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Forum: Safety 03-21-2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,269
Posted By sirlegin
Thanks Walt for insisting I check mine every...

Thanks Walt for insisting I check mine every annual
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 186,957
Posted By sirlegin
This is actually a large moonshine operation

This is actually a large moonshine operation
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-12-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,900
Posted By sirlegin
Did you pump from the brakes up?

Did you pump from the brakes up?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-14-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,852
Posted By sirlegin
I have had wax chord in the engine compartment of...

I have had wax chord in the engine compartment of my 9A for 10 years now and still as clean and tight as the first day.
The wrap ties I used are also in great shape.
Hopefully not the commentators...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By sirlegin
Although I have a slider a changed from the...

Although I have a slider a changed from the smaller one last year after 10 years of good use to the largest available one. what a difference!!. Go big
Forum: Texas (North) 11-24-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 686
Posted By sirlegin
Hangar needed in East Texas

Anyone have any info on an available hangar at KJDD, Wood County Collins Field or F51 Winnsoboro Municipal in East Texas area?
Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,994
Posted By sirlegin
3rd class $40, same for the last 10 years....

3rd class $40, same for the last 10 years. Roanoke, TX
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-22-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,242
Posted By sirlegin
Ditto with my 9A

Ditto with my 9A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,919
Posted By sirlegin
So what happened? Is it in production or kits...

So what happened? Is it in production or kits available to the flying experimenters? It seems that Kool and the Gang have captured the Google search engine for PlaneKool?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,112
Posted By sirlegin
Apples and oranges mate. Very infrequent RV...

Apples and oranges mate. Very infrequent RV ferries and does an aspiring commercial pilot have RV hours for insurance? probably not.
End of conversation for me.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,112
Posted By sirlegin
Sorry but a totally unnecessary post. These are...

Sorry but a totally unnecessary post. These are RV pilots who love to fly these incredible machines.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,160
Posted By sirlegin
My 9A stayed in the hangar because it's too...

My 9A stayed in the hangar because it's too bloody hot at 52F. Airport not degrees
Forum: RV-4 08-06-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By sirlegin
Definitely worth the cost and time. Very bright...

Definitely worth the cost and time. Very bright and low draw
Forum: Rocket 07-19-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,787
Posted By sirlegin
I have the same setup in DFW Texas where the...

I have the same setup in DFW Texas where the summer heat is brutal. I also use a head band as I think Elton John got all the glasses with wipers on them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,653
Posted By sirlegin
So my King Shepherd, a rescue dog is 100 pounds...

So my King Shepherd, a rescue dog is 100 pounds of absolute love and affection, I would love him to be my flying partner. So is he too big or what would you recommend?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 23,467
Posted By sirlegin
62 years old. RV9A 640 hrs $1,264 Old Republic...

62 years old. RV9A 640 hrs $1,264 Old Republic through Gallagher. $110k insured value
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-16-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,003
Posted By sirlegin
I especially like the Dad tribute

I especially like the Dad tribute
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-19-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By sirlegin
I cannot stall with power on. I just go in a nose...

I cannot stall with power on. I just go in a nose up downward spiral
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-12-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,208
Posted By sirlegin
Smile I started to feel ill about 2/3rd's into the...

I started to feel ill about 2/3rd's into the trip. Great video. I guess that's why I fly a 9
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-13-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,931
Posted By sirlegin
I have dual lightspeed with dual hall effect mag...

I have dual lightspeed with dual hall effect mag hole modules. 600 hours and all is well
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,080
Posted By sirlegin
A trip to Port Aransas for fresh Gulf shrimp

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N113SQ/history/20200912/1450Z/52F/KRAS
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By sirlegin
That is very nice. I have the same quadrant and...

That is very nice. I have the same quadrant and my knee rubs on it so get ready to add padding
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,377
Posted By sirlegin
Has anyone gone from the regular shade to the...

Has anyone gone from the regular shade to the super shade? Is the difference tangible?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,760
Posted By sirlegin
Nailed it !!

Nailed it !!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,048
Posted By sirlegin
https://i.postimg.cc/ZWKj6yZk/Meacham2.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/ZWKj6yZk/Meacham2.jpg (https://postimg.cc/ZWKj6yZk)

Thanks for sharing
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-16-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By sirlegin
I have a 9A with 0-320 which was doing the exact...

I have a 9A with 0-320 which was doing the exact same thing. My culprit was the temperature sensor. Changed it out and now have rock steady temp readings.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,306
Posted By sirlegin
I can vouch for that and the wing nav/strobe kit...

I can vouch for that and the wing nav/strobe kit is easy to build and install and works great in my 9A
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-08-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,597
Posted By sirlegin
Wife still wants to see Crater lake???

Wife still wants to see Crater lake???
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-26-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,210
Posted By sirlegin
Cool Prior thread on this subject ...

Prior thread on this subject
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=114156
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,143
Posted By sirlegin
I voted a leak after 6 months however I will...

I voted a leak after 6 months however I will clarify that I have a weeping rivet and a blue stain. I cannot say I am losing much fuel but I cleaned the stain with mouse milk and injected green...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,890
Posted By sirlegin
Thanks for the replies. I have been using...

Thanks for the replies. I have been using Weathermeister since 2011. I really like the Weatherspork sliding capability for time of departure etc. I have looked into Windy.com and find it very useful...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,890
Posted By sirlegin
Weather programs

Both of these programs are good but which is the most accurate: Weathermeister or Weatherspork?
Thoughts?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,286
Posted By sirlegin
I installed a new Aero Classic oil cooler to...

I installed a new Aero Classic oil cooler to replace the factory Niagra and then test flew it. Amazing, I got my oil temps down by 10 to 15 degrees, exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,624
Posted By sirlegin
I'm 6'3 and there is plenty of room in my 9A....

I'm 6'3 and there is plenty of room in my 9A. Having said that you can be shoulder to shoulder with a larger passenger however I installed the almost 14 kit and have the passenger seat reclined to...
Forum: Propellers 09-13-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By sirlegin
I have used tape on the leading edges of my 3...

I have used tape on the leading edges of my 3 blade since new and change the tape every annual. A few nicks in the paint on both sides of the blades now and again which are easy to smooth and...
Forum: Reviews 08-30-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,586
Posted By sirlegin
Me Three

Same excellent service here!!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-27-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,031
Posted By sirlegin
So you have our suggestions. What have you...

So you have our suggestions. What have you concluded?
Forum: Propellers 08-19-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,364
Posted By sirlegin
I use LE tape on the entire leading edge of my 3...

I use LE tape on the entire leading edge of my 3 blade Catto and change it every other annual or unless it needs it earlier. Harder to get off the longer you leave it on in the Texas heat.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-21-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,031
Posted By sirlegin
I had a weeping rivet with a big blue stain and I...

I had a weeping rivet with a big blue stain and I did not realize I had a leak for ages. Mouse milk with one wipe removes all traces of the stain. It's absolute magic ! Try it and see. I was doing my...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-22-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,943
Posted By sirlegin
If I were to sell my 9A with dual lightspeed and...

If I were to sell my 9A with dual lightspeed and all the other goodies I have, I would already have the cowl off and be proud to show what's under the hood and explain everything.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,418
Posted By sirlegin
For every golf shot I take in a year all in is...

For every golf shot I take in a year all in is about $0.76 and I'm actually pretty good at it.
That's another reason I don't track hobby costs as there is no justification. Beats sitting on the couch...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,237
Posted By sirlegin
These losses are considered "acts of God" and...

These losses are considered "acts of God" and should NOT count against you. Seems to me you have a good case for a lawyer.
Forum: Reviews 03-29-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,137
Posted By sirlegin
I built and installed the wingtip nav and strobes...

I built and installed the wingtip nav and strobes and completely agree with your sentiments. I would also definitely recommend them.
Forum: Safety 03-20-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,608
Posted By sirlegin
My electric trim is completely away from the...

My electric trim is completely away from the stick and for the very reasons you are speaking of. Nice smooth flights here thank you.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-05-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,344
Posted By sirlegin
They make great foot rests for short legged...

They make great foot rests for short legged passengers on long flights.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-05-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 849
Posted By sirlegin
Could be the lights went out. I just sent mine to...

Could be the lights went out. I just sent mine to Dynon to repair the backlights. $450 but it is back to like new. My D100 is 11 years old. If you open up the unit all warranty is void and Dynon also...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-14-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,177
Posted By sirlegin
Thank you. Love the 9A

Thank you.
Love the 9A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,486
Posted By sirlegin
I would be interested it your review when you get...

I would be interested it your review when you get it. What is it's user weight limit?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-29-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,389
Posted By sirlegin
It's probably just rebelling about being an RV13?

It's probably just rebelling about being an RV13?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,733
Posted By sirlegin
Where is the like button?

Where is the like button?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,733
Posted By sirlegin
I was told and I agree that it's best to take the...

I was told and I agree that it's best to take the wheel pant off so you can check everything at the same time as you air the tire.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-27-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,569
Posted By sirlegin
Brilliant!!! I was expecting some Hobbits and...

Brilliant!!! I was expecting some Hobbits and Dwarves, then maybe Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood from Where Eagles Dare and then possibly some dinosaurs. definitely 2 Thumbs up. I know how hard it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 599
Posted By sirlegin
Garmin aera 510

I have an updated Garmin Aera 510 for sale $200
This includes all the mounting hardware, power wires and an air gizmo panel mount and is in pristine condition.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-22-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,186
Posted By sirlegin
I have a dual Lightspeed electronic ignition and...

I have a dual Lightspeed electronic ignition and Auto plugs are mandated for this application
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,558
Posted By sirlegin
Any chance of putting the Dynon repair cost back...

Any chance of putting the Dynon repair cost back to $250? My D100 is waiting at UPS for you to reopen after the holiday break. Dim lights
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-21-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,509
Posted By sirlegin
Check out AOPA, they have full details of the...

Check out AOPA, they have full details of the flights, costs and island's with accommodations for the Bahamas.
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-18-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,017
Posted By sirlegin
Originally Posted by Dugaru View Post ...as it...

Originally Posted by Dugaru View Post
...as it would probably be tough to find a nice used RV-9. Even a good 9A usually takes a lengthy search.

I have a really good 9A. Come and see it and fly with...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-17-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,017
Posted By sirlegin
I've been flying my self built 9A for 7 years...

I've been flying my self built 9A for 7 years already, 0-320 with a 3 blade Catto prop. I have the anti splat nose gear brace and skid for security with grass landings, the nose wheel is for...
Forum: Texas (North) 12-06-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,752
Posted By sirlegin
News of importance: 
52F is getting a new nice...

News of importance: 
52F is getting a new nice road. Article dated Dec 4, 2018 here: https://www.dentonrc.com/news/denton...4b7e8d02a.html. This is a big deal.

Brilliant and about time too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,623
Posted By sirlegin
Does the 14 have a different trailing edge wedge...

Does the 14 have a different trailing edge wedge configuration to the rest of the fleet?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,421
Posted By sirlegin
Same thing happened to me after 500 hours. I now...

Same thing happened to me after 500 hours. I now have a B & C to match my B & C secondary alternator. No problems now!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,878
Posted By sirlegin
Nice. On my bucket list

Nice. On my bucket list
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-17-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 847
Posted By sirlegin
Back up solid state artificial horizon low voltage warning

I just replaced my alternator with a B&C and took out a Plane power.
On idle my back up RCA 2600-3 artificial horizon shows low voltage of 9.8. My D10 shows a charge rate of 14.3 volts from the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 955
Posted By sirlegin
Dynon lighting problem

My 7 year in service Dynon D100 is losing it's backlight. $450 plus double shipping to get it repaired at Dynon.
Anyone know of a cheaper fix by DIY perhaps?
Thanks
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