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Forum: Painting your RV 08-17-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,674
Posted By bcondrey
The part youíre trying to color match is not...

The part youíre trying to color match is not something that came from Vans already powder coated. The powder coated parts are usually steel, Iím not aware of any aluminum parts that they powder...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-09-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,598
Posted By bcondrey
There are dimpled nutplates available from Van?s,...

There are dimpled nutplates available from Van?s, they are supplied in the RV-12 kits. They have a ?D? suffix (i.e. K1000-08D). Not sure what additional sizes are available, as others have said,...
Forum: RV-10 11-30-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,872
Posted By bcondrey
925 and 925L are physically the same size but the...

925 and 925L are physically the same size but the terminals are reversed. Most folks mount these on their side with the terminals up and facing the pilot (left) side of the plane. In that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By bcondrey
I?ve been using one of these for quite a while...

I?ve been using one of these for quite a while for both AC and other projects. Several friends have also purchased one for their own use. https://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/7294

They are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By bcondrey
Actually, there are no preview plans for the...

Actually, there are no preview plans for the RV-10 and later models, the plans on USB are the same as the build plans. All are 11x17 pages with directions and drawings integrated.

Earlier models...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By bcondrey
Vans supplied cables are CableCraft brand. ...

Vans supplied cables are CableCraft brand. California Push Pull at https://push-pull.com/ is a CableCraft distributor and can make whatever length and throw you need. You can also get the higher...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By bcondrey
I have a soft copy of the toolbox plans if you...

I have a soft copy of the toolbox plans if you need them
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,489
Posted By bcondrey
The 4? flange is in the FWF kit, not the baffle...

The 4? flange is in the FWF kit, not the baffle kit.
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-01-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,636
Posted By bcondrey
Pretty sure these are all variants of the same...

Pretty sure these are all variants of the same basic product - self fusing silicone tape. First time I discovered it, it was the Rescue Tape product. It?s now widely available under different...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-01-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,636
Posted By bcondrey
Probably Rescue Tape. You can find it from...

Probably Rescue Tape. You can find it from numerous places including ACS and probably also locally for much less money.
Forum: RV-10 08-27-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 15,243
Posted By bcondrey
The aircraft appears to have received its AW cert...

The aircraft appears to have received its AW cert back in 2007. It?s certainly possible that Lord adhesive was used but it?s relative widespread use in RV-10s didn?t start until several years later...
Forum: RV-14 08-11-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,154
Posted By bcondrey
LEDs in the Honeywell switches are dimmable but...

LEDs in the Honeywell switches are dimmable but you need to use a PWM (Pulse Width Modulated) dimmer, not vary the voltage (like you use with incandescent lamps).
Forum: RV-10 08-01-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,524
Posted By bcondrey
I guess I?ll take the contrarian position...

I guess I?ll take the contrarian position here...

We all know what brand new QB wings cost, and if these were directly comparable, you might get close to that price. That said, brand new QB wings...
Forum: RV-10 07-21-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,293
Posted By bcondrey
No definitive end time, whenever food is gone,...

No definitive end time, whenever food is gone, people leave or ??? Usually there are people hanging around until 9:00-10:00 or even later some years
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,293
Posted By bcondrey
I believe you can park in the blue lot. You?d...

I believe you can park in the blue lot. You?d then walk toward the main entrance and turn right on Forest Home. This leads into the campground area, follow it to Lindbergh and turn left on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 642
Posted By bcondrey
Heads up: OSH Camp Scholler

Public Service Announcement

There have been a number of improvements on the Scholler grounds causing streets to be physically renumbered. 40th St is one block west of Deischer this year. ...
Forum: RV-10 07-12-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,293
Posted By bcondrey
Location for the event is between 44th and 45th...

Location for the event is between 44th and 45th about 7 sites south of Lindbergh in Camp Scholler.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-08-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,270
Posted By bcondrey
The Vans baffle kits are all 2024-T3

The Vans baffle kits are all 2024-T3
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-30-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,379
Posted By bcondrey
SteinAir. FWIW, they also build the wiring...

SteinAir. FWIW, they also build the wiring harnesses supplied by Van?s.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,365
Posted By bcondrey
This is essentially how it?s done with the stock...

This is essentially how it?s done with the stock RV-10 cowl.
Forum: Midwest 06-18-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By bcondrey
Better make sure the airport will be open. I?ve...

Better make sure the airport will be open. I?ve heard that there?s a major runway project getting ready to happened that will have things shut down for quite a while...
Forum: RV-10 06-07-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By bcondrey
As Bob L. said, there are a couple of relatively...

As Bob L. said, there are a couple of relatively small groups of RV-10 folks in Scholler but in our groups? case, we?ve been camping together for many years and get there very early because we are...
Forum: RV-10 06-04-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,293
Posted By bcondrey
It?s quite a distance between the events but...

It?s quite a distance between the events but there are numerous folks that make the trek.
Forum: RV-10 06-04-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,293
Posted By bcondrey
2019 OSH RV-10 Dinner & Social 7/21

RV-10 flyers, builders and wannabes Save the Date. We will again be hosting an RV-10 OSH gathering on 7/21 (Sunday before show start) starting at 5:30 and running until ??? According to our records,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By bcondrey
FWIW, my experience with a PROPERLY INSTALLED...

FWIW, my experience with a PROPERLY INSTALLED Archer Nav antenna is that it?s performance is on par for VOR, LOC and GS with externally mounted traditional antennas. I freely admit that I have a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By bcondrey
Use a diplexer and just split it off the Archer...

Use a diplexer and just split it off the Archer nav signal - works great.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-12-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By bcondrey
On an RV-10, for the B&C oil filter adapter...

On an RV-10, for the B&C oil filter adapter there?s a requirement for a spacer to clear the engine mount. When combining this with an SD-20 there?s a spacer kit (includes a replacement shear...
Forum: RV-10 11-08-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,560
Posted By bcondrey
So, 2 different things being discussed... 1) a...

So, 2 different things being discussed...

1) a warning system to ensure the front and back pins are engaged is provided with the kit. It uses magnets in the pins and reed switches to detect them. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-07-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,284
Posted By bcondrey
Can?t go wrong with SteinAir. They are price...

Can?t go wrong with SteinAir. They are price competitive and support after the sale is outstanding!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-03-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By bcondrey
There isn?t a governor bracket for the RV-10...

There isn?t a governor bracket for the RV-10 (only Van?s kit with a 540). The cable passes through a grommet the throttle bracket, attaches to an aluminum bracket below the left front baffle and...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-22-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By bcondrey
The GAD 27 has inputs for flap power and ground...

The GAD 27 has inputs for flap power and ground and outputs to drive the flap motor all on the same terminal strip (TB273). screws 5&6 are power&ground, screws 7&8 are the outputs to the flap motor.
Forum: RV-14 09-01-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,051
Posted By bcondrey
Would a Type 3 valve be easier?

Would a Type 3 valve be easier?
Forum: Autopilots 08-12-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By bcondrey
As said, integration is mostly via ARINC wiring...

As said, integration is mostly via ARINC wiring (look at the 430W diagram). I would however verify the servo compatibility. I know the Digiflight autopilots used the same servos as the Sorcerer but...
Forum: RV-10 08-04-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,156
Posted By bcondrey
Keep in mind that only the front seats come from...

Keep in mind that only the front seats come from Vans with foam and all that?s needed is covering. The rear seats in a -10 are very similar to other Vans models - you build a seat back from aluminum...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,875
Posted By bcondrey
The lot did change - in prior years it was the...

The lot did change - in prior years it was the ?Orange? lot which was public parking. Things shifted around a bit this year and it is now part of the ?G? Lot. Lettered lots are permit only and...
Forum: RV-10 07-19-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,876
Posted By bcondrey
I?m happy to announce that RV-10 HQ in Camp...

I?m happy to announce that RV-10 HQ in Camp Scholler is now listed in Google Maps if you search for RV-10 🙂
Forum: RV-10 07-13-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,876
Posted By bcondrey
Post #1 updated with exact location. Short...

Post #1 updated with exact location. Short story: Between Deischer and 51st, south of Lindbergh several sites - almost to Elm.
Forum: RV-10 07-10-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By bcondrey
I?ll be there until the Monday or Tuesday after...

I?ll be there until the Monday or Tuesday after the show. Just about any evening there are usually a few RV-10 folks that stop by the camp site (where the RV-10 dinner will be) all week long.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-10-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,283
Posted By bcondrey
I ran into Larry a few weeks ago and that very...

I ran into Larry a few weeks ago and that very subject came up. He used a syringe and needle from a farm supply store and injected micro into the rivet heads. Subject came up while he was looking...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-05-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,218
Posted By bcondrey
CPC series 2 connectors (8-63 pin) use standard...

CPC series 2 connectors (8-63 pin) use standard d-sub pins & sockets. The other CPC series use different pins.
Forum: RV-10 07-04-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,876
Posted By bcondrey
You don?t need a wristband or tickets to get in...

You don?t need a wristband or tickets to get in to Camp Scholler. There will NOT be room for parking at our sites and there WILL be a large crowd, so if you?re camping on the grounds somewhere...
Forum: RV-10 06-27-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,876
Posted By bcondrey
Post #1 updated with a few more details. Again,...

Post #1 updated with a few more details. Again, please let us know if you (and number of guests) are coming so we have enough food...
Forum: RV-10 06-21-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,876
Posted By bcondrey
2018 OSH RV-10 Dinner & Social 7/22

RV-10 flyers, builders and wannabes Save the Date. We will again be hosting an RV-10 OSH gathering on 7/22 (Sunday before the show) starting at 5:30 and running until ??? According to our records,...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 05-30-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,331
Posted By bcondrey
There is an ?overflow? parking lot adjacent to...

There is an ?overflow? parking lot adjacent to the ?West Gate? entrance to Scholler (a few hundred feet south of the registration entrance). I don?t recall what they charge, but it?s meant for those...
Forum: RV-10 05-24-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,315
Posted By bcondrey
There will be one, but I probably won?t send out...

There will be one, but I probably won?t send out specifics until much closer to the date.
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,739
Posted By bcondrey
Mike, I believe the OP was referring to the...

Mike,

I believe the OP was referring to the RV-14 flap positioning kit that Vans released a while back.

Bob
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,739
Posted By bcondrey
The flap position sensor kit from Van?s was...

The flap position sensor kit from Van?s was developed for the RV-14, not the RV-10 although it should work for a -10 also.
Forum: RV-10 04-23-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,058
Posted By bcondrey
That engine is an angle valve and 40-50 pounds...

That engine is an angle valve and 40-50 pounds heavier than the recommended parallel valve engine. It?s also a bit physically larger so likely an issue with the cowl. So, it would take a fair...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-19-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,680
Posted By bcondrey
Yet another vote for paint. I've used PPG...

Yet another vote for paint. I've used PPG Concept over epoxy primer for multiple panels and they've been amazingly durable.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,500
Posted By bcondrey
There have been small, incremental updates to the...

There have been small, incremental updates to the -10 but they aren?t obvious unless you go looking and know what you?re looking for. A couple of examples that come to mind are the fuel valve which...
Forum: Propellers 04-04-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,766
Posted By bcondrey
I agree, nice work but not the greatest in...

I agree, nice work but not the greatest in responsiveness. I finally got a response after multiple emails over almost 2 weeks. I have confidence that I'll get what I need and their spinners do...
Forum: Propellers 04-03-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,766
Posted By bcondrey
I have one from quite while back and there?s an...

I have one from quite while back and there?s an issue that needs resolution. Just need them to respond...
Forum: Propellers 04-03-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,766
Posted By bcondrey
Cummins Spinners Still Around?

I've been trying to contact them via email for over a week now with no response. Anybody know if they're still in business?
Forum: RV-10 03-07-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,486
Posted By bcondrey
Above is incorrect -the 48108-x (any suffix)...

Above is incorrect -the 48108-x (any suffix) filters have female threads. They are typically used on the various aftermarket angled oil filter adapters. The 48110 has male threads (a small pipe...
Forum: RV-10 01-30-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,026
Posted By bcondrey
Typically to check level on the -10 you use the...

Typically to check level on the -10 you use the door sills but in actual flight, it will vary a bit depending on CG, etc. On the ground with tires normally 8nflated it sits a couple degrees nose...
Forum: RV-10 01-19-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,142
Posted By bcondrey
Section 3.3.5 & 3.5.1 and figure 1 where it shows...

Section 3.3.5 & 3.5.1 and figure 1 where it shows “overlap” and “end of metal wing”

Here’s Bob Archer’s explanation for how this antenna operates. Scroll down or search for “gamma match”....
Forum: RV-10 01-19-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,142
Posted By bcondrey
There are numerous threads on the subject of...

There are numerous threads on the subject of Archer antennas.

Short version is that when PROPERLY installed, it works great but has somewhat less range than external catwhiskers. Important...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-13-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,227
Posted By bcondrey
Toolbuilder's comments regarding the vacuum pump...

Toolbuilder's comments regarding the vacuum pump drive are correct IF you aren't going to use it. If you are using a vacuum pad drive alternator however, you must keep the vacuum pump pad and drive...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-13-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,227
Posted By bcondrey
You do use the standard vacuum pump drive for...

You do use the standard vacuum pump drive for those alternators. Keep in mind that if this is going on an RV-10 and if you use that alternator in combination with the B&C angled oil filter adapter,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By bcondrey
What Paul said, I probably muddied the waters...

What Paul said, I probably muddied the waters with my original response. The ?year? is really when the airworthiness cert gets issued. It?s theoretically possible to have purchased an RV-10 kit in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By bcondrey
The basic airframe kit has had a few small...

The basic airframe kit has had a few small evolutionary changes but nothing that changes function, speed or efficiency. These are things like incorporation of the few SB driven changes, fuel valve...
Forum: RV-10 11-11-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,527
Posted By bcondrey
Cos and IFLYRV10 are not related, I think that...

Cos and IFLYRV10 are not related, I think that Steve (IFLYRV10) just copied the basic design.
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