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Forum: RV-8/8A 12-08-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 19,659
Posted By tracy
Could I get a copy. Thanks tracy@willingham.net

Could I get a copy. Thanks
tracy@willingham.net
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,544
Posted By tracy
I wonder it the authorities view these...

I wonder it the authorities view these experimentals differently than the certified cans, and this is reflected on their investigations.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-21-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,118
Posted By tracy
“People have asked me before how well my "rattle...

“People have asked me before how well my "rattle can" painted interior is holding up, and I can report that I finally found some wear that needed a touch up. The 804 close-out behind the throttle is...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-15-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 28,962
Posted By tracy
Sad news. I was in HAO the week before and...

Sad news. I was in HAO the week before and thought about walking down to his hangar to meet him....wish I had.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,902
Posted By tracy
I use the Honda cleaner as well, but donít...

I use the Honda cleaner as well, but donít everyone go out and buy it! Itís still fairly cheap.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By tracy
Oil leak

What is the best way to seal the mag cover plate? O360 with lightspeed on that side with small leak.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-30-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By tracy
Sam, sent you a message.

Sam, sent you a message.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-30-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,959
Posted By tracy
$80,000 hull full coverage for my 8 tailwheel is...

$80,000 hull full coverage for my 8 tailwheel is $1000/yr. if you ever plan on grass strips, go with 8.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-21-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By tracy
Thanks Mark. I would like to talk to you about...

Thanks Mark. I would like to talk to you about your beautiful paint job, thanks.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-21-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By tracy
Flap tape

What is the best(easiest) way to lower the flaps on the 8? I need to replace the tape.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-21-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,649
Posted By tracy
Has anyone ever had damage done on a taildragger?

Has anyone ever had damage done on a taildragger?
Forum: Southeast 06-07-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By tracy
Iím in Chattanooga.

Iím in Chattanooga.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-31-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By tracy
Nope...not enough room on cowling.

Nope...not enough room on cowling.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By tracy
Yes, they can.

Yes, they can.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-31-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By tracy
Trip?

I was thinking about flying out to Johnson Creek, ID for a few days this summer. Anyone have the same desire? A multiple ship would be fun. I’d be leaving from Chattanooga, TN
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-26-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,484
Posted By tracy
Also assumes you have FI. A carb will stop engine.

Also assumes you have FI. A carb will stop engine.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-25-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,294
Posted By tracy
If you can handle any taidragger, then you can...

If you can handle any taidragger, then you can handle the 8. It does have a couple of characteristic that separates it from most aircraft. If you set up a no power sink rate, it can become...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By tracy
It does have impulse, thanks Larry.

It does have impulse, thanks Larry.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By tracy
Slick mag

Iím replacing my slick mag and was wondering if the timing should be other than standard when the other side is a light speed EI.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-07-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 43,576
Posted By tracy
Steve, can you give the part number for these...

Steve, can you give the part number for these nuts? Thanks
Forum: Southeast 04-12-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,787
Posted By tracy
Hey Dan, I live on Signal Mountain just outside...

Hey Dan, I live on Signal Mountain just outside of Chattanooga. Several of my friends have their own strips in the Sequatchie Valley. You might want to check out this valley. Lots of farm land for...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-03-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,412
Posted By tracy
I’ve been thinking about that. I’ve got an 8 with...

I’ve been thinking about that. I’ve got an 8 with wheel pants. Can we do good strips? Also my wife would come, so I couldn’t rough it too much.
Forum: RV-10 02-18-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By tracy
Iíve got an 8 here.

Iíve got an 8 here.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-21-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,126
Posted By tracy
Congratulations Scott, now enjoy the grin!

Congratulations Scott, now enjoy the grin!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-08-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,727
Posted By tracy
Well, then there must be a lot of them cracking...

Well, then there must be a lot of them cracking because mine cracked yesterday as well. That makes 5 ,that I’ve herd of, in one day. I’m beginning to think the only fix is to let it crack and live...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-07-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,348
Posted By tracy
Tim, I sent you a message about fix.

Tim, I sent you a message about fix.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,710
Posted By tracy
I didn’t build mine and didn’t want to. As a kid,...

I didn’t build mine and didn’t want to. As a kid, I didn’t want to build the RC’s, just fly them, so I would try to get someone else to build them. But then again, I’m ADHD! But I’m definitely glad I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,221
Posted By tracy
My o360 had a sky tech 149-lsx on it when I...

My o360 had a sky tech 149-lsx on it when I bought it. When the temps got down below 50f, it would not turn motor over. This was using the odyssey 690 battery. I replaced with 149-nl and it now...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,244
Posted By tracy
Admir, sending you email.

Admir, sending you email.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,244
Posted By tracy
Hey Ron, you can keep doing scientific analysis...

Hey Ron, you can keep doing scientific analysis of your poor role rate, or just tie a 25lb bag of lead weight in the aft cargo shelf and fix it.:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,244
Posted By tracy
Ron, I was just down there 3 weeks ago for their...

Ron, I was just down there 3 weeks ago for their flyin breakfast. Plan on returning to the next one!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,244
Posted By tracy
Acro in an 8

Got a wild hair yesterday and performed a hammerhead in my o360 8. During the rotation, I noticed smoke boiling behind/around me. After landing I realized why by the amount of oil on my belly (Case...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By tracy
I’m using 8.5 to 1 @ 104kts on o360 constant...

I’m using 8.5 to 1 @ 104kts on o360 constant speed Hartzell blended airfoil, but I got this figure off another thread, and haven’t ever tested it. I’ve seen 11.1 to 1 with engine idling , but there...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,039
Posted By tracy
For those of you who feel your plane should never...

For those of you who feel your plane should never be blasted, don't fly it.... for what a blast that is!😊😊
Forum: Southeast 09-24-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By tracy
Vic, next time you go up to ride, let me know. My...

Vic, next time you go up to ride, let me know. My wife and I love riding up there and staying overnight at Fontana Village. We're riding a goldwing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 405
Posted By tracy
Stratus 1 for sale

I have a Stratus One I need to sale. $300
Forum: Southeast 08-22-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,848
Posted By tracy
Nice job Sir! My wife likes it better down low...

Nice job Sir! My wife likes it better down low cause she feels it's safer, I'll show her this.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,649
Posted By tracy
Congradulations Jon. A new world awaits for you!

Congradulations Jon. A new world awaits for you!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,556
Posted By tracy
Call Alan at 208-659-8198, field keeper at...

Call Alan at 208-659-8198, field keeper at Cavanough Bay, Priest Lake. I would assume he has the field pristine.

I wish Oregon had some grounds, strip keepers like Alan. A prime location with...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-07-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 57,072
Posted By tracy
Gusty conditions= small rudder inputs (happy...

Gusty conditions= small rudder inputs (happy feet) with differential braking. Never let pedals get to full deflection. Come to think of it.....same in calm conditions.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,450
Posted By tracy
Denso here on o360 with 450hrs, no issues.

Denso here on o360 with 450hrs, no issues.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,792
Posted By tracy
Good job to all! I would love to know reason for...

Good job to all! I would love to know reason for failure and engine type if anyone knows.
Forum: Painting your RV 03-07-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,011
Posted By tracy
What would his price be, roughly, for an 8 with 3...

What would his price be, roughly, for an 8 with 3 colors and old paint removal?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 33,693
Posted By tracy
How is the fix done?

How is the fix done?
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-19-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,308
Posted By tracy
Thanks Martin, I was looking at a building sight...

Thanks Martin, I was looking at a building sight where they said they lenghtened the angle because of not enough clearence with the stab bolts. That seems to be a problem when attaching tail.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-18-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,308
Posted By tracy
Rear deck

Can someone tell me if the F-810D angle and 810c spacer on the rear HS mounting deck come already mounted on the QB kit.
Forum: Safety 02-17-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 67,904
Posted By tracy
Bob, I'm not that knowledgeable, but if you look...

Bob, I'm not that knowledgeable, but if you look at Vic's first picture, you will see that the end bolt either cuts or misses all together the longeron(where the #4 is) on the top side, which you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,998
Posted By tracy
Philippians 4:13, God speed to you and your wife.

Philippians 4:13, God speed to you and your wife.
Forum: Safety 02-04-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,123
Posted By tracy
Hmmm......Don't go to Oshkosh!!!!!!

Hmmm......Don't go to Oshkosh!!!!!!
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-29-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 26,792
Posted By tracy
Good to know! Thanks.

Good to know! Thanks.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-28-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 26,792
Posted By tracy
Jesse, my QB is serial number 81592 shipped in...

Jesse, my QB is serial number 81592 shipped in 2001 and Vans says that my wing is a -1. Are you sure yours is not?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,623
Posted By tracy
A grass strip of 1900' would be as short as I...

A grass strip of 1900' would be as short as I would like. Not because of me, but my friends won't go into anything much less. Like Mel said, I would be ok with 1500 and have been on one that's 1100,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,951
Posted By tracy
Ok, overhaul is being scheduled as well as...

Ok, overhaul is being scheduled as well as discussing the service procedures with local shop. Here I was feeling good about getting all that dirty grease out. But, then again, if it was overhauled...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,951
Posted By tracy
Apparently the hartzell procedure was the way it...

Apparently the hartzell procedure was the way it had been done before I bought the aircraft. My mechanics flushed the whole system on my first ci and showed me how dirty the grease gets. It was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,951
Posted By tracy
I open both top and bottom fittings and start...

I open both top and bottom fittings and start pumping till the old (dark) grease turns clean. You can see the difference, but it takes a lot more than 4 pumps. Maybe 15?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,951
Posted By tracy
So far...I like.

So far...I like.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,951
Posted By tracy
Prop overhaul

I need some thoughts. My prop, Hartzell Blended Airfoil, has 400 hrs on it, but is now 12 years old. I change the grease in hub every year and have never seen any moisture. So say you.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-21-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 26,792
Posted By tracy
The earlier (pre-2006, pre-punched) 8's came with...

The earlier (pre-2006, pre-punched) 8's came with factory rivets installed in these holes. I called vans and they said this was ok.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-01-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,854
Posted By tracy
Congrats Mark! Now, bring to Winchester this...

Congrats Mark! Now, bring to Winchester this Saturday to the EAA breakfast fly in and let us admire it. That's if you've flown of the necessary hours.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-01-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,892
Posted By tracy
I just received my LN starter and it turns motor...

I just received my LN starter and it turns motor over much better than the NS model. No more problems on those cold mornings, but if your going to exchange it, do it now as Hartzell has bought out...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-16-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,882
Posted By tracy
I find just the opposite to be true. Low power...

I find just the opposite to be true. Low power decreases my oil consumption.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-30-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,523
Posted By tracy
Always had good clean tear downs using this...

Always had good clean tear downs using this method. Never any corrosion issues as the hotter engine keeps out...
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