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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By mtnflyer
How would this affect the w&b

How would this affect the w&b
Forum: GPS 06-22-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Posted By mtnflyer
I?d take two of those battery?s if you could. I...

I?d take two of those battery?s if you could. I have a 496 and a 396 that are both in need of those batteries. I can do PayPal to you or donate to Doug. Mtnflyer7@msn.com or 970 531 3773. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,883
Posted By mtnflyer
O2 pump

I?m using a Hyd international pump to fill my O2 bottle (I fly over the mountains of Colorado and it has quit working. Does anyone out there know of a repair shop??? Or should I just send it back To...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,928
Posted By mtnflyer
Valve covers

If you would, put, my name on the list for a set of the angle head valve covers. Thank you
Forum: Tools 05-08-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,510
Posted By mtnflyer
Smile Having built a 4, a 6, and a 7a, you should get...

Having built a 4, a 6, and a 7a, you should get both a 90 and a 45 degree drill adapters. You will sooner or later need them all. Also, I used the threaded drills from the very beginning. Quicker to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-28-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,212
Posted By mtnflyer
496 to 796

I've been thinking, I know, it's a bad thing to do. It's maybe time to upgrade from a 496 to a 796 in my 7. What kind of problems am I going to run into with, #1, size, will it fit in the same space...
Forum: RV-4 01-13-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,320
Posted By mtnflyer
There is no such thing as too much power,,,,, all...

There is no such thing as too much power,,,,, all three of my RV"s (4 6 7) have had 0-360ies
Forum: RV-4 12-28-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,694
Posted By mtnflyer
Smile I search of an old friend

Way back when,,,, let,s see, 1989,, i started an RV4 that I flew in 1993 and continued until i sold it about 1999. Dumbest thing I ever did!!! It has been sold a couple of more times and now is owned...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,498
Posted By mtnflyer
Smile I was told by my navy buddies (and they always...

I was told by my navy buddies (and they always tell the truth) that everyone has it wrong. The correct term is that a pilot must not drink within 50 ft of the airplane and must not smoke 24 hours...
Forum: Midwest 06-16-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,223
Posted By mtnflyer
I am based at Granby and Loveland-Fort Collins...

I am based at Granby and Loveland-Fort Collins and commute back and forth about three times a week over these mountains time and time again. I would suggest going out of Boulder northwest around the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-14-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,660
Posted By mtnflyer
I used 2 in OD nylon rod, drilled a 5/8th hole in...

I used 2 in OD nylon rod, drilled a 5/8th hole in the center, then used my band saw to cut them in half then clamped the pieces on the pedal with worm clamps.
Work on my six for 900 hrs and now on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 119,536
Posted By mtnflyer
900 hours and no cracks..... N838bc---- RV7A

900 hours and no cracks..... N838bc---- RV7A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,547
Posted By mtnflyer
A long time ago and a place far away

1988. I was flying RC and ultra lights. It didn't take long to figure out that I couldn't go very far or very fast, then I saw the picture of Van's daughter standing in middle of all the parts to...
Forum: RV-3 07-18-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,094
Posted By mtnflyer
Thanks for all the response guys,,,, this will be...

Thanks for all the response guys,,,, this will be a new build and flown over the mtns of Colorado at elevations over 14000 ft. With a fixed pitch prop
Forum: RV-3 07-10-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,094
Posted By mtnflyer
3 W 0-360

Are any of you three drivers have 0-360s mounted in your birds???
Forum: RV-4 05-23-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,008
Posted By mtnflyer
Hans,,,, I loved your story as it reminded of the...

Hans,,,, I loved your story as it reminded of the time in the late 80s and early 90s when you and Bill would do a gun run on my house, then try to duplicate the Blues for a few minutes (scaring the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,376
Posted By mtnflyer
I would not fly without one

I would not fly without one
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-21-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,086
Posted By mtnflyer
Nailed

The guy in the ultralight got nailed some time ago by the FAA but there are a number of legitimate tour operators both on marathon key at the airport and down in Key West at the airport. There is a...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-19-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,904
Posted By mtnflyer
Phillips head buggers

A left hand 1/8th drill bit works just fine to remove Phillips head screws
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-10-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,533
Posted By mtnflyer
What and where

Turbo,,,, what is that upper photo of??? It look almost like its man made and it comes with an alligator.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,583
Posted By mtnflyer
Defrost fan

Here in the mtns of Colorado it is common to fly at zero or below and the canopy will always fog up while on the ground. To solve this problem I mounted two computer fans below the glare shield....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,096
Posted By mtnflyer
Carbon fiber

Anyone out there that can comment on any dangers with working with Carbon fiber????
Forum: RV-4 11-28-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,251
Posted By mtnflyer
Tough

Tough it out Hans, you gotta pay your dues. Man up!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,484
Posted By mtnflyer
With modest amount of flying in the mountains of...

With modest amount of flying in the mountains of Colorado I can tell you that following the highways are not always the best idea. We have had numerous wrecks by people trying to follow I70 and could...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,283
Posted By mtnflyer
RV4

My 4 was the most fun, the most difficult to build and even tho I'm in my late seventies, I may do it again.
RV4 built sold
RV6 built sold
RV7A built flying
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-14-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,967
Posted By mtnflyer
I'm not to sure rolling is a good idea,,,, even...

I'm not to sure rolling is a good idea,,,, even with all the clecos there will be some play and shifting. Tough it out and keep everything lined up....

PS I've built a 4,a6,and a 7A
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-14-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,857
Posted By mtnflyer
Wink Prop strike

I helped build this aircraft and just finished a conversation with the owner about this prop strike. The aircraft remained at OSH while the engine had a complete tear down by the local engine shop...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,916
Posted By mtnflyer
Heating the canopy might be a real bad idea, many...

Heating the canopy might be a real bad idea, many years ago, a new owner of an RV4 pulled the aircraft out of a heated hanger into a below zero day and the canopy cracked in about four different...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,248
Posted By mtnflyer
Gash,,,, I loved your story as about the same...

Gash,,,, I loved your story as about the same thing started me in this field but let me tell you people the flip side of giving rides to strangers. Late afternoon at Ryan field just outside Tucson...
Forum: RV-4 08-10-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,817
Posted By mtnflyer
Mags

Hans, I think you find a weak coil in your mag
Forum: RV-4 04-12-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 406,881
Posted By mtnflyer
Hans, at your age, should you still be driving ???

Hans, at your age, should you still be driving ???
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,990
Posted By mtnflyer
Honey do's

The down side of building and airplane, I have found, is when your wife finds out about all those new skills you have acquired there will be no end to the honey do's in your life. Run now, get in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,062
Posted By mtnflyer
Glenna and I will flying in from the Keys tues...

Glenna and I will flying in from the Keys tues and back down here on fri. I'm not to sure we will be able to handle the cold weather up there in the Lakeland area.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,562
Posted By mtnflyer
Hanger space

Count me in,,,, I have a large hanger at Granby CO, KGNB, most of the guys in the chapter can help and have keys. Look up ch 1267,,, I am out of town working on a project but will be back in the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-15-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,152
Posted By mtnflyer
Boots

Rocky, the pants can go inside the boots only if you own 500 cow/calf pairs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By mtnflyer
And Bill, you can keep that cold weather up...

And Bill, you can keep that cold weather up there!!! The current temp here is 76 and a forecast low of 73. Keep shoveling.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By mtnflyer
Impulse coupler!!! I'll check that out. Thanks

Impulse coupler!!! I'll check that out. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By mtnflyer
Sad to say, this not an RV I'm working on, I'm...

Sad to say, this not an RV I'm working on, I'm being forced to work on a reconstuted porta poty,a velocity, just so I can stay down here in the keys for the winter. Anyway, we are installing a IO540...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,229
Posted By mtnflyer
Mag cap

I'm helping a friend on his airplane and we have problem. There is very clearance between to mag cap and the firewall, not enough room for the wires. Has anyone out there heard of a mag with the...
Forum: RV-4 11-12-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,947
Posted By mtnflyer
RV4/RV8

If you have two trained fighter jocks, put one in a 4 and other in an 8 and the 4driver will eat the 8 up. The 4 will turn inside, out climb, and outrun the 8 anytime. Plus the four just looks...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,772
Posted By mtnflyer
Ride for Ron

When I gave you that ride from Summerland I told you that be one of the most expensive rides you ever had. That boy of yours can help buck rivets. Good luck
Forum: Tools 09-02-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,824
Posted By mtnflyer
This is sick, sick, sick,,,,, no one should be...

This is sick, sick, sick,,,,, no one should be this organized.....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-16-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 16,554
Posted By mtnflyer
Build time

Watching this makes me want to build another 4 so I can go yank and bank like this.... It is just not the same in a 7
Forum: Tools 06-30-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Posted By mtnflyer
Thanks Gary, the beer is onme

Thanks Gary, the beer is onme
Forum: Tools 06-30-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Posted By mtnflyer
Drill sizes

Anybody out there,,,, what size drill bit should I use for an 1/8 pipe tap in 2024t3??? Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,127
Posted By mtnflyer
Heat alert,,, heat alert

Okay, hi in Granby 84? today, we are going to burn up,,,, Low tonight will be in the lower 40s, Chapter 1267 will start serving pancakes at 7 AM on 6 July,, come on up and cool off. Bring a jacket
Forum: Safety 06-04-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 23,887
Posted By mtnflyer
Fat Albert

Good rant Ron,,,,, you people out there, listen to this guy, your not going to cut that tether line and it will ruin your whole day.
Forum: GPS 05-05-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,674
Posted By mtnflyer
GPS on my IPAD

I have an IPAD 2 without GPS, so I bought a DUELXGPS so I may have a readout on my flightguide app but am unable get the signal into the flightguide app or the fourflight. All else works,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-01-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,489
Posted By mtnflyer
Ground

I have both the fuel and oil transducers mounted with adel clamps and must run a ground strap to the airframe. Whenever the fuel pressure reading starts acting up I clean the ground strap and all is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,343
Posted By mtnflyer
Beer

Rocky,,, I'll be there T/W/TH, and I'll buy the first round.... Dave
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-01-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,744
Posted By mtnflyer
That looks cold

That looks cold
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,469
Posted By mtnflyer
Snow??? What that

Just to give you people a little incentive, I flew the 7 down here to summerland Key from Colorado last week and have allready have forgotten all about snow and cold. The current conditions on...
Forum: RV-10 02-04-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,186
Posted By mtnflyer
RV 10 fuel line

Would someone out there tell me the size of a rv10 fuel line, I'm helping a friend on his compost airplane with the same engine as an 10 and he wants to install 1/2 inch fuel lines, much extra...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-22-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,461
Posted By mtnflyer
A little help from my friends? Lycoming camshaft

Can a person inspect a cam on a lycoming without splitting the case or pulling a cylinder????? Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,933
Posted By mtnflyer
20V @30 below

A newly purchased RV 4 was pulled out of a heated hanger on a 30degree below zero morning, he was on his first cross country and taking the 4 home back east, when the canopy cracked in about 5...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,933
Posted By mtnflyer
Cold cold cold

Here in the mountains of Colorado it is common to fly at temps in the minus 5 to minus 10 if the sun is shining but then I installed two heat muffs, one on each bank. With the sun shining in the...
Forum: RV-3 12-23-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,257
Posted By mtnflyer
Finding stuff

Walk around the shop bare footed after a six pack of Coors. You will find stuff that you didn't know was missing!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,493
Posted By mtnflyer
First flight

A bottle of fine French wine shipped to me
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,390
Posted By mtnflyer
Use only a six point socket... The drain is steel...

Use only a six point socket... The drain is steel and the flange is aluminum so it should not gall when removed.... Dave
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,316
Posted By mtnflyer
Heat

Here in the mountains of Colorado, on a mild winter day with the temp in the 5to10 below 0, a sump heater and a good blanket over the cowl will warm the engine compartment to about 70 degrees in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,492
Posted By mtnflyer
You may take this and run with it

Many years ago, while working for a Kenworth dealer, I was taught to clean bearings with solvent, getting all the old grease out, then washing these bearings with very hot, soapy water, blowing them...
Forum: RV-10 11-18-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,083
Posted By mtnflyer
RV 6 weight and balance

I have need of a blank weight and balance sheet for a rv6. If someone could email said copy to I would be of great help,,, mtnflyer@ msn.com. Thank guys
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-16-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,849
Posted By mtnflyer
Rocky,,,, check your PM.... Dave

Rocky,,,, check your PM.... Dave
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,100
Posted By mtnflyer
I,ll try to get photos out soon

I,ll try to get photos out soon
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