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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-23-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,474
Posted By N130WN
Iíve used Marvel Mystery Oil.

Iíve used Marvel Mystery Oil.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-13-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,120
Posted By N130WN
Hi Chuck. I posted a follow-up in the previous...

Hi Chuck. I posted a follow-up in the previous thread. Moving the antenna to the wingtip solved my problems.
Forum: COMM 06-13-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,978
Posted By N130WN
Follow-up on the original post, moving the...

Follow-up on the original post, moving the antenna to the wingtip worked better for me.

http://i.imgur.com/IwYxdarh.jpg
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-11-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,709
Posted By N130WN
http://www.steinair.com/product/vertical-power-fem...

http://www.steinair.com/product/vertical-power-female-contact/

FYI
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By N130WN
I've been using this magnetic RAM mount for my...

I've been using this magnetic RAM mount for my iPhone with Garmin Pilot. I used it once for an iPad mini, but the grabbing power may be near the limits needed in bumpy conditions -- though I didn't...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-20-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,280
Posted By N130WN
I built the mechanism per the plans, then...

I built the mechanism per the plans, then modified a couple times for forgotten reasons, and finally replaced the whole works with a bolt, washer and nylock. No regrets so far. (I have access panels...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,056
Posted By N130WN
Nice, Mike. I'm going to copy that immediately.

Nice, Mike. I'm going to copy that immediately.
Forum: COMM 10-19-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,978
Posted By N130WN
Oh, promising. Are there any visible differences...

Oh, promising. Are there any visible differences between my installation and yours?

One additional thought I've had is I have the G3X magnetometer installed on the forward side of the same bulkhead...
Forum: COMM 10-18-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,978
Posted By N130WN
Sorry about the original pictures. New links...

Sorry about the original pictures. New links should work.

RG-400 cable is being used. No attenuator. Cable is fine, I think, as things work dandy in picture 2.

I'm pursuing a location in the...
Forum: COMM 10-15-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,978
Posted By N130WN
ACK E-04 - High VSWR Error

I armed my ACK E04 ELT for the first time, with the antenna installed in the typical position under the empannage fairing. I got 5 beeps during the self-test indicating a high VSWR condition....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-10-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,251
Posted By N130WN
I tightened the drain fitting a couple degrees...

I tightened the drain fitting a couple degrees and tweaked the drain tube. Easy.
Forum: Safety 08-15-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,100
Posted By N130WN
Memory aid for the truckers hitch:...

Memory aid for the truckers hitch: https://youtu.be/TUHgGK-tImY
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-09-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,218
Posted By N130WN
Airflow Performance Purge Value Return Spring

My approach to the AFP purge valve return spring:

https://youtu.be/vLC0gryo9oU

Constructive criticism is always welcome.

Cheers.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-14-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,043
Posted By N130WN
Garmin phone support suggests I test the voltage...

Garmin phone support suggests I test the voltage at the discrete 3 pin, and I'll do so as soon as I can.

He also said 0 - 3.5v is considered active lo and 8 - 36v is active hi. The thought is I'm...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-14-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,043
Posted By N130WN
Thanks Bill. If I get the "Uh, no. That's not...

Thanks Bill. If I get the "Uh, no. That's not gonna work." from Garmin, I'll do as you suggest.

The VP-X would sense and alert a pump fault, so that aspect of it is covered.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-13-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,043
Posted By N130WN
Time again for the annual resurrection of this...

Time again for the annual resurrection of this thread.

I have the same setup as post 16, switching the boot pump with a stick switch and VP-X. But, instead sensing 12v at the pump, I'm trying to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,055
Posted By N130WN
I happen to be working on this same thing right...

I happen to be working on this same thing right now on my 7 with tip-up canopy. I'm referencing this example as I go: https://bowenaero.wordpress.com/2004/01/29/instrument-panel-access/
Forum: Autopilots 10-21-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,951
Posted By N130WN
Solved?

So Andy, What was your solution here? I see the same thing on my installation.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,555
Posted By N130WN
Data Plate Alternative

Is this an acceptable data plate? The embossed text is certainly more readable that some of the engraved...
Forum: RV-12 03-20-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,937
Posted By N130WN
The iCompass works in airplane mode. If...

The iCompass works in airplane mode.

If equipped, the internal GPS works without cellular input. Check the last graphic...
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,456
Posted By N130WN
I'm just getting started with the installation of...

I'm just getting started with the installation of a G3X Touch system with remote GTR 20 comm and remote GTX 23ES xpdr. I'm looking forward to a spartan looking panel: main screen, ~10 switches, and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,301
Posted By N130WN
I have a VPX pro in my 7 project. Avionics are in...

I have a VPX pro in my 7 project. Avionics are in progress, but I haven't connected the VPX to the PC yet. I could. What are the symptoms of your problem? I'm at 8A7.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,125
Posted By N130WN
I trust Extreme Aviation at 8A7. I've heard good...

I trust Extreme Aviation at 8A7. I've heard good things about the engine shop at KBUY too, but have no personal experience with them.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-13-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,157
Posted By N130WN
I had to do the same on...

I had to do the same on mine:

https://bowenaero.wordpress.com/2009/06/10/fitting-the-flaps/
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-05-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 46,437
Posted By N130WN
Excellent. Nice case too! :)

Excellent. Nice case too! :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-05-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,509
Posted By N130WN
Different?

Your ramp/filter installation doesn't seem to have the typical screws and hold-down brackets. Did you create a different attachment mechanism not visible in the picture? Can you share the details?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,752
Posted By N130WN
I considered that stuff the starter kit for plane...

I considered that stuff the starter kit for plane #2. :)
Forum: Southeast 10-13-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,306
Posted By N130WN
I had a nice flight yesterday near the Brushy...

I had a nice flight yesterday near the Brushy Mtns, KUKF, and Stone Mtn, but there wasn't much to see in terms of color.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-15-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By N130WN
I think I remember others updating the firmware...

I think I remember others updating the firmware on the GDL39 to solve similar problems. Is yours are the latest version?

I'm into day 3 of a new nexus 7. So far I like it. I plan to transition from...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-14-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,289
Posted By N130WN
A couple of gentle passes with the seaming pliers...

A couple of gentle passes with the seaming pliers worked great for me.
Forum: GPS 08-13-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,674
Posted By N130WN
The garmin pilot app has a panel page like its...

The garmin pilot app has a panel page like its x96 models.

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/prod115856.html
Forum: GPS 08-13-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,674
Posted By N130WN
I've used the trial version on both android and...

I've used the trial version on both android and iOS. It's OK, but foreflight is the leader IMO. I plan to get an LTE nexus 7 soon, and hope the Garmin pilot does well on it.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-29-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,982
Posted By N130WN
I used some plumbers paste, yes.

I used some plumbers paste, yes.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-18-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,982
Posted By N130WN
Thumbs up Fumoto T202N

Ditto. I also installed on the front. I usually raise the tail to change the oil anyway.

https://plus.google.com/110440453325230268586/posts/VAQSaPvCNyH
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-10-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By N130WN
Thanks Bob. I'm going to try it.

Thanks Bob. I'm going to try it.
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-10-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By N130WN
ANL Alternative

I'm considering using two of these breakers rather than two 2 ANL fuses:

http://bluesea.com/productline/specs/433

Similar price point, resettable, specs indicate it behaves like an ANL fuse - so...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-06-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,216
Posted By N130WN
Talking How about a dual Lightspeed system?

I happen to have this for sale:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=96120

It should do nicely.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-17-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,700
Posted By N130WN
I had the same thing. I kept trimming and it...

I had the same thing. I kept trimming and it finally laid down. I cut the ears off the skin too, like you.

Then I did sikaflex. No holes or fasteners.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-18-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,718
Posted By N130WN
Thumbs up More praise for Sika

I also did my tip-up the other day. the Sikaflex looks good. The only disappointment so far is some of the paint came up when I removed the tape, so I'll be repainting the frame. :(

I hoped to do...
Forum: Flight Testing 07-19-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,793
Posted By N130WN
I used cases of bottled water.

I used cases of bottled water.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,547
Posted By N130WN
This seems to say that the latest iPod Touch's...

This seems to say that the latest iPod Touch's are not GPS compatible without jailbreaking:

http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=787122

Is that your understanding?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,573
Posted By N130WN
I'll do the same soon. What are the primary...

I'll do the same soon. What are the primary references to get it right the first time? The RV wiki? Something else?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,322
Posted By N130WN
I went the vertical route on the release handle...

I went the vertical route on the release handle too, and like it so far. Sure is handy when fabricating the canopy. Not so much while in flight.

I'm using shorter radios primarily so I don't have...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-03-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,722
Posted By N130WN
Question Dual LSI - Sanity Check

My RV-7 project (night VFR, dual AFS 4500 with internal battery, VP-X) has dual Lightspeed plasma II ignitions. I'm weighing my options as far as the electrical system goes, and I find that I like...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-21-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,618
Posted By N130WN
I had to shim that area too. .032 on one side,...

I had to shim that area too. .032 on one side, .025 on the other, IIRC.
Forum: Reviews 11-15-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,792
Posted By N130WN
AMX-2A Mini Audio Panel

I'm in the market for one of these too. But the web site doesn't look like its taking new orders. Whats the story?

http://www.vx-aviation.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,692
Posted By N130WN
I've been using Avilution lately too. But today...

I've been using Avilution lately too. But today NC was covered up in Presidential TFRs and none of them showed up on the sectional. Not sure what's going on there...
Forum: GPS 09-23-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,175
Posted By N130WN
I'm surprised how little I hear about Garmin's...

I'm surprised how little I hear about Garmin's ipad offering. I think its very good.

http://weather.garmin.com/products/pilot-my-cast/iPad/
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-13-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,932
Posted By N130WN
Mine are still soldered. I passed them through...

Mine are still soldered. I passed them through like this:

http://blog.bowenaero.com/?p=748

I'm expecting it to work fine...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-16-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,713
Posted By N130WN
Impressive video quality. Did your testing...

Impressive video quality. Did your testing involve capturing any intercom audio? Pictures are great, but without corresponding audio half the story is left untold, IMO.
Forum: Web Site Development 02-17-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,545
Posted By N130WN
Good idea. That would be nice.

Good idea. That would be nice.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-10-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,052
Posted By N130WN
I haven't tackled that yet. Sounds like I can...

I haven't tackled that yet. Sounds like I can look forward to some surprises.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-08-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,052
Posted By N130WN
I have the same arrangement and I'm using Earls...

I have the same arrangement and I'm using Earls for bulk hose and fittings, but will fabricate the lines myself. I put the heat muff on the horizontal run off the #4 cylinder.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,581
Posted By N130WN
Fumoto

I prefer the Fumoto T202N over the SafeAir.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,398
Posted By N130WN
I installed the top one and filled the bottom...

I installed the top one and filled the bottom rivet hole with micro balloons or proseal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,572
Posted By N130WN
Or you can use two of the threaded adapters that...

Or you can use two of the threaded adapters that are in the nose of the pop rivet puller. See here:

http://blog.bowenaero.com/?p=117

...last picture.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-12-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,990
Posted By N130WN
I have the horizontal intake sump, like...

I have the horizontal intake sump, like so:

http://www.vansairforce.net/vetterman/klh346.jpg

I'll try number 4 for now. I'll share a pic if successful. It, and heated seats, should be adequate...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-12-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,990
Posted By N130WN
Heat muff on #4 pipe?

I just fit the exhaust to my TMX IO360 parallel valve engine, and I'm now looking where the heat muff might go. Off #1 is the easy answer, but would make for some crazy-long scat runs. It looks...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,300
Posted By N130WN
Here is a link about the...

Here is a link about the show:

http://www.thekathrynreport.com/2010/10/team-rv-out-theresomewhere-air-show.html
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,773
Posted By N130WN
Thumbs up "Defective" engine case, eh? If was like my...

"Defective" engine case, eh? If was like my experience, the case was fine but intended for an fixed pitch prop. See my story here:

http://blog.bowenaero.com/?p=59

But even with all that, it was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,574
Posted By N130WN
Thumbs up Ya, I saw that too. I recognized the 8 right...

Ya, I saw that too. I recognized the 8 right away, and later the name from the web. Cool!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-22-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,983
Posted By N130WN
Nice!! If it could be tied into the intercom...

Nice!! If it could be tied into the intercom audio, it would be awesome!
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