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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,565
Posted By rmr
access panel kit available

Check out mrrace.com. Go to products section fourth product down. The gentleman behind the website is George Race who is well known in the Zenith community. When I was confronted with the same...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-01-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,373
Posted By rmr
I didnt use bolts at all. I layed up the glass...

I didnt use bolts at all. I layed up the glass over waxed packing tape so that I could remove it. I then roughed up the plexi and installed using sikaflex. I have complete confidence its not going...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,917
Posted By rmr
Had a pair of Randolphs and loved them, but lost...

Had a pair of Randolphs and loved them, but lost them and I too looked for a less painful pair of sunglasses to wear and eventually lose. I settled on AO eyewear (www.aoeyewearonline.com) ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-01-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,544
Posted By rmr
Thanks Sandifer! Richie Rivera RV7A Ormond...

Thanks Sandifer!

Richie Rivera
RV7A
Ormond Beach, FL
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-01-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,544
Posted By rmr
Great video Smitty and thank you for posting. ...

Great video Smitty and thank you for posting.
One thing you always here about the RV series is that they accelerate very quickly in the down line. In fact as I've practiced aerobatics in Pitts...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 27,575
Posted By rmr
Tip up Canopy Release

Smokey,

Im one of those tip up canopy guys without the release mechanism available. I put a GTN 650 in and the radio was so deep I had to essentially remove it, though did create a way to remove...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 27,575
Posted By rmr
Very interested. I'm taking upset training now...

Very interested. I'm taking upset training now in a Zlin in preparation for phase one. Would love RV specific training with experienced pilots.


Richard Rivera
Ormond Beach, FL
RV7A
Forum: RV-14 09-25-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,240
Posted By rmr
I second what Chris said. My wife reminds me...

I second what Chris said.
My wife reminds me that there are two forms of time; Normal time and plane building time. I always seem to underestimate the time the next section will take. She no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,476
Posted By rmr
Garmin GAP 26 Pitot Install question

I have the regulated Garmin Gap 26-20 pitot, with a Gretz mast. The directions state that with a heated pitot you need at least 8 inches of aluminum before running into the plastic tubes to protect...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-05-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 109,031
Posted By rmr
Looking to sell two GDU 370's

Stein,

Let me know if this is the right place to post my 370's for sale and participation in the Garmin program to acquire the touchscreen. These units are new in box, with all the plastic still...
Forum: RV-14 10-13-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,860
Posted By rmr
Hi Rock, I am building an RV7A in Ormond Beach....

Hi Rock,

I am building an RV7A in Ormond Beach. I'm mostly done with the engine and starting the wiring phase. There is also a large fly in community at Spruce Creek in Port Orange. You can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By rmr
Thanks Brian, With a tip-up and a G3X I'm...

Thanks Brian,

With a tip-up and a G3X I'm finding it difficult to come up with a scenario that would necessitate removing the panel and thus the cables unless it was a major upgrade.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,008
Posted By rmr
Control Cables through panel?

Planning my panel layout for a 7A tipup. I will have five push-pull cables; Throttle, prop, mixture as well as cabin heat and ram air. The usual layout I've seen is the three main cables on a sub...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-28-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 123,204
Posted By rmr
Panel Fasteners

What type of fasteners are those you are using to attach the upper and lower reinforcement angles to the panel?
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-15-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,861
Posted By rmr
Thank you for your suggestions. The WD-725 do...

Thank you for your suggestions.
The WD-725 do not follow the curvature of the fuselage perfectly on one side and although i tried to bend them it looks like a job better suited for a metal shrinker...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-14-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,861
Posted By rmr
Best Filler for side skirt gap?

I am building a 7A Tipup and am finalizing the canopy frame. The problem I am having is the gap between the fuselage and the canopy frame (WD-725), once I put the side skirts on. The gap is uneven...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,884
Posted By rmr
Don, great idea!! Appears to be a pin welded to a...

Don, great idea!! Appears to be a pin welded to a piece of angle. Did you use the hardware in the kit or did you source a different pin. I'm going to try to replicate this on mine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,884
Posted By rmr
Thanks Don. That photo shows exactly what I...

Thanks Don. That photo shows exactly what I feared, that the radios would penetrate. As much as I would love the convenience to take off the canopy for maintenance and painting, I don't see how a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,884
Posted By rmr
Radios and tip up canopy

Im building a 7a tip-up and am currently fabricating the panels and starting to plan out the canopy release mechanism. Recently, I noticed on a builders website (slider though), that the radios went...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,629
Posted By rmr
Thank you all for your replies. Your personal...

Thank you all for your replies. Your personal experiences are very comforting as I move forward with my decisions. First hand experience is certainly one of the many values of this forum. Sounds...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,629
Posted By rmr
Electronic Ign Safety and Sport Aviation article

I am currently shopping for an engine for my RV-7A project. After reading through several posts here, I was close to a final configuration. Essentially an IO 360 with horizontal induction and dual...
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