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Forum: RV-8/8A Yesterday, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 35
Posted By Jpm757
Bruce's Custom Covers sells a very nice set of...

Bruce's Custom Covers sells a very nice set of cowl plugs.
Forum: Northeast 06-23-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By Jpm757
Check your PM

Check your PM
Forum: RV-10 06-23-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By Jpm757
That's what it's all about!

That's what it's all about!
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-23-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Jpm757
Kyle, I can sympathize with you on the bang,...

Kyle,
I can sympathize with you on the bang, bang, bang of those concrete expansion joints. I just upgraded to the Flyboy's Condor 2 pneumatic tailwheel, problem solved! Great mod!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Jpm757
KBID, Block Island, RI is a short hop from the...

KBID, Block Island, RI is a short hop from the Vineyard.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By Jpm757
I would routinely remove my canopy using the...

I would routinely remove my canopy using the jettison handle. 2 person job to be safe, 1 inside the cockpit and another to pass to someone outside. Installation is the reverse, be careful to get...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 06-21-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By Jpm757
They say not to for a reason!

They say not to for a reason!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,305
Posted By Jpm757
Imagine what an upgrade like this would cost on a...

Imagine what an upgrade like this would cost on a production/certified aircraft? For those desiring to go this route, 3K is a deal.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-20-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By Jpm757
I've been using Seattle Avionics for my...

I've been using Seattle Avionics for my sectionals, approach plates, enroute charts and airport diagrams for 2 years now. For $100/year it's tough to beat. I believe they support the Dynon...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-20-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,611
Posted By Jpm757
Congratulations on your safe oceanic crossing!...

Congratulations on your safe oceanic crossing! Enjoy OSH and the State's while you are here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Jpm757
Slip a piece of black heat shrink tubing over the...

Slip a piece of black heat shrink tubing over the threaded rod, gives it a more finished look.
Forum: ADS-B 06-19-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By Jpm757
I had a similar problem last week here in New...

I had a similar problem last week here in New England. Metars/TAFs and traffic working fine, NEXRAD time stamp also displayed, but no WX display.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Jpm757
I installed the Supertracks on my-7 during the...

I installed the Supertracks on my-7 during the build. Blake suggested deleting the track extension from the Flyboys kit and ordering the longer -8 track from Van's. This worked great, however you...
Forum: Propellers 06-17-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By Jpm757
Even if the governor is not allowing the prop to...

Even if the governor is not allowing the prop to cycle, you should not be seeing 2900 rpm on takeoff. The pitch stops should be set to limit your max rpm to 2700 or thereabouts.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-15-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Jpm757
Look closely for cracks on the intake tubes,...

Look closely for cracks on the intake tubes, especially near the flanges.
Forum: Fiberglass 06-07-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Jpm757
That didn't happen overnight, something's been...

That didn't happen overnight, something's been going on for quite some time. How often do you removed the cowlings for inspection? Appears you may have a serious exhaust leak.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-07-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 256
Posted By Jpm757
Ebay has dozens for sale.

Ebay has dozens for sale.
Forum: RV-10 06-07-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By Jpm757
DITTO on the Fix-a Flat goop, not for aircraft...

DITTO on the Fix-a Flat goop, not for aircraft use. This stuff is okay for your car in a pinch, but will settle to the bottom of your tube and cause a serious out of balance issue. I know our...
Forum: RV-4 06-04-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Jpm757
Slip a micro fiber cloth between the spinner and...

Slip a micro fiber cloth between the spinner and cowlings during removal and installation, it will prevent scratching.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Jpm757
Just got a rebuilt MA3-SPA for my Cub from...

Just got a rebuilt MA3-SPA for my Cub from Spruce.Around $800 or so exchange. You can swap out what you need before you send the core back.
Forum: RV-4 05-28-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By Jpm757
George, Your problem is a combination of the gear...

George,
Your problem is a combination of the gear leg AND the engine mount being misaligned during drilling. A pre drilled gear leg ONLY would not solve your problem. As others have suggested, your...
Forum: RV-4 05-27-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By Jpm757
More than likely the gear leg was not aligned...

More than likely the gear leg was not aligned properly when it was drilled. All of the early -4's & -6's did not come with pre drilled gear legs, aligning them and drilling was a real chore. I had...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,865
Posted By Jpm757
I have been using Phillip's 20W50XC since it's...

I have been using Phillip's 20W50XC since it's introduction circa. 1980, it has served me well.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-24-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By Jpm757
The SB applies to hollow crankshafts with F/P...

The SB applies to hollow crankshafts with F/P props, however your engine may have been plugged at some point then converted to C/S. Regardless of whether you are currently running a C/S prop. The...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-24-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By Jpm757
Be sure to inspect the crankshaft per Lycoming...

Be sure to inspect the crankshaft per Lycoming SB505B regarding corrosion. A new crank can run 6K or more, and serviceable units are becoming scarce. Even if the crank is stamped "PID", I would pull...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,402
Posted By Jpm757
My panel is strictly AFS/Dynon equipped and it...

My panel is strictly AFS/Dynon equipped and it all works very well together. I have nothing but praise for their tech support and customer service. If you decide to install a VARIETY of OEM equipment...
Forum: Northeast 05-20-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Jpm757
Transiting the NY Class B VFR is a piece of cake,...

Transiting the NY Class B VFR is a piece of cake, controllers are great, they usually take you right overhead, and will pretty much give you direct wherever. IFR is another story, they will route you...
Forum: Tools 05-13-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,202
Posted By Jpm757
The finer the blade the better, if you can find...

The finer the blade the better, if you can find a 32tpi blade that would be great.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,270
Posted By Jpm757
Hugh Heffner liked it on his DC9.

Hugh Heffner liked it on his DC9.
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-04-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By Jpm757
2 DAR inspections, a -6 and a -7, never looked at...

2 DAR inspections, a -6 and a -7, never looked at 1 picture or my builders log. I wouldn't spend an inordinate amount of time tracking the build, but rather spend the time building. After all you...
Forum: Reviews 05-04-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By Jpm757
I installed the Crow 5 pt. KAM LOC harnesses in...

I installed the Crow 5 pt. KAM LOC harnesses in my -7 and I couldn't be happier with them. Quality, fit and comfort at considerably less cost than Hookers.
Forum: Northeast 05-03-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By Jpm757
Jerry, sent you a PM

Jerry, sent you a PM
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-01-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,364
Posted By Jpm757
Keep in mind that your 1550 hr engine was...

Keep in mind that your 1550 hr engine was overhauled 38 years ago! That's a long time, (3X recommended calendar overhaul), and including a checkered history of cylinder replacement/repair. If you...
Forum: Northeast 05-01-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By Jpm757
Chris, I may be able to help. Email sent.

Chris, I may be able to help. Email sent.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-29-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By Jpm757
I also used the longeron mount for my Dual Dynon...

I also used the longeron mount for my Dual Dynon Adahars mounted piggyback. No interference from slider, however I had to have stainless shoulder harness cables fabricated as they were causing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By Jpm757
Fly boys has begun shipping the Condor2 tailwheel...

Fly boys has begun shipping the Condor2 tailwheel , installed mine yesterday. Fantastic!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By Jpm757
Vetterman recommends "Mouse Milk" for all the...

Vetterman recommends "Mouse Milk" for all the exhaust slip and Ball joints I give them a squirt every time the cowlings is off..
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-19-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,418
Posted By Jpm757
I use an EZ-Heat sump heater on my IO-360 ($150...

I use an EZ-Heat sump heater on my IO-360 ($150 from Spruce) and usually turn it on 6-8 hrs. before going flying with a remote switch. This usually heats my oil to 85F, additionally I see identical...
Forum: Northeast 04-16-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By Jpm757
I may have someone for you. PM me.

I may have someone for you. PM me.
Forum: ADS-B 04-15-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By Jpm757
Spoke with Rob at AFS today, says He hopes to...

Spoke with Rob at AFS today, says He hopes to have the additional FIS-B Weather Data display available by OSH.
Forum: ADS-B 04-13-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By Jpm757
I have an SV472 installed and receive traffic and...

I have an SV472 installed and receive traffic and Nexrad WX, my question is what about the additional FIS-B data such as winds, lightning, icing etc:. Shawn from AFS posted a year ago that they...
Forum: ADS-B 04-13-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By Jpm757
Anybody know when it will be available on the AFS...

Anybody know when it will be available on the AFS systems?
Forum: ADS-B 04-13-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By Jpm757
FIS-B Weather Data

Anybody receiving the additional FIS-B Weather feed, winds aloft, temps lightening etc:? Not yet available on my AFS 5600 displays.
Forum: Safety 04-10-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,745
Posted By Jpm757
If your engine was indeed overhauled to "factory...

If your engine was indeed overhauled to "factory new limits" by a reputable person or facility AND all the supporting paperwork is in order, then you should certainly have no reason to believe your...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-09-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By Jpm757
The FlightDEK-D180 IS capable of displaying winds...

The FlightDEK-D180 IS capable of displaying winds provided it has an active GPS and OAT input. Be sure you have the latest firmware update.
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-08-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By Jpm757
Both are fine machines and docile tailwheel...

Both are fine machines and docile tailwheel aircraft with low stall speeds. The most noticeable difference between the two would be improved directional stability of the -7 especially in turbulence,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-07-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Jpm757
I have dual probes, one on each inboard panel,...

I have dual probes, one on each inboard panel, works great.
Forum: ADS-B 04-05-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,364
Posted By Jpm757
Similliar in nature to the RVSM exemption offered...

Similliar in nature to the RVSM exemption offered a few years back. Remember it is at the "discretion" of ATC. Don't count on it always being available. There are so many inexpensive ADS-B solutions...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,060
Posted By Jpm757
Duncan is a great place to take have your...

Duncan is a great place to take have your corporate jet worked on (especially if you are not writing the checks).
But an RV? I think not! Stick with a local shop that understands owner flown GA...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-03-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,374
Posted By Jpm757
I trailered my -6 with the HS installed, it was...

I trailered my -6 with the HS installed, it was 15 miles of sheer terror. Do yourself a favor and remove the HS. If it gets whacked on something you will do some REAL damage!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By Jpm757
Thank You for taking the leap!

Thank You for taking the leap!
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-03-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,766
Posted By Jpm757
You might run some W&B calculations before...

You might run some W&B calculations before pulling the trigger.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-03-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,385
Posted By Jpm757
Most logical source of this in an infrequently...

Most logical source of this in an infrequently flown Lycoming would be the lifters.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,693
Posted By Jpm757
I would give the whole airframe a good lookover.

I would give the whole airframe a good lookover.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-31-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By Jpm757
That thing is a multi billion dollar white...

That thing is a multi billion dollar white elephant! They need to run natural gas boilers to keep the water hot during night time and on cloudy days. So much for NO "carbon footprint".
Forum: RV-14 03-31-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Jpm757
I would not attempt it without at least the...

I would not attempt it without at least the engine in place. That's a whole lot of detail work to be "guessing" on getting it right. There must still be plenty to keep you busy in the mean time. My...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,711
Posted By Jpm757
If you do the math, the quick panel is not that...

If you do the math, the quick panel is not that much more $, and is really a plug and play operation as far as the radios, ADAHARS, and switches. There is still a fair amount of wiring to connect all...
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-30-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 50,115
Posted By Jpm757
Given any thought to a P-51 style scoop?

Given any thought to a P-51 style scoop?
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-30-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,760
Posted By Jpm757
FWIW, Vetterman recommends lubricating all slip...

FWIW, Vetterman recommends lubricating all slip and ball joints with Mouse Milk. I do this every time my cowlings is removed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,282
Posted By Jpm757
In 2019, the manufacture, importation, or sale of...

In 2019, the manufacture, importation, or sale of 121.5 MHz ELTs became prohibited in the United States per an FCC final rule, but the new rule does not prohibit aircraft operators from continuing to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,282
Posted By Jpm757
Note: As of Jan 2019 the FAA has prohibited the...

Note: As of Jan 2019 the FAA has prohibited the sale of 121.5 mhz ELT's.
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-28-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,603
Posted By Jpm757
Slow, gentle heat gun. The skateboard shops sell...

Slow, gentle heat gun. The skateboard shops sell nice durable sticky sheets and they are inexpensive.
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