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Forum: RV-14 03-16-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,460
Posted By JokerF22
Add me to the list. I found this damage to the...

Add me to the list. I found this damage to the aft shroud during my 50 hour oil change. The force was enough to snap one of the steel rods! Planning to order Robbins end caps tomorrow.
Forum: RV-14 02-27-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,644
Posted By JokerF22
I started flying my -14A in December and am...

I started flying my -14A in December and am hangared at KGYR. Anyone in the area is welcome to stop by. Email me (arkemad@gmail.com) and we can set something up. Cheers.
Forum: RV-14 01-11-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By JokerF22
There are 6 total #30 holes on VA-192A. The top 5...

There are 6 total #30 holes on VA-192A. The top 5 are called out to be dimpled on 47-19, step 10. The nut plate holes are dimpled #40. The center hole of the nut plate isnít dimpled because it takes...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-17-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,171
Posted By JokerF22
I have about 4 hours on the engine. Iíll have an...

I have about 4 hours on the engine. Iíll have an A&P take a look at the cylinder.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-16-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,171
Posted By JokerF22
Back with some pictures and thoughts. I pulled...

Back with some pictures and thoughts.

I pulled four spark plugs today, both on #2 and the top ones from 1/3 to compare and look inside the bores. The plug pictured is from the bottom side of #2, so...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-15-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,171
Posted By JokerF22
Temps were high on the first flight, close to the...

Temps were high on the first flight, close to the range you mentioned. This was mostly due to my error in pulling the throttle back instead of the CS prop. My first flight was only 0.5 hours, but I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-14-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,171
Posted By JokerF22
Leaking Exhaust Slip Joint

I've flown my RV-14A five times so far and have seen somewhat consistent, but minor, fluid leakage out of the #2 exhaust slip joint (1st pic below). The substance blows out of the joint and a little...
Forum: Primers 11-29-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,363
Posted By JokerF22
Congrats on getting started. Youíre going to have...

Congrats on getting started. Youíre going to have a lot of fun. Take the time to look over the Primer sectionís history in the forums; every conceivable question has been asked and answered there....
Forum: RV-14 11-19-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By JokerF22
I used Aeropoxy Light to blend the seams. Itís...

I used Aeropoxy Light to blend the seams. Itís extremely light and has a higher thermal tolerance than west systems. Iím post-paint now and am extremely happy with the decision to cover the seams....
Forum: RV-14 07-14-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By JokerF22
If itís only slightly oversized, then pry the...

If itís only slightly oversized, then pry the powder coated portion open just a bit with a screwdriver. Iíve found that powder coating thickness can vary slightly. If itís way off, double check part...
Forum: Primers 07-11-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By JokerF22
QB Fuselage Prep for Paint

Hi All-

I received my -14A QB fuselage and am at the point where the plans recommend to paint the cockpit if desired. My goal is to end up with a nice color of EkoCrylic over the top of SEM primer...
Forum: RV-14 12-06-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By JokerF22
I went through that a few weeks ago. I spent...

I went through that a few weeks ago. I spent SOOOO much time looking through the plans to find out where I was missing that step. In the end, I did the same as you all and riveted before gluing the...
Forum: RV-14 10-28-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,289
Posted By JokerF22
A rare mistake from Vans i suppose. I?ll call...

A rare mistake from Vans i suppose. I?ll call them tomorrow. Thanks for checking.
Forum: RV-14 10-28-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,289
Posted By JokerF22
Elevator 09-07 Step 5 Match Drilling

Morning All-

On 09-07 step 5, I?m supposed to match drill #40 through the trim tab spar into the trim tab hinge. However, my E-01405 spar only has #30 holes. I?ve looked forward in the plans and...
Forum: RV-14 09-10-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,454
Posted By JokerF22
I believe this is addressed in the annotated...

I believe this is addressed in the annotated plans in the link below. Posted by HAL pilot and is very helpful.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xu5p6f4l7tso79j/AABHaMhiVWFGoal2bU0ck0pJa?dl=0

Good luck.
Forum: RV-14 07-25-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,213
Posted By JokerF22
Just a quick follow-up...I finally figured out...

Just a quick follow-up...I finally figured out what my problem was (one of them, at least). Whenever I opened up the order form on mobile or iPad, the costs are NOT listed on the right. It's blank! ...
Forum: RV-14 07-21-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,213
Posted By JokerF22
Thanks for the response. I?ve looked at the order...

Thanks for the response. I?ve looked at the order form, but maybe I?m missing the obvious. Here?s the cost breakdown from Vans:

Empennage - 4335
Wing - 8045 (SB)
Fuselage - 9975 (SB)
Finish kit -...
Forum: RV-14 07-21-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,213
Posted By JokerF22
RV Quickbuild Cost Timeline

Hi all-

I?ve looked around a little, but couldn?t seem to find any questions and answers about cost outlays and when they come due. I?m buying the empennage for the -14 in the next few weeks and am...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 05-19-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,831
Posted By JokerF22
I just moved to Verrado (Buckeye) two weeks ago...

I just moved to Verrado (Buckeye) two weeks ago and I?m starting a -14 this summer. Count me in!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,606
Posted By JokerF22
Any flying still going on tomorrow or is...

Any flying still going on tomorrow or is everything wrapped up?
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-28-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,119
Posted By JokerF22
Just out of curiosity, which company are you...

Just out of curiosity, which company are you using for financing? I'm in the market too but haven't started the search for a pre-approval yet. Thanks!
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