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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-02-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By frankd
SOLD - FS: Garmin GTX 327

SOLD

Garmin GTX 327 Transponder

Like new condition, no blemishes. Less than 300 hours use. Email for photos.

Includes tray and backplate. Connector without back shell.

$400 OBO
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-05-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By frankd
If still available

I will take it.
Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-22-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 1,120,738
Posted By frankd
Spinner

The spinner is the $1400 aluminum unit that Vans sells with the composite prop. We modified the nose of the cowl to better align with the profile of the spinner. Shaved the nose down, just behind...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-22-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 1,120,738
Posted By frankd
Grove Gear

The gear is a single piece U rather than the 2 independent gear legs. There is a natural channel under the fuse, in which the carry though is housed. This reduces the massive loads that the gear...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-21-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 1,120,738
Posted By frankd
My Second RV-8 Completed

Hi All, a couple of pictures of my recently completed RV-8. Full Garmin complement, New IO-360 M1B, Composite Hartzell prop, single piece Grove Gear.... most of the great mods. Straight and true =...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-28-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,428
Posted By frankd
Precision 2577011 4 psi Spring Source?

I am having a similar idle issue on my new IO-360-M1B. Engine runs fine at flight power and after landing, but after hot start it runs very rough.

I will double check the fuel screens and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-09-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 56,948
Posted By frankd
Sinker Update

I believe my floats are headed toward the ice burg. Are there any updates on the best current solution? OEM or aftermarket success?

Thanks,
Frank
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-13-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,020
Posted By frankd
Thanks

Perfect, Thanks Mel!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-13-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,020
Posted By frankd
LogBook Entries for Initial Certification

Does anyone have the verbiage required for the logbook entry for ELSA certification and inspection?

Thanks,
Frank
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-30-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,154
Posted By frankd
RV-12 Panel Cad file

The link to John's file is not working. Does anyone have the blank or complete DXF file available?
Thanks,
Frank
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,207
Posted By frankd
Landing Lights Vote

Nice solution. I would also like the landing lights separately.
Cheers,
Frank
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 29,427
Posted By frankd
Sunday ride to North East

I am making a last minute audible, and flying with a friend in a PC12 from AZ to OSH Friday. Anyone have an open seat headed to the east coast Sunday? NJ is my destination, but not too...
Forum: International 07-14-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 759
Posted By frankd
Ireland Visit - RV Contacts

I will be in Ireland for a family vacation August 9 to 16. I was wondering if there are RV flyers interested in hosting a joy ride flight? I am happy to reciprocate for those in the NYC/NJ area....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-28-2016, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,456
Posted By frankd
Sample File

Does anyone have an RV-10 file that I can use as a starting point?

Thanks
Frank
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-21-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 45,795
Posted By frankd
Tosten Stick

I ordered one as well. It is 7/8 in. The plan is to cut the base of the stock stick, and use a slip joint with a pin similar to the rear stick.
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,129
Posted By frankd
Com Antennas

I have run that set up on two RV-10s with great results.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 116,215
Posted By frankd
Transport

Hi Bill, I was the other guy that wanted to buy Todd's/Rick's project. I am traveling so you beat me to the close. If you have any reservations I would be happy to get you off the hook :-}

I have...
Forum: RV-10 08-05-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,724
Posted By frankd
Dave Hirschman

I just did a check out with Dave, in his RV-10 out of AOPA HQ at Fredrick MD. Great guy to fly with.

Dave.Hirschman@aopa.org

Cheers
Frank
Forum: Fiberglass 04-08-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,402
Posted By frankd
Carbon Baggage Door

I bought one of these back in 2003, it fit excellent and had a nice locking latch mechanism. Perhaps the original supplier still has the mold. I had one extra door that someone could pull a mold...
Forum: RV-10 12-16-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,798
Posted By frankd
Paint Quantity RV-10

I used:
4 Gallons of Primer (2 base, 1 hardener, 1 reducer)
3 Gallons Base White (almost 1 gallon left over)
3/4 Gallon Base Green ( lower portion and bottom of Fuse)
1 Qt Base Black (accent...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-18-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 34,409
Posted By frankd
GTN to Transponder for ADS-B

Yes it does... connection in the manual as below.

TXP ADSB GPS RX pin 3, White w Resistor to GTN Serial 1 P1001-8
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-17-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,831
Posted By frankd
Got it

Thanks, F-746 will do it.

Frank
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-17-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,831
Posted By frankd
Throttle-Prop-Mixture Sub Panel

I see a small sub panel on many RV-s, attached to the bottom of the main panel, that houses the throttle, prop and mixture controls. Is this an accessory that can be purchased? Or is it simply a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,147
Posted By frankd
Real Story

Lat and Long given to the 911 operator 4 times was 100% accurate. They failed on the communication to the SAR team. I can't say enough for the fortitude of the SAR team that hiked in to help...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-30-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 47,681
Posted By frankd
ETA

Geoff, do you have an estimate of when you will be ready to start shipping? I am ready for the symmetric slider...

Cheers
Frank
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-12-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,959
Posted By frankd
Got them out

We were able to get them to back out enough while loosening the nuts to get a pry bar under the heads. We used an aluminum plate to protect the spar box and used a large pry bar while turning the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-10-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,959
Posted By frankd
Wing Spar Bolt Removal RV-7A

Is there a decent way yo get the Spar carry through Bolts out on the RV-7A? I used a rivet gun on my -8, but the gear mount is in the way on the -7A...

Thanks
Frank
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-07-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,120
Posted By frankd
Opinions

Are like ....

Mike, do what keeps you motivated, no need to apologize. Having completed several, the most critical component is builder motivation and diligence. Keep progressing and enjoy the...
Forum: Northeast 01-07-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,479
Posted By frankd
RV NJ

Hi Ed, I have a deal on my RV-8, so it is sold. I am likely going to buy a -7 or -7a quick build state kit, and would entertain partnership. I also have a sweet RV-10 that I may be interested in a...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-22-2009, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,843
Posted By frankd
Great Internal Rudder Stops

I used the internal rudder stops available on the list on both the RV-8 and RV-10. They utilize the strength the VS and Rudder spare to limit movement, without the unsightly stock appendages. I...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 05-25-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,370
Posted By frankd
RIP Steve

I spent last week with Steve in Tuscumbia. We flew together Friday afternoon. He was a superb craftsman, pilot, and person. This is a tragic loss. Steve was larger than life, full of good will...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 03-06-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,011
Posted By frankd
Still Available

I have a couple of interested parties, but still available...

Cheers
Frank
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 02-17-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,011
Posted By frankd
RV-10 Partner Wanted NJ/NY

My RV-10 is nearing completion. All new components, no expense spared. Final panel installation remains prior to first flight. Pictures and specs available upon request, plane and panel. I am...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2009, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,867
Posted By frankd
Please post results

I am interested if these work out, could use a relpacement on my D100 as well...

Thanks
Frank
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