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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-13-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By Jpm757
While you're at it, if it's a hollow crank, check...

While you're at it, if it's a hollow crank, check the inside for corrosion per Lycoming SB 505B.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-12-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 717
Posted By Jpm757
My AFS/Dynon setup came with a very detailed in...

My AFS/Dynon setup came with a very detailed in flight calibration procedure for the AOA .
I have a copy if you need it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By Jpm757
Blake and Flyboys have been great to work with....

Blake and Flyboys have been great to work with. Great products, great service. Just wish He would get some more Condor pneumatic tailwheels in stock.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-10-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By Jpm757
I installed the PIPER plug on the belly of my -6...

I installed the PIPER plug on the belly of my -6 & -7, great mod! Attach a short cable and lug on the male plug, keep it in the baggage compartment. Can also be used for trickle charging. Sooner or...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-09-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Jpm757
May be as simple as uneven tire pressure, or as...

May be as simple as uneven tire pressure, or as bad as a tweaked gear leg.
Forum: Reviews 02-09-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Jpm757
I convinced my hanger partner to put these on his...

I convinced my hanger partner to put these on his -8, saved his butt last summer when he got a flat at the Vineyard.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-07-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By Jpm757
My -7 has manual flaps and trim. I wouldn't ...

My -7 has manual flaps and trim. I wouldn't trade it for electric. Dynon A/P works great with the manual trim.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By Jpm757
I tried a suggestion found in a previous post,...

I tried a suggestion found in a previous post, and applied a strip of Velcro (fuzzy side) to the bottom of the wing skin that contacts the flap. 200 hrs. later- not a scratch or mark. When it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 926
Posted By Jpm757
Love my Dynon autopilot, does a nice job in...

Love my Dynon autopilot, does a nice job in turbulence. Works fine with my manual trim.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,200
Posted By Jpm757
I bought a new IO-360M1B from Van with the Avatar...

I bought a new IO-360M1B from Van with the Avatar horizontal induction setup. There were zero complications using Vans cowlings and FWF kit. Everything fit as advertised-very simple installation. No...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-28-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,017
Posted By Jpm757
No doubt a result of the 2016 fatal RV-8A...

No doubt a result of the 2016 fatal RV-8A accident due to a fractured crankshaft in an XP-400. Although compliance not required, good judgement would necessitate the required teardown.
Forum: RV-10 01-27-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,870
Posted By Jpm757
I concur with Paul, many taxi tests, especially...

I concur with Paul, many taxi tests, especially the high speed type go awry. Pilots find themselves airborne before they know it, without a plan! I would discourage this practice especially in an RV...
Forum: RV-10 01-26-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,510
Posted By Jpm757
Dewey, When your prop went to 2700 rpm during...

Dewey,
When your prop went to 2700 rpm during cruise flight we can assume it was due insufficient oil pressure against the springs, which normally hold the blades to low pitch/high rpm. In effect you...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-26-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Jpm757
I think Van's sells them.

I think Van's sells them.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-24-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,457
Posted By Jpm757
I would almost be tempted to fly it out as is,...

I would almost be tempted to fly it out as is, basically a 540 Lycoming with a fixed pitch climb prop. One thing to consider is that you say you declared an EMERGENCY. That gets the FAA`s attention,...
Forum: RV-10 01-24-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,510
Posted By Jpm757
Dewey, I tend to agree that a wing and likely...

Dewey,

I tend to agree that a wing and likely horiz. stab pull will be a challenging field removal. I understand your concern about leaving the plane outside especially this time of year, but maybe...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-24-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By Jpm757
6 yrs. old? That battery does not owe you...

6 yrs. old? That battery does not owe you anything. Replace it!
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-23-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,483
Posted By Jpm757
I have the AFS Advanced Control Module, which I...

I have the AFS Advanced Control Module, which I believe is similar to the VPX. I have had no problem to this point, and have not heard of any reliability problems with the unit. I however have...
Forum: Northeast 01-22-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,399
Posted By Jpm757
Can confirm Alton Bay is open and runway is in...

Can confirm Alton Bay is open and runway is in great shape!

https://i.imgur.com/B5sIYzo.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ROyxark.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ERaeOLx.jpg
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-21-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By Jpm757
Rivnuts are a pain in the a**. Do yourself a...

Rivnuts are a pain in the a**. Do yourself a favor and install nut plates.
Forum: RV-14 01-19-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,628
Posted By Jpm757
I have had good luck using snap on Ferrite core...

I have had good luck using snap on Ferrite core rings on the strobe wiring nearest the strobe/powerpack.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,209
Posted By Jpm757
Also very pleased with mine on the -7. Fit and...

Also very pleased with mine on the -7. Fit and finish was very good and I was able to use Vans supplied reinforcing rib for the inboard side opposite the aileron. I wired the landing and taxi lights...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-14-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By Jpm757
Block Sent you a PM

Block
Sent you a PM
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-14-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By Jpm757
Bob in WI hooked me up. Thanks all for the replys.

Bob in WI hooked me up. Thanks all for the replys.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-14-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By Jpm757
Still looking to buy a 12V Red Dragon preheater....

Still looking to buy a 12V Red Dragon preheater. Anybody have one for sale?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-12-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By Jpm757
Bob, PM sent. Thanks.

Bob, PM sent. Thanks.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-12-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By Jpm757
WTB: Red Dragon Preheater

Looking for a Red Dragon MH-300 12v/propane preheater. Unable to find any new units anywhere for sale. Have they been discontinued? Any serviceable unit would be great.
Forum: International 01-09-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By Jpm757
Joel, PM sent.

Joel, PM sent.
Forum: Northeast 01-07-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,399
Posted By Jpm757
Hoping for a better season than last year!

Hoping for a better season than last year!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By Jpm757
DITTO! They have been outstanding.

DITTO! They have been outstanding.
Forum: RV-4 01-01-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,673
Posted By Jpm757
See if you can track down a (Mark) Landoll...

See if you can track down a (Mark) Landoll Harmonic Balancer which bolts to the flywheel. Adds considerable weight up front, smooths out engine vibrations, and gives the lightweight prop a little...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By Jpm757
I used the same baffle kit, If I recall the parts...

I used the same baffle kit, If I recall the parts you are missing are included in larger pieces of aluminum and need to be separated and fabricated. At first inspection the baffle kit seem a little...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By Jpm757
Back in '91 I was given a 25 mile 40 hr.. phase 1...

Back in '91 I was given a 25 mile 40 hr.. phase 1 test area for my RV6, it was brutal! It is nice to see that things are loosening up regarding phase 1 radius. It seems that down south and out west...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,345
Posted By Jpm757
Flight Levels begin above 17,500 msl. When the...

Flight Levels begin above 17,500 msl. When the altimeter setting is below 29.92 FL180 is unusable.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By Jpm757
I agree that 6 months is a good time to start...

I agree that 6 months is a good time to start getting your DAR in the loop as the paperwork all needs to be in order prior to the inspection. My big concern was finding someone who would be liberal...
Forum: RV-14 12-30-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By Jpm757
Fuel pump inertia switch-great idea! My next mod!

Fuel pump inertia switch-great idea! My next mod!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 944
Posted By Jpm757
Since you are pressed for time, you might...

Since you are pressed for time, you might consider spending $60 and calling Insured Aircraft Title Service in OKC.I have used them for several registrations and they walk the paperwork through same...
Forum: RV-10 12-26-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,315
Posted By Jpm757
If you have a real fascination for a sidesrick,...

If you have a real fascination for a sidesrick, you can plop down 800K for a new Cirrus, or build a real nice -10 for 200K. I don't understand why some people feel the need to screw with a good...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-25-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,130
Posted By Jpm757
Mark, I had a Grumman with the E2G engine that...

Mark,
I had a Grumman with the E2G engine that exhibited the same occasional stumble. I found 2 of the aluminum intake tubes cracked at the flanges that mate to the cylinders. I replaced them with...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-22-2018, 04:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,130
Posted By Jpm757
Check for cracks on the aluminum intake tubes.

Check for cracks on the aluminum intake tubes.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By Jpm757
If you are going with Dynon servos, they are...

If you are going with Dynon servos, they are easily mounted after the fact using their mounting kits.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-19-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By Jpm757
Pretty simple, push FLTPLN button and use the...

Pretty simple, push FLTPLN button and use the joystick to select waypoint.
Forum: ADS-B 12-13-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By Jpm757
With a year remaining until the deadline, I...

With a year remaining until the deadline, I wouldn't drag my feet on doing the upgrade. As always, the technology will improve and the cost will come down, but most likely there will not be any cheap...
Forum: Reviews 12-11-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By Jpm757
DITTO on the Crow harnesses, first rate, great...

DITTO on the Crow harnesses, first rate, great fit. Half the cost of Hookers.
Forum: Propellers 12-08-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,766
Posted By Jpm757
I will vouch for the MT as being extremely...

I will vouch for the MT as being extremely smooth, even before balancing. I do not find any greater difficulty with cowling R&I. A nice feature of the MT is there is no required maintenance between...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-05-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,265
Posted By Jpm757
RV kit designed for floats or skis sign me up! ...

RV kit designed for floats or skis sign me up! J3 currently filling that role, but would be nice to have something a bit more modern that goes faster than 80mph!

https://i.imgur.com/GMaLyZs.png
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By Jpm757
Jerry, In response, and for what it's worth,...

Jerry,
In response, and for what it's worth, Green Mountain Avionics in Middlebury, VT is a great shop!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Jpm757
I have had good luck using a small hole punch to...

I have had good luck using a small hole punch to "stop drill" tears in the rubber gasket material.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By Jpm757
I have recently shipped several 74" 2 blade props...

I have recently shipped several 74" 2 blade props via USPS for about $80 each. They were in plywood boxes and weighed about #40 each. Fast delivery with tracking and both arrived in fine condition.
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,731
Posted By Jpm757
I assume you wouldn't intentionally fly into...

I assume you wouldn't intentionally fly into freezing moisture, that being said, I mounted a fan on the upper side of the firewall heater plenum, mounted a 2" aluminum flange to it and routed it to a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,463
Posted By Jpm757
Most production singles with a mechanical tach...

Most production singles with a mechanical tach record engine hours as related to engine speed. So for example, an O-360 with a 2700 rpm red line would accumulate 1.0 hrs TACH time if it were to run...
Forum: RV-10 11-15-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By Jpm757
Regarding the -7, I switched to the 380x150-5...

Regarding the -7, I switched to the 380x150-5 tires and am very pleased with the overall results. Minor enlargement of the wheel pant openings, no noticeable change in speed, much better soft field...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,101
Posted By Jpm757
I have a flat black piece of 3M 1080 vinyl on my...

I have a flat black piece of 3M 1080 vinyl on my forward top skin between windshield and firewall. Search photos of N767T.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-11-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,700
Posted By Jpm757
Ive done dumber things than that. Just replace...

Ive done dumber things than that. Just replace the skin, no biggie, and move on!
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 11-09-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
DME
Views: 1,468
Posted By Jpm757
Phase 1 VOR shutdowns 2016-2020 74 VOR,s. Phase 2...

Phase 1 VOR shutdowns 2016-2020 74 VOR,s. Phase 2 2021-2025 234 additional shutdowns as the FAA moves to Performance based Navigation. However the remaining facility's are scheduled to remain for the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,756
Posted By Jpm757
Try one of these, I have one in the car and one...

Try one of these, I have one in the car and one in the RV, plugs right into a 3.5mm aux jack and streams bluetooth audio from your phone. Lasts close to 10 hours on a charge, super easy to use, no...
Forum: RV-14 11-05-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,526
Posted By Jpm757
Initially the pins are a real PITA, as the...

Initially the pins are a real PITA, as the cowlings eventually find their happy place the pin extraction and installation becomes very quick and easy. The real beauty of the system is the very clean...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By Jpm757
Green Mountain Avionics, Middlebury, VT. Great...

Green Mountain Avionics, Middlebury, VT. Great shop! Bill Hanf is the owner, give him a call.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-02-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By Jpm757
WTB: JD Air Roll Trim Knob

Still looking for a JD Air roll trim knob for my -7.
Thanks
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 10-26-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,419
Posted By Jpm757
I built an early -6 before the slider was even an...

I built an early -6 before the slider was even an option. No disputing the visibility is truly awesome. When I had the opportunity to purchase a friend's -7 QB kit I initially balked because it was a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-21-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,063
Posted By Jpm757
If it is a factory new Lyc. then it has been run...

If it is a factory new Lyc. then it has been run on the test cell for a period of time. Lycoming rep told me that at Van`s request, they try and give the "Y" engines a little more test cell time. I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-19-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By Jpm757
Try using high temp RTV as an adhesive and a...

Try using high temp RTV as an adhesive and a squeege or roller.
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