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Forum: Trip Write-ups Yesterday, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By Auburntsts
Yes, thereís 2 BnBs and 4 restaurants. More info...

Yes, thereís 2 BnBs and 4 restaurants. More info is available here:http://www.tangierisland-va.com/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Auburntsts
We'll know for sure by Thursday, but it looks our...

We'll know for sure by Thursday, but it looks our original plan which is to fly IFR to South-Central Indiana to spend the night with friends and head to OSH IFR Saturday morning is our best bet. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Auburntsts
AirVenture Enroute Weather

Scott Dennstaedt, Co-founder of AvWxWorkshops and the WeatherSpork App (it's what I use), is publishing a video series on YouTube on current weather analysis for getting to Oshkosh. Here's the first...
Forum: RV-10 Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 368,414
Posted By Auburntsts
She's a beaut Joe!

She's a beaut Joe!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Auburntsts
Well, I'm been watching the prog charts we've...

Well, I'm been watching the prog charts we've already had to start a weather tap dance and adjust things since we're coming from the Eastcoast. Originally we were leaving on Friday to visit friends...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Auburntsts
I've got Bruce's light weight travel cover and...

I've got Bruce's light weight travel cover and love it. I've had it for 3 years and it isn't showing any signs of wear.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-16-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By Auburntsts
I have Verizon too. My service was intermittent,...

I have Verizon too. My service was intermittent, so maybe it was just that day or something, but my wife wasn't getting any better reception on her phone either. When I was calling for my clearance...
Forum: RV-10 07-16-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Auburntsts
Carl, Check your PMs.

Carl,
Check your PMs.
Forum: Safety 07-16-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 60,837
Posted By Auburntsts
That's kind of the Catch-22 in all of this. The...

That's kind of the Catch-22 in all of this. The folks most likely to be unaware or blatantly ignore the NOTAM probably don't hang out on any of the aviation forums.

Then there's the group that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By Auburntsts
In the past yes. We've stumbled, err, walked...

In the past yes. We've stumbled, err, walked back from SOS Bros many times using the gate at the intersection of Foundation and Gallatin.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,999
Posted By Auburntsts
I've brewed some that are worse, but I still...

I've brewed some that are worse, but I still wouldn't put my name on it! :o:D In any event, the offer to help still stands if you need us.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,999
Posted By Auburntsts
I would never put my name on a bottle of anything...

I would never put my name on a bottle of anything Bud. :p My lowlife friends would disown me!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,999
Posted By Auburntsts
Mike, my wife Toni and I'd be glad to help.

Mike, my wife Toni and I'd be glad to help.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,302
Posted By Auburntsts
You guys just need to ditch your rides for an...

You guys just need to ditch your rides for an RV-10 - plenty of room for gear then. :D;)
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-12-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,395
Posted By Auburntsts
So an EAA staffer posted the rest of the story...

So an EAA staffer posted the rest of the story over on the EAA forum. It was a promotional event for a very small group and not intended for the mass membership. I posted my thoughts over there...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-12-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,395
Posted By Auburntsts
Apparently, from what I've been able to gather on...

Apparently, from what I've been able to gather on the old interwebs, the coupon code wasn't supposed to be released to the rank and file (IOW most of us) and it was pulled as soon as they became...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-11-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,395
Posted By Auburntsts
Camping in HBC is $27/night, 3 night minimum. ...

Camping in HBC is $27/night, 3 night minimum. You get charged for the whole week (or what remains of the week if you arrive after Monday) at registration and refunded for the nights you don't stay...
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By Auburntsts
I was going to use some type of connector but in...

I was going to use some type of connector but in the end opted not to. Figured if I was having to remove my wings, cutting wires would be the least of my worries. I left a long pigtail that I...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-09-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,157
Posted By Auburntsts
Tangier Island, VA

So we took a $100 hamburger (crabcake) flight to Tangier Island, VA located in the Chesapeake Bay. http://www.tangierisland-va.com/

I chose to fly IFR from my home base of Manassas (KHEF) to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By Auburntsts
In my experience summer cumulus are bumpy no...

In my experience summer cumulus are bumpy no matter what. I try to avoid flying through them as much as possible by either deviation or altitude change, but eventually penetration is inevitable so I...
Forum: RV-10 07-07-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Auburntsts
Meh. Or you could just let it be. I fly...

Meh. Or you could just let it be. I fly throughout the Southeast year round and the heat muffs dumping hot air into the cowl isn’t an issue IMO. YNMV....
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-07-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By Auburntsts
Kinda, but more just not telling the whole story....

Kinda, but more just not telling the whole story. In the post of mine you quoted, I was simply adding an operating condition Aluminum left off his 91.215 airspace list above. What you’re bringing...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-06-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By Auburntsts
Plus flight above 10,000 feet MSL, over the 48...

Plus flight above 10,000 feet MSL, over the 48 contiguous states or the District of Columbia, excluding that airspace below 2,500 feet AGL.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-06-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 944
Posted By Auburntsts
So to recap: - check your oplims and make sure...

So to recap:

- check your oplims and make sure IFR flight is authorized. Chances are they will say VFR only unless equipped IAW 91.205 for night and IFR flight. However, some older ones might not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By Auburntsts
While I agree with you on the GPS, I think having...

While I agree with you on the GPS, I think having a VOR to give you options is a good idea. It makes no sense to me to willingly throw away VOR/LOC/GS capabilities, even if you donít need use them...
Forum: RV-10 07-03-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Auburntsts
I just used a wooden block and 1-1/2" alum tube...

I just used a wooden block and 1-1/2" alum tube wrapped with various grits of sandpaper. More labor intensive for sure, but I just didn't want to buy a tool for the job.

As for cutoffs, I used a...
Forum: Midwest 07-03-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By Auburntsts
All very true and I defer to your expertise! You...

All very true and I defer to your expertise! You guys are a class act and run an awesome operation that's greatly appreciated! :)
Forum: Midwest 07-03-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By Auburntsts
Well you might want to drop a note to Fred...

Well you might want to drop a note to Fred Stadler because thatís exactly what he recommends doing in this yearís EAA Webinar on Flying into Osh.
Forum: Midwest 07-03-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By Auburntsts
I'd also recommend taking your camping...

I'd also recommend taking your camping credentials with you just in case as that's the only real proof that you actually have a spot.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By Auburntsts
Thanks, but no need. After I posted that pic...

Thanks, but no need. After I posted that pic request (which I deleted) I found the install manual on the PHAviation website which clearly shows what's required.
Forum: RV-10 07-01-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Auburntsts
With both feet on the pedals can you move the...

With both feet on the pedals can you move the rudder from stop to stop without excessive travel? With no air loads the opposite pedal to the one being pushed will always be slack unless you keep...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,984
Posted By Auburntsts
Iíve used lemon pledge for over 10 years (on my...

Iíve used lemon pledge for over 10 years (on my own plane and FBO rentals) with no apparent ill effects. I remove bugs with water but do general cleaning with the pledge.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,984
Posted By Auburntsts
I use plain water on a microfiber cloth. The...

I use plain water on a microfiber cloth. The works 99% of the time. For the 1% where the bugs are old and don’t easily come off, I soak a paper towel in water and lay it over the area for 10-15...
Forum: RV-10 06-28-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Auburntsts
What Kyle said. I installed my engine and fitted...

What Kyle said. I installed my engine and fitted the cowl before I installed the camloc mounting strips. My camlocs are Milspec brand and I rolled my own mounting strips, but the concept is the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,856
Posted By Auburntsts
Is there any difference in the designs that makes...

Is there any difference in the designs that makes a Continental easier or more difficult than a Lycoming in this regard? I ask because IMO Mike tends to be more Continental centric in his writing and...
Forum: RV-10 06-24-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By Auburntsts
No real recommendations other than you can get...

No real recommendations other than you can get the same tie down ring a little cheaper from other sites like this one: http://pitposse.com/tiedohoandtr.html

Oh and I guarantee you will never hear...
Forum: RV-10 06-24-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By Auburntsts
Sometimes it’s just faster and/or easier to go...

Sometimes it’s just faster and/or easier to go with a pre-fab’d component than rolling your own, especially when it comes to modifications. YMMV.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,768
Posted By Auburntsts
If you pian to routinely fly IFR, my vote is not...

If you pian to routinely fly IFR, my vote is not to go GPS only. While I fly IFR direct using my GTN 650 a lot, I still like having VOR/GS/LOC capability for both enroute and terminal operations. ...
Forum: RV-10 06-24-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By Auburntsts
+1. I too have an AirWard panel on the left side...

+1. I too have an AirWard panel on the left side and find it one of the more useful mods you can make. I donít have the Aerosport panel put still find removing the forward tunnel cover a PITA. With...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,680
Posted By Auburntsts
So FlyGarmin isn't the most user friendly site...

So FlyGarmin isn't the most user friendly site when it comes to depicting database prices as there's 2 ways to enter it and you don't get exactly the same results.

The best way IMO is to select the...
Forum: RV-12 06-21-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 22,068
Posted By Auburntsts
Garmin Database Pricing...

FYI, unless you have 2 or more certified Garmin boxes (eg 2 GTN 650s, a 650 & a 750, etc) it's cheaper to go with just a regular G3X/GTN database bundle vs the Onepak or PilotPak. Even though the...
Forum: RV-10 06-18-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,195
Posted By Auburntsts
Iím no engineer, and certainly donít have any...

Iím no engineer, and certainly donít have any data to refrute Vans conservative recommendation, but Iím 100% confident that the two GPS antennas I have mounted to the top of my cabin and their...
Forum: RV-10 06-18-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Auburntsts
+1

This -- I switched to the socket head screws after stripping a couple of Philips head screws.
Forum: RV-10 06-17-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Auburntsts
I have no idea what I was thinking about the top...

I have no idea what I was thinking about the top panel — of course it doesn’t need to come off to take the lower panel off. My guess is what I was trying to say was it’s less time consuming to take...
Forum: RV-10 06-17-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Auburntsts
Iíve never had reason to get into the tailcone...

Iíve never had reason to get into the tailcone just to take a look and after 3 years I have experienced nothing to change my opinion. That said if you feel the need, the top panel doesnít involve...
Forum: RV-10 06-15-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,490
Posted By Auburntsts
What's the possibility of using a Roto-molded,...

What's the possibility of using a Roto-molded, polyethylene plastic boat fuel tank vs having someone weld up an aluminum one from scratch? A 40 gal one from West Marine costs $220....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Auburntsts
I use it with no issues. To keep it simple I set...

I use it with no issues. To keep it simple I set up my envelope in the Normal Category defined by these 4 points:

Empty weight, most forward CG
GW, most forward CG
GW, most aft CG
Empty weight,...
Forum: RV-10 06-15-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,490
Posted By Auburntsts
This thread highlights the need for a "like"...

This thread highlights the need for a "like" button for posts! Nothing to add other than neato!
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By Auburntsts
Maybe, but since we're in the RV-10 Forum it's a...

Maybe, but since we're in the RV-10 Forum it's a 6 cylinder engine not a 4 so the power pulses aren't 90 deg apart. I'd argue that the "perceived" smoothness comes more from the lower tip speed and...
Forum: RV-10 06-11-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,383
Posted By Auburntsts
Sorry, no pics handy, but mine is just a large...

Sorry, no pics handy, but mine is just a large length of silicone firesleeve about 10-12Ē in length and has a big enough diameter to slip over the cube. Got it from Aircraft Spruce
Forum: RV-10 06-11-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,383
Posted By Auburntsts
So to piggyback on what Vic said, mine has worked...

So to piggyback on what Vic said, mine has worked without issue for 231 hrsótime will tell. Mine is covered in a large firesleeve and I suspect that between that and the fuel flowing through it that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,633
Posted By Auburntsts
The easiest way IMO is to go with one of the...

The easiest way IMO is to go with one of the lighting manufacturers who have done the tests and sell products that meet the required specs. Not the cheapest option for sure, but the easiest plug and...
Forum: RV-10 06-09-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,383
Posted By Auburntsts
A number of folks early on reported variations in...

A number of folks early on reported variations in reported fuel flow at the stock location depending if the boost pump was on or off. As a result, it became common to mount it FWF and down stream of...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-09-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,074
Posted By Auburntsts
A bit late to need, but I use a non-cellular iPad...

A bit late to need, but I use a non-cellular iPad mini running GarminPilot as my EFB for about 4 years now. I too have a G3X (non-touch) with a GTN in my panel. I use a Garmin GDL 39 as my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,088
Posted By Auburntsts
I have the RV-10 travel cover and love it. Iíve...

I have the RV-10 travel cover and love it. Iíve been using it for 3 years and see no benefit for the regular cover unless you tie down outside routinely.
Forum: RV-10 06-09-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,383
Posted By Auburntsts
Itís not that I think itís more likely, just that...

Itís not that I think itís more likely, just that in my mind itís the easiest first troubleshooting step. But I guess that depends on your specific installationó mineís slung under the engine between...
Forum: RV-10 06-09-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,383
Posted By Auburntsts
Yeah, what Matt said! Whatever you do don’t blow...

Yeah, what Matt said! Whatever you do don’t blow air into it. You be almost guaranteed to damage the cube if you do.
Forum: RV-10 06-09-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,383
Posted By Auburntsts
Before you dive into disconnecting fuel lines,...

Before you dive into disconnecting fuel lines, Iíd take a look at the wiring from the cube all the way to your avionics, particularly any splices along the way, to see if a connection has come loose.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,161
Posted By Auburntsts
My Garmin GMU 44 is mounted using a bracket from...

My Garmin GMU 44 is mounted using a bracket from Stein in my RV-10ís tailcone at the front-top of the bulkhead thatís just aft of the rear seat belt anchors. No issues with ferrous interference from...
Forum: RV-10 06-06-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,146
Posted By Auburntsts
I financed the majority of my build with a...

I financed the majority of my build with a construction loan from First Pryority Bank out of Pryor, OK. They do a lot of aircraft financing, both kits and factory built. Some have also gotten good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By Auburntsts
Well poop. Both my wife and daughter like them...

Well poop. Both my wife and daughter like them and are very happy with the announcement. I like them too, but not enough to miss the RV social IF I was going to be there solo. :( So I guess no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By Auburntsts
Maybe...

I can't talk as to whether this is a major change or not, but if it is then his OPLIMS may require more than just a logbook entry to put it back in Phase 1. Mine states I have to notify and gain...
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