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Forum: RV-8/8A 02-10-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,936
Posted By pfactor
Why is the -38 cheaper than the -36? $4 vs...

Why is the -38 cheaper than the -36? $4 vs $10..
supply / demand?
:confused:

I also need 4;)
I know I know.. ancient thread..
Forum: Painting your RV 01-29-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,049
Posted By pfactor
They have an ad in ba....stor..ers.....

They have an ad in ba....stor..ers..



Sad..
sorry for you troubles..

thanks for warning the rest of us..
Forum: ADS-B 07-22-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 42,384
Posted By pfactor
https://www.dallasavionics.com/cgi-bin/navworx.cgi...

https://www.dallasavionics.com/cgi-bin/navworx.cgi?faction=ads600exp

Friend is in this boat.. can't get any answer.. email phone.. nothing.. as others have experienced..


Experimental Aircraft...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,741
Posted By pfactor
http://theclaytontribune.com/news-subscribers/rabu...

http://theclaytontribune.com/news-subscribers/rabun-residents-decry-proposed-aerobatic-box

Sorry to revive old thread ,.. I cant read the article, but seems some people have a problem,,, anyone...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,535
Posted By pfactor
AND if you forgot something.. if you catch the...

AND if you forgot something.. if you catch the order before it ships it;s easy to change.. without talking to anyone.. online! done it ..

/A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,111
Posted By pfactor
They don't care

I complained a long time ago about this.. but as long as they get the registration fee.. they don't really care..

You have an airplane kit or an aircraft.. you can reserve a number.. other wise.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,206
Posted By pfactor
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=131713

I USED to use their product a long time ago.. it was a pain then, and I didn't get all the features I was supposed to.. so.. this is...
Forum: Northeast 06-25-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,649
Posted By pfactor
Too cool.... nice job.. remember.. what comes...

Too cool.... nice job.. remember.. what comes around is all around..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,089
Posted By pfactor
Thumbs up I have seen this beauty at Perry.. Congrats Tim...

I have seen this beauty at Perry.. Congrats Tim .. well deserved.. sorry we missed you at SNF.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-12-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,119
Posted By pfactor
Great trip report! It was for sure a pleasure...

Great trip report!

It was for sure a pleasure meeting you two (and all the other great people) at SNF..

You guys were very helpful to me in sharing knowledge.. more than you know!

I'm an hour...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-12-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,406
Posted By pfactor
nice photo.. wait.... I think I saw that guy at...

nice photo.. wait.... I think I saw that guy at HBC!
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-15-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,954
Posted By pfactor
Did a test fit of my seats today.. The wedge...

Did a test fit of my seats today..
The wedge cushion I got with my seats makes a big (good) difference in the angle of my leg compared to no wedge. still close to bottom of panel, but not too bad.

I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-28-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,497
Posted By pfactor
correct.. not blocked open... that was to fit the...

correct.. not blocked open... that was to fit the skirts..

I bought a piece of shower panel trim L shaped from Lowes and trimmed to fit, and put it up at the back of the layover for a nice clean...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,548
Posted By pfactor
Thanks Kurt.. was just reading the instructions...

Thanks Kurt.. was just reading the instructions for spinner.. and it said put the bulkhead under the crush plate.. good to know it will work this way with the bolts/washers on the bulkhead itself..!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,548
Posted By pfactor
just in case someone is searching for answers...

just in case someone is searching for answers like I was...

I also needed the 5/8" crush plate with the 'Gen 3' prop. I had to put it behind the front bulkhead, next to the prop to make the spinner...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,082
Posted By pfactor
This is a Galaxy tab 3 we were using. It was a...

This is a Galaxy tab 3 we were using. It was a warm day in an rv12.....

Interestingly just crashed while learning app here in the fbo..just now.

I agree maybe device related . Pain though.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,082
Posted By pfactor
Unfortunately, Garmin pilot has stopped.......

Unfortunately, Garmin pilot has stopped.... navigating on friends android.. constantly. . Making me not go with Garmin when time comes for mine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 24,969
Posted By pfactor
Watching my daughters jaw drop many times during...

Watching my daughters jaw drop many times during the week.

Watching Van help the kids on the RV-12 wing build.

Meeting the Rutan brothers.

Getting back the motivation to finish this project.


and...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-25-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,279
Posted By pfactor
Beautiful plane.. nice job and attention to...

Beautiful plane.. nice job and attention to detail.. the skirt fit is crazy good!

Dave.. thanks so much for taking the time to talk to me and showing me your plane.. and for the priceless hints /...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-25-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,109
Posted By pfactor
Came to OSH (Drove, still building) first time...

Came to OSH (Drove, still building) first time with my daughter..

I would have been there but didn't know about it.. judging from the google search I did..looks to be MY fault for not knowing it...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-15-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,888
Posted By pfactor
Yes ... 295UV + cleaner and primer.. see...

Yes ... 295UV
+ cleaner and primer..
see here..
https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=sika+206+vansairforce+site:www.vansairforce.com

I ended up buying for canopy.. but was already drilled, so I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,530
Posted By pfactor
FAA Response...

MR.......

N-numbers can be reserved by the public as long as they are available to reserve. We have no regulation to limit how many numbers an individual or corporation may reserve. As long as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,701
Posted By pfactor
me too

First of all .. so sorry for your loss..

I was going to do the Paul Dye surgical tubing rivet method, but the previous builder didn't leave enough canopy hole-edge distance for the holes.. and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,530
Posted By pfactor
Thumbs down This is not Sean doing this ( I thinks ) ...

This is not Sean doing this ( I thinks )

Name and address(s) in FAA database come back to this address..

http://visulate.com/rental/visulate_search.php?CORP_ID=L13000170571

REYNOLDS JOHN N...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,530
Posted By pfactor
contact

probably won't do any good but..

http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftemail/aircraftemail.aspx


Appliction: Other
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,843
Posted By pfactor
good question..?? Adhesion ? SCS2000 features...

good question..??
Adhesion ? SCS2000 features primerless adhesion to most nonporous construction materials, eliminating the risks associated with improper primer application on those materials and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,843
Posted By pfactor
OK I'm in

Going to give gluing a shot, as the canopy(bought RV8 kit) I got already had the pilot holes, but not enlarged.. would like to do the Paul Dye method with surgical tubing inserts , but.. some are...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 11-02-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,935
Posted By pfactor
Congrat Dan

Dan is on his way home with his 'new' RV-6a

Clear Skies!

- Andy 1A5
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-31-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,921
Posted By pfactor
Working a little with a guy here, finishing up...

Working a little with a guy here, finishing up checklists.. should be inspected and ready for flight next Thursday.. not sure of the kit #.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 54,393
Posted By pfactor
... glad you both are ok... ...

... glad you both are ok... http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20100509X25424&key=1
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-07-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,388
Posted By pfactor
That's one good lookin' plane.. congrats!

That's one good lookin' plane.. congrats!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2010, 06:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 742
Posted By pfactor
European builders

sorry for short notice, but we are going to be in Italy the week of May 17. Then onto France/Belgium the following week.
Bologna/Bazano - Grenoble - Brussels scheduled.


If anyone needs anything...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-09-2009, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,026
Posted By pfactor
LOL... thanks for coming! Now my turn to...

LOL...

thanks for coming!

Now my turn to come south..

may have to wait though.. .. the wx coming up looks pretty wet.

/Andy
Forum: Southeast 10-16-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,018
Posted By pfactor
Jackson County, NC 24A Fly-In 10/18/2008

Jackson County (24A - NC) Regional Fly-in and family fun day.

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
October 18th , 2008 - (rain date October 19)

Acrobatic Demonstration by Greg Koontz at 1:00 pm


Food /...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,111
Posted By pfactor
cool >> Thanks! was already signed in so.. I...

cool >> Thanks! was already signed in so.. I ASSuMEd...!

/fixed
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,111
Posted By pfactor
EAA videos

Epsound,
Are you a member of the EAA? if not , I highly recommend it.
Online videos they have are interesting to see the basics..


http://www.eaa.org/video/homebuilders.html

I live in an area...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-05-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,082
Posted By pfactor
Bruce, MANY Thanks for coming up to Franklin and...

Bruce,

MANY Thanks for coming up to Franklin and giving me a ride! Quite a surprise!
Awesome.. words can't describe.. keep me motivated!

24A is having a fly-in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,587
Posted By pfactor
Very nice Brian! SOMEDAY I'll make it back out...

Very nice Brian! SOMEDAY I'll make it back out there!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,742
Posted By pfactor
THIS................... +1

THIS................... +1
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2008, 01:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,766
Posted By pfactor
Talking Awesome! Congratulations Rudy! Looks...

Awesome! Congratulations Rudy! Looks beautiful!

Thanks for all the inspirational videos!
Forum: Safety 05-23-2008, 03:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,954
Posted By pfactor
Exclamation FAA proposed AD on Superior cylinders - TCM IO-520, TSIO-520, and IO-550

http://www.aopa.org/aircraft/articles/2008/080522superior.html



The FAA is proposing an airworthiness directive (http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdf/E8-7711.pdf) (AD) for certain Superior Air...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-16-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1,909
Views: 1,238,519
Posted By pfactor
Rudi! Magnificent as usual... We even got it...

Rudi!

Magnificent as usual... We even got it before your website viewers! sweet!

Nice clean well laid-out panel (imho). looking good..

If you ever need a fly-in rest stop in your upcoming world...
Forum: Traditional vs. Alternative Powerplants 03-12-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,386
Posted By pfactor
this is the last post from him earlier this...

this is the last post from him earlier this year.. :(

Last edited by Jim Benson : 01-04-2008 at 01:52 AM.
Jim Benson...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 21,726
Posted By pfactor
Unhappy First of all.. my condolences to all...

First of all.. my condolences to all involved..

correct me if I am wrong here.. but..
when you are talking to the press. (and posting their quotes ) use some constraint in situations like this.. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-29-2008, 06:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,406
Posted By pfactor
re: pinholes...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=17925&highlight=pinhole


also searched a bit.. but couldn't find it.. but remember someone inserting a pin/needle then withdrawing to suck the...
Forum: International 02-17-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,887
Posted By pfactor
just fyi - xpostings

Re: June visit to England

Hi Bruce,

I agree with Andy the Museum at Cosford is great, particularly the
new Cold War exhibition. It's around 2 hrs north on the Motorway ,
sorry Highway. there is...
Forum: International 02-10-2008, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,887
Posted By pfactor
From UK RVboard

From: David Pick,

Others will have their own favourites, but the Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden, Beds. is definitely worth a visit - try and combine it with a flying day - they have all sorts...
Forum: International 02-09-2008, 02:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,887
Posted By pfactor
I am a member of the yahoo UK-RV group (although...

I am a member of the yahoo UK-RV group (although I neither live in the UK or have an RV - please forgive me) and have posted Bruce's message out there.. will keep him posted of results..

Looks...
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-05-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,217
Posted By pfactor
I agree and disagree... (shouldn't this be under...

I agree and disagree... (shouldn't this be under the never-ending debate heading? :) )
Why don't cars get better mileage?
I have a Renault diesel minivan that gets 33 mpg. hauling 6 and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,880
Posted By pfactor
Cut from.. ...

Cut from..
http://www.brainerddispatch.com/stories/011408/new_20080114019.shtml
logins at bugmenot.com

Plane crashes
Homemade aircraft goes down in Round Lake; pilot survives
By MATT ERICKSON...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-08-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,232
Posted By pfactor
I had my first and only ride in an -8. I am 6'3...

I had my first and only ride in an -8. I am 6'3 195 so maybe not quite as big/tall, getting in was a bit tight for legs 36" inseam , not real bad though.. but I had no problem with headroom..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2007, 05:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,031
Posted By pfactor
Here ya go...

Here ya go firefly...http://www.eternal-allegiance.com/images/smilies/violin.gif to all those who had to work.. worked 3rd shift and had to report at midnite, so had to sleep at 2pm or so. mmm wasnt...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,879
Posted By pfactor
The owner of this company gave a small demo at...

The owner of this company gave a small demo at our EAA chapter..
http://www.englishwheels.net/15.html?sm=34211 and he made it look easy!! and liked the challenge of making parts to fit whatever...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-02-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 21,192
Posted By pfactor
Unhappy My condolences.

My condolences.
Forum: International 10-23-2007, 01:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,261
Posted By pfactor
You might also try the RV-UK forum... ...

You might also try the RV-UK forum...

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/rvsqn/


http://www.rvuk.co.uk/
Forum: Alternative Engines 10-04-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,461
Posted By pfactor
Cessna Diesel Skyhawk

http://www.avweb.com/news/aopa/AOPAExpo2007_Cessna_172SSkyhawk_DieselEngine_196294-1.html


now if we could only get them to offer engines to the experimental market...... :confused:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2007, 11:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,360
Posted By pfactor
There is one on...

There is one on
http://www.rivetbangers.com/cgi-php/forums/viewmap.php (is someone really building(owner? ggbaker) in China? )
add yourself -...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-27-2007, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By pfactor
Nice write-up Bruce. Sorry I missed you in PA....

Nice write-up Bruce.

Sorry I missed you in PA. Next time! Kept trying to find an excuse to fly down to Georgia, but the weather that week didn't hold.
Never enough time is there.

Never flew at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,624
Posted By pfactor
Have not been able due to the weather to catch...

Have not been able due to the weather to catch the formation flight. but
I caught them once together docked in orbit with the 20x binocs. was pretty cool as you could see the very small profile with...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2007, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,549
Posted By pfactor
Rudi... 1st class work, both the plane and the...

Rudi... 1st class work, both the plane and the videos. thanks for sharing!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2007, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By pfactor
Rideshare

http://www.airventure.org/rideshare/default.asp#TX
Forum: International 06-27-2007, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,975
Posted By pfactor
Sweeet! nice shots...! looks like the beach was...

Sweeet! nice shots...! looks like the beach was really crowded though.. :)

Glad you had a great time.... !

Andy
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,071
Posted By pfactor
jumped the gun... lol

IF I would have searched FIRST!

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=3909&highlight=frappr

already been done..!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,071
Posted By pfactor
Talking Well, unfortunately no building of aircraft , so...

Well, unfortunately no building of aircraft , so I built a map if anyone wants to use it.
http://www.frappr.com/rvflyers
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