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Forum: RV-10 02-11-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,826
Posted By cholladay
I hate to hear this. I was strongly considering...

I hate to hear this. I was strongly considering installing ER tanks on my 10. I think I will wait a while and see if they get things straightened out.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-10-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 924
Posted By cholladay
Cylinder overhaul

I have a ECI Nickel cylinder that needs over hauling . Anybody got any recommendations on where to send it?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-10-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,715
Posted By cholladay
Update: I sent my mags off to Aircraft Magneto...

Update: I sent my mags off to Aircraft Magneto Service in MT and Hands down they provided me with the best service I have ever experienced dealing with any business. I had a dead mag after I got them...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-04-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,715
Posted By cholladay
Thanks for all the feed back everyone. Sounds...

Thanks for all the feed back everyone. Sounds like these guys are legit.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-02-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,715
Posted By cholladay
Found these guys online anyone used...

Found these guys online anyone used them?


Aircraft Magneto Service
3995 Flying Lane #5-5
Stevensville, MT 59870
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-02-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,715
Posted By cholladay
I am considering that also

I am considering that also
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-02-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,715
Posted By cholladay
Bendix Mag overhaul

Our place in San Antonio shut down. Looking for suggestions on places to send my Bendix Mags for overhaul. Thanks in advance Chad
Forum: RV-10 02-25-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,952
Posted By cholladay
I am almost positive they are Ifly. I will pull...

I am almost positive they are Ifly. I will pull them out when I get home in the morning
Forum: RV-10 02-25-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,952
Posted By cholladay
flush lock

I have a set of flush locks that I would sell. Bought and never used.
Forum: RV-10 11-04-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,299
Posted By cholladay
I had an A/C in my 10. I removed it. It was a...

I had an A/C in my 10. I removed it. It was a disaster and a waste of 6k. compressor kept going out. I have a blower, evaporator, condenser and scoop if you want them.I am sure I still have the...
Forum: RV-10 10-12-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,327
Posted By cholladay
For the over head console. I am not sure it...

For the over head console. I am not sure it matters but I put mine on the left side behind the baggage door. I also have a valve on a servo to help to control airflow. I have tons of air. I sealed up...
Forum: RV-10 10-12-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,679
Posted By cholladay
I did what Kyle said. Enlarged the hole.

I did what Kyle said. Enlarged the hole.
Forum: RV-10 10-12-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By cholladay
I switched to retreads when I wore the cheap Vans...

I switched to retreads when I wore the cheap Vans tires out and I had to trim the wheel pants back to accommodate the new tires when I changed. Not a big deal even after paint. Just make sure you...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-28-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,504
Posted By cholladay
I don't remember I will pull my old plans out and...

I don't remember I will pull my old plans out and look. I think I noted it on the plans
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-25-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,504
Posted By cholladay
I offset the vertical on my first 8 and was very...

I offset the vertical on my first 8 and was very happy with it. It flew with littlle to no rudder input in cruise. I plan on doing the same thing to the one I am currently building
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-02-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,716
Posted By cholladay
Guy, I need to know if the wing kit ribs were pre...

Guy,
I need to know if the wing kit ribs were pre punched or if he had to jig them. I have to replace a leading edge and need to know if it is the old style or new style
have him call me
830-743-3563
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-02-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,716
Posted By cholladay
Guy, I need to know if the wing kit ribs were pre...

Guy,
I need to know if the wing kit ribs were pre punched or if he had to jig them. I have to replace a leading edge and need to know if it is the old style or new style
have him call me
830-743-3563
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-02-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,716
Posted By cholladay
looking for builder Richard Miller

Looking for Richard Miller builder of RV8 N642BG
built around 2001
Anybody know him?
I need to ask him a question about the plane.
Forum: RV-10 12-03-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,326
Posted By cholladay
Mine are original stock struts. It broke where...

Mine are original stock struts. It broke where the most lateral screw hole is located.
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,326
Posted By cholladay
nylon gas strut bracket

I wasn't sure about the nylon brackets when I installed them but went ahead because they looked so good. I should have listened to my gut. I had the pilot side break in half right where the AN screw...
Forum: RV-10 09-27-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,006
Posted By cholladay
I also used sika flex on my windows followed up...

I also used sika flex on my windows followed up with fiberglass around the windows. No cracks yet. I really think the fiberglass is the main reason I have not had cracks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,365
Posted By cholladay
I'll get some pics

I'll get some pics
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,365
Posted By cholladay
Sitting in front of the rv10 at Oshkosh enjoying...

Sitting in front of the rv10 at Oshkosh enjoying the airshow. I am glad to report the louvers I just added brought my CHT temps down by >30 degrees. I never once saw 400 even with a hard climb out...
Forum: Painting your RV 07-20-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,010
Posted By cholladay
I have had 3 planes painted at Sea Willow. Its a...

I have had 3 planes painted at Sea Willow. Its a couple of miles from my house.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,365
Posted By cholladay
Bob What size louvers did you go with?

Bob
What size louvers did you go with?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,365
Posted By cholladay
Dan It is sherwin Williams acro glo with a high...

Dan
It is sherwin Williams acro glo with a high build epoxy primer. I used the fiberfrax and aluminum after the first round of blisters around the pipe area. The new blisters are mostly around that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2013, 03:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,365
Posted By cholladay
Dan It's acro Glo. The blisters range anywhere...

Dan
It's acro Glo. The blisters range anywhere from 1/16 to 1/4". In your methods defense the part I insulated did well. It blistered away from the muffler this time. Maybe I should have insulated...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,365
Posted By cholladay
Cowl paint blisters

Well it did it again. First long flight after paint the RV10 blistered on the lower cowl. I used Hortons method of insulating the inside along the exhaust pipes and repainted. Today it did it again....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,737
Posted By cholladay
I chose not to sell my plane because I love it. I...

I chose not to sell my plane because I love it. I had people ready to buy my plane for my price. If you want to give your plane away go for it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,737
Posted By cholladay
What was I thinking

I recently wrestled with the idea that I should sell my RV-8. I now have a 3 person family. I was unsure that I would fly the RV8 enough to justify keeping it. You see, I am lucky enough to have one...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-21-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,753
Posted By cholladay
Sika flex it, no holes required. No holes no...

Sika flex it, no holes required. No holes no rivets no rivets no cracks. Last I heard this was Todd's recommendation also.
Respectfully
Recovering canopy cracker
Forum: Painting your RV 04-06-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,010
Posted By cholladay
Just East of San Antonio between the alert areas...

Just East of San Antonio between the alert areas is Sky Art painting at Cibolo Sea Willow pvt airport. They have painted three of my planes.
Chad 830-743-3563
Forum: RV-10 11-07-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,468
Posted By cholladay
I have used 100% Milspec (camlok) fasteners on...

I have used 100% Milspec (camlok) fasteners on both of the planes that I have built and love them. Worked well on the 8 and the 10.
Forum: RV-10 11-07-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,683
Posted By cholladay
I think I got it straightened out.

I think I got it straightened out.
Forum: RV-10 11-04-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,683
Posted By cholladay
Front gear leg fairing

After installing the front gear leg fairing I noticed I have to apply considerably more right rudder. I have adjusted it twice, which has not helped. I removed it again last night for the last time....
Forum: RV-10 09-05-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,182
Posted By cholladay
22 months to first flight

22 months to first flight
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,276
Posted By cholladay
Maybe I just need to invest in tip tanks and some...

Maybe I just need to invest in tip tanks and some good pee bottles and bypass customs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,276
Posted By cholladay
Refueling in Mexico enroute to Belize

I am thinking about flying my RV from San Antonio to Belize. I was wondering if anyone has done this. I am planning on stoping in Vera Cruz Mexico (east coast) to refuel. My main question is. Do I...
Forum: Texas (South) 11-04-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,472
Posted By cholladay
I live there give me a call 830-743-3563

I live there give me a call
830-743-3563
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-01-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 54,678
Posted By cholladay
Lock the EFIS in on the 6 pack page and he will...

Lock the EFIS in on the 6 pack page and he will have a digital picture of stem gauges
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,891
Posted By cholladay
Yea, if you don't have that tool and you have a...

Yea, if you don't have that tool and you have a vacuum pump you need to get one.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-24-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,026
Posted By cholladay
I got a great deal from Aero Engines Of...

I got a great deal from Aero Engines Of Winchester as did two of my friends that I refered. The guys name is Tom Schwietz 540-678-1661. Give a call and get a price.
Forum: RV-10 08-20-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,916
Posted By cholladay
RV-10 First Flight

After 22 months of blood, sweat and almost tears 529W roared into the sky. I was surprised at how fast this plane got off the ground. The flight went well with only a few minor easily correctable...
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,504
Posted By cholladay
Dear Geoff Please stop making cool stuff for the...

Dear Geoff
Please stop making cool stuff for the 10. We are over budget and have no more money to give you.

No really it looks great!
Forum: RV-10 05-17-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,522
Posted By cholladay
What color are you using? I was thinking about...

What color are you using?
I was thinking about the clear mirror.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,425
Posted By cholladay
I put the rock rack switchs in the 10 i am...

I put the rock rack switchs in the 10 i am building. I am very satisfied in there appearance and there function.
http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/n495/cholladay1/panel.jpg
Forum: RV-10 04-19-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,312
Posted By cholladay
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Now go fly your pants off

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Now go fly your pants off
Forum: RV-10 04-15-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,594
Posted By cholladay
Thanks for all the input

Thanks for all the input
Forum: RV-10 04-14-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,594
Posted By cholladay
control stick hitting panel

I know there was a thread covering the control stick hitting the panel but I cannot find it. What is everyone doing. Just letting it hit? Bending it so it will go under the panel? Putting a stop on...
Forum: RV-10 04-13-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,673
Posted By cholladay
Yes if your having to refill at a FBO a portable...

Yes if your having to refill at a FBO a portable would be cheaper to refill. I refill mine via the port on the baggage bulkhead with a large oxygen cylinder i keep in my hanger. Its pretty cheap.
Forum: RV-10 04-13-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,673
Posted By cholladay
Here they...

Here they are
http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/n495/cholladay1/photo1-1.jpg

http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/n495/cholladay1/photo2.jpg

The fill port and pressure gauge is not shown in these...
Forum: RV-10 04-13-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,506
Posted By cholladay
I and many others have removed the crotch belt in...

I and many others have removed the crotch belt in the back and are going with 4 point harness like the front has. No real reason for a 5 point. You should not be getting upside down in a 10. There...
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,673
Posted By cholladay
This is also how I did it. I also put a filler...

This is also how I did it. I also put a filler port with a gauge on the baggage bulkhead so I do not have to pull the tank to fill it.
Forum: Texas (South) 04-07-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,838
Posted By cholladay
Phil If the weather is good we might swing on...

Phil
If the weather is good we might swing on over from San Antonio and say hi.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,364
Posted By cholladay
dont forget to use their primer prior to the sika...

dont forget to use their primer prior to the sika flex
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,588
Posted By cholladay
I have not yet had a plane that had good fuel...

I have not yet had a plane that had good fuel level indicators. I use the fuel flow computer and switch tanks on gallons used.
Forum: RV-10 03-03-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,668
Posted By cholladay
control cable mounting bracket

I went to mount the mixture cable to my fuel servo and found out that there is not a mounting point. I think Vans sent me the wrong bracket. The bracket I got is a VA 149360 and only has a mounting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,716
Posted By cholladay
The (purple) simple green Pro is noncorrosive to...

The (purple) simple green Pro is noncorrosive to aluminum and works well. You can get it at Lowes. The best method I have found is spray the purple simple green on the belly and then with a wash...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,315
Posted By cholladay
Beer does my body good. I plan to be there this...

Beer does my body good. I plan to be there this year and yes I will drink beer with you.
Forum: RV-10 02-24-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,204
Posted By cholladay
I got some leather from Tandy Leather warehouse....

I got some leather from Tandy Leather warehouse. If you search though thier stuff you will find that some of it is upholstery grade. I had my local upholstrey shop sew them up.
...
Forum: RV-10 02-24-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 518,569
Posted By cholladay
Finally finished the panel and suprise everything...

Finally finished the panel and suprise everything works.
http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/n495/cholladay1/panel.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,240
Posted By cholladay
Great time Erin and I should be there again this...

Great time
Erin and I should be there again this year. We should have the RV10 broken in by then
Forum: Interiors 02-15-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,415
Posted By cholladay
RV-10 Seats

Seats are ready to install in the RV-10

http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/n495/cholladay1/RV10interior.jpg
Forum: Texas (South) 02-15-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,670
Posted By cholladay
I should be through with mine by then. I am in...

I should be through with mine by then. I am in the San Antonio area
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