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Forum: Glass Cockpit Today, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By jcarne
Awesome thanks guys! Those links really help...

Awesome thanks guys!

Those links really help understand it a bit better.

I am wondering how much ATC actually uses these codes as I didn't file any a couple days ago and ATC gave us everything we...
Forum: Glass Cockpit Today, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By jcarne
Anyone got those PBN ICAO codes figured out?

I think I have all of the codes figured out other than the PBN codes for my GNS-430W. Anyone else gone through this?

I'm guessing from ATC perspective they really only care about the /G and maybe...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-29-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By jcarne
Ah gotcha, good idea to do it ahead of time. ...

Ah gotcha, good idea to do it ahead of time. Will make it very much so easier to not have the wings in the way. You might play around with a bottle jack idea if possible because you will want them...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-29-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By jcarne
Larry may I ask, why are you not using the...

Larry may I ask, why are you not using the typically bottle jack method? This is highly effective at leveling in all directions if you use the 3 tie downs. You jack up the wings/fuse and you will...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-29-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By jcarne
I have heard of people getting good results with...

I have heard of people getting good results with either. Believe it or not the wheel fairings do little compared to the gear leg fairings. I sincerely doubt having it off the gear would make that...
Forum: Polishing your RV 06-28-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By jcarne
Also, use a tarp like AJ did above, I couldn't...

Also, use a tarp like AJ did above, I couldn't believe what a mess it made. Pretty much all on the floor though so that was good. I found compounding made virtually all of the mess. Initially...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-28-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 351,935
Posted By jcarne
Sneak peak! Okay, I couldn't pass up posting...

Sneak peak!

Okay, I couldn't pass up posting this picture of my plane smiling while getting some vinyl.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52179280146_6edb3cb9b3_b.jpg...
Forum: Polishing your RV 06-28-2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By jcarne
I can assure anyone that Chris is in fact correct...

I can assure anyone that Chris is in fact correct on that one! haha Perfection is not possible. The thing that I have already noticed though is that when a polished plane is on the ramp two tings...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-26-2022, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By jcarne
Well worth it. ...

Well worth it.

https://antisplataero.com/products/nose-wheel-bearing-mod
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-24-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By jcarne
Yep you kind of have to piece the instructions...

Yep you kind of have to piece the instructions together. The RV-14 plans also help quite a bit.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,313
Posted By jcarne
Now that's a calendar picture if I ever did see...

Now that's a calendar picture if I ever did see one. Hint hint Doug. haha
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-17-2022, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 948
Posted By jcarne
May I ask why you are selling? Don't see these...

May I ask why you are selling? Don't see these on here too often.
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By jcarne
I use hinged trays that go from main panel to...

I use hinged trays that go from main panel to subpanel. Can put a lot of stuff on them. ADAHRS modules are in the back of the plane on their own shelf.
Forum: COMM 06-14-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By jcarne
Okay just checked, mine does in fact boot on the...

Okay just checked, mine does in fact boot on the last selection on shutdown. I wasn't smart enough to count seconds before shutdown though so Brian's findings could add to it.
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,555
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for posting Bruce, I always wondered what...

Thanks for posting Bruce, I always wondered what the play they are talking about in the manual would look like.
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,555
Posted By jcarne
No worries, flight hours works too, just thought...

No worries, flight hours works too, just thought some people might throw in tach hours which would be different.
Forum: COMM 06-14-2022, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By jcarne
I will try and confirm what mine does at startup...

I will try and confirm what mine does at startup today and get back to you. If the firmware didn't fix it I would say Garmin needs another call and insist they make it right. These things are cheap...
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2022, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,555
Posted By jcarne
Should your column name change from flight hours...

Should your column name change from flight hours to tach hours? That way you get consistent numbers.
Forum: COMM 06-13-2022, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By jcarne
Hmmm, I'll experiment with mine and see if I am...

Hmmm, I'll experiment with mine and see if I am in fact remembering correctly.

Perhaps a call to Garmin may be in order. Their customer service is usually pretty good. (surprised G3Xexpert...
Forum: COMM 06-13-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By jcarne
+1 That's what mine does.

+1 That's what mine does.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-13-2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By jcarne
Yep. I have also used solder sleeves but it's...

Yep. I have also used solder sleeves but it's not my preferred approach.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,186
Posted By jcarne
Dang, that looks like one heck of a golf course!

Dang, that looks like one heck of a golf course!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-12-2022, 06:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,796
Posted By jcarne
Gruesome indeed. Like you said though, good...

Gruesome indeed. Like you said though, good thing it came out the cylinder limiting the damage.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-12-2022, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,022
Posted By jcarne
I use the same CO detector and get almost...

I use the same CO detector and get almost identical results. Only time it ever got high enough to go off was when I was in line for departure at Oshkosh.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-12-2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,796
Posted By jcarne
I'm betting most of us would not find them...

I'm betting most of us would not find them disturbing. :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-11-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By jcarne
Okay ladies and gents, finally had some time to...

Okay ladies and gents, finally had some time to test the setup.

First picture shows the best I could get on the internal antenna, barely one satellite.

So off to Mouser thanks to Bill. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,186
Posted By jcarne
Common question. The Dynon itself is not...

Common question. The Dynon itself is not approved for IFR work by itself. However, the GNS-430W is and it feeds the HSI on the Dynon which is perfectly legal to do.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2022, 07:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,186
Posted By jcarne
Finished my instrument panel in preperation for...

Finished my instrument panel in preperation for finishing my IFR ticket. Hood time already started with my CFII. :)

Going to do it in the RV I built!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-10-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,797
Posted By jcarne
I talked to Carl on the phone and have a subtle...

I talked to Carl on the phone and have a subtle change Iím going to try. I think I am getting too much fuel often times. Sorry for the thread drift guys.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-10-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,797
Posted By jcarne
Teach me your ways Carl. I can get it to happen...

Teach me your ways Carl. I can get it to happen occasionally with my Pmag but getting the correct prime proves elusive most of the time.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,856
Posted By jcarne
Nice one Allen, if that proves reliable that...

Nice one Allen, if that proves reliable that could be a game changer in oil heaters.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-09-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By jcarne
Edit: sorry misread your post, my explanation...

Edit: sorry misread your post, my explanation below is for tuning not calibrating.

Long story short Dynon hasn't released an updated version in quite awhile. The "current" tuning guide does not...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-09-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Bob, that makes sense now. Had a feeling...

Thanks Bob, that makes sense now. Had a feeling that the dream was too big. haha Off to subscription land now.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,856
Posted By jcarne
Ya I hear ya. I'm always in a heated hangar so I...

Ya I hear ya. I'm always in a heated hangar so I don't have to heat too much. I haven't had to leave my bird out in the cold yet overnight which is why I haven't needed bands. Would be nice to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-09-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By jcarne
Question Can you update multiple 430 units on one subscription?

Hello everyone, does anyone know if a Jeppesen or Garmin account will allow you to update multiple 430 units off one sub? To complicate matters one is a waas unit and one is not. I have heard they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,856
Posted By jcarne
The oil cooler heater is awesome. Looks just...

The oil cooler heater is awesome. Looks just like the sump heater plates but with less power. Works great. I haven't used the bands yet but I am thinking about adding them.
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-07-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 41,244
Posted By jcarne
Sounds like they were nice and thorough! Good...

Sounds like they were nice and thorough! Good job, all easy fixes. Keep us posted on first flight.
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-07-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 41,244
Posted By jcarne
Heck ya dude! Congrats! You will love flying...

Heck ya dude! Congrats!

You will love flying the phase 1. They find any squawks during the inspection?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-07-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By jcarne
Agreed with having it's own antenna. I could...

Agreed with having it's own antenna. I could easily pull RS232 out of my 430W but if it ever fails, well...

I see your reasoning with a homebrew but even the GA26 has to meet a spec that Garmin...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-07-2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By jcarne
Perfect! I was hoping someone would have a reply...

Perfect! I was hoping someone would have a reply like this. Looks like all of the specs meet what is in the Garmin manual. I also thought about getting a GA27C which is the same as a GA26C and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-07-2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By jcarne
Okay I was looking at the certified manual and...

Okay I was looking at the certified manual and not experimental. GA26C is listed for experimental. Also looks like that was the antenna that came with all the x96 units. Now if I could find one at...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-06-2022, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By jcarne
Cheapest G5 antenna?

Okay guys, what is the cheapest G5 antenna being successfully used? A used GA26C off ebay? My new G5 doesn't pick up GPS worth a dang so I guess I will need to add yet another puck to my dash. ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-03-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,581
Posted By jcarne
Do you have a larger picture, am I gathering that...

Do you have a larger picture, am I gathering that all of your CHT's went above 500?

I currently have my cowling louvers taped off and honestly I don't know that they really do much for cooling as...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-03-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 22,272
Posted By jcarne
Seriously awesome man!

Seriously awesome man!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-02-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,289
Posted By jcarne
Thanks, I'll go and compare them to mine when I...

Thanks, I'll go and compare them to mine when I get a chance. Glad the update is working for you. Keep on keepin on!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-02-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,289
Posted By jcarne
Consider yourself lucky haha. No one seems to...

Consider yourself lucky haha. No one seems to know why it affects some and not others. I talked to Don at Dynon awhile back and he still had theories he was testing but they still haven't come out...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,873
Posted By jcarne
Holy heck that looks like quite the almost...

Holy heck that looks like quite the almost incident.

You are spot on about practicing for this approach. I got it both times I flew in last year, luckily I had practiced before arriving, very...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-01-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,289
Posted By jcarne
I too noticed this. I went up and did the tuning...

I too noticed this. I went up and did the tuning again just last Friday. My settings had to be changed pretty drastically. One out of the many things Dynon hasn't talked about yet is Alt Gain. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-31-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,289
Posted By jcarne
Yeppers! It started with 16.2.4 but still...

Yeppers! It started with 16.2.4 but still remains for me with 3.2. Many people on the Dynon forums have come out with the same issue.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By jcarne
Now that is a handy add on! Cool stuff from...

Now that is a handy add on! Cool stuff from ForeFlight
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-31-2022, 12:58 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 41,244
Posted By jcarne
Eh DAR inspection was no big deal, don't sweat,...

Eh DAR inspection was no big deal, don't sweat, sounds like most of them are very reasonable (mine even took my word that I fixed a simple "mistake/omission" of some labels).

Your data plate must...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By jcarne
If it factors in for you the out of warranty GNC...

If it factors in for you the out of warranty GNC 355 repair cost is $1575 and the GPS 175 is $1030. I'm betting that by far the most likely thing to break on any avionics unit is the knobs. With...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,233
Posted By jcarne
Exactly what I found too. Keep on keeping...

Exactly what I found too. Keep on keeping on!

P.S. congrats on first flight! I must have missed the post.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-31-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By jcarne
I took a different approach and glad I did. I...

I took a different approach and glad I did. I did not wait until the very end for all the fiberglass. I had to spread the hate around a bit more (fiberglass sucks).

I did my emp tips around the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-31-2022, 07:02 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 41,244
Posted By jcarne
Congrats on first engine start! Shouldn't be too...

Congrats on first engine start! Shouldn't be too long and that puppy will be flying!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-31-2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,289
Posted By jcarne
Man you guys are all getting lucky. haha With...

Man you guys are all getting lucky. haha

With autopilot on, chart a course to a fix and then make sure the next fix is about 45 degrees off (in other words, a sharp turn). See if your autopilot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,233
Posted By jcarne
Mine did this too after first flight. I...

Mine did this too after first flight. I determined after asking some peeps on the forum that there was just likely too much grease. Now I keep it a little bit on the lower side and haven't had an...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-28-2022, 08:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,289
Posted By jcarne
Do you have an autopilot? The latest 2-3 versions...

Do you have an autopilot? The latest 2-3 versions of 16 have been VERY problematic, mostly with autopilot. Well documented issues on the Dynon forum.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-28-2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By jcarne
Yep. Get used to reading those Ops Lims, there...

Yep. Get used to reading those Ops Lims, there is a lot of info you will need packed into them.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-26-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,263
Posted By jcarne
I have been using nickel based anti-seize with...

I have been using nickel based anti-seize with good results. Engine oil alone didn't do anything for me, removing those plugs was not fun. Have thought about seeing how copper works though as that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,359
Posted By jcarne
Looks very similar to last years procedure....

Looks very similar to last years procedure. Sweet!!!
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-24-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By jcarne
Go with what is on the chart/recommended, it...

Go with what is on the chart/recommended, it works well. SV32 with standard arm. An SV42 would be very very pointless in a -7 in my opinion.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-22-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,090
Posted By jcarne
What Ron said. On some Lycoming engines they are...

What Ron said. On some Lycoming engines they are now showing safety wire in the parts manual instead of the lockplates. I have always wondered why Lycoming got away from the lockplates in favor of...
Forum: GPS 05-22-2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By jcarne
Anyone know of a way this could come to fruition...

Anyone know of a way this could come to fruition on a checkride? In other words, how could I prove that it's not required in EAB.
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