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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By Bruce
2018 OSHKOSH WEB CAMS

Web cams are LIVE

https://www.eaa.org/en/airventure/eaa-airventure-news-and-multimedia/eaa-airventure-webcams/webcam-south

See you the 25th.

Boomer
Forum: Polishing your RV 06-21-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By Bruce
Use micro fiber cloth and corn starch after...

Use micro fiber cloth and corn starch after polishing.
Will pick up all the black in cracks etc..
Forum: Polishing your RV 06-21-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By Bruce
GB, I will try and answer some of the questions....

GB,
I will try and answer some of the questions. I used Nuvite system to polish.
1. Naphtha or mineral spirits if you want between coats. Corn starch for final coat.
2. Sometimes you have to make up...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 405,289
Posted By Bruce
Garrett, Still getting great comments on this...

Garrett,

Still getting great comments on this pic .

Thanks
Boomer
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-06-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 599,931
Posted By Bruce
Garrett Still getting great comments on this...

Garrett
Still getting great comments on this pic.

Great job,
Boomer
Forum: International 04-23-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By Bruce
Talking Jaybird Do you need someone to Carry your...

Jaybird

Do you need someone to
Carry your luggage :cool::cool:
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-12-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,951
Posted By Bruce
Or slacks. Hey DAVE

Or slacks.

Hey DAVE
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 04-03-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,135
Posted By Bruce
RIP----Stu "FALCON" McCurdy

Class Of 1964 USAF AcademyBio: Stuart B McCurdy

Stu McCurdy was born in Providence RI where he grew up, graduating from Classical High School in 1959. He then received an appointment to the United...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-30-2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By Bruce
I would check infinity sticks first and then...

I would check infinity sticks first and then McMaster Carr .

Might have to buy spacers to fill hole like the one on right.

Boomer
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-23-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,791
Posted By Bruce
Rob, I used same setup. Check using 2 LR3C...

Rob,
I used same setup.

Check using 2 LR3C units

Check amps on SD-8 @2500 rpm
I would recommend 410 model @2500rpm

Good job,
Boomer
Forum: RV-14 03-17-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By Bruce
Could make extension out of metal that is used on...

Could make extension out of metal that is used on the rudder pedals.
Couple of an-3 bolts.

That will help to new parts get down under.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By Bruce
Or in "THE BOX"

Or in "THE BOX"
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-09-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By Bruce
Mike, T67 and Jay Pratt is the man and...

Mike,

T67 and Jay Pratt is the man and place.
Plenty of builders and planes to look at and
Great place to eat as well.

Jay is the RAINMAN in the RV business.

Boomer
Forum: Propellers 03-07-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By Bruce
Jay Pratt will like this video.:D

Jay Pratt will like this video.:D
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-28-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By Bruce
Press on. Did the same thing

Press on.
Did the same thing
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-05-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Bruce
+1 on Larrys advice. Been there.

+1 on Larrys advice.

Been there.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-05-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,318
Posted By Bruce
Michael, I used a -3 bolt and 2 big washers and...

Michael,

I used a -3 bolt and 2 big washers and then ground on wheel.
Can't remember the washer size but the 1" size sounds right.
You should have a stack of the washers in the kit.

You have to put...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,849
Posted By Bruce
Van is the Man

Van is the Man

Congrats,
Boomer
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-27-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,775
Posted By Bruce
Kahuna, Check connecting hose from intake to...

Kahuna,

Check connecting hose from intake to cylinder on bottom.

Cracked hose or failed clamp ??

Boomer
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By Bruce
Happy Veterans Day Smokey Boomer

Happy Veterans Day Smokey

Boomer
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-26-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,666
Posted By Bruce
B & C aircraft and Stein are great.

B & C aircraft and Stein are great.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-14-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Bruce
Scott, I Just talked with Jay Pratt about...

Scott,
I Just talked with Jay Pratt about these.

They are hole locaters for opaque fiberglass parts.
I saw it on Vans sight.

Drill hole.
Place magnet in hole.
Use washer and another magnet on other...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-13-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,840
Posted By Bruce
Matt, It's not the aileron. Your left flap is...

Matt,
It's not the aileron.
Your left flap is low.
Induced drag at high speed.

Level plane and measure full length of
Flap from out to in on right and then do the left.

After that rerig ailerons
Forum: RV-14 08-31-2017, 03:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 933
Posted By Bruce
Rob, 1 roll of 2" will last a while.

Rob,
1 roll of 2" will last a while.
Forum: Southeast 08-22-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 21,869
Posted By Bruce
Greese Great job. Boomer

Greese

Great job.

Boomer
Forum: RV-14 08-22-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,920
Posted By Bruce
Blue painter tape on mushroom and Black...

Blue painter tape on mushroom and

Black electrical tape on rivets and you will be pro:D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-15-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 121,700
Posted By Bruce
Scooter Press on Boomer

Scooter

Press on

Boomer
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,735
Posted By Bruce
Boomer Join the crowd:eek: Boomer

Boomer

Join the crowd:eek:


Boomer
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-10-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 599,931
Posted By Bruce
Bob is enjoying it now. Great build. Boomer

Bob is enjoying it now.
Great build.

Boomer
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-09-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By Bruce
24'U Haul low boy ramp. No problems and very low...

24'U Haul low boy ramp.

No problems and very low price.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-01-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,203
Posted By Bruce
Jerry, Nice walking with you on the Veteran...

Jerry,
Nice walking with you on the Veteran march.
Glad they walked us on the show line.
My 2 Navy buddies really enjoyed it and we're very moved
By the whole march.

Boomer
Forum: Rocket 07-30-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,895
Posted By Bruce
Brad, Told you it was sweet.:D Nice chatting...

Brad,
Told you it was sweet.:D

Nice chatting with you.

Excellent build.
Love the paint.

Velocity yellow rocks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,276
Posted By Bruce
And left patterns. Fisk to 18R--i.e. Jack R...

And left patterns.
Fisk to 18R--i.e. Jack R approach.:(
Forum: Texas (North) 07-16-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By Bruce
Walt Page 6 90 Cessnas--July 22 Sat----2:30...

Walt
Page 6

90 Cessnas--July 22 Sat----2:30 CDT

100+ Bonanzas---?????

60 Mooneys--July 23 Sun---11:00 CDT
Forum: Texas (North) 07-16-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By Bruce
Walt Page 8 Notam Limited info. I think actual...

Walt
Page 8
Notam

Limited info.
I think actual times on EAA website
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By Bruce
Mike, Some mods on my sight Boomer

Mike,
Some mods on my sight

Boomer
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,692
Posted By Bruce
DR You should be so proud. It great when Audrey...

DR
You should be so proud.

It great when Audrey can lead the pack.
Congrats to all her hard work.

She will be the next DR in the family.

Boomer
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-30-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 98,222
Posted By Bruce
Vlad You are the man:D Flew races with...

Vlad
You are the man:D

Flew races with Bob.
Glad he is still with us, everyday with what he did.
Will remember him for a while.


When are you headed to Oshkosh???
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,929
Posted By Bruce
I will jump in. Today if you want too, but They...

I will jump in.
Today if you want too, but
They might put you on a mower.:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By Bruce
Paul, As they said in the old days "Balls to the...

Paul,

As they said in the old days
"Balls to the wall"

Down low.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,879
Posted By Bruce
Doug, Congrats on 10!!! Keep up the good...

Doug,
Congrats on 10!!!
Keep up the good work.

Remember when you gave out numbers.
Still posted below. PITA for you, now Tate.

It is a great community.
Flying done for now. Just lerking.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-02-2017, 02:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,303
Posted By Bruce
I would verify timing again. 20* does not seem...

I would verify timing again.

20* does not seem right.
Also do you have EI?? On one side?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,775
Posted By Bruce
These classes are great experience. I see Mark...

These classes are great experience. I see Mark Forss and Kohler are still
At it.
You will love the squeezer. Pneumatic will be you friend on -4 rivets. hand on the -3.

Welcome to the club.

YOU CANT...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2017, 04:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 21,803
Posted By Bruce
Talking And he is a WILDCAT FAN:D

And he is a WILDCAT FAN:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,542
Posted By Bruce
Congrats PAUL

Congrats PAUL
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2017, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,278
Posted By Bruce
Larry, And buy more than 1:rolleyes:

Larry,
And buy more than 1:rolleyes:
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-15-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,931
Posted By Bruce
50-100 1/8 inch copper 300-500 3/32 inch...

50-100 1/8 inch copper
300-500 3/32 inch silver

Get wedgeloc (sp?) type.

There is a difference
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,688
Posted By Bruce
Would agree 100% with above. Also take EAA...

Would agree 100% with above.
Also take EAA electronic class and build yourself.
Will enjoy it.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-04-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,839
Posted By Bruce
Same as above and you could buy Vans pre punched...

Same as above and you could buy
Vans pre punched panel. Best option.
Forum: RV-14 01-24-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,714
Posted By Bruce
I would check with Jenny @ Gallager and get...

I would check with Jenny @ Gallager and get quote.

I changed hull amounts while building. That helps when it takes 3 to ?? Years to build.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,842
Posted By Bruce
And you can move strobe back a couple of...

And you can move strobe back a couple of inches.

Can make plated out of .032 and polish:D
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-15-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,255
Posted By Bruce
Dave, A lot of cushions will go a long way.

Dave,

A lot of cushions will go a long way.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2016, 04:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,422
Posted By Bruce
Just think "what would I do if this sight was not...

Just think "what would I do if this sight was not here":confused:

It's cheap fun.

Donate

Boomer
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,088
Posted By Bruce
Yes Went to wing heaven

Yes
Went to wing heaven
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,234
Posted By Bruce
Cleo pliers in a pinch

Cleo pliers in a pinch
Forum: ADS-B 10-06-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,347
Posted By Bruce
Looking for traffic on screen or out the...

Looking for traffic on screen or out the window:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,426
Posted By Bruce
DONATE

This is why EVERYONE should donate to this sight.
It has it all without all the politics!!!!!!


Boomer
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-17-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,122
Posted By Bruce
I took it 2 steps farther. Added 2 more access...

I took it 2 steps farther.

Added 2 more access panels on the lower levels too.
Forum: Midwest 08-18-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 982
Posted By Bruce
Figs will hook you up.

Figs will hook you up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,301
Posted By Bruce
I like it. I was thinking about future and 20...

I like it.

I was thinking about future and 20 years from now how I can get the scooter races on the south end.
My buddy was all over it. We WILL get it done by then.

I am thinking the low flying...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-04-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By Bruce
Jerry, I like the boom patch. Boomer

Jerry,
I like the boom patch.
Boomer
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-03-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,078
Posted By Bruce
Steve, You can grind one side flat on dies. Will...

Steve,
You can grind one side flat on dies.
Will use a lot like that.

Dimple and then check piece with square.
Normal if it bends out slightly.
Just keep checking square.
Hand seamers will also...
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