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Forum: RV-10 08-11-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By rvdave
The scuba shop does use oxygen for nitrox fills...

The scuba shop does use oxygen for nitrox fills so has a large tank to draw from, but Iím sure filling a few o2 tanks more than pays for his tank exchange plus some, he seemed to be happy to fill it.
Forum: RV-10 08-10-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By rvdave
Thanks guys found a local scuba shop just got it...

Thanks guys found a local scuba shop just got it filled $14.
Forum: RV-10 08-10-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By rvdave
Oxygen refill

I have a 12 cu ft tank from airox and have been having trouble getting it filled. Recently found an fbo who will fill it for $75, is this typical? None of the welding or medical supplies here will...
Forum: RV-10 07-28-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By rvdave
I had the same problem and saw that I could tweak...

I had the same problem and saw that I could tweak the tension on one of the arms canít remember which one would have to look at it again
Forum: RV-10 05-29-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By rvdave
No not at all which surprised me, i expected a...

No not at all which surprised me, i expected a busy day so wanted to leave early to get there but wasn't necessary. Found out though that i could only fit one of our folding bikes, which i could...
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By rvdave
First family flight KMCD

Although I took a long cross country to sun n fun this year before I wanted to take anyone, now they and I have the confidence for family travel. This trip was a day run to kmcd, Mackinac Island, mi...
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By rvdave
Stiff fuel sender

I have a newer fuel sender that is stiff in other words taken out of the tank it will hang at whatever position I put it so when it goes to full I have to rock wings for it to move. Is it the...
Forum: RV-10 04-24-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By rvdave
I have the Aerosport symmetrical panel and cut...

I have the Aerosport symmetrical panel and cut about 1Ē off the stick and bent the stick so they just miss the rocker switches.
Forum: Painting your RV 04-04-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By rvdave
Another thing to consider is color, reds will...

Another thing to consider is color, reds will cost a lot more than other colors for some reason .
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-04-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,349
Posted By rvdave
Thatís good to know Doug, will check the weather...

Thatís good to know Doug, will check the weather on the way back for playability, planning to leave sat, sun, or mon, depending on weather.
Forum: RV-10 04-03-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 364,924
Posted By rvdave
Gives me the covets. Looks great.

Gives me the covets. Looks great.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By rvdave
with my favorite stop at Cedar Key for lunch Is...

with my favorite stop at Cedar Key for lunch

Is there a restaurant on field?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-01-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,349
Posted By rvdave
Falcon looks like a good stop, thanks

Falcon looks like a good stop, thanks
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-31-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,349
Posted By rvdave
Fly in & golf

Will be leaving early for sun n fun wondering about finding an airport near a golf course on my way down. Route will be say Indianapolis to Atlanta to Lakeland. Any experiences out there?
Forum: RV-10 03-28-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,268
Posted By rvdave
My need for rudder adjustment seems to change...

My need for rudder adjustment seems to change with different flight configurations, wind direction, but the Aerosport rudder trim makes a capable adjustment for each situation,. I suppose that is...
Forum: Autopilots 03-27-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By rvdave
I have the afs 5600 with Vizion 385, works great....

I have the afs 5600 with Vizion 385, works great. Have tt servos which limits operation for ias climb. For some reason this requires Dynon servos, but still operates nicely with vs climb.
Forum: Aircraft Camping 03-23-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,434
Posted By rvdave
This will be my first time flying in to sun n...

This will be my first time flying in to sun n fun, have always been to Osh, will be bringing the new 10 down. Does sun n fun allow you to pick your spot for camping or is it like Osh where they file...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-22-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 831
Posted By rvdave
I’ve used the carlington rocker led switches with...

I’ve used the carlington rocker led switches with lens covers and used DecalPro Fx to make labels. A tedious process but switches are illuminated and labeled. I changed the leds out to be either...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-22-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By rvdave
I have the dual independent sensors, dual...

I have the dual independent sensors, dual modules, symptom is with both modules isolated, so looking to eliminate plugs.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-22-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By rvdave
I am thinking about trying this plug with...

I am thinking about trying this plug with existing adapter. Itís a direct cross for recommended lightspeed plugs.

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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-22-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By rvdave
Right with adapter itís a 3/4 plug, the long...

Right with adapter itís a 3/4 plug, the long reach plugs with adapter are 1Ē.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-22-2018, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By rvdave
Thanks for the feedback, what do you reference...

Thanks for the feedback, what do you reference for 1/2" plug info? I will check resistances to see where they fall and may try new plugs to eliminate that.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-21-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By rvdave
Yes this is a new engine broken in with 50+ hours...

Yes this is a new engine broken in with 50+ hours on it. 8.5:1 io540, airflow performance, dual plasma iii.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-21-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By rvdave
Parallel valve

Parallel valve
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-21-2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By rvdave
Cylinder and spark plug depth

Iím wondering if this is a problem or not. Having difficulty with engine smoothness running lop at higher altitudes above 8k. Injectors have been balanced but have this question about the plugs...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-18-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By rvdave
I have dual lightspeed, came from Mattituck timed...

I have dual lightspeed, came from Mattituck timed at 37deg advanced at idle 850 rpm. Manual says 40 +- 2 so retimed to 40 deg. Seemed to make a little difference lop smoothness. Lower altitudes...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-18-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By rvdave
Timing

For those with Lightspeed plasma III Ignition what have you found to be the best timing for lop operation?
Forum: RV-10 03-15-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By rvdave
I've always wondered if the line going to the...

I've always wondered if the line going to the fuel pressure sensor needs to be purged of air and if there is air in that line if it would affect pressure reading?
Forum: RV-10 03-05-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By rvdave
Good info, thanks.

Good info, thanks.
Forum: RV-10 03-05-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By rvdave
Windshield heat reflector

Any source for a foil type windshield sun deflector while parking or is the cloth cover what is being used?
Forum: RV-10 03-02-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,183
Posted By rvdave
I went with a similar one like this single round...

I went with a similar one like this single round button type. I doubled up the oil door with the piece cut out of the cowl epoxied to it. The door does have a little flex thatís noticeable at the...
Forum: RV-10 02-26-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By rvdave
Spark plug temp

Wondering if spark plug temp range has any effect on running lop? I’ve just tweaked my afp injectors but get a hesitation/miss before I get to where i think I should able to get lower fuel flow.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-26-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By rvdave
Spark plug temps

Wondering if spark plug temp range has any effect on running lop? I’ve just tweaked my afp injectors but get a hesitation/miss before I get to where i think I should able to get lower fuel flow.
Forum: RV-10 02-25-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By rvdave
I didnít see a need for the side panel controls...

I didnít see a need for the side panel controls to be backed up, I use mine on the right for heat control, on the left for oil temp butterfly and alt air. Plenty of support and marginal slack to lay...
Forum: RV-10 02-10-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By rvdave
Oil change

First oil change today and a time to change a weeping fitting on the oil cooler which got me to thinking if itís necessary to drain the oil cooler and lines? Not sure how much oil there would...
Forum: RV-10 02-08-2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,335
Posted By rvdave
I believe someone posted about a ratchet strap...

I believe someone posted about a ratchet strap around prop hub and gear leg to compress enough for bolt to slip in.
Forum: RV-10 02-06-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,191
Posted By rvdave
I was wondering more about the slot forward of...

I was wondering more about the slot forward of the gear leg, if there is any benefit to partially cover that considering gear leg flex? In particular wondering if the opening forward does anything...
Forum: RV-10 02-03-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,191
Posted By rvdave
Cowl slot

Is there any advantage to partially covering the cowl slot forward of the nose gear? Would covering that partially have a positive or negative influence?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-30-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By rvdave
As an option, yes. There is sometimes a lot...

As an option, yes. There is sometimes a lot going on in the center reference frame when you see course needle, bearing needle, airports, traffic, flight director, reference line, flight path marker,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-30-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By rvdave
AFS hsi display

If anyone is interested in the option of having the efis hsi display at the bottom of the display please go to this forum link and express your interest, if there is enough replies sounds like they...
Forum: RV-10 01-19-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By rvdave
I will have to recheck that. The kit I bought...

I will have to recheck that. The kit I bought the previous builder had already glassed in the antenna to the wingtips but vaguely recall it adjoining the line of screws for the wingtip. Have to...
Forum: RV-10 01-19-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By rvdave
I didnít see anything about other grounding in...

I didnít see anything about other grounding in the diagrams, the center conductor goes to one terminal and the grounded shield goes to the other terminal. What would be the purpose of another ground?
Forum: RV-10 01-19-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By rvdave
I was wrong about the 2000 series but it is a 3M...

I was wrong about the 2000 series but it is a 3M polyurethane orange foam fb. Not sure about its performance.
Forum: RV-10 01-19-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By rvdave
Archer Nav performance

Just started flying the 10 and as I notice things Iím looking into them. Currently noticing the archer Nav antenna on one Nav radio flags sometimes below 4000 ft. Wondering if that would be normal...
Forum: RV-10 01-19-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By rvdave
There is a 3m Fire sealant at Home Depot also,...

There is a 3m Fire sealant at Home Depot also, the 2000 series.
Forum: RV-10 01-19-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By rvdave
Its been a while but cant you cleco the two...

Its been a while but cant you cleco the two together while countersinking?
Forum: RV-10 01-12-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 364,924
Posted By rvdave
Now flying, just about 4 hours on...

Now flying, just about 4 hours on Hobbs!!

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Forum: RV-10 01-11-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,122
Posted By rvdave
Makes sense, was overthinking due to the length...

Makes sense, was overthinking due to the length of the cord of heater.
Forum: RV-10 01-11-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,122
Posted By rvdave
Ok so you are tying the plug end so itís rigid...

Ok so you are tying the plug end so itís rigid and bringing an extension cord to it instead of letting a foot or so to come out of the oil door when heating?
Forum: RV-10 01-11-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,122
Posted By rvdave
I now have my oil preheater installed, how are...

I now have my oil preheater installed, how are you letting the 115v plug end rest in the engine compartment to keep from bouncing, chafing, rubbing, etc?
Forum: RV-10 01-10-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,817
Posted By rvdave
It's just a low light bullet cam composite video...

It's just a low light bullet cam composite video out feeding the afs video input mounted on the inboard wing access cover. It's non recording, just a feed.
Forum: RV-10 01-09-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,817
Posted By rvdave
Iím trying to record video mainly for my review...

Iím trying to record video mainly for my review but apparently didnít hit record on my primary camera but a short clip from my second camera of my planned go around is here, I know itís poor video,...
Forum: RV-10 01-09-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,817
Posted By rvdave
First flight today (January 9, 2018)

Finally, itís been an eight year part-time project but we had a decent day here in Michigan for a first flight. 1.5 hours breaking in a new engine at 75% power and all performed as expected. Chts...
Forum: RV-10 01-07-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,122
Posted By rvdave
When I called ez heat they recommended the 540...

When I called ez heat they recommended the 540 dual pad for D series. Not sure about the vans bracket as I have the afp bracket. Would think it doesnít make a difference.
Forum: RV-10 01-07-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,122
Posted By rvdave
Which type of remote switch are you referring to?

Which type of remote switch are you referring to?
Forum: RV-10 01-07-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,122
Posted By rvdave
Iíve looked at some generic pads but the ones...

Iíve looked at some generic pads but the ones Iíve seen donít have thermostats which I would want to be sure they have. I would be interested in seeing others that are thermostatically controlled...
Forum: RV-10 01-05-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,122
Posted By rvdave
Engine pre heater

Wondering if there are any pireps on this oil pre heater?





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Forum: RV-10 01-03-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By rvdave
No compromise in integrity, angle reinforcement...

No compromise in integrity, angle reinforcement around corrugated bulkhead cover.
Forum: RV-10 01-01-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By rvdave
I did this and worked out great, not difficult to...

I did this and worked out great, not difficult to do, provides nice access.


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Forum: RV-10 12-24-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,967
Posted By rvdave
Purge valve knob in and out for cold prime Can...

Purge valve knob in and out for cold prime

Can you elaborate on your procedure for priming?
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By rvdave
Engine break in again

Iím planning on first flight and engine breakin in the next couple of weeks in the frigid northern mich temps. Wondering if there is other than normal breakin procedures for this time of year? ...
Forum: Propellers 12-19-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By rvdave
Thanks for the replies, after trying...

Thanks for the replies, after trying recommendations have concluded the cable travel just isnít enough so just ordered a longer throw cable.
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