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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By Mike S
They were pitted next to us last year at Reno,...

They were pitted next to us last year at Reno, the plane was doing fairly well until they had a problem (fuel system as I recall----nothing to do with the cylinders) and had to scratch.

Very nice...
Forum: Glass Cockpit Yesterday, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By Mike S
Thanks for clearing that up.

Thanks for clearing that up.
Forum: Glass Cockpit Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By Mike S
I think you may have that backwards. My Horizon...

I think you may have that backwards. My Horizon 10.1s have the internal AHRS.
Forum: The RV Grin 08-14-2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations!!!

Mike, congrats on the new fledgling :D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-14-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,096
Posted By Mike S
Just a thought here, but for folks worried about...

Just a thought here, but for folks worried about getting grit into the piston/ring assembly-----how about putting a lift under one side of the plane, so the cylinder being worked on is low so as to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-14-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,096
Posted By Mike S
Yep, Mahlon is the man!!

Yep, Mahlon is the man!!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-13-2022, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Mike S
https://vansairforce.net/VAFclassifieds.htm

https://vansairforce.net/VAFclassifieds.htm
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-13-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Gene, welcome aboard the good ship VAF :D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-13-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By Mike S
Get a borescope and take a look at the piston. If...

Get a borescope and take a look at the piston. If a foreign object got trapped between the valve and piston, it would have caused this issue. There should be a witness mark or two on the piston if...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-13-2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By Mike S
Fuel, air, spark, compression, timing,...

Fuel, air, spark, compression, timing, mixture------if all are OK, they it should run.
Forum: RV-10 08-12-2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,369
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

John, welcome aboard the good ship VAF.

Methinks the message from the factory is a lawyer driven thing-----it would appear that if makes you totally responsible for changes to the design.

Although...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-12-2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Mike S
You got it. PM coming at you. This was the end...

You got it. PM coming at you.


This was the end of them.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-12-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Mike S
Steve, I sent you a PM. Two filters left.

Steve, I sent you a PM.

Two filters left.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-11-2022, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Mike S
Thanks Mehrdad, missed you at the EAA 512...

Thanks Mehrdad, missed you at the EAA 512 breakfast last Sat.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 08-11-2022, 10:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,662
Posted By Mike S
Great, thanks for the PIREP :D

Great, thanks for the PIREP :D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-11-2022, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Mike S
Mark, Reed-----PM sent.

Mark, Reed-----PM sent.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 08-11-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By Mike S
Oregon, short flight south of Vans.

Oregon, short flight south of Vans.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-11-2022, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Mike S
Tempest AA48108-2 oil filters for sale

Folks, after all the current brouhaha about the lack of oil filters, I decided to sell my Tempest AA48108-2 extras.

I bought a six pack a few months ago, and I am keeping one for my future...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 08-11-2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,662
Posted By Mike S
How is that unit doing for you??

How is that unit doing for you??
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-10-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By Mike S
Nope, but my first trip to OSH was using...

Nope, but my first trip to OSH was using Loran----at least until I got to the mid continent gap.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-10-2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By Mike S
Not junk, museum pieces :D

Not junk, museum pieces :D
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-09-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

David, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Dayton Murdock makes the quadrants, also flies a RV 4. https://www.djmmfg.com/

He is a member here. https://vansairforce.net/community/member.php?u=395
Forum: RV-15 08-08-2022, 09:52 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 92,147
Posted By Mike S
A top hinge lets the door open for taxi and in...

A top hinge lets the door open for taxi and in some cases even in flight.

It does have the disadvantage of attracting foreheads, however.

Compromises...........
Forum: RV-15 08-08-2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 92,147
Posted By Mike S
We have that on our new ride, and love it.

We have that on our new ride, and love it.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-08-2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,060
Posted By Mike S
My initial thought also. There is reason Gremlin...

My initial thought also.

There is reason Gremlin and Ground start with the same letter.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By Mike S
For function----no. For safety----yes, as Mel...

For function----no.

For safety----yes, as Mel pointed out above.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-08-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By Mike S
I have one, came off an IO320 but I believe the...

I have one, came off an IO320 but I believe the 320 and 360 use the same sump.

I can get a part number off it if that will help you out.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-07-2022, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Chad, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Henry, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-07-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Mike S
Dan Horton did a nice write-up on how he did a...

Dan Horton did a nice write-up on how he did a new tailwheel install, you might get some ideas from this thread.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=28339
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-07-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By Mike S
Bill, sending a PM about the O2 system.

Bill, sending a PM about the O2 system.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,049
Posted By Mike S
Do you have any documentation for this?

Do you have any documentation for this?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-06-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By Mike S
This one...

This one...
Forum: Safety 08-05-2022, 09:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,606
Posted By Mike S
I wonder how a couple wedges of fairly dense foam...

I wonder how a couple wedges of fairly dense foam between the rudder and inboard ends of the elevators would work?? Big enough to fill the entire area between rudder and elevators.

Dense as in pool...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-05-2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,711
Posted By Mike S
130 hours in 8 years? Has this been in storage...

130 hours in 8 years?

Has this been in storage or flown once in a while?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,049
Posted By Mike S
No, my question was not aimed at anyone in...

No, my question was not aimed at anyone in particular.

Jeff, I understand your concern, but someone was bound to raise the question and I wanted to do so in as non-judgemental or threatening a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,049
Posted By Mike S
I wonder if the person (S) directing you have any...

I wonder if the person (S) directing you have any liability in this?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-04-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,384
Posted By Mike S
And, a long wait............. Too bad it is not...

And, a long wait.............


Too bad it is not a Dynafocal.

Good luck, sounds like a great deal.

Does it come with a T shirt:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,941
Posted By Mike S
Methinks this may be hard to do. Seems to me I...

Methinks this may be hard to do. Seems to me I remember seeing/reading/hearing EAA likes to get a piece of the $ pie, and be in control of what is going on during OSH.

Remember Doug's Taco Truck...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,558
Posted By Mike S
Beer fest Mon...

Beer fest Mon night.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=207275
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-02-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By Mike S
Here you go........... ...

Here you go........... https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=208668
Forum: RV-14 08-01-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,785
Posted By Mike S
What is the sump capacity, and how much are you...

What is the sump capacity, and how much are you putting in??

Lyc's like to run a bit less than capacity from my experience.
Forum: RV-15 07-31-2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,363
Posted By Mike S
I think is is linked...

I think is is linked here.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=208595
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-31-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Mike S
https://vansairforce.net/transition_training.htm

https://vansairforce.net/transition_training.htm
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-31-2022, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Mike S
Might help to list 4 or 6 cylinder unit needed.

Might help to list 4 or 6 cylinder unit needed.
Forum: RV-10 07-30-2022, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Mike S
Been there, done that. Did not have any issues...

Been there, done that.

Did not have any issues with the reused tubes.
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-30-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Dominic, welcome aboard the good ship VAF :D
Forum: RV-15 07-30-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,181
Posted By Mike S
Who was doing the presentation?

Who was doing the presentation?
Forum: RV-15 07-30-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,181
Posted By Mike S
Just hit 74 this month. I would build the 15 in...

Just hit 74 this month.

I would build the 15 in a heartbeat.

Trouble is, I cant afford it and my wife would kill me if we sold our current plane to finance a new project.

Then there is the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,178
Posted By Mike S
I buy the six pack of filters to get the price...

I buy the six pack of filters to get the price discount. Not to stock up.
Forum: Job Board 07-28-2022, 08:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,253
Posted By Mike S
Calling Doug Reeves ..............

Calling Doug Reeves ..............
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-28-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,631
Posted By Mike S
Good looking repair job. The extra thickness at...

Good looking repair job.

The extra thickness at the slot will reduce the wallowing out of the end of the slot, bit of a bonus.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-27-2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,405
Posted By Mike S
Scott-----sent you a PM

Scott-----sent you a PM
Forum: RV-15 07-26-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,536
Posted By Mike S
Very well kept.

Very well kept.
Forum: RV-15 07-26-2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 92,147
Posted By Mike S
Methinks RV 14.

Methinks RV 14.
Forum: RV-15 07-26-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,365
Posted By Mike S
Thumbs up icon needed here.

Thumbs up icon needed here.
Forum: RV-15 07-25-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,721
Posted By Mike S
Thanks

Fun vid-----thanks for posting.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2022, 01:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 50,384
Posted By Mike S
Steve knows a thing or two about wing design, I...

Steve knows a thing or two about wing design, I would not be surprised if he took the issues you mention into consideration already.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-23-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,852
Posted By Mike S
One more thing, in the installation instructions...

One more thing, in the installation instructions Ross says to have two ign, and two fuel pump switches, and an optional ECU switch.



Cars dont fall out of the sky?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-23-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Jeff, welcome aboard the good ship VAF :D
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-23-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By Mike S
Thanks Larry, but as I mentioned before, the...

Thanks Larry, but as I mentioned before, the truth of the matter is I got it from Steve Barnard.

Some of the early RV folks will remember the name.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-22-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,631
Posted By Mike S
Looking at the second photo it would seem the...

Looking at the second photo it would seem the bracket was loose. Note shiny ring around axle where the spacer washer goes. Also note lower right area of slot where the black smudge is, and black...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-21-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By Mike S
It might help to know the door brand. Sounds...

It might help to know the door brand.

Sounds like there might be a brake that needs adjusting.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-21-2022, 06:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,673
Posted By Mike S
Hmmmm -------- by any chance did you read my...

Hmmmm -------- by any chance did you read my original post to start this thread?
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