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Forum: RV-8/8A 04-10-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By riseric
Fire Extinguisher Location RV-8

As another poster asked recently in the RV-14 forum, what are suggested locations for a cabin fire extinguisher in a 8??
I have a H3R A344T.
Thanks !!
Forum: Canada 04-02-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By riseric
Magnifique !!!

Thanks Claude, that's a fantastic post and should help many, (including me in a future upgrade), considering removing the VFR only here in Canada. :cool:
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-01-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By riseric
Thanks Mickey for the link, Yeah, this is a...

Thanks Mickey for the link,
Yeah, this is a challenge to have everything to fit nice and tight.
I started to modify the snorkel to fit around the bigger B&C starter, and I'm slowly starting to see...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-01-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 128,478
Posted By riseric
Thanks Jereme for the link to photos, it really...

Thanks Jereme for the link to photos, it really helps!!
I notice that your CB-1002A is also short so there,s no front "lip". And you put an angle below the front filter overhang.

Did you you leave...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-01-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By riseric
Snorkel VA-132-2 vs Filter mounts

Seeking assistance from fellow builders on fitting the inboard and outboard filter mounts vs the snorkel.

Instructions say to cut the VA-132-1A in half to make 2 parts.
6 1/8 inch each, then trim a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-01-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 128,478
Posted By riseric
Same here...

I did exactly the same... :mad:

I have a beautyfully trimmed CB-1002A that fits perfectly to the cowl, but it's too short now...
Thinking about a way around it, maybe by adding a doubler to increase...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 93,935
Posted By riseric
C72R Cutlass II RG

In 2017, after moving the RV-8 project to its new home, and wishing to go for the first time to Air Venture with 2 friends, I started to look for a rental 4 seater for 5-7 days. Very expensive and...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-16-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,460
Posted By riseric
thanks John

Thank you John for both interesting links !!!
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-16-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,460
Posted By riseric
David, I won't or can't define Artic temperatures...

David,
I won't or can't define Artic temperatures as it's what B&C replied to my question about the usefulness or operation of the #1 terminal.

I presume that it could be useful to regulate the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-16-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,532
Posted By riseric
Wow !

Wow, very nice RV-8 :cool:
Wow, very nice photograph :cool:


It's motivating to continue the thousand little details to finish mine...
Thanks !!!
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-15-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,460
Posted By riseric
Update for those interested

Thought I could share feedback received from B&C and EarthX concerning the use of the #1 input of the LR3D voltage regulator (temperature probe) and the charging rate of the LX60 v.s. EarthX...
Forum: Canada 03-12-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By riseric
Aircraft Spruce Canada

You can buy a tool "kit" from Aircraft Spruce Canada.
https://www.aircraftspruce.ca/catalog/topages/atsrvbuilders12-04854-56.php?clickkey=3008731

Start with one of these basic kits but you will...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-12-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By riseric
Same here

If you're talking about AOT probes, I did almost the same, not on the inspection panel but just aft.
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-11-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 242,598
Posted By riseric
Congratulations Jereme !!!

I'm glad for you Jereme !!!
Well done, you can be proud. :cool:
All the best for your next phase.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-25-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 242,598
Posted By riseric
Congratulation !!

Congratulations Jereme and well done !!! :cool:
Forum: Reviews 02-23-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,504
Posted By riseric
Many thanks Dan, appreciate your time !

Many thanks Dan, appreciate your time !
Forum: Reviews 02-22-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,504
Posted By riseric
Rain water

Thanks Dan for your insight, very appreciated!!
I hadn't considered rain water...

Sorry for questionning what now seems evident, I just wish to fully understand.
The sniffle valve is closed when...
Forum: Reviews 02-21-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,504
Posted By riseric
Thanks !!

Thank you Mel for your reply !!!
Forum: Reviews 02-20-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,504
Posted By riseric
Sniffle valve or not??

Slight thread drift here...
With a System 32, Superior Cold Sump/horizontal intake.


Any chance of fuel pooling in the sump as with a conventional FI?
My understanding is no since the injectors are...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-20-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By riseric
AN509-8

I too had a AD4 rivet that had me use some inappropriate words after a couple tries...


I increased the hole size to #8 and installed a AN509 (MS24694) screw with a Nylock. I believe it's this one...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-20-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,460
Posted By riseric
Diodes

Joe, that's very interesting.
As far as I understand, and I may be wrong, the article you are refering to recommends a diode for those using a 6Ah backup battery for an essential bus??
While this may...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-19-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,460
Posted By riseric
Thanks again!!

Thanks again John for your reply, really helpful.


I appreciate your data concerning ANL fuses. I'll stick for now with the ANL60A, and keep a close watch to the alternator behaviour and the ANL...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-19-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,592
Posted By riseric
+1

I also thought about installing a connector.
Decided against, I wired the wings with extra lenghts to factor the fuselage once mated.
I'll cut them if needed...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-19-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,460
Posted By riseric
Excellent information !!!

Thanks John, all your post is excellent !!!
You are correct, the stud is M6, not .25"

My concern is with the ANL60A in the long term. I know it's slow-blow and can handle more than 60A for short...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-17-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,460
Posted By riseric
Brainstorm result?

Thanks guys for your replies !!!
It's amazing the amount of time spent to review/(over)think stuff just for what seems trivial between 2 wire sizes... arghhhhh :eek:
...No wonder this project is...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-16-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,460
Posted By riseric
B Lead AWG??

I'm trying to figure what AWG to use as B-Lead. I understand bigger is prefered to too small but don't want overkill and wish to keep some flex because of vibration etc...

I have a B&C 60A, and if I...
Forum: Canada 02-15-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By riseric
Thanks Dave, I now realise that I will have to...

Thanks Dave,
I now realise that I will have to fly with my iPad and ForeFlight to have the proper VNC charts on hand...
It would be nice to have the VNC charts on the Skyview.



Hey Bernie, how...
Forum: Canada 02-09-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By riseric
I confirm... On the installed map, I don't even...

I confirm... On the installed map, I don't even see my home airport or nearby CYQB...
Essentially, can't fly with that...
No charts with PocketFMS is useless...


On Dynon's forum, last April they...
Forum: Canada 02-09-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By riseric
PocketFMS or Jeppesen charts?

Hi, with Dynon, if I understand correctly, to have non-U.S. data, (airports, charts, airspace, etc.), I will have to subscribe a plan either from PocketFMS or Jeppensen, correct??

I will be flying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,008
Posted By riseric
Thank you Barb !!!

Thank you Barb, you were great to deal with all my orders, deletions, additions etc...


Wish you all the best for your next chapter in life.
Forum: Autopilots 02-02-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By riseric
Trim with SV-AP-PANEL vs VP-X sanity check

Hi, this is also posted on the Dynon Forum (https://forum.flydynon.com/threads/trim-with-sv-ap-panel-vs-vp-x-sanity-check.13412/).
I thought to post here also to get a wider audiance and...
Forum: Reviews 01-27-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,504
Posted By riseric
System 32

Only 2 wires to connect before it's finished installing.
Expecting first start... well you know I wished it was yesterday...
Realistically hoping a first start this spring.
Will report back
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-26-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,351
Posted By riseric
Wink Thanks !!! I have to blame my trusty shop vaccum...

Thanks !!! I have to blame my trusty shop vaccum for that... You know it's far from being that clean during construction... ;)
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-22-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,351
Posted By riseric
Angles behind aft bagage

Like others, behind the aft bagage bulkhead. Used the 3/4 inch standard angles, brass hardware everywhere.
I didn't install a remote magnetometer.
Not flying yet.
Forum: Reviews 01-16-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 614
Posted By riseric
Happy customer and user

I too dealt with Stewart System's customer care as they once sent the wrong colour of primer. They immediately sent the right one free of charge without requesting the return of the wrong quart.


I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-09-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,808
Posted By riseric
Build school postponed

Nice photos !!

I was scheduled at the Aerosport Power build school in May 2020 for my engine.
It was cancelled because of COVID.


Darren has kindly offered to re-schedule me when they'll be able to...
Forum: Primers 12-30-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By riseric
I scarred the parts, large or small, at the...

I scarred the parts, large or small, at the garage or hangar.
Then moved them home by batches depending on what I could spray later.
There, I washed, rinsed, etched, rinsed and let air dry.
Using...
Forum: Primers 12-30-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,125
Posted By riseric
I scuffed the surfaces with ScotchBrite brown...

I scuffed the surfaces with ScotchBrite brown pads, then used Stewart Systems degreaser (soap) rinse, then EcoEtch and rinse prior to EcoPrime.
Very happy user, as I primed in a small "booth" in a...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-27-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,485
Posted By riseric
Sad

Sorry to learn her passing.


Sincere condolences to family and friends
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-21-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,066
Posted By riseric
Same location

Steve, I just installed the ADAHRS in that same location.
I believe it to be a very common area to install it.
I never heard of vibration issues before.
Hope like you to hear from the hive minds!!!
Forum: Reviews 12-21-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,715
Posted By riseric
No previous Alt. experience and not flying yet

I followed recommendations from my mecanic and engine builder to install B&C as primary and backup alternators. Both were not fans of internal regulation for one. FWIW, I also have their starter and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-19-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By riseric
Less stupid tonight

Well, I'll be less stupid when going to bed tonight...
Thanks !!! :cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,106
Posted By riseric
I moved once across the Atlantic, then once locally

I moved from France to Canada.
I had the empennage, the wings and most of the fuselage done in France.
Once started again in Canada, I moved again a year later in another hangar at the airport. Less...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-18-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,417
Posted By riseric
Oval

I did the oval mod.
I used the same thickness material for the cover plate, 18 platenuts and AN515-8 screws per side if I recall correctly.
I did the mod because I honestly can't get my hand through...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-17-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,228
Posted By riseric
Brake Disk

The OP states that his bottom fitting is blocked by the brake disk.


I don't know about other brand of caliper fitting placement as I have Grove.


I have the straight fitting on the bottom, the 90*...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-15-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,521
Posted By riseric
Suggestion

Here's what I came up with. Maintenance access through the front bagage area might not be as easy as wished, and once a year I might let out a few unprintable words here... we'll see...



I don't...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-13-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,187
Posted By riseric
Restrictor

And make sure there's a restrictor in line in case of failure, it restricts the flow.


Automotive and marine engines normally don't leave the earth... :rolleyes: but there's probably a better reason...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-13-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,743
Posted By riseric
Not an expert

If it were me, I'd flush the DOT, fill with Royco, flush, refill, maybe flush a last time then change the seals and do a proper bleed...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-09-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,107
Posted By riseric
Cutlass C72R Winter Inlets

David, I don't know what they are worth as they came with the Cutlass when bought 3 years ago.
I just installed them today, easy to do: 3 screws that are in a Camlock style holder.
And I also have a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-08-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,107
Posted By riseric
Ugly but it works

Denis, duct tape is not sexy but it works well.
You probably know this, we had tape on all the trainers back then every winter.
One question is how does it affect the paint in the long term after...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-08-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By riseric
Not correct

Page 49 of the document.
These bolts are 1/4, torque should be 96-106 In. Lb.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-05-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By riseric
Tom, I'm working on the snorkel this week. I'll...

Tom, I'm working on the snorkel this week.
I'll get in touch when done to discuss options.
Cheers
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-05-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By riseric
EFII left to right injectors fuel hose

For those that have to connect the left and right fuel injector banks, what routing did you use for that fuel hose?


My first plan was (from the left side) to pass behind the starter, then below...
Forum: Safety 12-05-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,041
Posted By riseric
Love night flying

I love night flying. And at our latitudes, daylight is quite short these days...


Generally: Less traffic, smoother air.


One has to do a more thourough weather breifing as visibility/ceiling...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-04-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By riseric
On the box

Do you still have the original box?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-23-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By riseric
It does look freaky, but does it do its job??? :D

It does look freaky, but does it do its job??? :D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-23-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By riseric
Grateful !!!

Mick, your suggestion is real close to what I was thinking. I saw that you re-worked your snorkel also, great job!! I didn't take the time to congratulate you for getting your 8 to flying status....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-23-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By riseric
Increasing the snorkel's opening?

Thanks Larry, your two points are valid !!

Thinking about this on the weekend, I figure that I could use thick epoxy resin to increase the diameter of the snorkel just behind the flange then bore a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-20-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By riseric
Aaron, thanks for your reply I already have an...

Aaron, thanks for your reply


I already have an adapter between the throttle body and the snorkel.
This one, (https://www.flyefii.com/products/accessories/throttle-body-flange-adapter/) from...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-19-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By riseric
Snorkel vs FlyEFII throttle flange adaptor

I am at the snorkel (VA-132-2) installation and wondering if any of you can share hints and thoughts.

My setup:
Aerosport IO-375-M1S
Superior cold sump, horizontal induction

System 32 EFII
Standard...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 729
Posted By riseric
+1 Aerosport Power

Yep, try Aerosport Power, my engine came from there and they were so equipped.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-11-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,653
Posted By riseric
I used this.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/search/search.php


works great.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,814
Posted By riseric
+1

I also have a few of their products and attest of the high quality.
Always had good communication and service.
I just ordered a replacement fascia plate for my Duplex Fuel Selector as I accidently...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-03-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By riseric
Vetterman Trombone

Not flying yet.


IO-375 parallel valve.


Fit seems perfect, supported by AL and rubber tubes with one bracket and one Adel Clamp per side.
Small adjustments still needed though...
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