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Forum: RV-10 02-21-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By hillc95
Agreed. IF I have to get a bit from the hardware...

Agreed. IF I have to get a bit from the hardware store I learned the hard way you need to buy the premium ones they have. Getting a regular bit (even if it says it's rated for metal) ends up...
Forum: RV-10 02-21-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By hillc95
FWIW it took me one kit to swap over to using a...

FWIW it took me one kit to swap over to using a reamer anytime I final "drill" any holes.....Vans put out a video highly recommending reaming over drilling as well
Forum: RV-10 02-21-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By hillc95
+1 on this...I was able to rivet 90% of the tail...

+1 on this...I was able to rivet 90% of the tail one solo by backriveting....results were MUCH better as well
Forum: RV-10 11-16-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By hillc95
Not Tampa but I am up in the Jacksonville...

Not Tampa but I am up in the Jacksonville area.....not TOO far of a drive..
Forum: RV-10 11-16-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By hillc95
I agree......I already had the order screen up...

I agree......I already had the order screen up when I asked and my usual response is to just reorder the parts.....figured i'd get another opinion to verify it wasn't feasible to try and repair....
Forum: RV-10 11-16-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By hillc95
Torque Tube Bracket Woopsie

Page 14-3, I set the 2 rivets closest to the flanges on the W-1029C bracket crooked and ended up buggering up the holes while drilling them out. At this point I figure I have 3 options:

1. Upsize...
Forum: RV-10 11-09-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,240
Posted By hillc95
If you're priming then you won't even notice it...

If you're priming then you won't even notice it...
Forum: RV-10 10-20-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,895
Posted By hillc95
Update on my end. I was notified today that Vans...

Update on my end. I was notified today that Vans is sending my hinges.....as well as replacement parts and plan changes relating to the rudder stops (invoice says changes to secs. 6, 7 +11).
Forum: RV-10 10-16-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,895
Posted By hillc95
I probably have a good idea what's holding that...

I probably have a good idea what's holding that bag up. I wanted to redo my V.S. so I ordered all the parts to be delivered with my wing kit and I'm still waiting on the 3 rudder hinges...
Forum: RV-10 07-05-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,287
Posted By hillc95
Starting the wings

Starting the wings
Forum: RV-10 07-04-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,287
Posted By hillc95
I'm just north of Jacksonville.....not the...

I'm just north of Jacksonville.....not the closest but somewhat in your area.
Forum: Primers 06-30-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,110
Posted By hillc95
I went the other end of the spectrum...I scuff...

I went the other end of the spectrum...I scuff the parts with a scotch brite pad, clean with acetone and cover with Rust-oleum Self Etching spray primer.....bout $5 a can at Lowe's.... Nowhere near...
Forum: RV-10 05-25-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,631
Posted By hillc95
Not in Ponte Vedra but i'm building a -10 not too...

Not in Ponte Vedra but i'm building a -10 not too far away from you...
Forum: RV-10 05-16-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By hillc95
I was between a 10 and 14 and the wife and I went...

I was between a 10 and 14 and the wife and I went to Sun N Fun to check them out. Until then, she had only flown with me in a 172. We sat in the 14 (which isn't exactly a "small" plane especially...
Forum: RV-10 05-16-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By hillc95
Def inventory now (mine was missing 6 HS nose...

Def inventory now (mine was missing 6 HS nose ribs and a bag of screws). I inventoried all the subkits then re-plastic wrapped them to keep them together. I put the rivets in cheap tupperware...
Forum: RV-10 04-18-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By hillc95
I really do appreciate all the input. As of now I...

I really do appreciate all the input. As of now I found a good deal on a complete -C4B5 and have contacted someone recommend on this forum to do a builder assist with me for a reasonable price....
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By hillc95
Thanks guys! I would absolutely like to work with...

Thanks guys! I would absolutely like to work with a fellow RVer on this, and yes, I would be building from scratch. My thought is that would allow me to "piecemeal" the purchases over a period of...
Forum: RV-10 04-11-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By hillc95
C4B5 Crankcase

Just exploring some options and getting some research/info. What would a good price be for a bare C4B5 Crankcase?
Forum: RV-10 08-16-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,423
Posted By hillc95
Glad your back at it Jon!

Glad your back at it Jon!
Forum: RV-10 07-20-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,679
Posted By hillc95
As long as you're good at Tetris.....

As long as you're good at Tetris.....
Forum: RV-10 06-24-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,186
Posted By hillc95
Sounds good......I cant wait to see it all...

Sounds good......I cant wait to see it all finished!
Forum: RV-10 06-19-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,186
Posted By hillc95
Rich (togaflyer) is based out of PGD and is quite...

Rich (togaflyer) is based out of PGD and is quite far along on his -10. Very nice guy too! My wife and I stopped in to see his setup when we were still in the "deciding/dreaming" phase. I'm a little...
Forum: RV-10 04-13-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,225
Posted By hillc95
Thank you. I figured if it really mattered the...

Thank you. I figured if it really mattered the manual would have said so......just wanted to make sure.
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,225
Posted By hillc95
Question about rivets....

SORRY THE PICTURE IS SO BIG!

Hey all....I started 'tinkering' around with the VS today and even though i'm not quite there yet i'm looking ahead and trying to get my ducks in a line. I imagine this...
Forum: RV-10 04-04-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,683
Posted By hillc95
I will have to check it out....ill be down there...

I will have to check it out....ill be down there Fri-Sun...
Forum: RV-10 02-29-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,019
Posted By hillc95
I certainly recognize that downtown.....nice...

I certainly recognize that downtown.....nice picture!
Forum: RV-10 02-29-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,019
Posted By hillc95
When its all said and done the plane will be at...

When its all said and done the plane will be at Fernandina Airport(KFHB).....it would be worth the trip as anyone who has flown into FHB will tell you that Amelia Island is a great place to spend the...
Forum: RV-10 02-29-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,019
Posted By hillc95
Cool deal! May will be here before you know it. I...

Cool deal! May will be here before you know it. I will be starting in my garage (2 car) at the house. There is a 2-3 year wait list at the airport for a hangar so hopefully it will work out just...
Forum: RV-10 02-29-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,019
Posted By hillc95
Start of an adventure.....

Well I did it! After years of scratching my head, collecting tools and convincing the wife, I sent in my order for the empennage kit today. I have chatted with some of you, met some of you and even...
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,324
Posted By hillc95
While not "next door' by any means....I am in the...

While not "next door' by any means....I am in the Jacksonville area and I will be ordering my first kit next month.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,210
Posted By hillc95
I am a relatively new pilot (got my PP in June)...

I am a relatively new pilot (got my PP in June) and have 70ish hours and learned to fly at a towered field in close proximity to a Class C (airspace starts 2 miles NW) and I am glad I did my primary...
Forum: RV-10 05-11-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,869
Posted By hillc95
Getting that panel ready for those G3X beauties...

Getting that panel ready for those G3X beauties Jon?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,659
Posted By hillc95
I too use an Ipad mini and I love it. I use it...

I too use an Ipad mini and I love it. I use it with a windshield RAM mount and it works great. I pair mine with a Garmin GDL and the Garmin app. It seems everyone else is using Foreflight but I just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 250,692
Posted By hillc95
https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6125/5935204647_4c9...

https://farm7.staticflickr.com/6125/5935204647_4c9573972d_n.jpg
My 'home' for a little more than half the year. I've been a tug Captain for almost 10 years now...
Forum: RV-10 10-11-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,647
Posted By hillc95
I had a blast meeting everyone and also had a...

I had a blast meeting everyone and also had a great host!!! Would love to do it again sometime..
Forum: RV-10 09-26-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,647
Posted By hillc95
Are we still on for this?

Are we still on for this?
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,897
Posted By hillc95
We were planning on being in that area either...

We were planning on being in that area either Monday afternoon (2pm) or Tues morning and heading back Saturday afternoon or Sunday morning.....I will call you when it gets closer and see if any of...
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,897
Posted By hillc95
Jesse, We actually quite frequently (every 2...

Jesse,
We actually quite frequently (every 2 months) travel between Jax and family in the Punta Gorda area (thats actually how this whole PPL/plane idea started in the first place) and go right...
Forum: RV-10 05-21-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,897
Posted By hillc95
Thank you for all the help guys! I should also...

Thank you for all the help guys! I should also point out that I am willing to travel a little bit to meet/go to someone. I would really like to see a complete/near complete one.
Forum: RV-10 05-19-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,897
Posted By hillc95
Jon, I just might take you up on that...you're...

Jon,

I just might take you up on that...you're only an hour or so drive from where im at and my wife has been practically begging me to take her to Savannah since we moved here (9 yrs...
Forum: RV-10 05-19-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,897
Posted By hillc95
Thank you for the info. The wife is DEF on...

Thank you for the info. The wife is DEF on board.....and she knows me well enough to know that when I set my mind to something she needs to hang on. One of the main bonus features of my job is that I...
Forum: RV-10 05-19-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,897
Posted By hillc95
Thanks for the welcome! I tossed around the whole...

Thanks for the welcome! I tossed around the whole 182 or -10 debate and my wife saw the -10 (she is a HUGE fan of the SR22) and it was a no brainer at that point. I figure after 5 years of flying I...
Forum: RV-10 05-19-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,897
Posted By hillc95
Considering a build.....

Hello all!
I am currently a student pilot (20ish hours in) and I know I like it and want to continue. Wife is all about it and I think the family is more excited about me getting the license than I...
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