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Forum: RV-12 10-19-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,861
Posted By AirHound
I'm not confused about the what, just the reasons...

I'm not confused about the what, just the reasons for the different numbers and Scott cleared that up. Coming from years of certified Acft to ELSA third owner, No doubt my personal checklist and...
Forum: RV-12 10-18-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,861
Posted By AirHound
Thanks for the clarification.

Thanks for the clarification.
Forum: RV-12 10-17-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,861
Posted By AirHound
To be legal does one maintain the POH that came...

To be legal does one maintain the POH that came with the aircraft, or have in reach, the most current? There are differences for example the Vg in older kits was in the 80th kt range, current is 60...
Forum: RV-12 10-14-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,146
Posted By AirHound
I'm one of the 50-60 12's sporting the TS...

I'm one of the 50-60 12's sporting the TS Flightlines fuel line system. On the contrary, regarding the discussion about low fuel pressure, mine is normal to borederline yellow (occasionally blinking...
Forum: RV-12 10-09-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By AirHound
Thumbs up Purposely underutilize 660 adsb capability, but...

Purposely underutilize 660 adsb capability, but wanted a quieter removeable hand held. I replaced the panel mounted 496 with a 660, choose to keep it a simple gizmo removeable stand alone, with...
Forum: RV-12 10-02-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,146
Posted By AirHound
Thanks Joe, had only half that picture.

Thanks Joe, had only half that picture.
Forum: RV-12 10-01-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,146
Posted By AirHound
Was running up the engine with out top or bottom...

Was running up the engine with out top or bottom cowl and notice a low fuel pressure warning which stopped when closing throttle and changing relative position to 10-12kt surface wind while turning...
Forum: RV-12 09-24-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,196
Posted By AirHound
Thank you a pic is worth 10000 words to me I look...

Thank you a pic is worth 10000 words to me I look forward to seeing what the standard 71.4 turns up with my configuration.
Forum: RV-12 09-23-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,196
Posted By AirHound
Wow, achieving .1 sounds like another challenge...

Wow, achieving .1 sounds like another challenge for us less experienced folk. I guess that final tiny movement will be on fairly snugged clamp bolts. Boy I can see it changing with just torquing them...
Forum: RV-12 09-22-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,196
Posted By AirHound
Thanks Scott, say do the slsa versions come off...

Thanks Scott, say do the slsa versions come off the line dynamic balanced?
Forum: RV-12 09-22-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,196
Posted By AirHound
[QUOTE=rvbuilder2002;1205913]I agree it sounds...

[QUOTE=rvbuilder2002;1205913]I agree it sounds just a bit too course, but maybe Tom is cruising around down low at 125 kts and just not telling anyone;)

Hi, I'm Doug in IL. In bound is hub...
Forum: RV-12 09-21-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,709
Posted By AirHound
Walt I'm Doug in IL. I am waiting for hub...

Walt I'm Doug in IL. I am waiting for hub replacement IAW theSeninich B revision exchange program. I bought my 12 built/used and it had a dynamic bal job 3 years ago. What to do now with new hub?...
Forum: RV-12 09-19-2017, 05:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,803
Posted By AirHound
Getting to know my airplane. Wing washout?

How much washout is built in to rv12 kits?
Forum: RV-12 09-11-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,817
Posted By AirHound
I'm in the 1200 range with a 40-100 degree dif...

I'm in the 1200 range with a 40-100 degree dif burning roughly 5.7 at 5400. What do the carb mixture screws do for us?
Forum: Midwest 09-06-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,984
Posted By AirHound
Bill did you do the baggage panel upgrade? Doug...

Bill did you do the baggage panel upgrade?

Doug at ALN
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 263,820
Posted By AirHound
Thank you! And no doubt there is.

Thank you! And no doubt there is.
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 263,820
Posted By AirHound
WILCO All! Thank you!! Also, 1) I have to...

WILCO All! Thank you!!

Also,

1) I have to drill some of the nutplate and screw holes. Is there a recommended process to follow...as in; do the first and last, cleco them then match drill those...
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 263,820
Posted By AirHound
Question, I received the Vans predrilled two...

Question, I received the Vans predrilled two piece baggage compartment closeout upgrade. Any reason not to take off the blue protective vinyl if it will be covered? Other than a few places to...
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By AirHound
Not sure, doesn't the Dynon-download overwrite...

Not sure, doesn't the Dynon-download overwrite unique AP settings? Maybe Vans does too?
Forum: RV-12 08-30-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 23,899
Posted By AirHound
Ron, Thanks for the dye penetrant reference, its...

Ron,
Thanks for the dye penetrant reference, its on order...Doug in IL
Forum: RV-12 08-28-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 23,899
Posted By AirHound
Dye Penetrant?

Vic, is dye penetrant a feasible aide?
Forum: RV-12 08-28-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 23,899
Posted By AirHound
Cracks can be hard to spot on a visual...

Cracks can be hard to spot on a visual inspection. Is there an additional inspection aid to be had economically/locally?
Forum: RV-12 08-28-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,482
Posted By AirHound
Carry backup HH GPS with extra batterys.....

Howdy!
Post 37 explains requirements and I'm good with it. I'm thinking when we know the engine driven electricity has stopped, for those with EFIS and no standby compass or HH GPS, its best to be...
Forum: RV-12 08-25-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,482
Posted By AirHound
What kind of standby compass do you have, was...

What kind of standby compass do you have, was swinging it difficult?
Forum: RV-12 08-16-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By AirHound
Suggestion, keep renting if you can't get a...

Suggestion, keep renting if you can't get a hanger. Otherwise, either do owner assist maintenance and inspections with an erstwhile A&P or buy an ELSA take the weekend course and with an A&P looking...
Forum: RV-12 08-15-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,171
Posted By AirHound
Very kind of you sir! Thank you Doug...

Very kind of you sir!
Thank you
Doug Johnson
SAFB, IL
Forum: RV-12 08-14-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,171
Posted By AirHound
Thanks Tony, Does the part come with install...

Thanks Tony,
Does the part come with install instructions? Is it Possible to install without disassembly? Oh and is it a simple electrical connection?
Doug in IL
Forum: RV-12 08-14-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,171
Posted By AirHound
Fuel Pump Noise Filter..

Tony, an old post but I'm interested if the noise filter at the electric pump stopped the ticking? If so, then is it a simple install? If there is such a thing??

Thanks,
Doug in IL
Forum: RV-12 08-13-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,851
Posted By AirHound
I guess there's a couple around that believe in...

I guess there's a couple around that believe in having a nonelectric backup, thanks John!
Forum: RV-12 08-10-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,482
Posted By AirHound
How about VFR Carl.

How about VFR Carl.
Forum: RV-12 08-10-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,482
Posted By AirHound
Right! thank you, what are your thoughts about my...

Right! thank you, what are your thoughts about my following interpretation of that FAA verbiage? In what sounds like an extreme and highly unlikely circumstance, where the EFIS display totally fails,...
Forum: RV-12 08-10-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,482
Posted By AirHound
Scott, so I can drop the subject, why aren't...

Scott, so I can drop the subject, why aren't standby/whiskey compasses required anymore?
Forum: RV-12 08-10-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,482
Posted By AirHound
Is it because glass has been proven absolutely...

Is it because glass has been proven absolutely reliable and the given that all pilots carry portable gps's that standby compasses are not required. At least on the 12?
Forum: RV-12 08-09-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,482
Posted By AirHound
I'm all for the EFIS weight advantage. However,...

I'm all for the EFIS weight advantage. However, miss the practicality of being able to fly partial panel with steam gauges. Was wondering if anyone knows of any EFIS inflight shutdown information or...
Forum: RV-12 08-06-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,600
Posted By AirHound
Tom would that be flats on the idle stop screw?

Tom would that be flats on the idle stop screw?
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,600
Posted By AirHound
Hey Rich, high suction and low load side, what...

Hey Rich, high suction and low load side, what then, ? Make cable adjustments on that side only? Thank you!
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,600
Posted By AirHound
Ok! Sounds to me, once center green/idle is lit...

Ok! Sounds to me, once center green/idle is lit up and let's just say 1800, then go 3800 but am I correct about making adjustments only on the nonREF side and doing them in each of carbmates 3...
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,600
Posted By AirHound
John-G, thank you! Here's my read back. Do the...

John-G, thank you! Here's my read back. Do the mechanical sync procedure first, then for the pneumatic procedure pick a side as REF and make all carb cable adjustments on just the opposite side in...
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,600
Posted By AirHound
Forum: RV-12 08-02-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,299
Posted By AirHound
RV-12 Electric Fuel Pump (electronical filter)

Do all kits EAB and ELSA call for an electric filter wired into the fuel pump circuit/at the electric pump? Are they for RFI reduction? As in negating the FP noise over the headphones? Do SLSA...
Forum: RV-12 06-21-2017, 04:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,178
Posted By AirHound
Spare fuel pump

Should one carry a spare mechanical pump or the electric one?
Forum: RV-12 06-13-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,528
Posted By AirHound
Power at idle and pitch for speed, got that,...

Power at idle and pitch for speed, got that, Jolly er Roger, whoever you are driven to be, thanks for your expertise. I'm newish to the ELSA world. Lots to learn and refresh on. Know it all or not,...
Forum: RV-12 05-26-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By AirHound
For record, how about just printing and using the...

For record, how about just printing and using the Vans website list of SBs to annotate compliance, applicability, recurrence?
Forum: RV-12 05-25-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,927
Posted By AirHound
Thank you Scott, I have since gone on line and...

Thank you Scott, I have since gone on line and studied the AIRTEX 1000 MM, better understand my own questions and suggestions from the FORCE, all which enabled me to reference and compose a Logbook...
Forum: RV-12 05-25-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,927
Posted By AirHound
Thank you and Scott for the education. I was at...

Thank you and Scott for the education. I was at home 30 miles from expiration date on the battery and figured one of the dates on the packaging it came in was same as battery sticker. As it turns out...
Forum: RV-12 05-24-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,927
Posted By AirHound
No, not interested in home-brew battery.....Just...

No, not interested in home-brew battery.....Just trying to understand what to write down in the logbook as the replacement date. So I guess the 6 year lithium battery is good for 6 years or whatever...
Forum: RV-12 05-24-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,927
Posted By AirHound
See below bolded, "(2) When 50 percent of their...

See below bolded, "(2) When 50 percent of their useful life (or, for rechargeable batteries, 50 percent of their useful life of charge) has expired, as established by the transmitter manufacturer...
Forum: RV-12 05-21-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,851
Posted By AirHound
John, I enjoy monitoring your build experience...

John,
I enjoy monitoring your build experience and tips and thank you for answering my question. I participated in an AOPA Rusty Pilot session and was reminded that at the tail end of the ARROW...
Forum: RV-12 05-19-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,305
Posted By AirHound
Thank you! Will check for looseness.

Thank you! Will check for looseness.
Forum: RV-12 05-18-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,305
Posted By AirHound
Thank you Alex, that is where I will start then....

Thank you Alex, that is where I will start then.

I didn't build the bird, but looking at the KAI and the probe location I'm heading for the port wing root area and looking for a loose 22 gauge...
Forum: RV-12 05-18-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,851
Posted By AirHound
John and all, Any luck with the standby compass?...

John and all,

Any luck with the standby compass? Anyone install a liquid filled/whisky compass? What is the logic, all be it legit, to not have to have a stand alone none-electric compass? ...
Forum: RV-12 05-17-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,305
Posted By AirHound
SV Density Altitude/OAT Fluctations

Unable to find a post regarding causes of DA/Temp fluctuating indications. Any suggestions?

Oil pressure Fluctuations are not unique to the RV-12. I moved the sensor on a Ran's S-19 to the firewall...
Forum: RV-12 05-08-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 35,117
Posted By AirHound
Enjoyed your story Keith, I also wish to proceed...

Enjoyed your story Keith, I also wish to proceed in the same 'Flashman at the Charge' fashion.

You mentioned pulled rivets.....are any solid rivets that require a good bashing? And could the tank...
Forum: RV-12 05-07-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,052
Posted By AirHound
Spare Fuel Pump

Of the two fuel pumps; Electric or Mechanical, which is the better choice to carry as a spare on long distance flights?
Forum: RV-12 05-03-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,313
Posted By AirHound
John, Where can I learn more about a parking...

John,
Where can I learn more about a parking brake install, parts and process?


[QUOTE=John-G;1170587]Edward,

For what it is worth, I also installed Aircraft Specialty's brake line kit for the...
Forum: RV-12 05-02-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,232
Posted By AirHound
Other than no MP indication, is there any other...

Other than no MP indication, is there any other down side to capping off the fittings and reducing a potential hose leak source?
Forum: RV-12 04-08-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 23,783
Posted By AirHound
Thinking hi-adventure for those mounted in the...

Thinking hi-adventure for those mounted in the cockpit which smoke and sputter to a short...
Forum: RV-12 04-08-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 23,783
Posted By AirHound
Thumbs up Expecting the unexpected I see... A mechanical...

Expecting the unexpected I see...

A mechanical pump?

What's the plan for a flat?
Forum: Midwest 04-06-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,054
Posted By AirHound
Hello! I'm heading to PLK tomorrow AM for an...

Hello!
I'm heading to PLK tomorrow AM for an overnight and sightseeing. I'm have a RV-12, work at Scott AFB, and base out of ALN. There are 5 or 6 RVs here.

Going to try to hanger it overnight with...
Forum: RV-12 03-29-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,249
Posted By AirHound
I would like to raise the volume of the EFIS...

I would like to raise the volume of the EFIS alerts (a tad), my SV setting is at 100%. I have the avionics bay open, should I use my iPhone aux music to test EFIS pot adjustments checking for...
Forum: RV-12 03-29-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,249
Posted By AirHound
Joe, Should one or the other IC capability be...

Joe,
Should one or the other IC capability be turned off and not both be on?
Forum: RV-12 03-25-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,457
Posted By AirHound
Can it be trimmed years later? How so?

Can it be trimmed years later? How so?
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