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Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By GaryK
Brian, I didnít notice the SL70/STX165 but will...

Brian,
I didnít notice the SL70/STX165 but will take another look. I may have passed it by seeing SL70. I used port 6 (in/out) and already set the speed to 9600. I assume after configuring, the STX...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By GaryK
Sandia STX-165R and GRT

Iím helping a buddy install a remote Sandia transponder. I canít find any documentation from GRT on the serial port settings. The only transponder choices are Garmin and Trigg.
If anyone has the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,544
Posted By GaryK
Congrats to both of you!! Those of us with...

Congrats to both of you!!

Those of us with spouses that enjoy building, flying and all that goes with our hobby are truly blessed.

Gary
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-05-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By GaryK
Congrats!!! It's a huge accomplishment. Gary

Congrats!!!

It's a huge accomplishment.

Gary
Forum: RV-10 05-19-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By GaryK
Myron, Iím with you on this one. My 10 had was...

Myron,
Iím with you on this one. My 10 had was build without a trim tab. It flew great but the ball was always off to the right just enough to be a PITA. Maybe 10% of the ball just to the right of...
Forum: ADS-B 05-16-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By GaryK
Joe, The latest news on the Dynon blog is FF...

Joe,
The latest news on the Dynon blog is FF implemented something different than Dynon expected. Dynon needs to tweak their SW to make it work consistently.

That being said I get weather 100% of...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-14-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By GaryK
Green Bay KGRB

I have a business trip coming up and will be landing at KGRB. Will need to overnight but have transportation to the hotel/conference center. Does anyone have a PIREP on Jet Air vs Executive? The...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-26-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,798
Posted By GaryK
Hi Katie, I'll stop by and see you at Oshkosh....

Hi Katie,
I'll stop by and see you at Oshkosh. Good luck with the new job.

Gary
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,358
Posted By GaryK
Aero-Tow E-200

Jeff,
Check out the Aero-Tow E-200. I purchased mine 10+ years ago for an RV7A. I have a 10 now and it works great. Just make sure you ask Terry for the longer arms. The 10 and 14 use the longer...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-29-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,120
Posted By GaryK
Reboot

Mark,
I did reboot the ipad, didn't help on this flight. I'll check what happens on the next few flights, maybe we can narrow this down. ForeFlight must be getting some type of traffic signal from...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-28-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,120
Posted By GaryK
Yes and No

Kurt,
So the answer is yes and no. When I flew home last Thursday I had weather and traffic on ForeFlight via WiFi from the Dynon. As I was warming up the engine this afternoon made sure the iPad was...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-26-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 845
Posted By GaryK
What Paul said. I spoke to LS about the same...

What Paul said.

I spoke to LS about the same issue. An easy why to burp them is to slide a a small jewelers screw driver along the wire under the boot after you hear the metallic click. Never had...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-26-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,120
Posted By GaryK
Kurt, I should be flying on Wednesday, will take...

Kurt,
I should be flying on Wednesday, will take a few screen shots. That is if it works like it did last week! I always had weather on ForeFlight but traffic didn't appear until I installed the new...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,120
Posted By GaryK
Works for me

When I flew this past Thursday both weather and traffic displayed fine on ForeFlight. And no I donít have any other device that sends data to ForeFlight other than Dynon.

Gary
Forum: RV-10 03-20-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By GaryK
When I purchased a PCU5000 for my narrow deck IO...

When I purchased a PCU5000 for my narrow deck IO 540 the order form had 4 choices for the gear ratio.

886:1
895:1
947:1
1:1

The narrow deck uses the 895:1

Gary
Forum: RV-10 03-16-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By GaryK
Larry, I sold my 7A after 10 years and 1,000+...

Larry,
I sold my 7A after 10 years and 1,000+ hours for a nice 10. My wife really wanted 4 seats or/and room for more stuff. I do miss the sportiness of the 7 but the 10 is perfect for our mission...
Forum: RV-10 03-13-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,588
Posted By GaryK
Bob, In cruise my 10 had the right portion of the...

Bob,
In cruise my 10 had the right portion of the ball slightly over the right line. I rested my foot on the right rudder peddle with a little force in cruise. I didnít want to add the trim tab and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,440
Posted By GaryK
Hi Dale, Congrats on the 9A purchase. Great to...

Hi Dale,
Congrats on the 9A purchase. Great to have another RV on the field.

Gary
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-01-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,911
Posted By GaryK
Heated seats

Seal up everything that you can and then add the seat heaters. My wife wouldnít fly during the Michigan winters with me in the 7A if I didnít install them. The 10 we fly now has much better heat.
I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,348
Posted By GaryK
G5 or GRT Mini

I ended up with the G5 and Backup Battery. My panel is mainly Dynon so I wanted a backup from a different manufacturer. The G5 has a serial connection to the GTN650. The Mini would have been my first...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By GaryK
I put close to 1100 hours on our 7A over 10...

I put close to 1100 hours on our 7A over 10 years, never had any issues.

Gary
Forum: RV-10 10-24-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,731
Posted By GaryK
RV10 jack points

I have always used the tie down holes for jack points on my RV's. I noticed some think it's a bad idea on the 10? Any reason we should avoid it?
Forum: GPS 10-14-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By GaryK
Thanks Pat. I was kind of thinking that but the...

Thanks Pat.
I was kind of thinking that but the installation instructions (service bulletin 1723) says......

Make sure to select the Navigation databases for GTN Main Software Version 6.21 or later...
Forum: GPS 10-14-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By GaryK
Fly Garmin Nav update question GTN650

I'm going to update to the latest 6.41 main SW. I never updated to ver 6.21 so my question is on the newer style NAV data. When using the fly.garmin.com downloader how do I check to be sure I'm...
Forum: RV-10 10-02-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,442
Posted By GaryK
Josh, I installed in my flying RV10, not a hard...

Josh,
I installed in my flying RV10, not a hard job just uncomfortable. I would install the bracket during the build since everything is open.

You'll still need to crawl into the luggage area at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,571
Posted By GaryK
Jon, Great pic. Really nice seeing both of you...

Jon,
Great pic. Really nice seeing both of you last month. I need to get over to your place with the Highlander.

Gary
Forum: Midwest 08-07-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By GaryK
Michigan

Clark,

Sparta is the place to be Saturday. Actually will be at least 3 Lindy winners if I bring the RV10!!

Plenty of great RV's to look at and I'm sure someone will set up a ride.

Gary
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-03-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,323
Posted By GaryK
G5 RV10

When I replaced the D6 with a G5 I thought for sure I would need the additional GPS antenna. To my surprise it has worked perfectly with the internal antenna. Approx 100 hours and it never missed a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-13-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,900
Posted By GaryK
The Faux Leather held up very well as did...

The Faux Leather held up very well as did Flightlines interior. I sold the plane after flying it for almost 11 years and 1100 hours. The Aero Classic guys did a great job on my seats using their faux...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-13-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,900
Posted By GaryK
I'm sure things have changed over the years but I...

I'm sure things have changed over the years but I did a hybrid.

I got the full cloth interior package (minus seats) from Abby at Flightline and had her send extra fabric. The seats and stick boots...
Forum: RV-14 06-27-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,038
Posted By GaryK
Bob, Congrats on the first flight. Your brother...

Bob,
Congrats on the first flight. Your brother Jeff has been keeping me updated on the build. Have fun and be safe during the test period. Really hoping you and your wife can fly to our BBQ on July...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-03-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By GaryK
running fine again

Thanks to all who responded with ideas.

Went back to basics per some suggestions.
The compression test was fine 77/80.
The intake gasket on #6 had a small tear but outside of the sealing flange,...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-31-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By GaryK
Thanks for all the suggestions. Vic.. The...

Thanks for all the suggestions.

Vic.. The injector that was giving me problems last time was #1, this time it's #6.

I'll check the intake gasket tomorrow, don't see any stains but you never know....
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-31-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,978
Posted By GaryK
Airflow Performance help

The title may be a little misleading but I'm stuck on thinking my issue is the fuel system. My RV10 has been pretty much trouble free for 400 hours. 4 weeks ago I noticed on climb out it was rough...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,978
Posted By GaryK
I joined the nine bot club also. I also got the...

I joined the nine bot club also. I also got the handle with a quick release. No problem fitting 2 in the 10.

Gary
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 878
Posted By GaryK
Jesse Saint thank you

I bought my RV10 a little over 2 years ago. It was a nice build and has been a solid plane for the 250 plus hours I've put on her so far. I've changed out several things to make her mine. After...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,546
Posted By GaryK
Congrats Paul Well deserved!! Gary

Congrats Paul
Well deserved!!

Gary
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-07-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,769
Posted By GaryK
The Garmin G5 is just under $1,200.

The Garmin G5 is just under $1,200.
Forum: Safety 02-26-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,237
Posted By GaryK
Walt, Congratulations on getting the IFR rating....

Walt,
Congratulations on getting the IFR rating. You made me laugh about being from NY. I've lived in Michigan for 24 years but was born and raised in NY. People at work tell me they only see the NY...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,624
Posted By GaryK
You can order multiple widths and thicknesses...

You can order multiple widths and thicknesses from Mc Master

Gary
Forum: Canada 02-13-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,169
Posted By GaryK
Thanks for the information, really looking...

Thanks for the information, really looking forward to this trip

Gary
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-12-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,378
Posted By GaryK
Looking to purchase a MAG and coupling for an IO540

The RV10 I purchased a couple of years ago has dual Lightspeed Plasma III Ignitions. Although they have performed perfectly over the past 250 hours my gut keeps telling me to replace one of them with...
Forum: Canada 02-12-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,169
Posted By GaryK
Hi Ron, Thanks for the correction, St. Johns in...

Hi Ron,
Thanks for the correction, St. Johns in Newfoundland. The plan so far is to stay in town so we can enjoy the local food and sites. Some of the group would like to hike. We'll fly a couple of...
Forum: Canada 02-12-2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,169
Posted By GaryK
Trip to Nova Scotia

Hoping to get some good intel on a trip this summer. A group of 8 - 10 planes will be heading from Michigan to Nova Scotia the week of Aug 21. We'll overnight in Bar Harbor then head into...
Forum: ADS-B 02-10-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,027
Posted By GaryK
Mine was at the bottom of the center stack. Made...

Mine was at the bottom of the center stack. Made a nice tray to replace the 327 tray (sold it with the unit) from some scrap aluminum. Painted it black and installed some black faux leather on the...
Forum: Texas (South) 01-15-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,397
Posted By GaryK
Henry and Chris, Thanks for the info. I have not...

Henry and Chris,
Thanks for the info. I have not flown down there yet but have had many emails and a few discussion with Frank. He mentioned the taxiway between Phase 1 lots is scheduled to be...
Forum: Texas (South) 01-15-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,397
Posted By GaryK
Liberty Hill Air Ranch

My wife and I are interested in purchasing or building a hangar in the Austin area. Our son lives in Austin so we'd like to be closer for a couple of months in the winter. We live on an Air Park in...
Forum: Reviews 01-02-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,645
Posted By GaryK
Trig

I use both the Trig transponder and radio in my Highlander, both have performed well over the past 2.5 years. I also use the Dynon modified Trig T22 transponder in my RV10. The transponder works...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-29-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By GaryK
Don, Thanks for the info. Not much different from...

Don,
Thanks for the info. Not much different from the Lycoming instructions.

I have 2 injectors that are not in the correct orientation. The minimum to maximum torque value puts the "A" 180 degrees...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-28-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By GaryK
Fuel injectors

I've read most of the comments and the Lycoming docs on cleaning the injectors. I didn't see any indication of using some type of thread sealant on the pipe threads when installing. The injectors did...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,593
Posted By GaryK
Aero Lift

They are not cheap and really hard to find used. If you do buy used or new and need the tailwheel attachment let me know. I purchased the option for my Highlander and then figured out I really didn't...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-30-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,058
Posted By GaryK
Thanks Walt... Was going to email you directly...

Thanks Walt... Was going to email you directly but thought others may want to see the response.

Yes the connection is serial to the transponder. I may take you up on the offer if the tech starts...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-30-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,058
Posted By GaryK
Skyview Alt & Transp Cert

So this is the first check since I have owned the plane. I've read the instructions on turning the system on and off before changing the altitude on the test set. Seems like a lot of on and off but...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-29-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 20,353
Posted By GaryK
Chuck, Can you point to the response from Dynon...

Chuck,
Can you point to the response from Dynon that says "no new development". I find it hard to believe the legacy Skyveiw systems will have no further development.

Gary
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-23-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 27,546
Posted By GaryK
Andy, Good luck with the project. Good to have...

Andy,
Good luck with the project. Good to have another project going in MI

Gary Kremers
RV10
Highlander

Zeeland, MI

Z98
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-18-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,980
Posted By GaryK
Really nice work Walt.... Gary

Really nice work Walt....

Gary
Forum: COMM 11-17-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,469
Posted By GaryK
Thanks Paul. I'll give that a try. On the Tigg...

Thanks Paul.

I'll give that a try.


On the Tigg unit you can "store" up to 10 frequencies. They have an option to remotely (in my case a momentary button on the stick) scroll through the stored...
Forum: COMM 11-17-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,469
Posted By GaryK
MGL V6 question

I'm helping a friend with his panel wiring. Are there any provisions for remote flip/flop or frequency select similar to the Trigg radio? I don't see anything on the schematics but thought I'd ask...
Forum: RV-12 11-16-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,221
Posted By GaryK
Ver 15

After loading Ver15 the weather displayed fine on my IPad. I did not receive any traffic information. That being said I did not spend any time playing with settings on the SV or ForeFlight.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-02-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,590
Posted By GaryK
No mixing with HDX

Same here. For now I will cancel my order.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-01-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,590
Posted By GaryK
Upgrade question

Assuming the HDX is running the new software is there any issue with a dual setup with dissimilar software. Plan on only replacing the left screen in a dual screen setup.

Thanks
Gary
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-01-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,590
Posted By GaryK
Cut out

Joe,
If you go to the Dynon website under documentation they have the panel cut out requirements for both. The new HDX has a PDF and the legacy Skyview is .dfx or you can just look in the Skyview...
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