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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,340
Posted By sirlegin
62 years old. RV9A 640 hrs $1,264 Old Republic...

62 years old. RV9A 640 hrs $1,264 Old Republic through Gallagher. $110k insured value
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-16-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,846
Posted By sirlegin
I especially like the Dad tribute

I especially like the Dad tribute
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-19-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By sirlegin
I cannot stall with power on. I just go in a nose...

I cannot stall with power on. I just go in a nose up downward spiral
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-12-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,481
Posted By sirlegin
Smile I started to feel ill about 2/3rd's into the...

I started to feel ill about 2/3rd's into the trip. Great video. I guess that's why I fly a 9
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-13-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,483
Posted By sirlegin
I have dual lightspeed with dual hall effect mag...

I have dual lightspeed with dual hall effect mag hole modules. 600 hours and all is well
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,376
Posted By sirlegin
A trip to Port Aransas for fresh Gulf shrimp

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N113SQ/history/20200912/1450Z/52F/KRAS
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,442
Posted By sirlegin
That is very nice. I have the same quadrant and...

That is very nice. I have the same quadrant and my knee rubs on it so get ready to add padding
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,905
Posted By sirlegin
Has anyone gone from the regular shade to the...

Has anyone gone from the regular shade to the super shade? Is the difference tangible?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,998
Posted By sirlegin
Nailed it !!

Nailed it !!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,807
Posted By sirlegin
https://i.postimg.cc/ZWKj6yZk/Meacham2.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/ZWKj6yZk/Meacham2.jpg (https://postimg.cc/ZWKj6yZk)

Thanks for sharing
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-16-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,143
Posted By sirlegin
I have a 9A with 0-320 which was doing the exact...

I have a 9A with 0-320 which was doing the exact same thing. My culprit was the temperature sensor. Changed it out and now have rock steady temp readings.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By sirlegin
I can vouch for that and the wing nav/strobe kit...

I can vouch for that and the wing nav/strobe kit is easy to build and install and works great in my 9A
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-08-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,331
Posted By sirlegin
Wife still wants to see Crater lake???

Wife still wants to see Crater lake???
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-26-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By sirlegin
Cool Prior thread on this subject ...

Prior thread on this subject
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=114156
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,691
Posted By sirlegin
I voted a leak after 6 months however I will...

I voted a leak after 6 months however I will clarify that I have a weeping rivet and a blue stain. I cannot say I am losing much fuel but I cleaned the stain with mouse milk and injected green...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,333
Posted By sirlegin
Thanks for the replies. I have been using...

Thanks for the replies. I have been using Weathermeister since 2011. I really like the Weatherspork sliding capability for time of departure etc. I have looked into Windy.com and find it very useful...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,333
Posted By sirlegin
Weather programs

Both of these programs are good but which is the most accurate: Weathermeister or Weatherspork?
Thoughts?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,468
Posted By sirlegin
I installed a new Aero Classic oil cooler to...

I installed a new Aero Classic oil cooler to replace the factory Niagra and then test flew it. Amazing, I got my oil temps down by 10 to 15 degrees, exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,784
Posted By sirlegin
I'm 6'3 and there is plenty of room in my 9A....

I'm 6'3 and there is plenty of room in my 9A. Having said that you can be shoulder to shoulder with a larger passenger however I installed the almost 14 kit and have the passenger seat reclined to...
Forum: Propellers 09-13-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By sirlegin
I have used tape on the leading edges of my 3...

I have used tape on the leading edges of my 3 blade since new and change the tape every annual. A few nicks in the paint on both sides of the blades now and again which are easy to smooth and...
Forum: Reviews 08-30-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,358
Posted By sirlegin
Me Three

Same excellent service here!!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-27-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,125
Posted By sirlegin
So you have our suggestions. What have you...

So you have our suggestions. What have you concluded?
Forum: Propellers 08-19-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,976
Posted By sirlegin
I use LE tape on the entire leading edge of my 3...

I use LE tape on the entire leading edge of my 3 blade Catto and change it every other annual or unless it needs it earlier. Harder to get off the longer you leave it on in the Texas heat.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-21-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,125
Posted By sirlegin
I had a weeping rivet with a big blue stain and I...

I had a weeping rivet with a big blue stain and I did not realize I had a leak for ages. Mouse milk with one wipe removes all traces of the stain. It's absolute magic ! Try it and see. I was doing my...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-22-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,497
Posted By sirlegin
If I were to sell my 9A with dual lightspeed and...

If I were to sell my 9A with dual lightspeed and all the other goodies I have, I would already have the cowl off and be proud to show what's under the hood and explain everything.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,734
Posted By sirlegin
For every golf shot I take in a year all in is...

For every golf shot I take in a year all in is about $0.76 and I'm actually pretty good at it.
That's another reason I don't track hobby costs as there is no justification. Beats sitting on the couch...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,434
Posted By sirlegin
These losses are considered "acts of God" and...

These losses are considered "acts of God" and should NOT count against you. Seems to me you have a good case for a lawyer.
Forum: Reviews 03-29-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,258
Posted By sirlegin
I built and installed the wingtip nav and strobes...

I built and installed the wingtip nav and strobes and completely agree with your sentiments. I would also definitely recommend them.
Forum: Safety 03-20-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,277
Posted By sirlegin
My electric trim is completely away from the...

My electric trim is completely away from the stick and for the very reasons you are speaking of. Nice smooth flights here thank you.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-05-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By sirlegin
They make great foot rests for short legged...

They make great foot rests for short legged passengers on long flights.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-05-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By sirlegin
Could be the lights went out. I just sent mine to...

Could be the lights went out. I just sent mine to Dynon to repair the backlights. $450 but it is back to like new. My D100 is 11 years old. If you open up the unit all warranty is void and Dynon also...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-14-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,129
Posted By sirlegin
Thank you. Love the 9A

Thank you.
Love the 9A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,035
Posted By sirlegin
I would be interested it your review when you get...

I would be interested it your review when you get it. What is it's user weight limit?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-29-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,712
Posted By sirlegin
It's probably just rebelling about being an RV13?

It's probably just rebelling about being an RV13?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By sirlegin
Where is the like button?

Where is the like button?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By sirlegin
I was told and I agree that it's best to take the...

I was told and I agree that it's best to take the wheel pant off so you can check everything at the same time as you air the tire.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-27-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,421
Posted By sirlegin
Brilliant!!! I was expecting some Hobbits and...

Brilliant!!! I was expecting some Hobbits and Dwarves, then maybe Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood from Where Eagles Dare and then possibly some dinosaurs. definitely 2 Thumbs up. I know how hard it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 511
Posted By sirlegin
Garmin aera 510

I have an updated Garmin Aera 510 for sale $200
This includes all the mounting hardware, power wires and an air gizmo panel mount and is in pristine condition.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-22-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,030
Posted By sirlegin
I have a dual Lightspeed electronic ignition and...

I have a dual Lightspeed electronic ignition and Auto plugs are mandated for this application
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 543,928
Posted By sirlegin
This may sound like a strange request but what...

This may sound like a strange request but what about a piece that just effectively dampens the vibration for those long legged folks that don't need an extension?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,338
Posted By sirlegin
Any chance of putting the Dynon repair cost back...

Any chance of putting the Dynon repair cost back to $250? My D100 is waiting at UPS for you to reopen after the holiday break. Dim lights
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-21-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,923
Posted By sirlegin
Check out AOPA, they have full details of the...

Check out AOPA, they have full details of the flights, costs and island's with accommodations for the Bahamas.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 543,928
Posted By sirlegin
I bet you could print a center console like the...

I bet you could print a center console like the gentleman made out of wood shown on VAF the other day??
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-18-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,383
Posted By sirlegin
Originally Posted by Dugaru View Post ...as it...

Originally Posted by Dugaru View Post
...as it would probably be tough to find a nice used RV-9. Even a good 9A usually takes a lengthy search.

I have a really good 9A. Come and see it and fly with...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-17-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,383
Posted By sirlegin
I've been flying my self built 9A for 7 years...

I've been flying my self built 9A for 7 years already, 0-320 with a 3 blade Catto prop. I have the anti splat nose gear brace and skid for security with grass landings, the nose wheel is for...
Forum: Texas (North) 12-06-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,548
Posted By sirlegin
News of importance: 
52F is getting a new nice...

News of importance: 
52F is getting a new nice road. Article dated Dec 4, 2018 here: https://www.dentonrc.com/news/denton...4b7e8d02a.html. This is a big deal.

Brilliant and about time too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,349
Posted By sirlegin
Does the 14 have a different trailing edge wedge...

Does the 14 have a different trailing edge wedge configuration to the rest of the fleet?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,394
Posted By sirlegin
Same thing happened to me after 500 hours. I now...

Same thing happened to me after 500 hours. I now have a B & C to match my B & C secondary alternator. No problems now!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,649
Posted By sirlegin
Nice. On my bucket list

Nice. On my bucket list
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-17-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 704
Posted By sirlegin
Back up solid state artificial horizon low voltage warning

I just replaced my alternator with a B&C and took out a Plane power.
On idle my back up RCA 2600-3 artificial horizon shows low voltage of 9.8. My D10 shows a charge rate of 14.3 volts from the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 829
Posted By sirlegin
Dynon lighting problem

My 7 year in service Dynon D100 is losing it's backlight. $450 plus double shipping to get it repaired at Dynon.
Anyone know of a cheaper fix by DIY perhaps?
Thanks
Forum: Propellers 09-10-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,787
Posted By sirlegin
I liked the three blade because I liked the way...

I liked the three blade because I liked the way it looked and of course the MT quality. However, it was really a pain to take off the lower cowl with the third blade.

Finger nail polish takes care...
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,517
Posted By sirlegin
Are you installing a/c in the 9?

Are you installing a/c in the 9?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 51,706
Posted By sirlegin
This was my first visit to Oshkosh and I flew my...

This was my first visit to Oshkosh and I flew my 9A, and held for 2 1/2 hours after a 6 1/2 hour flight. As I didn't know any better I was glad I practiced slow flight and following railway lines and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,497
Posted By sirlegin
Satan?s spawn Iv'e been done building for 7 years...

Satan?s spawn
Iv'e been done building for 7 years already and have 600 + hours of fantastic flying. Those clamps are still my worst nightmare but brilliant in working for the cause
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-11-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,208
Posted By sirlegin
I have a call in to Clint. Thanks Can you tell...

I have a call in to Clint. Thanks
Can you tell any differences?
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-11-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,208
Posted By sirlegin
Any ideas where you can get the add on turn downs...

Any ideas where you can get the add on turn downs that fit the Vetterman exhaust pipes?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,307
Posted By sirlegin
Folding bikes

Has anyone experience with the Dahon Speed Uno. I need two to fit in my 9A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By sirlegin
Agree. Been there done that in my Fadec conversion

Agree. Been there done that in my Fadec conversion
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,179
Posted By sirlegin
Don't use the guy Sibirsky did!!

Don't use the guy Sibirsky did!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-18-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 570,775
Posted By sirlegin
http://i67.tinypic.com/154g46s.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/154g46s.jpg
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-18-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 570,775
Posted By sirlegin
<a href="http://tinypic.com?ref=154g46s"...

<a href="http://tinypic.com?ref=154g46s" target="_blank"><img src="http://i67.tinypic.com/154g46s.jpg" border="0" alt="Image and video hosting by TinyPic"></a>
Forum: Safety 04-16-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,204
Posted By sirlegin
As would be said "DOH!!"

As would be said "DOH!!"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,433
Posted By sirlegin
Well done. I have been a happy customer for many...

Well done. I have been a happy customer for many years.
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