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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-22-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By Brdog42
Want the armrests, please

Chris.

Iíd like to buy the armrests. Sending a PM unless youíd like another form of contact. Thanks.
Forum: Tools 04-17-2022, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By Brdog42
Itís $35 to calibrate any torque wrench. Whether...

Itís $35 to calibrate any torque wrench. Whether you got it free or paid for a Binford 2000. Some obviously come with a certificate when new. Just pointing out what it costs locally to have one...
Forum: Tools 04-17-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By Brdog42
My A&P friend works on 737s. Bought an HF 1/2Ē...

My A&P friend works on 737s. Bought an HF 1/2Ē two years ago for home use. Took it to work last December to see how closely calibrated it is. Was within his shopís spec, whatever their spec is. On...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-12-2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,797
Posted By Brdog42
Long wait for new assemblies.

I ordered new rudder pedal bars last September and I still havenít received them. I was told, last October, they were at the powder coat shop and would be ready second week of November. Last December...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-08-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,580
Posted By Brdog42
Holy Schnikes! That looks great! Iím just about...

Holy Schnikes! That looks great! Iím just about ready to paint. Youíve got me thinking of switching to vinyl.

Iíve stripped the paint off our -6. Would you recommend priming in white before applying...
Forum: Safety 01-03-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,960
Posted By Brdog42
P-51s & othersÖ Howíd they do it?

Rob Davies bailed out of a P-51, 2011, Duxford. A Skyraider wing clipped his tail from behind. IIRC, he left at 500í, got a full chute at 200í and got a few injuries from striking the tail. But a...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-27-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,652
Posted By Brdog42
ĎSimplyí great

Great panel! 👍 Iím trying to make ours a lot like yours. Whatís your empty weight?
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-06-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,703
Posted By Brdog42
Congratulations! Looks great. And a third seat...

Congratulations! Looks great. And a third seat model, too! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,299
Posted By Brdog42
Dave & others, What is the difficulty of adding...

Dave & others,

What is the difficulty of adding the Meske mod? I bought an unused kit a while back. Then I saw the Super Tracks mod and havenít installed the Meske mod. It sounds like theyíre both...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,220
Posted By Brdog42
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,997
Posted By Brdog42
$125 any class

$125 for all classes. $75 extra for EKG. Phoenix AZ
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,148
Posted By Brdog42
Mine is similar to the above. I did notice some...

Mine is similar to the above. I did notice some passengers viewed my thoroughness with concern. My friend Suzanne looked at me and said, “If you told me you were planning to crash this thing… maybe I...
Forum: RV-4 11-16-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,319
Posted By Brdog42
Drill guide bushings

The #40 guide is sized for AN3 bolts. The #30 is for AN4.
Forum: RV-4 11-16-2021, 04:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,319
Posted By Brdog42
90* drill & bushing

Dean,

I recently mounted a new horizontal & vertical stab on our -6. On the horz stab I got the horz stab exactly where I wanted it and then clamped well into position. Then I used an 90* air drill...
Forum: Virtual Hangar 10-18-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,811
Posted By Brdog42
Nice!

Mark,

It is like you have a new -6. What you did is beyond a freshen up. :)

Will you please post photos of your fuel pump mounting along the spar? I see where you put the filter.

Well done.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-17-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,690
Posted By Brdog42
My IA friend had me help replace an aileron on a...

My IA friend had me help replace an aileron on a C152 with the above method. (He’s trying to make an airplane mechanic of me. Good luck!) We replaced a hinge attached with Cherrymax rivets. He has a...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-10-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,043
Posted By Brdog42
Glenn, Did you just mount the Aerolab unit on...

Glenn,

Did you just mount the Aerolab unit on the wing / fuselage fairing? If so, is that strong enough? Looks very clean. I see you added a doubler to get the unit flush with the skin.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-04-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,704
Posted By Brdog42
Thanks Ralph. No need to get out the scale.

Thanks Ralph. No need to get out the scale.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-04-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,704
Posted By Brdog42
-6

Jim, Iíll weight my -6 parts today. Maybe close enough?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 73
Sticky: Daily RV Pic
Views: 24,096
Posted By Brdog42
Thanks everyone. This thread helps.

Thanks everyone. This thread helps.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-30-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,767
Posted By Brdog42
Thanks everyone

Thanks everyone
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-29-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,767
Posted By Brdog42
Weldon part#

Does anyone have a part number for a Weldon pump. Application IO-360 parallel valve. I see the 8120-J Is specified for Minimum Capacity ď45 GPH @ 20 PSIG @ 14 VDCĒ & Full Relief Pressure (No Flow)...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-23-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,464
Posted By Brdog42
Great race! Thanks for the post & link!

Great race! Thanks for the post & link!
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-10-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By Brdog42
Easy to do yourself :-)

I replaced the panel myself, as my Ď95 -6A was custom fit. I acquired a nice scrap sheet of .063Ē big enough for the application. In Phoenix, there is a scrap metal yard just north of Sky Harbor...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-22-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,862
Posted By Brdog42
Greg, That Is Impressive! RTW? Iíve missed that...

Greg, That Is Impressive!

RTW? Iíve missed that intention in your posts. That will be fun to follow.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,252
Posted By Brdog42
Vans store shows only for 6/7/8. About 60Ē long &...

Vans store shows only for 6/7/8. About 60Ē long & goes on the back of the rear horizontal spar. What do the plans for the rear horizontal spar of the -9 show?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-10-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,180
Posted By Brdog42
Slider location?

Where is a good location to mount the GSU on a -6A slider? Which provides good access to p/s checks, etc?
Forum: Safety 05-06-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,839
Posted By Brdog42
Toxic decomposition materials...

xcape,

I used to know this stuff better when I taught about it. But the takeaways:

Halon is great at stopping fire by interrupting the chemical reaction of O2. Great!

The decomposition products...
Forum: Safety 05-05-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,612
Posted By Brdog42
Ralph, I missed the iPhone5 reference. So true...

Ralph,

I missed the iPhone5 reference. So true about tech changing every 5 minutes!
Forum: Safety 05-04-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,612
Posted By Brdog42
Lat/Long sent

Ralph,

My Apple watch & phone can send lat/long and medical triage information on an Emergency SOS. The watch will self activate an automatic call/message if so set up. Privacy features are...
Forum: Safety 05-04-2021, 05:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,612
Posted By Brdog42
Wife gave me an Apple Watch last birthday. It has...

Wife gave me an Apple Watch last birthday. It has an SOS(911) button for a life alert fob type function. I donít think it will send a 911 call for a heart issue automatically. I can attest to the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-29-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By Brdog42
GMU-11 & ELT share aft bulkhead?

Another GMU-11 question. Has anyone mounted both an ELT and GMU-11 on the aft bulkhead deck, under the empennage fairing with success? I have my ELT back there and it is staying there.

Thanks.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-28-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 57,283
Posted By Brdog42
Thanks!

Thanks a lot to all in this post and Dan for testing. I think I added something useful which also does no harm. Very light weight. The firewall recess was a pain. A flat firewall would’ve been much...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-27-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,406
Posted By Brdog42
Nice shadow on the ground. Great photos

Nice shadow on the ground.

Great photos
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-13-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 57,283
Posted By Brdog42
Tom, Thank you very much.

Tom,

Thank you very much.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-13-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 57,283
Posted By Brdog42
1 or 2 tubes of 3M?

Iím just getting ready to apply my SS sheet. How many tubes / cartridges are needed? I donít want to get 90% done and run out of 3M 2000+

Thanks!
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-15-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,010
Posted By Brdog42
Nice!

Coincidentally, Iíve been working on something similar just down the taxiway from you on our -6A.

Looks great!👍
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,820
Posted By Brdog42
AZ - vehicles...

Paid ADOT the first week of December for our airplane ($25) and recieved sticker last week of February. Our car and pop up trailer didnít get notified, as usual, and are taking several weeks for the...
Forum: Painting your RV 02-01-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,529
Posted By Brdog42
Thanks for the photo. How are the black...

Thanks for the photo. How are the black markings/ lettering done?
Forum: Painting your RV 01-23-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,621
Posted By Brdog42
Justin, Your -6 looks great! Weíre getting close...

Justin,

Your -6 looks great! Weíre getting close to painting. Any more details on the process would be great. Did you cut and buff as described by Dan H? I saw some polishing tools in a photo. Very...
Forum: Painting your RV 01-20-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,726
Posted By Brdog42
Blacker than black

Now thatís black
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-16-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,698
Posted By Brdog42
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-15-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 343,116
Posted By Brdog42
👍

Thanks!

Our -6 will have the same firewall plan as the -7. We have a blank slate, so figured weíd make it similar to what current plans call for.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-15-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 343,116
Posted By Brdog42
Firewall fuel fitting location?

Jereme,

Just a few posts back :rolleyes:, I saw you changed engine mounts for the new nose gear. Iím doing the same on our -6A. I have not positioned(drilled hole) for the fuel fitting. Do you have...
Forum: Safety 01-07-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,291
Posted By Brdog42
Bubble Insulation Removed

Our -6A was completed 25+ years ago and had much hardware store insulation installed. All removed. Fortunately no fires or corrosion. AZ itís entire life. Thanks to VAF for giving me useful...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-27-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,832
Posted By Brdog42
Installing new nose gear/engine mount on our -6A

VGB,

We ordered the new mount as soon as they were available. It made sense for us.

Our -6A’s backstory. Read if you’re bored.:rolleyes:

We bought an -6A from my IAs father, Jim, who is also an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,697
Posted By Brdog42
737 ĎApollo Eraí lights?

Those bulbs look like the Ď387í light bulbs on the B737 annunciator lights. How long has the 737 been around? Apollo Era? :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,326
Posted By Brdog42
Give Frank a call. He took over the business and...

Give Frank a call. He took over the business and still makes & refinishes those propellers. Heíll tell how much for a refinish and how much for colors. Heíll also tell you how to do it if youíre up...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-19-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,216
Posted By Brdog42
+1 to what David posted.

+1 to what David posted.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,591
Posted By Brdog42
Power Up...

Sam,

My Zulu 2s (now 3) have always turned themselves on when power is applied or when they are plugged in when the jacks are hot. Great customer service. I sent them in for service and upgrade to...
Forum: Propellers 10-21-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,879
Posted By Brdog42
Butch, Give Frank a...

Butch,

Give Frank a call.

http://www.performancepropellersusa.com/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,413
Posted By Brdog42
LCU

So thatís whatís on the ground by that VORTAC...

There are many places Iíve watched go by from the air. Iíd like to see many of these places at 0í AGL via Jeep.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-13-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,808
Posted By Brdog42
Looking for something like these photos? This one...

Looking for something like these photos? This one has 0 time. Was in stalled but never flown in the -6A I bought from my IA. Date on back 05/19/04
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-12-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,420
Posted By Brdog42
Thanks, I appreciate the info. Weíve an AF4500ees.

Thanks, I appreciate the info. Weíve an AF4500ees.
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-12-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 396,635
Posted By Brdog42
Great looking -6! Photos helping my motivation on...

Great looking -6! Photos helping my motivation on completing ours.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,370
Posted By Brdog42
Form 355

ďWhat were the 355 comments for Bronco 42?Ē

ďLetís See. Iíve got, LB, LP, OSF, HF, IF, PSIF, FTD, times 2, GA, SA, BBTF and EBOR.Ē
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-04-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,268
Posted By Brdog42
Mike, Itís not the Vanís kit, but I like it....

Mike, Itís not the Vanís kit, but I like it. Another's VAF member made a few of these before the aluminum kits were offered. Canít remember who made it.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-03-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,268
Posted By Brdog42
I really like that progression.

I really like that progression.
Forum: Propellers 10-02-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,306
Posted By Brdog42
Steve, that makes me very curious! :-) Iíll have...

Steve, that makes me very curious! :-) Iíll have mine balanced this winter. I know very little about this. Why do you prefer a very slight imbalance? Thanks.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-26-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 45,836
Posted By Brdog42
Great looking wingtips / lights! Thanks for...

Great looking wingtips / lights! Thanks for video, too.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-22-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,052
Posted By Brdog42
Similar Prop?

Frank,

Slight thread drift. My -6A project came with this propeller. Owner was commuting from an elevation of 6657’ and thought this prop would be good. “Bought from a nice fella in Tucson.” was all...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-20-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,052
Posted By Brdog42
Single Seat Rocket

A local guy raced this at Reno...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-20-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,052
Posted By Brdog42
Prop?

Frank, what prop will you build? Or several props?
Forum: RV-10 09-16-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 18,600
Posted By Brdog42
400 engine

Twin turbo 400 from the factory at KCHD. Piper only made a handful of the twin turbos, BTW. I do not what to know itís GPH FF.
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