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Forum: RV-8/8A 02-10-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Congratulations

Vic is the best...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-08-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,765
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Colorado

Hope to make it out around May 7th or 8th to Grand Junction, our youngest daughter is a Physician there. Hope to spend about a week in the area. Not sure how firm trip is at this point. I'll keep you...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-08-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,765
Posted By Jerry Fischer
AAHHH...

Utah...what a great place to fly, read some very good stories by Edward Abbey, who spent time as a Ranger at Arches National Park. My favorite place to visit.
Hope to get out to Colorado for my 80th...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-20-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Per my IA and Aircraft Practices

I recall the smooth side is almost always against the "moveable" part; i.e. bolt being turned or nut being turned.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Oil Cooler

I think I would be concerned about stresses due to engine mount vibration if I tied the cooler with an adel on the mount & a bracket on the firewall. Just my $.02
Forum: Safety 11-11-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Some friendly advice..

:D
Das machinen ist not fer der der fingerpokin' und mittengrabben, relaxen und vatch der blinkenlites!
Forum: COMM 09-17-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,642
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Checking coax

In my experience the ONLY way to check coax for a short or an open for that matter is to ISOLATE it from any connection to an antenna or radio/relay. otherwise you may see a resistance from a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-10-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,463
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Hoppy Birthday

Miz Card...:D:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,311
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Talking Homebuilt Camping

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Jerry & Jerry say BRING IT!!! Folkerts says bring on the low wings!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,366
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Oh Good we can count on you again this year???:p

Oh Good we can count on you again this year???:p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,003
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Beer Tasting..

I'm starting to get very thirsty my friends...:D
Forum: Aircraft Camping 06-21-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,510
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Plus

I know a guy...:rolleyes:who has ground xportation for those runs to Wally World
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,003
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Beer...better late than never

OK Mike, a six pack of Hopsecutioner goes to the person who crosses my palm with Black Butte Porter.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 496,565
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-17-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,860
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Good to see you Mike

Looks like all is well and look forward to HBC Oshkosh. Thanks for reminding me it's the 4th Sunday Beer Tasting (tempus fugit). BTW the orange Peach is Gaffney SC:D
Blue skies my good friend & see...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-09-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,013
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Cuba...

Free diving in Guantanamo Bay in 1961-62 is an experience I'll never forget.
One of the most beautiful bays in the world as I recall.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,177
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Hey Iron

See U @ SNF????
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-18-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Tank leak? or new build?

Hi EV I sent you an email
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-18-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Fuel Tank build

Hi Wayne

call me on cell six78-770-0131. I live up in Winder
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,818
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Tank removal

In my limited experience, proseal has a tendency to migrate to the main spar from the rear baffle. a thin putty knife may be necessary to slip along the spar to separate the tank flange. Good luck
Forum: RV-10 01-17-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 436,053
Posted By Jerry Fischer
I miss seeing Mt Hood

My daughter Rachel lived in S. Portland overlooking the Willamette River with a gorgeous view of Mt. Hood from her living room window.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By Jerry Fischer
It wasn't me

Who posted something for sale. And I have no PM's in my mailbox. Happy New Year everyone.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-15-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 34,210
Posted By Jerry Fischer
We will all miss you Jon

Especially at Oshkosh Homebuilt. You were a very humble example of a pilot whose expertise didn't need any explanation. God speed my friend, I'm glad I got to know you even for just a few times our...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Thumbs up Thanks really go To:

Jay Pratt, Carol Beaird, Rich Emory, Debra & Jim Lane, Steve Ashby, John Morgan, Jan Marker, Billy Stewart (the new guy), and anyone else who helped make this the best AirVenture yet...:p
I'm sorry...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Cool Oshkosh 2018 Home-Built Camping

Just a few pictures & thoughts on this years" Air Venture...
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Jay & Carol Beth
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Fun @...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,860
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Thanks for the words of one who is a Homebuilt...

Thanks for the words of one who is a Homebuilt Council Member
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,784
Posted By Jerry Fischer
The Breezy

Good on 'ya Jeff...excellent workmanship..:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,939
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Ice

We got ice and beer and maybe even some snacks, and beer, and ice and well, you get the idea.:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 500
Posted By Jerry Fischer
camping in Home Built

Just a reminder. We are limited on camping space for folks who don't fly their home built to Airventure.
We have had to limit non aircraft camping to Homebuilt volunteers (priority), those who are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Food

The food should not be a problem on Friday, I seem to remember some vendors open on Thursday.

I think yo may want to take advantage of our excellent facilities here in HBC, we will have ice, grills...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Why not

The gate is no problem, not sure if the Tram is any help, but you can ask
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,939
Posted By Jerry Fischer
where do guys come up with this...

where do guys come up with this STUFF????:eek::eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,939
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Roy

Boy that Porter looks inviting... I have a few Black & Tan's to contribute & some local IPA from Athens Georgia...:p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,630
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Camp in HBC instead

Ken I can offer you a tent camping space in HBC & you can sample our Beer Tasting on Sunday nite...:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,701
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Beer Tasting...

There will be ice...:)
There will be tubs...:)
There will be a Pavilion...:):)
There better be BEER....:D:D
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 03-19-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,067
Posted By Jerry Fischer
West with the other Angels Jim...

I met Jim in 2013 when I stopped for fuel at Hendrix County on my way to Oshkosh. I had a dead battery and this elderly gentleman came over to see if he could help. He introduced himself as Jim...
Forum: Virtual Hangar 01-08-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 104,544
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Running Man...

Courage, dedication & self preservation, with a lot of Faith in God thrown in for good measure
Forum: Tools 12-29-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,793
Posted By Jerry Fischer
CNC..

I knew I should have stayed in Plant Engineering...very cool stuff:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,072
Posted By Jerry Fischer
WW II vets

I had the distinct privilege after my multi engine check ride of having a Pacific Theater PT boat mechanic as my co-pilot. He was 78 then and 95 now & still plays golf about 4 times a week down in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,672
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Pretty cool Jeff

Thanks for posting:p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By Jerry Fischer
my sincerest mea culpa

It is Colorado right...?:o
Somehow Scott, he struck me as a tailwheel guy
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By Jerry Fischer
A Special Welcome

To Gary Zilik, our newest Homebuilt Camping Volunteer. Gary pitched in without being asked to make coffee, shuck corn @ the corn roast Wednesday evening, and was a huge help in making our campers...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,383
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Try

Kent Gorton, flies his RV6 out of Mallards Landing, I did my RV7 transition with him & he is top notch phone: 314-368-6007
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-03-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,241
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Many thanks...

A very special thanks to Jim & Deborah Lane who stayed over until Monday to help close up shop and to all the volunteers and especially those who came up early to lend a hand in Homebuilt Camping, it...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-02-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,241
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Hey Jeff

Really a pleasure to meet you and hangar fly about everything from planes to bluegrass. Blue skies my friend.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-02-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,241
Posted By Jerry Fischer
As Promised

This Medallion was given to me by Paul Dye as a token of his appreciation. I thank you Paul for being a good friend.

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Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-01-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,241
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Another Air Venture in the books

Some of my favorite moments: lunch with Apollo 13 astronauts, the new pavilion dedication on Friday, seeing all the old friends and making new ones.
A special gift from Paul Dye. (I'll post a picture...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By Jerry Fischer
HBC

If you bring your Homebuilt you are most welcome to camp in HBC. We are short of tent space this year if you don't have a homebuilt, (sound like you do so you should have a great time.) Beer tasting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,389
Posted By Jerry Fischer
You're driving?

Not flying...Right Figs :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,389
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Work?

What work? We don't do no steenking work around here...it's a labor of LOVE :p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,389
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Saturday Evening 2030 hours 8 30 PM

Well its Saturday Nite here in Home-Built Camping. I'm having a glass of wine after dinner & church as I write this blog. The HBC bldg has been repaired, see after arrival for explanation. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,389
Posted By Jerry Fischer
UPDATE, UPDATE, UPDATE

as of quittin; time Friday

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,389
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Slow wi-fi

I sent myself a pic via email by phone & it hasn't arrived yet, maybe after supper. Roof almost finished (they ran out of materials) I'm not commenting on why:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,389
Posted By Jerry Fischer
what time in January do I show up for ice...

what time in January do I show up for ice fishing?:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,389
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Hey Bob

I'm sorry you won't make it this year, but I'll drink a toast to you anyway my friend.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,389
Posted By Jerry Fischer
UPDATE, UPDATE, UPDATE

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Wifi poor as I tried to post last nite.

Roof should be done today temp here @ 0800 is 59 F
Light drizzle, good for new sod and grass:)

Contractors should be out...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,389
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Been Hot now it's 58deg F. so we need some hotter...

Been Hot now it's 58deg F. so we need some hotter wx for beer season! John:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,389
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Wi-fi

Hey Kurt, we should be good for wifi kiosks, for charging as they are "supposed" to install 110 vac outlets under the pavillion. I'll keep you posted. What day are you arriving & I'll email you via...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,389
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Oshkosh Oddysey

Arrived at Home Built Camping yesterday afternoon about 1 PM after a 15 1/2 hour drive from Winder. ( I'm gettin' too old for this straight through stuff):eek:
Got the bugs swept out of the building...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,594
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Touche'

Hope to see you guys sans golf carts at the Beer tasting Sunday Evening..:)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-07-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 122,295
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Scott

It's not the Sharks, but the Polar Bears:p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,194
Posted By Jerry Fischer
UPDATE, UPDATE, UPDATE

Progress on the Pavillion...

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Weather has been the cause of the delays in construction so hopefully clearer skies prevail for...
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