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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-13-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By Plummit
Email sent

Email sent on the 660.

-Marc
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-12-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By Plummit
They MUST be hydro tested in order to be filled -...

They MUST be hydro tested in order to be filled - even the first time. MH explained to me that the first hydro date is when the clock starts ticking, so if you are building a kit don't install a...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-10-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By Plummit
And the time starts at the first hydro...

And the time starts at the first hydro cert.

-Marc
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-08-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Plummit
Thanks Levi, I'll check it out. I have 718.19...

Thanks Levi, I'll check it out. I have 718.19 software and I connected my GDL88 into the GDL 69 as shown in the installation manual (Hotel version).

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
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Views: 1,092
Posted By Plummit
If you need any tools or a ride somewhere let me...

If you need any tools or a ride somewhere let me know. I'm based at LGB so pretty close.

-Marc
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-07-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Plummit
G-900X and AADSB Weather

So I upgraded my panel to ADSB using the GDL-88 for out and in. Is it possible to switch back and forth between ADSB and Serius XM weather?

-Marc
Forum: California 09-26-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,325
Posted By Plummit
I won't take my RV there..... -Marc

I won't take my RV there.....

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,198
Posted By Plummit
10.3 Self-Announce Position and/or Intentions. “...

10.3
Self-Announce Position and/or Intentions.
“ Self-announce” is a procedure whereby
pilots broadcast their aircraft call sign,
position, altitude, and intended flight activity or
ground...
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By Plummit
Mine were just left open Larry. I also have an...

Mine were just left open Larry. I also have an AOA that has a hole in the top of the wing. No big deal, but if you really didn't want the holes now is the time to fill them.

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 09-19-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By Plummit
I doubt that installing the .18 revision will...

I doubt that installing the .18 revision will help. Since I posted I've come to the conclusion that I may have to enter a value on the fuel calibration page for the K factor of the Red Cube. The...
Forum: Tools 09-19-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By Plummit
No band saw but

I've got a Craftsman table saw you can have for free! The shipping might be prohibitive......

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 09-15-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,835
Posted By Plummit
As does the Call Air! -Marc

As does the Call Air!

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 09-15-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 407
Posted By Plummit
G-900X and Red Cube

I have a G-900X that I just updated to Software 718.19 and I had to re-load the aircraft calibrations. Now my fuel flow is off (reads too low). The G3Xpert advised me to load the FT60 transducer...
Forum: Reviews 09-03-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,910
Posted By Plummit
Mobile Hotspot

So do these Hotspots use data while sitting idle? IOW, can you leave one turned "On" all the time waiting for a signal to activate a smart switch?

-Marc
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-03-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,545
Posted By Plummit
Really? I just installed the GDL-88 UAT ADSB...

Really? I just installed the GDL-88 UAT ADSB device from Garmin and my plane showed up on Flight aware squawking 1200 and not talking to anyone!

-Marc
Forum: ADS-B 09-01-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By Plummit
Garmin 718.19 with GDL88 and FS-210

Update: Well I loaded the 718.19 software but Garmin only provided me with the installation manual for 718.17. There seems to be some minor differences in what some operations show. I had a heck...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-01-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,370
Posted By Plummit
I'm in the camp that your mixture is already too...

I'm in the camp that your mixture is already too lean. Fatten it up (enrichen) and make sure you get an increase in RPM as you move the mixture to idle from full rich.

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 09-01-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,270
Posted By Plummit
that's great, I wish I had it to build my own,but...

that's great, I wish I had it to build my own,but I'll follow along on your build.

regards
-Marc
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-30-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 778
Posted By Plummit
What's going on at Barrett?

I needed a new intake tube for my Barrett IO-540 so I called 2 weeks ago and spoke with Allen. He said he was going to ship me one. When it didn't arrive I called and spoke with Rhonda on Monday...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-25-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By Plummit
G-900X trims not shown

Got the issues figured out today.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,782
Posted By Plummit
Pedal extensions

Steve I sent you a pm.

-Marc
Forum: Tools 08-13-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,160
Posted By Plummit
I have a similar compressor made by a different...

I have a similar compressor made by a different company and I found that they do indeed run out of air with die grinders and the like. For all other uses it's fine for me. If you want to add to the...
Forum: Safety 08-12-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By Plummit
Interesting product, but my concern would be how...

Interesting product, but my concern would be how does it work in a wind-blown fire, such as an aircraft in flight or even a burning aircraft on the ground when the wind is blowing. All of the videos...
Forum: RV-10 08-10-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By Plummit
Pardon me for being obtuse, but how did you...

Pardon me for being obtuse, but how did you "modify" the nut?

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 08-10-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By Plummit
Did you have to redrill the nose gear for the new...

Did you have to redrill the nose gear for the new tightened position?

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By Plummit
Very nice job on the lines, but how to you get...

Very nice job on the lines, but how to you get the scat tubing for rear-seat heat past the fuel selector?

-Marc
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-08-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 42,284
Posted By Plummit
Yeah but when was the last time you saw an...

Yeah but when was the last time you saw an aircraft jack with castering wheels....

-Marc
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-08-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,695
Posted By Plummit
I ordered a kit for my IO540 as I always...

I ordered a kit for my IO540 as I always suspected an intake leak on my engine. I had already replaced all of the flat gaskets, but the idle was still not as steady as it should be. While doing the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-08-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By Plummit
No, not in my opinion. Look at it this way; They...

No, not in my opinion. Look at it this way; They hired a company to collect a landing fee to keep people from landing there. They shortened the runway to keep jets (read $$$) out. As property in...
Forum: ADS-B 08-05-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,841
Posted By Plummit
That's just plain mean! ;-) -Marc

That's just plain mean! ;-)

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 08-05-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By Plummit
Thanks Carl. The plans show UMHW (PE) torque...

Thanks Carl. The plans show UMHW (PE) torque tube bushings which is why I asked. White grease is usually lithium, and I'm sure I have some in the hangar.

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 08-05-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By Plummit
Lube?

Is lube necessary for the flap torque tube bushings. If so, what to use?

thanks
-Marc
Forum: ADS-B 08-04-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,841
Posted By Plummit
If they filed BK then they are protected against...

If they filed BK then they are protected against legal action. Your only option is to file a claim with the court so if there are any funds to distribute, you will be in line (probably a long line)...
Forum: RV-12 07-29-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,485
Posted By Plummit
Yes, I ordered it earlier today from Amazon. ...

Yes, I ordered it earlier today from Amazon. We'll see what they send. Interestingly I went to Autozone and they had Loctite 592 which is a high temp (400 degrees) thread sealant. I almost bought...
Forum: RV-12 07-29-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,485
Posted By Plummit
I've been trying to find the Loctite 567 with no...

I've been trying to find the Loctite 567 with no joy. It's on the NAPA website but they (the company) are completely out.

-Marc
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-22-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By Plummit
Montrose?

As in Montrose, California?

-Marc
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-14-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,635
Posted By Plummit
I can tell you that at least on the IO-540, it...

I can tell you that at least on the IO-540, it can be interesting to change the pump. You have to hold the pushrod up then install the pump before it drops too low. Took us a while but we also had...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,064
Posted By Plummit
Can you imagine the confusion someone might have...

Can you imagine the confusion someone might have 10 or 20 years from now finding Allan's bead breaker in a tool box and trying to figure out what it is? :D

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By Plummit
Do you have a part number for airstop tubes with...

Do you have a part number for airstop tubes with 90 degree stems?

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 877
Posted By Plummit
Like anything else, the faster you go the more...

Like anything else, the faster you go the more rough the chop. The -10 does an OK job of maintaining the heading, but in the end, if it seems too rough, slowing down helps a bunch.

-Marc
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-06-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,695
Posted By Plummit
Great! I'm looking forward to ruling out one...

Great! I'm looking forward to ruling out one more potential area for intake leaks.

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 07-01-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Plummit
Am I reading this right? The price doubles for a...

Am I reading this right? The price doubles for a Mich tube with 90 degree valve stem?

-Marc
Forum: Safety 06-24-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,414
Posted By Plummit
I looked at Brian's tank today and I agree, there...

I looked at Brian's tank today and I agree, there is no coating on the inside save for the pro seal on the seams and rivets. The flecks seem to be loose and I too think he can flush the tanks and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,570
Posted By Plummit
New straps are only $5.00 from Airgizmos. At 6...

New straps are only $5.00 from Airgizmos. At 6 years old that is less than $1.00/year.... Compared to the cost of repair from a gust, that seems like a pretty good deal! ;-)

-Marc
Forum: California 06-19-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Plummit
What with the landing fee at SMO you ae probably...

What with the landing fee at SMO you ae probably better off going to Hawthorne.

-Marc
Forum: Tools 06-14-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,578
Posted By Plummit
Allan will have the Anti-Splat version out next...

Allan will have the Anti-Splat version out next week, Stay tuned! :D

-Marc
Forum: ADS-B 06-13-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By Plummit
Thanks Jessie and Joe. Looks like I have it...

Thanks Jessie and Joe. Looks like I have it worked out and will do the upgrade in August. I currently have software 715.15 and I know I will need 715.18 but I'm gong to try to upgrade to .19. All...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2018, 04:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,173
Posted By Plummit
Just removing the door may not work. I'm pretty...

Just removing the door may not work. I'm pretty sure that part of what makes a cowl flap work is the flap only allowing exit air, which you won't have with just a hole. But by all means try it and...
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,273
Posted By Plummit
Air does indeed come IN the baggage bulkhead from...

Air does indeed come IN the baggage bulkhead from the tail. I can verify (or rather my wife can) that air comes IN around poor fitting door seals.

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,273
Posted By Plummit
Sounds like something DR has personal experience...

Sounds like something DR has personal experience with....:D

-Marc
Forum: ADS-B 06-12-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,090
Posted By Plummit
GDL 88

Has anyone installed a GDL 88 with the G-900X flight deck? I'm looking to do this in the coming months. I'll also install the Flightstream 210 at the same time.

-Marc
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-11-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By Plummit
Ross Aviation in Long Beach (KLGB) is pretty...

Ross Aviation in Long Beach (KLGB) is pretty good. And if you do come into LGB, I'll trade you a ride in my -10 for a ride in your -14.... ;-)

-Marc
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-10-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,378
Posted By Plummit
Actually I was thinking of my own...

Actually I was thinking of my own higher-than-I'd-like oil temps. If it's a warm day my oil temp is high enough that I might try a smooth tube first. I realize it has to allow for movement of the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-10-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,378
Posted By Plummit
On another note...

Is it possible that using the scat corrugated tube is slowing the air down and providing less cooling due to turbulence of the air flow? I wonder if making a smooth tube might help with cooling the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,687
Posted By Plummit
Sounds like Goat-Ropin' music is going to be the...

Sounds like Goat-Ropin' music is going to be the flavor of the concert...:eek:


-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,126
Posted By Plummit
Yes you can legally avoid the sales/use tax with...

Yes you can legally avoid the sales/use tax with some work. There are services that advertise to help you do just that.

It may be a little more difficult to avoid the unsecured property tax as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,126
Posted By Plummit
In CA it is 12 months. That's a long time. ...

In CA it is 12 months. That's a long time. There are ways around the tax that involve flying to other states for a period of time but it's complicated and expensive.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,639
Posted By Plummit
Yeah I prolly won't be buying Lightspeed...

Yeah I prolly won't be buying Lightspeed again.

~Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,639
Posted By Plummit
I just called and they told me $100. They wanted...

I just called and they told me $100. They wanted my CC before I sent them in so I paid upfront.

~Marc
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-25-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,738
Posted By Plummit
Use the Rapco tool to push the old rivets out. ...

Use the Rapco tool to push the old rivets out. If you drill the rivets, the holes in the backing plate will eventually elongate and you will need to replace the plates.

~Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,839
Posted By Plummit
Or stay on the ground when the birds are...

Or stay on the ground when the birds are flying.... ;-)

~Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By Plummit
You are going to be able to make more power down...

You are going to be able to make more power down low in the thicker air. What's your ground speed doing?

-Marc
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