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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Today, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By philip_g
You saw this one?...

You saw this one?

https://www.barnstormers.com/classified-1660164-VANS-RV-7.html?catid=19065

Looks awfully nice to pass up for a few things that either don't matter or can be easily upgraded.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,573
Posted By philip_g
This is the way

This is the way
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By philip_g
see if this guy is still looking?...

see if this guy is still looking? https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=195198
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 04:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,573
Posted By philip_g
Yeah, but it won't haul 3 or 4 people or a bunch...

Yeah, but it won't haul 3 or 4 people or a bunch of junk. Also, angelflight west won't allow experimentals. <SNIP>


I think given the choice I'd rather ditch a 172 than a Vans
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,573
Posted By philip_g
You guys are making me want a 172.its a better...

You guys are making me want a 172.its a better plane for what I need/want most of the time.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-14-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By philip_g
He was kind of a jerk anyway. I told him I'd take...

He was kind of a jerk anyway. I told him I'd take it and a few hours later he wrote back it was sold then a week later available again. Whatever it's a crazy market so he's probably swamped but I...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-13-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By philip_g
Glad you found another. Hope it's a good one this...

Glad you found another. Hope it's a good one this time.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-13-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By philip_g
I'm really not sure. I found one opinion that...

I'm really not sure. I found one opinion that thought so. And a seller that said there's no way I'd fit in their slider and good luck. I'm 6'2 not Andre the giant.

Edit I don't want to put words in...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-13-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By philip_g
Still looking, though I’ve sort of started...

Still looking, though I’ve sort of started leaning towards a tip up for the extra headroom. Kind of ruling out sliders. Probably no point in bumping but I will anyway, I guess. This market is...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-11-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By philip_g
I'm so in. Pm sent

I'm so in. Pm sent
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-07-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By philip_g
Sent ya a pm I can bring it to the 50th state...

Sent ya a pm

I can bring it to the 50th state for 49 total :)
Forum: RV-4 05-05-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,146
Posted By philip_g
Thank you, that tells me a -4 won't fit my...

Thank you, that tells me a -4 won't fit my mission. I was trying to expand my search from the -6 because the market is so tight right now.
Forum: RV-4 05-05-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,146
Posted By philip_g
Is the baggage area not open at the top beg hind...

Is the baggage area not open at the top beg hind the back seat? Or is it like under a turtle deck? No one ever posts pics of the baggage area
Forum: RV-4 05-04-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,146
Posted By philip_g
2 dumb questions. Would a 40lb dog and small bag...

2 dumb questions.

Would a 40lb dog and small bag fit in baggage of a 4?

Would someone be comfortable sharing their BEW and arm with me to run a trial Calc?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-03-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By philip_g
Wtb basic rv6a

Looking for a basic -6a. I’d like good paint and corrosion protection but I don't have many other needs. Just looking for a solid airframe I can upgrade the way I want over time. Any around? Domt...
Forum: Midwest 05-02-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By philip_g
Heard back from someone that had heard from...

Heard back from someone that had heard from others that saw the plane and I think it's enough I won't pursue it
Forum: Midwest 05-01-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By philip_g
Thank you...

Thank you...
Forum: Midwest 05-01-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By philip_g
pre-purchase of a -6a in MN?

Any suggestions? Plane is near Rochester. Even just an experienced builder would be fine, I think
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-25-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,935
Posted By philip_g
Any pics of how it was packed? Did someone state...

Any pics of how it was packed? Did someone state side pack it for you?
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-25-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,935
Posted By philip_g
Just curious if you ever shipped your airplane....

Just curious if you ever shipped your airplane. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
it's just not that easy here. the real estate...

it's just not that easy here. the real estate market isn't such that you can just move on until you find a place with room to build. I looked yesterday and think I maybe saw 10 houses on the east...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
HNL, I work on hickam so that's the most...

HNL, I work on hickam so that's the most convenient. traffic to jrf..... ugh.
but it's real easy to bop over to the hangars after work to get a couple hours in. Dillingham would be the easy bet but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
No rvs in hawaii. There are storage places that...

No rvs in hawaii. There are storage places that have garage sized units but they're as much as a hangar,
Bout 900/mo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
Here's the latest lunacy You would need to...

Here's the latest lunacy



You would need to apply for a hangar the usual way, providing all required documentation. If your aircraft is under repair, in shipment, or under construction at that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
Laughs in hawaiian

Laughs in hawaiian
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
There are places here that rent offices built in...

There are places here that rent offices built in shipping containers but it occurs to me there's no way to get one on my property without a crane
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
I'm willing to spend more than I have �� I've...

I'm willing to spend more than I have ��

I've pissed away enougb money on planes I don't want to end up with 30k in a paperweight if I can't finish it
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
I do not have a garage, I have a carport, which...

I do not have a garage, I have a carport, which is 3 blocks from the ocean so anything that doesn't get stolen, would start to show the effects of the ocean immediately. Put a new tool in my toolbox...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
Yeah, housing is a little different here than the...

Yeah, housing is a little different here than the mainland or australia, I'd assume. I don't have that kind of space here. Not to mention 10k to ship the kit here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
another member that built here reached out to me...

another member that built here reached out to me and some of the other hurdles I thought were easily surmountable are going to be deal breakers. Every time I think I can finally build a plane,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
To check which? The fsdo wouldn't have anything...

To check which? The fsdo wouldn't have anything to do with state land.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
They check the registration,. It has to be...

They check the registration,. It has to be registered to the person leasing the hangar

Some other issues have crept up a d it's looking like I'm going to have to bag the whole idea, unfortunately
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
Thanks Dave, I've been exploring those options as...

Thanks Dave, I've been exploring those options as well. They're about the same cost as a hangar. No dice on a garage and that makes me nervous as other people have access to damage parts.

I'll...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
hawaii or oklahoma... real difficult decision...

hawaii or oklahoma... real difficult decision there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
I guess the list gets a lot shorter when the...

I guess the list gets a lot shorter when the hangar rent is >$800 but agreed, it's really putting me in a tight spot to do what I want
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
I've been keeping an eye out as it could be...

I've been keeping an eye out as it could be closer to my house but no luck, not for less than $1500 a month, anyway
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
apparently there are available hangars. I thought...

apparently there are available hangars. I thought there was a list but they just evicted a bunch of people. they can evict you for any reason they want (and often do)
if I needed to I could find...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
I dropped aopa somewhere along the line but if I...

I dropped aopa somewhere along the line but if I need a lawyer I'll sign up and use their service. The guy I've used in the past is in a different state
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
I tried that but they already have the max # of...

I tried that but they already have the max # of hangars they will give them. Attorney letter might work, I'm trying to play nice in the meantime. I wasn't sure if EAA had any resources for me or if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,614
Posted By philip_g
airport refusing to rent me a hangar to build

to rent a hangar here they want the N-number, liability insurance, and most recent annual inspection. I can probably sort out 1 and 2, but #3 might be an issue.

I'm certain this is an airport that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,936
Posted By philip_g
aerospace reports got me covered for $250, about...

aerospace reports got me covered for $250, about the same cost as escrow.com wanted.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,936
Posted By philip_g
It's in walla walla, middle of nowhere...

It's in walla walla, middle of nowhere lol

Appreciate the offer, it's getting trucked to tacoma to go in a container to get here by boat
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,936
Posted By philip_g
Thanks for all the input. Sounds like we're...

Thanks for all the input. Sounds like we're inching forward with aerospace reports

You gotta be careful with people using fake escrow accounts too and I've worked with them before. Escrow.com is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,936
Posted By philip_g
That's kind of the rub. We need to inspect and...

That's kind of the rub. We need to inspect and pay on Saturday in a manner everyone is comfortable with. Wiring the money Friday, sight unseen isn't a happenning thing.
I don't remember if I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,936
Posted By philip_g
Might be tough in a small town, but a good...

Might be tough in a small town, but a good suggestion. I can try.

I might be able to wire the money to my partners account, and they go together to the branch and the guy gets whatever he wa ts,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,936
Posted By philip_g
Forum: RV-14 01-19-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By philip_g
I found this, it's fairly straightforward in...

I found this, it's fairly straightforward in laying it...
Forum: RV-14 01-19-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By philip_g
Io360 engine choices

Sorry to ask such a basic/common question, but I keep finding conflicting info in searches. I've read that the rear governor 360 won't clear the engine mount but also that a front governor 360 won't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,505
Posted By philip_g
Another vote for Walmart folding step for kids to...

Another vote for Walmart folding step for kids to brush their teeth. I carried one in my mooney for angelflight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,405
Posted By philip_g
big difference in picking through the passes at...

big difference in picking through the passes at 12,5 with little climb performance vs sailing over the rocks at FL180. If you want to fly west out of denver, you want a turbo. IFR? you need a turbo.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,293
Posted By philip_g
sorry, no. they delayed that. they don't have a...

sorry, no. they delayed that. they don't have a date yet. Sad to see them closed. Great facility
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,293
Posted By philip_g
that is not...

that is not factual.
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/22/who-says-record-coronavirus-numbers-is-not-just-because-of-more-testing.html
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,934
Posted By philip_g
Sorry. I'm sure next time you'll be the only...

Sorry. I'm sure next time you'll be the only airplane in the sky and won't have to sit your turn like everyone else.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,014
Posted By philip_g
Glad things went mostly great

Glad things went mostly great
Forum: Northwest 05-10-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,602
Posted By philip_g
How's escelante?

How's escelante?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,014
Posted By philip_g
he did a bunch of hikes and hopped over to...

he did a bunch of hikes and hopped over to another airport I think for some day trips, I'll try and ask. The FBO has a courtesy car they used.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,690
Posted By philip_g
looks real nice

looks real nice
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,014
Posted By philip_g
sounds like a fun time, still jealous. my buddy...

sounds like a fun time, still jealous. my buddy just spent the better part of a week in escelante and had nothing but good things to say, gas is a bit expensive but for what you get in services at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,424
Posted By philip_g
I'm going to try some in PETG, that'll end...

I'm going to try some in PETG, that'll end spectacularly bad I'm guessing. I did a temp tower in PETG and there's basically no difference in print quality from 220-250

it's really frustrating that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,424
Posted By philip_g
this solved it! thanks!

this solved it! thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,424
Posted By philip_g
that's a neat system, I'll get one in coming...

that's a neat system, I'll get one in coming weeks. I've got a spiral vase thing printing (beautifully too, I just jinxed it probably) I'll try it with the other suggestions and post pics tomorrow if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,424
Posted By philip_g
that's a good idea too. I'll try that when I'm...

that's a good idea too. I'll try that when I'm done with this 24 hour print and see how it does. I just sliced it at 12mm/s instead of 20 on the first 2 layers.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,424
Posted By philip_g
It's some kind of carbon glass, with a slight...

It's some kind of carbon glass, with a slight dimple to it for adhesion. I'm running the extruder at 200 to 210 with a volcano nozzle and pla. I normally (for the whole 24 hours I've had it) don't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,424
Posted By philip_g
Man, for some reason I have a devil of a time...

Man, for some reason I have a devil of a time printing these. I can't even explain what it's doing besides messing up ��

The little hooks don't adhere to the bed for some reason and eventually get...
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