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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 809
Posted By NDrv8r
Brake Stop

Hi all, We build the RV longeron dies, and in the building of my RV7a and subsequent, I use a cheap combination shear/brake. Its quite useful for small parts, but using the brake was always a pain...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 25,086
Posted By NDrv8r
small static tubing

True, but.... at the volume of air needed to fail a static test, the flow is so small that I doubt you would see a difference even in the small diameter tubing.
I have normal 1/4" OD tubing at my...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-24-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,800
Posted By NDrv8r
fuel hoses

I note that you say the hoses are mocked up so I assume that you will use hoses with fire shield and normal steel fittings in the final installation. That leaves hose routing. I don't think I would...
Forum: COMM 09-24-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,808
Posted By NDrv8r
archer Nav antenna

I have the archer nav antenna in my wing tip. I don't have an exact distance for the vor to pull the flag, but it works at the normal distances that I have been accustomed to for certified aircraft....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 925
Posted By NDrv8r
New Website

Hi guys. Help us try out our new web site. http://bullerent.com/experimental

get a free fuel cap opener with any order through the end of September.
We have longeron dies and tip up canopy guides...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-05-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,414
Posted By NDrv8r
One World Theater near Austin, TX

Linda and I are avid followers of the Voice on NBC. A couple years back a duo named Dawn & Hawks appeared. They did not win but we enjoyed their music style, harmonies and acoustic.

They recently...
Forum: Autopilots 05-04-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,556
Posted By NDrv8r
ap approaches

I have the best luck leaving the flaps up, flying the approach at 90kt.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-27-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,756
Posted By NDrv8r
cowl pressure

I put the upper port near the fuel spider and the lower one tie wrapped to the engine mount aft of the engine.

I had 2 differential gauges with the high end in the cowl and the low end tied to the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-23-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,756
Posted By NDrv8r
delta pressures

right off hand I can't find the chart, but I remember seeing a Lycoming chart that indicated that you need about 6" delta pressure to cool 200HP. Looks like your getting 5??

Google N91CZ. He has...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-23-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,851
Posted By NDrv8r
fuel injection

+1 for fuel injection and electronic ignition.

The carbureted O540 on my 182rg would stumble and spit any time I would get close to a lean mixture.
My O360 in the RV7A with PMAG on the right is...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-15-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,714
Posted By NDrv8r
Fwd deck

Sorry no pictures, but after fighting canopy fitting issues that every time I clecoed the f-771 deck on, and then took it off, something was shifting.

I noted that the F-745 ribs the canopy hinges...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-25-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,933
Posted By NDrv8r
led lights

this is what I ended up with. It's a total of 5160 lumens for both wing tips . the lighting is adequate, but it could use a bit more.

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/673/WbasGZ.jpg
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-25-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,933
Posted By NDrv8r
resistor

2.5 ohms 5 watts
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,061
Posted By NDrv8r
there are those that have

Come on guys, this is just a vocabulary building event....one of many sometimes, we just hope it is not the same one we did before.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-03-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 21,311
Posted By NDrv8r
Ram air

If you have started out with the Rod Bower system, you will note poor take off performance.

This is not only due to heated air in the lower cowl.

Here are some tests I performed on my own flow...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-02-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,818
Posted By NDrv8r
28 vs 14

If it was me, I would stick with the unit voltage appropriate to your system voltage.
Yes you can get 14 to 28v converters, but is the extra expense, wiring and complexity worth it?

if you use the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-04-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 24,692
Posted By NDrv8r
hotel for Red Bull

I just cancelled our Hampton reservation (17:05) if somebody needs one, jump on it.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-04-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 24,692
Posted By NDrv8r
Grrrr We can't make it

Well life has intruded with our plans to attend the Red Bull race.
I have 2 tickets available. PU103 row 46 seats 13 and 14.

I can email the tickets (they are in my name) however the hangar passes...
Forum: Canada 08-29-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 29,775
Posted By NDrv8r
fees

Yep - my bad - I let the nice straight course line affect my planning and did not call and confirm fees. Lesson learned. Actually my NavCanada bill was $10 higher for landing at a "major airport"...
Forum: Canada 08-28-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 29,775
Posted By NDrv8r
Canadian fees

We took an Alaska trip basically along the AlCan highway. We took off from Bismarck, topped off fuel at Scoby MT and cleared customs at Calgary. The CanPass system worked good. The fees at Calgary...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-28-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 24,692
Posted By NDrv8r
Red Bull

Linda and I will be in PU103, Row 46, seats 13 and 14
The RV7A will be tied down at Alliance and we are staying at the Hampton close to Alliance.

Does anyone know where the Red Bull Hangars are...
Forum: Midwest 08-28-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,547
Posted By NDrv8r
ND RVrs

Bismarck........look me up sometime. Bismarck is a common stop for UND cross country's
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 56,176
Posted By NDrv8r
hangar

Those of you thinking the proposed rule is a win have never dealt with the variety of people interpreting and enforcing those rules.

The vagueness of terms like "temporary storage", "incidental...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 56,176
Posted By NDrv8r
hangar

EXACTLY!
While the proposed rule may be better than what was being interpreted before, you put that little phrase, "not found all stages of the building process to be aeronautical for purposes of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 56,176
Posted By NDrv8r
hangars

If you have airport management like Bismarck,ND you have to sign a lease that says the building belongs to the city after a very short time. Last I saw, it was something like 10 years. It is very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 56,176
Posted By NDrv8r
aeronautical use

This is what I sent. This may or may not be effective, but it may provide a nucleus for you to comment. Even if you're simply opposing the verbiage regarding the "Use of Hangars for Fabrication and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,424
Posted By NDrv8r
humidity sensor

Hi Dan,
It would need some code somewhere, either with a I2c to RS232 adapter or directly to a LCD display. I did a similar project using a couple of pressure sensors for cowl pressures using a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-25-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,082
Posted By NDrv8r
Spar spacers

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/838/3n2l.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/na3n2lj)
We now have spar spacers back in stock in several widths.
1.438 (Vans suggestion) although most spar stubs...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,182
Posted By NDrv8r
fuel cap opener

Here is our version for $2.95
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/320x240q90/841/xy5o.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/ndxy5oj)

it is thin and light and does not make your key chain fat or your wallet...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,506
Posted By NDrv8r
SkyBolt

I have floaters all the way on the top. Doing it again, I would probably use screws.
I have had 2 issues with the floaters.
1. I have had several of the self adjusting mechanisms fail even after...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,766
Posted By NDrv8r
filter comparison

I set up my flow bench to flow 250 cfm with nothing on the vacuum side, then placed several items on it to see how they flowed.

33-2060 std snorkel filter with a square plenum = 243cfm
RU-2520 Bower...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-11-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,790
Posted By NDrv8r
flo scan

I would advise keeping a log of fuel use and the corresonding fuel remaining from dynon and tweak it over a period of time rather than just one time as just having one wing a bit lower than the other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,900
Posted By NDrv8r
gear cover

Beautiful work! It is really hard to get all those measurements to work out.

I left mine uncovered and found that they make a perfect resting place for my headsets.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-01-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,707
Posted By NDrv8r
O scope

http://www.saelig.com/category/PSPCEL.htm
here are some of the pc based scopes. Saelig also has the Owon scope which is a fairly decent low end scope. I don't have a Rigol scope, but I do have one...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,092
Posted By NDrv8r
Ipad mount

An issue we encountered having a fixed mount in a Citations was difficulty moving it enough to avoid direct sunlight.

On my knee has worked best for me.

Your mileage may vary.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,489
Posted By NDrv8r
CP stick

I just have a copilot PTT on the panel. No wires going to cp stick.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,766
Posted By NDrv8r
pressure

Thanks for the info Kevin.

I think before I rip my cowl apart, I need to see how much pressure I am actually losing from on top of the filter to the plenum area of the snorkel.

More on this as it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,766
Posted By NDrv8r
expected MP

I dug up one of my Dynon data logs.
altimeter setting 30.19
DA 10591 indicated altitude was 9000 using the standard snorkel and filter.
PA 8765
OAT 13c
TAS 169kt
FF 8.6 gph
MP 21.5 In Hg
RPM 2605
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,766
Posted By NDrv8r
Bower Ram Air

A question for those of you with glassed non removable on Bower scoops.
How do you remove and install the cowl? I have a snorkel and have issues removing the cowl relating to the air seals in front. ...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-08-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 91,326
Posted By NDrv8r
Elevator Spar Cracks

I like Walt's Idea of a washer. I have used Belleville (cone type spring washers) for other things and I wonder if it may be appropriate here. It would accomplish 2 things. I believe it may spread...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-02-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 399,220
Posted By NDrv8r
HS cracks

It will be interesting to see if any trend will become apparent due to engine HP or other factors. I know that on start up, I get a pretty hard shake that has to put some stress on the area we are...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-12-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 24,692
Posted By NDrv8r
Linda & I have tickets for the race and...

Linda & I have tickets for the race and reservations at the Hampton. Plan to arrive Friday evening. We look forward to meeting Y'ALL
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-06-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 500,024
Posted By NDrv8r
Paint

That is an awesome paint scheme. I suspect you will have a lot of copiers!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,132
Posted By NDrv8r
spar spacer

http://imageshack.us/a/img856/3945/uwsg.th.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/856/uwsg.jpg/)
Just so happens I have these available in several widths.
http://www.bullerent.com/SparSpacer.htm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,606
Posted By NDrv8r
shims

pop cans work pretty good
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-27-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,438
Posted By NDrv8r
Nav Antenna

I have also had great luck with the wing tip mounted archer. Is it flimsy? sure. It is your job as a builder to provide the radome (wing tip) to protect it. If you take the fiberglass housing off...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-02-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,711
Posted By NDrv8r
Phase 1 hours?

Bob
I thought the phase one hours with certified engine/prop was 25 hours. Has that changed?
Larry
Forum: ADS-B 05-19-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,604
Posted By NDrv8r
ADSB ghost

http://img46.imageshack.us/img46/245/adsb.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/46/adsb.jpg/)

I took my first trip with the skyview SV-ADSB-470 installed. I am using the skyview...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-06-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,961
Posted By NDrv8r
valve lift

Hi Bob,
since you have the rocker rollers, did you also get your cylinders flowed?
Once I get my flowbench up and calibrated, I would like some comparisons.

When I put my A1B6 together I smoothed...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-06-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,961
Posted By NDrv8r
valve lift

thanks.
does anyone have flow data?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-05-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,961
Posted By NDrv8r
cam lift

Thanks for the info on the cam lift. Do you know what the valve lift is?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-31-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,961
Posted By NDrv8r
IO360 valve lift

Hey engine gurus.

I can't seem to find the valve lift data in my SSP1776 table of limits. Can anyone supply me with lift at the valve (intake and exhaust) on an IO360 A1B6 angle valve? I am also...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,462
Posted By NDrv8r
filter media

Hey Dan,
care to share your filter flow testing results? I'm looking for pressure drop and the flow rate you tested.

what diameter inlet did you use and why did you select it? It looks like a bit...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-06-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,683
Posted By NDrv8r
noise / short

Is the noise only when the landing lights are on? If the noise goes away when the transponder is shut down by the vpx (landing lights are on) the short must be on the transponder power circuit...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-21-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,944
Posted By NDrv8r
Unhappy standby batteries

this is an area that Dynon needs to look at. If you are flying a lot, its great, but if you can't fly your airplane for a while the batteries go flat in the skyview and the D6.

I love my Dynon,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,198
Posted By NDrv8r
canopy handle block C-608

possibly.....I will look into it. I don't see why not.

Gassman....they sell as a set of two. one left and one right.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,198
Posted By NDrv8r
canopy guides

Black canopy guides are in stock!
http://img59.imageshack.us/img59/7302/blackcanopyguide.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/59/blackcanopyguide.jpg/)

http://www.bullerent.com/CanopyGuide.htm ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,198
Posted By NDrv8r
black canopy guides

Great timing on the black color question. The natural color guides have been flying out the door and it is about time to crank out another batch. I will check with my supplier regarding black...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,096
Posted By NDrv8r
congratulations!. It is beautiful, enjoy your...

congratulations!.
It is beautiful, enjoy your phase 1.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,629
Posted By NDrv8r
hello from North Dakota

Ciao Luca
Il velivolo ? bellissimo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,198
Posted By NDrv8r
Canopy guides

this is what ours looks like.
http://img854.imageshack.us/img854/2503/canopyguidesm.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/854/canopyguidesm.jpg/)

http://www.bullerent.com/CanopyGuide.htm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 21,515
Posted By NDrv8r
canopy guide

http://img854.imageshack.us/img854/2503/canopyguidesm.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/854/canopyguidesm.jpg/)

this work for you?

http://www.bullerent.com/CanopyGuide.htm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,180
Posted By NDrv8r
Panel cut

check with Bill Morelli
he is at http://www.upnorthaviation.com/
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-04-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,560
Posted By NDrv8r
longeron material

should anyone need to get replacement longerons, look at your local steel supplier. Order the 6061 T6 (or T651) , 3/4x3/4 x 1/8 as previously stated. The advantage of ordering through you local...
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