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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By scard
Thanks for the reminder Randy. Heard, and...

Thanks for the reminder Randy. Heard, and challenge accepted. This year has me really missing the big long distance stuff that we became so accustomed to. When a couple thousand mile trip starts...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,779
Posted By scard
KTPL formation clinic

Helped keep some red scarries safe and a little formating with about 50 other like minded RV'ers working on honing their formation...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-08-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By scard
Yep, when camping we ship a full plastic tub. It...

Yep, when camping we ship a full plastic tub. It just works.
The key is the welcome wagon or an indirect line to a chairman with a golf cart!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,706
Posted By scard
We drug the airplane out and spent some quality...

We drug the airplane out and spent some quality time with a hose and bucket of soapy water. Her once per year bubble bath to strip off the first layer of oak pollen.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-04-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,651
Posted By scard
Alex, your evidence is a good reminder to all of...

Alex, your evidence is a good reminder to all of us.
Guilty, I have a filter waiting for me on the bench.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-04-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By scard
Not expected behavior. The carb float is stuck /...

Not expected behavior. The carb float is stuck / valve didn't seat. Not appropriate for flight.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-28-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 18,672
Posted By scard
We've also been using the Krytox golden tube for...

We've also been using the Krytox golden tube for a number of years and often comment about the "early years" without it. The fuel caps just work with it. The guys running the fuel truck don't even...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-27-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,188
Posted By scard
Yeah, just split it. No big deal.

Yeah, just split it. No big deal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By scard
Congrats Tom & Bonnie!!!! Welcome to the...

Congrats Tom & Bonnie!!!! Welcome to the club.

I still "...want to be just like Tom & Bonnie when I grow up."

See ya' soon, somewhere.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-21-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By scard
We're an Autodesk Fusion 360 shop with paid...

We're an Autodesk Fusion 360 shop with paid licenses at CMW. I think it is still mostly free until you make $100k. I couldn't comply with the Solidworks license or it's limitations when they...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-14-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,270
Posted By scard
Yep, we do very similar to Tom and Bonnie. Using...

Yep, we do very similar to Tom and Bonnie.
Using the ATC system along there is the easiest way to keep everyone happy.
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-14-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,479
Posted By scard
The long answer is, "NO". Our 9A has treated us...

The long answer is, "NO".

Our 9A has treated us well for way over 2000hrs, but aerobatic it is not. There are all kinds of missions, and most of us try to explore various things with not just one...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-13-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By scard
I think you pretty much have it. It is just...

I think you pretty much have it. It is just supported by the canopy lip itself at the rear, which is pulled down to the roll bar. That is it. There is no support off of the longerons. There will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,010
Posted By scard
2 large welding O2 bottles, a cascade hose, a...

2 large welding O2 bottles, a cascade hose, a whip with a valve and you're done. Priceless for the long distance travelers. Useless for remaining in the pattern.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-01-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,367
Posted By scard
Thanks Dan. I've seen similar kinds of stack-ups...

Thanks Dan. I've seen similar kinds of stack-ups out in the wild too. I struggle with how to encourage the builder to look at it a little more, but usually find a way. When it just doesn't look...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,147
Posted By scard
YUP! Call CMW if there are any majority sponsor...

YUP! Call CMW if there are any majority sponsor needs as previously indicated.

Scoot & Cookie are still IN.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-12-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,417
Posted By scard
That sounds like great advice :).

That sounds like great advice :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,153
Posted By scard
Good job guys!! I'm not so sure about the pilot...

Good job guys!!
I'm not so sure about the pilot riding in the back seat though. It must not have been her leg.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-06-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 873
Posted By scard
You're in for a journey. Go with it. You'll...

You're in for a journey. Go with it. You'll figure out what YOU really need along the way.

You aren't going to be trying to accomplish "LEAN" production. There are solutions to workbench clutter...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-05-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,924
Posted By scard
Guilty. I stopped messing with errant (carb)...

Guilty. I stopped messing with errant (carb) fuel pressure indications long ago. Maybe I'll get back to working on that some day.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,435
Posted By scard
I LOVE the color!!! But I have a nose wheel and a...

I LOVE the color!!!
But I have a nose wheel and a ramp into the hangar. What ever shall I do :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,153
Posted By scard
Just a couple of weeks ago. A PnP rescue (scared...

Just a couple of weeks ago. A PnP rescue (scared and doesn't even know how to walk on a leash). This is how Tanya transports "unknowns", tied down to a baggage tie with enough lead to lick your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,153
Posted By scard
Yeah baby!!! Skylar PnP rescue and resident RV...

Yeah baby!!!
Skylar PnP rescue and resident RV builder / supervisor on the way home from KMPJ after a night of other animals sniffing her butt through the tent :). She doesn't mind IFR in the crud,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,896
Posted By scard
I see no reason to not start building now if that...

I see no reason to not start building now if that is what you want to do.
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-19-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,143
Posted By scard
Gotta' move that puppy! Here is what they look...

Gotta' move that puppy!

Here is what they look like years later after having been rescued by RV. At my desk this very...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-15-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,984
Posted By scard
The contribution of these latched canopies...

The contribution of these latched canopies (talking about an RV), to overall fuselage torsional stiffness, is exceptionally small. I would be surprised if Vans engineers even considered it seriously...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,161
Posted By scard
Welcome! I think your research is about spot on,...

Welcome!
I think your research is about spot on, and further, your first shot ability to put the numbers together mean you are a perfect fit to make the short jump to "experimental". It sounds like...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-10-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By scard
We've shipped quite a few of them. The E-Lift are...

We've shipped quite a few of them.
The E-Lift are on the shelf and go out within hours.
https://elift.cardmachineworks.com/

https://elift.cardmachineworks.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Lift1.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,213
Posted By scard
For me, if my pants aren't already soiled, we're...

For me, if my pants aren't already soiled, we're still just working together, so we negotiate. If I'm not hearing that we're working toward a solution, second round from me is, "Unable". If it...
Forum: RV-14 01-05-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,961
Posted By scard
Nice! Before all that "tech" existed, we just...

Nice! Before all that "tech" existed, we just drove behind the tow truck on the big day and took pictures at the stop lights. A moments day indeed!
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-03-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,263
Posted By scard
Sure! It has been done. It is called a -7 with...

Sure! It has been done. It is called a -7 with a different horizontal stab. :).
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-01-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,392
Posted By scard
No pics, but the airplane flew twice today with...

No pics, but the airplane flew twice today with two different pilots. Both testing products for 2021.
I had a rocket ship for my flight with none of the usual "support equipment" aboard. Only 12gal...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-31-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By scard
http://www.aeroelectric.com/ Get the book. The...

http://www.aeroelectric.com/

Get the book. The education is worth it.
You are on the right path to go in search of your own understanding.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-27-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,518
Posted By scard
Bob, you and Judy touched many lives, and our...

Bob, you and Judy touched many lives, and our condolences indeed.
I remember one moment many years ago that I was frustrated with my project because I didn't have the right tool. So I picked up the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-23-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,889
Posted By scard
Good show! That is how it is done. What we would...

Good show! That is how it is done.
What we would pay for some of that smooth air during the Falcon Flight shows... :).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,266
Posted By scard
The important part is that our community has...

The important part is that our community has people like David. He has a skill, oh wait, more than just one. He makes some of the most amazing candies, is an expert small part welder, and is ever...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-18-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,234
Posted By scard
Paul, Send a note to your manufacturer, surely...

Paul,
Send a note to your manufacturer, surely they'll just drop you a couple in the mail. If they won't... ping me at the link below.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,571
Posted By scard
Strategic planning to prepare you for the ups and...

Strategic planning to prepare you for the ups and downs of the process. Enjoy it, own it, and build on! :).
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-06-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,514
Posted By scard
It seems tis the season for people to have their...

It seems tis the season for people to have their airplanes apart with the wheels and brakes off. Maybe it is condition inspection time across the country. We sure do appreciate the CMW E-Lift...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-17-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,721
Posted By scard
There is always a reason to crawl back there,...

There is always a reason to crawl back there, once per year. Battery or not.

My RV-8 fastback battery is in the back.
Forum: COMM 11-16-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By scard
Isn't that a shame. You are correct when you...

Isn't that a shame. You are correct when you dive into most others, but I can assure you that isn't the case with the CQ1 :). A side effect of my original effort of "I don't care what it costs. I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-15-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,367
Posted By scard
Perfect! That is the experience of this process....

Perfect! That is the experience of this process. You ARE an airplane builder.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-14-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,962
Posted By scard
We just use a gallon ziploc bag tucked up under...

We just use a gallon ziploc bag tucked up under there. Just spin it off without a care. We don't use anything else, and never loose a drop.
Forum: COMM 11-13-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By scard
Antenna line issues?

Antenna line issues?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,018
Posted By scard
An RV gets to 10k' exceptionally quickly. "Climb...

An RV gets to 10k' exceptionally quickly. "Climb and maintain 72 degrees."
Forum: Reviews 11-03-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,099
Posted By scard
Gary, we very much appreciate your order and it...

Gary, we very much appreciate your order and it is always great to hear about happy customers with happy ears.

We're shipping daily, often within hours of orders. I hope you're liking your Orange...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By scard
I would highly encourage you to join your local...

I would highly encourage you to join your local EAA chapter and engage the tech counselor / flight advisor programs. Those are the vetted people that will be happy to sit down and dive into the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,035
Posted By scard
It was just one of those magical flying weather...

It was just one of those magical flying weather weekends in Central Texas. A little "product testing" enroute to hand deliver product over BBQ. Clear, calm, cool, and at solo weight without the CFO...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-31-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,367
Posted By scard
I wouldn't go so far as to try to put a cherry...

I wouldn't go so far as to try to put a cherry max in it. Yeah, some of those you won't buck. I would put a pulled rivet in there, maybe a MSP?, and move on unless you really want to set the...
Forum: Reviews 10-28-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,514
Posted By scard
Yep. Alex did my transition training 14yrs ago,...

Yep. Alex did my transition training 14yrs ago, and subsequently Tanya's too. He's simply the kind of guy that you would want to be around.

This young guy! (LOE 2007)
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-26-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,034
Posted By scard
That is a good one and you have a lot of local...

That is a good one and you have a lot of local experts up there.

Down here in Central TX, I've done it every which way, mostly related to the weather. The most important thing is absolute clarity...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,149
Posted By scard
Jeff, They are both nearly perfectly suited to...

Jeff,
They are both nearly perfectly suited to your (current) mission. As a buyer, you will be perfectly happy with a good example of either that you can actually get your hands on. Beware, when...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 519,992
Posted By scard
I've done quite a bit of testing for air tight...

I've done quite a bit of testing for air tight cavities using the normal FFF "hobby" type processes we're talking about here. You have to step pretty far from normal profiles to make it happen with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,263
Posted By scard
So, I guess we're talking about the Crow Kam...

So, I guess we're talking about the Crow Kam Lock? I suspect you're in possession of a quality harness that just needs some maintenance.
I've had their standard latch link 5 point for over a decade...
Forum: RV-10 10-18-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,448
Posted By scard
What Paul said. I count 6 here in my drawer, not...

What Paul said. I count 6 here in my drawer, not including the big alligator squeezer.
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-18-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,609
Posted By scard
I suspect most of us have done some massaging at...

I suspect most of us have done some massaging at this point.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-16-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,054
Posted By scard
Oh, boy, your life is about to change! Have fun!

Oh, boy, your life is about to change! Have fun!
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-15-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,238
Posted By scard
You end up educating yourself, just like your...

You end up educating yourself, just like your crew chief did. Except, you only "must" learn just enough to do what you want to do on your one project. Yes, the components usually come with...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-08-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,055
Posted By scard
I just plugged that into the "search" on the...

I just plugged that into the "search" on the front door of the web store and it came right up with the part. $278 (add to cart).
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-07-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,055
Posted By scard
Just my choice. It is my go-to for a wet seal of...

Just my choice. It is my go-to for a wet seal of two pieces of aluminum. I have no such fear of the south end of a north bound skunk :).
Forum: Reviews 10-07-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,247
Posted By scard
"RETURN POLICY We offer a 30 day money back...

"RETURN POLICY We offer a 30 day money back guarantee on our headsets so that you can try them out in your own aircraft. A full refund less shipping charges will be issued on any CQ1 headset...
Forum: Reviews 10-07-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,247
Posted By scard
Mike, your frustration rings very true! Wouldn't...

Mike, your frustration rings very true! Wouldn't it just drive you bananas if you had to send your headset back multiple times just to try to get it to match the same product in the same cockpit? I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-07-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,055
Posted By scard
In the -1 RV8 kit, that skin comes with the huge...

In the -1 RV8 kit, that skin comes with the huge hole already punched in it.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-06-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,055
Posted By scard
Just a basic sheet metal patch. Fair it with...

Just a basic sheet metal patch. Fair it with some proseal.
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