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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,979
Posted By Geeman
My "old man" Dad

I had my Dad as a named pilot on my RV. On renewal one year the premium jumped up significantly. I called and they said it was due to his age (75 at the time I think.) so I ended up removing him...
Forum: California 10-18-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By Geeman
Aerobatic Training Bay Area, CA

I would like to get some upset recovery training, spin training, etc in the San Francisco area, as well as some aero training. Any recommendations?

Thanks.
Forum: Midwest 08-21-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 510
Posted By Geeman
KFLY Colorado Springs info

I am considering buying property at Meadow Lake. Would like to talk to someone based there if possible. Thanks. If you want to email me that would be great too.

geekyle@yahoo.com

Kyle
Forum: California 08-15-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,455
Posted By Geeman
New to the Bay Area

I just moved to the bay area...hangared in Novato. The bay tour mentioned, is this on the VFR chart? Any details would be appreciated.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By Geeman
DPE

I know one that will do it in Huntsville TX. PM me for contact.
Forum: Reviews 04-02-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,667
Posted By Geeman
Not the RV

Just to be clear. I do not have my RV with BWI. The rates that I mentioned were on a twin Comanche and the C150. I have my RV with Gallagher.
Forum: Reviews 04-01-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,667
Posted By Geeman
Iíve used them.

I had a twin Comanche and a C150 with them in the last year. Rates were best I found.
Forum: GPS 03-28-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By Geeman
Wires all have slack.

All the wires have slack. I can see it is "hung up" on the fingers in the back. I guess I will pull harder.
Forum: GPS 03-28-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By Geeman
Removing 696 from Airgizmo

I recently purchased an RV-7 with a 696 panel mounted air gizmo. How in the heck does it come out. I have rolled the latch so that the 696 is tilted all the way out from the top and from the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-06-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,092
Posted By Geeman
Taxiing the Tip up partial open.

I just purchased an RV-7 tip up (previous RV-6 slider owner) and was looking for ideas on how to support the canopy partially open while taxiing. Itís only March and I can tell itís going to be...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-04-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,228
Posted By Geeman
Carb shop in Houston?

If the carb needs overhauled, could someone recommend a shop in the Houston area.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-04-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,228
Posted By Geeman
Help with slight loss of engine power/running rich

I have an RV-6, O-360, 850 hours, built it 2000.

On take off and climb out the other day it felt a bit low on power. As I was climbing I started leaning it a little and the power came up. It...
Forum: Safety 10-25-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 28,887
Posted By Geeman
B&C Slow Meat Servo Idiot Light

BC-207

http://www.bandc.aero/overunder-voltagesensor.aspx
Forum: Safety 10-25-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 28,887
Posted By Geeman
Overvoltage Protection Options

I am looking at a way to install a simple over voltage protection like the one in the above post. I talked to B&C yesterday and they told me I needed to buy there alternator and their crowbar...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-21-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By Geeman
Console for sale

I have one for sale if you are interested. Shoot me an email and I will send you some pics. geekyle@yahoo.com. It was from a kit...can't remember who. Set up for the flat DJM throttle.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-29-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 26,893
Posted By Geeman
Awesome

I wanted to install one of these last year but wanted magnetic heading.....yes, Garmin does it again.
Forum: Texas (South) 11-10-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,643
Posted By Geeman
Houston/Gulf Coast RV Friendly IFR DPE

I am working on my instrument ticket and will likely be ready for my check ride soon after the holidays. My instructor started checking around and did not have much luck with finding someone that...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-07-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,520
Posted By Geeman
Dead PC680 then lots of radio noise (help)

Sunday AM I fired up the RV-6 with no apparent issues and went to a cheap gas stop about 20 minute flight. After getting fuel, battery was dead, prop moved about 20 degrees, then nothing. I jumped...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 09-20-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,075
Posted By Geeman
Your new to you RV-10

Call me if you get tired of it. Looks like it was a good deal.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 09-20-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,075
Posted By Geeman
RV-10

Did you buy the RV-10 in north Texas area? Hope you enjoy it. I was about to call the owner last night and saw a sale pending on it.
Forum: Midwest 09-06-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By Geeman
180 HP FP RV-6

I am not an experienced mountain flyer, but I have been through Colorado several times in the middle of the summer. Been to Leadville, Gunnison, Durango, etc. The performance of my RV-6 with a 180...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,016
Posted By Geeman
RV-7 Air Conditioning

Looking for someone who has an AC in their RV-7 to discuss the performance and install.

Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,016
Posted By Geeman
Thanks.

Yes, sent him an email today. A&M class of 1990 by the way.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,016
Posted By Geeman
Airflow Systems Air Conditioning for RV-6/7/9

Has anyone installed an AC in their RV-7? I know there are a few around in the RV-10's. Looks like the only one on the market I could find is Airflow Systems. Does anyone have any experience with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,486
Posted By Geeman
Dumb Question about bringing beer in

I am parking in home built parking. Parked there several times. Can I bring a cooler and beer in my plane and leave it in HBP?

Can you hang out by your plane and have a beer in that area? It is...
Forum: Interiors 06-21-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 56,606
Posted By Geeman
Conosole Covering

Luke,

Did you guys cover the console in the first picture? I am doing the same console in an RV-7. I would also like to cover it in leather. Thanks.
Forum: Safety 06-07-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 65,608
Posted By Geeman
XS09 10 miles north of Conroe TX (Grass)

I have room for 4 RV's and a nice effecieny apartment in the Hangar.

geekyle@yahoo.com
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-31-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,851
Posted By Geeman
New builder 30 mins north of Woodlands could use a little getting started help

I purchased an RV-7 kit several years ago and it sat while I changed jobs a few times and moved a few times. I am now in a position to get going on it. I am starting to work on the fuselage...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-26-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,132
Posted By Geeman
Andair Fuel System pictures io360

I am planning my fuel system plumbing. Looking for recommended builder websites. I am planning andair fuel pump and filter on a fuel injected engine. Wanted to see some examples.

Thanks in...
Forum: Texas (South) 05-11-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,466
Posted By Geeman
XS09 30 minutes north of The Woodlands

I have room in my mine in New Waverly north of Conroe. Not sure where you need to go, but it is at least an hour to Hooks driving. 18-36 Grass. Shoot me an email.

Kyle Gee
geekyle@yahoo.com
Forum: GPS 03-30-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,402
Posted By Geeman
696 Lower Costs?

How about the 696?
Forum: Engine Monitors 03-19-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,685
Posted By Geeman
EI Tach isolators

I purchased a used ei tach and it requires isolators going to the mags. Does anyone know what these are? I assume they are resistors. If so, what size?

Also, the EI manual does not say how to reset...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,801
Posted By Geeman
Aero Lake Estates

I grew up in Tyler. My Dad has flown out of Tyler Pounds Field since I was a kid. 40+ years. I tried to talk my Dad into building out there, but he says it is too far out. Lake Palestine is nice...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,061
Posted By Geeman
KNEW

KNEW for sure. $25 cab ride to French Quarter. We go there 1-2 per year.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-11-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 22,070
Posted By Geeman
wait and watch

Waiting till 2019 to see everything available. As with electronics these days, I figure the options will keep getting better. Maybe wishfull thinking.
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-07-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,589
Posted By Geeman
Source for Heat Muff one inlet & 2 outlets

I have a heat muff about 12" long on my 6 that has one inlet and two outlets.(1.75" vettermen crossover exhaust) One for cabin heat and one for carb heat. I can only find them with one in and one...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,491
Posted By Geeman
Talking Good year for us too

I dont have the hours in front of me but...

New Waverly TX-Destin (beachtime)

New Waverly TX-New Orleans (partytime)

New Waverly TX -Sedona AZ-Durango CO-Leadville CO-New Waverly TX
Wife and I...
Forum: Painting your RV 03-17-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,880
Posted By Geeman
Dont have to be a pro

My neihgbor is going next month or two and he talked to the guy who puts the class on and he said many homebuilders attend so does not sound like you have to be a painter. I have painted a few cars...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-17-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 64,063
Posted By Geeman
Sedona

Is it Sedona?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,687
Posted By Geeman
Flycutter Supplier to Cut Fuel Tank Access holes

I am about to go after my fuel tank leak. Can someone recommend a supplier for a good fly cutter to cut the holes. I purchased the panels from Vans, and I think the hole is 5 1/4". Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,900
Posted By Geeman
I would just get it home and then find a cfi

I would find someone to get it to VA for you and get the dual at your home airport in your plane. That is what I did when I purchased my plane. There are plenty of people on the forum that could...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-08-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,837
Posted By Geeman
Don't sweat the landings

Don't worry about the landings. I had 40-50 hours before I felt comfortable landing my 6. Now i am 80-90 percent with smooth landings after over 200 hours. And the other 10-20 well let's just say...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,058
Posted By Geeman
SF to Houston

Partain
2 years ago
RV-7 Full Kit
San Fransisco to Houston
About $2000
No damage
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-05-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 885
Posted By Geeman
Rudder attach corrosion

During annual I found some surface corrosion on the rudder attach brackets. Did a search and did not see any info on best way to address it. I pulled rudder off and used some scotch brite and was...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-28-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,224
Posted By Geeman
A guy identified it as a 92 Suzuki samari. Picked...

A guy identified it as a 92 Suzuki samari. Picked one up at orielly. Back in business. Thanks
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-27-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,224
Posted By Geeman
Bad overhaul broken at Osh.

Well I sent this to a local alternator shop and they must have muffed it. On the way to Osh the amp meter started over amping bad and got the smell of burning wire. Tuned off the alternator master...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,417
Posted By Geeman
Mine is leaking too.

Mine has had a very small leak for a while and has recently gotten a bit worse. Drip every 15-20 mins...I am geussing. I dont consider it a big safety issue. It is sliding off the back of the wing...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-18-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,278
Posted By Geeman
Simple Green for Aircraft

I use simple green for aircraft. Use it on the belly too. I heard regular green simple green is corrosive to aluminum.

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/cspages/09-00809.php?clickkey=6888
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,803
Posted By Geeman
I did the same thing last year as well. About...

I did the same thing last year as well. About 6-8 RV's right in front of me as a group and a couple of slow planes in front of them was causing a back up. I just did a really big left turn and as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,677
Posted By Geeman
See this thread I started. There are some wiring diagragms that may help

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=114652
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-30-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,224
Posted By Geeman
Anyone recognize this alternator

No part numbers on it that I can find. Thinking about just buying a new one.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-30-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,224
Posted By Geeman
Thanks

Just what I needed.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-29-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,224
Posted By Geeman
More help.

Forgive my ignorance but I am not familiar with wiring up regulators. But if I have an alternator with an internal regulator and I only have one big wire going to it, is the internal regulator...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-29-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,224
Posted By Geeman
On firewall?

Your saying that is a regulator on the firewall?
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-29-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,224
Posted By Geeman
Alternator Question

I am starting my annual and the last few flights I noticed my amp meter oscillating. Thought I may need a new alternator and or a regulator. This is the alternator I have. Anyone recognize it? ...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-18-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,716
Posted By Geeman
15 knots is about it for me

I have done 15 knots direct crosswind and felt that was about all the rudder I had left. I have the small rudder.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 973
Posted By Geeman
Sunshade

The are called Koger sunshades.

Aircraft spruce has them. One of the tool company sells them. Avery? maybe.

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/pspages/rogerShade.php

I got one at Osh last...
Forum: Texas (South) 06-06-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,981
Posted By Geeman
Kind of what I was thinking...and you can stay at...

Kind of what I was thinking...and you can stay at Amelia's Landing.
Forum: Texas (South) 06-05-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,981
Posted By Geeman
Check this website

http://matagordapeninsula.com/


I flew over this months ago but did not land. Runway looked usable. Lots of makeshift fishing camps. Super secluded.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,412
Posted By Geeman
I did a trip last summer Houston, oshkosh, custer...

I did a trip last summer Houston, oshkosh, custer SD(mt rushmore), yellowstone, Johnson creek ID, Parkcity UT, Winterpark CO, Houston.

This was my first time in the mountains. I did alot of...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 04-28-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,861
Posted By Geeman
Ram mount parts

My wife and I were about to depart Denver mid afternoon. It was close to 100F outside. I was loosening a ram mount for my 696 and the knob and spring and all came apart and fell down through the...
Forum: Northwest 04-24-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,517
Posted By Geeman
Conga approach

That is pretty much how I landed my first time in.
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