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Forum: RV-7/7A 11-03-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 886,709
Posted By TigerMan92
Great Job!

Congratulations Dave...keep it polished, looks beautiful.
Forum: COMM 10-27-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By TigerMan92
Change it out

I had the same problem with my 403 in my 7A. Rather than replace the intercom I took out an SL40 and put in a GRT200B with new harness and jacks. Took out the Flightcom and installed a Stratus Pro...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22
Wax
Views: 3,635
Posted By TigerMan92
Not Painted

I use two Cyclo polishers and Nuvite Green - final mirror finish and protectant.
Keeps it shinny and fast.
Forum: Interiors 04-26-2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,958
Posted By TigerMan92
Flightline Interior

Flightline did my interior back in 2006 and it still looks great today. Seats, full carpet and side panels.

Very happy with their service.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-15-2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,846
Posted By TigerMan92
New Panel with Upgrade Space

Everyone has fantastic ideas but I like this design. It is efficient and leaves lots of space for upgrading to an additional display. It is not my design but I really liked it (thanks to...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-15-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,512
Posted By TigerMan92
Nice Plane Lift

What a great way to work on the plane. Love the lift.
Forum: Reviews 02-14-2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By TigerMan92
Agreed

I have the nose job 2 and the ultimate gust lock on my 7A. Both excellent products.
My next purchase will be the easy exit bar for sure.
Forum: RV-14 02-14-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,677
Posted By TigerMan92
Definitely a great solution to a space problem. ...

Definitely a great solution to a space problem. Glad I don't have that issue.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-08-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,638
Posted By TigerMan92
Congratulations

Hi Dave,

Glad they finally shipped for you I canít wait to see your wing building pictures!

Almost thereÖ.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-07-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,216
Posted By TigerMan92
Stein Air Workmanship

Boy does Stein Air do fantastic work. If I only had a spare 50k I could have one too.

Looks great!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,873
Posted By TigerMan92
Cool...glad it worked.

Cool...glad it worked.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2022, 11:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,873
Posted By TigerMan92
Sorry Not Working

Can seem to get it to work....sorry.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2022, 11:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,873
Posted By TigerMan92
XIO-360

Hopefully you can hear this video of my 7A taking off at KPTK. The sound is very cool.

https://1drv.ms/v/s!Ak1dFSmhRro8pleawfB1ZKe9Fdwv?e=MnDmPN
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,262
Posted By TigerMan92
FAA Registration

Purchase a plane in March 28, 2021 and sent in the proper paperwork. FAA paperwork came back Sept. 22, 2021. Almost exactly 6 months to the day.
Forum: Safety 01-24-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,702
Posted By TigerMan92
Reiff Heating System

All these look pretty cool and I'm sure they all work well but it seems like a lot of work for something that already exists.

The Reiff system with cylinder bands and oil sump heating plate keeps...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By TigerMan92
7A

Congratulations on the purchase. The 7A is a fantastic airplane.
I love every minute in mine.
Forum: The RV Grin 01-20-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,857
Posted By TigerMan92
Great Paint Job

Congratulations on a fantastic airplane. Love the paint job.

How much weight does that add to a plane?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-20-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,459
Posted By TigerMan92
Great idea! I'm sure you could sell a few if you...

Great idea! I'm sure you could sell a few if you want too.
Forum: Safety 01-16-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,493
Posted By TigerMan92
Proposed Route

I flew this route from Oregon to Michigan in April 2021. Two days and 13 hours flying time total. Heading from Bear Lake, ID to Rock Springs, WY we had a 40kts tail wind at 12,500 ft and hit...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-14-2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,513
Posted By TigerMan92
Link

Where is the blog link?
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-07-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 1,580,368
Posted By TigerMan92
Keep it polished

Great work Dave! Keep it shiny and use vinyl wrapping...
Forum: Safety 01-03-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,702
Posted By TigerMan92
Reiff Heating System

Remote on/off switch and a Reiff Heating System is the great solution. I turn it on the night before and it keeps the oil at 90 degrees and cylinder heads at 75 degrees. I have been using Reiff...
Forum: Painting your RV 01-03-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,007
Posted By TigerMan92
Polished Plane

This is very cool to see all possible combinations. My plane is polished and I have been thinking about painting it simple because its easier to keep up.
Forum: Autopilots 01-02-2022, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By TigerMan92
Digitrak Manual

The Digitrak manual says it accepts Garmin Aviation Format.
Forum: Autopilots 01-02-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By TigerMan92
Garmin 375 & Digitrak AP

I'm looking to change out my KMD150 to a GNX375. The 375 manual doesn't show that it supports the Digitrak AP. The AP takes the standard NMEA 183 format which you think the 375 would support.

Can...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-27-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,883
Posted By TigerMan92
Big Change

I like my panel but I might be heading the same way. The new panel seems to simple.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,793
Posted By TigerMan92
RV7A Lights

These lights look fantastic. I currently have the same ones in your picture on my 7A. Iíll check FlyboysAccessories and order a set.

Very nice upgrade.

Thanks,
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-22-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,434
Posted By TigerMan92
Android Cell Phone

My Samsung S21 5G phone has a great camera.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,182
Posted By TigerMan92
Nothing like the first flight in your own...

Nothing like the first flight in your own plane.
Congratulations!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,901
Posted By TigerMan92
Registration Request

I sent in a registration request on March 25, 2021. I received the registration dated September 2, 2021. 5 months for the FAA.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,684
Posted By TigerMan92
Received 10 calendars on Monday and no golden...

Received 10 calendars on Monday and no golden ticket. :(
Forum: Safety 12-15-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,468
Posted By TigerMan92
Crossing the Rockies

Having just crossed the Rockies for the first time I was cautious about my path. Being a flatland pilot most of the time, I was concerned about the trip and this is exactly why. Getting caught in a...
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 12-06-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,613
Posted By TigerMan92
Slider with SuperTrax

I have been in both but definitely prefer the slider. And you must get the SuperTrax canopy extension for a slider. It makes everything about my 7A better. It was installed, after mine was already...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-02-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,385
Posted By TigerMan92
Prop

The picture of N16TG with the 3 blade prop was taken 4/24/21.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-27-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,298
Posted By TigerMan92
IO-360 Starting Article

I was feeling the same way about starting my engine when hot or just getting fuel. This article by Vic Syracuse from Base Leg Aviation helped me and no more starting problems.
Forum: Southeast 11-27-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,000
Posted By TigerMan92
Base Leg Aviation

Base Leg just completed the condition inspection on my 7A. I can't say enough good things about Vic and Nic Syracuse. Communication with them was great and so is there workmanship.

Highly...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-05-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,385
Posted By TigerMan92
16TG

Picture of N16TG
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-05-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,385
Posted By TigerMan92
Very Sad

I have known Ted since 2004, had a hangar in the same row for 14 years. He will be very missed.

R.I.P. my friend.....
Forum: Propellers 10-21-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,571
Posted By TigerMan92
MT 3 Blade

Getting the cowling off on my 7A requires removing the front gear wheel pant. I can do it myself but as stated by other, 2 is always easier.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,842
Posted By TigerMan92
Reiff Heating System

Reiff heating system all the way. Cylinder bands and oil sump pad with remote cell phone switch. I have been using them for 20 years.

Works fantastic.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-12-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,834
Posted By TigerMan92
Rafting

I have been going to the New River and Upper Gauley rafting since I was 18 years old back in 1982. The Upper Gauley, when the dam flood gates are open, is the best rafting in the United States...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-12-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,101
Posted By TigerMan92
Anti-Splat Nose Job 2

I thought about this for a long time with my 7A. Since I have not landed her on a grass runway, yet, I decided to buy the Anti-Splat Nose Job 2 kit, at a cost of $329.00.
Installation was less than 1...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,397
Posted By TigerMan92
Info Overload

Here is my info overload panel from 2006. In the planning phase for upgrading next year. Lots of choices!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,397
Posted By TigerMan92
Display Info

I don't think they could display anymore information on one screen.
Looks fantastic!
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 09-17-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,305
Posted By TigerMan92
This Weekend

I was planning on installing this mod on my 7A this weekend. The install video is available on the Flyboy's web site, it shows you what to expect.

They say 3/4 of a day and a helper to lift the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-13-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,258
Posted By TigerMan92
Clecos for Sale

Hi Ralph,

I'll buy 50 or 100 of your clecos if you want to sell any.

PM sent.

Thanks,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,388
Posted By TigerMan92
Fun to Fly

Having never flown in a 14, I can only comment how fun to fly my 7A is. My two Grumman Tigers were great to fly but now I have a "New Corvette" to fly.

The RV Grin never goes away! Build for speed!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-19-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,568
Posted By TigerMan92
Thanks for suggestions

I really want to fly IFR because I have been stuck in a few places due to low clouds. It certainly looks like with all the new electronic equipment, and having to relocate the GPS within view of the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-18-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,576
Posted By TigerMan92
Super Tracks

Is this the same as the Flyboys Super Tracks?

https://www.flyboyaccessories.com/product-p/1401.htm

I have the super tracks but have not installed it yet.

Thanks,
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-18-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,568
Posted By TigerMan92
Steam VFR to IFR

I am also looking at upgrading to an IFR panel so I can get my rating using my own plane. Any suggestions would definitely help.
Forum: The RV Grin 08-04-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,013
Posted By TigerMan92
Looks Great

Congratulations!

You will love every minute in this plane, I know I do.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-28-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,534
Posted By TigerMan92
Hey Gary, I thought that was you when I looked...

Hey Gary,

I thought that was you when I looked at the link too, but I couldn't see the tail number.
Forum: Interiors 07-16-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,896
Posted By TigerMan92
Just Purchased

I just received my two bags from Mission Bags. They are great and make perfect use of the space behind the seats in my 7A.

Had to wait a few weeks but they are worth it.

Good Luck!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,807
Posted By TigerMan92
Pride of Ownership

I did not build either of my Grumman Tigers but they were impeccably maintained by me and my A/P. At my age (58) I really wanted to build but came across a fantastic 7A for sale so I purchased...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-13-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 1,580,368
Posted By TigerMan92
Flickr

MotoDave,

I have to say your workmanship looks fantastic. I love the polished look and hope you keep it. The pics on your Flickr account are great in detail and clarity. Your progress has also...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,916
Posted By TigerMan92
Tiger Characteristics

The Grumman Tigers are very similar being a low wing, O-360 engine, 35 foot wing span and slider canopy. The back seat folded down to carry bikes, full sets of golf clubs or anything else you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,916
Posted By TigerMan92
Experimental All The Way

I flew certified aircraft for 20 years (AA5B, AG5B Grumman Tigers). I had the same A/P the entire time who allowed me to do owner assisted annuals. Everything I could do on a certified plane, I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,987
Posted By TigerMan92
Route

Hi,

I flew this route back on April 20-21. The weather was a little hit and miss in Wyoming and Illinois but overall a great trip. Overnight in Cheyenne, WY was ok except for a little snow in the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-24-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 666,712
Posted By TigerMan92
Cross Country

At dusk in Michigan after a flight from Cheyenne, WY, about 6.5 hours.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-19-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,513
Posted By TigerMan92
Non Builder

While I did not build my 7A, I did help several friends with a 6, 7A and a 10.
I flew certified aircraft for 20 years (2 Grumman Tigers) and can say for sure Experimental aircraft are much less...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-09-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,246
Posted By TigerMan92
Talking 3 Blade Prop

I'm a big fan of my 3 blade MT prop. Looks cool, sounds cool and performance is fantastic with CS.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-08-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,392
Posted By TigerMan92
Same Situation

I am having the same discussions with all my RV friends. I have a great VFR panel but want to upgrade to an IFR panel.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 27,282
Posted By TigerMan92
57 years old, 750 hours, pilot for 20 years,...

57 years old, 750 hours, pilot for 20 years, $1121 Old Republic Insurance Company.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,758
Posted By TigerMan92
Do both for sure!

I've had motorcycles for as long as I can remember. Currently ride a Honda Valkyrie and have owned it since 2006. Simply the best cruiser ever produced.

I have been flying for over twenty years...
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