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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,126
Posted By MikeyDale
Had a GREAT time with all the Falcon Flight guys...

Had a GREAT time with all the Falcon Flight guys in Temple, Tx! Made new friends and saw old friends! Its really great stretching my stick and rudder skills and Luke, Shorts, Scroll, and the whole...
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 03-29-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,215
Posted By MikeyDale
I have two 10" Dynon Screens and can have them...

I have two 10" Dynon Screens and can have them removed in 10 min max! I didn't realize this advantage when I planned my panel but it has been a great asset! An allen head bit in a cordless...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2021, 04:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,657
Posted By MikeyDale
Nancy and I will be there! She don't drink much...

Nancy and I will be there! She don't drink much though ;)
Forum: Formation Flying 01-26-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,761
Posted By MikeyDale
Wow! Great video! Im signed up and sittin on...

Wow! Great video! Im signed up and sittin on READY for the Clinic!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 130,675
Posted By MikeyDale
"The Gift Of Wings" by Richard Bach

"The Gift Of Wings" by Richard Bach
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-23-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,106
Posted By MikeyDale
That was awesome! Beautiful!

That was awesome! Beautiful!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-05-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By MikeyDale
Cool I was in the same boat. I cut the scoop off and...

I was in the same boat. I cut the scoop off and reshaped the cowl to the smooth version. Well, my own smooth version. Mine turned out ok but I wouldn't recommend it! Many hours of sanding, shaping,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-10-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By MikeyDale
Great idea Steve! Is that Striping Tape? It...

Great idea Steve! Is that Striping Tape? It appears to be very narrow. Where did you get it?
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-09-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,604
Posted By MikeyDale
I have never taken it off to work on anything yet...

I have never taken it off to work on anything yet and my heads down there every month or so. You flew with me in Pine Bluff, did you even know it was there? I've had two Biennials in this plane and...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-08-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,604
Posted By MikeyDale
I pondered this question for a long time 5 years...

I pondered this question for a long time 5 years ago! I wanted a convenient place for my extinguisher yet not mess up the nice clean appearance of my cockpit. Also, I needed it somewhere forward as I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,499
Posted By MikeyDale
Very nice! Now let the fun begin!

Very nice! Now let the fun begin!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-08-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,065
Posted By MikeyDale
If he has it priced as if it had a 0 time-SMOH...

If he has it priced as if it had a 0 time-SMOH then yes, deduct the cost of a full overhaul and then be ready to negotiate. I suspect this engine has been sitting a while somewhere if not on this...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-22-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,226
Posted By MikeyDale
I bought a B1B and installed it. 75hrs SMOH/1200...

I bought a B1B and installed it. 75hrs SMOH/1200 hrs TT and paid 11,000. Had to change out the sump. I was wanting cold air horizontal induction any way. I think the cost was around 1400. Could not...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-22-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,953
Posted By MikeyDale
Hmmm, wonder which one of these guys are most...

Hmmm, wonder which one of these guys are most likely to survive an off airport emergency landing?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,649
Posted By MikeyDale
I had a great time at Pine Bluff Formation...

I had a great time at Pine Bluff Formation Clinic, my first dabbling in formation flying! I hope to Solo on the next clinic. But, I got to ride along and take pics and video of the "All Up" on Sunday!
Forum: Reviews 10-07-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,720
Posted By MikeyDale
My wife and I have been using the Halos for the...

My wife and I have been using the Halos for the last 6 years and are generally happy with them except for the mic boom and the mic gain. I bought the two pair about 6 weeks apart and the second pairs...
Forum: RV-3 10-02-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,462
Posted By MikeyDale
I have used the Vans Sensors for almost 6 years...

I have used the Vans Sensors for almost 6 years and they have been very accurate! Although, being a taildragger, ground readings are high and anything above 16 gallons they say 16+.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-01-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,219
Posted By MikeyDale
My IO360 likes 6 qts in the crankcase. I was...

My IO360 likes 6 qts in the crankcase. I was adding a qt every 5-6 hours flying about 50-60 hrs a year. I have been flying much more in the past 6 months and I have noticed oil consumption has...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,324
Posted By MikeyDale
Looks great Brian! I have just started smoking...

Looks great Brian! I have just started smoking myself and its FUN! That looks like Montgomery Field, I'm surprised they don't have some rule about smoking around there, matter of fact, I'm surprised...
Forum: RV-4 09-19-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,526
Posted By MikeyDale
Mine is 9/32". I wished I had 3/8" or at least...

Mine is 9/32". I wished I had 3/8" or at least 5/16". Bottom cowl is a little irritating! I shimmed the engine mount down then removed the shims after 150 hrs as the engine sagged.
Forum: Reviews 09-15-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,280
Posted By MikeyDale
I got lucky with my 3/8 hose coming from baggage...

I got lucky with my 3/8 hose coming from baggage compartment to the firewall! My Classic Aero Aviator Side Panels (discontinued now) has a place for the hose to pass thru behind the armrest form.
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-13-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,133
Posted By MikeyDale
My friend, you are barking up the right tree!...

My friend, you are barking up the right tree! Welcome to the experimental side of aviation and I know you will never be disappointed!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,998
Posted By MikeyDale
I just started smoking and it great fun! Just...

I just started smoking and it great fun! Just have to remember, 5.00 a minute!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,248
Posted By MikeyDale
I use Travel Johns bought from ACS. Flying in...

I use Travel Johns bought from ACS. Flying in loose shorts enable's me to stuff one of these up my short leg and then it usually takes me a considerable amount of time to relax enough to go,...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-11-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,849
Posted By MikeyDale
Very nice John! Its time for me to grow a pair...

Very nice John! Its time for me to grow a pair and do some of that!
Forum: Texas (South) 09-10-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,621
Posted By MikeyDale
Arlie, check your PMs.

Arlie, check your PMs.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-03-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,277
Posted By MikeyDale
I installed one on the right and one on the left...

I installed one on the right and one on the left and it has worked out great. I also installed extra unused wires thru them to make future installations easy. They have come in handy several times...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-03-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,413
Posted By MikeyDale
For me, it was hard not to concentrate on getting...

For me, it was hard not to concentrate on getting finished but if that's all I dwelled on, I would become unmotivated. Instead I tried to concentrate on small daily goals and the feeling of...
Forum: Painting your RV 08-30-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,245
Posted By MikeyDale
I painted with Stewart Systems 5.5 years ago and...

I painted with Stewart Systems 5.5 years ago and it has held up well. I thought "water born paint wont bother me" but I was wrong! I started with just a respirator. After a day or two my eyes turned...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-30-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,407
Posted By MikeyDale
I read an article about mountain flying before...

I read an article about mountain flying before our trip to Yellowstone in July and it said to be sure and carry Bear Spray. I bought a 40 dollar can when we got there and carried it around the park...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,635
Posted By MikeyDale
I have the same question. Has anyone done this...

I have the same question. Has anyone done this mod to an already deformed skin?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-30-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,271
Posted By MikeyDale
Wow! Thanks for sharing! Glacier National Park is...

Wow! Thanks for sharing! Glacier National Park is definitely going in my bucket list!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,802
Posted By MikeyDale
Don't leave for good! We Fledglings need your 56...

Don't leave for good! We Fledglings need your 56 years of experience!
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 08-15-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,280
Posted By MikeyDale
She sounds like an angel! Sorry for your loss!

She sounds like an angel! Sorry for your loss!
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-13-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,690
Posted By MikeyDale
Works for me every time!

Works for me every time!
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-13-2020, 04:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 25,926
Posted By MikeyDale
Very nice and what a great companion!

Very nice and what a great companion!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-09-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,108
Posted By MikeyDale
Oshkosh Replacement Trip

Since Airventure got cancelled, Nancy and I decided to take a trip to Yellowstone and then on to Illinois for the "Not-Osh" get together. We were able to fly over Devils Tower and Mount Rushmore...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-03-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,284
Posted By MikeyDale
So glad yall got to go! Those are really great...

So glad yall got to go! Those are really great pics!....We really enjoyed our trip up there also and planning one next year in the "Other" slow RV!
Forum: Safety 07-27-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,043
Posted By MikeyDale
Good job getting down! I hate that you missed the...

Good job getting down! I hate that you missed the party! Why not run 10 microns on the tanks too? Then maybe if one tank is contaminated, the other would still be usable.....Now excuse me while I go...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,844
Posted By MikeyDale
Greg, we are planning to leave on the 17th July...

Greg, we are planning to leave on the 17th July and get back on the 27th. Are you sure you wont be needing it then?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,844
Posted By MikeyDale
Gonna be gone about 10 days, can you go without...

Gonna be gone about 10 days, can you go without it that long? What does it weigh?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,844
Posted By MikeyDale
Oxygen

I am planning a trip to West Yellowstone from my home in West Texas in a few weeks in my RV7. We will probably want to fly around the park a little while staying with friends for a few days. I will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,068
Posted By MikeyDale
I was about ready for inspection so in a rush....

I was about ready for inspection so in a rush. Went to Walmart and bought an engraving pen. Printed info on paper printed off of my computer and stuck it to the plate and used it for a guide. I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-13-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By MikeyDale
I installed those Grove wheels and brakes on my...

I installed those Grove wheels and brakes on my RV7 5 years ago and they have performed perfectly with no altercations.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-11-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,160
Posted By MikeyDale
Great write up Andy! Thanks for sharing!

Great write up Andy! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-22-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,280
Posted By MikeyDale
Sorry to hear this Allen and my prayers are with...

Sorry to hear this Allen and my prayers are with you!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2020, 05:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,503
Posted By MikeyDale
Very nice! Love the checkered flaps and tail! You...

Very nice! Love the checkered flaps and tail! You must have been very focused for such a short build time!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-11-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,154
Posted By MikeyDale
I have been flying behind a used (75 hr SMOH) B1E...

I have been flying behind a used (75 hr SMOH) B1E engine for five years and it has been very good for me. But, be careful what you pay for it, I had to buy a new sump and finally gave up on making...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-30-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,627
Posted By MikeyDale
Wow! Great video!

Wow! Great video!
Forum: ADS-B 12-09-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,767
Posted By MikeyDale
Very good question! I betting "NO". It may give...

Very good question! I betting "NO". It may give the enemy the advantage!
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,064
Posted By MikeyDale
So sorry Tom! Prayers for you and family.

So sorry Tom! Prayers for you and family.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,453
Posted By MikeyDale
Praying for you and Suzanne. I cant imagine what...

Praying for you and Suzanne. I cant imagine what your going thru.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-22-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,435
Posted By MikeyDale
Flying with 2-10" Dynon Skyview for almost 5...

Flying with 2-10" Dynon Skyview for almost 5 years. I wouldn't hesitate to do it again!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,653
Posted By MikeyDale
Wow Andy! Very exciting! Once you have lived with...

Wow Andy! Very exciting! Once you have lived with your plane, you will forever be ruined from anything else!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-31-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,073
Posted By MikeyDale
I had the same issue a year ago! After a week of...

I had the same issue a year ago! After a week of hand wringing and total confusion, I turned the testor around and had instant success! The sad part is this was my 3rd condition inspection! I got...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,453
Posted By MikeyDale
Praying for Suzanne and you! Have a GREAT time!

Praying for Suzanne and you! Have a GREAT time!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,520
Posted By MikeyDale
Beautiful plane! Congratulations and great...

Beautiful plane! Congratulations and great perseverance!
Forum: COMM 08-17-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,160
Posted By MikeyDale
I bought one of these and just use the voice...

I bought one of these and just use the voice recorder or video recorder on my cell...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,571
Posted By MikeyDale
We would all like the crowds to be smaller but...

We would all like the crowds to be smaller but you cant have everything! Personally, I had never arrived on Friday before the airshow started before and I was worried nobody (Homebuilt Campers) would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,571
Posted By MikeyDale
Talking We had a great time and it was worth the effort...

We had a great time and it was worth the effort and expense! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,405
Posted By MikeyDale
We arrived 1 pm Friday with a fairly crowded but...

We arrived 1 pm Friday with a fairly crowded but stress free process. I can tell you they have been bringing in planes much faster this year. First time I've been in with no weather to worry about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,281
Posted By MikeyDale
Our huge Coleman tent weighs 14 lbs but its a...

Our huge Coleman tent weighs 14 lbs but its a luxury to stand up and put my pants on! My homemade EAA tiedowns go on the firewall secured behind the passenger brakes. My 6 lb soft tool pouch goes...
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,951
Posted By MikeyDale
Me! I'm going 4th in a row!

Me! I'm going 4th in a row!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,546
Posted By MikeyDale
I have flown the pattern at Oshkosh more than...

I have flown the pattern at Oshkosh more than once looking down and seeing 80 mph so be prepared! Also when practicing at your local airport, make a normal approach at the numbers then hit the...
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