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Forum: RV-10 04-08-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By BCP Boys
Jiggy-Jog

I don't know, if it were me I think I may like to fit it through the Jiggy-Jog just because it sounds fun :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-04-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By BCP Boys
So it wasn't the screen after all huh? Glad you...

So it wasn't the screen after all huh? Glad you took it home and plugged it in. You know my answer about the upgrading question. Add it to the list after the RV10 is finished :rolleyes: I think I...
Forum: RV-10 03-05-2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By BCP Boys
Not that my preference matters for your airplane,...

Not that my preference matters for your airplane, but if I was looking for an RV to purchase and it didn't have brakes on the right side, I would have some serious reservations about it. I would...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-24-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By BCP Boys
X-naut

Although I do not have this myself, I did see it at a show (maybe it was Oshkosh) and thought it was a cool solution. It a bit bulky but I guess it has to be for holding the fans. It's a bit pricey...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-06-2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By BCP Boys
No Glideslope available on the AV30 - According...

No Glideslope available on the AV30 - According the uAvionix, no plan to add that. Very simple to install -I've been running it for over a year in my Exp Cub, love it. I'm also a huge Garmin fan so...
Forum: Painting your RV 01-29-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,061
Posted By BCP Boys
So sorry

I love the Fastback RV8 and it's such a shame that this moron missed up your paint. I sincerely hope that not only you didn't pay him, but you are going to sue him for the damage and what's it's...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-24-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,357
Posted By BCP Boys
AOA

Well I'm not sure being rude is the best way to give constructive criticism so I'll try to be nice :p

- First flight - Keep it short. Go around the pattern once and land with a nervous passenger. ...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-21-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 30,480
Posted By BCP Boys
Actually Creighton King is the inventor but the...

Actually Creighton King is the inventor but the Patey brothers invested in him and created the company. Absolutely great product and even better people to buy from.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,705
Posted By BCP Boys
Something is fishy with a seller that won't take...

Something is fishy with a seller that won't take a certified check and is not even willing to verify it a day or two before hand with your bank. Sometimes it's hard to walk away from a "good deal"...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-20-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,054
Posted By BCP Boys
Wow! There are so many things I wanna say right...

Wow! There are so many things I wanna say right now but for the sake of Doug's rules, I'll keep it shut... but Wow just Wow.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-08-2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,806
Posted By BCP Boys
I was taught this early on. It works great most...

I was taught this early on. It works great most of the except when dealing with weather or ATC keeps you high until you are 10 miles out.... :rolleyes:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,161
Posted By BCP Boys
Ed has some great points here. +1 on the 10" for...

Ed has some great points here. +1 on the 10" for the right side . looks like you have the space. In the long term you will wish you paid the extra $900 for the larger screen. I know I did after...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-20-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,140
Posted By BCP Boys
Good data, best advice

Reading through this on a cold morning while drinking coffee and learning my daily lessons from folks that are way more knowledgable than I am about airplanes.... The one take away for me on most...
Forum: RV-10 12-13-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By BCP Boys
I used the cowl savers material and liked it. ...

I used the cowl savers material and liked it. The idea around it is that their material is very slippery on the top side that meets up with the cowl thus not transferring the vibration from the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-09-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,407
Posted By BCP Boys
I think this is more about how often you do the...

I think this is more about how often you do the maintenance than which is the right grease. When I was learning about my plane and learning the ins and outs of tailwheel flying, I was told that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By BCP Boys
Depends. I've told several pilots that are...

Depends. I've told several pilots that are looking to get in to an RV to look at their mission and their flight habits. Look at your log book if you keep a good comment section. If you see that...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-14-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,987
Posted By BCP Boys
Have you gutted out your Toyota? maybe no...

Have you gutted out your Toyota? maybe no interior, no doors and take out the AC system, maybe power steering :D then maybe you will be able to compare it to what your airplanes weights....:p:p
Forum: Propellers 11-03-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,673
Posted By BCP Boys
Renting

So I just rented the prop balancer and my suggestion is to just have someone that has done this in the past help you or just have it done :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,968
Posted By BCP Boys
I think you already know the answer. Most likely...

I think you already know the answer. Most likely you are just trying to figure out if others would do what you sort of want to do, which is just wing it (no pun intended), buy the plane and hope for...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 10-09-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 246,492
Posted By BCP Boys
Comparison to Rans S21

For those that keep wondering if Vans puts out a plane that may compare to the S21, I can just bet about bet you a year salary that they could do that in their sleep. Speaking from experience, the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-09-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,257
Posted By BCP Boys
If you see an 87 number for flaps, its more...

If you see an 87 number for flaps, its more likely in Knots. 87 knots is the 7 uses...
Forum: Safety 09-25-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,580
Posted By BCP Boys
Great discussion here and eye opening I'm sure...

Great discussion here and eye opening I'm sure for lots of folks. One thing no one has mentioned is that generally (and don't beat me up on this because I said generally and not usually) engines...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-22-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,249
Posted By BCP Boys
It may be a maximum performance for a trainer...

It may be a maximum performance for a trainer (Cessna 150/172) to demonstrate a coordinate bank in a climb but on our planes it's something we do daily :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-22-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 141,054
Posted By BCP Boys
Another request for the Temporary "Shut Up Betty"...

Another request for the Temporary "Shut Up Betty" Button :D

And if you can just sell that button, sort of like the Easy Button that Staples sells, I would like to take a few of those and place them...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-15-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,027
Posted By BCP Boys
I guess that's okay given it's 1/3 of the price :D

I guess that's okay given it's 1/3 of the price :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,103
Posted By BCP Boys
Been waiting for the next FFI clinic. This one...

Been waiting for the next FFI clinic. This one sounds like it will be an excellent opportunity. Looking forward to more info and sign up.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-07-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By BCP Boys
It sounds like you are planning to fly some hard...

It sounds like you are planning to fly some hard IFR and want complete redundancy, which is fine. I'm not going to try to persuade you in any other direction but I will share what I decided to do. ...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-02-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,248
Posted By BCP Boys
I second that from a performance standpoint, I...

I second that from a performance standpoint, I have a one in my Exp. SuperCub that replaced an PC680 and it turns the prop faster and has been flawless for the past 8 months. Prop turns as fast as...
Forum: COMM 07-29-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,463
Posted By BCP Boys
Since the GTR200 has a built-in intercom, you may...

Since the GTR200 has a built-in intercom, you may want to consider simplifying things by removing the PS Engineering Intercom (unless this is going into a 4 place plane) or you want other features...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,361
Posted By BCP Boys
I believe I met this Panther and his owner :D at...

I believe I met this Panther and his owner :D at a fly-in not too long ago. Very nice plane and the build was very nice. I was shocked that we don't hear more about this plane. I was definitely...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-18-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,431
Posted By BCP Boys
When I did mine it was a really tight fit. You...

When I did mine it was a really tight fit. You may feel better if you speak with someone at Whirlwind but during my installation one of the airport buddies was giving me a hand during the install...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-15-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,540
Posted By BCP Boys
Why not change the oil filter once a year at...

Why not change the oil filter once a year at annual time. Such a cheap maintenance item ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-04-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,904
Posted By BCP Boys
Anyone else having issues ?

I'm a big fan of Garmin and the Garmin Team. These folks are some of the best in the business. Unfortunately it seems like the last couple of software releases have had some corky issues. I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-27-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,011
Posted By BCP Boys
Wyze Cam

For the money, there is no better camera than Wyze. I have several around the house, at the hangar and if I were building, I would certainly use one. You won't be sorry.
Forum: ADS-B 06-26-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,394
Posted By BCP Boys
For those who are using the GTX23 for ADSB out,...

For those who are using the GTX23 for ADSB out, what are you using for your certified position?
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-24-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,147
Posted By BCP Boys
I don't have fly an RV8 so I'm not speaking from...

I don't have fly an RV8 so I'm not speaking from experience but watching your video I couldn't help but think to myself that in a real emergency when your heart's pumping and you are trying to get to...
Forum: Safety 06-23-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,499
Posted By BCP Boys
So Sad

My heart and prayers go out to the family. I try to never make a public comment (or private in many cases) about an accident that I have no first hand knowledge of.

With that said, checklists are...
Forum: ADS-B 06-17-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,756
Posted By BCP Boys
Latency

Since there are so many examples of this happening, on so many different platforms, I'm wondering if this could possibly be a network latency issue between the ground station submitting the new...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-16-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,483
Posted By BCP Boys
seems like it would be good thing to carry on a...

seems like it would be good thing to carry on a hot summer day. I have a Canopy cover but its too much to take out and cover the canopy, snap it in place when I'm just visiting a friend at a nearby...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-05-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,222
Posted By BCP Boys
Doug, you need to make sure the "Out" from our...

Doug, you need to make sure the "Out" from our GPS device matches the "In" on the AV30. I had an issue on mine trying to get the AV30 recognize data from Garmin 660 until I matched up the serial...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,808
Posted By BCP Boys
I noticed you have 200 for the engine on the...

I noticed you have 200 for the engine on the RV-7s. Is this more common than the 180 for the -7s? Just wondering, not trying to correct you or question your sheet, just wondering if there are more...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-22-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,222
Posted By BCP Boys
works perfect

I've had mine since January in my SuperCub and it works flawlessly and I love it. Absolutely no problems.
Forum: RV-14 05-19-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,088
Posted By BCP Boys
Scott, There are some good points made here as...

Scott,
There are some good points made here as outlined by Mehrdad. This subject is like one of those religious discussions and you are never going to get a unbiased answer. It truly is a personal...
Forum: Formation Flying 05-17-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,005
Posted By BCP Boys
Awesome

These will never get old . Thank you guys for this for all these different communities around Georgia. Not only are you touching the first responder's hearts with this great gesture but you are...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-29-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 16,949
Posted By BCP Boys
I'm not picking at you but don't you do at least...

I'm not picking at you but don't you do at least a quick pre-flight before the next flight?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,664
Posted By BCP Boys
John, I?m out of Calhoun, Ga. and fly a -7 as...

John,
I?m out of Calhoun, Ga. and fly a -7 as well. I have a CFI friend that may be open to help you.

Feel free to PM me if you like.

Amir
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By BCP Boys
Peter, What you are missing in an SL40 tray is...

Peter,
What you are missing in an SL40 tray is the connector for the SL30 Nav. I did the opposite thing several years ago (took a SL-30 out and put in a SL40) and kept the connector after I re-did...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 04-18-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 246,492
Posted By BCP Boys
Rans

Although the Rans S-21 has been very popular, if Vans came out with something similar, high wing - STOL - Lands/Take off around 35 and cruises at 135 or higher, it would absolutely eat up the Rans...
Forum: Propellers 04-13-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,307
Posted By BCP Boys
Faster Delivery times!!!

That is great news. I absolutely love my prop and encourage anyone interested in moving from FP to CS to look at these.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By BCP Boys
YES, GOD IS GREAT

Thank you so much for the update Smokey. Be safe my friend.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-27-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,992
Posted By BCP Boys
You have plenty of proof here but it sounds like...

You have plenty of proof here but it sounds like your CFI should do his/her research before making a broad statement. When I started flying back in 1997, I clearly remember my CFI telling me how...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-23-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,924
Posted By BCP Boys
My understanding is that you cannot use position...

My understanding is that you cannot use position source from any portable device, WAAS or not. I would love someone to find a loop hole and prove me wrong because I would like to that in another...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,134
Posted By BCP Boys
Doug, Thank you for sharing this wonderful news...

Doug,
Thank you for sharing this wonderful news with us.

Congrats to Audrey and both families.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,687
Posted By BCP Boys
David, they are an excellent product. i'm not...

David, they are an excellent product. i'm not sure they were meant to be used for all applications that zip ties are used for but I'm sure you can use them that way, it will just be expensive. The...
Forum: Engine Monitors 03-20-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,785
Posted By BCP Boys
Hard to beat G3X or Dynon

The problem that you are going to run into is all the other Engine monitoring companies cost too much because generally they are for the certified market. Sure, there are a few companies that use...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,275
Posted By BCP Boys
Thank you Vic

Vic,
I wanted to say thank you for doing a great job on the inspection of our RV-10. You found at least 4 of the above mentioned items on our RV-10 and we were happy to fix them. The new buyer is...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-05-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,020
Posted By BCP Boys
Wow! only $10,000? You got away cheap? Multiply...

Wow! only $10,000? You got away cheap? Multiply that by 3 or 4 and you have what I paid or what Bill paid for the above panel :D:eek: But yes, Stein is a great guy and his staff are all just as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,328
Posted By BCP Boys
I'm sooo confused...

I'm sooo confused :eek::eek::eek::confused::confused::confused: - I've never heard of anyone going from a C/S to Fixed. Very Interesting :D
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-03-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,649
Posted By BCP Boys
I thought they were bullet proof too... but there...

I thought they were bullet proof too... but there seems to be so many failures posted just here on VAF. I can't imagine how many more there are. I will say that they new batteries are rated at 170...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-03-2020, 05:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,649
Posted By BCP Boys
Although, my batteries have not failed, it's been...

Although, my batteries have not failed, it's been 4 years and I just did a conditional on the plane so I was thinking that it would be best to replace before they go bad. I bought 2 APEX batteries...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,328
Posted By BCP Boys
TS Fightlines

Call Tom at TS flight lines. You won?t regret it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,115
Posted By BCP Boys
How much do you want to or can you spend? This...

How much do you want to or can you spend? This is a personal question that you only need to answer to yourself, but that's the first thing Stein is going to ask you. Just to throw some numbers at...
Forum: Safety 02-20-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,834
Posted By BCP Boys
Glad there was only minor injury. Planes can be...

Glad there was only minor injury. Planes can be replaced... life cannot.
Forum: Tools 02-18-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,879
Posted By BCP Boys
thank you for the response. I literally ordered...

thank you for the response. I literally ordered the set from ACS about 2 hours before your post. :rolleyes:. Thanks anyway. It's all good. Will have it for the next person that may need one here...
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