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Forum: Safety 05-07-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,784
Posted By carolsyracuse
MSDS for fire gone

Anyone familiar with chemistry knows that products have MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) that specify the chemical composition and hazards associated with them. Here is the MSDS for Fire...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-04-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By carolsyracuse
Baselegaviation.com. Vic has taken the Rotax...

Baselegaviation.com. Vic has taken the Rotax engine courses and is certified.
located at KFFC south of Atlanta

VIC SYRACUSE
independent Rotax Maintenance Technician
Contact: VIC SYRACUSE
Phone:...
Forum: Interiors 03-25-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By carolsyracuse
Another choice

Seatfoam.com also sells the foam. You can purchase 1 inch layers in multiple firmnesses to build your cushions. They also can recommend what firmness should be used where.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,410
Posted By carolsyracuse
Eaa special on how-to books and dvds

For those of you who are not on the EAA email list, EAA is running a promotion on how-to books and dvd's for Homebuilders Week. The promotion is 20% off and free shipping through Feb 8,2021. The...
Forum: RV-10 12-26-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,094
Posted By carolsyracuse
workbench kit

Vic used two 4X8 workbenches using these brackets. You can make the workbench any size....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-31-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,924
Posted By carolsyracuse
AOPA valve chart

https://www.aopa.org/-/media/Files/AOPA/Home/Pilot-Resources/ASI/Valve-safety/14FN0000-ASI-Valve-Safey-Poster_Final.pdf
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,082
Posted By carolsyracuse
this pdf is not printable

I want to remind everyone considering a purchase if you need a printed copy go to LULU. The pdf's from ejunkie are not printable. I know someone mentioned Adobe DC PRO, but I have adobe DC Pro (which...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,246
Posted By carolsyracuse
review from a purchaser

Don Hazie from Australia-the first person to receive the Pre-Buy book has kindly
agreed to let me post his review of it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,246
Posted By carolsyracuse
Great News

Great news. The Pre-buy books are starting to arrive. We ordered one on Aug 10 and it arrived today. Another customer received a shipping notice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,082
Posted By carolsyracuse
Lulu discount code for printed book

As a reminder, here is the link for the PRINTED book. Lulu has a discount code through the 28th. It is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,246
Posted By carolsyracuse
discount code

Lulu runs discount codes quite often. It shows up at the top of the page. Currently, the code is for 10% off. It is SUMMER10
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,246
Posted By carolsyracuse
regarding kindle

Just want you to know that your requests for e-reader access are not being ignored. I have created a test kindle version however it limits the user functionality. Fonts are not adjustable and you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,671
Posted By carolsyracuse
beware the trap stick

I used the trapstick in an out of the way location between the rails on my deck trying to get rid of nearby yellow jackets. One day I found a bird trapped on the sticky glue. Now I would use a...
Forum: Interiors 06-04-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 839
Posted By carolsyracuse
Sheepskin care

I purchased the sheepskin for our rv10 seats from Douglass interior products. Their recommendation for sheepskin care is listed here

https://douglassinteriorproducts.com/care-tips/

Having said that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,976
Posted By carolsyracuse
Thanks Claude

Thank for the gorgeous pictures Claude.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,574
Posted By carolsyracuse
I agree

Apologies for my previous posting here. Apparently SNF was working on postponing the event
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-11-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,154
Posted By carolsyracuse
Great use for aircraft

Supporting your wife's hobby
Love the plant picture. I appreciate your trip write ups with your children. This one with your wife ranks right up there. Thanks for sharing
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,926
Posted By carolsyracuse
That's hilarious. Vic says he was really looking...

That's hilarious. Vic says he was really looking forward to a trip to St. Louis in winter.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-23-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,821
Posted By carolsyracuse
As a wife and partner in our builds, I kept track...

As a wife and partner in our builds, I kept track of the expenses along the way and helped with the decision making on those expenses.
Forum: Safety 12-06-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,772
Posted By carolsyracuse
link to webinar

http://pages.eaa.org/WBN2019-12-11VansRVMaintenanceGotchas_LP-Registration.html
Forum: RV-10 11-10-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,858
Posted By carolsyracuse
Try it on for size

While most people fit in the ten, a couple of years ago at OSH we had a gentleman fit in the 14 but not the ten. It all has to do with upper body length and leg length.
Forum: Interiors 10-29-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,117
Posted By carolsyracuse
I don't recall that thread here, however...

I don't recall that thread here, however Kitplanes had a 3 part series years ago that was excellent.
https://www.kitplanes.com/cover-story-designing-men/
Forum: Painting your RV 10-28-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,692
Posted By carolsyracuse
prep work

A painted airplane requires different prep than an unpainted one. Not certain if the other prices quoted are comparable due to that.
Forum: Aircraft Camping 06-11-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,456
Posted By carolsyracuse
I pack a return shipping label and tape in my box...

I pack a return shipping label and tape in my box and apply before returning the package back to ges services.


I've never been charged more for return shipping.
Forum: Safety 05-23-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,042
Posted By carolsyracuse
Thanks Waldo

Thanks to Waldo from Falcon Squadron for syncing the video with the slides to make the presentation suitable. You did an excellent job.
Forum: Safety 05-06-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,042
Posted By carolsyracuse
Yes the presentation is still on tomorrow Tues...

Yes the presentation is still on tomorrow Tues May 7 4PM EST. Hangar D28 KFFC
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-26-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,208
Posted By carolsyracuse
Thanks

Thanks for posting these pic Mike. We've been to Alaska 3 times in the summer.
What a different view in the winter.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,326
Posted By carolsyracuse
business use

Many states allow an exemption from sales tax on parts for service done in state on aircraft registered out of state. Using the FAA N number registration site to verify the registration state is...
Forum: RV-14 10-11-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,581
Posted By carolsyracuse
townhouse

I spent hours filling and sanding the wheel pants behind our townhouse when we owned our home and townhouse and were finishing our 10. There were no backyard neighbors or walkable green space. There...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,207
Posted By carolsyracuse
food

Last year there was no food available on the field until the Sat before the show. The on site food vendors closed at 4 or 5 pm depending on location on that Sat.
The main Camp scholler store was...
Forum: RV-10 06-06-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,650
Posted By carolsyracuse
Electric rudder trim

http://www.myrv10.com/N104CD/upgrades/20071104/index.html
Forum: Aircraft Camping 05-31-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,531
Posted By carolsyracuse
thanks Tanya Card

Las year at OSH I picked up this tip from Tanya Card. She packs gear in the HD 17 gal tough tote. https://www.homedepot.com/p/HDX-17-Gal-Storage-Tote-in-Black-HDX17GONLINE-6/205808350

She then...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By carolsyracuse
That's hysterical:)

That's hysterical:)
Forum: Safety 04-22-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 21,206
Posted By carolsyracuse
This thread has gone to a he said/he said debate....

This thread has gone to a he said/he said debate. The last post claims that the poster did not fly after one and a half months of purchase of the RV9A(inspection was on Apr 27,2017) However on...
Forum: RV-10 03-05-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,360
Posted By carolsyracuse
possible cause of crazing

We contacted LP Aero plastics regarding the crazing on our RV10 windshield. They said the cause was the use of automobile reflective inserts on the inside of the plexiglass. They said there is a...
Forum: RV-10 03-05-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By carolsyracuse
We contacted LP Aero plastics regarding the...

We contacted LP Aero plastics regarding the crazing on our RV10 windshield. They said the cause was the use of automobile reflective inserts on the inside of the plexiglass. They said there is a...
Forum: RV-10 09-25-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,946
Posted By carolsyracuse
long term

We have used this product in both of our rv-10s. It is behind our upholstery on the side panels, under the floor panels, on the baggage bulkhead. It is mostly unseen. We have had no issues with it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,222
Posted By carolsyracuse
Very nice

We used the same company to make a flying Snoopy for our well house. They did excellent work. Nice to get custom work at a reasonable price.
Forum: Interiors 05-29-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,835
Posted By carolsyracuse
Tom Yes the uv poly 69 should work if your...

Tom
Yes the uv poly 69 should work if your machine will take it. I had an old basic singer from 1977 that worked fine, however I ruined the embroidery function of a computerized machine by sewing...
Forum: Interiors 05-28-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,835
Posted By carolsyracuse
Yes I use the 1/2 in scrim. If you are using...

Yes I use the 1/2 in scrim. If you are using material for your seats that is flame resistant, the following link shows a scrim that passes CA smolder tests....
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,966
Posted By carolsyracuse
GA tax

Ray
Don't mean to burst your bubble, but GA has a property tax on aircraft. Perhaps they haven't found you yet probably since you flew after the first of the year. Early in the year they send out a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,690
Posted By carolsyracuse
Matt Younkin

Matt Younkin performed today at the Columbus ga air show. Looks like he was at sun n fun earlier this week. The two shows usually aren't the same week. Must be because of Easter's date this year.
Forum: Florida (Central) 04-02-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,857
Posted By carolsyracuse
whitted

Highly recommend Hilton near Whitted. It may say 3 blocks, but the hotel is very close to the FBO. The FBO has a great restaurant on site. The entire waterfront area is walkable.
Forum: Interiors 03-24-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,835
Posted By carolsyracuse
If you want your seat covers to look...

If you want your seat covers to look professional, you can add foam scrim. This adds support under the fabric. I do not use it with leather. Since you are using nomex I assume for its fire...
Forum: Interiors 03-23-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,835
Posted By carolsyracuse
I never glued the cover to the foam. If you make...

I never glued the cover to the foam. If you make it tight it won't need it. Also if you glue it you will not be able to have heated seats as the pad goes between the cover and the foam.
Forum: Interiors 03-23-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,835
Posted By carolsyracuse
I have made the covers for many seat cushions...

I have made the covers for many seat cushions through the years. I have not covered the Vans cushions, but had a set that came with a pattern. The pattern seemed way to big. To cover the foam, I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,383
Posted By carolsyracuse
seat cushion material

I don;t think Vans seat foam has the features that Oregon Aero or Classic seats have. These vendor's seats allow comfort for very long trips.The secret is the comforfoam in the seats. Oregon Aero has...
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,022
Posted By carolsyracuse
The foam I referenced is what the OA seats are...

The foam I referenced is what the OA seats are made of. The comforfoam is the nasa designed foam that prevents the cushion from bottoming out and protects the tailbone in the event of an accident.
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,022
Posted By carolsyracuse
If you are willing to carve the foam yourself,...

If you are willing to carve the foam yourself, you can purchase good quality
comforfoam from seatfoam.com. Generally one inch of blue foam goes on the bottom and you can glue( with spray adhesive)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,761
Posted By carolsyracuse
get a darker color

You can choose from many colors of sheepskin. We had light gray sheepskin seats in our rv10. After five years they took on a yellowish cast. Vic loves the sheepskin so when we redid the interior, I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,250
Posted By carolsyracuse
Great pics Brad. We camped next to Brad in Camp...

Great pics Brad. We camped next to Brad in Camp Scholler. Very convenient to have the welcome wagon next door. Brad is a great guy and passionate volunteer. Left his campsite at 5:30 am everyday to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,578
Posted By carolsyracuse
rate change for a/c 2016

Paul
This years rate for business use of aircraft is $1.17.
Forum: Interiors 06-22-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 71,899
Posted By carolsyracuse
Your interiors are beautiful. We see a number of...

Your interiors are beautiful. We see a number of them in Vic's shop and the quality and attention to detail are obvious.
Forum: Interiors 06-21-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 71,899
Posted By carolsyracuse
change title

suggest you change the title of your thread to Classic Aero (from CAD). I think you will get to your target audience better. CAD sound like engineering not interiors
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-05-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,863
Posted By carolsyracuse
awesome

Keep making those memories with your mother. My mother loved to fly. The first time she flew to Atlanta from Ohio with Vic she said she didn't enjoy it because she flew straight and level. He had to...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-02-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,545
Posted By carolsyracuse
make your own

I don't believe oregon aero sells patterns. You will have to make your own. Get a 27 x 34 paper pad-mine had 1" graph lines. Trace each side of each cushion and add the appropriate seam allowance....
Forum: RV-10 06-11-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 527,466
Posted By carolsyracuse
groovy gull, groovy goshawk, groovy gander

groovy gull, groovy goshawk, groovy gander
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 16,886
Posted By carolsyracuse
tipping for fancier portapotties

I was annoyed at the attendants stationed at the fancy portapotties between the display hangars with their tip jars. I am sorry, but the admittance price should include bathroom facilities. I...
Forum: Tools 03-13-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,892
Posted By carolsyracuse
dad's leather punch

We are sprucing up the interior of our 10. I got the side panel ready and Vic sprayed the adhesive. We attach the panel with screws and Vic tried using his ice pick punch to make the screw hole in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,399
Posted By carolsyracuse
upholstery tips

Charles
Kitplanes did a series of upholstery articles in 2010. Starting in the April 2010 edition with "Cover Story-designing men". There were articles in May (Building a Custom Cushion), June (Seat...
Forum: RV-10 11-28-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,301
Posted By carolsyracuse
indoor handles

As a front seat passenger in the rv-10 when we fly in turbulence, I scoot my seat all the way to the forward position and hold onto the handles in the dash.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 43,327
Posted By carolsyracuse
Why push your luck?

Gash, both you and Dan asked the same question. Why not just put the relief valve in as a failure mitigation. Let me ask it another way. Why install something in the first place that has a high...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,435
Posted By carolsyracuse
ad valorem tax in GA

Georgia has an ad valorem tax. You pay tax on the value stated every year in November. Don't know about TN
Forum: Interiors 07-19-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,414
Posted By carolsyracuse
awesome

Dave
The seats look awesome. I can't believe it is your first set.
Carol
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