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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-15-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 47,007
Posted By Wingnut
What Superior booth?

They must be in hiding. The cylinder guys are here. Absolutely no help apparent from Superior. Iíve arranged for a new crank to be installed. My wife is going to kill me but itís better than staring...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-01-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 47,007
Posted By Wingnut
I look forward to

seeing who, if anyone, from Superior shows up at Sun n Fun. Iíve been told by the company that assembled my engine that the AD doesnít apply since the engine is experimental. Iím guessing they wonít...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,046
Posted By Wingnut
Thank you, Barb!

I greatly appreciate all of your assistance. You will be greatly missed!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-22-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 47,007
Posted By Wingnut
How are the 70+ counted?

For instance, if my affected engine is still in the crate and not on a plane (and thus not on the FAAís registry) am I still counted in the 70+ or am I adding to the count? Stated another way, does...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-28-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,565
Posted By Wingnut
My deepest condolences

to the Avery family. I enjoyed speaking with Bob at Sun n Fun and with Judy and him over the phone. They are truly kind people who made a difference in the lives of homebuilders and children. What a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-14-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 47,007
Posted By Wingnut
Not sure what was more painful

Finding out my serial number is included in the AD or having to tell my wife. :(
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,445
Posted By Wingnut
I purchased the 250w/5000k version of these...

I purchased the 250w/5000k version of these https://hi-hyperlite.com/products/led-high-bay-light-hero-black-4000k?variant=31821962543167. If you provide the dimensions of your hangar, the company...
Forum: RV-14 09-13-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,296
Posted By Wingnut
EAA 1379

at Haller Airpark has lots of experienced and knowledgeable builders. Joe Tierney is a tech counselor, A&P, and RV-7 builder. Pat Lee also built a 7. Quite a few of us live very near Eagle Harbor. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,695
Posted By Wingnut
Great idea!

I wish I had thought of that!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,695
Posted By Wingnut
Higher Power

We just had a 48íx16í Higher Power Door with 12v DC backup power installed in our hangar. The door was the correct size but unfortunately, the rough opening on our building needed some modification....
Forum: Texas (North) 08-21-2020, 03:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,540
Posted By Wingnut
Thanks for the PIREP

on the Armorpoxy II. Iím still getting the bathroom and wiring done in my new hangar but want to order the epoxy soon. These Florida temps arenít helping the epoxy (or any other) process.
Forum: Texas (North) 08-05-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,540
Posted By Wingnut
Same boat

Please keep us posted on the Armorpoxy II. I am considering it or Performance Epoxy-Coat for my new hangar. PEC was quite a bit cheaper and had good online reviews but a friend used it and complained...
Forum: Midwest 12-22-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,572
Posted By Wingnut
Worthy cause! And +2 on the Todd Snyder...

Worthy cause! And +2 on the Todd Snyder reference!
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-10-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,810
Posted By Wingnut
Tom, my deepest condolences to you and your...

Tom, my deepest condolences to you and your family.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,180
Posted By Wingnut
Welcome Steve!

Love what you create with your videos. I look forward to seeing what you create with your 14!
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-06-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 24,197
Posted By Wingnut
Had to vote ?no?

but the third plane will be a bush plane. Bearhawk?
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-21-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,130
Posted By Wingnut
Congratulations!

Thanks for the motivation boost and leading the way. I hope to follow some time this year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,467
Posted By Wingnut
I haven?t yet tried it

But SuperFil was recommended to me by previous RV builders. They used it in their planes (now flying).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,768
Posted By Wingnut
That?s great news regarding Kris. I?m glad she is...

That?s great news regarding Kris. I?m glad she is on the mend. Thank you for the update and good luck on your next build.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,072
Posted By Wingnut
Congratulations!

And thank you for documenting your build. I?ve referenced your log many times as my build progresses. Best wishes for Phase I and beyond.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,275
Posted By Wingnut
Thanks for taking the time to speak with me today...

Thanks for taking the time to speak with me today about my RV-7 build. I look forward to having you down to Jacksonville next year for the inspection!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,474
Posted By Wingnut
I believe it

was Bruce Swayze that did an excellent job of describing how to mount fans in his tip up glare shield. Check his build log website for details. 09-30-15 entry.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-10-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,796
Posted By Wingnut
Not yet flying,

but I ran some of the same black conduit I used in the wings. Ran two sections, one in each side of the plane under the seats and baggage floors. My friend (whose plane is flying) , ran both sections...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,339
Posted By Wingnut
I am in the process of wiring my RV-7 using a...

I am in the process of wiring my RV-7 using a VP-X Pro and requested Chad review my Load Planning Worksheet (twice!). He responded immediately both times and I was off to pull wire. Great service!
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-05-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,916
Posted By Wingnut
I am at the same point. Originally, I started it...

I am at the same point. Originally, I started it back in June and thought I would have it done before Oshkosh. It's now January and I am still messing around with it. Every time I touch it, it seems...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,866
Posted By Wingnut
Yes,

I passed it on to another EAA chapter member building an RV-7.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-22-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 26,841
Posted By Wingnut
Not official but

when I spoke with Dynon at The Deland Sport Aviation Showcase earlier this month, it was mentioned that the VP-X support should be expected in a coming software update. I am certainly hoping so.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-04-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,368
Posted By Wingnut
Haller Airpark

EAA 1379 meets at 1000 hours the second Saturday of the month on the west side of the runway at "Haller NAS." You can't miss it. Midfield and will have a bunch of planes and/or cars depending upon...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-02-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,313
Posted By Wingnut
Nicely done!

My wife and I enjoyed your write up and photos. This was her first visit to Osh and we went by (land-based) RV. After seeing your photos, I think she is excited for me to finish the 7 so that we can...
Forum: Primers 06-08-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,610
Posted By Wingnut
NAPA 7220 is grey. Perhaps this is what the...

NAPA 7220 is grey. Perhaps this is what the previous builder meant.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 32,197
Posted By Wingnut
I really enjoyed last year and look forward to...

I really enjoyed last year and look forward to seeing everyone again. This year, Ginger will also attend (her first Oshkosh!).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 18,660
Posted By Wingnut
Previously mentioned by others, but two of ours...

Previously mentioned by others, but two of ours are named Cleco and Rivet. The third was adopted already named Bella, which I suppose I could fib and say it is a feminine version of bellcrank.
Forum: RV-10 04-03-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,722
Posted By Wingnut
I can't speak for the above guys, but many RV...

I can't speak for the above guys, but many RV folks hang out in the tent at Homebuilt Camping. There are tables and chairs and a view of the runway.
Forum: Florida (North) 03-21-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,617
Posted By Wingnut
Willam Wynn (flycorvair.com) is also based at...

Willam Wynn (flycorvair.com) is also based at Haller. Although the RV and Panther builders are the largest in number, there are some wood and fabric folks, also. Dan and Rachel Weseman, Paul Salter,...
Forum: Florida (North) 03-21-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,617
Posted By Wingnut
There are quite a few RVs at Haller, as well. My...

There are quite a few RVs at Haller, as well. My 7 is still under construction as are a number of others. Additionally, there are a number of completed 4's, 6's, 7's and I think a 9 or two. Many of...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-02-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,486
Posted By Wingnut
Outstanding class and outstanding food! I met a...

Outstanding class and outstanding food! I met a number of VAF folks there including one from whom I previously purchased clecos on VAF! I plan on taking the class again as a refresher when I'm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By Wingnut
Welcome to VAF, Fabrizio!

Welcome to VAF, Fabrizio!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,213
Posted By Wingnut
Curtis Pitts

Definitely need to include Curtis.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,162
Posted By Wingnut
Congratulations!

May the first flight be as uneventful as the inspection!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,409
Posted By Wingnut
I would call them

as if you wait for them to bill you, you may find a "penalty" attached for late payment. I do not have the phone number or the woman's name at hand or I would include it for you. Several months...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,785
Posted By Wingnut
Some of the porta-pots blew over but they were...

Some of the porta-pots blew over but they were quickly cleaned up. A few planes damaged. I talked to one individual who arrived a few minutes late last night and was told to leave his plane on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,785
Posted By Wingnut
I arrived yesterday and promptly got heat...

I arrived yesterday and promptly got heat exhaustion while helping one of the performers set up. I crashed in my tent and tried to recover a little before walking around the campground. I stopped and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 29,336
Posted By Wingnut
A last minute disaster derailed my plans for my...

A last minute disaster derailed my plans for my first Oshkosh last year-gonna try again this year. See you there!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-30-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,733
Posted By Wingnut
Awesome pictures. Thank you for sharing!

Awesome pictures. Thank you for sharing!
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-28-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,519
Posted By Wingnut
Congratulations, Sid!

Congratulations, Sid!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,840
Posted By Wingnut
Bill, thank you for taking the time to fly your...

Bill, thank you for taking the time to fly your RV-8 out. My wife and I spent a lot of time throughout the week looking it over and taking pictures. It is beautiful and we picked up a lot of ideas. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-25-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,640
Posted By Wingnut
Thank you for making the trip to Sun N Fun. We...

Thank you for making the trip to Sun N Fun. We enjoyed visiting with you all in the booth this week.
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-24-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 22,394
Posted By Wingnut
I purchased a copy at the Tosten booth at Sun N...

I purchased a copy at the Tosten booth at Sun N Fun. I showed it to a friend in the campground and he went over and purchased a copy. It is extremely easy to read/understand/follow. Thank you for...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-23-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,349
Posted By Wingnut
Congratulations Mike! She looks great!

Congratulations Mike! She looks great!
Forum: Florida (Central) 04-21-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By Wingnut
Vic flew down and inspected my friend's RV-7...

Vic flew down and inspected my friend's RV-7 earlier this year. His RV-10 makes it a hop, skip and a jump. If I ever get in gear and finish, I plan on requesting that Vic inspect my plane.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-19-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,477
Posted By Wingnut
Very nice!

Did you get your "passport" stamped for the Virginia Aviation Ambassador program while you were there?
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-17-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 22,394
Posted By Wingnut
Excellent!

I now know where my first stop/purchase will be Tuesday morning (already purchased the grips)!
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-15-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,208
Posted By Wingnut
Well done! Congratulations!

Well done! Congratulations!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,329
Posted By Wingnut
Very cool!

My wife and I were two of the first to complete the SC Aviation Ambassador Program. When we make it back to SC, we will be on the lookout for the medallion!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,232
Posted By Wingnut
At that rate

it shouldn't take you long to come back and see us in Jax! Make a pass or two at the airpark and give Grumpy something to complain about! You can visit Joe's RV 7. He should be making his first...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-20-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,680
Posted By Wingnut
Very nice! We just attended graduation at MCRD...

Very nice! We just attended graduation at MCRD Parris Island yesterday. No flying (weather in the area was atrocious before and after graduation, but was worth the drive to see that young man...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,728
Posted By Wingnut
I'm just up the road from you in Jax. I haven't...

I'm just up the road from you in Jax. I haven't experienced the same issue. You may have already tried this, but here's how I did it. I diluted the paint with distilled water and poured it through a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-20-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,122
Posted By Wingnut
Welcome to VAF!

Welcome to VAF!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 36,601
Posted By Wingnut
This will be my first Oshkosh and I will attend....

This will be my first Oshkosh and I will attend. I look forward to meeting everyone!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wingnut
EAA 1379

meets at 7FL4 in Green Cove Springs on the 2nd Saturday of every month @1000. This Saturday we are having pancakes at 0900 before the meeting. Lots of RVs built and under construction along with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By Wingnut
Wish I had known

that you were in Jax. I would have crashed the party and possibly brought Joe Tierney with me. I was on that side of the river picking up Joe's fuselage cart. I hope to order the hoses for my 7 from...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-01-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,351
Posted By Wingnut
I think so

I wasn't paying a whole lot of attention to it, but I believe Brad had one on display. I think I might have heard him tell someone a date of "by the end of the year." I'm not positive, and it didn't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,886
Posted By Wingnut
Feels much

like 2011 at the moment. It looks like it should get it all out of its system and be beautiful the rest of the week. Here's hoping...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,886
Posted By Wingnut
Ginger and I will be driving down with the camper...

Ginger and I will be driving down with the camper this weekend and staying the entire week. Need the room for some new purchases! ::D
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