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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,647
Posted By ALagonia
Someone earlier in this thread said they were...

Someone earlier in this thread said they were able to buy the part from ACS after describing what was needed. The part being the small plastic sleeve that fits over the throttle push rod.
My fix was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,647
Posted By ALagonia
Thank you. Went to the hangar and fixed my...

Thank you. Went to the hangar and fixed my friction lock by cleaning the threads. Smooth.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 05:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,647
Posted By ALagonia
How did you remove the friction lock without...

How did you remove the friction lock without removing or replacing the whole throttle cable?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,647
Posted By ALagonia
After landing on Thursday the friction lock knob...

After landing on Thursday the friction lock knob on my throttle cable became extremely hard to turn. Any ideas how to fix?
Forum: Southeast 10-13-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By ALagonia
Hangar space at KOLV for a few days?

Heading to Memphis tomorrow for my grand daughters wedding. Any hangar space available at OLV for an RV9 until Sunday? I know itís a long shot but thought Iíd put it out there.
Forum: GPS 10-06-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 874
Posted By ALagonia
The mini is too small for my eyes and I have...

The mini is too small for my eyes and I have 20/20 vision. Iíve been using a 10.5Ē Pro for the last three years. Recently purchased the latest 9th generation 10.2Ē
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,911
Posted By ALagonia
How many gallons do you hold? What ER tanks do...

How many gallons do you hold? What ER tanks do you have?
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 09-17-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,467
Posted By ALagonia
A must have for sure. I bought a flying 9 and...

A must have for sure.
I bought a flying 9 and found it very difficult to load bags.
I am also a Pilots and Paws volunteer and getting animals in the baggage area without the Supertracks is a real...
Forum: ADS-B 09-14-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By ALagonia
Issues rebooting Sirius XM

Anybody else having any problems with a Sirius XM reboot? Tried twice yesterday and no go. Going to the airport today to try again. Never had a problem rebooting their service in the past.
Forum: Southeast 09-05-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By ALagonia
I am based at 1A3. There are three other flying...

I am based at 1A3. There are three other flying RVís at our field.
9. Me
9A
8A
12
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By ALagonia
A friend, an 9A builder, and I flew over to KGMU,...

A friend, an 9A builder, and I flew over to KGMU, Greenville, SC, for lunch at the Runway Cafe in my 9. An easy 46 minute flight. Shared a table with two other pilots. IFR there and back. Thought we...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-29-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By ALagonia
Thank you. Great starting point for info

Thank you. Great starting point for info
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-29-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By ALagonia
When is the best time of the year to visit? ...

When is the best time of the year to visit? Weíre in North Georgia and always looking for places to fly to.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-29-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By ALagonia
Crystal River, FL

Weíre thinking of flying our 9 down to Crystal River, FL for a few days in the next few weeks, me, wife and 10 lb poodle. Never been before so any tips and recommendations would be greatly...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-16-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,034
Posted By ALagonia
I have a slider 9 with the Super Tracks and the...

I have a slider 9 with the Super Tracks and the large/wide Kroger shade. We didnít have to make any modifications to the Kroger shade when installing the Super Tracks. The Kroger shade was installed...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-14-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,352
Posted By ALagonia
This is one of the reasons I love my AFS EFIS...

This is one of the reasons I love my AFS EFIS system. I weigh stuff and then input that weight in the correct station on my EFIS. I watch my CG move around. No reason to take off or land out of CG.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,417
Posted By ALagonia
I always tip. Hey work hard and donít get paid...

I always tip. Hey work hard and donít get paid top dollar. And if you frequent the same location often that tip will go a long way
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 17,630
Posted By ALagonia
Sent mine in via email. In less than 30 minutes...

Sent mine in via email. In less than 30 minutes received the signed document.
Do we carry in the airplane? I have a signed copy saved to my ipad that I always fly with.
Forum: Reviews 08-05-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,327
Posted By ALagonia
We love our Kroger wide shade in our 9 slider.

We love our Kroger wide shade in our 9 slider.
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-04-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By ALagonia
I agree with SCARD above. Fly the 9 for awhile...

I agree with SCARD above. Fly the 9 for awhile before committing to the conversion. I have a 9. My first tailwheel aircraft and am not only happy with it but am glad I settled on a TW airplane. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,539
Posted By ALagonia
Or buy a few 5 gallon buckets, fill with concrete...

Or buy a few 5 gallon buckets, fill with concrete and embed an Eye bolt in each. Did that and carried two in my race car trailer to hold down our canopy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,142
Posted By ALagonia
Thank you for sharing that link. However, I do...

Thank you for sharing that link. However, I do not interpret the article as you do. Nor can I find that ďcopy and pasteĒ you mention or the other quotations you site immediately above.
I guess Iíll...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,142
Posted By ALagonia
If I understand this LODA issue correctly I can...

If I understand this LODA issue correctly I can receive my BFR and IPC in my aircraft, an RV9, without a LODA so long as no compensation is being offered to the CFI.
Is this the consensus?
Forum: Reviews 07-08-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By ALagonia
Now if heíd only figure out a way to make one for...

Now if heíd only figure out a way to make one for my 9.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Posted By ALagonia
Which one of those products or did he use all...

Which one of those products or did he use all three? Beautiful plane and his detailing is impressive.
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-29-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,810
Posted By ALagonia
I added them to my flying 9. Took a little longer...

I added them to my flying 9. Took a little longer than Blake said it would. But we got it about as perfect as it could be. Canopy slides smoothly. Excellent and highly recommended mod.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,375
Posted By ALagonia
I really hate to hear what some of you have had...

I really hate to hear what some of you have had to deal with. Thank you for sharing because I was seriously thinking of pulling the plug and having them install those tanks on my 9.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-09-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,285
Posted By ALagonia
I bought two vinyl straps with snaps from...

I bought two vinyl straps with snaps from Aircraft Interiors and mounted them on the side panels by our knees for headsets. I don’t much like knee boards that strap around your leg so I purchased a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-23-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,792
Posted By ALagonia
Where did the sharks teeth decal on your 8 come...

Where did the sharks teeth decal on your 8 come from? I want to put one on my 9.
Thanks
Forum: Reviews 05-12-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,745
Posted By ALagonia
Wish Alan would come up with something like that...

Wish Alan would come up with something like that for taildraggers.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-25-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,696
Posted By ALagonia
This complete set up is exactly what I use to...

This complete set up is exactly what I use to Jack my 9.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-25-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,696
Posted By ALagonia
I bought this to Jack my 9 with a Jack stand I...

I bought this to Jack my 9 with a Jack stand I fabricated but did not like how close the Jack head got to the wing skin. Remember as the wing goes up the angle increases. So I bought a carriage bolt...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,278
Posted By ALagonia
I have the larger ipad and have it mounted with...

I have the larger ipad and have it mounted with one of those Ram ball mounts in my 9 below the windscreen on the horizontal member on the pax side.
I have never had an overheating issue while...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 935
Posted By ALagonia
I have a Catto three blade on my 9 with am O-360...

I have a Catto three blade on my 9 with am O-360 engine and I love it. I would recommend you get the NLE. Mine doesnít have them and I learned to reduce RPM in rain the hard way. I have a few small...
Forum: Southeast 03-14-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By ALagonia
We base in SE TN. So just a short 1:30 flight....

We base in SE TN. So just a short 1:30 flight. Been before and enjoy the good food.
Forum: Southeast 03-13-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By ALagonia
Hello Dennis, How do I find the RV Hotel site?

Hello Dennis,
How do I find the RV Hotel site?
Forum: Southeast 03-13-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By ALagonia
Thank you folks. That gives us info to start with.

Thank you folks. That gives us info to start with.
Forum: Southeast 03-12-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By ALagonia
Savannah, GA recommendations

Thinking of flying to Savannah next weekend. Looking for local recommendations for:

FBO
Hangar space for one or two nights
Local eateries, not the touristy type. Looking for good local Savannah...
Forum: COMM 02-28-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By ALagonia
Arrow I definitely prefer the XM weather over than...

I definitely prefer the XM weather over than ADS-B for a clearer picture of weather. I get my XM over my GDL52R. Had the music for my wife but sheíd rather nap quietly. She doesnít even want to hear...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By ALagonia
I do PnP in my 9. I limit the weight to 50 lbs to...

I do PnP in my 9. I limit the weight to 50 lbs to make it easier on myself getting the dog in and out. I even did the Super Tracks mod to help. I limit myself to one adult dog at a time for safety...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,682
Posted By ALagonia
Iíve been using Aviation Pro Weather for years. ...

Iíve been using Aviation Pro Weather for years. Great app. Was even able to get weather in Central America when we were flying charter down there.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-24-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By ALagonia
I fly my 9 mostly for cross country flights. The...

I fly my 9 mostly for cross country flights. The only time I have had my ipad shut down due to heat has been when Iíve left it in the cockpit while we went to lunch or left the airplane for a bit...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-02-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,023
Posted By ALagonia
Weather. Needed an approach.

Weather. Needed an approach.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-02-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,023
Posted By ALagonia
Years ago we flew to Steamboat in our B55 Baron....

Years ago we flew to Steamboat in our B55 Baron. We chose to land at KHDN, Yampa Valley, rather than the closer downtown airport. Turned out to be a wise choice.
Forum: GPS 01-28-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By ALagonia
All I ever get is direct or parallel. I have yet...

All I ever get is direct or parallel. I have yet to get a tear drop entry even though a teardrop entry would be the most efficient and the entry I would use if hand flying. And I have tried...
Forum: GPS 01-28-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By ALagonia
GPS175 and the hold entry

It seems that no matter how I approach the IAF the GPS175 will not prompt a tear drop entry to the hold.
Is this a matter of software programming?
I have sent emails to the Garmin experts and the...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-27-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,059
Posted By ALagonia
I’ve participated in PetsnPaws. Put in the...

I’ve participated in PetsnPaws. Put in the SuperTrax mod to make it easier to get dogs in the baggage area. I haven’t done anything with MuttMuffs during transports and the dogs have all done well....
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-24-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By ALagonia
I realize that the thickness required will depend...

I realize that the thickness required will depend on the fit of the canopy but which one solved your issue? 1/8Ē or 1/4Ē
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-24-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By ALagonia
Much appreciated

Much appreciated
Forum: Autopilots 01-24-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,283
Posted By ALagonia
Hello Andrew, Quick question. I have the Vizion...

Hello Andrew,
Quick question. I have the Vizion 385 and an SL30 Nav/Com in my 9. I have the AFS 4500 with their ARINC module. Can I shoot a coupled ILS with that setup? I havenít tried because I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-24-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By ALagonia
Do,you,happen to remember the PN for the...

Do,you,happen to remember the PN for the product(s) you purchased from McMaster?
Thanks
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-24-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By ALagonia
Would it be possible for you to send a photo of...

Would it be possible for you to send a photo of what youíre describing when you have a chance. My email is lagoniaa at g mail dot com.
Thanks
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-23-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By ALagonia
Canopy air leak

I have a 9 with a slider canopy. We have an air leak coming from the rear of the canopy. Nice to have during the warm months of summer but during the winter my wife flies with a scarf to keep the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,324
Posted By ALagonia
I have a GPS 175 and an SL30. I only use the Nav...

I have a GPS 175 and an SL30. I only use the Nav function when departing a busy area and departure tells to intercept a certain radial and then on course. Havenít flown but one ILS, a practice...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 26,944
Posted By ALagonia
When I got my 9, I did not build it, it had a...

When I got my 9, I did not build it, it had a very complete VFR panel with a dual AFS 4500 EFIS system. But Iíve used airplanes for cross country travel so knew I needed an IFR panel. With the help...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,070
Posted By ALagonia
I fly IMC whenever necessary without any concern....

I fly IMC whenever necessary without any concern. In rain I do reduce RPM since I do not have a NLE on my Catto prop.
I believe the comment about not flying in IMC has more to do with that pilot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,409
Posted By ALagonia
On Friday we flew our 9 from home base 1A3 in SE...

On Friday we flew our 9 from home base 1A3 in SE TN to Memphis to visit our girls, grand kids and great grand daughter. A hellacious head wind slowed us down considerably. But smooth air at 6,000...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-13-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,988
Posted By ALagonia
I use those from ACS and never spill a drop.

I use those from ACS and never spill a drop.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-09-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,011
Posted By ALagonia
Thatís what I use.

Thatís what I use.
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-23-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,961
Posted By ALagonia
After 43 years of Owning and flying everything...

After 43 years of Owning and flying everything from Bonanza, Baron, C-421, King Airs, MU-2, Lear, L-39, I could,go,on (a total of 34 owned) including a 10 year stint owning and operating a Charter...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,944
Views: 602,494
Posted By ALagonia
A check will be placed in the mail to you today...

A check will be placed in the mail to you today for a long one.
The long one obviously does bot reach all the way to the wind screen.
Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,944
Views: 602,494
Posted By ALagonia
I see on your order form there are two sizes,...

I see on your order form there are two sizes, long and short. What is the length of each please?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,944
Views: 602,494
Posted By ALagonia
How does it fit over the support? Is it a two...

How does it fit over the support? Is it a two piece item?
Iíve been looking for something to cover the seam in my glare shield covering.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,422
Posted By ALagonia
Rudder pedals can be moved to accommodate you. I...

Rudder pedals can be moved to accommodate you. I had to have mine adjusted for me. I have a 9.
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