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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,992
Posted By bullojm1
Dan - This is the BEST NEWS I'VE HEARD ALL YEAR!...

Dan - This is the BEST NEWS I'VE HEARD ALL YEAR! See you Sunday, if not Saturday!!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,992
Posted By bullojm1
Unfortunately we've had worse beers than...

Unfortunately we've had worse beers than Bud....

http://rvplane.com/showthumb/DSCN5932.JPG
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,992
Posted By bullojm1
9 Days until the 2018 Beer tasting!!!!!! Who's...

9 Days until the 2018 Beer tasting!!!!!! Who's thirsty?????

Dan (dweyant), Mark (skid) and Thermos, PM me your phone # and I'll start a group text. THANKS FOR VOLUNTEERING!


Same complicated rules...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-18-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,930
Posted By bullojm1
Michael - I tried your method, but I couldn't...

Michael - I tried your method, but I couldn't assure that the inner metal retained ring wouldn't slip out. The only way I could assure all of the parts were oriented correctly was by using my...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-14-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,930
Posted By bullojm1
Hi Michael, After I installed the flange around...

Hi Michael,

After I installed the flange around the intake tube, I placed the O-ring in first, and then the retaining metal ring on top of the o-ring. I then pushed down on the metal ring to make it...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-13-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,930
Posted By bullojm1
AWESOME!

My kit arrived today from Ross, a mere 6 days after I ordered it. I raced off to the hangar to get it installed. Very impressive kit, and I have high expectations of a lifetime of worry free intake...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 05-31-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,344
Posted By bullojm1
Hop Swap!

http://www.rvplane.com/pics/VAF/HopSwap2018-640.jpg

The 6th Annual 2018 Mid-Atlantic Gathering of RV's offers a prep for Oshkosh - CRAFT BEER EXCHANGE STYLE!

Bring 6 craft beers, take home 6 craft...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-26-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,658
Posted By bullojm1
Talking Thanks for hosting another INCREDIBLE fly-in at...

Thanks for hosting another INCREDIBLE fly-in at Cedar Meadows!...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By bullojm1
Oh but you can. GPS splitters exist and work...

Oh but you can. GPS splitters exist and work PERFECTLY. I've been running a 1-2 splitter for over 2 years without an issue.

http://www.rvplane.com/showthumb/DSCN4711.JPG

And to get back OT - I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,992
Posted By bullojm1
Awesome! Thanks Mark!!

Awesome! Thanks Mark!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,992
Posted By bullojm1
Oshkosh 2018 - Third Annual HBC Beer Tasting - Sunday 7/22

The natives are getting restless, so it must mean it's time to officially announce the 2018 Oshkosh THIRD Annual HBC Beer Tasting - Sunday, July 22nd, 1700 at the NEW AWESOME HBC Pavilion!

First...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,526
Posted By bullojm1
YES! There will be another SUNDAY HBC BEER...

YES! There will be another SUNDAY HBC BEER TASTING this year:D:D:D! Details to follow SOON.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-26-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 41,542
Posted By bullojm1
Over the last few flights I noticed the #1...

Over the last few flights I noticed the #1 exhaust valve might be sticking. When the engine was warming up, it ran rough under 1,000 RPM and the CHT and EGT were low on #1 (CHT was 150 where others...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-25-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,897
Posted By bullojm1
++++1! The same thing happened to me last year....

++++1! The same thing happened to me last year. My #1 cylinder was reporting 64/80 when all others were in the mid-to-high 70's. My A&P friend told me to run it for 10 hours and retest. When I did,...
Forum: RV-14 04-25-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,674
Posted By bullojm1
Use DSUB pins and heatshrink

I used the simple, reliable, cheap and lightweight method by using DSUB pins covered in heatshrink:

(Pics below are on an EGT wire, but this applies to any wires you need to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,316
Posted By bullojm1
1 week PIREP - these struts work great! They have...

1 week PIREP - these struts work great! They have enough force to push the canopy fully up once you crack the canopy 30 degrees or so. They also aren't too powerful, as the canopy is still easy to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By bullojm1
While I can't speak firsthand for either of my...

While I can't speak firsthand for either of my recommendations, my friends with the the Motorola Moto-Z and the Google Pixel who absolutely love them. I had a Moto-X before my current phone and found...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,316
Posted By bullojm1
I've been meaning to replace my gas struts on my...

I've been meaning to replace my gas struts on my RV-7 tip-up for a couple of months. However, every time I look at Orr & Orr site for the better price ($18.25 each + $8.70 S&H), I couldn't help but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,324
Posted By bullojm1
SNF is GREAT! I've been the last 2 years and am...

SNF is GREAT! I've been the last 2 years and am planning another trip this year. To answer some of your questions:

1) Yes, HBC has a tent
http://rvplane.com/showthumb/DSCN5746.JPG

2) Food and...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-30-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By bullojm1
Don't let OVP make you think you are invincible...

Don't let OVP make you think you are invincible from all possible OV causes. If your battery suddenly becomes disconnected from your electrical system (battery failure, wire to battery failure,...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 02-26-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,344
Posted By bullojm1
Sixth Annual Mid-Atlantic Gathering of RV's - June 16th, 2018

For the sixth! consecutive year, EAA Chapter 1384 is sponsoring the Mid-Atlantic Gathering of RV's at the Carroll County Regional Airport (KDMW - Westminster, MD) on Saturday, June 16th (Rain Date -...
Forum: RV-10 02-11-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By bullojm1
Hi Richard, Everything you need to know is right...

Hi Richard,

Everything you need to know is right here (at least for a-7/8/9, but same should apply for a -10):

http://rvplane.com/pdf/WingtipHinges.pdf

Mike B
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 02-09-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By bullojm1
Rob, After a long and thorough rethink, I think...

Rob,

After a long and thorough rethink, I think my 330ci will be OK with you and the wifey cruising the battlegrounds of Gettysburg. It will give me ample time to get reacquainted with my 550i...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By bullojm1
Gary, What flying app do you use on your iPad?...

Gary,

What flying app do you use on your iPad? Garmin Pilot, ForeFlight or something else? The app will dictate what is the most cost effective solution, as the Garmin Pilot works only with Garmin...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 02-03-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By bullojm1
Rob- Outside of rush hour, traffic flows pretty...

Rob-

Outside of rush hour, traffic flows pretty good around Baltimore. As Mike C pointed out, Tipton (KFME) is the closest to Ellicott City (17 miles). However, you do need to deal with the SFRA....
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-01-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By bullojm1
Larry, I thought along those same lines at...

Larry,

I thought along those same lines at first. My gut solution was to somehow insulate the stainless steel fuel lines from the fuel-flow divider to the injector. My primary concern with this was...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-01-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By bullojm1
Larry, I had the typical FI issues with my...

Larry,

I had the typical FI issues with my IO-360 - engine coughing on the ground while taxing, in the pattern occasional roughness when coming in for a landing, etc.. I added a second layer of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,467
Posted By bullojm1
Craig, GREAT idea on using the fishing line! The...

Craig,

GREAT idea on using the fishing line! The safety wire was a PITA to get out!
Forum: ADS-B 01-21-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 28,455
Posted By bullojm1
I flew 0.3 today with the latest firmware and...

I flew 0.3 today with the latest firmware and there was a fair amount of traffic in the area. Seemed to be better with no traffic noticeably disappearing. I won't know for sure if it is better until...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,467
Posted By bullojm1
Another Trick...

Another trick is to use some thin safety wire to wrap around the backside of the plunger while in the UP position. Once you get the fuel pump in place and the screws started, pull the safety wire...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-14-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,700
Posted By bullojm1
Used my $130 4G GSM relay...

Used my $130 4G GSM relay (https://www.amazon.com/KiaoTime-GSM-RELAY-US4G-Output-Control-Contact/dp/B01MZ0VFAA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1515855535&sr=8-1&keywords=4G+switch+GSM+relay) last night with...
Forum: ADS-B 01-14-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 28,455
Posted By bullojm1
Fred, I am running the EchoUAT tranceiver and I...

Fred,

I am running the EchoUAT tranceiver and I experience the same symptoms in inbound traffic. Targets will just disappear. I also have a Garmin GDL-39 connected to Garmin Pilot which never looses...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-13-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,700
Posted By bullojm1
T-Mobile's 2G network doesn't work at my home...

T-Mobile's 2G network doesn't work at my home airport or my home. I popped a SIM card in my 2G GSM Switch box and it doesn't even pick up a signal. Same SIM card in a new 4G box and it worked...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-13-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,700
Posted By bullojm1
That switch would work if you could find a...

That switch would work if you could find a provider that still had 2G GSM service. I don't know of any...ATT and TMobile are both 4G. I learned that the hard way when my older heater relay wouldn't...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-13-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,700
Posted By bullojm1
Yup, 100% correct. I've used these 2G/4G GSM...

Yup, 100% correct.



I've used these 2G/4G GSM switches since 2010 and I have yet to have one let me down even once.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-13-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,700
Posted By bullojm1
Get a T-Mobile SIM. $10 or so, gives you the...

Get a T-Mobile SIM. $10 or so, gives you the following:

You get a combined total of 30 minutes of calls or text messages per month.
Additional outgoing/incoming calls or texts are $0.10...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-13-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,700
Posted By bullojm1
A lot of people use "The Switchbox" for...

A lot of people use "The Switchbox" for $300:...
Forum: Midwest 01-10-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,127
Posted By bullojm1
The ice before the thaw

The thaw hit us early this week. It's a welcome change.

Before the temps creeped out of the freezing temps, I took a flight to capture the northern Chesapeake Bay frozen....
Forum: RV-10 01-01-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,772
Posted By bullojm1
E-mail sent with details of the mod.

E-mail sent with details of the mod.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-26-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By bullojm1
Barry, For my GRT Sport HS EFIS, the max baud...

Barry,

For my GRT Sport HS EFIS, the max baud rate on the low-speed serial ports was 57,600 (used for the inter-display link).
Forum: GPS 12-23-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,412
Posted By bullojm1
I find it hard to believe it is a baud rate issue...

I find it hard to believe it is a baud rate issue (sorry Painless :(). GPS by itself doesn't provide track - at the most basic level is just gives you a 3D point in space (lat/lon/altitude) at an...
Forum: COMM 12-22-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,357
Posted By bullojm1
I really wanted to like the A210, and fought with...

I really wanted to like the A210, and fought with its inadequacy from 2010 until 2017. Best move I made was upgrading to a Garmin GTR200. No looking back, I don't miss that ICOM radio and my...
Forum: COMM 12-22-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By bullojm1
I upgraded from a PMA7000B to the PDA360EX...

I upgraded from a PMA7000B to the PDA360EX earlier this year. It was a complete re-wire as the PDA360EX uses the same tray as the Garmin GMA340 audio panel, which meant (happily) swapping the kludgy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,297
Posted By bullojm1
Received my EchoUAT ADS-B Transceiver and FYX GPS...

Received my EchoUAT ADS-B Transceiver and FYX GPS today via UPS!

http://www.rvplane.com/pics/VAF/20171218_131906.jpg
Forum: Reviews 12-17-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,566
Posted By bullojm1
+1 to GRT. I originally had their Sport HS EFIS....

+1 to GRT. I originally had their Sport HS EFIS. After an unfortunate electrical incident, GRT quickly fixed and converted them into Sport SX EFIS's. There isn't another EFIS brand which I could of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,297
Posted By bullojm1
I also ordered mine on November 3rd. I noticed...

I also ordered mine on November 3rd. I noticed Dallas Avionics charged by credit card today.
Forum: RV-12 12-05-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,721
Posted By bullojm1
uAvionix EchoUAT + SportSX

I installed the EchoUAT with the GRT Sport SX EFIS. It took a while to get the settings right, but all works fabulously!! I couldn't be happier. :D I am using the transponder "sniffing" feature with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By bullojm1
Larry, From my experience, Garmin will only fix...

Larry,

From my experience, Garmin will only fix things that are obviously wrong with the unit. I was told by my avionics dealer to specifically innumerate everything I wanted taken care of, for...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-24-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,647
Posted By bullojm1
I used the Tridon EL13A2 (available via Amazon...

I used the Tridon EL13A2 (available via Amazon for $16) flasher. It's not solid state, but it has worked flawlessly since 2013. Even if it does break, it's only $16 to fix! You do need some resistors...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-23-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,647
Posted By bullojm1
Kahuna, Care to provide evidence/links to this...

Kahuna,

Care to provide evidence/links to this claim?

A crafted Google search returned nothing to agree with this statement. Try for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By bullojm1
Hi Rico, I'm certain opinions will vary on this...

Hi Rico,

I'm certain opinions will vary on this question, but here's my two cents. I currently have 500 hours with a slick mag with impulse coupling on the left side (bottom plugs), and a pmag on...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-02-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,630
Posted By bullojm1
Be Careful.....

Be careful disconnecting the battery from the electrical system while the alternator is running. If the battery is taking a charge and you take it out of the loop, you will in effect create a load...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-28-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,206
Posted By bullojm1
This has NEVER happened to me!...

This has NEVER happened to me! :D:D:D

http://rvplane.com/showthumb/DSCN6052.JPG
Forum: Southeast 08-14-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By bullojm1
Hi Lynn, I wouldn't rush ANY avionics purchases...

Hi Lynn,

I wouldn't rush ANY avionics purchases this early into the build. Avionics change so much, you shouldn't start down a road to any particular avionics vendor until you absolutely...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-13-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,152
Posted By bullojm1
Good choice on the Sport SX. I originally bought...

Good choice on the Sport SX. I originally bought a Sport HS back in 2008 and just recently upgraded to the SX. It never let me down, and it a GREAT product with AWESOME support.


Yes, there is a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-12-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,639
Posted By bullojm1
Mike, You're not the only one who enjoyed the...

Mike,

You're not the only one who enjoyed the beer party too much! The biggest issue with being the founder is everyone wants me to sample their flagship beers, and I can't say no! :D



Jim - not...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-08-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,699
Posted By bullojm1
Hi Mark, Feel free to pay me a visit at KDMW...

Hi Mark,

Feel free to pay me a visit at KDMW (Carroll County Airport) if you want to see some RV's under construction and/or get a ride in my -7. I live NW of Baltimore and would be more than happy...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-07-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,639
Posted By bullojm1
Day 10 (continued)

As I leveled off at 9,500' I heard two loud POP noises. I scared the **** out of me. It took me a little bit to realize it was my chip bags busting...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-07-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,639
Posted By bullojm1
Day 10 (continued)

The fix was done just in time to see the AirCam's take off.
http://www.rvplane.com/showthumb/DSCN6042.JPG

Their ground roll is amazing. Airborne in less than...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-07-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,639
Posted By bullojm1
Day 10

Another perfect flying day today! As I was dropped off at Westosha Airport, I saw 3 AirCam's parked there! Wow, I haven't seen this many AirCam's in once place since 3 days ago at Oshkosh! But why...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-07-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,639
Posted By bullojm1
Day 9 (continued)

"Rose" and I had a wonderful day out on Powers Lake.
http://www.rvplane.com/showthumb/DSCN6028.JPG

We had a real treat when around 7pm 4 hot air balloons came in our...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-07-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,639
Posted By bullojm1
Day 9

I had a wonderful with visiting my college friend Rene and his lovely wife Monika in Des Moines. Their son has a thing for airplanes and we all got a kick out of him flipping switches on my airplane...
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