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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,739
Posted By gbitzer
Had to believe that I built my RV-6 with the help...

Had to believe that I built my RV-6 with the help of 3 small children. Zach loved coming to "Mr. Vic's Hangar" to help.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4227/35408836275_972aa0a99b.jpg
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-07-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,235
Posted By gbitzer
Tip: Up in Smoke

I've always loved the idea of putting smoke in my RV. I built it 15 years ago as an IFR traveling machine but still wanted this capability. After my first exposure to Smoke Oil I decided that I had...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-19-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,100
Posted By gbitzer
I was surprised by the fit of the stock Van's...

I was surprised by the fit of the stock Van's rear fairing. However it makes a great starting point. I simply wrapped the vertical and horizontal stabs with plastic film. (the type used for grocery...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 406,127
Posted By gbitzer
My RV-6, Fanbulance and Golf Cart project at our...

My RV-6, Fanbulance and Golf Cart project at our recent Atlanta Porsche Club show. #BigBoyToys
http://i1076.photobucket.com/albums/w442/gbitzer1/RV%20at%20Proche%20Club%202016_1_zpssvt7atrr.jpeg
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-16-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 36,025
Posted By gbitzer
Steve, are you using the Antisplat crankcase...

Steve, are you using the Antisplat crankcase check valve installed on the breather hose?
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-01-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,683
Posted By gbitzer
Thankful to have been one of the 16+ RV-6s that...

Thankful to have been one of the 16+ RV-6s that were in the OSH Anniversary Parking area. Man that was a long walk to HBC. OSH was a "sea of RVs" this...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-18-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,289
Posted By gbitzer
Rosie, I'm now staying through Thursday arriving...

Rosie,
I'm now staying through Thursday arriving on Sunday.
Happy to help if needed.
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-15-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,683
Posted By gbitzer
Bob, you can reach me at gbitzer@cisco.com....

Bob, you can reach me at gbitzer@cisco.com. Expecting to arrive Sunday. Happy to share anything that might be helpful. I've learned much from all of the folks on Doug's party line.
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-15-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,683
Posted By gbitzer
rmartingt, all of the smoke system items...

rmartingt, all of the smoke system items including the disconnects are available directly from Marvin at www.smoke-system-helper.com. Marvin is a great source of info. I found the 12V 1/4" 3 way...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-14-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,683
Posted By gbitzer
RV-6 Dressing up for the big dance

My RV-6 just had itís 15th birthday and I was honored when Ken Scott chose it as Miss February for the Vanís 2016...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-20-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 51,346
Posted By gbitzer
OK Rosie, we're all signed up and ready to outfit...

OK Rosie, we're all signed up and ready to outfit my crew with the Official RV-6 Anniversary Uniform (as displayed by DR). How do we get this gear?

Greg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,792
Posted By gbitzer
I've used my RV6 to ease my business travel quite...

I've used my RV6 to ease my business travel quite a bit over 15 years. My primary advice is get an instrument ticket, a good auto pilot, XM weather, and always file. My long range tanks have also...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,333
Posted By gbitzer
Thumbs up Rosie, Congratulations. I estimate that you've...

Rosie, Congratulations. I estimate that you've easily spend over $150,000 in Av Gas in the RV. Travel Safe. You always have access to our honeymoon suite and hangar at Stoney Point (6GA0) if needed....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 415,652
Posted By gbitzer
Girls fly too

Allie in the RV.
http://oi59.tinypic.com/2zjkutz.jpg

Something my kids and I can agree on :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 415,652
Posted By gbitzer
Girls fly too

http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=2zjkutz&s=8
Something my kids and I can agree on :)
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-29-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,062
Posted By gbitzer
Gear leg mount

I had the same at roughly 500 hours. I live on a grass strip. I had heard that this is more common in the UK due to the number of grass strips. The fracture in the weld was accessable with removing...
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