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Forum: RV-10 08-01-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,122
Posted By stancaruthers
Shut the fuel off for 1 minute each flight for 10...

Shut the fuel off for 1 minute each flight for 10 flights, after that you n the wife will never notice that cough again.:D
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-20-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By stancaruthers
Bruce Cover

Should I have any concern of scratching canopy with cover ?
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-12-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,291
Posted By stancaruthers
I guess I should ask if anyone has used the XL-80...

I guess I should ask if anyone has used the XL-80 in their wing tips
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-12-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,291
Posted By stancaruthers
Darn it :(

Darn it :(
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-12-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,291
Posted By stancaruthers
8 Hanger Life Style

Thought I would share.....
Sold my home and building another, during this 5-6 month process the wife decides we need to live in the hanger :rolleyes:
Since I drive there everyday....why not...right ?...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-30-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,189
Posted By stancaruthers
8 Therapy

The 8 is the only model I've flown of the RV's, but when does the fun stop or the smile go away? :D

I have cut my anti-crump meds way way back, I haven't fired anyone lately, even gave the axxhole...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-23-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By stancaruthers
Cost Question

What would a builder charge to replace front windshield ?

Can a scratch that is not deep be buff out and look perfect ?
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-12-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By stancaruthers
Thanks everyone The Bruce cover will be here in...

Thanks everyone

The Bruce cover will be here in 4 weeks, I will never again completely close slider unless it's chance of rain.........I will be at the mercy of honesty and integrity of all who...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-09-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By stancaruthers
Possible cure on the way.

Just ordered the Bruce cover, hope it works well.....maybe I will be disciplined enough to use it....getting lazy in my old age.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-09-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,006
Posted By stancaruthers
The hockey puck on Lowrance fish finder works...

The hockey puck on Lowrance fish finder works great for depth and would not fog up, its a sealed sonar unit....bwthdik
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-09-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,599
Posted By stancaruthers
I suggest you put the drain plug in tight and...

I suggest you put the drain plug in tight and fill with fresh water....shake for 5 mins then drain, repeat process until sodium residue is less than .002 ppm
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-09-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By stancaruthers
Cabin Overtemp

Yesterday I needed to be in Hugo OK for work, instead of driving 2.5 hrs why not fly right?
All of the mentoring I've received for the ~8, I must have missed the conversation about covering the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-26-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 40,539
Posted By stancaruthers
Where I tense up is those big gust, example...

Where I tense up is those big gust, example yesterday was 150@14G22
The first landing attempt was scrubbed due to a big gust, on the next attempt, instead of pulling power off and letting it blow my...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-24-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 40,539
Posted By stancaruthers
Starting to click

Flew most all day Sunday, landing...landing...landing until the wind fear subsided. I ended the long day with the RV grin, next hurdle is to get the courage to go out and do a loop :eek:
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-13-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 40,539
Posted By stancaruthers
I went off in our drainage ditch in October, my...

I went off in our drainage ditch in October, my heal caught on extensions as mentioned. My heal had not caught in 25 hours previously....but that one time was all it took to spend another $30K

The...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-12-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 40,539
Posted By stancaruthers
Hurry up 100 hours

I'm still at the infant stage with crosswind landings, however yesterday with as little as 8 kt direct Xwind I found that tail low I was almost out of rudder, or should I say I was pushing almost to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-29-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,693
Posted By stancaruthers
Garmin does it again :):D

Garmin does it again :):D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,190
Posted By stancaruthers
Yes and the G3X the same, I just watch the...

Yes and the G3X the same, I just watch the ForeFlight video and it made me think of this thread, very useful if one does not have the luxury of either G3X or Dynon but has the Ipad handy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,190
Posted By stancaruthers
https://foreflight.com/support/video-library/watch...

https://foreflight.com/support/video-library/watch/?v=glide-advisor&list=whats-new&_ga=1.91804185.28137011.1399059307https://foreflight.com/support/video-library/watch/?v=glide-advisor&list=whats-new&...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,468
Posted By stancaruthers
You couldn't give me a Plane Power.....they are...

You couldn't give me a Plane Power.....they are owned by Hartzell Technologies. When I had an issue with a newly refurbished 70 amp on the Bonanza.....they would not stand by it....B&C would be my...
Forum: Safety 03-13-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,401
Posted By stancaruthers
Best by leaps n bounds

Best by leaps n bounds
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-13-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 40,539
Posted By stancaruthers
Cross Wind

We have 18/36 runway, yesterday wind was 090@7-9 so I thought this is the perfect time to get my feet wet.....wasn't real pretty. Being generous I had 2 fair and 3 really bad with 1 go around after...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,874
Posted By stancaruthers
Spark

When the grandson was 6, I would always have him hold the spark plug wire while I cranked the mower.....if he jumped or cried I was getting fire.:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,694
Posted By stancaruthers
TIP TRIALS

Going back to experiment with all the suggestions, all seems logical to me....will report back.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,694
Posted By stancaruthers
Let me ask if anyone has been able to get an...

Let me ask if anyone has been able to get an Iphone to work with...
G3X touch
GMA245R
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,694
Posted By stancaruthers
Steve, I also have 10.2.1 on iphone and 5.10 G3X,...

Steve,
I also have 10.2.1 on iphone and 5.10 G3X, not sure on the 2.20 but it's new as of Feb
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,694
Posted By stancaruthers
Same Here

Sorry to hear...oh sorry:p
G3Xpert is out of ideas I believe.
Forum: ADS-B 03-08-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,900
Posted By stancaruthers
ADS-B vs Big Brother

Don't think for a moment BB ain't watching......:eek:

Yesterday I flew for about 45 minutes....landed....put er to bed...grabbed a cold one....opened Flight Aware...BAM, my flight I just landed from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,694
Posted By stancaruthers
Mark I am 99% sure it is but will double check,...

Mark I am 99% sure it is but will double check, as I also used Zulus. I don't just have low volume, I cant hear diddle, nor can the caller hear a peep.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,694
Posted By stancaruthers
G3X Phone HELP

Was wanting to know if anyone is having the same issue.

I have GMA 245R blue toothed to IPHONE......I can hear phone ring through headset and can answer on screen or IPHONE but I cannot hear the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-06-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 40,539
Posted By stancaruthers
Thanks Charlie, After this weekend with the low...

Thanks Charlie,
After this weekend with the low ceiling we had here in Texas, flying IFR with this setup is remarkable.https://goo.gl/photos/gMU1vVmjaEcBzRX5A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,140
Posted By stancaruthers
INCREDIBLE

INCREDIBLE
Forum: Safety 02-27-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,468
Posted By stancaruthers
Congratulations Walt

Walt, Getting back into the books at our age and dedicating the time it takes to learn a totally different skillset and way of flying was without a doubt the hardest thing I've ever done and put my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,537
Posted By stancaruthers
High school kiddo's need jobs too :rolleyes: I...

High school kiddo's need jobs too :rolleyes:
I have Hustler Super 104 Zero Turn....check it out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,537
Posted By stancaruthers
Yes, I have a 50X60 complete with living quarters...

Yes, I have a 50X60 complete with living quarters at KXBP (6 miles away) but I'm almost ready to start construction on my LAST house which is on my farm property.
My dream was to sell my hanger at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,537
Posted By stancaruthers
Thanks for the feedback, my dream may dwindle, I...

Thanks for the feedback, my dream may dwindle, I just cant stretch it anymore....1400 is it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,537
Posted By stancaruthers
Grass Runway Length??

Just stepped off north/south and I could do 1200' easy and 1500' if I move a cattle lot. The east west would be 1700
Understanding longer is better Who feels 1200 is too short
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,591
Posted By stancaruthers
Breaking the LAW

Feels like I'm breaking the law having this much...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-17-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 40,539
Posted By stancaruthers
Still Learning

https://goo.gl/photos/vEdZiqQK93dqdja6AWent flying yesterday loose formation with a friend, and using the landing techniques suggested from this thread really has boosted by confidence.
If I can keep...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-17-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 874
Posted By stancaruthers
066-10600

Chris
I purchased from Spruce 066-10600
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By stancaruthers
G3X Touch XM version

I MUST ASK---YOU NEVER KNOW ....

If anyone accidentally ordered the XM version and would rather have the NON-XM, I will trade and pay the difference.
I did not realize you could not upgrade the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,156
Posted By stancaruthers
After I purchased mine, same issue up to 238...

After I purchased mine, same issue up to 238 deg....now it might get to 200
Post some pictures of yours taken from in front of # 2 cyl
I bought the duel pass 9 row and mounted it higher and back...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By stancaruthers
Well, we have found Margaritaville to be quite...

Well, we have found Margaritaville to be quite the close weekend getaway to let the batteries recharge.....and sometimes able to recharge the aviation account.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By stancaruthers
Canopy Leak RV-8

I read the thread of sealing the canopy at the rear with weather strip and complied...easy task, I'm sure it's not perfect but much much better.

I actually have to almost slam it to get latch closed...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-06-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 40,539
Posted By stancaruthers
Thanks guys, I actually had a great weekend full...

Thanks guys, I actually had a great weekend full of greasers after taking your advice. My instructor had me coming in a little fast, I think the little wheel can stay where it's at for now.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-03-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 40,539
Posted By stancaruthers
So let me understand, touch mains and push...

So let me understand, touch mains and push forward to stick it, but don't bring tail to high or plane level, but rather let the tail be somewhere between level and the ground....let's say about a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-03-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 935
Posted By stancaruthers
Brake Pads

I have Cleveland brakes on RV8, can someone give me a part number for pads, I assume Aircraft Spruce
Found it 066-10600
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-03-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 40,539
Posted By stancaruthers
Landing Confession

I'm only 25 hours and about 70 landings into the ~8
I also have exited both left and right just about when I thought ( I HAVE THIS )
I wheel land-stick forward until canopy rail level with...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-03-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 643
Views: 582,950
Posted By stancaruthers
Finally Finished

https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipPJ0FIl9kyQcF2GLopohh71LhqubNdtStoE-5CC
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-01-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,758
Posted By stancaruthers
Thank You

Thanks everyone for the response.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 358,763
Posted By stancaruthers
Smile Maker

https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipPuvAdwk5PF1CzupYx335HUlAn5GyZwpqH7uJEp
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-30-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,758
Posted By stancaruthers
Thanks Walt

Thanks Walt
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-30-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,758
Posted By stancaruthers
G3X Touch / Garmin A/P

Would someone be willing to provide final auto pilot set up numbers that you ended up with ?
I have the 307 head
Garmin servos Pitch / roll
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,465
Posted By stancaruthers
Yes, that's the only issue. I will order bolts...

Yes, that's the only issue. I will order bolts and spacers today, I'm planning for the gap to be 3/8"
Currently I have only 4 threads past lock nut with 3/4" gap, I need bolts about 7/16-1/2...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,465
Posted By stancaruthers
Posting pictures on this website is ridiculous, I...

Posting pictures on this website is ridiculous, I have....
Horizontal induction
Vans cowl
New Spinner that Vans said I needed @ $1295

If you will email or text me, I will be glad to send...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,465
Posted By stancaruthers
Cowl/Spinner Clearance Opinion ??

Mounted prop last night, I have 3/4" between spinner and cowl....would like much less. I guess I could buy longer spinner hub mounting bolts and space it back toward cowl ??
Maybe just leave it alone...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,148
Posted By stancaruthers
Plan Plan Plan

If you are going to do other things such as Carbon Fiber Dip and Silk Screen, be sure to plan better than I did.....I forgot 2 breakers for silk screening :mad:
To buy the setup for letter transfer...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-12-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,531
Posted By stancaruthers
I would like a set of drawings as...

I would like a set of drawings as well....PLEASE
stanleycaruthers@gmail.com
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-12-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,924
Posted By stancaruthers
Thank yall very much, the illustrated...

Thank yall very much, the illustrated instructions above did the trick, I only had 3 out of 4 wrong....not bad.
Also did not know the J-221861 washer was thicker and that there are 2 different...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-11-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,924
Posted By stancaruthers
Engine Mounting Question

It's been a long 8 weeks since I sent IO-360 for IRAN and I didn't take pictures before disassemble.
There are 6 large 2" flat washers for engine mounts, I know that there was 1 for the top of each...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-29-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 883
Posted By stancaruthers
Need Elect HELP !!!

cancel the request
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-29-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 14,937
Posted By stancaruthers
Lit everything up one at a time yesterday,...

Lit everything up one at a time yesterday, exciting stuff !!!
Down to the programming and troubleshooting.
Hope to have all avionics associated work completed by the weekend unless the electrons Gods...
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