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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-02-2022, 04:37 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,536
Posted By Bookworm1707

In the AOPA interview there was a very brief mention that the STC would be free. Guess they will make their money on the fuel (Which is fair enough, they need to make the money somewhere.)
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,869
Posted By Bookworm1707
Strongly agree. If you can get replacements...

Strongly agree.

If you can get replacements cheap enough and fast enough then do so.

Otherwise a Vans approved and legal fix is totally fine. A certain YouTube builder has recently posted a...
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-01-2022, 06:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,619
Posted By Bookworm1707
Hear hear, well said. All they are asking is to...

Hear hear, well said. All they are asking is to have a look at what they're doing/attempting. If they were saying to put a deposit down or similar then they might deserve the negativity they seem to...
Forum: Job Board 07-30-2022, 04:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,391
Posted By Bookworm1707
Don't remove

I like to see these posts, not RV related but interesting to see from an avation industry perspective.

Also a good opportunity for members (I didn't click the link so no opinion on the workplace...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-27-2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,031
Posted By Bookworm1707
What works for you

You need to experiment a bit, your compressor, gauges and the like will all be different.

For the standard long back rivet set adjust the compressor to about 30psi for a 3-3.5 rivet. Then go from...
Forum: Tools 07-27-2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,808
Posted By Bookworm1707
Great service!

Have only placed small orders through them but amazing service and good products. They have a huge range so some stuff seems on the cheaper side and others on the more solid side, like anywhere, do a...
Forum: RV-15 07-27-2022, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,196
Posted By Bookworm1707
Thank you!

Great work Paul and the Kitplanes team. Appreciate your coverage for those who can't be there, particularly for the people overseas.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-21-2022, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By Bookworm1707
Only slightly off topic

For those who have avidyne EFS, curious to hear why you went that way. Dynon/skyview and Garmin seem to be the standard with GRT and a few others.

I have just started communication with Avidyne but...
Forum: COMM 07-04-2022, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By Bookworm1707
That makes sense, thanks Paul :)

That makes sense, thanks Paul :)
Forum: COMM 07-04-2022, 04:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By Bookworm1707
Dynon radio

Hi Paul,

Is there a reason you're not looking at the Dynon/Skyview radio? It is a way off in my build and I am looking at Dynon/Skyview EFIS and figured I would just use their radios and other bits....
Forum: RV-14 03-17-2022, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,328
Posted By Bookworm1707
RV-14 Wiki

Get hold of Halpilot to be able to access the RV-14 wiki. Lots of direct links here and to Facebook for RV-14 tips, hints, tricks etc. An amazing resource and all free.

May need to search for each...
Forum: RV-14 02-25-2022, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,237
Posted By Bookworm1707
Rivets in plans

If you haven't already done so, have a look at the RV14 wiki done by Halpilot (I think that is what he goes by on here, very active in the RV14 section)

The wiki, if I remember correctly says people...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2022, 03:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By Bookworm1707
This is my plan

Currently living in a rental with little space. Completed tail feathers and now working on the tanks, will do flaps and ailerons after. By then should have finished building the new house and have a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2021, 01:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,778
Posted By Bookworm1707
Second Trent's comments

I agree Trent, I can save a fair bit from the Vans recommended shipper. I did the organisation here, they picked it up within a day or two of being told it was ready (Some notice and it could have...
Forum: Tools 09-24-2020, 03:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,806
Posted By Bookworm1707
Electric Drill RPM

I am looking to forgo the pneumatic drill for an electric one. I have a few cordless drills at home, the fastest being 2000rpm. I believe part of the advantage of pneumatic drills is the rpm...
Forum: RV-14 08-04-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,062
Posted By Bookworm1707

Thanks everyone,

I have a DRDT from a local builder, also got the side tables for it. Will definitely be getting a tungsten bar, everyone raves about them. The special bucking bar s the one I am...
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,062
Posted By Bookworm1707

I was looking to order some extra clekos and rivets, what size should I get?

Are the oops rivets supplied with the kit of do I get somewhere else?
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,062
Posted By Bookworm1707
New RV-14 Builder


I am looking to embark on the RV-14build process. Lots of thoughts and questions, I have been through the 50 odd pages of RV-14 talk on here and read a bunch of blogs, YouTube channels and...
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