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Forum: Painting your RV 02-11-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By rwayne
Paint gun

I'm thinking about touching up some areas on my RV that have stone chips and an area we had to re-glass. I have the single stage paint and it is metallic. Any recommendations on a paint gun/ system?...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,322
Posted By rwayne
FAA registration

When you call the FAA aircraft registration branch the recording says they are presently processing applications from Nov 5. I submitted mine Nov 10 and am still waiting. The number is...
Forum: Job Board 12-28-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,461
Posted By rwayne
Avionics shop hiring

Avionics shop at West Houston airport (IWS) looking for part time or full time help. No certifications required. Great way to put past experience to work and learn even more. Contact James Wurman at...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-09-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By rwayne
rpm sensor

Thanks! That helps a lot. Does the rpm sensor wiring need more that just moving pin position?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-09-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By rwayne
AFS 4500 to 5400T

I am upgrading my 4500 to a 5400T with the new EMS engine module. Will I need to change any of my original engine sensors?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-18-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,648
Posted By rwayne
Exhaust Valve sticking

Read Mike Busch's excellent article on exhaust valve sticking in July AOPA with the recommendation to keep CHTs between 350 to 400F especially Lycomings. When I fly lean of peak the CHTs drop closer...
Forum: COMM 12-06-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,685
Posted By rwayne
Fixed

Turns out it was a loose mic audio pin connection. Couldn't have found it without everyone's help. Thank you!
Forum: COMM 11-20-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,685
Posted By rwayne
GTR200

Great ideas. I'll check on each.
Thanks, again.
Wayne
Forum: COMM 11-18-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,685
Posted By rwayne
gtr200

It is connected to a GMA 350c audio panel (stereo). It is the same on copilot transmit, carrier only. (Hadn't even thought of checking that!)
Thank you for the help.

Wayne
Forum: COMM 11-17-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,685
Posted By rwayne
GRT 200

Yes, different headset and different antenna with same result.
Forum: COMM 11-11-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,685
Posted By rwayne
GTR200

I have a GTR 200 that is receiving great but will only transmit a carrier, no voice. I replaced the radio but it is doing the same thing. I checked wiring and all looks good. (It was previously...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-18-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,882
Posted By rwayne
fuel tank build

Anyone know who might be available for hire to build a tank, or repair an old one? My friend bought a -6A that is leaking pretty bad. Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By rwayne
static

You may have just saved me a lot of time and money. Thank you!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By rwayne
p- static

Thanks. I had thought about static as the cause but the pulsating nature on top of the constant static didn't seem to fit. I had not heard of coronal discharge. That makes sense. Still not clear why...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By rwayne
pulsating intercom static in rain

I had a strange problem in my RV10 the other day. Was flying a long IFR XC in heavy rain and an hour into the flight got some static on the intercom. It gradually got louder and turned into a...
Forum: RV-10 09-13-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,186
Posted By rwayne
RV10 tow plane

Anyone ever heard of using an RV10 as a glider tow plane? Seems reasonable. Any idea what mods would be needed besides the tow rope hookup? (Of course this would not be for hire or any commercial...
Forum: GPS 09-01-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,010
Posted By rwayne
430W to 650

I'm thinking of upgrading my 430W to a 650. I understand the plugs have to be re-pinned. Does the 650 use the same pin type as the 430 or will I have to cut the old pins off and replace with new ones...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 05-14-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,531
Posted By rwayne
House Fire

The bad news- Stormy's (Bill Boyd) house burned down last night. Good news- everyone is okay. His detached hanger, and RV-6, are fine, but his recently completed brand new panel was destroyed. I know...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-26-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 583
Posted By rwayne
Wiring Freeflight XVR to AFS 4500

Does anyone have a wiring diagram or a reference I can use to wire my Freeflight FDL-978-XVR to my AFS 4500 and GTX327? Thanks.
Wayne
RV10
Forum: RV-10 11-25-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,897
Posted By rwayne
portable jump battery

So, do you think one of those small lithium batteries designed to jump a car (400 amp peak) would be able to jump start an RV10? They are light weight and fit in a glove box.
Forum: RV-10 03-28-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 933
Posted By rwayne
RV-10 inlet ramps

Can anyone tell me the correct name or part number for the inlet ramps that get attached to the top cowl? I cant find them on Vans website to order replacements. Thanks.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-10-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,822
Posted By rwayne
Air Performance

Thanks everyone. Great input. I'm going to go the Air Performance route. I've used Savvy's recommended flight profile and program (outstanding!) but think I'll leave the actual size determination...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-08-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,822
Posted By rwayne
flow matched injectors

So my GAMI spread is unacceptably high. I understand I need to flow match my fuel injectors so the cylinders EGT peak within a fuel flow of 0.2 gph. It may be an obvious question, but how do I flow...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By rwayne
Proseal inside cowling

Is it okay to use proseal (or Van's newer stuff) firewall forward? I was getting a very hot cowl from exhaust pipes so I installed some heat shield and sealed the edges with proseal. I'm getting a...
Forum: RV-10 11-28-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,017
Posted By rwayne
Temps

I'm getting above 400 until I hit cruise and power back to 23.5" and 2450rpm, then get 390 or so. I usually climb at 26" and 2500rpm but often back off as CHTs climb. By "front plates" do you mean...
Forum: RV-10 11-28-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,017
Posted By rwayne
Louvers and CHT

Like so many others I am having problems with high CHTs. My engine is broken in and I've confirmed minimal baffling leakage. Interestingly oil temps are doing fine (185 to 205F). I've read of others...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,128
Posted By rwayne
Yes! Instruction in Experimental Aircraft

So, the way I read it is a CFI can give instruction in an experimental aircraft if 100hr inspections are done, but can only charge if given a letter of deviation authority from the FAA. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,128
Posted By rwayne
High Performance Sign-Off

Can my instructor friend give me a high performance sign-off in his RV10 if he is not charging me?
Forum: RV-10 05-20-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,169
Posted By rwayne
telephone sidetone

Scott:
Do you hear a sidetone (yourself speaking) on telephone calls on the 8000BT? There is no sidetone on the 9000EX making telephone calls difficult.
Thanks.

Wayne
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,519
Posted By rwayne
fuel tanks

I'm in Vidalia, GA. Ideas?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,519
Posted By rwayne
leaking fuel tank

After 2 attempts at fixing a leaking tanking I'm ready to surrender. Any recommendations on who can professionally fix the leak?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,146
Posted By rwayne
screws

Perfect. Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,146
Posted By rwayne
Painted screws

What is the best way to remove painted screws without destroying a paint job? I have to remove my fuel tank. Don't ask.
Forum: RV-10 11-23-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,879
Posted By rwayne
Cowl Centerline taxi light

Anyone have details of mods for a cowl light? Sounds like a perfect application for an LED.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,812
Posted By rwayne
Antennas for ADB-S

What antennas need to be installed for the ADS-B transceivers?
Forum: Southeast 10-18-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,296
Posted By rwayne
Altanta FSDO

Has anyone in the Georgia area gone to Atlanta FSDO to get your repairmans certificate recently? Should I prepare of anything other than the required paperwork?
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 08-03-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,063
Posted By rwayne
Checklist

Nice. That helps a lot.
Thanks.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 08-02-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,063
Posted By rwayne
approach checklist

I'm trying to develop a checklist for the transiton from enroute to approach. Interesting I cannot find one in the more common IFR texts. What are people using? I'm most interested in the order of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,200
Posted By rwayne
repairman cert

Any suggestions on how to get the repairmans certificate? My DAR said he could not do it even though I was told he could. Do I now have to go to the FISDO? Ours is in Atlanta and I'm nowhere close....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,314
Posted By rwayne
traveling engine preheater

Being that I live in the south and travel up north in the RV for some wintertime trips I was thinking of installing a second battery (removable) and inverter to run the engine preheater (sump pad)...
Forum: APRS Tracking 06-08-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,232
Posted By rwayne
APRS antenna: what to use?

In reviewing several threads about antennas I am more confused than when I started. Bottom line is I need an antenna and am not sure what to use. What are others using? Are there wingtip mount...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,833
Posted By rwayne
Duo North Up

I am really enjoying mine as well. I also like the wi fi and Windows 7.
How do you keep it North Up? Mine defaults to track up every time I change views. (Feel free to contact me directly;...
Forum: RV-10 03-19-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,596
Posted By rwayne
rudder trim

Thanks.
I assume you mean rudder trim may be out if the nosewheel is not pointing in the same direction as the flight path? The plane does fly straigtht and level with some right rudder pressure but...
Forum: RV-10 03-16-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,596
Posted By rwayne
Rudder Trim

How much permanent rudder trim should I expect to add? I have a 3 horizontal x7" vertical wedge (bent metal) 1" raised from the rudder trailing edge and it's still not enough. (The ball was nearly...
Forum: RV-10 02-04-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,042
Posted By rwayne
width

Thank you!! That's what I needed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,078
Posted By rwayne
Decal Pro

I'm glad someone else got the DecalPro system to work. I tried all the advise from all the websites and no luck. I was not impressed.
Forum: RV-10 02-03-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,042
Posted By rwayne
tunnel width

Simple question; can anyone tell me the width of the tunnel between the seats on the RV10 and if it tapers or is the same width all the way to the rear seats? Thanks.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-08-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,334
Posted By rwayne
Say "YES"!

Thilo;
Gary is a mountain of information and has a gorgeous plane. I had an -8A, now sold, and am working on a -10. I'm a little further south in Vidalia, but would love to visit if you are in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,748
Posted By rwayne
climb

I had a fixed pitch climb prop on my RV8A O-360 180hp wt 1086lbs empty and easily saw 3000fpm. I dropped to 2000fpm with the cruise prop but my cruise speeds jumped to 165 kts TAS. I would think the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 15,896
Posted By rwayne
OSA

If you have been on the CPAP for several months and have a titration study showing improvement while on the CPAP your AME can call the Regional Flight Surgeon and get approval over the phone. (There...
Forum: RV-10 03-24-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,040
Posted By rwayne
heater cables

Anyone see a problem with putting the heater control cables in the instrument panel lower flange center right?
Forum: RV-10 02-25-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,205
Posted By rwayne
AFS and subpanel

For those of you with the Advanced Flight System EFIS units is there room behind them to mount the ARINC and WXWorx units on the subpanel?
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-20-2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By rwayne
E Buss monitor

My plan is to use a shunt for the main alternator and use the Hall Effect on the E buss power wire from the battery buss. My thought is that I will be able to see how much load I am drawing from both...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-16-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,010
Posted By rwayne
Thanks!

I appreciate the help and fast response.
Stein, I don't see them on your website. (That didn't stop me from ordering a long list, though!)
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-15-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,010
Posted By rwayne
AML34 connectors

Does anyone know what connectors (quick connectors) I should use on the Honeywell AML34 switches? The common 1/4" Fast-ons are too loose. Thanks!
Forum: GPS 12-22-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,196
Posted By rwayne
Thanks! Garmin's internal battery found

I sincerely appreciate everyone taking time to help with this issue. I'll order and replace the battery.
Forum: GPS 12-21-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,196
Posted By rwayne
496 not saving date/time

My 496 used to start with the current date/ time. Now both are wrong and the unit takes forever (20 minutes) to aquire satellites and location. Any idea what is wrong?
Forum: RV-10 12-21-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,383
Posted By rwayne
Ground power plug

For those of you mounting a ground power plug, where are you putting it? Seems having it near the battery would make sense.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By rwayne
Rocker Switches

Anyone know a good source for lighted rocker switches and a place to get them engraved? Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2008, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,206
Posted By rwayne
Electrical Tape

Anyone know of a source for 2" electrical tape, or some other suggestion for what to use to protect the plexi when glassing and sanding? Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,822
Posted By rwayne
Thanks!

That's what I'm after. Thank you!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,822
Posted By rwayne
CH Products Grip

I've heard that there is a new source for what was the CH Products control stick grip. Anyone know if there is a source? I really the grip is ambidextrous.
Forum: RV-10 12-03-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,084
Posted By rwayne
Flap Positioning System

I have the flap positioning system from Vans but no instructions.
Could someone scan a copy (or something) for me? I would really appreciate it.
Forum: RV-10 11-30-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,266
Posted By rwayne
Vans Electrical Kit

I have just started designing my panel and laying out the electrical. For those that used the Vans electrical kit, was it helpful? Thanks!
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