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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,614
Posted By Tandem46
++1

Plus 1! Couldn’t agree more.
Forum: Safety 08-03-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,091
Posted By Tandem46
Huh?!?!?! Is this regarding the fact that...

Huh?!?!?!

Is this regarding the fact that prevailing winds are out of west and HB parking/camping aircraft, when oriented east/west are always facing east, ie, tails facing west?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-23-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Tandem46
You don’t need to do either. I have single LSE II...

You don’t need to do either. I have single LSE II and a few years ago removed my motor without doing any of that. I simply disconnected the sensor board from the fly wheel, placed it in a plastic bag...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-18-2022, 12:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,057
Posted By Tandem46
Reference this...

Reference this thread:

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=191804&highlight=Lse+ignition+coil
Forum: RV-14 06-15-2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By Tandem46
Also for bolt head that holds flap motor as in...

Also for bolt head that holds flap motor as in this photo:
https://buildaplane.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/10-flap-motor-fully-extended.jpg
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-19-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,769
Posted By Tandem46
My first thought too given extreme low total time...

My first thought too given extreme low total time on a new engine.
Forum: RV-14 04-12-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By Tandem46
My RV-7 builder’s manual (circa 2002) has a small...

My RV-7 builder’s manual (circa 2002) has a small aerobatic blurb in section 15. Maybe check your section 15.

Also:
https://vansairforce.net/safety/AnAerobaticEpistle.pdf
Forum: Safety 03-21-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,791
Posted By Tandem46
From the final report: ”The last documented...

From the final report:
”The last documented cleaning of the oil suction screen was about 11 years before the accident…”

Also:
“A discrepancy for low oil pressure that was recorded in the engine...
Forum: Safety 03-20-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,791
Posted By Tandem46
Clogged Oil Sump Suction Screen Fatal Accident

Recent horrific fatal accident directly contributed to the failure to clean the oil suction screen and the resulting loss of oil pressure. (Screen shot from accident...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,178
Posted By Tandem46
Me too! But in this instance… $46.99(Amz) vs...

Me too! But in this instance… $46.99(Amz) vs $60(vans) vs $84.75(acs)….well, my loyalty only goes so far. And then there’s the shipping. I can get free shipping from Amazon, where as I have been...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,178
Posted By Tandem46
Aircraft Spruce vs Amazon (K&N air filter)

Referencing the current RG400 thread regarding prices between Spruce and Amazon….

K&N E3450 air filter for O-360

Spruce -...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 03-04-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,931
Posted By Tandem46
Weather Sunday Feb 27th between 8am and 10am....

Weather Sunday Feb 27th between 8am and 10am. Green track line is not N123RR. Just showing the weather.
https://i.postimg.cc/mDZhx13M/EFDE3-A46-5731-4-B36-9-DC5-CA79-AC65-C10-F.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 50,190
Posted By Tandem46
Bob, Steve, thanks for the update!! This is an...

Bob, Steve, thanks for the update!! This is an extremely exciting project!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,465
Posted By Tandem46
Bob, Steve, thanks for the update….freaking...

Bob, Steve, thanks for the update….freaking awesome and exciting!!

Mods….With the re-naming of the original thread, this thread is now redundant. I tried to delete but it will not let me. Can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,465
Posted By Tandem46
Anyone? Bob Mills? Steve Smith? Bob...

Anyone? Bob Mills? Steve Smith? Bob Kuykendall?

PS - For anyone unfamiliar with this project… This is exciting stuff!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2022, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,465
Posted By Tandem46
Carbon Fiber Tapered Wing RV6/7/8

Any update on the progress of these wings?

https://hpaircraftblog.wordpress.com/products/tapered-wings-for-rv-6-rv-7-and-rv-8/


There is already a thread on this, but the title “New Spars in...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,900
Posted By Tandem46
Gap Seal Tape

https://wingsandwheels.com/gap-seal-tape.html
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-04-2022, 12:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,157
Posted By Tandem46
LSE Plasma II, 1 Mag. LSE has been FLAWLESS for...

LSE Plasma II, 1 Mag. LSE has been FLAWLESS for 1200+ hrs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,889
Posted By Tandem46
+1

I agree! A little perspective is in order. 1st World problems.
Forum: Safety 12-05-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,192
Posted By Tandem46
+1 …………

+1

…………
Forum: Job Board 11-11-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,878
Posted By Tandem46
No Carl, Rockwood is correct. Lemos does not...

No Carl, Rockwood is correct. Lemos does not exist….at least not as we know him. Nothing….and I mean NOTHING he has posted on this site is true.

- There is no record of him in the FAA pilot...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-27-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,411
Posted By Tandem46
Spins

Kevin,
I love it! Properly trained…facing your fears… gett’n her done!
Great job!
PS - You we’re giddy as a school boy!! Too fun!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,673
Posted By Tandem46
I already have Strobes/Nav but added an Aveo...

I already have Strobes/Nav but added an Aveo Redbaron mini beacon for engine start/taxi. Debated whether to put it on belly or top but glad I went with belly because it is bright! I do however...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-29-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 23,462
Posted By Tandem46
Another data point. I’ve had a PC680 last 7...

Another data point. I’ve had a PC680 last 7 years. Had another one last barely 12 months. Current PC680 is going strong at 3+ yrs…knock on wood.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-18-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,290
Posted By Tandem46
Tim posted this three days ago…. Doing...

Tim posted this three days ago…. Doing loops.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=My5dmtl9mjU
Forum: ADS-B 09-12-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,848
Posted By Tandem46
Update to yesterday. Today flew close to 4hrs...

Update to yesterday. Today flew close to 4hrs round trip Denver up to South Dakota and back. Foreflight worked perfectly whole time, never dropped the ADSB or disconnected from Echo UAT. Go figure....
Forum: ADS-B 09-11-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,848
Posted By Tandem46
Joining the club. My Foreflight running on iPad...

Joining the club. My Foreflight running on iPad mini kept disconnecting from my echo UAT multiple times today.
Forum: Midwest 09-05-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,587
Posted By Tandem46
Unfortunately he passed Friday. I don’t have...

Unfortunately he passed Friday. I don’t have specifics or cause of death.
Forum: RV-4 08-16-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,160
Posted By Tandem46
RV-7 24 turn spin…larger -9...

RV-7 24 turn spin…larger -9 rudder.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mPsSJhM8xDk&noapp=1
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-04-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,337
Posted By Tandem46
Yes, Tom is right! This has been discussed on...

Yes, Tom is right! This has been discussed on this site before. I spoke with Kraus years ago about this. My kickbacks 100% stopped when I started stopping at “BOTH”, counting “Thousand one, thousand...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,253
Posted By Tandem46
The important thing to note here is that the EAA...

The important thing to note here is that the EAA did not change the way they count attendees from previous AirVentures. Therefore, relative to past shows, this year was a great year. As was pointed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,253
Posted By Tandem46
EAA AirVenture 2021: 608,000 attendees

- AirVenture 2021 saw 608,000 attendees.
- More than 10,000 aircraft arrived at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh and other airports in east-central Wisconsin.
- At Wittman alone, there were...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-26-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 41,125
Posted By Tandem46
Confirmed!!!! High wing, back country capable!!!

Confirmed!!!! High wing, back country capable!!!
Forum: Safety 06-08-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,432
Posted By Tandem46
F-15 Air Guard...

F-15 Air Guard pilot

https://abc30.com/pilot-killed-in-plane-crash-at-porterville-airport-identified/10763381/
Forum: Flight Testing 05-10-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,913
Posted By Tandem46
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=35894
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,515
Posted By Tandem46
Greg, what a blast from the past! I distinctly...

Greg, what a blast from the past! I distinctly remember surfing Doug’s “RV Yahoo Group” in Japan while on deployment in the summer of 2001 and reading about your accident. Nearly 20 years later....I...
Forum: Alternative Engines 05-02-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,603
Posted By Tandem46
I believe there is a Super Seven out there...

I believe there is a Super Seven out there somewhere. There is definitely a Super Six, see link...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,783
Posted By Tandem46
A...

A few...:D

https://i.postimg.cc/WzKpgx5S/109-B2-CF5-BAED-4528-9-DB9-443-E23-EACCC7.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/3NWJy3Fd/4-C35901-B-C4-E1-43-DA-8-ED5-0-F9031-A9507-E.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,698
Posted By Tandem46
Haha, that’s a blast from the past! From Navy...

Haha, that’s a blast from the past! From Navy T-34C days “...parking brake off, brakes pumped firm”. :)
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-18-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,780
Posted By Tandem46
Capt, From LSE website. This procedure 100%...

Capt,

From LSE website. This procedure 100% fixed my issue. I pause for a three count immediately before cranking.

Plasma CDI systems shipped after December of 2004, have shown no tendency to...
Forum: RV-3 03-04-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,532
Posted By Tandem46
OT, but what headset are you wearing in that...

OT, but what headset are you wearing in that video Smokey?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-19-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,722
Posted By Tandem46
Tom, any more word or progress on this? How...

Tom, any more word or progress on this? How realistic or difficult would it be for you to produce braided lines for direct replacement of the stainless FI lines?
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By Tandem46
Exactly what I was thinking, which is why I can’t...

Exactly what I was thinking, which is why I can’t visualize what he did. The play between my bushing and the weldment tube is so minuscule I don’t see how one could get even a mouse hair in there.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By Tandem46
Control Stick Bushing Shim

Regarding shims for the brass/bronze bushing to remove slop in the WD611/612, I can’t visualize how this is done. I reference an old post from Geico below. Can anyone shed some light on this? Btw,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,948
Posted By Tandem46
I’m replacing my original leaky Tee with the...

I’m replacing my original leaky Tee with the “new” style shown above. Anyone know if the lines are the same? I just want to plug and play the new Tee without swapping out the lines.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,661
Posted By Tandem46
I hate to jump in here because you are going to...

I hate to jump in here because you are going to get 400 opinions and different techniques, but here’s mine. I do exactly what you do except that I have full throttle during the priming.

Full...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-04-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,562
Posted By Tandem46
Now that is the coolest thing I’ve seen in a long...

Now that is the coolest thing I’ve seen in a long time! As you pointed out, amazingly clear and well preserved after all these years. Thx for sharing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,347
Posted By Tandem46
Explosive Rivet

Watching a video of a restoration in Cameron Park CA of an early model 1943 F4U Corsair. Apparently Vought did not use blind rivets on the Corsair for tight spaces where conventional rivets couldn’t...
Forum: RV-3 12-24-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 207,069
Posted By Tandem46
Dang, that is gorgeous Dave!

Dang, that is gorgeous Dave!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-19-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,425
Posted By Tandem46
I’ll second that. LSE Plasma II EI with one Mag....

I’ll second that. LSE Plasma II EI with one Mag. No issues for 1200hrs.
Forum: Flight Testing 12-19-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,921
Posted By Tandem46
Around 95KIAS for me. IO-360B1B CS Prop But...

Around 95KIAS for me.
IO-360B1B CS Prop
But faster is better for me. Better cooling for the engine, better visibility for me, and lastly, more reaction time should the motor quit.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-19-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,659
Posted By Tandem46
Outstanding video. Something about Scott’s...

Outstanding video. Something about Scott’s voice, but I could listen to him all day long. Thanks for linking that video.
Forum: Safety 12-15-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,326
Posted By Tandem46
No. Unfortunately a forced landing in a plowed...

No. Unfortunately a forced landing in a plowed field even in a tail wheel RV can easily result in flipping over.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-11-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,943
Posted By Tandem46
https://i.postimg.cc/cC3KbQCG/1-B1-B2-BB0-9-FF3-44...

https://i.postimg.cc/cC3KbQCG/1-B1-B2-BB0-9-FF3-446-C-91-FE-CD65-E13-BB177.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,139
Posted By Tandem46
183KTAS straight and level. 2003 RV-7 IO-360...

183KTAS straight and level.
2003 RV-7
IO-360 w/ one mag, one LSE
WW 200RV CS prop
Can’t seem to get a single knot more out of her. :)
Forum: Safety 11-10-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,878
Posted By Tandem46
Just submitted a complaint as well. I suspect...

Just submitted a complaint as well. I suspect more and more pilots across the GA community will do the same as word gets out about the database’s removal.
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-05-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,339
Posted By Tandem46
Sam, you’re going to be fine. Vic’s opinion...

Sam, you’re going to be fine. Vic’s opinion alone is enough for me. Your plane is not going to suddenly “fall out of the sky”. If you would have screwed up the main spar or the horizontal spar,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-04-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,388
Posted By Tandem46
I use NGK BR8ES with my LSE Plasma with great...

I use NGK BR8ES with my LSE Plasma with great success. $2.50 per plug, throw away at annual. Can one use BR8ES with the G3i? If so, that’s $20 per year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,597
Posted By Tandem46
Oshkosh 2020 in EAA Sport Aviation Magazine

Back in July we had a very successful fly-in at the Oshkosh Nebraska municipal airport that was organized by our superb Denver local Kitfox driver Stan Specht. The fly-in was a success and the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-14-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,041
Posted By Tandem46
Are you sure the flakes are steel? Those flakes...

Are you sure the flakes are steel? Those flakes sound like (from your description) carbon which is common in the suction screen. If it is carbon, take some flakes and grind them between your index...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-09-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,556
Posted By Tandem46
I was literally just looking at a tight spot last...

I was literally just looking at a tight spot last night on my baffle/cylinder interface that needed something like this. Thank you very much for sharing!
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-08-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,122
Posted By Tandem46
https://i.postimg.cc/rpHy75k2/08-B64-ED3-646-C-46-...

https://i.postimg.cc/rpHy75k2/08-B64-ED3-646-C-46-FE-957-B-F7448-FBB8733.jpg
Vs
https://i.postimg.cc/7LhYBmjN/0-FA976-F8-E006-44-A2-8-D2-D-F1-E6749526-B0.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,490
Posted By Tandem46
Any update Otis?

Any update Otis?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,267
Posted By Tandem46
Uh... there is nothing in the FAR/AIM that...

Uh... there is nothing in the FAR/AIM that supports this statement.
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