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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-03-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By NYTOM
Method to clean out lead.

Interesting. Iíve read posts by others that said dismantling the cube is almost impossible since something usually breaks in the process. I would love to test out your theory by cleaning out the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-01-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By NYTOM
Practiced what I preached

Having had my FT-60 fail just last week I pulled it today and cleaned it out.
Didnít find any debris and was able to lightly blow into the IN port to hear the turbine wheel spinning nicely. Wiring...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-31-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By NYTOM
Try cleaning unit.

Thereís a very small plastic turbine wheel that spins inside that sends the pulses.
There is a possibility itís hung up from some contaminate. It doesnít take much to stop it since itís made to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-31-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By NYTOM
Any welder will have some.

Ask for a piece of soapstone. They use it to mark steel and it comes in sticks. Itís solid talc as mined from the ground. A half a stick rubbed over a file will producd more than enough powder for a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2021, 04:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 975
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Lycoming knows what theyíer doing.

If you have a dead or very weak battery you can still start the engine by hand propping having the impulse coupled mag. If you have two P-mags hand propping is useless without power to the mags. They...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-17-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,497
Posted By NYTOM
Huge reward on completion

Hang in there Paul. I had a similar story to yours and it took me 21 years from first rivet to first flight. The plane is awesome and better performing than I ever imagined. Besides, us 3, 4 and...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-27-2021, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By NYTOM
POH examples

There a few examples of RV6 / RV6-A POHís that are right on the left side of the VAF Home Page you can view. Also do a Google search. Thereís a bunch of them out there .
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-13-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By NYTOM
Janís just down the beach in Okeechobee.

Another recommendation for Jan Bussell. He has both a 6A and a 6 available and heís very good. Youíll get the training and confidence you need with Jan.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,243
Posted By NYTOM
In the Oil

Had a problem with a occasional sticky valve on a C-85 until I mixed Marvel Mystery with the oil. Eliminated the problem. Was told by a old DC-3 mechanic they used it by the 55gallon drum way back...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-16-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,790
Posted By NYTOM
Talking Right place at the right time.

Thatís the shot every RV owner out there wishes he had of his own plane. :D
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-16-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,838
Posted By NYTOM
Wow

Some serious skill behind that paint job. A work of art. :)
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-14-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By NYTOM
RV 6 side panels

Panels are sold:)
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-14-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 870
Posted By NYTOM
Aircraft Extras Armrest side panels

I have a ďstill in the box ď set of Aircraft Extras Armrest side panels from my 6A build that were untouched. $150 plus USPS shipping . Message me Iiohrman2 and Iíll give you first shot if your...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-01-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Ridiculous service.

My Sport SX arrived at GRT at 12:15 today. At 1:45 I received a call that the repairs ( new gyro) had been completed and it was being shipping today. At 2:01 I was emailed the tracking number from...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-28-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By NYTOM
Update, Update, Update

Really excited to get back in the air and test my newly upgraded Sport SX.
Powered up and everything was dead on. Started to taxi and after three 90 degree turns the screen started tumbling again....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-23-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,189
Posted By NYTOM
Borescope / Endoscopy

Since your talking about them. Iíve been seeing ads on FB from a company called Diyzit for their duel lens Endoscopy. Self contained with 4 1/2Ē screen. No WiFi to phone. I have the WiFi type now ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-21-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By NYTOM
Talking Oh this is awesome

Thatís great news. I do have ADS-B in and have never seen any obstacles on the EFIS and always relied upon my GPS & ForeFlight with a I-Pad for obstacles and traffic. The EFIS only showed the moving...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-21-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By NYTOM
Red face Iím seeing obstacles on the horizon and some...

Iím seeing obstacles on the horizon and some black lines on the ground. Checking a sectional and their positions as the plane turns while I taxi shows TV, Cell towers etc. in those positions. Hope to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-19-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By NYTOM
Good news about exceptional GRT Support.

A Big Shout Out to Jeff at GRT for their outstanding support. :D He worked with me and pretty much held my hand getting me through some diagnostic tests and new software installations. They were...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-17-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Iíll sleep better now

Thank you so much for the replies. As long as itís fixable , all is good. :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-17-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,407
Posted By NYTOM
GRT Sport SX Legacy problems

Already sent a request to GRT Support but havenít heard back. My attitude and heading screen started tumbling like mad. Shut down and rebooted but it starts tumbling again as soon as I start to taxi....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-14-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,874
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up New fuel line in order.

I agree with Sam on this one. The tubing is soft aluminum and the fittings are steel. If it still leaks after tightening that much, something is definitely wrong.
Also there is a chance the flare...
Forum: Painting your RV 01-17-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,120
Posted By NYTOM
Talking So easy to do.

Easy to make the gear disappear. Just cover it in camouflage paint. Duh. :rolleyes:
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-08-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,246
Posted By NYTOM
Very interesting. A lot of people have pointed to...

Very interesting. A lot of people have pointed to that thing and tell me that itís the vernatherm . I worked in the pipeline industry and always wondered how it worked with temps since it sure...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-08-2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,246
Posted By NYTOM
Vernatherm question to mechanics.

There doesnít seem to be too much to the Vernatherm but a ball valve and a spring according to the photos. Can they be adjusted by tightening or loosening the castellated nuts a click or two either...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,893
Posted By NYTOM
They say the hardest part about flying a 6A is...

They say the hardest part about flying a 6A is landing. Iím going to try everything you folks have suggested. Iím sure a big part of it is my inexperience. First thing is to pull everything apart...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,893
Posted By NYTOM
Angry Reminds me of other bearings that have failed

Interesting observation Walt. Do you recall if the bearings actually failed ?
I’ve seen bearings on other pieces of machinery reach a point where they will vibrate violently for a second or two in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,893
Posted By NYTOM
Smile A lot of excellent imput

I like the idea of mounting a camera to capture this phenomena. I was very careful and followed the advice gleaned off this site to try to avoid any problems with the nose wheel. The last thing I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,893
Posted By NYTOM
Strange occurance.

Only have a few dozen landings on my 6-A and still mastering the technique.
Today while landing at a neighboring hard surface airport and with a touch down at about 65 mph I encountered a quick and...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-09-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 397
Posted By NYTOM
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,201
Posted By NYTOM
Wink Not as hard as you think.

Just got mine a few months ago at the Greensboro NC FSDO. Very nice people and very helpful. I was welcomed in with a appointment and special COVID restrictions. There’s certain forms you need...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-14-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By NYTOM
Thanks for the input. Not being very...

Thanks for the input. Not being very electronically competent I was hoping someone had a easy fix to try like unplugging and replugging or putting the unit in the freezer overnight. :rolleyes: Iíve...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-13-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By NYTOM
Question GRT Attitude tumbling.

After fueling up mid trip I had to move my plane before the magnetometer aligned.
Didnít notice on a beautiful VRF day and went on my merry way. Airborne I soon realized my attitude display was very...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-03-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,861
Posted By NYTOM
Smile Thank you Mahlon. Nice to know your still out...

Thank you Mahlon. Nice to know your still out there watching over us Matttiuck
Orphans. Hope all is well. Take care of yourself Sir. :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-02-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,861
Posted By NYTOM
Question TMX O-360 Info

My TMX O-360 engine has been running flawlessly since my first flight last March.
At the FAA getting my Repairmanís certificate yesterday I was asked were I could check for any ADís or SBís...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-26-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,113
Posted By NYTOM
Question GRT Sport Legacy low volume

In a similar problem does anyone have a fix for a GRT Sport reduced alert volume? Have searched the menus on setup multiple times but give up in frustration. Iím so afraid Iím going to screw up the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-22-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,997
Posted By NYTOM
Ouch!.........

Ouch!.........
Forum: ADS-B 09-20-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,452
Posted By NYTOM
FreeFlight Ranger issue

Has anyone who obtained a Ranger back in 2015 had issues with the WiFI module not connecting with the ForeFlight app on a Ipad. Have worked with both ForeFlight and FreeFlight support and after many...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-06-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,516
Posted By NYTOM
My Odyssey battery charger came with two...

My Odyssey battery charger came with two alligator clips on a short lead to a inline plug already on the line to the charger. I took that short lead ( about a foot), cut the Alligator clips off and...
Forum: APRS Tracking 09-02-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,602
Posted By NYTOM
Thatís awesome Pete. It would be fun to build...

Thatís awesome Pete. It would be fun to build one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,811
Posted By NYTOM
I can send it

Mel sent it to me and Iíd be more than happy to pass it along. I sent you a PM with my email. Contact me and Iíll get it right to you.
Forum: APRS Tracking 09-01-2020, 04:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,602
Posted By NYTOM
APAR Antenna. For 2 meter Guruís

Tried asking this question at the end of another APAR thread but the thread was already dying. Question: trying to install hidden APARS antenna in wingtip.
Tried one of those portable 6í twinlead...
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-31-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,632
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Hidden APRS Antenna in wing tip

Has anyone been successful installing a dipole in the fiberglass wing tip?
I tried one of those 6í twin lead J-poles with no luck. Saw a 37Ē dipole for high altitude balloons and figured it might...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,811
Posted By NYTOM
Hi Bill. Yes, I am using the GSO office. Good to...

Hi Bill.
Yes, I am using the GSO office. Good to know some other RVer’s are near by. :) Your a tad too far out of my phase 1 designated area but I’ll definitely be dropping by. Dreamed of $100...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,811
Posted By NYTOM
Thanks Rick. I didnít think of that. Just put a...

Thanks Rick. I didnít think of that. Just put a copy with my paperwork.;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,811
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Thank you Gentlemen

I have a much clearer view now. Hoping to have an experience as nice as Steve , but will prepare as Mel suggested. Thanks Mel, I was only aware of the FAA form 8610-2. I may have gone in there...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,811
Posted By NYTOM
Question Experimental Repairman's certificate

Would anyone here whoís recently obtained their Repairman certificate for the aircraft they have personally built please chime in on exactly what the FAA needs from you durning your visit to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,525
Posted By NYTOM
AeroLeds

Extremely happy with my AeroLeds Nav/ Strobs. Super bright and if you wire them as directed from AeroLed there is no problems with electrical noise in your audio system.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,019
Posted By NYTOM
As I recall I had to get longer high strength...

As I recall I had to get longer high strength bolts to start since the ones that came with the clamp were too short. The first long bolts I tried were hardware store quality and kept snapping. Had to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,241
Posted By NYTOM
Mike do you know if that is fixed in the latest...

Mike do you know if that is fixed in the latest software download?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-30-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 17,195
Posted By NYTOM
Talking Whew !

I?m also about 8 hours into phase 1 with my 6A with duel Pmags.
I don?t think I?ve ever read a thread so fast in my life.
A very nice outcome that could have ended so much worse.:)
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-13-2020, 03:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,737
Posted By NYTOM
Before I remove it I?m going to check resistance...

Before I remove it I?m going to check resistance between the sensor body and the aircraft ground as Scott mentioned. Then I?ll try Jim?s suggestion of continuous resistance readings while heating...
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-11-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,737
Posted By NYTOM
Interesting Jim. Yes I do have resistors and I...

Interesting Jim. Yes I do have resistors and I will try out the test procedures. I never use Teflon tape on the plane and only use Teflon paste but still will check the ground also. Thanks for the...
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-10-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,737
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Makes sense

Thank you. Time to install a new sender. ;)
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-09-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,737
Posted By NYTOM
Question EIS Oil temperature ??????

For those of you who have the EIS 4000, does your oil temperature readings jump in large increments as you warm up your engine?
Just started Phase 1 and when warming up today I noticed a start temp...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-15-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,367
Posted By NYTOM
Smile Thanks Matt A nice & clean solution.;)

Thanks Matt
A nice & clean solution.;)
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-13-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,367
Posted By NYTOM
What material did you use for the wedge Matt ?

What material did you use for the wedge Matt ?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,983
Posted By NYTOM
I purchased all the steel fittings from Aircraft...

I purchased all the steel fittings from Aircraft Spruce and the flex hoses from TS Flightlines. Had my aircraft inspected by Vic. Systems works great with no problems. Quarantined now and can?t get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,218
Posted By NYTOM
Pitot/Static leak check

The August 2006 edition of Sport Aviation has a article, plans and instructions for a homebuilt Manometer that is unbelievably sensitive and will detect the tiniest leak. It even has a printable...
Forum: ADS-B 02-26-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,055
Posted By NYTOM
New to this area and these are two good leads...

New to this area and these are two good leads which are both only a short hop from my home field. Thanks for sharing your experience. :)
Forum: ADS-B 02-26-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,055
Posted By NYTOM
ADS-B /Transponder certification SouthEast

Can anyone recommend your favorite ?Experimental Friendly? Avionics shop in the Raleigh, NC area for a Txp cert.:) It might be me but a lot of these guys seem to get a funny look on their face when...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-24-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Take advantage of Vic nearby.

I?ll second Vic at Baseleg Aviation. He?s only about a 1/2 hour flight away and it would be worth the peace of mind you?ll get from having him go over it. It?s one of his specialties.:)
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-22-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 20,810
Posted By NYTOM
That is such sad news Allan. I?m so sorry....

That is such sad news Allan. I?m so sorry. Thinking a lot about you.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-06-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,697
Posted By NYTOM
Thumbs up Talk about a change

Toto I have a feeling we?re not in Jersey anymore. :D
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