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Forum: West (and Southwest) 03-07-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By N15JB
Marana had an opening last week.

Marana had an opening last week.
Forum: California 12-16-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By N15JB
Santa Ynez KIZA

Looking for intel on KIZA. We will be spending 10 days in Solvang to do some biking.

Anybody know the availability of hangars or tie downs? Thanks
Forum: West (and Southwest) 12-16-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By N15JB
Still looking for a hangar to rent in Tucson for...

Still looking for a hangar to rent in Tucson for the winter for my -10. Thanks for any leads.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 12-05-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,369
Posted By N15JB
I have not heard of Handy Hangars. Where or what...

I have not heard of Handy Hangars. Where or what are they? Contact info?
Thanks
Forum: West (and Southwest) 12-04-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,369
Posted By N15JB
Premier hangars are now going for $500 per month....

Premier hangars are now going for $500 per month. Anybody have or know about any other hangars in Tucson the area? Thanks.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 12-02-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By N15JB
Need a Tucson hangar

Anybody have a lead on hangars to rent in the Tucson area? I have been able to rent at Marana the past 3 years, but they have a long wait list this year. Thanks .
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By N15JB
Call Rich Barkley, cfi at KAPA, phone...

Call Rich Barkley, cfi at KAPA, phone 303-877-7752. Lots of time in RV 10s.
Forum: RV-10 05-10-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,111
Posted By N15JB
I have been in AZ for the winter, but returning...

I have been in AZ for the winter, but returning to Denver Friday. My -10 has been based at KAPA for 7 years. I will show you mine, if you show me yours.
Forum: RV-10 03-24-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,374
Posted By N15JB
I don't have anything quantitative, but I...

I don't have anything quantitative, but I frequently fly out of Leadville, Telluride, Steamboat at near gross on hot days. I have never felt close to running out of airplane. I have a Barrett IO540...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,161
Posted By N15JB
Depends on your engine. If you have an Airflow...

Depends on your engine. If you have an Airflow Performance controller, Don Rivera of same is your man. After 2 iterations, my IO540 is balanced to within 0.1 gal. Cost me <$75 and 2 hours time,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,161
Posted By N15JB
I agree with all you said, but your fuel flow...

I agree with all you said, but your fuel flow caught my eye. I get the same performance on 10.5-11 gph. Have you carefully balanced your injectors?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,295
Posted By N15JB
I don't know of any ready made boxes, but check...

I don't know of any ready made boxes, but check with Scherer Metals, 3518 Larimer St., 303-295-2412. They do a lot of the architectural stainless in the Front Range area. I am pretty sure that they...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 11-13-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 825
Posted By N15JB
Marana AVQ had 4-5 hangars available 3 weeks ago....

Marana AVQ had 4-5 hangars available 3 weeks ago. Contact lisa@pimaaviation.com .
Forum: RV-10 11-07-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,054
Posted By N15JB
I did the same as Carl and Dave Saylor 6 yeasrs...

I did the same as Carl and Dave Saylor 6 yeasrs ago. Works great and much less brain damage than the bulb seals.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,028
Posted By N15JB
Sarasota SRQ

Looking for local intel for RV friendly fields/fbo's near or at SRQ. Final destination is Siesta Key from 16 Nov. to 30 Nov. Would love to find a hangar for my -10. Thanks.
Forum: Safety 10-01-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,907
Posted By N15JB
There is another variation of this. IIRC it was...

There is another variation of this. IIRC it was Dave Saylor who had a polished -10, until the reflection off of his wing melted one of his side windows. His wing is now painted.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,116
Posted By N15JB
Drew is a nice guy; thorough and fair. If you are...

Drew is a nice guy; thorough and fair. If you are looking for someone who will let you slide by, he is not your man. No offence intended.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,116
Posted By N15JB
Check with Drew Chitia at KAPA. Sorry I can't...

Check with Drew Chitia at KAPA. Sorry I can't give you a phone number because I am out of town.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,550
Posted By N15JB
If you think that you will extend your camping...

If you think that you will extend your camping adventures further north or to higher elevations get a warmer sleeping bag to start. They are too expensive to be having to upgrade.
Forum: RV-10 08-21-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,273
Posted By N15JB
The OP has said twice that his primary interest...

The OP has said twice that his primary interest in insulating is for sound proofing. That was my motivation when I insulated my -10 from firewall to baggage bulkhead with SoundMat, including floor...
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By N15JB
I would be happy to show you my -10, but I am out...

I would be happy to show you my -10, but I am out of town.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,506
Posted By N15JB
When I was in to see my audiologist recently they...

When I was in to see my audiologist recently they used a blue tooth connection from my Seimens aids to their desktop to adjust frequency boost.

I have never tried to pair my aids to my panel,...
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,904
Posted By N15JB
I am not a big guy, but I had no trouble just...

I am not a big guy, but I had no trouble just lifting the top on an off from the side. You will be doing this about a zillion times.

Measure the distance between the fuselage bulkheads and transfer...
Forum: RV-10 04-29-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,052
Posted By N15JB
I put insulation under the front floorboards...

I put insulation under the front floorboards primarily for sound dampening. I don't think I would do that again, because you will still want good ANR headsets if you value your hearing. It was not...
Forum: Painting your RV 04-27-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,955
Posted By N15JB
+1 for GLO. Not the cheapest and you may have to...

+1 for GLO. Not the cheapest and you may have to wait for a slot, but well worth it if you are looking for a quality paint job. They are not your place if all you want is a 100 yard paint job.
Forum: RV-10 04-26-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,620
Posted By N15JB
The -10 can have a bit of a tail wag in some...

The -10 can have a bit of a tail wag in some conditions, but I never felt the need for yaw dampening(and I am a bells and whistles kind of guy).
Forum: RV-10 04-15-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,621
Posted By N15JB
I would like a copy also,...

I would like a copy also, thanks.

tojimberry@gmail.com
Forum: Safety 04-10-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,792
Posted By N15JB
In addition to all of the above, MEK is great at...

In addition to all of the above, MEK is great at removing grease/oil/fats. Your brain is mostly fat. Years ago I did research on the effects of drugs of abuse on the brain. Kids who sniffed...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-08-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,310
Posted By N15JB
Stein used to have a panel available with the...

Stein used to have a panel available with the center section angled. Don't know if he still has them.
Forum: RV-10 03-28-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 361,527
Posted By N15JB
As a guy with a purple and yellow -10, I love it....

As a guy with a purple and yellow -10, I love it. Nice layout too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,703
Posted By N15JB
I get your drift. Five years ago my wife flew...

I get your drift. Five years ago my wife flew from France to Colorado by air ambulance. The tab was $150,000.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-22-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,531
Posted By N15JB
Patrick Check your pm's

Patrick
Check your pm's
Forum: RV-10 03-20-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,097
Posted By N15JB
I used the ball mount that you referenced, with a...

I used the ball mount that you referenced, with a short arm and Rams' X-grip cradle. Bolted through the panel just right of center. I wondered if the X-grip would be adequate to hold my iPad, but it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,332
Posted By N15JB
I have the HF winch and it works well. That said,...

I have the HF winch and it works well. That said, Vans does not recommend towing by the tail tie down ring because the structure is not designed for those kinds of loads applied horizontally.
Forum: Tools 03-14-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,964
Posted By N15JB
1+ for the Vividia VA-400. I started years ago...

1+ for the Vividia VA-400. I started years ago with one of the old straight pipe scopes, then bought the same dental camera Mike Busch is/was using, then got another scope recommended by this group....
Forum: RV-10 03-12-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By N15JB
My -10 is at Marana KAVQ. PM me if interested.

My -10 is at Marana KAVQ. PM me if interested.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,546
Posted By N15JB
Matt, When I had my GTX330 upgraded last fall...

Matt,
When I had my GTX330 upgraded last fall with the ES option, I asked for a current manual so I could get the adsb settings correct. My dealer said they couldn't give me that. They did finally...
Forum: RV-10 02-16-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,405
Posted By N15JB
My wife has had both hips, both knees and both...

My wife has had both hips, both knees and both wrists replaced. Part of her spine is carbon fiber. She does use a 1 step folding step to get up on the wing, but has no problem getting in and out. But...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By N15JB
Scott, check your PMs.

Scott, check your PMs.
Forum: RV-10 01-16-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,454
Posted By N15JB
I would suggest making that mock up out of...

I would suggest making that mock up out of plexiglass. Makes it much easier to visualize what is going on behind the panel, to make sure you don't have components interfering with one another
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,188
Posted By N15JB
For bright light situations I love the $10...

For bright light situations I love the $10 Defiant LED headlamp from Home Depot or Lowes. Great battery life. I have 5-6 scattered around different locations. The 5 led model is plenty of light for...
Forum: RV-10 12-06-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,237
Posted By N15JB
Would UV dye be helpful in locating this leak? I...

Would UV dye be helpful in locating this leak? I found it to be very useful in locating a very small leak on my accessory case. Once I found the right combination of dye and UV light, it was obvious...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 12-02-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,127
Posted By N15JB
Thanks to everyone for all of the suggestions;...

Thanks to everyone for all of the suggestions; they should keep us busy for awhile. Allan, I will give you a call re breakfast flights.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 12-01-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,127
Posted By N15JB
Tucson day trips

We have relocated our -10 to Marana, KAVQ, for the next 6 months, and are looking for recommendations for day trips; anything involving airplanes or food works for us. Thanks.
Forum: RV-10 11-27-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,947
Posted By N15JB
I have one in the tunnel of my -10; works fine.

I have one in the tunnel of my -10; works fine.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-20-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,638
Posted By N15JB
I did as someone here recommended by making a...

I did as someone here recommended by making a 2-piece inlet baffle. It amounts to 2 overlapping C-shaped pieces. The upper piece attaches to the FAB box, with the open side down. The lower piece...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,228
Posted By N15JB
I used a product called ThermoFoil, available in...

I used a product called ThermoFoil, available in cherry and maple, and probably other wood-look finishes. After 5 years it still looks new, and has held up better than real wood would in our Colorado...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 629
Posted By N15JB
Try Stein. He used to make an angled center...

Try Stein. He used to make an angled center section panel.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-18-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,447
Posted By N15JB
Aerhed, that stuff worked great. I haven't taken...

Aerhed, that stuff worked great. I haven't taken my brakes apart yet, but I suspect that some of the CRC spray and brake crud dripped on the pads. Is that going to be an issue as far as brake...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-16-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,447
Posted By N15JB
Cleaning brakes and wheels

I need to clean a years worth of crud off of my brakes and wheels. Is it OK to use automotive brake cleaner on aluminum parts, and do I need to make a point of keeping the cleaner off of the pads? Is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,895
Posted By N15JB
builderscience@yahoo.com in the Philippines did a...

builderscience@yahoo.com in the Philippines did a really nice job with my RV-10, including matching my fairly complicated paint scheme.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-04-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,119
Posted By N15JB
Stein's fittings work great.

Stein's fittings work great.
Forum: RV-10 09-22-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,617
Posted By N15JB
I posed that question to Van's early in my build....

I posed that question to Van's early in my build. Their response suggested that it was one of the dumbest questions they had ever heard.

After 5 years of flying, I have decided it is unnecessary....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By N15JB
Mike, Instead of trying to insulate that door,...

Mike,

Instead of trying to insulate that door, how about an insulating curtain on the interior side that can be pulled across like a shower curtain? Edges could be held shut with some well-placed...
Forum: RV-10 09-06-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,679
Posted By N15JB
What Carl said, plus you can fly into any airport...

What Carl said, plus you can fly into any airport in Colorado going no higher than 12-13,000 ft. if you know the routes. Our -10 has carried skis, dogs, road bikes, mtn. bikes and a folding tandem;...
Forum: RV-10 09-06-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,094
Posted By N15JB
I have the MH 22 cf tank mounted behind the...

I have the MH 22 cf tank mounted behind the baggage bulkhead. With their remote head mounted in the panel, there is no need to access the tank. Fill port is plumbed through the baggage bulkhead for...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-05-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,558
Posted By N15JB
Baja Bush Pilots is currently putting a trip to...

Baja Bush Pilots is currently putting a trip to Cuba together. No other details at this time.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-13-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,358
Posted By N15JB
Anyone flying into Leadville should look for the...

Anyone flying into Leadville should look for the stealth choppers frequently parked by themselves towards the south end of the field. They look a little like the Osama Bin Laden chopper. Unmarked,...
Forum: RV-10 07-11-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,922
Posted By N15JB
1+ what Bob said. I installed mine(using the...

1+ what Bob said. I installed mine(using the soapy water method) 5-6 years ago. Still no scratches in the flap paint. Just run the aft edge of the tape a little aft of the wing skin, then trim with a...
Forum: Fiberglass 07-08-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,653
Posted By N15JB
One yard more than whatever you order.:)

One yard more than whatever you order.:)
Forum: RV-12 07-03-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,793
Posted By N15JB
Also take a look at Wiha Phillips head. German...

Also take a look at Wiha Phillips head. German made, but not too pricey. Best I have ever used. Really great for those over-torqued or corroded fasteners where you really don't want to cam out. Well...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,251
Posted By N15JB
1+ what Cpt Avgas said. Aviation Consumer just...

1+ what Cpt Avgas said. Aviation Consumer just reviewed fire extinguishers in the June issue. The executive summary is the following:

Halon or Halotron (a halon substitute) are the best...
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