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Forum: Midwest 09-16-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By Deweyclawson
different states, different rates

Every state is different.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By Deweyclawson
copy

Download the POHs you want to copy from.
Highlight the item you want to copy.
hold down the CTRL and hit "C"
Put your curser where you want that item.
Hold down CTRL hit "v"

When you have it all...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By Deweyclawson
Nemacolin

Another vote for Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. Flt 93 Memorial is also nearby. Falling Waters is magnificent.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-21-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,392
Posted By Deweyclawson
final update

In Apr, 4 of us drove to Kingston, NY, took the 10 apart and squished the fuselage, sans eng, into a 24 ft enclosed trailer. Nose gear also had to come off. I got the eng back from Penn Yan Aero...
Forum: RV-10 08-21-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,461
Posted By Deweyclawson
saga is ending

In Apr, 4 of us drove to Kingston, NY, took the 10 apart and squished the fuselage, sans eng, into a 24 ft enclosed trailer. Nose gear also had to come off. I got the eng back from Penn Yan Aero...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-21-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,245
Posted By Deweyclawson
fuel stain

Try brake cleaner. Try it first in an inconspicuous place to verify it won't harm the paint.
Forum: Tools 05-24-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Deweyclawson
bolts

I just did this with my 10.
Do not try to unscrew the bolts. You could scratch the interior and create a stress riser...From Vans.
Get a couple same size bolts (with the threads ground smooth) from...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-21-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By Deweyclawson
Large

Agree 100%. I had the large size in my RV6A.
Forum: Safety 05-21-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,723
Posted By Deweyclawson
Maintain control

Bob Hoover once said.....fly the plane as far into the crash as possible....
Intentional cartwheel??? NO
Intentional stall at ten ft??? NO
Full stall landing.. YES. Stall at touchdown, not before....
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-20-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Deweyclawson
W & B

send me an email and I will send you the Excel form I used. Can't attach files to this forum.

Deweyclawson@hotmail.com
Forum: RV-10 05-20-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,007
Posted By Deweyclawson
Can't help

Can't help you if we don't know the problem.
Is it the width or the height of the opening or both...

I put my 10 in an enclosed trailer that was both not tall enough and not wide enough to fit the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-13-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By Deweyclawson
Bill; send me your email address and I will send...

Bill;
send me your email address and I will send you the schematic I have for the LSE. The schematic shows wires to 8, 4 and 12o'clock as white, blue and red respectively. They go to cyl 1&2, 5&6,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-12-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By Deweyclawson
LSE III

I have dual LSE III on my RV10. No motor right now so everything is in the open.
I am on the way to the hanger now. text me at 724-622-0939 and I will take pics of whatever you think will help.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By Deweyclawson
gustbuster

T;
Instructions and/or p;ics would be a great help
Thanks,

Deweyclawson@hotmail.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By Deweyclawson
gustbuster

I have a gustbuster that came with the RV10 I just bought. NO idea how to install. It appears they have never been used. Their web site appears to be down. Anyone have a copy of the installation...
Forum: RV-10 04-11-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By Deweyclawson
wing bolts

Ron;;
I will take them.

Duane Clawson
611 Anderson Rd.
Enon Valley PA 16120

Send me your email address and I will PP friends and family.
Forum: RV-10 04-10-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By Deweyclawson
RV10 wing bolts

I took the wings off to get the good ship home and now need to put humpty back together. Is there any reason to not reuse the wing bolts?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-02-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,392
Posted By Deweyclawson
Update 4

We have a plan.
This Fri, Apr 5, 4 of us are driving over to Kingston with my son's 24' enclosed trailer and F350 truck. Sat we will take the eng, wings, and tail off. Stuff the plane into the...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 02-28-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,018
Posted By Deweyclawson
pitot check

Re the Gap26 leak, the pitot check is not required for IFR. Only the static check and transponder check.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-24-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,939
Posted By Deweyclawson
charging

Depending on whee your system is measuring the voltage, anything from 12.9 to 14.5 volts could be OK, as long as the voltage remains stable. If it is 12.9 then slowly drops, Your charging system is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By Deweyclawson
6A

At normal climb/cruise speeds, a 6A slider canopy is almost impossible to slide forward those last few inches.

Use the checklist. Don't let ATC (Tower) confuse you when getting the last item on the...
Forum: RV-10 02-19-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,288
Posted By Deweyclawson
Picture

How about a picture?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-14-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,392
Posted By Deweyclawson
Update 3

After talking to the experts at NE Prop, Lycoming and Penn Yann, the plan now is to take the wings, tail, and eng off (at Kingston-Ulster) and put it all in my son's 24' enclosed trailer and drive...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,117
Posted By Deweyclawson
Bill; Can you give some info on the 2 psi switch...

Bill;
Can you give some info on the 2 psi switch you used. Mfg, source, etc.
I just ordered the tanks last night at 6:30. Hotel Whiskey answered within the hour. HW is under new ownership and...
Forum: RV-10 01-27-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,461
Posted By Deweyclawson
Removal

Jake;
Thanks for the offer. It is gong be a month or 2 before I can actually do anything. I need to talk to Lycoming, Hartzell and NE prop shop before deciding on a course of action. I know that...
Forum: RV-10 01-26-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,461
Posted By Deweyclawson
make it fixed pitch

Unless an adjustment can be made to the prop stops, it does not produce enough thrust to maintain level flt at flat pitch.
Forum: RV-10 01-24-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,461
Posted By Deweyclawson
width

If one of you is at the airport this weekend, with an RV10, can you please measure the gear width, outside to outside of the tires. If it is over 8ft then I know I can't get it on a trailer. I do...
Forum: RV-10 01-24-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,461
Posted By Deweyclawson
wing removal

I may have to remove the wings of my RV10 to get it home. See this thread:
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=167228
Before deciding my course of action I have to get some ideas...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-23-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,392
Posted By Deweyclawson
Update 2

Talked to the mechanic today. crank plug is well seated. air pressure using Bob's test plate is about 5 psi. Should be 6-35. happened to move the crank and the air pressure jumped. When lifting on...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-15-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,392
Posted By Deweyclawson
UPDATE

Talked to the mechanic today. He finally has the test plate, and gasket, that Lycoming calls for. Thanks Bob. ran the eng iaw the SI and the pressure is 5.5 lbs. kind of low. Checked the oil screen...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-30-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,392
Posted By Deweyclawson
Bob; I tried sending a PM and an email and it...

Bob;
I tried sending a PM and an email and it appears neither of those worked.
If you could send me your test plate, I would certainly appreciate it.Could you send it to:

Peter Heidrich
Richmor...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-29-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,392
Posted By Deweyclawson
"I'll bet it was cold up there. OAT? Oil temp?...

"I'll bet it was cold up there. OAT? Oil temp? Oil type?"
Phillips 20w50, 25 hrs on the oil, Reiff pre heat, sump, cyls and oil cooler heated for 2 hours before first start. temp on gnd was about...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-28-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,392
Posted By Deweyclawson
Flat pitch Hartzell

I recently purchased a 2012 RV10, 390 hrs, TTSMOH, TT airframe. IO540, Blended Airfoil Hartzell CS, MT prop controller.

I flew it home from TX, 7hrs, and Tue flew about an hour. Wed I took a puppy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By Deweyclawson
CFI

Randy;
Try Ron Schreck.

Ron Schreck
IAC Director and National Judge
RV-8, "Miss Izzy", 2200+ RV Hours
Track Me *** Gold Hill Airpark (NC25)

Search for him on this forum.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-20-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By Deweyclawson
GRT

I just got an RV10 with older GRT HX screens. I have an RV6 with HXr. I really like the HXr so am considering replacing the HX with HXr touch. I called GRT and they told me the new HXr would be...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-17-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,658
Posted By Deweyclawson
Talking numbers

The aviation paint dept of HD or Lows has 2 inch wide blue aircraft number stripping tape that is certified to 200Kts ground speed. :D
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-13-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 17,756
Posted By Deweyclawson
Was the 10 amps measured as the input to the...

Was the 10 amps measured as the input to the panel plug or the output to the phone/ipad devices?

I just bought an RV10 and am going to install 2 of these and am interested in CB sizing and wire...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-06-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
RV7
Views: 1,010
Posted By Deweyclawson
7

Bob has a 7 in his hanger.
Forum: Safety 12-05-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,628
Posted By Deweyclawson
Whos leading

Never pass lead unless part of the maneuver being done, ie, a briefed lead change, etc.
For similar aircraft, the heavier, higher stall, lower performing plane should lead. Much easier/safer to fly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,234
Posted By Deweyclawson
cable tool

What is this "cable tool"??? Can you post a pic or part # please.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-01-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 17,756
Posted By Deweyclawson
priorities

In looking for a charger, keep in mind that the charging function is probably not the most important consideration. In my mind, There were four considerations in adding a usb port. In this order....
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-31-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 17,756
Posted By Deweyclawson
what I used

This is the dual outlet I used.
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/elpages/eadualusbpanel.php
part # 11-13502 $24.95
I have had no noise problems and it is 2.1a each side.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-31-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 17,756
Posted By Deweyclawson
EMI

This is definitely a problem. I did my RV6A panel and added both cig lighter and usb ports. The first usb I bought was so noisy on the radio It seemed to be a more powerful xmitter than my handheld....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,172
Posted By Deweyclawson
Schematic

Carl; Can you please send me a copy of your RV10 elec schematic. I think this is the best, simplest, safest system I have seen proposed. 2 alternators, feeding 2 batts feeding 2 avionics busses....
Forum: RV-14 10-19-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,779
Posted By Deweyclawson
I am certainly not an expert on any of this but...

I am certainly not an expert on any of this but I would just like to pass on my experience.

Over the last 3 years the screws on the spinner have gotten worse about being loose after every flight....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-18-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,562
Posted By Deweyclawson
Lost

"...but found ourselves confused. The Garmin shows we’re crossing in to Utah, but we couldn’t find the corresponding border lines on the ground. How do we know where we are if we can’t see the lines...
Forum: Southeast 10-12-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By Deweyclawson
tie down

Shane;
Yes. That was us. Had a good time doing nothing on the beach. Hadn't been in Destin in 30+ years. Did not recognize anything.
Forum: Southeast 10-11-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,223
Posted By Deweyclawson
Week on the beach

We flew the RV6A to 2R4 last Tue. planned on coming home this Tue. Very fortuitous choice of days. Thanks to Michael, we had a 20 knot tailwind, or more, all the way home.
We left the hotel at 0500...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By Deweyclawson
In regards to "Just make sure there are no...

In regards to "Just make sure there are no leaks."
the GAP26 pitot/AOA is designed to leak.
Don't ask me, or my avionics shop, how I know that.

We had to get Garmin to send us a copy of the Garmin...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-27-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,171
Posted By Deweyclawson
skybolts

skybolts + 4
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-24-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,699
Posted By Deweyclawson
I have an HXr, com1 & Transponder panel mounted....

I have an HXr, com1 & Transponder panel mounted. Com2 remote due to a space challenged panel. The panel radios are in front of the right seat. I find it much more convenient to use the efis to change...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-13-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,898
Posted By Deweyclawson
Avionics buss

I would, did, put all the avionics on the avionics buss. It is a royal pain to turn each one on and off. You do not want any of those expensive electrons exposed to the power surges happening during...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-07-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By Deweyclawson
spot and combo sqdn pro

I put a spot in the left wing and the combo spot/flood in the right. Love em.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-06-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,515
Posted By Deweyclawson
new tires

Its time to replace my slightly used, pronounced bald, tires on my RV6A.
The serial number stamped on the side of one is J1D42602. Does this mean it was manufactured in the 26th week of 2002? ...
Forum: GPS 09-04-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,575
Posted By Deweyclawson
IFR requirements

There is no such thing as an "IFR certified plane" even tho most of us refer to that. The static system needs to be check iaw part 91.411 and the transponder iaw 91.413. (both every 2 years) You also...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,517
Posted By Deweyclawson
TSOed vs. to TSO standards

GMCjetpilot;
Your opinion here is at odds with that of the EAA. I suggest you read their words here: https://www.eaa.org/en/eaa/aviation-...ifr-operations
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,517
Posted By Deweyclawson
legal IFR

In addition to the plane being legal as to the equipment in it, the ops limits, and your personal currency, the plane also needs a current transponder check to fly in airspace that requires it,...
Forum: Engine Monitors 06-28-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By Deweyclawson
paressure senders

When updating my RV6 with GRT, I was told that most of the probs with the pressure senders is caused by the ground going thru the case. I soldered a tab to the case of each and ran a ground wire from...
Forum: ADS-B 06-03-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,815
Posted By Deweyclawson
GRT Hxr and GTX327 echo Uat

My GRT Hxr passes alt to the GTX327 via serial data and the echo Uat sniffs the alt. I got a 100% pass on the FAA report for the ADSB.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,163
Posted By Deweyclawson
ferry and TR training

I highly recommend Jesse Saint up near Ocala (X35) Give him a call. You will be miles, hours and dollars ahead with the plane near home to do your training in at your convenience.

Jesse Saint...
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,525
Posted By Deweyclawson
Same size

The ETX680, 900 and 1200 are all the same size.
Forum: RV-10 05-10-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,439
Posted By Deweyclawson
PA sales tax

In PA there is no sales tax on aircraft parts. 6%, or more, on aircraft.
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