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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Today, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Mike S
We ordered dual 10.1 screens with remote radio...

We ordered dual 10.1 screens with remote radio and xpnder and a few other options.

About 6 weeks for delivery.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Steve, congrats on the new fledgling:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-14-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Mike S
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=176032
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,600
Posted By Mike S
OK, ugly it may be-----but from what you have...

OK, ugly it may be-----but from what you have posted, it would seem to have been working as is.

If/when you go to tidy it up, be sure not to cause problems----such as pulling out of connectors,...
Forum: RV-10 10-11-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,287
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

GREAT!!!!!!!:D
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 10-10-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By Mike S
Prior thread already in place, please take the...

Prior thread already in place, please take the conversation there.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=175933
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-06-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Stew, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Mike S
Get hold of Lars ...

Get hold of Lars http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=2472

He is the prez of the Sacramento RV group, and they have scales.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By Mike S
Try the RV White Pages, link is on the VAF front...

Try the RV White Pages, link is on the VAF front page.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Jeff, congrats on the new fledgling:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,341
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Hamp, welcome to VAF:D

Lots of choices out there, I used Honeywell AML units in my RV 10, had the covers engraved by Aircraft Engravers. https://www.engravers.net/rocker-sw.html

Geoff Combs also...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-28-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By Mike S
Advanced Flight Systems. Aerotronics. Both...

Advanced Flight Systems.

Aerotronics.

Both paid advertisers here on VAF.
Forum: RV-10 09-28-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By Mike S
Pierre Smith?

Pierre Smith?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,183
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Jeremy, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: Rocket 09-25-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By Mike S
Not yet, should be getting to the engine soon.

Not yet, should be getting to the engine soon.
Forum: Rocket 09-23-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By Mike S
You can list it here Doug has a great template...

You can list it here Doug has a great template sticky in the classifieds.

There is an issue is only when folks link to one of the commercial aircraft selling sites.
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-23-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Steve, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,309
Posted By Mike S
Good lighting. Winter is coming------heat is...

Good lighting.

Winter is coming------heat is nice to have.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-19-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,261
Posted By Mike S
Just a data point here--------I ordered my SDS...

Just a data point here--------I ordered my SDS EFI&I system early August, Ross hand delivered it to me at the air races last week.

5-6 weeks from order to being in my hand.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-16-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Mike S
Randy, what bolt size?? I may need one for the...

Randy, what bolt size??

I may need one for the Outbound.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Mike S
Intake flange leak is one possible cause. Also...

Intake flange leak is one possible cause. Also intake tube coupler hoses and clamps can leak.

Pretty common problem.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 09-01-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Vaughn, welcome aboard:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,418
Posted By Mike S
Happy Birthday

Congrats on another trip around the sun:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-30-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

David, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Call GRT, they are good about helping folks.
Forum: California 08-30-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,889
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Mitch, welcome to VAF:D

Try Lars Pedersen, he is the prez of the local RV group.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=2472
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By Mike S
Pretty sure this is;

TYP-----typical.

Used when a detail is repeated lots of times.

Example------if a part was to have a .040" radius on all edges, they would just say "edge radius .040" TYP"
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-29-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Mike S
Check all ground paths. Engine should have...

Check all ground paths.

Engine should have dedicated ground strap to airframe.

Look for any loose connections.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-29-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Scott, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D



I doubt it was made for GRT-----but suspect that GRT is the only one of the ones mentioned willing to work with folks to share software protocols.

Dynon...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 08-29-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By Mike S
Darwin Barrie right there in your home...

Darwin Barrie right there in your home town.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=140
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,336
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Wow, that is really good to hear.:D
Forum: Rocket 08-28-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,492
Posted By Mike S
Oh frabjous day:D:D Good to hear that, I...

Oh frabjous day:D:D



Good to hear that, I just ordered a full system from Ross.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,077
Posted By Mike S
Two plus two. Fully electrical dependent engine.

Two plus two.

Fully electrical dependent engine.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-16-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Mike S
Dont drive the mandrel all the way out when...

Dont drive the mandrel all the way out when starting, just a bit to get the drill going.

After the head is off, you can usually drive out the rest of the rivet tail using the mandrel.

Q rivets grip...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By Mike S
Spring loaded automatic center punch. Harbor...

Spring loaded automatic center punch.

Harbor Fright has them.

https://www.harborfreight.com/automatic-center-punch-with-brass-handle-62141.html?_br_psugg_q=spring+loaded+center+punch
Forum: RV-3 08-14-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,056
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Dick, Big Congrats on the new fledgling:D
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-10-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Mike S
Sounds like alternator noise.

Sounds like alternator noise.
Forum: Texas (North) 08-09-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Tim, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,905
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Dave, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-07-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,764
Posted By Mike S
https://www.facebook.com/laura.starkey.180/videos/...

https://www.facebook.com/laura.starkey.180/videos/2057291277710459/

Apologies to those not on FaceBook-----cant figure any other way to get to play.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF, and Congratulations

Jim, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Congrats on the new bird-----fun.

It sounds like you may have am older Vertical Power unit installed-----Google may fine the manuals for it. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By Mike S
RV expert and A/P dont always go together. Randy...

RV expert and A/P dont always go together.

Randy Thorne is a great source of RV knowledge, but not an A/P. http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=3908

Ditto for Lars Pedersen....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,453
Posted By Mike S
Verify mixture arm going right direction.

Verify mixture arm going right direction.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Mike S
For some larger holes, you can find gasket...

For some larger holes, you can find gasket cutters at an automotive store.

Also, old trick from the model world-----find a piece of brass tubing the right diameter, file the end sharp and use it for...
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,094
Posted By Mike S
As I was building, I shimmed the gap at the...

As I was building, I shimmed the gap at the bottom of the spar carry through so it was tight to the bottom skin.

I used a 2x6" with a bit of carpet under the spar carry throughs with a tall bottle...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,142
Posted By Mike S
Bull??? Mike Seager, over (IIRC, 10000 hours...

Bull???

Mike Seager, over (IIRC, 10000 hours instruction) of RV time and the go to guy for transition training is who told me to always get the nose up asap on takeoff, hold it off as long as I can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,142
Posted By Mike S
The antisplat nose reinforcement will add mass to...

The antisplat nose reinforcement will add mass to the leg------no idea how much this effects the vibration, but I suspect there is some.

And, I second the prior comment about keeping the nose wheel...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-01-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By Mike S
And here it is stripped down to the bare...

And here it is stripped down to the bare essentials.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-28-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 20,569
Posted By Mike S
Thought so. Agreed, not apples at...

Thought so.




Agreed, not apples at all.

But-------isnt the whole purpose of a chart like the one being floated in this thread to show an "Apples to Apples" comparison??? So buyers can make an...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-28-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 20,569
Posted By Mike S
Bob, as I read the chart you just put up, it...

Bob, as I read the chart you just put up, it shows the Bus Manager as the backup power------is it included as a standard part in the EFII dual ign system??

If it is not included in the standard...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By Mike S
Someone was playing around with that idea a long...

Someone was playing around with that idea a long time ago----I suspect it was over 10 years in the past.

You might be able to find it if you do a search........
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,528
Posted By Mike S
Good to hear that, been awhile since you have...

Good to hear that, been awhile since you have made an appearance here on VAF.

Congrats on the sale.
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,438
Posted By Mike S
That shop is too...

That shop is too clean.........

https://photos.smugmug.com/My-First-Gallery/i-MfBWmvf/0/c86df5cf/X3/1FCE6D32-B911-439E-B5A1-12FD6942BB47-X3.jpg
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,438
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Brian, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,234
Posted By Mike S
You should see the detail on the helmet.

You should see the detail on the helmet.
Forum: Rocket 07-25-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,715
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Matt, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Sorry I missed your original post.........:o
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,658
Posted By Mike S
Hopefully we can attend next year.

Hopefully we can attend next year.
Forum: ADS-B 07-25-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,242
Posted By Mike S
https://uavionix.com/products/echoesx/

https://uavionix.com/products/echoesx/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,286
Posted By Mike S
A double margin drill bit is kinda like a...

A double margin drill bit is kinda like a compromise between a reamer and a standard drill bit.

I like them when I need to drill to size, and do not have a reamer of the correct size.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,983
Posted By Mike S
Steve Barnard's RV6, and later on his RV10.

Steve Barnard's RV6, and later on his RV10.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-23-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By Mike S
The unit should only fit one way due to one of...

The unit should only fit one way due to one of the prop drive bushings being larger.

The timing marks are on the rear side to line up with the crankcase split, the ones on the front line up with a...
Forum: RV-14 07-21-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By Mike S
Strap...

Strap...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-20-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,302
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Tony, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
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