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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-06-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Walt
I have a used Positech 2004B if you want it, $150...

I have a used Positech 2004B if you want it, $150 plus shipping or come pick up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By Walt
I like 'weatherspork', not free but it has some...

I like 'weatherspork', not free but it has some really nice flight planning tools.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 600
Posted By Walt
Does the xpdr display altitude data when the mode...

Does the xpdr display altitude data when the mode c is inop?
I assume it is losing that data from the dynon/wiring as I've never seen one display altitude but not transmit the data.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-25-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By Walt
Lock both directions for the stuff I don't want...

Lock both directions for the stuff I don't want to inadvertently turn on or off.
One way locks are to easy to bump on by...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-24-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 35,918
Posted By Walt
If you over prime fuel will run down into the...

If you over prime fuel will run down into the airbox so it needs a place to drain. Normally a #30 hole is what I use, not enough air thru that size to make a difference.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-24-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 35,918
Posted By Walt
Excess fuel drain.

Excess fuel drain.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-24-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Walt
I used to have the G5 on top and the CGR on the...

I used to have the G5 on top and the CGR on the bottom but found I was looking more at the CGR for eng info than the G5 so I swapped them.
Full size 10"...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-24-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,393
Posted By Walt
Personally I don't see what useful function the...

Personally I don't see what useful function the 'clearance' bus provides, even during a quick-turn I don't have any problem getting the ATIS and a clearance with the engine running.

I don't like...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-22-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By Walt
The Beringer comes with it own solid axle and...

The Beringer comes with it own solid axle and spacer, remove the old wheel and bolt on the new one, everything you need comes with it. And yes it has sealed roller bearings.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-22-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By Walt
I personally recommend the Beringer, very high...

I personally recommend the Beringer, very high quality wheel and uses the Desser 8 ply AeroClassic tire and is TUBELESS.
The Beringer tire is easy to change by the average mechanic/owner.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-18-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By Walt
The dynon outputs serial info via a 232 line (no...

The dynon outputs serial info via a 232 line (no "encoder'), failures of 232 outputs are rare so I'd be more inclined to make sure the wiring is good. Of course there is also the possibility they...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-17-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By Walt
The last kit I ordered was a few months ago and...

The last kit I ordered was a few months ago and it still had the direct screw into the head style threaded bayonet, sounds like they must have recently changed to the adapter style probe
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-17-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By Walt
The Garmin is bayonet style probe (Alcor) which...

The Garmin is bayonet style probe (Alcor) which screws into the head.
Forum: RV-14 06-16-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,441
Posted By Walt
Maybe I don't have a clue here but if you have to...

Maybe I don't have a clue here but if you have to lower tire pressure to get a good landing somethings wrong.

I've heard customers say before that after I aired up their tires they can't land, I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-16-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,172
Posted By Walt
That may or may not work when the reg output is...

That may or may not work when the reg output is connected to a high impedance input, I know the output generally will not work when connected to an LED in place of a std bulb.

With the stby output...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-16-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,356
Posted By Walt
United States Nav Data for my 650, not a bundle...

United States Nav Data for my 650, not a bundle and none of the other 'stuff', everything else is on the G3X for $149/yr
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-15-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,172
Posted By Walt
I'm pretty sure that is not the case with a PM...

I'm pretty sure that is not the case with a PM generator (or any generator for that matter), as the load increase the torque required to turn the generator will also increase.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-15-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,542
Posted By Walt
23ES serial data is from the GSU25, GDL serial is...

23ES serial data is from the GSU25, GDL serial is from the display.

You may want to verify software level in the 23ES.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 335
Posted By Walt
Or better yet just install a B&C backup on the...

Or better yet just install a B&C backup on the vacuum pad and then you don't have to worry about it.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-15-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,356
Posted By Walt
Garmin Nav data is $299 year, not that expensive...

Garmin Nav data is $299 year, not that expensive IMO considering everything.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-15-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,542
Posted By Walt
I have the 23ES with GDL50R, updated and flew...

I have the 23ES with GDL50R, updated and flew this weekend with no issues. The 50R did take about 15- 20 min to finish. All good on a test hop.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-12-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Walt
I have a used Positech 2004B and a Niagra...

I have a used Positech 2004B and a Niagra 2002A.

Walt
Forum: Safety 06-11-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,409
Posted By Walt
If ya'll would just keep air in the tires perhaps...

If ya'll would just keep air in the tires perhaps you would stop having all these flats :eek:
Forum: ADS-B 06-11-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,504
Posted By Walt
Hmmm, nut farmer, lots of airplanes, I think I...

Hmmm, nut farmer, lots of airplanes, I think I need to look at a career change ;)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By Walt
I took the tube out and you can see the little...

I took the tube out and you can see the little tang I made hanging out the hole where I screwed it to the panel, so it still relatively easy to use when removing the canopy. If you think you're gonna...
Forum: Propellers 06-10-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Walt
Most "professionals" use equipment that is better...

Most "professionals" use equipment that is better than the Dynavibe, so you may not want to limit yourself.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-10-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By Walt
If the exhaust is beating on the skin be prepared...

If the exhaust is beating on the skin be prepared for skin cracks.
Forum: RV-14 06-10-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By Walt
Totally agree, I hate Molex, especially the micro!

Totally agree, I hate Molex, especially the micro!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-09-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,079
Posted By Walt
Correct me if I'm wrong, but from what I see on...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but from what I see on the Seattle webpage for the same info (charts/plates/diagrams/etc.) the cost is $99 yr for Dynon and $149 for Garmin.

Not sure where you get "several...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-08-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By Walt
Just touch the HSI and select.

Just touch the HSI and select.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-08-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By Walt
So do you see a difference in alt when you select...

So do you see a difference in alt when you select AHRS1/AHRS2?
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-06-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By Walt
Looks like this complete panel has found a new...

Looks like this complete panel has found a new home, if for some reason it doesn't work out I will advise all the folks that sent me emails/PM's.
Thanks,
Walt
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-06-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By Walt
Price reduced to 16K after doing some more math...

Price reduced to 16K after doing some more math and would prefer to sell as a package at this point.
If you're interested in one or more of the units email your best offer.
Walt
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-06-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By Walt
List of Dynon parts: SV-D1000T SCREENS, 2...

List of Dynon parts:

SV-D1000T SCREENS, 2 EA
SV-ADSB-470
SV-EMS-220
SV-ARINC-429
SV-ADAHRS-200
SV-BAT-320
DYNON/TRIG TT-22
SV32 SERVOS, 2 EA
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-06-2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,848
Posted By Walt
That's total BS, Bill has over 12K posts helping...

That's total BS, Bill has over 12K posts helping folks with Pmags and created a unique product to support that effort, what do you have to offer?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-06-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By Walt
Yes it does.

Yes it does.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-06-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By Walt
FS: Complete Dynon panel w/430W

Removed from RV7 TU for panel change to Garmin, equipment/aircraft had less than 375 hrs.
All working when removed, includes all rack, panel, switches, breaker etc.
Includes AP servos, Dynon...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-06-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,668
Posted By Walt
I'd suggest removing the prop every so often, say...

I'd suggest removing the prop every so often, say 5 or 6 years, clean the sludge out of the crank and install a new belt, forget tying up a spare.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-06-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By Walt
New RV7 Panel w/G3X

Another great looking panel leaves the shop :D

https://photos.smugmug.com/Rain-water-RV7/i-QmQNxrr/0/0f220669/XL/2020060516553299--6929272190646584554-IMG_1038_heic-XL.jpg

And a quick sub panel...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-05-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 1,052,476
Posted By Walt
Another great panel leaves the shop...

Another great panel leaves the shop :D

https://photos.smugmug.com/Rain-water-RV7/i-QmQNxrr/0/0f220669/X2/2020060516553299--6929272190646584554-IMG_1038_heic-X2.jpg

Full...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-05-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Walt
P4X02 Pin 45 and 46 for both.

P4X02 Pin 45 and 46 for both.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-05-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By Walt
Vibration/panel flexing can cause AHRS...

Vibration/panel flexing can cause AHRS issues.
Heat and maintenance access are also contributors to problems.

From the install manual:
"Although mounting the GSU 25 to the threaded holes on the back...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-04-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,262
Posted By Walt
Last time I checked foreflight it didn't show the...

Last time I checked foreflight it didn't show the location of all the autozones in the USA or how to flight plan for that route. :D

Ok I'm gonna stop now...
Forum: GPS 06-04-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Walt
Good to see Longeze 'Garmin Steve' is still...

Good to see Longeze 'Garmin Steve' is still hanging around to help us neophytes out :D
PS: when gonna trade that plastic airplane in for a real one?
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-04-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,262
Posted By Walt
Sorry can't blame it on that, I'm self employed,...

Sorry can't blame it on that, I'm self employed, if I start having a rough day I just go home....



Guess you're not from NY, and I've been called way worse than 'lame'.

Perhaps I should have said...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-04-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By Walt
Do yourself a favor and DO NOT mount the GSU25 on...

Do yourself a favor and DO NOT mount the GSU25 on the display.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-04-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,262
Posted By Walt
By all means keep running it, you may get a few...

By all means keep running it, you may get a few more hours out of it.
Definitely best to wait until you're stranded somewhere, with no tools, on a trip with the wife before you replace it :eek:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-03-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 115,838
Posted By Walt
If they do implement this function I hope they...

If they do implement this function I hope they make so it can be turned off.

You may want to check your roll torque, I usually set roll to 30% so the ailerons always have enough torque to control...
Forum: GPS 05-31-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,184
Posted By Walt
You need to dig a little deeper: G3X bundle...

You need to dig a little deeper:
G3X bundle $149
GTN Nav data $299

Nobody gives away NAV data for IFR.
Forum: GPS 05-31-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,184
Posted By Walt
I do software updates for free, or will loan you...

I do software updates for free, or will loan you my cards, to all my EAB customers and friends :eek:
The exception is if I have to do a bench update like on a transponder then I do charge for that...
Forum: GPS 05-31-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,184
Posted By Walt
If you want to fly with an IFR certified...

If you want to fly with an IFR certified navigator it doesn't matter whose it is, you will pay for that nav data.
The basic nav data required for a Garmin navigator is $299, not $700.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-30-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,214
Posted By Walt
All aircraft without a dual buss/dual battery...

All aircraft without a dual buss/dual battery system have a single point of failure. I'm pretty sure the documentation does not require or suggest dual electrical busses if installing 2 Pmags, as...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-28-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,076
Posted By Walt
Let me just say: PREVENTIVE maintenance is the...

Let me just say:

PREVENTIVE maintenance is the backbone of aircraft safety/reliability.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-27-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,214
Posted By Walt
Maybe a good lesson here on a new build is to go...

Maybe a good lesson here on a new build is to go with one std mag until basic system installation/operation has been proven.

Congrats on a safe outcome!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,253
Posted By Walt
Your combo comes out a little less (don't forget...

Your combo comes out a little less (don't forget to add the 2nd comm) but it also has fewer features such as bigger screen, VNAV, integrated operation between GPS/ILS transitions etc..

Once you fly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,253
Posted By Walt
I did not mean to imply that if you lose GPS it...

I did not mean to imply that if you lose GPS it will auto switch to an ILS on it's own, but when a runway has both an ILS and a GPS though I try to make it a habit to have the ILS tuned so if I lost...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,253
Posted By Walt
This is why I still recommend the 650 to my IFR...

This is why I still recommend the 650 to my IFR panel customers.
I have the 650 in my own RV and practice using the ILS frequently, the 650 will auto transition from GPS to the ILS with no button...
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-27-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By Walt
1500+ hrs on EI probes, no issues.

1500+ hrs on EI probes, no issues.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-24-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Walt
I would suggest you do some reading up on the TCM...

I would suggest you do some reading up on the TCM system to get a better understanding of your systems operation. I'm no expert on TCI systems but I believe with your fuel pump running in 'HI' (you...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-24-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Walt
ECI had an option for that system way back when,...

ECI had an option for that system way back when, same basic design that a continental has. Sounds normal.
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By Walt
You may already know this but thread size is...

You may already know this but thread size is different on each end, make sure you have the stud correctly oriented.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By Walt
Just my opinion but I don't think the typical...

Just my opinion but I don't think the typical Van's heat shroud (which just covers a piece of pipe) falls into the same inspection category as a typical muffler with a heat shroud like found on most...
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