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Forum: RV-12 09-02-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,361
Posted By TJCF16
Well I am not sure, I posted video links from...

Well I am not sure, I posted video links from the news and info that I had on the RV-12 Incident. In no way was I trying to speculate what happened. However: my post was taken down. I will say...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By TJCF16
Thx for the info. I have cancelled my trip due...

Thx for the info. I have cancelled my trip due to weather:mad:
Forum: Florida (South) 08-28-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By TJCF16
I go to PMP very nice there and they have hangars...

I go to PMP very nice there and they have hangars that are reasonable.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By TJCF16
N21 (Top sail North Carolina)

Has anyone flown into N21 (Holly Ridge/Topsail island) in North Carolina? It is a grass strip and says it is in good condition. I need to pick someone up later this week.
Forum: Safety 08-21-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,805
Posted By TJCF16
One would have to wonder what if he landed the...

One would have to wonder what if he landed the plane on asphalt or concrete runway? I don't think it would have flipped. Also why would you not shut the engine off and try to horizontal the prop...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-07-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,745
Posted By TJCF16
Lew does fantastic work!!

Lew does fantastic work!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By TJCF16
Recommendations for KLZU Gwinnett County

I am flying over to KLZU tomorrow and I will need fuel and tie down for the night. Any suggestions on which FBO to use?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 751
Posted By TJCF16
Antisplat Cowling Door question

Does anyone have a photo of exactly where they installed the door at on the cowling? I laid it up next to the cowling, not sure where to put it. The cowling seems to be more curved and the door...
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,695
Posted By TJCF16
I just sent them my deposit for Aviator seats! ...

I just sent them my deposit for Aviator seats! Hope they beat the 12 week lead time though!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By TJCF16
Super Slider tracks & Almost RV-14 Mod

I installed the Super Slider Tracks from Flyboy accessories about a year ago. They are fabulous modification. I was wondering if I wanted to install the "almost an RV-14 mod" from Anti Splat Aero...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By TJCF16
Ok so you need to hook up the interlock circuit. ...

Ok so you need to hook up the interlock circuit. Look and see if there is a interlock circuit coming out of the GTN and the com. On the GTN 200 it is pin 4 and 5. One is an output and one is a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,446
Posted By TJCF16
Tell her Happy Birthday! Great looking family! ...

Tell her Happy Birthday! Great looking family! You need 3 more!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-07-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,136
Posted By TJCF16
I have the G5 in my panel along with the G3X...

I have the G5 in my panel along with the G3X touch system and I have been in very rough turbulence and it has never acted stupid! The only thing that's weird with it is you can't adjust the lubber...
Forum: RV-10 05-07-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,286
Posted By TJCF16
I installed it on my leading edge of my wing,...

I installed it on my leading edge of my wing, about to the end of the fuel tank. I also installed it on the leading edges of the landing gear struts. This helps drastically with any paint chips...
Forum: RV-10 05-05-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By TJCF16
Fixed

Found the splice under the pilots seat had cold solder joints. I replaced them with Raycem crimp splices. I do not recommend using solder splices unless you have the proper heat gun. I have a HT900...
Forum: RV-10 05-04-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 827
Posted By TJCF16
OAT probe

So I have been chasing a OAT problem with my new panel for the last 3 days. It seems you are correct that the Probe only comes with 10 Ft of cable. Stein connects the end to the plug that connects...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By TJCF16
THX

Thanks Vlad!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By TJCF16
PM messages

I am not the most computer savvy but that sure seems like a strange way to do things. Who would have ever thought the sent folder would need to be empty? Go figure
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By TJCF16
Website Private Messages

Not sure whats going on but I have 5 messages and the website is saying I am 94% full. It says I have 44 messages stored but not sure what that means.!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-19-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,504
Posted By TJCF16
I had problem with my sky tech starter staying...

I had problem with my sky tech starter staying engaged for about 2 to 3 seconds after releasing the start switch. I removed the jumper wire on starter and ran a wire back to the L terminal on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,393
Posted By TJCF16
Steve I just had a complete Garmin panel...

Steve
I just had a complete Garmin panel installed in my plane by Jesse Saint. That included a complete auto pilot system with 2 GSA28 servos. Will there be a recall or any notification of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 757
Posted By TJCF16
Jesse has a great team and is very dedicated to...

Jesse has a great team and is very dedicated to the customer! Can't say enough!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,151
Posted By TJCF16
PilotjohnS and Slice Slice is correct I got the...

PilotjohnS and Slice
Slice is correct I got the 625 bundle price. If I would have got the 650 you get a com and a nav. But that would have costed me $2500 more than the 625 plus the 200.
Tim
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,151
Posted By TJCF16
Jesse you are so funny! Poor man's Cirrus!

Jesse you are so funny! Poor man's Cirrus!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,151
Posted By TJCF16
New Panel N626TC

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New panel

Well this is another fantastic panel from Saint Aviation. These guys did a great job! I went down 3 days before they...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-17-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,145
Posted By TJCF16
One thing I have do on my annual condition...

One thing I have do on my annual condition inspection is change the nose gear bolt,washer and nut. I will do it every year. I also pull the nose gear out and inspect for cracks etc. This gives me a...
Forum: Florida (South) 03-13-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,975
Posted By TJCF16
Lenny # Anthony How hard is it to fly the coast...

Lenny # Anthony
How hard is it to fly the coast from St Augustine to Miami? does your airport have any over night hanger parking? going to be there for a week the first of April.
Forum: Florida (South) 03-12-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,975
Posted By TJCF16
I think KPMP is class D airspace just outside Ft...

I think KPMP is class D airspace just outside Ft Lauderdale class C. Arriving from the west makes the most sense to me!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,369
Posted By TJCF16
Panel Upgrade at Saint Aviation

Yesterday I dropped my RV9A off at Saint Aviation for a panel upgrade. Very hospitable people down there. Jessie loaned me his car so I could have lunch with family. Then they flew us to Sanford...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By TJCF16
I will give them a call THX

I will give them a call THX
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By TJCF16
Hanger space in south eastern FL

To all my VAF friends, can anyone suggest or does anyone have hanger space that I could use from April 8th thru the 16th at Palm Beach (PBI), Boca Raton(BCT), Pompano Beach(PMP),Ft Lauderdale exec...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,043
Posted By TJCF16
I have an oil cooler shutter that I took off my...

I have an oil cooler shutter that I took off my RV9A. It has all attaching hardware and cable. Would be willing to part with it.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-04-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 981
Posted By TJCF16
The I post should only have power when you turn...

The I post should only have power when you turn the key to start. It should drop power when key is in any position but start.
Forum: Safety 02-04-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,426
Posted By TJCF16
Bill, that is why I installed 2 AIM 9s. And a...

Bill, that is why I installed 2 AIM 9s. And a centerline 20 mm. On my RV 9A. If I can't catch-em I can shoot em! Next will be chaff and flare. Oh'. Just finished up with the ECM mods. I think I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By TJCF16
I am not the builder. And it is wired with the...

I am not the builder. And it is wired with the jumper wire. There is no second wire. I guess I will install one? I wonder why you couldn't use a diode on the jumper wire? That would stop any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By TJCF16
Starter Question

When I start my engine and it fires off and i let off the start key. The starter seems to stay engaged for about 2 seconds or so then disengages. I replaced the starter with a new one and it does...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-08-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,359
Posted By TJCF16
I have a TPMS for sale if anyone wants it. IMHO...

I have a TPMS for sale if anyone wants it. IMHO it sucks. Very hard to remove to put air in tires. Not sure what you gain with it anyway.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-03-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,374
Posted By TJCF16
I just finished replacing my carb heat door, ...

I just finished replacing my carb heat door, Vans sells a kit which you get the hinge, metal for door, lever and rivets. You do not get the wire nut which you will also need because I am sure yours...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By TJCF16
I figured so, I orderd some high temp tubing to...

I figured so, I orderd some high temp tubing to cover the baffle rod and some for the drain tube.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By TJCF16
Oid Drain back tubes

During my annual inspection I found the rods that attach the front and rear cooling baffles chaffing on the bottom side of the cylinder head drain tube on the #4 tube. (it had worn all the way thru...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,066
Posted By TJCF16
Ya drilling the rivets was a piece of cake. ...

Ya drilling the rivets was a piece of cake. However: you still have to drill out the nut plates that hold the center panel down. I reinstalled them on the rib not thru the floor skin and the rib. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,066
Posted By TJCF16
Smile Thanks Finally figured it out! Tim Crouch

Thanks Finally figured it out!
Tim Crouch
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,066
Posted By TJCF16
How the heck did where you able to post them?

How the heck did where you able to post them?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,066
Posted By TJCF16
Does anyone use flicker? I am having a hard time...

Does anyone use flicker? I am having a hard time embedding a photo! I click on share then embed I copy that paste but it does not work! Hmmm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,066
Posted By TJCF16
Beefed up steps

I am trying to post my first photos. I hope this works. They are pictures of the new beefed up steps from Vans.


https://c3.staticflickr.com/6/5612/30883811050_5e2454bf95_c.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,894
Posted By TJCF16
I imported my RV-9A in March of this year and it...

I imported my RV-9A in March of this year and it was quite simple. As the DAR said in above post you need to be able to prove that over 50% was built by the individual. I had the inspection sheets...
Forum: Safety 11-04-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,452
Posted By TJCF16
I worked fo a small commuter airline in the mid...

I worked fo a small commuter airline in the mid eighties (Britt Airways) I was a young mechanic. We had a Metroliner broke down and I went to fix it. A young captain went with us to ferry the plane...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,082
Posted By TJCF16
Pre heaters

What kind of preheaters are members using? Any suggestion?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2016, 03:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,688
Posted By TJCF16
I have an RV 9A

I have an RV 9A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,688
Posted By TJCF16
New step and Vans beefed them up!!!

I just received my new pilot side step from Vans today and they have beefed them up!!! About time!! I would attach pic, but it is such a pain in the *** to do it and I can't figure out Flicker!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By TJCF16
Not sure! Built in 2006. can't see any...

Not sure! Built in 2006. can't see any markings. The only thing that I know is the brake disc is Parker/Cleveland because it is marked.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By TJCF16
That helps. I did find the torque on the nose...

That helps. I did find the torque on the nose wheel halves in the Vans construction manual and they get torqued to 50 - 70 inch lbs. I still would like to know the actual part numbers. thx
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By TJCF16
Wheels and Breaks

I am replacing the tires and break pads on My RV9A. Does any one know the part # of the wheel assy and the break caliper? I need them to find the torque values for the wheel halves and the caliper...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By TJCF16
Gil, You don't want to land at GSP they have very...

Gil,
You don't want to land at GSP they have very limited overnight space and is expensive. I highly recommend GMU. It is close to our downtown area and is much more GA friendly. Call Greenville...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,573
Posted By TJCF16
Dave Thanks i will try it Saturday Am. I am...

Dave
Thanks i will try it Saturday Am. I am very curious to tryout your troubleshooting idea. I am also going to check and see if cycles between LEDs as i believe this will alert of possible mag...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,573
Posted By TJCF16
Ok, in my haste to post and several background...

Ok, in my haste to post and several background distractions my description has alot to be desired. I have 400 hrs in high performance c/s proped planes. So i will try and explain this again.
...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,573
Posted By TJCF16
RPM Problem

I have an RV-9A with a O-320 and a C/S prop in it. I was flying at 10,500 ft and started a decent. I pulled the throttle back but the Digital RPM gauge showed the rpms at redline. The engine was...
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