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Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-04-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By BCP Boys
Anyone else having issues ?

I'm a big fan of Garmin and the Garmin Team. These folks are some of the best in the business. Unfortunately it seems like the last couple of software releases have had some corky issues. I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-27-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By BCP Boys
Wyze Cam

For the money, there is no better camera than Wyze. I have several around the house, at the hangar and if I were building, I would certainly use one. You won't be sorry.
Forum: ADS-B 06-26-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By BCP Boys
For those who are using the GTX23 for ADSB out,...

For those who are using the GTX23 for ADSB out, what are you using for your certified position?
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-24-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,954
Posted By BCP Boys
I don't have fly an RV8 so I'm not speaking from...

I don't have fly an RV8 so I'm not speaking from experience but watching your video I couldn't help but think to myself that in a real emergency when your heart's pumping and you are trying to get to...
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,431
Posted By BCP Boys
So Sad

My heart and prayers go out to the family. I try to never make a public comment (or private in many cases) about an accident that I have no first hand knowledge of.

With that said, checklists are...
Forum: ADS-B 06-17-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,679
Posted By BCP Boys
Latency

Since there are so many examples of this happening, on so many different platforms, I'm wondering if this could possibly be a network latency issue between the ground station submitting the new...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-16-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,647
Posted By BCP Boys
seems like it would be good thing to carry on a...

seems like it would be good thing to carry on a hot summer day. I have a Canopy cover but its too much to take out and cover the canopy, snap it in place when I'm just visiting a friend at a nearby...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-05-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,703
Posted By BCP Boys
Doug, you need to make sure the "Out" from our...

Doug, you need to make sure the "Out" from our GPS device matches the "In" on the AV30. I had an issue on mine trying to get the AV30 recognize data from Garmin 660 until I matched up the serial...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,112
Posted By BCP Boys
I noticed you have 200 for the engine on the...

I noticed you have 200 for the engine on the RV-7s. Is this more common than the 180 for the -7s? Just wondering, not trying to correct you or question your sheet, just wondering if there are more...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-22-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,703
Posted By BCP Boys
works perfect

I've had mine since January in my SuperCub and it works flawlessly and I love it. Absolutely no problems.
Forum: RV-14 05-19-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,729
Posted By BCP Boys
Scott, There are some good points made here as...

Scott,
There are some good points made here as outlined by Mehrdad. This subject is like one of those religious discussions and you are never going to get a unbiased answer. It truly is a personal...
Forum: Formation Flying 05-17-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By BCP Boys
Awesome

These will never get old . Thank you guys for this for all these different communities around Georgia. Not only are you touching the first responder's hearts with this great gesture but you are...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-29-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,091
Posted By BCP Boys
I'm not picking at you but don't you do at least...

I'm not picking at you but don't you do at least a quick pre-flight before the next flight?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By BCP Boys
John, I?m out of Calhoun, Ga. and fly a -7 as...

John,
I?m out of Calhoun, Ga. and fly a -7 as well. I have a CFI friend that may be open to help you.

Feel free to PM me if you like.

Amir
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By BCP Boys
Peter, What you are missing in an SL40 tray is...

Peter,
What you are missing in an SL40 tray is the connector for the SL30 Nav. I did the opposite thing several years ago (took a SL-30 out and put in a SL40) and kept the connector after I re-did...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 04-18-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 166,002
Posted By BCP Boys
Rans

Although the Rans S-21 has been very popular, if Vans came out with something similar, high wing - STOL - Lands/Take off around 35 and cruises at 135 or higher, it would absolutely eat up the Rans...
Forum: Propellers 04-13-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,355
Posted By BCP Boys
Faster Delivery times!!!

That is great news. I absolutely love my prop and encourage anyone interested in moving from FP to CS to look at these.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By BCP Boys
YES, GOD IS GREAT

Thank you so much for the update Smokey. Be safe my friend.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-27-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,605
Posted By BCP Boys
You have plenty of proof here but it sounds like...

You have plenty of proof here but it sounds like your CFI should do his/her research before making a broad statement. When I started flying back in 1997, I clearly remember my CFI telling me how...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-23-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,326
Posted By BCP Boys
My understanding is that you cannot use position...

My understanding is that you cannot use position source from any portable device, WAAS or not. I would love someone to find a loop hole and prove me wrong because I would like to that in another...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,600
Posted By BCP Boys
Doug, Thank you for sharing this wonderful news...

Doug,
Thank you for sharing this wonderful news with us.

Congrats to Audrey and both families.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,366
Posted By BCP Boys
David, they are an excellent product. i'm not...

David, they are an excellent product. i'm not sure they were meant to be used for all applications that zip ties are used for but I'm sure you can use them that way, it will just be expensive. The...
Forum: Engine Monitors 03-20-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,738
Posted By BCP Boys
Hard to beat G3X or Dynon

The problem that you are going to run into is all the other Engine monitoring companies cost too much because generally they are for the certified market. Sure, there are a few companies that use...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,950
Posted By BCP Boys
Thank you Vic

Vic,
I wanted to say thank you for doing a great job on the inspection of our RV-10. You found at least 4 of the above mentioned items on our RV-10 and we were happy to fix them. The new buyer is...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-05-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,365
Posted By BCP Boys
Wow! only $10,000? You got away cheap? Multiply...

Wow! only $10,000? You got away cheap? Multiply that by 3 or 4 and you have what I paid or what Bill paid for the above panel :D:eek: But yes, Stein is a great guy and his staff are all just as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By BCP Boys
I'm sooo confused...

I'm sooo confused :eek::eek::eek::confused::confused::confused: - I've never heard of anyone going from a C/S to Fixed. Very Interesting :D
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-03-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,995
Posted By BCP Boys
I thought they were bullet proof too... but there...

I thought they were bullet proof too... but there seems to be so many failures posted just here on VAF. I can't imagine how many more there are. I will say that they new batteries are rated at 170...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-03-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,995
Posted By BCP Boys
Although, my batteries have not failed, it's been...

Although, my batteries have not failed, it's been 4 years and I just did a conditional on the plane so I was thinking that it would be best to replace before they go bad. I bought 2 APEX batteries...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By BCP Boys
TS Fightlines

Call Tom at TS flight lines. You won?t regret it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,390
Posted By BCP Boys
How much do you want to or can you spend? This...

How much do you want to or can you spend? This is a personal question that you only need to answer to yourself, but that's the first thing Stein is going to ask you. Just to throw some numbers at...
Forum: Safety 02-20-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,630
Posted By BCP Boys
Glad there was only minor injury. Planes can be...

Glad there was only minor injury. Planes can be replaced... life cannot.
Forum: Tools 02-18-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,987
Posted By BCP Boys
thank you for the response. I literally ordered...

thank you for the response. I literally ordered the set from ACS about 2 hours before your post. :rolleyes:. Thanks anyway. It's all good. Will have it for the next person that may need one here...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-18-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By BCP Boys
Oh that is a beautiful spot !!! I completely...

Oh that is a beautiful spot !!! I completely forgot about that event so thank you for reminding me. I can't pull off a half marathon but the 5K is fun and a great reason to be in the mountains. We...
Forum: Job Board 02-16-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,899
Posted By BCP Boys
Awesome !

Doug, that sounds really gig. Congrats to you sir.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,351
Posted By BCP Boys
This is just horrible. Even worse that it?s one...

This is just horrible. Even worse that it?s one of our local airports here in North Georgia.
Forum: ADS-B 02-10-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,324
Posted By BCP Boys
If you see your own plane while flying, that is...

If you see your own plane while flying, that is typically called ghosting (I think) and it will drive you crazy because if you have Traffic Alerts On, it will scream at you constantly telling you...
Forum: Tools 02-08-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,987
Posted By BCP Boys
Want to borrow - Paint cutter for painted screws

I need a screw paint cutter to cut around the screws on 1 panel. It has eight #8 screws and four #6 screws. The cutter costs about $25 each and then an arbor is another $25. I was hoping I could...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-06-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,725
Posted By BCP Boys
I did this conversion this past summer just after...

I did this conversion this past summer just after Mark ( he actually helped me with some questions) and absolutely love it. I flew my RV-7 for 5 1/2 years with a wood prop and loved the performance...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,183
Posted By BCP Boys
Sam, that's exactly what I was thinking !!!!...

Sam, that's exactly what I was thinking !!!! :eek::eek::eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By BCP Boys
Mark, This was a bit of challenge for me when I...

Mark,
This was a bit of challenge for me when I retro-fit from old to G3X touch w/AP system. What I found was that the GSA 28 has to provide power to the Trim servo motor. From the deck power...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-02-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,205
Posted By BCP Boys
Nice one. when are we going to see a video of the...

Nice one. when are we going to see a video of the "cub"? Figured with a name like SuprCubDriver we should at least see a short video :D.

Also, that is one clean Belly :p . But seriously, very...
Forum: Propellers 01-31-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By BCP Boys
This could be done simply by advertising your...

This could be done simply by advertising your prop, priced in the following ways:

As -Is = $X ----- Let the buyer decide if it's good enough and educate them on expected overhaul price of $Y -
$Z...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-30-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,010
Posted By BCP Boys
Ryan, I did how you described above by just using...

Ryan, I did how you described above by just using the #4 ring terminals and have not had any issues that I know of. I just used the aircraft quality terminals that you buy from places like ACS or...
Forum: GPS 01-29-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,238
Posted By BCP Boys
Minimize stacked window for Com?

Justin/G3X Team
Is there a way or upcoming update that will allow us to have the Minimized version for the Com radio as well or at least for 1 side. I'm thinking because of the limited space on the...
Forum: GPS 01-27-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By BCP Boys
Oh there are several other ways to do this. I...

Oh there are several other ways to do this. I recommend downloading the GTN simulator App and learning it a bit more on the ground. i will try to answer your question and I'm sure someone will...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-24-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,602
Posted By BCP Boys
John, I don?t think you?ll need to keep it on for...

John, I don?t think you?ll need to keep it on for that long. I live in N. Georgia, so similar temps as you, and just did this on my RV7 last week. I turned on the heater for only about 45 minutes...
Forum: GPS 01-23-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,424
Posted By BCP Boys
Not exactly what you are describing but for the...

Not exactly what you are describing but for the money, if you have a large EFIS like the G3X, the GPS 175 is a heck of a good deal
Forum: RV-14 01-23-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,104
Posted By BCP Boys
Got it, that in itself is a great reason :D

Got it, that in itself is a great reason :D
Forum: RV-14 01-23-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,104
Posted By BCP Boys
Not to change the subject but why are you putting...

Not to change the subject but why are you putting a GMU 22 in your RV14 and not a GMU 11? I know RV14s are fast but not fast enough that they require a GMU 22 instead of an 11 and since no one has...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-22-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,873
Posted By BCP Boys
Paul, Once you start talking about autopilot,...

Paul,
Once you start talking about autopilot, and consideration of VFR flight into IMC then and how much safety you want for that, then the conversation changes drastically. An autopilot needs...
Forum: Reviews 01-19-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,642
Posted By BCP Boys
The Best

Tom is not only a great guys, his work is hands down the best. On top of all that he has a big heart and always willing to go the extra mile.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-15-2020, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By BCP Boys
EJ, I will let Mike "officially" welcome you but...

EJ, I will let Mike "officially" welcome you but welcome :D .
In regards to a GPU receptacle I've seen several options on the forums from the old Cessna type plug that is very heavy duty, to simply...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-14-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By BCP Boys
Yes I stand corrected. Thank you for correcting...

Yes I stand corrected. Thank you for correcting me Walt. i guess I was thinking of the GTX-345R and was thinking the GTX45R would have the same feature.
Forum: Reviews 01-14-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,765
Posted By BCP Boys
I would encourage you to do some more research on...

I would encourage you to do some more research on leaving the heater on or plugged in all the time during the winter. There are plenty of folks here on the forums that have had experience with that....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-14-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 674
Posted By BCP Boys
Not only can you change the frequencies from the...

Not only can you change the frequencies from the G3X, you can also send a frequency to the standby slot on either radio from the G3X when you are in the Airport information/frequencies page. For...
Forum: RV-14 01-11-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,840
Posted By BCP Boys
Dennis, how many hours were on the prop when you...

Dennis, how many hours were on the prop when you had it rebuilt? I've been told by several RV200 owners that they have only inspected the prop and it has worked flawlessly to past 1000 hours and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,474
Posted By BCP Boys
Funny as heck and True. It's nice to build a...

Funny as heck and True. It's nice to build a light plane but so many focus on buying things that are a few pounds lighter (a battery for example) to save on overall weight and never give a thought...
Forum: GPS 01-08-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,424
Posted By BCP Boys
Nice

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,211
Posted By BCP Boys
The seller whom I purchased my RV-7 from exactly...

The seller whom I purchased my RV-7 from exactly 6 years ago had the same experience, thankfully for me it was still available because of that. I called him 2 days after it was posted on...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-24-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,528
Posted By BCP Boys
Please buy both Dynon and GRT. Competition is...

Please buy both Dynon and GRT. Competition is great and if it wasn't for all the great folks buying Dynon and GRT, I wouldn't be able to buy my Garmin avionics at these prices. If no one bought the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,818
Posted By BCP Boys
Glad you found that there was an issue in the...

Glad you found that there was an issue in the harness. I know the weather around the Southeast has bee **** for the past 2 days. I'm interested in hearing to see if that fixed your problem. The...
Forum: Autopilots 12-17-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,614
Posted By BCP Boys
That is going to look fantastic in with your...

That is going to look fantastic in with your panel. It will be pro for sure :) I know we have a few 3D printing guys/gals here . . . I wonder how much something like that will cost to make?
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