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Forum: Safety 08-05-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,452
Posted By Webb
Torque

As I read through the threads, it seems that twisting torque along the trailing edge from a fixed end and a free end caused the damage. And when a midpoint was used, the lever arm was greatly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,454
Posted By Webb
RVís to OSH

Bonanzas, Cessnas, and Moonies have mass arrivals to OSH.

WHY NOT set up mass arrival to happen next year?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-29-2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,153
Posted By Webb
Beep Beep

Anybody out there every put a horn in their RV?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-29-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By Webb
AK-42H rivets might just have your name reserved...

AK-42H rivets might just have your name reserved on a bag.
Forum: RV-14 07-28-2022, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By Webb
AN3 bolts torque range is 20 to 25 inch pounds.

AN3 bolts torque range is 20 to 25 inch pounds.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-25-2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,619
Posted By Webb
Thinking how I would get home. And I remind...

Thinking how I would get home.

And I remind myself that opinions are the lowest form of fact.

You have technical advisors at the vans tent. Talk to them. A bit of light bending on the trailing...
Forum: Midwest 07-25-2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,421
Posted By Webb
Bose A20 headset refresh

Is Bose doing the free headset refresh this year (muffs and pads)?
Forum: Reviews 07-22-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By Webb
Pneumatic pull riveter

Donít need to do a lot of pulled rivets but my hands are barking at me. eBay has several inexpensive which Iím sure are made in China but are they worth a flip?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,806
Posted By Webb
Shoulder pads

Getting ready to order. Are the shoulder pads worth it for some who doesnít do aerobatics?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,670
Posted By Webb
Got mine when ordering from Flyleds. Going on the...

Got mine when ordering from Flyleds. Going on the vertical stab. Still working on the fiberglass.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-07-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By Webb
Looks like double sided waterproof clear mounting...

Looks like double sided waterproof clear mounting tape for outdoor use.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-05-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By Webb
Rolling leading edge

Iíve looked but canít find the post from Dan Horton on how he uses J bolts to roll leading edges on a rudder and elevators. Can I get a link please?
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-02-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By Webb
Thank you for reminding me to bring mine home...

Thank you for reminding me to bring mine home from the airport.
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-02-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By Webb
THATíS IT You made my day. Thanks.

THATíS IT

You made my day. Thanks.
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-02-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By Webb
Wire size vs circuit breaker rating

Iíve searched and canít find a general rule of thumb for wire size vs circuit breaker rating chart.

If you have one, please share.
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-24-2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Webb
Whatís behind your panel? (Pictures)

Looking for ideas and inspirations on wiring.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2022, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,489
Posted By Webb
AIR CONDITIONING Itís hotter than nickel night...

AIR CONDITIONING

Itís hotter than nickel night at a brothel right now.
Forum: RV-14 06-23-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,510
Posted By Webb
You are trying to provide a smooth transition for...

You are trying to provide a smooth transition for the skin to lay on top of instead of a sharp edge that could show through the thin skin.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-21-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By Webb
8 Elevator weights

After trimming away the hatched area, how much does the right counterweight weigh?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-19-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,474
Posted By Webb
There is a metal shrinker from ATS for around...

There is a metal shrinker from ATS for around $235. Will take wave out. Buy, use, and sell. You might find one you can borrow. Good luck.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-12-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By Webb
AC in an 8

Are there any 8ís with air conditioning?

Just thinkingÖ..
The lower section of the forward baggage compartment seems ideal to put the evaporator and fan. Using cabin air makes it a recirculating...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-12-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,474
Posted By Webb
Best answer Iíve read. Use some scrap and try...

Best answer Iíve read.

Use some scrap and try several ways. Remember that perfect is the enemy of excellence. If you are painting and not polishing, a good fix will disappear with paint.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-06-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 362
Posted By Webb
Battery choices

Lots of choices - recommendations?
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-06-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,669
Posted By Webb
Youíll poke your eye out kid - Taildragger

To avoid the risk of eye meets antenna (ILS/VOR/GS), Iím thinking of under the tail.

Advice, warnings, experiences, etc.. appreciated. Pics would be great and you wonít need a thousand words.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Wax
Views: 3,128
Posted By Webb
Next time you do a belly wash and clean the...

Next time you do a belly wash and clean the underside, would you mind giving us a delta on the speed for dirty vs clean??
Forum: RV-10 06-01-2022, 09:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,592
Posted By Webb
Luxury comes at a price. Condenser, evaporator,...

Luxury comes at a price. Condenser, evaporator, plenum, fan, lines, electrical, and the install.

Cost?
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-28-2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Webb
As usual, Professor Horton said what I was hoping...

As usual, Professor Horton said what I was hoping to hear. Going stock is also the least expensive. Thank you Dan.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-28-2022, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Webb
Cowl - Vans, Show Planes, or James?

I have the standard Pepto Bismol Vans cowl and it is untouched at this time.

So - trying to decide the direction I want to take.

#1 - Remain with the Vans.
#2 - Sell the Vans (if someone will buy)...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-26-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,245
Posted By Webb
Trailing edge radius?

Trailing edge radius?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-26-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By Webb
Go slow and remove the skin(s). THEN evaluate...

Go slow and remove the skin(s). THEN evaluate any parts that might need to be replaced in the spars and ribs.

Chances are you may have a few misses and that's what oops rivets are for.

If you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,169
Posted By Webb
Iíll buy you a ticket to Mississippi to help me...

Iíll buy you a ticket to Mississippi to help me finish and Iíll feed you like a king with plenty to drink at the end of the day.

Seriously, find a local that needs the help or talk one of your...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-19-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,567
Posted By Webb
D Horton - Thank you

Dan - Thank you for scaring the **** out of me.

Seriously, I never thought about the heat transfer through the firewall from an engine compartment fire. Now that I'm building an 8, I promise...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,751
Posted By Webb
Bumps are comfort issues. You can do things that...

Bumps are comfort issues. You can do things that can make your ride more smoother.

Crosswinds are a safety issue. Please go with an instructor and get comfortable with cross winds.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-16-2022, 03:39 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 252,027
Posted By Webb
Outside of the tanks, what areas need Proseal and...

Outside of the tanks, what areas need Proseal and how much is needed?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-04-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,443
Posted By Webb
How long did it take from ordering to receipt?

How long did it take from ordering to receipt?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,958
Posted By Webb
It's impressive to stump such worthy...

It's impressive to stump such worthy pontificators...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-03-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By Webb
Whiskey compass

With the new systems that have a magnetometer, is a whiskey compass required for IFR certification?
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-03-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,641
Posted By Webb
At least you are not a pretty man in an ugly...

At least you are not a pretty man in an ugly airplane..........
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,958
Posted By Webb
Thanks Mike. Bought a project that is about...

Thanks Mike. Bought a project that is about half finished.

Lots a beginner mistakes on the tail and plenty of uglies to fix. Work on wings is good. Fuselage will need all new side skins. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2022, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,958
Posted By Webb
25227 I thought it could used to spread the...

25227

I thought it could used to spread the ashes of the peanut gallery.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,958
Posted By Webb
What is this?

I confess....I am a repeat offender but haven't set up a photo account yet.

I bought a partially built 8 and while sorting through the goodies and extras that were included, I ran across this red...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,396
Posted By Webb
I would drill out a couple rivets so I could lift...

I would drill out a couple rivets so I could lift it. Try to gently rub it back into the proper shape like the paintless dent removal place do for cars (or even pay then to do it since they are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 19,980
Posted By Webb
This year it says "leave your transponder...

This year it says "leave your transponder on".
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 834
Posted By Webb
Call the FBO. They have a very large common...

Call the FBO. They have a very large common hanger.
Forum: Aircraft Camping 04-09-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,842
Posted By Webb
I read the FAA document. It says we are supposed...

I read the FAA document. It says we are supposed to transmit at all times if we have ADSB-out......however, backing up a few paragraphs it looks like the disclaimer of "After Jan 1, 2020". I'm not...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 04-06-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,842
Posted By Webb
Transponder

Read the notam, did a text search, and can't find info about when to turn off transponder like we do for OSH. Lights on at 30 miles out but nothing about the transponder except flying in controlled...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-21-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,321
Posted By Webb
I'm guessing you use an additive based on...

I'm guessing you use an additive based on elements such as phosphorus.
Also I would say your air filter may be dirty based on the amount of silicone.
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-16-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 20,566
Posted By Webb
Why not do an overhead approach? Or maybe...

Why not do an overhead approach? Or maybe practice an emergency circle to land and try to nail it with power off.
Forum: ADS-B 07-14-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,906
Posted By Webb
OSH and ADSB

The NOTAM update states non-ADSB aircraft are to put the transponder in standby mode.

That being said, aircraft with ADS-B Out, however, are required by FAR 91.225(f) to leave it in transmit mode...
Forum: RV-14 07-10-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,961
Posted By Webb
RV14 Fuel burn

In cruise, what is the fuel burn on a 14 at cruise LOP and ROP on the IO-390 at 8,000?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 216,716
Posted By Webb
Inverted

I'm interested in seeing 200kts inverted and level flight
Forum: Builder Website Links 12-08-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,286
Posted By Webb
Ignorance or ignored. So close. DONATE - NO...

Ignorance or ignored. So close.

DONATE - NO SITE NO SUMMARY WEATHER PAGE
Forum: Builder Website Links 12-04-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,286
Posted By Webb
Weather Rocks and Worth the Donation

Doug Reeves,

Your weather page with links is by far the very best. Even though I sold my RV, I still use it almost daily to see what the WX is doing and for the beginning of any trip I fly. It...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-29-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,428
Posted By Webb
Blackstone Lab told me to change air filter after...

Blackstone Lab told me to change air filter after oil analysis. Did and next sample back to normal.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 11-25-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 329,829
Posted By Webb
Make it a 3-1/2 for those that need a bit more...

Make it a 3-1/2 for those that need a bit more room too.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 11-24-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 329,829
Posted By Webb
A V38 Lightening. Use 2 of the 8's fuselages, 1...

A V38 Lightening.

Use 2 of the 8's fuselages, 1 wing kit, 2 emps minus a L&R horizontal stabs, enlongated spars, and a 10 cabin. Pair of IO-360's.

Shorten the main cabin and luggage in the 8's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,903
Posted By Webb
Both. AOPA - Extra life insurance that doesn't...

Both.

AOPA - Extra life insurance that doesn't have an exclusion on GA flying. Legal plan too. Like the info I get and always print out the kneeboard format of the airport I'm going to which gives...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-20-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,017
Posted By Webb
Flying in a plane that hasn't had the prop...

Flying in a plane that hasn't had the prop balanced is like riding in a car that hasn't had it's tires balanced.

Also takes stress off of airframe and engine parts with reduction in...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-22-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,933
Posted By Webb
Lesson from NASA

When I built, one of the technical advisors that looked at my build had worked at NASA once upon a time.

He told me that any crimp connectors should not be soldered. Wires that had flexibility...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-22-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,733
Posted By Webb
Grub stop to OSH near St Louis

Any recommendations for a stop with a diner on the field northeast of St Louis? Most likely mid morning.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-14-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,246
Posted By Webb
Janesville (JVL) diner closed - Favorite stop before OSH

The diner at JVL is no more. At 85 miles south of OSH, decent gas prices, and diner on the field, it was the place my group stopped to regroup and fly in together to camp together.

Looking for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,552
Posted By Webb
The app "CCW" may be of assistance if you have a...

The app "CCW" may be of assistance if you have a concealed permit.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,053
Posted By Webb
I use Flyguard

Flyguard is the best. As in fly the plane often.

Is worth almost $2 an ounce for Camguard.....it is if you let your engine sit for long periods. I guess in the long run, it's cheaper than gas if...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-14-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,145
Posted By Webb
Can't find the file

Folks, I wish I could provide the spreadsheet for the schematic. I sold my RV several years ago and didn't keep up the file. I think the computer is in storage after moving.

That being said,...
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