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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Update

Thanks for the update,makes sense
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 775
Posted By redbaron
Mower

My riding mower has a attchment for towimg a trailer and works well for towing my a/c.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-09-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,616
Posted By redbaron
Wink Possable solution

When working for Cessna I had a owner who had the same problem caused by a bad tach (reading low) and glazed cyl,s. He put laq.fluid in each cyl at tdc each day. And then re-broke in engine at...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-01-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,398
Posted By redbaron
Weight decrease from batteries

I have installed 2 EarthX batteries to off set the increased engine wt.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-01-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,544
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Independence friends

I,m moving to Independence next week and would be able to help and thought there might be others too See you at the flyin
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-08-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,935
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Rv9 speed

Before doing anything else Check the rpm,some times the indicated rpm is off.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-21-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By redbaron
camping

Send direct to OSC ck ups or others
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-16-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,416
Posted By redbaron
wingx

Take the time and look at the EarthX batteries, They have a computer for each cell for protection and have more current and are much lighter.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,228
Posted By redbaron
Smile Gallagher

Can we get a response from Gallagher
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-04-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,121
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up RV12 trailer move

I just moved my RV 12 from Ca to Or in my 8.5x24 inclosed trailer. Wings mounted on each side and a/c wheels had 2" clearance on trailer whee wells. Trip went well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,393
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up 1st Pryiority Bank

Give First Pryiority Bank a call on Tuesday @ 918-825-2124 and let them know you are looking for a light sport aircraft loan. They are great to work with.
rguderian@firstpryior.com
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,151
Posted By redbaron
Cool strut ends

What ever struts you use be shure it has a metal NOT plastic ends
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-19-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,652
Posted By redbaron
Alt. current limit?

Make sure to have a device to disconnect the Alt. output if the alt. regulator faults and produces max output and causes thermal runaway of the battery.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-17-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,103
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up just arrived

Mine just arrived.Thanks for the punch idea, much better then previous idea
Forum: RV-10 05-09-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,752
Posted By redbaron
4 page list

Would you have a copy of the 4 page list if so please e-mail to pfsailaway@mchsi.com
Thanks,Rich
Forum: RV-14 04-16-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,886
Posted By redbaron
Broken tap

I drive tap out with a punch then drilled for a #8 and taped #8 and drilled plex as well worked great
Forum: Safety 04-13-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,436
Posted By redbaron
Be shure to READ

A must read , the attached article DON'T miss it
Forum: Oregon 04-10-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,638
Posted By redbaron
Smile Trip to Van,s

If you go to Portland to see the roses be sure to have lunch and tour the Japanese Garden next door. The best ouside of Japan. A MUST SEE http://www.waaamuseum.org check out there web site. Bring a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-08-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,412
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up dining

There is a great Mexican restrant in town, in town at the circle go south it,s on the left one or two blocks. Not to miss. There are wonderful jeep trips not to be missed
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,171
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs down Duncan

Stay away from Duncan. And thanks for letting us know
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-26-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,496
Posted By redbaron
Garmin

I have dual 10" G3X,s great setup. Be shure to look at garmin,s New 175
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-26-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,843
Posted By redbaron
Great report

Thanks for sharing a great tip and phoyo,s
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-19-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,314
Posted By redbaron
Pneu rivet puller

Harber freight has a great and inexpensive puller and battey drills, two pullers one fir each size rivet and 2or3 drills so when batteries run down no waiting.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-17-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,609
Posted By redbaron
Smile Gsu25 in vans. R v-12

Vans has a mod on the rv12 to min vibration in the mount area of the gsu25
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By redbaron
Red face Quick release

Van,s makes a quick release kit which works great and can be installed when the wing is off.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,983
Posted By redbaron
Smile THANKS

Thanks marshall, you made Rv-12 build much more fun. And easier to do. Try to make it to Osc. So we can thank you in person.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,145
Posted By redbaron
Reg and taxes

I,m holding off due to the tax man/woman will send a tax bill when they find a new reg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-09-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,728
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up RV12 Prop and spinner

Whirlwind is great to work with. I have their 3 Blade and spinner on my 12 which has a Vikingaircraftengine.com which has no time limit (5 min then back to 80% power) also fuel injected and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-06-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,926
Posted By redbaron
Smile 3 blade whirlwind prop

I have installed a 3 blade Whirlwind prop on my RV-12. They are a great company to work with. wwpc@.whirlwindpropellers.com
Forum: Autopilots 11-13-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By redbaron
Ex wife

Functionality and ease of use needs to be considered as well...for Ex wife? smile
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,123
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Steinair

Steinair, YES<YES<YES+
Forum: RV-10 11-06-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By redbaron
Smile Behind G3X pnl

The documentation for the RV-12 G3X install would give you a good in site of how they install the equiptment.
Forum: Alternative Engines 10-24-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 57,355
Posted By redbaron
Smile honda vs rotex

Your engine is rated at 110 hp and has no time restriction ( 5 min on rotax ) the Rotax must drop to 80 hp after 5 min,s a big plus on climbout
Forum: RV-4 10-14-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By redbaron
Smile Prop

Be shure to check out the Whirlwind props. I have a 3 blade on my RV127
Forum: RV-14 10-14-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,959
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Work bench

Be shure to put down indoor carpet on top and over the edges of the work bench.
Forum: RV-14 10-13-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,959
Posted By redbaron
Smile Parts

Harbor Freight has some great 6x12" parts trays,with lids that work. I use about 6-7 of them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,888
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Wiring

Work with steinair on a video for in a/c wiring.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,316
Posted By redbaron
Smile Rv 10 pnl and wiring

Be for you do anything call Steinair avionics or email them. They did my avionics and wiring. Saved me time are great to with.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,570
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Trim speed

The Garmin G3X will adjust the trim speed reference (slow it down) as the a/c speed increases.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,418
Posted By redbaron
Smile Flaperon settings

Go back to basics, under the flap arm there is a mix box and a 3 to 4 " bolt that sets the mix box correctly before drilling the 4 bolts under the baggage floor to set the flaps. Check the build...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,045
Posted By redbaron
Cool Independence,or eaa get to gether this weekend

Check the eaa weeked outing at independence,or. Vans rep will be there with thr RV12IS
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-06-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,619
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Steinair

My and your best path to go is to contact Steinair and ask then whaf is best. I BOUGHT the garmin pkg thru Vans. Steinair supplied the pkg and wire harness and were great to work with. CALL THEM!
Forum: RV-10 07-22-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,255
Posted By redbaron
Smile Great photo,s

Great photo,s and nice king charles.we missed this year but will be bring or RV next year
Forum: California 07-15-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By redbaron
Any former PSA pilots in the group ?

FORMER. PSA PILOTS IN THE GROUP?
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-09-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 121,593
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up sling 4

Would love to Vans buy out the group from So Africa that produces the Sling 4 and make changes to upgrade to a slightly larger engine
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-26-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,151
Posted By redbaron
AOA

Even with the wings finished it an easy install
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-24-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,820
Posted By redbaron
RV-12

Vikingaircraftengines, look uner sale then RV-12
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-24-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,820
Posted By redbaron
Fiberglass much less work

Look at Vikingaircraftengines on line They have completed fiberglass unit for about $250. you only have to glue it place and some minor trimming.
Save our $$ on materials and time.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-01-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 38
POH
Views: 8,247
Posted By redbaron
POH Me to thanks,Rich pfsailaway@mchsi.com

POH Me to thanks,Rich pfsailaway@mchsi.com
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-01-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 38
POH
Views: 8,247
Posted By redbaron
POH

Me to thanks,Rich pfsailaway@mchsi.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By redbaron
Wink rudder

call vans parts dept and ask for copy of parts list for rv 12 rudder
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-16-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,778
Posted By redbaron
Tools

I have 3 pnu pullers from harbor freight that work great one set to pull #40s and one to pull #30. Also use their sprayer for priming. used their taper reamer.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 26,260
Posted By redbaron
Strut ends

Make shure that the ends are metal rather than the original plastic ends
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-08-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,272
Posted By redbaron
Sling 2

After I finish my RV-12 I plan to build the Sling-4 and power it with a Vikingaircraftengine.com. The Sling aircraft are on par with Van,s with the addition of their software program. For the Sling 2...
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,321
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Wiring

Give Steinair.com a call I think they supply to Van,s They should be able to help
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,839
Posted By redbaron
1000 tables

I have used 2 1000 tables that I carpeted for the last 2 years. I mounted a vice at one corner, mounted with lag screws for easy removal. worked out great.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-04-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,121
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up canopy dont fiberglass

ck out vikingaircraftengines web site they have a prefinished fiberglassed canopy skirt for the RV12 It is great and saves hours of work
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-07-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,926
Posted By redbaron
Smile 3 blade prop

Be sure to check out the WHIRLWIND 3 Blade for the RV-12
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,967
Posted By redbaron
Smile And we in the field also agree

Shanna has been GREAT TO WORK with, on the phone and when we get to meet her in person in the field.
THANKS,Rich
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-26-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,978
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up barrel locking clips

Clips included in parts kit per vans
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-24-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,978
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up barrel locking clips

Van,s is including the barrel locking clips in pars kit
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-24-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,978
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up barrel locking clips

Van,s is including the barrel locking clips with the parts kit.
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