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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,949
Posted By Auburntsts
We've had our Cinch popup tent (fiberglass poles)...

We've had our Cinch popup tent (fiberglass poles) for 3 Osh's now. We were there Friday and Saturday for the big storms and the tent held up perfectly. I only wish it was about a foot taller.

We...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,207
Posted By Auburntsts
For me it was Dan Checkoway for developing my...

For me it was Dan Checkoway for developing my overall interest in RVs and Tim Olson as one of the initial RV-10 builders.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,493
Posted By Auburntsts
Well weíre here and have beer! So weíre prepared...

Well weíre here and have beer! So weíre prepared for today or any other day and or timeódoesnít have to be Tuesday that was just a suggestion since the RV social is tomorrow. Standing by for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,493
Posted By Auburntsts
Postpone?

Mike, any thoughts to postponing the tasting to say Tuesday afternoon due to the conditions here at OSH?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,967
Posted By Auburntsts
Weíre here in HBC too. Weathered last nightís...

Weíre here in HBC too. Weathered last nightís storm without issue. Currently at SOS Bros drinking beer and waiting for delivery food.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By Auburntsts
Friar Tucks - just finished a prime rib sandwich...

Friar Tucks - just finished a prime rib sandwich and my first spotted cow for 2019. Take the shuttle bus around N40 right before the Hilton. There’s a pedestrian gate there you can access them plus...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,896
Posted By Auburntsts
Last year when we landed Saturday morning on 27...

Last year when we landed Saturday morning on 27 they had everyone exiting to the right via taxiways vs left into the grass because of conditions. We didn't touch grass until we got to HBC where it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,039
Posted By Auburntsts
Itís in the backyard of a house on Waukau. ...

Itís in the backyard of a house on Waukau. Hereís the address and map location: 1366 Waukau Ave

https://www.danhorton.net/Misc/2vb34w3.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By Auburntsts
Weíll be there early Friday afternoon.

Weíll be there early Friday afternoon.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,854
Posted By Auburntsts
I just bought a Rockpals 300W power station to...

I just bought a Rockpals 300W power station to run my CPAP and charge our phones and tablets. ...
Forum: Painting your RV 07-11-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,854
Posted By Auburntsts
$20K? My RV-10 paint job cost me $7500 plus my...

$20K? My RV-10 paint job cost me $7500 plus my sweat equity to remove & re-install all the flight control surfaces, flaps, panels and fairings. Now my paint job ain't show quality or clear coated,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,799
Posted By Auburntsts
I can't vouch for it's authenticity, but I...

I can't vouch for it's authenticity, but I believe it to be the real deal. The reason is while I haven't heard anything so bad, I have personally heard some pilot (and I use that term loosely)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,799
Posted By Auburntsts
Well that's basically what this guy tried to do....

Well that's basically what this guy tried to do. Everyone please don't be this guy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=no5YX71PT6o&t=50s
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By Auburntsts
I'd use the step to .5 and then file it to final...

I'd use the step to .5 and then file it to final size because those are the tools I have.
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,106
Posted By Auburntsts
Unhappy Timing is everything! When I finished my...

Timing is everything! When I finished my tailcone, I took a year off from building altogether trying to decide if I wanted to continue. When I decided I did and ordered my wing kit, there was over a...
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By Auburntsts
I don’t find it to be an issue in the air, even...

I don’t find it to be an issue in the air, even on go arounds or missed approaches. However, I’m very picky about doing touch & goes. As a general rule I avoid them on runways less than 5000’.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,493
Posted By Auburntsts
It's the pavilion with the picnic tables,...

It's the pavilion with the picnic tables, charging stations, and grills they built in Homebuilt Camping a few years ago. It's centered more or less north to south on the far western boundry of HBC...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,704
Posted By Auburntsts
Basically my thought process. I didn't add any...

Basically my thought process. I didn't add any theft prevention devices to my motorcycles either (beyond what they came with stock).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,704
Posted By Auburntsts
Behind the pitbull and shotgun! :D

Behind the pitbull and shotgun! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,704
Posted By Auburntsts
Push button starter and toggles for the mags and...

Push button starter and toggles for the mags and no door locks. If they want it that bad they can have it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,493
Posted By Auburntsts
Not yet. But we will and that will give us more...

Not yet. But we will and that will give us more variety to bring. Between them, Coppertail, and perhaps anyone else we discover that will give us lots of options to flesh out at least 2 and maybe 3...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,493
Posted By Auburntsts
So we moved to new city a few months ago and are...

So we moved to new city a few months ago and are actively engaged in research ourselves. :D The only issue we're running into is most of local microbreweries don't bottle or can -- they only do...
Forum: RV-10 07-01-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,979
Posted By Auburntsts
I'm one of those. There are lots of folks that...

I'm one of those. There are lots of folks that say never, ever finance a toy--rubbish. IMO it's OK as long as one understands and can effectively manage the debt load. It's simple math really. ...
Forum: RV-10 06-30-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,979
Posted By Auburntsts
Just make sure you go into this eyes wide open. ...

Just make sure you go into this eyes wide open. Besides the cost of the kit, tools, shop supplies, engine, avionics, interior, modifications, and paint, make sure you account for the costs of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,085
Posted By Auburntsts
I can tell you my personal plan has always been...

I can tell you my personal plan has always been to divert and wait it out on the ground and never hold. I just see no up side to burring gas making orbits even in the best circumstances, much less...
Forum: RV-10 06-25-2019, 05:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By Auburntsts
I've used a gloved finger more times than I can...

I've used a gloved finger more times than I can count.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,085
Posted By Auburntsts
Well, my $.02 is the NOTAM's intent is more about...

Well, my $.02 is the NOTAM's intent is more about the airplane, not the pilot. IMO if you can't comfortably fly an RV at 90 knots then you need to take a real hard look in the mirror and re-evaluate...
Forum: RV-10 06-20-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By Auburntsts
Here's a thread that will help shed some light on...

Here's a thread that will help shed some light on the art of the possible: http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=149298

You are going to get a lot of opinions here - but don't...
Forum: RV-10 06-20-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,152
Posted By Auburntsts
You can accomplish this without plumbing the...

You can accomplish this without plumbing the return all the way back to a tank. I have the AFP FI system with purge valve and my return is plumbed back to just below the fuel selector valve.

The...
Forum: RV-10 06-16-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,442
Posted By Auburntsts
If you guys manage to wander over to HBC, stop by...

If you guys manage to wander over to HBC, stop by and say hi and maybe have a beer. Just look for the Blue and white with orange trim RV-10 with a big-a$$ lime green tent next to itó you canít miss...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By Auburntsts
My vote is engine first—hold off on avionics as...

My vote is engine first—hold off on avionics as long as you can because the avionics industry evolves at a near light speed pace compared to engines which are static for all intents and purposes,

I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By Auburntsts
This close to the show non-camping pickin's near...

This close to the show non-camping pickin's near OSH are going to be slim to none. The Dorms might be the best bet as far as still having some availability. However, there's some housing links on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,039
Posted By Auburntsts
Ha! The social is like the OSH itself. If you...

Ha! The social is like the OSH itself. If you wait until the "official" start you're late! ;):D
Forum: RV-10 06-04-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,973
Posted By Auburntsts
So put me down for 2. We haven't been in a few...

So put me down for 2. We haven't been in a few years as the HBC beer tasting is almost at the same time. However, I think this year we'll try and hit both, but we'll probably be a bit late.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,493
Posted By Auburntsts
Thatís me in the first picó looking forward to...

Thatís me in the first picó looking forward to this year! Weíve moved since last year so Iíve got to decide on a new local brew to bring.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 24,587
Posted By Auburntsts
IMO the Vashon Ranger is the equivalent of what a...

IMO the Vashon Ranger is the equivalent of what a high wing RV would be. Ken Kreuger left Vans for Vashon and designed the Ranger.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,950
Posted By Auburntsts
What‘s he got in the panel already and where is...

What‘s he got in the panel already and where is the plane based? The types of locally available approaches and the current panel will drive what, If anything, needs to be added to the plane beyond...
Forum: RV-10 05-30-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,722
Posted By Auburntsts
Interesting. In 5 years of flying I have not...

Interesting. In 5 years of flying I have not experienced this issue.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,175
Posted By Auburntsts
I use GarminPilot. I started with it back in...

I use GarminPilot. I started with it back in 2012 or so because at the time I was using an Android tablet and they were the best Android app hands down.

I've since switched to an iPad but have...
Forum: RV-10 05-30-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,722
Posted By Auburntsts
Way ahead of ya -- I've already started...

Way ahead of ya -- I've already started fabricating an interior ring to do just that. Not sure I understand the air filter ablation issue though. I've never noticed any wear on the top or bottom of...
Forum: RV-10 05-30-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,722
Posted By Auburntsts
Mine hasn't cracked but I just noticed the...

Mine hasn't cracked but I just noticed the VA-192A air bypass inlet has actually started to separate from the bottom of the FAB. About half the rivets pulled through the fiberglass. It won't be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,189
Posted By Auburntsts
The whole HBC might as well be the “RV” area. ...

The whole HBC might as well be the “RV” area. It’s a sea of RVs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Auburntsts
Yep, that’s how I found it. I have no clue as to...

Yep, that’s how I found it. I have no clue as to how the alternator body gets attached to the adapter as it comes already attached from the factory. I’m going to contact PP and send them the pics.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Auburntsts
Alternator Failure -- Now for something different

So we just got home from to Tampa after a trip to Iowa. As I was putting the plane away I noticed a huge oil leak dripping oil all over my front gear fairing and all down the belly. The trip today...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-22-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Auburntsts
As a data point I recently upgraded my non-touch...

As a data point I recently upgraded my non-touch G3X to 11.80 and my GTN 650 to 6.51. I have the GX pilot as well. I just made a trip from Tampa to west Iowa just outside Omaha (1011NM) and didn’t...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,280
Posted By Auburntsts
Iím not going to hold my breath. Iíve tried...

Iím not going to hold my breath. Iíve tried texting in the air before and itís pretty marginal in my very limited experience.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,124
Posted By Auburntsts
Just for clarification, both the GTN 650/750 and...

Just for clarification, both the GTN 650/750 and SL 30 have internal diplexers so an external one to separate the Nav and GS signals apart is never required. However, if you have 2 NAV radios but...
Forum: RV-10 05-10-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By Auburntsts
Yes, it's on purpose. The nose skins, being...

Yes, it's on purpose. The nose skins, being U-shaped, are like a spring -- wanting to pull apart at the edges. By placing a slight bend on those edges it will help them lay flat against the...
Forum: Safety 05-08-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,915
Posted By Auburntsts
I'm going to offer some food for thought from a...

I'm going to offer some food for thought from a different point of view -- is your wife actually mentally prepared to bail out? Please be brutally honest with yourself and with her. My $.02, based...
Forum: RV-10 05-07-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,609
Posted By Auburntsts
My 10 is a solid 160KTS plane on 11.5 GPH LOP,...

My 10 is a solid 160KTS plane on 11.5 GPH LOP, near GW, WOT @ 2350rpm, from 8 to 10K. I can go faster but have to burn a lot more gas to do -- I prefer to have greater endurance especially IFR. For...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,280
Posted By Auburntsts
Meh, thatís the same as it has always been. I...

Meh, thatís the same as it has always been. I do typically shoot to arrive before them, but what Iíve seen they usually do a good job of getting them on the ground relatively quickly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,280
Posted By Auburntsts
No. That's the same verbiage that's been there...

No. That's the same verbiage that's been there for years.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,280
Posted By Auburntsts
The Fond Du Lac diversion procedure is new. ...

The Fond Du Lac diversion procedure is new. There appears to be a few IFR changes but my cursory read doesn't show anything earthshattering.
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Auburntsts
Sorry, wasn't trying to to be flippant. Nothing...

Sorry, wasn't trying to to be flippant. Nothing wrong with a strap. but what are you trying to accomplish? There can some bonding already through the rod end bearing and the hinges if you remove...
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Auburntsts
Another option is to not bother.

Another option is to not bother.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,330
Posted By Auburntsts
Just a nit, but it gets to Capt Johns comment. ...

Just a nit, but it gets to Capt Johns comment. E-AB aircraft arenít ďairworthyĒ by FAA definition as they donít have a type certificate to conform to. Thatís why our condition inspection log...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,330
Posted By Auburntsts
Since my oplims state it, I always preface my...

Since my oplims state it, I always preface my call to a tower and only a tower with “experimental” and only on my initial call. There is no requirement to preface a call to any other ATC facility. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,330
Posted By Auburntsts
I was flying back into Tampa today IFR after a...

I was flying back into Tampa today IFR after a 2-day trip up in Alabama and for the first time ever I was given a speed reduction. But not once but twice— both times for 30 knots!!
Forum: RV-10 04-22-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By Auburntsts
Yeah I'd wait on the trim and just install it...

Yeah I'd wait on the trim and just install it once. It's not the easiest thing to install so no need go through that butt pain anymore than you have to.
Forum: RV-10 04-22-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By Auburntsts
I mounted my HS and VS while the emp was still in...

I mounted my HS and VS while the emp was still in my basement and got everything aligned and drilled and then took it alloff and put it storage. Once I got the project out to the hangar, a couple of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Auburntsts
Ha! This is me every time I go into to Ace, Home...

Ha! This is me every time I go into to Ace, Home Depot, or Lowes! Except I go in for a $3 paint brush and walk out with $100 of you name it. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,615
Posted By Auburntsts
Put me down as another one who prefers to have...

Put me down as another one who prefers to have all the IFR tools available in my tool kit to give me options even though I fly enroute and terminal GPS 99% of the time (legacy G3X, GTN 650, and...
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