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Forum: Alternative Engines 11-13-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,355
Posted By Gash
Ouch! Good one. :D

Ouch! Good one. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Gash
Nice work everybody!

Nice work everybody!
Forum: California 11-03-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,041
Posted By Gash
Speaking of buffaloes, my family owned a bull...

Speaking of buffaloes, my family owned a bull stud ranch when I was a kid (where you collect from bulls for AI breeding in registered herds). My dad got the crazy idea to buy the biggest, meanest...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Gash
Thanks Evan, that's a good download. It's nice to...

Thanks Evan, that's a good download. It's nice to see that the Navy doesn't teach the cloverleaf in acro. I remember doing a full-blown 4-loop cloverleaf on my USAF T-38 contact checkride 25 years...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Gash
Thank's Ken. I do have Geza and Mike's Advanced...

Thank's Ken. I do have Geza and Mike's Advanced Aerobatics book. Forgot they wrote a basic one too. I'll take a look.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Gash
I'll take a look, thanks. Next stop Amazon...

I'll take a look, thanks. Next stop Amazon...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Gash
I see Michael at IAC contests...didn't even know...

I see Michael at IAC contests...didn't even know he wrote manuals. I'll have to drop in and get an autographed copy next time I'm in SNA.

Update: I downloaded a PDF copy of Michael Church's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Gash
Looking for spins and basic aerobatics training materials

I'm a CFI teaching my kids how to fly. As they get more advanced certificates, they've been asking for some spin, upset recovery and basic aerobatics training. I am glad to oblige, as I've been doing...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-25-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Gash
Thanks for giving the link to the part Carl....

Thanks for giving the link to the part Carl. That's very good web etiquette. You win the internet for today!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-02-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By Gash
Now if Foreflight and Dynon software could just...

Now if Foreflight and Dynon software could just communicate with each other, this would be useful in flight for Dynon customers. :mad: You may recall that I wrote to Foreflight about this a few...
Forum: California 09-27-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,041
Posted By Gash
Thumbs up I go to Catalina all the time. Runway condition...

I go to Catalina all the time. Runway condition is good enough, and there's certainly nothing an RV owner needs to worry about there. Myron is right about the small rocks, keep your head on a swivel....
Forum: Reviews 09-06-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,308
Posted By Gash
Ok, thanks that's good to know!

Ok, thanks that's good to know!
Forum: Reviews 09-05-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,308
Posted By Gash
Just keep it properly inflated at all times....

Just keep it properly inflated at all times. That's the key. I've never blown a tail wheel in years of backcountry flying. (great, I just jinxed myself...)

Another good thing to bring along is a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 86,328
Posted By Gash
It's called a Bearhawk. The 4-Place and the...

It's called a Bearhawk. The 4-Place and the Patrol do all of this. You can do 4-cylinder or -6. I had Bearhawk 4-Place with IO-540 and sold it last year. It was by far the best bush plane I've ever...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,002
Posted By Gash
I hope you do a presentation at Oshkosh next...

I hope you do a presentation at Oshkosh next year. I'd love to hear stories about your adventure.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,140
Posted By Gash
Excellent news!

Excellent news!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the photos Luca! It looks like...

Thanks for the photos Luca! It looks like everyone had a good time at the most beautiful airport in Italia. Hai fatto volare l'aereo? Come era il tempo?
Forum: RV-12 08-08-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 84,227
Posted By Gash
Great video! It's so green there too! For us dry...

Great video! It's so green there too! For us dry desert people, that place looks like a landscape from another planet.
Forum: International 08-08-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By Gash
You'll have to pay VAT no matter what. It's how...

You'll have to pay VAT no matter what. It's how they get the colonists to pay back the cost of all the tea that was dumped in Boston harbor. :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-06-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,415
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the great write up and photography!

Thanks for the great write up and photography!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 86,328
Posted By Gash
I saw the Vashon at Oshkosh. It's a really nice...

I saw the Vashon at Oshkosh. It's a really nice airplane, but I just can't take it seriously until it gets a bigger engine. I'm sure that will evolve over time, so not worried.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,588
Posted By Gash
I enjoyed reading your write ups and seeing the...

I enjoyed reading your write ups and seeing the photos. Very interesting stuff here Otis. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Gash
Thanks, but I really need it at Hawthorne.

Thanks, but I really need it at Hawthorne.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Gash
Looking for hangar space at Hawthorne Muni (KHHR)

I would like to rent a hangar or some shared hangar space for my RV-7 at Hawthorne Municipal KHHR. This would be for long term rental over several months/years. If anybody has any leads, please let...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,757
Posted By Gash
Congratulations Shawn!

Congratulations Shawn!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,835
Posted By Gash
I have found that the absolute very best chemical...

I have found that the absolute very best chemical for removing dried on bugs is good old Dawn dish soap mixed with water. Apply liberally to the bugs, then wait a couple minutes for them to get soft....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-27-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,969
Posted By Gash
Vlad wins the internet AGAIN...

Vlad wins the internet AGAIN today!

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Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-26-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,969
Posted By Gash
Vlad wins the internet for...

Vlad wins the internet for today!

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,330
Posted By Gash
Sign me up for two of the leading edge lights!...

Sign me up for two of the leading edge lights! I'll buy them at OSH if you have them there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By Gash
Thanks everyone! I really appreciate it.

Thanks everyone! I really appreciate it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By Gash
Thanks Vic. I'll go take a look at it. What do...

Thanks Vic. I'll go take a look at it. What do you use to clean out the line? I would probably use 100LL unless there's a more elegant solution.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By Gash
Low manifold pressure on takeoff?

I just did a takeoff where the engine only made about 15 inches MAP at full throttle, mixture full rich, 950 ft pressure altitude. The engine sounded the same, felt like it was making full power, and...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 06-11-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By Gash
Hey Ryan, I have an RV-7 out here at Goodyear....

Hey Ryan, I have an RV-7 out here at Goodyear. I'd be glad to take you up sometime. I'll PM my contact info.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,334
Posted By Gash
Great scores guys!

Great scores guys!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,707
Posted By Gash
I heard it's going to be Spinal Tap...

I heard it's going to be Spinal Tap (http://www.spinaltapfan.com/).
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-23-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By Gash
...this is one more excuse for me to come to...

...this is one more excuse for me to come to Australia and fly with you guys. My son is up in Taree right now. I think it would be wonderful to see that area by air!
Forum: Safety 05-19-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,632
Posted By Gash
Good eye Vic!

Good eye Vic!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,033
Posted By Gash
Ron, I like the format of your "RV Leaderboard"....

Ron, I like the format of your "RV Leaderboard". Thanks for doing this--it'll be easier to keep up with the RV pilots in IAC. Congratulations to everyone so far--very nice showing guys!
Forum: International 05-18-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,410
Posted By Gash
I would like to follow your adventure. This is...

I would like to follow your adventure. This is very interesting! Please take photos and give us a write up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,780
Posted By Gash
Ok that got me laughing! One of my favorite...

Ok that got me laughing! One of my favorite movies!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,780
Posted By Gash
Meh. Don't worry about it. It's just another...

Meh. Don't worry about it. It's just another camping trip. You can be as comfortable or as primitive as you choose to be. The point is that you can actually fit plenty of comfort into your little RV...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,992
Posted By Gash
Grandpa used to tell me stories about bringing...

Grandpa used to tell me stories about bringing his B-25 back to Okinawa on fumes after a bombing mission. The field would be socked in, and he would have to find his way down on the LFR four-course...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,992
Posted By Gash
You're exactly right. I blew out a front...

You're exactly right. I blew out a front crankshaft seal on my RV-8 a few years ago and visibility went to zero with an oil covered canopy. I used my Dynon Skyview synthetic vision to line up on and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,780
Posted By Gash
I've been to Oshkosh several times in the RV-8....

I've been to Oshkosh several times in the RV-8. Here's the packing list I used. I'll be taking my RV-7 this year, and I suspect I can pack more stuff in it. I've always been able to fit everything...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,742
Posted By Gash
Absolutely! We RV dawgs gotta stick together. See...

Absolutely! We RV dawgs gotta stick together. See you at Santa Maria!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,742
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the excellent write up Brian! I'm...

Thanks for the excellent write up Brian! I'm sorry that I didn't see you there...I have a cracked exhaust on my Extra and was waiting on parts. I'll be at Coalinga though, so I hope to see you there....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,630
Posted By Gash
OSH for sure! Consider flying in Sunday afternoon...

OSH for sure! Consider flying in Sunday afternoon once the field re-opens after a thunderstorm. There will be hundreds of planes coming from every direction, holding at both lakes, guys garbaging up...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-05-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By Gash
Wedding anniversary: annual

Wedding anniversary: annual
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By Gash
Congratulations! That's a beautiful airplane!

Congratulations! That's a beautiful airplane!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,580
Posted By Gash
Way to go Jerry! That's really impressive. Now...

Way to go Jerry! That's really impressive. Now it's time to move up!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,614
Posted By Gash
Scott, that's probably the best advice ever. It...

Scott, that's probably the best advice ever. It always works out somehow. It seems like each time I go, there's a minor irritant like being too close to banging porta johns, or a wet spot that...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-08-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,837
Posted By Gash
Hilarious! I love it!

Hilarious! I love it!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-08-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,837
Posted By Gash
I never saw those. Somebody post a link!

I never saw those. Somebody post a link!
Forum: Interiors 04-03-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 53,593
Posted By Gash
I just paid my deposit for the interior on my...

I just paid my deposit for the interior on my RV-7. Looking forward to it! I'll send over pics when it's delivered/installed in June.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,176
Posted By Gash
Thanks for the advice Scott. You make a very good...

Thanks for the advice Scott. You make a very good point! I will do it like you describe.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,176
Posted By Gash
I haven't used the Weld On #3 yet, but the brain...

I haven't used the Weld On #3 yet, but the brain trust at the airport here says it's the right stuff to use on these cracks. I'm told it's very "watery", so be sure to tape underneath during...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-30-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,837
Posted By Gash
All good points. I was negative down on both...

All good points. I was negative down on both hammers, the wedge was weak...need to pull right to 45, and you're exactly right about the snap. I was over 140 kts so had to pull power. From now on I'll...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-30-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,837
Posted By Gash
Bill, I used 6'x30' white vinyl tarps for the box...

Bill, I used 6'x30' white vinyl tarps for the box markers. I nailed them down to the ground with 12" spikes through the grommets. Using a GPS and a 4-wheeler, it took me 3 days to get the markers...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-30-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,837
Posted By Gash
Fixed the link--try it again guys.

Fixed the link--try it again guys.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-29-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,837
Posted By Gash
Video: Aerobatic Practice

Here's a video of my aerobatic practice (https://youtu.be/a6G37MrFUkA) today. This is the Intermediate Free sequence that I'll fly in IAC contests this year. It's not flown in an RV, but I guess it's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,176
Posted By Gash
I'm getting ready to repair a similar canopy...

I'm getting ready to repair a similar canopy crack on my RV-7. I'm going to stop drill it with a #40 for acrylic. I don't think a 1/16" is big enough. That's a 1.59 mm diameter, and I don't think...
Forum: Safety 03-26-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,415
Posted By Gash
Great topic! Here’s my small contribution. I...

Great topic! Here’s my small contribution. I always add Vaseline covered cotton balls in a ziploc sandwich bag to my survival kits. These make the best and easiest fire starters. I use them all the...
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