make a switchbox to bypass the...

Icom used to make a switchbox to bypass the external antenna when plugged in. I used one on my Pazmany and it worked great.

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They no longer offer it. If you can find a used one great. If not...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-09-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Walter Tundo has a website where he lists several...

Walter Tundo has a website where he lists several model W&B Excel spreadsheets. I really like the ease of use for these worksheets. http://rv7-a.com/n447rv_documents.htm
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-07-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,692
Posted By pazmanyflyer
At our airports here in Phoenix area there are...

At our airports here in Phoenix area there are designated areas where you can drop off old/dead batteries, tires, oil and solvents. Look around your airport for one.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-07-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Call Van's. This is for a few reasons. Let them...

Call Van's. This is for a few reasons.

Let them know that you are the new owner of Kit #XXXXX from previous owner. This will keep Van's upto date on where the kits are and who owns them.
By doing...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-31-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Micromesh

We used the Micromesh product from Spruce on an older Tailwind windshield. Some fair scratches all over the place. Took a bit to get it all done but this stuff worked great for us.

Example:...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-17-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,002
Posted By pazmanyflyer
My 2 cents...I tried to do this but I could not...

My 2 cents...I tried to do this but I could not get the SW8432R to fit on the FW with the mount. There isn't enough room to fit everything without serious fw point relocations. Many may say "sure it...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-06-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,956
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Not sure if the 6 plans are the same for this but...

Not sure if the 6 plans are the same for this but on DWG 37 of my -7 plans the exploded view (lower left) calls out for AN23-10 clevis bolts.

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Forum: My RV Build Project 01-04-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,411
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Oops and move on. You're not alone and almost...

Oops and move on. You're not alone and almost everyone has one of these somewhere on the plane.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-22-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Document Part No....

Document Part No. PC-406-1
https://www.lycoming.com/content/parts-catalog-io-aio-360



Document Part No. PC-306-16
https://www.lycoming.com/content/parts-catalog-pc-306-16
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-20-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,269
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Google 3D Stick and Rudder. Might find what your...

Google 3D Stick and Rudder. Might find what your looking for.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-20-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,126
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I believe the standard is 1.2A. I would install...

I believe the standard is 1.2A. I would install one the puts out 2.4A. These provide better power to Ipads and other power hungry items. The 1.2A ones barely charge the cell phones when not being...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-13-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By pazmanyflyer
-6 from FI pump thru FW to mech pump, -6 from...

-6 from FI pump thru FW to mech pump, -6 from mech pump to servo, -4 from servo to red cube, -4 from red cube to spider.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-09-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By pazmanyflyer
F-799 wing root...

F-799 wing root fairing.
https://store.vansaircraft.com/f-799-wing-root-fairing-f-799.html

https://store.vansaircraft.com/media/catalog/product/cache/f66f7acf53384fef3fa9e315572fdb39/f/-/f-799.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 890
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Here's the...

Here's the...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-01-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,962
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Buy a MS21042-5 All-metal Hex Stop Nut from...

Buy a MS21042-5 All-metal Hex Stop Nut from Spruce. A lot of builders and better "knowers" than myself prefer all metal nuts in the FWF area anyways. It's what I did and it works...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 11-25-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,978
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Yeah they're working on that. Turbine...

Yeah they're working on that. Turbine Tucano-R

https://www.flyinglegendusa.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/image-6.png
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-22-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,865
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Contact Chad directly. Chad Jensen Astronics...

Contact Chad directly.

Chad Jensen
Astronics AES, Vertical Power
chad.jensen@astronics.com
Forum: Photography 11-22-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 25,655
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Click the image in the link to show the actual...

Click the image in the link to show the actual picture. Right click on image and choose copy image location. Then paste that url using image insert icon. At the end of the text string is the image...
Forum: Fiberglass 11-21-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,248
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Epoxy die/tint from West Marine.

Epoxy die/tint from West Marine.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-11-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,342
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Do as described above. Oops rivet aka NAS1097...

Do as described above. Oops rivet aka NAS1097 over-size shank rivets. The head size remains the same as a 3/32 rivet and those that don't know will never see the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I see you have an 8A. Here's what Van's offers....

I see you have an 8A. Here's what Van's offers. Note: It says not intended for other models so you might be on your own for your 8A.

ACCESS PANEL KIT for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,582
Posted By pazmanyflyer
$680 for $75K, not in motion builders risk only...

$680 for $75K, not in motion builders risk only for RV7 in April. Went up $80 from last year for same project in same hangar at same airport.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-19-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,623
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I have never seen a strobe on the inside of the...

I have never seen a strobe on the inside of the leading edge landing light bay.

For the landing/taxi lights look into Flyleds.com

Triple spot light would be good and an easy R/R...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-18-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By pazmanyflyer
The 7 and 9 are essentially the same fuselage in...

The 7 and 9 are essentially the same fuselage in dimension and construction.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Post the question in the Temp / Test / Misc....

Post the question in the Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) section.
https://vansairforce.net/community/forumdisplay.php?s=&daysprune=30&f=11

Then you can post in the Classifieds...
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,870
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Standard build or quick build? If quick build...

Standard build or quick build?

If quick build you should be fine. If standard (slow) build then at least double the 3/32. The wings and fuse take a lot of clecos even if you space them every other...
Forum: Interiors 09-27-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,361
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Try this https://cloudconvert.com/dxf-to-svg

Try this https://cloudconvert.com/dxf-to-svg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,320
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Oops :o. Paul is correct. I soldered the...

Oops :o. Paul is correct. I soldered the nav/strobe kit together. Not needed for the landing /taxi lights. So now it's even easier! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,320
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Yes you can use the same wiring. Flyleds give you...

Yes you can use the same wiring. Flyleds give you instructions to use existing wiring. The install is not hard at all. Most of your work is done. All you'll be doing is modifying the light mounting...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-21-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Thrust button, vacuum pump gear. P/N 72962 from...

Thrust button, vacuum pump gear. P/N 72962 from my IO360M1B parts catalog.
Forum: Tools 09-15-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,502
Posted By pazmanyflyer
There are also the rib flange holes you will have...

There are also the rib flange holes you will have to deal with that all these will not easily reach. You should really consider one of the in/out deburring tools for holes. You may think holy cow...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-12-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By pazmanyflyer
1. Squeeze tabs to connector then pull from vp-x....

1. Squeeze tabs to connector then pull from vp-x. They're snug so it'll take some good wiggling (while still squeezing) to get it off.
2. Use a small flat screw driver at center edge to popup the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-31-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,076
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Finish kit along with the cowling.

Finish kit along with the cowling.
Forum: RV-14 08-31-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,547
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Flyleds (https://flyleds.com/) for my TD...

Flyleds (https://flyleds.com/) for my TD 7.
https://d2j6dbq0eux0bg.cloudfront.net/images/6710012/851705646.jpg

The 14 can fit the 7...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,398
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Look for the latest overhaul manual / parts...

Look for the latest overhaul manual / parts catalog for your engine. There should be a list in the appendix which contains the superseded part numbers and cross references old part numbers to the...
Forum: Safety 08-27-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 23,378
Posted By pazmanyflyer
It did. 15109

It did.

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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-25-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Here's a good thread with...

Here's a good thread with pictures.
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=82498
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 877
Posted By pazmanyflyer
As Paul mentioned Van's has what you need for the...

As Paul mentioned Van's has what you need for the addition.

https://shop.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/shop.cgi?ident=1629149354-186-591&browse=airframe&product=rsr-pedals
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,546
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Doesn't the 14 have a wedge at the trailing edge...

Doesn't the 14 have a wedge at the trailing edge that still needs to be riveted later?
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-09-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,726
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Rob, You'll need to study the cowl attach detail...

Rob,

You'll need to study the cowl attach detail in the upper left corner of drawing 45. No specific dims but gives you start/stop location for the hinges.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-30-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,072
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Look 6 pages further at figure 1-5, crankcase...

Look 6 pages further at figure 1-5, crankcase attaching parts. There they specify what is used which is 1/4-20 by X length.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-19-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,732
Posted By pazmanyflyer
McFarlane

McFarlane for the win!

https://www.mcfarlaneaviation.com/products/category/controls-push-pull/documents/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,562
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Finished interior smoke plumbing

Finally made the decision as to which QC to use on my smoke system. Received them on Wed and finished installing interior plumbing Sat.

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,774
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Here's my smoke-system-helper setup

A lot of requests as to what QC John used. I asked him myself a while back too. I do not know which John used but followed suite with purchases of hose and QC from US Plastic Corp (USP).

I used the...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-17-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Airflow Performance

You can get replacement nozzles lines from Airflow Performance.

https://airflowperformance.com/index.php/product/nozzle-line-ss/
Forum: Interiors 07-16-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,582
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Correct. They are no longer Bison Mountain. They...

Correct. They are no longer Bison Mountain. They now go by Mission Bags. Here's their website http://missionbags.com/rv-flight-bag/
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-16-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,563
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Jay's new RV8 pics from his FB posting: 13715...

Jay's new RV8 pics from his FB posting:

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