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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By kaweeka
Oil pressure port

https://www.irista.com/gallery/vawimr1yfbol

I noticed a small drip of oil from the pressure port on my -9A. I have an IO 320 B1A which has a 45 degree fitting off the top right port on the engine....
Forum: California 09-26-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,436
Posted By kaweeka
Ditto above. A bit rough. Taxi S-L-O-W!! Treat...

Ditto above. A bit rough. Taxi S-L-O-W!! Treat like soft field and you're fine. They charge $25 I think, to land there. That kind of money for a poor field made me not want to come back.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-21-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,980
Posted By kaweeka
I used a G3x touch 10.4" on the left and the GTN...

I used a G3x touch 10.4" on the left and the GTN 625 in the center. I also have an iPad mini with Garmin Pilot on a RAM suction mount to the right of the center stack and that gives me plenty of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,346
Posted By kaweeka
As a practicing Otolaryngologist, I read the...

As a practicing Otolaryngologist, I read the prior thread with some concern. There seems to be a level of suspicion regarding the patient physician relationship and the process of medical diagnosis....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,747
Posted By kaweeka
With Tom's help, I mounted my red cube underneath...

With Tom's help, I mounted my red cube underneath the 1-3 intercylinder baffle and after the servo on my -9A. The in and out hoses are roughly equidistant from the servo and purge valve/flow divider...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-30-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By kaweeka
Smith Rock State Park is beautiful

Smith Rock State Park is beautiful
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 29,009
Posted By kaweeka
Walker's Cay

This was in a friend's Socata Trinidad while we lived in Ft. Myers, FL. I had a Trinidad then as well and flew to Walker's Cay, Abaco Bahamas often to stay the weekend with friends on their trawler...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,174
Posted By kaweeka
That's interesting. Thank you. I flew this...

That's interesting. Thank you. I flew this morning and noted the totalizer showed 5.3 gallons used in flight, filled it and actually added 6.4 gallons. I reset the k factor and will see what it shows...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,174
Posted By kaweeka
Sorry for the vocabulary error. No I did not...

Sorry for the vocabulary error. No I did not intend to suggest I leaned to peak during takeoff, just the highest EGT noted at full rich during takeoff as seen on the G3x data upon review. .
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,174
Posted By kaweeka
Just re-installed my AFP injection system from...

Just re-installed my AFP injection system from rebuild and as well as new hoses from Tom Swearengen at TS Flightlines. I have the FM100, flow divider and purge valve. I Replaced the Floscan with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By kaweeka
Second on Randy. Stand up fellow with lots of...

Second on Randy. Stand up fellow with lots of knowledge and a keen eye.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-15-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,215
Posted By kaweeka
I've really wanted to land there in my -9A, but...

I've really wanted to land there in my -9A, but would prefer to do so along with someone else....just in case. If anyone is interested in a trip, I'm at KLHM. Might be fun to get a small group going....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-09-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,694
Posted By kaweeka
...of course, this morning, after posting my...

...of course, this morning, after posting my question, I get an email from Blackstone letting me know they got my sample. Good to know, but 4 weeks seems like a very long time for the mail to deliver...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-09-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,694
Posted By kaweeka
Just reviving this thread asking about changes at...

Just reviving this thread asking about changes at Blackstone. I've been using them for almost 20 years. Always excellent detail and comments but, over the past year, I've noticed trouble sending...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,363
Posted By kaweeka
Tom, I deal with patients on a daily basis that...

Tom, I deal with patients on a daily basis that have to deal with the "news" that they now have a fight on their hands. It's never easy on either side but you two have risen to the occasion and met...
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-15-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By kaweeka
Replacing EGT Probes....which one?

I used my existing EGT probes when doing my panel upgrade to the G3x. They are the type K that came with my Dynon and have lasted about 600 hours. From what I read, that is a good life. My #2 is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-11-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By kaweeka
FWIW, I occasionally spray some SailKote on the...

FWIW, I occasionally spray some SailKote on the track. I used it in the track of our main mast to help the delrin slugs travel more smoothly through the track in an aluminum mast.
David
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-29-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,274
Posted By kaweeka
Livin' the dream! you tapped into my bucket list....

Livin' the dream! you tapped into my bucket list. Thanks for the "ride along"!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,841
Posted By kaweeka
What a beauty!!

What a beauty!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,075
Posted By kaweeka
I swear, every product I buy has been simply...

I swear, every product I buy has been simply amazing. I might as well just sign up for automatic delivery of products as they come to market! And I thought I was hooked into the Apple Universe......
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,868
Posted By kaweeka
As with what others said, it depends more on the...

As with what others said, it depends more on the reason for the rate rather than the rate itself. It may be physiologically normal with excellent conditioning or a sign of deeper pathology. In...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,831
Posted By kaweeka
I will be watching and reading with interest....

I will be watching and reading with interest. That sounds like an interesting set up. Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,610
Posted By kaweeka
Ever since getting my RV and joining VAF, I have...

Ever since getting my RV and joining VAF, I have noticed the level of discussion to be leaps and bounds ( with regards to knowledge AND temperament) above those of former owner groups of which I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,315
Posted By kaweeka
Dave, I have a -9A and live in Roseville. I'd be...

Dave,
I have a -9A and live in Roseville. I'd be happy to take you flying, let you get the feel for the plane. Mine is an IO 320 with CS prop, G3x and G5 with all the bells you stated. I used to...
Forum: RV-14 03-13-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,445
Posted By kaweeka
I'm envious, Rich. I purchased my aircraft...

I'm envious, Rich. I purchased my aircraft already flying. I did do the paint, avionics and interior but someday (when I'm not working 12 hours a day) hope to enjoy what you are about to embark upon,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-05-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By kaweeka
I just had a very nice discussion with Kyle at...

I just had a very nice discussion with Kyle at Airflow Performance. He looked at the data and noted the small fuel flow pulses are likely a result of the pulses developed by the diaphragm of the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-05-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By kaweeka
The Floscan is after the electric AND engine...

The Floscan is after the electric AND engine driven pumps but before the flow divider/purge valve combination. It is rigidly mounted to the firewall with level plumbing before and after, and no bends...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-05-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By kaweeka
Fuel flow fluctuations- normal or not

I have an IO 320 B1A in my -9a with dual Lightspeed ignition and Airflow Performance injection with the purge valve installed. Since upgrading to the G3x, I have wanted (and finally got around to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-04-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By kaweeka
I having my first go at analyzing my flight data...

I having my first go at analyzing my flight data from my G3x. Didn't have any luck uploading the data to cirrusreports but did get them on Savvy Analysis. I have an IO 320 B1A with Airflow...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By kaweeka
That is really great. I would love to input the...

That is really great. I would love to input the data from my -9A for comparison. Thanks for the effort.
David
Forum: California 01-29-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,789
Posted By kaweeka
Thank you, everyone, for your replies. That's a...

Thank you, everyone, for your replies. That's a very interesting facility.
Forum: California 01-29-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,789
Posted By kaweeka
Does anyone know this small airstrip in Ca?

When I fly to San Diego from LHM, I pass over this small (looks too small for aircraft) airfield about 20mi east of Gorman at coordinates

34.92690944026549
-118.53101444963691

I've asked ATC and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,099
Posted By kaweeka
In response to the negative comments of visiting...

In response to the negative comments of visiting Mexico, I go because for 20 years I have enjoyed the hospitality of a beautiful land and people and want to do this finally in my own aircraft....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,099
Posted By kaweeka
Aircraft security

I'm planing my first trip to Mexico in March and getting all my "must haves" in order. One thing I wonder about is the security of my aircraft while parked in Ensenada overnight. I spoke to an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By kaweeka
Beautiful picture. Thanks for sharing.

Beautiful picture. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-16-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By kaweeka
I thought I had a picture of mine but can't find...

I thought I had a picture of mine but can't find it. I'm sure Stein cn help with that, however.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-06-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 988
Posted By kaweeka
Visit to France

This is early but, we're celebrating our 20th anniversary with a river cruise from Lyon to Arles, France in June 2018. We'll arrive in Paris a few days early and take the train to Lyon to start the 1...
Forum: Reviews 10-16-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 491
Posted By kaweeka
Kudos to Koger Sunshades

I have to give kudos to the nice folks at Koger. I have the standard sunshade on my -9A slider and the Velcro pads tore through the material. I was thinking I would need to replace both sides but was...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-11-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,369
Posted By kaweeka
I think that will work. Looking forward to it.

I think that will work. Looking forward to it.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-27-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,960
Posted By kaweeka
http://halie.com/scale/30/oYy.jpg Hopefully, my...

http://halie.com/scale/30/oYy.jpg


Hopefully, my initial attempt is successful. I chose a pic of the plane on the ramp at KTVL, South Tahoe Airport, last weekend.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,691
Posted By kaweeka
When I lived in Cape Coral and got my first...

When I lived in Cape Coral and got my first plane, we kept it at KPGD until a hangar opened up at KFMY. The drive isn't bad and the hangars in Punta Gorda are fantastic. Just a thought if you want to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,579
Posted By kaweeka
I'll get a pic to you this weekend when I go out...

I'll get a pic to you this weekend when I go out to the plane.
Forum: Reviews 05-23-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,096
Posted By kaweeka
I did my own install ( with the help of a very...

I did my own install ( with the help of a very capable and gracious Randy Thorne). Stein seems just as happy to do the whole job as to provide just the parts. I don't want to definitively speak for...
Forum: Reviews 05-18-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,096
Posted By kaweeka
Been there, done that and..... dare I say would...

Been there, done that and..... dare I say would do it again! (Stein and the gang may feel differently) :D
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-11-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,178
Posted By kaweeka
I'm adding my name to the list just to get things...

I'm adding my name to the list just to get things started with some new information. I love to help and host so don't be shy about asking!
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-09-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,225
Posted By kaweeka
Yes, my wiring through the wing is shielded.

Yes, my wiring through the wing is shielded.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,831
Posted By kaweeka
WOW!!! just........ WOW!!

WOW!!! just........ WOW!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 67,303
Posted By kaweeka
I've been thinking about the Sub Sonex, My wife...

I've been thinking about the Sub Sonex, My wife says to stop thinking!:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,309
Posted By kaweeka
I did but it required getting a new one. Mine...

I did but it required getting a new one. Mine wasn't just an ADS-B issue, however. It was just dead.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-30-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,361
Posted By kaweeka
does this include the 625?

does this include the 625?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-27-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,264
Posted By kaweeka
The pump installed but not yet wired. Should have...

The pump installed but not yet wired. Should have her flying this coming weekend.

http://i68.tinypic.com/3029ldl.jpghttp://i64.tinypic.com/jj4up3.jpg
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-27-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,264
Posted By kaweeka
Spoke with Tom at TS flightlines. GREAT service...

Spoke with Tom at TS flightlines. GREAT service and price. He will have the hose finished and in the mail today. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-26-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,264
Posted By kaweeka
The kit came from Vans for the AFP pump which...

The kit came from Vans for the AFP pump which included a very detailed set of instructions, all fittings, nut plates, screws, clamps and tubing. With help from Randy, I was able to get the new pump...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-22-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,056
Posted By kaweeka
I just had the pleasure of speaking with Don...

I just had the pleasure of speaking with Don about changing from the firewall mounted Dukes pump to the AFP arrangement. He is not only knowledgeable and a very good teacher, he seemed genuinely...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 151,985
Posted By kaweeka
Amazing!!!!

Amazing!!!!
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-21-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,264
Posted By kaweeka
Yes, I need another project anyway. It's been a...

Yes, I need another project anyway. It's been a whole week!
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-21-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,264
Posted By kaweeka
Right now, I'm thinking of changing from the...

Right now, I'm thinking of changing from the Firewall mounted pump and gascolator to the kit from Vans with the AFP setup in front of the fuel selector valve. I have their injection system anyway. ...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-20-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,264
Posted By kaweeka
Talking Well played

Well played
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-20-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,264
Posted By kaweeka
Dukes pump died

My Dukes high pressure electric fuel pump died this weekend. It's the 4140-00-19A. Rated at 35GPH at 21 PSI. I was shocked to see a $1395 price WITH exchange. I had no idea. If anyone has one that is...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-17-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By kaweeka
KLHM-KOSH-KLHM

I'm filling my buck list item this year and flying my -9A to OSH with my 86 year old dad. He received his pilot's license in 1954 (and likes to tell people his instructor was "Wilbur....someone......
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-16-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,179
Posted By kaweeka
Just curious how the trip went.

Just curious how the trip went.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-16-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 32,078
Posted By kaweeka
I've been following your adventure on your You...

I've been following your adventure on your You Tube channel and feel like at each episode I'm catching up with good friends. What a fantastic production and adventure. If you ever come to California,...
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