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Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-08-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,107
Posted By Timberwolf
Iíd rather fly my Moose with the M14P....more...

Iíd rather fly my Moose with the M14P....more payload to bring back glass AKís filled with vodka.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,105
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, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
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, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
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, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
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, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
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...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-28-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Timberwolf
Having installed both I would guess they are the...

Having installed both I would guess they are the same. Are you looking at probe only vs probe and regulator?
Forum: COMM 10-14-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Timberwolf
Sure you could use 2 separate ptt switches....

Sure you could use 2 separate ptt switches. However, you still need to look into the TX interlock for each radio to verify they will work without picking up the transmission of the other radio.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,312
Posted By Timberwolf
After thinking on this for a while I think Iíve...

After thinking on this for a while I think Iíve figured out my answer how to get the rebate for those of us who became compliant between rebates. Change the n number and start over. Should be easy as...
Forum: COMM 10-14-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Timberwolf
Put in a switch to switch the PTT ground between...

Put in a switch to switch the PTT ground between the radios. Aka up is comm 1 down is comm 2. However, you need to see if the radios have a TX interlock. Otherwise when you transmit on one radio, the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,312
Posted By Timberwolf
What a crock. People who have equipped since the...

What a crock. People who have equipped since the last rebate should be able to apply and retroactively receive the rebate. Iíve lost more money through this ADSB fiasco than anything else in...
Forum: Southeast 10-11-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By Timberwolf
Dewey, Is yours the one that was tied down right...

Dewey,

Is yours the one that was tied down right outside the AMS mx hangar? White and blue I believe? We keep our planes at Milton and live in Navarre. Always fun to meet other VAF members. Give us...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-27-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,571
Posted By Timberwolf
Skybolt’s are nice, but for the price and pain of...

Skybolt’s are nice, but for the price and pain of installing them in a cowling with the engine already mounted and cowling painted, I would go back with a piano hinge in a heartbeat. The piano hinge...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By Timberwolf
Being AF AD all we use is ForeFlight. Iím in an...

Being AF AD all we use is ForeFlight. Iím in an unusual airframe though, and realize that some of the of the other platforms do still use PFPS for flight plannng. It seems like mostly assets that use...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,164
Posted By Timberwolf
Shawn, great find. I just hate to see people...

Shawn, great find. I just hate to see people throw away money for an off the shelf item that already exists with little to no modification. No sense in paying a middle man.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,164
Posted By Timberwolf
Some guys use this version for the -10. You would...

Some guys use this version for the -10. You would need to check stroke length. 400 pounds should be sufficient. Itís the same one i use on the Murphy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,164
Posted By Timberwolf
$299 seems like a huge markup for a firgelli...

$299 seems like a huge markup for a firgelli linear actuator with a lollipop installed in the end. They only cost $139 from firgelli.....


https://www.firgelliauto.com/products/feedback-rod-actuator
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By Timberwolf
Cheap gold cube

I know in the past thereís been a part number posted for the red cube for around $100 from ACS. Does anyone have the same info for a gold cube? I need one for a project that flows about 42 gph at...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,136
Posted By Timberwolf
I flew behind the new software for 3.5 hours...

I flew behind the new software for 3.5 hours today with no issues seen. Can't wait until the g3x software is out too take advantage of the new features.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-29-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,136
Posted By Timberwolf
That's what it sounds like. What a bummer. Guess...

That's what it sounds like. What a bummer. Guess it's time to upgrade to touch :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-29-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,136
Posted By Timberwolf
https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?pro...

https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=010-00G3X-00
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-25-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,441
Posted By Timberwolf
Directly to a g3x 232 port.

Directly to a g3x 232 port.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,033
Posted By Timberwolf
I did this a few months ago. Call the FSDO ,...

I did this a few months ago. Call the FSDO , explain, submit some paperwork and the original operating limitations, wait a few days, then bask in the glory of having an IFR legal plane.

Really...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-17-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,290
Posted By Timberwolf
Hmmm....I do agree with you, however....have you...

Hmmm....I do agree with you, however....have you installed a transponder antenna lately? Those all come with star washers...from the manufacturer with TSO certification for the unit and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By Timberwolf
I just drill the hole and tighten the switch in...

I just drill the hole and tighten the switch in (not too tight). Never had one rotate yet.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-16-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By Timberwolf
sending a PM

sending a PM
Forum: ADS-B 08-16-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By Timberwolf
Uavionix used to have a rather large price gap...

Uavionix used to have a rather large price gap making it a better deal. Their prices seem to keep creeping up as they release new products, making them less of a deal. In addition if you have an...
Forum: Fiberglass 08-15-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,424
Posted By Timberwolf
Great advice. I’m currently fixing my cowl that a...

Great advice. I’m currently fixing my cowl that a P.O. trimmed too far. Much easier to sand a little at a time than having to build up an edge.
Forum: Southeast 08-14-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,093
Posted By Timberwolf
Weíre planning on going. Probably the 7th-9th.

Weíre planning on going. Probably the 7th-9th.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 86,530
Posted By Timberwolf
Van's should have bought Murphy when it was for...

Van's should have bought Murphy when it was for sale a few years ago. Update the drawings and kit contents, along with prepunched skins, and you have an instant success. There's a reason they are so...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-12-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,556
Posted By Timberwolf
I use the cat whiskers mounted under the tail....

I use the cat whiskers mounted under the tail. That way it doesn't get kicked and isn't an eyesore. I've installed them on both the -6 and -8 with great...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-12-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Timberwolf
Steve and others, thanks for the clarification.

Steve and others, thanks for the clarification.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-11-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Timberwolf
The 35R/45R manual only alludes to the...

The 35R/45R manual only alludes to the connections for the 45R which includes the ADSB traveling back into the GDUXXX, even though in all the drawings it says "Connext traffic/weather Data". None of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-11-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Timberwolf
Garmin Transponder Hookup

Garmin does a phenomenal job of putting out schematics for all things experimental....except transponder interfaces. I figured that one out the hard way installing a GTX 345 in with a G3X system and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-10-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,136
Posted By Timberwolf
Second the above....waiting on a release...

Second the above....waiting on a release date....anyone?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,079
Posted By Timberwolf
I currently have a dukes but intend on replacing...

I currently have a dukes but intend on replacing it with an AFP when this unit dies. When I initially turn on the pump for a cold start, or a hot start sitting on a hot ramp you can hear it cavitate...
Forum: Southeast 08-09-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,360
Posted By Timberwolf
Weíll keep an eye on weather and hope itís cooled...

Weíll keep an eye on weather and hope itís cooled off enough by then. Not too bad of a flight for the Rebel to get over that way. As it gets closer Iíll send a PM if we intend on making it.

Hope to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-07-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,392
Posted By Timberwolf
The scary part of leaning on the ground like that...

The scary part of leaning on the ground like that is the time someone forgets they leaned, then taking off with now an overly lean condition. I lean all my planes, even FI, until they cough when...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-07-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 16,893
Posted By Timberwolf
Any chance on pricing for the angle valve covers?...

Any chance on pricing for the angle valve covers? Been watching closely but havenít heard anything on those for a while.
Forum: ADS-B 08-03-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By Timberwolf
Ed, I was lucky and my plane had another blade...

Ed,

I was lucky and my plane had another blade antenna previously used for a DME. I was able to hook my GDL 39 into that. Use what ya got!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,408
Posted By Timberwolf
This guy gets it! Just for the record we both...

This guy gets it!

Just for the record we both parked in GAC and had a wonderful experience. Met some great neighbors and had a few drinks. The line guys were nice enough to accommodate us so we...
Forum: ADS-B 08-02-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By Timberwolf
I just ordered my 35R to go along with my gG3X...

I just ordered my 35R to go along with my gG3X and GDL39. Cheapest way Iíve seen to get fully adsb compliant. The 45r would be nice to get weather and traffic on the 650, but that screen is already...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,365
Posted By Timberwolf
I think we're missing the mark here. This is...

I think we're missing the mark here. This is sponsored by the EAA, but is intended to bring all GA and beyond aircraft together so we can learn from each other. Not to be political here but people...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,408
Posted By Timberwolf
Sounds good, weíll plan on GAC and enjoy the...

Sounds good, weíll plan on GAC and enjoy the camaraderie over there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,408
Posted By Timberwolf
I think people are getting butthurt over...

I think people are getting butthurt over assumptions. Electrogunner if you read the first post, he has an experimental...the C180 just makes more sense for taking camping gear than a RV-4. The reason...
Forum: Traditional vs. Alternative Powerplants 07-07-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,416
Posted By Timberwolf
Haven't heard anything lately and frankly, the...

Haven't heard anything lately and frankly, the project looks like a wet dream. Do some research and I think you'll come to the conclusion that the claims of that aircraft just aren't attainable at...
Forum: Painting your RV 07-06-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By Timberwolf
I'm keeping a close watch on this thread as I...

I'm keeping a close watch on this thread as I plan on stripping my fuse to repaint. My wings are already bare so I'm half way there. There's some other cool methods out there such as lasers and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By Timberwolf
I use Herculiner on my bush wheels to save the...

I use Herculiner on my bush wheels to save the tread. It has proven itself so well, I'll be using it on the rv after I paint it. I plan on masking off the area and rolling it on. Plus it is xylene...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-10-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,445
Posted By Timberwolf
Care to post the solidworks files? There's been...

Care to post the solidworks files? There's been some nice work done but everyone wants to keep the files close hold for whatever reason. Post it to thingiverse and I bet many people utilize it. It...
Forum: ADS-B 06-06-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,807
Posted By Timberwolf
First burned by navworx, now this. I noticed the...

First burned by navworx, now this. I noticed the lack of traffic advisories but never looked into it. This is why ill be installing a GTX345 into my other aircraft. I know up front what I'm getting...
Forum: ADS-B 06-05-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,807
Posted By Timberwolf
I've got the latest software and have seen the...

I've got the latest software and have seen the same on mine. It usually seems to happen with the traffic that's close by.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-29-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By Timberwolf
Be careful with silicone and aluminum. Acetic...

Be careful with silicone and aluminum. Acetic acid is released on some types while curing which can lead to corrosion. Easiest way to identify is if it smells like vinegar, don't use it.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-27-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,756
Posted By Timberwolf
Dan is correct. Called the GAMI test. Aiming to...

Dan is correct. Called the GAMI test. Aiming to peak at the same fuel flow, regardless of what the actual egt temp is.

http://www.gami.com/gamijectors/leantest.php
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-18-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Timberwolf
Very easy to fly in. If coming on the weekend and...

Very easy to fly in. If coming on the weekend and range is closed, they will vector you through the restricted area. Otherwise expect to come in the north route around Crestview or the southern route...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,263
Posted By Timberwolf
All valid points. I still question why these...

All valid points. I still question why these manufacturers can’t get a power assembly down to the reasonable price that a VW jug used to cost....then I remembered all the big makers are owned by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-14-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,263
Posted By Timberwolf
EZ, getting off topic but where thereís a will,...

EZ, getting off topic but where thereís a will, thereís a way. Iíve been working to get the toys Iíve wanted since 10 years old farming to get my first RC airplane. I was able to keep working and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,575
Posted By Timberwolf
Just to wrap this thread up I ended up getting...

Just to wrap this thread up I ended up getting the 4 Paws Aviation Muffs for my pup and couldn't be happier. Price was about the same as the mutt muffs. These are more the quality I was expecting for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,575
Posted By Timberwolf
I actually came across those while googling...

I actually came across those while googling yesterday and ordered a set. Looks like much better than mutt muffs as far as design and materials used. In the meantime until they arrive I may still try...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,575
Posted By Timberwolf
My pup is a Belgian Malinois so she does have the...

My pup is a Belgian Malinois so she does have the pointy ears thing going on. Thinking I'll have to make it so it folds her ears down and holds them down while flying. She's 6 months old and does...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,575
Posted By Timberwolf
Awesome posts. I hadn't really thought of...

Awesome posts. I hadn't really thought of starting from scratch, but I like that idea and may try that route first. Anything is better than nothing at this point as one of my planes is very loud...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,575
Posted By Timberwolf
Mutt muffs

Anyone flying their dogs regularly using mutt muffs? From reviews Iím seeing most people say they are just cheap blow molded plastic with a poor design that doesnít even seal around the ear seals....
Forum: Florida (North) 04-24-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,014
Posted By Timberwolf
Hey Eric thereís a few of us over in Milton with...

Hey Eric thereís a few of us over in Milton with rvís plus a slew of bush planes. PM me your info and we can meet up. No building going on for most of us, but there is me retired navy research doc...
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