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Forum: RV-10 02-09-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,125
Posted By Robert Anglin
30 Nm.

Yep it hurts when you get a 30 Nm ring, but I think you will get over that in a hurry, good going. Yours, R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-07-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By Robert Anglin
Another way.

You mays want more, but if you go to the Garmin G3X installation manual most all of the Servo's, their brackets and the installations are illustrated.
Hope this helps. R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: Rocket 01-30-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,667
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

We did much as Walt did, but kept the breakers on the arm rest to the right then only put some of the TSO switch type for the devices that are on the panel it's self at the bottom of the radio stack....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-20-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,195
Posted By Robert Anglin
+1, for me too.

I like it. If you had put the A.P. on top of the stack you would be right at home in our 8. You will like it, good work. Yours, R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-20-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By Robert Anglin
Thanks.

Thanks Ray, I am looking for the OTR filter that crosses to the Tempest or Champion number. I have seen the ORT filters and think they are the same units that are sold as TSO units, but without the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-19-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By Robert Anglin
OIL filter

Has anyone got the cross over number for the OTR- ON TRACK RACING oil filter to replace the standard AA48108-2 PMA filters? I can't seem to pull up their catalog. Thanks, R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-19-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By Robert Anglin
Same here.

The springs in them get bad a lot. I would get another good brand one and just change it out. Your call. Yours. R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,336
Posted By Robert Anglin
Same here.

We found the same thing and put a PTT on the panel just under the throttle as well as the one on the stick. Two reasons it was done. One its a back up to the one on the stick. If you have ever lost a...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-16-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,194
Posted By Robert Anglin
We agreed with this thought, after looking at...

We agreed with this thought, after looking at some 60-70 years of history behind making it simple and reliable, We went with the same system that Conti has used for many years on the IO-470, 520...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,841
Posted By Robert Anglin
No.

The FBO's on the road will have both. We had Used the Cessna Type quite a bit on other singles and twins and found it to be more robust for a heavy jump as we like to use #2 Battery cable in the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,841
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

As with the last post and if we are taking an 8 here. We used a Cessna type plug and mounted it with a 4130 shop made bracket to the engine mount in the upper right corner at an angle, up and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-09-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,791
Posted By Robert Anglin
Go with Lycon.

I think if you use an Infer-Red camera you will find that the answer is as Lycon suggests. Only the hub will pick-up a small amount of heat and then through it off into the air stream. Hope this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,739
Posted By Robert Anglin
NO, and Yes.

I don't think that if an RV is put together per the standards that it would not pass Part 23. I have seen most of the testing and found it to be in line with what we have seen in that respect. I also...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-24-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,948
Posted By Robert Anglin
Tip.

Down though the years we have found that these small leaks can be hard to spot at first. But once you find that you have one we just clean the area with some brake clean from your local aircraft car...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-21-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,232
Posted By Robert Anglin
To long a list.

As has been said above, you will do well with most of the top four or five you listed. We roll our own, that is to say we buy from a spec. list to get what we want. Most owner-builders will not try...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-08-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Robert Anglin
If it helps.

If it helps, we use both the G3X and a Hobbs. As has been said above the GDU can be configured to do what you wish, but we like to have a Hobbs on a presser switch to keep track of our oil changes....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,933
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

I can still remember D.R. coming to the Beacon with his camera before he quit his day job and eating a burger wanting to get started on an RV. Us too for that matter, as we would drive up from...
Forum: Propellers 12-05-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,896
Posted By Robert Anglin
Agreed.

I agree with Mell on this one. We have a Prince and love it, but it was one of the older carbon over wood props. It had the older legging edge protectors and found a few good sized stones a couple of...
Forum: Propellers 12-05-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Robert Anglin
Glen, when you put a 3 1/2'" thick wood prop, a...

Glen, when you put a 3 1/2'" thick wood prop, a 3/4" crush-plate, spinner bulkheads, and washers into the stack-up, the bolts or long as you ask.
I would have to size them again after all these...
Forum: Propellers 12-04-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Robert Anglin
No problem.

We have found no problem in getting parts. We use a 2 1/4" spacer for a Prince prop. We did buy the spacer and bolts from Saber for both the spacer to engine and the prop to spacer make-up. Van's had...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-03-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,696
Posted By Robert Anglin
+1 for 305-307.

We like having the controller as it makes things go so much better to set up before take-off and in flight. As the soft wear has been updated the 305 does as good as the 307 now with the Alt. inputs...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-01-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes.

I do not remember off hand the date of the change but it would have been in the early 2,000's 2-3-4 or 5. I would have to look at my build log. I flew with John in number two just a few weeks before...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-30-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 740
Posted By Robert Anglin
Same here.

We did the testing with cases of oil and cases of drinks so we would be able to use it up and not have sand or corrosives in the plain. As best I can remember we loaded to 50 lbs. over gross, 15 Lbs....
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-19-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,734
Posted By Robert Anglin
Ditto.

We have found the same thing here, as we have a 10" G3X to the right of center in ours. With the Safe Air 1 connectors on the ADHAR and nice plugs for some of the wires, the panel come out with in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-15-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,193
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes

If you are Infer-Red the gloves do not have to be touch, they can be standard Mil. spec.. The regular tough screens will sometimes work a little with the none touch screen gloves, but the touch...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,592
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yep, that is true, That is why I put the close in...

Yep, that is true, That is why I put the close in there some where. You have a good point and it is one that is not right for everyone. And I do not recommend it to anyone. And if I am VFR, I am not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,592
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

We have test flown up to class A, but not above with our little 8. The aircraft has very good handling and is comfortable to fly with a good reserve of power and climb at that D.A. and level. In one...
Forum: Propellers 11-10-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By Robert Anglin
+ 1

This is a common problem. I talked to the guys from Dynavibe up at KOSH this year and asked the question of we can't seem to find a person out in the field that knows or seems to know how to do a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,430
Posted By Robert Anglin
As you see it.

A long time ago, Van's used the first set in the format to be the model number, but some where down the line they started using the full number as your SN. Example when I started building my SN #...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-31-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes and No.

Yes there are specs for everything. There not much pressure on a drain plug or finger screen plug. 3 to 4" of oil in the pan is not a lot of weight. If you use a good seal "washer, gasket, what ever"...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-31-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By Robert Anglin
Some change.

We had put the factory ports and tubing in to start with, but did not like the way the pop-rivets made-up to the tubing. Once we had chosen a Garmin pitot with AOA in it we went back and changed the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-22-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Robert Anglin
+ 1 here.

Yep we have seen the same thing. I had put a fill of epoxy in the bend at the bottom curve on the gear leg to help hold it in place at the bend. In the first 15-20 hours that spot just above the fill...
Forum: Canada 10-20-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,188
Posted By Robert Anglin
Two points here.

I do not have a dog in this fight. As we have an 8, but you answer your own question by asking for two things. Travel and cost to operate. Both the 12 and the 9 are very good aircraft, I have friends...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-20-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes and No.

We run the E.C.I. tapered cylinders and the "X" seats and guides. I do not know for sure but E.C.I. I think from 10-15 yeas ago said that the air flow was improved by, I don't recall exactly maybe...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-18-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,114
Posted By Robert Anglin
Mel has it.

Mel has it and Catto is one of the best going on RV's these days. I might mention White House OH. however as the prop that come out of Prince for our RV's are also a good choice. They have been at...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-17-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,716
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes this is a concern. However it has been done...

Yes this is a concern. However it has been done for many years that if you have an engine that is torn down to inspect or needs a jug taken off for some reason. There are tools to clean the ring...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-16-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,716
Posted By Robert Anglin
You are correct. This comes from the old days...

You are correct. This comes from the old days when we had to ridge ream a cylinder before removing a piston on a well worn engine. If we did not we risked damaging a ring by catching it on the ridge...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-15-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,754
Posted By Robert Anglin
Sure Thing.

The only thing we have to fear is ----------------. Step off the curb and start taking steps. You are in good company and we have all gone through it.
Welcome to the fun and frustration of such...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-13-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By Robert Anglin
Moh. has it here. +1

This is one of those little adjustments you will be making every annual or two. You will get used to it. As Moh. has set out, pulling back nice and smooth to see where it starts to die you will find...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-12-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By Robert Anglin
Your fine.

As has been said above a light wood prop does need a little more RPM at idle set to be smooth and stay running better. A nice heavy metal prop is kind of like a fly-wheel and can stay smooth with...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-11-2017, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,915
Posted By Robert Anglin
cost,time, fun and usage.

We went through this for a long term gain over what we were used to setting behind. As an old steam gage driver, I had to think long and hard about teaching an old dog new tricks. After a lot of...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-07-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By Robert Anglin
Not much to add.

As all the good advice above has it. I will just tell you we run an IO-360 with 9:1 ratio pistons in it. We use 100LL and 92-93 UL with no "E" in it and mix them about 50/50 for the most part. In...
Forum: Safety 10-07-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Robert Anglin
Another spot to look.

It has been posted on this sight quite a few times that one of the issues that happens with the Matco cylinders is that they don't return all the way to the top of the travel so the poppet valve will...
Forum: RV-14 10-04-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yep

We had a cold day in the hangar many years back and needed to stay busy with out handling cold meatal, so we counted rivets for a little fun. Just rivets in the 8 came out to around 15,000. We...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-03-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By Robert Anglin
Just an idea.

I know we all want to save the cost where we can, but just an idea here.
If you are in the meddle of a rebuild, order a new adjustable valve an be done with it so you don't have to ever mess with the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-03-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,213
Posted By Robert Anglin
No change.

We have them and they are the same other than the bigger pocket for the landing lights in the newer type. We put the RV- style landing lights in the smaller pocket and it work well that way with them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,410
Posted By Robert Anglin
Sure.

There are a number of lights you can put in place of the ones you have installed now. The ones you have are the style that is used in the RV-10 light kit from Van's. We Have them in our RV-8 wing...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-02-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Robert Anglin
2 penneys.

Our two cents would be just like above. I have a set of 25 foot jumper cables made up with a Cessna plug on one end and a set of car type spring clamps on the other end. Those are made with #4...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-02-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,327
Posted By Robert Anglin
Any thing is can be done..

This has been done a couple of times if I remember and in both cases it was said that they would not do it again if they had known it was going to be so hard and take so long and cost so much. It is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-02-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,110
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

We took ours back off before the aircraft even had its first flight. The job took time, but knowing that it is done and we have it in the log book we feel a lot safer with the extra spar...
Forum: RV-12 09-28-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By Robert Anglin
Cessna plug.

Just make a bracket to bolt onto the engine mount just behind the oil filler hole. mount the PMA Cessna type plug there and take the ground to the engine or motor mount. Then the positive to the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-27-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,141
Posted By Robert Anglin
If you have?

If you have the Matco cylinders as we use on the two seat'ers, we have just been using the repair kits from Van's. They have a new spring in them along with all the new seals. I take the old springs...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-26-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,597
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yep.

You have a good sage answer. A lot of things go into where the oil level likes to stabilize and not throw off any more to crank-case venting. How old is it, that pistons does it have, how hard to you...
Forum: RV-12 09-26-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,142
Posted By Robert Anglin
Translation

The old rule of thumb is with privet aircraft and pilots you service engines and log time by the oil switch that turns the hobbs on at start up and shuts it off at shut-down. It is when you get into...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-21-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,765
Posted By Robert Anglin
Fuel, water, waist.

We put our little 8 together with economy in mind. I find that most people get in to big a hurry on long flights. That's OK, they want to get there fast, but the time it takes to stop and refuel...
Forum: RV-10 09-18-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,039
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yep.

Have used the McGuires #8 plastic clean and shine with a soft blue shop roll towel to clean the canopy. Every couple of months, I will use the McGuires clean and wax to coat the wind-screen and...
Forum: RV-10 09-12-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,203
Posted By Robert Anglin
Me too

Cases of oil, 25lbs., 24 packs of soft drinks, 12 packs of soft drinks and ice tea 12 packs and so on. You can load what you want for the testing then stack it up next to the beer frig in the hangar...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-11-2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,007
Posted By Robert Anglin
Van's web page.

If you go to Van's home page and dig though the that to find their two or three page "Heavy wing" Q&A work sheet, then use that as you guide you will find it will tell you most everything you would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,470
Posted By Robert Anglin
PL-4A

Or the PL-4A from Pazmany, it has push rod construction. The wings can be folded or removed as you wish at the 8 foot width for trailering. We have one but I don't do pictures well here. Yours,...
Forum: RV-14 09-07-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,288
Posted By Robert Anglin
Just saing.

Always trying to help you guys. We found another way of doing this that looks and stays good for a long time as well as can be reused. We went to a trophy shop and had thin vinyl strips with what we...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,841
Posted By Robert Anglin
+ 100%

The travel the rudder has to go in-order to contact the trailing edge of the El's is over 4" if it is adjusted and built well. Please consider replacing your rudder with a new one, once it has been...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By Robert Anglin
Mice.

We train our Mice to be quite Quiet. So we teach them to only speak into the microphone when spoken to.
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