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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Scotty G
LOL, right? Okay, so they’re formation mirrors...

LOL, right?

Okay, so they’re formation mirrors only. :D
Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,687
Posted By Scotty G
Just as easy to screw a GoPro on to a wingtip...

Just as easy to screw a GoPro on to a wingtip screw and have an unobstructed view in any direction.

I fabricated metal fill plates and filled them in to delete those holes when I put my ZipTips on.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By Scotty G
Tim, Check your PMs. Scotty

Tim,

Check your PMs.

Scotty
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Scotty G
Formation / Dogfighting Mirror Option

I finally found an option for formation mirrors for my tip-over RV-8 canopy. Thought Iíd share.

Baby not required or neededÖ LOL...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-17-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By Scotty G
What Pilot135 said. I paid $150k for mine and...

What Pilot135 said. I paid $150k for mine and didnít bat an eye. I knew the builder and what he had in it.

As for a demo flightÖ Youíre actually IN PHX right now? Itís just about impossible to have...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 06-13-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By Scotty G
Check your PMs. Iíve got two 5.00x5 6 ply...

Check your PMs. Iíve got two 5.00x5 6 ply Michelinís at CHD.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-13-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Scotty G
Great info here; thanks for posting.

Great info here; thanks for posting.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,146
Posted By Scotty G
Hold on a second... I'm going to pop some...

Hold on a second... I'm going to pop some popcorn. THIS should be good! :D
Forum: Job Board 05-17-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Scotty G
By aerial photographer, do you mean air-to-ground...

By aerial photographer, do you mean air-to-ground or air-to-air? Iím PHX based, can jumpseat, and do both.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-14-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Scotty G
Rudder Trim Tab Size

Iím told size mattersÖ

My rudder trim tab is about 3.25 inches tall, and sticks out about 1.5Ē or so. Itís stuck to the rudder trailing edge and provides right rudder trim.

What size are your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,443
Posted By Scotty G
Photo shoot!

Photo shoot!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,033
Posted By Scotty G
GoPro 360 Max. Rylos just suck. Insta 360 R is...

GoPro 360 Max. Rylos just suck. Insta 360 R is also good. NFlight screw-on spud mounts.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,033
Posted By Scotty G
Out playing with smoke!

Out playing with smoke!
Forum: RV-14 05-02-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,955
Posted By Scotty G
Stigaro, There is an access panel where you can...

Stigaro,

There is an access panel where you can remove the LED fixture in the tip. Itís not hard, but there is an order to it. Not sure about the trailing edge lights, but I think they can pop out...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-28-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By Scotty G
Entered at 2,500 AGL.

Entered at 2,500 AGL.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-27-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By Scotty G
Thanks, guys!

Thanks, guys!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-26-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 1,158,226
Posted By Scotty G
So what youíre saying is we need a dedicated RV-8...

So what youíre saying is we need a dedicated RV-8 adversary squadron? :D
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-26-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By Scotty G
Howdy, Southern Pete, Bought the 5.5G kit from...

Howdy, Southern Pete,

Bought the 5.5G kit from Smoke System Helper. Really, really nice kit. Comes with a really trick firewall fitting leading to the two stock injectors. (Not an additional cost.)...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-23-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By Scotty G
GoPro 360 Max on an NFlight spud mount. Works...

GoPro 360 Max on an NFlight spud mount. Works good, lasts long time.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-23-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,496
Posted By Scotty G
Smoke!

THIS was fun!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,077
Posted By Scotty G
Spent it Installing a smoke system!

Spent it Installing a smoke system!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-15-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By Scotty G
Small Switch for Throttle?

Can anyone point me in the right direction for a small switch that would fit in my throttle? Iíd like to put one there for my smoke system on/off.

Thanks in advance.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-15-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 1,158,226
Posted By Scotty G
Beautiful, Chris!

Beautiful, Chris!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-15-2021, 12:18 AM
Replies: 882
Views: 1,158,226
Posted By Scotty G
Winning! RV-8, fastback, Showplanes cowl, Grove...

Winning!

RV-8, fastback, Showplanes cowl, Grove gear, Aveo ZipTips, TMX-390. Thanks for the kind words, y’all. :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-13-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 1,158,226
Posted By Scotty G
I didnít build it, but I did design the new paint...

I didnít build it, but I did design the new paint and pay for it!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,067
Posted By Scotty G
Fly-out to Sedona for the weekend. Two RVs, three...

Fly-out to Sedona for the weekend. Two RVs, three T-6s, three 450 Stearmans.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-01-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,702
Posted By Scotty G
Congrats! Great looking airplane and panel.

Congrats! Great looking airplane and panel.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,078
Posted By Scotty G
Out and about around the CHD and FFZ area. Here...

Out and about around the CHD and FFZ area. Here comes summer!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By Scotty G
https://www.guden.com/Item/541750-0608 Works...

https://www.guden.com/Item/541750-0608

Works great on my RV-8.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,278
Posted By Scotty G
Congrats, Darwin! I should be out on the...

Congrats, Darwin!

I should be out on the morning. Come by B2 if you have time.
Forum: COMM 03-18-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By Scotty G
GPS antenna in the left ZipTip, and an Archer...

GPS antenna in the left ZipTip, and an Archer VOR/ILS in the right one. Both work like a charm.

I did use copper shielding tape on the forward light boxes, mainly because Iím ďdetailedĒ like that....
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-16-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,859
Posted By Scotty G
Thanks, all!

Thanks, all!
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-16-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,859
Posted By Scotty G
No, but I wanted to. **** eyesight. :(

No, but I wanted to. **** eyesight. :(
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-16-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,859
Posted By Scotty G
Thanks. And Iím making new N numbers.

Thanks. And Iím making new N numbers.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-16-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,859
Posted By Scotty G
Thank you, and thanks for all the nice...

Thank you, and thanks for all the nice comments!

No G limits that I’ve seen. I’m curious why you’d ask? Is there something about their appearance?
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-15-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,859
Posted By Scotty G
Thank you! Come on down and introduce yourself,...

Thank you! Come on down and introduce yourself, it would be nice to meet you. B2 ��
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-15-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,859
Posted By Scotty G
The New Party Dress

Hereís the new scheme!
Forum: Painting your RV 03-13-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,803
Posted By Scotty G
Iíd like that, thank you.

Iíd like that, thank you.
Forum: Painting your RV 03-12-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,803
Posted By Scotty G
Thank you all, and you, too, Jake. I appreciate...

Thank you all, and you, too, Jake. I appreciate the input. Please chime in if you have an opinion.
Forum: Painting your RV 03-11-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,803
Posted By Scotty G
Well, this is very true!

Well, this is very true!
Forum: Painting your RV 03-11-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,803
Posted By Scotty G
Paint Job Poll

Hello, fellow RVers,

Just got my airplane back from the paint shop, and there are some issues with the job Iíll have to address.

Iím trying to find the line between the little stuff I can do...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-05-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By Scotty G
Last I heard was 3-5 months. I believe theyíll...

Last I heard was 3-5 months. I believe theyíll put people with flying aircraft on the list and massage it so they can fly sooner, and then guys with builds still get theirs as they get ready to fly.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-04-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By Scotty G
I have the newest ZipTips Premier model, and I...

I have the newest ZipTips Premier model, and I installed them about three months ago. I did use copper adhesive shielding for the lightbox on the wingtips based on earlier complaints I had also read....
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-04-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By Scotty G
Iíve got them with a Garmin 650 and SL30. Whatís...

Iíve got them with a Garmin 650 and SL30. Whatís your question?
Forum: Virtual Hangar 02-28-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,760
Posted By Scotty G
Pictures, or it didnít happen! :D

Pictures, or it didnít happen! :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-19-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,816
Posted By Scotty G
I prefer to think my airplane ďsingsĒ to me when...

I prefer to think my airplane ďsingsĒ to me when itís happy under certain G loads. :D

Me thinks itís also the rubber gap seal on the wing fairing. RV-8.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,271
Posted By Scotty G
Yep. Itís a special time of year! :eek:

Yep. Itís a special time of year! :eek:
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-16-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,878
Posted By Scotty G
Lance, it warms my cockles that youíre on your...

Lance, it warms my cockles that youíre on your way to Paint Recovery. Awesome!

Being able to get in the booth and have a say on where the lines are, how thick they are, etc., was a TREMENDOUS...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,271
Posted By Scotty G
If youíre ever in PHX (winter is firmly here now,...

If youíre ever in PHX (winter is firmly here now, gonna be 68 today! Brrr!) youíre welcome to visit me at Chandler airport.

Let me put it this way... Every time I land and open the canopy, I wonder...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,843
Posted By Scotty G
My vote is for Bogert. Great piece of kit,...

My vote is for Bogert. Great piece of kit, especially after a tow ring was welded on.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-12-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,878
Posted By Scotty G
New Paint!

The shop I chose asked me to sit in for a day to make sure the camouflage went on to my liking.

First, what a great learning experience!

Second, to have a hand in it and be able to ensure the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Scotty G
edclee, I’ll echo Karl’s experience with...

edclee,

I’ll echo Karl’s experience with Scottsdale FSDO.


I just went through the process. I got my letter authorizing the N Number change, then I called the FSDO. The nice lady had one of the...
Forum: RV-3 02-03-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By Scotty G
I've always thought having anything you need to...

I've always thought having anything you need to twiddle, turn, twist or tap should be on the left side so your non-stick (non-flying) hand can manipulate it without incurring sympathetic movement to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-01-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By Scotty G
They did, I just happen to have one of them in...

They did, I just happen to have one of them in the RV=8 I bought.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-01-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By Scotty G
If a series of photos of a Mattituck TMX-390...

If a series of photos of a Mattituck TMX-390 installed on my RV-8 Fastback will help, I'd be happy to post them.

I just have to get it out of the paint shop first.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-01-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,272
Posted By Scotty G
+1. I'd appreciate the same.

+1. I'd appreciate the same.
Forum: RV-10 01-29-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,174
Posted By Scotty G
FANTASTIC!!!

FANTASTIC!!!
Forum: RV-10 01-28-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,199
Posted By Scotty G
Iím not a builder, but I did install them on my...

Iím not a builder, but I did install them on my RV-8.

In terms of flying qualities, I canít determine any difference in roll Ďcrispness/snappinessí or rate. Nothing much changed where the aileron...
Forum: Painting your RV 01-28-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,796
Posted By Scotty G
I feel awful for you. This sucks.

I feel awful for you. This sucks.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By Scotty G
*Very* hard to do with my linebacker shoulder in...

*Very* hard to do with my linebacker shoulder in the way. :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By Scotty G
Well, bummer... But thanks for the info!

Well, bummer... But thanks for the info!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By Scotty G
SkyView HDX, WiFi, and Foreflight

Hi, gang,

I put an iPad mini with ForeFlight in my back seat, and connected to my SkyView HDX WiFi. I’m getting a moving map, AHRS attitude info, and GPS speed and altitude.

I’ve looked up the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-22-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By Scotty G
I wasnít aware of this issue until I was half way...

I wasnít aware of this issue until I was half way through the install. Thanks to the post above, now we know some improvement was made. I took an additional step and used copper shielding tape on the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-14-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,984
Posted By Scotty G
Hi, Damien, I countersunk for #6 screws and used...

Hi, Damien,

I countersunk for #6 screws and used countersunk washers; worked great. Just go lightly on the countersinking. I’m up at CHD if you want to check it out.

And someone got filler wedges?...
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