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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues Yesterday, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By Vlad
Steve any reason for making carb heat door area...

Steve any reason for making carb heat door area smaller? I am talking about the cut corner where steel arm is. I know you calculate everything...
Forum: Midwest Yesterday, 06:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By Vlad
Nice! Staying tuned :)

Nice! Staying tuned :)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-13-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,377
Posted By Vlad
Thanks friends it was a great journey indeed. And...

Thanks friends it was a great journey indeed. And yes, still on original engine.

... nice and cool day May 11, 2011 got off work early to beat NYC traffic. Made it to Princeton airport in 70...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-13-2021, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By Vlad
Talking https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666B...

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/keeping_the_skin_open_-_1.jpeg
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-12-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,377
Posted By Vlad
55 hundred hours plus Terry. All Day VFR. Running...

55 hundred hours plus Terry. All Day VFR. Running out of logbook manufacturers :D

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Logbooks_-_1.jpeg

Nothing epic is planned in near future the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-10-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By Vlad
I just stuck my sneakers in there to keep the...

I just stuck my sneakers in there to keep the skins opened. Will find the picture later :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-10-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,426
Posted By Vlad
But if they donít stop working get a drink and go...

But if they donít stop working get a drink and go to bed. Tomorrow they will fit. Great job Cal!
Forum: The RV Grin 05-10-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By Vlad
Wow she looks like Barbara! Great picture Don :)

Wow she looks like Barbara! Great picture Don :)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-10-2021, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,377
Posted By Vlad
Thank you Steve. It was tight quarters full of...

Thank you Steve. It was tight quarters full of junk. I struck a nice deal with a home owner, filled up couple dumpsters, scraped and painted walls and floors. Wings arrived to a real shop...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-09-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,377
Posted By Vlad
Talking 10 Years Ago on This Day

Time flies memories fade. Having an extensive archive of digital images, detailed pilot logs and decades of daily planners I am giving it a try. To remember what happened on a certain day 10 years...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By Vlad
A good place to be weathered in. Stop by...

A good place to be weathered in. Stop by Bonneville Salt Flats (https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=186834&page=2) on the way out :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,669
Posted By Vlad
Ran out of shampoo on Sunday. The closest Walmart...

Ran out of shampoo on Sunday. The closest Walmart by the airport is Blackfoot Idaho. Weather good, tanks full, let's roll...

Take off from Dutch John UT 33U. Nice view of Flaming...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 160,364
Posted By Vlad
Found a cool truck in Colorado. Actually only...

Found a cool truck in Colorado. Actually only half of it...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-14-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,918
Posted By Vlad
Did you fix the oopsie? :)

Did you fix the oopsie? :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 160,364
Posted By Vlad
It’s a Nikon D5500 already outdated. With Nikkor...

It’s a Nikon D5500 already outdated. With Nikkor 18-140 mm VR lens. Easy to shoot one handed good grip and you can zoom with just a finger. Glad to hear from you Noel! Planning to visit my woods...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 160,364
Posted By Vlad
Somewhere in Utah in the middle of nowhere. I...

Somewhere in Utah in the middle of nowhere. I have no idea what it...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-11-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,997
Posted By Vlad
Some of them ethanol laced 87 :)

Some of them ethanol laced 87 :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-11-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,544
Posted By Vlad
I surely miss New York Don. Lot of good friends...

I surely miss New York Don. Lot of good friends there excellent earning potential unlike here. Took a job offer from the Uncle couldn't refuse and moved. Duty station on Flaming Gorge NRA a beautiful...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-10-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,175
Posted By Vlad
Found lint like substance on the screen...

Found lint like substance on the screen concentrated near intake once.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By Vlad
You issue is right there if there was a hot day...

You issue is right there if there was a hot day and engine oil temps 225+.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-05-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,107
Posted By Vlad
A good friend of mine was reading the thread and...

A good friend of mine was reading the thread and would like to correct Larry :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-04-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 196,245
Posted By Vlad
Converse County WY KDGW

Converse County airport in Wyoming has a decent gravel strip. Comes very handy in a strong cross wind on main runway. Don't believe listed avgas price it's one dollar more for the gallon...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-02-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 250,341
Posted By Vlad
Nice picture of old Thermopolis :D

Nice picture of old Thermopolis :D
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-02-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 196,245
Posted By Vlad
Greg,Paul letís tentatively plan April 24th...

Greg,Paul letís tentatively plan April 24th weather and schedule permitting. Jerry plans to be there.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-26-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 196,245
Posted By Vlad
Buckboard Marina WY

Buckboard Marina (http://www.buckboardmarina.net) is located 25 miles south of Green River WY. Ran by a family they recently opened Redneck Grill restaurant. The place is easily accessible by car and...
Forum: RV-10 03-25-2021, 05:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,071
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Nice to have you here David. Itís an interesting ...

Nice to have you here David. Itís an interesting journey to the first flight. Even more so after Phase One.
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-24-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,918
Posted By Vlad
Good timing! If you come to the shop every day...

Good timing! If you come to the shop every day for couple hours and rivet all weekends the wings are done in 100 days. Start saving for a fuse...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,049
Posted By Vlad
Congratulations Tom! You've been inspiration for...

Congratulations Tom! You've been inspiration for years! I still have places you visited on my bucket list.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-22-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 196,245
Posted By Vlad
Mexican Mountain still not conquered

Mexican Mountain, a backcountry airstrip (https://utahbackcountrypilots.org/airstrips/MEXICANMOUNTAIN), is less than an hour from my base. With longer days it's very possible to visit it after work....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,434
Posted By Vlad
Can I get double ice cream next year at Inyokern...

Can I get double ice cream next year at Inyokern Airport? :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,434
Posted By Vlad
Talking Grounded for a day. Or two

Another weekend another snowstorm. Had to clean the airframe around midnight to prevent ice accumulation....
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-18-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,425
Posted By Vlad
Nice work Tim. I am about to do the same. The...

Nice work Tim. I am about to do the same. The hinge is worn out and the door is slightly misaligned. Good motivation thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-16-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 94,589
Posted By Vlad
No WAY Mark! That was a great...

No WAY Mark! That was a great machine!

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Mark%20Strahler/.highres/ms52%20-%201.jpg
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-16-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,513
Posted By Vlad
Beautiful indeed. Itís near Moab a short scenic...

Beautiful indeed. Itís near Moab a short scenic ride from Gregís base a little longer from me :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-15-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,918
Posted By Vlad
That primed VS spar looks beautiful. Did you use...

That primed VS spar looks beautiful. Did you use a squeezer or a rivet gun? Nice uniform riveting unlike mine. Time to order the wings :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-14-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,960
Posted By Vlad
The valves look almost like mine. At 5300+ :D

The valves look almost like mine. At 5300+ :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,116
Posted By Vlad
Talking Shoveling snow

Perfect timing for a snow storm. Our runway is closed for resurfacing :)

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Snow_in_Dutch_John_-_1.jpeg
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-13-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Vlad
Thanks guys you are the best! Now I have couple...

Thanks guys you are the best! Now I have couple options :)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-13-2021, 04:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By Vlad
Question Extruded Piano Hinge Source

My stock oil door hinge need replacement. Two broken eyes and worn pin. Where can I get an extruded version of piano hinge?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-12-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 196,245
Posted By Vlad
Wah Wah Valley Hardpan

The dry pan of Wah Wah valley is 140 nm south of Salt Lake City. Elevation is approximately 4300...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-10-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,576
Posted By Vlad
Rebuild yourself

In my opinion since you are designing your own avionics you could do the engine overhaul yourself. It’s not a rocket science :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-05-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,426
Posted By Vlad
Agreed nothing to worry about. Good luck on the...

Agreed nothing to worry about. Good luck on the build thatís a pretty place in Montana you are living in.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,560
Posted By Vlad
An RVator modified rear structural bulkhead and...

An RVator modified rear structural bulkhead and was hauling long pieces of solar panel mounts to his cabin in rural Maine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,969
Posted By Vlad
Steve where that fish market is located?

Steve where that fish market is located?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-02-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By Vlad
Hmm I find it rather convenient. On iPad Pro 12”...

Hmm I find it rather convenient. On iPad Pro 12” it takes only one third of the screen. That’s the only moving map in my cockpit and I do a lot planning on the go and diversions :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 160,364
Posted By Vlad
Whatís there on top a mountain near Hurricane...

Whatís there on top a mountain near Hurricane...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-01-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,868
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Nice paint scheme Cole. A great view of Golden...

Nice paint scheme Cole. A great view of Golden Gate!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,969
Posted By Vlad
Landed on Wah Wah hardpan on the way to work...

Landed on Wah Wah hardpan on the way to work...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-26-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 250,341
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Congratulations!

Nice picture on front page. It looks like you just earned your degree in aeronautics congratulations! Happy testing!
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-24-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,077
Posted By Vlad
Pin them to intersection fairings Gary. I used...

Pin them to intersection fairings Gary. I used screws now switched to safety wire.
Nice picture on Alton Bay ice btw :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,526
Posted By Vlad
Back in the days when I was building Vans...

Back in the days when I was building Vans included a special rivet for mishaps like that. You had to sift through thousands of them to find it though... Nowadays, sorry you have to buy the whole new...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-23-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By Vlad
Good choice on the model Curt. You will love...

Good choice on the model Curt. You will love it.

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Aleutian%20Campaign/.highres/Shishaldin%20-%201%201.jpg
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-22-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,575
Posted By Vlad
It's been a while Jeffskey see you soon...

It's been a while Jeffskey see you soon...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-21-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,575
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Planning to stop by for a day or two :)

Planning to stop by for a day or two :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-20-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 250,341
Posted By Vlad
Very neat Jeremy good job! I like how you...

Very neat Jeremy good job! I like how you shielded the heating scat from exhaust pipe. Good luck on airworthiness inspection.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-19-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,648
Posted By Vlad
Bill glad to see you here! Flown to your airport...

Bill glad to see you here! Flown to your airport couple times great place tasty oysters :)
Forum: Painting your RV 02-13-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By Vlad
Building a 14 Scott? Leave it alclad itís going...

Building a 14 Scott? Leave it alclad itís going under the rug anyway :)
Forum: Northeast 02-11-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,368
Posted By Vlad
Good memories at Alton Bay. First time I visited...

Good memories at Alton Bay. First time I visited in Feb 2012 and was coming several times a year as soon as they open. There were two years ice was too thin and they remained closed. There was a year...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-10-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 50,155
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Glad to hear that Martin! Now I am positive you...

Glad to hear that Martin! Now I am positive you can make Osh-22. Reserve me a parking spot next to you in Sea of RVs I will be a bit late :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-10-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,839
Posted By Vlad
Enjoyed the read very much. Thank you!

Enjoyed the read very much. Thank you!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,293
Posted By Vlad
Years ago I assisted a builder in Republic of...

Years ago I assisted a builder in Republic of Moldova to purchase an RV8 empennage kit. All was good till it was not. A FedEx contractor in that part of the world could not find the address so after...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-07-2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,290
Posted By Vlad
I cut a filter once a month on average. I had to...

I cut a filter once a month on average. I had to cut the nipple to accommodate the red cutter. Then a good friend of mine gave me his old never used Avery tool. Love it! Bob made great tools back in...
Forum: Painting your RV 02-06-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,479
Posted By Vlad
Revert to original paint scheme...

Revert to original paint scheme :D

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/Sun-n-Fun%202009/S-n-F%202014/.highres/DSC_0142.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,801
Posted By Vlad
It does fit without any room to spare.

It does fit without any room to spare.
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