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Forum: RV-7/7A 01-24-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,313
Posted By caryr
Quite a few of us have been there. Rejet the...

Quite a few of us have been there.

Rejet the carb to flow more fuel on take off.

You will be amazed how much this helps.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By caryr
If I were to do it again, I would opt for the...

If I were to do it again, I would opt for the filter route.

I have a gascolator, but you are right its nearly inaccessible on the firewall.

A pair of filters in front of the spar in the tank fuel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,080
Posted By caryr
I would wonder what happens to the lift strut...

I would wonder what happens to the lift strut bolt and connections, if one were to deploy the canopy.

Probably one would sheer before the other and the canopy would hit you in the head.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By caryr
Fuel Tanks

Seems like I have seen a vendor hereabouts that builds new fuel tanks for an RV

link , if you have one please.


My -7 tanks were built by yours truly in 2003.

I have fixed several leaky rivets. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-07-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,181
Posted By caryr
You might consider doing away with the primer...

You might consider doing away with the primer system altogether.

a couple shots with the throttle pump before starting and the carbed O-360 is good.

I have never had a primer on my O-360 Lyc.

JMHO
Forum: Propellers 04-27-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,304
Posted By caryr
Oh the adventures of ultra light flying. 2...

Oh the adventures of ultra light flying.

2 strokes do the darnest things

looks like to me the prop and hub departed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,664
Posted By caryr
Thanks, Sam I better look for a FAA med guy I...

Thanks, Sam

I better look for a FAA med guy

I saw you at Moontown this past Saturday, but didn't get a chance to converse.

Maybe next month.

Crowd was a bit slim for a nice Saturday morning.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,664
Posted By caryr
So.... the bottom line is that I need to go get...

So....

the bottom line is that I need to go get a medical if mine is about to or has just expired???


I'm not saying it has expired..... but . It could have.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,558
Posted By caryr
on the top side of the tank and in that location....

on the top side of the tank and in that location. How much fuel could that rivet hole ever see?

I would put some epoxy filler over it and continue.

I have used normal 3/32 pull rivets on the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-26-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,457
Posted By caryr
Oh .. another thing. The packaging it rather...

Oh .. another thing.

The packaging it rather funny on the sender unit when you get it.

something to the effect " Do not use on any airplane, ever"

The product is not intended for any use and...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-26-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,457
Posted By caryr
Kyle I have replaced several of the VDO...

Kyle

I have replaced several of the VDO senders.

I have the GRT box also.

Last summer I relocated the transducer via flex hose to the engine mount rather than the engine itself.

I believe its a...
Forum: Propellers 11-20-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,205
Posted By caryr
Looks like your problem isn't much deeper than...

Looks like your problem isn't much deeper than the paint.

I have refinished my AD prop also.

Like Kyle, I have an old one hanging on the wall. It got a 'with the grain' crack and I bought a new...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,973
Posted By caryr
Somewhere in that neighborhood. You won't know...

Somewhere in that neighborhood.

You won't know the difference if its a quarter inch either way. The pull rod is infinitely adjustable.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,361
Posted By caryr
Pop Rivet tools are finicky. After the pull or...

Pop Rivet tools are finicky.

After the pull or squeeze let the spring snap the handle back to the start position. That snap against the stop seems to release the internal jaws best.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-29-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,606
Posted By caryr
I have to agree with Dan. The Mechanical FP is...

I have to agree with Dan. The Mechanical FP is only a lever sliding on an eccentric lobe that pushes a on a diaphram and chamber with check valves.

It can't over pressure
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-22-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,887
Posted By caryr
Thanks That should be easy enough

Thanks

That should be easy enough
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-21-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,887
Posted By caryr
I'm doing the same thing. I guess I need the Lyc...

I'm doing the same thing. I guess I need the Lyc part number. Maybe I can find dimension and hole pattern. Would like to place plate at same time as pulling pump. Thanks in advance
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,328
Posted By caryr
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,178
Posted By caryr
The Rec Fuel is readily available in Georgia. I...

The Rec Fuel is readily available in Georgia.

I run it in the cooler months.

It burns a lot hotter and just doesn't work for me in the summer time.

I do keep mogas in the left tank all summer and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,517
Posted By caryr
Jake and Elwood are available to drive you to...

Jake and Elwood are available to drive you to town.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 97,768
Posted By caryr
Grandaughter"s first RV...

Grandaughter"s first RV ride......

http://i60.tinypic.com/518o79.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,632
Posted By caryr
I can't see anything but a mountain like nothing...

I can't see anything but a mountain like nothing I have ever seen in Georgia.

Beautiful


cary
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,617
Posted By caryr
there's a commercially built door out there...

there's a commercially built door out there (probably mentioned in someone's earlier post) that has extra 'legs' with rollers that force the bottom edge of the door outward as the door opens, pushing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,163
Posted By caryr
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=30115&page=3

here's an old thread

I once had pictures, but that was once some time ago.

I drilled mine with the jet chucked into a lathe. I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-10-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,472
Posted By caryr
There is a RV-7 along the mid part of the video...

There is a RV-7 along the mid part of the video that has some serious horsepower.
Forum: Propellers 04-30-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,402
Posted By caryr
I have the sheet Mike De sends with the prop if...

I have the sheet Mike De sends with the prop if you want a copy.

I check the bolts at annual.

I have removed mine and painted it a couple of times.

I used an enamel paint for wood.

There is a...
Forum: Propellers 04-20-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,680
Posted By caryr
My Aymer Demuth prop is 68 x 78 on a O-360 RV-7

My Aymer Demuth prop is 68 x 78

on a O-360 RV-7
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,810
Posted By caryr
Do people just 'watch' Flightaware, like...

Do people just 'watch' Flightaware, like television??
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-16-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,686
Posted By caryr
The guy at Triple Tree has a completely different...

The guy at Triple Tree has a completely different type checkbook and budget than the poore boys in T'ville have.

We have tried a static roller and didn't get much improvement.

The vibrator type...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-29-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,780
Posted By caryr
http://www.skydynamics.com/frame.htm I have a 4...

http://www.skydynamics.com/frame.htm

I have a 4 into 1 set of these.

I think I just bought them to be "Vetterman" different.

Been on for several years now.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,464
Posted By caryr
Dennis All I could find was the SNF radio...

Dennis

All I could find was the SNF radio feed.

On the multimedia button on the SNF site.

FiFi is in the pattern right now.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-27-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,047
Posted By caryr
http://www.aviatorshotline.com/aircraft-press-rele...

http://www.aviatorshotline.com/aircraft-press-releases/divco-inc-worlds-leading-crankcase-repair-station



Or Aircraft Specialities

for case repair.

I believe you have a core worth $ 5K at best.
Forum: RV-1 03-05-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,214
Posted By caryr
How could a guy that appears to be 5'-6" need a...

How could a guy that appears to be 5'-6" need a toilet seat booster? LOL
Forum: Propellers 02-22-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,350
Posted By caryr
Michael John DeMuth, 63, of Old Whitmire Highway,...

Michael John DeMuth, 63, of Old Whitmire Highway, Newberry, SC, formerly of Ellicott City, MD, died Friday, February 3, 2012 at his residence. He was born December 22, 1948 in Baltimore City, MD a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,345
Posted By caryr
In my opinion, and that's what it is, the Lake...

In my opinion, and that's what it is, the Lake parker muster circle is too close to the event. OSH FSK arrival is much further away from OSH runway and it makes everyone single file over a good...
Forum: Propellers 02-16-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,350
Posted By caryr
Sid I have owned 2 Aymer-Demuth props Mike...

Sid


I have owned 2 Aymer-Demuth props

Mike will make you a great prop.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,006
Posted By caryr
Take your battery to a battery shop and have them...

Take your battery to a battery shop and have them test for cold crank amps.

I bet its lower than acceptable.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-13-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,341
Posted By caryr
Wad up several towels of soft cushion material...

Wad up several towels of soft cushion material and stuff the inside of the leading edge skin with it.

You WILL drop a bucking bar and it WILL ding the leading edge.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-10-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,549
Posted By caryr
I install the mechanism, like Sam did, and...

I install the mechanism, like Sam did, and shortened the arm to only protrude thru the sub panel.

I have removed the canopy once since 2004 for maintenance issues.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-10-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,549
Posted By caryr
What do you intend to do with the gas struts? I...

What do you intend to do with the gas struts?

I doubt the jettison feature would work unless you didn't install the struts.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-10-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,284
Posted By caryr
Corvette Yellow or Harley Davidson...

Corvette Yellow

or

Harley Davidson Yellow


Both Harley and Corvette have good and vibrant colors to select from.
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-22-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,659
Posted By caryr
I think I used that tool drawer liner material...

I think I used that tool drawer liner material that you buy in a small roll at the Home Depot.

Yeh, It would probably burn also.

Everything has a risk associated with it.
Forum: Southeast 12-22-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,282
Posted By caryr
I've got a very early -7 kit. It had the smaller...

I've got a very early -7 kit. It had the smaller rudder which was replaced later in the building process with the bigger model.

It may be the -6 rudder.

It hanging in my basement if you can use it.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-14-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,882
Posted By caryr
I recognize the airport KVPC Let us know if we...

I recognize the airport

KVPC

Let us know if we can help.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,409
Posted By caryr
ATL's runways are east/west also. So there is a...

ATL's runways are east/west also.

So there is a lot of vertical activity and big iron turning at relatively low altitudes.

There is a vfr corridor North/South over the city at 5,000 feet.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-28-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,903
Posted By caryr
button headed ss screws from the local Industrial...

button headed ss screws from the local Industrial Supply house makes a nice looking install.

They have a hex socket on the button head.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-11-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,770
Posted By caryr
you need a picture of some of the parts with you...

you need a picture of some of the parts with you standing in the middle of them.

That's about all the FSDO guy wanted.

And some assurance from you that you built/assembled it.
Forum: RV-10 10-18-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,113
Posted By caryr
Is it such a problem that it has to be...

Is it such a problem that it has to be repaired??

Maybe, just watch it for a while. If its not pouring fuel out, then maybe its just an acceptable tolerance.

I have several discolored rivets on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By caryr
use 1/2 " may have to neck down the top a bit...

use 1/2 "

may have to neck down the top a bit with a couple wraps of safety wire.

The larger diameter flows better.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-08-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,140
Posted By caryr
I left the rubber strip off completely. I think...

I left the rubber strip off completely.

I think is looks better without it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,005
Posted By caryr
Find a RV pilot in your area and get him to look...

Find a RV pilot in your area and get him to look at it with you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,996
Posted By caryr
I bet there is a crankshaft AD that is...

I bet there is a crankshaft AD that is applicable.

I would also bet the case would have to be overhauled.

The tappets and lifters and push rods and tubes and sump and other accutrements may be...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-14-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,326
Posted By caryr
The probe/tip is about the size of a #4 rivet and...

The probe/tip is about the size of a #4 rivet and about 3/8 inch long.

It would be hard for me to believe that the air flow would be greatly reduced or compromised.
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-14-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,326
Posted By caryr
Mine is on the cabin air intake scoop. Its...

Mine is on the cabin air intake scoop.

Its drilled into the plastic scoop and wire are accessible from the inside panel area.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-14-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,798
Posted By caryr
Exhaust Configurations

Vetterman crossover exhaust for IO360 with Superior Cold Air sump


What does "Superior Cold Air Sump" mean??

Is that any different than the normal oil sump with the intake tubes gong thru it??

I...
Forum: Formation Flying 07-12-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,644
Posted By caryr
I'm impressed. Good Job, Mike and team.

I'm impressed.

Good Job, Mike and team.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,856
Posted By caryr
There is a screen on the suction side of the...

There is a screen on the suction side of the little Facet pump.

I had some trash there one time and severely restricted the fuel flow.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-17-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,587
Posted By caryr
there is a TFR for 6 hours before and 2 hours...

there is a TFR for 6 hours before and 2 hours after the launch at the Titusville aprt.

I called the fbo before the last launch. Its walking distance to the view area, but NO tents on the aprt ...
Forum: Tools 06-15-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,647
Posted By caryr
Agree. They work much better on the end of the...

Agree. They work much better on the end of the stroke. With the 1/8 rivs it sometimes takes two passes to squeeze them sufficiently.

I doubt there is anything wrong with the tool.

I've seen worn...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,861
Posted By caryr
I would vote for the "fly to MKE and rent a...

I would vote for the "fly to MKE and rent a car"


done it quite a few times.


the car gives flexibility.

Parking at OSH is not a big deal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,867
Posted By caryr
I keep popcicle sticks around. they are perfect...

I keep popcicle sticks around.

they are perfect to open the gas cap.

And

Easy Turn on the O ring
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-17-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,795
Posted By caryr
I have capacitive fuel senders in mine, and am at...

I have capacitive fuel senders in mine, and am at the point where I have to solder the electric cable to it. If I want to build ethanol/alcohol safe, what do you know about the insulation on the...
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