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Forum: Tools 03-04-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,793
Posted By jibby212
I have a nice one from Cleaveland aircraft tool,...

I have a nice one from Cleaveland aircraft tool, I think there just sent it with one of my orders a few years ago.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 978
Posted By jibby212
I live in coastal Florida and I sealed all the...

I live in coastal Florida and I sealed all the fuselage skin lap joints with type c tank sealant to prevent corrosion, not necessarily to keep water out. It adds time and makes riveting not near as...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-14-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By jibby212
I used flamemaster cs3204 c20 to seal all my...

I used flamemaster cs3204 c20 to seal all my fuselage faying surfaces. Skygeek was the only place I could find it and currently there is a 40 day lead time so I think I am just going to use some...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-19-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By jibby212
I have some extra phillips screws used the...

I have some extra phillips screws used the accessories,. My panel uses Allen screw, if you need the phillips screw, give me your address and I will send you a few.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-28-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By jibby212
Boelube works but my favorite is Tef Gel

Boelube works but my favorite is Tef Gel
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-02-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,483
Posted By jibby212
A few balloons in the wingtip will help keep the...

A few balloons in the wingtip will help keep the wingtip tight to the wing while fitting, also a V cut into a 2x4 approximately 2' long and place over the aileron and tip trailing edges helps keep...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-17-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,553
Posted By jibby212
Check out Tef Gel, works great especially in salt...

Check out Tef Gel, works great especially in salt enviorments.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-13-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,372
Posted By jibby212
I just installed my wingtips using the hinge...

I just installed my wingtips using the hinge method. I found it difficult to tape the tips in place until I placed a few inflated balloons in the tips which expanded the tips so they fit the wing...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-11-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,101
Posted By jibby212
I went with the aero classics 9 row baffle...

I went with the aero classics 9 row baffle mounted on my O360. It would be hard to go any bigger but it fit pretty easily. I mounted it as high as I could to keep it away from the cylinder. I had...
Forum: Safety 04-28-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,419
Posted By jibby212
I just mounted my carb a few days ago and was not...

I just mounted my carb a few days ago and was not happy with how easily the nuts would come off using the standard star lock washer. I ended up going to Lowes and getting some grade 8 split type lock...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By jibby212
Carb bracket and mixture cable problem

I am working on my RV7 with an O360. The throttle cable works but it is backed out almost all the way from the carb bracket but it does work. The mixture cable needs to be mounted farther away from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By jibby212
I was there also today, it was great to see the...

I was there also today, it was great to see the RV formation, it gave me the RV grin just standing there on the ground. My 7 is about another year out but when it's done I will be there, I used to...
Forum: RV-14 01-25-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,407
Posted By jibby212
If you take something apart and put it back...

If you take something apart and put it back together enough times, you will end up with two.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,420
Posted By jibby212
Thanks, I have plenty of information to work with...

Thanks, I have plenty of information to work with now.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,420
Posted By jibby212
Igniton wire pass through seals

I am working on my baffles and need some ignition wire pass through seals for two wires. Spruce has the slick brand for 28$ each which is ridiculous. I found some for 7$ but the wire holes are 8mm,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By jibby212
Yes, I used a TIG welder, I too was surprised at...

Yes, I used a TIG welder, I too was surprised at how far the roll bar was off, just couldn't live with it. I also have access to really nice TIG welders at work so the choice to cut and make it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By jibby212
Mine required a 3/16 shim, I ended up cutting and...

Mine required a 3/16 shim, I ended up cutting and rewelding it.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-05-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,625
Posted By jibby212
I bought the foam and gave it one try and found...

I bought the foam and gave it one try and found it to be messy and hard to work with, I am now using 20 minute drywall mud, going back to my construction roots I guess. I put 3 coats on so far and...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-30-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,625
Posted By jibby212
What do you think about great stuff , the foam...

What do you think about great stuff , the foam that is available at Home Depot?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-29-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,625
Posted By jibby212
Gear leg fairings, is clay the best option

I finished my lower gear leg intersection fairings a few months ago, I used the clay method as the plans describe but found it difficult to make smooth. The results turned out pretty good but there...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-06-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,274
Posted By jibby212
I just did my cowling on my rv7 and the split...

I just did my cowling on my rv7 and the split line was not parallel to the longerons like I figured it was going to be. Definitely not enough material to make the parallel.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By jibby212
My wheels did not come anodized but I had them...

My wheels did not come anodized but I had them clear anodized just for the corrosion protection. Corrosion gets ugly quick down here in Florida.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-30-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By jibby212
Thanks, I will give it a try tonight.

Thanks, I will give it a try tonight.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-29-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By jibby212
1200 series Mag timing

I am trying to verify the internal timing on my Bendix 1200 series Mags. These are the markings on the rotor gear |L8R| |L4R| The line before the L is red and the rotor lines up with the #1...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-20-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 519
Posted By jibby212
Pushrod socket lenght?

I have a O360 A2F that I ordered a set of used pushrod sockets for the hydraulic tappets, mine were rusted. The set I received is shorter than the originals, .688" vs the original .750" The...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-17-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By jibby212
Just checked my RV7 4 3/4

Just checked my RV7 4 3/4
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-15-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By jibby212
O rings on center case studs on O360?

I am getting ready to join the case halves of my O360 A2F and my old Lycoming book says not to use o rings on the center studs if they are doweled, this is what I will do unless told to do otherwise....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,498
Posted By jibby212
I found the balance to be extremely accurate, I...

I found the balance to be extremely accurate, I used rollerblade bearings with the pivot just above the boom cg. Very sensitive. No way will I go back to the scale, mine kept resetting and after I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-18-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By jibby212
Ok, I am adding new bearings to the list, thanks...

Ok, I am adding new bearings to the list, thanks guys.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-17-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By jibby212
The crank had pitting in the middle main bearing...

The crank had pitting in the middle main bearing journal fillet.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-17-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By jibby212
Slightly used bearings with new cranshaft?

My O360 with 3HSMO has turned out to be a total nightmare with corrosion throughout. My crankshaft failed due to pitting and having no luck on finding a decent used one, I found a new ECI. What do...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-13-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,358
Posted By jibby212
I think I need a crankshaft

I was preparing to mount my O360 that has been inactive for a few years but with 3HSMO when I noticed the valve springs heavily rusted. I tore the engine down and I think the cylinders will be ok, I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-12-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,741
Posted By jibby212
By "rotating" I am talking about turning the...

By "rotating" I am talking about turning the whole engine, not the crankshaft. I plan on getting a borescope, I think I will have to tear it down, at least to look at the cam which was replaced at...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-12-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,741
Posted By jibby212
Help, corrosion found.

I have an o360 that has 3hr SMOH. It was sitting in an aircraft on the coast of Florida for what I was told, about 6 months. I kept it in a storage container with the humidity kept very low. I am...
Forum: RV-10 01-06-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,543
Posted By jibby212
ACS specs say the ms20001p4 is .040 thick and the...

ACS specs say the ms20001p4 is .040 thick and the ms20001p5 is .051. I found another website that specs them both at .056. Is the ACS ms20001p4 really only .040 and if so is this thick enough for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By jibby212
Thanks guys, I actually quickly glanced over the...

Thanks guys, I actually quickly glanced over the manufactures data sheet and missed it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By jibby212
Cleaning uncured canopy sealer.

I am going old school with my RV7 sliding canopy and making the fairings from aluminum, Most likely they will be all mechanically attached but I ordered Flamemaster CS 3247 canopy sealant to seal...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By jibby212
Mechanical atachment of slider wind screen

I am getting ready to begin fitting the slider canopy on my RV7, the windscreen will wait until later because the forward top skin is not riveted on yet. I may be crazy and your welcome to let me...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-03-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,173
Posted By jibby212
Personally I prefer paint over vans powder coat....

Personally I prefer paint over vans powder coat. Several of my powder coated parts chipped and exposed large areas of rust underneath and I am not even flying yet. Prep with Ospho, epoxy prime and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By jibby212
I should have looked at it a little closer, the...

I should have looked at it a little closer, the vans gascolator does have a machined groove under the screen giving it a better surface area. I will probably use it unless someone makes me aware of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By jibby212
Looking for a better gascolator

I began my gascolator install today on my Rv7. I know there is an ongoing debate if one is really necessary for the tail dragger but I mainly want it for the filter. Upon taking the vans unit apart...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,646
Posted By jibby212
I always use #41 when the hole will be dimpled,...

I always use #41 when the hole will be dimpled, after dimple the hole is still plenty big for a rivet, that's just how I do it.
Forum: RV-14 08-22-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,997
Posted By jibby212
I used the manometer method with both tanks, this...

I used the manometer method with both tanks, this way you can identify a loss in pressure. Thankfully my tanks rose and fell identically for 3 days.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,808
Posted By jibby212
Throttle quadrant in center console RV7

I did some of my flight training in a Piper Sport Cruiser which is my favorite plane that I have flown to date, never been in an RV yet. I like the center console mount Throttle quadrant and I am...
Forum: RV-14 07-30-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,895
Posted By jibby212
If I remember correctly, you will get a knife...

If I remember correctly, you will get a knife edge as the countersink is slightly deeper than the spar which allows the countersink to wander when the the pilot hole dissapears. The nut plate...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,948
Posted By jibby212
I second Wirejock, I ended up routing my AOA and...

I second Wirejock, I ended up routing my AOA and Pitot plumbing just behind the electrical conduit. This worked out much better exiting the pitot mast, clearing the bellcrank, and cleanly entering...
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,172
Posted By jibby212
I have been researching this trying to figure out...

I have been researching this trying to figure out what I am going to do here also. I am now leaning toward the terminal block, as I see it, it will also serve as a good way to split the wires for...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-24-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,654
Posted By jibby212
I am doing it on my RV7 fuselage. I am using a...

I am doing it on my RV7 fuselage. I am using a slightly thinner and slower setting Flamemaster sealant. I did it because corrosion terrifies me.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-12-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,297
Posted By jibby212
My Volkswagen powered aircraft used auto plugs...

My Volkswagen powered aircraft used auto plugs and a mag, I think I heard somewhere that the electrode needed to be larger to keep a more consistent gap due to the close gapping of plugs used with a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-07-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By jibby212
Nice bracket Dan, did you use snap bushings or...

Nice bracket Dan, did you use snap bushings or rubber grommets in the holes. Does anyone have the measurement from the base of the ADHARS to the center of air lines. I have the Dynon measurements...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-07-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By jibby212
ADHARS location, Slider frame

I am trying to nail down the location for a Dynon ADHARS unit in my rv7 slider. I would like to locate behind the baggage bulkhead on a mount attached to the j stringers like I have seen a number of...
Forum: COMM 05-31-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,726
Posted By jibby212
I have pulled my aft top skins and prepping them...

I have pulled my aft top skins and prepping them for primer, comm antenna going down below. Transponder and adsb will either be beside vents as mentioned above or just aft of baggage bulkhead. ...
Forum: COMM 05-28-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,726
Posted By jibby212
The super tracks mod has crossed my mind, You...

The super tracks mod has crossed my mind, You guys are starting to convince me, its hard to argue with the majority.
Forum: COMM 05-28-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,726
Posted By jibby212
Top mounted comm antenna, slider

I am working on my RV7 aft top skins and would like to make preparations for any possible antennas. I see most people are mounting there comm antennas on the bottom but I don't mind seeing mine on...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-04-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,620
Posted By jibby212
Could one mag have a broken ground circuit ...

Could one mag have a broken ground circuit therefore never turning off?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,336
Posted By jibby212
And you can sell it when you done if you want to.

And you can sell it when you done if you want to.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,336
Posted By jibby212
I have been in construction all my life but still...

I have been in construction all my life but still I chose an 8x20 steel shipping container. It is very sturdy, don't have to worry about my trees crushing it, no permit required, sealed and instant....
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-14-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,811
Posted By jibby212
Motorav 100 hp

I ran across a new engine at Sun&Fun that I have never seen before. It is based on A VW but has a totally new case, one piece crankshaft with prop hub, totally new heads with both exhaust and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,609
Posted By jibby212
I too am most likely going to get a Rotec...

I too am most likely going to get a Rotec throttle body and would love to here some experiences. I like that the regulator is now built into the throttle body, just don't know why they don't have a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,096
Posted By jibby212
On my 7 I recall the the instructions saying to...

On my 7 I recall the the instructions saying to use your "favorite grease" I just used wheel bearing grease but I recently bought some Corrosion Block brand grease from aircraft spruce, I haven't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By jibby212
Everyone needs a McMaster Carr account, like we...

Everyone needs a McMaster Carr account, like we say at work "if McMaster don't have it, they probably don't make it"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,402
Posted By jibby212
I found a bag of new an3-56 bolts on ebay, 27...

I found a bag of new an3-56 bolts on ebay, 27 bolts for 30 dollars shipped. Check ebay and give some to your buddies, anyone near Sarasota can stop by and get a free set from me. I like the single...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,078
Posted By jibby212
I am always concerned with dissimilar metal...

I am always concerned with dissimilar metal corrosion but I live on the Florida coast and see its devastating effects all the time, I used Tef Gel on these rivets. Corrosion Scares me as you can see.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-01-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By jibby212
Counterweighted crankshaft

I have been on the engine search for an O360 or IO360 for my RV7. I have found 2 in my price range, the first one is an A2F with solid crankshaft and the second is a A1F6 with counterweighted...
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