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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,111
Posted By bdserv
One caution when using the Chelton systems is to...

One caution when using the Chelton systems is to NEVER interrupt power to the devices when they are booting up and especially during the TESTING phase because doing so can corrupt critical...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,402
Posted By bdserv
Personally, I would have told buyer two that I...

Personally, I would have told buyer two that I had a verbal commitment with another buyer and would have to get back to him, then called buyer one back and told him that I had someone ready to send a...
Forum: ADS-B 01-01-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 52,798
Posted By bdserv
Seems like certified Navworx boxes using their...

Seems like certified Navworx boxes using their transmon device will have all these same problems, and the Garmin GDL-82 will have them too.

Same for the soon-to-be-certified Skybeacon.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,560
Posted By bdserv
I think this is a selection in the setup app...

I think this is a selection in the setup app under "control source".
Forum: ADS-B 12-12-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,318
Posted By bdserv
Echo UAT behind baggage bulkhead

I am contemplating mounting my Uavionix Echo-UAT behind the baggage bulkhead and have heard that others have done this and had no problems with the strength of the wifi signal in the cockpit.

Just...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-02-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,501
Posted By bdserv
Thanks for checking. Doesn't work for me though...

Thanks for checking. Doesn't work for me though so it's either the particular camera I have or maybe the version of Android my Nexus 7 is running [5.0].

Same result with Camera Fi. Camera lights...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-01-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,501
Posted By bdserv
I have not had any luck with the cheap borescope...

I have not had any luck with the cheap borescope I bought on eBay on either of my Android tablets including my Nexus 7. The borescope does work but so far only on a Win7 tablet. It is supposed to...
Forum: ADS-B 11-18-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 40,402
Posted By bdserv
The sniffer will suffice for all required data. ...

The sniffer will suffice for all required data. The downside to the sniffer is that it needs a transponder reply to sniff, and your transponder needs an interrogation to reply. In other words, if...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-12-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,063
Posted By bdserv
Vlad - did you do the loctite mod to the gear leg...

Vlad - did you do the loctite mod to the gear leg itself to keep the leg tight and imobilized in the socket, or is your nose gear on your 9A totally stock per plans?

Bruce
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-11-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 30,694
Posted By bdserv
I just went through the motor cleaning procedure...

I just went through the motor cleaning procedure again myself. I have to do it about once a year or so. I have posted below what I believe are the pictures from the original thread. Not sure about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,220
Posted By bdserv
Same thing happened to me recently. I don't have...

Same thing happened to me recently. I don't have pmags but what I found might apply to you.

In my case my primer line had broken off right at the T fitting, so while I thought I was priming the...
Forum: ADS-B 10-31-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,373
Posted By bdserv
The fact that they are no longer in business...

The fact that they are no longer in business complicates everything by orders of magnitude.

I feel bad for those who lost money, time, and sleep over all of this - I was almost in this group myself...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-24-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By bdserv
All set at this point - thanks to those who...

All set at this point - thanks to those who replied.

Bruce
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-19-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 165,958
Posted By bdserv
Thanks for sharing your adventure of discovery...

Thanks for sharing your adventure of discovery with us Scott. I enjoyed your story, your writing style, and your pictures very much.

Bruce
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-18-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By bdserv
Looking at this backwards for a minute... If you...

Looking at this backwards for a minute...

If you use the e-gap tool and set up the points to just open at that rotor position, then that rotor position is obviously where you want [and get] the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-18-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By bdserv
Magneto E-gap

As I understand it, normally you would use the T150 e-gap tool or the T-100 timing jig to set the e-gap [ie; points just opening].

I am thinking that you could also use the appropriate L or R...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-10-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By bdserv
LASAR magneto service

Any chance someone has a copy of the overhaul and maintenance manual for the 4700 series lasar magnetos? - I think it's L-1503 or L-1500.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,675
Posted By bdserv
Thanks - this is helpful and good to have some...

Thanks - this is helpful and good to have some actual numbers before and after.

I guess it stays! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,675
Posted By bdserv
Yeah, I get your point. I asked because it is...

Yeah, I get your point. I asked because it is going to be a bear to get in and out of there for various reasons [limited accessibility and cables run through it on the other side for starters] and I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,675
Posted By bdserv
RV-6A cooling airflow mod?

I purchased an already flying RV-6A with the pictured "shield" and fairing mounted near the center lower engine mount. I am wondering if anyone has seen something like this before and what the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-15-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,447
Posted By bdserv
Those sound like Matco cylinders to me - mine...

Those sound like Matco cylinders to me - mine have that gold iridite finish and they are Matco.

Bruce
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,279
Posted By bdserv
Mine had a somewhat similar problem about a year...

Mine had a somewhat similar problem about a year and a half ago. In my case, the attitude indicator would roll slowly onto its side after flying along for about 15 minutes or so, but mine would not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2017, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,279
Posted By bdserv
You might try asking here...

You might try asking here http://www.cheltonefispilots.com/forums/

Has he tried putting the system in ground diagnostic mode to see what is coming from the ADAHRS? To get there you need to insert a...
Forum: ADS-B 07-28-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 263,647
Posted By bdserv
I have been watching this from the sidelines...

I have been watching this from the sidelines still deciding what direction to take. I had originally planned to install the Navworx EXP unit and my normal luck with this sort of thing should have...
Forum: Safety 07-24-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,837
Posted By bdserv
Does that make practice ILS approaches to...

Does that make practice ILS approaches to minimums illegal?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,632
Posted By bdserv
Electric flap actuator

Last January my 2006-ish vintage electric flap actuator stopped working. Found the info here on what to look for and after a successful "de-greasing" procedure on the motor it ran great right up...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-22-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 111,993
Posted By bdserv
May I also have a copy of the...

May I also have a copy of the checklist?

skyhi203@yahoo.com

Thank you,
Bruce
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-21-2016, 03:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,899
Posted By bdserv
Thanks for the heads up on this. I wonder if you...

Thanks for the heads up on this. I wonder if you could do a quick check by blowing into the line to check one direction, and then blowing into the dipstick tube to check for blockage in the normal...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-20-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,899
Posted By bdserv
High fuel pressure

I bought a flying RV-6A with an Aerosport 0-360-A1A and an MVP-50 engine monitor.

Lately I have been getting high fuel pressure warnings. The engine will be running along at 5 psi for some time and...
Forum: Northeast 06-26-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,721
Posted By bdserv
Happy Birthday. Wish we would have known about...

Happy Birthday. Wish we would have known about this as we could have added another RV to the mix!

Bruce
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,952
Posted By bdserv
Fair enough! :D

Fair enough! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,952
Posted By bdserv
I used to go every year during the 80s and early...

I used to go every year during the 80s and early 90s, but haven't been there in the last 20 yrs or so.

As the new owner of my very own RV I thought this year might be a good time to get reacquainted...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-22-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,377
Posted By bdserv
The engine is unhappy at lower power settings -...

The engine is unhappy at lower power settings - as you throttle back in the pattern there is quite a bit of missing and backfiring, and hesitation if you need to squeeze in a little more...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-21-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,377
Posted By bdserv
Mechanic in CT

I recently purchased an RV-6A and am looking for a mechanic familiar with RVs in CT.

Anyone have any recommendations?

Thanks,
Bruce
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