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Forum: RV-9/9A Today, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
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 Today, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,130
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 Yesterday, 06:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
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: 583
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: 3,521
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: 361
Views: 192,355
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: 704
Views: 241,243
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: 361
Views: 192,355
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: 361
Views: 192,355
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: 858
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: 17
Views: 1,843
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: 881
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: 361
Views: 192,355
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: 2,161
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: 2,161
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: 1,950
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: 93,843
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: 1,251
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: 17
Views: 1,843
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: 2,591
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: 1,876
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: 619
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: 619
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: 361
Views: 192,355
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: 1,398
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: 13
Views: 1,111
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: 2,402
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: 4,559
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: 937
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: 214
Views: 153,441
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: 1,697
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: 4,559
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: 704
Views: 241,243
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: 902
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: 2,340
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: 786
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: 1,445
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: 1,445
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: 704
Views: 241,243
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: 2,441
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: 391
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: 2,132
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: 211
Views: 44,799
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: 1,634
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: 2,978
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: 3,878
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: 18
Views: 1,581
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: 1,674
Posted By Vlad
It does fit without any room to spare.

It does fit without any room to spare.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,890
Posted By Vlad
After winds calmed down flew to check...

After winds calmed down flew to check Intergalactic Spaceport. Too cold for aliens...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 517,472
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up The loft looks great Steve! I like the joists...

The loft looks great Steve! I like the joists color.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-27-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 192,355
Posted By Vlad
Talking Near Three Corners

It's beyond that bridge Randy. I was good on weight and speed but not on width. Toit!

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

So I had to deplane, cross the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-26-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,825
Posted By Vlad
Any chance a small amount sprayed/lost fluid...

Any chance a small amount sprayed/lost fluid during the bleed collected then dripped down? I also had a hairline circumference crack due to overflaring aluminum brake line above the caliper. Noticed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,879
Posted By Vlad
Sadie

My good friend Wade and his dog Sadie. March 2017 somewhere over New Jersey.

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/qq197/N666BK/.highres/First%20dog%20in%20my%20RV%20-%201.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,852
Posted By Vlad
Smile I built before PPL

I built my RV9A before PPL Brandon. I started hammering flying lessons when I moved my project to the airport for final assembly. Had a checkride in a 152 couple weeks after getting airworthiness...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-23-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,909
Views: 1,237,476
Posted By Vlad
This is a clean facility Ryan could easily...

This is a clean facility Ryan could easily compete with Martin J Filiatrault in neatness :)
Congratulations to your son Jake...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,947
Posted By Vlad
Nice shots Robert congratulations! There is a...

Nice shots Robert congratulations! There is a cool formation team by you Smoke On Aviation you would be a great addition to that fine group. They are slow movers though with a 9 in the midst :D
Forum: RV-4 01-19-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 256,847
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Just wow! I never imagined itís possible to pack...

Just wow! I never imagined itís possible to pack such an avionics suit into this little panel space very impressive!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,425
Posted By Vlad
Met a visiting buddy in the air then drove a...

Met a visiting buddy in the air then drove a FOLLOW ME aircraft...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,672
Posted By Vlad
I donít have the list Dan sorry. I am well passed...

I donít have the list Dan sorry. I am well passed 5K hours and need to rebuild it third time :o
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-12-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,223
Posted By Vlad
Congrats on first flight of the year Alfio! Itís...

Congrats on first flight of the year Alfio! Itís a good thing the flat happened at home airport :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By Vlad
Thumbs up Raquette Lake what a place! Landed there several...

Raquette Lake what a place! Landed there several times. Been to Tap Room and boat restaurant good entertainment. Thanks for the excursion.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,362
Posted By Vlad
Looking good Dave! Is it lake Winnipesauki? Is...

Looking good Dave! Is it lake Winnipesauki? Is the ice forming on Alton Bay?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-04-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,892
Posted By Vlad
Cool thanks Tron! I will check them out and...

Cool thanks Tron! I will check them out and report here :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-03-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,346
Posted By Vlad
The ice there was of a decent surface but wind...

The ice there was of a decent surface but wind was too strong for a full stop. So it would be a touch and go.

https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/qq197/N666BK/Tour_de_Wyoming_-_1_(14).jpeg

See...
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