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Forum: RV-8/8A 04-23-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By fcordrey
You are correct. I have a 7 not the 8 and clearly...

You are correct. I have a 7 not the 8 and clearly didn't read enough before replying.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-23-2021, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By fcordrey
The tailwheel and associated parts come with the...

The tailwheel and associated parts come with the Fuselage kit. The mains come in the finish kit with the gear legs.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-25-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 1,493,150
Posted By fcordrey
Build update

Haven't posted lately as I was away from my project for a while. You know how it goes..life. But I'm happy to report I'm back at it and am representing the SLOOW build folks out there. ;)

January...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,618
Posted By fcordrey
I know how you feel. When the lead times started...

I know how you feel. When the lead times started getting longer I ordered my RV7 finishing kit. That was back in September and it was scheduled to be crated this week. They notified me last week it...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-17-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By fcordrey
Paul, Just measured mine and it is just shy of ...

Paul,
Just measured mine and it is just shy of 4-24/32" . 4.745" exactly. I suppose prep, durburring, priming etc would could change that number some. Both right and left measure the same on my 7...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-22-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,783
Posted By fcordrey
I had the same problem on one side and actually...

I had the same problem on one side and actually had a rivet in the hole on the other side of the aft center section on mine.

Vans said to drill the rivet and enlarge the holes to correct size. So I...
Forum: Tools 12-30-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,150
Posted By fcordrey
Nova drill

I have the nova 4K rpm drill with the keyless chuck. Part #60-310B. I love it and have zero complaints. Been using it 2 years now and it has been fantastic. I highly recommend them.

I do not have...
Forum: COMM 09-10-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By fcordrey
Does anyone have any information that would help?

Does anyone have any information that would help?
Forum: COMM 09-08-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By fcordrey
Softcomm ATC-2P

Anyone have a schematic for the connections to the DB25 connector on the ATC-2P? I am upgrading to a Sigtronics 200 Sport and it would be much easier if I know how these connections map out.
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-27-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,172
Posted By fcordrey
I had the spars and ribs finished and riveted...

I had the spars and ribs finished and riveted together first. The wing frame was mounted to the stands before I started the tanks or leading edge. That worked well for me.

Not sure if it is an...
Forum: Tools 06-27-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By fcordrey
I have that drill with the keyless chuck. Had it...

I have that drill with the keyless chuck. Had it almost two years now and like it alot!
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-12-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 1,493,150
Posted By fcordrey
RV7 wing progress

I have been working along on my wings for some time now and today they came off the stands. They are safely in the wing cradle and the stands were taken up. My dad came up and helped my over the last...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,280
Posted By fcordrey
Thanks to those who replied. I don't plan on...

Thanks to those who replied. I don't plan on leaving the vinyl on forever. Just trying to leave most of it in place while I'm still building and handling it. Seems like I can walk by something and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,280
Posted By fcordrey
Question Alumiprep33

I have a question reguarding alumiprep 33. If it gets under the vinyl on the skins around rivet holes and dries is the part ruined? Does it weaken the metal?

I have been using it to etch parts...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-12-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,648
Posted By fcordrey
Straighten it out. Put it on your work bench and...

Straighten it out. Put it on your work bench and flex it till it is straight. They are all bowed like that from being stamped out. It'll be fine.
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-20-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 1,493,150
Posted By fcordrey
Smile Empennage finished

I posted back in Jan. that I was going to start building.(http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=145940) I haven't posted since then and have been chipping away here and there. Well...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,077
Posted By fcordrey
What he said. You'll end up using them for all...

What he said. You'll end up using them for all kinds of things.

I started with the cheap digital ones and ended up getting a better digital set. Got tired of the batteries being dead when I really...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-22-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,413
Posted By fcordrey
Might need to have this made into a poster for my...

Might need to have this made into a poster for my garage!
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-22-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,413
Posted By fcordrey
Smile Finally starting

I've have been looking and reading for some time now. I really got serious about RV's this past summer and went beyond just walking past looking. I was still trying to define my mission and was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,076
Posted By fcordrey
Sure looks nice Andy!

Sure looks nice Andy!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,775
Posted By fcordrey
Member of both...no regrets.

Member of both...no regrets.
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