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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-10-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Taltruda
500x5 wheel

My buddy also needs a main wheel.. if you come across a pair, let me know and weíll split them!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,914
Posted By Taltruda
Those prop bolts with the roll pin take the...

Those prop bolts with the roll pin take the smaller .032 wire, and they really aren't bad to do. It would be a bear to try .041, and I'm not even sure it would fit. .try it with the .032, I'm sure...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-25-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By Taltruda
SB

I did the SB during my -8 hs build. I first drilled the spars and 810, 814 angles as if the SB wasn't in the picture yet. Then I laid the SB parts on and marked the holes before drilling anything...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,579
Posted By Taltruda
Scuffing

Looks like youíre scuffing with a powered DA and not by hand?
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-14-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By Taltruda
Vert Stab

OK thanks but no reason to have anything going up to the top of the Vert stab? I would hate to close it up then hear that I should've made provisions for a strobe or internal antenna or something. .
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-14-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By Taltruda
Tail lights

Iím getting closer to closing up the vertical stab on my -8. Is there anything I would want to consider to put in before I close it? Wire for future tail strobes or beacon?
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-14-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,219
Posted By Taltruda
Fastback options

I really like the fastback look, but I think the showplanes setups that I saw donít quite do it for me. I would want a straight line from canopy back to the aluminum. The showplanes that Iíve seen...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By Taltruda
Feather?

Can you feather it and go slow without it slamming closed?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By Taltruda
Electric

Yeah but can you feather it or is it full on, full off?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By Taltruda
Pneumatic squeezer pedal question

I want a foot pedal for my pneumatic squeezer.. does anybody know if this would work?
https://www.amazon.com/Interstate-Pn.../dp/B00IKJM2G8

Then if it does, do I connect it inline with the air and...
Forum: Tools 10-08-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By Taltruda
Foot operated squeezer

I want a foot pedal for my pneumatic squeezer.. does anybody know if this would work?
https://www.amazon.com/Interstate-Pneumatics-VFP440C-2-Position-Protective/dp/B00IKJM2G8
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,603
Posted By Taltruda
Key switch

I would bet that your key switch didnít have the jumper on the back that grounds out the non impulse magnito when cranking..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,603
Posted By Taltruda
What do you mean "when the engine stops" What...

What do you mean "when the engine stops" What triggers the light? A rpm limit value? Or does it need to be at zero rpm to reactivate? How do you wire that it pick up zero rpm?
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-25-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,261
Posted By Taltruda
I'm at the sane spot in life! The honey do list...

I'm at the sane spot in life! The honey do list never gets smaller..might as well start making airplane parts! I see this is an old thread. .Are you flying yet? I agree the clear plastic comes right...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By Taltruda
Akzo

Iím looking to buy some too.. where are you located? I was going to buy from spruce a while ago, and Iíve seen them be out of stock, then they get some east and west, then they go out of stock. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By Taltruda
RTV

I donít mean to make you second guess, but I have always noticed that RTV actually causes metal to rust.. I think it is the acid that helps it etch. I thing house caulking doesnít have that acid and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Taltruda
Thank you for the clarification, this is exactly...

Thank you for the clarification, this is exactly what I have, non matched holes. Ok, so drawing centerlines and building a wooden plum bob jig thing.. not too bad. Whatís with this newer style...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Taltruda
Early non pre-punched vs pre-punched

A friend gifted me an early non pre-punched RV-8 empennage. Iím hoping to start building soon, but I see this early version requires building a jig and marking the center of ribs to drill and keep...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By Taltruda
When I have others in the pattern and it causes...

When I have others in the pattern and it causes me to extend downwind, I keep the flaps up and maintain pattern altitude! I never start letting down unless I can make at least the airport...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By Taltruda
Why would you ever be at full flaps and not at...

Why would you ever be at full flaps and not at idle? On base, engine goes to idle and flaps as needed. . If the endive quits anywhere in the traffic pattern, you should be able to make the runway,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 740
Posted By Taltruda
Diode

https://youtu.be/bvDuyM2e4gw

Hereís an explanation
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-24-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By Taltruda
Sealed skins to structure

Donít they do this to homebuilts in England? I thought I read it being a requirement over there..yet they can buy out Cessnas and Pipers that were factory built without seam sealer..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By Taltruda
PAR LED

Look into www.larsonlights.com for par 36 leds. I have used their 20 degree spot light and had no noise. I wouldnít use the flood lights, they donít go out far enough
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,124
Posted By Taltruda
I used to fly a friends glasair 2rg that had two...

I used to fly a friends glasair 2rg that had two slots on the upper cowl with a spring loaded door. It souls open and vent off the heat when on the ground but would close itself when ramair in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,507
Posted By Taltruda
Whatís next?

Whatís next? Have you ever flown out west? Come visit Las Vegas, flat the Canyons in Utah, lots of cool stuff out here!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,679
Posted By Taltruda
In the airline world, we build nests too, usually...

In the airline world, we build nests too, usually checklists and charts to block the sun..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,235
Posted By Taltruda
Probably would have made it if they just switched...

Probably would have made it if they just switched tanks too..and been able to taxi to the fuel pumps!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By Taltruda
MSA

This isn't possible in most cases..look up LAS RNAV to 19R for example http://155.178.201.160/d-tpp/1805/00662R19R.PDF .. MSA is 13,200. You would stay at or above this until established? If you're...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,289
Posted By Taltruda
Drillbits are not reamers

I would say the welds distorted the steel, and that you should use a real reamer. Drillbits don't really cut on their sides, and they bend to follow an existing hole. Bring it to a local machinist.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,066
Posted By Taltruda
Airfoil vs lightweight

So whatís the hot setup? The airfoil or lightweight Grove gear? I didnít even start a kit yet, but I plan on building an 8, and I hear they are going to be running a batch..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,251
Posted By Taltruda
Somebody want to buy a couple of sizes and split...

Somebody want to buy a couple of sizes and split them up? I agree it seems overkill to have six of each size. .
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By Taltruda
Drills..

Haha I found the same problem the other day.. using a drill index, I found some that are tighter than others, and also some that the shank appears to be a different size ( smaller ) than the cutting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By Taltruda
Uhhh this is GREAT news! Let me get this...

Uhhh this is GREAT news! Let me get this straight, you're complaining about doing a CFI check ride with a DPE, and would rather do one with a fed? The cost of the DPE is so minimal compared what it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,049
Posted By Taltruda
Did you snap the mag before you put in the pin?...

Did you snap the mag before you put in the pin? Since it's installed and the pin is out, turn the prop till the coupling snaps, then back up to beyond your timing marks, and see if that helps. You...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,607
Posted By Taltruda
Mutt muffs

We got a pair for our dog.. yeah, they are cheaply made, but they seem to fit good once you get them adjusted. I think you need the triangle shape like these to fit on a dog, I don't believe Bose...
Forum: RV-4 04-20-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 186,454
Posted By Taltruda
Panel

Wow Ben! That looks great! How much lighter is everything? Nice glove box/cup holder area where the old transponder and fuel gauges were!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,755
Posted By Taltruda
Holes on tube

I have had luck drilling holes on tube by filing a flat into it first, then center punch the flat, and drill. Just keep the flat area smaller then the hole so that when you upsize the hole, the flat...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,529
Posted By Taltruda
I'm thinking you're going to have to cut off the...

I'm thinking you're going to have to cut off the corner and patch the area with a doubler as depicted somewhere in AC 43.13.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,370
Posted By Taltruda
Bfr

I don't think you can legally rent an rv for flight training.. but if you find someone that lets you use it for gas only, then it's ok.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,721
Posted By Taltruda
Spinner

I flew my biplane around without a spinner, when I finally put it on, I didn't notice any speed increase. I think some planes, the spinner could help with cooling by smoothing air into the cowl, but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By Taltruda
Fiberglass

You should always use peelply when you can. Now to add more layers, you need to sand the **** out of it. Flox is used for structural things, hard to sand. Micro is only for aesthetics, non structural...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,363
Posted By Taltruda
Pretty sure your carburetor has an enrichment...

Pretty sure your carburetor has an enrichment valve at wot.. try climbing out at full power, it'll run cooler. You're probably thinking that you are being more kind and gentle to the engine by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,246
Posted By Taltruda
I don't know enough about ADSB out.. is it not...

I don't know enough about ADSB out.. is it not possible to wire in an "OFF" switch for the out portion?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By Taltruda
Biplane class?

Biplane class?
Forum: Interiors 02-24-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 54,636
Posted By Taltruda
I don't know if you got an answer to this yet, ...

I don't know if you got an answer to this yet, but they are the rudder pedals for the back seater! Lol
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,169
Posted By Taltruda
Try slipping the other direction and see if you...

Try slipping the other direction and see if you get a different effect on your airspeed indicator.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,625
Posted By Taltruda
I used to fly a Glasair 1 FG, Fixed Pitch and a...

I used to fly a Glasair 1 FG, Fixed Pitch and a Glasair 2 RG IO360, CS prop. I've got time in RV-4 (both 320fp and 360cs) as well as RV-6 (360fp). The Glasair make a nice cruising machine if you want...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By Taltruda
I thought cheap hardware store rivets always...

I thought cheap hardware store rivets always leave a hole in the middle, they aren't self plugging like a cherymax. If you want it to pop on the second or third pull, go up a size in rivet length.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By Taltruda
Nice! What TAS were you getting at 17500?

Nice! What TAS were you getting at 17500?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,518
Posted By Taltruda
Wow, these things are becoming works of art! Next...

Wow, these things are becoming works of art! Next is brass and stainless.. I saw one where they put a pulley on top and moved the winch to the back to give a little more clearance to the rudder, but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By Taltruda
Haha! I'm blaming you for making me late this...

Haha! I'm blaming you for making me late this morning. .snooze button, check emails, saw your video, next thing I know I'm running out the door trying to make it on time! I like your videos, keep...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 691
Posted By Taltruda
Did the 30 minute setup time help with disolving...

Did the 30 minute setup time help with disolving the particulates that you were getting in the bottom of the cup?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By Taltruda
I don't understand the lure of the VPX. What...

I don't understand the lure of the VPX. What makes it so desirable? Sure the diagnostic capabilities are neat, but what are the failure modes? I like the independence of CB's and switches, why would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,077
Posted By Taltruda
Talking I tried different size ear plugs, couldnít stand...

I tried different size ear plugs, couldnít stand it. I didnít like the coat hangar hooking on my ears, and it was annoying to turn my head and feel the cord twisting the headset around. I tried using...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,077
Posted By Taltruda
I recently bought a Clarity Aloft, and hated it....

I recently bought a Clarity Aloft, and hated it. I forced myself to try them for 2 separate flights, maybe about an hour each.. I couldn't wait to get them off. Would have thrown them in the garbage...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,627
Posted By Taltruda
Epoxy with micro sands like drywall plaster!...

Epoxy with micro sands like drywall plaster! Super easy. Epoxy with flox is hard to sand.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,627
Posted By Taltruda
I'm no expert, but I'm thinking epoxy and micro?

I'm no expert, but I'm thinking epoxy and micro?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 20,771
Posted By Taltruda
Be on the lookout for Oregon Aero leather seats...

Be on the lookout for Oregon Aero leather seats for sale from a Canadian address...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,774
Posted By Taltruda
Yeah, but the real beauty of a gascolator is that...

Yeah, but the real beauty of a gascolator is that it acts as a water separator and a sediment bowl. It's the last chance to catch water before it makes it to the carb.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By Taltruda
Or you could put a left hand throttle in the 7...

Or you could put a left hand throttle in the 7 that works with the center throttle! My buddy did that in his 6, where the center push pull cable goes to the left throttle lever!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,822
Posted By Taltruda
I know he said that isn't his ideal situation,...

I know he said that isn't his ideal situation, but I just wanted to let him know that with the right buddy, perhaps it wouldn't be so bad, maybe even enjoyable!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,822
Posted By Taltruda
When I first got my private, I became friends...

When I first got my private, I became friends with a guy in a similar situation. We flew almost every day for probably 300 hours! Made a great friend with him In that 150, and I don't think he missed...
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