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Forum: RV-10 04-22-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By AdamB
I use this...

I use this

https://www.cleavelandtool.com/collections/countersinking-and-dimpling/products/401-rivet-set-w_-3_16-hole
Forum: RV-10 04-01-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By AdamB
Maybe they've changed their stance over the...

Maybe they've changed their stance over the years??

When I asked to delete it from my kit in 2017, this is the response I got:
NO—We do not allow this item to be deleted from your kit shipment as...
Forum: RV-10 03-30-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By AdamB
Yep.

No issue installing the upper forward fuse after the cabin top is fully on.
I did this same thing just a couple months ago..
Forum: RV-10 03-30-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,575
Posted By AdamB
Van's won't let you delete the Safety latch kit...

Van's won't let you delete the Safety latch kit as it is a safety item.
So you're getting it either way.. I don't recall using anything from it.
Forum: RV-10 03-28-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By AdamB
I think that's a great plan, like mentioned...

I think that's a great plan, like mentioned above.

I got both the QB wings and QB fuse and to be honest I spent a relatively short amount of time finishing out the wings compared to all the work...
Forum: RV-10 03-20-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By AdamB
I left mine probably like what you have right now...

I left mine probably like what you have right now until I got done with the pin and strut install and whatever you're using for a seal. that way the door is in its final position. I then used a 1/8"...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-13-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 29,062
Posted By AdamB
Gear On!

Been a little over a year since I've updated this thread.

Major milestone today. It's standing on its own 3 legs.

Over the last year, I’ve gotten the cabin top, overhead console, doors, all...
Forum: RV-10 03-09-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By AdamB
https://www.myrv10.com/tips/workarea.html

https://www.myrv10.com/tips/workarea.html
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By AdamB
I’m pretty sure that was the piece that, for me,...

I’m pretty sure that was the piece that, for me, really reinforced that if something doesn’t go together relatively easily, I likely did something wrong with the stack up.
Forum: RV-10 03-02-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,507
Posted By AdamB
You can do either. If you do paint after...

You can do either.
If you do paint after windows, you leave the gap void between the window and the cabin top. Then come back after paint mask both sides and fill the gap with Silpruf and radius it....
Forum: RV-10 02-25-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By AdamB
Ask Van's for one. This is what they gave me...

Ask Van's for one.
This is what they gave me back in 2016/17 timeframe and it probably hasn't changed much, but you should probably get an updated one to be sure.

I tried to remove what I knew I...
Forum: RV-10 02-22-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,206
Posted By AdamB
Congrats, Ryan!

Congrats, Ryan!
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-19-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By AdamB
There are 3 power inputs. 1) Power for Relay box...

There are 3 power inputs. 1) Power for Relay box 2) Main power input 3) Secondary power input
There are 2 power outputs: 1) To power injectors 1,2, and 3
2) To power injectors 4, 5, and 6.

When...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-19-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By AdamB
I know. There seems to be no mention or...

I know. There seems to be no mention or documentation of this feature on their site. I found out about it through the community and others doing similar things and looking for options/solutions....
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-18-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By AdamB
To make sure I understand completely, are you...

To make sure I understand completely, are you saying that you have to flip a switch to keep the engine running in the event the source you're running on currently has a failure?

If so, I don't like...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-18-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,457
Posted By AdamB
While not flying yet, I did #2 for the reasons...

While not flying yet, I did #2 for the reasons Carl stated.
Note: All engine loads are sourced from the battery side of the bus and not post contactor as you've shown. The idea here is that if...
Forum: RV-10 02-11-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,609
Posted By AdamB
I had Stewart transport my QB kits to me. They...

I had Stewart transport my QB kits to me. They were awesome!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-05-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By AdamB
Aerosport products sells them.

Aerosport products sells them.
Forum: RV-10 01-24-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 528,054
Posted By AdamB
Looks great, Randy!

Looks great, Randy!
Forum: RV-10 01-22-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,591
Posted By AdamB
I shot for 1/8" gap now (not finished nor painted...

I shot for 1/8" gap now (not finished nor painted yet) figuring it would close down to a little over 1/16" after paint.
Forum: RV-10 01-22-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,858
Posted By AdamB
Not to mention in order to fly that rental,...

Not to mention in order to fly that rental, you'll likely have to make an effort to fly it relatively often to meet whatever currency requirements they might have in order to rent their planes solo.
Forum: RV-10 01-20-2021, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,754
Posted By AdamB
Maybe a couple of the pics on these posts might...

Maybe a couple of the pics on these posts might help?
I probably have more if you’re looking for something more specific....
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-06-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,081
Posted By AdamB
Greg reported in another thread that they were...

Greg reported in another thread that they were having DNS issues with the web provider and they are working on it.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-06-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,031
Posted By AdamB
Nothing wrong with taking a short pause and reset...

Nothing wrong with taking a short pause and reset the mentality. Sometimes you'll come back fresh and make better progress as a result.

It's a fine line to look ahead/plan and getting overwhelmed...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-02-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,062
Posted By AdamB
I’m scheduled for build school for my IO-540 with...

I’m scheduled for build school for my IO-540 with Darren in April.
We shall see if it happens though given the state of the border etc..
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-30-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 39,024
Posted By AdamB
Happy New Year, Ross! Looking forward to getting...

Happy New Year, Ross!

Looking forward to getting my Engine with ECUs from Darren at Aerosport in early 2021!
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By AdamB
Mike, Here’s a picture of mine from a recently...

Mike,

Here’s a picture of mine from a recently received FWF kit.
Forum: RV-10 12-07-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 523,757
Posted By AdamB
Newest version of the SDS EFII programmer.

Newest version of the SDS EFII programmer.
Forum: RV-10 12-07-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 523,757
Posted By AdamB
Very nice! What are the things to the left and...

Very nice!
What are the things to the left and right of the 650? Hard to tell, but almost look like some sort of slide dimmer??
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-07-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,338
Posted By AdamB
I'd probably still have to redo it 3 times. :D

I'd probably still have to redo it 3 times. :D
Forum: RV-10 12-06-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By AdamB
Got a bunch at www.pilotlights.net To replace the...

Got a bunch at www.pilotlights.net
To replace the one you show, the closest I was able to find is this:
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/el/interiolighting/spt_11-17445.php
It is a bit pricey,...
Forum: Propellers 12-02-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,081
Posted By AdamB
Prop purchase is coming up shortly for me, so...

Prop purchase is coming up shortly for me, so this is very timely.
Thanks for the PIREP.
Forum: Propellers 12-01-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By AdamB
I have 55lbs listed in my prop spreadsheet for...

I have 55lbs listed in my prop spreadsheet for the Hartzell 2 blade.
Now I can't find where I got that number from.

Also.. I have these additional WW props listed in my spreadsheet.
Maybe add to...
Forum: RV-10 11-24-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By AdamB
Van’s includes a packing list and marks off items...

Van’s includes a packing list and marks off items picked or back ordered.
There’s a column next to that for received which is what I used to check off each item while doing Inventory.
Forum: RV-10 11-20-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,385
Posted By AdamB
on the finishing or firewall forward kit (or any...

on the finishing or firewall forward kit (or any kit for that matter), you can delete whatever you'd like.
For instance, I just received my firewall forward kit and removed all the hoses,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,307
Posted By AdamB
We need SprucePrime and/or VansPrime. :)

We need SprucePrime and/or VansPrime. :)
Forum: RV-10 10-26-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By AdamB
This is what I did too. Trimmed enough to get...

This is what I did too.
Trimmed enough to get the doors to close
Then measured the gap I wanted and sanded down
To that mark.
Even starting with Ivan’s measurements I needed lots of adjustments.
Forum: RV-10 10-26-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By AdamB
I think you also have to look at the pictures in...

I think you also have to look at the pictures in that series where he has a ruler measuring the distances. Sometimes it takes awhile to figure out where he's measuring, but should be able to look at...
Forum: RV-10 10-18-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,521
Posted By AdamB
I used the 3" and longeron yoke the most. I have...

I used the 3" and longeron yoke the most.
I have a 4" no-hole yoke and maybe only used it once.
Forum: RV-10 10-18-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,912
Posted By AdamB
There are times when Van's might not call out the...

There are times when Van's might not call out the correct rivet in all locations.
It's been awhile, but I vaguely recall replacing a couple of rivets on that assembly to longer ones after setting...
Forum: RV-10 10-17-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,373
Posted By AdamB
Congrats on the purchase! Where in MA? I’m...

Congrats on the purchase!
Where in MA? I’m building a -10 in southern NH.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,672
Posted By AdamB
That's awesome, Mike! Enjoy Phase 1.

That's awesome, Mike!
Enjoy Phase 1.
Forum: RV-10 10-15-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,263
Posted By AdamB
The oil cooler installation is in FF1 section of...

The oil cooler installation is in FF1 section of the plans.
It calls out AN426AD4-4 rivets for the VA-186 to the firewall holes.

I'm pretty sure the ones to the upper forward fuse are dimpled too...
Forum: RV-10 10-08-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,611
Posted By AdamB
Ah okay.. Not sure as I'm in the middle of the...

Ah okay..

Not sure as I'm in the middle of the finishing kit and those holes are still open right now.
Forum: RV-10 10-07-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,611
Posted By AdamB
If you mean the holes pointed to in this picture,...

If you mean the holes pointed to in this picture, then they are for aileron control rods
And fuel lines. They will be covered by the wings.
Forum: RV-10 10-04-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,362
Posted By AdamB
I just ordered springs and collars for my brakes...

I just ordered springs and collars for my brakes too.
McMaster parts: 9657K115 and 9946K13
Forum: RV-10 09-30-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,928
Posted By AdamB
Awesome! Congrats!

Awesome! Congrats!
Forum: RV-10 09-16-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,620
Posted By AdamB
I, along with others, have done that too. I...

I, along with others, have done that too. I didn't drill the screw holes to final size around the perimeter of the top and left them #30 for a very long time.
Used clecos to hold it in place. Seemed...
Forum: RV-10 08-20-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 676,742
Posted By AdamB
Congrats, Randy!

Congrats, Randy!
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,665
Posted By AdamB
It's easy to become overwhelmed thinking about...

It's easy to become overwhelmed thinking about the project as a whole, things you don't know, etc..

For me, I've encountered it multiple times during my build, and expect to encounter it even more...
Forum: RV-10 08-16-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,665
Posted By AdamB
Isn't it crazy how much of the rain gutter you...

Isn't it crazy how much of the rain gutter you have to sand back to get the seals to fit?
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,638
Posted By AdamB
I just got these FF1 plans from Vans. Not sure...

I just got these FF1 plans from Vans.
Not sure if it's helpful for you at all.
Hopefully others that have done this recently can chime in.
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,394
Posted By AdamB
The smaller one has a 90 degree stem. I actually...

The smaller one has a 90 degree stem.
I actually posted what looks to be the straight valve for the mains by mistake..

That's likely the reason for the price increase.
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,394
Posted By AdamB
These are the airstop tubes from Dresser you're...

These are the airstop tubes from Dresser you're talking...
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,308
Posted By AdamB
True. I put access panels on both sides of the...

True.
I put access panels on both sides of the tunnel, but still.
I also put my pump and filter module assembly onto a piece of aluminium sheet sitting on angles with nut plates to allow me to...
Forum: Northeast 08-07-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,438
Posted By AdamB
well that is after you taxi your airplane through...

well that is after you taxi your airplane through the food truck line to pick up your food. :)
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,308
Posted By AdamB
Makes me wonder if I should change my "dual...

Makes me wonder if I should change my "dual filters at the pumps" in the tunnel for this... hmmm...

I actually already have a 2nd Holley Pre Filter sitting around when I was thinking of putting...
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,007
Posted By AdamB
True, you can't remove the safety latch...

True, you can't remove the safety latch components because they are considered a safety item. So you just have to have them sent and not use them. Can't imagine it would be that much of a cost saving...
Forum: Fiberglass 07-01-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,674
Posted By AdamB
I have some DP it's just black.. Nothing an extra...

I have some DP it's just black.. Nothing an extra top coat(s) wouldn't solve, I suppose.
Forum: Fiberglass 06-30-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,674
Posted By AdamB
The local PPG distributor here has been great. I...

The local PPG distributor here has been great. I spent half an hour with him yesterday having him match a SEM color for my top coat. Picked it up this afternoon (a DBC/DBI).

I had to spend a bunch...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-10-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By AdamB
No reason why you can't. You just have to remove...

No reason why you can't.
You just have to remove the center sections that normally come with the QB wings and add them to your slow build fuse order.
Forum: RV-10 06-10-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,768
Posted By AdamB
I always had one screw left over when I'd take...

I always had one screw left over when I'd take apart and put together watches as a kid.. No idea where it went or came from... Sort of like that, right? No big deal! :D
Forum: RV-10 06-10-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,768
Posted By AdamB
The longer pieces are the below the baggage door...

The longer pieces are the below the baggage door shims F-10100 on 33-3

The middle things are systems brackets for fuel and brake lines
F-1084 on 37-1

Not sure of the strip of alumn. on the right.
Forum: Fiberglass 06-07-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,674
Posted By AdamB
Thanks, guys. I applied a skim coat of neat...

Thanks, guys.

I applied a skim coat of neat epoxy over the contoured epoxy/micro surface today. I'll wait for that to cure, overall happy with it so far. There are 2-3 minor imperfections that I'll...
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