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Forum: RV-14 02-27-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,477
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Congratulations! :)

Congratulations! :)
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-01-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 62,413
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Yes, mine were loose. Star washers now installed.

Yes, mine were loose. Star washers now installed.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-23-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 62,413
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
$32.11 free shipping

https://www.amazon.com/Stator-Leads-27-8209-27-8200-340-52005/dp/B07HFGR9PR

Ensure movement of stator inside housing and of 4 stator leads are eliminated with high temperature sensor safe silicone....
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-17-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 31,926
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
2nd PP voltage decreasing

See my edit above. I will keep you guys informed.

There is nothing special about these overpriced alternators with their “proprietary” overvoltage protection. How many overvoltage occurrences have...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-14-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 31,926
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Second PP 60 amp alternator failure on RV-10

First one that came with the kit failed at 191 hrs. Voltage down to 12.8 from 14.2 VDC. Whining over intercom below 1200 rpm. The STATOR was not secured properly with epoxy coating, hot glue or...
Forum: Primers 02-25-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,440
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
1.7 is bare minimum. See if your supplier has a...

1.7 is bare minimum. See if your supplier has a reducer that may help. Ensure you are using 3/8" hoses, not 1/4".
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,118
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Waylon Boatright from Alma, Georgia put 300+ hrs...

Waylon Boatright from Alma, Georgia put 300+ hrs on his RV-10 without one.
Forum: Engine Monitors 02-25-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,657
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Oxygen? You can't be serious. Never allow oil,...

Oxygen? You can't be serious.

Never allow oil, grease or fuel to come into
contact with oxygen under pressure. Even a small amount of hydrocarbon can be hazardous in the presence of high oxygen...
Forum: RV-10 02-25-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,627
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Try leaning a little and I bet you won't see a...

Try leaning a little and I bet you won't see a 200 rpm drop with the mag. Congratulations, what a great airplane you have.
Forum: RV-10 02-22-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 27,736
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Oh, almost forgot. I really like Strasnuts'...

Oh, almost forgot. I really like Strasnuts' safety door latch mod and the factory magnetic switches/my LED'S. Doors never left unlatched yet.
Forum: RV-10 02-22-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 27,736
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I installed an adjustable Supco temp limit switch...

I installed an adjustable Supco temp limit switch ($15) that is normally used on gas or electric furnaces in my line of work. It senses cowl outlet temperature and will warn you as soon as a fire...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,216
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I installed a temperature limit switch near nose...

I installed a temperature limit switch near nose gear leg attachment. I set it at 230*F. Normally, 220*F is about max operating temp across the switch unless at 16,500 near gw in high AOA and in thin...
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,436
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I get into my two batteries PC925/PC625 once a...

I get into my two batteries PC925/PC625 once a year. Two charge ports above access panel. It works great where it is. It takes less than 5 minutes to pull corrugated panel with a drill. Now I would...
Forum: RV-10 08-18-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,113
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I have two 80 mm fans with a full panel and have...

I have two 80 mm fans with a full panel and have never had any issues with heat at 100F and sunny day. My firewall has 1/8" fiberfrax. Be very careful to protect wiring bundles and avionics from...
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,591
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Agree with above posters on going with aileron...

Agree with above posters on going with aileron trim. i use it every flight at least once or twice. Switching tanks every 30 minutes/5.3 gal helps too.
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,216
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Yes, sheet metal screws work fine per plans.

Yes, sheet metal screws work fine per plans.
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,687
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I built mine in a 24'x24' shop with two 9'W X 8'H...

I built mine in a 24'x24' shop with two 9'W X 8'H garage doors. No problems getting out and rolling up the rollback.
Forum: RV-10 02-17-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 34,135
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Yes, there is one in the Silverhawk fuel control.

Yes, there is one in the Silverhawk fuel control.
Forum: RV-10 01-26-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,631
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Keep at it. You are getting close. It is a great...

Keep at it. You are getting close. It is a great family hauler for the price.
Forum: RV-10 01-26-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,631
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Yes. I had to replace my broken bottom hinge...

Yes.

I had to replace my broken bottom hinge pieces with .063" and six nut plates per side after 100 hrs or so. You may want to just fix it now.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,653
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I have a pitch trim rocker switch on the panel...

I have a pitch trim rocker switch on the panel beside throttle. I must depress a "pitch trim enable" button before power is provided to trim motor. I may use it 4 or five times during a flight....
Forum: RV-10 01-03-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 34,135
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I have a temp labels on my alt, mech pump and...

I have a temp labels on my alt, mech pump and magnetos. Max temps reached on alt surface facing #1 exh pipe= 300F with no issues so far. Mech fp max= 225F with no shroud. Magneto max= 200F. No blast...
Forum: Interiors 01-03-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,124
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I almost started my training at LZU in 1998...

I almost started my training at LZU in 1998 before moving back North in 2000. Alot of RV drivers in the Atlanta area. I found an FBO with scales 20 min away. Ask around or post a new thread such as...
Forum: Interiors 01-02-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,124
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Let us know if we can be of any help along the...

Let us know if we can be of any help along the way. Three years and the family always looks forward to going somewhere. It is a super family hauler for the price. If you head East someday, let us...
Forum: Interiors 01-02-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,124
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
You should have received the W&B from the...

You should have received the W&B from the seller/builder which should include the air conditioning. If you have the EW, EWCG and datum it should be easy to figure out whether you are within weight/CG...
Forum: Interiors 01-02-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,124
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
On the refrigerant question...Call your local...

On the refrigerant question...Call your local HVAC or Refigeration guy to recover it.
Forum: RV-10 01-01-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,203
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I fabricated four different .032" plates and...

I fabricated four different .032" plates and installed them with proseal. Painted to match door interior. Easy to get a wrench underneath or remove them if needed. Without the plates for the first...
Forum: RV-10 11-27-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,238
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
We installed our nickel drawer pulls during the...

We installed our nickel drawer pulls during the build and sanded them to fit the contour above the rear windows. Hardpoints unnecessary. We use them often, especially when cleaning the windows or...
Forum: RV-11 11-12-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 13,772
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Van's single-seat touring motor glider.

Van's single-seat touring motor glider.
Forum: RV-10 10-29-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,326
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Not flying enough!

Not flying enough!
Forum: RV-10 10-29-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,326
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
At 160 hrs, standard struts, painted door, Sean's...

At 160 hrs, standard struts, painted door, Sean's latch...RH door finally falling after being open 5-10 minutes. Time to order the HD ones.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 42,737
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Yes and I like a fresh quart every 10 hrs.

Yes and I like a fresh quart every 10 hrs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,887
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Things are looking real nice in E Ky. Nearing...

Things are looking real nice in E Ky. Nearing peak this coming weekend. It is looking to be a good flying weekend too.

http://smokymountains.com/fall-foliage-map/
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-30-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,919
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I performed fuel system flow test into a...

I performed fuel system flow test into a graduated container to ensure I had 125% of 27 gph(takeoff FF) and to "rough" calibrate the red cube. Mine flowed 42 gph. After flying, I have less than 1...
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,184
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I would not join tail cone to fuse until getting...

I would not join tail cone to fuse until getting it all moved to garage. Good luck with the build. The long wait will be worth it.
Forum: RV-10 09-11-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,882
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Were you slipping with the long axis pointing...

Were you slipping with the long axis pointing upwind or downwind?
Forum: RV-10 09-10-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,882
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Good comments above. With our fairly...

Good comments above.

With our fairly aerodynamically clean side into the wind, it does not seem as effective as in the 172. I hardly ever slip because other methods work better for me. I most...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-04-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,205
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I have a 925L on its side and a 680 aux upright...

I have a 925L on its side and a 680 aux upright beside it. 3 yrs and no problems with 925L. 12.8 V after sitting 3-4 weeks. Can't say the same for the 3rd 680.
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-04-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,205
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Are we not seeing a pattern here yet? I really...

Are we not seeing a pattern here yet? I really think AGM technology still needs some engineering work before jumping into the next new whiz bang battery type. If it is like most things I sell, the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-03-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,700
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
If there is not too much convection or mountain...

If there is not too much convection or mountain obscuration Fri-Sun, we will fly south over the hills Fri PM for our 3rd year in a row.
Forum: RV-10 09-03-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,505
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Good info Bill. I agree with keeping pedals in...

Good info Bill.

I agree with keeping pedals in rear position. I am 6'0" and the stick hits my legs and my knees are close to panel.

Also, agree on cutting air dams down 3/4 or don't install.

See...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-02-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,793
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
A nice trip report. Thanks. It looks like you are...

A nice trip report. Thanks. It looks like you are ready for a -10 already.
Forum: RV-14 09-01-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,428
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I used Stein's tools with no electrical issues.

I used Stein's tools with no electrical issues.
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-01-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,205
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Try cycling it a few times on the bench. I use a...

Try cycling it a few times on the bench. I use a car headlight to run it down, drawing about 4 Amps. Then recharge using a 12 A Odyssey charger. My 3rd one mentioned in prior post drops down to 12.0...
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 37,632
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
As we see in the pics and including my own, no...

As we see in the pics and including my own, no notches have been cut out/sanded smooth to prevent mount tube interference. I will take care of mine during SB compliance. Maybe this can be added to...
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 37,632
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
http://www.restockit.com/sk-416-spotcheck-kit1-skl...

http://www.restockit.com/sk-416-spotcheck-kit1-skl-sp1-1-skd-s2-2-skc-s-(387-01-5970-48).html?source=IDx20111014x00001g&utm_source=IDx20111014x00001g&utm_medium=paid&utm_campaign=gpla&gclid=CjwKEAjwyY...
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 37,632
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Another item that needs to be addressed with a...

Another item that needs to be addressed with a new design is to provide more clearance between the large elastomer washer and the engine mount tubing. This wear can be seen in the 6th and 7th pics...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,235
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I am happy with my Falcon.

I am happy with my Falcon.
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-21-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,302
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Noble County- Caldwell,...

Noble County- Caldwell, OH
http://www.airnav.com/airport/I10
Very primitive camping, take everything with you.
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,192
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
A pressure pot/modified garden sprayer from ACS...

A pressure pot/modified garden sprayer from ACS worked great. Don't forget to syringe a little fluid out of the resorvoir to allow for expansion and mark the level with a sharpie on the outside. Good...
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I think mine came all the way to the edge.

I think mine came all the way to the edge.
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,791
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Instead of pop riveting per plans, I used mini...

Instead of pop riveting per plans, I used mini corner nutplates and #6 pan head screws. Otherwise, enjoy trying to remove and install elevator halves for painting. Originally the nut was only welded...
Forum: RV-10 08-12-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,811
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Everything stock on mine and no extra louvers. I...

Everything stock on mine and no extra louvers. I climb at 120 kias once above 1000' agl. CHT's run 380-385F on a 90F takeoff during climb. Always near gross. Once in low altitude cruise and LOP, Oil=...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-11-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 34,082
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Find some here to keep on hand with an xacto...

Find some here to keep on hand with an xacto knife and two different diameter homemade punches...

http://www.allstategasket.com/index.asp
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,559
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Red cube in the tunnel going on 3 yrs. Works fine...

Red cube in the tunnel going on 3 yrs. Works fine and within 1/2 gallon at fill-ups. Getting to it is easy unless you put a lower console, arm rest, carpet, etc on top of the tunnel cover.

You will...
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 37,632
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
You are correct, it should not. Maybe Van's will...

You are correct, it should not. Maybe Van's will have their fabricator weld the new ones a little beefier. This should have already happened since you are not the first.
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 37,632
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Vic, Are your flights mostly two up front? My...

Vic,

Are your flights mostly two up front?

My nose wheel is very light with the family on board and probably makes a big difference. 350 lbs at the nose wheel can be over 1000 lbs at that link....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-07-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,418
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I keep a spare aluminum plug with sealant on it.

I keep a spare aluminum plug with sealant on it.
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 37,632
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I remember seeing a post and pic of the same...

I remember seeing a post and pic of the same cracks in the past two years, but can't rememer where.
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,218
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Here is a LiFePO4 fire last...

Here is a LiFePO4 fire last summer...

http://www.thepolypost.com/news/lithium-battery-catches-fire-in-building/article_6a254736-bf27-11e2-b3a2-0019bb30f31a.html

This company put one in the...
Forum: RV-10 08-06-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,218
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
I will put two in the back in place of my...

I will put two in the back in place of my 925L/680 as soon as they go bad and you guys test fly them some more. I will install two thermistor temp sensors inside them similar to what I have at the...
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,854
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
We built our IFR equipped 10 with a painted...

We built our IFR equipped 10 with a painted interior. Yes, without ANR's, it is very noisy. We would have liked the nice interior, but an IFR panel, dual batteries/ebus, ease of maintenance and...
Forum: RV-10 07-28-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,607
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
With full flaps in the 10, there is not a lot of...

With full flaps in the 10, there is not a lot of pre-stall warning.

For those of you who think there is...cover your airspeed, turn on your bluetooth music and have your passengers yapping to...
Forum: RV-10 07-25-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,828
Posted By Wayne Gillispie
Congratulations. Those long xc trips seem so...

Congratulations. Those long xc trips seem so short in the 10. We can really cover some ground in comfort. Stop in for lunch with us at PMH on your way to WV if you want to.
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