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Forum: Electrical Systems 11-12-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By Electrogunner
Harness

Approach does custom work as well. I had them do a G900X harness customized to my installation in my -10. Everything worked the first time I threw the master. That is saying something as the 900...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-29-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,382
Posted By Electrogunner
Locking toggle switches solves that. Then up can...

Locking toggle switches solves that. Then up can be on as usual.
Forum: Painting your RV 10-27-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By Electrogunner
Get a quote from Lancaster Aero at smoketown...

Get a quote from Lancaster Aero at smoketown airport. They paint a lot of RVís in the area. They are doing the AOPA RV10.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-26-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,382
Posted By Electrogunner
I wiring my push button start though a relay that...

I wiring my push button start though a relay that grounds the right mag anytime the starter solenoid is powered. Basically the same thing a 3 position keyed switch would do. I like to keep things...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,608
Posted By Electrogunner
Any product that I purchase, I expect Lexus...

Any product that I purchase, I expect Lexus quality. My quality expectations do not change as to where THEY decide to have their product assembled. That is their choice, not mine. But they should...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,608
Posted By Electrogunner
So the cost of your QB wings went up...

So the cost of your QB wings went up considerably. I would have a hard time eating that. IMHO.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,608
Posted By Electrogunner
Scott, is it really that much cheaper for Vans to...

Scott,
is it really that much cheaper for Vans to outsource these QB's overseas with the shipping costs involved? Once you ship parts to them, ship the completed builds back, QC them in house and fix...
Forum: RV-10 10-23-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,354
Posted By Electrogunner
Hopefully yours does not leak but sometimes it...

Hopefully yours does not leak but sometimes it takes a while. I was at the 7 month mark when I noticed mine. I think the issue is prep done or not done at the proseal application areas. There was...
Forum: RV-10 10-22-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,354
Posted By Electrogunner
Everyone is thinking it, but I'll say it. Maybe...

Everyone is thinking it, but I'll say it.
Maybe Vans should reconsider in house quick building. I know it's cheaper for them to outsource out of the country but obviously quality on the very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Electrogunner
Pierre, I just used some cheap ones from harbor...

Pierre,
I just used some cheap ones from harbor freight when I needed them for the -10. Just get the adjustable ones.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-17-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Electrogunner
Uh Oh. What did you do?

Uh Oh. What did you do?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-17-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By Electrogunner
I wish the pics I took of the Lakeshore were that...

I wish the pics I took of the Lakeshore were that clear on the way to Osh this year. It was super hazy that Friday. Great pics.
Forum: RV-10 10-15-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By Electrogunner
Data point

I have the desser retreads on mine. I've accumulated almost 90 hr's and about 130 landings since 1st flight in February and the tires and matco brakes are holding up very well. Hardly any tire wear...
Forum: RV-10 10-11-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,647
Posted By Electrogunner
I'll have to put a dynamometer on it next time...

I'll have to put a dynamometer on it next time but I'm betting it's 300lbs or slightly less on a -10. It would be interesting what the mothership says.
Forum: RV-10 10-04-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,647
Posted By Electrogunner
Nose lift

I installed a 3/8 threaded anchor in the concrete floor directly under the tail tie down. Screw in a tie down and use a come a long to pull the tail down. You can also control it when you lower the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-03-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,176
Posted By Electrogunner
LEE

I flew into Lee last Sunday with my -10 and picked up a friend of mine to go get his plane down near NC. Great little airport.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,317
Posted By Electrogunner
Flight

Congratulations Jeff!!
I too found the additional pilot program invaluable.
Forum: Northeast 09-30-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By Electrogunner
Prop balance

Lancaster Aero at S37 Smoketown Airport. They have a brand new balancer.
Forum: Propellers 09-29-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By Electrogunner
Crate

https://postimg.cc/D86hKD8r

Here is how someone sent a prop to me. It was a 3 blade, so it took some construction. Prop arrived good as new.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By Electrogunner
Kydex

Also note, Kydex is easily moldable using a heat gun.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By Electrogunner
To each his own. Iím sure they did extensive...

To each his own. Iím sure they did extensive testing on the memory foam that they use. Yes it is firm when cold , but once it warms you might as well be sitting on the spar carry through. I still...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By Electrogunner
Foam

Alot of shops will do custom foam work for you cheaper than the vans foam sets. That way you can customize the feel of the seats. My seat guy took one look at the vans foam and said " you will not...
Forum: RV-10 09-13-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,247
Posted By Electrogunner
Yeah, mine went up instead of down this year too.

Yeah, mine went up instead of down this year too.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-30-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 35,055
Posted By Electrogunner
Test

http://https://i.postimg.cc/KRVWG6tZ/IMG-20190719-111717345-HDR.jpg (https://postimg.cc/KRVWG6tZ)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,728
Posted By Electrogunner
Flyboys

I just removed my flyboys wing walk after OSH. It started coming up at the leading edge about 4 months after first flight. I think it caused me to lose the Gold Lindy :)
Thought it was a prep...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-20-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,845
Posted By Electrogunner
Thanks Carl. We are awaiting with anxious...

Thanks Carl. We are awaiting with anxious anticipation.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-20-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,845
Posted By Electrogunner
P mag

Any beta testing report yet?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,332
Posted By Electrogunner
Tents

I seen quite a few REI tents with aluminum poles destroyed at osh. I would stick to low profile and fiberglass poles, so it can give. My cheap Coleman tent made it though the osh deluge just fine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By Electrogunner
Financing

Pilot Bank. They are in Florida
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,510
Posted By Electrogunner
Arrived

N620RV arrived to SLOSHKOSH 2019 on Friday at 1600L. We were able to get set up before the first storm hit.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,207
Posted By Electrogunner
Notam

I think
Be safe
Donít do anything stupid to put you or others at risk
Watch for others
Be courteous to other pilots
Follow the NOTAM
Donít fall into getthereitis

About sums it up.
Forum: Northeast 07-10-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Electrogunner
Lakeshore

Thanks Jessi. I might just do that.
Forum: Northeast 07-10-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Electrogunner
Wing man

Iím planning on leaving for OSH Saturday morning the 20th departing SE Pennsylvania. Anyone in the area leaving about the same time that needs a wing man? Planning a stop in IN to refuel then maybe...
Forum: RV-10 07-03-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By Electrogunner
Oil cooler

Well this thread popped up at the right time. I'm thru my phase one but recently since the hot weather kicked in, I'm seeing some higher then I like oil temps. I did not seal the oil cooler the the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,363
Posted By Electrogunner
That would be a sight for sure. Well, we have...

That would be a sight for sure. Well, we have a whole year to set it up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,363
Posted By Electrogunner
Arrivals

EXACTLY!! Who is up for a mass arrival no one has seen before? Next year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,363
Posted By Electrogunner
We should all just do a Rv mass arrival and take...

We should all just do a Rv mass arrival and take up the entire day.
Forum: Propellers 06-24-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,961
Posted By Electrogunner
Prop

Iím running the 375 and can attest it works very well. VERY SMOOTH
Forum: RV-10 06-22-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Electrogunner
Lord

I used the adhesive on the cabin top only. After that was cured I used a slurry of epoxy/flox to secure the edge to the skin. Then the layup for the fairing went over that.
Forum: RV-10 06-18-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 431,483
Posted By Electrogunner
That is one sharp looking -10. Congrats!

That is one sharp looking -10. Congrats!
Forum: RV-10 06-14-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,977
Posted By Electrogunner
Lock

The lock tab should block the pin from coming out of the slot so the the handle can not turn. It took some bending and relieving of the tab to work properly. On another note, I only installed the...
Forum: RV-10 06-13-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By Electrogunner
Spacer

I don't recall if I used the matco spacer with the plane around spacer. I did however had to clearance the bracket for the an fitting.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 06-10-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,489
Posted By Electrogunner
LOL. I ran over to Chester county to use the...

LOL. I ran over to Chester county to use the compass rose to finalize my magnetometer calibration. It was quick, you were taking off when I was on downwind coming back. Catch ya next time, donít...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 06-10-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,489
Posted By Electrogunner
Hold short A-10ís. Vlads coming in The tower...

Hold short A-10ís. Vlads coming in The tower probably said

I missed talking to you at smoketown couple weeks ago, I was taking off in the silver/ purple -10
Forum: RV-10 06-09-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,685
Posted By Electrogunner
Oil

I have found that mine behaves the same. At oil change I put in 8, which shows about 7 on stick. When it hits 6 on the stick I add a qt which seems about 10-15 hrs so far.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-04-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,085
Posted By Electrogunner
Trip

Great write up and pics Bill. This trip is on my list for the future, that's why I'm working on my IR.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,160
Posted By Electrogunner
BEER

Mike,
Since in the pic you are wearing a smoketown flyin shirt, Iíll be sure to bring some Lancaster county brews.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-31-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,592
Posted By Electrogunner
Tease

Ultimate tease.
Forum: RV-10 05-23-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,167
Posted By Electrogunner
If you would like, I could come down and take a...

If you would like, I could come down and take a look at what you have there. I completed my 10 earlier this year. During my build I had several tech counselors, A&P's and even FAA DAR come visit me...
Forum: Southeast 05-22-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Electrogunner
Thanks. I talked to Chad and he is almost...

Thanks. I talked to Chad and he is almost positive he can put my -10 inside for the weekend. Good thing because my canopy cover is not in yet. I'll do VFR flight following so I'm sure I'll be talking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By Electrogunner
Wingtip

I just recently moved my GMU 44 to the wingtip because of interference in the tailcone. I have the tips fastened using hinges and the pins are slightly magnetic, but I didn't have any calibration...
Forum: Southeast 05-22-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By Electrogunner
Beaufort NC

Any pireps on KMRH in beauford? Flying in for the holiday weekend. I see the fuel is a little pricey, but it's a coastal tourist place so.
Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,170
Posted By Electrogunner
FAA

Just the FAA covering their a%+@#.
Forum: Autopilots 05-17-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By Electrogunner
AP

Also check the user selectable setting on the control head. Audible may not be selected.
Forum: Autopilots 05-17-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By Electrogunner
Trutrak

Is there an audible when you engage the AP?
Forum: RV-10 05-15-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 777
Posted By Electrogunner
Ohh Happy Day

Signed off the phase 1 flight testing today. So good to know I donít have boundaries anymore. Time for this -10 to spread its wings.
Forum: RV-10 05-15-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,180
Posted By Electrogunner
Solid

I would go with the solid using the long bar. That bar will come in handy other places as well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,682
Posted By Electrogunner
RV

Around here it seems they prefer type as in RV. Iíve been saying RV 620RV on initial without question. Plus it lets them know our capabilities, so when they say RV 20RV cleared to land keep your...
Forum: Northeast 04-19-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,105
Posted By Electrogunner
I used Don as well. Very easy to deal with. It...

I used Don as well. Very easy to deal with. It was really a non event.
Forum: RV-10 04-18-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,450
Posted By Electrogunner
Sound

Love that sound. Had to play it back 3 times.
Forum: RV-10 04-15-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By Electrogunner
Time

I had the same thoughts, also I wanted to be sure I didn't have any brake issues before covering them up. I haven't had any temp issues, fingers crossed.
Forum: RV-10 04-15-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By Electrogunner
Pants

The consensus says. Time to put my pants on.
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