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Forum: RV-12 Today, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By Dave12
Jeff, check pmís.

Jeff, check pmís.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-15-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,079
Posted By Dave12
RVís and S.O.B.ís. (Some other brand)

RVís and S.O.B.ís. (Some other brand)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-13-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,041
Posted By Dave12
Hey pal, bring me that bolt. I know the man for...

Hey pal, bring me that bolt. I know the man for the job.
Forum: RV-12 11-07-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,934
Posted By Dave12
Still trying to figure out who is kidding who?

Still trying to figure out who is kidding who?
Forum: RV-12 11-05-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By Dave12
Any pictures?

Any pictures?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-05-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,151
Posted By Dave12
Check your pm's

Check your pm's
Forum: RV-12 10-23-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By Dave12
Check pm's.

Check pm's.
Forum: RV-12 10-22-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,982
Posted By Dave12
Did the same thing a year ago/150 hrs. . I used...

Did the same thing a year ago/150 hrs. . I used a 30$ amazon clone and a two inch cooling fan that cost about 4$. The power come right off the hot terminal on the regulator. Switched by the...
Forum: RV-12 09-24-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,696
Posted By Dave12
I have been using the alternative Amazon...

I have been using the alternative Amazon regulator for 100 hrs. with a small 2 inch wide fan blowing directly on the fins also. It is working great. I just piggybacked the hot wire for the fan to...
Forum: RV-12 09-13-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By Dave12
Anxious to see pics of some of your ideas Joe!

Anxious to see pics of some of your ideas Joe!
Forum: RV-12 09-13-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,869
Posted By Dave12
I just swapped mine out. Wifey and I were...

I just swapped mine out. Wifey and I were planning a flight to Belfast, Maine for the third annual rv fly in and I thought since I had the cowl off to look it over, why not swap them out. Took...
Forum: RV-12 09-04-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,886
Posted By Dave12
My Harbor Frieght rivet puller has pulled an...

My Harbor Frieght rivet puller has pulled an estimated 35,000 rivets without any failures. A bit hard to complain about it.
Forum: RV-12 08-26-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,957
Posted By Dave12
I've been using a John Deere clone for 150 hours...

I've been using a John Deere clone for 150 hours now. The first one lasted 50 hrs. The second one with a small cooling fan mounted just on top of the fins has been going for 100 hrs. now. I like...
Forum: RV-12 08-13-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,718
Posted By Dave12
Governor just can't catch a break! Are we...

Governor just can't catch a break! Are we talking about Chester Springs and Ellsworth?
Forum: RV-12 08-12-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,718
Posted By Dave12
Great video Brent! Rahm Immanuel should hire...

Great video Brent! Rahm Immanuel should hire you. You made Chicago look like such a nice place:D
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,409
Posted By Dave12
Jerry Mander is watching closely and has...

Jerry Mander is watching closely and has mentioned a libel/slander suit. Watch what you say fellers.
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,949
Posted By Dave12
Thanks Barry. Are they quickly removed or will...

Thanks Barry. Are they quickly removed or will removal require wrenching?
Forum: RV-12 08-04-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,949
Posted By Dave12
Are they bolted by design? How long does it take...

Are they bolted by design? How long does it take to get them off? Thanks.
Forum: RV-12 08-04-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,276
Posted By Dave12
Both of the RV's I have built were right on the...

Both of the RV's I have built were right on the money according to Van's claims.
Forum: RV-12 08-03-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,949
Posted By Dave12
Thank you, my point exactly. I would love to...

Thank you, my point exactly. I would love to find someone that has used a set.
Forum: RV-12 08-02-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,949
Posted By Dave12
My youngest daughter wants to learn to fly and I...

My youngest daughter wants to learn to fly and I am considering teaching her in the 12. The pedals are too far away for her short legs. Has anyone used vans pedal extensions? If so, what did you...
Forum: RV-12 08-02-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,949
Posted By Dave12
Pedal extensions

Does anyone have any experience with the extensions from Vans? How well do they work?
Forum: RV-12 08-01-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,788
Posted By Dave12
I built my 2nd 12 in 6 months.

I built my 2nd 12 in 6 months.
Forum: RV-12 07-29-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,608
Posted By Dave12
About as cool as it gets!

About as cool as it gets!
Forum: RV-12 07-29-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,409
Posted By Dave12
Same here Tony. I probably carry 20 lbs. on the...

Same here Tony. I probably carry 20 lbs. on the center section.
Forum: RV-12 07-28-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,409
Posted By Dave12
Gas tank retrofit

I don't know if this has been discussed, but could someone at Kosh look into the feasibility of retrofitting the new tank to the standard 12?
Forum: RV-12 07-19-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By Dave12
I have shot them with the D180 and I think the...

I have shot them with the D180 and I think the presentation is the same. If memory serves, the localizer will be across the bottom jus under the hsi and the glide slope will appear just to the right...
Forum: RV-12 07-17-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,651
Posted By Dave12
I find that the 12 is much more comfortable to...

I find that the 12 is much more comfortable to fly than the 6/7/9's. By design it is just roomier. It is also easier to get in and out of. You don't have to step on the seat either. I have been on...
Forum: RV-12 07-15-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By Dave12
Governor, are you making name tags?

Governor, are you making name tags?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-15-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 87,771
Posted By Dave12
[QUOTE=Vlad;1187892]Thanks for kind words...

[QUOTE=Vlad;1187892]Thanks for kind words everyone. Dave12 couldn't be possible without you thanks for the mag replacement and timing....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-14-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 87,771
Posted By Dave12
A chance meeting with Vlad means good things are...

A chance meeting with Vlad means good things are about to happen! He is the one and only........Vlad!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-07-2017, 06:03 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 87,771
Posted By Dave12
http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Ru...

http://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Russia%202017/Anadyr%20-%201%208.jpg[/QUOTE]

Hey pal, if this is the "Russian Bear" you speak of, he looks a bit thin? Our Bear is not impressed.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-04-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 87,771
Posted By Dave12
Was thinking the same!

Was thinking the same!
Forum: RV-12 07-01-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,719
Posted By Dave12
Seriously, if you care about build quality, do...

Seriously, if you care about build quality, do not buy this pre molded component.
Forum: RV-12 07-01-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,258
Posted By Dave12
Hey Dog, how many do you need?

Hey Dog, how many do you need?
Forum: Northeast 06-30-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,022
Posted By Dave12
Just talking about it yesterday, it's just around...

Just talking about it yesterday, it's just around the corner!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-30-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 87,771
Posted By Dave12
Finally, I was wondering when you were going to...

Finally, I was wondering when you were going to spill the beans?
Forum: RV-12 06-29-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,979
Posted By Dave12
Thanks Ron. Looks good.

Thanks Ron. Looks good.
Forum: RV-12 06-29-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,979
Posted By Dave12
Nice work John!

Nice work John!
Forum: RV-12 06-28-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,979
Posted By Dave12
Just curious if anyone has done/is doing anything...

Just curious if anyone has done/is doing anything like this? If so, what equipment are you using?
Forum: RV-14 06-23-2017, 05:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,460
Posted By Dave12
Not a fan of the tandem.

Not a fan of the tandem.
Forum: RV-14 06-22-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,460
Posted By Dave12
Thanks Chris.

Thanks Chris.
Forum: RV-12 06-22-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,656
Posted By Dave12
Scott, can you elaborate on what lead to this...

Scott, can you elaborate on what lead to this notification?
Forum: RV-12 06-22-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By Dave12
Jeff, if you decide to buy the project, verify...

Jeff, if you decide to buy the project, verify that the seller is the person that is registered with vans as the builder. Then you will need a bill of sale that will transfer ownership of the kits...
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,460
Posted By Dave12
Hey Chris, can you measure from the top of your...

Hey Chris, can you measure from the top of your spar carry through to the canopy sill for me?
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,460
Posted By Dave12
I was wondering if one you guys could measure the...

I was wondering if one you guys could measure the distance between wing root and the canopy sill. The 12 is 8" and I am wondering how much higher the 14 is? Just curious how much higher I will have...
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,460
Posted By Dave12
Then I will have a shot at keeping up with you?😜

Then I will have a shot at keeping up with you?😜
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,460
Posted By Dave12
I will take you up on that. How far along are...

I will take you up on that. How far along are you?
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,460
Posted By Dave12
Was wondering about that!

Was wondering about that!
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,460
Posted By Dave12
Will be the very last purchase. Governor, you...

Will be the very last purchase. Governor, you making fun of me? It won't end well.
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,460
Posted By Dave12
New builder (possibly)

Hey fellers, I am thinking about moving up two notches to a 14. Yes, I am fixin to squeeze the trigger on a 14 (RV not mini, but I like those too). I have been pondering this for several years and...
Forum: RV-12 06-12-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,122
Posted By Dave12
I know Jetguy, I don't think he needs the cash.

I know Jetguy, I don't think he needs the cash.
Forum: RV-12 06-06-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,177
Posted By Dave12
Smartarse!

Smartarse!
Forum: RV-12 05-29-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,235
Posted By Dave12
The 12 is easier to enter and exit. I also find...

The 12 is easier to enter and exit. I also find it is more comfortable. I still like the 9's and they are very fuel efficient, although they do require avgas. Don't tell Vlad I said this. I am...
Forum: RV-12 05-28-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,642
Posted By Dave12
I have come to expect innovation from Joe. That...

I have come to expect innovation from Joe. That is one interesting 12!
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-25-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,001
Posted By Dave12
W.W.V.D. What would Vlad do? :D

W.W.V.D. What would Vlad do? :D
Forum: RV-12 05-18-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,938
Posted By Dave12
Agreed....

Agreed....
Forum: RV-12 05-11-2017, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,887
Posted By Dave12
Weren't you the guy with the cell phone?

Weren't you the guy with the cell phone?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 65,663
Posted By Dave12
Spark coming from a new slick?:D

Spark coming from a new slick?:D
Forum: RV-12 05-03-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,893
Posted By Dave12
An Alternative

I have 3 ruptured discs in my lower back and always need lumbar support. I had the stock seats in my 1st 12 and did not like them either. On my 2nd 12 one big change that I knew had to be made were...
Forum: RV-12 04-15-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,173
Posted By Dave12
A 12 came into the shop I work at with this noise...

A 12 came into the shop I work at with this noise and I quickly determined it was the stall warning. Pull the audio fuse and if it goes away, that's it.
Forum: RV-12 04-15-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,990
Posted By Dave12
In almost 600 hrs. of 12 time, the only time I...

In almost 600 hrs. of 12 time, the only time I have smelled fuel was when the floats were heavy.k
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