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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,065
Posted By GrayHawk
I've wanted to do something similar for some...

I've wanted to do something similar for some time, web based so that it could be maintained and accessed from many different devices. FAA approved digital signatures.

Only difference is that mine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,660
Posted By GrayHawk
Sorry for the link not working. We were forced to...

Sorry for the link not working. We were forced to change upstream isp and naturally IPs, znd chose to do it today (Sunday).

Everything should be back to normal tomorrow after new DNS ripples out.

GH
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,660
Posted By GrayHawk
For those interested in the Farn Reed tanks, the...

For those interested in the Farn Reed tanks, the zip of collected photos and documents is at:

http://www.cherryfamily.net/bill/n63tx/rebuild/?page_id=870

GH
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-19-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,620
Posted By GrayHawk
I'd like to design an adjustable one (canted or...

I'd like to design an adjustable one (canted or not canted), usable on both side, pilot, passenger or co-pilot; and then some people like to fly from the tight seat.

GH
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-18-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,620
Posted By GrayHawk
Mine is going to be canted also but not designed...

Mine is going to be canted also but not designed yet.
So, in the meantime,:
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=51151&highlight=canted
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-25-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,282
Posted By GrayHawk
Hi Chris, No real ideas right now as I'm not sure...

Hi Chris,
No real ideas right now as I'm not sure what they do with the venturi pressure on a bench flow test.
But FYI, just in case, I have a spare (new) O-320 carb in my hangar, in case of worst...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,533
Posted By GrayHawk
Good point on the offline support. I sometimes...

Good point on the offline support. I sometimes forget not everyone is on-line 24/7. But it would need to be something in a universal language as otherwise you would need to deal with the various OSs,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,533
Posted By GrayHawk
Hi Pete, From your first post, it sounds like you...

Hi Pete,
From your first post, it sounds like you want what I have wanted to develop for some time, a more detailed database application, that would handle the logs for pilot, air frame, engine,...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-28-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,668
Posted By GrayHawk
I'm not expert enough to know how feasible; but...

I'm not expert enough to know how feasible; but what about 3 pieces for the snout version? One narrow piece containing the snout and air exhaust, possibly semi-permanently mounted, not removed often,...
Forum: COMM 07-21-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,108
Posted By GrayHawk
VAL has a new series of COM & NAV radios, each...

VAL has a new series of COM & NAV radios, each with a serial interface using the SL-30/40 command set (IIMorrow commend set), expanded a little. There is both a faceplate version and a remote version...
Forum: COMM 07-15-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By GrayHawk
I have only repaired an SL-40, which turns out to...

I have only repaired an SL-40, which turns out to be the COM half of an SL-30. There was a fairly opaque piece of black plastic to optically isolate upper front panel from the lower. Perhaps it had...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-04-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,449
Posted By GrayHawk
I would be the first in line if my plane was in...

I would be the first in line if my plane was in flying condition.

GH
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-02-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,628
Posted By GrayHawk
I did compare my old panel to new panel before...

I did compare my old panel to new panel before cutting.

GH
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-01-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,628
Posted By GrayHawk
I have Autocad for a tip up 6 and had it water...

I have Autocad for a tip up 6 and had it water jet cut. It fit fairly close, only slight filing on canopy one side. Not sure about a slider though.

GH
Forum: RV-12 06-26-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,451
Posted By GrayHawk
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=114553
Forum: RV-12 06-26-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,451
Posted By GrayHawk
Yes, forgive me for my VAL COM2000 suggestion. I...

Yes, forgive me for my VAL COM2000 suggestion. I had not had my coffee yet, :)

Yes the mounting would be a pain, whereas you can slip a repaired radio right in. Rocket Bobs suggestions are good. I...
Forum: RV-12 06-26-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,451
Posted By GrayHawk
Replace the radio with a brand new VAL COM 2000...

Replace the radio with a brand new VAL COM 2000 for $9XX.
Forum: Texas (South) 06-20-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By GrayHawk
Would have to be quite a ways East. :)

Would have to be quite a ways East. :)
Forum: Texas (South) 06-20-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,011
Posted By GrayHawk
Wish it was West of Austin instead of Houston....

Wish it was West of Austin instead of Houston. :(
I have a hangar at Spicewood, TX (88R) I would like to sell.

bc
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-16-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,360
Posted By GrayHawk
I am doing something similar in the panel upgrade...

I am doing something similar in the panel upgrade part of a re-build.

Only my panel is 4 piece-
-Frame
-Lower sub panel, switches, controls, vents, misc
-Side panels, pilot & co-pilot
-Center...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,416
Posted By GrayHawk
EXCELLENT!! Flying right over where I went to...

EXCELLENT!!
Flying right over where I went to undergraduate!
GH
Forum: Southeast 06-10-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By GrayHawk
If it gets greater than 60 F in the summer, i...

If it gets greater than 60 F in the summer, i ain't gonna live there.
Forum: Texas (South) 06-06-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By GrayHawk
Landscape note_20140606_181207_01~2andscape...

Landscape note_20140606_181207_01~2andscape note_20140606_181207_01~2 have a hangar at Spicewood (88R) near Austin, that I am probably needing to sell. I live in CO and it looks like i will never get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 70,921
Posted By GrayHawk
With one exception, I'm afraid Colorado remains...

With one exception, I'm afraid Colorado remains ignorant. I received only one reply so far and it's content showed they did not even understand the issue. They somehow associated it with commercial...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,954
Posted By GrayHawk
I have an flying RV-6A I've been rebuilding. I'm...

I have an flying RV-6A I've been rebuilding. I'm at the point it could be an RV-6A or an RV-6 (at the point I could change landing gear). I have a new RV-6 engine mount and match drilled main gear,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 70,921
Posted By GrayHawk
With proofreading from rockwoodrv9, I completed...

With proofreading from rockwoodrv9, I completed my letter and tailored it for my representatives & senators and just now faxed them into their offices.

This is second letter in attempt to convince...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 70,921
Posted By GrayHawk
Sent to you via email, Thanks, Bc

Sent to you via email,
Thanks,
Bc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 70,921
Posted By GrayHawk
Would someone be willing to proof read my letter...

Would someone be willing to proof read my letter I just wrote, to check for typos, etc. I don't want to open it up to the whole forum. I plan to fax it to representatives and senators from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,890
Posted By GrayHawk
What CNC system do you have?

What CNC system do you have?
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-09-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,278
Posted By GrayHawk
Brass screws & nuts to avoid disimilar metals &...

Brass screws & nuts to avoid disimilar metals & corrosion, nuts tack soldered in place to make changing a bad switch (if that ever happens) easier.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-09-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,278
Posted By GrayHawk
My 'bus bar'( image above) is not copper but...

My 'bus bar'( image above) is not copper but thinner, lighter brass to match the metal used in the switches.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-09-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,278
Posted By GrayHawk
my VPX...

my VPX switches:
http://www.cherryfamily.net/bill/n63tx/rebuild/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/20140502_12154611.jpg
Forum: Midwest 05-05-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,357
Posted By GrayHawk
If you mean Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal KFNL,...

If you mean Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal KFNL, then here are some comments:

Some pilots have taken to shortening "Fort Collins Loveland Traffic" to "Fort Love Traffic" so if you hear radio calls...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By GrayHawk
Squeal? What type headset? Try a different...

Squeal? What type headset? Try a different headset?
Forum: COMM 04-27-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By GrayHawk
Just wired an SL-40 into my stack to work with an...

Just wired an SL-40 into my stack to work with an MGL Challenger EFIS. The MGL EFIS line works with the SL-30/SL-40 radios as well as many other radio interface protocols including the new GNC, GTR...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,366
Posted By GrayHawk
Well your questions probably represent several...

Well your questions probably represent several college courses and it has been a while since I took an antennas course. Easiest was would be to just follow someone else working example of copper foil...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,366
Posted By GrayHawk
This is the 'balun' for matching 2 rods or strips...

This is the 'balun' for matching 2 rods or strips to the single 50 ohm coax.

http://www.radioamadores.net/imagens/antena/dip3.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,366
Posted By GrayHawk
"appx 25 foot length of RG-58 coax" The only...

"appx 25 foot length of RG-58 coax"

The only other thought I had was the cable. The SL-30 installation manual calls for "RG-142B or comparable coax". Cable that is labeled RG-58 has many sources and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,366
Posted By GrayHawk
These VOR antennas with 2 rods, may have a balun...

These VOR antennas with 2 rods, may have a balun inside to match impedance. The result of that balun would be a low DC resistance.
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-23-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,142
Posted By GrayHawk
Thank You, that is good to know. It's good to...

Thank You, that is good to know. It's good to know a reputable dealer has researched the sources for you.
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-23-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,142
Posted By GrayHawk
Putting them on your web would be nice in my...

Putting them on your web would be nice in my case. I get tired of trying voice phone, delays, holds, etc.
SteinAir.com was one of the first places I looked and didn't see them on the web site; so...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-22-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,142
Posted By GrayHawk
I have found gold plated female 18-22 AWG in...

I have found gold plated female 18-22 AWG in reasonable quantities But does anyone have a pointer/link for the gold plated female 14-16 AWG terminal pins?

Thank You
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-22-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,142
Posted By GrayHawk
Did anyone ever get the details on the $75...

Did anyone ever get the details on the $75 crimper for the VP-X terminals?
Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,595
Posted By GrayHawk
Are you hearing any 'tocks' or is it just...

Are you hearing any 'tocks' or is it just 'ticks'? :)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-19-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By GrayHawk
Pete, have you decided on anything or are you...

Pete, have you decided on anything or are you leaning towards a certain package?

bc
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-18-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By GrayHawk
I have been thinking of writing something like...

I have been thinking of writing something like this. It would be web based using PHP and MySQL database, including all the necessaries for FAA acceptable electronic signatures.

The data could be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 34,397
Posted By GrayHawk
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=4614&highlight=jockstrap&page=4
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-23-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,268
Posted By GrayHawk
Very nice Chris!

Very nice Chris!
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-15-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By GrayHawk
Looks like I may have the latest for the original...

Looks like I may have the latest for the original VP-X which shows as Version 2.2
as looking at the log file shows
2013-12-15 18:15:17,186 [1] DEBUG searching archive file...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-15-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By GrayHawk
I thought that might be the case. Is it loaded...

I thought that might be the case.
Is it loaded automatically?
If then, what is the 'Connection->update VP-X firmware' which then asks for a file name ending in .vpd for?

bc
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-15-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By GrayHawk
Original VP-X Firmware Version?

Can anyone tell me what the latest firmware version is for the original VP-X OR where it can be found on the Vertical Power web site. I can find the configuration program but no link to...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-13-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By GrayHawk
Thanks for posting it Chris, enjoyed it a lot. GH

Thanks for posting it Chris, enjoyed it a lot.

GH
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-12-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,521
Posted By GrayHawk
Beech View - LOTS of eye candy...

Beech View - LOTS of eye candy here!

http://www.minazuki.org/beechview/current.html

GH
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By GrayHawk
Come back to Colorado. The cold will contract...

Come back to Colorado. The cold will contract things enough & they will clear. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,067
Posted By GrayHawk
https://www.google.com/search?q=cherry+max+rivet+r...

https://www.google.com/search?q=cherry+max+rivet+removal+video&oq=cherry+max+rivet+removal+video&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i61.10475j0j1&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,349
Posted By GrayHawk
Lars, What did you use for the aluminum foil?...

Lars,
What did you use for the aluminum foil? Thickness? width? Source?

Thanks,
GH
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-16-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,522
Posted By GrayHawk
I may not need it. I found one document that...

I may not need it. I found one document that looks correct:

http://www.doubleteeproducts.com/docs/7000_PIS09.pdf

bc
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-16-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,522
Posted By GrayHawk
Dimensions?

Would anyone who has some or access to them, please give me the outer physical dimensions (the sheet metal) of the Van's options for firewall penetrations. I only need the bottom 2, I have some of...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-05-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,046
Posted By GrayHawk
It's like herding cats! :) GH

It's like herding cats! :)

GH
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,766
Posted By GrayHawk
In my case, where I want to do a replacement of...

In my case, where I want to do a replacement of the manual cable with electric trim, I got an RV-10 trim cable. They are apparently longer than the original Gretz cables, but functioning would be the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,766
Posted By GrayHawk
I pulled this from my building photos archives....

I pulled this from my building photos archives. Not sure if this is Gretz or ?? and not sure if it is RV-6 or not, cable path does not look right.

In my case, I've been planning on using an RV-10...
Forum: COMM 11-01-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,775
Posted By GrayHawk
I am the 'MGL Support' person mentioned earlier...

I am the 'MGL Support' person mentioned earlier in this thread although I do not really work for MGL.

I do know that a V6 with the latest firmware, and wired correctly, will respond the SL40...
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