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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues Today, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By Jpm757
Aligning and drilling the gear legs on my early...

Aligning and drilling the gear legs on my early -6 was quite challenging, and my tire wear was unnaceptable. Did my best to get the alignment right, but eventually replaced the engine mount with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By Jpm757
Use mouse milk on all the slip joints before...

Use mouse milk on all the slip joints before installation, and whenever you have the cowlings off.
Forum: Propellers 10-13-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Jpm757
Not familliar with the Hoffman prop, but does the...

Not familliar with the Hoffman prop, but does the prop dome require a nitrogen charge?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,246
Posted By Jpm757
The FAA has and will violate airmen after...

The FAA has and will violate airmen after reviewing incriminating videos posted online.
Be careful what you post.
BIG Brother IS watching!
Forum: GPS 10-10-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Jpm757
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: GPS 10-09-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Jpm757
Dual GPS Antenna mounting.

I am adding an additional GPS/WAAS antenna and I would like to mount it next to my existing antenna under the cowlings. Has anyone had any problems mounting 2 antennas in close proximity to each...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-09-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Jpm757
Opening the oil access door after shutdown will...

Opening the oil access door after shutdown will help cool things off.
Forum: ADS-B 10-07-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,497
Posted By Jpm757
Jim, It's not a lecture or even a criticism....

Jim, It's not a lecture or even a criticism. What I am trying to explain is that if you can afford to own and properly maintain an RV6, then there are certain standards that should be maintained for...
Forum: ADS-B 10-06-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,497
Posted By Jpm757
It would seem to me that if the OP wants to tool...

It would seem to me that if the OP wants to tool around the sky at 200 mph with the rest of us he should step up to the plate and at least comply with the minimum ADS-B out requirements. He can join...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-05-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By Jpm757
It CAN be done in 14 months, that was the build...

It CAN be done in 14 months, that was the build time on my -7. If you can swing it a quick build panel will really speed things up. Looking forward to hearing about your progress.

Best of luck!
Forum: RV-14 09-30-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,554
Posted By Jpm757
I went through the same process with my QB-7. The...

I went through the same process with my QB-7. The Quick Build fuselage is pretty much ready to start installing components as delivered, allowing better access for your installation. After...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-28-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,689
Posted By Jpm757
My concern would be using O-320 crank and...

My concern would be using O-320 crank and connecting rods on a 180+ HP engine. This engine would certainly be considered "experimental".
Forum: RV-14 09-27-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 878
Posted By Jpm757
I agree, don't, cover the fairing. You might...

I agree, don't, cover the fairing. You might consider using an adhesive non skid material available from skateboard shops (about the texture of #80 grit sandpaper), cut a single piece to fit and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By Jpm757
Replace the starter solenoid!

Replace the starter solenoid!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,156
Posted By Jpm757
Safest bet would be to drain the ENTIRE fuel...

Safest bet would be to drain the ENTIRE fuel system, including the carb fuel bowl. Flush the system with clean fuel with the carb bowl plug removed, clean all screens and go from there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,154
Posted By Jpm757
I used the fuzzy side of Velcro on the bottom of...

I used the fuzzy side of Velcro on the bottom of the top wing skin overhang. No issues.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,154
Posted By Jpm757
Be careful with the SS tape, it is like a roll of...

Be careful with the SS tape, it is like a roll of razor blade!
Forum: GPS 09-18-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Jpm757
I guess I'm spoiled by the Seattle Avionics...

I guess I'm spoiled by the Seattle Avionics $100/yr. chart service for my AFS 5600's, which includes approach plates, enroute charts, sectionals and airport diagrams. No, the extra $25/mo. isn't...
Forum: GPS 09-17-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Jpm757
Figured as much. Thanks!

Figured as much. Thanks!
Forum: GPS 09-17-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Jpm757
Garmin Database question?

My hangar partner and I are installing the new G series Navigators in our birds. Can we SHARE the pricey ($299) annual update subscription between the 2 units, or are we at the mercy of Garmin?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By Jpm757
A Preview/Plans set is available from Van's.

A Preview/Plans set is available from Van's.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,554
Posted By Jpm757
Just purchased a GNC355 (back ordered), Garmin...

Just purchased a GNC355 (back ordered), Garmin has simulator app available for the 325/355/375 series navigators that is a superb training aid. When my unit finally arrives I should be quite...
Forum: Steam Gauges 09-13-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 862
Posted By Jpm757
There is obviously a problem with your horizon, ...

There is obviously a problem with your horizon, trying to "lubricate" it or repair it yourself is not the answer. If you want a reliable horizon, either have the unit overhauled or replace it....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,031
Posted By Jpm757
An AFS Quick Panel is a nice plug and play setup...

An AFS Quick Panel is a nice plug and play setup that will save you a lot of time and frustration. Great people to deal with!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By Jpm757
Might be worth switching to LED system, will save...

Might be worth switching to LED system, will save you $ in the long run
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,362
Posted By Jpm757
I find the 380X150 tires to be a nice compromise...

I find the 380X150 tires to be a nice compromise on my -7 especially on unimproved surfaces. Combined with the Flyboys Rocket Link and Condor 2 pneumatic tailwheel the ground handling is superb. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Jpm757
Leading edge down in an 8' pickup bed with plenty...

Leading edge down in an 8' pickup bed with plenty of padding.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-01-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By Jpm757
Watch those trailing edge wingtips and tail...

Watch those trailing edge wingtips and tail surfaces on the snow banks, they are considerably lower on tailwheel birds.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,308
Posted By Jpm757
The FAA has gradually been shutting down VOR's...

The FAA has gradually been shutting down VOR's since 2016. Their plan by 2025 is to decomission 311 VOR's (35%) leaving 585 still in service. The plan called Minimum Operational Network (MON) is...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-30-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,328
Posted By Jpm757
I just ordered a Garmin GNC 355 (back ordered),...

I just ordered a Garmin GNC 355 (back ordered), they have a great training app available. See if a similar type thing is out there for the Skyview, or as others suggest there are videos online.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By Jpm757
I'll try the jigsaw, thanks guys!

I'll try the jigsaw, thanks guys!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,308
Posted By Jpm757
Bob, Originally (before GPS) the Boeing birds...

Bob,
Originally (before GPS) the Boeing birds (757,767) had triple IRS units that were updated by Vor/Dme signals, over water they went into IRS nav only mode, once back over land they updated. Most...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By Jpm757
Panel cutout

Looking to enlarge a rectangular cutout in my panel. I can do it carefully with a dremel, but I thought someone may have a better idea.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-27-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By Jpm757
Mine has a donut, I keep the green bar on the...

Mine has a donut, I keep the green bar on the donut. Works great provided AOA is properly calibrated per manual.
Forum: RV-14 08-27-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Jpm757
Not sure about the -14 plans, but on the -7 they...

Not sure about the -14 plans, but on the -7 they are dimpled not machine countersunk. Hope that helps.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-26-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,243
Posted By Jpm757
Flyboys sells the pin and spring, around 8 bucks....

Flyboys sells the pin and spring, around 8 bucks. I keep a few in stock.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,181
Posted By Jpm757
Rustoleum Hammered.

Rustoleum Hammered.
Forum: Autopilots 08-16-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By Jpm757
Me too, no problem mounting through inspection...

Me too, no problem mounting through inspection access hole.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-11-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By Jpm757
If it is a new engine from Lycoming, take a look...

If it is a new engine from Lycoming, take a look at the run sheets provided with the engine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,637
Posted By Jpm757
Definitely not!

Definitely not!
Forum: COMM 08-10-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By Jpm757
You are correct an adapter plug will convert a...

You are correct an adapter plug will convert a LEMO headset to GA plugs, however the LEMO control box does not have a provision for batteries, therefore you will lose the ANR feature.
Forum: COMM 08-08-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By Jpm757
I've got 2 A20 headsets, standard plug on pilots...

I've got 2 A20 headsets, standard plug on pilots side and Lemo on right side. No difference between them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By Jpm757
Joe, If you need a hanger at KDXR I may be able...

Joe,
If you need a hanger at KDXR I may be able to help.
Forum: RV-4 08-03-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,536
Posted By Jpm757
DITTO on the engine mount and gear leg attach. I...

DITTO on the engine mount and gear leg attach. I have also found cracks on the Dynafocal rings.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-01-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,844
Posted By Jpm757
One of the first questions they ask on an...

One of the first questions they ask on an insurance application is "Have you had any claims within the past ___ years?"
Recent claims DO have an effect on your premiums, whether keeping your current...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-30-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,062
Posted By Jpm757
Any sidewall damage is not acceptable. Replace...

Any sidewall damage is not acceptable. Replace the tire.
Forum: Safety 07-29-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,204
Posted By Jpm757
Prelim. NTSB report indicates an electrical fire...

Prelim. NTSB report indicates an electrical fire near lower firewall.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-29-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 43,159
Posted By Jpm757
Herman, Congratulations on an AWESOME AND SAFE...

Herman,
Congratulations on an AWESOME AND SAFE TRIP. I hope you enjoyed your visit to the USA.
Come back anytime!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,414
Posted By Jpm757
The "A" models are more than capable to operate...

The "A" models are more than capable to operate out of soft/unimproved strips, not quite as rugged as conventional gear models, but still up to the task. Unfortunately "some" of our nosewheel friends...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-28-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By Jpm757
Best to start from scratch. Remove existing...

Best to start from scratch. Remove existing cushions and slowly build up seat bottom until you are happy with the height. Depending on what material you will be using, allow for compression. Suggest...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,426
Posted By Jpm757
I got turned away a few years back, wound up...

I got turned away a few years back, wound up going into APE and renting a car. Cancelled my trip this year, didn't want to fly 4 hours and no HBC. Never had a problem at SnF.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-25-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jpm757
What type of intake/filter are you running?...

What type of intake/filter are you running? Airflow may be restricted on the ground, but in flight you are getting sufficient ram airflow. Just a thought.
Forum: Rocket 07-21-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,421
Posted By Jpm757
Interesting to find such diverging opinions on...

Interesting to find such diverging opinions on Falcon. I have been dealing with Laura Scherer she's been great. Got my policy renewal the other day, and requested some changes, I had an updated...
Forum: Rocket 07-21-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,421
Posted By Jpm757
EAA has a program through Falcon Insurance. I...

EAA has a program through Falcon Insurance. I have my -7 and J3 insured through them. I am very pleased with their rates and customer service.
Forum: Alternative Engines 07-18-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 44,780
Posted By Jpm757
Best of luck with your project!

Best of luck with your project!
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-18-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By Jpm757
Did a similar thing on my tip up -6, except I...

Did a similar thing on my tip up -6, except I used marine canvas (pick your color). Velcro allows for easy removal.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-14-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,876
Posted By Jpm757
When I did a test fit of my top forward fuselage...

When I did a test fit of my top forward fuselage skin (-7 quick build) in my shop at 60°F it was very difficult to cleco to the longerons I needed straps to pull it into place. After sitting in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Jpm757
Seems like most tubes fail at the valve stem,...

Seems like most tubes fail at the valve stem, usually due to underinflation combined with heavy braking.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Jpm757
Lord mounts P /N J9613-45 we're included in my...

Lord mounts P /N J9613-45 we're included in my FWF kit purchased 2 yrs. ago.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Jpm757
I used Van's FWF kit which included the Lord...

I used Van's FWF kit which included the Lord mounts and bolts. Assuming these are the same bolts Van's sells separately, then you should be good to go. Be sure to order the proper Lord mounts for...
Forum: Reviews 07-02-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,732
Posted By Jpm757
DITTOS!!!!!

DITTOS!!!!!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-27-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,043
Posted By Jpm757
I have had a similar problem with a C-185, would...

I have had a similar problem with a C-185, would exhibit all of your symptoms when running with the lower cowlings off, once cowlings installed-back to normal. The airflow over the open intake was...
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