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Forum: RV-8/8A 08-27-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,327
Posted By flynwest
it works tight but works

it works tight but works
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-27-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,327
Posted By flynwest
It is tight but works.

It is tight but works.
Forum: RV-10 07-23-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,037
Posted By flynwest
torque seal

I use it as I finish an item to let me know I have already torqued that item.
Forum: California 07-02-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,727
Posted By flynwest
Museum at McClellan

Nice museum at KMCC Aero Space Museum of California and Lunch at the Museum or at the O Club.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-16-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,208
Posted By flynwest
Plane Power Alternator

I see a lot of replaced Plane Power Alternators any one want to sell their old Plane Power?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-03-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,919
Posted By flynwest
Tail Wheel maintainace

Every oil change remove tail wheel fork and clean, deburr and grease the little spring and pin. Every oil change.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,797
Posted By flynwest
Lemo

Good job Scott I just ordered one. May get another after I try this one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,797
Posted By flynwest
Lemo

Good job Scott ordered one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,301
Posted By flynwest
Get an 8

I'm 6'2" and 285 lbs. Get an 8 you will be fine. You can even get the tall boy package where you can move the seat back a little more.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-28-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,221
Posted By flynwest
To anodize or not

My side rails and rear slide guide have been blue anodized for 10 years still look good.
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 54,674
Posted By flynwest
Smile 5" scat

I have had 5" scat to my oil cooler since my 8 was built. I had heard that the angle valve had high oil temps. With the 390 I rarely see oil above 200 in climb and 185 range in cruise.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-13-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,217
Posted By flynwest
servo arms

Don at Airflow performance has different length arms.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-30-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,480
Posted By flynwest
one piece angle valve cover

Ross when will the one piece girdle type angle valve be available?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,366
Posted By flynwest
Tail wheel fairing

Looks great Luca when will they be available at Flyboy?
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-20-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,649
Posted By flynwest
Plane Power

I just had my 2 year old PP alternator fixed at no charge and service was great. It had a 3 year warranty and they overnighted it back to me so I could make an airshow. Great service.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-14-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,084
Posted By flynwest
Reno

And all of us also ran's will be having fun too!!!! You know the metal mafia guys.:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,846
Posted By flynwest
Thumbs up Beer Fairies

Great time again. Thanks to all the sponsors most of which I use. Great people and a fun party. Good to see people we deal with from afar. Thanks again to all the sponsors and to Dan who made it all...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-02-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,115
Posted By flynwest
Green Cables

I have to replace my cables about every 300 or so hours. I cut one apart and found that the plastic liner used as a lubricant failed at the crimp. The liner wads up and causes the stiffness until it...
Forum: Reviews 03-08-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,587
Posted By flynwest
Gun Sock

You can get a gun sock that is cheap and would stretch over the blades. Much longer than tube socks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,608
Posted By flynwest
What about the RV 5

I thought was the glider was -5. No -11. No -13 superstition? There will be a -15 maybe that's the Super Vans Bush Plane we see in the new website maybe thanks to DR.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,356
Posted By flynwest
Ford Tractor Industial Grey

I bought ford tractor industrial gray and it matches perfectly. I think I bought it at Tractor Supply.
Forum: Propellers 12-10-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By flynwest
Sacramento prop balance

Call Lee at 916 six seven 124 seven 0 he is at Rio Linda.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,119
Posted By flynwest
Fuel Flow

That sound right 20 to 21 gph. Reset the limits.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 730
Posted By flynwest
Landing gear

Need a set of RV4 or RV6 gear legs. Let me know what you have.
Forum: Reviews 11-08-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,758
Posted By flynwest
glue

I had one come of the wheel several years ago. Dayton replaced it and has several hundred hours and no more problems.
Forum: RV-4 10-16-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,632
Posted By flynwest
Tall Man?

Dayton? Is that you?LOL
Forum: Formation Flying 10-13-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,084
Posted By flynwest
clinic

Looks like fun and learning was had by all. Good Job on the video.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,933
Posted By flynwest
Dynon at Reno

Thank You Dynon I had the privilege to park my Dynon Sponsored aircraft next to the tent. I had a lot of people asking how Dynon helps the racers. I explain to them how during the race the voice in...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-22-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 22,858
Posted By flynwest
A few drops of avgas

I dip the fuel nozzle in the tank and put a few drops of gas on the o ring. Make sure when you flip up the tab push down on it. Over 1000 hours no issues.
Forum: Propellers 08-08-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,882
Posted By flynwest
prop hub

Two years ago when I talked to Craig the hub that Whirlwind copied was what we thought would work. I don't remember exactly the hub number but I took two to Stockton propeller to see about rebuilding...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-07-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,533
Posted By flynwest
Mine are shipping this week. I ordered un...

Mine are shipping this week. I ordered un polished as I can do it myself. I agree 1K is a lot for polish.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-07-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,360
Posted By flynwest
osh

That was a great performance Stu would be proud. Good Job guys everyone looked good. Nice Job.
Forum: RV-14 07-24-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,047
Posted By flynwest
14 insurance

If the 14 will do the job you only pay insurance on 2 seats not 4. If you don't need the 4 seats. I have had four seaters in the past and only filled the seats a handful of times.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-03-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 73,080
Posted By flynwest
sign me up

Sign me up for a gold set. Angle valve engine.
Forum: California 03-03-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,331
Posted By flynwest
Ice Cream

If the weather holds Diane and I will be there.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-08-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,480
Posted By flynwest
Angle Valve Covers

OK Ross
When do the Angle Valve covers start production?:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,948
Posted By flynwest
Smile Mexico

I asked my friend in Sonora MX about safety before we went. His answer was if you read the paper you would not go to Chicago. We even took our guns as we were hunting down there. We had a great time...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-11-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,197
Posted By flynwest
grove gear

If the 8 airfoil gear is still available I'll take one set.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,130
Posted By flynwest
Hat is RV

Yes, but they can't say because its not an RV just the hat. But very cool anyway.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,467
Posted By flynwest
Fast RV 7

Looks like Lee Ulrich in his RV 7 would have been 250 mph by last years course. I belive that makes him the fastest RV 7 in the world. His official time this year was 244 wow.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-18-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 173,801
Posted By flynwest
Smile 40 days

I thought it was a 40 day trip that was day 4:)
Forum: California 07-25-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,034
Posted By flynwest
Pre Buy

Lee Ulrich nine one six 671 24 seventy A&P with RV 7:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,196
Posted By flynwest
Camping in CA

I was at HAF Halfmoon bay last week on the south end of the taxi way that leads to the little town of Princeton. There is a fire ring picnic table fire wood and fire extinguisher. Looks like a nice...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,413
Posted By flynwest
RV 8

If its a good build it could be a great parts plane. What does he want for it?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-20-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 59,699
Posted By flynwest
Island Time

Ah I remember island time. Hope you all have a great time. Diane and I will be joining you guys on the next one. Scot do you think we should get a go fund me account for Rosie so he can get a real...
Forum: Rocket 03-05-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,679
Posted By flynwest
8 tail

Bob Mills put one on his Rocket 6
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-23-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,963
Posted By flynwest
solenoid valve

It just cut the smoke off a little cleaner no dribbling smoke after you turn off the smoke.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-20-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,358
Posted By flynwest
vacuum leak

check all the intake pipe seals you may have a bad one. U can use the exhaust side of you shop vac to add air to the intake using a filter or fine cloth. Use soapy water to look for leaks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,301
Posted By flynwest
manual trim

Yes that is normal movement. The electric seems to have a lot less movement.
Forum: Reviews 02-08-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,375
Posted By flynwest
old car

Ya that was not fun getting it off the trailer and in the shop. It works much better now with tie rod in it. The new posi is tuff to turn.
Forum: Reviews 02-08-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,375
Posted By flynwest
Thumbs up Tony Partain

I just used Partain to move an old car I'm working on he picked up in two different states body in one chassis in the other. Delivered it as promised and in excellent condition. Two thumbs up to his...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-29-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,382
Posted By flynwest
fuel pump

Good on ya break the accident chain at the first link.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,019
Posted By flynwest
Cool Now your talkin

JATO Bottles hmmm that could help with passing at Reno. Oh never mind that would bump me up to Jet class.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-07-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,007
Posted By flynwest
Gaskets

Call Don at airflow performance or you may get them on his web site.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,530
Posted By flynwest
Thumbs up smoke oil transfer

Shur Flow pump on the barrel with battery jump box for power. Plumbed with clear hose and a ball valve for a shut off. Made a wheeled dolly to move the barrel to the airplane.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 12-30-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,560
Posted By flynwest
New Years Day Fly to

Some of us Nor Cal guys are flying to Nancy's at Willows be there around noon. Hope to see some of you there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,977
Posted By flynwest
melted lens

Don't turn the lights on until you are in the air. That is the way to not melt them. Order new lenses from fan not a big deal to cut to fit with good scissors.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,350
Posted By flynwest
Thumbs up Moneys Worth

Vlad I think you got your monies worth on the Michlens
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,039
Posted By flynwest
Sacramento DAR

Call Dilly at Sac FSDO
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-05-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 21,296
Posted By flynwest
Mirrors

That is fine. I'll send them with Lee.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-04-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 21,296
Posted By flynwest
mirrors

I do still have some part to build mirrors. If you come by L36 I'll give you a set since you already donated and I don't have to ship them. I'm in hanger T4 tomorrow from 10 till afternoon.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-03-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 21,296
Posted By flynwest
Mirror

I think there is still parts in the shop I'll check and let you know.
Forum: RV-14 11-02-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,427
Posted By flynwest
Retail varies

I won't quote a price as each vendor has their own pricing but it is now competitive with other IO 360's. It's no longer outrageous.
Forum: RV-14 11-02-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 21,427
Posted By flynwest
Thumbs up New IO 390 cylinder prices

It seems as though there is new prices for cylinders for the IO 390. The new prices are very competitive from Lycoming. I just wanted to let everyone know that before you change your mind about the...
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