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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-02-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 351
Posted By UH1CW2
FS: New Military Stick Grip

I have a military stick grip that came out a of a new aircraft at Boeing. I replaced the top red button with a speed brake switch that can be used for a flaps up and down switch with neutral Off...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-18-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By UH1CW2
WTB: Lycoming Slick Ignition Harness 3/4

Looking for a new set of Slick magneto ignition harnesses for lycoming 360/320 with 3/4 inch plug caps. Please contact me via email: UH1CW2@Gmail.com
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-14-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By UH1CW2
430 TX and RX data

So, it sounds like I can split the TX from the 430 provided that each device it goes to Be on the same baud rate and format.

Spoke with Uavionx and they stated just a TX line from the 430 was...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By UH1CW2
So I will put in 2 circuits for each device, TX...

So I will put in 2 circuits for each device, TX and RX. What serial ports would you use in the P4001 Connector , 56 & 57 and 58 & 59? Does it matter what serial ports I use out of the 4 sets...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By UH1CW2
Garmin 430 RS232 Question

Ken, Do you think I can use one RS232 output and split the signal to both devices? Each is looking for GPS position information. Neither need to feed back to the 430.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By UH1CW2
Need Garmin 430 wiring help

I just purchased a Uavionx AV-30 and a EDM 830 engine monitor. I would like to wire them to the Garmin 430 for the GPS tracking function. I just need to know if I can use the RS232 output pin from...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-12-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By UH1CW2
WTB: GRT Mini EFIS

Looking for a Mini AP, Mini X or Mini GA EFIS from GRT. Please email me if you have one and would like to part with it. UH1CW2@Gmail.com
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-28-2021, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,720
Posted By UH1CW2
Battery Decisions

I am running a 320 Lycoming with 9:1 pistons. In the last 12 years I have gone through 3 Odyssey 920's and 2 Concord 35AXC. The batteries last about 2.2 years each. I just purchased a EarthX 900...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-21-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,281
Posted By UH1CW2
Thanks for the info.

After reading the posts I think I am going with the 900 series EarthX. That will give me some life with radios and electronic ignition for about 1.2 hours if I lost the alternator. Thanks again guys.
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-20-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,281
Posted By UH1CW2
Need Help with EarthX battery size

I am running a 0320 with 10:1 pistons. My current battery is an RG 35 ACX Concord. My questions are. what EarthX battery will crank the engine as fast or faster than my current battery, EXT 680, EXT...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,896
Posted By UH1CW2
Romeo Michigan D98

Paid 4.49 the other day at my airport. Michigan gas prices are still high. I think Alabama prices are about the lowest.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,147
Posted By UH1CW2
Nephew got hooked

I was very fortunate last summer as I moved back from Mississippi to Michigan. I hadn?t spent time with my 16 year old nephew since he was about 6 years old. One afternoon he came out to the airfield...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-13-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By UH1CW2
Gasket Sealer

I agree with 10builder EZ turn on each side of the gasket and you shouldn't have any leaks. If you want the traditional solution go with Permatex Form a gasket type 3 in the round jar. I guess it all...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-12-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 860
Posted By UH1CW2
Lycoming sump question?

I just purchased a Lycoming Io-360 A1A. It has the Rear draft sump on it (P/N: LW 13784). I need the sump with the bottom centered intake port with the short stubby intake tubes. Would anyone...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,515
Posted By UH1CW2
Flashlight & Fuel

Years ago when I was flying in Army I had a night flight currency due. My crew-chief and I wondered out to the flight line in 20 degree winter weather in Michigan. it was dark, cold and windy, We...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,022
Posted By UH1CW2
1/2 NPT chip detector

I am currently in the prototype design stage of manufacturing Chip Detectors with 1/2 NPT. If things go good we will be introducing some strait thread units and maybe a 3/8 NPT unit. The design will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By UH1CW2
100LL & water settle time

In the past, about 25 years ago I was provided how fast water settles in 100LL fuel. Does anyone know how many inches water settles in 100LL per hour or minute? Thanks Guys!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,949
Posted By UH1CW2
THANKS FOR ALL THE FEEDBACK

Gentelmen, thank you for all the suggestions. As always, this is a great forum for assistance.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,949
Posted By UH1CW2
Condition Inspection Cost $$$

I would like to hear from some of you that did not build your RV's. What should I expect to pay for an A&P to perform a condition inspection on my aircraft. Roughly on an RV 4, 6, 7 or 8. Again just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,381
Posted By UH1CW2
ACK 406 Activation

Had my ACK 406 go off on a flight from Mississippi to Michigan. Landed for fuel and had my wife call me about the Airforce getting my beacon signal. I shut off the main switch for the rest of the...
Forum: Midwest 05-21-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 692
Posted By UH1CW2
I may be able to help. What type plane is it?...

I may be able to help. What type plane is it? When do you need the inspection? Will the seller have tools available if required?

UH1CW2@Gmail.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,372
Posted By UH1CW2
I tend to agree with Hartstoc on this. I've had 5...

I tend to agree with Hartstoc on this. I've had 5 engine outs in my military and civilian flying years. Never once did what this guy did. Put every aircraft on a paved surface with zero damage,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,948
Posted By UH1CW2
Fuses?

I think if I were doing it all over again I would use a small automotive fuse panel out of site but easy access. The only reason you need fuses accessible to you is if it is flight critical, Landing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By UH1CW2
Thanks

Merlin3,
that is my exact setup. Been trying for 2 years to get the GRT to track a GPS course! I have spoke with GRT multiple times and still NO JOY.

See your PM's I sent my contact Phone...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By UH1CW2
GRT EFIS SX & GARMIN 250XL

I am unable to get my external Garmin GNC 250 XL to drive the GRT Autopilot system. Does anyone have a GNC 150, 155, 250 or 300 XL hooked to their GRT EFIS and use it to drive the autopilot? If so,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By UH1CW2
THANKS

I appreciate the advice. There is nothing more frustrating than the engine starter fighting its way past a compression stroke.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By UH1CW2
Need starter Option Help

I have a 0360 200 HP Lycoming I need a starter for. The current starter is Factory and it has trouble tuning the engine over. The blades seem to almost come to a stop when on a compression stroke....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 478
Posted By UH1CW2
iFly 720 Hard wired to ilevel SW ADS-B

Looking for anyone who has hard wired the ilevil ADS-B w/AHRS to there iFly GPS for ADS-B information and AHRS usage.

The issue I'm having is the ilevil is hard wired (RS 232) into my GRT EFIS for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By UH1CW2
G3X question (Garmin System)

I have a couple of questions regarding the Garmin G3X tough (GDU 460 & GDU 450).

When you purchase these units for the advertised price on the Garmin Link, What do they come with? Do you still need...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By UH1CW2
THANKS

That was great. Thank you for taking the time to get those measurements. The drawing was outstanding. Again, thank you!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By UH1CW2
MA3-SPA Mounting Base Dimensions

I need an MA3-SPA carb mounting base for the throat diameter and the bolt hole pattern dimensions. Anyone have this information or have a broken or unserviceable MA3 they wouldn't mind parting with?...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,591
Posted By UH1CW2
If you have a remote Flip/Flop switch wired to...

If you have a remote Flip/Flop switch wired to the control stick, odds are you have a short to ground on that circuit. That was my issue in the past, same failure mode. If not, you may have a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,406
Posted By UH1CW2
You can even add, if leaving the planet turn on...

You can even add, if leaving the planet turn on the boost pump. I understand what Lycoming says, I use it as needed. The point was, its only used intermittently, not for the entire flight so don't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,607
Posted By UH1CW2
If they are a paint match to the white on the...

If they are a paint match to the white on the aircraft, they are most likely painted on. If they are an off-color get a magnifying glass and look close at the edge of one of the numbers, you'll be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,406
Posted By UH1CW2
So you have an engine driven pump (Mechanical)...

So you have an engine driven pump (Mechanical) and an electrical driven pump as a secondary boost pump. The only time the boost pump should be ON is during engine prime/starting and an emergency...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-01-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By UH1CW2
Not very good design for visual indication of ON...

Not very good design for visual indication of ON or OFF? They do not appear to be lighted? I think they are push button switches. Like az_gila stated they have no current ratings on them? I'd be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,494
Posted By UH1CW2
TEMPERATURES

Not all aircraft cool as well as others when they taxi or sit idling. Pusher aircraft get extremely hot and must be shut down if they taxi or idle to long. I think one way to eliminate issues during...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 743
Posted By UH1CW2
It is not that simple. MA 4SPA represents a 150...

It is not that simple. MA 4SPA represents a 150 to 160 HP displacement with an accelerator pump. The different part numbers can represent may things.

- If the venturi has been updated from 2 piece...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-14-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,586
Posted By UH1CW2
At 1800 RPM's I always had a drop in each...

At 1800 RPM's I always had a drop in each magneto. Could be that the mag that is dropping of needs to be retimed. Check timing on both mags, make sure they are in sync. Also, pull plugs on the weak...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-14-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,563
Posted By UH1CW2
I'm in line with RV10inOz when it comes to...

I'm in line with RV10inOz when it comes to running these engines. Why have a fast plane and treat it like a Cessna or Piper. I am always 75 to 90 % power 180 kts cruise. The aircraft doesn't even...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,680
Posted By UH1CW2
I'm glad it worked for you. I think it is about...

I'm glad it worked for you. I think it is about the best cleaner I've used considering price, polished finish and cleaning ability.

Just used up my last can of the stuff. Need to visit the HONDA...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,209
Posted By UH1CW2
45 to 50 lbs has always worked well for me. I had...

45 to 50 lbs has always worked well for me. I had an AI tell me years ago to just "Stand them up"! He wouldn't use a gage, just pump them up until they felt full.

I wanted to make a comment about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,091
Posted By UH1CW2
That looks like an old tire (Dry Rot). Possibly...

That looks like an old tire (Dry Rot). Possibly been sitting on the shelf for years before you purchased and installed it. I think I would send that back as a defect tire if you still have the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,680
Posted By UH1CW2
I never used The Honda Cleaner & Polish on my...

I never used The Honda Cleaner & Polish on my canopy. Believe it or not I use Rain-X window cleaner on my canopy. Been using that for at least 10 years. My plane doesn't have all the fancy stuff like...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,493
Posted By UH1CW2
Do you think you got carb icing and the manifold...

Do you think you got carb icing and the manifold pressure was reduced due to blockage. Or should I ask if your throttle arm is pushed open with a cable? If so maybe the cable is not opening up the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,405
Posted By UH1CW2
NAV AIDS

I can remember back in the 90's when NDB's would go out. They started letting them fall to the wayside. I do believe that LOC & ILS approaches will be around for a long time yet. I also understand...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 21,630
Posted By UH1CW2
I had no idea

After reading through all these post I had no idea so many pilots in this forum do not have an instrument ticket. I was lucky and the US Army provided me with one. For the record I haven't filed IFR...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By UH1CW2
Thanks Bob

I replaced the thermocouple, issue has not gone away. However, it has changed up a bit. Now the EGT reads 200 degrees less than the other three in cruise flight. As the EGT gets lower with less power...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,680
Posted By UH1CW2
I had used this product 10+ years ago and it...

I had used this product 10+ years ago and it worked good. the issue I had was the cost after shipping. I always had to order it. I just couldn't drive to a local business and purchase some. The other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,680
Posted By UH1CW2
Usefull cleaning product

About 5 years ago a gentleman in Mississippi told me about a product sold by HONDA called "Spray Cleaner & Polish". He used it on his motorcycles for decades. I started using it on the plane and it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,513
Posted By UH1CW2
Cylinder, Main bearing , WOW!

Anyone who has torn down a split case engine understands that once the case is bolted together and the dowels seat it is not going to separate enough to allow bearings to slip out of place, even with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By UH1CW2
Lots of info

Now that I have heard that they tend to fail I don't think I am interested in them. I don't even think I would spend 50 dollars on a complete set. Thanks for all the information on the product. I'll...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By UH1CW2
Ztron Labs (LED Position Lamps)

What happened to Ztron Labs. They seemed to have a great product at a very low price. I am in the market for new LED position lights and thought I would look at the Ztron system. The web page is up...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,885
Posted By UH1CW2
good oil points

I like the thought process of using a straight weight oil, no multi viscosities. I lived in Mississippi for 6 years and the oil temp would get hot in the summer time (220's F). I always ran the Shell...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,225
Posted By UH1CW2
Trace the ground

Your issue sounds like the gage power or ground circuits have a poor/weak connection. I would reground the (-) gage pin and check 12 volts (+) on the power side.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By UH1CW2
EGT Jumping around

I am using a GRT EFIS. Yesterday I noticed my EGT on cylinder 2 fluctuating rapidly from 1300 to 1130 and all temps in between. The other 3 cylinders were stable around 1300F. Anyone experienced...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,885
Posted By UH1CW2
Engine Oil Question

I have been using Shell 100W for over 15 years and it seems to have performed well. However, several people on the field are telling me that the Phillips 66 Victory 100AW is a better oil. Does anyone...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,961
Posted By UH1CW2
OIL PRESSURE 100 +++

I'm not telling anyone not to run high oil pressure. I am stating that there Is no need to ever run anything over 65 psi on a Lycoming Engine.

On a side not I worked as a Powertrain engineer for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 14,961
Posted By UH1CW2
Lycoming Oil Pressure ++++

I read these posts about oil pressures being set at 100 + PSI on Lycoming Engines, Why? Why in the world would anyone set their pressure above 65 psi. These engines are not making 1000 Horse Power!...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-11-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By UH1CW2
? iFly GPS Driving GRT autopilot

Is there anyone who has experience driving a GRT autopilot system with the iFly 700 series GPS? I am curious how well it works and if you rubber band a course change if the autopilot responds to the...
Forum: ADS-B 04-03-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,237
Posted By UH1CW2
iLevil ADS-B Customer Service?

GRT and Adventure Pilot have been helping me over the last 4 weeks in trying to get this ilevil 2 SW ADS-B unit to function correctly. After shipping out the iLevil unit and the iFly GPS to JJ at...
Forum: ADS-B 04-03-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,237
Posted By UH1CW2
ilevil issue

I have been working with Jeff from GRT but he doesn't have the data on the iLevil and they do not return any communication unless you are purchasing a new product. I need the ilevil Baud rates, out...
Forum: ADS-B 04-02-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,237
Posted By UH1CW2
ilevil to GRT EFIS ADS-B

I am having trouble getting the ilevil 2 SW to send the ADS-B data to the GRT EFIS.
iLevil is configured for GDL90 protocol
I have the iLevil AUX0 Port configured for DATA OUT (is this correct)?
I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-17-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By UH1CW2
THANK YOU

Well there is some conflicting information between the first responder (Gene) and the second (G3 xpert)? I'm going with the Garmin g3xpert. I was hoping it would display the AHRS information from the...
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