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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,962
Posted By Cfrisella
Call Abram at pilot-USA. We use them and they...

Call Abram at pilot-USA. We use them and they cost about 30$. This is the plug that would normally mount to the headset cord.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,683
Posted By Cfrisella
http://prevailanceaerospace.com

http://prevailanceaerospace.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 123,691
Posted By Cfrisella
Just went to the airport and checked my 7A. Happy...

Just went to the airport and checked my 7A. Happy to say no issue to date with 200 hours. Bucking will be real fun though for someone out of practice. Like me! Just wondering if the updated assembly...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-04-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,368
Posted By Cfrisella
Hurry dad!... Or they gonna catch us!

Hurry dad!... Or they gonna catch us!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 23,455
Posted By Cfrisella
I do, for 2 reasons. First of all, because I...

I do, for 2 reasons. First of all, because I manufacture them, and secondly because I fear bird strikes. The RV wind screen is very weak IMO. A visor on takeoff and landing might just save the day.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,186
Posted By Cfrisella
Garmin 430 com/factory settings

Can someone tell me what setting for s250, sidetone and mic the 430 is sent out with?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,047
Posted By Cfrisella
With us beer is always involved. ;)

With us beer is always involved. ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,047
Posted By Cfrisella
We're promoting the PilotX flight helmet. It was...

We're promoting the PilotX flight helmet. It was featured in the December issue of AOPA and you can also check it out at www.boneheadcomposites.com.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,047
Posted By Cfrisella
Oshkosh Airventure 2016

Hi,

I'm looking for extra hands for our booth at Oshkosh for 3-4 days. Before I reach out to a staffing company I wanted to post here to see if anyone is interested in a trade. A Bonehead PilotX for...
Forum: Safety 08-12-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,757
Posted By Cfrisella
PilotX Flight Helmet

I use the PilotX, but I'm a bit biased....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,715
Posted By Cfrisella
I guess another way of asking the question would...

I guess another way of asking the question would be... If an airplane had one instrument that only measured the Amps being drawn by things that were turned on and an amp meter that was only measuring...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,715
Posted By Cfrisella
Thinking about it... I know there's only one Hall...

Thinking about it... I know there's only one Hall effect/affect? Sensor on the alt line which came with the GRT system. The VP is reading what the system is just using. It doesn't sense what the alt...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,715
Posted By Cfrisella
Amp meter readings

I'm comparing the amp reading from my VP100 against what my GRT is saying the alt is producing and it's not what I'd expect. With everything on, the VP says something around 32amps but the GRT only...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,658
Posted By Cfrisella
I found the secret screen on the 430. It's...

I found the secret screen on the 430. It's factory setting was 31 and I adjusted it down to 10 but the new value didn't stick when I turned if off then back on. There's a "store calibration?" Label...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,658
Posted By Cfrisella
A little help with the Garmin stack please

I have a Garmin GMA 240, 430 and SL30. My question is, how do I lower the volume of hearing myself when I transmit. Volume controls everywhere else have no affect on it. Thanks in advance
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,836
Posted By Cfrisella
I own a printer

I own a FDM machine. Prints in ABS plastic and is very useful. I can pull fiberglass molds right off the plastic model. The plastic parts alone can used depending on the purpose. Here's my most...
Forum: Safety 07-10-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,337
Posted By Cfrisella
Really interesting.....but bro? Way too much time...

Really interesting.....but bro? Way too much time on your hands. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,336
Posted By Cfrisella
I wouldn't even try. My daughter is about to turn...

I wouldn't even try. My daughter is about to turn 2 and I still won't consider it. Once she's able to make it through a movie theater experience, beginning to end, then we'll go flying.
Forum: Flight Testing 10-26-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,531
Posted By Cfrisella
I have pretty much have the same set up on my 7A....

I have pretty much have the same set up on my 7A. IO-360, standard compression and using the 7 row cooler Vans sells. The system did not work until I routed the exit air out the bottom of the cowl. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,316
Posted By Cfrisella
Here is a cut cross section of the earlier 7...

Here is a cut cross section of the earlier 7 rudder that shows the maximum amount the rod end can be unthreaded. I believe the spar thickness is consistent at all three locations. This is the upper...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 983
Posted By Cfrisella
Hall effect sensor testing?

Is there a way to test the GRt hall effect sensor to see if it's damaged. I repositioned mine a couple weeks ago, but not before dropping it. My readings are now all over the place.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-06-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,621
Posted By Cfrisella
I saw the same on mine. Just assumed it was the...

I saw the same on mine. Just assumed it was the mouse milk I put on the ball joints getting blown out. Water would be a good guess too. Engine sounds good, runs good...all good
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,719
Posted By Cfrisella
Thanks all. I think next time I have the cowl off...

Thanks all. I think next time I have the cowl off I'll remove it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,719
Posted By Cfrisella
Stupid sniffle valve!!!

Don't know if others are having this problem, but I can't seem to keep my sniffle valve from clogging up every few flights. Maybe it's because I don't fly often enough and it just doesn't have enough...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,098
Posted By Cfrisella
Wing contour drawing?

Can someone tell me which 7A drawing shows the full scale wing contour? Thanks in advance.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,638
Posted By Cfrisella
If the shape allows this is what I've done. First...

If the shape allows this is what I've done. First make your basic part with fiberglass or carbon to your working thickness. Then sand and fill the surface like you were going to paint it. Then, apply...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-28-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,741
Posted By Cfrisella
Build a set of wings

How about just building wings? You can learn to speed the process up with each set and people will pay to shave off the time.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-02-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,053
Posted By Cfrisella
3/4 anyways

3/4 anyways
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-02-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,053
Posted By Cfrisella
I probably had one too many drinks, but is the...

I probably had one too many drinks, but is the back of the oil cooler blocked off?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,185
Posted By Cfrisella
It's mounted on angled stock the same it was...

It's mounted on angled stock the same it was mounted on the baffles. Then to the motor mount via four clamps. I can see a clamp breaking, but time will tell.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,185
Posted By Cfrisella
Confused?

I think there's some confusion. The oil temps climbed to 220 when I just had the NACA dumping into the engine compartment. The most recent mod was channeling this air out the bottom of the cowl. From...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,185
Posted By Cfrisella
Unfortunately I'm not the type of person who...

Unfortunately I'm not the type of person who likes to get crazy with data, if I don't have too. I'm usually happy with "yes" it does work, or "no" it doesn't. I think in extreme cold areas this setup...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,185
Posted By Cfrisella
Oil cooling Full Circle

I thought I'd share my experiences encounter while going through the process of relocating my oil cooler. Hopefully this will be usefull to others either thinking of doing it, or for those who...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,068
Posted By Cfrisella
Another one for the hammered rattle can. Does...

Another one for the hammered rattle can. Does take a while before fully cured, but is durable. The best thing I like about it though is that chips can be touched up easy. Seat belt hardware is great...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-11-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,518
Posted By Cfrisella
How I did mine..7A

http://i664.photobucket.com/albums/vv9/cfrisella/N502CFbookphotos219.jpg

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Forum: RV-3 12-26-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,469
Posted By Cfrisella
Protecting the windscreen.

I just used the adhesive paper sticker companies use for transferring peel and rub decals.

My canopy is only screwed down on the sides using every other hole. Those holes were then over sized.
Forum: RV-3 12-23-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,469
Posted By Cfrisella
Correction

It was meant to say 5.7 oz. not 7.5 oz.
Forum: RV-3 12-22-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,469
Posted By Cfrisella
I used a 3K 7.5 oz., plain weave fabric. You can...

I used a 3K 7.5 oz., plain weave fabric. You can make it either all carbon or a sandwich layup with carbon on the outside layers. I went the mixed route to save some money. If I went all carbon, same...
Forum: RV-3 12-22-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,469
Posted By Cfrisella
I love mine!

Hey Larry, here's how I did it on 7A. Made of carbon/glass molded right the canopy and fuse. Everything is screwed on or clamped....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,796
Posted By Cfrisella
I can't believe my wife missed that. Thanks!

I can't believe my wife missed that. Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,796
Posted By Cfrisella
Bonehead composites

We sell direct copies of van's scoops in carbon fiber. Cost 50 bucks each.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,280
Posted By Cfrisella
Smoking motor mounts?

I have Lord motor mounts and I've noticed something odd after about 40 hours. The mounts have discolored the engine mount just along the top of the Lord rubber mounts. I'm thinking on start up and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,418
Posted By Cfrisella
I think I have the same one on my IO360. It's...

I think I have the same one on my IO360. It's loud too and doesn't sound very smooth. Sounds like its slurping, but it pumps fuel. Once the motor is turning it sounds great!
Forum: Fiberglass 11-10-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,441
Posted By Cfrisella
You might be able to layup on the inside of the...

You might be able to layup on the inside of the plastic lens and just use that. It will be a little smaller, but it should fit and then you can blend it in with filler.
Forum: California 10-24-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,177
Posted By Cfrisella
I'm in French Valley F70. You'll probably drive...

I'm in French Valley F70. You'll probably drive by on your way to Palm Springs. I have a Catto as well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,169
Posted By Cfrisella
Did Catto props go up in price?? I only paid like...

Did Catto props go up in price?? I only paid like 2500 bucks, give or take. No problems on mine BTW.:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,433
Posted By Cfrisella
Ipad only gets the route view.

Ipad only gets the route view.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,433
Posted By Cfrisella
It also works with just an iPad.

It also works with just an iPad.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,433
Posted By Cfrisella
Talking It's surprising there isn't talk about it. Glad I...

It's surprising there isn't talk about it. Glad I found it Alan.... Not
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,433
Posted By Cfrisella
Using Cloudahoy?

I haven't seen any talk of people using Cloudahoy for speed data. Really easy to use and it's free. How accurate do you think it is?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,040
Posted By Cfrisella
I hate sounds out of the norm. A couple weeks ago...

I hate sounds out of the norm. A couple weeks ago I had an exhaust hanger brake. Just the sound pitch change and vibrations from that little thing got me heart going.
Forum: California 09-11-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,238
Posted By Cfrisella
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: California 09-10-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,238
Posted By Cfrisella
Familiar with Ventura area flying?

I have a question for those who fly the Ventura area. I recently moved to Channel Islands near Oxnard airport and have started commuting by air when weather permits to French Valley. I've noticed in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,837
Posted By Cfrisella
I have pretty much the same setup and mine does...

I have pretty much the same setup and mine does the same thing. Don't think it would ever stop running, but sure not the same smooth sound. Also does it after landing towards the end of a long taxi...
Forum: California 07-19-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,017
Posted By Cfrisella
I think I'll save Catalina for another day after...

I think I'll save Catalina for another day after I get more time in the plane and go there with someone having experience. I think I'd be okay, but why take chances. Already know what there to see...
Forum: California 07-18-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,017
Posted By Cfrisella
Going to Catalina this weekend.

Can anyone tell me what to expect here? Looking at google maps I can't tell if there's any tie downs and rather not park my baby in the dirt. Do I need to pack anything else besides the raft? Thanks !
Forum: Interiors 07-16-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,084
Posted By Cfrisella
Sweet! looks great. Even cleaner then mine I...

Sweet! looks great. Even cleaner then mine I think. Now I'll have to do it over again..... DANG!!
Forum: RV-10 07-15-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,787
Posted By Cfrisella
Probably just grey gelcoat.

Probably just grey gelcoat.
Forum: California 07-02-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,240
Posted By Cfrisella
Well.... If they ask that, I might just say "...

Well.... If they ask that, I might just say " good day". Got off easy once already and I don't want to my personal greed get the better.
Forum: California 07-02-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,240
Posted By Cfrisella
Looks like I'll have to give it a try. Thanks for...

Looks like I'll have to give it a try. Thanks for all the help!
Forum: California 06-30-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,240
Posted By Cfrisella
Yeaaaaah.... That's what I thought. Thanks for...

Yeaaaaah.... That's what I thought. Thanks for the info. I'm only insured for 70k so maybe I'll make a case. Most likely will be a waste of time, I'm sure.
Forum: California 06-30-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,240
Posted By Cfrisella
California property tax question

I fear I know the answer to this, but still need to ask. My 7A was completed last November. All my use taxes were paid in full totaling about 5500.00. A couple minutes ago I opened an unsecured...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,131
Posted By Cfrisella
Need more Air? NACA/Eyeball vent combo

Hi Everyone. I want to let you all know about something new we have that was requested by a fellow member. It's a small NACA, about the size of Van's standard scoop, with a built in eyeball vent. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,235
Posted By Cfrisella
Oil cooler NACA installed

I decided to mount the 4 inch NACA on my 7A to see how it performs and also give others an alternative mounting method. I'm sure it's been done before but it worked out well with little fabrication...
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