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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By D Weisgerber
I agree, I bought the EAA registration kit and...

I agree, I bought the EAA registration kit and highly recommend it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just bought one from Aircraft Spruce it was...

I just bought one from Aircraft Spruce it was $615.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,798
Posted By D Weisgerber
I use the vents from JD Air on my RV6 and I'm...

I use the vents from JD Air on my RV6 and I'm putting them on my new RV8. I think they're excellent.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-25-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By D Weisgerber
I had the same problem as you, I swept them back...

I had the same problem as you, I swept them back as far as I could and still kept the edge distance I needed. I just finished my alignment, I had to install a couple of shims to take out the toe in.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-25-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,362
Posted By D Weisgerber
I see that E Mag has pre made wires, are they the...

I see that E Mag has pre made wires, are they the correct length or am I better off making my own?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,996
Posted By D Weisgerber
I got my belts from Crow 4 days ago. I did call...

I got my belts from Crow 4 days ago. I did call them once on (725)726-7432.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By D Weisgerber
The vertical loops with a drain is a good idea,...

The vertical loops with a drain is a good idea, but you don't want to use PVC for air lines.
Forum: RV-14 04-22-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By D Weisgerber
Flight Line interiors is running 10 month lead...

Flight Line interiors is running 10 month lead times for seats.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-22-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By D Weisgerber
It does come with the finish kit.

It does come with the finish kit.
Forum: Fiberglass 04-21-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By D Weisgerber
I have a James cowl, I haven't fitted it yet but...

I have a James cowl, I haven't fitted it yet but I was thinking about using epoxy primer. I'm not sure if this is the best approach or not.
Forum: RV-4 04-20-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,137
Posted By D Weisgerber
I use a PC680 battery in my RV6 and I'm going to...

I use a PC680 battery in my RV6 and I'm going to use one in my RV8 that I'm building now.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-19-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By D Weisgerber
This is where I'm mounting my ELT antenna also,...

This is where I'm mounting my ELT antenna also, I'm working on it now.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-18-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 759,480
Posted By D Weisgerber
I painted the fuselage and hooked up the GRT...

I painted the fuselage and hooked up the GRT Horizon.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-11-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By D Weisgerber
What did it cost to have the circuit board...

What did it cost to have the circuit board replaced?
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-11-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,544
Posted By D Weisgerber
I've been making some progress. It's painted, I...

I've been making some progress. It's painted, I have most of the wiring done, and my interior will be here next month. I just ordered an ACK ELT E-04, I'm hoping It's compatible with the Safefly...
Forum: Propellers 04-07-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By D Weisgerber
A friend of mine just got a prop for his Tailwind...

A friend of mine just got a prop for his Tailwind from Ed, he says the Ed doesn't use the phone because It's inconsistent. He just E-mailed him at the above E-mail.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-01-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,884
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'd like to see them too. I sounds like a great...

I'd like to see them too. I sounds like a great system.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By D Weisgerber
Those look great, the rest of your airplane must...

Those look great, the rest of your airplane must be outstanding.
Are these the older style caps? I would like to buy a couple like that for my RV8, If anybody makes them. Mine are the newer style...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By D Weisgerber
I only have liability insurance on my airplane,...

I only have liability insurance on my airplane, the only thing that was required when I rented a hangar is adding the county to my insurance policy. They didn't charge me anymore for that.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,438
Posted By D Weisgerber
I completely agree, you're building a new...

I completely agree, you're building a new airplane no sense in starting with damaged parts. I'm sure the rib will straighten out ok.
Forum: GPS 03-27-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just installed a GRT Horizon 10.1, it still...

I just installed a GRT Horizon 10.1, it still needs an additional GPS module. I used a Safe Fly 2020 GPS module which was $495. The GPS module comes with a little "puck". The Horizon 10.1 does...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-26-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By D Weisgerber
It is the same vent that's on the fuselage.

It is the same vent that's on the fuselage.
Forum: GPS 03-26-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm in the process of installing a Horizon 10.1...

I'm in the process of installing a Horizon 10.1 in my RV8. I went with the Safe-Fly 2020 GPS from GRT. I'm not sure what you consider low cost, but the one I used was $495 from GRT. Its nice that...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-18-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,523
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just installed these about a month ago, I had...

I just installed these about a month ago, I had the exact same issue as you. I cut the lip off of the bottom and fiberglasses a new lip while it was on the airplane. Other than that the rest fit...
Forum: COMM 03-16-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'b be interested in seeing your RV 15!

I'b be interested in seeing your RV 15!
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-15-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By D Weisgerber
At those altitude is is acceptable to run WOT, of...

At those altitude is is acceptable to run WOT, of course you can run lower power setting for economy.
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-14-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,597
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm building an RV8 now, I'm putting a Lycoming...

I'm building an RV8 now, I'm putting a Lycoming in it. I always liked your airplane, this is whats great about Experimental airplanes. I"m following you on Facebook now.
Forum: GPS 03-13-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,538
Posted By D Weisgerber
I was think of putting one of my GPS antennas...

I was think of putting one of my GPS antennas under the cowl and I was think of putting one under the canopy behind the passenger on the turtle deck, will that location work? Its an RV8.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-09-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,578
Posted By D Weisgerber
I use a punch to remove the old races and...

I use a punch to remove the old races and something close to the same diameter as the race to tap in in. I use a large socket, but I have a lot of 3/4 in drive sockets.
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,153
Posted By D Weisgerber
I've flow off of grass quite a bit and I never...

I've flow off of grass quite a bit and I never removed the wheel pants.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-28-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By D Weisgerber
Are you talking about the top or bottom of the...

Are you talking about the top or bottom of the gear leg towers? I used Cherry Max at the top of the gear leg towers, I think it was 6 or 8 on each side. I can't remember the part number, I'm sure...
Forum: RV-4 02-25-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,167
Posted By D Weisgerber
Is that Corsair based out of Alma Michigan?

Is that Corsair based out of Alma Michigan?
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-25-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By D Weisgerber
I've never had a Catto but I've heard great...

I've never had a Catto but I've heard great things about them and they look great. I had a Performance Propellers prop and had great results from it and excellent customer service.
Forum: RV-14 02-24-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By D Weisgerber
I got my motor mount on time. That was in...

I got my motor mount on time. That was in December.
Forum: RV-14 02-24-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just got my backordered parts last week. I was...

I just got my backordered parts last week. I was waiting on a canopy latch, wheel bearing spacers and axle nuts for an RV8. It was about 2 months after I got the finish kit.
Forum: RV-4 02-24-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,070
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just read the newest Kitplanes online last...

I just read the newest Kitplanes online last night. There was an article by Paul Dye about repairing an RV6 engine mount.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,231
Posted By D Weisgerber
I got a similar letter, then when my renewal...

I got a similar letter, then when my renewal letter came the rates were the same as last year.
Forum: Safety 02-18-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,388
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just installed my Matco calipers today, they...

I just installed my Matco calipers today, they come with Nordlocks from the factory. This is my first experience with these, so far I like them.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-08-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 562,574
Posted By D Weisgerber
https://vansairforce.net/community/attachment.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/attachment.php?attachmentid=8110&stc=1&d=1612825249
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-07-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,946
Posted By D Weisgerber
I think propane would be problematic. The tanks...

I think propane would be problematic. The tanks would be much heavier and it is a gas under pressure which would be more dangerous. The other issue is where would you get fuel.
Forum: RV-10 02-03-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,600
Posted By D Weisgerber
I would also look into insurance, I read an...

I would also look into insurance, I read an article a few years ago about that. My take on it was get insurance.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-03-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm also curious what altitude you're at, when...

I'm also curious what altitude you're at, when you say 160 mph is that true or indicated airspeed?
Forum: Flight Testing 02-02-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,313
Posted By D Weisgerber
I did my first flight in my RV6, that was almost...

I did my first flight in my RV6, that was almost 24 years ago. Transition training wasn't easy to get then. I'm building an RV8 now and I am going to do the first flight, but I have over 1,000...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By D Weisgerber
I believe Vans is having a hard time getting...

I believe Vans is having a hard time getting parts that they don't make in house. I got my finish kit about a month ago. Several parts were backordered including the tires. I just cancelled my...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-29-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm going to use a Garmin G5 with its own antenna...

I'm going to use a Garmin G5 with its own antenna and a back up battery in my new RV8. The primary instrument will be a GRT 10.1 Horizon.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,213
Posted By D Weisgerber
You can also look at Airflow Performance fuel...

You can also look at Airflow Performance fuel pumps. I think Vans sells them.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-26-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By D Weisgerber
Would it be possible to get a long cotter pin so...

Would it be possible to get a long cotter pin so it would stick through the UHMW block and get bent over?
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-24-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By D Weisgerber
Thanks, I haven't got to the wheel fairings. My...

Thanks, I haven't got to the wheel fairings. My axle mounting hardware, axle nut, and tires are all backordered.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-24-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By D Weisgerber
Bag 1002 Magnet kit?

I can't seem to find any information about the Magnet Kit that comes in the RV8 finish kit bag 1002.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-21-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,872
Posted By D Weisgerber
I found the fiberglass is high quality, it's a...

I found the fiberglass is high quality, it's a lot better than it was 25 years ago when I built my RV6.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-13-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,544
Posted By D Weisgerber
6955 One year in, I ordered a GRT Horizon 10.1...

6955
One year in, I ordered a GRT Horizon 10.1 today.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-06-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,614
Posted By D Weisgerber
I've had this play in my trim tab too. I think...

I've had this play in my trim tab too. I think it has a lot to do with the 180 degree turn the cable makes in the front. It's never been a problem.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-04-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 759,480
Posted By D Weisgerber
6591 6592

6591

6592
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 130,447
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just bought Shuttle Houston, I haven't read it...

I just bought Shuttle Houston, I haven't read it yet. One of my favorites is Forever Flying by Bob Hoover.
Forum: Polishing your RV 12-30-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,162
Posted By D Weisgerber
The milk truck that picked up our milk when we...

The milk truck that picked up our milk when we were farming was stainless steel, not aluminum.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,221
Posted By D Weisgerber
Jimmy, could you check your PMs. I'd like to...

Jimmy, could you check your PMs. I'd like to talk to you when you have a chance.
Forum: Tools 12-28-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,258
Posted By D Weisgerber
I've never use this particular one but I have had...

I've never use this particular one but I have had good luck with Milwaukee tools.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-26-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,282
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm running Goodyear Flight Special II and I...

I'm running Goodyear Flight Special II and I highly recommend them.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-25-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,392
Posted By D Weisgerber
OP = Original Poster.

OP = Original Poster.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,221
Posted By D Weisgerber
My plenum fit well also, I put it on in 2001.

My plenum fit well also, I put it on in 2001.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,221
Posted By D Weisgerber
Thats great that these cowls will continue to be...

Thats great that these cowls will continue to be in production. I have one on my RV6 and I am planning on putting one on my RV8.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,221
Posted By D Weisgerber
Did you move the company from the East coast to...

Did you move the company from the East coast to Texas?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-16-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,181
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'd pressure test the tanks.

I'd pressure test the tanks.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-16-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,240
Posted By D Weisgerber
Don't do it! You'll be asking for trouble.

Don't do it! You'll be asking for trouble.
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