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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,258
Posted By Auburntsts
I just got through listening to about 4 hours’...

I just got through listening to about 4 hours’ worth of LiveATC archived audio of Fisk Approach from the afternoon of Sunday, July 22nd. Here’s my non-expert opinion based upon that and watching...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,258
Posted By Auburntsts
We arrived Saturday morning IFR so other than...

We arrived Saturday morning IFR so other than landing with the highest crosswind I've ever attempted in my RV, it was a total non-event for us. Had we been VFR, I don't think I'd have done more than...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By Auburntsts
Not so fast....

Not necessarily easy depending on your firewall penetration method. I used the eyeball style pass throughs and getting those tiny screws in place in the confines of the firewall recess behind the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By Auburntsts
I used a motorcycle doohickey that clamps on the...

I used a motorcycle doohickey that clamps on the cable and allows you to spray lube into the cable. It wasnít a perfect solution but it got the job done as my throttle cable was sticking and this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Auburntsts
I had the same thing happen and covered the split...

I had the same thing happen and covered the split with RTV. No issues since.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,278
Posted By Auburntsts
Great time at Osh. Back home safe at Manassas...

Great time at Osh. Back home safe at Manassas after an uneventful IFR flight over Lake Michigan.
Forum: RV-10 07-24-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By Auburntsts
The closest spot would be on north end of the 101...

The closest spot would be on north end of the 101 woods next to the private sleepy hollow campground if you can find a spot.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By Auburntsts
LiveATC does it for you. You can listen to the...

LiveATC does it for you. You can listen to the current feed or the archives.

https://www.liveatc.net/search/?icao=KOSH
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,703
Posted By Auburntsts
Weíre here. HBC, south end of row 318. Look for...

Weíre here. HBC, south end of row 318. Look for the only RV10 without a canopy cover ó we left ours behind.:mad:

Currently drinking beer with Kyle at the SOS bros. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,708
Posted By Auburntsts
We saw Bob there and finished our food just...

We saw Bob there and finished our food just before it poured. Weíre at the south end of row 318 in HBCó stop by and say hi!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,031
Posted By Auburntsts
Made it to Osh! We came in IFR which made it it...

Made it to Osh! We came in IFR which made it it pretty painless. We had a sporty crosswind landingó not my finest but I didnít break anything on the plane!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,843
Posted By Auburntsts
3rd installmentó hopefully not too late to...

3rd installmentó hopefully not too late to need.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCPvCeylCnQ
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,031
Posted By Auburntsts
We made it safe and sound from Northern Virginia...

We made it safe and sound from Northern Virginia to our planned overnight stop in Southern Indiana. We were IFR but as expected, had to still bob and weave a bit. Indy Center didnít do us any...
Forum: Safety 07-18-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,488
Posted By Auburntsts
EAA just put these tips up on their...

EAA just put these tips up on their...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,843
Posted By Auburntsts
Part 2 of the Series: https://youtu.be/A9QXN42WfFc

Part 2 of the Series:
https://youtu.be/A9QXN42WfFc
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-17-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,875
Posted By Auburntsts
Yes, thereís 2 BnBs and 4 restaurants. More info...

Yes, thereís 2 BnBs and 4 restaurants. More info is available here:http://www.tangierisland-va.com/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,843
Posted By Auburntsts
We'll know for sure by Thursday, but it looks our...

We'll know for sure by Thursday, but it looks our original plan which is to fly IFR to South-Central Indiana to spend the night with friends and head to OSH IFR Saturday morning is our best bet. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,843
Posted By Auburntsts
AirVenture Enroute Weather

Scott Dennstaedt, Co-founder of AvWxWorkshops and the WeatherSpork App (it's what I use), is publishing a video series on YouTube on current weather analysis for getting to Oshkosh. Here's the first...
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 382,160
Posted By Auburntsts
She's a beaut Joe!

She's a beaut Joe!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,228
Posted By Auburntsts
Well, I'm been watching the prog charts we've...

Well, I'm been watching the prog charts we've already had to start a weather tap dance and adjust things since we're coming from the Eastcoast. Originally we were leaving on Friday to visit friends...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By Auburntsts
I've got Bruce's light weight travel cover and...

I've got Bruce's light weight travel cover and love it. I've had it for 3 years and it isn't showing any signs of wear.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-16-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,875
Posted By Auburntsts
I have Verizon too. My service was intermittent,...

I have Verizon too. My service was intermittent, so maybe it was just that day or something, but my wife wasn't getting any better reception on her phone either. When I was calling for my clearance...
Forum: RV-10 07-16-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By Auburntsts
Carl, Check your PMs.

Carl,
Check your PMs.
Forum: Safety 07-16-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,488
Posted By Auburntsts
That's kind of the Catch-22 in all of this. The...

That's kind of the Catch-22 in all of this. The folks most likely to be unaware or blatantly ignore the NOTAM probably don't hang out on any of the aviation forums.

Then there's the group that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Auburntsts
In the past yes. We've stumbled, err, walked...

In the past yes. We've stumbled, err, walked back from SOS Bros many times using the gate at the intersection of Foundation and Gallatin.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,758
Posted By Auburntsts
I've brewed some that are worse, but I still...

I've brewed some that are worse, but I still wouldn't put my name on it! :o:D In any event, the offer to help still stands if you need us.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,758
Posted By Auburntsts
I would never put my name on a bottle of anything...

I would never put my name on a bottle of anything Bud. :p My lowlife friends would disown me!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,758
Posted By Auburntsts
Mike, my wife Toni and I'd be glad to help.

Mike, my wife Toni and I'd be glad to help.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,704
Posted By Auburntsts
You guys just need to ditch your rides for an...

You guys just need to ditch your rides for an RV-10 - plenty of room for gear then. :D;)
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By Auburntsts
I was going to use some type of connector but in...

I was going to use some type of connector but in the end opted not to. Figured if I was having to remove my wings, cutting wires would be the least of my worries. I left a long pigtail that I...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-09-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,875
Posted By Auburntsts
Tangier Island, VA

So we took a $100 hamburger (crabcake) flight to Tangier Island, VA located in the Chesapeake Bay. http://www.tangierisland-va.com/

I chose to fly IFR from my home base of Manassas (KHEF) to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By Auburntsts
In my experience summer cumulus are bumpy no...

In my experience summer cumulus are bumpy no matter what. I try to avoid flying through them as much as possible by either deviation or altitude change, but eventually penetration is inevitable so I...
Forum: RV-10 07-07-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By Auburntsts
Meh. Or you could just let it be. I fly...

Meh. Or you could just let it be. I fly throughout the Southeast year round and the heat muffs dumping hot air into the cowl isn’t an issue IMO. YNMV....
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-07-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By Auburntsts
Kinda, but more just not telling the whole story....

Kinda, but more just not telling the whole story. In the post of mine you quoted, I was simply adding an operating condition Aluminum left off his 91.215 airspace list above. What you’re bringing...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-06-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By Auburntsts
Plus flight above 10,000 feet MSL, over the 48...

Plus flight above 10,000 feet MSL, over the 48 contiguous states or the District of Columbia, excluding that airspace below 2,500 feet AGL.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-06-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By Auburntsts
So to recap: - check your oplims and make sure...

So to recap:

- check your oplims and make sure IFR flight is authorized. Chances are they will say VFR only unless equipped IAW 91.205 for night and IFR flight. However, some older ones might not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,508
Posted By Auburntsts
While I agree with you on the GPS, I think having...

While I agree with you on the GPS, I think having a VOR to give you options is a good idea. It makes no sense to me to willingly throw away VOR/LOC/GS capabilities, even if you donít need use them...
Forum: RV-10 07-03-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By Auburntsts
I just used a wooden block and 1-1/2" alum tube...

I just used a wooden block and 1-1/2" alum tube wrapped with various grits of sandpaper. More labor intensive for sure, but I just didn't want to buy a tool for the job.

As for cutoffs, I used a...
Forum: Midwest 07-03-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By Auburntsts
All very true and I defer to your expertise! You...

All very true and I defer to your expertise! You guys are a class act and run an awesome operation that's greatly appreciated! :)
Forum: Midwest 07-03-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By Auburntsts
Well you might want to drop a note to Fred...

Well you might want to drop a note to Fred Stadler because thatís exactly what he recommends doing in this yearís EAA Webinar on Flying into Osh.
Forum: Midwest 07-03-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,619
Posted By Auburntsts
I'd also recommend taking your camping...

I'd also recommend taking your camping credentials with you just in case as that's the only real proof that you actually have a spot.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By Auburntsts
Thanks, but no need. After I posted that pic...

Thanks, but no need. After I posted that pic request (which I deleted) I found the install manual on the PHAviation website which clearly shows what's required.
Forum: RV-10 07-01-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Auburntsts
With both feet on the pedals can you move the...

With both feet on the pedals can you move the rudder from stop to stop without excessive travel? With no air loads the opposite pedal to the one being pushed will always be slack unless you keep...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,833
Posted By Auburntsts
Iíve used lemon pledge for over 10 years (on my...

Iíve used lemon pledge for over 10 years (on my own plane and FBO rentals) with no apparent ill effects. I remove bugs with water but do general cleaning with the pledge.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,833
Posted By Auburntsts
I use plain water on a microfiber cloth. The...

I use plain water on a microfiber cloth. The works 99% of the time. For the 1% where the bugs are old and don’t easily come off, I soak a paper towel in water and lay it over the area for 10-15...
Forum: RV-10 06-28-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By Auburntsts
What Kyle said. I installed my engine and fitted...

What Kyle said. I installed my engine and fitted the cowl before I installed the camloc mounting strips. My camlocs are Milspec brand and I rolled my own mounting strips, but the concept is the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,636
Posted By Auburntsts
Is there any difference in the designs that makes...

Is there any difference in the designs that makes a Continental easier or more difficult than a Lycoming in this regard? I ask because IMO Mike tends to be more Continental centric in his writing and...
Forum: RV-10 06-24-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By Auburntsts
No real recommendations other than you can get...

No real recommendations other than you can get the same tie down ring a little cheaper from other sites like this one: http://pitposse.com/tiedohoandtr.html

Oh and I guarantee you will never hear...
Forum: RV-10 06-24-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By Auburntsts
Sometimes it’s just faster and/or easier to go...

Sometimes it’s just faster and/or easier to go with a pre-fab’d component than rolling your own, especially when it comes to modifications. YMMV.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,337
Posted By Auburntsts
If you pian to routinely fly IFR, my vote is not...

If you pian to routinely fly IFR, my vote is not to go GPS only. While I fly IFR direct using my GTN 650 a lot, I still like having VOR/GS/LOC capability for both enroute and terminal operations. ...
Forum: RV-10 06-24-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,049
Posted By Auburntsts
+1. I too have an AirWard panel on the left side...

+1. I too have an AirWard panel on the left side and find it one of the more useful mods you can make. I donít have the Aerosport panel put still find removing the forward tunnel cover a PITA. With...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,425
Posted By Auburntsts
So FlyGarmin isn't the most user friendly site...

So FlyGarmin isn't the most user friendly site when it comes to depicting database prices as there's 2 ways to enter it and you don't get exactly the same results.

The best way IMO is to select the...
Forum: RV-12 06-21-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 28,753
Posted By Auburntsts
Garmin Database Pricing...

FYI, unless you have 2 or more certified Garmin boxes (eg 2 GTN 650s, a 650 & a 750, etc) it's cheaper to go with just a regular G3X/GTN database bundle vs the Onepak or PilotPak. Even though the...
Forum: RV-10 06-18-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,944
Posted By Auburntsts
Iím no engineer, and certainly donít have any...

Iím no engineer, and certainly donít have any data to refrute Vans conservative recommendation, but Iím 100% confident that the two GPS antennas I have mounted to the top of my cabin and their...
Forum: RV-10 06-18-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By Auburntsts
+1

This -- I switched to the socket head screws after stripping a couple of Philips head screws.
Forum: RV-10 06-17-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By Auburntsts
I have no idea what I was thinking about the top...

I have no idea what I was thinking about the top panel — of course it doesn’t need to come off to take the lower panel off. My guess is what I was trying to say was it’s less time consuming to take...
Forum: RV-10 06-17-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,147
Posted By Auburntsts
Iíve never had reason to get into the tailcone...

Iíve never had reason to get into the tailcone just to take a look and after 3 years I have experienced nothing to change my opinion. That said if you feel the need, the top panel doesnít involve...
Forum: RV-10 06-15-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,987
Posted By Auburntsts
What's the possibility of using a Roto-molded,...

What's the possibility of using a Roto-molded, polyethylene plastic boat fuel tank vs having someone weld up an aluminum one from scratch? A 40 gal one from West Marine costs $220....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Auburntsts
I use it with no issues. To keep it simple I set...

I use it with no issues. To keep it simple I set up my envelope in the Normal Category defined by these 4 points:

Empty weight, most forward CG
GW, most forward CG
GW, most aft CG
Empty weight,...
Forum: RV-10 06-15-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,987
Posted By Auburntsts
This thread highlights the need for a "like"...

This thread highlights the need for a "like" button for posts! Nothing to add other than neato!
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,110
Posted By Auburntsts
Maybe, but since we're in the RV-10 Forum it's a...

Maybe, but since we're in the RV-10 Forum it's a 6 cylinder engine not a 4 so the power pulses aren't 90 deg apart. I'd argue that the "perceived" smoothness comes more from the lower tip speed and...
Forum: RV-10 06-11-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,904
Posted By Auburntsts
Sorry, no pics handy, but mine is just a large...

Sorry, no pics handy, but mine is just a large length of silicone firesleeve about 10-12Ē in length and has a big enough diameter to slip over the cube. Got it from Aircraft Spruce
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