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Forum: GPS 05-15-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By RVbySDI
+1 for what Bob said. In addition, I would not...

+1 for what Bob said.

In addition, I would not mount the ipad on the panel. I fly with an ipad using Foreflight. It is a good tool to be used as a backup for navigation but I would never...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-14-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By RVbySDI
Well Tim, sorry that my error in constructing...

Well Tim, sorry that my error in constructing that cable is turning out to be the cause for your trouble. If you make it down this way again I will be sure to take you to Braumís. The burger and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,315
Posted By RVbySDI
What you described about tracking the other...

What you described about tracking the other cylinders is not proof it is not the probe. Try swapping the probe to another cylinder then see if it follows the probe.

As for the spider, it is easy...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-13-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,910
Posted By RVbySDI
Ummm! Just so everyone can fully appreciate...

Ummm! Just so everyone can fully appreciate Jaybirdís position in this life, this is by far not just the 5th airplane Jay has built. Maybe he will chime in and disclose the actual number. Lets...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By RVbySDI
I am the installer of this antenna and radio. To...

I am the installer of this antenna and radio. To answer the question of what type of antenna; this is an Archer wingtip NAV antenna in the right wingtip. I do not believe I installed the antenna...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,703
Posted By RVbySDI
Iím not Dan but Vans sells them.

Iím not Dan but Vans sells them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,703
Posted By RVbySDI
Take the advice from one who has experience with...

Take the advice from one who has experience with this (7 times worth of experience, go ahead and do a quick search to see some of my posts), this is the only way you are going to successfully seal...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By RVbySDI
I wrapped them around the sides, top, front. ...

I wrapped them around the sides, top, front. Everywhere except the back.
Forum: ADS-B 01-05-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By RVbySDI
To answer both previous questions, yes they can. ...

To answer both previous questions, yes they can. They work very well in that position.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,250
Posted By RVbySDI
second this. I had the same procedure in May...

second this. I had the same procedure in May 2018. Once you get past the rehab the new knee is a game changer. Hang in there, have a nice holiday rest.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-21-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,140
Posted By RVbySDI
I donít care who you are, that there is funny!! ...

I donít care who you are, that there is funny!! :p
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-21-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,552
Posted By RVbySDI
What size screens do you have? I would second...

What size screens do you have? I would second the above suggestion. There is no other path that will get you what you are asking for easier. Except for his suggestion of keeping your current...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,694
Posted By RVbySDI
Iíve got a golden ticket

Iíve got a golden ticket! (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6AicW3Xp9EM)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,247
Posted By RVbySDI
Golden Ticket!

Iíve got a Golden Ticket! (https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6AicW3Xp9EM)
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-10-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,070
Posted By RVbySDI
Very saddened to hear this. Like so many others,...

Very saddened to hear this. Like so many others, I have only spoken with you on the phone and via email. That does not diminish the heartfelt sorrow I feel in hearing this. Please, if there is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,787
Posted By RVbySDI
Tom, Sorry to hear this news. I was also...

Tom,
Sorry to hear this news. I was also unaware of your situation. Thank you for everything you do for the builder community. Will be praying for you and your wife.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-17-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,248
Posted By RVbySDI
Mark's pics are absolutely fantastic! I spent...

Mark's pics are absolutely fantastic!

I spent some time with Mark talking airplanes and watching him take some pictures. His camera setup would make anyone jealous. Top notch stuff and top notch...
Forum: RV-14 09-16-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,580
Posted By RVbySDI
Yes, the engine will stumble in that scenario and...

Yes, the engine will stumble in that scenario and yes the RPM drops off rather dramatically, although I do not recall how much. It has been several years since I experienced this phenomenon.
Forum: RV-14 09-15-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,580
Posted By RVbySDI
Bill, I was parked next to you at OSH. I have...

Bill,
I was parked next to you at OSH. I have experienced fuel smell a few times when going LOP in the past. It has happened when I pull the mixture lean too fast in combination with letting the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-10-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,614
Posted By RVbySDI
I would second the request for some dimensional...

I would second the request for some dimensional information on the final bracket.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-02-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,614
Posted By RVbySDI
just posting as an additional data point. I also...

just posting as an additional data point. I also mounted my red cube on the cockpit side of the firewall. In fact, due to the ECI constant flow fuel injection I have on the IO340, I have two red...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-26-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,626
Posted By RVbySDI
The symptoms you describe are similar to mine...

The symptoms you describe are similar to mine last year going to OSH. After several days of trouble shooting various possibilities, DanH finally found a "bugger" of some kind in the affected...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-06-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,339
Posted By RVbySDI
Jim, You can also download the savy analysis...

Jim,
You can also download the savy analysis (https://www.savvyanalysis.com/home) app. Go to the website and download their free app. Then you can import your GRT data files into it and see all the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-03-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By RVbySDI
Nope. Not the 360. The stroker is a stroked out...

Nope. Not the 360. The stroker is a stroked out 320. The cylinders have the same dimmensions as a 320. You want the baffle kit for the . . . Wait for it. . . The 320! :D

So how do I know? Well, I...
Forum: GPS 07-01-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,145
Posted By RVbySDI
Hey Walt, I care. And I will agree with you. A...

Hey Walt, I care. And I will agree with you. A delicate electronic device should not live in a hot dirty environment.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-21-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,028
Posted By RVbySDI
Just to clarify a point from your post. Even if...

Just to clarify a point from your post. Even if you do add the GRT ARINC module, you still will not have an approach legal gps navigator.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,972
Posted By RVbySDI
Ok. I finally got things ironed out with posting...

Ok. I finally got things ironed out with posting these pics. Here are three pics of pretty much the same view. I know it looks a little busy but these are looking down onto everything behind the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,972
Posted By RVbySDI
I have been attempting to post pictures but...

I have been attempting to post pictures but having difficulty with uploading to flickr. If you wish you can to send me your email maybe it would be faster if I emailed the pics to you. You can send...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,972
Posted By RVbySDI
the fabricated bracket is angle aluminum mounted...

the fabricated bracket is angle aluminum mounted underneath the ribs aproximately halfway between, and running parrallel to, the sub panel and the firewall. Then two pieces of aluminum running...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,972
Posted By RVbySDI
I cannot post a pic now but I do have some of an...

I cannot post a pic now but I do have some of an install I did last fall on a tip up 9A. I fabricated a bracket on the underneath side between the firewall and the subpanel on the passenger side. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-08-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,062
Posted By RVbySDI
There are multiple posts from several individuals...

There are multiple posts from several individuals with good advice on baffling, etc. All worth investigating for the original poster. However, the original post does not provide info on what the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By RVbySDI
Help with tanks

Here is some light reading for you.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/search.php?searchid=39890502

If anything it should allow you to recognize you are not alone in dealing with fuel leaks. I...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-01-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By RVbySDI
is another way of saying "leaning forward". Ok,...

is another way of saying "leaning forward". Ok, got it now.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-31-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By RVbySDI
Ok, I give up. What in the world does this mean?

Ok, I give up. What in the world does this mean?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,027
Posted By RVbySDI
Any official airspeed communication from Vans...

Any official airspeed communication from Vans will be MPH.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,642
Posted By RVbySDI
[QUOTE=RV10Man;1331636] Hello Marshal, I have...

[QUOTE=RV10Man;1331636]
Hello Marshal,
I have return fuel lines in my 9A. If you have questions let me know. The type of FI system will determine whether you need return lines or not. As for the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-25-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,729
Posted By RVbySDI
Mine is mounted on a fabricated gussette on the...

Mine is mounted on a fabricated gussette on the second bulkhead back from the rear baggage bulkhead. If you have a slider anything closer forward and the steel in the slider frame will interfere.
Forum: ADS-B 02-17-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,594
Posted By RVbySDI
That would not turn out well even if you proved a...

That would not turn out well even if you proved a point. You would violate restricted airspace rules whether the ADS-B provided the FAA info or not. The feds could most likely track me down for such...
Forum: ADS-B 02-17-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,594
Posted By RVbySDI
A voice of reason!

A voice of reason!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-17-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,680
Posted By RVbySDI
The first statement about Anual Condition...

The first statement about Anual Condition Inspection and 100 hour not required is correct. Some added clarification on your second statement about E-LSA and EAB.

If one builds an airplane and...
Forum: ADS-B 02-17-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,594
Posted By RVbySDI
Interesting. Ok, below in my signature are my...

Interesting.

Ok, below in my signature are my bottom line credentials, although I fully understand they do not meet the expectation of your intent in asking for them, they never the less, are my...
Forum: ADS-B 02-16-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,594
Posted By RVbySDI
+1 for this Baby Boomer as well.

+1 for this Baby Boomer as well.
Forum: Safety 02-16-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,719
Posted By RVbySDI
My oh my! I am in dire straits then! Living in...

My oh my!

I am in dire straits then!

Living in Oklahoma I have had so many days when I have flown in winds that have greatly exceeded these "Limits" I cannot even begin to count them. Not so sure...
Forum: ADS-B 02-13-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,594
Posted By RVbySDI
Yep, that is what would happen. However, there...

Yep, that is what would happen. However, there is that minor legality issue pointed out above in the regulations.
Forum: ADS-B 02-12-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,594
Posted By RVbySDI
This is NOT correct. There is a switch that must...

This is NOT correct. There is a switch that must be installed on the GDL82. If one wishes to operate it in anonymous mode, you would have to engage that mode using that switch. Also, it is not...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,365
Posted By RVbySDI
If the builder was planning ahead, he would have...

If the builder was planning ahead, he would have installed terminal blocks at the base of the stick somewhere. Then you could simply disconnect the wires at the terminal block, pull them out of the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,365
Posted By RVbySDI
+1 for this. Without knowing your plane's setup...

+1 for this. Without knowing your plane's setup it would be dificult to advise on the wiring. However you do the cut, you will have to account for the additional wire length you will still have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,984
Posted By RVbySDI
And at least one with a 180 hp Titan IO340! :D

And at least one with a 180 hp Titan IO340! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,279
Posted By RVbySDI
Not sure where this thread is going. For that...

Not sure where this thread is going. For that matter, don't know where it is coming from either. You have a direct reply (actually two direct replies) from THE Garmin representative telling you the...
Forum: Autopilots 12-27-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By RVbySDI
As has been mentioned above, the TruTrak is a...

As has been mentioned above, the TruTrak is a drop in replacement for your existing TT with the exception of adding the recovery button wiring. I have the GRT HX and replaced a Digiflight II with...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-23-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,151
Posted By RVbySDI
Over 9 years with two of them installed in my...

Over 9 years with two of them installed in my plane (have return fuel line with one to measure return fuel). They have worked flawlessly. I do not have them on the hot side of the firewall. I do...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-19-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,162
Posted By RVbySDI
Well, I will have to remember that euphemism for...

Well, I will have to remember that euphemism for the next time the jokes start rolling around the campfire! :D
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-17-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,162
Posted By RVbySDI
I can add my comments to the thread but it would...

I can add my comments to the thread but it would only reiterate what everyone has already said. The best advice I can offer is "build what YOU want! Not what anyone else SAYS you want!"

As for...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-13-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,281
Posted By RVbySDI
The above comments are worth exploring. If you...

The above comments are worth exploring. If you are up to that fiberglass work though then purchasing the O-360 cowl, if vertical induction or the IO-360, if forward induction, will work also. I...
Forum: Safety 11-19-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 23,093
Posted By RVbySDI
I would say the reactions are based upon your...

I would say the reactions are based upon your posts and the links showing that the proposal was addressing creating longer geography. That indicates to the uninitiated there is an emphasis in doing...
Forum: Safety 11-18-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 23,093
Posted By RVbySDI
Ok, so first I have to say - WOW!! Yes Vic, I...

Ok, so first I have to say - WOW!! Yes Vic, I did read all of these posts. So since I did I will reply to a few of those that caought my eye.


Many comments about flying in early and not having...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,076
Posted By RVbySDI
Hmmmm, given this concept, what is more...

Hmmmm, given this concept, what is more useful?

1 Kilometer = 1000 meters
1 Meter = one/ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the north pole along a meridian through Paris, France
OR
1...
Forum: ADS-B 11-08-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,093
Posted By RVbySDI
I am not Ken but to address your question,...

I am not Ken but to address your question, proximity of the boxes to each other in a normal situation should not have interference issues. Proximity of antennas, on the other hand, a whole different...
Forum: ADS-B 10-24-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,093
Posted By RVbySDI
Without knowing anything about your build I can...

Without knowing anything about your build I can only guess what you have but there has to be some wires going thru the spar. There may be room for coax there. However, it would also be easy to drill...
Forum: ADS-B 10-23-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,093
Posted By RVbySDI
Just posted on another thread asking about gps...

Just posted on another thread asking about gps antennae installation. I installed my gps antennae on the glareshield. Works great there. As for installation, it is as easy as it gets. Wire power,...
Forum: GPS 10-23-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By RVbySDI
Two gps antennae on the glareshield. One for the...

Two gps antennae on the glareshield. One for the GDL-82, one for the internal gps for the GDU-470. Over a year flying with these. No problems with interferance at all or signal degradation so far.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By RVbySDI
I won't say much about whether I think you should...

I won't say much about whether I think you should build one over the other. All I will say about that is . . . Well, I built a 9!

As for the question of whether one is easier to build than the...
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