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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Dave, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,122
Posted By Mike S
Yep, for those of us who started flying back in...

Yep, for those of us who started flying back in the dark ages, and never went beyond the basic private ticket, MPH is pretty common.

The new S 21 will be in MPH
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,124
Posted By Mike S
Does it make the noise on the ground? Alternator...

Does it make the noise on the ground?

Alternator bearing going bad?

Prop gov bearing going bad?

Small furry animal crawled up under the hood?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-08-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Mike----Welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-10 11-08-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By Mike S
I have no idea if the system has be redesigned...

I have no idea if the system has be redesigned since I did mine.

As I remember this, (10 years or so since I installed the warning lights) the power for the light and relay is from the same source....
Forum: RV-10 11-08-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By Mike S
Yep, yet another way to de-fur the feline.

Yep, yet another way to de-fur the feline.
Forum: RV-10 11-08-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By Mike S
Why do you use a check list in the first place???...

Why do you use a check list in the first place???

Is it not to make sure you have checked things, and assured that they are working correctly before you take an action------Start Engine list,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By Mike S
My $0.02

As I understand it, if it is your plane, and no payment is offered, you should be good to go.
Forum: RV-10 11-08-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By Mike S
I would install the Plane Around center latch...

I would install the Plane Around center latch were I to build another 10.

I did not like the design of Vans door warning lights, basically they are continuously energizing a relay in order to turn...
Forum: ADS-B 11-08-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF, and Congratulations

Mark, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Congrats on the plane-----enjoy it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By Mike S
Well, this is pretty wide open--------- I create...

Well, this is pretty wide open---------

I create a folder on my desktop for the project, then specific sup-folders in there for various sub sections.

Works for me:D
Forum: RV-14 11-07-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Stu, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-06-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Mike S
Bolts

Larry, no paypal----simple personal check is fine.

Mike Starkey
313 Yeager Ct.
Dayton NV, 89403.

Get your address to me, and I can get them out in tomorrows mail.

Mike
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-06-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Mike S
Jason, sorry they wont work for you, looks like...

Jason, sorry they wont work for you, looks like they will be a good fit for the RV 7. http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=347721&postcount=16

The actual length of the smooth...
Forum: International 11-06-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Alejandro, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-06-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Mike S
Jason, I believe they will fit, but cant say for...

Jason, I believe they will fit, but cant say for positive that they will.

I bought them for my 10, but never got around to installing them.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-06-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Mike S
AN3-56 bolts for rudder pedals, SOLD

Set of 4 new in original bag.

Spruce gets $12.25 each, plus shipping.

I am asking $25.00 for the set, will cover shipping.
Forum: Propellers 11-06-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By Mike S
From my experience, the Helicoil kit usually...

From my experience, the Helicoil kit usually comes with a tap, they are not standard sizes.

After getting the hole tapped as far as you can with the lead tapered tap, you can ground off the taper...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-06-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Mike S
Called, went to voice mail.

Called, went to voice mail.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-05-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Mike S
I have some from a RV 10, four of them IIRC.

I have some from a RV 10, four of them IIRC.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF, and Congratulations

Rich, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Congrats on the 3.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-01-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Mike S
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=165606
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By Mike S
I mounted the sensor below the sheet metal...

I mounted the sensor below the sheet metal bracket to provide a water shield.

As I recall, the flap is set to the bottom of the fuse by adjusting the pushrod, the bell crank shown runs full up or...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-31-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By Mike S
Consider it sold

I will take it.

Sending you a PM
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-29-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Eric, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-29-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

JB, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,061
Posted By Mike S
Pretty much agree with Bill, except I would lay...

Pretty much agree with Bill, except I would lay full width pieces in the scarff, not start with narrow ones------the way Bill described leaves small voids at the edge where each wider layer is added....
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-28-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Nate, welcome aboard:D
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-28-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Tucker, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

I like the single hole deburring tool much better than a three flute-----you might give one a try. ...
Forum: RV-10 10-27-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Sam, welcome aboard:D
Forum: California 10-27-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Alex, welcome to VAF:D

I sent your info to a buddy who does pre-buy inspections. He is also here as SportAvSery http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=3908 so you might try sending him...
Forum: ADS-B 10-15-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,321
Posted By Mike S
Bob, used whenever I can--------trying to save...

Bob, used whenever I can--------trying to save some $$. Still need one more 8.4" HX or HXr screen. Also a GTR 200 radio....just in case you have either one laying around.

I already have the ADSB in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,831
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Todd, welcome aboard the good ship VAF.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Diego, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-14 10-10-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,118
Posted By Mike S
Very similar scenario to Paul, kit due in...

Very similar scenario to Paul, kit due in Dec------already grabbing parts here on VAF. Many hours of planning already spent on panel layout and systems design.

I spend at least half of my time...
Forum: RV-14 10-10-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,118
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Jamie, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV-12 10-10-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,513
Posted By Mike S
VAF member and advertiser ...

VAF member and advertiser http://sdsefi.com/rotax.htm
Forum: RV-10 10-09-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Tom, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,402
Posted By Mike S
This is all speculative at the moment, breath...

This is all speculative at the moment, breath holding not recommended.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 10-07-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 634
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Carlos, welcome aboard:D

Whatever you do for the EFI, pay attention to what Tom said about planning the fuel system to support it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By Mike S
This is something that should do the job-----plus...

This is something that should do the job-----plus a lot more.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=164783

http://gps.dualav.com/explore-by-product/xgps170/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,934
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

James, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: Painting your RV 10-04-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Rich, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Mike, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-14 10-03-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 753
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Greg, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV-10 10-03-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,304
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

David, welcome to VAF:D

I just turned 3/4 rotation past gasket contact.
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-30-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By Mike S
Happy Birthday...

Happy Birthday...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,429
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Randy, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-12 09-29-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Harley, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV-10 09-28-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,969
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Hey Dude, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: ADS-B 09-26-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,599
Posted By Mike S
Great, will order a pre-loaded card from you. I...

Great, will order a pre-loaded card from you. I have no idea how to make my own from a download.

I think I have the cable issue taken care of--------got one of these as suggested by someone else...
Forum: ADS-B 09-26-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,599
Posted By Mike S
Pretty sure I have that issue taken care...

Pretty sure I have that issue taken care of.



Thanks, probably sounds pretty good-----hope Steve answers just to make sure.
Forum: ADS-B 09-25-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,599
Posted By Mike S
So, if I am reading this correctly, the unit you...

So, if I am reading this correctly, the unit you have is virtually identical to other Stratux boxes----and can share the connection cable.

Will your data card also work in other...
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 502,678
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Michael, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-21-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,523
Posted By Mike S
Our RV 10 had dual EFIS on the left side of the...

Our RV 10 had dual EFIS on the left side of the panel. Engine info on a strip along the bottom of the units. I used one for forward/synthitic vision, and the other for "Gods...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-21-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,162
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Jon, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-20-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Mike S
Yep, sticker is only difference. Ray Allen will...

Yep, sticker is only difference.

Ray Allen will send you the correct one------used to be free, not sure if that is currently the case.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Another congrats here, and where are the photos?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By Mike S
Fastest time ever posted by a RV at Reno.

Fastest time ever posted by a RV at Reno.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By Mike S
Yep, even those of us who were...

Yep, even those of us who were supporting/campaigning tupperware aircraft;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,029
Posted By Mike S
One really obvious thing I noticed on Andy's...

One really obvious thing I noticed on Andy's plane was the lack of intercoolers for the turbos. Instead they are using ADI fluid injected directly in the piping at the turbo output.

No intercoolers...
Forum: ADS-B 09-19-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,599
Posted By Mike S
Jim, by chance did you mean Open Flight Solutions...

Jim, by chance did you mean Open Flight Solutions for the cable?? They make a unit called "FlightBox"

Will it work on a "Stratux" unit made by Everlast Concepts??

I will be feeding the output into...
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