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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-13-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By 1001001
I have a TKM MX-11 available. PM if you're...

I have a TKM MX-11 available. PM if you're interested. I posted it for sale a while back, so I have pics around here somewhere....
Forum: RV-14 09-12-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By 1001001
My RV-10 spars look about the same, except the...

My RV-10 spars look about the same, except the flanges were nicely rounded and smoothed. The doublers are rough like yours. And everything is gold anodized instead of clear anodized.
Forum: RV-10 09-12-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 478,239
Posted By 1001001
Good to know. I think it looks great!

Good to know. I think it looks great!
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-11-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By 1001001
Cool idea. I wonder if one could just parallel...

Cool idea. I wonder if one could just parallel into the stall warning or other audible warning for this. Could also be used as a door/canopy alarm.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-11-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By 1001001
Thank you for the pictures!

Thank you for the pictures!
Forum: RV-10 09-11-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 478,239
Posted By 1001001
I like it! I wonder why more people don't use a...

I like it! I wonder why more people don't use a dark/matte color on the top cowl. My Mooney has a metallic burgundy top cowl and the dark color mitigates, but doesn't eliminate, glare.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-11-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By 1001001
Any chance you could post some pictures of your...

Any chance you could post some pictures of your setup? This sounds pretty much like what I'm thinking about mixed controls.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-10-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By 1001001
I bought my old Warrior II about halfway through...

I bought my old Warrior II about halfway through my PPL training, to save on rental fees and avoid competing with the many students at our very busy local flight schools. Less than two years after...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-10-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By 1001001
I am coming around to this way of thinking. For...

I am coming around to this way of thinking. For a long time I wanted to have the throttle control at my side, with it being easy to reach. I don't like having my arm hanging way out there just to...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-10-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By 1001001
Which primer was used?

Which primer was used?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-10-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By 1001001
Question: Vernier vs. Quadrant vs. Combo?

Here is a question I never thought I'd find it necessary to ask. I always assumed I was going to put in a quadrant engine control set in the RV-10. I was used to using the quadrant with my old...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-10-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By 1001001
I assume you mean the die in the ram, as the...

I assume you mean the die in the ram, as the yokes usually have a hole drilled to allow using a pin punch to drive a tight die out.

Usually mine come out OK, but on the occasions where I really...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-07-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By 1001001
I have one available, PM me for details. I...

I have one available, PM me for details. I removed it from my Mooney earlier this year. Comes with tray and back connectors.
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-07-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,235
Posted By 1001001
There are some very interesting innovations...

There are some very interesting innovations happening on the electric battery front now, but none of them promise (yet) to achieve energy densities on a par with liquid fuels.

In reality, an...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-05-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 88,718
Posted By 1001001
This link to the report is broken. Does anyone...

This link to the report is broken. Does anyone have the title, author, document id, etc. of this report so I can look it up?


Oh hey, maybe this is it: https://ntrs.nasa.gov/citations/20090014186
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,041
Posted By 1001001
Jessica, Would it be possible for you to post a...

Jessica,

Would it be possible for you to post a list of absolute requirements, followed by strong preferences, followed by "nice-to-haves?"

That might help nudge the discussion into some very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,041
Posted By 1001001
The fly-by-wire concept is interesting, but it...

The fly-by-wire concept is interesting, but it seems it would need to be a redundant system, in case a servo were to fail. A friend had his roll servo fail in flight the other day in his RV-10; not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,313
Posted By 1001001
Here's a decent flexible drill extension. I...

Here's a decent flexible drill extension. I bought one of these to make deburring holes on ribs a little easier. Super cheap,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,736
Posted By 1001001
All that you can do is wish them...

All that you can do is wish them well.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ns9BvYz8WE
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,736
Posted By 1001001
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-eKIZQ4_Gw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-eKIZQ4_Gw
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,633
Posted By 1001001
Make a careful inspection of all the parts,...

Make a careful inspection of all the parts, especially the larger skins, and pieces that still have the blue vinyl wrap on. I had to replace one of my wing skins because a squirrel had got into the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,736
Posted By 1001001
There are people in this world that spend their...

There are people in this world that spend their lives creating things and accomplishing wonders.

There are people in this world that spend their lives tearing down the efforts and accomplishments of...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-28-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,564
Posted By 1001001
Maybe a box vented overboard similar to what (I...

Maybe a box vented overboard similar to what (I think) Boeing did with the 787 batteries after the fire incidents?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-27-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,607
Posted By 1001001
I edited my post above to reflect the fact that...

I edited my post above to reflect the fact that my understanding of the O2 sensor/engine startup sequence was originally incorrect. Hopefully that will prevent confusion in the future. Thanks for...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-26-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,607
Posted By 1001001
Your experience seems to go along with things...

Your experience seems to go along with things I've read, including the link in my post above, about keeping the sensor close to the head, where the exhaust remains hot enough to minimize lead...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-23-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,607
Posted By 1001001
In the oxygen sensor, the concentration of oxygen...

In the oxygen sensor, the concentration of oxygen in exhaust is compared to the concentration in the surrounding atmosphere by an electrochemical cell. The sensor is often made up to two platinum...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-12-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,890
Posted By 1001001
My IO-360 hot start procedure (in the Mooney)...

My IO-360 hot start procedure (in the Mooney) is:

Mixture idle cutoff
Open throttle 100% for approx 30 seconds, then approx 1/2" open
Crank until firing (usually takes less than 4-6 revs), smoothly...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-12-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,957
Posted By 1001001
I agree with this; I think the wet rivet and...

I agree with this; I think the wet rivet and bucking bar made that harder to do. Usually I position the bucking bar with the edge flesh of a finger between the bar and rib on each side of the bar. ...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-11-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,957
Posted By 1001001
I had this problem. The way I was able to stop...

I had this problem. The way I was able to stop it was to wipe clean the bucking bar after every rivet and the shop end of the rivet before shooting it. I think the issue is reduced friction between...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,289
Posted By 1001001
In the pattern (in my Mooney), my practice is to...

In the pattern (in my Mooney), my practice is to lean aggressively during taxi, take off at full rich (low DA) or leaned rich of peak if DA is >3000'. At pattern altitude the power comes back to...
Forum: RV-10 08-05-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By 1001001
I used Loctite 592. The tech data sheets for...

I used Loctite 592. The tech data sheets for 592 and 567 are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,623
Posted By 1001001
I bought a Mooney 201 last year as my interim...

I bought a Mooney 201 last year as my interim airplane, and I think it was a pretty good choice. Definitely does the job, but a 40+ year old airframe and certified limitations makes me want to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,781
Posted By 1001001
Contact your local Postmaster and see if they are...

Contact your local Postmaster and see if they are interested in a mail/wire fraud investigation. Sometimes even the threat of doing so is enough to get a scammer to make you whole.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,666
Posted By 1001001
Interesting idea! I have an old '80s boom box in...

Interesting idea! I have an old '80s boom box in my hangar right now; it has an aux input, so I just plug in my phone. Back in the day I had updated the speakers in it (blew the originals out at...
Forum: RV-10 07-24-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,020
Posted By 1001001
Since I already have all the major kits that have...

Since I already have all the major kits that have to be match drilled I will some day be able to tell those d**n kids to get off my lawn too!
Forum: RV-10 07-23-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,020
Posted By 1001001
I guess I should have waited to buy my fuselage...

I guess I should have waited to buy my fuselage kit!
Forum: ADS-B 07-17-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,887
Posted By 1001001
Oddly enough, I once saw a flight on flightaware...

Oddly enough, I once saw a flight on flightaware in California showing the tail number of a friend's antique airplane, based in PA, which has no electrical system nor transponder. This was pre...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-13-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By 1001001
Which fitting?

Which fitting?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By 1001001
Engine is already here and preserved.

Engine is already here and preserved.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By 1001001
Hang Engine on Mount Early?

Can anyone think of any advantages or disadvantages to hanging the engine on the mount early, like a year or two early? I want to put my engine up on a stand to do some work on it, and thought that...
Forum: RV-10 07-10-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By 1001001
I am getting close to being finished with my...

I am getting close to being finished with my wings, and I have the fuselage kit waiting. I can't compare the two yet, but I will confirm that the wings are extremely repetitive and it has been...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-09-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By 1001001
I have this engine on my Mooney. If I get over...

I have this engine on my Mooney. If I get over to the airport today I will check on how it is configured.
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-06-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 177,678
Posted By 1001001
I signed up with a week or two remaining, so if...

I signed up with a week or two remaining, so if they're doing first come, first served, it might be a while for me. No problem, I haven't even started the fuselage yet.

Thanks for the reply!
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-06-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 177,678
Posted By 1001001
That was fast. Did they send you a message...

That was fast. Did they send you a message letting you know it had shipped? I haven't heard anything yet.
Forum: Alternative Engines 07-05-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 34,866
Posted By 1001001
Definitely would like to hear more about this...

Definitely would like to hear more about this here on VAF, especially after the article in EAA Sport Aviation. I also don't use Facebook, so I'm not going to find it over there.
Forum: RV-14 07-04-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,820
Posted By 1001001
At what airspeeds is this effective? I found a...

At what airspeeds is this effective? I found a reference to Cathay Pacific operating A340s with riblet film (not clear how much of the airframe has it applied) with a demonstrated reduction of skin...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By 1001001
I liked it. Content and style.

I liked it. Content and style.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,445
Posted By 1001001
Depends. Mine went down $8 year-over-year,...

Depends. Mine went down $8 year-over-year, quoted a week ago.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,445
Posted By 1001001
I have Old Republic through an independent agent,...

I have Old Republic through an independent agent, and my insurance premium this year has gone down vs last year. This is just for my Mooney 201 (still building the RV-10) which I purchased last...
Forum: Tools 06-28-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,665
Posted By 1001001
I think I disagree with the assertion that the...

I think I disagree with the assertion that the DRDT-2 creates inferior dimples due to some inherent flaw. My DRDT-2 creates excellent dimples. The trick for me was making sure to set it up right so...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-28-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 577
Posted By 1001001
Fuel screen fitting leak

After sealing up my second fuel tank, I have a persistent small air leak on the tank. I have traced it to the threads on the tank discharge fitting. This is the bulkhead fitting, 3/8" NPT, with the...
Forum: RV-14 06-27-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By 1001001
I wonder if one could drill the top and bottom...

I wonder if one could drill the top and bottom parts of the yoke and insert a bolt to act as a tie rod to reduce this deflection in cases where it would make sense.

Of course, such drilling would...
Forum: RV-14 06-27-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By 1001001
I don't know about the -14, but on the RV-10,...

I don't know about the -14, but on the RV-10, there are no instructions in the wing section, but at the end of the fuselage section, during the wing root fairing attachment, the plans specify what to...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-26-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By 1001001
Is it OK/recommended to have a "ground bus" that...

Is it OK/recommended to have a "ground bus" that everything is connected to, or have everything make home runs back to a single or small number of connected ground points?

By "ground bus" I mean...
Forum: Safety 06-25-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By 1001001
I wonder why they moved it from the original...

I wonder why they moved it from the original position to the less intuitive spot. It seems like the location in my '78 is just about right, whereas the later location has the potential to cause...
Forum: Safety 06-24-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By 1001001
On my '78 201, the boost pump switch is near the...

On my '78 201, the boost pump switch is near the right hand side of the switch gang, between the elevator trim disconnect and the pitot heat switch. It's fairly easy to reach with the right thumb...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,200
Posted By 1001001
You realize this means you're going to have to...

You realize this means you're going to have to build another identical airplane with the mast in your intended location and perform a complete flight test regime to get experimental data confirming...
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By 1001001
Yeah, I have removed it as well, other than...

Yeah, I have removed it as well, other than checking to see that it's on and showing "ALT" on startup.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By 1001001
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By 1001001
Love that you took the time to gather data and...

Love that you took the time to gather data and present it here. Thanks!
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,491
Posted By 1001001
Checklists and Mnemonics

I really don't like mnemonics, as they never seem to stick in my brain. I can remember the cute acronym, but have trouble remembering what each letter stands for. It's easier for me to just remember...
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,307
Posted By 1001001
moved to another post...

moved to another post (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=183898), per DR's suggestion above.
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