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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,754
Posted By Slagergren
Thanks for the very special day

Id like to send a special thanks to all the RV guys: Brian, Michelle, Vince, Mike, Brad, Pete, & others Im sorry about missing the names...and especially Bob Collins that flew with me yesterday and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-31-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,201
Posted By Slagergren
ZAON XRX Location

Anyone have any thoughts or experience on mounting the unit between the seats on a RV7.

Thanks, Steve
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,986
Posted By Slagergren
D180 static calibatrion

The D180 has a speed calibration which is as I understand it a simple zeroing of the pressure sensor used on the static side only. There is no calibration to actually add some correction factor to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,986
Posted By Slagergren
Low airspeed problem

I had/ possibly still have a similar problem with my D180/ RV7 airspeed inidicated lower by 6-10 mph than what should have been. I have Dynon's older pitot/ AOA probe which has much larger vent...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,657
Posted By Slagergren
TAS to Ground Speed Error?

How much error should one expect between True airspeed and GPS ground speed? I have consistently gotten between 5-10 mph less in TAS in comparison to my GPS ground speed at speeds around 80 to 200...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,899
Posted By Slagergren
Unhappy Updated Dynon Pitot AOA probe problem

Guys thanks for the reply I have included the static system as part of my trouble shooting checks.

I want to re-direct the conversation back towards the issue with Dynon and how I should move...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,899
Posted By Slagergren
Unhappy Dynon Pitot AOA probe

Need a 2nd opinion,

I have an older Dynon Pitot/ AOA probe installed on my RV7 which is reading 5-6 mph (True airspeed not indicated) slower than ground speed. I have trouble shot this issue back...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,246
Posted By Slagergren
Red face Thanks Ryan,

Thanks, we did adjust the idle screw yeaturday a bit more (meaning turned it in more) to enable the engine to be shut down by pulling the mixture back all the way to the stop. Before this I really...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,246
Posted By Slagergren
Question Puzzler?

Ive got a new RV7 (just 10 hrs on it) with an 0-360-A1D rebuild Lycoming w/new cylinders & more from Lycon. My ignition system is the Dual Plasma III from LSE (Light Speed Engineering) (no mags) and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,125
Posted By Slagergren
Lycoming 0-360 oil filter adaptor gasket

I have a Lycoming 0-360-A1D with the std the spin oil filter adaptor. Just have roughly 3 hrs flight time on the engine break-in. My question is has anyone modified the openings in the center of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,672
Posted By Slagergren
Vernatherm gasket/seal

Thanks guys for the information I will be ordering again tomorrow.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,672
Posted By Slagergren
Vernatherm seal ring

Ive got a used vernatherm than came w/a soft aluminum ring supposedly to be a seal. I ordered a new ring and got a rubber O-ring part# MS29512-10. What type of seal have most of you used? What...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By Slagergren
Talking Canopy clearance questions

Thanks guys for the responses, pretty commical experiences, I can appreciate the situations and I will definately widen my gap. What I cant really understand is the drastic difference between an RV6...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By Slagergren
Tip-up canopy to rear window gap?

Has anyone experienced or paid attention to just how tight the gap between a tip up canopy and the rear window on a RV7 can get to on a hot day (ie 100?F)?? I have made the gap to be just over the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,015
Posted By Slagergren
Vans Gascolator (GAS-2)

Does anyone know off hand what the screen mesh size in on the Vans Gascolator? I need a minumum of 70 micron to operate the Ellison Throttle Body Injector and cany find any published data on Vans...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,557
Posted By Slagergren
Eliminate Vac pump fittinggs and gear

Thanks for the reply, I think unless others give good reason against it, it to makes sense to remove extra weight and spinning mass from the engine until I have a need for them.

Thanks again:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,557
Posted By Slagergren
Eliminate the Vac pump gear on engine?

I have an O-360-A1D and no longer need for the vacuum pump and would like to remove the associated mount & gear from the accessory case. My question is, what harm if any is there in operating the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,102
Posted By Slagergren
Autopilot wires next to strobe wires

Concerning the location of the wires within the wings, is it a big deal to run the strobe wires next to the autopilot wires within the same conduit? I plan for no connections at the wing root but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,518
Posted By Slagergren
Smile Thanks guys

Hey thanks to Vlad and Marc for their information and the included schematics. I will fun tonight studying over these and making additional changes/ decisions.

Steve:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,518
Posted By Slagergren
Red face Wiring Schematic for RVs

I am in the process of drawing up my RV7 wiring schematic in detail and was curious what others have done and may be willing to share. Having never done this I have been referenceing the "Aero...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By Slagergren
Location for Whelen power supply RV-7

Need some sound advice for location of Whelen's big power supply box (system 6 from Van's). This big box (5" x 6" x 2") (2lbs) might be great out on the tip of the LH wing (on the lead edge main...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,915
Posted By Slagergren
Thanks

Thanks for the information:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,915
Posted By Slagergren
Voltage regulator location RV-7

Looking for any information for a good location as well as recommended setup for the alternator/ voltage regulator circuit. Im not an electrical guy and could use some basic help.
Forum: Autopilots 02-25-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 34,622
Posted By Slagergren
Looking for RV7 experience w/Dynon's autopilot

Looking for additional information Good and Bad about other RV pilots experiences w/Dynon's auto pilot units.

Thanks for any feedback
Forum: Autopilots 02-25-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 34,622
Posted By Slagergren
Would you buy a Dynon AP again?

Wow, would you go with Dynon again on the AP or simply step up to a Trutrak unit? I read all the threads on this and am a little concerned about my current planned decision to go w/Dynon's AP. ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-04-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,146
Posted By Slagergren
Smile Riveting the 702 skin

Thanks for the advice guys, I will shoot some paint on before riveting on the stiffeners. Also I started the canopy fitting work but will stop before final fitting following the BIG cut and rivet...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-04-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,875
Posted By Slagergren
Wink Finding center

Thanks guys for the feedback, Matt I was allready following some of your website items but failed to look recently at this question. I like the use of the laser, I did find center via sting and some...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,875
Posted By Slagergren
Finding center on canopy

Just about to draw the center line down the middle of the tipup canopy. My question is are the black marker lines provided on the front and back of the canopy meant to show where the center line...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,146
Posted By Slagergren
Tipup Question

Question, what would be the harm in riveting on the 702 tipup skin & stiffener kit before doing any of canopy work? Note the canopy frame minus the 631 "roll bar" ribs are allready riveted together...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,471
Posted By Slagergren
Smile Thanks to all that replied

Thanks guys, that was fast on the response. Well I started making skims (I like the idea of using aluminum round stock) and I "gently" massaged some of the frame areas using some "custom" contour...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-25-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,326
Posted By Slagergren
Exclamation Making the "knife edge" dash board skin safe?

I am building a RV7 w/tipup and have heard terrible stories of pilot head injuries from the tipup skin (#702) edge. This skin is only .025" thick, even so its curve and the WD-716 frame support make...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,471
Posted By Slagergren
RV7-tipup frame weldment misfit to skin issue?

Has anyone had good results in dealing with the large gaps between the 702 skin and the aft corners of the WD-716 frame? The gaps at the corners along the 3/8 OD tube are roughly 1/8" or greater...
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