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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-08-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,363
Posted By randyintejas
Mr. Dillard is a great ol guy! I have had the...

Mr. Dillard is a great ol guy! I have had the honor to meet him few times now. Is that strip still smooth as glass? He put a lot of $ and work into it.
Forum: APRS Tracking 03-22-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,043
Posted By randyintejas
Great Stuff! Did this about 8 years ago in a C172...

Great Stuff! Did this about 8 years ago in a C172 and made the instructor doing my BFR sick! I was having a blast and he was turning green asking me to please stop! :eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,639
Posted By randyintejas
Full Panel - Dynon Dual Skyview, ADSB, Servo's -...

Full Panel - Dynon Dual Skyview, ADSB, Servo's - Garmin Radio and PS Eng Audio and all Elect equipment/wire etc.. $26K
IO-360 200HP 28K
other Extra's.. Tail Wheel stuff, fire wall eyes, fire wall...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-25-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,880
Posted By randyintejas
I’m not sure anything with an RV is more dreaded...

I’m not sure anything with an RV is more dreaded than a leaky tank. I would get a new skin in this case, anywhere else would not concern me.

PS.. it’s okay to admit the mistake, we all have them....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-17-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,139
Posted By randyintejas
I continue to be happy with my Dynon purchase!

I continue to be happy with my Dynon purchase!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,216
Posted By randyintejas
Any news on this front? Looking to finish up in...

Any news on this front? Looking to finish up in the next 6 months and this is high on my get-it list. Thanks for taking this on Axel and Allan!
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-15-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,817
Posted By randyintejas
"If you want 200HP -9, build up a parallel valve...

"If you want 200HP -9, build up a parallel valve 360. They are easy to bump up to 200HP."

Very True. My Parrallel I-O360 with 9:5:1 Lycon Pistons pumped out 215HP on test
Forum: APRS Tracking 05-30-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,190
Posted By randyintejas
I have to drive over there (Corsicana) once a...

I have to drive over there (Corsicana) once a month for work. Sure will be nice to have a plane again. APRS TV is really great! I may have to do that
Forum: Texas (North) 05-06-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,570
Posted By randyintejas
dry?! I don't even think so! hour east and you...

dry?! I don't even think so! hour east and you can't walk to the plane without looking like you just got out of the shower. The only place with worse humidity is Houston.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,290
Posted By randyintejas
It does take practice and playing with the...

It does take practice and playing with the settings on your particular setup. I would suggest getting some real thin scrap and setting at least 100 rivets before you go any further. Also make sure...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,290
Posted By randyintejas
Are you using the swivel head set? If not get one...

Are you using the swivel head set? If not get one and that will stop the dents. for 3/32's I use like 35 PSI in short burst
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,941
Posted By randyintejas
Very Timely! Having my panel done now!

Very Timely! Having my panel done now!
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-24-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,850
Posted By randyintejas
VPX and Stein... problem solved. now go have a...

VPX and Stein... problem solved. now go have a great day!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,007
Posted By randyintejas
post the pic's on here and you will get lots of...

post the pic's on here and you will get lots of help I'm sure
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 52,912
Posted By randyintejas
Bob, Know that a lot of us see ourselves in you...

Bob, Know that a lot of us see ourselves in you sir and really feel for you situation. I think most of us can see ourselves in a similar situation. Best to you sir and thanks for all your mussing and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,230
Posted By randyintejas
I think the spar carry-threw is different and...

I think the spar carry-threw is different and would have to be changed out. I would call Van’s on this one. I'm sure someone with more knowledge will pipe up soon.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-29-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,398
Posted By randyintejas
Thanks for posting… very timely, one side of mine...

Thanks for posting… very timely, one side of mine is 1/4 off where the pin goes into the block and I was trying to figure out how to get that bend.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By randyintejas
I'm with Mel on this one!

I'm with Mel on this one!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-17-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,772
Posted By randyintejas
Love it! I have yet to regret going with Dynon!...

Love it! I have yet to regret going with Dynon! $99.00… no problem with that!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-09-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,983
Posted By randyintejas
“Interesting. I did not have any trouble with my...

“Interesting.
I did not have any trouble with my Greenlee punches on the firewall.”

+1 purchased new and used the kit for all the larger holes on the whole project.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,619
Posted By randyintejas
My Family really enjoyed getting to see "Dusty"...

My Family really enjoyed getting to see "Dusty" perform at the afternoon airshow and then see the movie Friday...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-05-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 46,367
Posted By randyintejas
If you missed TeamAeroDynamix, you missed one of...

If you missed TeamAeroDynamix, you missed one of the best airshows I have seen! Excellent Job guys!

http://i1367.photobucket.com/albums/r793/randyintejas/TeamRV_zps43ed5485.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 31,925
Posted By randyintejas
A RedNeck goes to OSH

YES, I WAS There! .. and one of the 1st things I did (Wednesday late afternoon after noon arrival ) was head to the Van Tent. It was busy and I was helped. I told Gary?? I was already a builder and...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-28-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 46,367
Posted By randyintejas
Driving (17 hrs.) to OSH but will be there for...

Driving (17 hrs.) to OSH but will be there for the first time with my Wife and Daughter! I even managed to snag a Hotel room. Finally after years of flying and building! Hope to make it by Wed/Thurs...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-01-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 614,173
Posted By randyintejas
Chad, What happened to your website?

Chad,

What happened to your website?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-14-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,371
Posted By randyintejas
Larry, you sure have become good at paving my way...

Larry, you sure have become good at paving my way to the finish line and I hope you don’t stop! I was sure hoping to get by and see you before my daughter moved back to Tyler but, time just did not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,279
Posted By randyintejas
Always, Always test everything on scrap first! If...

Always, Always test everything on scrap first! If you don’t have any, get some! It will save you huge $ in the end!!

As a builder the hardest lesson I had to learn was – SLOW DOWN and CHECK IT,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,565
Posted By randyintejas
I’ve been thinking the same (while I put my panel...

I’ve been thinking the same (while I put my panel together) as a Archer Driver, I wonder what the 7 is going to be like and will it be as easy to drive in the Texas Summer (thermal H$!! in the mid...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-27-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,097
Posted By randyintejas
Funny, that’s the same way I felt when I got...

Funny, that’s the same way I felt when I got mine! Congrats to you sir!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 780
Posted By randyintejas
PlaneAir

Anyone know what happend to PlaneAir?
http://www.planeairusa.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,541
Posted By randyintejas
My PAR1000 and GTR225 both have a bezel and are...

My PAR1000 and GTR225 both have a bezel and are not flush. It was hard enough cutting those holes, I can’t image flush! Now that might have to go on the Nightmare thread!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,135
Posted By randyintejas
You people are NUTS, I really need to stop...

You people are NUTS, I really need to stop reading your crazy post before I start having the “Wire Dream”! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By randyintejas
TxDOT airport funding

TxDOT to fund Tyler and 12 others Texas Airport Control Towers on the closure list.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-27-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 44,895
Posted By randyintejas
Many here seem to have a much different view than...

Many here seem to have a much different view than myself so, I will probably catch some flack but, here it is… I just pulled the trigger on a full Skyview system (dual screens and everything else...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,129
Posted By randyintejas
Last month I used 1 ½ year old pro seal that had...

Last month I used 1 ½ year old pro seal that had been setting the 100 + degree Texas heat last summer and used to glue my vents on. The white part was starting to harden (I was breaking sticks) up...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By randyintejas
Mine is holding, that stuff is like glue.

Mine is holding, that stuff is like glue.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By randyintejas
Same here... I sealed everything possible!

Same here... I sealed everything possible!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,464
Posted By randyintejas
"How do you know what Van's accounting is like?...

"How do you know what Van's accounting is like? Are you their CPA?"

Dude, relax! This is supposed to be a low stress place!:)
Forum: Texas (North) 03-22-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,525
Posted By randyintejas
GKY needed that tower, there is a reason it was...

GKY needed that tower, there is a reason it was nick named “GO Kill Yourself”! Of all on the Texas list, it should have stayed open and no it is not my home airport and yes mine (KTYR) is on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,741
Posted By randyintejas
I keep an assortment of 5 and 6 rivets around. I...

I keep an assortment of 5 and 6 rivets around. I also ordered 5 to 10 each of most sizes of cherry max’s when I started my wings. I’m all but done with the metal work and have not used many at all...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-14-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,222
Posted By randyintejas
Every experimental engine builder I talked to...

Every experimental engine builder I talked to recommended AFP so, I have AFP
Forum: Texas (North) 03-05-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By randyintejas
Dallas Executive, excellent airport. Love = $ cha...

Dallas Executive, excellent airport.
Love = $ cha ching!
I have been to both many times and I now stay away from Love.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-04-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,853
Posted By randyintejas
Good highlight. I got this from Chad’s build site...

Good highlight. I got this from Chad’s build site and did the same mod sometime back.
http://chadandbrittne.com/RV-7.htm
He has an excellent build site and many thanks for leaving it up Chad!
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-28-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,466
Posted By randyintejas
$29.99 works great and you can crimp...

$29.99 works great and you can crimp anywhere!

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B009WUTAMS/ref=pe_175190_21431760_3p_M3T1_ST1_dp_1
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-21-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,512
Posted By randyintejas
I really wanted to use Barrett and had made up my...

I really wanted to use Barrett and had made up my mind to do so until I tried to get a Quote, It was like pulling my own teeth! Yes they are busy, yes they are popular but, when I have to make 4...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-21-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,512
Posted By randyintejas
I got my total custom engine from Gene at...

I got my total custom engine from Gene at http://magnumengine.com/
Needless to say, I'm thrilled with what I got!
Forum: Propellers 02-21-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,350
Posted By randyintejas
“That's interesting... I ordered a Catto prop...

“That's interesting... I ordered a Catto prop last August and was told about 10 weeks. Well I"m still waiting”

I ordered mine about the same time and it shipped Monday and should be here this...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-19-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,464
Posted By randyintejas
"use a little bit of teflon line in your root...

"use a little bit of teflon line in your root area, you can route things as desired"

Great idea, thanks.

Jeff, work of art!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,115
Posted By randyintejas
“The 2 place RV with the IO360 cowl though has a...

“The 2 place RV with the IO360 cowl though has a "relatively" small flat square filter with a frontal area that would be directly impacted during rain penetration.”
This is part of why I went with...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-17-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,464
Posted By randyintejas
FI fuel filters in the wing root?

Anyone located them at this location and how did it work out? Install pic’s? I have the EFII pump but, I really would like to have a filter on each tank and I really do not want them in the cabin....
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-12-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,801
Posted By randyintejas
I think I would be talking to VANS! Send them the...

I think I would be talking to VANS! Send them the pic you just posted.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-12-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,940
Posted By randyintejas
I also used J Channel for a little support to the...

I also used J Channel for a little support to the area between the ribs. helped a lot.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-12-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,940
Posted By randyintejas
I riveted but, put an access plate in one side.

I riveted but, put an access plate in one side.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-07-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,869
Posted By randyintejas
Call Stein!

Call Stein!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,453
Posted By randyintejas
Very nice sir and really close to my plan,...

Very nice sir and really close to my plan, including the colors!
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-05-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,471
Posted By randyintejas
Sometimes it’s better to not know the answer!...

Sometimes it’s better to not know the answer! :eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,643
Posted By randyintejas
I would suggest you talk to Stein and THEN decide.

I would suggest you talk to Stein and THEN decide.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-23-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,521
Posted By randyintejas
If you want to increase static pressure you can...

If you want to increase static pressure you can run those two axial fans in series instead of parallel as you have them now.

Correct,Intel runs them on their 2U and 1U rack mount servers to cool...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,490
Posted By randyintejas
Chad, As Dan said: All that wall thickness is...

Chad,
As Dan said: All that wall thickness is useless if you can't see the weld from the inside of the tubes
Look for full penetration of the weld, holes,cracks in the weld and rust.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By randyintejas
I will in a few months the $ fariy makes another...

I will in a few months the $ fariy makes another round!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By randyintejas
Talking HUGE Thank you to Stein!

For helping me get all my electrons together, making it painless as possible and answering all my stupid questions!
Now for what he is sending me!: (yes I’m excited!)
Full Dynon package including...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-17-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,340
Posted By randyintejas
yes you can saftey wire it.. mine is. you will...

yes you can saftey wire it.. mine is. you will need to contact Gene at Magnum performance 903-987-7346 if you want one. He is the only one I found that had it at the time. Extremely cool! Others...
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