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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 679
Posted By LordofWar
Spinner Doubler Cracks

My CS spinner backplate doubler ring is cracked. Noticed just as we were about to install. Interesting thing is, the prop had a ring and reseal done when it wasn't brought to my attention....
Forum: Texas (North) 03-26-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,735
Posted By LordofWar
I found troy from Emerald Aero at homebase(Hicks...

I found troy from Emerald Aero at homebase(Hicks T67) will weld the gussets to the engine mount.
Forum: Texas (North) 03-26-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 493
Posted By LordofWar
Question Wing Jack Stands Rent/Borrow

Anyone with Wing jack stands in DFW area, I can rent borrow from for a couple of days? I need to remove my engine mount on the RV-6 to have the gussets welded.
Forum: Texas (North) 03-19-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,735
Posted By LordofWar
I have tried to call multiple times and I'm not...

I have tried to call multiple times and I'm not getting a call back. Any other welders I can reach out to?
Forum: Texas (North) 03-12-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,735
Posted By LordofWar
Thank you Jim, I'll call him today.

Thank you Jim, I'll call him today.
Forum: Texas (North) 03-04-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,735
Posted By LordofWar
Question DFW Area Engine mount welder

Can someone recommend a welder who can add the gussets to the RV-6 engine mount near gear legs?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,156
Posted By LordofWar
Sounds fun! Boots(Seba) and I would join, if my...

Sounds fun! Boots(Seba) and I would join, if my engine is reassembled by then.
Forum: Texas (North) 01-04-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,659
Posted By LordofWar
Thank you Rob, I was able to get hold of Joe...

Thank you Rob, I was able to get hold of Joe Sloat today from Hicks. He guided me to remove everything except the cylinder bolts and we are going to pull all cylinders together tomorrow.
Forum: Texas (North) 01-03-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,659
Posted By LordofWar
Question Engine Diagnosis/Repair - Help Needed(Pay)

My cylinder #3 is showing 56/80(Drop from 72/80) compression and I have been getting high chrome(chrome cylinders) in oil analysis 240PPM for a year now. I'm looking for someone(will pay for time)...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-18-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,363
Posted By LordofWar
Bill, I'll give the barrel manufacturer a call to...

Bill, I'll give the barrel manufacturer a call to get a opinion.

Bob, my engine has 1575 Hours on it at time of the analysis SMOH. So I would be surprised if I'm finding out about Chrome Cylinders +...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-18-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,363
Posted By LordofWar
Question High Chrome levels - Oil Analysis

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IsrIsN1A8afC5-5GgZKJcFHdZj5SIXRk/view?usp=sharing

I'm trying to see If I can get any inputs on the chrome levels for the engine with chrome cylinders. The engine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,496
Posted By LordofWar
Thumbs up Class Act

I Learnt a ton from Vlad! Truly passionate aviator.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,070
Posted By LordofWar
I agree, duck tape didn’t stand a chance. It...

I agree, duck tape didn’t stand a chance. It departed As I was exiting the airport. Thanks to Ron for lending me his spare cap, great guy! I was able to fly back around the storms and through some...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,070
Posted By LordofWar
Thanks for the suggestions guys. Gonna tape it...

Thanks for the suggestions guys. Gonna tape it and try to pick up spare from Ron
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,070
Posted By LordofWar
Question Lost fuel cap

I flew from Fort Worth, TX to Orlando, FL overnight. One of the crew memebers notified me after a day that one of my fuel caps is missing. I usually take a extra fuel cap in my plane kit but this...
Forum: Texas (North) 09-25-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,121
Posted By LordofWar
Thumbs up Scroll, Thank you. I'll reach out to him....

Scroll,

Thank you. I'll reach out to him. appreciate your suggestion!
Forum: Texas (North) 09-25-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,121
Posted By LordofWar
Question Safety Pilot and CFII

Hi Folks,

I'm looking to see if anyone around the DFW Area is interested in being a safety pilot to help me build hood time for IFR Rating in the weekends in my RV-6.

Also looking for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 924
Posted By LordofWar
Question Different Left and Right Main Tires

After having a flat on Passenger Side during one of the trips, I decided to change the one tire(Monster Retreads-existing, Airtrac-new) and tube a few months ago. Yesterday, I noticed the pilot side...
Forum: Texas (North) 04-16-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,026
Posted By LordofWar
Aeroperformance, 600 Railhead Road. Suite 236 ...

Aeroperformance, 600 Railhead Road. Suite 236
Fort Worth, TX 76106 . The prices are same as Aircraft Spruce.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,408
Posted By LordofWar
Zach, Since I was picking up, I had to call them...

Zach, Since I was picking up, I had to call them to order(I must have gotten a tough person), no option to pickup online. So I believe it is easier online.

Walt put the order in for me(shipped)....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,408
Posted By LordofWar
Gil, I gave it a shot with a fake company name...

Gil, I gave it a shot with a fake company name but they were serious about the company thing, asked me to email from my company email address, I tried to explain but that didn't help.

Justin, ACS is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,408
Posted By LordofWar
Question Graco Supply

I was trying to order Akzo Primer from Graco Supply to pickup in Ft Worth and they told me they only sell to Aerospace Companies and they wanted me to email the details of my company to them. I see a...
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,951
Posted By LordofWar
Thank you Randy and Brian. Got a thumbs up from...

Thank you Randy and Brian. Got a thumbs up from Van's to Build on.
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,951
Posted By LordofWar
I only trimmed 16" from the end(Sharpie Mark). So...

I only trimmed 16" from the end(Sharpie Mark). So the material near the last #30 hole is in the clear I believe.
Forum: RV-10 01-07-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,951
Posted By LordofWar
Question Go/No Go - Spar Caps Trimming

I started on my van?s RV-10 Empennage kit and in the first step of the Vertical Stabilizer, it calls for trimming the rear spar caps (Section 6, Page 2 - Step 1). I made the markings, drew a straight...
Forum: RV-10 01-02-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,305
Posted By LordofWar
Talking One RV-10 Coming up...Soon...ish?!

I'm excited to announce, I have finally decided to build an RV-10. Ordered a kit and built a EAA Work Table (modified to my needs). Tail-kit should be arriving tomorrow (DFW).

I started with a RV-7...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By LordofWar
Wow, I removed one oil cooler mounted on the...

Wow, I removed one oil cooler mounted on the firewall. Took a tube of Red RTV in a Caulk Gun and went to town on the baffling. Sealed up the oil cooler behind #4 top and bottom to maximize air flow...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By LordofWar
Thank you Ray and Timberwolf. Both my oil coolers...

Thank you Ray and Timberwolf.
Both my oil coolers look like standard Vans Oil Coolers(7 row).
I believe I will evaluate my baffling, my #3 cylinder runs hot 400+(Max 420) on takeoff with OAT...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By LordofWar
Dual Oil Coolers?

Hello folks,
I have dual oil coolers installed on my Rv-6 O-320(160HP). One next to the #4 and one remote on Firewall routed from behind the #3.

Even with both of them partially closed off, my oil...
Forum: RV-4 08-05-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,176
Posted By LordofWar
Post Awesome!

Great to hear that. I always wondered if there is a person who flew to every airport in the America.

I chalked it up as a mission to think about.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-03-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,199
Posted By LordofWar
Thank you Bruce. I will be doing something...

Thank you Bruce. I will be doing something similar approach.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-28-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 15,199
Posted By LordofWar
Post Feedback

My Oil return lines are leaking and looks like I have the same issues as everyone else.

Whats the feedback on the Constant-Tension Spring Clamps from someone who used them? I'm planning to get them...
Forum: Texas (North) 05-18-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 740
Posted By LordofWar
Post CFI with a plane for Private Pilot Training

My friend(New to Aviation) is interested in working towards his Private Pilot License. He lives in Irving(Dallas), TX.
Does anyone know any CFI's with a plane they can teach in? I can forward the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-21-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 31,373
Posted By LordofWar
Thumbs up Very Inspiring Vlad!

I always wondered, if I can fly to all the public airports in the U.S. in my lifetime. I see you are already on you way to complete this mission one state at a time. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,158
Posted By LordofWar
EGT/CHT sensor insulation and wire routing

I have old EGT and CHT probes for Dynon on which the Stainless Steel Braided Insulation is frayed at multiple points. It even nicked me when I touched it a couple of times. The sensors passed all the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,931
Posted By LordofWar
Cool Magnetometer mounted

Don, I don't feel comfortable trusting silicone caulk to hold it for me but interesting to hear it worked for you.

Thank you for the post Rob.
This weekend, I made a bracket out of 0.063 6061T6 I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,931
Posted By LordofWar
Thank you Robert and Perry for your input and...

Thank you Robert and Perry for your input and sharing the picture. Gives me some perspective. I'm planning to install it in the back of the fuse, closer to the tail (If I can get the bracket finished)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,931
Posted By LordofWar
Thank you for the link John. The Safeair bracket...

Thank you for the link John. The Safeair bracket won't be useful for me in the location I'm planning to mount it. I believe it is best if I fabricate one so that I can set it correctly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,931
Posted By LordofWar
Post Bracket for remote magnetometer

I want to fabricate a bracket for my dynon EDC-D10 remote magnetometer. What aluminum (type/thickness) do you guys use in general for fabricating brackets? does anyone have details of when you did...
Forum: Texas (North) 09-09-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,762
Posted By LordofWar
Post Annual Inspection

Can someone please recommend an A&P with knowledge and experience on Van's RV's. Already spoke to Walt, he is booked up. I have a 1998 RV-6 located at Hicks Airfield (T67). Due for Annual and would...
Forum: Texas (North) 12-22-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,965
Posted By LordofWar
Jim, Thank you. I believe those are the Four...

Jim, Thank you. I believe those are the Four Winds Aviation folks at T31.

It's a beautiful day out and I want to be able to go have fun. I have scheduled a lesson with four winds for Sunday Dec...
Forum: Texas (North) 12-22-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,965
Posted By LordofWar
Aerobatic Lessons near Hicks

I'm interested in Aerobatic instruction. I have contacted Four Winds Aviation multiple times but they seem to be very busy. Are there any other instructors in the area? I have a RV-6 so I believe...
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