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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-21-2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,508
Posted By kentlik
Corrected that!

Corrected that!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-21-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,508
Posted By kentlik
I need to go back and re-shrink those pics,...

I need to go back and re-shrink those pics, somehow they didn't take my resizing...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-20-2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,508
Posted By kentlik
So the rod bearings are a mess, it's a good thing...

So the rod bearings are a mess, it's a good thing I took this motor all the way down.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51831429372_2fef1aef9a_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mYaCb1)20220112_134933...
Forum: Safety 01-19-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,390
Posted By kentlik
On a side note...this is a product I have used...

On a side note...this is a product I have used for several years and have tested it myself.
I am not an engineer, nor a scientist of any measure, just a regular Joe.

https://banfire.net/

I use it...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-19-2022, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By kentlik
I think I have one and you can have it. It is at...

I think I have one and you can have it. It is at the hanger and I will be there in a couple of hours. Will check then.

Kent
Forum: RV-14 01-17-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,587
Posted By kentlik
I concur...New drill bit will help and check RPM...

I concur...New drill bit will help and check RPM of drill.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 830,283
Posted By kentlik
Congratulations! Looks great!

Congratulations! Looks great!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,187
Posted By kentlik
That is an awesome sight from above. Can't wait...

That is an awesome sight from above. Can't wait until I can make those flights too! I am close so will be a short flight.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-10-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,508
Posted By kentlik
That is outside my scope of work. The case will...

That is outside my scope of work. The case will go to Divco for recutting the mount and inspection, honing. The balance of parts to Aircraft Specialties and hope to get the parts back within a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-09-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,508
Posted By kentlik
Jugs removed, hopefully, will find...

Jugs removed, hopefully, will find replacements...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51810536473_8f58f427f2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mWjxrB)Amotor6 (https://flic.kr/p/2mWjxrB) by Kent Luttrell...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-30-2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 387,660
Posted By kentlik
I really enjoy checking in on your project David....

I really enjoy checking in on your project David. I can't imagine performing all the work that is involved in this project! Incredible!

5500 hours, just WOW! Awesome!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-27-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,508
Posted By kentlik
Nice! I'll tell you what, as a 56yr old...

Nice!

I'll tell you what, as a 56yr old stuntman, "YMMV" is very germane...

HAHA
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-26-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,508
Posted By kentlik
Here is the mount configuration on the motor at...

Here is the mount configuration on the motor at present:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51777434179_2d70d15e1c_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mToThp)HIO-360 (https://flic.kr/p/2mToThp) by Kent...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-26-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,508
Posted By kentlik
OK, that is sound advice, Dan. This is what I...

OK, that is sound advice, Dan.

This is what I was intending until I saw the lead times on parts...whaa whaa whaa

The case has to go off to Divco to get the case recut to Dynafocal 1 specs as it is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-24-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,508
Posted By kentlik
Thank you all so much for the insight on this! ...

Thank you all so much for the insight on this!

This motor was purchased used and I have no information on its performance prior to me buying it. So oil consumption may well have been an issue.

I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-23-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,508
Posted By kentlik
Cylinder condition

I pulled a jug off my 360 angle valve and just for kicks thought I would get, if possible from photos, input on the condition and repairability of the cylinder.

This is super subjective I understand...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,447
Posted By kentlik
Rico! What a beautiful country! I can't wait to...

Rico!

What a beautiful country!
I can't wait to get up in the air and experience those kinds of panoramas...

Many different views up here in rainy Portland...waah waah waah
Was so looking forward...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By kentlik
Congratulations! What an accomplishment! All the...

Congratulations!
What an accomplishment! All the hours and work were worth it, I am sure.
I am still banging away but will be there too very soon!

Awesome!
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-20-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 104,116
Posted By kentlik
What dear, I can't hear you? Sorry living room...

What dear, I can't hear you? Sorry living room door is locked, it must be broken. Come back in a month[/QUOTE]

HAHAHA awesome!
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-20-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,885
Posted By kentlik
OUCH! I have a soft start compressor now...My 2...

OUCH!
I have a soft start compressor now...My 2 stage 175psi unit stayed at the house. I am single phase as well so it is a hassle all the way around.

See you on VAF!
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-18-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,885
Posted By kentlik
Irv! Looking great! I have a power shortage at...

Irv! Looking great! I have a power shortage at my hanger and have decided on a modest 3500 Harbor Freight generator should the need arise. I have one 15amp circuit that I am concerned I will trip...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-17-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
Posted By kentlik
Not at all...and the clecos add a little color to...

Not at all...and the clecos add a little color to the field of clecos. HAHA
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-16-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 830,283
Posted By kentlik
Awesome progress! Looking, great Sir! Looking...

Awesome progress! Looking, great Sir!

Looking forward to watching your progress!
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-15-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
Posted By kentlik
I could but the holes in the ribs were too big...

I could but the holes in the ribs were too big after removing the rivets so upsized them to 4's. I have a number of these throughout the project but more in this section of the wing than I had...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-14-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By kentlik
I think this is a great idea, I remember talking...

I think this is a great idea, I remember talking with you about it when you did it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,090
Posted By kentlik
Awesome hack, perfect cross usage. Level up...

Awesome hack, perfect cross usage.

Level up Stoo!
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-14-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
Posted By kentlik
Top skin to be riveted...out of proper...

Top skin to be riveted...out of proper order...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51747294605_f2ccb72b50_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mQJpQz)top skin 3 (https://flic.kr/p/2mQJpQz) by Kent Luttrell...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-11-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 52,677
Posted By kentlik
I spoke with Bruce just last week and he is doing...

I spoke with Bruce just last week and he is doing OK.
He has been busy with a few things.

Kent
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-08-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
Posted By kentlik
Back in the saddle!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51733657338_e1f6c7dabb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mPwvXh)trim (https://flic.kr/p/2mPwvXh) by Kent Luttrell (https://www.flickr.com/photos/153703131@N05/), on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,097
Posted By kentlik
Super awesome Greg!

Super awesome Greg!
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-24-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
Posted By kentlik
Thank you Mike! I have been staying up in...

Thank you Mike!
I have been staying up in Ventura, so not too bad for the few hours I get off each day...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-23-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
Posted By kentlik
Been working

So I have been on a job in LA for 5 months and have been far away from my build.
I am ready to be home and de-stress for a few months.
Looking forward to getting back on the RV and not worrying...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-18-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,811
Posted By kentlik
Jereme, I had some time to go to VAF and went...

Jereme,
I had some time to go to VAF and went right for your write-up. Great to see you out and about. I am in LA for a long spell and looking forward to getting back to work on the plane so I can...
Forum: Midwest 05-31-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,338
Posted By kentlik
That's going to be great! Awesome!

That's going to be great! Awesome!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,323
Posted By kentlik
Matt that looks amazing! Super cool! Nice way...

Matt that looks amazing! Super cool!

Nice way to dress that aft edge of the front lower fairing as well.
What rivets did you use to go through the longerons and did you space them between the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-09-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
Posted By kentlik
Thank you Mike! I have been at this too long and...

Thank you Mike! I have been at this too long and need to kick it up a notch in speed, without sacrificing quality.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-04-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
Posted By kentlik
Very nice! I am not a perfectionist by any...

Very nice! I am not a perfectionist by any measure...haha I understand and enjoyed that quote very much! Thank you for the note.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-03-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
Posted By kentlik
Thanks, Jereme! I have more pictures just no...

Thanks, Jereme! I have more pictures just no time right now to post. But it is nice to have a gig!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,323
Posted By kentlik
Looking really great! Your work will help me so...

Looking really great! Your work will help me so much when I get to this point!
Interested in seeing where and how you rivet that lower rear section of the fairing.

Great work!
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-01-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
Posted By kentlik
Tips

Found time to put these up

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51150424552_65b1bdbf34_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kVZiaA)20210407_174155 (https://flic.kr/p/2kVZiaA) by Kent Luttrell...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-23-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
Posted By kentlik
Very nice unit! Tidy and effective.

Very nice unit! Tidy and effective.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,923
Posted By kentlik
Awesome! Congratulations! Woop Woop!

Awesome! Congratulations! Woop Woop!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,273
Posted By kentlik
Awesome Jereme! Looking forward to the day you...

Awesome Jereme! Looking forward to the day you can talk me through all the steps to getting my cert. once my aircraft is complete. I won't bother you any more than I already have...haha

Looking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,323
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, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,743
Posted By kentlik
But...but...why?

But...but...why?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,304
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, 03:01 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 224,408
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, 09:32 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 310,886
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, 09:50 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
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, 10:54 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
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, 06:29 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
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, 01:53 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
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, 07:29 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
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, 09:29 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 310,886
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, 09:00 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
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, 04:09 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
Posted By kentlik
Mounting Vert.

Well...this was about what I expected. Had to use the 90į 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, 03:29 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
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, 10:02 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 387,660
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, 08:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,859
Posted By kentlik
Looking good Larry!

Looking good Larry!
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-27-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
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, 10:18 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
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, 10:21 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 310,886
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, 03:02 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
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, 02:05 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,884
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...
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