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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 904
Posted By ty1295
You might look into Fastenal locations, they will...

You might look into Fastenal locations, they will ship from one store location to another. Not sure about insurance side.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,220
Posted By ty1295
I weld almost daily, can't say anymore about how...

I weld almost daily, can't say anymore about how important aluminum is to be clean.

I would mark it best you can, whoever you have weld it take it to them to tack it, bring it back to verify it is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-14-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,942
Posted By ty1295
About to buy an engine myself. Will Van actually...

About to buy an engine myself. Will Van actually sell you a 360 for an RV9 if you ask?

I know they officially don't recommend it, but as posted the concern can be resolved with proper flying...
Forum: Job Board 11-14-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,257
Posted By ty1295
Email me a resume ty1295 at gmail and what time...

Email me a resume ty1295 at gmail and what time of the year your child is looking for an internship and I will see what I can do.

Can give you more details via email.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,383
Posted By ty1295
I hope you are saving money for 3 more airplanes...

I hope you are saving money for 3 more airplanes to be built as I suspect you just sealed the deal on future aviators.

Awesome video's and reminds me in life what is important is memories with our...
Forum: Southeast 09-24-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 21,469
Posted By ty1295
The good ole what came first chicken or the egg. ...

The good ole what came first chicken or the egg.

Obviously something broke, and the dominos started going quickly. If a weight came off, that could surely set things in motion. Are Lycoming...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-09-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 116,808
Posted By ty1295
Enjoying the story and been logging in hoping to...

Enjoying the story and been logging in hoping to see an update, hope you didn't get stuck in the bed at the FBO. :eek:

Thanks for documenting your summer trip and sharing the details with us.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-06-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,314
Posted By ty1295
Leak Down test? I am a firm believer in them,...

Leak Down test?

I am a firm believer in them, much better than compression. I spent a couple years on a top fuel motorcycle race team, and one of the first things we did after every run was a leak...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-05-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By ty1295
This is my exact question. 95% of my background...

This is my exact question. 95% of my background is automotive, racing etc. Just trying to figure out the differences. Having a HOT lead passing thru the firewall with no protection other than to...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-05-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By ty1295
Buss Main Power Fuse?

When powering the buss, are most people putting some type of protection beyond the ability to turn the master back off?

Been searching and no luck finding a direct answer.

Fuse-able link?
ANL...
Forum: RV-12 08-29-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 27,303
Posted By ty1295
I 2nd this advice, the $50 for the kit surely is...

I 2nd this advice, the $50 for the kit surely is pennies to check for a crack the way industry would. Visual is ok, but has limitations for sure.


As far as revisions to parts, anybody that has...
Forum: RV-10 08-22-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,813
Posted By ty1295
Not sure what day, but I don't envy the guys...

Not sure what day, but I don't envy the guys working the vans tent all week. 8+ hours a day answering the same old questions. Heck I was tired enjoying myself on vacation.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-19-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,920
Posted By ty1295
Did this on mine, bought a weatherpak kit for...

Did this on mine, bought a weatherpak kit for cars that is designed for weather, water, etc. Bit spendy to get the kit and proper tools, but came out nice and I can easily pull the pins out if I...
Forum: Safety 08-18-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,364
Posted By ty1295
Cautious yes, not sure on paranoid though as I am...

Cautious yes, not sure on paranoid though as I am building an A model myself and not scared of it, or flying in an A model.

I don't think its just Vans models any nose wheel just needs to be landed...
Forum: Safety 08-18-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,364
Posted By ty1295
By no means would I consider myself an RV pilot...

By no means would I consider myself an RV pilot yet (builder yes), but based on my training, research and talking to well known RV pilot on here I know when it comes times to fly my A model, EVERY...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,551
Posted By ty1295
I would venture to say the biggest hurdle to...

I would venture to say the biggest hurdle to building an airplane is mental, and you are by far more equipped to build an airplane mentally than 99% of us, including those that have done so already.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,883
Posted By ty1295
Back in April I spent 5 hours of training with...

Back in April I spent 5 hours of training with Patty Wagstaff and her instructor Allan down in Florida. 4 hours was in the Super D, the 5th in the extra 300. One of the last things Allan showed me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,137
Posted By ty1295
2nd for this option, although at times I would...

2nd for this option, although at times I would like more tunes I am not sure all my neighbors at the airport would agree.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,582
Posted By ty1295
Even better if your wife is your friend.

Even better if your wife is your friend.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-13-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,718
Posted By ty1295
I went with the Oregon Aero Memory foam, not...

I went with the Oregon Aero Memory foam, not flying yet but I have done some hangar flying.

This was based on lots of research I did at time on threads here, and the Oregon Aero foam always had good...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-11-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 43
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Views: 7,326
Posted By ty1295
Digging up an old thread, but 6 years later look...

Digging up an old thread, but 6 years later look where this plane has been.
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-10-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By ty1295
Time to get this bird out of the nest for sure, I...

Time to get this bird out of the nest for sure, I am suspect someone will come to the rescue.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,161
Posted By ty1295
Congrats, something I hope to do at some point...

Congrats, something I hope to do at some point when my own RV is a flying machine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,218
Posted By ty1295
Working with the government daily for a job, I...

Working with the government daily for a job, I can tell you they don't go by what makes sense most of the time. Although I agree with you on airplanes you own.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-05-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 96,153
Posted By ty1295
I suspect Vlad posted the last message then on...

I suspect Vlad posted the last message then on purpose left us hanging for several days now.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,342
Posted By ty1295
Isn't this the same thing as the "almost 14"...

Isn't this the same thing as the "almost 14" mod?
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-28-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By ty1295
Just sitting here waiting for you Vlad. August...

Just sitting here waiting for you Vlad.

August or later we need to plan a tail replacement, rivet wing bottom skin weekend.

As a side note, the project has already had some strong Russian...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-27-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 923
Posted By ty1295
N972JS RV9A Project

Time to create an official project thread.

Been on the forums for several years, had a RV9 empennage I acquired 4-5 years ago but has done nothing but collect dust.

About a year and a half ago I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,346
Posted By ty1295
My oldest is a few weeks away from being 17, it...

My oldest is a few weeks away from being 17, it goes by so fast.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,285
Posted By ty1295
So do we all call and have it added to...

So do we all call and have it added to Ironflights CC? That works great.
Forum: Safety 06-22-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,064
Posted By ty1295
I can surely see this as an easy gotcha for...

I can surely see this as an easy gotcha for someone. I didn't step in this pothole myself, but could see the simple overlook not thinking.

Vic (and others) please keep these things posted, as it...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-18-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,562
Posted By ty1295
I am surely that way, my dad is the opposite and...

I am surely that way, my dad is the opposite and in his car club world has no problems just calling people in the area based on a membership list. 95% of the time once they realize he isn't any...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-16-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By ty1295
Have a 9 project at Louisville, but as you...

Have a 9 project at Louisville, but as you probably know same at a 7 for size.

I have been in a 6 and although slightly smaller, wasn't much and if setup right wouldn't be noticed.
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,150
Posted By ty1295
For sure a great choice to add to Van's list of...

For sure a great choice to add to Van's list of excellent employee's.
Forum: RV-12 06-08-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,124
Posted By ty1295
I am thinking I would ditch the harbor freight...

I am thinking I would ditch the harbor freight trailer in the ditch, grab the airplane and continue on. Looks like your stacking 2 trailers on top of each other with a 401k savings plan on top of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By ty1295
sending you a PM, you can email if you need ...

sending you a PM, you can email if you need ty1295 gmail
Forum: RV-10 06-05-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,747
Posted By ty1295
Took a very quick video tonight as I tested the...

Took a very quick video tonight as I tested the Flyleds on 12V for the first time. The camera is bright, but I promise in person you can't look directly at the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,321
Posted By ty1295
If you still need the rv8 dxf imported into...

If you still need the rv8 dxf imported into fusion, sent it to me in an email and I will make it happen.

ty1295 at gmail
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,321
Posted By ty1295
You can look at autodesk fusion 360, free full...

You can look at autodesk fusion 360, free full cad/cam software. You can download the blank panel dxf from vans, then grab dxf or iges from EFIS vendor sites, etc.
Forum: RV-10 06-01-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,747
Posted By ty1295
Just finishing up installing them in my 9A tips...

Just finishing up installing them in my 9A tips and tail. Got the wiring mostly run Monday on my project. Still only tested with a 9v battery and they seem very bright. For the price vs...
Forum: Interiors 05-30-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,226
Posted By ty1295
Something to consider, you really need a walking...

Something to consider, you really need a walking foot machine. I bought one several years back for auto work and now using it for my own RV. If you were near by I would have no problem letting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,526
Posted By ty1295
These 2 statements tell me to run away.

These 2 statements tell me to run away.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,396
Posted By ty1295
If you don't need laser, and cnc plasma is ok...

If you don't need laser, and cnc plasma is ok just buy the material and I can cut it for you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,396
Posted By ty1295
I have used superior cutting many times in the...

I have used superior cutting many times in the past.

We now have a local place near Cincinnati that is doing my work for that.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-22-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,594
Posted By ty1295
Wouldn't that be like the option all Cirus...

Wouldn't that be like the option all Cirus aircraft come with?

Love the NW, spent my first 25 years of life there and still call it home.
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-22-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,210
Posted By ty1295
The mod doesn't change the lower part and how it...

The mod doesn't change the lower part and how it mounts to the plane. It does change how far you can recline the seat, but has provisions to leave it back to basically stock recline mode also.
Forum: Tools 05-16-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,286
Posted By ty1295
At home I have a big 220v Quincy I have used for...

At home I have a big 220v Quincy I have used for year, has served me well and will run anything I need.

When I moved my plane to the airport I needed something to run the rivet gun, squeezer, air...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,379
Posted By ty1295
I got my license in 2012, but have rarely flown...

I got my license in 2012, but have rarely flown since. Recently went and did some additional training with a totally different instructor. (Patty Wagstaff and her instructor Allan). I felt my...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-11-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,562
Posted By ty1295
I would say most people are afraid to call up a...

I would say most people are afraid to call up a stranger and ask.

If everyone that was on the list put up a quick intro, it might help break the ice of being a stranger as much.

I would assume...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-09-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,687
Posted By ty1295
Can't agree more. New certified are out of...

Can't agree more. New certified are out of 99.99% of population's reach, so option is to buy older or experimental or don't fly. We are seeing all the above being done.

I would be curious to know...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,982
Posted By ty1295
Have you tried to gravity bleed? I also have a...

Have you tried to gravity bleed?

I also have a pressure bleeder your welcome to use also, we would have to come up with a fitting for reservoir but won't be an issue.

Worst thing with brakes is to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,526
Posted By ty1295
Watched video twice, but I believe if you get...

Watched video twice, but I believe if you get both products you end up with ADS B in and out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,053
Posted By ty1295
Its interesting to read this stories, and mine is...

Its interesting to read this stories, and mine is really no different.

I see a theme though.

Airplanes are a priority for everyone.
No one has said they just fell into money or made millions.
I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,037
Posted By ty1295
Fairly sure you had a targa strip which is a very...

Fairly sure you had a targa strip which is a very common mod, but all of them are built per plane and by the builder. Not an off the shelf part to order.

Seen them done in fiberglass most often, on...
Forum: Midwest 03-13-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,136
Posted By ty1295
one of the airports I landed at for my solo cross...

one of the airports I landed at for my solo cross country. Never had breakfast there though.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,627
Posted By ty1295
I actually covered a set of RV7 seats for someone...

I actually covered a set of RV7 seats for someone here on Vans for just the cost of material as a test, as I have an industrial sewing machine and novice sewing skills. I had debated about doing...
Forum: Job Board 01-21-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,854
Posted By ty1295
I work for one of your competitor/partners on...

I work for one of your competitor/partners on other projects.

That quote above is so true, unfortunately it extends into those that have graduated and moved into the field full time. As a...
Forum: Job Board 01-18-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,854
Posted By ty1295
If someone is interested in...

If someone is interested in machining/manufacturing side let me know and I can ask, in the summers we have in the past hired interns and I can ask if that will happen again.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-17-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By ty1295
I have seen this at the trade show, and it does...

I have seen this at the trade show, and it does work. Water used on show floor as gasoline is a big no-no.

It works. I have a good friend that is a major player in the high performance world and...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-04-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,965
Posted By ty1295
On average just over 2 hours per DAY, every day...

On average just over 2 hours per DAY, every day for a year.

:eek::eek::eek::eek:
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-24-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,613
Posted By ty1295
Thank you for sharing. Reminds us all how short...

Thank you for sharing. Reminds us all how short life really is and how we need to enjoy every day we have.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-29-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,449
Posted By ty1295
We didn't do really any chrome plated rings. ...

We didn't do really any chrome plated rings. Ours was high temp alloys (Inconel, hanes, etc.) From my personal extensive automotive experience I agree the chrome is much harder, and typically much...
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