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Forum: RV-9/9A 11-22-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,921
Posted By 6ato14a
Slipping a cessna 170

Someone referenced Cessna 1xx. With an instructor on final with full flaps and high I initiated a slip. Instructor yelled and he never did that. We went to altitude and he said now do that. Set...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-20-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By 6ato14a
Call me

Please give me a call.
Dave 303-772-2202
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-13-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By 6ato14a

I sent you a pm.
Forum: RV-10 09-28-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,432
Posted By 6ato14a
Pull it in

How about pulling the plane into the hangar and pushing it out?
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-25-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By 6ato14a
Rh latch

I will be sending you a pm.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,125
Posted By 6ato14a
What brand of sips panels? What insulation is in...

What brand of sips panels? What insulation is in the panels? Where did they come from? Did you have trouble finding a contractor to put it together?
Forum: Oregon 09-19-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,195
Posted By 6ato14a

+1 for WAAAM. a friend and I hit 8 airplane museum on a nortwest trip and WAAAM was the best of the bunch.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-15-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,635
Posted By 6ato14a
Flare size

What are you looking at to tell the flare is undersiza?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-14-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,617
Posted By 6ato14a
Earll’s plumbing

Check out Earl’s plumbing part number 923104erl or 923016erl. They are expensive but have a swivel on the pipe thread. Might work.
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-13-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 206,485
Posted By 6ato14a
Big tires

How did you put the big tires on? What did youdo to the nosewheel? I would love to call you about that whole process and how you like it. You cam pm me or call me at 303-772-2202 or email...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-09-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,152
Posted By 6ato14a
Liquid piston

I meant to say google “liquid piston.” Similar to a Wankel but very interesting twist that you really need to look at to picture what they are doing. The one they have in a go cart is air cooled...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-09-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,152
Posted By 6ato14a
Engine dreams

OK so I’m dreaming but I want a “liquid piston.” I know that won’t be available till long after I’m dead. Look it up. I fear it is like most of the other dream engines of the past but we can all...
Forum: Midwest 09-07-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By 6ato14a

I recommend KLMO but I am biased as I base there. Metro is towered and has lots of taxi time to get anywhere. Call if you want more info.

Forum: RV-14 09-04-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,811
Posted By 6ato14a
Picture would be great

I don’t have the bogart bar but would consider getting one if it was easy to
Lock all three controls.

Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,319
Posted By 6ato14a
I think you can

I built a fence with a pneumatic nail gun with 16d nails. I had my 2000 watt Honda generator and a small Craftsman compressor in the bucket of my tractor and it did just fine. I’m guessing it would...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-22-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,291
Posted By 6ato14a

Kind of sad but in today’s world my wife’s comment was “is it real?” I hope it was a real photo.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By 6ato14a

I have a white tape that seems to have really sticky stuff. I have never tried it on my rv. I’m kind of afraid of taking off the paint. I can send you some if you will make a donation to VAF. Call...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-02-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By 6ato14a

Went to 8 museums on a 12 day trip a few years ago. WAAAM was the best of the bunch.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By 6ato14a

Try. 801-561-0420
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-16-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,924
Posted By 6ato14a

Pm sent once.
Forum: Aircraft Camping 07-13-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,235
Posted By 6ato14a
Granite Falls

Granite Falls is closer to your line of flight but will require extra time . Friends stopped there for fuel and discovered the museum. Fagen Fighters WWII museum. Look them up. It looks...
Forum: Oregon 06-22-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By 6ato14a

Find time to visit WAAAM In Hood River. Fantastic antique aircraft and automobile museum and lots of other stuff too. Best of 8 museums a friend and I visited on a ten day trip to pick up a kit in...
Forum: Midwest 06-14-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By 6ato14a
SD attractions

Jewell cave was very good and if you like theater The Blackhills Playhouse in Custer State Park was great. Been a while since I was there so report back here if you go.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-04-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,021
Posted By 6ato14a
Return to wa

Pm sent for your return trip.
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-04-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By 6ato14a
Maybe the photos

Forum: RV-7/7A 06-04-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By 6ato14a
What I did

I made some of these and folks seem to like them. As previously mentioned you can’t hang your arm out but the canopy allows ventilation but can’t blow open from tailwind or bad helicopter or jet...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By 6ato14a
Poplar grove

Great airport and it seemed like several motels in town.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-18-2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By 6ato14a
Broken screw extractor

I have a screw broken off in a nut plate. Small part of screw sticking through back of nut plate. What tool can I use to grab the screw threads and continue screwing the broken part the rest of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,353
Posted By 6ato14a
Get some rides

I bought a 6a unintentionally. Long story. Expected to sell it. Flew it a few hours and couldn’t part with it. Sat in both 14 and 14a (check my name above) and bought a partially built kit. ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-12-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,346
Posted By 6ato14a
Canopy latch

Here is the latch I made for my 6a. It allows the canopy to be open for taxi but to not open all the way from a wind or prop blast. Having trouble with attaching the photo but if you email me at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,223
Posted By 6ato14a
Some father daughter friends built an rv7a. ...

Some father daughter friends built an rv7a. While building a friend of Connie’s said “I would never fly an airplane I built” to which Connie replied “ I wouldn’t fly an airplane you built either!”
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,073
Posted By 6ato14a
Boulder 14

I’m in longmont and would like to talk to the 14 guy in Boulder too. My number is 303-772-2202. Thanks.
Forum: RV-14 08-01-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,739
Posted By 6ato14a
14a conversion to tailwheel

Has anyone converted a 14 a to a conventional gear after the empennage was completed?

How hard was it?

How much in parts cost?

Forum: COMM 07-28-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,617
Posted By 6ato14a
Pm sent

Thanks for considering
Forum: RV-14 07-23-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,164
Posted By 6ato14a
Pm sent

Marc, I sent you a pm. Good luck looking at the 14.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,776
Posted By 6ato14a
A bunch of pictures and video of your friends...

A bunch of pictures and video of your friends dent pulling sure would be fun to see. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 739
Posted By 6ato14a
Weight for testing

How do you test for weight less than the test pilot? Can you get out of cg by having a 90 pound or less pilot?
Forum: RV-14 04-27-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,729
Posted By 6ato14a
14a kit

I have a 14a kit I would part with. Wings, fuselage, empenage and finish kit. Fuselage and empenage are together. Wings are beyond quickbuld. Please call me at 303-772-2202 if interested. It is...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-13-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,360
Posted By 6ato14a
6a for sale

Call troy at 303-709-7145
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,057
Posted By 6ato14a
Tug attachment

Loved the tug pushing the Citabria
How does it attach to the tailwheel?
Would it work on rv-a model?
Any more pictures?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,300
Posted By 6ato14a
Hangar development

Around here it doesn't make economic sense to build a hangar. Our local bureaucrats have made the process so onerous that it takes a year to get a permit. Once it is built you can rent it for about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By 6ato14a
Static line


I have access to a urethane 1/4 od line that i have used for pitot and static on a non rv plane. The id is smaller than polyethlene but should still work on the rivet static line. If...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,170
Posted By 6ato14a
Slip with flaps

I know of a cessna 170 that you don?t want to slip with full flaps. A small slip will spin the plane immediately. Luckily i had a good instructor when I was high on final and started a slip and he...
Forum: RV-14 11-17-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,157
Posted By 6ato14a
Almost rv14 seat mod

I really like the easy exit mod but I only use it for a few seconds while getting in or out but the almost rv14 seat mod is absolutely wonderful for hours on end.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,182
Posted By 6ato14a
Colorado rvs

Lots of rvs in Colorado. I?m in longmont with an rv6a. If you are close I can show it to you. Rv people are pretty friendly so find one and pick their brain. KLMO probably has twenty of various...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 22,797
Posted By 6ato14a
Comments please

I?ve never tried this but i will someday until then i think i like the idea. When asked for lowest acceptable offer I say to the buyer ? tell you what, I?ll write my lowest acceptable selling price...
Forum: Midwest 09-12-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By 6ato14a

Please call me. I?m in Longmont. 303-772-2202
Forum: California 09-02-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,802
Posted By 6ato14a
Rv9 mods

I have a 6a with the almost 14 seat mod and still find it very cozy with two people in it. What other mods can be done to make it bigger or at least make it feel bigger. The 14 seat mod made a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-26-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,805
Posted By 6ato14a

That is one cool hangar. What was it built to house and how many of them?
Forum: RV-14 08-25-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,550
Posted By 6ato14a
New Liberty airport

Where is the closest airport to you?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 782
Posted By 6ato14a
Ifly gps

Has anyone subscribed to the ?streets? option on the adventure pilot I fly gps?
How about a user report?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-26-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 71,300
Posted By 6ato14a

Considering where you are today you should go to Hood River to the
WAAAM museum. A friend and I hit eight museums while picking up a kit. WAAAM was by far the best.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,238
Posted By 6ato14a

There is a hairy chested Howard based machine known as ?Mr Dickinson? with a1340 engine and is some bigger than a standard Howard. Somewhat similar to ?Mr Mulligan.? His placard probably wouldn?t...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-01-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,399
Posted By 6ato14a

[QUOTE=Mel;1350233]Fuselage is not wider. It is slightly longer (more leg room) and the seat pan is lowered to give more headroom. But width is the same on the -6, -7, and -9.[/QUOT

Would it be...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-01-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,399
Posted By 6ato14a

[QUOTE=Mel;1350233]Fuselage is not wider. It is slightly longer (more leg room) and the seat pan is lowered to give more headroom. But width is the same on the -6, -7, and -9.[/QUOT

Would it be at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,679
Posted By 6ato14a

So how do you get the proseal components in the syringe?
How long can you leave it in the syringe?
Are both syringe s the same size?
I assume (I know that is bad) you measure with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,568
Posted By 6ato14a
Hangar door

I don?t have a higher power door but I?ve seen several of them and they are impressive. Door engineering makes a similar door that is one piece but a different concept in lifting. A big advantage...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,852
Posted By 6ato14a
Local authorities

Let us know if you really don?t have local bureaucrats telling what you can do. I might be moving to Kingsville if true.
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-22-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,187
Posted By 6ato14a

Pm sent for pictures of second latch
Forum: Oregon 04-09-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,929
Posted By 6ato14a

If you are close to HoodRiver I strongly recommend WAAAM museum. Western Antique Aviation Automobile Museum. A friend and I visited 8 museums in the northwest and WAAAM was definitely the...
Forum: GPS 04-04-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 118,468
Posted By 6ato14a
Lowrance 2000


Can?t blame lowrance. Only a few airplanes and millions of boats. I agree best gps ever. The question is how do we get updated database? I still use mine all the time,...
Forum: Midwest 03-14-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,800
Posted By 6ato14a
Longmont is best

If you don?t mind uncontrolled airspace KLMO Longmont is the best. if you call (3037722202) me I can recommend some things. Probably can find a hangar.

Dave shenk
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,599
Posted By 6ato14a
Not today!

[QUOTE=dbegeman;1331342]anyone in the Denver area that has done this mod to a -6A tip up that I could check out?

No one is even moving in Denver today. Certainly not in an airplane.

I claim to...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-07-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,358
Posted By 6ato14a
Around the 4th of July


Can I ride with one of those pilots?
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