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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-24-2022, 10:08 PM
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Posted By jpowell13
Next stage completed

TCW backup battery installed.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-18-2022, 04:39 PM
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Views: 2,820
Posted By jpowell13
What I did.

22410

22411

22412

Sorry for the orientation of the photos. I'm a little old for working under the panel, but managed to install positive and negative busses behind the rudder pedal support tubes....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-02-2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,820
Posted By jpowell13
That's great information John. This is what I...

That's great information John. This is what I needed. Many thanks.

Regarding the 8a alternator, I once lost my alternator on a VFR flight due to a loose battery wire connector. I was surprised how...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-31-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,820
Posted By jpowell13
Diode

Good to know the diode is unnecessary Jim, and it makes sense. In case of an alternator failure, the process would be to turn on power from the battery buss, then turn off the main or battery...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-29-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,820
Posted By jpowell13
IFR

IFR Dan. Essential for me is my EFIS. A com radio, my GPS400W and my iFly portable GPS. I have G5 PFD/HSI with it's own backup battery, an ADSB receiver with battery and a smartphone with iFly...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-27-2022, 02:21 PM
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Views: 2,820
Posted By jpowell13
Didn't know about that option Bob. Thanks

Didn't know about that option Bob. Thanks
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-27-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,820
Posted By jpowell13
SPDT switch

Not sure why your idea wouldn't work, and it would be simpler in operation, but Mr Nuckolls recommends using a steering diode and the single throw switch. I think the diode protects the electronics...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-26-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,820
Posted By jpowell13
Essential Buss

I wired my 6A using Van's harness and design of about 10 years ago. There is no separate avionics buss just a main buss. My plan now is to upgrade the wiring so that, if I have an alternator failure,...
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