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by A2022
Thu Dec 01, 2022 5:36 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike
Replies: 31
Views: 2630

Re: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike

Springfield OH ... what a gem! bike trails and paths all over the town and nice little shops to eat. I also visited the the Springfield Museum of Art. it was -6C this morning but it warmed to 3C during the day. it was cool on the bike for the first 15 minutes but then I warmed and needed to open my ...
by A2022
Wed Nov 30, 2022 10:32 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Rudder - FEA analysis
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Re: Rudder - FEA analysis

deleting the rivets holes for natural frequency modeling. I've settled on the approach for this analysis. now to execute it.

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by A2022
Tue Nov 29, 2022 6:16 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike
Replies: 31
Views: 2630

Re: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike

looks good, I'll give it a try.
by A2022
Tue Nov 29, 2022 11:07 am
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike
Replies: 31
Views: 2630

Re: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike

does this stuff work with tubes? any concern about the valve stem seam seal becoming "unsealable" over time?
by A2022
Mon Nov 28, 2022 9:03 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike
Replies: 31
Views: 2630

Re: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike

getting ready for a cold ride on Thurs, -6C low, 3C high. trying to find my min temperature for riding this bike. I plan to cover about 20 miles. I find I loose 10 psi tire pressure after a couple days, so I topped these off to the max pressure, 110 psi. the bag is good because it keeps the plane cl...
by A2022
Mon Nov 28, 2022 8:42 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: a couple printed widgets
Replies: 151
Views: 38304

Re: a couple printed widgets

getting ready for a bike ride on Thursday but the low is predicted to be -6C and 3C for the high, so colder. I swapped my 1.5-inch cowl air dams for 2.0-inch. the clock turned 7:04 when I began and just turned 7:08 when I finished, so 4 minutes to swap at a relaxed pace and a torque check. CHT's rem...
by A2022
Mon Nov 28, 2022 10:58 am
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Rudder - FEA analysis
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Rudder - FEA analysis

I have not done much large sheet metal FEA analysis before, but I thought I would give it a try. say hello to shell and cbush elements, :). the goal is to improve my FEA skills and to complete some parametric studies for natural frequency response and weight sensitivity. I'll start with the RV6 rudd...
by A2022
Mon Nov 28, 2022 10:42 am
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: CAD - sheet metal box
Replies: 0
Views: 123

CAD - sheet metal box

I have not worked with CAD - sheet metal much, but I thought I would try to improve my skills. this is similar to a simple alum box I made years ago to cover my fuel filter ahead of the fuel pump. it would have been easier if I had the CAD. design then flatten the pattern to have the flat cut shape....
by A2022
Sat Nov 26, 2022 5:15 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike
Replies: 31
Views: 2630

Re: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike

Green County Airport (I19) = The Aerial Gateway to the US Air Force Museum. the line guys said they have 2 cars for guests to take to the museum. official limit is 2 hrs, but they don't mind if it's out for the entire afternoon. you need more than 2 hrs at the Air Force Museum, trust me. he said thi...
by A2022
Sat Nov 26, 2022 7:48 am
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: RivetBangers - the free site
Replies: 3
Views: 455

Re: RivetBangers - the free site

$3.99 per month to host this site is not too bad. thanks for funding it!
by A2022
Fri Nov 25, 2022 6:32 pm
Forum: RV Maintenance
Topic: Condor tires?
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Condor tires?

I thought I would keep a set of main wheel tires on the shelf and purchased Condor tires because there was not much else available. my current tires are Michelin. I don't have any experience with Condor tires, but I will learn soon enough. https://i.postimg.cc/gcTLHwBf/IMG20221125151606.jpg https://...
by A2022
Fri Nov 25, 2022 6:28 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: painted - flap link
Replies: 0
Views: 127

painted - flap link

I think the flap link looks better painted. instead of painter masking it off, have him paint it because it will blend in with the aircraft. this is where you and your passenger will be climbing in and out and it will be noticed. https://i.postimg.cc/ncpgTzjG/IMG20221125170427.jpg https://i.postimg....
by A2022
Wed Nov 23, 2022 5:15 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike
Replies: 31
Views: 2630

Re: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike

my wife said, get me one of those. I think I am going to go with the new 2023 Zizzo Forte (the 2022 Forte gear system is below par, don't buy it) so I can load it up with bags for long distance travel. she can ride my tricked out Liberte. green is my favorite color. why green? .... because grass is ...
by A2022
Tue Nov 22, 2022 7:29 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: RivetBangers - the free site
Replies: 3
Views: 455

RivetBangers - the free site

hey, this site is free!
by A2022
Tue Nov 22, 2022 5:10 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike
Replies: 31
Views: 2630

Re: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike

Yellow Springs Ohio, landing Springfield SGH.... a quick flight, after airborne at 3500 cruise ETE was 12 minutes, I better get the airport info pronto. sure, beats over an hour drive in heavy traffic. -6C overnight so I kicked on the sump heater a couple hours before I arrived at the airport. the a...
by A2022
Mon Nov 21, 2022 7:46 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike
Replies: 31
Views: 2630

Re: Zizzo Liberte - folding bike

Zizzo is locked and loaded and ready for launch. time to test my cool weather gear.




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by A2022
Mon Nov 21, 2022 7:41 pm
Forum: RV Maintenance
Topic: engine dehydrator
Replies: 1
Views: 224

Re: engine dehydrator

added clamps to the hoses. these barbs were not very big or good and needed clamps. some moisture in the return line after a quick flight and the sensor is beginning to read. https://i.postimg.cc/gJT1bmDX/IMG20221121175026.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/gr95rs1G/IMG20221121175847.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/...
by A2022
Sun Nov 20, 2022 7:08 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: four reasons I like cold weather flying
Replies: 0
Views: 194

four reasons I like cold weather flying

1) you can always put a layer on to stay warm, 2) no bugs, 3) smooth air, 4) great aircraft performance did I mention, no bugs! nice: when I shut the aircraft down, the aircraft's Bluetooth music automatically transfers to the Bluetooth music in hangar and keeps on rock'n. https://i.postimg.cc/L5p6C...
by A2022
Sun Nov 20, 2022 7:00 pm
Forum: RV Maintenance
Topic: engine dehydrator
Replies: 1
Views: 224

engine dehydrator

I think I'm going on year 4 with this same desiccant. closed loop system. I see from the photo I have had a hose come loose. it's good to inspect that stuff at the beginning of the season. I'll put a clamp on that one. I normally use this dehydrator in the late Fall thru Spring. I don't need a dehyd...
by A2022
Sun Nov 20, 2022 6:56 pm
Forum: RV Maintenance
Topic: I haven't touched the bogi-bar in a year
Replies: 0
Views: 94

I haven't touched the bogi-bar in a year

two tow bars hanging. I haven't touched the bogi-bar in a year, because I can install the Wag-aero bar with one hand without bending over and secure it, even when holding a beverage with the other hand. the only complaint with the Wag-aero bar is the small black plastic end caps keep becoming loose....