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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-03-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By Gash
Jason, I'd like a tracking number too please.

Jason, I'd like a tracking number too please.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-02-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By Gash
That's a great video Stu! Thanks very much for...

That's a great video Stu! Thanks very much for sharing your techniques.
Forum: RV-14 04-02-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,188
Posted By Gash
Alright! Way to go!

Alright! Way to go!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,183
Posted By Gash
Good discussion. Thanks guys. Just for fun I read...

Good discussion. Thanks guys. Just for fun I read an article in the March 30 Lancet (http://www.thelancet.com/infection) that contains a definition of "critical" with respect to viral pneumonia such...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,183
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the chart Ken

Thanks for the chart Ken
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,183
Posted By Gash
Just a quick O2 saturation question. How low is...

Just a quick O2 saturation question. How low is "too low"? I've seen as low as 88% when around 11,000 MSL with no supplemental oxygen. I felt fine, but wondered what the standard is. At what...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-31-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,396
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the write up and great photography!

Thanks for the write up and great photography!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,740
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the update. I just had Yobo on my...

Thanks for the update. I just had Yobo on my jumpseat a couple months ago...it was great to catch up with him. Will be praying for his quick recovery. Check 6 everybody!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-24-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,382
Posted By Gash
Thank you very much for the beautiful photos and...

Thank you very much for the beautiful photos and interesting descriptions! I really enjoyed this.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-23-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 467
Posted By Gash
SOLD: PMA8000B

Sold. Thanks.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-19-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By Gash
I will take the other one please. PM coming your...

I will take the other one please. PM coming your way...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,453
Posted By Gash
Greg, I would buy a set of glasses. And the metal...

Greg, I would buy a set of glasses. And the metal water bottle too! Good stuff!
Forum: California 03-13-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By Gash
But wait! The fake buffalo burgers would be...

But wait! The fake buffalo burgers would be amazing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,971
Posted By Gash
I really like the Permatex Ultra Black. I've used...

I really like the Permatex Ultra Black. I've used it for gap sealing lots of high heat areas. One tip that could be useful for you: If you dip your finger in water (or spit on your finger), you can...
Forum: RV-14 03-02-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By Gash
Thumbs up Thanks for the responses guys...especially...

Thanks for the responses guys...especially Christo: your experience and methodology is a confidence builder for sure. I will go with the Denso 27 heat range.
Forum: RV-14 03-02-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By Gash
Thanks Dan, what are you monitoring on your...

Thanks Dan, what are you monitoring on your plugs? I saw one of your posts on another thread showing a photo of one of your IKH27 plugs. It looked clean, so that's good. Is there any other data? Have...
Forum: RV-14 03-01-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By Gash
Here's a website with a chart comparing heat...

Here's a website with a chart comparing heat ranges (https://www.briskusa.com/spark_plug_cross_reference_heat_range_chart) for different automotive spark plug brands.

It's worth noting here that...
Forum: RV-14 03-01-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By Gash
Yep, thanks. Trying to figure out if it's alright...

Yep, thanks. Trying to figure out if it's alright to go with the slightly hotter 24 instead of 27 since I've seen both recommended.
Forum: RV-14 03-01-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By Gash
Which PMAG automotive spark plug for IO-390?

I've been reading conflicting recommendations on which long reach automotive spark plug to get for the IO-390 with PMAG ignition. Is it better to use Denso IKH24 or IKH27? Does it matter? Please...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-25-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,753
Posted By Gash
I called tech support today and really didn't...

I called tech support today and really didn't expect to get Allan on the phone. But sure enough, he was there on the phone giving his legendary kind advice. What a truly class act gentleman. Allan I...
Forum: Reviews 02-25-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Gash
Great review, thanks! I use a bluetooth adapter...

Great review, thanks!

I use a bluetooth adapter that plugs into the 3.5mm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,603
Posted By Gash
Looks like this will work really well, especially...

Looks like this will work really well, especially as you approach trans sonic airspeeds! :D Reminds me of the SR-71 shock cone.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2020, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Gash
Thanks Bill for the very useful website! I...

Thanks Bill for the very useful website! I donated. Totally worth it.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-13-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By Gash
Thumbs up The Nogales airport is great! I go through there...

The Nogales airport is great! I go through there once a month when coming back from Flying Samaritan trips in Baja, Mexico. I really like the little restaurant at the FBO, the US Customs guys are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Gash
Good news for future RV-14 owners who have time...

Good news for future RV-14 owners who have time in other Vans aircraft. My insurance broker called carriers back and nudged them a bit to see if they'd drop the checkout requirement. A couple of them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Gash
Thanks Turner, I'll do an official Vans checkout...

Thanks Turner, I'll do an official Vans checkout if necessary. In the meantime, I'll have to see if a carrier would just waive the checkout requirement. I have 1500 hours in 6 different RV makes &...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Gash
RV-14A checkout needed in Arizona

Anybody know where I can get a quick RV-14A checkout in Arizona for insurance? Glad to pay in dollars (boring) or trade a full-up aerobatic flight in the Extra 330LX (not boring). Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Gash
+1 Allan always answers his phone (or one of...

+1

Allan always answers his phone (or one of the guys there), and he'll stay on the phone with you for as long as it takes. What a great guy!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Gash
Thanks Justin. Caleb emailed me the dimensions...

Thanks Justin. Caleb emailed me the dimensions today, and it was exactly what I needed for panel planning.
Forum: RV-10 02-11-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,733
Posted By Gash
Beautiful! Thanks for sharing the photography.

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing the photography.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By Gash
Garmin GPS 175 cutout dimensions?

Does anybody know the panel cutout dimensions and screw locations for the Garmin GPS 175? I only see bezel height and width on Garmin's spec page. Thanks!
Forum: RV-14 02-05-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,744
Posted By Gash
Guys, the stick and rudder work has been pretty...

Guys, the stick and rudder work has been pretty well beat to death here. I do have a question about your throttle setting though. I just want to confirm that you're throttle is idle when recovering....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-26-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,862
Posted By Gash
I have this Gerber LMF II knife...

I have this Gerber LMF II knife (https://www.amazon.com/Gerber-Infantry-Knife-Coyote-22-01463/dp/B0009JVOCA/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=gerber+lmf&qid=1580053011&sr=8-4) velcroed to my side wall within easy...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-25-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By Gash
Ask the company that powder coated your metal if...

Ask the company that powder coated your metal if the paint manufacturer has rattle can touchup paint for your color. Cardinal and LVP (and others) make touchup spray that works really well with their...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 01-09-2020, 12:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,233
Posted By Gash
Here's a video of the RV-15 prototype...

Here's a video of the RV-15 prototype (https://youtu.be/dQw4w9WgXcQ).
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-15-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By Gash
So cool! Thanks Luca.

So cool! Thanks Luca.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,048
Posted By Gash
Has anyone seen EAA or AOPA advocating on behalf...

Has anyone seen EAA or AOPA advocating on behalf of GA owners on this topic?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,397
Posted By Gash
I just had my Flyboys wingwalk tear off in flight...

I just had my Flyboys wingwalk tear off in flight last night. I was flying home in the dark (when all aircraft sounds seem to be amplified), and got a sudden loud buzzing noise. I thought, oh no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,487
Posted By Gash
I use the Garmin InReach mini. I clip it to my...

I use the Garmin InReach mini. I clip it to my belt loop with a carabiner and have it on my person at all times when flying. This way, if I ever have a forced landing and need to get away from a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,598
Posted By Gash
Yep, this is exactly what I do. Here's why: 1. ...

Yep, this is exactly what I do. Here's why:

1. Foreflight! The iPad, especially when wifi linked to your Skyview HDX, is the best and fastest way to look at the sectional or IFR charts, view...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,598
Posted By Gash
I traded a GNS-530W for a used IFD-540. I found...

I traded a GNS-530W for a used IFD-540. I found an avionics dealer in Colorado who had the IFD-540 on the shelf. I think I paid something like $6,000 for the trade up.

The nice thing was that the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,598
Posted By Gash
Not when I'm flying hard IFR :D

Not when I'm flying hard IFR :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,598
Posted By Gash
I have the HDX in my RV-7. You don't really need...

I have the HDX in my RV-7. You don't really need 2 HDX screens. That's way overkill. Save the money and buy a Garmin GTN-650 or 750 to replace that 430W. Better yet (and less expensive) is the...
Forum: RV-10 07-14-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,527
Posted By Gash
Ashley Miller is the maestro here...I (Karl) am...

Ashley Miller is the maestro here...I (Karl) am just in the group of admiring bystanders. :)
Forum: RV-10 07-13-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,527
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the detailed write up. That's a...

Thanks for the detailed write up. That's a beautiful installation! The temperature was 44 C here in Phoenix yesterday, so I always appreciate seeing how others beat the heat.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By Gash
I've been trying to search for any threads...

I've been trying to search for any threads discussing the RV-7 aft fuselage bending and ideas for reinforcing. No luck finding anything. Can anybody post link(s) here to help out? Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,916
Posted By Gash
Do you need a wingman? Where do I sign up? Best...

Do you need a wingman? Where do I sign up?

Best thread EVER.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-07-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,802
Posted By Gash
The hardest part is carefully removing the...

The hardest part is carefully removing the feathery little valve cover. After that, as long as you have the tiny wobble test fixture (available from Aircraft Spruce here...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-05-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,802
Posted By Gash
I've been using it as a salad dressing for years....

I've been using it as a salad dressing for years. It also makes a good marinade for chicken when mixed with a little worcessstterrrshirerrrerrrr sauce. My wife uses it as a hair conditioner, and even...
Forum: California 07-02-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,294
Posted By Gash
...all in good fun :) http://halie.com/ofI.jpg

...all in good fun :)

http://halie.com/ofI.jpg
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-25-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By Gash
From one F-16 pilot to another (I'm guessing from...

From one F-16 pilot to another (I'm guessing from your flap / aileron question)...I see what you're thinking, and I recommend don't do it. You need those flaps so that you can get the "Vans total...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,137
Posted By Gash
Lazze metal shaping

Speaking of an English wheel, there's a guy named Lazze who does some great YouTube videos showing his metal shaping techniques. I could watch these videos (https://youtu.be/hePmCEjDSu4) for hours.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 06-19-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,983
Posted By Gash
What a touching tribute to a great man and...

What a touching tribute to a great man and father. My condolences.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,204
Posted By Gash
I got an extra 5 knots TAS! You must have done...

I got an extra 5 knots TAS! You must have done something wrong. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By Gash
My first Oshkosh was in 1985 when I was 17-years...

My first Oshkosh was in 1985 when I was 17-years old. It's not exactly ancient Oshkosh history to some of you old farts, but it seems like eons ago to me. It literally changed the course of my life....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-02-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By Gash
Don't fly into the WX with a MX problem or you...

Don't fly into the WX with a MX problem or you might be SOL.
Forum: Safety 06-01-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,483
Posted By Gash
I fly with a Bonehead Composites helmet in my...

I fly with a Bonehead Composites helmet in my Extra. I spent a military career with an HGU brain bucketóloved itóbut have discovered that the Bonehead is lighter and lower profile, so I donít hit it...
Forum: Safety 05-29-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,413
Posted By Gash
Close Air Support (CAS) for the grunts. Lots of...

Close Air Support (CAS) for the grunts. Lots of it. You never know, you might have been one of the bros down there.
Forum: Safety 05-29-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,413
Posted By Gash
Mycool, sir, was there a question or statement in...

Mycool, sir, was there a question or statement in your post?

I can’t speak for the other contributors to this thread. But in my case, I fly in a waivered aerobatic box from surface to 5,000 AGL....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,584
Posted By Gash
Wink One small thing to add

Well there is one small thing to add: bring earplugs in case you're tied down close to the porta-potties. The slamming doors in the middle of the night get a little old.

...I keep forgetting to...
Forum: Safety 05-23-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,413
Posted By Gash
It can be done

As some of you know, I fly a lot of aerobatics. My kids have also been doing acro with me for years, and it has been a very positive experience for them. My youngest son was 8-years old when he...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 484,891
Posted By Gash
Nice pic Brian! Are you flying in the Coalinga...

Nice pic Brian! Are you flying in the Coalinga contest next week?
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