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Forum: RV-10 12-11-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Ever had your prop balanced. Out of balance...

Ever had your prop balanced. Out of balance prop affects longevity of mags
Forum: RV-10 12-10-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,984
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I completely closed the hole off on the back...

I completely closed the hole off on the back baffle. I then inserted a "Y" in the scat coming from the front air supply. Still more heat than I need and helped reduce CHT on number 5
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-05-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Both have been sold!

Both have been sold!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-03-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By Bill.Peyton
FS: Bose X Headsets

I have two Bose X headsets that I was using in my rear seats. They have the two GA jacks, no Bluetooth. The ear foam is showing some wear and probably will require replacement soon. They were...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-02-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Yes, an E-AB certificate was issued 20 Nov 2019.

Yes, an E-AB certificate was issued 20 Nov 2019.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-30-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Thanks Vic for that clarification

Thanks Vic for that clarification
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-30-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,300
Posted By Bill.Peyton
FS: Completed RV-12

I am assisting the estate in the sale of David Domeier’s RV-12.

This aircraft is being sold by his estate “as-is”. This aircraft has been issued an airworthiness certificate in the EAB Category....
Forum: RV-10 11-03-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Congrats! The real fun begins!

Congrats! The real fun begins!
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-01-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,838
Posted By Bill.Peyton
David-aviator

We have lost another member and prolific builder. David Domeier passed away yesterday evening suddenly after returning home from the airport. He had just finished an RV-12 project with a good...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-19-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,105
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Steve, out of curiosity, what specific processing...

Steve, out of curiosity, what specific processing changes were made in regards to traffic?
Forum: RV-10 09-22-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 557,344
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Lookin good Larry!

Lookin good Larry!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-06-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,369
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I guess two unrelated failures..... Yes, if...

I guess two unrelated failures.....

Yes, if you disconnect the MAP sensor you get a fixed timing, the fixed advance is dependent upon the engine you specified when you purchased the ignition. ...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-06-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,369
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Dan thanks for the follow up post. I was helping...

Dan thanks for the follow up post. I was helping a friend with an rv8 who was having high cylinder head temps. He too has an electroair with the mag timing housing pickup and the map sensor mounted...
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Itís been a long time since I did that step, but...

Itís been a long time since I did that step, but I know it can be done without removing the pushrod tube.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-04-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By Bill.Peyton
IO540 d4a5 overhaul manual

I am looking for a digital copy of the OH manual. The one that I found is dated 1976. I am sure there are more recent copies. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
thanks
Forum: RV-10 07-29-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 434,568
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Your plane turned out beautifully. I really like...

Your plane turned out beautifully. I really like the paint scheme
Forum: RV-10 07-15-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I saw this same issue over the weekend. Message...

I saw this same issue over the weekend. Message says AHARS 1 disconnect, or something like that. Traffic unavailable warning and then it rectified itself within 10 seconds or so. I am going to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,740
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Paul, I forgot to add that the plane that was...

Paul, I forgot to add that the plane that was mistaken as me, was mode C only and did not have ADS-B. Had it had ADS-b it probably would have been tracked correctly. On the other hand, all it takes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,740
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I have seen this same issue so I contacted...

I have seen this same issue so I contacted Potomac approach where the false targets of me were being displayed. They looked into it and came to the conclusion that when an aircraft requests flight...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-09-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,951
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Everything you ever wanted to know about the...

Everything you ever wanted to know about the mechanical pump
https://youtu.be/PYKoLUsTJU4
Forum: RV-10 06-04-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,769
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Bill and Jane Peyton will be there!

Bill and Jane Peyton will be there!
Forum: RV-10 05-29-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Bill.Peyton
In addition to what Bob did, I also cut off the...

In addition to what Bob did, I also cut off the lower portion of the stick, leaving just enough straight section to attach at the joint. This will move the stick further from the panel.
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,322
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I have almost 1000 hours on mine with no...

I have almost 1000 hours on mine with no cracking. I did reinforce the bottom with a piece fabricated from aluminum. The air cleaner was wearing into the fiberglass.
I think the key survival of...
Forum: RV-10 05-13-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,460
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Before you convict the alternator, verify that...

Before you convict the alternator, verify that you do not have a significant voltage drop across the field wire. As pointed out in an earlier response, the voltage regulator uses the field terminal...
Forum: COMM 05-09-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,763
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Static build upon airframe. Bet you donít have...

Static build upon airframe. Bet you donít have static wicks!
Forum: RV-10 04-20-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,166
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Photos are gone, but here is what I did for the...

Photos are gone, but here is what I did for the issue

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=96164&highlight=manifold+pressure
Forum: RV-10 04-19-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,539
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Congrats Justin!!

Congrats Justin!!
Forum: RV-10 04-17-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,079
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The Aerosport handles lock the original vans...

The Aerosport handles lock the original vans mechanism

No, Vans mechanism is not safe without the plane around center latch.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4405/35624101123_95c3b9a787_c.jpg...
Forum: RV-10 03-29-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,042
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My climb out consists of full power until 1500...

My climb out consists of full power until 1500 agl. I then reduce power to 25/2500. I maintain 120kts in the climb and always keep the CHTs under 400. I lean in the climb to 1300 deg egt, which is...
Forum: RV-10 03-29-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By Bill.Peyton
IMHO every RV-10 should include the "Plane...

IMHO every RV-10 should include the "Plane Around" third latch system. The kit include new pins and blocks in addition to the center...
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,333
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Itís not necessarily that the vents will leak,...

Itís not necessarily that the vents will leak, itís that the switches and lights leak, along with the door pneumatic bracket that penetrates the overhead. Youíll never notice it till itís really...
Forum: RV-10 03-11-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By Bill.Peyton
The clearance from the heat muff to the cowling...

The clearance from the heat muff to the cowling is tight. 1 to 1/2" is what I ended up with. To prevent the cowling from being exposed to all this heat, you need to use reflective insulation. ACS...
Forum: RV-10 03-11-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,773
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I too machined new brass bushings using a lathe.

I too machined new brass bushings using a lathe.
Forum: RV-10 03-09-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,317
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My concern with gust locks that attach externally...

My concern with gust locks that attach externally to the control surfaces, is the damage that can be caused to the control surfaces by forgetting the gust locks are in place and moving the stick or...
Forum: RV-10 03-07-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I am now using the ASA separator without the...

I am now using the ASA separator without the exhaust connection. I had the exhaust connection at one point, but disconnected it due to the build up of material in the exhaust port. I installed the...
Forum: RV-10 03-01-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,317
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Here is what I have been using for 6 years. ...

Here is what I have been using for 6 years. Simple and cheap for RV10. All it takes is the addition of a protruding screw to retain the end at the seat. The over-center action keeps the gust lock...
Forum: RV-10 03-01-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By Bill.Peyton
What oil level are you running? Most of us find...

What oil level are you running? Most of us find that anything over 8 qts at oil change goes immediately to the belly. As Dan posted, breather tube extension is not the answer.
Forum: RV-10 02-24-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,079
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Just purchase these and save yourself a lot of...

Just purchase these and save yourself a lot of time. I installed them on my completed 10

http://www.aerosportproducts.com/product/rv-10-low-profile-door-handle/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,239
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Stewart Warner Hobbs Pressure Switch 1 PSI...

Stewart Warner Hobbs Pressure Switch 1 PSI Normally Open 2 Terminal - p/n 78628. I did not remove the main tanks for the installation. So I did not use the Bung fitting provided by HW. Instead I...
Forum: RV-10 02-10-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,592
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Ill give you a real good reason not to leave them...

Ill give you a real good reason not to leave them open unattended.



I had my pilot side door open, stock vans strut, I was in the process of poking my head in to retrieve my ipad when the door...
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,569
Posted By Bill.Peyton
There is no way that I would try to remove the...

There is no way that I would try to remove the wings and tail section outside without proper tools and jigs to hold the wings up while they are removed. It is not easy between the wiring, the fuel...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-18-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,900
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Hi Lance, and welcome to the adventure. I’m in...

Hi Lance, and welcome to the adventure. I’m in St. Louis at KSUS.
Forum: RV-10 01-12-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,854
Posted By Bill.Peyton
In addition to the 1inch hole, I used chrome...

In addition to the 1inch hole, I used chrome socket head bolts that are just a bit longer so as to protrude from the wheel pant. It makes it easier to get the bogart bar attached without damaging...
Forum: RV-10 01-05-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,761
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used a flat piece of stock and 6-#6 screws and...

I used a flat piece of stock and 6-#6 screws and appropriate nutplates. 900 hours and still looking like new.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,598
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Bill, I have a similar setup, just with the 430...

Bill, I have a similar setup, just with the 430 instead of 650. Prior to the MAP I dial in the missed altitude. And set HDG bug to runway heading. At the map I disconnect A/P and pitch up to 500 FPM...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,770
Posted By Bill.Peyton
My r ed cube failed at around 500 hours. Mounted...

My r ed cube failed at around 500 hours. Mounted between servo and spider
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,495
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used Sika 295 on all my 10. I have cracks...

I used Sika 295 on all my 10. I have cracks around the rear windows inspite of using 9 oz. glass around windows. They began after the first 100 degree day. While sika is a great adhesive and used...
Forum: RV-10 12-17-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,069
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I used the Sika 295 for all windows in my 10. The...

I used the Sika 295 for all windows in my 10. The issue with Sika is that it will expand and contract with heat. I used a single 6 ounce wrap of glass over all the seams. It only took 6 months for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,219
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Do yourself a favor and purchase a B andC...

Do yourself a favor and purchase a B andC alternator and regulator. Yes it will take a little longer to replace due to the external voltage regulator, but it will be worth it!
Forum: ADS-B 12-02-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,046
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Are you sure you have the serial lines connected...

Are you sure you have the serial lines connected properly? TX on 430 to RX on 330?

1. Configure the RS-232 Input on the GTX 330ES connected to the GNS 430W to "Remote"
2. Configure the RS-232...
Forum: ADS-B 12-02-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,046
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Are you receiving gps data on the 430w. Does the...

Are you receiving gps data on the 430w. Does the 430W have the latest software release. If you are seeing the adsb+ option on the serial output, then you have the latest software... Do you have...
Forum: RV-10 11-16-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,837
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Gil, I don't remember the exact gap. Try a...

Gil, I don't remember the exact gap. Try a small piece and shoot for 25% and see what that gives you. I remember making a gap tool, I just don't remember the number...
Forum: RV-10 11-15-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,837
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I ended up with around a 25% compression. The...

I ended up with around a 25% compression. The seal works fine with only that amount. I have been flying for 6 years and 900 hours and the seals still look new. You will never get the doors to close...
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I would mount the position sensor inside where it...

I would mount the position sensor inside where it will not get wet. Here is how I did it. I set my G3X to stop at 0, 15, and 30 degrees. When retracted the flaps are at approx. -3 degrees in...
Forum: RV-10 10-26-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,543
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I will take a look tomorrow

I will take a look tomorrow
Forum: RV-10 10-26-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,543
Posted By Bill.Peyton
[url=https://flic.kr/p/XvrCD2]https://farm5.static...

[url=https://flic.kr/p/XvrCD2]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4413/36432801675_4ed6a55dd0_c.jpg
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-16-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,177
Posted By Bill.Peyton
You can purchase the red wires direct from...

You can purchase the red wires direct from Magnecore. Like I said in an earlier post, they eliminated 90% of the noise. When you install the EI system, you need to keep the wires separated in wire...
Forum: RV-10 10-13-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By Bill.Peyton
Check with Aerosport products. The just came out...

Check with Aerosport products. The just came out with a new product for this
Forum: RV-10 10-13-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By Bill.Peyton
SB 16-03-28 Rear Spar Cracking

I am performing my condition inspection and just curious if anyone thus far, has found any issues of Cracking that is shown in the Service Bulletin 16-03-28. I have not seen any issues.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,239
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I just installed the hotel whisky Er tanks in my...

I just installed the hotel whisky Er tanks in my completed 10. I did so without removing the main tanks. It was not an easy task, but it can be done. I have used them now on several trips. I...
Forum: RV-10 09-24-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Bill.Peyton
253.5Ē from bottom of vs spar to prop flange and...

253.5Ē from bottom of vs spar to prop flange and 41.25 from firewall to prop flange
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,189
Posted By Bill.Peyton
I sent you a pm

I sent you a pm
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