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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,679
Posted By Robert Anglin
neutral.

Just what we do. Before I shut down, I look at flaps and trim to set them to down and neutral. That gets them ready for the next flight and helps with pre-flight checks and walk-arounds while working...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-18-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By Robert Anglin
Walt has it.

We did not know for sure if we would end up with a 40,60,or 70 Amp. Alt at the time. We were lucky to have some NAS 5 AWG lift over from an older job. So we used a little of it to do this run. It is...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-18-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Robert Anglin
Agreed.

And try and get some Viton "O" rings to replace them with. You will be a lot happier in the long run. It is common for the old standard "O" rings used in the calipers to bake and get a flat spot on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,001
Posted By Robert Anglin
Wally world.

Walmart has good two man tents for $30 or less. I just get two of the shipping mats from Tractor Supply and use them to line the floors of the front and rear baggage areas. Then use them as a floor...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-16-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,148
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes.

Yes, Stein has this radio at his shop. Yours, R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,963
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yep!

You should be fine. This happens all the time. You will be priming anyway as time goes on. Go down to NAPA and get some cans of I think 7072 primer. After you clean up the poop, mist coat and all...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-09-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By Robert Anglin
Duct Tape.

Yah, the Duct Tape was a nice touch. Last year I walked around for two or three hours after the donut meeting and some one at a both finally told me that was a grate name tag. I had forgotten it was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,829
Posted By Robert Anglin
Apple air two.

Our 8 has all Garmin with connex and ADS-B Yi-Fi. We found we like the Apple air two, but we use Garmin Pilot because of our panel lay-out.
I think there is some merit to getting you ticket first...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-06-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By Robert Anglin
Tuesday

I think that was Tuesday last year as I left out on Thursday around 9;30. I don't remember the time but it was just before lunch, must have been around 11:00 AM CDT. If I get to come this year, I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-05-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By Robert Anglin
Theater in the woods?

Just trying to get our timing and plans together if we get to come to KOSH this year, ( not a done deal yet ). Is there going to be a get-together of the 8 drivers and builders this year at the...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-03-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,148
Posted By Robert Anglin
Garmin Sl 40

I have a Garmin SL-40 New in the box that we got from Spruce a number of years ago. We ended up not using it and it was never installed or powered up.
It is in the original Garmin box with all the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,680
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yep.

I agree with Paul on this one. We have found that if you get there in off peak time they will in most cases ask you what runway you would like. If they are jammed and at peak, it make to much since...
Forum: ADS-B 04-28-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes.

I know that the I-Pad Air two dose. We had a re-boot of the GDU on a trip up from Houston not long ago. The I-Pad kept talking to the GDL-39R, While I did the trouble shooting and reboot. Just what...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-27-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,012
Posted By Robert Anglin
G load.

All of the above and there was no change to the G-load recommendation for either wing only the 50 Lbs. more weight while operating in the Aro envelope.
The rear C.G. limit moves a little forward for...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-26-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By Robert Anglin
Just saing.

It is mostly the sex appeal of the tail dragger. Once they leave the ground you will not know the difference. As with the insurance company claims the "A" has a better record. We have an "A" because...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,045
Posted By Robert Anglin
That is what we did at HBP on Friday last year....

That is what we did at HBP on Friday last year. This sound like the ticket to me. Have not camped before, but with the new shed over there last year it looks like a nice area to be in for this trip. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-25-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,826
Posted By Robert Anglin
Nice idea.

Our system is in and working very well. we did it all with just the manual and a little thinking. The three things I would think that most of the people looking to, or installing would be. Can-bus,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,045
Posted By Robert Anglin
Thanks All.

Yep sounds about right. I was there Friday last year and that was a very good day for HBP, next to that Dragon thingy. You have a good idea, Beer Fairy and are the 8 drivers going to meat at the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,385
Posted By Robert Anglin
TEXAS.

Yep this idea was floated back in the early 80's in TEXAS. After a lot of talk of rope to thumbs in Austin the idea kinda went away. For a privet small aircraft TEXAS is a good place to be for now.
...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,045
Posted By Robert Anglin
Oshkosh 2018?

I see they have some new rules about visiting the infield before the show this year. We have always driven up or flown in to HBP in the past. I would like to try out the Home built camping this year....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-20-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By Robert Anglin
Agreed.

I agree with Steve on this one for sure. We have a G3X-touch, with the standard ADHR and a 305 A.P. head. The only time I can even get it to not fallow a trend is if I am doing some hard hammering....
Forum: RV-14 04-18-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By Robert Anglin
Knee pad.

We use an Apple I-Pad air tow 10", as a left knee pad. In the panel is a Garmin G3X touch 10". With those two you are very well informed at any given time.
Just what we use. Yours, R.E.A....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By Robert Anglin
Timely.

I was just looking at the Bahamas VFR flight planning guide last night and agree with the statement above. The Bahamas don't seem to care s long as you pay your 50 dollars to get in and spend money...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,837
Posted By Robert Anglin
Just what we use.

We have a Garmin system installed. So we have blue tooth from two black boxes in the system. We found that an apple I-Pad air works very well on our left knee and our standard knee pad on the right...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yep.

Go to the map page hit menu, then hit menu again. Then where you see flight log, tap on it. It will show you a list of options just hit the one to clear the flights out and two seconds later they...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 04-12-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,712
Posted By Robert Anglin
Can?; I ask or dare I ask on this format. What...

Can?; I ask or dare I ask on this format. What happened in 2011 that turn some off? Yours, R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-10-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,533
Posted By Robert Anglin
Just one.

The electric trim is just find. Write the check and get in gear. The rest will come to you as you go. You'll have plenty of friends here to help distract you.
Hope this helps, Yours, R.E.A. III #...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,891
Posted By Robert Anglin
Ditto.

Where there is a will, there is a way. If it is your thing and you know it will stay your thing for a long time, then be yourself and get started one way are the other. It is not an easy road and not...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-05-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,018
Posted By Robert Anglin
You can.

We installed two 680's in the back location, by just stretching out the factory battery box. Then ran two cables up to the right kick panel where we put a Blue Sea splitter switch. Worked very well....
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-30-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,317
Posted By Robert Anglin
Also.

You may also wish to check your starter wiring. We have seen that #4 can make a starter turn a little slower, were # 2 will feed the starter a little better and it will turn a little better. We have...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-28-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes

Yes, we did and have had no issues to date. We have an E.C.I. IOX-360, with the snorkel inlet. The oil sump is the same as the "M" engines with the forward facing inlet with the oil over air chamber...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-28-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,794
Posted By Robert Anglin
Agreed.

You will get a lot of pride out of learning the new to you skills that it will take.
I liked doing it the old fashioned way with jigs and one rivet at a time. With buying the parts and tools as we...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-27-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By Robert Anglin
US, too.

We made-up the wing and tanks as a unit and fitted everything with all the bolts in place. Have not had to take them back off anytime after that. So far no leaks, so all is good as we used a good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By Robert Anglin
Read.

The above post is correct. If you read the AD, it just tells you to refer to the installation manual and use the instructions for testing the unit out of that section of the manual to comply with the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-22-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,421
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

We like the way Steve has mentioned. We take everything off line, then boot up the GDU. Load the new software and then bring the other items in the Garmin system on line. It take a minuet or less...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-19-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,640
Posted By Robert Anglin
what we did.

WE put a constant card compass in the middle of the glair-shield, then put the puck up on the skin just to the left of the front Baggage. It work grate up there and is away from any heat or "EMF"....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-15-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,262
Posted By Robert Anglin
OH boy.

I don't think you are going to like any answer on this one because there are so many things to consider on this subject. If you have a type tagged engine an aftermarket kit engine., How well is it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,346
Posted By Robert Anglin
No problems.

I can see where Scot is coming from. We had put the Van's rivets in to start with at the Van's plan sight and they works quite OK. Once we decided to put in the Garmin ADHAR and heated pitot, we...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-04-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By Robert Anglin
Note of addition.

When we got the IN-5400 diodes, we took the one that had failed apart to look close at it. The diode that was in it was stamped IN-4006, a one Amp rating and a third of the size of the new IN-5400....
Forum: Interiors 03-02-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,419
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes.

Yes you are correct. But it was felt that to those few whom could pick and choose to be able to Roll their own with the wide selection of supplies available at that site it may benefit those few. We...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 871
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

We got the Safe Air One tube kit and just cut a short link of tube, then RTV slipped it over the end of the pitot tube on the Garmin pitot. Then you just clip it on with the quick connectors from the...
Forum: Interiors 02-28-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,419
Posted By Robert Anglin
This may help a few.

We did a lot of homework on this subject and found the best answers from a company up in Washington State. Pegasus Aeromarine Inc., a mister Dan Newland 360-437-9360. They have a very good catalog...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-27-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By Robert Anglin
Up-date.

We may have found some idea of what was going south on this one. After taking it off so we could wait for the replacement to get here. I found that I could hold the wire and slightly twist the ring...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-26-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By Robert Anglin
Thanks.

Thanks, guys. I had not thought of B&C, but have procured a lot from them down threw time. We have the one that comes with the starters from Kelly. I think it is the same as the one Spruce sells. I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-25-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By Robert Anglin
Starter relay diode?

This one is for my electrical wizzes out there. Had a starter relay diode go fault on me probably vibration and sharted. Question is both Van's and Spruce have these but they are different venders....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-23-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,421
Posted By Robert Anglin
Interesting

Have not read this post for a few days. We had uploaded 5.7 just after it came out and have flown a couple of CX runs in the last two weeks with Auto at the helm. We have not seen any thing a miss in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,887
Posted By Robert Anglin
WE have found much the same as above in testing...

WE have found much the same as above in testing we left them down at hi-cruse power and the aircraft just drug up to around 120-125 and would not go anything more in level flight. No we did not do it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes.

Yes we have one with the Garmin heated pitot. We cut it a little shorter but not by much, just to make it at an optimum to catch the slip stream and have as little drag at the same time. Nice unit,...
Forum: RV-10 02-09-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By Robert Anglin
30 Nm.

Yep it hurts when you get a 30 Nm ring, but I think you will get over that in a hurry, good going. Yours, R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-07-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By Robert Anglin
Another way.

You mays want more, but if you go to the Garmin G3X installation manual most all of the Servo's, their brackets and the installations are illustrated.
Hope this helps. R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: Rocket 01-30-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,758
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

We did much as Walt did, but kept the breakers on the arm rest to the right then only put some of the TSO switch type for the devices that are on the panel it's self at the bottom of the radio stack....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-20-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,528
Posted By Robert Anglin
+1, for me too.

I like it. If you had put the A.P. on top of the stack you would be right at home in our 8. You will like it, good work. Yours, R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-20-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By Robert Anglin
Thanks.

Thanks Ray, I am looking for the OTR filter that crosses to the Tempest or Champion number. I have seen the ORT filters and think they are the same units that are sold as TSO units, but without the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-19-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By Robert Anglin
OIL filter

Has anyone got the cross over number for the OTR- ON TRACK RACING oil filter to replace the standard AA48108-2 PMA filters? I can't seem to pull up their catalog. Thanks, R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-19-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Robert Anglin
Same here.

The springs in them get bad a lot. I would get another good brand one and just change it out. Your call. Yours. R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,692
Posted By Robert Anglin
Same here.

We found the same thing and put a PTT on the panel just under the throttle as well as the one on the stick. Two reasons it was done. One its a back up to the one on the stick. If you have ever lost a...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-16-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,538
Posted By Robert Anglin
We agreed with this thought, after looking at...

We agreed with this thought, after looking at some 60-70 years of history behind making it simple and reliable, We went with the same system that Conti has used for many years on the IO-470, 520...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,094
Posted By Robert Anglin
No.

The FBO's on the road will have both. We had Used the Cessna Type quite a bit on other singles and twins and found it to be more robust for a heavy jump as we like to use #2 Battery cable in the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,094
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

As with the last post and if we are taking an 8 here. We used a Cessna type plug and mounted it with a 4130 shop made bracket to the engine mount in the upper right corner at an angle, up and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-09-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,934
Posted By Robert Anglin
Go with Lycon.

I think if you use an Infer-Red camera you will find that the answer is as Lycon suggests. Only the hub will pick-up a small amount of heat and then through it off into the air stream. Hope this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,023
Posted By Robert Anglin
NO, and Yes.

I don't think that if an RV is put together per the standards that it would not pass Part 23. I have seen most of the testing and found it to be in line with what we have seen in that respect. I also...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-24-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,515
Posted By Robert Anglin
Tip.

Down though the years we have found that these small leaks can be hard to spot at first. But once you find that you have one we just clean the area with some brake clean from your local aircraft car...
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