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Forum: Southeast Today, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By Timberwolf
Weíre planning on going. Probably the 7th-9th.

Weíre planning on going. Probably the 7th-9th.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 07:24 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 56,212
Posted By Timberwolf
Van's should have bought Murphy when it was for...

Van's should have bought Murphy when it was for sale a few years ago. Update the drawings and kit contents, along with prepunched skins, and you have an instant success. There's a reason they are so...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-12-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Timberwolf
I use the cat whiskers mounted under the tail....

I use the cat whiskers mounted under the tail. That way it doesn't get kicked and isn't an eyesore. I've installed them on both the -6 and -8 with great...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-12-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By Timberwolf
Steve and others, thanks for the clarification.

Steve and others, thanks for the clarification.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-11-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By Timberwolf
The 35R/45R manual only alludes to the...

The 35R/45R manual only alludes to the connections for the 45R which includes the ADSB traveling back into the GDUXXX, even though in all the drawings it says "Connext traffic/weather Data". None of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-11-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By Timberwolf
Garmin Transponder Hookup

Garmin does a phenomenal job of putting out schematics for all things experimental....except transponder interfaces. I figured that one out the hard way installing a GTX 345 in with a G3X system and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-10-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,302
Posted By Timberwolf
Second the above....waiting on a release...

Second the above....waiting on a release date....anyone?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,806
Posted By Timberwolf
I currently have a dukes but intend on replacing...

I currently have a dukes but intend on replacing it with an AFP when this unit dies. When I initially turn on the pump for a cold start, or a hot start sitting on a hot ramp you can hear it cavitate...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-09-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By Timberwolf
WTB Safety Cable Tool

Anyone got one sitting on a shelf collecting dust they want to get get rid of?
Forum: Southeast 08-09-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Timberwolf
Weíll keep an eye on weather and hope itís cooled...

Weíll keep an eye on weather and hope itís cooled off enough by then. Not too bad of a flight for the Rebel to get over that way. As it gets closer Iíll send a PM if we intend on making it.

Hope to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-07-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,504
Posted By Timberwolf
The scary part of leaning on the ground like that...

The scary part of leaning on the ground like that is the time someone forgets they leaned, then taking off with now an overly lean condition. I lean all my planes, even FI, until they cough when...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-07-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,452
Posted By Timberwolf
Any chance on pricing for the angle valve covers?...

Any chance on pricing for the angle valve covers? Been watching closely but havenít heard anything on those for a while.
Forum: ADS-B 08-03-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By Timberwolf
Ed, I was lucky and my plane had another blade...

Ed,

I was lucky and my plane had another blade antenna previously used for a DME. I was able to hook my GDL 39 into that. Use what ya got!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,777
Posted By Timberwolf
This guy gets it! Just for the record we both...

This guy gets it!

Just for the record we both parked in GAC and had a wonderful experience. Met some great neighbors and had a few drinks. The line guys were nice enough to accommodate us so we...
Forum: ADS-B 08-02-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By Timberwolf
I just ordered my 35R to go along with my gG3X...

I just ordered my 35R to go along with my gG3X and GDL39. Cheapest way Iíve seen to get fully adsb compliant. The 45r would be nice to get weather and traffic on the 650, but that screen is already...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 34,301
Posted By Timberwolf
I think we're missing the mark here. This is...

I think we're missing the mark here. This is sponsored by the EAA, but is intended to bring all GA and beyond aircraft together so we can learn from each other. Not to be political here but people...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,777
Posted By Timberwolf
Sounds good, weíll plan on GAC and enjoy the...

Sounds good, weíll plan on GAC and enjoy the camaraderie over there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,777
Posted By Timberwolf
I think people are getting butthurt over...

I think people are getting butthurt over assumptions. Electrogunner if you read the first post, he has an experimental...the C180 just makes more sense for taking camping gear than a RV-4. The reason...
Forum: Traditional vs. Alternative Powerplants 07-07-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,456
Posted By Timberwolf
Haven't heard anything lately and frankly, the...

Haven't heard anything lately and frankly, the project looks like a wet dream. Do some research and I think you'll come to the conclusion that the claims of that aircraft just aren't attainable at...
Forum: Painting your RV 07-06-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 899
Posted By Timberwolf
I'm keeping a close watch on this thread as I...

I'm keeping a close watch on this thread as I plan on stripping my fuse to repaint. My wings are already bare so I'm half way there. There's some other cool methods out there such as lasers and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By Timberwolf
I use Herculiner on my bush wheels to save the...

I use Herculiner on my bush wheels to save the tread. It has proven itself so well, I'll be using it on the rv after I paint it. I plan on masking off the area and rolling it on. Plus it is xylene...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-10-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,135
Posted By Timberwolf
Care to post the solidworks files? There's been...

Care to post the solidworks files? There's been some nice work done but everyone wants to keep the files close hold for whatever reason. Post it to thingiverse and I bet many people utilize it. It...
Forum: ADS-B 06-06-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,007
Posted By Timberwolf
First burned by navworx, now this. I noticed the...

First burned by navworx, now this. I noticed the lack of traffic advisories but never looked into it. This is why ill be installing a GTX345 into my other aircraft. I know up front what I'm getting...
Forum: ADS-B 06-05-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,007
Posted By Timberwolf
I've got the latest software and have seen the...

I've got the latest software and have seen the same on mine. It usually seems to happen with the traffic that's close by.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-29-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By Timberwolf
Be careful with silicone and aluminum. Acetic...

Be careful with silicone and aluminum. Acetic acid is released on some types while curing which can lead to corrosion. Easiest way to identify is if it smells like vinegar, don't use it.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-27-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,556
Posted By Timberwolf
Dan is correct. Called the GAMI test. Aiming to...

Dan is correct. Called the GAMI test. Aiming to peak at the same fuel flow, regardless of what the actual egt temp is.

http://www.gami.com/gamijectors/leantest.php
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-18-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By Timberwolf
Very easy to fly in. If coming on the weekend and...

Very easy to fly in. If coming on the weekend and range is closed, they will vector you through the restricted area. Otherwise expect to come in the north route around Crestview or the southern route...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,777
Posted By Timberwolf
All valid points. I still question why these...

All valid points. I still question why these manufacturers can’t get a power assembly down to the reasonable price that a VW jug used to cost....then I remembered all the big makers are owned by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-14-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,777
Posted By Timberwolf
EZ, getting off topic but where thereís a will,...

EZ, getting off topic but where thereís a will, thereís a way. Iíve been working to get the toys Iíve wanted since 10 years old farming to get my first RC airplane. I was able to keep working and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By Timberwolf
Just to wrap this thread up I ended up getting...

Just to wrap this thread up I ended up getting the 4 Paws Aviation Muffs for my pup and couldn't be happier. Price was about the same as the mutt muffs. These are more the quality I was expecting for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By Timberwolf
I actually came across those while googling...

I actually came across those while googling yesterday and ordered a set. Looks like much better than mutt muffs as far as design and materials used. In the meantime until they arrive I may still try...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By Timberwolf
My pup is a Belgian Malinois so she does have the...

My pup is a Belgian Malinois so she does have the pointy ears thing going on. Thinking I'll have to make it so it folds her ears down and holds them down while flying. She's 6 months old and does...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By Timberwolf
Awesome posts. I hadn't really thought of...

Awesome posts. I hadn't really thought of starting from scratch, but I like that idea and may try that route first. Anything is better than nothing at this point as one of my planes is very loud...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By Timberwolf
Mutt muffs

Anyone flying their dogs regularly using mutt muffs? From reviews Iím seeing most people say they are just cheap blow molded plastic with a poor design that doesnít even seal around the ear seals....
Forum: Florida (North) 04-24-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,806
Posted By Timberwolf
Hey Eric thereís a few of us over in Milton with...

Hey Eric thereís a few of us over in Milton with rvís plus a slew of bush planes. PM me your info and we can meet up. No building going on for most of us, but there is me retired navy research doc...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,010
Posted By Timberwolf
Wait 150-220C? I hope that's a typo. That's...

Wait 150-220C? I hope that's a typo. That's 300-430F.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-03-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By Timberwolf
Shout out to MGL

Just wanted to say thanks to MGL for fixing me up on my iEFIS Lite system. Iíd been fighting with the AHARS being out to lunch and static on my V6 radio on certain freqs. Matt sent out a loaner unit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By Timberwolf
We will not be attending this year due to the...

We will not be attending this year due to the lack of bathrooms and facilities (not to mention he long walk from HBC) that were lacking last year. Especially for the price you are paying just to...
Forum: Reviews 04-01-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,101
Posted By Timberwolf
Got the flyer as well, received quotes for both...

Got the flyer as well, received quotes for both planes....well above what I pay now. Not impressed.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-26-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,222
Posted By Timberwolf
I use them exclusively. Huge time saver whether...

I use them exclusively. Huge time saver whether it’s 1 or 100 shielded wires to be terminated. In the end the price is a wash whether you’re paying for the labor or the solder sleeve. Plus, it leaves...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By Timberwolf
We use these in the military for austere strips....

We use these in the military for austere strips. Extremely strong, durable, and long lasting. However, not cheap.
http://www.avlite.com/product-category/airfield-lighting/
Forum: COMM 03-05-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,633
Posted By Timberwolf
Funny because aircraft spruce, an authorized...

Funny because aircraft spruce, an authorized garmin dealer, does it the way Dan says garmin says is bad. Of course it behooves you to check and verify all connections as the 3 gtx345ís Iíve gotten...
Forum: Florida (North) 02-26-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,343
Posted By Timberwolf
If you do Destin expect them to route you field...

If you do Destin expect them to route you field 2, White point, Destin. There are 2 FBOs there...both owned by the same guy that gouges. Youíd be better off at crest view. There is a private grass...
Forum: Southeast 02-26-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Timberwolf
Sheltair told me $30 a night when we flew in to...

Sheltair told me $30 a night when we flew in to stay a few nights. Went to leave and the lady said no charge, just come see us again. I was pleasantly surprised
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Timberwolf
Gotta agree with ya on both points. They know...

Gotta agree with ya on both points. They know thereís very little out there that equals all they have to offer so they can afford to drop some of the niceties and services. On the other hand I had an...
Forum: Tools 02-11-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By Timberwolf
Super expensive tool but sometimes required in...

Super expensive tool but sometimes required in tight spots where no other tool can get to....like the prop bolts on a PC-12. But if you own and maintain a PC-12 then this is chump...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-11-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By Timberwolf
Any companies working on developing PCL system?

So I was reading about the 915iS with a company developing a system that automatically controls the governer for the prop. In essence a single power control lever where the computer does the work for...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-08-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By Timberwolf
I personally would just go the 307 with garmin...

I personally would just go the 307 with garmin servos route. I replaced my stec 50 with it and donít regret it one bit. However, the bad news is I donít think the stec is worth anything. Iíve tried...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,555
Posted By Timberwolf
Nice. Youíve gotta have 2 planes for 2 different...

Nice. Youíve gotta have 2 planes for 2 different mission sets. We have a Murphy Rebel and an RV-6. Between the 2 they fulfill all of our mission requirements.
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-05-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By Timberwolf
Mine mounts on the back of the flap motor area...

Mine mounts on the back of the flap motor area between the 2 seats.
Forum: ADS-B 02-02-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,714
Posted By Timberwolf
They say itís anonymous but I donít buy that the...

They say itís anonymous but I donít buy that the data stream doesnít occasionally send your actual info. I saw this with my navworx unit in anonymous mode when the FAA called saying my installation...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By Timberwolf
Nice. Itís all about relationships. It took more...

Nice. Itís all about relationships. It took more time to take the tire to him and have him break the bead than just doing it yourself, but now he has a vested interest. I do the same sort of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-01-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By Timberwolf
This is one place where garmin falls short. They...

This is one place where garmin falls short. They have great schematics for the g3x and for the g5 in their respective manuals but once you want to combine them with their products, watch out.

It...
Forum: ADS-B 01-31-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,926
Posted By Timberwolf
Iíd go as far as saying adsb anonymous mode is...

Iíd go as far as saying adsb anonymous mode is anonymous to other aircraft, but not the FAA. When I first installed my navworx a few years ago I get an call on Monday morning from a guy with the FAA...
Forum: GPS 01-28-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By Timberwolf
11-15368 from spruce. Works great

11-15368 from spruce. Works great
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,000
Posted By Timberwolf
Iíve been seeing the same fuel pressure...

Iíve been seeing the same fuel pressure fluctuations on my g3x with my A1A as well. Engine runs fine so Iíve been ignoring it for now. Flipping on the boost pump bumps the pressure back up but engine...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-26-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By Timberwolf
Why not just toss another g3x screen in the back?...

Why not just toss another g3x screen in the back? Iím wiring up a -8 now with this setup. Power, ground, can bus, gtx rs232 line for adsb info.
Forum: ADS-B 01-26-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,714
Posted By Timberwolf
Good point but keep in mind if you want to have...

Good point but keep in mind if you want to have traffic and weather on a GTN650 or 750 thereís a limited number of in solutions that will display on there....I believe the cheapest solution for that...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-22-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By Timberwolf
Fuel pump, pitot heat, canopy latch. Plus the...

Fuel pump, pitot heat, canopy latch. Plus the usual TO/GA and such
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-21-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,452
Posted By Timberwolf
Any chance SDS will ever come out with a single...

Any chance SDS will ever come out with a single pump unit like AFP? Iím needing a boost pump to replace my duke boost pump and just looking for options.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,258
Posted By Timberwolf
ELT, ELT antenna, magnetometer, cat whiskers...

ELT, ELT antenna, magnetometer, cat whiskers mounted below the HS for the nav radio, strobe/tail light wires.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-11-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,492
Posted By Timberwolf
I use rotella in everything around the farm...

I use rotella in everything around the farm including the 4 wheelers. I would be so inclined to try this on my rebel, but due to the nature of the RV engine Iíll probably stick with aircraft oil...
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