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Forum: RV-3 07-01-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,615
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Planning on doing this next week on our 3. Has...

Planning on doing this next week on our 3.

Has anyone used a taper pin in place of the gear leg/engine mount bolt? If so, could you please post the part number?
Forum: COMM 07-01-2022, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
ForeFlight has some nice audible warnings....

ForeFlight has some nice audible warnings. Traffic if ADSB equipped, taxi warnings if you’re approaching a runway etc…

Bluetooth headsets can do they same thing though. The frequency push mentioned...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Wax
Views: 2,851
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Speed gains

Dan,

Just curious about speed gains that youíve seen over the life of your RV-8. I know youíve done a lot of tweaking over the years and would be interested to know what cruise speeds you started...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,628
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Engine cleaning

Try this:

Remove cowl and spray everything firewall forward with mineral spirits to clean all the oil and gunk off.

Spray the engine down with water to clean off mineral spirits and left over...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Is this...

Is this it?

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/elpages/ottopistolgrips.php?clickkey=4461
Forum: Propellers 05-12-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,594
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Just to add to the confusion, here is a chart...

Just to add to the confusion, here is a chart from locknlube of their different grease guns. Number of pumps per ounce vary between guns and none put out an ounce in 6 pumps like the Hartzell manual...
Forum: Propellers 05-12-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,594
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Yep. I measured an ounce from the gun prior to...

Yep. I measured an ounce from the gun prior to servicing the prop and counted the pumps. It seemed off to me to, so I found the gun’s manual online and verified it. The gun looks no different from...
Forum: Autopilots 04-20-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,235
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Here are the suggestions from the newest manual....

Here are the suggestions from the newest manual. Oddly the RV-8 settings are missing. I would use the RV-7 settings to start and play with the lateral and vertical activity if needed. Look at the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-19-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,160
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Just a quick follow up on the green loctite fix....

Just a quick follow up on the green loctite fix. I’ve been working on other things on the plane and today was the first time that I’ve filled the tanks since I applied the loctite two weeks ago....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-03-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,160
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Before leaving the hangar yesterday I squirted a...

Before leaving the hangar yesterday I squirted a bead of silicone around the leaking rivets on the right tank. After drying overnight, the silicone made a good reservoir for the loctite. I hooked the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-02-2022, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,160
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
MANometer. Peculiar name, especially considering...

MANometer. Peculiar name, especially considering my trepidation. So I manned up and built one using Harbor Freight’s cheapest AC vacuum pump and some clear rubber hose.

I’m in the process of...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-01-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,160
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Okay, okay. Iím being lazy. Iíll do the...

Okay, okay. Iím being lazy. Iíll do the manometer. :o:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-01-2022, 10:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,160
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Thanks for the pictures Fabian. Very helpful....

Thanks for the pictures Fabian. Very helpful.

Did you notice your tank skins sucking in at all? I was thinking of producing just enough vacuum to get the tank skins to slightly draw in and then...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-31-2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,160
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Green Loctite fuel leak question

My RV-10 has one weeping rivet on each tank. The offending rivets are one rib in on the top of the tanks near the forward edge of the wing-walk.

I have used two rounds of loctite 290 and think the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
I havenít used them, but may be worth a...

I havenít used them, but may be worth a call.

https://www.kcheadsets.com/aviation-headset-repair-services.html
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-08-2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,076
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
I believe the torque call outs are based on the...

I believe the torque call outs are based on the strength of the components and not necessarily the amount of torque required to hold the components in place.
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-06-2022, 10:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,508
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
10gal/hr at 177kts sounds good to me. Interested...

10gal/hr at 177kts sounds good to me. Interested to see speeds up higher.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-05-2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,076
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Latest Lightspeed and Pmag manuals

Here is the info from the current manuals.

As mentioned pmag and lightspeed recommend very different processes. The adapters aren’t the same. If you look at them side by side, you can see the pmag...
Forum: Autopilots 02-19-2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,424
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
You might have tried this already, but if not...

You might have tried this already, but if not this may help with the screen washout.

This is from the Digiflight II manual:

Contrast Adjustment
The Digiflight II contrast should only be adjusted...
Forum: RV-4 02-11-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Expert help is in your area

If you want some hands on help, Jay Pratt is in Ft. Worth.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=202204&highlight=Jay+Pratt
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Help finding aluminum cover plate for magneto hole

Does anyone know of a source and part number for the cover that goes on the accessory case in place of a magneto? Iím using a Lightspeed Plasma III ignition with the flywheel timing sensor, so no mag...
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-05-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,508
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Congratulations Scott! Sounds great!!

Congratulations Scott! Sounds great!!
Forum: Propellers 01-29-2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,594
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
The shot glass tip is a good one. My Hartzell...

The shot glass tip is a good one. My Hartzell manual has a note that 1 fluid oz. is approximately 6 pumps with a hand operated grease gun with no mention of gun differences. There are many different...
Forum: Painting your RV 01-13-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,223
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
How about interiors :D 20964

How about interiors :D

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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-13-2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,965
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Jimmy did an overhaul on my 10ís engine last...

Jimmy did an overhaul on my 10ís engine last year. Iíve put 90 hours on the engine over the last nine months and have been very happy so far.
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Forum: Propellers 01-12-2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,594
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Thanks Joe, I just called and ordered a tube of...

Thanks Joe, I just called and ordered a tube of #5 and #6. Great to have you and your knowledge and experience here.
Forum: Painting your RV 01-12-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,223
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Here’s a pic of my 10. I didn’t build or paint...

Here’s a pic of my 10. I didn’t build or paint it, so I can’t take any credit. I think the paint scheme is kind of retro with clean lines, and hopefully will stand up over time.

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Forum: Painting your RV 01-12-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,223
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Earth tones

Hereís one I saw on one of the classified sites. Definitely meets the earth tone criteria.

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Forum: Florida (South) 01-07-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,641
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Homestead is a good spot for the upper Keys. I...

Homestead is a good spot for the upper Keys. I flew in there for a Key Largo trip a few months ago. They charge $10 per night for ramp fee, but wave that with fuel purchase. I think every 10 gallons...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 73
Sticky: Daily RV Pic
Views: 25,735
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Great picture! I love that your son gets the...

Great picture! I love that your son gets the stylish shades, best headset, AND the left seat. Well done dad!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-04-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,619
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Awesome videos. I love Lucyís glance over at you!

Awesome videos. I love Lucyís glance over at you!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 73
Sticky: Daily RV Pic
Views: 25,735
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Awesome pic! Whatís the back story on how the...

Awesome pic! Whatís the back story on how the photo was taken?
Forum: Southeast 11-14-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Awesome time

Brandi,

Thanks for organizing this event. I had a great time seeing other RVs and meeting everyone that attended. Looking forward to keeping this alive with future events!

Keith
Forum: RV-14 08-30-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,833
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Parts source for rebuild

I just replaced my PP alt on my 10. I’d like to rebuild the old one to have as a backup. Does anyone have a source and parts number for a rebuild kit?

Thanks!
Forum: Autopilots 08-29-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
PM sent

PM sent. I have a copy.
Forum: Formation Flying 06-03-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,025
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Awesome show!

These guys put on an amazing show! Everything from start up to shutdown was displayed to precision. I really enjoyed seeing the formation changes after each pass and their final pitch out with smoke...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-01-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
I found it on the flyboys document: AN386-1-8...

I found it on the flyboys document:

AN386-1-8 taper pin, AN975-3 washer, and AN364 nut.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-01-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Taper pin size for aft end of stinger

Does anyone have the taper pin part number (ACS) for the aft holes of the stinger and tailwheel assembly? This is on an RV-3 and the bolts are AN3 diameter.

Thanks,

Keith
Forum: Job Board 05-27-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,468
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
When I was searching for an RV-8 last year,...

When I was searching for an RV-8 last year, Gallagher requested 5 hours in same make and model. I found it hard to find a CFI with a tandem RV so I asked my agent for advice. Gallagher came back with...
Forum: Job Board 05-27-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,468
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Other models may qualify

Most insurers will allow transition training in any of the RV tailwheel models. Finding a side by side model and CFI might be easier. May be worth checking with your insurance agent.
Forum: Tools 05-19-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,064
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
I own this exact unit and it works perfectly. The...

I own this exact unit and it works perfectly. The crimps look good and the dies donít cut into connectors.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,127
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
This is where the Lightspeed manual and pmag...

This is where the Lightspeed manual and pmag manual differ. I suspect that the specs on the different adapters is why.

Pmag says:

“Auto Spark Plug Adapters - Plug adapters permit the use
of 14mm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,127
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
I have had an emagair adapter break during...

I have had an emagair adapter break during install. Good chance I over torqued it. However, I have since compared the suggested adapters for lightspeed ignition with the emag adapter. The lightspeed...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-13-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,817
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
How about IO-540s

Good thread. How about those running IO-540s (D4A5) on their RV-10s? Iíd be interested in lean and rich of peak power settings and associated fuel burn? Fast cruise and economy cruise LOP and ROP...
Forum: Autopilots 05-10-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,157
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Glad to hear it worked! Thanks for the breakfast...

Glad to hear it worked! Thanks for the breakfast offer, I may take you up on it some day.

Iím a big fan of the Trutrak products and the G5 integration sounds like an awesome thing.

Keith
Forum: Autopilots 05-09-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,157
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
These are the setup instructions for a Cessna 182...

These are the setup instructions for a Cessna 182 that the BK help desk sent me after they realized they didn’t have complete instructions for experimentals. This is a good start to help you access...
Forum: Autopilots 05-09-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,157
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
PM sent

I sent you a PM.
Forum: Autopilots 05-09-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,157
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
These settings are from TruTrak’s “Approved GPS...

These settings are from TruTrak’s “Approved GPS and Software List”. This is for their Vision series. Not sure if they’d be different for other units (xCruze, Digiflight, etc.), but worth a...
Forum: Autopilots 05-09-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,157
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Another piece of the puzzle is that the G5 sends...

Another piece of the puzzle is that the G5 sends its heading and altitude commands via ARINC429. Likewise, the GPS175 sends altitude and heading commands via ARINC429. The GPS175 (or another GPS...
Forum: Autopilots 05-09-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,157
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
I’m not an expert but I just installed a Trutrak...

I’m not an expert but I just installed a Trutrak xCruze (now Bendix King) and learned a few things during the process.

Which autopilot? The Vision and xCruze models have a special setting for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
We have an RV-3 that is co-owned by four people...

We have an RV-3 that is co-owned by four people and insured through Gallagher.

How many pilots will share the RV-8? We had an A&P IA fly the plane after we bought it and he was able to fly it on...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-28-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,698
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Awesome photo Axel. Just sitting still the plane...

Awesome photo Axel. Just sitting still the plane looks FAST....
Forum: COMM 01-17-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
This one is a pre LEMO jack system. It is an...

This one is a pre LEMO jack system. It is an interface module with a different connector. The module has its own electronics for volume and on/off and is connected by a flat white connector that...
Forum: COMM 01-17-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Help with old school Bose interface

Iím trying to find the pinouts for this interface. If anyone has a wiring diagram they could send me, it would be greatly appreciated.

The white connector in the second photo is what I need the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-13-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,053
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Exit

Glad you made it out safely! How did you get out of the cockpit?
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,271
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
RV-10 tugs - feedback on minimax, GoTow, etc.

Looking for feedback on small hand operated tugs for moving RV-10s. My top priorities are ease of hooking up and handling in tight places.

Iíve read about the MiniMax and GoTow. Any feedback from...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-28-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Thanks for the replies. Iíll try the Chelton...

Thanks for the replies. Iíll try the Chelton board too, but hoping that someone here might have some additional info. Here is a picture showing my current software versions. Itíd be nice to at least...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-27-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Chelton database help

I just bought an RV-10 that came with two Chelton IDU-1 EFIS screens. I've tried to download a new nav database from the shop.jeppesen website but I haven't been able to figure it out. I was able to...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-27-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,202
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Thanks!

Thanks Bruce. Worked like a charm!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-27-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,202
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
How to edit name of hyperlink

Iíd like to change the name of the hyperlinks in my signature to read just the N-numbers. Can anyone give me a quick how to? I tried in chrome and Firefox with no luck.

Thanks, Keith
Forum: RV-3 09-27-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,154
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
O-290 D2 Percent Power Table

Just bought a nice little RV-3 with a group of friends. It has a GRT Sport SX EFIS and Iíd like to enter the correct data in the percent power table in the EFIS. Does anyone have the percent power...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-18-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,487
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Thanks Dan. That makes sense to me now and is...

Thanks Dan. That makes sense to me now and is exactly what I needed.

Very much appreciated!
Forum: Formation Flying 05-17-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,464
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Beautiful flying!!

Beautiful flying!!
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-17-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,487
Posted By KiloWhiskey1
Dan, Thanks for the pics. Quick question: what...

Dan,

Thanks for the pics. Quick question: what is the MAP POWER SUPPLY in your drawing? Is that coming from the avionics master switch?

Also, how did you wire up your backup battery switch? Z-10/8...
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