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Forum: Autopilots 05-01-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By gmkonrad
Have you checked the lateral torque setting ? ...

Have you checked the lateral torque setting ? The install manual explains how.

Gary
Forum: COMM 04-04-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By gmkonrad
Face plate

If your looking for a Sl30, or Sl40 face plate, Steinair has them. Not cheap.

Gary
Forum: GPS 01-31-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By gmkonrad
Garmin repair

3 weeks ago I sent in a SL30 for repair. I had it back in seven days. Yes the price hurts a bit.
I called Garmin G3X Support, 1-866-854-8433, and the process went very smooth. NO dealer...
Forum: COMM 12-09-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By gmkonrad
Lemo Receptacle

I installed this. Works with my Lightspeed headset.
https://www.digikey.com/en/products/detail/lemo/PTG-M0-6NL-LC65N/2786326

Gary
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-03-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By gmkonrad
Moespeeds

PM sent

Gary
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-12-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,784
Posted By gmkonrad
Would one of these...

Would one of these work?
https://www.adlerspeed.com/products/an4-an6-an8-an10-male-to-female-fitting-with-1-8npt-pressure-gauge-port-adapter

Gary
Forum: ADS-B 10-07-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,114
Posted By gmkonrad
Echo UAT + GTX 327

I have the same setup. Your Garmin GTX 327 should be set to remote.
In my case I had to add the Echo MUX, after that it has worked great for 2 years.

Gary
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 73
Sticky: Daily RV Pic
Views: 23,756
Posted By gmkonrad
First arrival at Oshkosh for N319GK 16505

First arrival at Oshkosh for N319GK

16505
Forum: Autopilots 08-28-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,635
Posted By gmkonrad
I believe the Garmin 18X-5hz gps will work out of...

I believe the Garmin 18X-5hz gps will work out of the box.
BUT, check for proper input voltage, it requires 4 - 5.5 vdc.
Connect the gps #4, white, transmit data, wire to the ADI Pilot II pin 17,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-22-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,378
Posted By gmkonrad
Congrats on your flight from Idaho to Michigan...

Congrats on your flight from Idaho to Michigan this weekend.

Gary
Forum: Autopilots 08-18-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,635
Posted By gmkonrad
Garmin 18X gps

Michel,
The Garmin 18x 5hz GPS works for Tru-Trak Digiflight II. I would think it would also work for the ADI Pilot II. If necessary it can be reconfigured with a laptop...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-25-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,457
Posted By gmkonrad
How about that.

What a surprise! I opened Doug’s Smug Mug photo album and that’s me in the first photo.

Gary
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-10-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By gmkonrad
Is this what your looking for...

Is this what your looking for ?
https://www.digikey.com/en/products/detail/amphenol-ssi-technologies/P51-100-G-G-P-4-5V-000-000/1731785

Gary
Forum: COMM 06-06-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By gmkonrad
Sl30 lens replacement

Here is a link ,
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=93990&highlight=garmin+bezel

Gary
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-01-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By gmkonrad
No gps

You may want to try a serial port loop back test, for the port assigned to the gps, in your 4500.

Gary
Forum: COMM 05-03-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,672
Posted By gmkonrad
3 position momentary push button

Would this work ?
https://www.otto-controls.com/p2-3-position-momentary-action-pushbutton

Gary
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-28-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,078
Posted By gmkonrad
Sikaflex for canopy

Search is your friend,

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=22165&highlight=sikaflex

I attached my slider canopy with Sikaflex, very happy with the result.

Gary
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-27-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,719
Posted By gmkonrad
Sparkplug adapters

Fred,. these are the ones I am running.

18MM FLAT SEAT X 14MM FLAT SEAT (SHORT),

Just replace the included automotive crush spark plug washer with a copper washer.

Gary
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-17-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By gmkonrad
Ellison parts

I believe the fuel check valve your looking for is a Grose Jet. Now out of production. They were made for many different carburetors. There are some available on a popular auction site. You will...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-07-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,724
Posted By gmkonrad
Hiding fuel lines on a taildragger

If you install Classic Aero Designs, Sportsman 2 side panels, they cover up that fuel line. Plus the pockets come in very handy.

Gary
RV-7
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-30-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,719
Posted By gmkonrad
spark plug adapters

I installed 4 adapters from here,
https://www.sparkplugadapters.com/products-1

These adapters are steel. $6.00 each.

Gary
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-28-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,407
Posted By gmkonrad
Bump out

I believe this is the bump out for #3 cylinder that RWARRE is referring to.
I put one on my -7 when making the baffles. NO hot #3 CHT. It works.
Photo credit to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By gmkonrad
Slice the fairing along the centerline, and widen...

Slice the fairing along the centerline, and widen it to fit the rudder. It's only fiberglass.

Gary
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-23-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,199
Posted By gmkonrad
https://www.johnsonlevel.com/Content/files/Combina...

https://www.johnsonlevel.com/Content/files/CombinationSquare.jpg

Use a combination square to locate the corners. With the empty panel installed, adjust the depth to fit the space between the IP and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-16-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By gmkonrad
Alternator bracket

Would this work ? It looks very similar.

https://www.steinertractor.com/ABC404?crawlparam&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIwf7s74jT7QIVy56zCh0UyASaEAQYBiABEgLi8vD_BwE

Gary
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-04-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By gmkonrad
The crush plate I received from Saber was 17 lb. ...

The crush plate I received from Saber was 17 lb. The Saber prop extension is not indexed, and will go on in any orientation. To knock out the dowel pins, set the prop on 4 x 4's next to the rear...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-03-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By gmkonrad
Saber crush plate

I just went thru this. Remove prop, knock out the 2 dowel pins that locate the Sensenich spacer to the back of the prop. In order to fit the Saber prop extension, the 6 holes in the spinner rear...
Forum: Painting your RV 09-09-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,277
Posted By gmkonrad
Painted mine same color as the rest of the...

Painted mine same color as the rest of the interior.

Gary
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,416
Posted By gmkonrad
Grommet edging

Aircraft Spruce has it.
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/pnpages/05-00677.php?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIxdqK79zc6wIVE77ACh29xgy7EAQYASABEgJGwfD_BwE

Gary
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-05-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 1,320,342
Posted By gmkonrad
The compass is in the efis. Here is the panel...

The compass is in the efis.
Here is the panel powered up.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/ytkTy9GuiDM95tzY9

Gary
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-04-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 1,320,342
Posted By gmkonrad
Vfr panel

Here is my example of a vfr panel.

Gary
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,509
Posted By gmkonrad
Prevailing torque nuts

Looks like McMaster-Carr has them.

https://www.mcmaster.com/prevailing-torque-locknuts/steel-flex-top-locknuts-for-heavy-vibration-9/

Gary
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-22-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,736
Posted By gmkonrad
Interior question

At the minimum, you will need to move the wiring that is in the nylon spiral wrap to parallel the vent tubing. Then along the floor, you may have to trim the bottom of your Classic Aero trim panel...
Forum: Interiors 07-22-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,973
Posted By gmkonrad
Miniature gauges

https://www.universalpowerconversion.com/miniature-gauges#2

This company lists several small gauges.
Google sub-miniature pressure gauge.

Gary
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,113
Posted By gmkonrad
AOG

Try Banyan Pilot Shop at KFXE, Fort Lauderdale Exec.
Opens Sunday @ 10:00 am.
888-280-9272
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,293
Posted By gmkonrad
Walkway / anti-slip

This is what I went...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,461
Posted By gmkonrad
rudder

Check your PM's.

Gary
Forum: Interiors 10-29-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,420
Posted By gmkonrad
DIY side panels

This may be what you remembered.

http://www.rv12.pflanzer-aviation.com/finishkit11.htm
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-23-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,190
Posted By gmkonrad
Hot #3 CHT - Solved!

Search VAF for : Hot #3 CHT - Solved!

Gary
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-08-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 847,399
Posted By gmkonrad
It was a lengthy 18 years, S/N 70093. Gary

It was a lengthy 18 years, S/N 70093.
Gary
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-08-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 847,399
Posted By gmkonrad
Finally !

After 18 years of building, I flew my RV-7 today. First flight was 2.0 hrs., with the coaching and experience of Terry Lutz as my CFI/APP. Followed by 1.2 hrs. solo after checking under the cowling....
Forum: Safety 08-09-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,083
Posted By gmkonrad
Bug shirt

https://www.bugshirt.com/

On a long canoe trip recently in NY, I can confirm it works, and was worth every penny.

Gary
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By gmkonrad
Cable End "B" Nut

Aircraft Spruce calls it a Cable End "B" Nut,.
4 size choices

Gary
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-12-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By gmkonrad
Gear leg diameter

Had to look up jubilee clip.
My gear legs measured 34.69 mm diameter at the top where the jubilee clip holds the gear leg fairing on.

Gary
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-28-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,105
Posted By gmkonrad
thermocouple ID

Look at the wire colors,
https://www.omega.com/techref/colorcodes.html

Gary
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,499
Posted By gmkonrad
canopy lock

Looks like this may be it,
http://lancair.com/aircraft_documents/Legacy/Chapter-09-Canopy.pdf

Gary
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 186,699
Posted By gmkonrad
Mountain letters

Here ya go,
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_hillside_letters_in_Utah

Gary
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,646
Posted By gmkonrad
NACA adjustable vents

http://www.ansoneng.com/sample-page/products-summary/fresh_air_intake/
You might take a look at these.

Gary
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-09-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,012
Posted By gmkonrad
Boston to Alaska

I am jealous of your trip. I hope to do the same in mine in about 2 years.
Had a great time meeting you and the locals last week. The flight and the lobster was excellent.
Gary
Forum: ADS-B 06-02-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,186
Posted By gmkonrad
Echo UAT

Can you see the red light (GPS) blinking in the Echo unit ? I had to send mine back for a new unit.

Gary
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-27-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By gmkonrad
VA-1A manual

This should show what you need. From the support page of EI website.


https://s3.amazonaws.com/buy-ei-com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/S0224921-VA-1A-II-OI-Rev.-C-3-star-w-STC-b.pdf

Gary
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-16-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,933
Posted By gmkonrad
RV6 copilot brake pedals

PM sent on brake pedals
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-22-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,362
Posted By gmkonrad
heater valve location

http://rvplane.com/?categoryid=&dayid=600

scroll down to photo of firewall, worked for me.

Gary
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,306
Posted By gmkonrad
W-730 dimension

2-7/16 inches from aft face of spar to aileron pushrod bolt in bell crank.
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-08-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,999
Posted By gmkonrad
alternator connectors

how about this;
http://www.repairconnector.com/categories/ALTERNATOR-CHARGING-SYSTEMS/IMPORT-ALTERNATOR-CONNECTORS/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,527
Posted By gmkonrad
RV 8 canopy slide rail part numbers

After about a 5 minute internet search:

The canopy slide cap is C-804, the canopy slide spacer is C-805....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-01-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,015
Posted By gmkonrad
GRT ARINC

Looks like this may help,
http://www.grtavionics.com/ARINC%20429%20-%20External%20Module%20Rev%20E.pdf
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-22-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,438
Posted By gmkonrad
RV6 measurments

PM sent regarding measurments.

Gary
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-22-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,728
Posted By gmkonrad
Remote oil cooler

I believe your looking for something like Jason Beaver did with his oil cooler.
About half way down the page.

http://www.jasonbeaver.com/rv7/2012/10/

Gary
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,126
Posted By gmkonrad
axle nut mod

scroll down to the second image to see what the axle nut mod looks like.

http://www.rv7blog.com/category/fuselage/landing-gear/page/2/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,148
Posted By gmkonrad
Cowl hinge pin covers

http://www.aerosportproducts.com/rv10cowlpin.htm
Select your model from the list.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,633
Posted By gmkonrad
cracked spinner

From my past experience (non RV) of 3 cracked aluminum spinners, HAVE THE PROP DYNAMICALLY BALANCED ! Just my opinion.

Gary
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-29-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,491
Posted By gmkonrad
RV-8 HS dimensions

Found this searching VAF, from Rick6a,

"I just measured my -8 horizontal sitting on saw horses in the basement. The widest location I could determine with the tips installed came in at 106-3/4"....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-29-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,047
Posted By gmkonrad
B-KOO RTW

Here is a link for tracking K-BOO

http://www.inspiration.bkoo.hk/flight-tracker
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