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Forum: My RV Build Project 12-20-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 16,792
Posted By ijustwannafly
Do you have a hike log somewhere I am...

Do you have a hike log somewhere
I am considering starting a 4
Forum: RV-4 12-20-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,834
Posted By ijustwannafly
Rv4 build log?

There are so many beautiful build logs out there for other airplanes
I imagine when the 4 was popular things like blog spot and you tube didnít exist
It seems the world is lacking a nice Rv4 build...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 65,811
Posted By ijustwannafly
just like what was stated above, everyone is...

just like what was stated above, everyone is allowed their personal opinion

Mine remains unchanged.
<Alphabet soup reference deleted by moderator> ...the only change is who signs off. An AME or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 65,811
Posted By ijustwannafly
4 seats 180HP day/night with a drivers license...

4 seats 180HP day/night with a drivers license would of been better then what we have now. They literally changed nothing with this after how many millions of our members money spent?
What does no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 65,811
Posted By ijustwannafly
Everyone was so excited about this initially...

Everyone was so excited about this initially because it was originally thought that we would be able to fly on nothing but a drivers license.

The fact remains the FAA screwed us, no surprise there...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,546
Posted By ijustwannafly
Totally agree. This is one primary reason i have...

Totally agree. This is one primary reason i have decided against making a full blown EFIS although i am totally capable of doing so.
The chance of an audio panel causing a flight critical accident is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,546
Posted By ijustwannafly
I know why they cost what they do but i think its...

I know why they cost what they do but i think its excessive.
You made my point for me.

"Well beyond what i could do in say 100 hours of work"

Given the fact that i have a specialty in Digital...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,546
Posted By ijustwannafly
Very Interesting. All the certified planes i have...

Very Interesting. All the certified planes i have flown do what your describing. Really should not be a hard concept. Ill make sure that is on the design list.
Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,546
Posted By ijustwannafly
Thanks for the reply!

Thanks for the reply!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,546
Posted By ijustwannafly
Yes for an intercom $300 sure Not an audio...

Yes for an intercom $300 sure

Not an audio panel. Two different things

Im not describing a simple interim like the dynon
Im referring to fullsize audio...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,546
Posted By ijustwannafly
RV Audio Panel Design

First let me apologize if this is in the wrong section. Mods please move it somewhere if it needs to be moved. I wasn't sure where to put it.


Im an Electrical Engineer and one thing that has always...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-02-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 849,557
Posted By ijustwannafly
Beautiful! someday.......... :rolleyes:

Beautiful!

someday.......... :rolleyes:
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-25-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,043
Posted By ijustwannafly
So did you stick with the reamer? I like the...

So did you stick with the reamer? I like the reamer mainly for the quality of the hole. Obviously less deburring and a truly round hole.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-25-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,043
Posted By ijustwannafly
thought of that also However under a magnifying...

thought of that also

However under a magnifying glass it looks perfectly round to me

Much more round then a drill bit.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-25-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,043
Posted By ijustwannafly
Yea i thought of that also Tried with 2...

Yea i thought of that also

Tried with 2 different mics

The fit of a rivet between a #40 bit and a #40 reamer is very noticeable over here for some reason

Its noticeably looser with the reamer. not...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-25-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,043
Posted By ijustwannafly
Reamer question

Hey all

Quick question

I was planning on drilling my wing skins with a #40 reamer because i like the nice hole it leaves.

I found the following.

My #40 reamer is leaving a hole that is about...
Forum: Painting your RV 10-23-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 101,501
Posted By ijustwannafly
Ive read in numerous places that using Stewart's...

Ive read in numerous places that using Stewart's 2 part poly is extremely difficult.

I have used expo prime and eko-poxy but never shot their color so i don't know if its true or not but numerous...
Forum: Painting your RV 10-22-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 101,501
Posted By ijustwannafly
Glad to hear people are having success with the...

Glad to hear people are having success with the ppg concept.

Might be just the ticket for me in the future since I'm using ppt products
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-21-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,038
Posted By ijustwannafly
Great video! Congrats to you!

Great video!
Congrats to you!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 37,655
Posted By ijustwannafly
I never said it didn't exist. I openly admitted...

I never said it didn't exist. I openly admitted that I never thought of the subject. Please excuse me for not reading an article that was printed 15 years prior to me purchasing an airplane kit....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 37,655
Posted By ijustwannafly
Why is anyone liable at all? How about a thing...

Why is anyone liable at all?

How about a thing called due diligence. You buy a used airplane. Its your responsibility before you fly the thing to make sure its air worthy.
Just like the FAA says,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 37,655
Posted By ijustwannafly
I think if your not concerned about this to some...

I think if your not concerned about this to some extent you are foolish.

There are not many people i know that start an RV build with the intent of NEVER selling the plane. Matter o fact i know...
Forum: Painting your RV 10-20-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 101,501
Posted By ijustwannafly
Steve I have just the guy for you to talk to! I...

Steve

I have just the guy for you to talk to!

I have spent lots of time on the phone with PPG tech support. I just switched from akzo over a primer debacle to PPG super K and needed lots of info...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 37,655
Posted By ijustwannafly
Hi mell I was being sarcastic in sense but it...

Hi mell

I was being sarcastic in sense but it sure does bring to lite an entirely new concern.

I hope your stats are correct above. That would be reassuring.
The whole world is just sue happy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 37,655
Posted By ijustwannafly
Might see my project for sale then in the...

Might see my project for sale then in the classified

Not sure I need to loose my life and home 20 years down the road if I sell the plane. This is just total lunacy. It's not something I considered...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 37,655
Posted By ijustwannafly
Question Since we are talking about...

Question

Since we are talking about liability

What happens when you sell a used RV?
Your the manufacturer

So you sell your plane and does that mean you are forever liable if that plane crashes?...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 37,655
Posted By ijustwannafly
This is extremely bad for everyone. The families...

This is extremely bad for everyone. The families and the companies involved and also the rest of us that are currently building.

No good will come of this for anyone. The money won't fill the losses...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,627
Posted By ijustwannafly
Sorry I'm out of date. I saw a flying version of...

Sorry I'm out of date. I saw a flying version of it once at an aviation expo. Looked promising.
I guess your right. Was canceled. Some turbo problem I guess
Forum: Painting your RV 10-19-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 101,501
Posted By ijustwannafly
Cant wait to see how you progress with this...

Cant wait to see how you progress with this project!

Try and keep us updated. Im very eager to see what you learn and how you make out.

Planning to do the same someday for myself if i ever get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,627
Posted By ijustwannafly
I was just having this exact conversation the...

I was just having this exact conversation the other day.
Just plane silly! All pun intended

I wonder how much of this is attributed to avionics.

The 172 has not changed much in a long time....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,627
Posted By ijustwannafly
Bingo was his nameooo

Bingo was his nameooo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,627
Posted By ijustwannafly
You must be using the same math for this as you...

You must be using the same math for this as you used above to explain how an engine rebuild cost $22k

You forgot with that retailers are also making profit on your 12k of parts as you stated above....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,627
Posted By ijustwannafly
If it were made in the 80,s which is probably...

If it were made in the 80,s which is probably pretty accurate with the cost of inflation from the 80,s we should be about 16-19k for a engine I think

Not 30k range

So it certainly can not just be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,065
Posted By ijustwannafly
I was thinking the same thing

I was thinking the same thing
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,627
Posted By ijustwannafly
My Favorite part of Vans website Rather...

My Favorite part of Vans website

Rather misleading to potential new builders.

In regards to putting a lycoming on your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,627
Posted By ijustwannafly
You make a good point but how do you explain the...

You make a good point but how do you explain the cost of a $22k engine over haul?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,627
Posted By ijustwannafly
100% agree Strictly because they can It really...

100% agree

Strictly because they can


It really annoys me to watch prices climb every year. Your right on with the 1k.

Its about 1k a year for no good reason.

The engine guys may be making...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,258
Posted By ijustwannafly
I think this brings up a very interesting topic...

I think this brings up a very interesting topic actually.

Risk mitigation was mentioned above and that is right-on IMHO

Here is another thought

You have to decide what type of environment you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,258
Posted By ijustwannafly
Funny two KAPA guys get to this first. As Brian...

Funny two KAPA guys get to this first.

As Brian indicated above wind shear is a bizarre thing. We have it all the time at APA. The ability for the wind to abruptly change direction and velocity is...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-17-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,678
Posted By ijustwannafly
the caps are for sure on order! I don't think i...

the caps are for sure on order!
I don't think i would even try without them.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-17-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,678
Posted By ijustwannafly
so how do i bribe you to drive to Denver Larry :)

so how do i bribe you to drive to Denver Larry :)
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-17-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,678
Posted By ijustwannafly
also another great idea. Thanks

also another great idea. Thanks
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-17-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,678
Posted By ijustwannafly
Riveting ribs aft ribs to main spar

I know there are many techniques for this and Wirejock has mentioned a nice one to me also. However i was curious. Say for some idiotic reason you wanted to squeeze them. Has anyone found a longeron...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-17-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,438
Posted By ijustwannafly
Nice video, i don't think I've seen a calmer guy...

Nice video, i don't think I've seen a calmer guy on his first flight! Most people you can tell are very nervous! You acted like it was just another day! Nice work!
Congrats to you
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-08-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,806
Posted By ijustwannafly
How did you talk Vanna white into going for an...

How did you talk Vanna white into going for an airplane ride?

:D:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,940
Posted By ijustwannafly
Awesome pictures! great memories! Maybe the next...

Awesome pictures! great memories!
Maybe the next generation of airline pilots!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,859
Posted By ijustwannafly
Could you elaborate a little as to why you are...

Could you elaborate a little as to why you are not satisfied with the potential protection the rv7 offers or were you specifically speaking in regards to the tip up?
Forum: Primers 10-03-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,847
Posted By ijustwannafly
Dave Im pretty sure you are referring to Eko...

Dave

Im pretty sure you are referring to Eko prime. That is the only one part product Stewerts makes. I have used them both. The one part you referred to is not an epoxy primer. Its really just a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 18,859
Posted By ijustwannafly
Obviously you did a great job just remembering to...

Obviously you did a great job just remembering to fly the plane no matter what

Glad you are both safe.
Forum: Primers 09-30-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,847
Posted By ijustwannafly
No to revive an old thread but I'm not sure why...

No to revive an old thread but I'm not sure why you would say it has no corrosion prevention. It specifically lists corrosion prevention in one of attributes
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,443
Posted By ijustwannafly
Whats to bad about the D180? Send it over my way...

Whats to bad about the D180?
Send it over my way ill take it :D

I don't know to much about it but it looks like a fairly capable unit.
Forum: Primers 09-28-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,272
Posted By ijustwannafly
Anyone ever tried shooting Ekoprime over Alodine

Anyone ever tried this?

I liked the ekoprime before but was looking for some more corrosion protection.
Anyone ever tried shooting ekoprime over alodine?

Stewerts says you can for sure but Dan...
Forum: Reviews 09-28-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,537
Posted By ijustwannafly
Tony Munday from Safe Air

I just wanted to send out a shout out to Tony over at safe air.

I recently realized that there was a pitot mast "recall" from like 5 years ago. A few masts had some broken welds. I still had the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-27-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,804
Posted By ijustwannafly
Awesome trip writeup and great pictures! Nice...

Awesome trip writeup and great pictures!

Nice work!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,061
Posted By ijustwannafly
When i said i 100% agree i was just referring to...

When i said i 100% agree i was just referring to the fact that the rivet call out is not correct. Not referring to the avery rivet gauges. I should of clarified.

My photo above is proof that the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-26-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,065
Posted By ijustwannafly
The stuff on there is actually a napa product. It...

The stuff on there is actually a napa product. It lays down very smooth it seems and its reasonable strong. If you rub a bucking bar on it however forget it. Its coming off.

It reminds me of some...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-25-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,065
Posted By ijustwannafly
Thanks for all the replies. Really appreciate the...

Thanks for all the replies. Really appreciate the ideas.



How is that working out for you? I know some people that have tried that. I have heard the akzo has a tuff time adhering to the alodined...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-25-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,065
Posted By ijustwannafly
What to do about the primer on this rear spar

So my wing kit was started by a different builder. He built this rear spar.
Its primed in just some self etching rattle can stuff i don't really care for.

I just ordered 2 gals of akzo

What do you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,842
Posted By ijustwannafly
Here is what I was thinking about Maybe this is...

Here is what I was thinking about

Maybe this is an option for you.

Do all the prep work yourself. Get her ready to paint. Then bring the plane piece by piece to a local auto body shop that you can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,842
Posted By ijustwannafly
wow 10k to start? yikes That does seem steep

wow 10k to start? yikes
That does seem steep
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,480
Posted By ijustwannafly
This is truly sad and bizzare. I hope some...

This is truly sad and bizzare. I hope some information is obtained possibly from the cellphones.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-23-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,653
Posted By ijustwannafly
Great pics! looks like a fun trip!

Great pics! looks like a fun trip!
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-20-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,409
Posted By ijustwannafly
Yet another wing walk doubler question

Done some searching on this and 99% sure i know what the idea is here but wanted to confirm with you guys

Just about to make the wing walk doubler. I know the plans call for an inch of overhang...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,093
Posted By ijustwannafly
Beautiful airplane! Congrats to you sir! good...

Beautiful airplane! Congrats to you sir! good luck on the first flight!
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