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Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-16-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By dpansier
Identify counterfeit Denso plugs

Identify counterfeit Denso plugs
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-15-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By dpansier
Thanks for clearing up the adapter issue. I did...

Thanks for clearing up the adapter issue.
I did locate some Denso plugs, hope they are real thing as chatter on the car forums say counterfeit Denso plugs are very common.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-14-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By dpansier
Adapters on the way to Bob Hill (rhill)

Adapters on the way to Bob Hill (rhill)
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-14-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By dpansier
Thanks for the info Carl, Looks like I screwed up...

Thanks for the info Carl,
Looks like I screwed up and have a set (4) of the SR adapters, they are 3/4” overall length.
If anyone needs a set they can have them for a $25. donation to VAF, I will pick...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-14-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By dpansier
Spark plug adapters

Spark plug and adapter question for the engine experts:

I have a Barrett IO-390 using REB37E plugs with a 13/16” reach.
Converting to 14mm auto plugs would require an adapter how long?
Forum: Autopilots 09-12-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By dpansier
Thanks for assistance with this problem. I’m a...

Thanks for assistance with this problem.

I’m a bit reluctant to install a BK product as they were one of the reasons I left the certificated world, hopefully they solved their issues.

The panel...
Forum: Autopilots 09-12-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,182
Posted By dpansier
AFS Pilot Replacement

Following in the OP footsteps and purchased my electronics way too soon.

Have a AFS Pilot unit that is unable to hold a heading but the altitude is rock solid.
Trouble shooting I swapped the servos,...
Forum: Tools 09-10-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,004
Posted By dpansier
Rear spar drill jig

Rear spar drill jig uses standard drill bushings and insures a straight and true hole.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-10-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 519,926
Posted By dpansier
Thanks Vlad, I painted it myself in my garage,...

Thanks Vlad,
I painted it myself in my garage, probably would never do that again.
I envy good painters, especially one's that can put out a good product and make a profit doing it. Looks like it...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-10-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 519,926
Posted By dpansier
After a 10+ year build

After a 10+ year build
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-10-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By dpansier
Was it primed or ever operated LOP?

Was it primed or ever operated LOP?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-08-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By dpansier
WTB Lycoming Mag Gear

WTB Serviceable Lycoming non-impulse Mag drive gear.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,698
Posted By dpansier
Thanks Paul, Looks like I have the wrong rivets...

Thanks Paul,
Looks like I have the wrong rivets and my punishment will be a trip into the
long and narrow.:eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,698
Posted By dpansier
Correct rivet for static port?

I did several 4 course speed runs to confirm my airspeed calibration and found it to be 7 kts lower than the GPS calculations.

I used a standard pulled rivet for the static port and am wondering if...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-03-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By dpansier
Thank you Keith, I will take you up on your offer.

Thank you Keith,
I will take you up on your offer.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-03-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By dpansier
WTB Auto Plug Adapters

WTB Auto Plug Adapters 18mm to 14mm
Need 4 Long Reach Auto Plug Adapters
Anyone have these surplus to their needs?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-03-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By dpansier
Martin, Sounds good, check your PM's

Martin,
Sounds good, check your PM's
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-03-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By dpansier
SOLD!!! items remaining from my build

All Items Sold

Items remaining from my build

Ray Allen Co.
2 RS2 Rocker Switch $20 each SOLD
2 RP3 LED Position Indicator $25 each SOLD

Vans Flap Switch ES S338T $8.00 SOLD
Vans...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-02-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By dpansier
Thanks Scott, I appreciate the info.............I...

Thanks Scott,
I appreciate the info.............I won't call customer service and get you in trouble.;)
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-01-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,074
Posted By dpansier
Scott, Please expand on this feature, I have it...

Scott,
Please expand on this feature, I have it on my CQ1 but have not used it.
Thanks
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-15-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
EFB
Views: 549
Posted By dpansier
Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-15-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
EFB
Views: 549
Posted By dpansier
EFB

Do any of the EFB, ForeFlight and the like, have audio traffic call outs?

If so, can they be Bluetooth’d to the intercom?
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-12-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,293
Posted By dpansier
Photos of Hartzell P/N 11-1043 Plane Power...

Photos of Hartzell P/N 11-1043 Plane Power Regulator, Aircraft Spruce P/N 07-17968 $80.75
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-08-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,167
Posted By dpansier
Spent some time at KI Sawyer back in the early...

Spent some time at KI Sawyer back in the early 70’s and enjoyed many visits to Sugarloaf Mt.
Parked just South of the Mt were 25 - 30 retired Soo Line Steam Locomotives and related equipment from the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-07-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By dpansier
Aircraft Spruce has the fuel...

Aircraft Spruce has the fuel mat.
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/ps/wingmat/avgastophole.php
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-04-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Posted By dpansier
O Rings work great

O Rings work great
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 388,811
Posted By dpansier
[QUOTE I feel like this is a really weak...

[QUOTE I feel like this is a really weak patent. I would have thought that a car stereo with a removable control panel on the front (theft deterrent) would be prior art that would invalidate this...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-26-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,474
Posted By dpansier
Try...

Try this

https://patents.google.com/patent/US3750986A/en?oq=3750986
Forum: RV-14 07-26-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,572
Posted By dpansier
I got a look at a Cirrus SR20 with the IO-390, it...

I got a look at a Cirrus SR20 with the IO-390, it has a 5” duct to a very large oil cooler. Unable to locate any info / PN on the cooler but did get a few photos.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 388,811
Posted By dpansier
Steve, Based on your comments it appears that...

Steve,

Based on your comments it appears that you have not been involved with this type of litigation.

Are you prepared to give up 12 to 18 months where you spend 100% of your time responding to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 388,811
Posted By dpansier
I would spend some time reviewing this.

I would spend some time reviewing this.
Forum: COMM 07-07-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,535
Posted By dpansier
Not quite what your looking for but the same...

Not quite what your looking for but the same concept.
Yaesu microphone interface.

I plan to build one for my FT-817 with a small 3 element 432 MHz yagi bolted in the tie down thread.
Would be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,835
Posted By dpansier
Several years ago Kitplanes had a great article...

Several years ago Kitplanes had a great article on constructing a DIY Oxygen system.

https://www.kitplanes.com/homebuilt-o2/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,067
Posted By dpansier
I used a DB-15 breakout connector as I'm not good...

I used a DB-15 breakout connector as I'm not good at laying on my back and soldering :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,169
Posted By dpansier
First solo was 3 Oct 1969 at Keesler AFB aero...

First solo was 3 Oct 1969 at Keesler AFB aero club, Capt. R.L. Sutton was my instructor.
Every Friday I would give blood to the bank near the main gate and receive $15, this paid for 1 hour of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-30-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,510
Posted By dpansier
Served a year in Thule Greenland, Heineken was $1...

Served a year in Thule Greenland, Heineken was $1 a six pack at the BX.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By dpansier
I constructed this latch to keep the canopy...

I constructed this latch to keep the canopy secure while entering and exiting the aircraft.
The tube is .875? OD Aluminum .035 wall, 6.25? long. A header is pressed into one end of the tube with a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,479
Posted By dpansier
Very happy with the Engine Bridge Landing Height...

Very happy with the Engine Bridge Landing Height Controller, unit performs flawlessly with the sensor mounted in the wing root of my 7.

I did tighten the screws.:o

http://halie.com/scale/30/oDe.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,969
Posted By dpansier
That?s a great idea, the iPhone screen is larger...

That?s a great idea, the iPhone screen is larger then the GTN-650 display.

My wife just upgraded her iPhone from a 6s Plus to the 11, for the $35 trade in value, it would be a good low cost backup...
Forum: RV-14 05-08-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,413
Posted By dpansier
Just a little bit of breeze can make a...

Just a little bit of breeze can make a difference, I opened the hangar door when I weighted mine and saw a difference on the main gear from just a very light wind.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By dpansier
This splitter is widely used in Commercial / ...

This splitter is widely used in Commercial / Military applications and is less expensive and works great.

https://www.minicircuits.com/pdfs/ZFSC-2-11.pdf
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-03-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By dpansier
A few thoughts before removing the complete...

A few thoughts before removing the complete exhaust system, if you have access to a Lathe, turning up a few bushing from Stainless would solve the fit problem. If not , a 3/16? Stainless Steel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By dpansier
That is correct, the localizer, glide slope and...

That is correct, the localizer, glide slope and marker beacons are horizontally polarized.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-01-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,365
Posted By dpansier
This valve...

This valve (https://www.amazon.com/Pawfly-Aquarium-Valves-Plastic-Non-Return/dp/B07H82Q6PC/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=aquarium+valve&qid=1588386953&sr=8-4) would work down stream of the aquarium...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-01-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,365
Posted By dpansier
A Duckbill valve has an extremely low cracking...

A Duckbill valve has an extremely low cracking pressure and seals very well against back flow. Most are made of Silicone rubber and are widely used in the medical and some food related...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-30-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,365
Posted By dpansier
Thanks for the data Bill, based on your...

Thanks for the data Bill, based on your description, I'm invisioning your doing the following.
Are you using a 120 volt blower?
I have used Duck Bill valves in the past and they may work well in this...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-24-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,325
Posted By dpansier
I was looking for a light weight method to...

I was looking for a light weight method to elevate the axle should I have to fix a flat tire in some remote location, something that would fit in the aircraft tool bag along with a bicycle pump /...
Forum: Reviews 04-07-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By dpansier
Thanks for the kind words guys.

Thanks for the kind words guys.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,057
Posted By dpansier
http://halie.com/oqU.jpg

http://halie.com/oqU.jpg
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,679
Posted By dpansier
Many may remember the King KX-170B that was in...

Many may remember the King KX-170B that was in most if not all single engine Cessnas and Pipers produced in the 60 -70?s, I recall the KX-170B was not TSO?d, maybe your CFI learned to fly behind...
Forum: COMM 03-25-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,170
Posted By dpansier
The type of antenna depends on what mission you...

The type of antenna depends on what mission you have for the aircraft, assuming metal aircraft construction.

If your mission is racing or Sunday morning pancake runs, hidden DIY antennas may meet...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,279
Posted By dpansier
Stop by one of the local trucking docks and take...

Stop by one of the local trucking docks and take a look at the rear of the trailer, take a few measurements and construct a ramp.

The ramp can be made from two 2 x 8?s on edge, about 40? apart with...
Forum: Safety 03-13-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,141
Posted By dpansier
Interesting concept, pressurized fire suppressant...

Interesting concept, pressurized fire suppressant similar to Dupont FE-36 in a hose that will rupture at a certain temperature.

PCT and info on Dupont FE-36 linked...
Forum: Safety 03-13-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,422
Posted By dpansier
The Proteng looks interesting, appreciate it if...

The Proteng looks interesting, appreciate it if you could answer a few questions:

Are you using the standard or the heavy duty model, the standard ruptures at 158 degrees F and the heavy duty at...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-05-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,969
Posted By dpansier
How Much Fuel Can You Siphon from an RV-8...

How Much Fuel Can You Siphon from an RV-8 Tank?


I got about 12 Gallons........ and then the owner showed up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By dpansier
Give SteinAir a call, they are in your local area...

Give SteinAir a call, they are in your local area and you will get what you want with no hassle.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By dpansier
I have the Reiff standard heater on my IO-390,...

I have the Reiff standard heater on my IO-390, two 100 watt heaters mounted on the rear of the oil pan.
With the weather in my area similar to yours, I find 3 hours of preheat will raise the oil temp...
Forum: RV-14 03-02-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,233
Posted By dpansier
The Denso IKH01-27 are about three times the cost...

The Denso IKH01-27 are about three times the cost of the Denso IKH-27, does the additional cost offer that much of a performance difference?
Forum: Southeast 02-25-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 914
Posted By dpansier
If I was tasked with the temporary assignment, I...

If I was tasked with the temporary assignment, I would start working on my employer to allow several days in Oshkosh the week of 20 July.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-16-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,377
Posted By dpansier
Very nice, please mention what camera you are...

Very nice, please mention what camera you are using.
Thanks
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-13-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,548
Posted By dpansier
Interesting perspective on Aluminum cylinders...

Interesting perspective on Aluminum cylinders from Sunnen the hone company.

https://www.sunnen.com/newsdetails.aspx?newsid=11
Forum: RV-14 02-12-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,315
Posted By dpansier
The Glide slope frequency is near the third...

The Glide slope frequency is near the third harmonic of the localizer frequency and antennas perform fairly well on odd harmonics, an antenna designed for 108 to 118 MHz will also be useful on 329.3...
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