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Forum: RV-10 03-18-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,161
Posted By Sue
Temp

Yea pour water on a 150 degree surface and
it will never go away, be there for days.
Seriously, if you fly over 45min. to and hour
at a time shouldn?t be that big of a deal, or
just add a little bit...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-18-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,090
Posted By Sue
Plugs

Yes there expensive, a couple of tanks of fuel
and they start paying for them self?s. We
like them because of all the pros, easier starting,
fuel burn, long lasting etc.
Forum: Tools 02-25-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By Sue
Dimpler

Good fab skills paul, like it.
Simple is elegant!
Forum: Tools 02-17-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,580
Posted By Sue
Cutter

Panamerican tool
Forum: Tools 02-17-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,580
Posted By Sue
Cutter

Ones I see are about $12-14?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,708
Posted By Sue
Tube size

The 15X6 is for cirrus or c-210 aircraft
you want the 5X5(-6)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,538
Posted By Sue
Stall

6500 feet and full rich, really?
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 02-04-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,160
Posted By Sue
Brake pads

I have never ?broke in? brake pads?
Never recommended it and never had
a issues or gotten negative feedback
from any of my customers over telling
them to just operate it normally.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,514
Posted By Sue
Fuel

Maybe some of our colonial brothers from accross
the pond would chime in here. A few years ago in
Great Britain they allowed you to burn ?auto fuel ?
in several types of aircraft. One of the...
Forum: Safety 01-27-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,955
Posted By Sue
Chute

Ohh an P.S if you take your chute out
of your cirrus because it?s old (10years)
according to the FAA it?s like flying without
required equipment!!
Forum: Safety 01-27-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,955
Posted By Sue
Chute

You can order a cirrus without a chute,
so the debate about having it to be
certified is answered. Problem with
having a chute in your cirrus is that the
chute has a 10 year life. According to
the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,459
Posted By Sue
Tube

Lawnmower shop
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,256
Posted By Sue
Tank

Be careful using an electric drill on a
? green? tank.
Forum: Safety 01-23-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,955
Posted By Sue
Chute

This reminds me years ago of the debate over
motorcycle helmets, ?I would never wear a
stupid helmet because I can?t hear the cars
around me!? Or the ?I would never wear a seat belt
because you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,527
Posted By Sue
Lights

There called ?Devore? lights ?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 37,346
Posted By Sue
Shutdown

And I know this is an old post, but you
should never stop being congratulated
on a successful emergency landing that
you or your crew can walk away from.
Well done!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 37,346
Posted By Sue
Engine shutdown

Not a fan of engine shutdown, aircooled cylinders
getting colder then quick start up and wonder why
my pistons and cylinders are scuffed up, mmmmm?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,557
Posted By Sue
Hole

Just put in a 1097 #10 rivit.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Sue
Hole

safety wire. .
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,249
Posted By Sue
Jam nuts

Safety wire?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-09-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,658
Posted By Sue
Dimpled nutplates

The glaring question I have to ask is
why not just get dimpled nutplates?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,538
Posted By Sue
Hot rod

How fast (horsepower)you want to go?
How much money(and time) you have?
= your answer here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,038
Posted By Sue
Insurance

Bottom line.....
From experience, you got insurance because
There was a chance that you were going to have
A incident, claim, etc. your insurance provider
Bet against you having a claim that would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By Sue
Hole

He said it was about 10mm,
That would be to big for a
Pilot relief hole. At least in
My experience.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-05-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,310
Posted By Sue
Case sealing

I have used hylomar? For 40+yrs on aircraft
Powerplants, and have used prc (1422,8802)
For a few aircraft and a bunch auto engines.
Opposed engine cases, my vote hylomar, next
Prc 1422, 8802.......
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-29-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,213
Posted By Sue
Switches

Merely my opinion, I would have the toggle switches
With guards over them in the down position. Engine
?On? guards up engine ?off?. Right mag up, it?s off.
If backwards.... Flying along and and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-10-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,107
Posted By Sue
Gasket

We do it all the time, use a fine scribe to mark
It and before
Removal make sure it looks right. Little sealant on
New gasket and don?t move anything. If there?s no
Room then we just plan on...
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-26-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,448
Posted By Sue
Fantasy engine

Direct drive and maximum RPM of 2600, after that
airfoil efficiency degrades.
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-26-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,448
Posted By Sue
Fantasy engine

At 300 HP, minimum 6 cylinders ( for prop pulse, torsion, longevity etc)
Turbo charged, compression ignition (fuel cost, availablity)
Obviously reliability, cost and size.
Rather have a 300 horse...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-21-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 27,632
Posted By Sue
Alt

We have a amazon ?one wire? alternator
60 amp? 1200 hours and just for piece of
Mind changed the belt last week.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,560
Posted By Sue
Tent

Repeat what a few have said, rainfly goes
To ground!!! With ventilation for heat.
Same tent 13 years oshkosh.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By Sue
Camlock

And if you?re doing a bunch bite the bullet
And get the arbor for the snap rings.
The hold the collar on.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By Sue
Camlock

The pliers are what you install the faster
With. And length is critical. You can get
Away with one size longer, but not shorter.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By Sue
Camlocks

Camlock pliers and your done
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,817
Posted By Sue
Oshkosh

One of my solutions to the OSH arrivals is
Over the railroad tracks at 1800? and 90 knots
means just that. A half or quarter mile
To the left or right is not over the tracts.
1800? means 1800, not...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-11-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,269
Posted By Sue
Pressure

Plug, check crank plug. At least pull spark plugs,
Motor engine and look for oil flow.
DO NOT RUN ENGINE until you get
Pressure!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,831
Posted By Sue
Cowling

Phillips head camlocs. Won?t regret it.
At night when you hear the funny noise
Crossing the desert or mountains
And you did not want to take the
Time to unscrew the Cowling to be sure. ?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-07-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,751
Posted By Sue
Mmo

Sorry meant to that they are chlorinated
And polar solvents.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-07-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,751
Posted By Sue
Mmo

MMO=one part ATF, three parts solvent
Is that what you want in a engine or
Fuel tank?
It?s great for removing grease, oil or
A fastener removing fluid.
So no from me on any use on a
Engine related...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,127
Posted By Sue
Workmanship

Cosmetically doesn?t look that good
But structurally doesn?t appear to be
Affected? Perfect no, could it cross the
Atlantic without the left side of the
Cowling comping off, probably.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,648
Posted By Sue
Tires

My antilock seems a little out of adjustment,
Any ideas?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-23-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,235
Posted By Sue
Cotter pin

Don?t make the mistake of backing the nut off
1/6 of a turn, all kinds of problems will pop up.
Like ......less wear, less friction, and the awful
?.001 gap in the wheel assembly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,687
Posted By Sue
Mek

Mek will thin it,BUT..!!! It will evaporate VERY
Quickly be ready to use immediately.
You can mix it up in a paint gun and have it
Thin enough to spray like paint.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-02-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By Sue
Van nuys

Brain fart, northeast corner, and stay
?Airtell motel? southeast corner, look
Out over the swimming pool and look
At your plane. Airtell has there own
Aircraft parking. Never been to van...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-02-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By Sue
Van nuys

94th aero Sqn for Sunday brunch, first class
On north west corner of 16 right.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,712
Posted By Sue
Gross weight

Sorry FAR 91.323
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,712
Posted By Sue
Gross weight

In Alaska 15% over gross is not a problem?
Forum: Alternative Engines 05-28-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 57,061
Posted By Sue
O2

I agree, just a momentary rise in pressure and
Temperature, then shortly after you can look for
Your clothes and the rest of your aircraft.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 25,633
Posted By Sue
Corrosion

Between the improper punctuation and people
Not separating the skins and spars after a
heavy rain or splashing thru a muddy runway.
It?s just khaos!!!!!!!
Forum: Primers 05-15-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,374
Posted By Sue
Primers

Heard of zinc cromate, not phosphate?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-08-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By Sue
Cruise

Oop?s 2050-2150 RPM
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-08-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By Sue
Cruise

540 lync in a Comanche, cruise anywhere from
2050-2150, leaned like a diesel, many times
Northway AK to port hill ID direct and vice
Versa 1200 nm.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,615
Posted By Sue
Mechanic

By admitting you have ?no mechanical ability ? you
Are already ahead of the game. The other end is
Person who says he or she invented the wright flyer.
I say read up and ask questions and decide...
Forum: Tools 04-18-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,972
Posted By Sue
Numax

Plasma cutter, numax riveter, beer cooler
Top three tools in my shop.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,181
Posted By Sue
A&P

Paragraph A, ?able to do that work??
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-27-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,641
Posted By Sue
Studs

Above table, is that fine or coarse threads ?
And really what?s wrong with thread locker ?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,869
Posted By Sue
Hi-locs

Just use taper loc?s like everyone does.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-09-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,679
Posted By Sue
Mmo

MMO is great cleaner, it?s 3 parts solvent, 1 part atf
I would only use it short term, to clean out sludge.
Would never use it long term.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,404
Posted By Sue
Sqare?

I have worked on a lot of zillion dollar aircraft
Civil and government and have never seen a
?squared? one....ever, 1/8 inch don?t worry
About.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,404
Posted By Sue
Sqare?

I have worked on a lot of zillion dollar aircraft
Civil and government and have never seen a
?squared? one....ever, 1/8 inch don?t worry
About.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,502
Posted By Sue
Oil leak

Sounds dumb, but if you moved the mag
To retime. Could it be the mag gasket now
Leaking?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,003
Posted By Sue
Lease

If he wants be unreasonable about it contact
An attorney and see if there can be at least an
Injunction filed, if not there?s always that dreaded
Spontaneous combustion?
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