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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By pazmanyflyer
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=194405
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-07-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 529
Posted By pazmanyflyer
FS: Dynon 10" Touch (SOLD)

I too am updating to the HDX and have a 10" touch for sale.

SOLD - Thanks for looking!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-02-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Well if you're looking (or any one else is) I...

Well if you're looking (or any one else is) I have a Dynon 10" Touch for sale. PM me if interested.
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-02-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Yup. The VP-X allows for this when you set it up.

Yup. The VP-X allows for this when you set it up.
Forum: Propellers 03-31-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,340
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Falcon Field Mesa

I had mine done by Andy Elliot. He goes by N729LS here on VAF. He was at Falcon Field in Mesa, AZ. No current contact with him so I'm not sure if he still does Dynamic Prop Balancing but I would try...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,630
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Wing root fairings..check!

Fitting, trimming, drilling oh my!

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Newest option to post images on VAF

Newest option to post images on VAF
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-16-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,993
Posted By pazmanyflyer
UTOOB https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HdqLQEpZoA

UTOOB
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HdqLQEpZoA
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-13-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,993
Posted By pazmanyflyer
He states HP increase.

He states HP increase.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-09-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,762
Posted By pazmanyflyer
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/mepages/pia...

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/mepages/pianohinge.php
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-03-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,428
Posted By pazmanyflyer
That right end is cut at an angle (beveled) and...

That right end is cut at an angle (beveled) and you're looking at the front view. This front view shows you a solid line being the front edge and the dotted line as being the rear edge of the angle...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-23-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By pazmanyflyer
FYI - Might want to read this recent thread...

FYI - Might want to read this recent thread regarding HW tanks.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=192181&highlight=tank
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,686
Posted By pazmanyflyer
smoke system

Almost finished the cabin side install of my smoke-system-helper.

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,402
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Rivets not yet installed. It's clecoed in with...

Rivets not yet installed. It's clecoed in with that hole missing a cleco. There will also be AN3 along the side. I know the bolts are tight there (close tolerance) and I want I do not want to have an...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-08-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Use your deburring tool...carefully...until it...

Use your deburring tool...carefully...until it fits.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,402
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Completed right / left fuel supply and vent line...

Completed right / left fuel supply and vent line fabrication.

Note: Nevermind the wire location. I'm not done securing all my runs yet. These will be above the fuel line when complete.

8070 8071...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,035
Posted By pazmanyflyer
They're plenty open about it. The FWF kit they...

They're plenty open about it. The FWF kit they offer is not required to finish your aircraft. It is a package they put together to better serve their customers over the customer sourcing all these...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Same here. Everything Dynon but the EFIS was...

Same here. Everything Dynon but the EFIS was through him. The cables are easy to do. Buy the long cable and extra connector kits. Cut down the long cable to specific lengths for your build. Cheaper...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-03-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 128,641
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Annoying for sure. Luckily I saw that proximity...

Annoying for sure. Luckily I saw that proximity issue mentioned by previous builders. When it was time for it I moved the FW fuel penetration 5/8" away from the contactor for clearance and just...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-28-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By pazmanyflyer
KFHU-KDHT-KMLE

https://navmonster.com/flight/KFHU-KDHT-KMLE&

This gives you 1 stop with your 2 hour legs. Keeps you on the south side of the big rocks going NE. Dalhart, TX is a good stop when traveling from...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-18-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,304
Posted By pazmanyflyer
E6000 is what I'm using. Works very well.

E6000 is what I'm using. Works very well.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-07-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By pazmanyflyer
From Van's about hinge and pins that should help...

From Van's about hinge and pins that should help you sort it out.

https://www.vansaircraft.com/faq-technical-builder-items/about-rv-kit-hinges/
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-04-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,704
Posted By pazmanyflyer
As suggested to me by other VAF builders, get...

As suggested to me by other VAF builders, get yourself a switching DC power supply like shown below. It has been working great for me. You can get the larger amp (45 / 60) versions depending on your...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-25-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By pazmanyflyer
https://vansairforce.net/poh.htm

https://vansairforce.net/poh.htm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,402
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Progress - Drilled rear wing spars.

Another milestone completed today at the hangar. Both wings sweep and triangulation less than an 1/8" difference, the incidence at 3 points on each wing at 0.1 degrees and the flaps fit great so I...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-10-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Provided by Randy Lervold: "Standard MS...

Provided by Randy Lervold:
"Standard MS replacement for the caliper o-rings is MS28775-218. The Viton o-ring upgrade is 2-218V-75 and are available in either black or brown. They are available from:...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-04-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 966
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Double check o-ring part #

To be safe double check the o-ring. They sell Matco brakes now (and have for a number of years) and you have the Cleveland. Not sure if they are interchangeable.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-04-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,734
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Have you verified what the charge was for the...

Have you verified what the charge was for the part or shipping? Dynon uses UPS and that sounds about UPS normal rate for the smallest of packages.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,034
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Progress continues

So this happened today...:D

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,839
Posted By pazmanyflyer
No OSH so used my vaca for building time instead....

No OSH so used my vaca for building time instead. Actaul time was Monday thru Sunday.
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,438
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I'll have to go back to the FB page they posted...

I'll have to go back to the FB page they posted on but they stated $377 USD. Search for them under BERINGER AERO for their details.

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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-15-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,278
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Pushrod rubbing

Here's a thread on VAF that might help you locate the issue. Easy fix.

https://vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=54390
http://www.europa.com/~swayze/RV-7A/Fuselage/100_7498%20(Small).JPG
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-12-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By pazmanyflyer
DWG 41 has the part numbers. 3350

DWG 41 has the part numbers.

3350
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-09-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Following the 360 variants it doesn't look like...

Following the 360 variants it doesn't look like your engine has an option for a CS prop.

HO-360-B1B
180 hp (134 kW) at 2900 rpm, Minimum fuel grade 91/96 avgas, compression ratio 8.50:1. Same as the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,827
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Left bottom wing skins done.

With the help of a good friend (Tom Velvick) we spent 7 hours riveting the bottom skins on to the left wing of my 7. FYI - If you haven't done this yet plan for full day for each wing or into several...
Forum: RV-10 10-04-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,243
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Thread post about it here...

Thread post about it here...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,240
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Similar for me on my 7. Had to remove about 1/2"...

Similar for me on my 7. Had to remove about 1/2" of powder coat for it to go all the way into the socket. Might need to double check...
Forum: RV-14 09-29-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,457
Posted By pazmanyflyer
https://shop.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/shop.cgi?ide...

https://shop.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/shop.cgi?ident=1601424735-242-435&browse=am&product=t-wheel

https://shop.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/shop.cgi?browse=airframe&product=tailwheel-assy
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-28-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By pazmanyflyer
You asking for the FI spider plug? If so F 1/8...

You asking for the FI spider plug? If so F 1/8 PIPE PLUG

https://www.vansaircraft.com/service-information-and-revisions/sb-18-05-21/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,306
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Definitely contact Leah at Gallagher. My...

Definitely contact Leah at Gallagher.

My builders risk coverage was $604/yr for $75K for complete RV7 project (w/ engine and avionics) at final assembly stage just before moving to the airport in...
Forum: Safety 09-09-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,503
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I ordered mine from B&B Aircraft Supplies....

I ordered mine from B&B Aircraft Supplies. AN363-518 or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,127
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Prepping bottom wing skins

Replaced crappy corrugated wire conduit (that I installed thinking it was ok then) with Rainbird irrigation conduit. MUCH better. Also brought out and dusted off the DRDT-2 to dimple the last few...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-04-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 1,164,536
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Here's my 7 VFR Dynon panel - not a 7A but close....

Here's my 7 VFR Dynon panel - not a 7A but close. I haven't painted or labeled yet.

2010
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-03-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By pazmanyflyer
RV7, XIO-360-M1B, Vetterman 4 pipe exhaust,...

RV7, XIO-360-M1B, Vetterman 4 pipe exhaust, perfect...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 975
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Are you asking for a cowl scoop or induction...

Are you asking for a cowl scoop or induction snorkel? If it is the scoop you can find the one you need from Van's at...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-27-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,402
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Here are some from my XIO-360-M1B...

Here are some from my XIO-360-M1B install.

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Note: I have changed the flat bar between the hangers to an angle for better support. The flat bar, as you can, see already has flex in it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Use the paperclip icon "attachments" that is...

Use the paperclip icon "attachments" that is above and to the left of the insert image icon.
Forum: Tools 08-22-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,078
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I think you're talking about the Terminal...

I think you're talking about the Terminal Tool.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_nw6qmkwwuYE/S7PsFPJZjKI/AAAAAAAACzY/iP75UiTipEg/s400/termtool_2.jpg
Photo by Bob Collins

I haven't seen these for sale in a...
Forum: Flight Testing 08-10-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,309
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I too watched that last night. Very interesting...

I too watched that last night. Very interesting watching the thought and action process of flight testing professionals. To stay more RV related Sean also has done test flights for the RV. Look for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,371
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Fought off a heat stroke in the hangar to finish...

Fought off a heat stroke in the hangar to finish the SB 14-01-31. It was a preemptive decision on my never flown 7. Now on to mounting the wings!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-24-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,260
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Burraway tool

https://www.yardstore.com/media/catalog/product/cache/10e8c9297a849c082d83f5bb771a3578/1/4/14840_1.jpg

Debur 3/32, 1/8 (and some other larger sizes) front and rear side of hole in single pass. Loved...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-23-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 51,655
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Inserting using "paper clip" method

Here are the steps from the "test" thread https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=184560
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,831
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I sourced my steel fittings from a local Parker...

I sourced my steel fittings from a local Parker Hose store. They had some on the shelf. See if there is one close to you. Or maybe any hydraulic hose fabricating store.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-04-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,946
Posted By pazmanyflyer
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3fgkUOsM...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/pw/ACtC-3fgkUOsMLE4_VZFwyjg8BOXojNlCYB2-6e5UGNeb-iEdJxWoZfe5kfHhAzo3HC6neguOd0ida31NrWWffj7JcZLv1j_oFd3RqWrnDNj4bdZf3l7cKop__h5zsamy3iql1bIk1tohQbiqWxPwZbJ4Slz=w842-h...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-21-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,318
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Have you checked with SteinAir...

Have you checked with SteinAir yet?
https://www.steinair.com/product/mini-keyswitch-2/
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-07-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,913
Views: 1,239,902
Posted By pazmanyflyer
More fun stuff added!

Took advantage of the sub 100 degree temps in Phoenix this weekend. Yesterday fellow builder/pilot Tom Velvick helped me reinstall and time my magnetos. Thanks again Tom! FWF (firewall forward) smoke...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-05-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,004
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I'm reinstalling my mags (returned from Champion...

I'm reinstalling my mags (returned from Champion for SB work) tomorrow morning. As mentioned removing the plugs relieves the compression build up so it's easier to turn the prop/crank for timing....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I would say access. Much easier to install/work...

I would say access. Much easier to install/work on/replace if necessary.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-25-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Walter Tundo made...

Walter Tundo made some.
http://rv7-a.com/n447rv_documents.htm
Forum: RV-14 05-18-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,936
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Scott, Does Vans have plans to offer a prepunched...

Scott,
Does Vans have plans to offer a prepunched top skin as an option to go along with the access kit if a builder has not yet installed it?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Unbalanced 6...

Unbalanced 6 rudder
http://www.vansairforce.net/Graphics/NoseTailArt/N466PGTailArt.jpg

Balanced 8 rudder
http://www.vansairforce.net/Graphics/NoseTailArt/IMGP0579.JPG

As Mike mentioned the counter...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,872
Posted By pazmanyflyer
Moved to the...

Moved to the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-03-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By pazmanyflyer
I'm currently at GYR.

I'm currently at GYR.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-03-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,187
Posted By pazmanyflyer
BIG things happening...

To me there are 5 BIG moments for building my RV7.

1. The BIG decision (which RV?)
2. The BIG cut (if you are building and don't know about this yet you will.)
3. The BIG move to the airport.
4. The...
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