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Forum: Electrical Systems 03-26-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,777
Posted By GatorJim
Quote: "For those who are wondering, I used...

Quote: "For those who are wondering, I used PowerPoint to produce this drawing as well as the individual component drawings. I experimented with a couple of the CAD programs others have used, but I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-22-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,548
Posted By GatorJim
Very Nice!!

Luke,

What a way to start the morning at my desk! Arrrgh! I should be at the hangar pounding rivets so I can get my -8 in the air!

Post more clips!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By GatorJim
Is this the one? 11-25-2017, 04:59...

Is this the one?

11-25-2017, 04:59 PM
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,140
Posted By GatorJim
+1 on Bevan Rabell for their work on KX155s. You...

+1 on Bevan Rabell for their work on KX155s. You can actually speak with the tech working on your radio. Old school customer service.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,441
Posted By GatorJim
To seal your antenna, you might try using DAP...

To seal your antenna, you might try using DAP Alex Ultra II Plus from the aviation aisle at Lowes or HD. Recommended by Bob Koehler of EAA Hints for Homebuilders...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-14-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,431
Posted By GatorJim
Nice job, Eddie. Tell me about the landing...

Nice job, Eddie. Tell me about the landing lights.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,442
Posted By GatorJim
"And I still wonder what's in that missing...

"And I still wonder what's in that missing 3.4%"

Simple rounding error.
Forum: Fiberglass 09-13-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,122
Posted By GatorJim
What's the best way to try to clean this mess up...

What's the best way to try to clean this mess up for repair? I'm sure it's going to involve elbow grease and a hazmat suit :([/QUOTE]

Have the cowl pieces tank dipped at your local radiator repair...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,627
Posted By GatorJim
The Orlando-Apopa crowd is hunkering down in...

The Orlando-Apopa crowd is hunkering down in place.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By GatorJim
Not sure about the requirement for all the...

Not sure about the requirement for all the maneuvering. I completed the ADS-B installation and flew two circuits of a large rectangle (6 minute legs) under the Class B veil in Orlando (32 minutes...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-04-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By GatorJim
This has been corrected to the 1-23/32" dimension...

This has been corrected to the 1-23/32" dimension on later versions of the plans.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 24,649
Posted By GatorJim
And for providing Lycoming with sufficient...

And for providing Lycoming with sufficient incentive to effect a cure.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-01-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,835
Posted By GatorJim
Antenna placement

Now here's someone with antenna placement issues:

http://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/MRANTENNA_diagram_Boeing_0.jpg
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-30-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,869
Posted By GatorJim
Two Words

Shoe Goo.

Get it at Walmart. Won't let go.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
Posted By GatorJim
LittleMoosePrints

Anybody heard from Korey Chapman recently? I ordered a VAF hat and sent him money in September, 2016 per his instructions. Despite monthly followup emails, no response.

Just wondering if he is okay?...
Forum: Reviews 04-19-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,656
Posted By GatorJim
MIA?

Anybody heard from Korey Chapman recently? I ordered a VAF hat and sent him money in September, 2016 per his instructions. Despite monthly followup emails, no response.

Just wondering if he is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,998
Posted By GatorJim
In my experience, the primary difference between...

In my experience, the primary difference between an expensive torque wrench and a cheap one is the sound the owner makes when the expensive one hits the concrete floor in the hangar.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,010
Posted By GatorJim
This Camloc latch may be what you are thinking...

This Camloc latch may be what you are thinking about:

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/appages/cessnapart110.php
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,786
Posted By GatorJim
Providenciales in the Caicos or (with some...

Providenciales in the Caicos or (with some planning for the overflight of Cuba) Grand Cayman.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,660
Posted By GatorJim
"I would be interested in knowing how you loaded...

"I would be interested in knowing how you loaded the airplane up the narrow ramp of a Penske truck."

I used a sling around the engine mount and lifted the fuselage/engine/prop combination to truck...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,660
Posted By GatorJim
Krea, After trying to arrange for various...

Krea,

After trying to arrange for various alternatives (rail, over the road truck, etc.) for several months, I rented a Penske truck and moved an RV-8 project from NW Arkansas to Florida. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,330
Posted By GatorJim
And you must be a "citizen of the United States"...

And you must be a "citizen of the United States" in order to register the aircraft with the FAA.

Jim Heekin
Orlando, FL
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,888
Posted By GatorJim
Yes and Maybe

SportAir workshop is definitely worth it (but they are available at various times and locations during the year). Whether it's worth it to miss two days of the big show is a personal judgment call.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,608
Posted By GatorJim
Advice from my banker

Use a line of credit instead of a construction loan. The construction loan includes a lot of requirements (more work) for the bank in order to authorize draws. Also, the interest rate is typically...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,429
Posted By GatorJim
Can I ask a question about primers?

Can I ask a question about primers?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,576
Posted By GatorJim
Nicely done, sir!

Nicely done, sir!
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-15-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,847
Posted By GatorJim
Mere coincidence, I'm sure. GO GATORS!!

Mere coincidence, I'm sure. GO GATORS!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,663
Posted By GatorJim
Danny, I'm getting ready to install the brakes...

Danny,

I'm getting ready to install the brakes in my RV-8 and was planning to use the individual reservoirs. Have you ever had an issue with your brake reservoirs hitting the forward bulkhead?

Jim...
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