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Forum: Electrical Systems 01-27-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 959
Posted By Tmartin66
I don't have a part number, but Digikey has every...

I don't have a part number, but Digikey has every molex connector known to man and there are a bunch! The biggest problem is sorting through all the different varietys. Digikey has a multitude of...
Forum: RV-14 01-03-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,771
Posted By Tmartin66
Thank you Dennis.

Thank you Dennis.
Forum: RV-14 01-02-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,771
Posted By Tmartin66
I'm having the same issue. Dennis, do you mind...

I'm having the same issue. Dennis, do you mind posting the part number you spoke of?
Forum: RV-14 12-31-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,210
Posted By Tmartin66
Good time to add additional firewall pass...

Good time to add additional firewall pass through. I found that I need more pass through locations and had to install after the engine was hung. Would be much easier before.
Forum: RV-14 12-31-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By Tmartin66
I am 15 hrs into phase 1 and my pilot side vent...

I am 15 hrs into phase 1 and my pilot side vent has already come unglued. Installed per plans. And yes I scuffed the mating parts and cleaned with solvent prior to installation. I originally...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,371
Posted By Tmartin66
Capt, where did you acquire the Full River HC20...

Capt, where did you acquire the Full River HC20 from? I can order an Odyssey PC680 from Odyssey for $132 and some change.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By Tmartin66
Yep, Kevin is great to work with. I had a similar...

Yep, Kevin is great to work with. I had a similar issue on my RV-14A. Toggle switches were just long enough to interfere with the stick grip. Sent everything to Kevin. Cut an inch of the top and...
Forum: RV-14 11-19-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,358
Posted By Tmartin66
Question Matching paint

Do you have a link as to where you found the matching paint?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,282
Posted By Tmartin66
Just got back a couple of weeks ago from training...

Just got back a couple of weeks ago from training with Mike. Great time and well worth it, in my situation anyhow.
Forum: RV-14 08-31-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,498
Posted By Tmartin66
Cold soak the bolts. I did this by taking a small...

Cold soak the bolts. I did this by taking a small ice chest laying the bolts flat on the bottom and covering with 90% alcohol, denatured alcohol will work too, and pack dry ice over it. I let it set...
Forum: RV-14 08-23-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 22,554
Posted By Tmartin66
Yea baby I'm in! I already have your wing root...

Yea baby I'm in! I already have your wing root system in place. As soon as my andair pump heads south I'll be calling you! Thanks Tom!
Forum: Reviews 08-23-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,917
Posted By Tmartin66
Did you have to install a new battery box to...

Did you have to install a new battery box to accommodated the EarthX battery or did it fit in the stock box provided in the kit?
Forum: Reviews 05-28-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By Tmartin66
Shout out to AEROLEDs

All,

I just wanted to give the fine folks at AEROLEDs an attaboy for their top notch customer service. I have a set of AEROLEDs NAV/Strobe lights along with their Suntail light. These were purchased...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,351
Posted By Tmartin66
Help

John,
I am currently at the avionics stage on my RV-14A project and located in Washington, OK. Washington is just south of Norman and down the road from Goldsby's David J. Perry Airport. You could...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,312
Posted By Tmartin66
Tom, So Sorry for your loss. You are in my...

Tom,

So Sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

-Tony
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 20,130
Posted By Tmartin66
Seat & Carpet pictures

Could you post some pictures of he seats and especially the carpet they offer. I ordered seats but have not ordered carpet. I would like to see the carpet and some feed back.

regards,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,156
Posted By Tmartin66
Extra deep well socket

I found an Extra Deep well socket on amazon. The link below is an example but not necessarily the one I orded.

https://www.amazon.com/Sunex-2-Inch-4-Inch-Impact-Socket/dp/B002YKK89C
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-22-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 84,202
Posted By Tmartin66
Pictures of CPI2 with back up battery

Guys,

I am on Ross's list for a CPI2 duel ignition with a backup battery. I would love to see pictures of your installation if possible.

Thanks in advance,

Tony
Forum: RV-14 04-28-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,387
Posted By Tmartin66
Bend it

Just mounted mine yesterday. Bend it to fit. I would figure out how you wanted it and bend it one time if possible. Soft metal and bends easily.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-16-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 84,202
Posted By Tmartin66
Dimensions

I figured I was just missing it somewhere.

T
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-16-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 84,202
Posted By Tmartin66
Dimensions of the CPI-2

Ross,

I have been looking for some overall dimensions of the CPI-2 control box and backup battery with the battery box. These would be helpful for planning purposes for those considering the CPI-2....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,561
Posted By Tmartin66
Scuff then wipe down

Scuff, wipe down with a mild degreaser that I purchased (a SW product), primed with Akzo, then painted with Jetflex. So far so good. Still building though.
Forum: RV-14 03-19-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,540
Posted By Tmartin66
Talking Atmospheric pressure

1 atmosphere at sea level = 14.6959 and usually rounded off to 14.7 here in the states. Must be a little less up north.:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,365
Posted By Tmartin66
Forward pic

Thank you Luke,

I believe it will work as it is mounted just above the intermediate longeron.


Regards,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,365
Posted By Tmartin66
Foreward picture

Luke,

do you have any pictures where the side panels terminate on the pilot side forward underneath the avionics panel? I have a parking brake control in that location. Just trying to see if the...
Forum: RV-14 11-05-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,376
Posted By Tmartin66
PCU 5000X prop governor & IO-390

All,

I will be ordering my FWF kit soon. Has anyone used the PCU 5000X prop governor on the IO-390? Any problems mounting this governor? Any problems with the stock bracket and the prop control in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,991
Posted By Tmartin66
What about the IO-390

Does anybody know if that will fit the Lycoming IO-390?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,036
Posted By Tmartin66
MEK for thinner

If you are using it for the green AkzoNobel 2 part epoxy primer, I used MEK worked fine and after the primer sets up its tuff. Scrubbed with alumiprep and scotchbrite rinse let dry and prime.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,465
Posted By Tmartin66
Tom & Suzanne, The most powerful medicine I can...

Tom & Suzanne,

The most powerful medicine I can offer is prayers and lots of them. My family will be praying for yours. Get well soon and God bless!
Forum: RV-14 06-26-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By Tmartin66
Thanks Guys

Thanks to all who responded. I appreciate the input.
Forum: RV-14 06-25-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By Tmartin66
Beringer Master cylinder length

OK folks, I'm installing Beringer brakes on my 14A and I'm trying to determine what dimension to set my length at on the master cylinders. Center to center on the rod ends connected to both ends of...
Forum: RV-14 04-13-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,903
Posted By Tmartin66
Did this a week ago.

Ken, I also purchased my harness from Stein. My harness had heat shrink right next to the mini micro stick connection. I was able to cut the heat shrink of and with a little work fold the wires over...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-11-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,561
Posted By Tmartin66
The general consensus is it needs to be scuffed....

The general consensus is it needs to be scuffed. Then Scuff it is.

Thanks all.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,561
Posted By Tmartin66
Thanks to all that weighed in. I think I'll...

Thanks to all that weighed in. I think I'll continue on with my plan. I still have to tape and paper everything I don't want paint on at this point. So I'll continue to monitor this post for any more...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,561
Posted By Tmartin66
The epoxy primer is in preparation to apply the...

The epoxy primer is in preparation to apply the top coat. And yes within 48 hrs of application of epoxy primer I need to apply top coat. I was just wondering how others had approached painting the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,561
Posted By Tmartin66
According to paint manufacturers instructions,...

According to paint manufacturers instructions, primer is required. Typically before I have applied AkzoNobel epoxy primer in the past I have scrubbed with scotchbright and allumiprep then painted as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,561
Posted By Tmartin66
Priming Quick Build fuselage with AkzoNobel epoxy primer

OK guys, I have a Quick Build fuselage and want to prime the inside with AkzoNobel Epoxy primer. The inside of the fuselage appears to have been scuffed with scotchbrite and then the wash primer...
Forum: RV-14 03-05-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,888
Posted By Tmartin66
Beringer brakes

I'll be there soon as well. Please send me the pics too.

Thanks,
Forum: RV-14 10-14-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,714
Posted By Tmartin66
Thanks Don!

Its always nice when someone confirms your suspicions.

Many Thanks Don!
Forum: RV-14 10-14-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,714
Posted By Tmartin66
Question Quickbuild fuselage join to tailcone

OK guys, I have a quickbuild fuselage and am ready to join it to the tailcone. There are some pulled rivets at the very aft end of the QB fuse just forward of the rivet line where the fuselage and...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-08-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 48,634
Posted By Tmartin66
Has anybody tried the fire protective paint that...

Has anybody tried the fire protective paint that Aircraft Extras (Vans Airforce Advertiser) has on their link. This type of product has been used successfully in certain types of building...
Forum: RV-14 06-06-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,635
Posted By Tmartin66
Firewall Insulation

Has anybody tried the fire protective paint that Aircraft Extras (Vans Airforce Advertiser) has on their link. This type of product has been used successfully in certain types of building...
Forum: RV-14 03-19-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,505
Posted By Tmartin66
I used my deburring tool to countersink the 6...

I used my deburring tool to countersink the 6 holes. Just remove material a little at a time and check depth with a rivet often until you get it where you want it.
Forum: RV-14 02-26-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,602
Posted By Tmartin66
Elevator trailing edge-proseal as opposed to tape

OK Gang, I am about to assemble the elevators and plan to use proseal as opposed to the double sided tape. My plans only describe the tape method. Currently my plan is to proseal the trailing edge...
Forum: RV-14 01-19-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,789
Posted By Tmartin66
I have the standard 3" and the Longeron yolk . I...

I have the standard 3" and the Longeron yolk . I have found a need for a thin nose yolk and Cleveland has 3 sizes, 1", 2.5" & 4". Was hoping that 1 of those would be able to cover all situations.
Forum: RV-14 01-19-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,789
Posted By Tmartin66
No hole yolk/thin nose yolk, which size?

I see a need for a no hole yolk/thin nose yolk for some tight areas coming up. Can somebody advise me on if a particular size will cover all the situations that I may encounter on a RV-14 build....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,935
Posted By Tmartin66
Yes it is a RV-14 and top skin. Thanks for the...

Yes it is a RV-14 and top skin.

Thanks for the advice. I will look more closely with all the suggestions in mind and determine my course of action.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,935
Posted By Tmartin66
I did consider the oops rivet. Correct me if I'm...

I did consider the oops rivet. Correct me if I'm wrong but the head is still the same size and the shank is slightly oversized. I don't think the oops rivet would completely cover the hole. Then...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,935
Posted By Tmartin66
https://s25.postimg.org/waiws4bor/elevator1.jpg...

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https://s25.postimg.org/d6plbryuj/elevator2.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,935
Posted By Tmartin66
see if this...

see if this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,935
Posted By Tmartin66
https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipMAWwQFKOIUTd...

https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipMAWwQFKOIUTdM0ju8rcyap0IsoM4v7sbvnpkg3?.jpg

https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipN6I6-r28UxWVvUky6VjFwF_a4zMLZAp0ykpApw?.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,935
Posted By Tmartin66
So much for my attempt to attach pictures.

So much for my attempt to attach pictures.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,935
Posted By Tmartin66
Help- Cleco ripped dimpled rivet hole.

Ok folks, let me thank you in advance for your advice. Never mind how it happened as it really chaps my rear every time I think about it. I have a dimpled rivet hole that has had a cleco ripped from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,031
Posted By Tmartin66
Thanks to Mr. Steve Ingraham

All,
I posted a few days ago trying to decide between a RV-7/7A or RV-14/14A and received a lot of great feedback. One who responded to the post noticed that we lived close and graciously offered me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,040
Posted By Tmartin66
Thanks for all the input. I look forward to all...

Thanks for all the input. I look forward to all the future input as well, I know i'll need it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,040
Posted By Tmartin66
Which is right for me RV-7A or RV-14A?

All, I will be starting a RV build project in the near future. Here is my dilemma. It all comes down to useful load for me. My question is for those that have completed a RV-7/7A, what are some of...
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