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Forum: RV-14 10-28-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,487
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Belt sander

Band saw followed by mini belt sander from HF and then finish on 3M wheel. Just buy good 1"x30" belts to get rid of the jump at the belt splice (HF belts are very jumpy)
Forum: RV-14 11-05-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 136,751
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Awesome Plane

Turner, that is such a motivating image. Congrats on your beautiful aircraft!
Forum: RV-14 10-18-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,405
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Not going to fit

http://halie.com/oFg.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,191
Posted By FloMo14Builder
My rivet bags for the practice kit not only said...

My rivet bags for the practice kit not only said Class Training Bag 1 etc.. but on the next line or two or three it listed the various sizes of rivet in that bag.
Forum: RV-14 10-02-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,030
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Looking forward to Pics

I can't wait to see what your cockpit looks like when they are all installed. Seems like a million rivets away from where I am...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,659
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Some of these posts indicate you must get preview...

Some of these posts indicate you must get preview plans but that is not necessarily correct.

If your building a 10 12 or 14 there is no requirement to order preview plans. In fact your only option...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,621
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Vapor Cloud in cabin

"20-30 minutes for vapor cloud to degrade..."

Likely going to loose all spatial orientation and ground reference if you set off the Element extinguisher inside an aircraft. Definitely worth having...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,636
Posted By FloMo14Builder
We all know what assumptions do...

Well I am glad I stated it as an assumption. I have not had the opportunity to see under the skin of light aircraft. For what it?s worth, the certified aircraft I see in production have extremely...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,636
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Offensive language...

In my profession, accusing someone of over-engineering is, at best, accusing them of neglecting their professional responsibility (which is against the law for a Professional Engineer in most...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 786
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Important Note

In order for this method to work the album that the photo is placed in has to be a shared album. An easy way to ensure you have done it correctly is if the end of the long string of text in the url...
Forum: RV-14 08-29-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,126
Posted By FloMo14Builder
MyEAA

MyEAA is very simple to use and web based so it should work across platforms easily. Of course you need to be an EAA member to use it. It?s pretty much brand new so I expect there will be some...
Forum: RV-14 08-23-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,770
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Beer Social Friend...

Thanks Mark! It was great getting to know you at Oshkosh this year. Hopefully I will cross paths with you again some time, perhaps at Sun N Fun some year...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-22-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,564
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Thanks for the great write up!

As I face the daunting task of starting a build project I found your write up to be highly inspirational. Your trip is exactly the kind of thing I am dreaming of doing with my plane in the seemingly...
Forum: RV-14 08-21-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,770
Posted By FloMo14Builder
What is up with the Duct Tape?!?!

I am super excited to be unpacking my tail kit!! Anyone have tips for how to keep from shredding the vinyl when removing the VERY thorough duct tape job that the packers did? I stopped unpacking...
Forum: RV-14 08-18-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,770
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Delivery is scheduled

My Tuesday night plan is now an unboxing....
Forum: RV-14 08-14-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,770
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Congrats

I'd like to say I am happy for you...
My kit is sitting in Salt Lake City for some reason. I thought I was going to inventory this weekend but now I have another weekend to work on the Honey-Do...
Forum: RV-14 08-14-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,770
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Thanks for chiming in

Greg,

Thanks for chiming in!
It is encouraging to know you are active in this online community.
Forum: RV-14 08-13-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,180
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Both methods

I have the Andy Snips, band saw with metal cutting blade, 1" HF belt sander, and the 6" scotch bright wheels. Based on my extensive (practice kit) experience I have found a quick rough hand cut on...
Forum: RV-14 08-12-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,770
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Good idea

Truth is I have the airfoil practice kit to finish too, I have been installing new shelving in the shop so I can store tail cone skins...
Forum: RV-14 08-12-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,770
Posted By FloMo14Builder
On the Dock in Aurora!!

Just got a Bill of Lading from the freight company.
Hopefully I will have the kit in the next week.
:)
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,770
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Thanks

Mark,
I'm only 4 kits numbers behind you so hopefully I will hear something soon. Congrats on your already set rivets!
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,770
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Wink Oshkosh Order status

I understand that I am one of about 39 people who ordered a 14 empennage at Oshkosh 2019. I am a horribly impatient person. Amazon same day delivery works great for me...
I know many of us have...
Forum: Texas (North) 08-07-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,789
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Welcome

Welcome to North Texas!
Forum: RV-14 07-31-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,610
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Photo from OSH

I happened to grab a pic of this condition last...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-29-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,087
Posted By FloMo14Builder
My OSH19 Album

I have posted some of my pictures here:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/FKvaVE388Wo9B8Wm7
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,339
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Your so right

I dont even know how that happened. I would have sworn I had typed Wittman. I even double checked the spelling with two t's befor typing that. I must have zoned out and let my hands do the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,339
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Midway not much better

Long story short, I got home at 2:30 AM Thursday. That was just under 12hrs from Whitman to home. Did better than that in a 172 going around weather several years ago...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-29-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,087
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Easter Egg?

This was spotted on the wing of last year's One Week...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,129
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Great Time

I had a great time and made a few new friends. I barely scratched the surface of all the people there and wish I had met many more. Until next time...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-24-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,087
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Finally

After decades of planning and deliberations. I finally pulled the trigger yesterday in the Vans tent. I have ordered my tail...
Forum: RV-14 08-21-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,806
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Missed one

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/AkHkwq__kR6ao19edrJf6U25VUqyokgopzUFL0HCiEz5cEiB2SzOCFgw_LZxPJM-z3itET3vRwEe28nXqS8TW2EW7j9Oj9VTety4DMVB5Yjmlfc1gipC-o3FMO9EZg6e-4xcePcuvwVnvZYqo44RHKP7rZHCUc6JsbbO1_...
Forum: RV-14 08-20-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,806
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Here are the pics: Non flush sitting top...

Here are the pics:

Non flush sitting top...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-11-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,328
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Photos

Here are ksdflying's photos and some description:

My mission on this project was to engineer a way to stick with the vans design! ...by driving the impossible to reach SOLID rivets in the leading...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-10-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,328
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Pictures

I would be happy to help with posting pics, I am sure others would like to see them, as would I.

I believe you are building an 8, is that correct?

PM me if you would like me to post the pictures...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,421
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Vic, Congratulations on the successful flight! ...

Vic,

Congratulations on the successful flight! It was great to meet you last week. I thought your condition inspection presentation was very informative and quite sobering.

Anyone thinking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,421
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Looong trip home

Well I had a fantastic trip to Oshkosh.

I will tell you about my trip home as food for thought for any of you that may have forgotten the joys of flying commercially. I pulled out of camp...
Forum: RV-14 06-27-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,855
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Ill be there

I will be there but not really a 14 builder, yet...
Assuming Sid doesn't change my plans, I will be there Wed-Friday
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,471
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Is this what your after?

https://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/Gauge_Install.pdf

The above linked PDF has troubleshooting instructions for many Vans gauges.
Forum: RV-4 11-10-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Thank You

And THANK YOU Smokey for your service!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,489
Posted By FloMo14Builder
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/s3j429hkpXJy-z9T...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/s3j429hkpXJy-z9THOwKlRhxwUkq_9rGue76GU1kMgFSpkIvGbNDQH8VtBZlKUr3_QQR-2GAXuCkyTeHYOEkdj-RReYK8tZ__hHmOlMSmuSWM6e6CHbwc_tAKqtCCf44umr3FFcu1Vim_aHLCRhGvs2sfyMLdHOlibJCKE...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,966
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Shared?

Google photo not shared? Getting grey box with minus sign.
Forum: RV-10 10-30-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,126
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Pressure

Yep, I used a lot more pressure to the point that the DRDT arm deflects noticeably and I now get crisp edged dimples.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,966
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Awesome

I love that you used the music from the Rocketeer. Great soundtrack for such a magical experience for him! I hope to see a video of him in the left seat in about 9 yrs :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,645
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Do you see it now? I resized it to 800x600

Do you see it now? I resized it to 800x600
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,645
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Look what I found at Alliance

I stumbled across a familiar sight as I wandered the flight line at the Alliance Airshow today. Nestled amongst the “other” P-51s and warbirds was Kelli...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,053
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Smile DR and Co

Huge thank you to Doug! He too is a nice guy, even though he is not an Aggie...
Seriously though. If you haven't had the pleasure of meeting Doug in person you are missing out. And flying his RV...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-10-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,190
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Lesson learned from tool box

Yes, the tool box project removed any doubt I had about if I wanted to paint or polish.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-05-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,463
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Chatter update

So a big thank you to all who chimed in on my question! I learned several things from your replies. Among them was the obvious that my sawtooth edged holes really were a problem....
I also learned...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-03-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,978
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Debur chatter

This is the result I get when i give my Avery speed deburring tool a 360 around a drilled hole. ...
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,560
Posted By FloMo14Builder
My guess

Internal latch with remote release lever? Or a well trained gremlin sitting in compartment holding it shut...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,053
Posted By FloMo14Builder
Thank you VAF for a great day!

I am feeling highly motivated tonight after a couple of great experiences with the Vans community today.
First I met Deene Ogden at GTU where I not only came away with my shiny new used DRDT2...
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