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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-13-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By philip_g
I think the guy that runs it it Phil. Email them,...

I think the guy that runs it it Phil. Email them, he'll respond.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-13-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,358
Posted By philip_g
I was watching for a long time and gave up and...

I was watching for a long time and gave up and bought a mooney 201
This market is just stupid
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,463
Posted By philip_g
One time we were selling a plane. Mooney m20k...

One time we were selling a plane. Mooney m20k rocket (tsio520). It had just come out of the shop for work on the boost pump. I picked it up at the airport about 45 minutes south. We got down there...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-09-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,893
Posted By philip_g
He might not be asking anything.

He might not be asking anything.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-05-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,358
Posted By philip_g
Not unique to vaf. I see the same on every forum....

Not unique to vaf. I see the same on every forum. Well maybe except beech talk
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,463
Posted By philip_g
I always kinda wondered what would happen if I...

I always kinda wondered what would happen if I forgot the plugs. It's like a boat. I am always paranoid about the plug.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,463
Posted By philip_g
Started the airplane to a lot of smoke and oil...

Started the airplane to a lot of smoke and oil all over the belly. Turbo lookedike this when we investigated
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By philip_g
Craig Vince? He hasn't been here since 2016 and I...

Craig Vince? He hasn't been here since 2016 and I thought he had some legal troubles or something

https://www.justice.gov/usao-ks/pr/california-man-pleads-guilty-copyright-infringement
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,654
Posted By philip_g
In this specific case someone did a condition...

In this specific case someone did a condition inspection on it and replaced the cylinders (AD millenniums)
Iím assuming he did the same sign off the builder did/should?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,654
Posted By philip_g
I kind of wondered about that too, thanks

I kind of wondered about that too, thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,736
Posted By philip_g
I guess what I keep going back to is for the...

I guess what I keep going back to is for the money I just don't want to be maintaining a 60 year old airplane
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,654
Posted By philip_g
I see your point. Someone that lived close its...

I see your point.
Someone that lived close its much less of a hassle than it is for me
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,654
Posted By philip_g
The -12 prices have been crazy overall I felt.

The -12 prices have been crazy overall I felt.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,654
Posted By philip_g
I'd love a cozy but those strakes are just too...

I'd love a cozy but those strakes are just too wide to get one here, unless you ferry it I guess.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,654
Posted By philip_g
It's like, 10k to get a plane here via shipping...

It's like, 10k to get a plane here via shipping container. I have several on my short list that I keep an eye out for that aren't too bad to remove the wings and I just wait for the right one....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,654
Posted By philip_g
That would be an option too but the fsdo here for...

That would be an option too but the fsdo here for other members hasn't allowed phase I out of hnl or jrf. They had to truck their projects up to dillingham which is like a hour half drive. It'd be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,654
Posted By philip_g
How do you value a completed plane that hasn't completed phase I?

There's a 9 for sale with 3 hours on it. Asking 105k. It seemed a little steep to me, but it'll be interesting to see how the market values it. I'm betting someone grabs it in this market.

What do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,389
Posted By philip_g
Bairdooksike an older gent. We have a 13 y/o gsp....

Bairdooksike an older gent. We have a 13 y/o gsp. They're great dogs in their old age.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,736
Posted By philip_g
Ditto. A glastar is on my short list

Ditto. A glastar is on my short list
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,736
Posted By philip_g
This is the way

This is the way
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-15-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By philip_g
see if this guy is still looking?...

see if this guy is still looking? https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=195198
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,736
Posted By philip_g
Yeah, but it won't haul 3 or 4 people or a bunch...

Yeah, but it won't haul 3 or 4 people or a bunch of junk. Also, angelflight west won't allow experimentals. <SNIP>


I think given the choice I'd rather ditch a 172 than a Vans
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,736
Posted By philip_g
You guys are making me want a 172.its a better...

You guys are making me want a 172.its a better plane for what I need/want most of the time.
Forum: RV-4 05-05-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,534
Posted By philip_g
Thank you, that tells me a -4 won't fit my...

Thank you, that tells me a -4 won't fit my mission. I was trying to expand my search from the -6 because the market is so tight right now.
Forum: RV-4 05-05-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,534
Posted By philip_g
Is the baggage area not open at the top beg hind...

Is the baggage area not open at the top beg hind the back seat? Or is it like under a turtle deck? No one ever posts pics of the baggage area
Forum: RV-4 05-04-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,534
Posted By philip_g
2 dumb questions. Would a 40lb dog and small bag...

2 dumb questions.

Would a 40lb dog and small bag fit in baggage of a 4?

Would someone be comfortable sharing their BEW and arm with me to run a trial Calc?
Forum: Midwest 05-02-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By philip_g
Heard back from someone that had heard from...

Heard back from someone that had heard from others that saw the plane and I think it's enough I won't pursue it
Forum: Midwest 05-01-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By philip_g
Thank you...

Thank you...
Forum: Midwest 05-01-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By philip_g
pre-purchase of a -6a in MN?

Any suggestions? Plane is near Rochester. Even just an experienced builder would be fine, I think
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-25-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,072
Posted By philip_g
Any pics of how it was packed? Did someone state...

Any pics of how it was packed? Did someone state side pack it for you?
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-25-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,072
Posted By philip_g
Just curious if you ever shipped your airplane....

Just curious if you ever shipped your airplane. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
it's just not that easy here. the real estate...

it's just not that easy here. the real estate market isn't such that you can just move on until you find a place with room to build. I looked yesterday and think I maybe saw 10 houses on the east...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
HNL, I work on hickam so that's the most...

HNL, I work on hickam so that's the most convenient. traffic to jrf..... ugh.
but it's real easy to bop over to the hangars after work to get a couple hours in. Dillingham would be the easy bet but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
No rvs in hawaii. There are storage places that...

No rvs in hawaii. There are storage places that have garage sized units but they're as much as a hangar,
Bout 900/mo
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
Here's the latest lunacy You would need to...

Here's the latest lunacy



You would need to apply for a hangar the usual way, providing all required documentation. If your aircraft is under repair, in shipment, or under construction at that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
Laughs in hawaiian

Laughs in hawaiian
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
There are places here that rent offices built in...

There are places here that rent offices built in shipping containers but it occurs to me there's no way to get one on my property without a crane
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
I'm willing to spend more than I have �� I've...

I'm willing to spend more than I have ��

I've pissed away enougb money on planes I don't want to end up with 30k in a paperweight if I can't finish it
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
I do not have a garage, I have a carport, which...

I do not have a garage, I have a carport, which is 3 blocks from the ocean so anything that doesn't get stolen, would start to show the effects of the ocean immediately. Put a new tool in my toolbox...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
Yeah, housing is a little different here than the...

Yeah, housing is a little different here than the mainland or australia, I'd assume. I don't have that kind of space here. Not to mention 10k to ship the kit here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
another member that built here reached out to me...

another member that built here reached out to me and some of the other hurdles I thought were easily surmountable are going to be deal breakers. Every time I think I can finally build a plane,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
To check which? The fsdo wouldn't have anything...

To check which? The fsdo wouldn't have anything to do with state land.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
They check the registration,. It has to be...

They check the registration,. It has to be registered to the person leasing the hangar

Some other issues have crept up a d it's looking like I'm going to have to bag the whole idea, unfortunately
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
Thanks Dave, I've been exploring those options as...

Thanks Dave, I've been exploring those options as well. They're about the same cost as a hangar. No dice on a garage and that makes me nervous as other people have access to damage parts.

I'll...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
hawaii or oklahoma... real difficult decision...

hawaii or oklahoma... real difficult decision there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
I guess the list gets a lot shorter when the...

I guess the list gets a lot shorter when the hangar rent is >$800 but agreed, it's really putting me in a tight spot to do what I want
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
I've been keeping an eye out as it could be...

I've been keeping an eye out as it could be closer to my house but no luck, not for less than $1500 a month, anyway
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
apparently there are available hangars. I thought...

apparently there are available hangars. I thought there was a list but they just evicted a bunch of people. they can evict you for any reason they want (and often do)
if I needed to I could find...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
I dropped aopa somewhere along the line but if I...

I dropped aopa somewhere along the line but if I need a lawyer I'll sign up and use their service. The guy I've used in the past is in a different state
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
I tried that but they already have the max # of...

I tried that but they already have the max # of hangars they will give them. Attorney letter might work, I'm trying to play nice in the meantime. I wasn't sure if EAA had any resources for me or if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,071
Posted By philip_g
airport refusing to rent me a hangar to build

to rent a hangar here they want the N-number, liability insurance, and most recent annual inspection. I can probably sort out 1 and 2, but #3 might be an issue.

I'm certain this is an airport that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,084
Posted By philip_g
aerospace reports got me covered for $250, about...

aerospace reports got me covered for $250, about the same cost as escrow.com wanted.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,084
Posted By philip_g
It's in walla walla, middle of nowhere...

It's in walla walla, middle of nowhere lol

Appreciate the offer, it's getting trucked to tacoma to go in a container to get here by boat
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,084
Posted By philip_g
Thanks for all the input. Sounds like we're...

Thanks for all the input. Sounds like we're inching forward with aerospace reports

You gotta be careful with people using fake escrow accounts too and I've worked with them before. Escrow.com is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,084
Posted By philip_g
That's kind of the rub. We need to inspect and...

That's kind of the rub. We need to inspect and pay on Saturday in a manner everyone is comfortable with. Wiring the money Friday, sight unseen isn't a happenning thing.
I don't remember if I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,084
Posted By philip_g
Might be tough in a small town, but a good...

Might be tough in a small town, but a good suggestion. I can try.

I might be able to wire the money to my partners account, and they go together to the branch and the guy gets whatever he wa ts,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,084
Posted By philip_g
Forum: RV-14 01-19-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 946
Posted By philip_g
I found this, it's fairly straightforward in...

I found this, it's fairly straightforward in laying it...
Forum: RV-14 01-19-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 946
Posted By philip_g
Io360 engine choices

Sorry to ask such a basic/common question, but I keep finding conflicting info in searches. I've read that the rear governor 360 won't clear the engine mount but also that a front governor 360 won't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,638
Posted By philip_g
Another vote for Walmart folding step for kids to...

Another vote for Walmart folding step for kids to brush their teeth. I carried one in my mooney for angelflight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,541
Posted By philip_g
big difference in picking through the passes at...

big difference in picking through the passes at 12,5 with little climb performance vs sailing over the rocks at FL180. If you want to fly west out of denver, you want a turbo. IFR? you need a turbo.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,428
Posted By philip_g
sorry, no. they delayed that. they don't have a...

sorry, no. they delayed that. they don't have a date yet. Sad to see them closed. Great facility
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,428
Posted By philip_g
that is not...

that is not factual.
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/22/who-says-record-coronavirus-numbers-is-not-just-because-of-more-testing.html
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,971
Posted By philip_g
Sorry. I'm sure next time you'll be the only...

Sorry. I'm sure next time you'll be the only airplane in the sky and won't have to sit your turn like everyone else.
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