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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-14-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By N40ES
Talking Why replace an engine with incomplete history?

Because I prefer to have a NEW one? :D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-14-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By N40ES
FOR SALE: IO-540-D4A5 250HRS SMOH

Checking to see how much interest there may be in any member purchasing my Currently Flying IO-540-D4A5 Serial# L-11910-48A installed my 2015-RV10. I am in the process of upgrading my RV10...
Forum: RV-10 03-01-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By N40ES
Question Co-Pilot Brakes

A better question may be: How hard is it to install them later ? I think it would certainly impact the Airplane's Value.
Forum: Florida (Central) 02-18-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By N40ES
Conditional Purchase

The offer may be "Subject to" or "Conditional" on the results of the Pre-Buy Inspection. Assuming the buyer is located far away and may have offered less than the asking price he/she may be correct...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,229
Posted By N40ES
Public Property

My First thoughts are: If its Public Property then the "waiting list" should be public too. My second thought is all Municipal Airports should have a written Public Policy on handling of waiting...
Forum: RV-10 02-03-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,549
Posted By N40ES
TS fuel lines

I have already installed TS Fuel lines and filters with valves in the wing root area from both Wings and sent in pictures to Tom. I would post them here but, I am technology challenged. If you send...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-31-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By N40ES
Fuel Computer VS Fuel sending units

This is mostly a problem for High Wings but the reason I see for wanting to have accurate fuel gauges is if you leave off a fuel cap and the siphon effect takes most of your fuel in flight but the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-31-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By N40ES
Level flight attitude story

Years ago I purchased the CIES sending units and their recommended Hi Tech combined gauge for my 77 Cardinal 177B. In my attempt to be anal I filled many 1 gal milk jugs with 100LL to be poured 1 at...
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By N40ES
Thumbs up Checklists are GREAT !

That is exactly what I have been searching for :cool: Those are easy to follow and to customize. Perfect ! I have already PM'd you. Thanks again :D! Ed
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,911
Posted By N40ES
Lightbulb Checklists

Hi Justin, Thanks for the offer. I do not have G3X, But I was searching for some Handy type Checklist, not a POH and nothing real technical but maybe just a simple set of cards that can be reviewed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,911
Posted By N40ES
Check lists ?

Looking thru some old posts and noticed an attempt to create some Vans specific CHECKLISTS. Any one have an updated version to share (or Sell?) My previous Cardinals had excellent laminated...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,277
Posted By N40ES
Do It

"If you build it they will come" I like the idea of COLORFUL Grips. and matching pairs for co-pilot side? But not too many switches & buttons!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 03:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,709
Posted By N40ES
If its too good to be true, it probably is?

**"It's too bad, it was very nearly a lucky perfect" ** Caveat Emptor! Too much emotion involved in this one. You may feel a lot better off later to say: Gee I missed a Great Deal back then! Instead...
Forum: Autopilots 01-11-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,788
Posted By N40ES
Wait, Did I read this correctly?

Wait: If I am reading this thread correctly it implies that since I already have the G5 installed in my RV9A I just need to purchase the GMC 507 and two Servo's for a combined cost of $2600 plus...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By N40ES
SL 00033

Don't know for sure, but I would wager it has something to do with The RV10 Service Letter 00033 Although there has not been much said about it here. I did receive a PM from another RV10 owner...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-14-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,615
Posted By N40ES
+ 3 .. What caused the engine to quit ?

I took the bait, but I wonder: Anyone else feeling shades of EARL? :rolleyes:
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-13-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,615
Posted By N40ES
If you walked away it was a GOOD Landing!

What caused the engine out ? Is the long black streak down the belly related to the engine out ? Its source from that seam looks dubious.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,161
Posted By N40ES
Cool Problems with C/Card Donation

I had same problem with the system trying to Auto-fill the address. It wanted to use an address in Florida. I only assumed it was because I was traveling at the time thru Florida. After several...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-05-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,791
Posted By N40ES
Check out Antisplat Aero Bearing Mod

I sent a New Tire & Tube & Rim to Alan for the bearing Mod Install. He had to shave the tire to insure it was perfectly round. Claims it is surprising how many tires are "In Balance" BUT "Out of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,281
Posted By N40ES
What Display is that?

Denis, What Display is that? Its a really user friendly layout.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,950
Posted By N40ES
Did early aircraft use Hobbs?

Earliest Aircraft were built without electrical systems. So I was wondering what was used for military record keeping before Hobbs Meters were invented then I learned not all Hobbs meters are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,287
Posted By N40ES
GENIUS

THATS GENIUS ! I want a pair without active strobes for my BOAT :cool:
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 09-14-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,168
Posted By N40ES
Thumbs up RV-14A with Rear Bench Seat

PLUS + PLUS on the RV14A with a rear Bench seat ! Stretch it out a little shrink the Cargo area a little, throw in a IO-390 with C/S Prop and you could have a SUPER-TIGER! I have previously owned...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-14-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,682
Posted By N40ES
Any Updates ?

Hoping/Praying for a successful rescue, Any Updates ?
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-13-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,451
Posted By N40ES
Reading copied POH from other Posts may confuse.

AIRSPEED LIMITATIONS: SPEED KIAS REMARKS
VNE Never Exceed Speed 209 mph Do not exceed this speed
in any operations.
VNO Maximum Structural Cruising Speed
180 mph Exceed this speed only in smooth...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-30-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,384
Posted By N40ES
Firm believer in Dual Batteries

If I have dual alternators and one fails, I personally would head straight to the nearest airport to check things out. Look for the cause of problems like smoking wires, burnt belts, smoldering...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 07-17-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By N40ES
ADSB "OUT" required

Not mentioned yet maybe only assumed: ADSB "OUT" is required under the Mode C Veil.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-02-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,834
Posted By N40ES
Needed that good laugh !

:D Speaking of Penal Colonies: Love that Humor down under! Thanks for a good laugh this morning! (Sorry for thread drift):cool:
Forum: RV-10 06-16-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,435
Posted By N40ES
I would really appreciate a copy.

Really would appreciate a copy: esealing@gmail.com Thanks for all your efforts to complete this much needed generic POH !
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,611
Posted By N40ES
Question "Private" VS "Public"

I think the intent is to prevent future public use, so how about inserting: Family Members (& Their Guests).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,811
Posted By N40ES
Payload VS Useful Load

Not intending to create controversy but: What is the definition of "Payload" VS "Useful Load" ?
Forum: RV-10 05-07-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,397
Posted By N40ES
John Nys of Tulsa OK

His name is John NYS and he is in the Tulsa Area. I bought an RV10 (N16YS) from him last August and just LOVE IT !! "Whirlpool" on this site knows him well, but I am not comfortable to give out...
Forum: RV-10 05-03-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,059
Posted By N40ES
Red face Agree with Larry

When applying Full Power from standing I found myself using the brakes too much to try to keep on centerline. Besides it looks Squirrel-y I now ease in the power steadily until rudder authority and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,359
Posted By N40ES
BIG STONES !!

Comparing Vlad's picture of a successful landing on a "Dirt/Stone Strip" to the smooth appearing Dirt Strip on the Video: "Amazing video of RV nose gear collapse shot with GoPro" and seeing and...
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 522,777
Posted By N40ES
Window Tint

Joe, If you are looking for window tint, check out the RV-10 install video on www.justplanetint.com :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,474
Posted By N40ES
120 Gallons in RV10

RV-10 N16YS (Bought not Built) came with 120 Gal capacity. Builder John Nys says he was surprised to see how well the same stock 30 gal tank fit into the outboard section of the "slow build" wings....
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-08-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,015
Posted By N40ES
Question DUAL BATTERY SYSTEM SCHEMATIC

I have an RV-10 with a Dual Battery set-up. Most people think I am carrying too much dead weight with two PC625's in the fuse and they don't seem to understand my concept of having "Dual Battery's". ...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-07-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,528
Posted By N40ES
Well, just call me incorrigible then!

It does seem to me that the moderators are allowing the Good Captain to repetitively Hi-Jack this friendly thread with his own misguided Social? agenda. In the East we are being directed to "Social ...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-11-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,382
Posted By N40ES
Good Point / Duly Noted

Thanks Curmudgeon. :o
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-11-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,382
Posted By N40ES
Surefly Mags as opposed to PMags ?

Haven't noticed any mention of the SureFly Sim 6 Mags in this thread? We are running the SIM 6 on my (RV10) IO-540 for about 50 hours now and Love it! Starts quick with advancing help from Manifold...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,350
Posted By N40ES
Holidays with both RV's in the Keys

We packed up the presents and the other RV "Recreational Vessel" and towed it on the trailer from MD to Marathon Fl in the Keys: UGH! 2 & half days of excruciating slow traffic and rain, rain, &...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,889
Posted By N40ES
Red face Full Flap Take Off RV10 ?

Landed on little Island in Chesapeake Bay (KTGI) for late Lunch. All Ferry Boats and Tourists were gone so the 3 places to eat had already closed. Assumed I would need the "HOT START" procedure but...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-26-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By N40ES
2apss.com has them

BTW: AeroParts and Supply Southwest shows them: 2APSS DOTCOM On another note I have two rebuilt SLICK MAGS removed from my IO-540 D4A5 for sale if needed at the cost of rebuild without having to...
Forum: RV-10 10-16-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By N40ES
Nose Wheel Tube options on RV10

I just ordered the AirStop Tube with the 90 Degree Stem. Arrives tomorrow, Do you think this bent stem choice will work? I plan to send the assembly out to Anti-splat for bearing change with new...
Forum: RV-10 10-16-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By N40ES
Nose Wheel Tube options on RV10

I just ordered the AirStop Tube with the 90 Degree Stem. Arrives tomorrow, Do you think this bent stem choice will work? I plan to send the assembly out to Anti-splat for bearing change amd new...
Forum: RV-10 09-28-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,408
Posted By N40ES
INSURANCE on RV-10

As I read this thread I have to remind myself: It only says You may not be covered by your insurance company IF, IF, IF something does not go well before you can meet their requirements. It does not...
Forum: RV-10 09-09-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,956
Posted By N40ES
INS Premium on RV-10

I'm considerably Low time at 580 HR, 10 HR in recently purchased -10 with 2 named Pilots: $1 Mil Liability, $180K Hull = $2190 Premium on my RV10 thru ( Gallagher spell-check?)
Forum: RV-10 08-13-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,936
Posted By N40ES
Lightbulb Easier way to install the lower cowling ??

New to me RV10 purchased flying. Finding it's hard to remove and replace the lower cowl without scratching the Cowl or 3 blade M/T Prop. Has anyone tried holding down the tail and slip it up...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-14-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By N40ES
Red face Missing NUT

During last Condition Inspection the A&P noticed the large nut missing from Alternator Pully. Pully was tight and working fine. Really NO idea how many hours ago it departed. Called Hartzel and was...
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