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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-12-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,031
Posted By marchudson
Thanks for the kind words

Gil it was edited with Final Cut Pro, but I'm in the process of switching over to Adobe Premier

Andy Don't have any pictures of the mount, sorry. I used the pole mount kit purchased at Best Buy...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-11-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,031
Posted By marchudson
New GoPro Hero 4

Posted a quick (1 min) video of the new Hero 4 mounted on the tail spring. I used the standard handle bar mount. 4K res at 60fps.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiHW1gwS7qQ&feature=youtu.be
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-12-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 23,802
Posted By marchudson
So Sorry

Doug, I'm so sorry for your loss and you will be in my prayers.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 56,750
Posted By marchudson
Wonderful news

Bob

So happy for you. Congrats.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-31-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,703
Posted By marchudson
Dallas

Anyone fom Dallas going to Triple Tree?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-24-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 29,439
Posted By marchudson
Tommy The picture of lake Morraine is absolutely...

Tommy

The picture of lake Morraine is absolutely beautiful. I can only imagine what it looked like in person. Nice shot.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-26-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,896
Posted By marchudson
Great job

Scott

Great job getting the aircraft on the ground with no problems. Being that low on takeoff with an engine problem, I think you made a wise choice. Get it safely on the the ground then do some...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,810
Posted By marchudson
I have to agree with Gil

I ordered my hoses from PHT and was very impressed with the results. I'm sure I could have learned how to make fuel and oil hoses properly however, I wanted the experience of a professional shop...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,875
Posted By marchudson
I agree with you 100% Bob. I used something...

I agree with you 100% Bob. I used something called an anti-vandal switch. Very attractive and functional. I wired a toggle switch in series with the anti-vandal switch and labeled it "Start...
Forum: Reviews 08-24-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,486
Posted By marchudson
Joe Magnum engines built the 360 for my...

Joe

Magnum engines built the 360 for my aircraft. It is a ECI kit that he balanced and assembled. I only have 150 hrs on it but so far, not a single problem. Hope this helps.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-16-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,000
Posted By marchudson
I ran all my wires together. Follow the...

I ran all my wires together. Follow the instruction very carefully about grounding the shield for the strobes. I haven't experienced any noise issues from wiring in the wings yet.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-16-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,000
Posted By marchudson
I did

Mark

I installed the Dynon AP servos. No problems. Make sure you have a way of getting the required wires to that spot before closing the wings. I installed the servos and used the Dynon mount...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,496
Posted By marchudson
Kudos to Dynon

On the last leg going into OSH this year, one of my Skyview screens started developing a problem. Switched everything over to the second screen and completed the flight uneventfully.

Once on the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-19-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,078
Posted By marchudson
Bill I've been flying behind the Skyview for...

Bill

I've been flying behind the Skyview for about a year now. All I can say is that it is an incredible system. Yes they need to get data logging. That was my second request behind weather. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,068
Posted By marchudson
I installed a remote audio input jack. I have...

I installed a remote audio input jack. I have since purchased a headset with Bluetooth and find that the audio quality with the wired connection is much better than with the Bluetooth connection....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 27,716
Posted By marchudson
Can't wait to see you there. :)

Can't wait to see you there. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,201
Posted By marchudson
Marsh Harbour Bahamas

Marsh Harbour Bahamas
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,778
Posted By marchudson
Another option

For my glide slope antenna, I stripped a section of coax and glassed it into the inside bottom of the cowl horizontally. Works great. I've got a quick disconnect for when the bottom cowl comes off.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,107
Posted By marchudson
Bob I'm so glad to hear that you have your...

Bob

I'm so glad to hear that you have your aircraft flying. Huge achievement. Congrats.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-02-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,033
Posted By marchudson
Dan Thanks for the post. Good reminder on what...

Dan
Thanks for the post. Good reminder on what can happen in short order if things aren't done right.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-31-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,448
Posted By marchudson
Jeff Congrats on the first flight. Looks really...

Jeff
Congrats on the first flight. Looks really nice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,764
Posted By marchudson
Thanks for all the compliments guys. Randy, it...

Thanks for all the compliments guys.

Randy, it was painted by Evolution Aerostyling in Midland TX.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,394
Posted By marchudson
Hey Jon Do you have any pictures of the way you...

Hey Jon

Do you have any pictures of the way you installed the angle? I'm about the install a 8432R and am interested in your configuration.

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,764
Posted By marchudson
Out of the paint shop

Finally got my RV-7 out of the paint shop. I'm pleased with the way it turned out. Hope you enjoy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hgyf1_nuhP0

http://marchudson.com/marchudson.com/RV7/IMG_4426.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-15-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,810
Posted By marchudson
Really nice paint scheme. You did a great job,...

Really nice paint scheme. You did a great job, congrats.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-12-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,692
Posted By marchudson
I used the PCU5000 and have been very pleased so...

I used the PCU5000 and have been very pleased so far. Very smooth with no surging. http://www.pcu5000.com/
Forum: ADS-B 05-08-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,323
Posted By marchudson
New ADS-B receiver

A new ADS-B receiver on the market.

http://sagetechcorp.com/clarity
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,305
Posted By marchudson
Wow Chris. Really sharp looking. Congrats.

Wow Chris. Really sharp looking. Congrats.
Forum: Painting your RV 04-27-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,847
Posted By marchudson
Really nice paint job Glen. :)

Really nice paint job Glen. :)
Forum: Texas (South) 04-25-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,598
Posted By marchudson
I'm planning on leaving Sunday morning from KTRL...

I'm planning on leaving Sunday morning from KTRL and heading that way. The daughter and I are going to be there for 3-4 days. I have secured a place to stay but have not planned the fuel stops yet.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-19-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,778
Posted By marchudson
David How adimant are you at putting the iPad...

David

How adimant are you at putting the iPad in the panel?

I carry my iPad with my in the aircraft with the intentions of using it during flight but find that the information on the instrument...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-03-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,929
Posted By marchudson
Great job Paul. Looks great. :D

Great job Paul. Looks great. :D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-25-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 106,349
Posted By marchudson
Me too

Brian

Any chance I could get a copy? Thanks

marchudson@verizon.net
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-08-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,171
Posted By marchudson
Nice job Paul. Looks great.

Nice job Paul. Looks great.
Forum: RV-10 02-17-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 459,383
Posted By marchudson
Congrats

Wow Bob

Really nice job.
Forum: Tools 02-14-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 65,729
Posted By marchudson
Larry You are correct. Using your example, at...

Larry

You are correct. Using your example, at 12" the applied force required is 64lbs. The three inch extension will experience 80 FT-LBS of torque. Your math example assumes a torque wrench that...
Forum: Tools 02-14-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 65,729
Posted By marchudson
The length of the wrench does matter. Have a look...

The length of the wrench does matter.
Have a look at the formula for calculating crows foot extension.

Wrench torque = Torque Spec * (Wrench length / (Wrench length + Crows foot extension...
Forum: Engine Monitors 02-09-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,074
Posted By marchudson
Adjusting settings

Thomas

After you calibrate the fuel senders, you can manually go in and adjust the values. Go back to the fuel calibration screen and have a look. I would be careful about changing these values...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-08-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,840
Posted By marchudson
ECI fins

Same here, no problems
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 18,943
Posted By marchudson
What I use

Personally I use the universal standard of all measurements, the Horse length.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horse_length

Currently my RV-7 goes 151,840 horse lengths / hour or 2531 horse lengths /...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 237,388
Posted By marchudson
Wow, what a great group of people

I'm humbled to be a part of such a talented a diverse group of professionals.

Spent 22 years in the Navy. Smokey I hate to disagree with you about flying the "coolest airplane on the planet" :D ...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-05-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 25,050
Posted By marchudson
Bob I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers go...

Bob

I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to you.
Forum: Propellers 01-04-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 20,104
Posted By marchudson
Mark Climb performance and in flight speed...

Mark

Climb performance and in flight speed brakes. At least these are the two reasons that I went with the CS prop. Others might have different reasons.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,828
Posted By marchudson
Bill Welcome to the forums. Not saying that the...

Bill

Welcome to the forums.

Not saying that the engraving method is wrong or right but that it is a lot of extra work when a sharpie works just fine. I used a black sharpie and the ID was readable...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 20,483
Posted By marchudson
Congrats Paul and Louise. Awesome job on the...

Congrats Paul and Louise. Awesome job on the RV-3.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-19-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,878
Posted By marchudson
Thanks

Buggsy2

Thanks for the correction.

The Dynon transponder features TIS traffic and ADS-B OUT.

Hadn't had my cup of coffee yet this morning ;)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-19-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,878
Posted By marchudson
ADS-B

Walt

I don't have ADS-B installed yet but plan on it early this summer. On the Dynon forums, the company indicates that there next major update will be able to display weather from "several" ADS-B...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-30-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,863
Posted By marchudson
John

Im going to second the Marsh Harbour recommendation. We flew the RV7 from Texas there this past Aug. Took the ferry out to Guana Cay where we rented a house and boat. Spectacular beaches and...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-05-2011, 04:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,199
Posted By marchudson
Upgrade to glass

Marvin

I've only got 80 hours on the RV-7 I just finished but can say that I've been very impressed with the Skyview system from Dynon. I haven't had a situation yet where I couldn't read the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,638
Posted By marchudson
In the news yesterday

Saw this on the news channel yesterday and was wondering if anyone has any info? I'm glad to hear that no one was injured. My heart goes out to the owner of this nice looking...
Forum: Virtual Hangar 08-06-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 106,070
Posted By marchudson
Great job Brian. It looks exceptional.

Great job Brian. It looks exceptional.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-20-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 48,535
Posted By marchudson
Verify

Paul

One thing I would tell the guy/gal is to verify what you are changing with the knob BEFORE turning it. My personal preference is to never leave the menu for a knob left on BARO.

For instance,...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-11-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,491
Posted By marchudson
This is what I did. Not necessarily right :) ...

This is what I did. Not necessarily right :) Lightspeed on one side with a mag on the other.

Reasoning: Wanted to have the advantage of an electronic ignition system for timing advancement under...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 505,991
Posted By marchudson
The sun had just come up before going flying the...

The sun had just come up before going flying the other day so I decided to take a couple of pictures.

http://marchudson.com/marchudson.com/RV7/IMG_8610.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,499
Posted By marchudson
Thanks everyone, it feels really good

Thanks everyone, it feels really good
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,499
Posted By marchudson
First flight N127MH

Well the winds and weather finally cooperated yesterday for me to take it up for the first flight :o Family and friends were there to make the occasion very special for all involved. Engine temps...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-31-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 1,080,581
Posted By marchudson
One step closer

Mel Asberry came out to KTRL to perform the DAR inspection on my airplane. It was nice have someone so knowledgeable on the RV doing this. If you are getting close to this stage, I highly recommend...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2011, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,949
Posted By marchudson
jayhawk When I started working on getting off...

jayhawk

When I started working on getting off the haze, I found that the rag I was using caused very fine scratches. Since then, I purchased 100% cotton T-shirts and use only them for cleaning the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-11-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,486
Posted By marchudson
Brian Congrats on the engine start. Hope to see...

Brian

Congrats on the engine start. Hope to see you in the air soon.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-11-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,060
Posted By marchudson
Did you reinforce your wingtips?

Was wondering if guys are using the wooded dowel pins glassed over to reinforce the middle section of their wing tips? or maybe some other method.
This is suggested by one builder in the "builder...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-10-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,838
Views: 1,080,581
Posted By marchudson
First Engine Start

Finally came to the point in the build where it was time to start the engine. Very exciting.

One thing that I learned that others might find useful. Disconnected a fuel line on the engine side of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,197
Posted By marchudson
Bill Not saying that what I did was right but...

Bill

Not saying that what I did was right but here it goes. I live in Texas and my shop is insulated so I wasn't too concerned about corrosion. Before mounting the prop, I lubed the "O" ring with...
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