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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,749
Posted By Hoss7
Plastic Snap Bushing.

Unless of an expensive variety, the rubber ones degrade, the plastic seems to last longer. Much easier to pull wire as the others suggest.

Steve
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-10-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,035
Posted By Hoss7
Thank you Doug.

Thank you for sharing him with us Doug, sure appreciate his hobby every time I fly!

Steve
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-25-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,160
Posted By Hoss7
Scott and Tanya, Port Townsend is a nice spot to...

Scott and Tanya, Port Townsend is a nice spot to spend a day. 0S9, hangar space and a funky airport car should be available if needed. Let me know if you stop on the way by, be happy to be a tour...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,644
Posted By Hoss7
Awesome!

Thanks for sharing.

Steve
Forum: Steam Gauges 04-21-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,396
Posted By Hoss7
Altimeter Help Needed!

I have a 2 1/4" Bendix three needle altimeter, that is not responding any more. Does anyone know who can open such a unit? Not looking for the one price swap deal, I would like someone who can assess...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,948
Posted By Hoss7
6'5" and plenty of room!

I'm a big guy, 6'5" and 250lbs. My 7 has the seat back bulkhead moved approx. 3" to the rear and slightly thinner seat cushions. With the pedals moved to the farthest forword position, I have my legs...
Forum: California 12-07-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,260
Posted By Hoss7
Overnight Hangar Space in Truckee?

I need to visit a terminally ill family member in Truckee in the next two weeks, does anyone know of hangar space for one or two nights at KTRK?? RV7 size, that is.

Thanks for the...
Forum: California 08-08-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,017
Posted By Hoss7
Looking for hangar space 8/10 at DVO.

Looking for one night hangar space for my 7 at Gnoss Field, coming down from Washington State for a day. Any one have any ideas?

Thanks for looking,

Steve
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,760
Posted By Hoss7
Eating an elephant.

One bite at a time, it will amaze you how all those little projects come together some day to create an airplane.

Find others that are building and stay in touch, it creates momentum between...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,943
Posted By Hoss7
Towbar??

Chad, what towbar are you using in the picture? Is that a custom or purchased?

Do you have a picture of it?

Thanks Chad, appreciate the post.

Steve
Forum: Safety 08-04-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,830
Posted By Hoss7
Way to be open and honest.

Grant, way to be a wonderful example to others. You had a nasty situation that could have ended much worse, you did your best and came through it alive. You put your experiance out there for others...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-20-2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,826
Posted By Hoss7
Question Question?

I have just completed the first run up with my Plane Power-IO-360 RV-7, I show a 4-5amp draw from the alternator when powering up before start. Is this normal?? Do you leave the Alt. Field breaker...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-01-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,212
Posted By Hoss7
Thanks Mike

Appreciate it, I've read so many guys are not installing it. I've got a bit of time before I have to go one way or the other.

Steve
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-29-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,212
Posted By Hoss7
Alt. Air with K&N Filter

I've read through most of the alt. air posts. Has anyone built and alt air supply past the K&N filter, before the horizontal induction?? I'm using SJ long cowl, horizontal induction 10-360 M1B. I'm...
Forum: COMM 02-10-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,815
Posted By Hoss7
Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info guys. I did break it off while moving under the fuse. in the shop. It came off clean, no damaging of the plastic on the fin or the base. I don't see any metal, only a small hole...
Forum: COMM 02-09-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,815
Posted By Hoss7
Broken Antenna Question???

I broke off my ohh so expensive shark fin style transponder antenna:mad: My question, the plastic fin portion came off at the glue line, it does not appear that there is any physical damage to it???...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-07-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,920
Posted By Hoss7
A few more items!

Hey Mike, I'm about half way through hanging everything on my IO-360 and I wish I had looked a bit harder in the beginning. I would get a set of firewall foreword plans for your powerplant setup and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,911
Posted By Hoss7
Smile Tall guys.

Bill, I'm 6' 5" with a 38" inseam. I have enlarged the bulkhead gusset behind the seats in my 7 (slider), back about 3", as well as moving the seat backs (on the floor) approx. 1.5" to the rear,this...
Forum: Northwest 11-18-2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,583
Posted By Hoss7
Bothell

Hey Frank, I'm in Bothell but building my 7 in Port Townsend. I'm pretty busy but give me a yell if you get stuck.

Steve
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,771
Posted By Hoss7
Smile Not yet a pilot, almost done with a 7.

Not sure how I fit in the fold. I helped a good friend buck rivets on a 6, He gave me 8 hours of instruction in that aircraft, which caused me to purchase a 7 emp. 5 years later and we are about to...
Forum: Propellers 09-24-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,164
Posted By Hoss7
RE: Spinner

I'm going through that info. at this time. I have found out (through Harmon) that the Beech 24 spinner, model# A-2298-2(P) would work, P- is for polished, the diameter is 13". I'm having a hard time...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-22-2007, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By Hoss7
Thank you.

I appreciate the input, I was working off of old 6 memory and I had not looked at my 7 plans to see the 1/4" offset. Thanks again for the quick response!

Steve
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-21-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,151
Posted By Hoss7
Verticle Stab. mounting.

Does anyone know if the vertical stab. can be mounted slightly off center to eliminate the need for a trim tab on the rudder? Or does violate all that is holy in the aeronautical theory??

Just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,897
Posted By Hoss7
Tank input.

After two sets of tanks, the best tip in the world is the use of small freezer bags for dispensing Pro-Seal. They are a bit smaller than a sandwich bag, mix the black death and spoon it in to the...
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