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Forum: RV-6/6A Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By Alchemist
Another landing video - new camera

I got a new to me virb , it shows GPS speeds and elevation along with other cool overlays . I love the interface compared to my go pros.

Hope you enjoy , my co pilot was asleep on the landing LoL....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,116
Posted By Alchemist
Installed a new garmin camera , took it for a...

Installed a new garmin camera , took it for a test flight and my co pilot fell asleep :).

https://youtu.be/idbFlmvAGnk
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,545
Posted By Alchemist
Go figure , stuff never goes to ppl who would...

Go figure , stuff never goes to ppl who would actually enjoy them !
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By Alchemist
Because it cost 1.2 million dollars to build a 10...

Because it cost 1.2 million dollars to build a 10 unit t-hangar these days. Itís frustrating, I was on the list for 5 years and Iím on the airport board.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By Alchemist
I filled my fresh water tanks up before parking...

I filled my fresh water tanks up before parking my class A . Then ran my generator for AC when we were at the camper , which was really just for sleeping. I never had to dump or get more water as...
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By Alchemist
congrats on starting the build, I'm a 6-A driver...

congrats on starting the build, I'm a 6-A driver in Glasgow, KY.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-25-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,448
Posted By Alchemist
I just use a walmart bag, works great and fast...

I just use a walmart bag, works great and fast :D

https://youtu.be/6cQ-5Z9eWBU
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-02-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,945
Posted By Alchemist
Great work! Super impressed, if you ever need a...

Great work! Super impressed, if you ever need a test subject I will donate my RV6-A :D
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-14-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,738
Posted By Alchemist
Iím not sure , I bought the plane and they came...

Iím not sure , I bought the plane and they came with them. I made the other interior pieces to match.
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-14-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,738
Posted By Alchemist
Smile That does sounds like a better solution, what rpm...

That does sounds like a better solution, what rpm gauge would I need ?
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-13-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,738
Posted By Alchemist
Thanks for the inputs guys , it looks like I...

Thanks for the inputs guys , it looks like I donít have a wire from the right mag going to a switch or rpm gauge. What it looks like I need to do is run a wire from the right mag to a switch that was...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-10-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,738
Posted By Alchemist
That is correct , turning the key to right mag...

That is correct , turning the key to right mag rpm goes to zero. I will look and see if there is a wire going to the right mag.




Thank you ! I donít have that switch but looks like I can easily...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-09-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,738
Posted By Alchemist
Right Slick Mag Check, RPM to Zero

Hello,

Every since I've own this plane when I check my right mag RPM goes to zero therefore you have to listen for an audible difference in RPM drop. I'm used to it but I'd rather it do what the...
Forum: Alternative Engines 01-24-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 165,474
Posted By Alchemist
It was great flying with you, hopefully many...

It was great flying with you, hopefully many more flights to come . That Honda engine sure does sound good !
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,482
Posted By Alchemist
Looks great, I love my BSR mount on my RV6-A.

Looks great, I love my BSR mount on my RV6-A.
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-21-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Alchemist
Good luck i've been searching for a few years. I...

Good luck i've been searching for a few years. I think I am going to have to just fab my own or upgrade to the overhead style.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-13-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,706
Posted By Alchemist
Rework stations work great for this, once switch...

Rework stations work great for this, once switch is removed use desoldering braid to clean the slots so new switch will slide in easy.
Forum: RV-14 01-09-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,309
Posted By Alchemist
Hope it helps! https://youtu.be/nyI1XIBCjOE

Hope it helps! https://youtu.be/nyI1XIBCjOE
Forum: RV-14 01-09-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,309
Posted By Alchemist
I have a 6A video if that helps you any.

I have a 6A video if that helps you any.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,595
Posted By Alchemist
I am 35, I always wanted to build an RV. I feel...

I am 35, I always wanted to build an RV. I feel like I have the skills to do it and the shop space but I don't have the time and money. Therefore we purchased an RV6-A and love it. Hopefully one day...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-31-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,568
Posted By Alchemist
I used the BSR 3D printed mount and Baja Pro LED...

I used the BSR 3D printed mount and Baja Pro LED light

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2cWXNO40MU

https://youtu.be/pa-CAlr8okE
Forum: Alternative Engines 12-16-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 165,474
Posted By Alchemist
Awesome update, glad things are going well and...

Awesome update, glad things are going well and canít wait to have another Rv6-a close to us. Safe journeys!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,248
Posted By Alchemist
It took us 4 years, keep searching.

It took us 4 years, keep searching.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,498
Posted By Alchemist
It was a proof of concept , just like many of my...

It was a proof of concept , just like many of my ideas they die in the lack of funding pool :)


Jazzy motors ,Sabertooth motor controller, hc-02 Bluetooth module, and ardiuno uno; are the basics of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,498
Posted By Alchemist
I love those wheel chair motors, I made this one...

I love those wheel chair motors, I made this one that uses an android phone.

https://youtu.be/OVl8BZiq0EU
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-11-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,751
Posted By Alchemist
Last nights...

Last nights landing!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wO51QzEMBvw
Forum: Propellers 12-11-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,344
Posted By Alchemist
Here are the profile designs.

Here are the profile designs.
Forum: Alternative Engines 12-11-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 165,474
Posted By Alchemist
I know that airport well, did a lot of plan...

I know that airport well, did a lot of plan drawings when I was working for an engineering firm. Today the weather is nice , I have a t hangar in Glasgow. Weather turns crappy tomorrow. If you need...
Forum: Propellers 12-10-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,344
Posted By Alchemist
They have a multitude of profiles to choose from...

They have a multitude of profiles to choose from , I was looking at the 68Ē dia swift profile 3 blade design. They claim the hub and prop are good for 2000 hrs.
Forum: Propellers 12-10-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,344
Posted By Alchemist
Please keep me informed, Iím thinking about...

Please keep me informed, Iím thinking about making the switch.
Forum: Alternative Engines 12-10-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 749
Views: 165,474
Posted By Alchemist
Im in Glasgow, you going to be close?

Im in Glasgow, you going to be close?
Forum: Propellers 12-10-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,344
Posted By Alchemist
It seems the STOL crowd is enjoying the prop,...

It seems the STOL crowd is enjoying the prop, can't find any feedback from the RV crowd.
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-06-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,751
Posted By Alchemist
Absolutely, 1.7 million construction project...

Absolutely, 1.7 million construction project wrapping up . Inspector in my taxi path not paying attention. Had to make sure he had a visual before proceeding.
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-04-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,751
Posted By Alchemist
Another fun video https://youtu.be/m62BuzNLx4I

Another fun video

https://youtu.be/m62BuzNLx4I
Forum: Propellers 11-20-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,344
Posted By Alchemist
Sterna Props

Any RV drivers using Sterna Props? I seen them at Oshkosh 2019 and the ground adjustability and design seemed pretty interesting. I have a o320 160 HP and was looking at the 3-bladed prop with 68"...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-12-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,975
Posted By Alchemist
I use walmart bags, my wife likes to collect...

I use walmart bags, my wife likes to collect them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cQ-5Z9eWBU&feature=youtu.be
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,572
Posted By Alchemist
Iím all in for drag racing! RV6-A 155kt GS /150kt...

Iím all in for drag racing! RV6-A 155kt GS /150kt IAS. Long EZ was 154kt GS.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-02-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,118
Posted By Alchemist
I have an o320- attached is my report below for...

I have an o320- attached is my report below for reference.
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-02-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,751
Posted By Alchemist
Here is another landing into BRY, under the wing...

Here is another landing into BRY, under the wing mounted camera.

https://youtu.be/K1AsXE-dC48
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-02-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,751
Posted By Alchemist
Another landing video , camera mounted on top of...

Another landing video , camera mounted on top of the wing.

https://youtu.be/MWVNeEk7tjk
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,796
Posted By Alchemist
Where you at ? Iím based at KGLW.

Where you at ? Iím based at KGLW.
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-17-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,751
Posted By Alchemist
Camera mount

Camera mount
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-17-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,751
Posted By Alchemist
Todayís landing at KSME , there is pavement is in...

Todayís landing at KSME , there is pavement is in fair condition. Not as smooth as my home airport but you all can see the gear in action.

https://youtu.be/jrSRbckk_GE
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-16-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,751
Posted By Alchemist
I use a longer screw into the wing tip with a...

I use a longer screw into the wing tip with a modified washer . No sticky stuff .
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-15-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,751
Posted By Alchemist
Go pro sticky mount ( I left the sticky pad cover...

Go pro sticky mount ( I left the sticky pad cover on it) modified a washer and unscrewed a bolt from the wing tip . Put the bolt through the washer , then through the mount , attached back to the...
Forum: RV-4 10-15-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,258
Posted By Alchemist
Same but a 6A

Same but a 6A
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-05-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,751
Posted By Alchemist
Our field is pretty smooth, I will have more...

Our field is pretty smooth, I will have more videos to follow . We have some fly ins coming up so I will try and get those landings recorded.
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-03-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,659
Posted By Alchemist
I have floor mounted pedals but just completed...

I have floor mounted pedals but just completed the SB. Hopefully something I never have to do again !:D
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-02-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,751
Posted By Alchemist
Here is the take off video....

Here is the take off video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZXbMNOPmN4&feature=youtu.be
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-02-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,751
Posted By Alchemist
There is no wood on the main gear legs, we do...

There is no wood on the main gear legs, we do have an anti splat on the nose and a close tolerance bolt where the nose leg attaches to the engine mount. We keep our tire pressures at 32 psi (Michelin...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-02-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,751
Posted By Alchemist
Thanks! It's the first time I've used this...

Thanks!



It's the first time I've used this angle, always wanted to see how the landing looked so I could keep improving. Biggest thing to remember is it's not a nose gear but a kick stand for the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-01-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,751
Posted By Alchemist
Landing the RV6-A

Trying out new camera angles , hope you enjoy !

https://youtu.be/kmNq9kEv6lc
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-10-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,758
Posted By Alchemist
would love to see the pics, I've been thinking...

would love to see the pics, I've been thinking about doing this mod also.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,769
Posted By Alchemist
Im struggling with this myself, it seems if I go...

Im struggling with this myself, it seems if I go garmin path all my existing equipment will need to be changed out so it all talks to each other. I currently have 2 comms, good audio panel, and a...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-13-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,322
Posted By Alchemist
Thanks , I installed the fixed pedals but the...

Thanks , I installed the fixed pedals but the resistance is a lot more than before .
How much is to much resistance? What are the specs ?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,859
Posted By Alchemist
ordered, happy rv6-a owner!

ordered, happy rv6-a owner!
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-09-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,322
Posted By Alchemist
Passenger Brakes , floor mounted help

I removed my rudder pedals to compile with the SB , they been installed since
1998 and no cracks were found after media blasting. Weíve weld
On the gussets to strengthened the pedals and now Iím in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By Alchemist
what plane?

what plane?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-05-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,389
Posted By Alchemist
Great experience ! Really enjoyed your channel,...

Great experience ! Really enjoyed your channel, it's almost like a Netflix series. Keep being awesome!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By Alchemist
Here is my Baja pro light I just installed on my...

Here is my Baja pro light I just installed on my RV6-A , it’s pretty bright...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,042
Posted By Alchemist
Congrats! I can't wait to see it, let me know...

Congrats! I can't wait to see it, let me know when you all go up again and I will fly along in the 6.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-25-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,945
Posted By Alchemist
Looks great !

Looks great !
Forum: Tools 04-23-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 710
Posted By Alchemist
Rent a tool ?

Do any of you builders rent out tools ? I need to install
Some steps on my Rv6-a and didn?t want to spend several hundred dollars on
Tools needed for the job If I didn?t have to.

Any builders in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By Alchemist
fast forward half way through and you can see...

fast forward half way through and you can see where I start cutting.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2cWXNO40MU&t=3s
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