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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues Yesterday, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By Vlad
Itís black after several hours in my engine :)

Itís black after several hours in my engine :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-27-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 48,638
Posted By Vlad
#68 Fremont Island

I haven't landed on an island for a while. Couple days ago scored another one. Fremont Island on Great Salt Lake has two backcountry airstrips a lower and upper. I landed on the upper....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,403
Posted By Vlad
Thanks Paul! I know a couple of Walmarts within...

Thanks Paul! I know a couple of Walmarts within walking distance from airports :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By Vlad
Happy testing Eric. Enjoy!

Happy testing Eric. Enjoy!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 624,739
Posted By Vlad
You are not Steve you are fit man! Keep those...

You are not Steve you are fit man! Keep those marathons running.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,325
Posted By Vlad
If Grinch doesnít take it I am interested :D

If Grinch doesnít take it I am interested :D
Forum: Canada 11-22-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Vlad
Thanks for info Andy. I need to renew mine third...

Thanks for info Andy. I need to renew mine third time.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 198,032
Posted By Vlad
Center bottom skin wear

Those who are still building and expect a lot of flying take a look at this center bottom fuselage skin wear F-976. You might want to prevent it by putting a sort of anti chafing material....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,794
Posted By Vlad
Back to flight test mode after replacing couple...

Back to flight test mode after replacing couple pistons...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 11-21-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,795
Posted By Vlad
Certificate of Achievement

Received yesterday :)

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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-17-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,410
Posted By Vlad
I wish Ron it doesn't work the way we want. I...

I wish Ron it doesn't work the way we want. I will start looking for third engine as soon as I start flying the second :D

Hey it's been almost ten years ago when I tasted Nova Scotia lobsters. Is...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-17-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,410
Posted By Vlad
Thanks to all who responded with advice. There is...

Thanks to all who responded with advice. There is no way to buy the second engine from the factory on the same build number. However a good friend of mine is offering his. Still looking for Lord...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,783
Posted By Vlad
I am so jealous! I am just a couple RV hours from...

I am so jealous! I am just a couple RV hours from all the fun :D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-15-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,410
Posted By Vlad
Thanks Tom! The motor is still breathing and is...

Thanks Tom! The motor is still breathing and is good around the patch but I wouldn't go on a long xcountry behind it. There is a limit for everything. Hey if you ever in my woods you have a place to...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-14-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,410
Posted By Vlad
Lightbulb Wanted; Factory New Engine

It's time for a new motor. Wanted to buy factory new Lycoming XO-320-D2G. Willing to pick up.

Also interested in new mounting bonded kit Lord J-9613-40 and dynafocal D-1 new (old style) WD-739-PC...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,339
Posted By Vlad
Fifty six hundred plus...

Fifty six hundred plus...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,339
Posted By Vlad
Looked inside another tired cylinder. I don't...

Looked inside another tired cylinder. I don't think it will make it three TBOs it's exhausted. Anyone has a new O-320-D2G for sale?...
Forum: Photography 11-04-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Congratulations on first solo Rocky! Nice job!...

Congratulations on first solo Rocky! Nice job! Good video too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Vlad
Так держать!

Congratulations Rob! Nice aircraft you have. Come visit next year let's do some serious...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 624,739
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up That's a nice one Steve! That might still stay on...

That's a nice one Steve! That might still stay on the same spot when snow melts from the tail :D

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 624,739
Posted By Vlad
I noticed Steve if a rope connecting chocks is...

I noticed Steve if a rope connecting chocks is loose, a 40 mph wind gust moves even heavier metal chock if is it's not under the wheel load.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 10-21-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,795
Posted By Vlad
I like your approach Greg! I may do the same with...

I like your approach Greg! I may do the same with Wyoming I live on the state line :D
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 10-21-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,795
Posted By Vlad
Thanks! The Carolinas folded their programs years...

Thanks! The Carolinas folded their programs years ago. I was almost done with SC but it was too late. Leather jacket fund dried out :)

North Dakota has similar passport program and adjacent southern...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 10-21-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,795
Posted By Vlad
Awards

Program completed. The highest award was shipped to my Utah address. Thanks for fun Maryland!

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Forum: RV-8/8A 10-12-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By Vlad
I second that. A good thing to have. If I had one...

I second that. A good thing to have. If I had one it would speed up my build for a least two weeks :)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-11-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,305
Posted By Vlad
Could be painter's masking tape trace Paul.

Could be painter's masking tape trace Paul.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,938
Posted By Vlad
Get the Mistress fixed and head my way. You will...

Get the Mistress fixed and head my way. You will never regret :D

CJ with the GBE tube

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/CJ_with_the_device_-_1.jpeg

Loading procedure. Rangeley...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,669
Posted By Vlad
I was reading every single post by Kevin Horton....

I was reading every single post by Kevin Horton. Wealth of knowledge shared over the years thanks Kevin! Glad to have you here.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-06-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,440
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Thanks for bringing us on your adventure Ben!...

Thanks for bringing us on your adventure Ben! Love the scenery love the writing... PM sent...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,629
Posted By Vlad
Impressive

Hey Chuck,

Wondering if I met your Mare over GWB some four (five?) years ago? You made a heck of an impressive course reversal there I remember the paint scheme. The Mare left for Long Island after...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-05-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,015
Posted By Vlad
Good job at nice pace Jared! What's the timing on...

Good job at nice pace Jared! What's the timing on the fuselage?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,499
Posted By Vlad
Those are good drinks you are having Ivan....

Those are good drinks you are having Ivan. Congratulations!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-05-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By Vlad
Bill I like your solution on flexible ducting....

Bill I like your solution on flexible ducting. What brand are those zip ties?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-04-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By Vlad
Amazing picture Dan! I have a similar taken by...

Amazing picture Dan! I have a similar taken by Troy Branch out of his impressive British Columbia hangar and I couldn't find it believe it or not :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 60
Sticky: Daily RV Pic
Views: 10,738
Posted By Vlad
Somewhere on a beach. Long time ago...

Somewhere on a beach. Long time ago :)

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 60
Sticky: Daily RV Pic
Views: 10,738
Posted By Vlad
Somewhere over the Bahamas ten years ago. Picture...

Somewhere over the Bahamas ten years ago. Picture by Ted Chang. Keep building...

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Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-27-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,890
Posted By Vlad
You can race in ground effect too. And lose......

You can race in ground effect too. And lose... :D

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Racing_-_1.jpeg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,404
Posted By Vlad
Nice imaging Antonio thanks! Glad to see the...

Nice imaging Antonio thanks! Glad to see the Tower is still in business :)

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,404
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Beautiful tail art Keith!

Beautiful tail art Keith!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-25-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,890
Posted By Vlad
I've been there several times with my RV. The...

I've been there several times with my RV. The backcountry strip runs parallel to the speed tracks. Cool place indeed....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,008
Posted By Vlad
Pledge from Walmart seems to do the same Plexus...

Pledge from Walmart seems to do the same Plexus job twice a day for less money :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,629
Posted By Vlad
Good report Steve! How did I miss that island? :)

Good report Steve! How did I miss that island? :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,388
Posted By Vlad
I remember that ride too. Where time goes? Almost...

I remember that ride too. Where time goes? Almost a decade... :D

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,388
Posted By Vlad
You will be all right Rocky. Nothing to worry...

You will be all right Rocky. Nothing to worry about if all your paperwork is in order. I've been there couple three times FSDO guys are friendly. Just let them run the talk show...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,345
Posted By Vlad
Good to see Dave the Boss finally took a ride...

Good to see Dave the Boss finally took a ride...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 624,739
Posted By Vlad
What about the fishes? :)

What about the fishes? :)
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,754
Posted By Vlad
Jim Carey did it recently...

Jim Carey did it recently https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=160558 good read here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations Alex! You've been an inspiration...

Congratulations Alex! You've been an inspiration for me while I was building (2006-2010ish). I just punched in a decade of enjoyment. Thank...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-04-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By Vlad
Lucky you I was having a Canadian Whiskey :D:D:D

Lucky you I was having a Canadian Whiskey :D:D:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-04-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By Vlad
Funny I lost a screw from the same top position...

Funny I lost a screw from the same top position an hour into Phase One.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-02-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,799
Posted By Vlad
I use thread locker in two places on my airplane....

I use thread locker in two places on my airplane. Nose gear bolt and all wheel fairings screws. The torque seal on gear bolt is checked and reapplied every condition inspection ( bolt replaced every...
Forum: RV-14 09-02-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,963
Posted By Vlad
Steve and Allan are probably industry leaders....

Steve and Allan are probably industry leaders. Here are my control surfaces locks. I am parked under the elements for nearly a decade and these held the gusts up to 50 knots....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,758
Posted By Vlad
Talking Iron Butt Mike

My type of flying Mike! Heck of a push :D
Forum: The RV Grin 08-29-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,601
Posted By Vlad
What a great picture Terry! What kind of camera?...

What a great picture Terry! What kind of camera? A smartphone?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,758
Posted By Vlad
Talking Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport Fly In

There was a rare event in Wyoming. A fly in at 48U Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport. Free breakfast, a themed T-shirt with a hat, a bumper sticker and a medallion for pilots. Seven...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-28-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,795
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up That's a mighty journey James thanks! It makes me...

That's a mighty journey James thanks! It makes me jealous. Good photography!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-21-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By Vlad
Hi David, The original hoses might be so...

Hi David,

The original hoses might be so distorted it's better to slice them then fight to remove. I had one literally fused to the tube. First time I changed them after several hundred hours for...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-21-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By Vlad
Enjoyed your short video thanks! Nice music.

Enjoyed your short video thanks! Nice music.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-19-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,261
Posted By Vlad
Thanks Mike appreciate the reminder. I am aware...

Thanks Mike appreciate the reminder. I am aware of it. The seam is closed shut inside without any RTV protruding. How have you been? How is CJ haven't heard from him for a while....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-19-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,261
Posted By Vlad
Smile Unlucky this time

I change filter every two years on average. I was unlucky this time ACS sent me a bigger one. Exchange/return would take a lot of time I decided to do a surgery to it.
Sharp blade, safety wire to...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-17-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 216,684
Posted By Vlad
Marble CO

Marble, Colorado is an airstrip located in a valley 17 miles southwest of Aspen KASE. A pretty place at 7800 feet. You have to sign a waiver prior to landing there. Here is the link...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,204
Posted By Vlad
Nobody can compete with Martin John. I like that...

Nobody can compete with Martin John. I like that huge cardboard box you put your backpack on :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,204
Posted By Vlad
Flew to three places today. Checked a mountain...

Flew to three places today. Checked a mountain airstrip. Beautiful but rough for RV.

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Then flew over Aspen to the highest airport...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-14-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By Vlad
Rob your pictures didn't show up. There is a...

Rob your pictures didn't show up. There is a how-to insert pictures tab in the upper left corner of this page.
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