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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Vlad
Saber prop extension $150 shipped CONUS

Transponder and AP are spoken for. Anybody need Saber prop extension? Refurbished by Saber last year (cost was 185) replaced two lugs and resurfaced. Yours for $150 shipped. Sans...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-19-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Vlad
PMs and emails answered thanks for the interest....

PMs and emails answered thanks for the interest. I will try to find out more about autopilot functionality and compatibility and post here.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-19-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Vlad
FS; Transponder, TruTrak autopilot and more

These were donated to my engine fund thanks John! Need to convert them to greenbacks.

Transponder GTX327 with tray. Was installed new in an RV9 and flew Phase One before ferry to upgrade the panel....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-19-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By Vlad
I definitely will thanks for great picture.

I definitely will thanks for great picture.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-18-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,923
Posted By Vlad
Or add a second muff in sequence.

Or add a second muff in sequence.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,083
Posted By Vlad
Took a trip down south for...

Took a trip down south for...
Forum: Northeast 01-13-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By Vlad
James I would suggest Solberg Aviation out of New...

James I would suggest Solberg Aviation out of New Jersey. A bit of a drive from Big Apple but very friendly community. Give them a call you wonít regret.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-10-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Vlad
Cool run Steve. Glad chocks performed as...

Cool run Steve. Glad chocks performed as advertised :)
Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-09-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Vlad
I am coming there for heavy maintenance maybe I...

I am coming there for heavy maintenance maybe I can buy you a drink Joe :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,389
Posted By Vlad
Great idea John to count places thanks! Did you...

Great idea John to count places thanks! Did you count only paved fields or unimproved/off airport RV landings as well? What map do you use to compile them?
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-07-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,987
Views: 1,383,189
Posted By Vlad
Thats a neat shop Dave. Soon you will be able to...

Thats a neat shop Dave. Soon you will be able to beat Martin :D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-06-2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Vlad
Sender removal and replacement

Jim you can get the sending unit out without removing the tank. Take your time you will use a lot of words but very few tools :). I recently discovered a leak from a sending unit took me couple...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-04-2022, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Vlad
I saw similar unit in action in Maine years ago....

I saw similar unit in action in Maine years ago. Does the job in remote location. Compact fits in the baggage compartment.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,499
Posted By Vlad
Where is the canard? :)

Where is the canard? :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,499
Posted By Vlad
The same here at 33U :D

The same here at 33U :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-31-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Very cool thanks!

Very cool thanks!
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-29-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 224,032
Posted By Vlad
Too late Dan. I am not gaining much prop...

Too late Dan. I am not gaining much prop clearance anyway. Not sure it's better some of my buddies with proper wheelies don't go places I invite them to :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-29-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 224,032
Posted By Vlad
It would be very hard on propeller tips during...

It would be very hard on propeller tips during taxi and takeoff Bill. A lot of rock chips there. Not the Hop-Along pool table...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,686
Posted By Vlad
Nice reach John! This year was not the best for...

Nice reach John! This year was not the best for me. Was hit hard by the virus May/June then in August a piston got burned through. Closing the year with mostly local flying under 200 hours. High...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-29-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 224,032
Posted By Vlad
Sand Wash BLM airstrip Utah

I was salivating over this gem (https://utahbackcountrypilots.org/airstrips/SANDWASH) for several years. Today was the day to plant the wheels on this rocky surface. However, with full fuel and no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,778
Posted By Vlad
Incredible! Thanks!

Incredible! Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,778
Posted By Vlad
Christmas 2021 Short Flight

I managed a brief flight after the blizzard. Rust Prevention Program has to continue till new engine arrives :)

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Xmas_flying_-_1_(2).jpeg

The...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-26-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,148
Posted By Vlad
Copy thanks Bob. I did use Aeroshell for first...

Copy thanks Bob. I did use Aeroshell for first two years then switched to Phillips. I thought it was related to a blow by.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-26-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,148
Posted By Vlad
Bob quick question since we are on the subject....

Bob quick question since we are on the subject. Why the color of my engine innards are different from Kent's?

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Forum: RV-14 12-25-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,689
Posted By Vlad
If he doesnít have any carpet the floor resonance...

If he doesnít have any carpet the floor resonance is pronounced at certain power settings.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-22-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Vlad
Jim if you decide to sell the airbox kit I am...

Jim if you decide to sell the airbox kit I am interested.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-18-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,887
Posted By Vlad
Good ol' Carla's. I have a decoration in mind...

Good ol' Carla's. I have a decoration in mind next time I am there...
Forum: The RV Grin 12-18-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations Lee on YOUR First Flight! Nice...

Congratulations Lee on YOUR First Flight! Nice camera angle on a very familiar runway.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-15-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,173
Posted By Vlad
Leave it there. Continue covering the front or...

Leave it there. Continue covering the front or put the second shutter :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-13-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,541
Posted By Vlad
Solidworks causes this. Be careful :D

Solidworks causes this. Be careful :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-13-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,060
Posted By Vlad
You are lucky Alex. Soon you might find an ice...

You are lucky Alex. Soon you might find an ice runway. No frozen art in my territory yet. A patches by Fire Hole the rest above the state line is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 977
Posted By Vlad
Yes...

Yes...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-11-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,887
Posted By Vlad
Mike glad to see the write up. Glad to see you...

Mike glad to see the write up. Glad to see you back in the traveling mode. I am getting a new motor sometime next year and already planning heading your way...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-09-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,173
Posted By Vlad
Get that nice plenum off and tape inside the...

Get that nice plenum off and tape inside the cooler. Completely. You would be pleasantly surprised what it does. When it's very cold tape both sides.

Tape at the back as shown will eventually peel...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-09-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Vlad
I've seen a very nice quality tire on a Czech...

I've seen a very nice quality tire on a Czech made airplane in Russia. Not Beringer but an excellent quality. Need to dig a source. Made in Europe I believe.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,092
Posted By Vlad
I like your paint scheme Richard.

I like your paint scheme Richard.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,092
Posted By Vlad
Glad to see your formation gang back in the...

Glad to see your formation gang back in the business Billsky! Love that low level picture along Atlantic shore. Good memories thanks!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-06-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,859
Posted By Vlad
This. Working on a solution thanks Gary.

This. Working on a solution thanks Gary.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-05-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 224,032
Posted By Vlad
Atomic City and Fremont Island

Two more strips added to the pool recently. Atomic City, Idaho U37 (https://www.airnav.com/airport/U37)....
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-05-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,469
Posted By Vlad
Wow that's a beautiful aircraft! Congratulations...

Wow that's a beautiful aircraft! Congratulations Chris! Many enjoyable flying hours ahead.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-04-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,859
Posted By Vlad
Itís black after several hours in my engine :)

Itís black after several hours in my engine :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-27-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 50,564
Posted By Vlad
#68 Fremont Island

I haven't landed on an island for a while. Couple days ago scored another one. Fremont Island on Great Salt Lake has two backcountry airstrips a lower and upper. I landed on the upper....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,529
Posted By Vlad
Thanks Paul! I know a couple of Walmarts within...

Thanks Paul! I know a couple of Walmarts within walking distance from airports :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,560
Posted By Vlad
Happy testing Eric. Enjoy!

Happy testing Eric. Enjoy!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,027
Views: 648,654
Posted By Vlad
You are not Steve you are fit man! Keep those...

You are not Steve you are fit man! Keep those marathons running.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,790
Posted By Vlad
If Grinch doesnít take it I am interested :D

If Grinch doesnít take it I am interested :D
Forum: Canada 11-22-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By Vlad
Thanks for info Andy. I need to renew mine third...

Thanks for info Andy. I need to renew mine third time.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 201,345
Posted By Vlad
Center bottom skin wear

Those who are still building and expect a lot of flying take a look at this center bottom fuselage skin wear F-976. You might want to prevent it by putting a sort of anti chafing material....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By Vlad
Back to flight test mode after replacing couple...

Back to flight test mode after replacing couple pistons...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 11-21-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,923
Posted By Vlad
Certificate of Achievement

Received yesterday :)

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,294
Posted By Vlad
I am so jealous! I am just a couple RV hours from...

I am so jealous! I am just a couple RV hours from all the fun :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,056
Posted By Vlad
Fifty six hundred plus...

Fifty six hundred plus...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,056
Posted By Vlad
Looked inside another tired cylinder. I don't...

Looked inside another tired cylinder. I don't think it will make it three TBOs it's exhausted. Anyone has a new O-320-D2G for sale?...
Forum: Photography 11-04-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Congratulations on first solo Rocky! Nice job!...

Congratulations on first solo Rocky! Nice job! Good video too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By Vlad
Так держать!

Congratulations Rob! Nice aircraft you have. Come visit next year let's do some serious...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,027
Views: 648,654
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up That's a nice one Steve! That might still stay on...

That's a nice one Steve! That might still stay on the same spot when snow melts from the tail :D

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/heavy_snow_-_1.jpeg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,027
Views: 648,654
Posted By Vlad
I noticed Steve if a rope connecting chocks is...

I noticed Steve if a rope connecting chocks is loose, a 40 mph wind gust moves even heavier metal chock if is it's not under the wheel load.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 10-21-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,923
Posted By Vlad
I like your approach Greg! I may do the same with...

I like your approach Greg! I may do the same with Wyoming I live on the state line :D
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 10-21-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,923
Posted By Vlad
Thanks! The Carolinas folded their programs years...

Thanks! The Carolinas folded their programs years ago. I was almost done with SC but it was too late. Leather jacket fund dried out :)

North Dakota has similar passport program and adjacent southern...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 10-21-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,923
Posted By Vlad
Awards

Program completed. The highest award was shipped to my Utah address. Thanks for fun Maryland!

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Forum: RV-8/8A 10-12-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,440
Posted By Vlad
I second that. A good thing to have. If I had one...

I second that. A good thing to have. If I had one it would speed up my build for a least two weeks :)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-11-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,752
Posted By Vlad
Could be painter's masking tape trace Paul.

Could be painter's masking tape trace Paul.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,352
Posted By Vlad
Get the Mistress fixed and head my way. You will...

Get the Mistress fixed and head my way. You will never regret :D

CJ with the GBE tube

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Loading procedure. Rangeley...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,287
Posted By Vlad
I was reading every single post by Kevin Horton....

I was reading every single post by Kevin Horton. Wealth of knowledge shared over the years thanks Kevin! Glad to have you here.
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