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Forum: Tools 02-15-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By Caummisar
Wort chiller

Looks like a wort chiller
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-14-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,628
Posted By Caummisar
Rudder Size

What is this RV-6 kit’s “serial number?” If the kit number is low it might have the smaller rudder? Whoever helps finish it ?should? finish it with the newer, larger rudder if the serial number is...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-14-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,091
Posted By Caummisar
Riveting ZEN

Lots of GREAT advice in this thread for future beginners. It could be a STICKY.

I really agree with Dave's posting #43. Those two things, reducing air pressure and a tungsten bucking bar were...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-12-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By Caummisar
Was the engine mounted when you installed the...

Was the engine mounted when you installed the gear?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-07-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,182
Posted By Caummisar
Thread Gauge

Something like this can be useful in insuring you are using the right bolt or tap to chase the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,884
Posted By Caummisar
Crate dimensions and weights

There is a chart with each kit dimensions and weight. It's helpful in planning the unload. Here is the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-12-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,564
Posted By Caummisar
Talking Safety Wire Screw Clamps

While looking at a builder's website, I notice he/she had safety wired SS screw clamp screws. Is that standard practice? If yes, then why didn't I know? ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-09-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,315
Posted By Caummisar

Mel, you made me laugh out loud, and I'm alone!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,882
Posted By Caummisar
Consensus Standard

The NPFA Code is a consensus standard. Unless your local municipality has codified it locally, compliance is voluntary. Check with your local building code inspectors or FD to see if the NFPA code...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-06-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 1,147,246
Posted By Caummisar
Looking good, Steve

Looking good, Steve
Forum: ADS-B 08-12-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,268
Posted By Caummisar

I sent in my request to pay to upgrade from ADSB 470 to ADSB 472 on April 2, 2018. Still Waiting to hear back. Planning on calling again tomorrow.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-12-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,486
Posted By Caummisar
Dynon ADSB 470 to 472

Here is the SV-ADSB-472 specification sheet:

It shows the mounting hole measurements and the change in antenna plug/dSub connector...
Forum: RV-14 01-31-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,232
Posted By Caummisar
PLUS 1 for Tony Partain

Use Tony you get to see what else he's shipping on his curiously HUGE trailer! :D Your stuff WILL arrive undamaged! and in my experience, rates are competitive.

Note: You may have...
Forum: Interiors 12-03-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,579
Posted By Caummisar
Classic Aero

I One.. Heated leather seats!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,588
Posted By Caummisar
Genuine Hardeware Catalog

This catalog is a MUST HAVE for builders. It has saved me many hours trying to figure out hardware. It is a great cross reference between AN (that Vans uses) and MS callouts (that suppliers...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 31,765
Posted By Caummisar
Follow Up to the Follow Up

The engine was picked up on Sept 6th. Talked to the Lycoming logistic person yesterday and she said that it could ship on Oct 4th, but I asked for delayed shipment until the 20th. Was told they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 31,765
Posted By Caummisar
Update of my SB-632B Experience

Received a shipping crate Thursday from Lycoming. It just showed up. No email, no notice, no call...just showed up. The fact that I was out of town when it showed up made this an inconvenience....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-22-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By Caummisar
Does fuel servo come with Lycoming engine

Because of SB 632, I'm stripping my ZERO time YIO-360-M1B to ship back to Lycoming. Does the fuel servo come with a factory fresh engine through Van's?

I know the governor comes off, because I...
Forum: Northwest 08-17-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By Caummisar
Smoke from Fires

There are several forest fires in Idaho that makes for reduced visibility from smoke. Check here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 31,765
Posted By Caummisar
I'm Affected --- My Experience.....So Far

I purchased a YIO-360-M1B last fall from Vans. Last night I got an email from Vans saying they believed I received an engine from Lycoming that is included in SB-632-b. Attached was a link to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,588
Posted By Caummisar
I learned something too.

I learned something too. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,699
Posted By Caummisar

Well wouldn't ya know it, it showed up today.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,699
Posted By Caummisar
Custom Throttle Cable from Aircraft Spruce.

I went off plans and found that the stock Vans throttle cable was short by about 4 inches. I ordered a custom VANS A-1760 CUST. CONTROL CABLE Part #: @352939 from Aircraft Spruce on 1/30/2017 and...
Forum: Tools 02-01-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 35,440
Posted By Caummisar
Disaster in the Shop last night

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....and the grandkids are too far away to help!!

Mailing 2017 dues today. How about you?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-31-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 64,417
Posted By Caummisar
Talking NO WAKE

I trust you abided by the "NO WAKE" buoy. :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-21-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,198
Posted By Caummisar
Mark those extra angle pcs

+2 on more angles. You will need them eventually for all sorts of things. Braces, mounting instruments, etc. May I suggest that as you inventory the parts, figure out which angles belong in the kit...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-05-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,137
Posted By Caummisar
Quick Build?

Quickbuild? If yes, it's a step hole.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,330
Posted By Caummisar
And Post on Vans

And post on VansAirforce Forum :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,155
Posted By Caummisar
Plus 1

Used the Cleveland plate as well
Forum: Job Board 07-11-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,121
Posted By Caummisar
I don't work for VANS.

I cut and pasted the job ad from Van's FaceBook Page. I don't work for Vans. Don't send me resumes or questions about the job.

Email resumes to attention Rian...
Forum: Tools 06-15-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,874
Posted By Caummisar

You mentioned Harbor Freight. Not everyone knows they have aviation tools. Serviceable Cleco pliers for $6 and small seaming pliers for $8...
Forum: Job Board 06-06-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,121
Posted By Caummisar
Van's is Hiring

This from FaceBook:
Help Wanted!

Van?s is looking to add a team member to our R&D Prototype Shop and Engineering group.

We are looking for a candidate who has the following qualifications:

1. Is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-01-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,780
Posted By Caummisar
Lightening Holes?

Are you planning on cutting lightening holes?
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-30-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,791
Posted By Caummisar
Sport Aviation Jan 2004

Sport Aviation Jan 2004 pg 97
Forum: Reviews 09-02-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 41,755
Posted By Caummisar
Yikes, I thought I had written this, because the...

Yikes, I thought I had written this, because the same thing happened to me. (Not in Denver). Don must ride a lot of elevators!!
Forum: RV-10 08-10-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,850
Posted By Caummisar
Years not Hours

For build time, I'm not tracking hours, I'm tracking YEARS.
Forum: Tools 07-11-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,135
Posted By Caummisar
Used with success.

I didn't need to remove any of the rubber cup. I do however put one layer of blue masking tape on the face though. Try turning down the air pressure. Like others have said the gun may be bouncing...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-13-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 1,175,671
Posted By Caummisar
What IFLYSLOW said!!!

What IFLY SLOW said
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 254,373
Posted By Caummisar
Helped build it

Hey, I helped build the Abe Lincoln, in my younger days. I was there when they laid the keel.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-17-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,989
Posted By Caummisar
Insulating Washers

If you drill the mounting hole to the standard 0.50 inches and then find that the raised portion of the washer is too small for the 0.50" opening, B&C Specialty Products sell insulating washers for...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-17-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,460
Posted By Caummisar
VP-X Pro in the mix too.

I've got the VP-X Pro in the mix, so I'll probably be using its wig-wag function, so I have to figure that out with respect to the switches.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-17-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,460
Posted By Caummisar
List of Switches - Toggle

Just about to start drilling holes for toggle switches in the panel. Can anyone add or subtract to this switch list?

* NAV/Strobe - NAV (combination switch - ON - OFF - ON)
* Fuel pump (ON - OFF)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,940
Posted By Caummisar
Not Oiless

Hope you are buying one that is oil lubricated....or you should add hearing protection to the list (if it is in the same shop/hanger area that you will be working in.) I built a dog house attached...
Forum: Safety 12-22-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,428
Posted By Caummisar
Exclamation Safety Glasses 100%+

Having worked in the industrial safety business for 35 years I HAVE to wear safety glasses. Besides I've taken my fair share of workers to the emergency room to have "trash" removed from their eyes...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-19-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By Caummisar
Yes they should be trimmed to fit

Had to trim them to fit on my 7A. And they had to be slightly bent to make them sit flush.
Forum: Safety 12-14-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,910
Posted By Caummisar
Do you have a fire extinguisher in your RV?

Do you have a fire extinguisher in your plane?

What kind?
Gas or dry chemical?
Halon or hybrid gas extinguisher?
Where is it mounted?
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-09-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,950
Posted By Caummisar
Recycled Electrons

That will teach you to not use sub standard aftermarket low grade non-mill spec recycled electrons!! :D
Forum: Florida (Central) 06-27-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,715
Posted By Caummisar
Have all planes monitor 121.5 to listen for an ELT

Have all planes monitor 121.5 to listen for an ELT
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,900
Posted By Caummisar
Driggs not Jackson

agree, Driggs has a great restaurant and a small free museum. Jackson has fees.
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-02-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,163
Posted By Caummisar
Looking for a Silver Lining

At least future builders searching on these part numbers might learn from this easy-to-make mistake.
Forum: Safety 03-30-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,477
Posted By Caummisar
Standard day in Amarillo

16G22 That's a standard day here in Amarillo Don't know how to fly in calm conditions. ;). If I have to wait for winds 15 or below I'd never fly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,330
Posted By Caummisar
What about the landing gear weldments?

Won't the lines interfere with the installation of landing gear weldments?
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-25-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,311
Posted By Caummisar
EAA Standard

You may consider building a couple of these:

Build it with a 2" extra top edge on at least one side to clamp parts.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,832
Posted By Caummisar
Chad Jensen hired by Astronics Ballard (AKA Vertical Power)

Congratulations Chad

From Vertical Power Newsletter:

New Customer Service Representative Hired

Astronics Ballard Technology is pleased to announce the hiring of Chad Jensen as Customer Service...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,667
Posted By Caummisar
Sika Flex 295UV vs Sika Flex 295i UV

When doing research for the future when I might SikaFlex my canopy, my internet searches found SikaFlex 295i UV instead of SikaFlex 295UV. [Notice the "i" in the product name.] This is from the...
Forum: RV-14 12-11-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,669
Posted By Caummisar
Geniune Aircraft Hardware

If you don't have a paper copy of Geniune Aircraft Hardware's catalog laying around your work area, get one. If has deciphered part numbers for me more than a few...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,819
Posted By Caummisar
Plane Innovations - Cabin Heat Box

Like Steve, I bought this heat box valve through ACS. ACS told me they sourced it from Plane Innovations and I should call them direct. ACS gave me their phone number and after a day of unanswered...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,819
Posted By Caummisar

Have the receipt in my hand, though. Easier to fix now. Glad I saw it. Wished I had seen it before I bolted it up and applied fire barrier sealant.

Anyone else seen this problem?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,819
Posted By Caummisar
Aftermarket SS Cabin Heat Box -Defect?

I purchased the aftermarket SS heat box and installed it. While working on the firewall recess I noticed what appeared to be missing spot welds. Its easier to explain with photos. It this a...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-18-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,934
Posted By Caummisar
Driggs You'll have trouble leaving.....

Don't go to Driggs, ID you will never leave and make it to you destingation. Good resturant and small air museum on the field. Sit on the patio for lunch and watch planes with a backdrop of the...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-12-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,282
Posted By Caummisar

This is a perfect example why I'm proud to be a member and support VAF! What a virtually close family.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-20-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,456
Posted By Caummisar
Mike S.

Yes, that's why I posted, just to BEAT MIKE!!
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-20-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,456
Posted By Caummisar
Welcome to VAF

Lots of friendly people here. Jump right in.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-18-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,523
Posted By Caummisar
Yet another success story from VAF

Everyone, pay your dues. :)
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