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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-13-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By coopGT
I can agree with this.

I can agree with this.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-13-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By coopGT
Question is, is it worth drilling out the 9...

Question is, is it worth drilling out the 9 rivets or shaving the skin?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-13-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By coopGT
Please see pictures posted of plans and farther...

Please see pictures posted of plans and farther away. The left L bracket has no interference and fit perfect but this one obviously not. It does not have a spar or anything behind it, was hoping to...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-13-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By coopGT
It is a L bracket attached to the spar. I am...

It is a L bracket attached to the spar. I am attaching another picture.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-12-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By coopGT
Skin buckled against 908-L bracket

After attaching the right skin (empennage) and riveting, I noticed the skin was against the 908-L bracket. It is buckled under pressure. Would the correct fix be taking a dremel or like grinder to...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-30-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By coopGT
So the concern I had was if it was a strength...

So the concern I had was if it was a strength issue. I guess it should not be but I tend to overthink this project sometimes. New builder 60 hours in and strive for perfection.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-30-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By coopGT
Manufacturers Head/Shop Head - Which side is correct?

After riveting the spar doubler to the vertical stab spar, I realized I was riveting with the Manf. Head on the side of the spar (Shop Head on the doubler side) rather than riveting the Manf. Head...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By coopGT
Empennage Build HS-908 Rivets

Riveting my front spar today when the plans called for an470ad4-9 to rivet the HS-908 L brackets. When putting them in, they are way too short for riveting. Anyone else have this issue, or what am I...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-01-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,377
Posted By coopGT
Talking With you... building along

Just placed my deposit on my 9A today! How is your emp kit coming along? Can’t wait to start this journey!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,835
Posted By coopGT
What exactly do I need to be looking for and...

What exactly do I need to be looking for and concerned about with insurance? I understand it is not cheap, but hey that’s the hobby.

Will I have trouble getting insurance being a first time builder...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,835
Posted By coopGT
Exclamation W&B added question

Also, any W&B differences? Vans site claims -7A full fuel and 2 passengers, how about the -9A? I know it depends a lot on what’s is added etc but just a general consensus.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,835
Posted By coopGT
Question -7A vs -9A for Low Time Pilots

After lots of research, thought, discussion with my wife, and the oh so important input from VAF, we have narrowed it down to the -7A or -9A. I understand there is not too much of a difference other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,632
Posted By coopGT
Talking Amazed by this RV community

All I can say is “wow”. Thank you everyone for all your inputs! Each one educated, inspired, and did help me realize it is indeed just “what I want”. My wife and I have narrowed it down to the -7A...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,632
Posted By coopGT
Best RV for first build?

Good evening all! I am waiting for my training project to come in as I decide what is the best build for a first timer? I am 29 in the Charleston, WV area. I had my heart set on the 7A. However,...
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