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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-15-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By BCP Boys
I've had this one that Mani mentioned...

I've had this one that Mani mentioned https://www.amazon.com/SUPERNIGHT-Un...DBW9MGYPH7BKNJ for little over 5 years. Still worked perfectly. I used it at least once per month when I update for a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,448
Posted By BCP Boys
Very Cool

Looks nice. I'm very interested in learning more about this... mainly how the iPads hold up in extreme heat. I'm sure you have fans behind the panel, blowing on them but I know in the hot summer...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,127
Posted By BCP Boys
What Walt Asked

Thanks for asking this Walt. Curious myself.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-08-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,150
Posted By BCP Boys
Scary

Mark,
I'm so sorry this happened. I've had my prop for a few weeks now and been waiting for the right time to put it on and been following your progress as well. I hate that you are going through...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-08-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 44,162
Posted By BCP Boys
Nice Job

Glad you all are okay and you had a field to land in. Looks like you did a great job and didn't even tear up the vegetation! Great job. :D
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-01-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By BCP Boys
Doug, I would like to mimic Mark's suggestion. ...

Doug,
I would like to mimic Mark's suggestion. I did things a bit backwards, had a friend train me in a 310 that I purchased before getting my multi, then after about 30 hours I went to a school...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,122
Posted By BCP Boys
I've often wondered why we don't have a mass...

I've often wondered why we don't have a mass arrival :D That way they would just block out 1/2 of Saturday for RVs :eek::D:D:D:D:D
Forum: Propellers 06-23-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,880
Posted By BCP Boys
FYI

Not this prop but I did order an RV200 prop with a fairly custom paint (not to fancy) and it was dead on the date they promised. I find that they also read these forums and I believe they are trying...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-23-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By BCP Boys
Depending on your route, and if you want to fly...

Depending on your route, and if you want to fly East of Chicago then French Lick may be on your way but if decide to go West of Chicago you want want to stop at Dekalb which is just West of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,625
Posted By BCP Boys
Yes

Usually they do it while you wait at the Garmin tent or sometimes they ask that you drop it after and pick it up later in the day, but Yes, they do updates during OSH
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,076
Posted By BCP Boys
Yup, you had an extra good time last year :D.

Yup, you had an extra good time last year :D.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By BCP Boys
I'm not going to comment on how to register it as...

I'm not going to comment on how to register it as "yours" because I want it to be mine :-). Kidding aside, that's a really nice plane. Never even saw it hit the market. Must of been an insider deal...
Forum: Propellers 05-24-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,148
Posted By BCP Boys
Customer service

I've spoke to their Customer service several times before ordering and a few times while I was waiting. I will say that they nailed the delivery date. In my case I'm very pleased and will post a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-21-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By BCP Boys
Thank you

Thanks Mark. This is great help.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-20-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By BCP Boys
Still not sure

I still have some questions about all the parts that I need before I start. I found this AD...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,964
Posted By BCP Boys
I get depressed when I start reading this stuff. ...

I get depressed when I start reading this stuff. If you start thinking about all the "stuff" we buy for our planes it gets a bit depressing. I love my -7 and I keep investing in it. Not because I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-14-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By BCP Boys
Whirlwind Prop Installation Help on RV7

I've purchased a Whirlwind 200RV prop with the Jihostroj Governor - I'm looking for someone that may be able to help with Firewall Forward plans or possibly provide pictures of the firewall forward...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-13-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,284
Posted By BCP Boys
The only place that provided updates was the...

The only place that provided updates was the Yahoo forum but that stopped a couple of years ago. I still have a my EFIS 4th Gen that actually worked really well but I wanted to go IFR and get...
Forum: ADS-B 05-07-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By BCP Boys
Stein

I did the same on the GDL 39, not sure if it has the same connector but I called Stein and he provided me with the correct adapter to convert over to a BNC and then I ran RG400 (a bit expensive but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,602
Posted By BCP Boys
Not that the FAA is looking at this and i'm...

Not that the FAA is looking at this and i'm pretty sure my opinion doesn't matter a bit, but I agree with Walt 100%.

I was in that mess on Sunday because Saturday's weather kept me from getting...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-05-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,408
Posted By BCP Boys
looks beautiful. Great job. I know you said it...

looks beautiful. Great job. I know you said it really wasn't "your idea". You can always follow the Apple strategy... you don't have to come up with the idea, you just have to make that idea...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,379
Posted By BCP Boys
Wow that is a complete list. Just missing the...

Wow that is a complete list. Just missing the 43' Diesel pusher RV :-) -
Seriously though one item that I would have never thought about is what Dan H added, cut some plywood to put under your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,620
Posted By BCP Boys
That looks fantastic Otis. Great work sir.

That looks fantastic Otis. Great work sir.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,899
Posted By BCP Boys
As I was reading this, I literally starting...

As I was reading this, I literally starting cringing and shaking my head. So sorry this happened. Partnerships can ruin friendship for sure if the partner at fault does not completely take FULL...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,349
Posted By BCP Boys
Welcome

Steve,
Welcome to the RV family. Like others, I watched your video when you visited the mothership and saw your RV Grin :D. The difference between a normal smile and an RV Grin is that the RV Grin...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-08-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,699
Posted By BCP Boys
Wow!

I am so jealous. This is definitely a trip that I must do.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,646
Posted By BCP Boys
A little more drift but just confirming that even...

A little more drift but just confirming that even professionals don't know what they are doing... At Sun-N-Fun this year on Sunday, the NOAA WP-3D Storm chaser was holding short of RWY 9 but instead...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By BCP Boys
Thank you

Doug,
I can say that without a doubt, this site was the main reason I decided to get in to the RV world. I think this is true for many people that frequent this site. Not only has a been a wealth...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-30-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,507
Posted By BCP Boys
Most likely they are on their way down to set up...

Most likely they are on their way down to set up for SNF. That a lot of work and I would give them a break:-)
Forum: ADS-B 03-24-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By BCP Boys
Why not just buy from someone that supports this...

Why not just buy from someone that supports this site? You may not get the absolute best price but you will certainly get way better support from folks like SteinAir, Walt, Etc. that are on this...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-14-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,191
Posted By BCP Boys
2 batteries ++

Some already had 2 batteries (like myself) and use Odyssey 680s and also a the IBBS battery and a backup batt for the G5. The IBBS is solely for the G3X system. It's small, compact and designed for...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-12-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,839
Posted By BCP Boys
Congrats

Welcome to a never ending excitement of RV ownership and fellowship. I transitioned from the twin Cessna World 5 years ago and can tell you that not only do I not miss the certified world, but Iím...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-12-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,327
Posted By BCP Boys
Keyed OFF/ON L/R

I've had a keyed switch in the -7 and kept it that way after the panel upgrade. I thought about going to a push button but that would have required 2 more switches for the Mags and possibly another...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-11-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By BCP Boys
Which camera

Brian, which camera are you using that connects to the G3X? I'm assuming you can't record, just view. Looks like it does pretty darn good for night vision.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,342
Posted By BCP Boys
Congrats to the ForeFlight founders

Good for the founders. Unfortunately they wonít have any say so on what happens to that great product and it will die.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,645
Posted By BCP Boys
Nice!

Congrats Ron.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By BCP Boys
Thanks for the input. I've already put both of...

Thanks for the input. I've already put both of my GoPro up for sale and planning on using the Virb with my 245 Audio panel.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By BCP Boys
I have a few GoPros but I think I'm going to get...

I have a few GoPros but I think I'm going to get a Virb since I have a Garmin Audio panel and sell my GoPro.
Forum: Safety 02-23-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,782
Posted By BCP Boys
Mark, I don't know the exact model and I don't...

Mark, I don't know the exact model and I don't think it had BMS. Again, for those reading this post, I'm NOT saying don't buy one brand over another. I'm simply saying that when you put your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By BCP Boys
Cockpit Recording Help

For those that record sound for your videos, can you help explain 2 things :
1- What device do you use to record the sound that you hear in your headset? iPhone, mini recorder, the camera? )
2- For...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,870
Posted By BCP Boys
Dang, someone is grumpy :mad: As we say down...

Dang, someone is grumpy :mad: As we say down here in Coca-Cola country, Have a Coke and Smile :D - I thought I was about to read another enlightening post about the aircraft insurance market and...
Forum: Safety 02-23-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,782
Posted By BCP Boys
Don't put your battery in the cockpit side of Firewall

I've been trying to keep my nose out of this for 3 years now and haven't said much about it, certainly never posted about it. I'm still not going to bad mouth any company or their products. I'm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,940
Posted By BCP Boys
2 batts

When I purchased my RV-7 one of the first things I noticed was that the previous owner did a fantastic job putting in 2 batteries on 2 separate BUS. 2 batteries don't always need to be for IFR. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,169
Posted By BCP Boys
Prayers

Prayers going out to both for their speedy recovery.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,407
Posted By BCP Boys
Congrats again Vic. Weather was just not great...

Congrats again Vic. Weather was just not great in the morning so we'll have to wait until next time but I have already referred someone that is looking to get in to the RV world and told him to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-17-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,979
Posted By BCP Boys
Nice job Brian.

Nice job Brian.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By BCP Boys
I'm not 100% sure this is acceptable to you but...

I'm not 100% sure this is acceptable to you but use Google Maps or Earth, put in your lat/long info. Look to see where that put it, then take your 796, scroll around to point using dead reckoning,...
Forum: COMM 02-15-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By BCP Boys
I have a mix of a bit older Garmin/Apollo and...

I have a mix of a bit older Garmin/Apollo and newer (GTN 650, SL30) with the G3X touch and I have to say I can't remember the last time I tuned a com or nav with either one. I'm either around my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,271
Posted By BCP Boys
I know you didn't ask this question but Bobby...

I know you didn't ask this question but Bobby brought it up ;) The 660 is hands down the best portable GPS I've ever used and i've had them since the GPS 76 model....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-12-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,060
Posted By BCP Boys
This is one of those topics that is similar to...

This is one of those topics that is similar to politics or religion. You are never going to get the "right" answer because people express their experiences and their beliefs based on those...
Forum: Tools 02-10-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By BCP Boys
Great tool

Used it about 2 hours ago...itís one of the best. :D
Forum: ADS-B 02-06-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By BCP Boys
Oly, I remote mounted my GDL39 and love it. I...

Oly,
I remote mounted my GDL39 and love it. I took the stubby antenna off, ordered one of these connectors (https://www.steinair.com/product/bnc-to-sma-adapter/)from Stein which converts the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-05-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,504
Posted By BCP Boys
The 245 is just an awesome Audio panel for the...

The 245 is just an awesome Audio panel for the money.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-05-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 528
Posted By BCP Boys
I'm not sure if what I did was correct but I...

I'm not sure if what I did was correct but I setup my V Speeds based on my old gauges as a reference point. Then I went out with a chart with all my speeds and flew them taking notes. If any were...
Forum: Autopilots 02-04-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,222
Posted By BCP Boys
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=167951

Also, one thing they don't mention is the 507 has TRK button, the 307 does not. Also, someone said something about the VNAV button,...
Forum: Reviews 02-04-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,419
Posted By BCP Boys
First time i've hear negative feedback on the...

First time i've hear negative feedback on the Dessers. I bought mine 3 years and they are not even 1/2 worn yet. I would say its more like 1/4 worn. I love them for the price.
Forum: Propellers 02-04-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,724
Posted By BCP Boys
Thanks for the update. Glad they are owning the...

Thanks for the update. Glad they are owning the responsibility and giving you a new prop and even happier that it all ended up well.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-03-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By BCP Boys
DynaVibe Prop Balancer Rental

I've heard of folks renting the balancer for 5 to 7 days in other forums but haven't heard of anyone here doing this. Is there anyone that does this on VAF?

If not, I'm thinking about buying the...
Forum: Propellers 02-01-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,219
Posted By BCP Boys
Sharing/Renting in and around the Southeast

I was thinking about buying one of the Dynavibe balancers and spread the word for some sort of loaner program in the southeast or inexpensive rental to help pay for it. I feel that prop balancing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,055
Posted By BCP Boys
Love the new site. I've been saying that i will...

Love the new site. I've been saying that i will buy a kit and become an RV builder, not just a flyer, in a few years when the kids are out of college and I have some more time at home (closer to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,164
Posted By BCP Boys
Ed, thanks for posting this. I've been thinking...

Ed, thanks for posting this. I've been thinking about enabling ESP feature and it's good to know that it works as it was intended, the pilot just has to recognize that.
In the 20 years of that I've...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-31-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,642
Posted By BCP Boys
Bill, although we've never met, Welcome Back :D. ...

Bill, although we've never met, Welcome Back :D. I'm particular to the picture that you have on your profile because I have it engrained in my brain as I have flown countless hours looking at that...
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