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Forum: California 12-26-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By mike3715
Partner at KSNA?

I've owned an RV7 since 2017, hangared at KSNA. Before COVID, it was used several times a week for daily commuting. While we still fly every month, I think some more RV grins are in order, and thus...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-20-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,062
Posted By mike3715
Searching for replacement intake pipe ring seals for IO-360 EXP

After doing some cylinder work on an IO-360 EXP on my RV-7 (which started life as an IO-360 A1A, I believe), I'm in the market for new intake pipe ring seals.

The original seals have these...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-04-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,500
Posted By mike3715
Thanks! Is there a straightforward way to put on...

Thanks!

Is there a straightforward way to put on a new firesleeve without removing the cable?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-04-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,500
Posted By mike3715
Melted Firesleeve near Exhaust

I recently had to remove the exhaust from my RV-7 to pull cyllinders, and noticed some melted firesleeve around one of the control cables:

Photos (https://photos.app.goo.gl/DMahX54wWoKCvBuo6)

I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,290
Posted By mike3715
Yup...that's why I'm working to reschedule the...

Yup...that's why I'm working to reschedule the test :). No IFR till then.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,290
Posted By mike3715
Operating limitation...thanks!

Operating limitation...thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,290
Posted By mike3715
Big picture: use a bp cuff to gently add...

Big picture: use a bp cuff to gently add pressure. For static: you probably want to disconnect and seal off your airspeed indicator first to prevent potential damage from reverse pressure. Mine was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,290
Posted By mike3715
Aircraft IFR paperwork

I'm an owner of an RV7 that is equipped to meet all FAR IFR requirements, and has passed IFR checks every 2 years since the build was complete according to it's maintenance book.

However, after...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-10-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,576
Posted By mike3715
Good to know leaving light off a bit longer can...

Good to know leaving light off a bit longer can fix the problem. And my apologies to the builder for implying blame!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-09-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,576
Posted By mike3715
Thanks for the info! Agreed on the number of...

Thanks for the info!

Agreed on the number of screws....I try to look on the upside and say the builder/previous owner left me a bunch of spares on the wingtip :)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-09-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,576
Posted By mike3715
Melting Wingtip Lens...time for LEDs?

My RV7 appears to have a "standard" lighting install, and the builder may have place the strobes a tad close to the lens, resulting in some melting.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/3541muaQipAKrM9H2

I'm...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-13-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,963
Posted By mike3715
Awesome, thanks! I'm sadly not much of a...

Awesome, thanks!

I'm sadly not much of a builder...any recommendations on what specific resin and such to buy?

Mike
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-13-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,963
Posted By mike3715
Slider canopy bow crack

Just landed at work and found the following long, thin crack in the exterior canopy bow of my slider RV7. The plexiglass doesn't seen effected. Any thoughts on repair ...
Forum: California 08-14-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By mike3715
Got it, thanks!

Got it, thanks!
Forum: California 08-13-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By mike3715
Mechanic Recommendations for RV7 New Owner in SoCal

Looking for recommendations for mechanic(s) in the Los Angeles area. Bought an RV-7 in NH and have thoroughly enjoyed it thus far, but could use some help practicing basic maintenance and soon doing...
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