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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By Mark33
Thanks a lot Peter! I plugged in some fictitious...

Thanks a lot Peter! I plugged in some fictitious numbers and worked out an equation the way I thought it was suppose to be calculated and the way you said to do it, and the solution came out exactly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2020, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By Mark33
Thanks, but that?s not what I?m looking for. It?s...

Thanks, but that?s not what I?m looking for. It?s just a simple equation to calculate fuel flow VS. fuel used. If I?m not mistaken, it?s (fuel used X old k factor divided by fuel added = new k...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By Mark33
K factor

Hi gang,
Can someone give me the math equation for calculating the K factor?

Thanks
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-29-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By Mark33
Thanks a lot Jerry!

Thanks a lot Jerry!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-29-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By Mark33
Thanks a lot Larry!

Thanks a lot Larry!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-29-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By Mark33
Average cure time for pro-seal

Hi gang,
I know that it depends on the temperature, but what?s the average cure time for pro-seal. I?m retrofitting return line bungs in my fuel tanks, so it?ll be a very small area that I?m...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By Mark33
Thanks a lot Justin, I?ll go back in to confirm...

Thanks a lot Justin, I?ll go back in to confirm the settings. I know I didn?t have the ?lean assist? configured and I was also wondering about that feature as well.

Thanks again!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By Mark33
I have all of those parameters listed in the...

I have all of those parameters listed in the profile in the configuration settings, but no joy on the display. I sent G3Xperts an email and I?m patiently awaiting a reply. Hopefully I?ll hear back...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By Mark33
Displaying % power, ROP, Peak, and LOP on G3x

Can a G3x touch user tell me how to find and display, power percentage (%) and show if I?m running ROP, Peak, or LOP as part of the parameters shown on my engine page? The D-180 that was originally...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-06-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,705
Posted By Mark33
Update

I installed the relays....you need two; one for pitch and one for roll. Everything is working as it should now. I was able to go into the configuration mode in the G3x and switch direction of the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-04-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,705
Posted By Mark33
Thanks for the reply! Yes, that?s exactly what...

Thanks for the reply! Yes, that?s exactly what I?m planning to do if I can?t get them to work without the relay decks. I was under the understanding that the relay decks weren?t needed....but it...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-04-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,705
Posted By Mark33
Ray Allen trim servos not working with Garmin autopilot servos

Hi gang. I have a question that I?m hoping someone can help me with.

I have a RayAllen 407 stick controller and trim servos. I also have Garmin autopilot servos.

Neither one of my trim servos are...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-27-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,374
Posted By Mark33
Great advise....I?d do exactly the same thing if...

Great advise....I?d do exactly the same thing if I were building new tanks.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-27-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,374
Posted By Mark33
You’ll just have to build a crate, pad/protect...

You’ll just have to build a crate, pad/protect the tanks VERY well, and ship them to him. I’ve used Yellow Freight in the past to ship tanks to him. If you use their self-help/ online service and...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-26-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,471
Posted By Mark33
Installation time

Hi John,

I think in your case one of the big unknowns is the plumbing. Does the Glastar have a header tank? Remember, in these EFI/EFII systems you’ll be using a high pressure fuel rail with fresh...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373,737
Posted By Mark33
Yep, another thread going on with regards to this...

Yep, another thread going on with regards to this same subject. Pull your tanks off and send them to Paul....he?ll fix you right up. www.weepnomorellc.com
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-25-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,374
Posted By Mark33
I highly recommend Paul. He does outstanding work...

I highly recommend Paul. He does outstanding work and is just an all around good guy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By Mark33
Exactly two months

Same here. I just got mine two days ago, so it was exactly two months to the day from when I ordered it. The banjo fittings that I ordered along with my original order are delayed. I was told it?d be...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-18-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By Mark33
Just go with the 8 rudder.

Just go with the 8 rudder.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-17-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,283
Posted By Mark33
Even though the 8 rudder will work just fine in...

Even though the 8 rudder will work just fine in conjunction with the 7 vertical stabilizer, the fiberglass pieces and the counterweight are different between the two. So basically, you can?t just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,528
Posted By Mark33
Definitely interested.

Definitely interested.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,474
Posted By Mark33
I know that the length of the 320 and 360 are the...

I know that the length of the 320 and 360 are the same and that due to an increase is stroke the 360 was a little bit wider, but because of the little bit lighter weight of the 320, I thought that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By Mark33
AndAir duplex fuel valve

I ordered a duplex valve from them on 11/19. I emailed them on 12/20 to check the status of my order. They replied with the statement that my order should be shipped the second week of January. I?m...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-06-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,474
Posted By Mark33
Perfect....that?s the information I was looking...

Perfect....that?s the information I was looking for!! I?ll bet that little bit of difference will make a measurable change in CG and W&B.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-06-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,474
Posted By Mark33
Correct....due to the longer stroke.... the the...

Correct....due to the longer stroke.... the the crankshaft length is the same.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-06-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,474
Posted By Mark33
Yes, I think you?re correct....and that?s what...

Yes, I think you?re correct....and that?s what I?m building and that?s why I?m thinking about going with the 320 mount to hang my 360 on. If it pushes the engine forward an inch or two I believe it...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-06-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,474
Posted By Mark33
Gil, can you tell me ?approximately? how much...

Gil, can you tell me ?approximately? how much further the 320 mount pushes the engine out as compared to the 360 mount? I?m thinking about using the 320 mount on my Catto prop equipped PV 360 -7...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-28-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,267
Posted By Mark33
All I know is that when the ?you know what? hits...

All I know is that when the ?you know what? hits the fan and the only thing that matters is getting the airplane on the ground safely, the most critical thing is to keep that big fan blade turning...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-28-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,267
Posted By Mark33
Smile LOL....yes sir, you are correct!! 😊👍

LOL....yes sir, you are correct!! 😊👍
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-28-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,267
Posted By Mark33
Thanks Ross, My electrical architecture is such...

Thanks Ross,

My electrical architecture is such that the only thing in the airplane that?ll be dependent on the backup battery will be the electronic ignition and electronic fuel injection which is...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-28-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,267
Posted By Mark33
Shorai VS. Earthx (Ah measuring method)

Ross,
I’m not familiar with the particular Shorai battery that you’re using and/or if they’re using a different method of measuring Ah as compared to an EarthX. Can you please give me a little bit...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-22-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,704
Posted By Mark33
Do you have your rear baggage compartment...

Do you have your rear baggage compartment floorboards riveted in yet? If not,...and believe me it?s a lot of extra work, but put nut-plates everywhere so that all of those floorboards are removable....
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-22-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 17,335
Posted By Mark33
Here’s what’s on my wish-list: 1. All metal. 2....

Here’s what’s on my wish-list:

1. All metal.
2. Tandem.
3. STOL.
4. High wing.
5. Can be put on amphibs/floats.
6. Entry doors on both sides.
7. Big payload.
8. Minimum 50 gallon tanks with...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-21-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 58,340
Posted By Mark33
Pat, You?ll have to go to Ross?s website to order...

Pat,
You?ll have to go to Ross?s website to order the parts or give him a call.

http://www.sdsefi.com/aircraft.html
http://sdsefi.com/cpi2.htm
Forum: Propellers 12-16-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,864
Posted By Mark33
My method may be a little unorthodox, but I...

My method may be a little unorthodox, but I basically come in to the pattern the same whether I?m flying a F/P or a C/S.

I come screaming in to downwind at a fairly low altitude and fairly tight to...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-16-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By Mark33
Primer wash

My quick build kit came with that primer wash....or whatever it?s called. Do I need an additional primer on top of that or just scuff that wash primer up with the maroon S.B. as mentioned above and...
Forum: RV-10 12-14-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,190
Posted By Mark33
I?d give Paul a call and talk to him about your...

I?d give Paul a call and talk to him about your concerns and then make your decision from there. Paul is a top-notch guy and I?m sure he?d do everything possible to minimize any damage to the paint.
Forum: RV-10 12-14-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,190
Posted By Mark33
I used Yellow freight and shipped from south...

I used Yellow freight and shipped from south Texas and it only cost me a little over $100 each way. To get this good price you have to use their online/self help feature and delivered the package...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-14-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,470
Posted By Mark33
I think this boils down to personal preference...

I think this boils down to personal preference but if you also need a transponder and ADS-B in/out, I believe the best way to go would be to go with the 375 navigator which also includes the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-14-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,470
Posted By Mark33
If you have the Garmin servos installed you...

If you have the Garmin servos installed you definitely don?t need the autopilot controller to control/interface with them. You can control them directly from the G3x.
Forum: RV-10 12-14-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,190
Posted By Mark33
Why would you have to repaint the wing(s)? Worst...

Why would you have to repaint the wing(s)? Worst case should/would require the tank(s) to be repainted, but probably not. He may be able to do it without any, or at least minimal paint repair...
Forum: RV-10 12-14-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,190
Posted By Mark33
I hate to speak for Paul because his prices may...

I hate to speak for Paul because his prices may have changed, but he charged me $1200/tank.
Forum: RV-10 12-14-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,190
Posted By Mark33
Preemptive strike on fuel tanks

I did a preemptive strike on my quick-build -7 tanks and sent them off to Paul at Weep No More. He opened up the rear baffles, completely stripped out all of the pro-seal, and re-sealed everything...
Forum: RV-10 12-14-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,288
Posted By Mark33
ECI and Superior as well?

I wonder if the valve seat issue is exclusively a Lycoming problem or does this extend to ECI and Superior as well?
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,995
Posted By Mark33
Hey Tom, Like everyone else has said, I?m so...

Hey Tom,

Like everyone else has said, I?m so sorry buddy. Prayers will stay with you to help you stay strong and to help ease the pain. I?m definitely heart broken for you.
Forum: Tools 11-28-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 635
Posted By Mark33
CHT probe removal tool

Hi gang,

I?m trying to remove the CHT probes out of my P.V. IO-360, but there must be some kind of a special tool needed to do so. The probe has two notches cut in either side/bottom where it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By Mark33
Garmin roll servo orientation

Hi gang,
Can someone please advise me on the correct positioning of the Garmin roll servo on an -8? Is the shaft oriented more on top or bottom...or does it matter, when mounting it in the bracket.
Forum: Reviews 11-12-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,852
Posted By Mark33
I just installed this setup on my -8 along with...

I just installed this setup on my -8 along with the roller bearing tailwheel yoke from J.D. Air. The airplane steers like it has power steering (almost too good) and the pneumatic tire really quiets...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-05-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,616
Posted By Mark33
Forget the plans rudder stops and just install...

Forget the plans rudder stops and just install the ones FlyBoys sells.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-02-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,018
Posted By Mark33
I?m not sure about using it with the ECI cold air...

I?m not sure about using it with the ECI cold air intake, but the AWI 4 into 1 pipe does work well with the superior cold air intake.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-25-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,715
Posted By Mark33
Hi Cody, I?ll send you a PM with my email...

Hi Cody,

I?ll send you a PM with my email attached and if you?ll send me a return email I?ll attach a simple, easy to understand circuit schematic of a DPDT toggle switch. The one I?ll send you is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,610
Posted By Mark33
Yes it did. It was a hard pill to swallow, but...

Yes it did. It was a hard pill to swallow, but the time saved in standard build wings and tanks VS. quick build was still worth it it me. I certainly could have just left well enough alone and tried...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,610
Posted By Mark33
Preemptive strike

After hearing so many stories about leaking Q.B. tanks, I decided to do a preemptive strike on my -7 tanks, and I sent them to Paul at Weep No More. He opened up the rear baffles and completely...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,345
Posted By Mark33
Thanks for the update Otis. Hey, if you happen to...

Thanks for the update Otis. Hey, if you happen to need an additional bata tester....you know where to find me. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,345
Posted By Mark33
I?ll be your first customer Otis. So, I guess the...

I?ll be your first customer Otis. So, I guess the first two obvious questions...when will they be available and how much will they cost?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 811
Posted By Mark33
Garmin 625/650 VS. 175/355/375

Hi guys,

I?m hoping to get a little bit of insight form those of you that?s had experience using a GTN-625 or 650 and have also had the opportunity to use one of the new GPS-175?s, GNC-355?s, or...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-07-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By Mark33
That?s the only screw to remove it. You?ll...

That?s the only screw to remove it. You?ll probably just have to reach your hand up under the panel so that you can wiggle it a little bit...but it should come right out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,271
Posted By Mark33
Thanks a lot guys!

Thanks a lot guys!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,412
Posted By Mark33
Yes, that?s exactly what I did. He charged me...

Yes, that?s exactly what I did. He charged me $100 to do the work.

Regarding how much to shorten the steps, I took the measurement straight down from the center point of where the step enters the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-07-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,185
Posted By Mark33
Joop, I?m going to send a PM to you.

Joop,
I?m going to send a PM to you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,412
Posted By Mark33
I’m purposefully installing them on my -7...

I’m purposefully installing them on my -7 taildragger project for this exact reason. The two modifications that I did was to shorten them by 4” and I’m making them removable. If/when I remove them...
Forum: Propellers 10-07-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,549
Posted By Mark33
I?m also going with the Catto three blade with...

I?m also going with the Catto three blade with NLE on my IO-360/180hp -7 build. I had basically the same prop on my O-320/160hp -4 and I really love it, so I decided to use it in my new -7 build.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-06-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,185
Posted By Mark33
Yes, I commented on this thread. For the reason...

Yes, I commented on this thread. For the reason you?re pointing out I?m installing duel relays running in parallel with each other. Each fuel pump will have it?s own relay but will also be able to be...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-06-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,964
Posted By Mark33
I?m having a similar problem. If you guys could...

I?m having a similar problem. If you guys could click on this thread and possibly give me some insight on what to check next.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=175496
I listed...
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