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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-06-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By BobRv4
a20 for sale

Sold Hi I have a bose A20 with bluetooth, but single helicopter straight cord, so you would need an adapter. $625 includes shipping. thanks
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-01-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 427
Posted By BobRv4
SOLD Bose A20 with Bluetooth $625

Headset has been sold. Lowered price I noticed ear pads have wear so taking $50 off, new price $625 Helicopter cord, single plug Bose A20 with Bluetooth, first gen so you need to run hard wire to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By BobRv4
thanks

It's the fire guy saying the hangars were built under a code that doesn't allow storage. And the FAA rules don't apply to fire codes. But the hangars on the other side can store what they want. So...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By BobRv4
Glendale (GEU) Private hangar guys please help

If you have any information about the lawsuit the guys at Glendale won against the city for restricting their private hangar use please let me know. The city of Mesa is starting the same thing with...
Forum: Propellers 11-15-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By BobRv4
Balance

For weights
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-03-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,714
Posted By BobRv4
Pull a jug

I would think the cam is getting ate up. Pull a cyl and check cam.
Forum: ADS-B 02-12-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 27,540
Posted By BobRv4
Yes there is

A switch. You can wire a switch that let's you go anonymous or squawk your n number.
You can only be anonymous when squawking 1200. Any other code it will transmit your n number. The anonymous ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By BobRv4
Passed

I passed on the very first try, now just need to fix my registration issue to get rebate.
The GPS ant is under the cowl with a ten inch dia ground plane. The box is mounted on the inside firewall. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,290
Posted By BobRv4
thanks

ok, thanks will call next week. My MFR date is blank, that's causing the snag.
Just FYI I did contact the ADSB folks got an email back within an hour they extended my date till May, which I thought...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,290
Posted By BobRv4
ADSB Rebate and Registration

So I passed the flight test the very first try! All was well until I hit the
registration hick up. Seems my RV4 under "MFG DATE" says "NONE".
RED FLAG no rebate.
So anyone know the FAA form on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By BobRv4
firewall

The box is mounted against the inside of the firewall. The GPS ant is mounted under engine cowl.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By BobRv4
coax

Well, we "think" its fixed need to do the flight test in a few days.
What stop the error code was adding to the length of the RG400 coax (about 18" long) from the transponder to the GDL82. Replaced...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By BobRv4
E10

Best I can tell Ground Plane issue.
Did you use one of the recommended transponder antennas?
I'm using the single pole ones, going to try again then may order a new ant if it stills broke.
Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By BobRv4
Becker Transponder Garmin GDL-82

Has anyone installed a GDL-82 with a Becker Transponder ATC-4401-1-175?
Did it work for you?
Did you get error code (on the becker) E10?
How did you fix it thanks.
The transponder works fine, until...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By BobRv4
GDL-82 in RV4

Doing the install on a -82, in my -4. Has anyone installed the box on the inside of the firewall? Was going to install with a couple washer underneath box to provide an air gap for cooling. thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,638
Posted By BobRv4
prop

try repositioning the prop on the crank. Bring #1 cyl to TDC, the prop should be at about 1 o-clock. If the vibration goes away at zero thrust (in a decent) you may have different pitch on the...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 11-15-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,287
Posted By BobRv4
Rv4

Check your pm, may have also sent email.
Forum: RV-4 10-14-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By BobRv4
68/73

for the 150 I'd go lower pitch. If you are going to upgrade to 160hp (pistons)
go with pacesetter. The pacesetter most likely can be recarved to change pitch. No two props even by the same guy...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-05-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,315
Posted By BobRv4
maybe

I really don't think the hour difference would make a resale difference.
I think the real resale hit would be a conical vs dynafocal mount.
Robinson engine tbo is 2200 hours, but they run only about...
Forum: RV-4 07-05-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By BobRv4
You are welcome

No problem keep at it it's well worth it in the end!
Forum: RV-4 07-04-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By BobRv4
oops

I just remembered the forward, lower longerons that go to the lower engine mounts come pre-bent from Vans to fit flush with the outside skins.
So there is no notch in 407 from them. its been 33...
Forum: RV-4 07-03-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 914
Posted By BobRv4
407

the main top longeron goes over the top of the 407, there's depressions in the top bulkhead for them. The other longerons stop at the rear seat bulkhead.
The forward longeron that is angled to the...
Forum: COMM 06-23-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By BobRv4
radio

Can start with basic check of wiring. Check the antenna coax make sure the center conductor is not shorted to ground. Or can you run another coax to antenna just to try that? It might come down to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,463
Posted By BobRv4
Rh or lh

Look at mag dataplate see what direction it is RH or LH, make sure pin is in correct hole.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,702
Posted By BobRv4
Hand cleaner

The best non toxic stuff is "GOJO" Natural Orange PUMICE hand cleaner.
The stuff works great no sticky feeling on your hands when you are done.
Or find something with pumice in it, like old Lava hand...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-07-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 528
Posted By BobRv4
Fuel Servo Gasket

Looking for the gasket part number for the air filter side of the fuel servo.
Engine is IO360-A1B6. This is the gasket that goes between the fiberglass intake duct and the fuel servo. Any help...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-20-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,798
Posted By BobRv4
Gagarin737 check pm

sent some info on FFZ
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-07-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,203
Posted By BobRv4
check plugs

I would pull all the plugs and try and get a reading on whats going on.
Maybe post the pics to see if anyone can help.
Will probably tell you if you are over lean or too rich.
Next I'd check for...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 12-06-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,161
Posted By BobRv4
June 1986

My RV4 flew out of FFZ June 1986.
Forum: Propellers 11-10-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,751
Posted By BobRv4
prop balance

The Aces 1015 ProBalancer Sport says it gives you a solution to the balance.
I've used the Aces 2020 a bunch and the solution works very well. Usually 3-4 runs and you can "nail it". Run the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-04-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,523
Posted By BobRv4
Timing

The engine needs to be at 25 before TDC to time mags, assuming that's what the engine data tags says. Remove number one spark plug, turn over engine till it comes up to compression, you can carefully...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-25-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By BobRv4
Studs

Ive been there, was oil leaking out of the studs/nuts/holes in cover.
I think one or more studs goes thru the block, try removing them, goop up with sealant or gasket maker, then seal the...
Forum: Propellers 07-05-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,797
Posted By BobRv4
Prop

Hey Scott check your pms bob
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-23-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,128
Posted By BobRv4
I did

I replaced my top piano hinge only on my RV4. Came out like hammered dog poop. My plane is painted, thought I could do it without screwing up the paint HAHA. The gap between the metal and cowl is...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-15-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,602
Posted By BobRv4
Verde valley

I've done the Verde valley railroad, real nice fun trip.
Make sure you upgrade to first class.
Also had open air car to watch the world go by.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-15-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,602
Posted By BobRv4
Williams AZ

Williams (CMR) is on 66, nice small town, the train leaves there to go to the Grand Canyon, that's a fun ALL day trip. Or land at Valle (40G) and visit the museum, its Chino's auxiliary site. Swing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By BobRv4
Hangar space

Hey thanks, please check pms
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By BobRv4
Hangar around Johnstown, Co.

Any rv guys near FNL that have hangar space for 3-5 nights around the end of June?
My buddy lives in Johnstown so any airport close would work. I have a 4.
Please let me know,...
Forum: Midwest 05-14-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,249
Posted By BobRv4
Hangar space

Any rv guys near FNL that have hangar space for 3-5 nights around the end of June?
My buddy lives in Johnstown so any airport close would work. I have a 4.
Please let me know,...
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 05-11-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,964
Posted By BobRv4
r44

if the flight is in the R44 you can fly both. You need a bfr in the R44 to be legal per SFar. I also think you need a BFR in a R22 also just not sure on this one.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-09-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,363
Posted By BobRv4
Check pm

Hi please check your pms.
Forum: Fiberglass 11-19-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,372
Posted By BobRv4
Beat me to the punch

Just like he said!
Forum: Fiberglass 11-19-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,372
Posted By BobRv4
Glass

Try laying the glass at a 45 degree bias to the edge, this will help it lay down better. Or you can make it a split line to help removal. Lay a thin piece of aluminim along the edge lay over it,...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-19-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,775
Posted By BobRv4
Prop

Ok, please keep us updates after the balance.
I really don't understand what's going on, with that big of change due to clocking.
Good luck.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-12-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,775
Posted By BobRv4
Prop

Not sure 100% why the prop is clocked like that but it works for me.
Good luck let me know what happens.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-10-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,775
Posted By BobRv4
Prop

Get everything right before balance. Try and balance at cruise RPM, this is usually hard with a fixed pitch prop, since most won't Rev that high. Just try to use full throttle.
But to answer the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-10-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,775
Posted By BobRv4
Prop

You are very welcome.
If it's Mike L. at aces tell him Bob from Falcon has been talking with you.
He's very good at It!
The only way I know to check track is with it on the engine.
I think you could...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-09-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,775
Posted By BobRv4
Prop

Would I change the prop? Won't hurt, may not help, but for me it's a known starting point. I've balanced helicopters where I give up, take all weights off, zero everything start from scratch, and...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-09-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,775
Posted By BobRv4
Aces

I use the aces 2020 to balance props, with very good luck.
Always use the ring gear, since I don't want to to drill holes in the back plate, and good place to start a crack. I think you are fine with...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-07-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,775
Posted By BobRv4
Answers

1. Loosen all nuts, tighten the leading side to 20lbs, I torque mine to 35, so 20 is fine. Then tighten the other ones, try 17 on these see if that helps. If that doesn't help very thin gasket...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-07-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,775
Posted By BobRv4
Balance

Try getting the track closer before doing the dynamic balance.
You can bias the torque on the prop bolts to move the tips.
The dynamic balance will take care of span and cord balance, you can tell...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,696
Posted By BobRv4
Mags

The easy answer is the shower of sparks takes place of the impulse coupler so you don't need the impulse.
One of the mags needs to have two terminals, one is for the normal on/off switch, which is...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-17-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,735
Posted By BobRv4
Rocks and more rocks

Very rocky and rough, no fuel, no nothing.
Globe would be the closest, can walk across street to casino.
P13. Or best food and cheap fuel is payson, plus has camping sites next to runway. PAN. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,275
Posted By BobRv4
Paint

Paint wears off, washer don't.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,275
Posted By BobRv4
Balance

You would do it with washers on the prop hub bolts or drill into the backplate of the spinner, which I hate and won't do. It would be better just to do a dynamic prop balance, plus would get better...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By BobRv4
Hello Down Under

I will be visiting Brisbane during the last week of Nov, first of Dec.
Looking to meet the local RV guys and do some hangar flying, possibly sample some of the local beverages. I have a RV4, plus...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,037
Posted By BobRv4
hp

if you put in H series pistons about 165hp.
As told to me by local engine shop.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,319
Posted By BobRv4
Egress

Hi,
I've done some helicopter upside down egress training. If you don't have an good exit plan, you will fail. Blow the canopy, one less thing to worry about.
You should really read up on how to...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 07-29-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,171
Posted By BobRv4
hangar

A little far off, but maybe able to help out.
Keep in touch, I'll actually be in Sandpoint this thurs-sat picking up a hughes 269, flying up in a rv6a (if all goes to plan)
Send me an email at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,144
Posted By BobRv4
Switch

I think the best thing to do is disconnect all wires and test each part by itself.
I'd first test the switch. Assumes you have a impulse mag on the left side of the engine, left side as you are...
Forum: RV-4 02-06-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,318
Posted By BobRv4
Yes

That's it. You can bolt the pipe to a 4x4 to make it stronger. Just depends on the size of the material.
Forum: RV-4 01-31-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,318
Posted By BobRv4
roll metal roll

Most rollers have adjustments at both sides so you can do cones.
Make some cardboard templates, of the end profile, and just go slow.
I've done cowls before and its not hard at all.
The closer or...
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