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Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-28-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,384
Posted By snoop9erdog
Skinwalker Ranch

Vlad,

Exists a Ranch in NE Utah dubbed the Skinwalker Ranch not too far from you. Google it. Intriguing to say the least. Pretty sure it?s not on the UDOT list, but would make for a beautiful fly...
Forum: RV-14 03-11-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,072
Posted By snoop9erdog
Jake send me some pics of your mod if you can. ...

Jake send me some pics of your mod if you can.

Thx
Forum: Fiberglass 02-22-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,310
Posted By snoop9erdog
Aft skirt

Thx Larry and my Oregon friend for the tips. Great info.

I have 2 yards of the 9 oz/yard and both BID and UNI Rutan fabrics from spruce, but I don’t have carbon fiber. I had planned on just using...
Forum: Fiberglass 02-22-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,310
Posted By snoop9erdog
For you fiberglass gurus

I?m in the process of laying up layers on the slider Rv9 aft skirt. I?ve prepped the area and closed the gap between the canopy and the aft skin with poster board with packing tape for easy release....
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-22-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,553
Posted By snoop9erdog
Sorry for your loss Allan. Hang in there prayers...

Sorry for your loss Allan. Hang in there prayers headed your way.
Forum: Fiberglass 02-08-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,086
Posted By snoop9erdog
1/8? wide tape

Hi all. I?ve followed a few people whom have used that thin tape for your perimeter shapes because you can radius it tight,etc. I checked Lowe?s doesn?t have it and not even our local sherwin...
Forum: Interiors 10-20-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 997
Posted By snoop9erdog
Lemke

I am currently getting a full interior package done from Robert Lemke
out of Germany and he is excellent to work with. I know he has already done sheepskin for others. email him at...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-20-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By snoop9erdog
Very Nice

Steve,

That was stunning scenery and a very nicely made video. Great job!

If you don't mind me asking, what cameras are you using and what video editing software are you using or recommend?

Thx
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-11-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By snoop9erdog
PM me with your email Tom and I'd be glad to...

PM me with your email Tom and I'd be glad to share photos of what I did. I don't have the portion from the servo to the sub panel done yet but planned to run through the Van's designed center hole...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,788
Posted By snoop9erdog
Wing Mount

Can this bracket be utilized in the wing with the GMU-11?
Forum: Reviews 07-16-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By snoop9erdog
Much truth to what you said Mark.......but maybe...

Much truth to what you said Mark.......but maybe they are turning over a new leaf.
Forum: Reviews 07-16-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By snoop9erdog
Happy to report that Todd from Princeton sent me...

Happy to report that Todd from Princeton sent me an email very quickly and I should have them soon. Impressed.
Forum: Reviews 07-16-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By snoop9erdog
Princeton Electronics

Has anybody recently dealt with Princeton? I ordered two of their capacitance converters early this month. I sent them an email recently and their voice mail is full so I can't leave a message. ...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-26-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,204
Posted By snoop9erdog
The space between the panel and the sub......the...

The space between the panel and the sub......the sub to the firewall seems to be about the same distance/length
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-26-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,601
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thx Geoff....exactly what I was looking for

Thx Geoff....exactly what I was looking for
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-26-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,204
Posted By snoop9erdog
I mounted my GTX45R(tray removable with...

I mounted my GTX45R(tray removable with nutplates) behind the right sub panel (vertical rectangular opening in the sub panel) along side the right rib. That way all I need to do is remove the 460...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-26-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,601
Posted By snoop9erdog
What is the best place to purchase these...

What is the best place to purchase these antennas? I also follow Bruce's site. It's excellent. Thx Bruce for the thorough documentation of your 9 build!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 18,588
Posted By snoop9erdog
I initially was going 9A, but didn't like the...

I initially was going 9A, but didn't like the delicate nose gear design. So I switched to a tail wheel configuration. Plus I have always wanted to learn the skill.

After Bill Repucci let me...
Forum: Painting your RV 06-20-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,223
Posted By snoop9erdog
What is your process...or the preferred process...

What is your process...or the preferred process for cleaning the aluminum prior to a vinyl application? Did you use the cutting tape for your edges where it butts up to a boundary or paint?

What...
Forum: International 06-05-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,135
Posted By snoop9erdog
I just got back from Brazil a month ago and while...

I just got back from Brazil a month ago and while I absolutely love the brasileiros, (eu te amo) and their culture, and I plan to go back often.....someday with the RV island hopping down to South...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,812
Posted By snoop9erdog
Steve G3Xexpert got with me and got me squared...

Steve G3Xexpert got with me and got me squared away.

If it helps anyone....most transducers are powered by the GEA24, however the manual calls for the higher power hogs such as the Princeton to be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,812
Posted By snoop9erdog
Capacitive Senders with G3X and wiring

For those of you using a g3X and needing capacitive fuel senders, did you go with the Princeton or another model of sender? The manual calls out Skysports or Westach also.

The wiring diarams of...
Forum: Interiors 06-02-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,821
Posted By snoop9erdog
Keith I?ve got one on order too. Heard nothing...

Keith I?ve got one on order too. Heard nothing but good things on the interior package. I?m about 16 weeks out for delivery.

Robert is very easy to work with. The hardest and most difficult part...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,488
Posted By snoop9erdog
An Adam A500 entered!...nice. I worked on those...

An Adam A500 entered!...nice. I worked on those in a previous life. Curious as to how many are still flying today.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,488
Posted By snoop9erdog
Woohooo......nice results. I actually see a 9 in...

Woohooo......nice results. I actually see a 9 in there.....
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-21-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,360
Posted By snoop9erdog
How is the clown 9 doing Al? Sounds like you are...

How is the clown 9 doing Al? Sounds like you are enjoying it. If I recall, Bill R gave you some 9 time? I'm hoping to get a little as well as I'm headed to SC in early June. He gave me a good...
Forum: International 05-15-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By snoop9erdog
GFB, Interesting that you posted this as one of...

GFB,

Interesting that you posted this as one of by bucket lists is to hop the islands down the Bahamas and tour Brazil for a month. So I will be all ears on the responses as far as trip...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-15-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,653
Posted By snoop9erdog
Bavafa, Why not just eliminate the pass thru...

Bavafa,

Why not just eliminate the pass thru function of the TCW rather than place a relay? Or would it have been better to wire like that (eliminate passthru) in the first place? Asking because...
Forum: Florida (South) 05-13-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,047
Posted By snoop9erdog
User name MarkW is in FL and he has a sweet...

User name MarkW is in FL and he has a sweet 9.....maybe could check it out and look him up
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 05-13-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,641
Posted By snoop9erdog
Very cool Greg. Way to utilize that ticket. I...

Very cool Greg. Way to utilize that ticket. I plan on doing the same and getting IFR current again too. It might be with foggles. Hard to get those conditions here in the Southwest though.
Forum: Florida (South) 05-13-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,047
Posted By snoop9erdog
Your mission sounds a lot like mine. Not too...

Your mission sounds a lot like mine. Not too interested in aerobatics anymore but want to get from A to B quickly....and if not power back and go low and slow.

Either the 7 or 9 will give you that....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-13-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 28,372
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thx for the info Dave. Besides the PFD 460, GSU...

Thx for the info Dave. Besides the PFD 460, GSU 25, and GEA24.....I'm contemplating placing my GTN 625 and GAD 29 on the IBBS as well. But I also want the IBBS to be a separate system. I'm not...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-12-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 28,372
Posted By snoop9erdog
Dave, I?m curious, with no backup power pin on...

Dave,
I?m curious, with no backup power pin on the GTN, how did you connect the GTN to the IBBS? Did you use TCW?s wiring and utilize the passthru?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,921
Posted By snoop9erdog
Seat back Height

Dmat.....would you go with extended normal height or the shorter height seats then?
Forum: Safety 05-08-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,353
Posted By snoop9erdog
Solution

I have the Solution:

You and your wife fly to Portland and schedule a Rv14 flight...or in any of the other models. Let her see how docile (yet great X country birds) and total performance they...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-23-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,593
Posted By snoop9erdog
Here is my plan and simple architecture I tend...

Here is my plan and simple architecture

I tend to agree with the outdated e-buss architecture for the modern day EFIS systems: For a dual screen G3X System with CB's to pull and shut down...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-22-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By snoop9erdog
send me your email and I will send you my...

send me your email and I will send you my subpanel rib modification photos for the G3x......
Forum: RV-14 04-18-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,787
Posted By snoop9erdog
I'm planning on Pitot in the left wing,...

I'm planning on Pitot in the left wing, Magnetometer right wing (don't want it in the bag because I'm going tailwheel and don't want unnecessary weight aft CG).

But even then.....My magnetometer...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-12-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,006
Posted By snoop9erdog
Hi Bill, Great annual inspection feedback I...

Hi Bill,

Great annual inspection feedback

I will be in Lyman, SC on business the early part of week of June 10th and would love to swing by and get your .02 on Pmags and your EI Commander.....as...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-31-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,098
Posted By snoop9erdog
I'm not flying yet Bill......but what if the...

I'm not flying yet Bill......but what if the pedals are vertical but you have rudder pedal extensions?? Good to go? If not, when you say slightly forward, what is slightly...I would imagine this...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-31-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,100
Posted By snoop9erdog
Well said

Right on Mr. Walt. I came to the conclusion that a single battery, single Alternator, a single switch backup TCW IBBS (8 amps for an hour +) to run my efis and associated navigation, plus a G5...
Forum: Autopilots 03-08-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,003
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thanks for the help Steve. I?m planning on...

Thanks for the help Steve. I?m planning on purchasing the 507 and wiring into the CAN Bus system. Good stuff
Forum: Autopilots 03-07-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,003
Posted By snoop9erdog
Steve, The GTR200B has 2 aux audio...

Steve,

The GTR200B has 2 aux audio inputs........1 will go to the GDU 460 and the other to the 507. But what about if I have a second scree GDU 460 MFD? So in other words I won't need to use that...
Forum: Autopilots 03-07-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,003
Posted By snoop9erdog
Sonalert

G3x Expert,

I noticed that on the GMC 507 to G5 Interconnect Dwg 190-02072-01 it calls for on pin 5 a Sonalert Active Low. I will not have a audio Panel GMA 245...only a GTR200B.

What is the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-13-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,797
Posted By snoop9erdog
Wow! Excellent scheme. Did you design yourself...

Wow! Excellent scheme. Did you design yourself or have someone do it?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-13-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,257
Posted By snoop9erdog
True

Without doubt Carl. Can't go wrong. Heading back to the shop......


With Similar setups as far as engine HP & Prop....would be interesting to compare time to get to 17,500. Difference probably...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-13-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,257
Posted By snoop9erdog
17K

Apparently the Roncz airfoil wing likes 17,000 feet. Nice!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,601
Posted By snoop9erdog
Congrats Doug....job well done. Whats next? ...

Congrats Doug....job well done. Whats next? Multi?
Forum: COMM 02-02-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By snoop9erdog
Steve, Do your comments above apply even if I...

Steve,

Do your comments above apply even if I plan to utilize an external GDL 51R for XM to both 460 screens?
Forum: COMM 02-02-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By snoop9erdog
Talking Perfect. Thank You Steve. Even on a Saturday.

Perfect. Thank You Steve. Even on a Saturday.
Forum: COMM 02-02-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By snoop9erdog
Also meant to state that I'm not using a GMA 245...

Also meant to state that I'm not using a GMA 245 Audio in the Installation. Only the GTR 200B
Forum: COMM 02-02-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By snoop9erdog
Wiring a single GTR 200B to two 460's

Trying to clarify my confusion....

Wiring One (1) Comm to two 10" screens.

If I wire up my only comm (GTR200B) per the G3x Installation manual page 29-3 Rev AE, "Single GTR20/GDU 460 Interconnect...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-01-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,876
Posted By snoop9erdog
I have a GTN 625.....so no comm. Specs say it...

I have a GTN 625.....so no comm. Specs say it uses 1.8 amps.....max 2.8 (but I believe that applies to the 650 as well)

I'll only have one GTR200B for my comm. If i'm in the soup shooting an...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-31-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,876
Posted By snoop9erdog
I agree. Great comments Shane and Jeff. A G5...

I agree. Great comments Shane and Jeff. A G5 with it's own backup battery is in the plan as well.

I'll likely take the gtr200 off and have a handheld comm for backup. The autopilot would be nice...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-31-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,876
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thx Mark. Love your 9. Have you been...

Thx Mark. Love your 9.

Have you been satisfied with the TCW battery? It senses main battery voltage and then kicks on, correct?

Do you do as the manual says....power up everything first and...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-31-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,876
Posted By snoop9erdog
What's on your TCW IBBS Backup Battery?

What makes sense and what is too much?

TCW 6AH= 8A Max Continuous all outputs and 12a Peak Transient

When considering the load analysis:

Both 10" screens, GEA24, GSU 25, GTN 625, GAD 29, &...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-02-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,028
Posted By snoop9erdog
Sent a PM to you Chris

Sent a PM to you Chris
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,431
Posted By snoop9erdog
Ditto that. I guess I'll need to do the same. ...

Ditto that. I guess I'll need to do the same. What have others done with the connector kit of the GMU11?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-23-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,877
Posted By snoop9erdog
Walt. Do you have any photos of the center stack...

Walt. Do you have any photos of the center stack radios and how the racks are supported through the center and on the back side? Thx
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-17-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By snoop9erdog
I've been contemplating whether to go 796 for the...

I've been contemplating whether to go 796 for the passenger screen vs. another 10" G3X screen. Other than for the passenger, I'm thinking a second 10" may be overkill....even for IFR. However,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-12-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By snoop9erdog
Touch the flight plan page then select external...

Touch the flight plan page then select external NAV box to switch to your GTN external navigator. I believe there are a nmber of ways to do it. One other is to touch the HSI, then the option to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,993
Posted By snoop9erdog
Now the Million Dollar Question

Ok so it seems that this may be something to consider if building a 9 and potentially with other models?

What are other 9 drivers seeing? Seeing the same thing and effect at cruise along with trim...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-26-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,750
Posted By snoop9erdog
Which Transponder

Thx Steve for that input. One more question on which transponder makes most sense with the 52/R then:

The way I see it is if I go with a GDL 52 it takes care of ADS B "In" & XM to multiple screens,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-24-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,750
Posted By snoop9erdog
Steve

Steve I have a couple questions regarding this setup (460 landscape, GTN 625 in center stack, Aera 660 on passenger side for IFR charts and backup gps) as I am considering it:

Should the optimal...
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