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Forum: My RV Build Project 02-04-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 82,042
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
Build table?

PM sent re build table. I'd love to take it off your hands.
Forum: Primers 06-27-2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,440
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
Really old half can of self etching primer?

Really old half can of self etching primer?
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-03-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,324
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
RV-9 Fuselage Rotisserie length

Hello all, I'm setting up my garage for a slow build RV9 fuselage. Could someone please give me the length of their fuselage rotisserie set up from one end to another? I searched but maybe used the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-16-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,506
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
I'm assuming you're installing a Duckworks kit....

I'm assuming you're installing a Duckworks kit. Just finished this on my RV9 wing and I can't see why your install wouldn't work by just flipping the reflector bracket over. Worst case your light is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,052
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
I set my 3x rivet gun by sound and feel while...

I set my 3x rivet gun by sound and feel while hammering it against a price of wood. There's an EAA home builder video online that's pretty good info on flush riveting. I insert a rivet, cover it with...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-30-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,631
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
Not really trying to give advice because I'm...

Not really trying to give advice because I'm still early in my very slow build. I've seen good deals on engines come and go since I've started and decided to wait until the finishing kit phase to...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 04-25-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,761
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
I've been lucky enough to break in new spam can...

I've been lucky enough to break in new spam can engines out of the Los Angeles area and both times I chose Columbia for the flight. Last time I was here just happened to stumble in on an EZ/canard...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-22-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
I can email some pictures of drawing 14 I just...

I can email some pictures of drawing 14 I just took withy my phone. Pm me and I'll get back to you in a few.
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-22-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 101,562
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
The stiffeners get riveted on without any...

The stiffeners get riveted on without any proseal. Some people place a little glob of proseal right on top of each stiffener's aftmost rivet shop head before gluing things together so the stiffeners...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-09-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 101,562
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
The swivel set is for setting flush rivets with a...

The swivel set is for setting flush rivets with a bucking bar on the other side. I'm at Fullerton Airport and will be flush riveting wing skins in the next few weeks. I'll send you a pm when I'm...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 03-27-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,796
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
I really like Santa Ynez. Lots of B&Bs, great...

I really like Santa Ynez. Lots of B&Bs, great restaurants and wine tasting.
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-25-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,099
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
The countersink goes on the aft side of the web...

The countersink goes on the aft side of the web of the spar, and the rivet holds the spar to the doubler before the steel elevator hinge is bolted on. Hope this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,977
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
I'm pretty sure my slow build instructions are...

I'm pretty sure my slow build instructions are not to use any sealant on the ring or platenuts, because the flush shop heads on the exterior of the rib will be covered in sealant anyway.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-19-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,781
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
I've had to pull carb heat once while on a...

I've had to pull carb heat once while on a shallow climb out of KMYF in San Diego. This was in a 160hp Cherokee Warrior. OAT was probably low 60s with high relative humidity. Engine sputtered a bit,...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-24-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
Spend some time looking at some other flying rvs...

Spend some time looking at some other flying rvs before trashing it. You will get an idea of where you stand skill-wise, and develop a sense of what you can live with (especially when you see them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,369
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
It's been a long time since I did a practice kit...

It's been a long time since I did a practice kit so perhaps I'm wrong, but just from your pictures I would:

1: Cleco the ribs onto the skin aft of the spar.
2: Cleco the spar onto the ribs using...
Forum: California 01-10-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,040
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
Don't forget about Fullerton. Nothing compared to...

Don't forget about Fullerton. Nothing compared to the experimental communities at chino but threre's a few of us there.
Forum: California 12-25-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,824
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
John Wayne airport (KSNA) would be the closest to...

John Wayne airport (KSNA) would be the closest to Irvine, but would be pretty expensive. I don't even think they have self serve fuel there so plan on buying elsewhere or almost $8 from the truck....
Forum: California 12-25-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,824
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
John Wayne airport (KSNA) would be the closest to...

John Wayne airport (KSNA) would be the closest to Irvine, but would be pretty expensive. I don't even think they have self serve fuel there so plan on buying elsewhere or almost $8 from the truck....
Forum: California 11-27-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,279
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
Van Nuys airport is the closest to Encino but...

Van Nuys airport is the closest to Encino but expect pretty pricey FBOs geared towards private jet operations. A further drive from Encino are Whiteman and Camarillo airports, both a lot more piston...
Forum: California 10-22-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,996
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
The traffic is every bit as bad as reputed on the...

The traffic is every bit as bad as reputed on the 405, which would connect Hawthorne to any points north or south. There aren't any airparks in the immediate area outside of the high desert or San...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,263
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
I have had good results using a post-it note over...

I have had good results using a post-it note over the rivet before hitting. A small post-it (about 1"x1.5"") will last about 5 rivets.
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-19-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 891
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
You could just build an entirely new trim tab. My...

You could just build an entirely new trim tab. My second attempt at a trim tab will fly, but I'm going to build another because I'm pretty sure I get get it perfect next time :rolleyes:. Third time's...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-16-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,441
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
I had a similar morning sickness issue with a...

I had a similar morning sickness issue with a T206H. Startups were easy but it would idle rough and sometimes sputter during the run-up prop cycle. The clue was that it only happened on the first...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,508
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
I've stayed at the Appleton Radisson on College...

I've stayed at the Appleton Radisson on College and Superior in the past. Lots of stuff to do within walking distance. Its pretty pricey and the rooms are just ok, but there is a lot of things...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
I ran into this when doing my HS. I buggered a...

I ran into this when doing my HS. I buggered a couple of ribs and ordered replacements. The original ribs came like he ones shown in the plans and the replacement ribs were what you are describing. ...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-03-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,579
Posted By Sugar Dunkerton
Elongated Holes on Elevator Spar

Hello all, I have been lurking here for over a year and have been getting through much of my RV-9 taildragger empennage.

I had some trouble fitting the WD-605 elevator control horn to the E-902...
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