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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Today, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,268
Posted By Mike S
Thanks, You are welcome.

Thanks,
You are welcome.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines Today, 08:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By Mike S
I have seen these used in the...

I have seen these used in the past.

https://www.obergfilters.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Oberg-Filters-brochures-Oct.2018.pdf

As I recall, Airwolf used them.
Forum: RV-10 Today, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Mike S
Similar to Rocky, but got bolts long enough that...

Similar to Rocky, but got bolts long enough that I could cut off the threaded area, just leave a straight shank. Rounded off the end to make a bit easier to insert.

I was concerned the threaded...
Forum: Job Board Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Todd, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

You do not need an A/P to do the inspection---you need someone who is familiar with RVs.

Darwin https://vansairforce.net/community/member.php?u=140 Has...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-04-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By Mike S
Look for a ground issue. Make sure the battery...

Look for a ground issue.

Make sure the battery is fully charged.

Not too familiar with the Rotax power setup, but I have heard the regulators can be an issue----can you unplug the regulator and try...
Forum: RV-14 07-04-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By Mike S
I have mine set up with the left button to switch...

I have mine set up with the left button to switch comm frequencies, right button is xpnder ident.
Forum: RV-14 07-03-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By Mike S
Second that----Kevin is the best.:D

Second that----Kevin is the best.:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-03-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,268
Posted By Mike S
All there in first post...........

All there in first post...........
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Mike S
I have one, also has a red pointer that matches...

I have one, also has a red pointer that matches the plate.

Send me a PM with a phone number and I can get my wife to text you a photo.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-30-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,751
Posted By Mike S
Methinks I would be looking for warranty coverage.

Methinks I would be looking for warranty coverage.
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-29-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Mark, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-14 06-27-2022, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,612
Posted By Mike S
Mine is next to the throttle. Easy to reach with...

Mine is next to the throttle. Easy to reach with my thumb during landing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By Mike S
Start...

Start here.

https://www.eaa.org/shop/product-detail?i=945&pi=1001&pr=2583379

Having the original and subsequent bill of sale should make things a lot easier.

Have the kit serial number changed...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-26-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By Mike S
First off, congrats on the "new" 6 :D As far as...

First off, congrats on the "new" 6 :D

As far as I know, do not use a tender.

If you run the battery down, charge it and then remove the charger.

Do some searching here, lots of info.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,795
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations!!!

Cal, congrats on the new fledgling:D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-24-2022, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Mike S
CHT sensor maybe?

CHT sensor maybe?
Forum: Interiors 06-23-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By Mike S
Have you considered these might be copyrighted...

Have you considered these might be copyrighted images?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-22-2022, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By Mike S
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=207424
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-22-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,470
Posted By Mike S
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=207416
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-20-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Mike S
Are you talking about the cooling air...

Are you talking about the cooling air inlets?

Photos would really help.
Forum: RV-10 06-19-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By Mike S
Pretty much spot on advice. Fly it-----enjoy it.

Pretty much spot on advice.

Fly it-----enjoy it.
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-19-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,319
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Teal, welcome aboard the good ship VAF :D:D

Congrats on the successful conversion to the Yamaha.

Did you consider the factory VNE numbers??? Methinks you are very capable of blowing well past...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2022, 11:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,239
Posted By Mike S
Kyle, congrats on the new fledgling!!!!:D

Kyle, congrats on the new fledgling!!!!:D
Forum: California 06-13-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,296
Posted By Mike S
Glad things worked out for you. Enjoy!!!!!

Glad things worked out for you.

Enjoy!!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,225
Posted By Mike S
Dan the traveling airplane helping hand. Even...

Dan the traveling airplane helping hand.

Even works on other stuff than RVs.....
Forum: Tools 06-12-2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,679
Posted By Mike S
Get a set of soft jaws for whichever vice you end...

Get a set of soft jaws for whichever vice you end up with.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-12-2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By Mike S
I do have the audio wired up, using a Flight Data...

I do have the audio wired up, using a Flight Data System audio mixer into a Trig comm radio.

I have not had any issues with a popping noise.

It is all working fine, gives me an alert whenever I get...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-11-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,055
Posted By Mike S
http://www.fdatasystems.com/gd-40-co-detector Thi...

http://www.fdatasystems.com/gd-40-co-detector

This is a unit designed to interface with your EFIS and audio system.

I have used them in the last two planes and am very satisfied.

Also, they use a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-05-2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,206
Posted By Mike S
Similar on our plane, signal and data wire was...

Similar on our plane, signal and data wire was pretty much as supplied from GRT----all nicely color coded. GRT supplies color coded wire for all connections and we did not need all in our...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-04-2022, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,312
Posted By Mike S
Missed you at the appreciation dinner...

Missed you at the appreciation dinner tonight.

Will you be at PRS next week?? Laura and I are going to be working pylons, we need to get together.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-25-2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Mike S
I have to check what the number is on the...

I have to check what the number is on the tool.

Not sure if 4 and 6 cylinder setups used the same timing tool.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-23-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,176
Posted By Mike S
So that is why Vans is developing the 15 ;)

So that is why Vans is developing the 15 ;)
Forum: Propellers 05-21-2022, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Frank, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2022, 10:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,256
Posted By Mike S
Yep, take care of yourself first. Pretty...

Yep, take care of yourself first.




Pretty sure that is a very common felling here on VAF.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2022, 12:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,349
Posted By Mike S
Been flying for 50+ years. Still hate turbulence...

Been flying for 50+ years. Still hate turbulence and have just learned to deal with it most of the time.

Sometimes I just cancel the flight and RTB early.

Seems age is not much of a factor in my...
Forum: California 05-19-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By Mike S
Yep, good suggestion.

Yep, good suggestion.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-17-2022, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Mike S
We have the same setup, just follow the...

We have the same setup, just follow the instructions from GRT.

You need to record indicated fuel used and actual fuel pumped and use these figures to set the corrections.

Page 43 of the EIS manual.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-16-2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 41,529
Posted By Mike S
Interesting looking squirt bottle---what brand is...

Interesting looking squirt bottle---what brand is it?
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-11-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,048
Posted By Mike S
Scott, also flying an electric dependent...

Scott, also flying an electric dependent plane.

I started with a ND that was modified for external regulation. Mod was from articles in Kitplanes.

Worked just fine for a short time, then started...
Forum: Propellers 05-11-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,709
Posted By Mike S
I just bought 2 tubes of AS 5 this morning, so...

I just bought 2 tubes of AS 5 this morning, so wanted to let the VAF world know Tiffen Aire still has some at the moment.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2022, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Dan, welcome aboard the good ship VAF :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,256
Posted By Mike S
Tom, great news!! Thanks for filling in the big...

Tom, great news!! Thanks for filling in the big blank in the thread. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,086
Posted By Mike S
Bathroom...

Bathroom...
Forum: Northwest 05-10-2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

George, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

https://vansairforce.net/transition_training.htm Might be of some help. Mike Seager is a good choice but you need to go to Oregon.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-09-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 118,737
Posted By Mike S
Good to know, wasnt aware of it. If I ever build...

Good to know, wasnt aware of it.

If I ever build another RV10..................

Would be nice if they did that with a 4 cylinder model.

Would be even better if they did/could make a simple...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-09-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 118,737
Posted By Mike S
Not sure if this has already been discussed but...

Not sure if this has already been discussed but it is worth repeating.

The EIS alarms can not be muted by pushing buttons on the EFIS. Communication is a one way street from the EIs to the EFIS.

If...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-08-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By Mike S
Add up the total amperage all the various devices...

Add up the total amperage all the various devices connected to the buss, size the wire for that.

Ground run is not part of the equation as far as I have ever done it.
Forum: The RV Grin 05-07-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations!!!

Branden, congrats on your new bird. :D
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-07-2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,032
Posted By Mike S
They look like Honeywell AML...

They look like Honeywell AML...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-02-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,255
Posted By Mike S
When I was a kid we used canned mild as a leak...

When I was a kid we used canned mild as a leak stop.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-01-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,243
Posted By Mike S
I used a simple key switch wired in series with a...

I used a simple key switch wired in series with a push button.

Key switch is labeled as "Starter Enable"

Push button is engraved "Start"

Both from Steinair.
Forum: Job Board 05-01-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By Mike S
Contact RV 14 builder...

Contact RV 14 builder Larry.

https://vansairforce.net/community/member.php?u=24013

https://rapidsetbuildings.com/contact-us/
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-30-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,064
Posted By Mike S
No idea what it is, but the photos are worth...

No idea what it is, but the photos are worth 3,000 words explaining why it is important to check the suction screen.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-26-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By Mike S
John, great idea.:D This can be used by any...

John, great idea.:D

This can be used by any tipper, so I moved it to the maintenance forum.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,629
Posted By Mike S
Intersection baffle?

Are you talking about the factory parts that mount under the center of the cylinders, suspended from an S hook?

If so, what did you do to keep the leakage...
Forum: RV-10 04-25-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,763
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Dimitriy, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-24-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By Mike S
And, the current limiter then becomes the single...

And, the current limiter then becomes the single point of failure.

TANSTAAFL
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-23-2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,087
Posted By Mike S
That is my thought, have you determined what the...

That is my thought, have you determined what the thingie in the interior is??

Not a lot of detail in the photo. If it is some kind of shock mount, that would lend a bit of credit to the above...
Forum: RV-14 04-23-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Mike S
New project Dan?

New project Dan?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-22-2022, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By Mike S
Just a...

Just a FYI.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=200902
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-22-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By Mike S
Another happy Trig remote comm and xpnder user...

Another happy Trig remote comm and xpnder user here.

Controlled by Horizon 10.1.

And, freq flip/flop and Ident on the stick.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-21-2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,992
Posted By Mike S
Are you meaning 5/16"? Pretty sure a 5.16"...

Are you meaning 5/16"?

Pretty sure a 5.16" device will not fit through the gas filler hole.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-21-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,992
Posted By Mike S
We had these for our 172-----worked well.

We had these for our 172-----worked well.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-21-2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,992
Posted By Mike S
I made my own when I first filled the...

I made my own when I first filled the tanks.

Then I made a duplicate to keep as a spare.

You could drain a tank and make your own as you refill it----easy to do.

I used a bamboo paint stir stick,...
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