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Forum: Autopilots 08-12-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By bcondrey
As said, integration is mostly via ARINC wiring...

As said, integration is mostly via ARINC wiring (look at the 430W diagram). I would however verify the servo compatibility. I know the Digiflight autopilots used the same servos as the Sorcerer but...
Forum: RV-10 08-04-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By bcondrey
Keep in mind that only the front seats come from...

Keep in mind that only the front seats come from Vans with foam and all that’s needed is covering. The rear seats in a -10 are very similar to other Vans models - you build a seat back from aluminum...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,305
Posted By bcondrey
The lot did change - in prior years it was the...

The lot did change - in prior years it was the “Orange” lot which was public parking. Things shifted around a bit this year and it is now part of the “G” Lot. Lettered lots are permit only and...
Forum: RV-10 07-19-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,304
Posted By bcondrey
I’m happy to announce that RV-10 HQ in Camp...

I’m happy to announce that RV-10 HQ in Camp Scholler is now listed in Google Maps if you search for RV-10 🙂
Forum: RV-10 07-13-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,304
Posted By bcondrey
Post #1 updated with exact location. Short...

Post #1 updated with exact location. Short story: Between Deischer and 51st, south of Lindbergh several sites - almost to Elm.
Forum: RV-10 07-10-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By bcondrey
I’ll be there until the Monday or Tuesday after...

I’ll be there until the Monday or Tuesday after the show. Just about any evening there are usually a few RV-10 folks that stop by the camp site (where the RV-10 dinner will be) all week long.
Forum: RV-12 07-10-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,088
Posted By bcondrey
I ran into Larry a few weeks ago and that very...

I ran into Larry a few weeks ago and that very subject came up. He used a syringe and needle from a farm supply store and injected micro into the rivet heads. Subject came up while he was looking...
Forum: RV-12 07-05-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,295
Posted By bcondrey
CPC series 2 connectors (8-63 pin) use standard...

CPC series 2 connectors (8-63 pin) use standard d-sub pins & sockets. The other CPC series use different pins.
Forum: RV-10 07-04-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,304
Posted By bcondrey
You don’t need a wristband or tickets to get in...

You don’t need a wristband or tickets to get in to Camp Scholler. There will NOT be room for parking at our sites and there WILL be a large crowd, so if you’re camping on the grounds somewhere...
Forum: RV-10 06-27-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,304
Posted By bcondrey
Post #1 updated with a few more details. Again,...

Post #1 updated with a few more details. Again, please let us know if you (and number of guests) are coming so we have enough food...
Forum: RV-10 06-21-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,304
Posted By bcondrey
2018 OSH RV-10 Dinner & Social 7/22

RV-10 flyers, builders and wannabes Save the Date. We will again be hosting an RV-10 OSH gathering on 7/22 (Sunday before the show) starting at 5:30 and running until ??? According to our records,...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 05-30-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,203
Posted By bcondrey
There is an “overflow” parking lot adjacent to...

There is an “overflow” parking lot adjacent to the “West Gate” entrance to Scholler (a few hundred feet south of the registration entrance). I don’t recall what they charge, but it’s meant for those...
Forum: RV-10 05-24-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By bcondrey
There will be one, but I probably won’t send out...

There will be one, but I probably won’t send out specifics until much closer to the date.
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By bcondrey
Mike, I believe the OP was referring to the...

Mike,

I believe the OP was referring to the RV-14 flap positioning kit that Vans released a while back.

Bob
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By bcondrey
The flap position sensor kit from Van’s was...

The flap position sensor kit from Van’s was developed for the RV-14, not the RV-10 although it should work for a -10 also.
Forum: RV-10 04-23-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By bcondrey
That engine is an angle valve and 40-50 pounds...

That engine is an angle valve and 40-50 pounds heavier than the recommended parallel valve engine. It’s also a bit physically larger so likely an issue with the cowl. So, it would take a fair...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-19-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,884
Posted By bcondrey
Yet another vote for paint. I've used PPG...

Yet another vote for paint. I've used PPG Concept over epoxy primer for multiple panels and they've been amazingly durable.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,481
Posted By bcondrey
There have been small, incremental updates to the...

There have been small, incremental updates to the -10 but they aren’t obvious unless you go looking and know what you’re looking for. A couple of examples that come to mind are the fuel valve which...
Forum: Propellers 04-04-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,122
Posted By bcondrey
I agree, nice work but not the greatest in...

I agree, nice work but not the greatest in responsiveness. I finally got a response after multiple emails over almost 2 weeks. I have confidence that I'll get what I need and their spinners do...
Forum: Propellers 04-03-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,122
Posted By bcondrey
I have one from quite while back and there’s an...

I have one from quite while back and there’s an issue that needs resolution. Just need them to respond...
Forum: Propellers 04-03-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,122
Posted By bcondrey
Cummins Spinners Still Around?

I've been trying to contact them via email for over a week now with no response. Anybody know if they're still in business?
Forum: RV-10 03-07-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,245
Posted By bcondrey
Above is incorrect -the 48108-x (any suffix)...

Above is incorrect -the 48108-x (any suffix) filters have female threads. They are typically used on the various aftermarket angled oil filter adapters. The 48110 has male threads (a small pipe...
Forum: RV-10 01-30-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By bcondrey
Typically to check level on the -10 you use the...

Typically to check level on the -10 you use the door sills but in actual flight, it will vary a bit depending on CG, etc. On the ground with tires normally 8nflated it sits a couple degrees nose...
Forum: RV-10 01-19-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By bcondrey
Section 3.3.5 & 3.5.1 and figure 1 where it shows...

Section 3.3.5 & 3.5.1 and figure 1 where it shows “overlap” and “end of metal wing”

Here’s Bob Archer’s explanation for how this antenna operates. Scroll down or search for “gamma match”....
Forum: RV-10 01-19-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By bcondrey
There are numerous threads on the subject of...

There are numerous threads on the subject of Archer antennas.

Short version is that when PROPERLY installed, it works great but has somewhat less range than external catwhiskers. Important...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-13-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,425
Posted By bcondrey
Toolbuilder's comments regarding the vacuum pump...

Toolbuilder's comments regarding the vacuum pump drive are correct IF you aren't going to use it. If you are using a vacuum pad drive alternator however, you must keep the vacuum pump pad and drive...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-13-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,425
Posted By bcondrey
You do use the standard vacuum pump drive for...

You do use the standard vacuum pump drive for those alternators. Keep in mind that if this is going on an RV-10 and if you use that alternator in combination with the B&C angled oil filter adapter,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,009
Posted By bcondrey
What Paul said, I probably muddied the waters...

What Paul said, I probably muddied the waters with my original response. The “year” is really when the airworthiness cert gets issued. It’s theoretically possible to have purchased an RV-10 kit in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,009
Posted By bcondrey
The basic airframe kit has had a few small...

The basic airframe kit has had a few small evolutionary changes but nothing that changes function, speed or efficiency. These are things like incorporation of the few SB driven changes, fuel valve...
Forum: RV-10 11-11-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By bcondrey
Cos and IFLYRV10 are not related, I think that...

Cos and IFLYRV10 are not related, I think that Steve (IFLYRV10) just copied the basic design.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-26-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,696
Posted By bcondrey
You can also use AMP CPC (circular plastic)...

You can also use AMP CPC (circular plastic) connectors. Series 2 uses the same pins as dsub connectors and are available in multiple sizes with several options for backshell, mounting, etc. Here’s...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-16-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,356
Posted By bcondrey
if you have a 4 post MASTER contactor, the 2...

if you have a 4 post MASTER contactor, the 2 small posts are the coil and and it would be appropriate to put the diode across those terminals (band toward the side connected to the battery). ...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-16-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,356
Posted By bcondrey
It sounds like it's wired incorrectly... the "I"...

It sounds like it's wired incorrectly... the "I" terminal has power anytime the starter is engaged. If the diode is between the "S" and "I" terminals then I'd expect exactly what you're seeing. ...
Forum: RV-10 10-12-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,816
Posted By bcondrey
When you have the SD-20 (or newer 410) in combo...

When you have the SD-20 (or newer 410) in combo with the B&C filter adapter you wind up with a spacer on both. Their oil filter adapter gets a 1.4" spacer to clear the engine mount and the SD-20/410...
Forum: RV-10 09-16-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By bcondrey
The B&C starter is a drop in for an RV-10 with no...

The B&C starter is a drop in for an RV-10 with no change - I've used them in 2 RV-10s.
Forum: RV-10 09-02-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By bcondrey
SB500-6, 2 per side.

SB500-6, 2 per side.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-16-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By bcondrey
+1 for SteinAir.

+1 for SteinAir.
Forum: RV-10 07-23-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,512
Posted By bcondrey
Our best estimate is 170-175 this year. Don't...

Our best estimate is 170-175 this year. Don't recall exact numbers from last year but think it was around 125 or so.
Forum: RV-10 07-16-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,512
Posted By bcondrey
Vic, Probably because he thought we'd need adult...

Vic,

Probably because he thought we'd need adult supervision after he witnessed a lot of flames associated with some burgers that had a high combustible content a few years ago. Turning off the...
Forum: RV-10 07-14-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,512
Posted By bcondrey
Location

Location for the dinner is now firmed up. We're immediately south of Lindbergh between 51st and 52nd streets in Camp Scholler.
Forum: RV-10 06-26-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,512
Posted By bcondrey
Gotcha covered Bill!

Gotcha covered Bill!
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,460
Posted By bcondrey
FWIW, I've installed RV-10 windows using both...

FWIW, I've installed RV-10 windows using both Weld-on (Van's recommended) and Lord adhesive (from Aerosport Products). Adhesion with both is great however the Lord adhesive is MUCH easier to work...
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,512
Posted By bcondrey
Jesse - should be plenty of food🙂 Looking...

Jesse - should be plenty of food🙂 Looking forward to catching up.
Forum: RV-10 06-08-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,512
Posted By bcondrey
An outstanding way to celebrate your anniversary!

An outstanding way to celebrate your anniversary!
Forum: Reviews 06-04-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,672
Posted By bcondrey
IF what you're looking for is simply to buy boxes...

IF what you're looking for is simply to buy boxes (and harnesses) at the lowest possible price, Stark is a good option. In the past I've purchased from him and was satisfied.

There are other...
Forum: RV-10 06-01-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By bcondrey
You need the doors in place to be able to adjust...

You need the doors in place to be able to adjust the flange spacing for the seal. You'll want a consistent 1/4" gap (more or less depending on which bulb size you choose) between the interior door...
Forum: RV-10 06-01-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,512
Posted By bcondrey
Certainly possible that there's a scheduling...

Certainly possible that there's a scheduling conflict. We've done the RV-10 on the Sunday afternoon/evening before AirVenture for many years. I suspect there isn't a single night that could be...
Forum: RV-10 05-30-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By bcondrey
For this particular application, you could just...

For this particular application, you could just forget about dimpling and use LP4-3 rivets instead. They won't be flush but are in a location that you won't really see or notice anyway when...
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,333
Posted By bcondrey
The reason I kept one back and moved one forward...

The reason I kept one back and moved one forward was all about CG
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,333
Posted By bcondrey
I actually changed that after the first year to...

I actually changed that after the first year to move CG forward. Put a PC-680 on the firewall and a 925 in back, worked well and several others have since done the same.

On an RV-10 you can always...
Forum: RV-10 05-26-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,512
Posted By bcondrey
Yes, we're trying to get a headcount and...

Yes, we're trying to get a headcount and appreciate those that plan on coming letting us know. We'd hate to run out of food but haven't ever had that problem.
Forum: RV-10 04-22-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,512
Posted By bcondrey
2017 AirVenture RV-10 Dinner & Social

Sticking with tradition, we will again be hosting the annual Oshkosh RV-10 dinner/social on Sunday 7/23 this year. Location will be in Camp Scholler (in the area of 55th & Lindbergh) as in the past...
Forum: RV-14 04-06-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,165
Posted By bcondrey
Their oil filter adapter requires their 1.4"...

Their oil filter adapter requires their 1.4" spacer for install on an RV-10.
Forum: RV-10 03-31-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,972
Posted By bcondrey
For RV-10s, the B&C oil filter adapter requires...

For RV-10s, the B&C oil filter adapter requires their 1.4" spacer for clearance with the engine mount. IF also installing their pad mount SD-20/BC-410H alternators you will need the spacer kit for...
Forum: RV-10 02-11-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,137
Posted By bcondrey
Mike Rettig (ppilotmike on VAF) is building a -10...

Mike Rettig (ppilotmike on VAF) is building a -10 in Denver. I'm sure he knows any locals that might have one completed. The flying -10s I was aware of in Denver and Colorado Springs were both sold.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-04-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By bcondrey
The only "oddball" countersink on the Van's...

The only "oddball" countersink on the Van's aircraft is for the CS4-4 pulled, countersunk rivets. Those are 120 degrees.
Forum: Propellers 08-25-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 29,224
Posted By bcondrey
Seems like the subject of compatibility of the MT...

Seems like the subject of compatibility of the MT governors comes up every year or two. Several years ago I researched this same subject because of the single model being sold by Van's. I don't...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-27-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,268
Posted By bcondrey
A minor contribution - Lightspeed does indeed...

A minor contribution - Lightspeed does indeed have a 6 cal version and have had for years. It's only avail with the flywheel timing pickup and does respond to MAP changes. Might be other things but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,034
Posted By bcondrey
I've been on-site for a few days and the wifi is...

I've been on-site for a few days and the wifi is about the same as past years - spotty and poor. Verizon data from my iPad seems to be working well.
Forum: RV-10 07-11-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,541
Posted By bcondrey
Thanks Mike, we should be all set for vehicles.

Thanks Mike, we should be all set for vehicles.
Forum: RV-10 07-11-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,541
Posted By bcondrey
Just letting folks know that we're still...

Just letting folks know that we're still monitoring this thread and the dinner is still on. Our super early advance team (Gary & Brenda) has secured the location in Camp Scholler. It's one row west...
Forum: RV-10 06-22-2016, 06:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,541
Posted By bcondrey
Smile Bruce: We've never turned anybody away but the...

Bruce: We've never turned anybody away but the intent has always been to facilitate a social event where the RV-10 folks can get together, socialize, swap lies, etc. In the past it seems that there...
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