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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By RV7ForMe
I also have some.

Check your PMs
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-11-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By RV7ForMe
It does work

I did exactly what you are proposing.

The tank was removed and the LE was drilled out and the wing tipp off.
2 ribs where replaced and I had Opps rivets on hand and pop rivets.

Depending on what...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-10-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,729
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thanks Dan.

Thanks Dan.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-10-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,590
Posted By RV7ForMe
Upgrade vs. Update

I totally agree. I do not plan to ever sell this bird but if I had to buy one I would look for one with this mod. It is the most significant factory update in years. I was sort of lucky I had just...
Forum: Primers 08-10-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By RV7ForMe
Never ending debate...

The choice is yours of course.

I have tried the rattle cans SEM and the Stewart System. I decided against both... Havent tried P60G2.

This is just my experience...So take it with a grain of...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-10-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,729
Posted By RV7ForMe
Great you bring this up. I had been asking myself...

Great you bring this up. I had been asking myself this because we also have a new stock engine that is running very hot.

WHY don't we use this as a standard to break in period as we know that they...
Forum: COMM 08-04-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By RV7ForMe
No Idea why...

No idea why but I was going to put a speaker in just to listen to the ATIS while on the ground. Also, I tent to listen to the engine for a few minutes after startup just to see if I hear anything...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-01-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 93,847
Posted By RV7ForMe
Looks amazing!

on the chance to sound like a broken record... you go man! you are going to be done soon and from the pics it really looks like a show plane in the making! keep it up and thanks for taking the time...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-17-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,490
Posted By RV7ForMe
Arrow #62

Well, I did say "a lot has happened"

After my excitement with the Cessna we were actually getting ready for first flight of my buddies RV-7A that I spend almost a year working on. New tail...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-12-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By RV7ForMe
This is great!

Thanks for taking the time to compose these! Keep em comming
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-10-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 93,847
Posted By RV7ForMe
Awesome!

Jereme! you will be flying in no time! Great work all around.
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-09-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,490
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thanks

Thanks Guy! This happened a few weeks ago and I had to step back and think about stuff for a bit. Didn't fly anything during that time. I went back and made a list of stuff I did well and all the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-08-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,490
Posted By RV7ForMe
Arrow #61

Been a while since I made any progress on "MY" RV.

But, a lot has happened:

Remember why we do those "simulated" engine out trainings on our BFR's? Well, I do one every year either for club...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-22-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By RV7ForMe
Ask Garmin...

I would suggest you to ask Garmin expert team directly. at: g3xpert@garmin.com
They will help you out but you will have to wait for monday US time...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-22-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 93,847
Posted By RV7ForMe
I want one...

Alright! Are you making me one also? Looks like you are having way to much fun ;) Good Job!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,854
Posted By RV7ForMe
I dont get the price change.

The old order form shows 7,575$ for the "A" version. While the Taildragger only increased by about 200$, if you were to choose the original "A" motor mount the price change would be 9,395$ minus 750$...
Forum: Safety 05-24-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,683
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thanks Vic

Hello Vic,

Just spend an hour in front of the Computer with a notepad! Thanks for making it public to the rest of the world ;) Great stuff
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-19-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thanks.

Thanks for you input. Yes We will have too watch the temps once the summer is here. Could always climb with a little more speed.



Ok. I understand that the CHT only measures one point. But from a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-18-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thumbs up O-320-E2D RV-9A CHT, TEMP, BAFFLES

Hello Everyone.

Sometimes things just work out by chance. Owner is happy!

A friend has a beautiful -9A that is about 11 years old and he recently put a brand new Lyc O320E2D from the factory in....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-16-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,943
Posted By RV7ForMe
I believe that one is correct but I will put it...

I believe that one is correct but I will put it on the list and recheck again. Thank you
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-16-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,943
Posted By RV7ForMe
This is not full throttle it was at 2570 RPM....

This is not full throttle it was at 2570 RPM. Full throttle should be around 2700 RPM and no we are at 400feet :) it was about all the brakes will hold
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By RV7ForMe
Yea... lesson learned. and install rubber thing...

Yea... lesson learned. and install rubber thing over the cable mount. if something falls on it, it is so close to the FW that it will likely also cause sparks.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-16-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,943
Posted By RV7ForMe
WOW!

I never thought about this! thank you.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-16-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,943
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thanks

Alright Thanks for the Info Tom!



Ok. understood.



Ok this does make me feel a little better. I just didn't want it to run lean on first flight
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-15-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,943
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thanks guys

Thank you for your numbers Steve. How did you adjust and check the engine gets 16G/H at full power before first flight?



Thanks Greg for explaining that to me.

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Ok so I will check the red...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-15-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,943
Posted By RV7ForMe
Good call

OK this test is one I have not done. I could disconnect the line at the spider and let the pump do its job with the red cube still connected. If the G3X matches the 3.x G/H I can measure with a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-15-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,943
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thanks but ?

Glad you brought this up because it is what is confusing to me in terms of how the fuel servo works.

We did multiple test even in simulated take off attitude during final assembly about a month ago....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-15-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,943
Posted By RV7ForMe
2570 RPM / 23,8 MAP I added it to the above...

2570 RPM / 23,8 MAP I added it to the above text....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-15-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,943
Posted By RV7ForMe
Lightbulb IO-360-M1B Fuel Flow question? Need help Please

Hello engine people... I need your help.

So we are getting ready to fly this thing (RV7-A, IO-360-M1B, CS all STOCK from VANS) GARMIN G3X Touch with Red Cube FF and everything else that comes with...
Forum: Safety 05-09-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,683
Posted By RV7ForMe
I will second that...

I will second that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By RV7ForMe
Been there...done that!

Been there...done that!
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-06-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 93,847
Posted By RV7ForMe
Cool beans!

Very nice! We attached the Vans part to the other 7 and like you said the fit was horrible. I wonder if I should just delete the part and save the money on my fuselage order... your looks much better...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-06-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,490
Posted By RV7ForMe
Arrow #60

While rebuilding the the other plane I got to fast forward quite a bit into cable, connectors and avionics. Gave me a lot to think about. I had been trying to not do that because buying avionics...
Forum: RV-10 05-05-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,224
Posted By RV7ForMe
great job

That prop looks sooooo good! now the fun begins.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-04-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,950
Posted By RV7ForMe
Does is come pre punched? :D

Does is come pre punched? :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By RV7ForMe
Keep it up!

Really like hearing you guys rather then just reading it on the forum. Especially for those of us overseas. Thanks for making it happen.
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-28-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,490
Posted By RV7ForMe
Arrow #59

Well, the rebuild RV7A is complete and so I return to building a few parts that I have given buddy so that he can fly this summer... Like the VS.

Yup I just build my second one of these.

You would...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-24-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,346
Posted By RV7ForMe
Unglaublich!

Great video. thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-12-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 1,001,978
Posted By RV7ForMe
GREAT STUFF!

Hey Larry,

Glad the big cut went well. Always good to see your progress pictures... Still years behind you. Thanks for the inspiration.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-10-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By RV7ForMe
Ah OK. that makes sense! Thanks

Ah OK. that makes sense! Thanks
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-10-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By RV7ForMe
Not sure I understand but if you do it like that...

Not sure I understand but if you do it like that you wouldn't see oil pressure on the G3X non touch as it is turned off at engiene start. Correct?

Wouldn't you want the ADHARS, Engine Monitor box,...
Forum: ADS-B 03-26-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,610
Posted By RV7ForMe
same here...

Actually we have the same problem with our 335. We were told to check if there is 5V on the back of the rack at the GPS antenna cable connector. Ours didn't do anything! We have send it back but no...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-15-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,490
Posted By RV7ForMe
Hahaha you are funny... in my defense I am...

Hahaha you are funny... in my defense I am building the "best" kind of plane haha (an RV!) and the top row of those wrenches are in metric sized and the rest are those "funny" sizes that keep...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-14-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 45,490
Posted By RV7ForMe
Arrow #58

Hello.... quick update. Nothing really moved forward on my own airplane. In fact it actually went backwards as i gave some build parts to my buddy for his rebuild to save some time to get his RV back...
Forum: Tools 01-26-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,397
Posted By RV7ForMe
I generally dont like to lend tools.

I have borrowed a longeron yoke and a few other things from a builder once. I gave everything back. I was really greatfull at the time but I have since purchased most of those tools anyway.

I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,311
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thank you for that info. That seems very...

Thank you for that info. That seems very reasonable making him quite competitive.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,311
Posted By RV7ForMe
Are you willing to share how much shipping to the...

Are you willing to share how much shipping to the US was?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-08-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,994
Posted By RV7ForMe
Speechless!

AMAZING!

Full res pic please ! my desktop is waiting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,608
Posted By RV7ForMe
Thanks Doug!

Appreciate all that you give to us builders!
Don't think I would be building if it weren't for VAF.
Happy New Years Doug
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-30-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 93,847
Posted By RV7ForMe
Great work!

Looking good and glad you are building in the house and not freezing to death in the garage :) Happy New years!
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-24-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By RV7ForMe
Also left it open... Consider it a tooling whole...

Also left it open... Consider it a tooling whole that conveniently tells you what side goes down.
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-20-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 93,847
Posted By RV7ForMe
Oh I see. That makes sense. Smart man!

Oh I see. That makes sense. Smart man!
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-18-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,491
Posted By RV7ForMe
I love this! THanks for posting. I saved this for...

I love this! THanks for posting. I saved this for the future... I want some sort of console. This is great for sure!
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-17-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 93,847
Posted By RV7ForMe
Look... Santa came early! HOW COOL IS THAT! just...

Look... Santa came early! HOW COOL IS THAT!

just wondering why you are building ailerons now when you have the fuselage all done. Why did you leave this out till so late?
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-17-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,906
Posted By RV7ForMe
You will be just fine!

Welcome to the best first step! You are on the right track by joining VAF! The 9 seems to fit your mission. Great plane BTW. I choose the 7 but just for the up side down thing... I Like the slower...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,325
Posted By RV7ForMe
What he said! I had a iPad 2 from way back...

What he said!

I had a iPad 2 from way back when... apple quit support for updates and I was stuck at 9.xx It was not able to get any more apps on it so i had to get a new one.

I wanted to get the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-14-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,109
Posted By RV7ForMe
I am Building a 7 and am helping now with a...

I am Building a 7 and am helping now with a another 7 and a 14...

Well BOTH ARE GREAT FUN if you enjoy building and you really should ENJOY BUILDING if you want to finish this kind of...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-11-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By RV7ForMe
Oh and thank you. I forgot the landing and taxi...

Oh and thank you. I forgot the landing and taxi light but yes it is all in there as well. Interesting idea about the OAT sensor. THanks
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-11-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By RV7ForMe
thank you guys! Looks like the Deutsch stecker...

thank you guys!

Looks like the Deutsch stecker are very popular.
It just occurred to me that I can hook everything up and find out if there is any interference. Since the avionic are all working...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-10-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By RV7ForMe
Yes. I know most run the wires to their final...

Yes. I know most run the wires to their final destinations.

Unfortunately,
I am in exactly that situation were we had to cut all wires at the wing root. (RV7 Nose-over Rebuild) So now there will be...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-10-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By RV7ForMe
Looking for some opinions on wiring wings?

Hello,

Down the wing go wires for:
1. Strobes
2. Nav
3. Heated pitot
4. AOA pitot
5. Auto pilot
6. Landing / Taxi Light
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-05-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,976
Posted By RV7ForMe
Nice video... Thanks for sharing!

Nice video... Thanks for sharing!
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