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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,780
Posted By Dave12
Reading your post reminded me of Walt. Iíd like...

Reading your post reminded me of Walt. Iíd like to give that fine man a RIP also. Unfortunately, our community lost Walt last year.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-25-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,410
Posted By Dave12
Hi Brian, pm sent.

Hi Brian, pm sent.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-20-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,554
Posted By Dave12
We are fortunate to have Tom and Steve as part of...

We are fortunate to have Tom and Steve as part of this community. Deal with them once and youíll understand why.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-20-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By Dave12
I can vouch for Kyle. He is a 100% squared away...

I can vouch for Kyle. He is a 100% squared away young man. Buy with confidence.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-08-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By Dave12
Pm sentÖÖ..

Pm sentÖÖ..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,518
Posted By Dave12
Just curious what the weight penalty is, if any?

Just curious what the weight penalty is, if any?
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-02-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 918
Posted By Dave12
Right fair color match.

Right fair color match.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-26-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By Dave12
Cracking good advice!

Cracking good advice!
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 10-21-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,801
Posted By Dave12
Sweet looking jacket pal. I was hoping to...

Sweet looking jacket pal. I was hoping to intercept that😜
Forum: RV-15 10-08-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,492
Posted By Dave12
The RV15 will be better. It will have a stick.

The RV15 will be better. It will have a stick.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-05-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,710
Posted By Dave12
DanH, the gift that always gives. The last time...

DanH, the gift that always gives. The last time I drilled my finger intentionally, i final drilled through my thumb nail #40 to release the pressure of blood flowing to it after just slamming it...
Forum: Northeast 10-01-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Dave12
Dan, give me a call, I think I can hook you up. ...

Dan, give me a call, I think I can hook you up. You would probably have to come to Baltimore. I have a a retired MSP bud that can do it. I did a CFI recertification a few years ago in an RV with...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-27-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,892
Posted By Dave12
He is inspirational.

He is inspirational.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-29-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,798
Posted By Dave12
Whoa! Serious bragging rights. Excellent...

Whoa! Serious bragging rights. Excellent report. Many years ago it was a 6 that got me hooked on RVís. The best flier of the bunch.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-29-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,182
Posted By Dave12
There is a 7 in South America flying with a...

There is a 7 in South America flying with a Franklin in it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,947
Posted By Dave12
Early morning cocktail?

Early morning cocktail?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,947
Posted By Dave12
I must agree. Sorry Mel, all we have is popcorn,...

I must agree. Sorry Mel, all we have is popcorn, or are you talking about the other Pi? Weíve seen some interesting responses, Aero Engineerís response was quite long, so he must know what heís...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,947
Posted By Dave12
Ok Tom, whoís winning this? Iím really digging...

Ok Tom, whoís winning this? Iím really digging the bubble blowing idea.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,947
Posted By Dave12
Am I the only one with popcorn? Watching the...

Am I the only one with popcorn? Watching the smart guys battle this out?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-22-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,793
Posted By Dave12
I have built 2-12ís, the first one took 18...

I have built 2-12ís, the first one took 18 months, 5 months of which were waiting for parts. The second one took 6 months. You just canít beat a 12 for many reasons, no one dislikes them once they...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-11-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,990
Posted By Dave12
Thatís a big crossover tube. Or should I call it...

Thatís a big crossover tube. Or should I call it a pipe?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-11-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 216,716
Posted By Dave12
They must be expecting company? Lots of talk...

They must be expecting company? Lots of talk about that lately. Good to see youíre out and about.
Forum: RV-14 06-30-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,189
Posted By Dave12
A few years ago I bought the first airplane Iíve...

A few years ago I bought the first airplane Iíve had in 30 years that I didnít build. The smart guy that built my current mount had previously installed dual pmags after trying a combination of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 198,672
Posted By Dave12
Flying to Groton, Connecticut one morning and...

Flying to Groton, Connecticut one morning and noticed a good tailwind. I decided to push on the accelerator a little.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-25-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 611,994
Posted By Dave12
Garrett County Airport, McHenry, Md.

Garrett County Airport, McHenry, Md.
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,961
Posted By Dave12
If it bothers you that much, have you considered...

If it bothers you that much, have you considered just fabricating a piece of very light angle and installing it over the oil can, then fasten it however you choose? Rivet, bonding, good double sided...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-03-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,433
Posted By Dave12
Impressive, can you give some more details? CR,...

Impressive, can you give some more details? CR, Displacement, cylinder type, plain steel, cerminil?
Forum: GPS 05-31-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By Dave12
Quick too! What I call service.

Quick too! What I call service.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-30-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,313
Posted By Dave12
Take a section of hinge wire, welding rod, coat...

Take a section of hinge wire, welding rod, coat hanger, etc. and use a mini hose clamp to attach the wire to the drill guide. You can lean in, hold the guide with one hand and run the drill with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,491
Posted By Dave12
Very nice. Youíre a trend setter!

Very nice. Youíre a trend setter!
Forum: RV-4 05-16-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By Dave12
Hi Mel, pm sent.

Hi Mel, pm sent.
Forum: The RV Grin 05-09-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,340
Posted By Dave12
Barbara is going to be real popular down in...

Barbara is going to be real popular down in Gaithersburg sporting around in her dad’s hot rod! Sorry Don, I know I told you that a few hours ago, but that was before i saw it on the front...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-17-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,817
Posted By Dave12
IMHO Van's is a lot more customer-friendly than...

IMHO Van's is a lot more customer-friendly than some of the other vendors who cater to the EAB community.





Never a more accurate statement!
Forum: Safety 04-15-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,011
Posted By Dave12
Thatís some kind of specialty bolt or modern art.

Thatís some kind of specialty bolt or modern art.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,125
Posted By Dave12
Speaking of old sayings, ďThe green takes the...

Speaking of old sayings, ďThe green takes the bugs off the wings, the yellow takes the paint off the wings and the red takes the wings off the airplane ď.

Also, please check your pmís
Forum: Safety 04-13-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,011
Posted By Dave12
I found this on a 12. Bolts too short? No. Just...

I found this on a 12. Bolts too short? No. Just too many washers on the back side. I just removed the excess washers and it was fine. I also found several rows of missing rivets. One row held...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-31-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,945
Posted By Dave12
Good stuff Tony. Iíve said it before that you,...

Good stuff Tony. Iíve said it before that you, Joe Gores and Mike Miller are kind of like E.F. Hutton, when you talk, people listen.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-07-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By Dave12
There is a fantastic forest of redwoods just...

There is a fantastic forest of redwoods just outside of town. The entrance is just past the Casino. Itís a State Forest and it is spectacular!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-17-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,701
Posted By Dave12
Plenty of them flying without it.

Plenty of them flying without it.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,665
Posted By Dave12
Hey, donít I have any say in this?😜

Hey, donít I have any say in this?😜
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,406
Posted By Dave12
I put dibs on my 9A three years before I bought...

I put dibs on my 9A three years before I bought it. Mark is now building a 14 and it is spectacular. Donít even think about it, I have dibs on it too!
Forum: Propellers 12-05-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,039
Posted By Dave12
How well does it slow you down when power is...

How well does it slow you down when power is pulled back?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-13-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,571
Posted By Dave12
+1 for the Rapco. Iíve used them all and have...

+1 for the Rapco. Iíve used them all and have never noticed a difference in wear or stopping performance.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-11-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,182
Posted By Dave12
Mahlon, pm sent.

Mahlon, pm sent.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,486
Posted By Dave12
Call Steve Sennett, heís the DynaVibe rep. Heís...

Call Steve Sennett, heís the DynaVibe rep. Heís a good man, A&P, and is an authority on balancing and vibrational analysis. Knows their products inside and out.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 11-03-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,737
Posted By Dave12
I have a 9 up in Elkton, just don’t try to buy...

I have a 9 up in Elkton, just don’t try to buy it. Be glad to show you around. Truthfully, it’s hard to beat a 12.
Forum: Propellers 11-03-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,761
Posted By Dave12
Thereís no substitute for experience.

Thereís no substitute for experience.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,997
Posted By Dave12
Linny wishes we would have stayed for that.

Linny wishes we would have stayed for that.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-25-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,775
Posted By Dave12
Check your pmís.

Check your pmís.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-21-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,486
Posted By Dave12
I just balanced the prop on one yesterday that...

I just balanced the prop on one yesterday that has racked up 1200 hours. Runs like it did years ago during its first flight, only better. Canít beat those engines. Balance that prop and you will...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-21-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,008
Posted By Dave12
+1! A great improvement.

+1! A great improvement.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-13-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,132
Posted By Dave12
Having been in flight and experiencing a melt...

Having been in flight and experiencing a melt down of a voltage regulator, which was mounted inside, Iíll leave mine outside.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-11-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,132
Posted By Dave12
Having previously installed their stcíd version...

Having previously installed their stcíd version on a Saratoga, where the regulator is installed on the firewall, I spoke with their tech regarding the placement of mine on the firewall. I fully...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-10-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,132
Posted By Dave12
B&C likes the sense wire to come from the buss...

B&C likes the sense wire to come from the buss bar, but after talking with them, I received their blessing to install it on the switched side of the master contactor. By doing that the installation...
Forum: Flight Testing 10-10-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,140
Posted By Dave12
Good to hear you finally got out of phase 1.

Good to hear you finally got out of phase 1.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,082
Posted By Dave12
Quite a few good rv guys down at Belfast.

Quite a few good rv guys down at Belfast.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-27-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By Dave12
Larry, you could give Steve Sennett a call at...

Larry, you could give Steve Sennett a call at DynaVibe. Steve is an authority on the balance/tracking/vibrational analysis subject.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-26-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By Dave12
Larry, I’m not totally sure what you’re asking,...

Larry, I’m not totally sure what you’re asking, but you have a finished ips of .05 and want to get it to finish lower? Not that you really need to since it’s already quite low, you could start a new...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,097
Posted By Dave12
Skunk at Pottstown, pa. has passed it and of...

Skunk at Pottstown, pa. has passed it and of course, the infamous JB passed it several years ago.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-14-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 32,268
Posted By Dave12
This is what will be replacing mine at the first...

This is what will be replacing mine at the first hiccup.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-14-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,366
Posted By Dave12
You could also talk to Ed Coudon in Pottstown,...

You could also talk to Ed Coudon in Pottstown, Pa. Pm me if you want his number.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,023
Posted By Dave12
Same on mine. That 9 was in the wind!

Same on mine. That 9 was in the wind!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-12-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By Dave12
Interestingly enough, the mag that was in the...

Interestingly enough, the mag that was in the affected sb range, did not fail due to the issues covered in the sb. It actually failed due to a seized bearing. We don’t hear about failed bearings...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-10-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 832
Views: 611,994
Posted By Dave12
Mark Santoleriís 1st build

Mark Santoleriís 1st build
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