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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-17-2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Planecrazy232
Sold

Sold.


Extra words here.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-16-2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By Planecrazy232
Clarity Aloft Headset for sale

I have a Clarity Aloft headset I purchased a while ago and I just can't get used to the in-ear speakers. They work perfectly, but I have a difficult time inserting anything into my small ear canals...
Forum: Propellers 05-01-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 946
Posted By Planecrazy232
Walt, I have the same prop on my 6A, O360. Mine...

Walt,

I have the same prop on my 6A, O360. Mine is super smooth except for when I throttle way back in cruise, say to 11in mp. Definitely get good braking, but also feel vibration at that setting....
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-29-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By Planecrazy232
Not the greatest photo but I took a piece of...

Not the greatest photo but I took a piece of aluminum brake line and formed a big ďCĒ and hang the headsets from the vent tubing. Very convenient and keeps them out of the sun. I also use the printed...
Forum: Florida (North) 04-28-2022, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By Planecrazy232
Go to KBHC in Baxely GA. They have a two bedroom...

Go to KBHC in Baxely GA. They have a two bedroom FBO that is free to stay in. You won't be disappointed. Courtesy car also.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-24-2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,848
Posted By Planecrazy232
Iíll go out on a limb and say itís for a chem...

Iíll go out on a limb and say itís for a chem trail generator.:p
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-18-2022, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By Planecrazy232
Is your baggage door open in the first clip??:eek:

Is your baggage door open in the first clip??:eek:
Forum: Tools 04-14-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,104
Posted By Planecrazy232
Check this stuff out. I have no experience with...

Check this stuff out. I have no experience with it- just a quick google search :)

https://youtu.be/XXYzGZkOKA4
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-14-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,815
Posted By Planecrazy232
Shipping

Take advantage of the shipping services.

https://www.eaa.org/airventure/plan-your-eaa-airventure-trip/guest-services/shipping-services

My wife joins me in the RV6 and likes to camp ďcomfortablyĒ....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-05-2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,919
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have channel chrome cylinders and see the same...

I have channel chrome cylinders and see the same exact thing you do. Oil in cylinders, 5-8 hrs per qt, gets dirty quickly, etc. I've got about 650hrs on mine.

From what I read, sometimes removing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,103
Posted By Planecrazy232
18 years!! Panels have changed!!

18 years!! Panels have changed!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,802
Posted By Planecrazy232
Even the ducks are smart enoughÖ

Even the ducks are smart enoughÖ
Forum: ADS-B 03-09-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By Planecrazy232
I had an interesting comment from a Jacksonville...

I had an interesting comment from a Jacksonville Center controller this weekend that his weather radar has an 8 minute delay...
Forum: Reviews 03-09-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have to ditto the comments above. All the...

I have to ditto the comments above. All the people in the Experimental department go over the top. I have had nothing but great service from them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By Planecrazy232
Flew to the Big Easy for my wife and Iís 35th...

Flew to the Big Easy for my wife and Iís 35th Anniversary. Love these time machines. Hereís a obligatory Hat sightingÖ
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 03-03-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,574
Posted By Planecrazy232
Tracking from Feb 27th:

Tracking from Feb 27th:
Forum: Propellers 02-19-2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,047
Posted By Planecrazy232
I was confused by this requirement when I...

I was confused by this requirement when I installed my prop governor. See this service...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-17-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,298
Posted By Planecrazy232
That's a pretty amazing find.

That's a pretty amazing find.
Forum: Propellers 02-16-2022, 05:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,047
Posted By Planecrazy232
This may be a stupid question, but is the drive...

This may be a stupid question, but is the drive gear in the governor drive housing- and does it turn with the crankshaft?
Forum: Engine Monitors 02-14-2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,476
Posted By Planecrazy232
Dave, While we have your ear, have the...

Dave,

While we have your ear, have the dependability of the red cubes been improved? They seem to have a bad rap out there. I made it 450hrs before mine started intermittently giving zero readings...
Forum: Engine Monitors 02-14-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,476
Posted By Planecrazy232
Well kiss my A** they just raised the...

Well kiss my A** they just raised the price...:mad:
Forum: Engine Monitors 02-14-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,476
Posted By Planecrazy232
Red Cube differences

Aircraft Spruce lists two part numbers for the FT60 Red Cube transducers. Part # 10-01165 and part # 10-01196.

Per their Q&A:

Q: What is the difference in PN 10-01165 Dynon EMS fuel flow sensor...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,563
Posted By Planecrazy232
Do you have a primer system on your engine?

Do you have a primer system on your engine?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-03-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,231
Posted By Planecrazy232
Sounds like you need one of...

Sounds like you need one of these:

https://www.tcwtech.com/product/integrated-battery-back-up-system-ibbs/?v=7516fd43adaa

I had the voltage sag problem during startup and this cured it. Also will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,457
Posted By Planecrazy232
Hey Turbo I have one like that too!!

Hey Turbo I have one like that too!!
Forum: Safety 01-25-2022, 06:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,595
Posted By Planecrazy232
All these hair dryer remedies give me the creeps....

All these hair dryer remedies give me the creeps. I would not leave my plane unattended with those setups. To me it is a recipe for disaster.
Forum: RV-10 01-24-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 32,209
Posted By Planecrazy232
I just did this exact thing on a friends RV10....

I just did this exact thing on a friends RV10. Super smooth now. Before it would rattle your teeth.
Forum: Painting your RV 01-11-2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,791
Posted By Planecrazy232
Hangarmates RV6A

Hangarmates RV6A
Forum: RV-14 01-08-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By Planecrazy232
Iíve noticed this exact thing on my O360 starter...

Iíve noticed this exact thing on my O360 starter just this past week. It has the appearance of being really hot but it surely is not the case. Iím kind of relieved to see you have the same issue....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 25,962
Posted By Planecrazy232
R/C controller

Question for you guys- How do you get an R/C controller to work with a Jazzy mobility controller?
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-04-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By Planecrazy232
Tony, I see your location is Ft Myers. Come to...

Tony,

I see your location is Ft Myers. Come to the local EAA meeting on the third Thursday of each month. You may find someone there to help. Been many RV's built in the group....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,803
Posted By Planecrazy232
Young Eagles

Had the pleasure of giving the gift of flight to three more youngsters at our Chapters pancake breakfast and Young Eagle event. We flew a total of 19 today.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,440
Posted By Planecrazy232
A little over 100hrs this year. Thereís more...

A little over 100hrs this year. Thereís more local flights than these, but what a great travel machine.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-24-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 177,834
Posted By Planecrazy232
Iím pretty sure itís menu, setup, alarms, scroll...

Iím pretty sure itís menu, setup, alarms, scroll down to fuel reminder, then select time or gallons.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,886
Posted By Planecrazy232
We're not alone

Vans is not the only company with this problem. A friend put a deposit on an Aeropup back in April with a "promised" delivery date in September. Guess what- he hasn't seen one rivet yet, nor any new...
Forum: RV-10 12-16-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By Planecrazy232
RV10 Two Blade Prop Clocking

I'm gathering as much info as I can on this. I'm helping a friend track down some vibration in his RV10 with a two blade Hartzell. (Been dynamically balanced). If you have this info please...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,835
Posted By Planecrazy232
Dynamic prop balance on my MT. Went from .15ips...

Dynamic prop balance on my MT. Went from .15ips to .02ips. It’s like butta!!!:D

(someone please fix my sideways picture...)
Forum: Interiors 11-07-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,478
Posted By Planecrazy232
Iíve got the classic aero leather in light/dark...

Iíve got the classic aero leather in light/dark gray. It gets dirty at times and Iíve cleaned it with high quality leather cleaners and it always comes clean, but each time you can tell that some of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,163
Posted By Planecrazy232
Model: RV6A Engine/HP: O360 parallel Prop: C/S...

Model: RV6A
Engine/HP: O360 parallel
Prop: C/S MT
Empty Wt. 1156:eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By Planecrazy232
So that is what we do!!:D:p

So that is what we do!!:D:p
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-01-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,035
Posted By Planecrazy232
I'm seeing numbers similar to yours with an O-360...

I'm seeing numbers similar to yours with an O-360 LSIII and a Mag.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-29-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By Planecrazy232
I would take them to a local autobody shop. They...

I would take them to a local autobody shop. They should have the skills and materials to help. You probably want an independant locally owned shop- I doubt the franchises would touch them.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-05-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,631
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have my backup on a separate switch. I check it...

I have my backup on a separate switch. I check it at run up by turning it on and turning the main off. I like to switch it manually or you would not know if the main ever quit. I've had two main...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-04-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,527
Posted By Planecrazy232
Hereís my ďunusual attitudeĒ. I was changing...

Hereís my ďunusual attitudeĒ. I was changing light bulbs in the hangar up on a lift and had this perspective.
Forum: Safety 09-22-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,297
Posted By Planecrazy232
Welcome to the club. I used to fly with...

Welcome to the club. I used to fly with sunglasses and the readers on the tip of my nose. Gets old. I recently went to my optometrist and picked out a nice thin wire frame that would work comfortably...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,112
Posted By Planecrazy232
No flying for me. Doing some maintenance that had...

No flying for me. Doing some maintenance that had been on my mind for a while. All FWF hoses pulled and sent to TS Flightlines to be duplicated with all fireproof assemblyís.
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 09-17-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,296
Posted By Planecrazy232
The best slider mod you can do. Just try to get a...

The best slider mod you can do. Just try to get a small suitcase in the back without it...must have in my opinion.
Forum: RV-10 09-17-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By Planecrazy232
Use your empty weight and gross weight at both...

Use your empty weight and gross weight at both stations. Like this:

Btw mines an RV6A.
Forum: Reviews 08-30-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,681
Posted By Planecrazy232
Wow

Just wow. I have about 480 hours behind my 2016 3 blade Catto on an RV6A and O360 in all kinds of weather. It is smooth as butter and almost still looks like the day it was put on. The rear sides...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-29-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,087
Posted By Planecrazy232
Do this

Hereís my panel in the 6. I have a 625 that I send my flight plan to from the iPad. From there I donít touch it much, unless there is a reroute or loading a approach.
Having all the functionality of...
Forum: Propellers 08-28-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 879
Posted By Planecrazy232
Oil temperature and Constant Speed

I recently changed my 3 blade Catto out for a 3 blade MT. I have never seen my oil temps above 190 for the past 500 hours. Iíve got one hour on the MT in phase one again, and Iím seeing oil...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-25-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,597
Posted By Planecrazy232
Here I am- I wish I took more photos and video...

Here I am- I wish I took more photos and video during this but I was on a different path at the time...

On my hollow crank, the rear plug (about 8" back from the front) looks like a freeze plug....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-24-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,597
Posted By Planecrazy232
Very easy on a fixed pitch without the rear plug...

Very easy on a fixed pitch without the rear plug in place. Agreed, I wouldnít remove the plug unless I had a compelling reason to do so, although itís been done successfully.
Forum: RV-10 08-24-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,005
Posted By Planecrazy232
What's the story on this? How long ago?

What's the story on this? How long ago?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-24-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,597
Posted By Planecrazy232
I thought I gave enough hints...:p I used my...

I thought I gave enough hints...:p I used my VA400 through the front of the crankshaft. (it helps to have a hollow crank).
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-24-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,597
Posted By Planecrazy232
Cam inspection without pulling jugs

Iím working on converting my FP back to CS and while the crank plugs were out I figured Iíd give this a try. I was able to see all 6 lobes. This is a narrow deck O360.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-16-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,604
Posted By Planecrazy232
My 0360 has always done that on my G3XT. I...

My 0360 has always done that on my G3XT. I attribute it to the carb float opening and closing. Very rarely it is steady.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-11-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,777
Posted By Planecrazy232
Looks familiar!

Our second time ďoverĒ the Hudson. Crystal blue skies this day. ĎMERICA!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-02-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 255,706
Posted By Planecrazy232
From the Freedom Tower. Someone please fix my...

From the Freedom Tower. Someone please fix my sideways picture…
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,965
Posted By Planecrazy232
Crystal blue skies in NYC. Amazing we get to do...

Crystal blue skies in NYC. Amazing we get to do this.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-16-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,930
Posted By Planecrazy232
We're flying in on the 22nd. Never too early!

We're flying in on the 22nd. Never too early!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,840
Posted By Planecrazy232
Not me. I donít have the time to build and I take...

Not me. I donít have the time to build and I take pride in ownership. If itís mine Iím treating it right.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,025
Posted By Planecrazy232
Radar Gesture??

Checking weather over Oshkosh tonight and this image appears across the radar. Hope itís not a signÖ.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-14-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,663
Posted By Planecrazy232
Fuel flow

Scott,

What is your fuel flow on climb? I have the "Mooney Mod" also but I think I'm still slightly lean.
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