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Forum: Safety 04-13-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,711
Posted By pat76cj
Well said. Mistakes will happen, learn from...

Well said. Mistakes will happen, learn from them and move on.
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-15-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,561
Posted By pat76cj
good engine core? prop strike?

good engine core? prop strike?
Forum: RV-14 12-22-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By pat76cj
I would check the build manual, or contact Vans. ...

I would check the build manual, or contact Vans. Normally, use of universal joint or multiple extensions is not recommended due to the inaccuracies caused by said extensions. If Vans has...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-18-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By pat76cj
tire talc, available online with Amazon. got it...

tire talc, available online with Amazon. got it in 2days
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,187
Posted By pat76cj
Military moves can be challenging. I had 13 in a...

Military moves can be challenging. I had 13 in a 22 year career (with 6 overseas assignments).

I echo Carl's comments: wait until your last PCS (unless you are overseas, then wait until you...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-16-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,051
Posted By pat76cj
Cool trip. Liked the tips on local hotspots

Cool trip. Liked the tips on local hotspots
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-10-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,541
Posted By pat76cj
If your primary mission is to build hours, I...

If your primary mission is to build hours, I would not exclude certified aircraft, specifically Cessna 150, 172, or Piper Cherokee. Not as new as Van's, but in many cases, much less expensive. Cost...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-10-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,221
Posted By pat76cj
Beautiful views!

Beautiful views!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-03-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,401
Posted By pat76cj
Have you checked injectors? Any change on fuel...

Have you checked injectors? Any change on fuel burn rate? If you swapped 3 and 4, does the problem chase the swap? Injector could be fine at low power, but starting dumping fuel when pushed to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-27-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,401
Posted By pat76cj
When on downwind/base/final, are you still...

When on downwind/base/final, are you still running full rich? Possible fouling of plugs/deposits from running too rich at low power settings. Might consider leaning after leveling out and turning...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,874
Posted By pat76cj
What, no cigars with the new baby??? Just...

What, no cigars with the new baby??? Just kidding. Congrats
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-11-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,112
Posted By pat76cj
Would also like to know what oil used, has it...

Would also like to know what oil used, has it been sitting for extended periods. Thanks
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-07-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,994
Posted By pat76cj
true, may not need a full overhaul. but if i am...

true, may not need a full overhaul. but if i am making an offer, i would consider “worse case” and assume it needs the full overhaul. only way to know what is really needed is a full tear down.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-07-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,994
Posted By pat76cj
Lots of variables when considering cost. ...

Lots of variables when considering cost. Suggested reading:
https://www.aviationconsumer.com/industry-news/editorial/resale-matters-factory-vs-field-engines/

As you pointed out, hoses, mounts,...
Forum: Safety 11-06-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,834
Posted By pat76cj
very good rule. Hangar neighbor bought a new...

very good rule. Hangar neighbor bought a new engine when his son got distracted during preflight. Hopped in, cranked up, took off. Noticed the problem when he landed and the engine stopped, with...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-21-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,462
Posted By pat76cj
A&Ps use AC 43-13.1b, Chapter 11 as their basic...

A&Ps use AC 43-13.1b, Chapter 11 as their basic reference manual for airframe electrical systems


Attached FAA website has some other references. More photos and diagrams to explain processes, but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,670
Posted By pat76cj
Could see what other hangar owners have done in...

Could see what other hangar owners have done in the area.

Other option is to have a spray on roofing coating. Something a contractor may have to do. Or you can try yourself, local hardware stores...
Forum: Safety 09-16-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,344
Posted By pat76cj
ditto on letting insurance pay for a new tank. ...

ditto on letting insurance pay for a new tank. I would remove some of the paint in the area to see what is hidden. Hard to tell with photos, but one on the right shows a crack to the left of the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-04-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,003
Posted By pat76cj
And get them in bulk, or multiples

And get them in bulk, or multiples
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-26-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,863
Posted By pat76cj
Any updates? Curious if you found the problem...

Any updates? Curious if you found the problem (or non-problem).
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 08-22-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,789
Posted By pat76cj
Congrats on the new project! Glad you were able...

Congrats on the new project! Glad you were able to get you and the -3 home safely, sure you gained a few extra grey hairs along the way.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-14-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,863
Posted By pat76cj
Search "EGT" in this doc. Suspect you have an...

Search "EGT" in this doc. Suspect you have an injector acting up.

https://www.lycoming.com/sites/default/files/SSP-475.pdf
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