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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By VETE76
need some pro seal

fueled up at arcadia florida, flew 15 minutes back to venice florida approx 40 air miles.
park in my hanger for 2 days and went to go flying today and my left tank was completely empty. poured 5 gal...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 02-24-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,333
Posted By VETE76
it sure would make an interesting movie.

it sure would make an interesting movie.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-21-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By VETE76
my original tires came with the kit. got 285 hrs...

my original tires came with the kit. got 285 hrs out of them. then i put Dresser retreads and they are split in the grove and almost bald after only 110 miles! i bought the Dresser retreads because...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-21-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By VETE76
new tires & brake shoes

need to purchase new tires 5.00-5
tubes also.
and brake shoes.
best places to buy from?
also looking for the brake pad riveting tool?
RV7
ty
fred
Forum: Florida (South) 10-14-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,742
Posted By VETE76
miami airport

the end of this month i have to pick up a friend landing at miami airport. i dont want to land there. looking for a real close strip. that i could have him take a taxi to. it could be a grass strip...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-07-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,802
Posted By VETE76
i have ran 45 in my RV7 400 hrs ago. never a...

i have ran 45 in my RV7 400 hrs ago. never a shimmy. never a flat. on 2nd set of recaps.
fred
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,471
Posted By VETE76
I've had same problem! sent to factory,...

I've had same problem! sent to factory, reinstalled it, same problem. then the display light went out. my advice, sell it, buy some other brand. they r very nice helpful people. didn't make the unit...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-06-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 559,101
Posted By VETE76
pretty wife, where's the airplane?

pretty wife, where's the airplane?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,236
Posted By VETE76
adsb

looking for adsb in out solutions in my RV7,
my current xponder has failed. need to replace. please suggest a couple alteratives so i become compliant.
thanks
fred

i am from the old school. strictly...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-28-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,895
Posted By VETE76
Exatly, mix all the way out, throttle wide open....

Exatly, mix all the way out, throttle wide open. adjust both as neccessary. works for me every time.
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-24-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,464
Posted By VETE76
this is just me, I wouldn't even considered a...

this is just me, I wouldn't even considered a rebuilt wrecked airplane, now that's just me.
fred
Forum: Florida (South) 04-12-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,999
Posted By VETE76
where r u going to 2maro? fred

where r u going to 2maro?
fred
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,128
Posted By VETE76
FLY-IN Aero Acres Airport Ft Pierce Fl FD88

saturday, 2 of us, an RV7 & RV7A, left venice florida for the 104 miles flight. weather was perfect! there was only one thing that day that was twice as perfect! that was the tremendously friendly...
Forum: Florida (Central) 02-12-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,857
Posted By VETE76
it is been $5 for the past 4 times i went there....

it is been $5 for the past 4 times i went there. we go in with 10 to 20 airplanes at once and they still charge all . we don't go there very often any more. nor buy fuel there.
Forum: COMM 02-06-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,284
Posted By VETE76
I installed my icon210 over 3 yrs ago. now has...

I installed my icon210 over 3 yrs ago. now has 293 hrs on it in my RV7. flawless!!! I have never not been able to read the screen! I spend 8 months a year in SUNNY florida. its mounted in my panel....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,636
Posted By VETE76
WHY CHANGE? my business partner and i both built...

WHY CHANGE?
my business partner and i both built RV7's together. identical io360's, his cs, mine fixed. 1st. my prop was $8000 cheaper, not even counting the governor, 80#'s +/- lighter.
now he gets...
Forum: Florida (Central) 02-02-2017, 04:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,857
Posted By VETE76
i've went to the restaurant 4 times in the last 3...

i've went to the restaurant 4 times in the last 3 months for lunch and was charged each time the landing fee. so were the other 15 pilots that went there with me.
Forum: Florida (Central) 02-01-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,857
Posted By VETE76
will they suspend the landing fee for the chapter...

will they suspend the landing fee for the chapter members?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 34,258
Posted By VETE76
[QUOTE=krw5927;1095389]Find a different FSDO...

[QUOTE=krw5927;1095389]Find a different FSDO inspector or better yet a different FSDO. Perhaps the one responsible for the geographic area in which your Phase 1 was completed.

lots of luck! we have...
Forum: Florida (Central) 12-19-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,134
Posted By VETE76
you afraid of a little ice? come on, seen u fly...

you afraid of a little ice? come on, seen u fly in worst conditions. guarantee no ice at Sebring!!
Forum: Florida (Central) 12-19-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,134
Posted By VETE76
3 from vnc are going

3 from vnc are going
Forum: Painting your RV 12-13-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,460
Posted By VETE76
don't know how politely answer this.....are you...

don't know how politely answer this.....are you serious? not a good idea at all
Forum: Florida (Central) 11-23-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,134
Posted By VETE76
SEBRING

the lunch bunch from Venice FL are going to Sebring for lunch Friday. take off 10am

any where from 5 to 10 acft 2 rv's and those other airplanes.
fred
Forum: Northeast 08-21-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,079
Posted By VETE76
8 RV's were here! everyone had a great time and...

8 RV's were here! everyone had a great time and super good food!. saw the giant RC museum, ate more food. see ya all next year!
i am leaving sept 1st for kvnc venice fl. for 6 months. if u r in the...
Forum: Northeast 08-19-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,079
Posted By VETE76
last year everyone started fly in in around 3pm. ...

last year everyone started fly in in around 3pm. the fly in sat is from 3pm until the giant bond fire is over 10 pmish. if you want to fly in earlier fine we start cooking when the planes start...
Forum: Northeast 08-17-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,079
Posted By VETE76
SEE post #1. on the right you c nk51 (luther...

SEE post #1. on the right you c nk51 (luther field) which is posted on the ny sectional.

its a little differant grass field. do a fly by until comfortable. or land at luther field and we'll come...
Forum: Northeast 08-11-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,079
Posted By VETE76
this is only a couple weeks away. Vlad already...

this is only a couple weeks away. Vlad already said he was coming, weather permitting.
Forum: Northeast 08-06-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,657
Posted By VETE76
the one fbo there, used to be execair now some...

the one fbo there, used to be execair now some thig else, cantg remember has a $25 ramp fee. they dont like small planes. they have the highest 100ll around. check out the flight school on the...
Forum: Florida (South) 08-03-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,081
Posted By VETE76
Hi gary sep 1st the wife is flying down and I and...

Hi gary
sep 1st the wife is flying down and I and the dogs will be flying rv7 down same time for 6 months this time.
fred
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-28-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 44,141
Posted By VETE76
Vlad. will you be coming to Tim & Fred's fly in...

Vlad. will you be coming to Tim & Fred's fly in Aug 20th in Chittenango ny this year?
fred
Forum: California 06-28-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,861
Posted By VETE76
for what it is worth. a friend of mine who has...

for what it is worth.
a friend of mine who has been around airplanes for a long time finaly got his light sport license. went right out to fly his home built soneri, its a light sport also, did 4...
Forum: Northeast 06-04-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,647
Posted By VETE76
it was 221 mile back to the hanger, 1 hour 36...

it was 221 mile back to the hanger, 1 hour 36 min! what an airplane!!
had a nice time mike, thanks for the invite. remember ours is aug 20.
fred
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-22-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,053
Posted By VETE76
from your commentary, it sounds to me that you...

from your commentary, it sounds to me that you don't use checklists. not a good idea.
Forum: Fiberglass 03-21-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,397
Posted By VETE76
yes, for real. wheel pants and leg and...

yes, for real. wheel pants and leg and intersection fairings. but I did the cowl the epoxy way and spent many many hours of sanding and sanding to the point I almost stopped building. it literally...
Forum: Fiberglass 03-20-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,397
Posted By VETE76
i used sheet rock mud! sands in seconds!...

i used sheet rock mud! sands in seconds! primed/painted. that was 3 yrs ago and the still look great!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By VETE76
thanks for the info. will order...

thanks for the info. will order tomorrow
fred

ordered
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,144
Posted By VETE76
anr david clark

http://www.headsetsinc.com/ANR_kits.html
anyone used their product? pro's con's
thanks
fred
Forum: Northeast 02-23-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,079
Posted By VETE76
u r more than welcomed to fly anything u...

u r more than welcomed to fly anything u want!
fred
Forum: Northeast 02-23-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,079
Posted By VETE76
300 miles from NYC

300 miles from NYC
Forum: Safety 08-05-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,682
Posted By VETE76
If u have a zip tie gun it tighens and breaks the...

If u have a zip tie gun it tighens and breaks the excess off and u do not get cut. I use them everywhere, close to engine under dash etc, 2 yrs now not a problem
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-02-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,770
Posted By VETE76
2ND Annual flyin

Sat we had our 2nd annual RV, motorcycle and family and friends fly-in. Last year we had 13 planes and 9 wee RV's. 2 notable pilots were Turbo and Vlad!. All had a great time. this year was not so...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,057
Posted By VETE76
no i didn't. if grass is that high I wouldn't be...

no i didn't. if grass is that high I wouldn't be landing in it.

1st impression of the steps, not user friendly at all! almost impossible to start with right foot on step then hitting anti slip tape...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,057
Posted By VETE76
WELL it was rather easy! started sat morning for...

WELL it was rather easy! started sat morning for about 2 hrs, came back sun for 3 and the steps look great. it was probably one of the easiest parts of building the RV. vans had put a ref hole in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,323
Posted By VETE76
A frend of mine didn't like the plastic line so...

A frend of mine didn't like the plastic line so he changed the line but not the plastic connections. when he landed and applied the brakes one of the lines popped out and the brake still working took...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,713
Posted By VETE76
i conceede to one of the greatest RV pilots of...

i conceede to one of the greatest RV pilots of all times! he is one of thee nicest people I have ever flown with! (although his RV has a wheel up front instead of at the tail!)!
humbled fred
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,713
Posted By VETE76
i have an rv7 in syracuse ny if you want to try a...

i have an rv7 in syracuse ny if you want to try a tail dragger.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,947
Posted By VETE76
if hes 250 or less will u fly him? fred

if hes 250 or less will u fly him?
fred
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-14-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,947
Posted By VETE76
oh! my mistake, I forgot the 8 that would work...

oh! my mistake, I forgot the 8 that would work great also!
what is max weight the rear seat pas can be?fred
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-14-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,947
Posted By VETE76
gee, still looking for someone to fly a fellow ex...

gee, still looking for someone to fly a fellow ex aviator.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-14-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,008
Posted By VETE76
we had one up here in Fulton NY hide every rivet...

we had one up here in Fulton NY hide every rivet on the plane. but it looked nice. he painted it up in usaf ang boys from Syracuse scheme.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,132
Posted By VETE76
we built 3 rv7's together. we made sure the foot...

we built 3 rv7's together. we made sure the foot pedals were free from any friction at the bolts. we had to remove a little alum on each setup and didnt need the springs at all. all 6 pedals were a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,802
Posted By VETE76
i used 2" schedule 40 and never missed a beat....

i used 2" schedule 40 and never missed a beat. 3/4 i always had to wait.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,644
Posted By VETE76
now if you had a gyro, you could land right at...

now if you had a gyro, you could land right at the president's house:rolleyes::D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-27-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,867
Posted By VETE76
[QUOTE=Ghost two-six;978389]I did not know...

[QUOTE=Ghost two-six;978389]I did not know Librace had an RV ?[/QUOTE

I JUST LOVE THIS SITE!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,898
Posted By VETE76
I took off from home base to fly 35 miles to get...

I took off from home base to fly 35 miles to get fuel. 5 miles from destination I noticed my slider canopy was unlocked and opened 1/2" or so. immediately said "oh ****" then fly the plane popped in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,659
Posted By VETE76
also make sure no one in your group has had a...

also make sure no one in your group has had a felon, or dwi. they will escourt you back to the us. that is if they check them. my driver went to canada and took his daughter, they ran drivers...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,659
Posted By VETE76
u also have to have bill of sale from owner to...

u also have to have bill of sale from owner to you. his info on your b/s must match the info of his b/s from vans. his name address etc. your good to go.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,226
Posted By VETE76
it doesnt!

it doesnt!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,057
Posted By VETE76
Installing steps after

I want to install my steps on my RV7 after its been flying now. How much of a pain is it going to be now?
fred
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,106
Posted By VETE76
Ethanol free gas

What happens if you burn ethanol free gas in an IO360 Lyc engine?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-25-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,428
Posted By VETE76
Cleaning Aluminum Aircraft Without Creating...

Cleaning Aluminum Aircraft Without Creating Corrosion
Years ago a small airline started using a cleaner on their aircraft. It worked great and all were happy. Then the trouble began. An aluminum skin...
Forum: Reviews 11-19-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,598
Posted By VETE76
Customer service A+++++++ Flight Data Systems

I'll give some info 1st. I got a GT-50 and FC-10 from Flight Data Systems a yr or so back.(before 7-4-2013 because that was 1st flight) within a short time the white letters on the face started...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,983
Posted By VETE76
800 hrs on mags and never looked at? my 172 said...

800 hrs on mags and never looked at? my 172 said 500 hrs they must be insp.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,826
Posted By VETE76
RV7 avemco last yr $50000 coverage 9hrs in type...

RV7
avemco last yr $50000 coverage 9hrs in type 250 hrs tail dragger citabria $1485. 2nd yr NATIONS 150 hrs on RV $945 AND for $60000!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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