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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 418,341
Posted By Tim 8-A
I'm so grateful to have my RV and the ability to...

I'm so grateful to have my RV and the ability to make memories like this, I thought this made for a neat set of pictures.
First picture is from this thread 2013 post #408 when we were on our way to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,580
Posted By Tim 8-A
I remove mine with when using my ANR headsets, I...

I remove mine with when using my ANR headsets, I can hear fine with headsets only.
The cockpit noise would be to overwhelming to try to use hearing aids without headsets.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,928
Posted By Tim 8-A
I really respect the work the controllers do, it...

I really respect the work the controllers do, it gets crazy sometimes.
We had the most difficult approach ever this year, my passenger did a good job putting together a video of what the controllers...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-30-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,335
Posted By Tim 8-A
I love the runway what a great idea.

I love the runway what a great idea.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-14-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,770
Posted By Tim 8-A
Thumbs up Congrats. its such a tough thing to stick...

Congrats. its such a tough thing to stick with.... great job.
Forum: RV-12 08-21-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,281
Posted By Tim 8-A
Congrats Rick, I know you worked your butt off....

Congrats Rick, I know you worked your butt off. Now what are you going to do with all the free time?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-08-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,214
Posted By Tim 8-A
I was sure glad to run across ya'll at Osh, I was...

I was sure glad to run across ya'll at Osh, I was getting worried about the summer vacation trip reports. Our last child leaves in a few weeks to college so we are getting ready to take a few of the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-04-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,756
Posted By Tim 8-A
I sure miss mine, it's a great plane and I'm sure...

I sure miss mine, it's a great plane and I'm sure you will love it.
It's perfect for just short flights, and also good for cross country's.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-25-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,903
Posted By Tim 8-A
Very cool first post :)

Very cool first post :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By Tim 8-A
Walt said give him a call if you need something,...

Walt said give him a call if you need something, he is here in HBC
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Forum: Texas (North) 07-17-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,122
Posted By Tim 8-A
I'm coming out for a bit in the morning, I hope...

I'm coming out for a bit in the morning, I hope everything is set up by 9am
Forum: Texas (North) 05-18-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,154
Posted By Tim 8-A
Hidden Valley is very nice.

Hidden Valley is very nice.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-28-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,992
Posted By Tim 8-A
Congrats, I look forward to seeing it taxi, and...

Congrats, I look forward to seeing it taxi, and flying around 52F.
Forum: RV-4 04-24-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 241,893
Posted By Tim 8-A
The best I've seen, great job.

The best I've seen, great job.
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 03-17-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,592
Posted By Tim 8-A
Fly a nose wheel and hang out with Tail wheel...

Fly a nose wheel and hang out with Tail wheel pilots you can have the best of all worlds.
Fly the most comfortable, look out your canopy and see the best looking, and get ridiculed at every stop so...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-17-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,547
Posted By Tim 8-A
I had the same thing happen to my D10A, I fiddled...

I had the same thing happen to my D10A, I fiddled with it so much one of the wires broke off the connector. I had to remove the connector and solder the wires. The wires were not long enough to allow...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 105,489
Posted By Tim 8-A
I get the record for the most women in a RV....

I get the record for the most women in a RV. :)

http://i146.photobucket.com/albums/r261/tecprotb/RV-10/null_zpsc37c1765.jpg...
Forum: RV-10 10-01-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,082
Posted By Tim 8-A
My center console removes in four pieces the...

My center console removes in four pieces the front frame, front panel, and two side panels.
I can unbolt my side panel and have enough cable to store/wedge it behind the rudder pedals, giving me...
Forum: RV-10 09-16-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,921
Posted By Tim 8-A
Jesse, Obviously to far for me to come out for...

Jesse,
Obviously to far for me to come out for this, I have my parts and going to install in the next week or so. Question, are you adding a adhesive between the two plates?
Thanks,
Tim
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-07-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,928
Posted By Tim 8-A
I'm very sorry, it happened so sudden. We are...

I'm very sorry, it happened so sudden. We are praying for you and your family, anything you need please let me know.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-05-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,436
Posted By Tim 8-A
We've been watching them practice today, can hear...

We've been watching them practice today, can hear and see them from 52F. Went over to TMS for awhile to watch, will be exciting to see from inside the stadium. Takes about 56 seconds to make a two...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-01-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,647
Posted By Tim 8-A
Congrats, I really like your paint scheme and...

Congrats, I really like your paint scheme and colors.
I am on my second purchased RV and really enjoy flying them.
You will like making changes for a ton less than if it were a certified aircraft....
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 08-12-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 28,545
Posted By Tim 8-A
Jake, Addison (KADS) is a nice airport but very...

Jake,
Addison (KADS) is a nice airport but very busy, I'm sure you can get overnight parking but it will cost you.
Collin County at McKinney (KTKI) is a nice airport that is not busy and would have...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 08-11-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 28,545
Posted By Tim 8-A
Mike, If you can make it to DFW I have a Hangar...

Mike,
If you can make it to DFW I have a Hangar (with a apartment) (52F) to store your plane overnight, and spend the night, Oh and I will definitely take you to Babe's. I'm not sure if I can make a...
Forum: RV-10 08-09-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,872
Posted By Tim 8-A
Thanks for offer TJ, and the other replies, I was...

Thanks for offer TJ, and the other replies, I was relieved to hear that I wasn't the first to have this issue. The remainder of our flight I was careful when boarding and stood at the tail to see...
Forum: RV-10 08-04-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,872
Posted By Tim 8-A
My tail laid down

My tail set down at my fuel stop yesterday while boarding:confused:. I'm wondering a million things this morning, and running my W&B through my head as if it would do any good now.
It happened at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,009
Posted By Tim 8-A
Zac, I would like to see a Carpet set.

Zac,
I would like to see a Carpet set.
Forum: Texas (North) 07-20-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,678
Posted By Tim 8-A
Jay, we always stop at (KMBY) Moberly, MO they...

Jay, we always stop at (KMBY) Moberly, MO they have burgers and hotdog's. It's a three hour flight and then a short 2 to Ripon.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-17-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,266
Posted By Tim 8-A
Last year I went from OHS to Destin, and I was...

Last year I went from OHS to Destin, and I was mentally exhausted, Eglin air space requirements didn't help. I couldn't imagine making the keys in one day, if you try it I would stay far east of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 92,732
Posted By Tim 8-A
Thread is a little confusing but I only skimmed...

Thread is a little confusing but I only skimmed the pages. Here are my results not sure if its relevant.
Prior to the install of the oil separator I was using a qt every 6 to 7 hours.
After install...
Forum: RV-10 06-27-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,310
Posted By Tim 8-A
I wasn't originally on board with the Plane...

I wasn't originally on board with the Plane Around third latch system, my door was closing just fine with the factory set up. If the doors are fully latched they are safe with or without the third...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,419
Posted By Tim 8-A
I will be praying and pass it on to my wife...

I will be praying and pass it on to my wife prayer group, anything you need back here you have my number.
Tim
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,024
Posted By Tim 8-A
Jay there are only two people in the state I...

Jay there are only two people in the state I would allow to work on my plane and you just got an offer from one of them. You would be crazy to pass it up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,711
Posted By Tim 8-A
Once an hour and over the top of a good landing...

Once an hour and over the top of a good landing spot.
Forum: RV-10 05-21-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,044
Posted By Tim 8-A
Best video ever, you have to be proud....Oh the...

Best video ever, you have to be proud....Oh the plane was cool too.:)
Forum: RV-10 05-21-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,914
Posted By Tim 8-A
I love the colors, great job.

I love the colors, great job.
Forum: Texas (North) 05-16-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,505
Posted By Tim 8-A
You have picked the best three, there is also...

You have picked the best three, there is also Propwash, and Hillcrest, but wouldn't compare to what you have listed in my opinion.
If you have time stop by Northwest Regional in case you decide to...
Forum: RV-4 05-12-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,892
Posted By Tim 8-A
I have a lot of trouble with my fuel injected...

I have a lot of trouble with my fuel injected when hot. I've tried all the methods you have, and the only thing that has consistently worked is 1/4 inch with throttle/ mixture full out. crank and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 30,597
Posted By Tim 8-A
Rick I'm with you, I thought we were pretty early...

Rick I'm with you, I thought we were pretty early last year, but come to find out there was a lot of thirsty people.
Forum: Florida (South) 05-06-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,402
Posted By Tim 8-A
Good suggestions coming in, I'm not locked into a...

Good suggestions coming in, I'm not locked into a specific fuel stop or over night stay on the way down and back.
I will defiantly look into stopping at Quincy and staying at The McFarlin House...
Forum: Florida (South) 05-05-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,402
Posted By Tim 8-A
Flying to Key West in June

Our 30th anniversary is coming up, so I was letting my wife pick the location where to spend it. She mentioned Key West so I didn't let she catch her breath before I was making reservations. I...
Forum: Texas (North) 05-04-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By Tim 8-A
Space is officially available, we delivered my...

Space is officially available, we delivered my renters plane to Pecan Plantation over the weekend.
I could house a helicopter, have a very nice lit helipad out the rear of the hangar.
Forum: Texas (North) 05-04-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,505
Posted By Tim 8-A
Hidden Valley is a very nice airpark, but I don't...

Hidden Valley is a very nice airpark, but I don't know anything about the school district.
Forum: Texas (North) 04-24-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By Tim 8-A
I have space available $275.00

I have space available $275.00
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-23-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,841
Posted By Tim 8-A
Over 300 planes registered, it should make for a...

Over 300 planes registered, it should make for a exciting arrival. Be sure to download the Notam, it has arrival procedures. I'm sure the IFR flights will take priority so be prepared to hold if...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-19-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 64,506
Posted By Tim 8-A
Perfect day for a Breakfast...

Perfect day for a Breakfast run

http://i146.photobucket.com/albums/r261/tecprotb/TIMRV1001_zps15ba4276.jpg (http://s146.photobucket.com/user/tecprotb/media/TIMRV1001_zps15ba4276.jpg.html)
Forum: RV-10 04-17-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,071
Posted By Tim 8-A
Zac, Glad to see you on the forum, my rudder trim...

Zac,
Glad to see you on the forum, my rudder trim works great thanks for calling to check up on me. Now if you could come down and help install the headliner ;).
Tim
Forum: RV-10 03-24-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,409
Posted By Tim 8-A
Just when I thought I was done spending money...

Just when I thought I was done spending money with AeroSport Products :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-20-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,689
Posted By Tim 8-A
Well I got to fly with a current panel for 9...

Well I got to fly with a current panel for 9 months...I guess I can't complain :-)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-27-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,382
Posted By Tim 8-A
It seems like it was yesterday when you were...

It seems like it was yesterday when you were trying to decide which way to go.
I had the SX in my 8a and loved it. The EIS 4000 is bullet proof, you have a good combo and I'm sure you will love it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,518
Posted By Tim 8-A
Adding weight as far aft as possible made a huge...

Adding weight as far aft as possible made a huge difference in my 8a.
Forum: Autopilots 02-16-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,762
Posted By Tim 8-A
Well, I think that is good from that perspective,...

Well, I think that is good from that perspective, one less thing to set. That also applies when there is no altitude bug present on the G3X.
I'm still work on a procedure that feels comfortable...
Forum: Autopilots 02-14-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,762
Posted By Tim 8-A
Did more testing yesterday with my Vizion, I...

Did more testing yesterday with my Vizion, I don's see why you need to enter the attitude at start up? In flight without making any prior adjustment to set the altitude, It always matched the G3X. I...
Forum: RV-10 02-09-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 372,482
Posted By Tim 8-A
It looks great, I was thinking the same thing...

It looks great, I was thinking the same thing What could all those switches be for? :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-03-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,503
Posted By Tim 8-A
Perfect time of year, nice wright up. I'm getting...

Perfect time of year, nice wright up. I'm getting my wife excited about traveling this area, this really helps.
Thanks,
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,777
Posted By Tim 8-A
Yes you can, I had it in my 8a and it worked...

Yes you can, I had it in my 8a and it worked great.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-26-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,777
Posted By Tim 8-A
I used both in my 8a, if you look at the lower...

I used both in my 8a, if you look at the lower right panel the EIS fits perfect.
http://i146.photobucket.com/albums/r261/tecprotb/4032Q/004.jpg...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-26-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,777
Posted By Tim 8-A
Jay, I went through the same thing in my 8 a, I...

Jay,
I went through the same thing in my 8 a, I actually went through several phases of upgrades. Since you have a GRT EIS the SX would make a perfect combo and the least money to upgrade.
I pm'ed...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-22-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,087
Posted By Tim 8-A
Scott, what a great day you helped create for the...

Scott, what a great day you helped create for the kids. I love seeing how someone uses their talent in such a positive and meaningful way, great story....Merry Christmas.

On a side note I sure would...
Forum: RV-10 12-16-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 767
Views: 491,294
Posted By Tim 8-A
The upper cabin is my favorite, Looks great, Very...

The upper cabin is my favorite, Looks great, Very sleek and fast.:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,311
Posted By Tim 8-A
I have too many toys and with everyone there is a...

I have too many toys and with everyone there is a forum, I have sent time on too many of them but always get tired of the political BS.
Doug has done a great job of keeping the topics on things...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-11-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,721
Posted By Tim 8-A
I can answer that question, No it did not have...

I can answer that question, No it did not have any smell of fuel in the cockpit. When I had the Pre-buy, it was noted that the tee below the valve had a blue stain but no visible sigh of a current...
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