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Forum: RV-10 06-18-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,717
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Hi Bob, You can achieve what you want by...

Hi Bob,

You can achieve what you want by configuring the max fuel level to the point that the floats actually start dropping. i.e. In your example, max indicated would be 25 per side. Put 60 gals...
Forum: Fiberglass 06-08-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,483
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Thanks

Thanks for describing the method to repair. The inner skin wasn't punctured so the honeycomb wasn't exposed to oil and it appears to be in pretty good shape. Blackened a bit by the heat in a...
Forum: Fiberglass 06-07-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,483
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Delamination on engine cowl

Hi All,

RV 10 with about 1000 hours. I noticed the inside skin of the cowling had buckled and came loose, away from the...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 01-15-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,370
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Definitely different

Definitely different! So is having to fly without the AP when the AP is out of service versus just "pretending". But all these experiences are extremely valuable. I'm commuting across ATL most...
Forum: ADS-B 11-02-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,926
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Need Waas

Micheal. I think you’ll need waas as well... I have the 430w and 330. Had the 330 upgraded to 330ES and then had to have the 430w software upgraded to latest release. ES upgrade had to go back...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-07-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,370
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Absolutely great!!

Guy,

This is absolutely great!! I had plans to take my 6 yr old grandson to Oshkosh this past year. At the last minute, plans changed and we weren't able to go. I'm quite certain I was the one...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,279
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Sam --- Saw the picture before reading the...

Sam --- Saw the picture before reading the post.... Thought you were getting ready for the spring and lawn mower racing season.

Doug
Forum: RV-10 11-30-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,864
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Hello all, I have a RV10 with IO-540D4A5, two...

Hello all,

I have a RV10 with IO-540D4A5, two bladed Hartzell HC-C2YR-1BFP/F8068D.... Standard stuff from Vans..

I have been trying to isolate vibration so this seems the next step for me. I...
Forum: ADS-B 11-27-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,561
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Yes, using Serial port#1. Thanks, Doug

Yes, using Serial port#1.

Thanks,
Doug
Forum: ADS-B 11-27-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,561
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Thanks Joshua, I'm using the CP2102 as you...

Thanks Joshua,

I'm using the CP2102 as you referenced above and bought it via the Stratux store so "assuming" it has the description as "Stratux Serialout". I do see serial port enabled when...
Forum: ADS-B 11-23-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,561
Posted By 7DeltaLima
How to test

Hello all and Happy Thanksgiving,

I built the Stratux several months back and I've been using it with the IPad. I decided to add the serial output and upgrade the Stratux software/build. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,557
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Pop Rivet Dimple dies?

Not sure of the exact location but have you looked at the pop rivet dimple dies? Just a thought...
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,036
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Yep

I use the Power Tow for the -10. Works great.

I did add a 1/2" spacer under the bolt to extend the bolt/lug that the tow bars attach to on the nose wheel. This was to give the tug more to grip. ...
Forum: RV-10 04-30-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,380
Posted By 7DeltaLima
19A

Steve -

I'm up at Jackson County. Be glad to meet you up there or elsewhere if we can connect schedules. I make a similar trip on occasion except on to Muscle Shoals. My wife loved the 7A until...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-09-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,444
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Finished product

Picked the wheelpant up from the paint shop and it turned out great. One note as was pointed out to me earlier is to consider the number of colors on the wheel pants. A bit more involved by having...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,425
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Good ideas here. Thanks. I have this form that...

Good ideas here. Thanks. I have this form that I use for myself which helps a lot for the initial clearance. I've always been told to just write down what you hear and not try to understand but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,425
Posted By 7DeltaLima
IFR - Clearance copy practice

Hello all:

I'm a bit rusty on IFR flight and I'm preparing to do an IPC ride. One of the hardest parts for me was and is getting the clearance copy correct without having to have ATC repeat the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-23-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,444
Posted By 7DeltaLima
I hope this shows as well in the picture as it...

I hope this shows as well in the picture as it does in person. I did "B"and this is what "C" looks like after sanding. Thanks all for the direction and guidance.

I had a "chunk out" around the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-22-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,444
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Thanks Guys: I've seen the diagram from Dan...

Thanks Guys:

I've seen the diagram from Dan before but always focused on the first picture and while I've understood the concept, quite honestly could not fathom how you could actually execute...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-22-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,444
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Wheelpant Repair - Fiberglass

Hello all:

The Powertug slipped a few months ago and left a couple of gashes in the wheelpant. With the cold and ice, I thought it about time to repair.

I've laid up a couple of strips behind the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,300
Posted By 7DeltaLima
PowerTow

Bob,
I bought the Power Tow you referenced a couple of years ago. I use it for the -10 and it does great. I have a 7A and it would work on the 7A as well.

Fortunately, I didn't have the...
Forum: RV-10 02-12-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,154
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Mod to blow heated air from top of tunnel

Hey Guys:

Just something to think about. Look around and see if you can find the mod to exit the heated air at the top of the tunnel while you're at this stage in the build. In the -10 there is no...
Forum: RV-10 11-11-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,027
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Hello Andrew: I've been very happy with the...

Hello Andrew:

I've been very happy with the G3I solution. I have 325+ hours on the RV10 utilizing the G3I system. I have the series 1 solution. I was probably an early adopter and Thomas has...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 89,754
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Built the 7A and -10. 10 was in the early stages...

Built the 7A and -10. 10 was in the early stages of phase 1 so didn't have the wheel pants.....

http://dougandlinda.smugmug.com/Airplanes/RV10-all/i-Xr3GbQB/0/L/IMG_1674-L.jpg



Enjoy flying...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-10-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,553
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Which IO 360

Stock cooler will not (or at least it didn't in my case and many others that I connected with) cool the 200 hp IO360A1B6. Stock seems to work fine with the 180 hp IO360A1A....
Forum: Southeast 08-23-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Ya'll were looking good a couple Saturday's ago. ...

Ya'll were looking good a couple Saturday's ago. I've moved my -10 up to 19A and saw/heard you when I left out.

Have fun... Stay safe,
Doug
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 891
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Life of Flight: 100 Hours from My Logbook

Hello everyone:

My friend and neighbor, Jon Vitt has recently published his first book ? ?Life of Flight: 100 Hours from My Logbook?...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,600
Posted By 7DeltaLima
I bought a hollow core door and used that for...

I bought a hollow core door and used that for both of my builds. It's great (and relatively cheap) for drilling and then clecoing in place to the door, it's straight / flat and lite weight. When...
Forum: RV-10 08-05-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,435
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Make it rigid

Hello David,

I did something similar as is posted above except I used a piece of aluminum angle from Lowes instead of fabricating a mounting bracket. It's been fine with the old Gold magnetometer. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 26,597
Posted By 7DeltaLima
I put a 6 inch "Roll Tide" sticker on mine and...

I put a 6 inch "Roll Tide" sticker on mine and also one on the other side so it looks correct to cover up about the same amount of damage. Thought that would suffice until I got around to fixing it....
Forum: Safety 03-06-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,906
Posted By 7DeltaLima
I haven't determined the cause of either at this...

I haven't determined the cause of either at this point. As far as the AHRS failure, I pulled the system logs and sent them in to be reviewed but I'm back on the road again in Europe for a couple of...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-05-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,292
Posted By 7DeltaLima
If I'm in town, count my wife (Linda) and I in. ...

If I'm in town, count my wife (Linda) and I in. Flying out of Lawrenceville, GA.

Doug
Forum: Safety 03-01-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,906
Posted By 7DeltaLima
In the spirit of lessons learned....

There has been some interesting discussions on accidents, accident prevention and safety in general. So in the spirit of ?I learned from that??

My ride: A RV10 that is equipped with xxxxx...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-30-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,379
Posted By 7DeltaLima
no custom canopy in 2004

Hi Metal Man:

As others posted above, I'm 6'5 230ish. My son is 6'7" but does not carry the weight that I do.
I have a 7A that has a standard canopy. I contacted Todd's Canopy to see if he had a...
Forum: International 01-23-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 777
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Beauvais - Tille France

I find myself in this area almost monthly these days. Any RV'ers in the area?


Thanks,
Doug
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,981
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Solution = We all need to go fly more to increase...

Solution = We all need to go fly more to increase demand which will actually cause our cost per hour to go down which means we can then afford to fly more. So the more you fly, the cheaper it'll be...
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,399
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Congrats to you two.... Brandi, If I remember...

Congrats to you two....

Brandi, If I remember correctly, you did the fiberglass work and the interior so definitely deserve as a minimum to be co-pilot.

Doug
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-09-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,390
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Jyvaskyla Finland

I recently spent two weeks in Jyvaskyla (or Suolahti). I was "stuck" there over the Mid-Summer holiday and went searching for some aviating activities. Unfortunately, I didn't find anyone at the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-20-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,036
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Moved to the Firewall

Group:

I struggled with the oil cooler and oil temps on my 7A for a while. Engine is an IO360-A1B6. I started with the standard oil cooler from Vans. Upgraded to a larger cooler twice. I don't...
Forum: RV-10 08-26-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,415
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Ray, I don't believe it is 2024. It's "softer"...

Ray,

I don't believe it is 2024. It's "softer" and will bend eaiser. Call Stein. I bought a couple blanks on eBay and cut my own using a wood router. Worked great. Traveling or I'd walk out and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,084
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Todd, Do you remember what the dimensions were...

Todd,

Do you remember what the dimensions were of the hangar that you were using as a base line?

Thanks,
Doug

BTW... ROLL TIDE :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,084
Posted By 7DeltaLima
RV-10 Shared Hangar??

Group:

Anyone tried to share a T hangar with a RV?A and a RV10? I have a 7A and a 10 and looks like I'll be relocating. I've found a T-hangar that is 46.5 feet wide and just curious if anyone has...
Forum: Midwest 07-30-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Hey Pete, Check with Carver Aero. I think they...

Hey Pete,

Check with Carver Aero. I think they are fairly flexible with their crew cars. They may let you borrow one till after the game.

BTW.... RAGBRAI - (Bike ride across IA) ends this...
Forum: Texas (South) 04-16-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By 7DeltaLima
CFI for initial training

Group:

My son-in-law is asking about starting training on his pilots license this summer. He and my daughter both teach elementary school in San Antonio. It would be great if he can get my...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-31-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,431
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Pat, Make sure you have the license keys...

Pat,

Make sure you have the license keys loaded before fretting about what you may have done wrong :). It's in the set up screens but I can't step you through how to check without looking at the...
Forum: Texas (North) 09-03-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,424
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Thanks....

.... for the options guys. I left Muscatine, IA yeserday afternoon planning for F14. Looked like going a little further West was going to be the best bet at working the weather.

Mr Thunder and...
Forum: Texas (North) 09-01-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,424
Posted By 7DeltaLima
North Texas fuel stop ?

Hey folks,
Heading out from Muscatine, IA to San Antonio either late tomorrow or early Friday. I'm looking for a fuel stop somewhere around Paris, TX that has a restroom available after hours. ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-14-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,785
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Guess I'm stating the obvious but....

get some altitude to go practice the slips. I was doing my BFR with a friend who happens to be a CFI. We'd went through the usual drills and everything going great. Having a good time practicing...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-18-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,475
Posted By 7DeltaLima
pulling wedges

Jim,
I used an open end wrench... or about a 6" adjustable wrench would work to fit up under the lip of the wedge. I also used the head of an eye bolt, cut to fit up under the lip of the wedge on...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-17-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,475
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Rick, I had the right mag go bad a couple...

Rick,
I had the right mag go bad a couple weeks ago. Just quit working similar to what you describe. Buzz box timing still worked. Points still opened and closed. Worked one day, didn't the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,466
Posted By 7DeltaLima
One high EGT... what next

I have one EGT that is ~150-200 degrees hotter than all others. Understand it's not the exact temp that matters but in this case I believe it's indicative of an opportunity.

CHT's, oil temp, oil...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,133
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Hey Kelly.... I think this is your personal...

Hey Kelly....
I think this is your personal salesman. He's all checked out and ready for you.

http://dougandlinda.smugmug.com/Airplanes/RV10-all/IMG1654/884246404_ZKJpC-L.jpg

I'm working hard...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,133
Posted By 7DeltaLima
It's uncontrollable....

At least for me....
Forum: Southeast 05-25-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,583
Posted By 7DeltaLima
How about -10

Vic & Pierre,

can either of you do transition training in your -10? My son is down around Fayetteville and I'm hoping for -10 inspection soon.... Might need someone for him to fly with in the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-22-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,649
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Hey Kelly, Congrats. I'll have to tell Chris...

Hey Kelly,

Congrats. I'll have to tell Chris that you're flying. ....

Doug Jones
Muscatine, IA
Forum: RV-10 04-15-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,560
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Daryl, Yep, I think it'll be interesting. I'm...

Daryl,
Yep, I think it'll be interesting. I'm not flying the 10 yet and don't have an AOA on the 7A so not sure how it'll all work. There are some other posts on this site that discuss how...
Forum: RV-10 04-14-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,560
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Pat, here's a couple of pic from my smugmug...

Pat, here's a couple of pic from my smugmug acct. You can find a few more on page 7 and 8 of http://dougandlinda.smugmug.com/Airplanes/RV10-all...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,912
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Stein

Call Stein. I believe they have them just not listed on the web site.

Doug
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,274
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Congrats

Congratulations on the first flight to both of you. We're heading out tomorrow morning from Iowa to Fayetteville with a Penske truck moving my son and his wife down. I was planning on flying the...
Forum: RV-10 12-15-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,836
Posted By 7DeltaLima
follow up

Just in case someone stumbles upon this thread in the future...

I went ahead and stuck the wings on --- one at a time in the garage over the weekend. My wife helped me mount the wings and mounting...
Forum: RV-10 12-12-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,836
Posted By 7DeltaLima
thanks

.... for the feedback. I'll see if I can fit one at a time in the garage.

Pierre... curious. What are you measuring against? Getting a reading off the longerons and then making sure both the...
Forum: Texas (North) 12-11-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,372
Posted By 7DeltaLima
stub out the lines for testing

Mike, et.al.,
Would you recommend stubbing out a connection in the lines (pitot and static) to make it easier to attach the test equipment or is it just as efficient to disconnect from an...
Forum: RV-10 12-09-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,836
Posted By 7DeltaLima
Wing mounting after fuselage painting

So winter weather has arrived in the Midwest and I haven't fitted the wings to the fuselage. Can't easily fit them in the garage and the fuselage is begging to be painted.

I have a local painter...
Forum: RV-10 11-07-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,604
Posted By 7DeltaLima
I've found having a "hollow core" interior door...

I've found having a "hollow core" interior door around to use as an extra work bench very handy. They are straight and light and can be thrown across a couple saw horses when you need an extra...
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