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Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-26-2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By caryr
I got this from Jeff at GRT, for those using...

I got this from Jeff at GRT, for those using external flight plan input


If you have a single GPS input and want to use both external and internal plans you can use the "Virtual GPS2" function. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-18-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By caryr
GRT Sport 10.1 Setup

I have just installed the EFIS.

Not even flown yet. So, I am a pure rookie. I'm at the stage of sitting in the plane punching buttons and scratching head.

I have an external GPS with flight plan...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-04-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,530
Posted By caryr
If its any consolation to you, the fuel tank...

If its any consolation to you, the fuel tank comes off pretty easily.

I was dreading the remove and reinstall process. But it wasn't bad.

My leak was in the lower seam on the rear bulkhead and not...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-21-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 551
Posted By caryr
Rv-7 Fuel Tank Repair

Well, its been flying since 2004 and I guess it was overdue for some tank maintenance.

Left tank began leaking a month or so ago. I tried to ignore the very seepy leak.

never a drip on hangar...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,405
Posted By caryr
That was easy I didn't look in the most obvious...

That was easy

I didn't look in the most obvious place

:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,405
Posted By caryr
RV 7 panel

I am upgrading the panel on my 16 year old RV 7.

its time for a JumboTron screen

I had an AutoCad file of it originally and used it to fabricate the panel.

But, Alas, I've had too many computers...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-05-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,624
Posted By caryr
I just like the Taylorcraft and the RV-7 photo...

I just like the Taylorcraft and the RV-7 photo bombing your pictures

HA!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-29-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,491
Posted By caryr
I have had several leaker rivits on my -7 fuel...

I have had several leaker rivits on my -7 fuel tanks. The ones with just blisters on the top side of the tank, I ignore.

The seepers on the bottom, i have had success drilling out the rivit and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By caryr
EFIS Conflict w Panel supports

I am sure I am not covering new territory here because a lot of folks have put 10 inch EFIS displays in a -7 panel.

The support I have a issue with, F-745L, is one that braces the panel to the next...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,252
Posted By caryr
Gyro: I have a vac pump with fresh vanes that I...

Gyro:

I have a vac pump with fresh vanes that I put in when mine quit a year ago.

Month later, I removed all of the vac system for upgrade.

Its yours for the postage, if you need something to get...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-02-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,558
Posted By caryr
I have fixed several leakers. drill it out and...

I have fixed several leakers.

drill it out and replace with a -3 pulled rivet.

butter it up inside and out and all over with Proseal

Insert and pull.

clean surface with an bit of acetone.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,169
Posted By caryr
Kay I flew a Taylorcraft to get my tailwheel...

Kay

I flew a Taylorcraft to get my tailwheel signoff.

A friend had a RV-6 that I flew a couple of times, but he wouldn't let me land it.

It helps to get adjusted to the slow flight feeling.

I...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-12-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,351
Posted By caryr
If its any consolation. My pressure goes to zero...

If its any consolation.

My pressure goes to zero on climb out also.

I have had it to "get your attention" when I have failed to light up the boost pump on takeoff.

I believe it is the combination...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-15-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,544
Posted By caryr
Out the Hangar Door also w a Tcart

https://i.postimg.cc/s28qJJNF/tcart.jpg
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-15-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,544
Posted By caryr
Out the Hangar Door also

https://i.postimg.cc/X7vVQnj9/IMG-0459-rv-7.jpg
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-15-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,544
Posted By caryr
Out the Hangar Door

https://i.postimg.cc/rwZP8Jcd/rv7.jpg

RV-9 in the morning
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,597
Posted By caryr
Steve: Daily lived off of Checkoway and Randy...

Steve:

Daily lived off of Checkoway

and Randy Lervold

Dan's and my serial numbers were two kits apart

back in 2002 and 2003
Forum: RV-14 04-30-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,467
Posted By caryr
You are in good company Welded the misdrilled...

You are in good company

Welded the misdrilled hole and redrilled

Speaking from experience
Forum: RV-14 04-22-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,127
Posted By caryr
Very Cool, James We have got to get together and...

Very Cool, James

We have got to get together and compare grass strips.

Yours looks very nice

Ours is in Taylorsville , just a few minutes north of you

2 family RV's, 1 Taylorcraft, and one C-172...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-22-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,107
Posted By caryr
enrich mixture cool with fuel rejet carb I've...

enrich mixture

cool with fuel

rejet carb

I've been there


cary
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-25-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,085
Posted By caryr
well, well, well You guys must have enjoyed...

well, well, well

You guys must have enjoyed it.

It reports "exceeded max number of views" this morning.

funny
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-13-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,112
Posted By caryr
fresh paint

I really like the lines and the colors

very nice
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-28-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,233
Posted By caryr
Dang Bill, you made front page of the VAF

Dang Bill, you made front page of the VAF
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-18-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,570
Posted By caryr
I have to Ask

What holds 1/8 plywood together so nicely without corner reinforcements?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,103
Posted By caryr
How about a link to some pictures of the...

How about a link to some pictures of the Breezy?

Thanks
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-24-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,365
Posted By caryr
Quite a few of us have been there. Rejet the...

Quite a few of us have been there.

Rejet the carb to flow more fuel on take off.

You will be amazed how much this helps.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,830
Posted By caryr
If I were to do it again, I would opt for the...

If I were to do it again, I would opt for the filter route.

I have a gascolator, but you are right its nearly inaccessible on the firewall.

A pair of filters in front of the spar in the tank fuel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,836
Posted By caryr
I would wonder what happens to the lift strut...

I would wonder what happens to the lift strut bolt and connections, if one were to deploy the canopy.

Probably one would sheer before the other and the canopy would hit you in the head.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 703
Posted By caryr
Fuel Tanks

Seems like I have seen a vendor hereabouts that builds new fuel tanks for an RV

link , if you have one please.


My -7 tanks were built by yours truly in 2003.

I have fixed several leaky rivets. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-07-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,629
Posted By caryr
You might consider doing away with the primer...

You might consider doing away with the primer system altogether.

a couple shots with the throttle pump before starting and the carbed O-360 is good.

I have never had a primer on my O-360 Lyc.

JMHO
Forum: Propellers 04-27-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,375
Posted By caryr
Oh the adventures of ultra light flying. 2...

Oh the adventures of ultra light flying.

2 strokes do the darnest things

looks like to me the prop and hub departed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,432
Posted By caryr
Thanks, Sam I better look for a FAA med guy I...

Thanks, Sam

I better look for a FAA med guy

I saw you at Moontown this past Saturday, but didn't get a chance to converse.

Maybe next month.

Crowd was a bit slim for a nice Saturday morning.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,432
Posted By caryr
So.... the bottom line is that I need to go get...

So....

the bottom line is that I need to go get a medical if mine is about to or has just expired???


I'm not saying it has expired..... but . It could have.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,216
Posted By caryr
on the top side of the tank and in that location....

on the top side of the tank and in that location. How much fuel could that rivet hole ever see?

I would put some epoxy filler over it and continue.

I have used normal 3/32 pull rivets on the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-26-2016, 05:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,197
Posted By caryr
Oh .. another thing. The packaging it rather...

Oh .. another thing.

The packaging it rather funny on the sender unit when you get it.

something to the effect " Do not use on any airplane, ever"

The product is not intended for any use and...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-26-2016, 05:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,197
Posted By caryr
Kyle I have replaced several of the VDO...

Kyle

I have replaced several of the VDO senders.

I have the GRT box also.

Last summer I relocated the transducer via flex hose to the engine mount rather than the engine itself.

I believe its a...
Forum: Propellers 11-20-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,077
Posted By caryr
Looks like your problem isn't much deeper than...

Looks like your problem isn't much deeper than the paint.

I have refinished my AD prop also.

Like Kyle, I have an old one hanging on the wall. It got a 'with the grain' crack and I bought a new...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,383
Posted By caryr
Somewhere in that neighborhood. You won't know...

Somewhere in that neighborhood.

You won't know the difference if its a quarter inch either way. The pull rod is infinitely adjustable.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,640
Posted By caryr
Pop Rivet tools are finicky. After the pull or...

Pop Rivet tools are finicky.

After the pull or squeeze let the spring snap the handle back to the start position. That snap against the stop seems to release the internal jaws best.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-29-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,935
Posted By caryr
I have to agree with Dan. The Mechanical FP is...

I have to agree with Dan. The Mechanical FP is only a lever sliding on an eccentric lobe that pushes a on a diaphram and chamber with check valves.

It can't over pressure
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-22-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,031
Posted By caryr
Thanks That should be easy enough

Thanks

That should be easy enough
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-21-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,031
Posted By caryr
I'm doing the same thing. I guess I need the Lyc...

I'm doing the same thing. I guess I need the Lyc part number. Maybe I can find dimension and hole pattern. Would like to place plate at same time as pulling pump. Thanks in advance
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,717
Posted By caryr
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,141
Posted By caryr
The Rec Fuel is readily available in Georgia. I...

The Rec Fuel is readily available in Georgia.

I run it in the cooler months.

It burns a lot hotter and just doesn't work for me in the summer time.

I do keep mogas in the left tank all summer and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,188
Posted By caryr
Jake and Elwood are available to drive you to...

Jake and Elwood are available to drive you to town.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 117,555
Posted By caryr
Grandaughter"s first RV...

Grandaughter"s first RV ride......

http://i60.tinypic.com/518o79.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,705
Posted By caryr
I can't see anything but a mountain like nothing...

I can't see anything but a mountain like nothing I have ever seen in Georgia.

Beautiful


cary
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,839
Posted By caryr
there's a commercially built door out there...

there's a commercially built door out there (probably mentioned in someone's earlier post) that has extra 'legs' with rollers that force the bottom edge of the door outward as the door opens, pushing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,483
Posted By caryr
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=30115&page=3

here's an old thread

I once had pictures, but that was once some time ago.

I drilled mine with the jet chucked into a lathe. I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-10-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,153
Posted By caryr
There is a RV-7 along the mid part of the video...

There is a RV-7 along the mid part of the video that has some serious horsepower.
Forum: Propellers 04-30-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,649
Posted By caryr
I have the sheet Mike De sends with the prop if...

I have the sheet Mike De sends with the prop if you want a copy.

I check the bolts at annual.

I have removed mine and painted it a couple of times.

I used an enamel paint for wood.

There is a...
Forum: Propellers 04-20-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,315
Posted By caryr
My Aymer Demuth prop is 68 x 78 on a O-360 RV-7

My Aymer Demuth prop is 68 x 78

on a O-360 RV-7
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,272
Posted By caryr
Do people just 'watch' Flightaware, like...

Do people just 'watch' Flightaware, like television??
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-16-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,220
Posted By caryr
The guy at Triple Tree has a completely different...

The guy at Triple Tree has a completely different type checkbook and budget than the poore boys in T'ville have.

We have tried a static roller and didn't get much improvement.

The vibrator type...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-29-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,237
Posted By caryr
http://www.skydynamics.com/frame.htm I have a 4...

http://www.skydynamics.com/frame.htm

I have a 4 into 1 set of these.

I think I just bought them to be "Vetterman" different.

Been on for several years now.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,924
Posted By caryr
Dennis All I could find was the SNF radio...

Dennis

All I could find was the SNF radio feed.

On the multimedia button on the SNF site.

FiFi is in the pattern right now.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-27-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,490
Posted By caryr
http://www.aviatorshotline.com/aircraft-press-rele...

http://www.aviatorshotline.com/aircraft-press-releases/divco-inc-worlds-leading-crankcase-repair-station



Or Aircraft Specialities

for case repair.

I believe you have a core worth $ 5K at best.
Forum: RV-1 03-05-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,241
Posted By caryr
How could a guy that appears to be 5'-6" need a...

How could a guy that appears to be 5'-6" need a toilet seat booster? LOL
Forum: Propellers 02-22-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,797
Posted By caryr
Michael John DeMuth, 63, of Old Whitmire Highway,...

Michael John DeMuth, 63, of Old Whitmire Highway, Newberry, SC, formerly of Ellicott City, MD, died Friday, February 3, 2012 at his residence. He was born December 22, 1948 in Baltimore City, MD a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,392
Posted By caryr
In my opinion, and that's what it is, the Lake...

In my opinion, and that's what it is, the Lake parker muster circle is too close to the event. OSH FSK arrival is much further away from OSH runway and it makes everyone single file over a good...
Forum: Propellers 02-16-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,797
Posted By caryr
Sid I have owned 2 Aymer-Demuth props Mike...

Sid


I have owned 2 Aymer-Demuth props

Mike will make you a great prop.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,730
Posted By caryr
Take your battery to a battery shop and have them...

Take your battery to a battery shop and have them test for cold crank amps.

I bet its lower than acceptable.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-13-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,767
Posted By caryr
Wad up several towels of soft cushion material...

Wad up several towels of soft cushion material and stuff the inside of the leading edge skin with it.

You WILL drop a bucking bar and it WILL ding the leading edge.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-10-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,227
Posted By caryr
I install the mechanism, like Sam did, and...

I install the mechanism, like Sam did, and shortened the arm to only protrude thru the sub panel.

I have removed the canopy once since 2004 for maintenance issues.
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