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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-30-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By UNCRV
I finally found the leak was in the cheap crappy...

I finally found the leak was in the cheap crappy pressure gauge after pulling my hair out. Changed the pressure gauge and magically the leak disappeared. Ended up making two new lines on the interior...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-29-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By UNCRV
I could be mistaken but I think the 12is runs...

I could be mistaken but I think the 12is runs about 45 psi. With 4 lines installed with several fittings And pumped up to 50 psi I had a 2 psi drop over about two months which could have been from...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-29-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By UNCRV
Did you have the fuel pumps installed? Thatís...

Did you have the fuel pumps installed? Thatís the only thing I was curious about potentially damaging.

Was this fire using air or was it using fuel? Iím curious about that as well
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-29-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By UNCRV
Oh I meant using compressed air from a hand pump...

Oh I meant using compressed air from a hand pump to pressurize it, not fuel.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-29-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By UNCRV
After I figured out the problem with this was the...

After I figured out the problem with this was the cheap pressure gauge I got the res of the lines installed. Is there any problem with pressurizing the entire system with the fuel pumps installed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By UNCRV
These are the two small rods. The aluminum ones I...

These are the two small rods. The aluminum ones I was going to try to slosh primer in but the steel one is so small I don’t know that I can even get a rag stuffed in it to try to clean any residual...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By UNCRV
Boiled Linseed Oil

Does anyone still use linseed oil on the inside of tubes? I have a powder coated control tube for the rv-12 that I was thinking of pouring linseed oil in instead of primer if for no other reason...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-05-2022, 06:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,545
Posted By UNCRV
This is great. Following.

This is great. Following.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-29-2022, 07:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 502
Posted By UNCRV
Oil tank bracket question

It seems that there was an update to the oil tank bracket between my printer plans and new plans. I have the steel reinforcement and the template but wanted to confirm that I need to cut off the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-14-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 32,024
Posted By UNCRV
Perfect. Exactly what I needed. Thanks Greg.

Perfect. Exactly what I needed. Thanks Greg.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-14-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 32,024
Posted By UNCRV
Does anybody have dimensions of the crate the...

Does anybody have dimensions of the crate the engine kit and the finish kit come in? Iím trying to make sure I have room in the garage before they arrive in the next month or two.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-01-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,327
Posted By UNCRV
I was wondering about that too. Getting that U...

I was wondering about that too. Getting that U channel out seems like a very big job based on putting it together. I wondered if rebuilding a fuselage would not be close to equal work. The firewall...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-13-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By UNCRV
Fuel line test

On the Rv12is I wanted to get an idea of what the community thought on this topic. I decided to test a couple of the fuel lines before I went much further on the build so I capped three ends and put...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-28-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By UNCRV
I tried fluting before I posted this and it did...

I tried fluting before I posted this and it did not help so I took them out. I have since put them back in based on comments but it is still about a half hole off.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-27-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By UNCRV
F-1207A baggage bulkhead question

Has anyone encountered the F-1207A bulkhead bowing when installed to the F-01207C left and rights? Appears the holes are about 1/2 a hole off when put in place. Here is a picture to show what is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2022, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,545
Posted By UNCRV
Did you check with Vans about this specific part?...

Did you check with Vans about this specific part? I had part of the roll bar assembly for the 12 that looks like this and they said it was normal and due to the specific treatment they do to those...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-19-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,077
Posted By UNCRV
I just did the fitment for both of these over the...

I just did the fitment for both of these over the last few months and put them in the fuselage. Reading this thread makes me worried I could Have removed too much material or fit them incorrectly and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By UNCRV
Stewart transport has been fantastic when I have...

Stewart transport has been fantastic when I have used them. I highly recommend.
Forum: RV-10 12-08-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,342
Posted By UNCRV
Yep thatís normal. That part of the elevator is...

Yep thatís normal. That part of the elevator is unbelievably frustrating to get to line up. I worked hours on them including reordering one of them and was never 100% happy with them but they seemed...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-20-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,815
Posted By UNCRV
I recently ordered from Brown tool and the clecos...

I recently ordered from Brown tool and the clecos that showed up weíre Clecoloc. They are ok for non final drilled holes but seem undersized for final drilled holes. I will be ordering wedgeloc ones...
Forum: RV-10 08-22-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,037
Posted By UNCRV
Here are a few more pics. I think at this point I...

Here are a few more pics. I think at this point I am going to move on with the intent of drilling out the two end rivets and potentially enlarging some of the spar rivets to see if it will flatten...
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,037
Posted By UNCRV
I will get a better picture this weekend when I...

I will get a better picture this weekend when I get home where the project is but the edge that is off the picture is close to being equal to the elevator trailing edge.
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,037
Posted By UNCRV
I was thinking of living with it for right now...

I was thinking of living with it for right now and rebuilding in the future. Doesnít seem like there is a real easy way to fix it at this point. Have no idea what it would actually mean in flight. ...
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,037
Posted By UNCRV
Iím pretty sure it is in the trim tab and not the...

Iím pretty sure it is in the trim tab and not the elevator. Elevator is pretty flat on the workbench. You can actually look at the trim tab and see it isnít flat when itís not attached to the...
Forum: RV-10 08-18-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,037
Posted By UNCRV
Elevator trim tab problem

Has anyone encountered a twist on their trim tabs such that the outboard edge is at least 1/4 in off when the inboard edge is flat? I tried searching but could not find an answer easily. Like...
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