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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By Gash
Thumbs up Excellent Video on Kitplanes: Shops and Shop Spaces

I just watched a great video on Kitplanes, "Virtual Roundtable: Shops and Shop Spaces (https://www.kitplanes.com/kitplanes-virtual-round-table-shops-and-shop-spaces/#comment-182839)". These guys put...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-02-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Gash
I would just like to say, thank you for referring...

I would just like to say, thank you for referring to it correctly as a condition inspection. When people call them "conditional" inspections, it's like nails on the chalkboard to me. :)
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-02-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By Gash
I have my original seat back pans and seat...

I have my original seat back pans and seat cushions from my RV-7 here in the hangar. Shoot me a PM and I can get you taken care of.
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By Gash
Thanks Koupster, that's the same balancer I have...

Thanks Koupster, that's the same balancer I have so I should be good to go right out of the box.

And Gusmax! That dynamic balancer is really cool. I already have the same Dynavibe prop balancer. I...
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By Gash
Hmmm...didn't think about the hub size. I'll...

Hmmm...didn't think about the hub size. I'll probably just fabricate my own hub sleeve to make it fit.
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 855
Posted By Gash
How are your tires after you did the balance?...

How are your tires after you did the balance? Shimmy gone?

I bought a Harbor Freight wheel balancer to use next time I swap out tires. I'm hoping it's worth the effort...can't hurt I suppose.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 05-25-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By Gash
Talking "35 years old, eating a steady diet of government...

"35 years old, eating a steady diet of government cheese, thrice divorced, and living in a van down by the river! Well I'm here to tell you that you're probably gonna find out as you go out there,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2020, 12:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,569
Posted By Gash
Have you checked out iPad Pilot News...

Have you checked out iPad Pilot News (https://ipadpilotnews.com/)? I think this is a really good iPad related website for pilots. Lots of tips and tricks, and they give equal time to many different...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By Gash
http://halie.com/oDj.png

http://halie.com/oDj.png
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-20-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By Gash
What autopilot issues are you having? Mine tracks...

What autopilot issues are you having? Mine tracks LPV vertical and lateral steering perfectly (as long as I'm stabilized and on speed at the FAF). I've never had a problem with Dynon autopilots in 3...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2020, 01:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,806
Posted By Gash
Things I've learned about going fast and the need...

Things I've learned about going fast and the need for all the thrust you can trust:

1. Speed is life.

2. While in the air, if you have time to think about: girlfriend, golf, food, or whiskey,...
Forum: Safety 05-18-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,095
Posted By Gash
Good video. Thanks for sharing this Vac.

Good video. Thanks for sharing this Vac.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By Gash
Before and After Red Cube Relocation

Here's my data from before, and after relocating the red cube. This data is from the same route flown between Arizona and Wyoming on different days. This sample is from the exact same altitude...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By Gash
Same problem here

I had the same problem with very erratic fuel flow indications in my RV-14A, especially at higher altitudes where I like to fly in the mountain west. I finally got fed up with it and moved the red...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By Gash
Thumbs up Thank you! It would be a great trip! תודה רבה...

Thank you! It would be a great trip!

תודה רבה לך. אחי טס לשם בשנה שעברה ב- C-172 שכור. עכשיו גם אני רוצה לנסות את זה. אחרי זה אני אטפס על מצדה
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By Gash
מזל טוב! זה הישג נהדר

מזל טוב! זה הישג נהדר
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,274
Posted By Gash
I owned and flew a RV-7 for a couple years. It...

I owned and flew a RV-7 for a couple years. It had the "Almost a -14" mod from Aerosplat. Others here have recommended that mod, and I'll add my opinion that it's a game changer for the RV-7. I'm 6'...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,349
Posted By Gash
I only do it between naps when I'm flying in...

I only do it between naps when I'm flying in canyons with low visibility at dusk. :rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,349
Posted By Gash
Garmin GMA 345 audio panel with bluetooth so we...

Garmin GMA 345 audio panel with bluetooth so we can both listen to music or watch a movie. Audio goes to both headsets. Or when we want to listen to different things, we use the bluetooth on our...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Gash
Great article Myron! That was really...

Great article Myron! That was really inspirational, thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,145
Posted By Gash
Great post Yobo! I'm glad you're on the mend, and...

Great post Yobo! I'm glad you're on the mend, and I'll look forward to seeing you out on the line hopefully soon.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,948
Posted By Gash
Good job Bill!

Good job Bill!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,948
Posted By Gash
I think the make and model is the "Corona...

I think the make and model is the "Corona Covid-19"

http://halie.com/oCy.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,953
Posted By Gash
Well yes, in a Glasair of course. But with the...

Well yes, in a Glasair of course. But with the RV-14ís TAS sharp drop off above FL 180, youíre trading speed for altitude. Different wing, different mission, apples and oranges.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2020, 01:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,953
Posted By Gash
My new altitude record in an RV

I took my RV-14A up to FL 23,340 today. I was cleared to FL 250, but this was all I could (safely) get out of the airplane. Note that the AOA green indication is creeping up to the yellow, and there...
Forum: RV-14 04-16-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,504
Posted By Gash
My hat's off to ya Paddy. That is one sweet...

My hat's off to ya Paddy. That is one sweet looking oxygen setup you invented! Well done sir.
Forum: RV-14 04-13-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,308
Posted By Gash
I have a bazillion tail dragger hours in other...

I have a bazillion tail dragger hours in other airplanes, and I'm flying an RV-14A. I'm happy with it. You have nothing to prove, and no need to second guess your choice of landing gear. It's your...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-12-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,498
Posted By Gash
I'm in Phoenix and bracing myself for 110F heat...

I'm in Phoenix and bracing myself for 110F heat in about 6 weeks. I run W100 Plus year round down here, but I have no problem adding some other brand / weight if it's laying around and all I can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By Gash
All great tips. Thanks guys!

All great tips. Thanks guys!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By Gash
Looking for vinyl graphics printing company

I'm going to add a vinyl design over the top of my painted RV-14A (on the fuselage, wings, tail, wheel pants). I'd like a recommendation on a company that can print this stuff up and mail to me. I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-02-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By Gash
That's a great video Stu! Thanks very much for...

That's a great video Stu! Thanks very much for sharing your techniques.
Forum: RV-14 04-02-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,702
Posted By Gash
Alright! Way to go!

Alright! Way to go!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,145
Posted By Gash
Good discussion. Thanks guys. Just for fun I read...

Good discussion. Thanks guys. Just for fun I read an article in the March 30 Lancet (http://www.thelancet.com/infection) that contains a definition of "critical" with respect to viral pneumonia such...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,145
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the chart Ken

Thanks for the chart Ken
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,145
Posted By Gash
Just a quick O2 saturation question. How low is...

Just a quick O2 saturation question. How low is "too low"? I've seen as low as 88% when around 11,000 MSL with no supplemental oxygen. I felt fine, but wondered what the standard is. At what...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-31-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,646
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the write up and great photography!

Thanks for the write up and great photography!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,460
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the update. I just had Yobo on my...

Thanks for the update. I just had Yobo on my jumpseat a couple months ago...it was great to catch up with him. Will be praying for his quick recovery. Check 6 everybody!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-24-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,138
Posted By Gash
Thank you very much for the beautiful photos and...

Thank you very much for the beautiful photos and interesting descriptions! I really enjoyed this.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,703
Posted By Gash
Greg, I would buy a set of glasses. And the metal...

Greg, I would buy a set of glasses. And the metal water bottle too! Good stuff!
Forum: California 03-13-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By Gash
But wait! The fake buffalo burgers would be...

But wait! The fake buffalo burgers would be amazing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,651
Posted By Gash
I really like the Permatex Ultra Black. I've used...

I really like the Permatex Ultra Black. I've used it for gap sealing lots of high heat areas. One tip that could be useful for you: If you dip your finger in water (or spit on your finger), you can...
Forum: RV-14 03-02-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By Gash
Thumbs up Thanks for the responses guys...especially...

Thanks for the responses guys...especially Christo: your experience and methodology is a confidence builder for sure. I will go with the Denso 27 heat range.
Forum: RV-14 03-02-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By Gash
Thanks Dan, what are you monitoring on your...

Thanks Dan, what are you monitoring on your plugs? I saw one of your posts on another thread showing a photo of one of your IKH27 plugs. It looked clean, so that's good. Is there any other data? Have...
Forum: RV-14 03-01-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By Gash
Here's a website with a chart comparing heat...

Here's a website with a chart comparing heat ranges (https://www.briskusa.com/spark_plug_cross_reference_heat_range_chart) for different automotive spark plug brands.

It's worth noting here that...
Forum: RV-14 03-01-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By Gash
Yep, thanks. Trying to figure out if it's alright...

Yep, thanks. Trying to figure out if it's alright to go with the slightly hotter 24 instead of 27 since I've seen both recommended.
Forum: RV-14 03-01-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By Gash
Which PMAG automotive spark plug for IO-390?

I've been reading conflicting recommendations on which long reach automotive spark plug to get for the IO-390 with PMAG ignition. Is it better to use Denso IKH24 or IKH27? Does it matter? Please...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-25-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,447
Posted By Gash
I called tech support today and really didn't...

I called tech support today and really didn't expect to get Allan on the phone. But sure enough, he was there on the phone giving his legendary kind advice. What a truly class act gentleman. Allan I...
Forum: Reviews 02-25-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By Gash
Great review, thanks! I use a bluetooth adapter...

Great review, thanks!

I use a bluetooth adapter that plugs into the 3.5mm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,756
Posted By Gash
Looks like this will work really well, especially...

Looks like this will work really well, especially as you approach trans sonic airspeeds! :D Reminds me of the SR-71 shock cone.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2020, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Gash
Thanks Bill for the very useful website! I...

Thanks Bill for the very useful website! I donated. Totally worth it.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-13-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,760
Posted By Gash
Thumbs up The Nogales airport is great! I go through there...

The Nogales airport is great! I go through there once a month when coming back from Flying Samaritan trips in Baja, Mexico. I really like the little restaurant at the FBO, the US Customs guys are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Gash
Good news for future RV-14 owners who have time...

Good news for future RV-14 owners who have time in other Vans aircraft. My insurance broker called carriers back and nudged them a bit to see if they'd drop the checkout requirement. A couple of them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Gash
Thanks Turner, I'll do an official Vans checkout...

Thanks Turner, I'll do an official Vans checkout if necessary. In the meantime, I'll have to see if a carrier would just waive the checkout requirement. I have 1500 hours in 6 different RV makes &...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Gash
RV-14A checkout needed in Arizona

Anybody know where I can get a quick RV-14A checkout in Arizona for insurance? Glad to pay in dollars (boring) or trade a full-up aerobatic flight in the Extra 330LX (not boring). Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Gash
+1 Allan always answers his phone (or one of...

+1

Allan always answers his phone (or one of the guys there), and he'll stay on the phone with you for as long as it takes. What a great guy!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By Gash
Thanks Justin. Caleb emailed me the dimensions...

Thanks Justin. Caleb emailed me the dimensions today, and it was exactly what I needed for panel planning.
Forum: RV-10 02-11-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,378
Posted By Gash
Beautiful! Thanks for sharing the photography.

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing the photography.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By Gash
Garmin GPS 175 cutout dimensions?

Does anybody know the panel cutout dimensions and screw locations for the Garmin GPS 175? I only see bezel height and width on Garmin's spec page. Thanks!
Forum: RV-14 02-05-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,391
Posted By Gash
Guys, the stick and rudder work has been pretty...

Guys, the stick and rudder work has been pretty well beat to death here. I do have a question about your throttle setting though. I just want to confirm that you're throttle is idle when recovering....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-26-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,120
Posted By Gash
I have this Gerber LMF II knife...

I have this Gerber LMF II knife (https://www.amazon.com/Gerber-Infantry-Knife-Coyote-22-01463/dp/B0009JVOCA/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=gerber+lmf&qid=1580053011&sr=8-4) velcroed to my side wall within easy...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-25-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By Gash
Ask the company that powder coated your metal if...

Ask the company that powder coated your metal if the paint manufacturer has rattle can touchup paint for your color. Cardinal and LVP (and others) make touchup spray that works really well with their...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 01-09-2020, 12:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,212
Posted By Gash
Here's a video of the RV-15 prototype...

Here's a video of the RV-15 prototype (https://youtu.be/dQw4w9WgXcQ).
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