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Forum: Electrical Systems 01-09-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,152
Posted By gnuse
Agree, Stein connectors. I got tired of what I...

Agree, Stein connectors. I got tired of what I found elsewhere.
Forum: APRS Tracking 12-12-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,108
Posted By gnuse
I do and my iGate is still working. ADSB...

I do and my iGate is still working. ADSB certainly doesn't supply the information that APRS does. Like Sam, I'm not sure what I would do if it quit but Byonics has been 100% supportive of keeping it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 419
Posted By gnuse
PAI-700 vertical card compass 100% to VAF

I posted this ad in the classified and was quickly taken up on the offer. Thanks to those that made this happen.

Maybe we should all do a little cleaning out and support VAF more. :)
Forum: COMM 09-27-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,993
Posted By gnuse
Thanks, Carl. I miss worded the TX light thing,...

Thanks, Carl. I miss worded the TX light thing, it is just an TX or RX indication on the screen of the radio, not an actual light.

It appears that sometimes the simplest procedure can solve a...
Forum: COMM 09-27-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,993
Posted By gnuse
I am testing on the ground and then taking off....

I am testing on the ground and then taking off. I'm not sure I can answer your question other than that.

The sidetone is silent when not transmitting, as is the TX light missing on the Comm radios....
Forum: COMM 09-27-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,993
Posted By gnuse
If this could be a cause, I am sure that there is...

If this could be a cause, I am sure that there is a possibility that the Bose might have gotten switched inadvertently. I will check how to do that and confirm it is set to MONO.

Would this cause...
Forum: COMM 09-27-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,993
Posted By gnuse
Really? I don't understand your point.

Really? I don't understand your point.
Forum: COMM 09-27-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,993
Posted By gnuse
Thanks, Carl. The problem is that the no TX is...

Thanks, Carl.
The problem is that the no TX is only happening in the air. Both radios receive and transmit perfectly on the ground - with engine off, taxiing out, and during run-up. Both radios do...
Forum: COMM 09-26-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,993
Posted By gnuse
As I stated initially, I tried my Bose and a...

As I stated initially, I tried my Bose and a David Clark today with the same result...no TX in the air but excellent on the ground.
Forum: COMM 09-26-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,993
Posted By gnuse
Today I did take the PMA4000 out of the panel and...

Today I did take the PMA4000 out of the panel and spray both connectors with DeOxit. I got the airplane all back together, however was unable to test fly it.

I did reread the manual this evening...
Forum: COMM 09-26-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,993
Posted By gnuse
No mods excepting a smoke system. Both radios do...

No mods excepting a smoke system. Both radios do not transmit in the air, they do receive in the air.

I am working on the answer to your second question. There are two bent antenna on bottom of...
Forum: COMM 09-26-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,993
Posted By gnuse
Tx on ground, not in air

I am certainly no expert on these matters, so I hope the collective knowledge of this group can help guide me to a solution.

On a recent flight I realized that my RV-8's comm radios, a Garmin 430W...
Forum: RV-4 07-19-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,253
Posted By gnuse
Easy, I use RAM mounts.

Easy, I use RAM mounts.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-09-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,751
Posted By gnuse
RV-8 Deep front baggage removable bin???

Not sure how else to identify this, but I was wondering if another RV-8 owner has found a removable box/bin to put in the lower area of the front baggage compartment. I thought this would be an easy...
Forum: GPS 05-30-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,509
Posted By gnuse
I can actually see my 740b in my RV-8 in any...

I can actually see my 740b in my RV-8 in any light, whereas my iPad is often not bright enough to see Foreflight very well --- and that is even with the Koger Sunshade overhead.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,775
Posted By gnuse
I have some of those small mirrors that fit on...

I have some of those small mirrors that fit on the footprint of the roll bar, so that don't impact the view out. I used the click together/industrial strength velcro to attach them. It has worked...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,473
Posted By gnuse
Congratulations to your son. That sure likes...

Congratulations to your son.

That sure likes like where I took my check ride a long time ago!

Of course, having a World Champion Glider Pilot nearby helped I'm guessing.;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,930
Posted By gnuse
Two current RV-8 ads and the significant loss it creates for VAF!

I just wanted to bring attention to the two RV-8's currently for sale in the classified section.

Without going into detail, for anyone here will already know of these two, I would like to thank both...
Forum: Photography 12-18-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By gnuse
I believe the tie down threads are common to the...

I believe the tie down threads are common to the larger camera tripod. B&H Photo makes one that converts to the smaller camera mount thread and they are inexpensive and strong. Then just a lock...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,110
Posted By gnuse
Very nice videos. Can you tell us about your...

Very nice videos. Can you tell us about your cameras? Especially the front 360 camera! Very cool idea.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-02-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,991
Posted By gnuse
I use a Drift Ghost 4K (value, endurance, and...

I use a Drift Ghost 4K (value, endurance, and aerodynamics) and a mount like you have on my wing. How did you mount the camera to the roll bar?

Thanks for providing the spectacular videos. Your...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-02-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,991
Posted By gnuse
Sure would appreciate hearing about your cameras,...

Sure would appreciate hearing about your cameras, the mounting, etc. Thanks for the great videos!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-10-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,872
Posted By gnuse
Thank you so much for this help. As I stated...

Thank you so much for this help.

As I stated previously, I am just replacing the SS tape that has been on the plane since new.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-07-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,872
Posted By gnuse
Thanks, Vince, but my Rocket has moved...

Thanks, Vince, but my Rocket has moved on.....years ago.

As I am trying to replace the SS tape on one flap, I am afraid your suggestion doesn't apply.

Hopefully someone will answer my first post.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-07-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,872
Posted By gnuse
RV-8 flap removal to replace SS tape

Dragging this thread out as it is one of many on VAF that is timeless.

My RV-8 has this stainless tape and an edge has come loose. Efforts to reattach it were unsuccessful, so I am OK with...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-17-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By gnuse
I should mention that Reggie stated that his new...

I should mention that Reggie stated that his new display is whiter than the original blue display. I think the pictures above confirm that.

The price was reasonable and the turn-around was less...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-16-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By gnuse
VM1000 display overhaul by Reggie

I felt I should share my experience with the support that Reggie gives the VM1000 owners.

The VM1000 display in my RV-8 was disappearing into darkness....literally.

Reggie has been one of the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-13-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By gnuse
Grease on the tap is an easy way.

Grease on the tap is an easy way.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By gnuse
I mounted my antenna next to the starboard vent...

I mounted my antenna next to the starboard vent tube on my RV-8. I have received 100% good ADSB reports. I mounted the uAvionix unit on the side of the gear tower.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-30-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,952
Posted By gnuse
Why do I think Vlad is about to make a post....

Why do I think Vlad is about to make a post. :rolleyes:
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-20-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 57,053
Posted By gnuse
Too much to hope that someone would design a...

Too much to hope that someone would design a "take-apart" solution so that no welding is required? Now that would be truly awesome. :)
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-20-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,562
Posted By gnuse
Have you checked with Allen -- Byonics? I have...

Have you checked with Allen -- Byonics? I have always had great help from him.
Forum: APRS Tracking 07-24-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,834
Posted By gnuse
Are you talking N153MC? If so, check the PM I...

Are you talking N153MC? If so, check the PM I just sent you.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-13-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,120
Posted By gnuse
Glad you got the weight of the paperwork low...

Glad you got the weight of the paperwork low enough for the 8 to get back in the air. ;)
Forum: APRS Tracking 05-23-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 19,874
Posted By gnuse
Thumbs up The V6 made a big difference in my RV-8 wingtip...

The V6 made a big difference in my RV-8 wingtip installation. Thanks to Allen for getting me to change from what you were using. He is very, very good at keeping you up and running IMHO.
Forum: COMM 04-24-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,497
Posted By gnuse
Thanks, I was thinking I had missed out and then...

Thanks, I was thinking I had missed out and then you come to save the day.

George
Forum: COMM 04-24-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,497
Posted By gnuse
It appears that cable upgrade offer ended in...

It appears that cable upgrade offer ended in March.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,711
Posted By gnuse
Sam, any chance you will be able to supply us...

Sam, any chance you will be able to supply us with some measurements? Thanks.
Forum: RV-4 01-26-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,647
Posted By gnuse
That video sure hooked me......still fun to watch!

That video sure hooked me......still fun to watch!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,771
Posted By gnuse
Last year I had my 430 upgraded to WAAS. Shopping...

Last year I had my 430 upgraded to WAAS. Shopping for price is not an option, but I realized that the cost of the upgrade was close to the increase in value of the unit. Garmin prices increase on a...
Forum: RV-14 01-02-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,993
Posted By gnuse
I got mine from Abby, and it made a dramatic...

I got mine from Abby, and it made a dramatic difference in reducing cold air entry. Her's are very nicely made.
Forum: Southeast 07-11-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By gnuse
What would you like to know? I live near by, flew...

What would you like to know? I live near by, flew there yesterday. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,409
Posted By gnuse
Regardless of your conclusions, I think Sam and...

Regardless of your conclusions, I think Sam and others will concur, that getting your HAM license (for many of us a life long dream) and the costs involved make APRS a worthy piece of technology....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,767
Posted By gnuse
Just a hint, but possibly you moved the Schrader...

Just a hint, but possibly you moved the Schrader valve and moved some dust/debris out of the seal. Not positive, but I would remove it and clean it off or replace it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,974
Posted By gnuse
I stumbled on this build from the past. Seems a...

I stumbled on this build from the past. Seems a reasonable solution, cost and time wise.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=119593&highlight=tail+jack
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,974
Posted By gnuse
Thanks for the input. I wonder if my wife will...

Thanks for the input.

I wonder if my wife will miss her Yoga pad.

As for leveling the aircraft that is good if there is a way to accomplish this. I have been hoping to find one of those tail lifts...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,974
Posted By gnuse
Leaning into cockpit, how do you not slide down wing?

I hate leaning over the fuselage to undo the multitude of screws inside my RV-8. To add to that there is the aggravation of sliding down the wing and painful knees. Maybe it is winter and cold temps...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-26-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 33,031
Posted By gnuse
Kit Sn 81074 Rivets in place, so no holes for...

Kit Sn 81074
Rivets in place, so no holes for bolts. :)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-12-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,576
Posted By gnuse
Thanks to this video, Bode will forever know the...

Thanks to this video, Bode will forever know the moment he fell in love with the experience of aviation!

It never is boring to watch magic of this kind.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-31-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 789
Views: 558,897
Posted By gnuse
http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s47/gnuse/IMG_3...

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s47/gnuse/IMG_3252_zpstyosm6kc.jpg (http://s149.photobucket.com/user/gnuse/media/IMG_3252_zpstyosm6kc.jpg.html)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,525
Posted By gnuse
I can't wait to hear of someone using the new...

I can't wait to hear of someone using the new Removu S1. Not sure they are out in the public's hands yet, but the initial videos are impressive.

My Drift mounted to an inspection plate produced...
Forum: Rocket 12-12-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 42,530
Posted By gnuse
This is all very good news. Dan, don't make me...

This is all very good news.

Dan, don't make me post a picture of my RV-8 or yours with my F1 Rocket. :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-25-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,038
Posted By gnuse
Always interesting to watch the altimeter unwind...

Always interesting to watch the altimeter unwind below 0. :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-12-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,309
Posted By gnuse
I was pretty sure you did, thus the ;-) at the...

I was pretty sure you did, thus the ;-) at the end of my post

. I really should learn how to make :);) these things show up as they are more effective at showing humor, etc.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-12-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,309
Posted By gnuse
I love Odyssey batteries. I followed Dan's advice...

I love Odyssey batteries. I followed Dan's advice recently and removed my 5 year old PC680 and put in a 925, layed on its side and with terminals facing backwards. I sure wouldn't go with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,683
Posted By gnuse
Hear, hear! Dan.

Hear, hear! Dan.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,581
Posted By gnuse
The viewers of the flight won. The game, don't...

The viewers of the flight won.

The game, don't ask, it wasn't the important thing. :)
Forum: APRS Tracking 09-12-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,261
Posted By gnuse
Well Bob, I would only add that all of this data...

Well Bob, I would only add that all of this data has been available on the APRS sites, such as APRS.fi for years. In the cases you mention, it just seems to have been presented differently.:)
Forum: APRS Tracking 09-12-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,083
Posted By gnuse
I do have some photos, but they don't show much....

I do have some photos, but they don't show much. I simply used 3M trim tape on the bottom of my wing tip, inside the tip of course. I then laid the antenna down on the tape and put another piece over...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-06-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 175,038
Posted By gnuse
When we flew our Lewis and Clark flight, the...

When we flew our Lewis and Clark flight, the folks at Mustang Aviation in Pierre met us at the counter after the line guys help tie our planes down, with the following question which I have never...
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-16-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 29,913
Posted By gnuse
Because Joe announced the new site after this...

Because Joe announced the new site after this thread was started. :) No longer sad!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-12-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 44,137
Posted By gnuse
I think the fact that Vlad can do what he is...

I think the fact that Vlad can do what he is doing is a testament to what is possible in our great country.
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-09-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 29,913
Posted By gnuse
That is great news. I hope Joe realizes how much...

That is great news.

I hope Joe realizes how much his efforts have been appreciated and I expect will be into the future.

Maybe this thread title should be changed!
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-03-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,511
Posted By gnuse
My experience exactly. Allen is great with...

My experience exactly. Allen is great with customer service and just a very good person.
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