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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-19-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,719
Posted By jaradtke
Heat Transfer

Dan,
What kind of temperatures did you measure with the fiberfrax sandwich in place?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2022, 10:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,432
Posted By jaradtke
experimental parking and camping had a very low...

experimental parking and camping had a very low number of aircraft
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-15-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,243
Posted By jaradtke
That only pertains to a switch that doesn't have...

That only pertains to a switch that doesn't have a separate lighting circuit from the switching circuit.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-09-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By jaradtke
Pin #5 on the KMA20

Pin #5 on the KMA20
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-27-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By jaradtke
Twisted Wire

This company has a good selection

https://prowireusa.com/c-151-non-shielded-twisted-wire.html
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-06-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,010
Views: 1,471,655
Posted By jaradtke
How have you kept that so clean and shinny? Your...

How have you kept that so clean and shinny? Your making me feel so inadequate :p
Forum: COMM 12-09-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By jaradtke
Question LEMO Receptacle

Does anyone have the non-Bose part number for the LEMO receptacle?
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-08-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,667
Posted By jaradtke
VPX uses a different style pin. Not the standard...

VPX uses a different style pin. Not the standard round Molex.
Forum: GPS 11-23-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By jaradtke
Avidyne

Does anyone know what the most current revision is of the IFD5XX/4XX installation manual?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-05-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,952
Posted By jaradtke
I'd like to see a baseline without the...

I'd like to see a baseline without the introduction on dry air into the engine.
Forum: COMM 11-04-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By jaradtke
Dynon Navigator

I've heard whispers that Dynon is working on their own NAV/Com/GPS. Is there any truth to the rumor?:confused:
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-28-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,574
Posted By jaradtke
I used a little heavier SS to cover the fiberflax...

I used a little heavier SS to cover the fiberflax (.010). I rolled the sides into the recess with a small return against the back of the recess, then fit a continues back piece, slipped up under the...
Forum: Tools 10-28-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By jaradtke
#6 hardened trim nails work the best. You can...

#6 hardened trim nails work the best. You can apply greater pulling force without the head pulling thru then with a "bright" standard trim nail.
Forum: Reviews 10-20-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,489
Posted By jaradtke
I didnít use their bracket, but definitely their...

I didnít use their bracket, but definitely their hoses. Steve was great to work with.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-03-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,506
Posted By jaradtke
Dynon sales one......

Dynon sales one... https://shop.dynon.com/products/capacitance-to-voltage-converter-for-vans-capacitive-plates
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,978
Posted By jaradtke
Never ask a builder when they are going to be ready to fly

I have a buddy that is building a 10. We were both in project management, and he came to my office with a detailed project schedule showing start to finish in 5 years. I laughed at him. :p He was...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-30-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,289
Posted By jaradtke
Are you sure?

ďTuckey TanksĒ are not individual standalone tanks. They are modifications to the outboard leading-edge skins.
Forum: Safety 08-14-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,109
Posted By jaradtke
I was once told, at a very young age, “…don’t...

I was once told, at a very young age, “…don’t believe anything you hear and only half of what you see.” ...I guess that’s what drives my curiosity.

I look at this forum as a great STARTING point. I...
Forum: California 07-16-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,149
Posted By jaradtke
Nose Job

It's looks like it had an Anti Splat Aero "Nose Job" installed. I would sure like to know the dynamics of that off airport landing.
Forum: Engine Monitors 06-23-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By jaradtke
Calibration

Calibration Examples

1. Place the sensor in a cup of ice water and wait for the digital reading in the upper right hand corner to stop changing.
2. Enter the digital value from the upper right hand...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-20-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,186
Posted By jaradtke
Take a look at http://www.g3ignition.com

Take a look at http://www.g3ignition.com
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-22-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,976
Posted By jaradtke
Engine Dehumidifier

I rolled my own. It’s been hooked up and running for a little over a month. It's keeping the engines internal RH below 20%. It cycles on for approx. 10 seconds, bring the RH down to 14%, then shuts...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-20-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By jaradtke
Question magneto cover

Does anyone know where I can purchase dust covers for the engine opening when removing a magneto for service?
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-31-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,330
Posted By jaradtke
that was Barb that just retired. Anne just...

that was Barb that just retired. Anne just celebrated her 25th anniversary
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-31-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,330
Posted By jaradtke
Try Anne at Van's. Anne Bobbitt Kit Sales and...

Try Anne at Van's.

Anne Bobbitt
Kit Sales and Logistics, Vanís Aircraft, Inc.
(503) 678-6545 office | anneb@vansaircraft.com
www.vansaircraft.com
14401 Keil Rd NE, Aurora Oregon 97002
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-04-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 623
Posted By jaradtke
Question Exhaust system for a YIO-360-M1B

Has anyone installed an exhaust system with dual mufflers on a 7A with a YIO-360-M1B. I canít seem to find an example anywhere and taking with Clint, at Vertterman, he saying the lower cowling would...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-03-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,178
Posted By jaradtke
Question YIO-360-M1B

What does the "Y" signify in the engine type?:confused:

Also... what type of forward facing sump is used on this engine?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-26-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,923
Posted By jaradtke
Tank Sealant

It sounds like the mix ratio was off on the sealant. Cured Proseal is closer to black then grey.:confused:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-17-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,213
Posted By jaradtke
Mockup

John,
Making my own mockup was my next step, if I struck out with my query.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-17-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,213
Posted By jaradtke
Recess HDX

Steve,
I thought about recessing it the way you have, but wasnít sure if it would alleviate the overhang as much as it appears to have. Would you happen to have a sideview you could share?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-16-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,213
Posted By jaradtke
Question Dynon HDX

Does anyone have or know where I can get a 10Ē HDX bezel or 3d printed version of the bezel to use for planning. Iím concerned about the sloped control section of the bezel obstructing the view of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,259
Posted By jaradtke
Question G3i

Reviving an old threadÖDoes anyone have anymore time behind this system? Iíve seen a few aircraft with this ignition system installed, and Owners all had positive comments. But I just havenít heard...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-20-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,123
Posted By jaradtke
That what I did and it worked out nicely. You'll...

That what I did and it worked out nicely.
You'll need to adjust spacer curvature a little, but it was easy to do.

1-C 804 Canopy Slide Rail
1-C 805 Canopy Slide Spacer
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-29-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,094
Posted By jaradtke
Lifecycle

with all that being said Kathy, what is the life expectancy of these earth X batteries?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-22-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,094
Posted By jaradtke
Yup, happened to mine. never got the change to...

Yup, happened to mine. never got the change to use it.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-06-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,589
Posted By jaradtke
Superior Air Parts

it was about 3 week with multiple calls and emails
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-04-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,589
Posted By jaradtke
Superior Air Parts

I was trying to get a quote from Superior also, took a while for them to get back to me but they said they donít have any crankshaft for 360s and they donít have a source for them yet, so it would be...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-13-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,033
Posted By jaradtke
Yes...I just used the F-705 as a spacer until...

Yes...I just used the F-705 as a spacer until everything was riveted.
Forum: Tools 11-11-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,839
Posted By jaradtke
This is what I'm using and love...

This is what I'm using and love it.
https://www.checkline.com/torque_wrenches/DTL-100i
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-03-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,636
Posted By jaradtke
I will be following

I will be following
Forum: Florida (Central) 10-09-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 918
Posted By jaradtke
Hangar or Shop space

All:
I?m looking for a Hangar or some shop space to continue my project in the Land O? Lakes, Florida area. Any leads would be helpful.:confused:
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-15-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,891
Posted By jaradtke
Try opening up the ram and squeeze it in two...

Try opening up the ram and squeeze it in two stages
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-01-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,866
Posted By jaradtke
Airspeed limit switch or MP sensor

Airspeed limit switch or MP sensor
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,444
Posted By jaradtke
1) 0% - simple majority of the Board, but the...

1) 0% - simple majority of the Board, but the budget is discussed at every HOA meeting before the Board meets, so there are no surprises.

2) NO

3) YES

4) YES
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,680
Posted By jaradtke
That what I thought. May dad always stuffed me...

That what I thought. May dad always stuffed me down the tail cone. :p
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-24-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,229
Posted By jaradtke
That 160hp would work perfectly on a RV9/9A

That 160hp would work perfectly on a RV9/9A
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-17-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,190
Posted By jaradtke
You covered it. Thanks

You covered it. Thanks
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-17-2017, 03:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,190
Posted By jaradtke
Anyone.......

Anyone.......
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-14-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,190
Posted By jaradtke
Question Vertical Power PPS

Does anyone know if the footprint of the PPS has changed with the redesign :confused:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,754
Posted By jaradtke
This is what you are looking...

This is what you are looking for.

http://aircraftproducts.wicksaircraft.com/viewitems/drill-bits-accessories/threaded-rivnut-back-marker
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-15-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,404
Posted By jaradtke
Thanks for the replies. I just wanted to check...

Thanks for the replies.
I just wanted to check if the openings listed on drawing 19 work for the horizontal induction, because it doesn?t delineate between vertical and horizontal and I would think...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-13-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,757
Posted By jaradtke
It all depends on your level of OCD.:) It wont...

It all depends on your level of OCD.:) It wont effect the flying characteristics
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-12-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,404
Posted By jaradtke
Question Engine Control Routing

I?m planning on installing an IO-360 with a Superior cold air sump on my 7A. I would like some input on the location of the firewall penetrations for the throttle and mixture cables.

Drawing 19...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-17-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,768
Posted By jaradtke
pm sent to you.

pm sent to you.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-04-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,653
Posted By jaradtke
Question :rolleyes:Aluminum 2024-T3 - ASM Material Data...

:rolleyes:Aluminum 2024-T3 - ASM Material Data Sheet -- Ultimate Tensile Strength 70000 psi
Forum: Midwest 08-09-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,977
Posted By jaradtke
LGAE

Kevin,
There are a couple of houses for sale and a lot or two available.

And a lot of RV's around.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-29-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,626
Posted By jaradtke
Bueller...Bueller...Bueller...

Bueller...Bueller...Bueller...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-29-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,626
Posted By jaradtke
Question Slider Canopy

Can someone measure the distance the aft canopy skirt overhangs the center rail with the canopy in the fully open position. I need to install an antenna/doubler and don?t want it interfering with the...
Forum: ADS-B 07-15-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,850
Posted By jaradtke
Question APRS vs. ADS-B

I?m working on my second build, a few years from finishing:(, and I?m wondering if I should install my APRS tracker in this plane, or would it be redundant now with the advent of ADS-B in/out....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,696
Posted By jaradtke
If you enjoy the build process and time is not an...

If you enjoy the build process and time is not an issue, go with the standard build kit.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-11-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,559
Posted By jaradtke
Ian, Thanks for the response. I?m currently in...

Ian,
Thanks for the response. I?m currently in the planning stage and am trying to understand the ins and outs of the system wiring, and what is synchronized between the displays over the network...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-11-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,559
Posted By jaradtke
Ray, Yes...I read that. However there are other...

Ray,
Yes...I read that. However there are other areas of ambiguity in the manual, so I was asking for a direct answer. i.e. it doesn?t say they should be in series or parallel. The same section notes...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-10-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,559
Posted By jaradtke
So? Pin 25 on both D 37's should be wired in...

So? Pin 25 on both D 37's should be wired in parallel?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-10-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,559
Posted By jaradtke
Skyview dimmer

Does anyone have a schematic to synchronize dimming of 2 skyview displays externally?
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