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Forum: RV-14 06-05-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By Jpm757
Mine was cocooned in foam.

Mine was cocooned in foam.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-02-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By Jpm757
This RV-10 had 550 hrs. and 8 condition...

This RV-10 had 550 hrs. and 8 condition inspections.
https://i.postimg.cc/Yqx74MSX/20210105-111220-1.jpg
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-31-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By Jpm757
Low tire pressure combined with heavy braking can...

Low tire pressure combined with heavy braking can cause the tire/ tube assy to rotate and tear or shear the tube stem. Keep the hangar floor and ramp clean, especially those little pieces of safety...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-31-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Jpm757
Try a flush rivet set with a rubber ring, it will...

Try a flush rivet set with a rubber ring, it will keep sliding and blemishes to a minimum.
Forum: Reviews 05-30-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By Jpm757
I can imagine what Garmin would have charged for...

I can imagine what Garmin would have charged for that repair? Dynon/AFS has provided excellent customer service.
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-29-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,165
Posted By Jpm757
Great idea, especially for a new build. However,...

Great idea, especially for a new build. However, a retrofit to MY airplane would involve relocating 2 comm antennas, a txp and an ADS-B antenna.
Forum: RV-14 05-28-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Jpm757
Unless you are installing an inverted oil system,...

Unless you are installing an inverted oil system, then a flop tube is a waste of time in my opinion.. You will likley lose oil pressure before fuel starvation.
Forum: RV-14 05-28-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,376
Posted By Jpm757
4 years/400 hrs. later no issues. I run wig wag...

4 years/400 hrs. later no issues. I run wig wag and strobes continuously. Aveo also sent me new updated power modules at no charge, although I have had no need to swap them out.
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-28-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Jpm757
Ditch the big N numbers and apply some vinyl...

Ditch the big N numbers and apply some vinyl accent striping.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Jpm757
A good place to start would be at least the...

A good place to start would be at least the combined cost of the build not including your labor. What is your labor worth? Probably depends on how much fun you had building the -7. Advertised prices...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-23-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,748
Posted By Jpm757
I installed a GNC355 and used a PDA360 XR remote...

I installed a GNC355 and used a PDA360 XR remote audio panel/intercom, all plugged into my dual AFS5600T's
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-20-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By Jpm757
Jereme I have an AFS setup with mostly Dynon...

Jereme
I have an AFS setup with mostly Dynon components. The AFS 5600 manual contains an excellent matrix for fine tuning their autopilots. Maybe this will be of help, it is available for
download...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By Jpm757
Could be Permatex Aviation Form-A-Gasket, this...

Could be Permatex Aviation Form-A-Gasket, this stuff never dries completley.
Forum: RV-4 05-16-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Jpm757
I believe the type 2 mount was designed primarily...

I believe the type 2 mount was designed primarily for the Twin Commanche installation. The focal angle of the mount is 18° vs 30° for the type 1.
Forum: RV-4 05-16-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Jpm757
Dynafocal.

Dynafocal.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-15-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Jpm757
David, Plenty of info in the archives,. I have...

David,
Plenty of info in the archives,. I have retrofitted the Garmin and Dynon units using Gretz & Dynon mounting kits. Simple and straight forward per the instructions, but will involve cutting the...
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,839
Posted By Jpm757
I took a look at my automated engine test log...

I took a look at my automated engine test log that came with my factory YIO-360 M1B, and here are some highlights.
Looks like they ran it a total of 1:01 hrs. Started at low rpm and kept bumping it...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-05-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,109
Posted By Jpm757
A few years ago someone flew I believe a 9A...

A few years ago someone flew I believe a 9A around the world, last leg Hawaii-California. Should be in the archives. Personally, I would disassemble and ship. But if you are looking for some...
Forum: RV-14 05-02-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,904
Posted By Jpm757
This is all correct. I have been running my nav...

This is all correct.
I have been running my nav lights and Wig-Wags constantly for 400 hours and no problems. These lights are incredibly bright, day or night.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,044
Posted By Jpm757
If you do require a new skin, does Van give any...

If you do require a new skin, does Van give any preference for an AOG situation such as yours?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By Jpm757
Andair Purchase

Andair has a great website to custom order a fuel valve. Visually design it with a variety of ports and custom engraving. I just ordered an FS20 valve and with the GBP exchange rate saved $70 over...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-28-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,445
Posted By Jpm757
Just had 4 Slicks done at Poplar Grove Airmotive,...

Just had 4 Slicks done at Poplar Grove Airmotive, fast service at a reasonable price
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-26-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Jpm757
The 430/530's are terrific units, but I would...

The 430/530's are terrific units, but I would think twice about spending any money on repairs this late in the game, especially non-WAAS units. If you can swing it, the new line of Garmin navigators...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,257
Posted By Jpm757
Mud Daubers a plenty here in the northeast, ...

Mud Daubers a plenty here in the northeast, Pitot tubes, fuel vents & more.
Forum: Painting your RV 04-26-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By Jpm757
I too have had excellent results with SEM...

I too have had excellent results with SEM products, especially their self etching primer, available in rattle cans.
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-26-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,145
Posted By Jpm757
This makes for an interesting...

This makes for an interesting read.
http://www.meyette.us/RV10crash.htm
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-26-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,145
Posted By Jpm757
Van's has done the engineering, design and...

Van's has done the engineering, design and flight testing of their aircraft using the recommended engines specified for each model. Going "outside " the box on your powerplant opens up a whole new...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-22-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By Jpm757
Anti-seize works well for the install.

Anti-seize works well for the install.
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,152
Posted By Jpm757
Just ordered my second Quick Panel for the...

Just ordered my second Quick Panel for the Javron. Great folks, great product!
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-18-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,825
Posted By Jpm757
380X150 tires may be an option. You will however...

380X150 tires may be an option. You will however need to enlarge the wheel opening.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-17-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By Jpm757
A total loss does not necessarily mean (in your...

A total loss does not necessarily mean (in your case $180k) that your damage must total $180K. I have seen several claims that as they approach 75% of the hull value they become totalled. Check the...
Forum: Northeast 04-15-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Jpm757
Private message sent.

Private message sent.
Forum: RV-4 04-13-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,113
Posted By Jpm757
As the CG moves aft, you will notice an increase...

As the CG moves aft, you will notice an increase in pitch sensitivity.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-10-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,220
Posted By Jpm757
100" lbs. Is way too much torque for an AN3 bolt....

100" lbs. Is way too much torque for an AN3 bolt. It should be 20-25 inch lbs.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-09-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By Jpm757
I have been running the Beta version for several...

I have been running the Beta version for several months, very slick! Does anyone know if the beta version is identical to the new release, or do I need to download the website version? Additionally,...
Forum: COMM 04-06-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By Jpm757
Try powering up in the config. mode, and lower...

Try powering up in the config. mode, and lower the sidetone volume.
Forum: Midwest 04-06-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By Jpm757
AFS Forums has good...

AFS Forums has good info.

http://advanced-flight-systems.com/forum/forums/26-AF-5600-amp-AF-5500-General-Discussion?
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-06-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,826
Posted By Jpm757
Craig, I will snap a pic next time I'm over at...

Craig,
I will snap a pic next time I'm over at the hangar. The installation is simple, you can shop the spring dept. at your local hardware store. All you need are a pair of light duty springs with...
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Jpm757
My experience with inflatable door seals is that...

My experience with inflatable door seals is that they are more trouble than they are worth. I also think that overinflation places excess stress on hinges and locking mechanism.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-05-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,826
Posted By Jpm757
I have installed rudder pedal return springs on...

I have installed rudder pedal return springs on my -6 and -7. Differential tension on the springs can be used to trim the rudder for cruise flight. Also keeps the rudder cables taught when on the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-05-2021, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By Jpm757
Carry a spare.

Carry a spare.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-31-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By Jpm757
I talked to Anne last week.

I talked to Anne last week.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-30-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Jpm757
See if you can borrow a tachometer check box....

See if you can borrow a tachometer check box. About the size of a pack of cigarettes, place on the dash and it displays engine RPM. If you have the prop dynamically balanced, then that equipment will...
Forum: GPS 03-28-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By Jpm757
Installation manuals can be requested through...

Installation manuals can be requested through Garmin support.
Forum: Autopilots 03-28-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By Jpm757
Todd, You are correct as to DA on an LPV...

Todd,
You are correct as to DA on an LPV approach, which coincides with the VDP. My point was for the OP question regarding the Garmin 175/355/375. With LPV minimums set, the navigator will allow you...
Forum: Autopilots 03-28-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By Jpm757
For what it's worth, when performing an LPV...

For what it's worth, when performing an LPV approach with my AFS/Dynon/GNC355 setup, I set minimums prior to beginning the approach. Once the glide slope is captured, I set missed approach altitude...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-27-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By Jpm757
I believe the p/n: is 164-01700

I believe the p/n: is 164-01700
Forum: RV-4 03-27-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By Jpm757
Flyboys Condor II pneumatic with Rocket Link has...

Flyboys Condor II pneumatic with Rocket Link has worked well for me.
https://i.postimg.cc/ZKHYr0f4/20190422-140926.jpg
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 03-26-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,226
Posted By Jpm757
I've been patiently waiting for a Van's bush...

I've been patiently waiting for a Van's bush plane, figuring it was the next logical niche to fill. D.R. has also been querying the members about interest in such an aircraft, with many interested...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-26-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By Jpm757
Not sure, but I believe it is the same NACA style...

Not sure, but I believe it is the same NACA style vent that Van uses on the fuselage sides.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-25-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,756
Posted By Jpm757
Every RV seems to have its own "sweet spot" for...

Every RV seems to have its own "sweet spot" for main wheel tire pressure, depending on several factors including gear leg stiffeners, tire size and gear alignment. I have experimented between 25-40...
Forum: RV-10 03-24-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,238
Posted By Jpm757
Building 2 RV-10's in hopes of selling 1 and...

Building 2 RV-10's in hopes of selling 1 and covering the cost of the 2nd one isn't going to happen, not even close.
Assuming all new components and IFR equipped, you are pushing $200k (usd) in parts...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-21-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Jpm757
Mahlon, Would you happen to have a P/N: or source...

Mahlon,
Would you happen to have a P/N: or source for the governor drive plate?
Forum: RV-10 03-21-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,685
Posted By Jpm757
Randy, What you maybe seeing is some run back...

Randy,
What you maybe seeing is some run back lubricant from an over oiled hinge. If the hinges were installed per plans then I doubt that they would be "smoking" after 70 hrs. I would remove the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-21-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,852
Posted By Jpm757
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 03-19-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,697
Posted By Jpm757
Busy is good for business Tom!

Busy is good for business Tom!
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-12-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Jpm757
I have 2 of them, each one is mounted on the...

I have 2 of them, each one is mounted on the inboard inspection panel on each wing. No issues.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,809
Posted By Jpm757
I doubt the discoloration is from heat,...

I doubt the discoloration is from heat, especially that far aft. Looks more like a chemical reaction between the aluminum and some chemical. Possibly a detergent of some type that was not rinsed off...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-12-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,559
Posted By Jpm757
Advanced Flight Systems can build you a real nice...

Advanced Flight Systems can build you a real nice "quick panel" to your specifications that will save you considerable time. They have built several panels for me and I could not be happier with the...
Forum: Painting your RV 03-12-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,790
Posted By Jpm757
Scotty, you paid TOP dollar for your paint job,...

Scotty, you paid TOP dollar for your paint job, for that price you SHOULD be tickled pink about the results! Sounds like you are not. Unfortunately this happens all to often. For a professional, an...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-11-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,171
Posted By Jpm757
Thank you, spoke with J.B., he IS the Titan man!

Thank you, spoke with J.B., he IS the Titan man!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-10-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,171
Posted By Jpm757
Purchasing a new engine

I no longer have an OEM engine available through Van's, and would like to purchase a new experimental engine from Lycoming or Titan. How does one go about this, and who sells these engines. I called...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,672
Posted By Jpm757
How about...

How about this?
https://i.postimg.cc/wv4vWjxG/IMG-6071.jpg
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-03-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By Jpm757
Seems Lycoming markets these engines as "X",...

Seems Lycoming markets these engines as "X", while the same engine marketed by Van's get a "Y" prefix. Van's is the only place I have seen the "Y" designation. Perhaps a licensing thing, or maybe...
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