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Forum: RV-6/6A 10-31-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,499
Posted By jrm7997
Locktight info

Attached are two pictures of my comparison screen for Loctite (:) I've been spelling it wrong for a while) materials. I used the 609 because it was available. I'd have proffered to use the 638...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By jrm7997
no idea if he carries them but id ....

No idea if he carries them but I'd call Dave at AeroParts Plus

1-250-395-8103
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-31-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,499
Posted By jrm7997
I forgot.

The comments on toe in/out. The aircraft has been perfect to this time so I didn稚 go into it. There is no room in the upper mounting bot to change the location of the toe in /out. If the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-31-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,499
Posted By jrm7997
I知 back :)

Just caught up on the posts. I知 going to start from the beginning and tell you where I知 at and the results. First.

Shimmy started after the annual. I had violent shimmy so I checked the front...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-27-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,499
Posted By jrm7997
Great discussion. Thanks

I'm unable to work on the plane for a couple weeks but i will come back with an update of what i did and the results.

Some time back i build a wheel balancer for RV tires and made it high enough to...
Forum: GPS 09-23-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 105,356
Posted By jrm7997
Charging the batteries ...

Didn't help. I had thought the GPS was starting off in Texas because the batteries weren't holding the last location (and it loves BBQ) .

But even with fully charged batteries it still defaults to...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-23-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,499
Posted By jrm7997
ok now Im up tooooooo

A whole bunch of stuff to check. Because this is a new issue that just started two landings ago and from the advice I've received here i think I am going to

#1
Take a careful look at the tires to...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-23-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,499
Posted By jrm7997
No apology necessary.

I値l apologize if I implied there was just three possibilities :)

I am not a builder and I知 working my way through a strange occurrence. Mechanically, when something starts right out of the blue...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-23-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,499
Posted By jrm7997
An old thread but .....

RVbuilder2002.

I just read your comment about wheel balance, pressure etc. Im just researching this problem and have tried different pressure and flipping the tire on the wheel to get the better...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-23-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,860
Posted By jrm7997
did anything work?

Just running into this problem right now. Did anything work?

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,117
Posted By jrm7997
hope this isnt too old but ...

Hello all. Im having a sever right side shudder on taxi or landing. I also have the squeaking sound.

In the video I see your wheel shuddering. Did it transfer to the whole airplane? Did...
Forum: RV-14 09-22-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,174
Posted By jrm7997
I have the squeaking too

For the last few days I have been searching the cause of a wobble on taxi. Today we went through a few things to figure out what and one of them was to hold the brakes on while another person used...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,325
Posted By jrm7997
I love this thread. I have two to add

First would be heading out. Sorry. My friend was heading out to take off and got a call from the tower saying someone?s had called to say my tow bar was still attached to the front wheel. :). BTW...
Forum: GPS 04-05-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 105,356
Posted By jrm7997
Battery charging did it.

I charged the 6 batteries and that seems to have fixed my Texas problem. Not that I wouldn?t want to live in some parts of Texas but this makes life a little easier.

As for lowrance I always felt...
Forum: GPS 04-04-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 105,356
Posted By jrm7997
Yaw like the ..

[QUOTE=jimgreen;1336787]Move to Texas maybe?
I have a EKP V which has very fast zoom in with a knob at the top right.
However, I have had a variety of problems with it and wish I had bought...
Forum: GPS 04-03-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 105,356
Posted By jrm7997
So the problem is

The backup batteries? I?ve been thinking about pulling and recharging them. I?ll let you know if it makes a difference
Forum: GPS 04-03-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 105,356
Posted By jrm7997
My gps av map 4 starts up in Texas then I have to ......

Each time I start up my avmap 4 the curser will be somewhere around Texas. Then I have to move the curser over czbb and hit the zoom in button around 6 times.

I?ve been trying to find a fix but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,356
Posted By jrm7997
In bc....

I was trying through the fire ext. outfits to get it recertifications. But they don?t handle them. In bc Survivtech on annisis island does the model 334 fo $90. They are an aviation/ marine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,356
Posted By jrm7997
I like that. Its...

"Its either in there or its not." :)

Its in there and the gauge is on the low side but easily in the green.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,356
Posted By jrm7997
That I would really like to know and trust

I know these FE are not like the CO2 extinguishers. Those you hammer the bottom, shake them, check the weight and that they are in the green and you are good.

But i know nothing about the Halon...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,356
Posted By jrm7997
Halon Fire Extinguisher re certification

I've been looking for somewhere to get my Model 344 Halon 1211 F.E. re certified. There is a place in Richmond BC that does this for $90. I've called a couple other big re Cert. companies and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By jrm7997
Fluctuating fuel level showing on stock vans gauges

The other day I went on a flight and about ten minutes in I noticed the smell of fuel. Enough to get me watching fuel levels and pressure. I noticed the left tank loosing fuel even though I was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,786
Posted By jrm7997
Long live the SL70 :)

I hope so. Its still sending and receiving but some day it will go. I have looked on line and was a little surprised at the price spread. $1200 - $500.

My next big concern is when i go in for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,786
Posted By jrm7997
Here is the answer

I just talked to an awesome guy (Dan) at Garmin. The acronym describes a display temperature over temp. Basically, the unit has a definite end of life coming up. When is the question. 2 hours, 2...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,786
Posted By jrm7997
Anyon know what a DSLT error code is on an Apollo SL70 Transponder?

I have started receiving a fail on startup. The transponder is sending and receiving with ATC and is accurate. When i contacted Apollo they informed me the unit is no longer supported and they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,972
Posted By jrm7997
Better a dumb question a than a ..

Im pretty sure i know the answer but here goes.

I got my leg back the other day and lucky for me it was the newer leg so they just shortened and thread the fork portion and I saved a couple hundred...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,972
Posted By jrm7997
Missed one

I am not the builder but i do have all the build information, plans, photos (boxes of them) etc. I've gone through and marked all the pages I need but i think it was the "brass bushing" i thought I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,972
Posted By jrm7997
Thanks for the responses. I think...

I'll answer a few of your comments at one time.

Thanks for the info on the tapered bolt. I've read about it but didn't quite get why you'd want to install one until i read the piece from above...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,972
Posted By jrm7997
SB 07-11-09 new fork and landing gear on its way.

So i finally figured it was time to complete this SB and I'm just waiting for the parts to be returned. While waiting I thought I would start researching what i had to do after the parts arrive. ...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-05-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 984
Posted By jrm7997
WTB: RV-6 rudder

I'm looking to replace the rudder on my airplane. Mine has a bit of damage and I'd like to take it back to prestige.

If you have a tail kit or preferably a finished rudder😊

Thanks

2002 RV6A
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-30-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,990
Posted By jrm7997
Thanks

Lots of good information. Unfortunately it seems to lead into the fact that I'm screwed for the Edmonton area re: aircraft friendly location.

Im good for Sylvia lake (thanks) and that should...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-25-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,990
Posted By jrm7997
Canada Alberta Edmonton Where t ofly into

I am in the process of planning two trips to the Edmonton area.


one to the south end of Edmonton. I was wondering what airport, FBO etc would be the best to accomidate an RV6A for a few...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-09-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,062
Posted By jrm7997
High fuel pressure? Engine coughed in climb

This is a little long and I apologize at the start but I'm looking for a bit of advice on a problem I am having. Here are some symptoms and observations

The last two times I have started my RV6A...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-23-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,366
Posted By jrm7997
Soooooo....???

I have pretty well the same symptoms that just started. Yesterday I saw pressure after start up going up to 9psi (electric on or off). Normal is around 3 - 5psi. After the engine had warmed up and...
Forum: RV-3 12-30-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,931
Posted By jrm7997
Great question with ....

I've seen this question bounced around and have not come to a good conclusion myself. My six has a removable pax stick sharpened to do the job. Will it?

I don't really think so. Carry an axe? ...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-08-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 342,589
Posted By jrm7997
Paint remover

I was just thinking about this very topic. What should you use to remove the corrosion resistant materials or paint to be able to do this inspection?

I've heard of using MEk but also biodegradable...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,412
Posted By jrm7997
Good to know

Thanks for the info. It's done now but I am sure someone else might have the same question.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,412
Posted By jrm7997
Vender said..

Thanks for the advice. However, the vender said they sold specific ordered lengths. They didn't offer any cutting advice. As it was, the cable can be pulled out 3 3/8 without popping the ball out....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,412
Posted By jrm7997
How to cut mixture/carb heat cable sheathing

I am just in the process of replacing a carb heat cable and ordered the cable from A Spruce. It is an A-700 with a locking knob. They sell three lengths so i figure you just cut them to the length...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-03-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 111,800
Posted By jrm7997
Me Too?

Wow. This thread has a life of its own. I thought I would fine your list posted somewhere but requesting seems the only way to get a copy. So, thanks in advance. Could I get a copy of your list?...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-21-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,987
Posted By jrm7997
My first post and I just set this one up

I just purchased a 6A and was taught to use 20 on Base and full after the fence. The first time I tried this I didn't see anything that indicated 20d. Being a 172 pilot I was looking for a gauge. ...
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