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Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-16-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By Raymo
Have you checked for continuity the shield and...

Have you checked for continuity the shield and each wire?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-16-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By Raymo
The only benefit I see for parallel (have never...

The only benefit I see for parallel (have never seen one installed) would be if the mechanical pump diaphragm were leaking and dumping fuel out the drain, resulting in a higher fuel flow than you...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-15-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,042
Posted By Raymo
I found a mid-time O-360-A4M (solid crank) on BS...

I found a mid-time O-360-A4M (solid crank) on BS for $8k + $500 shipping from a 2002 Piper Archer that was in an AZ flight school and flew around 100 hrs a month. The plane was destroyed in a wind...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-15-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By Raymo
Are the magnetometer wires running near other...

Are the magnetometer wires running near other wires (e.g. heated pitot) that might be inducing a magnetic field?
Forum: COMM 11-15-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,328
Posted By Raymo
Fixed wing aircraft air-to-air is...

Fixed wing aircraft air-to-air is 122.750

https://www.radioreference.com/apps/db/?aid=7758
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-15-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,522
Posted By Raymo
Check out Allan's video...

Check out Allan's video (https://antisplataero.com/products/almost-a-rv14-seat-mod) at the bottom of the product page.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-15-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,522
Posted By Raymo
Either will give you the RV grin. If you opt for...

Either will give you the RV grin. If you opt for the -7, build it with the Anti-Splat Almost -14 mod for more seat back room.

I'm 5'8" and 205 but have friends that want to fly that are well over...
Forum: ADS-B 11-13-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By Raymo
I have a copy I can send you, along with the...

I have a copy I can send you, along with the instructions.

Garmin allows A&Ps to install the 335 but require a dealer to install the 345.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,127
Posted By Raymo
I believe Nigel took his -8 up to 28k or so....

I believe Nigel took his -8 up to 28k or so.

Thread link (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=132597)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 294
Posted By Raymo
I have the Airflow Performance FM150 with about 2...

I have the Airflow Performance FM150 with about 2 inches of clearance. I had to cut a little off the front of the SJ filter housing to get this much, which works well with the A model 3 blade Catto...
Forum: ADS-B 11-08-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Raymo
According to the installation manual, it depends...

According to the installation manual, it depends on the connection of pin 59 (PWR CONFIG).

From the manual:

The PWR CONFIG input sets the remote on/off feature. This is connected to ground for a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Raymo
Good catch, Bob. Thanks.

Good catch, Bob. Thanks.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Raymo
One of the least expensive solutions for IFR...

One of the least expensive solutions for IFR capability is the SL30.

If you want to get to GPS approaches, the GNC 300XL will do the job for non-precision approaches. There are some threads on the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-07-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Raymo
Sam would know that information. Catto gets the...

Sam would know that information. Catto gets the hardware from him and can also source the extension with your order.
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-07-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Raymo
Call Sam at Saber MFG (http://www.sabermfg.com/)....

Call Sam at Saber MFG (http://www.sabermfg.com/). He'll set you up with the correct extension, bolts, etc.
Forum: Florida (Central) 11-07-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Raymo
I think a -7 with the Anti-Splat Almost -14 mod...

I think a -7 with the Anti-Splat Almost -14 mod and rudder peddles mounted all the way forward would be a fine fit.

I plan to install the Almost -14 mod in my -7A for taller passengers.
Forum: COMM 11-07-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Raymo
Mine are the newer version, wired per...

Mine are the newer version, wired per instructions but I wanted a little more reflection from the lights so I applied aluminum tape on the entire surface under the wingtip lens. This might also help...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-07-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Raymo
I purchased my kit from the original builder in,...

I purchased my kit from the original builder in, essentially, quick build state with no finishing kit, engine or avionics. It was finished in just over 2 years of weekends, holidays and vacation...
Forum: Southeast 11-06-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,290
Posted By Raymo
I'd forgotten my son's birthday is this week and...

I'd forgotten my son's birthday is this week and he wants to have friends over this Saturday so I won't be able to make it.

If anyone has an open seat, Tom may be be looking.
Forum: ADS-B 11-03-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By Raymo
UAT on 978 is only supported in the US, as far as...

UAT on 978 is only supported in the US, as far as I know. I don't believe the Bahamas has a requirement, at this time.
Forum: Southeast 11-03-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,290
Posted By Raymo
I'm in with Tom from TSFlightLines (aka Hoser) :D

I'm in with Tom from TSFlightLines (aka Hoser) :D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-03-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By Raymo
Another to pick from, if you are still...

Another to pick from, if you are still looking.

4 into 1 that came with my O360-A4M out of a 2002 Piper Archer. Has muffler and heat muff in excellent condition. Tail pipe did not come with it but...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-02-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,131
Posted By Raymo
You are about where I was 2 years ago. I built...

You are about where I was 2 years ago. I built almost every weekend and vacation day available. First flight was 27 January this year and I still have a large list of things to get done, as Smoky...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By Raymo
Assuming you have the -7 nose wheel fork, the...

Assuming you have the -7 nose wheel fork, the following are the pant brackets.

U-713C-L NOSE WHEEL PANT BRCKT $17.00
U-713C-R NOSE WHEEL PANT BRCKT $17.00

You'll also need...
Forum: ADS-B 11-02-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Raymo
AFS is owned by Dynon and both systems can use...

AFS is owned by Dynon and both systems can use the Trig TT-22 (remote) transponder. Add the Dynon ADS-B GPS-2020 antenna and you are set for OUT for less than $600. Lots of portable, low cost units...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Raymo
Any decent label maker...

Any decent label maker (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B013DG2FNW/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1) would suffice.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-01-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,329
Posted By Raymo
Build or buy a Vans RV and get rid of that spam...

Build or buy a Vans RV and get rid of that spam can Cherokee!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-01-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,075
Posted By Raymo
I know someone that may be interested in the...

I know someone that may be interested in the MX-11 and sent him your email.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-31-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By Raymo
Looks to be a bit over 1/4" or .3" with the...

Looks to be a bit over 1/4" or .3" with the sheathing.

EDIT: I believe I purchased the 1/4" eyeballs and had to ream them out a bit for fit.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By Raymo
I used Sika with no clips on the my -7A...

I used Sika with no clips on the my -7A windshield. The day after it cured, one side popped loose at the bottom of the fuselage just fwd of the roll bar so I installed two clips on each side with a...
Forum: Rocket 10-30-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By Raymo
I also have the 3-4 coil loop in the wing root on...

I also have the 3-4 coil loop in the wing root on my -7A with no issues. A typical can of car wax is the perfect size for wrapping the tubing into the correct size loop.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-27-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Raymo
The two sites below should help. Yes, the A1A...

The two sites below should help.

Yes, the A1A can accept a CS or FP prop.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycoming_O-320
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Lycoming_O-360_variants

EDIT: Looks...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-26-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By Raymo
Yes, the Mil-Spec are expensive, but they also...

Yes, the Mil-Spec are expensive, but they also use the same style pins (gold plating) as the D-Sub, which are relatively inexpensive and widely used. The tools to install/remove the pins are also...
Forum: ADS-B 10-26-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By Raymo
My IN antenna...

My IN antenna (https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/avpages/monopole11-13561.php?recfer=5242) is mounted just forward of the left gear mount on my -7A. The transponder antenna is opposite on the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-26-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By Raymo
If done per plans (-7), those are AN507-6R8...

If done per plans (-7), those are AN507-6R8 screws with stainless tinnerman washers (https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/hapages/stainlesswashers.php?recfer=7615) (not per plans but often used).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By Raymo
There was another thread (Canada related) on this...

There was another thread (Canada related) on this a while back and, if I recall, it came down to the person inspecting your plane. Some installed an old style compass just in case the inspector...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By Raymo
When you key the mic (PTT), you are making a...

When you key the mic (PTT), you are making a connection to ground via the PTT switch, which tells the radio you want to transmit.

I agree that this is likely an issue with grounding of your MP gauge...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-24-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,770
Posted By Raymo
I got mine around this time in 2015 from...

I got mine around this time in 2015 from BatteryMart (http://www.batterymart.com/)with 10% off and free shipping (~$100). I wanted to use it when installing/testing avionics. First flight was Jan...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-24-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By Raymo
Also not IFR rated but had a similar experience...

Also not IFR rated but had a similar experience flying into Myrtle Beach. I had never flown into a field that had approach frequencies and didn't think they would be that busy (they weren't) but when...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-24-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 855,620
Posted By Raymo
Bret, This thread on the Dynon site would have...

Bret,

This thread on the Dynon site would have saved you the headache.

http://dynonavionics.com/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1508099236/1#1

"New displays are basically primed (using that special...
Forum: COMM 10-24-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Raymo
I installed LEMO jacks for my Bose A20 headset....

I installed LEMO jacks for my Bose A20 headset. Works great and gets power from the main bus.

I also have the standard jacks that came with the Dynon intercom for non-LEMO headsets. The phenolic...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-20-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Raymo
Any momentary on button will work for the level...

Any momentary on button will work for the level button.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-20-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By Raymo
From the finishing kit, I deleted the cowling...

From the finishing kit, I deleted the cowling (went with SJ), motor mount (picked one up from a A to non-A conversion), brakes, wheels and tires (Grove).

Keep in mind that the deletion of components...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-20-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By Raymo
Mine was mostly done (QB state) by another but...

Mine was mostly done (QB state) by another but dual brakes, if you want them, comes to mind and an add-on. Also, if planning for stainless/teflon brake lines, delete the Vans stuff and call Tom at...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-20-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By Raymo
Please let me know if you find a part number. I...

Please let me know if you find a part number. I thought Vans stopped selling the shutter/slider valve.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-19-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By Raymo
I have 1/3 of my cooler blocked off in the summer...

I have 1/3 of my cooler blocked off in the summer to get the oil temp > 180, which should be your minimum target temp.

Temps here the other day were in the low 70s and my oil temp only made it to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,550
Posted By Raymo
I have the SkyTec 149-NL starter with Catto 3...

I have the SkyTec 149-NL starter with Catto 3 blade NLE but also have a 20 lb plate from Saber to help with CG (which it does). I think the extra weight on the prop helps avoid the kick-back...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-17-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By Raymo
For others, I think you are referring to the VAF...

For others, I think you are referring to the VAF special kit (https://www.browntool.com/Listview/tabid/344/CategoryID/480/Level/a/ProductID/2661/Default.aspx). That is a good deal.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-17-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By Raymo
Page 1A of the construction drawings shows 6' 8"...

Page 1A of the construction drawings shows 6' 8" from wheel center to center.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,264
Posted By Raymo
Not yet but will soon (appt this Friday) to...

Not yet but will soon (appt this Friday) to restore my right ear hearing that disappeared last year during the night (sudden deafness (https://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/sudden-deafness)). I've gotten...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-17-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,373
Posted By Raymo
These sealant spatulas...

These sealant spatulas (https://www.browntool.com/Listview/tabid/344/ProductID/3010/Default.aspx) work great for smoothing out beads of proseal.

Also look at cake decorating supplies.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By Raymo
I don't see a reason, other than aesthetics, why...

I don't see a reason, other than aesthetics, why you could not mount it under the wing or on an inspection panel. It will, as the previous post mentions, require a doubler.

I have my Dynon heated...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By Raymo
Vans no longer sells the capacitance fuel senders...

Vans no longer sells the capacitance fuel senders but a VAF member here was going to make some for himself and sell to others that are interested.

A quick search found him....
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-13-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,675
Posted By Raymo
I picked up a Brady printer...

I picked up a Brady printer (https://www.amazon.com/Brady-BMP21-PLUS-Handheld-Printer-Multi-Line/dp/B00IELD1O4/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1507904674&sr=8-1-spons&keywords=label+printer&psc=1) online...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-12-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,295
Posted By Raymo
Sounds like a great deal! I had a similar deal in...

Sounds like a great deal! I had a similar deal in Florida a while back that was sold to another after we agreed on a price.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By Raymo
+1 for this method. Worked well for me. I trimmed...

+1 for this method. Worked well for me. I trimmed off the part that would normally form the "filet." Some Ultra Black RTV helps hold it in place.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,225
Posted By Raymo
PM sent. I posted what you need in another thread...

PM sent. I posted what you need in another thread (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=1210035&postcount=13) where you asked the same question..
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-11-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Raymo
RV-7A, Catto 3 blade with 20 lb crush plate,...

RV-7A, Catto 3 blade with 20 lb crush plate, single P-Mag and one Slick with AFP FI. I see about the same numbers; maybe slightly higher at idle with mixture just rich enough to keep the engine...
Forum: Engine Monitors 10-10-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By Raymo
I've installed a couple JPI versions of the same...

I've installed a couple JPI versions of the same type pickup and all the sensor wires are bundled together with no issues. The receiving end picks up the pulses generated by the sensor and does some...
Forum: RV-14 10-10-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Raymo
It will smell good :D Joking aside, it will not...

It will smell good :D

Joking aside, it will not fully cure.
Forum: Reviews 10-10-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,564
Posted By Raymo
Greg, I was a network engineer prior to being a...

Greg,

I was a network engineer prior to being a software engineer and just set this kind of thing up at my hangar - sending WiFi about 300 ft from FBO. Cost was about $125 for equipment.

2x...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-10-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 17,099
Posted By Raymo
Wondering this too since yours has the latest...

Wondering this too since yours has the latest available updates but has the CRS button, per pilot guide.
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