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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,848
Posted By Vlad
Did I miss something Bruce? When did you move out...

Did I miss something Bruce? When did you move out of Jersey?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,848
Posted By Vlad
Airborne to an undisclosed location :D

Airborne to an undisclosed location :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,468
Posted By Vlad
Thanks Doug for the virtual living room. Great...

Thanks Doug for the virtual living room. Great place for active flyers to relax and for builders to ask questions. Thanks for keeping it civil.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-03-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,414
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Thatís a great place to visit! Thanks for the...

Thatís a great place to visit! Thanks for the report on the ranch. I will get back there some day...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-02-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Vlad
Ray inflate the tubes at higher pressure, take a...

Ray inflate the tubes at higher pressure, take a magnifying glass and look for micro cracks at the creases. I had new tubes from Skygeek showing cracked creases. I returned them.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-01-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By Vlad
Sold

Thanks. Items are spoken for.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-31-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By Vlad
I didnít get email Rocky. Resend please. Include...

I didnít get email Rocky. Resend please. Include your shipping address. Thanks.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-31-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By Vlad
FS; Flaring Tool, Matco master cylinder

Rebuild and have a spare. Matco left master cylinder (https://shop.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/shop.cgi?ident=&action=search) need fresh O-ring. $20 plus usps shipping....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,066
Posted By Vlad
I followed your example Doug. Marked one airport....

I followed your example Doug. Marked one airport. The rest of the weekend spent hiking. Found a perfect chew for Dave12’s German Shepard....
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-29-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,155
Posted By Vlad
I built my RV simple. Used pulled rivets per...

I built my RV simple. Used pulled rivets per plans. I have position lights only in my wingtips and bulbs/connectors are easily inspectable. However, through 9 years of flying I had to remove the tips...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-28-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By Vlad
Skinwalker Ranch

Heard about it from a coworker Ed. He is fascinated with stuff like this. He showed me the exact location couple months ago we drove by. I will investigate further and report :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-27-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By Vlad
Received a job offer Keith I could not refuse....

Received a job offer Keith I could not refuse. Quartered at the airport (33U) so pack your 6A, take your chef and head my way. I have a spare room and a car for you to explore the wilderness :)

...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-26-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By Vlad
Bruce I already removed passenger seat. Waiting...

Bruce I already removed passenger seat. Waiting for weather to stabilize, them zooming your way on a weekend. Those winters in North East is a joke comparing to Utah and Wyoming :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-26-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By Vlad
Fly Utah UDOT Program

My new home state has a program for pilots and aviation enthusiasts. Visit all 45 public use airports, 3 museums and get an award. You need to complete the program within 3 years. You have to...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-25-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By Vlad
Eric they didnít have nickel leading edge...

Eric they didnít have nickel leading edge protection at that time.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-25-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,398
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Nice aircraft

My airline pilot buddy ferried this aircraft cross country. Very pleased :)


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Forum: RV-6/6A 03-25-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,381
Posted By Vlad
Woodmanroger made a cool storage for his first...

Woodmanroger made a cool storage for his first RV6. The man is a true craftsman. He did several beautiful things for his airplane. He also manufactures wooden...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-24-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Vlad
Some nice alternatives are discussed here...

Some nice alternatives are discussed here...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,845
Posted By Vlad
Heck yes! I flew a recon mission on Saturday...

Heck yes! I flew a recon mission on Saturday followed by a 7 hour hike on Sunday. I brought those monster antlers from 8,000 feet on foot. That was a challenge. Anyone has an idea on the best...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-22-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,206
Posted By Vlad
What a beautiful mountain! Thanks.

What a beautiful mountain! Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,251
Posted By Vlad
Life is short go...

Life is short go fly!

https://i447.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Anna%20-%201%202.jpg (https://s447.photobucket.com/user/N666BK/media/Anna%20-%201%202.jpg.html)
Forum: Reviews 03-19-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By Vlad
Rob could you reference his website?

Rob could you reference his website?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-19-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,267
Posted By Vlad
Good stuff! Keep flying keep reporting we need a...

Good stuff! Keep flying keep reporting we need a lot of motivation.

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Forum: California 03-19-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By Vlad
Been to the Valley 5 times through the years....

Been to the Valley 5 times through the years. Last year runway wasnít that bad. Look for loose gravel and bulging seams when backtaxi...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,783
Posted By Vlad
I actually like it here Sandy. Remote, cool...

I actually like it here Sandy. Remote, cool enough not to freeze and keep moving. Regarding bare aluminum - when people in the know see my plane the questions more like, are you going to paint this...
Forum: Southeast 03-18-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Excellent! You wonít regret it. Looking forward...

Excellent! You wonít regret it. Looking forward to 2027 First Flight Party! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,783
Posted By Vlad
Impressive!

Great pictures Mike! All familiar sights. Thank you! :)
Forum: Southeast 03-17-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,101
Posted By Vlad
Jump off Matt! Have you ever thought of buying a...

Jump off Matt! Have you ever thought of buying a flying RV? Will save you years of labor :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,783
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Mike, Andy thanks for report from remote...

Mike, Andy thanks for report from remote garrisons! Incredible weather in your part of the world. Please keep posting!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-16-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,783
Posted By Vlad
Saturday was one of those rare days. I wish we...

Saturday was one of those rare days. I wish we had a deice truck. :)

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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-13-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By Vlad
Sold

Sold thanks Roy.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-13-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By Vlad
FS; Vans fuel gages $25

Vans gages in excellent working condition. Were checked with float senders during construction years ago. Three units available $25 each plus whatever usps charges for delivery from zip code 84023...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-12-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,676
Posted By Vlad
Thank you Andy! Always enjoying your writeups...

Thank you Andy! Always enjoying your writeups like your narrative style. :)
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-11-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 1,063,721
Posted By Vlad
Andrew we need a proof. How about a picture? And...

Andrew we need a proof. How about a picture? And congratulations! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,027
Posted By Vlad
I am jealous. You guys cover good grounds. Let me...

I am jealous. You guys cover good grounds. Let me know when you are heading toward my mountain.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-10-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By Vlad
Where are those Mark? I am terribly short on ice...

Where are those Mark? I am terribly short on ice this year :D
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-08-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By Vlad
Where time goes?

Hard to believe Alfio itís been 5 years since we parked there side by side. You are probably the most RV frequenter of the flyin. Followed by Ski Patrick RV8...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,027
Posted By Vlad
Get better Gary! When are you heading my way?...

Get better Gary! When are you heading my way?

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,027
Posted By Vlad
Brought oil temperature to 180F before wx hit my...

Brought oil temperature to 180F before wx hit my mountain.

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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-07-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Vlad
Itís yours Lorne. Thanks.

Itís yours Lorne. Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 316,026
Posted By Vlad
Received your preheater muff adapter Steve...

Received your preheater muff adapter Steve thanks! Will report on performance as soon as cold weather returns :)
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-07-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Vlad
I will get it tomorrow Miles. Itís not a knockoff...

I will get it tomorrow Miles. Itís not a knockoff for sure.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-07-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Vlad
FS; Turn Coordinator

I need to make a room for an instrument. This turn coordinator (my fifth and the best so far) is still in the airplane and will be available in a week. It has a longer body and with attached...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-06-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,249
Posted By Vlad
I had to fix a leak once and two times had...

I had to fix a leak once and two times had contaminated/low octane fuel.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-05-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,249
Posted By Vlad
Turbo advised me on that sucking thingy. Works...

Turbo advised me on that sucking thingy. Works great. I am able to recover 10 gallons out of 18. RV9A.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-04-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By Vlad
How was...

How was it?

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Forum: Electrical Systems 03-03-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,598
Posted By Vlad
Good battery that PC680. I replace mine every two...

Good battery that PC680. I replace mine every two years the tough little thing takes insane amount of cycles and never sees an external charger. This year I plan to buy a B&C version of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,884
Posted By Vlad
It was a great weekend

Elk spotting. Attention shed hunters itís almost time.

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Forum: RV-14 02-29-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,744
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations!

Most excellent! Go give her a good workout :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-29-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,146
Posted By Vlad
My good buddy buys and sells these. Very...

My good buddy buys and sells these. Very convenient. Years ago they were available from major aviation retailers. Then they were discontinued for unknown reason....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-27-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,722
Posted By Vlad
Are you getting third engine Turbo?

Are you getting third engine Turbo?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-26-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,558
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Glad to see your first cross country Jeff! Thatís...

Glad to see your first cross country Jeff! Thatís a nice stretch for the first timer. Great writeup always keeps us motivated thank you!
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-25-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By Vlad
Great runway

I visited 28th and 30th Flyins good times! Post some pictures from the ice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,799
Posted By Vlad
Opened ice season. Somewhere in Wyoming ...

Opened ice season. Somewhere in Wyoming :)

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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-23-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,256
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Good job John! Keep trucking...

Good job John! Keep trucking...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-23-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By Vlad
Fuel pressure sensors do go bad. I had symptoms...

Fuel pressure sensors do go bad. I had symptoms like yours and traced it to the sender. Cheap replacement I would start from there before changing mechanical...
Forum: Northeast 02-22-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 66,065
Posted By Vlad
15 feet per local fisherman. Thatís the only...

15 feet per local fisherman. Thatís the only place without snow drifts. :)

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Forum: Northeast 02-22-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 66,065
Posted By Vlad
Alton Bay Clone at 6,000 feet

Any news from Alton Bay? I am ready :D


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Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-22-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,879
Posted By Vlad
My deep condolences Allan. Rest in piece Lisa.

My deep condolences Allan. Rest in piece Lisa.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-22-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By Vlad
They will have lesser bow after you deburr. Keep...

They will have lesser bow after you deburr. Keep building when you cleco the assembly all together it will be nice and straight. Welcome to the best hobby on Earth!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-21-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,091
Posted By Vlad
This is a very nice write up Al. A combination...

This is a very nice write up Al. A combination of ferry, training and having fun. Thank you Sir.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,612
Posted By Vlad
I used Rosie’s method ones. I waited for an hour...

I used Rosie’s method ones. I waited for an hour to catch a passer by to help with wheel removal. :D

http://www.paulrosales.com/Caribbean_2013/Antilles_619.jpg

Now I carry spare tubes, bicycle pump...
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