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Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-08-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Planecrazy232
Steve thatís exactly the information I needed....

Steve thatís exactly the information I needed. Thank you!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-06-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Planecrazy232
GDL39R to GDL52R questions

I know the "correct" answer to this, (read the instructions:rolleyes:) and G3Xpert has been helpful, but I could use some real world answers to these questions. I'm replacing my GDL39R with a GDL52R...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,710
Posted By Planecrazy232
Nice Job

5 days later and ready to fly. Great job!
Forum: RV-3 04-27-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,339
Posted By Planecrazy232
Where did these cracks occur and how much time on...

Where did these cracks occur and how much time on them? Pictures would be nice to see. Inquiring Catto owners would like to know...
Forum: Florida (Central) 04-26-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By Planecrazy232
Jesse Saint at X35 is close. (352)*427-0285

Jesse Saint at X35 is close. (352)*427-0285
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-26-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Planecrazy232
Sold. Extra characters.

Sold. Extra characters.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-26-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Planecrazy232
SOLD Eyeball Swivel Vents

I have 2 Eyeball vents from ACS

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/appages/eyeballswivelvent.php

They show them at 83.50ea. I'll take $125.00 for both shipped CONUS. PM for shipping and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-23-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,700
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have a friend with an RV9 and IO320. He was...

I have a friend with an RV9 and IO320. He was getting oil at the front of #2 cylinder. Turned out to be the dipstick tube. Some crazy air currents going on around our engines.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-19-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,395
Posted By Planecrazy232
I had the one time a day "bang" on flap movement....

I had the one time a day "bang" on flap movement. Mine was the bushings on the actuator tube.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-15-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,505
Posted By Planecrazy232
So for anyone on the fence about homebuilt...

So for anyone on the fence about homebuilt camping at SNF put your worries aside. There is food and drink available, breakfast lunch and dinner at the homebuilt tent. The volunteers are doing a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-08-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Planecrazy232
Here you...

Here you go:

https://www.aircraftextras.com/Handles1.htm
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-08-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Planecrazy232
I just use a spare piece of carpet about 18" x...

I just use a spare piece of carpet about 18" x 18" on top of the seat. Step on it to get in and remove as you are lowering down. Throw it in the back. Reverse process on exit. *edit- Install an Anti...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-01-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By Planecrazy232
I'm not a builder, but the gorilla in me says put...

I'm not a builder, but the gorilla in me says put the rod ends in the freezer and heat gun on the tube. I would think it would drop right in.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-04-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,451
Posted By Planecrazy232
This exact data is what I use for IFR. $448.00...

This exact data is what I use for IFR. $448.00 per year.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-28-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,505
Posted By Planecrazy232
The REAL question

Does anyone have any actual idea that there will be any home base of food and drinks at HBC? In the past the group there did a fantastic job with meals all day long. Any contact information?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-18-2021, 06:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,192
Posted By Planecrazy232
I'm in the same camp. I use my iPad and...

I'm in the same camp. I use my iPad and Foreflight for flight planning and initial flight plan upload. I have never used the internal GPS. All changes are made directly into the 625. Very simple as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,618
Posted By Planecrazy232
Thanks Mickey. It is complex but simple as you...

Thanks Mickey. It is complex but simple as you say. I built pieces as I went and it all came together nicely. I sure didnít have the big picture planned out. Iíll say I was pretty proud of myself...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 16,618
Posted By Planecrazy232
Basically free

I found a Jazzy mobility chair down on the curb with flat tires and ripped seat, just waiting for a scrap guy to scoop it up. I knocked on the front door of the house and got clearance to take it...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-12-2021, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By Planecrazy232
I donít recall any problems- it was a drop in...

I donít recall any problems- it was a drop in replacement.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-11-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have a O360-A1D and replaced the pump with a...

I have a O360-A1D and replaced the pump with a Tempest AF15472 a few years and 300 hours ago. Working fine.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/pnpages/05-02555.php
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,989
Posted By Planecrazy232
Great job Doug. Looks like that hat has put in a...

Great job Doug. Looks like that hat has put in a lot of time also...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-27-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By Planecrazy232
Iíve done it this way on my 7Ē display. Touch one...

Iíve done it this way on my 7Ē display. Touch one place on screen to toggle to PFD. No wires to run.
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-25-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,526
Posted By Planecrazy232
A good buddy and his Corgis.

A good buddy and his Corgis.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,733
Posted By Planecrazy232
I use about 1/3 carb heat at altitude during...

I use about 1/3 carb heat at altitude during cruise. I find it evens out my temps and allows me to lean past peak with my O-360 RV6.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-11-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,494
Posted By Planecrazy232
I'm on the side of stacking the screens next to...

I'm on the side of stacking the screens next to each other. Mine has the 10" and the 7" side by side and I find it comfortable to reach the GPS and autopilot controls. Start up switches on the left...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 23,582
Posted By Planecrazy232
All the time also

Very capable machines. This was last week at KAVL.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-07-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,897
Posted By Planecrazy232
RIP Chuck Yeager

On December 7th of all days. A legend in our lifetime.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-02-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By Planecrazy232
Snow trip

My wife wants to see snow, possibly around the New Year timeframe. Southeastern US. Need suggestions for airport and lodging. Will most likely rent a car in the area. Ski areas would be great but not...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-02-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,252
Posted By Planecrazy232
All good suggestions. I put a lot of thought into...

All good suggestions. I put a lot of thought into my panel which I have been using for 3 years now. Phase of flight, flap switch and fuel pump with your hand on the throttle, etc. I suggest you add a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,976
Posted By Planecrazy232
Ha! True that. Not this week....

Ha! True that. Not this week....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,976
Posted By Planecrazy232
Vlad, I can't take credit- I shamelessly stole...

Vlad, I can't take credit- I shamelessly stole the idea from Mike Bullock (with permission)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,976
Posted By Planecrazy232
Inspection time

No flying for me. Some day Iíll count the screws that come out for a condition inspection. Nah.
Super thorough job. I even pulled all my rocker arms and wobble checked the valves. All super smooth....
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-15-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,177
Posted By Planecrazy232
How much is appropriate? What if you are greeted...

How much is appropriate? What if you are greeted by two or more people?
Forum: Reviews 10-06-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,728
Posted By Planecrazy232
I would sure like to give these headsets at try...

I would sure like to give these headsets at try for a month. I do a lot of cross country and between glasses and oxygen tubes my head gets a good squeeze after a few hours. My problem is Iíve always...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-29-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,859
Posted By Planecrazy232
The strapping tape is permanent enough. I've got...

The strapping tape is permanent enough. I've got wood stiffeners in place with strapping tape for 3 years now, and still in good shape. Easily changed out if necessary. No reason to glass them.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-28-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By Planecrazy232
RPM1 is the original wiring with a pick-up in the...

RPM1 is the original wiring with a pick-up in the left mag. RPM2 is from the Lightspeed. I have one mag and one Lightspeed. Interestingly, when I added the second RPM input, the system renamed them 1...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-28-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By Planecrazy232
Correct- just for monitoring. There is however...

Correct- just for monitoring. There is however the ability to add an adjustable 10K resistor to the Lightspeed for manual adjustment if desired.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-28-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By Planecrazy232
Lightspeed Ignition displayed on G3X Touch

Since the capabilities are there I wired in my Lightspeed ignition to display timing, MP & RPM on my G3x. I used the L2E adapter from Flight data systems between the two. Easy wiring and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,602
Posted By Planecrazy232
We used to participate in these contests years...

We used to participate in these contests years ago. The safest place to stand during the bomb drop was the target...:D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-21-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,845
Posted By Planecrazy232
NAILED IT CARL!!!:D

NAILED IT CARL!!!:D
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-15-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 731
Views: 842,676
Posted By Planecrazy232
As nice as the TVís are, your panel is just cool....

As nice as the TVís are, your panel is just cool. Love the CD player!!:p
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,679
Posted By Planecrazy232
File corrupt?

My Chrome browser where I do all my Garmin software updates never completes this download. It keeps looping the download. I attempted it on Explorer and it got rejected completely as...
Forum: RV-14 09-04-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,256
Posted By Planecrazy232
You can also do a search of the document on the...

You can also do a search of the document on the iPad and it will have a windows with every hit it sees in your query.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,826
Posted By Planecrazy232
Vern, Can you expand on this regarding the...

Vern,

Can you expand on this regarding the resistors? Where would they be in this diagram, and would it change the parameters for calibrating the EFIS?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,525
Posted By Planecrazy232
I called the state department of revenue and...

I called the state department of revenue and spoke to the same person that collected my sales tax 5 years ago and she said there would be no tax due.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,525
Posted By Planecrazy232
Thanks Bob. I called there and they couldn’t have...

Thanks Bob. I called there and they couldn’t have been nicer. All sent off. I think they’re about 7 weeks behind, so it will be a while before I hear back from them.

For others that need to know-...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,525
Posted By Planecrazy232
Transfer to LLC

I'm sure this has been brought up a million times but I can't get the search function to cooperate..

I want to transfer my plane into an LLC which I manage. I found these two forms on the FAA site....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-30-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,680
Posted By Planecrazy232
What do people do in a desolate location for...

What do people do in a desolate location for airing up the tire once changed?? I like this jack solution and will order- but need to know the best and lightest solution.
Forum: GPS 08-28-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,699
Posted By Planecrazy232
One reason is the same info is already available...

One reason is the same info is already available in the 4 corners of the map screen already. I don't understand what made the sudden change also...
Forum: GPS 08-28-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,699
Posted By Planecrazy232
Good Morning Justin. It is a GMA350C and GTX345....

Good Morning Justin.

It is a GMA350C and GTX345. Both are displayed on the GDU460 but somehow disappeared off the GTN.

Thanks
Forum: GPS 08-28-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,699
Posted By Planecrazy232
GTN750 Help

A friend with a RV10 has a GTN750 that the upper display changed somehow. There is usually the audio panel and transponder in the upper center of the screen. Now there are 6 data fields. How do we...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,983
Posted By Planecrazy232
When I fly Young Eagles and explain to them what...

When I fly Young Eagles and explain to them what the airplane is they have a confused look- as they look at the logo on the plane (old one), look down at their feet, look at the airplane, look at me,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-13-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,280
Posted By Planecrazy232
I had no problem yesterday. I do mine and a...

I had no problem yesterday. I do mine and a friends plane at the same time on my computer (different accounts). Have not uploaded to the planes yet though.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,589
Posted By Planecrazy232
With a pending hurricane looming in Florida, (a...

With a pending hurricane looming in Florida, (a big nothing as usual), I took the opportunity of no-fly to replace my yellowing flap tape. I installed the new stuff under the wing this time. I can’t...
Forum: Safety 07-25-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,054
Posted By Planecrazy232
Iíve read a story similar to this in the past-...

Iíve read a story similar to this in the past- only it was frogs in the dispenser nozzle. They found them in their tank after the dead stick. My S.O.P. since I read that is squirting .50c worth of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-24-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By Planecrazy232
Next time out- I promise!!;):p

Next time out- I promise!!;):p
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-24-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By Planecrazy232
G3X Touch Weather

I know the Garmin guys are busy with their outage so Iíll throw this out here to see what it might be. Look at the photo below- on my map page with weather displayed, I get these purple splotches,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-22-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,764
Posted By Planecrazy232
Iíve done it. Seems good so far...

Iíve done it. Seems good so far...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,099
Posted By Planecrazy232
A different kind of RVíing for us this weekend. I...

A different kind of RVíing for us this weekend. I forgot how driving long distances really sucks!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,740
Posted By Planecrazy232
On 7/3 I took on the task of replacing my old...

On 7/3 I took on the task of replacing my old sagging engine isolators with new Lord mounts. Scored a new set on the auction site for 300 bucks! I would rather have a root canal than to do this...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-02-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,604
Posted By Planecrazy232
And a one day trip this time. I don't have to...

And a one day trip this time. I don't have to keep checking every hour for an update!! I love those big old wooden hangars, The greatest generation.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-16-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,764
Posted By Planecrazy232
Update (sort of)

I was consistently having the audio issues mentioned here, but the last 5 times in the plane the unit worked perfectly. I have not changed anything, have not updated to the latest software, nothing....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-15-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,586
Posted By Planecrazy232
And the ad says it's for an RV. Coincidence...

And the ad says it's for an RV. Coincidence maybe??:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-05-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,764
Posted By Planecrazy232
I wouldn?t worry about it. It?s a minor...

I wouldn?t worry about it. It?s a minor inconvenience for playing your music or using your phone. I?m sure they will get a fix for it.
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