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Forum: Tools Today, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Brantel
I recently got some single flute ones from...

I recently got some single flute ones from Cleaveland and they were printed not stamped.
Forum: COMM Yesterday, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By Brantel
Remove the firmware update SD card and reinstall...

Remove the firmware update SD card and reinstall the database card.

If you used the same card (bad idea) you will have to reformat it and reinstall the databases or delete the Garmin firmware update...
Forum: Tools 09-20-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By Brantel
I used a Delta table top model to build my 7 and...

I used a Delta table top model to build my 7 and wore that sucker out.

Had to get a new one for the 10 build. I just got the cheap Porter Cable table top from Lowes.

With the metal cutting blade...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-18-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
HUD
Views: 797
Posted By Brantel
Most of our EFIS models now have documented high...

Most of our EFIS models now have documented high speed serial data stream outputs that can provide everything a HUD would need to be of value.

Problem is that the affordable HUD’s are not in focus...
Forum: ADS-B 09-17-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Brantel
Most ADS-B UATís filter your ownship out at least...

Most ADS-B UATís filter your ownship out at least the good ones should.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-17-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By Brantel
Back in 2000 when I started my tail kit as an...

Back in 2000 when I started my tail kit as an RV-6 this one bit me and I had to replace the spar. Nice to see that it is still biting people today! NOT! :confused:

This is also an area subject to a...
Forum: Northeast 09-17-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By Brantel
Looking great Marvin! Your really stretching...

Looking great Marvin! Your really stretching that thing's wings!
Forum: Safety 09-15-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,567
Posted By Brantel
With my RV-7, the VP-X Pro turns on the primary...

With my RV-7, the VP-X Pro turns on the primary display with the master similar to what Paul mentions above.

This is standard with the VP-X product.
Forum: RV-10 09-15-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,115
Posted By Brantel
VS done (less fairings)

The VS is done (less fairings) and I am on to the rudder!

https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-q1iNW4Wglvk/W53A2svOUPI/AAAAAAAAVic/d-rQeAz-iAAlv2SBKYw7-aL5aUzs9UcXQCKgBGAs/s800/IMG_3035.JPG

Lots more in my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,010
Posted By Brantel
From what I have seen, very few people walk into...

From what I have seen, very few people walk into a sleep study and donít walk out with a sleep apnea diagnosis.

I do believe that some folks should be treated but I also believe that the whole sleep...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-15-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,969
Posted By Brantel
Not sure, I think when the VNAV indicator turns...

Not sure, I think when the VNAV indicator turns green. I have not flown it yet. Was going to today but the wind is howling here as the edge of the hurricane has arrived here.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-15-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,969
Posted By Brantel
I think what he described he did was what this...

I think what he described he did was what this note posted earlier addresses:

“NOTE: If APPR mode is armed prior to capturing the final VNAV descent leg, the autopilot will not capture the final...
Forum: Southeast 09-15-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By Brantel
Annual Morristown, TN (KMOR) Flyin

Join us for our annual EAA Flyin!

Planes, pilots, cheap fuel and food...whats not to like? :p

No pressure, no show, come and go as you please!

https://i.imgur.com/KA2Z5F7.png


50nm = white
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By Brantel
I don’t think you can. The TAC chart if...

I don’t think you can. The TAC chart if downloaded will automatically stitch itself into the sectional map when you zoom into the area of the TAC but I have not found a way to see the text...
Forum: Primers 09-13-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,136
Posted By Brantel
I used 3 different priming methods on my RV-7. I...

I used 3 different priming methods on my RV-7. I used Marhyde Self Etching for the emp kit, Stewart's waterborne Eko-Primer/Sealer on the wings and much of the fuse. Rattle can self etching primer...
Forum: RV-10 09-10-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,115
Posted By Brantel
Back at it after the family vacation!

A few updates to my build blog have been posted. Ready to prime the vertical stabilizer parts tonight!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,156
Posted By Brantel
I have one of these backing plates that I never...

I have one of these backing plates that I never used with my A210 radio.

If someone needs it, PM me.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,199
Posted By Brantel
The ARINC box in Garmin’s lineup allows those...

The ARINC box in Garmin’s lineup allows those that need it to interface with ARINC speaking devices. Those that don’t need it don’t have to pay for the add on.

ARINC is built into the GTN/GNS IFR...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,199
Posted By Brantel
ARINC is an a industry standard format. The...

ARINC is an a industry standard format. The protocol and label definitions are available.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-07-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By Brantel
Some rivet guns come with a regular spring. The...

Some rivet guns come with a regular spring. The regular ones have to be unscrewed to change tools. The quick change ones above are much easier to use. The tool suppliers sell them separately if...
Forum: RV-10 09-06-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By Brantel
Talking about what now is called a close quarter...

Talking about what now is called a close quarter dimple die set that is set using a pop rivet puller.

In the past they were just called pop rivet dimple dies. Before the now common 120deg...
Forum: ADS-B 09-06-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,089
Posted By Brantel
Mike, They use Connext format which is a Garmin...

Mike,

They use Connext format which is a Garmin protocol. I don’t remember seeing this protocol published anywhere.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-06-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By Brantel
Just send an email direct to g3xpert@garmin.com...

Just send an email direct to g3xpert@garmin.com with whatever email program you use. Donít count on the PM or email system on this forum to work.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-06-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,019
Posted By Brantel
What email address are you...

What email address are you using?
g3xpert@garmin.com is the correct address.

Have you checked your spam folder?

Typically they respond very quickly!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By Brantel
Yep, more push on the stick will help stick em. ...

Yep, more push on the stick will help stick em. Also a bit of down trim helps as well.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,468
Posted By Brantel
The manual explains it quite well.

The manual explains it quite well.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,468
Posted By Brantel
Thatís why Garmin intentionally built the G5 to...

Thatís why Garmin intentionally built the G5 to run on different hardware and a totally different software platform and they isolate critical code to prevent such a situation.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,468
Posted By Brantel
There are at least a bazillion threads in the...

There are at least a bazillion threads in the archives on this subject. Any over say 4-5 years old are probably declining in value since much has changed in that time. Many of the features have...
Forum: Tools 09-01-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By Brantel
Yeah something does not seem right about those. ...

Yeah something does not seem right about those. The price is too good to be true,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Brantel
+1 do it now!

+1 do it now!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,373
Posted By Brantel
Sorry I am traveling and only have my...

Sorry I am traveling and only have my phone.

https://i.imgur.com/qJmDcGIl.jpg

The link I posted should take you to this page where you should see the link I circled above.

Hope this helps!
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,930
Posted By Brantel
Quotes were configured the same with the same...

Quotes were configured the same with the same options except for the B&C starter vs the Skytec one that Vans provides. All that other stuff are options that were not included in their price.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,373
Posted By Brantel
The link I posted above worked about 10 seconds...

The link I posted above worked about 10 seconds ago.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,373
Posted By Brantel
The links on this page work as of 10 seconds...

The links on this page work as of 10 seconds ago....

https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=010-00G3X-00
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,930
Posted By Brantel
I have recently received 2 quotes from them. One...

I have recently received 2 quotes from them. One for an engine built with new Lycoming parts and one as an overhaul (they provide core which adds 8K to the price) with the same specs less roller...
Forum: RV-10 08-30-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,930
Posted By Brantel
I agree....this is about determining the most...

I agree....this is about determining the most cost effective option, not necessarily finding the cheapest option. I am not interested in a cobbled together engine, airboat parts or anything like...
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,930
Posted By Brantel
What's the chances that it would need a new crank...

What's the chances that it would need a new crank or case or other high dollar component?
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,930
Posted By Brantel
Engine choices

Yes it is way too early for me to be worried about engine options.

But I am working on my long term financial plan for attempting to build this 10.

That being said the engine is a major portion of...
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,115
Posted By Brantel
Clay, Thanks and normally I would do as you...

Clay,

Thanks and normally I would do as you said. I had tons of damaged parts back on the RV7 build. This one however was just too easy to fix. I doubt anyone could even find it on the skin.
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By Brantel
Can you dimple them with a squeezer or...

Can you dimple them with a squeezer or C-frame/DRDT-2?
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,115
Posted By Brantel
Mark, Tonight I got into the groove and it felt...

Mark,

Tonight I got into the groove and it felt great to be building again!

Page 6-2 is done! (https://brantel-rv10.blogspot.com/2018/08/page-6-2-done.html)

I am really digging the new style (new...
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,115
Posted By Brantel
I am on the fence about those. Seems now Van's...

I am on the fence about those. Seems now Van's has improved the welding of the nut to the plate. I was gonna wait and see what they look like before purchasing the aftermarket billet ones. ...
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,115
Posted By Brantel
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-jAQMBayOFHE/W4VBzvd2sSI...

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-jAQMBayOFHE/W4VBzvd2sSI/AAAAAAAAU3w/DJJzoypSerwyfgli01QvSVbFr2NucEV4QCKgBGAs/s800/IMG_2793.JPG

I am also amazed at how big everything is compared to the RV-7. I know it...
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,115
Posted By Brantel
Kit has arrived! Inventory Done! Let the fun begin!

So my emp/tailcone arrived yesterday. So I am 0 and 4 for no crate damage from ABF. I said I would never use them again back in the RV-7 build days but Barb at Van's told me that they are actually...
Forum: RV-10 08-27-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By Brantel
RV-10 Pop Rivet Dimple Die Question

My old pop rivet dimple dies are shot and never worked well for my RV7. I have no idea what brand they are but they look like super cheap junk. They are all rusted up and not worth trying to save...
Forum: RV-10 08-26-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By Brantel
Any reports of the new version of this bracket...

Any reports of the new version of this bracket from Vans breaking?
Forum: Tools 08-25-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Brantel
Best pop rivet dimple dies

I sure do miss Avery tools!

Who makes/sells the best pop rivet dimple dies? The old ones I have are totally rusted up and never worked very well on my RV7 build.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By Brantel
That's a great idea right there!

That's a great idea right there!
Forum: GPS 08-24-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Brantel
Reach out to G3XPERT for the most up to date and...

Reach out to G3XPERT for the most up to date and accurate help. You will be amazed at how fast they answer emails.

g3xpert@garmin.com

They have the gear and can set it up exactly like your setup...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By Brantel
I built an entire airplane using a pneumatic...

I built an entire airplane using a pneumatic squeezer anytime I could and I never measured the gap prior to squeezing. (other than eyeballing)

If you don't have an adjustable set holder, the...
Forum: Southeast 08-21-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By Brantel
KMOR is my home field. Like Greg mentions, KMOR...

KMOR is my home field.

Like Greg mentions, KMOR has the highest gas around unless your a tenant.

However it is just a short hop to much cheaper gas almost anywhere nearby. That is what I used to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By Brantel
Some people flip the angles so that the flange is...

Some people flip the angles so that the flange is on the firewall side instead of aft. This moves the flat part of the pedal fwd a bit from the bottom cross tube.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,641
Posted By Brantel
When I started flying my 7 I struggled to use the...

When I started flying my 7 I struggled to use the rudder and brake pedals like they are intended. I developed a habit of turning my feet just enough to use the intersection of the vertical and...
Forum: RV-10 08-20-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,115
Posted By Brantel
Emp/tail cone kit is scheduled to arrive on...

Emp/tail cone kit is scheduled to arrive on Thursday.

Garage has been cleaned out and set back up as an airplane building shop!

Airplane building tools have been recovered from the hangar.

A...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By Brantel
Almost certain that the Garmin won't work with a...

Almost certain that the Garmin won't work with a Navaid mount...
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By Brantel
Next time it happens where the GNS drops out and...

Next time it happens where the GNS drops out and other GPS's drop out at the same time, turn off the power to the GNS and see if the others immediately restore signal.

If they do, it is likely the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By Brantel
+1 ........

+1 ........
Forum: RV-10 08-16-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,344
Posted By Brantel
Yes, I agree! Can't think of anything more...

Yes, I agree! Can't think of anything more simple and almost fail proof.
Forum: RV-10 08-16-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By Brantel
If your GA35 antenna is failing, it can start to...

If your GA35 antenna is failing, it can start to resonate and could possibly swamp nearby GPS's causing them to lose signal lock. Some devices are more prone to this than others. There have been...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-16-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Brantel
SteinAir is the place to go. You are looking for...

SteinAir is the place to go.

You are looking for an Ammeter Shunt.
Forum: GPS 08-16-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,662
Posted By Brantel
Do you have any other GPS's on board and if so,...

Do you have any other GPS's on board and if so, do any of them lose lock when the GNS drops out?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By Brantel
Don...

Don McNamara

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=1118
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