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Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 02-18-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 592
Posted By philb
Hi Todd, I'm researching this as well! seems...

Hi Todd,

I'm researching this as well! seems like the biggest hang-up is lack of factory support - we're really spoiled on the -10.

Manual not as clear (examples on the patterson website), emails...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,321
Posted By philb
Got a head start on the “Fly Utah”...

Got a head start on the “Fly Utah” challenge!

Hit up 7 airstrips on Christmas Eve. This is over Flaming Gorge, coming into Dutch John strip.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,473
Posted By philb
Gallagher is usually really responsive, and their...

Gallagher is usually really responsive, and their folks are often on the forum. I would try them again.

I'm $2600 for 200K hull and 100K per passenger, 1 million each occurrence

RV-10, 160 hours in...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-27-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By philb
That would have been helpful, huh😂 This was the...

That would have been helpful, huh😂

This was the email I got from the head of the shop:


Thank you for your email regarding your inquiry on the TMXIO-540 engine built by Mattituck.
I regret we no...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-25-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,562
Posted By philb
I completely agree. I got one of the last 540s...

I completely agree.

I got one of the last 540s before Mattituck shut down. After the transition, I sent an email to the head of the shop that built my engine asking more specifics, was told “no...
Forum: Fiberglass 09-28-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,019
Posted By philb
Do you have the “blanks” that aerosport provides...

Do you have the “blanks” that aerosport provides for initial fitting?

You can wax the blank, screw it in, then squeegee in some micro, let set, then remove the blank.

You can do the same thing...
Forum: Autopilots 09-12-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,398
Posted By philb
Hi Don, As a follow up, I installed the vizion...

Hi Don,

As a follow up, I installed the vizion head, other than the additional pin out for the leveler, completely plug and play. Benefit is that do have the new warranty on the head. I really love...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By philb
This depicts flaps down.... Phil

This depicts flaps down....

Phil
Forum: RV-10 09-02-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,810
Posted By philb
I just isolate the crew input from the...

I just isolate the crew input from the passenger's input, and the whine goes away....

:eek:
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-26-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,204
Posted By philb
You're right - the biggest efficiencies come when...

You're right - the biggest efficiencies come when you can string together at least several hours daily, multiple days in a row - takes less time to mentally catch up to the next task. Having a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,032
Posted By philb
+1 on flying my RV in Vans shoes- great tactile...

+1 on flying my RV in Vans shoes- great tactile feel, won’t wear anything else. I grew up in SoCal, they took me thru high school- just rediscovered them in the past few years!!

Phil
rV10
Bountiful,...
Forum: Autopilots 08-12-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,795
Posted By philb
I just had exactly the same thing happen to me...

I just had exactly the same thing happen to me couple of months ago. Roll pin just backed out.

When I talked to Bruce, (i hadn't opened up the servo yet) he suggested no repairs were possible, so I...
Forum: RV-10 08-04-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By philb
I installed the system without the springs early...

I installed the system without the springs early in phase I, then connected the springs later in phase 1. Lots of cussing to get them engaged, for sure! No noticeable force difference, but makes a...
Forum: Autopilots 07-07-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,609
Posted By philb
I had a problem with a freewheeling roll trutrak...

I had a problem with a freewheeling roll trutrak servo on my -10.

Email to bendix, got the autoreply to contact mid-continent.

Emails (3) to mid-continent and phone calls (2) until talked to live...
Forum: Autopilots 05-31-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By philb
Thanks, Bill, Might be in the market- continuity...

Thanks, Bill,

Might be in the market- continuity on torque wire is good, and 5 v when autopilot on. The control arm just freely pivots. Going to give mid-continent a ring. Trutrak used to refurbish...
Forum: Autopilots 05-27-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By philb
Man, if that works, you're due about $800 of your...

Man, if that works, you're due about $800 of your favorite beverage, and maybe it teaches the Bendix techs a thing or two!

It totally acts like a torque issue, - loose wire would be a great...
Forum: Autopilots 05-27-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By philb
Servo repairs?

Has anyone had experience repairing Trutrak servos?

Had a DSB-C roll servo go out. Completely stopped providing torque sufficient to move controls, not shear screw. Makes anemic stepping sound ...
Forum: RV-14 03-28-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,957
Posted By philb
The -10 has rubber channel called out and...

The -10 has rubber channel called out and provided for that gap. Probably more aerodynamic/cosmetic than cushioning though.

Phil
RV10
KBTF
Bountiful, Utah
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 980
Posted By philb
OMG, gonna get me one- I always lay down a...

OMG, gonna get me one-

I always lay down a couple strips of duct tape down the fairing when I drop the cowl, then spent half hour with mineral spirits getting the gunk off - this is the perfect...
Forum: COMM 02-16-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,047
Posted By philb
Smile It could be those stratospheric...

It could be those stratospheric gremlins...😳

Phil
KBTF
RV-10
Forum: Tools 12-27-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
ATS
Views: 1,399
Posted By philb
They were back ordered on the compression...

They were back ordered on the compression tester.

I ordered thru ACS, and got a 1 month backorder, est January.

I then went to ATS and ordered, there was no mention of backorder, so I canceled the...
Forum: Autopilots 11-11-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,650
Posted By philb
Unfortunately found the same thing with TT. If...

Unfortunately found the same thing with TT.

If I ever got to talk to a tech, I might get somewhere, but every time I called, nobody was available, but they would ?get right back when they were...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-09-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,339
Posted By philb
take a look at the RV 10 main gear airstops at...

take a look at the RV 10 main gear airstops at spruce

$83 for straight stem, $175 for angled stem! more than double just for the stem!

Phil
RV-10
Bountiful, Utah
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,987
Posted By philb
Mike Howe?s/Rick Barnes?s RV10 Spent hours and...

Mike Howe?s/Rick Barnes?s RV10

Spent hours and hours pondering his site. When I moved the project to the hangar (same airport)- he was the first guy to nose his way in, introduce himself, and...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-26-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,668
Posted By philb
Stein has a good selection of terminals in his...

Stein has a good selection of terminals in his terminal kit - I think I would spend more than $85 in time thinking about it and manually ordering! - this worked out well for my -10 - ended up using...
Forum: Autopilots 06-05-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,398
Posted By philb
Thanks guys! Pretty timely that it would post,...

Thanks guys!

Pretty timely that it would post, but TruTrak good to me on the upgrade to a new 385 Flat Pack. New unit with a 3 year warranty at a good price.

They did make sure I knew about the...
Forum: Autopilots 05-31-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,398
Posted By philb
Thanks Bob! Totally agree on the warranty- it?s...

Thanks Bob!

Totally agree on the warranty- it?s on me, just trying to figure best way forward at this point. I?ve got 2 of the 5600?s so sounds like I?ve got options. The plug and play of a vizion...
Forum: Autopilots 05-31-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,398
Posted By philb
AF-Pilot replacement

Hi Guys,
As luck would have it, got bit by the slow build.
Purchased an AF-Pilot 7 years ago, but just got around to flying 6 months ago.

Never worked out of the box despite in the field trouble...
Forum: Autopilots 04-06-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By philb
My vne is 200, vs1 is 60 I initially set up min...

My vne is 200, vs1 is 60

I initially set up min as at 80 and max as at 190 (coinciding with manual recs), but then liberalized to 60 and 200 based on some posts in AFS forums.

Regardless, the MAX...
Forum: Autopilots 04-06-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By philb
AF-Pilot issues

Sent this to trutrak several times over past few weeks, and left couple of voice mails, but no reply - if anybody has any thoughts, welcome your input - it's pretty specific about the product, so...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-22-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,833
Posted By philb
I sure do (riveting without a partner) I think I...

I sure do (riveting without a partner)

I think I drilled up to a #30, machine countersunk and used a cherry for the two most forward in that line. can hardly tell.


Phil
Salt Lake City
RV-10...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-11-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,931
Posted By philb
Smile "She's all done now" said no EAB....

"She's all done now"

said no EAB. ever.

Beautiful work and tribute!

Phil
RV10, "done" :)
Salt Lake City
Forum: RV-10 01-10-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,073
Posted By philb
To clarify- I also did the seat stop/nut plate...

To clarify-

I also did the seat stop/nut plate mod that allows for easier removal of the seat stop bolts- no need to mess with nuts- just a socket on an extension...

Phil
Forum: RV-10 01-10-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,073
Posted By philb
I installed Aerosport’s extended handle that...

I installed Aerosport’s extended handle that lifts the factory latch, and made the seat rail modification commonly used.

I can remove the seat stop ( 2 an4 bolts), lift the latch, remove the seat...
Forum: Tools 09-24-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,287
Posted By philb
I know for sure my very first order was to...

I know for sure my very first order was to cleveland tools - and they had the engraved countersinks. Subsequent orders to various vendors have all had the printed - i completely feel your pain - the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,472
Posted By philb
Skygeek in New York? Phil B Salt Lake City RV-10...

Skygeek in New York?

Phil B
Salt Lake City
RV-10 - finishing


oops - sorry, not exactly left, but there you go....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 988
Posted By philb
try pilotshop.com $127 Phil Barnette Salt Lake...

try pilotshop.com
$127


Phil Barnette
Salt Lake City
RV-10 waiting inspection
Forum: Reviews 02-19-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,947
Posted By philb
I had a great experience staying in Vernonia at...

I had a great experience staying in Vernonia at the ?Ride Inn?. Very clean, just the basics, reasonable rates, with discount for flight training with Mike. I think this place got a bad rep several...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By philb
Slick 6351

Hi Guys,

Purchased my TMXIO-540 from Mattituck (obviously a slow build) - it shipped with a left impulse coupled magneto. I'm aware of the SB for recurring inspection, and had initially planned on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By philb
Harbor Freight and Lowe's came through! used to...

Harbor Freight and Lowe's came through! used to do a lot of endoscopy, but this was made more difficult by not having the grabber tool pass through the endoscope.

Very easy to visualize with the oil...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By philb
Got a good look at it with a borescope- thank you...

Got a good look at it with a borescope- thank you harbor freight! Straight down.

It does look look like I?ll be able to get to it from a drain hole - hopefully will fit!

Yikes- wasn?t looking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,002
Posted By philb
Mag cushion

Any tricks to retrieving mag cushion dropped into engine🙁

Tried search function, but can?t see where anybody has fessed up...

Phil
RV-10 finishing (or so I thought...)
Forum: RV-10 02-08-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By philb
PM me your contact info - I?ll send mine to you,...

PM me your contact info - I?ll send mine to you, just sitting on shelf gathering dust.....

Phil
Salt Lake City
-10 awaiting inspection
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,059
Posted By philb
i thought i recognized his name from a previous...

i thought i recognized his name from a previous crash and subsequent lawsuit out near Sisters, OR. Not to speak ill, and with no speculation on cause.
Peace to his family.

Phil Barnette
Salt Lake...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-03-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,598
Posted By philb
Stein will be happy to take your money!

Stein will be happy to take your money!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,520
Posted By philb
Mmmm, yeah. Not sure what to make of this, and...

Mmmm, yeah. Not sure what to make of this, and how it may impact my future plans.

I?ve been right on the edge of pulling the trigger on Vince?s new F1 empennage to begin a Rocket build. The thought...
Forum: ADS-B 10-20-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,472
Posted By philb
I've got just the 12, and it was confirmed by...

I've got just the 12, and it was confirmed by Dallas Avionics that this was an earlier labeling of the 0012, and that I indeed was affected and needed the ADS-B upgrade.
Forum: ADS-B 10-19-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,919
Posted By philb
With a $2600 paperweight.....☹️

With a $2600 paperweight.....☹️
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-05-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,450
Posted By philb
TMX IO-540

This question is really for Mahlon, if he happens to lurk, but if anybody has any insight....

I purchased one of the last of the line TMXIO540 red-golds from mattituck a few years ago, but the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 741
Posted By philb
GTN 650 Garmin nav update cycles

Quick question- can't find on Garmin website or forums.

I purchased the one year subscription, but it starts with cycle 1707, which isn't current until June 22nd, and won't activate in the gps...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,915
Posted By philb
Does she go to Oregon STATE? Great...

Does she go to Oregon STATE?

Great school!

😜

Phil
Salt Lake City
KBTF
RV-10 so close I can taste it....
Forum: ADS-B 10-21-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 256,665
Posted By philb
I have the model of the 600-B which is affected,...

I have the model of the 600-B which is affected, but haven't flown yet.

Unfortunately, I don't know about the particulars to provide comment! Do I take Bill's side and argue/comment against the FAA...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,022
Posted By philb
Many doors have safety interlocks that make you...

Many doors have safety interlocks that make you hold the button to make go down - mine does. I don't have to hold it to go up, though.

Don't know if some manufacturers provide for disabling the...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 05-17-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,107
Posted By philb
I did my instrument at SLC - we usually ended up...

I did my instrument at SLC - we usually ended up going to Provo or Ogden for instrument work. While I think there is a benefit to feeling comfortable getting into and out of the larger airports, I...
Forum: RV-10 04-15-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,124
Posted By philb
me too please

phillip.barnette@hsc.utah.edu



Phil Barnette
Salt Lake City
Forum: RV-10 04-11-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,151
Posted By philb
Great! I've made enough modifications that have...

Great!

I've made enough modifications that have extended the build, happy to hear stock install is satisfactory in most cases - I'll hold off until problems present....

Phil
Forum: RV-10 04-10-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,151
Posted By philb
Helicoil kit

Hi Guys,

Is there still a helicoil kit for the front fork still making the rounds?

If not, anybody have the specs and I'll roll my own - the stock screw is 3/8-24 x 1 3/4, but I recall folks...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,654
Posted By philb
My understanding is that it's the physical...

My understanding is that it's the physical location of the plane.

I'm expecting Utah tax due this year- will pay the sales tax for the out of state purchases of airframe, engine, prop, avionics...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-11-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,654
Posted By philb
Ten day turnaround for new registration. Sent...

Ten day turnaround for new registration. Sent documents in on the 29th, hard copy original in hand yesterday! Man, now I need to kick it in gear to get done!!!!

Phil Barnette
RV-10, finishing
Salt...
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,968
Posted By philb
Just do it...... Do it all......

Just do it......

Do it all......
Forum: RV-10 11-30-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,747
Posted By philb
The RV-10 build disk is in pdf format - might...

The RV-10 build disk is in pdf format - might consider ordering that for future reference - and I think it has all the other ancillary flight testing, etc in it.

Best $10 I ever spent.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,374
Posted By philb
Looks like you can buy a very similar one from...

Looks like you can buy a very similar one from skycraft - note the price.
Never heard of the "bolkow" aircraft - looks like they had three models according to...
Forum: RV-10 10-04-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 827
Posted By philb
door pin material

Anybody have material specs on the door latch pin tube? (c-1012-L)

Premade from vans its over $30, but I'll make it if i find the raw tube material - Out of town now and forgot to look at the tube...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-25-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,013
Posted By philb
glad you're on the ground safely - good job!

glad you're on the ground safely - good job!
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