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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-20-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By Jslow2
Sent you a pm

Sent you a pm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2022, 10:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,351
Posted By Jslow2
Lasers are extremely accurate, and don't wear out...

Lasers are extremely accurate, and don't wear out like a physical tool can.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-10-2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
More tank work.

Finished the ribs on the left tank, fabricated spacer for the Newton fuel cap since the hole in the skin is larger now.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-06-2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,000
Posted By Jslow2
The ph ones also include the poison sensor if I'm...

The ph ones also include the poison sensor if I'm not mistaken
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-03-2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
No proseal on fittings yet, just put them in to...

No proseal on fittings yet, just put them in to see the clearance with the sealed nutplates and the fuel pickup.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-03-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
Fuel tank work.

Fuel tank work.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-31-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Jslow2
Flame master tank sealant

I bought some tank sealant from vans. I have used tank sealant before, many years ago. When I used it, the A part was light grey, the stuff from vans is tan, and doesn't smell as I remember. Is the...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-30-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,526
Posted By Jslow2
Radial powered 3.... With gull wings

Radial powered 3.... With gull wings
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-24-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
Merry Christmas to me

Merry Christmas to me
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,695
Posted By Jslow2
Open a facility in Michigan I'll be first in line...

Open a facility in Michigan I'll be first in line 😁
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-14-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,941
Posted By Jslow2
I think it's long so you can cut the angle to...

I think it's long so you can cut the angle to match the elevator, that's what I did anyway
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-13-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
Poor hand placement lol

Poor hand placement lol
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-13-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
Since lead times are long, decided to play around...

Since lead times are long, decided to play around with solidworks.
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-10-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
Mistake

Maddie another boo boo, this one more serious...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-03-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By Jslow2
I just ordered some sealant from vans will be...

I just ordered some sealant from vans will be here next Monday, depending on the expiration date I would trade you cans, if that would help you out.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-19-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
More wing work

Initial left wing assembly.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-19-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,816
Posted By Jslow2
Is this from drilling out rivets? I would...

Is this from drilling out rivets?

I would suggest not riveting the parts if they aren't laying flat against each other. If the flanges aren't 90 degrees you need to address that problem before the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-16-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,542
Posted By Jslow2
They sent me a text with a link when it reached...

They sent me a text with a link when it reached the depot to pay before I picked it up
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-12-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,451
Posted By Jslow2
i got a cheap WEN off amazon, wood blade that...

i got a cheap WEN off amazon, wood blade that came with it cut aluminum fine.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-11-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By Jslow2
Pitot location

So I'm contemplating where to put the pitot/aoa probe. Inboard the belcrank bay, outboard, same bay as.

I was wondering if mounting it on the stall warner access cover on the leasing edge is...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-11-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,773
Posted By Jslow2
If there is a crack, you've probably smeared over...

If there is a crack, you've probably smeared over it while removing the paint mechanically. I doubt dye will find the crack, or it will be obscured by the sanding/grinding marks holding penetrant.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-11-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,451
Posted By Jslow2
I wouldn't say MUST, but it is very handy....

I wouldn't say MUST, but it is very handy. Fabricated angle brackets, stiffeners, etc. are a breeze on a band saw. for the price of a cheap one, I'd say you'd get your money's worth
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-11-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By Jslow2
I had the same problem on my nine. I ended up...

I had the same problem on my nine. I ended up mounting the servo to the brackets and centering the rod on the slot. Then marked the edges of the bracket on the plate, removed the servo aligned the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-11-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,559
Posted By Jslow2
I think practice is what will make it better. I'm...

I think practice is what will make it better. I'm assuming you are watching the bucking bar as you rivet, seems like you are pulling up on the gun as you are looking over the spar to watch the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-10-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By Jslow2
Are there 4 bolts that hold the arm to the base? ...

Are there 4 bolts that hold the arm to the base? Loosen them and realign.

https://www.cleavelandtool.com/collections/countersinking-and-dimpling/products/c-frame-bench-riveting-tool

Scroll to the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-08-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
More ribs done

Got a few more ribs riveted on today, but had to go to work before finishing. Dinged the spar with the bucking bar, made a cover out of cardboard to protect it.
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-07-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Jslow2
They really need to change the instructions and...

They really need to change the instructions and have you install those ribs, with the spacer and nose ribs, before you put it in the skin, when you rivet the non associated main ribs in. Without the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-06-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
First rib in.

First rib in.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-05-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
Well an Ireland trip is kinda putting the...

Well an Ireland trip is kinda putting the finances for that on hold lol.

Hopefully get it april/May
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-05-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
Prepping ribs...time consuming.

Prepping ribs...time consuming.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-01-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By Jslow2
Put a rivet in, if it looks square buck it.

Put a rivet in, if it looks square buck it.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-30-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Jslow2
I think the skins are on to align the rib to the...

I think the skins are on to align the rib to the spar, by the skin being clecoed to the spar and rib
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-30-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Jslow2
Isn't it telling you to use the 12" bit (#30) to...

Isn't it telling you to use the 12" bit (#30) to go thru the rib, spar and doubler?
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-27-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
Inventory done starting the left wing main spar.

Inventory done starting the left wing main spar.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-24-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
Mounted the trim tab, empannage is done for...

Mounted the trim tab, empannage is done for now.

Cleaned up they paper from the wing crates.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-22-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By Jslow2
I've only used a hand squeezer for dimpling, and...

I've only used a hand squeezer for dimpling, and love it for that.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-22-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
Wings arrived today.

Wings arrived today.
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-19-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By Jslow2
Same thing I was thinking...rib prep lol

Same thing I was thinking...rib prep lol
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-18-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By Jslow2
Thanks, Seems a few parts you use rather soon are...

Thanks, Seems a few parts you use rather soon are in there.
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-18-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By Jslow2
Wing sub kit #1

Just got a letter from vans today telling me about my wing shipment, and all the backordered parts. Wing sub kit #1 was in the list. Could anyone tell me what is in this kit?

Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,584
Posted By Jslow2
Windshield washer fluid and a used dryer sheet...

Windshield washer fluid and a used dryer sheet for bugs
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-16-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,612
Posted By Jslow2
The C1C is also a rearward facing sump, not sure...

The C1C is also a rearward facing sump, not sure if that matters or not
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-16-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,612
Posted By Jslow2
the C/W seems to me that the AD was complied...

the C/W seems to me that the AD was complied with, the N/A throws the red flags. Not Airworthy?
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-14-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
Wings shipped today :D $921.33!

Wings shipped today :D

$921.33!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,881
Posted By Jslow2
At least on the 9 I think they need some weight...

At least on the 9 I think they need some weight taken off
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-09-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,233
Posted By Jslow2
Would using the 90 degree elbow airflow...

Would using the 90 degree elbow airflow performance sells beteeen the sump and the servo be an option?
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-04-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,421
Posted By Jslow2
270 lbs installed according to their website

270 lbs installed according to their website
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-04-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,421
Posted By Jslow2
So what are the advantages? Are they worth...

So what are the advantages? Are they worth almost twice the fuel burn?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-29-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 492
Posted By Jslow2
Wing wiring

Planning for the wing wiring and wondering if the pitot heat wires need to be run separated from the tip lighting wires due to their current draw.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By Jslow2
Weird, I've never seen structural aluminum angle...

Weird, I've never seen structural aluminum angle that wasn't 90.

I did buy mine local when I screwed up my angles in the 9.
Forum: Safety 08-27-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,895
Posted By Jslow2
Saw this posted on Facebook, flipping over was...

Saw this posted on Facebook, flipping over was brought up, someone asked if dipping a wing tip into the water would be beneficial, to cause a sort of ground loop to prevent flipping over.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-24-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,593
Posted By Jslow2
I think you can get in if you take the oil pan...

I think you can get in if you take the oil pan off, if the scope is small enough, not saying it would be easy though.
Forum: Safety 08-23-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,251
Posted By Jslow2
First engine start

I saw a video of an RV-10's first engine start. The plane was chocked under one wheel, and tied off to a golf cart. I commented wondering if he thought the golf cart would hold him, his response was,...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-21-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
Lightbulb Elevators

First tech counselor inspection passed. If you're in Michigan I'd recommend Carl Franz, super nice guy, very knowledgeable.

Elevator preliminary mounting done.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-19-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Jslow2
Thanks a bunch

Thanks a bunch
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-19-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Jslow2
Tech counselor south central Michigan

Any recommended tech counselors in South Central Michigan?
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-17-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,497
Posted By Jslow2
Was the picture vans posted today of an 8 a...

Was the picture vans posted today of an 8 a slider fastback? I couldn't tell
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-15-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,272
Posted By Jslow2
Guess I should have tried that lol. It's throw...

Guess I should have tried that lol. It's throw some tape on the lower skin flange and try one, if anything you could probably grind a little off the shaft to get the extra few degrees.
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-14-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,272
Posted By Jslow2
I don't see how you could get the back rivet set...

I don't see how you could get the back rivet set straight on the rivet inside the spar.

I clamped they lower skin to the table, held the upper skin open with an empty box wedged between the upper...
Forum: Primers 08-10-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,075
Posted By Jslow2
I just literally laughed out loud

I just literally laughed out loud
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-10-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
Pretty sure on the change to the TW. N7567S...

Pretty sure on the change to the TW. N7567S tentative number
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-10-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,679
Posted By Jslow2
waiting on wings with no motivation to do the...

waiting on wings with no motivation to do the fiberglass work on the emp.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-07-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 85,663
Posted By Jslow2
They claim to use FAA-PMA parts for the major...

They claim to use FAA-PMA parts for the major components, wouldn't those parts be to certified spec?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-05-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,200
Posted By Jslow2
funny millennium cylinders are cheaper today then...

funny millennium cylinders are cheaper today then in 97
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