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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 730
Posted By jcarne
Okay, thanks for the replies guys. Flaps down it...

Okay, thanks for the replies guys. Flaps down it is.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 730
Posted By jcarne
Flaps down on shutdown?

I'm preparing my POH and checklists right now and I have noticed a lot of template POHs call for flaps down just before shutting the engine down. No aircraft I currently fly does this. What is the...
Forum: Safety 08-05-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,009
Posted By jcarne
+1 words words words

+1

words words words
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-04-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By jcarne
Yes this is correct. I think people also get too...

Yes this is correct. I think people also get too hung up on the spacing. Keep in mind the tubes you are gluing to are round so there will always be some pretty good thickness in your beads, it just...
Forum: Safety 08-02-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,009
Posted By jcarne
Wow I'm surprised they didn't hang up the phone...

Wow I'm surprised they didn't hang up the phone when you mentioned the F word. I asked them for some moment numbers on the -7A rudder and that one got brushed under the rug.

P.S. Welcome aboard!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-02-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,090
Posted By jcarne
Walt looks like you had a great trip and thanks...

Walt looks like you had a great trip and thanks for posting some pics.

P.S. Thanks for staying in the car near the Buffalo. ;) I can't tell you how many reports here in Wyoming we hear about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By jcarne
Just wanted to say thanks everyone for all the...

Just wanted to say thanks everyone for all the recommendations. The weather today was great so I took the wife and the kid flying.

This was his first airplane ride ever. The headset...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,523
Posted By jcarne
Some questions for the good folks on the...

Some questions for the good folks on the forum.

1. What other aircraft did you consider before deciding to go with Vans?

I considered a Sonex and a Velocity as well.

2. What was your ultimate...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-01-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 162,692
Posted By jcarne
After bashing the front plug with a screwdriver...

After bashing the front plug with a screwdriver and hammer it came out. Be prepared for a bit of nasty oil to come out. Here is what the inside looks like all cleaned out. ...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-01-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 162,692
Posted By jcarne
haha I actually stay pretty on top of things here...

haha I actually stay pretty on top of things here on the build log, only ever a week or so behind. :) I'm a high school teacher so during the summer I can really crank it out! Glad it is helping...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the thoughts guys. I ordered up a...

Thanks for the thoughts guys. I ordered up a Rugged air 250 as they are supposedly more ideal for small heads. We will see how it is. I'll keep you guys posted on how it goes! thanks everyone!
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 07-28-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By jcarne
After hearing some great thoughts out there...

After hearing some great thoughts out there everyone I just wanted to point a few final thoughts of mine. I am in no way shape or form butt hurt about these instances to the point that I'm going to...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 07-28-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Jim for your thoughts. I never felt...

Thanks Jim for your thoughts. I never felt anything was unsafe so I will not be reporting anyone. Now I will just wait for the "occasionally get a little" part of your statement to come true. ...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 07-28-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By jcarne
Dave thanks for your great insight. It is easy...

Dave thanks for your great insight. It is easy sometimes for us pilots, especially non-pro ones to forget that others flying different more complex aircraft may have more going on to deal with than...
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-28-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By jcarne
I have the stand alone POS-12 as well. All three...

I have the stand alone POS-12 as well. All three wires are hooked up to my flap controller and then there is a wire going from the controller to the EMS. If you don't have a flap controller then no...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 07-28-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By jcarne
This is why I am quick to yield right of way. I...

This is why I am quick to yield right of way. I don't want to end up in a situation like this. Thanks for telling your story and I'm glad it worked out for you guys.
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 07-28-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By jcarne
Not usually but I think at KCOD it definitely...

Not usually but I think at KCOD it definitely makes sense. Perhaps instead of saying hangars I should say ramp (they are all in the same location at the south side of the airport). It just doesn't...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 07-28-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By jcarne
I said something almost exactly like this to my...

I said something almost exactly like this to my instructor to which he replied "ya but he isn't paying for it" haha probably true.
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 07-28-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By jcarne
Thank you for your perspective on the matters...

Thank you for your perspective on the matters here SPX, it is very valuable.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By jcarne
Looks like that one fits your little one just...

Looks like that one fits your little one just right! Thanks for posting your recommendation! Now I'm off to bed... oh wait I still need to look at the FARS about child seats. lol
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 07-27-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By jcarne
Recent issues with jets

Okay, first if this thread isn't appropriate for these forums can a moderator please let me know and I'll take it elsewhere.

I fly out of KCOD which is Cody Wyoming. This is a pretty hot (by our...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By jcarne
I suspected in ear stuff might not be a big hit,...

I suspected in ear stuff might not be a big hit, thanks for confirming and your recommendations. Luckily I also am flying a plane with pretty nice avionics and I can use the audio panel to isolate...
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-27-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By jcarne
You don't have a flap controller do you? If so...

You don't have a flap controller do you? If so the wiring may be different. I have the flap controller from Aircraft Extras and the POS-12 hooks up to the controller and then it sends an output to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By jcarne
Child headsets/ flying with kids?

Hello, my instructor and I are going to cross country it to pickup the family and I'm having a hard time deciding what to do about my kid and listening to us/ noise protection. He is about 18 months...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-27-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 162,692
Posted By jcarne
Ya a guy could run the engine without the EFIS...

Ya a guy could run the engine without the EFIS but I wouldn't be able to see the RPM. I should have the HDX installed here in a month or so though so no worries there.



Thank you good sir!
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-26-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 162,692
Posted By jcarne
At this point I am ready to move to the hangar...

At this point I am ready to move to the hangar but I'm waiting on signing something with the guy before I move that much money in there. So, I have been doing odds and ends here and there to get as...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-26-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,450
Posted By jcarne
Glad you are safe. Let us know what it turns out...

Glad you are safe. Let us know what it turns out to be.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-25-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,922
Posted By jcarne
Red Lodge is a great little town. I live only a...

Red Lodge is a great little town. I live only a couple hours drive away from there and fly there from time to time. Right at the base of the mountains. Expect a downdraft on approach for 34 if...
Forum: Safety 07-25-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,953
Posted By jcarne
Greg what a story, glad you made it down safely...

Greg what a story, glad you made it down safely and thanks for posting!
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-24-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,241
Posted By jcarne
Looks like it based on KIAS.

Looks like it based on KIAS.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-24-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 987
Posted By jcarne
I use exactly what Mike S posted. Just have go...

I use exactly what Mike S posted. Just have go have the right attachment, you want the deep U attachment.
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-23-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 162,692
Posted By jcarne
More firewall forward stuff completed today. I...

More firewall forward stuff completed today.

I installed the heat shields that I got from Anti-Splat. These things are awesome! Very easy to install. The only problem I had was that the rivets...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-22-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 162,692
Posted By jcarne
As promised the windscreen trim is bonded on with...

As promised the windscreen trim is bonded on with Sika. I have a little edge cleanup to do inside the canopy but the canopy at this point is done!!!!!!!...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-22-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 162,692
Posted By jcarne
Man, I have been slacking with my updates here...

Man, I have been slacking with my updates here the past week. I have lots to show.

Before installing the exhaust I decided to reverse the intended direction of the throttle bracket. It sounds...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-22-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,626
Posted By jcarne
You sir are the man! They must have just got a...

You sir are the man! They must have just got a batch in. Two on order! Thanks for posting or I would have never known they were back in stock here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,107
Posted By jcarne
Okay, thanks for the responses guys. Just the N...

Okay, thanks for the responses guys. Just the N number it is.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,107
Posted By jcarne
One last question. I have included a note/letter...

One last question. I have included a note/letter requesting my reserve N number be assigned but what should I then put in box 1 on 8050-1? I put "please assign reserved N187E" as you can see in the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-22-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,626
Posted By jcarne
Where are you guys finding the new sensors, I...

Where are you guys finding the new sensors, I can't find them in stock to save my life!
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-21-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By jcarne
Ya that length does seem a bit short. Weird...

Ya that length does seem a bit short. Weird because that line has been speced on the -7A for quite awhile. I would avoid the hassle and get you an order in with Tom at TSflightlines or Aircraft...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-20-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By jcarne
Here are a couple of pics of my routing. The...

Here are a couple of pics of my routing. The second one does not have it clamped. The adel clamps hold it up a bit so it won't contact the sump or the mount. I am using the updated nose gear mount...
Forum: RV-10 07-19-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By jcarne
In the unlikely event of an engine fire I sure as...

In the unlikely event of an engine fire I sure as heck wouldn't want an aluminum one in there. I put a stainless one in my -7A.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By jcarne
Thanks everyone for the great responses and...

Thanks everyone for the great responses and recommendations. Many of the usual suppliers are out of stock for some reason.

Most importantly though, I should have reached out to Tom S at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By jcarne
You the man. I am going with steel for added...

You the man. I am going with steel for added strength here. I don't like the idea of aluminum fittings firewall forward.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 735
Posted By jcarne
Anyone purchase AN822 steel fittings lately?

I have had an order for two AN822-8 fittings with Spruce since June 9th! The back-order date keeps getting pushed back and I'm starting to get frustrated. Also not having any luck finding another...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-19-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By jcarne
Thanks everyone for the great response to this...

Thanks everyone for the great response to this question, it helped me big! Pics below.

I have decided to give the method in the pics below a try with some heat shields and Dan's fiberfrax trick...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-17-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By jcarne
Haha funny you mention that Dan, I saw in a...

Haha funny you mention that Dan, I saw in a couple of older threads your disdain for scat tubing. Unfortunately I think I am bound to using it as I will see some pretty low negatives out where I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-17-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By jcarne
It's hard to see in the picture but there is a...

It's hard to see in the picture but there is a slip joint right in the sweet spot on number 3 or else I would have used this spot as you suggest. I can get a different clocking on the heat muff but...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-17-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By jcarne
Ya I have seen that, looks like a cool setup on...

Ya I have seen that, looks like a cool setup on the 14.



Oh how cool, I didn't know AntiSplat made a heat shield, I like how it curves too. I might just order two of these.



Carl that is...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-16-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By jcarne
Question Scat to exhaust clearance?

Holy cow I don't know why I'm having such a hard time finding this information but what are the requirements on clearance from cabin heat scat to exhaust? I will shield it if needed but I'm...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-15-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 162,692
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Larry, not as good as yours though! ...

Thanks Larry, not as good as yours though!



Thanks Dan!



Ya I was surprised to see my post so high.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,107
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the link, apparently I'm just that bad...

Thanks for the link, apparently I'm just that bad at googling things.



Awesome thanks! Did you also send the 8050-88 that the link above lists?

Hope you dodged the tax bullet, but probably...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,107
Posted By jcarne
registration questions

Okay, apparently I'm an idiot with a search tool today.

Is there anything else I need for aircraft registration other than 8050-1, bill of sale from Vans, and the $5 fee?

Also, I know...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,105
Posted By jcarne
I know a lot of people take this stance but I...

I know a lot of people take this stance but I take a different one. I'm a numbers guy and it is part of the fascination for me. My -7A will have about 100k into it and when people get bug eyed at...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-15-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By jcarne
This is in the Van's manual section 5. See the...

This is in the Van's manual section 5. See the pic attached
Forum: RV-14 07-15-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By jcarne
I have also put the part number in the notes area...

I have also put the part number in the notes area while making an order with a note. They included it.
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-14-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 162,692
Posted By jcarne
Windscreen trim is starting to take shape. ...

Windscreen trim is starting to take shape.

After trimming it was time to slather on some micro. You can also see I opted for a somewhat less common trim around the corners. The roll bar blocks...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-14-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 162,692
Posted By jcarne
I always felt like I would never get to this...

I always felt like I would never get to this point, it will come!
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-10-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 162,692
Posted By jcarne
Canopy work continues. After using mass...

Canopy work continues.

After using mass quantities of tape it was time to lay up some fiberglass.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50096936873_2d457124c0_b.jpg...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-10-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the replies guys, and the great pic...

Thanks for the replies guys, and the great pic Dan! Why didn't I think of that?!? Such a simple solution, I was too focused on the filter and not the baffle. I will get a piece bent and installed.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-09-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By jcarne
Question Baffle inlet seal question

As you can see in the pic below I have a little gap between the air filter and the inlet baffle seal. How would you guys address this? Is it even necessary or will the air pressure seal it up? I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-08-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,020
Posted By jcarne
Larry, I trimmed the flange off of the rib. In...

Larry, I trimmed the flange off of the rib. In my mind the hinge and wing are stronger than the rib anyways. It came out pretty sturdy.
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-07-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 162,692
Posted By jcarne
Windscreen is glued on, now we wait. Mask it...

Windscreen is glued on, now we wait.

Mask it like crazy.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50086716561_2af77acab3_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jiZvQD)20200705_162419 (https://flic.kr/p/2jiZvQD)...
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