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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By Jesse
I might do this if I could break away, but I have...

I might do this if I could break away, but I have more work than I can do as it is.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By Jesse
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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By Jesse
Price dropped to $1600.

Price dropped to $1600.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By Jesse
Asking price dropped to $52,000.

Asking price dropped to $52,000.
Forum: ADS-B Yesterday, 05:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,828
Posted By Jesse
Anonymous mode on some UAT units is optional. If...

Anonymous mode on some UAT units is optional. If it shows the correct tail number, then it is not in anonymous mode.
Forum: ADS-B 10-15-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,828
Posted By Jesse
1. I think officially the Bahamas wants/required...

1. I think officially the Bahamas wants/required 1090ES, but I know a lot of people who fly there with no ADS-B (maybe not officially required yet) or with UAT, so I don't think the Bahamas will be a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-14-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Jesse
I once found a sump on an O-360 that had 1/4+Ē of...

I once found a sump on an O-360 that had 1/4+Ē of sludge in it. The guy would always call his mechanic to come do the oil change, so it was always changed cold. I once changed it and by the time he...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Jesse
If it isnít installed yet, you should still...

If it isnít installed yet, you should still qualify for the rebate.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-11-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Jesse
WTB: Icom A200

My A200 just gave up the ghost in my C182. Anybody have one laying around?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-10-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By Jesse
I only carry 18AWG 3 conductor shielded. What do...

I only carry 18AWG 3 conductor shielded. What do you need the 16awg for?
Forum: RV-10 10-09-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 935
Posted By Jesse
Prop wash may be better on one side, but it would...

Prop wash may be better on one side, but it would also be worth considering the possibility of exhaust on the same side. In flight I donít think it would matter, but following the diagram posted, I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,095
Posted By Jesse
The most common problem I have seen people make...

The most common problem I have seen people make is buying auto pilot servos during the build, only to change their mind about final panel equipment and having servos they canít use. The auto pilot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,162
Posted By Jesse
You would want to put the mag switch(Es) close to...

You would want to put the mag switch(Es) close to the middle of he Panel and could easily out in two independent start switches/buttons, but you would probably want a starter enable switch so you...
Forum: Southeast 10-07-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By Jesse
We could get you in a hangar at X35. We could...

We could get you in a hangar at X35. We could help arrange a ride to GNV, MCO, TPA, PIE, SFB or JAX.
Forum: RV-10 10-06-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By Jesse
The bottom cross bar needs to be replaced with a...

The bottom cross bar needs to be replaced with a curved one to clear the sump. This was an issue and fixed established years ago, but hasnít been talked about recently that Iíve seen.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-04-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Jesse
I had high CHTís on my -6 back in the day and...

I had high CHTís on my -6 back in the day and found that one mag was set at about 30-31 degrees. Set to 25 and the CHTís dropped 25-30 degrees.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-03-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By Jesse
Price just dropped on the system.

Price just dropped on the system.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-02-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Jesse
Call me tomorrow and I can check my shelf.

Call me tomorrow and I can check my shelf.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-01-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Jesse
Iíll take it.

Iíll take it.
Forum: Autopilots 09-30-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By Jesse
The weight adds maybe 6-8 oz. Removing the manual...

The weight adds maybe 6-8 oz. Removing the manual trim cable and going electric with auto trim probably saves a pound or more.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-30-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By Jesse
FS: GRT WS Dual Screen System

I just pulled out a working GRT WS System with 2 screens, single adahrs, magnetometer, ARINC module and gps module. Everything working when removed. I’d like to get $1,750 shipped CONUs, but I’ll...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-29-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Jesse
Iíve cut them out of 1/4Ē aluminum. I have the...

Iíve cut them out of 1/4Ē aluminum. I have the drawing for my CNC. If you canít find the certified plate, I could cut you one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Jesse
There is a wire on most encoders (usually pink),...

There is a wire on most encoders (usually pink), that old transponders would connect to ground to tell the encoder to send altitude data. Older transponders couldnít handle continuous altitude data....
Forum: Autopilots 09-28-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By Jesse
From the TruTrak Auto Pitch Trim...

From the TruTrak Auto Pitch Trim Manual:

Autotrim Installation
-The autotrim module can be mounted in any location, in any orientation. Generally it is installed near the pitch servo to minimize the...
Forum: Autopilots 09-28-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By Jesse
Is there a Jesse St. James, or are you referring...

Is there a Jesse St. James, or are you referring to me?

The auto trim module for the TruTrak can be mounted in any orientation, and can go right back by the pitch servo. It doesnít need to run to...
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-26-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,704
Posted By Jesse
Amen to that. I have taken more auto conversions...

Amen to that. I have taken more auto conversions out to install Lycomings than I care to remember. On the other hand, an auto conversion plane can be had for a bargain, cheap enough to put a Lycoming...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-26-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By Jesse
FS: 2018 RV-12 EAB night w/ auto pilot

For sale is a 2018 RV-12 with Rotax 912ULS and Sensenich G.A. prop. Panel has a Dynon D180, AP74 Auto Pilot, Garmin 496, SL40 and Stratus ESGi ADS-B in/out. Stock interior. All SB’s complied with. No...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-24-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,561
Posted By Jesse
I got my A&P letter based on experience building...

I got my A&P letter based on experience building EABís, but I got letters from a few A&Pís who were aware of and had seen my work in progress. The letters totaled over 36 months. The rules do say...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-24-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By Jesse
Yes, you need it. Every big EFIS manufacturer has...

Yes, you need it. Every big EFIS manufacturer has an external ARINC convertor. Thatís just the way it is.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,544
Posted By Jesse
Race car scales work great. Most bathroom scales...

Race car scales work great. Most bathroom scales Iíve used make you stand on them for 2-3 seconds to give a reading, then the reading goes away. You also usually have to tap on them to turn them on,...
Forum: Southeast 09-21-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By Jesse
I have a little bit of just about everything at...

I have a little bit of just about everything at X35 near Ocala, FL.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-21-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By Jesse
To be a little more accurate, it uses the System...

To be a little more accurate, it uses the System ID, which is the number attached to the Configuration Module that sits in the main gps connector.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-19-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By Jesse
I have one with a KI209 for $1,800 shipped conus.

I have one with a KI209 for $1,800 shipped conus.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-16-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By Jesse
I know a cfi at KISM. Let me know and I can send...

I know a cfi at KISM. Let me know and I can send you his contact info. His name is a John Hynes.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-14-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By Jesse
4í should be plenty of distance.

4í should be plenty of distance.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,331
Posted By Jesse
As has been said, itís a voluntary service. Iíve...

As has been said, itís a voluntary service. Iíve only been asked to look at one build, and I looked at it a couple of times. It was well built and the builder and I are friends now. I didnít charge...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,492
Posted By Jesse
I didnít mention Trio because I donít have a lot...

I didnít mention Trio because I donít have a lot of experience with them. I know most people with them are happy with them, so that could be added to a list, but I canít add it to my list due to lack...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,444
Posted By Jesse
You can switch between GPS and VLOC on the GNS or...

You can switch between GPS and VLOC on the GNS or GTN either on the navigator or on the Skyview. The Skyview has a setting to autoswitch based on the navigator or not. If not, then it has two...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,444
Posted By Jesse
Yes, you can use the SRC button to change the...

Yes, you can use the SRC button to change the source as well as touching the source box on the Skyview screen. That panel also has trim relays in it that will give you auto trim functionality if you...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,492
Posted By Jesse
Thatís exactly what Avidyne has done. They are,...

Thatís exactly what Avidyne has done. They are, imho, a very viable company with, in many ways, an equal or superior product to the Garmin line.

As for compatibility, there is very little function...
Forum: Autopilots 09-12-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Jesse
Make sure you have good power and ground to the...

Make sure you have good power and ground to the servo. Then do the detect as was already spelled out. If this doesnít work, give me a call and I can talk you through a few things to check.

The...
Forum: Autopilots 09-12-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Jesse
Duplicate post. Please remove.

Duplicate post. Please remove.
Forum: Safety 09-11-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 60,582
Posted By Jesse
I can squeeze a couple in at X35 with a car or...

I can squeeze a couple in at X35 with a car or 2-room RV Hotel.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,444
Posted By Jesse
The Skyview does let you switch between GPS and...

The Skyview does let you switch between GPS and VLOC on the screen itself or via the SRC button on the AP Panel. The AFS does as well.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-10-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,444
Posted By Jesse
First if all, you donít have to install it per...

First if all, you donít have to install it per the STC because your plane doesnít have a TC. With this in mind, you can do just about whatever you feel is best.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By Jesse
Yes, the SL-40. Sorry, I have never heard of...

Yes, the SL-40. Sorry, I have never heard of another radio that fits the same tray.
Forum: ADS-B 09-06-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,828
Posted By Jesse
There are a lot of options to do what you want,...

There are a lot of options to do what you want, especially since you mentioned upgrading the Avionics as well as adding ADS-B.

The first decision to make is whether you want 978/UAT or 1090ES.
- ...
Forum: Propellers 09-05-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,048
Posted By Jesse
Come to X35 and we can balance for you.

Come to X35 and we can balance for you.
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-04-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By Jesse
The GTN650 plays extremely well with the Skyview...

The GTN650 plays extremely well with the Skyview and Autopilot.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,893
Posted By Jesse
Looks as good as when it left our shop. :D

Looks as good as when it left our shop. :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,893
Posted By Jesse
Allen, give me a call at your convenience and...

Allen, give me a call at your convenience and Iíll talk you through my thought process on picking a system.

- Feature sets are a big marketing push, many of the features of which you may never...
Forum: RV-10 09-02-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,078
Posted By Jesse
Reread my post. I was responding to Scott. :)

Reread my post. I was responding to Scott. :)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-02-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By Jesse
Make sure you have N2725R and hex code A2B101 in...

Make sure you have N2725R and hex code A2B101 in the unit.
Forum: RV-10 09-02-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,078
Posted By Jesse
Page 47-7 specifies 0.090Ē pin material for this,...

Page 47-7 specifies 0.090Ē pin material for this, not 1/8Ē.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-02-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By Jesse
The Echo is UAT. Flightaware and Flightradar24...

The Echo is UAT. Flightaware and Flightradar24 track 1090ES. Make sure you get the right date in. Text me your plane info & date you flew & Iíll try to get a report.
Forum: ADS-B 08-30-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,927
Posted By Jesse
If you have the Dynon transponder you are most...

If you have the Dynon transponder you are most likely broadcasting ADS-B out. If you have the low power transponder or the non-2020 GPS receiver, this could be your problem. Call Dynon or me tomorrow...
Forum: RV-10 08-30-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,748
Posted By Jesse
In my experience it likes to blow it out at 8 or...

In my experience it likes to blow it out at 8 or so. I change the oil and add 7 qts and most of a pint of CamGuard. I add when it gets to 6.5 or so.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-29-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jesse
I checked in from Jumandi airport in the jungle...

I checked in from Jumandi airport in the jungle of Ecuador, near the town of Tena. Donít have a pic, sorry.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By Jesse
The easiest temporary fix is to drop the heavy...

The easiest temporary fix is to drop the heavy wing flap a degree or two.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,463
Posted By Jesse
I think you would be better off with an upgrade...

I think you would be better off with an upgrade to the Vizion 385 and then decide independently on a backup attitude. The Vizion will fit in the hole where your Digiflight II is right now.
Forum: Safety 08-26-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Jesse
I think the main person to convince is your wife....

I think the main person to convince is your wife. If sheís good with it, then Iíd say move forward. We canít all fly as a family because thereís no planexwe all for in. I think my wife may be against...
Forum: RV-14 08-26-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By Jesse
I have a couple of extras. You can come pick one.

I have a couple of extras. You can come pick one.
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