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Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By maus92
In my RV-8A, it's installed in the left wing tip....

In my RV-8A, it's installed in the left wing tip. It passed the test routine provided by a separate software program that Garmin publishes. Generally, it needs to be away from devices and...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-18-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By maus92
Yea, the link is broken.

Yea, the link is broken.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-07-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,787
Posted By maus92
I'm do that right now; the prop's off, and just...

I'm do that right now; the prop's off, and just got the SDS today!
Forum: Propellers 11-06-2017, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By maus92
Went up to Sensenich today with the prop and...

Went up to Sensenich today with the prop and bolts. We determined that the spinner backing plate had either slipped (unlikely because the spacer is tightly pressed to the prop) or had been...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By maus92
Yea, found out from the Mothership that I have a...

Yea, found out from the Mothership that I have a modified airbox / carb heat installation, so I'm on my own re: the method to repair. Either that or I go back to stock.

Also, Vans airbox...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,805
Posted By maus92
That comes from Thrustmaster FLCS system / PC...

That comes from Thrustmaster FLCS system / PC gaming throttle controller . It looks like the stick grip is also part of the Thrustmaster system. I had one when I was a kid.

On the HUD front. A...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By maus92
I'm in the beginning stage of my CI / MLU. I...

I'm in the beginning stage of my CI / MLU. I watched Vic Syracuse's PP presentation on EAA last week, and he pointed out an issue with air box installations, namely the use of RTV to seal the air...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-04-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By maus92
The OB had installed what I think was the stock...

The OB had installed what I think was the stock bent tubing pitot adjacent an inspection plate. When I installed a Garmin AOA pitot tube with mast, I put the G3X temperature probe in the old pitot...
Forum: ADS-B 11-04-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 159,610
Posted By maus92
Sounds like uAvionics documented their...

Sounds like uAvionics documented their engineering, and plays well with the FAA. Something to be said for that approach.
Forum: Propellers 11-02-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By maus92
I talked to Sensenich today, and verified that...

I talked to Sensenich today, and verified that the bolts are true and the threads are undamaged. One hole in particular is problematic: if you drop a bolt into the hole, it will stop partway down,...
Forum: Propellers 11-01-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By maus92
Prop bolts galled

I started my condition inspection / Phase 2 of my MLU today. I am *almost* certain that I will be installing a SDS CPI in place of the left mag. I decided that it would be easier to remove the...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-31-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,051
Posted By maus92
I was reading in the SDS CPI aviation supplement...

I was reading in the SDS CPI aviation supplement date 8/17:

"The CPI is not waterproof and will not function as designed if moisture invades the enclosure or power/ ground connections are...
Forum: ADS-B 10-29-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By maus92
I have no doubt the FAA wants to return proceeds...

I have no doubt the FAA wants to return proceeds to affected parties after any settlement it extracts from NavWorks (minus its costs....) But like you, I doubt NavWorks has the assets to support...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,653
Posted By maus92
No, but I integrated my CO Guardian into my G3X...

No, but I integrated my CO Guardian into my G3X MFD. Requires a RS232 line, but the configuration is simple, and the PPM can be displayed on the menu bar if you like.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-23-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By maus92
Thanks all, I'll make sure the new one has...

Thanks all, I'll make sure the new one has improved freedom of movement.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-23-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By maus92
Savvy Analysis works fine for me with v5.6

Savvy Analysis works fine for me with v5.6
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-22-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By maus92
Piling on the mechanical fuel pump discussion. ...

Piling on the mechanical fuel pump discussion. When flying yesterday, my engine stumbled for about half a second. I checked the gauges, and noticed the fuel pressure was reading 0.0, ugh. FP in my...
Forum: Safety 10-21-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 13,670
Posted By maus92
My heavy old Concorde battery holds the door in...

My heavy old Concorde battery holds the door in the hanger open, while doing double duty as a power supply....
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-21-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By maus92
Nose gear leg fairing cracked (again)

The O.B. installed a fairing that fit tightly to the gear leg at the junction of the leg and fork - I'll call that the "knuckle" (and actually had an extension that attached to the fork swivel stop.)...
Forum: Safety 10-21-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 13,670
Posted By maus92
My understanding is that the BMS system on EarthX...

My understanding is that the BMS system on EarthX batteries does more that just OV protection between ~16 and <=60v. In my case, it alerted me to a cell imbalance, which was more or less...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By maus92
When I reworked my baffle seals two years ago, I...

When I reworked my baffle seals two years ago, I used an unreinforced silicone baffling seal material. I regret that decision - it tears. Last year I replaced a torn section, and it looks like I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-20-2017, 09:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,903
Posted By maus92
I can confirm this....

I can confirm this....
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-15-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,051
Posted By maus92
I wasn't aware that Camaros or Mustang had props...

I wasn't aware that Camaros or Mustang had props - I must have missed that class :) (We actually didn't have an auto shop at my high school.)

The suggestion about mounting the timing light similar...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-14-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By maus92
Garmin does make a remote audio panel for you to...

Garmin does make a remote audio panel for you to consider. When I add my GTN625/35 to my G3X system, I will also install the GMA245R to integrate the existing GTR20. The Bluetooth functionality...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By maus92
I don't think I've ever had a problem using a...

I don't think I've ever had a problem using a fully updated early 2016 MacBook (or the iMac 5k,) Safari, and the Garmin Communicator plug-in v 4.2.0. Also use the recommended Sandisk? 8Gb SD card,...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-14-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,051
Posted By maus92
I would love to see a video of the timing light...

I would love to see a video of the timing light in action - I'm still a bit confused about the process on an airplane with an engine running and a spinning prop..
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-10-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,360
Posted By maus92
The replacement shaft came directly from Matco. ...

The replacement shaft came directly from Matco. I pulled this part number from the invoice: MCMC4F-1 - SHAFT; MC-4F. Not part of the rebuild kit - I remembered incorrectly; I purchased it...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-10-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,608
Posted By maus92
I guess what I'm getting at is there an upgrade...

I guess what I'm getting at is there an upgrade path for those who either have installed the current system, or want to install the current version sooner rather than waiting for CPI2?
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-10-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,360
Posted By maus92
I performed the Vitron O-ring upgrade after...

I performed the Vitron O-ring upgrade after blowing out the right main brake a couple years ago - no problems since. I rebuilt the master cylinders last year because one was leaking significantly. ...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-10-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,608
Posted By maus92
Is the newer CPI2 a completely new system, or is...

Is the newer CPI2 a completely new system, or is it basically an upgraded controller / interface box / display? Is everything firewall forward the same?
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-08-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,360
Posted By maus92
Let us know how you did. I got the shims from...

Let us know how you did. I got the shims from Grainger in a day, but the Rapco disk is B.O. from both east and west ACS (I checked last week and they were in stock: must be a lot of lurkers...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-08-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,559
Posted By maus92
I've been reviewing the SDS CPI documentation and...

I've been reviewing the SDS CPI documentation and I've determined that I would need to install a second alternator (or another backup battery) which would essentially equalize the cost between P-Mags...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-08-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,559
Posted By maus92
Is it absolutely necessary to have the SDS CPI...

Is it absolutely necessary to have the SDS CPI control panel pilot-accessible during normal flight? Could it be remotely mounted (like the forward baggage compartment in an -8?) I would consider...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,016
Posted By maus92
The Cleveland bolts are almost $11 a piece from...

The Cleveland bolts are almost $11 a piece from ACS - is there a suitable replacement / substitution?

EDIT: Never mind - The standard AN4H bolts are like .74 if you eliminate the Cleveland name :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-27-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,581
Posted By maus92
I found that when I rebuilt my Matco master...

I found that when I rebuilt my Matco master cylinders last year, I no longer needed the external shaft springs I had installed the year before. I assume that the cylinders were original to the build...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-24-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,360
Posted By maus92
Which is roughly 1/2 the cost of upgrading with...

Which is roughly 1/2 the cost of upgrading with the Grove parts - but with a similar upgrade in performance? Both avenues probably require some modification to the wheel pants, but does anyone know...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-24-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,360
Posted By maus92
I don't know anything about the kit - how much is...

I don't know anything about the kit - how much is it anyway?

I did have a seal blowout, although not too dramatic - I returned to the hangar one day to a pool of brake fluid. I replaced the...
Forum: RV-12 09-23-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,184
Posted By maus92
Looks like a biological to me.

Looks like a biological to me.
Forum: ADS-B 09-21-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By maus92
I just looked at the uavionix install manual, and...

I just looked at the uavionix install manual, and have a question: what transponder are you using?

I'm sure that you've triple checked your settings. The manual notes several parameters that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2017, 01:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,722
Posted By maus92
I'm doing my LH / impulse mag. The last question...

I'm doing my LH / impulse mag. The last question I have is whether to keep the spark plug leads as configured, or have the P-Mag fire all the tops, or all the bottoms. I'm inclined to keep the same...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,722
Posted By maus92
Yea I'm still awaiting an answer to an email I...

Yea I'm still awaiting an answer to an email I sent last week - I wonder if they / their employees were affected by the hurricane?
Forum: ADS-B 09-18-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By maus92
Interesting. Please post any updates about your...

Interesting. Please post any updates about your experiences and resolution - it will be helpful for others.
Forum: ADS-B 09-17-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By maus92
The GRT manual says this: "Sport or Horizon WS*...

The GRT manual says this:

"Sport or Horizon WS* These units are not compatible with the serial data combiner and GPS accuracy indicator functions provided by the Safe-Fly GPS, nor can these units be...
Forum: ADS-B 09-17-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,446
Posted By maus92
The setting is in the serial port setup section. ...

The setting is in the serial port setup section. Dynon has two different ADS-B receivers: SV-ADSB-470 is the 978 version, SV-ADSB-472 is the dual band version (978 & 1090.) The Dynon install manual...
Forum: ADS-B 09-14-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,446
Posted By maus92
Question: Does Orlando's approach radar support...

Question: Does Orlando's approach radar support TIS-A, and are you able to receive those targets from your transponder?

I've found that once I'm established on cruise, have the course set, and...
Forum: ADS-B 09-14-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,446
Posted By maus92
Are you equipped with ADS-B Out? If not, you may...

Are you equipped with ADS-B Out? If not, you may not receive traffic because you have not been letting the ground stations know you are nearby. On the next flight, a participating ADS-B Out...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,981
Posted By maus92
Resurrecting.... I want to build an air...

Resurrecting....

I want to build an air temperature sensor that I can locate at various positions under the cowling, and connect to my G3X system for real time display and logging. G3X does support...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By maus92
I posed a version of this question by email to...

I posed a version of this question by email to the E-Mag peeps a fews days ago with no reply, so I'll try it here:

If I were to replace the impulse mag on my O-360 with a P-Mag, I know that I cannot...
Forum: RV-4 09-12-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By maus92
I need to do this too: my senders are basically...

I need to do this too: my senders are basically worthless.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,758
Posted By maus92
This is a timely thread for me since I am...

This is a timely thread for me since I am considering installing at least one P-Mag during my CI at the end of next month. I have 400 hrs TTSN on my O-360, and I am not sure which mag to replace: ...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-11-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By maus92
I have an EarthX ETX680 battery, G3X GDU460's,...

I have an EarthX ETX680 battery, G3X GDU460's, and VP-X Pro. The battery fault warning output wire is connected to the Garmin GEA24 as a discrete input, configured as "Active Low." It works - I had...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By maus92
Atlanta may be on Irma's list. Keep watching.

Atlanta may be on Irma's list. Keep watching.
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-02-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By maus92
Today is pretty dreary, so instead of going out...

Today is pretty dreary, so instead of going out to the hanger and wishing I could be flying, I'll write a dreary update:

I've been having email conversations with Garmin and VP/Ballard this week to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-30-2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,710
Posted By maus92
I have one radio, the GTR20 with my G3X system. ...

I have one radio, the GTR20 with my G3X system. It's fine for VFR - don't forget that the GTR20 / G3X Touch combo allows you to monitor the standby frequency if you like - I usually set it up to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-30-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By maus92
Upgrades at CI

I'm coming up to October when my condition inspection is due. I'm toying with the idea of doing some of the upgrades that are on my list:

1. Smoke System
2. Replacing Cleveland wheels & brakes w/...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-29-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By maus92
I'll be back at the hanger tomorrow, and I'll...

I'll be back at the hanger tomorrow, and I'll download from the computer I keep there for configuring stuff.

C.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-29-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By maus92
The switch for the flaps is wired per ASA...

The switch for the flaps is wired per ASA diagram, excluding the indicator LED. The VP-X supplies power to the switch using a dedicated pin, which is programmed to be available when the master is...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-29-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 897
Posted By maus92
VP-X: G3X PFD recycle after short in cowl flap

I had an *interesting* issue on my way home from 5A1 on Sunday. Just prior to entering the Appalachians, I got an "VPX Fault" Crew Alerting System indication, then the PFD went black, then...
Forum: Safety 08-21-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,785
Posted By maus92
And in this image / perspective it does look like...

And in this image / perspective it does look like the ASA mod... Maybe two different parts? Or what was left of the fairing?
Forum: Safety 08-21-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,785
Posted By maus92
It's not the Anti-Splat gear mod. The ASA...

It's not the Anti-Splat gear mod. The ASA attaches at the mid point of the stiffener; the frame grab appears to show that the "stiffener" has one attach point near the cowling. Maybe it is a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-05-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,421
Posted By maus92
That's very interesting. I'm assuming you are...

That's very interesting. I'm assuming you are using a GDL-39 or GDL-39R for the FIS-B input to the G3X. I wonder why the refresh rate / presentation would be different between the systems since...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-03-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By maus92
I have it hooked up directly to a G3X discrete...

I have it hooked up directly to a G3X discrete input as active low. It seems to work: when the alternator switch is off / alternator not producing power (thus the wire is grounded,) a CAS displays...
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