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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-09-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By Zuldarin
Email Sent.

Email Sent.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By Zuldarin
Yes, thats exactly what I am saying Robert. I...

Yes, thats exactly what I am saying Robert. I don't even connect my A20 Bluetooth to my phone any longer. I simply use the Audio Panel Bluetooth option.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By Zuldarin
Bluetooth audio panel

I have 2 Bose A20's, one with Bluetooth and one without. I like the Bluetooth integration for making calls to ATC to get clearances and such but found that I much prefer the Bluetooth built in to...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-30-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By Zuldarin
You shouldn't have to "bang" on anything. My...

You shouldn't have to "bang" on anything. My slider is tight too but a gentle push and aft on the center frame bar just behind my head is enough to encourage it up the ramp and out of the pin holes....
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-08-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Zuldarin
Yes, there is plenty of room for switches. I...

Yes, there is plenty of room for switches. I will say that my panel is not the stock van's panel, its the modular panel from Affordable panels and that is where the switch extension comes from. ...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-08-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Zuldarin
GDU460 in RV-9A panel

Like this one?

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/--TQquY8jZnU/VhHajhLS8GI/AAAAAAAAEGA/nEmfC5Sa3Ec/s640/2015-10-04%2B08.52.04.jpg
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-30-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By Zuldarin
I used CPC connectors for this purpose....

I used CPC connectors for this purpose.

https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-DPAJHXMpAGA/WtKwI-l3R4I/AAAAAAAAF8Q/vjIBTmyusMsVOXVlPo4LXyl9otqe_DdIACLcBGAs/s640/20180413_014813375_iOS.jpg...
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,342
Posted By Zuldarin
Nicely done Mark! I suspect many of us going...

Nicely done Mark! I suspect many of us going down this path will benefit from your work here. :-)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 157,360
Posted By Zuldarin
I wrapped it on the outside. Its only there for...

I wrapped it on the outside. Its only there for structural support. I also inserted a 1" metal ring at the top so the hose clamp that holds the air ducting in place doesn't compress the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 157,360
Posted By Zuldarin
Just a data point for you Steve. I printed up an...

Just a data point for you Steve. I printed up an ABS oil cooler inlet shroud for my firewall mounted oil cooler last year. I flew it all summer including to Oshkosh and it had zero degradation that...
Forum: RV-10 07-10-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,523
Posted By Zuldarin
What a great idea Jim. I think I will download...

What a great idea Jim. I think I will download your file and print one up myself!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-10-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,486
Posted By Zuldarin
Hi Larry, I'm sure Dan will be along shortly with...

Hi Larry, I'm sure Dan will be along shortly with enough science to satisfy your need but I will give you my recent experience with the oil cooler inlet. I have a 15 row cooler mounted on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,056
Posted By Zuldarin
James cowl with quarter turns

Similar to Airguy I have a James cowl with quarter turns. What documenting I did starts at the following blog entry.

http://www.darinanderson.com/2014/09/cowl-work-beginsplus-few-other-items.html
Forum: RV-4 07-04-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By Zuldarin
Larry, it depends on your engine. Cold air...

Larry, it depends on your engine. Cold air induction, piston oil squirters (angle valve usually) and electronic ignition all affect either the amount of heat added to the oil, or the ability to...
Forum: RV-10 06-27-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,523
Posted By Zuldarin
Jim, you have to make the part public which took...

Jim, you have to make the part public which took a couple of days for my first one. Then once its public you can link to it.
Forum: RV-10 06-27-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,523
Posted By Zuldarin
I uploaded my oil cooler shroud to ThingiVerse...

I uploaded my oil cooler shroud to ThingiVerse https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2955289 so that others would have access to it. Seems to work well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,718
Posted By Zuldarin
Hi Andy, you've had a lot of good advise in this...

Hi Andy, you've had a lot of good advise in this thread but I thought I would add one more voice. I have similar heat soak issues and I was able to greatly limit the severity by wrapping all of my...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-20-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,842
Posted By Zuldarin
altitude

I fly with my iPad Mini at well over 10,000 routinely. I've had it up to 17,500 a few times and never had an issue with it.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-17-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,954
Posted By Zuldarin
Hi Steve, I haven't ad any issues with the rs232...

Hi Steve, I haven't ad any issues with the rs232 since you helped me. My gmc305 lights still occasionally blink out and come back on. Nothing like the light show I had when there was a serial issue.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-17-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,954
Posted By Zuldarin
I flew a little over an hour today with the new...

I flew a little over an hour today with the new update and had no problems. The blinking light issue on my GMC305 is still there though. :-(
Forum: RV-10 06-15-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,987
Posted By Zuldarin
Thats a great looking tank! Does it have...

Thats a great looking tank! Does it have internal slosh baffles, or are they even needed? Did you do the welding?
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,758
Posted By Zuldarin
One more place to check is your individual...

One more place to check is your individual elevator alignment. I found that a slight (1/4" at the counterbalance leading edge) misalignment between the left and right elevators will affect the roll...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-11-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By Zuldarin
If anybody is interested I was able to publish...

If anybody is interested I was able to publish the STL and Solidworks files to Thingiverse. As I said earlier this will only fit an install like mine but it might give you a start in designing your...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-11-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By Zuldarin
Yes I did Lenny, I can't tell you if it makes...

Yes I did Lenny, I can't tell you if it makes much of a difference because I changed so many variables at the same time. If I get some time later this month I will fly it with and without the ring...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-11-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 15,997
Posted By Zuldarin
Yes cutting and welding will work just fine. The...

Yes cutting and welding will work just fine. The only thing that needs to change is the size of the rubber sleeve and the clamps. The rest of the tube is 1.75" in diameter. See picture...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-10-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By Zuldarin
I have no problem posting the solidworks files. ...

I have no problem posting the solidworks files. I just created an account and uploaded the file but it says I have to wait 24 hours to make it public.

Keep in mind that this duct most likely will...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-10-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By Zuldarin
I'm sure it would help a little but everything...

I'm sure it would help a little but everything works so well now that I probably wont mess with it much more. I do plan on inserting smaller and smaller inlet rings until I find out how much air is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By Zuldarin
When you purchased the display did you also get a...

When you purchased the display did you also get a config module? I think that is required in the PFD.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-10-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By Zuldarin
Yes the printed shell is actually only about a...

Yes the printed shell is actually only about a 1/16th of an inch thick and its melting temperature is about 200' Celsius. I ran a similar configuration last year without the epoxy cover and it held...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-09-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By Zuldarin
Oil temperature problem solved...finally

Let me start with a little background on my engine and why I think I was having oil temperature issues. I have an RV-9A with an IO-360 but its not just any IO-360, its got a few "modifications" that...
Forum: COMM 05-28-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By Zuldarin
Antenna on top

If you do put in a doubler I would suggest you but put it as far back as possible. Additionally I highly recommend you purchase and install the Supertracks slider mod which extends the travel of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,155
Posted By Zuldarin
ROFL! Now I have to go clean the coffee off of...

ROFL! Now I have to go clean the coffee off of my monitor.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-27-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 78,348
Posted By Zuldarin
Kent, I would suggest a G5 as a nice upgrade to...

Kent, I would suggest a G5 as a nice upgrade to your single GDU system. Not only does it give you a backup EFIS but it also talks via the CAN bus to your GDU allowing you to use the single knob on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,298
Posted By Zuldarin
I've got a 9A with an IO-360 so my numbers will...

I've got a 9A with an IO-360 so my numbers will be slightly different than yours but...

I started with a 3 bladed Catto prop just as you described. I loved that prop and it performed better than...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-06-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,970
Posted By Zuldarin
I actually like Josh's idea of using procedure...

I actually like Josh's idea of using procedure rather than adding another potential point of failure. If we can achieve the same end result with procedure why add a switch?
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-06-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,970
Posted By Zuldarin
That is a good observation. The EFI systems I am...

That is a good observation. The EFI systems I am looking at have a controller/display that would allow for this option. Good thinking.
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-06-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,970
Posted By Zuldarin
I hadn't really considered the backup battery as...

I hadn't really considered the backup battery as available for start but it in effect is available in this design. I will have to ensure the wires will support the current. Thanks!


I expect to be...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-06-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,970
Posted By Zuldarin
I believe you are assuming that the aux bus...

I believe you are assuming that the aux bus switch is normally open? My thought was that normal operation has the aux feed switch closed so that power is available from both buses. If there is...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-04-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,970
Posted By Zuldarin
I've been considering this as well and this is...

I've been considering this as well and this is the basics of what I feel has the most simplicity with adequate redundancy. Normal operation has the master switch and the engine bus feed on. In this...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-03-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,954
Posted By Zuldarin
I will add my voice to the screen refresh issue. ...

I will add my voice to the screen refresh issue. I noticed a slightly longer delay between resolution updates when zooming. It also seems to take a long time for the charts to show up. Its always...
Forum: RV-14 03-04-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,156
Posted By Zuldarin
Hi Clay, there are many ways to do this and many...

Hi Clay, there are many ways to do this and many opinions. I just did a post last week on my build log that describes the technique I am using. Its just one of many but it works well enough for...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-28-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,755
Posted By Zuldarin
Excellent!

Thats a nice looking engine. Already has the angle oil filter adapter and dual PMags, nice. Can't tell, is it forward facing induction?
Forum: RV-14 02-24-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By Zuldarin
I just finished this step on my right fuel tank...

I just finished this step on my right fuel tank and I can tell you that those alignment holes are important. Those holes on both sides ensure that the fuel tank is square when you start riveting in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-18-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,954
Posted By Zuldarin
OMG! I thought it was just me! My autopilot is...

OMG! I thought it was just me! My autopilot is intermittent now that I have upgraded. Hmmmm
Forum: RV-10 02-18-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,930
Posted By Zuldarin
Welcome to our special world where everybody has...

Welcome to our special world where everybody has an opinion and not too many of them agree. :-)

Here are MY recommendations.

1. Pneumatic squeezer with at least 3 yokes. Longeron yoke is my most...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By Zuldarin
Another possibility

or you could do something like this so you can move the dimpler around/between etc so you get the support you need for any configuration. Its just a simple cart that is about 12-14" wide at the base...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-29-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,347
Posted By Zuldarin
My 9A does something that I assume is similar and...

My 9A does something that I assume is similar and its heat based. When coming in to the pattern on a hot day the engine will stumble a bit due to fuel flashing in the fuel lines. I was able to...
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By Zuldarin
Keep in mind that a significant amount of the...

Keep in mind that a significant amount of the vibrations we feel in the cockpit actually come from exhaust pulses on the floor of the cabin. Since your throttle quadrant is attached to the tunnel (I...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-23-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,568
Posted By Zuldarin
An additional possibility is plug wire shorting. ...

An additional possibility is plug wire shorting. Make sure your plug wires are not touching each other or some other metal such as engine mount or engine case. I found that these automotive plug...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,120
Posted By Zuldarin
Just a little food for thought. You can fly your...

Just a little food for thought. You can fly your airplane home without most of your electronics which are the most likely items to be stolen. You can't fly your airplane home with the canopy busted...
Forum: RV-14 01-10-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,137
Posted By Zuldarin
Besides what has already been said I would...

Besides what has already been said I would encourage two screens. You get more RS-232 ports (I ran out), More data fields at the top of the screen, redundancy if one screen fails, you don't give up...
Forum: RV-10 01-09-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,327
Posted By Zuldarin
What did you do with R2D2's dome?

What did you do with R2D2's dome?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Zuldarin
If you are referring to the access panel that is...

If you are referring to the access panel that is installed in the wing for the stall warner horn (and can be used in other locations) then yes those are the correct part numbers.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,111
Posted By Zuldarin
Local builders

Hey Justin, there are a large number of RV builders in the Puget Sound that would be more than happy to show you what building an RV is all about. I've built a 9A and am building a 10 now but I...
Forum: Reviews 12-18-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By Zuldarin
try this link. I have a set on my 9A and love...

try this link. I have a set on my 9A and love them!

www.milspecproducts.com/product/vans-rv-and-experimental-aircraft-kits
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-13-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,451
Posted By Zuldarin
Those of you that are using the automotive...

Those of you that are using the automotive relays, do you add noise isolation diodes or do these relays have the internal diode like the one that Stein sells?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,080
Posted By Zuldarin
Solidworks, Vans 3D models, and Garmins 3D models

Ok, this is just plain cool. With Van's recent release of the 3D models for the fwd fuselage area I decided to start playing with a panel design for the RV-10 I am building. I downloaded the RV-10...
Forum: RV-10 11-26-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Zuldarin
Thanks Greg! That is exactly what I was looking...

Thanks Greg! That is exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: RV-10 11-25-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Zuldarin
Need a measurement

Does anybody happen to have the measurements for the width of the tunnel cover and the height from the top of the tunnel cover to the bottom of the switch panel? I'm playing with the 3D tools in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By Zuldarin
Just my 2 cents but I put conduit in my 9 wings...

Just my 2 cents but I put conduit in my 9 wings when I built them originally. I am building a 10 now and am not putting conduit in. I'm simply using snap bushings as recommended by Vans. I do plan...
Forum: RV-10 11-11-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Zuldarin
My digital plans still show the 2/23/2012 date. ...

My digital plans still show the 2/23/2012 date. Does your plan show RV-10 in the legend at the bottom?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By Zuldarin
I use the exhaust as well and I pull in facing...

I use the exhaust as well and I pull in facing the pump. If you pull straight in to the pump not only is hose management easier but you have to push your airplane back to start it anyway...not much...
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