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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-11-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,457
Posted By Brandi
Thanks for the mention, Larry. My goal is to have...

Thanks for the mention, Larry. My goal is to have a beta version by the end of October. Will keep you all in the loop.
Forum: RV-10 10-12-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,674
Posted By Brandi
If it helps you any, we logged our time by...

If it helps you any, we logged our time by sections here (http://n42bu.com/timelog.aspx)
Forum: RV-10 10-11-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,777
Posted By Brandi
Haha! I don't blame her! =) I made mine from...

Haha! I don't blame her! =)

I made mine from scratch. If you like the design, I can snail mail my homemade "patterns" to her. I don't mind explaining my process either.

Photo of my front seats...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-25-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,135
Posted By Brandi
That was us. =) I saw you guys fly over before...

That was us. =) I saw you guys fly over before you landed and, when we went to leave, I commented on "all of the Canadian planes" on the ramp. =P



You bet! We plan to be there the first half of the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-24-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,135
Posted By Brandi
RV-10s to the Bahamas

We made it to the Bahamas for a second time in April, as a flight of 3 RV-10s. For the first half of the trip, we stayed at the Staniel Cay Yacht Club in The Exumas. We'd been there before but we had...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-05-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,888
Posted By Brandi
Here's the travel crib I...

Here's the travel crib I made:
http://unrein.smugmug.com/Adventures-And-Vacations/Thanksgiving-2014/i-dmLjrGW/0/M/10405317_10152433254597601_277962833901320468_n-M.jpg

It's the same size as a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-05-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,888
Posted By Brandi
We'll be there tomorrow morning. You should swing...

We'll be there tomorrow morning. You should swing by! :)
Forum: RV-10 06-06-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,568
Posted By Brandi
This looks great, Dave! I can't wait to see the...

This looks great, Dave! I can't wait to see the finished product. :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-07-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,200
Posted By Brandi
Thanks!

Our cousin, who's a graphic designer, came up with the scheme. They were painted on by Don Smith at KVPC.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-02-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,200
Posted By Brandi
Christmas in Arizona

We did it again... another wonderful trip across the country and back in this amazing machine we built together. Only this time, she looked pretty too....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,612
Posted By Brandi
Congrats David! :D

Congrats David! :D
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-31-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,333
Posted By Brandi
This video is how Brian and I taught ourselves to...

This video is how Brian and I taught ourselves to rivet when we first bought the kit. :)

Neither of us had ever riveted anything before and we didn't take a class. We just bought the toolbox...
Forum: RV-10 12-20-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 814
Views: 666,580
Posted By Brandi
They're supposed to be right on the window...

They're supposed to be right on the window joints. We did not glass over the edges.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-20-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,378
Posted By Brandi
Awesome view and some great shots guys!

Awesome view and some great shots guys!
Forum: RV-10 12-17-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 814
Views: 666,580
Posted By Brandi
Looks like you've got a ton of help, John! You'll...

Looks like you've got a ton of help, John! You'll be in the air in no time. :)
Forum: RV-10 12-17-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,857
Posted By Brandi
Congrats! :D

Congrats! :D
Forum: RV-10 12-17-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 814
Views: 666,580
Posted By Brandi
Thanks guys! (on both accounts) =D Brian and I...

Thanks guys! (on both accounts) =D

Brian and I had ran across a window treatment similar to that on another RV-10 while surfing the internet a while back. We really liked it and knew we wanted to do...
Forum: RV-10 12-15-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 666,580
Posted By Brandi
We wanted something unique and bright. We had...

We wanted something unique and bright. We had given our cousin, who's a graphic designer, a few ideas of graphics and colors that we liked and she came up with a handful of different designs for us...
Forum: RV-10 12-15-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 666,580
Posted By Brandi
Almost finished

:D We got her back from the paint shop Friday night and couldn't be more pleased!! Now all I've got to do is finish up a couple of interior items and she'll be finished.

Our cousin designed the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-01-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By Brandi
Buy new tires!

We had the same problem on the -10 and switched them between wheels at the annual. It ended up biting us in the a** 4 months later while landing at an unfamiliar airport for gas at 11pm. Needless to...
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 666,580
Posted By Brandi
Brian drove up to the paint shop last week to...

Brian drove up to the paint shop last week to take the doors off and snapped a couple of photos of the primed plane and parts. We were super excited to see what had been done in just 4 1/2...
Forum: RV-10 10-22-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,813
Posted By Brandi
Beginning number: 0.25 IPS Ending number: 0.07...

Beginning number: 0.25 IPS
Ending number: 0.07 IPS

Left it at that after one run. Definitely a noticeable difference on the next flight.
Forum: RV-10 09-26-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,966
Posted By Brandi
We use the stock floats calibrated within the...

We use the stock floats calibrated within the Dynon Skyview and the red cube. 270 hours in and, so far, it's always only a gallon or two off. We could probably remedy that by recalculating them if we...
Forum: RV-10 09-26-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,997
Posted By Brandi
Lord Adhesive vs. Weld-On Update

I don't know if you guys remember, but we attached the pilot side door window on our plane with Weld-On and the other windows with Lord Adhesive as a little experiment. Some builders feel that the...
Forum: RV-10 09-25-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,271
Posted By Brandi
Congrats, Brian! :D

Congrats, Brian! :D
Forum: RV-10 09-24-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,084
Posted By Brandi
We did the same.

We did the same.
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,416
Posted By Brandi
We used 120mm case fans + grills as...

We used 120mm case fans + grills as well.

http://unrein.smugmug.com/Category/Panel/i-ZNVcbwv/0/L/IMG_7298-L.jpg...
Forum: RV-10 09-22-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 814
Views: 666,580
Posted By Brandi
We just took her in Friday so it will be a while...

We just took her in Friday so it will be a while yet.

Don Smith at KVPC.
Forum: RV-10 09-21-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 814
Views: 666,580
Posted By Brandi
Going in for paint!...

Going in for paint! :D

http://unrein.smugmug.com/Category/Paint/i-KvpKdsh/0/L/20130920_171543-L.jpg
Forum: RV-10 09-16-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,037
Posted By Brandi
Congrats Mark! :D

Congrats Mark! :D
Forum: RV-10 08-02-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,355
Posted By Brandi
Thanks for organizing Ed! We had a great time. :)

Thanks for organizing Ed! We had a great time. :)
Forum: RV-10 07-23-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,716
Posted By Brandi
I don't know what you're using but the heat...

I don't know what you're using but the heat shielding from Van's sticks better than anything I've ever bought from Aircraft Spruce. I tore off the junk I had purchased from ACS (what was left of it)...
Forum: RV-10 07-23-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,218
Posted By Brandi
I did not paint the seat area.

For the bottoms, I completely covered them and carpeted under them.

For the seat backs, I made covers similar to a pillow case. They are open at the bottom and slide down over the foam AND the...
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,044
Posted By Brandi
Congrats! :D

Congrats! :D
Forum: RV-10 06-19-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,296
Posted By Brandi
Here's our list... Did right: Decided to build...

Here's our list...

Did right:

Decided to build the plane despite it being seemingly impossible and too expensive of a task.
Waited to paint until after it had flown for a while. Too many things...
Forum: RV-10 06-19-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,296
Posted By Brandi
Thanks guys! I'm not sure I could have...

Thanks guys!



I'm not sure I could have constructed that list if I wasn't keeping up with it in a database somewhere. Nice job!



Anything specific? We didn't find anything during the annual...
Forum: RV-10 06-16-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,296
Posted By Brandi
The first year

Today marks the first anniversary of our first flight! In the past 365 days we've flown 239 hours, gone to 59 different airports in 14 different states and 2 other countries....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 563,727
Posted By Brandi
I love them! Bought them at OSH last year and I...

I love them! Bought them at OSH last year and I haven't gone back to the over-ear ones since. I tried on both these (halos) and the clarity aloft ones and found the halos to fit me better. I'd...
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,334
Posted By Brandi
Do it!

Just go ahead and order the tail kit. Trust me. :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-10-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,744
Posted By Brandi
We used synthetic

I made our seat covers out of Ultraleather (same as classic aero synthetic leather) and I can't come up with anything bad to say about it. Our interior is mostly black with some gray but you wouldn't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 563,727
Posted By Brandi
Flying in the Bahamas

http://unrein.smugmug.com/Adventures-And-Vacations/Bahamas-2013/i-2QbFJsX/0/L/IMG-2510-L.jpg (http://unrein.smugmug.com/Adventures-And-Vacations/Bahamas-2013/29283265_N7rfjx#!i=2496795337&k=2QbFJsX)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,742
Posted By Brandi
The frankentoolbox

Our toolbox is hideous! We keep it hidden away in a closet with nothing in it. :eek:

Just keep practicing. It's one of those things that you'll get the hang of one day and you'll never think twice...
Forum: RV-10 06-10-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,470
Posted By Brandi
We have 240 hours on ours and we're taking it to...

We have 240 hours on ours and we're taking it to the painter after OSH. I'm glad we didn't paint first for a few reason... Although, none of them were mods. We've pulled the left tank twice, fixed...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-06-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,465
Posted By Brandi
I love it!

Another gorgeous Georgia sunset :D
http://unrein.smugmug.com/Flying-FlyIns-AirShows/Fall-Leaves-Tour-2011/i-6MSWmw3/0/L/IMG_7663-L.jpg...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-28-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,498
Posted By Brandi
Nice meeting you guys in Stella Maris. :)

Nice meeting you guys in Stella Maris. :)
Forum: RV-10 05-22-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,517
Posted By Brandi
Hi Dave! We'll gladly come help. Brian will give...

Hi Dave!

We'll gladly come help. Brian will give you a call.
Forum: RV-10 04-22-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,741
Posted By Brandi
Keep it fresh

Work on it a little bit every single day so you don't have to waste time going back and trying to figure out what it was that you did last week.
Forum: RV-10 04-22-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,999
Posted By Brandi
Hi Tim, You can find Sean's third door latch kit...

Hi Tim,

You can find Sean's third door latch kit here (http://www.planearound.com). It's awesome!

Also, there are some headset and seat belt brackets available here...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,700
Posted By Brandi
This move is called "One million free back-rubs"...

This move is called "One million free back-rubs" ;)

http://unrein.smugmug.com/Category/Homestretch/i-G7gLbxZ/0/M/IMG_9450-M.jpg
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-08-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,889
Posted By Brandi
We flew to Guaymas, Mexico from Tucson, AZ for...

We flew to Guaymas, Mexico from Tucson, AZ for Thanksgiving last year. It was fun and easy. You can read more about it here (http://n42bu.com/post/2012/11/26/Thanksgiving-in-Mexico.aspx).
Forum: RV-10 04-01-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,803
Posted By Brandi
Congrats, Brian! =D

Congrats, Brian! =D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,125
Posted By Brandi
I modify the Clarity Aloft ones to work with my...

I modify the Clarity Aloft ones to work with my Halo headset because they're more comfy, imo. Pull the black tube out of the Halo plugs and twist them into the hole of the Clarity Aloft plugs.
Forum: RV-10 03-05-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,926
Posted By Brandi
Welcome back James & Zeni! :)

Welcome back James & Zeni! :)
Forum: RV-10 12-17-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,142
Posted By Brandi
Congrats to both of you guys! :D

Congrats to both of you guys! :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 11-26-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,419
Posted By Brandi
West Coast Trip - Thanksgiving in Mexico

Brian is from Tucson, AZ and this year we decided to go have Thanksgiving with his family. So, on Saturday, November 17th, Brian, myself and our 17 yr old sister, Hannah, jumped in the RV-10 and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,146
Posted By Brandi
Mine are home grown but it's a LOT of work. I...

Mine are home grown but it's a LOT of work. I drew the design I wanted straight on the foam and used a clear shower curtain to transfer it to some freezer paper with a seam allowance. I then cut...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,670
Posted By Brandi
If you haven't found any yet, you're welcome to...

If you haven't found any yet, you're welcome to what we've got left over. It's probably enough to finish your project.
Forum: RV-10 09-25-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,340
Posted By Brandi
Our Experiment: Lord Adhesive vs. Weld-On

On our -10 we have one door window installed with Weld-On and all other windows installed with Lord adhesive. We've noticed a few areas around the weld-on window where the surface is raised at the...
Forum: RV-10 09-05-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,916
Posted By Brandi
We're paying $4100 @ 150K hull. Low time PP w/...

We're paying $4100 @ 150K hull. Low time PP w/ 130 hrs total and 10 in type at the time. NationAir was the ONLY one that would cover our phase I.

Hoping next year will be cheaper. Brian's already...
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,168
Posted By Brandi
2300 hours in 20 months with two of us working on...

2300 hours in 20 months with two of us working on it. Pre-built emp kit, regular build wings and quick build fuse. No paint as of yet. We also designed and wired all electrical; designed, cut and...
Forum: RV-10 08-23-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,301
Posted By Brandi
I'm lazy... I haven't called them yet. I'll let...

I'm lazy... I haven't called them yet. I'll let you know what they tell me though.
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,108
Posted By Brandi
Welcome Dave! :D

Welcome Dave! :D
Forum: RV-10 07-12-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,301
Posted By Brandi
Unhappy Crow Seat belts

I'm not too overly thrilled with our Crow seat belts. We ordered them from ACS and specified that they were for the RV-10. However, I can't get the back seat lap belts tight enough to even look like...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,057
Posted By Brandi
Lower the price to something even remotely...

Lower the price to something even remotely comparable to your neighbors and we won't fly to other airports to buy gas...

According to AOPA, "busy Atlanta suburban airport" is asking $1.44 MORE per...
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