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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By pa38112
If you are willing to separate the Vertical...

If you are willing to separate the Vertical stabilizer, I would buy that.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-28-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By pa38112
WTB RV6 Rudder

Looking for an RV6 Rudder, either complete or a kit.

Thanks!
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 02-27-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By pa38112
I always carry a spare. Im not sure mine from NJ...

I always carry a spare. Im not sure mine from NJ would get there any quicker than your ordered ones. I am thinking you should get a local responce...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-25-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By pa38112
By the way, mine are going in already painted...

By the way, mine are going in already painted wing-tips. I would rather not re-paint, so I am thinking of trying to cut the hole and re-use the cut-out as the door, or maype a polished aluminum door.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-24-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By pa38112
Hotel Whisky fuel door

I am looking for photos of how people did their fuel door when adding Hotel Whisky ER tanks? - Trying to get my plan together before the tanks arrive.
Thanks!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-22-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,029
Posted By pa38112
T.S. Flightlines makes a hose for this - very...

T.S. Flightlines makes a hose for this - very nice profesional looking install...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-17-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By pa38112
I re-tried my PM

I re-tried my PM
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-17-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By pa38112
PM sent... Thank you

PM sent... Thank you
Forum: RV-4 02-16-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
Posted By pa38112
Any photos of your air box? I had a similar...

Any photos of your air box? I had a similar issue with a Sam James intake. The ram air was preventing heated air from making it to the air box. I had to re-work the door to seal better. now I see a...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-14-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By pa38112
Calibrating Vans Fuel gauges

Is there a way to calibrate the vans steam fuel gauges? I replaced my senders, used the same float wire, and ensured the travel limits are correct. The gauges read empty properly. They read 2.5 gal...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By pa38112
I got my 6A stuck while taxing to the other end...

I got my 6A stuck while taxing to the other end of the runway. I asked my son to operate the throttle while I pushed on one of the steps. First I put my weight on the tail and got the nose wheel out....
Forum: RV-10 02-10-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,198
Posted By pa38112
If I were building a 10, I would put two standatd...

If I were building a 10, I would put two standatd but seperate tanks in each wing and plumb them like the Hotel Wiskey tanks so that I could keep the outer tanks empty if I wanted. It would add...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,932
Posted By pa38112
Here is my perspective as an airport "Manager": ...

Here is my perspective as an airport "Manager": I have a private runway on my property. I have 3 hangers and rent out hanger and tie-down space. I usually have 5 to 6 tenants. I have very low...
Forum: Safety 02-04-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By pa38112
I had not problem installing the RV7 crotch strap...

I had not problem installing the RV7 crotch strap mount into my RV6.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-02-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By pa38112
I would like to be second in line - depending on...

I would like to be second in line - depending on what you want...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-02-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By pa38112
Fuel thread sealant

Is there a good recomendation for thread sealant in fuel applications? I just installed Hotel Wisky bungs in my tanks and need to plug them until I am ready for adding the tanks. I have used EZ lube...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-01-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By pa38112
Are you replacing your tanks because of leaks? ...

Are you replacing your tanks because of leaks? How do you plan on matching different tanks to your existing wing/spar? The 6 was not a pre-punch kit, so each of the holes was measured and drilled by...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-01-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,425
Posted By pa38112
Are the eyeball vents the black plastic ones? if...

Are the eyeball vents the black plastic ones? if so, I will take those.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-29-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By pa38112
Before you seal/reseal your tanks

Before you seal your tanks, install your fuel senders, or repair your tanks, consider this:
8 years ago when I was repairing a leak at my fuel sender the prevailing advice was to forgo the gaskets...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,070
Posted By pa38112
I did a system very similar to 941WR. I would not...

I did a system very similar to 941WR. I would not consider not having an alternate sourse.
Forum: Painting your RV 01-29-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,370
Posted By pa38112
Might I ask: How much did he quote you, and what...

Might I ask: How much did he quote you, and what did you settle on at this point?
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-28-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,636
Posted By pa38112
I have duel e-mags on a standars ignition switch....

I have duel e-mags on a standars ignition switch. To do this you need to remove the jumper that normally grounds the non-impulse magneto during strting. My p-mags are powered off of the master. I do...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-28-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,547
Posted By pa38112
There is your answer: It happened twice. There is...

There is your answer: It happened twice. There is something going on that is better resolved in a hanger. Whenever I have a seemingly minor issue like this I try to narate the accident report in my...
Forum: Canada 01-25-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By pa38112
I have liability insurance that I get through Air...

I have liability insurance that I get through Air Capitol. I do not know if they insure in Canada or not. In New Jersey, where I live, waivers are worthless so I do not bother.
Forum: Safety 01-22-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,725
Posted By pa38112
No, Nordloc washers will not act as a gasket, and...

No, Nordloc washers will not act as a gasket, and they require fairly high torque to set them relative to the torque used on a crush washer.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-21-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,877
Posted By pa38112
An impulse coupling is for starting your plane....

An impulse coupling is for starting your plane. Without it, the mag does not produce as much current at the low speed of cranking your engine with the starter. The impulse is a spring-loaded...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-21-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 29,211
Posted By pa38112
For wires I alwas use wire lacing wether it is...

For wires I alwas use wire lacing wether it is FWF or not. It taks a bit more work, but I find the finished product to be much more attractive and profesional. I don't try to run a continuious length...
Forum: Safety 01-20-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,725
Posted By pa38112
I view them as two different things: The Nordloc...

I view them as two different things: The Nordloc washers prevent the bolt from making minor movement that will allow it to loose it's elongation. The safety wire keeps it from turning if it were to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,003
Posted By pa38112
What engine do you have? 0-320's and 0-360's with...

What engine do you have? 0-320's and 0-360's with the up-draft carbuarter are not prone to carb ice. I fly a RV6-A with a 0-360-A1A and a Sam James cowl. I have a carb temp probe. I never used carb...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-18-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By pa38112
I just bought a set from Vans. I am away, but if...

I just bought a set from Vans. I am away, but if you are willing to wait a week I can get you the Stewart-Warner part numbers when I get back home.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-18-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By pa38112
Also, these are "torqued" by an angular rotation...

Also, these are "torqued" by an angular rotation after making contact, not by a torque value. once the gasket makes contact you turn it an additional 135 degrees. That is 2-1/4 flats on the hex.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-18-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By pa38112
N520TX beat me to it, but that is the correct part

N520TX beat me to it, but that is the correct part
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-17-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By pa38112
Tank repai kit rivets

When I repaired my right tank I used the Vans tank repair kit and only used every other rivet. To use them all seems like over-kill given that the proseal alone could probably hold the repair cover...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-17-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,588
Posted By pa38112
I hate when the line guy at any airport tries to...

I hate when the line guy at any airport tries to rush out to help with the plane. inevitable they go to the tail tie-down and want to pull it tight, bending the plate. I feel rude, but I have to tell...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-15-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By pa38112
Do you have a gasket? There is nothing wrong...

Do you have a gasket? There is nothing wrong with what you want to try, but if there is a gasket then your problem could be more than just a weeping bolt.
Whatevey your approach, please fix it ASAP....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-14-2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,303
Posted By pa38112
The problem with my pro-seal turing to gooe is...

The problem with my pro-seal turing to gooe is not user error, improper mixing, or using the wrong material. It is a chemical interaction of the proseal and 100LL vapor. As discussed eariler in the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-13-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,692
Posted By pa38112
I suggest you and your wife take your tail kit to...

I suggest you and your wife take your tail kit to Synergy ( https://synergyair.com/builder-assistance-classes/empennage/ ) and take their 1 week build class. At the end of the week your tail will be...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-11-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By pa38112
I honestly don't know why they put a fitting...

I honestly don't know why they put a fitting there. Every year I disasemble the nose wheel assembly and clean and grease everything. I stopped filling the cavity between the bushings a few years ago...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-31-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,303
Posted By pa38112
WOW, this may be the answer! From their web site:...

WOW, this may be the answer! From their web site: "CS 3600 is a one-part high bond strength adhesive
which finds application in a wide variety of purposes,
especially where resistance to oils,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-30-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,303
Posted By pa38112
external seems the softest. Ill pay more...

external seems the softest. Ill pay more attention to the internal when I go back over to the hanger.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-30-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,303
Posted By pa38112
Why is my Pro-Seal turning to gooe?

I am doing my third tank leak repair in 8 years. Each time I find that the Pro-Seal (I actually use ChemSeal, but they are the same ???) has turned to a gooey past that I can scrape off with my...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-28-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By pa38112
bbsdad has one

bbsdad has one
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-23-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,033
Posted By pa38112
I would find someone ou trust to fly it once a...

I would find someone ou trust to fly it once a month or so, or take on a partner with a provision to buy them out when you return.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-24-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,006
Posted By pa38112
No one has answered the OP's question: Will the...

No one has answered the OP's question: Will the engine windmill at 800 RPM ?
I do not know the answer, but my guess is yess, in a slight dive. This sounds like agood thing to test hight above the...
Forum: Safety 11-23-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,370
Posted By pa38112
I have seen torque-seal break free from one side...

I have seen torque-seal break free from one side and stay intact. It looks like you have a fitting that has never turned, but in fact you just have one side of the seal un-attached.
Forum: Propellers 11-18-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 517
Posted By pa38112
From another thread: HunterH HunterH is...

From another thread:


HunterH HunterH is offline
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Greensboro, NC
Posts: 14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RV7ForMe View Post
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-12-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,857
Posted By pa38112
My son and I had a similar issue with his O-320....

My son and I had a similar issue with his O-320. We did it 2 times and then took the mags off of my plane. Same issue, so we swapped the harnesses - same issue. We were working on it till 3:00am...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-10-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,130
Posted By pa38112
You do not have to cut all the way to the core. I...

You do not have to cut all the way to the core. I use a utility knife and cut about 3/4 of the way through the media by pushing the blade down at each pleate peak. then I pull the media out in a...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-03-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,093
Posted By pa38112
I use a quick release pin that goes all the way...

I use a quick release pin that goes all the way through. It is at 6:00 so you pull the pin towards you to release it. For a push button I would think 12:00 would be easiest for removal. I would be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,476
Posted By pa38112
How long ago was it flown? I would not think rust...

How long ago was it flown? I would not think rust would show after a flight. I have seen borascope immages of light reflections that look like all kinds of horrer until you get the angle right.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-02-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By pa38112
I have the Engine Bridge. I have one of the first...

I have the Engine Bridge. I have one of the first of the new modles that uses WiFi. It works fine for adjusting the limits. The mag tempature readings are worthless, but I think that is the P-Mag,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-28-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,829
Posted By pa38112
What unit did they use to do the balancing? I am...

What unit did they use to do the balancing? I am not fimilar with the prop balancing boxes. I use an industrial vibration alalysis box. It filters out all of the noise and will balance just the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-28-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,210
Posted By pa38112
Mine is an O-360-A1A...

Mine is an O-360-A1A...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-26-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,210
Posted By pa38112
I have the 440 on my O-360. It fit very nicely. I...

I have the 440 on my O-360. It fit very nicely. I cant speak to the 441, because I never tried it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,248
Posted By pa38112
Ya, I had the same issue. They told me I had to...

Ya, I had the same issue. They told me I had to go to a store in-person. I visited a store and they said only some stores offer it. I found a store that "offered" it, and when I got there nobody knew...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,248
Posted By pa38112
Here is a link to the H2O wireless pay-as-you-go...

Here is a link to the H2O wireless pay-as-you-go plan. it is $10 for 3 months on the T-moble network. I have used this on my switch for two years.
https://www.h2owireless.com/plan/minute
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-21-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,391
Posted By pa38112
I have the smae set-up on my RV6A - O-360-A1A...

I have the smae set-up on my RV6A - O-360-A1A with a FP Sensenich. I run 2600RPM LOP @ 8.2 GPH. You can do that at any altitude. The engine is not as smoth at 2500rpm, and gets rough at 2700rpm -...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-20-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,447
Posted By pa38112
Pilot induced misfife

This past weekend I did something that really caught my (and especially my wife’s) attention. I have an O-360-A1A with duel P-Mags. I have an engine Bridge controller on the P-mags (...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-16-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,687
Posted By pa38112
I usually give between $5 and $20 depending on...

I usually give between $5 and $20 depending on the service, and did they give me a ride to the FBO 1/4 mile away. One pet peve I do have is when they are a little too overzelous and want to start...
Forum: Safety 10-06-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Poll: Slosh poll
Views: 8,133
Posted By pa38112
I won't comment on how long that slosh will stay...

I won't comment on how long that slosh will stay put - it could be a month, it could be for ever. But I will say that every single person who looks at that plane, except the builder, will view the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,758
Posted By pa38112
If you lubricate the scraper frequently with MEK...

If you lubricate the scraper frequently with MEK and take your time, it cuts pretty well.
Sounds like you already got it removed; however, an impact chissel on an RV tank would create all kinds of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,855
Posted By pa38112
Stadium TFR’s

Does anyone know why they are still activating TFR’ over spectator-less events? This is getting rediculous.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-15-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,363
Posted By pa38112
If you have a buzz-box, it takes 1 miute to check...

If you have a buzz-box, it takes 1 miute to check it, so why not. If you don't have a buzz-box, get one. It is hard to maintain your own engine without one.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-12-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,010
Posted By pa38112
I strongly suggest pressure bleading from the...

I strongly suggest pressure bleading from the calipers up, and not trying to blead them by pumping the breaks.
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