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Forum: Electrical Systems 05-04-2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By RV10Pilot
I usually get them directly from TE Connective. ...

I usually get them directly from TE Connective. They do not charge shipping on most items so it makes ordering small quantities economical.

http://te.com
Forum: RV-10 05-02-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By RV10Pilot
Build them both at the same time. Have your...

Build them both at the same time. Have your son-in-law build the wings while you build the fuselage.

Good points above, it takes up less space storing the wings vs the fuselage.
Forum: RV-10 05-02-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,403
Posted By RV10Pilot
I did not see a go around switch. Maybe it is on...

I did not see a go around switch. Maybe it is on your stick.

Do you want to leave room for a spare or future switch. Cut the hole and cap it (maybe just a pilot hole say 1/8" and capped)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By RV10Pilot
You will "need" a mechanical squeezer and a rivet...

You will "need" a mechanical squeezer and a rivet gun to build the plane. But, for the tool box practice kit I would advise that you join your local EAA chapter and work with a builder and use or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By RV10Pilot
The shelf will greatly expand the flexibility in...

The shelf will greatly expand the flexibility in where you mount all the remote boxes. If I were to do it again I would use the shelf. Check with Dynon, they may be coming out with a updated shelf....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By RV10Pilot
The dynon cannot feed ADSB traffic and weather to...

The dynon cannot feed ADSB traffic and weather to the IFD. It cannot feed fuel flow, at least not directly from the skyview system.

I have a HDX system and an IFD 440. Having a map on a large 10"...
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-01-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By RV10Pilot
GRT has a VDO 0-30 psi fuel pressure sensor, but...

GRT has a VDO 0-30 psi fuel pressure sensor, but it is a 2 wire sensor.
https://grtavionics.com/product-category/eis-probes/pressure-sensors/
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 05-01-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By RV10Pilot
Or you could use a fan cover like this.

Or you could use a fan cover like this.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By RV10Pilot
The UMPCO MS9365-11 is a flat bracket that was...

The UMPCO MS9365-11 is a flat bracket that was bent by the builder. Here is the data sheet. https://www.alldatasheet.com/datasheet-pdf/pdf/1171538/UMPCO/MS9365-11.html You could contat UMPCO and...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-28-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 54,806
Posted By RV10Pilot
Based on my operating limitations (you should...

Based on my operating limitations (you should verify that yours are the same) it specifies who can do the condition inspection and the scope of the condition inspection.

... it has had a condition...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By RV10Pilot
Here is a good video on the oil relief valve...

Here is a good video on the oil relief valve https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXkx5Ej-WHI

And here is one on the lubrication system on an O-540. Although not a 4 cylinder lycoming it should give you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By RV10Pilot
Bad Pressure Sensor Contamination in the Oil...

Bad Pressure Sensor
Contamination in the Oil Pressure Relief Valve
Clogged Oil sump screen (but most likely low oil pressure)

I had high pressure spikes. Oil pressure would run at 90 PSI and it...
Forum: Painting your RV 04-26-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By RV10Pilot
I would aggressively scrub the parts with a red...

I would aggressively scrub the parts with a red scotchbrite to remove any loose primer, then clean and respray.

I had the same issue with a batch of epoxy primer. It was because of a contaminated...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-25-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By RV10Pilot
WTB - RV-10 Intersection Fairings

I am looking for the main landing gear intersection fairings, upper and lower, left and right. Part numbers
U-1019-R
U-1019-L
U-1020-R
U-1020-L

Larry
RV-10 N204EN
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-21-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By RV10Pilot
HangarZulu https://hangarzulu.com/ has a free...

HangarZulu https://hangarzulu.com/ has a free panel builder that you can use to layout your panel. Easy to use an free. It is not a good as a full size mock up but it is easier and you can try many...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 921
Posted By RV10Pilot
+1 for an Empennage build class. Synergy or...

+1 for an Empennage build class. Synergy or anyone else that may be offering the class. You should go in before you purchase any of your tools. They will have lots for you to try and then decide...
Forum: RV-10 04-18-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By RV10Pilot
I am sure you will get opinions going either way....

I am sure you will get opinions going either way. So, my opinion.
Quickbuild Fuselage, slow build wing.
The wings are repetitive work and very similar to building the tail feathers that you have...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-18-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 806
Posted By RV10Pilot
I love the simplicity of your design, but...

I love the simplicity of your design, but unfortunately I don't think in the end it is going to give you the most economical solution and that is because of integrating engine monitoring. Adding in...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-16-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,230
Posted By RV10Pilot
I apologize. The Kit Plane interview is exactly...

I apologize. The Kit Plane interview is exactly what I would expect. Transparent and honest. It is obvious that Vans is just as frustrated as are the customers.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-16-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,230
Posted By RV10Pilot
But at least Vans could be transparent. If they...

But at least Vans could be transparent. If they are having supply issues, let it be known. If the supplier is not able to commit to a date, let us know. If it is because of corrosion issues for the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,419
Posted By RV10Pilot
RV jack points sell for $220. Not the same, but...

RV jack points sell for $220. Not the same, but somewhat similar concept of jacking up the wheel at tha axel.
https://www.flyboyaccessories.com/product-p/7211.htm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,419
Posted By RV10Pilot
From the instructions in the photo. Remove the...

From the instructions in the photo.
Remove the Wheel faring
Install and tighten the band clamp around the gear leg
Chock the wheel that will be remaining on the ground
Position the jack over and just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 806
Posted By RV10Pilot
Another Ram Xmount. I have it mounted to the...

Another Ram Xmount. I have it mounted to the panel on the passenger side in my Rv10.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By RV10Pilot
All the sites are primitive with regards to...

All the sites are primitive with regards to waste. The water/electric sites do not have waste.

There is a waste collection truck and a free dump station.
Forum: Autopilots 04-03-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By RV10Pilot
You would need to change the TruTrak servos to...

You would need to change the TruTrak servos to the dynon servos. The servos are controlled by the Advanced Flight EFIS, so you don't need the AP panel. The AP panel provides an alternate push...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-02-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By RV10Pilot
Are you trying to install only the AP control...

Are you trying to install only the AP control panel or the entire Auto Pilot system?

Vans package RV-12 SV AP-Knob kit includes both the AP control head and the knob panel. But it does not include...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-02-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,902
Posted By RV10Pilot
The TCW IBBC backup battery has the ability to...

The TCW IBBC backup battery has the ability to provide pass through power in addition to battery backup. So you only need one power input to the device you are connecting. There are wiring diagrams...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By RV10Pilot
I don't know the answer to your specific wiring...

I don't know the answer to your specific wiring harness configuration. But...

The Dynon AP Control panel is wired into the SV network. There are two nine pin SV network connections on the back of...
Forum: RV-10 04-01-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,914
Posted By RV10Pilot
When you insure your 10 for ~$180k it will be...

When you insure your 10 for ~$180k it will be difficult to replace it with a flying 10. But it will cover your cost to build another one. It's all a compromise.

Fly Safe and hopefully you won't...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-31-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By RV10Pilot
@tom_AZ I think I stole the location idea from...

@tom_AZ I think I stole the location idea from you.
Forum: RV-14 03-31-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By RV10Pilot
There are a couple of different threads on VAF...

There are a couple of different threads on VAF for different wing walk material. On mentioned that the Vans wing walk is made by Ray Allen. I cannot verify that, but the dimensions are the same. ...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-31-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By RV10Pilot
I have mine velcro strapped to the cross bar...

I have mine velcro strapped to the cross bar behind the rear seats in my RV-10. Reception seems fine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By RV10Pilot
Just make sure you don't turn into this guy. ...

Just make sure you don't turn into this guy. Maybe you could help them out.
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=193702
Forum: Rocket 03-28-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By RV10Pilot
I painted my the same flat black that is on the...

I painted my the same flat black that is on the top of the glair shield. Now when I crawl under the panel to work on something it looks nice and finished LOL.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-26-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By RV10Pilot
You will still need a Dynon GPS, but you could...

You will still need a Dynon GPS, but you could use the SV-GPS-250 at $200.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,080
Posted By RV10Pilot
Aside from the weather piece, the same things...

Aside from the weather piece, the same things could happen if you drove your car. What would you do if the car didn't start, you got a flat or someone broke in and stole the radio. $h!t happens....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-26-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By RV10Pilot
OP if you can find an inexpensive IFR certified...

OP if you can find an inexpensive IFR certified WAAS gps someone here will figure out how to integrate it. Unfortunately that black box you want does not exist.
Forum: RV-10 03-26-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By RV10Pilot
Conduit or snap bushings for wire runs. Not now...

Conduit or snap bushings for wire runs.
Not now but in the future a Pitot Tube mount unless you are going to use vans design non heated bent tube method.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,363
Posted By RV10Pilot
I got 75 nm miles. The my specific DAR had been...

I got 75 nm miles. The my specific DAR had been giving 100 NM test area, but he was directed to give 75 nm max. This was about 6 months ago and in Florida.

I would suggest you reach out to your...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-24-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By RV10Pilot
Thank you @hgerhardt. Just the information I was...

Thank you @hgerhardt. Just the information I was looking for.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-24-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By RV10Pilot
I want to replace my oil pressure sensor which...

I want to replace my oil pressure sensor which which is the same part number. The "A" in the part number denotes it comes with the electrical mating cap. How do the wires connect? Does it have...
Forum: Autopilots 03-23-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By RV10Pilot
I know the TruTrak autopilot will interface, but...

I know the TruTrak autopilot will interface, but not as well as Dynon's. On the Dynon certified side there are many certified planes flying with a Dynon EFIS and autopilots that are not Dynon. Most...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,894
Posted By RV10Pilot
I totally agree. I own an old pair of David...

I totally agree.
I own an old pair of David Clarks, Bose A20, Lightspeed Zulu 3 and Card Machine work CQ1.
My David Clarks are like a tank. They will last forever no matter what I do to them. ...
Forum: RV-10 03-18-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By RV10Pilot
From the TCW website: Safety-Trim Intelligent...

From the TCW website: Safety-Trim Intelligent Servo Controller (Safety-Trim) is an electronic speed control system for experimental aircraft. Safety-Trim provides the directional switching function...
Forum: RV-10 03-18-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By RV10Pilot
Longeron

Agreement? Wow we never seem to agree. The question must have been too easy.

If I could only have one yoke it would be a Longeron.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By RV10Pilot
I have my Flight Review (still a BFR to me) in...

I have my Flight Review (still a BFR to me) in the next few weeks. I did the Wings Flight Review course. Any other Free flight review preps courses that I should take.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-16-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,660
Posted By RV10Pilot
Great Photo. Great looking 8.

Great Photo. Great looking 8.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,697
Posted By RV10Pilot
It should be easy to know when the engine is...

It should be easy to know when the engine is broken in. You will see a dramatic change in CHTs, especially when climbing out.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-12-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By RV10Pilot
It is my preference to run a 3 conductor and a 2...

It is my preference to run a 3 conductor and a 2 conductor shielded wire from the trim servo. The 2 conductor to the white power wires and the 3 conductor for the position sensing since they end up...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-10-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By RV10Pilot
I don't know your timing, but lycoming runs...

I don't know your timing, but lycoming runs overhaul seminars during OSH Airventure.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-10-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,309
Posted By RV10Pilot
On the Dynon Certified side they make an...

On the Dynon Certified side they make an "Avionics Tray" that attaches to the panel where the EFIS is. So you remove the screen and you have access to all the components that sit on the tray. It...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-10-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,309
Posted By RV10Pilot
SV Network Cables

If you purchase one 30' long SV network cable from Dynon, you can cut it up to the lengths you want and attach the pins and dsubs to the ends. It will give you a high quality cable at a fraction of...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-10-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,309
Posted By RV10Pilot
You have 2 open SV-Net ports. One on HDX2 and...

You have 2 open SV-Net ports. One on HDX2 and one on the knob panel. If you fill them all then you can eliminate the one hub, but all the ports would be full. A hub is not very expensive and if it...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-08-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,309
Posted By RV10Pilot
To expand on this, Make sure you know how you are...

To expand on this, Make sure you know how you are going to route the Sensor wires and CHT/EGT wires to the EMS. It is one of the larger wire bundles and tight turns are difficult.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-06-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,309
Posted By RV10Pilot
The biggest thing is to make sure you have enough...

The biggest thing is to make sure you have enough room for the d-subs connectors. At times is seems like the d-subs take up more space than the instrument. But it looks like you already know...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-04-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By RV10Pilot
If you can set rivets you can crimp electrical...

If you can set rivets you can crimp electrical connections. It's much easier especially if you have high quality tools. But, that being said, if you want to minimize the amount of connectors you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,827
Posted By RV10Pilot
I don't understand why vans will not send you a...

I don't understand why vans will not send you a copy of the bill of sale. If you need a FAA publication to help support your position with Vans it is here...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By RV10Pilot
Timing is perfect for me also, since I have the...

Timing is perfect for me also, since I have the same question.
I have this log entry for my first engine oil change:
Oil and filter changed IAW SB480F. 9Qts Phillips X/C 20W-50. Engine test run...
Forum: COMM 02-27-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By RV10Pilot
I didn't think Sirius XM made a unit with...

I didn't think Sirius XM made a unit with bluetooth connectivity. That would be one option.

I would use a Sirius XM car unit. Plug the power into a cigarette lighter outlet (or hard wire like Bob...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-27-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,794
Posted By RV10Pilot
It sounds like you have a ground from the battery...

It sounds like you have a ground from the battery to the engine, but the only path for electrons to flow from the ground tabs to the engine is through the engine mount. The rubber engine mounts...
Forum: Northeast 02-27-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By RV10Pilot
Paul, you personally do not need to complete 51%....

Paul, you personally do not need to complete 51%. The requirement is that 51% is completed "not for compensation". You can purchase a nearly completed project, finish it and still comply with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By RV10Pilot
myflightbook.com

Another myflightbook.com user. I still back it up with my paper logbook though. I like the feature of importing my gps flight track. To start, if you want, you can create an excel spreadsheet to...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-21-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,391
Posted By RV10Pilot
The 1/4" heat shrink tube works fine on 22 AWG...

The 1/4" heat shrink tube works fine on 22 AWG wire. I started with clear heat shrink over paper for labels. Then switched to the Dymo. It may be more expensive, but is is so much faster...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-20-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By RV10Pilot
Nice camera work. I hope the new filter will...

Nice camera work. I hope the new filter will show the EFIS screen all the time.
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