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Forum: COMM 05-12-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 973
Posted By moosepileit
For hard core IMC- rain, light snow (yes, NOT a...

For hard core IMC- rain, light snow (yes, NOT a FIKI plane type), etc- is there any p-static effect on an Archer in a wingtip vs. whiskers or towel bar or blades on the tail?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-08-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By moosepileit
If that is a IFR to anyone's needs (EASA but non-...

If that is a IFR to anyone's needs (EASA but non- TSO) altimeter, it might be worth an aircraft sales website listing, with or without a current yellow tag or passing an IFR cert.

Glider websites,...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 05-07-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By moosepileit
Initial CFI and FBO recs near SLC

Any recs for CFI and/or FBO initial flying lessons at U42, South Valley Regional Airport Salt Lake City, UT?

Thank you.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-07-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By moosepileit
Thanks for posting the 5 Ws of the solution.

Thanks for posting the 5 Ws of the solution.
Forum: ADS-B 04-29-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,598
Posted By moosepileit
Does P-static have the ability to interfere with...

Does P-static have the ability to interfere with the transponder side of the install?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-27-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By moosepileit
Thanks, science experiment complete, mods can...

Thanks, science experiment complete, mods can close/delete.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-25-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By moosepileit
WTB Gray code encoder and KT-76A harness

Looking for a functional 14V Gray Code encoder, WITH a harness and connectors for a KT-76A.

Eight won too, too too fife, zed six niner fowr or PM.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-21-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By moosepileit
Simple!

Current OS is simply in error.

Reinstalled last OS, back to perfect, which is technically, quite unacceptable.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-17-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,070
Posted By moosepileit
KHEG/Herlong and Palatka/28J are about equal to...

KHEG/Herlong and Palatka/28J are about equal to north and south, lots of restricted airspace- flight following helps. Anyone here have a spot at Haller or know Reynolds? Both private and nearer. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,452
Posted By moosepileit
Love mine, but it came with plane.

Love mine, but it came with plane.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-13-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,453
Posted By moosepileit
Those will be sub1000 lumens each, likely RFI...

Those will be sub1000 lumens each, likely RFI noisy, too. Less than half of what you need, each.

Power draw is too low.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By moosepileit
I used my 50/50 numbers and carb/low pressure...

I used my 50/50 numbers and carb/low pressure example data, plus a hotter run PS5C 15psi pressure carb'd Pitts/non- RV plane. I have not gone below 50/50 myself. I prefer diluting the lead over...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By moosepileit
Glad to help and keep this topic going each...

Glad to help and keep this topic going each spring.

Thank you for checking mechanicals first and then posting your outcome.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-09-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,033
Posted By moosepileit
Second on check breather. Had a few minor leaks...

Second on check breather.

Had a few minor leaks very similar stop when breather that was too close to exhaust trying to do the vaporize trick was given free stream. It stopped both the seaps and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By moosepileit
The summer cut of REC 90, 50/50 with Avgas, I...

The summer cut of REC 90, 50/50 with Avgas, I find no issues to 10,500'- msl, hotter/higher DA in summer heat. The winter stuff, this time of year, seems to always catch folks come Sun N Fun...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 883
Posted By moosepileit
It's changeover season and the possible winter 90...

It's changeover season and the possible winter 90 octane is boiling. What was OAT and altitudes?

I run similar, 50/50 ratio, noted similar- however, Carb'd. Went to 9500 to check for it and found...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-04-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,121
Posted By moosepileit
VA-400-WiFi Bundle: Vividia Ablescope VA-400 USB...

VA-400-WiFi Bundle: Vividia Ablescope VA-400 USB Rigid Articulating Borescope Plus VA-B2 WiFi AirBox for iOS Tablets iPhone and Android Phone and Tablet.

If you use an apple device, this bundled or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,669
Posted By moosepileit
Distinctions lacking difference, if ever it was.

Distinctions lacking difference, if ever it was.
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-27-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By moosepileit
Assuming you have all the updates and play by the...

Assuming you have all the updates and play by the rules, point the MFGR at your FSDO and vice versa.

No success, get political. First the airplane groups then the elected.

Everyone knew they built...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-26-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By moosepileit
I'm close enough on ifr pitot static dates...

I'm close enough on ifr pitot static dates sliding in a loaner is easiest- if fixed, I'll keep it. If not- smells like upgrade time.

The encoder works- but is its timing contoller inside the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-26-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By moosepileit
Galin, I think it's just going to be time for a...

Galin, I think it's just going to be time for a GTX 375 as I "need" a GPS IFR navigator and the ES transponder will replace the KT-76A at the same time in roughly the same spot.

I could get a Garmin...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-26-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By moosepileit
similar not identical

KT-76A, passes bench test. GRT Sport SX200 EFIS is the encoder, via its dedicated Gray Code outputs. It has passed IFR pitot static and its menus show it is encoding accurately. It outputs to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,480
Posted By moosepileit
RV-6 and small vert/rudder, book deflections, yes.

RV-6 and small vert/rudder, book deflections, yes.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-18-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By moosepileit
Brush Research FLEX-HONE Cylinder Hone, BC...

Brush Research FLEX-HONE Cylinder Hone, BC Series, Silicon Carbide Abrasive, 1/2" (12.7 mm) Diameter, 240 Grit Size
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-09-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,909
Posted By moosepileit
Well my last TSO'd butyls had pores in them that...

Well my last TSO'd butyls had pores in them that leaked flat twice before I found the rascals.

Have a feeling they CAN all work and can ALL fail, not from wear and tear or shock loads or FOD only.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-08-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,909
Posted By moosepileit
Anyone want to rig up a torture test between this...

Anyone want to rig up a torture test between this Ama.com, a natural rubber cheapie, a normal TSO tube and the 2 butyl $$ aviation tubes?

I assume the key is strength at the valve stem for torture. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,664
Posted By moosepileit
Was aviation insurance ever separated by cheaper...

Was aviation insurance ever separated by cheaper and fewer seats risk-exposure or private vs. commercial, ownership and operating as we do in light, single, piston, NON-commercial GA?

Could "our"...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-27-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By moosepileit
1N5820 Schottky Barrier Rectifier Diodes 3A 20V...

1N5820 Schottky Barrier Rectifier Diodes 3A 20V DO-201AD (DO-27) Axial 5820 IN5820 3 Amp 20 Volt should be dandy.


Dan covered the rest. If you have multiple items you might use a Schottky on a...
Forum: Florida (South) 02-27-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,667
Posted By moosepileit
The FBO at FMY was great- do tie down flight...

The FBO at FMY was great- do tie down flight controls well as it is always breezy.

Rental brought out next to plane, trunk open, AC blasting by the time we were half way secured.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-19-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,273
Posted By moosepileit
I had same with a legacy magnetometer, live...

I had same with a legacy magnetometer, live emails/vid clips of my data, what to check and a quick replacement swap.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-01-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,238
Posted By moosepileit
Gravity and variable head pressure and repeated...

Gravity and variable head pressure and repeated prolonged exposure? Aren't sender cover plates usually on top in boats and autos and are on the side in RV aircraft?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-30-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By moosepileit
The experts will add more, but dry or Hylomar,...

The experts will add more, but dry or Hylomar, not oil or sealant.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,030
Posted By moosepileit
Freight Dawg's favorite magenta line retriever.

Freight Dawg's favorite magenta line retriever.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-25-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 66,147
Posted By moosepileit
Simple procedure works on 30AH AGM Deka...

Simple procedure works on 30AH AGM Deka batteries-

$15 Inverter of 300W continuous output.
100W 110VAC box fan. High is 10amp draw. Low is about 5, so High for 30AH and Low for small...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,467
Posted By moosepileit
Do you know there is a gate at the 2 hotels where...

Do you know there is a gate at the 2 hotels where you can hop off the busses and escape for a break?

We met Van himself on a golf cart ride when he stopped as he had seats open. This was after the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-15-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,755
Posted By moosepileit
C.I. Solvent Blue 98 searches, the trade name ,...

C.I. Solvent Blue 98 searches, the trade name , has TDS and MSDS info that gives no help to this non-chemist, storage coordinator or firefighter.

Anyone know if it concentrates and acts like...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-14-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,755
Posted By moosepileit
Anyone run 100% mogas with or without ethanol and...

Anyone run 100% mogas with or without ethanol and get goo proseal reversion?

Ethanol could have issues that skew this- but any way to prove a 100 LL blue fuel dye cause?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-30-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,353
Posted By moosepileit
LiFePO4 batts seem to have the common "Lithium-x"...

LiFePO4 batts seem to have the common "Lithium-x" constraints- avoid depleting below 40% and charging to over 80-some percent to get maximum life cycles.

Avoid hitting them hard with charge or drain...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-28-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,353
Posted By moosepileit
1) Puffing is an indication that the internal...

1) Puffing is an indication that the internal resistance of the battery is too high for normal use and standard 1C charge rates.

2) Dendrites build up and the BMS cannot fully compensate.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,777
Posted By moosepileit
A glider gear up/belly landing at this most...

A glider gear up/belly landing at this most inopportune time is now the thing I fear most in aviation.

#nogrommet
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-23-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By moosepileit
It does with the SX200 and only needs a usb hub...

It does with the SX200 and only needs a usb hub and a bluetooth dongle.
Forum: COMM 12-13-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By moosepileit
$140 turns any 2 plug headset into...

$140 turns any 2 plug headset into bluetooth.

FARO Stealth Audio Link Sporty's Exclusive! Add Bluetooth to Any Headset
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-08-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,629
Posted By moosepileit
I thought this was the bible for...

I thought this was the bible for...
Forum: RV-14 12-01-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,387
Posted By moosepileit
Canadian quick build...

Canadian quick build placards-

https://www.narcity.com/u/2020/05/06/8a7b3a688be8bc2e2fae50dad4f2fcca.png_640xrel.png
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-16-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,247
Posted By moosepileit
[QUOTE=RVDan;1478152]I canít put my finger on it...

[QUOTE=RVDan;1478152]I canít put my finger on it but someone did a teardown comparison of the two 60A alternators. IIRC, the conclusion was that the B&C was a modified genuine DENSO and the PP unit...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-14-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,303
Posted By moosepileit
At 70/80, down from 78, did you notice more hiss...

At 70/80, down from 78, did you notice more hiss at the oil filler (rings), exhaust pipe (exhaust valve) or air inlet (intake valve)?

Plugs that ohm infinite still fire, they just beat up your...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-13-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By moosepileit
Take a vid clip of the x-y-z in the set menus...

Take a vid clip of the x-y-z in the set menus magnatometer setup pages. Jeff helped me figure out what I needed via email a few years back.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By moosepileit
Small multimeter that can handle an...

Small multimeter that can handle an amp.

Disconnect battery, put the meter in series at that spot.

Start pulling breakers and disconnecting power leads one at a time. Check current each time. A...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-03-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,154
Posted By moosepileit
The 18mm resistor Autolite 386/388 specs...

The 18mm resistor Autolite 386/388 specs 3000-12000 ohms.

Do they stay consistent over time?

Do you aim at the low end and return/exchange at the high end?

Do folks use the G3i harness and Slicks...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-02-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,674
Posted By moosepileit
Well written, thank you.

Well written, thank you.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-02-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,231
Posted By moosepileit
O.A. misses a lot and overstates a lot. Pull a...

O.A. misses a lot and overstates a lot.

Pull a jug and cam gaze.

1 qt in 8 is high if he has an air-oil sep or runs 6 qts or less in a normal 8 qt sump. Easier to find and fix.


Ten years and 200...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-30-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,674
Posted By moosepileit
Which, if any, brands/models will vertically...

Which, if any, brands/models will vertically couple outside/before AND above the FAF Altitude?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-30-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,674
Posted By moosepileit
Even to LNAV or LNAV/VNAV 400' HAT approaches,...

Even to LNAV or LNAV/VNAV 400' HAT approaches, you still don't want to dive and drive if you have vertical navigation.

Which systems allow capturing a vertical path outside and above the FAF, then...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,067
Posted By moosepileit
Enough folks put smoke oil tanks in the same spot...

Enough folks put smoke oil tanks in the same spot with similar shape, one is sure to show up in a WTB classified
Forum: Tools 10-28-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,730
Posted By moosepileit
This appears most popular if the form factor...

This appears most popular if the form factor works- I like mine.
10-65 inch pounds in 5 unit increments

Wheeler Firearms Accurizing Torque Wrench with Inch/Pounds Measurement, Bits and Storage Case...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-27-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By moosepileit
Mine is two words. Aviation related. EachWord...

Mine is two words.
Aviation related.

EachWord starts in caps and no space between.

RudderAileron

Would be an example if a memory jogger.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,590
Posted By moosepileit
For top coverage there is a sweet spot on the...

For top coverage there is a sweet spot on the vertical stab cap where forward projection does not catch your eye on the wings. Just not too far forward and not back too far. About 1/4 from the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-25-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,015
Posted By moosepileit
Obligatory try 4oz of MMO to 10 gals... Those...

Obligatory try 4oz of MMO to 10 gals...

Those electrode gaps look a bit wide and the Mags may be due an inspection/ service- possibly a stack up of wear asking for some love if they are not also 160...
Forum: ADS-B 10-25-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,425
Posted By moosepileit
uAvionix October 13th 2020 UAT update

Skybeacons:

https://uavionix.com/skybeacon-software-upgrade-to-ads-b-1-5-1/

Tailbeacons:

https://uavionix.com/tailbeacon-software-upgrade-to-ads-b-1-5-1/

"Description:
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-20-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,130
Posted By moosepileit
I have a horizontal Lyc Oil Filter Adapter that...

I have a horizontal Lyc Oil Filter Adapter that uses the 48110-. I red loctited an adapter so it now takes a 3/4"-16 thread female oil filter.

The oil filter adapter has an internal bypass, but can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,590
Posted By moosepileit
Yep, that Red 360 degree MSTRB is great. So...

Yep, that Red 360 degree MSTRB is great. So small, bright, low-draw, simple and radio silent. I'm glad to hear it caught on.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-13-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,486
Posted By moosepileit
I had always heard when I had an O-290D on a Wag...

I had always heard when I had an O-290D on a Wag Cuby that you could fly cut the case for the O-320 Cylinders and get the thicker valves to eliminate ine of the O-290 issues- gulping thin...
Forum: Autopilots 10-12-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,149
Posted By moosepileit
I have same and no rocking. Grab the 385 manual...

I have same and no rocking.

Grab the 385 manual and in good VMC take out some Lateral Activity (0-24, higher, more active).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,654
Posted By moosepileit
6cyl guys need only 1 comment- NAFOD;)

6cyl guys need only 1 comment-
NAFOD;)
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