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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-10-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By skydiverlv
Sold to Scott

Sold to Scott
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-09-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By skydiverlv
Anti Splat Crankcase Vent Kit Complete

SOLD NIB as delivered. I purchased this for a project and did not use it.
$75.00 & 12.00 shipping CONUS only.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-04-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,949
Views: 1,326,518
Posted By skydiverlv
Sweet! And smooth.

Sweet! And smooth.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-27-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,279
Posted By skydiverlv
Why? I have near 650 hours on my Bosch FR5-DTC...

Why? I have near 650 hours on my Bosch FR5-DTC plugs without missing a beat.
Forum: RV-14 08-22-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 204,439
Posted By skydiverlv
My wifes "entertainment" is watching the fuel...

My wifes "entertainment" is watching the fuel gauge.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-22-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,165
Posted By skydiverlv
Invaluable. I love this tool.

Invaluable. I love this tool.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-19-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,054
Posted By skydiverlv
Have you recently completed the nose gear...

Have you recently completed the nose gear replacement? I have found mine needing increased brake pressure to control, resulting in "jerkiness".
The angle at the lower bend is greater than the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,854
Posted By skydiverlv
Towel...

Towel https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01A4ZXYA8/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Pillow...
Forum: RV-10 07-19-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,611
Posted By skydiverlv
There is no such thing as an ugly Vans aircraft....

There is no such thing as an ugly Vans aircraft. I will say some are prettier than others.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-16-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By skydiverlv
Ya dont think I am going to mess with anything...

Ya dont think I am going to mess with anything before OSH, do you?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-29-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,413
Posted By skydiverlv
Does not get any better than that.

Does not get any better than that.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By skydiverlv
private message sent

private message sent
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-15-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,094
Posted By skydiverlv
I have a Smart Avionics balancer that I use for...

I have a Smart Avionics balancer that I use for dynamic balancing and the instructions state that if the initial dynamic balance is greater than 1.5ips, the propeller should be removed and static...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-11-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,816
Posted By skydiverlv
FYI you do not have an HDX screen. You have...

FYI you do not have an HDX screen. You have either D1000 or D1000T
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-07-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,611
Posted By skydiverlv
If and when you find a vendor that performs this...

If and when you find a vendor that performs this wonderful detail, be sure and post. I have been hounding AS for a few years now with no positive result. I would love it.
Forum: Reviews 05-31-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,551
Posted By skydiverlv
Randy-President CEO at Glassair

Randy-President CEO at Glassair
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-21-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By skydiverlv
DeOxit https://www.ebay.com/itm/234017036807?epid...

DeOxit

https://www.ebay.com/itm/234017036807?epid=2245994712&hash=item367c809a07:g:bzkAAOSwHmVfkH20
Forum: RV-14 04-11-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,055
Posted By skydiverlv
I have ran 91 zero ethanol 95% of the time in my...

I have ran 91 zero ethanol 95% of the time in my ULis engine since about 10hr and now have 565hr on it. The factory minimum is 93 octane. Spec for head temp is maximum 390f. My head temps never...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-02-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By skydiverlv
When looking behind the panel, if the fuselage...

When looking behind the panel, if the fuselage and options harnesses plug directly into the AV5000 box then you are plug in ready for the autopilot panel. If you see DB plug junctions between the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-25-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,703
Posted By skydiverlv
Wicks Aircraft Supply. I use these on my...

Wicks Aircraft Supply.
I use these on my...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-14-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,235
Posted By skydiverlv
Confirmed the fused circuit is for the 12v...

Confirmed the fused circuit is for the 12v accessory power port..
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-14-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,235
Posted By skydiverlv
On the D180 versions I believe the fused circuit...

On the D180 versions I believe the fused circuit off the battery fed the 12v accessory plugin. I will look at the early electrical schematic to verify. Possible he has something plugged into the port?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-14-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By skydiverlv
Thank you Tony. Odd that I used several key words...

Thank you Tony. Odd that I used several key words and was unable to produce a thread.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-13-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,976
Posted By skydiverlv
I am not a Rotax owner but have a few buds that...

I am not a Rotax owner but have a few buds that own them. Give Stol Creek Aviation a shout. Mike is the "go to" guy in the midwest, and also the ONLY factory authorized Edge Performance...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-12-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By skydiverlv
SD-00001 Trim servo replacement

After much searching I have been unable to find the thread related to the Ray Allen trim servo inspection/replacement. I thought I remembered someone had used the original tray mount with some...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,378
Posted By skydiverlv
-15f last week and now I have 2 4" cracks in the...

-15f last week and now I have 2 4" cracks in the rear window. Yuk. What size drill is recommended for stop. Are you leaving hole as is or inserting a filler? I have read that some used Weldon3 for...
Forum: Reviews 02-01-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By skydiverlv
No problem viewing webinar. Thanks Vic for your...

No problem viewing webinar. Thanks Vic for your dedication.
Forum: Painting your RV 01-28-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,665
Posted By skydiverlv
Ugh. I am crying for you. That is the worst paint...

Ugh. I am crying for you. That is the worst paint job I have ever seen. Would have been better sprayed with rattle cans. Back in the day, Earl Schieb produced better results than that. I see a law...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-09-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,687
Posted By skydiverlv
Screw the screws

I swapped most of my phillips screws with these.
https://www.albanycountyfasteners.com/Stainless-Steel-Truss-Head-Machine-Torx-Screw-8-32-p/1080-066.htm
Also they seem to have a smoother feel when...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-03-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,193
Posted By skydiverlv
Hairball, Mac has a link to his blog in his...

Hairball, Mac has a link to his blog in his signature which details the mistake and actions taken to correct the problem. Scroll to section 21.
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-16-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 198,692
Posted By skydiverlv
I recall about 2.5 years ago Jan attempted a...

I recall about 2.5 years ago Jan attempted a flight to Alaska in the Viking Super Duty Zenith and made the decision to abort and return to Florida because of elevated gearbox temperature. I do not...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-07-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,544
Posted By skydiverlv
https://www.nationaltoolwarehouse.com/Either-End-A...

https://www.nationaltoolwarehouse.com/Either-End-Adjustable-Creeper-P185469.aspx

It will not fit in your tool chest but is a great tool for maintenance. You will clean more often. Also great at...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 10-19-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,763
Posted By skydiverlv
Hopefully a wing without struts and including...

Hopefully a wing without struts and including self deploying slats.
Something like a smaller Helio HT-295. Yes, conventional gear.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-14-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,083
Posted By skydiverlv
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?p=1414527#post1414527
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-14-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,083
Posted By skydiverlv
Had great results using a step drill.

Had great results using a step drill.
Forum: Flight Testing 10-09-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,838
Posted By skydiverlv
Confident enough to take my sweetheart, (wife)...

Confident enough to take my sweetheart, (wife) for a flight.

500 hours later I feel the same.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,498
Posted By skydiverlv
If you are not using McFarlanes Cowl Saver baffle...

If you are not using McFarlanes Cowl Saver baffle seals, you will not be disappointed with a purchase.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzmLIwS1uY8
I also have a custom length vernier throttle cable...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-17-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,845
Posted By skydiverlv
I have tried several times to have my hubs...

I have tried several times to have my hubs machined by AntiSplat and was told they no longer service the RV12 hubs. Reportedly had trouble securing hub in lathe for machine work. I would gladly pay...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-09-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,229
Posted By skydiverlv
Although I do have a crimper, I am almost certain...

Although I do have a crimper, I am almost certain I purchased an 90 adapter for the installation. Look here, or elsewhere and see if you can find what you need.
https://mgs4u.com/
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-04-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,793
Posted By skydiverlv
The tinted windows were manufactured by a third...

The tinted windows were manufactured by a third party and for reasons unknown quit producing the part. They were made of acrylic.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,312
Posted By skydiverlv
Crikey, That was going to be my frustration...

Crikey, That was going to be my frustration outlet after Osh was cancelled. Oh well.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-02-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,327
Posted By skydiverlv
The process required R/R of the instrument stack...

The process required R/R of the instrument stack angles and also the rear tray supports. I remember doing a bit of filing on the front opening.


I replaced my sl40 while building. I was fortunate...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-21-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,306
Posted By skydiverlv
Thank John...

Thank John Albury
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=898782&postcount=234
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-15-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,018
Posted By skydiverlv
https://www.bmotorsports.com/shop/advanced_search_...

https://www.bmotorsports.com/shop/advanced_search_result.php?nways=3&ptype=2
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,381
Posted By skydiverlv
Parr 4 the Course utubers came by and shot a...

Parr 4 the Course utubers came by and shot a video of a short flight.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0p81g4anZA0
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-06-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,202
Posted By skydiverlv
Vans sells canopy scratch remover kit....

Vans sells canopy scratch remover kit.
https://shop.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/shop.cgi?ident=1591497514-502-438&browse=tools&product=scratch-off
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-05-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,054
Posted By skydiverlv
Is your bus voltage fluctuating with rpm? More...

Is your bus voltage fluctuating with rpm? More than likely the voltage is low and when you increase rpm the voltage rises which increases speed of the pump. This type pump is voltage sensitive.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-29-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 55,268
Posted By skydiverlv
I performed the gear leg replacement solo and...

I performed the gear leg replacement solo and found no need for another set of hands.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-25-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 55,268
Posted By skydiverlv
I am finished with the nose gear installation and...

I am finished with the nose gear installation and have the 18" bits and guide bushings for sale listed in the classifieds.
Included are the 3 bits, 2 guide bushings and the length of PEX tubing that...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-23-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By skydiverlv
If you have the GTR-200 you can adjust volume in...

If you have the GTR-200 you can adjust volume in audio setup. I think mine is on audio2.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,182
Posted By skydiverlv
Looks like Golden Aerodrome. So sad no Flying...

Looks like Golden Aerodrome. So sad no Flying Circus this year.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-05-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 357,009
Posted By skydiverlv
That's what I am talking about! Now, I sure would...

That's what I am talking about! Now, I sure would like to have a spinner like that. :cool:
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-03-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 357,009
Posted By skydiverlv
Congrats, Don. Good to see AF1 up where the...

Congrats, Don. Good to see AF1 up where the eagles venture. Now, where is the Honda emblem?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-11-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,731
Posted By skydiverlv
Are you selecting a runway? ie: 18,36, or...

Are you selecting a runway? ie: 18,36, or whatever your runway .
Forum: Florida (Central) 02-25-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,078
Posted By skydiverlv
KGIF on site vehicle rental AVgas 3.60 also...

KGIF
on site vehicle rental
AVgas 3.60 also have 91 unleaded
tie down fee was 27 bucks for the week 5 bucks nightly.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-29-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,634
Posted By skydiverlv
I installed seat heaters with only the low...

I installed seat heaters with only the low circuit wired direct to switch thus eliminating the need for relays and extra wiring. My wife has found that sufficient for her, the reason for installation.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-30-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,237
Posted By skydiverlv
Daily Driver

Nice article on "The Commuter" in Sport Aviation, Ron.
You are probably near 300hrs on the bird since August of '18?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,476
Posted By skydiverlv
Thanks for the hints guys.

Thanks for the hints guys.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,476
Posted By skydiverlv
Silver wing walk

I am looking for light silver or gray wing walk material and have not been successful.
I prefer paint on type but would settle for stick on.
Does anyone know of a vendor that handles this color?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-16-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,279
Posted By skydiverlv
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=165801&highlight=vent
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-22-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,883
Posted By skydiverlv
Peanut Butter Do not laugh, it works!

Peanut Butter Do not laugh, it works!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-10-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,351
Posted By skydiverlv
KIAD $8.77 for 100LL here in the US. Signature...

KIAD $8.77 for 100LL here in the US. Signature flight services
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-30-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,685
Posted By skydiverlv
12 is essentially plug and play. I think even a...

12 is essentially plug and play. I think even a novice could have the avionics up and running in 8 hours. Also I would think it easier to have panel installed and then do the avionics. RV12 is quite...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-24-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,068
Posted By skydiverlv
:rolleyes: FADEC is much more than what the eyes...

:rolleyes:
FADEC is much more than what the eyes see, what the hand does, and how the engine performs with a "single lever".
In art terms the 912ULS could be a "work of art", however the 912is would...
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