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Forum: Job Board 11-11-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,121
Posted By Tandem46
No Carl, Rockwood is correct. Lemos does not...

No Carl, Rockwood is correct. Lemos does not exist….at least not as we know him. Nothing….and I mean NOTHING he has posted on this site is true.

- There is no record of him in the FAA pilot...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-27-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,664
Posted By Tandem46
Spins

Kevin,
I love it! Properly trained…facing your fears… gett’n her done!
Great job!
PS - You we’re giddy as a school boy!! Too fun!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,741
Posted By Tandem46
I already have Strobes/Nav but added an Aveo...

I already have Strobes/Nav but added an Aveo Redbaron mini beacon for engine start/taxi. Debated whether to put it on belly or top but glad I went with belly because it is bright! I do however...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-29-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,647
Posted By Tandem46
Another data point. Iíve had a PC680 last 7...

Another data point. Iíve had a PC680 last 7 years. Had another one last barely 12 months. Current PC680 is going strong at 3+ yrsÖknock on wood.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-18-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,446
Posted By Tandem46
Tim posted this three days agoÖ. Doing...

Tim posted this three days agoÖ. Doing loops.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=My5dmtl9mjU
Forum: ADS-B 09-12-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,509
Posted By Tandem46
Update to yesterday. Today flew close to 4hrs...

Update to yesterday. Today flew close to 4hrs round trip Denver up to South Dakota and back. Foreflight worked perfectly whole time, never dropped the ADSB or disconnected from Echo UAT. Go figure....
Forum: ADS-B 09-11-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,509
Posted By Tandem46
Joining the club. My Foreflight running on iPad...

Joining the club. My Foreflight running on iPad mini kept disconnecting from my echo UAT multiple times today.
Forum: Midwest 09-05-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,619
Posted By Tandem46
Unfortunately he passed Friday. I donít have...

Unfortunately he passed Friday. I donít have specifics or cause of death.
Forum: RV-4 08-16-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,255
Posted By Tandem46
RV-7 24 turn spinÖlarger -9...

RV-7 24 turn spinÖlarger -9 rudder.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mPsSJhM8xDk&noapp=1
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-04-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,477
Posted By Tandem46
Yes, Tom is right! This has been discussed on...

Yes, Tom is right! This has been discussed on this site before. I spoke with Kraus years ago about this. My kickbacks 100% stopped when I started stopping at ďBOTHĒ, counting ďThousand one, thousand...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,273
Posted By Tandem46
The important thing to note here is that the EAA...

The important thing to note here is that the EAA did not change the way they count attendees from previous AirVentures. Therefore, relative to past shows, this year was a great year. As was pointed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,273
Posted By Tandem46
EAA AirVenture 2021: 608,000 attendees

- AirVenture 2021 saw 608,000 attendees.
- More than 10,000 aircraft arrived at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh and other airports in east-central Wisconsin.
- At Wittman alone, there were...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-26-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 30,197
Posted By Tandem46
Confirmed!!!! High wing, back country capable!!!

Confirmed!!!! High wing, back country capable!!!
Forum: Safety 06-08-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,082
Posted By Tandem46
F-15 Air Guard...

F-15 Air Guard pilot

https://abc30.com/pilot-killed-in-plane-crash-at-porterville-airport-identified/10763381/
Forum: Flight Testing 05-10-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,334
Posted By Tandem46
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=35894
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,981
Posted By Tandem46
Greg, what a blast from the past! I distinctly...

Greg, what a blast from the past! I distinctly remember surfing Doug’s “RV Yahoo Group” in Japan while on deployment in the summer of 2001 and reading about your accident. Nearly 20 years later....I...
Forum: Alternative Engines 05-02-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,738
Posted By Tandem46
I believe there is a Super Seven out there...

I believe there is a Super Seven out there somewhere. There is definitely a Super Six, see link...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,674
Posted By Tandem46
A...

A few...:D

https://i.postimg.cc/WzKpgx5S/109-B2-CF5-BAED-4528-9-DB9-443-E23-EACCC7.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/3NWJy3Fd/4-C35901-B-C4-E1-43-DA-8-ED5-0-F9031-A9507-E.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,856
Posted By Tandem46
Haha, thatís a blast from the past! From Navy...

Haha, thatís a blast from the past! From Navy T-34C days ď...parking brake off, brakes pumped firmĒ. :)
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-18-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,982
Posted By Tandem46
Capt, From LSE website. This procedure 100%...

Capt,

From LSE website. This procedure 100% fixed my issue. I pause for a three count immediately before cranking.

Plasma CDI systems shipped after December of 2004, have shown no tendency to...
Forum: RV-3 03-04-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,261
Posted By Tandem46
OT, but what headset are you wearing in that...

OT, but what headset are you wearing in that video Smokey?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-19-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,557
Posted By Tandem46
Tom, any more word or progress on this? How...

Tom, any more word or progress on this? How realistic or difficult would it be for you to produce braided lines for direct replacement of the stainless FI lines?
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By Tandem46
Exactly what I was thinking, which is why I canít...

Exactly what I was thinking, which is why I canít visualize what he did. The play between my bushing and the weldment tube is so minuscule I donít see how one could get even a mouse hair in there.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By Tandem46
Control Stick Bushing Shim

Regarding shims for the brass/bronze bushing to remove slop in the WD611/612, I canít visualize how this is done. I reference an old post from Geico below. Can anyone shed some light on this? Btw,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By Tandem46
Iím replacing my original leaky Tee with the...

Iím replacing my original leaky Tee with the ďnewĒ style shown above. Anyone know if the lines are the same? I just want to plug and play the new Tee without swapping out the lines.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,684
Posted By Tandem46
I hate to jump in here because you are going to...

I hate to jump in here because you are going to get 400 opinions and different techniques, but hereís mine. I do exactly what you do except that I have full throttle during the priming.

Full...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-04-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,895
Posted By Tandem46
Now that is the coolest thing Iíve seen in a long...

Now that is the coolest thing Iíve seen in a long time! As you pointed out, amazingly clear and well preserved after all these years. Thx for sharing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,018
Posted By Tandem46
Explosive Rivet

Watching a video of a restoration in Cameron Park CA of an early model 1943 F4U Corsair. Apparently Vought did not use blind rivets on the Corsair for tight spaces where conventional rivets couldnít...
Forum: RV-3 12-24-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 190,814
Posted By Tandem46
Dang, that is gorgeous Dave!

Dang, that is gorgeous Dave!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-20-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,775
Posted By Tandem46
Iíll second that. LSE Plasma II EI with one Mag....

Iíll second that. LSE Plasma II EI with one Mag. No issues for 1200hrs.
Forum: Flight Testing 12-19-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,579
Posted By Tandem46
Around 95KIAS for me. IO-360B1B CS Prop But...

Around 95KIAS for me.
IO-360B1B CS Prop
But faster is better for me. Better cooling for the engine, better visibility for me, and lastly, more reaction time should the motor quit.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-19-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,985
Posted By Tandem46
Outstanding video. Something about Scottís...

Outstanding video. Something about Scottís voice, but I could listen to him all day long. Thanks for linking that video.
Forum: Safety 12-15-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,286
Posted By Tandem46
No. Unfortunately a forced landing in a plowed...

No. Unfortunately a forced landing in a plowed field even in a tail wheel RV can easily result in flipping over.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-11-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,380
Posted By Tandem46
https://i.postimg.cc/cC3KbQCG/1-B1-B2-BB0-9-FF3-44...

https://i.postimg.cc/cC3KbQCG/1-B1-B2-BB0-9-FF3-446-C-91-FE-CD65-E13-BB177.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,213
Posted By Tandem46
183KTAS straight and level. 2003 RV-7 IO-360...

183KTAS straight and level.
2003 RV-7
IO-360 w/ one mag, one LSE
WW 200RV CS prop
Can’t seem to get a single knot more out of her. :)
Forum: Safety 11-10-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,752
Posted By Tandem46
Just submitted a complaint as well. I suspect...

Just submitted a complaint as well. I suspect more and more pilots across the GA community will do the same as word gets out about the databaseís removal.
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-05-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,653
Posted By Tandem46
Sam, youíre going to be fine. Vicís opinion...

Sam, youíre going to be fine. Vicís opinion alone is enough for me. Your plane is not going to suddenly ďfall out of the skyĒ. If you would have screwed up the main spar or the horizontal spar,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-04-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,060
Posted By Tandem46
I use NGK BR8ES with my LSE Plasma with great...

I use NGK BR8ES with my LSE Plasma with great success. $2.50 per plug, throw away at annual. Can one use BR8ES with the G3i? If so, thatís $20 per year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,430
Posted By Tandem46
Oshkosh 2020 in EAA Sport Aviation Magazine

Back in July we had a very successful fly-in at the Oshkosh Nebraska municipal airport that was organized by our superb Denver local Kitfox driver Stan Specht. The fly-in was a success and the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-14-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,638
Posted By Tandem46
Are you sure the flakes are steel? Those flakes...

Are you sure the flakes are steel? Those flakes sound like (from your description) carbon which is common in the suction screen. If it is carbon, take some flakes and grind them between your index...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-09-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,413
Posted By Tandem46
I was literally just looking at a tight spot last...

I was literally just looking at a tight spot last night on my baffle/cylinder interface that needed something like this. Thank you very much for sharing!
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-08-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,914
Posted By Tandem46
https://i.postimg.cc/rpHy75k2/08-B64-ED3-646-C-46-...

https://i.postimg.cc/rpHy75k2/08-B64-ED3-646-C-46-FE-957-B-F7448-FBB8733.jpg
Vs
https://i.postimg.cc/7LhYBmjN/0-FA976-F8-E006-44-A2-8-D2-D-F1-E6749526-B0.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,412
Posted By Tandem46
Any update Otis?

Any update Otis?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,992
Posted By Tandem46
Uh... there is nothing in the FAR/AIM that...

Uh... there is nothing in the FAR/AIM that supports this statement.
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 06-01-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,476
Posted By Tandem46
Angel Flight

Start with Angel Flight. Disappointed to hear that they did not want her flying commercial air. With all of the mitigation protocols in place, I think her traveling on commercial air has very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,387
Posted By Tandem46
+1! Same thing happened to me. Oil analysis...

+1!

Same thing happened to me. Oil analysis report was perfect at the exact same time I was getting a lot of metal out of the oil filter due to a spalling lifter. Engine subsequently required a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By Tandem46
Structural vs Non-structural machine screws: Does it really matter?

Looking at machine screws on Aircraft Spruce, they list:

MS24693C Non structural stainless machine screws - 55,000 PSI
MS24694C Structual stainless machine screws - 85,000 PSI

Ok, big difference of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,667
Posted By Tandem46
Walsenburg CO (4V1). $2.40

Walsenburg CO (4V1). $2.40
Forum: Safety 04-25-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,776
Posted By Tandem46
George, per post #12 from the owner Ruslan of the...

George, per post #12 from the owner Ruslan of the -7A in the spin video, it’s has the larger rudder. Look at the horn...it’s obvious.
Forum: Safety 04-18-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,776
Posted By Tandem46
24-turn Spin RV-7. 47-turn Spin RV-8

Nothing new here, just consolidating these two impressive videos because I can never find them in normal searches. Interestingly, the RV-7 takes 5 turns to recover in this video.

RV-7 24-turn...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,456
Posted By Tandem46
NTSB Prelim

Well, never mind. I did not realize there was an NTSB prelim out on it.

https://app.ntsb.gov/pdfgenerator/ReportGeneratorFile.ashx?EventID=20200120X43918&AKey=1&RType=Prelim&IType=LA
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,456
Posted By Tandem46
F1 Rocket Tail Damage Update?

Anyone have an update on the F1 that nearly lost its tail back in January? Thread got locked down and clearly fell off everyone?s radar with the Covid issue.

Originally thread:...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,468
Posted By Tandem46
Great story, thanks for posting. As a former...

Great story, thanks for posting. As a former Naval Aviator, very happy to see the RV community step and fill the void that?s been caused by the pandemic. RIP LeRoy Honsinger.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-17-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 77,676
Posted By Tandem46
This is news to me and very telling. Not saying...

This is news to me and very telling. Not saying the cranks should fail so easily but new students can definitely be very hard on engines. Maybe SAP has a case after all.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-07-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,572
Posted By Tandem46
If you’re talking about the suction screen, your...

If you’re talking about the suction screen, your link does show one. “18” right below 19.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-03-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 77,676
Posted By Tandem46
Wait...what?!?!?! The affected cranks have...

Wait...what?!?!?! The affected cranks have Superior serial numbers?? Also, what about all that business the other day about ?Bill Ross and Superior claim that the crankshafts that failed had all...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-18-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 77,676
Posted By Tandem46
Yes, its in the AD. ...”gaseous...

Yes, its in the AD.

...”gaseous nitrocarburization resulted in excessive residual white layer forming on the assemblies. This white layer is brittle and can lead to spalling or fatigue cracking of...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-14-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,517
Posted By Tandem46
Hmmm, this is weird. AD says it affects 115...

Hmmm, this is weird. AD says it affects 115 crankshafts plus 77 experimental, which adds up to 192. But they list 256 serial numbers?!?

?This AD applies to the reciprocating engine models...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-14-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,517
Posted By Tandem46
John, it does say “ALL” but it also says “AND”. ...

John, it does say “ALL” but it also says “AND”. Here is the entire sentence:
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all SAP Model IO-360-series and O-360-series...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-14-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,517
Posted By Tandem46
It?s not ?all?. It?s ones with ?a certain SAP...

It?s not ?all?. It?s ones with ?a certain SAP crankshaft assembly installed?.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-24-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,099
Posted By Tandem46
Hoping someone can help. My 396 has always been...

Hoping someone can help. My 396 has always been connected to my Trutrak Pic Pilot via a single wire off the 396 pigtail sending the NMEA to the TT. I?m currently looking at the iFly 740B to replace...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-15-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 18,585
Posted By Tandem46
Agree with Dave! You?ve owned your RV for ONE...

Agree with Dave! You?ve owned your RV for ONE WEEK and already exceeded Vne by 20%. I?ve been flying mine for 16 years and have never exceeded Vne.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-28-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 20,046
Posted By Tandem46
I vote for this! With externals for x country...

I vote for this! With externals for x country fuel consumption.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-09-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,807
Posted By Tandem46
WOW!! Beautiful!

WOW!! Beautiful!
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