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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-06-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Jesse
+1 for Tim at Approach.

+1 for Tim at Approach.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-02-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Jesse
Everything is spoken for except the SL15M. Iíll...

Everything is spoken for except the SL15M. Iíll be contacting you all as they get ready to ship. Please email me shipping addresses. My address for mailing a check is 10575 SW 147th Circle,...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-01-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Jesse
Everything comes with tray, back sheíll and...

Everything comes with tray, back sheíll and connector(s). I can promises harnesses, but what they come out with I can provide.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-01-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Jesse
FS: SL30, SL70, SL15M, GTx327

I am doing a Panel Upgrade and have an SL30, SL70 and SL15M coming out. I also have one or two GTX 327ís coming out in the next week or so.

SL30 fully functional with tray and connector, but face...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-29-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By Jesse
If it's connected to a WAAS GPS, it does not need...

If it's connected to a WAAS GPS, it does not need its own antenna.
Forum: RV-12 11-24-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Jesse
It should be NMEA in/out and set the D180 to 4800...

It should be NMEA in/out and set the D180 to 4800 baud.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-24-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By Jesse
This may be a good issue for a Poll. I have not...

This may be a good issue for a Poll. I have not used sectional charts for a couple of years now. I use the maps on the EFIS and the aeronautical maps on a ForeFlight. I use approach plates, but no...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-16-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By Jesse
FS: GTX327

Just removed a GTX327 from a Cherokee for a 345 install. Working perfectly when removed. Includes tray and connector. $400 shipped conus.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,477
Posted By Jesse
I would try one of those hook debuting tools to...

I would try one of those hook debuting tools to start with. You only need to remove 1/16 of material around the whole perimeter, so that just might work.
Forum: RV-12 11-12-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Jesse
Nicolas Posada is on my crew and is a CFII. He...

Nicolas Posada is on my crew and is a CFII. He does a lot of training in RVís. He will be moving to the Tampa area at the end of the year. Give me a call or text me and I can give you his info.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Jesse
For a non-WAAS 420 with no Nav radio, you miss...

For a non-WAAS 420 with no Nav radio, you miss out on very little without ARINC. As mentioned already, it somewhat depends on your auto pilot, because some auto pilots use ARINC for vertical...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-07-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By Jesse
The RV-6 wasnít prepunched, so they are all a...

The RV-6 wasnít prepunched, so they are all a little different. Vanís doesnít have a CAD file for them. There are a couple of ways to reproduce.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-07-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,188
Posted By Jesse
If youíre just doing one G5, and donít care about...

If youíre just doing one G5, and donít care about magnetic heading for the G5, itís an easy wire. 7 wires from the GTN650. 4 arinc wires from the gps connector and 2 arinc wires from the Nav...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Jesse
They just recently raised the price from $250 to...

They just recently raised the price from $250 to $450. They also donít offer the super bright update. They are running out of parts on these units. They have supported these units for way longer than...
Forum: GPS 11-06-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By Jesse
Make sure the SD car you are using is a 16GB...

Make sure the SD car you are using is a 16GB card. Iíve had the exact problem you are seeing with an 8GB card. Switched to 16GB and it worked.
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,496
Posted By Jesse
I flew with a guy in his RV-14 in Michigan. His...

I flew with a guy in his RV-14 in Michigan. His CHTís got over 300 in the climb, maybe as high as 350 on one or two, but in cruise at least one or two were under 300. I couldnít believe it.

In an...
Forum: RV-14 11-04-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,476
Posted By Jesse
Take a look at an RV-10. The top cowl to firewall...

Take a look at an RV-10. The top cowl to firewall pins are a MUCH better system on the -10 that could be used on any of the other models.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,547
Posted By Jesse
I always recommend flying before changing the...

I always recommend flying before changing the oil. Iíve seen sumps with a 1/2Ē of sludge because it was always changed cold. Only in very rare occasions will I change oil cold.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-04-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,615
Posted By Jesse
ForeFlight has the approaches in its database, so...

ForeFlight has the approaches in its database, so you can add an approach to the end of the flight plan and WiFi it to Skyview and the Skyview will fly the lateral portion. You are still responsible...
Forum: RV-12 11-04-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,864
Posted By Jesse
Great to see you back, Randy. Many of us will...

Great to see you back, Randy. Many of us will wait eagerly to see what new Dynon products are becoming available.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-04-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Jesse
What Jake said!

What Jake said!
Forum: ADS-B 10-30-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Jesse
Installed Garmin GDL82 ADS-B transmitter IAW...

Installed Garmin GDL82 ADS-B transmitter IAW Garmin installation manual. Anonymous switch installed in panel at _____ location.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-28-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Jesse
Is there any chance you have a broken sheer...

Is there any chance you have a broken sheer screw? I have seen broken sheer screws that are steered, allowing the arm to move about 10 degrees before catching and holding back and forth. This caused...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 88,383
Posted By Jesse
I agree 95% (all except the canopy open part).

I agree 95% (all except the canopy open part).
Forum: RV-12 10-26-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,670
Posted By Jesse
I would do both. $35 for the WiFi is a no...

I would do both. $35 for the WiFi is a no brained, but touch is too if you can afford it.
Forum: RV-10 10-26-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By Jesse
The radio stack is a great place to split the...

The radio stack is a great place to split the Panel. That will be adequate to hold the halves together.
Forum: RV-10 10-25-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By Jesse
I have done this many times. If you are leaving...

I have done this many times. If you are leaving the stock bottom bar, then itís an easy thing to do. Just put an attachment piece to hold the two together with screws.

The radio stack angles can...
Forum: RV-12 10-24-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By Jesse
One thing you are saying is AOA (Angle of...

One thing you are saying is AOA (Angle of Attack). The other thing sounds like you are talking about the AP Panel with trim circuitry. Which one is it? Give me a call & Iíll see if I can help.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Jesse
You were here today & didnít mention it? Text me...

You were here today & didnít mention it? Text me a picture of the old switch back & the new one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Jesse
Once you figure out how to navigate the menus,...

Once you figure out how to navigate the menus, itís not hard. The altitude will be RS232 as Icarus.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Jesse
Thatís not an uncommon argument or uncommon...

Thatís not an uncommon argument or uncommon reason for just moving forward, but thatís not following the rules. Iíve talked to FSDO people before who said, ďdonít need to do anythingĒ for that type...
Forum: RV-4 10-21-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By Jesse
I would keep the adapter assembly in case you...

I would keep the adapter assembly in case you decide to put on a backup alternator down the road. You can buy a plate or make one. I would use 1/4Ē aluminum as was mentioned, and thereís is a decent...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Jesse
The language at the bottom of your original post...

The language at the bottom of your original post ďor similarly worded statement.Ē
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-20-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By Jesse
Hi is 7 and Lo is 34 on the P1006

Hi is 7 and Lo is 34 on the P1006
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,733
Posted By Jesse
I might do this if I could break away, but I have...

I might do this if I could break away, but I have more work than I can do as it is.
Forum: ADS-B 10-18-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,710
Posted By Jesse
Anonymous mode on some UAT units is optional. If...

Anonymous mode on some UAT units is optional. If it shows the correct tail number, then it is not in anonymous mode.
Forum: ADS-B 10-15-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,710
Posted By Jesse
1. I think officially the Bahamas wants/required...

1. I think officially the Bahamas wants/required 1090ES, but I know a lot of people who fly there with no ADS-B (maybe not officially required yet) or with UAT, so I don't think the Bahamas will be a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-14-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By Jesse
I once found a sump on an O-360 that had 1/4+Ē of...

I once found a sump on an O-360 that had 1/4+Ē of sludge in it. The guy would always call his mechanic to come do the oil change, so it was always changed cold. I once changed it and by the time he...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,539
Posted By Jesse
If it isnít installed yet, you should still...

If it isnít installed yet, you should still qualify for the rebate.
Forum: RV-10 10-09-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By Jesse
Prop wash may be better on one side, but it would...

Prop wash may be better on one side, but it would also be worth considering the possibility of exhaust on the same side. In flight I donít think it would matter, but following the diagram posted, I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,589
Posted By Jesse
The most common problem I have seen people make...

The most common problem I have seen people make is buying auto pilot servos during the build, only to change their mind about final panel equipment and having servos they canít use. The auto pilot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,296
Posted By Jesse
You would want to put the mag switch(Es) close to...

You would want to put the mag switch(Es) close to the middle of he Panel and could easily out in two independent start switches/buttons, but you would probably want a starter enable switch so you...
Forum: Southeast 10-07-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By Jesse
We could get you in a hangar at X35. We could...

We could get you in a hangar at X35. We could help arrange a ride to GNV, MCO, TPA, PIE, SFB or JAX.
Forum: RV-10 10-06-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By Jesse
The bottom cross bar needs to be replaced with a...

The bottom cross bar needs to be replaced with a curved one to clear the sump. This was an issue and fixed established years ago, but hasnít been talked about recently that Iíve seen.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-04-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By Jesse
I had high CHTís on my -6 back in the day and...

I had high CHTís on my -6 back in the day and found that one mag was set at about 30-31 degrees. Set to 25 and the CHTís dropped 25-30 degrees.
Forum: Autopilots 09-30-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By Jesse
The weight adds maybe 6-8 oz. Removing the manual...

The weight adds maybe 6-8 oz. Removing the manual trim cable and going electric with auto trim probably saves a pound or more.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Jesse
There is a wire on most encoders (usually pink),...

There is a wire on most encoders (usually pink), that old transponders would connect to ground to tell the encoder to send altitude data. Older transponders couldnít handle continuous altitude data....
Forum: Autopilots 09-28-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By Jesse
From the TruTrak Auto Pitch Trim...

From the TruTrak Auto Pitch Trim Manual:

Autotrim Installation
-The autotrim module can be mounted in any location, in any orientation. Generally it is installed near the pitch servo to minimize the...
Forum: Autopilots 09-28-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By Jesse
Is there a Jesse St. James, or are you referring...

Is there a Jesse St. James, or are you referring to me?

The auto trim module for the TruTrak can be mounted in any orientation, and can go right back by the pitch servo. It doesnít need to run to...
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-26-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,215
Posted By Jesse
Amen to that. I have taken more auto conversions...

Amen to that. I have taken more auto conversions out to install Lycomings than I care to remember. On the other hand, an auto conversion plane can be had for a bargain, cheap enough to put a Lycoming...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-24-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,761
Posted By Jesse
I got my A&P letter based on experience building...

I got my A&P letter based on experience building EABís, but I got letters from a few A&Pís who were aware of and had seen my work in progress. The letters totaled over 36 months. The rules do say...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-24-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Jesse
Yes, you need it. Every big EFIS manufacturer has...

Yes, you need it. Every big EFIS manufacturer has an external ARINC convertor. Thatís just the way it is.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,753
Posted By Jesse
Race car scales work great. Most bathroom scales...

Race car scales work great. Most bathroom scales Iíve used make you stand on them for 2-3 seconds to give a reading, then the reading goes away. You also usually have to tap on them to turn them on,...
Forum: Southeast 09-21-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 805
Posted By Jesse
I have a little bit of just about everything at...

I have a little bit of just about everything at X35 near Ocala, FL.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-14-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Jesse
4í should be plenty of distance.

4í should be plenty of distance.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,659
Posted By Jesse
As has been said, itís a voluntary service. Iíve...

As has been said, itís a voluntary service. Iíve only been asked to look at one build, and I looked at it a couple of times. It was well built and the builder and I are friends now. I didnít charge...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,738
Posted By Jesse
I didnít mention Trio because I donít have a lot...

I didnít mention Trio because I donít have a lot of experience with them. I know most people with them are happy with them, so that could be added to a list, but I canít add it to my list due to lack...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,751
Posted By Jesse
You can switch between GPS and VLOC on the GNS or...

You can switch between GPS and VLOC on the GNS or GTN either on the navigator or on the Skyview. The Skyview has a setting to autoswitch based on the navigator or not. If not, then it has two...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,751
Posted By Jesse
Yes, you can use the SRC button to change the...

Yes, you can use the SRC button to change the source as well as touching the source box on the Skyview screen. That panel also has trim relays in it that will give you auto trim functionality if you...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,738
Posted By Jesse
Thatís exactly what Avidyne has done. They are,...

Thatís exactly what Avidyne has done. They are, imho, a very viable company with, in many ways, an equal or superior product to the Garmin line.

As for compatibility, there is very little function...
Forum: Autopilots 09-12-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Jesse
Make sure you have good power and ground to the...

Make sure you have good power and ground to the servo. Then do the detect as was already spelled out. If this doesnít work, give me a call and I can talk you through a few things to check.

The...
Forum: Autopilots 09-12-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Jesse
Duplicate post. Please remove.

Duplicate post. Please remove.
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