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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By no7rosman
MT prop installed - Conversion from FP to CS

Hello all,

I finally completed the installation of my new 3-blade MT Prop. Thanks to everyone who helped along the way. Lots of good advice and knowledge came from asking questions here. Thank...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,479
Posted By no7rosman
I have used the go pro suction cup mount inside...

I have used the go pro suction cup mount inside the cockpit and outside. Only used it once on the outside and didn't like it too much, but it did work well inside.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By no7rosman
Thanks for the advice. Right now I am more...

Thanks for the advice. Right now I am more excited to fly my new prop and don't want to start on a project that big. I cut the 6" slot yesterday and it worked perfect. The cowling went on pretty...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By no7rosman
Sounds good. Thanks for the feedback.

Sounds good. Thanks for the feedback.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By no7rosman
Cowling Mod for 3-blade prop

Hello,

I installed a new 3-blade prop and getting ready to modify the lower cowling to get it on. It is the MT Prop on a RV9A with a O-360 in it.

Based on other threads it looks like the only...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By no7rosman
Sounds good. Here is some good reading if you...

Sounds good.

Here is some good reading if you haven't seen it yet.

http://www.darinanderson.com/search?q=prop
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By no7rosman
It's not terrible. Was planning on doing a write...

It's not terrible. Was planning on doing a write up about it. When I am done. It was a very good learning experience.

I've been working on it for two weeks (mostly weekends) and hoping to finish...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By no7rosman
Found it. Thank you both.

Found it. Thank you both.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By no7rosman
Thank you. I am not the builder but do have the...

Thank you. I am not the builder but do have the plans. Looking through them now trying to find it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By no7rosman
Prop control through the firewall

I am converting from FP to CS. Next step is running the prop control through the firewall.

Any suggestions on where to put the hole in my firewall on 9A?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,444
Posted By no7rosman
Offset torquing

Mike - I watched that video from anti-splat and didn't hear him mention offset torquing.

What is the rule?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,637
Posted By no7rosman
I too have a TT and it works great coupled to...

I too have a TT and it works great coupled to Garmin 430W.

Any comments on turbulence from TT owners? I usually shut mine off when it's bumpy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,094
Posted By no7rosman
Thanks for everyones help and input. I am working...

Thanks for everyones help and input. I am working with Tom to get the right one. Very much appreciated!

To dwranda -- Why you going the other way? Just curious.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,094
Posted By no7rosman
Thank you. I'll give Tom a call today.

Thank you. I'll give Tom a call today.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,094
Posted By no7rosman
Oil Line for CS Prop

Hello - I am converting from FP to a MT CS prop with the MT governor. Is there a pre-built oil line for this or is it better to build my own?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,513
Posted By no7rosman
I have a 9A with 180HP and just bought a new...

I have a 9A with 180HP and just bought a new prop. I went with a composite. 3 blade MT weighs 44 lbs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,444
Posted By no7rosman
Got it ordered. Thanks again.

Got it ordered. Thanks again.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,444
Posted By no7rosman
Good news! Thank you. Installation will be a bit...

Good news! Thank you. Installation will be a bit tougher since I am converting from FP, but shouldn't be too bad.

Thanks again!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,444
Posted By no7rosman
Glad to hear it. Thanks for the feedback. Much...

Glad to hear it. Thanks for the feedback. Much appreciated.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,444
Posted By no7rosman
New MT Prop

Hello - I am getting ready to pull the trigger on a new MT 3 blade prop part number PROP MTV12B/183-59B.

My 9A has an O360 currently running a FP.

Just curious to hear from anyone with the same...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-19-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 525
Posted By no7rosman
Anyone running the MT Prop?

Hello - I am getting ready to pull the trigger on a new MT 3 blade prop.
My 9A has an O360 currently running a FP.

Just curious to hear from anyone with the same setup.
Also curious to hear opinions...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,379
Posted By no7rosman
X-Plane

X-Plane is good. It also has a Vans RV8 that you can purchase.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,804
Posted By no7rosman
I am considering converting from FP to CS and...

I am considering converting from FP to CS and worried about the same thing. Does anyone use electric instead of hydraulic for this? I saw they don't recommend electric for aerobatics but I have a 9A...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-08-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,874
Posted By no7rosman
I'll check it out. Thanks!

I'll check it out. Thanks!
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-07-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,874
Posted By no7rosman
MT Prop?

Anyone here running a MT prop on their 9? Wondering how it would compare to the WW?
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-06-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,874
Posted By no7rosman
Darrin - Those blog posts are great! My take-off...

Darrin - Those blog posts are great! My take-off roll right now is not impressive. Not sure exactly what it is...but I don't like it. It's one of the driving factors to looking at a new prop.

Also...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-06-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,874
Posted By no7rosman
Surprising how the perspectives differ. I did see...

Surprising how the perspectives differ. I did see quite a few posts saying how happy they are with the Catto.

BCP - That prop is beautiful!! Thanks for the insight. Glad to hear the comparison...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-06-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,874
Posted By no7rosman
Thanks for the input. I am at 5k ft MSL and...

Thanks for the input. I am at 5k ft MSL and mostly looking for the take-off performance. I have heard the prop won't help the cruise much.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-05-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,874
Posted By no7rosman
Whirl Wind Prop?

I see everyone talking about the 200RV in a different thread.

Everyone likes it pretty well?

I have a 9A with 0-360 currently running a fixed pitch prop. Thinking about upgrading.

Is this what...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,789
Posted By no7rosman
Ron - Thanks for this info. On the EGT's 1&2...

Ron - Thanks for this info. On the EGT's 1&2 always run higher than 3&4 by about 100 degrees. 1&2 are usually very close and 3&4 are usually very close. The probes are not in the exact same spot on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,789
Posted By no7rosman
It is carbureted. I generally lean by the temps...

It is carbureted. I generally lean by the temps and don't run lean of peak. I lean until the CHTs are at about 350-375. #3 is always cooler. EGT's will be about 1300-1350. At 2300 rpm and 8500 feet...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,789
Posted By no7rosman
Thank you for the information. It is...

Thank you for the information. It is helpful.

Based on everyones responses it doesn't appear to be a real serious problem and the pictures do not show anything terribly abnormal.

I am going to do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,789
Posted By no7rosman
Hello all, Thank you for help on this. I am...

Hello all,

Thank you for help on this.

I am measuring CHT. I checked the probes by switching 1 & 3 and got the same results.
I then put a new probe in for good measures.

It is carbureted.
Oil...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,789
Posted By no7rosman
~500 hours

~500 hours
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,789
Posted By no7rosman
Borescope #3 - Any comments?

Hello,

My #3 has burned cooler than the rest since I bought the plane. The temp difference is around 50-70 degrees. 1, 2, 4 all seem to run pretty similar. I ruled out the sensor.

Just wanted to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,293
Posted By no7rosman
I have a 9A that wants to turn left when I am in...

I have a 9A that wants to turn left when I am in it alone. With a passenger she flies pretty strait.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,169
Posted By no7rosman
I have a 9A at KGXY and can't say enough good...

I have a 9A at KGXY and can't say enough good things about it. Two people in the cockpit your size is tight, but I do it all the time.
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-15-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,649
Posted By no7rosman
I see this is a pretty old thread, but had to...

I see this is a pretty old thread, but had to spark it up again as I don't see the resolution. My aux pump is doing this occasionally. Clicks away and fuel psi is 0. Doesn't happen very often...but...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-24-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,173
Posted By no7rosman
This was great. Thanks for posting!

This was great. Thanks for posting!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,765
Posted By no7rosman
I also wanted to plug this product. It's been...

I also wanted to plug this product. It's been installed for a couple months now and I use it every time entering and exiting the plane. My floor had a piece of aluminum angle stock screwed to it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By no7rosman
Definitely an expensive way to travel. :)

Definitely an expensive way to travel. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By no7rosman
Do you get similar performance from your 9?

Do you get similar performance from your 9?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By no7rosman
Thanks for the info. I haven't heard of one...

Thanks for the info. I haven't heard of one either but had to ask.

I have an O-360 too and have never seen 175kts at 75%. I cruise at 2400 rpm (fixed pitch)
and get about 161 kts. with about 9 gph....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By no7rosman
200hp RV9?

Are there any 200hp 9's out there?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,227
Posted By no7rosman
I went through a similar problem this summer. It...

I went through a similar problem this summer. It wasn't intermittent though. Just failed. The issue turned out to be a broken connector inside the plug that goes into the back of the alternator....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By no7rosman
Thanks for the help everyone. I'll give these...

Thanks for the help everyone. I'll give these suggestions a try and report back.

Carl - I have read lots of information on the subject of EGT's. The part that makes me twitch is how fast the temps...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By no7rosman
Thanks guys. My friend who was in the plane with...

Thanks guys. My friend who was in the plane with me and an A&P said the same thing about the filter having too much oil. It's possible and I plan on cleaning it again maybe not put any oil on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By no7rosman
O-360 EGTs cool with carb heat

Hello,

I recently did some maintenance on my plane which appears to have caused a problem. The maintenance was an oil change and clean and re-oil the air filter. (I know...what could go wrong) I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,346
Posted By no7rosman
Steve - This was valuable. Thanks! I went out...

Steve - This was valuable. Thanks! I went out today and read <b>ALL<b> the documentation and it was further down on the page. Pretty sure I read phase 1 and stopped there.

My instructor was out...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,346
Posted By no7rosman
Thanks a lot everyone for the good advise. I...

Thanks a lot everyone for the good advise. I called the FSDO yesterday and the gentleman didn't know what I was talking about. He took some notes and told me he would get back to me.

Also fairly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,496
Posted By no7rosman
RV9A

I bought my 9A about 5 months ago and just signed up for my VAF account a couple days ago. Since tonight I had to ask a question here (and got great help)...I figured I'd take moment to say how much...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,346
Posted By no7rosman
Excellent! Thank You both for a fast response....

Excellent! Thank You both for a fast response. There is no extra text at the end of mine. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,346
Posted By no7rosman
Operating Limitations for IFR

Hello,

I bought a really nice 9A that was supposed to be IFR Certified. It says in the logs the systems were checked by a certified mechanic and it's "certified". However after digging into the regs...
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