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Forum: Propellers Yesterday, 07:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By jcarne
Looking forward to what you find Dan.

Looking forward to what you find Dan.
Forum: Propellers 05-12-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By jcarne
Super bummed for you on this one Dan, was hoping...

Super bummed for you on this one Dan, was hoping it was an easy fix for you!

A local -6A driver told me once, "building a plane is like fighting a war, you just keep fighting until you have won"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By jcarne
I wondered about this too. I have heard it makes...

I wondered about this too. I have heard it makes a difference, just haven't done it yet. I am still hoping to find a friend that has one so I can do it myself. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the great replies everyone! Glad to...

Thanks for the great replies everyone! Glad to see it's not something unique to mine. I will just keep on running her where she is happy. :)
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-10-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,146
Posted By jcarne
That's what I used.

That's what I used.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By jcarne
Calling all IO-360-M1B and Hartzell operators. Smooth RPMs?

I typically cruise anywhere from 8500-11500 on my IO-360-M1B with a 74" Hartzell CS. I am curious what RPM others have found to be the smoothest. It would seem that mine really likes 2450 and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-10-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By jcarne
Same here, the oil sump heater does a very nice...

Same here, the oil sump heater does a very nice job heating up the entire engine. I also purchased and installed their oil cooler heater as I don't usually leave it on long enough to truly heat the...
Forum: Propellers 05-10-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,386
Posted By jcarne
I'm curious Dan, did you guys ever get this...

I'm curious Dan, did you guys ever get this figured out this weekend?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,034
Posted By jcarne
Finally got smart doing my oil change. Third...

Finally got smart doing my oil change. Third time is the charm, no mess! I'm also on the blue bottle now, no more mineral for this guy. haha

Also did some LOP tests after changing out a couple of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-09-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By jcarne
To add to what Carl said, for the love of what...

To add to what Carl said, for the love of what ever you believe in buy it from Stein! The stuff from Dynon has a white hard shell/cover over the wires that is truly truly a pain to work with! I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-09-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By jcarne
Not to mention it's a whole heck of a lot easier...

Not to mention it's a whole heck of a lot easier to install than a bunch of shielded!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By jcarne
I too am curious about this. I had a 9 min taxi...

I too am curious about this. I had a 9 min taxi the other day after landing involving about 4 min sitting stationary while I waited for a medivac that didn't have his radio on. The CHTs climbed to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-09-2021, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By jcarne
I used the non-shielded stuff from Dynon for most...

I used the non-shielded stuff from Dynon for most everything and it works perfectly. The only place I ran shielded was for strobes, mags, and anything to do with audio.

Some experts say that the...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-08-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By jcarne
Thanks again for the help guys. I changed out...

Thanks again for the help guys. I changed out the restrictors today while doing an oil change and did a test flight. It was pretty dang bumpy up there so I didn't spend too much time doing the...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-08-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By jcarne
Ok thanks guys. These are only about 2 years old....

Ok thanks guys. These are only about 2 years old. Sounds like I will know when I pull one of the lines off.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-08-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By jcarne
One last question that just came to mind. Are...

One last question that just came to mind. Are injector bodies and restrictors the same between manufacturers? I have an AVStar injection system but purchased the restrictors from API. I'm assuming...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-08-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By jcarne
Well alby I think I just found it on AFPs website.

Well alby I think I just found it on AFPs website.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-08-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By jcarne
Larry, do you just go by feel or do you have an...

Larry, do you just go by feel or do you have an idea on flat movement?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-08-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By jcarne
Question Changing fuel restrictors - am I missing anything?

Hello, I am getting ready to swap out some fuel restrictors that Don sent me and wondering if my procedure is correct/ missing anything.

1. Loosen the nut and bend/swing the injector line enough...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By jcarne
I had a prop shop send me one of the Hartzell...

I had a prop shop send me one of the Hartzell boxes. It was not cheap to ship but then again have you looked at plywood or OSB prices lately?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-07-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By jcarne
HIGHLY recommend you don't get rid of the prop...

HIGHLY recommend you don't get rid of the prop crate! It is not the easiest/cheapest thing in the world to build one if you ever need to send your prop in for some work. Ask me how I know...
Forum: Safety 05-07-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,323
Posted By jcarne
I hope the electronic PFD they pulled tells the...

I hope the electronic PFD they pulled tells the tale. Very sad indeed.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-06-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,373
Posted By jcarne
Very true Pierre, just didn't realize it would be...

Very true Pierre, just didn't realize it would be THAT big of a difference. haha
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-06-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By jcarne
Ideally yes. However, on my -7A the unusable was...

Ideally yes. However, on my -7A the unusable was so little that it wouldn't really matter much. I'm talking a small handful of ounces. Other aircraft/models may vary though.



I haven't slotted...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-06-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,373
Posted By jcarne
Holy smokes you -12 drivers get some awesome...

Holy smokes you -12 drivers get some awesome glide! My -7A sink rate is significantly more than that, around double.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 950
Posted By jcarne
Same here, I can go full rich at 5-6k DA no...

Same here, I can go full rich at 5-6k DA no problem to keep the climb CHTs where I want them. Never really notice much of a performance difference.

After takeoff I usually pull back to 2500RPM...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-05-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the offer Larry! I expected Van's to...

Thanks for the offer Larry! I expected Van's to be slow, I don't think I'll be able to get to it in the next couple of weeks anyways.



This! I purchased a couple of o-rings and an extra drain. ...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-05-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By jcarne
If you need it with any amount of urgency I would...

If you need it with any amount of urgency I would get it from Spruce, Van's is very very slow right now due to backlogs. I ordered one aileron bracket almost 2 weeks ago and my card hasn't even been...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-04-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By jcarne
Man, with an oil temp like that I would think bad...

Man, with an oil temp like that I would think bad sensor. Especially if no other temps changed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,644
Posted By jcarne
Dang Sam, that doesn't look half bad! Nice work

Dang Sam, that doesn't look half bad! Nice work
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By jcarne
I just did this a few months ago without the EAA...

I just did this a few months ago without the EAA kit and trust me, just buy it... I had a very helpful DAR that I asked a ton of questions. The EAA kit would have answered most of them.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-02-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 191,184
Posted By jcarne
I like the lines in that last one Kent, nice job.

I like the lines in that last one Kent, nice job.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,559
Posted By jcarne
Flew up to Bridger Montana for the first time. ...

Flew up to Bridger Montana for the first time. This marks the first time the RV has been to a new state! :D

Also the first time on a smaller runway. 3400' x 42' Certainly not small by RV...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 866
Posted By jcarne
I keep telling myself Iím going to make this,...

I keep telling myself Iím going to make this, apparently my memory is shorter than 25 tach hours because I always end up with a mess. Haha
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,477
Posted By jcarne
Ok Iíll say it, anyone worried about this thing...

Ok Iíll say it, anyone worried about this thing popping off and flying around with air pressure?

Cool idea Alan. Also didnít know you had the oil filter wrench, definitely ordering that guy!!!
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-29-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,146
Posted By jcarne
Works just dandy for me! They are just trying to...

Works just dandy for me! They are just trying to get a certain amount of cross section as already mentioned.
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-29-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,146
Posted By jcarne
Also worth mentioning. I'm not worried about my...

Also worth mentioning. I'm not worried about my case ground coming off or getting oily/ corroded with it's current location (base of oil fill neck using the provided hole by Lycoming). I inspect it...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-27-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,040
Posted By jcarne
Certainly correct. That 24.3 I was showing was...

Certainly correct. That 24.3 I was showing was shortly after my takeoff at about 100 KIAS in climb. It would certainly be lower on the roll. I should have specified clearer; last post updated.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,922
Posted By jcarne
Awesome! I was wondering because after a top off...

Awesome! I was wondering because after a top off on both tanks on my -7A the non used side will definitely put fuel in the vent and it stays there until I use it. I have taken my fuel cap off and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,922
Posted By jcarne
Carl that's pretty cool. Does the vacuum breaker...

Carl that's pretty cool. Does the vacuum breaker ever leak fuel?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,922
Posted By jcarne
Here is the link to just the fuel vents if you...

Here is the link to just the fuel vents if you need.

https://www.jdair.com/fuel-vents-for-all-vans-rv-aircraft/

I used these and love em!
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-26-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,040
Posted By jcarne
Good points. Just as a data point I just took...

Good points.

Just as a data point I just took off yesterday around this DA. I get around 24.3" on the MAP due to some ram action. (update for clarification: shortly after liftoff at 100KIAS, it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,624
Posted By jcarne
Anything still in stock at Spruce? Honestly I...

Anything still in stock at Spruce? Honestly I found Spruce to have cheaper prices on Dynon stuff than even Dynon direct! Crazy. Most of my stuff was purchased through Spruce.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-25-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By jcarne
I would think standard A still because the fork...

I would think standard A still because the fork hasn't changed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,027
Posted By jcarne
I have newer Crow Kam Locks and I love them! Now...

I have newer Crow Kam Locks and I love them! Now I have never been in a Hooker harness before but I seriously doubt they are that much if any better than the Crows to warrant the price increase. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By jcarne
Ya they are only about 1 year old.

Ya they are only about 1 year old.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By jcarne
Roger that Mac. I figured there might be flying...

Roger that Mac. I figured there might be flying Christmas presents inside...

I have it soaking in water/soap right now and will blow it out with compressed air as you mention followed up by all...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By jcarne
Question Anyone taken apart a Crow Kam Lock?

I have the need to clean my kam lock on my Crow harness. Has anyone ever done this? Looks like their website is under construction right now so I don't know if they do or don't recommend this. If...
Forum: RV-14 04-22-2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By jcarne
Heck ya! Big congrats!

Heck ya! Big congrats!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-22-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 56,243
Posted By jcarne
Since nobody took this one I reached out to...

Since nobody took this one I reached out to Lycoming tech support. They confirmed splash lubrication on the fuel pump plunger and my understanding of the oil path was correct. Just thought I would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,986
Posted By jcarne
My first sample to Blackstone took an...

My first sample to Blackstone took an exceptionally long time to get there! I just sent another so we will see if it is the same this time.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,617
Posted By jcarne
Speaking of Ripon. What is the traffic flow on...

Speaking of Ripon. What is the traffic flow on Saturday vs. Sunday like? I was hoping to fly there on Friday but now it is looking like Saturday weather permitting. It will be my first time flying...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-22-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,851
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the update Bob. I was wondering if...

Thanks for the update Bob. I was wondering if one of them folding scooters would fit or not. I'm seriously considering fabbing my own with one of them two stroke engines. Them things can get...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-21-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,777
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for posting that possibility. Today after...

Thanks for posting that possibility.

Today after a nice flight right after I shut everything down mine started going off. I knew it wasn't my landing because it was dang good. :D It took me about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,667
Posted By jcarne
Awesome pics Vlad!!! Thanks David, glad I...

Awesome pics Vlad!!!



Thanks David, glad I could help! :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-21-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 132,363
Posted By jcarne
I agree, buy two 12 inch pieces just in case. ...

I agree, buy two 12 inch pieces just in case. Keeps shipping down too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,667
Posted By jcarne
haha Ya I am hearing that kind of thing a lot...

haha Ya I am hearing that kind of thing a lot lately!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-20-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 56,243
Posted By jcarne
Dan, reviving this thread again to better...

Dan, reviving this thread again to better understand something. How does the fuel pump plunger get oil? Is it just splash from the gears or is there a hole in the accessory case that feeds it? ...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-20-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,615
Posted By jcarne
I guess I am unfamiliar with how the 14 plans are...

I guess I am unfamiliar with how the 14 plans are on this area but I just have a separate usb plug on the panel that just gets a 12v pwr and ground wire so it sounds like the same.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-20-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 132,363
Posted By jcarne
This is what you need. ...

This is what you need.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/mepages/busbar.php?clickkey=4696
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-20-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 82,313
Posted By jcarne
Haha nice! I can't believe I didn't notice that.

Haha nice! I can't believe I didn't notice that.
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-19-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 82,313
Posted By jcarne
Looks awesome John! That sure is a nice panel!

Looks awesome John! That sure is a nice panel!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-19-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By jcarne
True but you can't use them for wheel fairing...

True but you can't use them for wheel fairing installation unfortunately. My plan is to make some bottle jack setups just like in the pics above but I'm also going to put a little custom table under...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-19-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,615
Posted By jcarne
This is a good point. Just to clarify Scott. ...

This is a good point.

Just to clarify Scott. The moving of the USB for the EFIS to left side was a good move. I do not charge anything out of this port but routinely put a USB drive in it every...
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