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Forum: ADS-B 09-20-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 75
Posted By NYTOM
FreeFlight Ranger issue

Has anyone who obtained a Ranger back in 2015 had issues with the WiFI module not connecting with the ForeFlight app on a Ipad. Have worked with both ForeFlight and FreeFlight support and after many...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-06-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,584
Posted By NYTOM
My Odyssey battery charger came with two...

My Odyssey battery charger came with two alligator clips on a short lead to a inline plug already on the line to the charger. I took that short lead ( about a foot), cut the Alligator clips off and...
Forum: APRS Tracking 09-02-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By NYTOM
Thatís awesome Pete. It would be fun to build...

Thatís awesome Pete. It would be fun to build one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,273
Posted By NYTOM
I can send it

Mel sent it to me and Iíd be more than happy to pass it along. I sent you a PM with my email. Contact me and Iíll get it right to you.
Forum: APRS Tracking 09-01-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By NYTOM
APAR Antenna. For 2 meter Guruís

Tried asking this question at the end of another APAR thread but the thread was already dying. Question: trying to install hidden APARS antenna in wingtip.
Tried one of those portable 6í twinlead...
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-31-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,775
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Hidden APRS Antenna in wing tip

Has anyone been successful installing a dipole in the fiberglass wing tip?
I tried one of those 6í twin lead J-poles with no luck. Saw a 37Ē dipole for high altitude balloons and figured it might...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,273
Posted By NYTOM
Hi Bill. Yes, I am using the GSO office. Good to...

Hi Bill.
Yes, I am using the GSO office. Good to know some other RVer’s are near by. :) Your a tad too far out of my phase 1 designated area but I’ll definitely be dropping by. Dreamed of $100...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,273
Posted By NYTOM
Thanks Rick. I didnít think of that. Just put a...

Thanks Rick. I didnít think of that. Just put a copy with my paperwork.;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,273
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Thank you Gentlemen

I have a much clearer view now. Hoping to have an experience as nice as Steve , but will prepare as Mel suggested. Thanks Mel, I was only aware of the FAA form 8610-2. I may have gone in there...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,273
Posted By NYTOM
Question Experimental Repairman's certificate

Would anyone here whoís recently obtained their Repairman certificate for the aircraft they have personally built please chime in on exactly what the FAA needs from you durning your visit to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By NYTOM
AeroLeds

Extremely happy with my AeroLeds Nav/ Strobs. Super bright and if you wire them as directed from AeroLed there is no problems with electrical noise in your audio system.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,171
Posted By NYTOM
As I recall I had to get longer high strength...

As I recall I had to get longer high strength bolts to start since the ones that came with the clamp were too short. The first long bolts I tried were hardware store quality and kept snapping. Had to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,747
Posted By NYTOM
Mike do you know if that is fixed in the latest...

Mike do you know if that is fixed in the latest software download?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-30-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,097
Posted By NYTOM
Talking Whew !

I?m also about 8 hours into phase 1 with my 6A with duel Pmags.
I don?t think I?ve ever read a thread so fast in my life.
A very nice outcome that could have ended so much worse.:)
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-13-2020, 03:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By NYTOM
Before I remove it I?m going to check resistance...

Before I remove it I?m going to check resistance between the sensor body and the aircraft ground as Scott mentioned. Then I?ll try Jim?s suggestion of continuous resistance readings while heating...
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-11-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By NYTOM
Interesting Jim. Yes I do have resistors and I...

Interesting Jim. Yes I do have resistors and I will try out the test procedures. I never use Teflon tape on the plane and only use Teflon paste but still will check the ground also. Thanks for the...
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-10-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Makes sense

Thank you. Time to install a new sender. ;)
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-09-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By NYTOM
Question EIS Oil temperature ??????

For those of you who have the EIS 4000, does your oil temperature readings jump in large increments as you warm up your engine?
Just started Phase 1 and when warming up today I noticed a start temp...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-15-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,361
Posted By NYTOM
Smile Thanks Matt A nice & clean solution.;)

Thanks Matt
A nice & clean solution.;)
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-13-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,361
Posted By NYTOM
What material did you use for the wedge Matt ?

What material did you use for the wedge Matt ?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,666
Posted By NYTOM
I purchased all the steel fittings from Aircraft...

I purchased all the steel fittings from Aircraft Spruce and the flex hoses from TS Flightlines. Had my aircraft inspected by Vic. Systems works great with no problems. Quarantined now and can?t get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By NYTOM
Pitot/Static leak check

The August 2006 edition of Sport Aviation has a article, plans and instructions for a homebuilt Manometer that is unbelievably sensitive and will detect the tiniest leak. It even has a printable...
Forum: ADS-B 02-26-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,413
Posted By NYTOM
New to this area and these are two good leads...

New to this area and these are two good leads which are both only a short hop from my home field. Thanks for sharing your experience. :)
Forum: ADS-B 02-26-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,413
Posted By NYTOM
ADS-B /Transponder certification SouthEast

Can anyone recommend your favorite ?Experimental Friendly? Avionics shop in the Raleigh, NC area for a Txp cert.:) It might be me but a lot of these guys seem to get a funny look on their face when...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-24-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Take advantage of Vic nearby.

I?ll second Vic at Baseleg Aviation. He?s only about a 1/2 hour flight away and it would be worth the peace of mind you?ll get from having him go over it. It?s one of his specialties.:)
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-22-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,550
Posted By NYTOM
That is such sad news Allan. I?m so sorry....

That is such sad news Allan. I?m so sorry. Thinking a lot about you.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-06-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,473
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Talk about a change

Toto I have a feeling we?re not in Jersey anymore. :D
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-21-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,835
Posted By NYTOM
I appreciate the help my friend.

Thanks for trying Scott. :) I tried to find that info and kept striking out. No wonder I?m having such a hard time getting this squared away. :(
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-21-2020, 02:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,835
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up You made my morning.

Thank you Sean & David. Outstanding .:) I searched all over GRT?s site and the internet for that info and couldn?t find squat. :eek:
Can?t wait to get to the hangar. Have a great day gentlemen. :D
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-20-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,835
Posted By NYTOM
Question EIS 4000. Fuel pressure connection

Does anyone know the proper resistor needed for the VDO Fuel Pressure sender to EIS 4000 on a carbureted O-360. I?ve been searching all over and I?m finding conflicting values from 200, 301, & 470...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-18-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 480
Posted By NYTOM
GRT Sport SX / Obsolete Vans Fuel gauges

If your running two Vans Fuel gauges and want to keep them but have a GRT Sport SX with Fuel quantity indicators and want to run them also is it possible to wire both the EFIS and analog gauges to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,361
Posted By NYTOM
Question Just finished a 6A and they don?t look familiar....

Just finished a 6A and they don?t look familiar. Can you set a well know item by them for a size reference.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,509
Posted By NYTOM
Best safe site.

Which site would you use Sam?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-30-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 166,259
Posted By NYTOM
Where is N666BK

Trying real hard not to be nosey Vlad but have you moved to Vernal UT.:confused:
Strange to see you in one place other than the tri-state area for so long.:)
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-06-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,134
Posted By NYTOM
My late 6A kit after hey were obsoleted

I just completed my very late 6A kit and the later kits come with RV7 / 7A prints for the forward fuselage. My fuel system layout , FWF and interior is identical to the 7 with the center instrument...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-05-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,863
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up My decision has been made

Thanks Paul. You can?t get any recommendation better than that.:)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-04-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,863
Posted By NYTOM
I heard their retreads are even better than the...

I heard their retreads are even better than the new tires. Which model tires do you use Paul if you wouldn?t mind my asking.
Forum: Reviews 10-26-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up RV Transition Training in South East USA

A recommendation for your RV transition training in the South East US. :)
Just completed my training with Jan Bussell in Okeechobe Florida and feel a lot more confident about flying my decades long...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,532
Posted By NYTOM
Talking Spaghetti time

To answer your original question, NO !:eek:
Forum: West (and Southwest) 10-03-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By NYTOM
You?ll only need the extra ID if you take the bus...

You?ll only need the extra ID if you take the bus tour of the airbase that?s only available at the museum if it?s not sold out. :mad: Check the Pima Air and Space museum website to sign up for that...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 10-02-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By NYTOM
If you have a rental car at your disposal the...

If you have a rental car at your disposal the Pima Air & Space museum is a easy drive and only a couple hours away in Tucson. I?ve been to all the major aircraft museums in the US and this one is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-20-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By NYTOM
Outstanding Charlie. Just the info I needed....

Outstanding Charlie. Just the info I needed. Thank you. :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-19-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By NYTOM
Question EIS 4000 Question

In order to see Fuel pressure would the EIS 4000 head have to be sent back to GRT or can it be programmed in right in the panel. Found my original wiring diagram that came with it but there?s no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,139
Posted By NYTOM
Smile Wish I had this a few months ago.

Allan strikes again. :D
Oh if I only had this protector the first time I removed my bottom cowl after installing the prop the first time. Amazing how fast you can destroy the front edge of the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-02-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,892
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Awesome !

Now that?s the kind of ?Special Occasion? I?d love to fly too.
On my Bucket list to land at a Military base. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, I?m not picky. :D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-18-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By NYTOM
Talking Want to see more

Wow Steve , from what your showing it looks like a pretty neat paint job. Any chance of posting a photo of the whole plane? :)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-17-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Very easy

Exactly what Kyle said ! ;)
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By NYTOM
Red face Your not going to want to hear this.

I installed mine in the same place too until I realized a oil cooler line went there.
:eek: It was a pain installing and safety wiring it there and another pain uninstalling it. I moved it to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By NYTOM
Tubing or pipe nipple

I?ve had pretty good luck making punches out of tubing. Find a piece about 4? long and the same diameter size as the hole you need and sharpen one end of the tube making a bevel on the outside...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,702
Posted By NYTOM
Talking A simple test to see if you can do it.

You can do it if you can assemble anything from Ikea since the newer models from Van are actually assembled and not built like the legacy models.:)
And $$$$$$$, your going to need lots of that and I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 127,825
Posted By NYTOM
Harbor Freight must have them ?cheap?

Now can I just get a proton tape at Lowes or do I have to spend more and upgrade to a proton steel rule. Measure twice, cut once. :D
Forum: ADS-B 07-06-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By NYTOM
Free Flight Ranger question

For those who are running a Ranger that?s working well in a side by side , where did you mount the top and bottom antennas. It came with a rod type transponder antenna and a UAT blade antenna....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,622
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Looks familiar

Phillip that?s a nice job. I did almost exactly same thing when Hurricane Florence was bearing down on us last year except I got my up 16?. A stream runs right behind my hangar and I didn?t want my...
Forum: COMM 06-24-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By NYTOM
Smile Thanks Mike & Charlie.

That makes sense. I wasn?t aware of the internal relays. ;)
On the intercom schematic it shows both the pilot & co-pilot PTT activating by shorting the PTT with the audio Lo. I figured all that...
Forum: COMM 06-23-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By NYTOM
Post Need advice from our audio guru?s

Installing PM 3000 . Have PTT?s on sticks with single unshielded wire that ground to frame near stick. I?m afraid there going to pick up noise so I thought I?d have them trip sub miniature relays...
Forum: GPS 06-22-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,490
Posted By NYTOM
Red face I?m afraid I don?t know

My box was filled up after the first 5 requests. I had to delete everything so I could receive more. I really can?t remember since there all in the mail already.
I guess if you get a little battery...
Forum: GPS 06-22-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,490
Posted By NYTOM
Unhappy I?m fresh out of fresh batteries

Thanks for the interest in the Garmin batteries. I?ve sent them out in the order of the PM requests . 8 are in the mail already with the last to go Monday morning. Glad you guys could use them....
Forum: GPS 06-22-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,490
Posted By NYTOM
Mailbox has been cleaned

Just realized my mailbox was full. :eek: Issue has been corrected.:)
Forum: GPS 06-22-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,490
Posted By NYTOM
Hi Doug I’ll send you a battery for free. I have...

Hi Doug
I’ll send you a battery for free. I have 4 left. Just PM me your address. These batteries are tiny. You’ll need a pencil soldering iron and some tweezers. If you watch the video on You Tube...
Forum: GPS 06-20-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,490
Posted By NYTOM
Garmin 396, 496 internal German batteries

:confused:Needed to replace the internal “clock” battery on my 496. Garmin specified batteries ( German VARTA MC 621) are no longer available in the USA. Lots of stories of using button batteries...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-01-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,546
Posted By NYTOM
Talking Almost a 14

If your a big guy and do get a 6, I strongly suggest looking into a ?Almost a 14? mod from AntiSplat Aero. I put one in mine and that extra few inches of seat back travel is truly amazing.
Forum: Autopilots 05-25-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By NYTOM
AP product support

A shoutout to Jerry and company at Trio Avionics. Doing my final inspections to get ready for Vic?s inspection I encountered a very daunting problem with my new EZ Pilot.
I say new but in reality I...
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