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Forum: My RV Build Project 06-26-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,553
Posted By Freakshow108
CONGRATS

Oh heck yes. Get her in the air!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2022, 08:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,111
Posted By Freakshow108
Talking Good luck

Iím sure whatever it is, he made a specialty hose to fix it!!:D
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-09-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 1,488,648
Posted By Freakshow108
GOOD JOB

NIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIICE!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By Freakshow108
hour 17

Racked up hour number 17 of 40.
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-16-2022, 09:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,553
Posted By Freakshow108
Secy

Oh now, that is just sexy. Canít wait to see that first flight grin!!
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-16-2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 109,656
Posted By Freakshow108
Heck Yes

SWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEET
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,503
Posted By Freakshow108
Location?

What part of WA? Maybe I can buy you a cold one!
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-29-2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 350,290
Posted By Freakshow108
Interesting!

I will be following this closely. Very interesting. When my 40 hours are up, I may need to fly out and check out your work!!
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-20-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,553
Posted By Freakshow108
Oh **** yeah

It will not be long now!!!!!!! If you are like me, you will get to the point of being done and ready for first flight, and not believing it. Hope that day is as good as mine was!!!!
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-17-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 855,115
Posted By Freakshow108
THANKS

Thanks guys!!
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-16-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,885
Posted By Freakshow108
Ditto

Just did the same thing on the 10th. Congrats!!!!
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-14-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 855,115
Posted By Freakshow108
FIRST FLIGHT

On Thursday the 10th of March N316KC took to the air on her maiden flight. All went well except for a few minor squawks. Needless to say I am beyond happy. Now its time to get the 40 hours flown...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-07-2022, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 1,488,648
Posted By Freakshow108
ď FINISHED ď

After three years and four months, she received her airworthiness certificate!:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,472
Posted By Freakshow108
Wife and girlfriend

The RV-12 took me and my wife on what we call a "volcano tour" on Saturday. We timed it so that the Sun rose just before we reached Mount Hood. We flew one lap around it and then headed to St Helens,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-28-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By Freakshow108
Agree

I have to agree!! Next to first engine start, wiring was by far the most rewarding!! Especially when none of the factory smoke was lost!! I hear that stuff has about a six month lead time. :D. Side...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2022, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,723
Posted By Freakshow108
Build time

Time to build another one!:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By Freakshow108
Landing

Any landing you can walk away from is a good one, any landing you can reuse the plane is a great one!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By Freakshow108
Hope

Hopefully Iím this lucky. Thanks for the replies!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By Freakshow108
Registration paperwork

Just looking for what everyoneís turn around times have been lately. Thanks in advance!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-05-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,857
Posted By Freakshow108
Lucky

Iím able to get to both of them through the access panels I cut in to the top skin. Those tow access panels have saved my butt several times already. Thanks for the potential heads up!!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-05-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,857
Posted By Freakshow108
Drop down shelfs

The drop down trays are an awesome idea, I stole the idea from others on this site. I made mine wider, on one side you can see in the pics that they hold my CO detector, fuse blocks, lighting...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-05-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,857
Posted By Freakshow108
Tip up or slider

Are you a tip up or slider? It will make a bit a difference. I’m a slider and can post several pics of what i did. And yes, I have reinforced the ribs where i had to notch for the G3X and Auto pilot.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-28-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,886
Posted By Freakshow108
Cheers

Yes sir it does. I will crack a beer for the two of us. Congrats to you as well!!!
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-27-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 1,488,648
Posted By Freakshow108
Oh yeah

Thank you sir. Iíve had a least ďa littleĒ motivation from your build.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-27-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 1,488,648
Posted By Freakshow108
Move to the hanger

Wings are on, it only took three years:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,886
Posted By Freakshow108
Put wings on it

After three years, almost done!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-23-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,945
Posted By Freakshow108
Thread drift

Just curious, Iím at the same point as you. What your kit number is? Iím 74775. I like to see where Iím at amongst kit numbers and completions. ;)
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-08-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,235
Posted By Freakshow108
Skybolts

I did. Easy peasy. But start your layout at the two engine mount bolts. Use them as a reference to set the split line sky bolts on the horizontal seam. There is not enough space between the sky bolt...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,400
Posted By Freakshow108
Porta-band

Just did this. Used a porta-band, weight was already attached to the elevator. Worked great.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-13-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,363
Posted By Freakshow108
Second

I will second Sunriver. Lots to do near the airport. I even have a friend who has a place for rent there. Havenít been to Friday harbor yet but only hear good things about it.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-22-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,036
Posted By Freakshow108
Ordering

How do we find this on the web site, I tried, maybe Iím just blind.
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-07-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By Freakshow108
Iím a sliders. I donít think my install would...

Iím a sliders. I donít think my install would help. Good luck.
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-07-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By Freakshow108
Tip up or slider?

Tip up or slider?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,347
Posted By Freakshow108
Wedding anniversary then my kids initials. And it...

Wedding anniversary then my kids initials. And it rolls off the tongue easily.
316KC
Forum: RV-10 06-21-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,075
Posted By Freakshow108
That looks sooooooooo familiar. Thanks for...

That looks sooooooooo familiar. Thanks for letting me be a part of it!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Northwest 05-24-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,486
Posted By Freakshow108
Hangar space

Iím at KPLU and have space if you do not mind the drive.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,437
Posted By Freakshow108
If you donít mind driving

Iím about an hour and a half south of Redmond, its a drive but you are more than welcome to check out my 7A build. Iím 90% done with 90% to go.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-02-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 122,393
Posted By Freakshow108
PANAL

Nice job on the panel. Not many things rate up there with wiring your own panel and putting power to it!! Panel. Not panal!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,885
Posted By Freakshow108
Phase 1

Oh heck yes!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,896
Posted By Freakshow108
Fiberglass hate

I am horrible with fiberglass. To me, it seems like an art form. Iíve been in HVAC for almost thirty years. I envy you guys who can make the fiberglass fairings. Iím going to give the metal fairing a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,896
Posted By Freakshow108
Fairing

Thanks for the write up. I may need to give this a try. Looks great!! What part of the northwest by the way?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,186
Posted By Freakshow108
LED

#2 for FLYLEDS. Installed the works kit in my 7A. Zero complaints.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-01-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 167,273
Posted By Freakshow108
Iím attaching theses this weekend. Thanks for the...

Iím attaching theses this weekend. Thanks for the heads up!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By Freakshow108
Templates

Try Stein Air. They have a large assortment.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-30-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 1,334,624
Posted By Freakshow108
Midway

Iím about 4 months behind you. Iím at KPLU. STOP in and I will buy you lunch!!
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-21-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 167,273
Posted By Freakshow108
Just about to start this section. Thanks for the...

Just about to start this section. Thanks for the heads up!!!!!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-14-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,190
Posted By Freakshow108
Talking RV19

Can we please get a pic of this RV19:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-13-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By Freakshow108
Battery

Got it figured out. Had to update software so the G5 would recognize the battery. DUH!
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-10-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 350,290
Posted By Freakshow108
First flight

Good job young man!! Man I am chomping at the bit to finish mine up. Hopefully by the end of this year. Super pumped for you!!! Love the pic of the Hobbs at 1.0
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-08-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By Freakshow108
Thanks Walt for that info. I will make sure to...

Thanks Walt for that info. I will make sure to purchase the proper power supply.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-07-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By Freakshow108
I like this idea. Thanks for the input!

I like this idea. Thanks for the input!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-05-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By Freakshow108
Good to know. Thanks for the info!!

Good to know. Thanks for the info!!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-05-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By Freakshow108
I definitely do not run with the charger on. I...

I definitely do not run with the charger on. I too have read that is a bad idea with the glass avionics. Thanks for the responses. I will try letting the avionics stay on for an extended time but not...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-05-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,091
Posted By Freakshow108
G5 battery.

I received my G5 back up battery and it is not charged. Iím in the middle of the avionics install on my 7A. Can someone enlighten me on how the battery can be charged without running the engine, I am...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-02-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 350,290
Posted By Freakshow108
Smile Build number

Just curious what your build number is? Trying to see how far ahead of me you are.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-26-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 855,115
Posted By Freakshow108
Color

NAILED IT!!!!!! Nice looking bird!
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-25-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 726
Views: 350,290
Posted By Freakshow108
Inspction

Congrats!! Canít wait to see the first flight video!!!!
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-22-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 726
Views: 350,290
Posted By Freakshow108
Inspection

Good luck young man! Iím sure the inspection will go in your favor!! By the way, she is looking good.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-12-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,641
Posted By Freakshow108
TS

Plus three on TS!!
Forum: GPS 02-08-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,999
Posted By Freakshow108
Do you mind if I steal this idea??

Do you mind if I steal this idea??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,063
Posted By Freakshow108
638 hours at 8 hrs a day average is roughly 80...

638 hours at 8 hrs a day average is roughly 80 days. I would imagine the only way to make that happen is:
Have help, experienced help
Live near one of the aviation supply houses
Order every kit at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,112
Posted By Freakshow108
Kit location

Is the kit in Seattle? If so I may be able to do a pre buy inspection.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,031
Posted By Freakshow108
Iím in the BUILD catagory

For me it was about the build as much as it is about owning an RV.
Here are my pros and cons ( for me ).
Pros:
I love to build things
I’m in the HVAC industry, Im already familiar with metal.
I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-24-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,289
Posted By Freakshow108
PM

Got that little box unchecked. Thanks for the heads up and the info.
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