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Forum: RV-6/6A 06-29-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By jflyboy
Interesting, reviewing pics of the inside...

Interesting, reviewing pics of the inside fuselage tunnel there is even rivet spacing, possible the bottom skin has the “missing” flush rivets?
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-28-2022, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By jflyboy
RV6 photo dump

Please take a look at this dropbox link to pics of an RV6 kit i am considering purchasing and finishing. Gonna have a local vans guy check it out but would love y’alls opinions....
Forum: Autopilots 05-18-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,650
Posted By jflyboy
Adding AP

How bad is adding an AutoPilot to existing airframe? RV-7a.

What AutoPilot is best bang for buck? Trio? Dynon? Trutrack?

Thanks, I’m right of first refusal on a low time RV-7a that has early...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-20-2022, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By jflyboy
SENT EMAIL VIA PM. THANKS!

SENT EMAIL VIA PM. THANKS!
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-19-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By jflyboy
Talking Finish Kit Contents

Does anyone have a .pdf of the RV-8 finish kit contents?

Thanks
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-15-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 886,598
Posted By jflyboy
Awesome Randy!!!

you should be so proud
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,967
Posted By jflyboy
Awesome do you have plans for that plane? My dad...

Awesome do you have plans for that plane? My dad is drooling over building one for my boy.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-26-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,887
Posted By jflyboy
?

Ready to fly? where are those long airfoil type lifting devices that go on the sides?:eek: just kiddin, looks neat. keep us informed.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-27-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 910
Views: 1,318,960
Posted By jflyboy
Cool WoW!

Andy, Looks like a million bucks!!! I saved that to my favorite scheme folder:)
Forum: RV-4 12-11-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,970
Posted By jflyboy
Welcome!

There is a wealth of knowledge on these forums, half the time you don't even need to ask ?'s. Use the search panel as most topics have been covered in depth and are stored in the archives. If you do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,007
Posted By jflyboy
make rules

An acceptable method/standard I use when measuring material: on parts with plus or minus .005thousanths tolerance, calipers are a safe method of measurement (first be sure that your calipers, "margin...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 187,459
Posted By jflyboy
I'd love to have a cut-away RV-4, I know a few...

I'd love to have a cut-away RV-4, I know a few other guys who aren't on VAF who might like to have one also. The 4 has my vote:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,824
Posted By jflyboy
HEHE, (cheesy laugh) I was wondering how long it...

HEHE, (cheesy laugh) I was wondering how long it would take before someone noticed that the midget was prop-less. :D Yep its a midget! I zoomed way in on the pic and noticed there is a small decal...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,824
Posted By jflyboy
WWII Weeked! and a curious plane?!?!

Heres a link to the WWII Weekend site!

http://www.maam.org/maamwwii.html

I got an early tour today. here are some pics. Are any of you guys/gals going to visit this year? It looks like the wx is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,108
Posted By jflyboy
keith, I fly mostly out of Reading regional...

keith, I fly mostly out of Reading regional (KRDG) but I have been to the kutztown airport a few times. I live in New Jerusalem, just outside of Fleetwood. I fly out of Pottstown muni (N47) sometimes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,108
Posted By jflyboy
I just got home (actually had to work...

I just got home (actually had to work today:rolleyes:) looks like narsty wx for Sat.(I may still drive up) Hopefully I can make it up for Sunday afternoon. I'd like to meet ya'll.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,108
Posted By jflyboy
Bloomsburg, PA (n13) RV-fly-in

I am planning on driving up to this fly-in tomorow. Ed Coudon has promised a ride in his rv-4 but he is still waiting for an inspection so we will see how that goes. If I drive I will have a few...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,927
Posted By jflyboy
ok i am not tryin to start a war but... What will...

ok i am not tryin to start a war but... What will work as a stripping agent to remove vari-prime, that won't harm the surface of the aluminum? I just want sumptin that will work. I was considering...
Forum: RV-4 05-08-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 473,236
Posted By jflyboy
Ed the fed's 4

This is Ed Coudon's rv-4!...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,927
Posted By jflyboy
this can't be good!

http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh12/kjayv1611/Problems/IMG_0001.jpg

http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh12/kjayv1611/Problems/IMG_0009.jpg

as you can see the primer is flakeing off as I...
Forum: Painting your RV 04-24-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 373,640
Posted By jflyboy
Mr. Dick Jordan's "sticky stuff" because it...

Mr. Dick Jordan's "sticky stuff" because it sticks to money" and yes, before you ask, it is a "sweet' airplane

http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh12/kjayv1611/IMG_0172.jpg
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-24-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 1,318,960
Posted By jflyboy
"sticky stuff

This is Mr. Dick Jordan's RV-8a, He calls it "sticky stuff, because it seems to stick to money".

http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh12/kjayv1611/IMG_0157.jpg
superior xp 360, MT constant speed...
Forum: RV-4 04-21-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,543
Posted By jflyboy
as of last night I was only setting the skin on...

as of last night I was only setting the skin on and trying to get everything to line up and set flush, today I drilled the top leading edge skin to the main spar. the plans say the skins are .050...
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-20-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,085
Posted By jflyboy
AAAAAAwwwwwwww Yeeeeeeaaaaaaaahhhh!!!

AAAAAAwwwwwwww Yeeeeeeaaaaaaaahhhh!!!
Forum: RV-4 04-19-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,543
Posted By jflyboy
Leading edge question

I'm working on fitting the leading edge but I cant seem to get the skin to set flush on the ribs. Both the top and bottom are out about 3/16. The plans say its supposed to be flush. My question is,...
Forum: RV-4 03-26-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,916
Posted By jflyboy
Another question...

How have you guys hung your rudder/Verticle stabilizer? I'd like to hang mine on the wall next to the HS but can't think of an easy way. later, Jay
Forum: RV-4 03-26-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,916
Posted By jflyboy
new pics

I got to fly a G-1000 equiped 172 yesterday, the weather was awesome. I took some photos of my house, then did some slow flight and stalls, came home and finished jig'in my left wing. Thats what I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-20-2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,832
Posted By jflyboy
I have my wing jig/stands ready to anchor to the...

I have my wing jig/stands ready to anchor to the floor. I will be placing it perpendicular to the wall. I want to put it as close to the wall as possible. My question is; How much room will i need at...
Forum: RV-4 03-07-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,916
Posted By jflyboy
Thanks, that helps, I am going to fly down to the...

Thanks, that helps, I am going to fly down to the lancastor airport to pick up the advisory circular. I started workin on my wing jig last night. just about finished with the vans practise project. I...
Forum: RV-4 03-04-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,916
Posted By jflyboy
It's home...

and I also got my tools! The ride home was a nervous one but everything was fine. I made my first dimples, drove/bucked my first rivets and created my first smiley:) learned how to drill out a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,927
Posted By jflyboy
Today i bought my avery tool kit from a fellow...

Today i bought my avery tool kit from a fellow down in Alabama. He is going to ship it today or tommorow. yesterday i went to Lowes, Home Depot, Harbor frieght, and Sears, "shopping" for various...
Forum: RV-4 02-27-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,916
Posted By jflyboy
I reserved a u-haul trailer 6'-12' for 29.99 all...

I reserved a u-haul trailer 6'-12' for 29.99 all day doesn't matter how many miles i put on it as long as i return it before the next business day. I don't know how they would be able to check the...
Forum: RV-4 02-19-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,916
Posted By jflyboy
kit is about 2 hrs away from my home.I checked...

kit is about 2 hrs away from my home.I checked into u-haul trailers, $29.00 for a day!! dont think thats to bad. I think i am going to wrap everything in carpet padding and cradle the wings. the...
Forum: RV-4 02-19-2008, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,916
Posted By jflyboy
thanks...

I cant wait to get started and I already know I will really heavily on the vaf forums/website, espesially at first. Many thanks ahead of time for Mr. Dr and his family. Jay
Forum: RV-4 02-19-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,916
Posted By jflyboy
can i move these pics'...

to the gerneral discussion area or the rv-4 forum? how do i do that? i believe more people will see them that way, thanks Jay
Forum: RV-4 02-19-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,916
Posted By jflyboy
wow...

it actually works, i am not an technical idiot like i thought i was. here are some more...
Forum: RV-4 02-19-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,916
Posted By jflyboy
My RV-4 pics

Here is my "airplane" i cant wait to get it home, sorry for the sloppy pics, i got them from the fellow i bought the kit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,927
Posted By jflyboy
thanks....

for the input, the spars in the kit i bought are the do-it-your-self type and are primered. The fellows work looks excellant (of course i have an untrained eye but.) i couldnt find any marks or even...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,927
Posted By jflyboy
Oooooh Yeah!!!!

I bought my Rv-4 tail and wing kit:D Looked at the kit yesterday and decided to "take the plunge" so to speak. tail kit is complete, Most of the control surfaces are complete the wings are clecoed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,189
Posted By jflyboy
i need some help!!!

I have found an rv-4 kit in my area, it is an emp, and wing kit. the emp is complete, the wing kit is clecoed together, the spar is finished, i have not seen it yet other than some pictures. The kit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2007, 12:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 54,590
Posted By jflyboy
I have been checking this forum off and on for a...

I have been checking this forum off and on for a few days, but today i skipped to the last page and noticed, "we will all be waiting for word of recovery" i was totally floored, i thought one of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By jflyboy
Hey thanks for the cooking tip!!! my dad got my...

Hey thanks for the cooking tip!!! my dad got my mom a Waring waffle maker for christmas so we have had some awesome waffles the past few days. here is the link. they, the waffle makers, are cool.. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By jflyboy
Cool I just got my Preview plans!!!!

I have just recieved my rv 7 preview plans and the practise project!! i know i havent even scratched the surface yet but everybody starts somewhere. the plans look daunting at first but i think, when...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2007, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,927
Posted By jflyboy
i just got off the phone with vans. scott says...

i just got off the phone with vans. scott says that the outboard wing is the same but the spars are drilled differantly so it isn't possible to hook'em up. O well maybe i'll become an 8 guy anyways...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,927
Posted By jflyboy
8 wings 7 fusalage!!!!

this is probably a retarded question but here goes.. can you put RV-8 wings on a RV-7 fusalage? i found cheap wings but i like the side by side seating of the 7. sorry 8 fans but i'd like to hold my...
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