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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By krw5927
Kilroy, sent you a PM.

Kilroy, sent you a PM.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-05-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,086
Posted By krw5927
Does it have Software Version 2.4 and GPS...

Does it have Software Version 2.4 and GPS Software 5.1, to support ADSB?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,723
Posted By krw5927
I'm not sure I understand what a LODA has to do...

I'm not sure I understand what a LODA has to do with a CFI giving you instruction in an aircraft you (not he) owns? You're not renting his aircraft, so why is a LODA relevant at all?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-21-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By krw5927
reviews not much...

reviews not much better:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07H2X541K

seems a little better and a good number of reviews:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07CV7TBR7/
Forum: Rocket 11-21-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,822
Posted By krw5927
How much do the repairs cost when you land and...

How much do the repairs cost when you land and stop an F-16 in under 1500'?
Forum: Safety 11-16-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 16,527
Posted By krw5927
ADSB

Aren't users of UAT allowed to use "anonymized" mode? How will this help identify individual aircraft?
Forum: Safety 11-13-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,136
Posted By krw5927
Are you affiliated with this company? At $79/yr...

Are you affiliated with this company? At $79/yr subscription for weather, it seems a bit spendy (and no free trial period that I could find). Skew-T's are available free elsewhere. Can you tell us...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,200
Posted By krw5927
Very clean looking installation. Michael or Tom,...

Very clean looking installation.

Michael or Tom, can you help us understand why rigid tube might be preferable here?

Also, what material is the rigid section? I'm wondering if the teflon section...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-09-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 884
Posted By krw5927
PM Sent on Touch.

PM Sent on Touch.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 11-02-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,871
Posted By krw5927
Congrats, Greg!

Congrats, Greg!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,847
Posted By krw5927
Doesn't look like it would clear the aux-pump...

Doesn't look like it would clear the aux-pump doghouse for the fuel injected models.

Also - following the installation instructions in the video exactly and putting the same nut back on the same...
Forum: GPS 10-26-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By krw5927
Hear Hear! Hoping my GNS480 continues to live a...

Hear Hear!

Hoping my GNS480 continues to live a long and useful life.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-23-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,884
Posted By krw5927
Might have less to do with the physical wires and...

Might have less to do with the physical wires and more to do with the power supply. Any chance your battery was on a charger for the previous test and had a couple more volts to give, vs your test...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-18-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,202
Posted By krw5927
In my fixed pitch 9A, I find I have trouble...

In my fixed pitch 9A, I find I have trouble descending and slowing at the same time. The plane will do one or the other at a given moment, but not both. I'm currently exploring other methods for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By krw5927
Nope. On the Matco calipers with Nord-Lock...

Nope. On the Matco calipers with Nord-Lock washers, no safety wire is needed. You certainly can replace the bolts with drilled head bolts and safety wire them for a belt-and-suspenders approach if...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-09-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By krw5927
Don, the Andair valve came with a special tool...

Don, the Andair valve came with a special tool for that screw. It's simply a modified allen wrench, where the short leg of the "L" has been cut even shorter. If you still have the packaging from...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-04-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,160
Posted By krw5927
Edited the numbers in my previous post.

Edited the numbers in my previous post.
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-04-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,160
Posted By krw5927
Hey climberrn, here's what I did: Purchased the...

Hey climberrn, here's what I did:

Purchased the new thicker Rapco discs and installed them on the wheels.

Fabricated a 1/8" thick aluminum shim, same shape and hole pattern as the gold Matco...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-04-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By krw5927
From your description, it sounds like your timing...

From your description, it sounds like your timing may already be retarded, not advanced. The way I interpreted your note:

While rotating the propeller in the normal direction of travel for flight,...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-03-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 748
Posted By krw5927
I remade mine using 4130 steel tube of the same...

I remade mine using 4130 steel tube of the same dimensions that was not powder coated. I simply gave them a good scuff, primed, and painted, and they're holding up great after 4.5 years of flying.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-03-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By krw5927
In the past, I had contacted both Dynon and...

In the past, I had contacted both Dynon and Foreflight multiple times about this, and each pointed the finger at the other.

Then earlier this year at Sun-n-Fun, Foreflight published their ADSB...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By krw5927
Would you have room for this? Works a treat on...

Would you have room for this? Works a treat on my 9A with O-340 (O-320 case).

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/topages/AA472.php?clickkey=9169
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,329
Posted By krw5927
I also took all instrument training and the...

I also took all instrument training and the checkride in my RV9A. It's just a matter of finding an experimental-friendly examiner. Some are very willing, even excited, to fly in an RV.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-20-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By krw5927
Sounds like you may already have a suitable...

Sounds like you may already have a suitable dipstick, Oly. Grind/sand the old markings so they're no longer visible, empty your sump, pour 4 quarts of oil in, and mark that level with a scribe line...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-20-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,226
Posted By krw5927
Those are some seriously high CHTs.

Those are some seriously high CHTs.
Forum: Painting your RV 09-18-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,769
Posted By krw5927
Got a link or any more info on the silicon plugs?

Got a link or any more info on the silicon plugs?
Forum: Autopilots 09-12-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By krw5927
Make sure power is on to the servos, if powered...

Make sure power is on to the servos, if powered separately from your Skyview.
Then follow this procedure to detect new hardware, from the Skyview installation manual Rev. AD, page 4-19:

1. Push...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-10-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By krw5927
Steve, google doesn't turn up any images or data...

Steve, google doesn't turn up any images or data sheets on this board. It'll be nigh on impossible to help without photos.
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-06-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By krw5927
Post a pic of both sides of the relay board. ...

Post a pic of both sides of the relay board. Even better if the data on the relays is readable. I'm sure we can help.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-31-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,362
Posted By krw5927
Are you certain the magneto is timed to 28...

Are you certain the magneto is timed to 28 degrees BTDC? This is 3 degrees advanced timing, and from the forums over the years, doesn't seem to be a very common practice. Far more common is to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By krw5927
Happy Birthday Jesse! I did exactly the same...

Happy Birthday Jesse! I did exactly the same thing last month.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-23-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By krw5927
Wichita (not Falls) is nearby by RV standards. ...

Wichita (not Falls) is nearby by RV standards. Get up here and load up on some free O2 and free beer, Scroll.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-21-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 39,221
Posted By krw5927
Although the math works out and the summary is...

Although the math works out and the summary is correct, for a more accurate comparison the auto alternator category should be split further - one category for internally regulated and one category...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-20-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,583
Posted By krw5927
Spare O-Rings?

Ross, loving my induction setup! if a guy wanted to source a couple spare O-rings to keep in the spare parts kit (non-silicone for me - carb engine), is this a common size? Or should I call you for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,449
Posted By krw5927
Same issue, same fix as the others. Removed the...

Same issue, same fix as the others. Removed the mag, cleaned mating surfaces, reinstalled with a new gasket and re-timed. Oil drip gone.
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-13-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,078
Posted By krw5927
Good grief I must have a really slow one....

Good grief I must have a really slow one....
Forum: Safety 08-12-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By krw5927
They say that, and then there's this statement: ...

They say that, and then there's this statement: "This gas attaches itself to the oxygen surrounding the fire robbing its ability to combust".

Very curious discontinuity...
Forum: RV-10 08-11-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,765
Posted By krw5927
In addition to air, most scuba shops in the US...

In addition to air, most scuba shops in the US will also supply enriched air (nitrox) with a higher oxygen content. Most shops use the partial pressure filling method, by first filling a scuba tank...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,292
Posted By krw5927
In my opinion, the biggest favor you can do...

In my opinion, the biggest favor you can do yourself is to concentrate on the plane and forget about the avionics (for now). By the time you're ready to install avionics, the market including...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-09-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By krw5927
Use it in your riding lawnmower or make a friend...

Use it in your riding lawnmower or make a friend with a classic car really happy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,198
Posted By krw5927
No monthly bottle rent here. Own it outright. ...

No monthly bottle rent here. Own it outright. Plus no local dive shop with $5 O2 fills. I suppose if there was a dive shop nearby with those prices I'd be in, but having the bulk tank in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By krw5927
Only wing damage is 2 small dented areas: one...

Only wing damage is 2 small dented areas: one builder goof, and one turkey buzzard on short final in Warsaw, MO.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By krw5927
Pretty sure I have a 3/16 dimple die set but...

Pretty sure I have a 3/16 dimple die set but won't be at the hangar until Sunday at the earliest. My set would be this brand, which if you wish to purchase a similar one from them is significantly...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,105
Posted By krw5927
Kansas isn't any better, fellas. Quite often...

Kansas isn't any better, fellas. Quite often it's VFR with clear skies, and winds gusting into the mid-to-high 30's.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-01-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,388
Posted By krw5927
...and FltPlan Go is free to everyone!

...and FltPlan Go is free to everyone!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By krw5927
Here's one almost right in my back yard. A...

Here's one almost right in my back yard. A little far from CA but depending on timing I could help with lodging.

https://www.swaerospace.com/about-us/training-services/
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-30-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,289
Posted By krw5927
Shell says you can drain the 5606 and refill with...

Shell says you can drain the 5606 and refill with 83282, or just begin servicing with 83282. Completely miscible and compatible. See the third slide (page 6.4)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,932
Posted By krw5927
The NOTAM needs to clearly outline, for everyone,...

The NOTAM needs to clearly outline, for everyone, when to expect the mass arrivals.

(I plan to use such information to make an easy go-nogo decision weeks in advance. If mass arrivals aren't...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-25-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,583
Posted By krw5927
How do we order? Sent a PM.

How do we order? Sent a PM.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-25-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By krw5927
Mike, any advice for contacting them? I left a...

Mike, any advice for contacting them? I left a PM early today and haven't yet received a reply. The product isn't on their website to order....

Thanks in advance!
Forum: Reviews 07-25-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By krw5927
While I appreciate the humor, it was not...

While I appreciate the humor, it was not accompanied by a real response to my inquiry. I suppose that means one must simply live with the rudder pedal damage, and there are no ideas to prevent it...
Forum: Reviews 07-25-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By krw5927
I have to say, given previous outstanding...

I have to say, given previous outstanding customer service from Allan, that hearing "buy more of our products to hide the damage being caused by the other one" isn't exactly what I expected to hear. ...
Forum: Reviews 07-24-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By krw5927
Allan, I haven't had any issues with my control...

Allan, I haven't had any issues with my control lock coming off. In fact I love mine and have been using it for years. But I do agree with the previous poster about some minor paint damage to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,932
Posted By krw5927
Next year let's schedule all day Sunday as the...

Next year let's schedule all day Sunday as the "mass arrival of 2500 RVs".
Forum: Southeast 07-20-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,766
Posted By krw5927
Not based there, but my wife has family in...

Not based there, but my wife has family in Bentonville so we fly our 9A to KVBT several weekends each year. Send me a PM if you'd like to keep in touch and I'll gladly take you for a ride next time...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,151
Posted By krw5927
I wonder if anyone has ever tried a fuel sump on...

I wonder if anyone has ever tried a fuel sump on the carb bowl itself. The idea would be when you suspect high temps on a quick turn, flip on the electric pump and sump off a couple cups of fuel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,151
Posted By krw5927
This is an interesting statement. My per-plans...

This is an interesting statement. My per-plans Facet cube pump also clicks loudly when there is no fuel present at the INLET, but when operating at full pressure and zero flow (deadhead) it gets...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-19-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,812
Posted By krw5927
Almost sounds like the carb float is sinking or...

Almost sounds like the carb float is sinking or the needle is somehow sticking open.

Are you using a quality 100LL fuel or auto gas? Higher vapor pressure of auto gas combined with high...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-19-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,761
Posted By krw5927
I understand the logic and the fact that there's...

I understand the logic and the fact that there's little or no fin depth on the intake side of a parallel valve cylinder head. But are we all just assuming there's no benefit to getting some...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-18-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By krw5927
I think you found the problem...

I think you found the problem...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-18-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,812
Posted By krw5927
Need more info

Is oil pressure adequate at all RPMs?

Tell us about your ignition. Two mags? What kind of plugs?

Finally, constant speed propeller? What propeller do you have, what governor and how old are they?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-18-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,761
Posted By krw5927
On cylinder #3 we use the "washer trick" to...

On cylinder #3 we use the "washer trick" to promote airflow where the fins are shallower than we might like. Would a similar tactic be appropriate here?
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