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Forum: RV-10 Yesterday, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Mike S
One saw horse, mid span, padding to prevent...

One saw horse, mid span, padding to prevent scratches on the wing lower skin.

One person on the wing tip maneuvering the wing, someone else to slide the pins in.
Forum: RV-10 Yesterday, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Mike S
Yep, what he said. I had the wing on and off 4...

Yep, what he said.

I had the wing on and off 4 or 5 times, use pins made from regular hardware store bolts, only use the close tolerance bolts for final install.

Congrats on getting to this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,006
Posted By Mike S
Yep, check the mounts in the V stab for any play,...

Yep, check the mounts in the V stab for any play, loose jam nuts, cracked paint around the mounting hardware etc.

All that inertia from swinging in the wind was connected at the hinge line.

Dont...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Tony, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-15-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,347
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Paul, congrats on escaping Calif.

We may have to take you up on the offer for a visit after we get the new plane going.

Mike
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-13-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Ryan, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV-4 11-12-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Bryan, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-11-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By Mike S
Is this true for all units, or just the six cyl??

Is this true for all units, or just the six cyl??
Forum: RV-10 11-10-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,496
Posted By Mike S
I had the Show Planes system in our 10-----great...

I had the Show Planes system in our 10-----great product.

I think it is available from Vans.

https://www.showplanes.com/index.php?app=ecom&ns=prodshow&ref=FPS
Forum: RV-10 11-10-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Dallas, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-09-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,787
Posted By Mike S
Absolutely correct. The impact of seeing a...

Absolutely correct.

The impact of seeing a completed component like a rudder, wing, etc is very motivating to say the least.

Now, if I could just get over the diet plateau.......
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-08-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By Mike S
Sure sounds like fuel flow is restricted to that...

Sure sounds like fuel flow is restricted to that cylinder.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Mike S
Yep, what Bob said.

Yep, what Bob said.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-31-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,441
Posted By Mike S
Just in case you are interested in upgrading, I...

Just in case you are interested in upgrading, I have an 8.4" HX available.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,040
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Riley, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 10-30-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Walt, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-29-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,441
Posted By Mike S
Looks like the original EFIS system, called the...

Looks like the original EFIS system, called the WS I believe, in addition you have the XM weather module, and one screen has the GPS module, and the other has ARINC. The ARINC is good for autopilot...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-29-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Mike S
Carl, thanks for the response, but the Vans part...

Carl, thanks for the response, but the Vans part is for the wrong gov, just like the Show Planes one I have.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-28-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Mike S
Yep, the PC 10 is what I already have. Thanks...

Yep, the PC 10 is what I already have.

Thanks for the effort, it is appreciated.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-28-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Mike S
WTB prop gov control cable bracket

I need a bracket to mount the prop gov control cable.

Looks like this. Show Planes part # PC 5

https://www.showplanes.com/media/ecom/prodlg/(new)-prop-govenor-bracket-.jpg

Must fit a PCU 5000

I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,409
Posted By Mike S
Enjoy the time, and have a margarita for me;)

Enjoy the time, and have a margarita for me;)
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 10-27-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,979
Posted By Mike S
WOW, very nice looking.

WOW, very nice looking.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-26-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Mike S
Replied, as well as phone message.

Replied, as well as phone message.
Forum: California 10-26-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Eric, welcome aboard the good ship VAF.

The 10 is a great plane, loved ours.

Bob is a good guy, take him up on his offer.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-26-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Mike S
New price----$110.

New price----$110.
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-24-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Congrats on the new fledgling:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-24-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By Mike S
Gascolator and firewall mount

High pressure gascolator, new in box. $118.75 at Aircraft Spruce.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/appages/gascolators1.php

Gascolator firewall mount fitting, new in box. $21.85 At...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-23-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,277
Posted By Mike S
There is some info in the stickys in the glass...

There is some info in the stickys in the glass cockpit forum.

Look for "grt survival tips" garmin survival tips, advanced flight survival tips...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-23-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Mike S
Replied via PM to both of you. Thanks, Mike...

Replied via PM to both of you.

Thanks,
Mike Starkey
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-22-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Mike S
EFII boost pump and red cube F/S

New in box.

$649 new, will sell for $549. https://www.flyefii.com/products/boost-pump/

Save a hundred bucks.

New in bag, EI FT 60----(red cube) $194 at Spruce ...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 10-22-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By Mike S
Consider if the low pressure was due to a leak in...

Consider if the low pressure was due to a leak in the engine compartment.

Consider if there was a fire from that leak.
Forum: California 10-22-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,196
Posted By Mike S
+1 for Dilly, he did the inspection on my RV10....

+1 for Dilly, he did the inspection on my RV10.

Mike, congrats on the AirCam.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Gordon, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-18-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By Mike S
We ordered dual 10.1 screens with remote radio...

We ordered dual 10.1 screens with remote radio and xpnder and a few other options.

About 6 weeks for delivery.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Steve, congrats on the new fledgling:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-14-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By Mike S
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=176032
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,415
Posted By Mike S
OK, ugly it may be-----but from what you have...

OK, ugly it may be-----but from what you have posted, it would seem to have been working as is.

If/when you go to tidy it up, be sure not to cause problems----such as pulling out of connectors,...
Forum: RV-10 10-11-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,718
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

GREAT!!!!!!!:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By Mike S
Get hold of Lars ...

Get hold of Lars http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=2472

He is the prez of the Sacramento RV group, and they have scales.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By Mike S
Try the RV White Pages, link is on the VAF front...

Try the RV White Pages, link is on the VAF front page.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,351
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Jeff, congrats on the new fledgling:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Hamp, welcome to VAF:D

Lots of choices out there, I used Honeywell AML units in my RV 10, had the covers engraved by Aircraft Engravers. https://www.engravers.net/rocker-sw.html

Geoff Combs also...
Forum: RV-10 09-28-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By Mike S
Pierre Smith?

Pierre Smith?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,428
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Jeremy, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: Rocket 09-25-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By Mike S
Not yet, should be getting to the engine soon.

Not yet, should be getting to the engine soon.
Forum: Rocket 09-23-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By Mike S
You can list it here Doug has a great template...

You can list it here Doug has a great template sticky in the classifieds.

There is an issue is only when folks link to one of the commercial aircraft selling sites.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-23-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Steve, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By Mike S
Good lighting. Winter is coming------heat is...

Good lighting.

Winter is coming------heat is nice to have.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-19-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,647
Posted By Mike S
Just a data point here--------I ordered my SDS...

Just a data point here--------I ordered my SDS EFI&I system early August, Ross hand delivered it to me at the air races last week.

5-6 weeks from order to being in my hand.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,709
Posted By Mike S
Intake flange leak is one possible cause. Also...

Intake flange leak is one possible cause. Also intake tube coupler hoses and clamps can leak.

Pretty common problem.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 09-01-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Vaughn, welcome aboard:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,643
Posted By Mike S
Happy Birthday

Congrats on another trip around the sun:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-30-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

David, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Call GRT, they are good about helping folks.
Forum: California 08-30-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,258
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Mitch, welcome to VAF:D

Try Lars Pedersen, he is the prez of the local RV group.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=2472
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Mike S
Pretty sure this is;

TYP-----typical.

Used when a detail is repeated lots of times.

Example------if a part was to have a .040" radius on all edges, they would just say "edge radius .040" TYP"
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-29-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By Mike S
Check all ground paths. Engine should have...

Check all ground paths.

Engine should have dedicated ground strap to airframe.

Look for any loose connections.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-29-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Scott, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D



I doubt it was made for GRT-----but suspect that GRT is the only one of the ones mentioned willing to work with folks to share software protocols.

Dynon...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 08-29-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By Mike S
Darwin Barrie right there in your home...

Darwin Barrie right there in your home town.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=140
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,577
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Wow, that is really good to hear.:D
Forum: Rocket 08-28-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,683
Posted By Mike S
Oh frabjous day:D:D Good to hear that, I...

Oh frabjous day:D:D



Good to hear that, I just ordered a full system from Ross.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,172
Posted By Mike S
Two plus two. Fully electrical dependent engine.

Two plus two.

Fully electrical dependent engine.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-16-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Mike S
Dont drive the mandrel all the way out when...

Dont drive the mandrel all the way out when starting, just a bit to get the drill going.

After the head is off, you can usually drive out the rest of the rivet tail using the mandrel.

Q rivets grip...
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