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Forum: RV-10 07-15-2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,620
Posted By Jerry Fischer
OK

I R Here...c u then Kyle:)
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-08-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 888,205
Posted By Jerry Fischer
RV-8

What a clean looking airplane...looks like a show stopper...:)
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-06-2022, 05:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,310
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Fuel Smell

Don't fprget to check the airbox for the drain holes that don't always get drilled during construction. See Vic Syracuse' column on this issue in the forums.
Forum: Midwest 07-05-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,617
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Poor Jeff

He doesn't get enough props. He's a really good guy and really helps in HBP. Also don't mess with a retired detective!!
Forum: Midwest 07-05-2022, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,617
Posted By Jerry Fischer
That sure looks like...

Not Dan Horton.. more like a Breezy builder...:D:D
Forum: Midwest 07-05-2022, 06:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,617
Posted By Jerry Fischer
John Morgan

Y'all need to hear & see John Speak, he has a dry Indiana sense of humor and always makes his presentations interesting. BTW be sure to congratulate him on his new responsibility as HBC co-chair. He...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2022, 06:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,918
Posted By Jerry Fischer
TW vs NW

I learned to fly a TW @ 68 years old. Should have done it sooner as it made me a much better pilot. I built an RV7 and also owned an RV1. Both were a blast.
Get transition training and you won't be...
Forum: RV-10 06-15-2022, 06:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,620
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Great job Kyle

Look forward to seeing her at OSH. Hope you can fly off the phase one in time.:p
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-11-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 1,512,310
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Windshield

SWEET!!!:cool:
Forum: RV-1 04-22-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 55,451
Posted By Jerry Fischer
N1583

Great, please let me know how it goes and pass on my sincere condolences to Joe's wife and family.
Forum: RV-1 04-20-2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 55,451
Posted By Jerry Fischer
The Mockingbird

Hey Bruce, I sold her in 2015 to Joe Cannizaro, the chief of air Ops for Donald Trump. He did some nice upgrades to her and I posted pictures here. Unfortunately, Joe perished in a Globe Swift he had...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-18-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 43,791
Posted By Jerry Fischer
My # 4 Baffle Mod

Here is my mod on the RV-7:

24785
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-18-2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 247,977
Posted By Jerry Fischer
AHH Utah

Hey Vlad, looks like it would work OK with tundra tires & no wheel pants..and tail draggers only...:D
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-10-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 43,791
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Thumbs up reply

:cool:easy forget...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-10-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 43,791
Posted By Jerry Fischer
FAB

Looks great, don't forget the 2 drain holes in the bottom; ask me how I know...:(
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-09-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,512
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Thanks Rocky

You are correct on that assessment...:o
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-09-2022, 05:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,512
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Replace the skin

Ran into a fuel dump tank with my Rv7 down in KSGJ and replaced with a new skin in a 4 hour work session. Did cut a new access panel aft of main spar to facilitate riveting. Needed a joggle tool to...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-23-2022, 06:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,473
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Timelines

It'll be done Thursday was my standard answer. Which Thursday was never considered.
I finished Miss Sandy in approx. 4 1/2 years and took around 2100 hours and roughly $47K for the slow build...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-17-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Wiring

If my memory serves me correctly:
1. purchase Bob Nuchols book on A/C wiring practices.
2. I wired my RV7 grounds to a common buss on firewall.
3. to prevent "ground loops", I only grounded 1 end of...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-30-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,108
Posted By Jerry Fischer
what am I

Looks like a glue gun attachment...:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Newly minted pilots

Fly long & safe young men, we need you to continue the traditions of American Aviating into the future.

Jerry Fischer
Commercial Pilot MEI,
RV-7 builder
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,221
Posted By Jerry Fischer
NAS Pense

I see the Blues had the day off...:p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,633
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Nope

550955]Am I the only one with popcorn? Watching the smart guys battle this out?[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=Dave12;1I'm having a bowl of shredded wheat & bran flakes topped with my home grown...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,633
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Nope

I'm having a bowl of shredded wheat & bran flakes topped with my home grown blueberries...:D:D:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,812
Posted By Jerry Fischer
I'm Here

Where are the rest of you guys???...:D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-06-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,756
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Steve

I envy you my friend.
As I was born and spent the first 7 years of my life in Toledo, I can appreciate the Lakes scenery. My first trip to Oshkosh in '89 we flew to Cable, WI for the AYA fly-in then...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 06-30-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,780
Posted By Jerry Fischer
HIGH FLIGHT

Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings
Sunward I've climbed and joined the tumbling mirth
Of sun-split clouds- and done a hundred things
I've...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2021, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,133
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Valkyrie

It will be good to see you both in a couple of weeks Commander Dye;)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-10-2021, 05:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,751
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Paint Job

I remember the RV9 Stein built and saw @ KOSH Airventure several years ago.
Painted in the 4 primary colors in squares...His Dad was sitting in a lawn chair several yards from the plane listening to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,204
Posted By Jerry Fischer
PNP

Nice work TC
See you and Scott @ OSH...:D
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-30-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 1,512,310
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Wheel Pants

Very very nice:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,574
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Blue Skies & Tailwinds Barb

You were certainly a huge help in the 2006 to 2011 era with my slow build RV7, Miss Sandy. Subsequent orders placed for my fuel tank repair business were flawless. You are a true professional and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 27,285
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Plus 1

Plus 1 Scott
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-28-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,363
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Miss Judy

She was a sweet lady, thanks for sharing her with us Bob, you are both in our prayers
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-10-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 652,313
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Slick

easy on the eyes Allen...;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,424
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Nice Job

Nice job Robert, us old guys rock! :p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,071
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Robert

You are a true Wordsmith
Forum: Safety 06-13-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,557
Posted By Jerry Fischer
flat nose wheel

The ultimate answer is put the wheel in the back!...:D
Forum: COMM 05-09-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,037
Posted By Jerry Fischer
grounding problems

if possible, keep grounds as short as possible (directly to the airframe) long leads any where that are carrying RF will "transmit". just my .02:D
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-10-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,439
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Congratulations

Vic is the best...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-08-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,330
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Colorado

Hope to make it out around May 7th or 8th to Grand Junction, our youngest daughter is a Physician there. Hope to spend about a week in the area. Not sure how firm trip is at this point. I'll keep you...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-08-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,330
Posted By Jerry Fischer
AAHHH...

Utah...what a great place to fly, read some very good stories by Edward Abbey, who spent time as a Ranger at Arches National Park. My favorite place to visit.
Hope to get out to Colorado for my 80th...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-20-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,983
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Per my IA and Aircraft Practices

I recall the smooth side is almost always against the "moveable" part; i.e. bolt being turned or nut being turned.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,919
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Oil Cooler

I think I would be concerned about stresses due to engine mount vibration if I tied the cooler with an adel on the mount & a bracket on the firewall. Just my $.02
Forum: Safety 11-11-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,819
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Some friendly advice..

:D
Das machinen ist not fer der der fingerpokin' und mittengrabben, relaxen und vatch der blinkenlites!
Forum: COMM 09-17-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,903
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Checking coax

In my experience the ONLY way to check coax for a short or an open for that matter is to ISOLATE it from any connection to an antenna or radio/relay. otherwise you may see a resistance from a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-10-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,929
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Hoppy Birthday

Miz Card...:D:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,924
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Talking Homebuilt Camping

http://i66.tinypic.com/xo3bfb.jpg http://i65.tinypic.com/2dl262b.jpg

Jerry & Jerry say BRING IT!!! Folkerts says bring on the low wings!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,042
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Oh Good we can count on you again this year???:p

Oh Good we can count on you again this year???:p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,930
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Beer Tasting..

I'm starting to get very thirsty my friends...:D
Forum: Aircraft Camping 06-21-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,347
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Plus

I know a guy...:rolleyes:who has ground xportation for those runs to Wally World
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,930
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Beer...better late than never

OK Mike, a six pack of Hopsecutioner goes to the person who crosses my palm with Black Butte Porter.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-18-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 652,313
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-17-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,944
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Good to see you Mike

Looks like all is well and look forward to HBC Oshkosh. Thanks for reminding me it's the 4th Sunday Beer Tasting (tempus fugit). BTW the orange Peach is Gaffney SC:D
Blue skies my good friend & see...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-09-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,009
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Cuba...

Free diving in Guantanamo Bay in 1961-62 is an experience I'll never forget.
One of the most beautiful bays in the world as I recall.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,594
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Hey Iron

See U @ SNF????
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-18-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,124
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Tank leak? or new build?

Hi EV I sent you an email
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-18-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,124
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Fuel Tank build

Hi Wayne

call me on cell six78-770-0131. I live up in Winder
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,861
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Tank removal

In my limited experience, proseal has a tendency to migrate to the main spar from the rear baffle. a thin putty knife may be necessary to slip along the spar to separate the tank flange. Good luck
Forum: RV-10 01-17-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 626,363
Posted By Jerry Fischer
I miss seeing Mt Hood

My daughter Rachel lived in S. Portland overlooking the Willamette River with a gorgeous view of Mt. Hood from her living room window.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,464
Posted By Jerry Fischer
It wasn't me

Who posted something for sale. And I have no PM's in my mailbox. Happy New Year everyone.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-15-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 40,850
Posted By Jerry Fischer
We will all miss you Jon

Especially at Oshkosh Homebuilt. You were a very humble example of a pilot whose expertise didn't need any explanation. God speed my friend, I'm glad I got to know you even for just a few times our...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Thumbs up Thanks really go To:

Jay Pratt, Carol Beaird, Rich Emory, Debra & Jim Lane, Steve Ashby, John Morgan, Jan Marker, Billy Stewart (the new guy), and anyone else who helped make this the best AirVenture yet...:p
I'm sorry...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By Jerry Fischer
Cool Oshkosh 2018 Home-Built Camping

Just a few pictures & thoughts on this years" Air Venture...
http://i66.tinypic.com/k0h63s.jpg
Jay & Carol Beth
http://i66.tinypic.com/2lsb04k.jpg
Fun @...
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