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Forum: RV-7/7A 04-04-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,449
Posted By boandrv7a
Richard - The video you reference is not one that...

Richard - The video you reference is not one that I did. If you have a link to it, i'd like to see it!

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-04-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,449
Posted By boandrv7a
Gasman - Thanks for the comment. I agree with...

Gasman - Thanks for the comment. I agree with your theory!

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-03-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,449
Posted By boandrv7a
The plane has a little over 300 hours. There...

The plane has a little over 300 hours. There were no modifications made, but I was not the builder and never looked at the bolt prior to the collapse. I did have a pre-inspection done, but this...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-03-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,449
Posted By boandrv7a
RV-7a Nose-Gear Collapse Part 3 - Video of the retaining pin

Part 3 - I got a bunch of questions about the nose-gear retaining pin. I took a video of the mangled retaining pin (the pieces I could find).

See it...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-03-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,974
Posted By boandrv7a
NICE!!!! Congrats!

NICE!!!!

Congrats!
Forum: RV-14 03-28-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,007
Posted By boandrv7a
I took the crotch straps out of mine too. Jim

I took the crotch straps out of mine too.

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-19-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,202
Posted By boandrv7a
Scott - Thanks for posting that!!! The day...

Scott - Thanks for posting that!!! The day before the incident, I was out in the RV doing TnG's (actually did a video on it - https://youtu.be/X3X-ieGvcmk). Was a nice day for that kind of thing! ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-18-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,202
Posted By boandrv7a
Right on... Now you can hear me in all my...

Right on... Now you can hear me in all my goofyness...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-18-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,202
Posted By boandrv7a
I had the nose-gear and engine mount over at the...

I had the nose-gear and engine mount over at the A/P, so I didn't get any video of it, but I will.

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-17-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,202
Posted By boandrv7a
Hey Pat - Sorry, I was not flying the plane when...

Hey Pat - Sorry, I was not flying the plane when the incident happened, so I'm not certain what the actual conditions were and what mistakes were made. The pilot said he bounced and the conditions...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-16-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,202
Posted By boandrv7a
That happens to me sometimes... I find that if I...

That happens to me sometimes... I find that if I wrap my head in tinfoil, stand on one leg and hold hangers in both hands, it works...

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-16-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,202
Posted By boandrv7a
Hmmmmm... I just tried it. Worked fine??? Jim

Hmmmmm... I just tried it. Worked fine???

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-16-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,202
Posted By boandrv7a
RV-7a Nose-Gear Collapse Part 2...

For those of you who PM'd me and asked questions, here is an updated video now that the engine has been removed and more damage revealed:

The AV8R's...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-15-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,034
Posted By boandrv7a
As others have said... Always one at a time! Ask...

As others have said... Always one at a time!

Ask me how I know...
Forum: RV-12 03-15-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,663
Posted By boandrv7a
Wow - There must be something unique to those...

Wow - There must be something unique to those fuel system setups. Hmmm. would love to hear a follow-up.

Jim
Forum: RV-12 03-15-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,761
Posted By boandrv7a
I dunno... Going back to my back-country roots,...

I dunno... Going back to my back-country roots, one of those stol 750's with one of those engines would be pretty darn fun!

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-14-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,063
Posted By boandrv7a
Thanks Dave!

Thanks Dave!
Forum: RV-10 03-14-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,316
Posted By boandrv7a
Thanks guys! Great info! Jim

Thanks guys! Great info!

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-14-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,169
Posted By boandrv7a
I've got the Superior XP. It is supposed to like...

I've got the Superior XP. It is supposed to like mogas but, it doesn't. In fact, I tried it a couple times and it just sputters and farts. That was using the winter blend. As others have posted,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-14-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,063
Posted By boandrv7a
OK - Really Stupid Question...

Hey Guy's - So, my RV is in the process of being repaired from a nose-gear failure. 20 minutes after my first post, you guys figured out likely what caused it.

As the 7a is being repaired, I'm...
Forum: RV-12 03-14-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,761
Posted By boandrv7a
Viking looks like one of the coolest options...

Viking looks like one of the coolest options around. I've watched some of the videos on youtube. Seems to be a safe option.

I'm all for new GA engines and development. Too long in the making!

Jim
Forum: RV-10 03-14-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,316
Posted By boandrv7a
RV-10 CG

Hey Guy's - I'm curious, are you RV-10 drivers able to use your entire useful load? I also have a V35B and, until I had a bunch of **** taken out of tail (30 years of old wire, King HSI, etc), I had...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-14-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,100
Posted By boandrv7a
I had heard good things about the iCom. I had...

I had heard good things about the iCom. I had one in my RV-7a and had nothing but problems with it. It would just stop transmitting intermittently. Sent it back twice and had two avionics shops...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-14-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,034
Posted By boandrv7a
When I got the 7a it only had one installed. I...

When I got the 7a it only had one installed. I had a second installed on the pilot side. It was a PITA and expensive to have the second installed (I'm sure most around here could do the work, so it...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-14-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 70,701
Posted By boandrv7a
Love this thread! I'm curious, how did this RV...

Love this thread!

I'm curious, how did this RV get wrecked?

Beautiful work!

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-10-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,938
Posted By boandrv7a
Here is a better pic. Let me know what you...

Here is a better pic. Let me know what you think. See if the link works.

http://s157.photobucket.com/user/jdaco/media/IMG_7340_zpsldwlkkba.jpg.html?sort=3&o=1
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-10-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,938
Posted By boandrv7a
Geez - Sure looks like it! :mad: I'll take a...

Geez - Sure looks like it! :mad: I'll take a detailed look tomorrow when I am out there!!!

This place is already paying dividends!!!

Thanks!

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-10-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,938
Posted By boandrv7a
Thank you for that!!!

Thank you for that!!!
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-10-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,938
Posted By boandrv7a
I don't think it is - But I'll take better...

I don't think it is - But I'll take better pictures and let you all decide. I'm not a builder, so any input you all can give is much appreciated!!!

Thanks!

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-10-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,938
Posted By boandrv7a
KFTG. Just outside of Denver! Jim

KFTG. Just outside of Denver!

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-10-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,938
Posted By boandrv7a
Thanks Mike! Jim

Thanks Mike!

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-10-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,938
Posted By boandrv7a
Yes, it twisted. I'll take better pics this...

Yes, it twisted. I'll take better pics this weekend!

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-10-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,938
Posted By boandrv7a
I'll take a bunch of pictures of it and post...

I'll take a bunch of pictures of it and post them. The A&P said everything looked installed correctly. I dunno! It's one of those things where you never really know what happened.

Edit: I'm...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-10-2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,938
Posted By boandrv7a
It's weird! The bolt did not shear. I would...

It's weird! The bolt did not shear. I would have thought it would have!

Thanks!

Jim
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-09-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,938
Posted By boandrv7a
Is 301 the Denver chapter?

Is 301 the Denver chapter?
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-09-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,590
Posted By boandrv7a
I have a pair of them...

I found them uncomfortable on long flights. Be happy to send them to you. I'm on the road, but I'll post a picture next time I'm at the hanger.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-09-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,938
Posted By boandrv7a
New Member From Colorado

Hey Guy's - Been lurking around for a while... Love the forums and decided to join.

I fly a Bonanza and an RV-7a (currently being repaired because of a nose gear failure and prop-strike...
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