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Forum: RV-8/8A 10-12-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,443
Posted By 1001001
I use X-Plane 11 (also used to use version 10)...

I use X-Plane 11 (also used to use version 10) with a 3 monitor setup along with the Logitech yoke, pedals, radio stack, and throttle quadrants. Running on a Linux machine with a Nvidia gtx1070...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,915
Posted By 1001001
On the RV-10, those are fastened with a machine...

On the RV-10, those are fastened with a machine screw with nylon locknut.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,538
Posted By 1001001
I am the only person turning nuts and bolts on my...

I am the only person turning nuts and bolts on my project. I don’t apply torque seal until I have verified the torque, and I apply torque seal to every fastener I have verified. This is my system. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,952
Posted By 1001001
I too am very interested in home simulation for...

I too am very interested in home simulation for the purpose of improving my proficiency in the air. I would love and would pay for a set of simulated avionics for the X-Plane simulator that could be...
Forum: RV-10 08-12-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By 1001001
How did that work out? I kind of like to spread...

How did that work out? I kind of like to spread a thin coat of sealant on both surfaces and it seems that might be more difficult once the ribs are in the way.

Back when I was doing the match...
Forum: RV-10 08-11-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By 1001001
RV-10 Fuel Tank J Channel Back Riveting?

The plans instruct the builder to slide the j channel in and rivet it after the ribs have been riveted. Would it not be simpler and possibly nicer looking to back rivet the channel to the skin and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-02-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,622
Posted By 1001001
See also the article I linked in an older post...

See also the article I linked in an older post from 2017.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=1206920&postcount=22
Forum: RV-10 07-27-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By 1001001
Thanks very much! I had searched on the Garmin...

Thanks very much! I had searched on the Garmin site and could not find this document, even though it was referenced elsewhere. It would help greatly if these documents could be linked from the...
Forum: RV-10 07-26-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By 1001001
Garmin Autopilot Servo Installation Bracket Instructions

Does anyone have a link to or a copy of instructions for installing the Garmin autopilot servos (roll, pitch and yaw) in an RV-10? All sources of the kits I can find do not provide instructions. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,858
Posted By 1001001
Perhaps if it is an issue, AirVenture could be...

Perhaps if it is an issue, AirVenture could be split into multiple events. I have not yet attended the event, so I'm not speaking from any experience with AirVenture itself, but...

There is a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By 1001001
I use reamers wherever I can. Cleaner hole, less...

I use reamers wherever I can. Cleaner hole, less deburring. It doesn't make a perfect hole, but it's better IMO.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-21-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By 1001001
This is not a new engine; it is one I am storing...

This is not a new engine; it is one I am storing after having been run. I have "pickled" it but I do not wish to trust that that lubrication will be enough after sitting a long time.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-21-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By 1001001
I just want to oil all bearing surfaces *before*...

I just want to oil all bearing surfaces *before* rotating the crankshaft, to ensure all surfaces are coated periodically. Probably pre-oiling with a gear pump (which should not be limited in...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-21-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By 1001001
Given that the pumps are positive displacement (I...

Given that the pumps are positive displacement (I assume), there should be a fixed flow at a given speed. Pressure will vary based on the system resistance to that flow, and then the relief valve...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-21-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 803
Posted By 1001001
Lycoming IO-540 Oil Pump flow rate?

I have searched all over for information on the oil pumps without success. Does anyone know the design oil flow rate of the pumps installed in Lycoming engines, especially the IO-540? Any...
Forum: RV-14 07-14-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By 1001001
I just did this today on my -10 flaps. Used the...

I just did this today on my -10 flaps. Used the rectangular W bucking bar. Wasn't really a problem. Per my usual procedure, I wrapped several o-rings around the bar to cushion it against hitting...
Forum: RV-10 07-10-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,767
Posted By 1001001
What about bonding a composite mounting bracket...

What about bonding a composite mounting bracket to the pillar?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,558
Posted By 1001001
This has been my plan.

This has been my plan.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-03-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By 1001001
All right! Thanks both of you guys for the...

All right!

Thanks both of you guys for the replies.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-29-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By 1001001
Flap Trailing Edge Adhesive / Primer?

I just realized that when I primed the inside of my flap skins, I neglected to mask the trailing edge where the double sided tape is supposed to go between the extruded wedge and the skin.

Has...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-27-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,823
Posted By 1001001
Lovely. Is that vinyl or paint?

Lovely. Is that vinyl or paint?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,650
Posted By 1001001
So don't tell me the next move is a retractable...

So don't tell me the next move is a retractable nosewheel for the RV-10...



:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-23-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,217
Posted By 1001001
I had a similar problem with my Warrior, in which...

I had a similar problem with my Warrior, in which the engine would keep running at idle cut off (quite roughly). The problem there was that the two halves of the carburetor had become loose from...
Forum: GPS 06-09-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,460
Posted By 1001001
https://fly.garmin.com/fly-garmin/

https://fly.garmin.com/fly-garmin/
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-02-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By 1001001
THX. TX RXd.

THX. TX RXd.
Forum: Reviews 05-27-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,873
Posted By 1001001
Scott, Yes, the ER38s are the ones that fit my...

Scott,
Yes, the ER38s are the ones that fit my earbuds. Do they fit the CQ headset directly or need adapters?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,648
Posted By 1001001
I have had good experiences with US Aircraft...

I have had good experiences with US Aircraft Finance. I don't know if they will consider an airplane without logs, but the worst they can say is no. It's worth a try, and they have been good to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,648
Posted By 1001001
https://www.firstpryoritybank.com/about-us/contact...

https://www.firstpryoritybank.com/about-us/contact-us.html
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,733
Posted By 1001001
Interesting. In my RV-10 wing kit (purchased in...

Interesting. In my RV-10 wing kit (purchased in 2016), the bellcrank mounting brackets are powder coated steel, not aluminum as in the linked thread (from 2014).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,733
Posted By 1001001
Glad to have found this thread! I was wondering...

Glad to have found this thread! I was wondering about lubricating these during installation too. Has anyone else polished the inside of the bellcrank and the brass bushing as noted below? I think...
Forum: ADS-B 05-14-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,046
Posted By 1001001
They do UAT but ground stations generally have to...

They do UAT but ground stations generally have to choose to use either 978 MHz or 1090 MHz and most go with the 1090, I think. My station has a 1090 antenna. I imagine one could operate two ground...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-13-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By 1001001
Try tapping and holding the link or image until...

Try tapping and holding the link or image until an option list comes up. There should be a “copy image link” and /or a “share link” option in the menu that pops up when you hold the link.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-12-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,043
Posted By 1001001
What is the difference between the 2 and 3? ...

What is the difference between the 2 and 3? There doesnít seem to be any info on different versions on Aveoís web site.
Forum: Reviews 05-11-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,873
Posted By 1001001
I have a set of Etymotic Research earphones that...

I have a set of Etymotic Research earphones that deliver wonderful quality sound. They have interchangeable earplugs of the foam type as well as silicone inserts. I wonder if the Etymotic plugs can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By 1001001
I have an extra I can send if I find it...

I have an extra I can send if I find it...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-05-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,713
Posted By 1001001
Very cool. I would build one. I concur: a...

Very cool. I would build one.

I concur: a folding design would be wonderful.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-05-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,672
Posted By 1001001
But also see this thread:...

But also see this thread: http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=166823&highlight=Audio+signal+ground+shield
Forum: RV-10 04-28-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By 1001001
I have chucked the tubes in my lathe and run a...

I have chucked the tubes in my lathe and run a file inside and also wrapped the file in sandpaper to make the clearance better but I am concerned about having to take too much material off. The tube...
Forum: RV-10 04-28-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By 1001001
Aileron Pushrod End Interference Fit

When assembling the aileron pushrod for drilling on page 23-3, there is an extremely tight interference fit between the W-1018A rod and the AN490HT8P rod end. I can't fully assemble just yet without...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-24-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By 1001001
How beautiful!

How beautiful!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,290
Posted By 1001001
Don't breathe it in. That's the chromate coating...

Don't breathe it in. That's the chromate coating coming off the rivet.


https://monroeaerospace.com/informational-rivets.php
Forum: GPS 04-23-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 45,528
Posted By 1001001
Thanks! I missed the previous answer.

Thanks! I missed the previous answer.
Forum: GPS 04-22-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 45,528
Posted By 1001001
I think this is an important question to which...

I think this is an important question to which many of us would like an answer. If Garmin were to provide access to the installation manual prior to a purchase this question might be answered in the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-21-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,292
Posted By 1001001
Chemical engineer, not chemist. I doubt there is...

Chemical engineer, not chemist. I doubt there is much chemical interaction between the solvents in the ink and aluminum. Probably just slight surface scratching from the fiber applicator in the...
Forum: Tools 04-19-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,824
Posted By 1001001
Is it common for the traditional style pneumatic...

Is it common for the traditional style pneumatic squeezers to not feather? I am able to feather mine very precisely. Wondering if I happen to have got a special one?
Forum: RV-10 04-19-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,515
Posted By 1001001
Congratulations! It must be a great feeling! I...

Congratulations! It must be a great feeling!

I am a bit farther behind but still chugging along. Canít wait. Every first flight offers more encouragement to other builders.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By 1001001
Good to hear they are listening. When you get...

Good to hear they are listening. When you get the more detailed report please share; it would be good to know if it was a systemic problem or just local to your area. Thanks for making the effort...
Forum: RV-10 04-12-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,894
Posted By 1001001
You canít post that without some corroborating...

You canít post that without some corroborating audio/video. :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-12-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 994
Posted By 1001001
I have both. I use GP on my android phone and an...

I have both. I use GP on my android phone and an iPad mini 4, and also have a backup tablet (older Samsung Android). I slightly prefer the iOS version. There is some minor feature lag between iOS...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-03-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,141
Posted By 1001001
Steve, welcome! I see you are in the Pittsburgh...

Steve, welcome! I see you are in the Pittsburgh area. If you are near Beaver County, consider meeting up with our EAA Chapter 68. We meet 1st Tuesday of each month (message me for up to date...
Forum: RV-10 03-25-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By 1001001
Are they even offering the motopod for sale...

Are they even offering the motopod for sale anymore? I haven’t talked to them for over a year and they were not making hard point kits then.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,001
Posted By 1001001
Great news! Interesting to see the PA-24 and...

Great news! Interesting to see the PA-24 and PA-32 listed but not the PA-30 or PA-34.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,001
Posted By 1001001
AML

You have to go here (https://support.garmin.com/en-US/?productID=682215&tab=manuals) for the approved model list.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,979
Posted By 1001001
Technically, the sky has no color of its own;...

Technically, the sky has no color of its own; what you perceive as its color is on the result of differential refraction of sunlight byóóHey! Get your hands off me! No, seriously, I mean it, this is...
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-21-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 46,002
Posted By 1001001
6 seats or no deal :)

6 seats or no deal :)
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-21-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 46,002
Posted By 1001001
Or 5 shares of GE common stock...

Or 5 shares of GE common stock...
Forum: RV-10 03-10-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,301
Posted By 1001001
I like this idea. Definitely more a fan of black...

I like this idea. Definitely more a fan of black window sealant than the grey-silver silpruf.
Forum: RV-10 03-09-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,301
Posted By 1001001
I am planning to do silpruf on mine so I hope you...

I am planning to do silpruf on mine so I hope you have a good experience with the final product. It'll be some time before I get that far in the build, so I expect to hear good news from you by...
Forum: Tools 03-09-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,787
Posted By 1001001
After reading a bunch of reviews online I decided...

After reading a bunch of reviews online I decided to jump in and buy their 60 gal 5 hp two stage piston compressor. Worth it. Read up on their higher end compressors—lots of pros and high volume...
Forum: RV-10 01-28-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,567
Posted By 1001001
I talked to David in 2017 or 2018 (can't remember...

I talked to David in 2017 or 2018 (can't remember now) and he said that they were still disrupted due to the move of their business. They were focusing on other product lines, and he didn't have a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-27-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,556
Posted By 1001001
I made my own by tearing apart a cheap 8-1/2" x...

I made my own by tearing apart a cheap 8-1/2" x 11" binder and then riveting aluminum sheet with piano hinges and the d-ring from the small...
Forum: RV-10 01-20-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,143
Posted By 1001001
Larry, I assume you’re using the portable 39...

Larry,

I assume you’re using the portable 39 that used to be mine. Not sure about the RV-10, but that particular unit had no trouble connecting. It would connect even when I didn’t expect it. ...
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