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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 643
Posted By 219PB
I follow this philosophy. If I was going to sell...

I follow this philosophy. If I was going to sell the engine to someone, what information would they need? That is the info that I put in the engine log. Electric fuel pumps, oil coolers, etc, and...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-26-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 557
Posted By 219PB
Donít do that. The fuel tank acts as a heat sink....

Donít do that. The fuel tank acts as a heat sink. Look at my kitlog page link below. My tanks were already built when I installed my bungs. Was no big deal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By 219PB
He used the marine ceramic coating. Don't know...

He used the marine ceramic coating. Don't know what he used to wash the aircraft first. I know that he polished the plane before applying the ceramic...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By 219PB
Not a hanger queen. I did my best while...

Not a hanger queen. I did my best while building, but was meant to go have fun. Put 200 hours on her in the last 18 months.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2021, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By 219PB
He did offer to give me a touchup for free the...

He did offer to give me a touchup for free the day before I left. He used the Hydrosilex Marine product.

https://www.hydrosilex.com/collections/marine
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By 219PB
Oshkosh Camping

Weather permitting, I plan to arrive in HBC on Tuesday before the airshow. 6 hour 13 min flight.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2021, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By 219PB
Local detailer did a really good job!

A local detailer, Bullit Visionz Detailing did a fantastic job of getting my bird ready for Oshkosh. Anyone close to VCT, I would highly recommend this individual. He is very knowledgeable about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,259
Posted By 219PB
That would have generated some explicatives!

That would have generated some explicatives!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,766
Posted By 219PB
If you install the SDS or EFII systems that has...

If you install the SDS or EFII systems that has the fuel constantly circulating back to the tank, the vapor lock issues are non-existent. I meant zero. My engine starts even better when it is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,259
Posted By 219PB
I had a Cessna 150, and just after liftoff I...

I had a Cessna 150, and just after liftoff I heard the worst banging noise. Thought the engine was going to fall off of the aircraft. Pulled power, slipped down, landed uneventful. Found the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,259
Posted By 219PB
This one gets my vote for the winner!

This one gets my vote for the winner!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,411
Posted By 219PB
My EFII instructions state to put the adapter on...

My EFII instructions state to put the adapter on the plug and torque as a unit. Followed my instructions to the tee. Contacted Robert and he stated to put the plug back in and retorque to spec.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-18-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By 219PB
I had a similar issues with the VPX, different...

I had a similar issues with the VPX, different components, but same results. To solve my issues, I disabled most of the current fault detection options. Only left them on items that had a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,411
Posted By 219PB
Another question along those lines. When I...

Another question along those lines. When I installed my auto plugs, I torqued the plug and the adapter as one unit. During the annual, some of the plugs and adaptors came out as one and on others,...
Forum: Job Board 05-18-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By 219PB
Thanks for the PMs. Got some leads on doing air...

Thanks for the PMs. Got some leads on doing air to air photography.
Forum: Job Board 05-17-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By 219PB
Aerial photographer wanted - South Central Texas

Can anyone recommend an aerial photographer in the South Central Texas area?
Forum: Texas (South) 05-12-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By 219PB
I am looking at the Halletsville fly-in as well,...

I am looking at the Halletsville fly-in as well, weather depending.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,855
Posted By 219PB
I hosted a Boy Scout Aviation merit badge to 10...

I hosted a Boy Scout Aviation merit badge to 10 Scouts and each one got a ride in my RV-6A. 9 of these had never ridden in an aircraft other than a commercial airliner.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-10-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By 219PB
Don't you just love the spell checker in action?

Don't you just love the spell checker in action?
Forum: COMM 04-29-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By 219PB
Just wanted to post an update. Walt was on the...

Just wanted to post an update. Walt was on the money. Found the culprit to be the RG400 connection to the back of the GTR200 tray. Took it loose, inspected and cleaned it. Problem went away.

If...
Forum: COMM 04-28-2021, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By 219PB
Walt, I agree, but why would not it have done...

Walt, I agree, but why would not it have done that from the initial build? Have not made any changes to the wiring.
Forum: COMM 04-28-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By 219PB
I only saw the option to adjust the ICS squelch...

I only saw the option to adjust the ICS squelch in the menu. Did not see any adjustments for the receiving squelch. Went through the manual yesterday. Did I miss something?
Forum: RV-4 04-27-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,493
Posted By 219PB
Sorry, my bad.

Sorry, my bad.
Forum: COMM 04-26-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By 219PB
Bob, my three strobes ground wires come together...

Bob, my three strobes ground wires come together between the seats, combined to a single ground wire, then run to my forest of tabs on the firewall. I have heard about issues such as this and wired...
Forum: COMM 04-26-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By 219PB
Colin, Will take you up on it. Will give you a...

Colin,

Will take you up on it. Will give you a shout to arrange a time where I can meet you at your airport.

Thanks,

Paul
Forum: COMM 04-26-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By 219PB
Walt, Thanks for the reply. The aircraft was...

Walt,

Thanks for the reply. The aircraft was completed in Aug of 2019 with RG400 cabling following Garmin's cable length recommendations. A new Red Tail bent antenna was used and the paint was...
Forum: RV-4 04-26-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,493
Posted By 219PB
O-Ring size

Are the O-rings from Van's Viton? Their website does not say, and the description states "The brown O-rings are generally auto fuel resistant, but their tolerance for the newer oxygenated auto fuels...
Forum: COMM 04-26-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By 219PB
Looking for someone with a Garmin GTR 200 installed in Texas

I have a Garmin GTR 200 that recently started breaking squelch when my strobes are on. No other radio or component is exhibiting this issue.

Naturally I spent time physically checking the grounding...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 166,366
Posted By 219PB
Guess the other half is on his back entrance.

Guess the other half is on his back entrance.
Forum: Interiors 04-21-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,348
Posted By 219PB
It is good to keep the low/high option. Mine...

It is good to keep the low/high option. Mine start on high but after about 10 min, it gets too warm. There was one flight that I had that the high setting was left on. All it costs you to keep the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-19-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,817
Posted By 219PB
I did a mix of both. My harness that connected...

I did a mix of both. My harness that connected all of the components under the dash was built on a board and installed in the aircraft ready to plug and play. You can look at my builders log link...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-08-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,135
Posted By 219PB
I would not recommend this. Best practice is to...

I would not recommend this. Best practice is to use new towels or dedicated disposable towels for the plexiglass. There are disposable towels designed specifically for plexiglass. I use DuPont...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-08-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,135
Posted By 219PB
I purchased a color coordinated dish towel, about...

I purchased a color coordinated dish towel, about 16"x16", and had my wife embroider the tail number on it. Looks classy and purposeful, and also serves as a rag to wipe up anything that I might...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-07-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,548
Posted By 219PB
I have landed my 6A with a 20kt steady crosswind....

I have landed my 6A with a 20kt steady crosswind. That had the rudder at its stop. Personally, I do not fly if I believe that the crosswind component is forecasted over 15kts. My personal minimum.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-07-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,906
Posted By 219PB
Been there. done that!

Been there. done that!
Forum: Texas (South) 04-02-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By 219PB
Sounds like a good place to be tomorrow morning.

Sounds like a good place to be tomorrow morning.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-01-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,546
Posted By 219PB
Thanks for the tip. I know what my afternoon...

Thanks for the tip. I know what my afternoon will consist of!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-25-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By 219PB
I did not install the Van's stall warning on my...

I did not install the Van's stall warning on my Dynon system.
Forum: Texas (South) 03-15-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,134
Posted By 219PB
My arm could be twisted.

My arm could be twisted.
Forum: Interiors 03-13-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By 219PB
Thanks, I will add to my next AC order.

Thanks, I will add to my next AC order.
Forum: Interiors 03-12-2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By 219PB
Visible Registration Storage

Just wanted to know what others have used to display their registration in the cockpit. On my old spam can, there was a clear pocket on the lower left corner of the side wall. My RV-6A does not...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-12-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,176
Posted By 219PB
Potentially from the O-ring on the fuel tank...

Potentially from the O-ring on the fuel tank sample valve.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-25-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,016
Posted By 219PB
You want to make sure that the canopy is level or...

You want to make sure that the canopy is level or a little bit taller that the rear skin. Cannot be below. 99% of my canopy is separated from the frame by 1/8Ē for expansion. On one of the back rear...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-25-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,016
Posted By 219PB
You can check out the pictures that I posted on...

You can check out the pictures that I posted on my Kitlog. Might be of some help. I used carbon fiber for all of the skirting. Would definitely do it...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-25-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,060
Posted By 219PB
Take a look at my pictures for my 6A in the...

Take a look at my pictures for my 6A in the KitLog link below. Shows how I mounted the Dynon heated pitot and ran all of the associated tubing (AOA) down the wing. Yes, you will have to remove the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-25-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,487
Posted By 219PB
Looks like Minden, NV.

Looks like Minden, NV.
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-09-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By 219PB
The VPX gives you lots of functionality. You can...

The VPX gives you lots of functionality. You can design the system with redundancy. My aircraft is electrically dependent and the VPX Pro has 2 separate busses internally and my engine has three...
Forum: RV-14 02-02-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,877
Posted By 219PB
I did not say anything about getting out of the...

I did not say anything about getting out of the aircraft! The parking brake just keeps you from having to hold the brakes while the GPS gets programmed, ground contacted, etc. Jeeze!!
Forum: RV-14 02-02-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,877
Posted By 219PB
I use my parking brake more often than I would...

I use my parking brake more often than I would have imagined. It is nice if it is cold outside and the engine needs time for the warmup. Also, if it is windy outside, the brake can be applied to...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-02-2021, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,701
Posted By 219PB
B&C fixed for me

I too had an issue with the bracket supplied by B&C. I took detailed measurements and photos, and after discussing with B&C, they sent me a different bracket. Perfect fit.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2021, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By 219PB
Give me shout at 361-649-two-zero-five-zero if...

Give me shout at 361-649-two-zero-five-zero if you want to take me up on my offer.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,030
Posted By 219PB
Scales at VCT

I am about an 1.25 hour flight from ORG in Victoria, TX and willing to weigh his aircraft.
Forum: ADS-B 01-12-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,643
Posted By 219PB
I simple click of an opt-out selection. Not that...

I simple click of an opt-out selection. Not that complex. Heard through the grapevine that certain individuals have the ability to keep their flights private. Might just be a conspiracy theory. ;)
Forum: ADS-B 01-12-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,643
Posted By 219PB
The information is given out way too readily

I am all for the FAA and air traffic control knowing my N number and where I am. The part that bugs me is that every small detail of your flight is know to every individual on the planet with apps...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-30-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,163
Posted By 219PB
Just to let everyone know. Scott offered to send...

Just to let everyone know. Scott offered to send me a clip for my QT Halo even though he is the competitor. I felt funny about this so I placed and order from his website. Scott saw the order,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-18-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,163
Posted By 219PB
Well, I hope the one I purchased from Scott...

Well,

I hope the one I purchased from Scott works well.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-18-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,163
Posted By 219PB
Scott, I will be ordering one of your lapel...

Scott,

I will be ordering one of your lapel clips.

Paul
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-18-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,163
Posted By 219PB
QT Halo states they do not supply the clips...

QT Halo states they do not supply the clips anymore. What the heck?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-18-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,163
Posted By 219PB
Halo shirt cliip

Not trying to hijack this thread but what have others done to replace the shirt clip? Mine fell apart.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-16-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,012
Posted By 219PB
Pictures in MyKitlog

Check out my pictures in the avionics section of MyKitlog. It shows how I arranged my components behind the panel. Look all the way through to the end. Some got relocated.
Forum: Propellers 12-09-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,225
Posted By 219PB
Just to close out this thread. I removed the...

Just to close out this thread. I removed the lean mapping from the 2300 portion of the curve and flew the aircraft to 9500 over the weekend. Manually leaned the engine and the rpm remained within...
Forum: Propellers 12-04-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,225
Posted By 219PB
The engine was aggressively leaned. Was burning...

The engine was aggressively leaned. Was burning 6.2 gph and the cylinder head temps were ~320F.

This does get me thinking though. I am running an EFII system and I have set 2300 as my cruise RPM...
Forum: Propellers 12-03-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,225
Posted By 219PB
My memory recollection is that I removed the...

My memory recollection is that I removed the screws and reclocked it without splitting the flanges at all. Why would lowering the rpms to 2200 and then advancing on 2300 have a different effect than...
Forum: Propellers 12-03-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,225
Posted By 219PB
Gov Arm Spring Tension

A thought came to mind yesterday. During the build, I had to reclock the arm on the governor to accommodate the control cable and the mounting bracket. Cannot remember which way I moved the arm but...
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