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Forum: Fiberglass 05-05-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,511
Posted By 6ato14a
Multiple parts

Some years ago Mark Gilmore had his MA-5 at Blakesburg Antique flyin. I was talking to his wife while he was showing off his Marquart. She claimed the neighbor took Mark’s throw away parts and flew...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-29-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By 6ato14a
Sioux drill

What is the rpm of the drill.
Please call me at 303-772-2202
Thanks
Dave
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-17-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,789
Posted By 6ato14a
Print files

Will this work on my rv6a?
Is there any chance you have a dwg file for this part and if so can I buy that from you?
Thanks
Dave Shenk
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,077
Posted By 6ato14a
Champ

I was a partner in a Champ and found it a great little plane. One thing I really liked was it has a stick which I find much nicer than a yoke. Whole different airplane than my 6a but easy to go...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2022, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,273
Posted By 6ato14a
I think we need a pool

Maybe a buck a piece with half going to Doug Rreves.

Now that Vlad is about to check in I’m going for 1745. Who else wants in the vansairforce pool for total airports Vlad has. I’m counting all...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,790
Posted By 6ato14a
Support for van’s

These are definitely tough times. We need to support Van’s for sure. We need them. What I want to know is how many of the people commenting on this thread have contributed to Delta Romeo? With...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-17-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By 6ato14a
Well worth it

My tires seem to never need air between and just a touch of air during condition inspection
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-12-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,793
Posted By 6ato14a
Please call me

I’m at 303-772-2202.
Thanks
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-09-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,726
Posted By 6ato14a
Dirty secret

Is your “dirty little secret “ so dirty that you never got a second rv ride?
Forum: Reviews 12-06-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,202
Posted By 6ato14a
I have to disagree!

The easy exit bar is a wonderful thing but not the best $100 ever spent. I did the first (I think) almost rv14 seat mod on a tip up canopy and Alan gave me a deal on it (his cost he said but I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-06-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,775
Posted By 6ato14a
Canopy latch

Tom paul,
I had several of these made thinking I could sell them but not many folks were interested. I still have a few if you are interested please call me. 303-772-2202
Thanks Dave
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-01-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By 6ato14a
Pm sent

I am going to send you a pm.
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-22-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,186
Posted By 6ato14a
Slipping a cessna 170

Someone referenced Cessna 1xx. With an instructor on final with full flaps and high I initiated a slip. Instructor yelled and he never did that. We went to altitude and he said now do that. Set...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-20-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By 6ato14a
Call me

Please give me a call.
Dave 303-772-2202
Forum: RV-10 09-28-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,688
Posted By 6ato14a
Pull it in

How about pulling the plane into the hangar and pushing it out?
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-25-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By 6ato14a
Rh latch

I will be sending you a pm.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,760
Posted By 6ato14a
What brand of sips panels? What insulation is in...

What brand of sips panels? What insulation is in the panels? Where did they come from? Did you have trouble finding a contractor to put it together?
Forum: Oregon 09-19-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,702
Posted By 6ato14a
Waaam

+1 for WAAAM. a friend and I hit 8 airplane museum on a nortwest trip and WAAAM was the best of the bunch.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-15-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,805
Posted By 6ato14a
Flare size

What are you looking at to tell the flare is undersiza?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-14-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,521
Posted By 6ato14a
Earll’s plumbing

Check out Earl’s plumbing part number 923104erl or 923016erl. They are expensive but have a swivel on the pipe thread. Might work.
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-13-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 237,268
Posted By 6ato14a
Big tires

Charlie
How did you put the big tires on? What did youdo to the nosewheel? I would love to call you about that whole process and how you like it. You cam pm me or call me at 303-772-2202 or email...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-09-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,030
Posted By 6ato14a
Liquid piston

I meant to say google “liquid piston.” Similar to a Wankel but very interesting twist that you really need to look at to picture what they are doing. The one they have in a go cart is air cooled...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-09-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,030
Posted By 6ato14a
Engine dreams

OK so I’m dreaming but I want a “liquid piston.” I know that won’t be available till long after I’m dead. Look it up. I fear it is like most of the other dream engines of the past but we can all...
Forum: Midwest 09-07-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By 6ato14a
Longmont

I recommend KLMO but I am biased as I base there. Metro is towered and has lots of taxi time to get anywhere. Call if you want more info.

303-772-2202
Dave
Forum: RV-14 09-04-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,322
Posted By 6ato14a
Picture would be great

I don’t have the bogart bar but would consider getting one if it was easy to
Lock all three controls.

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,898
Posted By 6ato14a
I think you can

I built a fence with a pneumatic nail gun with 16d nails. I had my 2000 watt Honda generator and a small Craftsman compressor in the bucket of my tractor and it did just fine. I’m guessing it would...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-22-2021, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,742
Posted By 6ato14a
Photo

Kind of sad but in today’s world my wife’s comment was “is it real?” I hope it was a real photo.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By 6ato14a
Tape

I have a white tape that seems to have really sticky stuff. I have never tried it on my rv. I’m kind of afraid of taking off the paint. I can send you some if you will make a donation to VAF. Call...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-02-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,548
Posted By 6ato14a
WAAAM

Went to 8 museums on a 12 day trip a few years ago. WAAAM was the best of the bunch.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By 6ato14a
U42

Try. 801-561-0420
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-16-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,561
Posted By 6ato14a
Jay

Pm sent once.
Forum: Aircraft Camping 07-13-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,378
Posted By 6ato14a
Granite Falls

Granite Falls is closer to your line of flight but will require extra time . Friends stopped there for fuel and discovered the museum. Fagen Fighters WWII museum. Look them up. It looks...
Forum: Oregon 06-22-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,107
Posted By 6ato14a
Museum

Find time to visit WAAAM In Hood River. Fantastic antique aircraft and automobile museum and lots of other stuff too. Best of 8 museums a friend and I visited on a ten day trip to pick up a kit in...
Forum: Midwest 06-14-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,286
Posted By 6ato14a
SD attractions

Jewell cave was very good and if you like theater The Blackhills Playhouse in Custer State Park was great. Been a while since I was there so report back here if you go.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-04-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,613
Posted By 6ato14a
Return to wa

Pm sent for your return trip.
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-04-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,775
Posted By 6ato14a
Maybe the photos

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Forum: RV-7/7A 06-04-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,775
Posted By 6ato14a
What I did

I made some of these and folks seem to like them. As previously mentioned you can’t hang your arm out but the canopy allows ventilation but can’t blow open from tailwind or bad helicopter or jet...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,633
Posted By 6ato14a
Poplar grove

Great airport and it seemed like several motels in town.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-18-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By 6ato14a
Broken screw extractor

I have a screw broken off in a nut plate. Small part of screw sticking through back of nut plate. What tool can I use to grab the screw threads and continue screwing the broken part the rest of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,102
Posted By 6ato14a
Get some rides

I bought a 6a unintentionally. Long story. Expected to sell it. Flew it a few hours and couldn’t part with it. Sat in both 14 and 14a (check my name above) and bought a partially built kit. ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-12-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,482
Posted By 6ato14a
Canopy latch

Here is the latch I made for my 6a. It allows the canopy to be open for taxi but to not open all the way from a wind or prop blast. Having trouble with attaching the photo but if you email me at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,893
Posted By 6ato14a
Some father daughter friends built an rv7a. ...

Some father daughter friends built an rv7a. While building a friend of Connie’s said “I would never fly an airplane I built” to which Connie replied “ I wouldn’t fly an airplane you built either!”
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,273
Posted By 6ato14a
Boulder 14

I’m in longmont and would like to talk to the 14 guy in Boulder too. My number is 303-772-2202. Thanks.
Forum: RV-14 08-01-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,949
Posted By 6ato14a
14a conversion to tailwheel

Has anyone converted a 14 a to a conventional gear after the empennage was completed?

How hard was it?

How much in parts cost?

Thanks
Forum: COMM 07-28-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,289
Posted By 6ato14a
Pm sent

Thanks for considering
Forum: RV-14 07-23-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,372
Posted By 6ato14a
Pm sent

Marc, I sent you a pm. Good luck looking at the 14.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,886
Posted By 6ato14a
A bunch of pictures and video of your friends...

A bunch of pictures and video of your friends dent pulling sure would be fun to see. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By 6ato14a
Weight for testing

How do you test for weight less than the test pilot? Can you get out of cg by having a 90 pound or less pilot?
Forum: RV-14 04-27-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,015
Posted By 6ato14a
14a kit

I have a 14a kit I would part with. Wings, fuselage, empenage and finish kit. Fuselage and empenage are together. Wings are beyond quickbuld. Please call me at 303-772-2202 if interested. It is...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-13-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,040
Posted By 6ato14a
6a for sale

Call troy at 303-709-7145
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,612
Posted By 6ato14a
Tug attachment

Loved the tug pushing the Citabria
How does it attach to the tailwheel?
Would it work on rv-a model?
Any more pictures?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,769
Posted By 6ato14a
Hangar development

Around here it doesn't make economic sense to build a hangar. Our local bureaucrats have made the process so onerous that it takes a year to get a permit. Once it is built you can rent it for about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By 6ato14a
Static line

Gregski777,

I have access to a urethane 1/4 od line that i have used for pitot and static on a non rv plane. The id is smaller than polyethlene but should still work on the rivet static line. If...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,070
Posted By 6ato14a
Slip with flaps

I know of a cessna 170 that you don?t want to slip with full flaps. A small slip will spin the plane immediately. Luckily i had a good instructor when I was high on final and started a slip and he...
Forum: RV-14 11-17-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,389
Posted By 6ato14a
Almost rv14 seat mod

I really like the easy exit mod but I only use it for a few seconds while getting in or out but the almost rv14 seat mod is absolutely wonderful for hours on end.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,745
Posted By 6ato14a
Colorado rvs

Lots of rvs in Colorado. I?m in longmont with an rv6a. If you are close I can show it to you. Rv people are pretty friendly so find one and pick their brain. KLMO probably has twenty of various...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 23,611
Posted By 6ato14a
Comments please

I?ve never tried this but i will someday until then i think i like the idea. When asked for lowest acceptable offer I say to the buyer ? tell you what, I?ll write my lowest acceptable selling price...
Forum: Midwest 09-12-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By 6ato14a
Leftovers

Please call me. I?m in Longmont. 303-772-2202
Forum: California 09-02-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,037
Posted By 6ato14a
Rv9 mods

I have a 6a with the almost 14 seat mod and still find it very cozy with two people in it. What other mods can be done to make it bigger or at least make it feel bigger. The 14 seat mod made a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-26-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,104
Posted By 6ato14a
Hangar

That is one cool hangar. What was it built to house and how many of them?
Forum: RV-14 08-25-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,858
Posted By 6ato14a
New Liberty airport

Where is the closest airport to you?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 835
Posted By 6ato14a
Ifly gps

Has anyone subscribed to the ?streets? option on the adventure pilot I fly gps?
How about a user report?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-26-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 74,696
Posted By 6ato14a
Waaam

Considering where you are today you should go to Hood River to the
WAAAM museum. A friend and I hit eight museums while picking up a kit. WAAAM was by far the best.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,433
Posted By 6ato14a
Placard

There is a hairy chested Howard based machine known as ?Mr Dickinson? with a1340 engine and is some bigger than a standard Howard. Somewhat similar to ?Mr Mulligan.? His placard probably wouldn?t...
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