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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-17-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 236
Posted By tturner
FS: Dynon GPS-SV-250 antenna / receiver

For Sale: Dynon GPS-SV-250 antenna / receiver

$125 including freight CONUS.

http://www.ptcaviation.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/IMG_2747-e1542504824244.jpg
Forum: RV-4 09-04-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,595
Posted By tturner
Welcome to the club

I lost the canopy on my RV-4 about 7 years ago. Forgot to latch it. Many of us have forgotten to latch our RV canopy, the problem is in a 4 it is catastrophic. I ordered new parts from Van's and a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-16-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,820
Posted By tturner
Maybe not. I had an in-line filter with a fairly...

Maybe not. I had an in-line filter with a fairly fine screen in it. It was located inside the cabin between the fuel selector and the firewall.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-15-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,820
Posted By tturner
Be sure the pump is your problem. I had an RV4...

Be sure the pump is your problem. I had an RV4 with a o-320 that 0n two occasions I had the engine fuel pump pressure drop below 1 psi at take off power. Both times it was due to trash in the in line...
Forum: Propellers 06-23-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,638
Posted By tturner
Shortly after I posted a comment to this thread...

Shortly after I posted a comment to this thread on 4/2/18 I was contacted by Hartzell and asked If I would like to beta test a new spring on my Hartzell prop governor. I returned my governor to them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By tturner
Simon Here is a link to the info on what I...

Simon

Here is a link to the info on what I used.

http://www.ptcaviation.com/wordpress/pi-filter/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By tturner
Simon I will look tomorrow and see if I can...

Simon

I will look tomorrow and see if I can find the specs on it. I did find the basic layout on this website. Best I remember it was two capacitors and one inductor.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By tturner
I also purchased some par 36 LEDs and the noise...

I also purchased some par 36 LEDs and the noise in the audio system was horrendous. I built two in-line filters and placed them right behind each lamp and it completely removed the noise. Cost less...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,940
Posted By tturner
Scott I had an RV4 that I purchased that did...

Scott

I had an RV4 that I purchased that did this for years. I had to leave the fuel caps loose in the hangar or it would constantly drip fuel from the vents when the morning sun shined thru the...
Forum: Propellers 04-02-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,638
Posted By tturner
Ed Good suggestion, I will order the washers. Do...

Ed

Good suggestion, I will order the washers. Do you have the part number for them? I would still like to increase the length of the arm on the prop governor as my prop control now only uses about...
Forum: Propellers 04-01-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,638
Posted By tturner
Going to the longer arm on the governor should...

Going to the longer arm on the governor should help some. Can anyone tell what length governor arm worked best with the Vans quadrant?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,689
Posted By tturner
Have Brad send you the plug harness for auto...

Have Brad send you the plug harness for auto plugs without the plug ends installed so you can cut the cables to the correct length and install the ends. If you get the harness with both ends already...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-10-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By tturner
Kuntzleman LED Landing lights ?

Does anyone have any experience with these LED landing lights?

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/menus/el/landinglights_knutzleman.html

I am looking for something to install in an RV-8 wingtip. If you...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-11-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By tturner
I just finished a dual P mag installation on an...

I just finished a dual P mag installation on an RV8. I found It easier to run and secure the wires from the right mag to the left top and left mag to the right top. Then the right mag to the right...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-07-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,124
Posted By tturner
Shawn Thanks for the quick reply. It will be a...

Shawn

Thanks for the quick reply. It will be a few months before I have the wings on again. Will check the travel then.

Thanks
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-07-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,124
Posted By tturner
The replacement actuator mentioned above I...

The replacement actuator mentioned above I believe is a TOP-A6104TP 4" Stroke. I checked the one I have from Van's for my RV-8 has a travel of 5". Is the 4" travel enough? Also I can't tell if this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 26,679
Posted By tturner
SB-632 completed

I order the tool and gasket kit from Aircraft Spruce the Friday before OSH. It arrived Last Friday. I removed the cylinders today performed the inspection and reassembled the engine. All my rod...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 26,679
Posted By tturner
I have a YIO-360-M1B affected by the SB. Here are...

I have a YIO-360-M1B affected by the SB. Here are the results of my research so far. The ST-531 tool is not available in Aviall's system yet nor did they have a price as of this morning. The rep at...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-30-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,303
Posted By tturner
If you have Skybolt fasteners on the firewall...

If you have Skybolt fasteners on the firewall then this method will work. I use copper clecos in the Skybolt...
Forum: RV-4 06-01-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By tturner
I mounted my servo just to the the right of the...

I mounted my servo just to the the right of the front control stick on the inside of the bulkhead to the right of the stick. I built a tab and bolted it to the control fixture that the stick connects...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-23-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 26,949
Posted By tturner
PAR 36 LED lamps

I just purchased and installed two of the PAR36 lamps in the wing tips of my RV-4.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01NAB4RTV/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

The static on my radio is...
Forum: RV-4 04-10-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,372
Posted By tturner
I had this same problem on my RV-4 and fixed it...

I had this same problem on my RV-4 and fixed it last fall. I also sent the gear legs to Langair and they said they were ok. It was my right gear that had excessive toe out of about 2 degrees. If I...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-02-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,127
Posted By tturner
Protecting push pull cables from heat

I have read a number of threads discussing throttle and mixture cables being damaged by heat. I have an idea that may help this problem. First has anyone tried this method and what were your results....
Forum: RV-4 01-20-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,158
Posted By tturner
Here is one of a couple of threads discussing...

Here is one of a couple of threads discussing unintentional canopy ejection.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=59391

As mentioned earlier the canopy hinge on Van's tip overs is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 117,839
Posted By tturner
Matt Thanks for the quick reply. I do not have...

Matt

Thanks for the quick reply. I do not have the GAD 29 so that explains the issue.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 117,839
Posted By tturner
G5 connected to 430W

Question for the Garmin team.

I have a G5 that is driven by a 430W using the #2 serial port. Both units are set to MAPMX format. The lateral deviation indicator works fine but it never displays the...
Forum: Interiors 08-13-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,765
Posted By tturner
Josef Here is what you are looking...

Josef

Here is what you are looking for.

http://www.periheliondesign.com/switchguards.htm
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-03-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 117,839
Posted By tturner
Gary / Matt So are you saying there will be a...

Gary / Matt

So are you saying there will be a blank space for Airspeed and Altitude instead of showing GPS derived data?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-03-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 117,839
Posted By tturner
Matt If there is no pitot or static lines run to...

Matt

If there is no pitot or static lines run to the unit will it then display GPS ground speed for airspeed and GPS altitude in place of baro altitude? I am looking to use this as a backup...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-02-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,382
Posted By tturner
At Oshkosh in the Mountain High boot they showed...

At Oshkosh in the Mountain High boot they showed me a system they had for remote mounting the bottle. They had a toggle switch that you would mount in the cockpit and turn the bottle on and off. It...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-16-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By tturner
I looked at the AWI web site and they mention...

I looked at the AWI web site and they mention power increase. I need an exhaust for an RV-8 with IO-360-M1B engine.
Does anyone have this setup with this exhaust system that can comment on...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-14-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By tturner
I have a complete set of the probes I just...

I have a complete set of the probes I just removed from some new tanks. also have the electronic converters if you need them. Make me an offer.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-02-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,649
Posted By tturner
Saville I did not need to use proseal. I just...

Saville

I did not need to use proseal. I just tightened up the loose one. The other side which I said was missing the ferrule also did not have a flare on the line. That was fun flaring a line...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-31-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,649
Posted By tturner
Most likely you will find the fitting lose on the...

Most likely you will find the fitting lose on the vent line where it connects to the bulkhead fitting inside the tank. I have an RV-4 that I bought partially built and both tanks vented fuel out the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-20-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,046
Posted By tturner
I have an RV6 that I installed dual Skyview 10"...

I have an RV6 that I installed dual Skyview 10" screens and a Garmin 430W. Also have the advanced autopilot controller box and heading knob box. Purchased most of it from Stein. Very pleased with the...
Forum: RV-4 02-19-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,795
Posted By tturner
I installed the WW GA prop on my RV-4 o-320 160hp...

I installed the WW GA prop on my RV-4 o-320 160hp about a year ago. Have about 75 hours on it now and am very pleased with it. It does take a while to master setting the blade angle. I have probably...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,182
Posted By tturner
ACS has the complete SafeAir kit in stock. I...

ACS has the complete SafeAir kit in stock. I looked at one today at the Peachtree City GA location. Part # 12-03283 and Part # 12-03284.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-09-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,153
Posted By tturner
Does anyone have a picture of this method they...

Does anyone have a picture of this method they can post? Also has anyone had any problems over time with this approach.

Thanks
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-27-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,874
Posted By tturner
Kyle Have you checked your fuel filters? I have...

Kyle

Have you checked your fuel filters? I have had a similar problem on my RV4 with an O-320. On two occasions cleaning the fuel filter fixed the problem. My filter is very fine and had a small...
Forum: RV-4 07-07-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,428
Posted By tturner
Randy I recently installed the Dynon probe on my...

Randy

I recently installed the Dynon probe on my RV-4. Remove the left fuel tank and the wing inspection plate. I was able to reuse the pitot mask.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,357
Posted By tturner
Whirlwind prop

Thanks for all the feedback. I have ordered the G200L 70" version of the prop. I will update this thread once I install it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,357
Posted By tturner
Need Pirep on Whirlwind G200L gnd adj prop

I am considering buying a Whirlwind G200L ground adjustable propeller for my RV-4 o-320. Anyone have any experience with one? How difficult is it to adjust pitch? Any maintenance issues?
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,505
Posted By tturner
Brian There is new a fellow in the Falcon RV...

Brian

There is new a fellow in the Falcon RV group that has a 10 with air-conditioning. This name is Tim Morris and I think the aircraft is based in Lagrange. It has a bulge in the cowl where the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,149
Posted By tturner
What problem did you have? I have installed them...

What problem did you have? I have installed them and so far they are working fine.
Forum: RV-4 04-30-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,354
Posted By tturner
RV 4 prop strike

Has anyone had a prop strke with the short gear that they felt would not have happened if they had the long gear? I have a short gear RV-4 and it would take a lot of pitch to cause a prop strike....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,962
Posted By tturner
I mounted my Skyradar receiver on the right side...

I mounted my Skyradar receiver on the right side wall just behind the right seat. Works fine. RV-6 slider.
Forum: RV-4 02-28-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,578
Posted By tturner
The problem with this thread is most of the focus...

The problem with this thread is most of the focus in on the olded RV-4's. The age and condition of the airframe, engine and avionics will have a huge impact on the price. I can buy a Cessna 172 for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,335
Posted By tturner
Richard I bought a partially finished RV-6 and...

Richard

I bought a partially finished RV-6 and had the same problem. I have a vertical mill and made some custom drill bushings. I was able to match drill in a three step process, small drill bit,...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-26-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,129
Posted By tturner
The VM1000C if they are still available. It has...

The VM1000C if they are still available. It has the same physical size display except it is color. All the sensors except for FF will need to be changed. I did the swap in my RV-4 two years ago.
Forum: COMM 12-24-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 764
Posted By tturner
Call me and I will help you trouble shoot the...

Call me and I will help you trouble shoot the problem. I am the distributor for the product. 770-639-6900
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,445
Posted By tturner
Britt I have a 4 and a 6 based just up the road...

Britt

I have a 4 and a 6 based just up the road from you, KFFC. Give me a call or come by and we can discuss the differences. 770-639-6900
Forum: RV-4 12-04-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,971
Posted By tturner
Eject the canopy

The RV-4 canopy is designed to be ejected is it comes open in flight. If you find yourself in a situation requiring an off airport landing you can eject the canopy. I have talked to numerous people...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-27-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,182
Posted By tturner
I had the same problem. Here is a thread on vans...

I had the same problem. Here is a thread on vans where I showed my solution.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=78444
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-14-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,213
Posted By tturner
Here is my experience fixing some leaking tanks....

Here is my experience fixing some leaking tanks. I purchased a partially finished RV-6. I finished it in Oct 11. The tanks were at least 12 years old and had never had fuel in them and they were...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-22-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,280
Posted By tturner
Replace the alternator

The Suzuki alternator that I have used have an internal regulator. Last one I got from Advanved auto parts for around $100 with a life time guarantee. Be sure you have a blast tube blowing on the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-19-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,622
Posted By tturner
David I am using the latest SV software with the...

David

I am using the latest SV software with the audio warnings and it works fine with the PSE PAR100ex. I have the ipad on a RAM mount. I use Wingx software. For your stated VFR mission the ipad is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-19-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,622
Posted By tturner
I am using the Skyview with the PSE 100 par and...

I am using the Skyview with the PSE 100 par and the combination works great. I think the PSE is a better option than the Dynon proposed radio due to it having the integrated audio panel.

I have to...
Forum: RV-4 04-05-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,774
Posted By tturner
I have about 300 hours in my RV-4 with the short...

I have about 300 hours in my RV-4 with the short gear. It is a 320 with a wood prop, 965 empty weight. Solo 3 point or wheel landings are fine. With a passenger I only do wheel landings. I have...
Forum: GPS 02-19-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,392
Posted By tturner
Dick Send me your email address and I will send...

Dick

Send me your email address and I will send it to you.
Forum: Southeast 01-06-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,071
Posted By tturner
Walkman I live in GA and have purchased two...

Walkman

I live in GA and have purchased two aircraft from individuals in the last few years. One lived in GA and the other in FL. Both sales were treated as casual sales by the state and no sales...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,295
Posted By tturner
Slider canopy - Stop outside handle from striking bow

I had just finished the canopy on my RV-6 when someone shut the canopy with the handle turned the wrong way and it took a chip out of the bow over the windshield. I looked on the forums for a fix and...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-26-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,987
Posted By tturner
Bill It is a new engine with 45 hours on it....

Bill

It is a new engine with 45 hours on it. Cylinder temps are still higher than I would like, 360 to 390 in cruse ROP, 320 to 360 LOP.
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