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Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 09-22-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By 1001001
I'd be interested in your ideas as I intend to...

I'd be interested in your ideas as I intend to install a WX500 in my RV-10. I'm running the communication and power wiring for it based on a manual I found online, and was planning on installing the...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-21-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By 1001001
I'm interested in the SL-30

I'm interested in the SL-30
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 09-21-2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By 1001001
Check your PMs--I have a source for a WX500...

Check your PMs--I have a source for a WX500 installation manual, if that might help.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-20-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By 1001001
AN837-6J source?

Does anyone have a source for AN837-6J stainless steel 45 degree elbow bulkhead flare fittings? The RV-10 plans call for AN837-6D (aluminum) fittings for the fuel line penetration in the firewall. ...
Forum: RV-14 09-20-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,323
Posted By 1001001
My opinion is that it's not technically needed,...

My opinion is that it's not technically needed, but when you are match drilling a large number of holes in rapid sequence (wings for instance), the air drill is preferable because of its light weight...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-20-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By 1001001
Thanks for taking the effort to look that up!

Thanks for taking the effort to look that up!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-20-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By 1001001
Well, darn it, I just had an SAT done last month....

Well, darn it, I just had an SAT done last month. Don't want to open up the static system again.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-20-2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By 1001001
Static System Draining

My plan for installing the static system tubing was to bring the tubing from the starboard static port up over the top and down to the port static port, and then tap off the line between them to go...
Forum: RV-10 09-16-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By 1001001
When you are done with your old Lord mounts,...

When you are done with your old Lord mounts, would you consider sending them to me (I'll pay shipping)? I have a need for a used/worn out set.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 09-15-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By 1001001
I actually did come across that one in my...

I actually did come across that one in my searching on the topic. It seems pretty flatly stated and well documented, but it's not an "authoritative" source.

I have flown a number of ILS...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 09-15-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By 1001001
Poll: Any Reason to Install Marker Beacon Receiver/Antenna?

What's your informed opinion? Is there any reason to install a marker beacon antenna and receiver? Any implications for international flight under IFR if your airplane is not equipped with a MB...
Forum: Safety 09-13-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,744
Posted By 1001001
5G comms are way too low power to induce currents...

5G comms are way too low power to induce currents powerful enough to run a trim motor, even if the wires were tuned to the right length to receive the signals.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By 1001001
Heh-heh. I'm holding out on buying my displays...

Heh-heh. I'm holding out on buying my displays just in case. Hopefully I'll get this thing done sooner and whatever version exists when I need them will still work with the other components I...
Forum: RV-10 09-13-2022, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By 1001001
My experience with X-Plane is that the graphics...

My experience with X-Plane is that the graphics card matters less than the main CPU. I haven't run X-Plane 12 but X-plane 11 runs just fine on my older GTX1070 with 3 monitors at 2K resolution each....
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-11-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,967
Posted By 1001001
A follow-up to this thread: I did finally manage...

A follow-up to this thread:

I did finally manage to find an online copy of the WX-500 installation manual, Revision E.

In it, it is mentioned that the WX-500 may be able to be connected to two...
Forum: Autopilots 09-09-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By 1001001
Thanks for the reply!

Thanks for the reply!
Forum: Autopilots 09-08-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By 1001001
GSA28 Part Number Difference?

Hi all,

A few months ago, I ordered three GSA28 servos and eventually received them in several shipments. Physically, the units appear to be identical, but they bear two different part numbers: ...
Forum: RV-10 08-30-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By 1001001
Here's the part number from mine (I ordered...

Here's the part number from mine (I ordered during a group buy a couple of years ago):

P-520-029/A-947

Not sure if this is counter- or clockwise.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,011
Posted By 1001001
Ocracoke is one of my favorite places in the...

Ocracoke is one of my favorite places in the world. My family used to vacation there every year when I was a kid. 1980-1992. I try to fly back as often as I can.
Forum: RV-10 08-15-2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,593
Posted By 1001001
Yeah, I agree that it's not a profit thing on...

Yeah, I agree that it's not a profit thing on Van's part. I've already built my standard tanks, and then bought a whole other set (+4) of ribs and other parts. Ken's tanks use a lot of pieces from...
Forum: RV-10 08-15-2022, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By 1001001
I would use it to plan the locations of various...

I would use it to plan the locations of various items and later to calculate changes in the W&B if items were to be removed and replaced.

I'm not sure how easily every position can be measured, as...
Forum: RV-10 08-14-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By 1001001
RV-10 Arms of Various Items

Does anyone have a list of the arms/positions of particular parts of the RV-10, such as the instrument panel, various bulkheads, etc.? Is there a real enough difference from aircraft to aircraft...
Forum: RV-15 08-14-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 75
Poll: Who's In?
Views: 11,133
Posted By 1001001
I'd say this as well. It'll depend on a number...

I'd say this as well. It'll depend on a number of factors, but:

1. I still have an RV-10 to finish--my main mission is travel.
2. Out here in the eastern US, there aren't many places where a...
Forum: RV-10 08-14-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,593
Posted By 1001001
It's totally understandable that in this very...

It's totally understandable that in this very litigious world, vendors/manufacturers need to explicitly state these kinds of things to limit their liability for what others do with their products. ...
Forum: RV-10 08-13-2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,593
Posted By 1001001
That's the word I got as well. I had already...

That's the word I got as well. I had already ordered them anyway, and they're sitting in a box here in the shop.
Forum: RV-10 08-05-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By 1001001
Sorry, I mistook which step the OP was asking...

Sorry, I mistook which step the OP was asking about. I hope my clarification above is enough to avoid confusion.
Forum: RV-10 08-05-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By 1001001
On my fuselage kit (shipped 2018) the cuts in...

On my fuselage kit (shipped 2018) the cuts in Step 1 were already made-- Step 3 was easy, but needed a fair bit of material removal.

Priming is primarily an anticorrosion thing. I don't think you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,256
Posted By 1001001
This is the elephant in the room with activities...

This is the elephant in the room with activities like airventure. All the stories I have heard here and from friends who have attended for many years regarding flying in to the show have me nearly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,334
Posted By 1001001
I see these as very separate issues. None of...

I see these as very separate issues. None of these come from the same vendors. Engines have always been a long lead time item, and it makes sense to order them ahead of time, or to buy from a non...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,334
Posted By 1001001
Not all of us have had the same experience with...

Not all of us have had the same experience with ACS. Generally they're good, but their website tends to over-promise on delivery...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,334
Posted By 1001001
I'll add to this: Ordered 3x of an important...

I'll add to this:

Ordered 3x of an important part from a very major vendor from a very major manufacturer. Was told "Expected Shipping: [3 weeks from order]".

Checked dutifully at order + 3 weeks:...
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,105
Posted By 1001001
What about the possible annoyance of the tubes...

What about the possible annoyance of the tubes hanging down when in use? I'm not suggesting they just be left hanging there 100% of the time; more concerned about whether they interfere or distract...
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2022, 07:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,105
Posted By 1001001
I'm close to beginning the installation of the O2...

I'm close to beginning the installation of the O2 system in my overhead, but wanted to ask those of you who have done this whether you'd do it again.

Are there any inconveniences/interferences...
Forum: Reviews 07-22-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,131
Posted By 1001001
I bought one from harbor freight and it has...

I bought one from harbor freight and it has worked great for me. On the RV-10, there aren't many pulled rivets, but I think it's worth it to not destroy my wrists installing the floor pans and seat...
Forum: RV-10 07-18-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,801
Posted By 1001001
This is what I did. #2 +12V up the left side, #2...

This is what I did. #2 +12V up the left side, #2 ground up the right side to the firewall and panel grounding bus. Not flying yet.

There will be a small ground bus tied to this line in the rear of...
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,549
Posted By 1001001
Bill, Are the clevises, bearing, and rod part of...

Bill,

Are the clevises, bearing, and rod part of a kit, or did you source them separately?
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,297
Posted By 1001001
Wow, that is some nice work!

Wow, that is some nice work!
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-15-2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,237
Posted By 1001001
Is there a standard way to wire for both LEMO and...

Is there a standard way to wire for both LEMO and dual plug? Are they simply tied together at the station, or do you need separate runs for LEMO and dual all the way back to the audio panel?
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-15-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,237
Posted By 1001001
LEMO pros/cons?

Anyone have an opinion on LEMO vs. standard headset jacks? The headsets I have now for my Mooney are all standard, but I could be convinced to switch/adapt to LEMO in the RV-10 if the benefits were...
Forum: RV-15 07-15-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,410
Posted By 1001001
Don't the final sized holes still have to be...

Don't the final sized holes still have to be deburred? My RV-10 flaps came with final size holes in the skins and ribs, and I seem to remember still needing to debur them before dimpling.
Forum: RV-15 07-12-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,410
Posted By 1001001
Does anyone have stats on past RV...

Does anyone have stats on past RV announcements--what has the timing typically been from announcement/reveal to kit production/delivery?
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By 1001001
It would be very nice if Van's could ship partial...

It would be very nice if Van's could ship partial kits to help alleviate this. I'd love to have an engine mount at this point...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2022, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,026
Posted By 1001001
I have a ton of old computer parts lying around,...

I have a ton of old computer parts lying around, and among them are a few big (130mm) PC power supply cooling fans. The power supplies kicked the bucket years ago, but the fans were fine, so I saved...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-02-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,439
Posted By 1001001
I can't find the South Florida headliner on their...

I can't find the South Florida headliner on their web site. Do they still make it? they show every other piece of wall/floor covering except the headliner on the site. There's kind of a hint of a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,413
Posted By 1001001
So, I just talked to Van's, and they say my...

So, I just talked to Van's, and they say my finish kit has a target date of April 2023. I ordered it in February 2022 and was given a 13-14 month lead time. So, it doesn't sound like they're doing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,302
Posted By 1001001
Aerospace Reports is apparently right down the...

Aerospace Reports is apparently right down the street from FAA. They walk the paperwork over personally. They handled the registration transfer when I bought my Mooney and it was quick and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,413
Posted By 1001001
Guess I'll have to get on the phone and see...

Guess I'll have to get on the phone and see what's up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,413
Posted By 1001001
Full-kit meaning what? Including Finishing and...

Full-kit meaning what? Including Finishing and FWF?

I ordered my Finish kit in January and haven't heard any news.
Forum: RV-10 06-24-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By 1001001
Ah. I didn't realize they were intending that...

Ah. I didn't realize they were intending that you drill only through one side of the hinge. I guess I didn't get that "put a wedge between the hinge halves" indicates that the hinge is not fully...
Forum: RV-10 06-24-2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By 1001001
Silly Question? Why Modify Clecos for Baggage Door

On Page 34-5 of the plans, the builder is instructed specifically to modify two clecos bu shortening the center blade for use in installation of the baggage door hinge.

I'm struggling to understand...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2022, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By 1001001
I'm about to be the father of twins (in a couple...

I'm about to be the father of twins (in a couple of months).

I knew there was a good reason I started building an RV-10!

The build is progressing well so far but I am in for a big dose of "life...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By 1001001
hmmm, this seems like an opportunity for some...

hmmm, this seems like an opportunity for some tests.

I have some pieces of scrap HDPE around. When I get around to building my extended range tanks and break out the sealant, maybe I'll do some...
Forum: RV-10 06-21-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,789
Posted By 1001001
Do you have a reference of some of the drag...

Do you have a reference of some of the drag reduction mods you have done on your -10? This is pertinent to my interests :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-21-2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,630
Posted By 1001001
Thanks! Very interesting. My -10 will have the...

Thanks! Very interesting. My -10 will have the Airflow Performance fuel injection that the engine came with, but I'm planning on the SDS CPI-2 ignition.

Have you ever had any indication of ice...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-21-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,630
Posted By 1001001
What altitudes are you flying that 93E10? Do you...

What altitudes are you flying that 93E10? Do you find any altitude/temperature concerns with it? Here at our airport, the only way to get that in our airplanes would be to tanker it on site, or...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-21-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,630
Posted By 1001001
I'll toss this in. Although my knowledge of...

I'll toss this in. Although my knowledge of engines is admittedly far less than many here, my concerns about 100LL vs auto fuel are of a somewhat different nature than cost or availability.

I'd...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-20-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,616
Posted By 1001001
IMO, and I'm not an expert, I would want an...

IMO, and I'm not an expert, I would want an answer to what caused the keeper to fail. The proximate cause is seldom the root cause of a failure.
Forum: RV-10 06-15-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,150
Posted By 1001001
Yes, but I was hoping to try to eliminate some of...

Yes, but I was hoping to try to eliminate some of that work if possible.
Forum: RV-10 06-14-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,150
Posted By 1001001
Gee, I have no idea what you're talking...

Gee, I have no idea what you're talking about.


;)
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-14-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,439
Posted By 1001001
Do you think you added significant weight doing...

Do you think you added significant weight doing the smooting?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-14-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,439
Posted By 1001001
How much finishing work do people usually do on...

How much finishing work do people usually do on the interior of the RV-10 cabin cover? Obviously, if the intent is to only paint the inside, a lot of finish work would be required. If one intends...
Forum: RV-10 06-14-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,150
Posted By 1001001
Now do Door Fitting

Another cabin cover fitting related question:

I don't have my doors, and don't expect to see them until next January or so, based on Van's estimated lead times when I ordered my finishing kit.

But,...
Forum: Tools 06-12-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,304
Posted By 1001001
I have several different vises, but for doing the...

I have several different vises, but for doing the longerons on my RV-10, I used my 4" vise and just c-clamped it to an EAA table (I built the tables with a 1-1/2" to 2" overhanging edge so I could...
Forum: RV-10 06-11-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,987
Posted By 1001001
Forgive my ignorance, but do you mean the...

Forgive my ignorance, but do you mean the measurements in his pictures, or does he have a text description I haven't found yet?


I think I found the post you're referring to:...
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