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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-15-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 577
Posted By Infidel
FS: RV4 0320/160 Long gear

RV Model: 1998 RV-4

Slider or Tip Up: Tip up. Small crack stop drilled at rear of canopy. Have new uncut and crated canopy that will/can convey with sale.

Location: Eastern Panhandle of West...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By Infidel
Good to know and having just sent in my updated...

Good to know and having just sent in my updated information, my fingers are getting a little sore from crossing them in hopes of a lower premium. ;)
Forum: Safety 09-16-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,794
Posted By Infidel
I would say structural integrity is dependent on...

I would say structural integrity is dependent on the the impact and pilotage.

For a cheap canopy cracker, get a small ball Peen hammer from Harbor Freight and grind a pointed cone on one end and...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-16-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,038
Posted By Infidel
I "lube" mine with anti-seize, found at any...

I "lube" mine with anti-seize, found at any automotive parts store. Forget about using the zerk grease fitting. I've found it is basically useless and the added grease goes to where there is least...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,266
Posted By Infidel
Maybe hook up with a local EAA chapter or an RV...

Maybe hook up with a local EAA chapter or an RV builder for some help and maybe for a modest donation the local chapter, you might get some help and valuable experience in replacing it.

10K is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,438
Posted By Infidel
Good discussion. I bought my -4 from a fella that...

Good discussion. I bought my -4 from a fella that had recently painted my bird and the only W&B paperwork I could find was the original from the builder. With that in mind, I didn't waste any time...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 54,251
Posted By Infidel
Looking good Bill and the dust in your shop...

Looking good Bill and the dust in your shop confirms you're making progress!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-14-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 91,559
Posted By Infidel
Loving the photos but I have to ask, when's the...

Loving the photos but I have to ask, when's the band getting back together? :D
Forum: RV-12 09-14-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,519
Posted By Infidel
I've rebuilt two sets of 912 carbs due to ethanol...

I've rebuilt two sets of 912 carbs due to ethanol and can see where the choke modules could be swapped by a novice as they are actually marked "L" for right and "R" for left-if I remember correctly....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,751
Posted By Infidel
Congratulations on your solo flight and crossing...

Congratulations on your solo flight and crossing that hurdle. That is a day you will never forget. I recall mine vividly. Felt like a virgin on prom night. Excited but also very nervous!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-28-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,674
Posted By Infidel
Im sure Jiffy Lube services his vehicle and Jose...

Im sure Jiffy Lube services his vehicle and Jose mows his lawn.
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,736
Posted By Infidel
Yep, the Cirrus may someday earn that quote from...

Yep, the Cirrus may someday earn that quote from Bonanza and very well said.

Stand by.......
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-30-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By Infidel
Sportys maybe? I think I bought some from them...

Sportys maybe? I think I bought some from them years ago.
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 07-25-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,934
Posted By Infidel
One would think there would be more photos...

One would think there would be more photos associated with an investigation like this. I've taken more photos of simple vehicle collisions than what is available in this report.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,342
Posted By Infidel
Planning to fly to triple tree for it!

Planning to fly to triple tree for it!
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 07-15-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By Infidel
A big thank you to Bill and Lorie for hosting a...

A big thank you to Bill and Lorie for hosting a great gathering with excellent food and splendid views. 136 NM's each way gave me a great reason to flex my wings even though I wasn't fortunate...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 07-12-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By Infidel
I just baked some fresh picked red raspberry...

I just baked some fresh picked red raspberry cobbler today & am planning to bring it with me. I tried to hold out on the baking but as ripe as the berries were, there was no holding back. If you have...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 07-10-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By Infidel
I keep flipping my iPad and th dang image keeps...

I keep flipping my iPad and th dang image keeps flipping too! I guess I'll just have to fly my approach inverted and hope my spit cup doesn't chum

Will bring a jar of my homemade hooch.:D
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 07-09-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By Infidel
Count me in Bill. Jim, maybe we can gaggle.

Count me in Bill. Jim, maybe we can gaggle.
Forum: RV-4 07-03-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By Infidel
I would remove the rear stick & cover it when not...

I would remove the rear stick & cover it when not needed by a copilot. A temporary easily removable cover, whether aluminum or vinyl. A water bottle or shoe dropped in the well could be a problem....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-28-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,599
Posted By Infidel
I'm sure Vlad has it figured out!

I'm sure Vlad has it figured out!
Forum: RV-4 06-26-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,980
Posted By Infidel
I'm curious what that dollar per pound will...

I'm curious what that dollar per pound will equate. :p I'm a -4 owner and have found myself slowly filling the cockpit in the past couple years. An -8 model is my goal but until my daughter no longer...
Forum: Midwest 06-20-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By Infidel
I believe your wife and mine have something in...

I believe your wife and mine have something in common; relaxation when aloft.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By Infidel
If Vic lived in New York...he'd have a monopoly....

If Vic lived in New York...he'd have a monopoly. ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,238
Posted By Infidel
I just finished reading Kathryn's report as well...

I just finished reading Kathryn's report as well as the FAA link. No mention of wing separation, but derived from witness accounts some sort of inflight separation/breakup may have occurred.

As...
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 06-13-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,672
Posted By Infidel
From what I recall, Mr. boatwright wasn't even a...

From what I recall, Mr. boatwright wasn't even a certificated pilot. So basically, he committed a heinous crime and unfortunately it was in a conveyance we share an infinity for. He was an adult and...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-13-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,396
Posted By Infidel
Yep, prop locks required-National security deal....

Yep, prop locks required-National security deal.

Great write up!
Forum: RV-12 06-10-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,825
Posted By Infidel
Nothing wrong with that trailer, other than being...

Nothing wrong with that trailer, other than being a bit too narrow. When you think you have enough straps securing your plane, add a couple more. I always use extra in case one or more should fail.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 06-06-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,392
Posted By Infidel
Due to a QB event scheduled for the same day, I'm...

Due to a QB event scheduled for the same day, I'm sad to misss this one. Always enjoyed the past gatherings.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-06-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,126
Posted By Infidel
I'm a native Michigander and Fox Island is on my...

I'm a native Michigander and Fox Island is on my bucket list!
Forum: RV-12 06-05-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By Infidel
On the 912 series engine, I'd always pull the cap...

On the 912 series engine, I'd always pull the cap off the oil bottle and rotate the prop by hand until hearing the oil burping in the oil tank.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-05-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,126
Posted By Infidel
Nice report and pictures. I've accrued a couple...

Nice report and pictures. I've accrued a couple hundred thousand miles in driving police model Crown Vic's. For what it is; it's an impressive vehicle. But I'd never buy one.

Fox island looks like...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-02-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,251
Posted By Infidel
Gotta be a rough neighborhood when you have to...

Gotta be a rough neighborhood when you have to lock the toolbox. :D

Congrats on the kit!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,774
Posted By Infidel
I think the main thoughts to consider are; the...

I think the main thoughts to consider are; the size of the dog and can this be accomplished in a RV3?

In a side X side seating arrangement, I wouldn't hesitate taking my beloved hairy Pal along....
Forum: Safety 05-31-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,468
Posted By Infidel
Interesting as there are many "saves" that don't...

Interesting as there are many "saves" that don't get reported. I'm in that category. Titan tornado several years ago. On climb out and 150' AGL..engine quit. Non event other than requiring a strong...
Forum: Safety 05-29-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,468
Posted By Infidel
It's been said that 91% of statistics are false....

It's been said that 91% of statistics are false. :D
Forum: RV-12 05-25-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,835
Posted By Infidel
[/QUOTE] Don, if I were closer I'd help in a...

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Don, if I were closer I'd help in a heartbeat. Putting an airplane on a trailer is like putting a trailer on a boat. It just doesn't seem right. :confused:
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-23-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,940
Posted By Infidel
If both tires are wearing the same, which from...

If both tires are wearing the same, which from what I can see is on the inside, I'd pull them both and remount to where the less tread side is on the outside. Still plenty of life left in that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By Infidel
I'm thinking some extra poles for my hammock? :D

I'm thinking some extra poles for my hammock? :D
Forum: RV-12 05-21-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By Infidel
Not sure if this is the same but I bought a...

Not sure if this is the same but I bought a "McFarland" vernier from Lockwood a couple years ago and it worked flawlessly with the 912S.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,751
Posted By Infidel
The best advice I can give is; submerse yourself...

The best advice I can give is; submerse yourself in it if you are really serious about getting your ticket. Too often, life distractions will get in the way and deter your mission. I know from...
Forum: RV-12 05-15-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,675
Posted By Infidel
It's not the first time Bing has changed the...

It's not the first time Bing has changed the floats. Nonetheless, glad they stay on top of things.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,270
Posted By Infidel
I wear Serengetti sunglasses which have flat arms...

I wear Serengetti sunglasses which have flat arms and when I used my Bose headset, no problems. I now use Clarity Aloft headsets and definitely no squeeze problems.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 05-08-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,852
Posted By Infidel
Any word or plans for 2017?

Any word or plans for 2017?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,768
Posted By Infidel
Do people still use wallpaper?

Do people still use wallpaper?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 93,724
Posted By Infidel
Vlad has all the fun!

Vlad has all the fun!
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-06-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,369
Posted By Infidel
Not the usual RV grin, but more like "hmmmm...)...

Not the usual RV grin, but more like "hmmmm...) :D

Congratulations!
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-04-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,891
Posted By Infidel
No intention of causing a thread drift but, if...

No intention of causing a thread drift but, if you look at each individual case involving the -9, you'll likely find some of those were with a different drive train other than the typical Lycoming or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 54,251
Posted By Infidel
Looking forward to a fly-in Bill and not once did...

Looking forward to a fly-in Bill and not once did I ever consider you as a sheep. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 54,251
Posted By Infidel
Looking good Bill and beautiful shop!

Looking good Bill and beautiful shop!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 64,208
Posted By Infidel
Perhaps the redneck version of "The Mustang...

Perhaps the redneck version of "The Mustang Ranch?"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,861
Posted By Infidel
Good idea Skid and I nominate you! :D

Good idea Skid and I nominate you! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,861
Posted By Infidel
Count me in again Mike! From what I can remember,...

Count me in again Mike! From what I can remember, I had a great time last year. And as always, willing to help out anyway I can.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,526
Posted By Infidel
Functioning on a retired income, my RV life has...

Functioning on a retired income, my RV life has caused me to pinch some. But it is my passion and I've forgone many other things I enjoy. My advice is; if there is a will, there is a way, and...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-07-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,994
Posted By Infidel
Holy smokes! Looks complicated and job well done.

Holy smokes! Looks complicated and job well done.
Forum: RV-12 04-07-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,947
Posted By Infidel
Hilarious!!!!!!!!!:D

Hilarious!!!!!!!!!:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,763
Posted By Infidel
A little drift.... Which is why I'll stick with...

A little drift....

Which is why I'll stick with getting a class III medical as long as I can. Having my anus probed, genitals fondled, scalp inspected like a monkey, and recordings of my scars,...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-25-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,992
Posted By Infidel
Brrrrr....looks cold there! Nice video and thanks...

Brrrrr....looks cold there! Nice video and thanks for taking me along.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-05-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,995
Posted By Infidel
The way I figure is; If I can afford an airplane,...

The way I figure is; If I can afford an airplane, I can afford the Avgas. When the day comes I can't, I'll go back to motorcycles and Mogas.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,823
Posted By Infidel
I started to go but winds and temps changed my...

I started to go but winds and temps changed my mind.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,092
Posted By Infidel
I love ACS. But my most recent shopping for a...

I love ACS. But my most recent shopping for a case of oil and Camgaurd resulted with the best deal with Sporty's. Shipping included. Plus, I'm entered for a chance to wind a plane!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,448
Posted By Infidel
Welcome aboard. The RV line is the epitome of...

Welcome aboard. The RV line is the epitome of general aviation. If you wanna drive a truck, get a 172. If you want a Vette, any RV will do. Your headed in the right direction.
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