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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-12-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By wnplt
Itís a floating caliper and should be slightly...

Itís a floating caliper and should be slightly loose.
Forum: Autopilots 04-12-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By wnplt
TruTrak has a auto trim servo test. Maybe itís...

TruTrak has a auto trim servo test. Maybe itís the same.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-12-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,837
Posted By wnplt
I would lap it with a hose and clamp on the hose...

I would lap it with a hose and clamp on the hose and pull on the hose as you lap. Iíve lapped that way with good results.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,155
Posted By wnplt
I have that one by flight line. Itís awesome in...

I have that one by flight line. Itís awesome in every way.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-07-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,677
Posted By wnplt
I have this and it works...

I have this and it works great

https://www.aerosportproducts.com/product/rudder-trim/
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-21-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,951
Posted By wnplt
These work great. Clean with solvent and...

These work great. Clean with solvent and reuse...

https://www.flyboyaccessories.com/product-p/3401.htm
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-15-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By wnplt
Iíd be interested in knowing about the 4500 to...

Iíd be interested in knowing about the 4500 to 5400 conversion...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By wnplt
Normal. Mine does that too...

Normal. Mine does that too...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-02-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,030
Posted By wnplt
Ive had a couple hot start backfires that did...

Ive had a couple hot start backfires that did that. Now I never have the throttle full open on a hot start. I hot start with throttle closed and butterfly in servo keeps it from backfiring in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,114
Posted By wnplt
In the meantime get basic med. You will not have...

In the meantime get basic med. You will not have to deal with the FAA as long as you let your current medical lapse.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-18-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,927
Posted By wnplt
This might help

This might help
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-13-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,538
Posted By wnplt
This works...

This works great!


https://www.harborfreight.com/6-1-4-quarter-gallon-oil-extractor-46149.html
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-12-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By wnplt
I called them and they said it's not a...

I called them and they said it's not a requirement to go to the switch. I shielded mine to the rib with a solder sleeve. I have zero noise or interference.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-02-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,144
Posted By wnplt
I have these and itís like the sun came up....

I have these and itís like the sun came up. Aircraft Spruce has them.


https://aeroleds.com/products/sunspot-36-4313-landing/
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-01-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,976
Posted By wnplt
Weird, my 1996 cork gasket on my 182 is still...

Weird, my 1996 cork gasket on my 182 is still going strong.,
Forum: Autopilots 01-24-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,753
Posted By wnplt
I have auto trim and it trims the electric...

I have auto trim and it trims the electric elevator trim. Auto trim is sweet...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-17-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,205
Posted By wnplt
This has held up well. Does not yellow or get...

This has held up well. Does not yellow or get brittle.
https://www.flyboyaccessories.com/product-p/2301-0004.htm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,308
Posted By wnplt
Really really good preflight...

Really really good preflight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,191
Posted By wnplt
Iím very sorry about your friend... Best of luck...

Iím very sorry about your friend... Best of luck and better days ahead for you fine sir.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,155
Posted By wnplt
Regal RV7 $1500 for 150,000 Hull 100/1,000,000

Regal RV7

$1500 for 150,000 Hull 100/1,000,000
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-11-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,069
Posted By wnplt
I use Cleveland...

I use Cleveland...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,156
Posted By wnplt
I got my A&P last February and the FSDO interview...

I got my A&P last February and the FSDO interview was very very thorough on ensuring qualified experience. I had prior A&P apprentice experience for 5 years when I was younger and then 12 years of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,576
Posted By wnplt
Great company for...

Great company for pilots

https://www.piclife.com/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIq6by8vX26wIVsB6tBh24LwFOEAAYAiAAEgKqJfD_BwE
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-14-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,088
Posted By wnplt
Mine with the cutout and aft supports

Mine with the cutout and aft supports
Forum: Autopilots 09-01-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,800
Posted By wnplt
I have a TT coupled to advanced flight EFIS. Itís...

I have a TT coupled to advanced flight EFIS. Itís been rock solid in every respect...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,060
Posted By wnplt
Just looked at mine. Slight indent on right side...

Just looked at mine. Slight indent on right side and a slight bulge on left. Not sure if that’s just how everything lined up for the builder prior to riveting or if I have this damage the SL is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,060
Posted By wnplt
Would countersinking be an option with that skin...

Would countersinking be an option with that skin thickness?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-22-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,670
Posted By wnplt
Strange mine was missing last conditional.

Strange mine was missing last conditional.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-12-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,232
Posted By wnplt
These braces should help

These braces should help
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By wnplt
These are my serial numbers

These are my serial numbers
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By wnplt
Let me know if the fix is good if you will.

Let me know if the fix is good if you will.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By wnplt
Yes these are brand new. Iím finding out others...

Yes these are brand new. Iím finding out others are having same problem with latest version.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By wnplt
Bose A20 question

I recently bought two Bose A20 headsets. Iím getting almost a warble or bubbly sound when the headset is on and inflight only. Iíve tried them both in two separate planes with the same effect. I have...
Forum: Autopilots 06-28-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,104
Posted By wnplt
If not I see them for sale on here often. I have...

If not I see them for sale on here often. I have one and really like it. Was thinking one time about changing it to a AV-20 but heard some scary things about the AHRS in them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,428
Posted By wnplt
The older the repair the less cost impact....

The older the repair the less cost impact. Essentially the repair has proved itself.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-27-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,246
Posted By wnplt
Check your vernatherm. My buddy had very hot oil...

Check your vernatherm. My buddy had very hot oil temps. Replaced the Vern and all was normal.
Forum: Northwest 05-10-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,577
Posted By wnplt
Doesn?t get any better than Johnson...

Doesn?t get any better than Johnson Creek...

Daily air show
Hiking to the hot springs bath tub
Hike to the old mine building
Taking courtesy car into yellow pine
Ice cream truck comes by
Wade in...
Forum: GPS 04-30-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,059
Posted By wnplt
It would very well

It would very well
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By wnplt
Please read up on it if you?ve never been there....

Please read up on it if you?ve never been there. I live in Idaho and go there a lot... too many flatlanders come over and ball up their planes. If you remember anything... Don?t fly directly over the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By wnplt
I second AeroLeds. I have the pulsar and tail...

I second AeroLeds. I have the pulsar and tail lights...
Forum: Tools 03-30-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,335
Posted By wnplt
Works Awesome!

Works Awesome!
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-19-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By wnplt
My right does the same thing...

My right does the same thing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,708
Posted By wnplt
From my A&P Mechanic Oral... Plexiglass should...

From my A&P Mechanic Oral...

Plexiglass should be backed with wood and the feed slowed as the drill point breaks through the underside of the sheet. A drill bit should be modified to a 60 degree tip...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By wnplt
I?m looking at that in the future. Can we get...

I?m looking at that in the future. Can we get some pictures?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By wnplt
Nice! Good to hear...

Nice! Good to hear...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,939
Posted By wnplt
My TT is solid in both axis.

My TT is solid in both axis.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-03-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,034
Posted By wnplt
Let?s see it...🤣

Let?s see it...🤣
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-02-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,639
Posted By wnplt
I have JD its awesome

I have JD its awesome
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-01-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 668
Posted By wnplt
They will just go slow and easy. It will come...

They will just go slow and easy. It will come out. Might have to slightly squeeze it too...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,892
Posted By wnplt
Me too... Builder did a wonderful job on 4 panels...

Me too... Builder did a wonderful job on 4 panels across the top. Can?t remember the last time I had to go underneath the panel...
Forum: ADS-B 02-25-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,782
Posted By wnplt
I have the MUX setup and it?s a sweet deal.

I have the MUX setup and it?s a sweet deal.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By wnplt
It?s so awesome! Dumping FF soon. Hey Garmin we...

It?s so awesome! Dumping FF soon. Hey Garmin we want VNAV like the 796 and 660...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-14-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,570
Posted By wnplt
Don?t you need a Flightstream 510 for the 625

Don?t you need a Flightstream 510 for the 625
Forum: GPS 02-09-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,405
Posted By wnplt
I?m a Garmin guy but played with an IFD and was...

I?m a Garmin guy but played with an IFD and was way impressed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By wnplt
Okay my Op Limits say this with nothing recorded...

Okay my Op Limits say this with nothing recorded in the blanks...

16. This aircraft may conduct aerobatic flight in accordance with the provisions of 14 CFR 91.303. Aerobatics must not be attempted...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By wnplt
Aerobatic Question

Looking for insight on my RV7. I purchased from a builder a couple years ago and was reviewing ops limitation and logbook but could not find where builder logged aerobatic maneuvers performed. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By wnplt
Find a good auto clear bra guy. Mine had to be...

Find a good auto clear bra guy. Mine had to be cut in sections but worked a looked awesome.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-09-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,185
Posted By wnplt
I have brand new cylinders that look just like...

I have brand new cylinders that look just like that on a O-200-A with the oil and some slight scoring too. I?m not worried because we replaced the jugs once before over borescope pictures and it...
Forum: Autopilots 01-03-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,389
Posted By wnplt
Andrew... I have both an RV7 with TT and a 182...

Andrew... I have both an RV7 with TT and a 182 with Vizion TT/Aspen. I?m getting 10 degree overshoots in the 182 when in TT track mode and Aspen HDG/GPSS mode. It?s solid when using the src switch...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,293
Posted By wnplt
I negotiated a price with the builder sight...

I negotiated a price with the builder sight unseen. Then when I saw how beautiful the build was I gave him another 2 grand. I had been looking and saw a lot of horrible builds for a lot of money.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By wnplt
I would like to know...

I would like to know...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,266
Posted By wnplt
Go with the A36 but be ready to have a hard time...

Go with the A36 but be ready to have a hard time getting insurance. If you do it will be very expensive. Best to get a 172 and an instrument rating.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,848
Posted By wnplt
Scared myself doing a full power pre inspection...

Scared myself doing a full power pre inspection run up. Tail will float up. Not good. Lesson learned tie down tail. I reacted fast and got the tail back down. Glad I was heads up...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-21-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,204
Posted By wnplt
Have this and it has springs that pull you rudder...

Have this and it has springs that pull you rudder cables tight...and you get rudder trim.

http://www.aerosportproducts.com/product/rudder-trim/
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