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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the photos Luca! It looks like...

Thanks for the photos Luca! It looks like everyone had a good time at the most beautiful airport in Italia. Hai fatto volare l'aereo? Come era il tempo?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-08-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By Gash
I'll take the other one. PM sent.

I'll take the other one. PM sent.
Forum: RV-12 08-08-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 80,204
Posted By Gash
Great video! It's so green there too! For us dry...

Great video! It's so green there too! For us dry desert people, that place looks like a landscape from another planet.
Forum: International 08-07-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By Gash
You'll have to pay VAT no matter what. It's how...

You'll have to pay VAT no matter what. It's how they get the colonists to pay back the cost of all the tea that was dumped in Boston harbor. :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-06-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,544
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the great write up and photography!

Thanks for the great write up and photography!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 56,272
Posted By Gash
I saw the Vashon at Oshkosh. It's a really nice...

I saw the Vashon at Oshkosh. It's a really nice airplane, but I just can't take it seriously until it gets a bigger engine. I'm sure that will evolve over time, so not worried.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,031
Posted By Gash
I enjoyed reading your write ups and seeing the...

I enjoyed reading your write ups and seeing the photos. Very interesting stuff here Otis. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By Gash
Thanks, but I really need it at Hawthorne.

Thanks, but I really need it at Hawthorne.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By Gash
Looking for hangar space at Hawthorne Muni (KHHR)

I would like to rent a hangar or some shared hangar space for my RV-7 at Hawthorne Municipal KHHR. This would be for long term rental over several months/years. If anybody has any leads, please let...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By Gash
Congratulations Shawn!

Congratulations Shawn!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,235
Posted By Gash
I have found that the absolute very best chemical...

I have found that the absolute very best chemical for removing dried on bugs is good old Dawn dish soap mixed with water. Apply liberally to the bugs, then wait a couple minutes for them to get soft....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-27-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,960
Posted By Gash
Vlad wins the internet AGAIN...

Vlad wins the internet AGAIN today!

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Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-25-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,960
Posted By Gash
Vlad wins the internet for...

Vlad wins the internet for today!

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,829
Posted By Gash
Sign me up for two of the leading edge lights!...

Sign me up for two of the leading edge lights! I'll buy them at OSH if you have them there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Gash
Thanks everyone! I really appreciate it.

Thanks everyone! I really appreciate it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Gash
Thanks Vic. I'll go take a look at it. What do...

Thanks Vic. I'll go take a look at it. What do you use to clean out the line? I would probably use 100LL unless there's a more elegant solution.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Gash
Low manifold pressure on takeoff?

I just did a takeoff where the engine only made about 15 inches MAP at full throttle, mixture full rich, 950 ft pressure altitude. The engine sounded the same, felt like it was making full power, and...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 06-11-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Gash
Hey Ryan, I have an RV-7 out here at Goodyear....

Hey Ryan, I have an RV-7 out here at Goodyear. I'd be glad to take you up sometime. I'll PM my contact info.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By Gash
Great scores guys!

Great scores guys!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,589
Posted By Gash
I heard it's going to be Spinal Tap...

I heard it's going to be Spinal Tap (http://www.spinaltapfan.com/).
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-23-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By Gash
...this is one more excuse for me to come to...

...this is one more excuse for me to come to Australia and fly with you guys. My son is up in Taree right now. I think it would be wonderful to see that area by air!
Forum: Safety 05-19-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,239
Posted By Gash
Good eye Vic!

Good eye Vic!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By Gash
Ron, I like the format of your "RV Leaderboard"....

Ron, I like the format of your "RV Leaderboard". Thanks for doing this--it'll be easier to keep up with the RV pilots in IAC. Congratulations to everyone so far--very nice showing guys!
Forum: International 05-18-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,277
Posted By Gash
I would like to follow your adventure. This is...

I would like to follow your adventure. This is very interesting! Please take photos and give us a write up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By Gash
Ok that got me laughing! One of my favorite...

Ok that got me laughing! One of my favorite movies!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By Gash
Meh. Don't worry about it. It's just another...

Meh. Don't worry about it. It's just another camping trip. You can be as comfortable or as primitive as you choose to be. The point is that you can actually fit plenty of comfort into your little RV...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,864
Posted By Gash
Grandpa used to tell me stories about bringing...

Grandpa used to tell me stories about bringing his B-25 back to Okinawa on fumes after a bombing mission. The field would be socked in, and he would have to find his way down on the LFR four-course...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,864
Posted By Gash
You're exactly right. I blew out a front...

You're exactly right. I blew out a front crankshaft seal on my RV-8 a few years ago and visibility went to zero with an oil covered canopy. I used my Dynon Skyview synthetic vision to line up on and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By Gash
I've been to Oshkosh several times in the RV-8....

I've been to Oshkosh several times in the RV-8. Here's the packing list I used. I'll be taking my RV-7 this year, and I suspect I can pack more stuff in it. I've always been able to fit everything...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By Gash
Absolutely! We RV dawgs gotta stick together. See...

Absolutely! We RV dawgs gotta stick together. See you at Santa Maria!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the excellent write up Brian! I'm...

Thanks for the excellent write up Brian! I'm sorry that I didn't see you there...I have a cracked exhaust on my Extra and was waiting on parts. I'll be at Coalinga though, so I hope to see you there....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,509
Posted By Gash
OSH for sure! Consider flying in Sunday afternoon...

OSH for sure! Consider flying in Sunday afternoon once the field re-opens after a thunderstorm. There will be hundreds of planes coming from every direction, holding at both lakes, guys garbaging up...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-05-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By Gash
Wedding anniversary: annual

Wedding anniversary: annual
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By Gash
Congratulations! That's a beautiful airplane!

Congratulations! That's a beautiful airplane!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,224
Posted By Gash
Way to go Jerry! That's really impressive. Now...

Way to go Jerry! That's really impressive. Now it's time to move up!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,343
Posted By Gash
Scott, that's probably the best advice ever. It...

Scott, that's probably the best advice ever. It always works out somehow. It seems like each time I go, there's a minor irritant like being too close to banging porta johns, or a wet spot that...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-08-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,588
Posted By Gash
Hilarious! I love it!

Hilarious! I love it!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-08-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,588
Posted By Gash
I never saw those. Somebody post a link!

I never saw those. Somebody post a link!
Forum: Interiors 04-03-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 44,295
Posted By Gash
I just paid my deposit for the interior on my...

I just paid my deposit for the interior on my RV-7. Looking forward to it! I'll send over pics when it's delivered/installed in June.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,759
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the advice Scott. You make a very good...

Thanks for the advice Scott. You make a very good point! I will do it like you describe.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,759
Posted By Gash
I haven't used the Weld On #3 yet, but the brain...

I haven't used the Weld On #3 yet, but the brain trust at the airport here says it's the right stuff to use on these cracks. I'm told it's very "watery", so be sure to tape underneath during...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-30-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,588
Posted By Gash
All good points. I was negative down on both...

All good points. I was negative down on both hammers, the wedge was weak...need to pull right to 45, and you're exactly right about the snap. I was over 140 kts so had to pull power. From now on I'll...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-30-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,588
Posted By Gash
Bill, I used 6'x30' white vinyl tarps for the box...

Bill, I used 6'x30' white vinyl tarps for the box markers. I nailed them down to the ground with 12" spikes through the grommets. Using a GPS and a 4-wheeler, it took me 3 days to get the markers...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-30-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,588
Posted By Gash
Fixed the link--try it again guys.

Fixed the link--try it again guys.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-29-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,588
Posted By Gash
Video: Aerobatic Practice

Here's a video of my aerobatic practice (https://youtu.be/a6G37MrFUkA) today. This is the Intermediate Free sequence that I'll fly in IAC contests this year. It's not flown in an RV, but I guess it's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,759
Posted By Gash
I'm getting ready to repair a similar canopy...

I'm getting ready to repair a similar canopy crack on my RV-7. I'm going to stop drill it with a #40 for acrylic. I don't think a 1/16" is big enough. That's a 1.59 mm diameter, and I don't think...
Forum: Safety 03-26-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,198
Posted By Gash
Great topic! Here’s my small contribution. I...

Great topic! Here’s my small contribution. I always add Vaseline covered cotton balls in a ziploc sandwich bag to my survival kits. These make the best and easiest fire starters. I use them all the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-21-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,270
Posted By Gash
Good news here! I wrote to Foreflight support...

Good news here! I wrote to Foreflight support today, and they got back to me very quickly with a reply that contradicts the notion that they have some sort of exclusive deal going on with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,576
Posted By Gash
Beautiful airplane! Congratulations.

Beautiful airplane! Congratulations.
Forum: RV-12 03-17-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,774
Posted By Gash
...and southwest too!

...and southwest too!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,173
Posted By Gash
Thanks for posting this Jerry! Good luck to you...

Thanks for posting this Jerry! Good luck to you as you get started with the contest season. I'm getting ready for Borrego Springs, CA in April, then it'll be one a month for the rest of the year!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Gash
Thanks everyone for the responses. Tom, I will...

Thanks everyone for the responses. Tom, I will swing by your hangar. Are you around tomorrow anytime? I'm going to be showing the Bearhawk to a couple guys, so will be airport bumming most of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Gash
Request to Borrow: RV-4 Front Seat Thin Cushions

Hi everyone, I'm ferrying an RV-4 from the east coast to Arizona next week. The currently installed custom front seat cushions are too thick for my tall body. Does anybody have a set of thin front...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,233
Posted By Gash
That's a great video Ron! Nicely flown!

That's a great video Ron! Nicely flown!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,233
Posted By Gash
Ron, Every RV-8 is different, of course, but you...

Ron,

Every RV-8 is different, of course, but you might try this: inverted, nose 15 degrees above horizon, push straight to hold this attitude as airspeed decreases, at first sign of stall buffet,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,233
Posted By Gash
Hi Tracy, If done correctly, a hammerhead should...

Hi Tracy,

If done correctly, a hammerhead should not do any harm to your engine since you are not flying inverted or negative G. Also called a "stall turn" in the Queen's English, a hammerhead turn...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-01-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,263
Posted By Gash
NASA was there. It was my 12-year old daughter's...

NASA was there. It was my 12-year old daughter's favorite building. She wants to be an astronaut, and I'm sure she'll do it!
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-11-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By Gash
Way to go Galen! I agree with what was written...

Way to go Galen! I agree with what was written previously: Don't stop. I've flown in three contests so far this year, and I'm learning new things and having a blast every time. I just wish I would...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-09-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,549
Posted By Gash
Hey thanks for the heads up! I really like AEG,...

Hey thanks for the heads up! I really like AEG, and the people there are super friendly. It's on the calendar.
Forum: RV-12 07-02-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,765
Posted By Gash
I'll be flying my RV-8 up from Phoenix with my...

I'll be flying my RV-8 up from Phoenix with my daughter in the back. We're going to camp at HBC from Sunday to Wednesday, then fly all the way to northern California for a family reunion. It's going...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-28-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,251
Posted By Gash
It works! I love it!

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By Gash
Those overlap connectors are really nice. +1 on...

Those overlap connectors are really nice. +1 on that idea.
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