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Forum: RV-12 12-15-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By Dave12
You can order real good wing walk from a/s and...

You can order real good wing walk from a/s and they will cut it to size. Been using the whole doubled area for years with it. Still looks like new, no wear and no seam.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-13-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By Dave12
Email sent

Email sent
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-05-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,967
Posted By Dave12
Yes, I have an RV12 and plan on building a Rans...

Yes, I have an RV12 and plan on building a Rans S21 with the same panel as the 12 and a Barrett IO360.
Forum: RV-12 11-21-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By Dave12
Hey Joe, check your pmís.

Hey Joe, check your pmís.
Forum: RV-12 11-16-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,029
Posted By Dave12
So Steve, am I seeing a real nice CNC bent set...

So Steve, am I seeing a real nice CNC bent set of fuel lines becoming available to replace the flexible lines for the outbound?
Forum: RV-12 11-15-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,029
Posted By Dave12
Like Bob, Mike, Steve and Alex, I am anxiously...

Like Bob, Mike, Steve and Alex, I am anxiously awaiting my Outbound which should be soon. Last June my wife and I were traveling the country and decided to stop at Rans to have a look. I was able...
Forum: RV-12 11-02-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,103
Posted By Dave12
Iíve had vor/loc/ils on both of the 12ís Iíve...

Iíve had vor/loc/ils on both of the 12ís Iíve built and mounted both of the antennas on the bottom of the tail cone fairing under the stabilator. Works fine and you donít even notice it there. ...
Forum: RV-12 10-30-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,450
Posted By Dave12
I had a similar situation with my 1st 12 back in...

I had a similar situation with my 1st 12 back in 2011. It was the D180. Run the engine until you see the temp going wild then check the coolant temperature with another source. I too suspected the...
Forum: RV-12 10-28-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,709
Posted By Dave12
Skyview does have Flight plan memory. Flight...

Skyview does have Flight plan memory. Flight plans get stored on the removable memory stick . For users of the Ifly app, that now communicates with the Skyview.
Forum: RV-12 10-25-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,172
Posted By Dave12
I counted 65 turns for five gallons.

I counted 65 turns for five gallons.
Forum: RV-10 10-22-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,453
Posted By Dave12
Congratulations Mike. Havenít seen you in...

Congratulations Mike. Havenít seen you in awhile. Where are you keeping it?
Forum: RV-12 10-21-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,424
Posted By Dave12
A bit more drift. Which wing are you using Mike?

A bit more drift. Which wing are you using Mike?
Forum: RV-12 10-19-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,424
Posted By Dave12
Tis a thing of beauty Mike.

Tis a thing of beauty Mike.
Forum: RV-12 10-09-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,148
Posted By Dave12
Couldnít have said it better!

Couldnít have said it better!
Forum: RV-12 09-29-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,263
Posted By Dave12
;)Iíve built and flown two 12ís to 400 hrs each. ...

;)Iíve built and flown two 12ís to 400 hrs each. They are very hard to beat in many ways, although I am moving on. I have been to the mothership and saw the is demonstrator. It is absolute...
Forum: RV-12 09-28-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,974
Posted By Dave12
If you say so.

If you say so.
Forum: RV-12 09-23-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,177
Posted By Dave12
You can take this to the bank.

You can take this to the bank.
Forum: RV-12 09-23-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,021
Posted By Dave12
800+/- since 2011 in two different 12ís.

800+/- since 2011 in two different 12ís.
Forum: RV-12 09-19-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,481
Posted By Dave12
I have been wondering if you were ok? Been...

I have been wondering if you were ok? Been awhile since I have read your wisdom.
Forum: RV-12 09-18-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,461
Posted By Dave12
Canít wait to see this one!

Canít wait to see this one!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-14-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 140,503
Posted By Dave12
You have a looong flight to Belfast.

You have a looong flight to Belfast.
Forum: RV-12 09-08-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,366
Posted By Dave12
If you remove your fairings and the mounting...

If you remove your fairings and the mounting brackets then assemble them on a workbench, you will see a large hole on the outboard bracket. If you transfer/matchdrill that hole through the front...
Forum: RV-12 09-08-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,927
Posted By Dave12
Governor Valcikís pump took a short vacay one...

Governor Valcikís pump took a short vacay one time and a smack with a hammer did the trick. He got a month or so out of it. Canít begin to remember all of the starters that I have overhauled with a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,277
Posted By Dave12
The 12ist prototype is a stunning and almost...

The 12ist prototype is a stunning and almost flawless airplane. I say ďalmost ď because there might be a slight flaw in it, but I sure didnít see it. Vanís has a real good crew working on this.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-28-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,688
Posted By Dave12
Yea Russ, have you decided about Maine?

Yea Russ, have you decided about Maine?
Forum: RV-12 08-06-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,598
Posted By Dave12
Check your pmís

Check your pmís
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-06-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,515
Posted By Dave12
Rob, I think you are going to get a visit! The...

Rob, I think you are going to get a visit! The wheels are turning. Two weeks ago at Kosh, my buddies Skunk, Tonto and I shared a picnic table in front of one of the food venues with two Aussie...
Forum: RV-12 08-01-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,667
Posted By Dave12
I knew the governor could not resist. The...

I knew the governor could not resist. The question is, will it make the front page? It appears that Vlad knows what happened to his fuel. Good job Mike!
Forum: RV-12 07-09-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,388
Posted By Dave12
Filled rivet heads

Does anyone remember what Geico (Larry Geiger) used to fill the rivet heads on the Rv12 he built?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-01-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,340
Posted By Dave12
No doubt about it, you drink good whiskey!

No doubt about it, you drink good whiskey!
Forum: RV-12 06-25-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,455
Posted By Dave12
If you follow the manual, take your time and use...

If you follow the manual, take your time and use some care you should have a good lay up. Stay away from the Viking part. It will never look as good as a good lay up. You can tell the canopies...
Forum: RV-12 06-24-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,130
Posted By Dave12
I donít think they are worried.

I donít think they are worried.
Forum: RV-12 06-21-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,130
Posted By Dave12
I have seen it and itís a fine airplane!

I have seen it and itís a fine airplane!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,544
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, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,598
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, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,931
Posted By Dave12
Steve, that is a beautiful 12.

Steve, that is a beautiful 12.
Forum: RV-12 06-03-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,583
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, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,942
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: RV-12 05-20-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,641
Posted By Dave12
Good thought food Joe.

Good thought food Joe.
Forum: RV-12 05-16-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,391
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, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,391
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, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 844
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, 07:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,584
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, 07:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,584
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, 06:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,584
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, 06:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,658
Posted By Dave12
Donít go there!

Donít go there!
Forum: Safety 04-19-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,658
Posted By Dave12
Good find Dan.

Good find Dan.
Forum: RV-10 04-16-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 380,367
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, 07:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,424
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, 06:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,584
Posted By Dave12
Never balanced eh?

Never balanced eh?
Forum: RV-12 03-21-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,121
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, 01:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,121
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, 07:24 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 36,483
Posted By Dave12
Might just be implied.

Might just be implied.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-12-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,818
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, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,221
Posted By Dave12
Itís just a placard.

Itís just a placard.
Forum: RV-12 03-07-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
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, 09:36 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 36,483
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, 08:46 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 36,483
Posted By Dave12
Wow, those guys are fast!

Wow, those guys are fast!
Forum: RV-12 02-23-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 36,483
Posted By Dave12
Joe, check your pmís.

Joe, check your pmís.
Forum: RV-12 02-19-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,266
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, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,813
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, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,490
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...
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