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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-03-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By Jrskygod
What Bob is trying to say is based on the...

What Bob is trying to say is based on the information you provided there are several very important steps you need to do to install magnetos correctly and time them properly. I'm not saying that you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By Jrskygod
Phoenix Deer Valley Help

no longer needed
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-17-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By Jrskygod
Iíll take those.

Can you do PayPal?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-14-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By Jrskygod
Panel upgrade items

Just finished upgrading a panel and have the following for sale.

Tyco / Potter & Brunfield pullable circuit breakers W23X1A1 series
4-1A, 1-2A, 1-3A, 1-5A, 1-50A $10.00 each

Tyco / Potter &...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,960
Posted By Jrskygod
what he said

"The board is concerned, not with revenue from hangars or maintenance operations, but with FUEL sold, (unexpected to me) NUMBER of TO/LANDINGS and IFR operations. They are incentivized to have busy...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-02-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By Jrskygod
Bendix Mag Drive Gear Issue

I'm having a bit of a Bendix mag drive gear issue. I'm replacing some older Slick mags on my 0-320 with Bendix S4LN-21 mags. On the left mag I installed the impulse drive gear from the left slick mag...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-23-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By Jrskygod
GRT position source

This morning I opened the box for my GRT 10.1 EFIS only to discover that there was no GPS antenna in the box. Odd I thought, so perhaps someone forgot to put it in the shipment. After calling GRT I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,988
Posted By Jrskygod
Mel is the 2" "experimental" required on a single...

Mel is the 2" "experimental" required on a single seat aircraft?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-03-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,685
Posted By Jrskygod
Galin my experience is the same as yours. Too...

Galin my experience is the same as yours. Too cheap not to replace them at each annual. No more time consuming plug cleaning and gaping. In 6 years of use with one Pmag and one slick I have not had...
Forum: Safety 09-25-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,016
Posted By Jrskygod
There are so many variables here that there is...

There are so many variables here that there is really no definitive answer as to weather a turn back to the runway is a preferable solution to landing straight ahead. Practice the return and know...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-02-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,148
Posted By Jrskygod
Apex Battery

I've been using the Apex battery for about 4 years now. Mine did not fit the Vans battery box. I ordered an earth X box and it fit fine. I replaced the first battery after 2 years just because I...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-21-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,412
Posted By Jrskygod
Hey Allan I'll take one at $29.00. Neat looking...

Hey Allan I'll take one at $29.00. Neat looking tool. I like it and universal for both engines is a plus. Let me know when these go into production. As all of the other products you have devised this...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-27-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,339
Posted By Jrskygod
Option 2. You will appreciate the larger screen...

Option 2. You will appreciate the larger screen and information. The 7" is just a bit small especially when you have the engine instruments on there. The map features and lettering especially is hard...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-24-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,014
Posted By Jrskygod
My optimum dream RV-9 engine would be an IO 340,...

My optimum dream RV-9 engine would be an IO 340, 10:1 compression, ported heads, SDS electronic ignition and fuel injection and a carbon fiber constant speed prop.

What I ended up with is a stock...
Forum: RV-3 06-24-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 906
Posted By Jrskygod
Vern PM sent

Vern PM sent
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-21-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By Jrskygod
This is for a RV 3A with a fuselage fuel tank....

This is for a RV 3A with a fuselage fuel tank. The pump will always have positive head pressure as it is below the bottom of the tank or the fuel supply is exhausted. I?m of the opinion that in this...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-20-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By Jrskygod
Facet fuel pump mounting

The instructions with the Facet fuel pump state to mount it with the outlet higher than the inlet on about a 45 degree angle. I can?t understand why that is necessary. Can someone enlighten me....
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-03-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By Jrskygod
audio question

I'm working on a RV3 and need a bit of audio intelligence. I have the following devices which I need to hear. Some are stereo and some are mono. Com 1 and com 2 are mono, EFIS audio is stereo and On...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By Jrskygod
Memory refresher

My RV9 used to have a tachometer drive unit that sent a signal to the tachometer. I don't see it being listed in their catalog now and I can't recall exactly what it was called. Any help appreciated...
Forum: GPS 05-07-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,625
Posted By Jrskygod
After three repair returns to Garmin two at full...

After three repair returns to Garmin two at full price and one at half price I sold my 430 and went to Avidyne 440. I will never go back to Garmin.

Best thing was no installation cost involved!!
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-01-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,386
Posted By Jrskygod
pecanflyboy - I wrote an article for Kitplanes...

pecanflyboy - I wrote an article for Kitplanes magazine early last year that explains how to modify the alternator for external regulation. You might check the article out and see if you wish to take...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,178
Posted By Jrskygod
Reversion Clause

Our airport is city owned and was gifted to them by the government. It was a WWll auxiliary field. The major development to the airport has been primarily by government funds. There has been no...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-05-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,564
Posted By Jrskygod
Exhaust stain removal

The thread on waxing got me to thinking about needing to clean the belly of my plane again. I generally do it two or three times a year and the time is coming up again. The job usually goes pretty...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-25-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By Jrskygod
my first one lasted 3 years and the second 4...

my first one lasted 3 years and the second 4 years. Pretty poor performance.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-23-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By Jrskygod
Dynon SV-BAT-320

Has anyone rebuilt one of these battery packs? Mine will not power the Skyview and pass the battery test anymore. Just looking for an alternative to buying a new one.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-21-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,936
Posted By Jrskygod
It will take less time to learn to fly tail wheel.

It will take less time to learn to fly tail wheel.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-10-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,067
Posted By Jrskygod
Bob - when switching to Mobil 1 does the system...

Bob - when switching to Mobil 1 does the system need to be drained and flushed? If so how is the system flushed?
Forum: COMM 11-29-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By Jrskygod
Bob thanks for the input. I have checked the...

Bob thanks for the input. I have checked the antenna every which way I can think of and have reason to believe it is ok. I was trying to understand why my antennas did not show continuity, and other...
Forum: COMM 11-29-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By Jrskygod
Carl - my avionics shop already used a vswr meter...

Carl - my avionics shop already used a vswr meter on the antenna then on the antenna and cable together from the tray connector forward. All was excellent per the shop and if I remember correctly he...
Forum: COMM 11-28-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,386
Posted By Jrskygod
antenna question

Avionics experts - I have a ci-122 com antenna that I suspect may have an issue. My question is should there be continuity between the center conductor of the bnc connector and the antenna rod? If...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,765
Posted By Jrskygod
Reno Air Races

I'm eliminating one of my bucket list items by attending the Reno air races for the first time. Last year I saw quite a bit of activity on here concerning activities and tips but I haven't seen much...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-23-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,344
Posted By Jrskygod
All I see is an unopened box. Whats inside??

All I see is an unopened box. Whats inside??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By Jrskygod
Stan - give me a call when you're back in the...

Stan - give me a call when you're back in the valley. I can give you some tips and pointers on that. Ted
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-05-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,710
Posted By Jrskygod
Picture Please

Can we get a picture and info on the hub please.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-03-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,681
Posted By Jrskygod
Heads up Dynon Skyview users

As I am sure some of you Dynon Skyview users with antennas manufactured prior to 2012 have found out there will possibly be problem with your autopilot functioning properly.

This came to my...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-21-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,716
Posted By Jrskygod
Pmag timing set at 25degrees not at tdc?

Pmag timing set at 25degrees not at tdc?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-01-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,154
Posted By Jrskygod
Viton "O" Ring

Anybody have a part number and supplier for the Viton "O" Rings used in Cleveland 30-9 wheel cylinders?
Forum: Reviews 01-17-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,917
Posted By Jrskygod
Says the KING of dismantlers

Says the KING of dismantlers
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-19-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,719
Posted By Jrskygod
Otis ya already got this figured out. "My panel...

Otis ya already got this figured out. "My panel is being designed with redundancy and failure tolerance in IFR scenarios as a high priority, and there are aspects of the VP-X that may be contrary to...
Forum: GPS 10-14-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By Jrskygod
Call Stein- He sold me one a couple of months ago...

Call Stein- He sold me one a couple of months ago and at the best price I could find. Service after the sale was most helpful too as I had a few questions that needed answered in configuration.

PS...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-08-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By Jrskygod
Dynon SV-BAT-320

Has anyone replaced the batteries in their battery pac? Mine wont pass the test anymore.
Forum: GPS 09-25-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,741
Posted By Jrskygod
Greg I think you have a configuration problem. I...

Greg I think you have a configuration problem. I have the identical setup and have it set up so that ILS approaches are automatic. I have the GPS set to automatically switch to ILS mode when in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,577
Posted By Jrskygod
Gil - I was using a 430W so some statements need...

Gil - I was using a 430W so some statements need to be clarified to insure compatibility with a 625 or 650 as they are similar but somewhat different. I believe the autopilot control panel SRC...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,577
Posted By Jrskygod
Gil - put the annunciators directly above the...

Gil - put the annunciators directly above the screen that you will be displaying your flight instruments on. You need to clearly see if there is a message to respond to or see if indeed the approach...
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,904
Posted By Jrskygod
Brian if I recall didn't you find an alternative...

Brian if I recall didn't you find an alternative antenna for the GA 35 that solved the problem?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,089
Posted By Jrskygod
I'm on the airport board of our local city owned...

I'm on the airport board of our local city owned airport. The ground lease requirements were just recently updated and more closely resemble FAA wishes. We have a 20 year lease with an additional 20...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 986
Posted By Jrskygod
Question Avidyne 440 + Forflight + Jeppesen question

I need to get data for my IFD 440 from Jeppesen. I want to be able to use Foreflight and the IFD 100 app on my I pad as well. I already have charts and maps on my Dynon system from Seattle Avionics...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 971
Posted By Jrskygod
That pool table light is "The Bomb"!!!!! ...

That pool table light is "The Bomb"!!!!! Awesome. Great looking man cave.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-21-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,217
Posted By Jrskygod
Gil - the smaller ones are not NOTAM'ed. You...

Gil - the smaller ones are not NOTAM'ed. You never know where or when they will be up. They are hard to miss tho as they are pretty big and easily seen. The surveillance camera onboard is amazing....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-20-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,217
Posted By Jrskygod
Gil - I live in the area Vlad was referencing...

Gil - I live in the area Vlad was referencing the unmarked balloons. These are not charted and are moved to different locations periodically. They usually fly them at less than 2500'. They have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,168
Posted By Jrskygod
cover

I have a RV-9 and had a Bruce's cover. It fit very well and for long term usage would have been excellent. My aircraft is always hangared unless I'm on a trip so I bought a lightweight cover from...
Forum: COMM 02-26-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,494
Posted By Jrskygod
Canadian Joy how did you do the bluetooth...

Canadian Joy how did you do the bluetooth conversion to your audio panel?
Forum: RV-10 02-24-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,319
Posted By Jrskygod
They will be used to switch from for/ ILS to gps...

They will be used to switch from for/ ILS to gps mode after a missed approach as well as to either suspend hold navigation or continue navigation on exiting a hold. It is very convenient to have them...
Forum: RV-10 02-23-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,319
Posted By Jrskygod
Gil good idea on the annunciators. You will be...

Gil good idea on the annunciators. You will be able to easily work the GTN but you will not be able to readily see the annunciation on the radio because it will be too far from your scan. You do need...
Forum: RV-10 02-23-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,319
Posted By Jrskygod
Gil if you fly IFR you're gonna love that screen...

Gil if you fly IFR you're gonna love that screen setup. I gives you so much flexibility in screen layout to give you the information you need right in front of you in an easy to read format. Also...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 18,160
Posted By Jrskygod
Looks like wood tail lifts are just like...

Looks like wood tail lifts are just like airplanes - each new model is more complex, heavier and less performance. :)
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-29-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,612
Posted By Jrskygod
From the pictures above I'm wondering how Caleb...

From the pictures above I'm wondering how Caleb is going to deal with alternate air for snow, ice and rain conditions?
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,880
Posted By Jrskygod
Those sure are some expensive work benches there...

Those sure are some expensive work benches there Greg!!!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-14-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,166
Posted By Jrskygod
I just thought the blade connectors would be...

I just thought the blade connectors would be problematic so I cut them off and used barrel connectors with heat shrink to seal the connection. Maybe overkill but that's the way I did it.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-10-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,965
Posted By Jrskygod
Tail Mate!!!

I was lucky and bought one of the last tail mates. It gets used by all of the tailwheel guys on the airport. Someone needs to start making them again. They work great on most all tailwheel airplanes...
Forum: RV-4 01-07-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,237
Posted By Jrskygod
That is one sharp looking 4 or maybe 3 1/2.

That is one sharp looking 4 or maybe 3 1/2.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-29-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,692
Posted By Jrskygod
Brrrrrrr that looks cold

That is why I live in Texas
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-07-2017, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,705
Posted By Jrskygod
As I was reading the original post I was thinking...

As I was reading the original post I was thinking the symptoms were exactly what I experienced in the past with a recently overhauled engine. The internal timing was off by one tooth. After going...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 22,177
Posted By Jrskygod
Yup a video library of major tasks would make...

Yup a video library of major tasks would make many wanna be's builder bees when they can see the task being done and it is not quite so daunting.
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