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Forum: Alternative Engines 03-07-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 76,876
Posted By tswanson
Lawn Chair Discussion or Forum?

Lawn Chair Discussion? I'm not sure if or what they charge to host this, but you guys should see if you can get a forum slot. I'm sure lots of folks would be interested enough to sit down for an...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-07-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,323
Posted By tswanson
Anyone?

Anyone else have any suggestions?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-05-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,323
Posted By tswanson
Same thing...

Well I saw the same result when fluting my rudder stiffeners. The longer ones bow up about 0.100”. What is the conventional wisdom on fluting the side of the flute opposite of the side with the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-17-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,924
Posted By tswanson
Absolutely!

It's a great class. There's nothing like getting to try all of the tools and processes while someone is looking over your shoulder and can tell you what you're doing right and wrong. You will have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,969
Posted By tswanson
Just don't get this one. I bought it and at...

Just don't get this one. I bought it and at least the one I got has a lot of hysteresis in it which makes feathering/modulating it difficult enough that I rarely use it. ...
Forum: Job Board 10-05-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,226
Posted By tswanson
Thanks guys, we will take a look and contact if...

Thanks guys, we will take a look and contact if we have any positions we think could be a good fit.
Forum: Job Board 09-29-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,226
Posted By tswanson
Compensation

Also, I should mention that this is a paid internship and we have made sure it is very competitive with other opportunities in the area in order to attract the best talent.
Forum: Job Board 09-29-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,226
Posted By tswanson
This would be for a summer internship that...

This would be for a summer internship that typically starts a week or so after the student ends their spring semester, and ends a week or so before they start again in the fall.

We would also be...
Forum: Job Board 09-28-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,226
Posted By tswanson
Great Engineering Internships Available

Hi,

I'm about a year into building an RV-7 and through perusing this site several times a week have realized that this is generally a very intelligent group that is good with both their minds and...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-13-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,177
Posted By tswanson
Thanks guys. That's what I figured but thought I...

Thanks guys. That's what I figured but thought I would double check. Looks a lot better with the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-13-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,177
Posted By tswanson
Elevator Hinge Bearing Rivets Too Short?

I'm assembling the HS-411APP, VA-146, and HS-411BPP (the main center bearing and bracket assembly) and Vans calls out an AN470AD4-5 rivet. This rivet only protrudes .106 before squeezing and only...
Forum: Tools 07-22-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,530
Posted By tswanson
Thanks everyone. Although it sounds like the...

Thanks everyone. Although it sounds like the consensus it can be done without with similar results, I'm a big fan of having good tools if they make life easier at all. I'll get a couple ordered. ...
Forum: Tools 07-20-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,530
Posted By tswanson
Which Nut Plate Jigs?

I'm looking to get some nut plate jigs and nothing popped up when I searched this topic. Anyone have any recommendations on what size nut plate jigs a person needs to complete an RV-7 QB? I'm still...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-04-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,041
Posted By tswanson
Ah ok, for some reason that bottom 2x4 was...

Ah ok, for some reason that bottom 2x4 was blending into the background for me when I looked at the picture above, so I wasn't sure what I was looking at. The clamps are just handles. All clear now,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-04-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,041
Posted By tswanson
Larry, do you have any pictures of this setup in...

Larry, do you have any pictures of this setup in use? I'm just getting to the step of bending the trailing edges, and I'm coming to the conclusion this is one of those things that I should do myself...
Forum: Tools 09-13-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,046
Posted By tswanson
Sure, I have to have something for dimpling...

Sure, I have to have something for dimpling anyway though, so I figured I could make it to do both. I wouldn't have a separate frame.

I did a SportAir workshop, and their big 80gal air compressor...
Forum: Tools 09-13-2017, 04:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,046
Posted By tswanson
DRDT-2 Style Squeezer (Would you use it if it was stiff enough?)

I'm getting ready to build a DRDT-2 style frame, and this question keeps popping in my mind.

I know the idea of squeezing with a DRDT-2 has been discussed before, and generally I believe the...
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