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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-27-2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,814
Posted By n82rb
Also check all primer lines. I had one do that...

Also check all primer lines. I had one do that and only found it after pulling the engine for overhaul. A worn spot on a primer line in an unseeable spot that had the smallest that would get a blip...
Forum: GPS 06-06-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,709
Posted By n82rb
supported, but for how long? the 430 has been out...

supported, but for how long? the 430 has been out of production for what, 13 years now? how much longer do you think garmin will have parts to keep them working? hint, the answer is not much longer....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-06-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By n82rb
what were the temps showing at the point that the...

what were the temps showing at the point that the water started to boil. to really find out what is going on you really need a calibrated thermometer. without it you really don't know if the mgl is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Wax
Views: 2,847
Posted By n82rb
Dan, nice work. I would expect a couple of knots...

Dan, nice work. I would expect a couple of knots depending on how dirty it is. After years of crewing a t6 at Reno, where a 1/2 knot can make a big difference, we keep pretty good records of...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-26-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,453
Posted By n82rb
i am amazed that nobody has mentioned the second...

i am amazed that nobody has mentioned the second most important part of using a fly cutter (first is good clamping and a slow feed) the second is LUBE, it does wonders for keeping the bit from...
Forum: GPS 05-21-2022, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By n82rb
it is not required for a non-type certificated...

it is not required for a non-type certificated aircraft. the supplemental manual is required for a type certificated aircraft by the STC that it is installed under, not the certification of the unit....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By n82rb
no offense, but I don't see it as something vans...

no offense, but I don't see it as something vans has to do. back in the day, when you ordered a kit they gave the paper to the shipping department and they packed up the parts and shipped it. it was...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-08-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By n82rb
I don’t know about the d120; but in the sky view...

I don’t know about the d120; but in the sky view you can look at the voltages of every input. If it has that function, you should be able to see the voltage input from the shunt. Have you checked the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-28-2022, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By n82rb
i don't use a gasket, just a layer of proseal and...

i don't use a gasket, just a layer of proseal and have never had a leak.

bob burns
RV-4 N2RB
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-28-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By n82rb
here is what your IA should know. one part of an...

here is what your IA should know. one part of an owner manufactured part for a certified aircraft, is that it must conform to the original approved design data. what does that mean? it must be made...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,826
Posted By n82rb
get some 3 in 1 oil and some gauze pads,...

get some 3 in 1 oil and some gauze pads, remember, its all about ball bearings!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,179
Posted By n82rb
If airsickness is a new thing, I am willing to...

If airsickness is a new thing, I am willing to bet your inner ear issues is not totally cleared up yet.

Bob burns
N82rb
Rv-4
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,809
Posted By n82rb
it really simple, like it or not, the FAA is...

it really simple, like it or not, the FAA is tasked with trying to keep the flying public safe. they look at it this way, if you want to go out there and build your own aircraft to no standards, go...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,993
Posted By n82rb
I had my doubts, but decided to give the show one...

I had my doubts, but decided to give the show one more chance this year. I really didn't expect to much improvement over the last time I went in 2019. good thing I didn't expect much because they...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-07-2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By n82rb
i wouldnt even use proseal, just use an an cap.

i wouldnt even use proseal, just use an an cap.
Forum: COMM 04-06-2022, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By n82rb
i know for a fact ed knows and has a supply, he...

i know for a fact ed knows and has a supply, he just replaced one in mine along with a ton of other things. he is great at fixing them and adjusting them. he said mine was all out of wack. he even...
Forum: Florida (South) 04-03-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By n82rb
paragon is good, but is not cheap. plus side is...

paragon is good, but is not cheap. plus side is they have a pretty large, well equipped fleet. most have full glass. they have just received the first two pipers that are from the order of 50 got...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-24-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,920
Posted By n82rb
I fully agree with you fred, they have shifted...

I fully agree with you fred, they have shifted their focus. you notice how it went from the SNF fly-in, to the SNF fly-in an expo and now its just the SNF expo?

i understand the requirement for the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-13-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,920
Posted By n82rb
I have not been back since they moved homebuilt...

I have not been back since they moved homebuilt parking to the end of the world, the conditions were terrible, it was nothing more than a very rough cow field. the taxi routein and out was terrible....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2022, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,441
Posted By n82rb
i bought my engine from them 20 years ago. they...

i bought my engine from them 20 years ago. they were straight up on what it was, and the price was right for what it was. when it arrived, it was missing the vac drive, I know, who cares now days,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,266
Posted By n82rb
i think a lot of people get to wrapped around the...

i think a lot of people get to wrapped around the axle about this topic. all of vans kits are on the FAA 51% list. so unless you use hired help for your build simple documentation that the kit was...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-12-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,845
Posted By n82rb
i keep a couple that are worn out, but still...

i keep a couple that are worn out, but still usable in a pinch in my hangar. have given a few to visiting airplanes that blow a tire away from home.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,057
Posted By n82rb
I hate to use bad language, but, pro seal. Had to...

I hate to use bad language, but, pro seal. Had to pull the right tank and fix a leak.

Bob burns
Rv-4 n82rb
Forum: RV-4 02-05-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,074
Posted By n82rb
if you build one, you will have to drink...

if you build one, you will have to drink non-alcoholic beer, grow a man bun and drive a minivan for the rest of your life also.........
Forum: RV-4 01-29-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By n82rb
the draw of the servo is not the important thing....

the draw of the servo is not the important thing. the rating of the wiring is. check the chart for the size wiring that is run, and size the breaker to protect the wire.

from the chart 24 gauge on...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-29-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By n82rb
that question cannot be answered as a generality....

that question cannot be answered as a generality. it depends on the application.

i would say that in a application that is 100% shear, it would not be a problem as the shear strength of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,718
Posted By n82rb
if you want to use a momentary contact switch,...

if you want to use a momentary contact switch, what your looking for is a flip flop relay.

maybe something like this,
...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-27-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By n82rb
AN-900-16 bob burns RV-4 N82RB

AN-900-16

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-22-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By n82rb
thats a homegrown part. A lot of us do not have...

thats a homegrown part. A lot of us do not have one on their plane.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,796
Posted By n82rb
true, but since your operating limitations...

true, but since your operating limitations directly state a FAR that must be met, there is no latitude that they be approved. there could be an argument made that unless there is paper to prove they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,796
Posted By n82rb
thanks mel, thats exactly what I thought you...

thanks mel, thats exactly what I thought you would say. I also agree with you that they only have to meet the requirements, not be tso'ed.

I also have the flyleds on my plane, I think I was the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,796
Posted By n82rb
yes some of the lighting systems can be...

yes some of the lighting systems can be electrically noisy. the bigger problem is that if you use experimental lighting you are limited to day VFR. how so? the rules don't apply to EAB right. not...
Forum: ADS-B 01-15-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,560
Posted By n82rb
sounds like a design problem to me. unit mounting...

sounds like a design problem to me. unit mounting hardware should NEVER affect the board, period. the fact that they have seen it that much makes it that much worse.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: GPS 01-09-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By n82rb
no there wont. once garmin drops out no repairs...

no there wont. once garmin drops out no repairs will be legally available. a certified avionics shop must use approved manuals to repair units. garmin has NEVER made those available to anybody,...
Forum: Florida (South) 01-07-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,641
Posted By n82rb
Best fuel stop is Tuesday at x06 for tacos at...

Best fuel stop is Tuesday at x06 for tacos at lunch. Discounts on fuel on taco Tuesday.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,361
Posted By n82rb
it's because they are spending all their time on...

it's because they are spending all their time on requests from shortnnumbers.com

getting on my nomex suit.....:D

bob burns
RV-4 n82rb
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,488
Posted By n82rb
I get the feeling that those that are posting...

I get the feeling that those that are posting about how evil this is do not work in the manufacturing end of business, its a whole new ball game out there.
I run a small electronic engineering...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-11-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,085
Posted By n82rb
Big difference, the jack screw failed due to lack...

Big difference, the jack screw failed due to lack of servicing. Also the requirement for a grease operation at -40 c is a lot different than a wheel bearing on an rv. My jet ski trailer runs hours on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,345
Posted By n82rb
is it legal to print the digital version on pink...

is it legal to print the digital version on pink paper?

bob burns
RvV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,978
Posted By n82rb
If my memory is correct, there were about three...

If my memory is correct, there were about three or four different setups sold over the years. I think the best idea would be to make the plug over size to accomidat the biggest of them and allow for...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-30-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,588
Posted By n82rb
come on now, lets go old school. get a simpson...

come on now, lets go old school. get a simpson analog meter!

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,058
Posted By n82rb
190 first class with ekg bob burns RV-4 N82RB

190 first class with ekg

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-22-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By n82rb
get a lb of .025 and .032 I find that .032 is the...

get a lb of .025 and .032 I find that .032 is the one I use the most. about the only thing that you will use .041 for is props and most prop manufactures approve of .032, but I prefer .041 on...
Forum: RV-4 11-17-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 988
Posted By n82rb
you can probably get someone that has an 8 that...

you can probably get someone that has an 8 that might do checkouts, but the probability of finding a CFI and plane in a 4 is pretty slim. most do not have full controls in the back, and even then,...
Forum: RV-4 11-14-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,259
Posted By n82rb
If you have the lens, name your price I could use...

If you have the lens, name your price I could use a spare.

Bob burns
RV-4 n82rb
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 710
Posted By n82rb
Any flight control that require an initial...

Any flight control that require an initial balance requires rebalance after paint.

Bob burns
RV-4 n82rb
Forum: RV-4 11-13-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,393
Posted By n82rb
as a second reference i would also pull the seat...

as a second reference i would also pull the seat and put a small level on top of the spar in the center of the carry through.

bob burns
RV-4 N82rb
Forum: Florida (South) 11-09-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By n82rb
south florida covers a lot of ground, ok swamp,...

south florida covers a lot of ground, ok swamp, so narrowing it down a bit could help. east and west cover a lot of areas.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV-4 11-08-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By n82rb
good luck on your search, i dont think there has...

good luck on your search, i dont think there has been more than 5 or 6 built over the years.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,358
Posted By n82rb
if you have the old style wheel pants, as I do on...

if you have the old style wheel pants, as I do on my RV-4. you may not be able to use them. because of the deeper tread they rub on the top of the my wheel pants.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: Fiberglass 11-07-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,711
Posted By n82rb
dan said it best, but you really need to know...

dan said it best, but you really need to know what materials you are working with. the RV-7 parts should be epoxy, the older stuff was polyester. epoxy will bond to both, polyester will not bond to...
Forum: COMM 11-07-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By n82rb
they have been saying maybe for about 20...

they have been saying maybe for about 20 years........

the problem is since the unit must be TSO'ed its a very expensive process.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,397
Posted By n82rb
Rv-4 180 hp hartzell constant speed 995 lbs

Rv-4
180 hp hartzell constant speed
995 lbs
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,290
Posted By n82rb
you may dispose of it in my 68 fiberglass bodied...

you may dispose of it in my 68 fiberglass bodied chevy, it disposes of it very well. :)

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 10-30-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,330
Posted By n82rb
the quick answer is yes, mostly due to the fact...

the quick answer is yes, mostly due to the fact that the CG is shifted rearward making the aircraft less stable and making it very "touchy" on the controls.


bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-30-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,000
Posted By n82rb
from the pic i would guess 1/4 at best. I have...

from the pic i would guess 1/4 at best. I have not read the P-mag manual, but for that application i would guess that 1/4 watt would be just fine.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: RV-4 10-28-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,753
Posted By n82rb
if you have any control of the aircraft, and...

if you have any control of the aircraft, and thats a big if, loose the canopy, unstrap, roll inverted and push........
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-28-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,980
Posted By n82rb
wrong answer, if he is smelling fuel in the...

wrong answer, if he is smelling fuel in the cockpit the solution is to find the source and fix it. never fly with a know fuel leak, especially in the cockpit.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
Forum: Safety 10-25-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,310
Posted By n82rb
Also he goes on to say he is only going to buy a...

Also he goes on to say he is only going to buy a Certified plane from now on.

that's if he has a certificate after the 709 ride that he will probably get after the feds hear of his extensive...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-25-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By n82rb
i don't know exactly what you are asking for,...

i don't know exactly what you are asking for, but, you should not see 10.8 volts on any bus while the alternator is on line even with a diode in the system. you should see somewhere around 13.4 on...
Forum: RV-4 10-23-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,895
Posted By n82rb
Just another useless fact in my head, that’s not...

Just another useless fact in my head, that’s not safety wire, it’s breakaway wire, because as you stated it’s Meant to breakaway when the control is needed.

Bob burns
Rv4 n82rb
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,075
Posted By n82rb
I think where people are getting wrapped around...

I think where people are getting wrapped around the axle here is the need to understand is the A/W is like the title to you car, who built it, s/n and what catagory it falls in. Like a car, for the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,874
Posted By n82rb
I know a really good realtor in south...

I know a really good realtor in south Florida...........
Forum: RV-4 10-15-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By n82rb
i went with the idea of fly it first and find out...

i went with the idea of fly it first and find out how it behaves. some shimmy some don't. I ended up putting wooden dampers in, but some don't need it.

bob burns
RV-4 N82RB
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