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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,389
Posted By KentuckyMike
Flew up To KOSH

Even though Airventure was canceled we flew up to visit some friends on Friday and back on Sunday.
Flew up over Lake Michigan along the Chicago coast for the first time. It was amazing as was seeing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,156
Posted By KentuckyMike
Same problem until.......

I finally called to see why sometimes Iwas charged and others not. The customer rep told me to insure you get free shipping always select ups as the type of shipping. I sometimes picked USPS as it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,242
Posted By KentuckyMike
Pilot Card

I made an order on Sunday. I received an email it had shipped and to my surprise there was a shipping charge! I immediately called and the sales rep said she would notify the accounting department...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,692
Posted By KentuckyMike
Seat Heater

Check out the site below. Vince is a great RV guy also.

http://www.flyboyaccessories.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=77
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-02-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,607
Posted By KentuckyMike
2 colors of yellow

The Audi is Imola yellow, the RV is Ag yellow.

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd384/Ke4ns/0f0daf1b.jpg
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-23-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,445
Posted By KentuckyMike
Cool video

Nice video. I'm curious what software was used for the editing?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-04-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,903
Posted By KentuckyMike
Targa strip

Mark,

I have never really noticed any excessive noise from that area but I have always had a stript there. My fiberglass one came loose recently on takeoff at about 50 feet. I decided to try one...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-02-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,903
Posted By KentuckyMike
Lift Handle

Noel,

Below is a picture of the lift handle I made. I may try to make a smaller one but this one does work well and stabilizes the canopy when opening due to lifting it in the center as you...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-30-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,903
Posted By KentuckyMike
Tip up finger hold

I had and have the same trouble. I made a small streamlined finger hold. I will install it tomorrow and post a picture of it. Im sure it will cost me at least 1/2 knott sticking up in the air...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-30-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,903
Posted By KentuckyMike
Tip: Made New Tip-Up Rear Metal Canopy Fairing and then Powder Coated it!

Due to the fiberglass canopy fairing at the tip up joint on my RV6 departing during flight I needed to make a new one. Luckily an airport neighbor returned what was left of the original one and I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,648
Posted By KentuckyMike
Thanks

I ordered four for pickup. Looks like a good gift for myself and a couple of friends.
Forum: Southeast 10-17-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,336
Posted By KentuckyMike
He was OK

Dan,

It was great to finally meet up with you at Greg's.

I spoke with the Kitfox pilot later in the day and he said the plane in front of him on the runway stopped quickly. He applied both brakes...
Forum: Southeast 10-10-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,336
Posted By KentuckyMike
Kentucky boys are going!

Four planes from north central Ky will be there. A RV6, a Luscombe, a Citabria and a Cherokee 140. Greg has a beautiful place and we have a ball there each year!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,099
Posted By KentuckyMike
Prop Spacer

Jeff,

The installation did require that I use a new spacer. I did as Craig suggested and called Saber Manufacturing in Texas (http://www.sabermfg.com/index.htm)

Jim knew exactly what I needed. ...
Forum: Safety 09-28-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,954
Posted By KentuckyMike
US Complex Defination

FAR Part 61.31 (e) defines Complex as

(an airplane that has a retractable landing gear, flaps, and a controllable pitch propeller; or, in the case of a seaplane, flaps and a controllable pitch...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,184
Posted By KentuckyMike
Congratulations

Congratulations to you both. She looks happy in the picture.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,099
Posted By KentuckyMike
Prop Differences

Robert,

The climb was so good with both that I cant tell a real difference even though there may be one. What I do notice is the response seems quicker which I guess is related to mass and weight. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,099
Posted By KentuckyMike
I love the prop!

My new 3-blade is a 68" diameter by 73 pitch.
The static rpm was 2150 which I thought might be low but according to Craig it is fairly normal. At 7500 feet and 75% power the rpm was at 2650. I did a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,099
Posted By KentuckyMike
Nickel Edges

Yes Mike I did opt to get the nickel leading edges. It wraps around both sides about 3/4 to 1 inch and obviously is painted black on the back side like the rest of the blade. No rpm restrictions in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,099
Posted By KentuckyMike
Not a major change

According to my Operating Limitations paragraph 19, fixed pitch to fixed pitch requires no paper work to anyone. Only a logbook entry before and after return to Phase 1 for 5 hours.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,099
Posted By KentuckyMike
New Catto 3 Blade Installed

Yippee!!!

My new 3 blade arrived yesterday via FedX to my home. I should have shipped it to the airport. The driver thought it was a windmill. Well I guess it sort of is. I had to drop the top...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-02-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 559,314
Posted By KentuckyMike
RV6 almost on the Ground

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd384/Ke4ns/n249m2.jpg
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 05-31-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,065
Posted By KentuckyMike
Prayers

Prayers to you and your family Pierre.
Forum: Safety 05-01-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,291
Posted By KentuckyMike
Night Flying

Jeff,

You are correct.

Part 61.110 (2) says
(c) A person who does not meet the night flying requirements in ?61.109 (d)(2), (i)(2), or (j)(2) may be issued a private pilot certificate with the...
Forum: Safety 05-01-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,291
Posted By KentuckyMike
Good Discussion

Even though night flights are outside some comfort zones, all new private SEL pilot candidates are required by part 61.109 (2) to complete 3 hours of night flight training in a single-engine...
Forum: Southeast 04-26-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,610
Posted By KentuckyMike
Rough River

Sounds like fun. I'll be there.

Below is a picture from the last time I was at Rough River. 9 RV's!

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd384/Ke4ns/RVPicture.jpg
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-23-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,081
Posted By KentuckyMike
Smoke system

Sounds like a great system. Like the others said, please share a description, parts list and maybe a picture or two.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-23-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,256
Posted By KentuckyMike
Servo drag

I agree with Dan ( who wouldn't :o). I installed the dynon autopilot in my RV6 and as many have stated very noticeable difference on the ground. When flying it is not significant but the controls...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-18-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,471
Posted By KentuckyMike
FAR 23.925 Ground Clearance

We just had a similar discussion at our airport and also found the following.

Part 23 AIRWORTHINESS STANDARDS:
23.925
Propeller clearance.

Unless smaller clearances are substantiated, propeller...
Forum: GPS 04-18-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 219,155
Posted By KentuckyMike
You are sooooo Right!

Regarding the the touch screen freezing up, removal of the battery overnight sometimes does cure the problem or at least it did on my unit. The touch screen did not work at all. The unit powered up...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-20-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,058
Posted By KentuckyMike
9 RV's At Rough River KY State Park

Saturday March 19th, 9 RV's showed up for the great lunch buffet at 2I3.

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd384/Ke4ns/RVPicture.jpg

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd384/Ke4ns/RVGang.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,732
Posted By KentuckyMike
Is the FAA LODA for Transition Training Hard to Get?

The long-awaited guidance for LODA or Letter of Deviation Authority has finally been published by the FAA. September 7,...
Forum: Florida (Central) 04-06-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,208
Posted By KentuckyMike
SNF meeting

I'll be there all week. The AM time is too early :o) , I'll try to make the 5PM one!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,891
Posted By KentuckyMike
Prop Balancer

I had mine balanced by Buddy Hester and he used the "DynaVibe" unit. I was very pleased with the results. You can read some of the testimonials...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2010, 05:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,074
Posted By KentuckyMike
SNF Arrival Procedures

Everything is pretty well spelled out in the "Fly In Procedures" document below.

http://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/notices/media/2010%20Sun%20N%20Fun%20color%20Final.pdf
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-15-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,498
Posted By KentuckyMike
Degauss/Demag

I would bet something inexpensive like a tape head demagnetizer would would work also.
http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/1925/demag.th.jpg

You can find these on ebay for 10-20 bucks.
Forum: RV-4 01-29-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,304
Posted By KentuckyMike
Landing Light

How about one not in the wing at all?

http://img714.imageshack.us/img714/9011/n87ct.jpg

The light is small enough that it does not affect cooling at all.
Forum: COMM 01-23-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,830
Posted By KentuckyMike
Icom 210

From the Icom web site.

"The IC-A210 neatly fits inside the common mounting brackets used on most airplanes including Icom?s IC-A200". Two types of rear-panel adapters are included, allowing for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,233
Posted By KentuckyMike
Removing Powder Coating

I have a small powder coating setup at home and when I have had to redo a part for various reasons, I have always been able to remove the powder coating with a solvent based paint stripper. It may...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,383
Posted By KentuckyMike
Camera Underwing Mounting Bracket

I had several questions about the camera and bracket used for my RV6 under wing mounted video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jv6I98LFiBo

so I thought I would post a couple of pictures.

The camera...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-10-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,119
Posted By KentuckyMike
Camera

Lothar,

The camera was the ContourHD by Vholdr. http://www.vholdr.com/
I believe they have three versions a 720, HD and 1020i. Mine is the HD and you can record at 720 also.

I don't have any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,078
Posted By KentuckyMike
All are Welcome

Dennis,

All are welcome at 70KY Vine Grove, Ky. We are 5 miles south of Fort Knox (KFTK) or 8 miles north of Elizabethtown (KEKX). Runways are 11/29 and unicom is 122.9. The local owner/A&P/IA...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,078
Posted By KentuckyMike
Grass for Sure!

I love our 2700 foot grass strip. It does require constant mowing and we roll it a couple of times each year to help smooth it out.

http://img30.imageshack.us/img30/1802/dsc07022medium.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,907
Posted By KentuckyMike
Girls Already

Don,

Thanks for the nice words. I tease him already that girls didn't look like they do now when I was his age and he just grins!

Best wishes to your son!
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-06-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,200
Posted By KentuckyMike
20 Pup Run

You guys are awesome.

If I wasn't at work and in KY I would go along.

More stars for your crowns. All dogs do go to heaven!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,907
Posted By KentuckyMike
O-Rings

I guess I should replace the o-rings. There was a small wet area on the top of the right pedal cylinders. Did you get the o-rings from Vans or Matco?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,512
Posted By KentuckyMike
Heated Clothes

Vince Frazier of FlyBoyAccessories has a few items. He is also an RV builder and is located in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,907
Posted By KentuckyMike
New Year's Day Flight, Brake Problem

If this is not RV related enough, one of the moderators can delete it.

January 1st, 2009

I have always heard that what you do on New Year?s Day you will do all year long so I decided I wanted to go...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-04-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,553
Posted By KentuckyMike
Trip Pictures

What a fantastic trip and great pictures. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-04-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,119
Posted By KentuckyMike
Vine Grove

Jim, I passed along the info to Randy. He is looking forward to your next visit.

Tim, If I had known you were there we could have had a burger. It is a neat country, old fashioned airport as I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,128
Posted By KentuckyMike
Reiff Pre-Heater

I have the sump heater and bands on my O-360. I checked today and with no blanket over the cowl after heating overnight the temp was 45 degrees above ambient.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-31-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,119
Posted By KentuckyMike
Video Editor

The Video editor I use is Adobe Premiere Elements. It has a ton of features and makes the editing quite easy.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-31-2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,119
Posted By KentuckyMike
Another ContourHD Video

I made an "L" bracket and bolted the camera to the wing tie down hole.
I think it needs to be pointed a little more down and to the right.
The music idea was from a previous post. Hopefully the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,128
Posted By KentuckyMike
Reiff Preheater

I love my Reiff preheater. I had one on my Cherokee 6, my 1946 GC1B Swift and my RV6. I don't leave it on all the time though. I have a timer and stop by the hanger the day before and program it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2009, 02:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,301
Posted By KentuckyMike
Don't Give Up

Jeff,

Don't give up, you are too near completion. I am a firm believer that things happen for a reason but this is sure a hard one to figure out. Hopefully it will all be covered.

You and the...
Forum: Safety 12-26-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,048
Posted By KentuckyMike
D Notams

Thanks,

Currently working on my commercial rating and with the check ride coming up next month I didn't know what that was. Thanks again!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,733
Posted By KentuckyMike
Wireless Headset

I saw these by LoPresti being demonstrated at Sun-N-Fun 2007. I haven't seen them available yet even though they were showing them in 2007.

http://www.sbwire.com/news/view/11896
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,413
Posted By KentuckyMike
Narrowest Runway for me

was 79C at Neenah, Wisconsin a few years back for an Oshkosh stop.

2450 X 20

http://img268.imageshack.us/img268/7795/79co.jpg
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 11-30-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,133
Posted By KentuckyMike
Noise

My RV is fairly loud but even at that the dogs did not seem to mind. I don't think it would be good to expose them over and over but a few hours of noise beats the alternative! The pups even went...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 11-30-2009, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,133
Posted By KentuckyMike
Size of Carrier

Jerry,

The carrier I used was an 18x24 collapsable. I could not get it in the back of the RV6 when folded out but when collapsed it was only about 4 inches thick. I then placed it in the back...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 11-29-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,133
Posted By KentuckyMike
Pilots & Paws - My Good Deed!

I suppose this is RV related.

I used my RV6 for a dog transport today. There was a Mom Border Collie with three pups that was going to be put down. A family in West Virgina agreed to take them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,162
Posted By KentuckyMike
Solid Color

My RV6 is all yellow with blue and gray stripes as you can see.

http://i37.tinypic.com/2dt4xut.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,010
Posted By KentuckyMike
Mark Landoll

I had an email conversation with Mark not long ago.
Try him at landollskydoll2001@yahoo.com
He said he can be reached in his shop at 405.392.3847 during the day
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,277
Posted By KentuckyMike
Prop Balance

Bobby did a great job on my RV. It is sooooo much smoother now. Even at the lower RPM's there is a big difference. The run up is so smooth now. The best analogy I can think of is like getting new...
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