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Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-21-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By scard
Don't worry about it, just get yours in the air! ...

Don't worry about it, just get yours in the air! It is an easy swap later.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-20-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By scard
+2 for ATF. 15yrs and as far as I know still in...

+2 for ATF. 15yrs and as far as I know still in the -9 I built.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-16-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,250
Posted By scard
Proseal for me. But I guess this whole tape idea...

Proseal for me. But I guess this whole tape idea came along long after I did my last riveted trailing edge. The real magic happens in the setting of the rivets super slowly with thought and...
Forum: RV-4 11-04-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,922
Posted By scard
Dave, I'm glad you are enjoying your CQ...

Dave, I'm glad you are enjoying your CQ Headset!



Gary, here (https://multimedia.3m.com/mws/media/600636O/e-a-rfit-tips-and-tools.pdf?fn=tips_tools_E-A-R%20foamplugs.pdf) is a brief from 3M that...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-14-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,925
Posted By scard
Sometimes when you think you've seen it...

Sometimes when you think you've seen it all...
I've seen it too.
Forum: COMM 10-13-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,195
Posted By scard
As Jerry mentioned, check the wiring on those...

As Jerry mentioned, check the wiring on those jacks! The newer Garmin stuff drops all audio to the left channel (mono) if it sees what it thinks is a short. I have even seen reputable documentation...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-24-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 919,918
Posted By scard
Mike, That looks amazing!

Mike, That looks amazing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,890
Posted By scard
Motivation! My RV project only saw a little fuel...

Motivation!

My RV project only saw a little fuel pump re-work this weekend.
The rest of my weekend included a lot of flying. Much of it: 45 up, 1.5 spin, half cuban, loop, comp turn, roll! It is...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-08-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By scard
The Beringer assembly really is the way to go if...

The Beringer assembly really is the way to go if you can afford it. The "maintenance free" is next level without a tube.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-01-2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,980
Posted By scard
Yeah, I was just about to pipe up. Tread very...

Yeah, I was just about to pipe up. Tread very carefully. "unsatisfactory" aka scared the **** out of me when mounted to the cap on the -9. Stall characteristics went way out of whack. I had good...
Forum: Reviews 08-27-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 972
Posted By scard
Thank you Jerry. I'm glad it worked out. Wiring...

Thank you Jerry. I'm glad it worked out. Wiring issues can be frustrating on a new install. You wouldn't imagine the number of microphone jacks that are wired backwards!

Ask me about that...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-27-2022, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,506
Posted By scard
Sounds like field wire connection to me. I had a...

Sounds like field wire connection to me. I had a long saga where the symptoms were similar years ago. And I was "SURE" the field wire was all good until I ripped the whole thing out, including the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-23-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By scard
What Larry and Bill said. I too machined new...

What Larry and Bill said.
I too machined new bushings that only improved the condition.
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-14-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,820
Posted By scard
What Paul said. A lot of water can enter in the...

What Paul said. A lot of water can enter in the vicinity of the canopy hinges. I never did get mine perfectly sealed to not have intrusion and damp shins in a real shower.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2022, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,149
Posted By scard
...and, yes, as far as I'm concerned, the real...

...and, yes, as far as I'm concerned, the real homebuilt action is Sun-Wed.
Yes, homebuilt camping and non-camping is roughly separated, by a few feet.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,669
Posted By scard
Completed two RV8 wingtips and moved on to other...

Completed two RV8 wingtips and moved on to other fiberglass bits. Ripped out a 10yr old Andair fuel pump that has never been run, and it's completed plumbing, after getting an email from them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By scard
Leave it to Dan to show off his zero clearance...

Leave it to Dan to show off his zero clearance pants. Saw that one coming. I'm actually starting to work on this now but have no time to spare for "skinny jeans"... Another one of those things...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-27-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,865
Posted By scard
That is my story and I'm sticking to it.

That is my story and I'm sticking to it.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-26-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,865
Posted By scard
Thanks for the order. Only a few more CMW E-Lift...

Thanks for the order.
Only a few more CMW E-Lift on the shelf before we start a backorder run.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,599
Posted By scard
And for some of us, it went "virtual" this year! ...

And for some of us, it went "virtual" this year! There in spirit from open to close for sure. I'll be practicing 90kts again in my rocket ship in just a few months.
CMW will be happy to pitch in...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-22-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,973
Posted By scard
Many congrats! That IS an accomplishment.

Many congrats! That IS an accomplishment.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,437
Posted By scard
The universe has spoken. Time to pull the RV8...

The universe has spoken. Time to pull the RV8 out of the corner and back to shop center to toss MY rocket ship into the air!
It is way more complete than it looks here. Every part of the airframe...
Forum: COMM 07-15-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By scard
Agreed. I have fixtures that every CQ Headset...

Agreed. I have fixtures that every CQ Headset passes through that have seen many thousands of plug in/out cycles that are just fine.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-20-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By scard
Yeah, some straps, and I remember using a lot of...

Yeah, some straps, and I remember using a lot of tape.
Forum: Texas (South) 06-07-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By scard
Yep, EDC or GTU.

Yep, EDC or GTU.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-01-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 504
Posted By scard
Blast from the past indeed. Good on you.

Blast from the past indeed. Good on you.
Forum: Tools 03-17-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,205
Posted By scard
Hakko and Metcal here at CMW. And, one for each...

Hakko and Metcal here at CMW.
And, one for each hand of course.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,541
Posted By scard
A quick run to see...

A quick run to see mom.
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-tq8knXS/0/964a4389/L/i-tq8knXS-L.png
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-23-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,291
Posted By scard
Forget the numbers. I'm very much looking...

Forget the numbers. I'm very much looking forward to that view in my next movement! Awesome picture.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-23-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,330
Posted By scard
Isn't it a hoot how Dan can spark this passionate...

Isn't it a hoot how Dan can spark this passionate conversation that comes up periodically. Tip-up / slider, primer, shop air lines... He knew exactly what would transpire :). The distraction is...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-22-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,330
Posted By scard
Yep. Mine is all copper, that I've been moving...

Yep. Mine is all copper, that I've been moving from space to space for the last 30yrs, with drops taken from the top, with everything sloping back to the source and blowouts at each of the six...
Forum: Texas (South) 02-15-2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By scard
What you found on AirNav is correct. Don is...

What you found on AirNav is correct. Don is usually quite available. You'll probably just want to try again.
(I'm at 40xs)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-07-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,426
Posted By scard
Ahhhh, you ship them to Vlad!!!

Ahhhh, you ship them to Vlad!!!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-07-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,706
Posted By scard
I'm sorry we missed you Jereme. I don't know how...

I'm sorry we missed you Jereme. I don't know how that happened :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,948
Posted By scard
7 full stop / taxi back laps in...

7 full stop / taxi back laps in 25min...
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-WHmZmH7/0/862b3a72/L/i-WHmZmH7-L.jpg
Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-31-2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,430
Posted By scard
We've always had a good time at Boulder. It is...

We've always had a good time at Boulder. It is particularly "RV Friendly" :).

(fist bump to Dula)...
Forum: Safety 01-30-2022, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,276
Posted By scard
Which goes beyond use of the radio, but speaks to...

Which goes beyond use of the radio, but speaks to overall situational awareness. The moment we step foot onto the airfield as pilots, we are called on to be aware. We are all human, but we can...
Forum: California 01-27-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,865
Posted By scard
Disclaimer: TX rv pilot that might have...

Disclaimer: TX rv pilot that might have traveled...

The last time I flew past Half Moon Bay, it was covered in a marine layer, the beauty that we had never seen before as we sailed by at 300-800' a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-24-2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,096
Posted By scard
What a hoot!! Forget the rainbow, how about that...

What a hoot!!
Forget the rainbow, how about that ball cap and headset the star of the show was wearing! :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,883
Posted By scard
Me too! (other words for the machine)

Me too!

(other words for the machine)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,883
Posted By scard
I hear you, but no. We shed a tear for each piece...

I hear you, but no.
We shed a tear for each piece of paper that slowly departed the cockpit. Tracking flight progress on the paper chart, the right approach plate in paper... Yep, it still feels...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By scard
How about that. Thanks Scroll. As much as I...

How about that.
Thanks Scroll.
As much as I thought I didn't need a bluetooth headset, because our audio panel has BT, I realized I was wrong. We've found it liberating to be in control of our own...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,378
Posted By scard
You will get there, and it just might change your...

You will get there, and it just might change your life.
Forum: Tools 12-25-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,700
Posted By scard
And who is using something different? This is...

And who is using something different? This is also what I have, but would be willing to pay more for something "better". I can see a lot of potential improvements in the rolo-flair, and might be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,940
Posted By scard
That thing that some of us do periodically...

That thing that some of us do periodically...
Forum: COMM 12-09-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 923
Posted By scard
And a Mouser part# 736-PKGM06TLLN...

And a Mouser part# 736-PKGM06TLLN (https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/LEMO/PKGM06TLLN?qs=mDYDupiwM4DvYW2o4ymyAQ%3D%3D)
Works great with a CQ Headset.
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-22-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,593
Posted By scard
It sounds like maybe you're just getting used to...

It sounds like maybe you're just getting used to a new airframe. It is all good. I have more than a few hours in an RV9, and often use a slip. In fact, it is a bit a part of my program borrowed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,519
Posted By scard
If you fly an RV, and the profile fits, simply...

If you fly an RV, and the profile fits, simply add to your departure checklist, "climb to and maintain 72 degrees (F)." Easy.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-21-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,577
Posted By scard
That is awesome! I'm right behind you Pete, but...

That is awesome! I'm right behind you Pete, but you remind me to fly more. I'm feeling another 2700mi trip (one way) in my bones :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,959
Posted By scard
Wow, I feel for you guys! There was a time, many...

Wow, I feel for you guys! There was a time, many moons ago, that an empennage order was shipped the same week and yielded instant rivet banging. A glorious sensation it is. Hold strong and do...
Forum: Reviews 10-24-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,537
Posted By scard
John, It is great to hear that you are enjoying...

John,
It is great to hear that you are enjoying your headset. Let us know if you need anything.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,722
Posted By scard
As Bill said, a full hose down with LPS2. If...

As Bill said, a full hose down with LPS2. If that doesn't make them completely happy in 30sec, throw them out. The reality is that there are so many of these that are flying around for 30yrs with...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 10-21-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,350
Posted By scard
Woof! I love this. I've been known to take a...

Woof! I love this. I've been known to take a day and see how many I can hit. In Texas, this is multiple overnight trips that aren't possible to be "home in time for dinner"...

Maybe if I launched...
Forum: Interiors 10-21-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,272
Posted By scard
We're on year 14 of heavy abuse of our Classic...

We're on year 14 of heavy abuse of our Classic Aero seats that are Fabric and still look great.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,547
Posted By scard
Petit Jean was a hoot and a holler' as always...

Petit Jean was a hoot and a holler' as always with quite the eclectic cast of characters. The first thing we did when we got home was cook up a big pan of colorful steamed vegetables :).
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-11-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,478
Posted By scard
Makes me almost feel like a hoarder these days. ...

Makes me almost feel like a hoarder these days. The engine for the RV8 sitting on the floor for too many years (I'm sorry Rhonda!). But it is like my own little money tree.
2022 for...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-10-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,500
Posted By scard
That is next level commitment! I can't wait to...

That is next level commitment! I can't wait to see your airplane some day.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-09-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,500
Posted By scard
"depth of a rivet head" isn't going to do it. ...

"depth of a rivet head" isn't going to do it. Make yourself test coupons and do not machine countersink so much that the back side becomes a knife edge.
Forum: COMM 10-07-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,034
Posted By scard
So true. It reminds me of our diamond of...

So true. It reminds me of our diamond of diamonds inbound for a very important missing man over the Air force Academy in CO not so long ago, fully listening to country music for a couple of miles on...
Forum: Safety 10-07-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,804
Posted By scard
It is still part of the program Paul, and has...

It is still part of the program Paul, and has even tumbled some efis gyros from the last decade :). I practice it often too. But (as this thread drifts), I certainly wouldn't imagine doing it IMC.
Forum: Safety 10-06-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,145
Posted By scard
I'm glad you asked (or reported your success)! ...

I'm glad you asked (or reported your success)! There is a growing community of bush pilots using the Wendy Exfil helmet which works great with your CQ...
Forum: Reviews 10-06-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,882
Posted By scard
It just never gets old hearing about happy...

It just never gets old hearing about happy customers. We very much appreciate every one of you.

The truth is that the name just kind of happened. In the beginning, when I was laser focused on the...
Forum: COMM 09-28-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,374
Posted By scard
From the other side (it is a "headset problem of...

From the other side (it is a "headset problem of course"), does it do it with the mic disconnected?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,694
Posted By scard
Good Op Chris!

Good Op Chris!
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