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Forum: Autopilots 04-10-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By dpansier
Thanks Andrew, I will check items you mentioned.

Thanks Andrew, I will check items you mentioned.
Forum: Autopilots 04-09-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By dpansier
Trutrak autopilot problem

My Trutrak autopilot roll servo has gone into the stick shaker mode, I didn’t know this was an option.

Anyone have any ideas on what would cause this?
Video of the servo here: ...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-27-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By dpansier
Hello Mitch, Sent you a PM on the control...

Hello Mitch,
Sent you a PM on the control lock.
Thanks
Forum: ADS-B 03-23-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,553
Posted By dpansier
I’m surprised, this will even track Air Force...

I’m surprised, this will even track Air Force One.
https://globe.adsbexchange.com
Forum: Safety 03-22-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,262
Posted By dpansier
Reference the "Waddington Effect"

Reference the "Waddington Effect"
Forum: Tools 03-17-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,524
Posted By dpansier
If you plan to attend Oshkosh this year, stop in...

If you plan to attend Oshkosh this year, stop in at the Lincoln and Miller booth and check on the show demo machines. Several years ago I purchased a Miller Dynasty 200 DX that was used as a demo...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-10-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By dpansier
This may help

This may help
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-03-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,442
Posted By dpansier
My instructor in High School Drafting class had...

My instructor in High School Drafting class had us visualize rinsing a dish under a water facet, "all drawings you make in this class will be laid out this way.”

We all could relate to this method...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-18-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,508
Posted By dpansier
The ANL Fuse data indicates little difference...

The ANL Fuse data indicates little difference between the ANL60 and ANL80 amp fuse, both will require a very high current event to fail.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-10-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,748
Posted By dpansier
Question: Would an angle similar to Carl’s...

Question: Would an angle similar to Carl’s extending between the bulkheads and pro-sealed to the internal fuselage surface solve the oil canning issue?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-06-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,019
Posted By dpansier
Spruce has the part listed as P/N 07-17968 linked...

Spruce has the part listed as P/N 07-17968 linked here: https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/pnpages/07-17968.php
Photo of the part received
Forum: ADS-B 01-30-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By dpansier
My website needs updating and I'm not a website...

My website needs updating and I'm not a website guy,:confused: the antenna you have will perform well on both 978 and 1090 MHz.
The antenna spec’s are well within the requirements of Garmin and the...
Forum: Southeast 01-22-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By dpansier
Contact Jody, he is in the ATL...

Contact Jody, he is in the ATL area.

https://www.weldingtipsandtricks.com/Jody.html
Forum: RV-14 01-05-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,976
Posted By dpansier
He had lazy feet, the ball did not stay not...

He had lazy feet, the ball did not stay not centered :D
Forum: Painting your RV 12-29-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,822
Posted By dpansier
I also used SPI Epoxy and Universal Clear, went...

I also used SPI Epoxy and Universal Clear, went with PPG DBC base as SPI did not offer the colors.
I used SPI Epoxy and Clear on a number of other non aircraft projects with great success. Very...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-25-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By dpansier
3/8-16 pulley taps are available on ebay for...

3/8-16 pulley taps are available on ebay for <$25.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-24-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By dpansier
Mickey, Please provide a few photos and detail...

Mickey,
Please provide a few photos and detail the effectiveness of your exhaust deflectors.
Thanks
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,447
Posted By dpansier
Drawing shows the rotator attaching to the four...

Drawing shows the rotator attaching to the four engine mount bolts, I did deviate from my drawing and welded small tabs (.125” x 1.5” flat stock) to the 2" x 2" angle to widen about 1” as the angles...
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,447
Posted By dpansier
A bit more involved than the Harbor Freight...

A bit more involved than the Harbor Freight engine unit but it allowed completing the underside of the engine and painting of the fuselage.
Constructed from one 4 x 8 sheet of plywood and two fixed...
Forum: RV-14 11-23-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,023
Posted By dpansier
Please post a photo of the damaged area, this...

Please post a photo of the damaged area, this will help with suggestions for a possible repair.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-14-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,570
Posted By dpansier
I have no pictures to show but have thought about...

I have no pictures to show but have thought about sealing the flap push rods similar to how the aileron push rods are sealed entering the fuselage.
A sewed fabric hood attached with Goop to the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-12-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By dpansier
I built an On Speed and installed it during my...

I built an On Speed and installed it during my last condition inspection, spent 2 evenings building up the board and several hours installing the box in the plane. I am by no means an expert on the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-09-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,734
Posted By dpansier
The concentricity testing method shown assumes...

The concentricity testing method shown assumes the gear pitch diameter is concentric with the gear blank OD, this may not be the case, it should be checked by the pin method. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-08-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,734
Posted By dpansier
A few thoughts on what could cause this: The...

A few thoughts on what could cause this:

The pitch diameter of one of the gears not concentric with the bore.
One of the gear shafts has runout.
Improper gear lash.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-02-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By dpansier
Can the angle be mounted on the top and bottom of...

Can the angle be mounted on the top and bottom of the rack?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-02-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By dpansier
With only one rack mounted radio this method may...

With only one rack mounted radio this method may be overkill but it is definitely rigid.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-29-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,077
Posted By dpansier
Info on the brush hone is in this...

Info on the brush hone is in this thread.

https://vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=1359647
Forum: COMM 10-28-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By dpansier
Take a look at a DTMF tone generator ...

Take a look at a DTMF tone generator (http://www.ebay.com/itm/1X-Keypad-DTMF-Tone-Generator-KIT-4x4-matrix-With-4X4-KEYPAD/303620187616?hash=item46b12c65e0:g:hJoAAOSw24hck~bN)it is low cost and has...
Forum: RV-14 10-24-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,174
Posted By dpansier
RG-58 and RG-400 are two popular choices, RG-58...

RG-58 and RG-400 are two popular choices, RG-58 was used in thousands of Cessna and Piper aircraft with many still flying 50 years later with the original coax.
Rg-400 is a higher quality, premium...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-24-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,685
Posted By dpansier
Intercoat clear, which is a clear base coat,...

Intercoat clear, which is a clear base coat, allows the opportunity to reset the clock if you time out and also works well to seal tape edges and prevent bleed.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-19-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,949
Posted By dpansier
Some on VAF are using the K&P Engineering oil...

Some on VAF are using the K&P Engineering oil filter.

https://kandpengineering.com
Forum: Autopilots 10-16-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,242
Posted By dpansier
The 2" xCruze 100 just became available in stock...

The 2" xCruze 100 just became available in stock at Aircraft spruce P/N 11-17916 price is ~ 750 for the control head only.
Forum: Autopilots 10-16-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,242
Posted By dpansier
"While there are some products that we cannot...

"While there are some products that we cannot continue support, those issues existed for TT as well. We just can't get parts for many of the early products anymore. We have recently approved an...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-03-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,128
Posted By dpansier
Appears to be a 1 2 3 gauge block, these blocks...

Appears to be a 1 2 3 gauge block, these blocks are used in machine shop activities.
In this case it is being used to hold the wires in position.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-16-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,418
Posted By dpansier
Identify counterfeit Denso plugs

Identify counterfeit Denso plugs
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-15-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,418
Posted By dpansier
Thanks for clearing up the adapter issue. I did...

Thanks for clearing up the adapter issue.
I did locate some Denso plugs, hope they are real thing as chatter on the car forums say counterfeit Denso plugs are very common.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-14-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,418
Posted By dpansier
Adapters on the way to Bob Hill (rhill)

Adapters on the way to Bob Hill (rhill)
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-14-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,418
Posted By dpansier
Thanks for the info Carl, Looks like I screwed up...

Thanks for the info Carl,
Looks like I screwed up and have a set (4) of the SR adapters, they are 3/4” overall length.
If anyone needs a set they can have them for a $25. donation to VAF, I will pick...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-14-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,418
Posted By dpansier
Spark plug adapters

Spark plug and adapter question for the engine experts:

I have a Barrett IO-390 using REB37E plugs with a 13/16” reach.
Converting to 14mm auto plugs would require an adapter how long?
Forum: Autopilots 09-12-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,755
Posted By dpansier
Thanks for assistance with this problem. I’m a...

Thanks for assistance with this problem.

I’m a bit reluctant to install a BK product as they were one of the reasons I left the certificated world, hopefully they solved their issues.

The panel...
Forum: Autopilots 09-12-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,755
Posted By dpansier
AFS Pilot Replacement

Following in the OP footsteps and purchased my electronics way too soon.

Have a AFS Pilot unit that is unable to hold a heading but the altitude is rock solid.
Trouble shooting I swapped the servos,...
Forum: Tools 09-10-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,581
Posted By dpansier
Rear spar drill jig

Rear spar drill jig uses standard drill bushings and insures a straight and true hole.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-10-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 559,445
Posted By dpansier
Thanks Vlad, I painted it myself in my garage,...

Thanks Vlad,
I painted it myself in my garage, probably would never do that again.
I envy good painters, especially one's that can put out a good product and make a profit doing it. Looks like it...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-10-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 559,445
Posted By dpansier
After a 10+ year build

After a 10+ year build
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 19,067
Posted By dpansier
Thanks Paul, Looks like I have the wrong rivets...

Thanks Paul,
Looks like I have the wrong rivets and my punishment will be a trip into the
long and narrow.:eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 19,067
Posted By dpansier
Correct rivet for static port?

I did several 4 course speed runs to confirm my airspeed calibration and found it to be 7 kts lower than the GPS calculations.

I used a standard pulled rivet for the static port and am wondering if...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-02-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,293
Posted By dpansier
Thanks Scott, I appreciate the info.............I...

Thanks Scott,
I appreciate the info.............I won't call customer service and get you in trouble.;)
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-01-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,293
Posted By dpansier
Scott, Please expand on this feature, I have it...

Scott,
Please expand on this feature, I have it on my CQ1 but have not used it.
Thanks
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-15-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
EFB
Views: 918
Posted By dpansier
Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-15-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
EFB
Views: 918
Posted By dpansier
EFB

Do any of the EFB, ForeFlight and the like, have audio traffic call outs?

If so, can they be Bluetooth’d to the intercom?
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-12-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,744
Posted By dpansier
Photos of Hartzell P/N 11-1043 Plane Power...

Photos of Hartzell P/N 11-1043 Plane Power Regulator, Aircraft Spruce P/N 07-17968 $80.75
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-08-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,299
Posted By dpansier
Spent some time at KI Sawyer back in the early...

Spent some time at KI Sawyer back in the early 70’s and enjoyed many visits to Sugarloaf Mt.
Parked just South of the Mt were 25 - 30 retired Soo Line Steam Locomotives and related equipment from the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-07-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,253
Posted By dpansier
Aircraft Spruce has the fuel...

Aircraft Spruce has the fuel mat.
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/pages/ps/wingmat/avgastophole.php
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-04-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,389
Posted By dpansier
O Rings work great

O Rings work great
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 520,965
Posted By dpansier
[QUOTE I feel like this is a really weak...

[QUOTE I feel like this is a really weak patent. I would have thought that a car stereo with a removable control panel on the front (theft deterrent) would be prior art that would invalidate this...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-26-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,912
Posted By dpansier
Try...

Try this

https://patents.google.com/patent/US3750986A/en?oq=3750986
Forum: RV-14 07-26-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 37,905
Posted By dpansier
I got a look at a Cirrus SR20 with the IO-390, it...

I got a look at a Cirrus SR20 with the IO-390, it has a 5” duct to a very large oil cooler. Unable to locate any info / PN on the cooler but did get a few photos.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 520,965
Posted By dpansier
Steve, Based on your comments it appears that...

Steve,

Based on your comments it appears that you have not been involved with this type of litigation.

Are you prepared to give up 12 to 18 months where you spend 100% of your time responding to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 520,965
Posted By dpansier
I would spend some time reviewing this.

I would spend some time reviewing this.
Forum: COMM 07-07-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,630
Posted By dpansier
Not quite what your looking for but the same...

Not quite what your looking for but the same concept.
Yaesu microphone interface.

I plan to build one for my FT-817 with a small 3 element 432 MHz yagi bolted in the tie down thread.
Would be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,322
Posted By dpansier
Several years ago Kitplanes had a great article...

Several years ago Kitplanes had a great article on constructing a DIY Oxygen system.

https://www.kitplanes.com/homebuilt-o2/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,658
Posted By dpansier
I used a DB-15 breakout connector as I'm not good...

I used a DB-15 breakout connector as I'm not good at laying on my back and soldering :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,784
Posted By dpansier
First solo was 3 Oct 1969 at Keesler AFB aero...

First solo was 3 Oct 1969 at Keesler AFB aero club, Capt. R.L. Sutton was my instructor.
Every Friday I would give blood to the bank near the main gate and receive $15, this paid for 1 hour of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-30-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,122
Posted By dpansier
Served a year in Thule Greenland, Heineken was $1...

Served a year in Thule Greenland, Heineken was $1 a six pack at the BX.
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