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Forum: My RV Build Project 12-06-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By jneves
Wasting no time, moving along quickly! Well done...

Wasting no time, moving along quickly! Well done Cal!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-06-2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,595
Posted By jneves
Very well stated! Totally agree, we are not...

Very well stated! Totally agree, we are not commercial airliners, and need to have that understanding on our minds.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-06-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,595
Posted By jneves
Can't speak to the area outside of the SF Bay...

Can't speak to the area outside of the SF Bay Area and valley. I can say that in this area the ILS and LPV approaches go down to the same DA. In many smaller airports (read coastal and mountains)...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 12-06-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By jneves
Brought mine to the SF Bay Area from South...

Brought mine to the SF Bay Area from South Florida last year, this advise above is a GREAT list to start the prep for the trip. If the CFI is instrument rated I suggest IFR certification be brought...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-01-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 726
Posted By jneves
From the diagrams I've seen of various...

From the diagrams I've seen of various configurations, these looks like a solid option as long as the 2nd AHARs in installed.
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-29-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By jneves
Agree with John, my fuel pump is always on below...

Agree with John, my fuel pump is always on below 1K feet regardless of it being in phase 1 or just another flight. It costs us nothing to run the pump and if it's needed, it's already on.

Good luck...
Forum: Steam Gauges 11-28-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,316
Posted By jneves
Odd for me to say, but my 20 year old Van's...

Odd for me to say, but my 20 year old Van's mechanical gauges are very accurate, if they read 10 gallons remaining in level flight, and I land and top off they come in +/- 1 gallon. I have a JPI...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-23-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,738
Posted By jneves
@ 10 hours a year what would one expect to...

@ 10 hours a year what would one expect to happen. Wonder if the oil was changed only once a year, how was it stored, etc... So many questions, but Camguard being the problem is not one of them and...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-23-2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,984
Posted By jneves
Im having a hard time tracking down the fuel pump...

Im having a hard time tracking down the fuel pump you have. What model engine did it come off of? I'm interested if it's a direct fit to my IO-360-A2B
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By jneves
Found my file

So I found my files of research and an email from Dynon was in it. shoot me an email address and I'll get you all the stuff I have. I even have a wiring diagram from Dynon for the 175 (same ARINC...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By jneves
Tim I spent a few months researching and actually...

Tim I spent a few months researching and actually wiring the HS34 and GNC355 for my light sport. I was able to talk to Dynon on the phone and get confirmation the 355 would work (the old engineers...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By jneves
I suggested the Dynon Forum on your last post, I...

I suggested the Dynon Forum on your last post, I went and dug up the threads I used from the forum, lots of data that points you down the path as well as suggestions from the actual Dynon D100/D10...
Forum: GPS 11-17-2022, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By jneves
I did this homework when I was upgrading the LSA...

I did this homework when I was upgrading the LSA I had a couple years back. Please go to the Dynon forum and search Garmin 355 and you will come up with a few threads. Although I never completed...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-14-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By jneves
Price reduction

reduced to $100 plus shipping. PM me for more details or questions
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-08-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,760
Posted By jneves
Agreed! Just to clarify my comment wasn't RV...

Agreed! Just to clarify my comment wasn't RV specific, just the list of how I would use the chute.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-08-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By jneves
FS - JPI Oil Temp Probe 1/8 NPT 400505LC TSO

For sale, unused and complete JPI Oil Temp Probe 1/8 NPT 400505LC, fits Lycoming engines and may fit others as well, Check JPI website to confirm.

I opened the package but never installed the probe,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-08-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,760
Posted By jneves
This is a like a Ford v Chevy conversation over...

This is a like a Ford v Chevy conversation over drinks. We each have our opinions and with EAB we can do as we each want. I don't have a BRS in my -6A, but I did on my previous LSA. I'll tell you...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-24-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By jneves
I have the JPI probes and I had to go back in a...

I have the JPI probes and I had to go back in a tighten down the clamps until the probes were mounted and stiff. No movement at all once tight. The MGL may differ, not sure....
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-20-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By jneves
Saint Aviation in Florida might be able to help...

Saint Aviation in Florida might be able to help (google for contact info). Odds are the plane will need to be disassembled for transport to what ever shop does it. Keep that in mind when working...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-19-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,322
Posted By jneves
Do you have a link, quick search didnt turn a...

Do you have a link, quick search didnt turn a podcast up.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-17-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,419
Posted By jneves
Agreed, my understand was there was already a G3X...

Agreed, my understand was there was already a G3X in the setup, after re-reading that may, or may not be true. If there is or will be a G3X in the setup then I stand my my choice, if a G3X is not in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-17-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,419
Posted By jneves
This would be my choice as well., with the G3X...

This would be my choice as well., with the G3X for a display the 750 gets someone nothing more than more screen space. With the 650 and 355 you get a second GPS increasing the safety margin if a...
Forum: California 10-12-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By jneves
Another vote for Lee in Rio Vista

Another vote for Lee in Rio Vista
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-12-2022, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 651
Posted By jneves
There is also a chance that Catto can repitch the...

There is also a chance that Catto can repitch the prop to suit your needs for a reasonable amount. I had mine refurded not long ago and was very surprised how reasonable the pricing was. Go it back...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2022, 11:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,648
Posted By jneves
My last BFR was similar to a mock check ride with...

My last BFR was similar to a mock check ride with the addition of accelerated/turning stalls and an instrument approach.

Regular take off, landing, short and soft field as well. Turns around a...
Forum: Engine Monitors 10-04-2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,512
Posted By jneves
I have had no issues with JPI the thread includes...

I have had no issues with JPI the thread includes some questions, but my questions had nothing to do with JPI service and everything to do with wanting to save some money on sensors. I've spoken...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-04-2022, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By jneves
Happy to see you have recovered to the point you...

Happy to see you have recovered to the point you can get back to building the new 9A. Best wishes on the next build, now that you know the 9A well should be an easy project this go around.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-03-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,969
Posted By jneves
Immediate compression check is needed. This will...

Immediate compression check is needed. This will tell you where the oil is going if it's being "consumed", internal vs leaking, external. The leaking air from the compression check will be heard in...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-03-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By jneves
Note of importance.... DON'T FORGET THE BABY...

Note of importance.... DON'T FORGET THE BABY POWDER!!! Super important step and get gracious with it's use.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-03-2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,969
Posted By jneves
Good call, I was topping off my IO-360 200HP to 8...

Good call, I was topping off my IO-360 200HP to 8 quarts and was "burning" down to too quickly for my liking. After talking to a couple of local 360 guys I learned that it would be much happier at 6...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-30-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,887
Posted By jneves
Another vote for the Torx and also echo the...

Another vote for the Torx and also echo the thinking of if you're stripping them, something other than the screw is the issue. I've used Torx in decking applications and a single Torx bit will last...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-26-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,345
Posted By jneves
Combine 2 of them and you will be amazed on how...

Combine 2 of them and you will be amazed on how you can navigate the oil filler with them.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-26-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,345
Posted By jneves
One comes in every case of Phillips 66, I love...

One comes in every case of Phillips 66, I love that little guy, makes the 6 quarts go by so quick. set it and forget it while you prep the next quart for fill up!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2022, 12:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,395
Posted By jneves
Last Sept I bought my 6A with no time in type and...

Last Sept I bought my 6A with no time in type and 315 hours total time, no IFR rating or tailwheel endorsement.

My rate was $1300 with 85K hull value.
Forum: RV-10 09-19-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 640
Posted By jneves
John if you haven't done so already I'd suggest...

John if you haven't done so already I'd suggest you join your local EAA chapter, #119 I believe. There will be a lot of valuable folks there willing to help. Attend the meetings, join any events,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,306
Posted By jneves
Built up my own

I went the "Build my own" route for O2. Picked up a "C" sized tank ($125), 870 valve on it. Then a pediatric regulator ($45), some soft feel cannulas (6 for $15) and I had a decent setup. Without...
Forum: RV-14 09-16-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,238
Posted By jneves
From looking at the RVs for sale it's clear that...

From looking at the RVs for sale it's clear that all the A models of the side-by-sides sell for a premium 90% of the time. Historically they have also spent less time on the market, although this is...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 09-15-2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,181
Posted By jneves
Some good reading on the subject of Marker...

Some good reading on the subject of Marker Beacons.

https://www.pgaafly.com/post/marker-beacons-who-needs-them
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-14-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,355
Posted By jneves
[QUOTE=dbier99;1634418]I really appreciate the...

[QUOTE=dbier99;1634418]I really appreciate the suggestion and links regarding running Lean of Peak. We'll read through them tonight. I'd always been taught with our previous flying club planes...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-14-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,355
Posted By jneves
I agree with you Tom, with a slight twist. I'm...

I agree with you Tom, with a slight twist. I'm in the same boat on being able to lean without FF or even EGTs. Pull the knob back, get the stumble, richen up to get a smooth running engine and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,067
Posted By jneves
There have been recent changes that were...

There have been recent changes that were publicized (link below) by the Baja Bush Pilots just a couple weeks back. Their letter stated there is a process and fee ($1700) that will allow us to get a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,532
Posted By jneves
You are in the range for sure, I agree you should...

You are in the range for sure, I agree you should likely list it a bit over 75K and expect to get it sold for 72-75K. Nice plane TW.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-07-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,277
Posted By jneves
If it were me

If I was in your position with these concerns I think I would remove the engine and prop and sell them as a package.

Remove the wings and sell the remaining as a rebuild project. I've seen listings...
Forum: Tools 09-07-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,152
Posted By jneves
Crimper A has better force management from what I...

Crimper A has better force management from what I found, picked up the same one online when I did my wiring.
Forum: Tools 09-07-2022, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,152
Posted By jneves
I'll vote for A. The double spread will put less...

I'll vote for A. The double spread will put less stress in a single area, look at it as a back up. Also work on the stripping lengths so you have very little wire showing between the barrel and the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-30-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,702
Posted By jneves
Strong vote for the starter relay, I had the...

Strong vote for the starter relay, I had the exact same thing happen to me on and off for a few flights, always started after some cool down time. I chased everything in the starting circuit and it...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-29-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,729
Posted By jneves
Data Point: IO-360 200HP Fixed Pitch Catto Cruise...

Data Point:
IO-360 200HP
Fixed Pitch Catto Cruise prop
8500 ft
59 OAT
MP = 20"
RPM = 2450
TAS = 162 kts
8 to 8.5 GPH fuel burn
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-29-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By jneves
Have you put the -6 on scales to confirm the CG...

Have you put the -6 on scales to confirm the CG location? I find this odd as most -6's and -6A are tail heavy. I have a -6A with an IO-360 and have zero issues trimming all the way down to 65 kts...
Forum: COMM 08-26-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,478
Posted By jneves
Thanks Carl, it took me a few minutes to locate...

Thanks Carl, it took me a few minutes to locate the manual, looks like a well priced option that can run dual coms. I have a Flightcom 403 and I'm not happy with the intercom sound quality. I also...
Forum: COMM 08-26-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,478
Posted By jneves
Do the Dynon panels work as stand alone, or do...

Do the Dynon panels work as stand alone, or do they need the balance of the EFIS system to function?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-26-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By jneves
I used the dry spray foot powder method to chase...

I used the dry spray foot powder method to chase a leak. Clean the engine well with degreaser. Then spray a generous coating of foot powder, the kind that leaves a white dry residue behind. Fly...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-25-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,853
Posted By jneves
I've used 3" vinyl tape across the front of the...

I've used 3" vinyl tape across the front of the tip up and that worked best. Tried seals of all kinds and nothing sealed as well as some tape. It's not the most elegant answer and it's temporary...
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-25-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,512
Posted By jneves
I have not hooked my fuel up yet, I have the...

I have not hooked my fuel up yet, I have the resistive senders so I'm not able to comment, I'm sure others will chime in.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,571
Posted By jneves
Not sure if this data helps anyone or not, but I...

Not sure if this data helps anyone or not, but I did collect this the first time going up with O2 installed, With a PIC on O2 as needed.

I took off and climbed to 13,500 ft, the total climb was done...
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-25-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,512
Posted By jneves
Sent you a PM, but here is a photo circling the 2...

Sent you a PM, but here is a photo circling the 2 vent caps. If you are not getting RPM you will need to move the sensor to the other vent cap location. I made the same mistake during my install,...
Forum: International 08-24-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,782
Posted By jneves
Going to re-up my Baja Bush membership and will...

Going to re-up my Baja Bush membership and will watch closely. My hope is that somehow, someone figures out how to bypass the middle man that is planning of getting us for $1700. I'm in MX for...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-20-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,751
Posted By jneves
3 Blade Catto and it's a PITA to get the lower...

3 Blade Catto and it's a PITA to get the lower off without a helper. It's much easier if you have a tail dragger, my the nose wheel makes it tough. You'll find a method that works for you and then...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,571
Posted By jneves
I picked up a $30 unit on amazon, it worked great...

I picked up a $30 unit on amazon, it worked great on the ground up to about 8K feet, then it was very intermittent beyond that. Returned it and picked up another one for around $40 off amazon, it...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-18-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By jneves
If you haven't already, I suggest you head to the...

If you haven't already, I suggest you head to the Dynon Forum and ask that question there. I've had great luck getting input from the Dynon techs within a day. Great support on their forum.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 820
Posted By jneves
I had my reg delayed as well. Status never went...

I had my reg delayed as well. Status never went past "Pending". I called the registration office and spoke with someone about it. They confirmed it was in process and pending, that was all they...
Forum: California 08-17-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By jneves
Have not done so yet, but it is on my list of...

Have not done so yet, but it is on my list of places to go explore sooner than later. From the YouTube videos I've see the strip looks to be in decent shape, if a Bonanza can land there I would...
Forum: California 08-15-2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By jneves
+1 for Auburn being a better suited stop.

+1 for Auburn being a better suited stop.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By jneves
Not sure the vendor you are talking about, but I...

Not sure the vendor you are talking about, but I have a full Bruce Cover made of thick material, not sure it would prevent all hail damage, but it will help a lot. Might be possible to have some...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-10-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,426
Posted By jneves
With 16 changes in the books have you mastered...

With 16 changes in the books have you mastered the element cleaning process, if so do you mind sharing your preferred method? I'm up for my first oil change, just waiting on the oil to arrive.
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