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Forum: RV-12 04-18-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,111
Posted By 912ry
Smile Congratulations! Wish I could find the time to...

Congratulations! Wish I could find the time to fly that much.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,894
Posted By 912ry
Same here. Except when I'm practicing my...

Same here. Except when I'm practicing my landings, then I mix it up as much as conditions allow. More fun that way.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,387
Posted By 912ry
Enjoyed the webinar! very informative, thanks for...

Enjoyed the webinar! very informative, thanks for the effort
Forum: Texas (North) 03-19-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By 912ry
When I finished my tail I carefully loaded it in...

When I finished my tail I carefully loaded it in the pickup and drove out to Mels place. He looked it over, signed it off and made me feel a lot better about my work. Good luck with the build!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-10-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,492
Posted By 912ry
Brake pin lubricant

My first hanger land Lord was an old a&p that took me under his wing. He told me to use boelube. Aircraft spruce sells it. It's like a big stick of white wax. BOELUBEŽ BL70200-13 SOLIDS LUBRICANT...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-29-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,453
Posted By 912ry
Don't know about the 6, but i have two 10 inch...

Don't know about the 6, but i have two 10 inch displays in a 7 panel with switches below on a stock panel, no sub panel. I have my radio stack between them. Bigger screens are great!
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,232
Posted By 912ry
parking brake

I installed one during the build. Not hard to do then. I've used once or twice a year for the last three years. I like having it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,622
Posted By 912ry
Wish i could be there. Will it be taped?

Wish i could be there. Will it be taped?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,299
Posted By 912ry
Samsung note 5 is better than any i phone i have...

Samsung note 5 is better than any i phone i have used. Basically a computer in your pocket.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,123
Posted By 912ry
Tow bar

I am currently in the back of a hangar with a bonanza in front. We use a minimax tow bar to move the bonanza. It is pretty slow, but will do the job. Not sure how long the drill will last as it is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 101,800
Posted By 912ry
No cracks

Rv-7, 315 hours. Clean bill of health.
Forum: Texas (South) 05-04-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,336
Posted By 912ry
Kdwh was great to my wife and I last month. Free...

Kdwh was great to my wife and I last month. Free courtesy car, friendly staff and good food at the restaurant. They have a seaplane runway too!
Forum: RV-14 04-18-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,772
Posted By 912ry
I have a piper plug mounted to the engine mount...

I have a piper plug mounted to the engine mount just inside the oil door on my 7. I used heavy cable to connect to the battery, about 6 inches away. I have used it once to jump start. Worked well.
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-18-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,225
Posted By 912ry
I have a right side step that i decided not to...

I have a right side step that i decided not to install. Bought in 2008
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-15-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,747
Posted By 912ry
Vans supplied part. I don't have a device to...

Vans supplied part. I don't have a device to measure the pull force, but the new one feels solid, Come to think of it, I can't pull on it that hard either!
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-14-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,747
Posted By 912ry
Low voltage

I've been having a low voltage problem lately. Sometimes while starting, the engine would barely turn over, other times it would work ok. While running the system voltage would be around 13.1~13.4...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-11-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,214
Posted By 912ry
I used a Piper receptacle mounted to the engine...

I used a Piper receptacle mounted to the engine mount with adel clamps, just inside the oil door. I used heavy cables for the short run to the battery. I then fitted a piper plug to my charger. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,915
Posted By 912ry
The airlines use an assumed outside air...

The airlines use an assumed outside air temperature. By pretending that it is as hot as the charts allow for a safe takeoff, they find a thrust setting that will still meet the balanced field...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-17-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,761
Posted By 912ry
For me it gets easier and quicker the more often...

For me it gets easier and quicker the more often I do it. Plus, I got into this hobby because I like messing with airplanes! :)
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-07-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 931
Posted By 912ry
FS: RV-7 Tail wheel assembly

Building on a budget? Just like to go old school? I have a stock tailwheel assembly and chains/springs/wheel with about 150 hours on it. Works great and will last many more years! $130 shipped to...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-25-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,835
Posted By 912ry
redbull

I'll be there with my buddy jeff.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-07-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,501
Posted By 912ry
Smile Thanks!

I hadn't looked at this thread for a while, thanks for the testing. My fairings sound like just as you describe. I hollowed out the foam after laying up the shell. Minimum weight and not touching...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,490
Posted By 912ry
A little early for me!

http://i58.tinypic.com/33nhreo.jpg

Here is Peter! 4 days old and already dreaming of flying Grandpas RV-7!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 114,612
Posted By 912ry
Wow, I thought it would be harder than that! ...

Wow, I thought it would be harder than that! Congrats. Yeah, 15 years and still an FO. still a pretty good gig though.

I have a photo over the Atlantic cracking 615 kts, but cant get it to load...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 114,612
Posted By 912ry
Lets try again! Extra points for anyone who...

Lets try again! Extra points for anyone who knows where this is.
http://i58.tinypic.com/14t6fdv.jpg
Forum: Interiors 03-26-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,740
Posted By 912ry
My wife decided that she needs a headrest. I...

My wife decided that she needs a headrest. I don't want one and already have my nice interior the way I like it. So I made a bracket to hold a headrest for her that is...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-25-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 99,610
Posted By 912ry
me too

me too!
rtneil24@gmail.com
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-01-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,501
Posted By 912ry
Sounds fun! Ill try to swing by next week and...

Sounds fun! Ill try to swing by next week and we'll play with it.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-31-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,501
Posted By 912ry
What? nobody noticed the beautiful sunrise photo...

What? nobody noticed the beautiful sunrise photo my wife took?:)
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-31-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,501
Posted By 912ry
just a bit of foam, shape as you wish, a nylon...

just a bit of foam, shape as you wish, a nylon block at the base with an allen set screw, one layer of fiberglass. I left the foam in there, it was really light already.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-31-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,501
Posted By 912ry
yes, those are the antennas. I used pink...

yes, those are the antennas. I used pink insulation foam to make the shape, and incorporated a nylon block at the base. I put a set screw in the block that tightens to the nylon insulator on the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-30-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,501
Posted By 912ry
Transponder antenna fairing

With the addition of my ADSB antenna, I decided to dust off my fiberglass skills and clean up romeo yankee's belly. I bought the cheap antennas so it started looking like a forest under there. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,357
Posted By 912ry
Thanks. I figure I need to look at the aft spar...

Thanks. I figure I need to look at the aft spar attach point, engine/gear mount weld cluster and tires. Any other suggestions?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,357
Posted By 912ry
There were several witnesses to the event, not me...

There were several witnesses to the event, not me though. Contact information was taken and that's in progress. What I need now is an a&p that can let me know if there is any damage that makes it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,357
Posted By 912ry
Help!

Today my RV-7, 912ry. Was tied down on the ramp in Provo Utah, an F18 taxied out and blew my plane up on the left wing tip. Broke off both tie down rings and scraped up the left wing tip. I need an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,350
Posted By 912ry
right side forward of the spar

http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n526/rtneil/frontlawn005.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 427,684
Posted By 912ry
Smile Ready to go

http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n526/rtneil/romeoyankee_zps766b6481.jpg[/IMG]
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,297
Posted By 912ry
http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n526/rtneil/10...

http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n526/rtneil/100_1625_zps46fb2035.jpg

This is a stock panel, RV-7, but I think a 9 is the same.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,297
Posted By 912ry
I also have two 10 inch skyviews, and with all of...

I also have two 10 inch skyviews, and with all of 9 hours of flight time so far, I vote for two! I am happy to be able to see the map on one while accessing the
airport information page on the...
Forum: Safety 01-19-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,219
Posted By 912ry
transition training

I have been wanting to comment about the transition training I received from Alex DeDominicis. When I switched my insurance policy from a project to an airplane, it stipulated that I would need 1...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,800
Posted By 912ry
Inspection passed

12/13/2012 was a good day. My project became an airplane! You Southern Rebs be nice to Romeo Yankee if you see him. ...
Forum: GPS 12-14-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,185
Posted By 912ry
sl-30

Although a but tricky, the sl 30 will identify a fix defined by two radials. this is done by displaying the standby frequency current radial on the unit while tracking the primary on the skyview hsi....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,405
Posted By 912ry
me too

That's what I finally discovered. Made the wedges last year out of other aluminum, found it hard to believe this big of piece is required for the wedge, but now I have something for my next project....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,405
Posted By 912ry
Thanks

Well, you were close but not exactly the part I was looking for. All thoughs numbers can get confusing! But your post helped me find an old thread that had the answer. wedges for the tip up...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,405
Posted By 912ry
Whats this for?

I have a couple of aluminum bars that are puzzling me. Does anyone know what AB3-5/8x1 1/4x4 are used for?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,252
Posted By 912ry
Now that I see the photos of the 7-A I don't...

Now that I see the photos of the 7-A I don't think my location would work. Mine is a 7. Sorry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,252
Posted By 912ry
I mounted mine forward of the spar on the...

I mounted mine forward of the spar on the passengers side. I used a brushed aluminum bracket that has a pull pin for easy release. I am in Rio right now and can't get the photo to upload but will...
Forum: Steam Gauges 11-25-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,681
Posted By 912ry
I went with two 10 inch dynon skyviews, each with...

I went with two 10 inch dynon skyviews, each with a back up battery. Dual ADARS. SL 30 navcom, so 2 sources of navigation. Heated Pitot. Counting the alternator and the ships battery, triple...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,686
Posted By 912ry
I bought a bag of shot at the local gun shop,...

I bought a bag of shot at the local gun shop, filled a pair
of leather gloves and sewed them up. Very handy!
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-17-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 928,880
Posted By 912ry
Yes they are, It's a stock panel too. I was...

Yes they are, It's a stock panel too. I was worried that the switches wouldn't fit
but no problems. I would love to put a GNS-430 in there, But no more money!
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-17-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 928,880
Posted By 912ry
Why, yes I do :)

Why, yes I do :)
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-17-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 928,880
Posted By 912ry
N912ry

Still a work in progress.

http://i51.tinypic.com/4g3z1y.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,600
Posted By 912ry
I have an SL-30 and am hooking it up to a skyview...

I have an SL-30 and am hooking it up to a skyview display, any body know the pin out?
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-19-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,554
Posted By 912ry
Sky view

Nice, do you have room for toggle switches along the bottom of the panel?
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-20-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,486
Posted By 912ry
I am pretty sure that this mod would drastically...

I am pretty sure that this mod would drastically reduce the value of the plane.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-12-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,335
Posted By 912ry
Hooker harness group buy

I am interested, please let me know the when you are ordering


rtneil@msn.com
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-27-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,151
Posted By 912ry
slider vs tip up

Here I sit with the order form in front of me. What are the benefits/drawbacks of each canopy type? I plan to do light acro, can you get out of the tip up in flight? How abought water leakage,...
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