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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-26-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By Dave12
I have this prop on my 9 and itís a great...

I have this prop on my 9 and itís a great performer. Itís also very light and smooth.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-17-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By Dave12
Plenty of them flying without it.

Plenty of them flying without it.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,668
Posted By Dave12
Hey, donít I have any say in this?😜

Hey, donít I have any say in this?😜
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,766
Posted By Dave12
I put dibs on my 9A three years before I bought...

I put dibs on my 9A three years before I bought it. Mark is now building a 14 and it is spectacular. Donít even think about it, I have dibs on it too!
Forum: Propellers 12-05-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,799
Posted By Dave12
How well does it slow you down when power is...

How well does it slow you down when power is pulled back?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-13-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,575
Posted By Dave12
+1 for the Rapco. Iíve used them all and have...

+1 for the Rapco. Iíve used them all and have never noticed a difference in wear or stopping performance.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-11-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,965
Posted By Dave12
Mahlon, pm sent.

Mahlon, pm sent.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By Dave12
Call Steve Sennett, heís the DynaVibe rep. Heís...

Call Steve Sennett, heís the DynaVibe rep. Heís a good man, A&P, and is an authority on balancing and vibrational analysis. Knows their products inside and out.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 11-03-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,690
Posted By Dave12
I have a 9 up in Elkton, just don’t try to buy...

I have a 9 up in Elkton, just don’t try to buy it. Be glad to show you around. Truthfully, it’s hard to beat a 12.
Forum: Propellers 11-03-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,165
Posted By Dave12
Thereís no substitute for experience.

Thereís no substitute for experience.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,384
Posted By Dave12
Linny wishes we would have stayed for that.

Linny wishes we would have stayed for that.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-25-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,851
Posted By Dave12
Check your pmís.

Check your pmís.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-21-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,440
Posted By Dave12
I just balanced the prop on one yesterday that...

I just balanced the prop on one yesterday that has racked up 1200 hours. Runs like it did years ago during its first flight, only better. Canít beat those engines. Balance that prop and you will...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-21-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,712
Posted By Dave12
+1! A great improvement.

+1! A great improvement.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-13-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,887
Posted By Dave12
Having been in flight and experiencing a melt...

Having been in flight and experiencing a melt down of a voltage regulator, which was mounted inside, Iíll leave mine outside.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-11-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,887
Posted By Dave12
Having previously installed their stcíd version...

Having previously installed their stcíd version on a Saratoga, where the regulator is installed on the firewall, I spoke with their tech regarding the placement of mine on the firewall. I fully...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-10-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,887
Posted By Dave12
B&C likes the sense wire to come from the buss...

B&C likes the sense wire to come from the buss bar, but after talking with them, I received their blessing to install it on the switched side of the master contactor. By doing that the installation...
Forum: Flight Testing 10-10-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,245
Posted By Dave12
Good to hear you finally got out of phase 1.

Good to hear you finally got out of phase 1.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,659
Posted By Dave12
Quite a few good rv guys down at Belfast.

Quite a few good rv guys down at Belfast.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-27-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By Dave12
Larry, you could give Steve Sennett a call at...

Larry, you could give Steve Sennett a call at DynaVibe. Steve is an authority on the balance/tracking/vibrational analysis subject.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-26-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By Dave12
Larry, I’m not totally sure what you’re asking,...

Larry, I’m not totally sure what you’re asking, but you have a finished ips of .05 and want to get it to finish lower? Not that you really need to since it’s already quite low, you could start a new...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,552
Posted By Dave12
Skunk at Pottstown, pa. has passed it and of...

Skunk at Pottstown, pa. has passed it and of course, the infamous JB passed it several years ago.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-14-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 30,110
Posted By Dave12
This is what will be replacing mine at the first...

This is what will be replacing mine at the first hiccup.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-14-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By Dave12
You could also talk to Ed Coudon in Pottstown,...

You could also talk to Ed Coudon in Pottstown, Pa. Pm me if you want his number.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By Dave12
Same on mine. That 9 was in the wind!

Same on mine. That 9 was in the wind!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-12-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By Dave12
Interestingly enough, the mag that was in the...

Interestingly enough, the mag that was in the affected sb range, did not fail due to the issues covered in the sb. It actually failed due to a seized bearing. We don’t hear about failed bearings...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-10-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 552,180
Posted By Dave12
Mark Santoleriís 1st build

Mark Santoleriís 1st build
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-03-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,811
Posted By Dave12
Iíve owned a bunch of airplanes over the years...

Iíve owned a bunch of airplanes over the years and built several. Guess which model Iíve built two of? Like Turner, I will probably finish up in another 12. They just canít be beat.
Forum: Reviews 08-31-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 862
Posted By Dave12
CMW Aircraft Jacks

I want to give a shout regarding Card Machine Works new Aircraft jack system. Fits like a glove, fairly light and very well thought out. This system could really save your bacon. No criticisms...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 677
Posted By Dave12
Hat Sighting

I saw this today at Jim Russelís paint shop at Chorman Airport in Delaware:
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-28-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,338
Posted By Dave12
Did you travel up to Polebridge and get their...

Did you travel up to Polebridge and get their Montana Sunrise?
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-28-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 23,813
Posted By Dave12
Scot, you and Vladimir should have a reality show.

Scot, you and Vladimir should have a reality show.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-27-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,222
Posted By Dave12
Iíve built and sold two 12ís and didnít lose any...

Iíve built and sold two 12ís and didnít lose any money on either one of them. I actually made money on the 1st one. It was sold in 2014 and took two weeks to sell by word of mouth. At that time...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-25-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By Dave12
I wish mine had manual flaps.

I wish mine had manual flaps.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,673
Posted By Dave12
He probably needed a mission.

He probably needed a mission.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,080
Posted By Dave12
Donít forget some Vanís socks. John Deere has...

Donít forget some Vanís socks. John Deere has them and they sell well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,400
Posted By Dave12
Hey pal, how about making some out of 5/8 or 3/4...

Hey pal, how about making some out of 5/8 or 3/4 inch rebar? Like they use at Kosh. Would require welding a loop near the driving end for the rope. Maybe 3-4’ long. Drive them into the ground...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-18-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,094
Posted By Dave12
Rocket Bob nailed it again! Agree 100% on the...

Rocket Bob nailed it again! Agree 100% on the MMO. I keep several gallons in my hangar all the time. 4 oz in each full tank and a quart in the crank case at every oil change.
Forum: Safety 08-17-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,488
Posted By Dave12
A bad choice of words?

A bad choice of words?
Forum: Southeast 08-14-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,089
Posted By Dave12
I fly into Ashe County regularly. No landing fee...

I fly into Ashe County regularly. No landing fee or tie down overnight fee if you buy fuel. You can contact Ashe County Ford and get a rental car dropped off if needed. Absolutely beautiful area. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,437
Posted By Dave12
Definitely off!

Definitely off!
Forum: Northeast 07-31-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,388
Posted By Dave12
I thought your departure was a bit hasty pal.

I thought your departure was a bit hasty pal.
Forum: Northeast 07-30-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,388
Posted By Dave12
I donít know, but I flew the Governor from Pa. to...

I donít know, but I flew the Governor from Pa. to Maine last Saturday to pick up his rv and he relocated it back to Pa. . The Lobster fly-in was the Governorís idea when he and the 1st lady moved to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,404
Posted By Dave12
The 12 is just a great airplane, no way around...

The 12 is just a great airplane, no way around it. I have a buddy that just bought a nice one for 55k.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-22-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,720
Posted By Dave12
Well said!

Well said!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-21-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,396
Posted By Dave12
I built one a few months ago that is very similar...

I built one a few months ago that is very similar to Allan’s and it works like a champ. No, I did not copy his. $29 is an excellent deal. Wish I had known.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,020
Posted By Dave12
None......

None......
Forum: Reviews 07-18-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,650
Posted By Dave12
Just got finished returning my 9 to service after...

Just got finished returning my 9 to service after installing a new B&C Alternator and a set of SDS flanges, hoses and O-rings. Took about an hour to replace and re-install. It is smoother and I am...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,544
Posted By Dave12
Hey Mike, Youíre no longer a shoreman?

Hey Mike, Youíre no longer a shoreman?
Forum: Reviews 07-12-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,964
Posted By Dave12
Allan and AntiSplat are one of a number of great...

Allan and AntiSplat are one of a number of great vendors available to us RV guys.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,232
Posted By Dave12
After spending 3 years working at a local...

After spending 3 years working at a local maintenance shop, taking the 3 written exams locally, I enrolled in a 1 week practical prep course at Baker?s in Tennessee. All of my classmates were much...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-02-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,909
Posted By Dave12
Mattituck was the gold standard for many years in...

Mattituck was the gold standard for many years in the engine overhaul business. They started building new clone engines using all of their experience and knowledge. Their closing was a sad day for...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-29-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,759
Posted By Dave12
How is your fuel flow spread aka GAMI spread?

How is your fuel flow spread aka GAMI spread?
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-28-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,210
Posted By Dave12
The Skyview is showing a 41 knot headwind.

The Skyview is showing a 41 knot headwind.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-26-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,604
Posted By Dave12
Nice set up Tony. Please give us the low down on...

Nice set up Tony. Please give us the low down on it. I?ve been thinking about a home sim for awhile now.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-25-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,185
Posted By Dave12
I bought my current 9A from a very talented and...

I bought my current 9A from a very talented and meticulous electrical engineer and I received ? the book? from him along with a mountain of other documentation. All I can tell you is I was very...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-24-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,992
Posted By Dave12
I have a 9A with some of the bells and whistles. ...

I have a 9A with some of the bells and whistles. Pmags,FI,CSP,165 hp io 320 and it rocks. But, I?m a flatlander. If I were in Colorado, I?d want a 360 ci.. The CSP will climb better and slow down...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By Dave12
If you?re a cfi, Wingx offers a free...

If you?re a cfi, Wingx offers a free subscription. It?s actually very good. I?d pay for it if I had to, but don?t tell them that.😜
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-24-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,624
Posted By Dave12
Joe really does see electricity!

Joe really does see electricity!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-22-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,188
Posted By Dave12
How will we ever know?

How will we ever know?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,864
Posted By Dave12
Good theory. Been wondering about Earl myself🤔

Good theory. Been wondering about Earl myself🤔
Forum: Safety 06-21-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,293
Posted By Dave12
Definitely not the first or last time control...

Definitely not the first or last time control locks are neglected. The control lock that Allan Nimmo developed let?s you know it?s in place. You can?t do much of anything while it?s in place. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-20-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,508
Posted By Dave12
The Desser retreads appear to be a good tire. ...

The Desser retreads appear to be a good tire. Before buying them you should consider the weight difference. They are considerably heavier than the Aero Classics as I recall. Several years ago...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-14-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 882
Posted By Dave12
Goo removal

During a recent trip down south, my 9 started shedding the pilot?s side wing walk. Can anyone recommend a product that will help remove the old adhesive, but not harm the paint?
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