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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-19-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,609
Posted By KEG
Smile Unanswered question

I am starting to bend the first fuel line (F-12127K) on my 12iS and having the common problem listed on this thread. I would like to re-submit JETSET44's question in the quote above "...is it...
Forum: Painting your RV 05-12-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By KEG
Novice Painter for RV-12iS

Considering painting my 12iS myself. Anyone have any informed info on the difference (on average) in weight between using a single vs two stage paint system? Also, about how much product is...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-07-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By KEG
Painting over SW P60G2 primer

Anyone painting over Sherwin Williams P60G2? First time builder and novice painter considering painting my 12iS myself. I am trying to keep it as light as possible. I have used P60Gs at all...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-02-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 17,831
Posted By KEG
Orders

Builder 121290
RV-12iS

Finish kit: ordered 5-19-21; current posted status is "Parts eng produced" and "Est. Crating date" of July 18- Aug 8 2022.

POWERPLANT: ordered 12-6-21; current posted...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-16-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,719
Posted By KEG
I truly think the Flightline Specialty’s fuel...

I truly think the Flightline Specialty’s fuel lines are probably better than ones an ameture can make. However, I DID contact Van's... here is that exchange:

SENT: "Aircraft Specialities...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-15-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,719
Posted By KEG
FYI... I too would like to use the mentioned...

FYI... I too would like to use the mentioned prefabbed lines. However, I contacted Van's and they said they would NOT authorize their use for a ELSA build. Why ???
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-27-2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,530
Posted By KEG
Upright/Hanging method

I also have my tailcone completed with the Vert. Stab. attached. I am curious what folks are using as an attachment point to hoist the assembly up. I do not have an overhead clearance issue.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-26-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,197
Posted By KEG
SO.... What is currently considered the best...

SO.... What is currently considered the best flaring tool for a 12iS build?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-18-2022, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By KEG
Warrantees

I agree 100 percent. We (builders) are faced with trying to schedule orders around expected delivery dates of kits and completion times. Unfortunately, in the current environment, that is almost an...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-16-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 17,831
Posted By KEG
Finish kit

Just for info... I ordered my 12iS Finish Kit on 05-19-21. The status web page at Van's still shows "Parts Being Produced"
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-26-2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,089
Posted By KEG
Question

Are you referring to a service bulletin I may have missed?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-24-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By KEG
How much Flox/Epoxy for 12iS

Having no experience with fiberglass/epoxy work... I am to the point of installing the nav lights at the wing tips of my 12iS build. This calls for a small amount of flox/epoxy mix. I know there...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-09-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 864
Posted By KEG
RV-12IS FITMENT ISSUE

I recently bent the tabs on my W-1204D-L and dry fit the wing closure parts prior to priming. I discovered openings where the W-1204D mates with lapping parts, including the areas in between the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-30-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By KEG
Bending tabs on W-1204D (12iS) pg.17-06

Anyone experiencing what appears to be excessive angles called out for bending the attachment tabs on the wing closure W-1204D. Example: Many tabs call for a 30 degree bend. After doing so, I dry...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-20-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,353
Posted By KEG
Panel picture request

Can anyone please post picture(s) of the current RV-12iS panel with the Garmin IFR package installed per Van's instructions... no modifications.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-30-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,092
Posted By KEG
exactly

MacBoat, that is what I need.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-29-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,092
Posted By KEG
Need a Spec

Building a 12iS and need to know the distance from the ground to the bottom of the wing tip... when aircraft is completed and sitting level.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-28-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,552
Posted By KEG
Where To Paint (Interior)

I also am expecting my fuselage (also not to include the center spar section). After reading the posts, I am considering painting parts as I go. I am ordering the full interior trim package and do...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-20-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,065
Posted By KEG
Add me to the list!

I, too, have just received a notice of delay from Van's. I finds it hard to believe Covid is responsible for all the excessive delays. And yes, I have read Van's posted reasons.

I ordered my...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-19-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,039
Posted By KEG
David, I too would like to know where/how you...

David,
I too would like to know where/how you found out about this additional delay. I ordered my wing kit on 9-24-20. As if yesterday, Vans said my kit was in crating, however, could not give me...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-17-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,925
Posted By KEG
FYI... My empennage kit and KAI, delivered three...

FYI... My empennage kit and KAI, delivered three months, include the Stub Spar.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-11-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,139
Posted By KEG
Garmin G3X/IFR Antenna Access

I am just completing the empennage. kit on my 12iS. Looking way forward to page 7 of section 42PiS in the digital plans, I see an issue with installing the aft-most antenna in my eventual Garmin IFR...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-17-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,342
Posted By KEG
OH Bob is correct! I am still learning to better...

OH Bob is correct! I am still learning to better scrutinize Van's drawings.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-17-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,342
Posted By KEG
Sorry for not being clear... that is a reference...

Sorry for not being clear... that is a reference to the page number in the Kit Assembly Instructions. Other responses have answered y question. Thanks
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-16-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,342
Posted By KEG
HS-01231C-1 rivet

RV 12iS - KAI page 9iS/U -07

Anyone know how to reach the most aft, outboard, an rivets on HS-01231c-1 rivets with a squeezer? What yoke works? I have 3, including the flange yoke from Cleaveland,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-05-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,780
Posted By KEG
12iS empennage built Q's

Reference 12iS build manual page 07-03:

Anyone know a torq spec for the AN3-10A bolt that holds the rudder to the upper and lower hinges? It appears designed to have the nut bottom out on the bolt...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-19-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,313
Posted By KEG
First Priming Session

Ready to prime empennage kit with S/W wash primer... looking for cautions and/or comments from experienced builders!

I plan on shooting all parts at once. I have smoothed all edges and deburred a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-17-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,810
Posted By KEG
Primer weight

Anyone have an estimate of how much weight can be saved by only priming interior mating surfaces vs all interior surfaces. (Sherwin Williams wash primer)
Forum: Primers 09-21-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,226
Posted By KEG
Priming - AGAIN?

Hope I will not be stoned for bring 'priming' up again, But:
I have read numerous post about priming and do not see a consensus on the need or what process to use. I am a first time builder (12iS)...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-12-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,350
Posted By KEG
Which Prop?

New, first time builder! I finally 'pulled the trigger' and have ordered my 12iS empennage kit. I hope the VAF community does not get tired of me asking questions!

Here's one. I know it's a long...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-31-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,132
Posted By KEG
ELSA CERTIFICATION

Am I correct that you can buy and build a RV-12is as an ELSA and then, after it is certificated, you can make changes to the avionics package without changing to a EAB certification?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-23-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,389
Posted By KEG
I wouldn't. Just thing of using it as a learning...

I wouldn't. Just thing of using it as a learning platform.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-23-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,389
Posted By KEG
RV-12iS Dynon Avionics package

I'm close to ordering my first RV-12is kit and still deciding on an avionics. I really prefer teh Dynon HDX (dual screen, ADS-B in, AP servos and control module) over the Garmin products, for...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-18-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,150
Posted By KEG
RV-12iS Avionics Packages

I am considering building a RV-12iS as my first build. Any comments on the avionics packages Vans offers for the 12iS, ie. necessary common components not included; ease of installation; use of a...
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