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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-04-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By turbosaaber
rental

go to the kit fox forum and do a quick search...there is a gentleman there whom rents his for 5 days for $50. He has a list and will provide instructions for payment and where to send it next.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-02-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By turbosaaber
Dynavibe

No longer needed. Thank you. For those who wish to learn to do this there is a nice gentleman on a kit fox site that is renting his dynavibe classic for 50 for 5 days so he is running a list and...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-01-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By turbosaaber
WTB. Dynavibe classic

Hi...want to buy a dynavibe classic...anyone have one they are willing to part with?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-23-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By turbosaaber
I have one too.

sv-gps-250 have one for sale if anyone interested....sorry to piggyback. pm or email me.

same price as above.
Forum: Safety 01-10-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,107
Posted By turbosaaber
ZLA

Howard, I was just going to post but you beat me to it! Do you know Freeman, or Sensback? I work at ZMA.

Slow moving targets do not always show up due to a equipment filter....Moving Target...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-03-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,359
Posted By turbosaaber
ato fuses

I used ATO fuses mounted on a hinge under the right side of the panel. It was easy and I understand there are pros and cons. I did use some switch breakers for some but mostly ATO fuses under the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,508
Posted By turbosaaber
hang in there

I remember my lawyer saying don't worry you will be eating peanut butter jelly sandwiches for some time but you will be OK. He was right, paid a lot of money for that tidbit of info. Glad you will...
Forum: Propellers 12-23-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,714
Posted By turbosaaber
catto prop?

What about a catto prop? You might want to give Nicole a call at catto propellers.
Forum: Propellers 11-09-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,401
Posted By turbosaaber
catto constant speed

I think we are all wondering about the catto constant speed development. I know I am! Seems like with their development in the FP market seems like a sure winner in the CS market.
Forum: Propellers 11-06-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By turbosaaber
7k overhaul

Just talked to the prop shop near my house. Switch to a suffix b hub and overhaul 7k. Prop was overhauled 5 years ago. With vans price of 8k for a BA why would anyone overhaul a prop?
Forum: Propellers 11-06-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By turbosaaber
Possible prop

Well I just looked inside the spinner and to d a bunch of prop grease built up by the blade. Itís an A hub so looks like the hub will need to be changed at the least. Might be a time to upgrade to...
Forum: Propellers 11-05-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By turbosaaber
No screws in fwd bulkhead

Also I do have a depression in a section of the aft spinner as dan describes so perhaps I should redo backplate and add screws up front too
Forum: Propellers 11-04-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By turbosaaber
no loosing of screws or bolts.

IO-360-a1b6. Had a little vibration 2400 20-24". Since the clearance increased no vibration. Vans spinner with forward and aft bulkheads aft having a doubler. Nuts not bottomed out, plenty of...
Forum: Propellers 11-04-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By turbosaaber
possible problem fixed

Thank you Walt very true statement and good advice.

I believe the problem which led to two failures was the blade to spinner clearance was not adequate causing the spinner to wobble putting stress...
Forum: Propellers 11-04-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By turbosaaber
Chris z

Thank you so much! I sent Chris a pm but I know he is not too active here and it was only hours ago. Thanks again...hopefully we will get this fixed.

carl
Forum: Propellers 11-04-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By turbosaaber
carbon fiber spinner backplate

I see on Chris Z website N91cz had the same issue with his lancer and he fabricated a carbon fiber backplate which fixed the problem. I think he used an autoclave along with vacuum bagging but not...
Forum: Propellers 11-04-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By turbosaaber
Angry RV7 CS spinner bulkhead crack...carbon fiber?

Well this is the second time my spinner bulkhead cracked. First I suspect was due to prop not being balanced...hartzell CS. Had prop balanced, compression test done, no pulses. One thing I did...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,388
Posted By turbosaaber
wow

Been doing ATC since 89 and I rarely see extreme turbulence. Impossible to control aircraft and possible structural damage, glad they are ok and a thorough aircraft inspection should follow. Wow.
Forum: RV-14 02-03-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By turbosaaber
Cherrymax

I think I would use a cherrymax.
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 02-03-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,612
Posted By turbosaaber
Not always

I work at Miami artcc and we have a lot of unscheduled activations of special use airspace. Best to check with us just to be sure.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-30-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 20,005
Posted By turbosaaber
Question Cad file?

Has anyone made a cad file for a battery box shim for a shorai battery in a pc680 battery box? Figured Iíd check here first. Seems like it would be a neat 3D printer project.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-30-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,037
Posted By turbosaaber
40 lb weight

I just used a 40lb dumbbell and a rope around the tail spring. Easy and quick.
Forum: COMM 08-02-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,398
Posted By turbosaaber
FSS

FSS does not have radar so they can't provide flight following. That service is provided by Approach or Center. Hope that helps....
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,906
Posted By turbosaaber
icao format

Well its mainly ICAO format, but this is the direction the FAA is moving for Flight plans and planning since there are so many different configurations available now. Some electronic flight plan...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,906
Posted By turbosaaber
Nordo

No radio. Communication failure for whatever reason
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,906
Posted By turbosaaber
ask

Ask for direct, worst we can say is No, if you don't get your request perhaps the controller will put you on a heading or give you a different fix further on your route which he can permit based on...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,906
Posted By turbosaaber
direct

We would like to give you direct but it is based on traffic congestion and flow. We take you out on certain routes because it is safe, if you go NORDO at least you are not flying head on with a 777...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,906
Posted By turbosaaber
departure times

OK, when you file your IFR with a P time of xxxx, your flight plan is now in the system but will not assign a discrete beacon code to your flight plan until 30 min prior to your proposed departure...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,906
Posted By turbosaaber
equipment suffix

Our old system gave us the ability to change equipment suffix easily but now the computer looks at each component of your equipment and aircraft capabilities to determine the correct suffix. This is...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,906
Posted By turbosaaber
Talking automation

FSS will not be able to help you on your quest as the reason you receive a different route other than filed is due to our automation(FAA). We try to keep departures and arrivals procedurally...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,106
Posted By turbosaaber
great guy

He did my prop two weeks ago and I'm still amazed at how much different it flies.

Brian get ur transponder fixed and let's go catch some Red's.
Forum: Propellers 02-04-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 937
Posted By turbosaaber
prop balance pirep

well I have a hartzell prop on my RV7 and after 175 hours I was doing the condition inspection and saw I had cracks developing on the doubler on the spinner backplate. So I removed and reinstalled...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,605
Posted By turbosaaber
Talking look to the side a bit

I think we all have had the same problem but once you get your sight pic figured out you will be fine. take a glance lower left and look at the runway. just a quick glance will let you know more...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-21-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,914
Posted By turbosaaber
thank you Dan

Thank you for your explanation as I understand what is happening now. I was wondering too if the two exhaust pipes are also creating von karmen vortex streets as well and wondered if creating a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-20-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,914
Posted By turbosaaber
which would be better

a teardrop fairing without a lump or one with one. I guess it would be best to just make two and test. The one without the lump would be different than Bob's as its sides would taper and curve in a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-20-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,914
Posted By turbosaaber
sorry for the large pic....moderators feel free to resize

sorry about the size of pic...i thought medium would be fine but it is too large.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-19-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,914
Posted By turbosaaber
Increase exit air velocity and smooth airflow

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/280x200q90/742/88dh5Y.jpg Dan, not sure what you mean. Bob axom's testing showed marginal gains from side skirts. Vettermans design seems to smooth out the airflow....
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-19-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,914
Posted By turbosaaber
exhaust exit fairing dimensions

Made a fairing, took the pressure recover wheel pant and used it as a basic outline for the fairing but it looks way longer than Larry Vetterman's. Does anyone have any dimensions out there? Just...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-15-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,049
Posted By turbosaaber
ty

thank you Bruce...I'll give it another shot....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-15-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,049
Posted By turbosaaber
Question mac users

Are the terrain updates compatible with Mac? Seems like I'm having a problem. Extremely slow...like forecasting 7+hours
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-04-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,939
Posted By turbosaaber
aluminum?

Has anyone built one out of aluminum? I know it would be a lot more money but would the weight savings help. Would be too difficult to make it rigid enough? Just pondering options. looking at...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-04-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,939
Posted By turbosaaber
can u please post ur video again

seems like it is not working. I like what you have done but would love to see it in action. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,255
Posted By turbosaaber
ty

thanks guys I'll get a hold of banyan and have them update their website and spread the word. I'm just amazed by the wealth of knowledge here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,255
Posted By turbosaaber
don't think so

I don't think so, was there just a few weeks ago. I didn't have one and no one asked either. I think they are more concerned with getting paid and the us adiz is all about filing correctly and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,889
Posted By turbosaaber
gns530w upgrade and adsb

Santa fell for the "Its the last thing needed for the RV" trick. So an waas upgrade and adsb skyview module was under the tree. Happy Holidays everyone.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-24-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,164
Posted By turbosaaber
your preference really

I put my cabin heat all the way on the right side of the panel, I live in florida so we don't use cabin heat much. My parking brake is located center lower on the left of the throttle. The knob is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-08-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,382
Posted By turbosaaber
FI

I would think about doing what would be more difficult to build now because when you start flying, taking the airplane down to do upgrades is like going to the dentist. I would do the fuel injection...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-26-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,955
Posted By turbosaaber
coarse sand paper

I just used coarse sand paper to rough it up then applied sika. So far so good....
Forum: Florida (South) 11-14-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By turbosaaber
rv7

RV7 in wellington fd38. Would be happy to show you.

Take care,

Carl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-04-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,357
Posted By turbosaaber
both sides

I had mine done on my rv7 and they did both sides, looks and works great.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By turbosaaber
sure

Jesse,

I will be in OCF this weekend, I'll give you a call. I'm interested. Thanks,

Carl
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-22-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 81,313
Posted By turbosaaber
tk

TK soar in heaven...BC
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,736
Posted By turbosaaber
icom

I used two mounted above my radio rack, I will post a pic. They work great. It is a separate unit with two cables, all lcom.

Take care,

/Users/carlbridges/Pictures/iPhoto...
Forum: GPS 09-10-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By turbosaaber
0 hours

it was new, no hours at all on the unit. Thanks for your input as the reason behind my post is to help people with their choices or at least understand what could happen to them. If I had to do it...
Forum: GPS 09-10-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By turbosaaber
its a genuine garmin part

I found two companies who have the part number listed, just waiting for a quote. Seems like this board is used in quite a few units. My thoughts were to have the battery changed and the board at...
Forum: GPS 09-10-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By turbosaaber
thks

Thank you Bob. I called garmin and found the part number for the board. He said since you shot an ILS he doubts it is wiring, I asked that too. He said it is more than likely the board. so I...
Forum: GPS 09-10-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By turbosaaber
GNS530 gs requires service

Hello,

Well my rv became a plane last december and I purchased a gns530 new from a builder that decided to another route. Well I missed the boat on the 1500 waas upgrade and I thought it would be...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-17-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,674
Posted By turbosaaber
ty

that is the reason i fly. Sharing one's passion.
Forum: Florida (South) 07-18-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,133
Posted By turbosaaber
mky

try MKY, fuel is more expensive but if you buy fuel, they don't charge for overnights. Great airport, friendly people.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-01-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,254
Posted By turbosaaber
yes

Tom,

A co-worker just purchased an 8a a few months ago, I'll give him your number if that's ok.

Carl
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-10-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,635
Posted By turbosaaber
teak grips

I love my teak grips, you fly with your fingers anyway, I love the look and get compliments all the time. I think it is all personal.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-21-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,460
Posted By turbosaaber
some have used 7666-2 on rv7

I know a few rv-ers have used the 74" prop on the rv7.
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