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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-18-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By jcarne
I have never done it because the E-mag manual...

I have never done it because the E-mag manual specifically mentions not to do this. They only want the assembly torqued by the spark plug to 18 ft/lbs.

I believe the Lightspeeds specify the 22 then...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-18-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,557
Posted By jcarne
Most people including myself seem to get the...

Most people including myself seem to get the adapters with spark plugs upon removal. I wish they would stay in the cylinders but never happens. haha
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 10-18-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By jcarne
No worries. Only reason I know this is I was...

No worries. Only reason I know this is I was recently asked this same question for a large pumpkin drop contest. haha
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 10-18-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By jcarne
Class E is a controlled airspace (IFR traffic)...

Class E is a controlled airspace (IFR traffic) and also needs approval now.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-18-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 1,327,537
Posted By jcarne
Good news Ryan, once the baffles are done it's...

Good news Ryan, once the baffles are done it's pretty much all downhill from there man! Last major job at first glance is attaching your windscreen. Keep it up dude.
Forum: RV-14 10-17-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By jcarne
Assuming you are talking about testing the...

Assuming you are talking about testing the internal power of each Pmag I do believe you are correct.

The test switch is just taking ship power off and the Pmag is running on it's own power.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-16-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 39,724
Posted By jcarne
That is one awesome bird Joe! Just curious, what...

That is one awesome bird Joe! Just curious, what did your empty weight come out to?
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-16-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,264
Posted By jcarne
That was on the old nose gear design. The new...

That was on the old nose gear design. The new design doesn't have one since the leg has to pivot.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-15-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,264
Posted By jcarne
Dang Larry that was fast!

Dang Larry that was fast!
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-14-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,264
Posted By jcarne
You are a pretty meticulous guy Larry so I have...

You are a pretty meticulous guy Larry so I have faith in you. Just make sure to triple check haha. Feel free to send me an email if you have questions. Or give me a call, I think you still have my...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-14-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By jcarne
Here is how I did it if you need more pics. ...

Here is how I did it if you need more pics. Starting at 6th pic down.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=149050&page=56
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-14-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,264
Posted By jcarne
Not sure if you are going with a 3 or 2 blade...

Not sure if you are going with a 3 or 2 blade prop but if you go with a 2 blade you will find that only the rear plate/bracket has to be removed to get the cowl off. At least that is my experience.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-14-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,264
Posted By jcarne
Larry you will get this fixed man. Also a +1 for...

Larry you will get this fixed man. Also a +1 for what Carl said. Without the prop on or something insanely accurate like an actual hub you are playing with fire. Too large of a gap is ugly among...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,442
Posted By jcarne
Heck ya man. Great area. Up to Cody is a quick...

Heck ya man. Great area. Up to Cody is a quick 27 minute flight for me. I fly there so often that I keep an old car at the airport. haha
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-10-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 289,086
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Larry! You will really like those...

Thanks Larry! You will really like those fairings.

Once the plane is flying that doesn't mean the building/tweaking stops. Some cables need tidied up. Adhesive backed Velcro sure is some...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-10-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 289,086
Posted By jcarne
Well hot diggity dog I forgot I never posted...

Well hot diggity dog I forgot I never posted anything about wheel pants on here. I didn't take very many pics as I was in mega work mode; once the plane is flying taking it down for maintenance is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,442
Posted By jcarne
Loaded up 32 gallons of fuel and did a bit of...

Loaded up 32 gallons of fuel and did a bit of sight seeing. Heart Mountain in this pic.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 49
Sticky: Daily RV Pic
Views: 6,162
Posted By jcarne
My first time flying my own home-built to...

My first time flying my own home-built to Oshkosh. :)

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By jcarne
Logged a 2.2 on Sunday. It was one of those...

Logged a 2.2 on Sunday. It was one of those perfect weather days that just command a mountain passing to explore new area. (click on pics)
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Forum: RV-7/7A 10-03-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,260
Posted By jcarne
Dan your legendary posts know no bounds. That...

Dan your legendary posts know no bounds. That one had me laughing man.

Terry, don't fret too much, I'm betting Van's has a fix for this. I did something similar on my firewall.
Forum: RV-10 09-30-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,044
Posted By jcarne
Alright everyone. Sorry I'm just getting around...

Alright everyone. Sorry I'm just getting around to posting this. Life has been crazy with a new born and learning the ins and outs of pediatric life flight billing...



Anyways, Ed sent me a...
Forum: RV-10 09-26-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By jcarne
I have done it in my -7A before. It most...

I have done it in my -7A before. It most definitely makes a very noticeable difference in glide ratio, especially when the prop is feathered.

EDIT: Just re-read your post. I was talking of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,229
Posted By jcarne
Yep, stupidly left a tool on the air filter and...

Yep, stupidly left a tool on the air filter and started the engine. Global paid for the repair. Of course they did rake me over the coals a bit when I got a full flight quote but I still made out...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,229
Posted By jcarne
Thanks again Leah. Also putting a plug in...

Thanks again Leah.

Also putting a plug in specifically for builders policy awareness. A builders policy truly saved my arse!
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-11-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By jcarne
I too use this method. However, when feeding in...

I too use this method. However, when feeding in the mixture I have do it insanely slow (3-5 seconds) or the engine will quit. Even then it many times wonít keep going. On the second attempt it always...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-11-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 71,626
Posted By jcarne
It seems that most everyone was okay with the...

It seems that most everyone was okay with the recommended fix. Even if Superior replaced the cranks I truly find it hard to believe that that would of wrecked them financially.

I can tell you that...
Forum: RV-10 09-09-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the replies everyone. Got a handle on...

Thanks for the replies everyone. Got a handle on the seats now. I recently finished my -7A so I have a really good idea what goes into pricing a build now, just trying to spot differences. I kept an...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-06-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,776
Posted By jcarne
I wondered if that was the case, makes sense. No...

I wondered if that was the case, makes sense. No complaints here, just pointing out it would be disappointing if a guy left on Tuesday. Haha.

I was just talking to someone today that said the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,248
Posted By jcarne
If you get a chance give the DCs a try too. Very...

If you get a chance give the DCs a try too. Very well made, very high quality, 200 bucks less.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-06-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,776
Posted By jcarne
One thing I noticed this year (first time staying...

One thing I noticed this year (first time staying the whole week) was that airshows got significantly better starting at about midweek. This of course is opinion and I generally love watching modern...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By jcarne
There is no exact science to it if I remember...

There is no exact science to it if I remember correctly. Just cut it in half, put it on there and get it looking right. Then let the forever process of iterative trimming commence. :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-05-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,529
Posted By jcarne
You can either tee into the oil pressure line...

You can either tee into the oil pressure line coming off the back of the engine or you can pull one of the galley plugs at the front of the engine to attach to. See pic. Hope this helps.
Forum: RV-10 09-05-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By jcarne
Thanks guys. Not looking to buy right now, just...

Thanks guys. Not looking to buy right now, just trying to get a handle on how much the build is going to cost. Luckily I have a pretty dang good idea now on what the little things are since I kept...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-05-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,529
Posted By jcarne
Good points Larry, I didn't see the hours on this...

Good points Larry, I didn't see the hours on this engine in his first post. Agree, would not be great if those kinds of pressures where happening for that long. I just looked at a picture of when I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-05-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,529
Posted By jcarne
mahlon wouldn't you also get these numbers if...

mahlon wouldn't you also get these numbers if someone left out one of the oil galley plugs?
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By jcarne
Roger. Just found some pics, it appears the...

Roger. Just found some pics, it appears the front seats in a -10 are vastly different than other models. Thanks for answering my dumb question. More to come. :)
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By jcarne
RV-10 seat cushions where to find?

Well I feel a little stupid for asking this but where does one get the foam for the RV-10 front seats? I don't see it offered on Van's or any of the other usual interior companies. What am I...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-04-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By jcarne
Well this thread is sure timely. Shut down today...

Well this thread is sure timely. Shut down today for fuel and saw a screw on the ground. Thought it was someone else's until I looked at it. Sure enough it was the little one that holds the aft...
Forum: RV-10 09-02-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,044
Posted By jcarne
Well after emailing a couple of concise questions...

Well after emailing a couple of concise questions I haven't heard back again. I resent the email after a week. I'll keep you guys updated if I hear anything but right now Ed isn't answering...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,429
Posted By jcarne
Congrats! You will love it!

Congrats! You will love it!
Forum: RV-15 09-02-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 32,936
Posted By jcarne
I will have to look for that graph. Would like...

I will have to look for that graph. Would like to see where the -10 falls on the curve.
Forum: RV-15 08-31-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 32,936
Posted By jcarne
Ya I know slower is better but I didn't know if...

Ya I know slower is better but I didn't know if that 55 number was statistically significant or not.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By jcarne
+1 The most important one to follow very closely...

+1 The most important one to follow very closely is the IAS hold/overshoot procedure.
Forum: RV-15 08-30-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 32,936
Posted By jcarne
Is this a thing? I have never heard of it.

Is this a thing? I have never heard of it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By jcarne
To add to this: Only purchase from an authorized...

To add to this:

Only purchase from an authorized vendor. Here is the list. (https://ngksparkplugs.com/en/about-us/where-to-buy)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-29-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,538
Posted By jcarne
Ya I sure as heck wasn't thrilled at the price...

Ya I sure as heck wasn't thrilled at the price either but I figure everyone recommending them consistently was for a reason. Also read a report or two of people with a minor drip and Safair simply...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-29-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By jcarne
+1 on all accounts. In the winter you also donít...

+1 on all accounts. In the winter you also donít have to worry much about any extreme thunderstorms. Summertime itís pretty much a guarantee from about 3-6pm.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-29-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,727
Posted By jcarne
Well hot dog, never seen that before! Thanks for...

Well hot dog, never seen that before! Thanks for the links. Something to think about for my next build.

P.S. yours looks awesome
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-29-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,727
Posted By jcarne
Dan how is your spinner attached? I don't see...

Dan how is your spinner attached? I don't see any screws. Camera tricks?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-29-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By jcarne
Not sure if the time of year is right but that...

Not sure if the time of year is right but that river is loaded with Manatees a lot of the time and you can take boat tours to go snorkeling/diving with them. You can even see them on Google maps. ...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-29-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,538
Posted By jcarne
Idk about best but everyone including myself...

Idk about best but everyone including myself seems happy with these.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/safOilDrainValves_07-00879.php?clickkey=6418
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-29-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,228
Posted By jcarne
Great story to read about! Thanks for sharing!

Great story to read about! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 976
Posted By jcarne
Their claims department was actually really great...

Their claims department was actually really great to work with from my experience. I'm still with Global after the fact.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,248
Posted By jcarne
I fly DC One-X but recently had the chance to...

I fly DC One-X but recently had the chance to compare them to Bose A20 on the same flight. I personally found that the Bose ANR was significantly more effective (too effective; couldn't hear the...
Forum: Safety 08-27-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,257
Posted By jcarne
Wow first time I have ever heard of one that...

Wow first time I have ever heard of one that didn't flip. Very nice job to the pilot!

Canopy open but in the last pic you can see it closing. I have heard from other accounts that it will slam...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-25-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,261
Posted By jcarne
Man, you should make a YouTube video of this and...

Man, you should make a YouTube video of this and it would get some views! Would love to see this done on a video.
Forum: RV-15 08-24-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 32,936
Posted By jcarne
Man, you got to hand it to Sonex, they sure know...

Man, you got to hand it to Sonex, they sure know how to make an ugly airplane! :)

No offense Paul :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,493
Posted By jcarne
Just flew around in the smoke. You know, usual...

Just flew around in the smoke. You know, usual stuff this time of year.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-22-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By jcarne
How cool! Thanks for the great explanation. I...

How cool! Thanks for the great explanation. I had no idea.

I would love to fly up to Canada (not too far for me) but not until/if BasicMed gets recognized. ;) Absolutely love the area you live!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-22-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By jcarne
Cool video! I am however super confused by how...

Cool video!

I am however super confused by how you guys operate radios up there. Is Kamloops controlled or uncontrolled? I'm sure it's different in Canada which makes me curious but it seemed like...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-22-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By jcarne
Yes the plans are pretty good in this regard. ...

Yes the plans are pretty good in this regard. However, for the fuel line hole I strongly recommend moving it 1/4-1/2" inboard of where their hole is as it will be really close to the starter...
Forum: RV-15 08-20-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 32,936
Posted By jcarne
For the low insurance premium of 100k a year. ...

For the low insurance premium of 100k a year. haha :D
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-17-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By jcarne
+1 Every friggin one them things came out with...

+1

Every friggin one them things came out with my plugs! Getting them off of the plugs wasn't fun either. Had to soak them in penetrant first.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-17-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,455
Posted By jcarne
Ya that one sure sticks in the memory bank....

Ya that one sure sticks in the memory bank. Haha

I kept tweaking things to get it as best I could. In the end though there was a few holes that elongated and upsized to some larger rivets, not all...
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