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Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 08-14-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By Plummit
Do you mind sharing the cost of your "New"...

Do you mind sharing the cost of your "New" airplane inspection? ;-)

-Marc
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-14-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 996
Posted By Plummit
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/inpages/eif...

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/inpages/eift60.php

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By Plummit
I don't know how much Donnie is doing these days...

I don't know how much Donnie is doing these days but do a search for "Jackpoints" and he will come up. I'll send you a pm.

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 08-01-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By Plummit
The wing tie-down points are recommended by Vans....

The wing tie-down points are recommended by Vans. I use the Bogert jack points and a jack I built from a hydraulic ram purchased at...
Forum: RV-10 07-28-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Plummit
Too bad you aren't closer. I have a Craftsman...

Too bad you aren't closer. I have a Craftsman table saw that's FREE! Just pick it up in Long Beach. Oh and make a donation to D/R too.

-Marc
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-28-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Plummit
I have a GDL39-3D for sale. It has 2 batteries...

I have a GDL39-3D for sale. It has 2 batteries so you won't find yourself running out of battery on most trips of <1500km. I was asking $500 or offer. I might even have the bare wire cord for it -...
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,805
Posted By Plummit
Nah, it's subterfuge. Take a look at the...

Nah, it's subterfuge. Take a look at the background in the close-up of the DRDT... Looks like a real shop to me! I do like the wall art though.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,212
Posted By Plummit
Thanks!

Thanks Andrew, I'll call next week and hopefully be able to resolve my issues.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,212
Posted By Plummit
Great, maybe I can finally get the issues with...

Great, maybe I can finally get the issues with Sorcerer resolved!

-Marc
Forum: Tools 07-21-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By Plummit
I understand, no problem. I bought the HF wrench...

I understand, no problem. I bought the HF wrench as I needed to torque something while I was waiting for my ordered Snap-On to arrive. I feel it's just as good, just not quite as easy to use.

-Marc
Forum: Tools 07-21-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By Plummit
Free!

I'll give you my 1/4" drive Harbor Fright torque wrench if you need it.

-Marc
Forum: Rocket 07-21-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,875
Posted By Plummit
I strongly recommend Martha Christian at Falcon...

I strongly recommend Martha Christian at Falcon Insurance. GREAT customer service and the best price (yes better than other mentioned insurance company) and rock solid. Having said that, I've never...
Forum: RV-10 07-07-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By Plummit
Not sure I understand that, but I think you are...

Not sure I understand that, but I think you are saying the piston rod should be down when the door is up? When my door is closed, the piston rod would be slightly up.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By Plummit
We had just landed at KLGB when we got news of...

We had just landed at KLGB when we got news of the first Ridgecrest quake. As we were taxiing in, a jet-driver came on the radio: "Long Beach Ground, did you feel that quake?" "Oh yeah" was the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,602
Posted By Plummit
Uh oh Carl, you're angered the grammer gods on...

Uh oh Carl, you're angered the grammer gods on the forum now, and you WILL be roasted til well-done and burned black... :cool:

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By Plummit
What??? You are not allowed to have a life...

What??? You are not allowed to have a life outside your day-job!!! ;-)

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,861
Posted By Plummit
For some reason I can't see these pics, but I am...

For some reason I can't see these pics, but I am seriously interested as I have Bendix mags on my IO540.

-Marc
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-01-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 35,300
Posted By Plummit
Wow, looks like you're next door at Zamperini! ...

Wow, looks like you're next door at Zamperini! How long do you plan to be in the area?

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By Plummit
There is a reason they were called...

There is a reason they were called "Trauma-hawk"!

-Marc
Forum: Tools 06-29-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By Plummit
Tools. Somebody had to say it! ;-) -Marc

Tools. Somebody had to say it! ;-)

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,042
Posted By Plummit
Since an aircraft has no feelings, doesn't the...

Since an aircraft has no feelings, doesn't the word "comfortably" refer to the pilot? I can certainly operate my -10 at 90kts, but 135 kts is more comfortable. FWIW

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 06-22-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,318
Posted By Plummit
I ended up cutting a new slot in the nut and...

I ended up cutting a new slot in the nut and tightening it up to get 32 pounds of breakout force. We will see how well that works today. Also, someone mentioned that no grease should be applied to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By Plummit
I agree but....

It's interesting that Van's told me I could put proseal on the exterior of the leaking rivets on top of my tanks to repair. That's counter-intuitive to what I know about leaking things.

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 06-20-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,318
Posted By Plummit
What's the verdict?

So I need to increase the break-out force on my Nose Gear spindle but turning the nut one flat to the next hole makes it way too tight. Is the common thinking that it's OK to drill a second hole in...
Forum: California 06-18-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By Plummit
Hi Brian, I know someone who should be able to...

Hi Brian, I know someone who should be able to take care of that for you. Email me, I think you still have my email address.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By Plummit
I've been trying to get support for my TT...

I've been trying to get support for my TT Sorcerer and honestly, I'm having a tough time getting information or my problem resolved. I'll keep trying but yesterday when I called for support no one...
Forum: RV-10 06-17-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,606
Posted By Plummit
I thought that too but the indicated Ground Speed...

I thought that too but the indicated Ground Speed coincides with the TAS...

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,893
Posted By Plummit
Just don't call it "Conditional", You'll never...

Just don't call it "Conditional", You'll never hear the end of it! ;-)

-Marc
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-15-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Plummit
Depends.... ;-) How long since the last run? I...

Depends.... ;-) How long since the last run? I feel that's more important to preventing engine wear, but it sure wouldn't hurt to have it a little warmer, even with a simple light bulb and some...
Forum: RV-10 06-14-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,606
Posted By Plummit
Must be because you fly from the right seat! ...

Must be because you fly from the right seat! ;-)

-Marc
Forum: California 06-13-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Plummit
Yes but is there really anyone who DIDN'T...

Yes but is there really anyone who DIDN'T understand what the poster was asking? Being obtuse or pedantic when someone asks for help serves no one.

-Marc
Forum: California 06-12-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Plummit
Darn, guess I should quit flying, sell my plane,...

Darn, guess I should quit flying, sell my plane, roll over and pull the grass in on top of me for that grammatical error!

Conditional: Grammar
(of a clause, phrase, conjunction, or verb form)...
Forum: California 06-12-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Plummit
Not sure what you are asking Jim but yes, my...

Not sure what you are asking Jim but yes, my mechanic has done my Condition Inspection (owner assisted) for the last 4 years. I realize that his IA certificate is not needed for my RV, but he also...
Forum: California 06-11-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,127
Posted By Plummit
I have an AP-IA friend at LGB that does the...

I have an AP-IA friend at LGB that does the inspections on my RV-10. I'll be glad to put you in touch with him if you like. PM me.

-Marc
Forum: California 06-08-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,588
Posted By Plummit
Catalina Island Conservancy

Well I just dunno about the Conservancy. On one hand I see the need to protect the island, but for me they've reached the point of diminishing returns.

Now that the runway has been "rebuilt" at...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-02-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By Plummit
It's available on Amazon with free...

It's available on Amazon with free shipping.

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,127
Posted By Plummit
Good Job Ethan! -Marc

Good Job Ethan!

-Marc
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-25-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,211
Posted By Plummit
Sweet! Were you unable to climb out of the...

Sweet! Were you unable to climb out of the turbulence? I usually try to fly higher when I hit the bumps.

-Marc
Forum: California 05-24-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,588
Posted By Plummit
Call the airport manager, Justin, at...

Call the airport manager, Justin, at 310-510-0143

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,261
Posted By Plummit
Take the alternator to an auto parts store and...

Take the alternator to an auto parts store and have it checked. I suspect it's the built-in regulator. Or, if you can borrow an alternator, try that.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By Plummit
So to answer your question I would want to know...

So to answer your question I would want to know if you would LIKE to gain the mechanical knowledge to do some of the work. Obviously we all have our limits on how much we are willing to undertake in...
Forum: RV-10 05-04-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,224
Posted By Plummit
Good job Ethan!!!! If you would like some left...

Good job Ethan!!!! If you would like some left seat time in my -10 just let me know. I'll fly down there in a heart beat!

-Marc
Forum: California 05-04-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,588
Posted By Plummit
Well that's disappointing! Guess I don't really...

Well that's disappointing! Guess I don't really need to pay landing fees/club membership after all!

-Marc
Forum: California 05-03-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,588
Posted By Plummit
We are flying out for breakfast *somewhere*, If...

We are flying out for breakfast *somewhere*, If we can get into AVX we'll go in the morning. Supposed to be some low clouds though so we may have to go somewhere with a decent approach. The GPS...
Forum: California 05-03-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,588
Posted By Plummit
Wow!

That's great news! I'll be willing to take my RV to AVX now, which is something I refused to do when the runway was all chucked up.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,293
Posted By Plummit
Coming out of Big Bear Saturday I asked for an...

Coming out of Big Bear Saturday I asked for an IFR clearance to KLGB: "RV814 Romeo Victor say type RV, six, seven, nine, and suffix..."
My reply: RV ten, one zero slant golf."
His reply: ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 476,664
Posted By Plummit
Here's mine

https://i.postimg.cc/jqpqh4BF/20170115-091916.jpg
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-08-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 161,218
Posted By Plummit
Ha! I told a friend of mine that we were going...

Ha! I told a friend of mine that we were going to see Kansas and he said "Country Music?" He's probably in his 60's.... ;-) I think I told him to Carry on my Wayward Son...

-Marc
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-07-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 161,218
Posted By Plummit
Kansas

No not the state, the rock band.

[https://postimg.cc/2qdLRRkc]https://i.postimg.cc/JhvNXM9L/Kansas.jpg[/url]

regards

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,449
Posted By Plummit
Wow Bob, you fly Y.E. in a -10??? That's kinda...

Wow Bob, you fly Y.E. in a -10??? That's kinda like doing Driver's Ed class in a Ferrari! ;-)

regards
-Marc
P.S. I bought interest in a C-172 that I use for Y.E.
Forum: GPS 04-01-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,611
Posted By Plummit
The instructions said to use web updater but I...

The instructions said to use web updater but I get a 404 message when I click on the link.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 735
Posted By Plummit
No specific recommendations but if I were buying...

No specific recommendations but if I were buying a hand-held for a back-up to carry in the plane, I would choose a name brand with a lithium battery. I wouldn't want all of the frills (such as vor...
Forum: RV-10 03-30-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,112
Posted By Plummit
Doh! Yeah I have rust showing on mine. ...

Doh! Yeah I have rust showing on mine. ;-(

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 03-30-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,400
Posted By Plummit
Everything forward then start dialing the prop...

Everything forward then start dialing the prop back to 2500-2550 once I'm at 90 kts. Initial climb is 90 kts till the end of the runway, then I go flaps up (from trail to reflex), lower the nose to...
Forum: RV-10 03-29-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,112
Posted By Plummit
Stainless steel is not magnetic. If you are...

Stainless steel is not magnetic. If you are using the magnetic door sensors it might not be a good choice.

-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,392
Posted By Plummit
Don't give up!

Great message David, keep at it as long as you are comfortable. I try to fly every weekend to keep the rust off, and hope to stay current by staying current!

regards
-Marc
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By Plummit
Don't forget Cleveland!

Cleveland wheels and brakes were there first! ;-)

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 03-10-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By Plummit
Updated mag drive gear

In my searching for information on the Bendix mag drive I came across this service instruction regarding the drive-gear cushions:...
Forum: Tools 03-09-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,360
Posted By Plummit
The Harbor Fright paper weights work very well...

The Harbor Fright paper weights work very well indeed. I have bought several of them over the years and they all hold paper down securely, and use little to no electricity!

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By Plummit
Update

I was able to get the mags really close but I want exact. It will get us to the Ice Cream Social tomorrow, but the next time I have the cowl off I will index the mag drive around to be able to get...
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By Plummit
Bendix mags go into a slot, not a toothed gear. ...

Bendix mags go into a slot, not a toothed gear. I'm not sure how to clock it differently, other than 180 out.

-Marc
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 876
Posted By Plummit
Mag timing on IO-540

I just had my mags (Bendix 1200 series) overhauled by Aero Accessories in
Van Nuys, CA. Installing them last night, I was unable to get the right mag timed perfectly due to it hitting the standby...
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