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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By gmohr
Well the issue has been resolved. Seems I was...

Well the issue has been resolved. Seems I was expecting the gauge to register
too quickly. After performing a compression check and verifying that all hoses
and nipples were clear we hooked up a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By gmohr
Bob, That is something I have not tried. I am...

Bob,
That is something I have not tried. I am also going to recheck the ground wire when I go up to the plane.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By gmohr
Thanks Eric. I have corrected the above and in...

Thanks Eric. I have corrected the above and in no way did I mean to say that
Van's was at fault. Can you tell me what Van's is recommending for MP gauges
now? I remember you mentioning...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By gmohr
IE VMP35E and the Mothership

Spoke to the Mothership yesterday evening and learned something interesting.
According to Eric(at least that is what I think his name was, Van's is no longer
selling the IE VMP35E due a manufacturer...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-07-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,585
Posted By gmohr
Just curious is this would work for a standard...

Just curious is this would work for a standard Van's electric manifold pressure
gauge reading low?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By gmohr
[QUOTE=Tommy123;1286790]Since itís a vans sold...

[QUOTE=Tommy123;1286790]Since itís a vans sold gauge have you called their tech support?[/QUOTE

I have been trying to get Technical Support during their assigned hours. Will
try again in about an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By gmohr
Larry, thanks for the reply. I have checked and...

Larry, thanks for the reply. I have checked and the instrument reads 29+"
at rest(ie engine not running.) With the engine running at 1500rpm
(CSProp) I get about 12.5". At 2000rpm I get 15" and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,472
Posted By gmohr
Totally frustrated

Well after replacing the manifold pressure gauge and sender, checking for leaks
and verifying none I am about at wits end. The new gauge and sensor work
but now I am showing 3.5" low at 1500rpm and...
Forum: Steam Gauges 09-06-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By gmohr
This is a temporary fix. All new panel will be...

This is a temporary fix. All new panel will be installed this winter. GRT Sport, EIS and Mini, these **** gauges will be gone.
Forum: Steam Gauges 09-06-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By gmohr
Got the gauge and sender replaced. Now gauge is...

Got the gauge and sender replaced. Now gauge is reading ambient at rest and
-3" at 1000rpm. Definitely have a leak somewhere. Going to check the little
plastic tube when I go back up to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By gmohr
Well I received the new gauge and sender. ...

Well I received the new gauge and sender. Swapped out the gauge and still
had the same problem. Swapped out the sensor and now the gauge is working
but reading ambient when not running and about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,334
Posted By gmohr
I am using Gold Method for my instrument ground. ...

I am using Gold Method for my instrument ground. This was developed by Russell Still. You can find it at https://www.goldmethod.com
Forum: Southeast 09-04-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,497
Posted By gmohr
Here is a nice video from this years South...

Here is a nice video from this years South Carolina Breakfast Club's fly-in
to Triple Tree. A great time for all.

https://vimeo.com/281359241
Forum: Southeast 09-04-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,497
Posted By gmohr
I have flown my 6A in there when the field was in...

I have flown my 6A in there when the field was in it's worst conditions and did
NOT remove my pants either. I did get a little mud/grass but it washed right out.

I should have my new MAP...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By gmohr
Talked with Van's this morning and the gauge is...

Talked with Van's this morning and the gauge is bad. New one ordered and is
on it's way. I opted for overnight and should have it and installed by end of day
tomorrow. I absolutely love dealing...
Forum: Steam Gauges 09-02-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,314
Posted By gmohr
Wow, just found this and it is timely. I think...

Wow, just found this and it is timely. I think my sender failed yesterday while
flying. Gauge is pegged. How do you test the sender vs the gauge to know if
it is bad or not and can I get this at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By gmohr
So I went to the hangar and put the multi-meter...

So I went to the hangar and put the multi-meter on the gauge. With power it
never showed above about 1.0v. I tested continuity from the sensor and had
continuity. Maybe I just am not testing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By gmohr
Yes it goes past Max. I will be up at the hangar...

Yes it goes past Max. I will be up at the hangar with my multi-meter later this morning. Looks like a hot morning trying to troubleshoot the issue and I have a feeling that I will be replacing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By gmohr
This is the Van's Gauge that came with the kit. ...

This is the Van's Gauge that came with the kit. I did not build it but it has been
working for 13yrs. I believe that the gauge is electric. It requires 12v. The
gauge swings when the Master...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By gmohr
Mannifold Pressure Gauge Issue

Well had something happen today while flying with a friend. Looking at the
gauges I noticed the MAP gauge peg all the way past max. Headed back to the
airport and landed. No issues and no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,683
Posted By gmohr
I bought my RV-6A while I was still training for...

I bought my RV-6A while I was still training for my PPL. I took 10hrs of
transition training and haven't looked back. Great plane for cross country and
fairly economical to own and fly. Flew to...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-13-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By gmohr
Excellent video. I absolutely hope he makes...

Excellent video. I absolutely hope he makes more. I also fly a 6A down here in South Carolina. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,514
Posted By gmohr
I had tires on a plane I bought a few years ago. ...

I had tires on a plane I bought a few years ago. It had been sitting in the
hangar for 2 years before I bought it. When we aired up the tires they cracked
like that. 2 new mains and the plane was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,446
Posted By gmohr
I can also highly recommend Leah Ringeisen with...

I can also highly recommend Leah Ringeisen with Gallagher Aviation Insurance
at 877-520-6247 for the insurance. My 6A with just a little over 100 hours time
runs about $1000/year. I can also...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,334
Posted By gmohr
Does anyone have the Dallas Avionics harness part...

Does anyone have the Dallas Avionics harness part number handy? I am
getting ready to install my Echo/safefly2020 in my 6A.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,812
Posted By gmohr
I can absolutely agree with this. While my Ghost...

I can absolutely agree with this. While my Ghost Drift is 4K I run it at 1080P and 60FPS. Saves on space and saves on power. In my Opinion GoPro is
highly overrated.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,812
Posted By gmohr
I have a GoPro Hero 3 Black and it is okay. ...

I have a GoPro Hero 3 Black and it is okay. GoPros eat batteries as well. I
purchased a Drift Ghost 4K at SunNFun and with the extended battery I get
close to 4hrs of video(provided I have a large...
Forum: Safety 05-20-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,909
Posted By gmohr
Add another GRT user that would find this very...

Add another GRT user that would find this very useful.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,449
Posted By gmohr
Like everyone else has said, only you and your...

Like everyone else has said, only you and your wife will know what really fits
you and your mission. I looked at -4s and -6s and bought a 6A. While it may
not be a fighter style tandem aircraft, I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,046
Posted By gmohr
I also want to give a big shout out to Leah and...

I also want to give a big shout out to Leah and Gallagher. I have now had my
RV6A for 2+ years and they by far provided the most information and the best
service. I did shop around and got...
Forum: Reviews 04-27-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,297
Posted By gmohr
I have to give another shout out to Leah and...

I have to give another shout out to Leah and Gallagher Aviation. Best of the best.
Forum: Safety 04-27-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,489
Posted By gmohr
According to this article the Bahamas accepts...

According to this article the Bahamas accepts Basic Med.
https://generalaviationnews.com/2017/05/22/bahamas-welcomes-basicmed-pilots/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,474
Posted By gmohr
Our Yorkie wears home made "mutt muffs" Found...

Our Yorkie wears home made "mutt muffs" Found the how to hear on
Vans Airforce.
Forum: Safety 04-23-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,856
Posted By gmohr
An amazing video that we should all be aware of.

An amazing video that we should all be aware of.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By gmohr
Check with Carl Bell. I think he is still a...

Check with Carl Bell. I think he is still a member here. He has built at least 2 RV's with hand/modified controls, a RV-7A and aRV-14A.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 144,300
Posted By gmohr
Steve, I was just curious what you are using...

Steve,

I was just curious what you are using to print these. I have just gotten
started 3D printing using a Creality CR-10 4S. Fun little hobby to go along
with my CNC hobby.
Forum: GPS 03-25-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By gmohr
I also found this out at SunNFun last year. ...

I also found this out at SunNFun last year. Purchased a one time update from
Jepp on the show special of $99.00. I am going to do the same again this year
if possible.
Forum: Aircraft Camping 03-24-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,593
Posted By gmohr
Anthony, Last I heard was that Mary Jane...

Anthony,

Last I heard was that Mary Jane had retired but her son and family were
going to take over the HBC Hospitality tent. Was one of the highlights of my
2016 trip. We will be hauling...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-13-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By gmohr
That is the right one. I had to order parts for...

That is the right one. I had to order parts for mine last year and that is the
one they used to get the part number from.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,349
Posted By gmohr
I saw my primary care physician on Monday and...

I saw my primary care physician on Monday and completed my BasicMed. I had
taken him the AOPA's info for physicians 3 weeks prior and he said he was happy
to sign it.
Forum: ADS-B 06-15-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,961
Posted By gmohr
According to this site neither ADS-B nor Mode S...

According to this site neither ADS-B nor Mode S is required for flying into the Bahamas. In fact, it also states that those flying under Basic Med are...
Forum: Photography 06-12-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,676
Posted By gmohr
I use 2 Canon 5D classics and a 5DMkIII along...

I use 2 Canon 5D classics and a 5DMkIII along with various lenses. Good thing I have an autopilot..... Nah.. When doing air to air I let some one else fly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,777
Posted By gmohr
Bob, Welcome to the group from another RV6A...

Bob, Welcome to the group from another RV6A pilot/owner. They are great
little airplanes that will do amazing things! Enjoy the RV Grin. I do every time
I fly!!
Forum: Safety 06-04-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By gmohr
I currently have 4 point restaints in my 6A. ...

I currently have 4 point restaints in my 6A. What are the benefit of the 5 point restraints?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-23-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,741
Posted By gmohr
We have our own Sailrite walking foot sewing...

We have our own Sailrite walking foot sewing machine. It is a heavy bugger
but makes sail, Bimini and seat cover repairs easy.

We own a 34' Hunter that we keep at the sailing club on the the lake...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-05-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 64,909
Posted By gmohr
Thanks to everyone for their comments. Thank you...

Thanks to everyone for their comments. Thank you Brad for the pdf file. I am in
the process of transferring to SolidWorks to send to my CNC machine. Also a big
thanks to Laird Owens for watching...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-01-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 64,909
Posted By gmohr
Current 6A panel

Here is my current RV6A panel. I am trying to find out who manufactured the
panel blank and if possible purchase or make new panel inserts in order to
change to my GRT Sport SX EFIS. I will keep...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,207
Posted By gmohr
Scott, Congrats on passing your check ride....

Scott,

Congrats on passing your check ride. I was in the same boat last year at
this time. I purchased my 6A in April and then finished my PPL training in a 172
and finally took and passed my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,206
Posted By gmohr
Our trip report

We got home early this morning(1:30am) from Sun N Fun. We took our other
RV, a 5th wheel this year. Yes the weather was hot(our A/C quit on Tuesday)
and the breeze did little. The air shows...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By gmohr
Jesse Saint is the guy to get this done. Highly...

Jesse Saint is the guy to get this done. Highly recommend him for prebuys and
panel upgrades.
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-02-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,164
Posted By gmohr
James, Thank you for the reply. These are...

James,

Thank you for the reply. These are the spacer/washers
that I am talking about:
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=42982
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-01-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,164
Posted By gmohr
Spacers

Hoping someone can help me identify the correct size
spacer that is used to capture the rod end bearings. Currently
mine are riding on the bolt and not the bearing. The bolts
are AN-3s/

Thanks
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-26-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,014
Posted By gmohr
This is what I was going to use. But my A&P has...

This is what I was going to use. But my A&P has one he used that was pretty similar.

http://www.genemohr.com/images/RV6A/N97GC%20Condition%20Inspection.docx
Forum: Safety 02-20-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 66,245
Posted By gmohr
Vic, Just curious as to how YOU would fix...

Vic,

Just curious as to how YOU would fix this type of issue.

Would you:
A. drill out the top panel rivets and remake the attachment angles, redrill and
re-rivet the area or
B. perform the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 418,880
Posted By gmohr
My RV6A on the tarmac at Saluda, SC after a fuel...

My RV6A on the tarmac at Saluda, SC after a fuel stop.

http://genemohr.com/images/RV6A/6Asm.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,717
Posted By gmohr
Wife and I love our Samsung S7 Edges. But there...

Wife and I love our Samsung S7 Edges. But there are some newer ones out
now that might be a little faster. I have the app on my phone and it works well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,316
Posted By gmohr
Looking sharp there Andy. My 6A is going to need...

Looking sharp there Andy. My 6A is going to need repainting here in the next
year or so. I am thinking of stripping, prepping and having it vinyl wrapped. I
already have a scheme picked out.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-30-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,764
Posted By gmohr
Beautiful scenery and airplane. I have been to...

Beautiful scenery and airplane. I have been to the French Alps many times
in the past way back when I was stationed in Germany.
Thank you for sharing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,278
Posted By gmohr
Gallagher is who I have my insurance with. Great...

Gallagher is who I have my insurance with. Great group and a really good
price considering I had not finished my PPL or had anytime in the RV6A prior.

Thanks Gallagher Aviation.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,269
Posted By gmohr
I have the Classic Aero seats and boosters in my...

I have the Classic Aero seats and boosters in my RV6A and love them. We
have the seats in the far back position along with the pieces to make the backs
a little more upright. The boosters work...
Forum: Safety 10-26-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 59,736
Posted By gmohr
I finished my transition training a week and a...

I finished my transition training a week and a half ago. We used this Transition
Syllabus as our guide. I sent this to my insurance company and they thought it
was well done.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-22-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,111
Posted By gmohr
Snopercod, Thank you for the suggestion....

Snopercod,

Thank you for the suggestion. I actually have one but it fits on the
waterproof case. I have another that I need to modify in order to use the
audio input. I am also looking...
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