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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,306
Posted By kentlik
Most excellent Matt! I have been compiling...

Most excellent Matt!

I have been compiling data about this process for some time and between you, Crabandy, and the original Docs I am clear on the process now.

Looks great Matt really great!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,687
Posted By kentlik
But...but...why?

But...but...why?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,607
Posted By kentlik
Randy...Holy Moly! What a ride! I was on the...

Randy...Holy Moly! What a ride! I was on the edge of my seat. Great job! I am not an IFR pilot and was beside myself with tension. Learned a lot and also cemented the fact that I will get my IFR...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-29-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 192,703
Posted By kentlik
Just awesome as always! You are my "highway"...

Just awesome as always!
You are my "highway" runway, landing hero!
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-28-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 242,254
Posted By kentlik
Very nice Jereme! Weird about that fitting? A...

Very nice Jereme!
Weird about that fitting? A hole no less!

I am going to be out of town and away from my plane for 5 months on a job...
No building for me but good to be working again!

See you in...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-17-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Thank you, Blain! I have work that gets in the...

Thank you, Blain! I have work that gets in the way from time to time but soldiering on! Starting to see it come together!
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-16-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Thanks, Jereme! I am trying to get as much done...

Thanks, Jereme!
I am trying to get as much done before my next job starts. Not sure when that is currently but it will come.

You were very much an inspiration.
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-15-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
EMP fairing

Just started on the emp. fairing seems pretty decent really. A bit of sanding here a little floxy there and see what happens.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51041451932_17935bdf55_c.jpg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-15-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
You were correct Scott, flipped those bolts...

You were correct Scott, flipped those bolts around, and no clearance issues.
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-11-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Tube, elevator

I got to put in my elevator tube for the first time! So exciting.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51026788723_f52ff32944_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kK4Cxn)tube (https://flic.kr/p/2kK4Cxn) by...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-11-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 242,254
Posted By kentlik
Well...Great job Jereme. I have been with your...

Well...Great job Jereme. I have been with your great project since the beginning and it has been a great pleasure to watch you build this fantastic plane!

You are an inspiration to me and I am sure...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-08-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Thank you, Scott! I am sure they will...

Thank you, Scott! I am sure they will interfere...haha. I pulled it off shortly after this photo to finish the F-781 Vert. Stab. plate so I will reverse those bolts at your recommendation! Thank...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-05-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Mounting Vert.

Well...this was about what I expected. Had to use the 90 drill head to get the holes started through the existing holes. I have done this before on other projects and have a few special tools to...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-04-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Vertical stabilizer mounting

I moved on to the Vert. Stabilizer and found that getting this thing mounted and drilled to be quite a challenge, but one that I am up for.

Cut off a portion of the front spar but found I need to...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-04-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 329,681
Posted By kentlik
Dave, This is such a great project to follow! ...

Dave,
This is such a great project to follow! Seeing how much work and detail goes into the construction of the early kits is amazing.

Looks great!
Forum: Fiberglass 03-03-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,520
Posted By kentlik
Looking good Larry!

Looking good Larry!
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-27-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Thanks brother! I was hard-pressed to figure...

Thanks brother!
I was hard-pressed to figure out which one was aft. It turned out really a none event, the drilling.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-27-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Elevator horn drill

I got the horns accurately drilled last night. I made a jig as you would do normally to ensure the holes are straight and true. My horns were basically dead on and it was a push on which one was...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-25-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 242,254
Posted By kentlik
WOW! That is awesome dude! You killed it on...

WOW!

That is awesome dude! You killed it on this build and I feel like I tagged along for the whole ride!

Congratulations Jereme!

Kent
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-24-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Thank you, Mike! These last few steps have...

Thank you, Mike! These last few steps have really helped to keep me slogging ahead.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-24-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
elevators

elevators getting fitted

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50977175191_82a1f2bcd9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kEFmaD)elevators (https://flic.kr/p/2kEFmaD) by Kent Luttrell...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-23-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Thank you! Thanks for the tip on the torque goo! ...

Thank you!
Thanks for the tip on the torque goo! I put it on to tell myself I had torqued the nut. Frankly didn't think of the actual area to place it and it seemed like a good place to see if the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-22-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
HS mounted

Moving on to the VS, hope I can find all the parts...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50970311847_a627307130_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kE5aW8)HS aft (2) (https://flic.kr/p/2kE5aW8) by Kent...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-21-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Thank you, John! I am at the hangar working on...

Thank you, John! I am at the hangar working on attaching the tailpieces...a little involved with finding the center of predrilled holes in tight spaces...
custom center finders being made.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-21-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 242,254
Posted By kentlik
When I look at all the wiring I almost shat...

When I look at all the wiring I almost shat myself...how will I ever get all that done!

Holy Moly!

Well one connection at a time I guess...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-21-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,226
Posted By kentlik
Having done this on my -7...that is undoubtedly...

Having done this on my -7...that is undoubtedly the best work I have ever seen! Bar set, not a scratch!

Really not fair...I was kind-of feeling good about my work too...haha

Excellent
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-19-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,413
Posted By kentlik
I would say SDS EFI by Ross Farnham.

I would say SDS EFI by Ross Farnham.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-19-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Thank you Blaine! Just got the other wing to...

Thank you Blaine! Just got the other wing to start on and then I can concentrate on the wiring. A bit of odds and ends around the beast but it is coming along slow but sure.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-19-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Thank you Marc! Sometimes when I trudge along...

Thank you Marc! Sometimes when I trudge along alone in the cold these notes are truly an inspiration!
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-18-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Thanks, Jereme! I am still rolling. I am not...

Thanks, Jereme! I am still rolling. I am not looking forward to the unbuilding of the right-wing before the building but...I will persevere!
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-18-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,909
Views: 1,238,948
Posted By kentlik
I would never leave my build area! haha

I would never leave my build area! haha
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-18-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By kentlik
Now that is a really ingenious way to remedy a...

Now that is a really ingenious way to remedy a broken hinge!
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-17-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,909
Views: 1,238,948
Posted By kentlik
That looks like some excellent work! What a...

That looks like some excellent work! What a comfortable-looking build space too!
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-17-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Thanks, Ryan! I have those up next after I get...

Thanks, Ryan! I have those up next after I get the HS mounted and sorted. We just have to keep at it and sooner or later we will be done!

I hope...HAHA
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-17-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Elevator stuff

I have started the elevator tip install and just need a bit higher temperatures to do the fiberglass work. Trimming and such to...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-16-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Tail mounting

I have wanted to mount the HS for months but did not have room in my garage as it was partitioned for work stuff. Now I can get to...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-15-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Hangar

Quick shot of my hangar. Trying to get some pics uploaded but my phone is giving me fits...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50947809506_bc4bc20950_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kC5QLJ)IMAG1584...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-10-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 242,254
Posted By kentlik
Great to see it back turning the screw. Man,...

Great to see it back turning the screw. Man, that looks cold! I am complaining about 38F.

Good work Jereme!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-27-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,847
Posted By kentlik
That's a head-scratcher. Are there any other...

That's a head-scratcher.

Are there any other leaks in the system? Pump the brakes and see if it develops again. Might be the next easiest step Jereme, rather than tearing right into it.

Just a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-22-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By kentlik
In spades...sorry...

In spades...sorry...
Forum: RV-4 01-22-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 257,301
Posted By kentlik
Looks very clean, nice work!

Looks very clean, nice work!
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,959
Posted By kentlik
That is a beauty! I bet it was a great feeling of...

That is a beauty!
I bet it was a great feeling of accomplishment when she flew!

Nice work!
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-17-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By kentlik
Thanks for the update Ross!

Thanks for the update Ross!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-16-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By kentlik
Carl, could you clarify this for me? ...so the...

Carl, could you clarify this for me? ...so the flush overhangs the trailing edge...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-16-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,275
Posted By kentlik
I am so sorry for your loss Sir... I think there...

I am so sorry for your loss Sir...

I think there are a few assumptions going on here that led to an interesting thread.
The most apparent is that this kit owner "wants" a repair certificate.
His...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-14-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 242,254
Posted By kentlik
Looks good! Good luck with the reassembly...

Looks good!
Good luck with the reassembly Jereme, it will be grand!
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-11-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 242,254
Posted By kentlik
Well, you are indeed a MACHINE Carne! I have the...

Well, you are indeed a MACHINE Carne!

I have the highest praise for your grit with regard to this motor, just wow.

I have used the kitchen oven for curing coated parts and my Julianne was a trooper...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-06-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By kentlik
Nothing sticks to Delrin to any degree. If you...

Nothing sticks to Delrin to any degree. If you really don't want to buy new parts you could install a Heli-coil that would be a working repair. But...you may find that if you ever have to remove...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-04-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By kentlik
Really beautiful pictures of our coastline! ...

Really beautiful pictures of our coastline! Can't wait to get the RV done and do the same coastline flying.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-30-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,899
Posted By kentlik
That is a great idea! I haven't had any helpers...

That is a great idea!
I haven't had any helpers to speak of. Save for James Jula and he is a pro. I probably could have used this at the beginning of this journey for sure! As I look back Larry...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-29-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,899
Posted By kentlik
Green automotive stripping tape, 5/16". I have...

Green automotive stripping tape, 5/16". I have never heard of marking an "X" before, sounds time-consuming.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-29-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By kentlik
Way cool Don! Clearly a good idea and the way...

Way cool Don!
Clearly a good idea and the way to go. I myself just started hacking into it and hoped for the best HAHAHA
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-26-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,208
Posted By kentlik
What search function? Certainly, not the one...

What search function? Certainly, not the one associated with this page as it returns whatever it feels like on any given day...HAHAHA
Forum: Alternative Engines 12-11-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 164,743
Posted By kentlik
Thanks for the response. I am in the process of...

Thanks for the response. I am in the process of installing SDS currently and look forward to getting it in and tested!
Forum: Alternative Engines 12-10-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 164,743
Posted By kentlik
Checking in from Beaverton OR. At what altitude...

Checking in from Beaverton OR. At what altitude are you flying? Is it cold? I believe your aircraft is running SDS, am I correct?

Kent
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-07-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,774
Posted By kentlik
Well, this is going to be a boon for so many...

Well, this is going to be a boon for so many including myself. And I get to buy another blind rivet tool!

Nice camera work Greg!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-05-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,134
Posted By kentlik
Looking forward to that Ross! :)

Looking forward to that Ross!

:)
Forum: Reviews 12-01-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By kentlik
Thanks, Greg for the clarification.

Thanks, Greg for the clarification.
Forum: Reviews 11-30-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By kentlik
Are the prices (each)?

Are the prices (each)?
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-29-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By kentlik
I might have an extra that I can part with for a...

I might have an extra that I can part with for a good deal. Let me check a box. I am in process of moving to the hangar now so a bit disorganized.

I Will check today. PM me if interested.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-28-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,811
Posted By kentlik
I used this, worked pretty...

I used this, worked pretty good...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50657196617_0291298e17_m.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kbpnFF)sawzall (https://flic.kr/p/2kbpnFF) by Kent Luttrell...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-23-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
That is a Stingray "Mini-Twin" tandem bike. ...

That is a Stingray "Mini-Twin" tandem bike. Collector's item of my wife grandparents, they bought it back in '69 for the grandkids to ride when they came to visit. It is a single-speed bike from...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-21-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,113
Posted By kentlik
Fuse stand etc

I am moving to the hangar early in the build, my spouse wants her garage back haha!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50629283252_c1c7c276d2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2k8Wj1L)IMAG1596...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-17-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,134
Posted By kentlik
Could this conceivably lead to an upgrade of the...

Could this conceivably lead to an upgrade of the code on the existing SDS ECU to accommodate the NTK O2 sensor?
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