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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-10-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,768
Posted By gnuse
Thank you so much for this help. As I stated...

Thank you so much for this help.

As I stated previously, I am just replacing the SS tape that has been on the plane since new.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-07-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,768
Posted By gnuse
Thanks, Vince, but my Rocket has moved...

Thanks, Vince, but my Rocket has moved on.....years ago.

As I am trying to replace the SS tape on one flap, I am afraid your suggestion doesn't apply.

Hopefully someone will answer my first post.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-07-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,768
Posted By gnuse
RV-8 flap removal to replace SS tape

Dragging this thread out as it is one of many on VAF that is timeless.

My RV-8 has this stainless tape and an edge has come loose. Efforts to reattach it were unsuccessful, so I am OK with...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-17-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By gnuse
I should mention that Reggie stated that his new...

I should mention that Reggie stated that his new display is whiter than the original blue display. I think the pictures above confirm that.

The price was reasonable and the turn-around was less...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-16-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By gnuse
VM1000 display overhaul by Reggie

I felt I should share my experience with the support that Reggie gives the VM1000 owners.

The VM1000 display in my RV-8 was disappearing into darkness....literally.

Reggie has been one of the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-13-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By gnuse
Grease on the tap is an easy way.

Grease on the tap is an easy way.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 749
Posted By gnuse
I mounted my antenna next to the starboard vent...

I mounted my antenna next to the starboard vent tube on my RV-8. I have received 100% good ADSB reports. I mounted the uAvionix unit on the side of the gear tower.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-30-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,677
Posted By gnuse
Why do I think Vlad is about to make a post....

Why do I think Vlad is about to make a post. :rolleyes:
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-20-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 27,561
Posted By gnuse
Too much to hope that someone would design a...

Too much to hope that someone would design a "take-apart" solution so that no welding is required? Now that would be truly awesome. :)
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-20-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,214
Posted By gnuse
Have you checked with Allen -- Byonics? I have...

Have you checked with Allen -- Byonics? I have always had great help from him.
Forum: APRS Tracking 07-24-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,010
Posted By gnuse
Are you talking N153MC? If so, check the PM I...

Are you talking N153MC? If so, check the PM I just sent you.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-13-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,840
Posted By gnuse
Glad you got the weight of the paperwork low...

Glad you got the weight of the paperwork low enough for the 8 to get back in the air. ;)
Forum: APRS Tracking 05-23-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,281
Posted By gnuse
Thumbs up The V6 made a big difference in my RV-8 wingtip...

The V6 made a big difference in my RV-8 wingtip installation. Thanks to Allen for getting me to change from what you were using. He is very, very good at keeping you up and running IMHO.
Forum: COMM 04-24-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By gnuse
Thanks, I was thinking I had missed out and then...

Thanks, I was thinking I had missed out and then you come to save the day.

George
Forum: COMM 04-24-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By gnuse
It appears that cable upgrade offer ended in...

It appears that cable upgrade offer ended in March.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,670
Posted By gnuse
Sam, any chance you will be able to supply us...

Sam, any chance you will be able to supply us with some measurements? Thanks.
Forum: RV-4 01-26-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,151
Posted By gnuse
That video sure hooked me......still fun to watch!

That video sure hooked me......still fun to watch!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,623
Posted By gnuse
Last year I had my 430 upgraded to WAAS. Shopping...

Last year I had my 430 upgraded to WAAS. Shopping for price is not an option, but I realized that the cost of the upgrade was close to the increase in value of the unit. Garmin prices increase on a...
Forum: RV-14 01-02-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,018
Posted By gnuse
I got mine from Abby, and it made a dramatic...

I got mine from Abby, and it made a dramatic difference in reducing cold air entry. Her's are very nicely made.
Forum: Southeast 07-11-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 689
Posted By gnuse
What would you like to know? I live near by, flew...

What would you like to know? I live near by, flew there yesterday. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,702
Posted By gnuse
Regardless of your conclusions, I think Sam and...

Regardless of your conclusions, I think Sam and others will concur, that getting your HAM license (for many of us a life long dream) and the costs involved make APRS a worthy piece of technology....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,365
Posted By gnuse
Just a hint, but possibly you moved the Schrader...

Just a hint, but possibly you moved the Schrader valve and moved some dust/debris out of the seal. Not positive, but I would remove it and clean it off or replace it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,612
Posted By gnuse
I stumbled on this build from the past. Seems a...

I stumbled on this build from the past. Seems a reasonable solution, cost and time wise.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=119593&highlight=tail+jack
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,612
Posted By gnuse
Thanks for the input. I wonder if my wife will...

Thanks for the input.

I wonder if my wife will miss her Yoga pad.

As for leveling the aircraft that is good if there is a way to accomplish this. I have been hoping to find one of those tail lifts...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,612
Posted By gnuse
Leaning into cockpit, how do you not slide down wing?

I hate leaning over the fuselage to undo the multitude of screws inside my RV-8. To add to that there is the aggravation of sliding down the wing and painful knees. Maybe it is winter and cold temps...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-26-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 28,686
Posted By gnuse
Kit Sn 81074 Rivets in place, so no holes for...

Kit Sn 81074
Rivets in place, so no holes for bolts. :)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-12-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,997
Posted By gnuse
Thanks to this video, Bode will forever know the...

Thanks to this video, Bode will forever know the moment he fell in love with the experience of aviation!

It never is boring to watch magic of this kind.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 477,309
Posted By gnuse
http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s47/gnuse/IMG_3...

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s47/gnuse/IMG_3252_zpstyosm6kc.jpg (http://s149.photobucket.com/user/gnuse/media/IMG_3252_zpstyosm6kc.jpg.html)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,180
Posted By gnuse
I can't wait to hear of someone using the new...

I can't wait to hear of someone using the new Removu S1. Not sure they are out in the public's hands yet, but the initial videos are impressive.

My Drift mounted to an inspection plate produced...
Forum: Rocket 12-12-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 38,795
Posted By gnuse
This is all very good news. Dan, don't make me...

This is all very good news.

Dan, don't make me post a picture of my RV-8 or yours with my F1 Rocket. :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-25-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,363
Posted By gnuse
Always interesting to watch the altimeter unwind...

Always interesting to watch the altimeter unwind below 0. :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-12-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,504
Posted By gnuse
I was pretty sure you did, thus the ;-) at the...

I was pretty sure you did, thus the ;-) at the end of my post

. I really should learn how to make :);) these things show up as they are more effective at showing humor, etc.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-12-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,504
Posted By gnuse
I love Odyssey batteries. I followed Dan's advice...

I love Odyssey batteries. I followed Dan's advice recently and removed my 5 year old PC680 and put in a 925, layed on its side and with terminals facing backwards. I sure wouldn't go with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,117
Posted By gnuse
Hear, hear! Dan.

Hear, hear! Dan.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,249
Posted By gnuse
The viewers of the flight won. The game, don't...

The viewers of the flight won.

The game, don't ask, it wasn't the important thing. :)
Forum: APRS Tracking 09-12-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,026
Posted By gnuse
Well Bob, I would only add that all of this data...

Well Bob, I would only add that all of this data has been available on the APRS sites, such as APRS.fi for years. In the cases you mention, it just seems to have been presented differently.:)
Forum: APRS Tracking 09-12-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,310
Posted By gnuse
I do have some photos, but they don't show much....

I do have some photos, but they don't show much. I simply used 3M trim tape on the bottom of my wing tip, inside the tip of course. I then laid the antenna down on the tape and put another piece over...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-06-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 160,195
Posted By gnuse
When we flew our Lewis and Clark flight, the...

When we flew our Lewis and Clark flight, the folks at Mustang Aviation in Pierre met us at the counter after the line guys help tie our planes down, with the following question which I have never...
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-16-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,524
Posted By gnuse
Because Joe announced the new site after this...

Because Joe announced the new site after this thread was started. :) No longer sad!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-12-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 40,582
Posted By gnuse
I think the fact that Vlad can do what he is...

I think the fact that Vlad can do what he is doing is a testament to what is possible in our great country.
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-09-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,524
Posted By gnuse
That is great news. I hope Joe realizes how much...

That is great news.

I hope Joe realizes how much his efforts have been appreciated and I expect will be into the future.

Maybe this thread title should be changed!
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-03-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,583
Posted By gnuse
My experience exactly. Allen is great with...

My experience exactly. Allen is great with customer service and just a very good person.
Forum: APRS Tracking 07-23-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,524
Posted By gnuse
Joe has provided a wonderful resource over time...

Joe has provided a wonderful resource over time with his APRS site.

For those that have not visited it, you might not understand why it is so significant for what it does. It is nothing like...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-21-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,124
Posted By gnuse
Mannan was a positive influence in my RV life,...

Mannan was a positive influence in my RV life, both before and after I owned one. Thanks for the memory.
Forum: APRS Tracking 06-11-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,310
Posted By gnuse
Yes, it is horizontal in the wingtip. It is held...

Yes, it is horizontal in the wingtip. It is held down with 3M auto trim tape in the wingtip as the Pete Howell was. Allen did suggest that I move the GPS as far away from the RTG as possible so that...
Forum: APRS Tracking 06-10-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,310
Posted By gnuse
Here is the antenna page link: ...

Here is the antenna page link: http://www.byonics.com/mt-antennas

It is the V6 antenna.

I was very happy with previous antenna, however this antenna is outperforming it. I only mention this as a...
Forum: APRS Tracking 06-10-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,310
Posted By gnuse
Thumbs up Thanks to Byonics and Allen!

My RTG with Pete Howell antenna has been serving me well since it was first installed in my RV-8 wingtip. Recently I noticed it wasn't getting out in the manner I had become accustomed. Allen said to...
Forum: Reviews 06-10-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,038
Posted By gnuse
Your post title got my attention. Thought someone...

Your post title got my attention. Thought someone had removed my license plate. :)

The people at IFLY with their GPS's are always helpful in my experience. I really like the readability of my i740...
Forum: APRS Tracking 04-23-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,893
Posted By gnuse
Sam and all, That worked. Not sure what happened...

Sam and all,

That worked. Not sure what happened to emails, but Allen responded quickly after website contact.

George
Forum: APRS Tracking 04-22-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,893
Posted By gnuse
I will try that. Thanks.

I will try that. Thanks.
Forum: APRS Tracking 04-21-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,893
Posted By gnuse
Yes to that address, Sam. No replies since the...

Yes to that address, Sam.

No replies since the end of January.
Forum: APRS Tracking 04-21-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,893
Posted By gnuse
Byonics missing?

I have been emailing Allen with no success for over a month now. Are they still operating?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,192
Posted By gnuse
I guess I starting flying in the GPS age. I also...

I guess I starting flying in the GPS age. I also started racing cars in the Halon age.. early 70's. It was a dangerous era, one that showed that the early forms of Halon we carried on-board were...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,192
Posted By gnuse
There is an exception that allows Halon in...

There is an exception that allows Halon in aircraft according to ACS and the mfg. of my halon extinguisher.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-12-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,414
Posted By gnuse
Very cool photos! Nice to see my old T-6 is...

Very cool photos!

Nice to see my old T-6 is still a workhorse.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,141
Posted By gnuse
Spotted: SNJ and yellow RV-4

I sure wish I knew who flew over 9A0/Dahlonega, GA. this morning in an SNJ with a yellow RV-4 wingman. I missed them by minutes and wanted to say hi. I did wave. :)
Forum: Safety 03-03-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,021
Posted By gnuse
Glen, were you ever a glider pilot? That...

Glen, were you ever a glider pilot? That discipline makes the pattern very clear and understandable. No confusion with a throttle.:)
Forum: Florida (South) 02-24-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,585
Posted By gnuse
Makes you want to have rear view mirrors! :)

Makes you want to have rear view mirrors! :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-19-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,318
Posted By gnuse
Wow, a U.S.Marines RV-8, a Shelby, and an R/T....

Wow, a U.S.Marines RV-8, a Shelby, and an R/T. Not much not to like about this YouTube video. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Autopilots 02-14-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,989
Posted By gnuse
My conversion was virtually PnP using the Trio...

My conversion was virtually PnP using the Trio cable. As the Navaid didn't use GPS, the only addition was to run the wire Trio told me about with the connector they provided to my 430. It was very...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-13-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,515
Posted By gnuse
I have used my TopFlite gun for over 20 years...

I have used my TopFlite gun for over 20 years now. It has served my model airplane needs and even more shrink wrap tasks.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-11-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,196
Posted By gnuse
I sure wouldn't put a hole in the...

I sure wouldn't put a hole in the webbing.......ex-race driver speaking.
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