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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-02-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,907
Posted By hempy.4
Lots a fun!

Brent, you are not allowed to have that much fun without your wing man!
Skipper RV7....twoop....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-21-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,107
Posted By hempy.4
Great Pictures

Real nice report and pictures Vlad. I had flight planned the same trip for the way back from Oshkosh this year but the WX didnt work for me. Maybe next year.... Nice work!!
Skipper RV7
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,286
Posted By hempy.4
Wynkoop

There were 10 RVs at this SAA event. Thanks Vlad for posting pics of my RV7. This was the maiden voyage for a new slider canopy I built. The original one cracked. This new one is Sika'ed with no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,286
Posted By hempy.4
Hey Vlad

Thanks for comming to our SAA flyin at Wynkoop 6G4 Mt. Vernon Ohio last Saturday. Pleasure meeting you!
Skipper Yellow RV7
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,351
Posted By hempy.4
RV4 vent

The vent tube was broken completely in two - I do not know what caused this - maybe over stressed when built. Just happy I found it....
Skipper RV7
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,351
Posted By hempy.4
Broken vent tube

I had a broken fuel tank vent line in my RV4 - at the top where it makes a 180 degree turn back down....Yikes!!!
Forum: RV-12 02-08-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 235,951
Posted By hempy.4
Way to go!!

Congrats Dave!!!, nice to see another RV flying in central Ohio. If you can, fly up to DLZ tomorrow 10:00AM, we are having an RV10 wing install party!!
Forum: RV-10 11-26-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,379
Posted By hempy.4
Great Paint!!!

Fabulous news Bob!! Another RV in Central Ohio about to fly!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-15-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,716
Posted By hempy.4
Mary

Greay video Brent!!! She was grinning ear to ear! Dad is getting some gray hair. HA!
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-04-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,065
Posted By hempy.4
Chox

Tom (Chox) Webster was a great supporter of the RV family. His right seat was always occupied with a builder or RV wanna-be. Tom was a pilot for over 50 years and I learned a whole lot from this man....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-07-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,405
Posted By hempy.4
Slick 4300/6300 series SB

There is a Slick service bulletin SB3-08 for 4300/6300 series mags with serial numbers 0409XXXX through 0611XXXX. Carbon brush wear is the problem. Yes, I have one with serial #06112402. (one mag,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-03-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,962
Posted By hempy.4
Cracked Canopy

I was painting canopy skirts on my RV7 and, well, long story short, I cracked my canopy. Its a slider and the crack is above my head on the slider portion. I live within a couple hour drive of Jeff...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,913
Posted By hempy.4
Coffie at HBC

The coffie set up at HBC shower house was GREAT!!!! I am awake when it gets daylight - no place open to get coffie that early until this year. Great addition to the HBC experience!!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-11-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,608
Posted By hempy.4
Bob C.

How many degrees in temp did the 1/2" reduction yield? I need to reduce my #1 cylinder temp a little.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,028
Posted By hempy.4
Priceless

Having your son in the back seat....Priceless.....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-27-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,852
Posted By hempy.4
Up side down

This got me pumped! Im going flying tomorrow and practice!!!!
Forum: RV-4 01-30-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,562
Posted By hempy.4
Looks familiar

That RV4 looks like the one I owned for 3 years and and flew for 250 hrs. Is it 870MC? If it is, PM me.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-14-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,087
Posted By hempy.4
You got that right-

Mark O.,I would pay good money for the picture, frame it, and hang it in my office!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-08-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,008
Posted By hempy.4
Prop plug

Good call on having the prop plug pulled and inside of crank inspected. I had this AD done at my last annual when I had my RV4. The 0320B2C was a certified Lycoming out of a Robinson R22 Helicopter...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,327
Posted By hempy.4
Great News!

Glad you got it in the air Wayne!! I sure enjoyed meeting you this fall at Portsmouth and i continue to enjoy Ted Changs pictures and videos. It just doesnt get any better than that!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,869
Posted By hempy.4
Kids and airplanes!!

This is spectacular!!!! Talk about promoting GA and experimental aircraft, this is how you do it!!! Great job! Real nice facility and of course great looking RV's.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-05-2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 564,108
Posted By hempy.4
Real Nice!!!!

Congrats Brent!!! Way cool!!!!
Skipper RV4
Forum: RV-4 06-09-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,989
Posted By hempy.4
THANKS!!

I knew this was out there - just couldnt remember where it was! My friend is a A10 instructor!!!!
Forum: RV-4 06-09-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,989
Posted By hempy.4
POH RV-4

I have a friend serving in the military and when he completes his current deployment he is goin to purchase a RV4. He asked if I could send him an RV4 POH. I could scan my POH and send it, but it is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,738
Posted By hempy.4
Conical Lord Vibration Isolators

I want to upgrade my engine vibration isolators on my 1993 RV4 that has a conical 0320 B2C. The bird has 600 hrs on tach and 700 hrs hobbs and the rubber "biskets" have never been replaced, quite a...
Forum: RV-4 11-19-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,203
Posted By hempy.4
I have......

been flying my RV4 w/0320 and Catto prop for 200hrs. I find that a passenger calms the beast and I actually think it handles better with someone back there. The reason I purchased my RV4 is because I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-13-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 727
Posted By hempy.4
0320B2C

Can someone tell me if the 0320B2C in my RV4 is solid or hollow crank? The engine is first run-never been apart. My engine chart says same as B2B, B2A, B1A but with fixed prop provisions....Does...
Forum: RV-4 05-26-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,574
Posted By hempy.4
Me TWO!!

Smokey,
If you have time, please post info on your latch. I grabbed my canopy before it flew away.....lucky!!!!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-27-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,072
Posted By hempy.4
Upside down!

Gents,
You cannot bleed master cylinders if they are upside down (RV4). If your rod and spring is pointing down, take the cylinder off the rudder pedal, turn it right side up and bleed them. Should...
Forum: Propellers 01-21-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,646
Posted By hempy.4
Not a major change

My Operating Limitations say to contact the local FSDO prior to flying the aircraft after a Major Change as per FAR 21.93(a) So I called and talked to an Airworthiness Inspector. He told me that...
Forum: Propellers 01-19-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,646
Posted By hempy.4
Assemble it!

Only one way to find out! Put her together and see what happens. In my case, the spinner bowl contacted the front bulkhead before the rear bulkhead(this is a 12" spinner kit). I sanded smooth the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
ELT
Views: 1,202
Posted By hempy.4
ELT

I need a new ELT, 121.5 is good enough for me, is there any difference in the Ameri-King AK450 vs ACK E-01? Looks like $10.00 difference in cost, but which one is most popular? Thanks!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,333
Posted By hempy.4
Inspirational!

I feel good about giving my first Young Eagles rides tomorrow! Sunny 66 F here in north central Ohio - awesome!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-18-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By hempy.4
Mineral Spirits

I used low odor mineral spirits and a parts cleaning brush (paint brush).
Forum: RV-4 07-15-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 247,891
Posted By hempy.4
Congrats!

Congrats!!!! Great story! Way to keep at it!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-26-2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,093
Posted By hempy.4
SWEET!

GREAT PICTURES! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-22-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,724
Posted By hempy.4
Fuel smell in cockpit RV4

I, also, thought I was smelling to much fuel. Full tanks, high angle of attack seemed to be the worst. I was constantly checking the fuel system. In the middle of this, I replaced the fuel selector...
Forum: RV-4 05-29-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,748
Posted By hempy.4
Angry AND........

Does this safety latch alow you to open the canopy an inch or so to let cool air in while taxing......I know a dumb ____ that almost lost his RV4 canopy last weekend while adding power to taxi on...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-14-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,547
Posted By hempy.4
OK today

I couldnt get the crazy thing to pop at all today.....Volts is good at 14.4. The meter I used did not have DC amp capability. I have ordered a new 5A breaker, I think I will run a whole new circuit,...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-13-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,547
Posted By hempy.4
The 5A field

...breaker pops on STARTUP. Seems to have nothing to do with alternator load. I can taxi around with ALL day lit up like a Christmas tree and the self regulated Plane Power alt does its job....
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-13-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,547
Posted By hempy.4
Plane Power alt problem

I installed a new Plane Power 60A alternator in my RV4 and it worked flawlessly for 26 hours. Now, the 5A field breaker wants to pop upon start up. Doesnt matter if I have the alt switch on or off...
Forum: RV-4 04-27-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,209
Posted By hempy.4
It is what it is

Building is all about Family Support, Time, Money and Space (maybe not in that order for everyone). This equation IMHO means QUICK BUILD RV4, Basic VFR midtime 150HP Lycomming, Basic shiney Paint,...
Forum: RV-4 04-27-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,209
Posted By hempy.4
Loud and Clear

I hear you! I was in your same predicament 2 years ago. I got frustrated and sold my emp, wings and tools for less than half of what I had invested. (dumb) I started flying again, got my tailwheel...
Forum: RV-4 04-08-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,901
Posted By hempy.4
Nice reply!

I also have a AGM battery in my RV4. It is a Die Hard Wheelchair battery. It held up real nice over winter and even survived a lazy alternator/regulator problem.
Forum: RV-4 03-30-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,921
Posted By hempy.4
Thanks Tom & AX-O

Thanks guys - Ill go get a 25 PSI one at NAPA.
Forum: RV-4 03-30-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,921
Posted By hempy.4
PSI ????

Tom May,
What PSI did you buy?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,699
Posted By hempy.4
Cool Ram air to alternator

Guys,
I replaced my over size cowl rubbing weak output tractor alternator with a Plane Power set up from Vans - NICE! I have a 1" scat tube hanging down from the cowl inlet. What is the best way to...
Forum: RV-4 12-10-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,728
Posted By hempy.4
Thanks Smokey

Thanks for the reply!!!
Forum: RV-4 12-10-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,728
Posted By hempy.4
More on props

Smokey,
I gotta chime in here. I purchased a flying 1993 RV4, 0320 B2C 160 HP (2700 rpm) with a Bernie Warnke 72x70 wood prop (still in good condition). At 8000 ft I show 23" MP, 2700 RPM and only...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,206
Posted By hempy.4
Vans engine warmer

Anyone have experience with Vans HotStrip warmer that bonds to engine sump? Its starting to get cold here in Ohio and there is no heat in my hanger. I like the idea of just plugging it in. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2008, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By hempy.4
Thanks Tony

The pictures help alot.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By hempy.4
New wheel pants

Guys,
Im working on new wheel pants for my RV4. How about posting some builder websites that have good close up pics of wheel pants, lower faring, leg faring and upper faring. Thanks a bunch!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-16-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,524
Posted By hempy.4
Heavy RIGHT wing

OK, let me get this straight (no pun intended). My RV4 has a slightly heavy right wing, so I should squeeze the trailing edge of the left aileron-correct?
Forum: Safety 10-09-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,923
Posted By hempy.4
When to go around

When the CFI in the back set of your RV4 (that has no rear throttle) screams POWER! POWER! Thats when you go around. I will NEVER get slow and flare high again.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 958
Posted By hempy.4
Hey Chox

Tom,
Ill be at my hanger at MNN in the morning my cell is 740-389-9428 come on up!!!!!
Dan Hempy
870MC
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 958
Posted By hempy.4
Thanks Kahuna

I would like to publicly thank Mr. Kahuna for taking me up in a RV4 that I purchased a few weeks ago near Atlanta. I had flown several RV7 - 7a and RV6's but this Kahuna dude knows how to get THE...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,364
Posted By hempy.4
More owner questions

Expanding on the Operational Limitations, the RV6 I am looking to buy says "not intended for aerobatic manuvers" in the POH. What can I do to change this? I want to do loops and rolls in this...
Forum: Propellers 05-20-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 969
Posted By hempy.4
Why a 76" prop

I dont know much about props, maybe it is time to learn. The RV6 that I am looking at has an IO-320 B1A swinging a Hartzel CS 76" prop. Why did the builder choose this prop? I see other 6,s with CS...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-16-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,323
Posted By hempy.4
2-200 lb guys in a 6

Is it common for a RV6 to haul 2-200 lb guys and full fuel?
Forum: Steam Gauges 05-15-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,566
Posted By hempy.4
Thanks Pierre

Thats kinda what I was thinking, a three way valve, flip a switch that would divert vacume away from instruments. I didnt know if anyone has done this.
Thanks
Dan H.
Forum: Steam Gauges 05-15-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,566
Posted By hempy.4
Gyros and aerobatics

Im looking to purchase a flying RV6 or 6A and see that most in my price range have AI and DG vacume systems. I will probably purchase EFIS as funds allow, but initially, why cant the gyros be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By hempy.4
Question Equipment for gentleman aerobatics.

Guys,
Could someone straighten me out on the equipment needed to do loops and aileron rolls. I have finished the emp for my 7A and the wings are on a truck headed this way. So, flop tube, pressurized...
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