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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-01-2022, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By rmarshall234
Sweet!! Nice, beautiful clear day and good pics!...

Sweet!! Nice, beautiful clear day and good pics! Brought back memories....here's one of the SD Bay and Coronado.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-26-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By rmarshall234
I think you're right - a well-kept secret. I...

I think you're right - a well-kept secret. I just checked the manuals I have for my Ellison 4-5 which should use the same bore and it has every dimension one could want *except the throttle body...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-23-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By rmarshall234
Plus.. simple and reliable lightweight no...

Plus..

simple and reliable
lightweight
no separate antenna installation
no separate remote switch reqd
easy to service and test
inexpensive battery replacement
simple and reliable (oh, did i say...
Forum: Tools 11-22-2022, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 693
Posted By rmarshall234
Pretty sure the holes I drill on my old...

Pretty sure the holes I drill on my old craigslist-purchased drill press are better than that. Try un-chucking the drill and re-chucking it a couple of times. Sometimes it doesn't square up in the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-20-2022, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By rmarshall234
You should be fine, Wingnut. Just make sure you...

You should be fine, Wingnut. Just make sure you are under the main spar of the horizontal. Heck, I used to carefully lift the tail of my -3 by the inboard leading edge of the horizontal. Even Van...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-14-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By rmarshall234
Beautiful. Another really nice piece of work. I...

Beautiful. Another really nice piece of work. I love the silver ribbon.

I used to be a freefall photographer/videographer, your work is superb. Excellent editing. It totally speaks to the love...
Forum: RV-4 11-13-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By rmarshall234
How about peripheral vision, will that work..:D

How about peripheral vision, will that work..:D
Forum: RV-4 11-13-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 778
Posted By rmarshall234
What is the *Deck Angle? The biplane I just...

What is the *Deck Angle? The biplane I just built has really tall grove gear and has a 12 degree deck angle. Haven't flown it yet buy when I taxi (to quote a friend with cataracts ) "I can't see...
Forum: Propellers 11-13-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By rmarshall234
It sounds like DRR is talking about something...

It sounds like DRR is talking about something like this..
Forum: Propellers 11-13-2022, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 379
Posted By rmarshall234
10", wow, must be a nice extension. I would...

10", wow, must be a nice extension. I would think Sabre Mfg would be the go-to place but others can chime in.
Forum: RV-3 11-12-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By rmarshall234
Super easy and cheap. A cable and a firewall...

Super easy and cheap. A cable and a firewall valve. Looks like you're in FL so you could get away with not using a heat muff. Just pull heated cowling air in and dump on your feet. That's all I...
Forum: Safety 11-10-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By rmarshall234
Uncontrolled fields have a "calm wind" rwy which...

Uncontrolled fields have a "calm wind" rwy which you both should have been using.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-09-2022, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By rmarshall234
I found one

I'm good. I found one and it will arrive tomorrow. Thx.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-09-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By rmarshall234
I doubt it. Maybe someone with an RV-3 that...

I doubt it. Maybe someone with an RV-3 that wants an aerobatic/climb prop.
54 inch pitch will spin the engine up quite a bit. What size are the bolt holes?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-08-2022, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,173
Posted By rmarshall234
That's what everyone would like to know. It's a...

That's what everyone would like to know. It's a Lycon engine, they're the Masters and know all the secrets.

They sponsored us in Formula One in the early 2000s and we blew up one of their motors...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-07-2022, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 834
Posted By rmarshall234
I don't understand the current craze with...

I don't understand the current craze with installing CiES fuel senders because they are "more accurate". At 12 Xs the price.? Who is relying on a fuel gauge indication so much that they need that...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-07-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By rmarshall234
from the beechtalk forum with pics.. FS: Whelen...

from the beechtalk forum with pics..

FS: Whelen Red and Green LED Strobe/Nav light kit

Working pull from a Cessna TTx.

$790 for the set/obo.
New they are $800 ea....
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-05-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By rmarshall234
Thanks. I have a KY97 as well but it's a little...

Thanks. I have a KY97 as well but it's a little longer in depth and won't fit my installation. I'm trying to avoid having to redo my installation.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-04-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By rmarshall234
WTB King KY92 VHF Comm Radio

Does anyone have one of these old analog radios in working condition? It would sure save me some extra work that I'm not looking forward to.
Thanks. No longer needed
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-02-2022, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By rmarshall234
I encourage you to do this. I took the time to...

I encourage you to do this. I took the time to put SS heel plates in my biplane build and am really glad I did. Great wear protection, very stylish and (soon to find out) very functional as well....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-30-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By rmarshall234
Beautiful. Pure Magic! Perfectly captures the...

Beautiful. Pure Magic!

Perfectly captures the essence of flight and the aerial view.
Thanks for posting.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-08-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By rmarshall234
Belts

I'm a parachute rigger and so I made my own belts for the biplane I'm building. I put a lot of thought into my choices and the pilot and GIB positions received very different treatment. The 2 inch...
Forum: California 10-05-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By rmarshall234
Hanger Situation in San Diego? It's not good. ...

Hanger Situation in San Diego?

It's not good. You'll prolly find there is a waiting list everywhere and I'd be shocked if you can find a hangar at the two airports you mentioned. Brown Field might...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-02-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By rmarshall234
Colors!!

Sweet! That's a sight for sore eyes for a westerner.. thx.

(i was wondering about the stow-away until I saw the caption...nice work, you didn't even leave a smear.)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,580
Posted By rmarshall234
I sure hope the OP reports back on this one. ...

I sure hope the OP reports back on this one.

Since he is saying, what his friend is saying, that the DAR said....I like to think it's some kind of miscommunication. I sure hope so anyway. ...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-28-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,297
Posted By rmarshall234
I think it is worse. Because as the...

I think it is worse. Because as the "manufacturer", you just made the miscalculation for the next owner(s) in line.
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-28-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,297
Posted By rmarshall234
The Margin

These words from Van had such a profound impact on me at the time, that I clipped it and pasted into my log book.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-24-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By rmarshall234
Yes, because helicopters vibrate like CRAZY. I...

Yes, because helicopters vibrate like CRAZY. I agree with RV10pilot.
Forum: Safety 09-19-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,768
Posted By rmarshall234
smt6's response

Sweet! A fantastic explanation and it makes perfect sense to me. Thank you! Exactly what I was hoping for.

To address the other comments as well...

I think we all agree, Controllers are great,...
Forum: Safety 09-18-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,768
Posted By rmarshall234
Why is there a shortage of Controllers? I've...

Why is there a shortage of Controllers? I've noticed it too but haven't heard a good logical reason of why it is like this now. (pls leave party politics out of any response)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-09-2022, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,973
Posted By rmarshall234
" On the center line.... All Day ...

" On the center line.... All Day Long "

You go girl :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-08-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,973
Posted By rmarshall234
Absolutely! At ~ 10% of the US pilot population,...

Absolutely! At ~ 10% of the US pilot population, GA's only real means of survival.


Congrat's to Shayna and the whole Anderson Team!
Forum: Rocket 08-27-2022, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By rmarshall234
And to add... I'm not sure it means nothing. I...

And to add...

I'm not sure it means nothing. I think it means nothing in flight but ground handling is a different matter. As I told a friend...I'll just taxi to my hangar with the tail in the air...
Forum: Rocket 08-26-2022, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By rmarshall234
Yes, I was agreeing with Toobuilder..

Yes, I was agreeing with Toobuilder..
Forum: Rocket 08-26-2022, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By rmarshall234
This ^^ I'm building a biplane and the "target"...

This ^^

I'm building a biplane and the "target" was 50-75 lbs of tailweight in level flight. Mine came in at 66. However, mine has a pretty high deck angle (12 degrees) and the resulting tail...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-20-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By rmarshall234
I haven't seen the SB, is this the area they want...

I haven't seen the SB, is this the area they want you to inspect for cracks? Why would the paint crack? Paint is more flexible than aluminum and can hide underlying problems. Whatever that is, it...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-20-2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By rmarshall234
Thumbs up I just watched it again. Something peaceful to...

I just watched it again. Something peaceful to go with my morning coffee.

This is why we fly...the Aerial View
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-19-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By rmarshall234
Nicely done! I love the soaring music as well,...

Nicely done! I love the soaring music as well, similar to One Six Right.

When I see videos with camera shake, wind noise, out of frame filming, etc., I cringe and turn it off immediately. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-17-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By rmarshall234
This is an excellent explanation of what I was...

This is an excellent explanation of what I was alluding to earlier..."if the shoe fits wear it". Your installation is different from mine in that I went from a high pressure pump to low pressure,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-15-2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By rmarshall234
Those are really good comments by JRS.. I...

Those are really good comments by JRS..

I recently converted an IO-360-B1A (rear horizontal induction) to an Ellison (low pressure, updraft) throttle body. My engine builder and I were a bit...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-07-2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By rmarshall234
I'll be watching for a response as well. Rotec...

I'll be watching for a response as well.

Rotec certainly has factory support and I see they have combined the diaphragm so It's a single unit now. The two used to be separate.

It sure would be...
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By rmarshall234
Don't they have their own cooling fan? I guess...

Don't they have their own cooling fan? I guess what my question would be is...does it pull air through for cooling or push? Providing a source of outside air at the cooling inlet might be helpful.?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-20-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,444
Posted By rmarshall234
Lycoming Operating Temps - oil temperature

Here is something I learned about low oil temps when taking my air-cooled VW Bus across the country in the winter of 2004: Low oil temps rob power. Noticeably. It was a 15K mile road trip and I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-18-2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,646
Posted By rmarshall234
I don't have any specific suggestions except to...

I don't have any specific suggestions except to say - think out of the box. I have a Bonanza and read somewhere that the best way to enter it is facing AFT. I tried it a couple of times and it...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-17-2022, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By rmarshall234
are they getting too hot? might want to check...

are they getting too hot? might want to check the thickness of your rotors while you're in there
Forum: Safety 07-14-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By rmarshall234
Thanks for posting, Duck, that is good...

Thanks for posting, Duck, that is good information.

I recently installed that exact valve on my biplane project and something else that seems worth mentioning is that the valve operates through a...
Forum: Propellers 07-07-2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By rmarshall234
Thumbs up Cool. Let's us know if it improves cooling at all

Cool. Let's us know if it improves cooling at all
Forum: Propellers 07-06-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By rmarshall234
I'm not an engine or prop expert but it seems to...

I'm not an engine or prop expert but it seems to me that a higher pitch would create greater loads on the engine which would then in turn generate more heat. Rejecting the heat, now that's something...
Forum: Reviews 07-05-2022, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,138
Posted By rmarshall234
That makes sense and adds a bit more security. ...

That makes sense and adds a bit more security. I'm not a fan of velcro but it seems like a good application for it here and the red fabric tab should fall back into place to cover the abrasive "hook...
Forum: Reviews 07-05-2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,138
Posted By rmarshall234
Very nice! I like the red fabric tab riveted to...

Very nice! I like the red fabric tab riveted to the release handle.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-04-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By rmarshall234
UMA tach drive - installed pics

Here's the best I could do with all the surrounding stuff in the way. I don't have the body of the tach drive turned away from the vacuum pump, like you will need to do. The top of my 6 inch rule...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-03-2022, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By rmarshall234
I have the set up you describe on my O-360 and am...

I have the set up you describe on my O-360 and am planning on putting a Christen oil pick up adapter on the vacuum pad instead of a pump. I can take a pic of the installation tomorrow and post it if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
Posted By rmarshall234
Still the best

For what it was designed to do, I'd say "yes". Van invented the term "total performance" and with a speed envelope from 50 - 200 mph he pretty much proved his point. And then there are all the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2022, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,030
Posted By rmarshall234
I made my own belts for the aerobatic biplane I'm...

I made my own belts for the aerobatic biplane I'm building and gave this question considerable thought before proceeding. Here's what I did and why:

Pilot - 5 point Military Spec because it seems...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-24-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,926
Posted By rmarshall234
That's the idea. Some teeth turn inwards and...

That's the idea. Some teeth turn inwards and some outwards and that creates the kerf. (the width of the cut to help clear the debris) No need for the portion of the teeth that turn out from the...
Forum: Florida (North) 05-24-2022, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,687
Posted By rmarshall234
Yes, sending it to Strong is a good...

Yes, sending it to Strong is a good idea.

National has a 20 year service life so they won't repack it for you. All the manufacturers except Strong Enterprises have a service life limit on their...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-23-2022, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,926
Posted By rmarshall234
^^^ This I did a one year stint as a helicopter...

^^^
This

I did a one year stint as a helicopter mechanic and in that time I did 3 air conditioning installations on brand new Eurocopter AS350s. What is that about a 2-3 million dollar ship? ...
Forum: Florida (North) 05-20-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,687
Posted By rmarshall234
What brand is it? Ship it to the factory for a...

What brand is it? Ship it to the factory for a repack. Strong Enterprises is in Orlando: (407) 859-9317 National Parachutes is in New York: 908 782-1646. Butler is in Virginia: 540 342-2501....
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-17-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,037
Posted By rmarshall234
Alternative hangers

I've never liked that design, they always seem to slip or break and it looks like something cobbled together at the last minute with scraps that were laying on the shop floor. No way to treat a...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-16-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,792
Posted By rmarshall234
swarf

Looks like it could be drill shavings from installing a baffle kit, any chance the breather port was left uncapped during this process? I found the same in the cylinders of my HIO-360 when I tore it...
Forum: California 05-08-2022, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By rmarshall234
Donny would be a great choice! Congrats

Donny would be a great choice! Congrats
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-21-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,621
Posted By rmarshall234
I used a wooden dowel as well and then finished...

I used a wooden dowel as well and then finished it with 2 part epoxy. Once it dried, I cut a small groove down the length of it to expose the wood which becomes my "sight glass" when I dip the tank....
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-19-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,480
Posted By rmarshall234
Pulling air through OC into slipstream

I think that's what I'm going to do, let the slipstream pull air through the cooler and dump it overboard through the top skin. And use a shutter valve to regulate temps.

As mentioned in my earlier...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-18-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,480
Posted By rmarshall234
Actually, the more I think about it, the more...

Actually, the more I think about it, the more inclined I am to think this is the way to go. Use the slipstream to "pull" air through the cooler. Fan or no fan.

I have a "door" on the pilot's side...
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