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Forum: RV-8/8A 09-20-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,254
Posted By Skykingbob
Access Panel

Hey Randy,

Here is what I did. You really should consider just a rectangular door that would be probably the simplest type to install in a completed airplane. I am putting mine in during the...
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 382,207
Posted By Skykingbob
Nice!

Looks great Joe.....Congratulations:)
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-09-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 650,967
Posted By Skykingbob
Nice

Looks great Walt! And proof that you do more than sit around and gab all the time:D
Forum: Texas (North) 07-02-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,917
Posted By Skykingbob
Walt goof off? Say it’s not so.....

Hey Adrian....52F is a great place and Walt will gladly put down a tool to chat as will his brother Rick...get them together and it’s Goof-off x Arnow squared = great visit :D Walt will gladly share...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-30-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 682
Posted By Skykingbob
Canopy

Sam.......sent email
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,386
Posted By Skykingbob
Congrats Eddie

Hey Turbo........great milestone (not to mention your Hobbs now matches your age! Ha) :rolleyes:
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-14-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,307
Posted By Skykingbob
Ditto

Fantastic potpourri of thoughts that make up the book called LIFE Smokey! All the “scents” of our experiences that waft through our memories that are energized once again when a flight, a...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-27-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 64,976
Posted By Skykingbob
Good Choice

Hey Miles.....I did the same thing. I started doing the SB and got some elongated holes. So I ended up drilling skins and replacing anything that
was needed.....got a great HS and confidence that...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-07-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,386
Posted By Skykingbob
Wow

One word Vlad- MONUMENTAL :)
Forum: Tools 12-29-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,566
Posted By Skykingbob
Just keep 3-phase

I built a machine shop in my back yard. I have a 14x40 Engine Lathe, a Prototrak CNC, and a surface grinder that all run off of 3-phase. To run a third leg onto my property and pay the monthly fee...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-06-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,387
Posted By Skykingbob
Congratulations

Hey Mike a big Congratulations to you! Ease into the transition is smart! Once you get up to speed you can do plenty of memorable flights!

I used the Lebanon-Springfield Airport as a fuel stop a...
Forum: RV-10 08-15-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,545
Posted By Skykingbob
Congratulations

Congratulations Joe....been a while since we were in contact and in between you done went and finished your airplane!!! Great job! :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-02-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,165
Posted By Skykingbob
Nice

Hey Rick....nice video...I am sure it will be a great help for folks that are getting into the EFIS world from round dials!!:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,241
Posted By Skykingbob
Welcome!

Hello David! Plenty of builders here in the HWY area.....I am building an -8 also. Email or PM me if you need anything or want to come by!:)
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-27-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 95,598
Posted By Skykingbob
Congrats

Great to hear Gil....congratulations :)
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-17-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 95,598
Posted By Skykingbob
Congratulations

FANTASTIC Gil......looking forward to the flight reports!!!:)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-26-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,637
Posted By Skykingbob
Fantastic!

Really enjoyed it Jerry!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,886
Posted By Skykingbob
Congrats

Congratulations Jonathan....may you begin to make memories in your new
wings!:)
Forum: RV-12 01-28-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,143
Posted By Skykingbob
Fantastic!

Awesome :). YOL BOLSON JAKE!!!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-09-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,596
Posted By Skykingbob
Tower?

I always thought towers and grain silos were designated officially as "Kansas Mountains" :D
Forum: RV-12 01-05-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,400
Posted By Skykingbob
Congrats

Hey Don...a big congratulations!! Fortunately you didn't allow Norm to help you.....it would have added another 2 years!!!:D
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-11-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,180
Posted By Skykingbob
Cool......errrr, cold

Congratulations Jeff:)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-21-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,532
Posted By Skykingbob
Brrrrrr.....

Man Vlad....your front page post reminds me that cold wx is on the way. Last day of warmth here....cold front coming tonight. Once the cold wx sets in....i feel like i live in two cabins.....one in...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-04-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,608
Posted By Skykingbob
Thanks Vlad

Hey my Russki brother....thank you for the intell....will go on recon and secure the info :). (Sorry for the late reply....been on the road)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-01-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,608
Posted By Skykingbob
Same here

Hey Vlav.....Kathryn ans I decided to do the Ambassador Program also. We have a couple stamps now and will continue. Problem is that I fly at times she is un available so I don't get stamo without...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-30-2016, 04:06 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 49,603
Posted By Skykingbob
Nice!

Great looking photos Ed.....looks like you are going to have a great-7:)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-27-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,577
Posted By Skykingbob
Nice write up!

Hey Bobby......thanks for the great trip write up. Man....the visual of the fried clams really got my glands salivating:). Beautiful photos of my New England homeland..... I get fried clams every...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-21-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 123,102
Posted By Skykingbob
Bravo!

Another fantastic Vladventure......thanks for sharing the ride....it wz wild!:)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-21-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,371
Posted By Skykingbob
Ambassador of Venice - cont

So about 30 minutes and two landings later I returned with an "un-bent" airplane.....and a slightly bruised ego :) I have time in an RV8 which lands different than an RV6.5...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-21-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,371
Posted By Skykingbob
Flight with the ambassador of Venice

I consider VAF somewhat of an E/AB Swiss Army Knife of blog sights. It is a great place to find help on whatever RV model you are building, a great place to find great building tips, ideas for...
Forum: Florida (South) 08-03-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,797
Posted By Skykingbob
Sebring revived?

Hey Gman....has this been a Sebring run after a long hiatus..or has it been
a regular occurrence again?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-28-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 37,460
Posted By Skykingbob
Have a great trip!

Bon voyage mon ami:)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-08-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 137,899
Posted By Skykingbob
Valley of Tears

Taken at the Valley of Tears Memorial on the Golan Heights Israel. The city in the background is in Syria. Russian series tank shot at point blank(hole in turret behind...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 06-19-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,586
Posted By Skykingbob
Thanks to Mike and Gang

Hey Mike,

It was nice meeting you and all the folks up there at the fly-in! You did
a great job and are a fantastic host!:)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-06-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,282
Posted By Skykingbob
Welcome

Welcome back to Yankee Land Turbo!:)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-31-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,547
Posted By Skykingbob
Gary Palinkas....WILDERNESS MAN!

Hey....my parents owned a sporting goods store in Woonsocket RI....we use to have a Sheridan....great gun! We also had the cheap but fun Remington Nylon 66 that we put thousands of .22 rounds...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-31-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,917
Posted By Skykingbob
Nice!

Nice post Dan....I feel relaxed and refreshed just reading the post and looking at the great pictures:)
Forum: RV-12 05-27-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,386
Posted By Skykingbob
Too bad.....

Hey Don....to bad you didn't have Norm do it BEFORE he left the agency!!:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 101,683
Posted By Skykingbob
No cracks

Inspected a friends RV8......... 11 years old....mild acro...slow build kit....750 hours..........NO CRACKS!:)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-26-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,619
Posted By Skykingbob
Great report!

Thanks for the great report Vlad......as always you are an inspiration!!!:)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-11-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,680
Posted By Skykingbob
Awesome

Mike,

Great SnF write-up. Question.....who was reading to who at storytime??:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,028
Posted By Skykingbob
Reunion tour?

Hey Gary.......Great pics......this one reminded me of a "Motley Crew" reunion poster......or mabe the "Rat Pack".....hope y'all had fun!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-11-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,350
Posted By Skykingbob
It was a cold windy day......

Hey Vlad.....I do....cold day....wind blowing around 30 mph.....no one is
flying....except a crazy Russian!

http://i1057.photobucket.com/albums/t384/skykingbob/compCIMG2037_zps6cf9a961.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,362
Posted By Skykingbob
Parts

Randy....i sent you an email:)
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-31-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 26,338
Posted By Skykingbob
Congrats!

Hey Rob....congrats on another step closer!! Hope you made sure to do the preflight first :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-31-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 182,348
Posted By Skykingbob
Hey David.....thanks for joining in.....got my...

Hey David.....thanks for joining in.....got my PCU 5000 in this week also!
(No pic posted bcuz it looks just like yours):)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,021
Posted By Skykingbob
WOW

Hey Rick......the plane looks fantastic!!!!!! So different from what I saw naked last visit:) congratulations on the sale and new owner.
Forum: Safety 12-13-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,401
Posted By Skykingbob
Wow

Thanks for the post to give us all another slap in the face to wake up
and get a reality check!! Great Christmas present that will help make
for a better New Year!

Merry Christmas Walt!!!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-04-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,064
Posted By Skykingbob
Great Trip!!!!

Hey Gary......really glad you took time to post those pics and writup! Great shots......even with an eyephone. Its trip posts like this that renew and give a booster shot of motivation when job,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,631
Posted By Skykingbob
Hey Bill...

Hey Bill,

I anticipate a 2 year finish....or a little longer....I am not too worried about letting it sit on the shelf for that period personally....but that's my opinion...if we get the price...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,631
Posted By Skykingbob
Contact Chris

Hey Mike,

Get up with Chris Hutchings at Aircraft Propeller they will assist us with making sure the gov is set up properly prior to assembling for us. There are a number of us that need to get the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,631
Posted By Skykingbob
Nov 6 deadline!

Hey everyone just a reminder that the offer ends Nov 6th. We have seen great response as per Chris in the post above. If you are going to need a great governor the price can be dropped one more...
Forum: RV-12 10-26-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,797
Posted By Skykingbob
Congratulations

Hey Don.....congratulations on hitting the big time media!!!! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,631
Posted By Skykingbob
UPDATE....lets keep pushing!

I emailed Chris Friday...he said currently 16 on list. Lets try to get
another 4 so we can get the next step discount:)

Like I say....if you need a governor we may as well get it with a
group and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,003
Posted By Skykingbob
Try again....

Hey Caleb......like Gary said try again....Rhonda told me yesterday that she will be going out for a medical procedure in a couple weeks....they are great folks....just trying to run their business...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,631
Posted By Skykingbob
PCU5000…..Price Cutting thru Unity 5000

Hello fellow builders. I don’t know about everyone else, but during the building of my RV8, I keep my eye out to save $$ wherever I can. I want to see if a number of us builders (or those already...
Forum: Propellers 10-17-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,942
Posted By Skykingbob
This tool is worth every penny.....

I stumbled around and found this one day. It is very beefy...works fantastic..can be adjusted to various lengths....can use various sizes of
wrenches....simply calculate the torque value depending...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 19,802
Posted By Skykingbob
Here.....

Mike....I really haven't done much admin work....but it seems to me I would
file it under the letter "S" ! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,834
Posted By Skykingbob
AWESOME!

Hey Dave.....way to go...awesome!!:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 19,802
Posted By Skykingbob
An encouraging word.......

Just remember...."When the chips are down....." You are at the top of the loop! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,246
Posted By Skykingbob
Stratus location

Hey Dick.....I use one in an RV8..... I have placed it on the glare shield on days when it's a little cloudy or early morn flights. Most of the time I use the external antenna I bought for $50 and...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 09-07-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,697
Posted By Skykingbob
Nice write-up

Hey Glen.....enjoyed the write-up. I went to a distillery one time....I tried
to take a video of the operation....but all I could get it a "still"...
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