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by MTJ
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: Known building "Gotchas" for the Sling TSi
Replies: 19
Views: 2502

Re: Known building "Gotchas" for the Sling TSi

Parking Brake valve: The 1/8 NPT 90 degree fitting will not fit into the valve because it is 1/8 BSP. Here is what TAF says The thread on the fittings is 1/8” NPT and inside the valve is 1/8” BSP – the 2 threads are almost the same but don’t quite fit. What we do is get a 1/8” BSP die nut and clean ...
by MTJ
Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: Tools
Replies: 6
Views: 613

Re: Tools

Love my Milwaukee, as others have noted the 3.2 mm can be an issue, I just pull them out of the nose (it's now a full fledged habit that I don't even notice anymore) The tool is easy to take apart. I also have the long nose adapter (Home Depot) I have found it useful for some places that are hard to...
by MTJ
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: New TSi Seats
Replies: 6
Views: 386

Re: New TSi Seats

Does anyone have any installation instructions associated with the new seats?

#slingsupport
by MTJ
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: Dual Toe brakes vs Centre brake
Replies: 3
Views: 195

Re: Dual Toe brakes vs Centre brake

I flew an aircraft with a "bicycle" type squeeze brake on the stick. Once you get used to something its no big deal.

I chose the hand brake.
by MTJ
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: Safety Alert #0012
Replies: 6
Views: 257

Re: Safety Alert #0012

I was just getting started this week on that section (QB) and I am trying to figure out the 4 steel rivets listed on the consumables. The build manual pages for that section are not the "pretty color" version... looks like these

by MTJ
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:09 am
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: How many TSI’s are currently under construction
Replies: 5
Views: 272

Re: How many TSI’s are currently under construction

That's funny. They have a link to my EAA build log but I don't appear on the map.
by MTJ
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: TSi NKET?
Replies: 1
Views: 157

TSi NKET?

I have a Sling 4 NKET. Is there a Sling 4TSi NKET?

Thanks
by MTJ
Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:44 am
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: Aileron
Replies: 10
Views: 497

Re: Aileron

permagray wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:37 am
I think they will. But, what if they don't? Since most of the rivets are already in, how would one adjust things?
This builder has a detailed way of alignment. I am fast approaching this task as well.

https://sling4familyproject.wordpress.c ... nd-flap-2/
by MTJ
Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: New TSi Seats
Replies: 6
Views: 386

Re: New TSi Seats

Per Mike at TAF, these seats DO require the HW-253 counter sunk rivets on the sides of the seat base so break out your 120 degree no-mar counter sink tool. He explained it is for room in mounting the seats in the aircraft.
by MTJ
Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: Aileron
Replies: 10
Views: 497

Re: Aileron

There is a similar "overlap" of hinge parts in the flaps as well. The diagram depicts it as one drawing but it should be a two step rivet process.