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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,936
Posted By casper
After reading all these posts I feel better...

After reading all these posts I feel better knowing I'm not the only one with Airplane Sickness.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 956
Posted By casper
Stewart Warner Tack Sender

Does anyone have directions or wiring diagram for a Stewart Warner Tack Sender into a Grand Rapids EIS 4000.
I switched over to Light Speed duel ignition. No tack signal wire. I'm afraid to solder...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,040
Posted By casper
Precision carb

which way do you turn the idle mixture screw to ritchen or lean a precision carb.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-08-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 810
Posted By casper
Precision Carb

witch way do you turn the idle mixture screw to richen or lean a precision carb.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,651
Posted By casper
Guys. Thanks for the help. I did load an active...

Guys. Thanks for the help. I did load an active flight plan and the autopilot came right on line. I really never learned to use the GX65, I finished my plane 5 yrs ago. and have just used direct to....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,651
Posted By casper
Brian: Yes I do have a direct to loaded in GX65....

Brian: Yes I do have a direct to loaded in GX65. When you push the mode button on the autopilot it should go to GPS NAV, But it is not doing that. I am going to fly over to Springdale this coming...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,651
Posted By casper
AutoPilot

I installed a digiflight 11vs in my RV7A. I can't get the autopilot to go into nav mode. I have followed the TruTrak instrutions for a GX65 and tried all the setup combinations for pin 5 and pin 22....
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-14-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,541
Posted By casper
TruTrak Autopilot

I installed a digiflight 11vs in my RV7A. I can't get the autopilot to go into nav mode. I have followed the TruTrak instrutions for a GX65 and tried all the setup combinations for pin 5 and pin 22....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 998
Posted By casper
Martin: Peter Pengily is your man. He shipped the...

Martin: Peter Pengily is your man. He shipped the 6 that he baught from me to England.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,870
Posted By casper
17 Engine outs

Rocket Boy, If if were you I would not go outside if it were lighting.
Forum: RV-4 04-25-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,716
Posted By casper
Brent: Thanks for the info.

Brent: Thanks for the info.
Forum: RV-4 04-23-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,716
Posted By casper
RV-4 fuel tanks

Need a set of RV4 fuel tanks. Anyone building out there building them for sale.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-12-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,000
Posted By casper
Nose Wheel tire size. 11x4.00-5 6 ply

Nose Wheel tire size. 11x4.00-5 6 ply
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,703
Posted By casper
If you do figure it out would you please let me...

If you do figure it out would you please let me know.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-04-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,830
Posted By casper
which plug are talking about. the front one or...

which plug are talking about. the front one or the back one. what you are saying sounds a little strange.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,550
Posted By casper
Bryan, We all should be so lucky as to have an...

Bryan, We all should be so lucky as to have an instructor like that.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-12-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,312
Posted By casper
I think I have tried it all and WD-40 is my...

I think I have tried it all and WD-40 is my favorite.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,007
Posted By casper
For what its worth, I really like your thought...

For what its worth, I really like your thought process.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-16-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,276
Posted By casper
Are the tubes that keep going flat the same...

Are the tubes that keep going flat the same brand. I had the same problem that you are having and My tubes were the shin fin or what ever tywan tubes. I still think that some of them have a...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-11-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,276
Posted By casper
I had the same problem. The area you indicate is...

I had the same problem. The area you indicate is the same as mine. Some of these shin fin tubes have a built in defect. That is what i found. I posted about this sometime back.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,431
Posted By casper
I have a 7A with the old fork on it, and I'm real...

I have a 7A with the old fork on it, and I'm real careful with it but it sounds like being careful won't cut it. I was just wondering what NOSE WHEEL STUCK means.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-17-2007, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,836
Posted By casper
When I was running on the E-Mag P-Mag set up I...

When I was running on the E-Mag P-Mag set up I had very little mag drop between the two but I did get a 25 deg cylinder head temp drop when I shut off one of those little torches. I never did trust...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,775
Posted By casper
Smile Take your brain on the plane, leave your pet on...

Take your brain on the plane, leave your pet on the ground.:)
Forum: RV-4 12-10-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,044
Posted By casper
Bob: I hope you don't talk your self out of...

Bob: I hope you don't talk your self out of finishing and flying you RV. You will miss out on one of lifes true pleasures.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-20-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,023
Posted By casper
I'm glad you got out before they hurt you. One of...

I'm glad you got out before they hurt you. One of the happiest days of my life was when I saw those P-Mags going south of the ups truck.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 14,917
Posted By casper
I started flying when I was 6 years old, in my...

I started flying when I was 6 years old, in my mind. I started flying for real in 1978 at the ripe old age of 37
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,225
Posted By casper
Casper Two, Made it home to 55K 4 Hrs of smooth...

Casper Two, Made it home to 55K 4 Hrs of smooth sailing
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-14-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 822
Posted By casper
Prop for sale or trade 180 HP

Have one brand new sterba prop for 180 Hp. for sale with spinner uncut.
would consider trade for a wood prop and spinner for a 160 Hp.
outright price is 600.00


COTACT AT: 620-782-3030
E-Mail...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-13-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,225
Posted By casper
I hope your luck and your satisfaction hold up.

I hope your luck and your satisfaction hold up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,964
Posted By casper
Count me in.

Count me in.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-06-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 796
Posted By casper
aileron bellcrank jig

Is the aileron bellcrank jig the same on the seven and eight
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 1,452,246
Posted By casper
Bob: I hope you are right, and it is that simple...

Bob: I hope you are right, and it is that simple but I don't think so. I have built an RV6A and an RV7A both slow build so that makes 4 tanks. I built all four of them the same way and I completed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2007, 10:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,901
Posted By casper
I believe you are wrong about the width of the 6...

I believe you are wrong about the width of the 6 versus the 7, they are exactly the same width.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 1,452,246
Posted By casper
This is a twilight zone issue. As far as I know,...

This is a twilight zone issue. As far as I know, No one has figured out why.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-23-2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By casper
Make sure the conections on the transducer are...

Make sure the conections on the transducer are tight and clean. I replaced the fuel pump and transducer before I found the problem.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,768
Posted By casper
Heated Pitot

Is a heated pitot tube required for IFR
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,809
Posted By casper
Balancing main wheel pants

Is balancing main wheel pants a good idea, bad idea,
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-03-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,225
Posted By casper
As long as you understand that you are the guinea...

As long as you understand that you are the guinea pig here and you accept that. keep right on truckin. My E-Mag and P-Mag came close to destroying my new engine. i only had to pull one cylinder off....
Forum: COMM 04-03-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,864
Posted By casper
Way to go Alan. I just love it when some one...

Way to go Alan. I just love it when some one hits the nail on the head.
Forum: Safety 03-29-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,133
Posted By casper
Just curious, are you guys looking at a digital...

Just curious, are you guys looking at a digital tack or a mechanical tack.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,975
Posted By casper
I'm glad to see this discussion, and I think it...

I'm glad to see this discussion, and I think it is still guarded. I'm sure their is more to come. I sent my e-mag p-mag back after 6 weeks of frustration and fear of destroying my $21,000 engine or...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-23-2007, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By casper
Check the archives, all the problems people have...

Check the archives, all the problems people have had and fixes are there. And yes the tire will have more resistance to turning than feels normal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,851
Posted By casper
Talking Hello- HALO :D

Hello- HALO :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,639
Posted By casper
If you know this just disregard. But it might...

If you know this just disregard. But it might help some new builder. when you install the nose tube if you have one, put enough air in the tube to make it smooth walled. After its in the tire. powder...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,639
Posted By casper
Van thinks you are going to pinch the first tube...

Van thinks you are going to pinch the first tube before you learn how to do it right. I wonder how I know this.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,639
Posted By casper
flat tire on landing

This thread prompts me to tell my story.
A few months ago I flew a friend to MO to look at an RV for sale. This was a paved runway and when we left all tires were up.
We flew to another stop in MO...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By casper
Darwin, if its not to much trouble I would like...

Darwin, if its not to much trouble I would like to see how you installed the roll servo. My EMail is doylereed@cox.net
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-04-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,936
Posted By casper
David, My E-Mail address is doylereed@cox.net...

David, My E-Mail address is doylereed@cox.net What is your phone # I will call you
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-04-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,936
Posted By casper
David, I think you are right, the about the aft...

David, I think you are right, the about the aft bulkhead. I wish it wasn't so. If you still have that tail wheel set up I would buy it.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-04-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,936
Posted By casper
Chad: I have been flying this airplane for 31/2...

Chad: I have been flying this airplane for 31/2 Yrs. 550 Hrs. Just need something to do to keep from going crazy, or more crazy.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-04-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,936
Posted By casper
7A conversion to 7

I would like to convert my 7A to a 7. Comments and tips welcomed. Looking for information on this endeavor. looking for motor mount trade or buy out right if you have the correct mount.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-29-2006, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,170
Posted By casper
Burning Premium Auto Gas if you can eliminates...

Burning Premium Auto Gas if you can eliminates most of these problems. I have been running Premium auto gas in my 180 Superior for 3 years 500 Hrs. It may be the wrong thing to do. So far so good, I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2006, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,835
Posted By casper
Calling the walking public morons is way...

Calling the walking public morons is way overboard.
Forum: Reviews 12-19-2006, 03:00 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 75,227
Posted By casper
Sure would like to a set of those custom ear molds

Sure would like to a set of those custom ear molds
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-06-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,436
Posted By casper
Lucky Boy.

Lucky Boy.
Forum: Alternative Engines 12-02-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 57,974
Posted By casper
I would be skeptical of giving them any money....

I would be skeptical of giving them any money. They have been promising the moon for several years now.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-29-2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,032
Posted By casper
Kahuna: You are going to get someone up on their...

Kahuna: You are going to get someone up on their nose and they are not going to happy with you
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-15-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 22,734
Posted By casper
This thread has my head spinning, logic says if...

This thread has my head spinning, logic says if chock wasn't beneficial lycoming wouldn't waste their time doing it. I think I will just keep flying and not worry about it
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,919
Posted By casper
I don't read the comic strip in the newspaper...

I don't read the comic strip in the newspaper anymore, this is so much better.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,081
Posted By casper
Talking I think this thread has about run its course....

I think this thread has about run its course. Lets talk about something really dangerous like the front gear that has failed many times.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,081
Posted By casper
To clarify the post by alan judy about the...

To clarify the post by alan judy about the airplane he saw in dodge city that the flap push rod failed on was the second time that airplane was wrecked. I believe the push rod was damaged in the...
Forum: Reviews 10-06-2006, 05:29 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 75,227
Posted By casper
I received mine Monday, took a friend tuesday...

I received mine Monday, took a friend tuesday morning and flew for an Hr. After some minor tuning by turning the squelch down just a little and turning up volume on the control box they worked...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-28-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,619
Posted By casper
Nose wheel shemmy

I think I posted this a year or so ago but I'm going to tell you my experience with the Nose wheel. The first plane I built was a 6A. At the first annual i tried to take the front wheel off. I didn't...
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-26-2006, 10:00 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 26,987
Posted By casper
Tell it like it is George. Your are my kind of guy

Tell it like it is George. Your are my kind of guy
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