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Forum: COMM 05-11-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Carl, apparently I was getting some blockage from...

Carl, apparently I was getting some blockage from the aircraft structure which was causing the gs to fail in a turn. It did not happen all the time, but enough to convince me to abandon the wingtip...
Forum: COMM 05-11-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Carl, I thought mine were working fine also until...

Carl, I thought mine were working fine also until I occasionally lost the GS signal when i banked. Happened with both radios and both wingtip antennas. The external dipole is the way to go if you...
Forum: RV-10 05-09-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Thanks Wes!

Thanks Wes!
Forum: RV-10 05-08-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Solid works model

Does anyone have a sw 3D model of the RV10 panel and sub panel that you are willing to share?
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,563
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My wife and I use the plastic stick on film that...

My wife and I use the plastic stick on film that I purchase at Walmart. I cut three pieces. One piece goes entirely across the windscreen and covers the top 1/3 that I use for cruising south,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-02-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 144,493
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I write to one card, then copy the card to...

I write to one card, then copy the card to desktop and write it to two freshly formatted cards. Works every time
Forum: RV-10 04-01-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,593
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Vans let me delete it, I had to provide them a...

Vans let me delete it, I had to provide them a copy of my invoice from Plane Around
Forum: RV-10 02-23-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,249
Posted By Bill.Peyton
It was nice meeting you this weekend while you...

It was nice meeting you this weekend while you were in the middle of the inspection. I am sure you guys will have fun with this airplane.
Bill
Forum: RV-10 02-10-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Bob, I also have the electro air ignition. I was...

Bob,
I also have the electro air ignition. I was running the urem37he in the top with the EI and REM38E with the mag in the bottom. I had 500 hours with this setup. Recently I switched the lower...
Forum: Engine Monitors 02-01-2021, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,681
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Glad you found the issue. That is exactly the...

Glad you found the issue. That is exactly the issue I was speaking of in my post 3, except your sensor vent orifice was blocked for a different reason than the gasket.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-24-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,406
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I have installed two PP alternators, both of...

I have installed two PP alternators, both of which failed after a couple of hundred hours. One was the FS1-14 as you are proposing and the other was the main alternator.
The rear bearing spun...
Forum: RV-10 01-24-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 528,642
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Randy, you did an outstanding job! The interior,...

Randy, you did an outstanding job! The interior, the panel and the paint will evoke a lot of lookers when you pull up to the ramp!
Bill
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-09-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,681
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I could possibly be that the o ring on the...

I could possibly be that the o ring on the connector are sealing the vent hole. If you look inside the connector shell on the sensor, you will see the pressure vent hole. I had a similar issue with...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-09-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,264
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The encoder format ourt of the g3x is Garmin...

The encoder format ourt of the g3x is Garmin specific and will not work with non garmin equipment. The G5 will work as an encoder and will work with most non garmin equipment
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-02-2021, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The OP is upgrading from a 430W. The 650 and...

The OP is upgrading from a 430W.



The 650 and 650xi have different connectors than the 430, and will require rewiring. The tray is essentially the same dimensions. The 650 will play with the...
Forum: RV-10 12-25-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The FF sensor needs to be located between the...

The FF sensor needs to be located between the fuel servo and the fuel spider. That’s where most are locating it. This will cure your fluctuations and also help with the general flow of fuel on the...
Forum: RV-10 12-24-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Tom, My suggestion is to first take a look at...

Tom,


My suggestion is to first take a look at your fuel flows on each cylinder as you lean in flight. You need to go fly at 8-9K ft or so and determine the fuel flow spread between the cylinders...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-23-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I have been using TCP which can be had from ACS. ...

I have been using TCP which can be had from ACS. I used it in another aircraft for 20 years and 3000 hours 360 lyc. I started running it in this 540 at around 600 hours. I was noticing a lot of...
Forum: RV-10 12-01-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,495
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I agree, looks like fuel leak under seats or in...

I agree, looks like fuel leak under seats or in the tunnel. Gear leg looks like grease.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-01-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,207
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I wrote this post a couple of years ago. It does...

I wrote this post a couple of years ago. It does apply to your engine. It sounds like you have a sticking valve. This normally occurs around the 400 hour time frame. I would not run the engine...
Forum: RV-10 11-30-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I purchased a Minimax years ago and had to return...

I purchased a Minimax years ago and had to return it. As long as you are on dead level ground, it will move the plane. Anything uphill and the wheels spin. Also, consider whether you want a tug...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,195
Posted By Bill.Peyton
In most states, jointly held property is also...

In most states, jointly held property is also excluded from judgements
Forum: RV-10 11-22-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 34,854
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used to have fuel pressure drops on climb out...

I used to have fuel pressure drops on climb out and sometimes right after climb in cruise. My fuel system was stock with the exception of the FF transducer between servo and spider. Also I had...
Forum: RV-10 11-22-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,167
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used to have fuel pressure drops on climb out...

I used to have fuel pressure drops on climb out and sometimes right after climb in cruise. My fuel system was stock with the exception of the FF transducer between servo and spider. Also I had...
Forum: RV-10 11-21-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,585
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Error on the side of tight

Error on the side of tight
Forum: RV-10 11-19-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,585
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Common problem. Happened to me also after about...

Common problem. Happened to me also after about 10 hours. This is due to prop wash. Tighten up break out force on nose wheel. It almost canít be too tight.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-06-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I also posted elsewhere that 12.1 has a bug. It...

I also posted elsewhere that 12.1 has a bug. It will not load the GSU25 in my system. I also reverted back to 12.0 and now back to normal.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-02-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,140
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I loaded 12.1 and it would not update my GSU 25....

I loaded 12.1 and it would not update my GSU 25. I had go revert back to 12.0 to get thing's running again. This after 2 hours on the phone with Garmin. Make sure you have 12.0 in your pocket...
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,678
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Winter is a tough time to predict. Usually the...

Winter is a tough time to predict. Usually the issue for IFR flight in winter is icing. I fly back and forth to south florida 6-7 times during the fall and winter seasons from the midwest. I...
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,028
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I might add that I plumbed at "T" in the pump...

I might add that I plumbed at "T" in the pump output line of each of the HW tanks and added a low pressure switch that is connected to the G3X Display which indicates that fuel is actually flowing...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-30-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,676
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The simple answer is yes. What you have will fly...

The simple answer is yes. What you have will fly a complete coupled approach including vertical guidance. I had the same setup, now have all Garmin servos.
Garmin/trutrak has a few you tube videos...
Forum: RV-10 10-30-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,028
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The HW tanks have a welded tank portion that...

The HW tanks have a welded tank portion that fills the wing tip
Forum: RV-10 10-30-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,028
Posted By Bill.Peyton
They work great. I flew for 8 yrs without them...

They work great. I flew for 8 yrs without them and decided I needed them for some of the long trips I was taking. Also they work great for tanking up on cheap fuel ( I know, oxymoron!)
Forum: RV-10 10-30-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Anti Splat Cowl flaps performance

I now have almost 1200 hours on my 10. The cowl is completely stock. I normally cruise LOP. I would like to raise my CHTs during level cruise, and improve my cooling a bit on climb out in the hot...
Forum: RV-10 10-30-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,028
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I have the HW ER tanks installed and I canít...

I have the HW ER tanks installed and I canít imagine how a different wing tip profile would fit. They are tight in the Vans wingtip
Forum: RV-10 10-29-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Bill.Peyton
You need to make yourself a special wrench made...

You need to make yourself a special wrench made from an open end wrench bent into an s shape Itís a pain, but doable
Forum: RV-10 10-20-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,211
Posted By Bill.Peyton
What Patrick said.. Two people, Large bucking...

What Patrick said.. Two people, Large bucking bar and back rivet. Invest in a back rivet head for your gun, there will be other places you will use it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,642
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My premium went up 17% through Global, after...

My premium went up 17% through Global, after going down each year prior for the past 10 years. I fly 100+ hours and my wife fly's 30+ hours in our -10 per year with never a claim. Everyone is...
Forum: RV-10 10-18-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,928
Posted By Bill.Peyton
As I recall, there were numerous places the rivet...

As I recall, there were numerous places the rivet callout was to short to meet proper shop head dimensions. Get yourself a rivet cutter and purchase a rivet kit with a variety of 3s and 4s. Either...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-09-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,143
Posted By Bill.Peyton
How was the strip at Gaston’s? I have not been...

How was the strip at Gaston’s? I have not been there in years and was thinking of going


BTW I went through two PP alternators, the conventional one and the backup accessory case variety. Both...
Forum: RV-10 10-09-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Mine is directly in front of the second bulkhead...

Mine is directly in front of the second bulkhead back from the baggage bulkhead. GMU 11
Forum: RV-10 10-08-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,478
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Greg, Vans should create a kit under a separate...

Greg,
Vans should create a kit under a separate p/n for those wanting to upgrade their current setup
Forum: RV-10 09-12-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,585
Posted By Bill.Peyton
How about a long ramp from the rear. Remove the...

How about a long ramp from the rear. Remove the front seat and put him in the back seat. Itís much easier to get in and out. Alternatively, mount a hoist to the ceiling of the hangar on a trolly...
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 677,688
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: RV-10 09-01-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,220
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I too have a whine. Much worse when engine is...

I too have a whine. Much worse when engine is hot. Occurs in the 900 to 1200 rpm range. It is amplified by the firewall and oil cooler. I bypassed the cooler and it disappears. I removed the oil...
Forum: RV-10 08-22-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Here is the parts catalog

Here is the parts catalog
Forum: RV-10 08-22-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By Bill.Peyton
P/N LW-12707 should be the part number for both...

P/N LW-12707 should be the part number for both sides for both impulse and non-impulse magnetos
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-10-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 79,894
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Iíd say that qualifies as a substantial I take...

Iíd say that qualifies as a substantial I take leak in number 3!
Forum: RV-10 08-09-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,652
Posted By Bill.Peyton
If you are referring to the large washers Vans...

If you are referring to the large washers Vans provides, they are used to shim the engine up after the mounts sag. Only the NAS washer is used under the nut. Refer to the FF1 diagram above for the...
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,377
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I suggest that before modifying the existing...

I suggest that before modifying the existing system for stock installations, some testing should be done.

There are a lot of us that have seen the pressure drops during climb out. I had two 90s...
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,377
Posted By Bill.Peyton
While that may work fine, this is what I was...

While that may work fine, this is what I was addressing

ďWhether you are utilizing the standard fuel system, the SDS fuel system, or the EFII fuel systemď
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,377
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I hate to rain on your parade, but 3 - 90 degree...

I hate to rain on your parade, but 3 - 90 degree fittings and a filter on the suction side All in the wing root is asking for trouble. Many of us have eliminated all of the 90 deg fittings to cure...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-06-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,145
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Why would you risk all your avionics and a...

Why would you risk all your avionics and a possible fire? Use an aircraft alternator such as the BandC, with an external regulator and OV protection circuit. If you are not familiar with working...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-05-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 79,894
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Either you have bad intake leak in number 3 or...

Either you have bad intake leak in number 3 or your ex valve is sticking. I have seen on two occasions, engines with 400 hours have a sticking valve. I am leaning towards the valve. It is not...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-05-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 79,894
Posted By Bill.Peyton
How many hours on the engine? This usually...

How many hours on the engine? This usually starts occurring north of 500 hours. To verify your assumptions you will have to do either a wobble test which requires a special fixture, or remove the...
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Are you sure you have the correct rod end bearing?

Are you sure you have the correct rod end bearing?
Forum: RV-10 07-28-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,809
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used a terminal strip on each side under seat...

I used a terminal strip on each side under seat pan and connected the co pilot stick to the pilot stick terminals and then to g3x
I also inserted a switch to interrupt ground on the co pilot stick to...
Forum: RV-10 07-28-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,809
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Talking I ran my wires through stick and used ring...

I ran my wires through stick and used ring terminals
Forum: RV-10 07-28-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Install the aileron trim. The gsa28 will drive...

Install the aileron trim. The gsa28 will drive it to keep load off of servo during fuel imbalance. I would also install Safeair ER tanks. I wish I had done this in the beginning when it was easy. ...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-24-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,553
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I can't tell exactly where you are planning on...

I can't tell exactly where you are planning on mounting it. You should have easy access to the lines coming from the pitot for service. It also appears that the actual mast is not perpendicular to...
Forum: RV-10 07-18-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,304
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The elevator stop is key to forward stick travel....

The elevator stop is key to forward stick travel. The elevator travels more than the spec calls for. I could not get it to clear without limiting the travel to the Vans spec. My stick is cut down...
Forum: RV-10 07-18-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,304
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I cut back as much as I could of the straight...

I cut back as much as I could of the straight portion, probably an inch or so
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,304
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Here is how much I shortened the bottom. No...

Here is how much I shortened the bottom. No changes to the pushrods, just had to play with adjustments. I also added a limit stop to the elevator.

312
313
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-13-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,271
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Could it be that you have it set to automatically...

Could it be that you have it set to automatically reset fuel used every time the power is cycled?

From the IM

"Fuel Used Reset - This setting is used to select what resets the fuel calculator ďFuel...
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