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Forum: Propellers Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By D Weisgerber
The lead times for Whirlwind Propellers isn't...

The lead times for Whirlwind Propellers isn't very much. I ordered one last summer and got it in less than 6 weeks.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By D Weisgerber
Crow harness set for sale RV8/RV4 $200

Gray Crow harness for sale They are in good shape I've had them about 2 years, my plane has been flying for 1 1/2 years, always hangared. I replaced them with a different color and I went to the cam...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-03-2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 833
Posted By D Weisgerber
Have you tried stepping on the brakes when it...

Have you tried stepping on the brakes when it happens. I had my tires rotating on a previous airplane that would start and stop at times.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-30-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By D Weisgerber
Gasman is correct, you're brakes are remote...

Gasman is correct, you're brakes are remote reservoir cylinders.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-27-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,413
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm really sorry for your loss.

I'm really sorry for your loss.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-21-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By D Weisgerber
The nose wheel is a different size, smaller. The...

The nose wheel is a different size, smaller. The mains are 5.00 X 5 as stated above. I agree that you probably just need a tube unless there is some damage to the tire.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-18-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By D Weisgerber
My cones fit the wheel bearings, I don't remember...

My cones fit the wheel bearings, I don't remember doing anything special. It might have been a different model?
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-18-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By D Weisgerber
I used a balancer from Harbor Freight, it worked...

I used a balancer from Harbor Freight, it worked well.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-07-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By D Weisgerber
Can you tell me what the part number of that air...

Can you tell me what the part number of that air filter is?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 991
Posted By D Weisgerber
I've heard good things about Stein.

I've heard good things about Stein.
Forum: ADS-B 10-31-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,193
Posted By D Weisgerber
I got my Discovery ADSB receiver Saturday, I...

I got my Discovery ADSB receiver Saturday, I installed it today. I haven't flown it yet the weather is bad here today. I did push my plane outside the hangar and turn it on, I was getting good...
Forum: ADS-B 10-27-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,193
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just got a call from GRT, they got their parts...

I just got a call from GRT, they got their parts and they'll be shipping my Discovery receiver in a couple of days.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-24-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By D Weisgerber
I have the same set up, I didn't see anything...

I have the same set up, I didn't see anything about recovery rate either. I would also like to know more about it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By D Weisgerber
It's a matter of flying coordinated that will...

It's a matter of flying coordinated that will keep it from leaking.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By D Weisgerber
Congratulations, I've seen you flying in the area.

Congratulations, I've seen you flying in the area.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-20-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By D Weisgerber
I was reading somewhere in the GRT literature...

I was reading somewhere in the GRT literature that if you have low voltage you have too many things grounded in one place. I would try to ground the EFIS separately, by itself and see if that helps.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-05-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By D Weisgerber
Flight Line interiors, they did a great job for...

Flight Line interiors, they did a great job for me.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-20-2022, 06:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,583
Posted By D Weisgerber
That's good information, and your plane is...

That's good information, and your plane is looking good.
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-16-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,791
Posted By D Weisgerber
I used an electric 3/8 inch drive ratchet made by...

I used an electric 3/8 inch drive ratchet made by Milwaukee. Just put the ratchet on the bolt head and a activate it.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-14-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,455
Posted By D Weisgerber
Also the interior, there seems to be about a 10...

Also the interior, there seems to be about a 10 month lead time for that so plan accordingly. I used a James cowl and eliminated the cowling from my finish kit. The James cowl cost more than vans...
Forum: RV-14 09-10-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,130
Posted By D Weisgerber
Not sure what's going on, I have 3 filters...

Not sure what's going on, I have 3 filters backordered from Aircraft Spruce. They say they should be available Oct 24th.
Forum: Propellers 09-10-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,808
Posted By D Weisgerber
I had one on my 160 hp RV6, it was the best fixed...

I had one on my 160 hp RV6, it was the best fixed pitch prop I had on that airplane.
Forum: Safety 09-09-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 43,520
Posted By D Weisgerber
There's more margin in the RV9, The VNE for the...

There's more margin in the RV9, The VNE for the RV9 is 210mph TAS and the RV7 is 230mph TAS. Thanks for catching that Carl.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-06-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By D Weisgerber
Are you building at an airport, if so which one. ...

Are you building at an airport, if so which one. I'd like to come and see your project, I'm in Ionia Michigan. I built an RV6 slider and and RV8.
Forum: Autopilots 08-31-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm sure Tru Trak Andrew will be able to answer...

I'm sure Tru Trak Andrew will be able to answer your question. He's been helpful to me in the past.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,365
Posted By D Weisgerber
I hope you'll post when the RV8 version is...

I hope you'll post when the RV8 version is available.
Forum: ADS-B 08-29-2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,193
Posted By D Weisgerber
Thanks for the report, I ordered mine May 31st...

Thanks for the report, I ordered mine May 31st and they said I should have it in October. It's quite a delay but at least it doesn't stop me from flying. I'm looking forward to getting it.
Forum: Propellers 08-25-2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,381
Posted By D Weisgerber
I would definitely balance it first, I just had...

I would definitely balance it first, I just had my Whirlwind 3 blade prop balance about 2 weeks ago it made a huge difference.
Forum: International 08-23-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,753
Posted By D Weisgerber
You might have to search for it, there is a...

You might have to search for it, there is a couple of companies that tie up all the short N numbers and sell them to individuals. It seems like a scam to me, I have a long N number.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-20-2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By D Weisgerber
Theres a calculator on the GRT website you can...

Theres a calculator on the GRT website you can use, I just found the calculator again. If you look at the EIS page and then look at sensor documentation, its under fuel level. Your numbers aren't...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-15-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,092
Posted By D Weisgerber
My Horizon has the internal AHRS also, you can...

My Horizon has the internal AHRS also, you can add an external for a second one. I also wanted synthetic vision which is standard on the Horizon. The extra serial ports are a big plus too.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-08-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By D Weisgerber
I think the rivet you have pictured is an MSP-42....

I think the rivet you have pictured is an MSP-42. Look through the bag you probably have both types in 1 bag.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-29-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By D Weisgerber
I've got those strakes on my RV8. I put them on...

I've got those strakes on my RV8. I put them on to eliminate the tail shake just prior to stall.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-22-2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By D Weisgerber
Do you have Cleveland or Matco brakes?

Do you have Cleveland or Matco brakes?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-21-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 962
Posted By D Weisgerber
I use Aircraft Spruce or Wicks Aircraft. The...

I use Aircraft Spruce or Wicks Aircraft. The best way to save money is on shipping, have a few large orders instead of a lot of small ones. I also never pay for quicker shipping, they are really...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2022, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,654
Posted By D Weisgerber
I talked to you 2 weeks ago at Marshall fly in, I...

I talked to you 2 weeks ago at Marshall fly in, I have the RV8. I'm glad to see you're making progress with your conversion and I look forward to seeing you at future fly ins.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-08-2022, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By D Weisgerber
The button problem developed later, I had about...

The button problem developed later, I had about 70 hour on the plane when I started noticing it.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-07-2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By D Weisgerber
I was having trouble with the buttons it was like...

I was having trouble with the buttons it was like I pressed it twice. It wasn't always but enough to irritate me, It works great now. Did you check your serial number I think it was about 140 units...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-07-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just installed this mod on my GRT 10.1 Horizon....

I just installed this mod on my GRT 10.1 Horizon. GRT sent me the parts very quickly and it only took a few minutes to install it once the unit was out of the airplane and on the bench.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-01-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,048
Posted By D Weisgerber
I had Aerosport Products make me an aluminum set...

I had Aerosport Products make me an aluminum set for my RV8, the parts they make are the top and tab the plastic internals are reused. I had them engrave RV8 and 21 gallons .
Forum: ADS-B 06-28-2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,193
Posted By D Weisgerber
The Discovery is receiver only.

The Discovery is receiver only.
Forum: ADS-B 06-28-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,193
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm glad you got your receiver, I ordered one on...

I'm glad you got your receiver, I ordered one on 5-30-2022, I guess I still have a wait ahead of me. I'd be interested in hearing how it works out for you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2022, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,990
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm in the Ionia area I could possibly help also...

I'm in the Ionia area I could possibly help also depending on where It's located. You can PM me.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-25-2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By D Weisgerber
I agree with Mike. CHT probe.

I agree with Mike. CHT probe.
Forum: Propellers 06-22-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By D Weisgerber
I got my new prop Monday, I put it on Tuesday and...

I got my new prop Monday, I put it on Tuesday and did a weight and balance today. It's 18 lbs lighter than a year ago when I did the previous weight and balance. I'm hoping to fly it tomorrow, I...
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-20-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,934
Posted By D Weisgerber
They're using Airmaster props on these engines,...

They're using Airmaster props on these engines, It's an electric constant speed prop.
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-19-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,675
Posted By D Weisgerber
That looks very well done. It would be great if...

That looks very well done. It would be great if you keep us updated.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,687
Posted By D Weisgerber
I use a Reiff preheater with good results. It...

I use a Reiff preheater with good results. It gets glued to the bottom of the sump. Aircraft Spruce and I think Wag Aero sell them.
Forum: Propellers 06-01-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By D Weisgerber
Whirlwind Propeller

I ordered a new Whirlwind Constant Speed prop on May 9th, I just got an E-mail saying it would ship next week. It should receive it just about 5 weeks after ordering. When I ordered it they told me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,063
Posted By D Weisgerber
I got mine from Steve Melton, very good product.

I got mine from Steve Melton, very good product.
Forum: ADS-B 05-30-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,193
Posted By D Weisgerber
What kind of antenna was included, and where did...

What kind of antenna was included, and where did you mount the antenna?
Forum: ADS-B 05-30-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,193
Posted By D Weisgerber
GRT Discovery ADSB receiver

I'm considering getting a GRT Discovery ADSB receiver to connect to my GRT Horizon 10.1. I currently have an Open Flight Solutions ADSB receiver that I'm having problems with.
I was wondering if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By D Weisgerber
To me that would either indicate a calibration...

To me that would either indicate a calibration problem with one of the the two air speed indicators, or maybe yours is in knots and the other is in MPH. Either way I would fly it to confirm the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-19-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By D Weisgerber
It'll be outside of the plenum. The oil fill...

It'll be outside of the plenum. The oil fill dipstick tube will be behind the cylinders, the plenum only covers the cylinders.
Forum: Autopilots 05-12-2022, 05:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,291
Posted By D Weisgerber
I agree with Mickey, I've had the same thing when...

I agree with Mickey, I've had the same thing when the ball wasn't centered.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-02-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,371
Posted By D Weisgerber
My display is set to Integer so my readings full...

My display is set to Integer so my readings full and empty have one extra digit. I got 135 empty and 189 full which are pretty close to yours if you set yours to Integer (I'm assuming your display...
Forum: California 04-24-2022, 06:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,574
Posted By D Weisgerber
In Michigan we pay 6% of the purchase price, and...

In Michigan we pay 6% of the purchase price, and then $.01 of the gross weight annually. That amounts to $18 for my RV8 annually.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-14-2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By D Weisgerber
I see you're located in Illinois, I'd order from...

I see you're located in Illinois, I'd order from Aircraft Spruce or Wicks if I were you, they're closer for you.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-09-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By D Weisgerber
One thing that wasn't mentioned is balancing the...

One thing that wasn't mentioned is balancing the tires.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-06-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just drilled and tapped mine about a month ago,...

I just drilled and tapped mine about a month ago, I drilled through the grip and tapped the stick to 6/32. I worked great.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-26-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,837
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm glad you solved your problem, and thanks for...

I'm glad you solved your problem, and thanks for letting us know.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-23-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,837
Posted By D Weisgerber
I had the same thing but it was just a buzz not a...

I had the same thing but it was just a buzz not a rattle. I went to the local auto parts store and got some 3M weatherstrip adhesive. It's rubber with adhesive on one side. I haven't had a noise...
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-09-2022, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,319
Posted By D Weisgerber
Nicely done! It looks great.

Nicely done! It looks great.
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-11-2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,595
Posted By D Weisgerber
Henry Ford knew what he was doing.22095

Henry Ford knew what he was doing.22095
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