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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-04-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Dave12
Hi JWD, let me be the first to welcome you to...

Hi JWD, let me be the first to welcome you to VAF. I see you’re from the “ land of pleasant living”, we have a few RV’s at the local airport, if you want to become a convert, reach out.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-03-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,550
Posted By Dave12
Very true, the good ones are commanding absolute...

Very true, the good ones are commanding absolute top dollar!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-22-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Dave12
Pm sent Mac.

Pm sent Mac.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-22-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Dave12
I have a 4500 and a 3400 and they are the only...

I have a 4500 and a 3400 and they are the only efisís Iíve used that have never failed in any way. Not even a hiccup, just absolutely rock solid.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-17-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,247
Posted By Dave12
IMHO Van's is a lot more customer-friendly than...

IMHO Van's is a lot more customer-friendly than some of the other vendors who cater to the EAB community.





Never a more accurate statement!
Forum: Safety 04-15-2021, 05:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,756
Posted By Dave12
Thatís some kind of specialty bolt or modern art.

Thatís some kind of specialty bolt or modern art.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dave12
Speaking of old sayings, ďThe green takes the...

Speaking of old sayings, ďThe green takes the bugs off the wings, the yellow takes the paint off the wings and the red takes the wings off the airplane ď.

Also, please check your pmís
Forum: Safety 04-13-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,756
Posted By Dave12
I found this on a 12. Bolts too short? No. Just...

I found this on a 12. Bolts too short? No. Just too many washers on the back side. I just removed the excess washers and it was fine. I also found several rows of missing rivets. One row held...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-10-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By Dave12
Pm sent on strobes.

Pm sent on strobes.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-08-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Dave12
Pm sent........

Pm sent........
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-31-2021, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,437
Posted By Dave12
Good stuff Tony. Iíve said it before that you,...

Good stuff Tony. Iíve said it before that you, Joe Gores and Mike Miller are kind of like E.F. Hutton, when you talk, people listen.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-07-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By Dave12
There is a fantastic forest of redwoods just...

There is a fantastic forest of redwoods just outside of town. The entrance is just past the Casino. Itís a State Forest and it is spectacular!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-17-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By Dave12
Plenty of them flying without it.

Plenty of them flying without it.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,418
Posted By Dave12
Hey, donít I have any say in this?😜

Hey, donít I have any say in this?😜
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,513
Posted By Dave12
I put dibs on my 9A three years before I bought...

I put dibs on my 9A three years before I bought it. Mark is now building a 14 and it is spectacular. Donít even think about it, I have dibs on it too!
Forum: Propellers 12-05-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,056
Posted By Dave12
How well does it slow you down when power is...

How well does it slow you down when power is pulled back?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-13-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,217
Posted By Dave12
+1 for the Rapco. Iíve used them all and have...

+1 for the Rapco. Iíve used them all and have never noticed a difference in wear or stopping performance.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-11-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,313
Posted By Dave12
Mahlon, pm sent.

Mahlon, pm sent.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dave12
Call Steve Sennett, heís the DynaVibe rep. Heís...

Call Steve Sennett, heís the DynaVibe rep. Heís a good man, A&P, and is an authority on balancing and vibrational analysis. Knows their products inside and out.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 11-03-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,068
Posted By Dave12
I have a 9 up in Elkton, just don’t try to buy...

I have a 9 up in Elkton, just don’t try to buy it. Be glad to show you around. Truthfully, it’s hard to beat a 12.
Forum: Propellers 11-03-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,941
Posted By Dave12
Thereís no substitute for experience.

Thereís no substitute for experience.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,138
Posted By Dave12
Linny wishes we would have stayed for that.

Linny wishes we would have stayed for that.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-25-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,940
Posted By Dave12
Check your pmís.

Check your pmís.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-21-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,792
Posted By Dave12
I just balanced the prop on one yesterday that...

I just balanced the prop on one yesterday that has racked up 1200 hours. Runs like it did years ago during its first flight, only better. Canít beat those engines. Balance that prop and you will...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-21-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,491
Posted By Dave12
+1! A great improvement.

+1! A great improvement.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-13-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,861
Posted By Dave12
Having been in flight and experiencing a melt...

Having been in flight and experiencing a melt down of a voltage regulator, which was mounted inside, Iíll leave mine outside.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-11-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,861
Posted By Dave12
Having previously installed their stcíd version...

Having previously installed their stcíd version on a Saratoga, where the regulator is installed on the firewall, I spoke with their tech regarding the placement of mine on the firewall. I fully...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-10-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,861
Posted By Dave12
B&C likes the sense wire to come from the buss...

B&C likes the sense wire to come from the buss bar, but after talking with them, I received their blessing to install it on the switched side of the master contactor. By doing that the installation...
Forum: Flight Testing 10-10-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,156
Posted By Dave12
Good to hear you finally got out of phase 1.

Good to hear you finally got out of phase 1.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,168
Posted By Dave12
Quite a few good rv guys down at Belfast.

Quite a few good rv guys down at Belfast.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-27-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By Dave12
Larry, you could give Steve Sennett a call at...

Larry, you could give Steve Sennett a call at DynaVibe. Steve is an authority on the balance/tracking/vibrational analysis subject.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-26-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,103
Posted By Dave12
Larry, I’m not totally sure what you’re asking,...

Larry, I’m not totally sure what you’re asking, but you have a finished ips of .05 and want to get it to finish lower? Not that you really need to since it’s already quite low, you could start a new...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,721
Posted By Dave12
Skunk at Pottstown, pa. has passed it and of...

Skunk at Pottstown, pa. has passed it and of course, the infamous JB passed it several years ago.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-14-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 30,702
Posted By Dave12
This is what will be replacing mine at the first...

This is what will be replacing mine at the first hiccup.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-14-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By Dave12
You could also talk to Ed Coudon in Pottstown,...

You could also talk to Ed Coudon in Pottstown, Pa. Pm me if you want his number.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By Dave12
Same on mine. That 9 was in the wind!

Same on mine. That 9 was in the wind!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-12-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By Dave12
Interestingly enough, the mag that was in the...

Interestingly enough, the mag that was in the affected sb range, did not fail due to the issues covered in the sb. It actually failed due to a seized bearing. We don’t hear about failed bearings...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-10-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 562,214
Posted By Dave12
Mark Santoleriís 1st build

Mark Santoleriís 1st build
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-03-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,337
Posted By Dave12
Iíve owned a bunch of airplanes over the years...

Iíve owned a bunch of airplanes over the years and built several. Guess which model Iíve built two of? Like Turner, I will probably finish up in another 12. They just canít be beat.
Forum: Reviews 08-31-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,012
Posted By Dave12
CMW Aircraft Jacks

I want to give a shout regarding Card Machine Works new Aircraft jack system. Fits like a glove, fairly light and very well thought out. This system could really save your bacon. No criticisms...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 792
Posted By Dave12
Hat Sighting

I saw this today at Jim Russelís paint shop at Chorman Airport in Delaware:
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-28-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,151
Posted By Dave12
Did you travel up to Polebridge and get their...

Did you travel up to Polebridge and get their Montana Sunrise?
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-28-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 25,676
Posted By Dave12
Scot, you and Vladimir should have a reality show.

Scot, you and Vladimir should have a reality show.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-27-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,445
Posted By Dave12
Iíve built and sold two 12ís and didnít lose any...

Iíve built and sold two 12ís and didnít lose any money on either one of them. I actually made money on the 1st one. It was sold in 2014 and took two weeks to sell by word of mouth. At that time...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-25-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,447
Posted By Dave12
I wish mine had manual flaps.

I wish mine had manual flaps.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,102
Posted By Dave12
He probably needed a mission.

He probably needed a mission.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,859
Posted By Dave12
Donít forget some Vanís socks. John Deere has...

Donít forget some Vanís socks. John Deere has them and they sell well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,666
Posted By Dave12
Hey pal, how about making some out of 5/8 or 3/4...

Hey pal, how about making some out of 5/8 or 3/4 inch rebar? Like they use at Kosh. Would require welding a loop near the driving end for the rope. Maybe 3-4’ long. Drive them into the ground...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-18-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,347
Posted By Dave12
Rocket Bob nailed it again! Agree 100% on the...

Rocket Bob nailed it again! Agree 100% on the MMO. I keep several gallons in my hangar all the time. 4 oz in each full tank and a quart in the crank case at every oil change.
Forum: Safety 08-17-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,369
Posted By Dave12
A bad choice of words?

A bad choice of words?
Forum: Southeast 08-14-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,352
Posted By Dave12
I fly into Ashe County regularly. No landing fee...

I fly into Ashe County regularly. No landing fee or tie down overnight fee if you buy fuel. You can contact Ashe County Ford and get a rental car dropped off if needed. Absolutely beautiful area. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,812
Posted By Dave12
Definitely off!

Definitely off!
Forum: Northeast 07-31-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,531
Posted By Dave12
I thought your departure was a bit hasty pal.

I thought your departure was a bit hasty pal.
Forum: Northeast 07-30-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,531
Posted By Dave12
I donít know, but I flew the Governor from Pa. to...

I donít know, but I flew the Governor from Pa. to Maine last Saturday to pick up his rv and he relocated it back to Pa. . The Lobster fly-in was the Governorís idea when he and the 1st lady moved to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,653
Posted By Dave12
The 12 is just a great airplane, no way around...

The 12 is just a great airplane, no way around it. I have a buddy that just bought a nice one for 55k.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-22-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,668
Posted By Dave12
Well said!

Well said!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-21-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,528
Posted By Dave12
I built one a few months ago that is very similar...

I built one a few months ago that is very similar to Allan’s and it works like a champ. No, I did not copy his. $29 is an excellent deal. Wish I had known.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,490
Posted By Dave12
None......

None......
Forum: Reviews 07-18-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,894
Posted By Dave12
Just got finished returning my 9 to service after...

Just got finished returning my 9 to service after installing a new B&C Alternator and a set of SDS flanges, hoses and O-rings. Took about an hour to replace and re-install. It is smoother and I am...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,040
Posted By Dave12
Hey Mike, Youíre no longer a shoreman?

Hey Mike, Youíre no longer a shoreman?
Forum: Reviews 07-12-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,169
Posted By Dave12
Allan and AntiSplat are one of a number of great...

Allan and AntiSplat are one of a number of great vendors available to us RV guys.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,811
Posted By Dave12
After spending 3 years working at a local...

After spending 3 years working at a local maintenance shop, taking the 3 written exams locally, I enrolled in a 1 week practical prep course at Baker?s in Tennessee. All of my classmates were much...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-02-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,130
Posted By Dave12
Mattituck was the gold standard for many years in...

Mattituck was the gold standard for many years in the engine overhaul business. They started building new clone engines using all of their experience and knowledge. Their closing was a sad day for...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-29-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,091
Posted By Dave12
How is your fuel flow spread aka GAMI spread?

How is your fuel flow spread aka GAMI spread?
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