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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-09-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,959
Posted By Flying8
So many syllables for such a short tail number!...

So many syllables for such a short tail number! Guess I'll have to pass.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-27-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By Flying8
I also ordered the one piece gear from...

I also ordered the one piece gear from skydesigns. I attempted to drill the vans style gear brackets and after struggling for hours I decided to pull the trigger on what I have been debating for the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-29-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,389
Posted By Flying8
The tailwheel attaches to them.

The tailwheel attaches to them.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-23-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,554
Posted By Flying8
Install wings after finish kit?

Well now that QB situation has been updated, my wings won't be here for a long time yet.

So does anyone know the CONS of moving forward with the finish kit, potentially not fitting the wings until...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-04-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,554
Posted By Flying8
Well that is a bummer considering I order QB...

Well that is a bummer considering I order QB wings two months ago... Sounds like the wait on QB wings is going to sky rocket past the 10 month window I was given when ordered if they have to back...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-19-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,420
Posted By Flying8
Search jobs on jsfirm website. There are lots of...

Search jobs on jsfirm website. There are lots of jobs out there that pay well if you are willing to move. (There were wayyy more before COVID...)
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 751
Posted By Flying8
Seat belt spacer material

By chance would anybody have some extra stock laying around? I am really moving along on the fuselage and this stuff is on backorder so figured I'd ask.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-14-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 778
Posted By Flying8
Wingnutwick is looking for one. Or he was at...

Wingnutwick is looking for one. Or he was at least.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-11-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,554
Posted By Flying8
That is great news. I am going to order...

That is great news. I am going to order quickbuild wings after I get the standard build fuselage started. Still waiting on it to ship. I have idle hands and its killing me...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-24-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,137
Posted By Flying8
Darn! Yeah separate switches makes it a little...

Darn! Yeah separate switches makes it a little more difficult. I was hoping it was a simple key switch.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-24-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,137
Posted By Flying8
Maybe your ignition (key) switch is faulty and...

Maybe your ignition (key) switch is faulty and not grounding the left mag when the switch is moved to the RIGHT mag position. Even if it does ground both when switched to OFF.

I know you said...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-12-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By Flying8
As I casually read this in my A&P cram course, it...

As I casually read this in my A&P cram course, it sounds like an improper idle mixture setting. Especially since you just installed the carb.

After more thought it sounds like your idle mixture...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-11-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,434
Posted By Flying8
Well thatís a bummer. I have two quotes for the...

Well thatís a bummer. I have two quotes for the 370 I have been interested in. Please tell us how often you fly the aircraft. Also I was not aware of continental admitting a high number of...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-06-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,562
Posted By Flying8
With the price increases from lyc, at least...

With the price increases from lyc, at least entertain an engine from Titan. I have a quote from Them for less than $32K for a 195 HP O-370. I have not pulled that trigger yet so I am still geeking...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-04-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,419
Posted By Flying8
Build the tail. You’ll know if it’s for you or...

Build the tail. You’ll know if it’s for you or not. I was hooked as soon as I finished the vertical stab. (Was waiting on 3rd set of Horizontal stab spar doublers so I finished the vertical first)....
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-30-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,426
Posted By Flying8
3rd attempt got it right. Completed the vertical...

3rd attempt got it right. Completed the vertical stab and rudder while I was waiting for the replacement parts.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-10-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,426
Posted By Flying8
Thanks for the info. I'll be extra patient this...

Thanks for the info. I'll be extra patient this time around and check everything a lot.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-09-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,426
Posted By Flying8
HS spar doubler problem

Has anyone else had an issue with drilling the HS front spar, 0005, 0006 ribs, 810 spar angle and doubler together? The top hole has given me problems on the right side where you measure per the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-23-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,943
Posted By Flying8
I can?t wait to impress the neighbors! Sounds...

I can?t wait to impress the neighbors! Sounds like I should just do what Van?s suggests. Yea I plan on QB fuselage to save some time but slow build wings to save some money. Thanks for input.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-22-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,943
Posted By Flying8
Build sequence

I purchased the tail kit and I am excited to get started. After searching for a while I figured this is probably the right thread to post this question.

Has anyone moved on to the fuselage after...
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