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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Today, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By RV6_OKLA
RV6

PM sent for RV6 items
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-08-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Airbox Arm

Steve, thanks for input. I have replaced that arm about 3 times and hope the new style will hold up better. After replacing the hinge several times, I used orange baffle seal which works very well....
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-08-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By RV6_OKLA
FAB control arm

Did the new arm come with the bolt, nut, and washers for securing the control wire?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,275
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Desser Monster Retreads

These are excellent tires! Very generous treads and have outlasted all tires I have tried.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-20-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,435
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Yes, the EGT dropped to nothing on cylinder #1. ...

Yes, the EGT dropped to nothing on cylinder #1. I knew it was either the P-mag, plug wire, or plug. Replaced the wire and plug with no change. Ordered a new coil after visiting with Brad and that...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-20-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,435
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Roughness and low EGT.

Roughness and low EGT.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-19-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,435
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Mag Check

Have you done an inflight mag check? I have dual P-Mags and had a coil issue on one P-Mag that affected one cylinder.

Search for Martin Pauly's youtube video: The in-flight Lean-Of-Peak Magneto...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-15-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,416
Posted By RV6_OKLA
The P-mags each need a normally closed test...

The P-mags each need a normally closed test button on the power wires. Also, only one mag is used to provide tach signal.

I use a Battery Buss, Main Buss, and Avionics Buss system. No Essential Bus....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-16-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Rocker arm ratio

Thanks James!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Rocker arm ratio

It is my understanding that an O-320 rocker arm ratio is 1.5 to 1.
Anyone know for certain?
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,174
Posted By RV6_OKLA
EAA

Tyler,
Eric Muehlberg is the president and flys a Panther(which everyone thinks is an RV). I have commitments and will not make this meeting, but hope to meet you at another meeting.
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,174
Posted By RV6_OKLA
RV14

Tyler,
EAA Chapter 1612 meets the second Saturday @11:30am at Goldsby Airport. We have a member about 75% on his RV14. Also, EAA Chapter 24 meets the second Thursday @ 7:00pm at Sundance Airport. One...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-21-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,379
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Exhaust Valve?

Has the exhaust valve on #3 been checked to see if it is sticking or not seating?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-21-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,379
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Check plug wire

If the EGT in #3 rises faster than the other EGT's it can indicate ignition issues. Possibly only one plug firing and excess fuel is burning in exhaust near the sensor raising EGT temp and this...
Forum: RV-10 06-17-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 594,867
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Beautiful and just in time for Air Venture! Will...

Beautiful and just in time for Air Venture! Will have to drop by and check it out.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-18-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,708
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Brake Failure

Perhaps one of the brake pads came loose and it tore the bracket on it's way around. No brake pad, no brakes.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,245
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Tony, good to see a post from my old friend!...

Tony, good to see a post from my old friend! Congratulations on your daughter's wedding. You job at Van's must be very interesting!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,117
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Welcome

Dale,
Glad to hear you are enjoying your new RV. It will open many new doors for you and your wife. Let the fun begin!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2017, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,511
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Dual P-Mag Start

I have a carbed O-320 with primers in 3 cylinders. I use switches instead of a keyed switch and start with both mags on. Regardless of outside temp, I prime for 3 seconds and turn the boost pump off....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,053
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Campers at Petit Jean State Park

There is a small lake(Lake Bailey) south of RWY 3 with an RV camping area on the south edge of the lake. My wife and I went to the camping area to check it out as a potential place to go camping and...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-16-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,000
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Route 66

Here's some info on the Thomas P. Stafford Air & Space Museum located at the Weatherford Oklahoma airport(KOJA). http://staffordmuseum.org/ The museum is awesome.
Historic Lucille's Roadhouse...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-22-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,531
Posted By RV6_OKLA
RV6 Fuel Tank

Been there done that! Dinged the leading edge of the left tank. Friends said just bondo it, but I said nope, new tank. I did not know what I was saying!! After 3 sets of tank parts, mission...
Forum: Job Board 08-21-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,306
Posted By RV6_OKLA
New Guy

Congratulations Tony! What an awesome job!
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-04-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,006
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Oldest 6

Charlie Calivas in Enid Oklahoma built what I believe is the second customer built RV6. He recently sold it to his hangar mate, but retained flying rights. Still flying. It was my first RV ride.

I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-09-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,194
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Dynon recommends 1amp fuses or fuse links on the...

Dynon recommends 1amp fuses or fuse links on the high and low connections to the shunt. Check these.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,213
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Adventure Pilot advised me that the 720 will not...

Adventure Pilot advised me that the 720 will not support the 740 screen, but two new screen layers should make it act like new. Guess I will go ahead and get the screen replaced. Otherwise it is a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,483
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Awesome -7! Noticed that Bart Dalton was your...

Awesome -7! Noticed that Bart Dalton was your DAR. He inspected my -6 in 2004.

The fun begins...enjoy!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,213
Posted By RV6_OKLA
iFly 720

Have used the 720 for a couple of years. Most iFly users will say they love them when they work. I guess I am one of them. I am on my second 720. The first had serious problems. They replaced it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,299
Posted By RV6_OKLA
fuel level

You need their gauge that is specifically for capacitance senders. In my previous panel, I had an EI model FL2C for my capacitance senders. There's also a little converter sender for each tank.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,943
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Throttle tightness

I had the same problem in my RV6. Turned out the exhaust heat was causing expansion which made the cable get tight during flight. I put firesleeve over it and wrapped in silver foil tape. Sleeve...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-31-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,377
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Meteor Crater

OMG! The meteor almost hit that gift shop next to the crater!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,773
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Tubes

I have used the same set of Michelin Air Stop tubes for 8 years. I add a couple of pounds of air during the conditional inspection and that does it for the rest of the year. Pricey, but worth it!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,146
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Test Area

Had to stay within the boundaries of Oklahoma.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,274
Posted By RV6_OKLA
P-Mags

I would check all wiring and MAP lines and make sure the units are securely attached to the engine. Re-time both units and test fly it. You may want to take note of the EGT while running both mags...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 25,070
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Abilene LOE

Fellowship and food at LOE was excellent. I left my master on Friday and Sam Evans helped me with an overnight charge in the EAA Chapter hangar. Thanks again Sam! Great hospitality and the hotel was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,918
Posted By RV6_OKLA
RV6 landing

The comments hold true. Bottom will fall out in a heartbeat...be ready with throttle. For me...wheel landings are my usual. That way I can carry that little extra speed and see over the nose. I...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 07-04-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,307
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Tip-Up

I have failed to latch my RV6 tip-up a couple of times. You know it immediately because of the rushing air and the louder engine sound. It raises 2-3 inches and bobs up and down. I keep my speed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 914
Posted By RV6_OKLA
SL30 reception problem

A friend is in phase one with his 7a and having problems with his SL30. I can hear him 30 miles out crystal clear, but he can barely hear incoming communications and when he turns up the volume,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,628
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Upgraded 0-320 e2d to 160hp

CATpart,
Did the upgrade to 160hp affect your WOT rpm?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-26-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,352
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Well done!

Great video and audio! Do you use the GoPro audio cord with an adapter for your headset or do you use a separate digital recorder?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 25,070
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Correct Date?

EAA Chapter 471's website indicates October 4-6 for LOE. Is that correct?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 29,366
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Stronger bolt

May be a good application for a titanium bolt from Doug's new advertiser!
Forum: ADS-B 01-25-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,019
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Allen, Thanks for the information. Are the...

Allen,
Thanks for the information. Are the antennas separated by a specific distance?
Forum: ADS-B 01-25-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,019
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Did you have all 3 antennas mounted on the belly...

Did you have all 3 antennas mounted on the belly or just the ads-b out? Also, what types of antenna(s)?
Forum: ADS-B 01-24-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,019
Posted By RV6_OKLA
I would have to say that it would be a cleaner...

I would have to say that it would be a cleaner installation if the ads-b out antenna was external.:)
Forum: ADS-B 01-24-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,019
Posted By RV6_OKLA
SkyguardTWX

I recently purchased a Skyguard TWX. I have an iFly720 gps that is compatible with it and also have an iPad Air with WingX Pro that works with the TWX via bluetooth. Foreflight is not compatible. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,788
Posted By RV6_OKLA
I use the Switch Box which is advertised in VAF...

I use the Switch Box which is advertised in VAF classifieds. Came with a T-Mobile sim card. Mine works inside the hangar using the small antennae. Comes with another antennae if you need to locate...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 87,845
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Words from a Congressman

I attended a town hall meeting last night and visited with Congressman James Lankford regarding the new bill. He stated that each pilot needs to contact their congressman and/or his staff and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,645
Posted By RV6_OKLA
NKG Spark Plugs

Here is some interesting information on NGK plugs.

http://www.ngksparkplugs.com/tech_support/spark_plugs/index.asp?mode=nml

Provides a good understanding of how the spark plug choice affects the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 87,845
Posted By RV6_OKLA
General Aviation Pilot Protection Act

I sent my representative an email today asking him to review the Act and join Congressmen Rokita and Graves in support of passing this bill.

Increasing pilot population will stimulate the aviation...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,658
Posted By RV6_OKLA
I have just recently purchased the SkyguardTWX...

I have just recently purchased the SkyguardTWX (no AHRS) for my 720. Have't flown with it yet, but have paired it up seperately with my 720 and iPad Air on the ground. It paired up easily with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,128
Posted By RV6_OKLA
P-mags

I have 2 p-mags on my carbed 0-320. Brad advised to start with both p-mags "on" since they go into a "start" mode. Mag check produces no drop in rpm if either mag is grounded. If the mag's 12v...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,408
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Brake lines

I replaced the plastic lines with -3 brake lines on the RV6 during construction. http://www.bakerprecision.com/earls19.htm

I retained the aluminum line that runs down the gear leg, but attached a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,824
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Thanks for all of the comments. For me, I...

Thanks for all of the comments. For me, I believe the wifi only will provide all I need.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,824
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Opinions on iPad Air wifi only

Looking at getting an iPad Air with wifi only. I don't see the need to pay $120 extra for cell add-on just to get the built in gps(reliable??). Plan on using WingXPro7 with ads-b through the...
Forum: Reviews 10-25-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,539
Posted By RV6_OKLA
P-Mags

Same here. Brad has always been easy to reach and answered my questions. P-mags are great...auto plugs are cheap...starts in a couple of blades!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 45,170
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Plate on front...

Plate on front bumper.

http://i1053.photobucket.com/albums/s469/JerryCalvert/DSC00960.jpg
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-05-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 395,770
Posted By RV6_OKLA
auto pilot

I wired it up to hook to the Ifly, but haven't tried it yet. It's just a matter of plugging a usb into the side of the iFly. The other end of wire has a dsub connector with the auto pilot wires.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-04-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 395,770
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Updated panel

Completed(kinda ;)) my 0-320 RV6 in 2004. Updated the panel from steam guages to a Dynon D180 and an IFLY 720 gps and went to dual P-mags in spring 2013. Up North Aviation cut the panel with CNC. ...
Forum: RV-10 09-02-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 25,017
Posted By RV6_OKLA
I looked at an RV-10 on 9-2 which previously had...

I looked at an RV-10 on 9-2 which previously had the pilot door blow off on take off when the passenger opened the air vent. It had been repaired when I looked at it. To me, it appeared the door...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,579
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Lightbulb Repairing hole

Taking care of the small cracks was the main issue and you appear to have done that. Here's a suggestion for fixing the blemish. Cut about a one inch square piece of aluminum and lightly sand one...
Forum: Reviews 03-03-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,818
Posted By RV6_OKLA
CNC Instrument Panel

I am upgrading my RV6 panel from steam guages to glass and used Up North Aviation (VAF advertiser) to cut the new panel.

On 2/13/2013 I started communicating with Bill Morelli at Up North Aviation...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-18-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,055
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Is there a voltage regulator?

Is there a voltage regulator?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,354
Posted By RV6_OKLA
Transponder noise

Walt, yes it is RG58. I am doing a panel update and it will be a good time to change to 400.

Thanks
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