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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-11-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By MS19087
Get the best of both worlds

McFarlane makes a vernier-assist throttle cable. It is great. Acts like a normal push pull BUT also allows for fine tuning. Had it on my -9A and planning one for my -14A.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By MS19087
Thanks Justin

Much appreciated.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By MS19087
Thanks - thats a start

That's a start - Thanks!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By MS19087
Power consumption for Garmin Avionics

Working on my electrical design. I am wanting to find out the typical current draw of several avionics units. I can't readily find these figures doing a search. I am looking for the following...
Forum: Autopilots 08-12-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By MS19087
Thank you!

That was pretty much my assumption - thanks for confirmation!!
Forum: Autopilots 08-12-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By MS19087
Question: Garmin anti-over center bracket

I'm installing Garmin servos in my RV-14. I am using Vans install kits, materials and instructions, etc. One question - the servos as supplied by Garmin include a bracket that I believe is to be...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-03-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By MS19087
Excellent Brett

Very nice video. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By MS19087
Wonderful

We need more youth pilots. Great job.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-26-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By MS19087
DONT DIMPLE HINGE

I did that once. The first one or two look ok but by the time you do them all it ends up curved and way distorted and unusable. Countersink in the only option here. It will save you from ordering new...
Forum: RV-14 07-24-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,428
Posted By MS19087
Thanks Greg - this is interesting. So you are...

Thanks Greg - this is interesting. So you are saying that the INDUCTION side could potentially be retrofitted to an existing 390A swapping out intake tubes, cold air sump, servo, etc. . . would the...
Forum: RV-14 07-23-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,428
Posted By MS19087
Vans Engine Pricing

Check out this link - looks like $5.7K over standard 390A.

https://www.vansaircraft.com/2020/07/lycoming-special-for-vans-customers-eaa-spirit-of-aviation-week/
Forum: RV-14 07-22-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,428
Posted By MS19087
Any of this adaptable to existing 390A

Thanks for the update Greg. I suppose that these improvements canít be bolted on to existing 390A installations on RV-14s. For example, could the new exhaust and exit ramp be used? How about the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-22-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,349
Posted By MS19087
Heat muff?

Did they mask off the area where the heat muff sits? Is this an internal and external process? Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By MS19087
Talking Time to move!

I think you need to move. I hate snakes, bats and rats!
Forum: Tools 07-18-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By MS19087
Thanks

Iíll try all of these remedies and report back.
Forum: Tools 07-17-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By MS19087
My NUTMATX crapped out today

Been working great for the last year. Today it squeezed and would not release. Had to disconnect air line for it to release. Then if I connected airline again it would squeeze with out stepping on...
Forum: RV-10 07-10-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By MS19087
Fixed

I fixed the link!
Forum: RV-10 07-10-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,663
Posted By MS19087
Installed on my -14A

I have a QB fuselage - I am still in the build process - however i installed these as one of the first items i worked on with my QB. They have allowed me to do lots of work MUCH easier. ...
Forum: RV-14 07-03-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,398
Posted By MS19087
Slightly different approach

I purchased the brackets that would normally be used to mount the AeroLED lamps. I attached the combo to this bracket and used the two AN3 bolts on the fixed bracket to mount the assembly. This does...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,154
Posted By MS19087
Very cool guys

Rob - we miss you on the east coast! Very nice work!
Forum: Tools 06-25-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,652
Posted By MS19087
Might you be using a substrate die?

Cleaveland sells a substrate did which I use all of the time. It is to be used to dimple substrate structures like ribs or nested skin overlaps. Looks like you could be using that by mistake. It will...
Forum: RV-14 06-15-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,460
Posted By MS19087
Hi Darwin. Do you have any photos? Thanks

Hi Darwin. Do you have any photos?
Thanks
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By MS19087
Thanks

I realized the issue was that when I printed out the template from the JD Air website that my printer scaled it to 90%. I have now gone back and printed it full size and the dimensions match up...
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By MS19087
NEW STYLE JD AIR LATCH - anyone have a template?

Went to make the skin cuts yesterday and realized the template on JD AIR website is dated 2011 and was for the old design. Trying to get an updated template so I can make accurate cuts. Anyone have...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-21-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,087
Posted By MS19087
BB-TB?? Not BB-TBC

Is the same box available for the ETX680?
Forum: RV-14 05-18-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By MS19087
Thanks Brian

Good to know!
Forum: RV-14 05-18-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By MS19087
Butyrate is the material

I quick call into Vans confirmed the material is Butyrate - Now I need to research how (if possible) to remove minor surface scratches . . .
Forum: RV-14 05-18-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By MS19087
Is this lens made of POLYCARBONATE?

Is this lens made of POLYCARBONATE? If so, Novus #3 is not recommended.
Comments?
Forum: RV-14 05-17-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By MS19087
Thanks Carl

I have these at the hangar!
Forum: RV-14 05-17-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By MS19087
VA193 Wingtip Lens - scratch removal

So these new lenses aren?t Lexan like my old RV9 had. They are a softer plastic. Very sensitive to chemicals too. I have a small scratch I?d like to remove. Any suggestions on correct...
Forum: Reviews 05-16-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,735
Posted By MS19087
Me too

Paul was great to deal with! Nice products
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-13-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By MS19087
Search

Do a search . . . bullojm1 did a nice write up.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-13-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By MS19087
Just finished mine on my RV-14

They came out great - really not a lot more effort than the screws i did on my 9.

Mike's guidance was very helpful . . .
Forum: GPS 04-29-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,932
Posted By MS19087
XM Weather

Will this unit support an XM WX subscription?
Forum: RV-14 04-19-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,407
Posted By MS19087
Anyway we can get a sneak peek at what these look...

Anyway we can get a sneak peek at what these look like?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,164
Posted By MS19087
Congrats Doug

As a small business owner i applaud your success (food on the table, college tuition, a little bit of avgas!) and dedication to this community . . .
Forum: RV-14 04-05-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By MS19087
Just did this yesterday

My QB Wasn?t countersunk. No problem. Just countersink and move on.
Forum: GPS 03-31-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,855
Posted By MS19087
g3xpert question . . . Future feature?

g3xpert . . .
Will this be a future feature? It is very useful - had it on my previous 796 and loved it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By MS19087
You need to call them

Or email Andy. andy.fackrell@ciescorp.com with your Van’s specific requests.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By MS19087
Belts and suspenders

On my -14 I used the gasket provided. They use this on all of their Cirrus installations. However I did proseal the perimeter and all of the screws. I?m a long way from flying. I think it is sealed...
Forum: Tools 03-25-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By MS19087
Never really teased well from new

I did exchange emails with Sioux tech support today. Their suggestion:

Try the following;
Before using the tool to install rivets again, squirt some WD40 in the inlet bushing, attach your airline...
Forum: Tools 03-25-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By MS19087
Oil and pressure

I have an in-line oiling reservoir on my regulator. If anything perhaps it got too much oil. I will try bumping pressure to 40. Still plan on talking to Sioux. Thanks for you input.
Forum: Tools 03-24-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By MS19087
Sioux 3x gun won?t tease

I?ll be placing a call to Sioux but has anyone had any experience with my issue. Gun has only been used 6 months and having difficulty getting it to tease when I lightly pull trigger. For -3 rivets I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-14-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 957
Posted By MS19087
Wow

Wow. Really amazing piloting. Bravo.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,116
Posted By MS19087
My experience

Hi Tom. You may recall I had 3 different props on my -9A. When you flew with me I had a WW ground adjustable. I really liked that prop. Great performance and no issues with rain, CG, etc. I started...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 899
Posted By MS19087
Great tool

I also donated. Thanks for keep this alive.
Forum: Tools 02-21-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,129
Posted By MS19087
Exactly what Mike said

Very simple and acceptable.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-06-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,473
Posted By MS19087
Missing you back East!

Vlad - we are missing you back east! Agreed - from Bayonne to Utah! Great job following your "True North" my friend!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By MS19087
GY Flight Customs III

For a little less money and weight the GY FCIII are an excellent tire . . .
Forum: Safety 01-07-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,857
Posted By MS19087
PROTENG

Check this out. I’m considering it for my new build.

Www.proteng.com

It is currently installed on EAA’s RV-6.
Forum: Painting your RV 12-17-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,061
Posted By MS19087
Primer only

I am using Eastwood (DTM) direct to metal Epoxy primer. Working out very well. Goes on nicely even with a cheap HVLP sprayer. I use PreKote etch first, then let dry and then primer. Ready to...
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By MS19087
What are you drilling?

There are already holes that you only need to open up.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,730
Posted By MS19087
So sorry

So sorry for your loss. Wishing you my sincere condolences.
Forum: RV-14 12-07-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,392
Posted By MS19087
Check you PRIVATE MESSAGES

I?m building a -14A at Brandywine. Stop on by.
Forum: Tools 12-05-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,026
Posted By MS19087
Mine

On mine:

3/32: 44 psi
1/8: 78 psi

I love this tool! Just be careful not to accidentally step on the switch :o
Forum: Safety 12-05-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,578
Posted By MS19087
Heavy Duty Version?

FYI . . . The one pictured installed on EAA's RV-6A shows it installed on or near the engine mount - not inside the baffled area on top the cylinders.

From their website - they talk about an HD...
Forum: Safety 12-05-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,578
Posted By MS19087
Question PROTENG Fire supression system

This month's EAA magazine had and advert in the back for this fire suppression product. They claim they are installed on some certified planes and on EAAs RV-6A aircraft. Very interesting product...
Forum: RV-14 12-03-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,925
Posted By MS19087
Thanks for this info

Tim - Thanks for this information. I was planning to use the B&C alternator. Perhaps if enough of us reach out to them they will address this issue. Its always something . . .
Forum: RV-10 11-04-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,291
Posted By MS19087
C-section was next option!

"C" for cutting down walls. Good job!
Forum: RV-14 11-02-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,033
Posted By MS19087
Decisions...

Wow, not inexpensive! Compare this to the new 300 series Whirlwind at $12,500. Not sure if I can justify the $$ difference.
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,033
Posted By MS19087
Vans still evaluating

Last I heard was that Van's engineering was still looking at it . . . i'd like to hear more on this . . .
Forum: Reviews 10-22-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,612
Posted By MS19087
Yes this would be nice. I haven?t installed mine...

Yes this would be nice. I haven?t installed mine yet but was also thinking about a lock option.
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