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Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-11-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,094
Posted By D Weisgerber
What did it cost to have the circuit board...

What did it cost to have the circuit board replaced?
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-11-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,981
Posted By D Weisgerber
I've been making some progress. It's painted, I...

I've been making some progress. It's painted, I have most of the wiring done, and my interior will be here next month. I just ordered an ACK ELT E-04, I'm hoping It's compatible with the Safefly...
Forum: Propellers 04-07-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By D Weisgerber
A friend of mine just got a prop for his Tailwind...

A friend of mine just got a prop for his Tailwind from Ed, he says the Ed doesn't use the phone because It's inconsistent. He just E-mailed him at the above E-mail.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-01-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,646
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'd like to see them too. I sounds like a great...

I'd like to see them too. I sounds like a great system.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 934
Posted By D Weisgerber
Those look great, the rest of your airplane must...

Those look great, the rest of your airplane must be outstanding.
Are these the older style caps? I would like to buy a couple like that for my RV8, If anybody makes them. Mine are the newer style...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,036
Posted By D Weisgerber
I only have liability insurance on my airplane,...

I only have liability insurance on my airplane, the only thing that was required when I rented a hangar is adding the county to my insurance policy. They didn't charge me anymore for that.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,329
Posted By D Weisgerber
I completely agree, you're building a new...

I completely agree, you're building a new airplane no sense in starting with damaged parts. I'm sure the rib will straighten out ok.
Forum: GPS 03-27-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just installed a GRT Horizon 10.1, it still...

I just installed a GRT Horizon 10.1, it still needs an additional GPS module. I used a Safe Fly 2020 GPS module which was $495. The GPS module comes with a little "puck". The Horizon 10.1 does...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-26-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By D Weisgerber
It is the same vent that's on the fuselage.

It is the same vent that's on the fuselage.
Forum: GPS 03-26-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 522
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm in the process of installing a Horizon 10.1...

I'm in the process of installing a Horizon 10.1 in my RV8. I went with the Safe-Fly 2020 GPS from GRT. I'm not sure what you consider low cost, but the one I used was $495 from GRT. Its nice that...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-18-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just installed these about a month ago, I had...

I just installed these about a month ago, I had the exact same issue as you. I cut the lip off of the bottom and fiberglasses a new lip while it was on the airplane. Other than that the rest fit...
Forum: COMM 03-16-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'b be interested in seeing your RV 15!

I'b be interested in seeing your RV 15!
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-15-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By D Weisgerber
At those altitude is is acceptable to run WOT, of...

At those altitude is is acceptable to run WOT, of course you can run lower power setting for economy.
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-14-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,962
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm building an RV8 now, I'm putting a Lycoming...

I'm building an RV8 now, I'm putting a Lycoming in it. I always liked your airplane, this is whats great about Experimental airplanes. I"m following you on Facebook now.
Forum: GPS 03-13-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,904
Posted By D Weisgerber
I was think of putting one of my GPS antennas...

I was think of putting one of my GPS antennas under the cowl and I was think of putting one under the canopy behind the passenger on the turtle deck, will that location work? Its an RV8.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-09-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,472
Posted By D Weisgerber
I use a punch to remove the old races and...

I use a punch to remove the old races and something close to the same diameter as the race to tap in in. I use a large socket, but I have a lot of 3/4 in drive sockets.
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By D Weisgerber
I've flow off of grass quite a bit and I never...

I've flow off of grass quite a bit and I never removed the wheel pants.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-28-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By D Weisgerber
Are you talking about the top or bottom of the...

Are you talking about the top or bottom of the gear leg towers? I used Cherry Max at the top of the gear leg towers, I think it was 6 or 8 on each side. I can't remember the part number, I'm sure...
Forum: RV-4 02-25-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,956
Posted By D Weisgerber
Is that Corsair based out of Alma Michigan?

Is that Corsair based out of Alma Michigan?
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-25-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By D Weisgerber
I've never had a Catto but I've heard great...

I've never had a Catto but I've heard great things about them and they look great. I had a Performance Propellers prop and had great results from it and excellent customer service.
Forum: RV-14 02-24-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,378
Posted By D Weisgerber
I got my motor mount on time. That was in...

I got my motor mount on time. That was in December.
Forum: RV-14 02-24-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,378
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just got my backordered parts last week. I was...

I just got my backordered parts last week. I was waiting on a canopy latch, wheel bearing spacers and axle nuts for an RV8. It was about 2 months after I got the finish kit.
Forum: RV-4 02-24-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,680
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just read the newest Kitplanes online last...

I just read the newest Kitplanes online last night. There was an article by Paul Dye about repairing an RV6 engine mount.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,182
Posted By D Weisgerber
I got a similar letter, then when my renewal...

I got a similar letter, then when my renewal letter came the rates were the same as last year.
Forum: Safety 02-18-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,863
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just installed my Matco calipers today, they...

I just installed my Matco calipers today, they come with Nordlocks from the factory. This is my first experience with these, so far I like them.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-08-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 558,804
Posted By D Weisgerber
https://vansairforce.net/community/attachment.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/attachment.php?attachmentid=8110&stc=1&d=1612825249
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-07-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,211
Posted By D Weisgerber
I think propane would be problematic. The tanks...

I think propane would be problematic. The tanks would be much heavier and it is a gas under pressure which would be more dangerous. The other issue is where would you get fuel.
Forum: RV-10 02-03-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,502
Posted By D Weisgerber
I would also look into insurance, I read an...

I would also look into insurance, I read an article a few years ago about that. My take on it was get insurance.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-03-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm also curious what altitude you're at, when...

I'm also curious what altitude you're at, when you say 160 mph is that true or indicated airspeed?
Forum: Flight Testing 02-02-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,942
Posted By D Weisgerber
I did my first flight in my RV6, that was almost...

I did my first flight in my RV6, that was almost 24 years ago. Transition training wasn't easy to get then. I'm building an RV8 now and I am going to do the first flight, but I have over 1,000...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By D Weisgerber
I believe Vans is having a hard time getting...

I believe Vans is having a hard time getting parts that they don't make in house. I got my finish kit about a month ago. Several parts were backordered including the tires. I just cancelled my...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-29-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm going to use a Garmin G5 with its own antenna...

I'm going to use a Garmin G5 with its own antenna and a back up battery in my new RV8. The primary instrument will be a GRT 10.1 Horizon.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,093
Posted By D Weisgerber
You can also look at Airflow Performance fuel...

You can also look at Airflow Performance fuel pumps. I think Vans sells them.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-26-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By D Weisgerber
Would it be possible to get a long cotter pin so...

Would it be possible to get a long cotter pin so it would stick through the UHMW block and get bent over?
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-24-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By D Weisgerber
Thanks, I haven't got to the wheel fairings. My...

Thanks, I haven't got to the wheel fairings. My axle mounting hardware, axle nut, and tires are all backordered.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-24-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By D Weisgerber
Bag 1002 Magnet kit?

I can't seem to find any information about the Magnet Kit that comes in the RV8 finish kit bag 1002.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-21-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By D Weisgerber
I found the fiberglass is high quality, it's a...

I found the fiberglass is high quality, it's a lot better than it was 25 years ago when I built my RV6.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-13-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,981
Posted By D Weisgerber
6955 One year in, I ordered a GRT Horizon 10.1...

6955
One year in, I ordered a GRT Horizon 10.1 today.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-06-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,521
Posted By D Weisgerber
I've had this play in my trim tab too. I think...

I've had this play in my trim tab too. I think it has a lot to do with the 180 degree turn the cable makes in the front. It's never been a problem.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-04-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 751,330
Posted By D Weisgerber
6591 6592

6591

6592
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 128,336
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just bought Shuttle Houston, I haven't read it...

I just bought Shuttle Houston, I haven't read it yet. One of my favorites is Forever Flying by Bob Hoover.
Forum: Polishing your RV 12-30-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,957
Posted By D Weisgerber
The milk truck that picked up our milk when we...

The milk truck that picked up our milk when we were farming was stainless steel, not aluminum.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,069
Posted By D Weisgerber
Jimmy, could you check your PMs. I'd like to...

Jimmy, could you check your PMs. I'd like to talk to you when you have a chance.
Forum: Tools 12-28-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By D Weisgerber
I've never use this particular one but I have had...

I've never use this particular one but I have had good luck with Milwaukee tools.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-26-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm running Goodyear Flight Special II and I...

I'm running Goodyear Flight Special II and I highly recommend them.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-25-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,208
Posted By D Weisgerber
OP = Original Poster.

OP = Original Poster.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,069
Posted By D Weisgerber
My plenum fit well also, I put it on in 2001.

My plenum fit well also, I put it on in 2001.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,069
Posted By D Weisgerber
Thats great that these cowls will continue to be...

Thats great that these cowls will continue to be in production. I have one on my RV6 and I am planning on putting one on my RV8.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,069
Posted By D Weisgerber
Did you move the company from the East coast to...

Did you move the company from the East coast to Texas?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-16-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,103
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'd pressure test the tanks.

I'd pressure test the tanks.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-16-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By D Weisgerber
Don't do it! You'll be asking for trouble.

Don't do it! You'll be asking for trouble.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-14-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,334
Posted By D Weisgerber
+1 for the washer wrench, I just got a set for my...

+1 for the washer wrench, I just got a set for my current build and they are very handy.
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-14-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,576
Posted By D Weisgerber
I don't think you'll get 10 knots out of it, but...

I don't think you'll get 10 knots out of it, but the takeoff and climb will be better.
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-03-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By D Weisgerber
Flight line interiors does still sell aileron...

Flight line interiors does still sell aileron boots, they are $48 each.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,109
Posted By D Weisgerber
Itís actually $.01 a pound in Michigan. I pay $16...

Itís actually $.01 a pound in Michigan. I pay $16 a year. That includes a Michigan airport directory.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-20-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,267
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm using the Showplanes system on my RV-6, I...

I'm using the Showplanes system on my RV-6, I like it so much I installed it on the RV-8 I'm building now.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-15-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By D Weisgerber
I think part of the play is also the 180 degree...

I think part of the play is also the 180 degree turn the trim cable makes near the handle. My RV6 has had a little play for years with no problems.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,598
Posted By D Weisgerber
I don't think they slowed down, MacCool was...

I don't think they slowed down, MacCool was talking about the registration from a previous owner to him. I read on another thread that priority goes to new builds, which I assume yours was.
Forum: RV-4 11-02-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,263
Posted By D Weisgerber
Flight Line interiors has them listed, and I'm...

Flight Line interiors has them listed, and I'm pretty sure that Classic Aero makes them also.
Forum: Midwest 11-02-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm in Ionia Michigan, I currently have an RV6...

I'm in Ionia Michigan, I currently have an RV6 and am building an RV8. You can E-mail me or PM me.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-02-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By D Weisgerber
I've been running the Flight Special II and have...

I've been running the Flight Special II and have been very happy with them. When I switched from the original tires to these I didn't have to modify the wheel pants (spats).
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-29-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,232
Posted By D Weisgerber
The SDS No Leak is the ultimate solution to this...

The SDS No Leak is the ultimate solution to this problem.
Forum: ADS-B 10-29-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,020
Posted By D Weisgerber
This is the same route I went, I'm very happy...

This is the same route I went, I'm very happy with it.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-28-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,591
Posted By D Weisgerber
Thanks for the replys, I ordered some rivets...

Thanks for the replys, I ordered some rivets today.
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