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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By jneves
Price Reduction $2500 OBO

Price Reduction $2500 OBO
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-01-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,363
Posted By jneves
Good call, he already offered that as an option,...

Good call, he already offered that as an option, I wasn't sure if that was safer. I'll all the bank and find out. He is buying damaged RV and collecting some bulky items to consolidate with a...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-01-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,363
Posted By jneves
Selling a Prop and the potential buyer is on VAF...

Selling a Prop and the potential buyer is on VAF (low post count) but is overseas. Does anyone know if there is a 3rd party, like Stein, that would deal with items like a prop and play the escrow...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-01-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 669
Posted By jneves
I've tried a few of the lower cost options from...

I've tried a few of the lower cost options from Amazon. Ended up going with the BlueSeas dual USB 4.8amp unit. Zero noise, I have 2 of them installed going on 50 hours with no issues to report. ...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-30-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By jneves
FS - Sensenich 2 Blade FP 72FM8 S9-1-85

Fixed pitch Sensenich 72" - 2 blade prop (72FM8 S9-1-85). Offered @ $2500 plus shipping, open to all reasonable offers. Total time = 462.3 hours total time, 200 hours since repaint by Midwest...
Forum: Safety 11-30-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,515
Posted By jneves
Thanks for being open

Dan it's great to hear your story and recall that none of us are perfect. We have all had our fair share of things like this happen.

My last check point at uncontrolled fields is, like many said...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-30-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By jneves
Curt if you are not about to find a new set I had...

Curt if you are not about to find a new set I had great luck with the Mother's Lens polish kit, comes with everything you need except the drill to the the pads. I did this on my car's headlights and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-16-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By jneves
Thank you Steve, I hadn't made it that far down. ...

Thank you Steve, I hadn't made it that far down. Glad to see the G5 manual has all the data I needed.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-15-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By jneves
Thanks Justin! Any chance I can get the link to...

Thanks Justin! Any chance I can get the link to the GFC500 installation manual, I'm looking to pull the audio alerts into my audio panel since it was not installed when the system was initially put...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-15-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By jneves
Thanks Steve and everyone including Garmin...

Thanks Steve and everyone including Garmin support for the comments. I applied power and held the button and all is well not. I do recall slipping off the avionics switch at fueling which did remove...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-15-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By jneves
Thank you both, I'll head over this afternoon and...

Thank you both, I'll head over this afternoon and give both processes a try. Hope that all I need to do. I did check all the power and ground connections as well. Planning on updating all the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-15-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By jneves
G5 will not turn on

I have a dual G5 setup, yesterday I went for a flight. Had to wait out fog so I started up and taxi'd to get fuel. No issues during the taxi to fuel. After fueling and waiting out the fog in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,331
Posted By jneves
Rv-6A

Model: RV-6A
Engine/HP: IO-360/200HP
Prop Fixed Sensenich
Empty Wt. 1053
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-05-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By jneves
Thank you for the tip. I was able to get once...

Thank you for the tip. I was able to get once from a VAF member that PM'd me.

For everyone's knowledge, the barewire kit that fits the GDL 39, 50, 51 and 52 is backordered everywhere until April...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-04-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By jneves
WTB - Garmin GDL39 Barewire Cable

If anyone has one they no longer need please let me know.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-04-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By jneves
I went with this option, for the price it works...

I went with this option, for the price it works great. pushing on the prop with the castering nose wheel is not fun, once you get the technique it can work, but the tow bar is a HUGE improvement in...
Forum: Engine Monitors 11-03-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By jneves
JPI 350 - Using a VDO Oil Pressure Sender Instead

Randomly thought I'd ask the knowledge base on VAF.

I recently purchased a JPI EDM-350 with full capabilities, but only added RPM sensor to the 4 CHT and EGT probes that come with it. This gets me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,212
Posted By jneves
I just went from certified to EAB and bought a...

I just went from certified to EAB and bought a flying RV-6A, no time free to build for the next few years, but it will happen. It's not scary once you realize that a good pre-buy is worth it's cost....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-20-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By jneves
Thanks Bob, I spoke with them right after I...

Thanks Bob, I spoke with them right after I posted this AM. They only have an OH set, but the price is right and it's in stock. I have Chome cylinders now and they happen to have a drop in for me. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-20-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By jneves
IO-360 Cylinder Replacement References

Well the time has come to replace a cylinder due to ring wear. Google searching in only returning the usual retailers like ACS. Can any of you share where you picked up a good quality cylinder kit,...
Forum: The RV Grin 10-11-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By jneves
Congrats on the new purchase. I too purchased a...

Congrats on the new purchase. I too purchased a plane for training, unfortunately it wasn't a RV. Although I enjoyed owning and learning in my own aircraft not long after I completed my PPL I was...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-02-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
CG
Views: 1,820
Posted By jneves
6A my CG is 68.1

6A my CG is 68.1
Forum: California 09-29-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By jneves
Completely understand and agree, my comment was...

Completely understand and agree, my comment was more around the actual gauges and not navigation methods as well as learning in a steam aircraft because finding a DPE for EAB is difficult only to go...
Forum: California 09-29-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By jneves
Thank you all very much, we have reached out to a...

Thank you all very much, we have reached out to a few of the DPE's suggested and are just awaiting confirmations.

I agree with with Paul on the ease of flying IFR in our platforms with more...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-28-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By jneves
Thank you all very much, going to start with one...

Thank you all very much, going to start with one muff and intake behind the #3 like others. Also will use the restricted intake size to lower flow but increase heat transfer. Lots of great ideas...
Forum: California 09-28-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By jneves
Thank You John, I'm actually still a ways off...

Thank You John, I'm actually still a ways off from my checkride, but since I heard it was not easy to locate a DPE for EAB, I'm doing the legwork now. Interestingly enough I went through this when I...
Forum: California 09-28-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By jneves
Thank you very much! Just to confirm Jim is a DPE...

Thank you very much! Just to confirm Jim is a DPE or a CFI that may help with locating a DPE?
Forum: California 09-27-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By jneves
DPE for IFR Checkride

Looking to find a DPE that will conduct an IFR check ride in and EAB RV-6. A few local RV folks and myself are having a hard time with the locally known DPEs that are ok in EAB aircraft. Anywhere in...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-27-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By jneves
This last response lead me to another question,...

This last response lead me to another question, how many muffs does one need. Iím in California and donít expect to be flying much below 40*F. And even then donít fly much at those temps.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-27-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By jneves
Thank you both very much. Seems to be the...

Thank you both very much. Seems to be the consensus across the board. Appreciate the confirmation. Now off to prep for the cooler weather.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-27-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By jneves
Cabin heat intake on Sam James Cowl

Edit a 3rd search with the right terms got my answer.

First mod on the new to me RV-6A is going to be cabin heat, he muff, cabin box/diverter, etc.. is all straight forward. My issue is where to...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-23-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By jneves
Thanks for the tips, I've come to a similar...

Thanks for the tips, I've come to a similar conclusion, removing lower pressure will help with drafts, but the ingress of water is my main concern. I'll try some seals that others have suggested as...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-21-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By jneves
Just sent you a message. If needed you can text...

Just sent you a message. If needed you can text me at (40eight) 23zero-30 nine three
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-20-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By jneves
Well the pre-buy went well, went through the...

Well the pre-buy went well, went through the entire plane from front to back with the A&P. Build quality was great and she exceeded my expectations. She runs great, flies smooth and straight, fuel...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-18-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By jneves
Thank you Bill. Good place to start the process....

Thank you Bill. Good place to start the process. Iíll see what I can do to measure the gap and address it properly.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-17-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By jneves
Sealing canopy

New to the forum, just finished a 2250 mile trip from Florida to California bringing home my, new to me, RV-6A. Sheís fully IFR capable and handled the weather through Georgia and Mississippi great!...
Forum: California 09-08-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,396
Posted By jneves
Iíve done this trip a few times. Beautiful run...

Iíve done this trip a few times. Beautiful run south if your up for the longer flight hop over to the coast around SLO if the sky is clear enough to enjoy the view. I personally love any of the...
Forum: Florida (Central) 09-05-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By jneves
Thank you I will reach out to him this week. Do...

Thank you I will reach out to him this week. Do you happen to know if he has any RV-7/6A time? Required by me insurance.
Forum: Florida (Central) 09-04-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By jneves
CFI in Tampa area

Iím looking for a CFI in Tampa for a couple hours of mostly take off and landing training before I ferry the new bird (if inspection goes well) home. I do have my local CFI joining me but heís not...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-02-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By jneves
Sheís only been in Florida for 2 months spent her...

Sheís only been in Florida for 2 months spent her entire life in California and Iím hoping to bring her back home to a gentler climate.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-02-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By jneves
It has in fact been flow about 40 hours since...

It has in fact been flow about 40 hours since June. He flew from California to Colorado, then to Florida and has done another flight to CO and back. There is oil analysis from 2020 and another from...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-02-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By jneves
Pre-Buy RV6A @ KPIE

Hello all, new to the forum (as far as communicating) been using it for research for quite some time as I honed in on the right RV for me. Well I have found "the one" pending a pre-buy inspection I...
Forum: Florida (Central) 09-01-2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By jneves
Spoke with Nick sounds like the right guy and...

Spoke with Nick sounds like the right guy and heís local. Set a day for pre-buy the week of the 13th. Looks like Iíll be joining the RV family soon.
Forum: Florida (Central) 09-01-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By jneves
Thank you Ron, I'll reach out to Nick.

Thank you Ron, I'll reach out to Nick.
Forum: Florida (Central) 08-31-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By jneves
Snapped this during the FaceTime walk around. ...

Snapped this during the FaceTime walk around. there was some mods to get it to clear the fuel injection, but it looks solid although maybe not beautiful.
Forum: Florida (Central) 08-30-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By jneves
Pre-Buy RV6A @ KPIE

Looking to get a pre-buy on a RV-6A at St. Pete's, KPIE. Seller will not fly it out due to his schedule or I'd have it done at Saint.

Any options for a fly or drive in pre-buy option would be...
Forum: RV-14 08-24-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,616
Posted By jneves
Great call, I also found the connector to be a...

Great call, I also found the connector to be a bit flimsy and the pins just wont take hold in the housing. Iíll do some research and seek out a more robust solution.
Forum: RV-14 08-24-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,616
Posted By jneves
Pitch trim connector

Hello everyone, new to the board and already asking for help. Iím helping a local RV14A builder with his bird. Today we debugged a problem with the pins in the connector at the tail for the pitch...
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