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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-20-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,399
Posted By BobRV7
I guess you are talking about the round holes,...

I guess you are talking about the round holes, Ace hardware has hole cutters for your drill or drill press. I didn't cut the holes out on my W-706.
These work pretty well for cutting AB or AA or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By BobRV7
Some times a part number is listed on the plans...

Some times a part number is listed on the plans that is actually several parts that you put together, those are not listed at Vans so you have to order each one separately maybe that's what happened...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,567
Posted By BobRV7
You might try it back where you had it and run...

You might try it back where you had it and run the test on the ramp with the engine and everything running and the canopy closed. You will have to hold your brake down for the turn. Worked for me,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,464
Posted By BobRV7
If you determine that it is the carb and not just...

If you determine that it is the carb and not just loose screws on it and it is a
MSA carb, they have several SB's on them including the float, I had them do a rebuild that brought everything up to...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-12-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 135,550
Posted By BobRV7
Thank you for posting this, My wife's Uncle Hugh...

Thank you for posting this, My wife's Uncle Hugh Sillin was also a Captain that flew the Hump and went to a lot of their annual get to gathers here in the states. He did fly with me in my first...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-04-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,582
Posted By BobRV7
Hey Mike, I had an RV7 slider and that is where I...

Hey Mike, I had an RV7 slider and that is where I mounted mine and if I booted the GRT up with the canopy all the way back it would cause about a 7 degree error but didn't change the location just...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-02-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,410
Posted By BobRV7
Good trip write up, Mike and you have a good...

Good trip write up, Mike and you have a good looking 7, they are made for a checkered board rudder.
Forum: RV-10 03-29-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,440
Posted By BobRV7
Hi Steve, you didn't mention what model but the...

Hi Steve, you didn't mention what model but the RV7 mentions this on PG 7-4
in the pre-view plans:
Drill the holes attaching the ribs to the spars to full size. Most of the ribs simply fit to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By BobRV7
Hi Scott, I'm building another RV7 at my hanger...

Hi Scott, I'm building another RV7 at my hanger in KFNL and can stop by and maybe give you some info. You might try Jim Chrisman A/I at Poudre Aviation
378-8994 he has done an RV6-A for a friend of...
Forum: GPS 06-25-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,112
Posted By BobRV7
Here is one on Ebay for...

Here is one on Ebay for $35:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Garmin-TWAS-TERRAIN-DATA-CARD-/291497658290?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item43de9d47b2
Forum: Engine Monitors 06-22-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,214
Posted By BobRV7
Axel, Have you tried this web site:...

Axel, Have you tried this web site: http://www.rvproject.gen.nz/grt/
I think that's the one I used if you have Windows Xcel, it converts the EIS logs to a useable a Xcel spread sheet, you may have...
Forum: GPS 06-20-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,112
Posted By BobRV7
Find an aviation Garmin dealer near you, they are...

Find an aviation Garmin dealer near you, they are the ones that update the terrain cards and will know if you have a bad card or just need the update as it may be just scrambled data on yours. They...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,159
Posted By BobRV7
To Michael Burbidge: Just a question about the...

To Michael Burbidge: Just a question about the tank sealant you used, was this the Flame Master sold by Vans? The only stuff I've seen was the dark gray colored sealant, have they changed it?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,264
Posted By BobRV7
Have noticed now some pics just have an x instead...

Have noticed now some pics just have an x instead of the pic but I can right click on it and then hit show pic, is this what you are talking about? I use win7 and explorer.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-01-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,661
Posted By BobRV7
Hi Chris, did you check out the manufactures Web...

Hi Chris, did you check out the manufactures Web site? Wrong clips on a different float will cause this. I had the white floats and they told me to not use the metal...
Forum: GPS 09-21-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 846
Posted By BobRV7
Hi Mike, here are the price for cards and the...

Hi Mike, here are the price for cards and the programmer;
https://jeppdirect.jeppesen.com/main/store/product_listing_template.jsp?catId=cat540006_ca

last time I got the US Nav data it was $430/...
Forum: RV-4 01-02-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,104
Posted By BobRV7
Thanks for posting that Cobra. Well put together,...

Thanks for posting that Cobra. Well put together, my kind of music and enjoyed your pro aerobatics, and the great scenery we have here in Colorado.
You must live near the Fremont Co airport.
Forum: Autopilots 12-24-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By BobRV7
I used the outer most hole for both servo's in my...

I used the outer most hole for both servo's in my RV7, just as in the RV7 servo diagrams on the trutrak web site shows, anyway what you are looking for is the distance of the arm and to keep the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-24-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By BobRV7
My superior 0360 is timed at 25 BTC on both mags...

My superior 0360 is timed at 25 BTC on both mags and only get 60-70 rpm drop on mag test
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,116
Posted By BobRV7
(Bob, I see the northern tool specs say it is not...

(Bob, I see the northern tool specs say it is not thermostatic controlled, but the same Kat model from Amazon says it is thermo controlled. Can you help with this answer?)

I bought mine at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,116
Posted By BobRV7
I have a Kat's 24150 150W installed on my...

I have a Kat's 24150 150W installed on my superior 180, heats the oil in 15-20min and easily glues to the oil case, on since 2009. I don't leave it on only plug it in a before flight. As good as th...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-22-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,305
Posted By BobRV7
Van's sells the original blanks for a fair price,...

Van's sells the original blanks for a fair price, just get the p/n from the plans
Forum: Autopilots 11-03-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,323
Posted By BobRV7
Digiflight II VSGV settings

Digiflight II VSGV SETTINGS

Hold mode button in:

Lateral activity = 3
Lateral torque = 10
Baud rate = 9600
Bank angle = medium
Micro activity =0
GPSS gain = 16
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 34,839
Posted By BobRV7
LOE 2013 Fly-In (tentative) Event Schedule...

LOE 2013 Fly-In
(tentative) Event Schedule
Friday
3:30pm 6:30pm Registration
5:30pm Beer Thirty! Wine / Beer / ? - $5 BBQ
8:30pm Last shuttles to the Candlewood Suites and Holiday Inn...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 34,839
Posted By BobRV7
Info if coming to LOE: Roads still closed,...

Info if coming to LOE:
Roads still closed, loveland 34 to Estes park, Lyons to Estes park
Most flight restrictions lifted.
http://www.visitftcollins.com/brewery-tours
Russ Kamtz had been...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-21-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 34,839
Posted By BobRV7
We met with Russ Daves yesterday at KFNL and Gary...

We met with Russ Daves yesterday at KFNL and Gary Zilik from Pine Junction made it up to help out. Russ Daves has really has really accomplished a lot of the things we were really bogged down with as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 34,839
Posted By BobRV7
LOE

Radio: UNICOM 122.70

Val Hucke office service manager knows about LOE and said Deb Montgomery is taking registration forms and cash/CC, she will be back this Monday.

FNL Jet Center
Atten- Deb...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-12-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,624
Posted By BobRV7
Shocking news to all of us here at KFNL. Russ and...

Shocking news to all of us here at KFNL. Russ and Carol were the best. Russ was the man to see whenever we needed some answers and would always drop what he was doing to help us out. We will surely...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-22-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,225
Posted By BobRV7
I have the AOPA Aero commander 112 that does a...

I have the AOPA Aero commander 112 that does a pretty good job for IFR approaches in MS Sim 2004 with the AP and Chelton EFIS and 2 SL30's but don't think its available anymore.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,134
Posted By BobRV7
1st solo in a C150 at Stapleton airport in Denver...

1st solo in a C150 at Stapleton airport in Denver 6/23/1964, only 61 years after the Wright Brothers. Guess I'm dealing with a bunch of kids in this thread!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By BobRV7
Good for you Larry! You must have mastered the...

Good for you Larry! You must have mastered the riveting.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By BobRV7
Hi Larry! There are a few with of us w/7's at...

Hi Larry! There are a few with of us w/7's at KFNL just down the hill if you need help or idea's. Bob@lpbroadband.net
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-04-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,937
Posted By BobRV7
I have both the HS and WS but don't have the room...

I have both the HS and WS but don't have the room to upgrade the one WS to HS, but something to consider is when upgrading the SW the WS needs to have to have the file extracted before putting it on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 14,454
Posted By BobRV7
Just a note about starter buttons on the stick or...

Just a note about starter buttons on the stick or panel. They have been inadvertenly pushed while the engine was running and shearing off the tips of the ring gear.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,234
Posted By BobRV7
The guy that done my aircraft certification gave...

The guy that done my aircraft certification gave me a signed note that I took in to get my repairman certification stating that I was qualified to get it, so you might ask the guy that done yours....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-16-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,737
Posted By BobRV7
I assume you've talked to Walter and I've never...

I assume you've talked to Walter and I've never had that happen on mine but I'd get the manual out and check all the settings in the 430 and the GRT's if the baud rates are different they usually...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-08-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,780
Posted By BobRV7
I think most install these after or during test...

I think most install these after or during test flights. I do not have one on my RV7 and haven't needed one
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,728
Posted By BobRV7
Eric, I used this many times building my RV7. Its...

Eric, I used this many times building my RV7. Its an attachment for a drill but works good in tight fiting places and has the short...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-26-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,307
Posted By BobRV7
Welcome to Colorado, Larry! I have my flying RV7...

Welcome to Colorado, Larry! I have my flying RV7 based at KFNL and there are several other RV's here as well. If you have any questions about this area or your building the 7 you can email me...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-17-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,809
Posted By BobRV7
I assume you have power going to the nav portion...

I assume you have power going to the nav portion it should be wired to a seperate breaker.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 02-17-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,452
Posted By BobRV7
430W

The advantage of the 430W over the 430 is you now have the use of many smaller airports that have only GPS approches
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,256
Posted By BobRV7
Darren, That is a great video and you have a nice...

Darren, That is a great video and you have a nice family there. If you don't have an oil cooler shutter you probably should put one on like the one Van's sells. Good choice of planes, I have one
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-17-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,641
Posted By BobRV7
I think what you are doing is correct, I have...

I think what you are doing is correct, I have what you have except mine is the grt EFIS HS. you leave the AP in gpss and gpsv and arm the ils/loc on the EFIS when you are cleared to land and on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,234
Posted By BobRV7
I would think that would have to be altered in...

I would think that would have to be altered in the super seven. Van's has the VNE red line 's in the build manual Section 15 pg 23 for the 7 at 230 mph or 200 kts IAS and that is what I used
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-25-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,923
Posted By BobRV7
430w settings

main arinc settings on mine are:
in1- low-EFIS/airdata
in2-high-Garmin GTX 330
out- low- Gama 429
if you have this last one (out) high it may be your problem
Forum: Autopilots 11-14-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,572
Posted By BobRV7
Have you checked out GRT , thats what I have in...

Have you checked out GRT , thats what I have in my RV7, dual EFIS screens one with arinc and the EIS, TT autopilot digiflight vsvg, and the Garmin 430W,330 and 340. They will do what you want full...
Forum: Autopilots 11-09-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,524
Posted By BobRV7
Thats the $ difference between an autopilot for...

Thats the $ difference between an autopilot for certified aircraft and experimental. Trutrak auto pilots are only for experimant aircraft, have the digiflightII vsvg and works great
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 909
Posted By BobRV7
You might check out this web site, they have I...

You might check out this web site, they have I think what you need.
http://www.eismate.com/doc/ReadMe.html
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-25-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By BobRV7
If you do the calibration with the canopy open...

If you do the calibration with the canopy open and have the magnometer near the canopy with it open it will cause that, found out the hard way, also done mine with everthing on and engine running and...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-25-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,132
Posted By BobRV7
Ken, that's probably what it is. I have the...

Ken, that's probably what it is. I have the Superior XP 0360 and after 70 Hrs it was leaking and spreading oil all over in the back of the engine and didn't seem to be the front seal, but it was....
Forum: Autopilots 03-31-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,877
Posted By BobRV7
Settings

Here are mine, RV7 W/ 430W, TTvsgv, dual screen (1WS, 1HS) and it is real stable but don't have the GRT HX but you can try it

Lat activity=3
Lat Torque=10
Bank angle=med
GPSS Gain=16
Vertical...
Forum: GPS 03-22-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,339
Posted By BobRV7
vor splitter

I installed my 430W and was going to put a vor splitter in and Stark Avionics said do not put vor splitters in for the 430w, use two antenna's if you have another nav/com radio and also you have to...
Forum: COMM 09-09-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,823
Posted By BobRV7
I think its telling you, you don't have a valid...

I think its telling you, you don't have a valid vor or loc signal so I wouldn't worry about that at this stage, you also have settings in the 430 but I suppose you have set those.
Forum: Reviews 10-19-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 25,632
Posted By BobRV7
Got it. Thank you

Got it. Thank you
Forum: Midwest 07-05-2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 807
Posted By BobRV7
I'm at KFNL and its probably closer, I think you...

I'm at KFNL and its probably closer, I think you can tie up at the FBO, but if you really need hanger space you can email me Bob@lpbroadband.net , I may be able to move things around and get you in.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-28-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,706
Posted By BobRV7
I think Paula must have kicked her out of the...

I think Paula must have kicked her out of the house, because I seen her with an RV8 and it looks like a long term relationship
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-18-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 923,130
Posted By BobRV7
Great looking panel Les! Seems like I seen one...

Great looking panel Les! Seems like I seen one just like that last week.
Forum: Interiors 02-27-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,144
Posted By BobRV7
I just did mine, had the seat back in center...

I just did mine, had the seat back in center position and cut it the width of the 5pt buckle and back about an inch. Just so the buckle can be removed from the seat bottom.
Forum: Reviews 01-16-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 25,632
Posted By BobRV7
Would also like the download. Bob@lpbroadband.net

Would also like the download. Bob@lpbroadband.net
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-04-2006, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,338
Posted By BobRV7
XP-360

I just finished my build school at Superior and have my engine. Evan Yearsley was the instructor and it was a great experience. I even got to experience the first run. They have an advertisement in...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-16-2006, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,461
Posted By BobRV7
Yes, I mounted mine recently in my 7 and had the...

Yes, I mounted mine recently in my 7 and had the same problem. I filed the holes in the pump to make it fit, but doing that I wasn't able to put a socket on one side to tighten, so I moved it up to...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-22-2006, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,539
Posted By BobRV7
I personally wouldn't put a light in the lower...

I personally wouldn't put a light in the lower cowl, too much vibration there. we have C172's in a flying club and we are always changing bulbs
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