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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,640
Posted By butch
Cost

What does a paint job cost? Help me with the budget for paint.


Butch
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 04-19-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,578
Posted By butch
Bear

Tom and RV-8 “Bear” will remain in our hearts and be sorely missed.

My prayers to the family.

Butch
Forum: RV-14 03-01-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By butch
motor mount

Can a rv-14A mount fit on an rv-7?


Butch
Forum: Rocket 12-19-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By butch
shim

Tail high (wheel landing)tracking loaded is perfect, Tail low camber and toe or poor.

butch
Forum: Rocket 12-19-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By butch
shim

Excessive wear on the inside,(45hr)I will have to resort to putting it on grees plates to determine.

Tail high or low?



butch
Forum: Rocket 12-18-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By butch
shims

Has anybody used axle shims?

butch
Forum: Rocket 12-11-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By butch
HR axle shim

Please send picture of orientation of axle shim.

butch
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-26-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By butch
WoW

Can you tell us a little bit about the lancer? engine,speeds and turf airfields.


Butch
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By butch
rc

E-flite RV-9 (arf)


Images of e flite rv-9

bing.com/images
Forum: Rocket 12-05-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,344
Posted By butch
70th

Pics-------:)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-05-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,027
Posted By butch
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,665
Posted By butch
Sorry I missed breakfast. Ended up in Daytona...

Sorry I missed breakfast. Ended up in Daytona longer than expected.

I'm in the area all week looking at property Monday morning. Would love to meet up if anyone plans to be at the airport.

Any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,665
Posted By butch
FL airpark property

I will be in FL March 5--13
Looking at airpark property...

On Mon 7 at Winter Haven(gilbert KGIF), Pilots willing to meat.

Would love to hear some inside info/warnings/gotcha's from local people...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,762
Posted By butch
Airpark

Aero Estates Airpark (T25) approximately 25 miles SW of Tyler, TX.

Looking at airpark property...

Would love to hear some inside info/warnings/gotcha's from local people who know the area. Good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,857
Posted By butch
rudder

Steve,


Butch
Cell 612 718 6637
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,883
Posted By butch
AOPA

AOPA,Bob Collins and Twin Citie RV- group,
Thanks!!


Congrats Steve:eek:


Co-Conspirator
Jim(butch) weckman
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,245
Posted By butch
RV12

search--f1rocket,
Go to----Visit f1fockets home page,
click on the 12

5000 mile round trip to Oregon for paint.
To read Click Here on the page.


***Look at RV HOTEL list for cross country flight?
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-08-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 21,125
Posted By butch
Mom

Condolences to the Reeves family.


Butch
Forum: Safety 10-02-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,301
Posted By butch
RV-6

Ryan,

Sent PM

Jim (butch)
Forum: Alternative Engines 10-18-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,607
Posted By butch
9 FWF

Awesome,

Performance # and FWF $.

Thanks
Butch
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,429
Posted By butch
Rv-8

Yesterday was a sad day at my local airport. We lost an RV8. Very happy to express that we were able to get the two individuals out and extinguish the oil fire. Out of respect for the individuals I...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-07-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,822
Posted By butch
3 on Floats

6,7 and 9

Butch
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,288
Posted By butch
VAF Hat Sighting - St Maarten

Visiting Sunset Bar & Grill in St Maarten. The day prior to my visit, a 747 departed resulting in 30 people blown into the water with 2 injured requiring a hospital. It's amazing how the average...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By butch
Need help (prop)

More than 30 days ago, a gentleman was selling a three blade catto prop (RV9A). After initial testing, he stated that it was the best performing of the three that were tested. What I need to know...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,538
Posted By butch
Help out

Can any one tell me what pin out ??:o

Butch
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,052
Posted By butch
traveling

Turbo, we worked hard on getting to your location in FL but as we worked our way down the coast from VA, we found way too much to do and ran out of time. This morning we departed N FL to head back...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,052
Posted By butch
pics from today

This is where it started....


Yes, that is a for sale sign in my 7A.
http://i51.tinypic.com/2vv2pgh.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,052
Posted By butch
update

We flew from OH to Kitty Hawk today, then down the coast. Stopped at Ocracoke, SC (W95) for a late lunch, excellent stop! Next stop, Cape Fear...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,052
Posted By butch
travel

I am interested in the comment regarding "The Great Santini", can someone provide me with more information? When I googled it, I wasn't able to find much.

We were off to a late start this morning...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,052
Posted By butch
flight following

I know what you are saying about flight following, all my cross country flying has been with multiple aircraft. But it would be a good idea for one of us to use it.

thanks
butch
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,052
Posted By butch
Mn to Fl

Bump;)

Butch
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,052
Posted By butch
MOAs

I am working to educate myself on the moa's, never used flight following so I will explore that as well. One of the key points of interest was kitty hawk and then run south along the coast toward...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,052
Posted By butch
Traveling MN to VA to FL

We are traveling from MN to VA to FL in two RV7s the week of March 18th-26th. Looking for suggestions on sites to see and things to do.

Thanks butch
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By butch
Travel

Just wanted to chime in, if for some reason you end up in Hutchinson, MN I have a hangar and car for you to use.

PS myself and another RV7 are planning to head to FLat the end of Feb beginning of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,184
Posted By butch
Jumped the gun

Thanks for the responses.

Craig, received my GNS today, the hook up was a piece of cake even for a greenhorn. Upon hooking it up, I had to go for a short drive to test it out. I'm really impressed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,184
Posted By butch
Moving map with iPad

I'm needing some assistance on how to use my iPad (non g3) with the ability to have a moving map in flight?? I recently purchased a GNS 5870 Bluetooth gps antenna. I understand that I need to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,826
Posted By butch
Thumbs up MN to TX to LOE's

Left MN Wed afternoon, to Claremore, OK. Took us just under 3 hrs :D Saw 210 knots at times. Great airport!

Next day flew to Galveston, another great airport and wonderful staff. This morning...
Forum: Texas (South) 09-22-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,484
Posted By butch
Destination - Corpus Christi TX

We are heading to Corpus Christi for a couple of days for the first time. Any suggestions for points of interest? Recommended airports to land at? Would prefer an airport with a courtesy car. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,826
Posted By butch
Planning to attend (LOE) in Oklahoma

We (3-4 airplanes) are traveling from Central MN to Weatherford, OK for the fly in. Anyone from MN/IA/WI area want to join us? Also, we are looking for sites to see/airports to stop at from MN to OK,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By butch
Please Help

Is pin 2 on Zaon or Garmin 496.

Thanks
Butch
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-02-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,867
Posted By butch
Flying Irishman

Joe Dooley wasn't only an excellent aerobatic pilot, he was also a good friend and my flight instructor. While using my RV4, he took me from a student to private pilot in less then two months.

He a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By butch
RV picnic south of Minneapolis?

I understand that there is an RV picnic south of Minneapolis. Does anyone know the airpark that it is being held on today (9/26)?
Thanks!
Butch
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,758
Posted By butch
Fuel pressure/Fuel flow

A follow up after flying two cross country legs. Before leaving on this leg and after cleaning up the aircraft, I filled the gas tanks and upon pulling the plane out I visualed around the vent...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,758
Posted By butch
Fuel Pressure - need help

First off, N397RV is a now a flying airplane in MN (RV7A). Phase I flight completed. Upon flying off my time and working the systems, the one item that has been bothering me is my fuel pressure. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2009, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By butch
#

Tim Mahoney Work #320 259 9307
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By butch
7A/9A

thanks,

:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By butch
Measurement Needed (RV-7A or RV-9A)

I need to know how long the barrel socket is for the main gear and a measurement from the top of the fitting down to the center of the bolt that holds the gear leg in.
Thanks, Butch
Forum: Texas (North) 01-12-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 590
Posted By butch
Lancaster TX - Help

I am looking for someone that is willing to look at an RV7A in Lancaster TX. Please call or email me if you are interested and live in that area. The airframe is damaged and I need to know how bad,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,147
Posted By butch
private runway/home

Below you can see a couple photos of house and hanger that I built from scratch. I started the project in late 2002 with 20 acres bare land and a little bit of woods (central MN). I just wanted to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,445
Posted By butch
INFO

Thank,:)


Butch
F-1
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,445
Posted By butch
Looking for Info

Copperstate fly-in:)
Airports to stop at??????
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By butch
rv hotel

I knew I've seen it, thanks for the help! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By butch
RV Hotel

I am looking for the threat "RV Hotel"....thanks for any help.

Butch
Forum: Rocket 10-10-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,569
Posted By butch
F1

ME TO,;)
Butch
Forum: Rocket 10-10-2008, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,209
Posted By butch
rocket III

I see there is some discussion regarding rocket III's and thought I would chime in. John's rocket has been sold and now resides home in Hutchinson, MN. The new owner's name is Jeff and he does...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,445
Posted By butch
Copperstate Fly-in

I am flying down to the Copperstate Fly in from central MN and am looking for information on airports to stop at, things to see, aviation salvage/bone yards, neat airparks, etc along the way. Our...
Forum: Texas (South) 09-09-2008, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,778
Posted By butch
Airpark

Thanks for the info! I have been able to obtain additional information on the airparks on these sites.

Keep the info coming on these airparks!

Butch
Forum: Texas (South) 09-08-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,778
Posted By butch
airpark

Thanks Rich. I've collected all the data pretaining the local private strips. I'm after more information such as: the overall condition and the atmosphere of the airpark, the types of...
Forum: Texas (South) 09-08-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,778
Posted By butch
Private Airpark

I am looking for information on Wolf airpark south of Houston, TX, or any other airparks in that area. If you are familiar with this area, can you please provide me with information on the airpark...
Forum: Rocket 07-17-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,146
Posted By butch
rocket lite

I have been sitting back watching this thread trying to decide whether to respond or not. My background has been with numerus Vans models (flying and building) with most recently bring an RV7 to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,382
Posted By butch
Trip update

We left Charlotte County Airport (FL) this morning and flew to the Bahamas this afternoon (out of Ft Peirce). Dealt with a bit of weather crossing FL and then a bit of a rat race with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,382
Posted By butch
FL

We stopped at Perry and Cedar Key, both were great!!! Thanks for the recommendations!
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