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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,838
Posted By LifeofReiley
The FAA has their AD and I do myself. There is NO...

The FAA has their AD and I do myself. There is NO regulation that states I can not put out an AD on my product. Research this and let me know if I'm wrong. It is a my AD>!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,838
Posted By LifeofReiley
Copy

AD/SB RV-7A Reiley Darrell V7A1467 N622DR 09/01/2015
Due to extreme flood damage and 4 foot of water with corrosive, unidentifiable contaminates and sludge found in this aircraft the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,838
Posted By LifeofReiley
Never has been sold and is trash. It is full of...

Never has been sold and is trash. It is full of fertilizer with silt I also have issue an AD/SB on this aircraft due to the total loss and damage it incurred.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-01-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 54,027
Posted By LifeofReiley
Never Again

I would not buy squat from Champion as their quality and customer care Bites! YMMV
Forum: Reviews 06-21-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,805
Posted By LifeofReiley
I would just always call and ask to speak with...

I would just always call and ask to speak with him. If no rush, I just dropped an email directly to him. Never was an issue. YMMV
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,681
Posted By LifeofReiley
PM Sent

John,

Just got back from the ranch... sorry, I PM'ed you.

-d-
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-24-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,201
Posted By LifeofReiley
Aviation Permatex and 00 silk for me... works...

Aviation Permatex and 00 silk for me... works Great. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,900
Posted By LifeofReiley
Bret... with the 200 HP and FP you will be at...

Bret... with the 200 HP and FP you will be at 2000 FPM EASY!!! :eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,900
Posted By LifeofReiley
Bret, Constant speed props have there place in...

Bret,

Constant speed props have there place in aviation for sure. In my 24 yrs in the RV world, I've never owed one. Maintenance cost alone sent me to the FP. (Maint Cost: Zero, Ziltch, Nada, 0.00) ...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-15-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,377
Posted By LifeofReiley
Back when I finished up the 2009 7A with a 320...

Back when I finished up the 2009 7A with a 320 the cowling Van's shipped me was labeled 235 cowling as was the shipping/packing slip. It looked narrower... not as "fat" as the 360 cowl. sure looked...
Forum: RV-3 12-14-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,269
Posted By LifeofReiley
Yup... they will not supply old plans, the plans...

Yup... they will not supply old plans, the plans are out there. They have not supplied for years. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 964
Posted By LifeofReiley
The Science of Speed

Craig Catto has a prop on a plane that really performs... 282 Knots (324) mph. WOW... :eek: Page 39 Flyingmag
Forum: RV-3 12-12-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,269
Posted By LifeofReiley
You would be correct from the info I have...

You would be correct from the info I have received from Vans. :)
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-11-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,254
Posted By LifeofReiley
Excellent news... the VP200 lives on.

Excellent news... the VP200 lives on.
Forum: RV-4 12-08-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,189
Posted By LifeofReiley
Are you installing gear leg stiffeners?

Are you installing gear leg stiffeners?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,565
Posted By LifeofReiley
Mena... Oh yes, did I say Mena. :D

Mena... Oh yes, did I say Mena. :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-05-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,681
Posted By LifeofReiley
I can't recall a single failure of either of...

I can't recall a single failure of either of Van's engineered brackets for the strobe pack or ELT. Please, tell us more.
Forum: Tools 12-05-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,522
Posted By LifeofReiley
Thumbs up +1 battery puller/removal tool. :)

+1 battery puller/removal tool. :)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-05-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,807
Posted By LifeofReiley
Yup... it is just paint, fly on. :D I've cut...

Yup... it is just paint, fly on. :D I've cut open a many Tempest filters, they are just as good as any other filter out there.
Forum: RV-4 12-05-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,712
Posted By LifeofReiley
Long Gear... and Vans does not build spars. They...

Long Gear... and Vans does not build spars. They do have a source company. I'll bet MOST RV4's you will come across will have builder assembled spars.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,165
Posted By LifeofReiley
Thumbs up Very thin clear Lexan works real well when making...

Very thin clear Lexan works real well when making these types of repairs for locating the holes and rivet layout/spacing. You can cleco it in place like the skin material and eventually end up with a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,503
Posted By LifeofReiley
Thumbs up Sweet

Absolutely Brilliant!! Great Job, Very nice work. :D Send out the link to the First Flight soon, can't wait.
Forum: RV-4 12-01-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,825
Posted By LifeofReiley
Good news Chad... Make it a Fast Back. I have the...

Good news Chad... Make it a Fast Back. I have the paper templates in my office. :eek: Oh, and no need to count rivets... right? :D
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-28-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,254
Posted By LifeofReiley
Hmm... speak on. It is true. What are you reading...

Hmm... speak on. It is true. What are you reading into the statement?
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-28-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,254
Posted By LifeofReiley
Well... we have dealt with carb ice for ages and...

Well... we have dealt with carb ice for ages and nobody tossed the carb out the window. ? ;)
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-28-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,631
Posted By LifeofReiley
Welcome George... Looks like you have the hang of...

Welcome George... Looks like you have the hang of this already. Happy Building!! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,846
Posted By LifeofReiley
Never needed a primer carb or injection... IMHO a...

Never needed a primer carb or injection... IMHO a waste of time and effort. YMMV :)
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-27-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,254
Posted By LifeofReiley
If somebody wants to send me a burned up VP200...

If somebody wants to send me a burned up VP200 unit and their manual I will see what I can do to get a clone produced and/or replacement parts made. There are a few folks in this field out there. :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-25-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By LifeofReiley
32.27" Wide I believe with the rocker cover...

32.27" Wide I believe with the rocker cover height. :) Heck, 360 numbers minus an inch should get you close enough.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-25-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,254
Posted By LifeofReiley
Heck... someone clone the thing. Or there has to...

Heck... someone clone the thing. Or there has to be someone out there who can fab replacement parts I bet. :D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-23-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,838
Posted By LifeofReiley
If your sump screen has been clean and the filter...

If your sump screen has been clean and the filter is still clean, I would install a NEW spring and fly. Next oil change sent the oil out for analysis.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-21-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,006
Posted By LifeofReiley
It does happen, a lot going on in this area.

It does happen, a lot going on in this area.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-21-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,254
Posted By LifeofReiley
Has anybody asked Marc about the supplier of...

Has anybody asked Marc about the supplier of these parts when he was building these units? Or was he in the fab business too?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-21-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,838
Posted By LifeofReiley
The different springs are color coded and are...

The different springs are color coded and are used with the non adjustable style cap.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-21-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,254
Posted By LifeofReiley
You are not alone... ...

You are not alone... http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=130186&highlight=marc+ausman
Forum: RV-3 11-21-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,267
Posted By LifeofReiley
Stick with a 320 and never look back.

Stick with a 320 and never look back.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-16-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,700
Posted By LifeofReiley
Not one in time 25 years.

Not one in time 25 years.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-16-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,798
Posted By LifeofReiley
Standard brakes and I personally never had any...

Standard brakes and I personally never had any issues.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,511
Posted By LifeofReiley
Thumbs up See Ya...

Time to hop out of that hospital bed Tom, it is your day to go home. :) Give us a holler here when you feel like it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,511
Posted By LifeofReiley
Get Well Bud...

Now Tom, you know you don't like to get behind the cure ball so Get Well Soon!! :)
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-14-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 843
Posted By LifeofReiley
Jimmy Bennett

http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Jimmy-Bennett&lc=1824&pid=176394607&mid=6666487&locale=en_US
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-09-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,278
Posted By LifeofReiley
I'm going to stick with post #5. :D

I'm going to stick with post #5. :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-09-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,278
Posted By LifeofReiley
It has been requested MANY times by many builders...

It has been requested MANY times by many builders to Vans. Nothing happens/changes. I think these errors are their built in Profit margin boosters. :D
Forum: Texas (South) 11-08-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By LifeofReiley
Tie downs are available, watch for deer on the...

Tie downs are available, watch for deer on the runway. I think Enterprise will drop a car if you need one.
Forum: Safety 10-28-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,292
Posted By LifeofReiley
7 ways to scare yourself in an airplane

http://airfactsjournal.com/2015/10/7-ways-scare-airplane/?utm_source=airfacts&utm_medium=email&_bta_tid=3.P80.CSG9tg.DBAL.AY_Vog..Agh2wg.b..l.DG5h.n...9x-kQg&_bta_c=d7arvr1ruj6pk1pha4vfgaktlxh57
Forum: RV-4 10-27-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,589
Posted By LifeofReiley
I would start with this. ...

I would start with this. http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=131046
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-27-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,324
Posted By LifeofReiley
Heck, my car doesn't even use a key. Plane...

Heck, my car doesn't even use a key. Plane didn't have one either. :D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-23-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,523
Posted By LifeofReiley
Best of the Best...

http://www.yellowpages.com/tulsa-ok/mip/mikes-aircraft-fuel-metering-service-2502106#
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-21-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,523
Posted By LifeofReiley
Simple and straight forward and a good learning...

Simple and straight forward and a good learning experience. PM Sent. :)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-09-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,234
Posted By LifeofReiley
New Mission

Vlad,

We have a new assignment for you down here in Texas, you will need to change your heading immediately and head this way. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,099
Posted By LifeofReiley
Scott, you know cookies do not count! :eek:

Scott, you know cookies do not count! :eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,177
Posted By LifeofReiley
Fix the issue and be done, this thread is going...

Fix the issue and be done, this thread is going nowhere!
Forum: Safety 10-08-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,632
Posted By LifeofReiley
I lost many good friends going on a hunting trip...

I lost many good friends going on a hunting trip in a Baron... control lock left in on takeoff everyone dead. very sad but true. :(
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,177
Posted By LifeofReiley
These types of warning labels are important for...

These types of warning labels are important for passengers that are not airplane folks... "I just wanted to help" they say. If you do young eagle flights it is also a good learning tool. I've seen...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-07-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,220
Posted By LifeofReiley
And...

when you are done getting the tubes nice and tight a nice bead of proseal works real well. As mentioned, just because the tubes are tight does not mean they still won't leak. :)
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-07-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,124
Posted By LifeofReiley
Better Price if you want them here

http://aircraftproducts.wicksaircraft.com/item/all-categories/stainless-steel-access-door/km713-16-032?&plpver=10&origin=keyword&filter=&by=prod
Forum: RV-3 10-02-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,726
Posted By LifeofReiley
PM sent

Just sent you a PM...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By LifeofReiley
I would look here...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=1746
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-08-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,134
Posted By LifeofReiley
Good news Greg... make sure you fly her over to...

Good news Greg... make sure you fly her over to T74 when you get a chance. :)
Forum: RV-3 08-27-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,192
Posted By LifeofReiley
Well... a QB RV-3B can now be found, just need to...

Well... a QB RV-3B can now be found, just need to know were to look. :D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-26-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,269
Posted By LifeofReiley
Even better... LOVE it!!! ...

Even better... LOVE it!!!

http://www.cleavelandtool.com/Cleaveland-Valve-Stem-Inflation-Tool/productinfo/VSI50/#.Vd3_h42FOUk
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-26-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,953
Posted By LifeofReiley
Post # 7...

Post # 7 here

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=54491&highlight=engine+mount+gusset
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