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Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 06-15-2021, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By turbo
I am assuming your taxi speed was quite high....

I am assuming your taxi speed was quite high. slow down. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2021, 05:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,293
Posted By turbo
shut off the alternator is it coming thru all...

shut off the alternator
is it coming thru all headsets
I put a gizmo on my alternator eons ago for noise. worked great.:)
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Forum: Northeast 05-25-2021, 05:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,919
Posted By turbo
block island

KBID has it all for aviators traveling thru. sea food, beaches, history via taxi tour, shopping, easy to get around. perfect lunch stop. https://i.postimg.cc/TwgRFrf9/IMG-1215.jpg
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-12-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By turbo
every g5 owner should know this reset.

every g5 owner should know this reset.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-12-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,685
Posted By turbo
thanks Vman. incredible story you have created....

thanks Vman. incredible story you have created. best of luck in your future endeavors.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,308
Posted By turbo
yesterday was a day of fun n the sun. nice breeze...

yesterday was a day of fun n the sun. nice breeze with a bunch of the big hitters not there. still a great event. with both aircraft down I hope to get both fixed today and fly the rv there Thursday....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,433
Posted By turbo
definite yes. ;)

definite yes. ;)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-07-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,271
Posted By turbo
wobble...

wobble test?:)https://i.postimg.cc/jdC8SpqN/IMG-3169.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,285
Posted By turbo
I saw it resolve an issue of sticking valves in a...

I saw it resolve an issue of sticking valves in a gas engine in my c&c sailboat a long time ago ago ago. I do believe. MMO.
By the way, what's wrong with this...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-10-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,552
Posted By turbo
one of the best upgrades. the super six pack....

one of the best upgrades. the super six pack.
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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-07-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,944
Posted By turbo
lycoming went to 3150 hr trouble free,...

lycoming went to 3150 hr trouble free, thunderbolt at 2150 and counting. this is hobbs time. first engine started making metal on cam lifters. second engine is roller lifter, flowed heads....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-30-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,494
Posted By turbo
replace the two orings yearly to prevent leaks.

replace the two orings yearly to prevent leaks.
Forum: RV-14 01-14-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,968
Posted By turbo
I calibrated my dip stick with marks at the 4,5...

I calibrated my dip stick with marks at the 4,5 and 6 qt level. I check level cold before flight. I run below 5 for local flights. qt/15 hr. break it in HARD....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,964
Posted By turbo
Joe, welcome aboard the good ship VAF there is...

Joe, welcome aboard the good ship VAF

there is an old saying, if you want to FLY=BUY. ;)

=VAF= RULES

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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-08-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,583
Posted By turbo
Smile Ditto on this unit. Put the base in the vice and...

Ditto on this unit. Put the base in the vice and slowly cut it up.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-03-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,262
Posted By turbo
stuart has airport entry now. probably the nicest...

stuart has airport entry now. probably the nicest place to live or do customs. :D

check all times and fees before using facility.

rv hotel and overnight parking is available with me if needed....
Forum: Reviews 12-29-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,261
Posted By turbo
2065 Black Max Engine Saver

Does anyone have any info on this unit? Did some searching and found nothing. Thanks

https://flyingsafer.com/2065
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 24,483
Posted By turbo
Yes, still using my ifr rating. With improved...

Yes, still using my ifr rating. With improved equipment upgrades since 07 ( adsb, G5ís, synthetic vision, wass gps ) the fun and function is better. Definitely a challenging rating to get but worth...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-19-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By turbo
i have used treasure coast flight training at...

i have used treasure coast flight training at stuart. the owner has an RV. its nice to stay local. :)

what do you need done?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,667
Posted By turbo
208 MPH @ SNF on the deck when they had a timed...

208 MPH @ SNF on the deck when they had a timed triangle race course event. bone stock 6A, 0-360, fix pitch 85 inch, slick mags, alternator off, 2950 rpm....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-13-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,468
Posted By turbo
just pack a bunch of absorbent material under the...

just pack a bunch of absorbent material under the filter and let it rip. takes about 5 seconds to remove after unscrewed. :D
Forum: Florida (South) 11-13-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,487
Posted By turbo
you have three options just west of stuart. aero...

you have three options just west of stuart. aero acres, treasure coast, and naked lady. there are some nice options north of the orlando tampa line though. https://i.postimg.cc/SNQw081W/IMG-1211.jpg
Forum: Florida (South) 11-03-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,784
Posted By turbo
great idea, and one of the most beautiful drives....

great idea, and one of the most beautiful drives. love marathon airport.
https://i.postimg.cc/XYpmqWbq/IMG-1215.jpg
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-12-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,450
Posted By turbo
3M adhesive remover. :D

3M adhesive remover. :D
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 10-07-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,197
Posted By turbo
Looks like lots of options. Have heard olive...

Looks like lots of options. Have heard olive branch is a very friendly airport. Planning on there for an Elvis visit some day. https://i.postimg.cc/v8VNZGFc/IMG-0735.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,346
Posted By turbo
Crooks donít like lights. Motion sensing lights ,...

Crooks donít like lights. Motion sensing lights , alarms, cameras, signs, or whatever you can use will help.
Donít be afraid of using your insurance. Why have it. You can always shop around and get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,571
Posted By turbo
A wide mouth bottle and an auto pilot = good to...

A wide mouth bottle and an auto pilot = good to go. Would not consider this advanced maneuver without AP.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 09-12-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,266
Posted By turbo
Flying is all about having a plan B. What if?...

Flying is all about having a plan B. What if? Back up com, backup Nav, closest vfr Wx etc. it is is no fun runnning out of options including gas. What is the cost of backup Nav. Be safe out there....
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-26-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,597
Posted By turbo
Luck is always a good thing. Sounds like you have...

Luck is always a good thing. Sounds like you have everything under control.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-30-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,496
Posted By turbo
have you ever done any measurements on wobble...

have you ever done any measurements on wobble test?
Forum: Florida (Central) 06-23-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,354
Posted By turbo
you should be fine on the grass. one thought is...

you should be fine on the grass. one thought is that the runway is not totally flat. do a recon pass before landing there.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-22-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,813
Posted By turbo
if you want to experience soaring in your rv 12...

if you want to experience soaring in your rv 12 go up to the highest altitude you want on the upwind side of your fav airport and shut down the engine. trim for best glide and start circling. watch...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-22-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,424
Posted By turbo
if you want to have useful info on getting a...

if you want to have useful info on getting a stuck valve do a wobble test. :D
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,282
Posted By turbo
just imagine there was one air to air RV freq,...

just imagine there was one air to air RV freq, how sweet that would be.:roll eyes:

https://i.postimg.cc/SxRz77VR/DSC8070.jpg
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-29-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,547
Posted By turbo
don't forget to do a runup with the cowl off to...

don't forget to do a runup with the cowl off to check for leaks. :(
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-18-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By turbo
Cool Rvs Hot Rods and Helicopters......

https://i.postimg.cc/HLqKkXHk/IMG-0774.jpg
https://i.postimg.cc/023yQFsd/IMG-0026.jpg

took a 9.2 hobbs flight up and back to Kentucky, big sandy regional, yesterday to see bub. he built the...
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,567
Posted By turbo
Randy, welcome to the =VAF= familia. Stand by for...

Randy, welcome to the =VAF= familia. Stand by for you Rv experience. It is addictive. By by big Bo. Your neighbor down south.https://i.postimg.cc/v8VNZGFc/IMG-0735.jpg
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 05-06-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,531
Posted By turbo
as to your original question, i never put in the...

as to your original question, i never put in the entire route because of the changing nature of rerouting in flight. my 430 directs the auto pilot so the next 2 or 3 waypoints are sufficient for me....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By turbo
Al,gorgeous pic....

Al,gorgeous pic. ;)

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,132
Posted By turbo
Love the wombat

Both my macs were to the end of there upgrade life, Yosemite 10.10.5. The wombat arrived in record time and my iPad is now my platform to up load Nav data for mu 430W. Worked like a charm, also...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By turbo
bryan, i am unaware of any blue tooth function in...

bryan, i am unaware of any blue tooth function in my 430w. interested in seeing where this post goes. https://i.postimg.cc/y8CXQwmC/IMG-0146.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By turbo
just have any artistic person draw in the vaf...

just have any artistic person draw in the vaf logo onto any light colored material mask. KISS. ;)https://i.postimg.cc/Gt3cNvKs/anniversary-logo.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,982
Posted By turbo
I am proud to be part of your =VAF= family. You...

I am proud to be part of your =VAF= family. You are the MAN. thanks for all you do for us. :)
Forum: Safety 04-03-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,328
Posted By turbo
for me the danger zone is directly in front and...

for me the danger zone is directly in front and up a bit from your vision forward. how you avoid these birds is another thing. ;)
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Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-25-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,947
Posted By turbo
https://i.postimg.cc/qvSsQXkV/IMG-0612.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/qvSsQXkV/IMG-0612.jpg
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-25-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,947
Posted By turbo
Talking Old Farts... Time to Shut It Down March 23rd....

Old Farts...
Time to Shut It Down
March 23rd. 2020...
Old Farts...

You?ve all been expecting this... so here it is... Old Farts Flying Club is shutting down for the foreseeable future. I don?t have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,399
Posted By turbo
i heard vman is moving there do to great gas...

i heard vman is moving there do to great gas prices for flying. :D:D:D
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-20-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,947
Posted By turbo
https://i.postimg.cc/bN9hbxb3/624da5b9-2c1d-4b7b-8...

https://i.postimg.cc/bN9hbxb3/624da5b9-2c1d-4b7b-8f68-d1677638597e.jpg
Old Farts...
Our numbers were down, but it certainly was a beautiful day to fly. I counted close to thirty Old Fart aircraft at...
Forum: Safety 03-15-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,120
Posted By turbo
actually my plane has its second unit in it. the...

actually my plane has its second unit in it. the first one put out a fire in the air box. thank you, ill always have one on board. :)
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Forum: RV-14 03-10-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,992
Posted By turbo
you don't need to be in clouds to get carb ice....

you don't need to be in clouds to get carb ice. ;)
get a fire extinguisher too, ask me how i know. :eek:
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Forum: RV-8/8A 03-06-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,684
Posted By turbo
i have been using this type of hose for years...

i have been using this type of hose for years mostly going into the tank with car gas. beware the cheap knock off brand that has a cheap valve. the vendor at snf sells the good ones in many sizes. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,260
Posted By turbo
i would ditch the vacuum stuff and recoup some...

i would ditch the vacuum stuff and recoup some $$.
i love my G5 upgrade. very bright, less expensive for experimental aircraft.
see all your options in flight if possible and understand things change...
Forum: Reviews 03-02-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By turbo
seems like i read that clamping them to much...

seems like i read that clamping them to much could cause cracking.
they can be welded to fix.
they could be sold to recoup some $$$.
i definitely like the name....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-01-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,336
Posted By turbo
Biography: Private Pilot & Aircraft...

Biography:
Private Pilot & Aircraft Builder
Location (City, State):
Perth, WA
Interests:
Flying
Occupation:
Train Driver
Your name (First name Last Name):
Ant Hudacek
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-27-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,336
Posted By turbo
2,000 hr iridium plugs

https://i.postimg.cc/P5WLYx0w/IMG-0454.jpg

my second engine has had these champion iridium plugs in since new or 2,000 tach hrs. running car gas in cruise tank and 50/50 gas and 100LL in take off...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,574
Posted By turbo
slime and air is your easiest way to get out....

slime and air is your easiest way to get out. with wheel pants off and air in the tires you can get to safety even if you land with another flat. front flat even less of a problem. i landed with a...
Forum: RV-14 01-07-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,362
Posted By turbo
kiss, the few times i needed a speaker in the...

kiss, the few times i needed a speaker in the cockpit i turned on the radio tuned in the the atis turned up the volume and behold a nice little voice called bose came to life, yes winds reported...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-12-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,947
Posted By turbo
old farts flying club OFFC 2019/2020 season

this is all from our fearless leader roger. florida flying at its best every thursday wx permitting. message me and i will get you on the email list for the greatest show going. Turbo out.

Old...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-11-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,477
Posted By turbo
time to get on board with all engine musts,...

time to get on board with all engine musts, wobble test, cut open oil filters, bore scope, oil analysis, comp test, reading spark plugs, ect anything else i missed....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-02-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,227
Posted By turbo
ditto on this method. replaced all my hollow tube...

ditto on this method. replaced all my hollow tube supports with solid ones. flattening the end took some work but worth the effort. will never break. :cool:
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 26,933
Posted By turbo
https://i.postimg.cc/pXN6czsv/IMG-0141.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/pXN6czsv/IMG-0141.jpg (https://postimg.cc/w3V27yK4)https://i.postimg.cc/Yq1y50PW/IMG-0143.jpg (https://postimg.cc/dLVBdsws)https://i.postimg.cc/fRDgDZ4g/IMG-0148.jpg...
Forum: Northeast 11-18-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By turbo
hey, watch out for that CJ guy, a bit crazy in...

hey, watch out for that CJ guy, a bit crazy in the head and talks with a funny accent at times but seems to fly ok. did a check out with him at long island airpark last september and passed with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 26,933
Posted By turbo
https://i.postimg.cc/T30293cg/IMG-2167.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/T30293cg/IMG-2167.jpg (https://postimages.org/)

tomorrow is our young eagles event in stuart fl. 9-2. come one come all if you are qualified to fly kids....
Forum: Safety 11-15-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,507
Posted By turbo
just the wing. i think i am going to do some...

just the wing.

i think i am going to do some black vinyl on my spinner to test the strobe effect on flying birds. ;)
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