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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs Yesterday, 12:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By AX-O
Dan, will give you the accurate info soon. I am...

Dan, will give you the accurate info soon. I am trying your method of large inlets. Same diameter rings sam james uses on the RV-10. I went from 24.8 in^2 total to approx 48 in ^2.

Yes 100 deg ROP...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-26-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By AX-O
That is very kind. Thank you.

That is very kind. Thank you.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-26-2021, 01:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By AX-O
Where have you been?! conversation for a...

Where have you been?! conversation for a different forum.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-26-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By AX-O
It is not. That would be cool tho. that does...

It is not. That would be cool tho.

that does fit pretty well. Sucks when the cowl has to come off. :rolleyes:
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-26-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By AX-O
Still tuning and breaking in. The new inlets and...

Still tuning and breaking in. The new inlets and diffusers are not fully completed. I also had to upsize the inlet rings. This plane has basically a new complete FWF set up.

The new intake i...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-25-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By AX-O
The sky was on fire last night

Took Dilemma out yesterday. Parked the airplane and went to grab the towbar. Looked back at the plane and had one of those OMG moments.

Keep pounding rivets, running wires, sanding fiberglass and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,236
Posted By AX-O
Chase duties this weekend for a first flight on...

Chase duties this weekend for a first flight on Justin Inman's Cassutt.

Photo by Brian Reitz.
Forum: Aircraft Camping 02-14-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By AX-O
Here are some pics. 1st pic - that is all dirt...

Here are some pics.
1st pic - that is all dirt behind me.
Last pic - not at dead cow but the dust when you take off is about the same as this.
Forum: Aircraft Camping 02-13-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By AX-O
I went in 2019 (2020 did not happen). There was...

I went in 2019 (2020 did not happen). There was a 12 Million dollar Pilatus jet that landed there. I don't think they did anything special.

The wind storm was rough. You need to take goggles...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-13-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By AX-O
You win..........

You win..........
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-12-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By AX-O
I am not even close to putting power on the...

I am not even close to putting power on the screens. Just trying to figure out if that is something i can do or have to send it out.

That is like...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-12-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By AX-O
I read this already and was not able to find the...

I read this already and was not able to find the specific answer. This only talks about setting the RPM points or turning things off. Not rolling the numbers back to zero.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-12-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By AX-O
Can I reset the HOBBS/TACH on Garmin G3X?

I just purchased a set of non-touch GDU 370/375. I am trying to figure out if I can send the units in somewhere and have the HOBBS/Tach reset to zero. I can't find the answer anywhere. Thanks.
Forum: Propellers 02-08-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By AX-O
I have done a lot of testing with these props....

I have done a lot of testing with these props. 2650 static is way too high. 2250-2350 is about where they should hang out depending on the prop requirements.

2650 on the ground is more like 3000 in...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-04-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By AX-O
I am looking for a radio, either SL-40 or...

I am looking for a radio, either SL-40 or GTR-200. Currently use a SL-40 in my RV.

What do you mean “tough to find a backup”?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-15-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By AX-O
Buy the one from Don at Airflow Performance. They...

Buy the one from Don at Airflow Performance. They are a very nice company to work with and, the valve is cheap and works well. It is a simple AN fitting with a metal ball and pin.

I had the same...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 01-13-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,818
Posted By AX-O
It was closed completely during the holidays. I...

It was closed completely during the holidays. I drove by last weekend and not a single plane was there. Usually see 2 or 3 airplanes there. Call before coming out.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By AX-O
Thank you all. Very useful gouge.

Thank you all. Very useful gouge.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-12-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By AX-O
Anyone installed the echo UAT/GRT GPS with a G3X?

I am working on another project and have a question regarding G3X and the echo UAT/GRT GPS.

I am very familiar with the GRT stuff but I came across a good deal on a set of G3Xs. One legacy GDU 370...
Forum: California 01-09-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By AX-O
West Coast Formation Clinic (WCFC 2021) in Apr has been postponed indefinitely.

All,
due to the current virus situation, the West Coast Formation Clinic (WCFC) for 2021 has been postponed indefinitely. The management team will re-evaluate the situation later on and determine...
Forum: California 01-09-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By AX-O
Annual Ice Cream Social at Inyokern, CA has been cancelled

All,
Due to the current situation with the virus, my wife and I will not be doing the Ice Cream social in March this year. We will re-evaluate later on. Thank you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 20,992
Posted By AX-O
The question for the poll is “Do you use the IFR...

The question for the poll is “Do you use the IFR capability of your RV?” Simple, yes or no. If the person responding has a personal experience that is applicable, it is great to hear that so we can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 20,992
Posted By AX-O
Can you please stop with this non-sense? This is...

Can you please stop with this non-sense? This is not the reason i started this poll. If you want to talk about yourself and own experiences that is a different situation than generalizing all of us. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 20,992
Posted By AX-O
The poll was started a long time ago however,...

The poll was started a long time ago however, runs continuously still today. The data are what they are.

I am the OP. It was just a simple question regarding if folk use the IFR capability in their...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,651
Posted By AX-O
Thank you everyone.

Thank you everyone.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,651
Posted By AX-O
Anyone out there using the AV-30 instrument?

Looking for feedback from folks using the AV-30 uavionics instrument. I have an old school electric turn/bank coordinator that is acting up and was thinking about replacing it with this....
Forum: RV-4 12-20-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By AX-O
Look at my signature for links.

Look at my signature for links.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-04-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 584
Posted By AX-O
Custom Length Crow Enterprizes seat belt set up

All,
I made a video showing how I came up with seatbelts for an Experimental PA-12. It is the same process I followed for the seatbelts installed in Dilemma. That ensured a good fit in my RV. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By AX-O
They no longer carry it.:(

They no longer carry it.:(
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By AX-O
Will give them a call. Thank you.

Will give them a call. Thank you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By AX-O
Looking to rent or borrow resurfacing grinder for cylinder

All,
I ran into an issue on my non RV aircraft. The exhaust port has eroded and can no longer seal between the gasket and the exhaust. I found tan powder on my spark plug and did a bubble check to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-01-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By AX-O
Did the same.

Did the same.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-30-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By AX-O
I made different ones for my Sam James wheel...

I made different ones for my Sam James wheel pants.



Items on the way.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-27-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By AX-O
Roger. Roger, second in line.

Roger.

Roger, second in line.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-27-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By AX-O
do they look like this? If so, these are new and...

do they look like this? If so, these are new and for sale. $30 plus...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-24-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,950
Posted By AX-O
You were operating in a MOA. And in the vicinity...

You were operating in a MOA. And in the vicinity of a training route. Would you rather that airspace be Restricted and that way non of us can fly in there?

You are 50% of the see and avoid. If you...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-14-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,215
Posted By AX-O
Some advice form a "local". if you are going to...

Some advice form a "local". if you are going to go, don't go with only one plane. Life is ok as long as things don't break. As soon as you have an issue, life sucks pretty quickly. It is normal...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,982
Posted By AX-O
I have one that i no longer need. Bought it from...

I have one that i no longer need. Bought it from Saber. Also have bolts and it is set up for a catto prop if you have one. Send me a Pm if interested. All of it was used for a few hours.

Needed for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,961
Posted By AX-O
[QUOTE=RV8JD;1431073]I think you are getting...

[QUOTE=RV8JD;1431073]I think you are getting caught by the same thing Martin ("goatflieg") was in another thread (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=182503). Remove the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,961
Posted By AX-O
Getting back to this project. Tim did a great...

Getting back to this project. Tim did a great job machining this part. There a few things I would do different on this part if I were to do it again. Those are a thinner flange, lightening holes...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-02-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,045
Posted By AX-O
Thank you for the feedback. Will pass it along.

Thank you for the feedback. Will pass it along.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-01-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,045
Posted By AX-O
My buds worked hard on this. it is great to see...

My buds worked hard on this. it is great to see this out, may be helping folks think of something else for a few seconds.

Nice job...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By AX-O
I have been using this between my carbon fiber...

I have been using this between my carbon fiber plenum and the aluminum baffles. so far it is working well.

https://www.mcmaster.com/85925K205
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,675
Posted By AX-O
Sometimes the simplest solutions work just fine.

Sometimes the simplest solutions work just fine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,675
Posted By AX-O
Was having the same issues. I slowed the first...

Was having the same issues. I slowed the first layer down to 60% print speed. That took care of it. Now the prints are perfect.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-20-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,069
Posted By AX-O
I have a plane power alternator and that light...

I have a plane power alternator and that light has never worked at all. I even replaced the light bulb with the ridiculously priced one they say is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,675
Posted By AX-O
PM me your address. Will send you a few in an...

PM me your address. Will send you a few in an envelope for free.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,961
Posted By AX-O
Drawing. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/RrMJPnC...

Drawing.
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/RrMJPnCBsMlXhjZMdc9srzTrg2q_cwgqGPxrHBlBF2YX8TQYeKPGQDYz_iH9ZEAzisc3I-Tk-nzYierKKWG5Aur21MIxhoAU3C5eMCSPISuVAJE2IAaY_yD2qGE7kdNZIPHDlzerCBbdqD_kpESQczRS8Uo2G...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,961
Posted By AX-O
The project has been moving forward. After...

The project has been moving forward. After talking with a few folks, Tim Feeney wanted to give it a go. He is on VAF (TFeeney) and an RV-10 builder. We decided to go with aluminum as the material....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,675
Posted By AX-O
The ones I am making are free to those using it,...

The ones I am making are free to those using it, not to me (the one making them).

I am trying to help a little, and have some fun while I am at it. At the end of the day we are both helping and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,675
Posted By AX-O
test run done. Going into mass print this...

test run done. Going into mass print this weekend.
https://www.vansaircraft.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/face-mask-headband1-axel.jpg
Forum: COMM 04-09-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,875
Posted By AX-O
It is crazy how 10 years later this resurfaces...

It is crazy how 10 years later this resurfaces and people now support the original function requested.

Let me see what happens with this request in 10 years.
To radio manufactures, please implement...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,301
Posted By AX-O
I printed it with PLA on my 3D printer for fit...

I printed it with PLA on my 3D printer for fit trials. Did you mean print it with some sort of metal compund of stronger plastic?



Email sent.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,301
Posted By AX-O
all, got about 8 folks that contacted me. Will...

all,
got about 8 folks that contacted me. Will get back with everyone tomorrow. Found a shop about 90 miles from home. Thank you so much for the response.

break

the rocket adapter wont work. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,301
Posted By AX-O
Thanks for the info guys. I was trying to make...

Thanks for the info guys.

I was trying to make this out of one piece. Already made one out of 2 pieces with fractions of cloth. not happy with it. in the quest for learning, I also wanted to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,301
Posted By AX-O
Looking for a machine or CNC shop

All,
I designed an air filter adapter for the carbon fiber part I have been working on...
Forum: COMM 03-24-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,652
Posted By AX-O
Finn, this is easy to do. I did it on my -4 when...

Finn,
this is easy to do. I did it on my -4 when I was racing at reno. All you have to do is grab a standard RG-XX coaxial cable and strip the shielding and grounding wire off. Leaving the center...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,961
Posted By AX-O
Been working on some other projects but wanted to...

Been working on some other projects but wanted to continue with this one yesterday.

I was trying to figure out how the air filter would seal on the cone flange. The filter has a small ridge. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,590
Posted By AX-O
The folder is ?public?. Some folks can see...

The folder is ?public?.

Some folks can see google pics sone cannot. I believe if you log in to google, you can see the pics. Not logged in, no pics. Something changed as this was not a problem...
Forum: California 03-17-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,265
Posted By AX-O
*******RESCHEDULED*********

All,
passing this info on behalf of Tank, Slick and I.

With the numerous virus restrictions imposed and the safety of our friends in mind, we will be rescheduling the WCFC 2020 to a future date. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,590
Posted By AX-O
Surprise gift from Greg at Van?s Aircraft

Came home to an unexpected box at my house. Opened it up and found these 2 nice glasses with the new Van’s Aircraft Logo. Got in touch with Greg and he said it was a thank you gift for the Ice...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,330
Posted By AX-O
Mark, looks like something else is going on with...

Mark, looks like something else is going on with that rudder.

There are creases and deformities around the lower rod end bearing (on the skin). Did the rudder hit the rudder stop hard due to wind?...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,202
Posted By AX-O
That was one of our favorite trips. My wife said...

That was one of our favorite trips. My wife said your welcome for the callsign. Uncle Rico could throw a football clean across mountains back in 1982. He also had a sweet van.
Forum: California 03-08-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,101
Posted By AX-O
Google pics at it again.

Google pics at it again.
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