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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,764
Posted By JohnR
Good job Bob! Your decision to climb looks like...

Good job Bob! Your decision to climb looks like it was a good one.
Forum: Reviews 04-24-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 83,364
Posted By JohnR
I adjusted mine when I got it and then rebent the...

I adjusted mine when I got it and then rebent the mike side. It was easy and works fine. The more I use them the more I like them. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 51,209
Posted By JohnR
We will keep Mark in our thoughts and prayers.

We will keep Mark in our thoughts and prayers.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,561
Posted By JohnR
Their site is working for me. Try...

Their site is working for me. Try http://www.safeair1.com or call them at 817 - 939 - 2695
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-03-2008, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,014
Posted By JohnR
I don't know why it is no longer available but...

I don't know why it is no longer available but you can see the archive of the site if you want. The last capture of it on the waybackmachine was in 2005 and can be seen...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-20-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,391
Posted By JohnR
My RV7A will be powere by an IO360-M1B also. I...

My RV7A will be powere by an IO360-M1B also. I just stopped by and spoke to Rhonda at Barrett Precision about this last week. They build Lycoming and Superior engines. She helped me understand the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,829
Posted By JohnR
That would be Chad! I'm sure he will show up here...

That would be Chad! I'm sure he will show up here shortly. It sure is nice of him to count them for us isn't it? ;)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-10-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,789
Posted By JohnR
Great discussion. Keep the info coming I am...

Great discussion. Keep the info coming I am learning a lot from this thread and appreciate the time people are taking to share their knowledge.

As I approach needing to make decisions on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,621
Posted By JohnR
I have two sets of DC's and sent them both in for...

I have two sets of DC's and sent them both in for minor issues. One set was no charge and the other set they charged $75 for. I was actually pretty pleased as when they came back it appeared...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-07-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By JohnR
Larry, I have done most of my nutplates with the...

Larry, I have done most of my nutplates with the same rivets mentioned. I picked mine up at https://www.pegasusautoracing.com/productselection.asp?Product=NAS1097AD3

They have a much smaller head...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-06-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,880
Posted By JohnR
Welcome! It is a lot like Christmas. Have fun...

Welcome!

It is a lot like Christmas. Have fun learning and find a local EAA chapter to join if you haven't already. Feel free to ask for help if you have questions.

I've been working on our 7A...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-06-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,660
Posted By JohnR
I built a set for my wings and once I was done I...

I built a set for my wings and once I was done I loaned them to an RV9 builder in the area and he is currently using them. I thought they worked quite well and they were good and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,568
Posted By JohnR
Glad to hear he made it safely!

Glad to hear he made it safely!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-05-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,591
Posted By JohnR
Great job Bill! Glad to hear things went well....

Great job Bill! Glad to hear things went well. When I started on my 7A a couple of years ago you were at that point where I am now. Your success provide great encouragement! Have fun and be safe.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,213
Posted By JohnR
Could it have been this RV8? ...

Could it have been this RV8?

http://tomsrv8.com/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2007, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,853
Posted By JohnR
Delta propaganda

FYI - I just got this from Delta. Looks like they are sending it to all SkyMiles people.

Providing the highest quality service to our customers is the guiding principle in everything we do at Delta....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,838
Posted By JohnR
Way to go Jamie! It is nice to see one in the air...

Way to go Jamie! It is nice to see one in the air that I have been following for a while. Enjoy the ride!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,568
Posted By JohnR
My son and I had a chance to meet Jon as he was...

My son and I had a chance to meet Jon as he was working on changing out the altimeter to the one that uses millibars. It was interesting to find out that he was heading to Australia with the plane....
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-22-2007, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,304
Posted By JohnR
Dave, You will need several tools! ;) 1. On...

Dave,

You will need several tools! ;)

1. On thje Scotchbrite wheels I would recommend two, they are 6 inch. The 3M cut and polish wheel...
Forum: Formation Flying 07-21-2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,191
Posted By JohnR
According to Bob Collins "Coming up: the 35-ship...

According to Bob Collins "Coming up: the 35-ship RV formation (I believe it's known as Falcon Flight) is due in at 2 p.m. on Sunday. "
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2007, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 923
Posted By JohnR
Smitty, we've camped the last couple of years and...

Smitty, we've camped the last couple of years and will again this year. We do take a cooler full of goodies along as we like to cook a couple of times and will sometimes come back to the campsite and...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-20-2007, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,304
Posted By JohnR
Dave, Welcome aboard! You will find the build...

Dave,

Welcome aboard! You will find the build challenging and rewarding. Have fun!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,082
Posted By JohnR
Bob, Thanks for the news. I was debating on...

Bob, Thanks for the news. I was debating on bringing my laptop or not. You helped me decide! I had heard last year that they were planning on trying to have some wireless available this year but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,959
Posted By JohnR
Good luck to you Bob. Have fun!

Good luck to you Bob. Have fun!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-17-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,176
Posted By JohnR
Rainier, I look forward to seeing the unit at...

Rainier, I look forward to seeing the unit at Osh. Sounds great!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-15-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,496
Posted By JohnR
Thanks for sharing Pete. I havea nephew in...

Thanks for sharing Pete. I havea nephew in Bozeman and hope to use the RV to visit when we get it done. Your report is good incentive.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,490
Posted By JohnR
I vote for the window AC. I have one I got at...

I vote for the window AC. I have one I got at Wal-Mart in my 30x36 shop and leave it run 24/7. I set it at 74 and the most it has cost when comparing my elec bills from before is $50 and usually less...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-04-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,742
Posted By JohnR
Yep, I got my rotary latch with my Hooker...

Yep, I got my rotary latch with my Hooker harnesses. I believe there is talk of a group buy for the Hooker's again here on VAF somewhere.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,028
Posted By JohnR
Congrats! Good looking plane and a big grin! Way...

Congrats! Good looking plane and a big grin! Way to go. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,319
Posted By JohnR
I would like to throw in my congratulations also....

I would like to throw in my congratulations also. I wish you the best in the future!
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-30-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,280
Posted By JohnR
Webhead, welcome to the fun! Just keep telling...

Webhead, welcome to the fun! Just keep telling yourself you eat an elephant one bite at a time and keep chewing.

Have fun!
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-30-2007, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2,010
Views: 1,467,484
Posted By JohnR
We've flipped!

Finally flipped the canoe today. I need to get a rotissorie built now. Here is a photo of my son Luke and the flipped canoe.

http://agfp.com/rv7/flipped.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,417
Posted By JohnR
Thanks for your work on this CJ! I just got my...

Thanks for your work on this CJ! I just got my confirmation for my deposit from them today.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2007, 11:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,684
Posted By JohnR
Looking good Bob. I'm anxious to hear the results.

Looking good Bob. I'm anxious to hear the results.
Forum: Primers 06-26-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,300
Posted By JohnR
Well at least maybe it will get us off the latest...

Well at least maybe it will get us off the latest hot topic for a little while. :rolleyes:

Ditch, I started with AFS water based and ended up using an epoxy primer before I had gone to far. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,204
Posted By JohnR
I have one of the EAA tables and I also built a...

I have one of the EAA tables and I also built a 4x8 table. The big table is the one I use for almost everything. Some would think it is to big but I am tall and have plenty of shop space so it works...
Forum: Primers 06-24-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,342
Posted By JohnR
John, my experience shows that the sharpie marks...

John, my experience shows that the sharpie marks will bleed right through the primer. No problem reading them at all. The approach I have taken is after wiping each part down with laquer thiner prior...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-24-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By JohnR
Welcome to the builders world Mike. I felt a...

Welcome to the builders world Mike. I felt a litle overwhelmed when my wing kit came but it didn;t take long ot get over it. I'm now working on the fuselage and the finish kit is due ot get here the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2007, 11:37 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 38,966
Posted By JohnR
The check is in the mail. Really it is! Sent it...

The check is in the mail. Really it is! Sent it today.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,643
Posted By JohnR
Like Doug said if there is anything we can do let...

Like Doug said if there is anything we can do let us know. My family will pray for your needs and I will add you to our prayer list at church also.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2007, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,875
Posted By JohnR
Chad, I agree. We put in a small window air...

Chad, I agree. We put in a small window air conditioner and just close things up if bugs or heat are a problem and keep banging away in comfort. No bugs and we can keep cool when it gets hot out. I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-12-2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By JohnR
Welcome to VAF. Lot's of good info here. It is a...

Welcome to VAF. Lot's of good info here. It is a great resource as you start working on the plane and researching things.

Have fun! :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-11-2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,089
Posted By JohnR
Rainier, any chance of having one of those at...

Rainier, any chance of having one of those at OshKosh this year? It would be nice to take a look at one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2007, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By JohnR
Dave, I think it would work okay. We have...

Dave, I think it would work okay. We have abckriveted all of our skins with a tungsten bar but it is nade for backriveting. I think the other tungsten bars would work fine, hust need to be more...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,130
Posted By JohnR
I built my large table once the wings kit got...

I built my large table once the wings kit got here. I used the wing crate for storage below the top and put the lid on it for a shelf. I put a 4x8 sheet of 3/4 inch plywood for a top and was planning...
Forum: Tools 06-04-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,364
Posted By JohnR
The 12 inch offset bar from Avery or Cleaveland...

The 12 inch offset bar from Avery or Cleaveland (I don't rmemeber which) is what I used to do my wing skins and I loved it. I would not want to use it and try to hold the bucking bar at the same...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-03-2007, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2,010
Views: 1,467,484
Posted By JohnR
Finally making some more progress. Here is a...

Finally making some more progress. Here is a photo from 5:30 this afternoon...

http://agfp.com/rv7/fuse1-june2007.jpg

and here is one from 8:15 this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By JohnR
I have the same thing and if one bulb is bad it...

I have the same thing and if one bulb is bad it will sometimes cause both to quit working. I also lost 1 ballast out of 8 the first six months so it could be a ballast. I'm not much of an electrician...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By JohnR
The photos linked to above are some I took last...

The photos linked to above are some I took last year when we flew up with some friends. I think the weather scared some people off last year but it was still a good time to look over some RV's....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,594
Posted By JohnR
I won't take mine back either Bob. No arguing...

I won't take mine back either Bob. No arguing over this one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 38,966
Posted By JohnR
Bob, that is the way I understand it also and...

Bob, that is the way I understand it also and plan on ordering mine the first of July. We'll see wht CJ says.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,169
Posted By JohnR
I see betwee nthe time I read the post and posted...

I see betwee nthe time I read the post and posted you sent it in. I will expect ot see it there in the near future. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,169
Posted By JohnR
Axel, very nice! That shot is awesome. I agree...

Axel, very nice! That shot is awesome. I agree with CJ, send it to AvWeb.

Congratulations on the engagement too!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 38,966
Posted By JohnR
CJ, I'm in as I mentioned to you this past...

CJ, I'm in as I mentioned to you this past weekend. I'll be ordering late in the time frame as I don't need it for a while but don't want to miss out on a good deal. Just thought I would post here to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-13-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,443
Posted By JohnR
Congratulations! Enjoy it and fly safe. Any...

Congratulations! Enjoy it and fly safe. Any photos?
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-06-2007, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,627
Posted By JohnR
Welcome to VAF! I would make sure and look up the...

Welcome to VAF! I would make sure and look up the local EAA chapter. I know the people in our chapter have been great to help with questions. Also get lined up with an EAA tech advisor right away...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-30-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,824
Posted By JohnR
There are several great companies to work with...

There are several great companies to work with but it is hard to go wrong with CleavelandTool.com I have bought several things there and they are great to deal with. I order one day and get the stuff...
Forum: Web Site Development 04-30-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,351
Posted By JohnR
Check your PM's guys. I may be able to help you...

Check your PM's guys. I may be able to help you out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 38,966
Posted By JohnR
I'm interested depending on pricing.

I'm interested depending on pricing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2007, 10:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,897
Posted By JohnR
This is a good thread. Someone correct me if I'm...

This is a good thread. Someone correct me if I'm wrong but if I believe it was last year that Stephen Saint was at Osh Kosh and had one of the decendants of one of the people who had murderd his...
Forum: RV-4 04-04-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By JohnR
I think most of us know just how you feel!...

I think most of us know just how you feel! Welcome to VAF and the builder side of things.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,522
Posted By JohnR
My condolences to the family. This kind of news...

My condolences to the family. This kind of news is always hard to hear.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-29-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,722
Posted By JohnR
I got mine in just a couple of days. I'd give...

I got mine in just a couple of days. I'd give them a call.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2007, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,550
Posted By JohnR
Now that is an RV grin! :) Congratulations on...

Now that is an RV grin! :) Congratulations on your first flight. These reports give the rest of us still pounding rivets the hope that we will one day be done. Fly safe and enjoy the plane!
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