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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By Slowpoke
Recommend/suggest DAR

I am at the point I need a DAR. I am in the Antelope Valley in California at (1CL2). Can anyone give me a suggestion of someone that is working this neighborhood?

Adam
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-23-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 778
Posted By Slowpoke
Garmin G3X Touch Assistance

I am looking for someone in the southern California area that can finish wiring a Garmin G3X touch system in a Harmon Rocket II. The aircraft is not put together yet.

Adam
Forum: Rocket 12-19-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,288
Posted By Slowpoke
We added electric seat heaters to ours front and...

We added electric seat heaters to ours front and back, it helped my wife deal with the cold, I do not complain either. We purchased them through amazon.
Forum: Autopilots 12-17-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,350
Posted By Slowpoke
Thank you for the info Steve, I was hoping that...

Thank you for the info Steve, I was hoping that was not the case, because I installed it as you described.

I am having a issue though, the roll servo LED is a steady green and the pitch LED is a...
Forum: Autopilots 12-17-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 18,350
Posted By Slowpoke
a little more help

So if I understand this correctly if you are terminating at the servo you jumper pins #3 and #4 and you install a 120 ohm resistor at the end of the can bus?

Or you install a 120 ohm resister as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,806
Posted By Slowpoke
I am using a oil pan heater for a tractor on my...

I am using a oil pan heater for a tractor on my oil sump, same as the E-Z heat set up. Works great, purchased from Amazon. I use a simple timer that turns it on 3 hrs before I want to go. if you...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-02-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 28,453
Posted By Slowpoke
I found some time to do some testing with one of...

I found some time to do some testing with one of Ross's CPI units installed.

A couple of issues I was having prior to installing this ignition was, starting kick back, running lean of peak and the...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-06-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,922
Posted By Slowpoke
I want one, very nice work Ross!!

I want one, very nice work Ross!!
Forum: RV-10 01-11-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,765
Posted By Slowpoke
It is all up to the person building and their...

It is all up to the person building and their mission. I size does not fit all, be happy for each other and what you have in common.
Forum: RV-10 01-11-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,765
Posted By Slowpoke
My reason for going with the angle valve was the...

My reason for going with the angle valve was the engine was available and more hp on lower compression. Cruise most likely will not be much more, if I feel like paying for it, should climb better. A...
Forum: RV-10 01-10-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,765
Posted By Slowpoke
Gary, I am waiting to weigh the engine to see...

Gary, I am waiting to weigh the engine to see where I will be and then go from there. The engine will not have slot of the original equipment on it. The weight will be less, but will it be close to a...
Forum: RV-10 01-10-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,765
Posted By Slowpoke
I am currently building a 10, I have built a...

I am currently building a 10, I have built a LYCOMING IO 540 K1A5 for it as well. This is a angle valve 540 out of a Cherrokee six and was rated at 300 hp stock. I was looking for more hp than 260...
Forum: RV-10 01-09-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,765
Posted By Slowpoke
We have two clean Rockets on our airport, one has...

We have two clean Rockets on our airport, one has a stock 260 hp, the other is a performance build stamped 310 hp. You would not be able to say one had more hp over the other. I read a good article...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-08-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 28,453
Posted By Slowpoke
Hello all, Mike (Toobuilder) help me complete my...

Hello all,
Mike (Toobuilder) help me complete my install on my Rocket last weekend. I had enough time to get a quick test flight in before dark, she ran smooth. I was having issues getting her to...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-08-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,127
Posted By Slowpoke
Nice guys at Emag, but I quit holding my breath.

Nice guys at Emag, but I quit holding my breath.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-20-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,707
Posted By Slowpoke
David, this is the unit I used, sorry but I have...

David, this is the unit I used, sorry but I have not learned how to get an image on a post yet..

DROK® 12A/100W 4.5-30V to 0.8-30V DC Buck Volt Converter Step Down 12V Car Power Supply Voltage...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-20-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,707
Posted By Slowpoke
I bought a adjustable regulator from Amazon for...

I bought a adjustable regulator from Amazon for $13. It is working great.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-20-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,707
Posted By Slowpoke
The newer versions of these lights will not take...

The newer versions of these lights will not take more than 11 volts. Regulate the power to the light and all will be good. I learned this the hard way.
Forum: Autopilots 06-06-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,216
Posted By Slowpoke
Mike, Thanks for bring this issue up, as you...

Mike,

Thanks for bring this issue up, as you know I am having the same issues. I look forward to Dynon's software update!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,786
Posted By Slowpoke
My wife was on her way to SnF last year when she...

My wife was on her way to SnF last year when she had a problem with her Zulu 2, I called Lightspeed and asked for help. Lightspeed contacted one of there venders along my wife's path, all she had to...
Forum: Autopilots 04-09-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,480
Posted By Slowpoke
Dynon went thru the servos and repair both of...

Dynon went thru the servos and repair both of them. I called to ask what the repair consisted of and Mike said they replaced the electrical boards. I reinstalled the units and they are working as...
Forum: Autopilots 03-26-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,480
Posted By Slowpoke
I checked that and Dynon had me check for that...

I checked that and Dynon had me check for that issue as well, but that was not it. I am puzzled.
Forum: Autopilots 03-26-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,480
Posted By Slowpoke
Unhappy Dynon auto pilot

I have had issues with my auto pilot since I put it into operation. I am using a D-10A with SV32's for both pitch and Roll. This will be the second time the servos have been shipped back to Dynon...
Forum: RV-10 01-06-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,489
Posted By Slowpoke
Miles, A polished plane is beautiful, but that...

Miles,

A polished plane is beautiful, but that is a lot of work in its self.

The wife and I would like to see your 7, is it at the airport?
Forum: RV-10 01-06-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,489
Posted By Slowpoke
I would not be happy if I spent all that time to...

I would not be happy if I spent all that time to prime and then it falls off. I am looking into some two part epoxy primers, we will want her to last as long as possible so we can hand it down to the...
Forum: RV-10 01-06-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,489
Posted By Slowpoke
Hi Rocketman, Usually you need to top coat within...

Hi Rocketman,
Usually you need to top coat within a certain time frame so you don't have to scuff the surface for adhesion, I would not think that you would need to remove it all. 4 hours is a very...
Forum: RV-10 01-05-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,489
Posted By Slowpoke
Lots of great information, we have decided that...

Lots of great information, we have decided that we are going to prime the interior before we start building. We will remove the plastic and prime each exterior piece as we finish. That is sad to...
Forum: RV-10 01-05-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,489
Posted By Slowpoke
Thanks Everybody, we are very excited. We are...

Thanks Everybody, we are very excited.

We are now trying to make up our mind if we want to prime or not. From what I read it seems to be very up in the air which way to go, personal preference. We...
Forum: RV-10 01-05-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,489
Posted By Slowpoke
New RV-10 for the wife!!

Hi All,

We just received our RV-10 emp/cone kit this week. We inventoried yesterday and we are setting up the shop to get started. The wife (Dana) is getting nervous. This will be our first build...
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