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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-14-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By Flyhud
Check your PMís Tom

Check your PMís

Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-07-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Flyhud
I believe this is the gasket you are searching...

I believe this is the gasket you are searching for.

https://airflowperformance.com/index.php/product/fm-150-rsa-5-inlet-gasket/
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-06-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Flyhud
http://www.aircraftspecialties.aero/cap-valve-stem...

http://www.aircraftspecialties.aero/cap-valve-stem-exhaust-rotator-20-per-pack-17c19386/


This is the cap / (exhaust valve rotator) As I recall if you can see the valve retainers, you are missing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Flyhud
The come bare, you can paint it or take it to...

The come bare, you can paint it or take it to your local powder coater.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-14-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By Flyhud
Iíll take them, pm sent

Iíll take them, pm sent
Forum: RV-4 04-04-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By Flyhud
I got some of this felt strip, ran a strip around...

I got some of this felt strip, ran a strip around the back edge of the canopy skirt, problem...
Forum: RV-4 04-02-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By Flyhud
Mine is doing the same thing, itís coming from...

Mine is doing the same thing, itís coming from the rear area where the canopy skirt meets the fuselage. I havenít come up with a good solution yet, when my wife is riding in the back she stuffs a...
Forum: ADS-B 02-21-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Flyhud
Your question is a little confusing, but I think...

Your question is a little confusing, but I think you are asking if the exterior mounted antenna you are using on your stratus 3i will work with a GDL 50, the answer is yes.

You should have two...
Forum: RV-4 01-31-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,184
Posted By Flyhud
I would recommend replacing the panel, itís not...

I would recommend replacing the panel, itís not difficult, probable less work than an overlay, you will gain valuable real estate with a new panel vs an overlay and it will look better, last I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-30-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,218
Posted By Flyhud
I used a P-Touch label maker to print white on...

I used a P-Touch label maker to print white on clear labels to go on a dark grey panel. Trimmed the labels to just slightly wider than the height of the lettering. After attaching the labels, I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-30-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By Flyhud
Use the blue AN fittings, the brass fittings are...

Use the blue AN fittings, the brass fittings are compression fittings for use with the nylon brake lines.
Forum: Texas (North) 01-30-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By Flyhud
There is a good one on the north end of Terrell...

There is a good one on the north end of Terrell Municipal (KTRL)

7675
Forum: RV-4 01-26-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By Flyhud
Started with this. It works great, but this part...

Started with this. It works great, but this part took a LOT of whittling to make it work and reasonably lightweight. A lathe and milling machine would make easy work of this, but alas I donít have...
Forum: RV-4 01-26-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By Flyhud
7505 This is how I installed my roll servo in...

7505

This is how I installed my roll servo in the bay behind the foot wells.
Forum: RV-4 01-21-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 261,049
Posted By Flyhud
Thank you! Your comments mirrored my design goals.

Thank you! Your comments mirrored my design goals.
Forum: RV-4 01-21-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 261,049
Posted By Flyhud
I went with MGL because basically what they...

I went with MGL because basically what they offered size wise fit. I made a good choice,I really like the engine monitor and the N-16/Vega, it all works really well, displays are really bright.
Forum: RV-4 01-21-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 261,049
Posted By Flyhud
Paul Swearingen built the quadrant knobs for me!...

Paul Swearingen built the quadrant knobs for me! He does nice work.

https://www.3dstickandrudder.com/shop/jet-set-boeing-777-200-with-ptt
Forum: RV-4 01-19-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 261,049
Posted By Flyhud
My Rv-4 Panel

7156

This is my RV-4 panel.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-19-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 52,852
Posted By Flyhud
7155 Photo test

7155


Photo test
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-18-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By Flyhud
I have a N-16 connected through a Vega to my G3X...

I have a N-16 connected through a Vega to my G3X touch. I went to the hangar today and here is what I can tell you about how mine works.

- You can tune a nav standby frequency on the GDU, however,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,362
Posted By Flyhud
I installed a MGL N-16 with a Vega controller. It...

I installed a MGL N-16 with a Vega controller. It uses SL-30 protocol and works fine with the G3x. It can also functions completely independent of the G3X, which is one reason I went this route. If...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By Flyhud
Learned something new, Walt, thanks for...

Learned something new, Walt, thanks for clarifying, I did not realize the non touch required the GDL 39.

Steve, this is good advise on purchasing the installation kit. I did not, but I didnít save...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-12-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By Flyhud
Exclamation I think you are asking if you can get adsb...

I think you are asking if you can get adsb weather and traffic to display on the Garmin screens with the GRT adsb setup, the answer is no. If you want to display weather and traffic you must have a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-08-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,375
Posted By Flyhud
I ordered a package of these from Zoro after...

I ordered a package of these from Zoro after finding them and also looked up the manufacturers website, I figured they were cheap enough to buy some just to get my hands on them and see if they were...
Forum: Tools 12-31-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,106
Posted By Flyhud
+1 on the Kobalt Quiet Tech. I purchased this one...

+1 on the Kobalt Quiet Tech. I purchased this one itís unbelievably quiet and has performed...
Forum: RV-4 12-31-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By Flyhud
Jeff (op), email sent with photos of the detail...

Jeff (op), email sent with photos of the detail in my plans set. The change was made in March 1998. Feel free to post any of the photos I sent you on this forum for future users.
Forum: RV-4 12-31-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By Flyhud
I did this recently on an older build. The detail...

I did this recently on an older build. The detail is on a newer set of plans that I have. Shoot me a pm with your email and I will send you photos of the plans detail and my installation.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-30-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,758
Posted By Flyhud
I bought a set of these to try, very high quality...

I bought a set of these to try, very high quality machined parts. Shipping took about six weeks from Belarus. These have been working fine on my O-320 for a couple hundred...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-17-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 894
Posted By Flyhud
I have used this stuff, it works great and easy...

I have used this stuff, it works great and easy to remove, goes on with a roller. A quart was plenty for my rv-4 canopy.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/cspages/discoat4220plexiglass1.php
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-01-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By Flyhud
Fairings Etc. makes these in stainless steel....

Fairings Etc. makes these in stainless steel. Have a pair on my -4 nice product.
Forum: RV-4 08-18-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,049
Posted By Flyhud
Check your private messages and Iíll send you...

Check your private messages and Iíll send you info and photos of my setup.

Tom
Forum: Rocket 08-04-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,682
Posted By Flyhud
If this is an RV-4 I simply went around the flap...

If this is an RV-4 I simply went around the flap torque tube, as have quite a few others. Here are a few links that may be...
Forum: Safety 08-03-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 24,302
Posted By Flyhud
The screws appear to be AN525, they have the same...

The screws appear to be AN525, they have the same shear and tensile strength as an AN bolt of the same size. They also have similar shank tolerances. Iím not advocating or defending the use of these,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,067
Posted By Flyhud
This would work, price is...

This would work, price is...
Forum: Rocket 07-17-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,525
Posted By Flyhud
Scott, Send an email to tomhudspeth@yahoo.com...

Scott,

Send an email to tomhudspeth@yahoo.com and I will reply with footwell dimensions and installation photos.

Tom
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-28-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,247
Posted By Flyhud
Paul Swearingen does some pretty trick stuff with...

Paul Swearingen does some pretty trick stuff with smoke switches, If one of his off the shelf products doesn?t work for your application, he can do just about any kind of custom setup you can think...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-18-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,234
Posted By Flyhud
I replaced the spring on my rv-4, clamped both...

I replaced the spring on my rv-4, clamped both springs in between two pieces of angle iron with the old spring on top, using the old spring hole as a drill guide. Aligned and clamped it all up on my...
Forum: ADS-B 05-18-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,012
Posted By Flyhud
It’s not really a matter of one or the other, and...

It’s not really a matter of one or the other, and you are correct you don’t need to feed adsb info to your display, the echo can send this data wirelessly to you handheld/iPad etc. For the simplest...
Forum: ADS-B 05-18-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,012
Posted By Flyhud
Jim, That’s good info, I assumed the logic was...

Jim,
That’s good info, I assumed the logic was the same for the other sniffing units, so I haven’t even tried to use the anonymous feature. Im sniffing now after an unsuccessful attempt at...
Forum: ADS-B 05-18-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,012
Posted By Flyhud
Your 327 will work fine with the Echo, either...

Your 327 will work fine with the Echo, either hardwired with the “mux” or by sniffing, either way is fine, only advantage to the hardwire/mux setup is the ability to use anonymous mode. The sniffing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,128
Posted By Flyhud
I drilled through the bracket and the torque tube...

I drilled through the bracket and the torque tube and tapped the bracket with a 10-32, used a drilled head bolt for safety wire. If you go this route, be warned the bracket is a lot bulkier than it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,128
Posted By Flyhud
I ran into this dilemma also, this is what I...

I ran into this dilemma also, this is what I used, (see link) I had to whittle it down quite a bit to get it lighter, but it works good. I also have foot wells and mounted the servo in the bay aft of...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-01-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By Flyhud
Bob, at Fairings Etc. Makes a really nice...

Bob, at Fairings Etc. Makes a really nice stainless steel version of these brackets. They are very nice products and much stronger.

http://www.fairings-etc.com/Order_Form.html
Forum: RV-4 02-08-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,104
Posted By Flyhud
Check your email I?ll send you some photos of...

Check your email I?ll send you some photos of mine.

Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-28-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,410
Posted By Flyhud
May just be a stuck ring, you can try the Rislone...

May just be a stuck ring, you can try the Rislone trick, get the cylinder on the compression stroke with the bottom plug in, pour about 12 oz of Rislone down the top plug hole, replace the top plug...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-16-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,148
Posted By Flyhud
You can thin high temp rtv with Naptha or wick...

You can thin high temp rtv with Naptha or wick type lighter fluid such as Ronsons. I have used this method with good results. MEK, and Acetone will not thin rtv in my experience.
Forum: Painting your RV 12-08-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,475
Posted By Flyhud
Interior Paint

I painted my interior with a two part epoxy primer from Summit Racing, it?s very easy to work with and produced a nice flat/satin finish. I bought a quart each of grey and white and mixed them to get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,428
Posted By Flyhud
I’ve had good results with an instrument hole...

I’ve had good results with an instrument hole punch like this.

https://aircraft-tool.com/shop/detail.aspx?id=123C&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,108
Posted By Flyhud
You could match drill it using the old tank...

You could match drill it using the old tank skins, this would require disassembling and cutting up your old tanks.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-31-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,072
Posted By Flyhud
After taking a look at the ACK manual, It looks...

After taking a look at the ACK manual, It looks like if you wire the test rig up as shown in the manual using the photo as a reference for determining led polarity, you will wire it backwards. The...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-30-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,072
Posted By Flyhud
Thanks for the follow up on your solution, I was...

Thanks for the follow up on your solution, I was aware that the test rig is polarity sensitive, I actually soldered up two of them, closely following the ACK instructions, I paid particular attention...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-27-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,072
Posted By Flyhud
My ACK is doing the same thing connected to...

My ACK is doing the same thing connected to Garmin G3x, checked wiring, baud rates, config etc. just get a steady light on the test setup with good satellite coverage. Interested to see what other...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-26-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 54,827
Posted By Flyhud
The rear tank bulkhead is .032.

The rear tank bulkhead is .032.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-26-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 54,827
Posted By Flyhud
Looks like you are making good progress! I am in...

Looks like you are making good progress! I am in the process of rebuilding an RV-4, my tanks had a few seeping areas and were sloshed as well. Having done quite a bit of fuel tank work in the past I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-22-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,542
Posted By Flyhud
Nothing to worry about as far as spinning a...

Nothing to worry about as far as spinning a bearing, leave the cylinder base nuts off. The primary thing you need to be careful of is protecting the case, rod and piston from getting boogered up....
Forum: Propellers 10-05-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,819
Posted By Flyhud
This looks like a very nice setup, 69” on the...

This looks like a very nice setup, 69” on the O-320 would sure look sharp on my -4. Interested in seeing some performance numbers. Thanks for posting!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,244
Posted By Flyhud
You could put it in your throttle lever, Paul...

You could put it in your throttle lever, Paul Swearingen at 3D stick and rudder has some really nice products made specifically for this.

https://www.3dstickandrudder.com/
Forum: RV-14 09-19-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,785
Posted By Flyhud
I don’t think it’s appropriate to ask for pics of...

I don’t think it’s appropriate to ask for pics of other guys wives...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-17-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,474
Posted By Flyhud
Cummins has a pretty good how-to video for their...

Cummins has a pretty good how-to video for their aluminum spinners, the technique is applicable to any spinner.

https://www.cumminspinners.com/how-to-complete-your-rv-spinner.html
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 579
Posted By Flyhud
Quadrant knob with TO/GA for G3X!

I?m installing a G3X system in my RV-4. I was searching for a solution and placement for my takeoff / go around switch. A lot of builders place the switch somewhere near the throttle quadrant on the...
Forum: RV-4 09-15-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By Flyhud
I believe the larger holes in the front are to...

I believe the larger holes in the front are to accommodate a bushing that allows the seatbelt attach to pivot, I have the same setup with the crow harness, but will have to go look at my installation...
Forum: Steam Gauges 09-13-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By Flyhud
Try some light weight sewing machine type oil, If...

Try some light weight sewing machine type oil, If it’s just for vfr /training purposes and you can get it to work I say why not. You can “bench” check these with compressed air to get it to spin up....
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-08-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,424
Posted By Flyhud
The fuel drain valves are “rebuildable” there is...

The fuel drain valves are “rebuildable” there is an o-ring that is easily replaced once the drain valve is removed. Try this link for more...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-01-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,099
Posted By Flyhud
I’ve used this, available on the aviation supply...

I’ve used this, available on the aviation supply aisle at Home Depot.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Nashua-Tape-1-in-x-3-33-yd-Stretch-and-Seal-Self-Fusing-Silicone-Tape-in-Blue-1113519/204002500
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