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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 04:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,780
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Thumbs up Aerospace certified epoxy.

Checkout 3M 2216. You can stop drill where appropriate. Apply backing aluminum where advisable all bonded AND filled with 2216. $50 for the kit of tubes at ACS.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-05-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Larry DeCamp
CIES fuel sender status ?

Last I heard there is nothing for an RV. Has anyone bought a standard product and made it work in RV. I respect they donít have any incentive to suggest a config that might work but RV people are...
Forum: RV-12 07-29-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,607
Posted By Larry DeCamp
What am I missing?

I purchased Loctite 567 recently because it is so highly recommended here. However, I have used Locktite 515 for years on cars, antique airplanes and my first RV. I get the teflon lubrication. Both...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,840
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Ditto tool builder

I have a Skydynamics on my 0320 -3. Both Skydynamics and Ross say no way to add CPI. However, I am investigating bolting magnet holders on the skydynamics because I am dying to put one of my CPI's...
Forum: RV-4 07-26-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Thanks Mike

Got any pics of footwell path .
Decamplarry@gmail.com
765-505-1160
Forum: RV-4 07-26-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Flop tube question

My project has a flop tube in the left wing. It will require extra elbows or sharp tubing bends to bring the tube to selector valve without routing it through the left footwell. Extra elbows are to...
Forum: RV-14 07-25-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Also Confused

I am taking away from this discussion that the Garmin servo can function as the trim OR communicate with a Ray Allen , YES...NO ?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-25-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Pics and diagrams

Search Dan Horton. I believe you will find oil circuit diagrams and ball valve pics have been posted.
Forum: RV-4 07-20-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By Larry DeCamp
G3EXPERT Question > Roll Servo

What relationship of servo leverage vs. degrees of rotation give the best performance ? I assume if the push rod link is attached to smallest radius on the servo arm and the radius of the torque tube...
Forum: RV-4 07-20-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By Larry DeCamp
RV4 fuel selector valve location question ?

The drawings show the fuel selector valve in the forward left corner of the control stick "box". This would require me to loosen shoulder harnesses to reach in flight. That's not a show stopper for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2018, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Interesting delimma

The late Jim Wings suggested to me to use nut plates for the front bolts of the RV4 horizontal stabilizer for access. He had tested nuts and nutplates to failure to prove the substitution was...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-13-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,657
Posted By Larry DeCamp
One more opinion

Pmags:
Easy to install and time,about the size of mags.
Redundacy,both Pmags run off the buss or the internal power supply, so 3 sources of electrons to get on the ground.
A negative is mechanical...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-12-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Thanks for the help.

I did not catch in the installation instruction that it will auto calibrate. My MGL did exactly that and works well. Thanks again...Larry
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-12-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Bjorn response

The longerons are not parallel,but a fuse center line vector could be established within the dimension of a string. The issue I perceive to be unrealistic is the fact that .5 degree over the length...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-12-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Unhappy Garmin GMU11 alignment question ?

Garmin told me they just do electronics," ask the RV community". So,the issue is the magnetometer should align within .5 degree with longitudinal axis of the fuselage. OK, I can define the axis with...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-10-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,094
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Thanks Dan, will check my math

Anyway, I just talked to air flow Performance and they said experience suggests use a 4" supply to assure there is more than enough. Logically. the cooler performance potential is determined by the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-10-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,094
Posted By Larry DeCamp
A Dan Horton question ?

How much air to feed an oil cooler. There are many comments on OT control and 13 row oil coolers. I returned my standard issue 7 row to Van and will purchase AFS 10 Row for my parallel 0360. A 10 row...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,041
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Reservor on the brake cylinder 👍

Paul Dye advised me on my 3B build that he had good results with the cylinder mounted reservoir . I use TS flightlines stainless hose and firewall bulkhead fittings. Fill from the bottom like Paul...
Forum: RV-12 07-08-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,319
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Swift 102 price

Home base for Swift is Purdue University in Indiana. They are executing a marketing evaluation and recruiting airports to give away 102 just to get user feedback,probably for marketing use. They told...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-06-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 169,062
Posted By Larry DeCamp
David, I admire your work 👍

If you are ever the mood to sell, please put me first on your call list..Larry
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-05-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Good timing on this topic !

After reading recent comments on oil temperature, I investigated my options for my IO360/8:5 application today. Vans sent me a 7 row with my baffle kit. Bill (AFS) suggested a 13 row because you RV...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 773
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Put this in perspective !

Think about the hours you spent in a C150 or C172. If it didn’t quit you were good ��
Forum: RV-4 07-03-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Thanks Eric

So what should I replace it with ?
Forum: RV-4 07-03-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By Larry DeCamp
0360 / 180HP oil cooler Question ?

Vanís supplied me with a Niagra 2002A 7 row cooler with my 0360 baffle kit.
I have read the archives regarding screens, vernatherm seating, sensor location, more rows, double pass etc. Assuming the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-26-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,365
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Lead for breakin ?

I used 100LL for breakin per popular perception. Does anyone know what Lycoming and Superior say as "official" instructions ?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-23-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,981
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Alternatives

Just in case you give up on the ipad, get an ifly 740. It is so good with bubble canopy, polarized sunglasses and turbulance that I regulary second guess my decision to do G3x (overkill) on my RV4.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,739
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Thanks Dwight

Case closed. The -4 will get a removable rear stick (with bolt of course ), for the grand children to learn what makes a REAL Airplane turn, LOL.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,739
Posted By Larry DeCamp
CFI question ?

Need to decide what controls to install in rear seat for a biennial in my RV4 project. Will a CFI be comfortable with throttle and rudder pedals. I rent a 172 or Decathalon since I am flying a -3...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-08-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,124
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Ron

Not ready because time spent putting CPI on the -3 would simply be time not finishing the -4. Donít wait for me to get your Pmags. My 0320 with Catto and EartHX are just a joy to work with.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-08-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,124
Posted By Larry DeCamp
CPI question for Ross ?

Thanks for the "one fuse for CPU & coil " comment. Less is more. That said, I wondered if the CPU tolerates intermittent cycling ? I was planning to power the cpu from the buss and have a switch for...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-05-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,604
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Lower mount to vertical firwall angle gusset ?

Dont see the gusset referenced above to keep the firewall from buckling. Much easier to address before the side skin is riveted 😱
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-04-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,124
Posted By Larry DeCamp
SDS CPI breaker/fuse question ?

Install docs and recent threads refer to breakers and fuses. I could consult Ross, but for the benefit of all who might care, are fuses as specified by SDS the bottom line for the coils and ECUís ?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-31-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,558
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Thumbs up The value of recip parts balance ?

I have two engines dynamically balanced as well as AircraftSpecialtyís shop is capable. The recip components are all matched to Zero gram variance within the repeatability tolerance of the scale...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,296
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Halo ear seal

Ditto rv7charlie comment. Mine would start off good but need to be pushed into my ear (repeatedly) to maintain a seal. So, I bought Bose A20 AND that works better for me. YMMV
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,302
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Thanks Bill !

Bills explanation is the answer I was looking for. Plan B is duly implemented.A little extra weight behind the pilot (RV3 or RV4) sounds like a smart trade-off 😊
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,302
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Kyle, your point duly noted !

Without getting Dan H in the arena, is anyone qualified do an MoI comparison between acceptable CG with pax and baggage VS a stinger weight. Is the popcorn done yet ?
Forum: RV-14 05-27-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,509
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Beware !

Some extensions are such that you cannot achieve prop alignment with the crank/rods at TDC. The reason is the prop bolts cannot align with crankflange bolts due to space constraints. Mine are 30*...
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,302
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Similar profile !

I fly mostly solo so plan to make a tail wheel spring weight to put my RV at most rearwardACRO limit for solo flying. It will come off with one bolt for dual flight....FWIW
Forum: COMM 05-23-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Thanks for good ideas

The mic sock is standard issue foam.

Air flow direction could be an issue to experiment with.

I wondered about frequency range issues. I will contact Bose on that one and report back if it will...
Forum: COMM 05-22-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Bose A20 question ?

My headset suppresses engine and other noise well as advertised. BUT, as temps rose this year and I oppend my RV10 vents, a consistent wind noise was introduced. Close the vent and it goes away....
Forum: RV-14 05-04-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,923
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Stewart report

EKO prime is easy to work with and the urethane finish coats are relatively abrasion resistant. The only negative is the EKOprime etch must be well rinsed and can be challenging in the shop as...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-01-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Want sell your stuff ?

Thanks for all the great help guys. I will act on your advice If anyone wants to sell your tools let me know. Also, is there anyone in the Indiana / Illinois area willing to mentor me on this new...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-30-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Garmin pin crimper question ?

Just got my LRU components for G3x suite. I am not familiar with the little connector pins. What crimper tool do I need to complete this suite install with highly reliable results ?
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-26-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,629
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Skid accuracy question

does mounting the GMU-11 in a wing or the HS stabiliser deck make the skid response more sensitive compared to mounting it more toward the forward part of the fuse ? The reason for the question is...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-26-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,629
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Wing tip install question

My gmu11 arrives today. Why donít strobe lights and aileron heim joints cause a problem in the wing ?
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-24-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,629
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Search GMU 11

A few successful installs in the fuse
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Separately at the accessory case

Thats the advice I got from Emag and EI commander.
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 962
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Another data point

I have a Superior 0360 with B&C 462 H alternator. The oil filter and alternator have just enough clearance for ziplock bag at oil change
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-10-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,546
Posted By Larry DeCamp
MP plumbing

What Harstoc said about flair on NPT fittings is true. You must devise a way to hold the 1/8 while you tighten the flair. I pressed the smallest restriction I could drill in a lathe into the 1/8 NPT ...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-10-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Emagair opinion

Brad told me on the phone 41 was more for internal firmware efficiencies and would NOTenhance safety or performance of V40.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-02-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Emagair ( Brad ) Discussion today

Reference the report on VAF regarding fried Pmag electronics due to an OV event. Per phone con with Brad today, 114 Pmags have two independent sources of secondary coil excitation and will continue...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-30-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Time out

I promoted this conversation because it was implied that Pmags could fail in an OV event. No one has brought any facts to the conversation. So, as suggested, I will consult Brad on Monday and relay...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-29-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By Larry DeCamp
OV protection ?

OK, who has any stats on EXTERNAL OV protection ? I have B&C for both of my of B&C alternators (RV3 and RV4) Any failure pireps to consider ?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-29-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By Larry DeCamp
DUAL PMAGS

The question is, what happens when TWO Pmags see OV.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-29-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By Larry DeCamp
PMAG overvoltage response ?

A recent thread referenced a dual Pmag failure due to an internally regulated OV event. Pmags run of internal generated power above 900ish RPM and I verify that on every run-up. The reported event...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Compatible with VANS steam gauge ??

I have the same annoyance with below green pressure on a Vans steam gauge. Boost will always get a higher reading. Does anyone know if Kavilco will work with vans steam gauge ?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-26-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,522
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Fuel pump duty cycle question

Ross, The question was raised above if continuous use of both pumps should be any consideration on an EFI system. Your experience with cars and planes would be appreciated. The proposed simple system...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,174
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Thread drift alternative

Go to a Loweís/Menard/ Home Depot and get the bubble foil insulation. Go to Hobby Lobby and get suction cups. Cut the foil to shape you like and hold it in place with the suction cups. THEN, remove...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-21-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,331
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Why Blue Sea ??

I bought the Powerwerks USB outlet and Voltmeter because Blue Sea claimed waterproof and I donít need that. They look identical except for the waterproof claim. What am I missing ? I can still use...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,686
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Flush port error ?

Now I know why my 3B wonít go VNE at sea level like others claim 😏 The tube fittings I used from wreck I bought were the plastic fittings with threads, so I machined aluminum fittings for the static...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-18-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,331
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Sorry, Powerwerx

12v meters and USB chargers 😊
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-18-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,331
Posted By Larry DeCamp
Google Powerex

I have two that work fine. Not sure about noise issues, YMMV
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