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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-17-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By Mark33
I値l be incorporating the anti-splat cowl flap on...

I値l be incorporating the anti-splat cowl flap on my new -7 build. How much did your temperatures drop after installing one on your 6A? Also, did you install one or two?....I知 only going to install...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-17-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By Mark33
I値l take everything if the other offers fall...

I値l take everything if the other offers fall through.

Mark
Forum: RV-12 10-12-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,190
Posted By Mark33
Fore and aft intake manifold.

Ross, What about designing an intake manifold/collective that runs fore and aft...similar to the Edge Performance setup? A single throttle body could be used with this type of intake and the...
Forum: RV-12 10-12-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,190
Posted By Mark33
I'm sure Ross will chime in but I think he was...

I'm sure Ross will chime in but I think he was referring to a standing external alternator like we were discussing....but there may be other options. If that anemic Rotax charging system could be...
Forum: ADS-B 10-11-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Mark33
Sorry for the misquote. The point being is that...

Sorry for the misquote. The point being is that the setup that I have works well together, it's a clean installation, and you're not limited as to where you can travel outside of the country. How and...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-11-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Mark33
Take advantage of the G3x/625 discount

You might want to check with Stein and see if anyone is planning on purchasing a G3x system but not planning on taking advantage of the discount special that they can get on the 625 when purchasing...
Forum: ADS-B 10-11-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By Mark33
You're right, there's a lot of options to choose...

You're right, there's a lot of options to choose from and sometimes it gets a little overwhelming. I think a lot of it boils down to 1. what do you already have, 2. where you're going to go, and 3....
Forum: RV-12 10-11-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,190
Posted By Mark33
I know there's other options for adding...

I know there's other options for adding additional charging power to the Rotax but what about ditching that entire setup and just going with a single modern external alternator that we're all...
Forum: RV-12 10-11-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,190
Posted By Mark33
912 charging system VS. standard externally alternator

Couldn't that anemic 912 charging system be ditched and replaced with a standard external alternator? I wouldn't think that would be very difficult to do and would really bring the charging system up...
Forum: RV-12 10-11-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Mark33
Hey Ron, this is a total thread drift, but how do...

Hey Ron, this is a total thread drift, but how do you like your UL Power engine? Have you ever had a Rotax that you can compare and contrast it to? If you'd like to just send me a PM or even start a...
Forum: RV-12 10-10-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,190
Posted By Mark33
Edge Performance offers an EFII system. It’s very...

Edge Performance offers an EFII system. It’s very similar to the current EFI/EFII systems that are currently being offered for our Lycoming based engines. After I’m finished building my current RV-7...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-08-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Mark33
I can vouch for Paul...he does great work....

I can vouch for Paul...he does great work. http://www.weepnomorellc.com

Mark
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,937
Posted By Mark33
Thumbs down I値l be using a three position double pole...

I値l be using a three position double pole Honeywell TL toggle switch with a lockout...(off/on/momentary start). The lockout is between off and on which will keep me from inadvertently flipping it to...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-28-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,370
Posted By Mark33
Wow...those some impressive numbers!! I tried to...

Wow...those some impressive numbers!! I tried to view your video but I wasn稚 unable to do so. The link went to tiny-pic but nothing was there. That痴 a really nice bird you have there and I知 sure...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-27-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,370
Posted By Mark33
Numbers please

Hey Woody, I知 building a -7 so I知 not in the market for one, but if I were I壇 definitely be interested in yours. So just out of curiosity, would you please post some numbers on that...
Forum: RV-12 09-22-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,592
Posted By Mark33
I haven稚 installed one 土et in the -7 that I知...

I haven稚 installed one 土et in the -7 that I知 building, but I can tell you it痴 definitely the one I知 going with. I did get to play around with the vernier assist a little bit while I was at...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-19-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 27,271
Posted By Mark33
Hi Jason, It would be interesting to see some...

Hi Jason,

It would be interesting to see some pictures of how you did your cylinder wraps. Can you please post some pictures or email them directly to me.

Thanks,
Mark
TreeTopFlyer33 at the gmail...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-18-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By Mark33
Mag problem VS. hot fuel/vapor lock

So are you sure you池e having a mag problem and not a hot fuel/vapor lock problem?

Mark
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Mark33
My buddy is running the Ellison throttle body on...

My buddy is running the Ellison throttle body on his -7 and he just ran an 1/8 return line back to the left tank. Being that small it doesn稚 affect his fuel pressure enough to make a difference in...
Forum: Safety 09-16-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,972
Posted By Mark33
The Honeywell 'TL' series switches with the...

The Honeywell 'TL' series switches with the 斗ockout are bulletproof. I have them on both the fuel pump and master. My master switch is a three position switch that does double duty as the master...
Forum: Texas (South) 09-08-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,170
Posted By Mark33
I just heard that good news the other day....it's...

I just heard that good news the other day....it's a fun place to fly to for the $100 hamburger. Now if only the Bluebell creamery would be open on the weekend. 🍦😋
Forum: RV-12 09-08-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,592
Posted By Mark33
If Vans doesn稚 have the 砺ernier-assist you can...

If Vans doesn稚 have the 砺ernier-assist you can order it directly from McFarlane.

Mark
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 77,867
Posted By Mark33
I think that you have to decide what mission a...

I think that you have to decide what mission a particular aircraft is going to be used for when designing it because if you're not careful you'll end up with something that's not really particularly...
Forum: RV-12 09-07-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,592
Posted By Mark33
That is correct, and as you stated they are...

That is correct, and as you stated they are specifically referred to as 砺ernier assist. It痴 the best throttle cable you can buy.

Mark
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,395
Posted By Mark33
Talking I would have to wear an entire nitrile body...

I would have to wear an entire nitrile body suit!! LOL! 😜
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,395
Posted By Mark33
Thanks Mel. I guess I'll have an hours worth of...

Thanks Mel. I guess I'll have an hours worth of wiping down each day. Fortunately, I'm planning on painting but I'd still like to keep the aluminum as pretty as I can.

Mark
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,395
Posted By Mark33
Sweat VS. aluminum

Are there any recommendations to prevent/clean up surface oxidation on the aluminum skins while you're building your airplane? Naturally, while you're working on it you're going to break a sweat and...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-27-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
Very nice work Michael...I wish I trusted my...

Very nice work Michael...I wish I trusted my welding skills enough to try something like that!! :)

Mark
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-26-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
Very clean installation!!

Very clean installation!!
Forum: Safety 08-26-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,726
Posted By Mark33
Assess your own personal skill level. You stated...

Assess your own personal skill level. You stated that this past Father's Day you "finally" got to share you passion of flight with both of your children. Maybe I'm reading into it, but are you a...
Forum: Tools 08-26-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Mark33
I agree. It痴 always a pleasure to to business...

I agree. It痴 always a pleasure to to business with them and you値l always get a quality tool.

Mark
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-25-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
Yes, my pumps will be mounted on the floorboard...

Yes, my pumps will be mounted on the floorboard just forward of the fuel selector. The main fuel line will turn up and run up the firewall (on the cockpit side) and then exit the firewall up as high...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-25-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
Hey Greg, I agree, a flow-through type of...

Hey Greg,

I agree, a flow-through type of plumbing system will provide that constant fresh flow of fuel to the injectors at all times but as Ross mentioned, as that fuel is making its journey around...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-25-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
Hey Charlie, picture this layout. One main fuel...

Hey Charlie, picture this layout. One main fuel line exiting the cockpit and tied into the firewall mounted distribution block. The distribution block will have four items attached to it. 1. One fuel...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-24-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
Thanks for the information Charlie!! Yes, that’s...

Thanks for the information Charlie!! Yes, that’s exactly what I was describing and hoping that I could use. I think that I may be better off in the long run following the standard EFI plumbing...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-24-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
So I guess my new plumbing plan will be to mount...

So I guess my new plumbing plan will be to mount a fuel distribution block on the firewall and basically have everything going into it (supply line, fuel rail distribution lines, and regulator). At...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-24-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
Roger that...thanks Greg...and Ross for the...

Roger that...thanks Greg...and Ross for the reply痴!!

Mark
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-24-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
Talking It appears that in reality that the pressure in...

It appears that in reality that the pressure in that fuel log/distribution block would remain constant regardless as to which port the regulator was tied into it...just as long as the return fuel is...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-24-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
That would make sense. With there being a "vent"...

That would make sense. With there being a "vent" port on the regulator I can see where it would be sensing atmospheric pressures and not MAP. I guess the way I understood it as the manufacturer was...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-24-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
Ross, Yeah, that's exactly what I thought, but...

Ross,

Yeah, that's exactly what I thought, but according to MagnaFuel a vacuum reference isn't necessary. There is port on the side of the regulator that can be used as either a "boost" port or just...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-24-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,391
Posted By Mark33
Talking Don, I think the graph that you have pictured is...

Don,

I think the graph that you have pictured is really showing yourself hooked up to an EKG. I知 seeing some ST segment elevation and I think you may be having a heart attact due to you being so...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-24-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
Hey John, I知 using the MagnaFuel (part number...

Hey John,

I知 using the MagnaFuel (part number MP-9925-B). I think Jegs or Summet has the best price on them. Oh, one other thing, there痴 no vacuum control line needed for these. I actually called...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-22-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
Thanks for the reply Caleb! I'm planning on...

Thanks for the reply Caleb! I'm planning on setting mine up "kind of" the same....but different. LOL I'm going to design mine with an actual fuel rail on each side of the motor, but not have a full...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-22-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
Hey Caleb, I see that you have a fuel...

Hey Caleb, I see that you have a fuel distribution block/logg mounted on your firewall and you池e not using an actual fuel rail. Have you experienced any hot fuel related issues such as vapor lock or...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-21-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,382
Posted By Mark33
Hey Ross, I've also heard conflicting stories...

Hey Ross,

I've also heard conflicting stories that the O2 sensor needs to be placed fairly close to the head (within a few inches). I'm assuming that's to help keep the lead burned off. But on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,328
Posted By Mark33
Hey Bill, The -7 that I'm building has the same...

Hey Bill,

The -7 that I'm building has the same fuselage as your -9. Those lord mounts can be a real pain in the rear...I wish I knew your trick for dealing with them. LOL!! Once I had mine on I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,328
Posted By Mark33
Mine is. All I do is level the fuselage out and...

Mine is. All I do is level the fuselage out and everything goes together easily. Does that front landing gear come off on a nose Dragger?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,328
Posted By Mark33
Engine installation (on/off)

Once the engine is bolted up to the motor mount and you don't have to deal with the lord mounts anymore, it's easy to temporarily bolt the entire assembly up to the firewall with four bolts. An...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-18-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,672
Posted By Mark33
Hey Brian, If you壇 like I can put you in...

Hey Brian,

If you壇 like I can put you in contact with my buddy that has the Ellison and the return setup on his -7 and he can step you through exactly how he plumbed it. I know he uses an on/off...
Forum: Texas (South) 08-16-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By Mark33
Use Mel. He値l do you right and make your...

Use Mel. He値l do you right and make your inspection an enjoyable process. He inspected my first -7 and my buddy痴 -7 and he値l be inspecting my second -7 that I知 currently building.

Mark
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 77,867
Posted By Mark33
I agree. Although I love a tandem bush plane, in...

I agree. Although I love a tandem bush plane, in the high and fast cross country speedsters that we fly I think a comfortable side by side seating configuration makes more sense. Fast tandems are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 77,867
Posted By Mark33
Christmas wish list to Santa....uhh, I mean Vans!!

I’m sure that if Vans designs another airplane that they’ll go in the direction that their market research tells them that they’ll be the most successful and make the most money. It’s fun to read...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-15-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 643
Posted By Mark33
I think his best bet would be to send it back in...

I think his best bet would be to send it back in to Ellison for a rebuild. They can be a little hard to reach by email but if you call and leave a message they値l usually return your call pretty...
Forum: Propellers 08-14-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,828
Posted By Mark33
Hey Mark, man, that痴 a pretty airplane! I知...

Hey Mark, man, that痴 a pretty airplane! I知 building a -7 with that same three blade Catto prop. Granted our airplanes are different with yours being a -9 and that you池e running an IO-320 and I値l...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-12-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,075
Posted By Mark33
Thanks for the explanation Michael...that makes...

Thanks for the explanation Michael...that makes sense.

Mark
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-12-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,075
Posted By Mark33
Please elaborate

Ross, can you please explain your statement of 塗aving it on one runner being really bad a little more in detail?

Thanks,
Mark
Forum: Safety 08-12-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By Mark33
Easy access

I look at it as a nice little safety net for anyone who may not either have room for a standard fire extinguisher or who doesn稚 usually carry one in the airplane at all. It looks like it would be...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-12-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,038
Posted By Mark33
Flap motor

If you need a new flap motor, get the one from Pat Hatch.

Pat@PHAviation.com
https://www.phaviation.com

Mark
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-11-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,672
Posted By Mark33
He has the Ellison throttle body on his -7 but...

He has the Ellison throttle body on his -7 but I’m sure the same thing could be done even if you had a carburetor or injected setup. The key is to purge that hot fuel out so that your fuel...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-11-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,672
Posted By Mark33
Vapor lock

I previously posted the following on another thread:

My buddy had basically the same problem with fuel getting hot and vapor locking. He ended up installing a small 1/8" return line to his left...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 77,867
Posted By Mark33
RV Prime...Sweet!! 😎👍

RV Prime...Sweet!! 😎👍
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 77,867
Posted By Mark33
Van痴 VS. Rans

I'd love an all aluminum, two door, Vans Super Cub with 31's, I'll probably end up with a Rans S-7. If Rans would do a tandem version of the S-21, I'd build it. The S-7 is a great little airplane and...
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