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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-30-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By Flyhud
Yes there is, here it...

Yes there is, here it is:

https://store.vansaircraft.com/throttle-mixture-bracket-and-gasket-for-o-320-engines-va-149-320-pc-kit.html
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-21-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,394
Posted By Flyhud
Good looking -4 !

Good looking -4 !
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-20-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By Flyhud
This is how I did mine, bottom plate is pro...

This is how I did mine, bottom plate is pro sealed to fiberglass.

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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-11-2022, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By Flyhud
A couple of thoughts, I recently built new...

A couple of thoughts, I recently built new elevators for my -4. You can build a new elevator easier and with better results than attempting to re-skin one. The original skin is .016, I used .020...
Forum: Primers 04-09-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Flyhud
Iíve had good success with the MarPro Zinc...

Iíve had good success with the MarPro Zinc Chromate Primer and the Moeller Zinc Phosphate primer, both are in stock and available on Amazon. These products are marketed for the marine industry and...
Forum: RV-4 03-30-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,793
Posted By Flyhud
Vans makes a special fitting for this purpose. It...

Vans makes a special fitting for this purpose. It needs to be installed with the engine off as I recall.

https://store.vansaircraft.com/fuel-pump-overflow-plug-1-8-f-overflow-plug-1-8.html
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By Flyhud
The strut I am using is from McMaster Carr part#...

The strut I am using is from McMaster Carr part# 4138T561 it is a 15 pound strut and it seems just about right.
Forum: RV-4 03-21-2022, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By Flyhud
I made an avionics shelf.

I made an avionics shelf.
Forum: RV-4 02-15-2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Flyhud
These are the big aluminum angle brackets that...

These are the big aluminum angle brackets that the two center engine mount attach points are bolted to behind the firewall.
Forum: RV-4 02-14-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Flyhud
I had a heck of a time bending mine also, as I...

I had a heck of a time bending mine also, as I recall, I clamped one leg in my big vise and used a big pry bar between the other leg and the vise to bend it.
Forum: RV-3 01-29-2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By Flyhud
This old kit planes ad link shows the same plane...

This old kit planes ad link shows the same plane in Kennett Mo. three ish years ago, the ad has a contact number for the seller (Bill). Ad also claims all paperwork...
Forum: RV-4 01-29-2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,513
Posted By Flyhud
This was exactly my experience with the 380 tires...

This was exactly my experience with the 380 tires to a t. Spent close to grand fooling with these. Shut down a local runway at night for a few hours and busted up an almost new wheel pant dealing...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-22-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By Flyhud
This is what I made for mine.

This is what I made for mine.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-22-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By Flyhud
Iíve bought quite a bit stuff from this...

Iíve bought quite a bit stuff from this outfit.

https://military-fasteners.com/fittings/straight+pipe+to+boss+adapters/AN816-6J
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-14-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,037
Posted By Flyhud
Get a set of...

Get a set of these.

https://www.yardstore.com/threaded-drill-bit-extension-3-piece-set
Forum: Tools 12-30-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,094
Posted By Flyhud
https://www.ebay.com/itm/255304362420?mkevt=1&mkpi...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/255304362420?mkevt=1&mkpid=0&emsid=e11021.m43.l1120&mkcid=7&ch=osgood&euid=9f7e26669be8472f89224544eed9d003&bu=43211680641&ut=RU&osub=-1%7E1&crd=20211230074821&segname=11021&s...
Forum: Tools 12-25-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,094
Posted By Flyhud
The Papco Rotomaster #600 is what I use. Itís a...

The Papco Rotomaster #600 is what I use. Itís a very capable flaring tool that will make perfect double or single flares. They pop up on eBay occasionally.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-10-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Flyhud
I believe this is what you are looking...

I believe this is what you are looking for.

https://airflowperformance.com/index.php/product/fm-150-rsa-5-inlet-gasket/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By Flyhud
I thing Wings on Wheels nailed it, check your...

I thing Wings on Wheels nailed it, check your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,576
Posted By Flyhud
Looks perfect!

Looks perfect!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,576
Posted By Flyhud
Flip the clamp and bend the line, it is very easy...

Flip the clamp and bend the line, it is very easy to bend especially when itís new.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-16-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,570
Posted By Flyhud
Also, I use ATS brake pad dies in my hand rivet...

Also, I use ATS brake pad dies in my hand rivet squeezer to set the brake pad rivets. These are one of the coolest and easiest to use tools in my...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-16-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,570
Posted By Flyhud
The shop heads of rivets are allowed up to three...

The shop heads of rivets are allowed up to three small cracks if they do not extend inward beyond the crest of the newly formed head and are at least 90 degrees apart.

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,463
Posted By Flyhud
https://www.ebay.com/itm/333269073310

https://www.ebay.com/itm/333269073310
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,463
Posted By Flyhud
Search ďright angle nut plateĒ.

Search ďright angle nut plateĒ.
Forum: RV-4 06-25-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By Flyhud
My RV-4 had .016 skin elevators, I recently built...

My RV-4 had .016 skin elevators, I recently built new elevators with .020 skins. I thought it looked easier to build new ones as opposed to re-skinning. I was able to re use all the steel parts and...
Forum: RV-4 06-13-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,354
Posted By Flyhud
You have a very nice looking short gear airplane....

You have a very nice looking short gear airplane. I found a 2013 photo of your airplane and can tell by looking at it, no real advantage to the long gear unless you are swinging a longer prop and...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-08-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,173
Posted By Flyhud
Yes itís the Garmin GSU25. I removed my panel and...

Yes itís the Garmin GSU25. I removed my panel and the equipment rack and made a simple fixture out of plywood to replicate their exact position as installed. This allowed me to build the wiring...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-07-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,173
Posted By Flyhud
Not Dynon, but I fabricated an equipment rack...

Not Dynon, but I fabricated an equipment rack behind the panel for most panel related components.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-14-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,542
Posted By Flyhud
Check your PMís Tom

Check your PMís

Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-07-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By Flyhud
I believe this is the gasket you are searching...

I believe this is the gasket you are searching for.

https://airflowperformance.com/index.php/product/fm-150-rsa-5-inlet-gasket/
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-06-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,267
Posted By Flyhud
http://www.aircraftspecialties.aero/cap-valve-stem...

http://www.aircraftspecialties.aero/cap-valve-stem-exhaust-rotator-20-per-pack-17c19386/


This is the cap / (exhaust valve rotator) As I recall if you can see the valve retainers, you are missing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By Flyhud
The come bare, you can paint it or take it to...

The come bare, you can paint it or take it to your local powder coater.
Forum: RV-4 04-04-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,497
Posted By Flyhud
I got some of this felt strip, ran a strip around...

I got some of this felt strip, ran a strip around the back edge of the canopy skirt, problem...
Forum: RV-4 04-02-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,497
Posted By Flyhud
Mine is doing the same thing, itís coming from...

Mine is doing the same thing, itís coming from the rear area where the canopy skirt meets the fuselage. I havenít come up with a good solution yet, when my wife is riding in the back she stuffs a...
Forum: ADS-B 02-21-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,809
Posted By Flyhud
Your question is a little confusing, but I think...

Your question is a little confusing, but I think you are asking if the exterior mounted antenna you are using on your stratus 3i will work with a GDL 50, the answer is yes.

You should have two...
Forum: RV-4 01-31-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,885
Posted By Flyhud
I would recommend replacing the panel, itís not...

I would recommend replacing the panel, itís not difficult, probable less work than an overlay, you will gain valuable real estate with a new panel vs an overlay and it will look better, last I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-30-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,057
Posted By Flyhud
I used a P-Touch label maker to print white on...

I used a P-Touch label maker to print white on clear labels to go on a dark grey panel. Trimmed the labels to just slightly wider than the height of the lettering. After attaching the labels, I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-30-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By Flyhud
Use the blue AN fittings, the brass fittings are...

Use the blue AN fittings, the brass fittings are compression fittings for use with the nylon brake lines.
Forum: Texas (North) 01-30-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By Flyhud
There is a good one on the north end of Terrell...

There is a good one on the north end of Terrell Municipal (KTRL)

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Forum: RV-4 01-26-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By Flyhud
Started with this. It works great, but this part...

Started with this. It works great, but this part took a LOT of whittling to make it work and reasonably lightweight. A lathe and milling machine would make easy work of this, but alas I donít have...
Forum: RV-4 01-26-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By Flyhud
7505 This is how I installed my roll servo in...

7505

This is how I installed my roll servo in the bay behind the foot wells.
Forum: RV-4 01-21-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 302,336
Posted By Flyhud
Thank you! Your comments mirrored my design goals.

Thank you! Your comments mirrored my design goals.
Forum: RV-4 01-21-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 302,336
Posted By Flyhud
I went with MGL because basically what they...

I went with MGL because basically what they offered size wise fit. I made a good choice,I really like the engine monitor and the N-16/Vega, it all works really well, displays are really bright.
Forum: RV-4 01-21-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 302,336
Posted By Flyhud
Paul Swearingen built the quadrant knobs for me!...

Paul Swearingen built the quadrant knobs for me! He does nice work.

https://www.3dstickandrudder.com/shop/jet-set-boeing-777-200-with-ptt
Forum: RV-4 01-19-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 302,336
Posted By Flyhud
My Rv-4 Panel

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This is my RV-4 panel.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-19-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 65,391
Posted By Flyhud
7155 Photo test

7155


Photo test
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-18-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,586
Posted By Flyhud
I have a N-16 connected through a Vega to my G3X...

I have a N-16 connected through a Vega to my G3X touch. I went to the hangar today and here is what I can tell you about how mine works.

- You can tune a nav standby frequency on the GDU, however,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,272
Posted By Flyhud
I installed a MGL N-16 with a Vega controller. It...

I installed a MGL N-16 with a Vega controller. It uses SL-30 protocol and works fine with the G3x. It can also functions completely independent of the G3X, which is one reason I went this route. If...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,189
Posted By Flyhud
Learned something new, Walt, thanks for...

Learned something new, Walt, thanks for clarifying, I did not realize the non touch required the GDL 39.

Steve, this is good advise on purchasing the installation kit. I did not, but I didnít save...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-12-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,189
Posted By Flyhud
Exclamation I think you are asking if you can get adsb...

I think you are asking if you can get adsb weather and traffic to display on the Garmin screens with the GRT adsb setup, the answer is no. If you want to display weather and traffic you must have a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-08-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,352
Posted By Flyhud
I ordered a package of these from Zoro after...

I ordered a package of these from Zoro after finding them and also looked up the manufacturers website, I figured they were cheap enough to buy some just to get my hands on them and see if they were...
Forum: Tools 12-31-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,904
Posted By Flyhud
+1 on the Kobalt Quiet Tech. I purchased this one...

+1 on the Kobalt Quiet Tech. I purchased this one itís unbelievably quiet and has performed...
Forum: RV-4 12-31-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,622
Posted By Flyhud
Jeff (op), email sent with photos of the detail...

Jeff (op), email sent with photos of the detail in my plans set. The change was made in March 1998. Feel free to post any of the photos I sent you on this forum for future users.
Forum: RV-4 12-31-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,622
Posted By Flyhud
I did this recently on an older build. The detail...

I did this recently on an older build. The detail is on a newer set of plans that I have. Shoot me a pm with your email and I will send you photos of the plans detail and my installation.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-30-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,986
Posted By Flyhud
I bought a set of these to try, very high quality...

I bought a set of these to try, very high quality machined parts. Shipping took about six weeks from Belarus. These have been working fine on my O-320 for a couple hundred...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-17-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,349
Posted By Flyhud
I have used this stuff, it works great and easy...

I have used this stuff, it works great and easy to remove, goes on with a roller. A quart was plenty for my rv-4 canopy.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/cspages/discoat4220plexiglass1.php
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-01-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,678
Posted By Flyhud
Fairings Etc. makes these in stainless steel....

Fairings Etc. makes these in stainless steel. Have a pair on my -4 nice product.
Forum: RV-4 08-18-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,471
Posted By Flyhud
Check your private messages and Iíll send you...

Check your private messages and Iíll send you info and photos of my setup.

Tom
Forum: Rocket 08-04-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,554
Posted By Flyhud
If this is an RV-4 I simply went around the flap...

If this is an RV-4 I simply went around the flap torque tube, as have quite a few others. Here are a few links that may be...
Forum: Safety 08-03-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 32,260
Posted By Flyhud
The screws appear to be AN525, they have the same...

The screws appear to be AN525, they have the same shear and tensile strength as an AN bolt of the same size. They also have similar shank tolerances. Iím not advocating or defending the use of these,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,353
Posted By Flyhud
This would work, price is...

This would work, price is...
Forum: Rocket 07-17-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,534
Posted By Flyhud
Scott, Send an email to tomhudspeth@yahoo.com...

Scott,

Send an email to tomhudspeth@yahoo.com and I will reply with footwell dimensions and installation photos.

Tom
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-28-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,454
Posted By Flyhud
Paul Swearingen does some pretty trick stuff with...

Paul Swearingen does some pretty trick stuff with smoke switches, If one of his off the shelf products doesn?t work for your application, he can do just about any kind of custom setup you can think...
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