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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-09-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By kenmorris
Try one of these: Power Schottky Rectifier:...

Try one of these:

Power Schottky Rectifier:
MFG: IXYS
Part: DSS 2x121-0045B

Should give you back .7-.9 volts

Just replace your diode pack with above.
Forum: Safety 03-22-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,611
Posted By kenmorris
safety trim for sale

I have a new Safety Trim model: ST-2-12V-2SP with Airspeed switch for sale for $250.00
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-05-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,685
Posted By kenmorris
FS-14

Do you want to sell the FS-14?
Forum: GPS 10-23-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,040
Posted By kenmorris
Are these updates for the GNS480 as well?

Are these updates for the GNS480 as well?
Forum: RV-10 06-01-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 832
Posted By kenmorris
engine control cables

Anybody know how long the throttle, mixture and prop cables need to be for an RV10 with quadrant and Barrett IO-540 forward facing cold air sump?
Forum: RV-10 04-11-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,761
Posted By kenmorris
tunnel heat

Has the tunnel heat problems been resolved?
Forum: RV-10 01-28-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,698
Posted By kenmorris
here is the size: MS28775-326 or AN6227-29 ...

here is the size:

MS28775-326 or AN6227-29 these are not viton

ID = 1 5/8"
OD = 2"
width = 3/16"
Forum: RV-10 01-28-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,698
Posted By kenmorris
viton o-rings

Does anyone know the size and a source for Viton o-rings for the brake calipers on a RV10?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,147
Posted By kenmorris
How about a front panel switch that kills the...

How about a front panel switch that kills the rear flap switch power?
Forum: RV-10 11-02-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,149
Posted By kenmorris
Thanks Russ

Thanks Russ
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,149
Posted By kenmorris
RV-10 Cowl attachment

How durable is using the hinge method of attaching the cowl? I used #10 counter sunk screws on my 7A and never had a problem. The reason I am asking is, the hinges are already installed on the RV10.
Forum: RV-10 10-06-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,092
Posted By kenmorris
Propeller Governor

Any suggestions for a Propeller Governor, RV10 IO-450?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,247
Posted By kenmorris
Try spraying on a garbage bag or black sheet...

Try spraying on a garbage bag or black sheet plastic (1mil, etc). When the paint dries, peel it off and then measure.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,940
Posted By kenmorris
Brakes have been discussed a...

Brakes have been discussed a lot.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=9267
Forum: Texas (North) 08-24-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,451
Posted By kenmorris
Aerocountry East is a new addition to Aerocountry...

Aerocountry East is a new addition to Aerocountry Airport (T31) in McKinney, TX. All new hangars and hangar/comdos. T31 is in civilization.

http://www.aerocountryeast.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,063
Posted By kenmorris
Dan, check this...

Dan, check this out.

http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ato/service_units/operations/qicp/
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-13-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,274
Posted By kenmorris
Mid Continent Instruments make high quality...

Mid Continent Instruments make high quality stuff.

http://midcontinentinstruments.com/index.php/products_services/catalogs/
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-29-2009, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,778
Posted By kenmorris
you have it right. CD will pop at lower rated...

you have it right.

CD will pop at lower rated amps when they are operating at temps in excess of 25C/77F. In a hot climate your CD with a Plane Power over voltage circut (crowbar) may pop. On 100F...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,311
Posted By kenmorris
((temp - dew point) / 4) * 1000 = ceiling 90F -...

((temp - dew point) / 4) * 1000 = ceiling

90F - 60F = 30F
30F / 4 = 7.5
7.5 * 1000 = 7,500 feet agl

Hope this helps
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-11-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,837
Posted By kenmorris
Mid-Continent Instruments carries high quality...

Mid-Continent Instruments carries high quality 2.25" gyros, altimeters, CDI and airspeed indicators.

http://midcontinentinstruments.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,164
Posted By kenmorris
Lets back of the envelop the difference

Theory is great, ask for a quote. If the foreign company is gone then it is gone.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,164
Posted By kenmorris
How about keeping the money in the USA. ...

How about keeping the money in the USA.

http://www.rvbuildersassistance.com
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-20-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,933
Posted By kenmorris
Use a few spots of 3M trim cement to glue the...

Use a few spots of 3M trim cement to glue the rubber on the AL fairing prior to installation.
Forum: Safety 11-21-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 47,773
Posted By kenmorris
If the servo fails and the servo shaft is broken...

If the servo fails and the servo shaft is broken would the same situation exist? That is, even safety wired, wouldn't the control arm still be free?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,506
Posted By kenmorris
Ticket still available

Thanks so much for the offer, Charlie, but I guess my wife has decided not to go at all if the weather conditions aren't okay to fly with me. The Southwest
flights from DAL to ELP are about $175...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2008, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,506
Posted By kenmorris
SWA voucher

Hi Charlie -

That is nice of you to offer your voucher to fellow RV-ers.

My wife and I planned on flying in our RV-7A to LOE this weekend, but are having reservations about flying together. She...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,058
Posted By kenmorris
This is the Tom Moore from McKinney, TX. ...

This is the Tom Moore from McKinney, TX. Superior O-360.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,118
Posted By kenmorris
I did this very thing. I built my RV7A then got...

I did this very thing. I built my RV7A then got my PPL. I would recommend you finish your PPL then build. This is just a question of time managment. I do not feel you can work, build and learn to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By kenmorris
Remove everything you can. If you are concurred...

Remove everything you can. If you are concurred about the lock nuts, buy new ones. They are cheap. The best paint jobs I have seen are the ones that do not have any over spray. Remember 100LL is...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-11-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 1,080,958
Posted By kenmorris
Donehttp://mail.morris-systems.com/icons/rv7a/57.j...

Donehttp://mail.morris-systems.com/icons/rv7a/57.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,846
Posted By kenmorris
That's the one.

That's the one.
Forum: Interiors 05-30-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,560
Posted By kenmorris
You can always wipe off the paint with laq...

You can always wipe off the paint with laq thinner if you screw-up. Just have a roll of paper towels near by. Cheap insurance.
Forum: Interiors 05-30-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,560
Posted By kenmorris
I painted my plane with a HF 43430. To get a...

I painted my plane with a HF 43430. To get a good flow with the clear coat, I added a small amount of reducer. You can also change tips. The tip that comes with the HF 43430 is a little fine for...
Forum: Painting your RV 05-27-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,554
Posted By kenmorris
Triumph1974, Painting the wings is not a...

Triumph1974,

Painting the wings is not a problem. The only down-side to painting your plane in parts is color match and scratches. The color match is due to not mixing the paint the same each...
Forum: Painting your RV 05-13-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,554
Posted By kenmorris
Guy, Wish I would have painted mine during the...

Guy,

Wish I would have painted mine during the building process - it's a lot like building an automobile - after welding the steel they paint and then assemble. The RV kits have progressed to a...
Forum: Painting your RV 05-13-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,554
Posted By kenmorris
Gil, Dupont AF700 paint is sold by...

Gil,

Dupont AF700 paint is sold by auto/industrial suppliers. To find a supplier near you go to the Dupont Web site.

http://pc.dupont.com/Phantom/content/aviation-main.html

The plastic parts...
Forum: Painting your RV 05-12-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,554
Posted By kenmorris
You can paint your plane

After 300 hours, it is time. I am in the middle of painting my RV7A. I built a paint booth in my hangar and I am using DuPont AF700 series basecoat/clearcoat aviation paint. One nice thing about...
Forum: Texas (North) 04-30-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,712
Posted By kenmorris
Hangar is full.

Hangar is full.
Forum: Texas (North) 04-04-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,712
Posted By kenmorris
Hangar space avail at KTKI (McKinney, TX)

Room for 3 RVs at McKinney Airport KTKI. New hangar. $350.00/month.

Spring sale, priced reduced, Now: $280.00 / month

Cell: 214-912-5899
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,749
Posted By kenmorris
This reminds me of the Civil Aeronautics Board...

This reminds me of the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). Those in favor of regulations or profit from love the FAA telling people how much work they are permitted to do. The CAD was abolished in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,307
Posted By kenmorris
Why is KRHV a bad choice?

Why is KRHV a bad choice?
Forum: COMM 02-25-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 35,930
Posted By kenmorris
Sorry SCARD Hows the 9 flyin? There are a...

Sorry SCARD

Hows the 9 flyin?

There are a number of places in Austin. Here is an internet place.

http://www.electrodestore.com/SpecialPurpose/SP.lasso?ran=2CA41DE&S=14&T=54

Ken
Forum: COMM 02-25-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 35,930
Posted By kenmorris
http://www.westone.com/ear/450/ER3-14A_Foam_Eartip...

http://www.westone.com/ear/450/ER3-14A_Foam_Eartips_50pk.html


ER3-14

These things are cheap. Just buy some.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-30-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,602
Posted By kenmorris
Check your GPS settings. My GNS480 manages the...

Check your GPS settings. My GNS480 manages the transponder.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-18-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,905
Posted By kenmorris
zilik Are you talking about threading the leg...

zilik

Are you talking about threading the leg or just drilling for the cotter pin?
Forum: Painting your RV 12-03-2007, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,274
Posted By kenmorris
http://www.performancecoatings.dupont.com/bowstree...

http://www.performancecoatings.dupont.com/bowstreet5/webengine/dpc/common/Controller/Action!_pageDispatcher/InnerModel!dpc/modules/Login/OuterModel!dpc/common/Controller/InnerAction!aviationVisitorAct...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-28-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,607
Posted By kenmorris
POST REPLY

POST REPLY
Forum: Texas (North) 11-14-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By kenmorris
62' X 65' There will be 2 mooneys and a RV7A. ...

62' X 65' There will be 2 mooneys and a RV7A. Have room for an RV10/7/6/8/9/4/3/X
Forum: Texas (North) 11-14-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By kenmorris
Hangar available

I will have a hangar spot open in Jan 08. It is located at KTKI - McKinney, TX. This is a new hangar located on the south side of the airport. Asking $350.00 per month.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,317
Posted By kenmorris
MPH / 1.15 = KNOTS

MPH / 1.15 = KNOTS
Forum: Texas (North) 09-21-2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By kenmorris
Collin County KTKI

Collin County

KTKI
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,673
Posted By kenmorris
Tom Moore of McKinney TX - N621TM He is running...

Tom Moore of McKinney TX - N621TM
He is running a O-360 superior
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 19,480
Posted By kenmorris
You are looking for Aeroshell fluid 31

You are looking for Aeroshell fluid 31
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-24-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,250
Posted By kenmorris
33.5 inches for RV7A brake line (for gear leg). ...

33.5 inches for RV7A brake line (for gear leg). Measured fitting to fitting end.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-02-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,674
Posted By kenmorris
33 1/2 " long. This is for a RV7/A

33 1/2 " long. This is for a RV7/A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,172
Posted By kenmorris
I received my PSEL in my RV7/A. I had two great...

I received my PSEL in my RV7/A. I had two great instructors. There is nothing special about flying an RV. You learn to fly what ever you fly in. My instructions to them were - DO NOT LET ME...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-22-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,833
Posted By kenmorris
Breaking Tire bead

Any ideas on how to break the tire bead when changing tires?

Thanks,

Ken
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-25-2006, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,845
Posted By kenmorris
I have found cracks in my left rudder skin. The...

I have found cracks in my left rudder skin. The cracks are located on the stiffeners 2nd and 3rd from the bottom. First forward rivets.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-15-2006, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,479
Posted By kenmorris
Just replace your brake fluid with Aeroshell...

Just replace your brake fluid with Aeroshell Fluid 31.
You get all the benefits and you do not have to change
the parts.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2006, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,331
Posted By kenmorris
The color on the rivet head is AL oxide. Clean...

The color on the rivet head is AL oxide. Clean your tools with AL polish before you rivet and you will not get the black color.

KM
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-03-2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 1,045,798
Posted By kenmorris
http://www.morris-systems.com/icons/panel.jpg

http://www.morris-systems.com/icons/panel.jpg
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