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Forum: RV-12 Yesterday, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By Dave12
Canít wait to see this one!

Canít wait to see this one!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-14-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 133,586
Posted By Dave12
You have a looong flight to Belfast.

You have a looong flight to Belfast.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-13-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By Dave12
Located at spitfire?

Located at spitfire?
Forum: RV-12 09-08-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Dave12
If you remove your fairings and the mounting...

If you remove your fairings and the mounting brackets then assemble them on a workbench, you will see a large hole on the outboard bracket. If you transfer/matchdrill that hole through the front...
Forum: RV-12 09-08-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,297
Posted By Dave12
Governor Valcikís pump took a short vacay one...

Governor Valcikís pump took a short vacay one time and a smack with a hammer did the trick. He got a month or so out of it. Canít begin to remember all of the starters that I have overhauled with a...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-07-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,394
Posted By Dave12
Checking the prop flange runout with a dial...

Checking the prop flange runout with a dial indicator is only one consideration when you deal with a prop strike. It will tell you if the crank was bent during the strike. Does it tell if it...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-07-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,394
Posted By Dave12
Agreed. Might make a nice core.......then...

Agreed. Might make a nice core.......then again, maybe not.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,703
Posted By Dave12
The 12ist prototype is a stunning and almost...

The 12ist prototype is a stunning and almost flawless airplane. I say ďalmost ď because there might be a slight flaw in it, but I sure didnít see it. Vanís has a real good crew working on this.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-28-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By Dave12
Yea Russ, have you decided about Maine?

Yea Russ, have you decided about Maine?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-23-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,964
Posted By Dave12
Check pmís

Check pmís
Forum: RV-12 08-06-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,177
Posted By Dave12
Check your pmís

Check your pmís
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-06-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,960
Posted By Dave12
Rob, I think you are going to get a visit! The...

Rob, I think you are going to get a visit! The wheels are turning. Two weeks ago at Kosh, my buddies Skunk, Tonto and I shared a picnic table in front of one of the food venues with two Aussie...
Forum: RV-12 08-01-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By Dave12
I knew the governor could not resist. The...

I knew the governor could not resist. The question is, will it make the front page? It appears that Vlad knows what happened to his fuel. Good job Mike!
Forum: RV-12 07-09-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,196
Posted By Dave12
Filled rivet heads

Does anyone remember what Geico (Larry Geiger) used to fill the rivet heads on the Rv12 he built?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-01-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,852
Posted By Dave12
No doubt about it, you drink good whiskey!

No doubt about it, you drink good whiskey!
Forum: RV-12 06-25-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,214
Posted By Dave12
If you follow the manual, take your time and use...

If you follow the manual, take your time and use some care you should have a good lay up. Stay away from the Viking part. It will never look as good as a good lay up. You can tell the canopies...
Forum: RV-12 06-24-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,003
Posted By Dave12
I donít think they are worried.

I donít think they are worried.
Forum: RV-12 06-21-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,003
Posted By Dave12
I have seen it and itís a fine airplane!

I have seen it and itís a fine airplane!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,066
Posted By Dave12
This man is always eating! How does he stay so...

This man is always eating! How does he stay so slim? Excellent taste in whiskey!!
Forum: RV-12 06-12-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,177
Posted By Dave12
My daughter bought a set from Vanís and they are...

My daughter bought a set from Vanís and they are very well built and an excellent design.
Forum: RV-12 06-07-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,814
Posted By Dave12
Steve, that is a beautiful 12.

Steve, that is a beautiful 12.
Forum: RV-12 06-03-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,461
Posted By Dave12
No one loses with Joe! Never bet against his...

No one loses with Joe! Never bet against his advice.
Forum: RV-12 05-26-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,788
Posted By Dave12
Talk to TonyT. He replaced his D180 and is an...

Talk to TonyT. He replaced his D180 and is an expert regarding the swap.
Forum: RV-12 05-20-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,391
Posted By Dave12
Good thought food Joe.

Good thought food Joe.
Forum: RV-12 05-16-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,256
Posted By Dave12
I know, you are speechless. We tried to get you...

I know, you are speechless. We tried to get you to go!
Forum: RV-12 05-16-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,256
Posted By Dave12
No collusion with the Russian controller other...

No collusion with the Russian controller other than to be the 1st 12ís to land on the uncharted secret strip. Yes, russki is a man of many talents.
Forum: RV-12 05-13-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By Dave12
I have built several 12ís and I donít know...

I have built several 12ís and I donít know anything about bending the longerons down, but they do get bent inward several degrees to mate up to the taper of the tailcone. Make sure you follow the...
Forum: RV-12 05-02-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,811
Posted By Dave12
Itís a shame you donít know Brentís buddy.

Itís a shame you donít know Brentís buddy.
Forum: RV-12 04-30-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,811
Posted By Dave12
If itís who I think it is, all that great...

If itís who I think it is, all that great equipment is in his basement. Impressive!
Forum: RV-12 04-29-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,811
Posted By Dave12
I donít think that one wil break pal! Obviously...

I donít think that one wil break pal! Obviously this is the gent you were telling us about?
Forum: Safety 04-21-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,761
Posted By Dave12
Donít go there!

Donít go there!
Forum: Safety 04-19-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,761
Posted By Dave12
Good find Dan.

Good find Dan.
Forum: RV-10 04-16-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 369,374
Posted By Dave12
No, but I thought I was. A truly beautiful panel!

No, but I thought I was. A truly beautiful panel!
Forum: RV-12 04-03-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,298
Posted By Dave12
I am not taking anything away from Jollyís...

I am not taking anything away from Jollyís expertise and experience in the Rotax area, but F-1ís advice works fine. There are many of us using the John Deere regulator ( in my case, a amazon $20...
Forum: RV-12 03-25-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,811
Posted By Dave12
Never balanced eh?

Never balanced eh?
Forum: RV-12 03-21-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,713
Posted By Dave12
I have had 6 failures in two different 12ís and...

I have had 6 failures in two different 12ís and in each case, the failure was at start up. It seems to me that the voltage did go to about 19 volts or so. Same exact scenario with the Ducati and...
Forum: RV-12 03-21-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,713
Posted By Dave12
You can buy what appears to be the same regulator...

You can buy what appears to be the same regulator on Amazon for about $20 or so. I usually get 125-150 hours out of one with a small cooling fan blowing on the cooling fins. I always carry a spare...
Forum: RV-12 03-19-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 34,363
Posted By Dave12
Might just be implied.

Might just be implied.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-12-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,105
Posted By Dave12
I am sure he stole it from the air czar.

I am sure he stole it from the air czar.
Forum: RV-12 03-09-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,063
Posted By Dave12
Itís just a placard.

Itís just a placard.
Forum: RV-12 03-07-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By Dave12
John Bender was looking for a D180 control panel.

John Bender was looking for a D180 control panel.
Forum: RV-12 03-02-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 34,363
Posted By Dave12
Iíve done two so far and did not loosen the...

Iíve done two so far and did not loosen the cables. Using the table, you might have to nudge the hs a little up or down when installing but works well and keeps the fuselage from getting scratched. ...
Forum: RV-12 03-02-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 34,363
Posted By Dave12
Wow, those guys are fast!

Wow, those guys are fast!
Forum: RV-12 02-23-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 34,363
Posted By Dave12
Joe, check your pmís.

Joe, check your pmís.
Forum: RV-12 02-19-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,047
Posted By Dave12
Inquiring minds would like to know what really...

Inquiring minds would like to know what really happened?
Forum: Midwest 02-15-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,539
Posted By Dave12
Itís just a weekend in the life of Vlad.

Itís just a weekend in the life of Vlad.
Forum: RV-12 01-24-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,383
Posted By Dave12
Four years ago I sold a 12 that I built from kits...

Four years ago I sold a 12 that I built from kits purchased from Vans. IMO This was a tastefully appointed airplane and was registered Elsa. The first person that looked at it, paid my price (which...
Forum: RV-12 01-23-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,725
Posted By Dave12
Hey John, do you want another one?

Hey John, do you want another one?
Forum: RV-12 01-18-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,937
Posted By Dave12
Tom and Steve, I sure wouldnít want you guys to...

Tom and Steve,
I sure wouldnít want you guys to think this quote is widely believed! For those of us who built our airplanes and benefited from your various kits such as the stainless brake lines,...
Forum: RV-12 01-01-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,494
Posted By Dave12
Happy New Year Governor! One of your many...

Happy New Year Governor!
One of your many lieutenants.
Forum: RV-12 12-25-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,458
Posted By Dave12
Personally, I donít think the 12 is a very good...

Personally, I donít think the 12 is a very good training platform for instrument training . I know, here it comes. Just my opinion based on experience.
Forum: RV-12 12-13-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,804
Posted By Dave12
Rich, pm sent.

Rich, pm sent.
Forum: RV-12 12-10-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,804
Posted By Dave12
Governor Valcik had a pitot tube failure. I...

Governor Valcik had a pitot tube failure. I think it was in the area of the hub. I am sure he or one of his staff will comment soon.
Forum: RV-12 12-06-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,119
Posted By Dave12
This kit that Steve sells is a must have.

This kit that Steve sells is a must have.
Forum: RV-12 11-24-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,021
Posted By Dave12
Jeff, check pmís.

Jeff, check pmís.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-15-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,852
Posted By Dave12
RVís and S.O.B.ís. (Some other brand)

RVís and S.O.B.ís. (Some other brand)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-13-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,838
Posted By Dave12
Hey pal, bring me that bolt. I know the man for...

Hey pal, bring me that bolt. I know the man for the job.
Forum: RV-12 11-07-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,577
Posted By Dave12
Still trying to figure out who is kidding who?

Still trying to figure out who is kidding who?
Forum: RV-12 11-05-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,842
Posted By Dave12
Any pictures?

Any pictures?
Forum: RV-12 10-23-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By Dave12
Check pm's.

Check pm's.
Forum: RV-12 10-22-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,298
Posted By Dave12
Did the same thing a year ago/150 hrs. . I used...

Did the same thing a year ago/150 hrs. . I used a 30$ amazon clone and a two inch cooling fan that cost about 4$. The power come right off the hot terminal on the regulator. Switched by the...
Forum: RV-12 09-24-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,222
Posted By Dave12
I have been using the alternative Amazon...

I have been using the alternative Amazon regulator for 100 hrs. with a small 2 inch wide fan blowing directly on the fins also. It is working great. I just piggybacked the hot wire for the fan to...
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