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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,753
Posted By JohnCFord
What a very proud moment for all of you. Job very...

What a very proud moment for all of you. Job very well done, family!! ~J~
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 05-31-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,056
Posted By JohnCFord
Awesome!! Thanks for volunteering.

Awesome!! Thanks for volunteering.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,606
Posted By JohnCFord
Very nice pic! ;-) ~J~

Very nice pic! ;-) ~J~
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,691
Posted By JohnCFord
Very nice!! Congratulations!!

Very nice!! Congratulations!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-13-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,691
Posted By JohnCFord
T-6 as a photo ship!?! That's just awesome? Great...

T-6 as a photo ship!?! That's just awesome? Great work, Guys!

~J~
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-11-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,799
Posted By JohnCFord
Great job! Happy birthday!! ~J~

Great job! Happy birthday!!

~J~
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,552
Posted By JohnCFord
Holy cow! That's awesome!! ~J~

Holy cow! That's awesome!! ~J~
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,008
Posted By JohnCFord
Congratulations! The students should be very...

Congratulations! The students should be very excited. ~J~
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,426
Posted By JohnCFord
Well, done! I love this project. ~J~

Well, done! I love this project. ~J~
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-19-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 119,885
Posted By JohnCFord
Rosie, were you signed off for the St. Barts...

Rosie, were you signed off for the St. Barts approach and landing or did your panel problems get in the way of being signed off. Thanks for all the pics. I actually have landed at a lot of these...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-15-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 119,885
Posted By JohnCFord
Wow, y'all really know how to have some fun....

Wow, y'all really know how to have some fun. Thanks for sharing!! ~J~
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-03-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 119,885
Posted By JohnCFord
I look forward to following along. ~J~

I look forward to following along. ~J~
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-17-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,908
Posted By JohnCFord
Left turn

Cool! That left turn on your way past was on the money! Good job. ~J~
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-11-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,737
Posted By JohnCFord
I have a few hammer marks on the end pieces of my...

I have a few hammer marks on the end pieces of my toolbox kit. I found that if you're using a gun, the work can NOT move. Thanks for letting me know on the primer. I suppose it's available at any...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-07-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,737
Posted By JohnCFord
Victor, what kind of primer have you been using?...

Victor, what kind of primer have you been using? ~J~
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-02-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,737
Posted By JohnCFord
Second time front page already? Really?? ~J~

Second time front page already? Really??

~J~
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-27-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,737
Posted By JohnCFord
Looks good, Vic! ~J~

Looks good, Vic!

~J~
Forum: Texas (South) 02-26-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,718
Posted By JohnCFord
I hate to hear that the airport has problems. I...

I hate to hear that the airport has problems. I love Port Aransas... :-(

~J~
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,425
Posted By JohnCFord
Nate's Flight

I was inspired by Nate's post to poke around a little and came up with some footage of his team's winning flight. Start watching at about 35:50...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJZCpPPJsdU

~J~
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-09-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 25,095
Posted By JohnCFord
Been over the Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay. Not...

Been over the Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay. Not been down to the Keys yet. Working on it...

~J~
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-05-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,045
Posted By JohnCFord
I know this guy. Congratulations on making the...

I know this guy. Congratulations on making the front page so soon. ~J~
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-19-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 16,078
Posted By JohnCFord
Well done. Yay!! ~J~

Well done. Yay!! ~J~
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-31-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,792
Posted By JohnCFord
I lost BB after 15 years, 2 months, and 9 days...

I lost BB after 15 years, 2 months, and 9 days back in 2011. It's really hard loosing these guys but they are so worth your time. Sorry for your loss.

~J~
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-23-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,510
Posted By JohnCFord
My lovely Catholic wife, Alina, makes be bless...

My lovely Catholic wife, Alina, makes be bless myself before I even walk out the door every morning. I throw in a self blessing every time I take off too. Plus as needed. :D

~J~
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-04-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 334,158
Posted By JohnCFord
Way to hang in there Gary! ~J~

Way to hang in there Gary!

~J~
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-20-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,057
Posted By JohnCFord
Awesome! ~J~ #RVGrin

Awesome! ~J~

#RVGrin
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-20-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 38,316
Posted By JohnCFord
Great Stuff!

Very cool! Wish I was in on a high school project like that. Thanks for sharing and good choice on the RV-8. ;-)

~J~
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,554
Posted By JohnCFord
Nice build log, Bret! :-) ~J~

Nice build log, Bret! :-)

~J~
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,554
Posted By JohnCFord
Fit up, jig up, weld up

I know all of you are a the edge of your seat wondering how John is doing on his DRDT-2 frame so here are some snaps from the last two weekends. Should be done soon. Hopefully before I run out of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,554
Posted By JohnCFord
Torch

My chop saw did not have the capacity to make the 45 degree cut so I had to cut it with the torch. It should dress out okay. Tomorrow I will cope the vertical beam to bring the weld seams a little...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,554
Posted By JohnCFord
I almost bought 20 feet of the material but it...

I almost bought 20 feet of the material but it was too expensive, 270.00 dollars. Luckily we have a material supply shop that does cut to order. What you see was 72.00 dollars.

~J~
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,554
Posted By JohnCFord
Sawed

I must say that I'm impressed with my 14" Dewalt chop saw. 6" x 3" x 3/16 inch material is a lot bigger than it sounds when you read it from the Experimental Aero plans. Time to jig up. The Miller...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,554
Posted By JohnCFord
my DRDT-2 has arrived

Some assembly required. Shout outs to Darrell Reily, and Paul Merems for making this project possible. #HappyWeekend
http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad248/docjeffry/20140404_154732.jpg...
Forum: Painting your RV 04-03-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 312,161
Posted By JohnCFord
Surfboard flowers rule! I saw your place the last...

Surfboard flowers rule! I saw your place the last time I was in Port A. Last September. Looks like a nice place.

~J~
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 87,352
Posted By JohnCFord
I'm proud of you Guys/Gals

Steam gauges rule. All the above look great!

~J~
Forum: RV-10 03-25-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 813
Views: 620,932
Posted By JohnCFord
Oh, pink slip! I get it. I thought you got laid...

Oh, pink slip! I get it. I thought you got laid off or something when I read the cover page. lol.

Congratulations, the 10 looks great!

~J~
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,773
Posted By JohnCFord
I was able to borrow someones Dimpler. Thanks...

I was able to borrow someones Dimpler. Thanks James from 1K4. Big difference with the amount of success I had riveting the piano hinge to the lid and...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-24-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,560
Posted By JohnCFord
Good job! Thanks! ~J~

Good job! Thanks!

~J~
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-21-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,150
Posted By JohnCFord
Where is the exact location of that beach, or is...

Where is the exact location of that beach, or is it a secret among those that have finished their RV?:D

~J~
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-19-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,114
Posted By JohnCFord
Dude! Good job! ~J~

Dude! Good job!

~J~
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,773
Posted By JohnCFord
MarkW, PM sent. ~J~

MarkW, PM sent.

~J~
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-18-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,134
Posted By JohnCFord
Where in Florida did you move to. My wife and I...

Where in Florida did you move to. My wife and I want to do the same.

~J~

PS: Good post!
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-13-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,021
Posted By JohnCFord
Can I borrow your rivet squeezer? :D ~J~

Can I borrow your rivet squeezer? :D

~J~
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,773
Posted By JohnCFord
And the latch

I wasn't too happy with the set on the two countersink rivets here either but I think having had a smaller flat set might have helped in this case. Again the round head rivets went in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,773
Posted By JohnCFord
After match drilling the hing I got to do some...

After match drilling the hing I got to do some pounding on round head rivets for the first time. This time the work was secured to my bench and I was able to install all of them without...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,773
Posted By JohnCFord
Project Update.

The Sun came out in Oklahoma which made for a perfect day to play. I still don't have a dimple machine but I did proceed with the next step and fit the hinge to the box and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,773
Posted By JohnCFord
Cool! I already have the material to weld...

Cool! I already have the material to weld together a DRDT-2 frame. All I need is a front end kit.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,773
Posted By JohnCFord
Thanks for the insight, guys. Anyone have a pic...

Thanks for the insight, guys. Anyone have a pic filed away as to what a properly dimpled hole should look like. Next paycheck, more tools. By the way, I live in Norman, Oklahoma. I went to Brown tool...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,773
Posted By JohnCFord
Tool Box Practice Kit

Yesterday was a learning experience. I have had plenty of experience building other things such as cars and custom motorcycles. Bucking rivets is a little different and in short, I need more practice...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-20-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 705,108
Posted By JohnCFord
Nice spread you got there, Mate! :)

Nice spread you got there, Mate! :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-06-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,770
Posted By JohnCFord
I spent a week in Rincon for a surfing trip. The...

I spent a week in Rincon for a surfing trip. The blue dome (An old nuclear power plant) is a surfing spot called "Domes". The wave broke very well just past that small jetty that you see there....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-14-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,502
Posted By JohnCFord
Very, very, very cool post. My Grandmother used...

Very, very, very cool post. My Grandmother used to live in Bradenton and I have been to just about all of the places you have photographed. Good post! Thanks for sharing.

~J~
Forum: Alternative Engines 12-12-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,414
Posted By JohnCFord
It looks AWESOME!!! Can't wait. ~J~

It looks AWESOME!!! Can't wait.

~J~
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-21-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,359
Posted By JohnCFord
No, Mike, no photos. Just a couple of hand shakes...

No, Mike, no photos. Just a couple of hand shakes and grins.:D
~J~
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-21-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,359
Posted By JohnCFord
Awesome! I always love it when someone flies out...

Awesome! I always love it when someone flies out to the Bahamas. I just passed my Checkride yesterday and a trip to the Bahamas will be for sure in the first 150 hrs. of my flight experiences....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,734
Posted By JohnCFord
Lockheed Martin Flight Service is a DUAT. Can't...

Lockheed Martin Flight Service is a DUAT. Can't go wrong there. I have even had a briefer call me back to answer some of my questions. It's free, easy to use, has everything you need. Check it out at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,380
Posted By JohnCFord
I enjoyed your build log. Good work! ~J~

I enjoyed your build log. Good work!

~J~
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-29-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,356
Posted By JohnCFord
Wow, cool neighbor! ~J~

Wow, cool neighbor!

~J~
Forum: Safety 05-22-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,223
Posted By JohnCFord
Understood. ;-) ~J~

Understood. ;-)
~J~
Forum: Safety 05-22-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,223
Posted By JohnCFord
We appreciate your thought's and prayers, VH-VRN....

We appreciate your thought's and prayers, VH-VRN. I live just South of Moore, Oklahoma. Good news is the death toll is half of what was originally believed (in the mid 20s vs. 51). They are receiving...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,527
Posted By JohnCFord
Yep! +1 ~J~

Yep! +1


~J~
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-02-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 27,752
Posted By JohnCFord
Good job!!! Looks like an adventure for sure! ~J~

Good job!!! Looks like an adventure for sure!

~J~
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