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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Mike S
I use a Brother P-Touch for making labels.

I use a Brother P-Touch for making labels.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Today, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Brad, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues Today, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Mike S
Have you checked to make sure all temp probe...

Have you checked to make sure all temp probe wiring is to the correct cylinders??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By Mike S
More info please------could not find it on your...

More info please------could not find it on your website.
Forum: RV-10 01-17-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 566
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Congrats on the new fledgling:D:D:D
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-17-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By Mike S
Missing an important accessory

And, where is the girl on roller skates that brings you the burger and Root Beer float??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By Mike S
OOH, love it when you talk that way;) Should...

OOH, love it when you talk that way;)





Should swivel before tightening, but not after.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By Mike S
There is a pin/dimple in there that keeps the nut...

There is a pin/dimple in there that keeps the nut on the inner shank.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-14-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By Mike S
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=178657
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,601
Posted By Mike S
You do realize that there are no fresh caught...

You do realize that there are no fresh caught lobsters in that area......
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-14-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By Mike S
I seem to recall that they used the same screen....

I seem to recall that they used the same screen. At least the 8.4" units.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-14-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By Mike S
Yes, but does it have an engine ??

Yes, but does it have an engine ??
Forum: RV-10 01-14-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,037
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

First off, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Second, congrats on the RV 10 decision ------ great plane, loved ours.

Third-------contact Vic Syracuse about value. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By Mike S
Check with...

Check with Darwin??

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=140
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-14-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By Mike S
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=178637

He might sell outright???
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,601
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to the west cousin :D

Welcome to the west cousin :D
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-13-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 18,161
Posted By Mike S
I just received the new programmer, thing of...

I just received the new programmer, thing of beauty for sure.

And going to be much easier to mount in the panel than the round one was going to be.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By Mike S
Is there a filter in the servo?? Could your...

Is there a filter in the servo??

Could your mixture cable or arm have come loose so you are no longer getting full rich when you push the red knob in?
Forum: California 01-11-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Jon, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Good luck with your search.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-11-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Poll: EFIS Poll
Views: 1,950
Posted By Mike S
Yep, six months after I gave up and bought the...

Yep, six months after I gave up and bought the 10.1" setup.

If someone buys the unit linked above, and wants a second one----contact me.

A pair of the 8.4" HX units is a really nice setup. See...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-11-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,174
Posted By Mike S
And why should there be any mention of...

And why should there be any mention of them--------this is a thread about the release of the Pmag. It is not a comparison of various brands.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-11-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,174
Posted By Mike S
More like 9 years--------I held the supposed...

More like 9 years--------I held the supposed production unit at OSH 2011.

Anyway--congrats on getting it out at last.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-09-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 30
Poll: EFIS Poll
Views: 1,950
Posted By Mike S
Had dual GRT first gen in the RV 10, upgraded to...

Had dual GRT first gen in the RV 10, upgraded to dual 8.4HX. Plane sold.

New plane will have dual GRTs also-----tried for the same 8.4 HX, but could not find a pair of them, so going to the new 10.1...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 01-09-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,517
Posted By Mike S
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/37/Leonardo_da_Vinci_helicopter.jpg
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-08-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Julien, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-08-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Mike S
Sure do. 8.4" HX --------- will PM you.

Sure do.

8.4" HX --------- will PM you.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-08-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By Mike S
Please read the rules for classified postings. ...

Please read the rules for classified postings. http://www.vansairforce.net/VAFclassifieds.htm
Forum: Southeast 01-06-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Billy, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,572
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Logan, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Phil, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-30-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Nick, welcome to VAF:D
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-29-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,983
Posted By Mike S
https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/8096...

https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/80963873_2513173642275394_288977515777622016_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_ohc=zGjOu-IxlKEAQnLPvOsiWep0LlAFhws7pyYxErtKeWsRFnhngoWMrTfKA&_nc_ht=scontent-lax3-1.xx...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By Mike S
Try Lars, Sacramento...

Try Lars, Sacramento area.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/member.php?u=2472
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-27-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,289
Posted By Mike S
Dan, Skylor---thanks for the responses. If I am...

Dan, Skylor---thanks for the responses.

If I am reading them correctly, each battery needs a different setup to measure its true potential.

But, I think the best way to find the best battery for a...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-27-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,289
Posted By Mike S
I wonder if the fact the testing procedure being...

I wonder if the fact the testing procedure being flawed is relevant or not.

As long as both batteries were tested with the same setup, they were both subject to the same testing error.

If the test...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-26-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Mike S
Bill, good tip. Moved to the Ongoing Maintenance...

Bill, good tip.

Moved to the Ongoing Maintenance forum for ease of finding in the future.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-25-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,289
Posted By Mike S
Thanks for the great info.

Sure makes me glad I chose dual Odyssey 545s for the new project.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Mike S
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=69987
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,460
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Josh, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-21-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,195
Posted By Mike S
I have an 8.4" HX available, should you want to...

I have an 8.4" HX available, should you want to go that direction.
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-21-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,145
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Happy Birthday:D:D




Yep, just like eating an elephant.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-20-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,973
Posted By Mike S
Have you considered GRT??

Have you considered GRT??
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By Mike S
Congratulations

Larry, congrats on the pink:D
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-15-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By Mike S
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=134014
Forum: RV-14 12-14-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By Mike S
Try Section...

Try Section 5.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=134014
Forum: Northwest 12-14-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,235
Posted By Mike S
Probably not------it is my understanding that the...

Probably not------it is my understanding that the speed he was going, the flat prop drove the engine to the excessive RPMs.
Forum: RV-10 12-12-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By Mike S
In addition to the PlaneAround door latch, get...

In addition to the PlaneAround door latch, get their standoff for the main wheel pant mount plate.

SafetyTrim controller for the elevator trim.

Machined billet trim cable mounts for elevator...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By Mike S
Christmas rush??

Christmas rush??
Forum: RV-3 12-11-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,265
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Jon, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,950
Posted By Mike S
Tom, so sorry to hear of her passing------take...

Tom, so sorry to hear of her passing------take care of yourself.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-08-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By Mike S
Could be-----give GRT a call, they will know for...

Could be-----give GRT a call, they will know for sure.

GRT has always tried to play with other vendors------any issue will most likely be Garmin not willing to play with others.
Forum: RV-10 12-06-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Carl, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

The 10 is a great plane, cant go wrong with it IMHO.

If you are close to Pecan Plantation, there is at least one RV 10 there.

Send him a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-06-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,405
Posted By Mike S
There is a lot of good info and discussion...

There is a lot of good info and discussion here------moved it to the "electrical system" forum, as it if valuable to more than just the RV7 folks.

And, easier to find in the future.
Forum: RV-10 12-02-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,400
Posted By Mike S
Never seen that before, only solid...

Never seen that before, only solid brass.

Strength of steel, and conductivity of brass----might be a good combo.
Forum: RV-10 12-01-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,400
Posted By Mike S
Toilet hold down bolt is brass, fully threaded....

Toilet hold down bolt is brass, fully threaded. Cut off head and you should be good to go.

Even has brass nuts in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,083
Posted By Mike S
I had good luck with the Battery Minder, but I...

I had good luck with the Battery Minder, but I never left it on long term. Once it reached full charge, disconnected it.

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/415NgPiceZL.jpg
Forum: Midwest 11-30-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,231
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Michael, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D

Get on the waiting list------you are going to use up that two years building.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-23-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,995
Posted By Mike S
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=74305

Real world experience here.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-22-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Bryan, welcome to VAF-----and congrats on your choice of planes.

Second to the EAA suggestion.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,329
Posted By Mike S
Here it is in a nutshell. Good job Mike.

Here it is in a nutshell.

Good job Mike.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-21-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,335
Posted By Mike S
RV 10 had GRT, twice if you consider the upgrade...

RV 10 had GRT, twice if you consider the upgrade when I went to the larger HX.

The new plane is getting triple GRT screens. Two brand new, one first gen WS.

Highly recommend them, and unlike other...
Forum: RV-14 11-19-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 784
Posted By Mike S
Welcome to VAF

Dave, welcome aboard the good ship VAF:D
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