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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,713
Posted By JanRV6UK
Hi Michael Do you have a 2 slot or a 3 slot...

Hi Michael

Do you have a 2 slot or a 3 slot Deluxe quadrant ? I have been working on a few "upgrades" to make the movement much smoother .. and also have two levels on the friction lock .. i.e. one...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,501
Posted By JanRV6UK
If you ever think of buying new cylinder -...

If you ever think of buying new cylinder - Consider Grove : http://www.groveaircraft.com/rvmc.html

They have internal return spring - and the end is adjustable to you can set up a suitable tilt for...
Forum: Safety 04-01-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,733
Posted By JanRV6UK
Ameri King

How Norwegians 'solve' the Ameri King problem : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-cIpmgsbac&feature=youtu.be

Have a good weekend ... and safe flight
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-23-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,380
Posted By JanRV6UK
Question

Hi,

May I ask what make and model starter you have fitted ?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-18-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,965
Posted By JanRV6UK
Primer is a tube

I have often wondered how effective it is to put primer inside a tube that is not properly cleaned ... how do you know that the primer will stick to the wall ??

I know a lot of people will have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,964
Posted By JanRV6UK
Alodine on its own add zero weight and is an...

Alodine on its own add zero weight and is an excellent corrosion treatment – and yes all you have to do is to stick the bits in a tub of nasty chemicals - i.e. do not drink the stuff of put your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,024
Posted By JanRV6UK
Do you have a oil lubricator in your air line ? ...

Do you have a oil lubricator in your air line ? Great way to keep oil mist in all your tools... Just remember to put a T before the oil lubricator so you can have a separate air feed - and a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,840
Posted By JanRV6UK
Hi Larry, Might be a good idea to use a spring...

Hi Larry,

Might be a good idea to use a spring balance so you can see what force you need to move the flap mechanism. Everyone have different opinions about what is a 'bit tight' .. nice to have...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-03-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,516
Posted By JanRV6UK
Thanks for the that Mike ... I think my good...

Thanks for the that Mike ... I think my good deal is starting to look like not such a good deal any more .. ;-) ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,465
Posted By JanRV6UK
Logic does not always work here :) Each CAA body...

Logic does not always work here :)

Each CAA body in Europe have there own ?particularities? ....

If the Polish CAA have asked if a ?flutter test have been done? ... no question that a statement...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-02-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,516
Posted By JanRV6UK
Chris, Thanks for you comments - looks like you...

Chris,

Thanks for you comments - looks like you memory is just as bad as mine ;-) ... I am just outside Durham in the North East ...

Mike,

I am having a good look at your blog - Per say the work...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-02-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,665
Posted By JanRV6UK
Hi, Suggest you look at this unit -...

Hi,

Suggest you look at this unit - http://buy-ei.com/portfolio/mvp-50p-overview/

The kit you get is complete with all the probes .. Very good probes so I am told .. Not flying yet .. but did a lot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,892
Posted By JanRV6UK
Just in front of the fuel selector works very...

Just in front of the fuel selector works very well - Depending on how good you are at sheet-metal work ... easy to make a few brackets and a cover.

Some good photos on other posts - if you can not...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-02-2016, 02:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,516
Posted By JanRV6UK
Polyester vs Epoxy RV-6 cowling

I am thinking of replacing my very old RV6 Polyester cowling (never fitted) with a new style epoxy cowling ? Question I have is this.

As I intend to fit a IO360M1B ? With an internal vertical plenum...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,722
Posted By JanRV6UK
Yep ... it is what I enjoy about this building...

Yep ... it is what I enjoy about this building stuff ... learning new things .. and hopefully not have to make to many parts in the process .... I think by the time I am done, I will have made 3 ......
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,722
Posted By JanRV6UK
Hi It all depend on the etch primer you use ......

Hi

It all depend on the etch primer you use ... http://www.paintservices.com/pr30b-etch-primer/

That etch primer is excellent alternative to Alodine. But may not be available in all parts of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,722
Posted By JanRV6UK
One point here ... If you use Alodine - then do...

One point here ... If you use Alodine - then do not use a etch primer .. use epoxy primer ... Etch primer (typical very light coat, almost translucent) to be applied on surface that has no other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2016, 05:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,744
Posted By JanRV6UK
would expect not much room over the pilots head...

would expect not much room over the pilots head for the standard RV center section :-) ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-23-2016, 05:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,428
Posted By JanRV6UK
Hei Alf, If you want to "prove" it is not the...

Hei Alf,

If you want to "prove" it is not the wired from the switch to the contactor ... run your good 12V test feed directly on the wire connected to the ACS starter switch ... or even simpler .....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,132
Posted By JanRV6UK
I have a question regarding the photo above, -...

I have a question regarding the photo above, - What is the 2024-T3 material thickness for the blue ELT bracket riveted to the stringers ? .050 or .040 ??

I rather make one myself than buying it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,944
Posted By JanRV6UK
The more people you ask .. generally the more...

The more people you ask .. generally the more complicated things get :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-31-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,026
Posted By JanRV6UK
Good luck !

Good luck !
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-17-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,744
Posted By JanRV6UK
I have sent you an email to your Yahoo account ...

I have sent you an email to your Yahoo account ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,751
Posted By JanRV6UK
What do you need ? Just the cut out template of...

What do you need ? Just the cut out template of the hole .. or a photo at the right size for layout purpose ??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,929
Posted By JanRV6UK
Interesting how the 'plastic' have split due to...

Interesting how the 'plastic' have split due to the heat - As you say they are in that place to stop dirt and grime. Who is the supplier of the cable ? I wonder what the temperature rating is of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,060
Posted By JanRV6UK
Now one question ... I wonder if all 2X guns are...

Now one question ... I wonder if all 2X guns are the same ? Sure, build quality of the gun will differ .. but will a top of the range industrial gun give better result than I cheap 2X clone ??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,060
Posted By JanRV6UK
You need a 3Xgun - You are driving the rivet for...

You need a 3Xgun - You are driving the rivet for too long with not enough force and deforming the manufactured head - not the shop head....
Forum: Safety 12-14-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,900
Posted By JanRV6UK
Hmm I wonder how many RV6 have the same pushrod ...

Hmm I wonder how many RV6 have the same pushrod scraping the top of the cut out in F-605 and hitting the underside of the flap cover .....
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-10-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,226
Posted By JanRV6UK
Hi, Would it be possible for you to confirm what...

Hi,

Would it be possible for you to confirm what thickness the plate is ? I assume it is .032 2024-T3 ??

I like the idea of mounting it on the stringers ...

Best regards

Jan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,146
Posted By JanRV6UK
Good idea to use some cutting oil as well .. any...

Good idea to use some cutting oil as well .. any oil is better than trying to drill dry ..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,352
Posted By JanRV6UK
Unfortunately for us - Felicity no longer works...

Unfortunately for us - Felicity no longer works for them :-(
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,877
Posted By JanRV6UK
If the drill tip is loose - or if you can wriggle...

If the drill tip is loose - or if you can wriggle it a bit ... - you could see if you could get it out with a strong magnet (Rear Earth Neodymium NdFeB) .... or electro magnet ....
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-06-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,765
Posted By JanRV6UK
Sent you a PM ...

Sent you a PM ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,336
Posted By JanRV6UK
German quality ... expensive .. but very good ...

German quality ... expensive .. but very good ...
Forum: Tools 12-06-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,145
Posted By JanRV6UK
Then it would be a hand warmer ......... :)

Then it would be a hand warmer ......... :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,352
Posted By JanRV6UK
Alodine is not durable with respect to physical...

Alodine is not durable with respect to physical handling. I use 2 pack etch primer - after Alumiprep .. and that is very durable ....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,352
Posted By JanRV6UK
I spoke to a technical representative from PPG...

I spoke to a technical representative from PPG many years ago here in England - He said not to use an Etch primer over Alodined surface - The Etch primer is to etch the non treated aluminium - Not a...
Forum: Painting your RV 11-24-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,881
Posted By JanRV6UK
Great idea ! - One thing ... is the motor in the...

Great idea ! - One thing ... is the motor in the fan brushless ? i.e. no risk of any sparks igniting any flammable vapor ?
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-23-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,569
Posted By JanRV6UK
Thanks for your comment ? I have been away from...

Thanks for your comment ? I have been away from the project for some time due to travelling this year ? I ?found? this old thread from earlier this year. ...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-22-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,939
Posted By JanRV6UK
Hi Colin, I have exact the same issue on my 6....

Hi Colin,

I have exact the same issue on my 6. Did you replace the two F633 in the end ? Moving them down a little bit ... Did you by any change measure the back and forth movement of the pushrod ?...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-22-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,569
Posted By JanRV6UK
F689 - Lock to lock travel ?

F689 - Lock to lock travel ?

I got the elevator push rod in place ? Wondering about how much it has to move ?end to end? for me to get correct up and down elevator ? Without the tube hitting the...
Forum: Reviews 11-16-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,815
Posted By JanRV6UK
Classic Aero

Just some positive feedback - I bought a set of carpets for my (so slooow build) RV6

The two (small) side carpets that goes behind the seat and up along the fuselage did not fit perfectly ... ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-16-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,010
Views: 1,470,424
Posted By JanRV6UK
Bret, Vans battery box is made from steel - Are...

Bret,

Vans battery box is made from steel - Are you not worried about all that aluminium on the front of the firewall holding a heavy battery in case of a fire ??
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-01-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,837
Posted By JanRV6UK
Not all crimps are created equal...

Not all crimps are created equal...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,529
Posted By JanRV6UK
SB99-06 .. that is the one ... How time fly :-)

SB99-06 .. that is the one ... How time fly :-)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,529
Posted By JanRV6UK
I have the very first rudder pedals that VAN did...

I have the very first rudder pedals that VAN did for the RV6 – Supplied non painted and with no gusset at the intersection of the 4 drops with the large tube. I had the gussets TIG welded in place...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-27-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,320
Posted By JanRV6UK
Thanks Bruce

Thanks Bruce
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-26-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,320
Posted By JanRV6UK
Thanks ! and would I be correct in saying that...

Thanks !

and would I be correct in saying that you used countersunk -3 rivets to secure the braket to the firewall ? Looks that way from the shop head ...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-25-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,739
Posted By JanRV6UK
Thanks ! :-)

Thanks ! :-)
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-25-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,822
Posted By JanRV6UK
Suggested fitting a Andair Gasculator in each...

Suggested fitting a Andair Gasculator in each wing root ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-25-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,320
Posted By JanRV6UK
Bruce, When you secured the valve to the...

Bruce,

When you secured the valve to the firewall - did you also use a doubler plate on the forward side of the firewall ? Looks to me as if the bracket is secured with -3 rivets ?
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-24-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,739
Posted By JanRV6UK
Thanks Bill - I am going FI, no question on that...

Thanks Bill - I am going FI, no question on that - Have already installed the pump and the pipes in the centre section - just not drilled the hole yet for the fuel fitting. My plan is to have the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-24-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,739
Posted By JanRV6UK
Control cable hole locations Question ....

http://i57.tinypic.com/o58f9f.jpg

I am working on the firewall forward layout ? My choice of engine - IO-320-D1A, or if my budget will allow IO-360-B1B

My question is regarding the control cables...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-24-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,106
Posted By JanRV6UK
Thanks for the feedback !

Thanks for the feedback !
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-24-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,822
Posted By JanRV6UK
Check your mail box..

Check your mail box..
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-31-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,971
Posted By JanRV6UK
Hi Mycool, I have been building a RV6 for a very...

Hi Mycool,

I have been building a RV6 for a very long time ... no holes in my kit :-) ... I made the spar as well .. I have no web site .. but loads of photos .. let me know what you like to have a...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-16-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,259
Posted By JanRV6UK
If you want to scratch build a 2 seater side by...

If you want to scratch build a 2 seater side by side from Vans - Buy the RV6 drawings from someone and get there builders number ... The RV6 drawings was done for scratch building .. i.e. you have...
Forum: Job Board 07-16-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,158
Posted By JanRV6UK
Antoine - you need to get an American girlfriend...

Antoine - you need to get an American girlfriend and your Boeing problem is solved ;-) ...
Forum: Painting your RV 06-27-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,052
Posted By JanRV6UK
That is looking good ;-) ..

That is looking good ;-) ..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,730
Posted By JanRV6UK
Well ... I am not building a 10 .. so can not...

Well ... I am not building a 10 .. so can not comment .. BUT ... if its not for a nutplate - Then I would have thought any other type would have been better than the CCR26 in that location !

When...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,730
Posted By JanRV6UK
Rodrigo - The rivet looks fine - but its the...

Rodrigo - The rivet looks fine - but its the wrong one for the job ... as said above .. ONLY use that one for securing nutplates if you can not get in to buck the rivet to secure the nutplates - Here...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,730
Posted By JanRV6UK
They are the type that you use for nutplates,...

They are the type that you use for nutplates, right ? You pull the stem out and all you are left with is a "hole" .. and what looks like a "not very well set shop head" :-) ... What you have...
Forum: Tools 06-15-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,388
Posted By JanRV6UK
How about looking on eBay ? If you can get an...

How about looking on eBay ? If you can get an old 3 or 4 ft foot operated Shear or Brake you will find them both a great help when making small parts.
Forum: Tools 06-08-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,724
Posted By JanRV6UK
Also look on eBay ... Second hand 'Cleco E2' ...

Also look on eBay ... Second hand 'Cleco E2' Made by Ingersoll Rand are excellent .. Very fine control .. I have one that must be close to 20 years old .. small light weight and still works perfect...
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