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Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-24-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,915
Posted By Jackm
Ivan. I have identical configuration as you...I...

Ivan.
I have identical configuration as you...I only have 10 hrs on sure fly.
I am planning on installing ( just received) a UMA tach sensor till surefly has their solution tested ....up till now I...
Forum: RV-10 01-09-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,452
Posted By Jackm
Those cans of 2015 origination ..2017 edition...

Those cans of 2015 origination ..2017 edition look familiar.....after being away overseas there was a undisclosed number if those in our cooler we enjoyed over Christmas....well done Rob...the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,421
Posted By Jackm
Washers

We found that the base stud/ sleeve the shroud mates with to be to small of surface against shroud. We removed shroud and put small washers on under side of shroud to alternator which solved our...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-17-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,628
Posted By Jackm
I decided to buy and install same model as I...

I decided to buy and install same model as I needed to keep flying at time. My concern is, it looked all normal 15 hrs earlier during condition inspection. I do run mine in flight as part of test to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,421
Posted By Jackm
Bryan's post has saved a few of us a ton of...

Bryan's post has saved a few of us a ton of diagnostic time....but Bryan is intelligent and methodical so he gets the credit.
We are on our third plane power alternator in 500 hrs with all the same...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-16-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,628
Posted By Jackm
Just received email from manufacturer of FS1-14...

Just received email from manufacturer of FS1-14 that they denied the warranty and provided no options to fix the failed one. It is almost 500 hrs and 3 years old but I was expecting a " it is not...
Forum: RV-10 08-14-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,519
Posted By Jackm
Congratulations Joe. Well Done!! Great pictures

Congratulations Joe. Well Done!! Great pictures
Forum: RV-10 08-06-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,520
Posted By Jackm
+1

Thanks Kyle for asking....we too would like to see pictures of 5 point and how to attach on 10 seats. It is complaint I have as belts ride up without 5th harness.
Forum: RV-10 06-28-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,966
Posted By Jackm
Business use

http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag106/jackmaljaars/Camera/IMG_20170519_175702103_zpsrsvq4ceg.jpg

Our RV10 is used more and more for business mostly from California to WA. One of last flights I...
Forum: RV-10 06-01-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,021
Posted By Jackm
There are two RV 10 based at S40.... if you come...

There are two RV 10 based at S40.... if you come our way again please stop in and send a message. If you have a issue with your plane we would love to help in future.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-29-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,628
Posted By Jackm
Yes it is plane power....I covered the label...

Yes it is plane power....I covered the label because I am not interested in negative feedback against the manufacturer...they have been good to me and it did have 456 hrs on it.
That is one thing...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-28-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,628
Posted By Jackm
Removing the cowling for preflight inspection

I removed the cowling to find this.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/c6nhzudyewg0800/File%20May%2028%2C%2014%2029%2000.jpeg?dl=0

It was a lesson learned for me to pull cowling more often. I sensed...
Forum: RV-10 01-13-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,101
Posted By Jackm
Lots of opinions:)

Justin.

Your layout looks as if you put lots of thought in it...Well done. Always remember it needs to fit your needs and it is your panel you will be flying behind.

I just finished my IFR and...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-06-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,734
Posted By Jackm
I am sorry!!! Bruce was great man...he had a...

I am sorry!!! Bruce was great man...he had a great amount of passion for the RV10 he built. Our condolences!
Forum: RV-10 10-16-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,434
Posted By Jackm
Even though it is four place ours is mostly used...

Even though it is four place ours is mostly used as single soul on board...but seats and baggage have components on board.
Just last Saturday 11 am...winery had breakdown.... diagnosed part is Santa...
Forum: RV-10 09-02-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,944
Posted By Jackm
Loaner

I installed Vic's and am back flying. My plan is to reinstall ours after the sb is done. Therefore, if anyone would like to loan Vic's, we would be happy to send to you. Mt is stating two week turn...
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,624
Posted By Jackm
Agreed

Sean product is first class....would not build without. We look at it as cost of loosing door in-flight is potentially a much higher cost ( kinda like cost of failed governor)
The Vans warning...
Forum: Propellers 08-29-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 37,810
Posted By Jackm
Ratio

Just another curve ball in this governor issue. Our io540 is a wide deck with narrow deck drive gear ratio so 860-3 is correct one for our engine. We were told that the ratio difference is related to...
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,944
Posted By Jackm
Vic. Need one while mine goes in for service....

Vic.

Need one while mine goes in for service. I'll take if available. My ph number is 5097278850....been looking for a excuse to talk to the legend so here it is:)
Forum: Propellers 08-15-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 33,749
Posted By Jackm
Housing interference

Joel,

Sorry to hear of your issues and damage. Hope you get it resolved and back in air soon as I know your RV10 is utilized frequently.
Question, Do you think it is possible the weights interfered...
Forum: RV-10 07-22-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,757
Posted By Jackm
Clever and tidy. Thanks!

Clever and tidy. Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,818
Posted By Jackm
Congrats Ken!! But who will remind us to stay off...

Congrats Ken!! But who will remind us to stay off the internet during our build?:)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-22-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,391
Posted By Jackm
Vlad can hover his RV...been with him right above...

Vlad can hover his RV...been with him right above Times square waiting for clearance so Vlad hovered while waiting patiently.
Vlad...I like the fact you never give up...keep looking for the ultimate...
Forum: RV-10 05-18-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,689
Posted By Jackm
Congrats John!!

Congrats John!!
Forum: RV-10 04-24-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,631
Posted By Jackm
Congrats Bruce! Seemed like just few days ago you...

Congrats Bruce! Seemed like just few days ago you were by the hanger and were in early stages of build!! Great work!
Forum: RV-10 04-23-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,207
Posted By Jackm
Great job!

Great job!
Forum: RV-10 04-17-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 24,595
Posted By Jackm
Thanks for sharing. Jackm@vinetechequipment.com

Thanks for sharing.
Jackm@vinetechequipment.com
Forum: RV-10 04-17-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,758
Posted By Jackm
Congrats John. Enjoy!

Congrats John. Enjoy!
Forum: RV-10 04-13-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,843
Posted By Jackm
Eric No attachment need except for where it...

Eric
No attachment need except for where it enters and exits the wing. 5/16 may be hard to find at Napa...McMaster will get it to you next day. It is snug fit so installing now would save you some...
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,843
Posted By Jackm
5/16 airline

Eric.
Not my idea but we ran airline the full length of wing on both sides for antenna coax. It would be very easy to install now but bit tricky with skin on...slip coax right through to...
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,993
Posted By Jackm
Solution found

Thanks all for your help..had spare sent next day from Wa with parts we need for project we are working on.
I was a little ramped up after landing from this flight in the dark...no excuses...
Forum: RV-10 03-16-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,993
Posted By Jackm
Keys needed in central California

Well I messed up....as I was unloading the plane tonight I caught the key in the baggage lock with back pack and broke it off. Does anyone know if someone close to Salinas can make me a new key for...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-12-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,090
Posted By Jackm
That is Awesome!!!

That is Awesome!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,474
Posted By Jackm
http://www.aircraftspecialty.com/ These guys are...

http://www.aircraftspecialty.com/

These guys are awesome... Order your lockable fuel caps at same time engraved with your n number so when u fly over and loose your cap on my front lawn I know who...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-27-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,261
Posted By Jackm
Great question... Wondered that myself for some...

Great question... Wondered that myself for some time now. Mine is non adjustable and after 350 hrs the psi in cruise has dropped 5 psi....oil samples detect no issues. Aerosport claims normal and add...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-26-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,593
Posted By Jackm
Looks like a fun trip! In the first...

Looks like a fun trip! In the first picture...your wife is giving you the Joel you sure about this look:)
Good on you!
Forum: RV-10 02-22-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,062
Posted By Jackm
Plane around

http://www.planearound.com/ONE-8-LED-INTERIOR-LIGHT-NATURAL-8LEDCLR.htm

Check out Sean's lights. He is good source and great guy to talk to.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-21-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,990
Posted By Jackm
Awesome

That's Cool Sean! Thanks for sharing! We need to get our 10 down that way.
Forum: RV-10 01-23-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,483
Posted By Jackm
Welcome

Robert
It is a extremely fun and rewarding journey.... Many of us builders go through building withdrawals after we finish:)
Just FYI , Jim Early and I are located in Prosser Wa....not far from you....
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,476
Posted By Jackm
Yes same length as stock Vans per plan. I think...

Yes same length as stock Vans per plan. I think the vans w153 uses the bulkhead style cable attachment where is showplanes is a u bolt style...I think but I could be mistaken
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,476
Posted By Jackm
Richard We did above engine with vans bracket...(...

Richard
We did above engine with vans bracket...( from memory w153 is part number). Length is same as standard. Showplanes bracket uses different attachment to cable but vans bracket direct fit. We...
Forum: RV-10 11-10-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,166
Posted By Jackm
Mike. Friend of mine is finishing his 10...he may...

Mike.
Friend of mine is finishing his 10...he may have the latest control approach kit as he received from Paul in last 6 months or so. They look great. Contact "jearly" on here if he does not chime...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-01-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,968
Posted By Jackm
Joel. You are a man of many talents!! Awesome...

Joel.
You are a man of many talents!! Awesome job! Next time you fly right over Eastern WA...decend into S40 for complimentary tank of fuel:)
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,416
Posted By Jackm
Rotary Potentiometer

Not my idea ( Weasel's idea) but another option is to use a long stem pot with a actuator arm on stem to flap tube actuator mount. Very easy to install and calibrate.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-24-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,888
Posted By Jackm
Coil wire spade connector

On runup today noticed 200 rpm drop and bit rough on Lightspeed ignition...leaned and retested...still and after third time it seemed to clear up to smooth and less than 75 drop. In flight it seemed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,421
Posted By Jackm
This post triggered my memory inflight

Flying today on three one hour legs. On second leg right over Class B Seattle our Transponder trips on VPX..Easy reset and continue on flight. 20 min later on final approach to land it trips...
Forum: RV-10 09-18-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,098
Posted By Jackm
AFS Customer service

We have little experience with Garmin but...AFS customer service and product has been outstanding. It is important to note that AFS is not only Rob ( sorry Rob)... Rob, Jenny, Shawn, Jeffery,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-11-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,932
Posted By Jackm
Try www.aiproducts.com website...if you have...

Try www.aiproducts.com website...if you have Deere part number it is direct cross.....and the warehouse is located in Prosser Wa. John Deere parts on a RV? I like your thinking:)
Forum: RV-10 08-10-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,347
Posted By Jackm
Optional

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=84610&highlight=floor+panel

Few options in this post. I think Bill Peyton removed without removing the gear.
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,356
Posted By Jackm
Forklift skid

https://www.dropbox.com/s/oqw585zqem5c9ld/2013-11-09%2012.12.44.jpg?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/70645unkp9eholz/2013-11-10%2013.32.56.jpg?dl=0
We manufactured a skid to set airplane on and loaded...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,112
Posted By Jackm
Congratulations!!! Cool video!

Congratulations!!! Cool video!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-25-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,791
Posted By Jackm
Vlad!!! Great write up! BTW...may be in...

Vlad!!!
Great write up!
BTW...may be in proximity to ur location in near future....the RV10 is missing that beautiful lady you introduced last year. May need to circle that beauty again...this time...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-26-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,090
Posted By Jackm
Wow Geoff!! You ever stop dreaming and...

Wow Geoff!! You ever stop dreaming and engineering? Makes our existing panels look extinct. Awesome engineering!
Forum: RV-10 05-13-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,918
Posted By Jackm
Great point!! I was very fortunate to have full...

Great point!! I was very fortunate to have full support of my family and their help!! It is very important they are on board with your dreams....
Forum: RV-10 05-13-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,918
Posted By Jackm
Brian. Lots great advice here! We went quick...

Brian.
Lots great advice here!
We went quick build but looking back I enjoyed the build so much if I did it over I probably would go slow build. That being said, the moment I set time line goals to...
Forum: RV-10 05-05-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,250
Posted By Jackm
great product

We have installed on our 10 and very happy with product and vendor!!
Forum: RV-10 05-05-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,963
Posted By Jackm
Lol!!! Sean uh huh...and you are the one that...

Lol!!! Sean uh huh...and you are the one that designed the third latch with clever enginuity... Your seats probably auto lift and pivot out of the door opening with a remote app from your...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-29-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,758
Posted By Jackm
Great trip report Troy....your family knows how...

Great trip report Troy....your family knows how to have fun looking at all your previous trips and this one!
BTW....we were overnight in Lethbridge few weeks back.... And we cleared customs south...
Forum: RV-10 04-23-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 596,217
Posted By Jackm
Looks great Bruce!! Enjoy that beautiful plane.

Looks great Bruce!! Enjoy that beautiful plane.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-13-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,594
Posted By Jackm
Congrats Trevor and Dewey!! Sounds like you had...

Congrats Trevor and Dewey!!
Sounds like you had one if the best avionics shops ( speaking from experience) design and install your panel:)
...and you gotta love Joe Blank...he is definitely a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,566
Posted By Jackm
Warren is good guy and will take care of you. He...

Warren is good guy and will take care of you. He rush built a new one for us few weeks back when one failed... Had it in three days.
Forum: RV-10 04-07-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,805
Posted By Jackm
I think it may save some time during the...

I think it may save some time during the build....It covers a large area of the interior cabin top that is bit rough to finish. It has many above mentioned benefits but the one no one mentioned...
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 38,450
Posted By Jackm
Replaced mechanical fuel pump under warranty and...

Replaced mechanical fuel pump under warranty and so far (10 hrs) no fluctuation. As well is in cruise it will maintain 23 psi where is old one was 21 to 22 psi. I dissected the old pump before...
Forum: RV-10 03-19-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 508
Views: 611,000
Posted By Jackm
Advanced flight Upgrade

They did it again....One year into RV10 and we decided to upgrade the two 5500 to touch . Added the AF/SV Adhars and new software. New chart upload system which becomes much more affordable and...
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