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Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-05-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,086
Posted By sbarger24
Awesome

Im so glad you are enjoying 92BF!! Im getting married this weekend to Caroline who you meant when we sold the plane.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-29-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,483
Posted By sbarger24
Geoff, I'm glad you are enjoying N92BF! It is...

Geoff,

I'm glad you are enjoying N92BF! It is great knowing that it is in great hands, and you are enjoying her. It always was a Mountain airplane, Boise, then Reno and finally Colorado Springs......
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 19,481
Posted By sbarger24
Prayers your way

Prayers your way, doesn't sound like much fun..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,917
Posted By sbarger24
Congratulations John. I finished my project...

Congratulations John. I finished my project almost 3 years ago to the date, on the eve of the Reno Air Races. It was really hard being grounded a week for the air races lol!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-02-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,414
Posted By sbarger24
Dam it i miss flying out there with you guys! ...

Dam it i miss flying out there with you guys! Looks like Mike is getting some paint on his 6. Looking good!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-25-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,789
Posted By sbarger24
I do miss flying out there with you guys, and...

I do miss flying out there with you guys, and these photos don't help. I can't imagine Dan missing a chance to do some cross wind landings:)
Forum: Engine Monitors 11-16-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,110
Posted By sbarger24
MGL Fuel Computer

i bought a 2 1/4 inch Fuel computer from MGL and it has worked great. It uses a Flow Scan flow meter and also connects to a GPS. All for a couple hundred dollars.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,060
Posted By sbarger24
Hey Greg Looks really good!! Im going to have...

Hey Greg

Looks really good!! Im going to have to send mine back for the leading edge stainless steal option one of these days.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,149
Posted By sbarger24
I went through a short marriage and divorce. I...

I went through a short marriage and divorce. I found my airplane project to be very good therapy, and am glad I had it, that and some really good friends that were building and flying RV's at the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-10-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,202
Posted By sbarger24
My painter actually used Pro-seal around the...

My painter actually used Pro-seal around the canopy and side skirts, and it looks really good. It is a thin bead less than 1/8 inch and even all the way around. Maybe I will snap a picture of it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,605
Posted By sbarger24
Aviation Laboratories

Man I just came across this thread and I too have been waiting now over 6 weeks for my results. Have been checking there website every couple of days. From now on I'm using someone else.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-20-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,667
Posted By sbarger24
I remember having the same issue, and ended up...

I remember having the same issue, and ended up running some of my wiring along the left upper longeron. It is still hidden especially in the channel part of the longeron. Hope this helps.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-18-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,155
Posted By sbarger24
That is one for the books! Sounds like you...

That is one for the books! Sounds like you handled it very well! Running a small farm machinery dealership, I always tell my people that its not if a machine will break down, but when. I guess...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,202
Posted By sbarger24
Talking That is how I was ruined! My instructor at the...

That is how I was ruined! My instructor at the time flying the same Cesna gave me a ride in his 6A now 80 thousand dollars later I have my own 7A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,900
Posted By sbarger24
I have a fuel primer on two cylinders and from my...

I have a fuel primer on two cylinders and from my experience if I use it the engine starts in less than a blade or two. If I don't use it, because I have tried it on occasion I have to crank a few...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 36,065
Posted By sbarger24
Sonny, Be interesting to see if you see any...

Sonny,

Be interesting to see if you see any speed gain, or improvement in cooling. It is going to take more modification than that to outrun my plane haha:D
Forum: RV-1 05-31-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 46,034
Posted By sbarger24
Thanks Bob for the write up, it was a lot of fun...

Thanks Bob for the write up, it was a lot of fun being the escort across Kansas! Meant a lot of new RVers, and now have a few more places to visit on my bucket list. Say hi to the Reno bunch, need...
Forum: Midwest 04-30-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Posted By sbarger24
Jerry I will give you a ride sometime in the...

Jerry

I will give you a ride sometime in the near future, live in Grand Island which is only a 30 min RV trip. I also visit family fairly often in Lincoln so I will have to drop in and see how you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,721
Posted By sbarger24
You are going to love that airplane! Really like...

You are going to love that airplane! Really like your paint scheme too.
Forum: RV-1 04-03-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 46,034
Posted By sbarger24
Hey Bob, I will buy a tank of gas for the RV1. ...

Hey Bob,

I will buy a tank of gas for the RV1. I can meet in MO or KS, and if the weather would push you North there is a hangar to park it in in Hastings, NE. Miss flying with my Western...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-26-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,386
Posted By sbarger24
The crimped conector you are referring to is...

The crimped conector you are referring to is actually a nut, back it completely off and slide it down the cable. At this point you will actually be able to unhook the cable from the nob. To do this...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-25-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,108
Posted By sbarger24
The same thing happen to me and I remember being...

The same thing happen to me and I remember being pretty sick about it. I actually happen to be traveling by Van's at the time and stopped in to see them. Below is a picture of what they approved,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,163
Posted By sbarger24
I discovered Dave Ramsey right about the time I...

I discovered Dave Ramsey right about the time I started building. I too was out of debt except for my house on a modest income. At the time I was in sales on commission with a base salary. I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-17-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 558,932
Posted By sbarger24
Very cool Greg! Must be from your BC trip last...

Very cool Greg! Must be from your BC trip last year.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-17-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 763,725
Posted By sbarger24
Boy that is a pretty one:D

Boy that is a pretty one:D
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-12-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 1,136,373
Posted By sbarger24
Very nice!!:D

Very nice!!:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,518
Posted By sbarger24
I know just where mine is, as I spent the day...

I know just where mine is, as I spent the day cleaning the hanager, and can scan it to you tomorrow evening if someone doesn't beat me to it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,003
Posted By sbarger24
I would try running it up with the mixture pulled...

I would try running it up with the mixture pulled out 1/2 inch to an inch, sounds like to me it is running to rich with the mixture all the way in. Maybe I'm over simplifying it we will see what...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-02-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,309
Posted By sbarger24
I struggled with the canopy too! After bending...

I struggled with the canopy too! After bending it perfect in one spot and messing up another over and over I finally decided it was good enough. I too ended up having the most discrepency in the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-30-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 28,611
Posted By sbarger24
Sounds like a really good bearing! Sure...

Sounds like a really good bearing! Sure appreciate all of your work on the nose gear, of these fine airplanes, and eliminating one weak point at a time!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-29-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 28,611
Posted By sbarger24
It is impressive seeing how much less the nose...

It is impressive seeing how much less the nose wheel oscillates after changing the bearings. I would keep a little closer eye on theses bearings, (for a while anyways) there probably fine, but in my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,253
Posted By sbarger24
I just saw this post, but the same thing happen...

I just saw this post, but the same thing happen to me a few years ago, same place and everything. I too replaced the weldment and re-riveted everything back together. I think you made a good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,783
Posted By sbarger24
I think a lot of us can relate to that! For me...

I think a lot of us can relate to that! For me and maybe I'm different, but it was almost motivational. I had several friends and family tell me that I would never finish or that they would never...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,783
Posted By sbarger24
I did it....I guess I started drinking the Kool...

I did it....I guess I started drinking the Kool Aid:D Actually had a really good instructor and we became pretty good friends as well. I would say half way through my private pilot in a C152, he...
Forum: Fiberglass 01-10-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,211
Posted By sbarger24
I had a good experience with them as well, they...

I had a good experience with them as well, they were a little slow, but there product and knowledge was good. I used the wonderfill and primer on my fiberglass with really good results. In fact I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-07-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 558,932
Posted By sbarger24
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-wP5GXNEPcw4/Twk...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-wP5GXNEPcw4/TwkWkiSCu_I/AAAAAAAAAKs/yHUQrLvpCEE/s800/396342_3078458566241_1407060533_3241898_2144531156_n.jpg
Taking my sister for her first small airplane ride in...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-05-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 26,186
Posted By sbarger24
Sorry to here about your loss Bob. Sounds like...

Sorry to here about your loss Bob. Sounds like she was an amazing person.
Forum: Midwest 11-03-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,816
Posted By sbarger24
I'm relocating back to Nebraska as well and will...

I'm relocating back to Nebraska as well and will be located in Grand Island. I haven't found a hangar or place to live yet. When I get settled in I will look you up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,957
Posted By sbarger24
I had one uncle who was a pilot, and flew a...

I had one uncle who was a pilot, and flew a Citabria, I rode in it one time at a very young age. He sold the plane shortly after that ride. No one else in my family had any interest in Aviation. I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-15-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 1,136,373
Posted By sbarger24
Really like it as well! You thought outside of...

Really like it as well! You thought outside of the box with your green color which makes it really cool!:D
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-05-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,444
Posted By sbarger24
I built a 7A, and took transition training in a...

I built a 7A, and took transition training in a 9A and a 6A. Prior to flying an RV almost all of my 80 hours of flying was in a Cessna 152. To make matters worse I hadn't flown in 18 months when I...
Forum: Propellers 10-04-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,392
Posted By sbarger24
Jamie, I have the same prop same pitch, and an...

Jamie,

I have the same prop same pitch, and an O-360. Your max static and max WOT RPMs at altitude are right in line with mine. I'm seeing at 8000 density altitude WOT, a True airspeed of 205 mph....
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-25-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,999
Posted By sbarger24
You're going to love that airplane!!:D....

You're going to love that airplane!!:D. Congradulations on the first engine start I remember that being nerve racking.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,589
Posted By sbarger24
That is good to know and yes mine are balanced as...

That is good to know and yes mine are balanced as an assembly now too. Sounds like I cost myself a little extra work is all.

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,589
Posted By sbarger24
I just went through this, as my plane is painted...

I just went through this, as my plane is painted now and wanted to make sure my elevators were balanced. I loosened up the trim cable and inspection plate, so that it was not pulling on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,091
Posted By sbarger24
I can squeeze you in my hangar at Stead but as...

I can squeeze you in my hangar at Stead but as you probably know you will have to come early before the races or sometime after the races. Normally have a full hangar but my partners boat is gone::)
Forum: Painting your RV 09-09-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,337
Posted By sbarger24
That is going to be really cool! That would have...

That is going to be really cool! That would have been a really handy airplane scheme to have around when I was building:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,940
Posted By sbarger24
Dan and Greg, I will be there, and plan on...

Dan and Greg,

I will be there, and plan on helping out more this year, so feel free to give me a call or send me an email.

Steve
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-19-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,835
Posted By sbarger24
Love your paint scheme! Now it's time for that...

Love your paint scheme! Now it's time for that first flight:D
Forum: West (and Southwest) 08-16-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,205
Posted By sbarger24
Hey Andrew, I'm another one of the Reno RV'ers,...

Hey Andrew,

I'm another one of the Reno RV'ers, and like Greg said we may have flying airplanes, but I don't know that your ever done building, and we have all been there done that. You will also...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-02-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 763,725
Posted By sbarger24
My hangar is the next one over from Greg ...

My hangar is the next one over from Greg Arehart, over on the West side of the airport.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-01-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 763,725
Posted By sbarger24
Talking Thanks Sig! It feels good to have a completed...

Thanks Sig! It feels good to have a completed aircraft, have just at 100 hrs on it.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-31-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 763,725
Posted By sbarger24
My Freshly painted RV

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-imP-__VqZlg/TjYndZki-FI/AAAAAAAAAHU/sneYC6feW4s/s800/IMG_0212.JPGhttps://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-ugmhyMz2OAs/TjYn81rEytI/AAAAAAAAAHs/QZXt08cMALM/s800/IMG_0218.JPG...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-18-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,585
Posted By sbarger24
I used solid rivets in this area and don't...

I used solid rivets in this area and don't remember it being much of an issue though I think a riveting partner is a must in this spot
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,021
Posted By sbarger24
Very cool Greg! You must of have gotten a lot...

Very cool Greg! You must of have gotten a lot done this morning:)
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-12-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,913
Views: 1,239,514
Posted By sbarger24
Talking Your interior looks awesome! I ended up getting...

Your interior looks awesome! I ended up getting the full interior too from Classic Aero, except I have the sportsman seats. Just made a long cross country and their seats are very comfortable as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,085
Posted By sbarger24
Talking Congrats!! Your going to love that airplane! ...

Congrats!! Your going to love that airplane! Like your panel as well, I think MGL makes a good product.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,117
Posted By sbarger24
This story put a smile on my face and I'm not...

This story put a smile on my face and I'm not even married. She is obviously thinking about some of the cool trips the two of you will be taking:D. Now when the time comes you just put a bug in her...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-11-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,242
Posted By sbarger24
Awesome Jeff!!! Your going to love that...

Awesome Jeff!!! Your going to love that airplane:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,580
Posted By sbarger24
Talking Awesome Greg! Glad to see your bird back in the...

Awesome Greg! Glad to see your bird back in the air. Anytime on the help. When you get your 5 hours flown off we will have to go get some $100 pancakes.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-14-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,314
Posted By sbarger24
Hey Bret, Looking forward to having another RV...

Hey Bret,

Looking forward to having another RV around, lets us know if you ever need a flight for encourgagement or help with the build.

Steve
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-14-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,314
Posted By sbarger24
Rick, There is a setting you can change, so that...

Rick,

There is a setting you can change, so that it will record video right side up when the camara is upside down. When I get home I will shoot that over to you.

As far as mounting I took one of...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-13-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,314
Posted By sbarger24
Hey Bob, I look forward to doing some more...

Hey Bob,

I look forward to doing some more formation training with you! Also looking forward to learning some basic aerobatic manuvers, which will make my videos all the more interesting:D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-13-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,314
Posted By sbarger24
I really like the GoPro, the quality of the video...

I really like the GoPro, the quality of the video is amazing! The video on youtube doesn't do justice to the camara. The camara took the video in 960p HD and you can actually see the texture of the...
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