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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By Dave12
You asked!

You asked!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,239
Posted By Dave12
All I can say is WOW! You guys are n the move.

All I can say is WOW! You guys are n the move.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,428
Posted By Dave12
Thanks Doug (my sonís name btw). VAF is one of...

Thanks Doug (my sonís name btw). VAF is one of the things that helps set RVís apart from the rest.
Forum: RV-14 04-03-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Dave12
Got it. Thanks anyway.

Got it. Thanks anyway.
Forum: RV-14 04-03-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Dave12
Prop bolt size?

Can one of you 14 guys confirm for me that the io390 prop bolts require a 3/4Ē wrench for tightening?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By Dave12
No inspector shopping in Ballmer. You will be...

No inspector shopping in Ballmer. You will be dealing with the airworthiness inspector that handles your area. I donít think itís really any different in Philadelphia.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,552
Posted By Dave12
It appears that this situation is much like the...

It appears that this situation is much like the airworthiness inspection, varies from fsdo to fsdo. About 5 years ago I was lucky enough to get a legit job working in a well regarded shop. Early on...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-29-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,132
Posted By Dave12
Rob, I think this thought will bite you.

Rob, I think this thought will bite you.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-27-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,160
Posted By Dave12
I wonder what your instructorís opinion is on...

I wonder what your instructorís opinion is on electronic ignitions and Lean of peak operations? Heís probably not a bad guy. As said earlier, he just hasnít taken the time to educate himself enough...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Dave12
Check your Pmís

Check your Pmís
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-25-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,372
Posted By Dave12
Nice 9! There has been quite a few posting here...

Nice 9! There has been quite a few posting here in the recent past, in search of a top end 9. Looks like you have one for them. Good luck.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,350
Posted By Dave12
and remember, this is a forum for the building...

and remember, this is a forum for the building and flying of Van’s Aircraft.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,145
Posted By Dave12
It all happens way too fast!

It all happens way too fast!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-22-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By Dave12
Glad to see your post Tom. Check your pm.

Glad to see your post Tom. Check your pm.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By Dave12
As I said, he does good work!

As I said, he does good work!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-21-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,885
Posted By Dave12
I suppose one man’s heaven is another man’s...

I suppose one man’s heaven is another man’s h��ll! I flew with that Narco stuff 30 years ago and I’m not going back! You’ll be dealing with one failure after another . My $.02
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By Dave12
Vlad does better work than that. Just saying.

Vlad does better work than that. Just saying.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-19-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By Dave12
True, but they are up %50 west of the Mississippi...

True, but they are up %50 west of the Mississippi now.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,739
Posted By Dave12
Yes, a lot of yelling going on back then. ...

Yes, a lot of yelling going on back then. Beautiful shots, just stunning.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-18-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By Dave12
The Governor did have a spare set of seats that...

The Governor did have a spare set of seats that were like new. I sent him this link. He might be able to help ya.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-17-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By Dave12
Sure can....

Sure can....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-11-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,672
Posted By Dave12
Ok, I am not the only fan.

Ok, I am not the only fan.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-11-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,672
Posted By Dave12
You have it confused with the gonculator. Easy...

You have it confused with the gonculator. Easy to do.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-11-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Dave12
I have one on my 9. Itís badarse!

I have one on my 9. Itís badarse!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-11-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Dave12
🤔...........

🤔...........
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-11-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,672
Posted By Dave12
It is a Molex connector shell and I think itís...

It is a Molex connector shell and I think itís for your autopilot servoís. Been awhile.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-09-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Dave12
Deal is done.

Deal is done.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-09-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Dave12
That was a quick draw dmat! I think the fastest...

That was a quick draw dmat! I think the fastest ever.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-09-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Dave12
TRADE Crowe for Vanís seat harnesses

I have nice pair of Crowe Rotary Cam 5 point harnesses with shoulder pads in black. Wondering if anyone would be interested in swapping a nice pair of Vanís 5 point harnesses for them? Looks like...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-07-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,367
Posted By Dave12
Check PMís.

Check PMís.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,859
Posted By Dave12
Net to catch rogue pilots...

Net to catch rogue pilots :D

https://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Daily%20Pictures/B44CA6AD-7DBE-47B2-BF14-798DA133CEE8.jpeg...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-19-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Dave12
You could use Phillips Victory which has the anti...

You could use Phillips Victory which has the anti wear formula already in it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,752
Posted By Dave12
https://photos.smugmug.com/Flying-with-Pie/i-NBvDd...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Flying-with-Pie/i-NBvDdpK/0/d7640c6e/L/IMG_6363_heic-L.jpg[/QUOTE]

One of the cutest pics ever placed on VAF!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-17-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,762
Posted By Dave12
Not anal at all. Aircraft tubes leak. I check...

Not anal at all. Aircraft tubes leak. I check mine every month right after I pay my hangar rent. They always need a shot.
Forum: Reviews 02-14-2020, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 756
Posted By Dave12
Aircraft Specialties and TS Flightlines canít be...

Aircraft Specialties and TS Flightlines canít be beat. Great products, workmanship and support.
Forum: Northeast 02-13-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By Dave12
Iíll never forget the look on All around good...

Iíll never forget the look on All around good bloke, Nigel Speedyís face when he was served his order of pancake at Joniís.
Forum: Northeast 02-13-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By Dave12
That little eatery is always busy it seems.

That little eatery is always busy it seems.
Forum: Northeast 02-11-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By Dave12
Joniís Diner at Smoketown, Pa. is closing!

Well, another airport eatery is closing itís doors after many years. Joniís Smoketown Diner will serve itís last meals next Monday, Feb.17 th. Joni and Anthony have always treated the fly-in crowd...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-10-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,626
Posted By Dave12
I’ve dealt with Gibson and ElReno and had great...

I’ve dealt with Gibson and ElReno and had great service from both. Excellent reputations.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-06-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,549
Posted By Dave12
Sounds like you found Braden West.

Sounds like you found Braden West.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-28-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By Dave12
Read any articles you can find written by Walt...

Read any articles you can find written by Walt Atkinson, George Braly or John Deakins . These guys are the gurus of lop operations. They have done years of research on the subject. There are many...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-27-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By Dave12
Hey pal, Linny and I will be out in June. Will...

Hey pal, Linny and I will be out in June. Will be very interested in this new Turkish bath you have discovered!:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By Dave12
Thatís just his inner-pilot coming out. I know...

Thatís just his inner-pilot coming out. I know where one is waiting with his name on it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,167
Posted By Dave12
Mark, you need to contact the Air Czar, the 9A...

Mark, you need to contact the Air Czar, the 9A guru, and all around good guy, Vlad. He also happens to be one of Utahís newest residents. Few people out there have more 9 experience than Vlad. ...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-19-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,669
Posted By Dave12
The real talkative guy that sets up out in the...

The real talkative guy that sets up out in the Aeromart section at Kosh, will sell you 5 of the vents for $5. He had thousands of them last year. They make a huge difference.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-14-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,925
Posted By Dave12
If you have a csp, the area of the crankshaft...

If you have a csp, the area of the crankshaft around the prop hub is hollow. This is where oil is collected to control the pitch changes of the prop blades. This oil stays there and is not changed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,613
Posted By Dave12
Vlad, you surprised me bro. You made a full...

Vlad, you surprised me bro. You made a full disclosure on your location. Well, almost🤔.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By Dave12
I still have a 3400 on the right side of my...

I still have a 3400 on the right side of my RV-10. I have two 5500s in the left. Not having the same functionality has caused some minor annoyances. It’s my plan to upgrade to all 5000 series...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-12-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30
Poll: EFIS Poll
Views: 2,821
Posted By Dave12
Iíve had the Dynon D180 and it was ok. Next...

Iíve had the Dynon D180 and it was ok. Next build had Skyview Touch and really liked it. My current ride has AFS and couldnít be happier with it. I have also used the G3x and it was probably...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-09-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,379
Posted By Dave12
I just downloaded the app and have used it on...

I just downloaded the app and have used it on several flights. Itís as good as anything Iíve used. If youíre a cfi, itís free.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,771
Posted By Dave12
I bought a very simple adapter from Aerox for $35...

I bought a very simple adapter from Aerox for $35 at Kosh. It works great. As other knowledgeable fillers have said, fill slowly, keep your hand on the bottle, when warn stop and let it cool. Watch...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-06-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,176
Posted By Dave12
There are many 320ís in the fleet well beyond...

There are many 320ís in the fleet well beyond tbo. Some have even doubled tbo. Some more than double tbo. That is a hardy engine.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-05-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By Dave12
+1. Just canít throw it away. I just keep it...

+1. Just canít throw it away. I just keep it cold.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,271
Posted By Dave12
Listen to David Harris. Ignore the Buzzkill guy.

Listen to David Harris. Ignore the Buzzkill guy.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-03-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,301
Posted By Dave12
The AFS probably cost a little more, but well...

The AFS probably cost a little more, but well worth it. That was probably Al Rubinís 8 you saw and itís as good as any out there. Check your pmís
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-02-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,301
Posted By Dave12
Hey Frank, I see youíre in Douglassville. You...

Hey Frank, I see youíre in Douglassville. You probably already know that there are some beautiful RVís right up the road at limerick. Lots of advice to be found there. My current rv was built...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-30-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 22,682
Posted By Dave12
Nice floor! Can you tell us about your WiFi...

Nice floor! Can you tell us about your WiFi switch?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-26-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 64,229
Posted By Dave12
Thatís it. Many thanks Bob.

Thatís it. Many thanks Bob.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-26-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 64,229
Posted By Dave12
Does anyone know or remember the post a year or...

Does anyone know or remember the post a year or so ago that discussed using a flex hone to clean up guides? There were two sizes listed that would work. I thought I had that info saved, but canít...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-12-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,226
Posted By Dave12
Even if you donít have room for it, you can still...

Even if you donít have room for it, you can still install the pmags and live happily. I purchased a 9 recently that was already benefiting from them. Being stuck in a time warp the way I WAS, prior...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-11-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Dave12
Thanks Bob and Jim. The 5500 is not a drop in...

Thanks Bob and Jim. The 5500 is not a drop in replacement. I have little to not much panel space to spare. My buddy that built the plane packed it full of good stuff. I have a stand alone TT...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-11-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By Dave12
Advanced Flight 4500 to 5400 upgrade

Iím considering upgrading my 4500 to a 5400. For those who have done this, I would like to know your thoughts on it?

If you had it to do over, would you have upgraded to a 5500 with the extra...
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