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Forum: Reviews 11-12-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By Mark33
I just installed this setup on my -8 along with...

I just installed this setup on my -8 along with the roller bearing tailwheel yoke from J.D. Air. The airplane steers like it has power steering (almost too good) and the pneumatic tire really quiets...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-05-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Mark33
Forget the plans rudder stops and just install...

Forget the plans rudder stops and just install the ones FlyBoys sells.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-02-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By Mark33
I知 not sure about using it with the ECI cold air...

I知 not sure about using it with the ECI cold air intake, but the AWI 4 into 1 pipe does work well with the superior cold air intake.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-25-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,442
Posted By Mark33
Hi Cody, I値l send you a PM with my email...

Hi Cody,

I値l send you a PM with my email attached and if you値l send me a return email I値l attach a simple, easy to understand circuit schematic of a DPDT toggle switch. The one I値l send you is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By Mark33
Yes it did. It was a hard pill to swallow, but...

Yes it did. It was a hard pill to swallow, but the time saved in standard build wings and tanks VS. quick build was still worth it it me. I certainly could have just left well enough alone and tried...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,640
Posted By Mark33
Preemptive strike

After hearing so many stories about leaking Q.B. tanks, I decided to do a preemptive strike on my -7 tanks, and I sent them to Paul at Weep No More. He opened up the rear baffles and completely...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-23-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 177
Posted By Mark33
WTB...Andair FS/2020 duplex fuel valve

Hi gang, I知 in the market for an Andair FS 2020 duplex fuel selector valve. I知 about to order this fuel valve directly from Andair but I first wanted to see if someone possibly had one sitting on a...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-23-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,349
Posted By Mark33
I値l PM his contact information to you.

I値l PM his contact information to you.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-23-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,349
Posted By Mark33
I have a friend that has a very nice Christen...

I have a friend that has a very nice Christen Eagle for sale. I can put you in contact with him if you壇 like to get some information on it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,309
Posted By Mark33
Thanks for the update Otis. Hey, if you happen to...

Thanks for the update Otis. Hey, if you happen to need an additional bata tester....you know where to find me. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,309
Posted By Mark33
I値l be your first customer Otis. So, I guess the...

I値l be your first customer Otis. So, I guess the first two obvious questions...when will they be available and how much will they cost?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-17-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By Mark33
Hi Wendell, I値l be back at my hangar in a little...

Hi Wendell,
I値l be back at my hangar in a little over a week and I値l pull the top cowling and get those numbers for you.

Thanks!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-17-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By Mark33
For Sale: Silver Hawk fuel injection, Slick mags, and instrument panel equipment

Ok gang, I値l soon be having some good stuff coming up for sale within the next month or two. I知 planning on changing over to an electronic fuel injection and ignition system so everything...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By Mark33
Garmin 625/650 VS. 175/355/375

Hi guys,

I知 hoping to get a little bit of insight form those of you that痴 had experience using a GTN-625 or 650 and have also had the opportunity to use one of the new GPS-175痴, GNC-355痴, or...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-07-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By Mark33
That痴 the only screw to remove it. You値l...

That痴 the only screw to remove it. You値l probably just have to reach your hand up under the panel so that you can wiggle it a little bit...but it should come right out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,086
Posted By Mark33
Thanks a lot guys!

Thanks a lot guys!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,314
Posted By Mark33
Yes, that痴 exactly what I did. He charged me...

Yes, that痴 exactly what I did. He charged me $100 to do the work.

Regarding how much to shorten the steps, I took the measurement straight down from the center point of where the step enters the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-07-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By Mark33
Joop, I知 going to send a PM to you.

Joop,
I知 going to send a PM to you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,314
Posted By Mark33
I’m purposefully installing them on my -7...

I’m purposefully installing them on my -7 taildragger project for this exact reason. The two modifications that I did was to shorten them by 4” and I’m making them removable. If/when I remove them...
Forum: Propellers 10-07-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By Mark33
I知 also going with the Catto three blade with...

I知 also going with the Catto three blade with NLE on my IO-360/180hp -7 build. I had basically the same prop on my O-320/160hp -4 and I really love it, so I decided to use it in my new -7 build.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-07-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By Mark33
Yes, I commented on this thread. For the reason...

Yes, I commented on this thread. For the reason you池e pointing out I知 installing duel relays running in parallel with each other. Each fuel pump will have it痴 own relay but will also be able to be...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-06-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By Mark33
I知 having a similar problem. If you guys could...

I知 having a similar problem. If you guys could click on this thread and possibly give me some insight on what to check next.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=175496
I listed...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-06-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By Mark33
I wish that I could be more help with giving you...

I wish that I could be more help with giving you tips or helping you confirm proper installation of your wiring, but my setup will be a little bit different from yours. I知 actually incorporating the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-06-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By Mark33
Hi Joop, So what information are you looking...

Hi Joop,

So what information are you looking for? I知 installing the bus manager in my build and for the most part I知 just following the instructions that came with it. There痴 a jumper wire inside...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,086
Posted By Mark33
Update on my high fuel pressure readings

Okay guys, here痴 an update to my high fuel pressure warning problem.

1. I checked the brand of fuel pressure sender that I have and it痴 a VDO.
2. I checked my wiring for any loose wires, but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By Mark33
Hi Brett, I’m sure you’ll get people chiming in...

Hi Brett,

I’m sure you’ll get people chiming in to offer you a tour and ride in their birds. In the meantime, you might want to reach out to members via PM or email that are located in South...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,086
Posted By Mark33
Thanks again gentlemen for the suggestions....

Thanks again gentlemen for the suggestions. Hopefully I値l have a chance to get back out to the airplane next week and further investigate and verify everything.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,086
Posted By Mark33
Thanks guys for the suggestions, I値l investigate...

Thanks guys for the suggestions, I値l investigate further.



Dan, I値l have a chance to pull the cowling next week, so I値l confirm what type it is then.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,086
Posted By Mark33
Help needed diagnosing high fuel pressure readings

Hi gang, I need a little help diagnosing a problem. The fuel pressure readings on my Dynon D-180 started fluctuating all over the place and I知 constantly getting a 塗igh fuel pressure alert. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 23,376
Posted By Mark33
I also had them install in the wheels on my new...

I also had them install in the wheels on my new -7 build, but I知 still in the building process so I haven稚 had a chance to try them out yet. For me, it was a no brainer and I wanted them installed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,080
Posted By Mark33
Thanks a lot Andrew!

Thanks a lot Andrew!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,080
Posted By Mark33
Hey Andrew, So if I have this correct, to get...

Hey Andrew,

So if I have this correct, to get the TT autopilot to communicate with the "experimental" version of the G-5 it'll require:

1. Send the current version of the TT controller head in for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,253
Posted By Mark33
I had a leak on one of my tanks on my first -7...

I had a leak on one of my tanks on my first -7 and I sent it to Paul for a repair. He did a great job and it never leaked again. On my current -7 build I did a preemptive strike on my quick-build...
Forum: RV-10 09-14-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,669
Posted By Mark33
Outstanding!...thanks again Steve.

Outstanding!...thanks again Steve.
Forum: RV-10 09-13-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,669
Posted By Mark33
Thanks for the reply Steve. Is there anything...

Thanks for the reply Steve. Is there anything that you would recommend (antenna wise) to boost the robustness/reliability/redundancy of a stand alone G-5/660 setup?

Thanks again.
Forum: RV-10 09-13-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,669
Posted By Mark33
GDL-82 VS. GPS 20A

Steve,

You mentioned the the GPS 20A as playing an important part in redundancy. Will the WAAS antenna that’s part of the GDL-82 play the same redundancy roll when being installed along with a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,136
Posted By Mark33
Hey Steven, I sent you a P.M. and an email...

Hey Steven,
I sent you a P.M. and an email regarding some good used avionics that I値l be removing from my -8 in the very near future. The two main items will be a Dynon D-180 and a Garmin 250/XL...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-09-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Mark33
If you rebuild it, use the thicker RV-8 skins.

If you rebuild it, use the thicker RV-8 skins.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By Mark33
CFI VS. safety pilot

Just thinking out loud, but since you池e a CFI, does the person you go up with also need to be a CFI?...or could you just fly with someone who has a -7 and they fill the role of a 都afety pilot and...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-29-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,801
Posted By Mark33
Great report

That痴 a really great report Robert!! Hopefully they値l be more and more System 32痴 coming on line in the very near future. Congratulations on a top notch setup.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By Mark33
Yeah, you池e right, most EFI systems have a fully...

Yeah, you池e right, most EFI systems have a fully flowing fuel rail, but I do know that Ross offers an option for a fuel distribution log which then feeds the individual injectors. All of the main...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By Mark33
I hope I知 not drifting too far away from the...

I hope I知 not drifting too far away from the O.P.痴 question, but this topic does beg the question as to how much pressure does it take to actually raise the boiling point enough to 吐ully...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-28-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,619
Posted By Mark33
Congratulations on your project James, I知...

Congratulations on your project James, I知 looking forward to following your progress. And yes, welcome to the bankrupt club! It痴 the only time you can become bankrupt and still have a smile on your...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-27-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By Mark33
Hi Klaus, I知 sorry to hear that you池e having...

Hi Klaus,
I知 sorry to hear that you池e having trouble reaching Ellison. When I was considering the Ellison TB I was also having trouble communicating with them and that was one of the reasons that I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-23-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,692
Posted By Mark33
Why are you second guessing your decision...

Why are you second guessing your decision regarding the GDL-82? Is it maybe because of compatibility issues with other equipment that you have on board? I’m going to be doing a panel upgrade to an -8...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,165
Posted By Mark33
One alternator and two batteries

I’m going with one B&C alternator and a two battery setup in my -7 build. My primary battery that’ll be mounted on the firewall will probably be a 625 and the backup battery will be the vented...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,873
Posted By Mark33
Adding just a small amount of AvGas to MoGas will...

Adding just a small amount of AvGas to MoGas will change the specific-gravity of the mixture which will lower the vapor pressures quite a bit. As an example, a 90/10 (MoGas/AvGas) blend will bring...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-12-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,743
Posted By Mark33
That would be fantastic! Like I壇 previously...

That would be fantastic! Like I壇 previously said, I think it壇 be a good idea to expand that even further to maybe a one week/40 hour workshop where you壇 actually learn something other than filling...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Mark33
Very nice Chuck, and thanks for offering up the...

Very nice Chuck, and thanks for offering up the plans to everyone.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,743
Posted By Mark33
Thanks Ted, but getting an A&P license ready...

Thanks Ted, but getting an A&P license ready isn稚 anything that I have an interest in or want to peruse. Yes, my initial question was regarding obtaining the repairman痴 certificate on an aircraft...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,743
Posted By Mark33
Gentlemen, thank you all for the thoughtful input...

Gentlemen, thank you all for the thoughtful input on the subject. The insight and all of the good points that y’all have highlighted are all very valid indeed.

The main point that I was trying to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,743
Posted By Mark33
I致e actually ran into that exact situation. I...

I致e actually ran into that exact situation. I had built and received the repairman痴 certificate on a -7. I also owned a -4 that I didn稚 build. With both airplanes sitting side-by-side, I could do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,743
Posted By Mark33
Hmmm...interesting. So it may come down to...

Hmmm...interesting. So it may come down to 田onvincing the FAA that you were the 菟rimary builder...or this particular aircraft could remain in 途epairman痴 certificate purgatory for eternity. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,743
Posted By Mark33
Repairman痴 certificate question

I know that only one repairman痴 certificate can be obtained on an EAB aircraft, however, here痴 my question: If an aircraft was built and then sold but the repairman痴 certificate was never applied...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-10-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,083
Posted By Mark33
That痴 great news regarding NAV radio tuning. I知...

That痴 great news regarding NAV radio tuning. I知 assuming that the new MGL N-16 NAV radio will be able to be tuned from the G3x screen?...I think it uses SL30 protocol.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,600
Posted By Mark33
Hey Brice, I sent you a PM and an email.

Hey Brice,
I sent you a PM and an email.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,600
Posted By Mark33
I personally think that the Honeywell switches...

I personally think that the Honeywell switches with the lockout guard is the only way to go. Once it痴 flipped up/on it痴 impossible to inadvertently flip down/off without pulling the lever out to...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-04-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 18,959
Posted By Mark33
Although I agree with what you池e saying, I壇...

Although I agree with what you池e saying, I壇 disagree with the need. As much as I love Van痴 aircraft,....and I know that some people will want to throw rotten eggs at me for saying this, but I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Mark33
Thanks Brian, I値l shoot you over an email.

Thanks Brian, I値l shoot you over an email.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Mark33
That痴 a whole other conversation, but I知...

That痴 a whole other conversation, but I知 currently looking for input/ideas to my question. Thanks!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Mark33
Dynon D-180 upgrade

I知 looking into selling my -4 and buying an -8 to hold me over while I知 building my -7. The -8 I知 looking at is VERY nice, but the panel is a little bit dated. It currently has a D-180 in it along...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By Mark33
WOW...that痴 terrible. Who did the work? I know...

WOW...that痴 terrible. Who did the work? I know Paul at http://www.weepnomorellc.com/ is a small operation. He does excellent work and has outstanding customer service.
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