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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,472
Posted By Pilotjim77
I think it happened four days ago. I didn't see...

I think it happened four days ago. I didn't see it mentioned anywhere else on the forum.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,832
Posted By Pilotjim77
"Based" is a bit of an arbitrary term. Many...

"Based" is a bit of an arbitrary term. Many folks from the colder climates buy a second home in a warmer climate. Are they supposed to pay the full tax amount in both locations on their cars, motor...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,472
Posted By Pilotjim77
RV-6 Flips Over on Landing in NH

https://whdh.com/news/2-people-injured-after-small-plane-veers-off-runway-overturns-in-nh/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By Pilotjim77
Looking for some RV or Aviation Related CDs

Hey everyone, I got a recent promotion and transfer at work. My commute went from 5 minutes to about 2 hours. My car has a CD player, so I'm looking to utilize my time to get some...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-27-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,101
Posted By Pilotjim77
RV-4 Down in Colorado

https://www.9news.com/article/news/local/plane-crash-near-telluride-airport/73-32a8343c-d25e-4da7-bc1d-6a6d8c13a3ae
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,994
Posted By Pilotjim77
Maybe it's time for someone to buy a few trucks...

Maybe it's time for someone to buy a few trucks and airplanes and start a new shipping company.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,737
Posted By Pilotjim77
Last Activity: Today 07:04 PM

Last Activity: Today 07:04 PM
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,900
Posted By Pilotjim77
Update

I installed the bolt the opposite way, and it solved the problem. No more binding. Thanks to all for the assistance.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,239
Posted By Pilotjim77
Having forgotten to raise flaps on a number of...

Having forgotten to raise flaps on a number of occasions in a C-172 and Cherokee, I went looking for some help. I found that the GIFT acronym check immediately after takeoff helped a lot. G-Gas...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-28-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By Pilotjim77
Received and thank you both.

Received and thank you both.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-28-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By Pilotjim77
GRT to G430 Wiring

Hi All,

GRT has a wiring diagram showing the pin connections for a G430.

http://grtavionics.com/media/Horizon-430W.pdf

In the drawing, there is a 12v input with 10k resistors to pins 18-21 on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,900
Posted By Pilotjim77
I've seen some pictures which confirm this. I...

I've seen some pictures which confirm this. I may try to reverse the bolt and see if that works.



I'd say optical illusion. There's no off angle I can detect.


I was unaware of this SB until you...
Forum: Safety 07-25-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,625
Posted By Pilotjim77
Great informative post! Thanks for sharing. I...

Great informative post! Thanks for sharing. I never thought much about why those rubbery caps were there on the fuel nozzles at airports. Now I know.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,900
Posted By Pilotjim77
Aileron Control Rod is Binding

I have been doing some work on my wiring and have the floor pans out. This is a photo of the pilot side aileron control rod with the stick pushed full forward and full left. As you can see, the nut...
Forum: Northeast 07-24-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,125
Posted By Pilotjim77
MedExpress in Pittsfield.

MedExpress in Pittsfield.
Forum: Northeast 07-23-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,125
Posted By Pilotjim77
Just to update, I wound up going with basic med. ...

Just to update, I wound up going with basic med. One of the local urgent care centers (med express chain) was willing. The doctor was very pleasant and accomodating. Took about a half hour.

For...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,351
Posted By Pilotjim77
The gray one is $12.09, but the fuschia one is...

The gray one is $12.09, but the fuschia one is $34.83....lol.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 926
Posted By Pilotjim77
My Google searches are not working at all. I...

My Google searches are not working at all. I always use Google, but the last two days, clicking on the result only brings up this page, no matter the search...
Forum: Northeast 07-14-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,125
Posted By Pilotjim77
Thank you, I will reach out tomorrow. I walked...

Thank you, I will reach out tomorrow.



I walked into a local urgent care after posting this. They might be able to do it. The doctor was not in but will be on Thursday and is supposed to call me...
Forum: Northeast 07-14-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,125
Posted By Pilotjim77
AME Help - Western Mass

Looking for an AME in western Mass or Albany, NY area for a class 3 medical. Stupidly, I waited too long as mine expires this week. All of the doctors around here who used to do them don't do them...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-10-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,272
Posted By Pilotjim77
Thank you for the info gentlemen!

Thank you for the info gentlemen!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,410
Posted By Pilotjim77
Ed, Sorry about your experience. If you are...

Ed,

Sorry about your experience. If you are still in the market, I have a new in the box V16 remote with the Vega control head. Paid 950 for the radio, 245 for the control head on acs. I also...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-08-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,272
Posted By Pilotjim77
Gil, reviving this thread as I am wiring my panel...

Gil, reviving this thread as I am wiring my panel right now. If the jacks are already pre-wired including heat shrink, do I remove the heat shrink from the pilot Mic PTT tip and solder in the wire...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By Pilotjim77
Thank you, John. I've never done fiberglass work...

Thank you, John. I've never done fiberglass work before, but maybe this can be an intro to it for me.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By Pilotjim77
I did not see your email address in your profile,...

I did not see your email address in your profile, but I sent you a PM.
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-01-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,795
Posted By Pilotjim77
Thank you guys.

Thank you guys.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By Pilotjim77
Replacing Wingtip Lights

I am replacing Aeroflash with Aveo wingtip lights. The wingtip holes from the old lights are too large for the new lights to cover them. Is this going to be a major fiberglass project, or is there...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-30-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,795
Posted By Pilotjim77
What does +V mean?

Can anybody tell me what the +V means in this RV-6 wiring diagram?

It appears after the "Flaps", "Panel Light", and "Instrument" terminal block locations.

https://i.imgur.com/5xOr3XM.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,418
Posted By Pilotjim77
The poll can not really be answered accurately,...

The poll can not really be answered accurately, but damage history most definitely affects sale price. I have bought, sold, and taken on trade many airplanes, and damage history is always a factor...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,059
Posted By Pilotjim77
The FAA loses these documents on occasion; I just...

The FAA loses these documents on occasion; I just went through this. The very first thing I would do is order the aircraft records from the FAA. They are cheap, and then you will know exactly what...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,304
Posted By Pilotjim77
Somewhere in the Himalayas I'm guessing.

Somewhere in the Himalayas I'm guessing.
Forum: COMM 05-12-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,948
Posted By Pilotjim77
I cannot see the photos.

I cannot see the photos.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By Pilotjim77
Tach Drops to Zero During Left Mag Check

I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction.

During run up, the right mag has a normal drop of 75-100 rpm. The left mag causes the tach to drop to zero, although it sounds like a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,438
Posted By Pilotjim77
A friend also hit the 80 mark last year; his...

A friend also hit the 80 mark last year; his insurance premium went up to over 3,500 for a Legend Cub... insane.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-25-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By Pilotjim77
Thanks Bob! All is working now. The serial...

Thanks Bob! All is working now. The serial inputs/outputs simply had to be configured, as you said.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By Pilotjim77
I agree with Bill, I've used a number of them in...

I agree with Bill, I've used a number of them in my panel.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-25-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By Pilotjim77
I bought all of the GRT items from one person. ...

I bought all of the GRT items from one person. It was all reported to be working when removed, so I assume it was properly configured, but I suppose I can check on that using the set up manual.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-24-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By Pilotjim77
GRT Legacy AHRS Question

I am bench testing my EFIS and have connected the AHRS and magnetometer. The EFIS start up page indicates "AHRS Communication: FAIL"

To verify it is getting power, I placed a meter on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,571
Posted By Pilotjim77
Not sure what effect current conditions have had...

Not sure what effect current conditions have had on their staffing, but I called the registration branch last Thursday at 3:40 pm eastern time. I hung up at 5:00 while still on hold listening to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,117
Posted By Pilotjim77
Sent. And thank you very much!

Sent.

And thank you very much!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,117
Posted By Pilotjim77
I would like to buy a shipment of these from one...

I would like to buy a shipment of these from one of you guys who are able to print them. I want to give one or two to my stepson who works at a grocery store and is having issues with his required...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-17-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,398
Posted By Pilotjim77
Very cool! I love music, love the Eagles, and...

Very cool!

I love music, love the Eagles, and love Vans airplanes.... you are living the best of all worlds!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,435
Posted By Pilotjim77
Ha ha ha!! Great post!! I needed a good laugh...

Ha ha ha!! Great post!! I needed a good laugh today!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,487
Posted By Pilotjim77
Very cool! Nice IFR flight. Was that OAT at...

Very cool! Nice IFR flight.

Was that OAT at 9500?
Forum: GPS 04-04-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By Pilotjim77
Walt, any idea where I might find one?

Walt, any idea where I might find one?
Forum: GPS 04-04-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By Pilotjim77
That's an idea I hadn't thought of... will look...

That's an idea I hadn't thought of... will look into that.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,334
Posted By Pilotjim77
Flying home from Myrtle Beach to Massachusetts,...

Flying home from Myrtle Beach to Massachusetts, my oil pressure looked a tad low.... then lower... then lower. I landed at the first available airport, in New Jersey I think. I hop out to...
Forum: GPS 04-03-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By Pilotjim77
I've got a couple of these... not sure if they...

I've got a couple of these... not sure if they are appropriate or which terminals to use.


https://i.imgur.com/mNeT2mx.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/l48j1HN.jpg
Forum: GPS 04-03-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,017
Posted By Pilotjim77
Switching Between GPS Sources to Autopilot

I wasn't sure whether to put this in the Autopilot or GPS forum.

I want to put a switch on my panel to switch between my three GPS sources to feed the autopilot. I think I need a DPDT switch...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,769
Posted By Pilotjim77
Your website says you're out of stock on the...

Your website says you're out of stock on the oxygen meter.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-30-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By Pilotjim77
Jim, thanks for the link to that page... that's...

Jim, thanks for the link to that page... that's what I was looking for.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-30-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By Pilotjim77
GRT Legacy WS EFIS Questions

I have two questions regarding my legacy WS Efis:

1.* Can this unit control a Trig TY91 comm radio which is remote mounted?
2.* Does this unit have the capability to display the identification of a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,396
Posted By Pilotjim77
https://i.imgur.com/HgngNeb.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/HgngNeb.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By Pilotjim77
It's a slider. Thanks, this may be the easiest...

It's a slider.



Thanks, this may be the easiest solution.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By Pilotjim77
Yes, I guess that could work. I wasn't sure if I...

Yes, I guess that could work. I wasn't sure if I should be cutting into the rib.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By Pilotjim77
Trying to Fix a Mistake in my Instrument Panel

One of the 2.25 holes I cut for my comm radio (MGL) turns out to be a hair higher than it should be. This is causing the back side of the radio head to just barely contact one of the supporting ribs...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,269
Posted By Pilotjim77
I don't see anything, just a grey circle with a...

I don't see anything, just a grey circle with a minus sign in it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,574
Posted By Pilotjim77
The message is a bit ironic.

The message is a bit ironic.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,007
Posted By Pilotjim77
Good work! Congratulations!

Good work! Congratulations!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,742
Posted By Pilotjim77
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,742
Posted By Pilotjim77
Can't see the pics either.

Can't see the pics either.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,872
Posted By Pilotjim77
Not taking sides, but I'm curious. How does a...

Not taking sides, but I'm curious. How does a project that takes most guys 2000-3000 hours or more translate to a two week program?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,282
Posted By Pilotjim77
Thank you, Carl.

Thank you, Carl.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,282
Posted By Pilotjim77
Vic, do you know if the FAA keeps operating...

Vic, do you know if the FAA keeps operating limitations on file? I am getting ready to list a 6a for someone who is missing them. I ordered the aircraft records from the FAA on their website, but...
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