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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,183
Posted By - Poindexter -
This is awesome and will be great as I have...

This is awesome and will be great as I have relatives in Victoria and Kamloops.
Thanks!
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-23-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,366
Posted By - Poindexter -
Mineral Canyon pickup

Wow, was just at Mineral Canyon, on a float trip down the Green River. Could of requested a Vlad pickup in exchange for some wine. :) Flying out would sure beat a rattle-ride in a van with other...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-23-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By - Poindexter -
RV12 empennage in Bakersfield

Actually, I remember seeing an 12 empennage in the EAA hangar office with the Rockets. Check with them if itís available.
Forum: RV-3 09-24-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,831
Posted By - Poindexter -
RV 3 project for sale

Mark,
Thereís an almost complete RV3 project for sale, $15,000 USD, listed on one of the trade-a-plane site. Will get you flying in no time.
Paul
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-23-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,412
Posted By - Poindexter -
Yoke sizes

What size yokes would you get for the Numatx rivet squeezer? Looking at building an 7a or 14a.
Forum: California 09-23-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,749
Posted By - Poindexter -
Yes, was at the EAA meeting. As a follow-up,...

Yes, was at the EAA meeting. As a follow-up, super awesome folks at Bakersfield Municipal (L45). A lot is still going on with the Rocket boys and other builders. Best aviation is...
Forum: California 09-04-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,749
Posted By - Poindexter -
Thumbs up Bakersfield

BruceP, left you a pm to check out your 9A. Also, looking forward to checking out the RVs and Rockets at L45.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-15-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 630
Views: 201,750
Posted By - Poindexter -
+1 on what Enterprise said.

+1 on what Enterprise said.
Forum: California 08-12-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,749
Posted By - Poindexter -
Bakersfield: RV viewing & plane rentals

I will be in Bakersfield for (2) months (mid August to mid October) for work and wanted to see if:

(1) there are any RV’s that can show their build or finished ones. I’m interested in building an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,937
Posted By - Poindexter -
Good time to fly

Just got my IFR ticket, doing the full training and tests during Covid. Good plane availability along with an awesome instructor and DPE of choice - both of which are normally booked solid. Northern...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-12-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,630
Posted By - Poindexter -
Thumbs up Muir Beach

Even flew past my house. The north bay tour is always a great one to do.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,067
Posted By - Poindexter -
Looks like a long trip to Saratoga and some recy...

Looks like a long trip to Saratoga and some recy on various mystery locations?;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By - Poindexter -
Windy.com And ForeFlight

Windy.com
And
ForeFlight
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By - Poindexter -
X2+ for windy.com. Wayyy better than the clunky...

X2+ for windy.com. Wayyy better than the clunky gov sites.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,512
Posted By - Poindexter -
Unhappy Stolen equipment coming to market soon

Looks like this trend is increasing. Head's up for equipment being...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,095
Posted By - Poindexter -
Lightbulb Shop around

Agree, it sucks, BUT:
- you need to read the entire policy
- you need to highlight areas of concern
- you need to negotiate both cost AND terms
- you need to be able to shop around

Take the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,396
Posted By - Poindexter -
No

No. Off post drift, and no need to pontificate. The rule (repairman certificate) is stated, so that is what the OP is Discussing. No ?if?s,? ?should-be?s,? etc.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,396
Posted By - Poindexter -
Bobby?s right....

Bobby, you are correct. I know of (2) recent cases where the project was 90% finished, and the end-builder received the repairman certificate. Paperwork was all in order. Just the facts here, not...
Forum: RV-14 11-24-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,657
Posted By - Poindexter -
Post Written

Sheppard Air for the written.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,809
Posted By - Poindexter -
Other things to consider: (1) How old is the...

Other things to consider:

(1) How old is the project? Which translates to if the service bulletins have been addressed.
(2) How much re-work needs to be done. IE - An RV-7 that (may) need the new...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,919
Posted By - Poindexter -
Wow, saw you fly by. I was on my deck, in Muir...

Wow, saw you fly by. I was on my deck, in Muir Beach, and thought, "another RV, out for a spin!"
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-16-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,806
Posted By - Poindexter -
Wink Get in each one

Back to the OP. I highly, HIGHLY recommend both sitting in and flying the models you are interested in. Visit the mothership or have someone take you up in theirs.

Many thanks to this forum and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,803
Posted By - Poindexter -
Wink There?s wayyyy more out there

Glad you discovered a gem that is dear to us climbing bums when we emerge from the Sierra. And, equally glad you did NOT find the multiple hidden hot springs out there. LOL :cool:

BTW - love the...
Forum: California 10-05-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,192
Posted By - Poindexter -
There?s a couple 10?s and a 14a at Livermore to...

There?s a couple 10?s and a 14a at Livermore to check out. Better yet, go to Van?s in Oregon where you can sit in both and get your free ride in one. Plus, they?ll answer all your comparison...
Forum: RV-14 10-04-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,073
Posted By - Poindexter -
LOL:rolleyes: I was going to come over and...

LOL:rolleyes: I was going to come over and measure your rotisserie project, BUT you?re currently wining and dining across Europe!

Thanks for everyone?s feedback. The neighbors, tourists, salt air...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-01-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,717
Posted By - Poindexter -
Hiatus timing

Back to the point...
Had 300 hours (200 hrs complex)
Took a 26 year hiatus
Took 14 hours to become re-current.

BUT, let?s be clear, I?m waaay wide-eye, cautious, and psyched about the great changes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,416
Posted By - Poindexter -
Red face NorCal is even worst

Come to NorCal. Other areas are cheap, in comparison :(
Forum: RV-14 09-30-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,391
Posted By - Poindexter -
Keep asking the questions...

Philip, there's a pile of us behind you, just starting to build so appreciate the research and questions!
Forum: RV-14 09-30-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,073
Posted By - Poindexter -
RV-14a in Single Car Garage - build size?

Planning on building an RV-14a in my single car garage (hey, it's what I have!).
The inner garage dimensions are 10'2" wide and 20'4" long. The good news is that doors open on both...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By - Poindexter -
Thumbs up Van?s tour

Was there last month, and also flew in the -14.
Think about your build and mission, which will dictate the questions you will ask. For example, when I was there, it was important to decide between...
Forum: RV-14 09-27-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,901
Posted By - Poindexter -
Thumbs up Good timing

Glad Glenn posted this. I, too, am starting the tool purchase journey for an 14 build so appreciate the feedback. Looking for quality tools that will help in the build process (ie - pneumatic) rather...
Forum: Oregon 09-07-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,174
Posted By - Poindexter -
Not for the delicate

Ironic. I was there, a week before the accident. Passing through to mountain bike the McKenzie trail. Checked out the strip for bringing up the wife in the future. Thought it would be too rough for a...
Forum: RV-14 08-25-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,720
Posted By - Poindexter -
Hey, Rick. Know the feeling. Saw a couple 14?s...

Hey, Rick. Know the feeling. Saw a couple 14?s being built (thanks Andrew and Frank). However, I visited Van?s 2 weeks ago and sat in the 7 and 14 for comparison. Went up in the 14, and THAT was...
Forum: RV-14 08-21-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,199
Posted By - Poindexter -
Thumbs up Gettin-m out the door

Was at Van?s last week for a spin in the -14. During the factory tour, they were talking about the Osh orders and crating up all your orders to get out the door. Said that the -14 WILL be their best...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-12-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By - Poindexter -
Thanks, Gil, for the DETAILED list!

Thanks, Gil, for the DETAILED list!
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-12-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By - Poindexter -
2001/2002 RV-7 or 7a kit costs

Searched for this but couldn't find it. Looking for 2001 (or any low year) kit costs for the RV7 or 7a. Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,666
Posted By - Poindexter -
I use ForeFlight. I studied both, before...

I use ForeFlight. I studied both, before committing, and found use, AND customer service to be better at ForeFlight. I have the pro subscription.
With the one month free trial and the sign up, that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,873
Posted By - Poindexter -
IFR is the rub, or is it? Is that the delineation...

IFR is the rub, or is it? Is that the delineation line between an iPad system of VFR and IFR?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,873
Posted By - Poindexter -
Thanks, Jab. Would love to see the details,...

Thanks, Jab. Would love to see the details, including pics, on your build!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,873
Posted By - Poindexter -
Resurrecting this post to see if there is anyone...

Resurrecting this post to see if there is anyone out there with more details on using iPads for PFD and MFD in their builds?

Here are the only (2) I could find, non Van's...
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