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Forum: Propellers 08-25-2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By Darinh
Interesting... I just bought a PCU5000x this...

Interesting... I just bought a PCU5000x this morning from APS and nothing was mentioned about discontinuing sales? Maybe they are cleaning out the remaining stock they have...
Forum: Propellers 08-03-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By Darinh
Whirl Wind 330-3B

I have finally completed my spinner design and layup for my WW 330-3B for my F1 Rocket. I have been waiting for a 15" spinner for ages, it seems (ordered in October of '21), with no luck so I went...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,120
Posted By Darinh
Looks like the K&N and WIX filter have a lower...

Looks like the K&N and WIX filter have a lower pressure for the bypass than the TempestÖ8-11 psi vs. 12-14 psi, respectively. Anyone worried about sending unfiltered oil to their engine? Also, are...
Forum: Rocket 06-14-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,187
Posted By Darinh
Thanks for the info... My engine specs are the...

Thanks for the info... My engine specs are the same as yours (310 hp) and my 330-3B-78G prop is in my hands ready to go on a flying airplane. I spoke with Jim several weeks ago and he working with...
Forum: Rocket 06-13-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,187
Posted By Darinh
Just sent you a PM... hoping you are right! I...

Just sent you a PM... hoping you are right! I have a brand new WW330 sitting in my hangar that I've been drooling over since March (Ordered in October). Just waiting on the 15" spinner! The prop...
Forum: Propellers 04-21-2022, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,013
Posted By Darinh
I am having the same issue with my AC prop and...

I am having the same issue with my AC prop and American told me the exact same thing. Good to know Santa Monica Propeller will service them; however, when I try their website, it says the domain is...
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,049
Posted By Darinh
Sorry to resurrect an older thread. Im replacing...

Sorry to resurrect an older thread. Im replacing my plugs and am currently running UREM38S plugs. Iíve read in several locations that guys really like the 37BY as they seem to foul less and are a bit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,663
Posted By Darinh
Great information, GMCjetpilot! I am aware of...

Great information, GMCjetpilot!

I am aware of the benefits of the 406 systems and installed one In my Kitfox back in 2008 when I built it. Iíll move in that direction. Thanks all!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,663
Posted By Darinh
Mel, being that its illegal, how would it have...

Mel, being that its illegal, how would it have passed its inspection and received an airworthiness cert back in 2005? Not trying to be contentious here, I am really interested? I assume that is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,663
Posted By Darinh
Good pointÖI put a 406 in my Kit Fox back in...

Good pointÖI put a 406 in my Kit Fox back in 2008. Maybe itís time to change this system out. I havenít looked into 406 ELTs for some time. Maybe there are some that are a bit less expensive than...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,663
Posted By Darinh
I wasnít aware of this but I also am not the...

I wasnít aware of this but I also am not the builder. I suspect his reason for mounting it on the bottom is because of it needed, youíve likely had a forced landing and the airplane has flipped over...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,663
Posted By Darinh
Low-profile or Short 121.5 ELT Antenna options?

My ELT antenna is located on the bottom of my fuse and due to clearance issues with grass strips (builder lived on a grass strip) it has broken at the base and Iím sure is worthless as it just flips...
Forum: Autopilots 10-27-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,222
Posted By Darinh
Thanks guys! This is what I figured but it...

Thanks guys! This is what I figured but it literally hasnít stopped raining since Monday so I havenít had the chance to even push it out of the hangar. Will try that today.
Forum: Autopilots 10-26-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,222
Posted By Darinh
Figs, I think I got it working last night but...

Figs, I think I got it working last night but selected on the "NMEA Out" as I have nothing talking to the 760 other than a bluetooth connection to a GDL50 for ADS-B in. I am now seeing the magenta...
Forum: Autopilots 10-25-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,222
Posted By Darinh
Great, thanks! I am not looking for vertical...

Great, thanks! I am not looking for vertical navigation so I should be able to get the 760 to communicate with the AP. I am not the builder of this bird and this function has never been functional....
Forum: Autopilots 10-24-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,222
Posted By Darinh
Dynon AP74 / D10A / Aera 760 Question

I bought a F1 Rocket that is an absolute blast to fly! Itís a basic VFR setup with a new Garmin Aera 760. The pertinent system is as follows: D10A, EMS10, Garmin 760 & AP74. The question I have is...
Forum: Rocket 10-22-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By Darinh
Thanks Mark! Great info. Sounds like I have a...

Thanks Mark! Great info. Sounds like I have a job ahead of me to get to 0-0. Done this several times on a 180 so I know the basic drill... the issue will be getting the correct shims or going...
Forum: Rocket 10-22-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By Darinh
Iíll look into this. I havenít ever heard of...

Iíll look into this. I havenít ever heard of shortening the gear on an F1 but I know HRII gear are a bit shorter. Thanks for the info and link!
Forum: Rocket 10-21-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,482
Posted By Darinh
Main Gear Shimmy - F1

I have an F1 that has the typical “Rocket Shimmy” at approximately 10-15mph during taxi. I was told this is normal and you either taxi slower or faster to avoid it. Well, I flew another F1 the other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By Darinh
Awesome! Thanks JimÖexactly the kind of thing...

Awesome! Thanks JimÖexactly the kind of thing Iím looking for.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By Darinh
That would be fun... I may look into that! Thanks

That would be fun... I may look into that! Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By Darinh
Yes, that is a better route than jumping straight...

Yes, that is a better route than jumping straight over the front range. I guess I should have clarified my request in that I am not looking so much for a good route but rather cool or interesting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By Darinh
Yes, super cool places. Thanks!

Yes, super cool places. Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By Darinh
Recommended Route - KSLC to KGAD

My wife and I are planning to fly our F1 from Utah to Alabama to meet my brother and his wife who will be picking up their new F1 from Evoke Aviation after paint. They will be flying down commercial...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,630
Posted By Darinh
Thanks to all who replied. I have lined up...

Thanks to all who replied. I have lined up someone to take a look. Thanks again...what a great community!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,630
Posted By Darinh
Anyone near Louisa Co./Freeman Field (LKU)?

I am interested in an RV7 located currently at KLKU in Virginia and wondering if there is anyone in the group that is located somewhat close that would be willing to put eyes on this plane for me...
Forum: COMM 08-11-2016, 12:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By Darinh
Pin 10 is grounded and the switch works fine....

Pin 10 is grounded and the switch works fine. Pretty sure its internal with the squelch circuit. I've contacted an avionics tech to see if he can diagnose the problem and possibly fix it. Thanks to...
Forum: COMM 08-09-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By Darinh
I have the install manual and it doesn't mention...

I have the install manual and it doesn't mention any external adjustments for squelch as does the IM for the KY-97. I removed the radio from the panel, removed the faceplate to access the squelch...
Forum: COMM 08-09-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By Darinh
Well, after getting to the hangar this morning I...

Well, after getting to the hangar this morning I realized my comm is a KY-197 not a KY-97 which means it doesn't have the squelch potentiometers on the top of the case. I don't have the installation...
Forum: COMM 08-08-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By Darinh
As Gil stated this is just to test the squelch......

As Gil stated this is just to test the squelch... has nothing to do with setting the level, unfortunately.



Great idea... worth a try for sure before adjusting. Thanks for the tip, Carl.
Forum: COMM 08-08-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By Darinh
Gil, Thanks for this information... exactly what...

Gil,

Thanks for this information... exactly what I was looking for and hopefully it will fix the issue if it is indeed an squelch issue. I'll keep you posted on what I find.
Forum: COMM 08-08-2016, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By Darinh
Help! King KY-97 Static Problem

I have a Garmin SL40 as my primary comm and a KY-97 as my backup. The Garmin performs great but has less transmitting power than the KY-97 so I'd like to get it operating properly.

The issue is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-03-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,029
Posted By Darinh
thanks az_gila for the correction. In any case,...

thanks az_gila for the correction. In any case, I have learned that it will only go on in one orientation so I know it is on correctly.

Pete, I like the "O" for oversized... that I will...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-03-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,029
Posted By Darinh
Thanks guys for the replies. I went back out to...

Thanks guys for the replies. I went back out to the shop last night and did a little closer inspection with calipers and found that all the lugs are .75" (actually measured .745) except for one...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-03-2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,029
Posted By Darinh
Maybe I should clarify... I have installed many...

Maybe I should clarify... I have installed many props just not on Lycoming engines so I have never had to deal with the support assembly (flywheel). Continentals and Rotax engines don't use them at...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-02-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,029
Posted By Darinh
How to install the Flywheel

My A&P is out of town for the next week and my new flywheel and MT prop showed up today. Needless to say, I don't really want to wait to install the prop. So here's the question:

What is the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,011
Posted By Darinh
Prepping and Engine for Paint

I have finished rebuilding my engine and now am ready to paint it. What is the best way to clean everything prior to paint to remove any oils, pre-lubes, etc. that may have contaminated the surface...
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,187
Posted By Darinh
WHY?

Why the world (I would use a stronger word here but trying to keep it G-rated) did Dynon combine the ADAHRS and the magnatometer? Seems to be a complete PIA even in an all aluminum airframe. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,256
Posted By Darinh
Mel, Thanks for the reply. Everything is kept...

Mel,

Thanks for the reply. Everything is kept in my heated and air-conditioned shop (no swamp coolers - can't stand them... only refrigerated units) so the climate is controlled. Also, being in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,256
Posted By Darinh
Best way to store Overhauled Parts?

I just received my crankshaft, cam, rods, lifters, gears, etc. from Aircraft Specialties. They were wrapped in plastic bags and in the typical cardboard boxes. I am not going to be able to finish...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,000
Posted By Darinh
Ney Enterprises Overhauled - IO-540 C4B5

Chuck just finished up the overhaul on my O-540 case and mentioned he has 2 IO-540 C4B5s ready for complete overhauls and if I knew anyone interested. I don't know anything about the engines as far...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 855
Posted By Darinh
Good A&P in Mesa or Nearby?

Guys,

I am looking for a good, experience A&P in the Mesa, AZ area (airplane is at Falcon Field) to do a pre-buy for me as soon as this coming weekend. I would love to tell you that this is for a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By Darinh
Craig, That is a good idea to call AOPA on this...

Craig,

That is a good idea to call AOPA on this one. I understood from my last airplane sale that you always retained the registration and the the bill of sale becomes the temporary registration...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By Darinh
Thanks for the replies...a lot of good info. I...

Thanks for the replies...a lot of good info. I did make sure he understood that I wanted a wire transfer and that I would not begin the paperwork process until the funds had cleared my bank. And as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,442
Posted By Darinh
International Aircraft Sale?

I have a gentleman that is interested in purchasing my airplane but he is not located in the US (located in Mexico City). If we come to an agreement, he would fly here, purchase the airplane and fly...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-31-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,149
Posted By Darinh
TODR, Sorry...mode A is what I meant. Thanks...

TODR,

Sorry...mode A is what I meant. Thanks for the help. I did see the enscribed R for the transponder and the tower did say that the transponder was strong but I don't remember if I saw the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-31-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,149
Posted By Darinh
TODR, I checked this last night and found both...

TODR,

I checked this last night and found both the page that shows gray code altitude output and serial (RS232) output and hence my question that if the Tx is showing an altitude is the Dynon...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-31-2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,149
Posted By Darinh
D100 & GTX327 - No more Mode C?

I have a D100 connected to a GTX327 and have been flying this setup for 50 hours now. I went up the other day and the tower asked if I had Mode C...Affirmative was the reply to which he replied that...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-15-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,312
Posted By Darinh
Bill, Thanks for the reply! I actually did a...

Bill,

Thanks for the reply! I actually did a search and read that you had done this and thought I could also have the same problem. I will change the grounding location and hopefully that does the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-15-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,312
Posted By Darinh
Strobe noise question?

This is a question for the strobes on my Kitfox...Tube and Fabric construction. I am asking this forum because you guys helped me a ton on my RV7 and seem to know a lot more than most others. Here...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,684
Posted By Darinh
Thanks guys for the info. All my cables were...

Thanks guys for the info. All my cables were done by King Avionics (local avionics shop) and are RG-400 with crimped BNC connectors. Also, my comm cable is on the left side of the fuse and the Tx...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,684
Posted By Darinh
Transponder Noise and Ferrite Rings?

Sorry if this is posted in the wrong place...I couldn't find another forum specifically for Transponders or general avionics. I guess it could go in the Comm forum.? Here is my dilema. I have...
Forum: COMM 12-08-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,523
Posted By Darinh
ICOM Tech Service Closed this week

Can anyone be so kind as to tell me where I need to send my A210 for the new firmware update? ICOM Tech service is closed this week for training. My Dual watch doesn't work correctly so I assume my...
Forum: COMM 06-15-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,707
Posted By Darinh
Verified the Wiring

Paul,

I have verified the wiring to the radio and it is as stated in your post. This is getting very frustrating to say the least. I have no idea where to go next.

Darin
Forum: COMM 06-14-2008, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,707
Posted By Darinh
Jacks are fine

Paul,

I double checked the jacks and they are fine...mic jack is insulated from the airframe. I also plugged in the other headset and I can communicate with passenger headset just fine. Everything...
Forum: COMM 06-13-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,707
Posted By Darinh
Paul, Thanks for the reply...I have not tried to...

Paul,

Thanks for the reply...I have not tried to speak into the passenger mic and listen on the pilot headset so I will try that. I do know that when I speak into the pilot mic, the static stops...
Forum: COMM 06-13-2008, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,707
Posted By Darinh
A210 and Sigtronics SPA-4S - Help Please

Guys,

I have got my intercom (Sigtronics SPA-4S) wired up to the radio (A210) using the Sigtronics wiring diagram for the A200 they provide on their website as a guide. The pin assignments looked...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,334
Posted By Darinh
ASI Operating Range Markings...?

Does anyone know where I can get a backup 2 1/4" ASI labeled with the operating range markings (i.e. green, white and yellow arcs)? I know that you can buy the stick-on decals from pretty much...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,171
Posted By Darinh
Nice job!

Perfect, Thanks Rick!

Darin
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,171
Posted By Darinh
Mounting Dimensions - UMA 2 1/4" Altimeter

Can anyone give me the dimensions for the UMA 2 1/4" Altimeters? The image on the website is not working.

I am installing a Dynon D100 and want some small backup instruments but the small...
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