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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-11-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,087
Posted By Turbo69bird
So these are the units with a sil of 0000?

So these are the units with a sil of 0000?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-27-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By Turbo69bird
Iíd ask Fred Stucklen heís good with all things...

Iíd ask Fred Stucklen heís good with all things electrical IMO. Im sure thereís others who can answer but if you canít get an answer try and send him a PM super nice guy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,330
Posted By Turbo69bird
I heard back from uavionix and they said unless...

I heard back from uavionix and they said unless it's a tso'd unit it doesn't qualify but the tso'd tail beacon isn't available yet and that will be $350 more.

Why does it seem like we (experimental...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,330
Posted By Turbo69bird
Anyone know if the new tail beacon fromuavionix...

Anyone know if the new tail beacon fromuavionix qualifies?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,822
Posted By Turbo69bird
id Agee with that ! Tires are cheap

id Agee with that ! Tires are cheap
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,822
Posted By Turbo69bird
Btw I have recaps on my plane from the most...

Btw I have recaps on my plane from the most reputable recapper and they are JUNK!

Never again Iím
Going new from now on. They are taller and inconsistent totally garbage. IMO
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,822
Posted By Turbo69bird
Iíd see how deep it is, Iíve seem MFG defects...

Iíd see how deep it is, Iíve seem MFG defects from the mold that look like cuts are you sure it wasnít there before?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,694
Posted By Turbo69bird
Mandate to be in all airplanes by 2020 was the...

Mandate to be in all airplanes by 2020 was the mandate I was referencing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,694
Posted By Turbo69bird
I would guess that due to the ADSB mandate they...

I would guess that due to the ADSB mandate they are expecting people to see the n number on their screen and be able to locate that specific airplane better. Kind of relying on electronics more than...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-25-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,802
Posted By Turbo69bird
Havenít seen H. Block in a while on the ground or...

Havenít seen H. Block in a while on the ground or in cyber space. Hoping weíll catch up soon now that Iím flying again and I can try that prop. Iíll keep you guys updated as I try anything new.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-25-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,802
Posted By Turbo69bird
Just did an annual and compressions are 78/80 or...

Just did an annual and compressions are 78/80 or better. Cold.

Static rpm is good for the prop I have I think Iím just heavy. Both me and the airplane. Lol
Forum: Northeast 09-10-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By Turbo69bird
Simsbury CT fly in september23rd

http://www.simsburyflyin.com

Car show, great food, great people and it helps keep our airport running because we are private and get no money from any municipalites or the feds.

So come on down and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-30-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,160
Posted By Turbo69bird
So was looking at the uavionixs beacon ADSB out...

So was looking at the uavionixs beacon ADSB out only solution, and loving it until I saw THIS https://uavionix.com/products/skyecho/

**** EU why donít we have this here??

Not to mention the garmin...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,750
Posted By Turbo69bird
Thatís awesome I e got a nice fly by on video...

Thatís awesome I e got a nice fly by on video that sounds like a war bird on the video. Iíd like to use it as a ring tone it sounds so good. 😂
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By Turbo69bird
Couldnít agree with this post more. The vinyl is...

Couldnít agree with this post more. The vinyl is not something to use for cover up. Unless your doing the same graphic in a different color.

It will print through just about anything, dust a hair...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-25-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,802
Posted By Turbo69bird
Empty weight just scaled is 1134! A bit heavier...

Empty weight just scaled is 1134! A bit heavier than I expected.
Forum: ADS-B 08-19-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,860
Posted By Turbo69bird
Doe this actually got where the small tail Light...

Doe this actually got where the small tail
Light is on my vans maybe 1 1/4 inch or so or does it replace a strobe like on the cessnas I fly. Havenít been able to find dimensions anywhere and since...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,404
Posted By Turbo69bird
I know this is old but do these alternators give...

I know this is old but do these alternators give any over voltage protection? Are they fuse inside?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,416
Posted By Turbo69bird
Well said, was going to fly there for the first...

Well said, was going to fly there for the first time w my daughter so glad I didnít go.

Someone should dedicate a website to the selfish idiots who cut people off and did dangerous things. Everyone...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,463
Posted By Turbo69bird
Iíd second peter chuddy at 4b8 good guy and...

Iíd second peter chuddy at 4b8 good guy and building an RV7 so RV freindly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By Turbo69bird
My 6a is 1090 and it is a 160 hp. I wouldnít...

My 6a is 1090 and it is a 160 hp.

I wouldnít load to 1800 Iíd go 1700 but the 180 May give you enough cushion
Gross weight is rarely the issue itís more about aft CG than gross IMO.

The RV6 is a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 427,680
Posted By Turbo69bird
Had a great sunset shot of mine Www.VansRV6.com

Had a great sunset shot of mine

Www.VansRV6.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,526
Posted By Turbo69bird
I did my checkers by hand and let me tell you it...

I did my checkers by hand and let me tell you it was not an easy task. The Whole rudder with graphics and n number is hand cut actually.
Vansrv6.com for pics
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-19-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,802
Posted By Turbo69bird
Hey Howard nice to see you here. Iíd love to...

Hey Howard nice to see you here.

Iíd love to try that prop


My static with my prop has been 2170 the last three trips. And the last empty weight in my log books is 1096 lbs and I did the wrap...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,564
Posted By Turbo69bird
Take a look on YouTube people are tearing this...

Take a look on YouTube people are tearing this stuff out due to health effects. As a builder I never allowed it in my new construction homes and glad I didnít, people are cutting roofs off to get it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,014
Posted By Turbo69bird
What made you decide on the g3x over others like...

What made you decide on the g3x over others like GRT or DYNON
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-01-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,160
Posted By Turbo69bird
Where did you get this deal? I didn't see that...

Where did you get this deal? I didn't see that anywhere. The difference in the 625 and 650 is simply the com? Haven't looking into the 625 at all.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,516
Posted By Turbo69bird
I know a guy in Stewart FL that might do it. pM...

I know a guy in Stewart FL that might do it. pM me and Iíll give you his info.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,868
Posted By Turbo69bird
Wonder who it was in CT ? It’d be nice to know...

Wonder who it was in CT ?

It’d be nice to know but there’s a lot of people with plotters that can cut vinyl for you. It was always just easier to cut it myself on the spot. I even hand cut my N...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,868
Posted By Turbo69bird
If you can draw well just use the knifeless tape...

If you can draw well just use the knifeless tape and lay out your stripes ( careful not to pull hard on the cut tape as you lay it down or stop while laying down a curve) when done on one side and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,663
Posted By Turbo69bird
Iíd be willing to bet that the guys on vans...

Iíd be willing to bet that the guys on vans airforce are not the target audience for this article. Your average pilot of a certified would never even think of removing a cylinder themselves and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,806
Posted By Turbo69bird
My apology to the OP donít want to hijack his...

My apology to the OP donít want to hijack his thread bout felt my info may in so,e way be connected to his issue as well.

This is interesting to ,e because I get no ( or very little) pull pressure...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,614
Posted By Turbo69bird
Paint cost a fortune today so figure that into...

Paint cost a fortune today so figure that into the cost. Make sure you see a value painters work too cause it cost more to do it over than the first time.

Vinyl will cost you about $2k in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-26-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,160
Posted By Turbo69bird
This thread and itís resulting posts /PMs is...

This thread and itís resulting posts /PMs is a,perfect example of what I mean how could so many people (in the know) come to so many different conclusions.

Seriously though it s more complex issue...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,806
Posted By Turbo69bird
Allan thanks for the pics of the 10install would...

Allan thanks for the pics of the 10install would like to put in a request for RV6 pics. as well 😀👍
Forum: ADS-B 06-26-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,870
Posted By Turbo69bird
Iíd like to see this resolved was planning on...

Iíd like to see this resolved was planning on buying this product and GRT gps source.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,199
Posted By Turbo69bird
So I did wrap the entire uppper cowl in one piece...

So I did wrap the entire uppper cowl in one piece however the inlets did get extensions inside that were separate pieces. Probably about 2 inches in. It was a pretty difficult job and you have to be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,199
Posted By Turbo69bird
Ive found mine to be pretty durable. Couple areas...

Ive found mine to be pretty durable. Couple areas like the vinyl around the landing lights has lifted a touch where it sits over the top of the Lexan and also where the blue on the vertical...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-19-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,160
Posted By Turbo69bird
Yes Iíd use the g300for any IFR for now. Not...

Yes Iíd use the g300for any IFR for now. Not currently IFR rated and Iíd use the GRT GPS for VFR for now feeding the Efis, is what I meant. Later when I had the cash Iíd upgrade tye G300 to the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-19-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,160
Posted By Turbo69bird
Ok so I havenít read everything yet, but Iíd add...

Ok so I havenít read everything yet, but Iíd add to my original post (navworks) and that I currently have an IFR panel with 300xl All works but the autopilot which is an intermittent wing leveler...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-19-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,160
Posted By Turbo69bird
I hate avionics! Lol

So Iíd like to upgrade to ADSB Iím amd out and also do an auto pilot and eventually Efis. This is the most annoying thing Iíve dealt with, the options are ever changing and every time I THINK Iíve...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-17-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,802
Posted By Turbo69bird
This is great info because an aft CG is one of my...

This is great info because an aft CG is one of my concernes with a prop change, kind of hard to shed any weight out back.
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-17-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,802
Posted By Turbo69bird
BTW my prop is a 70cm6s16-0-79 sensenich metal...

BTW my prop is a 70cm6s16-0-79 sensenich metal prop 2600 max rpm range.

That’s assuming no one made any changes to it without stamping anything into it. Which sadly from what I’m told happenes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,396
Posted By Turbo69bird
Thumbs up Very impressive VLAD like seeing your trips,...

Very impressive VLAD like seeing your trips, keeps me pushing my (much smaller) boundaries a little at a time.
You canít imagine how many people these posts likely reach and affect, if only in a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,460
Posted By Turbo69bird
I get this same kind of thing in my airplane,...

I get this same kind of thing in my airplane, occasionally I feel it in the stick. Next time I take it up , nothing. Sometimes it’s on part of a flight and not another part. Thing is, I get the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,830
Posted By Turbo69bird
What do you have your audio playback on? My buddy...

What do you have your audio playback on? My buddy has that on his garmin stuff. Really helpful.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,853
Posted By Turbo69bird
Having bought without a pre buy, I had a bit of...

Having bought without a pre buy,
I had a bit of a different experience. I bought my airplane from someone who was tough to deal with and wouldn’t allow a pre buy, wouldn’t even answer questions. ��...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,406
Posted By Turbo69bird
Well at least you e got him beat in posts . 🤔

Well at least you e got him beat in posts . 🤔
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,406
Posted By Turbo69bird
GOOD JOB TURBO! happy to see you made the trip...

GOOD JOB TURBO!

happy to see you made the trip successfully again and that you reached such an amazing milestone.
Forum: Northeast 05-23-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By Turbo69bird
I’d say go up and around past Sussex, cross...

I’d say go up and around past Sussex, cross near West Point area. Make the turn.there.

Definitely watch for TFRs lots of them today and white plains area has them all the time.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-18-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,292
Posted By Turbo69bird
The a&p at our field recently had a EI gauge to...

The a&p at our field recently had a EI gauge to install in. A certified.it called for number 4 wire, he ended up going number 6 as far as I know. Doesnít that seem like over kill for a number 4 to an...
Forum: Rocket 05-18-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,434
Posted By Turbo69bird
Thumbs up Great idea. Just as long as nothing ROLLS back...

Great idea. Just as long as nothing ROLLS back there like a 50lb weight. Of course you could use the trap door for the battery to send it packing if it did. :cool::D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,264
Posted By Turbo69bird
I dont think anyone ever expects to leave a plane...

I dont think anyone ever expects to leave a plane sitting that long. A week of not flying turns into a month then a year. They always THINK they will fly it next week or next month. If you talk to...
Forum: Northeast 05-13-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,230
Posted By Turbo69bird
Depends where in NY Great barrington mass isnít...

Depends where in NY
Great barrington mass isnít that far from areas in New York and they are awesome people and great school.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,181
Posted By Turbo69bird
SO down at an airport local to me there’s a...

SO down at an airport local to me there’s a Comanche 250that looks like it’s been there for 50 years, the plane is destroyed, Corroded something awful. So I asked if it was the salt air because it’s...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-07-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 275,379
Posted By Turbo69bird
Not a picture but a link to some 😃 www.vansrv6.com

Not a picture but a link to some 😃
www.vansrv6.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,588
Posted By Turbo69bird
If thereís any links to video of this event that...

If thereís any links to video of this event that would be great. Love this stuff, and especially when girls/women are in the mix because my daughter wants to be a pilot.
Not a ton of girl pilots out...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-05-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,802
Posted By Turbo69bird
Didnít look at much today just took my kid up for...

Didnít look at much today just took my kid up for a flight but did notice that with her light weight in it pitched for 100 mph rage of climb was 1000 ft per minute. Didnít feel like it got off the...
Forum: Painting your RV 05-05-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,871
Posted By Turbo69bird
Having done a lot of paint in the past. I can say...

Having done a lot of paint in the past. I can say that some rattle can will stick like crazy and some wonít. Many times itís prep though, Iíve seen plenty of epoxy primed parts peel like crazy (in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,898
Posted By Turbo69bird
I thought the aero led wing tip was next to...

I thought the aero led wing tip was next to impossible to get lead time was forever?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,830
Posted By Turbo69bird
I’ll try to answer as best I can. I think it...

I’ll try to answer as best I can.

I think it looks just as good up close. I do have a couple of spots where the edge of the blue didn’t cut perfectly clean but that was because the cut tape I was...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-04-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,802
Posted By Turbo69bird
Thanks so much for the detailed info. That goes...

Thanks so much for the detailed info. That goes for everyone who replied. Iím hoping to scale in next week. One reason I donít fly with reduced fuel loads is the CG and thatís also the reason I...
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