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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-01-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
Posted By krw5927
Reading the instructions, it feels like drilling...

Reading the instructions, it feels like drilling holes in the filter would contaminate the filter element with metallic chips.

For folks who have done this - do the drill chips confound your visual...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,536
Posted By krw5927
Is there really a cleco shortage? Yardstore.com...

Is there really a cleco shortage? Yardstore.com (fortunately in my hometown) has them. Normal price, looks like they're in stock. Worked great to build my plane.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,860
Posted By krw5927
The NAS1303-NAS1320 specification is one spec...

The NAS1303-NAS1320 specification is one spec covering multiple sizes (diameters) of the same bolt. NAS1304 is for the 1/4" dia bolts. Same with the NAS6603-NAS6620 spec.

The last revision of...
Forum: Autopilots 03-08-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By krw5927
Check for a broken shear pin in your roll servo. ...

Check for a broken shear pin in your roll servo. When my RV started oscillating in roll on AP, it turned out to be a broken shear pin. There was still enough friction it could (sloppily) control...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By krw5927
Sending you a PM. Unsure about the thread, but I...

Sending you a PM. Unsure about the thread, but I might be able to help.
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-21-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By krw5927
Starting on page...

Starting on page 35:

https://assets.bose.com/content/dam/Bose_DAM/Web/consumer_electronics/global/products/headphones/a20_aviation_headset_Orion/pdf/a20_hdst_PDF_ownersguide_EN.pdf
Forum: Painting your RV 01-30-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,021
Posted By krw5927
Wow Lance, I'm so sorry to hear of your...

Wow Lance, I'm so sorry to hear of your trouble.

I had my 9A painted by a VERY well-advertised and respected painter in the RV community with nothing but glowing reviews. While the paint job itself...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-29-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By krw5927
EGT as a diagnostic tool

A few years ago flying home from visiting my parents, I noticed while in cruise flight that EGT on cylinder #3 started creeping up far out of its normal range (carb engine). The engine kept humming...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-12-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,492
Posted By krw5927
Interested to hear the details of your troubles,...

Interested to hear the details of your troubles, if you don't mind.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,642
Posted By krw5927
There used to be a place called hangartoolbox.com...

There used to be a place called hangartoolbox.com that rented tools, unfortunately it seems to be gone now. Back in the 2013 timeframe I rented an Aerogrinder U-92 from them. It worked great on an...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-10-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,780
Posted By krw5927
My Tempest pump did the same - a drop of oil...

My Tempest pump did the same - a drop of oil forming on one or more screw heads on the bottom of the pump after every flight. After a thorough investigation, oil was not getting past the gasket nor...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-31-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,158
Posted By krw5927
Advise sending it back in. When I had a similar...

Advise sending it back in. When I had a similar issue on the wires from the jacks to the control box, they explained that they had had similar complaints which prompted finding a different jacketed...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-28-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,628
Posted By krw5927
Add me to the list of people who don’t understand...

Add me to the list of people who don’t understand why someone would prefer to play games instead of helping people. Gosh if someone got injured or worse as a result of a similar issue that may have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,775
Posted By krw5927
Every 2 years I fly from KS down to 52F and pay...

Every 2 years I fly from KS down to 52F and pay Walt a visit for IFR cert. The job is done well, done right, done by a d*mn nice guy, and done at a fair price. Makes for a fun trip. Go meet DR...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,984
Posted By krw5927
Sounds precisely like the kind of CFI that I...

Sounds precisely like the kind of CFI that I would not hesitate to quickly part ways with.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,712
Posted By krw5927
YEP! (extra characters)

YEP!

(extra characters)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,159
Posted By krw5927
I had the misfortune of hitting a turkey vulture...

I had the misfortune of hitting a turkey vulture on short final in my RV9A at Warsaw, MO a couple of summers ago. Low and slow, about 40' AGL with no other options or energy than to take what was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-11-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 179,888
Posted By krw5927
Finally!

Finally joined the club yesterday at 5000' in my 9A with a nice tailwind :D

https://i.postimg.cc/SsYrJDVJ/screenshot-N425-KW-SN03969-15-4-7-5568-20200310-182708-209-en-US.png
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By krw5927
Both are manganese-dioxide-cured polysulfide...

Both are manganese-dioxide-cured polysulfide sealants, qualified to (mostly) all the same industry and OEM specifications. The MnO2 is the curing/crosslinking agent.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-20-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 19,546
Posted By krw5927
Allan I am so very sorry. Know that you have...

Allan I am so very sorry. Know that you have many friends in aviation, many of us whom you have never met in person, who care and are thinking about you.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-04-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By krw5927
Brand new Tempest showed signs of oil leak at the...

Brand new Tempest showed signs of oil leak at the diaphragm - always had a drop of oil on a few of the screw heads after any flight, regardless of how well I cleaned. It was not coming from the...
Forum: Interiors 01-28-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,692
Posted By krw5927
Up for another trip to Wichita, Sid? Got the...

Up for another trip to Wichita, Sid? Got the Aviators with headrests in my 9A. Afterward we'll grill steaks and sip good whisky...
Forum: Propellers 01-06-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 896
Posted By krw5927
Perfectly normal. Reconvene after installation...

Perfectly normal. Reconvene after installation of gear leg fairings and wheel pants. Significant speed and rpm increases are typical.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-28-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,505
Posted By krw5927
Bill, are these for the blue Vans gascolator? ...

Bill, are these for the blue Vans gascolator? It's been a couple months since my last condition inspection, but if I recall correctly, the screws on the blue gascolator are longer than 1/4". Also,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-24-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,504
Posted By krw5927
What was the cause of the engine stoppage in...

What was the cause of the engine stoppage in flight?
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-19-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,236
Posted By krw5927
Just like the photo you posted, in the standard...

Just like the photo you posted, in the standard Vans design the plastic (UHMW?) tube over the cable is retained in the fuselage by an adel clamp (held by the screw just forward and above the cable...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By krw5927
Tie the grounds together and to the same common...

Tie the grounds together and to the same common airframe ground reference, just as you suggested. All good.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,482
Posted By krw5927
Thank you for posting your experience. I...

Thank you for posting your experience. I recently had an Odyssey PC680 fail after only 8 months in service. This was after 4 years of reliable use out of its predecessor (also a PC680).

Annoyed by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By krw5927
Shoot me a PM. I have some cylinders and keys...

Shoot me a PM. I have some cylinders and keys for these caps. A couple years ago I decided I wanted a spare cap for my flight bag, so I reached out to Newton to get a new cap that was keyed to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By krw5927
Antisplat here.

Antisplat here.
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-17-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,240
Posted By krw5927
Would either of these be pretty much a drop in...

Would either of these be pretty much a drop in replacement for what you...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-06-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,498
Posted By krw5927
Dan, is there a way to correlate (loosely) 1" H2O...

Dan, is there a way to correlate (loosely) 1" H2O delta plenum pressure to delta CHT in flight? Seems I've seen some info on that before but can't remember where. Would one assume correctly that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,467
Posted By krw5927
Check out Lycoming SSP-1776-4, page 1-41, Table...

Check out Lycoming SSP-1776-4, page 1-41, Table III.

https://www.lycoming.com/special-service-publication-no-1776-4
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,089
Posted By krw5927
This is the burning question I have... How in...

This is the burning question I have... How in the world are people pulling the screen and not making an unholy mess? I've come to only do this at annuals because it's so terrible, and I just did it...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-18-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 79,172
Posted By krw5927
According to Lycoming SSP-1776, the parallel...

According to Lycoming SSP-1776, the parallel valve and angle valve direct drive engines have very slightly different exhaust valve guide...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-18-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,162
Posted By krw5927
Watching this one with interest. I've never...

Watching this one with interest. I've never installed unused pins in the connector, and can't really come up with a compelling reason to do so. Eager to hear from others though.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-18-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By krw5927
I think for a carb engine that's an impressive...

I think for a carb engine that's an impressive EGT spread. CHTs seem right in line too and the numbers look good. Watch them at higher OATs and make sure they're still OK, but I'd be very happy...
Forum: Painting your RV 04-11-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,433
Posted By krw5927
I live just a couple miles down the road from...

I live just a couple miles down the road from their HQ. Won't have time this week, but next week I'd be glad to call and see if they have a sample panel I could come take a few photos of. It sounds...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,880
Posted By krw5927
Flyboys wing walk material failed for me as well...

Flyboys wing walk material failed for me as well after about 300 hours of flying. It was a bear to remove the adhesive, using copious amounts of mineral spirits and elbow grease. Replaced with...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-13-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By krw5927
Evan, I'm in a similar boat with all my legal IFR...

Evan, I'm in a similar boat with all my legal IFR nav devices in one box. If that box fails, I have an ipad running Foreflight for charts/plates and also have backup charts/plates on my Skyview. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-07-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,546
Posted By krw5927
Similar experience here. 3 affected mags (one is...

Similar experience here. 3 affected mags (one is a bench spare), purchased at different places. One wanted to charge me the full price of the distributor gear ($100) plus $50 for their labor, and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-07-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,769
Posted By krw5927
James, my Titan O-340 (9.0:1, carb) shipped in...

James, my Titan O-340 (9.0:1, carb) shipped in 2014 with 37BY's. Should I not be running those now? Why did the 9:1's stop shipping with 37BY's?

Can't say I've experienced any bad behaviors during...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,234
Posted By krw5927
I give little consideration to the SA blog,...

I give little consideration to the SA blog, coming from a company with such an awful piece of software as Data Manager.

Further, if predictions of Foreflight's doom ever do come true, I'll save...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-21-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By krw5927
Missed that! Yep, perfectly good then.

Missed that! Yep, perfectly good then.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-21-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,792
Posted By krw5927
Absent a dedicated GMU11 magnetometer, as I...

Absent a dedicated GMU11 magnetometer, as I understand it the G5 does not indicate a gyroscopic (or gyroscopic equivalent) direction. It displays GPS ground track, which is not equivalent.
Forum: COMM 02-20-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,222
Posted By krw5927
Keith, what Charlie says here is exactly what I...

Keith, what Charlie says here is exactly what I did. Been working great and noise-free for hundreds of hours.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-13-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,004
Posted By krw5927
Ed, we worked with Jonathan McCormick at...

Ed, we worked with Jonathan McCormick at Planeschemer. He took a few very rough ideas my wife and I had, presented some unique options, and we went from there through a few rounds of refinement. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-13-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,604
Posted By krw5927
Coming from an RV-9A owner who just took his...

Coming from an RV-9A owner who just took his first RV-12 ride yesterday, this is definitely true. The additional visibility afforded by the 12 is very nice.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-12-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,004
Posted By krw5927
Thanks for taking these photos, Doug! It was a...

Thanks for taking these photos, Doug! It was a pleasure meeting you and the gang today for lunch at Hard 8!

Many thanks to my wonderful and creative wife Heather for the design inspiration, to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-03-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,922
Posted By krw5927
Ron, you probably wrote "AC 90.116-9B", not...

Ron, you probably wrote "AC 90.116-9B", not "-98". AC 90.116 is the Advisory Circular on the Additional Pilot Program (guessing you took advantage of this since there are notes as such in your...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-01-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,343
Posted By krw5927
Is there an easy path to upgrade from Skyview? ...

Is there an easy path to upgrade from Skyview? Could it be as simple as switching out screens (and maybe having to find a different backup battery solution)?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-16-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,085
Posted By krw5927
I'm familiar one particular difference in the...

I'm familiar one particular difference in the area of ADSB.

If you're running Foreflight on an ipad, Dynon doesn't currently pass FIS-B/TIS-B data from its ADSB-470 or ADSB-472 receiver to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By krw5927
I had a similar problem (apparent failure) with 2...

I had a similar problem (apparent failure) with 2 or 3 of my Dynon probes now. All were fixed by using my connector crimp tool to simply crimp over the existing factory crimp on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,263
Posted By krw5927
To answer that question I would need more data. ...

To answer that question I would need more data. Perhaps you can help.

Is the aft fuselage bulkhead, to which the tie down ring fitting is installed, sized for tail strike loads? Additionally, do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,263
Posted By krw5927
Is this published somewhere, Bruce? This is not...

Is this published somewhere, Bruce? This is not one I've seen before.

My tiedown rings live in an on-board tool bag unless actually tying down somewhere.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,397
Posted By krw5927
WOW! Absolutely speechless! What an amazing set...

WOW! Absolutely speechless! What an amazing set of features. Especially impressed with the cooperation on the Garmin G5, crossing the boundaries of competition for the sake of safety.

I feel like...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-04-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,428
Posted By krw5927
If you have a Vetterman crossover exhaust, you...

If you have a Vetterman crossover exhaust, you might consider contacting them about a muffler exhaust. I have their muffler system, and the cabin heat muff surrounds the muffler and is generally...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-19-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By krw5927
I've had a similar cheap antenna on my G5 for a...

I've had a similar cheap antenna on my G5 for a hundred or so hours now without a single issue.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By krw5927
Kilroy, sent you a PM.

Kilroy, sent you a PM.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 20,135
Posted By krw5927
I'm not sure I understand what a LODA has to do...

I'm not sure I understand what a LODA has to do with a CFI giving you instruction in an aircraft you (not he) owns? You're not renting his aircraft, so why is a LODA relevant at all?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-21-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 847
Posted By krw5927
reviews not much...

reviews not much better:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07H2X541K

seems a little better and a good number of reviews:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07CV7TBR7/
Forum: Rocket 11-21-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,958
Posted By krw5927
How much do the repairs cost when you land and...

How much do the repairs cost when you land and stop an F-16 in under 1500'?
Forum: Safety 11-16-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 25,245
Posted By krw5927
ADSB

Aren't users of UAT allowed to use "anonymized" mode? How will this help identify individual aircraft?
Forum: Safety 11-13-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,663
Posted By krw5927
Are you affiliated with this company? At $79/yr...

Are you affiliated with this company? At $79/yr subscription for weather, it seems a bit spendy (and no free trial period that I could find). Skew-T's are available free elsewhere. Can you tell us...
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