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Forum: RV-10 02-19-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,115
Posted By Plummit
What constitutes "new"? When did the steps...

What constitutes "new"? When did the steps change?

-Marc
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-15-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By Plummit
We'll be there! -Marc and Rita

We'll be there!

-Marc and Rita
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,278
Posted By Plummit
How many cylinders have you been through in 1650...

How many cylinders have you been through in 1650 hours? I always believed that to be the weak point in the large displacement Conties.

-Marc
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-11-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,814
Posted By Plummit
The only thing this thread is missing is a review...

The only thing this thread is missing is a review of an engine running MMO! ;-)

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 02-07-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,140
Posted By Plummit
Save more $$$

If you don't fly your plane so much your tires and plugs will last much longer too. ;-) I bought my -10 to use, and the cost of maintenance is part of it. The cost of strut replacement pales...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-03-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Plummit
Correct. The tach sensor is +5v. It connects to...

Correct. The tach sensor is +5v. It connects to Pins 15, 3 and 12 of the GEA 71.

-Marc

QUOTE=Electrogunner;1321910]Hopefully g3xpert is online. Need confirmation before I start depinning the d...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,927
Posted By Plummit
That's interesting because according to Airnav,...

That's interesting because according to Airnav, there is only one runway there (18/36) and it's asphalt.

-Marc
Forum: Propellers 01-28-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,181
Posted By Plummit
Thanks for that Walt! I've started doing...

Thanks for that Walt! I've started doing post-flight inspections too. It just makes sense. And thanks for posting Mark, I learn so much from VAF!

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 01-13-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By Plummit
Pretty sure I understand what you did but would...

Pretty sure I understand what you did but would appreciate a pic.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,041
Posted By Plummit
It's a small market, where do you draw the line?

Guess that would mean that only genuine Lycoming engines should be used, not the Barrett/Titan/Lycon/whatever variation...

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,168
Posted By Plummit
Or male... ;-) -Marc

Or male... ;-)

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By Plummit
If I were going to steal fuel, I'd just remove...

If I were going to steal fuel, I'd just remove the drain and let it flow. Don't need no locking gas cap to hassle with at re-fueling time.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,282
Posted By Plummit
Me too!

Happy New year Doug. Did tiy get that copper line fixed? [ed. Yes and thanks for the offer! Cleaning up wet sheetrock now....ugh. v/r,dr] I wish I was closer, that's an easy repair.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,015
Posted By Plummit
Nice camera but I think you need new tape...

Nice camera but I think you need new tape measure! ;-)

-Marc
Forum: RV-14 12-05-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,421
Posted By Plummit
So where on the aileron do you tape the wedge? ...

So where on the aileron do you tape the wedge? Towards the root or tip, front or rear (trailing edge).

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,490
Posted By Plummit
Personally, I would rather not see the Niki...

Personally, I would rather not see the Niki "swoosh" on a van's product, but I agree that new merchandise would be welcome.

-Marc
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-04-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,292
Posted By Plummit
No, there are holes and connectors molded into...

No, there are holes and connectors molded into the housing of the GSM box. The pics just don't show it. It's good practice to have any circuits with 120vac protected from human touch. Since a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,074
Posted By Plummit
The statement ''Just build one" should have been...

The statement ''Just build one" should have been followed by: "I'll be right over to help if you need it!" :D

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 12-03-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,254
Posted By Plummit
I beg to differ Bruce! ;-) I have the wires on...

I beg to differ Bruce! ;-) I have the wires on the outside (rear) of my sticks and use the anti-splat control lock. The way the block gets attached to the stick isn't a problem if you just run...
Forum: Tools 11-25-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,699
Posted By Plummit
Really? ...

Really? file:///C:/Users/User/AppData/Local/Temp/jresv9n5p703_A2b-1.pdf

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Plummit
Those are available in various sizes at your...

Those are available in various sizes at your local Plumbing Supply store. They are typically called "Jim" caps, and come in both 1½" and 2". One of those sizes should work.

-Marc
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-15-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,550
Posted By Plummit
Nice read

Great trip report and I really liked the "ice cream" story! Had similar experiences [CENTER]but I'm not a "chocolate" person. And that was a big hole in the ground... ;-)

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 11-05-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,048
Posted By Plummit
We were coming back to SoCal from Oregon a year...

We were coming back to SoCal from Oregon a year ago and Approach kept calling traffic coming up from behind. It was a Comanche that was ever so slowly gaining on us. I had the -10 firewalled around...
Forum: RV-10 10-30-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,109
Posted By Plummit
That looks like a nice way to get around the...

That looks like a nice way to get around the problem of adding a quick-drain valve to the 10D fitting. It turns out that Saf Air now makes an adapter for the 10D fitting but it's hard to find on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,173
Posted By Plummit
I used to own N2123P, which was a C-172S. The...

I used to own N2123P, which was a C-172S. The serial number was 10000 (Ten Thousand). Cessna has built a shi*t-load of airplanes....

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,302
Posted By Plummit
The best way I know of is to try a replacement...

The best way I know of is to try a replacement Alt and see if the problem is cured.

I had my field CB keep tripping on my PP Alt. I tried a replacement CB and checked the connections. Replaced...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-08-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Plummit
Thanks Levi, I'll check it out. I have 718.19...

Thanks Levi, I'll check it out. I have 718.19 software and I connected my GDL88 into the GDL 69 as shown in the installation manual (Hotel version).

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
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Views: 1,349
Posted By Plummit
If you need any tools or a ride somewhere let me...

If you need any tools or a ride somewhere let me know. I'm based at LGB so pretty close.

-Marc
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-07-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Plummit
G-900X and AADSB Weather

So I upgraded my panel to ADSB using the GDL-88 for out and in. Is it possible to switch back and forth between ADSB and Serius XM weather?

-Marc
Forum: California 09-26-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,324
Posted By Plummit
I won't take my RV there..... -Marc

I won't take my RV there.....

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,921
Posted By Plummit
10.3 Self-Announce Position and/or Intentions. “...

10.3
Self-Announce Position and/or Intentions.
“ Self-announce” is a procedure whereby
pilots broadcast their aircraft call sign,
position, altitude, and intended flight activity or
ground...
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,677
Posted By Plummit
Mine were just left open Larry. I also have an...

Mine were just left open Larry. I also have an AOA that has a hole in the top of the wing. No big deal, but if you really didn't want the holes now is the time to fill them.

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 09-19-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Plummit
I doubt that installing the .18 revision will...

I doubt that installing the .18 revision will help. Since I posted I've come to the conclusion that I may have to enter a value on the fuel calibration page for the K factor of the Red Cube. The...
Forum: Tools 09-19-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,632
Posted By Plummit
No band saw but

I've got a Craftsman table saw you can have for free! The shipping might be prohibitive......

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 09-15-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,204
Posted By Plummit
As does the Call Air! -Marc

As does the Call Air!

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 09-15-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Plummit
G-900X and Red Cube

I have a G-900X that I just updated to Software 718.19 and I had to re-load the aircraft calibrations. Now my fuel flow is off (reads too low). The G3Xpert advised me to load the FT60 transducer...
Forum: Reviews 09-03-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,827
Posted By Plummit
Mobile Hotspot

So do these Hotspots use data while sitting idle? IOW, can you leave one turned "On" all the time waiting for a signal to activate a smart switch?

-Marc
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-03-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,998
Posted By Plummit
Really? I just installed the GDL-88 UAT ADSB...

Really? I just installed the GDL-88 UAT ADSB device from Garmin and my plane showed up on Flight aware squawking 1200 and not talking to anyone!

-Marc
Forum: ADS-B 09-01-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,686
Posted By Plummit
Garmin 718.19 with GDL88 and FS-210

Update: Well I loaded the 718.19 software but Garmin only provided me with the installation manual for 718.17. There seems to be some minor differences in what some operations show. I had a heck...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-01-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,843
Posted By Plummit
I'm in the camp that your mixture is already too...

I'm in the camp that your mixture is already too lean. Fatten it up (enrichen) and make sure you get an increase in RPM as you move the mixture to idle from full rich.

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 09-01-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,670
Posted By Plummit
that's great, I wish I had it to build my own,but...

that's great, I wish I had it to build my own,but I'll follow along on your build.

regards
-Marc
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-30-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 900
Posted By Plummit
What's going on at Barrett?

I needed a new intake tube for my Barrett IO-540 so I called 2 weeks ago and spoke with Allen. He said he was going to ship me one. When it didn't arrive I called and spoke with Rhonda on Monday...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-25-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 484
Posted By Plummit
G-900X trims not shown

Got the issues figured out today.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,513
Posted By Plummit
Pedal extensions

Steve I sent you a pm.

-Marc
Forum: Tools 08-13-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,523
Posted By Plummit
I have a similar compressor made by a different...

I have a similar compressor made by a different company and I found that they do indeed run out of air with die grinders and the like. For all other uses it's fine for me. If you want to add to the...
Forum: Safety 08-12-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By Plummit
Interesting product, but my concern would be how...

Interesting product, but my concern would be how does it work in a wind-blown fire, such as an aircraft in flight or even a burning aircraft on the ground when the wind is blowing. All of the videos...
Forum: RV-10 08-10-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By Plummit
Pardon me for being obtuse, but how did you...

Pardon me for being obtuse, but how did you "modify" the nut?

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 08-10-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By Plummit
Did you have to redrill the nose gear for the new...

Did you have to redrill the nose gear for the new tightened position?

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,556
Posted By Plummit
Very nice job on the lines, but how to you get...

Very nice job on the lines, but how to you get the scat tubing for rear-seat heat past the fuel selector?

-Marc
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-08-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 44,658
Posted By Plummit
Yeah but when was the last time you saw an...

Yeah but when was the last time you saw an aircraft jack with castering wheels....

-Marc
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-08-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 19,949
Posted By Plummit
I ordered a kit for my IO540 as I always...

I ordered a kit for my IO540 as I always suspected an intake leak on my engine. I had already replaced all of the flat gaskets, but the idle was still not as steady as it should be. While doing the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-08-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,268
Posted By Plummit
No, not in my opinion. Look at it this way; They...

No, not in my opinion. Look at it this way; They hired a company to collect a landing fee to keep people from landing there. They shortened the runway to keep jets (read $$$) out. As property in...
Forum: ADS-B 08-05-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,697
Posted By Plummit
That's just plain mean! ;-) -Marc

That's just plain mean! ;-)

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 08-05-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Plummit
Thanks Carl. The plans show UMHW (PE) torque...

Thanks Carl. The plans show UMHW (PE) torque tube bushings which is why I asked. White grease is usually lithium, and I'm sure I have some in the hangar.

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 08-05-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Plummit
Lube?

Is lube necessary for the flap torque tube bushings. If so, what to use?

thanks
-Marc
Forum: ADS-B 08-04-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,697
Posted By Plummit
If they filed BK then they are protected against...

If they filed BK then they are protected against legal action. Your only option is to file a claim with the court so if there are any funds to distribute, you will be in line (probably a long line)...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-29-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,561
Posted By Plummit
Yes, I ordered it earlier today from Amazon. ...

Yes, I ordered it earlier today from Amazon. We'll see what they send. Interestingly I went to Autozone and they had Loctite 592 which is a high temp (400 degrees) thread sealant. I almost bought...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-29-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,561
Posted By Plummit
I've been trying to find the Loctite 567 with no...

I've been trying to find the Loctite 567 with no joy. It's on the NAPA website but they (the company) are completely out.

-Marc
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-22-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Plummit
Montrose?

As in Montrose, California?

-Marc
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-15-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,950
Posted By Plummit
I can tell you that at least on the IO-540, it...

I can tell you that at least on the IO-540, it can be interesting to change the pump. You have to hold the pushrod up then install the pump before it drops too low. Took us a while but we also had...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,368
Posted By Plummit
Can you imagine the confusion someone might have...

Can you imagine the confusion someone might have 10 or 20 years from now finding Allan's bead breaker in a tool box and trying to figure out what it is? :D

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By Plummit
Do you have a part number for airstop tubes with...

Do you have a part number for airstop tubes with 90 degree stems?

-Marc
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