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Forum: RV-6/6A 04-20-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By echostar7
yes it is a homemade part but I think it is...

yes it is a homemade part but I think it is necessary as it is now because the hinge pins are very loose and will slide out of the hinge without much effort, is that normal for the lower pins? an...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-03-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By echostar7
missing lower cowl hinge pin retainer bracket

on my -6 cowl, the lower cowl bottom hinge pins have retainer clips which are not welded on, holding the handle end of the hinge pin and they screw in to the lower cowl with flush screws and a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-03-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By echostar7
Showplanes Flap position switch failure

In the process of figuring out which unlabeled circuit breaker was what on my new panel, while actuating the flap, I pulled the flap breaker. the FPS no longer works correctly :confused:.

pressing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By echostar7
Just get a normal flight review, the 1 hour of...

Just get a normal flight review, the 1 hour of ground instruction you are required to have for a FR is money well spent. In the course description it says "Completing this course in advance of your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,769
Posted By echostar7
There were some discounts on all the efis...

There were some discounts on all the efis packages, I would wait. I had a quote for my sport 7EX package that had a 15% discount.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-03-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,399
Posted By echostar7
I think one thing being overlooked about the tbi...

I think one thing being overlooked about the tbi being a drop in replacement are the requirements for fuel filtration. the TBI requires a fuel filter of 40 micron or finer to be installed to protect...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-19-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 153,373
Posted By echostar7
first time I have seen VGs on a RV before. What...

first time I have seen VGs on a RV before. What is your stall speed with them?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-17-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,331
Posted By echostar7
I was hoping I could leave the cylinder side...

I was hoping I could leave the cylinder side alone for this, but maybe that was wishful thinking
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-16-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,331
Posted By echostar7
Lycoming intake hose replacement

I'm ordering replacement intake hoses, PN 69603, all 4 exhibit cracks. How difficult are they to to replace?
https://imgur.com/a/Xhp9yGx
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-14-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 40,611
Posted By echostar7
2nd owner, first time filter is getting replaced...

2nd owner, first time filter is getting replaced after 7 or 8 years I think.
https://i.postimg.cc/hGsrg5TP/20200509-163815.jpg
Forum: COMM 02-16-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,258
Posted By echostar7
I asked for a radio check today and it was loud...

I asked for a radio check today and it was loud and clear to whoever responded at the field. It may be a different story though for artcc miles away, I'll inspect the coax connections for damage,...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-16-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,862
Posted By echostar7
Eventually I want to put in the AoA dynon probe,...

Eventually I want to put in the AoA dynon probe, so I would appreciate the photos as well
Forum: COMM 02-15-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,258
Posted By echostar7
FL760 , transmissions are 1/5

I flew today and I was told that I was broken and barely readable on the radio but I could receive very clearly. I tried two different headsets and there was no change in my transmissions clarity....
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-09-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,016
Posted By echostar7
awesome looking panel, what is left to be done?

awesome looking panel, what is left to be done?
Forum: ADS-B 02-06-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,843
Posted By echostar7
I had my mechanic mount it aft of the baggage...

I had my mechanic mount it aft of the baggage bulkhead here because I did not want to see the antenna!:D
https://i.imgur.com/8cHyA9f.jpg
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 01-07-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,680
Posted By echostar7
Same case for rv6, I learned from my time in...

Same case for rv6, I learned from my time in glider flying to get the nose down quick to make that turn possible
Forum: Southeast 11-09-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,343
Posted By echostar7
any pictures from the fly in?

any pictures from the fly in?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,964
Posted By echostar7
in my transition training for the 6 we did...

in my transition training for the 6 we did takeoffs with half and full flaps, and I routinely take off with 1/2 flaps. It really is a non issue, and I think I get off the ground earlier. I am not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,964
Posted By echostar7
Saturday I flew in to Ridgeland (3J1) and tried...

Saturday I flew in to Ridgeland (3J1) and tried my best at helping with the restoration effort ongoing with the glider club's G103. After several hours of wetsanding I was ready to fly home and rinse...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,806
Posted By echostar7
installed new aero classic tires friday (okay I...

installed new aero classic tires friday (okay I did none of the work, but I learned how to do it) on the RV6, flew to Allendale for cheap fuel :cool:, Then I practiced take offs and landings on...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-28-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 18,972
Posted By echostar7
thanks but I want a new one considering how much...

thanks but I want a new one considering how much of a pain it is to replace.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-28-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 18,972
Posted By echostar7
wheres the best place to order a PC680 battery? I...

wheres the best place to order a PC680 battery? I see they are on spruce +$18 shipping & batterymart with free shipping
Forum: Safety 10-24-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,690
Posted By echostar7
i carry one of those orange lifehammers in my...

i carry one of those orange lifehammers in my mapbox. hope I never have to use it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,083
Posted By echostar7
I ferried it home across 4 state lines in only 2...

I ferried it home across 4 state lines in only 2 hours :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,020
Posted By echostar7
learn on a RV-6 with Jan in Okeechobee FL, it...

learn on a RV-6 with Jan in Okeechobee FL, it should be acceptable by comparison for insurance purposes.
Forum: Job Board 08-06-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By echostar7
Thumbs up Thanks for the clarification, please adhere to...

Thanks for the clarification, please adhere to above as well,:cool:
Forum: Job Board 08-06-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By echostar7
RV6 cfi wanted Mt Airy VA area or SAV, GA

I recently purchased an RV6 based in Mt Airy, and I want to get my 10 hours of dual time required for insurance to solo. CFI must have at least 500 total logged flying hours, 100 hours in ...
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