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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,253
Posted By scard
There exist important things to see in "tiny...

There exist important things to see in "tiny land". I've been spending a LOT of time on one of these recently. ...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-17-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 935
Posted By scard
Whatever you do, do NOT do this. The pump design...

Whatever you do, do NOT do this. The pump design is fundamentally flawed (head gasket failures). I still have one of these at my shop that kinda' works but it terribly annoying. I'll be getting...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,240
Posted By scard
Yep, the bee's knees all the way around.

Yep, the bee's knees all the way around.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,240
Posted By scard
A bluetooth audio panel has been the way to go...

A bluetooth audio panel has been the way to go for us.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 11-04-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,644
Posted By scard
That is just super! Congratulations Greg! You...

That is just super! Congratulations Greg! You will find so much utility with it.
Forum: Texas (North) 11-01-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,540
Posted By scard
Retirement. other words here

Retirement.


other words here
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-29-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,401
Posted By scard
Boy, that looks like great fun!!! (But somebody...

Boy, that looks like great fun!!!

(But somebody is about to trade up from that yellow thing on the head with the short boom. In the mail...)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-23-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By scard
Thanks for sharing Mark. You are blessed.

Thanks for sharing Mark. You are blessed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,891
Posted By scard
It was indeed a hoot to watch from the ground! ...

It was indeed a hoot to watch from the ground! Super fun.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-21-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,007
Posted By scard
We had just a splendid time getting to chat with...

We had just a splendid time getting to chat with new and old friends this weekend at MPJ. It was great to see everybody.
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-21-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,419
Posted By scard
Oh, boy, that water is looking nice and warm :).

Oh, boy, that water is looking nice and warm :).
Forum: RV-14 09-15-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,377
Posted By scard
The stated performance numbers at 12-14k' have me...

The stated performance numbers at 12-14k' have me scratching my head a bit. A tad worse than our -9 at that altitude.
Forum: Safety 09-01-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,059
Posted By scard
And just for reference, if I use Bill's numbers...

And just for reference, if I use Bill's numbers in my C/S -9, just as I descend below the tree line, I'll be coming down like a ton of bricks in what would not be considered a landing, but a very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 86,781
Posted By scard
I too would order a Vans "cub" kit...

I too would order a Vans "cub" kit today.
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-26-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,858
Posted By scard
Oh, man, don't tempt me. Our wing is just so...

Oh, man, don't tempt me. Our wing is just so happy up there and a joy to watch the miles just tick away at almost no fuel flow while sucking O2, eating a sandwich (always tastes better at altitude),...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By scard
disposable...

disposable Pipettes
https://www.amazon.com/Basic-Essential-Bottles-Disposable-Graduated/dp/B073WLCQWD/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1535287351&sr=8-6&keywords=disposable+pipette
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-25-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,858
Posted By scard
I hear my -9(A) in the overhead right now. It...

I hear my -9(A) in the overhead right now. It only has about 2000hrs on it. The only thing I wish for is an IO-360 simply for time to climb to FL180 where the fun really begins. I've been really...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By scard
That. The use of a hand file is the very first,...

That. The use of a hand file is the very first, most fundamental, machinist skill required in any apprenticeship. Enjoy the experience of executing basic craftsmanship.
Forum: Interiors 08-13-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By scard
Yep!!! Tanya and I have been "ars in seat" for...

Yep!!! Tanya and I have been "ars in seat" for extremely long days, like 13+, for over a decade and have always been amazed at how we have never, not for a moment, complained that "my ars hurts"... ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 86,781
Posted By scard
Whooop!!! We marvel at that airfoil up high...

Whooop!!!
We marvel at that airfoil up high sucking O2 on the way to/from to the next adventure.
Forum: RV-10 08-12-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,066
Posted By scard
Moral of the story.... Never sell a tool......

Moral of the story....

Never sell a tool... unless it is to make space for a bigger better replacement :).
Forum: Safety 08-11-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 14,599
Posted By scard
Exactly the same for us the last few years. ...

Exactly the same for us the last few years. LiveATC in an earbud while sitting elsewhere, timing our pounce before the rest of the crowd wherever we're parked (FLD), has worked well so far. Rumors...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,115
Posted By scard
I have 2 large tanks cascaded and once in a while...

I have 2 large tanks cascaded and once in a while wish for a third (owned), but the refill cost is so dirt cheap I haven't messed with the 3rd tank.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,275
Posted By scard
Guy, IN, if we can tour your day job hardware......

Guy,
IN, if we can tour your day job hardware... :).
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,243
Posted By scard
TC spent the last week at OSH eyeing and...

TC spent the last week at OSH eyeing and analyzing a -14 build while I was just enjoying the cool weather and relaxing. She was doing critical analysis at the campsite... I think the conclusion was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,115
Posted By scard
Aye. We've only been sucking the custom O2 in...

Aye. We've only been sucking the custom O2 in the airplane for a little over a decade. Not dead yet. Dirt cheap.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,275
Posted By scard
I can hear TC when she reads this at a later...

I can hear TC when she reads this at a later date. "Spaceport what?" But did someone say "Albuquerque Balloon fiesta" <ears up, leans forward with head tilted>
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,312
Posted By scard
"...Turn left. The field is closed for an RV...

"...Turn left. The field is closed for an RV mass arrival." !!!!!!! Wow, solution / problem? No reason in the world that they should have closed the field, but if that is how it is going to go,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,330
Posted By scard
Man, it was painful walking through your tiedowns...

Man, it was painful walking through your tiedowns / camp site every day. I'm glad you made it home.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,409
Posted By scard
I haven't said a whole lot here, but I just have...

I haven't said a whole lot here, but I just have to say that "EAA Board" is most certainly listening, because we have Board members that come seek us out for the express purpose to listen every year....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,330
Posted By scard
Whoop!! Slept in our own bed last night, (like a...

Whoop!! Slept in our own bed last night, (like a rock). We spent some splendid hours at 16.5k' just watching the miles fly by, burning only a drop of fuel at a time. Boy, that -9 wing.. Some RV...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,409
Posted By scard
This is what Iíve been saying. Iíve yet to find...

This is what Iíve been saying. Iíve yet to find an RV driver that agrees.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,851
Posted By scard
Yeah, that. RV time equates to capability to go...

Yeah, that. RV time equates to capability to go half way around the country to get where you want to go. Done that many times. "...3hr flight perfectly executed in 12hrs of flying... landing the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,720
Posted By scard
Brian, don't give up. You don't "have to" get...

Brian, don't give up. You don't "have to" get there on Sat... I've been so heads down at work all week, I haven't had a chance to look at weather, and I don't even care. Came home tonight and TC...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 815
Posted By scard
Ready, Set, ...

OSH!

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-hDnhDvS/0/a548762a/L/i-hDnhDvS-L.jpg

Just in case you wanted to pick out...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-14-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By scard
Thanks Sam, that made my day :).

Thanks Sam, that made my day :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,710
Posted By scard
Oh my, I think Tanya might say the same about me...

Oh my, I think Tanya might say the same about me :). I guess I should check "MY" shipping tote to make sure I'm not over gross.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,710
Posted By scard
We don't ship anything that we can't do without...

We don't ship anything that we can't do without the first day. Everything else is replaceable at Target with a credit card.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,710
Posted By scard
YEP! Looks Very familiar. SOP here. Our...

YEP! Looks Very familiar. SOP here. Our buckets are being packed too.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-08-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,914
Posted By scard
Thanks for the report Pete. We're tracking...

Thanks for the report Pete. We're tracking similarly, except, you're cleaner, faster, and fewer cylinder gyrations than we are.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,662
Posted By scard
"Field Replaceable Unit"

"Field Replaceable Unit"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,673
Posted By scard
Forward upper edge.

Forward upper edge.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-23-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,534
Posted By scard
Yes, they have broken before. It is a simple...

Yes, they have broken before. It is a simple piece of stainless tubing, easily fabricated in a few minutes after you source the tubing... from Vetterman Exhaust if you like :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By scard
My butt and back hurt just thinking about it :).

My butt and back hurt just thinking about it :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,128
Posted By scard
Yeah, what "they" said :).

Yeah, what "they" said :).
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,314
Posted By scard
That is super! You sure showed up and got with...

That is super! You sure showed up and got with it. Congrats.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,722
Posted By scard
Yes! The "innovation" is amazing. Allan, dude,...

Yes! The "innovation" is amazing.

Allan, dude, really?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,814
Posted By scard
Our airplane flies with two very active pilots. ...

Our airplane flies with two very active pilots. On one side is a QT Halo, the other side is a Clarity Aloft, for the last 1900hrs... I've made this comparison in posts in years past. (search). We...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By scard
Hmm, that just sounds like a good ol' fashion...

Hmm, that just sounds like a good ol' fashion good time.... We've been flying some of the same airshows, shooting the... for the past few years.
Forum: RV-14 05-22-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,149
Posted By scard
And here is why one might consider the value of a...

And here is why one might consider the value of a stainless version after "a little" time in service. The spring is darn near "oxidized"...
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,149
Posted By scard
That is a NPT thread. Study the available...

That is a NPT thread. Study the available materials for it's properties, features, behaviors and expectations.

Bill's guidance doesn't need my concurrence :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By scard
If I forget something, I'm making a b-line for...

If I forget something, I'm making a b-line for Karl's tent! He has stuff on his list TWICE.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,787
Posted By scard
Get on with it! The world is your oyster :).

Get on with it! The world is your oyster :).
Forum: Tools 05-16-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,723
Posted By scard
< If Dan is going to get serious > Hmm, me too. ...

< If Dan is going to get serious >

Hmm, me too. But, "He who dies with ... wins." I don't look for excuses, for I spend a lot of time seeking forgiveness :).

I promise, you WILL find an...
Forum: RV-14 05-13-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,898
Posted By scard
Hmm, kinda' like air bags on a pinto with a pair...

Hmm, kinda' like air bags on a pinto with a pair of 16" sub woofers in the back...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,181
Posted By scard
...and, if I squint really hard, they might be...

...and, if I squint really hard, they might be sitting in my original wing stand :).
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-10-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,925
Posted By scard
To revive the conversation... So, Brian, what did...

To revive the conversation...
So, Brian, what did you find? Anything? You started this because you thought you might be seeing the beginnings of a sticking valve.

When cold, we're noticing one...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-09-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By scard
Just for...

Just for...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-09-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By scard
What exactly are you looking for? I have an...

What exactly are you looking for? I have an original 9A uncut panel and an untouched F-6103 OVSZ in the shop right now.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,634
Posted By scard
This sounds like a fear based topic. Nervous...

This sounds like a fear based topic. Nervous pilots? There will be other airplanes within sight. Even at ATW. Solve that at home in many ways.

Mission objective is KOSH with your "showplane". ...
Forum: RV-14 05-05-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,490
Posted By scard
Most of that. Thanks Mike. Personally, I would...

Most of that. Thanks Mike.
Personally, I would have expelled only one four letter word, then just picked it up off the floor and continued executing with the "new", "untested", "experimental" part,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,139
Posted By scard
There was another hat sighting this morning in...

There was another hat sighting this morning in the great North West. And many thanks to fellow RV driver / builder and DAR from Oregon, Gary Brown. He is a class act if you are working on an...
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