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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,612
Posted By RV6-O540
FYI on the HF model 60695 scope.. Just bought one...

FYI on the HF model 60695 scope.. Just bought one on ebay with a $90 "make offer" if your interested. Guess Ill see how it works.
...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-19-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,541
Posted By RV6-O540
Constant Speed Now Constant!

Cant believe it coming up on a year since my original post on this issue, but the problem actually turned out to have two answers and I thought it might benefit someone.
As several of you guys...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-21-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,541
Posted By RV6-O540
Thanks for the insight. I'll give them a call....

Thanks for the insight. I'll give them a call.

Flew this evening for about 1/2 hour, running at different rpms to see what I could figure out. leaving the MP at 23" I can run at 2250 or 2350 and it...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-21-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,541
Posted By RV6-O540
Smile Didnt think of that.. Ill set it up and see what...

Didnt think of that.. Ill set it up and see what kind of readings I get.

rzbob - It generally wants to stay at 2300 but quickly jumps down 20 or 30, then back to 2300 then up 10 and back down....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-21-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,541
Posted By RV6-O540
MT P-860-3 Governor 3 Blade Aero Composite

MT P-860-3 Governor
3 Blade Aero Composite
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-21-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,541
Posted By RV6-O540
Constant Speed Not Constant

In the last couple of flights in calm air, level with AP on, with constant speed prop set at 2300, I noticed the rpm jumping down as low as 2270 and high as 2310. Frequency is at least once every...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,661
Posted By RV6-O540
540RF

Hey Mike
Thanks for taking time to contact me and posting the pic. I dont have many pictures of me that look like the landing might actually work out OK. :D I would appreciate having the other pics....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,990
Posted By RV6-O540
Ive used Flitz on a 1967 C-172 with over spray on...

Ive used Flitz on a 1967 C-172 with over spray on the plexi and several other projects and cleaned and polished great.

http://www.flitz.com/
Forum: COMM 02-11-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,641
Posted By RV6-O540
My only option at this point was to use the...

My only option at this point was to use the cherrys through the fuselage into the inside wing rib instead of the nutplates and screws. Which is what I did today after a good cleaning between the...
Forum: COMM 02-11-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,641
Posted By RV6-O540
Yes, the cork gasket that came with both Comant...

Yes, the cork gasket that came with both Comant antennas. I made sure the countersunk holes on the base were clean and bare and the inside area around the nut is clean. I do intend to change the...
Forum: COMM 02-11-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,641
Posted By RV6-O540
Thanks for the replies guys. You're right about...

Thanks for the replies guys. You're right about the nutplate attachments. Pulled out the building instructions and plans and found it. 2 1/2" on center. I'll take care of that today and see how the...
Forum: COMM 02-10-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,641
Posted By RV6-O540
Todays Comm Test Results, Pics and Questions

Was only able to work outside about 30 mins before sleet and rain forced us back in the hanger, but testing with an icom handheld connected to the antenna coax on the radio end got some results that...
Forum: COMM 02-09-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,641
Posted By RV6-O540
Creative is right!

Thanks Mike..that's not a test I would have thought of. A great one too, since isolating a vibration problem with the engine running would be near impossible.
Everyone's had some great suggestions...
Forum: COMM 02-09-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,641
Posted By RV6-O540
UPDATE

I was able to conduct a few of the suggested tests today on the comm
reception static. Heres some preliminary findings.All test done outdoors.

With engine running and all avionics on, squelch...
Forum: COMM 02-09-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,641
Posted By RV6-O540
Thanks guys for all the suggestions! Ive spent...

Thanks guys for all the suggestions! Ive spent hours researching the forums for similar comm issues, but its great to get all this trouble shooting input on my specific problem.
I'll be working...
Forum: COMM 02-09-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,641
Posted By RV6-O540
Question Help with CCS (chronic comm static)

Even though the forums have given me tons of ideas for trouble shooting and solutions over the last few years, I've been working on this comm problem off and on for over a year with no improvement.
...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-18-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 893
Posted By RV6-O540
Thanks a million!

Ive worked with B&C a number of times but never looked at their dimmers.
The search is over. You made my day. Thanks again!
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-17-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 893
Posted By RV6-O540
Help with Lighting Dimmer ID

Could any one ID these lighting dimmers? I didnt install them and need to replace or send them in for repair. Saw some from Superior Panel Technology that looked similar but after talking to the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-13-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,058
Posted By RV6-O540
New Seat Builder

My Super Six parner has been building seats and interiors since last winter.
We have a set in our RV now that are really prototypes but they are really as nice as any I've seen and I'm kind of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,299
Posted By RV6-O540
Thumbs up Tailwheel Endorsement in Jan's -6

Just wanted to give Jan Bussell a little advertisement on the forums although hes so busy I doubt he needs it. Flew with him for a couple days last week for my tailwheel endorsement and really cant...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,970
Posted By RV6-O540
Just in time

I had just flown back to southern Indiana from a northern Minnesota fishing trip the evening before 9-11. I was so thankful my plane wasnt stuck in a back country airport with no hangers. Sure was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,988
Posted By RV6-O540
Thermonuclear Hailstones

(The usual disclaimers of course, "never ever try this at home")
Paintballs seem interesting, but you should see what a thermonuclear hailstone, frozen in a liter bottle with fins made from ice...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-01-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,572
Posted By RV6-O540
CBs - No Reset

Since Im in the middle of wiring a 6, thought this was of interest.
Not a new idea, but helps me decide what to put on fuses and what on breakers. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,558
Posted By RV6-O540
I'm the 3rd owner. The records I've found shows...

I'm the 3rd owner. The records I've found shows the second owner bought the kit from the original owner in 2003 and built the whole plane. So parts of it is probably a 90's kit. Mike Wonder, an A&P...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,558
Posted By RV6-O540
Super 6 Jamboree

Id like to think 1st part of April then paint mid summer. Just have to see how
my schedule for working on it goes. Sounds like a great get together. Had
a friend fly from Indiana to Leadville in a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,558
Posted By RV6-O540
Lightbulb I think I can, I think I can.. Super 6 pics

Ok, maybe i've got this figured out. A link to a couple of rv super 6 pics and a few of a T41b we restored and just sold last week. The Blackhawk is on my airstrip, but the army said it wasnt for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,558
Posted By RV6-O540
Super Six pix

Heres a pic if I'm getting this to work right.http://C:\Documents and Settings\Bill\My Documents\My Pictures\RV6
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,558
Posted By RV6-O540
Another Super Six

Working on a Super 6 I bought this summer. Airframe and engine mostly done.
Up to my neck in avionics, wires and panel parts. Hope to be flying in spring.
I've got a 2400' grass strip 7 miles south...
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