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1  Vans RV Discussion / Vans RV Construction / Horizontal stabiliser cracks
 on: 16.02.2019 at 16:31:29 
Started by Andrew_Garner | Post by Andrew_Garner
Calling all owners of RV-6/6a, 7/7a, 8/a.  
 
Have any of you ever seen or heard, of the horizontal stabiliser cracking that SB 14-01-31 rectifies..?  
 
I'm in the process of finalising an RV8 that has been under construction for many years an the SB has not been done. With the HS fully completed and the workmanship (not mine) being of a very high standard, the issue is do I want to pull it apart to do the SB or just check for cracking each year and then complete the SB if a crack should appear..?
 
So, if you have any experience with this I would appreciate hearing from you. If you can recall the approximate hours when it was first noticed that would also be great info.  
 
Many thanks,  
 
Andrew
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2  Classifieds / RV Related Parts for sale / AeroLEDs for sale
 on: 03.10.2018 at 15:14:22 
Started by Darren_Fern | Post by Darren_Fern
Two AeroLED Sunspot Taxi lights and two Landing lights for sale, used less than 50 hours and in perfect condition (taken off my Husky last month). Ive just purchased a set of ZipTips Premiere wingtips for my RV8 project so no longer needed.
150 each (nearly 400 each new)
 
Wig Wag unit also available  15
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3  Vans RV Discussion / Vans RV Construction / Re: RV7 top cowling
 on: 15.08.2018 at 22:28:29 
Started by Ron_Mitcham | Post by Mark Albery
Hi Ron,
 
It's actually 0.089". Looks like LAS have it:
 
https://www.lasaero.com/parts/?search_part=03-49000
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4  Classifieds / RV Related - Wanted / Re: Fuel Tank Sealant
 on: 11.08.2018 at 11:03:39 
Started by Martin Hutton | Post by jlt206
I have a box full of PPG PR1005L-1250 Fuel Tank Paint if anyone is interested, please contact me.
 
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5  Vans RV Discussion / Vans RV Construction / RV7 top cowling
 on: 08.08.2018 at 20:13:08 
Started by Ron_Mitcham | Post by Ron_Mitcham
I am trying to find a supplier for the piano wire used on the top cowling. The wire size is 2.25mm or .090 inches. This is outside the normal SWG sizes that are easily available. I had a friend confirm that this is the size supplied by Vans in their kits.
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6  Classifieds / RV Related Parts for sale / Re: Experimental Aero DRDT 2
 on: 02.08.2018 at 15:33:28 
Started by Chris_Wray | Post by Richard_Kennedy
Hi Chris, is the DRDT2 still available?
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7  Classifieds / RV Related Parts for sale / VANS Engine Instruments
 on: 27.07.2018 at 09:14:23 
Started by OZ | Post by OZ
Hi all I am looking for some original VANs engine/aircraft instruments and senders.
 
I am in need of an oil pressure gauge ASAP for a VANs RV6
 
If you have had a new Dynon/Garmin instrument upgrade and want to sell a few of those instruments and senders please let me know.
 
Thanks as ever kind regards Oz
 
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8  Classifieds / Aircraft & Shares for sale / Wanted RV7a
 on: 26.07.2018 at 12:12:20 
Started by Brian_Harvey | Post by Brian_Harvey
Looking for RV7A  wish list Tip top, Antisplate, 180/200hp, CS prop, Glass sin/vis, Autopilot, Garmin radio and transponder etc. Cash waiting for the right plane. Call or e-mail to discuss in confidence. Brian Harvey 07977579701 or e-mail brianharvey911@gmail.com
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9  Classifieds / RV Related - Wanted / RV Tools Wanted
 on: 06.07.2018 at 10:05:50 
Started by Michael_Dooley | Post by Michael_Dooley
Hi Everyone
I've just started or am beginning the empennage of an RV12 and am looking for tools / equipment.
If anyone has some gear that they no longer need then please let me know and I'll be interested.
I'm based in Essex but am happy to travel about !
Thanks
Mike
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10  Vans RV Discussion / Vans RV Construction / Re: Internal primer
 on: 06.07.2018 at 10:02:09 
Started by Philip_Burgess | Post by Michael_Dooley
Hi Phil
I'm also just about to start an RV12 and have been asking around the same questions.
There was an article in last months LAA mag and I will check with my inspector before I start ( I haven't got one yet) but from what I can see the options are alochrome and 1K yellow zinc chromate.
I'll let you know how I get on.
Good luck with you project
Mike
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