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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,084
Posted By Eric Petersen
Yes, I bought 5 rolls at home depot. They were...

Yes, I bought 5 rolls at home depot. They were marked down 50 percent, they may have been a return. I have had it "installed" (cut the wrap off and rolled it out), in my rented T hangar in...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 04-19-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,321
Posted By Eric Petersen
trying again with the...

trying again with the...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 04-19-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,321
Posted By Eric Petersen
Memories

Tom was instrumental in the completion of my RV. My father and I worked together for many years to build our RV6A, but when it was ready for flight, my father was too disabled to fly it and I did...
Forum: Midwest 07-18-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,718
Posted By Eric Petersen
RSVP for 1

Pete,
I failed to RSVP previously, but plan to be there.
Thanks,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,729
Posted By Eric Petersen
Rope was new climbing rope from REI, so that was...

Rope was new climbing rope from REI, so that was ok.

We used a carabiner at the top in lieu of a pulley, that was ok for single use.

A strong electric boat winch was used for muscle, don't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,729
Posted By Eric Petersen
We used a sling to lower my father into our...

We used a sling to lower my father into our plane. It was a climbers harness from REI. Documented in this thread.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=34933

It worked well for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,658
Posted By Eric Petersen
Cheap Jacks

I bought cheap screw jacks (~20$ea.) from Home Depot online. I think an advantage of screw jacks is that they will not "leak down" over time. Bases were fabricated from scrap...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,630
Posted By Eric Petersen
Oil Temp Sensor Assembly Instructions

I found the Sensor assembly instructions on page 10 of the MicroMonitor Installation Manual on the Rocky Mountain web site (rkymtn.com). Good luck!

Eric
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,630
Posted By Eric Petersen
MicroMonitor Oil Temp Sensor

It has been a long time since I did this, but I think it is a sensor that the builder assembles using the part listed below.

Excerpt from Rocky Mountain Web site:
"Outside Air Temp or Oil Temp...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-29-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,422
Posted By Eric Petersen
Sorry for the confusion...

I modified the clip as both Paul and Kent described. Removing the extra mounting holes (NOT the wraparound), and securing it with an additional screw (pan head) and nut. This allows the clip to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-28-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,422
Posted By Eric Petersen
I wonder if...

Yes. In answer to KentB's question, I did cut off the end of the clip and secured the clip to the servo arm with an additional screw and nut. This avoided changing the geometry of my existing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,421
Posted By Eric Petersen
Check archives for previous thread titled "Paul...

Check archives for previous thread titled "Paul goes Flying". It shows how we got my father (with MS) into the plane that he and I built. The basic method was a climbing rope and harness from REI...
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