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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By olyolson
RV-4 Vents

Jordie,

I am out of town for about a week but I think I have some in the hangar. No guarantees cause I haven’t looked at them in a while and don’t know how many I have or what kind of condition they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By olyolson
RV-4 wheelpant bolts

Oops guess I should have clarified. Mine are the two piece pressure recovery wheelpants. The bolt is the outside one that goes through the bracket and attaches the wheelpant bracket to the threaded...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By olyolson
RV-4 Wheelpant Bolt

My RV-4 wheelpants are mounted to the wheels with undrilled bolts. Even though I have lock washers on them, these I understand are supposed to be drilled bolts safety wired to the wheel pant bracket....
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-20-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By olyolson
WTB- RP4 Color LED Trim indicator

Anyone have the newer RP4 Color LED Trim indicator not being used. If so, please contact me- looking for two like this:
http://i63.tinypic.com/2jd1jkp.jpg
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-20-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By olyolson
Trim indicator

Oops- my mistake, looking for the RP4 color LED trim indicator
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-20-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By olyolson
QT Halo

Christopher,

If these are in great shape, includes everything that came as purchased, it's the newer one with the Aux in and you accept PayPal I'll take them. Please PM me you PayPal account info...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-20-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By olyolson
RP3 Indicator

Looks like I wasn't quick enough to get Bob's. Still looking for another one. Thanks Kurt, PayPal on the way.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-19-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By olyolson
RP3

I need two of these, Kurt I'll take the one you have- PM me for payment info. Anyone else have another?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By olyolson
EarthX

Kathy,

Outstanding news and a pre congratulations indeed! I have the ETX 900 and have been nothing but pleased with the battery. It stays charged all the time in the hangar and I have never had my...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-17-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By olyolson
Audio cable

Bill,

Contact Pilot Communications USA and talk to a guy named Par Akradi. You can e-mail him directly at info@pilot-usa.com. You can also visit his website below for more...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-17-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By olyolson
VIRB 360

I use the Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 to take inflight video and am able to use a patch cord from Pilot Communications to plug into the aircraft audio and power from a portable usb battery simultaneously....
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-15-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By olyolson
Stick grips

Sent you a PM, I’m interested in both of them if they are in good shape.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-13-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,905
Posted By olyolson
Electronic ignition

Wow thanks for the great replies guys. Thinking about putting something on one side of a new Angle valve IO-360. I hesitant to say this but the Emag seems to be the easiest to install but having only...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-13-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,905
Posted By olyolson
Electronic ignition

Lots of products to choose from- SDS, Electroair, Lightspeed, Lasar, Plasma, Emag and probably lots more I haven't heard of. Been using mags forever and they seem to work just fine. Granted they...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-09-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By olyolson
AFS 5500

Going along with one one my other posts in the classified, anyone have an AFS 5500 not being used?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-09-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By olyolson
Looking

Thanks dmat but looking for something that will fly coupled approaches. Something like the Dynon AP control panel and the Dynon servos
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-09-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By olyolson
Autopilot & ADSB-looking

Anyone done a panel upgrade recently and have a leftover autopilot & ADSB out that will play nice with a 420W and an AFS 5500? Probably a Dynon system would work best but Iím open to suggestions.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-09-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By olyolson
Jackpoints

I put a set of Jackpoints on the pressure recovery wheel pants of my RV-4 and they fit just fine with no modifications
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-09-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By olyolson
Stick grip

I’ll take it if Wayne doesn’t. Wayne, you don’t really want to put a military grip in an RV-10 do you? It really belongs in a 4/8......
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By olyolson
Congrats

Nice job, love the paint scheme
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-25-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,444
Posted By olyolson
RV-4

Dan,

PM & e-mail sent
Forum: California 06-22-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,652
Posted By olyolson
RV-7A

Jim,

I think you know the answer to this riddle. "If Mama ain't happy, ain't nobody happy". Yes tail wheel flying is challenging and fun but if your wife is uncomfortable and wants a nose wheel then...
Forum: Safety 06-06-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By olyolson
50 gallons of AVGAS

Amir,

Please solve the mystery, where did the 50 gallons go? If someone did the "five finger discount" did you ever figure out who stole it and how they got in your hangar?
Forum: Safety 06-06-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,417
Posted By olyolson
Preflight

I agree with both Axel and David. Let's not jump the gun and criticize unless we know all the facts but if someone wants to act like an idiot who am I to stop them, "whatever melts your butter".......
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,285
Posted By olyolson
Video camera

My two cents:

I've used the Go Pro up to the Hero 3 model and agree with comments about the battery life. It really does eat batteries and a full charge usually lasted me only one flight of 30-45...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,068
Posted By olyolson
Clarity Aloft vs QT Halo

I have an AKG AV100 ANR headset that I really like. Iíve been considering one of the really lightweight headsets. Since my music is hard wired into the GTR 200, these lighter headset versions should...
Forum: GPS 05-29-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,278
Posted By olyolson
Aera 660 Screenshots

Is there a way to have the photo screenshot enabled all the time with the micro SD card installed? I keep having to go into the setup pages and enable it every time I power up the 660.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,129
Posted By olyolson
RV-4 Ferry pilot

You might want to contact the Bulldog RV Formation guys, they are in the Little Rock area.
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-21-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,021
Posted By olyolson
Starter

I have an AEIO-360 & C/S on my -4 and had a Skytec lightweight 149 on it. After 3 starters barely cranking and frying themselves I switched to a 149NL high torque starter with no issues since. No...
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-08-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,144
Posted By olyolson
Turbine

Terry,

Great concept and exciting for the homebuilt market for sure. BUT- they have a contract with the military so I don't think us homebuilt guys are gonna have the deep pockets the government...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-24-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,310
Posted By olyolson
Avio LEDs

Looks promising at $330 a pair (+$50 shipping), donít know if US residents pay VAT as well. Even so, thatís less than half the price of the Whelen Orion 600 Iíve been considering for an upgrade for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,548
Posted By olyolson
LED Hangar lights

I picked up some LED lights from Sam’s Club for the hangar and have been very happy with them. No noise, bright light, easy to install and you can link them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,955
Posted By olyolson
Brake reservoir Cap

Firewall for all the reasons in above posts. When servicing I don't think you'd want to clean up any spills in the cockpit. As previously stated, firewall is easier to wipe down. The reservoir cap as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By olyolson
GT-50 Flight Data Systems

- If anyone is using a GT-50, how do you like it?

- Is the case threaded for screws or does it require separate mounting hardware?

- If you’re not using yours let me know, thinking about installing...
Forum: RV-4 02-23-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By olyolson
RV-4 Rollbar

I checked out the Showplanes website but I’m out of town this weekend so I can’t measure my rollbar to compare. Just looking at the picture it looks like I could cut my rollbar off just above the...
Forum: RV-4 02-22-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,062
Posted By olyolson
RV-4 Rollbar

My Rollbar is getting a bit chipped so I decided to take it off and repaint it. Then I thought, what the heck why don't I have it powdercoated. Then I remembered seeing some guys with a really nice...
Forum: Autopilots 02-12-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,081
Posted By olyolson
G5 & Trio

Andy,

You will like the G5 setup and you can even get a single or dual flush mount to make the panel look really nice. I have a magnetometer for my single G5 (with backup battery) and have ditched...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By olyolson
Oil

My engine is similar, anything over 6 on the dipstick just dumps out. So I just check that I have no more than 6 and never have any oil on the belly.
Forum: RV-10 02-01-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,998
Posted By olyolson
Oil filter drain tool

I know it's a little thread drift but since it's already sidetracked- I saw an oil filter drain tool on Acft Spruce, anybody ever used this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,982
Posted By olyolson
Cracks

Also hit the wrong button. Sikalex, no cracks
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-16-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,898
Posted By olyolson
Cargo pods

There is a company I saw on the web that makes them for ultralights. They are mounted backwards from the way we would mount them on an RV (up vs down). You could probably contact the company to make...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-13-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,715
Posted By olyolson
Engine heater

I have an engine heater I turn on with the identical Switchbox discussed above. I got it used here on the Forum for $200. Yes you have to get a T-mobile account but it only costs $3/mo to use it....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-09-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,133
Posted By olyolson
Nicely said Snowflake and JonJay

Nicely said Snowflake and JonJay
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,355
Posted By olyolson
G5

Hi Doug,

Ref your post above, I too started with a steam gauge panel with all round instruments. I liked the look but eventually eliminated all the vacuum stuff saving some considerable weight....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,355
Posted By olyolson
G5

You know they fit in a standard 3 1/8" instrument hole right?
Forum: COMM 12-30-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By olyolson
Headset

Larry,

Get the gel seal ear ups and do yourself a favor and install the LEMO plugs in the airplane. I have LEMO plugs in the front and back and don't have to worry about batteries anymore. Granted I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By olyolson
GMU 11 Magnetometer

I have a G5 with a backup battery that derives it's heading info from the gps. I'd rather have magnetic heading in the G5 so looking into installing a GMU 11 and ditching the whiskey compass.

- Will...
Forum: RV-4 12-14-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By olyolson
RV-4 Jack point kit

I e-mailed the company and they have not made a set for the RV-4. They evidently do not have access to an RV-4 in their area. Any RV-4 drivers near them might want to contact the company so they can...
Forum: RV-4 12-09-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 177,067
Posted By olyolson
Panel picture RV-4

Latest and hopefully almost final version of my RV-4 panel. Now complete with a flight verified Garmin GTX-335 ADSB-out transponder. Since I have a GMU-11 magnetometer feeding my Garmin G5 (with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By olyolson
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

Good info,
- any particular models/versions to look for?
- do all S2s have a built in GPS?
- all can recharge to a USB port?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By olyolson
Ipad/Android?

I know this question has surfaced before but technology changes rapidly and hard to keep up sometimes. Looking for latest & greatest idea for a GPS backup.

Currently use an IPhone 6 and/or an IPad...
Forum: ADS-B 11-21-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 17,538
Posted By olyolson
ADSB

I think you guys are missing my point, I was being a bit sarcastic (in a fun way of course). I don’t plan on running around with my transponder off. I’m just saying for the benefit of all the...
Forum: ADS-B 11-21-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 17,538
Posted By olyolson
ADSB

Recently finished the installation of a Garmin GTX 335 in my RV. I had an old Collins TDR-950 that although working well was older technology with mechanical knobs and gears and of course...
Forum: ADS-B 11-16-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,778
Posted By olyolson
ADSB-out

For those prices you might as well get a whole new ADSB transponder.
Forum: COMM 11-16-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,961
Posted By olyolson
Frequency

Straight from the Airmanís Information Manual:

http://i68.tinypic.com/aev8so.jpg
Forum: ADS-B 11-14-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,156
Posted By olyolson
GTX-335

I just installed a GTX-335 but never heard of the wizard. I registered the transponder but never received info about any wizard. I configured it on the front face with install manual open (post...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-14-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,855
Posted By olyolson
RV-4 refurb

Bruce,

If you're going to put on a new canopy are you considering just using sikaflex and no rivets? Mine had a riveted canopy when I got it and yes you guessed it- had small cracks at several...
Forum: COMM 11-07-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By olyolson
GTR 200 volume

Steve,

Great idea, hadnít thought of that. Iíll just leave the radio on from now on and let it shut off with the avionics master.

Thanks
Forum: COMM 11-07-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By olyolson
GTR 200

I have a GTR 200 in my RV-4, I. Usually end up setting it about 60% volume.

What I haven't figured out is how to make this the default power on setting. Each time I power up the radio it comes on at...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-02-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,291
Posted By olyolson
List of items

Kahuna- what maintenance items do carry?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By olyolson
GTX-335 GPS antenna

Good point Bob but I was trying to save myself some work by not running the antenna all the way back to mount it on top of the fuselage behind the back seat. The other option I had was to mount it on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By olyolson
GTX-335 Antenna

The only place available was in the engine compartment. I decided to go ahead and make another gps bracket and separate it from the existing gps antenna I use for the G5. I had to mount it on the...
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