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Forum: Tools 03-04-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,027
Posted By TASEsq
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZyZQHtqdHBRmH8yun...

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZyZQHtqdHBRmH8yunlE8EvPa2dALHfEE/view
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-13-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,134
Posted By TASEsq
Hi Yves, Makes sense re the diode - thank you....

Hi Yves,

Makes sense re the diode - thank you.

Those are great ideas re the printing, especially the CB strain relief clips. Nice!
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-09-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,134
Posted By TASEsq
That’s a beautifully neat install! What’s the...

That’s a beautifully neat install!

What’s the purpose of the diodes on the keep alive terminal block?

Did you 3d print those static line clips? (They are a great idea). Can you share some photos...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By TASEsq
Wouldnít it be a 2.5g along the axis of the elt?...

Wouldnít it be a 2.5g along the axis of the elt? (Forward / Aft - like a quick deceleration). If you mounted the ELT vertically it might be an issue?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-30-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By TASEsq
Iíve removed one of mine 4 times now fixing a...

Iíve removed one of mine 4 times now fixing a leak and I used a shard of cracked canopy (acrylic?) which I sharpened on the sander. A pallet knife also helps.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-28-2021, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,470
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks for your help Bob, I think Iíve decided...

Thanks for your help Bob,

I think Iíve decided to ground my pitot locally (unregulated and on the opposite wing to the magnetometer), and return my land/taxi lights back to the wing root and ground...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-20-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,470
Posted By TASEsq
I’m not sure re primer in the holes. I had no...

I’m not sure re primer in the holes. I had no issues getting rivets in so it’s probably ok.

If I keep the return wire do I include this length in the voltage drop calculations?
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-20-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,470
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks for the replies, As to local grounds - I...

Thanks for the replies,

As to local grounds - I had assumed from what I read on here that everything needed a ground back to the firewall to avoid noise? So I had planned my wings this way...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-20-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,470
Posted By TASEsq
Thank you for the explanation. Makes sense....

Thank you for the explanation. Makes sense.

What about the 0.5v voltage drop maximum? I didn’t think you were allowed to have more than this due to the heat increase in the wire would be too...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-19-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,470
Posted By TASEsq
Wire Size Round Trip or Not

I am planning wiring for my wings and want to use the Garmin GAP26 pitot.

I measure it probably to be around 20ft in wire length from the panel out to the pitot. (40ft would be the return length)....
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-09-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,321
Posted By TASEsq
I had the same problem here when I needed just a...

I had the same problem here when I needed just a few terminals - so I asked Stein what their connectors were and they very very graciously gave me a cross reference of their connectors with original...
Forum: RV-14 01-06-2021, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,958
Posted By TASEsq
Same experience...

Same experience here:
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-lxkCTjIpfvk/XIhk0-cYAYI/AAAAAAAASnk/vz1iRlM7fSM6Gj9bGevv37qVhkGPWEDqACKgBGAs/s1600/IMG_3177.JPG
Forum: RV-14 01-04-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By TASEsq
The side skins extent forward 29Ē from the...

The side skins extent forward 29Ē from the baggage bulkhead with an Ďarmí which I reckon would make it impossible to stand up vertically unless you build some kind of box for it to sit on. The arms...
Forum: RV-14 01-04-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By TASEsq
I agree! I went to all that trouble of making...

I agree! I went to all that trouble of making them flush then right above them is the HS gap fairing with pan head screws. #headslap
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-03-2021, 02:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,355
Posted By TASEsq
The trouble with being on the other side of the...

The trouble with being on the other side of the planet is procuring stuff like fuel tank sealant. Almost all the shops here use semkits and just charge them on to the client - even if 5 grams was...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-03-2021, 01:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,355
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks Rob - yes, I tare out a big and a small...

Thanks Rob - yes, I tare out a big and a small popsicle stick at the start.
Forum: RV-14 12-29-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,883
Posted By TASEsq
As a data point......

As a data point...

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0278/6381/0146/files/h3r-aviation-halon-1211-sds-05-24-19.pdf?v=1602624007
Forum: RV-14 12-28-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,883
Posted By TASEsq
I had not heard of this AC and found it very...

I had not heard of this AC and found it very interesting. However I donít think it supports your statement above - given our cabins are much smaller than an air carrier I would assume we exceed the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-20-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,355
Posted By TASEsq
Hey Scott - yes 10 parts white and 1 part black....

Hey Scott - yes 10 parts white and 1 part black. My first pint can was AC-350 which was a very dark grey color, but I could not source a can of that locally here so had to ring the bank manager and...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-19-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,355
Posted By TASEsq
Thumbs up Thanks for the Proseal trick

Just a quick thank you to Scott McDaniels and Van’s for the great fuel tank video.

It was released when I had only one rib to go on each tank but I thought I would try the fuel tube trick for...
Forum: RV-14 12-14-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By TASEsq
I rounded my edges and later realised that this...

I rounded my edges and later realised that this edge interfaces with the rudder fairings and I ended up filling the little gap with micro.

If I did it again I would leave it pointy but not sharp.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-04-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,275
Posted By TASEsq
Great!! (Insert sinking feeling and ďoh **** I...

Great!!

(Insert sinking feeling and ďoh **** I hope he doesnít tell me not to do it the way I just finished doing it last weekĒ)
Forum: Primers 11-30-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,581
Posted By TASEsq
I'm 609 hours into my build (doing my fuel tanks...

I'm 609 hours into my build (doing my fuel tanks now), and I have 68 hours of prep / priming time.

So i think you can say 10% more time for priming as an estimate.

My process is using Stewart...
Forum: RV-14 11-30-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,047
Posted By TASEsq
Question Fuel sender screw sealing

I was wondering if anyone had sealed over the back of their fuel sender screws?

I was thinking when i dry installed them today, that it wouldn't be that hard to cover the whole nutplate and screw...
Forum: Fiberglass 10-15-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,891
Posted By TASEsq
Thatís the way I did it. I first cut the VS side...

Thatís the way I did it. I first cut the VS side and glued it back together using straight edges to keep it the correct shape. Then reinforced it with cloth and flox inside. Then buttered micro on...
Forum: Fiberglass 10-13-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,891
Posted By TASEsq
I found that the front piece (on top of the VS)...

I found that the front piece (on top of the VS) was too wide - much thicker than the part on top of the rudder. I cut a small wedge out of the top of it with a dremel and squeezed it thinner - this...
Forum: RV-14 10-12-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,331
Posted By TASEsq
because it's aerobatic of course!

because it's aerobatic of course!
Forum: RV-14 10-09-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,094
Posted By TASEsq
I completely assembled mine using the called out...

I completely assembled mine using the called out bolts but just hardware store standard nuts (SS). Then did all the fairings and then disassembled - it is all now in storage in cradles while I work...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-06-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,556
Posted By TASEsq
I didn't think the wing walk doublers go over the...

I didn't think the wing walk doublers go over the rear spar? (they end short of the spar).
Forum: RV-14 10-01-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,497
Posted By TASEsq
We have these in a One Design and they work very...

We have these in a One Design and they work very well. You just rotate 180 degrees to close. We've had it fully open into the airflow at 200kts indicated. Ours has a doubler on the inside skin....
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By TASEsq
No - they are not dimpled as the AD-41 is not a...

No - they are not dimpled as the AD-41 is not a flush rivet. I think step 7 on page 7-07 is hinting at this by giving you reference to the rivet locations on 7-12.

Hereís what my leading edge...
Forum: RV-14 09-24-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
Posted By TASEsq
Great service!

An update from the excellent folks at the factory - it seems this part was manufactured by their supplier incorrectly. The 2 flanges left in the bin at the factory were also incorrect (so check your...
Forum: RV-14 09-23-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
Posted By TASEsq
Question VA-112 fuel drain flange countersinks

Iím preparing my tanks to get the black goop out this week and checking the fit of everything, Iíve noticed the va112 fuel drain flanges are countersunk waaaay too deep for the called out AD3-4...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-13-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,133
Posted By TASEsq
My state went through the same thing at the start...

My state went through the same thing at the start of the year, and while I wasnít affected, had friends who lost houses and one whose deck was burned before the air tanker hit it. Itís a selective...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-12-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,133
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks Scott, Thatís good to hear. Appreciate...

Thanks Scott,

Thatís good to hear. Appreciate your reply. Hope you guys are safe re the bushfires.

Out of interest, is there any issue with using the Alumiprep and a scotchbrite on the fuel tank...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-12-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,133
Posted By TASEsq
Contamination? on Fuel Tank Ribs

My fuel tank ribs (2024-T3 ALCLAD) seem to have some kind of contamination on the surface - it doesnít come off with acetone. These have been sitting on a shelf in a dry room (50-60% humidity). The...
Forum: Tools 09-11-2020, 11:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,910
Posted By TASEsq
Donít have a third hand?

You take an old pair or snips and cut a ďVĒ in the end of a hacksaw blade. You can then squeeze the adel ears together with a pair of pliers with one hand, slip the hacksaw blade onto the threads of...
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,353
Posted By TASEsq
Mine are all riveted but not attached to the...

Mine are all riveted but not attached to the spars yet - and they are very flexible in torsion across their span. This will go away I am certain once the skin edges are fixed to the spar.
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,353
Posted By TASEsq
Landing Light Lenses

Due to Covid and the lack of a bucking partner Iíve not been able to install my top wing skins. So I moved onto the leading edges, but I believe I canít rivet these to the spars as yet because the...
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 151,363
Posted By TASEsq
Thanks Scott - i didn't really want to remove it!

Thanks Scott - i didn't really want to remove it!
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 151,363
Posted By TASEsq
Well that’s interesting! I just checked as well...

Well that’s interesting! I just checked as well and I only have 8 holes on each side, not 9 as you mentioned! I don’t recall there being any step mentioned about drilling another hole and in my case...
Forum: RV-14 09-07-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 151,363
Posted By TASEsq
Hi Ray, That’s interesting - mine had 9 holes a...

Hi Ray,

That’s interesting - mine had 9 holes a side, the aft most one was drilled to #30 and dimpled at page 07-04 step 2 ready for countersinking they fairing at a later date.

EDIT: I can’t...
Forum: RV-14 09-01-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,684
Posted By TASEsq
Yeah itís not too bad - but a shame we are not...

Yeah itís not too bad - but a shame we are not allowed to leave our little part of it!
Forum: RV-14 08-31-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,684
Posted By TASEsq
Have a look at page 09-10. My yoke on the...

Have a look at page 09-10.

My yoke on the pneumatic squeezer fit fine:
https://tasrv14.blogspot.com/2019/04/9-0914-elevator-parts-dimpling-trim-tab.html?m=1#postLightBox-6
Forum: RV-14 08-31-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,684
Posted By TASEsq
I got my countersink cutter from Cleveland - i...

I got my countersink cutter from Cleveland - i found i didn't need the notched yoke - my yoke fit fine, but did need some grinding down later on when i got to the wings....
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-24-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,919
Posted By TASEsq
Follow up

Thanks Scott for your constant input on this forum and especially this thread. It helped me gain the confidence I needed in the early stages.

I’ve moved on from your advice (I did indeed begin a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,205
Posted By TASEsq
Is there anyway to sell this as an electronic...

Is there anyway to sell this as an electronic copy?

Like the EAA flight test book, I would love a copy but the price triples when you try and send a stack of paper around the world!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,549
Posted By TASEsq
I can't work out how to add an additional poll...

I can't work out how to add an additional poll answer sorry!!

I thought people could add their own but i must've clicked on the wrong box.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,549
Posted By TASEsq
What colour did you paint your wing landing light cavity?

Thinking ahead to this step - what colour did everyone paint their landing light cavities?

If anyone has any photos that would be great!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,609
Posted By TASEsq
We used an electrically reversible pump and an...

We used an electrically reversible pump and an external hydraulic fitting. We use a DPDT panel switch to reverse the polarity of the motor and suck in via an external hydraulic fitting. When itís...
Forum: RV-14 07-15-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,438
Posted By TASEsq
Question Flute Wing Skin J-Stiffners?

After dimpling the wing skin J-Stiffners, i note they have almost a whole hole width (3/32") of curve in the centre. I am thinking that this could apply a force on the skins when it get pulled into...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By TASEsq
No worries! I went with the kit standard caps...

No worries!

I went with the kit standard caps in my -14 which are the plastic ?SPRL? ones. I?m hoping by the time I finish Newton has produced the aluminium version, but having the plastic ones in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,323
Posted By TASEsq
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=180146
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,317
Posted By TASEsq
I?m just doing this step today and as I...

I?m just doing this step today and as I understand it only the outboard bracket gets the tab removed.
Forum: RV-14 06-08-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,544
Posted By TASEsq
Don?t worry - a mate of mine (pilot, non-builder)...

Don?t worry - a mate of mine (pilot, non-builder) was over and looking at my half riveted skins on the HS. He casually remarked:
?how come one of the holes isn?t dimpled??
?Oh, that?s where a nut...
Forum: RV-14 06-07-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,544
Posted By TASEsq
On page 16-04 Step 2 it asks you to countersink...

On page 16-04 Step 2 it asks you to countersink the #19 holes to fit a #8 screw dimple. Would these be the holes you are referring to?

Not sure about the fuel tanks section though - not up to that...
Forum: RV-14 06-07-2020, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,306
Posted By TASEsq
Thank you, I?m 50/50 on how to proceed honestly....

Thank you,

I?m 50/50 on how to proceed honestly. Don?t want to flatten that many dimples really but on further consideration i realise the holes where the screws go for the wing root fairing will...
Forum: RV-14 06-03-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,306
Posted By TASEsq
Dimpled the wrong hole club

So i am a member of the club - despite planning not to, i have ended up dimpling the top flange on the innermost wing rib on one side (the rib underneath the wing walk doubler) - just the one rib,...
Forum: International 05-13-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,572
Posted By TASEsq
I?ve found http://aeroparts.com.au to be really...

I?ve found http://aeroparts.com.au to be really good for things like proseal. I get my EkoPoxy direct from Stewart?s.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-10-2020, 03:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,516
Posted By TASEsq
Would you have any pics of your method?

Would you have any pics of your method?
Forum: RV-14 05-09-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,119
Posted By TASEsq
That?s the way I did it (904 flange on the...

That?s the way I did it (904 flange on the inside). There?s a few pics on the blog entry for that day if you wanted to see how it looked....
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,847
Posted By TASEsq
What kind of connector did you use? The shield is...

What kind of connector did you use? The shield is hefty on the Garmin probe and I wasn?t sure if the shield needed a pin to match the gauge of the wire. (Something to do with lightning strike...
Forum: RV-14 04-05-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,160
Posted By TASEsq
Page 22-03 Fig 2?...

Page 22-03 Fig 2?...
Forum: RV-14 03-30-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,292
Posted By TASEsq
While I am on this step, can anyone clear up a...

While I am on this step, can anyone clear up a plans confusion for me.

Page 12-11:


But on page 12-12:


There is a callout for a k1000 nutplate here on page 12-12 so Im guessing countersinking is...
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