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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,551
Posted By Mark33
WhiskeyHotel extended range tanks.

I have the WhiskeyHotel extended range tanks in my -4 which gives me an additional 8 gallons of fuel...(40 gallons total). Itís a pretty easy solution to extend your range by quite a bit.

Mark
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,968
Posted By Mark33
True, but the physical still has to be performed...

True, but the physical still has to be performed by an M.D./D.O. I think BasicMed is definitely a move in the right direction. All Iím saying is that resources should be used in the most efficient...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,968
Posted By Mark33
Advanced practice P.A.ís and N.P.ís

Not allowing P.A.’s and N.P.’s to perform the history and physicals required for Basic Med is dumb. This is what they do best!....and they always have an M.D. to consult with in the event they come...
Forum: RV-10 01-15-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,111
Posted By Mark33
This is great information. So I understand...

This is great information. So I understand adhering to the max 300* CHT rule but can you please describe in further details as to what power settings you'd want to achieve this. Would you want to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Mark33
Has anyone tried these capacitive fuel level...

Has anyone tried these capacitive fuel level probed from Belite? They're pretty expensive but they sure looks like it would be a nice clean installation....
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-14-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,476
Posted By Mark33
Honeywell toggle switches

Yeah, that same Honeywell 2TL1- switch comes in about ten different configurations based on lockout position or no lockout at all, momentary or not, all three positions on, one position off, etc....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By Mark33
Add this feature to ForeFlight logbook

All of this sound like something that ForeFlight could easily add to their lineup. I already use their logbook feature for logging my flights. My instructor was also able to sign/endorse my FF...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,094
Posted By Mark33
Come on Allan, get with it....we need a solution...

Come on Allan, get with it....we need a solution for the -7/9 T.D. :)
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-12-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,476
Posted By Mark33
Like I'd mentioned in my previous post, check out...

Like I'd mentioned in my previous post, check out the Honeywell 2TL1-31 switch. It's a very heavy duty double pole/three position switch with a lockout preventing you from inadvertently moving the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-11-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,059
Posted By Mark33
Beautiful!! Are the military insignias painted...

Beautiful!! Are the military insignias painted on or are they vinyl graphics?
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-11-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,476
Posted By Mark33
I like the idea of having switches do double...

I like the idea of having switches do double duty. Although I don't have much feedback to give you on your particular architecture, I would encourage to look at the Honeywell TL switches. The two...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,146
Posted By Mark33
Now THATís funny!!

Now THATís funny!!
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,689
Posted By Mark33
Mine is a simple three position honeywell...

Mine is a simple three position honeywell switch....off/master on/momentary start. I may end up incorporating a hidden toggle switch somewhere under the dash that I'll run the small solenoid engage...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Mark33
Iím also building a -7 with the S.J. cowling and...

Iím also building a -7 with the S.J. cowling and Iím not installing the alternate air inlet in mine.

Mark
Forum: Texas (South) 01-03-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By Mark33
That was probably my buddy Woody that you met. I...

That was probably my buddy Woody that you met. I get down there as often as I can, but Woodyís there all the time. He flys a -7 out of there and I fly a -4....and Iím also building a -7 there. The...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-03-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,327
Posted By Mark33
I saw that IMAX movie years ago and it is...

I saw that IMAX movie years ago and it is absolutely amazing!

Mark
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-02-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By Mark33
Yeah, Gil was asking the same question. Maybe...

Yeah, Gil was asking the same question. Maybe (hopefully) it doesnít. Like I told Gil, it just seems like I remember mine having to come out for the shop to do their check. Iím not sure exactly why...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-02-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By Mark33
Great job Chris!!

Great job Chris!!
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-02-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By Mark33
You may very well be correct Gil. It just seems...

You may very well be correct Gil. It just seems like every time Iíve ever had a transponder check done that the shop that did it pulled it out for some reason. Maybe I need to go to a different shop....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-02-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,868
Posted By Mark33
Sorry Mel, youíre correct. So please insert EAB...

Sorry Mel, youíre correct. So please insert EAB in the place of E-LSA. As a matter of fact, Iíll edit my post.

Mark
Forum: Texas (South) 01-02-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By Mark33
Hi Andrew, If youíd be willing to drive a little...

Hi Andrew,

If youíd be willing to drive a little bit south of San Antonio (between San Antonio and Corpus) down to Live Oak County (8T6) Iím sure I could hook you up with a ride in a -7. Shoot me...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-02-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,868
Posted By Mark33
Roger that! Has anyone built a 12 (EAB) with an...

Roger that! Has anyone built a 12 (EAB) with an Edge Performance 912 EFII/turbo? Iíll bet that would be one heck of a performer!! When Iím finished with my current -7 project Iím planning on building...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-02-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,868
Posted By Mark33
Iím not a 12 builder, but that sure looks like a...

Iím not a 12 builder, but that sure looks like a lot of plumbing. Why wouldnít you guys use a duel fuel pump setup from SDS or EFII? The way the fuel pumps are mounted in their manifold would really...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-02-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,361
Posted By Mark33
Thereís really nothing to ďre-doĒ. The almost 14...

Thereís really nothing to ďre-doĒ. The almost 14 kit is super easy to install and inexpensive as well. Just do it...youíll never regret it. I think that the almost 14 kit and the supertracks canopy...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-01-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By Mark33
Did you have to build your own battery box for...

Did you have to build your own battery box for the 625 or did the 680 battery box work? I actually have the Earth-X battery box and I think itís a little bit bigger than that standard 680 box.

Mark
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,949
Posted By Mark33
Your analysis of them and their mission is much...

Your analysis of them and their mission is much kinder then mine as to their modus operandi. I too have had my share of dealing with these people and as Iím sure you can tell, I donít hold them in...
Forum: RV-14 01-01-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,390
Posted By Mark33
AS Flightlines

Tom and Steveís plumbing kits make this an easy installation....at least in the -7. Thanks guys!!

Mark
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-01-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,949
Posted By Mark33
Itís 100% a power trip. Iím all for border...

Itís 100% a power trip. Iím all for border security but these people so hyped up and self consumed by their on paranoia and hunger to impose their power over ďregular peopleĒ, that theyíre going to...
Forum: RV-14 12-31-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,390
Posted By Mark33
Iíve NEVER heard of anyone thatís gone back to...

Iíve NEVER heard of anyone thatís gone back to any of the old-school mechanical systems (fuel, ignition, or both) once theyíve experienced a modern EFI/EFII system. I think that alone speaks...
Forum: RV-14 12-31-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,390
Posted By Mark33
For me, the answer to everything that you...

For me, the answer to everything that you mentioned above...is yes! I think the ďadvantagesĒ are different for different reasons for each individual builder.

For me, it was the move away from old...
Forum: RV-14 12-31-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,390
Posted By Mark33
I guess this is another one of those never ending...

I guess this is another one of those never ending debates...like slider VS. tip-up. I think itís more of a ďpick your poisonĒ decision. Iím doing the EFI/EFII system in my -7 build. I think itís the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By Mark33
Ryan, Thatís great that youíve already installed...

Ryan,

Thatís great that youíve already installed the return fuel fittings. I think youíll find that having a way to to return fuel will come in VERY handy, regardless of what type of fuel system you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 943
Posted By Mark33
I understand your dilemma, but I think youíll...

I understand your dilemma, but I think youíll save yourself a lot of time, money, and aggravation if you decide on a particular fuel system now, during your build. The EFI/EFII systems arenít...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-28-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By Mark33
This was just posted today....

This was just posted today.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=167201
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-28-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,749
Posted By Mark33
Here ya go....

Here ya go.

https://www.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/store.cgi?ident=1543222909-132-609&browse=videos&product=fd_plans
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-24-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By Mark33
My suggestion isnít a panel modification, but The...

My suggestion isnít a panel modification, but The "almost 14" kit from anti-splat may solve your problem.

Also, you may look into modifying the fuel selector box. I'm installing the Andair fuel...
Forum: Engine Monitors 12-19-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By Mark33
A dumb question

So here's a really dumb question: are these connectors used to splice the brown wires that run from the EMS to the CHT's and EGT's....or are they used to make the connection from the brown wires to...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-18-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,861
Posted By Mark33
You MUST make these.

Ok Karl, so I guess you now know that from all of the positive responses that you've received regarding this little console that you have no other choice but to make them and sell them. LOL!! Or, at...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-17-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,861
Posted By Mark33
Very nice!! You should build and sell these and...

Very nice!! You should build and sell these and make a little Avgas money!!
Forum: Painting your RV 12-17-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By Mark33
And that's why I like the idea of using vinyl for...

And that's why I like the idea of using vinyl for graphics....if you don't like it or get tied of looking at it, peel it off and apply a new scheme. I'm going to paint my -7 a solid white and then...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-17-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,949
Posted By Mark33
99.9% is a power trip.

99.9% is a power trip.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,043
Posted By Mark33
Roger that! One more question; how far was it...

Roger that! One more question; how far was it from the step to the ground? Also, I know yours was installed on your -6....but would there be any difference in height (step to ground distance) with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,043
Posted By Mark33
Melís design

Hey Mel,

With the steps coming straight out like that, were they actually very much help getting in and out of the airplane?....or were they more to keep anyone from stepping on the flaps? Also, it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,043
Posted By Mark33
Michael, Is there a plate thatíll go on the...

Michael,
Is there a plate thatíll go on the inside for the through-bolts pass through which then sandwiches the fuselage skin between the outer and inner step plates?

Iím also trying to think of a...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-12-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,314
Posted By Mark33
Itís videos like these that keep all of us...

Itís videos like these that keep all of us daydreaming about backcountry flying.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-12-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,314
Posted By Mark33
Howís the S-7 build coming along?

Howís the S-7 build coming along?
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-11-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,314
Posted By Mark33
Well, I tend to disagree with you a little bit....

Well, I tend to disagree with you a little bit. For starters, this thread is just about having some fun and daydreaming about a few “possibilities” if Vans were to introduce a bush-plane kit. I don’t...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-11-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,314
Posted By Mark33
I actually think there’s room in the Vans “bush...

I actually think there’s room in the Vans “bush plane” market for two different designs. 1. The 170/180 style 2+2 “gentlemen’s” bush-plane that could take the family and or friends on outdoor...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-10-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,797
Posted By Mark33
But it sure would be nice to have a dedicated...

But it sure would be nice to have a dedicated traffic page/tab on the G5. Iím installing two 10.5Ē touch screens in my -7 so for the most part my G-5 will just be along for the ride....but itís the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-08-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By Mark33
Iím installing the same unit in my -7 build. I...

Iím installing the same unit in my -7 build. I donít know the exact location that Iím going to install it yet but I think it needs to be in an area thatís readily accessible. Out of all the rest of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By Mark33
Cockpit/glare-shield lighting

Whatís the best cockpit/glare-shield lightening color?...blue or red? In the old steam-gauge days, red was what was used to project down on the panel to illuminate the gauges and preserved your night...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-06-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
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Views: 877
Posted By Mark33
If you wouldn't mind heading south, my buddy has...

If you wouldn't mind heading south, my buddy has his -7 down in George West....Live Oak County (8T6). I'm sure he wouldn't mind letting y'all check it out and probably even go for a ride. My -7 is...
Forum: RV-14 12-06-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,000
Posted By Mark33
Yes, they need to be modified. I'm installing...

Yes, they need to be modified. I'm installing them on my -7 build and I'm planning on shortening them several inches.

Mark
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-05-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,411
Posted By Mark33
If I can fly my -4 a 600nm trip...one way... a...

If I can fly my -4 a 600nm trip...one way... a couple of times a month, youíll easily be able to do your trip in a 6A. Iím building a -7 and looking forward to the extra space and comfort that the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,179
Posted By Mark33
I vote for the -7

I know everyone has their own personal bias on this subject and I'm no different, but here's my take on it. First and foremost, you can't go wrong with either one. I personally like the side by side...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-01-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,456
Posted By Mark33
Great comparison Jay!

Great comparison Jay!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By Mark33
Well, I finally got a resolution to my shipping...

Well, I finally got a resolution to my shipping dilemma. Yellow freight is going to ship it for me for $129. That sure beats UPS and FedEx quote for over $1,400.

Mark
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By Mark33
Roger that. Iíve been trying to contact her, but...

Roger that. Iíve been trying to contact her, but for some reason theyíre not answering their phone. I guess Iíll keep trying.

Thanks,
Mark
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By Mark33
Ray, I tried that, but even though I have it...

Ray,
I tried that, but even though I have it packaged up using the individual cardboard box method, they would only measure it as if it were in a square box which then put in over the limit of what...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,142
Posted By Mark33
Youíre preaching to the choir!!

Youíre preaching to the choir!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By Mark33
I canít contact Catto

I just packed mine up to ship back to them to get it refurbished. I packaged it up with each blade individually boxed as shown in one of the other post. Due to the dimensions and way both fedex and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,142
Posted By Mark33
Shane, Thanks for the information. So I guess to...

Shane,
Thanks for the information. So I guess to get into an airpark community anywhere in that area youíd basically have to stay north of Pensacola. Iím really not interested in just hangar space....
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