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Forum: Fiberglass 01-19-2022, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By AdamB
You're not the first to be working on the project...

You're not the first to be working on the project for so long it's reached puberty.. :) :)
Forum: RV-10 01-16-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By AdamB
Not flying yet, but I put mine in the Aerosport...

Not flying yet, but I put mine in the Aerosport overhead. The fronts are a little tight. The rears fit fine as there is more depth there. I did flip the rear cover of the outlets over and put the nut...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-14-2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 33,442
Posted By AdamB
It's Lava Shield by Heatshield Products.

It's Lava Shield by Heatshield Products.
Forum: RV-10 12-30-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,697
Posted By AdamB
Yeah thanks for the info as well.. I face the...

Yeah thanks for the info as well.. I face the same situation.
Was pondering somehow coming off of the aft part of the left induction tube, but not sure it'll really get much air in that spot to be...
Forum: RV-10 12-20-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,370
Posted By AdamB
Yes in the same place for the -10.

Yes in the same place for the -10.
Forum: Reviews 12-07-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,312
Posted By AdamB
Michael, It strikes me that you're adding a ton...

Michael,

It strikes me that you're adding a ton of complexity to solve issues with the battery technology you're targeting (the potential for it disconnecting itself). This is one of the reasons...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,518
Posted By AdamB
https://www.vansaircraft.com/kitstatus/

https://www.vansaircraft.com/kitstatus/
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-15-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 33,442
Posted By AdamB
My MT propeller came yesterday and I just had to...

My MT propeller came yesterday and I just had to mount it to see how it looks and check the cowl fit.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-29-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,955
Posted By AdamB
I too lifted it up enough to get the legs...

I too lifted it up enough to get the legs underneath.

My harbor freight lift was clearly labeled wrong.
Wish I could figure out how to make a lift with 2 Ton
Capability at the longest arm/boom...
Forum: RV-10 09-28-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,157
Posted By AdamB
Just as an FYI Vanís wonít let you remove the...

Just as an FYI Vanís wonít let you remove the safety latch.
At least they didnít when I asked to remove it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By AdamB
Awesome! Continuing to plug away so I can soon...

Awesome!
Continuing to plug away so I can soon see. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,280
Posted By AdamB
Itís at the end of the quiz on the AOPA site.

Itís at the end of the quiz on the AOPA site.
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-03-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 33,442
Posted By AdamB
Another milestone. Engine is on. Aero Sport...

Another milestone.
Engine is on.

Aero Sport Power IO-540-EXP.
9:1 cylinders ported and polished,
Barrett Cold Air Induction sump,
SDS EFII,
Tanis preheat,
dual B&C alternators.
Forum: Tools 06-23-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,554
Posted By AdamB
Funny I was just watching an EAA video last night...

Funny I was just watching an EAA video last night on safety wiring, and the guy said there's nothing that'll make a person want to go spend $130 on a Milbar set quicker than using the HF ones for 30...
Forum: RV-10 06-18-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By AdamB
I did similar by using a Loctite expanding foam,...

I did similar by using a Loctite expanding foam, sanding to rough shape, glassing over, and using micro to smooth to final shape.

I’d also agree with Bob on the bolts. I did have to cut away some...
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-17-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,020
Posted By AdamB
Are you sure you'll looking at all threads and...

Are you sure you'll looking at all threads and not just the threads from the last couple of weeks?

i.e. make sure to scroll down and select posts from the "Beginning" and then click show threads......
Forum: RV-10 04-22-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 938
Posted By AdamB
I use this...

I use this

https://www.cleavelandtool.com/collections/countersinking-and-dimpling/products/401-rivet-set-w_-3_16-hole
Forum: RV-10 04-01-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,194
Posted By AdamB
Maybe they've changed their stance over the...

Maybe they've changed their stance over the years??

When I asked to delete it from my kit in 2017, this is the response I got:
NOóWe do not allow this item to be deleted from your kit shipment as...
Forum: RV-10 03-30-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By AdamB
Yep.

No issue installing the upper forward fuse after the cabin top is fully on.
I did this same thing just a couple months ago..
Forum: RV-10 03-30-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,194
Posted By AdamB
Van's won't let you delete the Safety latch kit...

Van's won't let you delete the Safety latch kit as it is a safety item.
So you're getting it either way.. I don't recall using anything from it.
Forum: RV-10 03-28-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,593
Posted By AdamB
I think that's a great plan, like mentioned...

I think that's a great plan, like mentioned above.

I got both the QB wings and QB fuse and to be honest I spent a relatively short amount of time finishing out the wings compared to all the work...
Forum: RV-10 03-20-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By AdamB
I left mine probably like what you have right now...

I left mine probably like what you have right now until I got done with the pin and strut install and whatever you're using for a seal. that way the door is in its final position. I then used a 1/8"...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-13-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 33,442
Posted By AdamB
Gear On!

Been a little over a year since I've updated this thread.

Major milestone today. It's standing on its own 3 legs.

Over the last year, Iíve gotten the cabin top, overhead console, doors, all...
Forum: RV-10 03-09-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By AdamB
https://www.myrv10.com/tips/workarea.html

https://www.myrv10.com/tips/workarea.html
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,378
Posted By AdamB
I’m pretty sure that was the piece that, for me,...

I’m pretty sure that was the piece that, for me, really reinforced that if something doesn’t go together relatively easily, I likely did something wrong with the stack up.
Forum: RV-10 03-02-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,031
Posted By AdamB
You can do either. If you do paint after...

You can do either.
If you do paint after windows, you leave the gap void between the window and the cabin top. Then come back after paint mask both sides and fill the gap with Silpruf and radius it....
Forum: RV-10 02-25-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By AdamB
Ask Van's for one. This is what they gave me...

Ask Van's for one.
This is what they gave me back in 2016/17 timeframe and it probably hasn't changed much, but you should probably get an updated one to be sure.

I tried to remove what I knew I...
Forum: RV-10 02-22-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,384
Posted By AdamB
Congrats, Ryan!

Congrats, Ryan!
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-19-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,690
Posted By AdamB
There are 3 power inputs. 1) Power for Relay box...

There are 3 power inputs. 1) Power for Relay box 2) Main power input 3) Secondary power input
There are 2 power outputs: 1) To power injectors 1,2, and 3
2) To power injectors 4, 5, and 6.

When...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-19-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,690
Posted By AdamB
I know. There seems to be no mention or...

I know. There seems to be no mention or documentation of this feature on their site. I found out about it through the community and others doing similar things and looking for options/solutions....
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-18-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,690
Posted By AdamB
To make sure I understand completely, are you...

To make sure I understand completely, are you saying that you have to flip a switch to keep the engine running in the event the source you're running on currently has a failure?

If so, I don't like...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-18-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,690
Posted By AdamB
While not flying yet, I did #2 for the reasons...

While not flying yet, I did #2 for the reasons Carl stated.
Note: All engine loads are sourced from the battery side of the bus and not post contactor as you've shown. The idea here is that if...
Forum: RV-10 02-11-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,161
Posted By AdamB
I had Stewart transport my QB kits to me. They...

I had Stewart transport my QB kits to me. They were awesome!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-05-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,208
Posted By AdamB
Aerosport products sells them.

Aerosport products sells them.
Forum: RV-10 01-24-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 574,738
Posted By AdamB
Looks great, Randy!

Looks great, Randy!
Forum: RV-10 01-22-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,508
Posted By AdamB
I shot for 1/8" gap now (not finished nor painted...

I shot for 1/8" gap now (not finished nor painted yet) figuring it would close down to a little over 1/16" after paint.
Forum: RV-10 01-22-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,797
Posted By AdamB
Not to mention in order to fly that rental,...

Not to mention in order to fly that rental, you'll likely have to make an effort to fly it relatively often to meet whatever currency requirements they might have in order to rent their planes solo.
Forum: RV-10 01-20-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,479
Posted By AdamB
Maybe a couple of the pics on these posts might...

Maybe a couple of the pics on these posts might help?
I probably have more if you’re looking for something more specific....
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-06-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,760
Posted By AdamB
Greg reported in another thread that they were...

Greg reported in another thread that they were having DNS issues with the web provider and they are working on it.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-06-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,540
Posted By AdamB
Nothing wrong with taking a short pause and reset...

Nothing wrong with taking a short pause and reset the mentality. Sometimes you'll come back fresh and make better progress as a result.

It's a fine line to look ahead/plan and getting overwhelmed...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-02-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,332
Posted By AdamB
I’m scheduled for build school for my IO-540 with...

I’m scheduled for build school for my IO-540 with Darren in April.
We shall see if it happens though given the state of the border etc..
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-30-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 49,467
Posted By AdamB
Happy New Year, Ross! Looking forward to getting...

Happy New Year, Ross!

Looking forward to getting my Engine with ECUs from Darren at Aerosport in early 2021!
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 891
Posted By AdamB
Mike, Hereís a picture of mine from a recently...

Mike,

Hereís a picture of mine from a recently received FWF kit.
Forum: RV-10 12-07-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 582,523
Posted By AdamB
Newest version of the SDS EFII programmer.

Newest version of the SDS EFII programmer.
Forum: RV-10 12-07-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 582,523
Posted By AdamB
Very nice! What are the things to the left and...

Very nice!
What are the things to the left and right of the 650? Hard to tell, but almost look like some sort of slide dimmer??
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-07-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,839
Posted By AdamB
I'd probably still have to redo it 3 times. :D

I'd probably still have to redo it 3 times. :D
Forum: RV-10 12-06-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By AdamB
Got a bunch at www.pilotlights.net To replace the...

Got a bunch at www.pilotlights.net
To replace the one you show, the closest I was able to find is this:
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/el/interiolighting/spt_11-17445.php
It is a bit pricey,...
Forum: Propellers 12-02-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,278
Posted By AdamB
Prop purchase is coming up shortly for me, so...

Prop purchase is coming up shortly for me, so this is very timely.
Thanks for the PIREP.
Forum: Propellers 12-01-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By AdamB
I have 55lbs listed in my prop spreadsheet for...

I have 55lbs listed in my prop spreadsheet for the Hartzell 2 blade.
Now I can't find where I got that number from.

Also.. I have these additional WW props listed in my spreadsheet.
Maybe add to...
Forum: RV-10 11-24-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By AdamB
Van’s includes a packing list and marks off items...

Van’s includes a packing list and marks off items picked or back ordered.
There’s a column next to that for received which is what I used to check off each item while doing Inventory.
Forum: RV-10 11-20-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,280
Posted By AdamB
on the finishing or firewall forward kit (or any...

on the finishing or firewall forward kit (or any kit for that matter), you can delete whatever you'd like.
For instance, I just received my firewall forward kit and removed all the hoses,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,612
Posted By AdamB
We need SprucePrime and/or VansPrime. :)

We need SprucePrime and/or VansPrime. :)
Forum: RV-10 10-26-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,679
Posted By AdamB
This is what I did too. Trimmed enough to get...

This is what I did too.
Trimmed enough to get the doors to close
Then measured the gap I wanted and sanded down
To that mark.
Even starting with Ivanís measurements I needed lots of adjustments.
Forum: RV-10 10-26-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,679
Posted By AdamB
I think you also have to look at the pictures in...

I think you also have to look at the pictures in that series where he has a ruler measuring the distances. Sometimes it takes awhile to figure out where he's measuring, but should be able to look at...
Forum: RV-10 10-18-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,825
Posted By AdamB
I used the 3" and longeron yoke the most. I have...

I used the 3" and longeron yoke the most.
I have a 4" no-hole yoke and maybe only used it once.
Forum: RV-10 10-18-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,605
Posted By AdamB
There are times when Van's might not call out the...

There are times when Van's might not call out the correct rivet in all locations.
It's been awhile, but I vaguely recall replacing a couple of rivets on that assembly to longer ones after setting...
Forum: RV-10 10-17-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,286
Posted By AdamB
Congrats on the purchase! Where in MA? I’m...

Congrats on the purchase!
Where in MA? I’m building a -10 in southern NH.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,101
Posted By AdamB
That's awesome, Mike! Enjoy Phase 1.

That's awesome, Mike!
Enjoy Phase 1.
Forum: RV-10 10-15-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,791
Posted By AdamB
The oil cooler installation is in FF1 section of...

The oil cooler installation is in FF1 section of the plans.
It calls out AN426AD4-4 rivets for the VA-186 to the firewall holes.

I'm pretty sure the ones to the upper forward fuse are dimpled too...
Forum: RV-10 10-08-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,158
Posted By AdamB
Ah okay.. Not sure as I'm in the middle of the...

Ah okay..

Not sure as I'm in the middle of the finishing kit and those holes are still open right now.
Forum: RV-10 10-07-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,158
Posted By AdamB
If you mean the holes pointed to in this picture,...

If you mean the holes pointed to in this picture, then they are for aileron control rods
And fuel lines. They will be covered by the wings.
Forum: RV-10 10-04-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,045
Posted By AdamB
I just ordered springs and collars for my brakes...

I just ordered springs and collars for my brakes too.
McMaster parts: 9657K115 and 9946K13
Forum: RV-10 09-30-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,873
Posted By AdamB
Awesome! Congrats!

Awesome! Congrats!
Forum: RV-10 09-16-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,112
Posted By AdamB
I, along with others, have done that too. I...

I, along with others, have done that too. I didn't drill the screw holes to final size around the perimeter of the top and left them #30 for a very long time.
Used clecos to hold it in place. Seemed...
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