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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By 74-07
Hydro-dipping prep

We have our panel almost ready to go to hydro dipper. They aren't open for the holidays and I hate to waste time if there's more work to be done. I failed to ask the question of just how smooth do...
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel Today, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By 74-07
Taildragger

Old pro told me years ago, "All you have to do is ALWAYS keep the little wheel behind the big ones!"
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-08-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By 74-07
John, I have owned an 8 and now own a 7 based at...

John,

I have owned an 8 and now own a 7 based at Laurens. Send me a PM with your contact info and we’ll get together.

Rob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By 74-07
Panel

Just an update. After reading lots of threads here, asking some experts and, doing alot of research, my son and I have decided to have the panel hydro-dipped. The last of my avionics parts are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By 74-07
Rivets

Unless your upgrade is to Dynon Skyview in which case you can utilize a remote magnetometer which disables the ADAHRS magnetometer and you can locate it without regard to ferrous metals.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-05-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 223
Posted By 74-07
Avmap EKP IV - make offer

Updating RV7 panel and have removed a EKP IV and antennae that was working perfectly when removed. Unit has newer database chip which was purchased in late 2016. Includes unit, antennae and external...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By 74-07
Sam, I thought long and hard about doing the mod...

Sam, I thought long and hard about doing the mod in place. Several factors steered me towards the complete removel. First, I was concerned about the potential for getting metal dust and shavings into...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By 74-07
Thanks everyone. I also just want to compliment...

Thanks everyone. I also just want to compliment Brian's build quality. During the last 9 months, we have pretty much been through the airplane. I'm an ex-Air Force pilot and retired Director of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By 74-07
Moody AFB. 74-07

Moody AFB. 74-07
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,263
Posted By 74-07
Non-builders/second owners projects

Well, I've done it now. After owning our 7 for under a year, my son and I have started down the new panel road. It's kind of scary to take a perfectly flying and operating RV and just rip it's heart...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By 74-07
Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By 74-07
RV7 Tip Up Panel dimensions

Cranking up on panel redo. I am not at the hangar and I need just the basic vertical (center of panel) and horizontal (side to side) measurements of a 7 tipup instrument panel. Local expert is going...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-16-2017, 04:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,881
Posted By 74-07
Awesome work!

Awesome work!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By 74-07
Dynon magnetometers

Thanks Larry and Jesse!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By 74-07
Dynon magnetometer questions RV7

Installing a Skyview beside a D-180. To prevent thread drift, I am fully aware of the limitations of this setup. Does anyone know if the 180 remote mag can coexist with the Skyview remote...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By 74-07
Dynon ADAHRS mount in RV7 drawing

We're getting ready to replace the EKP-IV with a Skyview in our RV7 (Aurora built by Brian Carroll) . We have researched (read many, many threads most of which seemed to have been written before the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,771
Posted By 74-07
Doing mine the hard way since I bought an...

Doing mine the hard way since I bought an ultimate quick build (built by someone else) RV7. At 66 years old, I'm one year into a two year A&P course. After flying and operating airplanes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By 74-07
Connectors

Replaced my standard Dynon connectors with these about 6 months ago. They have been flawless up to this point.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,146
Posted By 74-07
Eclipse photo

Incredible photo. Would like to share it on facebook (of course give photo credit to you) but won't do that without your permission.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,484
Posted By 74-07
Triple Tree

Perhaps I can offer some answers.

First, dogs are absolutely welcome as long as they are on a leash and well behaved. We love dogs!

Next, no operations are permitted during nightime or, in this...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-14-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,743
Posted By 74-07
Contact info sent

Contact info sent
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-14-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,743
Posted By 74-07
Canopy Crack

PM sent please check
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-07-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,743
Posted By 74-07
Canopy repair

My 7 had the usual broken out piece at the right rear corner. Thru a friend, I met a gentleman who had used this same technique to repair an 8 canopy previously. He took my canopy (and the broken...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By 74-07
Agree on Kent. My son and I did our transition...

Agree on Kent. My son and I did our transition trainng with him. We had a blast!
Forum: Propellers 07-18-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By 74-07
Prop

I didn't build my 7 but same. 2.25 extension with James cowl. Absolutely perfect fit.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-29-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By 74-07
Triple Tree is hosting a fly in with meals,...

Triple Tree is hosting a fly in with meals, camping, etc.
SC00 - Woodruff,SC
www.tripletreeaerodrome.com
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-20-2017, 04:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,999
Posted By 74-07
Panel

Awesome job!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By 74-07
Perhaps a great RV escape/survival tool?

I just found this on Amazon. Looks like it could be easily and safely mounted, would perhaps make a great canopy breaker, includes a saw in the handle and a flint. For $25 it's worth a look....
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-14-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,172
Posted By 74-07
Eclipse

Triple Tree (SC00, Woodruff, SC) is hosting an Eclipse fly-in with camping, food, etc.. Details are at www.tripletreeaerodrome.com
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-08-2017, 04:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By 74-07
RV7

Congratulations on the first flight! Also, very nice video.

I flew corporate jets for Michelin for many years. I absolutely loved flying in your beautiful country. I just can't imagine a better...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By 74-07
Close but no free drinks!

Close but no free drinks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By 74-07
Moody AFB UPT Class 74-07 and RVs

I'm in the process of trying to locate classmates from Air Force UPT class 74-07 (Moody AFB) and in the process of reconnecting, I 'm amazed at how many members own RVs! So far, RV8, RV7 and RV 12s...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,969
Posted By 74-07
RV8

Check your pm.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,333
Posted By 74-07
Leg stiffeners

Just put a set on our 7. Did multiple full stop landings yesterday without ANY vibes. These things rearlly work!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,651
Posted By 74-07
Condition inspection

Awesome. Disregard all the negative comments. You, like most of the rest of us are learning about and enjoying your plane. I had a $12k annual once on a Debonair. Makes no difference if we (my A&p...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-16-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By 74-07
O2

Check your pms.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,929
Posted By 74-07
Sun n Fun n Flu

Same on the flu here in S.C.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By 74-07
Dynon EGT wire connectors

Not to beat this to death but we recently had #4 EGT go intermittant then fail. While investigating, we found two connectors (one on probe side, one on harness side) so loose they literally fell off...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,624
Posted By 74-07
A&P

3 months into an 18 month program. Learning tons after thinking that I knew it all after flying for almost 50 years!

Congratulations
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,029
Posted By 74-07
Thanks

Pm sent and thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,029
Posted By 74-07
Just a spoonful of silkaflex and primer

I need just a spoonful of silkaflex 295 and primer to make a small repair. Anyone have any useable leftover? Would be coming to South Carolina. We'll gladly pay shipping and buy you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,648
Posted By 74-07
Aurora/Brian and Kris

Absolutely one of the nicest gentlemen I've had the pleasure of knowing.
Forum: Safety 01-03-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,315
Posted By 74-07
Second on Kent. My son and I went to him. Great...

Second on Kent. My son and I went to him. Great guy. Easy going yet thorough.
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