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Forum: RV-6/6A Yesterday, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By scard
What Paul said. A lot of water can enter in the...

What Paul said. A lot of water can enter in the vicinity of the canopy hinges. I never did get mine perfectly sealed to not have intrusion and damp shins in a real shower.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By scard
...and, yes, as far as I'm concerned, the real...

...and, yes, as far as I'm concerned, the real homebuilt action is Sun-Wed.
Yes, homebuilt camping and non-camping is roughly separated, by a few feet.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,172
Posted By scard
Completed two RV8 wingtips and moved on to other...

Completed two RV8 wingtips and moved on to other fiberglass bits. Ripped out a 10yr old Andair fuel pump that has never been run, and it's completed plumbing, after getting an email from them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By scard
Leave it to Dan to show off his zero clearance...

Leave it to Dan to show off his zero clearance pants. Saw that one coming. I'm actually starting to work on this now but have no time to spare for "skinny jeans"... Another one of those things...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-27-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By scard
That is my story and I'm sticking to it.

That is my story and I'm sticking to it.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-26-2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By scard
Thanks for the order. Only a few more CMW E-Lift...

Thanks for the order.
Only a few more CMW E-Lift on the shelf before we start a backorder run.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,298
Posted By scard
And for some of us, it went "virtual" this year! ...

And for some of us, it went "virtual" this year! There in spirit from open to close for sure. I'll be practicing 90kts again in my rocket ship in just a few months.
CMW will be happy to pitch in...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-22-2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,896
Posted By scard
Many congrats! That IS an accomplishment.

Many congrats! That IS an accomplishment.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,752
Posted By scard
The universe has spoken. Time to pull the RV8...

The universe has spoken. Time to pull the RV8 out of the corner and back to shop center to toss MY rocket ship into the air!
It is way more complete than it looks here. Every part of the airframe...
Forum: COMM 07-15-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By scard
Agreed. I have fixtures that every CQ Headset...

Agreed. I have fixtures that every CQ Headset passes through that have seen many thousands of plug in/out cycles that are just fine.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-20-2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By scard
Yeah, some straps, and I remember using a lot of...

Yeah, some straps, and I remember using a lot of tape.
Forum: Texas (South) 06-07-2022, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By scard
Yep, EDC or GTU.

Yep, EDC or GTU.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-01-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By scard
Blast from the past indeed. Good on you.

Blast from the past indeed. Good on you.
Forum: Tools 03-17-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,745
Posted By scard
Hakko and Metcal here at CMW. And, one for each...

Hakko and Metcal here at CMW.
And, one for each hand of course.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,068
Posted By scard
A quick run to see...

A quick run to see mom.
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-tq8knXS/0/964a4389/L/i-tq8knXS-L.png
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-23-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,974
Posted By scard
Forget the numbers. I'm very much looking...

Forget the numbers. I'm very much looking forward to that view in my next movement! Awesome picture.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-23-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,056
Posted By scard
Isn't it a hoot how Dan can spark this passionate...

Isn't it a hoot how Dan can spark this passionate conversation that comes up periodically. Tip-up / slider, primer, shop air lines... He knew exactly what would transpire :). The distraction is...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-22-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,056
Posted By scard
Yep. Mine is all copper, that I've been moving...

Yep. Mine is all copper, that I've been moving from space to space for the last 30yrs, with drops taken from the top, with everything sloping back to the source and blowouts at each of the six...
Forum: Texas (South) 02-15-2022, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By scard
What you found on AirNav is correct. Don is...

What you found on AirNav is correct. Don is usually quite available. You'll probably just want to try again.
(I'm at 40xs)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-07-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,009
Posted By scard
Ahhhh, you ship them to Vlad!!!

Ahhhh, you ship them to Vlad!!!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-07-2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,326
Posted By scard
I'm sorry we missed you Jereme. I don't know how...

I'm sorry we missed you Jereme. I don't know how that happened :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,407
Posted By scard
7 full stop / taxi back laps in...

7 full stop / taxi back laps in 25min...
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-WHmZmH7/0/862b3a72/L/i-WHmZmH7-L.jpg
Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-31-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,098
Posted By scard
We've always had a good time at Boulder. It is...

We've always had a good time at Boulder. It is particularly "RV Friendly" :).

(fist bump to Dula)...
Forum: Safety 01-30-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,843
Posted By scard
Which goes beyond use of the radio, but speaks to...

Which goes beyond use of the radio, but speaks to overall situational awareness. The moment we step foot onto the airfield as pilots, we are called on to be aware. We are all human, but we can...
Forum: California 01-27-2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,633
Posted By scard
Disclaimer: TX rv pilot that might have...

Disclaimer: TX rv pilot that might have traveled...

The last time I flew past Half Moon Bay, it was covered in a marine layer, the beauty that we had never seen before as we sailed by at 300-800' a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-24-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,892
Posted By scard
What a hoot!! Forget the rainbow, how about that...

What a hoot!!
Forget the rainbow, how about that ball cap and headset the star of the show was wearing! :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,679
Posted By scard
Me too! (other words for the machine)

Me too!

(other words for the machine)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,679
Posted By scard
I hear you, but no. We shed a tear for each piece...

I hear you, but no.
We shed a tear for each piece of paper that slowly departed the cockpit. Tracking flight progress on the paper chart, the right approach plate in paper... Yep, it still feels...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By scard
How about that. Thanks Scroll. As much as I...

How about that.
Thanks Scroll.
As much as I thought I didn't need a bluetooth headset, because our audio panel has BT, I realized I was wrong. We've found it liberating to be in control of our own...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,106
Posted By scard
You will get there, and it just might change your...

You will get there, and it just might change your life.
Forum: Tools 12-25-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,342
Posted By scard
And who is using something different? This is...

And who is using something different? This is also what I have, but would be willing to pay more for something "better". I can see a lot of potential improvements in the rolo-flair, and might be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,738
Posted By scard
That thing that some of us do periodically...

That thing that some of us do periodically...
Forum: COMM 12-09-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By scard
And a Mouser part# 736-PKGM06TLLN...

And a Mouser part# 736-PKGM06TLLN (https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/LEMO/PKGM06TLLN?qs=mDYDupiwM4DvYW2o4ymyAQ%3D%3D)
Works great with a CQ Headset.
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-22-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,839
Posted By scard
It sounds like maybe you're just getting used to...

It sounds like maybe you're just getting used to a new airframe. It is all good. I have more than a few hours in an RV9, and often use a slip. In fact, it is a bit a part of my program borrowed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,410
Posted By scard
If you fly an RV, and the profile fits, simply...

If you fly an RV, and the profile fits, simply add to your departure checklist, "climb to and maintain 72 degrees (F)." Easy.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-21-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By scard
That is awesome! I'm right behind you Pete, but...

That is awesome! I'm right behind you Pete, but you remind me to fly more. I'm feeling another 2700mi trip (one way) in my bones :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,969
Posted By scard
Wow, I feel for you guys! There was a time, many...

Wow, I feel for you guys! There was a time, many moons ago, that an empennage order was shipped the same week and yielded instant rivet banging. A glorious sensation it is. Hold strong and do...
Forum: Reviews 10-24-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,436
Posted By scard
John, It is great to hear that you are enjoying...

John,
It is great to hear that you are enjoying your headset. Let us know if you need anything.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,521
Posted By scard
As Bill said, a full hose down with LPS2. If...

As Bill said, a full hose down with LPS2. If that doesn't make them completely happy in 30sec, throw them out. The reality is that there are so many of these that are flying around for 30yrs with...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 10-21-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,439
Posted By scard
Woof! I love this. I've been known to take a...

Woof! I love this. I've been known to take a day and see how many I can hit. In Texas, this is multiple overnight trips that aren't possible to be "home in time for dinner"...

Maybe if I launched...
Forum: Interiors 10-21-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,923
Posted By scard
We're on year 14 of heavy abuse of our Classic...

We're on year 14 of heavy abuse of our Classic Aero seats that are Fabric and still look great.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,112
Posted By scard
Petit Jean was a hoot and a holler' as always...

Petit Jean was a hoot and a holler' as always with quite the eclectic cast of characters. The first thing we did when we got home was cook up a big pan of colorful steamed vegetables :).
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-11-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By scard
Makes me almost feel like a hoarder these days. ...

Makes me almost feel like a hoarder these days. The engine for the RV8 sitting on the floor for too many years (I'm sorry Rhonda!). But it is like my own little money tree.
2022 for...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-10-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,914
Posted By scard
That is next level commitment! I can't wait to...

That is next level commitment! I can't wait to see your airplane some day.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-09-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,914
Posted By scard
"depth of a rivet head" isn't going to do it. ...

"depth of a rivet head" isn't going to do it. Make yourself test coupons and do not machine countersink so much that the back side becomes a knife edge.
Forum: COMM 10-07-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,851
Posted By scard
So true. It reminds me of our diamond of...

So true. It reminds me of our diamond of diamonds inbound for a very important missing man over the Air force Academy in CO not so long ago, fully listening to country music for a couple of miles on...
Forum: Safety 10-07-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,328
Posted By scard
It is still part of the program Paul, and has...

It is still part of the program Paul, and has even tumbled some efis gyros from the last decade :). I practice it often too. But (as this thread drifts), I certainly wouldn't imagine doing it IMC.
Forum: Safety 10-06-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,846
Posted By scard
I'm glad you asked (or reported your success)! ...

I'm glad you asked (or reported your success)! There is a growing community of bush pilots using the Wendy Exfil helmet which works great with your CQ...
Forum: Reviews 10-06-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,701
Posted By scard
It just never gets old hearing about happy...

It just never gets old hearing about happy customers. We very much appreciate every one of you.

The truth is that the name just kind of happened. In the beginning, when I was laser focused on the...
Forum: COMM 09-28-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,082
Posted By scard
From the other side (it is a "headset problem of...

From the other side (it is a "headset problem of course"), does it do it with the mic disconnected?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,597
Posted By scard
Good Op Chris!

Good Op Chris!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 497
Posted By scard
Two "golfballs" and put only about 1/4 of it on. ...

Two "golfballs" and put only about 1/4 of it on. (Proper mixing of small units become an issue with usual shop operations.)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,813
Posted By scard
Rod, It is great that you are enjoying the sound...

Rod,
It is great that you are enjoying the sound experience that we've worked so hard for on the CQ Headset with Bluetooth. It sounds like you've found that it really is something unique, as have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,813
Posted By scard
You're right, lots of variables. But the very...

You're right, lots of variables. But the very worst case, streaming audio at FULL volume continuously with auto-pause enabled, about 16hrs. My bluetooth headset has been in the airplane, flying for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,813
Posted By scard
Hi Gerry, Yes, Bluetooth upgrades are available...

Hi Gerry,
Yes, Bluetooth upgrades are available to existing CQ1 owners. Roy was correct, that the cost is simply the difference in price, which is currently $250. For a headset in good condition,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,813
Posted By scard
Thanks for noticing. "Continuous...

Thanks for noticing. "Continuous development"!



If you're happy with what you have, by all means, stick with it. The reality is that we all "hear" things differently. (Danger, I feel this reply...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,813
Posted By scard
You're only real risk to try is a few bucks...

You're only real risk to try is a few bucks shipping. From our web store: RETURN POLICY We offer a 30 day money back guarantee on our headsets so that you can try them out in your own...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By scard
Same here, about 15yrs ago. Alex is a kind soul...

Same here, about 15yrs ago. Alex is a kind soul and I'm happy to see he is still sharing his approach to transition training.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,285
Posted By scard
IN! Can't wait. Dan promised to drive me back...

IN! Can't wait. Dan promised to drive me back to my bride from the campsite after all the scotch had been consumed at the campsite... Should be a good time around the camp fire!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,813
Posted By scard
I think George does a good job demonstrating that...

I think George does a good job demonstrating that a CQ Headset is definitely a premium product that is NOT simply a minimum cost rebranded item from China. A CQ Headset with bluetooth and GA plugs...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,813
Posted By scard
CQ Headset with Bluetooth!

The CQ Headset is now available with fully integrated Bluetooth functionality. Our unique Bluetooth headset control is a new in-house design, not a third party product add on or afterthought. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,723
Posted By scard
Give Tanya a ring. She does good ear tip...

Give Tanya a ring. She does good ear tip insertion coaching over the phone too.
We can even make it "Extra!" small for you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,685
Posted By scard
There is another version of the same thing that...

There is another version of the same thing that has the N number on it. Just shoot an email off as the "owner".
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-01-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,045
Posted By scard
If you do that, please report the runout of those...

If you do that, please report the runout of those (both) spindles. Baldor for me. OR, I bet it would be just good enough to build an RV.
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