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Forum: RV-10 09-14-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,300
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks Steve. So for clarity, I will install the...

Thanks Steve. So for clarity, I will install the GA 35 for the GTN 750, the GA 57X for the G3X PFD, and a GA 26 for each of the G5 and the secondary G3X. Does this sound like a good arrangement?
Forum: RV-10 09-12-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,300
Posted By RandyAB
For a system that is as well integrated as Garmin...

For a system that is as well integrated as Garmin I'm surprised that each unit would require it's own antenna and not simply get the data from the other units on the bus. Two units seems 100%...
Forum: RV-10 09-11-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,300
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks guys. Four GPS units Bob? Aside from the...

Thanks guys. Four GPS units Bob? Aside from the 35 which goes up top, where did you locate the others? I was thinking I would put one on the undersurface of the overhead console. Glare shield for...
Forum: RV-10 09-11-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,300
Posted By RandyAB
What antennae do I need.

Building an IFR machine and am planning dual G3X, G5, and GTN750. Aside from the WAAS antenna which I believe is the GA35, what other GPS antennae would be recommended?
Forum: International 09-05-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,543
Posted By RandyAB
Wow, that was a quick turnaround! Canít wait to...

Wow, that was a quick turnaround! Canít wait to see the pictures.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,031
Posted By RandyAB
The product description on Amazon says it is for...

The product description on Amazon says it is for pilots. I’m also at a loss to explain how altitude would effect the functioning of the pulse ox as it simply measures the percentage of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,031
Posted By RandyAB
Is the one you sell the same as the Facelake...

Is the one you sell the same as the Facelake FL-350 listed on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,031
Posted By RandyAB
Just and FYI but If you are not on supplemental...

Just and FYI but If you are not on supplemental 02 the pulse ox shouldn’t be reading 100%, nor should a pulse ox that isn’t reading 100% be though of as being inaccurate. Normal o2 saturation on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,835
Posted By RandyAB
Saddest thing I’ve ever read, and a most...

Saddest thing I’ve ever read, and a most difficult video to watch....it would have been nice if a clause could have saved it....
Forum: International 08-25-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,543
Posted By RandyAB
Iím enjoying following you on FlightAware. Safe...

Iím enjoying following you on FlightAware. Safe travels!
Forum: RV-10 08-24-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By RandyAB
Itís simple to cleco the backing strip in place...

Itís simple to cleco the backing strip in place and then pull the rivets. Iím having a hard time understanding what the problem is I guess.
Forum: RV-10 08-24-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By RandyAB
The callout for the rivet line that is covered by...

The callout for the rivet line that is covered by the console is for CS4-4 pulled rivets.
Forum: Canada 08-24-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By RandyAB
CCRA and Revenue Canada are the same entity. ...

CCRA and Revenue Canada are the same entity. Perhaps it was provincial. That would explain why Les did not get a letter since we here in Alberta donít have to worry about PST.
Forum: International 08-24-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,543
Posted By RandyAB
You can also track him on Flightaware and...

You can also track him on Flightaware and Flightradar24 with greater precision....N415JS....have a great trip Jim! Welcome to Canada however brief your stay may be!
Forum: Canada 08-22-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By RandyAB
By Marsh I was quoted $500 per $50000 and $125 on...

By Marsh I was quoted $500 per $50000 and $125 on top for liability which is obligatory. Right now I'm sitting with a full QB kit and a new engine which is about $130K USD roughly. I asked them to...
Forum: Canada 08-22-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By RandyAB
Awesome reply. Thanks! I will follow up on the...

Awesome reply. Thanks! I will follow up on the tips.

Boat insurance is bad this year too with similar increases across the board. These are still first world problems though.....
Forum: Canada 08-22-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By RandyAB
Builder's insurance in Canada

Good day all.

I'm looking for recommendations from fellow Canadians on builder's insurance. I'm going to be moving my RV10 to a hangar that I lucked into in the very near future, but before I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,404
Posted By RandyAB
I donít see where that would be possible. It...

I donít see where that would be possible. It would interfere with the pedals down low and I donít see room for it up high either...at least in the 10.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-06-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By RandyAB
You should ask Dan Charrois who goes by...

You should ask Dan Charrois who goes by ďcharroisĒ here in VAF for his input. He struggled with this before he figured it out after much troubleshooting. He would have a lot good to say.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,199
Posted By RandyAB
I had a look at the CARS for clarification. It...

I had a look at the CARS for clarification. It seems that landing on anything other than a designated aerodrome is only prohibited if over a built up area. I guess you are correct. Good on ya. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,199
Posted By RandyAB
No. Landing on a public road would be illegal...

No. Landing on a public road would be illegal unless it was an emergency.
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,201
Posted By RandyAB
Great job! I canít wait until I have my first...

Great job! I canít wait until I have my first flight.
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-18-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,694
Posted By RandyAB
Hey Ross. Is there anything other than price that...

Hey Ross. Is there anything other than price that steered you toward the Shorai batteries and away from brand “x”? I take it that there is no BMS system in these batteries and that is obviously not a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-06-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,811
Posted By RandyAB
Thank God it was just that. I would have cried...

Thank God it was just that. I would have cried right there. Iím not lying.
Forum: RV-10 05-05-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By RandyAB
That is great Tim. You will have a really fine...

That is great Tim. You will have a really fine time there. Say hi to Darren and Simon (he was my building coach).

What happened to the diesel engine you were going to use?
Forum: RV-10 05-05-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By RandyAB
Second week of June last year.

Second week of June last year.
Forum: RV-10 05-04-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By RandyAB
The fine folks at Aerosport threw in build school...

The fine folks at Aerosport threw in build school as part of the engine purchase. It was a fantastic experience and it gave me confidence knowing how knowledgable the people there are.
Forum: RV-10 04-29-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By RandyAB
I've found that wrapping a patch of 220 or 300...

I've found that wrapping a patch of 220 or 300 grit sandpaper around a much smaller reamer allows for some "sanding" of the internal bore of the rod which is gradual and controlled.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 04-04-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,155
Posted By RandyAB
Iím really interested in the tuning method. I...

Iím really interested in the tuning method. I hope you make a few videos of the process.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-31-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,177
Posted By RandyAB
https://www.garmin.com/en-US/blog/aviation/garmin-...

https://www.garmin.com/en-US/blog/aviation/garmin-introduces-gtx-335d-and-gtx-345d-ads-b-diversity-transponders/

For those of us outside the US reliant on the space based system, which I think is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-23-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,690
Posted By RandyAB
If you PM me your email I will send you a copy of...

If you PM me your email I will send you a copy of the schematic I came up with. I had a fellow RV 10 builder who is also an electrical engineer look it over and he approved.
Randy
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-12-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,595
Posted By RandyAB
Where did you put it Scott? Iím trying to be as...

Where did you put it Scott? Iím trying to be as economical with the panel real estate as possible given what I have planned.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-11-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,595
Posted By RandyAB
5 amps according to the spec sheet provided on...

5 amps according to the spec sheet provided on ACS.

https://m.grainger.com/mobile/product/HONEYWELL-MICRO-SWITCH-Key-Switch-24M946?breadcrumbCatId=27646&fc=MWP2IDP2PCP

I think I might use one of...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-10-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,595
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks for piping in Charliie. I know from...

Thanks for piping in Charliie. I know from previous posts that you are quite knowledgeable about electrical stuff. There are a few Honeywell swithches in the Grainger link provided several posts up...
Forum: RV-10 03-10-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,101
Posted By RandyAB
Silpruf comes in different colours including...

Silpruf comes in different colours including black.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-09-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,595
Posted By RandyAB
What is the advantage of that setup over using an...

What is the advantage of that setup over using an off/on/momentary start switch? You accomplish the same thing as far as I can tell with less panel space being taken up.
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-09-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,595
Posted By RandyAB
Where is your plane :D:D:D ?

Where is your plane :D:D:D ?
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-09-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,595
Posted By RandyAB
Probably a stupid question but with a starter...

Probably a stupid question but with a starter button, what is the best way to secure the airplane against somebody jumping in and starting her up?
Forum: RV-10 03-09-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,101
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks Tim. I just started watching this series...

Thanks Tim. I just started watching this series yesterday. It is quite good so far. Iíll have to look into the benefits of Sikaflex as well.
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,101
Posted By RandyAB
Hey Tim. Do you have a recommended source...

Hey Tim. Do you have a recommended source outlining the process you used?
Forum: RV-10 03-04-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks for this Larry.

Thanks for this Larry.
Forum: RV-10 03-04-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks Sean. That makes sense to make the pin...

Thanks Sean. That makes sense to make the pin short enough to allow the cam to work itís magic before engaging the pins. I hadnít realized that the Vanís stock system had less travel. I will aim for...
Forum: RV-10 03-04-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks Larry. I havenít put the strut in yet. I...

Thanks Larry. I havenít put the strut in yet. I wonder why it would cause the door to be pushed aft if everything is in proper plane.
Forum: RV-10 03-03-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By RandyAB
Door pin lengths

I'm getting ready to cut the pushrods and tap them for the Plane Around angled door pins. For the length, should I be aiming to maximize the extended length whereby the tip of the pin just sits at...
Forum: RV-10 03-03-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,587
Posted By RandyAB
Perhaps a small through and through vertical...

Perhaps a small through and through vertical screw or bolt just behind the transverse bolt in the plans? Or a wrap of tape around the stick to make a closer tolerance fit to the W1011? If it is a...
Forum: Propellers 03-03-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,924
Posted By RandyAB
Whirlwind suggested their new HRT 378 three blade...

Whirlwind suggested their new HRT 378 three blade for my 10. They said this was the latest iteration and was a design upgrade from the 200RV.. Quitd price $13.5K which is the same as the MT. Number...
Forum: RV-10 02-24-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By RandyAB
I used a 12 AWG twisted pair with Deutsch...

I used a 12 AWG twisted pair with Deutsch connectors at the regulator and at the wing root. I did that because of the run length which is greater than 12 ft as Levi says.
Forum: RV-10 02-20-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By RandyAB
247 ohms full and 32 ohms empty from what I...

247 ohms full and 32 ohms empty from what I recall.
Forum: RV-14 02-12-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,187
Posted By RandyAB
At 5í6Ē I practically need a booster seat....:D

At 5í6Ē I practically need a booster seat....:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,177
Posted By RandyAB
I think 1090ES generally should be a no brainer,...

I think 1090ES generally should be a no brainer, especially for those of us outside the CONUS. I guess the question remains is how well a bottom mount antenna alone will work. Until itís up and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,177
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks for the info guys and especially the links...

Thanks for the info guys and especially the links Moose. I got a reply from Garmin who said that a single bottom mounted UHF was all that was needed but I'm thinking that this is specific to the US...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,177
Posted By RandyAB
Aireon space based ADS-B

I sent a note to Garmin but I thought I would throw this out to the group Iím case others have insight or alternatively, a similar question. For the space based Aireon system that is going to be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks for this explanation Dan. Could you give...

Thanks for this explanation Dan. Could you give me an opinion on how I would integrate this with what Rhonda told me? Clearly I have some reading to do regarding fuel injection design and operation.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By RandyAB
I'm not disagreeing but are you truly pushing it...

I'm not disagreeing but are you truly pushing it to it's max "all the time" though? I think that the vast majority of the time, you are going to be operating at <70% power.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By RandyAB
Thanks fellas. I did get a response from Rhonda,...

Thanks fellas. I did get a response from Rhonda, who is always very helpful, and she said 287-293 depending on the servo used. FM200 or RSAS (287-289) FM300 or RSA10 (up to 293). I believe itís the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By RandyAB
Real world dyno numbers for this 540 config.....

I'm sizing my prop and need to know what the real world horsepower is for my engine. I'd appreciate input from anybody with the following configuration who has had their engine on the...
Forum: RV-10 01-30-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By RandyAB
The bushings were provided in my kit and were...

The bushings were provided in my kit and were bronze.
Forum: RV-14 01-29-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 996
Posted By RandyAB
There are nutplates there for the master solenoid...

There are nutplates there for the master solenoid too.
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By RandyAB
I think so. PM me your email and I will send some.

I think so. PM me your email and I will send some.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-25-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,954
Posted By RandyAB
Good to know Chad. I hope that it is sooner...

Good to know Chad. I hope that it is sooner rather than later.
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,460
Posted By RandyAB
For the pitot static, and AOA lines use the ATP...

For the pitot static, and AOA lines use the ATP Surethane 1/4" lines which you can buy very cheaply from Amazon. It is available in multiple colours and is the same stuff Cleaveland Tools sells in...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-24-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,954
Posted By RandyAB
Thumbs down Are conformal coatings easy to retro apply?

Are conformal coatings easy to retro apply?
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