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Forum: Tools 10-11-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By The Wizzard
Charlie, I think I am going to by the ACES for...

Charlie, I think I am going to by the ACES for 1200.00 that was offered to me as used. It appears to be in like new condition. They Dyna vibe is a bit more and does a bit less.
Forum: Tools 10-10-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By The Wizzard
Thank you everyone for the help!

When you mention "runs" are you referring to flights? What do you mean by split weights?
Forum: Tools 10-08-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By The Wizzard
Propeller Balancer

I was at PSH and spoke with the folks at Dyna Vibe this past summer about their propellor balancer. Does anyone have any experience with them or can you recommend another manufacturer? I am looking...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-14-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,820
Posted By The Wizzard
Garmin logbook

Dan,

Thanks for the input, I think I ran across it and it runs on windows.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-14-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,820
Posted By The Wizzard
Cirrusreports Not accepting uploads

Is anybody else experience this problem? I am getting a message when I try to upload my files that says "unable to accept uploads at this time. Sorry for the inconvenience"

Dave
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,674
Posted By The Wizzard
Unable to Upload to Cirrus Reports

Is anybody experiencing problems? I have tried 3 different browsers with no luck tonight. Im getting a "currently disabled message" I have been doing this since 2012 without any problems.
Forum: Southeast 10-07-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,649
Posted By The Wizzard
missing the whole story

Where did theses photos come from? Your engine?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-07-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,306
Posted By The Wizzard
yes fire all three mechanics!

folks, don't forget, the tail wheels at one time were all free castoring!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-18-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 37,477
Posted By The Wizzard
right of way

did you mean to say airplanes have the right of way?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-29-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,783
Posted By The Wizzard
H20

No gascolator, water in the tanks or some kind of contamination. The engine drinks it, the level goes down, mother nature puts more water in the tank, engine drinks it, level goes down, mother...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,226
Posted By The Wizzard
Sick and full recovery

I wish for a quick and full recovery for Matt! If anyone can do it he can! He has the drive! Hang in there Matt, you have a lot of flying in front of you!

Dave Cicciari
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,075
Posted By The Wizzard
one other thing

18 psi seems quite low! my low pressure alarm is at 19 psi!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,075
Posted By The Wizzard
Running fine

My 92 octane Marine fule runs fine. No detectable difference. NONE! I have one tank with avgas and the other with 92 octane. NOTHING DIFFERENT! NO 90 bends, no sharp turns in the fuel lines and...
Forum: RV-4 08-14-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,668
Posted By The Wizzard
missing the point

If I am not mistaken early Vans aircraft had no steerable tailwheels. There are several airplanes other than vans that don't have steerable tail wheels as well.

Having said that I believe that it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,198
Posted By The Wizzard
2 rivets

you can clean up the hole and put a rivet on both sides of it as well if you have the clearances.
Forum: Texas (South) 07-31-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By The Wizzard
Austin Layover Satuday Aug 1, 2015

Does anybody know of anything interesting going on in the area on Saturday. I have a 30 hr. layover and am looking for a reason to rent a car and get out of downtown unless I should stay downtown...
Forum: Fiberglass 05-13-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,308
Posted By The Wizzard
Why

In my opinion micro is to soft when your flying in rain. Past experience has shown "pitting and chipping" of the paint where micro was in the ram airstream. Add some flox or put some glass cloth...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 18,764
Posted By The Wizzard
It happens far to often, many times they are...

It happens far to often, many times they are unaware of it. I have personally lost 2 friends to that type of accident and it is my understanding that it ranks right up there as one of the major...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 18,764
Posted By The Wizzard
Ed, I understand that stall speed does not...

Ed, I understand that stall speed does not increase with angle of bank. As you said, its the G-loading that causes the stall. On that base to Final turn thats where a lot of people get into trouble...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 18,764
Posted By The Wizzard
I agree, much much more!

I agree, much much more!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 18,764
Posted By The Wizzard
NO, the stall warner is not going to tell you the...

NO, the stall warner is not going to tell you the same thing as an AOA! It only senses airflow over the wing, not disturbed airflow on top of it! The AOA takes into consideration flap setting and...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-08-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,946
Posted By The Wizzard
Vald, I did not notice any "big N-numbers on you...

Vald, I did not notice any "big N-numbers on you plane in those pictures. Do you have them or did the Canadians look the other way?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 18,764
Posted By The Wizzard
everybody is missing the point! Guys and girls...

everybody is missing the point! Guys and girls this thing will save your butt on that fatal base to downwind turn. Who cares about how long the runway is and therefore not needed. Wrong! If it is...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-07-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,679
Posted By The Wizzard
Thank You Brantell! I should have thought of...

Thank You Brantell! I should have thought of that!
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-07-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,679
Posted By The Wizzard
Saving Engine dat from G3X

I have been uploading my flights from my G3x to Cirrusreports for the last 2 years. My concern is that this website will eventually go away. I am able to download the fight data from the website...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,184
Posted By The Wizzard
Cavitation in the fuel line

Craig, I learned this, you need to get the 90 degree bends out out that fuel line leading from the pump to the firewall. One Big Cirlcle! If you put a piece of Clear plastic tubing on the end where...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,186
Posted By The Wizzard
new antenna

I replaced the antenna back in spring of this year and the problem went away then came back last month!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,186
Posted By The Wizzard
Antenna

Garmin actually suggests 12-14 feet of Coax as per Steinair so I have that as well. This is my second antenna also!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,186
Posted By The Wizzard
Garmin GTN-650 GPS signal Problems

I have an RV-8 with a Garmin 650 in the panel. The antenna is mounted to the engine motor mount (under the cowling) just above the oil cooler and near the PMAG and Magneto wires. Keep reading! (I...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-16-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,178
Posted By The Wizzard
Lunch

I can't believe your eating Subway! All Processed meats and so bad for you! That is like "Campbells Soup is good for you" which they got sued over. It's actually really bad for you! Off the charts...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-03-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,564
Posted By The Wizzard
paint Graphics

Who did them? They are great

Dave
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-27-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,975
Posted By The Wizzard
heat

Ryan

Rick Robbins had me go with 1 !/2 inch scat from behind the #3 cylinder to the heat muff and into the plane. I have a 4 into 4 setup like you do and he feels that less volume with more heat is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-27-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 43,438
Posted By The Wizzard
Loading vs. movement. OK, where is the Fore and...

Loading vs. movement. OK, where is the Fore and Aft Loading coming from? It appears that there should not be any. That gear is designed for a downward loading. I don't think you should be having...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-27-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 43,438
Posted By The Wizzard
way off track!

You guys are way off track! Where do you get Fore and aft movement of the landing gear? Are you kidding me!

There should not be any appreciable amount of aft movement on takeoff and if your...
Forum: RV-10 09-25-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,809
Posted By The Wizzard
Taildragger

Have you considered turning it into a trail dragger?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 427,296
Posted By The Wizzard
who makes the sunshade?

who makes the sunshade?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,933
Posted By The Wizzard
Build

Build what suits your needs! NUFF SAID!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,395
Posted By The Wizzard
What about me?

I bought the older style and I hate the fact that I have to take the sump drain out to replace them I think you guys need to take cars of us! 10.00 exchange for the older style.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-11-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,792
Views: 929,361
Posted By The Wizzard
big

It was big for me! Congrats
Forum: Tools 09-07-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,986
Posted By The Wizzard
buy

Where did u buy it?
Forum: Interiors 08-09-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,456
Posted By The Wizzard
Thanks

Thanks, I thought about calling her
Forum: Interiors 08-07-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,456
Posted By The Wizzard
Templates for RV-8 Interior

Looking for interior templates for the side panels of an RV-8. It would make the job a lot easier!
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-13-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,695
Posted By The Wizzard
armrest side panels

Ask Jim if he wants to make another pair? I think they are great!
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-12-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,695
Posted By The Wizzard
Side panels/armrests

Did rick grey make those for you? I would love to get my hands on templates or have whoever make some for my plane. They solve the problem of reaching around the corner for the throttle.

Dave
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-05-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,000
Posted By The Wizzard
I can help!

Call me, Dave Cicciari 513-259-7055. It's all about the pressure differenttail between the top and the bottom of the cylinders. Send me your email and I will send you some articles
Don't chop...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 118,193
Posted By The Wizzard
are you running a PMag?

Are u running a PMAG on the other 4?
Forum: RV-12 06-05-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,694
Posted By The Wizzard
way to much effort

your at the point of overkill! Trust me, it should only take a couple of min. to clean up a rib. you have turned those pieces into chisels and thats not the point. just clean up the edges with a...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 05-21-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,524
Posted By The Wizzard
other posts

There have been several posts on this subject! Same old, Same old! It's not the first time it has happened and won't be the last!
Forum: Formation Flying 05-06-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,544
Posted By The Wizzard
Music

Try some acid rock and roll next time! Are you kidding me?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 118,193
Posted By The Wizzard
Why

Why do mags eat the plugs?
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-25-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 666
Views: 651,109
Posted By The Wizzard
Lighting

I see that you have a strip light under your dash (white). Where did you find it? I have bought the so called white led stip lights but they are actually a blue color and yours looks to be...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-17-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,020
Posted By The Wizzard
wigtip devices

they are rocket boosters!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-17-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,020
Posted By The Wizzard
Great meeting the two of you

Carl and Daniel, thanks for stopping by Cincinnati! It's great that your out there having fun in these wonderful airplanes. Your welcome anytime.

DC
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-06-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,759
Posted By The Wizzard
Grommets

Mike, yes the question was answered right! I thought that those came from the aviation Isle. Great idea, one I had not thought about!

Thanks,

Dave
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-05-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,759
Posted By The Wizzard
Grommets

Those grommets look interesting where did you get them?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-05-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 138,233
Posted By The Wizzard
Survival Gear

I have thought about doing this kind of a trip in my 8. Are you able to load up a raft and jackets along with your gear and 2 pax? My thoughts are "where do I put the raft so that I can get it out...
Forum: Propellers 02-17-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,059
Posted By The Wizzard
Great stuff

All good stuff guys! Thanks for taking the time to give me some feedback.
Forum: Propellers 02-15-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,059
Posted By The Wizzard
Ada, OK

Dave, you mention the boys in Ada. What are you referring to?

Dave
Forum: Propellers 02-15-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,059
Posted By The Wizzard
How low can propeller RPM really go?

Here is the case. Whirlwind 200RV prop, IO-375-M1B.

2350 RPM, 70% power 164KIAS @ 3000 msl FF 11.3 GPH

2000RPM, 63% power 160KIAS @ 3000 msl FF 9.2 GPH

The operating limits on prop are...
Forum: Fiberglass 02-04-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,341
Posted By The Wizzard
how did it happen?

How did it happen?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,799
Posted By The Wizzard
Steering linkage

I would love to see somebody come up with a steering linkage that is less sensitive than the JD airparts! There has to be an affordable way to do it. The JD airparts is to sensitive for crosswind...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-23-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,120
Posted By The Wizzard
Heat

Thanks for the answers, Larry had me put a 4 pipe system on my airplane and he works with Rick Robbins who also makes heat muffs. Rick suggested that instead of 2 inch hose I go with 1 1/2 so that I...
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