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Forum: California Yesterday, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By Mike S
http://artcraftpaint.com/

http://artcraftpaint.com/
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-17-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By Mike S
The orange, blue and green are for the position...

The orange, blue and green are for the position sensor. They should not be connected to the rocker switch. The switch connects to the two white wires on the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-16-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By Mike S
Go back to post 5, the wire hook goes into the...

Go back to post 5, the wire hook goes into the axle hole.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-16-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By Mike S
Fish scale.

Fish scale.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-16-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By Mike S
Be sure the breakout force is correct. Also,...

Be sure the breakout force is correct.

Also, wheel balance and roundness can play a part in shimmy issues.
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-16-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 849
Posted By Mike S
No, not field. Term 3---goes directly to the...

No, not field.

Term 3---goes directly to the buss through a 2a fuse/cb. It is sensing the buss voltage. This is how the reg knows how to tell the alternator what to do.

You can download the info...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By Mike S
Does you dad still have the 7? Build the Rans,...

Does you dad still have the 7? Build the Rans, then partner up with him ....

Half interest in a 7, and a S21 sounds like a wonderful arrangement.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Chad, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-15-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Mike S
Never seen a yoke in an RV...

Never seen a yoke in an RV...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By Mike S
VAF member makes...

VAF member makes these.

https://www.falkenavionics.com/flightdock-ipad-mount/
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-15-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

David, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-15-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By Mike S
This is a good suggestion, and this will...

This is a good suggestion, and this will help.

https://www.eaa.org/shop/product-detail?i=941&pi=926&pr=2695484
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-14-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By Mike S
Hmmmm I wonder....

No need for a bucking partner.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oYUUCMzHAQ
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-13-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Mitch, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-14 04-12-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Nathaniel, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-10 04-11-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

John, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-11-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,054
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Brian, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Rocinante, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,645
Posted By Mike S
;)I liked it

;)I liked it
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,569
Posted By Mike S
Consider picking up a kit someone else has given...

Consider picking up a kit someone else has given up on.

Good way to save $$ and time.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By Mike S
Clyde, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D Not...

Clyde, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Not sure with the Pictorial Pilot, but the Xcruse was a drop in replacement for my dead Digiflight II. The servo wiring needed one wire moved on one unit,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By Mike S
Stewart Transportation IIRC.

Stewart Transportation IIRC.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By Mike S
https://flyleds.com/products/#!/The-Original-Flyle...

https://flyleds.com/products/#!/The-Original-Flyleds-Position-and-Strobe-Lighting-Kit/p/47502180/category=0

https://flyleds.com/products/#!/The-Works-Wingtip-Lighting-Kit/p/105662651/category=0
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-05-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By Mike S
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=40235
Forum: Interiors 04-05-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Mike S
Does she want/need the stick in the first...

Does she want/need the stick in the first place??

Lots of folks have done a removable passenger stick.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-04-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 29,928
Posted By Mike S
Very nice Vern, hope you have success with...

Very nice Vern, hope you have success with these.

I am surprised that the configurable instrument thing has never taken off. Friends tried to market something very similar 20 or so years ago with...
Forum: RV-14 04-04-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,808
Posted By Mike S
Matter of economics?

Methinks it may have something to do with known and proven history/technology.

Consider what it would cost in time and $$ for Vans to develop a FWF package for all of the various engine choices...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-04-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By Mike S
This. I am totally in support of a common...

This.

I am totally in support of a common language for avionics.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-02-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By Mike S
Congrats on getting it taken care of, and thanks...

Congrats on getting it taken care of, and thanks for reporting back to us.
Forum: California 04-02-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,059
Posted By Mike S
Auburn--cant remember the cafe name. Nancy's at...

Auburn--cant remember the cafe name.

Nancy's at Willows.

Blue Max at Porterville.

If you want to jump over the hills, Taildragger at Minden.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-01-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By Mike S
RTFM

Read the instructions.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-31-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

James, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-31-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 976
Posted By Mike S
From above link; The relatively new, mid-octane...

From above link;

The relatively new, mid-octane unleaded fuel now becoming available matches the 89-octane rating of leaded fuel. But it lacks the equally important lubricating qualities of leaded...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-31-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 976
Posted By Mike S
The lead that you are not getting in your mogas...

The lead that you are not getting in your mogas is among other things, a lubricant for the valves.

https://www.mcall.com/news/mc-xpm-1988-11-21-2662975-story.html
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-27-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By Mike S
Methinks when you get to installing the grommet...

Methinks when you get to installing the grommet in the baffle you may want to revisit the idea of splitting it.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-27-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By Mike S
Yep, what Paul said. Split grommet is a common...

Yep, what Paul said. Split grommet is a common way to deal with stuff like this.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-26-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By Mike S
Contact Lars, he is at Davis and pretty sharp...

Contact Lars, he is at Davis and pretty sharp with GRT.

https://vansairforce.net/community/member.php?u=2472

Also, Lee Apaka. https://www.teamlightaviation.com/
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-26-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By Mike S
Good luck, this is now bordering on...

Good luck, this is now bordering on voodoo.

Couple ideas----

Baud rate.

Is it possible when you setup the ADSB you re-assigned a serial port?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-26-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By Mike S
Thanks Bob, will edit my post to reflect...

Thanks Bob, will edit my post to reflect this.

Robb, listen to Bob-----he is on top of this stuff.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-26-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By Mike S
The GRT screen will put out a signal (serial...

The GRT screen will put out a signal (serial line) with the altitude. The transponder reads this signal and broadcasts the value.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By Mike S
https://vansairforce.net/articles/ImagesInForums/i...

https://vansairforce.net/articles/ImagesInForums/images.htm
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-25-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Mike S
https://vansairforce.net/community/showpost.php?p=...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showpost.php?p=1511511&postcount=4
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By Mike S
Sounds good, glad you are getting use from it. I...

Sounds good, glad you are getting use from it. I will let Steve know too.

If you ever get back out this way, stop in. Guest room waiting.

Just in case you were not aware, we now live in Danton NV....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 903
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations!!!

Tom, congrats on the big 2000:D

How is Echo Bravo doing?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By Mike S
https://vansairforce.net/community/member.php?u=94...

https://vansairforce.net/community/member.php?u=9406
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-22-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 973
Posted By Mike S
Not just for the design/designer, but the support...

Not just for the design/designer, but the support base too.

And the fact whatever (---relatively few---) issues that have cropped up have been addressed and the fix is out there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,329
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Chris, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

And, welcome back to the best hobby/activity in the world:D:D
Forum: RV-10 03-22-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 765
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Ryan, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Loved our 10---great plane with no bad habits.
Forum: Reviews 03-20-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Conny, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-20-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Ron, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-19-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,202
Posted By Mike S
Did you provide any support for the wires close...

Did you provide any support for the wires close to the connectors? Or are the connectors themselves taking the load of supporting the wires?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,066
Posted By Mike S
Methinks the answer is "PMA"

Methinks the answer is "PMA"
Forum: RV-4 03-17-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 348,012
Posted By Mike S
That is a very good looking cowl ring----reminds...

That is a very good looking cowl ring----reminds me of the ones Dave Anders make a long time ago. Internal profile is a lot better than many that are just straight "pipes".
Forum: RV-4 03-17-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 348,012
Posted By Mike S
Have you thought about doing it like Dan did and...

Have you thought about doing it like Dan did and making a flexible duct/diffuser unit? https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=43391
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-17-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 831
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Hiram, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-16-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,469
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Paul, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: Oregon 03-16-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Rusty, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

You might check Gary Brown. https://vansairforce.net/community/member.php?u=26089
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
Posted By Mike S
I bought a few hundred on Amazon, you might check...

I bought a few hundred on Amazon, you might check with them. Boulderfly or some such name, worked just fine.
Forum: Texas (South) 03-14-2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Ryan, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Check at Pecan Plantation for 10s.
Forum: California 03-14-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Walt, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-13-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By Mike S
Have you tried Classic...

Have you tried Classic Aero?

https://www.classicaerodesigns.com/web/public/cc/CC3.php?G=3679BCC14E684B31A97F0CE8C5A90865
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-12-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Marc, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

You need to get hold of Vic Syracuse . https://vansairforce.net/community/member.php?u=1415
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-11-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 243,300
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations!!!

Jereme, big congrats on the new fledgling:D
Forum: RV-10 03-11-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,454
Posted By Mike S
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=193184

Just a FYI.
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