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Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,366
Posted By Timberwolf
Precisely. There isn’t a one size fits all...

Precisely. There isn’t a one size fits all bushplane. I want a huge high horsepower plane that is at home on floats or wheels, fully loaded, on an Alpine lake. The next guy wants a 2 seat that’s easy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,122
Posted By Timberwolf
Option 3- purchase NVGís and lights arenít...

Option 3- purchase NVGís and lights arenít required. Theyíre a game changer.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-09-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By Timberwolf
Wonder if the GTR20 will get the same...

Wonder if the GTR20 will get the same treatment.along that route...would be awesome if hey would incorporate a more robust audio panel into the gtr20 or 200. Just thinking out loud. Love my Garmin...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-06-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,366
Posted By Timberwolf
Have RV-6 and sold Murphy Rebel on 31Ē Bushwheels...

Have RV-6 and sold Murphy Rebel on 31Ē Bushwheels to build the bigger Murphy Moose for my off airport needs. Itís like a Skywagon on steroids.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-04-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By Timberwolf
Help me figure out a way to get a signal off the...

Help me figure out a way to get a signal off the M14P and Iím in! Would be a drastic weight reduction program for the Moose.
Forum: RV-12 12-03-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,367
Posted By Timberwolf
Instead of a pneumatic puller, you may consider...

Instead of a pneumatic puller, you may consider the Milwaukee 12v puller. Best tool I purchased this year. No hoses to get in the way and will pull with only 1 squeeze where most pneumatics take 2 or...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 12-01-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,388
Posted By Timberwolf
Awesome to hear. Yes I agree the financial burden...

Awesome to hear. Yes I agree the financial burden can be daunting. Broken down over time and doing most of the work yourself makes it all of a sudden become a reality. I love my stol flying and...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-28-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,388
Posted By Timberwolf
I think youíre missing the bigger point. Each...

I think youíre missing the bigger point. Each aircraft is suited to a particular mission, but to get the best of both worlds you really need 2 airplanes. We figured this out a few years ago and ended...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,138
Posted By Timberwolf
As was pointed out in the prop post, these tools...

As was pointed out in the prop post, these tools are invaluable to the professional. It's typically hard to justify for the weekend warrior, but I wouldn't give mine up for the ease and time saved....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By Timberwolf
For almost half the price of the above, you can...

For almost half the price of the above, you can get an ACK E-04. It will require a little more effort to install the ack bracket, but it isnít a bad job....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,914
Posted By Timberwolf
Made by DMC. Not cheap but absolutely worth...

Made by DMC. Not cheap but absolutely worth it.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/appages/nosetool.php?clickkey=27717
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,914
Posted By Timberwolf
Fly up my way and Iíll safety cable the bolts for...

Fly up my way and Iíll safety cable the bolts for ya for free! I think it would be a big mistake not to. The cable tool turns an hour Job into a 5 minute quick task. Either way, donít leave them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,304
Posted By Timberwolf
This is the most logical response Iíve seen so...

This is the most logical response Iíve seen so far. I didnít fly in until Thursday towards the end of the week, but I heard a lot of grumbling about the scheduled slot times for the beech, cardinals,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,455
Posted By Timberwolf
Look at Ruckel if you want around Niceville. They...

Look at Ruckel if you want around Niceville. They are actually taking names now for their new hangars, but last I heard it was stupid expensive. Vac has a plane there I believe and he can probably...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,455
Posted By Timberwolf
Thereís a couple of them in the restricted...

Thereís a couple of them in the restricted airspace. I believe the LOA says Be below 700í when comin in to the restricted airspace and no student training is allowed. They really donít bother you....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,455
Posted By Timberwolf
Iíve got friends at sky ranch 18FD, J22 (16FL),...

Iíve got friends at sky ranch 18FD, J22 (16FL), and yellow river (FD93). They all have their pros and cons depending on what youíre looking for. Iím a transient and all 3 are much too far to drive to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,160
Posted By Timberwolf
Do stein or aerotronics match ACS on discounts...

Do stein or aerotronics match ACS on discounts for military or A&Pís? Iíve been using ACS for years and ordered hundreds of thousands from them, but would switch ina heartbeat for someone who would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Timberwolf
I paid to have a murphy moose moved from Chicago...

I paid to have a murphy moose moved from Chicago to Florida. I couldn't have come close to the price by the time I paid airfare, rented a truck, paid for gas, etc. Plus I didn't have any of the...
Forum: Propellers 11-05-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 955
Posted By Timberwolf
I had my back late crack recently and after...

I had my back late crack recently and after looking at what was the root cause and allowing the backplate to flex, I discovered there were no screws in the front bulkhead. I cut out a new piece and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,192
Posted By Timberwolf
I've always used good old diesel. It doesn't hang...

I've always used good old diesel. It doesn't hang around as long as smoke oil, but it produces great smoke for a heck of a lot cheaper.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Timberwolf
Honestly the stratus is **** in this department....

Honestly the stratus is **** in this department. We have close to 100 of them with just as many that are broken for my squadron. The charging port is a weak link and weíve seen them come back...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-28-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Timberwolf
Having installed both I would guess they are the...

Having installed both I would guess they are the same. Are you looking at probe only vs probe and regulator?
Forum: COMM 10-14-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Timberwolf
Sure you could use 2 separate ptt switches....

Sure you could use 2 separate ptt switches. However, you still need to look into the TX interlock for each radio to verify they will work without picking up the transmission of the other radio.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,555
Posted By Timberwolf
After thinking on this for a while I think Iíve...

After thinking on this for a while I think Iíve figured out my answer how to get the rebate for those of us who became compliant between rebates. Change the n number and start over. Should be easy as...
Forum: COMM 10-14-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Timberwolf
Put in a switch to switch the PTT ground between...

Put in a switch to switch the PTT ground between the radios. Aka up is comm 1 down is comm 2. However, you need to see if the radios have a TX interlock. Otherwise when you transmit on one radio, the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,555
Posted By Timberwolf
What a crock. People who have equipped since the...

What a crock. People who have equipped since the last rebate should be able to apply and retroactively receive the rebate. Iíve lost more money through this ADSB fiasco than anything else in...
Forum: Southeast 10-11-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By Timberwolf
Dewey, Is yours the one that was tied down right...

Dewey,

Is yours the one that was tied down right outside the AMS mx hangar? White and blue I believe? We keep our planes at Milton and live in Navarre. Always fun to meet other VAF members. Give us...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-27-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,646
Posted By Timberwolf
Skybolt’s are nice, but for the price and pain of...

Skybolt’s are nice, but for the price and pain of installing them in a cowling with the engine already mounted and cowling painted, I would go back with a piano hinge in a heartbeat. The piano hinge...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By Timberwolf
Being AF AD all we use is ForeFlight. Iím in an...

Being AF AD all we use is ForeFlight. Iím in an unusual airframe though, and realize that some of the of the other platforms do still use PFPS for flight plannng. It seems like mostly assets that use...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,547
Posted By Timberwolf
Shawn, great find. I just hate to see people...

Shawn, great find. I just hate to see people throw away money for an off the shelf item that already exists with little to no modification. No sense in paying a middle man.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,547
Posted By Timberwolf
Some guys use this version for the -10. You would...

Some guys use this version for the -10. You would need to check stroke length. 400 pounds should be sufficient. Itís the same one i use on the Murphy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,547
Posted By Timberwolf
$299 seems like a huge markup for a firgelli...

$299 seems like a huge markup for a firgelli linear actuator with a lollipop installed in the end. They only cost $139 from firgelli.....


https://www.firgelliauto.com/products/feedback-rod-actuator
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By Timberwolf
Cheap gold cube

I know in the past thereís been a part number posted for the red cube for around $100 from ACS. Does anyone have the same info for a gold cube? I need one for a project that flows about 42 gph at...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,478
Posted By Timberwolf
I flew behind the new software for 3.5 hours...

I flew behind the new software for 3.5 hours today with no issues seen. Can't wait until the g3x software is out too take advantage of the new features.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-29-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,478
Posted By Timberwolf
That's what it sounds like. What a bummer. Guess...

That's what it sounds like. What a bummer. Guess it's time to upgrade to touch :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-29-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,478
Posted By Timberwolf
https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?pro...

https://www8.garmin.com/support/collection.jsp?product=010-00G3X-00
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-25-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,491
Posted By Timberwolf
Directly to a g3x 232 port.

Directly to a g3x 232 port.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,292
Posted By Timberwolf
I did this a few months ago. Call the FSDO ,...

I did this a few months ago. Call the FSDO , explain, submit some paperwork and the original operating limitations, wait a few days, then bask in the glory of having an IFR legal plane.

Really...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-17-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,348
Posted By Timberwolf
Hmmm....I do agree with you, however....have you...

Hmmm....I do agree with you, however....have you installed a transponder antenna lately? Those all come with star washers...from the manufacturer with TSO certification for the unit and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By Timberwolf
I just drill the hole and tighten the switch in...

I just drill the hole and tighten the switch in (not too tight). Never had one rotate yet.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-16-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By Timberwolf
sending a PM

sending a PM
Forum: ADS-B 08-16-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,217
Posted By Timberwolf
Uavionix used to have a rather large price gap...

Uavionix used to have a rather large price gap making it a better deal. Their prices seem to keep creeping up as they release new products, making them less of a deal. In addition if you have an...
Forum: Fiberglass 08-15-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,664
Posted By Timberwolf
Great advice. I’m currently fixing my cowl that a...

Great advice. I’m currently fixing my cowl that a P.O. trimmed too far. Much easier to sand a little at a time than having to build up an edge.
Forum: Southeast 08-14-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,232
Posted By Timberwolf
Weíre planning on going. Probably the 7th-9th.

Weíre planning on going. Probably the 7th-9th.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-13-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 88,527
Posted By Timberwolf
Van's should have bought Murphy when it was for...

Van's should have bought Murphy when it was for sale a few years ago. Update the drawings and kit contents, along with prepunched skins, and you have an instant success. There's a reason they are so...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-12-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,609
Posted By Timberwolf
I use the cat whiskers mounted under the tail....

I use the cat whiskers mounted under the tail. That way it doesn't get kicked and isn't an eyesore. I've installed them on both the -6 and -8 with great...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-12-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By Timberwolf
Steve and others, thanks for the clarification.

Steve and others, thanks for the clarification.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-11-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By Timberwolf
The 35R/45R manual only alludes to the...

The 35R/45R manual only alludes to the connections for the 45R which includes the ADSB traveling back into the GDUXXX, even though in all the drawings it says "Connext traffic/weather Data". None of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-11-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By Timberwolf
Garmin Transponder Hookup

Garmin does a phenomenal job of putting out schematics for all things experimental....except transponder interfaces. I figured that one out the hard way installing a GTX 345 in with a G3X system and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-10-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,478
Posted By Timberwolf
Second the above....waiting on a release...

Second the above....waiting on a release date....anyone?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,249
Posted By Timberwolf
I currently have a dukes but intend on replacing...

I currently have a dukes but intend on replacing it with an AFP when this unit dies. When I initially turn on the pump for a cold start, or a hot start sitting on a hot ramp you can hear it cavitate...
Forum: Southeast 08-09-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,447
Posted By Timberwolf
Weíll keep an eye on weather and hope itís cooled...

Weíll keep an eye on weather and hope itís cooled off enough by then. Not too bad of a flight for the Rebel to get over that way. As it gets closer Iíll send a PM if we intend on making it.

Hope to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-07-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,453
Posted By Timberwolf
The scary part of leaning on the ground like that...

The scary part of leaning on the ground like that is the time someone forgets they leaned, then taking off with now an overly lean condition. I lean all my planes, even FI, until they cough when...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-07-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,797
Posted By Timberwolf
Any chance on pricing for the angle valve covers?...

Any chance on pricing for the angle valve covers? Been watching closely but havenít heard anything on those for a while.
Forum: ADS-B 08-03-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,458
Posted By Timberwolf
Ed, I was lucky and my plane had another blade...

Ed,

I was lucky and my plane had another blade antenna previously used for a DME. I was able to hook my GDL 39 into that. Use what ya got!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,481
Posted By Timberwolf
This guy gets it! Just for the record we both...

This guy gets it!

Just for the record we both parked in GAC and had a wonderful experience. Met some great neighbors and had a few drinks. The line guys were nice enough to accommodate us so we...
Forum: ADS-B 08-02-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,458
Posted By Timberwolf
I just ordered my 35R to go along with my gG3X...

I just ordered my 35R to go along with my gG3X and GDL39. Cheapest way Iíve seen to get fully adsb compliant. The 45r would be nice to get weather and traffic on the 650, but that screen is already...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,893
Posted By Timberwolf
I think we're missing the mark here. This is...

I think we're missing the mark here. This is sponsored by the EAA, but is intended to bring all GA and beyond aircraft together so we can learn from each other. Not to be political here but people...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,481
Posted By Timberwolf
Sounds good, weíll plan on GAC and enjoy the...

Sounds good, weíll plan on GAC and enjoy the camaraderie over there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,481
Posted By Timberwolf
I think people are getting butthurt over...

I think people are getting butthurt over assumptions. Electrogunner if you read the first post, he has an experimental...the C180 just makes more sense for taking camping gear than a RV-4. The reason...
Forum: Traditional vs. Alternative Powerplants 07-07-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,668
Posted By Timberwolf
Haven't heard anything lately and frankly, the...

Haven't heard anything lately and frankly, the project looks like a wet dream. Do some research and I think you'll come to the conclusion that the claims of that aircraft just aren't attainable at...
Forum: Painting your RV 07-06-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By Timberwolf
I'm keeping a close watch on this thread as I...

I'm keeping a close watch on this thread as I plan on stripping my fuse to repaint. My wings are already bare so I'm half way there. There's some other cool methods out there such as lasers and...
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