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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,933
Posted By 219PB
I do the same thing. Takes me 1-2 min.

I do the same thing. Takes me 1-2 min.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-10-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By 219PB
McFarlane Aviation Products makes a vernier...

McFarlane Aviation Products makes a vernier assist that gives you the best of both worlds. I installed in my RV-6A. Works great.

https://www.mcfarlaneaviation.com/products/product/MCVA1035-20-060/
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-03-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,807
Posted By 219PB
I am aware of this and take care when inserting. ...

I am aware of this and take care when inserting. To be honest, I have not used the charging option in over a year. I fly at least once per week and the batteries never need the additional charging.
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-01-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,807
Posted By 219PB
Battery charger connections

I installed a cigarette lighter plug for each of my batteries. Can use it to charge my batteries as well as plug accessories into.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-28-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,056
Posted By 219PB
I have 110 hours on my System32 and it runs...

I have 110 hours on my System32 and it runs great. My hanger buddies are jealous of engine starting after 3 or 4 blades every time.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-28-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,102
Posted By 219PB
I did my canopy rails black. Also did the T bar...

I did my canopy rails black. Also did the T bar on the exterior center slide. Only one year of service but they still look good as new.
Forum: Texas (South) 08-26-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 803
Posted By 219PB
Hoping to find someone at KELP that had room for...

Hoping to find someone at KELP that had room for an overnighter for a fee that was less than the $100/night at the FBO. Don't want to rent a full time hangar and the associated insurance. My son is...
Forum: Texas (South) 08-26-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 803
Posted By 219PB
Hangar opportunities for El Paso, TX

I travel to El Paso quite often and wonder if someone has some extra hangar space I could rent from them while there. The local FBO (KELP) wants $100/night for hangar space.
Forum: Interiors 08-26-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By 219PB
I have the Classic Aero Ultraleather seats. ...

I have the Classic Aero Ultraleather seats. Bought them because my buddies Classic Aero Leather seats were hard to keep clean. As to the breathability, I have a small hand towel that I keep on the...
Forum: GPS 08-25-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,443
Posted By 219PB
Mine have been under the cowling with no issues. ...

Mine have been under the cowling with no issues. Only 100 hours so far.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-23-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By 219PB
Thanks for the reply. Will go peruse the OP...

Thanks for the reply. Will go peruse the OP Limits
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-23-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By 219PB
Condition Inspection Wording

Is there a FAA regulated wording that must be entered for a condition inspection?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-23-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,603
Posted By 219PB
My first sensor lasted about 10 hours on my EFII...

My first sensor lasted about 10 hours on my EFII system. I was running the engine rich for break-in. I now run aggressive lean of peak and the aircraft has a 100 hours on the replacement sensor.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-19-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By 219PB
I did not measure mine, but they were no more...

I did not measure mine, but they were no more than that. As long as there is no discernable slop and LPS2 is applied for lubricant, you should be good to go.
Forum: Texas (South) 08-12-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By 219PB
Me neither. Going to have to wait till all of...

Me neither. Going to have to wait till all of this mess blows over.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-05-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Posted By 219PB
Check my Kitlog pictures

Check out my Canopy section of my Sika canopy installation. I used 1/2" wide pieced of 1" OD clear vinyl tubing from Lowes. Put the Sika right up next to it, let it cure, removed the tubing, filled...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-05-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By 219PB
The green Loctite is "wicking". It is designed...

The green Loctite is "wicking". It is designed to be applied after the fasteners are tightened. The fasteners that hold the fittings to the valve only have the head showing. The green would not be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By 219PB
I too had an appointment with the San Antonio...

I too had an appointment with the San Antonio FISDO and it was cancelled due to the lockdown. About a month ago it was rescheduled and I went down there will all of my paperwork. Stood across a pane...
Forum: Painting your RV 07-03-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,196
Posted By 219PB
I have a nice base coat clear coat and installed...

I have a nice base coat clear coat and installed SS screws over a blue tank. Step back 15 feet and the screws disappear. Up close they just look ?tactical?. If I ever have to remove the tank the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-01-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 626
Posted By 219PB
ASA EZ Cool Cowl Flap Success

I just wanted to give a pirep on Antisplat Aero's EZ cool cowl flap. My RV-6A was plagued with adequate cooling on hot day climbouts. My cylinder head temperature would try to climb over 400F on a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,835
Posted By 219PB
Jonathan, Thanks for the reply. This is exactly...

Jonathan,

Thanks for the reply. This is exactly what I was looking for. Real world examples! Were there any issues with two people using the single system? It is a pulse demand system and wanted...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,835
Posted By 219PB
[/URL]I have heard about this systems. Are they...

[/URL]I have heard about this systems. Are they acceptable for use in aircraft? Just wondering cause I have not seen them in aircraft use.

Just edited my own post. Went to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-15-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By 219PB
Check out the pictures on my website. Link...

Check out the pictures on my website. Link below. Many pictures of how I laid out the components.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-09-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,836
Posted By 219PB
Long term ownership costs

Both systems are very good. I think of them as Ford and Chevy. What drove my decision is the long term ownership costs. Yes the panels are pricy. Both are, but the cost to keep the databases...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-14-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,247
Posted By 219PB
I put safety wire on all of mine. Good piece of...

I put safety wire on all of mine. Good piece of mind and I enjoy the challenge.
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-11-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 329,067
Posted By 219PB
Unhappy Thanks Colin, Five years of the labor of love. ...

Thanks Colin,

Five years of the labor of love. Had my calendar full of fly-ins to attend this spring and now the Corona has me flying in isolation. :o
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By 219PB
I was wondering about that. Took the plunge and...

I was wondering about that. Took the plunge and got mine renewed on March 31st, just before it expired.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By 219PB
I saw windy.com on Pilots Workshop. It is a very...

I saw windy.com on Pilots Workshop. It is a very complete weather guide that uses four weather engines that you can compare against one another. The platform will go out 7 days and has a slider bar...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-16-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 329,067
Posted By 219PB
Here is N219PB with her clothes on.

http://www.kitlog.com/photos/project_2399/full/FP16032020A00011.jpg

Here is a link. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1NTJkgaQzVi5ln3Xy-ZcdVXD2oYTXAsaR. Kitlog is being unruly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-11-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,215
Posted By 219PB
Flew 521NM non stop from VCT (Victoria, TX) to...

Flew 521NM non stop from VCT (Victoria, TX) to ELP (El Paso, TX) to see my son and his family. He is a Chinook pilot in the Army. This was my first long trip in the RV-6A. The trip took 3.5 hours...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,632
Posted By 219PB
Colin You met me in Dallas. I stopped by your...

Colin

You met me in Dallas. I stopped by your house and you made me a set of nose gear bushings along with the bearings to convert my nose wheel while I waited. They worked out excellent!

Looking...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-14-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,791
Posted By 219PB
Charlie, You are correct. The two 3/8" lines...

Charlie,

You are correct. The two 3/8" lines are fuel supply and return to the tanks, going out the side wall.

The smaller line is the brake line and it travels down the center tunnel, across the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,632
Posted By 219PB
Colin, Let me know if you plan to attend. I may...

Colin,

Let me know if you plan to attend. I may just fly up for the day on Saturday. Only an hour flight.
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-13-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,791
Posted By 219PB
I grabbed some pictures from my Kitlog site for...

I grabbed some pictures from my Kitlog site for my 6A. I tried to keep the fitting as close to the front side of the gear leg and the lower longeron so that the fairing would not have to be so...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,632
Posted By 219PB
This link does not work for me.

Is this happening?
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-10-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,814
Posted By 219PB
Ditto on the Dymo and the aftermarket cartridges.

Ditto on the Dymo and the aftermarket cartridges.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,632
Posted By 219PB
2020?

Is this going to happen again this year?
Forum: Propellers 12-12-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,655
Posted By 219PB
I spoke to Hartzell about this a few months ago...

I spoke to Hartzell about this a few months ago and they stated the reason to cycle the prop is to expel any air that might be present in the system. When the engine is shut down the oil drains back...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-11-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,145
Posted By 219PB
My DA is usually 2-3K. My engine is a 360 with...

My DA is usually 2-3K. My engine is a 360 with 8.5:1 compression. I need to get into the system to see how the timing is managed. Will do when I get the plane back.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-10-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,145
Posted By 219PB
I do have the gold units. I do not have access to...

I do have the gold units. I do not have access to the plane right now as it is getting painted. I did do an update around August with the latest firmware supplied. Will update this thread when I...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-10-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,145
Posted By 219PB
Sorry, forgot to finish the reply. I did not...

Sorry, forgot to finish the reply. I did not change the factory timing settings. Did not even get to that screen. I really would like to spend some time, even pay someone experienced with he tuning...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-10-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,145
Posted By 219PB
I believe that was set to 14:1. The plane is in...

I believe that was set to 14:1. The plane is in the paint for the last couple of months. Hope to get it back in a week or two.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,081
Posted By 219PB
I did the same thing. All of my wires and tubing...

I did the same thing. All of my wires and tubing for the ADAHRS went through thus opening. There are a few pictures in my Kitlog files.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-10-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,145
Posted By 219PB
Tuning of fuel injection systems

I would like to start a thread on tuning of electronic fuel injection systems such as EFII or SDS. I have an EFII system and I am assuming that my questions below would be applicable to SDS as...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-05-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,540
Posted By 219PB
I have mine set up so that I can toggle an...

I have mine set up so that I can toggle an emergency bus switch which will give power to the essential buss that the engine runs on. So on a normal shutdown I just turn the master off and the engine...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-29-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By 219PB
Antisplats works great on my 6

Antisplats works great on my 6
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,075
Posted By 219PB
I agree that you need to be able to fly all types...

I agree that you need to be able to fly all types of scenarios, but 90+% of the time I fly a 100 knot pattern, pull power back abeam the numbers, drop 15 degrees of flaps, let speed drop to 80 for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,882
Posted By 219PB
I set the flap push rod length so that when the...

I set the flap push rod length so that when the actuator is at the full down position, the flap angle is 40 degrees. The only way that my flap top skin will come over the top of the wing skin is if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,882
Posted By 219PB
I rigged my flap linkage so that it cannot...

I rigged my flap linkage so that it cannot happen. On my 6 I set 40 degrees as my full down.
Forum: RV-10 11-19-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By 219PB
I have mine set up to a latching alarm in my...

I have mine set up to a latching alarm in my Dynon and to an LED on the panel. The Dynon makes sure I do not miss the alarm and the LED allows me to decode. I have one for each battery. Both are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By 219PB
I used this one from Plane Sights, bought from...

I used this one from Plane Sights, bought from Aircraft Spruce.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/pspages/planesights6.php?clickkey=3644

This one will not fit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,407
Posted By 219PB
Standard tire with Wingsonwheels mod

Colin fixed me up with his mod that is similar to Antisplats.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,140
Posted By 219PB
I use lithium AA or AAA batteries in all of my...

I use lithium AA or AAA batteries in all of my devices that were expensive to buy. They do not have a failure mode that involves leaking. They are more expensive but are supposed to last longer. ...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-30-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By 219PB
I have only 15 hours on mine but have not had any...

I have only 15 hours on mine but have not had any issues. Mine is a O360 that has been converted to fuel injection and ignition with the EFII system. Supposed to be generating 190+ HP. I add the...
Forum: Texas (South) 09-23-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,296
Posted By 219PB
Sounds like a good event. I am still in phase 1....

Sounds like a good event. I am still in phase 1. Will be there next year.
Forum: Texas (South) 08-14-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By 219PB
Hope to take you up on this lunch soon. My...

Hope to take you up on this lunch soon. My aircraft just passed its airworthiness inspection. Is Weiser potentially closing? You post sounded a little cryptic.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,823
Posted By 219PB
It is my understanding that the 6A and 7A share...

It is my understanding that the 6A and 7A share the same gear mounts and the difference is the length of the gear leg.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By 219PB
Anyone have a recommendation for a company that...

Anyone have a recommendation for a company that can provide a custom spinner?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By 219PB
Spinner to cowling fitup

I have a question for the masses. I recently installed my constant speed spinner on my RV-6A. The spinner is centered on the cowling and the gap is about .200" all around. I know that this is on...
Forum: Rocket 07-22-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,687
Posted By 219PB
I have been dealing with Harvest Jones at Falcon...

I have been dealing with Harvest Jones at Falcon for the past several years. Most always speak with someone on the first call. Maybe had to wait for an hour or two for a call back if they were...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,965
Posted By 219PB
My masters are controlled with a key. I do this...

My masters are controlled with a key. I do this just to make sure that my grandson, or any other person, cannot inadvertently engage the starter.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-02-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,565
Posted By 219PB
I planned to disconnect the oil sensor line at...

I planned to disconnect the oil sensor line at the pressure sender and fill the crankcase through the sender line. It would be mostly full when I reconnected it back to the oil pressure line. Might...
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