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Forum: Electrical Systems Yesterday, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By BCP Boys
Buy them from Stein and be done with it. If...

Buy them from Stein and be done with it. If possible, try to get the ones that have slot ends on the screws so you can use a small screw driver to help reach in tight places.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 11-10-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,920
Posted By BCP Boys
For the love God and all that is holy if you...

For the love God and all that is holy if you press the PTT button and forget what you were going to say (it doesn't matter who are saying to, ATC, Tower, CTAF), please let the button go then figure...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-01-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By BCP Boys
Amen to that! I bought a set at OSH, tried it...

Amen to that! I bought a set at OSH, tried it over a period of a month on several different wires, and the internal mechanism that is supposed to pull the wire just did not hold. I literally threw...
Forum: Autopilots 10-31-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,653
Posted By BCP Boys
Technology is awesome!

Anyway you look it, like it or not, old school or new, you have to admit that Technology is changing this industry for the better. Just 10 years ago I can remember barely seeing activity in and...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-28-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,118
Posted By BCP Boys
PM sent for Skyview

PM sent for Skyview
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By BCP Boys
Very emotional

Ron,
I couldn't make it to Rome to watch you all but from the pictures it looks you did an incredible job and Mark would have been more than proud. The trophy is very cool and I'm blown away by how...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,328
Posted By BCP Boys
Happens way more than you may think

This happens all the time. I can list 10 pilots right now flying a $150K to $200K plane without insurance. Particularly with twins. . . Some 20 years ago when I bought a 310 the insurance was...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-10-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,127
Posted By BCP Boys
Update

Just wanted to bring this back to the forefront. I know the weather will be cool and we are hoping that it's VFR enough to draw a crowd. If you are within an hour or Calhoun, Ga. , please consider...
Forum: Southeast 09-25-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By BCP Boys
another option

Sounds like this would be a good time, my boys would love this...thanks for the idea :D . If you don't have any luck finding a ride from Robbins Field, you may want to try Gadsden, Al. Looks like...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-20-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,127
Posted By BCP Boys
2019 Mark Fullerton Memorial Fly In - 10/12/19

We would like to invite friends and fellow aviators to our annual Fly In to celebrate Mark's Life at the Calhoun Airport (KCZL) in Calhoun Ga. We lost Mark last year just after Oshkosh after he...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-08-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,688
Posted By BCP Boys
Was this out of warranty ? What exchange fee are...

Was this out of warranty ? What exchange fee are you referring to?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,937
Posted By BCP Boys
When I was studying this I remember being...

When I was studying this I remember being surprised that LPV was not an PA (Precision Approach) and was considered an APV (Approach with Vertical Guidance). Then I started looking at some ICAO...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-25-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By BCP Boys
If you've checked all your lines and fittings as...

If you've checked all your lines and fittings as recommended by Vic and find nothing, I would look at your engine driven fuel pump. I had similar issues where it was fluctuating in cruise and really...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By BCP Boys
Whirlwind CS Prop PIREP

Several folks have PMed me asking for a PIREP on my Whirlwind Prop. I’m not an expert by no means but will try to provide some feedback relevant to others considering this prop.

First I have to say...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,604
Posted By BCP Boys
Additional takeaway

Maybe an additional takeaway would be to get back to the basics of checklist or sweep before descending down to land. Itís been discussed here many times and Iím guilty of it but trying to improve...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,643
Posted By BCP Boys
Let's not get into whether or not the volunteers...

Let's not get into whether or not the volunteers receive anything in exchange for their time. After all we all know that this doesn't happen without them. I for one am grateful for all that they do...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-04-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,814
Posted By BCP Boys
Very nice! Very nice pictures. What camera do...

Very nice! Very nice pictures. What camera do you use to allow you to fly and take such nice snapshots? Assuming just one handed. I use my iPhone and get lucky once in a while with the perfect...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,265
Posted By BCP Boys
Congrats

Andrew, congratulation to you. Well deserved. You are certainly living the American dream of an entrepreneur. It's great that you are still involved and so dedicated to your customer. Wish you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,958
Posted By BCP Boys
Dan thanks again for putting everyone together. ...

Dan thanks again for putting everyone together. I tried to thank the sponsors when I first got there but I know I didn't catch all of them. Then it was too late because I'm a light weight and after...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,710
Posted By BCP Boys
Very Cool

Looks nice. I'm very interested in learning more about this... mainly how the iPads hold up in extreme heat. I'm sure you have fans behind the panel, blowing on them but I know in the hot summer...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,931
Posted By BCP Boys
What Walt Asked

Thanks for asking this Walt. Curious myself.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-08-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,539
Posted By BCP Boys
Scary

Mark,
I'm so sorry this happened. I've had my prop for a few weeks now and been waiting for the right time to put it on and been following your progress as well. I hate that you are going through...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-08-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 49,447
Posted By BCP Boys
Nice Job

Glad you all are okay and you had a field to land in. Looks like you did a great job and didn't even tear up the vegetation! Great job. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By BCP Boys
I've often wondered why we don't have a mass...

I've often wondered why we don't have a mass arrival :D That way they would just block out 1/2 of Saturday for RVs :eek::D:D:D:D:D
Forum: Propellers 06-23-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,194
Posted By BCP Boys
FYI

Not this prop but I did order an RV200 prop with a fairly custom paint (not to fancy) and it was dead on the date they promised. I find that they also read these forums and I believe they are trying...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-23-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,123
Posted By BCP Boys
Depending on your route, and if you want to fly...

Depending on your route, and if you want to fly East of Chicago then French Lick may be on your way but if decide to go West of Chicago you want want to stop at Dekalb which is just West of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,043
Posted By BCP Boys
Yes

Usually they do it while you wait at the Garmin tent or sometimes they ask that you drop it after and pick it up later in the day, but Yes, they do updates during OSH
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,958
Posted By BCP Boys
Yup, you had an extra good time last year :D.

Yup, you had an extra good time last year :D.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By BCP Boys
I'm not going to comment on how to register it as...

I'm not going to comment on how to register it as "yours" because I want it to be mine :-). Kidding aside, that's a really nice plane. Never even saw it hit the market. Must of been an insider deal...
Forum: Propellers 05-24-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By BCP Boys
Customer service

I've spoke to their Customer service several times before ordering and a few times while I was waiting. I will say that they nailed the delivery date. In my case I'm very pleased and will post a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-21-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By BCP Boys
Thank you

Thanks Mark. This is great help.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-20-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By BCP Boys
Still not sure

I still have some questions about all the parts that I need before I start. I found this AD...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,504
Posted By BCP Boys
I get depressed when I start reading this stuff. ...

I get depressed when I start reading this stuff. If you start thinking about all the "stuff" we buy for our planes it gets a bit depressing. I love my -7 and I keep investing in it. Not because I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-14-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By BCP Boys
Whirlwind Prop Installation Help on RV7

I've purchased a Whirlwind 200RV prop with the Jihostroj Governor - I'm looking for someone that may be able to help with Firewall Forward plans or possibly provide pictures of the firewall forward...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-13-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,402
Posted By BCP Boys
The only place that provided updates was the...

The only place that provided updates was the Yahoo forum but that stopped a couple of years ago. I still have a my EFIS 4th Gen that actually worked really well but I wanted to go IFR and get...
Forum: ADS-B 05-07-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By BCP Boys
Stein

I did the same on the GDL 39, not sure if it has the same connector but I called Stein and he provided me with the correct adapter to convert over to a BNC and then I ran RG400 (a bit expensive but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,274
Posted By BCP Boys
Not that the FAA is looking at this and i'm...

Not that the FAA is looking at this and i'm pretty sure my opinion doesn't matter a bit, but I agree with Walt 100%.

I was in that mess on Sunday because Saturday's weather kept me from getting...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-05-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,467
Posted By BCP Boys
looks beautiful. Great job. I know you said it...

looks beautiful. Great job. I know you said it really wasn't "your idea". You can always follow the Apple strategy... you don't have to come up with the idea, you just have to make that idea...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,839
Posted By BCP Boys
Wow that is a complete list. Just missing the...

Wow that is a complete list. Just missing the 43' Diesel pusher RV :-) -
Seriously though one item that I would have never thought about is what Dan H added, cut some plywood to put under your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,929
Posted By BCP Boys
That looks fantastic Otis. Great work sir.

That looks fantastic Otis. Great work sir.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,399
Posted By BCP Boys
As I was reading this, I literally starting...

As I was reading this, I literally starting cringing and shaking my head. So sorry this happened. Partnerships can ruin friendship for sure if the partner at fault does not completely take FULL...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,658
Posted By BCP Boys
Welcome

Steve,
Welcome to the RV family. Like others, I watched your video when you visited the mothership and saw your RV Grin :D. The difference between a normal smile and an RV Grin is that the RV Grin...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-08-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,882
Posted By BCP Boys
Wow!

I am so jealous. This is definitely a trip that I must do.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,843
Posted By BCP Boys
A little more drift but just confirming that even...

A little more drift but just confirming that even professionals don't know what they are doing... At Sun-N-Fun this year on Sunday, the NOAA WP-3D Storm chaser was holding short of RWY 9 but instead...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By BCP Boys
Thank you

Doug,
I can say that without a doubt, this site was the main reason I decided to get in to the RV world. I think this is true for many people that frequent this site. Not only has a been a wealth...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-30-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,678
Posted By BCP Boys
Most likely they are on their way down to set up...

Most likely they are on their way down to set up for SNF. That a lot of work and I would give them a break:-)
Forum: ADS-B 03-24-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,035
Posted By BCP Boys
Why not just buy from someone that supports this...

Why not just buy from someone that supports this site? You may not get the absolute best price but you will certainly get way better support from folks like SteinAir, Walt, Etc. that are on this...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-14-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,256
Posted By BCP Boys
2 batteries ++

Some already had 2 batteries (like myself) and use Odyssey 680s and also a the IBBS battery and a backup batt for the G5. The IBBS is solely for the G3X system. It's small, compact and designed for...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-12-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,125
Posted By BCP Boys
Congrats

Welcome to a never ending excitement of RV ownership and fellowship. I transitioned from the twin Cessna World 5 years ago and can tell you that not only do I not miss the certified world, but Iím...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-12-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,836
Posted By BCP Boys
Keyed OFF/ON L/R

I've had a keyed switch in the -7 and kept it that way after the panel upgrade. I thought about going to a push button but that would have required 2 more switches for the Mags and possibly another...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-11-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,196
Posted By BCP Boys
Which camera

Brian, which camera are you using that connects to the G3X? I'm assuming you can't record, just view. Looks like it does pretty darn good for night vision.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,848
Posted By BCP Boys
Congrats to the ForeFlight founders

Good for the founders. Unfortunately they wonít have any say so on what happens to that great product and it will die.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,729
Posted By BCP Boys
Nice!

Congrats Ron.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By BCP Boys
Thanks for the input. I've already put both of...

Thanks for the input. I've already put both of my GoPro up for sale and planning on using the Virb with my 245 Audio panel.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By BCP Boys
I have a few GoPros but I think I'm going to get...

I have a few GoPros but I think I'm going to get a Virb since I have a Garmin Audio panel and sell my GoPro.
Forum: Safety 02-23-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,300
Posted By BCP Boys
Mark, I don't know the exact model and I don't...

Mark, I don't know the exact model and I don't think it had BMS. Again, for those reading this post, I'm NOT saying don't buy one brand over another. I'm simply saying that when you put your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By BCP Boys
Cockpit Recording Help

For those that record sound for your videos, can you help explain 2 things :
1- What device do you use to record the sound that you hear in your headset? iPhone, mini recorder, the camera? )
2- For...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,136
Posted By BCP Boys
Dang, someone is grumpy :mad: As we say down...

Dang, someone is grumpy :mad: As we say down here in Coca-Cola country, Have a Coke and Smile :D - I thought I was about to read another enlightening post about the aircraft insurance market and...
Forum: Safety 02-23-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,300
Posted By BCP Boys
Don't put your battery in the cockpit side of Firewall

I've been trying to keep my nose out of this for 3 years now and haven't said much about it, certainly never posted about it. I'm still not going to bad mouth any company or their products. I'm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,277
Posted By BCP Boys
2 batts

When I purchased my RV-7 one of the first things I noticed was that the previous owner did a fantastic job putting in 2 batteries on 2 separate BUS. 2 batteries don't always need to be for IFR. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,502
Posted By BCP Boys
Prayers

Prayers going out to both for their speedy recovery.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
Posted By BCP Boys
Congrats again Vic. Weather was just not great...

Congrats again Vic. Weather was just not great in the morning so we'll have to wait until next time but I have already referred someone that is looking to get in to the RV world and told him to...
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