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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By Brantel
That looks like a good plan. Already been...

That looks like a good plan. Already been working on that myself. I have done that in the past. I just hope I can get out from under the crud that may be hanging around Sat morning...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By Brantel
Man, sure looks at this point like great weather...

Man, sure looks at this point like great weather is not in the cards for us that are in the East/Southeast on Saturday!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By Brantel
awesome stuff

awesome stuff
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By Brantel
What amazing looking weather there this morning. ...

What amazing looking weather there this morning. Would like to see some of that Saturday!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,276
Posted By Brantel
Amen Paul!

Amen Paul!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By Brantel
Must vary because my work account is just a bit...

Must vary because my work account is just a bit cheaper than my personal one. Also the amount of support equipment my wife requires is enormous! BAHAHA!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By Brantel
Good to know Jeff!

Good to know Jeff!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By Brantel
From the Airventure website shipping info...

From the Airventure website shipping info page:

"The United States Postal Office will not have a location on the convention site. Do not ship your items via the US Postal Service. "
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By Brantel
That is a concern. Early departures and or late...

That is a concern. Early departures and or late arrivals could be a problem. If you have friends that are going to be on the field, you could ship it to their attention so they could pick it up for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By Brantel
You may be able to talk the welcome wagon into...

You may be able to talk the welcome wagon into helping get you there. A donation is recommended!
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-12-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,395
Posted By Brantel
I agree, I have better things to do than get...

I agree, I have better things to do than get upset over this. I doubt that will be the majority however. People are always looking for something to complain about these days....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By Brantel
Best to go onto UPS and get a price estimate. It...

Best to go onto UPS and get a price estimate. It depends on the dimensions. Certain dims have a minimum charge and a max weight.

Mine have been around $50-$60 each way.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-12-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,395
Posted By Brantel
Boy that is gonna turn into a big ole mess!

Boy that is gonna turn into a big ole mess!
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 07-12-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,395
Posted By Brantel
Dang....missed it!

Dang....missed it!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By Brantel
We have done this 3 years in a row. Works great....

We have done this 3 years in a row. Works great. They have improved the place to pick up packages last year and you can use the welcome wagon to travel over there to pick it up and bring you back! ...
Forum: Southeast 07-04-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By Brantel
Lots of fly in Breakfast around that area that...

Lots of fly in Breakfast around that area that usually have many RV’s, KMOR is hosting another one this Saturday. Tons of RV’s either in East TN or fly into TN Valley events.

Several of us from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,321
Posted By Brantel
Bob makes a good point. Approaches into...

Bob makes a good point. Approaches into uncontrolled airspace...while ATC might help, your basically on your own!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-26-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By Brantel
I am afraid that would be very proprietary. ...

I am afraid that would be very proprietary. Never seen that protocol in the public (or in private for that matter).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,490
Posted By Brantel
It is also important to realize that all SV...

It is also important to realize that all SV systems are not created equal. Some have higher resolution and more contrast than others. Right or wrong the Garmin approach seems to lean on the less is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By Brantel
We left Thursday last year and I thought I was...

We left Thursday last year and I thought I was going to cook the engine before we got out of there. Engine did not like it when I was told to roll! It did not completely clean up till I turned out...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-10-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,952
Posted By Brantel
Scott, I found that my valves were not sticking....

Scott,

I found that my valves were not sticking. The issue I was chasing ended up being totally unrelated to the engine (post 17 of this thread is where the root cause of my issue was found...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-07-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,193
Posted By Brantel
Yep, the ones with the removable tip are not...

Yep, the ones with the removable tip are not recommend.

Get the ones with the fixed tip.

You have to ask for the specific 4 digit part number at the auto stores to get the right ones.

From the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-16-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,774
Posted By Brantel
Following..... I found inconsistent answers to...

Following.....

I found inconsistent answers to this question last year, looking forward to learning the real truth...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By Brantel
Check out the manual (rev J)...

Check out the manual (rev J) (http://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01754-00_J.pdf) starting on page 352.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-11-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By Brantel
That is the glide range ring. If it is round,...

That is the glide range ring. If it is round, your right on best glide speed. If you deviate from best glide speed it starts to look like what you show above.

Page 133 of the Rev J manual should...
Forum: Safety 04-09-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,422
Posted By Brantel
Me too! You got some tolerance for risk there....

Me too! You got some tolerance for risk there....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By Brantel
"FAR 61.315(c)(3) prohibits an individual...

"FAR 61.315(c)(3) prohibits an individual exercising sport pilot privileges from acting as pilot in command of a light sport aircraft when he or she is (1) carrying a passenger or property for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,321
Posted By Brantel
Awesome find Mike! You are my frugal hero!

Awesome find Mike! You are my frugal hero!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,399
Posted By Brantel
Amen, same here!

Amen, same here!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-30-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By Brantel
Looking at the thread that I think is being...

Looking at the thread that I think is being referenced....

It seems to imply that the PMags external power circuitry was killed by the OV event but that the internal power and the firing electronics...
Forum: Southeast 03-30-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By Brantel
Ryan, Welcome! Lots of RV folks in the area. ...

Ryan,

Welcome! Lots of RV folks in the area. Several of us based out of KMOR or local fields nearby.

Lots of RV builders in K-Town as well.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-30-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,734
Posted By Brantel
How fast is the crowbar built into the PP...

How fast is the crowbar built into the PP alternator?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-25-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Brantel
Yes, congrats!

Yes, congrats!
Forum: Safety 03-25-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By Brantel
There are literally a dozens of apps including...

There are literally a dozens of apps including one put out by the FAA to help educate the general public about what limitations if any are on the area they are planning to fly a UAV in. Does not do...
Forum: Safety 03-25-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,029
Posted By Brantel
UAVS...you know Drones, RC Aircraft, etc.

In the past I have not really given much thought to the danger that improper UAV operations might create as it relates to our GA activities.

Recently I got interested in the latest drone technology...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-19-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,777
Posted By Brantel
I second Steve's method! I like to see the LRU's...

I second Steve's method! I like to see the LRU's update so I know when they are finished. Seems to help eliminate surprises later...
Forum: RV-14 03-12-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,214
Posted By Brantel
Super easy to find... Info starts on page C-1 of...

Super easy to find...

Info starts on page C-1 of rev. AE of the installation manual.
Forum: GPS 03-10-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,373
Posted By Brantel
Contact Trek Lawler at Garmin. He will most...

Contact Trek Lawler at Garmin. He will most likely have you work thru a distributor (Stein) no matter what he comes up with.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-03-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By Brantel
Fuel computer: 46 seconds into this...

Fuel computer: 46 seconds into this video....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWwNFLxMBZg

You can also set up an info/data bar strip item with fuel used. There is also a very cool range ring tool...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-18-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,777
Posted By Brantel
Dang, I flew today after the upgrade but never...

Dang,

I flew today after the upgrade but never turned on the AP since I needed some stick time.

Sorry I can't confirm if it killed mine or not...I did turn it on while on the ground just to see if...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-09-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,777
Posted By Brantel
Great stuff TeamX!

Great stuff TeamX!
Forum: ADS-B 01-31-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,641
Posted By Brantel
Seems to be some disconnect between what is being...

Seems to be some disconnect between what is being reported and this official statement about the state of ADS-B usage:

" FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education
Your ADS-B Questions...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-30-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By Brantel
This link will take you to a whole series of G3X...

This link will take you to a whole series of G3X system wiring videos that Garmin recently posted on...
Forum: ADS-B 01-27-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,347
Posted By Brantel
I think many assume there will be some sort of...

I think many assume there will be some sort of extension granted for the mandate. I recently received this in my email and thought it was interesting for those that may be thinking that is how it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,051
Posted By Brantel
Yes it does measure current and can monitor if a...

Yes it does measure current and can monitor if a circuit is drawing current or not. Very low current devices may or may not be easy to monitor. The alert is opposite what you are asking for I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By Brantel
When I had a 3 screen portrait system, I had it...

When I had a 3 screen portrait system, I had it on my MFD which was right beside my PFD1 in front of the pilot.

When I went to a 2 screen setup, I moved it to the 10" screen right in front of the...
Forum: Virtual Hangar 01-11-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 92,661
Posted By Brantel
Thanks for all the encouragement guys! It helped...

Thanks for all the encouragement guys! It helped me get thru and reach my goal!

Here is a link to my photo share for anyone bored enough to want to look at em :p

Had no time yet to organize or add...
Forum: Virtual Hangar 01-07-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 92,661
Posted By Brantel
Yep X2 .....

Yep X2 .....
Forum: Virtual Hangar 01-07-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 92,661
Posted By Brantel
I did it! Again! 48.6 miles in the...

I did it! Again!

48.6 miles in the bag!

https://i.imgur.com/EMu0oBU.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/bdFgNgu.jpg
Forum: Virtual Hangar 01-03-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 92,661
Posted By Brantel
Fellow RV friends, Just wanted to give you an...

Fellow RV friends,

Just wanted to give you an update on my battle to stay healthy enough to keep enjoying my RV7 (and most of all be around to love, support and enjoy my family). As many of you...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-30-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,670
Posted By Brantel
MAP sensor?

MAP sensor?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-27-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,220
Posted By Brantel
As Bill says, the processors used inside the Pmag...

As Bill says, the processors used inside the Pmag are low resolution or at least they use a low resolution 1 byte register for the firing angle (have no idea what the actual processor is). Its...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-27-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,220
Posted By Brantel
This is correct. The only way to change the...

This is correct. The only way to change the timing settings while running is with the EI Commander, EMag's EICAD software, or some other home brew device that can send serial commands to the Pmag.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By Brantel
My VPX works great with the Garmin Servos and...

My VPX works great with the Garmin Servos and trim servo.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Brantel
These typically do not require any sort of...

These typically do not require any sort of calibration since the sensor is characterized within the G3X. Sounds like you have a bad probe or wiring issues but I would have to know what #2 shows on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,306
Posted By Brantel
Way outside my reach as well so when I need this...

Way outside my reach as well so when I need this level of product I use one of the rapid prototype companies out there. For the most part, parts like this can be printed fast at a reasonable price.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,306
Posted By Brantel
Valve wobble test tool: Fixture worked, valve...

Valve wobble test tool:

Fixture worked, valve extension did not.

http://halie.com/scale/20/ogm.jpg

3D printed via DuraForm HST (Mineral Fiber Filled Nylon-12) Selective Laser Sintering
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,577
Posted By Brantel
Was this intended for Andre's post?

Was this intended for Andre's post?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,577
Posted By Brantel
Wow! So glad we have access to cost effective...

Wow! So glad we have access to cost effective borescopes these days! This is a very sick valve. This could have saved you a major issue or worse!

I am starting to think a quick look is smart at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,681
Posted By Brantel
1. US Database Bundle $149.95 Including Garmin...

1. US Database Bundle $149.95 Including Garmin Navigation, Obstacles, SafeTaxi, Airport Directory, FliteCharts, IFR/VFR Charts, and Terrain (9AS) databases.

Pretty much the least expensive option to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,681
Posted By Brantel
If you buy a OnePak that includes flight charts,...

If you buy a OnePak that includes flight charts, yep the GTN7xx is covered.

You canít buy the cheaper G3X bundle that includes flight charts and expect to use them on the GTN....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,681
Posted By Brantel
The "Garmin" Navigation only database...

The "Garmin" Navigation only database subscription for the US only is $299 per year.

The $649 OnePak does not include Flight Charts (approach plates). The one that does is $799.

One thing to keep...
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