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Forum: RV-8/8A 05-23-2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By Chipper G
What prop

So itís time to get a prop! I know there are a lot of variables but need some advice. I have the xio360 180HP and I am looking at the 3 blade composite from MT. Mainly for the look. Not looking for...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-24-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By Chipper G
Thanks. Itís the RV8

Thanks. Itís the RV8
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-24-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By Chipper G
Control stick length

On the 15Ē max control stick length for the front control, does that include the stick grip? And is the back seat the same?
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-23-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Chipper G
Thank you to everyone!

Thank you to everyone!
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-22-2022, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Chipper G
Thanks all. Any idea when they should be...

Thanks all. Any idea when they should be installed? I canít seam to find it. I think they can go in now.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-22-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Chipper G
I think they are countersunk bolts?

I think they are countersunk bolts?
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-22-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Chipper G
Help finding these in the plans

Working on my QB and I am trying to figure out when to rivet these open holes. I know the two small holes are for the fuel tank attach bracket but I canít seam to find the rivet callout for the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-10-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By Chipper G
The one from spruce fit perfectly

The one from spruce fit perfectly
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-07-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 971,284
Posted By Chipper G
That looks very nice

That looks very nice
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-07-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 971,284
Posted By Chipper G
With the G3x, I can control everything from that...

With the G3x, I can control everything from that and I can also control the AP with the 275s. The only reason the audio panel is there is to balance out the panel. We had it remote but the panel did...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-07-2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 971,284
Posted By Chipper G
Looks good but itís not centered in the panel. My...

Looks good but itís not centered in the panel. My goal is to have the PFD Centered left and right not offset. Now if they only made a smaller 650 or I mean a shorter one then we would be in business
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-07-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 971,284
Posted By Chipper G
Except when flying on ap I use my flying hand to...

Except when flying on ap I use my flying hand to still fly the plane without reaching across the panel.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-07-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 971,284
Posted By Chipper G
Thanks for the input. I am going for the look I...

Thanks for the input. I am going for the look I have here. The 650 to the left or right canít be made to look good without adding more stuff to the panel. The screen is mounted plenty high for a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-06-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 971,284
Posted By Chipper G
Thanks. I was using my laser and my cnc. Just...

Thanks. I was using my laser and my cnc. Just having fun
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-06-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 971,284
Posted By Chipper G
The panel is only wider in the center and not...

The panel is only wider in the center and not taller. The one additional hole in the cross member was approved by vans as it’s a small hole and grommet and I added a second brace. Good eye though. ...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-06-2022, 06:12 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 971,284
Posted By Chipper G
21865 21866 This was our mock up on cardboard. ...

21865

21866
This was our mock up on cardboard. I made demential reps of the Garmin equipment to include the wire harness plugs!
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-06-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 971,284
Posted By Chipper G
Not quite done but here is a custom extended...

Not quite done but here is a custom extended panel that we made at my house to fit my set up. 21864
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-24-2022, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 901
Posted By Chipper G
Are you looking for completed and flying or...

Are you looking for completed and flying or something that still needs work?
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-24-2022, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By Chipper G
Might be easier to drill the rib out next to it...

Might be easier to drill the rib out next to it as well. Sometimes going back makes it easier and actually less time consuming to move forward.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2022, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By Chipper G
Thanks chip@flycorps.com

Thanks chip@flycorps.com
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By Chipper G
Front battery

Does anyone have any diagrams of how they mounted the battery in the front baggage space. I have seen a lot of videos on them but nothing on how to do it and what to use. I have a few ideas with some...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-10-2022, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By Chipper G
Thanks for the info but not what I am looking...

Thanks for the info but not what I am looking for. When you manufacture a Gulfstream for instance, they know where ever part is going and what it weighs prior to the build starts. I wonder if Vans...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-04-2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By Chipper G
yes i have found a lot of done ones but they wont...

yes i have found a lot of done ones but they wont match me by 200lbs or so.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-04-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By Chipper G
agreed a completed plane in foreflight is really...

agreed a completed plane in foreflight is really easy i am talking about a skeleton airframe with nothing but the sheet metal and glass done with that base wnb you can calculate every once and...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-24-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,672
Posted By Chipper G
how to determine w&b during build

Is there a WnB program that I can play with that has the kit weight built with nothing installed? I am trying to figure out where to put the battery and LRUs etc
Forum: Autopilots 12-22-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By Chipper G
gsa 28 location RV8

I have seen a few photos of the GSA 28 mounted near the aft battery location, one on either side hooking up to the pivot point from different pics. What is the correct location looking forward?
Forum: Autopilots 12-22-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,075
Posted By Chipper G
working on mine as well just initial wire set up ...

working on mine as well just initial wire set up those don't pull hardly any power so you have something messed up lol sorry for the frustration post some pics of your connections
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-19-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By Chipper G
Thank you. It’s an XIO360.

Thank you. It’s an XIO360.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-19-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By Chipper G
Fuel pump

Can anyone tell me what awg wire and CB size for the electric fuel pump on the 8. It came with my kit and has the check valve installed.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-27-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,035
Posted By Chipper G
Is that your red 8 at Dennisís hangar?

Is that your red 8 at Dennisís hangar?
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-27-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,035
Posted By Chipper G
New guy!

I just received my QB I bought off of the forum and I am super excited!! I am pretty sure we have some RV8s in the Savannah area and would love to come see some builds. I am a bit overwhelmed with...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-07-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 971,284
Posted By Chipper G
Is your setup IFR

Is your setup IFR
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-07-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 971,284
Posted By Chipper G
Is your setup IFR?

Is your setup IFR?
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