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Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-23-2021, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Bart
Steve - thanks for the input. Since I still have...

Steve - thanks for the input. Since I still have Stien’s hot spare config module installed- I wonder if my system ID has already changed. I’ll start field stripping that unit tonight and see what...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-22-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Bart
why yes it does exactly

Steve - Can you reference what I should be looking at with regard to the wiring? i.e. a wiring diagram? Are you talking about the 3 wires actually going into the config module chip? Maybe that's...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-22-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Bart
The maintenance manual is every specific about...

The maintenance manual is every specific about this error code....it has to do with the config module (replace it, check settings, etc.) but other than that there is no guidance. I replaced mine...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-22-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Bart
GNX 375 NEEDS SERVICE

Has anyone else ever had this error? "GNX 375 NEEDS SERVICE" It's hard to find the message in the documentation but I found it buried in the maintenance manual. The 375 appears to be working in its...
Forum: RV-14 02-04-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By Bart
Thanks Keith I’ll wander over there this weekend.

Thanks Keith I’ll wander over there this weekend.
Forum: RV-14 02-04-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By Bart
Garmin Pilot Set up Problems

I'm sure I'm the only one struggling with this but I can't get past the pilot and aircraft set up in Garmin Pilot.

I'm sure the aircraft profile is something I'm doing wrong but there is no RV-14...
Forum: RV-14 01-18-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By Bart
Initial Torque and Gain Settings

Any have their initial settings they used for the GFC-500/G3X autopilot servos? Mine seem a little aggressive.
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By Bart
Ok that make sense - this was more or less a...

Ok that make sense - this was more or less a quick check are all my wires and screws checked and green plug wire Ok - I didn't want to have unmount or move the Emag if I didn't have to. Thats the...
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By Bart
I should have been more precise in my question

There are two 10-24 machine threaded screws that holds the green plastic plug into place on the Emag unit. I believe Emag calls this plug the control wire plug. This small green plug contains the...
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By Bart
I also found that installing the wires works best...

I also found that installing the wires works best to remove the plug and then install and tighten. That's not really my question - My hurdle has been installing the inside of the two anchor screws...
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By Bart
Anchor Screws for Emag with B&C alternator installed

Anyone with a rear pad back up B&C alternator solved the dilemma of the inside anchor screw for the Emag control leads? I have gone through every offset screw driver I own and probably worn the...
Forum: RV-14 01-10-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,943
Posted By Bart
Let me see if I have a couple. I'm in phase one...

Let me see if I have a couple. I'm in phase one now and just recowled it.
Forum: RV-14 01-07-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,943
Posted By Bart
I have the same exhaust equipment - originally...

I have the same exhaust equipment - originally installed only one then went back to two because I couldn't keep the scat clear of obstacles.
Forum: RV-14 10-28-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,914
Posted By Bart
Based on my going back through all of my wiring,...

Based on my going back through all of my wiring, settings, and phone calls to each vendor in the loop...VPX, Stick, and Garmin, as well as rechecked all pinned connections to servos - I have asked...
Forum: RV-14 10-24-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,914
Posted By Bart
Pat, Yes! In fact it was deactivated - I...

Pat, Yes! In fact it was deactivated - I reactivated it - then deactivated just to look for signs of change.

iamtheari - Checking the voltage shows the first inch of travel begins normally then...
Forum: RV-14 10-24-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,914
Posted By Bart
Ray Allen POS-12 Flap Position Troubleshooting

I seem to be having a problem getting the flap position (indicator) to display properly using a VPX and G3X. Flap motor works fine. All of the trim servos work fine. I have rechecked every Tosten...
Forum: RV-14 10-12-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,355
Posted By Bart
John, Are you using a VPX? I have found there a...

John, Are you using a VPX? I have found there a couple of nuances between Garmin and the VPX. We seem to be very close in timing. I had my first engine start this weekend and still working through...
Forum: RV-14 10-07-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,009
Posted By Bart
I had one that I used for my -10...it broke so I...

I had one that I used for my -10...it broke so I bought a new one. I found the broke one in the hangar recently and saw on the bogert website the tow bars come with a lifetime warranty....so 20.00...
Forum: RV-14 10-07-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,727
Posted By Bart
I'm going to install that system but will wait...

I'm going to install that system but will wait until after phase one. When I spoke with Bill he said the design was a for a flying aircraft with very little modification. When is phase one you...
Forum: RV-14 08-29-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,440
Posted By Bart
Blank Circuit Breaker Panel Cover Plate

For the folks using a VPX or like system does anyone have a template or dimensions for the blank cover plate that needs to be created?
Forum: Autopilots 08-26-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,463
Posted By Bart
Chris, thanks. 217.00 that's crazy for those few...

Chris, thanks. 217.00 that's crazy for those few parts!
Forum: Autopilots 08-26-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,463
Posted By Bart
GSA 28 Roll and Pitch Pushrod Hardware

Apparently this hardware is not provided....where have people been sourcing the needed hardware for the pushrod control arm assemblies? Is this another special kit not found in thew catalog?
Forum: RV-14 08-25-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,961
Posted By Bart
Sent pics to both PM's...thanks for letting me...

Sent pics to both PM's...thanks for letting me know I'm not the only who is a visual learner!
Forum: RV-14 08-24-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,961
Posted By Bart
Jim Thanks. I did indeed use Tim's updated pics...

Jim

Thanks. I did indeed use Tim's updated pics to muddle through the process....it actually looks pretty good. If you need pics let me know.
Forum: RV-14 08-18-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,961
Posted By Bart
Vetterman Installation

I'm installing the Vetterman Exhaust this week. Can I get some pics of how folks did the hangers and the heater muff locations they chose. Most of the legacy blogs seem to have an older version...
Forum: RV-14 08-05-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,602
Posted By Bart
Talked to smart fella this morning about my...

Talked to smart fella this morning about my engine mounting trauma....he advised do the upper easier to get to bolts first then take a strap and put it over the crankshaft on the front, get it to...
Forum: RV-14 08-05-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,478
Posted By Bart
Found it...the naming convention must be exact to...

Found it...the naming convention must be exact to get a hit on the store search engine. 15.00

RV-14 GMU22 MOUNT KIT
Forum: RV-14 08-05-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,478
Posted By Bart
Super...thanks.

Super...thanks.
Forum: RV-14 08-04-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,478
Posted By Bart
W-01423A GMU-22 Mounting Bracket

Does this bracket exist? I can't find it on the vans store website...the OP has a part number W-01423A but it doesn't seem to come up?
Forum: RV-14 07-31-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,602
Posted By Bart
Ken, I'm sure it was me. The engine is not my...

Ken, I'm sure it was me. The engine is not my strong suit with this build. Lots of new things I'm learning. But yes, was a long event in the middle of the Texas summer to get everything in place. ...
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,082
Posted By Bart
Go early - everyone will be happier.

Go early - everyone will be happier.
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,602
Posted By Bart
T-Bolt Hanging

About a year after ordering, my Thunderbolt rolled into the hangar on Friday. Great excitement followed by a whole Saturday of my wife and I muscling that beast into the 4 engine mounts. Hi temps...
Forum: RV-14 06-30-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,172
Posted By Bart
Stu - what extra bits did you need to install the...

Stu - what extra bits did you need to install the Vetterman system? I just ordered mine...guess I should get those moving.
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,953
Posted By Bart
Got mine last week. Many small back order...

Got mine last week. Many small back order items...the big ones were baffling and exhaust. I ordered the exhaust from Vetterman but the baffling is either wait or create your own.
Forum: RV-14 05-28-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,060
Posted By Bart
FWF Kit Exhaust and Baffling

Apparently there is an 8 week back log at Vans for the exhaust and baffling parts of the FWF kit. Anyone know of other vendors that might provide like products for the stock IO-390 RV-14A design?
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,843
Posted By Bart
Jake - I'm an idiot. Its the left wing. Its the...

Jake - I'm an idiot. Its the left wing. Its the OAT hole. Man, I'm losing it. In the 90% - 90% phase and everything is a blur. Thanks for playing.
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,843
Posted By Bart
I guess that solves the problem of the OAT. So...

I guess that solves the problem of the OAT. So no idea on the right wing? Its not tie down...I'm talking first inspection panel from root outward. Should've been clearer on the that. Thanks.
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,843
Posted By Bart
Small hole near first inspection panel right wing

I'm not sure I can identify what the small hole near the first inspection panel on the right wing does. My guess is maybe the OAT sensor but the plans aren't calling for it. Any traffic please...
Forum: RV-14 04-15-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By Bart
Ken, yes please do!

Ken, yes please do!
Forum: RV-14 04-13-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,112
Posted By Bart
Well maybe it was an Easter miracle...I completed...

Well maybe it was an Easter miracle...I completed installing the wing tip rib with the anticipation that I may have to split the TE to resolve what was looking like a fairly large swail under the tip...
Forum: RV-14 04-13-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,112
Posted By Bart
Dennis - can you provide pics when you adjusted...

Dennis - can you provide pics when you adjusted your TE to match. I think I know how I might do it but why pave new ground if I don?t have to.
Forum: RV-14 04-13-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,112
Posted By Bart
Carl, Thanks for the advice. Wings are...

Carl,

Thanks for the advice. Wings are attached, I should've noted that. I did recheck the flaps, aileron, and overall alignment. They are very satisfactory. They were QB flight controls and...
Forum: RV-14 04-12-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,112
Posted By Bart
Wing Tip Alignment Tolerance Question

I've see this question floating around all the forums and have ignored most of the discussions until today. After having re-read many of the "mismatched wing tip" threads I wanted to ask the -14...
Forum: RV-14 04-11-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By Bart
Thanks Don. Let?s see how this plays out. I?m...

Thanks Don. Let?s see how this plays out. I?m may reach out.
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By Bart
Shelter in place silver lining? - Cowling Question

While having a lot of time on my hands lately, my build has been progressing at a faster pace than when I was actually earning a living. I find myself at a point with no engine yet but the cowling...
Forum: RV-14 04-05-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,158
Posted By Bart
Its a QB issue

Thanks folks...I decided to review the slow build and found my QB did not have the appropriate countersink. Got it now and things went right in as advertised.
Forum: RV-14 04-05-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,158
Posted By Bart
AN-509-10R25 Aileron attach screw

Just curious how other builders have attacked the number 10 screw attaching to the aileron control linkage. Its a countersunk screw yet my QB aileron does not have a countersunk hole and I see no...
Forum: RV-14 02-13-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,882
Posted By Bart
Thanks. That?s what I was thinking but nothing...

Thanks. That?s what I was thinking but nothing in the plans mentioned that path.
Forum: RV-14 02-13-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,882
Posted By Bart
J-Stiffner W00009A not drilled or dimpled?

At the bottom wing skin of my QB wings page 20-04 Step 6. The long J-stiffner that I have is neither drilled nor dimpled. Is this the case for everyone? The directions are not intuitive on how...
Forum: RV-14 08-30-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,839
Posted By Bart
Thanks for posting. I was stumped with same...

Thanks for posting. I was stumped with same problem.
Forum: RV-14 12-04-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,429
Posted By Bart
Thanks fellas. Mike, I had to laugh at your...

Thanks fellas. Mike, I had to laugh at your response because my wife and I decided to do just that.
Forum: RV-14 12-03-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,429
Posted By Bart
Step 9-19 final close out

Just curious when people are actually placing the last 6 rivets on the left bottom skin to rear spar. The plans on step 9-19 say to leave open the last 6 but I can't see why or when they should be...
Forum: RV-10 05-05-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,002
Posted By Bart
Selling RV-10 to build a new RV-14

With my family size reducing, I've decided to sell the RV-10 and build an an RV-14. I've seen Tim's write ups on comparisons and thought about my flying habits and feel this is a good fit. Anyone...
Forum: RV-10 07-02-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,337
Posted By Bart
Thanks Joel, just spent the last 4 hours checking...

Thanks Joel, just spent the last 4 hours checking wires, master, field plug, etc. All the wires and switches seem good. I'll call the plane power folks in the morning. I have a feeling I may have...
Forum: RV-10 07-02-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,337
Posted By Bart
Plane Power 12 Volt 60 Amp - field CB pop

I blew the 5 amp field CB coming back into the pattern today. Had zero problems with this system for last 8 years. Brushes look good and in tolerance, no noise spinning the motor, wires look good,...
Forum: RV-10 08-27-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,503
Posted By Bart
Charger as external power

I'm sure there are better solutions but I use the battery charger for external power. I've not seen ill results. 6 years same battery.
Forum: RV-10 05-12-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,315
Posted By Bart
SB rear aileron attach bracket

Just curious how many folks have inspected thier brackets and found cracks? I did mine tonight and found none.
Forum: RV-10 03-26-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,031
Posted By Bart
The right choice

I may have been the first one to use the skunk metal fairing in the -10. Had it flying for 7 years with zero regrets. I think he might even be using pics I took during the installation. Great fit.
Forum: ADS-B 01-22-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,321
Posted By Bart
To finish this issue off I'll pass all by the...

To finish this issue off I'll pass all by the final corrective action to resolve our "no adsb" annunciation. Turns our wiring was fine. Our settings were right. The 430W system software was...
Forum: ADS-B 01-18-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,321
Posted By Bart
Larry, yes confirmed plus checked continuity. ...

Larry, yes confirmed plus checked continuity. And agree it's terribly difficult to do this from the back.

I'm thinking either its a setting or the 1200 dollar ES upgrade might need a do-over. ...
Forum: ADS-B 01-18-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,321
Posted By Bart
Steve, email sent. For the others I?ve moved...

Steve, email sent.

For the others I?ve moved the 430 wire from port 41 to port 58 on the P4001 plug and kept same pin 22 on the 330 J3301 plug. Reconfigured the settings as many ways as I can...
Forum: ADS-B 01-18-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,321
Posted By Bart
Ok Steve, I was only able to download rev B from...

Ok Steve, I was only able to download rev B from the internet. I checked for revisions and didn't see any. In rev B the label RS232 output is shown but the far right side table shows "I" for input....
Forum: ADS-B 01-18-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,321
Posted By Bart
Steve, concur the label says RS232 however in the...

Steve, concur the label says RS232 however in the install manual diagram on the far right side of the page it says pin 41 is an input port not an output port. I know that makes no sense and I assume...
Forum: ADS-B 01-18-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,321
Posted By Bart
Larry my software upgrade was a customer service....

Larry my software upgrade was a customer service. And as such was free of charge. Seemed pretty universal. Wire instal is painful so I doubt that'll be free unless you got a really nice shop.
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