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Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-22-2022, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By jcarne
Get ahold of Tom S at tsflightlines or Steve at...

Get ahold of Tom S at tsflightlines or Steve at aircraftspecialty. I’m betting they can hook you up.
Forum: Fiberglass 01-22-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By jcarne
IDK about you guys but I just always wear a mask...

IDK about you guys but I just always wear a mask when I use the stuff. I think just about anything will put the micro in the air.
Forum: Safety 01-21-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,288
Posted By jcarne
I use one of these bad boys. Very small and I can...

I use one of these bad boys. Very small and I can hear the beep and see the light. Good attention getter. I know it works too because it went off while I was in line for departure at OSH.

Co...
Forum: Propellers 01-21-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,654
Posted By jcarne
Yep I'm sure it is all a liability thing. P.S....

Yep I'm sure it is all a liability thing.

P.S. I enjoy reading your posts! You should start a thread and just occasionally post some awesome pics/ observations from your shop. You could title...
Forum: Propellers 01-20-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,654
Posted By jcarne
Well they basically just stated what was already...

Well they basically just stated what was already in the manual. No help/ clarification from them; but I honestly wasn't expecting anything from them other than "only use the original grease unless...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By jcarne
Setup a laser pointer to point at the valve stem...

Setup a laser pointer to point at the valve stem with the pant off. Then put the pant on and mark the laser dot with a marker. Take the pant off and drill the hole. Works perfect every time. I used...
Forum: Propellers 01-09-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,654
Posted By jcarne
Agreed! Very cool to see the inside of these...

Agreed! Very cool to see the inside of these props.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,430
Posted By jcarne
Thatís awesome! Time for a Sin City trip! ;)

Thatís awesome! Time for a Sin City trip! ;)
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 01-08-2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,907
Posted By jcarne
Same! They also largely minimized the twin single...

Same! They also largely minimized the twin single engine problems that plague many others.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 01-08-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,907
Posted By jcarne
No but I sure dang wish I could afford to build...

No but I sure dang wish I could afford to build and operate a Velocity V-twin!
Forum: Propellers 01-07-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,654
Posted By jcarne
So did they outright tell you that these greases...

So did they outright tell you that these greases could be used?
Forum: Propellers 01-07-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,654
Posted By jcarne
Nope, cal pilot had it right. In 115N it wants a...

Nope, cal pilot had it right. In 115N it wants a placard if #5 is used.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-07-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,393
Posted By jcarne
Do some research on VAF and see what many people...

Do some research on VAF and see what many people think of superior right now anyways. Customer support and doing the right thing are not their MO apparently.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,189
Posted By jcarne
Time to start learning avionics and wiring. It...

Time to start learning avionics and wiring. It takes so much reading through manuals to really get a grasp of all the avionics concepts, wiring requirements, circuit protection, etc. that I used the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-05-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By jcarne
I trimmed mine a little bit too.

I trimmed mine a little bit too.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-03-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,033
Posted By jcarne
Phillips XC multi weight works good out here!...

Phillips XC multi weight works good out here! Pretty much everyone uses it where I live.
Forum: Reviews 01-03-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By jcarne
This past year I picked up a pair at Osh and when...

This past year I picked up a pair at Osh and when she told me the price I defaulted to my usual ďIím going to need wife approval firstÖĒ. Huh, I sure said that to a lot of vendors at Osh! Maybe some...
Forum: Safety 01-03-2022, 01:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,247
Posted By jcarne
Not gonna lie, I kind of like the idea. Gliding...

Not gonna lie, I kind of like the idea. Gliding an aircraft down can be a bad option at times. Would you rather glide or bail if you lose an engine over some seriously nasty mountains? Or at night...
Forum: Propellers 01-03-2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,654
Posted By jcarne
Looking like this may be difficult to do now that...

Looking like this may be difficult to do now that Aeroshell is out of production due to the fire.
Forum: Propellers 01-02-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,654
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the reply Joe, that explains it! ...

Thanks for the reply Joe, that explains it!



Interesting, are you sure that's not backwards? I had heard others say it was the other way around as far as oil separation. In any sense, a few...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 01-02-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,592
Posted By jcarne
Ever compare specs between the Bearhawk and a...

Ever compare specs between the Bearhawk and a -10? The cabin of a Bearhawk is very noticeably narrower. Their 6 seater I'm sure is going to be one tight boy in the back row!

Instead of a 6...
Forum: Propellers 01-02-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,654
Posted By jcarne
Care to elaborate Dan? I haven't been around the...

Care to elaborate Dan? I haven't been around the block nearly as long as you guys.
Forum: Propellers 01-02-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,654
Posted By jcarne
Aeroshell 5 out of production?

Soooo... anyone know if this stuff is out of production? Spruce has an indefinitely back order and I can't find it in stock just about anywhere. Would really like to lube my Hartzell with it and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2022, 11:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By jcarne
Scott, thanks for the reply. I really like that...

Scott, thanks for the reply. I really like that approach. Being in the yellow gives me the bad tingles, especially on decent as well; I generally stay out of it all together as I like my wallet to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,936
Posted By jcarne
This is an insanely aggressive climb at 95 knots...

This is an insanely aggressive climb at 95 knots indicated, solo weight, light on fuel. You won't be climbing this aggressive on your first flight but the plane is capable of it. Normal climb angle...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-01-2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,661
Posted By jcarne
No worries, thanks Bill. I think I have a...

No worries, thanks Bill. I think I have a connector sourced. Just need to decide on wire size now. I'm thinking of just using 4awg (or 2 since I have it) and calling it good. Will only be about a...
Forum: Safety 01-01-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,490
Posted By jcarne
I wondered that too. They are probably mandating...

I wondered that too. They are probably mandating the remote magnetometer in this application.
Forum: Safety 01-01-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,490
Posted By jcarne
Only $95 for the tray and $39 for the stacking...

Only $95 for the tray and $39 for the stacking kit. Not bad at all! Wish I knew about this when I was building.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-01-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,101
Posted By jcarne
7 on the post count, only this post shows in the...

7 on the post count, only this post shows in the "all posts by". I'm guessing the rest have all been in classifieds as well (which get deleted).

I wouldn't touch this one with a 10' pole.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By jcarne
haha I like it! Dang Greg, I thought I liked...

haha I like it!



Dang Greg, I thought I liked to cruise high with my 12,500 runs. I'll join the ranks as soon as I get an O2 system installed. Love being up high. Although I'm betting your -9A...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By jcarne
I keep those exact descriptions on a piece of...

I keep those exact descriptions on a piece of paper so I can periodically review them before a PIREP. I donít want to be the guy that reports moderate when it wasnít and so forth. Great little...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-31-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By jcarne
And sometimes even when it is done correctly they...

And sometimes even when it is done correctly they fight you to the bitter end!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By jcarne
Glad to see I'm not the only one that thinks head...

Glad to see I'm not the only one that thinks head bashing is the pull power point. haha

It happened to me once in phase 1 and it was just a random one that day. Since then I always keep my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,829
Posted By jcarne
Question Subjective question on turbulence. When do you personally slow down?

I have been talking to other pilots about turbulence lately and it seems everyone's take on it is slightly different. In our RVs we cruise quite fast which leads to my question. When do you guys...
Forum: Reviews 12-31-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By jcarne
So there I was at Oshkosh walking back from a...

So there I was at Oshkosh walking back from a restaurant outside the gate. No buses in sight but a golf cart stopped and offered a ride. Turned out to by a Dynon employee. Took us right back to my...
Forum: RV-10 12-31-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By jcarne
Here are some pics of my RAM mount in my -7A. ...

Here are some pics of my RAM mount in my -7A. Love the setup! First pic just shows where the ball is mounted. You can very easily take the mount on and off. The arm can also be purchased in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,574
Posted By jcarne
KWRL I am the sole RV on the field. :( There...

KWRL

I am the sole RV on the field. :( There used to be a -6 here but he moved a few years back.

There are only 4-6 other RV's in the entire Big Horn Basin. One could say I live in an RV desert....
Forum: Safety 12-30-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By jcarne
Shout-out to those that make pilot reports!

I don't know about you guys and where you live but I can't tell you how often my airport (KWRL) sits under a turbulence sigmet that seems to get blanketed across multiple states mostly from reports...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-29-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,661
Posted By jcarne
Bill you wouldn't happen to have any pictures of...

Bill you wouldn't happen to have any pictures of your setup would you? Any motive/rational for wire size?

I have really been thinking about this mod a lot lately. Mainly to avoid a pissed off...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-29-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,661
Posted By jcarne
I too have thought about something like this. ...

I too have thought about something like this. Those jump starters are quite effective and light. I often fly with mine because my personal courtesy car battery is often drained when I land. (really...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,799
Posted By jcarne
Not too bad for my first 9 months with the...

Not too bad for my first 9 months with the completed RV. :D 164.8 hours so far.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51785862291_887aa46184_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mU95EF)MAP...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,799
Posted By jcarne
Well that's a bummer. Thanks for the info.

Well that's a bummer. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Propellers 12-27-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,156
Posted By jcarne
Ahhh that makes sense now. It just always seemed...

Ahhh that makes sense now. It just always seemed to me that the 1 oz/ coming out the other side conflicted with each other. Thanks for the pro explanation! I just always assumed the grease went to...
Forum: Propellers 12-27-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,156
Posted By jcarne
The thing that's confusing is why do they stress...

The thing that's confusing is why do they stress no more than 1 oz in the manual? But then also go on to say until some comes out, whichever occurs first.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,799
Posted By jcarne
How are you guys generating these maps? Edit:...

How are you guys generating these maps?

Edit: Disregard that stupid question... Reread Doug's original post.

Although, Philip your map looks extra awesome. Would like to know what you used.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-23-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,832
Posted By jcarne
Pulling the sump is a fairly simple job but yes...

Pulling the sump is a fairly simple job but yes everthing in the way will have to come off. I suppose it's possible to drop it down just enough to try and replace the gasket but honestly this will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,590
Posted By jcarne
Sent in on September 5th for my second one and...

Sent in on September 5th for my second one and still isn't in the system.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-18-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By jcarne
Congrats! Now get that thing flying! :)

Congrats! Now get that thing flying! :)
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-16-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By jcarne
Good prices can also be found from one of our...

Good prices can also be found from one of our own. Tom S or Steve.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-16-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,449
Posted By jcarne
Ya if panel diving isn't your favorite you may...

Ya if panel diving isn't your favorite you may want to look up some alternative options. I think just about anything is going to need some amount of panel diving but these more so. The big hole is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-16-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,449
Posted By jcarne
I used some of these guys...

I used some of these guys (https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/appages/eyeballfw2.php?clickkey=6551) from Spruce for all cables through my firewall. There are cheaper ways to get it done that I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By jcarne
+4 That's why Van's specs the AN365 nuts, nothing...

+4 That's why Van's specs the AN365 nuts, nothing in the bolted assembly is rotating.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-15-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,449
Posted By jcarne
I definitely wouldn't put it aft of the oil...

I definitely wouldn't put it aft of the oil cooler. People have tried it before and there is still enough air circulation on the oil cooler that you won't be able to get the oil to 180 if it is on...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-15-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,866
Posted By jcarne
Eh a few certainly won't hurt!

Eh a few certainly won't hurt!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-15-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,449
Posted By jcarne
I too would really like to see pictures of this! ...

I too would really like to see pictures of this! I have had a similar thought.
Forum: Painting your RV 12-14-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By jcarne
+1 I don't have quite as many hours but this is...

+1 I don't have quite as many hours but this is the same process I have used and it has been bullet proof so far.
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-14-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,175
Posted By jcarne
Ya it works quite well and I like that a backup...

Ya it works quite well and I like that a backup isn't blaring in my ear. haha
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-14-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 221,866
Posted By jcarne
Are the copper clecoes in holes that need some...

Are the copper clecoes in holes that need some oops rivets?
Forum: Safety 12-12-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,357
Posted By jcarne
Same, PPL out of Lakeland but luckily I got...

Same, PPL out of Lakeland but luckily I got current again here in high Wyoming.

To keep it RV related; the RV line for the most part has such good performance it usually doesnít make me worry too...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-12-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,175
Posted By jcarne
I thought about covering it like Carl mentioned...

I thought about covering it like Carl mentioned but in the end I installed it and just tied it to a light on my panel as a backup. Just a nice backup in case a bird takes out my pitot tube and AOA.
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-12-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,175
Posted By jcarne
Should be the holes for the stall warning rib. ...

Should be the holes for the stall warning rib. The hole is just an access for said warning device.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-12-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,449
Posted By jcarne
I have heard both shutters are good products...

I have heard both shutters are good products (personally I have Anti splats) but just a heads up, Van's orders are significantly delayed right now. May be worth a call to Alan to see how quick they...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-10-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,574
Posted By jcarne
Count me in the camp that doesn't like to toy...

Count me in the camp that doesn't like to toy with lower fuel amounts. However, when confronted with lower fuel I fly approaches a little more carefully and don't play the slip game.

The biggest...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-10-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,676
Posted By jcarne
Agreed. Care to share what you use Dan? I'm...

Agreed. Care to share what you use Dan?

I'm in the Nickel boat but always looking for the best options.
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