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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,246
Posted By snoop9erdog
Sweet

Very nice. Love both of those sweet paint jobs!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-10-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By snoop9erdog
My experience

Jayhawk Reflex,

I mixed up west systems 105/206 and brushed onto the seam a 1" glass tape (very smooth) over the seam. Worked great. Then came back 24 hrs later and mixed up another batch of epoxy...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-10-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By snoop9erdog
Feedback

Ok after installing a thin fiberglass strip over the rudder tip joint (fiberglass to aluminum), then applying a thin layer of 410 microlight and sanding..........

If I were to do it over. I...
Forum: ADS-B 08-02-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By snoop9erdog
Extra Antenna though

Correct me if I'm wrong but timberwolfs solution is a good one (35R instead of 45R), but if you go that route it requires a gdl of some some sort later on down the road for IN as well as another hole...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,137
Posted By snoop9erdog
Pack only the necessities dependant upon the...

Pack only the necessities dependant upon the mission and my Sig Sauer 9mm.
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-16-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By snoop9erdog
Stein RV9?

ALagonia......your new 9 wouldn't by chance be the clown/multicolored painted RV9 owned by the Stein's would it?

Congrats on your new 9. Let us know what you think of it.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-11-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By snoop9erdog
10-4

Appreciate the comments. I like Bills approach of just filling in the pull fasteners. I have a couple seams though that don't fit flush and down and pillow slightly which bugs me...so gonna have to...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-11-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By snoop9erdog
To micro the fairing seems and pull fasteners or not

All,

What is the consensus....to add a layer of peel ply and then micro slurry over the fiberglass fairing joint/seems and pull fasteners or get the fit as tight as you can and forgo the...
Forum: Safety 06-06-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,432
Posted By snoop9erdog
Perfect

10-4 Vic thanks. That's what I've been doing
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,997
Posted By snoop9erdog
What next

RTW..... Canadian and Alaska tour

5000 hrs, impressive.

One day I would like to hop down into South America and do a Brazil tour.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-05-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,249
Posted By snoop9erdog
Awesome

Congrats! Enjoy.
Forum: Safety 06-05-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,432
Posted By snoop9erdog
Experts chime in please

Ok so reading this thread I've now heard both to torque the jam nuts and then to just tighten them. Which is it?

I'm under the camp of gettinga tight snug tightening then applying torque paint to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,126
Posted By snoop9erdog
Can't wait

Looking forward to this.... currently reading the Garmin Installation manual to be better prepared.

Really looking forward to the hands on and developing the skills to comfortably wire my complete...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By snoop9erdog
Pictures

Any photos?
Forum: West (and Southwest) 05-19-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,455
Posted By snoop9erdog
Me too

Like Ryan, Count me in too on any correspondence, etc.....Finishing stage of RV9

NE AZ
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-17-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,968
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thumbs up G3X Experimental Avionics Class Update

In case anybody is interested:

Apologies for the delay on this, we have set July 18-20 as the next course dates. Here is the link for information and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thx Jake......do you have any photos?

Thx Jake......do you have any photos?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By snoop9erdog
Artex 345 ELT Whip Antenna placement

What are you all doing for the Artex ELT antenna as far as installation goes? I believe it's intended to be mounted exterior on top of the aft fuselage behind the canopy......or are people mounting...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-05-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,968
Posted By snoop9erdog
I want to attend

Anybody from Garmin or AEA know when this will be offered again in 2018. I checked their website, but indicated TBA. I have a an email in to find out. If I hear anything I will post update.
Forum: Rocket 02-01-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,144
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thumbs up Nice

Fitz,

I have a couple of questions (maybe dumb ones) as I have essentially the same Garmin components...all but I will probably use the ADSB newer transponder.

As far as functionality with your...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-21-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,904
Posted By snoop9erdog
Excellent

Congrats Scott! Great motivation
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,900
Posted By snoop9erdog
I must admit though....I'm puzzled. In your...

I must admit though....I'm puzzled. In your signature, you have an 8 in progress, but you are are asking about a 7 or 9? Are changing?

I think a carbon cub would be fantastic....until you have to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,900
Posted By snoop9erdog
Talking You guys are great

Well I knew I was headed to forbidden territory with the the tailwheel comment. Serves me right.

But....mission accomplished. I managed to get Captain Avgas to chime in. Nowadays, That's a rare...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,900
Posted By snoop9erdog
Tailwheel

Regardless of the model or the performance numbers.

Ditch the pole vault nosewheel design and be a real man.

Put the little wheel in the back;)...I changed my mind on my build to tailwheel. Hope...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By snoop9erdog
GRATITUDE

Awesome. Thanks for this post Bryan. It did me good to read it. Couldn't agree more.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-06-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,027
Posted By snoop9erdog
Garmin I've been a good boy (kinda)

How about it...anybody?

Garmin?

How about that Promo get extended another year........?
Forum: RV-14 11-14-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,075
Posted By snoop9erdog
WD-40

Scott is right. WD-40 is not a lubricant. It is a solvent
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-14-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,027
Posted By snoop9erdog
Garmin G3X & GTN 625 deal in 2018?

Does anybody know if Garmin will be continuing this deal (GTN 625 for half price with purchase of G3X) into 2018?

I tried to get an answer by asking the Garmin reps directly but got the usual...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-01-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By snoop9erdog
Forward Stick Authority on RV9 Tailwheel

Since we currently have this thread for the RV6.....it got me thinking about how the 9 drivers (few I know) handle their takeoffs.

A few years back Bruce gave me a ride in his 9 and I remember him...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,444
Posted By snoop9erdog
G's

Probably some dem g forces
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-10-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By snoop9erdog
Lightening holes in Fwd Fuse Ribs?

Would it be a no-no to put lightening holes in a slider fwd fuselage ribs F-7107-L/R for structural reasons?

Anybody do this? They are in the tip up but not slider. ??
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-30-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By snoop9erdog
not possible in an 8

Not too long ago there was a discussion on FB about the transition from nose to tailwheel and I believe experienced 8 jocks said it is not possible. Look into to verify though...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-29-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,139
Posted By snoop9erdog
Coupon Didn't work

Hi Blake,

I tried the OSH10 coupon, but then when applied it said it wasn't valid...??

Let me know....trying to give you some more business.

Thx,
Forum: Propellers 08-24-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,354
Posted By snoop9erdog
1025 lbs! Wow, Congrats Al. That will be a nice...

1025 lbs! Wow, Congrats Al. That will be a nice flying bird.

Good info Mark.....and you have a sharp looking 9. Love the paint.

My L2A has the lightest dry weight of all the IO360's at 278lbs. ...
Forum: Propellers 08-23-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,354
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thanks Derek......I'm building the 9 Tail wheel ....

Thanks Derek......I'm building the 9 Tail wheel . But there have been quite a few 9's with the lighter composite props. Would like to keep as much baggage payload as possible.
Forum: Propellers 08-23-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,354
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thanks for the info. Other questions....did you...

Thanks for the info. Other questions....did you go with the wood/composite spinner option from vans? What fits best with your prop?

do they make the dampener with different weights?
Forum: Propellers 08-23-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,354
Posted By snoop9erdog
Catto vs. Sensinich ground Adjustable

(Jrskygod My experience is like Bruces above except no repairs needed. After trying a 3 blade Catto, and the Sensenich metal I like this one the best. My plane is a bit faster because of the little...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-22-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 123,630
Posted By snoop9erdog
Great Stuff

I'm in too Scott. Your comments make me chuckle and I love the photos and the journey you are on. God speed.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-01-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By snoop9erdog
http://s1266.photobucket.com/user/ekavila1/library...

http://s1266.photobucket.com/user/ekavila1/library/
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-01-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By snoop9erdog
Rod End Bearing Corrosion

In a previous life I lived in central FL where I had stored my bearings...fast forward a few years back in a dry climate and this is what I have found....damage had already been done. Question: Is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By snoop9erdog
Would love to stop by

Rockwood....I'll give you a at least ba few hours heads up when we are coming through. Getting ready for canopy...I'll pick your brain a little.....
Appreciate it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By snoop9erdog
Coming from Vans the week of August 7th OR to AZ

I will be picking up my finish kit by uhaul around the 11th ,12th, and 13th. Route will be Portland, Boise, Salt Lake, Moab, Cortez, through the Rez then to St. John's, AZ.
Anybody need me to pick...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By snoop9erdog
Rivet size

I just did this....used AN470AD4-5, but I also riveted in a .032 doubler on the inside of the skin, so a -4 may be ok in the areas without the bulkhead.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thx for the input Alex. I think I will just use...

Thx for the input Alex. I think I will just use what I have and it will be fine. Like you did.

Would be interesting to see how many builders actually install the proven Horton SS film/sandwich FW...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By snoop9erdog
Our plans call out aluminum rivets in the...

Our plans call out aluminum rivets in the firewall.......I doubt that the majority (if any) have upgraded their fasteners/rivets to stainless material.

Dan H does have some excellent firewall...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By snoop9erdog
Vent TG-10

All,

A while back I purchased the Aluminum version of the SS Vent TG-10 at a reduced price and a good deal and have fabricated an arm for the cable, fitted to my firewall, ready to install, but...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-11-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 72,718
Posted By snoop9erdog
Comm toggle

Steve,

If I opt for the panel mount GTR 200 (built in 2 place audio) and then a second remote comm GTR 20......will I be able to toggle back and forth on the g3x screen between Comm1 and Comm2? Or...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 05-18-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,060
Posted By snoop9erdog
Sorry for your loss Dave....in my prayers

Sorry for your loss Dave....in my prayers
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-08-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,913
Posted By snoop9erdog
Condolences

Sorry for your loss Doug. Your family is in our prayers.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-01-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,277
Posted By snoop9erdog
SJN

Paul,

Next time your in my hood give me a shout and i'll have you inspect the 9. The offer still stands for some good old fasion mexican food too.:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 143,081
Posted By snoop9erdog
Tom Check your PM's

Tom,

I'm also ready for a 9 when you geter done:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,019
Posted By snoop9erdog
Good on you Pat! I wish you the best. For the...

Good on you Pat! I wish you the best.

For the very reason your CFI explained above....and the fact that I want the taildragger chllenge....I have decided to put the little wheel in the back.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-16-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 61,006
Posted By snoop9erdog
Too thin of material for PWHT

Not to speak for Russ...but the thicknes of the 4130 plate and tube that is being joined is too thin to need the stress relief. Typically with carbon and alloy steels, a nominal thickness wall...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-04-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,080
Posted By snoop9erdog
Fair enough Darwin.....we won't give out our...

Fair enough Darwin.....we won't give out our secrets up north here either:D

I'm assuming Jason was flying a 9. Cool Video.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-03-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,080
Posted By snoop9erdog
9?

Jason is that a 9 you are flying?

Are the strips on the sectional?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,412
Posted By snoop9erdog
Correct Jay, for best results the weld area neds...

Correct Jay, for best results the weld area neds to be cleaned and clear of paint, coatings, etc. Keep in mind that you are only going to discover surface irregularities/cracks and not penetration...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,412
Posted By snoop9erdog
Yes

Dave, your correct....70ksi failure.

It also appears to be the tailspring from van's as a few have mentioned. This weldment may have been the unlucky lemon out of thousands of tailsprings? Let's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,412
Posted By snoop9erdog
Oops

Based on the photos/visual inspection it looks as if it was a lack of weld penetration. I'm assuming that the material is 4130 chromoly? Correct me if wrong, but it looks like a Bell.

With...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 30,095
Posted By snoop9erdog
Disimilar metals

Allan,

What is your recomendation to coat the new bracket with to avoid any dissimilar metal issues between the AL and SS? Is there a specific reason you went with 301 SS rather than a Chromoly...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-03-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,667
Posted By snoop9erdog
Brian, I know exactly what you are talking...

Brian,

I know exactly what you are talking about...Bruce took me up in "catalina" a few months ago when I was undecided about whether to go taildragger or 9A. I thought visibility was still good in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,847
Posted By snoop9erdog
Piece of cake

Greg,

Congrats!

Most people give us strange and dirty looks when our family goes somewhere, because I have 5 and one more on the way!:eek:

Wouldn't trade any one of them for a pile of gold. It's...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-30-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 61,006
Posted By snoop9erdog
Combination

The steps arent failing because of the occasional load that is being applied by people entering the cabin. I believe it is a combination of the high frequency vibration that eventually causes the...
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