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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-04-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By Xkuzme1
The one area where it is sucking in towards the...

The one area where it is sucking in towards the motor is on the RH side just center from the oil door. It only happens when I am in a high cruise speed... (above 155-160 kts).

I have a fiberglass...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-02-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By Xkuzme1
Cowling Sucking In

Question.

Iíve noticed in the last couple hours of flight time, at cruise speed my cowling in my -4 is being sucked in 1/2 an inch or more. I initially thought that my cowling may just need to be...
Forum: GPS 04-19-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By Xkuzme1
3 1/8 IFR GPS

Anyone aware of a 3 1/8Ē IFR GPS that is IFR capable.

Thanks,

X
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,513
Posted By Xkuzme1
I fixed my heavy wing by taping a coffee stir...

I fixed my heavy wing by taping a coffee stir straw at the trailing edge of the back/bottom of the aileron of the non heavy wing.

I’m sure there are other options and bigger straws for heavier wings...
Forum: Autopilots 09-08-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By Xkuzme1
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Autopilots 09-08-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,231
Posted By Xkuzme1
Trutrak and GRT Servos Compatible?

I read some thread on another forum that Trutrak and GRT Servos are compatible and can be installed on similar equipment.

Can anyone confirm or deny?

Thanks,

X
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 668
Posted By Xkuzme1
Manual Trim Tension

Hey guys. Quick question.

Lately my manual trim has been moving from the adjustment that I make. Usually when I have someone in the back. Not even a heavy person. My 70 boy was in the back and...
Forum: RV-4 07-18-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,823
Posted By Xkuzme1
Iím in KC. RV-4 flying. pm me. T

Iím in KC. RV-4 flying. pm me.

T
Forum: RV-4 07-18-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,823
Posted By Xkuzme1
Iím in KC. RV-4 flying. pm me. T

Iím in KC. RV-4 flying. pm me.

T
Forum: RV-4 05-29-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,109
Posted By Xkuzme1
Mine has a MGTOW of 1700. My MGLW is 1600. I...

Mine has a MGTOW of 1700. My MGLW is 1600. I rarely if ever go over 1500.

X
Forum: COMM 05-11-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,151
Posted By Xkuzme1
I might be wrong... and it happens a lot... I...

I might be wrong... and it happens a lot...

I believe is you are talking about the NAV antenna, it?s made so that the screws and nut plates should be the same ones that connect the plane to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,207
Posted By Xkuzme1
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Wireless-Bluetooth-Receiv...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Wireless-Bluetooth-Receiver-3-5mm-AUX-Audio-Stereo-Music-Home-Car-Adapter-TO/112414247023?_trkparms=ispr%3D1&hash=item1a2c69486f:g:0ScAAOSw3-xc90h~

Stream the music from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,339
Posted By Xkuzme1
https://photos.app.goo.gl/dSWs45dPKK9uq8NC7 https:...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/dSWs45dPKK9uq8NC7
https://photos.app.goo.gl/dSWs45dPKK9uq8NC7
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,151
Posted By Xkuzme1
A small solar generator and a small solar panel...

A small solar generator and a small solar panel have provided all the tent camping electrical needs I?ve ever needed. Run a fan, charge sell phones, run lights.

You can charge the battery pack at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By Xkuzme1
3D printed Intersection Fairings?

Anyone have a file for a 3D printed intersection fairing?

I?d love to play around with a 3D printer and airplane parts.
Forum: RV-4 01-27-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,597
Posted By Xkuzme1
Grab a dynon D2 or D3. Mount that to the back...

Grab a dynon D2 or D3. Mount that to the back canopy bow.
Forum: RV-4 12-15-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By Xkuzme1
Do yours not get beat up from the cowling and...

Do yours not get beat up from the cowling and spring gear landings constantly moving the Gear fairings against the upper fairings?
Forum: RV-4 12-15-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By Xkuzme1
Gear Leg + Upper Intersection Fairings

I started on my annual at the beginning of the month. It?s a big annual. I?ve been kicking the can down the road on a few items and it was time to jump in. Well, I not only jumped in with both...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,599
Posted By Xkuzme1
One of these heaters and a dryer hose taped...

One of these heaters and a dryer hose taped over...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By Xkuzme1
That?s the one right there! Thanks

That?s the one right there!

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By Xkuzme1
Thanks a 100000000

Thanks a 100000000
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By Xkuzme1
Identify These RV-4 seats

I like my seats, but I?d like to get them recovered.

Can anyone tell me the manufacturer of these seat? I?d like to see if there is a different option for a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,862
Posted By Xkuzme1
When my grandmother was dying, I packed my mom in...

When my grandmother was dying, I packed my mom in my plane twice a week for the last 3 weeks of my grandmothers life.

I was very thankful for my RV and the extra time it gave us with my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,144
Posted By Xkuzme1
I used to say Experimental, but they?d usually...

I used to say Experimental, but they?d usually ask me what type when they saw the speed, so I just started saying RV.

I know what the regs say... but the FAA and the federal government doesn?t...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,949
Posted By Xkuzme1
So this dude is pumping out $10 to save each N...

So this dude is pumping out $10 to save each N number? Or is it $5.

It is enterprising for sure. I don?t completely agree with it... but I?m not necessarily completely opposed to it either.

The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,204
Posted By Xkuzme1
I run 91 alcohol free in one tank and 100LL in...

I run 91 alcohol free in one tank and 100LL in the other tank. I take off and land in the expensive stuff, then enroute I fly the cheap stuff. My airplane has never stumbled even once. I don?t let...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-07-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,513
Posted By Xkuzme1
No issues. Problem is that most people think...

No issues. Problem is that most people think that runway 6 starts at the pumps... it doesn’t, the runway starts at the tree line. There is a hump at the start of runway 6. If you start at the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-29-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,418
Posted By Xkuzme1
KC Flight Clinic 2019 Video.

I did the best I could with the videos/pics that I had. Enjoy the video and thanks for coming to KC.

Tinker

https://youtu.be/93m9DdO9e-8
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,832
Posted By Xkuzme1
It looks like blue dye in 100LL.

It looks like blue dye in 100LL.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,935
Posted By Xkuzme1
$1100 IFR Check - Duncan Aviation - KMKC

So I was in a pinch for my IFR Transponder Static Check. I needed to get it done quickly. I called Duncan Aviation at MKC and they quoted me $450. I thought that was high, but they were close so I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By Xkuzme1
Instrument Lighting

I?m looking for a way to add a light ring to a couple instruments that are not currently lighted. I don?t really want to pay PMA prices. $55 a piece and I need to light 4 instruments.. seems a bit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By Xkuzme1
Dual PTT - No Audio Panel

Looking to see if anyone has a wiring diagram for a Dual PTT system using diodes and resistors. I don’t have room, nor do I want an audio panel. I also do not want a switchable unit.

I want to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,521
Posted By Xkuzme1
Fix a heavy wing by taping a small coffee straw...

Fix a heavy wing by taping a small coffee straw on the trailing edge of the bottom opposite aileron. Works like a charm. If it?s real heavy, use two.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By Xkuzme1
If you have a navaid, just buy a direct...

If you have a navaid, just buy a direct replacement EZ Trio and run one rs232 to it. It’s a quick and easy job, direct replacement and it works a million times better. No need to replace the Servo...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,592
Posted By Xkuzme1
Tires... as long as it lands fairly predictable...

Tires... as long as it lands fairly predictable and manageable.

Fuel smell... mechanical gauge? Check the lines to the fuel gauge. Look for blue or yellow streaks on the bottom to indicate fuel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,707
Posted By Xkuzme1
I don?t know about you guys, by my flaps are...

I don?t know about you guys, by my flaps are either up or down. The only time I use anything between is when I?m lead during a formation landing then, I use half flaps.

I am all for personal...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-08-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,745
Posted By Xkuzme1
Thanks guys. I just fixed the video. For some...

Thanks guys.

I just fixed the video. For some reason the videos sound was jacked up. Sounds much better.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-06-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,745
Posted By Xkuzme1
KC Flight Formation Team Video (Unofficial)

I put together some of my personal videos of the 2018 season. We have much better pics as a team, but I like to do a “year in review”.

https://youtu.be/fiGxB-B1frU
Forum: COMM 10-14-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By Xkuzme1
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: COMM 10-14-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By Xkuzme1
Is there a way not to have a switch? Id like to...

Is there a way not to have a switch? Id like to only use PTT switches instead of a selector switch. I know a few other guys that have this set up that I fly formation with...

Did I chose a bad...
Forum: COMM 10-14-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By Xkuzme1
Radio Installation

Hey folks. Id like to see if anyone has any ideas for how to install this radio with a PTT switch. It is a Flight Line 760 (FL-760). This radio has a specific diagram for installing it with a...
Forum: COMM 10-13-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,923
Posted By Xkuzme1
Find a pair of earphones that you like that are...

Find a pair of earphones that you like that are behind the neck and purchase an NflightMic and use it with them.

The NFlightMic will plug into anything you want. They have a. Option for both the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By Xkuzme1
Tranponder Tecnical Question.

Technical question here.

My transponder went out last week. It was a KT76A. I bought a used KT76C direct replacement off of eBay.

Today the readout on the new transponder never displayed a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,592
Posted By Xkuzme1
It works good when you park it, then next time...

It works good when you park it, then next time you fly it?s cold, it locked at 15 degrees of bank.

I never trusted my pitch and bank with that instrument.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,592
Posted By Xkuzme1
I think they are very good instruments, but IMHO,...

I think they are very good instruments, but IMHO, they have a reliability problem.

Tinker.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By Xkuzme1
Special Prop Bolts

Does anyone have a source for ordering special size prop bolts?

Thanks,

Tinker
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,879
Posted By Xkuzme1
I bought the strobing nav lights. Turn them one...

I bought the strobing nav lights. Turn them one once, they light up. Recycle the switch and the strobe colors.

I love them. They work really well. Bright, low draw, increase visibility.

All...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,117
Posted By Xkuzme1
Here is a 360 video I made of...

Here is a 360 video I made of OSH.

https://youtu.be/f-YtgbrlCl8

Tinker
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,885
Posted By Xkuzme1
I know one of you guys thought they were as cool...

I know one of you guys thought they were as cool as I did.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,885
Posted By Xkuzme1
Jupiter Cycle

Ok guys... I know some of you bought the Jupiter Cycle scooter in OSH this year. What are the reviews after the fact, now that you?ve all had time to put a few miles on them.

I was concerned that...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-02-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,006
Posted By Xkuzme1
Here are the future plans for the...

Here are the future plans for the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-02-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,006
Posted By Xkuzme1
I started phase one of my rejuvenation of my...

I started phase one of my rejuvenation of my clock panel. I decided that I’d be best served by going with two GRT minis. I am very happy with my setup.

Here is an “as planned” vs actual.

The...
Forum: COMM 07-29-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,062
Posted By Xkuzme1
One is a bent whip on bottom of the plane, the...

One is a bent whip on bottom of the plane, the other is inside the LH wingtip.

Tinker
Forum: COMM 07-29-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,062
Posted By Xkuzme1
Thanks for the info. That is perfect, thanks!

Thanks for the info. That is perfect, thanks!
Forum: COMM 07-29-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,062
Posted By Xkuzme1
Dual PTT Switches - No Audio Panel

I am working on a plan to put a second radio in my -4. It?s primary purposes would be for formation. I already have a Bob Archer comm antenna in my LH wingtip. I?d like to add a 2.25? Becker...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By Xkuzme1
2.25? Nav/Com

I?ve seen many 2.25? coms, but can anyone tell me if a 2.25? nav/com?

Thanks,

Tinker
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,096
Posted By Xkuzme1
Very cool product indeed. I am always hesitant...

Very cool product indeed. I am always hesitant about putting anything outside my vehicle indicating that I own a plane. Seems like it can make you a target for people who have less than good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,403
Posted By Xkuzme1
Just a thought. A practice that has been going...

Just a thought. A practice that has been going on for a long long time. I?ve dont it myself hundreds of times. It was THE practice when I flew 135 night freight.

File direct with a VFR GPS (not...
Forum: ADS-B 07-03-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,094
Posted By Xkuzme1
I am currently beta testing the Tailbeacon. ...

I am currently beta testing the Tailbeacon. Nearly the same product. The Tail Beacon is easy to install, works flawlessly and does exactly what you want it to do. When I first installed it by...
Forum: ADS-B 06-21-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,785
Posted By Xkuzme1
So I am a beta tester for the tailbeacon. It...

So I am a beta tester for the tailbeacon. It works great. I have had no issues with it not working, once I was installed. The hardware install could not have been easier. I cut two wires. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,069
Posted By Xkuzme1
Formation Flight can be logged as duel...

Formation Flight can be logged as duel given/received.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,337
Posted By Xkuzme1
Just use some common sense. Everyone here know...

Just use some common sense. Everyone here know that there are 1,000,000 different options. Some are more important than others.

Obviously there is a perceived gray area. Just make sure you put...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-21-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 57,238
Posted By Xkuzme1
How does it land? Will that airplane make me...

How does it land?

Will that airplane make me look taller? Thinner?

How many SPG does it get? (Smiles Per Gallon).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,455
Posted By Xkuzme1
I think if you have it and you need it just once,...

I think if you have it and you need it just once, it?s worth every penny.
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