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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-13-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By BOORSMA
We had the same problem with an older RV-12 and...

We had the same problem with an older RV-12 and tried changing thermo couples, shielding but nothing seamed to work here in Bakersfield, CA. We talked to Vans last year and bought a new muffler that...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-21-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,098
Posted By BOORSMA
Norm, Can you post a picture of the HP plastic...

Norm, Can you post a picture of the HP plastic lever?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-11-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,466
Posted By BOORSMA
The nice people at the tax office contacted me...

The nice people at the tax office contacted me saying they wanted to know the value of my home-built for the property taxes. They asked what the fair market value was and I said "not much."

I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-04-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,035
Posted By BOORSMA
I have the Van's extensions and they are great. ...

I have the Van's extensions and they are great. Very strong, solid and secure. They are bolted on and I never have to worry that they will fall off or loosen.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-27-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,602
Posted By BOORSMA
What kind of an alarm is it? Is it a single tone?

What kind of an alarm is it? Is it a single tone?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-26-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,051
Posted By BOORSMA
Problem with Radio display

My Garmin GTR-200 display will sometimes go fuzzy such that the settings can not be read. By just putting a little pressure on the display with my finger it clears up. But, then shortly afterwards,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-23-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,732
Posted By BOORSMA
Bakersfield Annual Fly-in June 3rd

We always have a great time at our Annual EAA Chapter 71 fly-in but this year we would like to see more RV 12's show up. We have two rv-12's finished and flying in our chapter and three more in...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-31-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,459
Posted By BOORSMA
I had the same problem with low CHT on cold days....

I had the same problem with low CHT on cold days. I noticed the temps raised slightly when I pulled on the cabin heat. I now put tape over about half or more of the heater vent holes coming into...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-23-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,486
Posted By BOORSMA
I finally after trying like forever, got a date...

I finally after trying like forever, got a date with the prettiest girl I had seen and was in love with since 10th grade, she agreed to go out with me. I was all dressed up and went out to my MG and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-23-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,780
Posted By BOORSMA
I did exactly the same thing and it is much...

I did exactly the same thing and it is much stronger and no more bending. Vans should evaluate making this change.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-28-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,591
Posted By BOORSMA
John Harmon's 70th birthday

EAA Chapter 71 is sponsoring a 70th birthday celebration for John Harmon of the "Harmon Rocket" fame. It will be held at the Rocket Shop Caf? in Bakersfield, CA. The Caf? is on the North end of the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-21-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,926
Posted By BOORSMA
I reset my tail number and hex code and problem...

I reset my tail number and hex code and problem solved.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-17-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,926
Posted By BOORSMA
I went into the set-up menu and the tail number...

I went into the set-up menu and the tail number and hex code are correct. I got an e-mail from Dynon that said I may have to wait when I turn on the master switch until the system is completely up...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-17-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,926
Posted By BOORSMA
Transponder/ADS-B tail number mismatch

I just got a call and follow up e-mail from the FAA saying that my ADS-B output tail number did not match my Transponder tail number. The transponder output is correct but the last two digits on the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-01-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,352
Posted By BOORSMA
Thankyou for the help. boorsma@aol.com

Thankyou for the help.

boorsma@aol.com
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-01-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,352
Posted By BOORSMA
Need help on FAA form 8130-6 Application

I submitted my FAA form 8130-6 Application for Airworthiness Certificate and it was rejected stating that section III Owners Certification was not completed.

I am applying for a ELSA. Is there...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-22-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,160
Posted By BOORSMA
Hi Don, Had the same thing happen when I...

Hi Don,

Had the same thing happen when I reinstalled the painted tail cone. I loosened the screws holding the cone to the frame and pushed it forward a little and retightened the screws. It moved...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-19-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,966
Posted By BOORSMA
Gee Don, Your photos are beautiful! What are...

Gee Don,

Your photos are beautiful! What are you using to take such sharp close-ups in tight spaces?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-19-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,966
Posted By BOORSMA
To continue the saga or the disconnected elevator...

To continue the saga or the disconnected elevator turnbuckle: As I mentioned after I struggled trying to fish the loose cable through the bulkheads I went home and enjoyed a few beers.

While...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-18-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,966
Posted By BOORSMA
Well Don, That is not all that bad of a screw up....

Well Don, That is not all that bad of a screw up. I know it is not polite to One-Up someone when they are relaying a story but in this case I must say move over and listen to a professional screw...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-18-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,093
Posted By BOORSMA
Thanks everyone for the good advise. I did...

Thanks everyone for the good advise. I did contact Vans and they quickly responded with some good recommendations included here.


Reply from Vans:

The rudder is probably just slightly asymmetric...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-17-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,093
Posted By BOORSMA
Oops, I meant to say "Left" stop is 7...

Oops, I meant to say "Left" stop is 7 1/4".
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-17-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,093
Posted By BOORSMA
Production Acceptance RV-12

Well after nearly four years I am making the final inspection and getting ready for the madden flight. While going through the "Production Acceptance Procedures" I found that the rudder when moved...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-14-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,806
Posted By BOORSMA
I hope my Cessna 172 will take a bit of a bump in...

I hope my Cessna 172 will take a bit of a bump in value. Then I can sell it and just fly my RV-12. It is nice being able to take more than one person flying in the 172 but I do like the RV-12. The...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-16-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,909
Posted By BOORSMA
Oh, and I used a long piece of the 3/4" black...

Oh, and I used a long piece of the 3/4" black plastic corrugated wire conduit (the kind used behind the seats) and duct taped it on the end of the shop vac hose. It makes a great very flexable...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-16-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,909
Posted By BOORSMA
I tried with the wire for a long time. Then used...

I tried with the wire for a long time. Then used kite string with a piece of yarn and the shop vac. . . . . Worked in about a second!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-21-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,456
Posted By BOORSMA
Vinyl stick-on Stars & Bars

I am painting my RV-12 silver and would like to put on an Air Force "Stars & Bars" vinyl stick-on that is sold by Aircraft Spruce. I am scratching my head thinking what size I should order. I saw a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-12-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,499
Posted By BOORSMA
Don, My idea of using a DAR rather than an FAA is...

Don, My idea of using a DAR rather than an FAA is that they will really give the plane a good inspection and find things that even the best of us may miss during the build. Would you trust your life...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-06-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,086
Posted By BOORSMA
What airports have unleaded fuel?

Has anyone ever made a list of airports that have unleaded fuel available?
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