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Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,541
Posted By Jetmart
Rob, Where did you mount your remote transponder...

Rob,

Where did you mount your remote transponder and back up battery? Do you have any pictures. I also had my panel done by Aerotronics.
Forum: RV-14 09-17-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By Jetmart
Is it safe to assume that the entire floor,...

Is it safe to assume that the entire floor, seating area, and baggage floor is covered by either carpet or the seats? It looks that way from the picture you sent.
Forum: RV-14 09-17-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By Jetmart
RV-14 Classic Aero Install

Would anyone have pics of their Classic Aero carpet & side/or side panel install prior to the seats going in?
I'm trying to determine what areas in the cockpit require finish paint.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-13-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Jetmart
Ok That must be it. This is what I got from...

Ok That must be it.

This is what I got from Lycoming and I envisioned foam oil preservative not styrofoam.

We have a procedure called full foam for engines that sit in the box for a while or ship...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-13-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Jetmart
Anyone have long-term storage treatment?

Anyone have long-term storage treatment?
Forum: RV-14 09-13-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Jetmart
Power Module Bracket & Fuel Filter Servicing

I plan on using the angle power module bracket for my traditional circuit breaker panel. It appears that it is not going to be an easy task to service the fuel filter annually. Has anyone trimmed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By Jetmart
I had the same issue but clear tape was on only a...

I had the same issue but clear tape was on only a week. Spoke to AP Plastics directly who make the canopies and he said to use Mineral spirits & a soft fibre cloth only!.
It removed it very well...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-11-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,548
Posted By Jetmart
Interesting. Would you have any pics of your set...

Interesting. Would you have any pics of your set up?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-10-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Jetmart
Just pinch the metal spring a bit. It should...

Just pinch the metal spring a bit. It should loosen them right up. I have had to actually spread this spring clips out as they become loose over time.
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2020, 03:19 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 108,796
Posted By Jetmart
Very nice. Who did you paint?

Very nice. Who did you paint?
Forum: RV-14 09-05-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 108,796
Posted By Jetmart
Canopy Frame completed Starting on plexiglass.

Canopy Frame completed Starting on plexiglass.
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-01-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,669
Posted By Jetmart
Has anyone installed a set of battery charger...

Has anyone installed a set of battery charger leads for periods of inactivity?
Forum: RV-14 08-29-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By Jetmart
Sounds very reasonable considering the lead times...

Sounds very reasonable considering the lead times for the QB
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-29-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Jetmart
In tight places I tape the wedge to the tip of...

In tight places I tape the wedge to the tip of the rivet gun.
I did this for all of the rivets in the cockpit fuel line brackets on the -14.
The tool looks like you may need 3 hands at times.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-28-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Jetmart
Full Foam Preservative Process

Has anyone received an engine from Lycoming with the full foam preservation process? How difficult is it to clean up when it comes time to hang it?
Forum: RV-14 08-28-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By Jetmart
Would you happen to have any pictures of your...

Would you happen to have any pictures of your cable run and location of antennas that you could post?
Forum: RV-14 08-23-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,911
Posted By Jetmart
I tried to use my existing brackets but if I did...

I tried to use my existing brackets but if I did the latch did not line up properly to the existing cut outs in the QB fuselage. I am making a new top bracket wit the hope of using the existing...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-14-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,569
Posted By Jetmart
It's difficult to tell from the photos but is it...

It's difficult to tell from the photos but is it just the protective sleeve that is damaged or does it not articulate properly?
If it is just the protective sleeve you should have received some...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,199
Posted By Jetmart
I have been having everything sent to Canada...

I have been having everything sent to Canada since the border is closed.

USPS works fine without any charges for brokerage however can be slow.
Fedex is excellent. Super fast and reasonable...
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,332
Posted By Jetmart
Nice. Are the baffles powder coated or paint?

Nice. Are the baffles powder coated or paint?
Forum: Reviews 08-06-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By Jetmart
They built my IFR panel for my RV-14. It is...

They built my IFR panel for my RV-14. It is being shipped today. The entire process form start to finish has been excellent. It looks great. Anticipating the install will be as easy as the rest of...
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,438
Posted By Jetmart
Can you reuse the latch angles that come on the...

Can you reuse the latch angles that come on the -14 QB kit?
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,404
Posted By Jetmart
Hi Ivan, I looked at putting it in the tunnel as...

Hi Ivan,

I looked at putting it in the tunnel as I am going with the Vettermans exhaust however found that the tunnel was not the lowest point in the fuel system as the tunnel slopes up from the...
Forum: RV-14 07-19-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 874
Posted By Jetmart
RV-14 QB Ailerons

Wondering if anyone who received QB ailerons around the middle of May or perhaps a little later received two right ailerons even though they may have been marked left and right. I received two that...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-19-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,369
Posted By Jetmart
Is it better to mount the engine to the motor...

Is it better to mount the engine to the motor mount and then the mount to the fuselage or mount on fuselage then engine to mount. I have heard it done both ways.
Forum: RV-14 07-19-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,844
Posted By Jetmart
This is very much needed at least on mine. I put...

This is very much needed at least on mine. I put a shim between the hinge and firewall and it closes completely with no pressure required.
Forum: RV-14 07-16-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By Jetmart
I used Old Dominion to get my QB fuselage & Wings...

I used Old Dominion to get my QB fuselage & Wings to my home in Canada.
Worked well.
Forum: RV-14 07-16-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By Jetmart
I just did mine. Didn't need to flute ands went...

I just did mine. Didn't need to flute ands went in without problems. I would trial fit it and see how it looks.
Forum: RV-14 07-10-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By Jetmart
The rivets are in the one sheet of the QB wing...

The rivets are in the one sheet of the QB wing instructions. It was hidden in the other literature that came with the QB. it can be found on the Van's...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-08-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,468
Posted By Jetmart
Hello, I'm following the thread on first flight...

Hello,

I'm following the thread on first flight and break in. Would you mind sending me the numbers you got from Lycoming?
Forum: RV-14 07-03-2020, 03:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,408
Posted By Jetmart
Perhaps a bad ground?

Perhaps a bad ground?
Forum: Painting your RV 06-27-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,499
Posted By Jetmart
I'm interested as well. Please post!

I'm interested as well. Please post!
Forum: RV-14 06-25-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By Jetmart
Wink Just the other side of the story for those who...

Just the other side of the story for those who don't want to use the pulled rivets.
The special bucking bar worked great for me and I did it solo. They all turned out perfect. I was really...
Forum: Fiberglass 06-23-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,707
Posted By Jetmart
Do you have a link for Dan's thread or a name one...

Do you have a link for Dan's thread or a name one could search for?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-23-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By Jetmart
Just did mine, they are not dimpled. If your...

Just did mine, they are not dimpled. If your ever unsure look at the rivet call out to confirm.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By Jetmart
Does air actually flow through a pitot tube or is...

Does air actually flow through a pitot tube or is it stagnate once it hits the instrument?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By Jetmart
Thank you for doing and posting. Would you expect...

Thank you for doing and posting.
Would you expect much difference with an unregulated pitot heat?
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By Jetmart
Sorry it's ABF Trucking about 20 minutes west of...

Sorry it's ABF Trucking about 20 minutes west of Detroit just off of I-94 near KDTW.

6250 Inkster Rd, Romulus, MI 48174, United States
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By Jetmart
I think mine was just under $300 shipped to AFB's...

I think mine was just under $300 shipped to AFB's depot and I pick it up there.
Forum: RV-14 06-12-2020, 04:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,441
Posted By Jetmart
Congrats! I would suggest getting an electronic...

Congrats! I would suggest getting an electronic copy of the plans (USB Stick) from Van's. They are a pdf format and searchable. Sec 04 includes every part and identifies what kit they come...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Jetmart
I think prop comes direct from hartzell as...

I think prop comes direct from hartzell as well.

I just had my QB kit sent directly to me in Canada. Got a broker. It was seamless.

I ordered my engine and prop and will decide at time of...
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,318
Posted By Jetmart
Anyone use tire balance...

Anyone use tire balance beads?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8b6eqde_5A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,141
Posted By Jetmart
I am at the same stage with a QB. The primer...

I am at the same stage with a QB. The primer they use for QB is not exactly SW.

From Van's

The primer used on the QB kits is sourced by the factory in the Philippines, You will not find the exact...
Forum: RV-14 05-18-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,388
Posted By Jetmart
Tail Wheel. It is faster, lighter, cheaper,...

Tail Wheel. It is faster, lighter, cheaper, better on rough fields and will make you a better pilot.
Your learning new building skills why not new flying skills.
Forum: RV-14 05-18-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By Jetmart
I would break it slightly from the edge of the...

I would break it slightly from the edge of the dimple hole to the edge of the material with a hand seamer.

When it comes time to rivet the top skin to the tail cone they have you check the fit just...
Forum: RV-10 05-18-2020, 03:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,046
Posted By Jetmart
I wonder if the pressure increase would happen if...

I wonder if the pressure increase would happen if you shut off the fuel selector for 10 -15 seconds before going to ICO. Not long enough for it to use all the fuel in the line. Might be worth...
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,492
Posted By Jetmart
When using a unibit I always put a piece of green...

When using a unibit I always put a piece of green masking tape around the entire bit on the top of the diameter I am drilling to. It is a great visual to know when to stop drilling.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-13-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By Jetmart
Is there a good resource to find out how to...

Is there a good resource to find out how to install the hinges properly?
Forum: Reviews 05-13-2020, 03:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,604
Posted By Jetmart
My understanding is that they will have a...

My understanding is that they will have a compatible side panel to fit with the JD latch by July. I would suggest checking with them.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-12-2020, 03:46 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 689,498
Posted By Jetmart
Very Very nice! What colour blue is that?

Very Very nice! What colour blue is that?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,938
Posted By Jetmart
The hone I used on the blocks actually "polished"...

The hone I used on the blocks actually "polished" the surface smoother than it was prior.

Also on the -14 plans section 34-03 step 4 says:

Step 4: Apply wheel bearing grease to the CS-0010-L & -R...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,938
Posted By Jetmart
I did mine yesterday and posted the results on...

I did mine yesterday and posted the results on Facebook RV-14...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-08-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,714
Posted By Jetmart
Pics in another...

Pics in another thread

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=182184
Forum: RV-14 05-03-2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Jetmart
I would be curious what Van's says. I would have...

I would be curious what Van's says. I would have just straightened and not given it a second thought. Perhaps this would have been wrong. Let us know.
Forum: RV-14 05-02-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By Jetmart
I find google search better than the forums. The...

I find google search better than the forums.

The other thing I do is look at the signature in posts. If the builder has a website than it will likely be in the signature.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-28-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,491
Posted By Jetmart
SOP for me and would leave oil sump and cylinder...

SOP for me and would leave oil sump and cylinder heat on continuously.
No chance of forgetting the cap off if you check your oil before every flight.
Forum: RV-14 04-28-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By Jetmart
Yes correct.

Yes correct.
Forum: RV-14 04-28-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By Jetmart
I did not do that part yet and I am not at the...

I did not do that part yet and I am not at the plane. If what the nut plate is mounting to is dimpled than the rivet holes in the nut plate should be dimpled. This is a general rule. In the case...
Forum: RV-14 04-28-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By Jetmart
I found this section very confusing. Figured out...

I found this section very confusing. Figured out when they say the nut plates are not dimpled it means the nut plate holes that -3 rivets go though are not dimpled. Has nothing to do with the screw...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,194
Posted By Jetmart
Our group reached out to them 3 weeks ago or...

Our group reached out to them 3 weeks ago or maybe a bit longer ago and they indicated then that it was likely going to be rescheduled.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-24-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,923
Posted By Jetmart
The EAA article was in their magazine. I have...

The EAA article was in their magazine. I have not been able to find it on line.

This link works for me https://cafe.foundation/v2/pdf_cafe_reports/Fuel%20Handling%20Safety.pdf

Also I made my...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-24-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,923
Posted By Jetmart
Years ago EAA had an article how to put a ground...

Years ago EAA had an article how to put a ground strap & post in a plastic fuel container. I did this when using Mogas in my Tiger Moth. I never felt comfortable sitting on the top wing pouring...
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