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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-16-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By kentlik
Sump

PM sent regarding your sump
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-10-2022, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,010
Views: 1,470,957
Posted By kentlik
Dave! That work is awesome! Simply awesome! I...

Dave!
That work is awesome! Simply awesome! I can't do it. Not a single wavey line in the whole thing, meaning the plane itself.

I am not worthy...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-08-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 239,706
Posted By kentlik
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52054473431_f6...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52054473431_f67baedf61_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2niSMpe)rwingcomp (https://flic.kr/p/2niSMpe) by Kent Luttrell (https://www.flickr.com/photos/153703131@N05/), on...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-07-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 239,706
Posted By kentlik
Thanks, Jereme! Slow but sure these days...

Thanks, Jereme! Slow but sure these days...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-06-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 239,706
Posted By kentlik
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52054507303_50...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52054507303_50a7c152cb_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2niSXte)lwingcomp (https://flic.kr/p/2niSXte) by Kent Luttrell (https://www.flickr.com/photos/153703131@N05/), on...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-22-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 239,706
Posted By kentlik
Right wing...

Right wing skinned

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52022137639_e7dec63d70_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ng246z)R wing1 (https://flic.kr/p/2ng246z) by Kent Luttrell...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-03-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 342,865
Posted By kentlik
This is craziness Carne! Now you're just...

This is craziness Carne!

Now you're just rubbing it in how "done" you are...haha
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-01-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,841
Posted By kentlik
Oh, I'm not overpaying... That's why I was asking...

Oh, I'm not overpaying... That's why I was asking the question. Some of you are gold plated everything but some of you are also cheap so-n-so's like me..

Let me rephrase that lest I be chastised for...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-31-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,841
Posted By kentlik
I found "Onlinecomponents.com" to have the best...

I found "Onlinecomponents.com" to have the best prices.
Jereme Carne lead me to the site.
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-30-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 342,865
Posted By kentlik
Jereme, Looking forward to this thread!

Jereme,
Looking forward to this thread!
Forum: Interiors 03-30-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 22,117
Posted By kentlik
Thanks for the info, Don! I have decided to add...

Thanks for the info, Don! I have decided to add Ti to my firewall with the 1/8" fiberfax.
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-28-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,531
Posted By kentlik
Nice work! Looks to me to be spot on! I wish...

Nice work!
Looks to me to be spot on! I wish mine looked that good!
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-22-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 34,824
Posted By kentlik
Is that a side hack I see being built on that...

Is that a side hack I see being built on that bike? Nice!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-20-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,854
Posted By kentlik
Try PORT plastics, they might be out your way...

Try PORT plastics, they might be out your way...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-16-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 849,067
Posted By kentlik
Awesome work! What a great accomplishment! ...

Awesome work! What a great accomplishment!
Must feel so satisfying!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-12-2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By kentlik
I hope this is the case. In speaking with AFS...

I hope this is the case.
In speaking with AFS head honcho he thought February this year late last year. If May is the new date I would be happy with that. I should have the majority of the wiring...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-11-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By kentlik
I ordered an AFS5600 sometime in September last...

I ordered an AFS5600 sometime in September last year and they can't say when they will have them as they and Dynon and Garmin have no chips...

FYI
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-08-2022, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,399
Posted By kentlik
At some point...ya, it really isn't that bad to...

At some point...ya, it really isn't that bad to lay under the panel once you get used to it. If you forget something just flip over and slide in really easy actually. I hear a lot about how this is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-02-2022, 02:30 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 962,996
Posted By kentlik
Very nice Rico! Full send on that panel!

Very nice Rico! Full send on that panel!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By kentlik
HAHAHA Well you got that going for you!

HAHAHA
Well you got that going for you!
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-15-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,121
Posted By kentlik
Broussard for the WIN on the U-Joint rotisserie...

Broussard for the WIN on the U-Joint rotisserie bolted to the engine mount!
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-15-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,546
Posted By kentlik
Nope. I have several just like it for another...

Nope.

I have several just like it for another business I had. They weren't as complex but they did look essentially just like that.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-13-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,748
Posted By kentlik
Just what I was thinking. I use regular...

Just what I was thinking. I use regular automotive assembly lube, the white stuff.
Forum: The RV Grin 02-13-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 936
Posted By kentlik
Holy Moly! Itís a radial! Thatís cool!

Holy Moly! Itís a radial!
Thatís cool!
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-13-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,546
Posted By kentlik
Johnís work is fantastic. He has helped me...

Johnís work is fantastic. He has helped me immeasurably!

Thanks again John!
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-10-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 239,706
Posted By kentlik
Thanks for the Info! It is a conical mount. ...

Thanks for the Info!
It is a conical mount. Getting it re-cut to Dynafocal 1. I was able to find that it was in an Engstrom Helicopter, I believe.

Thanks again!
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-09-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 239,706
Posted By kentlik
Hey Jereme! I am really enjoying this part of...

Hey Jereme! I am really enjoying this part of the project. I am a wrench after all. haha
It is all apart now but ran off to New Mexico to make an Indie film and make some more money for the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-09-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 239,706
Posted By kentlik
I have since gotten this motor completely...

I have since gotten this motor completely disassembled but wanted to add a few pictures to this thread.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51872143924_83a9a0f39b_b.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,533
Posted By kentlik
Nice work Jereme! That must be a great time in...

Nice work Jereme! That must be a great time in that beautiful RV!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-21-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,565
Posted By kentlik
Corrected that!

Corrected that!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-21-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,565
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, 12:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,565
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, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,146
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: RV-14 01-17-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,214
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, 06:02 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 866,317
Posted By kentlik
Congratulations! Looks great!

Congratulations! Looks great!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,051
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, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,565
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, 12:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,565
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, 09:35 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 421,193
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, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,565
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, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,565
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, 10:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,565
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, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,565
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, 11:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,565
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, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,533
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, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,647
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, 12:30 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 119,320
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, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,891
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, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,891
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, 09:32 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 239,706
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, 12:18 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 866,317
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, 02:36 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 239,706
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, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,776
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, 09:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,079
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, 09:10 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 239,706
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, 11:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 54,823
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, 11:18 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 239,706
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, 05:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,393
Posted By kentlik
Super awesome Greg!

Super awesome Greg!
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-24-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 239,706
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, 12:52 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 239,706
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, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,203
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, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,968
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, 09:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,507
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, 10:05 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 239,706
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.
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