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Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On Yesterday, 03:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,368
Posted By Jerry Fischer
We will all miss you Jon

Especially at Oshkosh Homebuilt. You were a very humble example of a pilot whose expertise didn't need any explanation. God speed my friend, I'm glad I got to know you even for just a few times our...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Thumbs up Thanks really go To:

Jay Pratt, Carol Beaird, Rich Emory, Debra & Jim Lane, Steve Ashby, John Morgan, Jan Marker, Billy Stewart (the new guy), and anyone else who helped make this the best AirVenture yet...:p
I'm sorry...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Cool Oshkosh 2018 Home-Built Camping

Just a few pictures & thoughts on this years" Air Venture...
http://i66.tinypic.com/k0h63s.jpg
Jay & Carol Beth
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Fun @...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,192
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Thanks for the words of one who is a Homebuilt...

Thanks for the words of one who is a Homebuilt Council Member
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By Jerry Fischer
The Breezy

Good on 'ya Jeff...excellent workmanship..:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,510
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Ice

We got ice and beer and maybe even some snacks, and beer, and ice and well, you get the idea.:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By Jerry Fischer
camping in Home Built

Just a reminder. We are limited on camping space for folks who don't fly their home built to Airventure.
We have had to limit non aircraft camping to Homebuilt volunteers (priority), those who are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Food

The food should not be a problem on Friday, I seem to remember some vendors open on Thursday.

I think yo may want to take advantage of our excellent facilities here in HBC, we will have ice, grills...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Why not

The gate is no problem, not sure if the Tram is any help, but you can ask
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,510
Posted By Jerry Fischer
where do guys come up with this...

where do guys come up with this STUFF????:eek::eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,510
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Roy

Boy that Porter looks inviting... I have a few Black & Tan's to contribute & some local IPA from Athens Georgia...:p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,963
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Camp in HBC instead

Ken I can offer you a tent camping space in HBC & you can sample our Beer Tasting on Sunday nite...:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,501
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Beer Tasting...

There will be ice...:)
There will be tubs...:)
There will be a Pavilion...:):)
There better be BEER....:D:D
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 03-19-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,398
Posted By Jerry Fischer
West with the other Angels Jim...

I met Jim in 2013 when I stopped for fuel at Hendrix County on my way to Oshkosh. I had a dead battery and this elderly gentleman came over to see if he could help. He introduced himself as Jim...
Forum: Virtual Hangar 01-08-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 94,783
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Running Man...

Courage, dedication & self preservation, with a lot of Faith in God thrown in for good measure
Forum: Tools 12-29-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,474
Posted By Jerry Fischer
CNC..

I knew I should have stayed in Plant Engineering...very cool stuff:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,342
Posted By Jerry Fischer
WW II vets

I had the distinct privilege after my multi engine check ride of having a Pacific Theater PT boat mechanic as my co-pilot. He was 78 then and 95 now & still plays golf about 4 times a week down in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,136
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Pretty cool Jeff

Thanks for posting:p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By Jerry Fischer
my sincerest mea culpa

It is Colorado right...?:o
Somehow Scott, he struck me as a tailwheel guy
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By Jerry Fischer
A Special Welcome

To Gary Zilik, our newest Homebuilt Camping Volunteer. Gary pitched in without being asked to make coffee, shuck corn @ the corn roast Wednesday evening, and was a huge help in making our campers...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Try

Kent Gorton, flies his RV6 out of Mallards Landing, I did my RV7 transition with him & he is top notch phone: 314-368-6007
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-03-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,479
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Many thanks...

A very special thanks to Jim & Deborah Lane who stayed over until Monday to help close up shop and to all the volunteers and especially those who came up early to lend a hand in Homebuilt Camping, it...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-02-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,479
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Hey Jeff

Really a pleasure to meet you and hangar fly about everything from planes to bluegrass. Blue skies my friend.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-02-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,479
Posted By Jerry Fischer
As Promised

This Medallion was given to me by Paul Dye as a token of his appreciation. I thank you Paul for being a good friend.

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Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-01-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,479
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Another Air Venture in the books

Some of my favorite moments: lunch with Apollo 13 astronauts, the new pavilion dedication on Friday, seeing all the old friends and making new ones.
A special gift from Paul Dye. (I'll post a picture...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By Jerry Fischer
HBC

If you bring your Homebuilt you are most welcome to camp in HBC. We are short of tent space this year if you don't have a homebuilt, (sound like you do so you should have a great time.) Beer tasting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,218
Posted By Jerry Fischer
You're driving?

Not flying...Right Figs :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,218
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Work?

What work? We don't do no steenking work around here...it's a labor of LOVE :p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,218
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Saturday Evening 2030 hours 8 30 PM

Well its Saturday Nite here in Home-Built Camping. I'm having a glass of wine after dinner & church as I write this blog. The HBC bldg has been repaired, see after arrival for explanation. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,218
Posted By Jerry Fischer
UPDATE, UPDATE, UPDATE

as of quittin; time Friday

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,218
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Slow wi-fi

I sent myself a pic via email by phone & it hasn't arrived yet, maybe after supper. Roof almost finished (they ran out of materials) I'm not commenting on why:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,218
Posted By Jerry Fischer
what time in January do I show up for ice...

what time in January do I show up for ice fishing?:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,218
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Hey Bob

I'm sorry you won't make it this year, but I'll drink a toast to you anyway my friend.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,218
Posted By Jerry Fischer
UPDATE, UPDATE, UPDATE

http://i68.tinypic.com/2qmfawx.jpg

Wifi poor as I tried to post last nite.

Roof should be done today temp here @ 0800 is 59 F
Light drizzle, good for new sod and grass:)

Contractors should be out...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,218
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Been Hot now it's 58deg F. so we need some hotter...

Been Hot now it's 58deg F. so we need some hotter wx for beer season! John:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,218
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Wi-fi

Hey Kurt, we should be good for wifi kiosks, for charging as they are "supposed" to install 110 vac outlets under the pavillion. I'll keep you posted. What day are you arriving & I'll email you via...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,218
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Oshkosh Oddysey

Arrived at Home Built Camping yesterday afternoon about 1 PM after a 15 1/2 hour drive from Winder. ( I'm gettin' too old for this straight through stuff):eek:
Got the bugs swept out of the building...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,221
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Touche'

Hope to see you guys sans golf carts at the Beer tasting Sunday Evening..:)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-07-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 101,546
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Scott

It's not the Sharks, but the Polar Bears:p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,466
Posted By Jerry Fischer
UPDATE, UPDATE, UPDATE

Progress on the Pavillion...

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Weather has been the cause of the delays in construction so hopefully clearer skies prevail for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,015
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Hey Todd

/I'll be arriving on 7/11 in the late afternoon. You're welcome anytime but the HB field will only be lined with the burn lines, no row cones yet. And yes, I may put you on a mower:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,466
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Hi Robert, I'll defer to the Home Built parking...

Hi Robert, I'll defer to the Home Built parking guys, but my best guess would be the earlier you arrive the closer you are to flightline, but not on the flightline. Area between HBC and Home built...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,408
Posted By Jerry Fischer
I hit...

Trader Joe's in Athens for some good Porter today so I'm preparing for "The Day before"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,501
Posted By Jerry Fischer
OK, latest word...

this from our Homebuilt HQ...the concrete pad is being poured and things are progressing. I requested some pictures of progress to post on this site, hopefully this week. I will be departing for OSH...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-11-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,258
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Try...

Phil Scadden @ Phil's cylinder service, he may be able to recommend a shop as he built the cylinders for my RV7. He's in Brookville Ohio outside Dayton. 937-833-0843
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-11-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,258
Posted By Jerry Fischer
We need to save him ...

a beer Sunday @ OSH Dan...:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,408
Posted By Jerry Fischer
I'll have to ponder that too John:rolleyes:

I'll have to ponder that too John:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,408
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Hmmmmm....

Let's see... two straight nights of beer....I'm going to have to work on that:D
See all y'all there:p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,255
Posted By Jerry Fischer
News from Airventure Homebuilt Camping

Under Construction!!!
In the Homebuilts area a new social pavilion is being constructed as a gathering space for those camping with their aircraft.


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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,286
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Outstanding

Great work young lady, we're all proud of you.:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 42,287
Posted By Jerry Fischer
forms filled out

Headed to my cardiologist on 5/9 for routine check. called ahed to notify them of my basic med paperwork. As Doc Gary M. has had no issues with a fit to fly letter this hopefully will go off without...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,366
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Thumbs up Yep.........

Yep.........
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,366
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Hey Todd, Shouldn't be an issue if the space is...

Hey Todd, Shouldn't be an issue if the space is available...see the parking guys when you arrive, since they handle those type of requests.
See you in 3 months!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,501
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Hey Steve

How 'bout sum more Black Butte Porter:)
Our new venue in Homebuilt Camping:
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http://i65.tinypic.com/2jfeipl.jpg
And the chilling tubs & Ice will be provided again...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,366
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Captain John

You're WELCOME...:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,366
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Grills

Hi Larry, yes to grills. I even have a new one to put together, so if you come up early you can purchase a ticket to watch me assemble:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,366
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Air Venture 2017 Homebuilt Camping

Hi All,
We hope everyone has had a good Winter & Spring.
The following updates are CONFIRMED for our area::)
No more tent to cook under...
A new Pavillion for our folks in Homebuilt Camping:...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-16-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 37,207
Posted By Jerry Fischer
cleaning the groove

acetone is recommended for cleaning
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-15-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 559,681
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Scales

Jeff, EAA690 in Lawrenceville, KLZU has scales for our members, go ahead & join, it's cheaper than renting scales...$30/year as I recall + a lot of other neat stuff going on.
Forum: Safety 11-04-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,704
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Thank you Dick & Vic

Excellent reminders to fly safer so you can fly again...we have all seen bold pilots but very few old, bold pilots.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,304
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Interesting topic...

Today I took my latest BFR and was not on my most proficient game. Not sloppy but room for improvement. Those who fly a lot, would be well to remember the other pilot you are in proximity of may or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,935
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Way to go...

James. Glad weather cooperated.
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