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Forum: RV-10 09-12-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,994
Posted By Vol88
Silpruf and paint

For those of you who have used Silpruf, how are you keeping the silicone from contaminating the surfaces to be painted? Or are you painting before installing the windows?
Forum: RV-14 09-12-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By Vol88
Angle drill

LP4 rivets drill out very easily. Although you can probably make a long bit work, this might be a good time to pick up an air angle drill - a real one, not the attachment. They are available new and...
Forum: RV-10 07-27-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,889
Posted By Vol88
Transportation for 4

I can give four people a ride back after dinner. I can drive to the dorms or camping or wherever.

Iíd offer a ride over but I donít know when Iím leaving. Iím in Scholler next to the Fly-In Theater.
Forum: RV-10 05-10-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,122
Posted By Vol88
Drill and bits

The best drill - maybe my favorite tool - is a used angle drill I bought on eBay - Boeing surplus, I think. I don't use it much but it's saved my bacon more than a few times. And I didn't buy it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By Vol88
Clear as mud

So is this one of the differences I read about occasionally where interpretations of the FARs vary from FSDO to FSDO?

In this case, this FSDO FAASTeam Program Manager has apparently read...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-10-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,223
Posted By Vol88
DIY bond studs

Bob Nuckolls tested several ways of bonding studs to aluminum, including JB Weld and E6000. He also tested several different substitutes for Click Bond studs. Here's a link to his...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By Vol88
Repairman's certificate for a used kit

This short video in the latest FAAST Blast addresses the importance of the previous builders' logs and how to determine eligibility for the Repairman's certificate. It was of interest to me because I...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-25-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 282,954
Posted By Vol88
Congratulations!

Glad to see you're ready to start flying. Your build thread has been fun to follow - from the barrel of Lite cans to the last engine rebuild. It seems like you turn the crank hard and do nice...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2021, 06:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,107
Posted By Vol88
PAW wheelbarrow adapted for a taildragger:...

PAW wheelbarrow adapted for a taildragger: https://www.electricpaw.com/customdesigns.html
Forum: RV-10 01-24-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,129
Posted By Vol88
@Electrogunner, that sounds like a great idea....

@Electrogunner, that sounds like a great idea. What worked best for you? Any pics?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,567
Posted By Vol88
Thanks Larry. Iím the guy that took your fuse...

Thanks Larry. Iím the guy that took your fuse cradle, and appreciate it every time I work on the plane. I also saw your -10 at KDPA when you were starting your Phase 1.

There will be a fleet of 10s...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,567
Posted By Vol88
Update

To close the loop on this thread, I purchased this unfinished kit in August 2019. Many thanks to those who responded with opinions and expert advice. I admit I was swayed most by the responses from...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 08-06-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,909
Posted By Vol88
Itís worth a try

Iíve flown a lot of PnP missions in 172s and PA28s and havenít had an upset dog yet. Like Billís cats, most of them go to sleep in self-defense. Some say they sense something good is happening. I...
Forum: RV-10 03-01-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By Vol88
From Dynon Documentation

?An added benefit to rudder control is that it automatically coordinates turns and provides rudder trim. The Yaw Damper subsystem of the autopilot combines these two features.? p.8-7, Skyview Classic...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,503
Posted By Vol88
RV Training Project bag contents

I just found a Class Project inventory from 1/14/13. Here are the bag contents it lists:

Bag 1: AN426AD3-3 rivets .02 lbs
Bag 2: AN426AD3-3.5 rivets .01 lbs
Bag 3: AN426AD3-4 rivets .01 lbs
Bag 4:...
Forum: RV-10 07-21-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,800
Posted By Vol88
Unhappy Bummed out

I've been packed and ready to go all day, but the EAA text alerts say no new campers until Scholler dries out more. Sorry that I'm going to miss the RV10 Social this year - it would have been just my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,567
Posted By Vol88
Update

I had a chance to take another look yesterday, along with my A&P building partner who inspected everything visually, in detail. Here's some more information.

In spite of what the pictures look like,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,567
Posted By Vol88
QB primier?

Thanks for the quick replies. The wings and fuse are QB and were primed. Does that ease concerns about what?s inside?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,567
Posted By Vol88
Corrosion or CORROSION?

I am in the process of purchasing a 2008 RV10 QB kit that has been stored in an unheated hangar. Here in the Midwest, unheated buildings can generate a fair amount of condensation during our annual...
Forum: RV-10 06-08-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,800
Posted By Vol88
Tom Mason solo, maybe + 1 Thanks!

Tom Mason solo, maybe + 1

Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,591
Posted By Vol88
EAA financing

Having just gone through a purchase for a non-equity flying club, I?d give NAFCO a call - EAA?s partner. Their rates and terms were much better than AOPA?s partner, but they require a personal...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,915
Posted By Vol88
How did the move go?

Did you make the move? If so, what did you decide to do, and how did it turn out?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-13-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,410
Posted By Vol88
Places to visit in Tennessee

Greeneville KGCY has a newly paved runway and a friendly FBO. The General Morgan Inn is a beautifully restored hotel with a fine-dining restaurant - Brumley?s. Easy access to golf, mountains,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,464
Posted By Vol88
Fond du Lac KFLD

In 2017, I was three minutes short of Ripon when ATC closed the approach for the night. I diverted to Fond du Lac KFLD. Lots of planes there, camping next to your plane, shower trailers, breakfast...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-19-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,508
Posted By Vol88
+1 for "The myth of the unstable approach" Ed, I...

+1 for "The myth of the unstable approach"

Ed, I took from your paper that my focused involvement in the approach, landing and rollout - including knowing what I will do to go around or go missed -...
Forum: Southeast 08-30-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By Vol88
Greeneville TN trip

We ended up flying into KDKX on Thursday. That?s still one of the nicest small airports around. And Thursday-Sunday cost a total of $10 in overnight fees. We parked next to a transient RV-10. But it...
Forum: Southeast 08-21-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By Vol88
KDKX

KDKX is one of my favorite airports, so that's an easy alternative.

It would be great to find an airport a little closer to Greeneville. We're flying in about once a month, and I'm open to trying...
Forum: Southeast 08-21-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By Vol88
Greeneville TN options

My wife and I are flying to Greeneville on Thursday afternoon for the weekend, and - surprise! - see that KGCY just closed for the next five months.

I'm leaning toward KMOR, but KTRI is about the...
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,175
Posted By Vol88
+2

Brand new VAF member here. My wife and I are attending the RV Assembly SportAir workshop on Monday and Tuesday, and we?re looking forward to meeting all of you.
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