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Forum: Steam Gauges Today, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,384
Posted By Pilot135pd
I tried that first and it leaked anyway. Maybe I...

I tried that first and it leaked anyway. Maybe I used the wrong kind of tape so to me $2.99 just to be sure it's not leaking isn't bad and I can use it for other things too.
Forum: Steam Gauges Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,384
Posted By Pilot135pd
If you have a static port on each side of the...

If you have a static port on each side of the fuselage buy one of these to cover the other port

https://www.harborfreight.com/2-14-in-suction-cup-lifter-15-lb-62715.html

or if you need a little...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Today, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By Pilot135pd
The 10 year old plane I bought didn't have the...

The 10 year old plane I bought didn't have the software in the Dynon equipment updated since it was installed so he probably didn't update any other software in the plane. Your comment will make me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thank you for that. I'm always having to ask my...

Thank you for that. I'm always having to ask my A&P torque values every time I'm doing something and this is perfect for those little things I can do like rocker covers for example.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By Pilot135pd
WTB : UAVIONIX ECHOUAT WITH SKYFYX-EXT

Just putting the word out.

Looking for a UAVIONIX ECHOUAT WITH SKYFYX-EXT ALL-IN-ONE RECEIVER

Donít need it right now so if youíre planning on replacing it with something else soon, let me know....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By Pilot135pd
Don't know why the PM opened but won't let me...

Don't know why the PM opened but won't let me reply :confused:

Anyway, tracking number is 9500110100870154140647. He told me it'll show online later this afternoon.

Send me your email or phone...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By Pilot135pd
Got the shipping quote and PM'd you.

Got the shipping quote and PM'd you.
Forum: RV-8/8A Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,134
Posted By Pilot135pd
LMAO !!!! :D:D:D:D It would be sad if it weren't...

LMAO !!!! :D:D:D:D It would be sad if it weren't so true !!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Pilot135pd
I have 4 of these EGT probes ($30 each plus...

I have 4 of these EGT probes ($30 each plus shipping) and also 4 CHT probes ($20 each plus shipping) brand new in sealed bags for sale. See if they'll work for you.

http://i.imgur.com/mWvGHHWl.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By Pilot135pd
I just replied. Let me know what you find out...

I just replied. Let me know what you find out tomorrow.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By Pilot135pd
I just ordered mine last week and they arrived...

I just ordered mine last week and they arrived today. It was cheaper to buy 10 where I bought mine than 4 from other places. Same on the nuts.

If you want 4 sets ( 4 bolts and 4 nuts ) I have 6 sets...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,971
Posted By Pilot135pd
Of course as soon as you said it I remembered...

Of course as soon as you said it I remembered that FltPlan has a split screen which I hadn't used in ages. Thanks.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-01-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 875
Posted By Pilot135pd
Continuing on the idea of one breaking up into...

Continuing on the idea of one breaking up into the engine, is it the one with the impulse coupler that breaks or can it be one without it?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-01-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 875
Posted By Pilot135pd
That's how I would see it with the only exception...

That's how I would see it with the only exception if one magneto broke and threw parts into the engine and then that engine failure takes you down.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,971
Posted By Pilot135pd
I have Fltplan Go on my iPad and iPhone but donít...

I have Fltplan Go on my iPad and iPhone but donít see it. Is it in some deep setting I havenít found?
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-30-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,256
Posted By Pilot135pd
Have you installed a camera pointed at the wheels...

Have you installed a camera pointed at the wheels to make sure it's the left one? If so then you might see something that shows when exactly it's doing it and why.
Forum: Aircraft Camping 05-30-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By Pilot135pd
If your travels bring you through East Texas...

If your travels bring you through East Texas you're welcome to stop here and say hi. Free camping and nice people. No spectacular things to see except the biggest flea market in the world every First...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By Pilot135pd
15 years flying it go by fast but 6.5 years...

15 years flying it go by fast but 6.5 years building it must have felt like an eternity, Congrats !
Forum: RV-4 05-29-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By Pilot135pd
Your very welcome. This forum is to learn and to...

Your very welcome. This forum is to learn and to share and Iíve learned a lot from it. Iím very happy to help others when I can.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-29-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By Pilot135pd
They do it because if not some people who follow...

They do it because if not some people who follow the masses won’t buy their product. My oil filters don’t have tabs and they’ve worked fine for over 10 years in this RV8 and have never loosened. I...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 05-28-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By Pilot135pd
Wow I knew Vic knew a lot but I didn’t know he...

Wow I knew Vic knew a lot but I didn’t know he fixed jetskis too !

JK, the gyroplane I sold last year had a 912 and it was a very reliable little engine. :)
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 05-28-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By Pilot135pd
Looking forward to it !

Looking forward to it !
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 05-28-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By Pilot135pd
Just watched the webinar, good information as...

Just watched the webinar, good information as usual. Thank you.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-28-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By Pilot135pd
Aside from forums, where do you see it...

Aside from forums, where do you see it recommended? FAA Regulations, NTSB, AC43.13, Lycoming, Continental, where?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,657
Posted By Pilot135pd
I thought I read here on the forum that the -7...

I thought I read here on the forum that the -7 and -8 wing were the same but it shows here the -8 is a foot shorter. :confused: Still looks like the best performing plane overall though :D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-27-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By Pilot135pd
I would get it checked if mine shook enough to...

I would get it checked if mine shook enough to loosen a oil filter. Iíd be worried it would shake itself apart. Mine is smooth in cruise.
Forum: RV-4 05-27-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By Pilot135pd
Check the caliper. If it says Cleveland 30-9 and...

Check the caliper. If it says Cleveland 30-9 and you have 5.00 wheel and tires then you are changing the same ones I'm changing. I just received this from Aircraft Spruce today:

(1) 06-00651 RAPCO...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-27-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 55,726
Posted By Pilot135pd
:D:D:D I didn’t build it but the magnet still...

:D:D:D I didn’t build it but the magnet still clinging from it says it’s steel. Thank God for one thing turning out right, it’s been one of those days you can’t wait for it to be over, but I’m...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-27-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 55,726
Posted By Pilot135pd
Heading out to the hangar to grab a magnet....

Heading out to the hangar to grab a magnet....
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-27-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 55,726
Posted By Pilot135pd
Please tell me the Grove gear was an option and...

Please tell me the Grove gear was an option and not part of the kit back in 2007ish !

How do I know if I have a factory gear or a Grove? I just ordered the bolts and nuts everybody said here and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,924
Posted By Pilot135pd
Not what I meant, maybe I used the wrong terms to...

Not what I meant, maybe I used the wrong terms to express myself. I meant that we can see if the computers who predict these outings were correct or not and just because 2 planes had the same issue...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,924
Posted By Pilot135pd
Correct but it would be interesting to see how...

Correct but it would be interesting to see how well the computers predicted it and on a less important note how well those guys did their preflight planning.
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By Pilot135pd
That link doesn't work.

That link doesn't work.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By Pilot135pd
Yep. Also unless the person who built it also did...

Yep. Also unless the person who built it also did the inspections all of those 10 years because they would never catch any mistakes.

My plane was built by a very good A&P IA yet after 10 years and...
Forum: RV-10 05-27-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By Pilot135pd
Won't the beads eat up the innertube? That...

Won't the beads eat up the innertube? That pressure on somew points on the the innertube has to do something to it.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-27-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Pilot135pd
I just went through something similar last month....

I just went through something similar last month. My first question, is that intercom stereo or mono? Just 10 years ago that wasn't important (my intercom is mono) but today you'll miss out on some...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-27-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 55,726
Posted By Pilot135pd
Is there any other difference between the...

Is there any other difference between the NAS1804-6 and the NAS1804-6N that Aircraft Spruce sells? The only thing I found in the description on Military Fasteners is the N is "non dry film lube"...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-27-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By Pilot135pd
Where do "best practices" come from? Some come...

Where do "best practices" come from? Some come from a Regulation and others come from "old wive's tales" because we heard it that way when we started and it's been repeated so many times.

If it...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-27-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By Pilot135pd
Having flown helicopters for a few decades,...

Having flown helicopters for a few decades, nothing shakes more than a helicopter and look at Carl's post #8. When Robinson Helicopters, who had the FAA make an SFAR just for them for liability, says...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,924
Posted By Pilot135pd
I love my VAL INS-429 !! Even if the ILS goes out...

I love my VAL INS-429 !! Even if the ILS goes out in one airport it'll be ok at the next airport right beside it.
http://i.imgur.com/cxf5bXhm.png (https://imgur.com/cxf5bXh)
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-27-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 55,726
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thank you very much for the generous offer, yes...

Thank you very much for the generous offer, yes I'll take 4 sets.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,971
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thank you. I'll check it out.

Thank you. I'll check it out.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-27-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By Pilot135pd
Does yours shake during the entire flight? :eek:...

Does yours shake during the entire flight? :eek: He was talking about during start and shut down. If yours is shaking for 4 hours then your oil filter is the least of your problems.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-27-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By Pilot135pd
Could it have been that the same way that you...

Could it have been that the same way that you forgot to safety wire it that you also forgot to tighten it correctly?




Why would I change it? I know you have to change the oil, you can see it's...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-27-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,024
Posted By Pilot135pd
I'll take the 2-Conductor Shielded Wire - 20...

I'll take the 2-Conductor Shielded Wire - 20 Gauge. Email sent.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-26-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,418
Posted By Pilot135pd
My RV8 with Titan 0-360 has been flying with a...

My RV8 with Titan 0-360 has been flying with a WIX 51515 oil filter without a safety wire for over 10 years.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-26-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By Pilot135pd
Sheesh, the Franklin engine I had on my...

Sheesh, the Franklin engine I had on my helicopter leaked so much I never looked at the dipstick. If it stopped leaking I knew it was time to add oil, and it ran like a fine tuned top !
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-26-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 55,726
Posted By Pilot135pd
Awesome. I understand that these bolts are just...

Awesome. I understand that these bolts are just the four outboard gear bolts that go through the U803 saddles and I need to torque them to 240 in/lbs but Aircraft Spruce doesn't have either one of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,971
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thank you. I'll go research it more.

Thank you. I'll go research it more.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,971
Posted By Pilot135pd
That's as clear as mud.

That's as clear as mud.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,971
Posted By Pilot135pd
Do those magnets affect the tablet's gyro or...

Do those magnets affect the tablet's gyro or other sensors? I use industrial velcro but it seems those would be helpful too if they don't affect anything. My plane is almost all aluminum, where do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,971
Posted By Pilot135pd
This makes more sense. Flying an ILS approach,...

This makes more sense. Flying an ILS approach, not a "GPS (VFR) ILS approach..." as you previously stated and I still don't know what that means after many decades as a CFI-I, with the SL40 is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,971
Posted By Pilot135pd
Still trying to understand your legal logic here....

Still trying to understand your legal logic here. So you're saying that since your CDI INDICATOR is "certified" then it doesn't matter what's driving that indicator?

So you're saying that just...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-26-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By Pilot135pd
Nice video. After 9/11 we did a 52 plane...

Nice video. After 9/11 we did a 52 plane formation flight over the river. We had one plane from every state. I was representing Puerto Rico back then.
Forum: RV-4 05-26-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Pilot135pd
I have the 3 most important gauges you'll need if...

I have the 3 most important gauges you'll need if you're not going glass and you won't need a vacuum pump because they're electric. I just removed them last month from my RV8. They're also not...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-25-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,045
Posted By Pilot135pd
I have a few helmets for sale or trade for the...

I have a few helmets for sale or trade for the latest new Bose ANR with Bluetooth headset. Not selling my airbrushed Air Force helmet (too many memories). They all have helicopter plugs but you can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,971
Posted By Pilot135pd
Was it a GPS (step down) or was it a GPS LPV or...

Was it a GPS (step down) or was it a GPS LPV or an ILS (vertical guidance) approach in VFR conditions? Which one?

Does IFly have a trial period to check it out or is it pay from day 1?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,971
Posted By Pilot135pd
I think for now Iíll stick to the iPad Air I have...

I think for now Iíll stick to the iPad Air I have until I test it in flight in the new location. I was just thinking about replacing the mini because my mini is so old it wonít let me load any of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By Pilot135pd
Everything is bigger in Texas, specially the egos...

Everything is bigger in Texas, specially the egos of the newbie inspectors who donít have a clue !





Back when I lived and flew for a living in Orlando I never had a problem with the FSDO. Back...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By Pilot135pd
By immediately I think he means as soon as you...

By immediately I think he means as soon as you actually need it. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,971
Posted By Pilot135pd
Now that FltPlan was bought by Garmin I hope they...

Now that FltPlan was bought by Garmin I hope they don't go charging you for those maps now, it's still Garmin after all.

I was just thinking about that this weekend. So this Samsung Tab A 2019 is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,323
Posted By Pilot135pd
I've only been here a little over a year and I...

I've only been here a little over a year and I find there's so much to read on this forum. sometimes I just want ot find a quick answer and end up readinbg for 4 or 5 hours straight !!

Right now...
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