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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-30-2022, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Sent a PM regarding magneto.

Sent a PM regarding magneto.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-12-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,089
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
I look at it like this, I certainly wouldn't...

I look at it like this, I certainly wouldn't ground my airplane if all I had in my shop was Walmart boat trailer bearing grease when repacking my RV7 wheel bearings, aeroshell 22 is fine also, its...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-12-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,089
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Aeroshell 5

Sure the Walmart wheel bearing grease will work fine but get a tube of Aeroshell 5 for your next tire change. It's the best.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-28-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,905
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Flight of four, New England Style

Nice breakfast flight with good friends! Flight of Four RVs for a quick fuel stop at 6B6 (Minuteman Airport) and then on to 63B (Limington, ME) for an awesome breakfast! Great close to Thanksgiving...
Forum: ADS-B 11-26-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,290
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Dave, Understood. But the reason why I posted...

Dave,
Understood. But the reason why I posted this is to express my concerns and highlight the vulnerability of our personal information during a potential cyber threat. I have edited the original...
Forum: ADS-B 11-26-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,290
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
ADSB outage caused by cybersecurity concerns.

FYI, for anyone concerned about there privacy, Recent ADSB "Tools" outage from November 9 thru November...
Forum: Painting your RV 06-21-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,921
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
The PPG concept single stage and the Nason 2k...

The PPG concept single stage and the Nason 2k urethane single stage are excellent products. Plus you can sand and buff to perfection with both. Although I’m not familiar with the economy PPG single...
Forum: RV-14 05-25-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,143
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Twin Hornet 22

About as simple as the 100 watt light bulb solution. I highly recommend this product. This is placed into the cowl thru the oil door and sits on the bottom of cowling, works great and nothing glued...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-25-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,102
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Well said Carl. This is the correct method for...

Well said Carl. This is the correct method for leaning your engine on the ground. Copy and paste this into your POH.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-01-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,945
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
If your using the standard GA nylon pitot and...

If your using the standard GA nylon pitot and static pluming, be sure and use teflon tape on the threads of the nylon fitting that screws into an aluminum housing such as a steam gauge or Garmin...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-03-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,944
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Mine looked similar after about 500 hours. The...

Mine looked similar after about 500 hours. The metal mesh deteriorates over time and changes into the shape/position that the filter is oh slightly loaded to.
Forum: Northeast 02-15-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,007
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Thanks Bill for the good words. Come on up, N.C...

Thanks Bill for the good words. Come on up, N.C is a day trip.
Forum: Northeast 02-13-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,007
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Alton Bay today

Runway and weather conditions perfect. All restaurants are open. Starts to get real busy around 8:30am.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-07-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,133
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Delete the cosmetic interior

Sell the "full interior" on this forum and just go with the CA or Sierra seats and stick boots from classic aero.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-05-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,673
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
There all good

All of the engine parts manufactures are good. Lycoming, ECI, Superior. Its the engine build shop knowledge base is what you want.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,016
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
I highly recommend these from American Optic....

I highly recommend these from American Optic. Headset friendly and non polarized. Made in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,760
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Congrats Dave, nice work. Now you can fly it to...

Congrats Dave, nice work. Now you can fly it to Oshkosh so you can win an award.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-11-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Accomplish the SB, for reliabilty

One of my copper electrodes type (pre SB 1-15A) distributor gears failed at about 425 hours.

Accomplish the 500 hour inspection and comply with the SB that replaces the copper electrode with...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-26-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,265
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Thats awesome love it. Im ticked at myself for...

Thats awesome love it. Im ticked at myself for not thinking of it first.:)
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-25-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,374
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Very interesting. Just for comparison these are...

Very interesting. Just for comparison these are my rv7 specs:
TmxIO360, sensi metal prop, pc680, g3x non touch with steam backup, gtx327, sl40, No autopilot servos, only one landing light, ahrs, and...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-23-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,374
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
You have a excellent engine and prop combination,...

You have a excellent engine and prop combination, and which should put you in the sweet spot. I would discourage the crush plate thing. I have the same combination with no cg issues. Please give us...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-01-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,180
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Mattituck was one of the best, if your engine...

Mattituck was one of the best, if your engine came out of there you have a good one.

If you have a 2013 era TMX-IO-360 its mostly ECI components. See if the engine build component sheet is with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,074
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Thanks for that Mark, Its fun to see how the rest...

Thanks for that Mark, Its fun to see how the rest of the RV world lives.
Forum: ADS-B 04-10-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,737
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
I stand corrected. I encountered some non...

I stand corrected.

I encountered some non performing emitters soon after a successful ADS-B install and after receiving a passing performance report at/and around the time I enabled and operated in...
Forum: ADS-B 04-09-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,737
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
If your squawking 1200 and fly under a class...

If your squawking 1200 and fly under a class bravo floor or inside a mode C vail portion of ADSB rule airspace you will get a Flt Id mismatch red flag on your failed report. And eventually a friendly...
Forum: ADS-B 04-09-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,737
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Clarity in the FAR's would help. I read them...

Clarity in the FAR's would help. I read them about 10 times to try and find the language of "anonymous mode not approved in ADSB rule airspace" and cant seem to find it as of a month or so ago. That...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-04-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,233
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Surface treatment under the sealant

If the inside of the tank is accessible the ideal surface treatment for the sealant to stick properly is to etch with a scotch brite pad. and then alodine the etched area to prevent corrosion.
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-04-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,233
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
What are you trying to accomplish?

Hi Bill,
Please give a bit more info on what you are trying to repair with your fuel tank. Are the tanks built completely and leaking? Is the rear tank baffle removed? Are you trying to remove...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,691
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Well said!

Well said!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,527
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Just wondering if you desert fliers run slime in...

Just wondering if you desert fliers run slime in your tubes? Is it necessary?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-27-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,494
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
The Novus 3 step polish...

The Novus 3 step polish kit
https://www.skygeek.com/novus-plastic-polish-kit.html
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,129
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
If your buddy is using the nylon pitot and static...

If your buddy is using the nylon pitot and static tubing in the picture below, be sure to use Teflon tape, on the nylon threads that screw into an aluminum or brass (back of steam gauge or garmin...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-01-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,496
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Twin Hornet 22

It's not an oil sump heater that you asked about, but I recommend this engine cowl Pre-heater. https://www.aircraftheaters.com/aircraftheaters I just set it into the bottom of my engine cowling thru...
Forum: Safety 12-30-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 121,778
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Thanks Mike for putting that together. Explained...

Thanks Mike for putting that together. Explained well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,228
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Oh Man! So many great options, thanks guys. I'm...

Oh Man! So many great options, thanks guys. I'm taking notes.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,228
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Claude, Thanks for the pirep of the area. Looking...

Claude, Thanks for the pirep of the area. Looking forward to this trip.
Kevin
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,228
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Prince Edward Island this summer

I'm looking into doing a trip up to Summerside (CYSU) this summer for a couple of days. Are there any RV drivers in the area that could give some recommendation's on places to stay and sight see?...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,381
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Great write up Don thanks for sharing. Nice work...

Great write up Don thanks for sharing. Nice work There is no need to delete your post, I think the majority of us really enjoyed and learned from it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,010
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
I assume that you are referencing the picture...

I assume that you are referencing the picture above.

Actually I don't have an avionics master switch, although my fuel pump switch is located next to my alternator switch and the layout works quit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,010
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Dave nailed it. Also how about a mod that is even...

Dave nailed it. Also how about a mod that is even lighter, works better and takes less time to fabricate than what's shown in the plans. Move your throttle cables to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Get one of these preheaters. no glue, no extra...

Get one of these preheaters. no glue, no extra weight, nothing extra to lug around all summer, simple as it gets, and safe.


https://www.aircraftheaters.com/aircraftheaters
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,566
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Transition Training

Like others have said, "Transition training".

Get very current in the spam can that you fly now, and then after training with Mike S. (or equivalent) come home and fly your plane.

Also I...
Forum: Northeast 09-02-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,717
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Coming up on Friday and looking forward to seeing...

Coming up on Friday and looking forward to seeing the museum and lobsters. First for us. Any recommendation's on lodging?
Forum: RV-14 05-15-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,576
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Build per plans, keep your...

Build per plans, keep your systems/panel/electrical simple, Don't prime. Build at your house/garage, heat your workshop, Install a big dry erase board in your shop for notes, Buy quick release pins...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-16-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,715
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Thanks Steve for the heads up. I'm standing...

Thanks Steve for the heads up. I'm standing by.
Kevin
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-09-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,364
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Thanks Nige for sharing your research. great info...

Thanks Nige for sharing your research. great info and write up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,944
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
I disagree, be it a privilege or a right, it does...

I disagree, be it a privilege or a right, it does not entitle the "general public" to my personal information.

As fun as it is, my personal information should not be open to satisfy an "aviation...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,944
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Your correct!

There is no good reason. Its one more piece for the identity thefts to complete there puzzle on YOU! It should be changed.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-20-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,159
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
RV Dog-fighting

Bill, What a great idea, I'm in. Pretty soon we will have RV "dog-fighting" clinics. How cool is that.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-18-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 44,739
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Bald Mountain Camp 2019 Fly In

What a great day. Good call CJ.


http://www.kevinsrv7.com/rangeley4.JPG

http://www.kevinsrv7.com/rangeley3.JPG

http://www.kevinsrv7.com/rangeley2.JPG

http://www.kevinsrv7.com/rangeley1.JPG
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 726
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
3D CAD Drawings for RV-7

Does anyone know where I can find/purchase 3D Cad drawings for the RV-7? And possibly the Bay Tower download and pirep for accuracy? Thanks
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-03-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,126
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
The Desser retreads are high quality.

The Desser retreads are high quality.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-03-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,126
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
when ordering retreads from desser, you may want...

when ordering retreads from desser, you may want to request the same manufacture of the retreaded tire. otherwise they may just toss 2 of the same size tires for shipping, but not necessary be the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-02-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,777
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Avstar or Bendix style fuel control

I have had great performance and zero issues with my Avstar fuel servo @600hours.

In addition it works well with the Vans cables and linkages, with just a minor mod to the Vans snorkel, and easy to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,153
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Absolutely

The answer is YES! get your repair as certificate. You earned it. And you are eligible.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-04-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,396
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
No but I do recommend placing your power levers...

No but I do recommend placing your power levers on the panel instead as shown here.

http://www.kevinsrv7.com/hannahpanel1.jpg
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-28-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,524
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Thanks guys for the response

Thanks guys for the response
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-27-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,524
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
I am having the same symptoms with my g3x non...

I am having the same symptoms with my g3x non touch. Not only is the gps very slow to paint but all mfd functions (not the pfd ADARHS although) are slow to operate and intermittently lags severely. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,444
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Thumbs up That's awesome!

That's awesome!
Forum: RV-14 12-16-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,579
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Regarding pitch plane! Duplicate the cabin...

Regarding pitch plane! Duplicate the cabin longeron angle.

Regarding roll plane! I don't think its that critical, but you can certainly add a thin spacer under the upper attach bracket mount holes...
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,579
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Right wing tip OK.

Mine works like a charm in the right wingtip shown here.

http://www.kevinsrv7.com/050515.html
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-26-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,374
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Fuel predominantly used

Pete, What type of fuel do you consume the most?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,444
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
I here ya, It's also allot of fun when the tower...

I here ya, It's also allot of fun when the tower asks if your a "twin"! Or I will call your base because you and the Pilatus when be arriving at the same time!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-23-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,843
Posted By kevinsrv7.com
Yes

Yes the water drips coming from my gtx 327 the night before didn't seem to be a problem on the next power up. I will be prepared for next year though. Just bought a canopy cover and folding chair.:)
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