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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-20-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By bullojm1
In the past I've used Ebay to buy a Garmin update...

In the past I've used Ebay to buy a Garmin update coupon to update all of my GTN650 databases to the latest version for $110. Worked like a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-29-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
The Beavis and Butthead remark doesn't come...

The Beavis and Butthead remark doesn't come without consequences!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-28-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
I already have my first instrument lesson...

I already have my first instrument lesson scheduled for next weekend. This trip really hit home that I needed to get off my duff and just do it. While I was VFR the whole time, and always had a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 11 (continued)

Nearing Harrisburg, PA, a low layer of clouds popped up. Luckily I was already past all of the mountainous terrain of PA, and could easily maintain VFR under...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 11 (continued)

It was pretty dicey in Northern PA. Lots of rain and low...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 11

Off on my final leg of the trip. I originally planned to go to Buffalo, NY today. I could of made it there, but the weather forecast to make it home the following day looked grim. In fact, today's...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 10 (continued)

On crosswind to land at PHN the St Clair river was off to my right with Ontario on the far side.
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I got a sweet hookup with a hangar at PHN. Super...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 10

For the first time this trip, there were ZERO concerns with weather for my next leg of my trip from Des Moines, IA to Port Huron, MI. Fuel at IKV was a little on the steep side....so I headed over to...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 9 (continued)

The clouds were slowly becoming more of a solid overcast. I stayed on top as long as possible, but I didn't want to stay on top as we approached the lines of storms, fearing a tall buildup of clouds...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 9

My 2 days in Fort Collins were nothing less than spectacular. My friend from San Diego ended up coincidentally being in town. Can you tell we shop at the same...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 7 (continued)

Meanwhile back at Oshkosh, my friends sent me this awesome time-lapse of the postponed night airshow.
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Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 7 (continued)

Well, the airplane did need a wash to get the Oshkosh dust off of her.
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I rode just south of the line of storms. I was on autopilot, and I noticed...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 7 (continued)

I can't complain too much about a little 13 kts headwind at 8,500'/
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The clouds started building the closer I got to the line of storms, as...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 7

I managed to wake up before sunrise to another perfect Wisconsin day. Unfortunately today I'm headed out of here. Taking the RV further west than she's ever been before -...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 6 (continued)

It freakin' poured here. I didn't want to know how my poor little tent was holding up.
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As I previously mentioned, my friend Derek couldn't make it to...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 6 (continued)

And this is what Oshkosh is all about for me -- the friends, both new and old. We enjoyed a couple of brews while Marie was kind enough to cook us...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 6 (continued)

The fuselage was making good progress today at the One Week Wonder.
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One of the more unique AirCam paint jobs. It's name, "Road Runner" and painted...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 6 (continued)

I felt like getting some walking in so I walked down to the ultralight field. These guys seem to be having the most fun at Oshkosh.
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I'm usually not a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 6

I ran into my South African friends at Whisper again this year and checked out their X350 Gen II. This is a REALLY SLICK KIT AIRPLANE! The interior is very wide and comfortable. There is a TON of...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 5 (continued)

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I've learned from past mistakes, and was wise this year and kept with the reasonable 32oz Queen...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 5 (continued)

Jeff calls Captain John and I "Beavis and Butthead". Can't really argue with him after I reflect upon my Oshkosh behavior!
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While at Jeff's camp, we saw...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 5

Next to the Draco, the second coolest airplane at Oshkosh had to be the Yak-110. Sure...why not put two Yak-55's together and add a jet engine?!?!!?
http://www.rvplane.com/showthumb/DSCN6409.JPG

I...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 4 (continued)

Hyde never disappoints! Great band to open the Oshkosh week with!
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An incredible first full day at Oshkosh. I love this...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 4 (continued)

Best seats in the house??? Watching the concert on the wing off the B-1B!
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Dustin Lynch put on an excellent...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 4 (continued)

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It's difficult to hide from my celebrity status at Oshkosh. Dave from Jamestown, NY is a big fan of...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 4

Monday morning we awoke to a perfect Wisconsin sunrise.
http://www.rvplane.com/showthumb/DSCN6374.JPG

I upgraded to a different solar charger this year which I placed on my tent - a SOKOO 22W 5V...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 3 (continued)

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Mitch and my camp for the week.
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Some of us new to Oshkosh who are Patriot Fans aren't thrilled with the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 3 (continued)

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THANKS TO ALL THE VOLUNTEERS! Todd Stovall, Rob Sheerer,...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 3 (continued)

The Beer Tasting was a HUGE...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 3

Wautoma was like a mini-Oshkosh. 40-50 airplanes tied down and everyone camping.
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We woke up to some nice...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 2 (continued)

Northwest of Chicago the sky was very inviting. I was psyched to of made it through the terrible weather and to Oshkosh today.
http://www.rvplane.com/showthumb/DSCN6332.JPG

Wait...WHAT THE DEUCE???...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 2

Weather today SUCKED. The whole mid-west from Cleveland to Chicago was MVFR at best. Lots of heavy rain cells and low ceilings. I hung out at the Lorain County (KLPR) for a few hours keenly watching...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 1 (continued)

You call that a purple???
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Once clear of that line of storms, the weather drastically improved. The line of storms which was approaching Cleveland...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Day 1

This was nearly the trip that didn't happen. The weather looked absolutely horrible for the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest for the indefinite future. My first stop was a quick flight to Cleveland to visit...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,392
Posted By bullojm1
Oshkosh 2018 - BullockAir-A-Palooza

I've been planning this Oshkosh/Airventures trip (coined BullockAir-A-Palooza) for some time now - I've been wanting to shuffle things up from years past as I've had friends move to new locations in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,515
Posted By bullojm1
I lucked out and randomly chose Wautoma (Y50) to...

I lucked out and randomly chose Wautoma (Y50) to divert to on Saturday evening after it was clear I wasn't going to be able to make it to OSH.

1) They allow camping at the airport
2) Showers in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,530
Posted By bullojm1
Who's thirsty???? 10 hours until the 3rd Annual...

Who's thirsty???? 10 hours until the 3rd Annual Beer Tasting! See you all there.

To our volunteers - I'm currently 30 miles west of Oshkosh. Should be there this morning when weather allows.

See...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 07-22-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By bullojm1
I've got one, feel free to come by KDMW, or I can...

I've got one, feel free to come by KDMW, or I can stop by Essex when I get back from Osh.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,772
Posted By bullojm1
If you visit the URL he uses in the video...

If you visit the URL he uses in the video (http://app.weatherspork.com/beta/), you can create a free login to surf the site he uses in the video. Very handy!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,530
Posted By bullojm1
Dan - This is the BEST NEWS I'VE HEARD ALL YEAR!...

Dan - This is the BEST NEWS I'VE HEARD ALL YEAR! See you Sunday, if not Saturday!!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,530
Posted By bullojm1
Unfortunately we've had worse beers than...

Unfortunately we've had worse beers than Bud....

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,530
Posted By bullojm1
9 Days until the 2018 Beer tasting!!!!!! Who's...

9 Days until the 2018 Beer tasting!!!!!! Who's thirsty?????

Dan (dweyant), Mark (skid) and Thermos, PM me your phone # and I'll start a group text. THANKS FOR VOLUNTEERING!


Same complicated rules...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-18-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,735
Posted By bullojm1
Michael - I tried your method, but I couldn't...

Michael - I tried your method, but I couldn't assure that the inner metal retained ring wouldn't slip out. The only way I could assure all of the parts were oriented correctly was by using my...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-14-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,735
Posted By bullojm1
Hi Michael, After I installed the flange around...

Hi Michael,

After I installed the flange around the intake tube, I placed the O-ring in first, and then the retaining metal ring on top of the o-ring. I then pushed down on the metal ring to make it...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-13-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,735
Posted By bullojm1
AWESOME!

My kit arrived today from Ross, a mere 6 days after I ordered it. I raced off to the hangar to get it installed. Very impressive kit, and I have high expectations of a lifetime of worry free intake...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 05-31-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,910
Posted By bullojm1
Hop Swap!

http://www.rvplane.com/pics/VAF/HopSwap2018-640.jpg

The 6th Annual 2018 Mid-Atlantic Gathering of RV's offers a prep for Oshkosh - CRAFT BEER EXCHANGE STYLE!

Bring 6 craft beers, take home 6 craft...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-26-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,087
Posted By bullojm1
Talking Thanks for hosting another INCREDIBLE fly-in at...

Thanks for hosting another INCREDIBLE fly-in at Cedar Meadows!...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,417
Posted By bullojm1
Oh but you can. GPS splitters exist and work...

Oh but you can. GPS splitters exist and work PERFECTLY. I've been running a 1-2 splitter for over 2 years without an issue.

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And to get back OT - I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,530
Posted By bullojm1
Awesome! Thanks Mark!!

Awesome! Thanks Mark!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,530
Posted By bullojm1
Oshkosh 2018 - Third Annual HBC Beer Tasting - Sunday 7/22

The natives are getting restless, so it must mean it's time to officially announce the 2018 Oshkosh THIRD Annual HBC Beer Tasting - Sunday, July 22nd, 1700 at the NEW AWESOME HBC Pavilion!

First...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,521
Posted By bullojm1
YES! There will be another SUNDAY HBC BEER...

YES! There will be another SUNDAY HBC BEER TASTING this year:D:D:D! Details to follow SOON.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-26-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 44,712
Posted By bullojm1
Over the last few flights I noticed the #1...

Over the last few flights I noticed the #1 exhaust valve might be sticking. When the engine was warming up, it ran rough under 1,000 RPM and the CHT and EGT were low on #1 (CHT was 150 where others...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-25-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,242
Posted By bullojm1
++++1! The same thing happened to me last year....

++++1! The same thing happened to me last year. My #1 cylinder was reporting 64/80 when all others were in the mid-to-high 70's. My A&P friend told me to run it for 10 hours and retest. When I did,...
Forum: RV-14 04-25-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,942
Posted By bullojm1
Use DSUB pins and heatshrink

I used the simple, reliable, cheap and lightweight method by using DSUB pins covered in heatshrink:

(Pics below are on an EGT wire, but this applies to any wires you need to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,366
Posted By bullojm1
1 week PIREP - these struts work great! They have...

1 week PIREP - these struts work great! They have enough force to push the canopy fully up once you crack the canopy 30 degrees or so. They also aren't too powerful, as the canopy is still easy to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By bullojm1
While I can't speak firsthand for either of my...

While I can't speak firsthand for either of my recommendations, my friends with the the Motorola Moto-Z and the Google Pixel who absolutely love them. I had a Moto-X before my current phone and found...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,366
Posted By bullojm1
I've been meaning to replace my gas struts on my...

I've been meaning to replace my gas struts on my RV-7 tip-up for a couple of months. However, every time I look at Orr & Orr site for the better price ($18.25 each + $8.70 S&H), I couldn't help but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,421
Posted By bullojm1
SNF is GREAT! I've been the last 2 years and am...

SNF is GREAT! I've been the last 2 years and am planning another trip this year. To answer some of your questions:

1) Yes, HBC has a tent
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2) Food and...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-30-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,866
Posted By bullojm1
Don't let OVP make you think you are invincible...

Don't let OVP make you think you are invincible from all possible OV causes. If your battery suddenly becomes disconnected from your electrical system (battery failure, wire to battery failure,...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 02-26-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,910
Posted By bullojm1
Sixth Annual Mid-Atlantic Gathering of RV's - June 16th, 2018

For the sixth! consecutive year, EAA Chapter 1384 is sponsoring the Mid-Atlantic Gathering of RV's at the Carroll County Regional Airport (KDMW - Westminster, MD) on Saturday, June 16th (Rain Date -...
Forum: RV-10 02-11-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,515
Posted By bullojm1
Hi Richard, Everything you need to know is right...

Hi Richard,

Everything you need to know is right here (at least for a-7/8/9, but same should apply for a -10):

http://rvplane.com/pdf/WingtipHinges.pdf

Mike B
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 02-09-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By bullojm1
Rob, After a long and thorough rethink, I think...

Rob,

After a long and thorough rethink, I think my 330ci will be OK with you and the wifey cruising the battlegrounds of Gettysburg. It will give me ample time to get reacquainted with my 550i...
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