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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By Turbo69bird
That is correct I'd 125 Figured that was it if...

That is correct I'd 125
Figured that was it if it wasn't the 300xl. Sad that I've owned the plane for a couple years and not used the nav/ approach functions on either but when you typically fly...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-01-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,424
Posted By Turbo69bird
I ordered some custom ones from this place,...

I ordered some custom ones from this place, color was off so I ended up using standard vans like your old ones. However if you can get the color right you can make some really good ones here. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,139
Posted By Turbo69bird
I had the same issue and found it to be a cut in...

I had the same issue and found it to be a cut in the valve cover gasket in the middle of the gasket where the bottom screw goes in. It was split down the middle of the length of the gasket through...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By Turbo69bird
I never fly ifr in this plane and rarely use the...

I never fly ifr in this plane and rarely use the gps but three people took their ifr In it so I assumed the 300xl was what qualified, it's non WAAS that's correct and will fly non precision...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By Turbo69bird
Never say never , I have a garmin 300xl and would...

Never say never , I have a garmin 300xl and would likely keep it just for ils. Or I have a king radio is a nav com as well.

The nav com is a kx125 which apparently still brings pretty good money. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,181
Posted By Turbo69bird
That’s pretty interesting Idea. Don’t know that...

That’s pretty interesting Idea. Don’t know that it would qualify for the current g switch rule though unless it had a 1 lb weight on the switch. Which might make it qualify. One things for sure if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,181
Posted By Turbo69bird
A g switch that must be armed before each flight...

A g switch that must be armed before each flight as a separate activation devise wouldnít though. So the normal operation of a plb could be kept separate. Flip a switch and put it into g switch mode...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,181
Posted By Turbo69bird
[QUOTE=RickWoodall;1335190]I have a 8 year old...

[QUOTE=RickWoodall;1335190]I have a 8 year old 121 elt that is being swapped out this year for a 406. That is required in Canada this year and for $500 seems a pretty wise spend.

Just canít see...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,181
Posted By Turbo69bird
Idk I just know that ack still shows it as a...

Idk I just know that ack still shows it as a special order item in the literature on the 406 version for $125.00 itís kind of funny the way it reads itís like hereís our 406 but by the way you can...
Forum: GPS 03-28-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,245
Posted By Turbo69bird
I'm ready to buy a 375 hope it supports adsb over...

I'm ready to buy a 375 hope it supports adsb over foreflight, fly q all the top brands of EFBs
I use fly q it's cheap and works very well in my opinion but I like my options to be OPEN. Never bought...
Forum: GPS 03-28-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,245
Posted By Turbo69bird
Ahh man WTF with the proprietary stuff. Garmins,...

Ahh man WTF with the proprietary stuff. Garmins, Achilles heel. Keeps more people from buying than it keeps in house I'm sure.

Love garmin stuff, hate being told what to use!
Forum: GPS 03-27-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,245
Posted By Turbo69bird
Anyone got pricing from dealers on these...

Anyone got pricing from dealers on these yet..?
IE: not list. Lol
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,443
Posted By Turbo69bird
there Is value. Maybe not to you but to many...

there Is value. Maybe not to you but to many people whodon't want to search, and will pay for the option of not having to search.

As for someone buying up ALL the n numbers they are taking risk....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,181
Posted By Turbo69bird
Do any of those( sat tracker) have emergency...

Do any of those( sat tracker) have emergency switches? Didnít think they did and if they do do they first have to go through the seller then to search and rescue or straight to search and rescue?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,181
Posted By Turbo69bird
If you did both would you bother with a 406 or...

If you did both would you bother with a 406 or just use a 121.5 you can still buy a 121.5 from ack for $125.00 brand new
Cayman Islands and Dominican if I remember correctly only require a PLB....
Forum: GPS 03-25-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,245
Posted By Turbo69bird
The person I talked to today (garmin distributor)...

The person I talked to today (garmin distributor) was just learning about them himself but was sure it worked with a Gmc 507 and their autopilot.

I'm sure g3expert will chime in here soon. He's...
Forum: GPS 03-25-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 21,245
Posted By Turbo69bird
I got some info on them today really good option.

I got some info on them today really good option.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,181
Posted By Turbo69bird
Also If you fly w a plb (and donít mind ) post...

Also If you fly w a plb (and donít mind ) post what kind and if you like
It or wish youíd give with a different one.

Also the same w a ELT

With our limited weight capacity of you know the weight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,181
Posted By Turbo69bird
Plb vs elt as an option legally ? With poll

How many of you guys would like EAA pr AOPA to lobby to get PlBs as a legal alternative in experimental aircraft.

The benefits of an elt over a PLB seems to be nothing but long battery life and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,020
Posted By Turbo69bird
Well I sure Hope you beat it. Sorry to hear that...

Well I sure Hope you beat it. Sorry to hear that what you have is agressuve have you seen what they are doing with the taxis plant ?
What about stem cells or gene manipulation or something else...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,020
Posted By Turbo69bird
This was the larger counter balanced rudder. For...

This was the larger counter balanced rudder. For what it’s worth I currenly have the original small rudder without any counter balance
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,020
Posted By Turbo69bird
Sorry to hear that about your dad but happy to...

Sorry to hear that about your dad but happy to hear your mom had her 83rd bday.

Wonder what the thought was on the early rudder if heíd felt it had less issues with balance.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,020
Posted By Turbo69bird
Do you feel the early rudder is less prone to...

Do you feel the early rudder is less prone to balance issues?
Forum: Painting your RV 03-23-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,818
Posted By Turbo69bird
I painted lots of custom cars in my life...

I painted lots of custom cars in my life panelizing, freak drops, endless line, flames, drips, candies etc. I wrapped my airplane with Avery diamond blue and white and while I get no staining around...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-22-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,333
Posted By Turbo69bird
Resurrecting this thread anyone know which way to...

Resurrecting this thread anyone know which way to buy this stuff in the 3 inch or is it better to get the sheet?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,020
Posted By Turbo69bird
Anyone know the rebalance Procedure my field A&P...

Anyone know the rebalance
Procedure my field A&P says the way they want it done is manufacturer and mode specific.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By Turbo69bird
Anyone have the empty weight on these bags and is...

Anyone have the empty weight on these bags and is the bison the same as the others for sale on spruce.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By Turbo69bird
Is a bison bag different from what in the...

Is a bison bag different from what in the aircraft spruce link.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By Turbo69bird
Man you must be light if you can take a jump...

Man you must be light if you can take a jump starter me and my friends I can barely take fuel when I fly. Lol
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By Turbo69bird
What material do you have ? Howís the weight of...

What material do you have ? Howís the weight of the bag ? And do you feel itís useful as a travel bag or just a flight bag.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By Turbo69bird
RV specific luggage ?

I remember seeing some RV specific wedge shaped luggage to keep weight from being to aft of a CG thought it was a good concept. Was trying to show it to a friend buying an RV but canít find it so...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,020
Posted By Turbo69bird
Rudder flutter and added weight. Adsb tail beacon

So in reading one of the accident reports where rudder flutter was the cause and a little body filler blamed it occurred to me that the weight of something like a tail beacon ADSB solution could be a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By Turbo69bird
Yeah I was looking for total cost (all included...

Yeah I was looking for total cost (all included parts to finish) have friends telling me itíll be far higher than GRT or others and canít seem to get a total cost for everything.
Forum: Autopilots 03-07-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By Turbo69bird
Yeah right who knew this was going to be sooooo...

Yeah right who knew this was going to be sooooo hard of a
Decision
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By Turbo69bird
Not yo hi jack but what did your G3Xpert +...

Not yo hi jack but what did your G3Xpert + autopilot cost total?
Forum: Autopilots 03-05-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By Turbo69bird
Awesome info. Redundancy is big especially in...

Awesome info. Redundancy is big especially in IFR so thatís important.
I appreciate the detailed response and apologize for the typos. Usually reading and typing while working, and on a small I...
Forum: Autopilots 03-05-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By Turbo69bird
Ok so I have some more looking to do now. So...

Ok so I have some more looking to do now. So little time so much info.
Forum: Autopilots 03-05-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By Turbo69bird
Well it keeps trying to reproduce so I figured...

Well it keeps trying to reproduce so I figured that was a good way of explaining it.

Lol.

That should say sporatic! 👍
Forum: Autopilots 03-05-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,925
Posted By Turbo69bird
Certainly a valid question especially if the 507...

Certainly a valid question especially if the 507 was available and no one told you aboiyt it .

G3expert has been an amazing resource of info for me trying to learn whatís available and what itíll...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,293
Posted By Turbo69bird
Iíve got the small j brackets in my six and love...

Iíve got the small j brackets in my six and love them . Perfect place in the footwell for the headsets can easily be reached even when belted and out of the way. Donít even interfere if you leave on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,514
Posted By Turbo69bird
Iíve got a cousin whose an airline pilot and he...

Iíve got a cousin whose an airline pilot and he razzes me about the experimental thing all the time. Every experimental crash ( probably less than 1 for every ten certified in my area) he has some...
Forum: Autopilots 03-02-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By Turbo69bird
The Gemini seems to have disappeared from TYs...

The Gemini seems to have disappeared from TYs site and spruce shows it as special order only now.

Haven’t heard anything about the TRIO from anyone til now I’ll look at that option as well.
Forum: Autopilots 03-02-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By Turbo69bird
Wow thanks guys for the input. I have a...

Wow thanks guys for the input. I have a steam
Gauge set up now with very little panel space for anything else.
I have an adf I can get out of there and possibly use a Gemini, or a g5 in place of...
Forum: Autopilots 03-01-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,673
Posted By Turbo69bird
Tru trak vs garmin vs GRT?

Iím looking to upgrade my auto pilot. Looking for thoughts on all the above pluses and minuses to each especially from those who have changed from one to the other or flown behind multiples.
Thanks...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By Turbo69bird
I am a realtor in Connecticut and you need a good...

I am a realtor in Connecticut and you need a good lease written up by an attorney. You need to clear the fact that your leasing the property with your insurance company, also require the person...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-27-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By Turbo69bird
Iíd ask Fred Stucklen heís good with all things...

Iíd ask Fred Stucklen heís good with all things electrical IMO. Im sure thereís others who can answer but if you canít get an answer try and send him a PM super nice guy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,367
Posted By Turbo69bird
I heard back from uavionix and they said unless...

I heard back from uavionix and they said unless it's a tso'd unit it doesn't qualify but the tso'd tail beacon isn't available yet and that will be $350 more.

Why does it seem like we (experimental...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,367
Posted By Turbo69bird
Anyone know if the new tail beacon fromuavionix...

Anyone know if the new tail beacon fromuavionix qualifies?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,262
Posted By Turbo69bird
id Agee with that ! Tires are cheap

id Agee with that ! Tires are cheap
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,262
Posted By Turbo69bird
Btw I have recaps on my plane from the most...

Btw I have recaps on my plane from the most reputable recapper and they are JUNK!

Never again Iím
Going new from now on. They are taller and inconsistent totally garbage. IMO
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,262
Posted By Turbo69bird
Iíd see how deep it is, Iíve seem MFG defects...

Iíd see how deep it is, Iíve seem MFG defects from the mold that look like cuts are you sure it wasnít there before?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,741
Posted By Turbo69bird
Mandate to be in all airplanes by 2020 was the...

Mandate to be in all airplanes by 2020 was the mandate I was referencing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,741
Posted By Turbo69bird
I would guess that due to the ADSB mandate they...

I would guess that due to the ADSB mandate they are expecting people to see the n number on their screen and be able to locate that specific airplane better. Kind of relying on electronics more than...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-25-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,909
Posted By Turbo69bird
Havenít seen H. Block in a while on the ground or...

Havenít seen H. Block in a while on the ground or in cyber space. Hoping weíll catch up soon now that Iím flying again and I can try that prop. Iíll keep you guys updated as I try anything new.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-25-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,909
Posted By Turbo69bird
Just did an annual and compressions are 78/80 or...

Just did an annual and compressions are 78/80 or better. Cold.

Static rpm is good for the prop I have I think Iím just heavy. Both me and the airplane. Lol
Forum: Northeast 09-10-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By Turbo69bird
Simsbury CT fly in september23rd

http://www.simsburyflyin.com

Car show, great food, great people and it helps keep our airport running because we are private and get no money from any municipalites or the feds.

So come on down and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-30-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,529
Posted By Turbo69bird
So was looking at the uavionixs beacon ADSB out...

So was looking at the uavionixs beacon ADSB out only solution, and loving it until I saw THIS https://uavionix.com/products/skyecho/

**** EU why donít we have this here??

Not to mention the garmin...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,889
Posted By Turbo69bird
Thatís awesome I e got a nice fly by on video...

Thatís awesome I e got a nice fly by on video that sounds like a war bird on the video. Iíd like to use it as a ring tone it sounds so good. 😂
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By Turbo69bird
Couldnít agree with this post more. The vinyl is...

Couldnít agree with this post more. The vinyl is not something to use for cover up. Unless your doing the same graphic in a different color.

It will print through just about anything, dust a hair...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-25-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,909
Posted By Turbo69bird
Empty weight just scaled is 1134! A bit heavier...

Empty weight just scaled is 1134! A bit heavier than I expected.
Forum: ADS-B 08-19-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,740
Posted By Turbo69bird
Doe this actually got where the small tail Light...

Doe this actually got where the small tail
Light is on my vans maybe 1 1/4 inch or so or does it replace a strobe like on the cessnas I fly. Havenít been able to find dimensions anywhere and since...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,806
Posted By Turbo69bird
I know this is old but do these alternators give...

I know this is old but do these alternators give any over voltage protection? Are they fuse inside?
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