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Forum: RV-10 Yesterday, 06:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,666
Posted By Dad's RV-10
This thread drifted and never really answered the...

This thread drifted and never really answered the OP's question.

Given all of the recent discussion about gust locks, has anyone devised an effective solution to accommodate the Control Approach...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,327
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Roadjunkie1, Photo01 is seeking parking for a...

Roadjunkie1, Photo01 is seeking parking for a Beechcraft T-6A Texan II.

Maybe I'm mistaken but it sounds like you're suggesting parking for vintage North American T-6 Texan (SNJ).

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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-01-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Tiedown ring picture: 28894

Tiedown ring picture:

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2022, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,415
Posted By Dad's RV-10
You wrote that Vic Syracuse "does not like 6...

You wrote that Vic Syracuse "does not like 6 cylinder P-mags."

Can you elaborate?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,088
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Sorry for the circumstancial reply but every time...

Sorry for the circumstancial reply but every time I've ever had a solenoid "click", followed by a second successful start attempt, it has always been a weak or failing battery.

That's not to say it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2022, 03:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By Dad's RV-10
"No matter how sophisticated your Aircraft Models...

"No matter how sophisticated your Aircraft Models Livery may be, Modelworks is bound to replicate your Airplanes graphics perfectly."

Modelworks RV-4...
Forum: Midwest 07-23-2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,899
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Picture adjusted for those who aren't wearing a...

Picture adjusted for those who aren't wearing a parachute.

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Forum: RV-10 07-18-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 937
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Here's a link...

Here's a link (https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=207683&highlight=passenger) to a recent thread on a similar topic, which contains a link to another thread...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,120
Posted By Dad's RV-10
The specific valve in Gasman's link is the...

The specific valve in Gasman's link is the 7/16-20 version.
Forum: RV-10 07-16-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,700
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Pics rotated 28218 28219 28220

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Forum: RV-10 07-16-2022, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 684
Posted By Dad's RV-10
When did you place your order?

When did you place your order?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-14-2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By Dad's RV-10
28148.....

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Forum: International 07-09-2022, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By Dad's RV-10
If you're willing to make the two hour drive...

If you're willing to make the two hour drive (each way), IWM Duxford (https://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-duxford) is definitely worth the visit.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-09-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Dad's RV-10
The info is in Scott's linked-to post...

The info is in Scott's linked-to post (https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=197220&highlight=drill+carb) but for ease of locating:

Marvel-Schebler Service Bulletin #A11-62...
Forum: Reviews 07-08-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I recently sent my 25+ year old H20-10X (early...

I recently sent my 25+ year old H20-10X (early noise canceling model) and H20-10 to DC for overhaul. They both had been sitting in the closet for nearly two decades.

The 20-10X was overhauled for...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-08-2022, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By Dad's RV-10
"All Horizon 10.1 and Sport 10.1 EFIS models with...

"All Horizon 10.1 and Sport 10.1 EFIS models with serial numbers between 3000 and 3140."
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 27,286
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Sealed Bid Insurance RV-6 Auction...

Sealed Bid Insurance RV-6 Auction (https://www.underwriterssalvagecompany.com/Listing/Details/677370/1991-Vans-RV6)

Could be a worthwhile project at the right price for someone with the right...
Forum: RV-10 07-05-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Your link is not working but here's your...

Your link is not working but here's your pic:

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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-24-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Pic rotated: 27443

Pic rotated:

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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-21-2022, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Just some additional power. I decided on 9:1. ...

Just some additional power. I decided on 9:1.

Thanks for the comments.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-20-2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By Dad's RV-10
10:1 IO-540 - Your Personal Experiences?

My RV-10 will have dual P-mags and Airflow Systems air conditioning. It will be based in Florida.

The engine is at a well known & reputable shop for IRAN and we're discussing boosting the...
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-19-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,452
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Pics posted from Dropbox...

Pics posted from Dropbox link:

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Forum: RV-14 06-15-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,932
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Again, I have zero peroneal experience but I've...

Again, I have zero peroneal experience but I've been reading about the EngineBridge wifi controller/monitor (https://www.enginebridge.com/product/eiwifi/) and will probably install that along with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I communicated with Bill yesterday via email. He...

I communicated with Bill yesterday via email. He was ill last week and said he's been in catch-up mode.
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,932
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I have little to offer from personal experience...

I have little to offer from personal experience but just yesterday I ordered two 6 cylinder P-Mags for my IO-540.

I believe in the product and Brad has a good reputation for providing support, so...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-09-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,425
Posted By Dad's RV-10
To be clear, the P-Mags have a total of 981 hours...

To be clear, the P-Mags have a total of 981 hours on them? And 431 hours ago (at 550 hours) they were serviced to include new bearings?

Just trying to get some data points. Keep us posted!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-08-2022, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,015
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Thanks for the excellent info, Walt.

Thanks for the excellent info, Walt.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-08-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,015
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Thanks Walt. Do you know historically how...

Thanks Walt. Do you know historically how often/how many times there have been updates released for the 23ES?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Go to Etsy.com and put "custom baseball hat" in...

Go to Etsy.com and put "custom baseball hat" in the search field. There are thousands of results.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-08-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,015
Posted By Dad's RV-10
The GTX 23ES is not invited to the party?

The GTX 23ES is not invited to the party?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2022, 05:46 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,342
Posted By Dad's RV-10
If it's the same as Aircraft Registration...

If it's the same as Aircraft Registration department, according to this link (https://www.faa.gov/licenses_certificates/aircraft_certification/aircraft_registry/), as of today (6/3/22) they are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,468
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Any others receive the "new" James RV-10 cowl?...

Any others receive the "new" James RV-10 cowl?

Feedback?
Forum: RV-10 06-02-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Bill was traveling. I think he returned on...

Bill was traveling. I think he returned on 5/30. He replied to my email two days ago and should be shipping my system this week.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2022, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By Dad's RV-10
It'd probably be easiest to file from A to B,...

It'd probably be easiest to file from A to B, request a hold with 10 mile legs and request a block altitude in the hold.
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,862
Posted By Dad's RV-10
There are numerous ties downs mentioned in this...

There are numerous ties downs mentioned in this thread.

Which "these" did you install?
Forum: RV-3 05-30-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,664
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I just found a set of Lord J-9613-12 mounts. ...

I just found a set of Lord J-9613-12 mounts. They have a cure date on the label of 4/12 but no documentation in the box.

I assume these are not worth using?

EDIT: I found this thread via...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-28-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,601
Posted By Dad's RV-10
For those who want a push button starter and a...

For those who want a push button starter and a modicum of additional security, how about mounting a simple magnetic interrupt in the center console or kick panel, away from anything that could be...
Forum: RV-14 05-24-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,922
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Pic rotated. 26221

Pic rotated.

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Forum: Electrical Systems 05-24-2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,749
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I thought that's exactly what I posted in the...

I thought that's exactly what I posted in the image??? Oh well.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-23-2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,749
Posted By Dad's RV-10
ES-FA-PA-450-12-5 is the flap motor. 26139

ES-FA-PA-450-12-5 is the flap motor.


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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 857
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Congrats! Just be sure to stay away from the...

Congrats!

Just be sure to stay away from the cans! He hates these cans!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-13-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,420
Posted By Dad's RV-10
No problem!

No problem!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-13-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,420
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I think you miss understood my intent. I didn't...

I think you miss understood my intent. I didn't mean to imply any engine issue is something to be taken lightly.

I mearly meant the fact that you found a fuel leak when you might not otherwise...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-13-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,420
Posted By Dad's RV-10
At the risk of stating the obvious, it appears...

At the risk of stating the obvious, it appears it's a very good thing your relatively benign roll-out stall issue drew you under the cowl to discover a fuel leak before something much worse...
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2022, 06:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,139
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Thanks very much.

Thanks very much.
Forum: RV-10 04-30-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,139
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Either of you have pics you can post?

Either of you have pics you can post?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By Dad's RV-10
According to the manual, it's an Auxiliary...

According to the manual, it's an Auxiliary Ammeter for a standby alternator or battery.

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Forum: RV-10 04-06-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 805,092
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Excellent! Congrats Krea!

Excellent! Congrats Krea!
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-10-2022, 07:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,018
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Maybe I'm stuck on an old way of thinking but...

Maybe I'm stuck on an old way of thinking but I've never been a fan of treating a breaker as a switch.

I don't have any empirical data and maybe my concerns are not valid but I've always felt that...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-08-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,487
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Picture rotated. 23124

Picture rotated.

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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-01-2022, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,778
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Pic way too cool to be sideways :) 22860

Pic way too cool to be sideways :)

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Forum: RV-10 02-25-2022, 05:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,118
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Pic rotated. What's the total capacity? 22637

Pic rotated. What's the total capacity?

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Forum: RV-10 02-23-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By Dad's RV-10
FYI, there's an "Edit" button in the lower right...

FYI, there's an "Edit" button in the lower right corner of your posts.


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Forum: RV-10 02-13-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I searched the forum and couldn't find any...

I searched the forum and couldn't find any discussion about a redesigned RV-10 mount, other than what's discussed and linked-to in this thread.

Does anyone know what drove the redesign?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,031
Posted By Dad's RV-10
When was the new style mount introduced?

When was the new style mount introduced?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,863
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I'd like to install this in an inspection plate...

I'd like to install this in an inspection plate on the belly for ease of serviceability.

Is there a common Van's part number for an inspection plate kit that would be suitable?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-24-2022, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,824
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Your new panel looks great. What was your...

Your new panel looks great. What was your experience retrofitting the Throttle/Prop/Mixture to the console/armrest location?


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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,625
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Possibly the RV Bits Wingtip Lighting Module...

Possibly the RV Bits Wingtip Lighting Module (https://flyboyaccessories.com/product/rv-bits-wingtip-lighting-module)?
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,132
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Yes, the radio section of the panel is angled...

Yes, the radio section of the panel is angled slightly toward the left seat pilot.

I'm not 100% sure but I think the vertical dimensions are the same between the 10" EFIS and 310 panel.

I...
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,293
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Bill, we're discussing the RV-10. Looks like you...

Bill, we're discussing the RV-10. Looks like you have an RV-7.
Forum: Florida (Central) 01-07-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By Dad's RV-10
That's the plan. 👍

That's the plan. 👍
Forum: Florida (Central) 01-07-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Yes, that's why I'm trying to see if there are...

Yes, that's why I'm trying to see if there are any established airports (not fly-in communities) near civilization where I could build or buy a box hangar.
Forum: RV-10 01-07-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,293
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Thanks for clarifying. In the photo, it looked...

Thanks for clarifying. In the photo, it looked like your lights were installed in the wingtips.

I'm surprised you experienced a dark area directly ahead of the aircraft with the lighting in the...
Forum: RV-10 01-07-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,293
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Based on your pic, I assume you mean you did the...

Based on your pic, I assume you mean you did the wing tip lights and weren't happy with the lighting directly ahead?
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