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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-24-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By scrollF4
The VAF search function is your friend

Searching VAF post titles for “targa” yielded this list of helpful posts:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/search.php?searchid=36415248
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-23-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By scrollF4
Thanks everyone. Jarhead offered up some O2 at...

Thanks everyone. Jarhead offered up some O2 at his Hicks hooch. Just gotta be sure the fittings are compatible.

Larry,
Rhinos Rule!

Aggie,
You're missing some great FFI work.

Rob O,
Say hi to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-22-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By scrollF4
Oxygen refills near NW Regional 52F

Gang,
Whereís the best place to refill breathing O2 bottles near NW Regional Airport 52F, Roanoke TX?
Forum: ADS-B 08-20-2018, 03:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,099
Posted By scrollF4
Locking down the thread

Gang,
DR locked a similar thread about this lawsuit because he canít accommodate uninformed discussions regarding ongoing litigation on VAF, his bread-and-butter website. I donít blame him. Letís...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,620
Posted By scrollF4
Kelli and I will be there with KELLI...

Kelli and I will be there with KELLI GIRL...wouldnít miss it! Letís hope the clouds stay away.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-07-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By scrollF4
I mounted my parking brake valve in the cockpit...

I mounted my parking brake valve in the cockpit on the firewall forward of the pilotís left rudder pedal. ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-06-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By scrollF4
Dan, I have Dynon SkyView classic and Dynon A/P...

Dan,
I have Dynon SkyView classic and Dynon A/P servos, plus a Garmin GTN650 nav system. The GTN and SkyView interface through the ARINC module beautifully, giving me a great IFR RV-7A IMHO.
Forum: Safety 07-25-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,811
Posted By scrollF4
2018 EAA Chairmanís Innovation Award Winner!!

Vac, Cecil, and Chris won this yearís $25K check with this AOA aural tone generator...well done!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-22-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By scrollF4
Two better neighbors ...

...one simply cannot have. Sandy and Roy are awesome, and after getting to know them at Petit Jean, weíre THRILLED to be neighbors with them once again.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,911
Posted By scrollF4
Vic, Fly safely, see you there!

Vic,
Fly safely, see you there!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By scrollF4
Sweet!

That's great news, Kathy. Congrats to Team EarthX! My ETX900 is a fantastic battery, so it'll be nice for more of the aviation world to enjoy your awesome products. :cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,131
Posted By scrollF4
Tom, Thanks for letting us know. Youíre married...

Tom,
Thanks for letting us know. Youíre married to a real fighter, and Kelli and I will keep the prayer light switched on bright-flash.
Forum: Midwest 07-15-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By scrollF4
Or stay at KFLY

If your activities will keep you more on the NE side of town, fly into Meadow Lakes KFLY and tie down at American Aviation. Good LONG runway, reasonable self-serve gas price, cheap tie-down fee <$10....
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-08-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,058
Posted By scrollF4
Testing the warning light

Actually the EarthX installation manual pages 19 and 22 describe how to test a panel-mounted warning light/LED. Since the batteryís black warning light lead constitutes the ground side of the light...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-06-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By scrollF4
Ö.and assuming, of course, that the pilot is also...

Ö.and assuming, of course, that the pilot is also a current and qualified IFR pilot.

Also, don't forget that there can't be any IFR prohibitions in the aircraft's operating...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-05-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By scrollF4
Well done!

Congrats, Mike, now knock out that Phase 1. :cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,291
Posted By scrollF4
Well Done!

Scott,
Thatís just fantastic news, Sir. Now knock out that Phase 1. :cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,896
Posted By scrollF4
Got it. OK, I have my SkyView PFD set up with...

Got it. OK, I have my SkyView PFD set up with synthetic vision. It is not a cluttered presentation, so for me it really doesn't impact my transition to the artificial horizon and other PFD...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,896
Posted By scrollF4
BTW...

...Bugsy (the original poster) has successfully gained his IFR rating, just like he promised himself last year after the Springfield event.

CONGRATULATIONS, BUGSY!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,896
Posted By scrollF4
"Maintain Aircraft Control"

When transitioning to instruments, stick to the basics and work big to small. First/primary reference must become the attitude indicator...the basic blue up/brown down. Why? You have lost your...
Forum: Texas (North) 07-02-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,789
Posted By scrollF4
Well you'll miss me and many of the others, but...

Well you'll miss me and many of the others, but there'll be some stragglers around.
Forum: Texas (North) 07-02-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,789
Posted By scrollF4
...Iím on the next hangar row from DR, next to...

...Iím on the next hangar row from DR, next to Randy Richmond Aviation, and have plenty of K-cups to brew the coffee. When are you coming to town, Capt?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,540
Posted By scrollF4
My wrap saga--mostly good, but some lessons learned

Wilddog,
I completely wrapped my aircraft, had it done by AircraftWraps.com. Here is my VAF write-up on the project from 2015:
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=132000

Now, 2.5...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-27-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,226
Posted By scrollF4
...and that should cover the fly-by. Closing the...

...and that should cover the fly-by. Closing the thread.
Forum: Texas (North) 06-25-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By scrollF4
Walt and Jay are excellent choices, and you...

Walt and Jay are excellent choices, and you should also consider Randy Richmond at Richmond Aviation (another VAF advertiser from 52F, 817-401-8096).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,183
Posted By scrollF4
Spoke to Kathy this morning. EarthX is live and...

Spoke to Kathy this morning. EarthX is live and well...but their new phone system is kicking their butts. Try again tomorrow (and keep trying)...they'll get it sorted out.

Sorta like installing a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,183
Posted By scrollF4
I get a standard voicemail for each number. Try...

I get a standard voicemail for each number. Try Ďem again Monday.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,183
Posted By scrollF4
Are you sure you have the right EarthX?

Google gives several businesses called Earthx. Here are the numbers to EarthX Batteries:

USA Toll Free 844.220.6230 ē 970.674.8884

They go straight to voicemail (late Friday, theyíre probably...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-08-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By scrollF4
Itís definitely suitable

Scott,
Iím moving the post to a more suitable forum...itís a keeper. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-06-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,707
Posted By scrollF4
This conversation is complete.

This conversation is complete.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,724
Posted By scrollF4
Well done Scott! Now fly that Phase I off and...

Well done Scott! Now fly that Phase I off and start having some REAL fun. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,926
Posted By scrollF4
Scroll and Kelli Girl are IN!

Scroll and Kelli Girl are IN!
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-26-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,707
Posted By scrollF4
ďProprietary ď... I think thatís the magic word...

ďProprietary ď... I think thatís the magic word here. They gotta preserve their product, but I for one love their product.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-26-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,707
Posted By scrollF4
Actually, EarthX has been extremely open. I urge...

Actually,
EarthX has been extremely open. I urge you to call Kathy and ask her anything. Iíll keep flying my ETX900 as long as itíll last and will get another.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-22-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,025
Posted By scrollF4
Moved the post...

...to a more appropriate and longer lasting forum. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,872
Posted By scrollF4
Sure! I did. I built for a ton of different...

Sure! I did. I built for a ton of different reasons, but one big reason was to earn the personal satisfaction of having built an aircraft...a real aircraft...and then FLYING what I built.

I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By scrollF4
Dream Scheme Designs

Robert,
I urge you to contact Jason Knoll at Dream Scheme Designs:
www.dreamschemedesigns.com/home.html

Jason did for me exactly what you want: He helped me get my thoughts onto 'paper' so that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,346
Posted By scrollF4
Itís printed and tucked away into the 3-ring. ...

Itís printed and tucked away into the 3-ring. Canít wait!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-22-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,626
Posted By scrollF4
Hereís my VFR-to-IFR journey:...

Hereís my VFR-to-IFR journey: http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=151010
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-21-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By scrollF4
The videos worked great for me, and NICE job with...

The videos worked great for me, and NICE job with the lock.
Forum: Safety 04-19-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,767
Posted By scrollF4
For the benefit of those newer builders who may...

For the benefit of those newer builders who may not know this key point (never assume, right?): Bolts oriented vertically should be pointed downward, with the nut on the bottom. That way if the nut...
Forum: Southeast 04-12-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,500
Posted By scrollF4
Donít give up on Texas

Property taxes will depend on the city/town, so it pays to shop around. Do a Google search of Texas Airparks, then talk to those local realtors.
Forum: Texas (South) 03-19-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,283
Posted By scrollF4
Tim, whatís the restaurantís name?

Tim, whatís the restaurantís name?
Forum: Texas (North) 03-18-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By scrollF4
...and if I don't make it there in time for the...

...and if I don't make it there in time for the lunch push, I'll have KELLI GIRL's hangar doors open waiting when you return. We're in the row right behind the VanCave, next door to Richmond...
Forum: Texas (North) 03-12-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By scrollF4
Youíre in the right place, just park in the grass...

Youíre in the right place, just park in the grass 40 yards north of the gas pump. I donít think there are tiedowns but if you brought your own youíre good to go.
Forum: Texas (North) 03-02-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By scrollF4
Doh!! DR gave me the skullís up about this lunch...

Doh!! DR gave me the skullís up about this lunch push, but I was still leading two FOs through a B777 sim. Sorry I missed out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,673
Posted By scrollF4
I laid a good bead on the frame surface, then set...

I laid a good bead on the frame surface, then set the canopy in place which squished the adhesive around, mostly filling the space. I squirted another good bead on the canopy's outer face before...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,613
Posted By scrollF4
Exactly, which is one of the many things I love...

Exactly, which is one of the many things I love about my VPX. With my settings, I bump the switch down once to get half flaps (flaps 20). Bump it down a second time and I get flaps full (flaps 40)....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-13-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By scrollF4
Sandy and Roy, What a great write-up. Petit...

Sandy and Roy,
What a great write-up. Petit Jean's fly-in is a magical event in a magical place. Kelli showed me your story through your facebook post, and we're honored to have been included in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-11-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By scrollF4
I recall the Dynon installation manual specifying...

I recall the Dynon installation manual specifying a 2-foot bubble. You might open the installation manual on Dynonís website and check.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-06-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,522
Posted By scrollF4
I also routed my wiring through the aft bulkhead...

I also routed my wiring through the aft bulkhead below the bottom rudder bolt bracket, then curved it up into the lower cap. I encased/protected the wire in clear vinyl tubing from Home Depot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By scrollF4
MK77, Iím in touch with Scott. He said...

MK77,
Iím in touch with Scott. He said AircraftWraps is currently seeking new ownership for a great business. Heís moving onward and upward, busy building another marketing company and canít...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-27-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,587
Posted By scrollF4
Hey, thatís great news, Pete, Congratulations! ...

Hey, thatís great news, Pete, Congratulations! We need photos.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,001
Posted By scrollF4
ďVAF Rule 2: Threads SPECULATING about the causes...

ďVAF Rule 2: Threads SPECULATING about the causes of a crash/incident before the Probable Cause document is issued are not allowed here.Ē

Iíll go ahead and lock this thread down in the interest of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,001
Posted By scrollF4
Neal, That's sad news. Our prayer light is...

Neal,
That's sad news. Our prayer light is switched on bright/flash for the family and friends.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-17-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By scrollF4
Well done, Mike, and a nice looking machine. Get...

Well done, Mike, and a nice looking machine. Get that Phase 1 done. :cool:
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-15-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By scrollF4
Fantastic photos and video, Bill! Kelli and I...

Fantastic photos and video, Bill! Kelli and I had a blast, canít wait until next year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,477
Posted By scrollF4
Closing the thread. Entertaining and...

Closing the thread. Entertaining and informative, but no longer related to RVs.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-06-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By scrollF4
A great day indeed! I had fun flying, Pat,...

A great day indeed! I had fun flying, Pat, afternoon bumpies and all. You have a great setup: You just need the SkyView autopilot control panel and 3-function knob panel to really simplify the IFR...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-04-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,156
Posted By scrollF4
Frank, I'm like you. I never paid attention to...

Frank,
I'm like you. I never paid attention to this post until your write-up today, because it happened to me this week.

My factory-new-plus-400 tach hours IO-360-M1B suddenly got rough under 1350...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-02-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,694
Posted By scrollF4
Walt, What interval do you use?

Walt,
What interval do you use?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-02-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,694
Posted By scrollF4
Tracking tire pressure checks by Hobbs just makes...

Tracking tire pressure checks by Hobbs just makes sense to me, since itís based on actual operating time rather than time adjusted for engine ops tempo. It works for me.
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