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Forum: West (and Southwest) 11-25-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,615
Posted By AcroSmoke
I have a 7 in Albuquerque. Double Eagle II...

I have a 7 in Albuquerque. Double Eagle II KAEG.
There is a 14 down at Mid Valley too.
Give me a holler.
David Otero
505-328-6391
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,428
Posted By AcroSmoke
I get a lot of interesting comments when people...

I get a lot of interesting comments when people see the registration number on my plane. Everything from, “Way cool” to, “you better hope the FAA doesn’t see that.” I get a chuckle out of the later...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,131
Posted By AcroSmoke
Did a little formation acro.

Did a little formation acro.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,387
Posted By AcroSmoke
That will work

That will work
Forum: Reviews 04-20-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,063
Posted By AcroSmoke
Thanks for your support Rick. David...

Thanks for your support Rick.

David Otero
BladeSox, LLC
www.BladeSox.com
RV-7
Forum: Reviews 05-12-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,587
Posted By AcroSmoke
Thanks Chuck for your endorsement. I?m truly...

Thanks Chuck for your endorsement.
I?m truly enjoying making BladeSox for so many plane owners and builders.
Can?t wait to see your 10 in the air.

David Otero
www.bladesox.com
RV-7. N505RV
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,627
Posted By AcroSmoke
Thanks for the info. I will try to contact...

Thanks for the info. I will try to contact them.
Are you aware of any other clinics happening in the Spring?

Stogie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,627
Posted By AcroSmoke
Formation Clinic Schedule 2019

I?m trying to plan my year and would like to know if anyone has a FFI clinic scheduled for 2019.
I would also be interested in hosting a clinic in Albuquerque, NM (KAEG) if there is and interested...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,441
Posted By AcroSmoke
How much extension does it give you?

How much extension does it give you?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2017, 05:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,959
Posted By AcroSmoke
Congratulations!!!!

Congratulations!!!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-30-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 832
Views: 641,359
Posted By AcroSmoke
N505RV @ KAEG

http://s58.photobucket.com/user/AcroSmoke/media/20170109_100316%20copy_zpspotgqotc.jpg.html#
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,026
Posted By AcroSmoke
Nice! I'm adding that to my "to build"...

Nice! I'm adding that to my "to build" list.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,727
Posted By AcroSmoke
I'm in Albuquerque and have some contacts. Where...

I'm in Albuquerque and have some contacts. Where in New Mexico?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 27,400
Posted By AcroSmoke
My experimenting with vinyl. Thought I would...

My experimenting with vinyl. Thought I would start with the horizontal and vertical, see how well it goes befor any major covering or control surface removal.
It is a learning curve bet so far...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 27,400
Posted By AcroSmoke
I spoke to a guy in Oshkosh last year and tried...

I spoke to a guy in Oshkosh last year and tried to get a price. All he would tell me is that it would be cheaper than paint. He said for me to get a paint quote and bring it on o him and he would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,595
Posted By AcroSmoke
And...if your late with your payment the penalty...

And...if your late with your payment the penalty is 10%. :)
But don't tell too many people or they may raise the tax.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,576
Posted By AcroSmoke
Update: N505RV Segundo Veinto My RV-7 project...

Update:
N505RV Segundo Veinto

My RV-7 project started on January 5th, 2014. As with most airplane kits, it started with the empennage kit. From the moment I opened the first crate, I knew this would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,576
Posted By AcroSmoke
2 Years to First Flight

One week shy of the 2 year anniversary of the day I started my RV-7, N505RV took to the air. Couldn't have happened without the help and support of my wonderful wife and great friends. I'll post more...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,150
Posted By AcroSmoke
Another suggestion. I bought some cheap thin...

Another suggestion.
I bought some cheap thin carpet from the hardware store for the top of my bench. This will help protect parts from getting scratched by small aluminum shavings. I think a 6' X 8'...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,050
Posted By AcroSmoke
Very timely post for me as well. I Sikaflexed my...

Very timely post for me as well. I Sikaflexed my slider canopy and used West Systems 410 Fairing filler on the front and sides of the windscreen with the idea of adding glass on top of that. After a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,666
Posted By AcroSmoke
I agree with Spark68, keep track of the cigar...

I agree with Spark68, keep track of the cigar consumption, I just don't want to know how much that adding to the build cost. ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By AcroSmoke
Illinois Builders/Owners Group

I would like to connect with the Illinois RV builders and flyers to put together an RV Builders/Owners Group.
Currently in the Chicago-land area, I know of 4 RVs under construction including my own....
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-19-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,849
Posted By AcroSmoke
Looking great Josh! Give me a holler if you need...

Looking great Josh! Give me a holler if you need a hand.
Jim, I'm in Willowbrook building a 7. Just about have the wings done and my fuselage arrives late June. We should all get together for lunch...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,696
Posted By AcroSmoke
Too funny! I probably would have been too...

Too funny!
I probably would have been too embarrassed and would have taxied back, shut down, climbed out to take a look and start over.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,010
Posted By AcroSmoke
Congratulations!!!

Congratulations!!!
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-28-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,973
Posted By AcroSmoke
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By AcroSmoke
Another proseal question

I haven't closed up my tank and the proseal on the ribs and stiffeners has cured. I want to add some extra proseal to rivets and ribs just to make sure they are less likely to leak, will it stick ok...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-05-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,400
Posted By AcroSmoke
I had a similar issue when riveting the rudder...

I had a similar issue when riveting the rudder stiffeners using the C frame. I found that I was applying a slight pressure to on side of my gun than another when I pulled the trigger. With a little...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 119,660
Posted By AcroSmoke
Could not make any combination of my wife's or my...

Could not make any combination of my wife's or my initials work with any birthday or anniversary.
So we picked 505RV.
505 is my home town area code. ;)
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-05-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,010
Views: 1,471,271
Posted By AcroSmoke
Started today

I started working on my empennage kit today. After three hours, I have the rear spar ready for rivets and started on the front spar. Going very smooth so far.

<a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-24-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,450
Posted By AcroSmoke
Congratulations!!

Congratulations!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,416
Posted By AcroSmoke
FOD

I found that the first culprit is usually a particle of aluminum jamming the two pieces together. No mater how well we deburr and inspect, we have Al sawdust all over our shop.
Blow it out with your...
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