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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,207
Posted By dreed
Talking [QUOTE=Dan Langhout;1391490]A group of us from...

[QUOTE=Dan Langhout;1391490]A group of us from Moontown (3M5) planned a flyout Saturday down to Gulf Shores, AL (KJKA) for some seafood at LuLu’s. Problem was, the weather turned crappy in south...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-03-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By dreed
I'll take one too- let me know best way to pay.

I'll take one too- let me know best way to pay.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-02-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,575
Posted By dreed
I do the same as N40ES, donate a few times a year...

I do the same as N40ES, donate a few times a year and do 4+ times Doug's asking price. Even if I paid 10X, I feel like we are getting the best bargain in aviation. How many hours do we all spend on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,943
Posted By dreed
Lots of good stuff here already- many of which I...

Lots of good stuff here already- many of which I have done.

I'd also add-

Supertracks canopy mod if doing a 6/7/9 slider
Anti-Spat almost a 14
Control Approach Rudder pedals
Berringer nose wheel...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-24-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 1,030,337
Posted By dreed
Looking great Dave!!!!!! Starting to feel like a...

Looking great Dave!!!!!! Starting to feel like a real plane I bet.
-dan
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-22-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,398
Posted By dreed
I can see them all just fine

I can see them all just fine
Forum: Interiors 11-22-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By dreed
I am sure they could help, but the forward sudden...

I am sure they could help, but the forward sudden stop with the head still moving (and torso belted in solid) is likely the far more damaging/fatal part.In race cars this was greatly reduced by the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-21-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 1,030,337
Posted By dreed
Wings and tail first paint pics

Got these from the painter tonight-

The light in the booth is pretty bright, the base is more of a dove gray but looks white in the pics. He said they'll all get a good cut/buff/polish

Pretty...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-04-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 114,309
Posted By dreed
Looks great Jereme! Sounds like yours may have...

Looks great Jereme! Sounds like yours may have been a little easier than mine, but I am super happy to have made the switch. Nothing against the old design, but this seems much better.

I think the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-01-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 31,691
Posted By dreed
Awesome - in its natural home. Looks great!

Awesome - in its natural home. Looks great!
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-01-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,357
Posted By dreed
Hey All- I picked up the new mount late last...

Hey All-

I picked up the new mount late last week. We were able to get the old mount off and the engine pulled on the first day. The new mount and engine are back on now.

The new mount wasn't...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-31-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By dreed
Would the Hartzell Composite work?

Would the Hartzell Composite work?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,335
Posted By dreed
Hey Tom and Suzanne- Add me to the list of those...

Hey Tom and Suzanne- Add me to the list of those who was not aware, but all the best for the two of you. Go have fun!!!!
Forum: Safety 10-28-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,419
Posted By dreed
This lifehammer looks like a good alternative....

This lifehammer looks like a good alternative. Seatbelt cutter, some weight and a ceramic punch....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,000
Posted By dreed
Not on weather, but I have three cars with Sirius...

Not on weather, but I have three cars with Sirius and I have to do the call/dance every year to get anything close to reasonable.

May try and see if you pay in advance for 12 months what they'll do...
Forum: Northwest 10-25-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,161
Posted By dreed
Bill- I've got a hangar in Camas (Grove 1W1)...

Bill- I've got a hangar in Camas (Grove 1W1) which is about a 25 minute drive... but my plane is still not flying and is in currently another hangar and parts are in paint right now. I really doubt...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-24-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,357
Posted By dreed
Have it in my hot little hands (OK, back of my...

Have it in my hot little hands (OK, back of my car really). I'll post some pics tomorrow if anyone cares to see them
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-22-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,357
Posted By dreed
Good news! Got a call my undrilled mount is ready...

Good news! Got a call my undrilled mount is ready for pickup. I have to drive right be there Thursday, but I may need to find some time tomorrow to make the trip.

I'll post pics once I get it and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,596
Posted By dreed
Love these pics! Good dad!

Love these pics! Good dad!
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-16-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,357
Posted By dreed
Undrilled Larry? Do you recall when you ordered?

Undrilled Larry? Do you recall when you ordered?
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-16-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,357
Posted By dreed
Thanks Ray! It seems like far more of the drilled...

Thanks Ray! It seems like far more of the drilled mounts are arriving which is great. Those of us doing the retrofit are getting anxious :-)

Can't wait to see them in the flesh.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-16-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,357
Posted By dreed
Anyone get the undrilled new gear yet?

I spoke with Vans last week about something else and they said they're starting to arrive. I was supposedly #1 or 2 on the list, but still haven't got the call yet.

Getting antsy- just wondering if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By dreed
Awesome- Congratulations! Talk about about...

Awesome- Congratulations! Talk about about dedication

Forgive me as I've only slept about 8-9 hours in the last couple days but my first thought was that like a child from birth to 18 years old and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,753
Posted By dreed
Exactly my thought

Exactly my thought
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,101
Posted By dreed
I think there is progress being made in this...

I think there is progress being made in this area. With the newer VR stuff, you pop on the headset and you should get that immersive experience. Not sure how it'll work with interacting with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,101
Posted By dreed
I did see on the flightchops they had some gear...

I did see on the flightchops they had some gear from "realsimgear" and when I looked at their site they did have a GTN650 and 750 bezel setup along with 430/530. Not cheap ($500?) and they also has...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,101
Posted By dreed
Thanks Phil- Agree, nothing like stick time in...

Thanks Phil-

Agree, nothing like stick time in the real thing. Definitely would be used for instrument procedures and possibly some fun.

Good to hear about the flight sim 2020
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,101
Posted By dreed
Anyone use a sim at home?

Was catching up on some old Flight Chops on youtube yesterday. In one, they had put together a pretty nice sim setup and it got me thinking it might be good for me to do something similar. I am still...
Forum: RV-14 10-10-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,299
Posted By dreed
It's been a long time since I was on the emp, but...

It's been a long time since I was on the emp, but as I recall I screwed up more than a few things and made several trips down to Vans. Fast forward to the side skirts on the slider and maybe 2-3 sets...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By dreed
Not 100% sure, but when you look on their site...

Not 100% sure, but when you look on their site they still have it listed. I'll call and ask today
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By dreed
Hmm... I am pre-cut/wired for a 540 and given the...

Hmm... I am pre-cut/wired for a 540 and given the "free" Lynx L3 Transponder or the Avidyne one I may need to pull the trigger then sell the "free" stuff to recoup some of the cost.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,016
Posted By dreed
Mel- Sorry- was not my intent to infer it was...

Mel- Sorry- was not my intent to infer it was legal. Actually, from watching the video I think the guys were pushing it even if legal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,016
Posted By dreed
Wasn't there a video on here recently of someone...

Wasn't there a video on here recently of someone doing just this? Skydiver out of a 7 (may have been a 6) with the canopy removed. Can't find the link
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-08-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 672,055
Posted By dreed
Well- I am sure it was worth it!!!!

Well- I am sure it was worth it!!!!
Forum: RV-10 10-08-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,301
Posted By dreed
Echo chamber in here- but... Great story and...

Echo chamber in here- but...

Great story and that is a GREAT looking bird!

Congrats.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-08-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 569
Views: 672,055
Posted By dreed
Congratulations!!!! Beautiful airplane. Must be...

Congratulations!!!! Beautiful airplane. Must be an amazing feeling.

8 years? Wow- I am not too far behind you. What serial #? I am 581.
Forum: Propellers 10-06-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,600
Posted By dreed
Interesting- I wonder if that Hub is a lot...

Interesting- I wonder if that Hub is a lot lighter? I have the 2 blade composite Hartzell and as I recall it's just under 44 lbs (including spinner).

Surprised an extra blade would be 2lbs lighter....
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-24-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 996
Posted By dreed
I too cannot see it.

I too cannot see it.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-21-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,340
Posted By dreed
Ahh... makes sense. Thanks Ron!

Ahh... makes sense. Thanks Ron!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-21-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,340
Posted By dreed
OK, I may be showing my RV ignorance here (still...

OK, I may be showing my RV ignorance here (still building), but why would you put the bleeder on the bottom? Are you just cracking the lines at the to bleed now vs using the bleed screw? You can't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 629
Posted By dreed
Nothing really to add other than that chromed...

Nothing really to add other than that chromed spinner looks fantastic!

I've got the Hartzell composite prop and their spinner and that spinner looks easily as nice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,707
Posted By dreed
Looks like you need a shutterfly account to view...

Looks like you need a shutterfly account to view no matter what link you click
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-09-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,649
Posted By dreed
You could probably flatten that little dimple out...

You could probably flatten that little dimple out with no issue it'd likely never show.

I wouldn't worry about the drop/flex and if you are like probably everyone else on here - you'll have at...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-07-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,181
Posted By dreed
Thanks Blake! Still jealous that you'll have...

Thanks Blake!

Still jealous that you'll have your stuff soon but glad to see that people are getting the updated parts.

Mine looked like this about 2 days before they announced the new mount....
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-07-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,181
Posted By dreed
Blake- have you drilled your firewall already or...

Blake- have you drilled your firewall already or is it undrilled? If that latter I know a few people have received them already.

My engine was hanging and I had just started on the cowl when the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-06-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By dreed
big second on using scrap to verify. you can...

big second on using scrap to verify. you can check the angle and get the microstop set perfectly
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-06-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,181
Posted By dreed
Thanks all- Sorry, should have been more...

Thanks all-

Sorry, should have been more specific, but yes the new style mount/gear.

I was told a few weeks back 2-3 weeks, but called this week and they weren't able to give me an ETA. Sounds...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-06-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,181
Posted By dreed
Anyone get their new undrilled mount yet?

I can't really complain as my project set collecting dust for 10+ years, but I am running out of things to work on while I wait for the mount/gear.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-03-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,562
Posted By dreed
The ducting isn't fixed to the baffling, there is...

The ducting isn't fixed to the baffling, there is just a rubber seal that touches lightly. You can still get the wet dog shake on start/shutdown without issue.

From their description: "This kit...
Forum: California 09-02-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,390
Posted By dreed
Curious why it would matter if a taildragger? I...

Curious why it would matter if a taildragger? I installed in a 7A and I believe Alan (from Antisplat) has the mod installed in is 9A.

6'4" and plenty of room now with the Almost a 14 mod. The...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-01-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,562
Posted By dreed
<edit> Sorry, misread your original post and I am...

<edit> Sorry, misread your original post and I am no help on the FW mounted cooler.

take a look at the showplanes mount. It mounts off the engine mount on the right hand side, but you'll need to...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-01-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 672,055
Posted By dreed
Beautiful plane! Ironically, I was working on my...

Beautiful plane! Ironically, I was working on my paint scheme and I too am going with Blue and Silver and was thinking of black too. Looks great on your plane!
Forum: California 08-30-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,390
Posted By dreed
I second the Flyboy track extensions. I have both...

I second the Flyboy track extensions. I have both these and the Almost a 14 mod- both are AWESOME and I highly recommend them both for support and quality of product.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,743
Posted By dreed
Thanks for the reply Mark! good to hear...

Thanks for the reply Mark! good to hear perspective from someone who has flown a lot of hours in both. I learned to fly in TD's and love them, but chose to build a 7A. I still thinking babying the...
Forum: California 08-30-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,390
Posted By dreed
I too am 6'4" (170-180lbs depending on amount of...

I too am 6'4" (170-180lbs depending on amount of beer and running) and am building a 7A. I fit with the standard seat layout, but added the "almost a 14" kit from Anti-splat and now fit much better...
Forum: Safety 08-22-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,438
Posted By dreed
I went to some AOPA thing and one of the topics...

I went to some AOPA thing and one of the topics that was discussed was Basic Med vs. a standard medical.

I'd swear they said you had to make an appointment for the basic med sign off and it could...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,364
Posted By dreed
Garmin G5 vs. Dynon D3

Looking at the D3 and the G5 for backup. I have dual AFS 5600's and a quick panel from Advanced .

Anyone really given both a run through and think one is the clear winner? Given all the AFS...
Forum: Safety 08-21-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,438
Posted By dreed
I live in the PNW so with Canada so close I need...

I live in the PNW so with Canada so close I need at least a 3rd but do 2nd (used to do 1st but my AME quit doing first class since he's in his 80's- cool dude though, former Navy F-4 driver from...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-20-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,782
Posted By dreed
E.D- I am far from an expert in the RV12 arena,...

E.D- I am far from an expert in the RV12 arena, but give Advanced a call. They do beautiful work on their quick panels and you can pick and chose what you want in both Dynon and the AFS stuff....
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-15-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By dreed
Thanks to you both! That is perfect

Thanks to you both! That is perfect
Forum: RV-3 08-14-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,231
Posted By dreed
Super cool! Congrats!

Super cool! Congrats!
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-14-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,299
Posted By dreed
Tom- Had he already drilled or was his an un...

Tom-

Had he already drilled or was his an un drilled firewall?

Getting a little anxious to get mine for my already drilled FW.

Would love to see some more pics if you could share :-)
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