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Forum: Midwest 05-18-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,046
Posted By ninerhawk

Any idea if any RV tools will be available? Looking for some additions to the toolchest!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,996
Posted By ninerhawk
Band saw blades

I ended up buying a custom blade for my Craftsman bandsaw and had great success cutting all kinds of aluminum. For exmaple, bandsawbladesdirect dot com allows you to spec out what you want at a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,996
Posted By ninerhawk
Congrats, Bill. Great seeing that pile of parts...

Congrats, Bill. Great seeing that pile of parts come to life!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,800
Posted By ninerhawk
Drilling hole

I remember a previous post here on VAF showing a 1/4-28 threaded piloted countersink bit with a 5/8" dia body being used in conjunction with a 90 degree drill motor or adapter to create the hole. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,993
Posted By ninerhawk
Measuring Clearance

Maintaining or checking a clearance seems simple - use an apropriate size dowel under various tire pressures, loaded and unloaded, etc? Any scenarios to check from those of you who have had...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,509
Posted By ninerhawk
Semco gun

I had picked up a used pneumatic gun thinking it would be a luxury. I found that the ability to dispense and control pro seal evenly and consistently, using one hand and feathering the pneumatic...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,682
Posted By ninerhawk
Skygeek dehydrator plugs

The ones I got from Skygeek have a plastic tube secured by a wire retainer and a brass cap. Simply push/pivot the brass cap to the side. Don't remove the wire or cap from the white screw in base....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,205
Posted By ninerhawk
Dimple or countersink?

My plans call for dimple countersink aluminum, machine countersink plexiglass (Notes 1 & 2, page 43, sliding canopy RV-9,) in preparation for installing AACQ-04-04 rivets to secure the canopy. The...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-10-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,045
Posted By ninerhawk
O-ring source

I checked with Precision Airmotive on the specific part number for their version of an O-ring, which they said could be used in conjunction with an AN815-4 union (straight fitting) on the Silverhawk...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,730
Posted By ninerhawk
Blast tube considerations

Are there any recommendations for initial cooling blast tube installations on a 320 engine for an RV-9? Seems natural to add provisions for these up front, or should one wait to monitor initial...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-15-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,603
Posted By ninerhawk
Bracket location

Flow divider and mounting bracket appears to be the same parts on my Van's/Lycoming YIO-320-D1A. It is assembled/mirrored on the other side of the case, between cylinders 2 and 4. A straight in...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-15-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,603
Posted By ninerhawk
Fuel hose routing on YIO-320-D1A from Van's/Lycoming

I have noticed from pictures that the "spider" can sit in a different spot above the engine on the IO-320 vs the IO-360.

On my my subject engine as received from Lycoming the fuel hose is routed...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-09-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,493
Posted By ninerhawk
Panel removal/install

Paul, thanks for sharing your documentary on your AHARS upgrade, the images provide great idea starters. I've take the time to review images of your panel and upper fuselage panel area from various...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-31-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,549
Posted By ninerhawk
Mismatched holes

Punching errors can occur, but the machines that do this are inherently very accurate if programmed correctly. My own personal experience with these parts suggests that location of bend lines may...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,299
Posted By ninerhawk
Roll bar canopy height difference

I understand the need to "sneak up" on cutting the tubes for the rollers to achieve the correct height. But I am also still confused about the discrepancies in the plans drawings/instructions. What...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-12-2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,831
Posted By ninerhawk
Rotozip and canopy cutting

Can you share a bit more detail about using a Rotozip - what bits you might have used, whether you used a full depth cut or a scoring type cut, and how you supported the bubble when you cut it? I...
Forum: RV-4 03-13-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,029
Posted By ninerhawk
Edge treatment

As I looked closely at a friend's RV-8 QB, it appeared that the skin edges were actually bevelled or chamfered slightly. While edge rolling may be advisable in other areas, i.e. control surfaces, I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-03-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,759
Posted By ninerhawk
Stripper blade(s)

If you have a set remianing I will be glad to take a set!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2007, 07:42 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 27,977
Posted By ninerhawk
TCW safety trim group buy

Yes, count me in: (1) Dual axis ST-2-12v-2sp

ninerhawk at hotmail dot com
Forum: Web Site Development 12-04-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,891
Posted By ninerhawk
Converting cowl, carb to FI

Am still toying with the idea of converting my as yet unordered Lyc. 320 engine to FI. I have in my inventory an as yet uninstalled lower cowl for the Lyc. carbed 320. Vans has a list of items to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,353
Posted By ninerhawk
Milspec group buy

Please put me down for (1) RV67910-C1P-SIDE, and 1 each Tools 4P3, MS-T26, MS-PK with discounts to be advised. Can you confirm how many C-Lock fastener "sets" are in this -SIDE kit?

Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 980
Posted By ninerhawk
EAA Ch 1158 Electrical Seminar, West Bend, WI

Our local EAA chapter will be hosting an electrical seminar on Saturday and Sunday, June 2 and 3, 2007 at our EAA chapter educational facility in West Bend, WI. We welcome anyone to fly in or drive...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,478
Posted By ninerhawk
Proseal Cartridges

These cartridges and nozzles be reused and reloaded with sealant mixed in bulk in your shop. ProSeal does not stick to polypropylene catridges and nozzles very well. After you are done dispensing,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,674
Posted By ninerhawk
4th of July

Thanks for the updates. It is great for us on the RV forums to have a personal connection to what NASA is acccomplishing on behalf of our nation. I must admit, as I was watching the launch on a...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-19-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By ninerhawk
F904 and bolt clearances

My initial fit on these bolts was the same as yours. From my experience, I know that sometimes coatings can build up around sharp edges, i.e. the edge of a hole. In my case, merely swiping the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-02-2005, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,877
Posted By ninerhawk
Question Baggage floor compartment(s)

I'm looking for examples of how builders have hinged compartment covers into the baggage floor, used with Hartwell latch(s) for example. I'm thinking storage for a quart of oil, tools, etc. Any...
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