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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-24-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 50,374
Posted By RVRC
We were at GMU Saturday

My wife and I fly to GMU Saturday as well! She said if that would have been her first ride in a plane she would have never gotten in another one. It was very rough. Saw your planes on the ramp at...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-20-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,045
Posted By RVRC
I did the same. Great results

My wife and I used the primer to enhance the look. We think it came out great. Roughed up just as you mentioned. Take a look. You may also go to the link at the bottom of my signature, click on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,253
Posted By RVRC
Very nice!

Beautiful plane, Jack. Enjoyed meeting you and talking at Triple Tree.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,446
Posted By RVRC
Our second build

Moonpie and I finally finished our pedal RV. Serial #4, I think.


http://i63.tinypic.com/5vdsmf.jpg
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 09-15-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,396
Posted By RVRC
Angel Flight Soars

Contact Angel Flight Soars in Atlanta. They handle Tn as well. I understand they do compassion flights as well as medical.

http://www.angelflightsoars.org

Robert
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,676
Posted By RVRC
KUZA does

Last year my wife and I had an overnight at Rock Hill, SC KUZA, and for $5/night, I plugged in using their extension cord. I had my own, but the $5 included theirs. Bought S/S fuel before we left...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-28-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,080
Posted By RVRC
AFS 5000 has them

I have an AFS 5600 and 5500 in my 7 and they both have the waypoint tags. I usually am going direct somewhere, but the airports show up with tags. Not sure if an intersection does if in the flight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,696
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up Mine as well

Got the email today that my relocation check is in the mail. Really makes sense for them and us to do that. If I leave it at the home base in the way of a hurricane, my deductible goes from $0 to...
Forum: Southeast 09-15-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,277
Posted By RVRC
Hope to be there

Moonpie and I hope to make it again this year! :). Enjoyed it last year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,521
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up 5600 & 5500

I have a 5600 and 5500 in my RV7 and love them. Been flying 2 years and 300+ hours. Bright screens and extremely easy to use. Two button pushes will get you any where you want with the screens! ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 808
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up Kudos to TCW Batteries

I have been using a TCW backup battery in my RV7 and it has been great. Recently I had an issue come up with it and met and talked with Bob at Airventure 2016. Such a pleasant fellow to talk to. He...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,809
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up Great video

I especially like the 13:35 mark when they were approaching runway 36. My wife and I were number 1 to take off and had to hold short for 10 warbirds to land and then the helo. Blue and white RV7....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-20-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,578
Posted By RVRC
Pdf

IRC, I saved mine as a PDF, then emailed it to myself and opened on ipad. Then saved it to ibooks. Use it there regularly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,995
Posted By RVRC
We are praying for your healing

Joe and Tricia, Gail and I are praying for you both and pray the Lord has your healing in His plan. Thanks for all you have done. This really is the best kit plane ever and it is you and your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,297
Posted By RVRC
I have already offered

Paul, I already offered to be his pilot, but he will have to ride in the back. I couldn't have him keep telling me, "smoke on, now"! 😁

Thanks for stopping by our hangar the other day, James. Good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,007
Posted By RVRC
Super size

We have a super sized on our 7 slider and LOVE it. Protects the back of your neck. We use it on most flight, especially during the summer in the south! :eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 997
Posted By RVRC
Yes

Yes it will, but when you put the primer on, it is black and covers it nicely. Looking through from the other side it will look like the blackout on car windows. We rounded the corners of the...
Forum: Painting your RV 04-27-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,785
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up +1 GLO CUSTOM

We had our 7 painted there a year ago and still excited about. Great people to deal with and the price was better than other shops I had talked with. Flew from South Carolina to Texas to get that...
Forum: GPS 04-23-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,765
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up Made a cover

My wife, the fiberglass queen, :D copied what our tech counselor had done. She made a fiberglass form fitted cover and painted the cover with truck bed liner. It fits snug enough to not come off...
Forum: Formation Flying 03-28-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,991
Posted By RVRC
Great job, guys

Nice video and great job. Thanks for posting this, Mark.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,487
Posted By RVRC
I have RON there

I have stayed there overnight and had the overnight fee waived if I bought fuel. Bought self serve. They did charge $5/night for electrical power to plug in my oil sump heater. They supplied the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-20-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,792
Posted By RVRC
I also found my problem

We also had a bad molex connection. Replaced with D-sub pins and small heatshrink. Second problems was the main ground wire had a bad crimp in the terminal end. We didn't use the whole D-sub as...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-09-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,792
Posted By RVRC
Thanks for posting

Thanks for posting this, Todd. I am having the same issue with the tail light. Very weak strobe and no white. Yesterday I removed the rudder bottom, cut off the connectors and installed new ones...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-06-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,835
Posted By RVRC
Mitch Lock

Try getting in touch with Mitch Lock in Maryland. He is the east coast rep for Vans and I believe he still has a 12 up there. I am sure he will give you a ride.
Forum: Southeast 09-19-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up Thanks, Brantel

Thanks, Brian. Moonpie and I had a great time. Nice to meet you, Chuck and others. Some beautiful RVs were there. Lots of locals, good music and food.

Thanks,
Forum: Southeast 09-18-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,326
Posted By RVRC
We should be there

Brian,
My wife, aka Moonpie, and I are planning to be there in the morning. We need to meet you.
Forum: Southeast 08-13-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,249
Posted By RVRC
Lots of good places

We have been to Jekyl, St. Simon Island, Lake City SC has a cafe on the field. FQD, Rutherfordton, NC same. oak Island NC just south of Willmington. Been to breakfast at Beaufort, SC and lunch...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By RVRC
GLO Custom in Ft. Worth

I am originally from Alexandria, but been in SC for 25 years. I recently fly our -7 to GLO and got it painted. Outstanding job and great people. You can go to his website or FaceBook site to get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,617
Posted By RVRC
we used Sika

We used Sika flex and I would do it again. Probably more work, but I love the finished product.

Bought my Sika from Jamestown...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-07-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 543,990
Posted By RVRC
Just out of paint

We just got Moonpie II out of the paint shop. GLO Custom Aircraft did an amazing job. Grady was great to deal with and an all around great guy....
Forum: GPS 05-07-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,882
Posted By RVRC
Make a fiberglass cover

My wife copied my Tech Counselor and made a fiberglass cover for each of my two antennas on the glare shield. Covered them with clear tape real well, then put fiberglass over them. Fit snug, but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,684
Posted By RVRC
I have gone as far south as Great Exuma and it is...

I have gone as far south as Great Exuma and it is my database. I know Eluthra, Nassau and the Abacos are in my database. Rarely will you fnd any approach plates, but I have trips to these places a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,446
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up Plans arrived

My set of plans arrived yesterday. We can't wait to get started. Plans and manual look very nice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,446
Posted By RVRC
mine is on order

I ordered my plans over the weekend. Jerry said they would be mailed today. We are excited about another RV project in the hangar. We have 8 grandchildren and the oldest one just turned nine. Ok,...
Forum: Southeast 01-18-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,646
Posted By RVRC
Sorry we didn't get there

Sorry we didn't get to make it. Mechanical issues kept us grounded. We were looking forward to seeing everyone and eating some great BBQ.:mad:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By RVRC
Columbia, SC

Charles, we are in Columbia and fnished our 7 in May 2014. Have over 100 hours in it. We have stopped in SPA to buy "cheap" gas before. Do you need an incentive ride? 😁
Forum: Southeast 01-04-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,646
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up Weather permitting...

RC and Moonpie will plan to attend. :cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,221
Posted By RVRC
You can select the speed

I have a landing light in right wing and taxi in left wing. I selected 90 knts as my "designated speed". I have one switch that controls the landing/taxi lights. Down is off, mid way is taxi only...
Forum: Interiors 11-26-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,088
Posted By RVRC
I have some in my 7

I have seats from Classic Aero Design and have seat heaters in them. I have used them twice now and they are great. They have a high and low switch. They also don't use many amps. I ran mine on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 24,997
Posted By RVRC
Interested

Ron,

I am interested in non competetive aerobatics.

No chute.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 545,960
Posted By RVRC
Thanks, Robert.

Thank you Robert and keep building. We now have almost 90 hours on it since May. Day trips to the beach and mountains are wonderful. Giving lots of rides to others. We are really enjoying this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,261
Posted By RVRC
Great pics, Mark

Thanks for the pics, Mark. We didn't get to make it this year. Maybe one day.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,869
Posted By RVRC
Just got back from there

I just landed about an hour ago from a hop over there. Flew up over KSPA then west as I got to the mountains. Went near Franklin and Jackson County, Brevard, etc. and stopped at KSPA for SS fuel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 37,489
Posted By RVRC
Way to go Mark

Mark is just that kind of guy. Several years ago I used to fly my corporate plane into Ruston, La on a regular basis. Found Mark in the VAF white pages and contacted him. He took time off from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,999
Posted By RVRC
Micro switch

I have a micro switch on my 7 slider. It is wired to one of the inputs on my AFS 5600. If I push throttle up and RPMs go over 1500, I get a visual and audio warning of "canopy open". I copied the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-01-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,784
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up AFS has great customer service

Rob was helping me on July 4th as well. Everytime I call or email these people, they have answers to all my questions. The whole staff is great. :). You can't go wrong dealing with them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 545,960
Posted By RVRC
Thanks, Mike

I am so blessed. She is wonderful!:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 545,960
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up My first passenger

My first passenger HAD to be my lovely wife/cobuilder. She bucked 99% of the rivets and did 99.9% of the fiberglass work. Here is the double RV grin! :D:D

This flight may have been better than my...
Forum: Reviews 07-11-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up Kudos to Advanced Flight Systems and TCW

Kudos to both of these companies (and many more involved here). I love dealing with all the people at AFS. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. Started with sales and now with tech support and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,721
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up I got mine

I bought a kit from Mike. I haven't had the opportunity to use them yet, but it is a nice kit. Thanks, Mike and EAA Chapter 242.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,520
Posted By RVRC
Thanks everyone

Thank you. It IS very exciting. Bungalo in Maine, huh? We are packing. Mike, we did make it to the front page. Woo hoo!:eek: Mark, we do plan on flying to Lousyana with it. Will let you know...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,520
Posted By RVRC
First flight N516RC

N516RC, #72779, RV 7, TW, Slider, flew for the first time at about 8pm on Saturday, May 3, 2014. After 7-3/4 years of building by my wife (aka Moonpie) and me (aka RVRC), Moonpie II took air beneath...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,333
Posted By RVRC
Thanks

Thanks, Mike. As in a thread earlier about YOU, I had barely hit send and you replied!:eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,333
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up N516RC has a birth certificate

Mid week last week the (Dr.) Vic Syracuse made a visit to the stable to deliver a birth certificate to our baby. N516RC has been born. Though not off the ground yet Moonpie II is an airplane. ...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-16-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,670
Posted By RVRC
Bill, I nearly bought that FBO in the late 80's. ...

Bill, I nearly bought that FBO in the late 80's. I was looking to make a very small fortune an even a smaller one. Nice place and great people down there. Less than 100 miles from my home...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,586
Posted By RVRC
First engine start N516RC

After a great worship service this morning, my wife and I headed to the airport with something special in mind. With the help of many of our RV buddies, we installed the prop on Moonpie II and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 81,562
Posted By RVRC
KCUB

That time sounds good to me. I will see how many of the others I can get there at that time. Just verify that is tomorrow, 3/3/14.

Ps email sent with contact info.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 81,562
Posted By RVRC
Stop by KCUB

Scott, you may as well stop by KCUB on your way there or back. We have at least 6 naked RVs either flying or under construction that need to see your product. Mine should be flying within the...
Forum: Southeast 02-18-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By RVRC
Epps Flying Service

Epps@ KPDK is RV friendly. I fly in there in corporate planes, but have seen RVs there often. Very friendly staff and linemen.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,615
Posted By RVRC
Mine fit well

The first set I got and didn't try to fit them for a while as it wasn't time. When I did, there was no way it was going to fit. Then I realized I had received some for the "A" model. Called...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,337
Posted By RVRC
Thumbs up Great news, Vic

Now I won't have to wait for a weekend to get you over here to inspect my-7. I have been planning on using your DAR services ever since I met you over here inspecting two oher RVs. We are getting...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-26-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,892
Posted By RVRC
Good to see you again, Jerry. The panel looks...

Good to see you again, Jerry. The panel looks great. My wife loves to go into Ken's hangar and move ONE thing to see if he notices! 😳 boxes all neatly labeled and stacked. Ugghhhh! Not mine. No...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 873
Posted By RVRC
How much Sikaflex?

Several years ago I used Sikaflex for my sliding canopy and loved the process. Yes, it was tedious, but think it will work great. Now it is time to install the windshield. Does anyone that has...
Forum: RV-14 10-27-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,822
Posted By RVRC
Rockwood, I talked with the man I thought it may...

Rockwood, I talked with the man I thought it may be and it was him. He was impressed that you noticed and how small the world has become because of RVs.
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