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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,217
Posted By RV10Man
[QUOTE=tcard;1431120]I've given my share of rides...

[QUOTE=tcard;1431120]I've given my share of rides at our airpark picnic, as well as for Young Eagles, Bronze Eagles, and Challenger Air, but I have to admit that I'm a shop flirt, too.



I grew up...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-07-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By RV10Man
If the wing tips and flaps were aligned with the...

If the wing tips and flaps were aligned with the ailerons, couldn't you just "clamp" the ailerons to to them and then center everything up from there? Measure the stick travel from side to side and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By RV10Man
Bart Dalton. He's in Tulsa and did my brother's...

Bart Dalton. He's in Tulsa and did my brother's RV9A. I'll PM you his phone number.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2020, 03:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,391
Posted By RV10Man
You HAVE to type in the part number EXACTLY as it...

You HAVE to type in the part number EXACTLY as it appears on the plans, or it comes up as no such matches.

BTDT....a lot.:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By RV10Man
Send me your phone number and I'll text you the...

Send me your phone number and I'll text you the pictures of how I loaded and hauled my -9A from San Jose, CA to OKC.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2020, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By RV10Man
Hi John. I'm in OKC. Building an RV9A at 2OK2,...

Hi John.
I'm in OKC. Building an RV9A at 2OK2, Twin Lakes.
I sent you a private message. You're welcome to call or text me anytime you like. My number is (405) 417-6077.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2020, 03:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Posted By RV10Man
Dremel tool and cut-off wheel on both of mine. I...

Dremel tool and cut-off wheel on both of mine. I put a light in each wing.
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-22-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By RV10Man
Agree with this. It's how I did mine.

Agree with this. It's how I did mine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By RV10Man
My wife just figures no news is good news. She...

My wife just figures no news is good news. She knows I'm home when she hears the airplane on the driveway, or I come in the house.
Forum: Job Board 04-20-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,060
Posted By RV10Man
Talk to your local "buddies" or EAA chapter...

Talk to your local "buddies" or EAA chapter members. I did just this. I want to get my -9A in the air really bad. I asked a friend (also a partner of mine in a Sling 2) if he'd be interest in helping...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,619
Posted By RV10Man
Same here. We live on a private airport (2OK2)...

Same here. We live on a private airport (2OK2) and have "facilities" right in our hangar. You could sample it out here. Camp right on the airport at your airplane.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By RV10Man
Same thing for me. Just mounted mine in my 9A...

Same thing for me. Just mounted mine in my 9A yesterday.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,873
Posted By RV10Man
I have 2 Lightspeed Zulu 3's, 1 Zulu 2, and a...

I have 2 Lightspeed Zulu 3's, 1 Zulu 2, and a Lightspeed Tango. I'm sort of partial to Lightspeed, really do like them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By RV10Man
That's the filter I use too.

That's the filter I use too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,217
Posted By RV10Man
I'm deaiing with the same thing you describe in...

I'm deaiing with the same thing you describe in your last paragraph.

3 years ago I got a call from a boy that goes to the private school where my wife teaches. He'd "heard" that we live on an...
Forum: RV-10 03-30-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,638
Posted By RV10Man
I'd flatten it and "re-dimple" it and keep...

I'd flatten it and "re-dimple" it and keep building.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 763
Posted By RV10Man
I mix, per instructions, Marvel Mystery Oil and...

I mix, per instructions, Marvel Mystery Oil and Sta Bil with my mogas.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,402
Posted By RV10Man
Me too. Except my hangar is only about 20' from...

Me too. Except my hangar is only about 20' from my house.:D And I have my own 500 gallon fuel tank.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,346
Posted By RV10Man
I removed the elevator tips of the -9A so I could...

I removed the elevator tips of the -9A so I could balance the elevators. Then drilled out the rivets of the right horizontal tip so I could straighten an align it with the elevator. Got all that put...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,111
Posted By RV10Man
We unlaoded my QB RV10 fuse in my hangar. No lift...

We unlaoded my QB RV10 fuse in my hangar. No lift gate, or anything special.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,761
Posted By RV10Man
That's exactly how my AME explained it to me...

That's exactly how my AME explained it to me yesterday. I asked him his thoughts on BM.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,566
Posted By RV10Man
Our gas at 7-11 here in OKC is $1.27/gal.

Our gas at 7-11 here in OKC is $1.27/gal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,761
Posted By RV10Man
I just renewed my 3rd class yesterday.

I just renewed my 3rd class yesterday.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-10-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,917
Posted By RV10Man
Talked himself right out of it, huh?:)

Talked himself right out of it, huh?:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,142
Posted By RV10Man
Make it bigger, lol.

Make it bigger, lol.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,576
Posted By RV10Man
Riveted the sub panel in, and the aft rear top...

Riveted the sub panel in, and the aft rear top panel on.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By RV10Man
If you're only making a 1400 mile trip, I...

If you're only making a 1400 mile trip, I wouldn't worry about the 100LL, you're not going to be putting THAT much through it. We've burned quite a bit of 100LL in our Sling 2 this past year. You...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,117
Posted By RV10Man
Honda has charging stations set up in various...

Honda has charging stations set up in various locations on the grounds. When I've walked by them, there's AT LEAST 5 phones and various other portables plugged in and charging, and not a soul around...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,742
Posted By RV10Man
Hey David....I was in the class with you.:)

Hey David....I was in the class with you.:)
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-29-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,662
Posted By RV10Man
I haven't posted much lately, but I actually have...

I haven't posted much lately, but I actually have been working on the airplane. I got the panel powder coated last week and have been working on getting all the G3X boxes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By RV10Man
I've given lots of people their first airplane...

I've given lots of people their first airplane ride, and their first motorcycle ride. I would NEVER do anything that would make them unsure, or scared they did it. I want everyone to enjoy flying or...
Forum: Job Board 02-16-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,735
Posted By RV10Man
Good deal. My daughter is flying a Phenom 300 now.

Good deal.
My daughter is flying a Phenom 300 now.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-14-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,359
Posted By RV10Man
We have a 1969 C-172 with the O-320 E2D. It's...

We have a 1969 C-172 with the O-320 E2D. It's STC'd to run 87 mogas.
Forum: Safety 02-13-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,474
Posted By RV10Man
Going to drift just a little from the thread,...

Going to drift just a little from the thread, but.
My last BFR was done by a USAF AWACS E3 pilot (also a CFI), at night in our C-150.
He "studied" the wind and determined we could practice engine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,450
Posted By RV10Man
Another baaad thing about back seat passengers,...

Another baaad thing about back seat passengers, you can't see if they're turning green or not, till it's on the back of your head.:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By RV10Man
My mother uses Van Boxtel out of Green Bay. Been...

My mother uses Van Boxtel out of Green Bay. Been using them for about 15 years now. BUT YOU BETTER HURRY!!
Forum: ADS-B 02-11-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,718
Posted By RV10Man
We're in contact with our avionics tech now.

We're in contact with our avionics tech now.
Forum: ADS-B 02-11-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,718
Posted By RV10Man
There were 2 red blocks, 100% fail. "Bar alt" and...

There were 2 red blocks, 100% fail. "Bar alt" and the "Geo alt".
We emailed it to Garmin. We know it's probably something in the settings.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-11-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By RV10Man
Mine was really close. If I recall correctly, I...

Mine was really close.
If I recall correctly, I did one as per instructions. I think I waited till I had the rib to skin riveted before I did the second one, because I had remembered it was soooooo...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-10-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,662
Posted By RV10Man
I just realized, I should have this in the "my RV...

I just realized, I should have this in the "my RV build" sub forum. I'd appreciate it if a moderator would move it.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-10-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,662
Posted By RV10Man
lol. Yeah, it's got a plug of foam in it, the...

lol. Yeah, it's got a plug of foam in it, the micro/epoxy is only about 1/8' thick.:) Actually, I used a piece of 1/8" balsa wood.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-10-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,662
Posted By RV10Man
Marshall's RV9A

I purchased an RV9A project October 2018 from a member here on VAF. I jsut recently figured out how to post links to photos on my FB page, so here's a couple of recent...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-10-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 112,014
Posted By RV10Man
Let's see if this works. I'm posting a link to my...

Let's see if this works. I'm posting a link to my FB...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By RV10Man
I just registered and booked my hotel. :)

I just registered and booked my hotel. :)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-29-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,962
Posted By RV10Man
I had a similar issue with the rear tire on my...

I had a similar issue with the rear tire on my Goldwing.
I had new tires installed before we left home in Oklahoma to Williams, AZ. Two day trip to AZ was fine, along with the couple of days we were...
Forum: Autopilots 01-27-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By RV10Man
Thanks so much Justin.

Thanks so much Justin.
Forum: Autopilots 01-27-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By RV10Man
Thanks Bob. I'm using the Garmin A/P with my. G3X

Thanks Bob. I'm using the Garmin A/P with my. G3X
Forum: Autopilots 01-27-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By RV10Man
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Autopilots 01-27-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By RV10Man
A/P disc

OK, dumb question real quick.:)

Is the A/P disc. switch on the stick a normally open or closed switch?
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-26-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,062
Posted By RV10Man
I had the same problem with mine. I found that I...

I had the same problem with mine. I found that I hadn't fluted the ribs enough. I had to make them "a little smaller".
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By RV10Man
We can still get MEK at Lowe's here in OK. Just...

We can still get MEK at Lowe's here in OK. Just picked up a gallon yesterday.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,476
Posted By RV10Man
One funny thing. We had to leave our Sling 2...

One funny thing. We had to leave our Sling 2 there when we all left to come home. My daughter was supposed to fly it home, but we couldn't get it out of the vendor's tent till Sunday. Well, we all...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By RV10Man
Yeah, I had a leak on both of my tanks. Luckily,...

Yeah, I had a leak on both of my tanks. Luckily, they were both on the ends and I was able to get to the leak on one by removing the plate. The other one, I was able to reach the leak with a long...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,476
Posted By RV10Man
Presentations and vendors are there ALL week, up...

Presentations and vendors are there ALL week, up to the last minute.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-09-2020, 03:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,359
Posted By RV10Man
I have a 150, 172, Sling 2, my brother has an...

I have a 150, 172, Sling 2, my brother has an RV9A, and I'm building an RV9A. Each airplane has it's mission, and they do them very well.:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,446
Posted By RV10Man
We have pretty much the same statutes here in...

We have pretty much the same statutes here in Oklahoma. But our airport owners (there's 16 of us), some like to spend money, so we pay about $1300.00/yr for liability insurance.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-03-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,654
Posted By RV10Man
Talking Mucho MORE dollars for these.

Mucho MORE dollars for these.
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-31-2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,416
Posted By RV10Man
I scratched some powder coating off in a few...

I scratched some powder coating off in a few places. I just painted over it a built on.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,294
Posted By RV10Man
This past year, I flew more commercial flights (5...

This past year, I flew more commercial flights (5 or 6) than probably the previous 20 years combined.
I really don't think, or feel I had a bad or unexpected experience on any of them....
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-23-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,154
Posted By RV10Man
I ran separate conduits for my a/p servo and...

I ran separate conduits for my a/p servo and lights. I wanted to make sure I had separation for possible strobe interference.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By RV10Man
I hung the engine on my -9A.

I hung the engine on my -9A.
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-21-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,654
Posted By RV10Man
My wings and tail feathers are done, fuselage...

My wings and tail feathers are done, fuselage mostly done. We hung my engine today. I can hardly wait to fly it.
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