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Forum: RV-10 12-09-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,990
Posted By allbee
thought of that very thing also. I was also...

thought of that very thing also. I was also thinking of rerouting that hose to the very front of no.1, where the air comes in. I have two heaters on my RV, left and right. I have the left taken at...
Forum: RV-10 12-09-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,990
Posted By allbee
I've done that. you are not getting my point. I...

I've done that. you are not getting my point. I will do this when summer comes. I'm going to block off this hole, it robs cooling air from no. 3, my problem cylinder. it makes perfect sense. sure...
Forum: RV-10 12-09-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,990
Posted By allbee
ok, now if you go to the left of that mount, see...

ok, now if you go to the left of that mount, see that big opening with the screen over it, that is your heat for the floor. I have one also, I always have high cyl3 heat in the summer. guess what...
Forum: COMM 11-22-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,355
Posted By allbee
I have an a210 that I got through the group...

I have an a210 that I got through the group several years ago on a group buy. My radio all of a sudden quit working between my hangar and the runway a couple weeks ago. I switched to my backup radio...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,162
Posted By allbee
there is a fella named brian with a long name. ...

there is a fella named brian with a long name. see vans' web site, he is on there. I used him and he did great for me. he is up twards portland.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-12-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,647
Posted By allbee
bad idea, pretty tight in there view wise, can...

bad idea, pretty tight in there view wise, can trick you. the way he did it is the best. I would also have the flaps all the way down on downwind, even if you need to decent on base you should be...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-15-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,559
Posted By allbee
one thing in an airplane, you can't just pull...

one thing in an airplane, you can't just pull over when something happens
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-26-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 93,338
Posted By allbee
now, to put in another thought. lets say I go...

now, to put in another thought. lets say I go for a G3X and at this time just put it in place of my 696, which is on a ball mount off the right side of my panel, is this a plausable solution or is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-26-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 93,338
Posted By allbee
is there an option of having your ap without the...

is there an option of having your ap without the G3X. I have a dynon d180 and a garmin 696 and a full panel upgrade is out of the question. But I do want an autopilot in my plane.
Forum: Safety 10-10-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,218
Posted By allbee
this is my response to this. I have a stick that...

this is my response to this. I have a stick that is the original from vans for the right side, it's tappered and can be removed and installed on a whim. It is always removed and sitting in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,068
Posted By allbee
i would like to know of a drop in replacement...

i would like to know of a drop in replacement for the PP.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,068
Posted By allbee
understand totally where you are coming from. My...

understand totally where you are coming from. My alternator failed from the stator wires breaking. I was insured that the new alternator had NO changes to this area. So here I'm sitting worrying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,068
Posted By allbee
glad to hear your autozone alternator is working....

glad to hear your autozone alternator is working. I went the expense and got a new PP alternator. but not next time. I had my starter go bad a few weeks ago. I upgraded to the NL starter from...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-03-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,512
Posted By allbee
I for one would like to know how those touch...

I for one would like to know how those touch screens work, how about turbulant air. I don't know, I think I would be hitting the wrong place all the time on the screen. IFR also spells turbulance...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 28,573
Posted By allbee
I read all this with utter disbelief that one...

I read all this with utter disbelief that one mans opinion is listened to in the first place. The other disbelief I have is that the airplane is at fault not the person. This needs to be put in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,068
Posted By allbee
I was down 1 week almost to the hour as well....

I was down 1 week almost to the hour as well. Took the wife up last night for her night ride and this morning went on a guys flight, both were great and the alternator worked fine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,068
Posted By allbee
Just got mine in and looks just like the other, I...

Just got mine in and looks just like the other, I checked the stator wires and looked the same:confused: I installed and set belt as per. Went and flew and stays at 14.4volts.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-04-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,402
Posted By allbee
I want to throw a wrench into the equation here. ...

I want to throw a wrench into the equation here. Lets look at an automobile. In the old days we use to set the engine up with carbs for best idle. That's turning in the mixture(carb) until it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,068
Posted By allbee
and what is used for the brackets and belt.

and what is used for the brackets and belt.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,068
Posted By allbee
I want to put this into the pot. I'm not upset...

I want to put this into the pot. I'm not upset that I had to pay out the 225 for another altenator + shipping both ways about 80bucks. I'm upset with the fact that there is a problem with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,068
Posted By allbee
Caveman, this opens my first debate or thoughts. ...

Caveman,
this opens my first debate or thoughts. What can a guy do to replace this setup, what is out there, so far nothing has surfaced. Can a person buy a bracket and reuse the original belt, for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,346
Posted By allbee
ya but like any electrical device can quit at any...

ya but like any electrical device can quit at any time, that does nothing except use the motor more than needed. You still need to lower it back down so people can get back out. Or am I missing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,346
Posted By allbee
Ya that's a funny one. I had an instructor chew...

Ya that's a funny one. I had an instructor chew me out on my last Biannual because I didn't retract my flaps. My response was simple, in an RV you don't want to actuate that flap motor more than...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,068
Posted By allbee
I have an update. I sent the altenator back to...

I have an update. I sent the altenator back to pp. I got a call monday that they recieved it. I was told it was all wore out on the altenator, never seen one so bad. WHAT??? I had the back tore...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,068
Posted By allbee
I called and was told that I can send it to them...

I called and was told that I can send it to them for a rebuild program which basically amounts to 225 and they will send a new one back. I was told that a to tight belt or loose would cause the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,068
Posted By allbee
props been balanced

props been balanced
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,068
Posted By allbee
plane power alternator failed

I have the 60amp planepower, model al12-EI60/b, 515hrs. quit working so I removed and found that the stator wires all four have broken off. My option at the moment is to go get an automotive...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,834
Posted By allbee
thanks I needed that last statement. Made my...

thanks I needed that last statement. Made my day, I'm still laughing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,834
Posted By allbee
If your stall is 55kts than 1.3 of that if my...

If your stall is 55kts than 1.3 of that if my math is right is 71.5. so if stated above to go below 70kts for a slow speed than your out of your range below 70kts. Just want to point out the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,834
Posted By allbee
I hope you're not serious about the 70kts. in the...

I hope you're not serious about the 70kts. in the interest of safety, a person should not go below 1.5 of stall. It is recommended not to on entry into the pattern and it should not be on a 15 mile...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-04-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,052
Posted By allbee
i did both the flapper and the bigger hole in all...

i did both the flapper and the bigger hole in all the ribs in my tank. I have no issues whatsover in flight or filling. Something well worth the effort to do.

oh and I drilled to the same size as...
Forum: Safety 05-04-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,082
Posted By allbee
just to make a short here, no way will I go down...

just to make a short here, no way will I go down to miss a bird, birds tend to go down to miss an object. I find that pulling up, be very limited with that, and turn or bank at the same time. that...
Forum: Safety 05-03-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,082
Posted By allbee
there is one more thing not mentioned on that...

there is one more thing not mentioned on that high speed pull up, sure the wings will probably come off, if not, you will probably black out. Now who's flying the airplane???
Forum: Safety 05-03-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,082
Posted By allbee
my thought is to just slow down. the traditional...

my thought is to just slow down. the traditional Buzz is that with the highest speed you can do. I suggest slowing down, way down, do something different and let people see your plane, do a wave...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-29-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,475
Posted By allbee
Now, when I do lean of peak, this is on WOT @ 24,...

Now, when I do lean of peak, this is on WOT @ 24, 24 altitude pending. I have about .3gph between cylenders and I'm also fuel injected. I go lean of peak on the last cylender to peak, this is...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-27-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,896
Posted By allbee
that pic shows that lowering the left hinge is...

that pic shows that lowering the left hinge is not going to do anything. That pretty much looks like mine did before laying up the fiberglass. The only point to do some adjusting is the very...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-26-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,436
Posted By allbee
that's what I did , 2 amp pull breaker right next...

that's what I did , 2 amp pull breaker right next to the switch.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,101
Posted By allbee
I have the C/S prop and I am stuck on flying at a...

I have the C/S prop and I am stuck on flying at a lower setting when doing a flight of just looking around mind you. My settings are 2400rpm, maf of 20, I lean to peak at 50 and burn 5.8 gph. ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-26-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,896
Posted By allbee
I had the same issue. What I ended up doing was...

I had the same issue. What I ended up doing was redrilling the left attachment to go lower, I also tried real hard to bend the canopy, real hard to do. After I was sure I did everything, I still...
Forum: COMM 04-19-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,225
Posted By allbee
I want to give a special thanks to Bob for taking...

I want to give a special thanks to Bob for taking care of my radio. He sent me another radio for the one I sent was not repairable. Now I just need to install, been very busy and haven't had the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,616
Posted By allbee
ya I know, let me see what happens when I get...

ya I know, let me see what happens when I get that right side opened up on the exhaust. I don't want to drop the nose, like the front view and landing in high cross winds to much, sorry. although I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,616
Posted By allbee
let me put something out here. I like to fly, I...

let me put something out here. I like to fly, I would like to be quiet as well. But after this experience, forget the quiet. When the big problem happened, apparently when the muffler plugged...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,616
Posted By allbee
I was told that they made a change to a cone...

I was told that they made a change to a cone type. Still I'm not one to want to go through this again.

Mike,
Like I mentioned, this was intermittant and everytime I tried a fix it would clear on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,616
Posted By allbee
exhaust muffler warning

First off I want to say that it hurts me to bash a supplier of parts. But in the interest of safety, I have to do this. I built my airplane with vetterman exhaust w/mufflers. Now at the moment I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,477
Posted By allbee
how often do you fly. only takes a couple days...

how often do you fly. only takes a couple days to put a rust coating on the rotor and cause this.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-12-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,265
Posted By allbee
all is correct. I have the set up you do. I run...

all is correct. I have the set up you do. I run in at 165kts and pull back on the throttle at 3 miles out. It will slow to about 110kts no problems, slower than that is a trick in this airplane. ...
Forum: Safety 04-05-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,608
Posted By allbee
I guess what a person has to do is evaluate how...

I guess what a person has to do is evaluate how you deal with emergencies. Do you freak out, some do, do you stay calm, get the picture. When I had a problem with take off I emmediately pushed the...
Forum: Safety 04-05-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,608
Posted By allbee
you only use rudder to center your spot and be...

you only use rudder to center your spot and be very selective on that use as well. But given don't do a cross control at any time if that helps you. Also with what I said, 15 above stall or you...
Forum: Safety 04-05-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,608
Posted By allbee
sorry to hear this. the thing to remember is...

sorry to hear this.

the thing to remember is airspeed is paramount. I've had two incidents with each of my airplanes where the engine lost power on take off(half) but it got my attention. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,574
Posted By allbee
I did mention I dance on the rudder when landing,...

I did mention I dance on the rudder when landing, well I found that I dance on take off as well. For throttle imput, I have a certain way that I slowly but steadly put the throttle in, I was tought...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,574
Posted By allbee
Jamie, Your right on, I do the same. I know...

Jamie,
Your right on, I do the same.

I know this is a thread on take off. But when landing my 7A I have been known to dance on the rudder pedals to keep it straight down the center line.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-28-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,155
Posted By allbee
fix

I went to the FBO today and got me 4 gaskets AEL71973. Cost me 4 bucks and some change with tax. I went to the plane and installed all 4 intake gaskets. I flew her, my baby is fixed. I took it up...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-27-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,155
Posted By allbee
thanks for the input, will put the old wire back...

thanks for the input, will put the old wire back on. I feel I found the problem with the intake gaskets.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-26-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,155
Posted By allbee
update

Ok, got to do some work on this. I replaced the wire for the 1,2 coil on the lightspeed. Same problem. I flew around and tried to get a handle on this. I found that the problem comes in at 15map...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,847
Posted By allbee
Now now, what if I tell you I'm one of the...

Now now, what if I tell you I'm one of the slowest taxi plane at my airport. Yup, just the other day I swear a cessna was taxi at about 30, well I bet if he pulled back on the yoke he would have done...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,847
Posted By allbee
i don't think you can do it unless you have a...

i don't think you can do it unless you have a c/s. I run my at 1000 with no issue. I never touch the brakes and speed is about 12kts ground.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-23-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,155
Posted By allbee
I plan on replacing the wire for the 1 and 2 coil...

I plan on replacing the wire for the 1 and 2 coil using bob's advice for wire. also I will be checking the end gap on the valve system to check the cam. sounds like a good thing to do regardless. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-21-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,155
Posted By allbee
Did your egt's go up and everything else stay the...

Did your egt's go up and everything else stay the same. I assume that since I turned off the plasma 3 in cruise with those two cylenders that it would correct the real high temps. I'm getting in...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-21-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,407
Posted By allbee
the draft problem can be a blessing, if you have...

the draft problem can be a blessing, if you have a co problem you won't die. Of course always have a current co card stuck in your plane and you can know for sure. I have the mufflers and run the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,430
Posted By allbee
the only thing the faa sees is the hobbs time. ...

the only thing the faa sees is the hobbs time. Go with that. What goes in your log book and recorded for the phase 1 is what you go by. You personally, well phase 1 is done when you say it is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-21-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,155
Posted By allbee
I really wish it was that simple. I went and...

I really wish it was that simple. I went and swapped coils, still problem with 1 and 2
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-20-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,155
Posted By allbee
high egt on cylinders 1 and 2

I have an xpIO360 with 460hrs, with first flight april of 09.
electronic ignition with plasma 3 on top and pmag on bottom

Just recently I had a situation where no.1 and 2 all of the sudden went up...
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