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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,054
Posted By Danny7
can this be of help to...

can this be of help to you?

https://www.sparkfun.com/products/13186
Forum: Safety 05-11-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,365
Posted By Danny7
people are making the software themselves, there...

people are making the software themselves, there is no realistic way to enforce a software limit.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,940
Posted By Danny7
Congratulations Greg! My second son was born...

Congratulations Greg! My second son was born two days ago. I'll see if I can get a photo in when I get a chance. haven't done work on a plane for a couple years, but maybe if I keep reading...
Forum: APRS Tracking 12-21-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 66,637
Posted By Danny7
Hi Glen, I have mac computers, can I do the...

Hi Glen,

I have mac computers, can I do the igate with the apple?

there is a little car symbol in my town, and it repeats up to an igate off of grizzly. Would there be any benefit to me doing an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,000
Posted By Danny7
It is an airport in a wooded location with large...

It is an airport in a wooded location with large plots of land on one side.






sorry, I do not know where it is located, which is what I guess you are after...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 16,407
Posted By Danny7
What damage has been done to parts above the...

What damage has been done to parts above the landing gear? How do you plan to check that out? I mean, in all seriousness, who cares about the wheel pants or transition fairings? What other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,954
Posted By Danny7
Why would Vans need to change the wording in the...

Why would Vans need to change the wording in the manual? As far as we know (and most likely in reality), this is the only instance of this happening. I think it is great the OP has shared his...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,708
Posted By Danny7
That sounds like a great Idea Charlie. I just...

That sounds like a great Idea Charlie. I just placed an order at mcmaster for work supplies, I will have to wait for the next order. Thank you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,708
Posted By Danny7
My nozzle for that type of can has a very leaky...

My nozzle for that type of can has a very leaky gasket. Do you know where to buy a new gasket?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,506
Posted By Danny7
I like how Doug has it set up. I do not like...

I like how Doug has it set up. I do not like that people want to change the system, rather than think up innovative ways to make VAF more profitable to the owner. hold some fund raisers or...
Forum: Oregon 06-07-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,321
Posted By Danny7
shush! its great weather :) although this...

shush! its great weather :)

although this week has been feeling like a march spring...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,417
Posted By Danny7
I know you are into blogging and reporting (yes I...

I know you are into blogging and reporting (yes I know you are a reporter for a living...) but wouldn't the time you've spent following this thread almost equaled 3 or more of the 6 min ground runs...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,055
Posted By Danny7
Welcome to VAF Mr. Master! :)

Welcome to VAF Mr. Master!

:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,231
Posted By Danny7
good point Mike on the batteries. one other...

good point Mike on the batteries. one other big point I forgot was the canon has a screen on the back that shows what you are taking the photo of, some of them you still look through the view...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,231
Posted By Danny7
I have an older model, but the power shot 710...

I have an older model, but the power shot 710 takes excellent pictures. The newer model is the 720, but they are both discontinued. review here (http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/canona720is). ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,492
Posted By Danny7
I think bruce is right, and you can read about...

I think bruce is right, and you can read about filiform corrosion to understand why- it usually has the look of a worm track, and if it hasn't progressed much (yours doesn't look bad at all, that i...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,589
Posted By Danny7
Transport Canada said the plane was over the...

Transport Canada said the plane was over the weight limit for aerobatics, and said it was either flutter OR overstress:

"The aircraft encountered either flutter or overstress of some rudder...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,249
Posted By Danny7
I have to shorten screws pretty often at work, I...

I have to shorten screws pretty often at work, I grind them to length and then hit the end on the cut and polish wheel, it cleans and removes any damaged sections of thread. The "screw the nut on,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,604
Posted By Danny7
It is a more than a little odd that every other...

It is a more than a little odd that every other headset company claims around the 30s for decibel reduction, while clarity aloft claims "noise reduction (35-45dB)"

45 bB?!

I think somewhere in...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-26-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,574
Posted By Danny7
not fair captain John! how about some of the...

not fair captain John! how about some of the details of the test cell results? is it set up for fuel flow? did it make much difference in hp??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 22,269
Posted By Danny7
looks like #3

looks like #3
Forum: RV-1 02-24-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,531
Posted By Danny7
nah bob, if dr can up that ante I expect...

nah bob, if dr can up that ante I expect donations to the site will fall off a cliff.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,082
Posted By Danny7
and then after everything settled down people...

and then after everything settled down people would slowly be owning their own homes, airplanes, etc and paying more money to themselves than to their credit card companies.

But back to the RV...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,823
Posted By Danny7
which was really far away from ever being put...

which was really far away from ever being put into a flying airplane...

Are there some better examples out there of Flying assembly/ construction problems?



there is such a thing as an average...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,914
Posted By Danny7
couple things Scott- you are right across the...

couple things Scott- you are right across the river so you should be able to buy what you need from vans in person, save on the shipping and expensive sales tax ;)

Also maybe you end up with an...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-19-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,446
Posted By Danny7
all of the desert dry lake beds are no longer dry...

all of the desert dry lake beds are no longer dry this time of year, nor will they dry for the next several weeks. :)
Forum: Primers 01-18-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,165
Posted By Danny7
If you keep your plane in Las Vegas area, you...

If you keep your plane in Las Vegas area, you probably don't need ANY fogging!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,245
Posted By Danny7
usually people make a sharp edge on a putty...

usually people make a sharp edge on a putty knife and slide that under the proseal. I don't know exactly what part of the tank you are having problems but if you can get that in there that would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,642
Posted By Danny7
where do you get your numbers for "abandoned"...

where do you get your numbers for "abandoned" kits, and how do you take into account kits that have that happen numerous times?
Forum: Rocket 01-16-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,014
Posted By Danny7
I am not sure this is true, the fixed gear...

I am not sure this is true, the fixed gear lancairs are not much slower than the retracts.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,642
Posted By Danny7
nothing wrong with being honest, but maybe a...

nothing wrong with being honest, but maybe a better phrase would have been "truthful, even about things they do not really know". They might be as honest as they think they can be, but are being...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,642
Posted By Danny7
to be a valid assessment people would have to be...

to be a valid assessment people would have to be honest, and know important things that they might not know. have you heard of the saying "you don't know what you don't know"?

some people are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,642
Posted By Danny7
I would take that bet... I think Vans has...

I would take that bet...



I think Vans has shown some numbers, and they should since they do show completions are much higher than the "industry" average.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,557
Posted By Danny7
might be a little easier to have them hanging,...

might be a little easier to have them hanging, but more importantly is to go and build your plane, not talk about priming :D

seriously, do a good job priming the bare al, do whatever you think...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,831
Posted By Danny7
just a fyi since Bob K hasn't spoken up yet, I...

just a fyi since Bob K hasn't spoken up yet, I believe Brad Hill is Bob's partner/ owner of the demo aircraft. That is the only reason it isn't in Bob's name.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,831
Posted By Danny7
why would it be an "RV"? Bob Kuykendall (I...

why would it be an "RV"? Bob Kuykendall (I apologize if i have misspelled your name) has said it was his intent to design a glider that would be affordable and able to be built at home.


"The...
Forum: Safety 12-27-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,740
Posted By Danny7
the petzl tikka comes in a variety of options...

the petzl tikka comes in a variety of options (red cover for night vision, etc) and is better made than some of the other headlamps.

you could use hi quality energizer or duracell batteries, but one...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,643
Posted By Danny7
amazon has already ended so many physical stores...

amazon has already ended so many physical stores that didn't adapt.. (http://michaelhyatt.com/9-astonishing-facts-about-amazon-2.html)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,695
Posted By Danny7
mehrdad try these guys, they should have some...

mehrdad try these guys, they should have some stainless cable you could use.

http://www.acmerigging.com/

it is used a lot for railing restraint, called decorative but there shouldn't be a problem...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,437
Posted By Danny7
its not his plane but he flies it and does...

its not his plane but he flies it and does maintenance, etc.

I have never signed a waiver as far as I remember, and I have bought kits and parts from vans for years. I dunno if i just got lucky...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 12-11-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,556
Posted By Danny7
nice looking pups! good job all of you that...

nice looking pups! good job all of you that helped on this flight
Forum: Flight Testing 12-11-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 49,880
Posted By Danny7
wow Paul, glad to hear everything is ok. ...

wow Paul, glad to hear everything is ok. Nerve wracking to hear even on the internet
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,166
Posted By Danny7
glad to see you back posting Rick, I hope this...

glad to see you back posting Rick, I hope this means you are recovering well. I wish you the best this Christmas season.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,434
Posted By Danny7
Van's has kept their price increases to about 3%...

Van's has kept their price increases to about 3% over the last significant period of time.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,455
Posted By Danny7
chuck up a deburring tool in a drill and...

chuck up a deburring tool in a drill and countersink by hand and eye..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,245
Posted By Danny7
that almost sounds like the descriptions of a boy...

that almost sounds like the descriptions of a boy scout :D

edit i see i am late on the commentary ;)
Forum: Oregon 12-05-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,774
Posted By Danny7
what are the fixed monthly expenses? do you...

what are the fixed monthly expenses? do you have records of what the annuals have cost?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,745
Posted By Danny7
oetiker is not a specifically "automotive"...

oetiker is not a specifically "automotive" technology. There is an astm standard f2098 relating to pex for household use. I do not know other industrial standards, but to reference the oetiker...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-28-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,840
Posted By Danny7
is this from the SARL? it was pretty neat to see...

is this from the SARL?

it was pretty neat to see the Sherwoods retain third place despite a brake problem that sidelined them from around half the races...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,518
Posted By Danny7
wow, don't fly off the runway and hit a haybale! ...

wow, don't fly off the runway and hit a haybale! that would really hurt!!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-24-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,905
Posted By Danny7
how much did you pay for the different materials?

how much did you pay for the different materials?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,925
Posted By Danny7
it isn't available yet... and it is silicon...

it isn't available yet... and it is silicon based. good luck on ever painting after using that. but maybe if you had a really nice paint job just done you could use it
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-17-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,255
Posted By Danny7
prime the non al clad and get on to building

prime the non al clad and get on to building
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-06-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 23,651
Posted By Danny7
you can get ratcheting oetiker plier at some...

you can get ratcheting oetiker plier at some plumbing supply stores, they are used on pex water lines in a house. and local clamps to since they are kind of spendy to have extras lying around.

my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,682
Posted By Danny7
it also depends on how big a tank you have, if...

it also depends on how big a tank you have, if you have a 90/ 80 or 120 gallon tank you should do ok. smaller than that and your compressor will cycle more rapidly
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,039
Posted By Danny7
well, it depends on what you consider drunk...

well, it depends on what you consider drunk driving. MADD now considers having a single drink and driving as "drunk driving". So yes in that case it is political correctness.
Forum: Safety 11-02-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,453
Posted By Danny7
yours is not the popular message! lol I...

yours is not the popular message! lol I wonder if a drivers ed teacher could tell some statistics since he (they, whoever!) would see a greater variety of the population on weather some people...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,340
Posted By Danny7
his pay hasn't been cut 40%, that would mean his...

his pay hasn't been cut 40%, that would mean his advertisers also reduced the pay 40%.
Forum: Safety 10-25-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,177
Posted By Danny7
thats odd how you don't mention the report says...

thats odd how you don't mention the report says they found enough beads to be worth mentioning. maybe the gearbox never would have had a problem if there wasn't BOTH materials. hard to tell...
Forum: Safety 10-17-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 16,363
Posted By Danny7
I mentioned earlier i know about quail and...

I mentioned earlier i know about quail and thought the low pass was *low*, but 10 feet is a little low for their ceiling. maybe in the US they like higher elevations than down under. I commonly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,996
Posted By Danny7
Hi Dennis, In the USA we usually refer to...

Hi Dennis, In the USA we usually refer to fibreglass or carbon fibre planes here as "composite" rather than plastic.

There are very good builder courses, some of them are single day courses...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,762
Posted By Danny7
I like it. I'd probably pay around $50 plus...

I like it. I'd probably pay around $50 plus material costs, it is a simple box, no?

you could probably really get more interest if you sourced a complete or good enough tool kit to fit in it as...
Forum: Safety 10-15-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 16,363
Posted By Danny7
yeah. you can put a jabanero in the breast...

yeah.



you can put a jabanero in the breast cavity, and wrap the breast with bacon. Cook and enjoy!

blood is pretty corrosive to al, are you doing a deep clean to neutralize all the blood?
Forum: Safety 10-09-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 45,590
Posted By Danny7
Allan you mention adding something to the...

Allan you mention adding something to the original gear leg to get the best improvement possible. Was it too difficult to machine a different gear leg to get the improvement or not possible or to...
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