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Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-10-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 897
Posted By Omega232Devils
Which version

Bob,
Which system do you have? The newer ElectroAir or older Jeff Rose system?

If the Jeff Rose, do a search and you will find the problems I had with the same system set up that you have and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,547
Posted By Omega232Devils
Ceiling height

Vic,
What are your thoughts on your 12' ceilings? Do you wish you would have gone taller? That is probably the biggest thing I waffle on is whether to go 12 or 14' on the ceiling.

Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,547
Posted By Omega232Devils
Thanks

All great suggestions, keep 'em coming.

I should have put in my original thread (and I will update it) that the hangar will be wood construction with a flat ceiling. Plan now is to dry wall the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,547
Posted By Omega232Devils
Question Help with Hangar Design

Meeting with my engineer to finalize the blueprints for my hangar/apartment in 2 days.

Here are the givens:
60x60x14 Wood hangar with 4/12 roof and flat ceiling inside. (Hangar door oriented to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,809
Posted By Omega232Devils
Congrats!

Congrats Al, Glad to see her finally fly!

Dan
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-19-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 28,675
Posted By Omega232Devils
Long way to hitch hike

Dang. My RV is still on the LEFT coast and won't be back in time. Next time Captain. See you and the Ruski soon!

Cheers,

Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By Omega232Devils
Third

A strong third for WeepNoMore.

Paul is top notch and a great guy to work with. Answers the phone, delivers a great product when he says it will be ready.

Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By Omega232Devils
Cool Better than normal

I'm sure the three finger salute is better than the one finger salute you normally display in my direction! :eek:
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-06-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 104,298
Posted By Omega232Devils
Doubtful

Unless Putin plans on feeding him, I doubt he would go!!:eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,553
Posted By Omega232Devils
I hear a challenge!!!

What says you VLAD? I will be in Johnson Creek this weekend. Come join us! Another grass strip in your logbook!
Forum: Southeast 05-21-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By Omega232Devils
Thanks

Thanks George
Forum: Southeast 05-19-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By Omega232Devils
Thumbs up Thanks

Tad,
Replied to your PM.

Thanks so much. This site is awesome.
Forum: Southeast 05-18-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By Omega232Devils
Fingers crossed

Bill E.,
Thanks for the Twin Lakes info. That is a bit far, but if nothing else comes available I'll get in touch with you. I haven't personally met Chris and Jeannie yet, we've been trading texts...
Forum: Southeast 05-17-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By Omega232Devils
Thanks

Hi Mike,
Yeah we know Ron and Margy. They introduced us to our realtor who helped us buy our land there at LIAP.

V-LAD,
It's great to be back. I expect many Russian invasions in my future. I have...
Forum: Southeast 05-17-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By Omega232Devils
Question Need hangar in Mooresville/Charlotte/Statesville/Lake Norman area

Hello North Carolina RVers!

My wife and I are moving back home to North Carolina after a successful career in the USMC. We need a place to park the RV until our hangar can be built at Long...
Forum: California 05-15-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By Omega232Devils
PM Sent

Check your PMs
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,374
Posted By Omega232Devils
No regrets

Larry,
Do the MOD, you won't be disappointed.
1) Your plane will require less power to taxi, which shows you the drag the original setup has.
2) Having 1 less set of bearings to grease is always...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,992
Posted By Omega232Devils
Praying for you both!

Brian, prayers coming your way for you and Kris.
Forum: Southeast 09-10-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,214
Posted By Omega232Devils
We are back!

Thanks for all the advice guys. We had a very successful trip and learned a lot about airparks in TN and NC. Thanks to everyone who passed on gouge and contact info, and thanks to everyone we met...
Forum: Southeast 09-01-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,214
Posted By Omega232Devils
Final itinerary

Ok, final itinerary is set.

Saturday 3rd:
Whifferdill
Big South Fork
Deerfield (if time allows)

Sunday 4th:
Hensley
Lake Norman Airpark
Forum: Southeast 08-29-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,214
Posted By Omega232Devils
PM Sent

Thanks Bill, PM sent
Forum: Southeast 08-28-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,214
Posted By Omega232Devils
Finalizing details

Thanks again for everyone who has posted information, sent me PMs, and emails with information. It is greatly appreciated. We are finalizing our plan now and getting excited for the trip. We have...
Forum: Southeast 08-28-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,214
Posted By Omega232Devils
Steve, Sorry for the late reply. Whiteplains...

Steve,
Sorry for the late reply. Whiteplains is on my list of parks to visit on the next trip. We will head back later this fall or early spring to look at NC & SC with access to Charlotte.

...
Forum: Southeast 08-19-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,214
Posted By Omega232Devils
We have added Deerfield Park to the list and will...

We have added Deerfield Park to the list and will stop there after Whifferdill and before Big South Fork. What were your impressions? I have heard amazing things about Norris lake. PM me if you...
Forum: Southeast 08-19-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,214
Posted By Omega232Devils
Thanks for the info

To all that have replied and PM'd, we really appreciate the info. We have added a few more spots in TN during our trip and it appears we are going to have to schedule another trip later in the fall...
Forum: Southeast 08-17-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,214
Posted By Omega232Devils
Thanks guys

Thanks for the info so far guys.

I haven't forgotten Gold Hill, beautiful spot, I will add it to the list. May not make it on this trip as we are focusing more on TN, but I am planning a second...
Forum: Southeast 08-16-2016, 11:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,214
Posted By Omega232Devils
TN & NC Airparks

The wife and I are taking a trip east over Labor Day weekend to look for land for a future retirement spot. We have a few airparks in mind, but looking for any advice/info into the places we intend...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-23-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,694
Posted By Omega232Devils
Wrong thinking

Derek, I think you are looking at it all wrong. Don't go cheap or skimp out. In fact double up on everything, put in the most expensive panel you can find. G1000 maybe?

Why you ask? Cause when you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,072
Posted By Omega232Devils
ATP-Higher Power

Jordan,
I just completed this 2 months ago with Higher Power Aviation in Dallas, TX. Added benefit of 737 type rating. Great school and course. However it's not cheap. If you have some GI Bill...
Forum: California 03-13-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,390
Posted By Omega232Devils
one more

Axel,
Sorry for late reply, but my schedule changed. I plan on attending.

Dan
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 03-03-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,857
Posted By Omega232Devils
More like clubbing baby seals! #hornetpride If...

More like clubbing baby seals! #hornetpride

If you were controlling the Arlin arrivals this past weekend you probably talked to me. I was SHUTR19 on Friday and SHUTR03 on Saturday going into Sky...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,609
Posted By Omega232Devils
http://weknowmemes.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/...

http://weknowmemes.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/my-favorite-part-of-winter.jpg

:D Sorry Paul! All in good fun!

Dan
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-29-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,437
Posted By Omega232Devils
FOR Damage

Arlie,
Here is my FOD damage. Never found the culprit.

http://i1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb476/danteresathompson/IMG_20120301_125134.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,909
Posted By Omega232Devils
I'm not sure anyone was saying it needed to be...

I'm not sure anyone was saying it needed to be left on full time, but the OP was looking for economical solutions, therefore rules out a switch box or similar. Unless the OP lives with his plane and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,909
Posted By Omega232Devils
Light bulbs work great.

I used 2x75-100w bulbs during my short time in New England two years ago. I put two moving (purchased from local Uhaul storage facility) blankets over the cowling, put intake plugs in and dropped...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-29-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 459,747
Posted By Omega232Devils
Congrats

Congrats Derek,
When are you moving to Gillespie?

Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,912
Posted By Omega232Devils
I've asked before

Hi Jim,
You are asking a valid question and one I have asked before too without a solid answer. I flew with 18mm plugs autolite 386 with my ElectroAir ignition. When I switched to PMags, I switched...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-18-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 621,778
Posted By Omega232Devils
Thumbs up Congrats!

How did I miss this post? Congrats Captain!!!


Now hurry up and get that thing to the West Coast. I have some brews on ice with your name on them!

Dan
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-25-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,708
Posted By Omega232Devils
Flash Mob!!

Hate I'm gonna miss this band of misfits. Guaranteed to be a good time!

Turbo, I will be in the keys 1st part of October if you find yourself drifting further south. You too Vlad, the keys is a...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-06-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 21,521
Posted By Omega232Devils
So very sorry to hear of this Doug. Best wishes...

So very sorry to hear of this Doug. Best wishes to you and your family.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-14-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,918
Posted By Omega232Devils
Those of us who have had the privilege of flying...

Those of us who have had the privilege of flying with the Russian know to:

1) Look low
2) Look over the roads. (He flies mainly IFR- 'I Follow Roads')

Or

3) If 1 or 2 doesn't provide acquisition,...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-01-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,228
Posted By Omega232Devils
Congrats

Congrats Derek!
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-15-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,805
Posted By Omega232Devils
I would think the same thing, but my old fuel...

I would think the same thing, but my old fuel flow meter was accurate to within 0.1gal at fill up regularly.

At least it is inaccurate on the safe side as there is always more fuel than the...
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-15-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,805
Posted By Omega232Devils
Fuel Flow

John,
Glad you solved your problem. I am sure Reggie would have helped if he were not on vacation.

Do you have more information on what you were seeing that made you suspect the IC chips?...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-13-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,896
Posted By Omega232Devils
Congrats Derek

Congrats Derek
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-04-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,496
Posted By Omega232Devils
congrats

Congrats Derek,
Almost there now. Let me know if you need a chase plane!

Dan
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-04-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,082
Posted By Omega232Devils
Alternator problem and solution

I am writing this post in hopes that one day someone troubleshooting an alternator issue will find it and it will save them time and keep them from pulling their hair out. I used VAF archives and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,526
Posted By Omega232Devils
Congrats Paul!

Congrats Paul!
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-08-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By Omega232Devils
Congrats Jim.

Congrats Jim.
Forum: California 04-20-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By Omega232Devils
Nice work derek. Looking good. You will be...

Nice work derek. Looking good. You will be chasing Bruce around the phase 1 box very soon.

Although one of you needs to paint a stripe or something on your plane, so we can tell who is who!

Dan
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-18-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,933
Posted By Omega232Devils
Congrats

Congrats Bruce.

Thanks for letting me be part of the big day. It was really cool seeing the 'RV Grin' in person!

Now get back in the air and get that Phase 1 flown off so you can join the...
Forum: California 04-13-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,286
Posted By Omega232Devils
Hey Paul, I think a better tittle for this thread...

Hey Paul, I think a better tittle for this thread would be "How to increase your empty weight, without turning a wrench!!" Very dangerous idea here:D

That is one thing I really miss about flying in...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-06-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 95,233
Posted By Omega232Devils
Congrats

Great job Bruce! Hurry and finish your training, it will be good to get another RV in the air.

See you at the next fly-in, only this time you can fly your own plane!!!

Congrats,

Dan
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-06-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,268
Posted By Omega232Devils
AC, There would be plenty of room for...

AC,
There would be plenty of room for overnight bags!!

Dan
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-06-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,287
Posted By Omega232Devils
2.6lbs

Mike,
I just did the same conversion on my 6A. I wrote about it here:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=110898&highlight=orion+600

My old lights were Aeroflash, not...
Forum: California 04-02-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,960
Posted By Omega232Devils
Congrats

Congrats Derek!

Let me know if you need any help with the move.

Dan
Forum: West (and Southwest) 03-24-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By Omega232Devils
Heard you on the radio!

This is a bummer. Waldo's was a good spot, especially for us SOCAL boys that want to stretch the legs a bit for a good Saturday lunch run!

Jake, I heard you on the radio Sunday. We were on our way...
Forum: Reviews 03-16-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,708
Posted By Omega232Devils
Whelen Orion 600 Pos/Strobe/Nav Combo UPGRADE

I fly a lot at night. So one thing is very important to me, to be seen while flying in San Diego's busy Class B airspace. I have been wanting to upgrade to LEDs for a number of reasons, like...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-09-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,344
Posted By Omega232Devils
Talking Great fun!!!

Derek,

Thanks for coming out. What great fun. Give me a shout next time you get 'Hall Pass' and we will do it again. It is not difficult to talk RV guys into flying.

Quote of the flight:
...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 104,091
Posted By Omega232Devils
Sorry it has taken me awhile to get back to you...

Sorry it has taken me awhile to get back to you guys, I took the RV on a snowboarding trip to Mammoth, CA.




- I did not add any additional heatsink. I did mount them in .04 aluminum attached...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 104,091
Posted By Omega232Devils
The reflectors are 1" at the widest part and just...

The reflectors are 1" at the widest part and just a hair under 7/8" at the base. They are really small, but pack a punch. Check back a few post and you can see where RocketBob uses a single one in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 104,091
Posted By Omega232Devils
Quick teaser!

Just a quick teaser, I plan to do a better write up later. For now, here are the cliff notes:

After talking to Rocket Bob, I purchased 4 of these LEDs ($26...
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