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Forum: RV-10 Today, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By 1001001
Ah. I didn't realize they were intending that...

Ah. I didn't realize they were intending that you drill only through one side of the hinge. I guess I didn't get that "put a wedge between the hinge halves" indicates that the hinge is not fully...
Forum: RV-10 Today, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By 1001001
Silly Question? Why Modify Clecos for Baggage Door

On Page 34-5 of the plans, the builder is instructed specifically to modify two clecos bu shortening the center blade for use in installation of the baggage door hinge.

I'm struggling to understand...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 981
Posted By 1001001
I'm about to be the father of twins (in a couple...

I'm about to be the father of twins (in a couple of months).

I knew there was a good reason I started building an RV-10!

The build is progressing well so far but I am in for a big dose of "life...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By 1001001
hmmm, this seems like an opportunity for some...

hmmm, this seems like an opportunity for some tests.

I have some pieces of scrap HDPE around. When I get around to building my extended range tanks and break out the sealant, maybe I'll do some...
Forum: RV-10 06-21-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By 1001001
Do you have a reference of some of the drag...

Do you have a reference of some of the drag reduction mods you have done on your -10? This is pertinent to my interests :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-21-2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,057
Posted By 1001001
Thanks! Very interesting. My -10 will have the...

Thanks! Very interesting. My -10 will have the Airflow Performance fuel injection that the engine came with, but I'm planning on the SDS CPI-2 ignition.

Have you ever had any indication of ice...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-21-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,057
Posted By 1001001
What altitudes are you flying that 93E10? Do you...

What altitudes are you flying that 93E10? Do you find any altitude/temperature concerns with it? Here at our airport, the only way to get that in our airplanes would be to tanker it on site, or...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-21-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,057
Posted By 1001001
I'll toss this in. Although my knowledge of...

I'll toss this in. Although my knowledge of engines is admittedly far less than many here, my concerns about 100LL vs auto fuel are of a somewhat different nature than cost or availability.

I'd...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-20-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,638
Posted By 1001001
IMO, and I'm not an expert, I would want an...

IMO, and I'm not an expert, I would want an answer to what caused the keeper to fail. The proximate cause is seldom the root cause of a failure.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-16-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By 1001001
I wasn't able to talk to Brad today, but I did...

I wasn't able to talk to Brad today, but I did talk to a guy named Eric, who said "by all means, he can send it to you."
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-16-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By 1001001
Thanks! As to 73, it's a reference to a Rush...

Thanks!

As to 73, it's a reference to a Rush song, and the ASCII code is pertinent to the lyrics.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-16-2022, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By 1001001
Hi gfb, Thanks for your offer. I'm not sure I...

Hi gfb, Thanks for your offer.

I'm not sure I know Brad--I may have spoken with him, but I'm bad with names.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-15-2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By 1001001
WTB: Unserviceable Mountain High CFFC-048 cylinder

I'm looking for an unserviceable CFFC-048 oxygen cylinder (and mount, if possible) to do some fit-up work. I'd of course pay shipping and a little for your trouble.

Mountain High says they...
Forum: RV-10 06-15-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,535
Posted By 1001001
Yes, but I was hoping to try to eliminate some of...

Yes, but I was hoping to try to eliminate some of that work if possible.
Forum: RV-10 06-14-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,535
Posted By 1001001
Gee, I have no idea what you're talking...

Gee, I have no idea what you're talking about.


;)
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-14-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,171
Posted By 1001001
Do you think you added significant weight doing...

Do you think you added significant weight doing the smooting?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-14-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,171
Posted By 1001001
How much finishing work do people usually do on...

How much finishing work do people usually do on the interior of the RV-10 cabin cover? Obviously, if the intent is to only paint the inside, a lot of finish work would be required. If one intends...
Forum: RV-10 06-14-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,535
Posted By 1001001
Now do Door Fitting

Another cabin cover fitting related question:

I don't have my doors, and don't expect to see them until next January or so, based on Van's estimated lead times when I ordered my finishing kit.

But,...
Forum: Tools 06-12-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By 1001001
I have several different vises, but for doing the...

I have several different vises, but for doing the longerons on my RV-10, I used my 4" vise and just c-clamped it to an EAA table (I built the tables with a 1-1/2" to 2" overhanging edge so I could...
Forum: RV-10 06-11-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,527
Posted By 1001001
Forgive my ignorance, but do you mean the...

Forgive my ignorance, but do you mean the measurements in his pictures, or does he have a text description I haven't found yet?


I think I found the post you're referring to:...
Forum: RV-10 06-11-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,527
Posted By 1001001
Thanks a ton for that build log! Your...

Thanks a ton for that build log! Your description is easy to follow and the pictures are very illustrative. Ivan's pictures are quite useful, too, but it takes a lot of background to interpret...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By 1001001
Would you be willing to share information on the...

Would you be willing to share information on the models of cameras you have installed? Might be a useful reference for others.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,123
Posted By 1001001
My impression from the FAR/AIM was that the pilot...

My impression from the FAR/AIM was that the pilot is only required to inform a tower controller of the experimental nature of the airplane, and not necessarily en route controllers. This language is...
Forum: RV-10 06-03-2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By 1001001
Thanks again!

Thanks again!
Forum: RV-10 06-03-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By 1001001
If you can provide that high res pic, I'd be...

If you can provide that high res pic, I'd be grateful.
Forum: RV-10 06-03-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By 1001001
Thanks, guys! I *really* appreciate the replies....

Thanks, guys!

I *really* appreciate the replies. VAF is great!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-03-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By 1001001
I'm sorry to hear that. I had it for about 4-5...

I'm sorry to hear that. I had it for about 4-5 years prior, so it had a good run, I guess, but should've lasted longer.
Forum: RV-10 06-03-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By 1001001
Aerosport 310 Panel Question - GDU-460 + G5 Fit?

I know that some people have squeezed both a GDU-460 and a G5 into the pilot's side panel cutout in an Aerosport 310 panel.

I have been working with panel layouts and I just can't see how to do...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-02-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By 1001001
Is that the GDL39 you bought from me? How's it...

Is that the GDL39 you bought from me? How's it working?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-02-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By 1001001
SDS EI Box Location

At some point, I could have sworn I saw a photo of someone who located their SDS EI control box under one of the forward seats of an RV-10. I can't find that picture or thread here, searching with...
Forum: RV-10 06-02-2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,823
Posted By 1001001
Richard, I looked through the G5 installation...

Richard,

I looked through the G5 installation manual and couldn't find a reference for a maximum tilt angle of the instrument, so I assume the angle of your console where it's mounted isn't a...
Forum: RV-10 05-31-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,527
Posted By 1001001
When I go to that link all I see is a gallery of...

When I go to that link all I see is a gallery of pictures. Is there any accompanying text?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,620
Posted By 1001001
If all the cylinders' peaks fall closely together...

If all the cylinders' peaks fall closely together in time/mixture position/fuel flow, then they are all leaned to the same degree, right?

The absolute value of the EGT doesn't show you when a...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-31-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By 1001001
Wait, hang on, now I see Van's store actually...

Wait, hang on, now I see Van's store actually shows them in stock?

Also that there's an "upgrade kit" that I hadn't known about for the RV-10.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-31-2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By 1001001
WTB/WTT: RV-10 Engine Mount (new)

I'd like to see if anyone has an RV-10 engine mount in brand new condition. I'd like to get one sooner rather than later--I want to start working on firewall forward things as soon as I can, but my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,644
Posted By 1001001
The alternator belt on my Mooney failed last fall...

The alternator belt on my Mooney failed last fall on takeoff. Unfortunately, the reason it failed was that the drive pulley bearing in my alternator failed. I had plenty of time to get to my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By 1001001
Regulatory capture is a thing always and...

Regulatory capture is a thing always and everywhere. Regulation is never a panacea and carries risks and problems of its own.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By 1001001
Nothing would stop a competitor to GAMI from...

Nothing would stop a competitor to GAMI from having certified, and manufacturing and distributing, another unleaded fuel, absent interference from a regulating agency.

Or are you implying that the...
Forum: RV-10 05-31-2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,823
Posted By 1001001
Excellent, thank you!

Excellent, thank you!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-30-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By 1001001
My friend's RV-10 has dual Lightspeeds powered by...

My friend's RV-10 has dual Lightspeeds powered by independent circuits wired directly to the main batteries (one on each battery). There are two circuit breakers in the back by the battery in case...
Forum: Traditional vs. Alternative Powerplants 05-29-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,830
Posted By 1001001
Don't forget...

Don't forget SDS:
http://www.sdsefi.com/aircraft.html
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 05-29-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,386
Posted By 1001001
RV-15 is now going to be a 6-seat backcountry...

RV-15 is now going to be a 6-seat backcountry high-wing with a gross weight of 4500 lb!
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 05-29-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,386
Posted By 1001001
The Velocity Twin is a rather expensive kit, at...

The Velocity Twin is a rather expensive kit, at $143,000 base price. Add retractable gear and the firewall forward kit and you're north of $170,000 just for the kits. The market would open up...
Forum: Tools 05-29-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By 1001001
I looked around at a lot of the printers when I...

I looked around at a lot of the printers when I decided to get one a couple of years ago. I wanted something that I wouldn't have to fiddle with too much--as turnkey as possible, that didn't require...
Forum: RV-10 05-29-2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,535
Posted By 1001001
Did you do that primarily to seal the gap, or...

Did you do that primarily to seal the gap, or prevent the two pieces from rubbing due to vibration? It sounds like that would make a pretty solid bond between the two.

EDIT: Oh, I see, it's just a...
Forum: RV-10 05-29-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,535
Posted By 1001001
These make sense to me. I have a set of the...

These make sense to me. I have a set of the PlaneAround angled door pins as well as the 180 degree latch kit that I plan on using.
Forum: RV-10 05-29-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,535
Posted By 1001001
Thanks, everyone! I really appreciate the...

Thanks, everyone!

I really appreciate the replies here. It was pretty surprising to see when I did the first trim, but it sounds like it's normal.

One other question: should I strive to have the...
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2022, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,535
Posted By 1001001
Bill, yes I am pretty sure the measurements are...

Bill, yes I am pretty sure the measurements are correct. I did try to fit it and there's no way it will slide into place without significantly more trimming.

Do you think maybe Van's has changed...
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,535
Posted By 1001001
RV-10 Cabin Cover Fitting Question

Today I began trimming the cabin cover to fit on the fuselage. After trimming to the scribe lines, the dimension between the edges of the door pillars is 37-7/16", approximately.

The dimension...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-24-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By 1001001
FS: RV-10 Rudder Pedal Parts

I have a new (never worked on) partial set of Van's factory rudder pedal parts for the RV-10, as I went with the ControlApproach pedals.

Included:

F-1052 2 pcs (for four rudder...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-23-2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,817
Posted By 1001001
"currently unavailable," sadly.

"currently unavailable," sadly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,048
Posted By 1001001
I did the calculations for this back wehn I...

I did the calculations for this back wehn I tested my tanks. I can't remember the actual numbers, but I was able to calculate an air pressure equivalent to a full tank at 3.8g load and went maybe...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,048
Posted By 1001001
Check the seal for debris or nicks, then consider...

Check the seal for debris or nicks, then consider a fuel safe lubricant as mentioned above. Also, as someone else mentioned, you can adjust the seating pressure by tightening the nut on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,829
Posted By 1001001
Is there any chance you would share the...

Is there any chance you would share the installation instructions so I can familiarize myself with the mods I'd need to make before making a decision?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,829
Posted By 1001001
Can you describe the build process for the new...

Can you describe the build process for the new tanks? Is it essentially identical to the factory tanks? Are there any jigs or special drilling fixtures required, or are the ribs, skins, and rear...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,829
Posted By 1001001
Oh, darn it, the last thing I want to do is build...

Oh, darn it, the last thing I want to do is build a whole new set of tanks, especially since mine have been holding a light pressure without leaking for over two years now, but I may just have to get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-14-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,051
Posted By 1001001
Hang in there Tom!

Hang in there Tom!
Forum: Fiberglass 05-14-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,633
Posted By 1001001
One of the things that Patey does, I think, to...

One of the things that Patey does, I think, to get such nice looking carbon fiber weave is to pre-impregnate the cloth with resin. He doesn't explicitly show this step, but he's always applying...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-12-2022, 06:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 28,171
Posted By 1001001
Not to do a debate on this, but in my Mooney 201,...

Not to do a debate on this, but in my Mooney 201, the elevator trim is actuated nose-down with an "up" push on the yoke trim switch, or a "roll forward over the top" on the trim wheel and nose-up...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-03-2022, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,780
Posted By 1001001
Which version of the G3X Touch installation...

Which version of the G3X Touch installation manual are you using? I see this language in Section 25, page 6, in revision AP of the G3X Touch installation manual (190-01115-01 Revision AP), but it...
Forum: RV-10 04-20-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By 1001001
I, too, would like to hear anyone's experience...

I, too, would like to hear anyone's experience with the LP Aero windows. I hadn't even heard of them until today.
Forum: Tools 04-16-2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,278
Posted By 1001001
I got an Epson LW-PX750. It'll do almost...

I got an Epson LW-PX750. It'll do almost anything you need. It can print from a PC as well, so you can create a list of labels to print and do batches of them. It prints on a bunch of label types...
Forum: RV-10 04-15-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,334
Posted By 1001001
I contacted Van's as soon as the SB came out, as...

I contacted Van's as soon as the SB came out, as I was at the appropriate point in the fuselage assembly. They firmly recommended that there was no need to pre-emptively replace these parts on an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 18,122
Posted By 1001001
Thanks, I didn't see that before

Thanks, I didn't see that before
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