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Forum: RV-8/8A Yesterday, 04:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By 74-07
I have one in Laurens, SC. It's in maintenance...

I have one in Laurens, SC. It's in maintenance right now so you could come sit all you want. PM me if you would like to come and awe can coordinate.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-22-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By 74-07
D-180

I'd like to perhaps consider one of them. I'm going to PM for a little more info and will be back. TX.
Forum: Reviews 01-20-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By 74-07
TS Flightline

I'm working with Tom now on a fuel boost pump system replacement in a RV-8. I have been absolutely blown away by his willingness to help. He has sent photos, suggestions and explanations. He has come...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-13-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By 74-07
Thanks for the help! Still figuring the photo...

Thanks for the help! Still figuring the photo thing out.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-13-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By 74-07
Angle Valve Rocker Arm Shaft (whew)

Replaced a pushrod tube yesterday after new seals failed to stop leak. We discovered that the pushrod shroud (tube) was out-of-round on the end that inserts into the crankcase side. I dreaded the...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-11-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,163
Posted By 74-07
RV-7

Everyone,

I am not connected to this sale at all but just a note on the people involved. I know Cayla well and she is an absolute delight to work with. This airplane is located on the same field as...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-09-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By 74-07
Please PM me on switchbox Thanks

Please PM me on switchbox

Thanks
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-06-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By 74-07
WTB: Bose A-20 or Lightspeed Zulu 3

Looking to buy one headset. Either brand will work for me. PM me with what you have!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,041
Posted By 74-07
My son and I bought a beautiful RV-8 in Canada....

My son and I bought a beautiful RV-8 in Canada. The importation and U.S. registration process was a bunch of paperwork and a visit by a DAR. It's just not that difficult.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,041
Posted By 74-07
I recently looked at a beautiful plane and told...

I recently looked at a beautiful plane and told the owner that he was about to hear something that is rare. I told him he wasn't asking enough. I ended up buying another plane (only because the owner...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-03-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By 74-07
WTB Dynon D-10 EMS

Looking for a D-10EMS.. would like to find complete package but will consider what you have.

PM me with whatever you have.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By 74-07
Thin planks over the bulkheads and then go to...

Thin planks over the bulkheads and then go to Goodwill and buy old sofa cushions (they always have a bin of these mixed with various pillows). I paid $1 each.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By 74-07
Talking That's a beauty!

That's a beauty!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By 74-07
Guess I'm just going to live...

Guess I'm just going to live dangerously.

Continue the celebration!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By 74-07
Thanks but couldn't anyone copy any other photo...

Thanks but couldn't anyone copy any other photo on this or any other forum and use it wherever they wanted? Guess you'd have some legal recourse but are you/us really going to go after someone in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By 74-07
Celebrating finally geing able to post photos!

Finally, after years of unsuccessful efforts, today, I finally found out how to post photos! Go to todays thread "Test Photo" by Steve Melton for the link and other's successes. Others are finding it...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-29-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,730
Posted By 74-07
One more try

https://i.postimg.cc/m2Tc50nW/555-D12-AE-61-BD-4592-8-BF0-13-A60-FEFB285.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-29-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,730
Posted By 74-07
Test photo

http://https://i.postimg.cc/m2Tc50nW/555-D12-AE-61-BD-4592-8-BF0-13-A60-FEFB285.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-28-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,730
Posted By 74-07
Jonjay, The disc was pretty severly...

Jonjay,

The disc was pretty severly burned/pitted. I would post photos but I'm just photo challenged on this site. Also, interestingly, the disc apeared to have been moving but not 360 degrees as...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-28-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,730
Posted By 74-07
Thanks Vic. Got them ordered.

Thanks Vic. Got them ordered.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-28-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,730
Posted By 74-07
Slow cranking results found

Read up on all of the other threads. RV-8, 320 hours, IO360 200 hp., one blade and stop then, next try would crank. Used all the info here and once again, like many others, found starter contactor...
Forum: ADS-B 12-26-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,364
Posted By 74-07
Ads-B

UAvionix TailBeacon installed in our RV-8 last week in 30 minutes. I, like you, have a 327 transponder and a source for ADS-B IN (GDL-39 already permanently installed in plane when I bought it). Flew...
Forum: ADS-B 12-21-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By 74-07
UAvionix tailbeacon install kudos

Wow. Just installed the UAvionix Tailbeacon EXP on our RV-8. This is literally a 15 minute install and another 15 minutes to program. Perfect report after first flight. Thanks to all at UAvionix....
Forum: Propellers 12-14-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,836
Posted By 74-07
My son and I (both ex-militery pilots) have owned...

My son and I (both ex-militery pilots) have owned two RV-8s, one with a Catto three blade fixed pitch prop and one with a Hartzell CS prop. Both fly well but the CS just performs better especially...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-09-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,518
Posted By 74-07
Just one other note. I've owned two 8s. One was...

Just one other note. I've owned two 8s. One was an 0-360 with a composite fixed pitch prop. In other words, it had an empty CG further aft than my current 8 which is an IO-360 angle valve with a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-07-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,518
Posted By 74-07
Mine has battery in back and absolutely no...

Mine has battery in back and absolutely no problem.
Forum: Safety 11-30-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,473
Posted By 74-07
One very simple rule to remember: Always, always...

One very simple rule to remember:

Always, always keep the little wheel behind the big ones
Forum: Safety 11-29-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,473
Posted By 74-07
Agree fully. Tail low wheel landing

Agree fully. Tail low wheel landing
Forum: Reviews 11-25-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,414
Posted By 74-07
Sorry for the misunderstanding. Yes, I have the...

Sorry for the misunderstanding. Yes, I have the original Van's yoke
Forum: Reviews 11-24-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,414
Posted By 74-07
I purchased the complete conversion, condor 2...

I purchased the complete conversion, condor 2 yoke, tire, wheel and added a Rocket link.
Forum: Reviews 11-24-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,414
Posted By 74-07
Same here. No shimmy at all. Love the new Condor...

Same here. No shimmy at all. Love the new Condor tailwheel/rocket link combo.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By 74-07
Wrote them an email several days ago. No reply...

Wrote them an email several days ago. No reply yet.

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By 74-07
Vans locking fuel cap keys

Our recently purchased RV-8 has the Van's supplied Newton licking fuel caps. The airplane came with only one key and our lical locksmiths do not have the correct key blank. I have found the key...
Forum: Tools 11-14-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,304
Posted By 74-07
Thanks guys. New one on the way.

Thanks guys. New one on the way.
Forum: Tools 11-12-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,304
Posted By 74-07
Which is the best oil filter cutter?

I spent 20 minutes today trying to get my old Spruce oil filter cutter to work. Finally threw it in the trash and promised myself a new one. Since I haven't bought one in twenty years, I have zero...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By 74-07
Thanks but disregard. The search function yielded...

Thanks but disregard. The search function yielded exactly the info I need. Should have started there!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By 74-07
Tall pilot mod

I currently have the standard front seat placement in our RV-8 but both my son and I need more room. We do have the in-flight adjustable pedals. Legroom isn't a problem, we both are just sitting too...
Forum: Reviews 11-10-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,655
Posted By 74-07
Condor 2 order

Blake,

I ordered a Condor 2 and a Rocket link this week. When I ordered, the only option available for the fork was "primed". I see in some of these links that white was offered. Is primed the only...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By 74-07
Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By 74-07
We'll take it. Please send payment details...

We'll take it.

Please send payment details to:
janandrob3@yahoo.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By 74-07
RV-8 tall pilot kit

Ok, we've owned three RVs, an 8 that fit us perfectly, a 7 that had plenty of room, and now, a "new to us" 8 that makes both my son and I feel like we are right up on the panel and our knees hit the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By 74-07
Rv-8 boost pump replacement

Ok, we got our "new to us" RV-8 home over the weekend. It's a 2004 airplane so we're going to be doing updates as we go. We have previously owned a carbureted RV 8 and a AFP, FI RV 7. This 8 has an...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-02-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,473
Posted By 74-07
Thanks to all. I had one with my last 8 but it...

Thanks to all. I had one with my last 8 but it went to Germany with it when I sold it. Hopefully picking up our new 8 this week and this will provide a double check on gages that are new to me.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-29-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,473
Posted By 74-07
Dipstick

Would love to have the dipstick measurements again. Photo no longer available.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,087
Posted By 74-07
will post photos when I go pick it up.

will post photos when I go pick it up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,087
Posted By 74-07
RV-8;

photo challenged
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,087
Posted By 74-07
RV-8

Thanks to everyone. We signed a contract on a nice 8 yesterday!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By 74-07
It’s time consuming but not difficult.

It’s time consuming but not difficult.
Forum: GPS 10-10-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By 74-07
No issues on our 7

No issues on our 7
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,087
Posted By 74-07
RV-8

We are still looking to buy. Any leads would ge appreciated. We are ready buyers for the right airplane.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By 74-07
Exact same experience. Great guy, great service,...

Exact same experience. Great guy, great service, great pricing.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,390
Posted By 74-07
Go used! The modern stuff is pretty much plug and...

Go used! The modern stuff is pretty much plug and play. Stein will build the required harnesses and he may well have trade-in equipment that he’ll sell you at a good price.
Forum: Southeast 09-09-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,464
Posted By 74-07
Thanks all. Our volunteers work so hard all year...

Thanks all. Our volunteers work so hard all year long. I’ll pass on your comments.

Rob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,087
Posted By 74-07
Thanks everyone. Met some really nice people and...

Thanks everyone. Met some really nice people and thanks for the tips to date. We’re still looking and will check back occasionally until we find and buy our 8. Just want to say again that mid to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,087
Posted By 74-07
Thanks Brian. It works both ways.

Thanks Brian. It works both ways.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,041
Posted By 74-07
Agree. Great guy that knew the airplane better...

Agree. Great guy that knew the airplane better than anyone. He and I became friends during my purchase from him.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,041
Posted By 74-07
Buyer’s Etiquette

Ok, our beautiful RV-7 was almost immediately sold back to it’s original builder who flew it 1800 nm back home. It was a near perfect airplane that was beautifully built and updated to make it even...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,087
Posted By 74-07
RV-8

Don,

Check your pms


Rob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,087
Posted By 74-07
Last hoorah

Jim,

Moody AFB 74-07. Yep, old age is sneaking up on us!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,087
Posted By 74-07
Last Hoorah! Wanted - RV-8

Well, Brian left yesterday with Aurora (RV-7) and what a great airplane it is. In the end, the airplane ended up back where it belinged and we made a couple of great friends in Brian and Kris.

Now,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By 74-07
Just for everyone’s info, after talking to Don,...

Just for everyone’s info, after talking to Don, this throttle plate shaft leakage is completely normal. He suggested I go back and check the plugs and leads again but also cautioned that this time of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By 74-07
Replaced the original spade connectors with the...

Replaced the original spade connectors with the ones Latech recommends.I can confirm absolutely zero issues since.
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