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Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-17-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,490
Posted By ScottSchmidt
[QUOTE=Ivan Kristensen;1289000]Yes I had an issue...

[QUOTE=Ivan Kristensen;1289000]Yes I had an issue with a flat tire while I was there. It just went flat overnight, the reason was that the inner tube developed a leak where the valve stem intersects...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-28-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,066
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Great report

Fun to read. Thanks for the write-up. 2018 was an awesome OSH year.
Forum: RV-10 08-10-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Make sure it is the nose wheel and not the mains....

Make sure it is the nose wheel and not the mains.

The mains are known to shake around 25 mph when landing and people have said they have a nose wheel shimmy when a camera or the right shadow shows...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 74,199
Posted By ScottSchmidt
That was one of the new planes that really caught...

That was one of the new planes that really caught my eye this year. I really liked the construction and look. The specs looked great.
I need a backcountry plane to go with the -10 and there are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,406
Posted By ScottSchmidt
The numbers I calculated are just averages and...

The numbers I calculated are just averages and account for all the variation that occurs.

After looking at the data and assuming that even if there was some down time before and after a mass...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,406
Posted By ScottSchmidt
mmmmm......

(Warning...my math may be wrong....I tried to check it)

I am not arguing, you could be right. I just wonder how many more planes could have made it in with perfect spacing and optimized landings...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,406
Posted By ScottSchmidt
I like that one! Yup, I would buy that too.

I like that one! Yup, I would buy that too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,406
Posted By ScottSchmidt
OSH 2018

This was a crazy year for getting in and the only blame goes to Mother Nature. We still had an awesome show and this should not deter anyone from coming. If your worried, come on Thursday or Friday...
Forum: RV-10 07-12-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,712
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Dinner

Thanks you guys for always doing this.

We will have 4 adults and 2 kids.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,589
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Same Boat

I have 2 Bose A20's and 2 Bose X's and we are considering the Clarity Aloft as our replacement for the 2 Bose X's but I just love the A20's. I get slightly more noise wearing my sunglasses but it is...
Forum: RV-10 04-24-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Not Aerosport

I have a panel from Lancair that had interference. I cut the stick, added a larger tube (called Van's and purchased the same material, same thickness) over the stick with a slight bend (not from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,997
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Utah

Yes, we have a 6.XXX% tax rate here in Utah and then your annual registration will be $125/year.

I do know that many people are registering in Montana and taking advantages of a "loop hole" in the...
Forum: RV-10 01-07-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,050
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Love the room but always want more

More than once we have landed to camp and people are laughing at the stuff I am pulling out. I can tell you this, I can get more in the -10 than what we put in our Acura MDX (Volume not weight)....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,975
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Could be the private strip?

Are we sure it was the old airport?
Right next to it, a few hundred feet away, is an active private airstrip that I have landed at a couple of times. I have talked to the owner many times and...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-12-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,208
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Awesome

That is great, looking forward to seeing you at OSH17!
Forum: RV-10 07-04-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Arrive Wednesday

Yes, plan on the North 40.

It will fill up by Monday. On Tuesday I bet they will not let you land unless you are already have a spot. There is always a large group that leaves Wednesday morning...
Forum: RV-10 07-04-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,042
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Agree with Tim

The original tires have a much higher wear rate than the Dresser. I would have to look through my log books but I would bet I rotated the tires and threw than away after 400-500 hours. I now have...
Forum: RV-10 06-27-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,499
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Before my wife and I had kids we would fill the...

Before my wife and I had kids we would fill the seats quite often with friends and family. If they were not filled it was nice to take out the seats and put two mountain bikes and tons of camping...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-13-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,795
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Looks like a great destination

Thanks Ivan for the pictures. What a great trip. Looking forward to seeing you guys next month.
Forum: RV-10 02-16-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,268
Posted By ScottSchmidt
+1 for cat whiskers on top of VS

I have Bob Archer and it does not have the range of a cat whisker. If I were building again, I would put the cat whisker on top of the VS. Strasnuts on this forum has that on his RV-10 and it looks...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,033
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Fly both

Another first world problem.:rolleyes: Congratulations on this being your decision.
Flying both will instantly tell you which you prefer. Go buy some transition training with Mike Seager or anyone...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-29-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,682
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Awesome

Thanks for the pictures, definitely my favorite part of the country.

My grandpa was a huge influence on me and his love for this part of the world. I grew up visiting him in Sedona, Prescott and...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-29-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,861
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Nice!

Perfect, I need to get back on their website. Thanks.
Glad it was not permanent.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-28-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,861
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Good Stuff

Thanks for the pictures and write-up. Can't wait for our next adventure.

Why did San Felipe not have 100LL? I hope they get it back.
Not that you need it for the RV's.
Forum: RV-12 01-16-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,375
Posted By ScottSchmidt
I don't think they sheer in flight, I would guess...

I don't think they sheer in flight, I would guess it happens when climbing in the back, possibly supported on the tail adding to the stress on the bulkheads.
Easy to test.
Forum: RV-12 01-16-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,375
Posted By ScottSchmidt
I could be wrong, but I think they sheer.

I don't think any of you missed them, I believe they sheared after they were installed.
The fact that there are so many of you missing the exact same two rivets is interesting.

I remember missing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,291
Posted By ScottSchmidt
You must fly the most.

I am guessing you were the last one to fly.....hahaha
They went to their logs, found the Navworx ADS-B signature and sent you the letter.
Forum: RV-10 01-07-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Cirrus vs RV-10

I will try and get the dimension if I head out today.

I wanted to see if anyone knew the difference between the Cirrus and RV-10 attachment?
I would like to see if I can make it them the same. I...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-06-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,425
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Awesome

I don't know how I missed this post. Very cool, thanks.

I will try to keep an eye on this for next year. If you plan on going again, let me know, I would love to take the family and hang out in...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-03-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,443
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Amazing

You are winning in life Vlad. Keep it up and make 2017 a 1000 hour goal.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-03-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Thank you

Sorry about all the family pictures and not many flying pictures. I have more technical write-ups on each area already. I guess, I take more pictures of the kids in the plane than just the plane...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

The kids both wanted to sit up front and fly the plane this fall. They loved it.
It was fun to teach them the basics and they are excited to do it more.

Emily up front making me...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

Lets Fly!
We had some great days just heading to the hangar and playing around.

Had my brother’s kindergarten class visit to learn about building and flying for a couple of hours one day....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

Tucson in October
We had a free weekend in October and had not been to Tucson in a couple of years, so we booked a weekend at the Starr Pass.

The flight from Salt Lake to Tucson is amazing with...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

This is where Anna and Emily learned to water ski.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Lake-Powell-2016/i-8LZrFpS/0/XL/IMG_2771-XL.jpg

If we have time after departure, we love to fly the lake, take pictures...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

Lake Powell
The RV-10 played a big role in our boating life this year. For the first time, we put our boat in a slip at Antelope Point near Page, AZ from May to the end of September. We were then...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

This year was so different now that the kids rarely nap and can walk around most of the day. We had fun taking pictures.
...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

Anna spotted the mermaids in the hangar and wanted a picture even though they are not the Disney ones.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Oshkosh-2016/i-wp37LbJ/0/XL/IMG_2167-XL.jpg

The Good Life....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

Oshkosh 2016

Oshkosh is a trip we look forward to most of the year. To us, Oshkosh is a family/friends reunion first, and airshow and display is just an added bonus. We left on Saturday and...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

The measure of a fun day is how dirty you are! Thankfully, J/C has the best showers for cleaning up.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Johnsons-Creek-and-Smiley/i-5rkx4Fj/0/XL/IMG_2079-XL.jpg

Emily was in...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

Johnson and Smiley Creek - July 2016

We have been wanting so badly to take the kids to Johnson Creek and last year every weekend was packed and it just did not work out. We were not home one...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

The marina is a must see. Very cool yachts and fishing boats everywhere.
https://photos.smugmug.com/SmugPreview/Cabo-2016/i-7qGHt69/0/XL/IMG_4692-XL.jpg

The USA arrived in style in their destroyer...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

Nice flight to Cabo
https://photos.smugmug.com/SmugPreview/Cabo-2016/i-cHrMQgX/0/XL/IMG_4240-XL.jpg

La...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

https://photos.smugmug.com/SmugPreview/Cabo-2016/i-5fQr56X/0/XL/IMG_3976-XL.jpg

https://photos.smugmug.com/SmugPreview/Cabo-2016/i-KxRDmLH/0/XL/IMG_4027-XL.jpg

We had lunch and headed over to...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

We left the next morning (Friday) to head to San Ignacio to see the whales. We filled up with fuel at San Felipe and I told RaNae that if we could make it to Mulege with over 30 gallons, we could...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

The kids loved the beach and we will definitely stay two nights the next time we come down. ...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By ScottSchmidt
2016 Trip Report - Schmidts - N104XP

Cheers! I hope it was a great year for you and your family. We will miss those we lost, are thankful for the new additions and look forward to more adventures and memories in the near future. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,520
Posted By ScottSchmidt
+1 for ginger pills

I have a family member that suffer the same issue and he takes ginger pills. He has never even been close to being sick. I would put him as a 8/10 for getting motion sick before that.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 74,199
Posted By ScottSchmidt
My Vote

Van's has such great planes now for 1,2 and 4 passengers. I would argue they are the best planes out there. Only place to go is 6 place. There is no 6 place plane that is "reasonably" priced, goes...
Forum: Safety 11-11-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,973
Posted By ScottSchmidt
That is a good list for the door Carl. I follow...

That is a good list for the door Carl. I follow the same rules. My first "almost lost the door" moment was an Apache or Blackhawk taxiing by my plane at Conroe just after I opened the door and got...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-07-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,368
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Sad day

This is so sad. My thoughts are with his family.
Forum: RV-10 10-30-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,120
Posted By ScottSchmidt
My setup

Here are a couple of pictures of my setup. I made an extension to attach the adel clamp near the servo. Hope that helps. ...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,315
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Nice

Fun write up.
It was fun to meet you both this year.

If your ever in our area, please make sure to let us know. I have that same picture with everyone sleeping from last year.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-18-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,839
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Great

Glad she is headed to the greatest school in Utah!;)

If you or your daughter ever need anything let me know. I sometimes have hangar space as well if you come and visit at Skypark.
Forum: RV-10 07-11-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,687
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Looking forward to it.

Thanks for putting this together. It is always great to see old friends and make new ones at this event.

Put our family down for 6 = 4 (RaNae and I, as well as my parents will be attending) + our...
Forum: RV-10 04-17-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,917
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Very cool.

That is great. Look forward to seeing the plane. Congratulations.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,407
Posted By ScottSchmidt
The Article

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/FAA-4-small-planes-breached-no-fly-zone-over-6815749.php
Forum: RV-10 01-05-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 496,150
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Looks great John

Almost there, congrats on the move and engine start. That is a big milestone.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,369
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Prop went around about 1,500,000 times yesterday!

Yesterday was my biggest flying day ever. I put over 10 hours on the -10.

It started with a 5am wake up, filled the tanks, to take my parents from Salt Lake to Kellogg, ID to pick up their new...
Forum: RV-10 08-04-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 496,150
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Looks Great

That is looking great John. Can't wait to come to San Diego sometime and check it out.
Forum: RV-12 06-10-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,373
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Oil Pressure Failure?

Sounds like your oil pressure could possibly be failing.
Do you have the Honeywell transducer?

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=65042&highlight=honeywell
Forum: RV-12 03-27-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,676
Posted By ScottSchmidt
Thanks / Link

Thank You.
After more searching today about some part numbers, I found this: http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=64145&page=4

I will run one wire directly to pin 6, the red will...
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