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Forum: Tools Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Ron B.
double offset rivet set

Looking for a part number at ACS for a double offset 12" back rivet set tool.
Thanks
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-01-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By Ron B.
Good deal for someone!!!!

Good deal for someone!!!!
Forum: RV-14 02-24-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Ron B.
Thanks guys , hopefully in a few more weeks. He...

Thanks guys , hopefully in a few more weeks. He switched over to working on the wings today waiting.
Forum: RV-14 02-23-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Ron B.
BO parts

Van's being so busy, I thought perhaps someone else checked to see how they are doing with back ordered parts?
Forum: RV-10 02-19-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Ron B.
You're worried about the paper towel fire hazard...

You're worried about the paper towel fire hazard but not the foam?
Forum: Canada 02-17-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Ron B.
Stits EP-420 Aircraft Spruce

Stits EP-420 Aircraft Spruce
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2021, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 799
Posted By Ron B.
If you get anything from ACS I would be very...

If you get anything from ACS I would be very surprised.
Forum: RV-14 02-09-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By Ron B.
Just did that yesterday. Position the seat rib on...

Just did that yesterday. Position the seat rib on the bottom skin where it belongs and you will see that fluting is required in order for the holes to follow the curve in the hole pattern on the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-07-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,026
Posted By Ron B.
You got married, she's not only a co-builder,...

You got married, she's not only a co-builder, she's a co-owner, congrats.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,531
Posted By Ron B.
Good for her, here's to a happy and healthy...

Good for her, here's to a happy and healthy retirement. 10 years at home raising her children and then another 30 on top of that. Will not see that with the generation coming.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-04-2021, 05:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,715
Posted By Ron B.
They will be back.

They will be back.
Forum: Flight Testing 02-02-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,096
Posted By Ron B.
Come on guys, there is no shame in asking a more...

Come on guys, there is no shame in asking a more experienced pilot take up your aircraft for the first flights. To me someone asking the question should seek help , they are to be commended for doing...
Forum: RV-14 02-01-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,726
Posted By Ron B.
Have not received a PM

Have not received a PM
Forum: Reviews 02-01-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Ron B.
Wow do we have security. Tried about three...

Wow do we have security. Tried about three different combinations for a pass word and the EAA webinar and they would not accept one of them. I'm done, if they don't want members to attend they should...
Forum: RV-14 02-01-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,726
Posted By Ron B.
Finishing kit does not include FWF, I don't think...

Finishing kit does not include FWF, I don't think seat belts are included. Don't know if you are happy to install the plastic brake lines that are provided with the kit?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-31-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By Ron B.
No I do not have NPT, they are 12mm X 1.75...

No I do not have NPT, they are 12mm X 1.75 threads (metric).
I will have to take a look at the Curtis dimensions. Thanks
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-30-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By Ron B.
Oil drains

I purchased the Saf-Air drain and with the newer style tanks they would require an adaptor ( I know that, only after purchasing and installing but nothing at ACS tells you they will not fit without...
Forum: Canada 01-27-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By Ron B.
Thanks for the heads up Tony. I have been...

Thanks for the heads up Tony. I have been tracking a friends alternators with Fedex from B & C today and I saw that they had made it to Nova Scotia . In talking to my friend , I asked if he had been...
Forum: Canada 01-27-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,119
Posted By Ron B.
Most US vendors don't honor free freight into...

Most US vendors don't honor free freight into Canada. You can order from California to eastern Maine free freight but if you go one foot into Canada you pay all shipping fees. I can see paying the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-26-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By Ron B.
Mine did the same thing. Van's originally had you...

Mine did the same thing. Van's originally had you use Loctite on the screws but quickly addressed this mistake with a revision. I knew about the revision but forgot about it and didn't revise my...
Forum: RV-14 01-23-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By Ron B.
This is where Van's suggestion to tape over the...

This is where Van's suggestion to tape over the non dimpled holes really comes into play. Look over the drawings really well and tape over the holes that you are to skip before you start working the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-18-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,203
Posted By Ron B.
Any chance it could be ABC fire extinguisher...

Any chance it could be ABC fire extinguisher powder. Has someone shot odd an extinguisher in the past, hope not.
Forum: RV-14 01-18-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By Ron B.
Most are but not all.

Most are but not all.
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,598
Posted By Ron B.
Vanís has my replacement U-01420-1 on back order....

Vanís has my replacement U-01420-1 on back order. I would like to put my 14 back together and was wandering if the larger washer was anything special other than one inch in diameter with a 3/8Ē hole?...
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,435
Posted By Ron B.
Scott, I think he might have been referring to...

Scott, I think he might have been referring to being tight as using up most of the block of foam?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By Ron B.
Youíre going to be close to the airport. I have a...

Youíre going to be close to the airport. I have a niece up there that I visit once COVID takes a hike. Hopefully we can visit. There is an RV 14A being built in PEI also. I have a friend building a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By Ron B.
Hi Ray, where abouts in Nova Scotia

Hi Ray, where abouts in Nova Scotia
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-14-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,754
Posted By Ron B.
In the photo it looks riveted upside down also?...

In the photo it looks riveted upside down also?
Oh, I guess it was removed!!!
Forum: Canada 01-12-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Ron B.
Thanks Guys, I will pass this along.

Thanks Guys, I will pass this along.
Forum: Canada 01-12-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Ron B.
Who could he ask?

Who could he ask?
Forum: Canada 01-12-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Ron B.
IFR Panel

A friend is building an RV-14 and is ordering a panel built by a prominent US shop. This shop isn't certain that a panel with a dual GDU460 and GTN 750 could fly IFR in Canada. They are not sure of...
Forum: RV-14 01-05-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,435
Posted By Ron B.
If I remember correctly one was shorter but it...

If I remember correctly one was shorter but it was for the trim tab. That was two months ago or more.
Forum: RV-14 01-05-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,435
Posted By Ron B.
I had to reprint to get the proper scale as mine...

I had to reprint to get the proper scale as mine were way off . I also had zero issue cutting them out with the band saw. Plenty of margin also.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-04-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By Ron B.
I'm certainly no expert here but I thought that...

I'm certainly no expert here but I thought that with a power pack you would not attach it to the battery but to the load side( not battery side) of the master , with the master not engaged. If you...
Forum: RV-14 01-03-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 587
Posted By Ron B.
One maybe two small service bulletins that are...

One maybe two small service bulletins that are looked out for but nothing much to worry about.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-29-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,897
Posted By Ron B.
Building aircraft is a passion for a lot of...

Building aircraft is a passion for a lot of builders. One thing a lot of builders miss, is the interest others have in helping out. Reach out in your area to fellow builders (perhaps someone that has...
Forum: RV-14 12-28-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By Ron B.
Why not just put the stem of a rivet in a lathe...

Why not just put the stem of a rivet in a lathe and drill a 1/8" hole in the head until it parts from the stem?
Forum: RV-14 12-28-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By Ron B.
Not an engineer and you should pass this...

Not an engineer and you should pass this suggestion through Van's, but could you drill out three rivets leaving a hole in the tapered part of the rivets with no stem? Like tapered bushings and glue...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,068
Posted By Ron B.
[QUOTE=Kyle Boatright;1488821]When did Van's...

[QUOTE=Kyle Boatright;1488821]When did Van's start dimpling those ribs
My 14 kit was 140018 and a friend has a new 14 kit and his were also done. I don't recall if they were done on the 10 back ten...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,068
Posted By Ron B.
I don't see anything wrong with the parts in the...

I don't see anything wrong with the parts in the photo. Van's dimples the tip holes as a standard dimple tool will not work. The holes might not be dimpled as crisp as normal but I summarize that...
Forum: RV-10 12-26-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By Ron B.
You might want to try a small pair of visegrips...

You might want to try a small pair of visegrips so you can pull while you turn , if the threads in the nutplate are stripped.
Forum: RV-10 12-25-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By Ron B.
The fuel sender has a screw in the center that an...

The fuel sender has a screw in the center that an eye for your wire is attached , no problem. Only caution I have is if all the fuel is not out it could shift when you remove the tank , just watch or...
Forum: RV-14 12-23-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,013
Posted By Ron B.
Just go with a 7 or 9 if you think they are as...

Just go with a 7 or 9 if you think they are as desirable , problem solved.
Forum: RV-14 12-16-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,617
Posted By Ron B.
Thanks, good to know. Might just have been missed.

Thanks, good to know. Might just have been missed.
Forum: RV-14 12-15-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,205
Posted By Ron B.
Thanks Bill, just ordering up the ends for mine....

Thanks Bill, just ordering up the ends for mine. My exhaust was fine but the ears on the end caps have cracks on them and need to be replaced.
Forum: RV-14 12-15-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,617
Posted By Ron B.
Great, did you get a copy of the assembly manual?...

Great, did you get a copy of the assembly manual? A buddy of mine received his RV-14A EMP kit Friday and the manual was Back ordered. I shipped him one today to get him going until his arrives. I was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,855
Posted By Ron B.
You can also get the swivel adaptor from Infinity...

You can also get the swivel adaptor from Infinity now and I like that feature. It allows a quite a but of rotation on the grip after installed so you can change your grip position as you fly.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-11-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,232
Posted By Ron B.
Just changed out one of my heater SCAT hoses on...

Just changed out one of my heater SCAT hoses on my 14. A hose clamp had poked a hole. Rotated the clamp so the tail would not make contact and dabbed
silicone between both parts to make sure.
You...
Forum: RV-14 12-11-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,969
Posted By Ron B.
Heim is the ball joint, make sure it can swivel...

Heim is the ball joint, make sure it can swivel around and doesn't bind.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,629
Posted By Ron B.
I have always carried a US printed blanket letter...

I have always carried a US printed blanket letter from the FAA authorizing my amateur built aircraft into US airspace . Never been asked for it though.
Forum: RV-10 12-09-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,044
Posted By Ron B.
I tackled this a little different. I pulled the...

I tackled this a little different. I pulled the drill press out from the wall and as in the photo by No one , I rotated my trailing edge piece 90 degrees passing it next to the drill press tower. I...
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By Ron B.
Thanks Guys

Thanks Guys
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By Ron B.
Thanks, Are they standard in the taildragger kit?

Thanks, Are they standard in the taildragger kit?
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By Ron B.
Step

Anyone installing a step on the RV-14 taildragger? If not any problems getting in?
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,969
Posted By Ron B.
I'm quite sure I used the arm Tim used but I have...

I'm quite sure I used the arm Tim used but I have a poor memory. I have the cowl off because I'm doing the nose gear SB so I will have a look.
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,969
Posted By Ron B.
Never noticed anything on mine. Do you feel it if...

Never noticed anything on mine. Do you feel it if you just move the arm by hand?
Forum: RV-10 12-07-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,623
Posted By Ron B.
If it was a sensor , wouldn't the pressure...

If it was a sensor , wouldn't the pressure fluctuate when the e pump was being used as well.
There are some post on here talking about fuel pressure fluctuation on climb that maybe some interesting...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-06-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By Ron B.
Try to search FAB failure

Try to search FAB failure
Forum: RV-14 11-30-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By Ron B.
You need to know where the spinner is in order to...

You need to know where the spinner is in order to get a good fit.
Forum: RV-14 11-25-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By Ron B.
Try the off set on a piece of scrap. It certainly...

Try the off set on a piece of scrap. It certainly doesn't act like a straight set. A lot of the force is lost in the bend so you have to hit longer (more likely to do a smily).
Forum: RV-14 11-25-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By Ron B.
Just did this yesterday. I was able to squeeze...

Just did this yesterday. I was able to squeeze the first bottom two from the aft side and I used a Cherry max 4-3 for the top one. I could have used a rivet set but knew I would mess it up as it...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-21-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,900
Posted By Ron B.
You know with 60 coming soon and just VFR I'm...

You know with 60 coming soon and just VFR I'm from the keep it simple school. To me there is nothing simpler than having things like fuel boost pump, flaps, trim auto-pilot disconnect , radio flip...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-19-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By Ron B.
Backup battery test

I was having trouble getting to test my backup. Closing main power , the test button would display but only in a gray color, not white like the power on/power off buttons. Pushing it would do...
Forum: RV-14 11-18-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,110
Posted By Ron B.
It will be the year when it's signed off and...

It will be the year when it's signed off and airworthy.
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