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Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-17-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,448
Posted By Dave12
I will and thanks pal. Btw, ďBearĒ is Jeremy...

I will and thanks pal. Btw, ďBearĒ is Jeremy Hamilton. Josh Hamilton aka ďChucklesĒ responded to the distress call. It just seemed a shame that the guys that actually solved the problem were not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By Dave12
Speaking from experience?

Speaking from experience?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-17-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,114
Posted By Dave12
Unfortunately, thereís a lot of truth in what Ed...

Unfortunately, thereís a lot of truth in what Ed writes. Btw, Iím happy to say I used to own a Cessna 175. Iím so glad itís gone!
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-16-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,448
Posted By Dave12
How about a shout out to Roger Robinson, owner of...

How about a shout out to Roger Robinson, owner of Cecil Aero who had his mechanic/ grandson, Josh Hamilton drop what he was doing, grab tools, tube, tire and air to drive up from 58M (Cecil County...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-15-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,771
Posted By Dave12
Thanks Rocket. Thatís a must have. I had one...

Thanks Rocket. Thatís a must have. I had one one time that broke the push rod tube into two pieces. Apparently, it stuck, bent the push rod, broke the tube and unstuck itself! Just unbelievable.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-14-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By Dave12
The Air Czar has to check with his maintenance...

The Air Czar has to check with his maintenance bureau for that. That guy has a bureau for everything!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-08-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 905
Posted By Dave12
Try swapping the ignition modules and see if the...

Try swapping the ignition modules and see if the misfire follows it. I had a similar situation with my first 12. It eventually stopped firing at all.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By Dave12
Lucas electrical parts produced a lot of smoke!

Lucas electrical parts produced a lot of smoke!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
Posted By Dave12
Quite an endorsement!

Quite an endorsement!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,474
Posted By Dave12
This is why he is the Air Czar.

This is why he is the Air Czar.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,474
Posted By Dave12
Meet him once, you never forget him. Very good...

Meet him once, you never forget him. Very good man.
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-27-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By Dave12
AFS 4500/3500 question

I am in the process of buying a RV9 that is very tastefully appointed with AFS 45/3500 displays. Iím curious what these displays offer up in the mapping department? Low Altitude Enroute, approach,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-04-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,451
Posted By Dave12
Your shop and tools look so organized.

Your shop and tools look so organized.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-01-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,451
Posted By Dave12
Governor Valcik up in Maine just put big bore...

Governor Valcik up in Maine just put big bore jugs on his 912. He will chime in shortly I think. He seems to like it so far, but just started flying behind them.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-01-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By Dave12
Great job. I have to say that as I was reading...

Great job. I have to say that as I was reading about your trip and the various comments, It just seemed that something was missing. That was until I got down to this post and saw that you had the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 472,037
Posted By Dave12
Looks great Doc!

Looks great Doc!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-19-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 19,141
Posted By Dave12
Today I am installing the third set of new...

Today I am installing the third set of new floats.........this year.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-15-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By Dave12
You can install the rudder pedals on the shelf...

You can install the rudder pedals on the shelf and then rivet and seal the shelf in place. Makes it very easy to install them.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-13-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By Dave12
Actually, by the time the weight was mounted on...

Actually, by the time the weight was mounted on the spinner backing plate it was .02.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-13-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By Dave12
Walt, what brand do you use? 2 accelerometers 1...

Walt, what brand do you use? 2 accelerometers 1 front, 1 rear?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-12-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,480
Posted By Dave12
First chance I get, will do. I have your phone...

First chance I get, will do. I have your phone number and will send it to you.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,480
Posted By Dave12
Hound, we typically install the weights under the...

Hound, we typically install the weights under the spinner screws until we reach the best solution. When satisfied we then attach the weights to the web of the spinner backing plate.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,480
Posted By Dave12
I have balanced 5 or 6 12ís, usually with the...

I have balanced 5 or 6 12ís, usually with the owners at the controls, but I have done my own by myself and canít recall the dance as you say. I did one yesterday. Will find out if Mark noticed this...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,480
Posted By Dave12
Great information John. Couple questions: 1. How...

Great information John. Couple questions:
1. How much did the accelerometer reading (ips) change from the ďin airĒ reading from the balance you performed on the ground?
2. How about the weight and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,810
Posted By Dave12
I have balanced a few Sensenich props on the 912...

I have balanced a few Sensenich props on the 912 and found that it usually doesn’t take much weight at all to bring them way down. My prop is the exception. It took a little more than usual to tame...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,810
Posted By Dave12
Hi Cammie, I have been chasing a vibration in my...

Hi Cammie, I have been chasing a vibration in my 12 for quite awhile. This vibration I experienced was throughout the rpm range and increased with engine speed. Starting with the usual culprits, I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-21-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,422
Posted By Dave12
Very welcome Jeff, I enjoyed our flight and the...

Very welcome Jeff, I enjoyed our flight and the my fellow airport bums enjoyed meeting you. Stay in touch pal.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-17-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,768
Posted By Dave12
Congratulations JB. Always at the head of the...

Congratulations JB. Always at the head of the pack!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-14-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,422
Posted By Dave12
Thatís fine. I sent you a pm with my contact...

Thatís fine. I sent you a pm with my contact info.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-14-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,422
Posted By Dave12
I can give you one if you want to come to Cecil...

I can give you one if you want to come to Cecil County? Probably do you good to get out of Balmer anyway.
It’s going to be for sale soon and it’s a good one.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-03-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,802
Posted By Dave12
Vladimir has almost 5000 hours on his o320 still...

Vladimir has almost 5000 hours on his o320 still runs great. Truth of the matter is Lycoming 4 and 6 cylinder engines very routinely exceed tbo.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-01-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,854
Posted By Dave12
TD, Barrett Precision IO360, Dynon. Thatís about...

TD, Barrett Precision IO360, Dynon. Thatís about all I can tell. I havenít received any of it yet. Rans has several of them flying now, but there is still a lot of development going on. I have...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-28-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,854
Posted By Dave12
Absolutely one of the best vendors out there. ...

Absolutely one of the best vendors out there. Looking forward to building my Rans Outbound and seeing what they come up with on that baby.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-26-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 19,141
Posted By Dave12
Mogas E10.....

Mogas E10.....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-25-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 19,141
Posted By Dave12
Iíve been through two sets of floats this year...

Iíve been through two sets of floats this year already. Iím told the new ones are clearing customs this week.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-18-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,040
Posted By Dave12
Hey Jon, congratulations. Check your pmís.

Hey Jon, congratulations. Check your pmís.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-03-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,057
Posted By Dave12
You should be careful when using the dowel rod. ...

You should be careful when using the dowel rod. Make sure it misses the fuel return line that is at the bottom of the filler neck.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-29-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,551
Posted By Dave12
Scroll down the Rv12 threads to Rotax uls912...

Scroll down the Rv12 threads to Rotax uls912 vibrations solved.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-12-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,481
Posted By Dave12
I would not attempt this if you really want a...

I would not attempt this if you really want a good fit and seal.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-28-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 19,141
Posted By Dave12
How did the warranty situation turn out?

How did the warranty situation turn out?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-28-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 19,141
Posted By Dave12
Any news on the Bing float situation?

Any news on the Bing float situation?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-26-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By Dave12
Thank you Brent. Nice of you to say.

Thank you Brent. Nice of you to say.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-21-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,976
Posted By Dave12
I have used my old Blue Point packer for years...

I have used my old Blue Point packer for years with no issues. When you see the grease oozing out around the top of the roller near the seal and the bear doesn’t want to spin, it’s a safe bet it’s...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-15-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,955
Posted By Dave12
You can order real good wing walk from a/s and...

You can order real good wing walk from a/s and they will cut it to size. Been using the whole doubled area for years with it. Still looks like new, no wear and no seam.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-05-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,624
Posted By Dave12
Yes, I have an RV12 and plan on building a Rans...

Yes, I have an RV12 and plan on building a Rans S21 with the same panel as the 12 and a Barrett IO360.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-21-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dave12
Hey Joe, check your pmís.

Hey Joe, check your pmís.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-16-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,999
Posted By Dave12
So Steve, am I seeing a real nice CNC bent set...

So Steve, am I seeing a real nice CNC bent set of fuel lines becoming available to replace the flexible lines for the outbound?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-15-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,999
Posted By Dave12
Like Bob, Mike, Steve and Alex, I am anxiously...

Like Bob, Mike, Steve and Alex, I am anxiously awaiting my Outbound which should be soon. Last June my wife and I were traveling the country and decided to stop at Rans to have a look. I was able...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-02-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,944
Posted By Dave12
Iíve had vor/loc/ils on both of the 12ís Iíve...

Iíve had vor/loc/ils on both of the 12ís Iíve built and mounted both of the antennas on the bottom of the tail cone fairing under the stabilator. Works fine and you donít even notice it there. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-30-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,764
Posted By Dave12
I had a similar situation with my 1st 12 back in...

I had a similar situation with my 1st 12 back in 2011. It was the D180. Run the engine until you see the temp going wild then check the coolant temperature with another source. I too suspected the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-28-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,112
Posted By Dave12
Skyview does have Flight plan memory. Flight...

Skyview does have Flight plan memory. Flight plans get stored on the removable memory stick . For users of the Ifly app, that now communicates with the Skyview.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-25-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,132
Posted By Dave12
I counted 65 turns for five gallons.

I counted 65 turns for five gallons.
Forum: RV-10 10-22-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,890
Posted By Dave12
Congratulations Mike. Havenít seen you in...

Congratulations Mike. Havenít seen you in awhile. Where are you keeping it?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-21-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,100
Posted By Dave12
A bit more drift. Which wing are you using Mike?

A bit more drift. Which wing are you using Mike?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-19-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,100
Posted By Dave12
Tis a thing of beauty Mike.

Tis a thing of beauty Mike.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-09-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,456
Posted By Dave12
Couldnít have said it better!

Couldnít have said it better!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-29-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,426
Posted By Dave12
;)Iíve built and flown two 12ís to 400 hrs each. ...

;)Iíve built and flown two 12ís to 400 hrs each. They are very hard to beat in many ways, although I am moving on. I have been to the mothership and saw the is demonstrator. It is absolute...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-28-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,812
Posted By Dave12
If you say so.

If you say so.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-23-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,113
Posted By Dave12
You can take this to the bank.

You can take this to the bank.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-23-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,342
Posted By Dave12
800+/- since 2011 in two different 12ís.

800+/- since 2011 in two different 12ís.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-19-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,231
Posted By Dave12
I have been wondering if you were ok? Been...

I have been wondering if you were ok? Been awhile since I have read your wisdom.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-18-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,124
Posted By Dave12
Canít wait to see this one!

Canít wait to see this one!
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