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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,236
Posted By Jvon811
I'm excited! I'll be coming down Friday all the...

I'm excited! I'll be coming down Friday all the way from Michigan (weather permitting) :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,236
Posted By Jvon811
Thumbs up I've got it penned into the schedule. Going to...

I've got it penned into the schedule. Going to make the trek all the way from Michigan :D
Forum: RV-4 09-26-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,491
Posted By Jvon811
100% agree. I jokingly tell everyone that my RV-4...

100% agree. I jokingly tell everyone that my RV-4 is my little 1.5 seater...

I went for a ride in my own airplane (no throttle or rudder pedals in the back) with a friend who's looking to buy a -4....
Forum: RV-4 09-26-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,491
Posted By Jvon811
Reference your own W&B for your aircraft, first...

Reference your own W&B for your aircraft, first of all. C/S and IO-360 on the nose will make it fly different than my wood prop and O-320...

That being said... I have done that exact load out in my...
Forum: Tools 09-26-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By Jvon811
Great find! I'm going to go look at Walmart for...

Great find! I'm going to go look at Walmart for one today. Looks exactly like the type of tool you didn't know you needed until you need it. Especially at that price.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-04-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By Jvon811
What sort of prop do you have? I have a wood prop...

What sort of prop do you have? I have a wood prop and I can't get mine to idle smooth down that low. It is only happy at 800+ RPM. I think it has to do with the inertia of the prop (or lack of it in...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-30-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By Jvon811
Hey Ivan, Dave von's Nephew here... not sure...

Hey Ivan,

Dave von's Nephew here... not sure your plans for the enroute stays, but with my last job we used to stay at the Hotel Alex Johnson in Rapid City, SD. Probably only worth it if you're...
Forum: ADS-B 08-29-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By Jvon811
Another +1

I installed the Safe Fly/Echo package in my -4 with a GRT Sport EX. I agree with YellowJacket that the set up instructions could have been a little more clear and a few emails with GRT had to help...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-02-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By Jvon811
RV-4 (Possibly -8) Rear Canopy Seal?

How are you guys sealing up the rear portions of the canopy? I have a finished/flying -4 with probably 15/20 year old weather stripping that's probably crushed and worn beyond it's service life. And...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-06-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 39,572
Posted By Jvon811
An amazing trip for sure. I've been checking your...

An amazing trip for sure. I've been checking your progress every couple days and I'm jealous I'm not flying along with you!

Looks like that last flight was an attempt to cross India? Was there...
Forum: RV-4 06-02-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Jvon811
I've been looking for something similar to...

I've been looking for something similar to this... Is the canopy supported only on the front pin? What about the rear pin? If not the rear, is that torquing on the whole assembly? I'm thinking...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-03-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,429
Posted By Jvon811
Not to intentionally beat a dead horse... But I...

Not to intentionally beat a dead horse... But I work for a Part 121 carrier and was in the Simulator just last Monday. We are taught "approach to stall" recovery instead of actually stalling the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By Jvon811
I have a pair of Beats X headphones that I...

I have a pair of Beats X headphones that I originally got for running/biking/working out but I have been wearing them in the shop for some noise protecting. Wireless, Bluetooth earbuds. They come...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-23-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By Jvon811
I'm actually not using the VPX at all. At the...

I'm actually not using the VPX at all. At the risk of thread drift, I'm more of a physical, pullable breaker type guy. I like to have instant, full control of my electrical system. Plus there's the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-23-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By Jvon811
similar set up

I'm getting close to the final install of my Panel in a -4 with Carling switches lasered by RockerSwitchPros.com. They are the Contura V DPST model VAD1-G66B. I've been very happy with the quality....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By Jvon811
Foreflight

I use a feature within ForeFlight all the time. That if you want to know the freq over a particular airport, Tap and hold on a particular airport, select "More" (to the right), then "Details". It'll...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-20-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,487
Posted By Jvon811
eh... you win some, you lose some. I'll keep...

eh... you win some, you lose some. I'll keep trying to repost the pics if anyone wants. I followed the same steps I have in the past and it's worked.

Either way, the USB outlet in the link I really...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By Jvon811
Hey Johnnie, Did you ever get your prop...

Hey Johnnie,
Did you ever get your prop reconditioned? I've also got a Warneke prop that could use some TLC in the next year or so... I'm debating on a Catto or Whirlwind but I really like my...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-19-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,487
Posted By Jvon811
I second (third, fourth?) Blue Sea...

I second (third, fourth?) Blue Sea...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By Jvon811
Leave the steps as is...

My Father converted a -7A to the correct way (Sorry, had to... :D) and left the steps as is. The ground clearance is never an issue and it is handy to have. For reference, I have 29 year old bones...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-14-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By Jvon811
I answered my own question for anyone following...

I answered my own question for anyone following along at home...

The 666-813--F Conversion Kit is for the MS-4SPA 10-5009 converting it to a -5009N. Kit includes Power Jet Gasket, Nozzle Gasket,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-14-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By Jvon811
Don, The link you provided takes me to a...

Don, The link you provided takes me to a conversion kit Part # 666-862-F. I did send an email and heard back from MS Carbs and I was given the Lycoming Service Instruction 1305C which calls for...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-10-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By Jvon811
So has anyone done the -4SPA 10-5009 conversion...

So has anyone done the -4SPA 10-5009 conversion to -5009"N" on and O-320? That's all I'm looking to do.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-10-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By Jvon811
That's exactly what I was looking for! Thank you...

That's exactly what I was looking for! Thank you all for the input. Now I just need to call CubCrafters and see when it will be back in stock...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-09-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By Jvon811
MS-4SPA atomizer??

I'm looking to do the modification to my MS-4SPA 10-5009 and change the nozzle to the atomizer and make it a 10-5009N. From research I've found (mostly on this site), it will alleviate my "Grumman...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-04-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,662
Posted By Jvon811
As everyone has said before, gotta love this...

As everyone has said before, gotta love this website for its valuable database of information. My O-320-E series (160hp, higher compression pistons, now an experimental), also seems to suffer from...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-22-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By Jvon811
Thanks Rob, Yes, I was looking for whole...

Thanks Rob,

Yes, I was looking for whole modules. I'm (sorry to admit to you...) building my RV-4 panel around a GRT EFIS but I love the AFS switch module. Looks really clean and modern. Can those...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-22-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By Jvon811
AFS/Dynon Switches

I'm having a real hard time on the Advanced Flight Systems and/or Dynon websites trying to find a part number or the option to purchase just the switches that would be used in the Quick Panel...
Forum: RV-4 01-18-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,076
Posted By Jvon811
Plans keep changing...

I appreciate everybody's input and I've decided that F-402C is probably left unchanged. I'm not and engineer and certainly not a Test Pilot so we'll just leave it as is... My latest ideas have all...
Forum: RV-4 01-18-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,076
Posted By Jvon811
I'm glad the shared knowledge on this site has...

I'm glad the shared knowledge on this site has saved someone yet again! haha
Forum: RV-4 01-17-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,076
Posted By Jvon811
Well... because in truthfulness, it's what I've...

Well... because in truthfulness, it's what I've got. I'm slowly working towards an all IFR panel but my airplane doesn't have a heated pitot tube, the wingtips were (I assume) epoxied on after being...
Forum: RV-4 01-17-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,076
Posted By Jvon811
Thanks Walt, I saw your response in the other...

Thanks Walt,

I saw your response in the other thread too. By the looks of your signature, you've got a bit more experience with the panel rebuilds than I do and I appreciate the input. I think I'm...
Forum: RV-4 01-16-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 182,863
Posted By Jvon811
How are guys getting around bulkhead F-402C with...

How are guys getting around bulkhead F-402C with long radio racked radios mounted low on the panel. I read a few posts of guys saying they just put angle aluminum on the back of the panel but is...
Forum: RV-4 01-16-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,076
Posted By Jvon811
Turf wars between new Avionics and F-402C

I'm in the early stages of designing and building a new panel for my -4. This is what I've dreamed up and skillfully laid out in the most technical...
Forum: RV-4 01-14-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 299,514
Posted By Jvon811
N249P

I actually was fortunate to join the club back in June 2017 but this is my first pic post! N249P is early-ish (S/N #715) with 327TT. O-320 with a Ben Warnke Prop. Improvements in the works are a new...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-02-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By Jvon811
Anything else??

Anyone have pics of using a GRT Sport EX to control remote mounted avionics? I'm thinking about making a very clean panel for my RV-4 with one Sport EX on the panel and everything else remote...
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