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Forum: RV-10 08-03-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By sirlegin
Are you installing a/c in the 9?

Are you installing a/c in the 9?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 34,504
Posted By sirlegin
This was my first visit to Oshkosh and I flew my...

This was my first visit to Oshkosh and I flew my 9A, and held for 2 1/2 hours after a 6 1/2 hour flight. As I didn't know any better I was glad I practiced slow flight and following railway lines and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,112
Posted By sirlegin
Satanís spawn Iv'e been done building for 7 years...

Satanís spawn
Iv'e been done building for 7 years already and have 600 + hours of fantastic flying. Those clamps are still my worst nightmare but brilliant in working for the cause
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-11-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,494
Posted By sirlegin
I have a call in to Clint. Thanks Can you tell...

I have a call in to Clint. Thanks
Can you tell any differences?
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-11-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,494
Posted By sirlegin
Any ideas where you can get the add on turn downs...

Any ideas where you can get the add on turn downs that fit the Vetterman exhaust pipes?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,049
Posted By sirlegin
Folding bikes

Has anyone experience with the Dahon Speed Uno. I need two to fit in my 9A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By sirlegin
Agree. Been there done that in my Fadec conversion

Agree. Been there done that in my Fadec conversion
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By sirlegin
Don't use the guy Sibirsky did!!

Don't use the guy Sibirsky did!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 414,081
Posted By sirlegin
http://i67.tinypic.com/154g46s.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/154g46s.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 707
Views: 414,081
Posted By sirlegin
<a href="http://tinypic.com?ref=154g46s"...

<a href="http://tinypic.com?ref=154g46s" target="_blank"><img src="http://i67.tinypic.com/154g46s.jpg" border="0" alt="Image and video hosting by TinyPic"></a>
Forum: Safety 04-16-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,813
Posted By sirlegin
As would be said "DOH!!"

As would be said "DOH!!"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,644
Posted By sirlegin
Well done. I have been a happy customer for many...

Well done. I have been a happy customer for many years.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,846
Posted By sirlegin
I did my transition training with Mike Segar in...

I did my transition training with Mike Segar in his 6A and he is based out of a grass field
Forum: COMM 02-10-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,394
Posted By sirlegin
Ditto this and judging by all the problem posts...

Ditto this and judging by all the problem posts the GTR200 or non A radio is the clear answer.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-30-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 340,944
Posted By sirlegin
Sorry Vlad, please don't hit me. It was a text...

Sorry Vlad, please don't hit me. It was a text book landing though.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-30-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 340,944
Posted By sirlegin
https://www.facebook.com/nigel.goad/videos/1020560...

https://www.facebook.com/nigel.goad/videos/10205604860948076/
Takeoff at a bumpy runway and landing on a smooth runway
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,658
Posted By sirlegin
Thanks for the replies. My plane is painted and I...

Thanks for the replies.
My plane is painted and I use wash and wax to get the bugs off every flight but not the whole plane. I have been flying for 7 years and have used Rejex once on the entire...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,658
Posted By sirlegin
RV Washing

What is the best way to do a complete wash of your RV?
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-20-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 440,770
Posted By sirlegin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1bmMA1iA_4 Keep...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1bmMA1iA_4

Keep pounding those rivets !!
Forum: RV-10 01-19-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By sirlegin
It's most definitely coming from a small opening...

It's most definitely coming from a small opening in the firewall which RTV will fix as soon as you can locate it. Flashlight in a dark hangar I've heard works well. I have the Sensorcon which has...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,698
Posted By sirlegin
http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/lgpages/tire...

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/lgpages/tiresensor.php?clickkey=4809133
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By sirlegin
Talking I tink you are postage argh fyne

I tink you are postage argh fyne
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 26,885
Posted By sirlegin
52F between last year and this year.

52F between last year and this year.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-02-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,160
Posted By sirlegin
Van's cannot confirm for sure this engine would...

Van's cannot confirm for sure this engine would fit with available factory components, so I am asking the experts.

I believe you have asked the experts. The only real difference between the 2 is...
Forum: COMM 12-30-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By sirlegin
I converted my old DC's to ANR which was good but...

I converted my old DC's to ANR which was good but nothing in comparison to the Bose A20's which my wife and I have 1 each now. Really rich sound in stereo and good noise reduction and I can still...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By sirlegin
Merry Christmas RVer's

Thanks Doug for a great site and Happy holidays to all you RVer's and GA fliers.
Happy skies for 2018 and beyond
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-16-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,534
Posted By sirlegin
Has time told anything yet?

Has time told anything yet?
Forum: RV-10 12-16-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,299
Posted By sirlegin
Has anybody with questionable Odyssey 680 battery...

Has anybody with questionable Odyssey 680 battery woes upped their voltage regulator to 14.7 volts with any success?
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-15-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,756
Posted By sirlegin
I'm glad you were paying attention. Thanks

I'm glad you were paying attention. Thanks
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-14-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,756
Posted By sirlegin
Here's what I use in my 9A 160HP Catto 3...

Here's what I use in my 9A 160HP Catto 3 blade

POWER SETTING PERCENTAGE
RPM X 100 + MP (INCHES)
60=100%
57=95%
51=85%
48=75%
45=65%
42=60%
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,696
Posted By sirlegin
I used oak baseboard material with fiberglass...

I used oak baseboard material with fiberglass wrapping. They work really well and I also videoed my takeoff's and landing's and there is zero shimmy.
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-06-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,421
Posted By sirlegin
You are wrong, but correct me if I'm wrong

You are wrong, but correct me if I'm wrong
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-06-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,421
Posted By sirlegin
6 years flying my 9A 0320 dual lightspeed, fuel...

6 years flying my 9A
0320 dual lightspeed, fuel injected, catto 3 blade

VNE Never Exceed Speed 210 mph
VNO Maximum Structural Cruising Speed 180mph
VA Maneuvering Speed 124mph
VFE Maximum Flap...
Forum: Interiors 12-02-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By sirlegin
Leather has been excellent for me in looks and...

Leather has been excellent for me in looks and wear and comfort, 7 years on
Forum: Formation Flying 12-01-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,114
Posted By sirlegin
Very nice indeed. I miss that countryside

Very nice indeed. I miss that countryside
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,865
Posted By sirlegin
I second Mark's idea

I second Mark's idea
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By sirlegin
My 9a, flying for 6 years has a filter in the...

My 9a, flying for 6 years has a filter in the boost pump and spider valve. Removed the gascolator 4 years ago as it it not needed. Removing the boost pump filter is not an issue during inspection
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-24-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,091
Posted By sirlegin
My 0320 fuel injected takes 6 seconds, WOT and...

My 0320 fuel injected takes 6 seconds, WOT and full rich, of boost pump then turn it off and crank. Starts on first swing of prop every time.
I learnt about the amount of time with boost pump for...
Forum: COMM 11-24-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By sirlegin
I agree entirely. I've had the same results with...

I agree entirely. I've had the same results with my install
Forum: RV-12 11-22-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,299
Posted By sirlegin
Fantastic!!

Fantastic!!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-22-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,382
Posted By sirlegin
On my 0320 engine oil temp should be 120 before...

On my 0320 engine oil temp should be 120 before takeoff?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 18,116
Posted By sirlegin
Make me smile by Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel....

Make me smile by Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel. Also those magnificent men in their flying machines on a lighter note
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,175
Posted By sirlegin
Couldn't agree more, plus Oregon is beautiful...

Couldn't agree more, plus Oregon is beautiful especially in an RV. You can also catch large crayfish in the river by Mike's airport by hand. An 8 year old showed me and my wife how to do it!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,714
Posted By sirlegin
I put in 2 X 4 drop in fluorescent's which work...

I put in 2 X 4 drop in fluorescent's which work very well lighting wise. You have to remember if you are testing radio and electronics they interfere dramatically, although it was a supreme win for...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-07-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,586
Posted By sirlegin
Takes a little trimming but very easily done and...

Takes a little trimming but very easily done and does not show
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,571
Posted By sirlegin
Glad it all worked out. One thing I have noticed...

Glad it all worked out.
One thing I have noticed in all the replies is that no one has stated go/no go flight conditions. There are so many available outlets, FSS, internet etc that asks why would...
Forum: Texas (North) 10-02-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By sirlegin
I too didn't realize I had touched down with the...

I too didn't realize I had touched down with the mains!! So smoooth..
Regardless if people say you can land where you want coming in from the North, that would be an FAR bust if you touch down before...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,833
Posted By sirlegin
I was insane for 7 1/2 years. Then I was a...

I was insane for 7 1/2 years. Then I was a Hero... Go figure
love flying my RV. Worth every minute
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-01-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,147
Posted By sirlegin
From the FADEC group: I was at AirVenture...

From the FADEC group:



I was at AirVenture last week and stopped in at the Continental tent. I talked to one of their tech reps there and asked; Since you now own Superior and sell Lycoming look...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-25-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By sirlegin
Nice one Rick

Nice one Rick
Forum: Texas (North) 06-06-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,666
Posted By sirlegin
Oh dear. I get it!!

Oh dear. I get it!!
Forum: Texas (North) 06-05-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,666
Posted By sirlegin
I must be missing something. What is the BC...

I must be missing something. What is the BC Squadron?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 598
Posted By sirlegin
52F Northwest Regional Airport Runway Closure

For all those at 52F..
Where are you taking your machines during the runway rebuild project for approximately 8 weeks?
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
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Views: 2,973
Posted By sirlegin
Good luck refilling your 02 tank in New mexico....

Good luck refilling your 02 tank in New mexico. You need a doctors prescription
Forum: RV-12 03-23-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,685
Posted By sirlegin
Same can be applied to my old TR7

Same can be applied to my old TR7
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-21-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,605
Posted By sirlegin
I just had exactly the same thing happen to my...

I just had exactly the same thing happen to my 9A. Dynon D10 amps were up in the 30's and 40's with 14.2 volts being generated.
I noticed the last couple of times I flew the prop did not spin as fast...
Forum: Safety 02-26-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,286
Posted By sirlegin
Well done Walt and happy Birthday.

Well done Walt and happy Birthday.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-06-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,231
Posted By sirlegin
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/3Ow6lugsj5ibmbW1...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/3Ow6lugsj5ibmbW1gxgDM_O91T81SVMEKmvKibvcyevTqw7w3foCoG-1v0ndU2--u6JjwZqnZu7nCQr9Yxdm9clMEtRDQBv2EZDaZarcE8czkQBKxVEHapbp9H74OHp7x7Go4r3oVNqljNIETyRTQMN2NuG0pmO-_LRJ1i...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-06-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,231
Posted By sirlegin
I had my headset jacks installed in the cross...

I had my headset jacks installed in the cross brace between the seats which worked well. I have since installed the almost 14 mod and the headset jacks now go in the center piece provided by anti...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-19-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,317
Posted By sirlegin
I did the same thing and used 15lb fishing line...

I did the same thing and used 15lb fishing line as a straight edge profile and adjusted until the proseal set. The result was and still is the most perfect straight line in the history of straight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,598
Posted By sirlegin
Nose job Skid plate Oil separator Almost 14 - not...

Nose job
Skid plate
Oil separator
Almost 14 - not yet installed but imminent
Good quality products all, plus you get a cap which makes you look like a farmer.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-17-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 30,450
Posted By sirlegin
HA! Hope you have more than that. :D The panel...

HA! Hope you have more than that. :D


The panel is the expensive part but whatever you spend it will be well worth the money,
Even my wife agrees !!!
RV9's rock
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