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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 26,964
Posted By gib
My Hilight

https://scontent.fphx1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpt1/v/t1.0-9/s720x720/11755894_10206122241313973_3411992317845443505_n.jpg?oh=71460544428860aa3e63ac980df39504&oe=5651DB50

Wasn't really at Oshkosh,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,273
Posted By gib
BOWLINE

The rabbit come out of the hole, around the tree and back in the hole.
Forum: RV-14 12-04-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,717
Posted By gib
Mesa, AZ

Hi Tom I am in Mesa working on a RV-7. I would like to come see your -14 some time if that's okay.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,229
Posted By gib
I don't think they have to much of that kind of...

I don't think they have to much of that kind of stuff anymore Mike. At least not the places I go to in Honeywell. I do have a picture of the tube I bent. I was wrong when I said it was a 3/8...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,229
Posted By gib
Up until recently I haven't use cerrobend in 20...

Up until recently I haven't use cerrobend in 20 years. I used it to bend the small diameter tube just a few weeks ago. The forming department at work saw me using it and they are going to try it on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,229
Posted By gib
cerrobend

Sand doesn't really work, its hard to pack it in the tube and get it packed in there with enough force to be dense enough to work. If you can pack it in at minimum you have to cap the end to keep in...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-07-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 15,531
Posted By gib
Reno

Looks like I can make it to Reno this year. I am a little bit late in the planning. It would just be me for the Big Hanger Party.

I do have an extra bed if someone needs a place to stay for Friday...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,503
Posted By gib
Hey RV7Guy we need to meet up sometime. I am sure...

Hey RV7Guy we need to meet up sometime. I am sure we have mutual friends in the valley. I would love to look at your RV-7 sometime.

Gib
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,503
Posted By gib
Mesa, AZ

I only live 2 miles from the Boeing Plant. I get to see these beautiful birds fly on a regular basis. I believe it was Hughes than sold to McDonald Douglas before Boeing. I worked there in the 90's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,375
Posted By gib
Thank You Gentlemen another disaster averted.

Thank You Gentlemen another disaster averted.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,375
Posted By gib
brass bushing for aileron pivot

Does anybody have the part number for the brass bushing that goes in the bell crank for the aileron (RV-7). I just messed mine up at work and need to order a new one but my prints are at home. Thanks...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,121
Posted By gib
I always enjoy the Titan Missile Museum. Did you...

I always enjoy the Titan Missile Museum. Did you also go see the Pima Air Museum? If not try to make it over to see it. Some really cool stuff there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,466
Posted By gib
My favorite has been "Is that a real airplane or...

My favorite has been "Is that a real airplane or a radio controlled one?" or "Are you going to fly that thing?"
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-24-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 92,265
Posted By gib
Looks real good Miles.

Looks real good Miles.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,346
Posted By gib
Duct tape worked for me...

Duct tape worked for me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,013
Posted By gib
I am so glad I didn't have any leaks, I feel for...

I am so glad I didn't have any leaks, I feel for the people that do. I know how hard you try to make them good and then they leak and its like someone punched you in the gut.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,013
Posted By gib
I put the baffle on the right tank Friday morning...

I put the baffle on the right tank Friday morning and tested both on Sunday morning. The left has been ready for 3 weeks. I just wanted to do them at the same time. I didn't sleep to well on Friday...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,013
Posted By gib
Fuel Tanks

I finished my fuel tanks this weekend and I'm happy to say no leaks. I am so glad to be finished with fuel tanks. I moved them out of the garage and into my office/storage room. Did I ever tell you I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,351
Posted By gib
That made me laugh out loud...you know he is...

That made me laugh out loud...you know he is going to get even some day.

Good video I like it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 279,429
Posted By gib
Some of you people have really cool job's

Some of you people have really cool job's
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-15-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,252
Posted By gib
That just looks like the good life to me.

That just looks like the good life to me.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,596
Posted By gib
Mesa KFFZ is a nice place, friendly to GA...

Mesa KFFZ is a nice place, friendly to GA aircraft. Mesa KIWA I don't know alot about, they do have GA aircraft there and also Comercial. I would stay away from Scottsdale. The price of everything is...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-11-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,619
Posted By gib
http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w11/hellcatgib/...

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w11/hellcatgib/sidewaybuilding.jpg

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w11/hellcatgib/rightway.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,124
Posted By gib
HA-6 CARB

I was wondering around today and came across a young man I know and he handed me a carb and said I know you are an airplane guy can you use this. I took one look at it and said maybe. I may be an A&P...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,139
Posted By gib
Those are great pictures, it reminds me of the...

Those are great pictures, it reminds me of the stuff my daughter and I use to do. She is 30 and married so we don't hang out to much anymore. But there is the Granddaughter....Those are memories that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 28,232
Posted By gib
Talking That is true, but there are so many good looking...

That is true, but there are so many good looking aircraft their. She was not to bad looking also.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 28,232
Posted By gib
http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w11/hellcatgib/...

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w11/hellcatgib/pinupgirl.jpg

Not as cool as some others......but it was at Oshkosh.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By gib
Sometimes in Az in the summer you feel like...

Sometimes in Az in the summer you feel like you're being cooked like a turkey.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By gib
I might add that it was over 110 deg in my garage...

I might add that it was over 110 deg in my garage yesterday afternoon or like a big oven for setting up pro seal or slow cooking a turkey.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By gib
I just did my right tank in Arizona when it was...

I just did my right tank in Arizona when it was near 100 deg in my garage. I ran out of M.E.K. and had to run to Home Depot to get some. 25 min later I finished without any trouble. The pro seal had...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,330
Posted By gib
That's kind of what I was thinking. I am going to...

That's kind of what I was thinking. I am going to wait for the Pro Seal to set up first so the punch out doesn't get stuck in it.

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,330
Posted By gib
AD 41H rivet

I sealed up my first fuel tank today and it did not go that well. I picked up a AD 42H instead of the smaller AD 41H Rivet and put it in the wrong hole. To make matters worse it is also sticking up...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-30-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,644
Posted By gib
My pup is to little she would get lost in the...

My pup is to little she would get lost in the back of the truck if I took the seat out.

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w11/hellcatgib/P1030685.jpg
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-30-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,644
Posted By gib
Yep little puppy will stay on the ground, the...

Yep little puppy will stay on the ground, the truck is another story:D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-30-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,644
Posted By gib
Glen I agree with 100%, but my little doggy I...

Glen I agree with 100%, but my little doggy I don't think would sit in a cage for any amount of time before she would start to fuss and distract me, like during a cross wind landing or something to...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-30-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,644
Posted By gib
My name is Gib....and I have been called a Dog:)...

My name is Gib....and I have been called a Dog:) But I think your G.I.B. is a looker. I have a Weenier dog that goes a lot of places with me. She has never been in an airplane, she is a little out of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,182
Posted By gib
Classic Air at Falcon

Hey Robert you might try Classic Air at Falcon They have a C-120 for $85/hr and instructor $40/hr

classicairaviation@yahoo.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,108
Posted By gib
I thought I was the only One

I lost the sight in my right eye at the age of 49. To make a long story short I have regained my sight six year later but only 20/50 uncorrected, 20/25 with a contact. It was very hard to lose depth...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,838
Posted By gib
All the places close to Oshkosh that I called...

All the places close to Oshkosh that I called today are already full. I guess I will start looking farther away. :confused:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,838
Posted By gib
Thumbs up Thanks for the info Jim.

Thanks for the info Jim.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,838
Posted By gib
Talking Tent camping is fine with me....but the wife is...

Tent camping is fine with me....but the wife is not to thrilled with it. Maybe a little more begging is in order.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,279
Posted By gib
Wow

Looking at the pictures and I am hoping all that blood and guts are from the bird.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,838
Posted By gib
Its official

I put in my vacation request and after a little begging it was approved. So looks like we are coming to Oshkosh. I think flying commercial to????, and staying at???? I have work to do to put this all...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,838
Posted By gib
Airshow are ok but

I have seen a bunch of them. I am early into my build so I want to look at other RV's and get an idea on what extra stuff I may want to add. Also talk to some builders that can point me in the right...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,838
Posted By gib
Oshkosh ?

I can only get vacation from the 19-25 of July. Is it worth going those days or will I miss the good stuff.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,504
Posted By gib
I never noticed that about the ribs looking blue,...

I never noticed that about the ribs looking blue, it is gray primer. It was a very sunny day, but it is Arizona it?s sunny almost ever day.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,504
Posted By gib
A little cleco help

It was nice to have my wife come out and help me today and I didn't even ask her to. She came out and asked how she could help. Next thing you know she'll want to learn how to fly....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-15-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,937
Posted By gib
I really enjoyed that......very nice.

I really enjoyed that......very nice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,728
Posted By gib
That was cool, a little good press is always good.

That was cool, a little good press is always good.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,062
Posted By gib
A&P

18 Months of 7 hours a night 5 days a week and about $12,000 and that was a long time ago.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,295
Posted By gib
New Bridge

The new bridge saved me so much time getting out of Nevada. I have waited 2 hours before trying to get a crossed the river before the bridge. But like noted you don't see much from the bridge because...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,295
Posted By gib
Things to do

The Hoover Dam is cool to stop at and look. If you take the Dam tour it makes it much more fun, interesting stuff to see and look at on the Dam Tour. I enjoyed it very much. Williams is a good place...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,332
Posted By gib
This is what I use.....of course it belongs to my...

This is what I use.....of course it belongs to my company but it sure works nice. If money is not an issue than get one of...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-27-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,472
Posted By gib
I like it.....very cool

I like it.....very cool
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By gib
Annie the wonder dog

This is my Annie, she was a rescue dog that we took care of for 7 or 8 months until we found her a new home. She was stepped on by a bigger dog and her back was broken. The owner wanted her put to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By gib
Good to hear

Our dogs are like our kids, that makes them family and I take care of my family.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By gib
I would do the same for my wiener dog

http://i172.photobucket.com/albums/w11/hellcatgib/P1030685.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,173
Posted By gib
Very nice

I do this for a living and that my friend is the different between a pro and beginner.....the guy that can fix his mistakes and make it look good and you have done it. Good Job!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,526
Posted By gib
Thanks

Thanks Jim I didn't know that....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,526
Posted By gib
Try...

Try this

http://flyawaysimulation.com/news/675/flight-factory-simulations-releases-vans-rv-7/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,173
Posted By gib
2 flute

The 3 and 4 flute countersinks are really used for harder metals like steel. The single and 2 flutes are for softer metals. So start with that first off, also the pilot needs to be just a bit smaller...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,664
Posted By gib
Skill

No one was born with the skills to build an airplane.....you have to learn them. That was my light bulb moment.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,740
Posted By gib
Only you

Only you can answer that question. Most know the answer, some will hear it and others will not. My Dad rode motorcycles most of his life, at 57 years old he quite. A young age to stop doing something...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-27-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,989
Posted By gib
I like it

That was kind of cool.
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