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Forum: RV-8/8A 02-13-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By Foghorn
Thanks Dan!

Thanks Dan!
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-12-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By Foghorn
Fastback owners - Instrument cover

Has anyone experienced rain water leaking past the instrument cover and into the instrument compartment during flight? Iím fitting instruments now behind the panel and that got me to thinking about...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-24-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 638,252
Posted By Foghorn
To late, I did micro on the inside walls but once...

To late, I did micro on the inside walls but once past the fiberglass it's pretty thin. At least it's easy to sand.....right? :eek:

I did use carbon on the center bulkhead. When I was test fitting...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-23-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 638,252
Posted By Foghorn
Still working on the FB canopy frame. Applying...

Still working on the FB canopy frame. Applying dry micro for sanding. Should I do the micro all the way up the insides or just smooth it out and skim the sides with...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,901
Posted By Foghorn
Justin, When can we expect to see a round 3 1/8Ē...

Justin,

When can we expect to see a round 3 1/8Ē G5? Especially for our vintage aircraft. 😎

Thanks, Jeff
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-06-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 995
Posted By Foghorn
https://i.postimg.cc/63RyWCDc/E57-FDA61-A26-B-4-A3...

https://i.postimg.cc/63RyWCDc/E57-FDA61-A26-B-4-A3-D-A776-5-F09-A3-EAB677.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-25-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,212
Posted By Foghorn
The 200 RV prop I ordered in August would...

The 200 RV prop I ordered in August would certainly be a nice surprise gift.
Forum: Fiberglass 12-20-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,422
Posted By Foghorn
That was awesome!

That was awesome!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By Foghorn
Jim, Thanks for the picture tutorial. This is...

Jim,

Thanks for the picture tutorial. This is what I'm planning to do.

Jeff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2019, 05:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,650
Posted By Foghorn
It hasnít been deleted....

It hasnít been deleted.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=177392&highlight=EarthX
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-09-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Foghorn
Philip, Itís in the drawing for the control...

Philip,

Itís in the drawing for the control column. I think itís 3/4Ē and 7/8Ē but I donít remember which is which. Iím out of town and donít have my plans to reference. Iíll be home on Wednesday...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,307
Posted By Foghorn
Sorry for your loss Tom. You and your family are...

Sorry for your loss Tom. You and your family are in our prayers.

Jeff
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-05-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,083
Posted By Foghorn
Is there a reason you can't just pull the mixture...

Is there a reason you can't just pull the mixture to cutoff first?
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-19-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By Foghorn
Thanks gents! I figured the canopy opening in...

Thanks gents!

I figured the canopy opening in flight would a last resort emergency. I am glad to hear that the vent/heater will evacuate smoke/fumes from the cockpit.

Dan, Great idea on the safety....
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-19-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By Foghorn
Fastback question - Ventilation?

I'm steadily building, I mean sanding, away at my FB canopy frame.

I've been wondering about smoke/fumes elimination with the FB canopy. Let's assume smoke in the cockpit, all electrical equipment...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-13-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,447
Posted By Foghorn
Very nice! Thanks for sharing.

Very nice! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,700
Posted By Foghorn
Say what!?!? The RV14/A is aerobatic!

Say what!?!? The RV14/A is aerobatic!
Forum: Aircraft Camping 10-30-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,067
Posted By Foghorn
OSH 2020 lodging

Not camping but someplace to stay while visiting OSH 2020. I've never stayed here but some friends have and say that it's easy and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,031
Posted By Foghorn
Safe travels Tom and Suzanne! Our friend Tom...

Safe travels Tom and Suzanne! Our friend Tom Swartzlander tells me often to enjoy every nanosecond. He'd tell you guys the same thing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Foghorn
Iíd bring the 195 up but Iím in Denver for the...

Iíd bring the 195 up but Iím in Denver for the weekend.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Foghorn
Iím at KORF (Virginia Beach). Not a lot of...

Iím at KORF (Virginia Beach). Not a lot of riveting going on right now. Iím currently doing the canopy (Fastback) so lots of glue and fiberglass. Do you like sanding? Youíre welcome to come up and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,170
Posted By Foghorn
Congratulations Dan! Do you have anymore of those...

Congratulations Dan! Do you have anymore of those milestones coming up? I have 3 daughters (high school aged) but I know that wedding could be coming someday. Hopefully, far...far...far into the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-14-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 52,462
Posted By Foghorn
I like the look of the asymmetrical switch better.

I like the look of the asymmetrical switch better.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-03-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 638,252
Posted By Foghorn
The big cut fastback...

The big cut fastback style.
https://i.postimg.cc/RF57HF6N/k-Sw-CZjh5-SPq-d-VBGej-BQBw.jpg (https://postimages.org/)https://i.postimg.cc/G2K4mhk0/67-IBel-ATGSQoli-M0wk-PLw.jpg...
Forum: Safety 09-19-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,821
Posted By Foghorn
New builders safety tip

Aluminum parts and some tools can cause damage. Get a tetanus shot before starting your build. I had to get one today. Be careful out...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-17-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 638,252
Posted By Foghorn
Dan, I didnít think to mount it up and check it...

Dan,

I didnít think to mount it up and check it out first. I havenít trimmed it yet so Iíll do that before I do trim it. The first step in the instructions is to trim the vertical but I skipped it....
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-17-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 638,252
Posted By Foghorn
https://i.postimg.cc/C5QGkGWh/CAQFTgzz-Tk23-Bd-CDQ...

https://i.postimg.cc/C5QGkGWh/CAQFTgzz-Tk23-Bd-CDQcb-Bw-A.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Pitch servo installed and then removed

https://i.postimg.cc/qqzDCX1w/j58vty-RMQmy5-Q-wzuy9-Rug.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,666
Posted By Foghorn
This statement is misleading. You do not need an...

This statement is misleading. You do not need an ILS to file to an airport with WAAS GPS only approaches (LPV, LNAV/VNAV, LNAV, etc). If the WX is below 800/2 then you'll need an alternate. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,666
Posted By Foghorn
Can you please provide the applicable FAR that...

Can you please provide the applicable FAR that supports this statement?

Thanks,

Jeff
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-12-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,041
Posted By Foghorn
Larry, I installed mine the week after OSH. Nice...

Larry,

I installed mine the week after OSH. Nice out of the way installation. Theyíre very hard to file down so I used a small dremel taking a little at a time.

Jeff
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-12-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 52,683
Posted By Foghorn
I would have loved for my Dad to experience this...

I would have loved for my Dad to experience this adventure with me. Youíll always cherish these memories, my condolences.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-03-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 31,958
Posted By Foghorn
Thanks Steve, That looks good and easy! Jeff

Thanks Steve,

That looks good and easy!

Jeff
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-02-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 31,958
Posted By Foghorn
Thank you for the info!

Thank you for the info!
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-02-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 31,958
Posted By Foghorn
Can you elaborate on how the rocket guys do the...

Can you elaborate on how the rocket guys do the vent line? Iím installing fuel lines now and I have the one piece grove gear. I was thinking Iíd just drill an additional hole forward of the Vanís...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-28-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 638,252
Posted By Foghorn
https://i.postimg.cc/VNzhz4tJ/i3t-R467i-TIu-Pu8a-S...

https://i.postimg.cc/VNzhz4tJ/i3t-R467i-TIu-Pu8a-SGXSwmg.jpg (https://postimages.org/)

Tail feathers are mounted!
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-14-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,175
Posted By Foghorn
No one answered this part of the question. What...

No one answered this part of the question. What did you guys do, F-830C-1 stiffeners before installing the floors or afternoon? Seems like it would be hard to do after installing, which is how the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-13-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,990
Posted By Foghorn
This is good advice! I have a carb heat temp...

This is good advice! I have a carb heat temp gauge and after leaning the mixture bring the carb temp up to 80*-100*. Engine runs smooth and you can "hear/feel" the slight increase in power.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-13-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,879
Posted By Foghorn
Thank you for the advice. I'll probably start...

Thank you for the advice. I'll probably start with Davids recommendation and then proceed to new tanks, if necessary. The rest of the wings look pretty good and the lower outside skin is still off so...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-12-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,879
Posted By Foghorn
Tank over prosealed?

I'm checking out my new to me tanks. One tank has about 5 rivets leaking and the other tank didn't leak but it has lots of proseal. There's also quite a few rivets that look like the proseal has...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-11-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,990
Posted By Foghorn
Andy, I use the EGT for initial leaning to...

Andy,

I use the EGT for initial leaning to roughness then enriched for a smooth running engine. My EGT spread also has a 100-200 degree difference. That doesnít matter as much as they should be...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-07-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By Foghorn
Storage Insurance

I'm building in a hangar and I'm trying to get storage insurance for $80,000. Kit, engine and avionics. The best I've seen so far was $1100 yearly. Does that sound about right for hangar storage...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-07-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 638,252
Posted By Foghorn
https://i.postimg.cc/52PJ2fzW/CYMNYh-PYThay-TBw7-O...

https://i.postimg.cc/52PJ2fzW/CYMNYh-PYThay-TBw7-Oz4-RAA.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Hangar

https://i.postimg.cc/3RGQ1pc3/IKWk-Tj-m-Svi-HVZ4-KKg-PLsw.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Reviewing the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-04-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 31,958
Posted By Foghorn
I started it again because I bought a project...

I started it again because I bought a project from a friend. When I was going through all the parts he had one piece grove gear. So I did a search. These are NOT one piece airfoil gear. I still...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-03-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By Foghorn
Doug, Thank you for the info. Iíll keep your...

Doug,

Thank you for the info. Iíll keep your prop in mind. Right now Iím planning on a C/S prop.

Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-02-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 31,958
Posted By Foghorn
Any updates to the one piece gear? I just bought...

Any updates to the one piece gear? I just bought a project with these gear and it would be nice to get an update from anyone flying with them. Did you use 2 or 4 connect points?

Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-02-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By Foghorn
Thanks Mike! The first bite was writing that...

Thanks Mike!

The first bite was writing that check! :D
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-02-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By Foghorn
New RV8 kit owner

Hello,

It's official, I'm the owner of an RV8 project. My neighbor at the airport is having medical issues and ask me if I'd buy his project and finish it. I've been lurking here for some time and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 84,150
Posted By Foghorn
I have a C195. Adding an RV8 as my second...

I have a C195. Adding an RV8 as my second aircraft. Come see me at OSH vintage parking with all the other 195s. Hopefully the -8 will be ready for OSH 2020.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-27-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,300
Posted By Foghorn
Well I've been lurking for a few years. Just...

Well I've been lurking for a few years. Just agreed to purchase a friends RV8 project. He's having some medical issues and ask me if I'd like to take it over. I've been thinking about building an RV8...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-19-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 23,706
Posted By Foghorn
Awesome and Congratulations!

Awesome and Congratulations!
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