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Forum: RV-6/6A 04-17-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,518
Posted By Timberwolf
I got updated ops limits a few months ago to...

I got updated ops limits a few months ago to include ifr and it was extremely painless. Sent in my old ones and received new ones a week later from the Birmingham FSDO
Forum: ADS-B 04-16-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,611
Posted By Timberwolf
Sorry Dan, thanks for the clarification. My...

Sorry Dan, thanks for the clarification. My comments were geared towards the 1090 side of the house as alluded to with a 335-A
Forum: ADS-B 04-16-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,611
Posted By Timberwolf
This has nothing to do with garmin and everything...

This has nothing to do with garmin and everything to do with the regs. Suggest you take a minute to deep dive into those before knocking garmin. As for privacy in aviation, that has already been...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-16-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 655
Posted By Timberwolf
Hylomar blue is one of those well kept trade...

Hylomar blue is one of those well kept trade secrets. When nothing else will seal it, I'll go find my hylomar. Recommend you get a tube to keep around.
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-04-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,241
Posted By Timberwolf
I have an angle valve in mine as well. I believe...

I have an angle valve in mine as well. I believe my cowl is also a -7. I bought it like this and got it for a very good price. The guy I bought it off of chased high oil temps for 3 years and only...
Forum: GPS 03-31-2019, 02:07 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,355
Posted By Timberwolf
G3xpert can correct me if I'm wrong but probably...

G3xpert can correct me if I'm wrong but probably due to the certification process.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By Timberwolf
Nice job for a temporary cover...just wanted to...

Nice job for a temporary cover...just wanted to stress the importance this is for a temporary thing and not to be left on for actually running the engine
Forum: ADS-B 03-27-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Timberwolf
OP asked about a 45r without a front panel. Mine...

OP asked about a 45r without a front panel. Mine are wired to their own cb just in case this need arises down the road. Had to use it once on the 335 when I got a fail on it
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,364
Posted By Timberwolf
I've just been monitoring this thread but it...

I've just been monitoring this thread but it seems like I'm not the only one in the "never again" camp for SnF. We went to snf and osh last year and there was no comparison. Snf had very few aviation...
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-24-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 32,765
Posted By Timberwolf
These aircraft already exist and the market isn't...

These aircraft already exist and the market isn't there for them. People want a certified aircraft once you get into this category. Very few people need something this big and expensive for personal...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-22-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,736
Posted By Timberwolf
Kind of agree. Sounds like they aren't present. I...

Kind of agree. Sounds like they aren't present. I had some on a plane once that I tracked down to coming off an 0-290 generator. They weren't holding in the upper pressure and were just letting all...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By Timberwolf
I installed a full G3x touch system in a buddies...

I installed a full G3x touch system in a buddies -8, including a 7"screen in the rear. Everyone that rides in it loves the fact that they can see everything that's going on including radios, weather,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-17-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,414
Posted By Timberwolf
I don't have any splitters in the system....

I don't have any splitters in the system. Straight from a Rami mounted under the tail section of the fuse, through a balun, straight to the val nav. The coax doesn't run anywhere near the comm coax...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-17-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,414
Posted By Timberwolf
I started this thread after I went down the exact...

I started this thread after I went down the exact same road with my rv-6. Garmin offers the 625 at a great price and in the end you spend less money, but more time and headaches with the install....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-11-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 997
Posted By Timberwolf
G3X camera

Putting out feelers to see if anyone has found a small cheap camera to integrate with the G3X to give a video input when taxiing or when coming in to land. Would be very helpful with the new project...
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-11-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 32,765
Posted By Timberwolf
Not to throw this into left field, but do you...

Not to throw this into left field, but do you have an outline of planned future engines? I imagine 300 hp is as high as you'll need to go to fill the gap until the pt6a-20 and the like are able to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-05-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By Timberwolf
All from...

All from summit

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/aer-fbm1101/
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-04-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By Timberwolf
I order the 20' sections of Aeroquip from summit...

I order the 20' sections of Aeroquip from summit for $65. -4 PTFE stainless then use the reusable fittings. $6/fitting. Not cheap but also not expensive for what you're getting
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-03-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 32,765
Posted By Timberwolf
They would be the first to achieve such a low...

They would be the first to achieve such a low price point for a new engine with that capability. The helo guys have been buying T-62's and variants for a while at low prices, but nothing comes close...
Forum: ADS-B 03-01-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By Timberwolf
take a look in the G3X manual rev AG P27-29. It...

take a look in the G3X manual rev AG P27-29. It shows a separate 232 from the GTN to the 330es. It looks like this line gives you the GPS source, while your other 232 would give the pressure source,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 110,711
Posted By Timberwolf
Paul, Super excited to see your company come out...

Paul,

Super excited to see your company come out with the module.

I have the PAR36 LEDs off amazon mentioned in this thread and attempted to utilize the crazedpilot flasher box. However it works by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,040
Posted By Timberwolf
it is cool to be able to look up where a plane is...

it is cool to be able to look up where a plane is based or exactly what kind of plane it is if I see something out that I don't recognize. If the thought is to hide it so companies can't charge you a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-25-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By Timberwolf
I wasn't able to make it to the plane today. Will...

I wasn't able to make it to the plane today. Will update once my wife is able to fly and report back with any changes.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By Timberwolf
The red x Iím seeing is in the mx menu when...

The red x Iím seeing is in the mx menu when checking all of the other units. Everything else updated. For the gdl 39 it just shows it at the very bottom of the selections with a red x and no info....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By Timberwolf
I thought about it updating but shouldnít it show...

I thought about it updating but shouldnít it show such instead of just a red x? The last version I updated from was 6.20 released in September.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By Timberwolf
G3x v7.00 issues

Just updated to the new software and it's showing traffic failed off of the gdl39. It still has the green check mark next to the 232 showing good communication. There were other aircraft in the area...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By Timberwolf
No issues with the pitot but do some reason my...

No issues with the pitot but do some reason my static lines get moisture in them after flying in rain or sitting in rain. I have to blow it out from time to time when I notice my airspeed is awol
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 110,711
Posted By Timberwolf
I’m running 4x the Amazon par 36 leds and...

I’m running 4x the Amazon par 36 leds and attempted using a flasher from CRAZEDpilot.com. However, it didn’t have what it takes to control these lights. CRAZEDpilot says they aren’t fast switching...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-18-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,627
Posted By Timberwolf
All of that information is in the G3x install...

All of that information is in the G3x install manual
Forum: ADS-B 02-17-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,611
Posted By Timberwolf
I can say when a parameter wasnít meeting spec on...

I can say when a parameter wasnít meeting spec on my navworx unit in anonymous mode, the FAA still called and knew exactly where to track me down to tell me it was out of spec. That confirmed it for...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-16-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By Timberwolf
Thumbs down Iíve read through majority of your posts here,...

Iíve read through majority of your posts here, Tommy, and it seems like you just might be a professional troll :rolleyes:.I have yet to come across one post where you add anything constructive to the...
Forum: COMM 02-15-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Timberwolf
I like having the knobs and physical device to...

I like having the knobs and physical device to change. However, for my new project everything is remote (txp, gtr 20, gma 245r). I wanted the cleanest install so the only things on the panel are the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-09-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Timberwolf
A whistle hole? Absolutely. The day the...

A whistle hole? Absolutely. The day the condensation freezes your breather tube, pukes out the oil, and causes an engine out landing (at best!) you will be reconsidering. For the very little amount...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,537
Posted By Timberwolf
We get this pretty regularly this time of the...

We get this pretty regularly this time of the year in Florida. I use golden rod dehumidifiers with a small fan in the planes and especially in the toolbox. Otherwise thousands of dollars of tools...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-31-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By Timberwolf
Concur with Jeff, plus the GAD29. No need to...

Concur with Jeff, plus the GAD29. No need to power both screens , let alone the autopilot. If Iím in the soup, Iím getting on the ground. If Iím VFR, Iíd kill the 625 and whatever else I could to...
Forum: Autopilots 01-21-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,054
Posted By Timberwolf
Not entirely true. My Val NAV is wired through...

Not entirely true. My Val NAV is wired through 232 and couples fine for NAV and GS. No GAD 29 required as it isnít speaking ARINC.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Timberwolf
So to pile in on this I put in for a custom N...

So to pile in on this I put in for a custom N number, but am ready to register. Do I have to wait for the n number to get approved before Iím able to register?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,850
Posted By Timberwolf
Supposedly itís coming....but thatís an eye...

Supposedly itís coming....but thatís an eye watering price

http://infinityaerospace.com/product/coming-soon/throttle-handle-and-quadrant/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By Timberwolf
Robin, Coming into such a forum and digging up...

Robin,

Coming into such a forum and digging up all of the old posts just to say youíre a big fan (and work for them) is poor etiquette.

With that being said, I purchased one for a project and have...
Forum: Alternative Engines 01-08-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,804
Posted By Timberwolf
What is the price point for this engine? Iím...

What is the price point for this engine? Iím building a moose with a 400hp M14P, but the ability to burn multi fuels is what interests me in this engine.
Forum: Fiberglass 12-20-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,419
Posted By Timberwolf
It's hard to argue with Dan's results. Socks with...

It's hard to argue with Dan's results. Socks with sandals for me from now on....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-19-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By Timberwolf
For some reason even with the 650 connected as...

For some reason even with the 650 connected as the nav source for the g3x, the g3x won’t work properly without an external antenna such as the 26 or 35. It says it somewhere in the manual and I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-18-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By Timberwolf
Thanks for the heads up. Ordering one now

Thanks for the heads up. Ordering one now
Forum: ADS-B 12-14-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,945
Posted By Timberwolf
I’ve wasted as much money on this adsb debacle as...

I’ve wasted as much money on this adsb debacle as anyone as I was tricked into the navworx. I agree with others, pick the system you want and go with it now. Might as well get a system that qualifies...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 12-13-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,906
Posted By Timberwolf
I agree with all of the above but for my stove I...

I agree with all of the above but for my stove I use the Polaris optimus. It burns avgas so I just drain the sump into my bottle and go to town. No extra fuel in the cabin when not needed. We also...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-11-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,816
Posted By Timberwolf
Precisely. There isn’t a one size fits all...

Precisely. There isn’t a one size fits all bushplane. I want a huge high horsepower plane that is at home on floats or wheels, fully loaded, on an Alpine lake. The next guy wants a 2 seat that’s easy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,109
Posted By Timberwolf
Option 3- purchase NVGís and lights arenít...

Option 3- purchase NVGís and lights arenít required. Theyíre a game changer.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-06-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,816
Posted By Timberwolf
Have RV-6 and sold Murphy Rebel on 31Ē Bushwheels...

Have RV-6 and sold Murphy Rebel on 31Ē Bushwheels to build the bigger Murphy Moose for my off airport needs. Itís like a Skywagon on steroids.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-03-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,181
Posted By Timberwolf
Instead of a pneumatic puller, you may consider...

Instead of a pneumatic puller, you may consider the Milwaukee 12v puller. Best tool I purchased this year. No hoses to get in the way and will pull with only 1 squeeze where most pneumatics take 2 or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,573
Posted By Timberwolf
As was pointed out in the prop post, these tools...

As was pointed out in the prop post, these tools are invaluable to the professional. It's typically hard to justify for the weekend warrior, but I wouldn't give mine up for the ease and time saved....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,300
Posted By Timberwolf
For almost half the price of the above, you can...

For almost half the price of the above, you can get an ACK E-04. It will require a little more effort to install the ack bracket, but it isnít a bad job....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,605
Posted By Timberwolf
Made by DMC. Not cheap but absolutely worth...

Made by DMC. Not cheap but absolutely worth it.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/appages/nosetool.php?clickkey=27717
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,605
Posted By Timberwolf
Fly up my way and Iíll safety cable the bolts for...

Fly up my way and Iíll safety cable the bolts for ya for free! I think it would be a big mistake not to. The cable tool turns an hour Job into a 5 minute quick task. Either way, donít leave them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,613
Posted By Timberwolf
This is the most logical response Iíve seen so...

This is the most logical response Iíve seen so far. I didnít fly in until Thursday towards the end of the week, but I heard a lot of grumbling about the scheduled slot times for the beech, cardinals,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,572
Posted By Timberwolf
Look at Ruckel if you want around Niceville. They...

Look at Ruckel if you want around Niceville. They are actually taking names now for their new hangars, but last I heard it was stupid expensive. Vac has a plane there I believe and he can probably...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,572
Posted By Timberwolf
Thereís a couple of them in the restricted...

Thereís a couple of them in the restricted airspace. I believe the LOA says Be below 700í when comin in to the restricted airspace and no student training is allowed. They really donít bother you....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,572
Posted By Timberwolf
Iíve got friends at sky ranch 18FD, J22 (16FL),...

Iíve got friends at sky ranch 18FD, J22 (16FL), and yellow river (FD93). They all have their pros and cons depending on what youíre looking for. Iím a transient and all 3 are much too far to drive to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,541
Posted By Timberwolf
Do stein or aerotronics match ACS on discounts...

Do stein or aerotronics match ACS on discounts for military or A&Pís? Iíve been using ACS for years and ordered hundreds of thousands from them, but would switch ina heartbeat for someone who would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Timberwolf
I paid to have a murphy moose moved from Chicago...

I paid to have a murphy moose moved from Chicago to Florida. I couldn't have come close to the price by the time I paid airfare, rented a truck, paid for gas, etc. Plus I didn't have any of the...
Forum: Propellers 11-05-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By Timberwolf
I had my back late crack recently and after...

I had my back late crack recently and after looking at what was the root cause and allowing the backplate to flex, I discovered there were no screws in the front bulkhead. I cut out a new piece and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,330
Posted By Timberwolf
I've always used good old diesel. It doesn't hang...

I've always used good old diesel. It doesn't hang around as long as smoke oil, but it produces great smoke for a heck of a lot cheaper.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By Timberwolf
Honestly the stratus is **** in this department....

Honestly the stratus is **** in this department. We have close to 100 of them with just as many that are broken for my squadron. The charging port is a weak link and weíve seen them come back...
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