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Forum: RV-6/6A 12-13-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By csgj
Is this the right brake assembly?

Hi
Need to replace my Cleveland whole brake assembly on my RV6
Is this the right one from aircraft...
Forum: Safety 08-18-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,078
Posted By csgj
dynamat inside cowling

Had my 6a cowling repainted and the painter put a few strips on dynamat Xtreme thermal insulation on the inside of the top and bottom cowling where it had some signs of pealing from heat
He said it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,992
Posted By csgj
I'll take

The stampede bag with the tear and one of the mystic bags
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,763
Posted By csgj
Stock mid time O-320 in 6a with older wheel pants

164 Ktas at 8000msl, 2500rpm, with 8.7 gph
(Have EFII ignition)
Forum: Rocket 07-06-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,285
Posted By csgj
RV-6A transition to Harmon rocket

I have about 500hrs in my 6a, and about 25 TW in a citabria/ decathlon with TW cert including all modules in Emergency maneuvering instruction EMT thru Stowell's group in Santa Paula, CA
What do you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,684
Posted By csgj
I remember the 3000 mark!

We were flying together back from OSH
Congrats!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-03-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 100,471
Posted By csgj
Missed it again

Paul, gotta do the 2017 trip
Just gotta convince the wife !
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By csgj
Found it!

Turns out there was a TINY crack in the white wire way up behind the panel and rubbing against metal causing the problem
Thanks for your help, guys!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-16-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By csgj
G zero, my fuel flow is:

Electronics international FP-5L gauge
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-16-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By csgj
No fuel flow reading with Red Cube

For 2 days I was getting GPH fluctuations then in the 3rd had zero read out of the EI fuel flow gauge
I replaced the transducer but no change
Called EI went thru the troubleshooting checklist
(Red...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,963
Posted By csgj
Best second com/VHF receiver

Thinking about putting in a second com radio in my 6a.
Currently using my 430 Garmin only
What's your favorite reasonably priced back up panel mount?
Probably only have room for a 2 1/4 inch...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,673
Posted By csgj
Thumbs up Great job as always, John!

I have seen your other work up close so I know the quality you put in your planes!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-09-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,765
Posted By csgj
Dual EFII for 100+ hours

Great system and customer service
No complaints
Would never go back to mags
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,017
Posted By csgj
Thanks again for that ride, Turbo!

Great experience for the OSH first timer!
Craig
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,816
Posted By csgj
Average pilot can do it

Did my IFR training in a Cessna 172 and did the checkride in my 6a after a few months practicing approaches
My RV has a 430w, one Vor/Loc, and only one com but it was doable
Think it is important to...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-14-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,809
Posted By csgj
Would like to do that

Where did you stay? Did you camp most of the time?
Why did you pick those particular airports?
What would you change if doing it again?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,989
Posted By csgj
Also had my carb re drilled for the same reason

Have a o-320 in my 6a
Think they drilled from 41 to 38
GPH at takeoff went from 12 to 14
#3 cylinder dropped 40 degrees
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-11-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,181
Posted By csgj
Or just use this site

http://www.csgnetwork.com/tasgpscalc.html
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,822
Posted By csgj
IFR checkride in my 6A

Just passed the checkride in my 6A.
Training was in a Cessna 3 years ago and due to other commitments (like playing and going to OSH) I put off the checkride until the LAST possible day since I took...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-17-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,043
Posted By csgj
DuaL EFII Ignition-Single or Dual ECU?

Ok think I am close to picking a EI system for my 6A.
For the people that picked the Dual EFII ignition system, I would like to know if you got the Single or Optional Dual ECU?
I understand the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-27-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,217
Posted By csgj
Thanks for the pics!

I was planning a similar route and it was great to see the pictures for reference
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-22-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,599
Posted By csgj
Great Info

If I ever want to do that route
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,646
Posted By csgj
First Flight to San Juan Islands from So Cal

OK taking the apprehensive wife for a week vacation flying that little plane (-6a) from Southern Cal to the San Juan Islands.
It should be about a week trip with us leaving our home airport L70 agua...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-07-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,376
Posted By csgj
Same cowling?

[QUOTE=Speedy1;774858]Just wanted to share my great experience with an engine upgrade in my RV-6. in January my IO-320 (1880 hrs, 10:1 pistons, approximately 170 HP) started running rough. after...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,754
Posted By csgj
SARL Racing Speeds

Bob, are those 320 engine racing speeds you posted typically with prop speeds higher than 2500? I was running 2500 on a CS prop.
And what altitude are the races flown?
Seems I am about 7 knots...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,754
Posted By csgj
Used this site, Bob

http://www.csgnetwork.com/tasgpscalc.html
I was told this was more accurate then using your EFIS
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,754
Posted By csgj
0-320 cruise speed per ground speed tracking?

I wanted to my 6a's real world cruise performance. I was told to do 3 legs at 90 degree headings and add up the ground speeds to calculate
So at 8500msl (DA was around 10000) at WOT and 2500rpm and...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-06-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 138,228
Posted By csgj
Talking Horrible Turbulence?

If Rosie wrote "horrible" turbulence, he must of had structural damage to the airframe:)!

We got beat up pretty hard...worst I can recall Craig!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 801
Posted By csgj
Microlon performance gains?

Saw some old posts with + and - views on using Microlon as a fuel and oil additive. Read that Bob Axsom tried the combo and did not see any speed gains but had some fuel economy?
Anyone else see...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,390
Posted By csgj
2 piece vs pressure recovery wheel pants

Reading info about the evolution of the van's wheelpants, it seems that their were 3 different design types (1 piece, 2 piece, and pressure recovery )
I believe I have the 2 piece wheelpants and not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,348
Posted By csgj
Thanks for the info everyone!

Ron
I will contact you after the holidays!
My EMT training at CP aviation was with co-owner Judy Phelps, who was not too keen about teaching in a RV when I mentioned I was looking for a plane a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,348
Posted By csgj
Aerobatic training in SoCal?

Had my 6A for about a year and would like to do some "gentleman aerobatics" but would like some instruction with my plane. I went thru all 3 modules of Rick Stowell's EMT and aerobatic training...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,580
Posted By csgj
Not paying property tax due to "one of a kind" plane

While at OSH 2 people with RV's told me they do not pay property tax on their planes because the exemption of "one of a kind" planes applies.
They explained to me that as long as the builder built...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-22-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,020
Posted By csgj
0-320 with the same performance

My 6a (1125 lbs)160HP CS gets 162-163 knots at the same configuration of Full throttle/2400RPM/ based on gps ground speed calculations from different directions and averaging the numbers
Wonder what...
Forum: GPS 05-21-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By csgj
Happened to my 430w

Only thing that could be done was to send it back to Garmin to change the faceplate and buttons. $1000 flat rate:(
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,614
Posted By csgj
Could it be the spark plugs after all ?

Pulled the spark plugs which were 200 hrs and 3 yrs old
Lots of carbon deposits and the bottom plugs wet and oily
Changed them with new (put 38 hrs on the plane since I bought it but thought I was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,614
Posted By csgj
Thanks for all of the replies!

Ok, just checked the engine logs, mag points were changed in June '08 at 723 hrs ( not sure if slick or bendix)and spark plugs changed in '09 with 800 hrs
Fuel pump was on at all times
Will check...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,614
Posted By csgj
power loss on takeoff roll questions

Ok
Here is my problem
I have a rv6a o-320 cs prop, 1000hr engine, regular mags. Had no problems for the last 30 hrs since I bought the plane
Flew 500nm last week no problems
Only use av...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,459
Posted By csgj
IFR check ride So Cal

Anyone know a examiner in southern california that will do a IFR check ride in a rv6a? Prices?
I have completed everything, including the written test. Just need the checkride
Thanks
Craig
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-19-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 275,093
Posted By csgj
My 6a

http://i1271.photobucket.com/albums/jj637/csgj1/P8070011.jpg

John Furey did an awesome job with the build
Thanks John!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 427,112
Posted By csgj
My 6A resting at Rosie's

http://i1271.photobucket.com/albums/jj637/csgj1/N133JLbirdseyeview.jpg
After a long trip back to CA from MS
(with his two dogs on guard duty)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-12-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,119
Posted By csgj
Follow up THANKS to Craig & Rosie's Flying Trip

Im the new guy (Craig Jace) with the 6A (N133JL). Rosie flew with me from MS to So California this last weekend. Cant think of anyone who I would rather have in the seat next to me avoiding bad...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,413
Posted By csgj
Sun and Fun questions (to shop for an rv)

Never been to Osh or Lakeland for the fly in's
Wondered how much rv's are represented in each of the events and if the Sun and Fun coming up in march would be a good place to shop and compare rv's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,185
Posted By csgj
Old Vs New Rudder Pedals

Hi Everyone
I am looking at a already built 6a to purchase
The one I have my eye on was started in the early or mid 90's when the rudder pedals were on the floor as opposed to the current...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By csgj
Best EAA course to take for a new guy

Hi
I plan to buy a already built rv in the near future.
Would it benefit me to attend a EAA course such as the " RV assembly course" to learn some of the sheet metal work and workings of the...
Forum: California 06-07-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,409
Posted By csgj
Thanks Guys!

Didnt know I was in the mecca of the rv world!
Forum: California 06-07-2011, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,409
Posted By csgj
Any Rv Builders/owners in Bakersfield, CA?

Hi I will be looking at a already built 6a IO-360) at the airport this friday at 11AM to possibly buy. I need someone experienced to take a quick cursory look at it with me. If I like what I see I...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-31-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 99,552
Posted By csgj
me too

medicineman@socal.rr.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 946
Posted By csgj
Purchase agreement

Hi
Looking to buy my first already built rv soon.
Planning to look at the plane and hopefully put a deposit down in the next few weeks.
Wondering if anyone had any advice on purchase agreements and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,533
Posted By csgj
Tools, etc, to keep in your hangar?

Ok
Finally got to rent a hangar after a 6 month wait
Dont have my already built RV yet but hopefully I will find one by summer.
Since I am not a builder and never owned a plane, what do you guys feel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,763
Posted By csgj
Concrete

No he will not do it
Hangars may be moved in 2-3yrs
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,763
Posted By csgj
deck carpet

Looks nice. Where did you buy yours?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,763
Posted By csgj
L70

Im at L70 agua dulce, ca (north LA county)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,763
Posted By csgj
dirt floor hangar

Hi
Just rented a dirt floor hangar in anticipation of buying an rv :D and wanted to know if anyone had any cheap ideas for covering the floor?
Was looking into vinyl interlocking tiles but wondered...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 02-23-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 863
Posted By csgj
Prebuy in UT

Hi anyone that does prebuys around UT99, cedar valley/fairfield, UT?
Thanks
Craig
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-11-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,747
Posted By csgj
200 hp in 6A

Hi
New kid on the RV list
Looking at different built Rv's to buy
Looks like the -6a is the best value
My question is: How many of you have a 200hp angle valve/CS prop in a 6a and are they happy with...
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