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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By redbaron
Reg and taxes

I,m holding off due to the tax man/woman will send a tax bill when they find a new reg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-09-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,845
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up RV12 Prop and spinner

Whirlwind is great to work with. I have their 3 Blade and spinner on my 12 which has a Vikingaircraftengine.com which has no time limit (5 min then back to 80% power) also fuel injected and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-06-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,454
Posted By redbaron
Smile 3 blade whirlwind prop

I have installed a 3 blade Whirlwind prop on my RV-12. They are a great company to work with. wwpc@.whirlwindpropellers.com
Forum: Autopilots 11-13-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By redbaron
Ex wife

Functionality and ease of use needs to be considered as well...for Ex wife? smile
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,897
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Steinair

Steinair, YES<YES<YES+
Forum: RV-10 11-06-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By redbaron
Smile Behind G3X pnl

The documentation for the RV-12 G3X install would give you a good in site of how they install the equiptment.
Forum: Alternative Engines 10-24-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 25,368
Posted By redbaron
Smile honda vs rotex

Your engine is rated at 110 hp and has no time restriction ( 5 min on rotax ) the Rotax must drop to 80 hp after 5 min,s a big plus on climbout
Forum: RV-4 10-14-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By redbaron
Smile Prop

Be shure to check out the Whirlwind props. I have a 3 blade on my RV127
Forum: RV-14 10-14-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,459
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Work bench

Be shure to put down indoor carpet on top and over the edges of the work bench.
Forum: RV-14 10-13-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,459
Posted By redbaron
Smile Parts

Harbor Freight has some great 6x12" parts trays,with lids that work. I use about 6-7 of them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,687
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Wiring

Work with steinair on a video for in a/c wiring.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By redbaron
Smile Rv 10 pnl and wiring

Be for you do anything call Steinair avionics or email them. They did my avionics and wiring. Saved me time are great to with.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,012
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Trim speed

The Garmin G3X will adjust the trim speed reference (slow it down) as the a/c speed increases.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,879
Posted By redbaron
Smile Flaperon settings

Go back to basics, under the flap arm there is a mix box and a 3 to 4 " bolt that sets the mix box correctly before drilling the 4 bolts under the baggage floor to set the flaps. Check the build...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,654
Posted By redbaron
Cool Independence,or eaa get to gether this weekend

Check the eaa weeked outing at independence,or. Vans rep will be there with thr RV12IS
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-06-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,280
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Steinair

My and your best path to go is to contact Steinair and ask then whaf is best. I BOUGHT the garmin pkg thru Vans. Steinair supplied the pkg and wire harness and were great to work with. CALL THEM!
Forum: RV-10 07-22-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,874
Posted By redbaron
Smile Great photo,s

Great photo,s and nice king charles.we missed this year but will be bring or RV next year
Forum: California 07-15-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By redbaron
Any former PSA pilots in the group ?

FORMER. PSA PILOTS IN THE GROUP?
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-09-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 92,264
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up sling 4

Would love to Vans buy out the group from So Africa that produces the Sling 4 and make changes to upgrade to a slightly larger engine
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-26-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,122
Posted By redbaron
AOA

Even with the wings finished it an easy install
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-24-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,498
Posted By redbaron
RV-12

Vikingaircraftengines, look uner sale then RV-12
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-24-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,498
Posted By redbaron
Fiberglass much less work

Look at Vikingaircraftengines on line They have completed fiberglass unit for about $250. you only have to glue it place and some minor trimming.
Save our $$ on materials and time.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-01-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
POH
Views: 7,503
Posted By redbaron
POH Me to thanks,Rich pfsailaway@mchsi.com

POH Me to thanks,Rich pfsailaway@mchsi.com
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-01-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 38
POH
Views: 7,503
Posted By redbaron
POH

Me to thanks,Rich pfsailaway@mchsi.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By redbaron
Wink rudder

call vans parts dept and ask for copy of parts list for rv 12 rudder
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-16-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,348
Posted By redbaron
Tools

I have 3 pnu pullers from harbor freight that work great one set to pull #40s and one to pull #30. Also use their sprayer for priming. used their taper reamer.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 23,131
Posted By redbaron
Strut ends

Make shure that the ends are metal rather than the original plastic ends
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-08-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,402
Posted By redbaron
Sling 2

After I finish my RV-12 I plan to build the Sling-4 and power it with a Vikingaircraftengine.com. The Sling aircraft are on par with Van,s with the addition of their software program. For the Sling 2...
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,947
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Wiring

Give Steinair.com a call I think they supply to Van,s They should be able to help
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,546
Posted By redbaron
1000 tables

I have used 2 1000 tables that I carpeted for the last 2 years. I mounted a vice at one corner, mounted with lag screws for easy removal. worked out great.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-04-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,873
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up canopy dont fiberglass

ck out vikingaircraftengines web site they have a prefinished fiberglassed canopy skirt for the RV12 It is great and saves hours of work
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-07-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,454
Posted By redbaron
Smile 3 blade prop

Be sure to check out the WHIRLWIND 3 Blade for the RV-12
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,806
Posted By redbaron
Smile And we in the field also agree

Shanna has been GREAT TO WORK with, on the phone and when we get to meet her in person in the field.
THANKS,Rich
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-26-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,085
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up barrel locking clips

Clips included in parts kit per vans
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-24-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,085
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up barrel locking clips

Van,s is including the barrel locking clips in pars kit
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-24-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,085
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up barrel locking clips

Van,s is including the barrel locking clips with the parts kit.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-24-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By redbaron
Smile rough spar

Mine was the same. Talked the Van,s Tech and was advised NOT to touche the spar
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-17-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 37,098
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up SB 18-02-02 and SB18-02-03

Part Number Sb 18-02-02 is for Ser Bul 18-02-02 $ 20.00
Part Number Sb 18-02-03 is for Ser Bul 18-02-03 $10.00
this from the last page of the ser Bul's
Forum: GPS 02-07-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By redbaron
Cable

Garmin manual says to not cut the cable but coil it. Impedence issue
Forum: Safety 01-25-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,829
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Best of luck

Best of luck on your project. What if you leave the hanger doors open?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-14-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,383
Posted By redbaron
Smile Wing Fit,NOT

The fwd wing tabs that I installed were on the wrong wing. There is a left and a right. I had to remove 600 rivets and open up the inboard and center upper wing skins. I ordered new forward spars (3...
Forum: RV-10 01-11-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,411
Posted By redbaron
Smile Rudder trim tab

Todd, Just give van,s order dept. a call, It,s not listed.
Forum: RV-10 01-10-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,411
Posted By redbaron
Smile Rudder trim tab

Vans has a nice rudder trip kit. nice and very low cost. give them a call
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By redbaron
tool

give me a call 7079981140 Rich
Forum: RV-14 12-31-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,779
Posted By redbaron
Smile Don't like fiberglass work

For my RV12 I bought a prefinished unit from Vikingaircraftengines.com. The cost was worth the saved time and mess.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-19-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,909
Posted By redbaron
Smile New tank support and aft bulkhead

Check that the updated tank support and the split aft baggage bulkhead has been done. I must due items
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-08-2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up gmu022

Im RV12 838. MINE IS MOUNTED on the top of the tail section per Vans. I also put the stiffner to minimize movement of the tail.
I mounted the adsb box on the aft side of aft baggage bulkhead and tied...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,306
Posted By redbaron
Wink 3 channel head set

My hear aids have 3 channels one set for normal,2 set for restrants 3 set for playing hand bells. You might want to being in your head phones and have hearing aid person adjust one cbannel for flying
Forum: RV-14 09-13-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,235
Posted By redbaron
mic/headset holes

the Mic and headset jacks have two sizes when I installed the lemon jack I left the original jack so if someone had there non lemo mic/beadset they could use them
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-06-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,100
Posted By redbaron
Red face Must have tools, yes must have

From Cleveland Tools
Deluxe Air hose and manifold ACDLXKIT $136
Quick change tool kit QCKITW $190
2nd Quick change chuck( for second drill) QC65 $128
#30 and #40 reamers
From Pilot Shop
Pneumatic...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-02-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,772
Posted By redbaron
Smile Cleo plyers

One item that is a must is a Cleo plyers with light weight hoses, saves on the hands.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-02-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,772
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Harber Freight rivet gun

mak shure you get 2 rivet guns, one for each size rivet. saves a lot of time.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-02-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,383
Posted By redbaron
Smile install houghts

Think about a wing-x battery, a must weight savings. I have 2 in my RV12.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-28-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,238
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Driving south

We also had a great time at Independence. Still working on our RV-12 (80% done) Driving south to Medford had to take back roads to save 1hr+ 15 min. because the freeway was congested. and the smoke...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-02-2017, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,273
Posted By redbaron
Smile constant speed prop

in the US it would in eab , the add at is a neg. speed fairings might be a better plan.
Forum: RV-14 07-29-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 118,365
Posted By redbaron
Cool Viking aircraft engines

Take a serious look At the new Viking engines they have been upgraded and include some with turbo charging.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-20-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By redbaron
Cool online video of osc presentations

It would be nice to make videos of the osc presentations for those of us not attending osc this year. Please.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,944
Posted By redbaron
Question earth fwf?

I noticed the earth battery is mounted fwd of the firewall, what about the heat?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-16-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,877
Posted By redbaron
Smile My Rv12

My Rv12 has dual Garmin G3X,s Garmin a/p and a Viking 110 aircraft engine. You need to think about what you want in avionics and power plant. The VIKING ENGINE IS NOT LIMITED to 5 min and then...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-15-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,962
Posted By redbaron
Smile Check List

Me Too, pfsailaway@mchsi.com
Thanks,Rich
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-17-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 83,358
Posted By redbaron
vans aopa kit with wing quick disconnect9

check out vans kit for the 12
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,983
Posted By redbaron
Thumbs up Reaming holes

Rather than drilling the under sized holes I would ream them then cleco then ream the next ones. Only needed to ream about 5% of the total holes
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