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Forum: RV-10 Today, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Mike S
Apples and oranges

Dan and I have discussed this in the past concerning my RV 10------

The qualities that make sound insulation work well are the issue. These materials tend to burn----or put out really nasty gases...
Forum: RV-8/8A Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Andrew, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Harry, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: California Yesterday, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Kevin, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: California Yesterday, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Mike S
John, here is your original request, and the...

John, here is your original request, and the response you were looking for.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=164824
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 12-07-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By Mike S
Dec 7

https://www.travelcaffeine.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/pearl-harbor-uss-arizona-memorial-hawaii-world-war-2-valor-pacific-548.jpg
Forum: Formation Flying 12-06-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Mike S
Good on all yous guys:D And gals;)

Good on all yous guys:D

And gals;)
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-06-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,361
Posted By Mike S
Al, this is the Rans S21. The photo was when the...

Al, this is the Rans S21.

The photo was when the factory laid out all the parts for the FAA 51% compliance inspection or something similar.

I have yet to receive my...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-06-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By Mike S
Pink flamingos be...

Pink flamingos be...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-06-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,538
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Hey Josh, welcome aboard:D
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-05-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,361
Posted By Mike S
When built, it will...

When built, it will be.

https://static.wixstatic.com/media/6e941e_841eddef43474cc38ae27aafc8c6f4a2~mv2_d_3600_2400_s_4_2.jpg/v1/fill/w_750,h_500,al_c,q_85,usm_0.66_1.00_0.01/DSC_0026.jpg
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-02-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Dave, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,051
Posted By Mike S
For what application????

For what application????
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,382
Posted By Mike S
Depending on the age of the build, you may have...

Depending on the age of the build, you may have sloshed tanks. You might want to determine that before consummating any deal------correct fix is a bit of a pain.

Lots of info if you do a search.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-02-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,034
Posted By Mike S
Ah yesss.... Assumed. I, (and I suspect quite a...

Ah yesss....

Assumed.

I, (and I suspect quite a few others) interpreted his statement as being an increase of HP over what the engine was producing at the lower airspeed.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-01-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By Mike S
Any GTR200s??

Any GTR200s??
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-30-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Mike S
OK, that explains why some of your messages...

OK, that explains why some of your messages seemed a bit off, and the requested email or phone call never arrived.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-30-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Mike S
From what I can tell, it should work. So I will...

From what I can tell, it should work. So I will take it.

PM coming at you.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-30-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Mike S
Do you know if this will fit on a 320?? If so, I...

Do you know if this will fit on a 320??

If so, I will take it.
Forum: Reviews 11-30-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,294
Posted By Mike S
Great, then they should handle most loads without...

Great, then they should handle most loads without needing a relay.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-30-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Mickey, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Mike S
Why not just remove the wire from the hose ----...

Why not just remove the wire from the hose ---- pretty easy to do.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-29-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By Mike S
Thanks to all who replied or PMed------Steve got...

Thanks to all who replied or PMed------Steve got hold of me, and all is good.

VAF comes through again :D

Mike
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-28-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By Mike S
Well, no joy so far. I did get a number, that is...

Well, no joy so far.

I did get a number, that is not being answered.

Anybody out there friends with Steve, please ask him to contact me.

Vans PM, or email mjstarkey 48 at gmail dot com.

Thanks...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-28-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,983
Posted By Mike S
Anything new on the EM6?

Anything new on the EM6?
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-28-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By Mike S
Jim, thanks but that appears to be a fax...

Jim, thanks but that appears to be a fax line.

Anybody else??
Forum: Reviews 11-28-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,294
Posted By Mike S
Load rating, and cost??

Load rating, and cost??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-28-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Andrew, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-28-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By Mike S
Steve Sokol contact needed

I am trying to contact Steve Sokol, makes the Flightbox ADSB unit.

I have tried email, and PM-----no joy.

Anybody out there have a valid phone number??? If so, please send me a PM.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-27-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

John, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 548
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Rob, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By Mike S
TS Flightlines. https://www.tsflightlines.com/ ...

TS Flightlines. https://www.tsflightlines.com/

VAF member, advertiser-----and just plane good guy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Priyo, welcome aboard the good ship VAF.

The 10 is a wonderful plane, loves to go high and fast.

Your best bet is to try finding someone actually building a 10, in a reasonable travel distance and...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-27-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,737
Posted By Mike S
Flat face ones, or slight dome shape like the...

Flat face ones, or slight dome shape like the factory rivets??
Forum: Builder Website Links 11-26-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Ron, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Congrats on your new found freedom:D
Forum: RV-14 11-25-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,905
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Mehrdad, congrats on the new fledgling:D

Have fun, fly safe.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-25-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,222
Posted By Mike S
PM coming at you.

PM coming at you.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-22-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,182
Posted By Mike S
Ever heard of Team Aerodynamix?? ...

Ever heard of Team Aerodynamix?? http://www.teamaerodynamix.com/planes.html

Lead plane is a super 8
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-22-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,182
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Rob, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,397
Posted By Mike S
Might help??? https://livingwithyourplane.com/

Might help???

https://livingwithyourplane.com/
Forum: RV-12 11-20-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

David, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,089
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF, and Congratulations

TJ, Welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Congrats on the new bird, love the 4...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,397
Posted By Mike S
Hmmmm-----our neighbors were on an airpark in...

Hmmmm-----our neighbors were on an airpark in Texax, fled to Nevada.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 78,214
Posted By Mike S
That elephant is getting smaller........

That elephant is getting smaller........
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-17-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,600
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF, and Congratulations

Caleb & Laura, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Congrats on the new project.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,884
Posted By Mike S
How about the round gauges below the radio and...

How about the round gauges below the radio and A/P.

XPNDER???
Forum: RV-10 11-16-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Mike S
I moved the pant forward just a bit, so the mount...

I moved the pant forward just a bit, so the mount sat fully in the rear portion,

Embedded a large area washer in the pant to take the compression load and prevent wear, also embedded a short piece...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-16-2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,393
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Alex, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

The compressor you linked is very close to what I have--------and mine is close to 20 years old and has been totally reliable and has never failed to perform...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-15-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By Mike S
I will take it. PM coming at you.

I will take it.

PM coming at you.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 11-15-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Jaron, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Thank you for your service.
Forum: RV-12 11-15-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,147
Posted By Mike S
Looking at the somewhat hidden silver lining...

Looking at the somewhat hidden silver lining here------the 12 is designed to have the wings removed easily, and the plane trailered somewhere.

I have no personal experience with Synergy, but have...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-15-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Mike S
By the time the brushes are worn out, the...

By the time the brushes are worn out, the commutator may also need to be cleaned/trued up, and the bearings should be inspected carefully or just replaced as preventative maint.

This is assuming the...
Forum: Fiberglass 11-14-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,829
Posted By Mike S
And a "Sticky" is even easier to find;)

And a "Sticky" is even easier to find;)
Forum: RV-12 11-14-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,859
Posted By Mike S
Other than the fact we did our test flight in...

Other than the fact we did our test flight in Aug--------pretty much a duplicate experience here.




Read Steve's second quote above a couple time --------- this is possibly the best advice you will...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-14-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By Mike S
I would stick a 0-10k pot in there, adjust the...

I would stick a 0-10k pot in there, adjust the pot to give the voltage or fan speed you want.

Measure the value on the pot.

Buy a resistor of that value.

Or, just keep the pot in place of a switch...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-13-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,457
Posted By Mike S
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=154648
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-13-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,910
Posted By Mike S
Maybe they will put the 6 cyl Pmag on...

Maybe they will put the 6 cyl Pmag on it:rolleyes::D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Dave, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,902
Posted By Mike S
Yep, for those of us who started flying back in...

Yep, for those of us who started flying back in the dark ages, and never went beyond the basic private ticket, MPH is pretty common.

The new S 21 will be in MPH
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,408
Posted By Mike S
Does it make the noise on the ground? Alternator...

Does it make the noise on the ground?

Alternator bearing going bad?

Prop gov bearing going bad?

Small furry animal crawled up under the hood?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-08-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Mike----Welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
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