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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By Subwaybob
1. 18 months to 5+ years. Depends on how much...

1. 18 months to 5+ years. Depends on how much time you put into it. Vans has an hour estimate. I plan on doing it in 14-16 months barring any unforeseen delays in shipping etc. I have already built a...
Forum: RV-10 03-24-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,264
Posted By Subwaybob
Jerry, I think I'm going with the Aerosport...

Jerry, I think I'm going with the Aerosport version. I like the console... Thant's good thinking though!

http://www.aerosportproducts.com/product/rv-10-quad-arm-rest/
Forum: RV-10 03-10-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,264
Posted By Subwaybob
Larry I have twin PMAG's in my 7. When I switch...

Larry I have twin PMAG's in my 7. When I switch over to one or the other mag I can't even tell it drops. They performance of these over the last 6 years have been flawless.
Forum: RV-10 03-10-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,264
Posted By Subwaybob
I just spoke to him. Suppose to be ready in about...

I just spoke to him. Suppose to be ready in about a month. So sometime in April/May. He said a lot of new engineering went into these and they will be available for certified as well, hence the...
Forum: Propellers 03-10-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,622
Posted By Subwaybob
I saw this from a company doing Cirrus props....

I saw this from a company doing Cirrus props. Most of the gains can be attributed to the MT being 37 lb's lighter than the 3 blade aluminum Hart. It's a pretty close comparison on both 3 blades....
Forum: RV-10 03-09-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,264
Posted By Subwaybob
I have the vetterman on my seven and it works...

I have the vetterman on my seven and it works well. I''l have to check the cost vs vans.
I like pre-made lines because they plug and play. No issues.
I am getting a full interior so paint on top of...
Forum: RV-10 03-09-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,264
Posted By Subwaybob
Delete from order / Buy extra stuff RV-10

Little help on the 10 order please. Searched all the post that I can. Here's my list. If you can think of anything else that's cool to add or where to buy some of the (?) items please let me...
Forum: Propellers 03-08-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,622
Posted By Subwaybob
I don't even mind giving up a little, (but not 10...

I don't even mind giving up a little, (but not 10 :D). My understanding is that that MT prop is smooooooth as silk on a new baby's butt. Some even say almost turbine smooth. I think I'm just going to...
Forum: Propellers 03-06-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,622
Posted By Subwaybob
Vic, could you look at my post quoting you on...

Vic, could you look at my post quoting you on page 3? I'm curious what your thoughts are. I hear you have a new Thunderbolt engine from Jeff at Lycoming but I'm wondering about the article. Thank you.
Forum: Propellers 03-05-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,622
Posted By Subwaybob
Vic, could it be that your plane was only 1 mph...

Vic, could it be that your plane was only 1 mph slower than Vans because you had another 50 hp under the cowl? Was your plane making 310 hp when you did this test? I would really like the MT, but.......
Forum: Propellers 03-04-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,622
Posted By Subwaybob
So you lose that much? 5-10 knots??

So you lose that much? 5-10 knots??
Forum: Propellers 03-04-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,622
Posted By Subwaybob
Lose 5-10 knots with a 3 blade prop on a 10?

Spoke to Vans support today. They (one guy) thinks I'll lose 5-10 kts with the Hart 3 blade prop over the two blade. Is this true? My RV10 will have a Thunderbolt 260hp and POSSIBLY a 3 blade. I sure...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,428
Posted By Subwaybob
What did you use for the polish? I bought a bunch...

What did you use for the polish? I bought a bunch of blue magic. Thinking about trying it....
Forum: Propellers 02-22-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 847
Posted By Subwaybob
The Hart is 18.6K the MT is 13.1K. The MT still...

The Hart is 18.6K the MT is 13.1K. The MT still needs final assembly at the plant but that's a big difference!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-21-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,326
Posted By Subwaybob
IO540 Lycoming Thunderbolt vs Reg Lycoming

Is the only difference that you can paint the Thunderbolt? They seem to have the same HP. The reg experimental is 260, so it the Thunderbolt. Both are IO540's. Is the any reason to get it or not to?
Forum: Propellers 02-21-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 847
Posted By Subwaybob
RV-10 Hartzell vs MT (Both 3 blade)

What's the take on the Hartzell vs MT. MT is 5K cheaper. Why? I have a hartzell on my 7 and love it, but 5K is 5K...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 887
Posted By Subwaybob
I'm also doing full interior for the noise...

I'm also doing full interior for the noise reduction. I built a 7 with nothing in it. Now I want the full enchilada. You're right though!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 887
Posted By Subwaybob
RV-10 Full Interior Cost

I searched and don't see a thread so...

Who knows the cost of the FULL interior for the 10? Just in general. I know I can get gold laced seats with baby lamb butt cushions but I'm probably not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,879
Posted By Subwaybob
:D:D That's funny!

:D:D That's funny!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,879
Posted By Subwaybob
That's good info Larry, Thank you. Everyone told...

That's good info Larry, Thank you. Everyone told me the 7 would take me 2-3 years too. I'm blessed with enough free time from my businesses to be able to devote more time to it. I also could get mad...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,879
Posted By Subwaybob
I am not totally disagreeing with you. I respect...

I am not totally disagreeing with you. I respect the knowledge and thank you. Seems like vans says 2000 hours on the slow build for the 10 and that without all the options. QB is SUPPOSE to knock off...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,879
Posted By Subwaybob
Like I said I built my 7 in 10 months. I think If...

Like I said I built my 7 in 10 months. I think If i spend 6 hours a day at 250 days a year (that's 1500 hours), I should be able to get it done in 14-16 months. This is my second one to build,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,879
Posted By Subwaybob
:eek: :eek: :eek:

:eek: :eek: :eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,879
Posted By Subwaybob
Cirrus G3 Turbo -VS- RV 10

Ok, I'm very much considering building a 10 orrrrr buying a G3 Cirrus. I don't give a flip about the chute, but man.... They sure look like beemers inside those things. The 10's can look pretty...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,728
Posted By Subwaybob
87, 88 Whatever it takes...

I use 87 from here in Texas with ethanol in it all the time. I had a rough engine once but determined that it was water in the fuel. I have had no problems aside from that 5 second burp, ever. By the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-17-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,727
Posted By Subwaybob
I don't think anyone answered your actual...

I don't think anyone answered your actual question, unless I missed it. It does not matter as far as the physics goes for the airflow. Put which ever side out you want. It's going to have the same...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-15-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,773
Posted By Subwaybob
That's so cool. Love it when someone has a great...

That's so cool. Love it when someone has a great time! What it's all about especially if it's your daughter.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-15-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,684
Posted By Subwaybob
Time to build RV-7, Pink Slip in hand!

http://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r492/Subwaybob/RV%20Misc/PinkSlip_zps49d9df80.jpg (http://s1168.photobucket.com/user/Subwaybob/media/RV%20Misc/PinkSlip_zps49d9df80.jpg.html)

Let me start by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,298
Posted By Subwaybob
RV Transition Training

So here I am maybe 6 months ago "almost done with the RV" and I'm thinking I don't need any transition training. I should be able to fly this thing. (Oh and I had no tail wheel hours either)

A week...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-31-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,783
Posted By Subwaybob
Mike I do not have a log. But if you PM me I will...

Mike I do not have a log. But if you PM me I will give you my phone number and will tell you anything you want to know.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-31-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,837
Posted By Subwaybob
Bushings on rudder horn

Kit 74081 and I have the bushings. Received 4-1-12.

(Be done in a few weeks BTW...) :D
Forum: Propellers 07-04-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,486
Posted By Subwaybob
RV7 74" propeller tip clearance

Brian is correct. BTW I just measured it. Tail down it has 17.5" from tip to ground. Level attitude you have 8" tip clearance to the ground. On the 74 inch prop. Mine is a RV7 though. It's enough for...
Forum: Propellers 07-03-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,486
Posted By Subwaybob
Oh sorry. I thought the 7497 meant 74" Doh! Well...

Oh sorry. I thought the 7497 meant 74" Doh! Well at least you will live. :D
Forum: Propellers 07-03-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,486
Posted By Subwaybob
OH NO!!! 74" will kill you! Don't you know that...

OH NO!!! 74" will kill you! Don't you know that you can only use a 72" on a tail dragger?? Oh my gawd!! :p

I have the same thing. Vans says no, I say 1 inch per side will give me an extra 30kts......
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,056
Posted By Subwaybob
That's great!

That's great!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,417
Posted By Subwaybob
Fiberglass!!! Mine fit terribly also.

Fiberglass!!! Mine fit terribly also.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,669
Posted By Subwaybob
Very VERY happy for you Gerry!!

Very VERY happy for you Gerry!!
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-16-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,528
Posted By Subwaybob
ATP Tail Wheel

Don, if your interested in shopping around I bought this one from Alex Dominicis. It fit fabulously and he answers email quick! He also does a ton of transition...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-29-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,478
Posted By Subwaybob
Very nice, CONGRATS!!

Very nice, CONGRATS!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,030
Posted By Subwaybob
Have two weird ones...

I OF COURSE have the wire dream. BTW I think that I have it because I want to live with my airplane and the government tries to do everything to keep me from flying it. :p

I didn't read them all but...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-18-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 43,701
Posted By Subwaybob
Customs

Scott,

I don't know if I missed it, but how was customs upon re-entry? Wait time, attitude? Are they letting you disembark and stay with the plane, and where did you come back in through. From the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-16-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,968
Posted By Subwaybob
+1 On the solo. Spent 2 hours looking and when I...

+1 On the solo. Spent 2 hours looking and when I actually hung it I think it took 30 minutes. Of course I had a 100lb wife with a 10lb sledge hammer standing there and I told her "If this thing falls...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,029
Posted By Subwaybob
Paul Dye Video for KitPlanes

Thanks to Paul for realizing KitPlanes needs more videos on the tube! Those who don't know him, Paul is a VERY knowledgeable leader here on VAF and has helped many of us. If you visit You Tube it...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-06-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 141,917
Posted By Subwaybob
Customs

Can't wait for the rest of the write up. Make sure you tell us how the wait was on re-entering the country. There seems to be a lot of thought that customs is making you wait for hours in your plane...
Forum: GPS 04-05-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,188
Posted By Subwaybob
GPS Mounting

Larry,

Mine are mounted 10.5" aft from the forward part of the upper skin. The skin starts somewhere around the "L" in "See Detail J" of your drawing. So 10.5" aft of that. They clear the canopy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,852
Posted By Subwaybob
Outside of owning a new airplane what I like most...

Outside of owning a new airplane what I like most is how well they drilled out the rivets. I think I would pay them just for that...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-26-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,951
Posted By Subwaybob
Congrats Chad. Can't wait for the first flight...

Congrats Chad. Can't wait for the first flight news!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,369
Posted By Subwaybob
Looks like it's resolved. Apparently if you...

Looks like it's resolved. Apparently if you follow the drawings posted on Ray Allen's website it works perfectly. I rewired the rocker switches and they now work flawless with my Infinity grip, and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,369
Posted By Subwaybob
Solution

Since no one knew this and it seems to be a completely new problem I will post my findings.

Two solutions:
1. Get two SPDT switches almost the same size and use those.
2. Rewire the Ray Allen...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,369
Posted By Subwaybob
Wiring Ray Allen rocker / Infinity question

Background:
I have an Infinity grip installed to a 3 axis trim relay. One axis is for the flaps and the other two for roll and pitch. (Works fabulous BTW) I also have on the panel the rocker switches...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-15-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 940,766
Posted By Subwaybob
Super paint job!

Super paint job!
Forum: Safety 02-13-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,080
Posted By Subwaybob
Mr. Hoover, correct. Still not sure about the...

Mr. Hoover, correct. Still not sure about the inkilometer, inclimbometer, Blah! (Turn cordinator!!!!) I believe it's in oil vs water. I think all that's holding the tea in is gravity, not...
Forum: Safety 02-13-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,080
Posted By Subwaybob
Not sure about that one. Way to think out of the...

Not sure about that one. Way to think out of the box though!

Might watch this first...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jV6TUGsT3zY
Forum: Reviews 02-05-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,104
Posted By Subwaybob
Can they glue two of them together? I need two of...

Can they glue two of them together? I need two of em...:D
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-28-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,910
Posted By Subwaybob
Advice: Don't put stolen U-haul blanket (clearly...

Advice:
Don't put stolen U-haul blanket (clearly marked on the left side of the picture "Not to be sold or transferred") in picture on the web. Do what I do, and keep them in the attic. :p
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-28-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 940,766
Posted By Subwaybob
I love that stupid squirrl!!

I love that stupid squirrl!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,657
Posted By Subwaybob
I did exactly that I think. Take a look and see...

I did exactly that I think. Take a look and see if this is what you're looking for. The depth is nothing. Maybe an inch I think. Remember you have the wire connectors sticking out the back. They...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,097
Posted By Subwaybob
SOMEONE, uses an UNUSUAL word for build. So...

SOMEONE, uses an UNUSUAL word for build.
So either you are buying Bugler in the can or...:p
(Great job BTW)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,391
Posted By Subwaybob
Very NICE!!

Very NICE!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,082
Posted By Subwaybob
That's very nice. You are WAAAAAY too spoiled Ed!!

That's very nice. You are WAAAAAY too spoiled Ed!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,285
Posted By Subwaybob
You're NOT married. Just a guess.....:D

You're NOT married. Just a guess.....:D
Forum: COMM 01-15-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,091
Posted By Subwaybob
Here is the...

Here is the video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLvn1IBo6JE
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