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Forum: Tools 01-31-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,217
Posted By TangoPapa
I live in florida were everything wants to...

I live in florida were everything wants to rust.
Conditioned air via a dehumidifier or AC is best but if that isn't an option try this stuff, I spray it on all my metal shop equipment and it works...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,400
Posted By TangoPapa
All about oil

Watch this webinar "All About Oil" by Mike Busch. Quite informative and will help answer a few of your questions.
http://www.eaavideo.org/video.aspx?v=1149666747001
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-11-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 107,546
Posted By TangoPapa
I had a feeling you would like them. I discovered...

I had a feeling you would like them. I discovered them on my sea-doo which also runs a Rotax.
Enjoy the build and keep up the nice work.
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-11-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 107,546
Posted By TangoPapa
Oetiker Clamps

Very nice work Andy. check these clamps out, I thing you might like them over the typical worm clamp used on your exhaust...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,188
Posted By TangoPapa
Here's a confusing one: BFR: is it Biannual or...

Here's a confusing one:
BFR: is it Biannual or Biennial.
Sounds the same but has two totally different meanings.:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-02-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 74,221
Posted By TangoPapa
FLIR

Check this out. They even have one for your phone. :D
http://www.flir.com/cvs/americas/en/
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-29-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,975
Posted By TangoPapa
Congrats

Congrats. Bob.
Great motivation. Just keep riveting. :D Just keep riveting.:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,458
Posted By TangoPapa
CAD

Like you, I didn't want to spend a fortune for a CAD program but after multiple failed free programs I ponied up and bought TurboCAD for my Mac. It is the simple 2D version, easy to use, and not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,081
Posted By TangoPapa
My plans are to drive down for Friday and...

My plans are to drive down for Friday and Saturday with my son. He is interested in learning how to fly and wants to help with -8 build. Only a 3 hr. drive.:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-09-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,774
Posted By TangoPapa
Dry graphite spray

I learned a trick you might want to consider. Spray the tool with a dry graphite, say three coats and then burnish it with a shop rag. Do this a couple of times and what you end up with is a nice...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 131,893
Posted By TangoPapa
BMS Technology

Glad to see the vender get involved. Thank you. As for my question, your battery is equipped with a battery management system, does that limit or regulate the amp draw when charging.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-24-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,106
Posted By TangoPapa
EGT CHT VIDEO

Watch this video presented by mike Busch on CHT,EGT and how they relate.
http://www.eaavideo.org/video.aspx?v=1316946190001
It will help you with your questions.
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-21-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,579
Posted By TangoPapa
Nav lights

My Nav lights are wired with out a switch. Master on. Nav lights on.:D And the they are LED, so minimal current draw. I make it a point to look back at the plane as I walk away just to double check.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-20-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,137
Posted By TangoPapa
What you have is aluminum. AN822-6-6D. This might...

What you have is aluminum. AN822-6-6D.
This might help.
http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/hapages/an822.php
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 131,893
Posted By TangoPapa
[QUOTE=ChiefPilot;854932]This is incorrect, or at...

[QUOTE=ChiefPilot;854932]This is incorrect, or at least only partially accurate given that even vendors with a BMC offer chargers.

While Shorai and others do sell balancing chargers, they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 131,893
Posted By TangoPapa
Glad to help. LiPo and LiFePo are definitely...

Glad to help. LiPo and LiFePo are definitely different animals. LiFePo batteries are very stable and provide incredible power for there size. As for charging, a lithium based battery has a max charge...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 131,893
Posted By TangoPapa
Charging

I've been following this thread for some time now and interested in the differing opinions. I have been using LiPo and LiFePo batteries in my R/C aircraft for some time now and have learned a lot of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,912
Posted By TangoPapa
amazon

Any stereo cable will work like this one on Amazon.
http://www.amazon.com/Belkin-iPhone-Stereo-Cable-3-5MM/dp/B0047T79J0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1391987958&sr=8-1&keywords=iphone+stereo+cable
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,503
Posted By TangoPapa
Couldn't agree more. I"ll take a cup of that Vans...

Couldn't agree more.
I"ll take a cup of that Vans Kool-aid.:D
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-09-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,255
Posted By TangoPapa
Welcome aboard. Watch this video and I think you...

Welcome aboard.
Watch this video and I think you will answer your own question.
the video is by Mike Busch, a guru on engines, EGT, CHT, and how they...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-04-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,289
Posted By TangoPapa
Grounding

Take a look at these units sold by B&C developed by Bob Nuckolls, Aero Electric Connections. Also check out his book, a good knowledge source for all things electric....
Forum: Safety 12-18-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,856
Posted By TangoPapa
If you don't you should. Wouldn't it be nice to...

If you don't you should. Wouldn't it be nice to find out there is a problem with your brakes before you need them. I've had water get in the brakes and freeze, So remember Sh#$ happens and it best to...
Forum: Safety 05-06-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,601
Posted By TangoPapa
Fixed legs.

Your right Dan, I have the ones with fixed legs. Still a better product that the cheap Chinese nock offs from HD.:D
Forum: Safety 05-04-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,601
Posted By TangoPapa
The Real Deal

If you want the real deal, then buy the Fulton TS-510S Adjustable Steel Sawhorse. they are the original manufactures and their stands are rated for 1000#.
I have a set that is over 15 years old and...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-03-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,726
Posted By TangoPapa
BEW vs. BOW

One thing to consider is Basic Empty Weight vs. Basic Operating Weight and their differences. BEW is as you described, unusable fuel, oil, etc. By definition BEW is the weight with just the equipment...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-07-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,524
Posted By TangoPapa
Flip it

Flip the shunt to the bottom post. there is plenty of room down at that end.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,973
Posted By TangoPapa
Dump Valve

I believe that is the emergency dump valve for the pressurization system.:D
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-23-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,007
Posted By TangoPapa
Use silicon lube

Use a silicon based lube when drilling lead and go slow, don't let the heat build up. I use triflow it works the best for me.:D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-15-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,612
Posted By TangoPapa
Too Cool!

definitely going on my bucket list, but with out wheel pants.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,800
Posted By TangoPapa
e0 mogas

I to am from JAX and just found e0 mogas. the gate station on Heckshire just off 9A has ethanol free 89 octane for $4.09 a gal. not much cheaper than avgas, $4.89 for 100LL at KSGJ self serve pump.
I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,939
Posted By TangoPapa
Well never mind me.

Well never mind me.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,939
Posted By TangoPapa
Back in the day, mid 1980's, I was a member of...

Back in the day, mid 1980's, I was a member of the Travis aero club which had its own runway and facility located on the base. Several of our members kept there personal planes at the aero club. When...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-12-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,082
Posted By TangoPapa
When we weigh large Jet aircraft for 135...

When we weigh large Jet aircraft for 135 operators we rotate the scales three times so each scale provides a reading from each gear location. Average the three numbers for each gear location for your...
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