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Forum: Safety 05-09-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,020
Posted By Tooch
Anti-splat

I'm surprised Allen hasn't come to the defense of his product. He puts a lot of thought into his products.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2021, 03:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,614
Posted By Tooch
So now we have the $100 shampoo run?

So now we have the $100 shampoo run?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-18-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,000
Posted By Tooch
Sold

I just watched my plane fly away without me. I will miss her.

Now onto flying my RV-10!!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-11-2021, 04:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Tooch
Have one also

I have one also. $75 and free shipping lower 48
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-11-2021, 02:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,000
Posted By Tooch
FS RV-7A

I'm selling my 7A that I have flown for the last 9 years. I love this plane but I bought an RV-10. I did not build it. IFR 2006 780hrs AF+E. Empty Weight 1050 O-360, Prince Ptip prop, Supertracks,...
Forum: GPS 03-02-2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By Tooch
760

One thing the 796 has that the 760 doesn't, is the ability to load custom made check lists. This is a feature I really enjoy in my 796.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-14-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,335
Posted By Tooch
No VOR needed

quote from Carl "If you (or a someone else) plans on getting their IFR ticket in this plane, install a GTN-650. If not but you want IFR capability, install the Garmin 175."

Please don't be so...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-28-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,303
Posted By Tooch
Comment

I am surprised Kathy from EarthX hasn't commented. She usually is right on it when there is a post here. She has a reputation of excellent service.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-20-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,334
Posted By Tooch
Hoses

I didn't build my plane. This thread has me worried. My sensors are mounted to the engine mount and I have the copper tube to both. Does anyone know where I could get the braided hoses? Good quality...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,732
Posted By Tooch
Old Glass

I have sort of a similar situation. I started out all steam with a vacuum system. I replaced the AI with a D10-A. Then I decided to get my IFR ticket and added a few things including an Trio Pro...
Forum: COMM 12-10-2020, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Tooch
Trade

Hey Jeff,
I you decide to keep your audio panel, We can trade radios. I have the non-bluetooth version. I would give you some cash along with my radio of course.

Matt
Forum: Reviews 12-08-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,019
Posted By Tooch
Fast Service

After I saw this review, I ordered mine. Shipped the same day but that may be because I did not get the edging. Website says not necessary if hung inside.

Great service.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,376
Posted By Tooch
Rototiller

I made one out of a used rototiller. I took out the blades, added some weight and a connection up front.
Forum: Reviews 12-01-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By Tooch
sealing

I am going to swap mine out this week. Is there any need for a sealant between the new eyelet and the backplate?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,294
Posted By Tooch
Turn On

Mine turn on as soon as my intercom is turned on. Headsets plugged in of course.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-07-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 19,985
Posted By Tooch
EarthX

After reading this post years ago, I have been keeping my field switch on at all times. Now I just installed an EarthX battery with way more cranking amps than my old PC680.

Question: Could the new...
Forum: Safety 07-28-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,978
Posted By Tooch
Nozzle cover

I have a tank with a pump and filter that I use to fuel my plane. I keep it in my garage but I never thought about something getting in the nozzle. This post has encouraged me to get some kind of...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-15-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,025
Posted By Tooch
That would be a good idea

That would be a good idea
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-15-2020, 05:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,025
Posted By Tooch
Mine Also

This was starting to happen to the air filter holder. I epoxied a piece of aluminium to the bottom of the air filter holder. This had to go unseen for a while to get that bad. If i was building, I...
Forum: RV-10 06-07-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,227
Posted By Tooch
IAS

Why not just find out the IAS limits of the 10 and make that known? If most other GA aircraft are reported that way, why not the RV-10? My POH on my 7 says 200kt vne. I didn't build the plane but I...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 06-02-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,748
Posted By Tooch
Ocracoke

Went to Ocracoke last Tuesday. Ate at Howard's Pub. Great eating experience.
But as mentioned, no pick up from them. They lost their electric car to hurricane Dorian.

Smacknally's was open also. We...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,828
Posted By Tooch
Portable Adars

Hey Ron,
Check this out. You could mount the Ipad over your glass for when he flies.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omnT_fITeVA
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-16-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,444
Posted By Tooch
3.5mm mixer

Hey Mike,
I used a usb powered 4 into one 3.5mm mixer. If I can find it online, I will post the link.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-12-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,468
Posted By Tooch
Battery management

Do these batteries need any other battery management like the Earth X does?
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 02-08-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,731
Posted By Tooch
No Nav

That's exactly what I did 2 years ago. I have no nav radio in my plane except a Sportys hand held
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 02-06-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,731
Posted By Tooch
Yes

I trained in my RV with no NAV radio. Only WAAS gps. I did find a DPE that was willing to do my check ride. He said the LPV down to 200 feet would be fine for the "precision" approach
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 38,588
Posted By Tooch
no pics

Yeah,
No pics for me either.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,017
Posted By Tooch
[QUOTE, so you just pulled out the little...

[QUOTE, so you just pulled out the little antenna in the back and hooked it up with an extension/adapter cable to the transponder antenna?

Yes, But I had 2 transponder antennas on the belly of my...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,017
Posted By Tooch
Glare Shield

I hated mine on the glare shield. The instructions for the GDL 50 also warn of being in excessive heat. Mine was definitely hot on the glare shield. I mounted mine under the panel and use the...
Forum: GPS 01-08-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,624
Posted By Tooch
Flightstream

You would think that they would have built the flight stream into the unit.
Forum: COMM 12-22-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By Tooch
I have had that radio installed for a few years...

I have had that radio installed for a few years now. It is my main radio and intercom with the 3D audio. Has worked flawless. Strong radio. I highly recommend
Forum: Reviews 12-11-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,032
Posted By Tooch
Iron Man

Does Iron Man own it? :D
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,028
Posted By Tooch
Very sorry. You may or may not remember me but I...

Very sorry. You may or may not remember me but I ordered a small custom fuel line from you and you treated me as if I was spending thousands of dollars.

Matt
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-26-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By Tooch
Fuel Transducer

Where do you have your fuel transducer? It is supposed to be after the mechanical fuel pump. My neighbor installed his in his RV-7 before and when the auxiliary pump is turned on at take off, his...
Forum: RV-14 11-25-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,499
Posted By Tooch
Dauntless Aviation

I used 2 apps from Dauntless aviation. IFR Groundschool and Ride ready.
I passed my written at 96%. I also called around and found an examiner that was willing to do my checkride in my RV
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,380
Posted By Tooch
pictures

Still would love to see the pictures
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,380
Posted By Tooch
Pictures aren't showing up in my browser

Pictures aren't showing up in my browser
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 27,723
Posted By Tooch
bearings

I am not a high time user but I did the mod on all my wheels about a year ago. I love it. No more packing bearings and the plane rolls so smooth.
Forum: ADS-B 09-04-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 37,787
Posted By Tooch
cable

Minimum 10 feet on the coax cable. I installed the same unit in my plane over a year ago and am very satisfied
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By Tooch
Discontinued

Garmin guy at Oshkosh told me the same thing. They are going to stop making the 796. I love mine because of the size but maybe it?s got the iPad mini as it?s competition. I have both and I love the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-20-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,458
Posted By Tooch
All wheels

I had them do all my wheels. Very smooth. No more greasing bearings!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-09-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,137
Posted By Tooch
No Nav

As I have mentioned before on this forum, I trained and took my IFR checkride in my RV. It has only a GTN 625. No Nav. The DPE said that the LPV approach down to to 200ft was good for him.

He was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,462
Posted By Tooch
It is great in sunlight, I don?t have it hooked...

It is great in sunlight, I don?t have it hooked to pitot static so can?t comment on airspeed. I use it as a AH backup
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,462
Posted By Tooch
Efis

I have the 2 inch EFIS for backup. Pretty slick
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-10-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 34,021
Posted By Tooch
Old charger

The Ultimizer did toast batteries. I have had this new one https://www.batterymart.com/p-obc-6a-odyssey-portable-charger.html for at least 4 years with no problem. I keep it plugged in most of the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-07-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By Tooch
No stations

Hey Steve,
I was with Paul when we tested out the gdl -39 on his GP app and mine. The air to air icon is lit so it seems to get that traffic but is not connecting to any ground stations. So no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,336
Posted By Tooch
on side

What happens if you mount it on it's side?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,968
Posted By Tooch
Attitude

The GDL-50 is supposed to have a faster processor that gives improved attitude information but I never really noticed the differance from my old GDL-39-3D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-20-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,704
Posted By Tooch
sensor

I had the same problem. It was my pressure sensor.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,885
Posted By Tooch
DPE

Find a different DPE. The only difference in flying an ILS verses an LPV approach down to 200 feet is the color of the line you follow.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,885
Posted By Tooch
Check Ride

I did all my IFR training and checkride in my RV. Equipped with only with the 625. If I was installing equipment now, I would go with the 175. Less expensive than the G3X 625 deal that Garmin was...
Forum: Safety 04-13-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,881
Posted By Tooch
Training

So here is a situation that I believe is common. My neighbor built a 7-A. It took him 15 yrs to complete. He did very little PIC in those 15 yrs and by the time his plane was ready for first flight,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,248
Posted By Tooch
Your going to have to change your name to Flight...

Your going to have to change your name to Flight and Build Chops. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,886
Posted By Tooch
GPS Fails

I heard all this when I decided to only have GPS IFR capability in my plane. How come nobody ever talks about radar vectors? And always have plenty of fuel so you can get to somewhere where they can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By Tooch
Ceilings

Where are you seeing 300ft ceilings? I'm flying down from Va today and the lowest ceiling I see on the route at present is 2400ft. Hope you delayed your drive.

I agree with the being uneasy flying...
Forum: GPS 03-30-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,039
Posted By Tooch
RS-232

Hi Steve,
Are there plans to make the new weather products available over the hardwired connection from my GDL-50 to my 796 in the future?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By Tooch
696

I would keep the 696 or get a 796. I have the 796 mounted right in front of me. I like having a dedicated gps and it is much more sunlight readable than my Ipad which I also take along for charts and...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-20-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,841
Posted By Tooch
side picture

Hey Anthony "Planecrazy232" Can you post a side picture of your stick installation? And do you have an issue with glare at that angle?
Forum: RV-10 03-20-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,097
Posted By Tooch
breather tube

Just a thought but why do breather tubes have to terminate in the front of the plane. Why can't a tube run through the fuselage and exit oil out the tail? Is it a fire hazard? Just thinking out loud.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-04-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,590
Posted By Tooch
internal timing

Yeah, I had the bad mags. I didn't know about the service bulletin either. for 2 years I had the hardest time starting the engine. It wasn't until I was at the Champion booth at SnF asking about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,877
Posted By Tooch
Heater

I Think that restriction is for the radiant heaters or the big tube heaters. Here is the heater I installed in my hanger on the back...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,556
Posted By Tooch
Climb prop

Just curious, How much cruse speed did your buddy with the 6 loose with his climb prop?
Forum: GPS 02-01-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,529
Posted By Tooch
796

Any plans to add these features to the 796?
Forum: COMM 01-18-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,048
Posted By Tooch
Bluetooth

Question for Steve

I wonder, would the bluetooth interfere with the bluetooth channel that I already have that my GDL-50, flightstream and 796 are on?
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