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Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-10-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By Planecrazy232
Great information. Thank you.

Great information. Thank you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By Planecrazy232
The cans might explain why the wall fell in the...

The cans might explain why the wall fell in the first place!!:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-15-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,133
Posted By Planecrazy232
Loading the approach puts the fixes in queue....

Loading the approach puts the fixes in queue. Activate the approach ONLY when cleared for the approach by ATC. Any waypoints between you and the IAF (or vector) will be eliminated.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,107
Posted By Planecrazy232
Steve, Thanks for the quick reply- love the...

Steve, Thanks for the quick reply- love the excellent support, and the QWERTY keyboard!!:)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,107
Posted By Planecrazy232
Levi, I changed to “GARMIN 429” and lose my VNAV...

Levi,

I changed to “GARMIN 429” and lose my VNAV button.

http://a67.tinypic.com/2hz6zww.jpg

http://a66.tinypic.com/do8ns4.jpg

If I switch back to GAMA FORMAT 1 the VNAV button reappears. Do I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,156
Posted By Planecrazy232
Happy Birthday Jesse!

Happy Birthday Jesse!
Forum: Safety 07-31-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,955
Posted By Planecrazy232
I won't poke- we did the same thing shipping up...

I won't poke- we did the same thing shipping up 150 pounds of stuff. My wife saw empty spots in the boxes and filled them up!:eek:
Forum: COMM 07-31-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,435
Posted By Planecrazy232
Also with the SL30 NAV/COM there are two power...

Also with the SL30 NAV/COM there are two power inputs, one for the nav side and one for the comm side. I have found with an SL60 which was a GPS/COM that the radio would not operate without both...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-28-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 76,420
Posted By Planecrazy232
Iím aware of that and itís turned down but the...

Iím aware of that and itís turned down but the tone is still very ďalarming ď.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-28-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 76,420
Posted By Planecrazy232
Autopilot altitude alerts

On climb or descent when climbing to a selected altitude you get the 1000í and 200í warnings with a loud tone. Scares the heck out of my wife every time. Any chance of getting voice alerts like the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,543
Posted By Planecrazy232
It was a...

It was a blast!!

http://a63.tinypic.com/biqwrn.jpg
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-17-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Planecrazy232
Steve, I have done this parallel loading. Works...

Steve,

I have done this parallel loading. Works good most of the time, I sometimes get the ďone or more ifr/vfr charts are corruptĒ message. I then start one screen at a time to figure out which one...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-17-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Planecrazy232
Steve, Some clarification please. I use the US...

Steve,

Some clarification please. I use the US database bundle, which has Garmin Navigation, Obstacles, Safe Taxi, Airport Directory, FliteCharts, and Terrain.

I am in the same boat as the post...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,566
Posted By Planecrazy232
Page 4 of the NOTAM copied and pasted: "Proceed...

Page 4 of the NOTAM copied and pasted:

"Proceed single file, directly over the
railroad tracks from Ripon northeast to Fisk
(10 miles). Remain at least Ĺ mile in-trail
behind any aircraft you are...
Forum: Safety 07-13-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 63,818
Posted By Planecrazy232
Page 6 of the notam....

Page 6 of the notam....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,671
Posted By Planecrazy232
Hours are 8am to 5pm daily.

Hours are 8am to 5pm daily.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,671
Posted By Planecrazy232
I found Fedex much cheaper than UPS. My two boxes...

I found Fedex much cheaper than UPS. My two boxes are 30x20x16 and itís $49.00 each to ship them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,671
Posted By Planecrazy232
OSH shipping camping gear

We decided to lighten the load in the plane and send our camping gear by fedex. Great idea- until the mrs decided that since we are shipping, we can take the bigger tent, pillow top blow up mattress,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-24-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By Planecrazy232
Garmin Experimental support

I have to put in my two cents and thank Steve and the Garmin team for their support. Every time I have asked a question by email, or on this site, I get an answer promptly, and 99.9% it is correct....
Forum: Tools 06-14-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,586
Posted By Planecrazy232
I'd never find it when I needed it so I'd have to...

I'd never find it when I needed it so I'd have to make a new one every time.:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,970
Posted By Planecrazy232
My wife and I are Monday PM.

My wife and I are Monday PM.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-12-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,692
Posted By Planecrazy232
Any update on the v6.0 software? I'm still having...

Any update on the v6.0 software? I'm still having the occasional flashing lights. Also, when I choose NAV it will not engage the magenta line. Sometimes both the NAV and HDG lights will be lit at the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-03-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,156
Posted By Planecrazy232
I imagine this could be bad for a electronic...

I imagine this could be bad for a electronic ignition engine with MAP for timing.
Forum: Aircraft Camping 05-31-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By Planecrazy232
Does Fedex have a facility on site for return...

Does Fedex have a facility on site for return shipping or should we pre-print our shipping back from home?
Forum: Aircraft Camping 05-30-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By Planecrazy232
Here you...

Here you go:

https://www.eaa.org/en/airventure/plan-your-eaa-airventure-trip/services/shipping-services

We plan on using this service this year. FedEx seems to have the best rates.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,666
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have a saying- "If you go by air, have time to...

I have a saying- "If you go by air, have time to spare..."
Forum: Propellers 04-30-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,049
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have the same setup on my 6A. I get 2170 on...

I have the same setup on my 6A. I get 2170 on take-off roll. I'll just make 2700 flat out. What's your cruise speed? I'm getting 155KTAS @ 2400rpm.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,664
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have CWS and Audio replay on mine.

I have CWS and Audio replay on mine.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-09-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have a friend with a Lasar system that was...

I have a friend with a Lasar system that was working when removed. I'm pretty sure it is a 4771 with the associated electronics. I'm sure he will sell. PM me.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,429
Posted By Planecrazy232
Sun and Fun Home Built Camping

So today it's 1 week until departure to SNF and I have not seen nor can find anything about activities or setup at HBC. Will there be a tent, showers, food, etc?? Sorry if this has been hashed out...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-24-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,692
Posted By Planecrazy232
5.9 anomaly report

I flew with 5.9 today on a multiple leg flight with 4 landings and shutdowns. On my first leg, the GMC307 lights would flash one at a time in a pattern (AP, NAV, and FD). The autopilot never unhooked...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 03-23-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,772
Posted By Planecrazy232
HBC at SNF

I haven't seen anything about HBC activities, etc at SNF. Will it be status quo??
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-21-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,692
Posted By Planecrazy232
Interesting. I just upgraded from 5.6 to 5.9 and...

Interesting. I just upgraded from 5.6 to 5.9 and the whole process took about 5 minutes with the G5 and servos taking the longest. Could be 5.7 had something to do with your long update.
Forum: Steam Gauges 03-21-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,953
Posted By Planecrazy232
HA! The only guy in existence putting vac pumps...

HA! The only guy in existence putting vac pumps and mechanical gyros BACK into his plane!!:confused::confused::eek::p
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-19-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,692
Posted By Planecrazy232
Which screen first?

Does it matter which screen receives the update first? PFD-MFD (Left to right) or MFD-PFD (right to left)??
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-05-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,919
Posted By Planecrazy232
Looking at your pictures it looks like the...

Looking at your pictures it looks like the starter gear is contacting the back of the ring gear and not even engaging the teeth. Look closely at the alignment of the starter.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-16-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By Planecrazy232
#1 yes it points up. I poke a hole in the filter...

#1 yes it points up. I poke a hole in the filter when I begin my oil change and itís empty by the time I get the bottom cowl off and drain the oil and check the screen. Spinning the filter off is the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-05-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By Planecrazy232
I flew the RV into KDAB for the race two years...

I flew the RV into KDAB for the race two years ago VFR. It was easy peasy. Used flight following in and out. I'm sure there's a notam out there with the procedures but I can't put my fingers on it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By Planecrazy232
Underside on mine.

Underside on mine.
Forum: COMM 01-31-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By Planecrazy232
Do you have a second radio that you are...

Do you have a second radio that you are monitoring? I will get that on occasion if I'm monitoring on the second radio.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 423,859
Posted By Planecrazy232
http://a63.tinypic.com/13ym681.jpg

http://a63.tinypic.com/13ym681.jpg
Forum: RV-14 01-27-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,018
Posted By Planecrazy232
[QUOTE=Erimo;1235295]Hi Antony, Do you control...

[QUOTE=Erimo;1235295]Hi Antony,

Do you control the switches leds with a GAD 27 ? My avionic and devices are similar to your installation and I don't have light with it (the switches leds work well...
Forum: RV-14 01-24-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,018
Posted By Planecrazy232
This is a 6A not a 14 but this is how I have my...

This is a 6A not a 14 but this is how I have my panel set up. I like the screens on the pilots side. Dual alternators and a G5 for backups. Flys approaches on rails. Jesse Saint built this panel for...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-02-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have my chart in Excel format saved in my...

I have my chart in Excel format saved in my dropbox and available anywhere, anytime.
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-29-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 66,215
Posted By Planecrazy232
Saint Aviation Panel

Thanks to the guys at Saint Aviation for doing a great job on the replacement panel in my 6A. This equipment is just magic the way it works! Jesse worked with me closely to build the panel to my...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-07-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,371
Posted By Planecrazy232
I tried installing on a newly formatted 16gb card...

I tried installing on a newly formatted 16gb card and it said there was not enough space and I needed over 60gb. What's up with that?

Update: Put on reading glasses and the card is 16m not 16g. I...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-27-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,719
Posted By Planecrazy232
I'll second Dan's recommendation above. I also...

I'll second Dan's recommendation above. I also have a fleet of vans that are covered with graphics and after 10-15 years when we either sell or re-letter I'm the one to take the lettering off. Rapid...
Forum: RV-12 06-08-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,778
Posted By Planecrazy232
Some of the things we do to save a buck...:eek:

Some of the things we do to save a buck...:eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By Planecrazy232
My op lims do not have that statement. The FSDO...

My op lims do not have that statement. The FSDO was initially going to have me update them but after review, they decided to leave them as-is. Evidently it was right around the transition time of old...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,972
Posted By Planecrazy232
Here's my buddy's dog in his...

Here's my buddy's dog in his -10.
http://i350.photobucket.com/albums/q401/acmjg/861D086E-AFBF-42D1-95C4-9F87A6E72B26_zpsdug2znst.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By Planecrazy232
I did exactly as was stated in the post above...

I did exactly as was stated in the post above pointing to post #17 in a previous thread. I called my FSDO, spoke with the inspector and that is exactly what he told me to do. I wrote a letter to him...
Forum: Autopilots 06-01-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By Planecrazy232
Jesse, this could be the problem I mentioned to...

Jesse, this could be the problem I mentioned to you that my buddy is having with the servos. Let me know what you find out.
Forum: RV-12 05-25-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,634
Posted By Planecrazy232
I may be missing a piece of the puzzle, but why...

I may be missing a piece of the puzzle, but why not get someone to drive you there and you fly it back??
Forum: COMM 04-27-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,519
Posted By Planecrazy232
Confession

So I have a confession. This audio problem has been a nagging one for me for some time. I thought I had isolated my audio sources from the radio on multiple occasions. I've separated them before they...
Forum: COMM 04-26-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,519
Posted By Planecrazy232
For clarification I have a D100 not a D10A if...

For clarification I have a D100 not a D10A if that makes a difference.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-26-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,759
Posted By Planecrazy232
Hudson Corridor

We flew the Hudson on the way back from OSH to Florida. It's amazing that we still have these freedoms considering what happened to this city in 2001. Do it while you still have the...
Forum: COMM 04-25-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,519
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have tried exactly that. D100 only into the...

I have tried exactly that. D100 only into the system and it's the same volume. So if I tame down the radio everything will be equally quiet.
Forum: COMM 04-25-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,519
Posted By Planecrazy232
I thought about resistors on the radio side, but...

I thought about resistors on the radio side, but the volume on the D100 is so low to start with that once the engine is running I can't hear the tone even with the radio off. Does the device above...
Forum: COMM 04-25-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,519
Posted By Planecrazy232
Also be careful which model PM3000 you choose....

Also be careful which model PM3000 you choose. The 170.00 versions are not correct as the do not have the unswitched audio inputs. The models 11931A or 11933A are the correct versions.
Forum: COMM 04-25-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,519
Posted By Planecrazy232
Amplifying Audio outputs

My D100 and TruTrak audio outputs are very weak. I do not have an audio panel. I have the audio outputs tied into the input of a PM1000 intercom along with the radio output into the intercom. I could...
Forum: Florida (South) 04-13-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,636
Posted By Planecrazy232
I'm neither a whippersnapper or an old fart.:D...

I'm neither a whippersnapper or an old fart.:D Stuck in the middle at 55.:p Can I get an invite??:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,339
Posted By Planecrazy232
My wife and I are coming up Saturday AM and...

My wife and I are coming up Saturday AM and staying in HBC till Sunday. Unfortunate that the weather held a bunch back including us. We are south of KLAL so the lousy weather Thursday am reached us...
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