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Forum: Propellers 09-10-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,969
Posted By sirlegin
I liked the three blade because I liked the way...

I liked the three blade because I liked the way it looked and of course the MT quality. However, it was really a pain to take off the lower cowl with the third blade.

Finger nail polish takes care...
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,072
Posted By sirlegin
Are you installing a/c in the 9?

Are you installing a/c in the 9?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,406
Posted By sirlegin
This was my first visit to Oshkosh and I flew my...

This was my first visit to Oshkosh and I flew my 9A, and held for 2 1/2 hours after a 6 1/2 hour flight. As I didn't know any better I was glad I practiced slow flight and following railway lines and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,262
Posted By sirlegin
Satanís spawn Iv'e been done building for 7 years...

Satanís spawn
Iv'e been done building for 7 years already and have 600 + hours of fantastic flying. Those clamps are still my worst nightmare but brilliant in working for the cause
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-11-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,053
Posted By sirlegin
I have a call in to Clint. Thanks Can you tell...

I have a call in to Clint. Thanks
Can you tell any differences?
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-11-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,053
Posted By sirlegin
Any ideas where you can get the add on turn downs...

Any ideas where you can get the add on turn downs that fit the Vetterman exhaust pipes?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,134
Posted By sirlegin
Folding bikes

Has anyone experience with the Dahon Speed Uno. I need two to fit in my 9A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 547
Posted By sirlegin
Agree. Been there done that in my Fadec conversion

Agree. Been there done that in my Fadec conversion
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By sirlegin
Don't use the guy Sibirsky did!!

Don't use the guy Sibirsky did!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 419,345
Posted By sirlegin
http://i67.tinypic.com/154g46s.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/154g46s.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 419,345
Posted By sirlegin
<a href="http://tinypic.com?ref=154g46s"...

<a href="http://tinypic.com?ref=154g46s" target="_blank"><img src="http://i67.tinypic.com/154g46s.jpg" border="0" alt="Image and video hosting by TinyPic"></a>
Forum: Safety 04-16-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,983
Posted By sirlegin
As would be said "DOH!!"

As would be said "DOH!!"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,687
Posted By sirlegin
Well done. I have been a happy customer for many...

Well done. I have been a happy customer for many years.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,878
Posted By sirlegin
I did my transition training with Mike Segar in...

I did my transition training with Mike Segar in his 6A and he is based out of a grass field
Forum: COMM 02-10-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,454
Posted By sirlegin
Ditto this and judging by all the problem posts...

Ditto this and judging by all the problem posts the GTR200 or non A radio is the clear answer.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-30-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 344,119
Posted By sirlegin
Sorry Vlad, please don't hit me. It was a text...

Sorry Vlad, please don't hit me. It was a text book landing though.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-30-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 344,119
Posted By sirlegin
https://www.facebook.com/nigel.goad/videos/1020560...

https://www.facebook.com/nigel.goad/videos/10205604860948076/
Takeoff at a bumpy runway and landing on a smooth runway
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,684
Posted By sirlegin
Thanks for the replies. My plane is painted and I...

Thanks for the replies.
My plane is painted and I use wash and wax to get the bugs off every flight but not the whole plane. I have been flying for 7 years and have used Rejex once on the entire...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,684
Posted By sirlegin
RV Washing

What is the best way to do a complete wash of your RV?
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-20-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 446,549
Posted By sirlegin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1bmMA1iA_4 Keep...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1bmMA1iA_4

Keep pounding those rivets !!
Forum: RV-10 01-19-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,443
Posted By sirlegin
It's most definitely coming from a small opening...

It's most definitely coming from a small opening in the firewall which RTV will fix as soon as you can locate it. Flashlight in a dark hangar I've heard works well. I have the Sensorcon which has...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,794
Posted By sirlegin
http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/lgpages/tire...

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/lgpages/tiresensor.php?clickkey=4809133
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By sirlegin
Talking I tink you are postage argh fyne

I tink you are postage argh fyne
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 28,696
Posted By sirlegin
52F between last year and this year.

52F between last year and this year.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-02-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,375
Posted By sirlegin
Van's cannot confirm for sure this engine would...

Van's cannot confirm for sure this engine would fit with available factory components, so I am asking the experts.

I believe you have asked the experts. The only real difference between the 2 is...
Forum: COMM 12-30-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,412
Posted By sirlegin
I converted my old DC's to ANR which was good but...

I converted my old DC's to ANR which was good but nothing in comparison to the Bose A20's which my wife and I have 1 each now. Really rich sound in stereo and good noise reduction and I can still...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By sirlegin
Merry Christmas RVer's

Thanks Doug for a great site and Happy holidays to all you RVer's and GA fliers.
Happy skies for 2018 and beyond
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-16-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,604
Posted By sirlegin
Has time told anything yet?

Has time told anything yet?
Forum: RV-10 12-16-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,343
Posted By sirlegin
Has anybody with questionable Odyssey 680 battery...

Has anybody with questionable Odyssey 680 battery woes upped their voltage regulator to 14.7 volts with any success?
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-15-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,821
Posted By sirlegin
I'm glad you were paying attention. Thanks

I'm glad you were paying attention. Thanks
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-14-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,821
Posted By sirlegin
Here's what I use in my 9A 160HP Catto 3...

Here's what I use in my 9A 160HP Catto 3 blade

POWER SETTING PERCENTAGE
RPM X 100 + MP (INCHES)
60=100%
57=95%
51=85%
48=75%
45=65%
42=60%
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,761
Posted By sirlegin
I used oak baseboard material with fiberglass...

I used oak baseboard material with fiberglass wrapping. They work really well and I also videoed my takeoff's and landing's and there is zero shimmy.
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-06-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,563
Posted By sirlegin
You are wrong, but correct me if I'm wrong

You are wrong, but correct me if I'm wrong
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-06-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,563
Posted By sirlegin
6 years flying my 9A 0320 dual lightspeed, fuel...

6 years flying my 9A
0320 dual lightspeed, fuel injected, catto 3 blade

VNE Never Exceed Speed 210 mph
VNO Maximum Structural Cruising Speed 180mph
VA Maneuvering Speed 124mph
VFE Maximum Flap...
Forum: Interiors 12-02-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By sirlegin
Leather has been excellent for me in looks and...

Leather has been excellent for me in looks and wear and comfort, 7 years on
Forum: Formation Flying 12-01-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,163
Posted By sirlegin
Very nice indeed. I miss that countryside

Very nice indeed. I miss that countryside
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 16,165
Posted By sirlegin
I second Mark's idea

I second Mark's idea
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 815
Posted By sirlegin
My 9a, flying for 6 years has a filter in the...

My 9a, flying for 6 years has a filter in the boost pump and spider valve. Removed the gascolator 4 years ago as it it not needed. Removing the boost pump filter is not an issue during inspection
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-24-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,142
Posted By sirlegin
My 0320 fuel injected takes 6 seconds, WOT and...

My 0320 fuel injected takes 6 seconds, WOT and full rich, of boost pump then turn it off and crank. Starts on first swing of prop every time.
I learnt about the amount of time with boost pump for...
Forum: COMM 11-24-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,779
Posted By sirlegin
I agree entirely. I've had the same results with...

I agree entirely. I've had the same results with my install
Forum: RV-12 11-22-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,386
Posted By sirlegin
Fantastic!!

Fantastic!!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-22-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,453
Posted By sirlegin
On my 0320 engine oil temp should be 120 before...

On my 0320 engine oil temp should be 120 before takeoff?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,570
Posted By sirlegin
Make me smile by Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel....

Make me smile by Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel. Also those magnificent men in their flying machines on a lighter note
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,224
Posted By sirlegin
Couldn't agree more, plus Oregon is beautiful...

Couldn't agree more, plus Oregon is beautiful especially in an RV. You can also catch large crayfish in the river by Mike's airport by hand. An 8 year old showed me and my wife how to do it!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,935
Posted By sirlegin
I put in 2 X 4 drop in fluorescent's which work...

I put in 2 X 4 drop in fluorescent's which work very well lighting wise. You have to remember if you are testing radio and electronics they interfere dramatically, although it was a supreme win for...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-07-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,743
Posted By sirlegin
Takes a little trimming but very easily done and...

Takes a little trimming but very easily done and does not show
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,945
Posted By sirlegin
Glad it all worked out. One thing I have noticed...

Glad it all worked out.
One thing I have noticed in all the replies is that no one has stated go/no go flight conditions. There are so many available outlets, FSS, internet etc that asks why would...
Forum: Texas (North) 10-02-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,320
Posted By sirlegin
I too didn't realize I had touched down with the...

I too didn't realize I had touched down with the mains!! So smoooth..
Regardless if people say you can land where you want coming in from the North, that would be an FAR bust if you touch down before...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,939
Posted By sirlegin
I was insane for 7 1/2 years. Then I was a...

I was insane for 7 1/2 years. Then I was a Hero... Go figure
love flying my RV. Worth every minute
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-01-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,180
Posted By sirlegin
From the FADEC group: I was at AirVenture...

From the FADEC group:



I was at AirVenture last week and stopped in at the Continental tent. I talked to one of their tech reps there and asked; Since you now own Superior and sell Lycoming look...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-25-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,205
Posted By sirlegin
Nice one Rick

Nice one Rick
Forum: Texas (North) 06-06-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,727
Posted By sirlegin
Oh dear. I get it!!

Oh dear. I get it!!
Forum: Texas (North) 06-05-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,727
Posted By sirlegin
I must be missing something. What is the BC...

I must be missing something. What is the BC Squadron?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 616
Posted By sirlegin
52F Northwest Regional Airport Runway Closure

For all those at 52F..
Where are you taking your machines during the runway rebuild project for approximately 8 weeks?
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
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Views: 3,044
Posted By sirlegin
Good luck refilling your 02 tank in New mexico....

Good luck refilling your 02 tank in New mexico. You need a doctors prescription
Forum: RV-12 03-23-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,823
Posted By sirlegin
Same can be applied to my old TR7

Same can be applied to my old TR7
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-21-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,641
Posted By sirlegin
I just had exactly the same thing happen to my...

I just had exactly the same thing happen to my 9A. Dynon D10 amps were up in the 30's and 40's with 14.2 volts being generated.
I noticed the last couple of times I flew the prop did not spin as fast...
Forum: Safety 02-26-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,367
Posted By sirlegin
Well done Walt and happy Birthday.

Well done Walt and happy Birthday.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-06-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,316
Posted By sirlegin
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/3Ow6lugsj5ibmbW1...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/3Ow6lugsj5ibmbW1gxgDM_O91T81SVMEKmvKibvcyevTqw7w3foCoG-1v0ndU2--u6JjwZqnZu7nCQr9Yxdm9clMEtRDQBv2EZDaZarcE8czkQBKxVEHapbp9H74OHp7x7Go4r3oVNqljNIETyRTQMN2NuG0pmO-_LRJ1i...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-06-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,316
Posted By sirlegin
I had my headset jacks installed in the cross...

I had my headset jacks installed in the cross brace between the seats which worked well. I have since installed the almost 14 mod and the headset jacks now go in the center piece provided by anti...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-19-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,414
Posted By sirlegin
I did the same thing and used 15lb fishing line...

I did the same thing and used 15lb fishing line as a straight edge profile and adjusted until the proseal set. The result was and still is the most perfect straight line in the history of straight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,902
Posted By sirlegin
Nose job Skid plate Oil separator Almost 14 - not...

Nose job
Skid plate
Oil separator
Almost 14 - not yet installed but imminent
Good quality products all, plus you get a cap which makes you look like a farmer.
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