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Forum: Job Board 08-16-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,939
Posted By Plummit
No card no problem. I can direct you where to go...

No card no problem. I can direct you where to go in Huntington Park Kalifornia...:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,816
Posted By Plummit
Sure does seem like a lot of $$$ to use...

Sure does seem like a lot of $$$ to use Porta-Potties and save 10% on your Aircraft Spruce order....

-Marc
Forum: GPS 08-12-2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By Plummit
I received an email from Seattle Avionics on Aug...

I received an email from Seattle Avionics on Aug 5th that the Aug 11th Chart Data was available. If you are downloading from Flygarmin.com it may be different.

-Marc
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-07-2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By Plummit
Ditto. It's stupid easy and takes longer to get...

Ditto. It's stupid easy and takes longer to get the tools out than to do the job.

-Marc
Forum: Safety 08-04-2022, 04:27 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,808
Posted By Plummit
That would be yet another way to secure the...

That would be yet another way to secure the rudder. Centered, and the A/C pointed into the wind, would make sense, but you never know which way the wind will come from in the case of a gust front or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,007
Posted By Plummit
You probably need a 110, right? -Marc

You probably need a 110, right?

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,570
Posted By Plummit
Don't forget to bring that replacement rudder! ...

Don't forget to bring that replacement rudder! :eek:

Ducking and running....

-Marc
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-02-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,448
Posted By Plummit
Is there a part number for the constant tension...

Is there a part number for the constant tension clamps?

-Marc
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-30-2022, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Plummit
I have a 10-59E brake caliper for an RV-10. This...

I have a 10-59E brake caliper for an RV-10. This was the original brake that was used on the first edition. Vans upgraded to Grove brakes later.

-Marc
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-30-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Plummit
I may have one. I'll check the hangar later...

I may have one. I'll check the hangar later today.

-Marc
Forum: Job Board 07-30-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,939
Posted By Plummit
If I was flying commercial, I'd much rather have...

If I was flying commercial, I'd much rather have a crew up front that has RV time and experience.

-Marc
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-30-2022, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Plummit
The -109 filter will work in place of the -108 if...

The -109 filter will work in place of the -108 if you have enough room. I may have an extra -109 if you are interested.

-Marc
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-28-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,308
Posted By Plummit
I've never had any damage from parking at either...

I've never had any damage from parking at either Osh or SnF. Of course that may be because I've never flown my plane into KNOWN hazardous areas and tied down.... Every year I read these reports and...
Forum: Tools 07-27-2022, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,230
Posted By Plummit
I wasn't thrilled

...With the few things I ordered. The tools worked as advertised but it was impossible to get questions answered as the help there didn't have basic mechanical knowledge. Overall I'd give them a...
Forum: ADS-B 07-26-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By Plummit
FYI, The GDL 88 will do out (UAT) and "in" on the...

FYI, The GDL 88 will do out (UAT) and "in" on the screen. You don't need anything else.

-Marc
Forum: California 07-26-2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By Plummit
If you still haven't got this resolved, let me...

If you still haven't got this resolved, let me know and I can fly out to you with anything you need.

-Marc
marcwhis at gmail
Forum: RV-10 07-20-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By Plummit
What did that change do to your oil temp? -Marc

What did that change do to your oil temp?

-Marc
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-20-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By Plummit
Thanks Tim, I searched for that thread but didn't...

Thanks Tim, I searched for that thread but didn't find it. My Rapco brakes looked identical so I change to APS last year. We'll see how they hold up.

-Marc
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-19-2022, 05:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,594
Posted By Plummit
Bose specifically says to NOT use any battery...

Bose specifically says to NOT use any battery chemistry other than NiCad. Their battery headsets are designed to use only NiCads and I've been told by them that the rechargeable batteries can damage...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-18-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Plummit
Never mind the cost of breakfast, how much is the...

Never mind the cost of breakfast, how much is the fuel??? :cool:

-Marc
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-18-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,594
Posted By Plummit
Yes, if you happen to notice the color change. ...

Yes, if you happen to notice the color change. The problem I have had was that when you first turn it on, it's green. Only have a bit of use does it change colors, and I just don't check it again...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-17-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By Plummit
Don't bring that polluter to Kalifornia... The...

Don't bring that polluter to Kalifornia... The A.Q.M.D. and California Air Resources Board (CARB) win you out of town on rails! :D

-Marc
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-17-2022, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By Plummit
The Rapco linings seem to crack and look like...

The Rapco linings seem to crack and look like they are falling apart even though the thickness is still there. I'll see if I have some old linings in the hangar and post pics. Someone else posted...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-16-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By Plummit
I haven't been thrilled with Rapco linings. I...

I haven't been thrilled with Rapco linings. I recommend the APS brakes.

-Marc
Forum: California 07-15-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Plummit
My -10 is at Long Beach so you are welcome to try...

My -10 is at Long Beach so you are welcome to try that on for size.

-Marc
marcwhis at gmail
Forum: California 07-12-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Plummit
I suggest Using the Hollywood Park route through...

I suggest Using the Hollywood Park route through the LAX Bravo airspace. If you use the Special Flight Rules transition you will have to pick up flight following again on the South side. With the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-22-2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By Plummit
Hmmm.... That sender looks familiar.... ...

Hmmm.... That sender looks familiar.... :rolleyes:

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,618
Posted By Plummit
Turned over the clock

Made a breakfast run to KCMA this morning but the restaurant was closed with a sewer stoppage, so we flew over to Santa Paula for food. On the way home we watched as the Hobbs turned over the first...
Forum: RV-10 06-14-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,793
Posted By Plummit
Congrats on the first flight! Is it too early to...

Congrats on the first flight! Is it too early to talk price? <grin>

-Marc
Forum: Safety 06-08-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,609
Posted By Plummit
I had new lenses installed (!) in both eyes last...

I had new lenses installed (!) in both eyes last year. I didn't want the "iffy" results they said the "all-in-one" lenses came with so I chose single vision corrected for distance. That meant I...
Forum: RV-10 06-03-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,622
Posted By Plummit
What's the oil temp on that 100 degree day...

What's the oil temp on that 100 degree day climbing that fast? The -10 divides the cooling air on the left side with Cyl #6 and the oil cooler.

-Marc
Forum: California 06-03-2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Plummit
Sean, I sent you a PM. -Marc

Sean, I sent you a PM.

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 06-01-2022, 07:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,622
Posted By Plummit
I don't have AC, but that's because the biggest...

I don't have AC, but that's because the biggest con I see is if it's so hot you need AC, then you are going to have a hard time keeping the engine temps under control, and the AC will just make that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,784
Posted By Plummit
Just to add to the diagnostic instructions, after...

Just to add to the diagnostic instructions, after you clean the engine, run it for a short time, then shut down and inspect. If you don't see the leak, do a run-up then shut down and inspect. If...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By Plummit
Good job Doug, way to go! -Marc

Good job Doug, way to go!

-Marc
Forum: Propellers 05-17-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,809
Posted By Plummit
Update

It's been a few years (2018) since I had my prop overhauled at American Propellers in Redding. Recently I noticed grease on the windscreen after flying. I decided to have the prop sealed and called...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2022, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,268
Posted By Plummit
I'm in 2-way partnership for a C-172. We have a...

I'm in 2-way partnership for a C-172. We have a joint checking account and each of us has an ATM card. We pay ourselves $100/hour by depositing the hours used into the account. If one person flies...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 05-05-2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By Plummit
My RV-10 is down right now for a prop overhaul,...

My RV-10 is down right now for a prop overhaul, but we fly over to CMA on a regular basis so we could meet up (hopefully) next week or sometime after. PM if that might work.

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 04-30-2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Plummit
Yes. If you buy the wing-walk material from Vans...

Yes. If you buy the wing-walk material from Vans it has a piece for the fairing.

-Marc
Forum: Propellers 04-21-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By Plummit
..

By all means give them a call. I found the same thing with regards to their website. It doesn't bother me too much as I didn't have a web site when I ran a business as a Plumbing Contractor. ...
Forum: Propellers 04-19-2022, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By Plummit
Santa Monica Propeller

I just found out that Santa Monica propeller will work on Aero Composite props. I'm pretty sure that when I called them in 2018 they told me "No Experimentals". They won't issue an 8130 but that's...
Forum: California 04-17-2022, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By Plummit
Yup, VFR is easy, transit the LAX Bravo via the...

Yup, VFR is easy, transit the LAX Bravo via the Hollywood park route at 9500'. Easy peeze.

-Marc
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-17-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By Plummit
I'll take it if he doesn't want it. -Marc

I'll take it if he doesn't want it.

-Marc
Forum: Tools 04-17-2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By Plummit
So it's $35 dollars to calibrate a $10 torque...

So it's $35 dollars to calibrate a $10 torque wrench that's worth maybe $2 dollars....:cool:

-Marc
Forum: Propellers 04-15-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 872
Posted By Plummit
Aero Composite Props

My Aero Composite prop is starting to sling grease (again) after doing really well since the last overhaul. I called American Propeller service to make arrangements to have it re-sealed and was told...
Forum: Tools 04-13-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Plummit
I use the Milwaukee M-12, 2460 for my rotary...

I use the Milwaukee M-12, 2460 for my rotary tool. The Dremel brand just failed too much.

-Marc
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Plummit
Wow thanks! I guess if we use it for the IBBS...

Wow thanks! I guess if we use it for the IBBS that will work, now I just need to know which pin to use for the input. I have the Schematic that Stein provided with the panel, but couldn't find the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Plummit
G-900X

I'm having n TCW IBBS battery installed in my -10. On the engine page of the 900X there is an unused display in the Electrical box that is labeled "Aux A" and the value goes from 0 to 70. I'm...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-08-2022, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By Plummit
A word about Savvy; they contract with various...

A word about Savvy; they contract with various "shops" to do the work. There is such a shop at my home field, but I haven't been real thrilled with the knowledge of the owner. In fact, this...
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 809,001
Posted By Plummit
That's fantastic Krea! Congrats on that huge...

That's fantastic Krea! Congrats on that huge milestone!

-Marc
Forum: APRS Tracking 04-05-2022, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,022
Posted By Plummit
I have both APRS and ADSB. I imaging that there...

I have both APRS and ADSB. I imaging that there may be times when one works and the other doesn't but I suspect that's when you're low and not hitting a ground station. I believe either one will...
Forum: RV-10 04-01-2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By Plummit
Will at Aerosport is pretty good about keeping in...

Will at Aerosport is pretty good about keeping in touch, so I would send him a request through the website. I do know that they are busy as I'm waiting on a new carpet kit.

-Marc
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-01-2022, 01:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,381
Posted By Plummit
Yup, that might work. Or, you can pull the tank...

Yup, that might work. Or, you can pull the tank and use the Vans repair kit and fix it right. It's just a better way to go. BTDT.

-Marc
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-31-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,386
Posted By Plummit
You can Check with Bruce Hill or ping me and I'll...

You can Check with Bruce Hill or ping me and I'll run down there to help out. I installed a "low-profile" fuel drain on my -10 and they are not rebuildable. They are cheap enough that I just swap...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-29-2022, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,468
Posted By Plummit
Look at the plans and determine how many bolts...

Look at the plans and determine how many bolts are holding the tank on. Count the removed bolts to be sure you have them all out. Then slip a piece of mylar under the skin and start working it...
Forum: RV-10 03-29-2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By Plummit
PM

Sure, shoot me a message. Ethan is probably a better contact for information about the build as he actually built his plane.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,967
Posted By Plummit
I'd be willing to bet that 99 percent of the...

I'd be willing to bet that 99 percent of the ground loops that happened were caused by pilots with a tail-wheel endorsement....

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 03-28-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By Plummit
It was my pleasure Vlad, glad you enjoyed it. ...

It was my pleasure Vlad, glad you enjoyed it. Hope the approach and landing didn't scare you too much. :D

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2022, 11:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,640
Posted By Plummit
Today I was lucky enough to take an RV-10 builder...

Today I was lucky enough to take an RV-10 builder (Vlad from Canada) for his first ride in a -10. The grin really does happen!

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By Plummit
I never expect that a canopy cover will keep...

I never expect that a canopy cover will keep moisture out. They have to make covers "breathable" so that any water that gets trapped under it can evaporate. I'm more worried about installing a...
Forum: GPS 03-26-2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,191
Posted By Plummit
the ability to spend more $$$ on Foreflight.... ...

the ability to spend more $$$ on Foreflight.... :D

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,640
Posted By Plummit
Flew to L45 for breakfast. Met up with a -6 and...

Flew to L45 for breakfast. Met up with a -6 and a 9A driver.

23917

Came home at 9500 using the Hollywood Park transition through the LAX class Bravo. Sweet!

23918

-Marc
Forum: California 03-25-2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By Plummit
We might be able to make it but I won't know til...

We might be able to make it but I won't know til later today.

-Marc
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-24-2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,647
Posted By Plummit
Exactly. It's been stated that a larger...

Exactly. It's been stated that a larger airfilter will "flow more air", but your engine will only use what it uses. To the OP's request about whether it matters,
I maintain that both airfilters...
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