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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-23-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Walt
FS: Garmin GTX345 w/GPS, NEW

Ordered for a customer who is currently having health issues and cancelled his install.
Brand new in box GTX345 with built in GPS. $4950 free shipping.
Harness extra, built in encoder availalbe but...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-23-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Walt
FS: Garmin GTX327 with Tray

Still have one of these availalbe, bench checked and working good, can provide yellow tag if needed. $400 plus shipping.
Please EMAIL if...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-23-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Walt
FS: Lasar ignition system, transponders

Complete system removed (swapped for PMAGS). Working good when the aircraft flew in. Complete package $1500 plus shipping.
Please EMAIL if...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-23-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,726
Posted By Walt
Just to set the record straight when adding a...

Just to set the record straight when adding a second display to a G3X system the 10" display sells for $3895 and a 7" for $2995, nothing else required except some wiring and cutting the hole, so not...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-22-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,726
Posted By Walt
Oops, I have so many panel pics I mispoke, that...

Oops, I have so many panel pics I mispoke, that was a shot with the Aera 660 which I have since removed and installed a 10.5 Ipad which also works great on the standard ram mount.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-22-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By Walt
No 'gouge' intended, just letting folks know that...

No 'gouge' intended, just letting folks know that you don't need the full package update for the GTN to be legal for IFR, if you have a glass panel that extra 'stuff' (terrain, obstacles etc) is also...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-22-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,726
Posted By Walt
I continue to love this setup: Mfd normally has...

I continue to love this setup:
Mfd normally has the map up, it can also display IFR plates if the Ipad dies (which it never has yet) along with a host of other screens like weather, charts, nearest...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-21-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By Walt
FYI, I keep only the NAV database updated in my...

FYI, I keep only the NAV database updated in my GTN which gives me everything I need for legal IFR, the other "stuff" is contained in my G3X system.
Cost for the GTN Nav data only is $299 year.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-21-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Walt
I think most folks leave the idler gear in place,...

I think most folks leave the idler gear in place, some day you may want/need to install that mag. Weight savings would be pretty minimal.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-18-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Walt
I have a new Dynon pitot mast, $85 free...

I have a new Dynon pitot mast, $85 free shipping.
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/inpages/dynon10-06246.php?clickkey=7402
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-17-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By Walt
Maybe I'm just lucky, 14 years later and my...

Maybe I'm just lucky, 14 years later and my genuine Van's motor is still working fine :eek:
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-17-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 505
Posted By Walt
FS: Garmin GTX345/660 bundle

no longer availalbe
Forum: Propellers 09-17-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By Walt
Send me an email.

Send me an email.
Forum: Safety 09-16-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,580
Posted By Walt
Personally I'm a control freak and want to be...

Personally I'm a control freak and want to be able to turn things on/off when I want to. Lots of things these days lack on/off switches, EFIS/GTN etc., and I want to be able to control power to these...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-15-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,983
Posted By Walt
So just for ref how do you know when the final...

So just for ref how do you know when the final VNAV leg is captured?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-12-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By Walt
370's and 305 sold pending payment.

370's and 305 sold pending payment.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-12-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By Walt
Sold pending payment.

Sold pending payment.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-11-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By Walt
FS: 2 ea: GDU370's and GMC305

2 ea: GDU370's and GMC305
Removed for upgrade to touches and 307.
Installed new in 2015, approx. 100hrs on them.
370's: $950 each or $1800 for the pair.
305: $450
Please EMAIL if...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-11-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By Walt
The SL60 is the same size as the SL70, it's an...

The SL60 is the same size as the SL70, it's an approved TSO-C129 GPS which can be used for enroute and terminal operation.

Don't know about database upgrades, it should be able to feed the Dynon but...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-10-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 843
Posted By Walt
FS: Appollo SL60 GPS/Com, Garmin GTX327

Both units include racks and connectors.
Removed in working condition for panel upgrade.
PM3000 - $$150, SL60 - $695, GTX327 - $475
Shipping included.
Email if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Walt
Looks like most of those contacts are 10 or more...

Looks like most of those contacts are 10 or more years old, likely many situations have changed, time for an update?
Forum: GPS 09-09-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,438
Posted By Walt
Try contacting Trek Lawler, Trek...

Try contacting Trek

Lawler, Trek [Trek.Lawler@garmin.com]
Trek A. Lawler
Supervisor, Aviation Field Service Engineering
Aviation Product Support
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-07-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,484
Posted By Walt
It's all the same, and it requires a lot more...

It's all the same, and it requires a lot more than just a crank inspection, read the SB for all the details of what's required.

If you ask me this is the dark side of experimental aviation, parts...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-07-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,484
Posted By Walt
From Lyc SB: 533C A propeller strike includes: ...

From Lyc SB: 533C

A propeller strike includes:
 Any incident, whether or not the engine is operating, where repair of the propeller is necessary
 Any incident during engine operation where the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,577
Posted By Walt
Tom, I don't think EI can recommend a location...

Tom,
I don't think EI can recommend a location for the RV except for the info they have already provided, the truth is everyone has a "better idea", some may work but fuel systems, can be hazardous...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,577
Posted By Walt
Sure you can do however you want but I think...

Sure you can do however you want but I think following the advice from the guys that make the cube, and likely have been doing this longer than most of us, would probably be the prudent and safe way...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By Walt
Do yourself a favor and replace them now with the...

Do yourself a favor and replace them now with the "much more better" Kalvico 3 wire transducers that are standard Garmin kit items!
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-03-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By Walt
Loss of a contactor will only disconnect the...

Loss of a contactor will only disconnect the battery from the system, the alternators should continue to operate normally for the most part (a little extra ripple on the buss) as well as the rest of...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-31-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Walt
Unit is sold, thanks for all the inquires.

Unit is sold, thanks for all the inquires.
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,937
Posted By Walt
And don't forget Titan direct from the factory, I...

And don't forget Titan direct from the factory, I have a new engine on order for my RV7, not sure why anyone would go used with the price of a new one being quite reasonable.
They will also do...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-29-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By Walt
Which aero classic PN are you running? They make...

Which aero classic PN are you running? They make the standard and the HE models. This will be a firewall mount.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-29-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Walt
Will accept reasonable offers as well.

Will accept reasonable offers as well.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-28-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Walt
Sorry no GPS unit or antenna is included. For EAB...

Sorry no GPS unit or antenna is included.
For EAB folks add GPS position with a TN72 and TA70 ($659) and be fully ADS-B out compliant.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-28-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Walt
SOLD Trig TT31 mode S Xpdr

Removed for upgrade, I installed this unit in customers aircraft about 5 yrs ago, less than 100hrs ago. Like new condition and bench checks good. Includes tray and plug. $1695 includes shipping....
Forum: Propellers 08-27-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By Walt
I replaced mine not long ago after some of the...

I replaced mine not long ago after some of the problems surfaced with MT/Jihostri designs which I believe is the same as the 5000, (a few spilled their guts). I decided to go with the Hartzell, not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,048
Posted By Walt
15 years ago I wondered the same thing and went...

15 years ago I wondered the same thing and went with standard 8.5 CR, new engine is going to be high compression, I'll worry about UL fuel when it gets here if I live that long, until then I'm going...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-26-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By Walt
Which oil cooler for RV7A, 370 high comp, squirters?

New engine, new cooler, Texas heat, which would/did you choose?

AERO CLASSIC OIL COOLER HE 8001649 , 11 row
Part #: 08-07432
Mfr Part #: 8001649
$679

2006X AIRFLOW OIL COOLER EXPMT , 13 row
Part...
Forum: RV-12 08-25-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,022
Posted By Walt
This can't be helping the operation! FAA Revokes...

This can't be helping the operation!

FAA Revokes Certificate Of Sensenich Repair Station
https://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/4138-full.html?ET=avweb:e4138:1937224a:&st=email#231418
Forum: ADS-B 08-22-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,088
Posted By Walt
Yes but the "special" the OP listed has the...

Yes but the "special" the OP listed has the internal GPS and in case it wasn't clear I was just saying that the GPS antenna (GA35) was included.
Forum: ADS-B 08-22-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,088
Posted By Walt
The down side is an additional recieve antenna on...

The down side is an additional recieve antenna on the belly and if you don't have a G3X/Aera hooked to it then another GPS antenna for the GDL would also be req'd.
Forum: ADS-B 08-22-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,088
Posted By Walt
The GA35 antenna has always been included with...

The GA35 antenna has always been included with both the 335/345.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-20-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,653
Posted By Walt
I prefer in panel radios, no menus, easier to...

I prefer in panel radios, no menus, easier to operate, knobs for volumes etc.
I only use remotes if I don't have enough panel space for the panel mount unit.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-20-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,653
Posted By Walt
I have the hi-res pics on my desk top, I'll see...

I have the hi-res pics on my desk top, I'll see if I can upload one to smugmug when I get home.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-20-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,653
Posted By Walt
It's the GTN750!

It's the GTN750!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-20-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,653
Posted By Walt
Here's the one I did for my brother. The AS...

Here's the one I did for my brother. The AS indicator has since been replaced with the G5. Budget gets a little steep for this one, figure around 50K (15K labor) installed with all the goodies...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-20-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,653
Posted By Walt
An RV7 I did for a customer, VFR but provisions...

An RV7 I did for a customer, VFR but provisions for a GTN650 by removing one of the com's.
Some ideas on back up, switch positions etc.., take it or leave it.
I would also recommend you try to avoid...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-18-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walt
Yes but notice the "doubler" (actually...

Yes but notice the "doubler" (actually reinforcement plate as most doublers are riveted) which prevents damage to the skin from the star washer. The ground path is through the skin and doubler in...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-18-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walt
Sorry I missed your sarcasm on the spar comment....

Sorry I missed your sarcasm on the spar comment.

Does it matter if you install a star washer on a rack rail, probably not, but my point is there is no need for one and it's not considered...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-18-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By Walt
Approved antennas are listed in the G3X install...

Approved antennas are listed in the G3X install manual.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-17-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walt
Gouging the structure or skin of an aircraft with...

Gouging the structure or skin of an aircraft with a locking type washer is unacceptable, I can't recall ever seeing an assy call out using a lock type washer without first installing a plain washer...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-17-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walt
Actually I've installed/replaced quite a few......

Actually I've installed/replaced quite a few... if you happen to read the install instructions the name plate goes against the skin then the star washer, why do you suppose it done that way?
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-17-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By Walt
The above will work, however this method should...

The above will work, however this method should only be used in non-structural applications (star washers will damage aluminum).
Info on proper grounding installation/assy can be found in 43.13 1B...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-16-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By Walt
I'd rather see a G5 with engine instruments :D

I'd rather see a G5 with engine instruments :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-13-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Walt
I would suggest you do yourself a favor and get a...

I would suggest you do yourself a favor and get a standard pitot mount and a Garmin Pitot tube GAP26 ($199) and then you will have a "standard" install. I've removed plenty of non standard installs...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 74,189
Posted By Walt
Check to make sure the manifold does not have...

Check to make sure the manifold does not have temp plastic plug installed on any of the outlets (metal pipe plug only like shown below).

http://i47.tinypic.com/2ujhw76.jpg
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-11-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,191
Posted By Walt
If you look at the cost for plugs, most folks...

If you look at the cost for plugs, most folks recommend replacing auto plugs every 100 hrs, the average massive electrode aviation plug lasts 500 hrs.
So if use $5 auto plugs thats $25 every 500 hrs,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-10-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,478
Posted By Walt
I charge $250 for experimental, owner RR's the...

I charge $250 for experimental, owner RR's the top cowl.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-07-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,095
Posted By Walt
OMG You're absolutely correct, setting the...

OMG You're absolutely correct, setting the mixture properly at your home field is a waste of time, it probably wouldn't work well if you were in OUTER SPACE either :eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 74,189
Posted By Walt
I've been looking seriously at this one myself,...

I've been looking seriously at this one myself, my next airplane... someday.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-07-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,095
Posted By Walt
I'm with Larry on this one, set the idle mixture...

I'm with Larry on this one, set the idle mixture correctly, and there is no need to lean on the ground.
Forum: RV-14 08-06-2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,936
Posted By Walt
For the most part I agree with the above,...

For the most part I agree with the above, however, the starter system is a difficult one to troubleshoot effectively. Trying to crank the engine with a starter that is faulty or "stalled" and take...
Forum: RV-14 08-05-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,936
Posted By Walt
Gotta agree with Marvin, if it has the "light...

Gotta agree with Marvin, if it has the "light weight" permanent magnet starter do yourself a favor and get a good wire wound unit like the B&C or NL.
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