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Forum: ADS-B 11-08-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By DennisRhodes
Dan, mine are not the newest but I have a remote ...

Dan, mine are not the newest but I have a remote Garmin 396 antenna, a remote ifly antenna and a XM antenna which feeds the 396 all mounted on the glareshield WITHIN 9 inches of each other maybe 3...
Forum: ADS-B 11-08-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By DennisRhodes
From your location looks like the mode C will be...

From your location looks like the mode C will be a requirement to fly the plane "home" unless you are on the outside of the surrounding mode C circle of ATL.

It would be about a toss up in...
Forum: Texas (North) 10-22-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,427
Posted By DennisRhodes
I also saw the sharp angle , but now I see it!! ...

I also saw the sharp angle , but now I see it!! Thanks Mel , that illusion is confusion !
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-14-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By DennisRhodes
Thanks, that works!

Thanks, that works!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-13-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By DennisRhodes
MARVEL-SCHEBLER MP 4SPA Carb

Anyone have a link to or parts, overhaul manual for MP 4SPA carb my Carb PN is 10-5135 , Looking for specific parts but not necessarily an overhaul kit. I need pictures and P/Ns. The...
Forum: Southeast 10-07-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By DennisRhodes
Got space for RV at private grass strip in...

Got space for RV at private grass strip in Taylorsville Ga if you like. One open onboth ends hanger and second enclosed if we shuffle RVs . We are not on a secrional but can give you LL . Have 2000...
Forum: COMM 10-05-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By DennisRhodes
Discrete 1 and 2 provide you the option of making...

Discrete 1 and 2 provide you the option of making those buttons do what ever you want ( within reason). The hi / lo that garmin uses is their version with hi being the signal wire and lo being the...
Forum: Propellers 10-04-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,381
Posted By DennisRhodes
Saber would be a good go to for that information ...

Saber would be a good go to for that information
I used a saber prop extension and a 15 lb steel weight under the spinner as a crush plate to better position the CG with a composite prop on my RV9
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-06-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By DennisRhodes
Kurt , I got a A200 in a box in the Hanger if you...

Kurt , I got a A200 in a box in the Hanger if you need to borrow for a while or to troubleshoot.
Forum: Southeast 09-06-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,034
Posted By DennisRhodes
Enjoyed the Video !

Enjoyed the Video !
Forum: ADS-B 08-29-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By DennisRhodes
Help me understand which component it is that...

Help me understand which component it is that does the filtering or is it both. In my situation it is my understanding that the uAvonics Echo receives the ADS B in signal and in my case wifi's ...
Forum: ADS-B 08-24-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,497
Posted By DennisRhodes
The last couple of flights with my ECHO and 740b...

The last couple of flights with my ECHO and 740b I have seen traffic show up that says it's at +136 and within my 3 mile " traffic radar alert screen. Being that high over my target (...
Forum: Tools 08-24-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,929
Posted By DennisRhodes
Wow! I'll bet that one will exceed my weekly...

Wow! I'll bet that one will exceed my weekly airplane budget money for several months. I bet it does DR's also. But nice looking piece of mechanical equipment and appears well made.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,052
Posted By DennisRhodes
I actually TIG welded a plate to the rudder...

I actually TIG welded a plate to the rudder pedals in my 9 that attaches to the vertical and to the horizontal , It is positioned aft ( closer to the pilot) of the brake pedal part and solved my...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-18-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By DennisRhodes
Dont think you would use a prop extension with a...

Dont think you would use a prop extension with a CS prop.
Forum: Tools 08-16-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,929
Posted By DennisRhodes
DR, why not use a low priced hydraulic jack from...

DR, why not use a low priced hydraulic jack from HF to do the lifting job. Most will operate from the horizontal position and you could have a large lifting force. Maybe more than the the frame...
Forum: ADS-B 08-13-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,203
Posted By DennisRhodes
I got one ( 600EXP, GPS antenna and all) in the...

I got one ( 600EXP, GPS antenna and all) in the cabinet at the hanger if "they" would like to buy. Worked great for 2 years never a blink. give me a call. :)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-02-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By DennisRhodes
I went the more expensive route on that!! I...

I went the more expensive route on that!! I replaced a 2.25 in Prop spacer with a 2 3/8 in saber prop extension. Not for cowl scratches but it sure does allow the cowl removal and instal to go...
Forum: Safety 07-26-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,582
Posted By DennisRhodes
One thing i have learned with ads b is that you...

One thing i have learned with ads b is that you can rarely see a small plane at 1.5 miles. Maybe if youknow its there and it has a crossing path. To follow and hold spacing would be impossible.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,187
Posted By DennisRhodes
I have not had the opportunity to fly into OSH...

I have not had the opportunity to fly into OSH but have been into Sun N Fun several times. (Also stayed at Holiday Inn ) and have gone thru the arrival procedure for OSH but not seriously planned...
Forum: COMM 07-17-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By DennisRhodes
Thanks Steve.

Thanks Steve.
Forum: COMM 07-16-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By DennisRhodes
GTR200 serial input compatability

Does anyone know if the Garmin GTR200 will accept the serial signal input from a Garmin 396 for use in the frequency identification feature on the 200. I know it is not included on the...
Forum: COMM 07-09-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By DennisRhodes
I have a spare ribbon cable for the 210 in my...

I have a spare ribbon cable for the 210 in my Hgr ,if you need it . It is possible to rack or unrack the 210 and or 220 without removing the ribbon cable connection and that's what i would...
Forum: ADS-B 07-09-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,266
Posted By DennisRhodes
I actually tracked my plane up to NC and back on...

I actually tracked my plane up to NC and back on Flightradar 24 ( someone else flying) . It only has 978 UAT and seems to be on and off again on the tracking. I did up grade to the Gold service...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By DennisRhodes
listed as "NEW"

This one is turning out to be a good WX tool for a lot of different conditions and also works as a forecast. It has been there graphical for a while but now listed as "NEW" and seems to work...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-06-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,588
Posted By DennisRhodes
I think you will be well satisfied for VFR flying...

I think you will be well satisfied for VFR flying using the ifly 740b . Its a great unit and the ifly people are great to work with on any issue you may have. I've used iFly all way from the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By DennisRhodes
GOES East loop

DR is this the one you've been looking for?

https://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/GOES/GOES16_CONUS_Band.php?band=GEOCOLOR&length=24
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By DennisRhodes
Comments were in no way directed toward vans but...

Comments were in no way directed toward vans but rather to the usefullness of the product to me as a GA VFR driver. However i will say the quality and detail of the NOAA graphics are great. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By DennisRhodes
Wx on the Vans page

Wx links that are provided on the Vans Wx page are my go to first for GA weather for the day. Aside from the active Radar loop, the next most used for me is the NOAA product CWSU centers WX ...
Forum: Propellers 06-21-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By DennisRhodes
That 2.25 prop spacer and the 6 each AN 7 ...

That 2.25 prop spacer and the 6 each AN 7 prop long bolts are now available if anyone want them . Text me 7708233426 and we can agree on a price.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-15-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 756
Posted By DennisRhodes
I would install a test guage and run up for a...

I would install a test guage and run up for a groundcheck just to be sure the pressure transducer and the guage were in agreement. That could be an easy fix.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-08-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,185
Posted By DennisRhodes
What Dave said. I use 10 deg flaps on my 9 on...

What Dave said. I use 10 deg flaps on my 9 on turff field. Use fwd pressure to get the tail up as soon as it will fly. Then allow the plane fo fly it self off . On landing my 9 is better with wheel...
Forum: ADS-B 06-04-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,620
Posted By DennisRhodes
Is there now something offered that will allow...

Is there now something offered that will allow Echo FYX EXT to now hardwire all inputs ( ie alt, mode and code) with my GTX 327? Presently I'm hardwired for code and mode and have Altitude ...
Forum: COMM 05-30-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By DennisRhodes
Ive used a A210 for about 10 years in a 9, has...

Ive used a A210 for about 10 years in a 9, has worked fine however been back to icom once. I think it was ribon cable problem. I thought the A220 moved away from the ribbon cable or at least had...
Forum: Propellers 05-22-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By DennisRhodes
I am actually in the process of removing a Vans 2...

I am actually in the process of removing a Vans 2 1/4 inch spacer with the long bolts AN7 - 8 5/16 inch long and replacing with a Saber 2 3/8 extension. My purpose is to put a 15 lb crush plate...
Forum: ADS-B 04-16-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,282
Posted By DennisRhodes
Dan, Im holding spare parts for you if you ever...

Dan, Im holding spare parts for you if you ever need it let me know. Missed seeing you or your plane at SNF this year . Did make it down Thur and Friday.
Forum: Aircraft Camping 04-10-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,881
Posted By DennisRhodes
The forecast indicates no VFR across North Fla ...

The forecast indicates no VFR across North Fla on wed until 1800 UTC and if i subtracted correctly thats 2pm est at which time the airport is closed!!!!. Maybe not tomorrow now. Not interested in...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 04-10-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,881
Posted By DennisRhodes
Be careful in the Mass Arrival of Aircraft...

Be careful in the Mass Arrival of Aircraft tomorrow ( Wednesday at SNF ). The weather across north FLA has held off most VFR arrivals until forecast opens up on Wednesday. My guess is that Wed will...
Forum: COMM 04-07-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By DennisRhodes
You can remove the front and still keep the...

You can remove the front and still keep the ribbon cable connected by using some blue tape. This will allow you to NOT put any load on the ribbon or connector. Minimize you A210 problems. But im with...
Forum: COMM 04-05-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By DennisRhodes
Or better yet, ill trade my 210 for your GTX200...

Or better yet, ill trade my 210 for your GTX200 if you decide not to change out that tray. Yours would be plug and play.
Forum: COMM 04-05-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By DennisRhodes
An IC A 210 with edge connector will direct plug...

An IC A 210 with edge connector will direct plug in to that A200 tray. A210 is an improvement but has a week link in the ribbon cable to be extra careful of.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-31-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,251
Posted By DennisRhodes
GREAT Pictures, Probably something I will never...

GREAT Pictures, Probably something I will never see out of the windscreen of an RV. Thanks / DRR
Forum: ADS-B 03-18-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,715
Posted By DennisRhodes
I don't think a GTX 327 has an altitude out...

I don't think a GTX 327 has an altitude out serial connection. Even in remote the data string in the GTX 327 doesn't include the altitude. I had to wire ALT directly from the Dynon to the Navworx (...
Forum: RV-12 03-18-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By DennisRhodes
That GTR200 is stereo. Might check and see if...

That GTR200 is stereo. Might check and see if your headsets are set up for stereo. I think that com also has a mono wiring option but most people wire it stereo and like the feature of the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-01-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By DennisRhodes
Now, That was much less stressful than calling...

Now, That was much less stressful than calling LSE wasn't it!! . Glad you found the issue. DRR
Forum: Tools 02-27-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,109
Posted By DennisRhodes
Tape up the broken end and now you have two at...

Tape up the broken end and now you have two at $130 each. Most people jump at the chance to double their money or investment !! :D
Forum: GPS 02-18-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By DennisRhodes
Accessories for the Aera 660

Looking at upgrading my Garmin 396 with a Aera 660. I see that to get XM music and Wx ( like I have on the 396) I need to purchase another $600 XM device ie GDL51. Will the 660 not receive XM...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-18-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By DennisRhodes
The plasma II + has a feature where you are able...

The plasma II + has a feature where you are able to wire in a conventional mag switch ground. If you went this way ( which i did) be sure the mag switch it not set up to ground either the left or...
Forum: COMM 02-10-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,524
Posted By DennisRhodes
I had the same . Was the second headset plugged...

I had the same . Was the second headset plugged in and under the panel , Was keying the squelch via the hi noise. Unplugged the mic and seems to resolve. Also remember that the left knob if pushed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By DennisRhodes
I also have the Summit Inline racing filters ,...

I also have the Summit Inline racing filters , one on each before the selector valve. They are mounted forward of the spar behind the cover plate. Have found brown/ tan textile material in both...
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 02-03-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,592
Posted By DennisRhodes
I've never paid any attention to the MOA blocks...

I've never paid any attention to the MOA blocks to see if they change colors with ADSB IN reporting. ?? The above Nex Gen site seems to say that SUA s are included! I have notices a TFR that...
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 02-03-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,592
Posted By DennisRhodes
MOAs and activity

Anyone know of a good web link for MOAs to determine if they are active or not? Possibly a schedule of activity upcoming? Something other than FF or FSS at the time when the MOA is...
Forum: ADS-B 02-01-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,282
Posted By DennisRhodes
Except the EXP unit has no way of getting an...

Except the EXP unit has no way of getting an external approved 4XX, 5XX and etc GPS signal into that model. With the other NW units ( Pn XXXXX /?? , certified , B model ) they evidently have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By DennisRhodes
Stick the top 4 inches of the antenna in a piece...

Stick the top 4 inches of the antenna in a piece of Tygon tubing and attach to the structure. Done.
Forum: ADS-B 01-31-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,282
Posted By DennisRhodes
If you find a buyer , let me know , maybe he...

If you find a buyer , let me know , maybe he needs two of them. :D

The certified B models have the option of using an external position source. ( still of value) . The EXP model has been OKd ...
Forum: COMM 01-30-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By DennisRhodes
So you don't necessarily have to be on an active...

So you don't necessarily have to be on an active flight plan to push freqs to the A210? Im guessing that the select airport, select freq, and hit enter will only load that one freq and not the ...
Forum: COMM 01-29-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By DennisRhodes
Icom A210 RS232 linked to Garmin 396 ??

Anyone using the RS232 link on an Icom A 210 Com and linking it to a Garmin 396 GPS? It looks like the A210 will receive data on Pins 1 and 2 and the GPS blue and yellow wire will RS232 feed...
Forum: ADS-B 01-28-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By DennisRhodes
Actually uAvionics swapped the Echo out for me...

Actually uAvionics swapped the Echo out for me no questions ask and sent me a new one. Plugged it into the OLD ( original plug ) and had same problem . Pulled out the old black plug and ...
Forum: ADS-B 01-28-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By DennisRhodes
Put one in a RV 7 couple weeks ago that actually...

Put one in a RV 7 couple weeks ago that actually had a bad connector and or wire crimp in the black plug and was not powering up unit. May want to check that if you have NO LED indicator lite.
Forum: ADS-B 01-28-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,337
Posted By DennisRhodes
Should be available to connect up to wifi within ...

Should be available to connect up to wifi within 1 min if you have powered up the echo and can see the appropriate indicator led s on the Echo. As stated above, the wifi will be named PING XXXX...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By DennisRhodes
The A200 has an internal intercom i believe. Be...

The A200 has an internal intercom i believe. Be sure that the internal intercom is not turned on and causing the conflict with the 403.
Forum: ADS-B 01-16-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 33,743
Posted By DennisRhodes
Just curious what do you need to do to lower the...

Just curious what do you need to do to lower the transponder threshold. Is that an adjustment of the transponder or the ECHO . Having a small % of P altitude failures I contributed to non radar...
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