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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,022
Posted By Ron B.
Welcome aboard , you will love the 14, I...

Welcome aboard , you will love the 14, I certainly do. Hoping my grass strip will harden up in May for a trip to Cornwall ON. in mine.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-03-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By Ron B.
Thanks, I finally found a photo confirming the...

Thanks, I finally found a photo confirming the spade connection.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-02-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By Ron B.
sensor connections

On a Rotax 912 , do we use spade connectors to slip over the end of the CHT/oil sensors ? Do we need to install some kind of protective boot after connection is made ?
Thanks Ron
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By Ron B.
I'm not looking for a start switch, I would like...

I'm not looking for a start switch, I would like just an on -off keyed switch for my master switch.
Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By Ron B.
Thanks, more leads to track down. I might even...

Thanks, more leads to track down. I might even try locally and see what I can find.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By Ron B.
Key Switch

Having trouble finding a simple on-off flat key switch. Purchased what I thought was exactly what I wanted from Digikey but the switch has no detent holding the key in each position. You can blow on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,611
Posted By Ron B.
What about if you had hand drawn sketches of each...

What about if you had hand drawn sketches of each component with all the information and all you had to do was plot it out?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,435
Posted By Ron B.
No difference than scalping tickets. Both our...

No difference than scalping tickets. Both our Governments are just as bad. Nobody cares ,you have a plane and are rich.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By Ron B.
The problem I had with exactly your set up was...

The problem I had with exactly your set up was that the tech. support people I was given to did not have any more experience than me on getting things going. After enough frustration on many calls I...
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By Ron B.
To add a bit , it should have a safety wire on...

To add a bit , it should have a safety wire on the plug.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,161
Posted By Ron B.
Bahhahaha, what is overnight? Nothing faster than...

Bahhahaha, what is overnight? Nothing faster than a week out from Oregon unless I go get it myself.
Forum: Canada 02-27-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,876
Posted By Ron B.
Iím one of those pilots that got stuck in Wawa,...

Iím one of those pilots that got stuck in Wawa, after two day we back tracked to Sault st Marie for better weather and was able to move forward the next day. There isnít much to keep you occupied in...
Forum: RV-10 02-14-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By Ron B.
I do believes a serious buyer can get a demo...

I do believes a serious buyer can get a demo flight from Van's at Sun & Fun. Contact them now and inquire. With that said I expect the flight to be a short one . If you are really serious I would try...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,972
Posted By Ron B.
Where do you guys find tailwinds. Every where I...

Where do you guys find tailwinds. Every where I go I face head winds? Turn around and head back, the wind has changed and yet another head wind.
Forum: Tools 01-26-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,201
Posted By Ron B.
I do borrow and I do lend. When I borrow , it...

I do borrow and I do lend. When I borrow , it burns a hole in me until I return the tool. I cannot see how someone can forget to return , but I have items missing not returned. I try to make a list...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,779
Posted By Ron B.
We are loosing all the good ones, hopefully the...

We are loosing all the good ones, hopefully the kids coming from behind can pick up the pace. Not seeing it yet around here. Stay well Marshall and enjoy your well deserved retirement.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-21-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By Ron B.
ACS P/N 12-03708

ACS P/N 12-03708
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-12-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By Ron B.
Pretty sure mine had three. Had to pick the...

Pretty sure mine had three. Had to pick the normally open terminal.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-07-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,326
Posted By Ron B.
Florescent light will definitely create a loud...

Florescent light will definitely create a loud noise in your system, might not be all but certainly most of your problem.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-06-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,326
Posted By Ron B.
Are you inside with florescent lights on in the...

Are you inside with florescent lights on in the hangar while testing?
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-31-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,611
Posted By Ron B.
I never heard of anyone strapping on a GLOV, must...

I never heard of anyone strapping on a GLOV, must be something new, teenage slang!!!
Congrats on your flight.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-31-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,336
Posted By Ron B.
I inherited a whistle when I installed my gear...

I inherited a whistle when I installed my gear fairings and wheel pants. Notice it more on descent at low power settings.
Forum: Tools 12-30-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By Ron B.
And Pan American Tool has an excellent warranty....

And Pan American Tool has an excellent warranty. My angle drill was about 20 years old and the gear stripped and they repaired it at no cost. I could not believe it. The repair man Phil, I do believe...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-25-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By Ron B.
If it's your first time, I would suggest the...

If it's your first time, I would suggest the week. You probably will not absorb much if you cram it in a few days.
PS you will probably be more confused about what you want after the show as there...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,579
Posted By Ron B.
I always attach to my stock exhaust. You have to...

I always attach to my stock exhaust. You have to reach quite a ways in but doable.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,159
Posted By Ron B.
My situation is nothing like you guys, and I feel...

My situation is nothing like you guys, and I feel lucky to have the situation I have. My wife actually says for me to go out to the hangar, (maybe it's because I'm a grouch in the house). Been...
Forum: RV-10 12-09-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By Ron B.
Cabin side insulation has been discussed on here...

Cabin side insulation has been discussed on here at great length, are you aware of the hazards with doing so? Perhaps a search on these forums would help.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-05-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,466
Posted By Ron B.
Had an experimental SuperCub and sold it last...

Had an experimental SuperCub and sold it last spring to build the Aircam on amph. float. Going to Brunswick , ME. in a few days to pick up my new Clamar floats ( their new manufacturing shop...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By Ron B.
I had to replace both front seals and I had some...

I had to replace both front seals and I had some left over from a previous build. I also had some seal material from a long time back and it had impregnated thread/ canvas in it. It's still in good...
Forum: RV-10 11-14-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,594
Posted By Ron B.
I installed larger tires on my 14A and noticed...

I installed larger tires on my 14A and noticed quite a difference on soft field. The 14 uses 5 inch wheels.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-27-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By Ron B.
Voltage regulator plug

Anyone have trouble getting the black voltage regulator plug to lock into position with the locking tabs on the sides holding. The plug seems secure but not by the plastic tabs on the sides but...
Forum: COMM 10-24-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Ron B.
No , I plan on using two runs of 3 conductor...

No , I plan on using two runs of 3 conductor shielded cable. One for audio and one for mic.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By Ron B.
Not trying to make trouble , I have no knowledge...

Not trying to make trouble , I have no knowledge of both parties, just saying. Some builders (usually first time builders and I do not know the status of yours) , don't know if what they have done...
Forum: COMM 10-24-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Ron B.
shield ground run

I will be installing a PS Engineering 4000 audio panel and have a question about the shielded cable for the headphone jacks. The jacks require 3 conductor shielded cable. I have a tandem aircraft and...
Forum: RV-10 10-21-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,803
Posted By Ron B.
Congrats, your going to love it.

Congrats, your going to love it.
Forum: RV-14 10-18-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,042
Posted By Ron B.
Looks like a 3/8" NPT. If not then it would be a...

Looks like a 3/8" NPT. If not then it would be a 1/2" NPT (National pipe thread) tap.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-15-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,365
Posted By Ron B.
As I was told by ECI group "B" is where the...

As I was told by ECI group "B" is where the problem is and they admit to having a problem. Group "A" is only a buffer. ECI explained it was just the FAA over reacting to the problem with group "B" ....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,981
Posted By Ron B.
I just cannot pass on this one , sorry. But if...

I just cannot pass on this one , sorry. But if that were the case , are you saying the countries that are bring in their products into the USA are too stupid to find the markets the US has supposedly...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-20-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,235
Posted By Ron B.
One of our group A cylinders separated at the...

One of our group A cylinders separated at the threaded joint, just as described with the AD. ECI could not have cared less, basically **** happens. Well you will not see this puppy purchase another,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-16-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,384
Posted By Ron B.
You probably flew your RV before changing the oil...

You probably flew your RV before changing the oil heating things up. I always have difficulty reinstalling the cowl on both the RV's I built if the cowls were hot. But they always slide right in if...
Forum: RV-4 09-16-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,043
Posted By Ron B.
If you wanted to paint an anodized part , how...

If you wanted to paint an anodized part , how would you prep it?
Forum: RV-10 09-16-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,933
Posted By Ron B.
I machined Alum. pipe to fit into the gear leg...

I machined Alum. pipe to fit into the gear leg socket to lower the fuselage height for working purposes. It was well worth the trouble for a short guy like me. I also made a wooden platform with...
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Ron B.
I also covered mine with Fiberfax and S.S. foil....

I also covered mine with Fiberfax and S.S. foil. I did not paint the strips that finish off the edges and I think I used something like ".050 SS strips for that (short memory) . I've got just over...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-03-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,148
Posted By Ron B.
Can we Canadian pilots with ADSB (US) equipment...

Can we Canadian pilots with ADSB (US) equipment installed ,have our units checked if we like, using our HEX code for identification , if we fly in one of your ADSB covered areas?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By Ron B.
Thanks Vic, that is what I was thinking. An...

Thanks Vic, that is what I was thinking. An ordinary on off switch will not work, must be momentary or you would have to switch it on and then off again and who knows what would happen if it was left...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By Ron B.
Frequency flip / flop

I cannot remember what is required for a frequency flip/flop remote switch. I know you need it to go to ground but do I need a (NO) mom on/ off or a will a (NO) normal on off toggle work.
Thanks Ron
Forum: RV-10 08-27-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By Ron B.
Told you I have a bad memory, might only be used...

Told you I have a bad memory, might only be used for the elevators.
Forum: RV-10 08-26-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By Ron B.
There is also the need for a long bucking bar in...

There is also the need for a long bucking bar in the wings. I don't have the plans in front of me and bad memory. Cleaveland PN BBRV10 is one example.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,475
Posted By Ron B.
Mine were that way when I built, but I do not...

Mine were that way when I built, but I do not notice this in flight.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-19-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By Ron B.
I had the same issue , but I have to admit it was...

I had the same issue , but I have to admit it was stupid. I had done some work (sloppy by the sound) and not tightened the screws on the Sub connector and it had fallen off. Felt stupid when I looked...
Forum: Tools 08-14-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,833
Posted By Ron B.
Doug , I'm not smart enough to have the link to a...

Doug , I'm not smart enough to have the link to a post I made a while back, but if you search floor creeper you will see my post where I flipped the frame upside down to raise the bed and I love it....
Forum: RV-14 08-11-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,296
Posted By Ron B.
What do you mean by a squeezer. As in a solid...

What do you mean by a squeezer. As in a solid rivet squeezer?
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By Ron B.
Yes , the Skyview is capable of monitoring fuel...

Yes , the Skyview is capable of monitoring fuel pressure.
Forum: RV-14 08-05-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,232
Posted By Ron B.
What about shipping cost , paint, taxes, tools...

What about shipping cost , paint, taxes, tools (always need new tools) inspection fees? It adds up fast.
Nothing special in mine and I did not go that high on avionics ,(dual Skyview) but I've got...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-26-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,622
Posted By Ron B.
Gone to Oshkosh perhaps ?

Gone to Oshkosh perhaps ?
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-23-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,773
Posted By Ron B.
Agree with the benefits of the 380-150-15 tires....

Agree with the benefits of the 380-150-15 tires. Put mine on last year and when my grass strip is soft I can taxi thru much easier.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,782
Posted By Ron B.
I would be concerned with fire

I would be concerned with fire
Forum: RV-14 07-15-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,771
Posted By Ron B.
Drill / cleco the AXE straight onto your square...

Drill / cleco the AXE straight onto your square tube and you should be fine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,789
Posted By Ron B.
Good to see yet another 14 in the sky. Congrats...

Good to see yet another 14 in the sky. Congrats Bill
Forum: RV-14 06-20-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,317
Posted By Ron B.
Congrats and fly safely

Congrats and fly safely
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-20-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,851
Posted By Ron B.
I already had the upgraded 472 , just needed the...

I already had the upgraded 472 , just needed the updated version. And no I had not contacted them about update, they called me.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-18-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,851
Posted By Ron B.
ADSB call

I was lazy and did not address calling Dynon about the update required for the 472 ADSB. Got a call from Dynon this afternoon asking if I had heard about the required update and that they are sending...
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