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Forum: Painting your RV 05-05-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Kracon at KLHM did a really nice job on my wheel...

Kracon at KLHM did a really nice job on my wheel pants. Iíve seen Davidís RV-9 and it looks great.

Iím pretty sure Bruce had his Cardinal painted there. It looks awesome.

http://kracon.com/
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-17-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,466
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I had just under 100 hours when I started looking...

I had just under 100 hours when I started looking for an RV-8 to buy. Did three days of training with Mike Seagar in an RV-7. Bought an RV-8 and flew it home to NorCal from Arizona. My longest...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-06-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I fly my RV8 without passengers most of the time....

I fly my RV8 without passengers most of the time.

My Odyssey PC 680 battery is on the firewall.

For a ballast, I have a new, (unused) 25 lb bag of kitty litter. I put the sealed bag of litter...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-31-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Bill, I bought one of the first CPI2. I think...

Bill,

I bought one of the first CPI2. I think serial number 3. SDS supplied me with a small exterior filter circuit that connected four wires (two black, two red) using available pins in their...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-30-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Bill, Did you install the filter supplied by SDS?

Bill,

Did you install the filter supplied by SDS?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,877
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Smile FFI practice out of KLHM - Lincoln. Two flights....

FFI practice out of KLHM - Lincoln. Two flights. First - two ships. Second - three ships. Turned out to be fantastic weather.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-16-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By Chkaharyer99
My experience is similar. Been running the dual...

My experience is similar. Been running the dual CPI-2 for just over a year now. Very happy with the performance. The low RPM idle is smooth. Starts easily when hot.

Ross and Barry are awesome.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,625
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Did my flight review with instructor Mary. ...

Did my flight review with instructor Mary. Departed KLHM > KMHR > KSAC > KSMF > KLHM. Been awhile since Iíve carried a passenger. The dual instructions was awesome.
Forum: Reviews 09-07-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,172
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Rob and his staff are exceptional. So are the...

Rob and his staff are exceptional. So are the products.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,853
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Flaps down on shut down?

Flaps down on shut down?

Yes.
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-29-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,865
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Is this John from Lincoln? Hangared on the south...

Is this John from Lincoln? Hangared on the south side?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-15-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,191
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thanks for the quick response Ross. My CPI2...

Thanks for the quick response Ross.

My CPI2 works great as wired per diagram.

On another note, never had a fuse blow on CPI2.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-15-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,191
Posted By Chkaharyer99
As a CPI2 owner/operator Iíve been following this...

As a CPI2 owner/operator Iíve been following this thread with interest. As said previously I wired my dual channel system per plans. I do however appreciate the points made about having the purple...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-11-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,191
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I have the SDS dual CPI2 in my RV-8. I installed...

I have the SDS dual CPI2 in my RV-8. I installed the provided filter supplied by SDS. My ECU?s are mounted to the bottom of the cover that is next to the right gear tower. My backup battery is...
Forum: Propellers 06-27-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,184
Posted By Chkaharyer99
David, You are part of a surgical team. "As...

David,

You are part of a surgical team.

"As part of the overall tracking of items in the operating room (Hangar), each facility (Experimental Pilot working on their aircraft) should have a policy...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-11-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-11-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Doug, Thank you for posting. Can you go to...

Doug,

Thank you for posting. Can you go to shop.snapon.com and confirm that ?1/4" Drive 12-Point SAE 9/16" Flank Drive? Deep Flare Nut Crowfoot Wrench? item number AN85089B is the same tool you?re...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-08-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I had a very successful test flight today after...

I had a very successful test flight today after the installation of my SDS CPI-2, dual channel controller and optional backup battery.

As expected the system works as advertised and I am happy to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-08-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,394
Posted By Chkaharyer99
The pp in my RV-8 stopped producing electrons...

The pp in my RV-8 stopped producing electrons after almost 900 hours. The failed pp was installed by builder in 2008. Based on reports of reliability I?d say that may be above average.

I bought...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Very nicely done. Thanks for sharing. I have an...

Very nicely done. Thanks for sharing.

I have an RV-8. I put my SDS CPI2 EI ECU under the cover in the same spot in my RV-8. I was thinking about doing something similar for the CPI2...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-12-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Great news Bruce! Glad it worked out.

Great news Bruce! Glad it worked out.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-20-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Ross, I have a dual CPI-2 with SDS backup...

Ross,

I have a dual CPI-2 with SDS backup battery for my IO-360 with CS prop. RPM is limited to 2700. I intend to use the two switch configuration shown in your diagram.

Looks like your red...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-17-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Ross, I received my CPI2 dual ignition system...

Ross,

I received my CPI2 dual ignition system along with the SDS backup battery tray. The quality of the machining and finish is exceptional. The wiring harness look fantastic.

Looking forward...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-13-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Got the email. Thank you for the usual quick...

Got the email. Thank you for the usual quick complete response. Also, thank you for all the transparency in design and testing of this product. Looking forward to the benefits of an SDS CPI2 Ei.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-13-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Ross, I already purchased and received the CPI...

Ross,

I already purchased and received the CPI firewall forward components for a dual ignition 4 cylinder system. I have no controller.

I believe I will only need the CPI2 (Dual 4 Cylinder)...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-21-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,935
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I used Nord washers at the recommendation of B&C...

I used Nord washers at the recommendation of B&C to mount my B&C starter to my IO-360. I replaced a broken SkyTec.

Cool video. Thanks
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-20-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,115
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thanks for the write up and cool pics Brian. ...

Thanks for the write up and cool pics Brian. Looks fun. I'll be watching your progress this year in the IAC. You inspire me.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-15-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,881
Posted By Chkaharyer99
David, Great pic. There were a couple small...

David,

Great pic. There were a couple small jets on our field at Lincoln yesterday. I was considering sliding my 8 between them and grabbing a pic. When I first saw your pic I thought that?s what...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-05-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
The CPI2 looks great Ross. I have all the...

The CPI2 looks great Ross.

I have all the firewall forward parts two ignitions (IO-360). All I need is a dual CPI2 controller, a dual remote module the battery tray and related wiring harnesses...
Forum: RV-14 11-26-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,761
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Mehrdad, Chubby and beautiful, even more...

Mehrdad,

Chubby and beautiful, even more beautiful then your RV-7A. Can't wait to see her in person.

Charlie
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-08-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Great news. I hope I?m near the front of the...

Great news. I hope I?m near the front of the line for the CPI2 and related battery components. I already have the FF components. Any idea what the price will be yet?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-12-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Ross, Referencing the nomenclature on the two...

Ross,

Referencing the nomenclature on the two LED?s depicted on the top of the CPI2, are those LEDS meant to identify the main power source vs the auxiliary power source? Main battery/aux battery?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-11-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Great to see some progress. Any info you are...

Great to see some progress. Any info you are willing to share about price points & buttonology?

How?s the aux battery tray coming along? How soon will it be ready for the market place?

Missed...
Forum: Reviews 09-29-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,927
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Gary, I was reviewing this thread as it?s nearly...

Gary,

I was reviewing this thread as it?s nearly time for another set of tires on my RV-8. I noticed I never acknowledged and thanked you for your response to my post. I sincerely value your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,148
Posted By Chkaharyer99
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,666
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Dynon Dave and Associates, It was my great honor...

Dynon Dave and Associates,

It was my great honor and privilege to act as crew chief for my friend Lee Ulrich, #101, a turbo charged angle valve IO-360, Vans RV-7, called the "General Lee".

My job...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,666
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Dynon Support Metal Mafia@Reno Air Races

I want to acknowledge the folks at Dynon for their generous support of the Sport Class at the 2018 Reno Air Races.

Dynon generously provided the Sport Class A large well equipped hospitality tent. ...
Forum: ADS-B 08-22-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,928
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Yes. Jump if you have the need and the money. ...

Yes. Jump if you have the need and the money.

I have a GTX 345 in my RV-8. I like it but...

Knowing what I know now, if I had to do it all again, I would get the GTX 335 for the discount and...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-06-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,624
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Greg, any idea what actually fails inside the...

Greg, any idea what actually fails inside the pump? Impeller, bearings, motor or maybe a combination there of? Have you opened it up? If so, what do the components look like?

Great write up. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,117
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I was on the fence until I looked at your trip...

I was on the fence until I looked at your trip report (http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...d.php?t=142640)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,035
Posted By Chkaharyer99
A chair and more. For a price. EAA The...

A chair and more. For a price.

EAA

The Aviators Club is your place to relax, chill, chow down, and watch the air show from the best seats around.

Open Monday through Saturday during...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 528,535
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Steve, 1. Agreed. 2. Copy. Would you use 6...

Steve,

1. Agreed.

2. Copy. Would you use 6 ounce cloth or something else? I have West Systems Epoxy.

3. Copy.

4. Agreed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 528,535
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Steve, I see you added an exterior bump hump...

Steve,

I see you added an exterior bump hump just below the inlet. On the inside there is a groove.

Pretty cleaver. I think I understand your thinking with that addition. Correct me if I?m...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-13-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Any updates? My brand new in the box CPI...

Any updates? My brand new in the box CPI firewall forward is awaiting its new CPI 2 controller and backup battery.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 528,535
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Looks great Steve.

Looks great Steve.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 528,535
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thank you. I was going to ask more questions but...

Thank you. I was going to ask more questions but looked here ( www.darinanderson.com ) and saw your process. Nice work. Thanks again.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 528,535
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Darin, Will you put the carbon fiber on the...

Darin,

Will you put the carbon fiber on the inside or outside or both inside and outside.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,461
Posted By Chkaharyer99
2. Non-counterbalanced crank and constant speed...

2. Non-counterbalanced crank and constant speed prop. No prop issues/failure.

Titan IO-360 Parallel valve. 9:1 compression.

Hartzell metal blended airfoil with B-hub.

Approximately 800 hours on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 528,535
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Probably not if the fiberglass layup was done on...

Probably not if the fiberglass layup was done on the inside of the 3D plug. On a one piece unit, the vane would trap the fiberglass layup making release of the layup very difficult.

Maybe the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 528,535
Posted By Chkaharyer99
You do great work! Fast too! I saw your PM. ...

You do great work! Fast too! I saw your PM. Agreed.

I sent you an email with modifications.

Thanks again.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 528,535
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thank you! Understood regarding ABS temperature...

Thank you!

Understood regarding ABS temperature limitations. I have a sketch. I can email it to you.

I would like to use the 3D ABS model as a plug for a fiberglass oil cooler plenum.

Check...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 528,535
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Steve, I?ve been following this thread and...

Steve,

I?ve been following this thread and appreciate your talent.

I think there might be a market for an oil cooler plenum to accommodate those who remote mount oil coolers. An alternative to...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-07-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,637
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Not sure what model Hartzell you have. This...

Not sure what model Hartzell you have.

This link may be of interest to you if you have this prop commonly used on RV's: https://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/Hartzell_c2yr.pdf


New Hartzell "Blended...
Forum: Safety 07-04-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,635
Posted By Chkaharyer99
ForeFlight

ForeFlight
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-23-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,653
Posted By Chkaharyer99
I believe Skylor is correct. I have an...

I believe Skylor is correct.

I have an Aviation Products tailwheel fork on my RV-8. It?s pretty stout. It originally had a larger diameter (six inch?) wheel. I replaced the large wheel with a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-20-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,481
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Thanks Bruce. Great write up and picks.

Thanks Bruce. Great write up and picks.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-20-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,481
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Is the installation included with the purchase?

Is the installation included with the purchase?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-14-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Wait a minute. You mean to tell me after I?ve...

Wait a minute. You mean to tell me after I?ve waited all this time your not going to offer the CPI2 in ?green?.

I appreciate the extra testing and transparency Ross.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,932
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Mehrdad, Did you paint your 7A? It looked...

Mehrdad,

Did you paint your 7A? It looked great. If not, who painted it?

Charlie
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 117,213
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Big shout out to Ms. Laura. Congratulations! ...

Big shout out to Ms. Laura. Congratulations! Possibly a plane of her own. What’s it going to be? Vans, Rans or ?

One thing for sure, The sky will be a lot brighter with Ms. Laura piloting...
Forum: Reviews 05-27-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,654
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Buying QT Halo online from factory

I own and use a Quiet Technologies Halo headset. I absolutely love them and want a second set.

Recently I went to the website to purchase another Halo headset but found they will not except an...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-25-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Outstanding Ross. I?m an advocate of fully...

Outstanding Ross.

I?m an advocate of fully automatic switching.

The display looks good. Font size and color looks right. The flashing display idea for a visual low voltage alert seems right.

Did...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-25-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Excellent. Can the CPI2 Be manually switched...

Excellent.

Can the CPI2 Be manually switched to select one battery over the other?

Does it matter what battery chemistry one uses?

Can battery chemistry be mixed, for example, AGM lead acid...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-25-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 82,729
Posted By Chkaharyer99
Is the battery switchover circuit testable? If...

Is the battery switchover circuit testable? If so, how?
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