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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By n82rb
nothing. a lot of 6's an 7's have been set up...

nothing. a lot of 6's an 7's have been set up that way.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By n82rb
that is a question for a tax accountant or tax...

that is a question for a tax accountant or tax lawyer in the states that you are conducting the sale in. for the most part, if the state collects tax on aircraft you will pay it.

as for tax write...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-11-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By n82rb
depends. if it is a static balance then the prop...

depends. if it is a static balance then the prop log. if it is a dynamic balance, that is balancing the engine,prop,spinner combination and should go in the airframe log.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By n82rb
the percent is how much it varies from the given...

the percent is how much it varies from the given value. a 1% has a tighter tolerance. the question is why are you replacing them? most of the time a resistor goes bad due to heat. heat can come from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By n82rb
when in doubt, read the manual. from the garmin...

when in doubt, read the manual. from the garmin g3x install manual.

Although no ground plane is required, the antennas typically perform better when a ground plane is used. The ground plane should...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-03-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By n82rb
its just a standard small block chevy 2 hole...

its just a standard small block chevy 2 hole gasket, been the same for over 50 years.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-02-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,190
Posted By n82rb
i would not count on a cottage industry springing...

i would not count on a cottage industry springing up to support un-supported equipment. newer designs use ultra high density surface mount chips, custom programmed and configured chips, and custom...
Forum: RV-4 05-27-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By n82rb
i would seriously consider NOT putting the...

i would seriously consider NOT putting the battery FWF. even a light weight battery. with a constant speed prop on a 4 you will be very forward with the empty cg. I have a 360, metal hartzell cs,...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-26-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,588
Posted By n82rb
lets have a reasonable discussion of what is...

lets have a reasonable discussion of what is going on here.

the most important thing is safety. yes, this is a repairable part. details of spacing, and methods are spelled out in 43.13.

i would...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 05-22-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By n82rb
yes the four is a tighter fit. you don't get in a...

yes the four is a tighter fit. you don't get in a RV-4, you put it on. that said, i'm 6'2 250 and fit just fine in mine.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-19-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,943
Posted By n82rb
salvage engine straight from wentworth. pulled...

salvage engine straight from wentworth. pulled from running plane and shipped to me.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,392
Posted By n82rb
flew out for pancakes one morning, had breakfast,...

flew out for pancakes one morning, had breakfast, hopped back in the plane and the left rudder pedal went to the stop and the right was just fine. climbed out and looked down and the cotter pin for...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-16-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,943
Posted By n82rb
without pulling a cyl there is no way to tell. I...

without pulling a cyl there is no way to tell. I have had two engines that sat. both within a few miles of each other, both in a hanger. the first is the one on my 4. it sat on the stand in my hanger...
Forum: Flight Testing 05-10-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,256
Posted By n82rb
I had it happen in my twin Comanche on a go...

I had it happen in my twin Comanche on a go around one stuck about half way up. Luckily Comanche flaps donít come up really fast and I noticed the roll coming in as I brought them up and identified...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,900
Posted By n82rb
Word in the chip industry is possibly two years....

Word in the chip industry is possibly two years. I order a few thousand molex .1 kk terminals in November and they have pushed delivery back four times. The latest they are telling me june...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,286
Posted By n82rb
Thanks for schooling me, I didn’t get the full...

Thanks for schooling me, I didn’t get the full story when I read about it.
Forum: COMM 04-20-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By n82rb
I have one sitting on the shelf, its tuner is a...

I have one sitting on the shelf, its tuner is a bit flaky. I called him a few years ago, he can fix some of them depending on which version they are. mine is a first version like serial number 11,...
Forum: GPS 04-20-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By n82rb
none that i know of bob burns rv-4 n82b

none that i know of

bob burns
rv-4 n82b
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-18-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,070
Posted By n82rb
The answer is because over the god knows how many...

The answer is because over the god knows how many years they have been building carbs, the have made god knows how many arms. Each one has a different geometry. The length of the arm determines how...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By n82rb
how much farther away did they move it to this...

how much farther away did they move it to this year? is it in the state of florida?
Forum: ADS-B 04-07-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,079
Posted By n82rb
MGL has a US distributor so the distance to south...

MGL has a US distributor so the distance to south africa is not a concern.

I have the V16 with a skyview system, works great. if the GRT uses sl-30 protocol it should work fine.

bob burns
RV-4...
Forum: RV-4 04-07-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By n82rb
yes i modified 402C. no, the plane has not fallen...

yes i modified 402C. no, the plane has not fallen apart yet. what I did was throw out the sheet metal 402C and used a piece of .063 x 3/4 x 3/4 angle instead. I figured that gave me even more...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-04-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,263
Posted By n82rb
first thing I would do is to bore scope it, see...

first thing I would do is to bore scope it, see what the condition on the valve is. if it shows a hot spot or not. if the valve has a good heat pattern, then it might be worth lapping it, but if it...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 04-03-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,495
Posted By n82rb
the quick answer is, they never had the data to...

the quick answer is, they never had the data to program a full stall into the sim. now that the FAA is requiring full stalls in transport cat aircraft the manufactures and the sim manufactures had to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By n82rb
i don't think so, but you pretty much go right by...

i don't think so, but you pretty much go right by jesse's place on the way home to texas. give him a call.

saint aviation
(352) 427-0285

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-28-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By n82rb
I see you posted on the mil forum, but have you...

I see you posted on the mil forum, but have you sent an email to rainiers? He fixed the issue I had as soon as we figured out what was not talking correctly.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-27-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,279
Posted By n82rb
Not really, because itís so far away you wonít...

Not really, because itís so far away you wonít want to go that far and you cant even see the flight line from the. It in the far south east corner by paradise city now.it going to be where the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-24-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By n82rb
don''t know about the G3X, but I have one hooked...

don''t know about the G3X, but I have one hooked to a skyview system and it works just like that. select the freq on the dynon and it sends it to the radio. the dynon sends it to the standby in the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-24-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,279
Posted By n82rb
because they dont want us to know that it is...

because they dont want us to know that it is moving even farther away to the south with worse access. that was the plan I was told. I complained loudly in 2019 about the dismal conditions and...
Forum: Florida (Central) 03-18-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By n82rb
Iím down at fmy

Iím down at fmy
Forum: RV-4 03-15-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By n82rb
Iím 6-2 and all my height is in my torso, I moved...

Iím 6-2 and all my height is in my torso, I moved the roll bar back abou 1 inch and shortened the seat cushion 1 1/2 inches and fit just fine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By n82rb
Itís not getting around the rules at all....

Itís not getting around the rules at all. Exhibition is the category they put non EAB aircraft that do not have a type certificate. It is restrictive to very restrictive depending on the paperwork....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By n82rb
call the guys at chapter 66 in fort myers, they...

call the guys at chapter 66 in fort myers, they have done a few here. they did one a few weeks ago for a chapter member that passed away.

i would guess that the guys at venice have also done them,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-07-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By n82rb
If you are one to believe in “bedding” the...

If you are one to believe in “bedding” the brakes, and there is a lot of opinions about it. Make sure you do it with the wheel pants off, and let them cool completely between runs. A lot of planes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,458
Posted By n82rb
Shipping issues are something that is a problem...

Shipping issues are something that is a problem right now across all industries. As are supply issues and lead times. I have had some molex pins on order since nov (not with acs) and they have...
Forum: Florida (South) 02-28-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,793
Posted By n82rb
last check is KAPF is 20 bucks a night and KFMY...

last check is KAPF is 20 bucks a night and KFMY is 10 and they will wave some for fuel purchase. KFMY is much more GA friendly than KAPF.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-28-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,964
Posted By n82rb
thats because your flying the wrong...

thats because your flying the wrong tandem.................

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,787
Posted By n82rb
no way i'm paying a yearly fee for what is really...

no way i'm paying a yearly fee for what is really just a spreadsheet. I have one set up in open office that is exactly the same as the jepp professional log, right down the the green colors. I write...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-16-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By n82rb
for the most part they cannot be reliably...

for the most part they cannot be reliably calibrated due to the shape of the tank. the senders are on a linear scale, but the volume of the tank is not linear. so they basically work fine at zero...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-06-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,021
Posted By n82rb
little late, but here is how i repair boards....

little late, but here is how i repair boards. take a sharp knife and cut the end of the trace clean. take a length of wire and strip back about 1/2 inch of insulation on each end so the wire bridges...
Forum: Reviews 02-05-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,676
Posted By n82rb
i don't have the works, but I do have one of the...

i don't have the works, but I do have one of the first sets of "flat top" lights that paul sent to the us. (there is a picture of mine on their web site) they are fantastic and paul is great to work...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,477
Posted By n82rb
for the 7 v 9 argument people seem to forget what...

for the 7 v 9 argument people seem to forget what the design goals of the 9 were. it was to be a aircraft that could live up to the vans legacy with a 235 on the front end. as designed, van hit it...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-16-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,823
Posted By n82rb
nothing there to worry about unless you want to...

nothing there to worry about unless you want to polish. when the painter gets to it he will scrub the **** out of it anyway and clean that right off.

bob burns
RV=4 N82RB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By n82rb
the question of the panel being structural can...

the question of the panel being structural can only be answered by vans. I do know that the RV-4 panel is considered structural because it contributes to the stiffness of the longerons and the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-03-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,217
Posted By n82rb
make a call before leaving and check on fuel...

make a call before leaving and check on fuel availability. it can be hit or mis sometimes.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,021
Posted By n82rb
I would be afraid that a long run like that would...

I would be afraid that a long run like that would allow fluid to pool in the tube and get smelly real quick
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-27-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,277
Posted By n82rb
My condolences to the Avery family. It was always...

My condolences to the Avery family. It was always a pleasure to go to there place to get tools. You were treated like family even if it was the first time you had been there. She was a special lady...
Forum: RV-3 12-27-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By n82rb
I believe a flat version of that flange is also...

I believe a flat version of that flange is also available.

N82rb rv-4
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-25-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Egt
Views: 817
Posted By n82rb
The only thing the temp of the egt tells you is...

The only thing the temp of the egt tells you is how far from the
Cyl the probe is. Closer probe, higher temp, faster response, faster prob wear. Farther away, lower temp, slower response, longer...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-19-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,459
Posted By n82rb
i have to disagree with you a few points, you...

i have to disagree with you a few points, you chose to install a certified engine and prop, once they went on a EAB they are no longer certified as an EAB is not required to be maintained IAW FAR43....
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-19-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,138
Posted By n82rb
a wrap underneath it is better, but I don't use...

a wrap underneath it is better, but I don't use zip ties period, but they are a real no no FWF. the nylon in them does not stand up to heat and oil well. they also get brittle quite quickly and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,979
Posted By n82rb
you also need to compare it to the cost of...

you also need to compare it to the cost of maintaining the older panels also. How much have I spent over the course of my flying for gyro rebuilds, new vacuum pumps, and analog gauge rebuilds or...
Forum: RV-4 12-05-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,386
Posted By n82rb
welcome to the frat. as others have said, the...

welcome to the frat. as others have said, the best thing is not to add weight. a light rv-4 is the best performance out there.

as others have said, work your way up to the aft CG. my 4 has a 360...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By n82rb
never done that swap, but.... yes they are both...

never done that swap, but.... yes they are both dynafocal 1 mounts so the mount should work, but check with vans on the part numbers.

the cowl should work, however, the baffling will change and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,276
Posted By n82rb
im looking for one of those stickers that was in...

im looking for one of those stickers that was in every shaggin wagon in the seventies... gas,grass, or a//, nobody rides for free!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,574
Posted By n82rb
you may be surprised, i have never gotten a quote...

you may be surprised, i have never gotten a quote for a -10, but I carry liability only on my RV-4 and it is like 250 a year. the fact that I have an atp and 12000 hrs might have a bit to do with...
Forum: Florida (Central) 11-17-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,542
Posted By n82rb
give jesse a call at saint aviation at x35

give jesse a call at saint aviation at x35
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-17-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,927
Posted By n82rb
my rule is I don't mix chemistries. if your...

my rule is I don't mix chemistries. if your working on an old kit that has parts made from polyester, use polyester and micro. if you have the new epoxy parts, use epoxy and micro. simple enough. I...
Forum: RV-4 11-15-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,043
Posted By n82rb
When I built mine I went with nut plates and...

When I built mine I went with nut plates and screws. Iím glad I I did, Iíve had them al out more than once.

Bob burns rv-4 n82rb
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-09-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,859
Posted By n82rb
the biggest factor against garmin is their flat...

the biggest factor against garmin is their flat rate repair pricing, a bad button costs a much as a fried motherboard.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-09-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,478
Posted By n82rb
metal oxide varsitor

metal oxide varsitor
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-09-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,478
Posted By n82rb
I like avionics masters, thats me. my RV-4 has...

I like avionics masters, thats me. my RV-4 has one, only one. again, thats me, i don't fly it IFR. but it does have two separate supply systems for the EIs. that is a must have. there is no right or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,622
Posted By n82rb
i was going to make one, but now I don't have to,...

i was going to make one, but now I don't have to, I know where you live......

if this weather clears is it going to be back together in time for taco Tuesday?

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,855
Posted By n82rb
You need dr Bruce chein in Chicago he can be...

You need dr Bruce chein in Chicago he can be found on pilots of America. Tell him everything, donít li, donít hold anything back, if itís possible he will tell you exactly what to do. Do exactly what...
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