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  Topic: Aftermarket Rudder Pedals
Rocketman1988

Replies: 17
Views: 463

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2018 9:37 am   Subject: Re: Aftermarket Rudder Pedals
I originally wanted Paul's setup; it looks really nice. Problem was, he stopped making them. I kept in touch for as long a I could wait but finally ended up with the stock system...not flying yet bu ...
  Topic: Kitlog Data Base
Rocketman1988

Replies: 2
Views: 194

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:31 am   Subject: Re: Kitlog Data Base
A computer crash doesn't necessarily corrupt your backup files. Even if the hard drive failed, the data should still be there...at least most of it. Have you tried reinstalling kit log and then tryi ...
  Topic: Canopy Trimming
Rocketman1988

Replies: 5
Views: 426

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:56 am   Subject: Re: Canopy Trimming
I used a PermaGrit jigsaw blade. Cuts through the fiberglass like butter and has none of the dust of a cutoff wheel.

All of the PermaGrit tools are highly recommended...they make working on the fi ...
  Topic: windscreen
Rocketman1988

Replies: 3
Views: 771

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 12:59 pm   Subject: Re: windscreen
That's a pretty big generalization.

"...couldn't get the fiberglass to look good...", really?
  Topic: V Speeds
Rocketman1988

Replies: 15
Views: 2673

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 5:58 pm   Subject: Re: V Speeds
Y'all were talking about the coffin corner and thought you might like to have a visual. In this photo, the yellow bars on the speed tape represent Mach buffet above and stall below the indicated airsp ...
  Topic: Missing step? 18-5 Fuel Tanks
Rocketman1988

Replies: 4
Views: 980

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:21 pm   Subject: Re: Missing step? 18-5 Fuel Tanks
I am at the root fairing step and had to read and re read the plans to figure that one out...the holes that are not dimple get counter sunk to accept the dimpled root fairing...
  Topic: symmetrical panel and backup
Rocketman1988

Replies: 16
Views: 2973

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Sat May 30, 2015 7:39 am   Subject: Re: symmetrical panel and backup
"... don't think I need the same level of redundancy in my RV-10, but I really do want something like the GRT mini..."

Exactly. I am current;y looking at an AFS EFIS with the GRT Mini ba ...
  Topic: symmetrical panel and backup
Rocketman1988

Replies: 16
Views: 2973

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 8:30 am   Subject: Re: symmetrical panel and backup
Tim

Very well said.

I also agree that the "hard" IFR thing is misused. You really need to be proficient in any IFR situation. Also, your BEST friend in IFR is ATC. You should NEVER ...
  Topic: Cabin Cover Fit
Rocketman1988

Replies: 16
Views: 5368

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 12:42 pm   Subject: Re: Cabin Cover Fit
Boy, I dunno if I would try to remove the top after the epoxy has set, even WITH mold release. With the imperfect surfaces of the cabin top, I would think that you would damage it trying to remove it ...
  Topic: Cabin Cover Fit
Rocketman1988

Replies: 16
Views: 5368

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 6:47 am   Subject: Re: Cabin Cover Fit
Hey, by chance do you have the QB fuselage? If so, go back through the plans and you will find that those AN470 rivets that are in the way are REALLY supposed to be AN426 flush rivets. I had this sa ...
  Topic: How long does your annual take?
Rocketman1988

Replies: 15
Views: 2109

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Sat May 02, 2015 10:44 am   Subject: Re: How long does your annual take?
This is an interesting thread to get a general idea.

I would say, though, that it takes as long as it needs to. When you are satisfied that everything is done to your liking, then it is done. It ...
  Topic: Fuel Return Line Location?
Rocketman1988

Replies: 49
Views: 6891

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 7:41 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel Return Line Location?
You know, I had typed a substantial reply but I decided that it just isn't worth the time. People all have opinions and it is darn near impossible to change them, therefore, this whole thread is sort ...
  Topic: Alternate fuel and ignition
Rocketman1988

Replies: 4
Views: 1056

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:01 am   Subject: Re: Alternate fuel and ignition
"There is a reason homebuilt aircraft
do not have as good an accident record as production aircraft. We each
have to make choices as to how far we deviate from plans or proven
aircraft prod ...
  Topic: Fuel Return Line Location?
Rocketman1988

Replies: 49
Views: 6891

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2015 8:47 am   Subject: Re: Fuel Return Line Location?
"This group will end up with some confidence that they (and their passengers) are not on the cutting edge of experimental when doing all the wonderful trips these planes offer. For the second gr ...
  Topic: Fuel Return Line Location?
Rocketman1988

Replies: 49
Views: 6891

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 5:03 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel Return Line Location?
The "tractor engine" was meant as a comparison to the technology of the ancient times but VW works, too.

Like I said before, it's like discussing politics or religion. Everyone has their ...
  Topic: Fuel Return Line Location?
Rocketman1988

Replies: 49
Views: 6891

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:07 am   Subject: Re: Fuel Return Line Location?
Yeah, I know what you mean with the alternative engine.

It is kind of like discussing politics or religion...everyone has their own opinion and anyone that disagrees is obviously wrong.

While I ...
  Topic: Fuel Return Line Location?
Rocketman1988

Replies: 49
Views: 6891

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 6:11 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel Return Line Location?
I am building a -10 and WILL be using the complete EFII system.

That being said, I find it somewhat humorous how this thread is developing.

On one hand you have the "that's the way we have ...
  Topic: How to lift the nose wheel without an engine hoist
Rocketman1988

Replies: 33
Views: 5854

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 2:53 pm   Subject: Re: How to lift the nose wheel without an engine hoist
Agreed. It is all just academic anyway because that tie down is threaded for a 3/8" bolt and unless you really messed up tapping the hole, 250 lbs is never going to pull those threads out...
  Topic: How to lift the nose wheel without an engine hoist
Rocketman1988

Replies: 33
Views: 5854

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 10:08 am   Subject: Re: How to lift the nose wheel without an engine hoist
Kelly said "...They are designed to secure the tail at a 45 degree pull angle for forces the horizontal stab can generate, not a direct pull vertically or horizontally..."

Not to split ha ...
  Topic: Toy RV models
Rocketman1988

Replies: 1
Views: 1064

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2015 8:06 am   Subject: Re: Toy RV models
I have used this company. Very happy with the products!

http://www.factorydirectmodels.com
 
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