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Forum: My RV Build Project Today, 11:45 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Thanks brother! I was hard-pressed to figure...

Thanks brother!
I was hard-pressed to figure out which one was aft. It turned out really a none event, the drilling.
Forum: My RV Build Project Today, 10:18 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Elevator horn drill

I got the horns accurately drilled last night. I made a jig as you would do normally to ensure the holes are straight and true. My horns were basically dead on and it was a push on which one was...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-25-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,784
Posted By kentlik
WOW! That is awesome dude! You killed it on...

WOW!

That is awesome dude! You killed it on this build and I feel like I tagged along for the whole ride!

Congratulations Jereme!

Kent
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-24-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Thank you, Mike! These last few steps have...

Thank you, Mike! These last few steps have really helped to keep me slogging ahead.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-24-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
elevators

elevators getting fitted

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50977175191_82a1f2bcd9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kEFmaD)elevators (https://flic.kr/p/2kEFmaD) by Kent Luttrell...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-23-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Thank you! Thanks for the tip on the torque goo! ...

Thank you!
Thanks for the tip on the torque goo! I put it on to tell myself I had torqued the nut. Frankly didn't think of the actual area to place it and it seemed like a good place to see if the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-22-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
HS mounted

Moving on to the VS, hope I can find all the parts...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50970311847_a627307130_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kE5aW8)HS aft (2) (https://flic.kr/p/2kE5aW8) by Kent...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-21-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Thank you, John! I am at the hangar working on...

Thank you, John! I am at the hangar working on attaching the tailpieces...a little involved with finding the center of predrilled holes in tight spaces...
custom center finders being made.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-21-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,784
Posted By kentlik
When I look at all the wiring I almost shat...

When I look at all the wiring I almost shat myself...how will I ever get all that done!

Holy Moly!

Well one connection at a time I guess...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-21-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,673
Posted By kentlik
Having done this on my -7...that is undoubtedly...

Having done this on my -7...that is undoubtedly the best work I have ever seen! Bar set, not a scratch!

Really not fair...I was kind-of feeling good about my work too...haha

Excellent
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-19-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,320
Posted By kentlik
I would say SDS EFI by Ross Farnham.

I would say SDS EFI by Ross Farnham.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-19-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Thank you Blaine! Just got the other wing to...

Thank you Blaine! Just got the other wing to start on and then I can concentrate on the wiring. A bit of odds and ends around the beast but it is coming along slow but sure.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-19-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Thank you Marc! Sometimes when I trudge along...

Thank you Marc! Sometimes when I trudge along alone in the cold these notes are truly an inspiration!
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-18-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Thanks, Jereme! I am still rolling. I am not...

Thanks, Jereme! I am still rolling. I am not looking forward to the unbuilding of the right-wing before the building but...I will persevere!
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-18-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 1,215,813
Posted By kentlik
I would never leave my build area! haha

I would never leave my build area! haha
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-18-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By kentlik
Now that is a really ingenious way to remedy a...

Now that is a really ingenious way to remedy a broken hinge!
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-17-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 1,215,813
Posted By kentlik
That looks like some excellent work! What a...

That looks like some excellent work! What a comfortable-looking build space too!
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-17-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Thanks, Ryan! I have those up next after I get...

Thanks, Ryan! I have those up next after I get the HS mounted and sorted. We just have to keep at it and sooner or later we will be done!

I hope...HAHA
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-17-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Elevator stuff

I have started the elevator tip install and just need a bit higher temperatures to do the fiberglass work. Trimming and such to...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-16-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Tail mounting

I have wanted to mount the HS for months but did not have room in my garage as it was partitioned for work stuff. Now I can get to...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-15-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Hangar

Quick shot of my hangar. Trying to get some pics uploaded but my phone is giving me fits...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50947809506_bc4bc20950_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kC5QLJ)IMAG1584...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-10-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,784
Posted By kentlik
Great to see it back turning the screw. Man,...

Great to see it back turning the screw. Man, that looks cold! I am complaining about 38F.

Good work Jereme!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-27-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,535
Posted By kentlik
That's a head-scratcher. Are there any other...

That's a head-scratcher.

Are there any other leaks in the system? Pump the brakes and see if it develops again. Might be the next easiest step Jereme, rather than tearing right into it.

Just a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-22-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By kentlik
In spades...sorry...

In spades...sorry...
Forum: RV-4 01-22-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 251,879
Posted By kentlik
Looks very clean, nice work!

Looks very clean, nice work!
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,502
Posted By kentlik
That is a beauty! I bet it was a great feeling of...

That is a beauty!
I bet it was a great feeling of accomplishment when she flew!

Nice work!
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-17-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By kentlik
Thanks for the update Ross!

Thanks for the update Ross!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-16-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By kentlik
Carl, could you clarify this for me? ...so the...

Carl, could you clarify this for me? ...so the flush overhangs the trailing edge...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-16-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,476
Posted By kentlik
I am so sorry for your loss Sir... I think there...

I am so sorry for your loss Sir...

I think there are a few assumptions going on here that led to an interesting thread.
The most apparent is that this kit owner "wants" a repair certificate.
His...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-14-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,784
Posted By kentlik
Looks good! Good luck with the reassembly...

Looks good!
Good luck with the reassembly Jereme, it will be grand!
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-11-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 224,784
Posted By kentlik
Well, you are indeed a MACHINE Carne! I have the...

Well, you are indeed a MACHINE Carne!

I have the highest praise for your grit with regard to this motor, just wow.

I have used the kitchen oven for curing coated parts and my Julianne was a trooper...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-06-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By kentlik
Nothing sticks to Delrin to any degree. If you...

Nothing sticks to Delrin to any degree. If you really don't want to buy new parts you could install a Heli-coil that would be a working repair. But...you may find that if you ever have to remove...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-04-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By kentlik
Really beautiful pictures of our coastline! ...

Really beautiful pictures of our coastline! Can't wait to get the RV done and do the same coastline flying.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-30-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,629
Posted By kentlik
That is a great idea! I haven't had any helpers...

That is a great idea!
I haven't had any helpers to speak of. Save for James Jula and he is a pro. I probably could have used this at the beginning of this journey for sure! As I look back Larry...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-29-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,629
Posted By kentlik
Green automotive stripping tape, 5/16". I have...

Green automotive stripping tape, 5/16". I have never heard of marking an "X" before, sounds time-consuming.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-29-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By kentlik
Way cool Don! Clearly a good idea and the way...

Way cool Don!
Clearly a good idea and the way to go. I myself just started hacking into it and hoped for the best HAHAHA
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-26-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,913
Posted By kentlik
What search function? Certainly, not the one...

What search function? Certainly, not the one associated with this page as it returns whatever it feels like on any given day...HAHAHA
Forum: Alternative Engines 12-11-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 155,165
Posted By kentlik
Thanks for the response. I am in the process of...

Thanks for the response. I am in the process of installing SDS currently and look forward to getting it in and tested!
Forum: Alternative Engines 12-10-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 155,165
Posted By kentlik
Checking in from Beaverton OR. At what altitude...

Checking in from Beaverton OR. At what altitude are you flying? Is it cold? I believe your aircraft is running SDS, am I correct?

Kent
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-07-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,948
Posted By kentlik
Well, this is going to be a boon for so many...

Well, this is going to be a boon for so many including myself. And I get to buy another blind rivet tool!

Nice camera work Greg!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-05-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,478
Posted By kentlik
Looking forward to that Ross! :)

Looking forward to that Ross!

:)
Forum: Reviews 12-01-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By kentlik
Thanks, Greg for the clarification.

Thanks, Greg for the clarification.
Forum: Reviews 11-30-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 985
Posted By kentlik
Are the prices (each)?

Are the prices (each)?
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-29-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By kentlik
I might have an extra that I can part with for a...

I might have an extra that I can part with for a good deal. Let me check a box. I am in process of moving to the hangar now so a bit disorganized.

I Will check today. PM me if interested.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-28-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,725
Posted By kentlik
I used this, worked pretty...

I used this, worked pretty good...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50657196617_0291298e17_m.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kbpnFF)sawzall (https://flic.kr/p/2kbpnFF) by Kent Luttrell...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-23-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
That is a Stingray "Mini-Twin" tandem bike. ...

That is a Stingray "Mini-Twin" tandem bike. Collector's item of my wife grandparents, they bought it back in '69 for the grandkids to ride when they came to visit. It is a single-speed bike from...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-21-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Fuse stand etc

I am moving to the hangar early in the build, my spouse wants her garage back haha!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50629283252_c1c7c276d2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2k8Wj1L)IMAG1596...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-17-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,478
Posted By kentlik
Could this conceivably lead to an upgrade of the...

Could this conceivably lead to an upgrade of the code on the existing SDS ECU to accommodate the NTK O2 sensor?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-17-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,478
Posted By kentlik
Roger that. That is quite a range, I hope to be...

Roger that. That is quite a range, I hope to be on the higher side of that curve!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-17-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,268
Posted By kentlik
This process has worked well for me. I would...

This process has worked well for me. I would say, a thousand times...maybe more.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-16-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,478
Posted By kentlik
Ross, what kind of lifespan are you seeing with...

Ross, what kind of lifespan are you seeing with the Bosch O2 sensors in your application?
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-15-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,009
Posted By kentlik
I love that rivet Draker...So glad they are...

I love that rivet Draker...So glad they are around...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-14-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,364
Posted By kentlik
I have not done it yet but plan on...

I have not done it yet but plan on chemically/mechanically bonding 1-3mm neoprene around the pushrods. I have not experimented yet but it is quite pliable and offers little resistance in other...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-07-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,678
Posted By kentlik
Sounds high to me. I budgeted $18K. I might be...

Sounds high to me.
I budgeted $18K. I might be wrong.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-07-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,433
Posted By kentlik
Lacquer thinner no Bueno Try Kerosene typically...

Lacquer thinner no Bueno
Try Kerosene typically found in "Goof Off"
Forum: Safety 11-06-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,118
Posted By kentlik
Uh...ya, I second that statement...:) ...but the...

Uh...ya, I second that statement...:)

...but the MACHINE has built, broke, and repaired his plane faster than most decide which rivet to use and where...:D
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-27-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Engine bus mstr relay wired...

Engine bus mstr relay wired

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50537439752_9a3a6b1091_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jZPA99)engine busrelay (https://flic.kr/p/2jZPA99) by Kent Luttrell...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-19-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 1,215,813
Posted By kentlik
Awesome job Sean! Looks great!

Awesome job Sean! Looks great!
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-15-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
I have been working on the wiring of the SDS...

I have been working on the wiring of the SDS system and modules

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50314091921_743ca3e1f1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jE5SBt)IMAG1429 (https://flic.kr/p/2jE5SBt) by...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-21-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,391
Posted By kentlik
PM sent. Hope it helps.

PM sent. Hope it helps.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-17-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1,894
Views: 1,215,813
Posted By kentlik
Congratulations Larry! Wow, been watching and...

Congratulations Larry!

Wow, been watching and playing along with you for some time, great to see you move to the hanger!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-07-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,350
Posted By kentlik
Don in for the winning advice!

Don in for the winning advice!
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-07-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
John is the horse's mouth on this one. And as...

John is the horse's mouth on this one. And as usual, adds the .pdf's for good measure.

I am using John's complete wiring scheme as we have the same all-electric planes running the same components. ...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-06-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 178,590
Posted By kentlik
Trying to get something done and decided on...

Trying to get something done and decided on mounting the engine bus here to get those wire lengths down to as close to 6" as...
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