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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-13-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,727
Posted By swixtt
i'm impressed with those images! how many hours...

i'm impressed with those images! how many hours a year? and you're in Minnesota?
Forum: GPS 02-17-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 381,362
Posted By swixtt
i found this which is why i couldn't get it to go...

i found this which is why i couldn't get it to go the other direction.

https://flttrack.fltplan.com/FltPlanInfo/Garmin_FltPlan_HOW-TO.pdf

when loading up an RNAV will it not completely load all the...
Forum: GPS 02-15-2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 381,362
Posted By swixtt
I have been only able to get the 660 to update...

I have been only able to get the 660 to update the fltplango app but not the other way around. It does this automatically without any prompts when Bluetooth is connected. Doesn’t seem to use...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-29-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,887
Posted By swixtt
nice project!! who makes this heat shrink tubing...

nice project!! who makes this heat shrink tubing and how does a DYMO print on it? last time i looked it prints flat labels that weren't all that great. have any pics to share as an example?
Forum: RV-4 10-06-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 452,219
Posted By swixtt
VERY nice PeteOStaticO

VERY nice PeteOStaticO
Forum: GPS 11-18-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 381,362
Posted By swixtt
Installing mine now.

Installing mine now.
Forum: GPS 11-08-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 381,362
Posted By swixtt
Great, thanks for the update on the update. will...

Great, thanks for the update on the update. will stay tuned for the new release.
on a side note, is there anyway to increase 'tracking log line, breadcrumb' size on the Map or perhaps have 'tracking...
Forum: GPS 11-08-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 381,362
Posted By swixtt
hello, my Aera 660 software update appeared on my...

hello, my Aera 660 software update appeared on my device last week... i deferred to another day ... can't find that update now. i've used Webupdater, nothing. like in the past and previous updates,...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-15-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,162
Posted By swixtt
Cowl

What is the fit and finish of the 9 cowls these days? any comments?
Forum: GPS 01-19-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 381,362
Posted By swixtt
OK, i figured that out... the numbers greater...

OK, i figured that out... the numbers greater than 2nm were hidden down below. kinda obscure when looking for it and if you can scroll down. i'll keep a look out for that sneaky ability!

This is...
Forum: GPS 01-17-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 381,362
Posted By swixtt
Aera 660

That is great Steve, thanks for that. i'll try that declutter setup. any particular reason waypoints don't show on the VNC unless activated?
Forum: GPS 01-16-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 381,362
Posted By swixtt
Aera 660

I'm new to the Aera 660 and i'm curious if i can overlay my over 250 waypoints i've uploaded over the VNC? i can see them on the Topo view at a certain zoom level (which would be good if i could see...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-24-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 19,221
Posted By swixtt
I think Walt needs a timeout or perhaps something...

I think Walt needs a timeout or perhaps something else;). Glad you posted Blain.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-15-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,320
Posted By swixtt
Great stuff Troy, what video software? seems as...

Great stuff Troy, what video software? seems as though the videos are flipped. i see home in there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,711
Posted By swixtt
wiring

i'm curious as to how tight these bundles are and if there is any issue with interference between them? are the data lines separated from the power when the layout is designed?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-26-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,904
Posted By swixtt
Elko

hi Troy, you are right in my backyard! good to hear the ol' RV10 was fine at the Elko strip. i wondered how the worsening lumps in the field would look to an RV. you probably found the good spots...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-06-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 500,097
Posted By swixtt
OK, i'm bustin' into your kitlog now. we are on...

OK, i'm bustin' into your kitlog now. we are on the fence about jumping away from the A model and going to the D model.... but this paint scheme is really what caught my eye. hope there are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,206
Posted By swixtt
when i read this the first thing i think about is...

when i read this the first thing i think about is safety. as long as one does their do diligence in obtaining good used parts, awesome! long will be forgotten of that good deal when something stops...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,537
Posted By swixtt
:D you didn't!

:D you didn't!
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-12-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,034
Posted By swixtt
gap fairing Rivets

so i'm just setting my Gap Fairings and sure do think the 3-3 is a little short. what have you guys done? i can get the -3 set to almost the right size but it invades the dimple without much...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-28-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,690
Posted By swixtt
hi, great work! so can you tell us about the...

hi, great work! so can you tell us about the paint and the process you are using(or your friend is using)?
great determination in seeing it up to this point!!
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-17-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,362
Posted By swixtt
I know what you mean...You just need to satisfy...

I know what you mean...You just need to satisfy your own standards, Vans could do a much better job at updating their plans but they are too busy building the next magic carpet and updating their...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-11-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,299
Posted By swixtt
Well, we pulled all bottom leading edge to spar...

Well, we pulled all bottom leading edge to spar rivets out and tried again. We thought we had it but right up to the second to last rivet, same thing happened. It wasn't quite as noticeable but we...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-06-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,299
Posted By swixtt
Neither, it's the leading edge, bottom.

Neither, it's the leading edge, bottom.
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-06-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,299
Posted By swixtt
Hmm well we already have the assembly attached,...

Hmm well we already have the assembly attached, especially with the big 4 rivets that go into the spar. All top skin to spar 3 rivets are set also.
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-05-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,299
Posted By swixtt
Wings oil-canning- LE skin

Well, getting set to finish off some of our right wing(left is complete) and after riveting on the leading edge assembly we've noticed in the third bay from the outboard end of the skin has a slight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,570
Posted By swixtt
Zbracket

hi aaron, we are doing a 9a and couldn't get a socket on any of them. well, we could for a little of the way but then pulled it off and used a wrench for the rest. i just pulled my tank back off...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-17-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,791
Posted By swixtt
that is exactly correct.:)

that is exactly correct.:)
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-04-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,470
Posted By swixtt
RV

Congrats on getting that milestone completed. are you planning to do Fuse and Wing pre-close inspection together?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,254
Posted By swixtt
i only use StreetView as there is no VNC's...

i only use StreetView as there is no VNC's available up here(on 4Flight anyway). maybe one day that will change, actually i know it will.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,254
Posted By swixtt
the users of the ipad devices... when you...

the users of the ipad devices... when you shutdown the Cellular service how do you draw up the maps without it? are they preloaded?
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-16-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 725,206
Posted By swixtt
Wow, those look great!! congrats on your...

Wow, those look great!! congrats on your progress so far! that pic of the two of them in your car is classic:)
i need an engine too:o
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 277,185
Posted By swixtt
you aren't kidding are you!

you aren't kidding are you!
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-17-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,657
Posted By swixtt
fun isn't it! it is part of the...

fun isn't it! it is part of the experience:)

Vans has really good plans i think. we are building a 9a and have found omissions in the info but for the most part it is all in there. if these...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-28-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,408
Posted By swixtt
Tom, i thought you finished your tanks.

Tom, i thought you finished your tanks.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-28-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,779
Posted By swixtt
Good work... :)

Good work... :)
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-28-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,779
Posted By swixtt
that is exactly what we did as well... just...

that is exactly what we did as well... just changed where the line is so it is centred in the cut-out in the rib.
when you install them, put both a and b in so the overlap(about 3 rivet holes worth)...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-20-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,606
Posted By swixtt
Riveting

can you take a pic of the area you are working on?

those tight areas are so much easier with a buddy to help out. those extra yokes do help though, i must admit;)
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-02-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,010
Views: 1,470,352
Posted By swixtt
looks good to me! congrats!

looks good to me! congrats!
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-28-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,760
Posted By swixtt
RV8 Finish

Wow, stunning finish! how does one achieve a finish like that? i see no rivet lines, waves, nothing! :)
Congrats on your first flight!
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-25-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,832
Posted By swixtt
we got the Standard ver. when we initially...

we got the Standard ver. when we initially purchased our wing kit... they weren't so nice so we opted for the Deluxe ver. Mucho better and a bonus is they're locking. they just work so...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-13-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 500,097
Posted By swixtt
yeah, i'd be happy with that result too! well...

yeah, i'd be happy with that result too! well done!:)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-04-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,938
Posted By swixtt
cool... nice quality on that camera. make sure...

cool... nice quality on that camera. make sure you have the latest rev of WMM. they've changed it since the original Win7 came out.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-21-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 24,408
Posted By swixtt
Post wasn't kidding. i leave near Radium, no kidding!

wasn't kidding. i leave near Radium, no kidding!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-21-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 24,408
Posted By swixtt
is that radioactive? looks cool though:)

is that radioactive? looks cool though:)
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-14-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,358
Posted By swixtt
Good work, glad to have you back:)

Good work, glad to have you back:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,065
Posted By swixtt
very cool Darren, where did you do the training? ...

very cool Darren, where did you do the training? i had some lined up but it fell through as he was too busy in the summer. he trains out of Bassano AB.
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-19-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,445
Posted By swixtt
hey tom, thanks. i did get your pm about the...

hey tom, thanks. i did get your pm about the flanges. not sure i want to re-bend them though. just wondering what others had done on it.
i fired an email to the V shop but haven't heard...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-19-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,445
Posted By swixtt
Fuel Tank Nose Rib Gap

hi guys,
well i'm getting things drilled on this tank now and am shaping those little t-410 plates on the inside of the ribs, two of them. i've noticed a gap between the nose rib and leading edge of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,238
Posted By swixtt
Import

hi, wish i could answer that question for you. i'm subscribed to follow the answers as they come in!
what type are you importing?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-04-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,523
Posted By swixtt
no isolation mount? how does the video stay so...

no isolation mount? how does the video stay so smoooth!?
was this shot at 1080 or 720?
any tweaks done to the Drift in the setup, pre-recording?

i wish their new "HD" camera had an LED on the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-11-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,243
Posted By swixtt
insp. covers

hey bruce, does that go for the insp. covers too?

i tried that on my covers and couldn't get a crisp dimple.
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-06-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,634
Posted By swixtt
Tanks

very interesting news... wonder when they'll be available to us?
subscribed!:)
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-13-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,323
Posted By swixtt
these are the 3 to 4 flanges from the front of...

these are the 3 to 4 flanges from the front of the rib?
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-21-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By swixtt
yes the z-brackets i haven't drilled the other...

yes the z-brackets
i haven't drilled the other two holes in those brackets that attach to the spar, just the one in the middle that they want you to drill with that jib beforehand. no nutplates on...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-18-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By swixtt
9 Tank Attach Brackets q

so after taking good care to align these W-932DG on the T-912 brackets, i have a problem with the one 3/16" hole that matches up with the hole in the wing spar. they are close, so very close but...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-16-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,438
Posted By swixtt
The 9 really has a completely different wing......

The 9 really has a completely different wing... different sort of mission in some ways with it as well. the other is a lot of people use the recommended engine for the 9 which is different than the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,622
Posted By swixtt
Awesome work! love that panel:)

Awesome work! love that panel:)
Forum: Tools 01-26-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,191
Posted By swixtt
if i could find one of these in the great white...

if i could find one of these in the great white north for reasonable, i'd buy it...
http://www.chpower.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/chPrd3_10051_10001_93983_-1_10646_10692_
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,133
Posted By swixtt
size of your original pic was just fine.......

size of your original pic was just fine.... absolutely nothing wrong with it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,133
Posted By swixtt
no question it's a pain to do the linking... but...

no question it's a pain to do the linking... but i suppose if you reallly, really want to post a photo on VAF then that's the process. once you get it(the process) it's really not that difficult at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,806
Posted By swixtt
thanks guys for the clarification!

thanks guys for the clarification!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,806
Posted By swixtt
so the 3G has the GPS built in? can you buy one...

so the 3G has the GPS built in? can you buy one with GPS but no 3G? i thought there were only a couple varieties.
i got one for my dad but it did not have any network services other than wifi
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,806
Posted By swixtt
i didn't think these iPad had GPS 'built-in'?? ...

i didn't think these iPad had GPS 'built-in'?? the only option is with network or not.
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