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Forum: Painting your RV 01-10-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,595
Posted By Zazoos
Vinyl Wrap

Really wanting to wrap my RV 6. So I purchased several 1'x5' pieces of 3M 2080 and 1080 film in various colors and finishes.

We noticed that you could easily scratch the films with a fingernail,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-16-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
Posted By Zazoos
My panel is Dynon but my intercom is Garmin....

My panel is Dynon but my intercom is Garmin. While I have never used the Dynon intercom system, I can say the Garmin is amazing. IMO it was really worth the extra expense.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,250
Posted By Zazoos
Beside prop any other suggestions to increase...

Beside prop any other suggestions to increase speed?


Thank you,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,250
Posted By Zazoos
Need for Speed

Did a speed test today and want some advice.
Full throttle and leaned. Max rpm was right at 2600.
Sterba Prop
Lycoming 0320 160 hp
Wheel pants and fairings installed.

If I had a prop that allowed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations! What a wonderful...

Congratulations! What a wonderful accomplishment.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-26-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,587
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations. Such a wonderful feeling. ...

Congratulations. Such a wonderful feeling.

Sweet looking 8!
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-25-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,556
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations! Such a great journey.

Congratulations! Such a great journey.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,268
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations! See the RV Grin has set in.

Congratulations!

See the RV Grin has set in.
Forum: Southeast 09-16-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,523
Posted By Zazoos
Hi John, Super, I will give shout out on here...

Hi John,

Super, I will give shout out on here when I get back.

T
Forum: Southeast 09-15-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,523
Posted By Zazoos
Hi John, My RV6 is located in Marshall, TX....

Hi John,

My RV6 is located in Marshall, TX. However, I am traveling till early October. If you still wanting a ride I would be happy to take you up when I get back.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-10-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,669
Posted By Zazoos
Dave, Sounds like the aviation bug has bit. I...

Dave,

Sounds like the aviation bug has bit.

I purchased a partially completed RV6 project prior to getting my license. I then purchased a flying light sport aircraft and got my light sport...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-09-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,651
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations!!! Also, good job on the jam...

Congratulations!!!

Also, good job on the jam nuts. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,818
Posted By Zazoos
Funny and clever. Loved it.

Funny and clever. Loved it.
Forum: Texas (North) 08-26-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,447
Posted By Zazoos
Hi Derek, My RV6 is located in Marshall, TX. ...

Hi Derek,

My RV6 is located in Marshall, TX. However, I am traveling till October. If your still wanting a ride I would be happy to take you up. Certainly close to you.

Any chance you play ice...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,085
Posted By Zazoos
Hi Vic, Any chance another discount code will be...

Hi Vic,

Any chance another discount code will be coming around. I was just a bit late seeing your post.
Congratulations on the new book.
Forum: Steam Gauges 07-30-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,887
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations on the new bird. I can't speak...

Congratulations on the new bird.
I can't speak to the DG, but I have a single Dynon 10" screen and a 10" iPad connected to Sentry GPS running ForeFlight. I really like the iPad setup.

Lets see a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,263
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations. That is an outstanding program....

Congratulations. That is an outstanding program. Very exciting!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,464
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations!!!!

Congratulations!!!!
Forum: Texas (North) 04-29-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,437
Posted By Zazoos
Hi Biggiesauls, Good to hear another East Texan...

Hi Biggiesauls,

Good to hear another East Texan is going to build such a great aircraft. Holler if I can help.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 427
Posted By Zazoos
Vinyl 3M 2080

Has anyone used the new 3M 2080?

Roughly how many feet of vinyl did you order for the base color?

Thank you,
Forum: Texas (South) 04-10-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,436
Posted By Zazoos
Obviously Mel is a great choice. Wanted him to...

Obviously Mel is a great choice. Wanted him to act as my DAR, but he was down with knee surgery.

If Mel isn't available you might reach out to Phillip Devlin 832-423-3398 located in Zavalla, TX.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-09-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By Zazoos
You are 100% correct about the WIFI and not...

You are 100% correct about the WIFI and not bluetooth connection.

Sorry, that is what I get for flying from the armchair this evening and dreaming about the next flight.

Thank you,
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-09-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By Zazoos
Foreflight and Bluetooth

My setup.
Dynon HDX with Garmin GMA 245.
IPad Pro 11 running Foreflight with Sentry.

My phone is bluetoothed to the GMA 245.
Sentry is bluetoohed to the IPad Pro 11 with Foreflight.

Can all the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-08-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,237
Posted By Zazoos
I appreciate the feedback. I replaced the intake...

I appreciate the feedback. I replaced the intake gaskets and tube boots. Decreased the size of the air ****. Plugged all the air leaks I could find in the baffling. I did fly 3 legs today but only...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 04-08-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,642
Posted By Zazoos
Tonight at my local airport a small private jet...

Tonight at my local airport a small private jet landed, two people got out wearing surgical masks. They met a couple at the fence. The people from the jet tossed a brown paper sack over the fence and...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-02-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,237
Posted By Zazoos
Seems like i have much room for improvement, but...

Seems like i have much room for improvement, but not sure where to start.
http://mybad.net/images/IMG_44681.jpg

Gear leg fairings and wheel pants installed.
Ground Adjustable Sensenich Prop on Pin...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Zazoos
Repairman Certificate

Is there a deadline to apply for the Repairman Certificate? I am out of Phase 1 and have everything ready to present, but in light of all the social distancing, I'm thinking about waiting a...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-30-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,232
Posted By Zazoos
I am on pin setting #4. Field elevation is 350'....

I am on pin setting #4. Field elevation is 350'. Lycoming 0-320 160 hp. I get 2250 rpm on climb out and 2710 rpm straight and level at 2500'. Leg and gear fairings installed and it did really...
Forum: Texas (North) 03-09-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,437
Posted By Zazoos
Sounds like we are close to each other. I live in...

Sounds like we are close to each other. I live in Gladewater and the RV-6 is in Marshall. Be happy to meet up sometime.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-28-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,231
Posted By Zazoos
Just ordered a ground adjustable Sensenich Prop...

Just ordered a ground adjustable Sensenich Prop and the instruction say, "Do not use the propeller as a tow-bar to move your aircraft." Started designing a tow bar for the tail wheel today. But it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,518
Posted By Zazoos
* Kudos! “Unloaded, leveled the wings and went...

* Kudos! “Unloaded, leveled the wings and went around.” It doesn’t make a lot of difference in RVs with the abundant low speed control authority, but unloading the wings first before leveling is good...
Forum: RV-10 01-17-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,107
Posted By Zazoos
Congratulations. What a great way to start...

Congratulations. What a great way to start 2020!!!!

It really is an amazing accomplishment. In the big scheme of things few people build and then test fly their own airplane. It may seem a bit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,205
Posted By Zazoos
Hi Leah, Is there a discount point where pilots...

Hi Leah,

Is there a discount point where pilots with low time can expect a price break.

For instance I have 33 hours of tail wheel time total, but say I hit say 100 hours tw time before my policy...
Forum: Propellers 01-06-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By Zazoos
Sterba Prop Info

My 0-320 E2A 160 hp came with a Sterba 68x72 prop.

There really wasn't any information in the prop logbook.

Just curious about a few things.
1. What is the safe max continuous RPM?
2. I have not...
Forum: COMM 01-04-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Zazoos
Comm Update: Finally got to fly again today. I...

Comm Update:

Finally got to fly again today. I adjusted the Mic Gain per the instruction while on the ground and the engine running. While saying Test repeatedly I would get a "Good" response when...
Forum: COMM 12-26-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Zazoos
Unit is new.

Unit is new.
Forum: COMM 12-26-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By Zazoos
Dynon Comm Help

Symptoms:
Flying close to another airplane the other day and they reported that sometimes my comm message was broken and other times they couldn't hear anything other than me keying up.

Next day a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-19-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,641
Posted By Zazoos
Mixture Useage?

Need help learning when to use mixture.
I could of sworn Vic said in the EAA Webinar recently that right after startup he leans the engine. However, I was thinking that on the idle circuit of the...
Forum: Reviews 12-10-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By Zazoos
I will have to agree. I have their Flap Motor and...

I will have to agree. I have their Flap Motor and I'm really happy with it. Plus when I had a couple of questions Pat was very helpful.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-05-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By Zazoos
Fuel pressure

Fuel pressure with boost pump on and rpm's low in the pattern result in a high pressure. Around 8psi. Is that ok ? If so, for how long? If I turn the boost pump off the pressure drops to about 5 psi....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,486
Posted By Zazoos
N86TF First Flight

I was very excited and nervous but the weather was perfect for my first flight today. I received tail wheel and transition training with Jan Bussell last week and that was a fantastic experience. I...
Forum: Painting your RV 11-19-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,900
Posted By Zazoos
I had a similiar problem. See discussion...

I had a similiar problem. See discussion here:
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=166753

The solution for me was:
JASCO Paint and Epoxy Remover. I let it sit on there for about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,150
Posted By Zazoos
RV-6 Approved for Launch

This RV-6 was started in 1994 by Denny B. and I purchased it from him in July of 2016. The first 15 months the project just set in my shop for 2 reasons. One was I really didn't have a clue where to...
Forum: Tools 09-23-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,923
Posted By Zazoos
I picked up a used Rigid 14" and run Timber Wolf...

I picked up a used Rigid 14" and run Timber Wolf Blades. https://www.timberwolfblades.com/

Cuts like butter!
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-22-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By Zazoos
Kyle, That sounds like a much better...

Kyle,

That sounds like a much better solution.

Thank you very much.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-22-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By Zazoos
Aileron and Wing tip alignment

All my rigging is done and everything is within specs. YEAH!!!

My right wing tip is a bit high compared to the aileron.

I was thinking of two approaches to fix it.
First is to remove the rib at...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By Zazoos
Thank you for all the help. The problem was my...

Thank you for all the help. The problem was my fault as I overlooked a connector that acts as a jumper that plugs into the pro x hub.

Thank you again,
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By Zazoos
DYNON Transponder and ADBS Setup Help

DYNON Transponser 261 and ADSB 472

Approach Fast Stack made my wiring harness.

Set Transponder to Serial Port #1. (per Approach Fast Stack instructions)
Set ADSB 472 to Serial Port #3. (per...
Forum: GPS 09-08-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By Zazoos
That was the solution. Thank you to...

That was the solution. Thank you to everyone.
http://mybad.net/GPS/IMG_0781.jpg
Forum: GPS 09-07-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By Zazoos
The GPS is the 2020 model. Not sure about the...

The GPS is the 2020 model. Not sure about the selection thing you mentioned.

I did roll the plane out in the blazing Texas heat for several minutes, but no change.

Keep the great ideas...
Forum: GPS 09-07-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,289
Posted By Zazoos
DYNON No GPS Position Source

Turned on the DYNON HDX for the first time today. Everything seems good except for the "No GPS Position Source."

I opened up the two dsub connectors to verify wiring is correct and the pins are...
Forum: Propellers 09-05-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 880
Posted By Zazoos
Sterba Propeller Torque?

Ready to torque the prop, but not sure how much.

The bolt diameter is 7/16.

Found the following but not sure my answer is in there:
http://www.greatplainsas.com/edinstall.html

Thank you,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,659
Posted By Zazoos
I am wondering the same thing. Not sure what to...

I am wondering the same thing. Not sure what to safety wire the drilled bolt head to that goes through the pushrod.

http://mybad.net/images/PitchServo.jpg
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-27-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,697
Posted By Zazoos
Love it. Starry Night is the only artistic item...

Love it. Starry Night is the only artistic item I have hanging in my office. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By Zazoos
Auto Pilot Servo Bolts

The Dynon Servo instructions call for non drilled bolts attaching the pushrod to the push/pull rod. Also Vans calls for non drilled bolts to attach push/pull tubes to the control stick.

However,...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-28-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By Zazoos
Rudder Pedal Travel

The copilot right rudder gusset hits the left rudder cross tube when the left rudder pedal is pressed. This wouldn't be an issue but left rudder deflection is only about 15 degrees when the right...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-08-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,120
Posted By Zazoos
Finally coming together!

Just wanted to share my excitement. My RV 6 project received it registration in the mail today. N86TF is official!

Going to try and work 86 into the tail paint scheme related to the meaning that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,214
Posted By Zazoos
DecalPro Question

So I plan on painting my panel with base coat and then clear coat and using decalpro to label.

Are you applying the decalpro to the base coat and then clear coating?

Or are you applying the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,976
Posted By Zazoos
Registering and Requesting Custom N-Number

Its about time for me to register the project and I was thinking about requesting a custom n-number during the registration process. I have the EAA Step by Step Guide, but I'm curious if y'all think...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,270
Posted By Zazoos
Seats from Germany

Anyone ordered seats from this company in Germany?
https://www.lemke-polsterei.com/rv-7-7a-and-rv-9-9a-interior-kits/

Thanks,
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-20-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 914
Posted By Zazoos
Thank you. Relay ordered.

Thank you. Relay ordered.
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-20-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 914
Posted By Zazoos
Ray Allen Trim and G407 Grip wiring?

I have a Ray Allen Trim Servo with a G407F Grip.

The wiring schematic shows two white wires from the servo, plus ground wire, and 12v power wires . However, the G407F grip does not have a provision...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-17-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,958
Posted By Zazoos
Thanks for all the help. The JASCO Paint and...

Thanks for all the help. The JASCO Paint and Epoxy Remover works like a charm. I let it sit on there for about 12 hours and then scrape with a piece of plexiglass. Doesn't even take much scraping to...
Forum: Texas (North) 12-17-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By Zazoos
Hi Joe, I'm located in Hallsville and would be...

Hi Joe,

I'm located in Hallsville and would be happy to visit with you and even show my project. There is another person here in Hallsville that is also currently building a RV6 and another person...
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