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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues Yesterday, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,495
Posted By Cth6
I thought mine were weak when I bought mine as...

I thought mine were weak when I bought mine as well. It turned out to be a combination of factors. The pedals never felt soft, but braking action was less than the warrior. Pads still had plenty of...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-18-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Cth6
Removing old 3M Weather Strip Adhesive

I believe the wing root gasket on my 9A has Yellow 3M adhesive that has failed on the end under each wing. It is now more brown than yellow, but I believe that is what was used.

I would like to...
Forum: Midwest 10-18-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By Cth6
Tom Cordell near Elkhorn, WI

Tom Cordell near Elkhorn, WI
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By Cth6
Kyle Pack in Orlando. He owns a 6 and is a DPE.

Kyle Pack in Orlando. He owns a 6 and is a DPE.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 10-11-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Cth6
Hangar near Orange VA - Long Weekend Trip

Looking for some hangar space near KOMH for this weekend for an rv-9A. (15-18 Oct)

Got a call into the town of Orange seeing if they have an open T, but wanted to see if this group knew of other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2021, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,442
Posted By Cth6
Thomasville Fly In

Saw quite a few RVs on the line after Day 1 (Friday) being a wash out for many.
Forum: ADS-B 10-07-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Cth6
Unless you have a specific need the hard wire...

Unless you have a specific need the hard wire connection the the 327, you will save time using the "sniffing" method over the power connection to the Echo. I personally know of 3 RVs using that same...
Forum: Tools 10-07-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Cth6
I started with the smaller canvas bag from HF and...

I started with the smaller canvas bag from HF and went to a canvas roll. Well I am back with the smaller canvas bag. It just holds so much more in a smaller space. I do have two small cargo straps...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-04-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Cth6
Walt, I know of the W31 issues back in 2008 but I...

Walt, I know of the W31 issues back in 2008 but I have not seen anything about the W23 breakers. Two completely different animals.

I have searched but not found anything. Can you point me in the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-04-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Cth6
Tyco W23 Odd Failure Mode

I figured I would share as this was not anything I had seen before nor had any of my hangar mates.

Symptoms - Over past 5 flights, electric DG would occasionally throw up the flag and the DG was...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-30-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Cth6
Itís next weekend. We have a bunch going up from...

Itís next weekend. We have a bunch going up from Apopka.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-29-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,734
Posted By Cth6
Is the an SB behind this? I didnít see anything...

Is the an SB behind this? I didnít see anything on the emagair site, but I may have missed it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,229
Posted By Cth6
Battery life

I know there are a bunch of variables, but how long does the Bluetooth last per charge?
Forum: GPS 09-05-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Cth6
Just do a complete copy to make a duplicate SD...

Just do a complete copy to make a duplicate SD card? Or are there specific folders to keep.
Forum: GPS 09-05-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Cth6
I am going to call them on Tuesday, but my...

I am going to call them on Tuesday, but my experience to date with them has been lack luster. Found a significant bug, iOS devices can not update flight plans between themselves nor the 740b. They...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-04-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,737
Posted By Cth6
Blue Skies and Tailwinds Jan

I visited Jan last year just before his birthday to complete my transition training and he put me through the wringer. I left a much better pilot thanks to Jan.

I spoke with him this May and he...
Forum: GPS 09-04-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Cth6
IFly 740b

My RV has a 740b installed. After the last data update it is running wonky. Sluggish to respond to key clicks, NEMA data not getting to Trutrak, flight plans not responding like normal. That was the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-29-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By Cth6
It can get busy with students (50nm from Orlando)...

It can get busy with students (50nm from Orlando) doing their XC. Known for the Dairy Queen just off the runway. Greek restaurant, Olive Tree, about .5sm north is great for dinner. Breakfast is good...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-17-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Cth6
Thanks all. Wasnít sure if it was common practice...

Thanks all. Wasnít sure if it was common practice to ensure they donít seize over time. Sounds like leave them in unless they come out on their own.
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-17-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Cth6
I ended up purchasing a basic serial logger and...

I ended up purchasing a basic serial logger and it works perfectly. It is the RSLogger Industrial....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-17-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,354
Posted By Cth6
To close this out, it turned out that the sender...

To close this out, it turned out that the sender was sending erroneous data. Replaced and pressures are as expected.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-17-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By Cth6
If it helps, Single PMag A curve, 89 from WaWa no...

If it helps, Single PMag A curve, 89 from WaWa no issues O-320-E2C 150hp
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-17-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Cth6
18 to 14mm adapter service

Should you routinely remove the plug adapter each time you replace your 14mm spark plugs or just leave them in?
Forum: Autopilots 08-11-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,829
Posted By Cth6
Michel, having the right date and time is...

Michel, having the right date and time is critical to establishing a GPS receiver position. It is so critical that a part of a device start includes listening to a standard carrier frequency to...
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-13-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Cth6
Thank you. Exactly what I was looking for. I...

Thank you. Exactly what I was looking for. I really appreciate it!
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-13-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Cth6
Just sent a PM. Thanks.

Just sent a PM. Thanks.
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-13-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Cth6
UBG-16 Download

I have a 16 without the MUX-8A data recorder. Does anyone have a sample download you are willing to share?

I am building a simple serial data logger to record the data from the rs232 wire and would...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-04-2021, 04:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,319
Posted By Cth6
How many hours on the old sender?

How many hours on the old sender?
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 06-29-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,690
Posted By Cth6
@bjdecker thanks for taking the time for sharing...

@bjdecker thanks for taking the time for sharing details on your metal targa strip and answering all my questions.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Cth6
Not sure which model RV, but here are the trutrak...

Not sure which model RV, but here are the trutrak manuals. Filter by Trutrak and you will see the RVs listed near the end.

https://www.bendixking.com/en/support/downloads-and-manuals
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 06-28-2021, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,690
Posted By Cth6
Targa strip alternatives

My fiberglass targa departed shortly after climbing out of the Cincinnati area on the flight to Florida after I purchased her. If you live near Harrison and found one in your back yard this spring,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-28-2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,319
Posted By Cth6
Generally speaking pressure transducers are not...

Generally speaking pressure transducers are not affected by air in the lines. Air will compress to a similar pressure as the surrounding fluid.

If you have air near a pump, you may cause...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-26-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,319
Posted By Cth6
Justin, let us know what you find when you run...

Justin, let us know what you find when you run the wires down. Have a similar issue I am troubleshooting. Mechanical gauge to test against should be here next week
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-23-2021, 03:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,999
Posted By Cth6
I know sacrilege, but if you slow down the ride...

I know sacrilege, but if you slow down the ride to spam can speed it is so much smoother then that of a Piper Warrior or 172 IMO. My copilot requests that flight profile when the puffies are...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-19-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,354
Posted By Cth6
Freemasm, where is the relief valve setting? Not...

Freemasm, where is the relief valve setting? Not familiar with that.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-19-2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,354
Posted By Cth6
That pretty much sounds like my situation. I do...

That pretty much sounds like my situation. I do have an engine driven pump that holds 3-4 PSI in normal flight conditions. In certain configurations I can see .5 - 1 PSI on the gauge. It was like...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-19-2021, 04:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,932
Posted By Cth6
It doesnít require an internet connection as long...

It doesnít require an internet connection as long as both devices are on the same network, like the uAvionix or Stratux network. Works great with updates. We use it all the time to update flight...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-18-2021, 04:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,354
Posted By Cth6
Thanks for all of the input. I am not seeing a...

Thanks for all of the input.

I am not seeing a significant change in my boost pressure with the electric pump running.

The facet is making the noise you expect for a properly operating pump.
No...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-17-2021, 01:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,354
Posted By Cth6
Fuel Pump Expectations

Working on troubleshooting an issue on a carbed O-320 using a Facet 40108 and want to make sure my logic is sound.

1. Engine off, FP on, should see 4.5 to 6 psi on gauge
2. Engine running, FP off...
Forum: GPS 06-09-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,892
Posted By Cth6
I am hoping that the experimental side of...

I am hoping that the experimental side of avionics does not die off and we continue to see advancements on the VFR side where iPads can send NMEA sentences to autopilots from EFB like FF or...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-08-2021, 04:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By Cth6
It depends on how many amps you are looking to...

It depends on how many amps you are looking to carry.

If you sized your circuit to safely use 6 awg wire (65amps at 75*). The surface area of solid #6 is 21.2mm. If you want to use buss bar, find a...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-03-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,283
Posted By Cth6
Center arm rest

Quite a few center arm rest ideas out there with storage in them. Not the best pic, butÖ.
Forum: Interiors 06-03-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,266
Posted By Cth6
I would say no. We use 1080 as paint masks on...

I would say no. We use 1080 as paint masks on boats. While the paint sticks to the vinyl, after two color coats I can peel it off with no issue leaving a clean line.

We normally use 1080 to do...
Forum: COMM 06-01-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,115
Posted By Cth6
Thanks Brian. PM Sent

Thanks Brian. PM Sent
Forum: COMM 06-01-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,115
Posted By Cth6
Sorry for digging up old thread. Does anyone...

Sorry for digging up old thread. Does anyone have a PDF Version L or M they could pass a link along for?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-20-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By Cth6
LW-14780 Dipstick

If anyone has an LW-14780 dipstick, could I ask that you measure the length of the 6qt mark from the seat of the cap? These could be used in

AEIO-320 -E1B, -E2B
IO-320 -E1A, -E1B, -E2A,...
Forum: Autopilots 05-12-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,829
Posted By Cth6
Without a GPS source to provide track or heading...

Without a GPS source to provide track or heading information it will fall back to the bank mode that you are seeing.

Note the heading is a GPS track heading not a magnetic heading.

You will need a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-21-2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Cth6
I cleaned up my initial post. Today they are all...

I cleaned up my initial post. Today they are all hard wired and removing the canopy would require removing pins and connectors from multiple locations. For example, the uAvionix is a 3 wire (power,...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-21-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Cth6
Canopy D-Sub

I am contemplating adding a 9 pin dsub to make the canopy removal easier. Currently there are multiple devices (uAvonix All in One GPS, an LED light strip and a compass light) on the glare shield...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-21-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,821
Posted By Cth6
The total wind velocity regardless of wind...

The total wind velocity regardless of wind direction. For example a 30KT wind directly down the runway would meet that criteria, while providing a 0KT XWind component.
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-13-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,123
Posted By Cth6
Jan

I spoke with Jan a few weeks ago. He is not doing transition training for the time being. It sounds like it will be a bit before he gets back in the saddle.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Cth6
Tent camping is pretty good. Not too far away...

Tent camping is pretty good. Not too far away from anything but far enough that you can get away. Hospitality is nice. You will hear the RVs (not the Vans kind) running AC all night long.

It is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,188
Posted By Cth6
I believe they are up now....

I believe they are up now.

https://grtavionics.com/news/
Forum: Northeast 04-02-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 209
Posted By Cth6
Mobile Transponder Test - I67 (Cincinnati West)

Does anyone have a contact for mobile transponder testing able to get to I67 in Cincinnati, OH. Transponder is a GTX 327.

Thanks.

CT
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By Cth6
Aside from future insurability issues, how was...

Aside from future insurability issues, how was their claims process?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2021, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By Cth6
IAT Aviation Insurance

Any PIREPS on IAT? Sounds like they have been in the market for a year or two.
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-23-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,905
Posted By Cth6
Thanks!

Thank you all for the responses. Sounds like minor differences, but still something you need to be mindful of.

CT
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-17-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,905
Posted By Cth6
Greg, unfortunately we end up seeing far too many...

Greg, unfortunately we end up seeing far too many wide patterns with the flight schools down here. Not uncommon to be on a 3 or 4 mile base.
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-17-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,905
Posted By Cth6
Thanks Denis. We were usually around 65 mph by...

Thanks Denis. We were usually around 65 mph by the threshold in the 6A when power was pulled at the fence. Both are FP. Sounds like the 9 may be a bit more slippery. Are you flying short final at...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-17-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,905
Posted By Cth6
Transition from 6A to 9A

Received my transition training in a 6A and getting ready to move to a 9A. Was told that outside of landing a bit slower (10kts or so) the approach is the same. Basically, 90 mph on downwind with 10*...
Forum: Painting your RV 03-05-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,626
Posted By Cth6
While not on an airplane, but on a carbon fiber...

While not on an airplane, but on a carbon fiber boat. Hulls are black gloss gel coat. If you want to see the color look at Vespoli racing hulls.

I have used 3M as well as Oracal. Mainly their...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,619
Posted By Cth6
While not the same, we hang racing shells from...

While not the same, we hang racing shells from the ceiling of the boat house using firehouse as a sling and a rope and block system to raise and lower. Same weight as a QB fuse. Two slings holds the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-11-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,045
Posted By Cth6
After dealing with my daughters cars both having...

After dealing with my daughters cars both having key fob batteries die at the most in opportune time this summer, I would probably opt for something more simple. I wouldn’t want to realize that my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By Cth6
Plan B

My wife and I started this year with a goal to make a decision on the airplane. OK, my wife said, ‘will you just make up your mind’. A few days at SnF followed up with a trip to the west coast was...
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