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Forum: RV-10 08-30-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By Chris7
Thanks! Won’t need those then. Order sent

Thanks! Won’t need those then.
Order sent
Forum: RV-10 08-30-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By Chris7
Whats in these bags

Finishing kit order time and I'm wondering if anyone can tell me what's in these bags and do I need them or delete?

Bag 1531 Cowl Camlocks
Bag 924-3 C/S Spinner Hardware
bag 945 Added spinner...
Forum: RV-10 08-04-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Chris7
Is the hole definitely too small or is the rod...

Is the hole definitely too small or is the rod end just difficult to get started? I recall this step and if you search you’ll see some suggestions for tools to make to help get the rod end in because...
Forum: RV-10 05-06-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,495
Posted By Chris7
Congrats on the first flight! I?m building an...

Congrats on the first flight! I?m building an RV10 in Hong Kong at the moment
Forum: RV-10 04-06-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By Chris7
Thanks everyone Some really good info here. I...

Thanks everyone

Some really good info here.

I got in touch with Paul and he will get a set of pedals sorted for me, Steve is sorting out the wheels, brakes and hoses.

With the Cee Bailey...
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By Chris7
Fuse kit deletions

Hi all

About to order my fuselage kit (standard) and looking for an updated list of things to minus, any help is appreciated so I get it right.

Control approach hasn't responded to me so I think...
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By Chris7
Congrats on making the leap! I purchased my tool...

Congrats on making the leap!

I purchased my tool kit from Cleveland and they are extremely helpful on things to add/delete. I also have to deal with expensive shipping and they took that into...
Forum: RV-10 09-25-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By Chris7
HS spar doubler

Hi all,

This may be a stupid question but I'm after some advice before I match drill the HS spars and ribs to the skins.

The plans call out for priming (if desired) then riveting the spar doublers...
Forum: RV-10 08-18-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Chris7
Yes I got a bit ahead of myself. I guess I should...

Yes I got a bit ahead of myself. I guess I should double check my spar too! from memory it didn't touch the spar caps so I think my main spar is ok.

From now on I will have a good piece of scrap...
Forum: RV-10 08-18-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Chris7
Thanks! As I suspected I don?t have that size....

Thanks! As I suspected I don?t have that size. However I managed to find a friend who will be in LA this week so I?ve had it shipped to his hotel.

First lesson on paying closer attention!
Forum: RV-10 08-18-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Chris7
VS-1015

Hi all,

Hoping someone can help me out here, I have accidentally over done the countersinking on the VS-1015. Wondering if anyone is close enough to their kit to measure the thickness because I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,957
Posted By Chris7
I would guess that?s the horizontal and not the...

I would guess that?s the horizontal and not the wing. Also took a few looks for me to understand.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,957
Posted By Chris7
The primer should help yes, however even if...

The primer should help yes, however even if primed a certain amount of care is still required to maintain any machine.

I would recommend getting a local A&P to do an inspection, a small cost which...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,957
Posted By Chris7
While the outside corrosion looks fairly minor...

While the outside corrosion looks fairly minor (from what I can tell from the photos), the inside corrosion again isn?t bad but it?s basically impossible to stop now unless you pull it apart, clean...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,194
Posted By Chris7
Has anyone installed the wing tip antenna's with...

Has anyone installed the wing tip antenna's with Zip Tips on an RV10? I'm planning on these tips and want to make a decision on wing tip or whiskers before I rivet the VS. I do plan to be IFR capable...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-07-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 205,263
Posted By Chris7
Hi Bill, thanks. Yes I'm in contact with Hank, we...

Hi Bill, thanks. Yes I'm in contact with Hank, we both work for Cathay. Unfortunately local suppliers don't have anything like that around here but I spoke with Van's and they can ship me the tank...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-02-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 205,263
Posted By Chris7
Hi all, being in my location things can get...

Hi all, being in my location things can get difficult to find so I'm doing an order through SkyGeek and will add tank sealant to spread the large shipping cost over many items. What products have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,817
Posted By Chris7
Having personally ferried many aircraft (all...

Having personally ferried many aircraft (all overweight and legal), the best thing to do is talk to Van's. Being a homebuilt I doubt they would issue anything to say it's ok but at least talking to...
Forum: Primers 05-08-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,757
Posted By Chris7
Thank guys. The issue I?m having is getting the...

Thank guys. The issue I?m having is getting the products/shipping costs. So I want to purchase as much as I can at a time to control the shipping costs but also watch the shelf life so I?m not...
Forum: Primers 05-07-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,757
Posted By Chris7
Has anyone documented how much primer they used...

Has anyone documented how much primer they used for the emp and wing kit?
Forum: Primers 05-07-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Chris7
Unfortunately they can?t help me for some reason,...

Unfortunately they can?t help me for some reason, even though Henkel advertise it on the local site.
Forum: Primers 05-07-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Chris7
Alumiprep and Alodine in Asia?

Hi all,

Has anyone built an RV in Asia and been able to get hold of alumiprep 33 and alodine? this is my preferred method of treatment, I am having a bit of trouble finding these in Hong Kong...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-30-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,302
Posted By Chris7
Thanks guys, yes I agree Mark plus I also think...

Thanks guys, yes I agree Mark plus I also think it looks great without the leading edge lights. (My personal view).
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-30-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,302
Posted By Chris7
Does anyone know if ordering the standard wing...

Does anyone know if ordering the standard wing kit without the wingtips is an option and does it save money? I've decided to go with the Aveo tips so I won't need the original tips.
It might be too...
Forum: Tools 04-15-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By Chris7
Thanks for all the info everyone, much...

Thanks for all the info everyone, much appreciated.

I still have a few weeks before I have to make the final decision so I'll research as much as I can.

Thanks
Chris
Forum: Tools 04-14-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By Chris7
Which tool kit?

Hi all,

Brand new builder here, although I did my trade as an AME I now longer have any tools.

Best tool kits? I see Brown Tools have a kit that is considerably cheaper than...
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