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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,395
Posted By snoop9erdog
The username of the guy that posted was...

The username of the guy that posted was Stewbronco from Langley BC

Try him
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-10-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By snoop9erdog
G3x w/Aera760 or 2nd G3x Screen

Getting ready to make final avionics purchase

Plan is to use the G3X system 10". GTN 625 Navigator, GMU 11, GSU 25, GTX 45R or 35R XPDR, GTR 200B, G5, and a GDL 51R for weather and Music.

My...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-03-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,775
Posted By snoop9erdog
760

Those of you using the Aera 760. Is a second G3x screen on the right side more advantageous than the 760 mounted to the right? Wiill the 760 do most everythign a second G3X screen would do? The...
Forum: RV-4 09-20-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,054
Posted By snoop9erdog
Where are you buying the PPG paint and Primer?

Where are you buying the PPG paint and Primer?
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-08-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By snoop9erdog
Pitot tube mast with installed bottom skin

My question is what did you do to get the bottom skin to slide over the flap bracket in the notch of the skin and then still be able to slide the skin over the close clearance opening for the pitot...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-07-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,047
Posted By snoop9erdog
Bottom skin fit with pitot mast

Matt,

I plumbed my pitot tube lines similarly. But my question is what did you do to get the bottom skin to slide over the flap bracket in the notch of the skin and then still be able to slide the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-02-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 906
Views: 1,268,000
Posted By snoop9erdog
Red

Nice Red. What color of red is that if you don't mind sharing.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-22-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,472
Posted By snoop9erdog
HP

I'll take the extra 20 HP @ 5700 ft. elevation/density altitude.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,176
Posted By snoop9erdog
Harley

Just picked up a 2010 Harley Fatboy Lo with 3800 total miles on it. I live in a rural area (lots of Elk and Deer though) so not a lot of traffic and it will save gas on my 60 mile daily commute to...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-30-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By snoop9erdog
Camera Hard Wiring

All,

For those of you that have mounted external cameras on the wing tip, etc...are you hard wiring the cameras so that you don't need to deal with short life batteries? How do you turn on....or do...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,847
Posted By snoop9erdog
Mine is Similar

Mike will be about the same Mike. Mine starts at the magnetometer in the right wing to the right wing servo, then thru the panel Garmin Components, then hangs a 90 to the fuselage pitch servo where...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,847
Posted By snoop9erdog
Question

If the max recommended length is 66' and you are at 61'.........

Rest easy tonight and build on....correct?
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-20-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,983
Posted By snoop9erdog
Petes Video

Watch Pete's awesome video and then compare it to your RV12 landings. Or if, not flying yet, maybe a 12 driver will put their .02 in.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-19-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,514
Posted By snoop9erdog
GTN Self dimming?

Can you go in and dim the GTN or G3X within the unit? If so, is there a real need other than convenience to have the dimmer?
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-16-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,656
Posted By snoop9erdog
Hilarious

LOL Craig.......

In other words.....don't even go there
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-15-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,852
Posted By snoop9erdog
Oil Cooler

Is the new thing now to mount the oil cooler to the firewall? Advantages? No baffle cracking?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-05-2021, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,061
Posted By snoop9erdog
Power Supply

What about running the avionics off of a Power Supply? If ok, what are people using? I don't mean to hijack the thread though.....
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-04-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thanks

Thanks for the comments. I checked the continuity and shorts last night from the right wing mounted GMU 11 to the Roll servo and all was good. That's a good check practice sequence John, thank you.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-03-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By snoop9erdog
Garmin Can BUS Testing

Is there a recommended procedure for testing the CAN BUS circuits prior to sealing up with shrink wrap to catch any issues? Prior to finishing the backshell connections. Can someone recommended...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-20-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,759
Posted By snoop9erdog
Walt, Should one put the GMU 11 on the IBBS as...

Walt,
Should one put the GMU 11 on the IBBS as well or would that be unnecessary?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-11-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,568
Posted By snoop9erdog
Ok yes I should have stated no ferrous...

Ok yes I should have stated no ferrous tools......but nobody has answered the question. What if i do use a normal ferrous tool? a big deal? Does it screw up the magnetometer innerds?

The...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-11-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,568
Posted By snoop9erdog
GMU 11 Magnetometer

Garmin manuals call out to install the magnetometer with non magnetic tools. Those tools are not easily found.....titanium nut driver, screwdriver, etc. How critical is it that this must be adhered...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-28-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,754
Posted By snoop9erdog
Skinwalker Ranch

Vlad,

Exists a Ranch in NE Utah dubbed the Skinwalker Ranch not too far from you. Google it. Intriguing to say the least. Pretty sure it?s not on the UDOT list, but would make for a beautiful fly...
Forum: RV-14 03-11-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,441
Posted By snoop9erdog
Jake send me some pics of your mod if you can. ...

Jake send me some pics of your mod if you can.

Thx
Forum: Fiberglass 02-22-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,482
Posted By snoop9erdog
Aft skirt

Thx Larry and my Oregon friend for the tips. Great info.

I have 2 yards of the 9 oz/yard and both BID and UNI Rutan fabrics from spruce, but I don’t have carbon fiber. I had planned on just using...
Forum: Fiberglass 02-22-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,482
Posted By snoop9erdog
For you fiberglass gurus

I?m in the process of laying up layers on the slider Rv9 aft skirt. I?ve prepped the area and closed the gap between the canopy and the aft skin with poster board with packing tape for easy release....
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-22-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 26,674
Posted By snoop9erdog
Sorry for your loss Allan. Hang in there prayers...

Sorry for your loss Allan. Hang in there prayers headed your way.
Forum: Fiberglass 02-08-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,849
Posted By snoop9erdog
1/8? wide tape

Hi all. I?ve followed a few people whom have used that thin tape for your perimeter shapes because you can radius it tight,etc. I checked Lowe?s doesn?t have it and not even our local sherwin...
Forum: Interiors 10-20-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,422
Posted By snoop9erdog
Lemke

I am currently getting a full interior package done from Robert Lemke
out of Germany and he is excellent to work with. I know he has already done sheepskin for others. email him at...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-20-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,040
Posted By snoop9erdog
Very Nice

Steve,

That was stunning scenery and a very nicely made video. Great job!

If you don't mind me asking, what cameras are you using and what video editing software are you using or recommend?

Thx
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-11-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,309
Posted By snoop9erdog
PM me with your email Tom and I'd be glad to...

PM me with your email Tom and I'd be glad to share photos of what I did. I don't have the portion from the servo to the sub panel done yet but planned to run through the Van's designed center hole...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,029
Posted By snoop9erdog
Wing Mount

Can this bracket be utilized in the wing with the GMU-11?
Forum: Reviews 07-16-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By snoop9erdog
Much truth to what you said Mark.......but maybe...

Much truth to what you said Mark.......but maybe they are turning over a new leaf.
Forum: Reviews 07-16-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By snoop9erdog
Happy to report that Todd from Princeton sent me...

Happy to report that Todd from Princeton sent me an email very quickly and I should have them soon. Impressed.
Forum: Reviews 07-16-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By snoop9erdog
Princeton Electronics

Has anybody recently dealt with Princeton? I ordered two of their capacitance converters early this month. I sent them an email recently and their voice mail is full so I can't leave a message. ...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-26-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,839
Posted By snoop9erdog
The space between the panel and the sub......the...

The space between the panel and the sub......the sub to the firewall seems to be about the same distance/length
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-26-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,968
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thx Geoff....exactly what I was looking for

Thx Geoff....exactly what I was looking for
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-26-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,839
Posted By snoop9erdog
I mounted my GTX45R(tray removable with...

I mounted my GTX45R(tray removable with nutplates) behind the right sub panel (vertical rectangular opening in the sub panel) along side the right rib. That way all I need to do is remove the 460...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-26-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,968
Posted By snoop9erdog
What is the best place to purchase these...

What is the best place to purchase these antennas? I also follow Bruce's site. It's excellent. Thx Bruce for the thorough documentation of your 9 build!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 22,881
Posted By snoop9erdog
I initially was going 9A, but didn't like the...

I initially was going 9A, but didn't like the delicate nose gear design. So I switched to a tail wheel configuration. Plus I have always wanted to learn the skill.

After Bill Repucci let me...
Forum: Painting your RV 06-20-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,625
Posted By snoop9erdog
What is your process...or the preferred process...

What is your process...or the preferred process for cleaning the aluminum prior to a vinyl application? Did you use the cutting tape for your edges where it butts up to a boundary or paint?

What...
Forum: International 06-05-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,740
Posted By snoop9erdog
I just got back from Brazil a month ago and while...

I just got back from Brazil a month ago and while I absolutely love the brasileiros, (eu te amo) and their culture, and I plan to go back often.....someday with the RV island hopping down to South...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,032
Posted By snoop9erdog
Steve G3Xexpert got with me and got me squared...

Steve G3Xexpert got with me and got me squared away.

If it helps anyone....most transducers are powered by the GEA24, however the manual calls for the higher power hogs such as the Princeton to be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,032
Posted By snoop9erdog
Capacitive Senders with G3X and wiring

For those of you using a g3X and needing capacitive fuel senders, did you go with the Princeton or another model of sender? The manual calls out Skysports or Westach also.

The wiring diarams of...
Forum: Interiors 06-02-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,338
Posted By snoop9erdog
Keith I?ve got one on order too. Heard nothing...

Keith I?ve got one on order too. Heard nothing but good things on the interior package. I?m about 16 weeks out for delivery.

Robert is very easy to work with. The hardest and most difficult part...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,277
Posted By snoop9erdog
An Adam A500 entered!...nice. I worked on those...

An Adam A500 entered!...nice. I worked on those in a previous life. Curious as to how many are still flying today.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,277
Posted By snoop9erdog
Woohooo......nice results. I actually see a 9 in...

Woohooo......nice results. I actually see a 9 in there.....
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-21-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,861
Posted By snoop9erdog
How is the clown 9 doing Al? Sounds like you are...

How is the clown 9 doing Al? Sounds like you are enjoying it. If I recall, Bill R gave you some 9 time? I'm hoping to get a little as well as I'm headed to SC in early June. He gave me a good...
Forum: International 05-15-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,517
Posted By snoop9erdog
GFB, Interesting that you posted this as one of...

GFB,

Interesting that you posted this as one of by bucket lists is to hop the islands down the Bahamas and tour Brazil for a month. So I will be all ears on the responses as far as trip...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-15-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,502
Posted By snoop9erdog
Bavafa, Why not just eliminate the pass thru...

Bavafa,

Why not just eliminate the pass thru function of the TCW rather than place a relay? Or would it have been better to wire like that (eliminate passthru) in the first place? Asking because...
Forum: Florida (South) 05-13-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,680
Posted By snoop9erdog
User name MarkW is in FL and he has a sweet...

User name MarkW is in FL and he has a sweet 9.....maybe could check it out and look him up
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 05-13-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,197
Posted By snoop9erdog
Very cool Greg. Way to utilize that ticket. I...

Very cool Greg. Way to utilize that ticket. I plan on doing the same and getting IFR current again too. It might be with foggles. Hard to get those conditions here in the Southwest though.
Forum: Florida (South) 05-13-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,680
Posted By snoop9erdog
Your mission sounds a lot like mine. Not too...

Your mission sounds a lot like mine. Not too interested in aerobatics anymore but want to get from A to B quickly....and if not power back and go low and slow.

Either the 7 or 9 will give you that....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-13-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 33,427
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thx for the info Dave. Besides the PFD 460, GSU...

Thx for the info Dave. Besides the PFD 460, GSU 25, and GEA24.....I'm contemplating placing my GTN 625 and GAD 29 on the IBBS as well. But I also want the IBBS to be a separate system. I'm not...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-12-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 33,427
Posted By snoop9erdog
Dave, I?m curious, with no backup power pin on...

Dave,
I?m curious, with no backup power pin on the GTN, how did you connect the GTN to the IBBS? Did you use TCW?s wiring and utilize the passthru?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 21,637
Posted By snoop9erdog
Seat back Height

Dmat.....would you go with extended normal height or the shorter height seats then?
Forum: Safety 05-08-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,195
Posted By snoop9erdog
Solution

I have the Solution:

You and your wife fly to Portland and schedule a Rv14 flight...or in any of the other models. Let her see how docile (yet great X country birds) and total performance they...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-23-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,150
Posted By snoop9erdog
Here is my plan and simple architecture I tend...

Here is my plan and simple architecture

I tend to agree with the outdated e-buss architecture for the modern day EFIS systems: For a dual screen G3X System with CB's to pull and shut down...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-22-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 816
Posted By snoop9erdog
send me your email and I will send you my...

send me your email and I will send you my subpanel rib modification photos for the G3x......
Forum: RV-14 04-18-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,237
Posted By snoop9erdog
I'm planning on Pitot in the left wing,...

I'm planning on Pitot in the left wing, Magnetometer right wing (don't want it in the bag because I'm going tailwheel and don't want unnecessary weight aft CG).

But even then.....My magnetometer...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-12-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,838
Posted By snoop9erdog
Hi Bill, Great annual inspection feedback I...

Hi Bill,

Great annual inspection feedback

I will be in Lyman, SC on business the early part of week of June 10th and would love to swing by and get your .02 on Pmags and your EI Commander.....as...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-31-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,435
Posted By snoop9erdog
I'm not flying yet Bill......but what if the...

I'm not flying yet Bill......but what if the pedals are vertical but you have rudder pedal extensions?? Good to go? If not, when you say slightly forward, what is slightly...I would imagine this...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-30-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 13,796
Posted By snoop9erdog
Well said

Right on Mr. Walt. I came to the conclusion that a single battery, single Alternator, a single switch backup TCW IBBS (8 amps for an hour +) to run my efis and associated navigation, plus a G5...
Forum: Autopilots 03-08-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,954
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thanks for the help Steve. I?m planning on...

Thanks for the help Steve. I?m planning on purchasing the 507 and wiring into the CAN Bus system. Good stuff
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