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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-10-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By Tandem46
WTB: Original RV-7 Rudder

Anyone still have their original -7 rudder kit (smaller RV-8 size) laying around that they would like to part with?
Forum: Flight Testing 05-10-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By Tandem46
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=35894
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By Tandem46
Greg, what a blast from the past! I distinctly...

Greg, what a blast from the past! I distinctly remember surfing Doug’s “RV Yahoo Group” in Japan while on deployment in the summer of 2001 and reading about your accident. Nearly 20 years later....I...
Forum: Alternative Engines 05-02-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,605
Posted By Tandem46
I believe there is a Super Seven out there...

I believe there is a Super Seven out there somewhere. There is definitely a Super Six, see link...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,474
Posted By Tandem46
A...

A few...:D

https://i.postimg.cc/WzKpgx5S/109-B2-CF5-BAED-4528-9-DB9-443-E23-EACCC7.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/3NWJy3Fd/4-C35901-B-C4-E1-43-DA-8-ED5-0-F9031-A9507-E.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,220
Posted By Tandem46
Haha, thatís a blast from the past! From Navy...

Haha, thatís a blast from the past! From Navy T-34C days ď...parking brake off, brakes pumped firmĒ. :)
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-18-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By Tandem46
Capt, From LSE website. This procedure 100%...

Capt,

From LSE website. This procedure 100% fixed my issue. I pause for a three count immediately before cranking.

Plasma CDI systems shipped after December of 2004, have shown no tendency to...
Forum: RV-3 03-04-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By Tandem46
OT, but what headset are you wearing in that...

OT, but what headset are you wearing in that video Smokey?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-19-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,139
Posted By Tandem46
Tom, any more word or progress on this? How...

Tom, any more word or progress on this? How realistic or difficult would it be for you to produce braided lines for direct replacement of the stainless FI lines?
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By Tandem46
Exactly what I was thinking, which is why I canít...

Exactly what I was thinking, which is why I canít visualize what he did. The play between my bushing and the weldment tube is so minuscule I donít see how one could get even a mouse hair in there.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By Tandem46
Control Stick Bushing Shim

Regarding shims for the brass/bronze bushing to remove slop in the WD611/612, I canít visualize how this is done. I reference an old post from Geico below. Can anyone shed some light on this? Btw,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,394
Posted By Tandem46
Iím replacing my original leaky Tee with the...

Iím replacing my original leaky Tee with the ďnewĒ style shown above. Anyone know if the lines are the same? I just want to plug and play the new Tee without swapping out the lines.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,571
Posted By Tandem46
I hate to jump in here because you are going to...

I hate to jump in here because you are going to get 400 opinions and different techniques, but hereís mine. I do exactly what you do except that I have full throttle during the priming.

Full...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-04-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,084
Posted By Tandem46
Now that is the coolest thing Iíve seen in a long...

Now that is the coolest thing Iíve seen in a long time! As you pointed out, amazingly clear and well preserved after all these years. Thx for sharing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By Tandem46
Explosive Rivet

Watching a video of a restoration in Cameron Park CA of an early model 1943 F4U Corsair. Apparently Vought did not use blind rivets on the Corsair for tight spaces where conventional rivets couldnít...
Forum: RV-3 12-24-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 177,741
Posted By Tandem46
Dang, that is gorgeous Dave!

Dang, that is gorgeous Dave!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-19-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,000
Posted By Tandem46
Iíll second that. LSE Plasma II EI with one Mag....

Iíll second that. LSE Plasma II EI with one Mag. No issues for 1200hrs.
Forum: Flight Testing 12-19-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,849
Posted By Tandem46
Around 95KIAS for me. IO-360B1B CS Prop But...

Around 95KIAS for me.
IO-360B1B CS Prop
But faster is better for me. Better cooling for the engine, better visibility for me, and lastly, more reaction time should the motor quit.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-19-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,389
Posted By Tandem46
Outstanding video. Something about Scottís...

Outstanding video. Something about Scottís voice, but I could listen to him all day long. Thanks for linking that video.
Forum: Safety 12-15-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,961
Posted By Tandem46
No. Unfortunately a forced landing in a plowed...

No. Unfortunately a forced landing in a plowed field even in a tail wheel RV can easily result in flipping over.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-11-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,882
Posted By Tandem46
https://i.postimg.cc/cC3KbQCG/1-B1-B2-BB0-9-FF3-44...

https://i.postimg.cc/cC3KbQCG/1-B1-B2-BB0-9-FF3-446-C-91-FE-CD65-E13-BB177.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,010
Posted By Tandem46
183KTAS straight and level. 2003 RV-7 IO-360...

183KTAS straight and level.
2003 RV-7
IO-360 w/ one mag, one LSE
WW 200RV CS prop
Can’t seem to get a single knot more out of her. :)
Forum: Safety 11-10-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,189
Posted By Tandem46
Just submitted a complaint as well. I suspect...

Just submitted a complaint as well. I suspect more and more pilots across the GA community will do the same as word gets out about the databaseís removal.
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-05-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,399
Posted By Tandem46
Sam, youíre going to be fine. Vicís opinion...

Sam, youíre going to be fine. Vicís opinion alone is enough for me. Your plane is not going to suddenly ďfall out of the skyĒ. If you would have screwed up the main spar or the horizontal spar,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-04-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,139
Posted By Tandem46
I use NGK BR8ES with my LSE Plasma with great...

I use NGK BR8ES with my LSE Plasma with great success. $2.50 per plug, throw away at annual. Can one use BR8ES with the G3i? If so, thatís $20 per year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,114
Posted By Tandem46
Oshkosh 2020 in EAA Sport Aviation Magazine

Back in July we had a very successful fly-in at the Oshkosh Nebraska municipal airport that was organized by our superb Denver local Kitfox driver Stan Specht. The fly-in was a success and the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-14-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,112
Posted By Tandem46
Are you sure the flakes are steel? Those flakes...

Are you sure the flakes are steel? Those flakes sound like (from your description) carbon which is common in the suction screen. If it is carbon, take some flakes and grind them between your index...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-09-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,252
Posted By Tandem46
I was literally just looking at a tight spot last...

I was literally just looking at a tight spot last night on my baffle/cylinder interface that needed something like this. Thank you very much for sharing!
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-08-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By Tandem46
https://i.postimg.cc/rpHy75k2/08-B64-ED3-646-C-46-...

https://i.postimg.cc/rpHy75k2/08-B64-ED3-646-C-46-FE-957-B-F7448-FBB8733.jpg
Vs
https://i.postimg.cc/7LhYBmjN/0-FA976-F8-E006-44-A2-8-D2-D-F1-E6749526-B0.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,363
Posted By Tandem46
Any update Otis?

Any update Otis?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,003
Posted By Tandem46
Uh... there is nothing in the FAR/AIM that...

Uh... there is nothing in the FAR/AIM that supports this statement.
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 06-01-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,799
Posted By Tandem46
Angel Flight

Start with Angel Flight. Disappointed to hear that they did not want her flying commercial air. With all of the mitigation protocols in place, I think her traveling on commercial air has very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,180
Posted By Tandem46
+1! Same thing happened to me. Oil analysis...

+1!

Same thing happened to me. Oil analysis report was perfect at the exact same time I was getting a lot of metal out of the oil filter due to a spalling lifter. Engine subsequently required a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By Tandem46
Structural vs Non-structural machine screws: Does it really matter?

Looking at machine screws on Aircraft Spruce, they list:

MS24693C Non structural stainless machine screws - 55,000 PSI
MS24694C Structual stainless machine screws - 85,000 PSI

Ok, big difference of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,469
Posted By Tandem46
Walsenburg CO (4V1). $2.40

Walsenburg CO (4V1). $2.40
Forum: Safety 04-25-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,332
Posted By Tandem46
George, per post #12 from the owner Ruslan of the...

George, per post #12 from the owner Ruslan of the -7A in the spin video, it’s has the larger rudder. Look at the horn...it’s obvious.
Forum: Safety 04-18-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,332
Posted By Tandem46
24-turn Spin RV-7. 47-turn Spin RV-8

Nothing new here, just consolidating these two impressive videos because I can never find them in normal searches. Interestingly, the RV-7 takes 5 turns to recover in this video.

RV-7 24-turn...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,322
Posted By Tandem46
NTSB Prelim

Well, never mind. I did not realize there was an NTSB prelim out on it.

https://app.ntsb.gov/pdfgenerator/ReportGeneratorFile.ashx?EventID=20200120X43918&AKey=1&RType=Prelim&IType=LA
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,322
Posted By Tandem46
F1 Rocket Tail Damage Update?

Anyone have an update on the F1 that nearly lost its tail back in January? Thread got locked down and clearly fell off everyone?s radar with the Covid issue.

Originally thread:...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,340
Posted By Tandem46
Great story, thanks for posting. As a former...

Great story, thanks for posting. As a former Naval Aviator, very happy to see the RV community step and fill the void that?s been caused by the pandemic. RIP LeRoy Honsinger.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-17-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 49,594
Posted By Tandem46
This is news to me and very telling. Not saying...

This is news to me and very telling. Not saying the cranks should fail so easily but new students can definitely be very hard on engines. Maybe SAP has a case after all.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-07-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,278
Posted By Tandem46
If you’re talking about the suction screen, your...

If you’re talking about the suction screen, your link does show one. “18” right below 19.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-03-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 49,594
Posted By Tandem46
Wait...what?!?!?! The affected cranks have...

Wait...what?!?!?! The affected cranks have Superior serial numbers?? Also, what about all that business the other day about ?Bill Ross and Superior claim that the crankshafts that failed had all...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-18-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 49,594
Posted By Tandem46
Yes, its in the AD. ...”gaseous...

Yes, its in the AD.

...”gaseous nitrocarburization resulted in excessive residual white layer forming on the assemblies. This white layer is brittle and can lead to spalling or fatigue cracking of...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-14-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,886
Posted By Tandem46
Hmmm, this is weird. AD says it affects 115...

Hmmm, this is weird. AD says it affects 115 crankshafts plus 77 experimental, which adds up to 192. But they list 256 serial numbers?!?

?This AD applies to the reciprocating engine models...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-14-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,886
Posted By Tandem46
John, it does say “ALL” but it also says “AND”. ...

John, it does say “ALL” but it also says “AND”. Here is the entire sentence:
The FAA proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for all SAP Model IO-360-series and O-360-series...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-14-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,886
Posted By Tandem46
It?s not ?all?. It?s ones with ?a certain SAP...

It?s not ?all?. It?s ones with ?a certain SAP crankshaft assembly installed?.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-24-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,428
Posted By Tandem46
Hoping someone can help. My 396 has always been...

Hoping someone can help. My 396 has always been connected to my Trutrak Pic Pilot via a single wire off the 396 pigtail sending the NMEA to the TT. I?m currently looking at the iFly 740B to replace...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-15-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,221
Posted By Tandem46
Agree with Dave! You?ve owned your RV for ONE...

Agree with Dave! You?ve owned your RV for ONE WEEK and already exceeded Vne by 20%. I?ve been flying mine for 16 years and have never exceeded Vne.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-28-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,615
Posted By Tandem46
I vote for this! With externals for x country...

I vote for this! With externals for x country fuel consumption.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-09-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,544
Posted By Tandem46
WOW!! Beautiful!

WOW!! Beautiful!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,073
Posted By Tandem46
Sheepdog might be able to...

Sheepdog might be able to help.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=120098&highlight=bush+plane
Forum: RV-4 02-28-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 75,508
Posted By Tandem46
This is a good...

This is a good thread:
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=120098&highlight=Rv-6+bush+plane
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-14-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,557
Posted By Tandem46
Currently 22 degrees F here in Denver at 6:40am. ...

Currently 22 degrees F here in Denver at 6:40am. Several inches of snow on the ground too! :eek:
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-13-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,808
Posted By Tandem46
Mike, LOL!! Caleb is close...maybe?? It's...

Mike, LOL!! Caleb is close...maybe?? It's actually Tobin & Jayne. Really great meeting you Mike. Have a safe Alaskan summer, this place is AMAZING! If/When I ever get my RV-7 up here, I'll look...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-29-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,216
Posted By Tandem46
Page 62: 190-220 in-lbs. (16-18...

Page 62: 190-220 in-lbs. (16-18 ft-lbs).
http://www.victor-aviation.com/pdf/SlickMagOverhaulManual_L1363D.pdf
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,662
Posted By Tandem46
Trying not to speculate but the wing did in fact...

Trying not to speculate but the wing did in fact depart the aircraft in flight. Here's a photo of it. My buddy that drove out there about an hour later said the wing was about a 1/4 mile from the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,662
Posted By Tandem46
RV-3 Down, inflight wing separation, Idaho

This happened Saturday in my home town of Payette Idaho. No details. My buddy called me about an hour after it happened, but didn't know what kind of plane it was. Saw this today on FAA website. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,049
Posted By Tandem46
Bit of a thread revival....hopefully helps...

Bit of a thread revival....hopefully helps someone out.

Page 55 of Champion/Slick Overhaul Manual, bottom of Table Two, 4300 Service Parts List states: Harness Cap Screws M1553, quantity 3, are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,492
Posted By Tandem46
Good thread covering this...

Good thread covering this topic:
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=89528&highlight=Mag+heading+track
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-11-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,937
Posted By Tandem46
Tear Down Inspection

Glenn,
Most shops will do a "tear down" inspection similar to if you'd had a prop strike, and then if everything is kosher, reassemble with new gaskets and new nuts/bolts. Usually a quarter cost of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 34,370
Posted By Tandem46
Along those lines, I conducted the entire process...

Along those lines, I conducted the entire process over the phone in 2004 with the Birmingham Alabama FSDO when I lived in Florida. Had to fax in a few items but never met face-to-face with anyone.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 24,541
Posted By Tandem46
Outstanding video!! Thanks for posting it Dan!

Outstanding video!! Thanks for posting it Dan!
Forum: Propellers 08-07-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 31,566
Posted By Tandem46
Dang brutha!! Glad you're safe!!

Dang brutha!! Glad you're safe!!
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