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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-10-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,738
Posted By Mtherr
SmithflyÖ That RTV in front of Cyl 2 in the area...

SmithflyÖ

That RTV in front of Cyl 2 in the area of aluminum fins is not good in my opinion. This is where a section of the fins are not deep enough already. The body of the cylinder is almost...
Forum: ADS-B 05-10-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,518
Posted By Mtherr
It is mounted with the antennas on a vertical...

It is mounted with the antennas on a vertical planeÖ see pictures on the page 2 of this thread.
Forum: ADS-B 05-10-2021, 03:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,518
Posted By Mtherr
Thanks for the update Bruno! Great news!

Thanks for the update Bruno! Great news!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-04-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,738
Posted By Mtherr
Seems there is no consensus on the use of blast...

Seems there is no consensus on the use of blast tubes. I have them on mine and now cooling does not appear to be an issue..,, we will see during the hotter season. The main issue seems to be that...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-04-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Mtherr
I cannot help you with the propeller, but this...

I cannot help you with the propeller, but this CHT issue, is it with all cylinders or only with no 2 and 3? I recently resolved a CHT issue with my no 3 cylinder. See thread on Engine temperature...
Forum: Canada 04-29-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,453
Posted By Mtherr
Excellente description Claude. I read the CAR...

Excellente description Claude. I read the CAR this morning and was wondering what would really be needed...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-29-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Mtherr
Sold (and it seems we need at least 10 characters...

Sold (and it seems we need at least 10 characters in a messageÖ should be ok now :) )
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-29-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Mtherr
FS: Whelen A600s / NavStrobe / A490ATSCFS

Complete system for sale; good working condition. Pictures available.

A600 PG and A600 PR (this is the unit with combined Nav / Strobe / Position on wingtip)
Upgraded bulbs to led NavStrobe Sextan...
Forum: ADS-B 04-28-2021, 04:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,518
Posted By Mtherr
Thanks Bruno and Dave. I noticed the...

Thanks Bruno and Dave. I noticed the transponder is installed on an aluminum plate. This does not affect transmission of the signal? I thought it would have been better to mount this on a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-27-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,738
Posted By Mtherr
I have to say a big THANK YOU to all who provided...

I have to say a big THANK YOU to all who provided information. This really helped. I modified my baffle to integrate a bypass duct behind cylinder no 3. I also sealed all openings I could see. I...
Forum: ADS-B 04-27-2021, 04:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,518
Posted By Mtherr
Bruno, great to read this status. Looking...

Bruno, great to read this status. Looking forward for more info after you can experience it. Does the configuration software allow to keep the light turned off?


Pete, uAvionix does not sell a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-26-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,738
Posted By Mtherr
My cabin heat intake is behind the cylinder no...

My cabin heat intake is behind the cylinder no 3, stealing a lot of air from going down the fins, I imagine. Would it be better to have this intake on the cyl. No 1 baffle? I also have my oil...
Forum: ADS-B 04-24-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,518
Posted By Mtherr
Any update? Looking forward to some real life...

Any update? Looking forward to some real life experience with this.. :)
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-23-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Mtherr
WTB: heated pitot

Looking for one in good condition; 12V
Trying here before I order a Dynon one. (But donít need the AOA)
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-23-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Mtherr
I forgot to mention... if you want to buy the RP3...

I forgot to mention... if you want to buy the RP3 model, I have 2 that I purchased here but ended up not using as I repaired the ones I had.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-23-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By Mtherr
To replace defective leds or because you donít...

To replace defective leds or because you donít have any? I repaired mines and it took only 15 min per indicator to repair. DigiKey has the led (similar).
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-21-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,738
Posted By Mtherr
10653 Thanks Kent. I can see the area I am...

10653

Thanks Kent. I can see the area I am talking about on your picture (top right). This area is perfectly closed on your installation and totally open on mine. This gives me a good idea of...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-20-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,738
Posted By Mtherr
I noticed a fairly large opening 1 inch wide by...

I noticed a fairly large opening 1 inch wide by almost 1 inch deep at the base of the cylinder no 3. The baffle is straight, but where the cylinder has no more fins, all that area is open. Should I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-14-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,738
Posted By Mtherr
Anyone using the EZ Cool Cowl Flap (Antisplat...

Anyone using the EZ Cool Cowl Flap (Antisplat Aero) or anything similar?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-14-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,738
Posted By Mtherr
Bcone, thanks! I will look into this. Great...

Bcone, thanks! I will look into this. Great information

Mickey. Sensenich FP 72X85. I was still climbing above 1000fpm, but to control temperature, I was reducing throttle significantly. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-14-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,738
Posted By Mtherr
Temperature control on O-360

Lycoming recommends not exceeding 400F CHT for continuous operations and Mike Bush, recommends not exceeding 400F CHT, period. Max cooling rate should also not exceed 50F per minute.

Well, no...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-10-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Mtherr
I will have an intercom for sale, but this price...

I will have an intercom for sale, but this price is hard to beat! :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-10-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,616
Posted By Mtherr
I had to replace my LW-15472 fuel pump due to...

I had to replace my LW-15472 fuel pump due to variable fuel pressure.... going down to zero PSI. Fuel flow was not an issue. I already checked the plumbing and replaced the pressure sensor. Never...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-27-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By Mtherr
I scrapped 3 red/white tools trying to remove 1...

I scrapped 3 red/white tools trying to remove 1 wire from a GRT EIS harness. I ended up cutting the wire 4 inch long. :-D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,950
Posted By Mtherr
On my previous plane, running mogas, I switched...

On my previous plane, running mogas, I switched from Marvel to 2 cycle oil. Apparently, Marvel evaporates before it is useful.
Forum: COMM 03-27-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By Mtherr
MGL V6 dim options

I have a MGL V6 that has about everything I could dream to of, except for the dimmer that was never incorporated in its software. As. Fly at night, this is not cool.

Anyone found something... a...
Forum: Interiors 03-26-2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,200
Posted By Mtherr
I built seats with Sunmate and was very happy.

I built seats with Sunmate and was very happy.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-10-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 54,925
Posted By Mtherr
I made one which aligns to RAC 625 Appendix B.

I made one which aligns to RAC 625 Appendix B.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-10-2021, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By Mtherr
I donít have the instructions with me but there...

I donít have the instructions with me but there are four screws: Ground, C, L and +.

The potentiometer is connected to C and Ground. Ground is optional; I am installing it. L is for Load (what you...
Forum: Canada 03-05-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By Mtherr
Same experience here. Brokerage fees of the...

Same experience here. Brokerage fees of the tier one shipping companies may be excessive. Postal Service is great. Often, no charge at all. If they charge, 10$ brokerage + applicable taxes.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-05-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,090
Posted By Mtherr
Some installations using a relay to control the...

Some installations using a relay to control the avionics bus are using the relay differently. Using is Normally closed with the switch activating the relay (and opening the contact) in the apparent...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-02-2021, 05:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,939
Posted By Mtherr
Abwaldal, thanks to the pictures. Does the Pitot...

Abwaldal, thanks to the pictures. Does the Pitot interfere with the tie down in that location? That would be the issue on my RV6A.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,922
Posted By Mtherr
I worked on installing a landing light on C-GERZ....

I worked on installing a landing light on C-GERZ. (Don’t know why the picture is upside down...)
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-13-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Mtherr
I used to have the eBus fed through a diode from...

I used to have the eBus fed through a diode from the main bus and alternatively through a switch powered from the battery bus. (Aeroelectrics diagrams).

In a couple of weeks, I will redo the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-10-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,254
Posted By Mtherr
Ray, the main difference between Tefzel and...

Ray, the main difference between Tefzel and Welding cable is not the temperature range. It is the flexibility. For attachments subject to movements, I always fear a tefzel wire will unscrew the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-09-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By Mtherr
Raymo, The WPX20H-BS is not an EarthX nor a...

Raymo, The WPX20H-BS is not an EarthX nor a Lithium battery. It is an AGM battery made for Harley-Davidson bikes... Since it is designed to start engines, it starts much better than other AGMs that...
Forum: Canada 02-09-2021, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By Mtherr
Same experience as Rob. Marsh is much cheaper...

Same experience as Rob. Marsh is much cheaper and provided the quotation within 24 hours. That was in response to 49% increase over three years with Copa/Magnes/AIG. I am now with Marsh.
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-09-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By Mtherr
Lighter battery - more constraints!

I removed the DCM0035 battery from my RV6A last weekend. This is not a battery designed for starting an engine. Itís weight: 24 lbs.

I installed a WPX20H-BS (similar to Yuasa YTX-20-BS) which...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-08-2021, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,254
Posted By Mtherr
I have Tefzel cable attached to my battery and I...

I have Tefzel cable attached to my battery and I will replace this with Welding cable. A lot more flexible and still excellent fire characteristics. A little heavier than Tefzel. I also hesitate...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-05-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By Mtherr
Jettech, indeed this was the best flying...

Jettech, indeed this was the best flying experience of my life. Quite a bit of anxiety as well when i diverted to Geraldton, a gold mine town up north in Ontario. I could have been stuck there...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-29-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By Mtherr
Unsure, but I think there is a rib right in the...

Unsure, but I think there is a rib right in the middle of the area behind the inspection panel on my aircraft... I would have to look again.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-28-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By Mtherr
I had great experience with a Yuasa GYZ32L...

I had great experience with a Yuasa GYZ32L battery in another aircraft. I will soon switch to the GYZ20HL in my RV6. 320CCA should be plenty. About 15 lbs.
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-28-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By Mtherr
Winter Kit for RV6A?

We are now in real Canadian winter here. I wish to fly Saturday at -20C (-4F).

I have something to control the air inlet of the oil cooler, but I think I should also have something to reduce the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-20-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,495
Posted By Mtherr
Canít the pitot or any device in the wings for...

Canít the pitot or any device in the wings for that matter, be grounded locally to the airframe? Why running a ground back to the cabin?
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-18-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,203
Posted By Mtherr
I see the use of them as a charger for the aux...

I see the use of them as a charger for the aux battery or as an alternate feed to the EFIS. Not at the only device between a battery and an electrical bus.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-18-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,203
Posted By Mtherr
There are models that will work down to 5V. It...

There are models that will work down to 5V. It would do in my opinion the same thing as the branded IPS power stabilizer device, except this would be for $10 instead of hundreds. To watch for. The...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-17-2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By Mtherr
Heated pitot retrofit

I am considering replacing the Vans pitot by a heated probe. I read some threads about this but the usual location does not appear to be practical on my 6A. My tie down attachment is just outboard...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-17-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,046
Posted By Mtherr
Thanks everyone for the inputs

Thanks everyone for the inputs
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-17-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,203
Posted By Mtherr
In my CH601, I used a DakotaLitium 10AH LIfePo4...

In my CH601, I used a DakotaLitium 10AH LIfePo4 as an auxiliary battery. It is charged using a DC DC step up step down buck boost device. This allows to set the charging voltage precisely and also...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-07-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,046
Posted By Mtherr
Butch, This is an aluminum extrusion? The...

Butch,

This is an aluminum extrusion? The part I have is a tie down ring welded on the side of a .050 SS plate. There are three bolts all on the right side of the tie down ring. Did you drill...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-06-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,046
Posted By Mtherr
Flimsy tie-down ring assembly?

Last weekend, I had my engine run on the ground with aircraft attached using the tail die-down ring. I did not go over 1300 RPM and then, I noticed that the stainless steel plate to which the...
Forum: ADS-B 12-23-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,981
Posted By Mtherr
Tailbeabon X in wing tip?

I do not have a tail light on my RV6. What I have in mind is to mount it inside a wing tip. Any reason why this would not work?
Forum: RV-10 12-11-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,366
Posted By Mtherr
Curious to see developments on this topic.

Curious to see developments on this topic.
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