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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By TS Flightlines
Kevin---seems I recall that there are 4 different...

Kevin---seems I recall that there are 4 different lengths, to 38 inches depending on what fittings are used at the governor. Different fittings, different routings.

Tom
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By TS Flightlines
Stainless or steel, NOT aluminum. Teflon hose is...

Stainless or steel, NOT aluminum. Teflon hose is an option, but you can make a tighter bend in rigid tube than you can with teflon hose and firesleeve.

Tom
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-14-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By TS Flightlines
Agreed!!! Tom

Agreed!!!

Tom
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-14-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By TS Flightlines
Michael, yep thats true. Some extra weight...

Michael, yep thats true. Some extra weight involved for sure, certainly more that a plastic and vacuum hose. Was just the idea of how to plumb 2 PMags and a MAP sensor. Yep--the SDS ignition solves...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-13-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By TS Flightlines
Yepp there are lots of ways to do this. Some guys...

Yepp there are lots of ways to do this. Some guys didnt want a barbed connection. Thats why we changed ours to the AN Tees

Tom
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-13-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By TS Flightlines
John does have some experience in this area!! Tom

John does have some experience in this area!!
Tom
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-13-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By TS Flightlines
well gee--the other pic didnt insert---HUM

well gee--the other pic didnt insert---HUM
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-13-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dual PMag tee

http://http://i1316.photobucket.com/albums/t620/tsflightlines/dual%20PMag%20tee_zps8sznfctv.jpgFigured out how to post these.
First pic is the first version. Effective, but ugly, and labor intensive....
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-12-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 959
Posted By TS Flightlines
Galin---we've actually improved on things. Email...

Galin---we've actually improved on things. Email me and I'll send you a pic.
( Dont know why I didnt think of this before)

Tom
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-12-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hey Doug---go to one of those craft stores...

Hey Doug---go to one of those craft stores (Michaels) and get a clear display cube. Put this pump in it and display it in your office! Well served.

Tom
Forum: Southeast 11-12-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,198
Posted By TS Flightlines
Sorry I missed it----work called. But could hear...

Sorry I missed it----work called. But could hear some of the activity.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,019
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dan--similar to the Spock mind meld, except we...

Dan--similar to the Spock mind meld, except we can access it online. I doubt you would want all of us in your living room!

Tom:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,019
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dan---hows that osmosis machine coming?

Dan---hows that osmosis machine coming?
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-10-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 634
Posted By TS Flightlines
Semper Fi to all of my Uncles and Aunts out...

Semper Fi to all of my Uncles and Aunts out there. Son of a CWO-4 Marine Gunner---yep the real deal.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-10-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott---there were a couple on here last...

Scott---there were a couple on here last week--one of which I was familiar with. They do pop up here from time to time.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,019
Posted By TS Flightlines
HUM----I wonder if there is a way to get all of...

HUM----I wonder if there is a way to get all of these guys together and rig up an osmosis machine to extract their knowledge?:eek: (See Spock mind meld) CERTAINLY one of these brilliant guys have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,019
Posted By TS Flightlines
Beyond any doubt----they all have. Tom

Beyond any doubt----they all have.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,113
Posted By TS Flightlines
How about your local fire station or scuba...

How about your local fire station or scuba shop?

Tom
Forum: RV-10 11-07-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott, this is one of those never ending debates....

Scott, this is one of those never ending debates. OE parts verses aftermarket parts. WE all know MANY RV's, including RV10's, built and flying that are stock. They are safe, reliable aircraft built...
Forum: Southeast 11-04-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,198
Posted By TS Flightlines
I knew it was fast!

I knew it was fast!
Forum: Southeast 11-04-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,198
Posted By TS Flightlines
LOL- Pierre---I remember it was pretty...

LOL- Pierre---I remember it was pretty fast!

Looking forward to seeing you!
Tom
Forum: Southeast 11-04-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,198
Posted By TS Flightlines
Is there a blue Rocket in the race this year?

Is there a blue Rocket in the race this year?
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-01-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,562
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Simon on a job well done! Tom

Congrats Simon on a job well done!
Tom
Forum: RV-10 10-30-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By TS Flightlines
Joe---I think its just you--GLAD to be flying the...

Joe---I think its just you--GLAD to be flying the plane you built!!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,070
Posted By TS Flightlines
BUT---

its the education and recreation thingy. I guess the recreation is the workout you get during construction. :eek:

Tom
Forum: Rocket 10-30-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By TS Flightlines
The local guys using this vent use a 3 coil...

The local guys using this vent use a 3 coil version. To my knowledge, there hasnt been any fuel stains.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By TS Flightlines
David---I'd pull the cube and the hoses and check...

David---I'd pull the cube and the hoses and check for a restriction, or FOD in the inlet of the cube. Seems Dan Horton did an autopsy on one and found it have a very small fuel orifice. Wouldnt take...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By TS Flightlines
Bill, thats kinda what I was refering to. Tom

Bill, thats kinda what I was refering to.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By TS Flightlines
not going to push an aluminum tube into a...

not going to push an aluminum tube into a "airbrake" quick lock connector. But you can flare the tube, use an AN nut and sleeve, and adapt a quick lock connector for you nylon static line.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,094
Posted By TS Flightlines
Arlie---check with some race care fabricators....

Arlie---check with some race care fabricators. Some of the larger one may have the square tube dies needed and can make this for you.

Tom
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-24-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,729
Posted By TS Flightlines
Someone will buy a very nice plane Tom

Someone will buy a very nice plane
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By TS Flightlines
Exclamation Revised thread

Guys---Just want to remind everyone, and bring to the attention of those that didnt know, or overlooked it, that the Beringer calipers and master cylinders do NOT use an NPT thread, but a 10mmX1.0...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By TS Flightlines
Yep rapid clicking until it actually draws fuel...

Yep rapid clicking until it actually draws fuel then the clicking volume goes down.

How are things on Oahu??

Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-20-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By TS Flightlines
3 angle 'valve jobs' have been in use for decades...

3 angle 'valve jobs' have been in use for decades in race cars. When used with porting it does help, but you can over do it. In order for it to be optimum, all components need to be matched. Intake...
Forum: RV-14 10-18-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By TS Flightlines
Awesome Tom---- have a safe trip! Tom

Awesome Tom----
have a safe trip!
Tom
Forum: Safety 10-18-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,708
Posted By TS Flightlines
Bill---great information for those of use...

Bill---great information for those of use planning our electrical systems.

Tom
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-18-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By TS Flightlines
permatex #2, PTFE sealant, Loctite 567, NOT...

permatex #2, PTFE sealant, Loctite 567, NOT teflon Tape. All of those have good results. YMMV. Used PTFE for years.

Tom
Forum: RV-12 10-16-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,984
Posted By TS Flightlines
Howard--the fuel pressure indicated high? Does...

Howard--the fuel pressure indicated high? Does sound like a instrumentation issue to me. I wonder if yo would mind sharing your 'normal' pressure indications with us.
Tom
Forum: RV-12 10-15-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,242
Posted By TS Flightlines
Morning all---- WE have a request--and we realize...

Morning all----
WE have a request--and we realize that its asking alot. WE would like to know those of you that are having an actual pressure issue---seemingly a real pressure scenario and not...
Forum: RV-12 10-14-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,242
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hey Tom----thats sort of what all of us are...

Hey Tom----thats sort of what all of us are looking for---actual fuel pressure numbers. And you say you havent had a pressure issue that you know of.
So my question would be is there something...
Forum: Autopilots 10-14-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,311
Posted By TS Flightlines
Tom---not being an electrical guy, I'm slightly...

Tom---not being an electrical guy, I'm slightly confused (Suzanne says I stay that way). Initially you had an error on the pitch servo, and not on the roll servo. Now that you have replaced the pitch...
Forum: Steam Gauges 10-13-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By TS Flightlines
Was going to ask the question that you do...

Was going to ask the question that you do actually have oil pressure, right?
Wouldnt be the first time. Check the oil pressure hose to the sender to see if oil is actually there. Hope so!
Tom
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-12-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,542
Posted By TS Flightlines
Very nice Scott! Tom

Very nice Scott!
Tom
Forum: Southeast 10-12-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,198
Posted By TS Flightlines
it is a great time for all! Tom

it is a great time for all!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 554
Posted By TS Flightlines
Lightbulb RV10 ride

While on a business trip to Wisconsin, I was able to spend some time in Steve Tschurwald's (Aircraft Specialty) awesome RV10. First time I'd been in one. Its easy to see why families love it. Lots of...
Forum: RV-10 10-09-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,675
Posted By TS Flightlines
Yep its integral firesleeved hose. Actually AE246...

Yep its integral firesleeved hose. Actually AE246 Aeroquip. Dont know whether its the angle of the picture or not, but I hope it not resting on the the exhaust. Even integral firesleeved hose can be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,280
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Al on a jog well done. Tom

Congrats Al on a jog well done.
Tom
Forum: RV-12 10-04-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,100
Posted By TS Flightlines
Don---dont give up ---it will happen for you-- Tom

Don---dont give up ---it will happen for you--
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,759
Posted By TS Flightlines
Nick----a good friend of mine who had alot of...

Nick----a good friend of mine who had alot of military experience did the paperwork and the A&P course at Baker in Nashville. Got his ticket, now finishing up his IA. Since you have built several...
Forum: RV-12 10-02-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,242
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott---no infomercial here. No Alex Trebek, no...

Scott---no infomercial here. No Alex Trebek, no buxom blonde in stillettos, no toll free phone number, no add a second order for free, just pay the shipping and handling. Quite the contrary. NOT...
Forum: RV-14 10-01-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,473
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Tom on another job well done! Tom

Congrats Tom on another job well done!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,437
Posted By TS Flightlines
hey Keith---yes it is!! Tom

hey Keith---yes it is!!
Tom
Forum: RV-12 10-01-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,242
Posted By TS Flightlines
Rich---I put it on the cross for photo...

Rich---I put it on the cross for photo purposes.
Tom

BTW---Steve and others did most of the beta work on this package. We knew the guidelines we wanted, and then had to design a package to integrate...
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-30-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By TS Flightlines
Place it between the pump and carb, similar to...

Place it between the pump and carb, similar to what Vans does on the RV14. Yes, the pump discharge hose will have to be modified into 2 sections.

Tom
Forum: RV-12 09-29-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,242
Posted By TS Flightlines
Just as a point of reference==

Our .015 restrictor fitting threads on the return side of our cross fitting. It is Black in color--so instantly noticed if it is missing.
For those of you that dont know how small .014 really is,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By TS Flightlines
Really nice Gaylon!! Tom

Really nice Gaylon!!

Tom
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hey Bill--

you seem to be making very fast progress! Might be the fastest build of a 14 yet ?

Tom
Forum: RV-14 09-27-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,358
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jeff----be sure and let us know the...

Jeff----be sure and let us know the outcome---inquiring minds want to know.
Tom
Forum: RV-12 09-25-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,719
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jim---factory is .014, ours is .015. Tom

Jim---factory is .014, ours is .015.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By TS Flightlines
Yep---it would certainly fit under the selector...

Yep---it would certainly fit under the selector valve. For that location, I'd have to really check with the Canadian MD-RA.

Tom
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-24-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,061
Posted By TS Flightlines
Might want to check and see what is actually...

Might want to check and see what is actually there and NOT damaged from the Hurricanes we've had this summer.

Tom
Forum: RV-12 09-24-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,719
Posted By TS Flightlines
John in Australia, the picture is in the...

John in Australia,
the picture is in the gallery. Sorry! I'm not real computer/website functional, as alot of you know. Steve is MUCH better at this than I am. LOL----thats why we work so well...
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