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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By Zazoos
My Uncle Ron is responsible for this...

My Uncle Ron is responsible for this affliction/addiction and I could not be happier with my aliment!


Pictured below is the wife, our boys, and myself alongside my Uncle Ron's RV-6A that he...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-23-2022, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By Zazoos
Thank you for all the great suggestions. We did...

Thank you for all the great suggestions. We did get to make a stop at Sedona.
Image the wife took at A20

https://mybad.net/RV/rvbullhead.jpg
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-19-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By Zazoos
Any Must Stops between Laughlin, NV and Marshall, TX?

Visiting family in Laughlin, NV and will be headed back to Marshall, TX (Northeast TX) soon. Curious if there is any interesting airports or sights we should try to catch on our way home.

Thank you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 34,451
Posted By Zazoos
Lucky to have a dog that travels so...

Lucky to have a dog that travels so well.

https://mybad.net/RV/IMG_5700.jpg
Forum: Painting your RV 04-01-2022, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 832
Posted By Zazoos
We wrapped our RV recently and you can see our...

We wrapped our RV recently and you can see our write up here (https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=202664).

It was a time consuming project but so worth it.

I was also concerned...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,414
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations to Bruce! Such a neat person. If...

Congratulations to Bruce! Such a neat person. If you get a chance to fly with Bruce please do so.
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-09-2022, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,559
Posted By Zazoos
I followed wcalvert lead and didn't even scotch...

I followed wcalvert lead and didn't even scotch brite the skin. Cleaned with acetone and then 70% alcohol. I probably wouldn't prime, just wouldn't want the extra weight.
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-08-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,559
Posted By Zazoos
One other tip: Cut tape, we used about 6 rolls of...

One other tip:
Cut tape, we used about 6 rolls of cut tape. Be careful, 3M has Finish Line cut tape and Design Line cut tape. Finish Line is much stronger but not great for tight radius, Design Line...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-08-2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,559
Posted By Zazoos
Vinyl Wrap Finished

Happy New Year RV Friends,

We finished our RV6 Dec. 2019 and have enjoyed flying it to so much that it was hard to stop and apply some color.

We really wanted to vinyl wrap and purchased numerous...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,630
Posted By Zazoos
Plywood and an old 2" mattress topper foam. That...

Plywood and an old 2" mattress topper foam. That was some uncomfortable work.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,067
Posted By Zazoos
Did you remove the control surfaces for wrapping?

Did you remove the control surfaces for wrapping?
Forum: Reviews 10-12-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,089
Posted By Zazoos
Shout out to Bruce Bohannon

Quick backstory:
I received my tailwheel training from Jan Bussell when I only had 60 hours of fixed wing PIC time. Jan was outstanding and I consider myself very fortunate to have gotten a chance to...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-02-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
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Views: 2,722
Posted By Zazoos
RV6 - Mine is 72.34

RV6 - Mine is 72.34
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-04-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,953
Posted By Zazoos
Jan taught me how to fly a tailwheel. Such a...

Jan taught me how to fly a tailwheel. Such a great instructor and a very nice man. He will be missed.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-10-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,889
Posted By Zazoos
Loved it. Great Interview.

Loved it. Great Interview.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 700
Posted By Zazoos
Camp Scholler

We arrived at Camp Scholler on July 5th and made a video of the campgrounds and some tips. Thought some may find it helpful. Tried to answer some of the questions I was wondering about prior to...
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,347
Posted By Zazoos
I'm thinking heat would be a real issue at 300...

I'm thinking heat would be a real issue at 300 hp. Steve Henry uses this engine but only full power for short burst due to heat. Like others have said, would be awesome in a light weight STOL...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-17-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By Zazoos
MA 4-5 port ?

Any ideas on this opening?

http://mybad.net/RV/IMG_3200.jpg
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-14-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 549
Posted By Zazoos
Sensor ID

Is this sensor for oil pressure?

http://mybad.net/RV/IMG_3188.jpg
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-07-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By Zazoos
Is the port with the question mark meant for a...

Is the port with the question mark meant for a fuel pressure line?

http://mybad.net/RV/tempest-fuel-pump-left-side-lw15472.jpg

Thank you,
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-05-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By Zazoos
Carb Model MA-4-5 Fuel Pressure Port

I have Model MA-4-5 carburetor. The carb has a port for fuel pressure. My tempest fuel pump has a port for pressure. Other than the fuel pump being a bit closer to the firewall is there any reason...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,714
Posted By Zazoos
Follow up question. Is there any septic pump...

Follow up question.

Is there any septic pump trucks that come around the primitive camp area and offer to collect waste?

What about fresh water trucks in the primitive area?

Thank you,
Forum: Interiors 03-24-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,514
Posted By Zazoos
Seat Foam

Thinking about doing my own seats. I realize Vans sells the seat foam but thinking about going at it from scratch.

I was thinking about using the 3 layer Confor Foam from ACS for the butt cushion,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By Zazoos
Thank you for the quick response. VAF members are...

Thank you for the quick response. VAF members are the best.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By Zazoos
8050-1

The AC 8050-1 is new this month and has at least 3 new boxes. 13, 14, and 15.

Not sure if boxes 13, 14 and 15 should be left blank or not. My EAA Step by Step Guide isn't as up to date as this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,714
Posted By Zazoos
Camp Scholler Questions

We have never camped at Scholler. Read all the FAQ at EAA, but still need some insight.

Our 5th wheel is 41' and the EAA FAQ says each site is roughly 20x30 feet. Does that mean I need to pay for 2...
Forum: Reviews 02-02-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By Zazoos
iLevil 3 AW PIREP

Anyone using the iLevel 3 AW? If so, I would appreciate a pilot report.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By Zazoos
N Number Delay?

I requested two N numbers on 12/23/2020. Confirmed that I was charged for the request, but haven't heard anything since. Both numbers still listed as not in use. How long does it usually take to get...
Forum: Painting your RV 01-10-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,602
Posted By Zazoos
Vinyl Wrap

Really wanting to wrap my RV 6. So I purchased several 1'x5' pieces of 3M 2080 and 1080 film in various colors and finishes.

We noticed that you could easily scratch the films with a fingernail,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-16-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,062
Posted By Zazoos
My panel is Dynon but my intercom is Garmin....

My panel is Dynon but my intercom is Garmin. While I have never used the Dynon intercom system, I can say the Garmin is amazing. IMO it was really worth the extra expense.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,088
Posted By Zazoos
Beside prop any other suggestions to increase...

Beside prop any other suggestions to increase speed?


Thank you,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,088
Posted By Zazoos
Need for Speed

Did a speed test today and want some advice.
Full throttle and leaned. Max rpm was right at 2600.
Sterba Prop
Lycoming 0320 160 hp
Wheel pants and fairings installed.

If I had a prop that allowed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,799
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations! What a wonderful...

Congratulations! What a wonderful accomplishment.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-26-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,989
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations. Such a wonderful feeling. ...

Congratulations. Such a wonderful feeling.

Sweet looking 8!
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-25-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,026
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations! Such a great journey.

Congratulations! Such a great journey.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,513
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations! See the RV Grin has set in.

Congratulations!

See the RV Grin has set in.
Forum: Southeast 09-16-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,802
Posted By Zazoos
Hi John, Super, I will give shout out on here...

Hi John,

Super, I will give shout out on here when I get back.

T
Forum: Southeast 09-15-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,802
Posted By Zazoos
Hi John, My RV6 is located in Marshall, TX....

Hi John,

My RV6 is located in Marshall, TX. However, I am traveling till early October. If you still wanting a ride I would be happy to take you up when I get back.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-10-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,603
Posted By Zazoos
Dave, Sounds like the aviation bug has bit. I...

Dave,

Sounds like the aviation bug has bit.

I purchased a partially completed RV6 project prior to getting my license. I then purchased a flying light sport aircraft and got my light sport...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-09-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,897
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations!!! Also, good job on the jam...

Congratulations!!!

Also, good job on the jam nuts. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,726
Posted By Zazoos
Funny and clever. Loved it.

Funny and clever. Loved it.
Forum: Texas (North) 08-26-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,476
Posted By Zazoos
Hi Derek, My RV6 is located in Marshall, TX. ...

Hi Derek,

My RV6 is located in Marshall, TX. However, I am traveling till October. If your still wanting a ride I would be happy to take you up. Certainly close to you.

Any chance you play ice...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,963
Posted By Zazoos
Hi Vic, Any chance another discount code will be...

Hi Vic,

Any chance another discount code will be coming around. I was just a bit late seeing your post.
Congratulations on the new book.
Forum: Steam Gauges 07-30-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,267
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations on the new bird. I can't speak...

Congratulations on the new bird.
I can't speak to the DG, but I have a single Dynon 10" screen and a 10" iPad connected to Sentry GPS running ForeFlight. I really like the iPad setup.

Lets see a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,197
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations. That is an outstanding program....

Congratulations. That is an outstanding program. Very exciting!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,056
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations!!!!

Congratulations!!!!
Forum: Texas (North) 04-29-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,093
Posted By Zazoos
Hi Biggiesauls, Good to hear another East Texan...

Hi Biggiesauls,

Good to hear another East Texan is going to build such a great aircraft. Holler if I can help.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 612
Posted By Zazoos
Vinyl 3M 2080

Has anyone used the new 3M 2080?

Roughly how many feet of vinyl did you order for the base color?

Thank you,
Forum: Texas (South) 04-10-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,676
Posted By Zazoos
Obviously Mel is a great choice. Wanted him to...

Obviously Mel is a great choice. Wanted him to act as my DAR, but he was down with knee surgery.

If Mel isn't available you might reach out to Phillip Devlin 832-423-3398 located in Zavalla, TX.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-09-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By Zazoos
You are 100% correct about the WIFI and not...

You are 100% correct about the WIFI and not bluetooth connection.

Sorry, that is what I get for flying from the armchair this evening and dreaming about the next flight.

Thank you,
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-09-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By Zazoos
Foreflight and Bluetooth

My setup.
Dynon HDX with Garmin GMA 245.
IPad Pro 11 running Foreflight with Sentry.

My phone is bluetoothed to the GMA 245.
Sentry is bluetoohed to the IPad Pro 11 with Foreflight.

Can all the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-08-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,621
Posted By Zazoos
I appreciate the feedback. I replaced the intake...

I appreciate the feedback. I replaced the intake gaskets and tube boots. Decreased the size of the air ****. Plugged all the air leaks I could find in the baffling. I did fly 3 legs today but only...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 04-08-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,832
Posted By Zazoos
Tonight at my local airport a small private jet...

Tonight at my local airport a small private jet landed, two people got out wearing surgical masks. They met a couple at the fence. The people from the jet tossed a brown paper sack over the fence and...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-02-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,621
Posted By Zazoos
Seems like i have much room for improvement, but...

Seems like i have much room for improvement, but not sure where to start.
http://mybad.net/images/IMG_44681.jpg

Gear leg fairings and wheel pants installed.
Ground Adjustable Sensenich Prop on Pin...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By Zazoos
Repairman Certificate

Is there a deadline to apply for the Repairman Certificate? I am out of Phase 1 and have everything ready to present, but in light of all the social distancing, I'm thinking about waiting a...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-30-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,106
Posted By Zazoos
I am on pin setting #4. Field elevation is 350'....

I am on pin setting #4. Field elevation is 350'. Lycoming 0-320 160 hp. I get 2250 rpm on climb out and 2710 rpm straight and level at 2500'. Leg and gear fairings installed and it did really...
Forum: Texas (North) 03-09-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,093
Posted By Zazoos
Sounds like we are close to each other. I live in...

Sounds like we are close to each other. I live in Gladewater and the RV-6 is in Marshall. Be happy to meet up sometime.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-28-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,714
Posted By Zazoos
Just ordered a ground adjustable Sensenich Prop...

Just ordered a ground adjustable Sensenich Prop and the instruction say, "Do not use the propeller as a tow-bar to move your aircraft." Started designing a tow bar for the tail wheel today. But it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,749
Posted By Zazoos
* Kudos! “Unloaded, leveled the wings and went...

* Kudos! “Unloaded, leveled the wings and went around.” It doesn’t make a lot of difference in RVs with the abundant low speed control authority, but unloading the wings first before leveling is good...
Forum: RV-10 01-17-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,173
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations. What a great way to start...

Congratulations. What a great way to start 2020!!!!

It really is an amazing accomplishment. In the big scheme of things few people build and then test fly their own airplane. It may seem a bit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,805
Posted By Zazoos
Hi Leah, Is there a discount point where pilots...

Hi Leah,

Is there a discount point where pilots with low time can expect a price break.

For instance I have 33 hours of tail wheel time total, but say I hit say 100 hours tw time before my policy...
Forum: Propellers 01-06-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,138
Posted By Zazoos
Sterba Prop Info

My 0-320 E2A 160 hp came with a Sterba 68x72 prop.

There really wasn't any information in the prop logbook.

Just curious about a few things.
1. What is the safe max continuous RPM?
2. I have not...
Forum: COMM 01-04-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,421
Posted By Zazoos
Comm Update: Finally got to fly again today. I...

Comm Update:

Finally got to fly again today. I adjusted the Mic Gain per the instruction while on the ground and the engine running. While saying Test repeatedly I would get a "Good" response when...
Forum: COMM 12-26-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,421
Posted By Zazoos
Unit is new.

Unit is new.
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