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Forum: GPS 11-17-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 939
Posted By csdominey
GPS input for Artex ELT 345

Having trouble finding a GPS input device for my ELT. Would like to use a small, stand alone tracker that you might see on a car, but hard wired and with an appropriate data output.
I have an...
Forum: Steam Gauges 10-16-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,153
Posted By csdominey
Turn and Bank Indicator

I need some information about how to hook up this instrument. Looks to be quite old, but bench check on it was good. Backplate indicates that it was built by Instruments Inc, model number (?) BMD...
Forum: Texas (South) 10-10-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By csdominey
Thx! Cliff Dominey N977CD reserved

Thx!
Cliff Dominey
N977CD reserved
Forum: Texas (South) 10-09-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By csdominey
T Hangars at KAXH?

Wondering if anyone here is based out of Houston Southwest and can tell me about T Hangar availability there. My 8A project will need to come out of the barn soon for a final assembly location. ...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-18-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By csdominey
Right, got that. 300 ohms on the positive side...

Right, got that. 300 ohms on the positive side of the led. Was wondering if there is an arrangement of led and resisters to place on the GPS comm port wire to see an output that the ELT should...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-18-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By csdominey
GPS Comm Port Check

Trying to run down a problem with my E-04 ELT installation. Not getting the blinking LED check on the pigtail wire with the GPS output going into the ELT.

Is there a way to check the GPS output? ...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-07-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,867
Posted By csdominey
I have sacrificed the D sub to save the pen/wire...

I have sacrificed the D sub to save the pen/wire connections. Disassemble the connector as far as possible, then cut the remaining piece holding the pins. Not very elegant, I'll grant.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-21-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By csdominey
I found having the rudder attached to the VS...

I found having the rudder attached to the VS while fitting to the fuse to be useful. The rudder will swing freely when the position of that forward spar is correct. I did not clamp and drill until...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-14-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By csdominey
Peanut butter sometimes works.

Peanut butter sometimes works.
Forum: Reviews 05-26-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,248
Posted By csdominey
Anti-Splat-Aero

Nothing but good comments for the good people at Anti-Splat (https://antisplataero.com/). Very nice products, and very fast turnaround. Still building, so cannot comment on the inflight...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-20-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By csdominey
Thanks! That might be the way to go. These are...

Thanks! That might be the way to go. These are evidently very old. Seems a bit odd that they might not be available commercially though. With all the thousands of old Lycs still around.
Pls...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-20-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By csdominey
That's what I have. The engine came with odd...

That's what I have. The engine came with odd inserts fitting between the cylinder heads and the plugs. Trying to understand what they are. Not for use while operating, seems clear. Substituting...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-20-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By csdominey
Inserts for dehydrator plugs

My very used engine (core) came with dehydrator plugs installed into what appears to be a plastic insert for fitting into the cylinder. A couple are cracked and need to be replaced to accept the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-20-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By csdominey
Zeftronic voltage regulator

Am trying to incorporate a Zeftronic VR into the OP10 drawing for a very typical Lyc O320E2A installation. For those who have done this, I would appreciate your comments to how I think this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By csdominey
I have used Temple Electronics to bench check my...

I have used Temple Electronics to bench check my Ebay stuff. Nice folks, easy to work with. https://templeavionics.com/
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-30-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,562
Posted By csdominey
Have used it for removing old masking tape...

Have used it for removing old masking tape adhesive. Interesting chemistry of peanut butter!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,363
Posted By csdominey
My approach here (8A project) was to delay the...

My approach here (8A project) was to delay the drilling/riveting of the attachment of the VS front spar and the F884 attach plate until the end of the process. First was to drill the attach plate to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,961
Posted By csdominey
Just a note of self congratulation here - BFR...

Just a note of self congratulation here - BFR signed off in the logbook today. First update since the initial checkride on 28 May 1979. Nice to be back.
And special thanks to the CFI's out there. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,514
Posted By csdominey
I have an open bed trailer, 6'11"x16'2", that I...

I have an open bed trailer, 6'11"x16'2", that I have used to trailer my 8A project around ok. With the axle nuts off, and replaced with nuts fitting inside the outermost limit of the axles, then it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By csdominey
Smile Thanks for the comments. Those four vertical HS...

Thanks for the comments. Those four vertical HS bolts are exactly the ones I was hoping to replace, but much too critical a connection to do without all the paperwork spelling it out.
Am dreading...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By csdominey
Anchor/Corner Nuts for AN bolt connections

Have been considering using some nutplates in place of AN365 nuts for some AN3 bolt connections, but not finding the documentation to support the change. Neither Vans nor the supplier would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,012
Posted By csdominey
Rusty pilot

I can confirm the rusty pilot issues here - very real. After 8 hrs and maybe 20 pattern laps, still a long way to go getting back into it. Got to get really ready before moving over to the RV. My...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-26-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,066
Posted By csdominey
Solder Seal connectors

Would be interested in comments/experience with these connectors. Evidently have been around for a while, but just now finding out about them. Seem to be a nice option to crimps (don't trust them)...
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