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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By RVFan671
I'm copying you

I'm in the process of doing mine, modeled off yours. Couple of things I'm doing differently are that the perimeter of my sheet will be riveted through structure on the backside. The sides are...
Forum: RV-10 02-05-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By RVFan671
Drilling holes ahead of time but using the original weldmounts?

Do we have an option to drill the 'difficult' holes in the center section but continue the installation with the originally designed weldmounts if we still have ease of access to the center sections,...
Forum: RV-10 01-12-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,710
Posted By RVFan671
For those that arent ordering a QB in the next...

For those that arent ordering a QB in the next couple months, the SB isnt as slow anymore with the final sized holes planned to be included in the complete kits by the end of 2021 in all kits. I'm a...
Forum: RV-10 01-05-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,810
Posted By RVFan671
One of my two were off quite a bit but I was able...

One of my two were off quite a bit but I was able to adjust it out with the mounts. Glad to know this is a potential trial fix if it flies funny when I finally get it in the air in a few years.
Forum: RV-10 12-22-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,220
Posted By RVFan671
Do we dimple all holes on the web of the f1015A...

Do we dimple all holes on the web of the f1015A or only a certain set of them? I got the flange on the proper side but didn't dimple anything yet. Bottom skin isn't on yet so I'm hoping a hand...
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By RVFan671
Thanks for the insight. I will be sure to put it...

Thanks for the insight. I will be sure to put it into consideration. Is it a moot point if I were to have someone build the pannel for me and ship it or is the access still needed then (yet to decide...
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By RVFan671
Why cant you fit the doors? They have a...

Why cant you fit the doors? They have a dependency on the cowl? The baffles are in the FWF I think and expected those to be done after the engine is installed already.
Forum: RV-10 12-17-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By RVFan671
What cant be done on the finish kit without an engine and avionics

Thinking about doing the finish kit after the fuse and before wings. The main reason is so I can delay purchase of the most expensive pieces (engine, prop and avionics). Is the cowl section the only...
Forum: RV-10 12-17-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By RVFan671
I bought a used emp and completed everything...

I bought a used emp and completed everything including mounting the tail fetters and fiberglass then moved to fuse. I'm doing it because there is not much to do with the wings til you bolt them up in...
Forum: RV-10 12-14-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By RVFan671
I believe the PH Aviation flap motor is almost...

I believe the PH Aviation flap motor is almost the same price as Van's motor plus indicator (might even be cheaper than vans) and supposedly way easier install than the effort for the Van's indicator...
Forum: RV-10 12-08-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By RVFan671
Now off topic, but should I keep the flap motor...

Now off topic, but should I keep the flap motor mount bracket on the same plane as it is from Van's where the front is slightly tilted downward? Looks like it in the pic but hard to tell.
Forum: RV-10 12-07-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By RVFan671
Flap mount

Perfect, I'll slide the bracket in its entirety 1.5" forward like your picture. I've got material for a shim.
Forum: RV-10 12-06-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,005
Posted By RVFan671
When to order andair fuel valve and PH aviation flap motor kit?

Working on the firewall and mid fuse right now and this is about the time to install the bracket for the flap motor and fuel valve. When do I need to order the actual flap motor and fuel valve? Will...
Forum: RV-10 12-06-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By RVFan671
I picked up my fuse from Van's on 10/9 and...

I picked up my fuse from Van's on 10/9 and haven't recieved any of the BO parts. One bag is ready to ship and they will send it but an item I exchanged is now on BO til late december and they'll ship...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-30-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 893
Posted By RVFan671
Too light on the countersink?

See pics. I went 7 clicks deeper per standard instructions from when a rivet is flush with the sink, so it could support the dimple. The metal on the right is the stainless firewall and the left is...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-25-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By RVFan671
Ok, I've been convinced to move forward with my...

Ok, I've been convinced to move forward with my plan B, which was to use the aluminm rivets. I was planning on the forward side firewall protection and the under belly to keep 'normal'rv10 heat away...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-25-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By RVFan671
Which stainless rivets for firewall and where did you buy them?

From research on the forums it seems like stainless rivets are the way to go on the firewall for protection. I'm wondering what part number you are using and where you got them.

I found (and...
Forum: RV-10 11-10-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By RVFan671
Van's confirmed I'll need to buy a replacement.

Van's confirmed I'll need to buy a replacement.
Forum: RV-10 11-10-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By RVFan671
Countersunk the wrong part, now what? F1039D

Sent off the same question to Van's but figured I'd also solicit opinions here.

While working on my RV10 section 27-4 step 3 I incorrectly thought the f1039D lays against the pop out on the...
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By RVFan671
Did you end up dimpling the oil cooler holes and...

Did you end up dimpling the oil cooler holes and fwd fuse attach holes at the same time as the rest of the firewall? I was thinking they may want us to wait so we can mock them up without dimples....
Forum: RV-10 10-13-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By RVFan671
Storing your fiberglass fuselage canopy cover

Just picked up the fuselage kit and I plan to store the completed emp kit and the large fiberglass top from the fuse kit at my parents shop. Have heard fiberglass can distort/warp over time so I'm...
Forum: RV-10 09-27-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,273
Posted By RVFan671
Not sure if you buried lights in the electrical...

Not sure if you buried lights in the electrical or misc category but they can add up. Also consider if youíre going to install an oxygen system as one of your extras.

When I did the same approach...
Forum: RV-10 09-20-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,367
Posted By RVFan671
How thick?

What thickness was the fiberfrax you put under the stainless?
Forum: RV-10 09-15-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,406
Posted By RVFan671
Time for tailcone

I purchased my kit with the horizontal, rudder and vertical stab 100% complete. Elevators required trailing edge and wrap up partly complete trim tabs. 0% on tailcone.

I'm at 280 hours now (looks...
Forum: Propellers 09-06-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By RVFan671
Io540 compatibility for a McCauley

Building an rv10 and keeping an eye out for used parts. I came across a propeller off a cessna 310 that had a 520 engine in it. Wondering if anyone is an expert or knows of an expert in the PNW I...
Forum: Fiberglass 08-23-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,759
Posted By RVFan671
Thanks all! I will pick up some 80 grit and give...

Thanks all! I will pick up some 80 grit and give it the etch bath. Luckily I was careful and the strips arent fully delaminated so I'll get my rivets in once I finish up.
Forum: Fiberglass 08-23-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,759
Posted By RVFan671
Epoxy isnt bonding to aluminum

I am working on emp fairings for my rv10. I decided I wanted more grip for the blind rivets so put .025 strip of aluminum about .5" tall along the fairings. I used west 406 with the west 105 and 206...
Forum: RV-10 07-19-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 515
Posted By RVFan671
Lining up the elevators

Seeing another poster today made me want to reach out for more opinions.

Iím about to drill the center bearing for the elevator horns and in instructions it calls out making sure you have 1/8 inch...
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,644
Posted By RVFan671
Flap Actuator

Anyone have the part name/number(s) for the flap actuator that I should ask them to leave out when I go to order?
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,644
Posted By RVFan671
Do you need to buy one or two of the actuators?

Do you need to buy one or two of the actuators?
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,644
Posted By RVFan671
I haven't verified with Van's but I've seen other...

I haven't verified with Van's but I've seen other posts where you can't drop the existing door latch parts. Good call out though since I'll need to upgrade, just can't drop the original parts from...
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,644
Posted By RVFan671
Additional info

In case it matters, at this time my plan for interior will be the complete kit from SFSport Aviation which includes center console and overhead...
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,644
Posted By RVFan671
I haven't looked into the trim a lot but thought...

I haven't looked into the trim a lot but thought I was seeing some spring systems, or something like this? https://www.aerosportproducts.com/product/rudder-trim/.

I probably won't go with the rudder...
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,644
Posted By RVFan671
RV-10 Fuselage Kit Deletion Suggestions

I am looking at ordering the fuselage it in the next week or so. I've wrapped up the empenage and I am going to keep an eye out for a used set of wings as I move forward with the build.

I did a...
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