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Forum: Electrical Systems 07-02-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,866
Posted By laz
Update. Plane Power said my alternator seize was...

Update.
Plane Power said my alternator seize was NOT a Bearing , but a stater issue. Something about heating up and binding during cool down. This actually makes sense since I had not problems in...
Forum: Northeast 06-28-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,302
Posted By laz
Bruce in TX is the best money you will spend.

Bruce in TX is the best money you will spend.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-28-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,866
Posted By laz
Just had my PP 60A alternator seize on my RV8. ...

Just had my PP 60A alternator seize on my RV8. 171 hours. I do the required inspection at annual and loosen the belt to check for bearing noise. I just shipped it to PP overnight and they said...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By laz
Just make sure they will hold my RV8. Wire or...

Just make sure they will hold my RV8. Wire or plastic.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By laz
Sorry I should have noticed it was Eric. Because...

Sorry I should have noticed it was Eric. Because we did not go to AZ this winter I could not attend any meetings. Thanks for your help

Mike
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By laz
Thanks , but what is UIM ?

Thanks , but what is UIM ?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By laz
AZ Hanger

I am trying to find a place to park my RV8 this coming winter in Tucson AZ. We purchased a Condo in the BE area near Sabino Canyon. I live in Northern Ohio and would like to fly it out there and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,705
Posted By laz
I would really love to see how it works. I work...

I would really love to see how it works. I work at the Repair Barn at Oshkosh and we have tried several jack Ideas in the past. None were that great. We help a lot of people change flat tires.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By laz
conflagrations on your plane. I am a member of...

conflagrations on your plane. I am a member of the chapter but live in Ohio. We did not make it to Tucson this year because of various reasons. I bought a place in Tucson last month so we can...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-26-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,175
Posted By laz
Any Idea about the performance change. I have...

Any Idea about the performance change. I have Same James on my 8 now. Are these pressure recovery?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,705
Posted By laz
shop towel face mask

I know this is not a place for virus stuff, but since most of us spend a lot of time in the shop this information could be useful any time. We all know that simple face masks prevent us from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,201
Posted By laz
I live and fly in Northern Ohio KPCW. I have not...

I live and fly in Northern Ohio KPCW. I have not flown lately, but was curious what the state had to say about flying, so I called them.

Basically they said there was no restriction on flying under...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By laz
Thanks to all for your help.

Thanks to all for your help.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By laz
Those dimensions are of the thickness ?

Those dimensions are of the thickness ?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By laz
Best to Bob , I met him at a forum this year. ...

Best to Bob , I met him at a forum this year. He is a great inspiration to the aviation youth.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By laz
those are little big for my 8. I plan to try and...

those are little big for my 8. I plan to try and stay on pavement. Maybe buy some bush flying time in a supper cub or something.

I just want a decent set of tires. Not trying to save money. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By laz
retread size

I know this has been beat to death, but My 8 will need new tires soon, (300+ landings) and I am planing a trip to Alaska and want some advise.

My 8 came withe Aero Classic tires. I have no...
Forum: Rocket 01-18-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,611
Posted By laz
A friend of mine sent me Pics. Is it a F1 or a...

A friend of mine sent me Pics. Is it a F1 or a RV 8. The picks are not good .
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,276
Posted By laz
I used 3M Adhesive remover. It nose not attack...

I used 3M Adhesive remover. It nose not attack the plexiglass. Use it very sparingly and test a small area, of course. This stuff is designed to remove adhesive from paint without attacking the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 586,573
Posted By laz
Steve If you give me dimensions I can make a few...

Steve If you give me dimensions I can make a few of the pouches.

Send me a Message.

Laz
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,699
Posted By laz
Several replies back some one hit it right on the...

Several replies back some one hit it right on the head. In a free economy we vote with our wallets. The traveling public pays way less for a ticket than they did 40 years ago when I started flying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,056
Posted By laz
The interesting thing is there is no "expiration...

The interesting thing is there is no "expiration date on the quart bottles. there is a manufacture date. Sure would like to know what the reason is?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,056
Posted By laz
I did find the re-testing document on the...

I did find the re-testing document on the Aeroshell site. I only have the one case that is " out of date". I will call aeroshell to see what they say, but I plan on using the oil. May mix it with...
Forum: Reviews 08-10-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 629
Posted By laz
Anti splat control lock

I purchased a Antisplat control lock for my RV8. It is a work of art and performs exactly as described.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,056
Posted By laz
Oil shelf life

I was putting away my latest supply of Aeroshell 15W50W oil when I noticed that there was a stamp on a case I purchased a few years ago (3 1/2 to be exact) that said "use by jun3 2019". I did not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,375
Posted By laz
I tried some external locks on my 8. I purchased...

I tried some external locks on my 8. I purchased the Anti-Splat and find it the best for me. Its compact and does a good job. The draw back if having to get into the plane to remove it does not...
Forum: Texas (South) 06-19-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,330
Posted By laz
They waved the tie down and hanger fee when I...

They waved the tie down and hanger fee when I purchased fuel. Probably can't count on that, but it was a nice gesture. I would have been just as happy if they charged me. They really care about...
Forum: Texas (South) 06-18-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,330
Posted By laz
Lightning strike hole in runway.

thanks agin to all that recommended Austin. I was treated so well there and the facility was great. I went out to check and preflight my Airplane on Sunday. The Lineman recommended that I hanger...
Forum: Texas (South) 06-11-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,330
Posted By laz
thanks for everyones help. I plan on departing...

thanks for everyones help. I plan on departing KPCW (port clinton Ohio) on Friday morning early. I will defiantly go to Exec. . I should be in the area for at least a couple of days. Any...
Forum: Texas (South) 06-07-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,330
Posted By laz
Where would I find a post on that trip....

Where would I find a post on that trip. CA-

looks like Exec is the place.

Thanks to all
Forum: Texas (South) 06-07-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,330
Posted By laz
Austin TX

I am planning to fly my RV8 from Ohio to Austin this month to visit my daughter at UT. She lives just not of campus.

I am looking for the best airport to fly into. The is Austin Exec but maybe...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,346
Posted By laz
I used a flat clear coat over my decal pro stuff....

I used a flat clear coat over my decal pro stuff. It makes them bullet proof.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,838
Posted By laz
Thanks for all your quality work Marshall. ...

Thanks for all your quality work Marshall. Building My RV8 I quickly learned the difference between average and High quality tools like you produced. I tell anyone starting a build not to waist...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By laz
CG-18 is the WAC chart that covers from San...

CG-18 is the WAC chart that covers from San Francisco clear down to Los Angeles
The FAA quit making them in 2015. I had two sets ( it takes two because they are printed on both sides) that i used...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By laz
WC chart

Does anyone know where I can get a CG-18 WAC chart. I have tried E-bay and other places with no luck. I built a large wall map and its the only one I need to complete.

Any help is appreciated
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-15-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 38,714
Posted By laz
One of the nicest guys I have ever met. Always...

One of the nicest guys I have ever met. Always willing to give help to a RV8 builder and a smooth classic air show performer.

He will be missed
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,128
Posted By laz
Griots garage dry wash or quick speed shoe both...

Griots garage dry wash or quick speed shoe both work wonders and do not scratch if used with a good microfiber tool. The Dry wash has been around for a while and is great on any painted finished...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,276
Posted By laz
Pilot operating handbook

I have looked at the section on POH. Since I am not talented at word processing I am looking for a Template ( kind of fill in the blanks ) for my RV8. Some on the download section appear to be from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,069
Posted By laz
I painted my RV8 last year. I have been painting...

I painted my RV8 last year. I have been painting for many years, but this was my first aluminum airplane.

here is the things I recommend and why.

Use an automotive paint such as PPG concept. It...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 586,573
Posted By laz
when will these be available

when will these be available
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,097
Posted By laz
Flew my 8 with the # 3 baffle mod yesterday. I...

Flew my 8 with the # 3 baffle mod yesterday. I appears to have worked well. # 3 is now right in line with the rest and appears to have dropped 20 to 30 deg. F.

I also have been cutting down the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,097
Posted By laz
I just did my first flight on my RV8 about 30 day...

I just did my first flight on my RV8 about 30 day ago. All went well ( usual small Items). I am at 19 hrs and was hoping the CHT's would come down . They are fine in cruse 24 square or even 25...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-14-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 104,893
Posted By laz
I would also love to see some photos. The loss...

I would also love to see some photos. The loss of photos on this site is problematic.

I am in Phase one with my RV8 and struggling with high CHT's on initial climb. They rise to 400 to 415 on 1...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 586,573
Posted By laz
Steve I just purchased several Items from Amanda....

Steve I just purchased several Items from Amanda. I am very pleased with everything and would like to propose a new part for her business. The fuel vent lines on a RV8 are just tubes that stick...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,402
Posted By laz
Thanks for the reply's I guess I just do not...

Thanks for the reply's

I guess I just do not understand why the website is still up and accepting orders.

I will cancel the payment thru pay pal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,402
Posted By laz
Rite-Systems mag timer

Has anyone besides me tried to buy a Mag-rite timer from Rite-systems.

They have a web site and I ordered on from them. Pay pal paid for it . that has been almost two weeks. This is probably a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,966
Posted By laz
Thanks to all for the reply's. I can take...

Thanks to all for the reply's. I can take "screen shots" with the G3X and I have a couple with 3.1 and 3.2 psi a cruse. I believe this is just a gauge issue. It just seemed strange that with a new...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,966
Posted By laz
Fuel pressure 0-360 A1a

I have about 12 hours on my RV8 and things are going reasonably well, first flight was on March 4 and running down some small issues. I have a Garmin G3X touch system and was wondering what the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,184
Posted By laz
A couple of years ago Christer at Stein air won a...

A couple of years ago Christer at Stein air won a Lindy with his RV8. He had the cowl off to show his beautiful wire work forward of the cowl. He use a Lacing tape that was white with black...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,560
Posted By laz
If you are concerned about flexibility or...

If you are concerned about flexibility or adhesion use West system G-flex resin . It was developed to bond to dissimilar surfaces and specifically aluminum. It never gets supper hard and is used in...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,775
Posted By laz
baggage door brace.

Does anyone have a current part number for a baggage door brace for the forward baggage door on a RV8, I think it was a McMaster Car Item. Someone referenced one in a old thread but I could never...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,805
Posted By laz
I am also curious what Carl would not install...

I am also curious what Carl would not install then on any RV. I am concered mostly about stress on the RV8 canopy surround which is made from Carbon fiber on mine. I can mostly avoid putting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,364
Posted By laz
It is interesting that both John Wayne and...

It is interesting that both John Wayne and Westchester Co (white Planes NY) are always a study in contradiction. They want the air carrier service and a place to land their jets close to home , but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By laz
Hi Bill, Thanks for asking. Yes I did run the...

Hi Bill,

Thanks for asking. Yes I did run the engine twice now not the airframe. Good that I did because off a loose B nut on the prop oil line in front on the engine. Spent some time cleaning it...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-12-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,532
Posted By laz
Thanks Sam, You saved me a lot of guessing. ...

Thanks Sam,

You saved me a lot of guessing.

Laz
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By laz
Fist flight wheel pants

I have read several threads and was wondering what the basic consensus is about wheel pants on or off for the first flight? My Plane is done and inspected and the Engine was run for 1 1/2 hours by...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-11-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,532
Posted By laz
Thanks for the pictures. If anyone has some...

Thanks for the pictures. If anyone has some basic dimensions Height and angle of the stand. That is all I will need.

I intend to make a copy of the Tail Mate this weekend It will be to lousy to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-10-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 961
Views: 791,905
Posted By laz
Done

All done. Now its time to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-10-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,532
Posted By laz
If someone would send me some pictures of the...

If someone would send me some pictures of the Tail mate I would make them .
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 945
Posted By laz
pictures of the plane

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/bLWbmhN6VJJ9M7gT75l7_9SoIlFMr1ldFM2xBEcB5v1TY9hgkwiePtTX-YCP6k3EfG0XxIrSp-dV5YETFv6TgyOEkVfpYwDzvK0-sEYFdQISLkNK0pTgBLeh0KByUO5qb1-44TWcrQk_j8xEM-VvxNAHGGe-IY4QjKRjr7...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 945
Posted By laz
Its finally done

Thanks to all the help of my friends, vendors and of course people on this forum N958ML was issued its certificate yesterday by the FAA CLE MIDO office.
I am the old Guy on the Left. The FAA MIDO...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,584
Posted By laz
posting pictures

I have been using this site to help build mY RV8. I just finished my FAA inspection and would like to post a photo. Did a search but not much luck. What is the easy way to add a picot to a post?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 725
Posted By laz
sealing firewall onRV8 Quick build.

My RV8 is just about done, I painted the last wing and will soon be inspected by the FAA. One of the Items I have left to do is seal the firewall. The current recommendation from Vans is to use pro...
Forum: Reviews 10-11-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,668
Posted By laz
You will have to ask Bruce about the rear seat...

You will have to ask Bruce about the rear seat brake setup. Its kind of propriety .

Yes I did see the race track.

Mike
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