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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-10-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By krw5927
That's correct. Only one hole in the canopy for...

That's correct. Only one hole in the canopy for the latch mechanism to go through. There's no way around that one on a RV side-by-side slider canopy. No other fasteners nor holes in the plastic...
Forum: Steam Gauges 04-08-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By krw5927
No luck yet. Nozzle size on my printer, at...

No luck yet. Nozzle size on my printer, at 0.4mm, might be too large to get the resolution necessary on such a small tool.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-08-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By krw5927
Search the forums for "sika" or "sikaflex". ...

Search the forums for "sika" or "sikaflex". You'll find a treasure trove of information, links with photos, etc.

Short answer: many of us have used this product to attach plastic canopies to steel...
Forum: Steam Gauges 04-07-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By krw5927
What timing! I just went flying in a buddy's 182...

What timing! I just went flying in a buddy's 182 today - he has a SIRS compass and needed to borrow my triangluar key to adjust it.

I am in the middle of 3D printing some prototypes,...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 04-07-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By krw5927
Cool! Just did this. Thanks for the tip!

Cool! Just did this. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 04-07-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,178
Posted By krw5927
Aside from the possibility of the field not...

Aside from the possibility of the field not remaining self-exciting which would result in the alternator ceasing to produce power anyway, and the fact that there will be more than ideal (but not...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 04-05-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,178
Posted By krw5927
Mine did. After disconnecting the battery master...

Mine did. After disconnecting the battery master I turned on all loads in my plane one at a time so that eventually they were all on. Landing lights, pitot heat, all the big loads. Then reversed...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-05-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,122
Posted By krw5927
I have one as well if Mehrdad doesn't.

I have one as well if Mehrdad doesn't.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 04-05-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,178
Posted By krw5927
In 2003 I had a 2-year-old lead-acid AC Delco car...

In 2003 I had a 2-year-old lead-acid AC Delco car battery shed the positive terminal from the battery case. The entire terminal, including the attached wire to the car's electrical system, was just...
Forum: COMM 04-04-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By krw5927
You will NOT be disappointed.

You will NOT be disappointed.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-04-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By krw5927
Third in line

Third in line
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-29-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By krw5927
Couldn't make the shipping to Canada work out...

Couldn't make the shipping to Canada work out economically for the first buyer. Send a PM to Anthony.

If Anthony doesn't want them, Larry's next.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-29-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By krw5927
This is a cool idea, thanks! It had never even...

This is a cool idea, thanks! It had never even crossed my mind to try and connect two different colored knife terminals together...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-29-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,440
Posted By krw5927
Thank you for the update, Gary! I have the...

Thank you for the update, Gary! I have the ADSB-470 box and have never seen the traffic selection option in that list. Unsure whether that's because of the 470 or I just haven't hit the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-29-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By krw5927
I didn't know knife connectors could be used for...

I didn't know knife connectors could be used for joining three wires together. Can you please share how that's done?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-28-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By krw5927
Hugh was first to PM, but shipping to Canada...

Hugh was first to PM, but shipping to Canada looks a bit pricey and I'll need some help there. Sent a PM back.

Anthony was second to PM and is next in line if Hugh doesn't want them due to the...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-28-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By krw5927
FS: Silicone valve cover gaskets

Four new silicone valve cover gaskets for a parallel valve Lycoming or Ly-clone. Spruce p/n 08-01187. Still in the package as shipped from Spruce.

Retail for $5 each plus shipping at Spruce, so...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-26-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,440
Posted By krw5927
Gary, care to share what software versions you're...

Gary, care to share what software versions you're running on both Skyview and Foreflight? What Dynon ADSB module?

Also, are there other settings you're using? How did you set this up in both...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,440
Posted By krw5927
THIS. Garmin, Advanced Flight Systems (a Dynon...

THIS. Garmin, Advanced Flight Systems (a Dynon company), GRT, MGL.... ALL the competitors accept GDL90 over RS232. Dynon, meanwhile, continues dragging their entire customer base down the path of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,440
Posted By krw5927
Angry Confirmed to NOT work here as well. Installed...

Confirmed to NOT work here as well. Installed 15.3.3 yesterday, went for a flight, and absolutely no traffic or weather from ADSB-470 was passed to Foreflight. Yet Dynon says they fixed it.

Itís...
Forum: GPS 03-23-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,959
Posted By krw5927
Trek, thanks again for your offer to help. ...

Trek, thanks again for your offer to help. Unfortunately it seems I've run into some resistance with my local Garmin dealer. They were all too eager to "sell me a new GA35 antenna", however they've...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-22-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,440
Posted By krw5927
Ugh, what a debacle. For years, Dynon has...

Ugh, what a debacle.

For years, Dynon has pointed the finger at Foreflight and vice versa.

Then Dynon posts generically that their latest software update includes "Fixed: Wi-Fi traffic transmission...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By krw5927
Yep! This was a seriously useful discovery...

Yep! This was a seriously useful discovery during my IFR training several years ago. Given the proliferation of EFBs like Foreflight, even VFR-only pilots can download the IFR-low charts to have...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-21-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By krw5927
Email sent as requested.

Email sent as requested.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-20-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By krw5927
I originally had a high-time O-320 E2D on my 9A. ...

I originally had a high-time O-320 E2D on my 9A. No problems at all. When overhaul time came, I swapped the engine out for an ECI Titan OX340 stroker and it fit up great as well. The only thing...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-16-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,440
Posted By krw5927
Ahh, got it now. Thanks!

Ahh, got it now. Thanks!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-15-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,440
Posted By krw5927
Not sure I understand. My question was relating...

Not sure I understand. My question was relating to Foreflight. Are you saying that Skyview does or doesn't send weather and traffic info to Foreflight?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-14-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,440
Posted By krw5927
Can anyone confirm that with 15.3.3, Skyview...

Can anyone confirm that with 15.3.3, Skyview sends ADSB traffic and weather with Foreflight over WiFi? I know that a couple people have seen it work prior to 15.3.3, but it never did for me. Now...
Forum: GPS 03-13-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,959
Posted By krw5927
Trek, I (and I'm sure others) really appreciate...

Trek, I (and I'm sure others) really appreciate you coming on the board to reply! I will contact the Garmin avionics dealer in my area to see if they can help run some communication.

Also, in hopes...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-13-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,197
Posted By krw5927
That's great news! I was going off the fact that...

That's great news! I was going off the fact that the Dynon website still showed the ADSB472 as "out of stock" as of this morning when I posted (and remains that way still). Looks like the new...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-13-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,197
Posted By krw5927
Only Advanced has an ADSB-in solution that you...

Only Advanced has an ADSB-in solution that you can actually purchase and use today. Dynon took theirs off the market many months ago due to problems that remain unresolved. Advanced lets you hook...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-12-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By krw5927
The "pepperbox" atomizer nozzle doesn't help all...

The "pepperbox" atomizer nozzle doesn't help all that much in a new ECI Titan O-340 on my RV9A. Mixture distribution is still abysmal.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-12-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,014
Posted By krw5927
I've got a brand new fuel pump for a carbureted...

I've got a brand new fuel pump for a carbureted engine for sale if you need one.
Forum: GPS 03-10-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,959
Posted By krw5927
Garmin GA-35 Antenna Hard Failure In-Flight

I know there have been reports of this previously, but yesterday returning from Kansas City and about 20 miles from home, my Garmin GNS480 with GA-35 antenna suddenly lost GPS navigation integrity. ...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-06-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,839
Posted By krw5927
Sounds like I need to go to Jabara tonight and...

Sounds like I need to go to Jabara tonight and tell them I'm Andy Crabtree!

Seriously though, if you need delivery let me know. Also holler if you head this way to pick them up - I'll buy the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-05-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By krw5927
In theory yes, but splitters for active (DC...

In theory yes, but splitters for active (DC powered) GPS antennas are usually far more expensive than a cheap antenna for your G5. You can mount the G5 antenna to the glareshield or even under the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-05-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By krw5927
The G5 installation manual says a Garmin GA 26C...

The G5 installation manual says a Garmin GA 26C antenna is compatible. Well, I had a Garmin GA 27C external antenna on the shelf from back when I flew with a 96c handheld GPS. Reading the specs,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-05-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By krw5927
Just to close the loop - I added an external GPS...

Just to close the loop - I added an external GPS antenna and now my G5 behaves exactly as Matt said it would. It was dropping out because the unit's internal antenna was, at times, masked by the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-01-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By krw5927
This is good news, Matt, thanks! I'll go do some...

This is good news, Matt, thanks! I'll go do some more testing and report back. My G5's internal antenna may be getting masked by the glare shield as Mark mentioned.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-01-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By krw5927
Garmin G5 Internal GPS Reversion

I have a G5 as a backup display to my other-brand primary EFIS. The G5 is fed GPS and nav data over RS232 coming from a GNS-480. I do not have any other external GPS antenna hooked directly to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By krw5927
That definitely looks more robust! Nice!

That definitely looks more robust! Nice!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By krw5927
Michael, if you still have that gold mast you...

Michael, if you still have that gold mast you might check with Dynon about it. Avery's gold masts were replaced a few years ago with blue ones because the gold ones had a thin weld and were...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,296
Posted By krw5927
If you really want to get one of these out in the...

If you really want to get one of these out in the wild and get it abuse tested, send one to Vlad. He'll put more cycles on that thing in all conditions and in a quicker timeframe than anyone else...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By krw5927
The lag angle on the data plate is the angle of...

The lag angle on the data plate is the angle of delay that the impulse coupling will provide at low RPM when starting the engine. You will still time the mag to spark at 25 degrees before TDC, after...
Forum: RV-14 02-12-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,711
Posted By krw5927
No kidding! You'd think he WORKS for Van's or...

No kidding! You'd think he WORKS for Van's or something!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,438
Posted By krw5927
Why not build the plane you want and then sell...

Why not build the plane you want and then sell 1/2 interest when it's done and flying?

Life changes during a build. You may find that changes in finances enable you to keep the plane 100% to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-02-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 58,760
Posted By krw5927
This is great, James, thanks! If I'm reading...

This is great, James, thanks! If I'm reading this right, I can swap the AEL75413 pistons for AEL75412 in my Titan O-340 stroker and run premium mogas (91 AKI) if the need ever arises, and only lose...
Forum: COMM 01-28-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,181
Posted By krw5927
The Garmin 400W series manual (including 430W,...

The Garmin 400W series manual (including 430W, and likely the 500W series as well) requires GPS antenna cable loss to be within a certain minimum and maximum range. In fact, they say that you may...
Forum: COMM 01-25-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,181
Posted By krw5927
Yep. I experienced the exact same thing just...

Yep. I experienced the exact same thing just last month. Battery less than 1 year old. As soon as the weather warmed up a little, the self test came back just fine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By krw5927
My Lightspeed 30-3G doesn't seem to produce a...

My Lightspeed 30-3G doesn't seem to produce a pop-crackle during climb or any other phase of flight in the RV9A.

It's likely your plane and environment are different, and you noted that it's also...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-24-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,962
Posted By krw5927
Same here. 113 Pmag, ran rough. Changed plugs,...

Same here. 113 Pmag, ran rough. Changed plugs, still rough. Sent unit and plug wires in for testing, they said all was fine. Reinstalled, still rough. Sent back again, replaced the board for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By krw5927
No harm in checking that the sensor is stable,...

No harm in checking that the sensor is stable, but tearing into an otherwise healthy running carburetor based on the red cube is pretty extreme.

My red cube has been doing the same thing as yours...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,010
Posted By krw5927
As Vlad proves, just fly it!

As Vlad proves, just fly it!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By krw5927
For the life of me I can't figure out what part...

For the life of me I can't figure out what part the OP is referring to. Is this model-specific to the RV-10?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,522
Posted By krw5927
Is it not a safe landing field? X's or no, in an...

Is it not a safe landing field? X's or no, in an emergency some old cracked up has-been runway just barely long enough to result in taking out part of a fence and walking away unscathed would look...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-18-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,392
Posted By krw5927
Seems the poll is manufacturer, rather than...

Seems the poll is manufacturer, rather than parent company.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,863
Posted By krw5927
+1 for the Vetterman mufflers. PLENTY of heat...

+1 for the Vetterman mufflers. PLENTY of heat even on the coldest days.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-01-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,218
Posted By krw5927
It's there in post #10, by the OP:

It's there in post #10, by the OP:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By krw5927
Be nice, Bob. :rolleyes:

Be nice, Bob. :rolleyes:
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-28-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By krw5927
FAA website is THE authoritative...

FAA website is THE authoritative source.

https://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/airworthiness_directives/

To make things a little easier, just below the box that says, "Comments or Suggestions?",...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-27-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By krw5927
Just to close the loop, I installed the G5 this...

Just to close the loop, I installed the G5 this weekend, with the MapMX line from the Garmin GNS480. Everything works just as Steve said - it provides lateral deviation from the GNS480 course on the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-27-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,634
Posted By krw5927
The holes for these bolts go completely through...

The holes for these bolts go completely through to the interior of the accessory case. Teflon tape in general has been discussed a lot on here and generally concluded to be a huge no-no on aircraft....
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