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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-14-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By jssaylor2007
How much shipped? Zip is 79347.

How much shipped?

Zip is 79347.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-06-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,526
Posted By jssaylor2007
Piggybacking. Does the RV-12 require a rivet gun...

Piggybacking. Does the RV-12 require a rivet gun at all, or can everything be done with a squeezer?
Forum: Polishing your RV 12-31-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,206
Posted By jssaylor2007
This is what you’re looking...

This is what you’re looking for.

https://www.cerakote.com/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,473
Posted By jssaylor2007
So what's the consensus on wrapping vs painting?...

So what's the consensus on wrapping vs painting? Do most people wrap or vice-versa?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By jssaylor2007
RV-10/12/14 "Pre-Plans"

I was going to see if the digital versions of the plans include the "Pre-Plans" that you can order for the earlier models. The part that talks about tools needed, and setting up a workshop. Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,382
Posted By jssaylor2007
So what you're saying is, make no mistakes?

So what you're saying is, make no mistakes?
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-23-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,294
Posted By jssaylor2007
RV-9 Popularity

Curious why the 9 seems to be so unpopular? From my admittedly ignorant perspective, it seems to be the most well rounded of the entire fleet. Somewhat of a “jack of all trades” type of aircraft. So...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 10-20-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,990
Posted By jssaylor2007
Metal Citabria?

Metal Citabria?
Forum: Safety 10-15-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,562
Posted By jssaylor2007
So I'm not quite half the pilot that some on here...

So I'm not quite half the pilot that some on here are, but I got my training in West TX. That said, winds aloft, who cares, winds on the ground, as long as they aren't gusting >15Kts more than the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-11-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,536
Posted By jssaylor2007
The only other kit builder I’d love to hear from...

The only other kit builder I’d love to hear from would be a Sling builder.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-11-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,536
Posted By jssaylor2007
So correct me if I'm wrong, but is what you're...

So correct me if I'm wrong, but is what you're saying that the RV-12 is the most solo build friendly airplane in the RV fleet?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-11-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,105
Posted By jssaylor2007
Did you possibly bend your original inadvertently?

Did you possibly bend your original inadvertently?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-11-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,536
Posted By jssaylor2007
Build Process

So I understand that the -12 is the "Easiest/Simplest" to build of all the RV's, but just how simple is it? Does it require any bending/forming? Is it truly all pulled rivets? Does it require...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,579
Posted By jssaylor2007
Well just talked to my buddy, he won't be heading...

Well just talked to my buddy, he won't be heading this way until sometime next year, so may end up shipping empennage and wings, and let him drive the fuselage this way when he comes. Friend works...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,579
Posted By jssaylor2007
So say I have a friend in Oregon who may drive...

So say I have a friend in Oregon who may drive back here to Texas in the near future, would the Vans crate for the -14 fit in the bed of a pickup?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,579
Posted By jssaylor2007
Quickest RV to build

In y'alls opinion, which is it? Not counting the 12.
Forum: Tools 10-07-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,021
Posted By jssaylor2007
Do you also have a pneumatic squeezer? Is this...

Do you also have a pneumatic squeezer? Is this truly the end-all be-all? I'm trying to find a kit to buy, and if this is as good as advertised, I'll delete the squeezer from the kit.
Forum: Tools 10-07-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,021
Posted By jssaylor2007
Did the NumatX fall out of favor or something? It...

Did the NumatX fall out of favor or something? It doesn't seem like anyone talks about it anymore, and Cleaveland quit carrying it.
Forum: Alternative Engines 10-05-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,933
Posted By jssaylor2007
Sportsman

So how is the sportsman vs something like a 172? From my outside perspective it looks like a 172/182 that you can do your own maintenance on.
Forum: RV-10 10-05-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By jssaylor2007
So on the eating parts note, how quick is Vans...

So on the eating parts note, how quick is Vans about getting replacement parts to you? If it something where you are out of commission for a month?
Forum: RV-10 10-05-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By jssaylor2007
Appreciate the replies!

So has anyone used that Orange drill? The Sioux shows to be out of stock, so was wondering if it'd be worth getting the orange and trying to find the Sioux elsewhere.
Forum: RV-10 10-05-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By jssaylor2007
Also, will both of these get me through the first...

Also, will both of these get me through the first bit of my build no problem? I assume most of the optional stuff is needed later, but maybe not.
Forum: RV-10 10-05-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By jssaylor2007
Isham or Cleaveland

This'll probably get moved soon, but is there anything missing in the Isham Kit that would be nice to have? Same for the Cleaveland. Also what optional upgrades are worth having in both kits? Lastly,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 532,242
Posted By jssaylor2007
I chose the Ender because I also build/fly...

I chose the Ender because I also build/fly drones, and it has amazing community support. Do you still share your files?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 532,242
Posted By jssaylor2007
What printer do you use? I have a Creality Ender...

What printer do you use? I have a Creality Ender 3 Pro bought that should be here soon.
Forum: Alternative Engines 10-02-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,933
Posted By jssaylor2007
Diesel

I know Glasair is running the diesel apparently trouble free, my question is, how many diesel RVs to we have out there?
Forum: RV-10 10-02-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,829
Posted By jssaylor2007
How was your experience buying a started kit?

How was your experience buying a started kit?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By jssaylor2007
Jon, Thanks for the invite! I would love to come...

Jon,

Thanks for the invite! I would love to come out. How long do the meetings typically last? I'll need to pay due and whatnot, but I'd love to come out and take part. If you could message me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By jssaylor2007
I'm an hour from A city. I'm 6-7 hours from...

I'm an hour from A city. I'm 6-7 hours from Dallas which is the closest major city. I do plan on getting involved in the EAA in Lubbock (hour away.) It's pretty rural where I'm at though, GA is few...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By jssaylor2007
Are there any held in Texas? I maybe could come...

Are there any held in Texas? I maybe could come do one if so.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By jssaylor2007
Believe me I'd love to, but I'm a good hour from...

Believe me I'd love to, but I'm a good hour from the nearest EAA chapter/member, and GA is pretty much dead in all forms near here.
Forum: RV-10 10-02-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,829
Posted By jssaylor2007
Did you end up doing QB both?

Did you end up doing QB both?
Forum: RV-10 10-02-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,829
Posted By jssaylor2007
RV-10 QB Worth it?

Planning out my first build, and was wondering about this. How much time does it realistically save you? Are there things you learn building the wing that would be beneficial to not doing the QB?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By jssaylor2007
So as far as the DVD's that Vans has for sale,...

So as far as the DVD's that Vans has for sale, are any worth it? I'm 100% new to this. I need to start rounding up some tools I imagine, but the list is a bit overwhelming.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By jssaylor2007
Sounds like a plan! I'll have to do this.

Sounds like a plan! I'll have to do this.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By jssaylor2007
Agreed on size matters.

I wonder if Vans might offer some large format (24x36) drawings/plans of the -10.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By jssaylor2007
Thanks!

That's exactly what I was wondering. Thanks a ton. I really wished I lived closer to some EAA activity. There are a ton of things I could learn from just walking around someone's hangar who was doing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By jssaylor2007
Vans Plans

Do the plans that come with the newer kits contain the giant drafting table size drawings/plans that the older kits contained? Talking about like the RV-10 RV-14.
Forum: Tools 10-01-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,220
Posted By jssaylor2007
No, Depends, All glass, not sure, see above,...

No, Depends, All glass, not sure, see above, Tri-gear RV, Tipper sliding has too many failure points.
Forum: Tools 10-01-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,220
Posted By jssaylor2007
Mission

So I have 2 missions, one would be a nice comfortable XC flyer that can get me and the family from TX to AL to see my in-laws. This is the mission I was looking at the -10 for. We currently only make...
Forum: Tools 10-01-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,220
Posted By jssaylor2007
Tools Required

How variable are the tools required between all the RV Kits? Like say between a -10 and a -14, or between a -14 and -9? Was wondering if they are basically all the same tools, but less clecos?

I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-01-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By jssaylor2007
Scott, How long does it typically take to finish...

Scott,
How long does it typically take to finish the empennage kit hour-wise?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-01-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,927
Posted By jssaylor2007
Realistic All-In Build Cost

Browsing through some classified ads this AM, I couldn't help but wonder what the realistic all-in build cost was for a -12. I am seeing some exceptional well built -12s that are listed in the 60-80k...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,434
Posted By jssaylor2007
I subscribed through Amazon. Amazon is actually...

I subscribed through Amazon. Amazon is actually pretty great for magazine subs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,434
Posted By jssaylor2007
Well now I see what the deal is. My magazine goes...

Well now I see what the deal is. My magazine goes from 40 straight to 57. That sucks...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,434
Posted By jssaylor2007
Got my first issue of Kitplanes

It?s the home built directory issue. Why isn?t Vans listed?
Forum: Tools 10-21-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,990
Posted By jssaylor2007
Decent quality? enough to get through an airplane...

Decent quality? enough to get through an airplane build anyways?
Forum: Tools 10-21-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,990
Posted By jssaylor2007
So I've been trying to keep an eye out for a...

So I've been trying to keep an eye out for a bandsaw and drill press. Is this (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2508912449144741/) something that would be a good buy? Starting to think...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,208
Posted By jssaylor2007
Just curious, if insurance company wanted 25...

Just curious, if insurance company wanted 25 hours in the type, could you just fly your airplane around for 25 hours uninsured before applying for a policy?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-15-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,409
Posted By jssaylor2007
If Vans decided to do some sort of high-wing,...

If Vans decided to do some sort of high-wing, off-field, 4 place type of airframe, I wouldn't even be having to try and decide on what to build.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-15-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,409
Posted By jssaylor2007
Luckily my wife loves to fly. She survived a hot...

Luckily my wife loves to fly. She survived a hot & bumpy 4 hour XC in a pokey 172 a few years back, and didn't even complain once. The acro doesn't appeal to me too much, but honestly I only have a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-15-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,409
Posted By jssaylor2007
Thanks for this! Sounds kind of like the 10 is a...

Thanks for this! Sounds kind of like the 10 is a great all around very versatile bird. The 12 sounds like the nice little daily flier, and the 9 sounds like a great 2 people XC machine.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-15-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,409
Posted By jssaylor2007
Mission is primarily to just own and build a...

Mission is primarily to just own and build a flying machine of some sort. I do have a wife and two young kids, and wanting a people hauler is not out of the question. I am a first time builder, and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-15-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,409
Posted By jssaylor2007
Realistic Build Time/Cost

So I am probably a good 6 months or so out from ordering the first part of any RV kit, and am trying to compare and contrast the different flavors of RV. I am leaning more towards the 10 or 14, but...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-09-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By jssaylor2007
Scroll Saw

Would a scroll saw work in place of a band saw for making cuts? I am pretty ignorant when it comes to most shop equipment, so sorry in advance if this is a completely silly question.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,085
Posted By jssaylor2007
Am I wrong in thinking it sounds goofy as **** to...

Am I wrong in thinking it sounds goofy as **** to pay property taxes on something you don't own?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,085
Posted By jssaylor2007
Wait... you pay property taxes on something you...

Wait... you pay property taxes on something you rent? What does California NOT have bassackwards?
Forum: Tools 09-30-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,990
Posted By jssaylor2007
Curious, what does a builder class cost, and how...

Curious, what does a builder class cost, and how long do they typically last? The closest one to me appears to be the one in Dallas, and even that is 6 hours away.
Forum: Tools 09-29-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,990
Posted By jssaylor2007
In the drill discussion, this...

In the drill discussion, this (https://www.cpooutlets.com/bosch-ps32-02-12v-max-lithium-ion-3-8-in--brushless-drill-driver-kit/bshnps32-02,default,pd.html) only weighs a few more ounces than the...
Forum: Tools 09-29-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,990
Posted By jssaylor2007
Can I use a cordless drill in place of the Sioux...

Can I use a cordless drill in place of the Sioux drill that comes in the kit? I was thinking one of the smaller a Milwaukee cordless.

Unfortunately I haven?t ordered the kit yet, hoping to get it...
Forum: Tools 09-29-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,990
Posted By jssaylor2007
Haven?t decided on QB yet, but may decide to do...

Haven?t decided on QB yet, but may decide to do QB wings solely because of all the issues I read about when sealing the tanks. QB fuselage doesn?t seem like as much of a benefit aside from straight...
Forum: Tools 09-28-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,990
Posted By jssaylor2007
Appreciate the reply. I guess a follow up would...

Appreciate the reply. I guess a follow up would be, is there a bare minimum on tools required to get started on the empennage? I?m firmly in hurry up and wait mode at the moment, so am basically...
Forum: Tools 09-28-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,990
Posted By jssaylor2007
Yet another tool thread.

Sorry guys, but my question is what tools are needed that don’t generally come in one of the tool kits? I’m talking things most people don’t think of because they are already in their home shop,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By jssaylor2007
RV Brochures/Documentation

Is there such a thing? Would love to get a packet of stuff to go through at the house. I realize I can basically look at everything online, but paper stuff is much more substantial.

Thanks!
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