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Forum: Interiors 08-13-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By scard
Yep!!! Tanya and I have been "ars in seat" for...

Yep!!! Tanya and I have been "ars in seat" for extremely long days, like 13+, for over a decade and have always been amazed at how we have never, not for a moment, complained that "my ars hurts"... ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 58,277
Posted By scard
Whooop!!! We marvel at that airfoil up high...

Whooop!!!
We marvel at that airfoil up high sucking O2 on the way to/from to the next adventure.
Forum: RV-10 08-12-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By scard
Moral of the story.... Never sell a tool......

Moral of the story....

Never sell a tool... unless it is to make space for a bigger better replacement :).
Forum: Safety 08-11-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,624
Posted By scard
Exactly the same for us the last few years. ...

Exactly the same for us the last few years. LiveATC in an earbud while sitting elsewhere, timing our pounce before the rest of the crowd wherever we're parked (FLD), has worked well so far. Rumors...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-08-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By scard
You can't have mine. I refuse to be an enabler...

You can't have mine. I refuse to be an enabler :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,340
Posted By scard
I have 2 large tanks cascaded and once in a while...

I have 2 large tanks cascaded and once in a while wish for a third (owned), but the refill cost is so dirt cheap I haven't messed with the 3rd tank.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,146
Posted By scard
Guy, IN, if we can tour your day job hardware......

Guy,
IN, if we can tour your day job hardware... :).
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,926
Posted By scard
TC spent the last week at OSH eyeing and...

TC spent the last week at OSH eyeing and analyzing a -14 build while I was just enjoying the cool weather and relaxing. She was doing critical analysis at the campsite... I think the conclusion was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,340
Posted By scard
Aye. We've only been sucking the custom O2 in...

Aye. We've only been sucking the custom O2 in the airplane for a little over a decade. Not dead yet. Dirt cheap.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,146
Posted By scard
I can hear TC when she reads this at a later...

I can hear TC when she reads this at a later date. "Spaceport what?" But did someone say "Albuquerque Balloon fiesta" <ears up, leans forward with head tilted>
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,201
Posted By scard
"...Turn left. The field is closed for an RV...

"...Turn left. The field is closed for an RV mass arrival." !!!!!!! Wow, solution / problem? No reason in the world that they should have closed the field, but if that is how it is going to go,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,967
Posted By scard
Man, it was painful walking through your tiedowns...

Man, it was painful walking through your tiedowns / camp site every day. I'm glad you made it home.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 34,493
Posted By scard
I haven't said a whole lot here, but I just have...

I haven't said a whole lot here, but I just have to say that "EAA Board" is most certainly listening, because we have Board members that come seek us out for the express purpose to listen every year....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,967
Posted By scard
Whoop!! Slept in our own bed last night, (like a...

Whoop!! Slept in our own bed last night, (like a rock). We spent some splendid hours at 16.5k' just watching the miles fly by, burning only a drop of fuel at a time. Boy, that -9 wing.. Some RV...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 34,493
Posted By scard
This is what Iíve been saying. Iíve yet to find...

This is what Iíve been saying. Iíve yet to find an RV driver that agrees.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,457
Posted By scard
Yeah, that. RV time equates to capability to go...

Yeah, that. RV time equates to capability to go half way around the country to get where you want to go. Done that many times. "...3hr flight perfectly executed in 12hrs of flying... landing the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,302
Posted By scard
Brian, don't give up. You don't "have to" get...

Brian, don't give up. You don't "have to" get there on Sat... I've been so heads down at work all week, I haven't had a chance to look at weather, and I don't even care. Came home tonight and TC...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 662
Posted By scard
Ready, Set, ...

OSH!

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-hDnhDvS/0/a548762a/L/i-hDnhDvS-L.jpg

Just in case you wanted to pick out...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-14-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By scard
Thanks Sam, that made my day :).

Thanks Sam, that made my day :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,495
Posted By scard
Oh my, I think Tanya might say the same about me...

Oh my, I think Tanya might say the same about me :). I guess I should check "MY" shipping tote to make sure I'm not over gross.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,495
Posted By scard
We don't ship anything that we can't do without...

We don't ship anything that we can't do without the first day. Everything else is replaceable at Target with a credit card.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,495
Posted By scard
YEP! Looks Very familiar. SOP here. Our...

YEP! Looks Very familiar. SOP here. Our buckets are being packed too.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-08-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,505
Posted By scard
Thanks for the report Pete. We're tracking...

Thanks for the report Pete. We're tracking similarly, except, you're cleaner, faster, and fewer cylinder gyrations than we are.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,083
Posted By scard
"Field Replaceable Unit"

"Field Replaceable Unit"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,683
Posted By scard
Forward upper edge.

Forward upper edge.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-23-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,089
Posted By scard
Yes, they have broken before. It is a simple...

Yes, they have broken before. It is a simple piece of stainless tubing, easily fabricated in a few minutes after you source the tubing... from Vetterman Exhaust if you like :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By scard
My butt and back hurt just thinking about it :).

My butt and back hurt just thinking about it :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By scard
Yeah, what "they" said :).

Yeah, what "they" said :).
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,015
Posted By scard
That is super! You sure showed up and got with...

That is super! You sure showed up and got with it. Congrats.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,552
Posted By scard
Yes! The "innovation" is amazing. Allan, dude,...

Yes! The "innovation" is amazing.

Allan, dude, really?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,294
Posted By scard
Our airplane flies with two very active pilots. ...

Our airplane flies with two very active pilots. On one side is a QT Halo, the other side is a Clarity Aloft, for the last 1900hrs... I've made this comparison in posts in years past. (search). We...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By scard
Hmm, that just sounds like a good ol' fashion...

Hmm, that just sounds like a good ol' fashion good time.... We've been flying some of the same airshows, shooting the... for the past few years.
Forum: RV-14 05-22-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By scard
And here is why one might consider the value of a...

And here is why one might consider the value of a stainless version after "a little" time in service. The spring is darn near "oxidized"...
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By scard
That is a NPT thread. Study the available...

That is a NPT thread. Study the available materials for it's properties, features, behaviors and expectations.

Bill's guidance doesn't need my concurrence :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,504
Posted By scard
If I forget something, I'm making a b-line for...

If I forget something, I'm making a b-line for Karl's tent! He has stuff on his list TWICE.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,542
Posted By scard
Get on with it! The world is your oyster :).

Get on with it! The world is your oyster :).
Forum: Tools 05-16-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,503
Posted By scard
< If Dan is going to get serious > Hmm, me too. ...

< If Dan is going to get serious >

Hmm, me too. But, "He who dies with ... wins." I don't look for excuses, for I spend a lot of time seeking forgiveness :).

I promise, you WILL find an...
Forum: RV-14 05-13-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By scard
Hmm, kinda' like air bags on a pinto with a pair...

Hmm, kinda' like air bags on a pinto with a pair of 16" sub woofers in the back...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,738
Posted By scard
...and, if I squint really hard, they might be...

...and, if I squint really hard, they might be sitting in my original wing stand :).
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-10-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,235
Posted By scard
To revive the conversation... So, Brian, what did...

To revive the conversation...
So, Brian, what did you find? Anything? You started this because you thought you might be seeing the beginnings of a sticking valve.

When cold, we're noticing one...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-09-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By scard
Just for...

Just for...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-09-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By scard
What exactly are you looking for? I have an...

What exactly are you looking for? I have an original 9A uncut panel and an untouched F-6103 OVSZ in the shop right now.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,517
Posted By scard
This sounds like a fear based topic. Nervous...

This sounds like a fear based topic. Nervous pilots? There will be other airplanes within sight. Even at ATW. Solve that at home in many ways.

Mission objective is KOSH with your "showplane". ...
Forum: RV-14 05-05-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,109
Posted By scard
Most of that. Thanks Mike. Personally, I would...

Most of that. Thanks Mike.
Personally, I would have expelled only one four letter word, then just picked it up off the floor and continued executing with the "new", "untested", "experimental" part,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,997
Posted By scard
There was another hat sighting this morning in...

There was another hat sighting this morning in the great North West. And many thanks to fellow RV driver / builder and DAR from Oregon, Gary Brown. He is a class act if you are working on an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,009
Posted By scard
You guys are getting me all excited! I think...

You guys are getting me all excited!

I think next time I get the 1.5hr taxi around 27, I'll stop mid way somewhere to chat with a nice young lad that wants me to taxi faster. Maybe offer HIM a...
Forum: Safety 04-26-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,371
Posted By scard
Yep. That was a hot topic in our household as we...

Yep. That was a hot topic in our household as we rely on each other to maintain instrument currency.
Forum: Safety 04-26-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,371
Posted By scard
Being able to legally act as safety pilot?

Being able to legally act as safety pilot?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,364
Posted By scard
I'm just not going to worry about exactly when we...

I'm just not going to worry about exactly when we get there. I know Jeff will find a place to stick my airplane and tent. If you try to too carefully engineer your Oshkosh experience, you'll surely...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,294
Posted By scard
Hold the phone! Who is slacking around here? I...

Hold the phone! Who is slacking around here? I did a search and found nothing...

WOO, HOO!! Oshkosh 2018 is coming! It is all "official" because the 2018 notam is here :...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By scard
I'll see your carpet tape, and raise you some...

I'll see your carpet tape, and raise you some masking tape and superglue :). (thinner firmer stackup)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,987
Posted By scard
Hey now, you aren't going to get rid of me that...

Hey now, you aren't going to get rid of me that easy. The RH stick is the most important one...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,987
Posted By scard
All those fancy A/P CWS/Disconnect and radio...

All those fancy A/P CWS/Disconnect and radio flip/flop (are you kidding me!) switches that the smart *** builder of my -9 installed over a decade ago have long since been broken off flush with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By scard
"...expensive magic water." Love it. After doing...

"...expensive magic water." Love it.
After doing the acid etch / alodine dance on our whole -9 project, I swore never again. So I ended up doing Prekote on a good chunk of the -8 project. "Self,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By scard
You're local plastic supplier? A little chunk of...

You're local plastic supplier? A little chunk of UHMW and 30min will take you far.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-21-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,656
Posted By scard
... Or you could really step out and burn a few...

... Or you could really step out and burn a few months to setup :). But first you have to figure out how to move 6000# of steel. Air Skates baby!

Anyway, some of my first airplane...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-19-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,883
Posted By scard
Rustoleum rattle can gray. 11yrs 2000hrs Still...

Rustoleum rattle can gray. 11yrs 2000hrs Still looks surprisingly good.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-16-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,865
Posted By scard
It is Monday for us workin' folk, which means,...

It is Monday for us workin' folk, which means, after hours, I'll see just how far I can make this putter drive :).
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-16-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,865
Posted By scard
Oh, the horror, "with a good steel rule". Tell...

Oh, the horror, "with a good steel rule". Tell me it ain't so!

I'm starting to deliver reverse engineered dimensions to 5 decimal places these days with the appropriate $$$$ attached. THEN the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By scard
For building an RV? Unless you are going further...

For building an RV? Unless you are going further than 500' with 1/4" hose, NO. It doesn't matter.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 133,748
Posted By scard
Steve, you need to get out from behind the...

Steve, you need to get out from behind the computer and fly more. That carpet isn't supposed to look like the living room floor. Ask my airplane if you don't believe me :).
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-12-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,055
Posted By scard
Holy cow! I don't think I've ever seen Taco with...

Holy cow! I don't think I've ever seen Taco with actual shoes on. I bet he walks funny. His backup flip-flops must have had a blowout!
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