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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,198
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: SGU Help????

Give me a call at 435-632-6895

Frank
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,342
Posted By fstringham7a
RE:Fantastic

Congrats Paul and thanks for the vicarious fantastic ride both RV and NASA. You were one of the few that inspiried me back in 2004 to build an RV aircraft. Now go and enjoy!!!!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Cowl Type

I have the Vans cowl that accommodates air induction from the left air ramp of the baffling. Because I have an ECi engine with ram air induction I added a snout to accommodate this. You would think...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: 40 amp Alt to 60 Alt

I am going to change out my B and C 40 amp Alternator to a 60 amp B and C Alternator. Any advice on fit under an RV7A cowl for those who have done this. Anyother advise on the mechanics of this...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-29-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,095
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: WOW

Hi Don

Wow what a find....enjoy best of all world...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-14-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,871
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Fantastic

Wow ... Scott, once again you have shown how great these magic carpet RV are, having wonderful friends, beautiful pix and story line, ....... Only in America ....

Once again .... You The Man ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-08-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,697
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Back to KSGU .....

Looking north towards Bryce canyon.

http://i45.tinypic.com/24g6jo6.jpg

http://i49.tinypic.com/2vchx20.jpg

Picture taken east of Zions Canyon looking west.

http://i45.tinypic.com/2hrn13d.jpg
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-08-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,697
Posted By fstringham7a
At 1L7 Bryce Canyon Airport

Picture of the soon to be sold N74BZ (I must be crazy after this wonderful morning) at 1L7.

http://i48.tinypic.com/25ar8u0.jpg

Paul of Plane Innovations @ Escalante who is an advertiser hear at VAF...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-08-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,697
Posted By fstringham7a
RE:Breakfast Run to Escalante Utah ... Plus

Great day here in the desert SW of Utah to make a breakfast run and to check out a factory where some innovative and making our planes safe parts are manufactured.

Out bound picture of Zion's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,434
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: The Best

Give Tom a call .... You will be happy....

http://tsflightlines.com/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,178
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: My Point ....

For those that have responded thanks for making my point.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,178
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Selling / Buying an RV ?????

After reading the following in another thread it got me to thinking about the sale of my RV7A.


http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=91053&highlight=aircraft+sale




"As an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 46
Poll: A Vlad Poll?
Views: 9,142
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Funny

Now that is real FUNNY!!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,107
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Elasticity in Action

Hi Mark

Thanks for making my points about elasticity of the buyer and also by inference the seller.

Now that I have actually built an RV .... Standard Build ..... Pounded Every one of those...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,107
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Counter Offer and elastics

We all know and it is self evident that the Seller wants the highest price possible in the transaction while the buyer wants to make the proverbial killer low price deal. As part of this process is...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-15-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,475
Posted By fstringham7a
RE:Congrats

Hi Steve

Congrats on your RV purchase. I hope it gives you many hours of pleasure and fun. Good luck with the mods....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,824
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Johnson Creek .. Garden Valley Info .. Smoke!!!

There is a group of adventueres that are planning a trip to Johnson Creek and to Garden Valley this coming Monday. This will probably be my last big trip in N74BZ as you all may know it is for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,447
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: 90 degree oil filter adapter ????

Does anyone know the size and thread type for the 90 degree oil filter adapter for the oil temperature probe in an ECi 360 engine. I would also be interested in where you found this info. I should...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,661
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: P/N 399s9 westach

The westach part number is 399s9 and Chief Has them for the best price!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,661
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Dynon Oil Temp Probe Info

I have been in talks today with Dynon about my long time problem of getting good oil temp reading/oil temp probe that works. Below you will find an email from Kirk who is a CFII and Dynon's Sales...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-20-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,073
Posted By fstringham7a
[QUOTE=bullojm1;691370]Bill, "My probe started...

[QUOTE=bullojm1;691370]Bill,

"My probe started to fail intermittently at first as well. It didn't fully fail until I wiggled the wire where it attaches to the oil temp sensor. I also noticed the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 30,278
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: SB Complete

I did the SB today by removing the forward seat pans. Took pictures to prove to my faulty mind that the bolts were placed correctly. Took about an hour to complete.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-20-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,073
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: oil temp probe !!??

Long story short my third oil probe from GRT is bad!!!! And my original probe from Dynon (single wire) never was stable even after a rework of the ground system to beef it up? First GRT probe died on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,288
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: HAVE FUN !!!!

Hi Sonny

It looks like to me you can now cut loss and have some fun!!!!!!!:D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-16-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,106
Posted By fstringham7a
RE:Great Thread and ???

Cathy

I have really enjoyed this thread and really look forward to the next installment.
I will be up that way next week!!!!! (7S9) Waiting on a new oil probe from GRT. It was supposed to be here...
Forum: RV-10 08-15-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,349
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Enjoy

Dave

Welcome and look forward to many enjoyable hours of building.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 30,278
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Plans Pix

Perry, maybe this will help. I will also try and get a picture of that area out of my build log pictures later. This is plan set 11 for an...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-14-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,024
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Heart Warming

What a handsome young man.....and what a wonderful opportunity for your whole family....especially your daughter
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,660
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Bad ??? Oil Temp Sensor

So I headed to the very very very hot airport today to do a second test on the oil temp fixes completed over the past year. Decided to do some maneuvers and some touch and goes to see just how hot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,084
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: ?????? or two or three !!!!!

Before I could advise I would need to know 1. What engine Variant is on the Varga? 2. Am I comfortable with a bit of mountian flying? 3. Would the ferry process include some sight seeing if time were...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-09-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,041
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Beautiful

Absolutely beautiful.......Now fly the heck out of it ..... Hope to see it and you guys here in the 1L8 Ksgu ..... Grassy Meadows ...... soon.

Frank
Forum: Safety 08-08-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,517
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Report

How did they do? and what metal are they made from?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-05-2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,392
Posted By fstringham7a
RE : Not Sure

I didn't focus on the speed issue. I probably will never know the answer to that because I didnt establish a proper test protocol coupled with data collection that would give that answer.

I do know...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-04-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,392
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Cowl Surgery Helped

I lowered the air exit area by about 2 1/8 inches. I didn't do any fancy calculations to determine that number. Probably should have been a bit more analytical about it!!! I can say that it did help...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-04-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,392
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: OT/CHT/OP solved ?? !!!!

A year ago this past June I noted that my Oil Pressure was low ( this problem was from the beginning ... low 50 in cruise ) , CHT's were finally showing that the engine probably was totally broken...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-02-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,211
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Last Word ?????

So Bob here is the man who MAY have the last word?????? Flame suit on adjusted and ready for all
incoming fire:eek:

http://www.avweb.com/news/pelican/pelicans_perch_84_mixture_cht_194816-1.html
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-02-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,211
Posted By fstringham7a
Re: Old Man .....

once again I have been caught in an old man moment ..... "very slow on the uptake" :eek::D:confused:
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-02-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,211
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Graph ????

Where can I access this graph or graphs from multiple sources?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-30-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,673
Posted By fstringham7a
Garden Valley Idaho Airport???

Anybody been to Garden Valley Airport in Idaho and if so what are your thoughts?????
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,597
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Best

Brain that has got to be one of my all time favorite photos of an RV in flight with very precious cargo!!!!!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-25-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,656
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Thanks

Gary

Thanks for the info .... especially coming from a lyco guru who should know!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,234
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: ?????

Bob

Just paid for my renewal with Chartis, with Skysmith ( July 9, 2012 renewal) and filled out the usual Docs. Have not seen the new paper work YET. I do agree with you that to fill out new Docs...
Forum: RV-14 07-24-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 181,098
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: TIME TO .....

Ok guys and gals I will be the test. It took me 4 years 10 months and 4 days to build my 7A in the third bay of my three car garage. I will build the 14 in the same spot with the same tools with the...
Forum: RV-14 07-23-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 181,098
Posted By fstringham7a
RE:to hot ... To cold ..... Or

Like the old three bears .... Too hot or too cold or just right ..... Time will tell !!!!
But if I were a gambler my $$$$$$$$ is with Van and his new introduction "RV14". I like it over my 7A for a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,659
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Ditto

What Sam said ....... you will be happy and will have a clean plane no damage history in the end .....
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-21-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,122
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Congrats

Congrats on the start and happy building:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,171
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: In The Top 100

Check this out.......

http://www.flyingmag.com/photo-gallery/photos/top-100-airplanes?pnid=31917
Forum: Painting your RV 07-08-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,317
Posted By fstringham7a
RE:helped

I would like to take the credit for the Breezy ... But I just helped build it and did the painting..... We used the Stewart System cloth covering system. Not bad for the groups first shot at rag wing...
Forum: Painting your RV 07-07-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,317
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: ?????

Hi Kyle

I was very frustrated with their paint and I will say that my 7A is probably not a 10. But I gave it the old experimental try. The Breezy came out much better as the old learning curve was...
Forum: Painting your RV 07-07-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,317
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: OR .......

Before you make your final decision check out these folks and their products. I have painted two planes (RV7A and a Breezy) using their system. They now have a paint that is sandable and can be...
Forum: Canada 07-04-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,507
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: WHAT??????

It has been along time since I watch this video of Terry's but at 28.26 of the video ...... you have got to be kidding me ..... they see VAL-D or is it VLAD they see??????
What up with...
Forum: Canada 07-04-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,507
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Video ....

Hi Vlad

Check out this link and view Terry's trip with his daughter to Iqaluit if you have not already seen it ....... This video kept me going during my build...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-04-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,508
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Fantastic

Lindsey ....... Fantastic ....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,274
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Never

I would never ever in any instance or time think you are juvenile.......:D
Great to see the man lead out this organization during these interesting time we pilot type and experimental types live in.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,399
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Best

It is my favorite flight planning tool .......
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,142
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Realty TV

Ok so I have a great career move for our intrepid flying friend. REALITY TV ........."VLAD and his side kick Airhead". Fly the world, meet people, sleep in their guest suites, eat their food, tell...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,499
Posted By fstringham7a
RE:Progress N74Bz

It looks like your making progress on the Oil Temp Problem. Like you I have been working on this problem in BUZZ for the past year plus. House remodel for the wife has slowed me up some what. I am...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-17-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,581
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Very Jealous

Brian, great pix and write up on your most excellent air race adventure.......and to meet the MAN......are you kidding me, now I am really jealous.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 46,466
Posted By fstringham7a
RE:FANTASTIC!!!!!!

Bob this is probably at the top of all the top ten threads here at VAF. It has been a great journey for me to follow you all these years. These past few weeks have been a real pleasure to follow the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-04-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,898
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Panels and other stuff

Stein

Thanks for the info. They all look good. I really appreciate your input considering you deal with this stuff all the time.

Frank
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-04-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,898
Posted By fstringham7a
RE ???????????

Frazer .... Stop it now you killing me. I thought I could just moouch off you guys to find out the best whizzy to buy!!!!!!

Thanks for the heads up and I am sure you are correct

Frank
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-04-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,898
Posted By fstringham7a
RE:Thanks for the update

Hi Brain

It is so great to see/hear of all the fun you are having in your mint condition.
It seems like just a week ago that you and your Wife were here at SGU checking out my project.

Be before I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-04-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,898
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: Latest on IPad Flight Apps

Read all the old threads and was wondering any new info/reviews of the WingX/Foreflight/Garmin Pilot. I am new to the Ipad world and need some real world info about these apps before I make that big...
Forum: RV-1 06-01-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 66,316
Posted By fstringham7a
RE: No Pix for me

No pix for me ...... But I bet you had a great time ......
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