KR> Need a source for Rivets

2014-05-21 Thread Dan Heath via KRnet
AS is out of the rivets I need, and I found it impossible to order anything on Wicks web site. Does anyone know of a reliable source for aircraft grade rivets other than these two? Thanks, See N64KR at http://KRBuilder.org - Then click on the pics Peoples Choice

KR> KRElevator weights advise

2014-05-21 Thread Jeff Scott via KRnet
Static balancing controls is always a safe addition to the plane, but is still an addition of weight. It's probably worth noting that the plans do not call for static balancing the elevator. I have flight tested the original design elevator to 225 mph IAS with no indication that it might

KR> Priming

2014-05-21 Thread via KRnet
Yes, the EFS-2 is perfect for the VW and that is what I tried to get accross to Ben Ellison. He stated that the reason is because builders see the Revflow and AeroCarbs being cheaper and think they are getting the same thing, so they didn't buy the Ellison. Thus. Regarding the Rotec, I

KR> KRElevator weights advise

2014-05-21 Thread Flesner via KRnet
At 09:34 AM 5/21/2014, you wrote: >What is the objective, to center the elevator with no stick input? >Larry Bell The objective of balancing any control surface is to eliminate flutter, not to "center" a control surface. Larry Flesner

KR> KRElevator weights advise

2014-05-21 Thread Lawrence Bell via KRnet
Sid, What is the objective, to center the elevator with no stick input? Wouldn't springs do the job or would that make control too stiff? Larry Bell On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 10:27 AM, smwood via KRnet wrote: > I used 2.6 pounds on a 16 inch arm hinged on a bell crank 14 inches > forward of the

KR> Carbeuretors

2014-05-21 Thread Pat and Robin Russo via KRnet
That zenith carb sold by Great Plains is VERY suitable for VW power. I have used them on 1800 to 2200 CC engines with excellent results and reliability. Trust the experience and expertise of Steve Bennet of Great Plains. Pat Russo -Original Message- From: Mike T via KRnet Sent:

KR> Carbeuretors

2014-05-21 Thread Dan Heath via KRnet
They work very well for low level flight, where you probably will not need mixture control. In fact, if you don?t care about having mixture control, they work very well. I have a friend who flew with one for years and it never gave him a problem. However, he never flew above 3500 feet. My

KR> Carbeuretors

2014-05-21 Thread Mike T via KRnet
Is the Zenith carb that Great Plains sells NOT suitable for VWs? Mike Taglieri On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 12:46 PM, via KRnet wrote: > Thought I would change the subject to be the subject. > > I have no use for any of the "leaky" carbeuretors. The best carbeuretor > that I have ever found for