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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-12-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By ArlingtonRV
It has been 3 years and 222 hours since they were...

It has been 3 years and 222 hours since they were in for the 500 hr inspection. There was no mention of replacing the M3611 plastic cam. I have been in contact with Scott at Progressive in Kamloops...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-11-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Thanks for the information. Unfortunately, I...

Thanks for the information. Unfortunately, I don't have a spare, so it looks like I will be sending this one in for test/repair.

Appreciate the help.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-10-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By ArlingtonRV
LASAR Timing Help

I am having difficulties timing my LASAR mags, well, just the left one.

A little history. I bought the airplane a few years ago and shortly thereafter sent both mags out for IRAN. I installed and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Another Shout OUt for Flyleds

I just wanted to add another shout out for Flyleds and for Paul's help. I recently replaced my old Duckworks halogens with a pair of Flyleds Double Spotlights. That installation is described...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-01-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Here are some and you are right, it is a tight...

Here are some and you are right, it is a tight...
Forum: Reviews 03-01-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,996
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I did the same thing recently and it looked a lot...

I did the same thing recently and it looked a lot like this. https://www.rushesroost.com/post/rv-8-and-the-flyleds
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,567
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I have used this setup on my last couple of...

I have used this setup on my last couple of airplanes. In 2-3 hours it has the entire engine compartment very warm. I usually see oil temperatures between 65-85 when I start the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-18-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Double Spotlight

I went with the Double Spotlight to replace the Duckworks lights in my -8. Below as a not-yet-complete write up. I have finished the left side with the right side to...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-24-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Partial Day Off

The weather was so good on Friday that I had to take a sun day (other parts of the country have snow days, we have sun days since it is so rare in the winter), or at least a partial.

The whole story...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-06-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,227
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Leave it On

I went through many iterations of trying to turn it on/off in flight and none of them worked satisfactorily. Usually the remote (iPhone or camera remote) would stop responding after a few on/off...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-22-2020, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,227
Posted By ArlingtonRV
How to Mount a Camera In/On an Airplane

Several people have asked what I use for cameras and how I mount them. I finally took the time to gather up all of my trials and errors and put them in one place. For those of you who don't want to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-12-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,944
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I use the oil filter drain device sold by Vans...

I use the oil filter drain device sold by Vans (TOOL FILTER DRAIN). It is an aluminum tray with a string that can be used to hold it in place. There is a hose that attaches to the back to run into...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-05-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,143
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Day the Clocks Changed

The Halloween weekend was a pretty nice one in the upper left hand corner of the country. The full write up is here https://rushesroost.blogspot.com/, but if you prefer to skip that you can go right...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,827
Posted By ArlingtonRV
What, if anything, is in the big dome where the...

What, if anything, is in the big dome where the Spruce Goose used to be?
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-18-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,041
Posted By ArlingtonRV
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=77228&highlight=strake&page=3

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=133495&highlight=strake

https://vansairforce.net/community/showt...
Forum: RV-4 10-14-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,234
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I flew with Mike Seager in the -7 he instructs...

I flew with Mike Seager in the -7 he instructs in. Well worth the effort. I figured with just a stick in the back seat I didn't want to take instruction in my -4, even if someone would do it.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-26-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,495
Posted By ArlingtonRV
The better question is what do you gain? You...

The better question is what do you gain? You have to take the cowl off somewhere. Whether you take it off before the flight or after doesn't matter, does it? If you are worried about someone else...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-26-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,454
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Adjustable mirror from...

Adjustable mirror from Amazon:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001DKT0DO/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_image?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Mount from...
Forum: Tools 09-11-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,515
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Holding Fixture

Not so much making a tool as putting together common items to fulfill a specific need. In this case, I needed to be able to hold the hat switch out of an Infinity stick grip to unsolder / solder...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-16-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 804
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Northwest Aero Museums

Another victim of the pandemic is museums, specifically aero museums. There are a number of them in the Northwest and I have visited most of them. A recent trip to a closed museum got me to looking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,407
Posted By ArlingtonRV
For the first weekend in over a month I didn't...

For the first weekend in over a month I didn't have to work at all and got to fly twice. It's all detailed here.

https://rushesroost.blogspot.com/
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-14-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,135
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I have a set on my -8, I'll give them to you if...

I have a set on my -8, I'll give them to you if you come touch up the paint. :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-06-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,671
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Here is some video I shot shortly after...

Here is some video I shot shortly after installing it. I'm not exactly sure what it is telling me, but... The AOA is the bar that shows in the lower left section of the instrument on the inside of...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-01-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,721
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Great, thanks.

Great, thanks.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-29-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,721
Posted By ArlingtonRV
That's a really cool idea. Where did you get the...

That's a really cool idea. Where did you get the spring? Is there anything like a part number on it?

Thanks
Forum: Propellers 05-13-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,015
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I contacted AirMaster back in Dec 2019 and was...

I contacted AirMaster back in Dec 2019 and was told the following:

"We have in development the AP725, expected to be released second half 2020, which is expected to be a match for the engines you...
Forum: Northwest 04-17-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I highly recommend Mike Seager. I flew with him...

I highly recommend Mike Seager. I flew with him before flying my RV-4. He has tons of experience and is very calm in any situation. He's been doing this long enough that you can't do anything he...
Forum: Safety 04-05-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,640
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Similar, but Opposite Situation.

Well done.

I had a similar incident in my Air Force days, but I wasn't the pilot, I was the mechanic on the ground.

I worked Transient Alert at Bitburg AB, Germany in the late 80's/ early 90's. ...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-01-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By ArlingtonRV
At least one, maybe 2, but not more.

At least one, maybe 2, but not more.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-01-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I mount mine on the under side of the wing using...

I mount mine on the under side of the wing using 2 of the wing tip screws and one of these mounts from Plane...
Forum: ADS-B 02-22-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 32,882
Posted By ArlingtonRV
This is the shelf mount on the firewall. The...

This is the shelf mount on the firewall. The shelf I used is an RV-12 part (P/N F-01201R-1), or you can fabricate...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-16-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By ArlingtonRV
The camera on the wing is a GoPro Hero 7 Black. ...

The camera on the wing is a GoPro Hero 7 Black. The inside camera is a Drift 4K and the hand held is an iPhone 8.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,870
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Congratulations! Well done closing out the...

Congratulations! Well done closing out the story. Looks like you got the best possible outcome.
Forum: ADS-B 02-16-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,179
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I installed the anonymous mode switch, but not...

I installed the anonymous mode switch, but not the fail light. To ensure that the unit is working properly I request a PAPR every month or so.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-16-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,651
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Day Off Work

Monday 2/10 was far too nice a day to spend at work, so I decided to call in healthy and go flying instead. It was the best day of the year, so far. We went to Richland for lunch, but took a...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-09-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,166
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Day the Rain Ended (Briefly)

It has been a really wet winter here in the upper left hand corner. Today was only the second day this year I have been able to fly. At that, I didn't think I would as it still didn't look very...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-05-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,636
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Belly Soap. Great stuff, stains just wipe...

Belly Soap.

Great stuff, stains just wipe off.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/cspages/aerobellywash.php?clickkey=452449
Forum: Propellers 01-30-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,213
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I am going to face this exact scenario later this...

I am going to face this exact scenario later this year. My plan was to sell it as removed with the caveat that I would take it back (refund the buyer) if it proved to be BER (beyond economical...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,709
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I can't help with the manufacturer for the Airbus...

I can't help with the manufacturer for the Airbus lights, but the logo light on the 737 is made by Koito Manufacturing Co., LTD of Japan. They are a huge manufacturer of lights for automobiles, and...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-19-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,064
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Thanks for sharing, that is a very handy idea. ...

Thanks for sharing, that is a very handy idea. So much so, that I went and made one this weekend.

In the past I had made a diving board by clamping a board to a tool cart and parking it near the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-16-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,163
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I have a GoPro Here 7 that has really good image...

I have a GoPro Here 7 that has really good image stabilization. Does anyone know if there is anything in the Hero 8 that would justify an upgrade?

Thanks
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-16-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,240
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Form A...

Form A Funnel

https://www.amazon.com/Form-Funnel-General-Purpose-Pliable/dp/B083F5T77Y/ref=sr_1_2?crid=2M5DEKBK6UH8L&keywords=formafunnel&qid=1579216503&sprefix=form+a%2Caps%2C213&sr=8-2
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-27-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,421
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the White Christmas

2019 brought about the kind of white Christmas that I prefer. The kind where I go to the white and not have the white come to me. Snow is fun to see in its natural habitat, but I don't like it so...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Got a brief break in the rain so I got airborne...

Got a brief break in the rain so I got airborne for the first time since the Thanksgiving weekend. Took a tour around Mt. Baker.

https://steverush.smugmug.com/Mt-Baker-1222-19/i-rvDLsNC/A
Forum: ADS-B 12-09-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,648
Posted By ArlingtonRV
You didn't to mention the more recent incident...

You didn't to mention the more recent incident coming back from Forks when you saw a Growler (didn't know it at the time) on your iPad (and I soon saw it on mine) coming in from the ocean at super...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-08-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,991
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Regarding the Drift 4K, the manual states that it...

Regarding the Drift 4K, the manual states that it has 2 external microphones, one in front one in back that can be selected through the setup menu. Those are going to be useless inside the airplane....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-02-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,991
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I have a clamp mount that I bought for something...

I have a clamp mount that I bought for something a long time ago. I don't know where I got it or who made/sold it. If I can remember I will take a picture next time I am at the airport.

It is the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-02-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,991
Posted By ArlingtonRV
3 Cameras

I use at least 3 cameras, sometimes others as well.

On the wing I have a GoPro Hero 7 Black mounted underneath on a PlaneAround mount.

Mount:...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-01-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,991
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Day After Thanksgiving

It is unbelievable how beautiful the 4 day Thanksgiving weekend was in the ordinarily drab and rain drenched Northwest. Most years I am lucky to get one day of flying, this year I got three, just...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-29-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,376
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Thanksgiving Sunset

My flyin' buddy, Carl, looked far and wide to find someplace that was open for lunch on Thanksgiving. He found it, in Albany, Oregon, at the Cascade Bar and Grill. They are open every Thanksgiving...
Forum: RV-4 11-22-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,690
Posted By ArlingtonRV
My experience was not exactly like yours, but...

My experience was not exactly like yours, but I'll share it anyway. I had a 160 HP O-320 powered RV-4 with a metal Sensenich 70CM7S16-0-81 that I replaced with a 3 Blade Catto 60X70. One BIG...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-20-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,793
Posted By ArlingtonRV
The wing mounted camera is a GoPro Hero 7 Black,...

The wing mounted camera is a GoPro Hero 7 Black, the cockpit mounted camera is a Drift 4K and the hand held, non-mounted camera is an iPhone 8. I edit using PowerDirector. I've tried a few...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-19-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,793
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Bremerton Run

Saturday 10/12/19 was a day that turned out better than forecast. There was supposed to be increasing rain later in the day and otherwise cloudy, but the clouds were at least 8,000' in most places. ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-14-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,239
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Richland Run

Friday 10/11/19 was a really nice day in the Northwet. We were between rain systems, the air was smooth, calm, and clear. The winds aloft were forecast to be light making it a perfect day to head...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I have used many Drift cameras going all the way...

I have used many Drift cameras going all the way back to the HD170. I currently have the 4k as well as a GoPro Hero 7 Black.

I like the form factor and streamlined design of the Ghost and the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I have one I created for my RV-8 (it's not that...

I have one I created for my RV-8 (it's not that difficult, just time consuming, I just modified an existing template). I can email it to you and you can import it to ForeFlight if you want.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-25-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 861
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Test Video

I finally got a chance to test out the camera power supply that I installed a couple of weeks ago. The installation is described in some detail here:...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-18-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,723
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Sure: https://steverush.smugmug.com/My-New-RV-8

Sure:

https://steverush.smugmug.com/My-New-RV-8
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-17-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,850
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Arlington Fly In 2019 Highlights

In case anyone was wondering, the Arlington Fly In does continue, but it does seem to get smaller every year. They changed things up this year by moving it from July, just before Oshkosh, to the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-17-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,723
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I Did Mine a Little Differenter

The openings in the fuselage on mine were such that I couldn't move the rod far enough to get the bottom bolt out, the rod hit the fuselage opening. I ended up pulling the bolt at the top of the rod...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,104
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I saw that, but it took me a while to figure it...

I saw that, but it took me a while to figure it out. I think I get it now.:)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,104
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Blakeslees Bar and Grill. It is just past the...

Blakeslees Bar and Grill. It is just past the east end of the runway, an easy walk from the ramp. The Logging Museum is just across the street from the ramp and is also an interesting stop.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-05-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,104
Posted By ArlingtonRV
The camera on the wing is a GoPro Hero 7 Black...

The camera on the wing is a GoPro Hero 7 Black and the camera inside is a Drift 4K.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-05-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,104
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Mt. Olympus Turn

Saturday 8/3/19 was much clearer than the past several weekends. While we went back to Forks again, the trip was different this time. There were very few clouds over the Olympics and everything was...
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