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Forum: RV-9/9A 10-14-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Dave12
There is probably one closer, but Iím a bit north...

There is probably one closer, but Iím a bit north of Balmer if you want to come up.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-13-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By Dave12
Check pmís.

Check pmís.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-07-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Dave12
Seriously Robert, all it takes is a good vice.

Seriously Robert, all it takes is a good vice.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-04-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Dave12
ATF will work.

ATF will work.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,745
Posted By Dave12
Undisclosed? Youíve been triangulated.

Undisclosed? Youíve been triangulated.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-22-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,994
Posted By Dave12
The 912 can be run all day at 5500. Both of the...

The 912 can be run all day at 5500. Both of the ones I had seemed to enjoy it.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-19-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By Dave12
Joe Gores or Mike Miller, the master thinkers...

Joe Gores or Mike Miller, the master thinkers will be along shortly to answer.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,407
Posted By Dave12
There is a fine 8 for sale in Pottstown, Pa. ...

There is a fine 8 for sale in Pottstown, Pa. very unfortunate circumstances force itís sale. Not going any further into that, but giving that fine machine some interest would be appreciated. Itís...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-01-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,998
Posted By Dave12
The last three airplanes Iíve owned, I built, so...

The last three airplanes Iíve owned, I built, so flying something someone else built is new to me. That being said, I bought a great airplane, built by a very focused and talented builder and have...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-01-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,047
Posted By Dave12
Dale, will your DynonA/P ďcut the corner ď as it...

Dale, will your DynonA/P ďcut the corner ď as it approaches the waypoints now that itís talking to the Ifly?
Forum: RV-14 08-21-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,206
Posted By Dave12
Doc, youíre going to like those pmags.

Doc, youíre going to like those pmags.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-19-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,712
Posted By Dave12
I see youíre hard at work! Check your pmís.

I see youíre hard at work! Check your pmís.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-18-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,928
Posted By Dave12
When I balance a Rotax or Continental and trying...

When I balance a Rotax or Continental and trying different solutions as the balancer is acquiring data, I mount the suggested weight on the screws that hold the spinner to the rear bulkhead. When an...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-16-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 478
Posted By Dave12
Almost RV14 mod.

Anyone know of a 7 or 9 in the mid Atlantic area that has the almost 14 mod? I would like to try it on for size.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-16-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,710
Posted By Dave12
I just installed the same one and it works very...

I just installed the same one and it works very good. I plugged one of the adapters into my first 12 and it sounded like the Amazon Rain Forest at night time in my headset.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-12-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By Dave12
Yes Lyco, he knows them. Heís not fooling us. ...

Yes Lyco, he knows them. Heís not fooling us. All Russkiís know each other. He definitely knows the guy from Ukraine. I think I heard that he and Ksenia?
Forum: Northeast 08-12-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By Dave12
This event is always a great time. Governor...

This event is always a great time. Governor Valcik and his Airport Authority do a great job. Linny and I havenít missed one yet!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-11-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By Dave12
I’m hooked on them too. I listen to them often. ...

I’m hooked on them too. I listen to them often. I think the drummer attended the Belfast, Maine fly in a couple years ago with Vlad. Of course, Vlad says it wasn’t him. Vlad’s Russian buddy looks...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-07-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,047
Posted By Dave12
Nice looking install. How about a panel pic...

Nice looking install. How about a panel pic showing it?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-07-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,047
Posted By Dave12
The D180 uses an external magnetometer which is...

The D180 uses an external magnetometer which is mounted in the tailcone. My first 12 had a 496 in it that I used for rock throwing practice once I bought and installed the Ifly.;). Iím pretty sure...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By Dave12
Speaking from experience?

Speaking from experience?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-15-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,721
Posted By Dave12
Thanks Rocket. Thatís a must have. I had one...

Thanks Rocket. Thatís a must have. I had one one time that broke the push rod tube into two pieces. Apparently, it stuck, bent the push rod, broke the tube and unstuck itself! Just unbelievable.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-14-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,400
Posted By Dave12
The Air Czar has to check with his maintenance...

The Air Czar has to check with his maintenance bureau for that. That guy has a bureau for everything!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-08-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,733
Posted By Dave12
Try swapping the ignition modules and see if the...

Try swapping the ignition modules and see if the misfire follows it. I had a similar situation with my first 12. It eventually stopped firing at all.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Dave12
Lucas electrical parts produced a lot of smoke!

Lucas electrical parts produced a lot of smoke!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,272
Posted By Dave12
Quite an endorsement!

Quite an endorsement!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,681
Posted By Dave12
This is why he is the Air Czar.

This is why he is the Air Czar.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,681
Posted By Dave12
Meet him once, you never forget him. Very good...

Meet him once, you never forget him. Very good man.
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-27-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By Dave12
AFS 4500/3500 question

I am in the process of buying a RV9 that is very tastefully appointed with AFS 45/3500 displays. Iím curious what these displays offer up in the mapping department? Low Altitude Enroute, approach,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-04-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,542
Posted By Dave12
Your shop and tools look so organized.

Your shop and tools look so organized.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-01-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,542
Posted By Dave12
Governor Valcik up in Maine just put big bore...

Governor Valcik up in Maine just put big bore jugs on his 912. He will chime in shortly I think. He seems to like it so far, but just started flying behind them.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-01-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,143
Posted By Dave12
Great job. I have to say that as I was reading...

Great job. I have to say that as I was reading about your trip and the various comments, It just seemed that something was missing. That was until I got down to this post and saw that you had the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 484,672
Posted By Dave12
Looks great Doc!

Looks great Doc!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-19-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 23,564
Posted By Dave12
Today I am installing the third set of new...

Today I am installing the third set of new floats.........this year.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-15-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By Dave12
You can install the rudder pedals on the shelf...

You can install the rudder pedals on the shelf and then rivet and seal the shelf in place. Makes it very easy to install them.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-13-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,422
Posted By Dave12
Actually, by the time the weight was mounted on...

Actually, by the time the weight was mounted on the spinner backing plate it was .02.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-13-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,422
Posted By Dave12
Walt, what brand do you use? 2 accelerometers 1...

Walt, what brand do you use? 2 accelerometers 1 front, 1 rear?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-12-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,806
Posted By Dave12
First chance I get, will do. I have your phone...

First chance I get, will do. I have your phone number and will send it to you.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,806
Posted By Dave12
Hound, we typically install the weights under the...

Hound, we typically install the weights under the spinner screws until we reach the best solution. When satisfied we then attach the weights to the web of the spinner backing plate.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,806
Posted By Dave12
I have balanced 5 or 6 12ís, usually with the...

I have balanced 5 or 6 12ís, usually with the owners at the controls, but I have done my own by myself and canít recall the dance as you say. I did one yesterday. Will find out if Mark noticed this...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,806
Posted By Dave12
Great information John. Couple questions: 1. How...

Great information John. Couple questions:
1. How much did the accelerometer reading (ips) change from the ďin airĒ reading from the balance you performed on the ground?
2. How about the weight and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,256
Posted By Dave12
I have balanced a few Sensenich props on the 912...

I have balanced a few Sensenich props on the 912 and found that it usually doesn’t take much weight at all to bring them way down. My prop is the exception. It took a little more than usual to tame...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,256
Posted By Dave12
Hi Cammie, I have been chasing a vibration in my...

Hi Cammie, I have been chasing a vibration in my 12 for quite awhile. This vibration I experienced was throughout the rpm range and increased with engine speed. Starting with the usual culprits, I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-21-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,561
Posted By Dave12
Very welcome Jeff, I enjoyed our flight and the...

Very welcome Jeff, I enjoyed our flight and the my fellow airport bums enjoyed meeting you. Stay in touch pal.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-17-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,927
Posted By Dave12
Congratulations JB. Always at the head of the...

Congratulations JB. Always at the head of the pack!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-14-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,561
Posted By Dave12
Thatís fine. I sent you a pm with my contact...

Thatís fine. I sent you a pm with my contact info.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-14-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,561
Posted By Dave12
I can give you one if you want to come to Cecil...

I can give you one if you want to come to Cecil County? Probably do you good to get out of Balmer anyway.
It’s going to be for sale soon and it’s a good one.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-03-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,032
Posted By Dave12
Vladimir has almost 5000 hours on his o320 still...

Vladimir has almost 5000 hours on his o320 still runs great. Truth of the matter is Lycoming 4 and 6 cylinder engines very routinely exceed tbo.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-01-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By Dave12
TD, Barrett Precision IO360, Dynon. Thatís about...

TD, Barrett Precision IO360, Dynon. Thatís about all I can tell. I havenít received any of it yet. Rans has several of them flying now, but there is still a lot of development going on. I have...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-28-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By Dave12
Absolutely one of the best vendors out there. ...

Absolutely one of the best vendors out there. Looking forward to building my Rans Outbound and seeing what they come up with on that baby.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-26-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 23,564
Posted By Dave12
Mogas E10.....

Mogas E10.....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-25-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 23,564
Posted By Dave12
Iíve been through two sets of floats this year...

Iíve been through two sets of floats this year already. Iím told the new ones are clearing customs this week.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-18-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,756
Posted By Dave12
Hey Jon, congratulations. Check your pmís.

Hey Jon, congratulations. Check your pmís.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-03-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,393
Posted By Dave12
You should be careful when using the dowel rod. ...

You should be careful when using the dowel rod. Make sure it misses the fuel return line that is at the bottom of the filler neck.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-29-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,769
Posted By Dave12
Scroll down the Rv12 threads to Rotax uls912...

Scroll down the Rv12 threads to Rotax uls912 vibrations solved.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-12-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,593
Posted By Dave12
I would not attempt this if you really want a...

I would not attempt this if you really want a good fit and seal.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-28-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 23,564
Posted By Dave12
How did the warranty situation turn out?

How did the warranty situation turn out?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-28-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 23,564
Posted By Dave12
Any news on the Bing float situation?

Any news on the Bing float situation?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-26-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By Dave12
Thank you Brent. Nice of you to say.

Thank you Brent. Nice of you to say.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-21-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,078
Posted By Dave12
I have used my old Blue Point packer for years...

I have used my old Blue Point packer for years with no issues. When you see the grease oozing out around the top of the roller near the seal and the bear doesn’t want to spin, it’s a safe bet it’s...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-15-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,237
Posted By Dave12
You can order real good wing walk from a/s and...

You can order real good wing walk from a/s and they will cut it to size. Been using the whole doubled area for years with it. Still looks like new, no wear and no seam.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-05-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,361
Posted By Dave12
Yes, I have an RV12 and plan on building a Rans...

Yes, I have an RV12 and plan on building a Rans S21 with the same panel as the 12 and a Barrett IO360.
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