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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By 10builder
ON SPEED

I found the prior thread that I believe discusses this:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=148638

Congrats Vac...looking forward to seeing more about this.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,151
Posted By 10builder
Welcome news

I'm so glad I chose to call you recently to thank you personally for the hoses you provided. I'm even more appreciative that you felt you could be transparent with me during that call and share the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By 10builder
Per GRT...

I had this same question when connecting the GRT Mini X to the STX-165R. Here is the response I received from GRT technical support:





Of course, once you set the port speed and save the setting,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-14-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,448
Posted By 10builder
Not solid

Larry,

What you are seeing at the far end is a straight fitting from pump to flexible firelsleeved teflon hose terminated at the near end by a 90 stainless fitting into the carb. The hose pictured...
Forum: Reviews 05-14-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,103
Posted By 10builder
And a second...

I'll second! I just purchased and installed the polished oil separator which is of absolute superb quality and easily installed. Watched the video on their site which details the construction of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,448
Posted By 10builder
Thanks Tom S.!

Appreciate the folks who quickly answered my question, especially Tom (TS FLIGHTLINES) for identifying the ACS p/n for the restrictor (05-11908) and for also sending me a beautiful set of teflon...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,448
Posted By 10builder
Thanks!

Thanks for all of the replies - really appreciate your help. (Tom - will be calling you this week for some additional hoses).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,448
Posted By 10builder
Which AN816 Fitting?

Hooking up the fuel pressure line to the sensor and noticed in ACS that there are two different fitting sizes: AN816-4 and AN816-4-4. I'm not able to find any information on the difference. Thanks...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-26-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,005
Posted By 10builder
Vinyl under CS screws

I just finished applying this vinyl within the past week. The screw holes for the radio were countersunk, the vinyl was applied, a small nail sized hole poked and then the screw installed. Said...
Forum: Engine Monitors 04-26-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By 10builder
Try from a PC.

You are likely having an issue on the iPad because Mike's EIS editor uses Adobe Flash Player.
Forum: Engine Monitors 04-26-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By 10builder
I believe this is it...

Check this out:

http://www.my9a.com/eis/
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-24-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,005
Posted By 10builder
I'll second vinyl...

Found on Amazon for a few bucks a nice section of 3M vinyl that simulates carbon fiber. It applies easily to a clean surface, and the openings are a cinch to cut. If you make a mistake, start over...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-13-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By 10builder
Not at all

I just went through the same thing and followed the advice of folks here on the message board. Ordered the gear from Aircraft...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By 10builder
Think about it....

Like many in the experimental aviation community, CAT is a small, family owned business operating on thin margins to ensure they continue to remain competitive. Consider for a moment the costs...
Forum: Reviews 02-03-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By 10builder
Mock-up

After several revisions, Bill at Up North Aviation (VAF advertiser) provided me with a full size .pdf which I took to a local office supply retailer. They printed out on heavy stock for $6, and I...
Forum: Reviews 01-11-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By 10builder
Bill is Awesome!

Contacted Bill at Up North Aviation (VAF advertiser) to start on my panel based on the positive feedback in this forum. He received my panel and mock-up via USPS on Monday afternoon, and in only a...
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,050
Posted By 10builder
Cholera Clinic Supplies

Surgical gloves, bed pans, saline solution, HRP's, gas powered pressure washer, solar powered water purifier.

http://oi68.tinypic.com/2nty7tg.jpg
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-29-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,430
Posted By 10builder
Hudly

Thanks Mickey; I'm not sure how I missed that! GRT Mini and Hudly it is for me!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,430
Posted By 10builder
Worst case...

When you back the Kickstart for the nextgen Hudly in the link provided in my previous post, they indicate that credit cards aren't charged until the unit ships. Also, based on the following link the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,430
Posted By 10builder
Android "stick" Computer

I recall the attendant at the GRT booth mentioning this possibility as well; however, I currently don't see this functionality mentioned anywhere in the description of the newest wireless...
Forum: COMM 10-23-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By 10builder
Breaking the coax will introduce losses (avoid...

Breaking the coax will introduce losses (avoid doing so if you can). In addition, at the wing root a connector will permit an opening to moisture in the path.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By 10builder
Sold...

Thanks for posting this high resolution pic. I've been exchanging messages with Mike Lauritsen (Cleveland Aircraft Tool) about this same topic as I was about to purchase substructure dies for my...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-13-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,327
Posted By 10builder
Purpose tested?

Has anyone done any in-depth testing on these to confirm they are suitable for aircraft electrical connections? What exactly is the method for retaining the stranded cable if not a solid crimp? My...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-13-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,650
Posted By 10builder
Only one person is eligible...

Only one person is eligible for the repairman's certificate for a given homebuilt, so regardless of one's ability (or merit) in convincing the FAA, it may be a mute point to try if one was already...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-31-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,004
Posted By 10builder
Transponder Antenna Location

"Longer coax is never a good substitute for optimal antenna placement. I say this based on too many years of dealing with very expensive and cumbersome antenna configurations on a variety of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,803
Posted By 10builder
That Peltor looks familiar!

That Peltor looks familiar, but I think it was brand new when I wore it during the demo ride you gave me in the Pitts S2-B in KFFT many years ago! That was an experience that I have never forgotten,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,602
Posted By 10builder
Valve stem cap?

I know with the -10 I had to remove the yellow cap in order for the valve stem to clear the nose fork.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,873
Posted By 10builder
Have you checked the inside of the spinner?

Have you checked the inside of the spinner?
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 04-23-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,074
Posted By 10builder
Been to PaP in my -10

Flew a humanitarian mission in my RV-10 from Ft. Lauderdale Exec non-stop to Port-au-Prince. There was some paperwork needed in advance; we got a lot of help from Bahamas Habitat ...
Forum: Southeast 12-02-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By 10builder
You are fast, Bob!

I sent him a P.M.

flying dot my dot rv10 at gmail dot com

six 1 5 niner six niner fife zero six one.

N104BS 385 hours (and with four kids now, its for sale :D)
Forum: Southeast 12-02-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By 10builder
@ KMQY

P.M. sent...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 643
Posted By 10builder
PLA Credit (College Credit) for RV Build/ Repairman?

Has anyone successfuly acquired PLA (Prior Learning Assessment) credit from an accredited university for holding the Repairman's Certificate and/or documenting their building experience of an RV? ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 93,864
Posted By 10builder
8 quarts at oil change...

I'll second the comments above. For the IO-540, anything above 8 quarts ends up on the belly of the aircraft. I don't think I even add any between oil changes anymore, which equates to about a quart...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,542
Posted By 10builder
Figured it out...

I was having this exact same problem and it was driving me crazy. It was really frustrating because I couldn't readily duplicate the problem on the ground with the console cover off (RV-10). I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,730
Posted By 10builder
Talking Mandatory?

I'm questioning the legitimacy of Van's making this a mandatory service bulletin. They did not actually build the calendar, and given it's experiential nature - is compliance really...
Forum: RV-10 12-27-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,140
Posted By 10builder
I did fail to mention...

...that I did install a blast tube to the mechanical fuel pump. As mentioned in this thread, that may also been the reason my problem disappeared.
Forum: RV-10 12-27-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,140
Posted By 10builder
I experienced the same...

...and after reading the Pelican's Perch articles decided that upon departure at high power settings, I really needed that electric fuel pump on to achieve high fuel flows. (I depart 120kts, 2600...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-22-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,083
Posted By 10builder
Not for extended use...

The folks at Mattituck told me that in an operating engine the sensor location will typically reflect ~180F when the temperature in the sump is at ~212F. Of course, that is the minimum temperature...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,853
Posted By 10builder
The chance to use an RV to help...

What great machines these RV's are! I've always harbored a fear of narcissism with this hobby. I've strived to put that aside and hoped one day I could use this passion for airplanes and flying to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-29-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,222
Posted By 10builder
Steve, I had the same problem with the C/S...

Steve,

I had the same problem with the C/S Hartzell on my RV-10. The difference was mine occured at about 50 hours TT. I called the factory and they indicated there were no safety of flight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,721
Posted By 10builder
And don't scrub!

Just use a little MEK on a cloth to remove those other marks; don't scrub!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,768
Posted By 10builder
Don't be tempted...

...into settling for something less than what you really have your heart set on. For some of us the window of opportunity to build and fly our own airplane is short, and may only come once in a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,524
Posted By 10builder
Something a little more flexible?

Years ago an A&P friend of mine suggested I look for bristle brush material attached to a long flexible strip that could be formed around the inside opening of the fairing. His thought was that if...
Forum: RV-10 09-07-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,331
Posted By 10builder
Maybe not a problem at all?

Walt - are you sure you have a problem? The door seals have a generous cross section and make contact with the deepest part of the canopy "channels". The inner flange when finished will leave a 1/8...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,374
Posted By 10builder
All speculation aside...

It was interesting to read the "Grass for gas" article in the September '09 issue of AOPA Pilot where a fellow RV owner (Dave Hirschman) flew with 20 gallons of Swift fuel in his RV-3 from Indiana to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,854
Posted By 10builder
It would most likely feel like...

"a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced":eek:

Sending my donation now Doug!
Forum: RV-10 08-06-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 376,339
Posted By 10builder
S/N 40308

https://s30.postimg.org/8ah18ld75/IMG_0194.jpg

Of course, she's now with her latest, terrific owner in West Tennessee!:D
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-13-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By 10builder
close, but not...

Thanks, but I'm looking for the blank hole covers for when a switch or breaker is removed (or in my case yet to be filled). Not the toggle switch "boots".
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-13-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By 10builder
Where can I buy those little caps?

I've planned my switch panel with a couple of spare holes and would like to know where I may find these neat little snap in caps shown on this Cessna panel. Any...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-15-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,011
Posted By 10builder
WTB SlickStart

I made the mistake of not buying the SlickStart module when I purchased my TMX-540 a year ago. My left mag is the Slick 6393 and my understanding is that I need the SS1001 for this type of retard...
Forum: RV-10 07-12-2006, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,264
Posted By 10builder
Just got my -10 Bogert bar delivered today. I...

Just got my -10 Bogert bar delivered today. I was really surprised at how light it was. Very nicely built I might add. BTW - if you decide to go this route you do not need the extensions; Van's...
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