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Forum: RV-10 Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By majuro15
Funny, I heard the same from him at Sun 'n Fun in...

Funny, I heard the same from him at Sun 'n Fun in 2013. Sad, honestly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,412
Posted By majuro15
I was one that you called and emailed in the past...

I was one that you called and emailed in the past few weeks. Amazing! Thank you and glad to hear sheís doing well.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-11-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By majuro15
PM sent, thanks. Tim

PM sent, thanks. Tim
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By majuro15
I did a CPC for each wing. I wanted to have the...

I did a CPC for each wing. I wanted to have the wings wired and complete without putting them on to save hangar time and keep the fuse at home.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-07-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By majuro15
Those are nice, but they are all designed for...

Those are nice, but they are all designed for hybrid or electric cars and typically run off very high voltage converted over from the battery. 220-370 is usually the range.

I’ve been talking to a...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-04-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By majuro15
Dave, all good points which is why the belt...

Dave, all good points which is why the belt driven compressor is so prevalent on the 10s. I do know one person who did an electric compressor, but most do the belt.

The problem is if a belt drive...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-04-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By majuro15
If it has 1/2 and 3/8 fittings I’ll take it. It...

If it has 1/2 and 3/8 fittings I’ll take it. It looks like a 2520 actually. I can send payment in the morning. Bed time.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-03-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By majuro15
What size are the fittings?

What size are the fittings?
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-03-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By majuro15
Yeah the amps needed for what I'm looking at...

Yeah the amps needed for what I'm looking at would be way too high for a step up converter.

Good to hear Ross. I'll shoot you a message after OSH when I have my ducks in a row.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-02-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By majuro15
I haven’t decided for sure but it’s an option....

I haven’t decided for sure but it’s an option. With an air conditioner, it opens up the option of using an electric compressor and having a more efficient and less hungry power system while still not...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-02-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,008
Posted By majuro15
28 Volt Electrical System - Avionics

Does anyone know if the AFS / Dynon avionics will run off of 28 volts? I know the Dynon AOA / Pitot tube (heater) needs 14 volts. Just curious.

Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By majuro15
That number is good enough!

That number is good enough!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By majuro15
Good to hear about the school, I'm very...

Good to hear about the school, I'm very interested in that as well.

What were your numbers if you don't mind sharing?
Forum: RV-10 06-15-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,490
Posted By majuro15
Wow, that really looks good! Seems like you've...

Wow, that really looks good! Seems like you've thought it out well and covered the safety aspects. So what will be your total endurance now?
Forum: Primers 06-01-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By majuro15
I've used SEM for the whole build. I probably...

I've used SEM for the whole build. I probably put a bit more than required on it, but you can still see a bit of silver shine through. Doesn't take much and is super easy to apply and has been very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By majuro15
I'm using DP for TX and ADSB ants but used the...

I'm using DP for TX and ADSB ants but used the CI122 for the comm only because of the mounting design. I wanted them under the rear seats of the 10 and didn't want to put in access panels. The...
Forum: RV-10 05-16-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,376
Posted By majuro15
Give Gaylon a call and schedule a visit. You'll...

Give Gaylon a call and schedule a visit. You'll walk away speechless and put in an order that day!
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-06-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 14,962
Posted By majuro15
I like the idea of using a momentary open switch...

I like the idea of using a momentary open switch to test feeds. You could have a "push to test" button that is rated for whatever current going through that alternate power path that would then test...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,353
Posted By majuro15
AC Air Technology has their remote control tow...

AC Air Technology has their remote control tow bot that looks awesome. I played with it at Oshkosh and it was remarkably easy to use. Best Tugs has an amazing product, but they are expensive and I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-05-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 14,962
Posted By majuro15
So what purpose does the switch between the batt...

So what purpose does the switch between the batt bus and the engine bus serve?

Going back to your original post and evolution towards an engine bus instead of multiple feeds from separate batt...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-04-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By majuro15
Josh, check out Gaylon's website,...

Josh, check out Gaylon's website, www.texasrv10.com/wordpress. He has a lot of good information and pictures.

The AC compressor caused some issues, yes, both in fit and in cooling. Short story,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By majuro15
I'm very similar, planning a switch to a second,...

I'm very similar, planning a switch to a second, isolated battery that powers the engine bus and IFD 440 and PFD (with ems). The battery remains charged through a diode.

I can kill the entire...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-03-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 14,962
Posted By majuro15
I actually liked your Z14 Mod 2 setup. I'm...

I actually liked your Z14 Mod 2 setup. I'm planning for SDS and using an Engine bus with a back up alternator and two batteries and VPX. Shoot me an email and I'll send you the power schematic that...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-03-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By majuro15
Thanks for the input. Again, this was not meant...

Thanks for the input. Again, this was not meant to debate which mods are best and which ones aren’t, its simply a list of the most popular mods that could be done. Each builder is different and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-03-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By majuro15
Try keeping between five and six quarts....

Try keeping between five and six quarts. Sometimes anything over six just gets sprayed on the belly.
Forum: RV-10 04-03-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 361,325
Posted By majuro15
So Geoff, is the new storage box going to be...

So Geoff, is the new storage box going to be available to purchase similar to the overhead switch console? The panel looks amazing!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-02-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By majuro15
With Saturday almost as good as Oshkosh, Justin...

With Saturday almost as good as Oshkosh, Justin and I thought Sunday would be a day of rest while waiting for weather to improve to fly our allegedly IFR certified 172 back VFR to CWC.* Little did we...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-02-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By majuro15
Taking advantage of a TDY

Iíve been TDY (temporary duty) at Sheppard AFB, located in lovely Wichita Falls, Texas, for about two months. While this place chalks up to the armpit of the Midwest, I was determined to get out and...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-27-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,108
Posted By majuro15
With the new display and ECU, do you anticipate...

With the new display and ECU, do you anticipate having the same controls (ie Mixture knob, ECU selector switch, LOP switch) input? I'm planning my panel and would like to plan ahead.
Forum: RV-10 03-25-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By majuro15
Weight and Balance - Engine and prop calculations

Does anyone have any information regarding the stock factory numbers for weight and balance calculations for the stock setup? I'm specifically trying to run some numbers for what a lighter prop and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-22-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,419
Posted By majuro15
Randy, Shoot me a PM and I'll share with you my...

Randy,

Shoot me a PM and I'll share with you my wiring schematic. I'm running the same setup. Would also like to talk to you about your engine.

Tim
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,789
Posted By majuro15
Matt, did you have any interference between the...

Matt, did you have any interference between the end wing rib and the module mount?
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,969
Posted By majuro15
Congratulations Larry! Beautiful airplane, can’t...

Congratulations Larry! Beautiful airplane, can’t wait to see it fly.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-15-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By majuro15
Dan, good advice for sure. I'm not advocating...

Dan, good advice for sure. I'm not advocating creating a race spec engine for my four seater, I'm just trying to put the options for building an engine in one place so folks can use them to compare...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-14-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,084
Posted By majuro15
Good to hear Ross, thanks for posting and keeping...

Good to hear Ross, thanks for posting and keeping us updated.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-14-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By majuro15
Engine Build Options - Services

With the time to order an engine right around the corner, I'm researching what options exist and are popular when building an engine. I'm speaking of the little things that can make a more efficient...
Forum: RV-10 03-09-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By majuro15
Good feedback, thanks. I'd definitely fit the...

Good feedback, thanks.

I'd definitely fit the cowl and intake before splitting it. Splitting it would be the last thing, honestly. I just know of a lot of folks who have issues with installing it....
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By majuro15
Splitting a Show Planes Lower Cowl

As Iím seeing more and more flying examples of the Show Planes cowl, Iím wondering if it would be possible to modify the lower cowl to make it two pieces. This would immensely aid in removing it and...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-06-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,108
Posted By majuro15
Ross, I'm sure you're cooking up some great stuff...

Ross, I'm sure you're cooking up some great stuff for the ECU update. I'd also like to see an updated install and operation manual. I'm working on my schematic and there are quite a few blanks to...
Forum: Texas (North) 02-14-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,253
Posted By majuro15
No aero club on base any longer. Not sure when...

No aero club on base any longer. Not sure when it shut down. It sure would be nice to have one here.

I did find a 172 IFR for rent and got that on the schedule.

Now just looking for Paul...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,160
Posted By majuro15
Good to hear. I had seen the video from Raptor...

Good to hear. I had seen the video from Raptor Aircraft and had a business card from Oshkosh but the website hasn't worked any time I've tried it and I assumed it was another pipe dream. Glad...
Forum: Texas (North) 02-14-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,253
Posted By majuro15
So does anyone know of an IFR certified rental...

So does anyone know of an IFR certified rental airplane in the area? There’s a 152 but I really want four seats. Not coming up with anything. We’re trying to get down to Huston for two days to see...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-06-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,084
Posted By majuro15
Awesome update and progress! Thanks for keeping...

Awesome update and progress! Thanks for keeping us all informed as you move forward. I can't wait to have this system on my airplane.
Forum: Texas (North) 02-01-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,253
Posted By majuro15
Well I’m here again this time for three months....

Well I’m here again this time for three months. Would love to meet up with anyone and everyone. I’m already missing my workshop.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-16-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By majuro15
Yes both with and without drill stops.

Yes both with and without drill stops.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-16-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By majuro15
Wobbly drill

Need some advice, I have a Pan American 4000 rpm drill that has developed a wobble. Iíve never dropped it nor had any issues. I just noticed oblong holes a few weeks ago. Could this be jus the chuck...
Forum: RV-10 11-14-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By majuro15
Yup, I had to use a slight encouragement tool...

Yup, I had to use a slight encouragement tool (small hammer) to tap a few bolts in but once all the hardware was in, it lined up nicely.
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By majuro15
I haven't flown mine but am currently installing...

I haven't flown mine but am currently installing a flightline kit and it's very straight forward with great support from John.
Forum: RV-10 08-16-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By majuro15
I didn't use proseal either, although did use the...

I didn't use proseal either, although did use the edge forming tool to put a slight bend in it. It really helps that joint come together smoothly and if it's not there, you run the risk of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,085
Posted By majuro15
+1 for a dual pulley version! Looking forward to...

+1 for a dual pulley version! Looking forward to seeing some aircraft with SDS installed next week at OSH.
Forum: RV-10 06-06-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By majuro15
I put a doubler in for the 122 under the belly...

I put a doubler in for the 122 under the belly and just tied it into one rib. I think if you tie it into one vertical and one horizontal plane, it should be just fine. Just my opinion, however.
Forum: RV-10 06-04-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,889
Posted By majuro15
Yup, Aveo has a few different options with the...

Yup, Aveo has a few different options with the ZipTips being the coolest by far.
Forum: Primers 04-28-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,215
Posted By majuro15
First it was storing it in the basement. ...

First it was storing it in the basement. However, I will say that the basement was still a much more controlled envrionment than what an airplane will see in it's normal life (outside, rain, hot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 986
Posted By majuro15
KCHS is very nice but pretty pricey. $40 for a...

KCHS is very nice but pretty pricey. $40 for a ramp fee unless you buy gas. Never stayed overnight, so not sure if they'd waive an overnight fee. Lots of traffic in the air down there, so just be...
Forum: RV-10 04-28-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By majuro15
I did not attach the empennage but had wings...

I did not attach the empennage but had wings waiting to work on. If you're waiting on the next kit, then go ahead. You can always take them off for storage. If you have the next kit, maybe move on...
Forum: Primers 04-28-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,215
Posted By majuro15
I had my tail cone in a basement for just under a...

I had my tail cone in a basement for just under a year. Despite having dehumidifiers down there, moisture found a way around the bottom skin and battery mount ribs and cause a lot of corrosion. I...
Forum: RV-10 04-27-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,345
Posted By majuro15
I couldn't say it better. Folks, this is the...

I couldn't say it better. Folks, this is the great thing about experimental aviation. Build the plane you want to fly. Want to tinker and be on the leading edge? Do it! Want to just fly and...
Forum: RV-10 04-27-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,354
Posted By majuro15
Excited to say I'll be there this year for the...

Excited to say I'll be there this year for the first time. Not sure what time we'll get in on Sunday, so I'll help out where I can.
Forum: RV-10 04-27-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 361,325
Posted By majuro15
Mike, that is truly a stunning panel!! Great...

Mike, that is truly a stunning panel!! Great job, can't wait to see all the fine details in person some day.
Forum: RV-10 04-25-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,348
Posted By majuro15
The easiest is to use EFII fuel bungs as they...

The easiest is to use EFII fuel bungs as they recommend a -6 size return fitting (I believe the SDS has the same suggestion).

http://www.flyefii.com/products/accessories/fuel-tank-bung/

I just used...
Forum: RV-10 04-20-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 21,413
Posted By majuro15
Scott, thank you for posting the update! ...

Scott, thank you for posting the update! Exciting news for sure. I'm staying tuned for pictures / updates in the future.
Forum: RV-10 04-17-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By majuro15
Ahh, good to know then. I thought the skin had to...

Ahh, good to know then. I thought the skin had to go on before the top. Looks like I'll wait even longer on mine then too!
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