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Forum: RV-12 11-09-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,404
Posted By Jackkclark
I sent you a private message

I sent you a private message
Forum: RV-12 10-15-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By Jackkclark
Unable to update Firmware

When trying to update firmware, I get a message: "Unable to read files."
I know the correct data was downloaded correctly from the Van's site. The same USB device with the same data was used to...
Forum: RV-12 07-10-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 838
Posted By Jackkclark
Voltage

From RVBuilder22...."or form some excessive cranking getting it started, what you saw is exactly what would be expected."

AHhh...Haaaa! If truth be known....I flew for an hour. Landed. Let it...
Forum: RV-12 07-10-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 838
Posted By Jackkclark
Voltage normal, Amps high, electrical knowledge ZERO

I have been reading about bad voltage regulators for years. Yesterday on run up (4000 RPM) my amps went to 17. Voltage was normal...13.5. Reduced power to 1700 RPM and Amps were normal, -1 to -3. ...
Forum: RV-12 07-01-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,918
Posted By Jackkclark
canopy fiberglass

I bought the "pre made" version. Tossed it and followed the directions from Vans. No big deal...actually, it was fun...
Forum: RV-12 06-11-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,602
Posted By Jackkclark
shade

I got the smaller one and wish I had gotten the larger.
Forum: RV-12 04-07-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,160
Posted By Jackkclark
ForeFlight check list

I just upgraded my ForeFlight subscription. The slightly more expensive version now has "Check Lists." (SEE "MORE.") Very easy to create the list and it allows you to "check off" each step as you...
Forum: RV-12 01-02-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 23,577
Posted By Jackkclark
RV12 TRAILER

If we could get orders for at least 10 of these RV12 Trailers....and I could swing a deal with "Hemlockfield" to pay him a royalty for using HIS DESIGN, I might consider making these in my shop in...
Forum: RV-12 01-02-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,765
Posted By Jackkclark
Double Screen Mr Funnel

Let me add, if you go with the Mr Funnel, get the double screen. The single screen is much too slow.
Forum: RV-12 01-01-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,765
Posted By Jackkclark
so fast with Flo Fast

I second the vote for Flo Fast and the Mr Funnel.
So easy and no splash. Ten turns on the handle per gal of fuel. 90 seconds to transfer 7 gal.
Forum: RV-12 12-31-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,812
Posted By Jackkclark
Before you drill another hole.....

Whenever I thought there was something wrong with the plans or some part did not fit just right...I WAS ALWAYS DOING SOMETHING WRONG. I am amazed at the quality of this kit. 10,000 rivets and...
Forum: RV-12 12-30-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 66,326
Posted By Jackkclark
Grass Strip Fly-in, North Georgia

Low pass over Gibson Field...Blue Mountain Air Park.
Really great flyin's here twice a year. Just south of LaFayette GA.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeN0azHyonM
Forum: RV-12 10-09-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,119
Posted By Jackkclark
Canopy Lock Switch installation quesion

I purchased the canopy lock switch kit from Vans. Instructions say attach the jumper wire included to pin 12 slot on one D Sub and pin 27 slot on the other D sub. There were were wires already in...
Forum: RV-12 08-26-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,810
Posted By Jackkclark
Rivet wedge

This wedge came in a plastic bag with my kit. Worked great.
Forum: RV-12 08-26-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,697
Posted By Jackkclark
RV12 Fly In Ft Payne Al

N521HC will be there.
Jack Clark, Trenton GA
Forum: RV-12 07-16-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,579
Posted By Jackkclark
Cockpit light.

I needed more than the cockpit light. I wear a small pen light, on a lanyard around my neck, to check notes, etc.
Forum: RV-12 06-23-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,173
Posted By Jackkclark
RV12 Trailer

I did not make it and I don't sell em....but this is by far the best RV12 trailer I have seen: http://s1286.photobucket.com/user/hemlockfield/library/?sort=6&page=1
Forum: RV-12 06-23-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,278
Posted By Jackkclark
Floor scales

Amazon...less than $50 each.
Forum: RV-12 03-21-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,194
Posted By Jackkclark
No time for humor

Dan, I know this makes you sick. All excited about getting to start building again after that lengthy delay...then finding this. Ouch. Well, I'm certainly not making Light of the...
Forum: RV-12 01-19-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,339
Posted By Jackkclark
I bought the RV 12 Kit from Vans with the touch...

I bought the RV 12 Kit from Vans with the touch screen SkyView.
Forum: RV-12 01-15-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,339
Posted By Jackkclark
30 hour free trial maps

What happens after the 30 hour free map trial ends? What do I loose upon expiration? Am I required to buy the $500 Maps Navigation package from Dynon to keep the map/VFR navigation features that I...
Forum: RV-12 12-21-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,639
Posted By Jackkclark
Wing Seal

How many feet of the U-Channel wing seal does it take TOTAL for both wings.
Forum: RV-12 11-18-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,887
Posted By Jackkclark
Rotax minimum RPM setting

I recently changed the original Van's throttle cable to a Vernier cable and my minimum RPM setting changed. Before I was getting 1500 to 1600 minimum at idle ( I know to keep it between 1900 and...
Forum: RV-12 11-05-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 22,456
Posted By Jackkclark
Paint

Trip to the PAINT factory...Atlanta Custom Coach, Palmetto GA.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1gpna39mtvpnvnp/AAAJj9DDJfMHBMqRYPIphF45a?dl=0
Forum: RV-12 10-09-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,873
Posted By Jackkclark
Rivet holes

Interesting...I did not have to drill any rivet holes to get the rivets to go in.
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 09-08-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,964
Posted By Jackkclark
USB

Some have run an extension into the glove box.
I have the USB (extension) port mounted to the bottom of the instrument tray.
Easily accessible.
Forum: RV-12 07-27-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,562
Posted By Jackkclark
RV12 Glide

Search RV12 on YouTube. There is a video of a dead stick landing...the guy flies forever with the engine off.
Forum: RV-12 07-18-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,534
Posted By Jackkclark
canopy strut strength

I must be missing something here. First of all, I would never just turn loose of the canopy and let it fly open on its on. I gently let it travel to the fully open position before turning loose. ...
Forum: RV-12 06-30-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,280
Posted By Jackkclark
Best RV12 Trailer I have seen.

Hemlockfield definitely has all the problems solved. Its by far the best RV12 trailer design I have seen. I wonder how many of these he could sell if he decided to build these......mmmmm....sounds...
Forum: RV-12 02-23-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,582
Posted By Jackkclark
Never.... Watch The Nevada Triangle on Netflix

Never.... Watch The Nevada Triangle on Netflix
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,497
Posted By Jackkclark
I forgot to mention, you need to poke a pin hole...

I forgot to mention, you need to poke a pin hole at the edge of the rivet to let the air escape.
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,497
Posted By Jackkclark
why bother

I agree with Dheal. I used a Rolley Pro (used to mash the vinyl sign material tightly against the rivets when putting signs on tractor trailers) and there is no air or gap around my rivets under the...
Forum: RV-12 02-01-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,877
Posted By Jackkclark
Fuel flow alarm at 9,000 feet.

Climbing through 9,000 feet doing "Section F2-Flight Test Card-Flight #2 the fuel flow warning was persistent...exceding 10.2. Leveling off, it stopped. Should this be a concern?

Also could not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,889
Posted By Jackkclark
Test cleaning chemicals....which ones...

Test cleaning chemicals....which ones work...which ones damage the finish.
Forum: RV-12 12-06-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,190
Posted By Jackkclark
report

Can anyone interpret Fig. 13 in that report...regarding the trim setting?
Does the graph indicate a movement in one direction and then rapid change in the other direction?
What is "Elevator Trim...
Forum: RV-12 12-06-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,786
Posted By Jackkclark
Cowl attachment

I suggest that you wait until the engine is hung.
Forum: RV-12 11-26-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,833
Posted By Jackkclark
Adjustment tool

Is it necessary to use the adjustment tool or can any tiny screwdriver be used to adjust the trim tab speed?
Perhaps it is necessary to not make metal to metal contact with the side of the control...
Forum: RV-12 11-21-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,403
Posted By Jackkclark
11.1 DOWNLOAD

What program was used to download/open 11.1 from Vans?
Thanks.
Forum: RV-12 10-28-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,371
Posted By Jackkclark
Radio Squeal update

I left a trickle charge on the battery over night.
The squeal is gone. Hallelujah!

Upon fast taxi-ing, I get a verbal: caution....caution.
Any idea what the caution is warning me about?
Forum: RV-12 10-27-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,371
Posted By Jackkclark
Radio Squeal

My control module fell within the serial numbers stated above so I returned my module to Vans for repair. It was "repaired" and returned to me last week and I installed it over the week end. Now...
Forum: RV-12 09-21-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,240
Posted By Jackkclark
Trailer

Red Baron, David K had already given us lots of info which I had missed.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=92774&page=7

I wonder how many folks would want to rent or purchase...
Forum: RV-12 09-20-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,240
Posted By Jackkclark
Original RV12 Builder

Does anybody know how to get in touch with "Hemlockfield"....possibly the builder of the above mentioned trailer.
Forum: RV-12 09-19-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,240
Posted By Jackkclark
Best RV12 Trailer I have seen.

Try this link. This is by far the best RV12 trailer I have seen. These folks thought of everything:

http://s1286.photobucket.com/user/hemlockfield/library/?sort=6&page=1
Forum: RV-12 09-19-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,240
Posted By Jackkclark
RV12 Trailer ...he / she thought of everything

the Photo Bucket link may have had a "bug" attached. Let me find another link.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 885
Posted By Jackkclark
RV-12 Test pilot needed

Looking for someone to do first flight and initial 5 hour testing of recently completed RV12, Chattanooga / Atlanta / Huntsville area. Received AW certificate this week, paint the next two weeks,...
Forum: RV-12 08-23-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,298
Posted By Jackkclark
Curious

Just curious. What appears to be "glued" to the cover, part #00032?
Forum: RV-12 08-19-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,806
Posted By Jackkclark
Info supplied by Matco:

Jack,

The part number for the cotter pin on the axle nut is the MSC.11x2COTTERPIN. It is on our website at:

http://www.matcomfg.com/COTTERPINZP-idv-3813-35.html

It is steel and is clear zinc...
Forum: RV-12 08-18-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,806
Posted By Jackkclark
Still building...want to add wheel pants later?

If you have not attached the brakes and wheels yet and intend to add wheel pants at some point down the road, save yourself some time and trouble and order part U-0003 from Vans and install this when...
Forum: RV-12 08-14-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,986
Posted By Jackkclark
Search for Schematics

OH Yeah! Vans tells you how to download SightDraft (I think). AFterwards you can download and see the schematics.
Forum: RV-12 08-13-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,986
Posted By Jackkclark
Correct Schematic

Go to: WWW.Vansaircraft.com.
Click: SUPPORT
Click: DOWNLOADS
Scroll down to "RV-12 Electrical System Diagrams"
Click: FINISH KIT SHIPPED AFTER 8-25-2011

Use "SightDraft" to download the...
Forum: RV-12 08-12-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,986
Posted By Jackkclark
The schematic is correct. I powered up and all...

The schematic is correct. I powered up and all works well.
Forum: RV-12 08-10-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,371
Posted By Jackkclark
Dave, in my case, radio volume did not affect the...

Dave, in my case, radio volume did not affect the squeal.
Forum: RV-12 08-08-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,371
Posted By Jackkclark
Infected

Yep, my serial number is 00289.
I will call support. Thanks everyone for your help.
I hope this is the problem.
Forum: RV-12 08-08-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,371
Posted By Jackkclark
Serial number search

Scott, (or anyone) can you confirm that the serial number is on the bottom of the module....where I cannot see it without removing it first.
Forum: RV-12 08-08-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,371
Posted By Jackkclark
Fingers crossed this is the problem

Brent, are you referring to the main aircraft battery or the SV backup battery? Main battery is fully charged....I'll go check the backup now and repsond.
Forum: RV-12 08-07-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,371
Posted By Jackkclark
First Power-up SkyView Touch

No Smoke! ...but loud high pitch whine in headset.
I searched both VAF and Dynon blogs and tried most of the ideas.
Hear is a summary of the test.

1) remove Fuel Pump fuse
2) turn on master
...
Forum: RV-12 07-31-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,516
Posted By Jackkclark
Petition Ethanol in GAS if you so desire

Open this link and read down a paragraph or so.....
http://www.fuel-testers.com/find_ethanol_free_gasoline.html
Forum: RV-12 07-27-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,890
Posted By Jackkclark
Headset Provided?

Does a headset come with the RV12 kit or are we required to purchase separately?
If sold separately, will I be just as happy with a $300 set as I would be with a $1000 set. Would YOU recommend...
Forum: RV-12 07-02-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By Jackkclark
Transition Training near Chattanooga

1) Does anyone know of someone who can give RV12 transition training near Chattanooga?...Calhoun....Huntsville....etc.
2) Is it possible for the "test pilot" ...the guy who flies my RV12 for the...
Forum: RV-12 06-25-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By Jackkclark
Which location

Can anyone tell me whether the 9-Pin D-Sub goes in the upper or lower hole in the Touch Screen Display....page 42C-06
Forum: RV-12 06-25-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,506
Posted By Jackkclark
I've been touched.

I received the stiffener last week in my avionics package...SkyView Touch.
Forum: RV-12 06-18-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,717
Posted By Jackkclark
I too re-made the brackets using a 21/64 drill...

I too re-made the brackets using a 21/64 drill about one year ago. How quickly we forget. Tonight I drilled and tapped the aluminum AP push rod for the rod end bearing. Same issue. Slight wobble...
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