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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-17-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By jcarne
Okay, here are the results. First, I never...

Okay, here are the results.

First, I never found a timing mark on the starter. So I located TC using a long drill bit. You can see that it lines up pretty well with about the left side of that...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-17-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By jcarne
Yep, acetone in one fell swoop.

Yep, acetone in one fell swoop.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-16-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By jcarne
I'll certainly let everyone know how they are...

I'll certainly let everyone know how they are timed once I get the tool tomorrow.



Wow thanks for posting that. I had an A&P doing the tech visit and he couldn't find a mark on the starter,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-16-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the replies guys, I figured 30k would...

Thanks for the replies guys, I figured 30k would buy a properly timed engine. I guess I should have questioned that when I realized 30k doesn't even buy you an overhaul manual, or parts manual, or...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-15-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By jcarne
Glad you got it figured out. Just a tip, study...

Glad you got it figured out. Just a tip, study that cross section view MEGA well! There are a couple of holes that have to be pretty much spot on before you drill them. It was insanely easy to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-15-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By jcarne
Thanks guys, all good points. Got one on order.

Thanks guys, all good points. Got one on order.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-15-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,207
Posted By jcarne
Question Check timing before first engine start?

Hello, I had an A&P tell me it might be a good idea to check the timing before starting the engine for the first time in a couple of days. This is a new engine from Lycoming that was run on a test...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-13-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By jcarne
One thing I found recently is after doing a...

One thing I found recently is after doing a weight and balance it seems a lot of people just use the arms that Van's has in the manual instead of measuring them on their own. I found my mains were...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-12-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
Here she is ready for weigh in. First I...

Here she is ready for weigh in. First I following Lycomings bulletin to remove the preservative oil and went on my merry way to adding 8 qts of mineral oil. I then ran the prop by hand for about 30...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-12-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
Thanks gents! And will do Bob.

Thanks gents! And will do Bob.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-09-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
Okay, I came home from the hangar tonight and...

Okay, I came home from the hangar tonight and told my wife "I have a new love in my life" named Dynon Skyview. I spent a good hour setting it up and holy smokes it is sweet!!! I was worried that it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By jcarne
This has been happening to me a lot lately and...

This has been happening to me a lot lately and the dates they claim just keep getting pushed back a week each time... Very frustrating.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-08-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
Posted By jcarne
Ya I would too. I only fixed mine because it was...

Ya I would too. I only fixed mine because it was nagging me and at the time I didn't really want to straight edge my ailerons. haha Ended up doing it right after though lol
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-07-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
Thanks, that worked. Good read, I feel more...

Thanks, that worked. Good read, I feel more educated on safe fueling matters. Glad you guys spoke up.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-07-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
Posted By jcarne
Here is the pic I promised. ...

Here is the pic I promised.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50318519977_2d34f41133_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jEtyVg)20200907_155826 (https://flic.kr/p/2jEtyVg) by Jereme Carne...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-07-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the replies everyone! I have...

Thanks for the replies everyone! I have addressed it with a bit of brute force and that seems to have worked really well. I spent many years working with sheet metal so stuff like this isn't...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-07-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
You guys are correct, stupid oversight on my...

You guys are correct, stupid oversight on my part. Fuel testing is done so I'll chock it up as lucky but will certainly use one in the future. As well as pull it outside.

P.S. That link doesn't...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-06-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,252
Posted By jcarne
Question Is this flap to skin gap normal?

Posting this in general as it applies to more than a -7A.

If you look at the pics below you will notice a fairly good sized gap between the top wing skin and the flap. I would estimate the gap at...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-06-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
Just a little more fuel testing being done with...

Just a little more fuel testing being done with some friends. By bringing the tail all the way down it put the fuse at 15.3 degrees. Good enough for me especially since the fuel flow didn't change...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-06-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,559
Posted By jcarne
So exciting to power on for the first time! I...

So exciting to power on for the first time! I have powered everything on but my EFIS will be here Tuesday so I can really get things going! Keep up the work and she will be flying in no time.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-04-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
I'm slowly trying to remember to take pics. I'm...

I'm slowly trying to remember to take pics. I'm really trying to get this puppy done as quick as I can. I'm definitely wanting the build to be done so I can start enjoying flying this thing. Only...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-03-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,334
Posted By jcarne
I hear ya. I was thinking something like this...

I hear ya. I was thinking something like this...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-03-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By jcarne
Depends on the size you plan to use but I did two...

Depends on the size you plan to use but I did two of them and they work great. I also tried to keep my sensor wires separate from most other things.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-02-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,841
Posted By jcarne
Go rent a complex aircraft. I am renting a 182RG...

Go rent a complex aircraft. I am renting a 182RG and a 1.3 the other day cost me over 320 bucks! I am getting very close as well and my motivation has sky rocketed so I can have a plane a bit...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-02-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,334
Posted By jcarne
I bet you some One Wheels (https://onewheel.com/)...

I bet you some One Wheels (https://onewheel.com/) would fit back there. I'm debating between a One Wheel and a folding scooter. I like to skateboard/snowboard so a One Wheel would be great but I...
Forum: Safety 09-02-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,758
Posted By jcarne
244 KIAS, wow! I didn't see any weather to...

244 KIAS, wow! I didn't see any weather to calculate true airspeed but I'm betting it was much higher! The report even mistakes the 200 kts Vne as indicated instead of true.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for all the great replies everyone. I...

Thanks for all the great replies everyone. I will not worry about filling the cooler first. Makes sense that it will fill itself after running.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By jcarne
Question Did you prefill your oil cooler?

I'm getting pretty close to first start and am curious if you guys dumped what I'm guessing to be about a quart into the oil cooler before doing the Lycoming pre-oil procedure?

Or did you...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-01-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
Man I have really been slacking on taking pics...

Man I have really been slacking on taking pics lately.

The wings are permanently on and bolted up. The wing root fairings are finished, the elevator control train is finished. The rudder rigging...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-01-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
Well I just torqued the wing bolts last night. ...

Well I just torqued the wing bolts last night. Wow what a great time that is... Wait until you have to do the bottom bolts, it's a real treat lol.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By jcarne
Heck ya! Glad it worked out! I have been really...

Heck ya! Glad it worked out! I have been really impressed with the FAA on their time frames lately. My AWC app was pushed to my DAR is less than 12 hours. Registration was only about 2 days as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By jcarne
Can you start another application? Just a...

Can you start another application? Just a thought.

Call Joe Norris at the EAA, he was most helpful during my application and he may have an answer. His phone number can be found in this webinar...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,386
Posted By jcarne
I had to deal with the FAA on a cardio issue...

I had to deal with the FAA on a cardio issue (that was fixed) and boy what a pain it was. They ordered all kinds of tests my cardiologist said was pointless and took the FAA over 6 month to approve...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-30-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By jcarne
I too used this build log when I did mine. I...

I too used this build log when I did mine.

I have seen one person glass them in and then fit the baffle but most do not. Mine fit up along the ramps. At the bottom they fit nicely along the ramp...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-28-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,486
Posted By jcarne
Well on that note, a guy could probably make...

Well on that note, a guy could probably make something that screws into the wing tie down, that would work perfectly! Completely out of the airplane just in case. Would be easy to construct too.
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-28-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,486
Posted By jcarne
I pretty routinely take both up to 10-13k while...

I pretty routinely take both up to 10-13k while hiking. However, after having been around bear spray that was discharged I can't even imagine inside an airplane.... I think your right, it would...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-26-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
I have been working on getting my wings on for...

I have been working on getting my wings on for good and finalized. Progress is going good but I'm back to teaching now so it's a little slower than usual. I have a planned final inspection at the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-26-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By jcarne
Awesome fuel burn at that speed. Thanks for...

Awesome fuel burn at that speed. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-26-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By jcarne
Awesome performance Airguy. Curious, do you...

Awesome performance Airguy. Curious, do you spend a lot of your cruise in the yellow band with that engine?



Totally agree Scott, my thinking is based off the -9A which seems to usually have a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-26-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By jcarne
If you are going with the new nose gear design...

If you are going with the new nose gear design that Van's came out with like it sounds, they removed the nose weight limit that is in the plans. Although one would not want to get too carried away...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-26-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By jcarne
Very nice, although your beast of an engine :D is...

Very nice, although your beast of an engine :D is somewhat of an exception to the -9A norm. haha
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-26-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,891
Posted By jcarne
Perhaps I am wrong here but I chose the -7A as it...

Perhaps I am wrong here but I chose the -7A as it appears to be faster. I have heard most guys plan 160-165kts in cruise where most guys in a -9A seem to plan 155kts ish? Correct me if I'm wrong...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By jcarne
Ya after seeing how quickly it went through (at...

Ya after seeing how quickly it went through (at night even) I am pretty sure you are right.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By jcarne
I hear ya Joe, I did send him the paper work...

I hear ya Joe, I did send him the paper work before hand, just got back the typical "these items must all match on everything". haha We were slightly concerned the FSDO would kick back the app...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By jcarne
Thanks everyone who helped, especially Joe for...

Thanks everyone who helped, especially Joe for taking the time to talk to me on the phone.

For future readers, I submitted the paperwork without the weight and balance and it was passed on to my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By jcarne
Yep, they had mine processed the day after they...

Yep, they had mine processed the day after they received. Took about 3 days after that to get it in the mail. Also, I submitted the paperwork for the inspection and it got kicked over to my DAR in...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-20-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By jcarne
Congrats! Fly as much as you can while you build...

Congrats! Fly as much as you can while you build and don't be afraid to ask questions.
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-20-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 155,418
Posted By jcarne
Heck ya man! Keep the ball rollin

Heck ya man! Keep the ball rollin
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-18-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
Thanks guys! Brian you are correct, I...

Thanks guys!



Brian you are correct, I initially installed the manual aileron trim but didn't like the friction required to keep it from moving so I installed the electric version. The only...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By jcarne
Okay I think I got it now especially after...

Okay I think I got it now especially after watching that great webinar.

Final question, roughly how long does it take usually to get it assigned to the DAR after I submit it? I mean I can't...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-17-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By jcarne
You the man Carl, I purchased from another source...

You the man Carl, I purchased from another source so I didn't get that document. Thanks!

OP sorry for hijacking, hope you got it sold!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By jcarne
AWC portal question for you DARs/ those that have done it.

Okay, I have initiated talks with my DAR and we are both not entirely sure on how to use the AWC portal. Not so much how to use it but when to submit things. The DAR is telling me to just submit...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-17-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By jcarne
Is that resistor for the Skyview system? I can't...

Is that resistor for the Skyview system? I can't find mention of it anywhere in the installation manual.
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-16-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
After some quality time making sure the wing...

After some quality time making sure the wing incidence was just right it was time to drill the rear spar bolt holes. (I forgot to take pics of setting the incidence) Just make sure you follow the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-16-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
Big day today, got the wings temporarily...

Big day today, got the wings temporarily installed and the aft spars drilled.

After getting both wings bolted in with the hardware store bolts it was time to do some fuselage leveling. Since this...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-16-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Tucker!

Thanks Tucker!
Forum: Interiors 08-16-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By jcarne
Larry I think you might have gotten unlucky on...

Larry I think you might have gotten unlucky on your catalyst. Mine is still good after a couple of years since purchase. The cap can sometimes be difficult to get off but no biggy.
Forum: Safety 08-16-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,598
Posted By jcarne
Another reason I love my ForeFlight. :)

Another reason I love my ForeFlight. :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-15-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
Moving the plane to the hangar has really put me...

Moving the plane to the hangar has really put me into overdrive! I have been working like crazy on it.

First I mounted the tail feathers. Okay, actually I did this twice. For those of you that...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-15-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 176,313
Posted By jcarne
Thanks John!

Thanks John!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-14-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By jcarne
Offset rivet set is your go to on these. Don't...

Offset rivet set is your go to on these. Don't worry about perfectly getting the rivet set square. Anything close to square will work on these (just make sure it isn't angled far enough to mark the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-13-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,914
Posted By jcarne
Glad you got the problem figured out. Those dies...

Glad you got the problem figured out. Those dies from Cleaveland have worked for many a builder, no reason it shouldn't work for you too.
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