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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Today, 12:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By Dave12
Smith Mini Torch

Smith gas welding torch model AW1A. A great little torch for welding 4130. Very light and small, great forgetting into tight clusters. This used to be called the Mini-torch. If you ever weld with...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-25-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By Dave12
Whelan Strobes, Southco Fasteners, bolt drill guide.

1- Very nice Whelan wingtip strobe system which worked great when removed. This can be a low cost alternative for a build or includes enough parts to keep your current system for many years. All...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-13-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By Dave12
It appears that the c-frame is still for sale. A...

It appears that the c-frame is still for sale. A member stated he would take it, but I canít connect with him.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-11-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By Dave12
Itís yours. Check your pm.

Itís yours. Check your pm.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-08-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By Dave12
Sent you a pm

Sent you a pm
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-08-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By Dave12
C-Frame- pneumatic squeezer-Whelan Strobe System-Ox tank filler-Tools

Cleveland C-Frame dimpler excellent condition-$165 SOLD

Avery Pneumatic Squeezer, Optional adjustable set, does not need to be shimmed, 2 1/2 “ yoke, used for 1 build-$450 SOLD

Whelan Strobe system...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-02-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By Dave12
New Bison RV Bag. Yaesu handheld com

The Bison Bag has never been used $100 SOLD

The Yaesu FTA 230 is also like new, I just pulled the protective coating of the screen. Includes charger, battery, alkaline battery holder, headset...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-02-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By Dave12
Bison RV Bag, Yaesu handheld, C frame dimpler

This C-Dimpler is like new $175 conus shipping is included. Send me a pm if interested.27718
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-29-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,113
Posted By Dave12
Australia should be prepared for him.

Australia should be prepared for him.
Forum: Primers 03-14-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,594
Posted By Dave12
If you decide to take that approach, donít do it...

If you decide to take that approach, donít do it before the aircraft is painted.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-24-2022, 07:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,396
Posted By Dave12
Many years ago, while doing the test cards I had...

Many years ago, while doing the test cards I had the canopy pop open on a 12. I didnít experience any terribly adverse control issues, but it was a surprise. I was about 5-6 thousand feet and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-01-2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,153
Posted By Dave12
Extremely extreme. Melís fee is on the lower...

Extremely extreme. Melís fee is on the lower side of what Iíve seen.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-24-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,545
Posted By Dave12
Well said!

Well said!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-22-2021, 04:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,092
Posted By Dave12
So, when does this hit the market?

So, when does this hit the market?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-21-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,545
Posted By Dave12
Iím anxiously awaiting a new 5600 Efis. Removing...

Iím anxiously awaiting a new 5600 Efis. Removing a 4500 and a 3400. AFS is top notch stuff. Iím even getting a very fair trade-in on my old components. Try to top that!
Forum: RV-15 12-14-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,593
Posted By Dave12
And which primer!

And which primer!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-13-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,798
Posted By Dave12
Flaming River Gorge?

Flaming River Gorge?
Forum: The RV Grin 12-06-2021, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,943
Posted By Dave12
Wow, I see you brought in a “Big Gun” for your...

Wow, I see you brought in a “Big Gun” for your maiden flight. With Nigel at the controls you will know everything you ever wanted to know about your new mount, even the stuff you were afraid to ask...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-29-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 18,477
Posted By Dave12
Reading your post reminded me of Walt. Iíd like...

Reading your post reminded me of Walt. Iíd like to give that fine man a RIP also. Unfortunately, our community lost Walt last year.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-20-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,571
Posted By Dave12
We are fortunate to have Tom and Steve as part of...

We are fortunate to have Tom and Steve as part of this community. Deal with them once and youíll understand why.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,421
Posted By Dave12
Just curious what the weight penalty is, if any?

Just curious what the weight penalty is, if any?
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-02-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By Dave12
Right fair color match.

Right fair color match.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-26-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,994
Posted By Dave12
Cracking good advice!

Cracking good advice!
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 10-21-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,389
Posted By Dave12
Sweet looking jacket pal. I was hoping to...

Sweet looking jacket pal. I was hoping to intercept that😜
Forum: RV-15 10-08-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,987
Posted By Dave12
The RV15 will be better. It will have a stick.

The RV15 will be better. It will have a stick.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-05-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,917
Posted By Dave12
DanH, the gift that always gives. The last time...

DanH, the gift that always gives. The last time I drilled my finger intentionally, i final drilled through my thumb nail #40 to release the pressure of blood flowing to it after just slamming it...
Forum: Northeast 10-01-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By Dave12
Dan, give me a call, I think I can hook you up. ...

Dan, give me a call, I think I can hook you up. You would probably have to come to Baltimore. I have a a retired MSP bud that can do it. I did a CFI recertification a few years ago in an RV with...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-27-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,788
Posted By Dave12
He is inspirational.

He is inspirational.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-29-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,462
Posted By Dave12
Whoa! Serious bragging rights. Excellent...

Whoa! Serious bragging rights. Excellent report. Many years ago it was a 6 that got me hooked on RVís. The best flier of the bunch.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-29-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,306
Posted By Dave12
There is a 7 in South America flying with a...

There is a 7 in South America flying with a Franklin in it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,633
Posted By Dave12
Early morning cocktail?

Early morning cocktail?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,633
Posted By Dave12
I must agree. Sorry Mel, all we have is popcorn,...

I must agree. Sorry Mel, all we have is popcorn, or are you talking about the other Pi? Weíve seen some interesting responses, Aero Engineerís response was quite long, so he must know what heís...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,633
Posted By Dave12
Ok Tom, whoís winning this? Iím really digging...

Ok Tom, whoís winning this? Iím really digging the bubble blowing idea.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,633
Posted By Dave12
Am I the only one with popcorn? Watching the...

Am I the only one with popcorn? Watching the smart guys battle this out?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-22-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,172
Posted By Dave12
I have built 2-12ís, the first one took 18...

I have built 2-12ís, the first one took 18 months, 5 months of which were waiting for parts. The second one took 6 months. You just canít beat a 12 for many reasons, no one dislikes them once they...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-11-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,373
Posted By Dave12
Thatís a big crossover tube. Or should I call it...

Thatís a big crossover tube. Or should I call it a pipe?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-11-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 247,973
Posted By Dave12
They must be expecting company? Lots of talk...

They must be expecting company? Lots of talk about that lately. Good to see youíre out and about.
Forum: RV-14 06-30-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,636
Posted By Dave12
A few years ago I bought the first airplane Iíve...

A few years ago I bought the first airplane Iíve had in 30 years that I didnít build. The smart guy that built my current mount had previously installed dual pmags after trying a combination of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 216,676
Posted By Dave12
Flying to Groton, Connecticut one morning and...

Flying to Groton, Connecticut one morning and noticed a good tailwind. I decided to push on the accelerator a little.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-25-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 652,306
Posted By Dave12
Garrett County Airport, McHenry, Md.

Garrett County Airport, McHenry, Md.
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,220
Posted By Dave12
If it bothers you that much, have you considered...

If it bothers you that much, have you considered just fabricating a piece of very light angle and installing it over the oil can, then fasten it however you choose? Rivet, bonding, good double sided...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-03-2021, 05:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,609
Posted By Dave12
Impressive, can you give some more details? CR,...

Impressive, can you give some more details? CR, Displacement, cylinder type, plain steel, cerminil?
Forum: GPS 05-31-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,403
Posted By Dave12
Quick too! What I call service.

Quick too! What I call service.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-30-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,110
Posted By Dave12
Take a section of hinge wire, welding rod, coat...

Take a section of hinge wire, welding rod, coat hanger, etc. and use a mini hose clamp to attach the wire to the drill guide. You can lean in, hold the guide with one hand and run the drill with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,477
Posted By Dave12
Very nice. Youíre a trend setter!

Very nice. Youíre a trend setter!
Forum: RV-4 05-16-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By Dave12
Hi Mel, pm sent.

Hi Mel, pm sent.
Forum: The RV Grin 05-09-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,189
Posted By Dave12
Barbara is going to be real popular down in...

Barbara is going to be real popular down in Gaithersburg sporting around in her dad’s hot rod! Sorry Don, I know I told you that a few hours ago, but that was before i saw it on the front...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-17-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,795
Posted By Dave12
IMHO Van's is a lot more customer-friendly than...

IMHO Van's is a lot more customer-friendly than some of the other vendors who cater to the EAB community.





Never a more accurate statement!
Forum: Safety 04-15-2021, 05:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,956
Posted By Dave12
Thatís some kind of specialty bolt or modern art.

Thatís some kind of specialty bolt or modern art.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,453
Posted By Dave12
Speaking of old sayings, ďThe green takes the...

Speaking of old sayings, ďThe green takes the bugs off the wings, the yellow takes the paint off the wings and the red takes the wings off the airplane ď.

Also, please check your pmís
Forum: Safety 04-13-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,956
Posted By Dave12
I found this on a 12. Bolts too short? No. Just...

I found this on a 12. Bolts too short? No. Just too many washers on the back side. I just removed the excess washers and it was fine. I also found several rows of missing rivets. One row held...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-31-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,320
Posted By Dave12
Good stuff Tony. Iíve said it before that you,...

Good stuff Tony. Iíve said it before that you, Joe Gores and Mike Miller are kind of like E.F. Hutton, when you talk, people listen.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-07-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,592
Posted By Dave12
There is a fantastic forest of redwoods just...

There is a fantastic forest of redwoods just outside of town. The entrance is just past the Casino. Itís a State Forest and it is spectacular!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-17-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,961
Posted By Dave12
Plenty of them flying without it.

Plenty of them flying without it.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,632
Posted By Dave12
Hey, donít I have any say in this?😜

Hey, donít I have any say in this?😜
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,182
Posted By Dave12
I put dibs on my 9A three years before I bought...

I put dibs on my 9A three years before I bought it. Mark is now building a 14 and it is spectacular. Donít even think about it, I have dibs on it too!
Forum: Propellers 12-05-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,931
Posted By Dave12
How well does it slow you down when power is...

How well does it slow you down when power is pulled back?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-13-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,928
Posted By Dave12
+1 for the Rapco. Iíve used them all and have...

+1 for the Rapco. Iíve used them all and have never noticed a difference in wear or stopping performance.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-11-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,012
Posted By Dave12
Mahlon, pm sent.

Mahlon, pm sent.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,630
Posted By Dave12
Call Steve Sennett, heís the DynaVibe rep. Heís...

Call Steve Sennett, heís the DynaVibe rep. Heís a good man, A&P, and is an authority on balancing and vibrational analysis. Knows their products inside and out.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 11-03-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,065
Posted By Dave12
I have a 9 up in Elkton, just don’t try to buy...

I have a 9 up in Elkton, just don’t try to buy it. Be glad to show you around. Truthfully, it’s hard to beat a 12.
Forum: Propellers 11-03-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,915
Posted By Dave12
Thereís no substitute for experience.

Thereís no substitute for experience.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,236
Posted By Dave12
Linny wishes we would have stayed for that.

Linny wishes we would have stayed for that.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-25-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,344
Posted By Dave12
Check your pmís.

Check your pmís.
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