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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,413
Posted By laz
I would really love to see how it works. I work...

I would really love to see how it works. I work at the Repair Barn at Oshkosh and we have tried several jack Ideas in the past. None were that great. We help a lot of people change flat tires.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By laz
conflagrations on your plane. I am a member of...

conflagrations on your plane. I am a member of the chapter but live in Ohio. We did not make it to Tucson this year because of various reasons. I bought a place in Tucson last month so we can...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-26-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,907
Posted By laz
Any Idea about the performance change. I have...

Any Idea about the performance change. I have Same James on my 8 now. Are these pressure recovery?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,484
Posted By laz
shop towel face mask

I know this is not a place for virus stuff, but since most of us spend a lot of time in the shop this information could be useful any time. We all know that simple face masks prevent us from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,491
Posted By laz
I live and fly in Northern Ohio KPCW. I have not...

I live and fly in Northern Ohio KPCW. I have not flown lately, but was curious what the state had to say about flying, so I called them.

Basically they said there was no restriction on flying under...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By laz
Thanks to all for your help.

Thanks to all for your help.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By laz
Those dimensions are of the thickness ?

Those dimensions are of the thickness ?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By laz
Best to Bob , I met him at a forum this year. ...

Best to Bob , I met him at a forum this year. He is a great inspiration to the aviation youth.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By laz
those are little big for my 8. I plan to try and...

those are little big for my 8. I plan to try and stay on pavement. Maybe buy some bush flying time in a supper cub or something.

I just want a decent set of tires. Not trying to save money. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By laz
retread size

I know this has been beat to death, but My 8 will need new tires soon, (300+ landings) and I am planing a trip to Alaska and want some advise.

My 8 came withe Aero Classic tires. I have no...
Forum: Rocket 01-18-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,091
Posted By laz
A friend of mine sent me Pics. Is it a F1 or a...

A friend of mine sent me Pics. Is it a F1 or a RV 8. The picks are not good .
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,061
Posted By laz
I used 3M Adhesive remover. It nose not attack...

I used 3M Adhesive remover. It nose not attack the plexiglass. Use it very sparingly and test a small area, of course. This stuff is designed to remove adhesive from paint without attacking the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 527,327
Posted By laz
Steve If you give me dimensions I can make a few...

Steve If you give me dimensions I can make a few of the pouches.

Send me a Message.

Laz
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,339
Posted By laz
Several replies back some one hit it right on the...

Several replies back some one hit it right on the head. In a free economy we vote with our wallets. The traveling public pays way less for a ticket than they did 40 years ago when I started flying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,737
Posted By laz
The interesting thing is there is no "expiration...

The interesting thing is there is no "expiration date on the quart bottles. there is a manufacture date. Sure would like to know what the reason is?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,737
Posted By laz
I did find the re-testing document on the...

I did find the re-testing document on the Aeroshell site. I only have the one case that is " out of date". I will call aeroshell to see what they say, but I plan on using the oil. May mix it with...
Forum: Reviews 08-10-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 544
Posted By laz
Anti splat control lock

I purchased a Antisplat control lock for my RV8. It is a work of art and performs exactly as described.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,737
Posted By laz
Oil shelf life

I was putting away my latest supply of Aeroshell 15W50W oil when I noticed that there was a stamp on a case I purchased a few years ago (3 1/2 to be exact) that said "use by jun3 2019". I did not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,233
Posted By laz
I tried some external locks on my 8. I purchased...

I tried some external locks on my 8. I purchased the Anti-Splat and find it the best for me. Its compact and does a good job. The draw back if having to get into the plane to remove it does not...
Forum: Texas (South) 06-19-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,075
Posted By laz
They waved the tie down and hanger fee when I...

They waved the tie down and hanger fee when I purchased fuel. Probably can't count on that, but it was a nice gesture. I would have been just as happy if they charged me. They really care about...
Forum: Texas (South) 06-18-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,075
Posted By laz
Lightning strike hole in runway.

thanks agin to all that recommended Austin. I was treated so well there and the facility was great. I went out to check and preflight my Airplane on Sunday. The Lineman recommended that I hanger...
Forum: Texas (South) 06-11-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,075
Posted By laz
thanks for everyones help. I plan on departing...

thanks for everyones help. I plan on departing KPCW (port clinton Ohio) on Friday morning early. I will defiantly go to Exec. . I should be in the area for at least a couple of days. Any...
Forum: Texas (South) 06-07-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,075
Posted By laz
Where would I find a post on that trip....

Where would I find a post on that trip. CA-

looks like Exec is the place.

Thanks to all
Forum: Texas (South) 06-07-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,075
Posted By laz
Austin TX

I am planning to fly my RV8 from Ohio to Austin this month to visit my daughter at UT. She lives just not of campus.

I am looking for the best airport to fly into. The is Austin Exec but maybe...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,268
Posted By laz
I used a flat clear coat over my decal pro stuff....

I used a flat clear coat over my decal pro stuff. It makes them bullet proof.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,731
Posted By laz
Thanks for all your quality work Marshall. ...

Thanks for all your quality work Marshall. Building My RV8 I quickly learned the difference between average and High quality tools like you produced. I tell anyone starting a build not to waist...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By laz
CG-18 is the WAC chart that covers from San...

CG-18 is the WAC chart that covers from San Francisco clear down to Los Angeles
The FAA quit making them in 2015. I had two sets ( it takes two because they are printed on both sides) that i used...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By laz
WC chart

Does anyone know where I can get a CG-18 WAC chart. I have tried E-bay and other places with no luck. I built a large wall map and its the only one I need to complete.

Any help is appreciated
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-15-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 37,736
Posted By laz
One of the nicest guys I have ever met. Always...

One of the nicest guys I have ever met. Always willing to give help to a RV8 builder and a smooth classic air show performer.

He will be missed
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,660
Posted By laz
Griots garage dry wash or quick speed shoe both...

Griots garage dry wash or quick speed shoe both work wonders and do not scratch if used with a good microfiber tool. The Dry wash has been around for a while and is great on any painted finished...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,220
Posted By laz
Pilot operating handbook

I have looked at the section on POH. Since I am not talented at word processing I am looking for a Template ( kind of fill in the blanks ) for my RV8. Some on the download section appear to be from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,928
Posted By laz
I painted my RV8 last year. I have been painting...

I painted my RV8 last year. I have been painting for many years, but this was my first aluminum airplane.

here is the things I recommend and why.

Use an automotive paint such as PPG concept. It...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 527,327
Posted By laz
when will these be available

when will these be available
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,498
Posted By laz
Flew my 8 with the # 3 baffle mod yesterday. I...

Flew my 8 with the # 3 baffle mod yesterday. I appears to have worked well. # 3 is now right in line with the rest and appears to have dropped 20 to 30 deg. F.

I also have been cutting down the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,498
Posted By laz
I just did my first flight on my RV8 about 30 day...

I just did my first flight on my RV8 about 30 day ago. All went well ( usual small Items). I am at 19 hrs and was hoping the CHT's would come down . They are fine in cruse 24 square or even 25...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-14-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 99,586
Posted By laz
I would also love to see some photos. The loss...

I would also love to see some photos. The loss of photos on this site is problematic.

I am in Phase one with my RV8 and struggling with high CHT's on initial climb. They rise to 400 to 415 on 1...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 527,327
Posted By laz
Steve I just purchased several Items from Amanda....

Steve I just purchased several Items from Amanda. I am very pleased with everything and would like to propose a new part for her business. The fuel vent lines on a RV8 are just tubes that stick...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,034
Posted By laz
Thanks for the reply's I guess I just do not...

Thanks for the reply's

I guess I just do not understand why the website is still up and accepting orders.

I will cancel the payment thru pay pal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,034
Posted By laz
Rite-Systems mag timer

Has anyone besides me tried to buy a Mag-rite timer from Rite-systems.

They have a web site and I ordered on from them. Pay pal paid for it . that has been almost two weeks. This is probably a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,823
Posted By laz
Thanks to all for the reply's. I can take...

Thanks to all for the reply's. I can take "screen shots" with the G3X and I have a couple with 3.1 and 3.2 psi a cruse. I believe this is just a gauge issue. It just seemed strange that with a new...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,823
Posted By laz
Fuel pressure 0-360 A1a

I have about 12 hours on my RV8 and things are going reasonably well, first flight was on March 4 and running down some small issues. I have a Garmin G3X touch system and was wondering what the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,859
Posted By laz
A couple of years ago Christer at Stein air won a...

A couple of years ago Christer at Stein air won a Lindy with his RV8. He had the cowl off to show his beautiful wire work forward of the cowl. He use a Lacing tape that was white with black...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,478
Posted By laz
If you are concerned about flexibility or...

If you are concerned about flexibility or adhesion use West system G-flex resin . It was developed to bond to dissimilar surfaces and specifically aluminum. It never gets supper hard and is used in...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,681
Posted By laz
baggage door brace.

Does anyone have a current part number for a baggage door brace for the forward baggage door on a RV8, I think it was a McMaster Car Item. Someone referenced one in a old thread but I could never...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,483
Posted By laz
I am also curious what Carl would not install...

I am also curious what Carl would not install then on any RV. I am concered mostly about stress on the RV8 canopy surround which is made from Carbon fiber on mine. I can mostly avoid putting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,263
Posted By laz
It is interesting that both John Wayne and...

It is interesting that both John Wayne and Westchester Co (white Planes NY) are always a study in contradiction. They want the air carrier service and a place to land their jets close to home , but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By laz
Hi Bill, Thanks for asking. Yes I did run the...

Hi Bill,

Thanks for asking. Yes I did run the engine twice now not the airframe. Good that I did because off a loose B nut on the prop oil line in front on the engine. Spent some time cleaning it...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-12-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,139
Posted By laz
Thanks Sam, You saved me a lot of guessing. ...

Thanks Sam,

You saved me a lot of guessing.

Laz
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,296
Posted By laz
Fist flight wheel pants

I have read several threads and was wondering what the basic consensus is about wheel pants on or off for the first flight? My Plane is done and inspected and the Engine was run for 1 1/2 hours by...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-11-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,139
Posted By laz
Thanks for the pictures. If anyone has some...

Thanks for the pictures. If anyone has some basic dimensions Height and angle of the stand. That is all I will need.

I intend to make a copy of the Tail Mate this weekend It will be to lousy to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-10-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 758,236
Posted By laz
Done

All done. Now its time to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-10-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,139
Posted By laz
If someone would send me some pictures of the...

If someone would send me some pictures of the Tail mate I would make them .
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By laz
pictures of the plane

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/bLWbmhN6VJJ9M7gT75l7_9SoIlFMr1ldFM2xBEcB5v1TY9hgkwiePtTX-YCP6k3EfG0XxIrSp-dV5YETFv6TgyOEkVfpYwDzvK0-sEYFdQISLkNK0pTgBLeh0KByUO5qb1-44TWcrQk_j8xEM-VvxNAHGGe-IY4QjKRjr7...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By laz
Its finally done

Thanks to all the help of my friends, vendors and of course people on this forum N958ML was issued its certificate yesterday by the FAA CLE MIDO office.
I am the old Guy on the Left. The FAA MIDO...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,529
Posted By laz
posting pictures

I have been using this site to help build mY RV8. I just finished my FAA inspection and would like to post a photo. Did a search but not much luck. What is the easy way to add a picot to a post?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 687
Posted By laz
sealing firewall onRV8 Quick build.

My RV8 is just about done, I painted the last wing and will soon be inspected by the FAA. One of the Items I have left to do is seal the firewall. The current recommendation from Vans is to use pro...
Forum: Reviews 10-11-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,538
Posted By laz
You will have to ask Bruce about the rear seat...

You will have to ask Bruce about the rear seat brake setup. Its kind of propriety .

Yes I did see the race track.

Mike
Forum: Reviews 10-06-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,538
Posted By laz
RV8 Training

I just received my transition training form Bruce Bohannon in Angleton TX. If you are building a RV8 this is the place to get some training and time in a RV8. Bruce is one of the best instructors I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,862
Posted By laz
When I painted my RV I was told that the clear is...

When I painted my RV I was told that the clear is heavier, but Im am not sure that is true. When I shot my RV with single stage white (ppg aerospace ) several things changed my mind. With any paint...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,862
Posted By laz
I am in the throws of painting my RV8. I have...

I am in the throws of painting my RV8. I have been painting cars and Airplanes most of my adult life. Swore I would not paint the RV , but the prices from 14K to 25K ( that is not a mistype,...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-29-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,310
Posted By laz
Thanks to all. I used some rubber that I cut to...

Thanks to all. I used some rubber that I cut to fit inside the channel.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-28-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,310
Posted By laz
rv8 rear canopy stop

I am finishing up my RV8 and have been unable to find any information on this forum or in the instructions regarding a rear canopy stop to prevent the canopy from hitting the rear stab fairing. What...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,862
Posted By laz
My Iwata with the devilbiiss DEcups disposable...

My Iwata with the devilbiiss DEcups disposable paint system has worked well for me. The DEcups system allows you to paint upside down and make cleanup breeze. Sata is also a good brand. I stayed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,110
Posted By laz
rv8 windshield fairing

I am close to making the windshield fairing on my 8. Using the standard fiberglass method. Looking at vans instructions it show a width "aprox 2 1/16 inch. I used Sikaflex to attach both the...
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