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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-13-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By Zuldarin
18 AWG Shielded twisted pair wire - 200+' SOLD

SOLD - This is whats left from a large batch of wire I was given. I have a little over 200 feet left over. I'll pick up shipping if it all goes to one person. $100
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By Zuldarin
Hi Brandon, I am out in Snoqualmie but I just...

Hi Brandon, I am out in Snoqualmie but I just took my 10 to the airport (with Freakshow's help) so the only things left in my "shop" are the fiberglass pieces I am working on. You are welcome to...
Forum: Northwest 04-11-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Zuldarin
Hi Michael, I'm with EAA326 but since Covid its...

Hi Michael, I'm with EAA326 but since Covid its been pretty dead. When you get up here feel free to reach out to me (PM me for contact details) and I will see about getting you a tech counselor...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,057
Posted By Zuldarin
Wow, those look nice! Are you going to sell...

Wow, those look nice! Are you going to sell those or if not, share the design? I know of a few people who would love those as a replacement.
Forum: RV-10 03-20-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,559
Posted By Zuldarin
Both

I've used both and it comes down to two simple choices. Both work perfectly well. If you have proseal and a few days to let it cure...use it. If you are short on time or don't have any extra...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,976
Posted By Zuldarin
started mounting Wings

I waited on this step until close to the very end. Exciting to see but only one wing at a time in the garage!
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-23-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 170,499
Posted By Zuldarin
Not in the PNW...too much ice for those 6 months...

Not in the PNW...too much ice for those 6 months of the year. :-(
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-21-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 451,506
Posted By Zuldarin
Looks Great Rock! well done. :-)

Looks Great Rock! well done. :-)
Forum: RV-10 09-30-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By Zuldarin
Why not just get a shorter belt?

Why not just get a shorter belt?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,941
Posted By Zuldarin
Call for help

Hi Mac, I would suggest a quick message to G3Xpert at g3xpert@garmin.com. The connection is pretty simple really and if the wires between the 430, GAD29, and EFIS are correct then you need to make...
Forum: Steam Gauges 09-06-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,561
Posted By Zuldarin
Steve Melton is the guru behind this thread:...

Steve Melton is the guru behind this thread: https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=147771

He also does http://www.rvplasticparts.com/

I only print in PLA which wouldn't be good for...
Forum: Steam Gauges 09-06-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,561
Posted By Zuldarin
Hi Charlie, do you have an idea of what it should...

Hi Charlie, do you have an idea of what it should look like? If so maybe you could 3D print something up? Steve Melton does some amazing things with his 3D printer.
Forum: Northwest 09-06-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By Zuldarin
Hi Hermann, I live in Snoqualmie Ridge and am...

Hi Hermann, I live in Snoqualmie Ridge and am finishing up an RV-10 build here on the ridge. I also have a 9A that I built and has been flying for 5 years.

There is a pretty good EAA chapter...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-03-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By Zuldarin
I have the Superior cold air sump with the...

I have the Superior cold air sump with the Vetterman trombone exhaust with mufflers. The mufflers fit fine but as previously stated the front "loops" had to be adjusted for the James Cowl. I sent...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-22-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,730
Posted By Zuldarin
Very simple answer

I've flown my 9A for almost 900 hours in the past 5 years. In that time about 600 of those hours were side by side with a 7A. Both have IO-360's, the 9A has a constant speed prop, the 7A is fixed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By Zuldarin
Funny you should post about that. I just sent...

Funny you should post about that. I just sent one of my A20's back to Bose to be repaired because of this exact issue. Mine only seemed to do it for a few seconds when they first came on but it was...
Forum: RV-10 07-10-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,571
Posted By Zuldarin
I installed them in both my RV-9A and the RV-10...

I installed them in both my RV-9A and the RV-10 I'm building.

I will be the first to admit that I'm lazy and will do a lot to make a job easier...I don't like lying on my head bent over a spar...
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,579
Posted By Zuldarin
Those are the correct ones for an RV-10.

Those are the correct ones for an RV-10.
Forum: Autopilots 06-11-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,493
Posted By Zuldarin
Hi everybody, at the risk of hijacking DR's...

Hi everybody, at the risk of hijacking DR's thread I thought I would give a status update on my attempts at designing a similar glare-shield mount. Using Solidworks I designed something akin to what...
Forum: RV-14 05-19-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,749
Posted By Zuldarin
Hey Michael, its easy to do the break if you have...

Hey Michael, its easy to do the break if you have the right tool. The plier's type wont work well but there is another tool that is a round disc with two smaller nylon wheels on it that works well. ...
Forum: Tools 05-14-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 771
Posted By Zuldarin
extra tube for nose and main tires extra spark...

extra tube for nose and main tires
extra spark plug (auto plugs)
small roll of fusion tape (rescue tape)
selection of tie wraps
multi-tool (survival type)
small survival kit (med kit, etc)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-08-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,600
Posted By Zuldarin
Here is a great series of video's that Garmin put...

Here is a great series of video's that Garmin put out that will explain it nicely.

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Garmin+G3X+Wiring+Fundamentals+Series
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,398
Posted By Zuldarin
Oh....dats purdy! Well done!

Oh....dats purdy! Well done!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By Zuldarin
I will add that I saw something similar to this...

I will add that I saw something similar to this in the recent past when the cooling air to my oil cooler was cut off completely (flapper valve broke). In this case any power above idle caused oil...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,578
Posted By Zuldarin
I've flown this route through Montana several...

I've flown this route through Montana several times in my 9A. First advice would be to fly I-90 the majority of the way. Those are real mountains and you don't want to be doing an off field landing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,003
Posted By Zuldarin
Just a little social distancing over the puget...

Just a little social distancing over the puget sound.
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-K13YLXI-rQA/Xokyp2ax_YI/AAAAAAAAHBA/I0eSiJlQTSMgoy84XF5ogLwDkU9JPzqVwCLcBGAsYHQ/s640/IMG_1317.jpg
Forum: RV-10 04-01-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By Zuldarin
Interesting

Hi Oren, I am going to follow your work with interest. I have thought about something similar for my RV-10 simply because the electrical system is a bit complex with dual cross-connectable...
Forum: RV-10 03-23-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,012
Posted By Zuldarin
Here is the one I have been using. If you make...

Here is the one I have been using. If you make one just be sure you have access to insert the gear legs such that it doesn't require cutting the stand apart to get it out. :-)

I padded the front...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-19-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 144,525
Posted By Zuldarin
I'm pretty sure it already does that. I flew...

I'm pretty sure it already does that. I flew yesterday and was surprised to see that EIS is there. All you have to do is use the split screen option and select EIS from the displayable options. ...
Forum: RV-10 03-14-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By Zuldarin
I back riveted it. Actually I back riveted the...

I back riveted it. Actually I back riveted the entire mount. If you have a bucking bar with a "foot" on it like this ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,065
Posted By Zuldarin
I've never had a leak in the panels I cut into my...

I've never had a leak in the panels I cut into my 9A. I do keep it in a hangar, and when it sits outside it is covered with a canopy cover. No leaking after flying through some pretty heavy rain...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,065
Posted By Zuldarin
Not really, there is a slight misalignment but...

Not really, there is a slight misalignment but not enough that it caused any issues with installing the cover. I'm installing the left side now and I will report if I find anything different.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,065
Posted By Zuldarin
Yes, you can reach the middle bays but the ribs...

Yes, you can reach the middle bays but the ribs do limit your visibility to that location. I intentionally minimized the amount of "stuff" I installed in those inner bays because it is such a bugger...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,065
Posted By Zuldarin
I thought I would give everybody a peek at what...

I thought I would give everybody a peek at what these look like installed on the side bays of an RV-10. I like this location much better for my...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-21-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,952
Posted By Zuldarin
Somebody much more electrical knowledge can...

Somebody much more electrical knowledge can confirm (or debunk) but I've been told that the type of wire has to match the type of probe. If somebody uses the wrong type of wire then the sensors will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,741
Posted By Zuldarin
Just thought I would add that you can't rely on...

Just thought I would add that you can't rely on looking for the serial numbers. What these thieves will do is steal a piece of hardware from one airplane and then swap it with identical hardware in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,065
Posted By Zuldarin
Greg, the instructions have these access plates...

Greg, the instructions have these access plates on the two inboard sections of the forward bay. Is there any reason why we couldn't use them on the outboard sections where the curve is more...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-06-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,180
Posted By Zuldarin
There is no doubt that if you are chasing the...

There is no doubt that if you are chasing the pinnacle of takeoff performance then constant speed is the way to go. Even in my blog post I remarked at the amazing takeoff performance. However even...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-06-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,180
Posted By Zuldarin
RV-9A with IO360

I have an RV-9A with an IO-360 in it. For a little over 400 hours I flew with a 3 blade Catto prop. I then purchased and installed the WW200RV. I documented my installation on my blog...
Forum: RV-10 02-03-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By Zuldarin
Just a thought but do you have enough room on the...

Just a thought but do you have enough room on the air outlet of your oil cooler to install a duct to pull air from? No new holes in the baffle required for this scenario and since its air already in...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-02-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,736
Posted By Zuldarin
I don't think the Vernatherm actually stops all...

I don't think the Vernatherm actually stops all oil flow, just throttles it significantly.
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-02-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,736
Posted By Zuldarin
I have an oil cooler heater in my 9A and I live...

I have an oil cooler heater in my 9A and I live in the Seattle area where we see in flight temps of 30 degrees or less frequently (depending on your altitude). The key to keeping the airplane warm...
Forum: Autopilots 01-17-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,493
Posted By Zuldarin
Hey DR, just a heads up that the GMC requires an...

Hey DR, just a heads up that the GMC requires an electrical ground on both clamps. If you put this in a plastic housing you wont have that ground. An alternative that I ran past G3Xpert already...
Forum: Autopilots 01-14-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,493
Posted By Zuldarin
The 307 is about an eighth of an inch deeper than...

The 307 is about an eighth of an inch deeper than the 507. If this housing is designed with the 307 in mind it will fit the 507 but not vise versa.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-05-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,133
Posted By Zuldarin
The first time you attempt to install the close...

The first time you attempt to install the close tolerance wing bolts will cure you of any thoughts of ever removing them! :-)

Also, the 9 and the 7 have very similar fuselages, but they are not...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-30-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,940
Posted By Zuldarin
Just a thought, but how about a single piece of...

Just a thought, but how about a single piece of aluminum that is bent into a half pipe that is bolted to each side of the engine similar to what you have now? No seams and you could cut it so that...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-12-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 27,105
Posted By Zuldarin
Never mind...its hard to see the raised bezel on...

Never mind...its hard to see the raised bezel on the programmer but once I put my glasses on it showed up. :-)
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-12-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 27,105
Posted By Zuldarin
Mounting?

Hey Ross, color me confused here. How does it mount to the panel/radio stack? I see the front side mounting holes but is it designed to sit behind the panel, on top of the panel or is there some...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-22-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,147
Posted By Zuldarin
One more consideration for paint booths...plastic...

One more consideration for paint booths...plastic does not hold dried paint very well. I've had several variations on paint booths over the time I've been building my 9A and now the 10 and I found...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 144,525
Posted By Zuldarin
Friends list

Now that more and more people are getting ADSB out I find that my traffic advisory is driving me nuts. I almost always fly with a wingman or two and it used to be that I would only get traffic...
Forum: RV-10 10-30-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By Zuldarin
Those rivet holes will be used when you start...

Those rivet holes will be used when you start fitting your doors. Not much you can do until the cabin top is installed and the doors are at least loosely fitted.
Forum: Propellers 10-28-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By Zuldarin
Hi Amer, Just fyi I also ordered my RV-10 prop...

Hi Amer, Just fyi I also ordered my RV-10 prop in late May of this year. I just got confirmation of shipment last week so you should be getting close. Whirlwind has been a great company to work...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,703
Posted By Zuldarin
David, if I remember correctly you have the James...

David, if I remember correctly you have the James cowl correct? If so make sure that Clint added the extra twist to the forward cylinder down pipes so that it clears your cowling. I had to send...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,703
Posted By Zuldarin
Tip: Bolt it on! ;-) oh, and use the...

Tip: Bolt it on! ;-)

oh, and use the instructions while doing so. Its pretty straight forward.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 10-15-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 23,515
Posted By Zuldarin
Hey Ross, I loved that video, makes me glad I...

Hey Ross, I loved that video, makes me glad I purchased SDSEFI for my RV-10. I have a couple of questions that I hope you haven't answered before.

1. I noticed in the video that the O2 setting...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-24-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,553
Posted By Zuldarin
Hey Danny, you got my number you should give me a...

Hey Danny, you got my number you should give me a call. :-) I can probably bring one or two friends as well. Who did you send the email to at EAA-326?

Darin
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-18-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,931
Posted By Zuldarin
I know this is a long shot but are you sure its...

I know this is a long shot but are you sure its the piston hitting the top? The rings on these engines do have an upside and a downside. If you install the rings (any 1) up side down the piston...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-03-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,061
Posted By Zuldarin
It can certainly be done Michael. Here is a...

It can certainly be done Michael. Here is a picture of the one I installed in my 9A.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-iQoJc1fs9tk/U2uRNNHdKLI/AAAAAAAACJM/mI4wKWbXJCo/s1600/2014-05-06+16.36.21.jpg
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-20-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,610
Posted By Zuldarin
You have to modify the mount a little but its a...

You have to modify the mount a little but its a very simple modification. I just did the same thing for my RV-10 build. My last post on my blog shows some pictures of the modification I made. For...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-20-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,610
Posted By Zuldarin
I have a setup almost exactly like yours ( IO-360...

I have a setup almost exactly like yours ( IO-360 with piston oil squirters, dual p-mags, superior cold air induction, James cowl, plenum ) and I battled oil temp issues for two+ years. I started...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,395
Posted By Zuldarin
Hi Robert, If you have Facebook you can join a...

Hi Robert, If you have Facebook you can join a group called Flights above the Pacific Northwest. In there you will find many people who are flying to Oshkosh from this area. I'm not flying this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By Zuldarin
Hi Dave, its looking good so far! I would make...

Hi Dave, its looking good so far! I would make one suggestion though. Keep the physical duct as short as possible. Once that duct is in there you will find it hard to reach behind the engine to do...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-13-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By Zuldarin
Do not use Avian in Bremerton. Their mechanic is...

Do not use Avian in Bremerton. Their mechanic is good but the owner is not reliable and will not honor price quotes. Personal experience with my IO540 rebuild that took over a year and was several...
Forum: RV-10 05-04-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By Zuldarin
Thats mostly true but there are parts from other...

Thats mostly true but there are parts from other models used on the RV-10 (and other models). So you could have a part number from an RV-6 on your RV-10 (rear seats come to mind). Just search for...
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