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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-04-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,074
Posted By cawmd82
Way too complicated....

and another excuse to keep motorcycles in your hangar!

Once the wheel is off and tire deflated take your favorite bike, bigger the better, and put wheel adjacent to kickstand. Lift the bike off and...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-06-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,952
Posted By cawmd82
What is it?

The round engine beast behind the steamer??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,495
Posted By cawmd82
Thanks

May be a MDW operation and buy 15 gallons only
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,495
Posted By cawmd82
Chicago area rec

Flying the 10 to Chicagoland next weekend then on to WI. Need to park Friday and sat night,the 25 and 26 th. Going to a wedding in downtown area, staying in Lincoln Park area

Anyone have a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,935
Posted By cawmd82
If only......

We could insure that he would show. Ill throw in the first $100 to the pot for his ticket and expenses. I'll bet the EAA would comp him a ticket and provide a guide for opportunities for improvement.
Forum: RV-10 06-19-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,695
Posted By cawmd82
Bump

Has anyone gone forward with this idea and commercial production?
Forum: RV-10 05-31-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,277
Posted By cawmd82
Stock answer

To any mod from any company.....

Look at it from a more critical view. Putting same brace at back of compartment can't change that much.
Forum: RV-10 05-31-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,277
Posted By cawmd82
Making the back brace removable....

still makes the most sense to me. I'm cutting mine and putting a brace at the far back this week. It will take very little to make a seat back brace that goes in and out with about six bolts in six...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,420
Posted By cawmd82
3/8 open end wrench

velcroed to the inside of the forward bag compartment works great and does multiple duty.
Forum: Florida (South) 02-19-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,452
Posted By cawmd82
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,049
Posted By cawmd82
Electronic tire pressure monitors?

So time marches on and the gadgets presumably get better...todays Spruce email featured the SPC system. A little pricey at $310 but????

Anyone using this piece?

Anyone really happy with an...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-29-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 30,639
Posted By cawmd82
What a shock...

I've known Bob through the race circuit for a couple of years and through racing boats, motorcycles, and planes have never met a man more passionate about his wife, his aerodynamics, and the little...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-30-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,397
Posted By cawmd82
Sensible?

Looks perfectly sensible to me.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,846
Posted By cawmd82
Cool.......

Doesn't get much better....We were riding in Big Bend a couple of years ago and rode a ridge line road for a few miles on XR650rs with a couple of redtails in formation about 30 yards off to the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-26-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,958
Posted By cawmd82
Good on ya......

In some cases the terrestrial route is preferable. In 2005 we rode this route and then some on a BMW GS1200. The only jams were due to tourists checking out the Koala. Further west, no crowds and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 64,323
Posted By cawmd82
A36 killer

Stretch the 10 and put barn doors on it: people, dogs and bikes all wanna fly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,967
Posted By cawmd82
Catto

Fixed pitch three blade Catto....dimensions unknown

Obviously well dialed in....the speeds are indisputable.
Forum: Texas (South) 11-05-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,053
Posted By cawmd82
??

Any more info on this available?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,967
Posted By cawmd82
Boomerang??

Which event did they show up for? Is that gonna be a regular operation??....never seen it fly???
Forum: Texas (South) 10-29-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,053
Posted By cawmd82
???

If the good people of Austin can get an F1 circuit with an unprecedented 10 year Moto GP contract I am thinking a new airport should be manageable.
Forum: Safety 10-03-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,520
Posted By cawmd82
LIKE!

Most of these posts are good comments that I would be happy to use a LIKE button on the site in lieu of a BS...."I Agree". At least equally, a DISLIKE button would improve lots of sites, forums, etc.
Forum: Midwest 09-30-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,552
Posted By cawmd82
Yup.....

Was there about 3 weeks ago. Cool approach, nice peeps, and a landing fee--$3.60. Worth the price of admission. Have your video running!!

We came up the valley from the Cortez area over Lizard...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,071
Posted By cawmd82
Any DFW RVers wanna join on a Bearhawk?

Ok so we all have RVs and have the need for speed somewhat under control.

Maybe there's one, two or even three out there who would like to participate in having a truck for those other...
Forum: Texas (North) 08-13-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,609
Posted By cawmd82
ADS

RV8!


Come on by
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By cawmd82
Got it

Flying to Tampa in am on big bird, sails set near Venice tomorrow pm for local ride then moving up coast from Venice on Wednesday---weather permitting.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By cawmd82
Clearwater Air Park

Anyone around there? We will be in the hood via sailboat this week sometime, looking for local knowledge.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-08-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,782
Posted By cawmd82
Cisco...

We went by there a few weeks ago while hauling motorcycles to Junction for a ride. The bloke-Mike-who runs things is as passionate about his product as any and they seem to be doing well. It's no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,107
Posted By cawmd82
Godd stories rock!

Great job Dad! Let us know when ya come to Texas!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 23,281
Posted By cawmd82
Key points...

The anti glare screen protector and non polarized sunglasses are the key.....

Using Ipad 1 and no overhead shade on a leg velcro strap....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 27,440
Posted By cawmd82
Bearhawk....

My two cents for flexibility....
The Bearhawk can carry a heap of stuff and be fitted with anything from 160-300 hp engines depending on one's priorities

Give it a Vans update, support, and kit...
Forum: Florida (Central) 01-25-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,508
Posted By cawmd82
Tampa-Fort Meyers airpark?

Ok so I know thats a fairly good distance....

Anyone have any tips on airparks along this stretch that are on or fairly near the water? Prefer paved and hangar available...

Details...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,972
Posted By cawmd82
What to lose?

Phone call and/or email are cheap. You are looking for an airplane not a new drinking buddy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 41,320
Posted By cawmd82
RV Twins

Sounds like these guys need to compare notes and figure out the path forward. I also hope the negativity does not discourage the builder and providing updates. There's a heck of a lot of creative...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 41,320
Posted By cawmd82
Twin Comanche wing project??

Somewhere there was a post a while back about someone trying to mate an RV? with a Twin Comanche wing. Anyone have that story?
Forum: Safety 11-18-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,870
Posted By cawmd82
End result??

So how far did it go? I am guessing the "landing" was ugly......

DETAILS????
Forum: Texas (South) 11-14-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,648
Posted By cawmd82
Hobby

For access to MDA, Hobby-KHOU- is great. Millionair was just fine to deal with. Maybe most helpful controllers I have dealt with.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-09-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,664
Posted By cawmd82
Skis are getting better.....

is the good news. By the time you are flying you'll want some new and probably shorter ones. They rent a lot easier than they fly in an 8. Pack your boots and rent the latest greatest skis.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,087
Posted By cawmd82
Carbon replica O2 A

http://www.aviationenterprises.us/replica0-2askymaster.html

So maybe this is what you really want.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,087
Posted By cawmd82
Pots and kettles?

Hmmmm......Isn't the state of Wyoming symbol a Cowboy??

Sounds like a fun ride if you can thru the details-Maybe twin 0-340s would bolt up.
Forum: Reviews 04-05-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 25,396
Posted By cawmd82
GPS???

So there's some conflicting info? Does it have a gps or not?

Will the 3g have real gps or cell phone triangulation?

Point being...is there an app that will deliver the charts/plates in a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,220
Posted By cawmd82
April 28-May 1

There is an event in Baja called the Mexican 1000. This is a vintage version of the Baja 1000 that will follow a three day rallly format instead of the start to finish whenever you finish approach. ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-17-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,388
Posted By cawmd82
Tie down point mounting.....

and then feed a release cable in thru the right wing bottom vent if you have one sounds like a neat way to do it with little risk of damaging something or a permanent install.

Maybe one of our...
Forum: GPS 03-09-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,847
Posted By cawmd82
Sunlight readability?

Remains the big question here.......

My experience with various consumer platform gadgets is that they are unreadable in the RV environment.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,572
Posted By cawmd82
It will do

Given your panel that is your best option without a complete overhaul. Mine is in the exact same location. If I was doing it over I would prefer it to be more central but you/we have limitations of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,602
Posted By cawmd82
Vera Cruz has had a bad rep

for demanding mordidas. Allegedly it has been sorted out. Go to bajabushpilots.com for most current info and up to date advice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,639
Posted By cawmd82
How to order CBP sticker?

How/from whom does one order the sticker?

From Rosie: You can order a Customs Decal by reading here (http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/travel/pleasure_boats/user_fee/user_fee_decal.xml) and buying here...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-31-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,067
Posted By cawmd82
How much memory .....

is used in the iphone by loading all the plates?
Forum: Texas (North) 12-20-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,809
Posted By cawmd82
I love Texoma....

but the water temp is in the fifties.

From the beach near Tamarindo, CR. Water temp 82-84 F
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-20-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,094
Posted By cawmd82
Anodized side rails....

look great after 2 years. You can anodize all sorts of gadgets in the cockpit to match and make it your own custom look.
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 12-17-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,927
Posted By cawmd82
RV8-MH

Mutthauler......

No problem.....

I brought a Cane Corso-52 pounder--back to Texas last week. Removed rear seat, seat back, and the rear stick.

Made a box to go over the stick attachment apparatus...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,683
Posted By cawmd82
An option for now....

Take a lot of pictures and put them into photobucket or such and post the link here. There are plenty of capable, articulate people on here who will look them over and offer constructive...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-13-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 1,117,661
Posted By cawmd82
Never know what you find.....

when you Google your N number...

Found this picture just tonight:

http://jetphotos.net/viewphoto.php?id=6518654
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,207
Posted By cawmd82
Hella horns

Got 'em on my plane. Started out as a novelty because they were sitting in my garage leftover from some other project.

Much better than yelling "Clear".

Might be good for some legit purpose...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,175
Posted By cawmd82
Somehow I have missed this thread......

Frankly bikes are way ahead of planes on my toy list. I love flying and all that goes with it but I live on 2 wheels.

Somewhere along the line in high school I had the sense to go to college and...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 12-10-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,892
Posted By cawmd82
Pilots n Paws

I finished the Cane Corso flight James mentioned on here early in this thread.

While there were weather hassles seemingly without end, I have to say it was all worthwhile as the dog in question was...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 11-29-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,892
Posted By cawmd82
Noise?

You see the dog muffs here and there. How well or poorly do they handle the noise?
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 11-29-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,892
Posted By cawmd82
Good for you....

Beats just flying for a burger......

Ditto the ?? on crates and the -8
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 716
Posted By cawmd82
Tank blister repair strategy??

While the question of cause remains incompletely agreed upon I am focusing on what to do now....I for one do not buy the company story about inadequate cleaning for one minute.

Has anyone with dry...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-05-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,069
Posted By cawmd82
Ditch the chains.

For the tail lynx cable arrangement. Looks and handles better.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,591
Posted By cawmd82
So now....tank blisters

are a good thing?????????????

Not so fast moosebreath!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,634
Posted By cawmd82
Thinking you are doing something is better than...

Thinking you are doing something is better than knowing you are doing nothing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2009, 12:03 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 1,453,543
Posted By cawmd82
Brings up another ??

Has anyone had bubbles under vinyl stickers or just under paint?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 1,453,543
Posted By cawmd82
One thought to start forward....

I think I will sand the paint off a strip of several, maybe 10 bubbles and do a little test. The first 2 I will clean with acetone only, the next two clean and apply green loctite, next two clean...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 1,453,543
Posted By cawmd82
Plenty to sample.....

I have plenty of tank rivet blisters to sample, top and bottom, but not one anywhere else.

The ones I have opened have never had fluid or wept blue since.
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