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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-25-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Mike S
Yes, calibrated as noted above. Also, it will...

Yes, calibrated as noted above.

Also, it will never read accurately through the entire "full to empty" range. This is with a float type sender-----capacitance sender may be different.
Forum: Safety 11-23-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By Mike S
Check with local airports and see if they have...

Check with local airports and see if they have upgraded their systems lately. They could have the old units available for little or no cost.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-22-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,012
Posted By Mike S
Katie, sorry to see you pull the plug on another...

Katie, sorry to see you pull the plug on another project------but methinks it is a wise long term decision for you.

Good luck with the PHD :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-22-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By Mike S
Why would you want your pmags to fight each...

Why would you want your pmags to fight each other??

OK, pedantic's aside, for Dual pmags you only need the battery for initial starting, they are self powered after that should the power fail.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By Mike S
I had a buddy who used a ramp under one wheel to...

I had a buddy who used a ramp under one wheel to raise the wing on one plane, other plane wing fit under the first.

This was in a box hangar not a "T" but the idea may work out in your case if the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-17-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Mike S
I would use sealant, something like Permatex 2 or...

I would use sealant, something like Permatex 2 or other sealant that is semi-hardening, high temp, and oil...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-16-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 710
Posted By Mike S
Prayers for you and your family.

Prayers for you and your family.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-16-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Steve, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Did you get rid of the Legacy?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Josh, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-08-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Jason, welcome to VAF.

Have you tried to apply power directly at the servo----a 9v battery will be enough to make the servo move if it will.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,026
Posted By Mike S
Looks like a roller from an edge forming tool. ...

Looks like a roller from an edge forming tool. https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/topages/averyedgetool.php

Maybe a slider canopy roller??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,192
Posted By Mike S
I have had good luck with old fire hose. Also,...

I have had good luck with old fire hose.

Also, used foam pipe insulation split in half.
Forum: Interiors 11-07-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By Mike S
We had the synthetic leather and were quite happy...

We had the synthetic leather and were quite happy with it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,586
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Juan, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-03-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,634
Posted By Mike S
I had a similar issue when I changed to a...

I had a similar issue when I changed to a horizontal intake on the 10.

I ended up using a couple of these https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/appages/extcontrols.php
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-02-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By Mike S
https://www.expaircraft.com/PDFgallery.htm

https://www.expaircraft.com/PDFgallery.htm
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-02-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By Mike S
It might be easier to adjust the elevator push...

It might be easier to adjust the elevator push rod ends.

If you do so, be sure to reset any locking devices on the rod ends.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,986
Posted By Mike S
How old is it??

How old is it??
Forum: RV-10 10-31-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By Mike S
IIRC, the flap bolts are done with castellated...

IIRC, the flap bolts are done with castellated nuts and drilled bolts. Set min clearance for the bushing to bushing and insert cotter pin.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-31-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,190
Posted By Mike S
Has it had a overhaul, or IRAN/repair reseal? If...

Has it had a overhaul, or IRAN/repair reseal?

If so, when?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-31-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By Mike S
A reamer is the best way to get a round...

A reamer is the best way to get a round hole.

Drill undersized, ream for final size.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,584
Posted By Mike S
ADSB-------Surveillance is even part of the...

ADSB-------Surveillance is even part of the name.

Also, they do watch the internet------beware of what you post.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,584
Posted By Mike S
I suspect AZ would be more beneficial tax wise.

I suspect AZ would be more beneficial tax wise.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-30-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Mike S
https://vansairforce.net/VAFclassifieds.htm

https://vansairforce.net/VAFclassifieds.htm
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-28-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Mike S
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=200483
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2021, 12:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,258
Posted By Mike S
This better be on the front page soon.

This better be on the front page soon.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-27-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,798
Posted By Mike S
GRT also..

GRT also..
Forum: Steam Gauges 10-27-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By Mike S
https://tghaviation.com/aircraft-instrument-servic...

https://tghaviation.com/aircraft-instrument-services/
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-26-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,389
Posted By Mike S
https://www.fabricationtoolsandmaterials.com/conta...

https://www.fabricationtoolsandmaterials.com/contact.htm

Good source of plastic tools. They also have a great cleaner for the windscreen.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-25-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 974
Posted By Mike S
Look out the window??? GRT uses a stand alone...

Look out the window???



GRT uses a stand alone EIS, that feeds data to the EFIS. If the big screen goes blank, the EIS still gives you the info.

Or, just listen to the engine.
Forum: Safety 10-25-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,725
Posted By Mike S
Methinks the type of cert on the plane was not...

Methinks the type of cert on the plane was not the issue, but the quals of the pilot.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-25-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Dan, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-10 10-24-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
POH
Views: 612
Posted By Mike S
Right there on the VAF front...

Right there on the VAF front page.

https://vansairforce.net/poh.htm
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-24-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By Mike S
There is a prop shop in Sandy---easy trip from...

There is a prop shop in Sandy---easy trip from Independence.
Forum: RV-14 10-22-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,300
Posted By Mike S
If I won it, I would not exclude anything. Might...

If I won it, I would not exclude anything. Might be able to either use stuff, or sell it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,301
Posted By Mike S
Another airspace grab

Please read and send them a comment about the proposed airspace grab in SoCal.

Also, please keep this thread off the political platform as per the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-19-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By Mike S
Wet suit material is just fine. I used some with...

Wet suit material is just fine.

I used some with a fabric layer, that I put to the inside so it allowed a bit of movement with less surface friction than the rubber side.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,172
Posted By Mike S
No, the direct vent style vents out the wall it...

No, the direct vent style vents out the wall it is mounted on. It does not use a vertical vent pipe up through the roof.

Combustion air is also drawn in through the same hole in the wall, and both...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,172
Posted By Mike S
Amazon had "direct vent" heaters. ...

Amazon had "direct vent" heaters. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,172
Posted By Mike S
Torpedo heaters can cause CO issues.

Torpedo heaters can cause CO issues.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-15-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,578
Posted By Mike S
A small piece of angle riveted next to the hole...

A small piece of angle riveted next to the hole is all you need.

The adel clamp will mount to the angle.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,621
Posted By Mike S
Get your buddy's tanks filled----offer to split...

Get your buddy's tanks filled----offer to split the cost, or just pay it yourself.

Methinks he will appreciate it and you will most likely save $$ in the long run compared to the $50 each refill at...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-27-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By Mike S
Rob Hickman does.

Rob Hickman does.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-27-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Mike S
The unit I linked it post 2 has a filter. I...

The unit I linked it post 2 has a filter.

I would not use an inline oiler.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-26-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Mike S
https://www.pneumaticplus.com/pneumaticplus-saw400...

https://www.pneumaticplus.com/pneumaticplus-saw400-series-air-filter-regulator-piggyback-combo-1-2-npt-with-bracket-gauge/?sku=SAW400-N04BG&_vsrefdom=googleads&gclid=Cj0KCQjwtMCKBhDAARIsAG-2Eu-iWSzXu0...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,116
Posted By Mike S
https://rapidsetbuildings.com/contact-us/ ...

https://rapidsetbuildings.com/contact-us/

Owner is a member of VAF--- https://vansairforce.net/community/member.php?u=24013

There is a really nice design tool on their site that you can play...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-23-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,327
Posted By Mike S
Also folks need to realize the second and third...

Also folks need to realize the second and third place aircraft were flying a wider pattern, thus increasingly more lap distance for each place.

Yet they were all bunched together. And stayed that...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-23-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 213,654
Posted By Mike S
You have my deepest sympathy.

You have my deepest sympathy.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-22-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 27,958
Posted By Mike S
I had the same thought.

I had the same thought.
Forum: Job Board 09-09-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,673
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations!!!

Katie--congrats on the move:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By Mike S
Get the registration kit from EAA. It is a...

Get the registration kit from EAA.

It is a step-by-step guide with all needed forms, fuse tag, and even has the required passenger notification stickers included
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
RV5
Views: 1,562
Posted By Mike S
I still have a set of Duster plans out in the...

I still have a set of Duster plans out in the hangar:D
Forum: RV-14 09-02-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By Mike S
Sounds like there may be an issue with your...

Sounds like there may be an issue with your electrical system.
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-01-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By Mike S
Thanks Mel

Highlighted the important word there.
Forum: Texas (South) 09-01-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Brian, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2021, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,704
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations:D

Congratulations:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-31-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,623
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Steve, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV-14 08-31-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,343
Posted By Mike S
Fly LEDs here too. Six Pack. Also, used their...

Fly LEDs here too.

Six Pack.

Also, used their WigWag module.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-30-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By Mike S
CA glue worked on mine. I used a wine cork to...

CA glue worked on mine.

I used a wine cork to make a wire locator to keep the sensed wire in the center of the pickup, also keeps the strain off the pick up wires that could happen if the ring was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By Mike S
Was your engine making metal?? Or just normal...

Was your engine making metal??

Or just normal sludge removal.

For metal flakes, I would look at having it professionally cleaned.

$0.02
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-28-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,156
Posted By Mike S
I dont think you were slamming them, I think you...

I dont think you were slamming them, I think you were expressing frustration and trying to offer constructive criticism-----just as I was in my prior post.



Exactly!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-28-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Chris, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-27-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,156
Posted By Mike S
Sorry Greg, but I must disagree with the above...

Sorry Greg, but I must disagree with the above statement.

I have just recently finished a dual 10.1 Horizon setup with Trig remote comm and xpnder. Also EIS feeding a WS used to monitor engine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,310
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Tom, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Methinks a gas powered generator will solve a lot of your problems.
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