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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,945
Posted By Ted RV8
Very good points. I don’t know the details to...

Very good points.

I don’t know the details to know if what you’re saying applies, but those specifics you point out could be related to it.

The part I do know that I was told, they had the deepest...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,945
Posted By Ted RV8
Interesting reading about GARA on Wikipedia, the...

Interesting reading about GARA on Wikipedia, the 18 year timeline and it also being applicable to parts manufacturers.

Precision Airmotive was successfully sued over a Marvel-Schebler carburetor in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,945
Posted By Ted RV8
From Scott Hersha?s post

?The builder (manufacturer) of the airplane has liability exposure until after the statute of repose, which I think is 17 years, but not sure about that. The manufacturers name is on the registration...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,630
Posted By Ted RV8
Check out Hippo Liner.

Check out Hippo Liner.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By Ted RV8
Make the tail level and well supported before you...

Make the tail level and well supported before you attempt to shimmy back there.

Make a board to sit on top of the bulkheads so you don?t get stuck between bulkheads.

If they are in the same...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,924
Posted By Ted RV8
Did one of these from a Harbor Freight mower lift...

Did one of these from a Harbor Freight mower lift like that.

Had to extend the lift arms to get enough lift. The 8 needs about 36? of tail lift to get level for weight and balance.

It?s a nice...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-18-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,238
Posted By Ted RV8
Sorry to hear that. Great guy and I’m running his...

Sorry to hear that. Great guy and I’m running his fairings on my 8.

Glad to see you’ve taken over Fairings, etc. to keep Bob’s great parts available for the RV world.
Forum: Safety 12-11-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,679
Posted By Ted RV8
Wish I had thought to do screenshots! Any...

Wish I had thought to do screenshots!

Any chance of the slides being available for future reference?
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-07-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,792
Posted By Ted RV8
If you run the Hartzell composite blended airfoil...

If you run the Hartzell composite blended airfoil prop it would probably be pretty close to a wash cg wise.
Hartzell composite is about 20 pounds lighter out on the nose vs the angle valve being...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,924
Posted By Ted RV8
That?s a really nice set up. Had to be pretty...

That?s a really nice set up. Had to be pretty pricey though. Looks like the MoJack is $300.00 then cost of the modifications!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,083
Posted By Ted RV8
This thread has a lot of amusement in it. The...

This thread has a lot of amusement in it.

The biggest problem with transferring that automotive hi performance engine building techniques is gravity!

Dan put it very well and I think he was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,291
Posted By Ted RV8
Good opportunity to upgrade to 7 or 8 vertical...

Good opportunity to upgrade to 7 or 8 vertical stab and rudder.
Call Van’s to verify. Much better rudder authority in cross wind landings and better spin recovery....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,006
Posted By Ted RV8
Didn?t see that one! Thanks for the link.

Didn?t see that one! Thanks for the link.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,006
Posted By Ted RV8
Does anyone know if Portable Oxygen Concentrators...

Does anyone know if Portable Oxygen Concentrators like the Inogen are legal for supplemental oxygen for PIC.
I see FAA regulations regarding passengers flying in aircraft commercially. Can?t find...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-10-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,738
Posted By Ted RV8
This article is a very interesting read. Couldn?t...

This article is a very interesting read. Couldn?t find a date to when it was written and wondering if there is any updated information.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,298
Posted By Ted RV8
Kinkos printing

Kinkos printing
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-22-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,091
Posted By Ted RV8
This “rumor” comes directly from Lycoming. Your...

This “rumor” comes directly from Lycoming. Your safest procedure would be to follow the Lycoming methods. As others have said it’s not that the bearing could spin but that you’re affecting the crush...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Ted RV8
Do you have the baud rate set the same for each...

Do you have the baud rate set the same for each unit?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2019, 04:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,060
Posted By Ted RV8
Have to agree Duracell have become very bad in...

Have to agree Duracell have become very bad in the past few years. Thinking they?ve changed something in manufacturing as they used to be the best.

Some ELT?s say only approved with specific...
Forum: Autopilots 09-23-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 820
Posted By Ted RV8
Will there be any sort of access or viewing for...

Will there be any sort of access or viewing for those who can?t see it and that time?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,372
Posted By Ted RV8
Those are some fast RV?s!

Those are some fast RV?s!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-06-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,871
Posted By Ted RV8
Curious

So I can see how the blast tubes cool things while flying.

Seems they aren?t going to do much when the plane is sitting after shutdown and everything is getting heat soaked from residual engine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 19,211
Posted By Ted RV8
That?s just wrong! I don?t blame you for being...

That?s just wrong! I don?t blame you for being upset.
Forum: Safety 09-06-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,862
Posted By Ted RV8
After a few more flights, and consulting with...

After a few more flights, and consulting with Lucas@TT, it was determined that because the Vizion 385 no longer had pilot adjustable pitch torque settings, I had to move the pitch link position at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,145
Posted By Ted RV8
Just my two cents. I don’t think anyone has...

Just my two cents.

I don’t think anyone has successfully sued and won a case. Do know of a couple stories where the builder got sued but won the case. They had to pay attorneys fees to defend...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By Ted RV8
FAA approved

Thought I read somewhere that strobe and nav lights had to be FAA approved even on an Experimental Amateur Built.

Anybody, thoughts??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By Ted RV8
Alternator Blast Tube

When installing an alternator blast tube for cooling, where on the alternator do you direct the tubes air flow to?
Front, rear, side, anywhere?
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-22-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 73
CHT
Views: 11,693
Posted By Ted RV8
Mehrdad, Correct you do it like a car and it is...

Mehrdad, Correct you do it like a car and it is very scary!

Helped a guy installing an electronic ignition and needed to verify timing at a higher rpm. Very,very scary and doubtful that I would ever...
Forum: Safety 08-21-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,292
Posted By Ted RV8
Really it’s half the price since basic med is...

Really it’s half the price since basic med is good for four years between doctor visits. Depending on your age for class three duration.

Which doctor did your medical? Cost?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,811
Posted By Ted RV8
Your original post was regarding getting a...

Your original post was regarding getting a repairman certificate for a plane you didn’t build and that’s what my response was addressing.

Regarding what your asking and signing off a condition...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,040
Posted By Ted RV8
Could be the oil is older then when they started...

Could be the oil is older then when they started marking the date. Don?t think the dating started until five or six years ago.
If I end up with some out dated stuff just use it in air cooled...
Forum: Safety 08-11-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,824
Posted By Ted RV8
Just bought one last week. Waiting for it to...

Just bought one last week. Waiting for it to arrive.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,811
Posted By Ted RV8
People who haven’t built the plane have no...

People who haven’t built the plane have no business attempting to get a repairman certificate. Period! Your putting a bad mark on everyone legitimately building and acquiring the repairman...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By Ted RV8
Shelf Life

Keep in mind the his stuff has a shelf life and goes bad in time.

I bought it when I was building and never used it. Sold it to Vic Syracuse on here and when he received notified me it had gone...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-06-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 17,907
Posted By Ted RV8
When you are using a gps to feed data to the D180...

When you are using a gps to feed data to the D180 what is this for?

In the RV12 using the D180 does it use the magnetometer.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-06-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 17,907
Posted By Ted RV8
• Will iFly 740B interface with D-180 Guess I...

• Will iFly 740B interface with D-180 Guess I should read better, thought it said interfere! Interface not sure

• Will iFly 740B provide GPS to ME 406 ELT? Don’t think so.

• Can I run ForeFlight on...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-06-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 17,907
Posted By Ted RV8
One draw back to the iFly is only one data out...

One draw back to the iFly is only one data out which I used to feed autopilot. Needed WiFi for ADSB in

Curious what titanhank used as autopilot splitter switch and how he?s using it. Tried doing...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-06-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 17,907
Posted By Ted RV8
The uAvionix will feed ADSB in to the iFly via...

The uAvionix will feed ADSB in to the iFly via WiFi giving you traffic and weather.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-06-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 17,907
Posted By Ted RV8
Similar situation though a 296 instead of the...

Similar situation though a 296 instead of the 496. Both have the same footprint.

Purchased an iFly 740B using the suction mount for a few months trying it out. The 296 was mounted in the panel....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,142
Posted By Ted RV8
Not sure if these will work for your switch...

Not sure if these will work for your switch arrangement. These are NASA style switch guards and work great.

http://www.periheliondesign.com/switchguards.htm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By Ted RV8
First set mine up with 1/8” cowl to spinner...

First set mine up with 1/8” cowl to spinner clearance.

It makes things a lot harder when removing and installing the cowls when doing maintenance. I run two layers of black electric tape on the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-25-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,994
Posted By Ted RV8
Very Nice!!

Very Nice!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By Ted RV8
Yes, going from memory and it was many years ago....

Yes, going from memory and it was many years ago. You need to write a letter to him relinquishing the number to him. He presents that to FAA.

A phone call to FAA would be a good idea just to make...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,542
Posted By Ted RV8
Holds up well but will yellow when exposed to the...

Holds up well but will yellow when exposed to the elements.
Been on my plane for 12 years and still functions fine even though it’s yellowed.
The flyboys stuff was said to hold up better to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 717
Posted By Ted RV8
Aircraft Spruce

Aircraft Spruce
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,542
Posted By Ted RV8
https://shop.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/shop.cgi?ide...

https://shop.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/shop.cgi?ident=1563724756-6-180&browse=misc&product=uhmwtape

Flyboys carried it also but couldn?t find it on their website.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,424
Posted By Ted RV8
Agree, that?s exactly how I?ve been told.

Agree, that?s exactly how I?ve been told.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By Ted RV8
Rotax Compression Check

Don?t own a Rotax but curious.
Noticed a post calling out compressions of 82/85 etc. on a 100 hp Rotax. Question is are Rotax compression checks done at 85 psi? Most other aviation engines are 80...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 349,273
Posted By Ted RV8
Well that?s interesting!! Sent you pictures....

Well that?s interesting!!

Sent you pictures. Post the one of the tool up on this thread.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 349,273
Posted By Ted RV8
Send to the Amanda email or?

Send to the Amanda email or?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 349,273
Posted By Ted RV8
Yes the original Van?s fuel cap. The tools I...

Yes the original Van?s fuel cap.
The tools I received were solid around the perimeter but the center fill material was not fused to the outer perimeter of the tool.
I?ll email you a picture if you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 349,273
Posted By Ted RV8
To bad your gas cap lever tool is not made as a...

To bad your gas cap lever tool is not made as a solid print like the products you?re showing in this thread.
Bought ten of them and they broke. All with different users. The tool was not a solid...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,863
Posted By Ted RV8
Dan Your just having way to much fun!

Dan
Your just having way to much fun!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,861
Posted By Ted RV8
I?ve found that when the workmanship suffers so...

I?ve found that when the workmanship suffers so does the rest of the build and rigging quality.
To me there is no place for ?that?s good enough? with an airplane.
I?ve seen some builds that there...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-03-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By Ted RV8
JMO but would think the 320 baffle kit would be...

JMO but would think the 320 baffle kit would be the one since the 340 stroker is based on a 320.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-29-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,818
Posted By Ted RV8
Contacted Precision about one of these systems...

Contacted Precision about one of these systems earlier this year and was told they are no longer available.
Seems the designer/engineer/tech retired and the product could no longer be supported.
Forum: Safety 06-27-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,887
Posted By Ted RV8
An older pilot I knew said best to recognize its...

An older pilot I knew said best to recognize its time to stop even if it?s six months to soon rather than one day to late.
Really think it?s being honest with yourself and recognizing that time.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-23-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,099
Posted By Ted RV8
Thinking the above post is a sarcastic one bit...

Thinking the above post is a sarcastic one bit never can tell on message boards.

Guess I’m old school where you kept some play in the wheel bearings, at least tapered roller bearings. So tighten...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,619
Posted By Ted RV8
After reading the threads on the gear leg saddle...

After reading the threads on the gear leg saddle clamp nuts I understand why you?re reversing the bolts.
The recommended higher strength nuts are twelve point and these retainer clips won?t work on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,619
Posted By Ted RV8
No link???

No link???
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By Ted RV8
Believe it sets a minimum speed that will allow...

Believe it sets a minimum speed that will allow the autopilot to engage. Maybe not applicable to your issue. Surprised Trutrak didn?t cover that when you called them.
My Trutrak is a different model...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By Ted RV8
Isn?t there a minimum speed setting in the set up...

Isn?t there a minimum speed setting in the set up for the autopilot?
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