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Forum: RV-8/8A 07-27-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,748
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Bent Stick

Iím looking for a bent stick for my -8, is anyone still performing the bending?

Or if you have one you want to part with let me know via PM.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-08-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,642
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Follow the install drawings for your radio and or...

Follow the install drawings for your radio and or intercom, they will indicate which side of the shield is terminated to ground. I just completed my install and it turned out great.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-11-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,011
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I installed a POS12 this week, worked well with...

I installed a POS12 this week, worked well with an adel Clamp. I used 4-40 RC connectors which are more than beefy enough.

https://flic.kr/p/2iDg4ij
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-11-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 34,246
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I ordered a new motor from Usher today with a...

I ordered a new motor from Usher today with a pressed on worm gear for $125, price has not changed. Also ordered a brush set for $25. My wiring fatigued at the edge of the motor and broke losing...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-01-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,422
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I?m going through an upgrade which will add a...

I?m going through an upgrade which will add a D180 for EFIS redundancy to my current D100. With the DSAB network you need to assign an EFIS as the buss master, the master will control the...
Forum: Safety 10-03-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,924
Posted By DHRYCAUK
With my Dynon setup Dynon recommends to install a...

With my Dynon setup Dynon recommends to install a toggle switch to supply power to the servos, cheap insurance vs shearing the shear pin.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,355
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Any issues with the rear engine compartment heat...

Any issues with the rear engine compartment heat on the actuator?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-30-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,763
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I?d be interested as well if available...

I?d be interested as well if available...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 123,702
Posted By DHRYCAUK
420 hours, some aerobatics... No cracks. Thx for...

420 hours, some aerobatics... No cracks. Thx for the great idea using the smart phone camera, worked awesome!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,856
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I found my alt field light would flicker but you...

I found my alt field light would flicker but you would barely see it, just a slight illumination. The voltage had dropped some to 14v from the typical 14.2-14.5, I dropped my alternator and the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,525
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Thx for the tips everyone, just enjoying some sun...

Thx for the tips everyone, just enjoying some sun and cerveza's in Mexico for a couple weeks. Will post what I find when I get back.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,525
Posted By DHRYCAUK
My first thought was a powder coat deficiency,...

My first thought was a powder coat deficiency, I'll try and flake it off when I get back from vacation in a couple weeks to expose the metal. Hopefully that's all it is.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,525
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Powder coat crack?

After changing my oil I was inspecting the FWF with the cowl off and I noticed a crack on my lower engine mount. Not sure if it's just a powder coat crack or the mount itself. I'll probably need to...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-29-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,450
Posted By DHRYCAUK
http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y460/Dhrycauk/...

http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y460/Dhrycauk/image_zpsr3kdmtxz.jpeg...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-19-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,566
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I replaced my Nippon denso alternator after 350...

I replaced my Nippon denso alternator after 350 hrs of service, for $150 new it's cheap peace of mind as I was starting fresh with new bearings etc. just swapped the pulleys and installed and went...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-08-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,298
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I purchased mine with the intention to install it...

I purchased mine with the intention to install it to hold the canopy open 4-6" or so for winter or cooler ambient temp taxi's, I still like the spring loaded lock for the mid point as I can open my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,859
Posted By DHRYCAUK
My existing conduit is only 7/16" od, I wish the...

My existing conduit is only 7/16" od, I wish the original builder would have gone 1/2". I was hoping to mount my 2 dynon compasses in the left wingtip but with 3 power wires already installed it...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-29-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,287
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I am a low time pilot and purchased my RV-8 a...

I am a low time pilot and purchased my RV-8 a couple years ago with only 65 hrs total time and hadn't flown in 10 years, a quick refresher 16 hrs in a Citabria and 7hrs dual in Mike Seagers RV-7 got...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,859
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Drill Conduit Holes Closed Wing

I seen one post where additional conduit holes where drilled in a closed wing with the use of extensions on removed wings, but is it possible on installed wings?

I am looking at installing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,811
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Worked ok for me just now.

Worked ok for me just now.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-26-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,634
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Red Deer CYQF is located SW of The city in...

Red Deer CYQF is located SW of The city in Penhold, approx 20min from Sylvan Lake.

As for Edmonton hopefully someone local can speak up, CYEG international is south of the city but will be a little...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By DHRYCAUK
My insurance company accepted my transition time...

My insurance company accepted my transition time with Mike Seager in his RV-7, I got 7 hours and I found it a rewarding experience. My total tail time before that was 16 hours in a Citabria, after...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-24-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,835
Posted By DHRYCAUK
My -8 with a O-360 and FP has a fairly forward CG...

My -8 with a O-360 and FP has a fairly forward CG so I have a 50lb bag I tie down in the passenger seat when I fly solo otherwise I run out of elevator trim when landing. With the dual baggage areas...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-23-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,540
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I download an app for my iPhone, WnB Pro ver 2.1....

I download an app for my iPhone, WnB Pro ver 2.1. It works awesome and is flexible to set up for your airframe.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-21-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,651
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Thx for posting pictures, I'm looking at doing a...

Thx for posting pictures, I'm looking at doing a setup very similar to get read back to my Dynon D180.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-08-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 24,126
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I needed to top up my tires recently so I also...

I needed to top up my tires recently so I also tried raising the pressure to 44psi, I found the same problem you had... A very weird shimmy or bunny hop at around 40 mph on take off. After two...
Forum: Tools 02-20-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,927
Posted By DHRYCAUK
USATCO 214C Rivet Squeezer Parts Breakdown

I needed some parts to fix an air leak on my USATCO 214C squeezer, attached is the parts break down for the squeezer. The Parts manager was also able to talk to a service tech and provide the most...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-22-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,659
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Congrats Cam, you have a nice bird!

Congrats Cam, you have a nice bird!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,612
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Thx Don, I was not aware of that. Time to take...

Thx Don, I was not aware of that. Time to take some measurements at the hangar and compare.

Dave
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-12-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,612
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I'm in the process of updating my RV-8 panel and...

I'm in the process of updating my RV-8 panel and have been using Xpanel, I'm quite impressed so far. I'm sure it doesn't have every instrument but there is a good selection of the popular avionics. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,266
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Congrats, I still have the "Grin" after 35 hours...

Congrats, I still have the "Grin" after 35 hours :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-23-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,458
Posted By DHRYCAUK
My insurance company wanted 10 hrs -8 time as...

My insurance company wanted 10 hrs -8 time as well for hull insurance, after a couple telephone calls they accepted my transition training with Mike Seager in his -7. I was a low time pilot with...
Forum: Safety 12-11-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,757
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I purchased my HGU-55 on eBay, mint shape and a...

I purchased my HGU-55 on eBay, mint shape and a lot cheaper than purchasing new ($400). You can go to the gentex site to get the measurements to determine what size helmet you need. I then...
Forum: Safety 12-05-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,260
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Not sure on the other glass screens but my Dynon...

Not sure on the other glass screens but my Dynon has a Lion backup battery but I would imagine the charge rate is extremely low and the usage on the battery is pretty much non existent unless you...
Forum: Safety 12-05-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,260
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I also fly large scale remote control control gas...

I also fly large scale remote control control gas and electric planes and helicopters, LifePO4 batteries have been extremely stable for all of the RC world but the majority of us balance charge our...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-18-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,225
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I got a reply and he mentioned he is focusing on...

I got a reply and he mentioned he is focusing on his radial rocket build and has decided to close the doors for now. Hopefully he will return to business after the build.
Forum: Canada 11-12-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,147
Posted By DHRYCAUK
My RV-8 had painted US registration marks, vinyl...

My RV-8 had painted US registration marks, vinyl works great if you can match the background color. I ended up purchasing a Silhoulette vinyl cutter from Michaels and cut my own registration marks. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,906
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Thx, I ended up picking one up from Dayton,...

Thx,

I ended up picking one up from Dayton, just need to source out some nice mil spec tactile switches to add to the grip.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,906
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I have a quandrant very similar now to the one...

I have a quandrant very similar now to the one linked, I was hoping to just change the grip to an AR-15 style with a couple buttons for flap control and smoke activation.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,906
Posted By DHRYCAUK
That sucks, I guess thats what you get when you...

That sucks, I guess thats what you get when you procrastinate and wait too long !!

I was so looking forward to installing a new throttle grip this winter with a few mil spec buttons.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,906
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Fatboy Grips/Quadrants

Is Fatboy still in business? Looking to upgrade my throttle quadrant and have had no luck as their website looks to be down, looking at his profile on VAF he was last online here in Feb/2014.

thx
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-01-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,757
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I did my transistion training in an RV-7 and my...

I did my transistion training in an RV-7 and my insurance company accepted it with a little persuasion. When I soloed my -8 I felt comfortable with the experience I had gained from the -7, flying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,252
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Congrats!!

Congrats!!
Forum: Reviews 09-10-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,499
Posted By DHRYCAUK
55 hours on my Zulu2's and love them, even bought...

55 hours on my Zulu2's and love them, even bought a 2nd set for the wife in the back seat!!
Forum: Safety 09-06-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,945
Posted By DHRYCAUK
High Flying Geese

I was returning to my home base yesterday later in the day, cruising along at 6500' MSL (4000' AGL) and looked to my 8 o' clock and to my surprise seen a large flock of Canada geese 500' above me and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,477
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I found that I had the best visibility on my mini...

I found that I had the best visibility on my mini by installing it on a kneeboard, still not the greatest but I could still see and navigate what I needed to do.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,142
Posted By DHRYCAUK
With a little creativity with the search engine...

With a little creativity with the search engine on the transport canada website I got the following for Canada

RV-3 - 19
RV-4 - 71
RV-6 - 92
RV-6A - 71
RV-7 35
RV-7A - 56
RV-8 - 43
RV-8A - 5
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,204
Posted By DHRYCAUK
They must have found more than the voltage reg...

They must have found more than the voltage reg worn as the quote came back at $156, they have a new one for $130. I'm not sure if that is the core return price or outright, comtemplating whch is the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,204
Posted By DHRYCAUK
The last couple flights I've seen my volts...

The last couple flights I've seen my volts creeping up my ND alternator, so I dropped it off at an alternator shop and the repair cost is higher than a replacement. Question, is there any mods...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,540
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I only had 75hrs TT in tricycles and had not...

I only had 75hrs TT in tricycles and had not flown in 10 years when I purchased my built RV-8 early this year. This spring I got my recurrency training in a Citabria 16hrs and flew to Oregon to get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,054
Posted By DHRYCAUK
In the last 2 months I have 15hrs on my RV-8 that...

In the last 2 months I have 15hrs on my RV-8 that I purchased from Laser and must admit I enjoy every minute of it!! Especially when I can share the experiences with my family.

Congrats on your sons...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-10-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,617
Posted By DHRYCAUK
That's cool, does it come painted? I need to...

That's cool, does it come painted? I need to ask, how much was it? :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-16-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,315
Posted By DHRYCAUK
You might have to change the privacy settings for...

You might have to change the privacy settings for your video, currently tells me it is a private video and won't display.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 648,189
Posted By DHRYCAUK
My wife and sons first flight in the -8, it's so...

My wife and sons first flight in the -8, it's so rewarding to share your passion with your family!!

http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y460/Dhrycauk/imagejpg1_zpsdc0ccc06.jpg...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-02-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,080
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Just as you said Bill, a dedicated flying session...

Just as you said Bill, a dedicated flying session of stop and go's and I now like the tail link :D

Just needed to get used to it, thx for your wisdom...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,071
Posted By DHRYCAUK
I have one for my -8, works good, I needed to...

I have one for my -8, works good, I needed to squeeze my cotter pin on the tail wheel castle nut to allow it to fit better and it does not fit 100% but I've used it a few times now and like it. ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-20-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Nice video, I'm looking forward to setting up my...

Nice video, I'm looking forward to setting up my GoPro on my next flight. How did you mount your camera to your tail wheel fork?
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-17-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,080
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Well 3 flights in and it's definitely getting...

Well 3 flights in and it's definitely getting better, I still need to relax the rudder inputs initially a bit more and not worry about maintaining the centre line and just hold a straight track down...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-14-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,080
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Hi Don, Yes I think Brett was sad to see the...

Hi Don,

Yes I think Brett was sad to see the "Bald Eagle" go, but we all go through changes in our lives... the best thing about purchasing the -8 from Brett is that I gained a friend!!

I could...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-14-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,080
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Hi Cam, Yep that was me, today was a just go out...

Hi Cam,

Yep that was me, today was a just go out and have fun day!! So I put 1.6 on the Hobbs and can't stop grinning :D

We will have to get together one of these days, would love to see your -9A...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-13-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,080
Posted By DHRYCAUK
Thumbs up RV-8 C-FHRY First Flight

I'm happy to report I had my first flight on my newly purchased RV-8, 1 hour and counting as C-FHRY :). Very happy with the airplane, handles like a little fighter :).

This is my redemption for...
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