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Forum: ADS-B 09-18-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,475
Posted By lr172
Try searching for my post on Github. If you...

Try searching for my post on Github. If you can't find it, I will look at my amazon order history. I also will try to find the post and copy it here.

I didn't have any wifi shutdown problems. ...
Forum: Painting your RV 09-18-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,740
Posted By lr172
Are these set up for 100* countersinks or do they...

Are these set up for 100* countersinks or do they just happen to work?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By lr172
The problem with the inspection plates is that...

The problem with the inspection plates is that the rib skin is thin and the screws are spaced too far apart to put a lot of pressure on gasket. I would use something that grips (i.e. adheres), like...
Forum: Painting your RV 09-17-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,740
Posted By lr172
What a great idea. Where did you get these? I...

What a great idea. Where did you get these? I would like to use them on my 10 for parts that will be painted off the plane and later attached with screws.

Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By lr172
I ran a return line on my 6. Don't use mogas,...

I ran a return line on my 6. Don't use mogas, but it helped to circulate cool fuel through the system before a hot start. I ran mogas once at 90+ * and this saved my bacon. It was sputtering...
Forum: Painting your RV 09-17-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,740
Posted By lr172
While I haven't done it, I can't imagine their...

While I haven't done it, I can't imagine their replacement requires tank removal.

Larry
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-17-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By lr172
WTB: Tosten CS-8 Grip

Looking for a left Tosten Grip. Will consider a set as well.

Larry
Forum: Painting your RV 09-17-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,740
Posted By lr172
Be advised, when you paint parts with no screws,...

Be advised, when you paint parts with no screws, you paint the dimples. Torquing the screws down will then lift and move the paint slightly in that dimple and the effects often carry well outside...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By lr172
#2 There is no need to bring return fuel...

#2

There is no need to bring return fuel outboard or even to the top. Just put a bulkhead AN fitting in the hole and your done. Fuel comes into the tank under pressure, so no need to have the line...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-17-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By lr172
Interested in oil cooler mount. PM sent Larry

Interested in oil cooler mount.

PM sent

Larry
Forum: COMM 09-16-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,108
Posted By lr172
I believe you should have over 3' from UAT to...

I believe you should have over 3' from UAT to transponder. I have the comms under the rear seats and put the UAT and transponder antennas under the front seats at the outer edges, just fwd of the...
Forum: Fiberglass 09-16-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By lr172
I bought one of these a few years...

I bought one of these a few years ago

https://www.harborfreight.com/5-in-high-speed-air-sander-68739.html

It came with the adapter Carl referenced above and uses 2" discs in three different grits. ...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-14-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By lr172
WTB: GDL-39 Cable

Looking for any GDL-39 cable that has the RS-232 wire in the bundle. It can be the bare cable assembly or one setup for a portable GPS. I only need the GDL-39 connector side and a short stub of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By lr172
GMU 11 Distance from Servo

In my 10, I would like to put the GMU 11 in the right wing tip to save some Canbus wiring length. Otherwise, I need a 25' out and back wiring run if I use the left wing. However, I understand there...
Forum: RV-10 09-13-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By lr172
I also installed the andair without an extension....

I also installed the andair without an extension. I routed my fuel lines in such a way as to leave 3" between the fuel lines and tunnel wall. I made another holder to keep the scat against the wall...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-13-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By lr172
I said your "idle mixture" was too lean. Your...

I said your "idle mixture" was too lean. Your idle mixture screw only sets the mixture for low RPM operation, up to about 1000-1200 RPM. After this, your mixture is controlled by the main circuit...
Forum: Painting your RV 09-12-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,660
Posted By lr172
I used single stage, which is comparable to a...

I used single stage, which is comparable to a clear coat in a base / clear paint job. My wings are white as is the bottom half of the plane. Wing tips are red and the bulk of the emp is Red. I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By lr172
This was more in line with what I thought. Larry

This was more in line with what I thought.

Larry
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By lr172
Thanks for clarifying Bob. It was good to see...

Thanks for clarifying Bob. It was good to see you at Osh by the way.

Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,433
Posted By lr172
Does anyone know if all of the Van's planes have...

Does anyone know if all of the Van's planes have their outer wing webs parallel to the aircraft centerline? I know the sweep angle is under 1*

It certainly seems that that the webs are square to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By lr172
Not sure I agree with this Carl. My op limits...

Not sure I agree with this Carl. My op limits state that IFR is allowed only if the airplane is equipped in accordance with 93.x.x. I have not deeply reviewed these statutes, but I suspect that...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-10-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By lr172
I can’t think of a reason why anyone would get...

I can’t think of a reason why anyone would get afterfires on one ignition instead of two. It shouldn’t matter how far lop or rop you are.

Larry
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-10-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By lr172
I beieve it is opposite of what you posted and...

I beieve it is opposite of what you posted and integ should be red, though I suppose amber is adequate.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-10-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,092
Posted By lr172
Thats what I did on my 6, though no test button...

Thats what I did on my 6, though no test button as these are redundant indicators. Don't know if it was required, but like the extra annunciation. Used 12 V LEDs and tied them into the panel dimmer...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-10-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,452
Posted By lr172
Timing and egap (this affects the strength of the...

Timing and egap (this affects the strength of the spark) will drift on a mag after a 25-50 hours on most new mags as the points and cam wear in. Recommend checking e gap and timing after the first...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By lr172
Anyone have to Replace Aileron Bearings?

Doing my CI today, I found that one of my aileron bearings has some slop (inboard bracket). I see a bit of black around the seam of the two 1/8" pieces, so I assume the bearing race was a bit loose...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-09-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By lr172
WTB: Oil Filter Adapter/Base

Looks like the vernatherm seat on my oil filter base is damaged. Haven't determined what the repair cost is yet, but looking to see if anyone has one they are wanting to sell.

Larry
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-09-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,963
Posted By lr172
Interested in vernatherm. PM sent EDIT: I am...

Interested in vernatherm. PM sent

EDIT: I am going to pass on this. I am going in a different direction. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Larry
Forum: Fiberglass 09-09-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,140
Posted By lr172
Unless you are looking for cosmetics, you're...

Unless you are looking for cosmetics, you're done. The key issue is sealing the fiberglass and your epoxy did that well. Foil will adhere better to the epoxy than paint.

If you paint, I would go...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-09-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By lr172
+1 As I mentioned above, the popping is an...

+1

As I mentioned above, the popping is an indication of intermittent misfires (the key here is intermittent) and a misfire typically requires a lack of ignition when a proper fuel/air mixture...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-08-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,451
Posted By lr172
I can't answer why the LS didn't fire the charge....

I can't answer why the LS didn't fire the charge. However, with intermittent misfires, you can get afterfires. When the plug doesn't light the charge, the raw air/fuel mixture is dumped into the...
Forum: ADS-B 09-08-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,315
Posted By lr172
If your configuratoin tells the ground station...

If your configuratoin tells the ground station that you receive 1090, they won't rebroadcast any 1090 traffic for you. It is assumed you get it air to air. They only rebroadcast traffic on the...
Forum: RV-10 09-08-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 391
Posted By lr172
A Tip for QB builders

My QB fuse was shipped in 07. Today I took out the wood spacers installed in the main spar cavity (between the two sides) and found some light corrosion on the anodized portion and a lot of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,481
Posted By lr172
PWM is more sophisticated, using high frequency...

PWM is more sophisticated, using high frequency switching and requires good design principles to elimnate noise. No surprise that Garmin and others are very quiet. However, this will not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By lr172
Only thing that makes sense is that vacuum is...

Only thing that makes sense is that vacuum is getting trapped or the processor is bad. I would put a long, cheap vynal hose on the sensor and, using your mouth, suck and release through numerous...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-07-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,414
Posted By lr172
I bought a prop strike core and it had .005" of...

I bought a prop strike core and it had .005" of run out. ASI told me they see them all the time and .005 was easy. They have many that are much worse than that. No heat treating required for that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By lr172
an MP gauge defaults to 29" and it requires a...

an MP gauge defaults to 29" and it requires a vacuum to get below that. Any significant restriction should have you reading high, not low, unless it is acting like a check valve and holding vacuum...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-07-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,414
Posted By lr172
Two primary problems with a prop strike. First...

Two primary problems with a prop strike. First is a bent crank and this type of accident could easily bend the crank. A run out with a dial indicator should show any issues. Shops like ASI...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,334
Posted By lr172
A lot depends upon your learning style. I read a...

A lot depends upon your learning style. I read a couple of thorough books that covered everything a ground school would to develop my knowledge. I then used sheppard to prepare for the test. I got...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,334
Posted By lr172
I got my rating 1.5 years ago and don't regret it...

I got my rating 1.5 years ago and don't regret it for a second. I have made several flights in Wx requiring the rating, though most approaches have been with ceilings >700-800. However, I have done...
Forum: RV-12 09-07-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By lr172
Removing weight from the rear should move your CG...

Removing weight from the rear should move your CG forward, thereby allowing more weight aft of the CG point before reaching the aft CG limit.

Larry
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-07-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By lr172
I used the driving combo lenses on my 6A. Two of...

I used the driving combo lenses on my 6A. Two of the lens are spot and the other two are a modified wide (not as wide as flood). These work very well for me. I get good long distance light for...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-07-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By lr172
I run 45 in the mains and 50 in the nose wheel on...

I run 45 in the mains and 50 in the nose wheel on my 6A. I have wood dampers on the legs and never experienced any shimmy on the mains. Nose dances a bit, but only observable to viewers as it can't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,481
Posted By lr172
I believe the Ray Allen one works via voltage...

I believe the Ray Allen one works via voltage reduction, not PWM. I followed there lead and built a little LM317 based voltage reducer. It has a trimmer on it to adjust the voltage. It was $3 in...
Forum: RV-10 09-06-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,032
Posted By lr172
THe problem with injection, is it assumes the...

THe problem with injection, is it assumes the cavity/void is large and consistent. It could be a bunch of small voids. Assuming you put epoxy on that area before bonding, it would seem unlikely to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By lr172
Mcmaster sells all sorts of hose and gives good...

Mcmaster sells all sorts of hose and gives good details on what the hose is compatible with. I got mine there.

Larry
Forum: RV-10 09-05-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By lr172
I agree with Bob, they should require similar...

I agree with Bob, they should require similar current. You should understand that the external starter contactor that most use also requires "big boy" start switch, depending upon what you mean by...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-05-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By lr172
Thanks! This is helpful. I have the charts for...

Thanks! This is helpful. I have the charts for both sensors and will reach out via email if I have any problems setting these up.

Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By lr172
I depends on the quality of the rubber. Heater...

I depends on the quality of the rubber. Heater hose is typically not rated for contact with oil. I used heater hose and within 6 months it was weeping the oil through and the exterior of the hose...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By lr172
Sorry for any thread drift here, but may be...

Sorry for any thread drift here, but may be interesting to the OP. I was about to post this in a different thread. I have seen the recommended instruments, but was wondering how much flexibility /...
Forum: RV-12 09-04-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,998
Posted By lr172
+1 Your shrader valve is leaking and the cap...

+1

Your shrader valve is leaking and the cap with the rubber seal (a flaw of the fancy aviation caps with rubber seals - they hide a problem) was holding the air in that the shrader valve was...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-04-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By lr172
It is likely too lean. If it were too rich,...

It is likely too lean. If it were too rich, increasing the RPM would likely help it, as opposed to resisting it. Give the idle mixture screw (It has a large screw head with knurling on it and faces...
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By lr172
Thanks to all for the input. Much...

Thanks to all for the input. Much appreciated.

I can't wait to get past this top/doors!! Almost there though.

Larry
Forum: RV-10 09-03-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By lr172
The hinges that I have for cowl have .125" holes...

The hinges that I have for cowl have .125" holes and may try your trick with the modified .125 pins. However, the extruded hinges that aircraft spruce sells all have .090 pins, even in the thicker...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,283
Posted By lr172
You can get them individually for $9 with free...

You can get them individually for $9 with free shipping from amazon. I am thinking of using these instead of the 1515.

Larry
Forum: RV-10 09-02-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By lr172
Thanks Carl. I like the idea of the extruded...

Thanks Carl. I like the idea of the extruded hinge.
Forum: RV-10 09-02-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By lr172
Looking for Guidance on Cowl Attachment

On my 6, I used the hinges on the lower vertical line and the horizontal line. I used screws and tinnermans on the upper and lower firewall attachments. While I will definately use screws on the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-02-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By lr172
Are you running ROP or LOP in these examples? If...

Are you running ROP or LOP in these examples? If ROP, are you full rich or leaned to a certain point? I agree with Michael that there are some tricks to help with #3, however, I didn't see deltas...
Forum: Fiberglass 09-02-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By lr172
I used hinges on the cowl to firewall interface...

I used hinges on the cowl to firewall interface (on the sides). It's been a while, but I recall just block sanding the cowl and marking with sharpies until I had the abutment fit that I wanted. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-01-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By lr172
You may find that richening up the mixture will...

You may find that richening up the mixture will bring your RPMs up near 700 if you are as lean as I think you are.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-01-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By lr172
I was referring to RPM decelleration, not...

I was referring to RPM decelleration, not airspeed. When you pull the throttle from High power to idle, that is decelleration (prop is decellerating) even on the ground.

Larry
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-01-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 977
Posted By lr172
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