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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-08-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 510
Posted By jrock836
Trim Indicator Not Indicating

I'm try to troubleshoot why my trim indication isn't working. It stays planted at the bottom of the display. The servo still works. I have looked at all of the connections and plugged in / unplugged...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-08-2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By jrock836
Don't forget TBO is not just based on Hours....

Don't forget TBO is not just based on Hours. Rotax 912uls engines from 2010ish and on will reach TBO (15 years) by age starting in 2025ish..

I definitely won't be taking my loved ones up flying in...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-08-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By jrock836
I'm aware of that.. Not really sure of the point...

I'm aware of that.. Not really sure of the point you're trying to make...

Converting a 912uls to 912is RV12 might make sense for some individials or businesses. I expect Lockwood figured out how to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-07-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By jrock836
Sounds like a lot of $$$$ and labor involved!

Sounds like a lot of $$$$ and labor involved!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-06-2021, 11:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By jrock836
He says he bought an IS.. It’s an IS interior,...

He says he bought an IS.. It’s an IS interior, the data plate says IS, it’s an IS cowling.. I expect the engine looks like a 912IS.. I expect it has the IS fuel tank, considering the fill location...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,639
Posted By jrock836
I can look at my LODA tomorrow to make sure, but...

I can look at my LODA tomorrow to make sure, but I believe it says something along the lines of owner, operator or delegate can receive flight instruction...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,351
Posted By jrock836
I have an RV12 and can step directly on the...

I have an RV12 and can step directly on the floorboard in front of the seat.

If that wasn't the case, I would probably just keep a rag handy to throw down on the seat before stepping on it..
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-01-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,701
Posted By jrock836
I have never heard of an online LSRI-A course. I...

I have never heard of an online LSRI-A course. I went to the course held before Sun & Fun this past year.

I would estimate it took me 40 hrs. to do my first condition inspection. I'm counting the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-27-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,196
Posted By jrock836
Scott addressed the confusion in the below linked...

Scott addressed the confusion in the below linked thread..

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=193497&page=3
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-26-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,363
Posted By jrock836
There has been some talk in other threads about...

There has been some talk in other threads about changing the Facet electric fuel pumps. One place was in one or more vapor lock threads. During my last condition inspection I changed the pump. The...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-25-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,291
Posted By jrock836
Call Van’s and find out if your power plant kit...

Call Van’s and find out if your power plant kit was delivered prior to Oct 2019. If so, probably time to get back there and read the fuel pump serial number to determine if it has to be replaced.

I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-25-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By jrock836
Thanks all.. I got it working without having to...

Thanks all.. I got it working without having to load the Van's file.. I have a trip in a couple of days and don't want to screw it all up right now. I'll try loading the file in the next week or...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-25-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By jrock836
The Read Me pdf file makes it sound like you're...

The Read Me pdf file makes it sound like you're stuck with an alarm if you don't have the switch installed... Is it as simple as going into SETUP and turning it off?

Important Notes: Read Me...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-25-2021, 02:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By jrock836
Skyview Config. Parameters RV12

Does anyone have a print out of the various RV12 Dynon Configuration Parameters?

I just got my Skyview back from Dynon after being repaired and I suspect some of my spar pin parameters may have been...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-16-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,285
Posted By jrock836
Thanks Scott... I just sent an email to Fedosia...

Thanks Scott... I just sent an email to Fedosia to disregard re: the gear leg issue..
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-16-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,285
Posted By jrock836
Again, not worried about the plate being warped...

Again, not worried about the plate being warped or not flat from heat treating, I can deal with that.. Concerned about the entire plate not being perpendicular to the gear leg.. Is that angle normal?...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-16-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,285
Posted By jrock836
New gear leg

Well I just got mine.. Yes the mounting plate isn’t perfectly flat, but more concerning to me is the plate isn’t perpendicular to the gear leg. Is this normal? At the end of the mounting plate it’s...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,060
Posted By jrock836
Lol.. I agree, but you made me laugh.. Flying...

Lol.. I agree, but you made me laugh.. Flying back from Oshkosh I stopped at a self-serve pump. I fly an RV12 and the fill location is on the fuselage, about eye level. I obviously wasn't paying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,060
Posted By jrock836
I tip when they provide good service. I never tip...

I tip when they provide good service. I never tip if I have to park myself, chock my own wheels and have to figure out where to go to request gas. I never tip if nobody greets me outside and I find...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-13-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,506
Posted By jrock836
If you are within your weight and balance...

If you are within your weight and balance calculations, I'm not sure what you're concerned about.. I'm always more concerned about me and my passenger safety, not a ramp check.

A ramp check is...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-11-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By jrock836
FUNNY! The sign was at the college! I couldn't...

FUNNY! The sign was at the college! I couldn't stand it and pulled the "E" on both sides of the sign and left them on the ground next to the sign. Hopefully someone at the college figured it out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,712
Posted By jrock836
I had to stop watching him.. AWFUL! Sling TSI is...

I had to stop watching him.. AWFUL!

Sling TSI is a nice refined kit, but expensive and the mothership is overseas.. I'll stick with Van's!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-11-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By jrock836
TS Flightlines

They are pricey, but TS Flightlines provides quality teflon fuel lines. Also, you won't find better customer service!

https://www.tsflightlines.com/
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-11-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,319
Posted By jrock836
Thanks Walt..

Thanks Walt..
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-11-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,319
Posted By jrock836
Just got notified that Van's is shipping my nose...

Just got notified that Van's is shipping my nose gear leg retrofit kit, revised nose wheel fork and the engine mount stand off. Looks like I get to tear apart my plane again soon!

I have read...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-09-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,996
Posted By jrock836
I'm the same as others.. My EGTs are normally...

I'm the same as others.. My EGTs are normally about 100 higher on the right side too.. I had read this was common, so never worried about it since everything seems to be okay.

Sounds like you're...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-05-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,196
Posted By jrock836
Per the info provided by Van's, I switched to...

Per the info provided by Van's, I switched to washer head screws..
AN525-832R8

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=193497&page=3
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By jrock836
I tried to find you guys late on Tueday, but...

I tried to find you guys late on Tueday, but didn't have any luck.. I didn't see this thread until I got home.. Hope you guys had a good show..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,315
Posted By jrock836
I agree! ATC was exceptional! It was my first...

I agree! ATC was exceptional! It was my first time. I arrived on Sunday morning and got caught up in holding around Green Lake during the first mass arrival shutdown.. Besides a few clueless Cessna...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,438
Posted By jrock836
Simple fix now that I'm back home. It was a...

Simple fix now that I'm back home. It was a simple wiring harness issue that I was able to easily identify and correct..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,438
Posted By jrock836
Thanks.. Iíll give it a try..

Thanks.. Iíll give it a try..
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-26-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,047
Posted By jrock836
Haha.. Come to Texas and fly off of some grass...

Haha.. Come to Texas and fly off of some grass strips. We have grasshoppers that are almost the size of humming birds.. :) But that shouldn't be a suprise since everything is bigger in Texas! :) :)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-26-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,727
Posted By jrock836
I bought the Dynon ADSB-472 Van's kit, which...

I bought the Dynon ADSB-472 Van's kit, which included the white shark fin style antenna. Van's recommended installing the antenna behind the baggage area on the bottom of the airplane. I believe they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,438
Posted By jrock836
Again, I got it... There's good info in the Dynon...

Again, I got it... There's good info in the Dynon manuals..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,438
Posted By jrock836
Maybe you missed post #8.. It is set to port...

Maybe you missed post #8.. It is set to port #2.

I got it.. There's info in the Dynon manuals about setting the serial ports. I bought a Van's kit which included a custom built wiring harness,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,438
Posted By jrock836
I have an ipad running Foreflight. Also have a...

I have an ipad running Foreflight. Also have a cell phone with map.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,438
Posted By jrock836
Turns out the ADSB-472 is assigned to Serial Port...

Turns out the ADSB-472 is assigned to Serial Port 2.. Both Dynon and Van's agree the provided wiring harness is the probable culprit.. I'll have to wait until I get back home to open up the avionics...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,438
Posted By jrock836
Thanks,. guys at the Dynon booth said the same...

Thanks,. guys at the Dynon booth said the same thing. Unfortunately there was NOTHING in the Van's ADSB-472 KAIs about assigning it to a specific serial port.. I looked at a yellow flashing WARNING...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,438
Posted By jrock836
Quick question, if anyone knows.. Is it possible...

Quick question, if anyone knows.. Is it possible to swap funtions to the right knob? I don't see anything in the Dynon manuals, but thought I would ask the masses..
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,438
Posted By jrock836
It's what I get for waiting until last minute..

Got to Oshkosh this morning in the RV12.

Unfortunately my new Dynon ADSB-IN 472 isn't showing up on the network, thus non-functional.

My newly refurbed Dynon Skyview Classic left knob is skitzing...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-23-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,727
Posted By jrock836
Interesting.. I definitely could have used one of...

Interesting.. I definitely could have used one of those!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-22-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,727
Posted By jrock836
Thanks Walt.. I got that assembly back together...

Thanks Walt.. I got that assembly back together late last night! I hope to never take that part of the airplane apart again.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-21-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,727
Posted By jrock836
Thanks, I probably didn't explain it well enough....

Thanks, I probably didn't explain it well enough. Getting the washer in place is the biggest challenge. I dropped the washer countless times while trying to blindly slide it into position under the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By jrock836
Thanks, I fixed them.. Not sure why they came out...

Thanks, I fixed them.. Not sure why they came out like that. They have the correct orientation on my phone, but they seem to have flipped during the upload process for some reason..
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-21-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,727
Posted By jrock836
Heading back to hangar for Round #2

I'm trying to put my RV12 back together after much disassembly to install my ADSB-IN... I had to unbolt the Flaperon Mixer Bellcranks in order to run the coax under all the pushrods and bellcranks...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By jrock836
I donít know how you do this kind of stuff every...

I donít know how you do this kind of stuff every day Walt. I think I should name my plane ďThe Torture ChamberĒ.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By jrock836
Joeís whine of the day!

All I have to say is I hope thereís a real good reason for Vanís installation instructions advising to install the ADSB-IN antenna all the way back behind the cargo area. Iím ashamed to admit how...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-14-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,966
Posted By jrock836
You have to figure, if you have a crash that's...

You have to figure, if you have a crash that's bad enough to damage to fuel tank and cause it to explode in flames, there's probably a good chance that you're not going to survive anyway.. Just my...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-14-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,067
Posted By jrock836
Call Dynon Support.. I called them last week,...

Call Dynon Support..

I called them last week, left a voicemail and had 3 return phone calls during the next 2 hours.. Dynon really seems to be very customer friendly, even if they don't immediately...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 19,678
Posted By jrock836
There is a template.. If you don't fill out the...

There is a template.. If you don't fill out the template, then the FAA FSDO will have to fill it out for you. If you do fill it out, then you might save someone a minute or two of work. After you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,717
Posted By jrock836
I received my LODA from the North Texas FSDO...

I received my LODA from the North Texas FSDO today! The way I read the LODA, since I have a LODA for my plane, any CFI qualified to instruct in my plane is authorized to receive compensation for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By jrock836
Consider getting an umbrella liability insurance...

Consider getting an umbrella liability insurance policy with increased limits for cheap. I guess all states could be different, but you might find problems with enforcing a lease stipulating that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,717
Posted By jrock836
Exactly! Based on some posts, I almost think some...

Exactly! Based on some posts, I almost think some people will get their LODA and will still want to argue with the FAA over the whole issue.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-11-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,262
Posted By jrock836
I’m surprised.. I figured you would have to have...

I’m surprised.. I figured you would have to have a builder # and signed a waiver.. I had to before I ordered anything..:)

Concerning the wings, the wing spars are probably the thickest, most heavy...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-10-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By jrock836
YOU THA MAN! Worked perfectly! That tab is what...

YOU THA MAN! Worked perfectly! That tab is what was locking it in place. Just a half a turn and I could feel the radio release..

Thank you!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-10-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By jrock836
Where is the Allen screw? Also, upon further...

Where is the Allen screw? Also, upon further inspection, I don’t think the Phillips head screw shown in the first photo needs to come out either.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-10-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By jrock836
Darn,okay.. Any tips or tricks to get it to slide...

Darn,okay.. Any tips or tricks to get it to slide out?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-10-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,320
Posted By jrock836
SL40 Removal from RV12

Before I break something, is there anything holding the radio in the tray beside the one small screw. Iím not having much luck sliding the radio out..
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-09-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,454
Posted By jrock836
I'm pretty happy too.. Pretty much 10 business...

I'm pretty happy too.. Pretty much 10 business days, just as they promised. Would have been happier to not spend $450, but at least it's fixed..
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-09-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,689
Posted By jrock836
I donít know all the answers to your questions...

I donít know all the answers to your questions for sure, but last night I screwed up my first email and left out my pilot certificate #, but then quickly sent a follow up email that included the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-09-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,802
Posted By jrock836
Itís easier to justify DIY if you buy multiple...

Itís easier to justify DIY if you buy multiple sets at a time and not have to factor in shipping two ways each time you burn through a set of pads. Next time I pass by Aero Performance in Fort Worth...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-09-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,689
Posted By jrock836
My email basically said, per the new FAA ruling,...

My email basically said, per the new FAA ruling, please consider this email as my request for a LODA for my airplane.. Then just list your required personal info and hit SEND.. Took less time than...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-09-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,689
Posted By jrock836
Although it will be a pain if LODAs get denied, I...

Although it will be a pain if LODAs get denied, I don't see it as an earth shattering deal. It will just mean we will have to fly or drive to a location where there is a CFI with an SLSA that can do...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-09-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,454
Posted By jrock836
Just heard from Dynon.. They found some corrosion...

Just heard from Dynon.. They found some corrosion on some areas of the button board. The repair has been made, along with some other "upgrades?" and I should receive it by Wednesday next week....
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