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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-18-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By Dave12
Yo dog, glad you like the design.

Yo dog, glad you like the design.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,809
Posted By Dave12
This man is always eating! How does he stay so...

This man is always eating! How does he stay so slim? Excellent taste in whiskey!!
Forum: RV-12 06-12-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dave12
My daughter bought a set from Vanís and they are...

My daughter bought a set from Vanís and they are very well built and an excellent design.
Forum: RV-12 06-07-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,141
Posted By Dave12
Steve, that is a beautiful 12.

Steve, that is a beautiful 12.
Forum: RV-12 06-03-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 971
Posted By Dave12
No one loses with Joe! Never bet against his...

No one loses with Joe! Never bet against his advice.
Forum: RV-12 05-26-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By Dave12
Talk to TonyT. He replaced his D180 and is an...

Talk to TonyT. He replaced his D180 and is an expert regarding the swap.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-26-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Dave12
I have it hooked directly to the Skyview and like...

I have it hooked directly to the Skyview and like it. I have a comant whisker antenna that I bought here. Hooking it to the skyview is very easy, only a rx and tx , power, ground and nav audio. I...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-24-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Dave12
Just did this to mine and it works very well. I...

Just did this to mine and it works very well. I bought mine direct from Jim at Val. He gave me a good deal and is real fair to deal with.
Forum: RV-12 05-20-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,556
Posted By Dave12
Good thought food Joe.

Good thought food Joe.
Forum: RV-12 05-16-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,716
Posted By Dave12
I know, you are speechless. We tried to get you...

I know, you are speechless. We tried to get you to go!
Forum: RV-12 05-16-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,716
Posted By Dave12
No collusion with the Russian controller other...

No collusion with the Russian controller other than to be the 1st 12ís to land on the uncharted secret strip. Yes, russki is a man of many talents.
Forum: RV-12 05-13-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By Dave12
I have built several 12ís and I donít know...

I have built several 12ís and I donít know anything about bending the longerons down, but they do get bent inward several degrees to mate up to the taper of the tailcone. Make sure you follow the...
Forum: RV-12 05-02-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,696
Posted By Dave12
Itís a shame you donít know Brentís buddy.

Itís a shame you donít know Brentís buddy.
Forum: RV-12 04-30-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,696
Posted By Dave12
If itís who I think it is, all that great...

If itís who I think it is, all that great equipment is in his basement. Impressive!
Forum: RV-12 04-29-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,696
Posted By Dave12
I donít think that one wil break pal! Obviously...

I donít think that one wil break pal! Obviously this is the gent you were telling us about?
Forum: Safety 04-21-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,772
Posted By Dave12
Donít go there!

Donít go there!
Forum: Safety 04-19-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,772
Posted By Dave12
Good find Dan.

Good find Dan.
Forum: RV-10 04-16-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 358,051
Posted By Dave12
No, but I thought I was. A truly beautiful panel!

No, but I thought I was. A truly beautiful panel!
Forum: RV-12 04-03-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,240
Posted By Dave12
I am not taking anything away from Jollyís...

I am not taking anything away from Jollyís expertise and experience in the Rotax area, but F-1ís advice works fine. There are many of us using the John Deere regulator ( in my case, a amazon $20...
Forum: RV-12 03-25-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 18,696
Posted By Dave12
Never balanced eh?

Never balanced eh?
Forum: RV-12 03-21-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,312
Posted By Dave12
I have had 6 failures in two different 12ís and...

I have had 6 failures in two different 12ís and in each case, the failure was at start up. It seems to me that the voltage did go to about 19 volts or so. Same exact scenario with the Ducati and...
Forum: RV-12 03-21-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,312
Posted By Dave12
You can buy what appears to be the same regulator...

You can buy what appears to be the same regulator on Amazon for about $20 or so. I usually get 125-150 hours out of one with a small cooling fan blowing on the cooling fins. I always carry a spare...
Forum: RV-12 03-19-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 31,864
Posted By Dave12
Might just be implied.

Might just be implied.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-12-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,521
Posted By Dave12
I am sure he stole it from the air czar.

I am sure he stole it from the air czar.
Forum: RV-12 03-09-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,919
Posted By Dave12
Itís just a placard.

Itís just a placard.
Forum: RV-12 03-07-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By Dave12
John Bender was looking for a D180 control panel.

John Bender was looking for a D180 control panel.
Forum: RV-12 03-02-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 31,864
Posted By Dave12
Iíve done two so far and did not loosen the...

Iíve done two so far and did not loosen the cables. Using the table, you might have to nudge the hs a little up or down when installing but works well and keeps the fuselage from getting scratched. ...
Forum: RV-12 03-02-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 31,864
Posted By Dave12
Wow, those guys are fast!

Wow, those guys are fast!
Forum: RV-12 02-23-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 31,864
Posted By Dave12
Joe, check your pmís.

Joe, check your pmís.
Forum: RV-12 02-19-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,602
Posted By Dave12
Inquiring minds would like to know what really...

Inquiring minds would like to know what really happened?
Forum: Midwest 02-15-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,288
Posted By Dave12
Itís just a weekend in the life of Vlad.

Itís just a weekend in the life of Vlad.
Forum: RV-12 01-24-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,269
Posted By Dave12
Four years ago I sold a 12 that I built from kits...

Four years ago I sold a 12 that I built from kits purchased from Vans. IMO This was a tastefully appointed airplane and was registered Elsa. The first person that looked at it, paid my price (which...
Forum: RV-12 01-23-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,399
Posted By Dave12
Hey John, do you want another one?

Hey John, do you want another one?
Forum: RV-12 01-18-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,756
Posted By Dave12
Tom and Steve, I sure wouldnít want you guys to...

Tom and Steve,
I sure wouldnít want you guys to think this quote is widely believed! For those of us who built our airplanes and benefited from your various kits such as the stainless brake lines,...
Forum: RV-12 01-01-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,373
Posted By Dave12
Happy New Year Governor! One of your many...

Happy New Year Governor!
One of your many lieutenants.
Forum: RV-12 12-25-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,584
Posted By Dave12
Personally, I donít think the 12 is a very good...

Personally, I donít think the 12 is a very good training platform for instrument training . I know, here it comes. Just my opinion based on experience.
Forum: RV-12 12-13-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,684
Posted By Dave12
Rich, pm sent.

Rich, pm sent.
Forum: RV-12 12-10-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,684
Posted By Dave12
Governor Valcik had a pitot tube failure. I...

Governor Valcik had a pitot tube failure. I think it was in the area of the hub. I am sure he or one of his staff will comment soon.
Forum: RV-12 12-06-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,562
Posted By Dave12
This kit that Steve sells is a must have.

This kit that Steve sells is a must have.
Forum: RV-12 11-24-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,825
Posted By Dave12
Jeff, check pmís.

Jeff, check pmís.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-15-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,701
Posted By Dave12
RVís and S.O.B.ís. (Some other brand)

RVís and S.O.B.ís. (Some other brand)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-13-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,659
Posted By Dave12
Hey pal, bring me that bolt. I know the man for...

Hey pal, bring me that bolt. I know the man for the job.
Forum: RV-12 11-07-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,248
Posted By Dave12
Still trying to figure out who is kidding who?

Still trying to figure out who is kidding who?
Forum: RV-12 11-05-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,720
Posted By Dave12
Any pictures?

Any pictures?
Forum: RV-12 10-23-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By Dave12
Check pm's.

Check pm's.
Forum: RV-12 10-22-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,240
Posted By Dave12
Did the same thing a year ago/150 hrs. . I used...

Did the same thing a year ago/150 hrs. . I used a 30$ amazon clone and a two inch cooling fan that cost about 4$. The power come right off the hot terminal on the regulator. Switched by the...
Forum: RV-12 09-24-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,890
Posted By Dave12
I have been using the alternative Amazon...

I have been using the alternative Amazon regulator for 100 hrs. with a small 2 inch wide fan blowing directly on the fins also. It is working great. I just piggybacked the hot wire for the fan to...
Forum: RV-12 09-13-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,839
Posted By Dave12
Anxious to see pics of some of your ideas Joe!

Anxious to see pics of some of your ideas Joe!
Forum: RV-12 09-13-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,304
Posted By Dave12
I just swapped mine out. Wifey and I were...

I just swapped mine out. Wifey and I were planning a flight to Belfast, Maine for the third annual rv fly in and I thought since I had the cowl off to look it over, why not swap them out. Took...
Forum: RV-12 09-04-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,415
Posted By Dave12
My Harbor Frieght rivet puller has pulled an...

My Harbor Frieght rivet puller has pulled an estimated 35,000 rivets without any failures. A bit hard to complain about it.
Forum: RV-12 08-26-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,312
Posted By Dave12
I've been using a John Deere clone for 150 hours...

I've been using a John Deere clone for 150 hours now. The first one lasted 50 hrs. The second one with a small cooling fan mounted just on top of the fins has been going for 100 hrs. now. I like...
Forum: RV-12 08-13-2017, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,299
Posted By Dave12
Governor just can't catch a break! Are we...

Governor just can't catch a break! Are we talking about Chester Springs and Ellsworth?
Forum: RV-12 08-12-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,299
Posted By Dave12
Great video Brent! Rahm Immanuel should hire...

Great video Brent! Rahm Immanuel should hire you. You made Chicago look like such a nice place:D
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,629
Posted By Dave12
Jerry Mander is watching closely and has...

Jerry Mander is watching closely and has mentioned a libel/slander suit. Watch what you say fellers.
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dave12
Thanks Barry. Are they quickly removed or will...

Thanks Barry. Are they quickly removed or will removal require wrenching?
Forum: RV-12 08-04-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dave12
Are they bolted by design? How long does it take...

Are they bolted by design? How long does it take to get them off? Thanks.
Forum: RV-12 08-04-2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,881
Posted By Dave12
Both of the RV's I have built were right on the...

Both of the RV's I have built were right on the money according to Van's claims.
Forum: RV-12 08-03-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dave12
Thank you, my point exactly. I would love to...

Thank you, my point exactly. I would love to find someone that has used a set.
Forum: RV-12 08-02-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dave12
My youngest daughter wants to learn to fly and I...

My youngest daughter wants to learn to fly and I am considering teaching her in the 12. The pedals are too far away for her short legs. Has anyone used vans pedal extensions? If so, what did you...
Forum: RV-12 08-02-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dave12
Pedal extensions

Does anyone have any experience with the extensions from Vans? How well do they work?
Forum: RV-12 08-01-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,010
Posted By Dave12
I built my 2nd 12 in 6 months.

I built my 2nd 12 in 6 months.
Forum: RV-12 07-29-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,761
Posted By Dave12
About as cool as it gets!

About as cool as it gets!
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