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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By togaflyer
Congratulations on your completion and welcome to...

Congratulations on your completion and welcome to the forum.
Forum: RV-10 Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By togaflyer
Seat has been taken...

Seat has been taken...
Forum: RV-10 07-18-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By togaflyer
rear seats are out. Camping gear for the inbound...

rear seats are out. Camping gear for the inbound and the additional room for all my bounty on the outbound.
Forum: RV-10 07-18-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By togaflyer
Right seat available

Last minute opening....

Iím flying to OSH Saturday morning and camping at HBC until Thursday or Friday. But I could extend further if things are going good. My friend had an emergency and had to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,567
Posted By togaflyer
Tom, you guys are in our prayers, I’m happy to...

Tom, you guys are in our prayers, I’m happy to hear Suzanne is on her way toward recovery.
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By togaflyer
I have used the Dresser retreads for years with...

I have used the Dresser retreads for years with good results, but like most things it’s what you feel good with. If you go with the retreads, the monster retreads do not fit the mains on the -10s
Forum: RV-10 07-04-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,619
Posted By togaflyer
Myself plus a friend. Looking forward!

Myself plus a friend. Looking forward!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-23-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,473
Posted By togaflyer
The IPad mini 4 works great. While running...

The IPad mini 4 works great. While running Garmin Pilot, I get around 3 hours continuous before it flags 10 percent power remaining. It needs to be kept out of direct sun light on a hot day or it...
Forum: RV-10 06-19-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By togaflyer
So I started from the beginning and this is where...

So I started from the beginning and this is where I’m at. Flaps checked and are resting against the spar in the reflex position. No twist in the flaps or ailerons. I rechecked the bell cranks...
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By togaflyer
This is all great advise. Thank you! On a side...

This is all great advise. Thank you! On a side note, the lower cowling slot forward of the nose wheel fairing. How much should be left open. I have about 4 inches. Is this about right. Would...
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By togaflyer
Like most builders, I never made a single mistake...

Like most builders, I never made a single mistake during my build on the plane, but just in case I did miss something, I’m definitely starting from the beginning on this.

One question, If flaps...
Forum: RV-10 06-11-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By togaflyer
Thanks. Looks like I will start from the...

Thanks. Looks like I will start from the beginning and double check everything to make sure I didn’t miss something. Then I will also check the aileron position in regards to the hinges.
Forum: RV-10 06-11-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By togaflyer
Heavy right wing question

I have read the postings on a heavy wing, but most seems to be due to a heavy left wing. I know all the postings are also applicable to the right wing, but just want to see if Iím missing something....
Forum: RV-10 06-05-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,202
Posted By togaflyer
Cleveland tools sells the plastic trim wedge for...

Cleveland tools sells the plastic trim wedge for 15 dollars. Itís paintable. I Installed it just above the lower rudder fairing on the trailing edge of the rudder. The plane was 1/2 ball out, now...
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,094
Posted By togaflyer
A liter of water is 2.2 pounds. Carry a couple...

A liter of water is 2.2 pounds. Carry a couple bottles of drinking water in the back.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By togaflyer
Oshkosh question

Can you get a builder repairman certificate issued at the FAA station during Oshkosh Air Venture. It would definitely beat driving two hours to Atlanta.
Forum: Texas (South) 05-07-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 876
Posted By togaflyer
Hi Jerry, I fly to Marathon often. Great FBO...

Hi Jerry,

I fly to Marathon often. Great FBO there but hanger space is almost non existent. Tie downs run 15 dollars a night. I would call the G.A. FBO at Marathon and ask if they have any space...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-25-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,798
Posted By togaflyer
I have dual touch, GTN 650, G5, and Garmin pilot....

I have dual touch, GTN 650, G5, and Garmin pilot. I’m in the learning stage. Still developing my flow for IFR. A recommended method of utilizing all the systems in the cockpit would be nice. On a...
Forum: Safety 04-21-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,140
Posted By togaflyer
Vic did my airworthy inspection on my RV 10 in...

Vic did my airworthy inspection on my RV 10 in February 2018. His rate for the inspection was in par with what others told me they had paid for a DAR. I did pay extra for his travel time, which you...
Forum: RV-10 04-19-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By togaflyer
Thanks I will check out that section.

Thanks I will check out that section.
Forum: RV-10 04-18-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By togaflyer
Fuel flow

I have noticed my fuel flow is indicating about one GPH more then actual. Not a biggie, but is there an adjustment in the G3X touch to compensate for the difference.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-15-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 910
Posted By togaflyer
Camping at airports

So has there been any consideration having a dedicated posting for airports you can fly into and camp. For traveling and a quick overnight stay it could be very helpful when doing cross country...
Forum: RV-10 04-15-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By togaflyer
Send an e mail to the Garmin folks. They have...

Send an e mail to the Garmin folks. They have the preliminary setting recommendations and an instruction sheet on how to test fly and fine tune the AP
Forum: Southeast 04-14-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By togaflyer
57th fighter squadron restaurant

Any PIREPS on this restaurant. Has anyone flown into Peachtree airport to go there.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-13-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,871
Posted By togaflyer
LOP operation question

I have a little over 50 hours on my IO 540. How many hours should I have on it before I consider moving into the LOP envelope. I’m considering contacting Airflow Performance to get the engine...
Forum: RV-10 04-09-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,470
Posted By togaflyer
Having 50 hours on my -10 with a fresh engine, I...

Having 50 hours on my -10 with a fresh engine, I have seen a good drop in the CHTs since it first started flying. I would not worry. Keep flying and see what the temps are 40 hours from now.
Forum: Painting your RV 04-04-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By togaflyer
Paint question

Is there any real difference between Imron, Jet Glo, or PPG paint. We are looking for a good durable paint that can handle the outdoors. I have been calling around for quotes to paint the plane. ...
Forum: RV-10 03-31-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,181
Posted By togaflyer
Got everything lined up as recommended. It all...

Got everything lined up as recommended. It all came together nice. Thanks all.
Forum: RV-10 03-29-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,181
Posted By togaflyer
I am I getting OCD with flap Reflex

I have been doing some fine tuning with the rigging. I noticed that the flaps full up against the rear wing spar puts the flaps at -4 degrees (compared to the trailing upper skin of the wing). The...
Forum: Southeast 03-19-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,297
Posted By togaflyer
Great info and thanks. But keep the...

Great info and thanks. But keep the recommendations coming. I’m looking forward to checking all these places out. And Rob, definitely will take you up on your offer!
Forum: Southeast 03-18-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,297
Posted By togaflyer
Airports to fly to

I recently moved to N/E Ga. (9A0) and recently finished and now have a flying RV 10. Now we are both looking for places to fly too. Airport restaurants, cool places to visit. Anything that will...
Forum: RV-10 02-07-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By togaflyer
I checked mine, based on previous posts, before...

I checked mine, based on previous posts, before installing the sender unit. One was tight, the other I got a good 1/2 turn. I used a stubby wrench with an open end/closed end. I used a long piece...
Forum: RV-10 02-06-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,450
Posted By togaflyer
THANKS!

Well after four years and four months, two house moves, two Grand kids, a bunch of everything else in life, and toss in a hurricane, I still pulled it off.
N924RL is a gas burning machine with a...
Forum: RV-10 01-31-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By togaflyer
I noticed that on the Van’s WEB site for the RV...

I noticed that on the Van’s WEB site for the RV 14, they have recommended setting for the Garmin Auto Pilot system. I wonder how much difference between the -14 and the -10 would be with the same...
Forum: RV-10 01-27-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 793
Posted By togaflyer
G3X auto pilot servo settings

Looking for the gain and torque settings for the Garmin servos that have worked well for you. Thanks!
Forum: RV-10 01-27-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By togaflyer
I will go with the 100. Anything more would just...

I will go with the 100. Anything more would just give my wife reason to pack more stuff.
Forum: RV-10 01-27-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By togaflyer
Baggage compartment weight

In the Vanís weight and balance paperwork it shows the baggage area max weight at 150 lbs. On the Vanís WEB page site for the -10 specs, it shows 100 lbs max. What max weight for the baggage area...
Forum: RV-10 01-26-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By togaflyer
Thanks all system is all set.

Thanks all system is all set.
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By togaflyer
Need to verify engine limits

Im programing the G3x for my IO 540 D series. Are you setting any temp limits color, or lines for the EGT, Manifold pressure, and fuel pressure.

A strange feeling came over me tonight. I suddenly...
Forum: RV-10 01-22-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By togaflyer
Thanks. So the purpose of matching the flap to...

Thanks. So the purpose of matching the flap to the aileron, more roll authority at a slower speed? Or is it just a good position for the 15 degree setting.
Forum: RV-10 01-21-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By togaflyer
Flap configuration

The flaps have the reflex setting, 0 degrees, 15 and 30 degrees. But I have read on the forum about 10 degrees and other degree settings. I just want to confirm what the flaps settings are.
Forum: RV-10 01-15-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By togaflyer
Gear fairing piano hinge

I have two strips of piano hinges. One is 063 and the other is heavier, ms20257-3. The book does not specify which one. Both are the same execpt for thickness. Which one do I use...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,124
Posted By togaflyer
Great, thanks....

Great, thanks....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,124
Posted By togaflyer
Yes she will be hangered. I need to avoid any...

Yes she will be hangered. I need to avoid any type of do it yourself paint job, Im terrible at it. I would just be creating more work for the paint shop down the road. Can you put a light coat of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,124
Posted By togaflyer
Flying with an unpainted plane.

Weeks away from having a flying plane. It will probably be 3-6 months before I can get it painted. Should anything be done to protect the aluminum and composite parts until its painted.
Forum: RV-10 01-09-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,784
Posted By togaflyer
Awesome for you!

Awesome for you!
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By togaflyer
Wing tip rib install

With the rib installed in the wing tip, a gap around an inch exists between the trailing edge of the rib and the trailing edge of the wing tip. Is this left open or is it glassed in to close it up. ...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-07-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,450
Posted By togaflyer
A C130 crew suffered a wing seperation during a...

A C130 crew suffered a wing seperation during a fire suppresion mission. The cause of the failure was due to thousands of sudden positive and negative G force experienced during the drops. Some...
Forum: RV-10 01-07-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,071
Posted By togaflyer
For a Standard IO 540 D series with the Vans...

For a Standard IO 540 D series with the Vans throttle bracket attached to the oil sump do you order the O540 kit with the two pads or do you use the single pad version.
Forum: RV-10 01-04-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,388
Posted By togaflyer
Thanks for the info...

Thanks for the info...
Forum: RV-10 01-03-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,388
Posted By togaflyer
Wings install question

When installing the wings, should the wingtips and flaps be on or off. Or does it matter. I plan to keep the ailerons attached since they are rigged.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,558
Posted By togaflyer
Question...let say you were flying somewhere in a...

Question...let say you were flying somewhere in a commercial airliner and all the engines went silent for a short perior of time. Then the Captain announces, "don't worry folks, we just ran our fuel...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-24-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By togaflyer
Jeff the one pack is the all inclusive but at the...

Jeff the one pack is the all inclusive but at the end it cost more.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-24-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By togaflyer
I called the Garmin help line and this is what...

I called the Garmin help line and this is what was decided for the most economical IFR set up. The North America bundle for the G3X is 199 dollars. The North America bundle for one GTN 650 cost 549...
Forum: RV-10 12-24-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By togaflyer
Yep, that F18 driver wants to see those 12 inch...

Yep, that F18 driver wants to see those 12 inch numbers.
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By togaflyer
Good info. If I dont paint for a while, do you...

Good info. If I dont paint for a while, do you do anything with the aluminum for protection. The fiberglass will be epoxy wipped, but not primed.
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By togaflyer
Boat reg decals. Didnt think about that. Time...

Boat reg decals. Didnt think about that. Time to swing by West Marine. Thanks...
Forum: RV-10 12-22-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By togaflyer
Until its painted, I just want to put stick on...

Until its painted, I just want to put stick on lettering for the phase one. So the 3 inch is good. When its painted we plan to go the 12 inch lettering.
Forum: RV-10 12-22-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,395
Posted By togaflyer
Thanks. Its nice to be at the point on the build...

Thanks. Its nice to be at the point on the build to actually be taking about this.
Forum: RV-10 12-22-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By togaflyer
Size of N number

Are the 3 inch letter size for the N number ok for the -10, or do you need 12 inch.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-21-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,009
Posted By togaflyer
I will be flying IFR. Is the flightcharts onepak...

I will be flying IFR. Is the flightcharts onepak the Jepps charts. Basically, I will use the Garmin Pilot app, need IFR database for the GTN and the G3X. Does the flightcharts do the approach...
Forum: RV-10 12-21-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,395
Posted By togaflyer
I see what I did. While setting up my account in...

I see what I did. While setting up my account in fly Garmin I typed RV-10. It accepted RV10. When you contact the tower, do you use the term Experimental with your tail number or specify RV10...
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