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Forum: Reviews 02-18-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By Planecrazy232
Iíve already had 4 guys on our field install them...

Iíve already had 4 guys on our field install them after seeing mine in action. By far the best mod you can do. You wonít know how you did without it.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-07-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By Planecrazy232
SL60 COM/GPS

This unit was removed from a friends panel upgrade and was working when removed. I had sold it on the “auction site” last year and after the guy got it he claimed it was inop. I got the unit back and...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-07-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,071
Posted By Planecrazy232
Send to a professional

I recently sent my carb to D & G Supply http://www.dgsupply.com/ and had them rebuild it. Good people and easy to deal with. If a carb has been in service for 10 years most of the manufactures...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-30-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By Planecrazy232
Carb & Mag Rebuilds

Can the braintrust here suggest places to send my MA4-5 and Slick Mag to be rebuilt? I would like to be able to talk to the actual person that does this stuff. Most everyone I've contacted are...
Forum: Propellers 10-29-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,355
Posted By Planecrazy232
Mark, Iím also using a Saber extension and a...

Mark,
Iím also using a Saber extension and a crush plate, but mine has a hole in the center that accepts the extrusion inside the spinner. I suggest a quick call to Catto and find out what you...
Forum: Propellers 10-29-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,355
Posted By Planecrazy232
Mark, The spinner has a integral molded internal...

Mark,

The spinner has a integral molded internal part that fits snugly inside the center hole of the prop. There is no front bulkhead required. Mine came with the rear bulkhead complete with...
Forum: Propellers 10-25-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,355
Posted By Planecrazy232
Ditto on the Carbon from Catto. They gave me the...

Ditto on the Carbon from Catto. They gave me the choice of primed or clear carbon for the same price. Eh, send me the carbon- I can always prime and paint if I want. Boy Iím glad I went for the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-10-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,993
Posted By Planecrazy232
Great information. Thank you.

Great information. Thank you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By Planecrazy232
The cans might explain why the wall fell in the...

The cans might explain why the wall fell in the first place!!:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-15-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 17,469
Posted By Planecrazy232
Loading the approach puts the fixes in queue....

Loading the approach puts the fixes in queue. Activate the approach ONLY when cleared for the approach by ATC. Any waypoints between you and the IAF (or vector) will be eliminated.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,024
Posted By Planecrazy232
Steve, Thanks for the quick reply- love the...

Steve, Thanks for the quick reply- love the excellent support, and the QWERTY keyboard!!:)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,024
Posted By Planecrazy232
Levi, I changed to “GARMIN 429” and lose my VNAV...

Levi,

I changed to “GARMIN 429” and lose my VNAV button.

http://a67.tinypic.com/2hz6zww.jpg

http://a66.tinypic.com/do8ns4.jpg

If I switch back to GAMA FORMAT 1 the VNAV button reappears. Do I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,371
Posted By Planecrazy232
Happy Birthday Jesse!

Happy Birthday Jesse!
Forum: Safety 07-31-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,071
Posted By Planecrazy232
I won't poke- we did the same thing shipping up...

I won't poke- we did the same thing shipping up 150 pounds of stuff. My wife saw empty spots in the boxes and filled them up!:eek:
Forum: COMM 07-31-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,806
Posted By Planecrazy232
Also with the SL30 NAV/COM there are two power...

Also with the SL30 NAV/COM there are two power inputs, one for the nav side and one for the comm side. I have found with an SL60 which was a GPS/COM that the radio would not operate without both...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-28-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 83,855
Posted By Planecrazy232
Iím aware of that and itís turned down but the...

Iím aware of that and itís turned down but the tone is still very ďalarming ď.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-28-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 83,855
Posted By Planecrazy232
Autopilot altitude alerts

On climb or descent when climbing to a selected altitude you get the 1000í and 200í warnings with a loud tone. Scares the heck out of my wife every time. Any chance of getting voice alerts like the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,345
Posted By Planecrazy232
It was a...

It was a blast!!

http://a63.tinypic.com/biqwrn.jpg
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-17-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Planecrazy232
Steve, I have done this parallel loading. Works...

Steve,

I have done this parallel loading. Works good most of the time, I sometimes get the ďone or more ifr/vfr charts are corruptĒ message. I then start one screen at a time to figure out which one...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-17-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Planecrazy232
Steve, Some clarification please. I use the US...

Steve,

Some clarification please. I use the US database bundle, which has Garmin Navigation, Obstacles, Safe Taxi, Airport Directory, FliteCharts, and Terrain.

I am in the same boat as the post...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,961
Posted By Planecrazy232
Page 4 of the NOTAM copied and pasted: "Proceed...

Page 4 of the NOTAM copied and pasted:

"Proceed single file, directly over the
railroad tracks from Ripon northeast to Fisk
(10 miles). Remain at least Ĺ mile in-trail
behind any aircraft you are...
Forum: Safety 07-13-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 67,307
Posted By Planecrazy232
Page 6 of the notam....

Page 6 of the notam....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,900
Posted By Planecrazy232
Hours are 8am to 5pm daily.

Hours are 8am to 5pm daily.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,900
Posted By Planecrazy232
I found Fedex much cheaper than UPS. My two boxes...

I found Fedex much cheaper than UPS. My two boxes are 30x20x16 and itís $49.00 each to ship them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,900
Posted By Planecrazy232
OSH shipping camping gear

We decided to lighten the load in the plane and send our camping gear by fedex. Great idea- until the mrs decided that since we are shipping, we can take the bigger tent, pillow top blow up mattress,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-24-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By Planecrazy232
Garmin Experimental support

I have to put in my two cents and thank Steve and the Garmin team for their support. Every time I have asked a question by email, or on this site, I get an answer promptly, and 99.9% it is correct....
Forum: Tools 06-14-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,801
Posted By Planecrazy232
I'd never find it when I needed it so I'd have to...

I'd never find it when I needed it so I'd have to make a new one every time.:rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,225
Posted By Planecrazy232
My wife and I are Monday PM.

My wife and I are Monday PM.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-12-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,498
Posted By Planecrazy232
Any update on the v6.0 software? I'm still having...

Any update on the v6.0 software? I'm still having the occasional flashing lights. Also, when I choose NAV it will not engage the magenta line. Sometimes both the NAV and HDG lights will be lit at the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-03-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,293
Posted By Planecrazy232
I imagine this could be bad for a electronic...

I imagine this could be bad for a electronic ignition engine with MAP for timing.
Forum: Aircraft Camping 05-31-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By Planecrazy232
Does Fedex have a facility on site for return...

Does Fedex have a facility on site for return shipping or should we pre-print our shipping back from home?
Forum: Aircraft Camping 05-30-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By Planecrazy232
Here you...

Here you go:

https://www.eaa.org/en/airventure/plan-your-eaa-airventure-trip/services/shipping-services

We plan on using this service this year. FedEx seems to have the best rates.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,991
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have a saying- "If you go by air, have time to...

I have a saying- "If you go by air, have time to spare..."
Forum: Propellers 04-30-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,315
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have the same setup on my 6A. I get 2170 on...

I have the same setup on my 6A. I get 2170 on take-off roll. I'll just make 2700 flat out. What's your cruise speed? I'm getting 155KTAS @ 2400rpm.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,294
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have CWS and Audio replay on mine.

I have CWS and Audio replay on mine.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-09-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have a friend with a Lasar system that was...

I have a friend with a Lasar system that was working when removed. I'm pretty sure it is a 4771 with the associated electronics. I'm sure he will sell. PM me.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,634
Posted By Planecrazy232
Sun and Fun Home Built Camping

So today it's 1 week until departure to SNF and I have not seen nor can find anything about activities or setup at HBC. Will there be a tent, showers, food, etc?? Sorry if this has been hashed out...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-24-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,498
Posted By Planecrazy232
5.9 anomaly report

I flew with 5.9 today on a multiple leg flight with 4 landings and shutdowns. On my first leg, the GMC307 lights would flash one at a time in a pattern (AP, NAV, and FD). The autopilot never unhooked...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 03-23-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,281
Posted By Planecrazy232
HBC at SNF

I haven't seen anything about HBC activities, etc at SNF. Will it be status quo??
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-21-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,498
Posted By Planecrazy232
Interesting. I just upgraded from 5.6 to 5.9 and...

Interesting. I just upgraded from 5.6 to 5.9 and the whole process took about 5 minutes with the G5 and servos taking the longest. Could be 5.7 had something to do with your long update.
Forum: Steam Gauges 03-21-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,413
Posted By Planecrazy232
HA! The only guy in existence putting vac pumps...

HA! The only guy in existence putting vac pumps and mechanical gyros BACK into his plane!!:confused::confused::eek::p
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-19-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,498
Posted By Planecrazy232
Which screen first?

Does it matter which screen receives the update first? PFD-MFD (Left to right) or MFD-PFD (right to left)??
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-05-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,411
Posted By Planecrazy232
Looking at your pictures it looks like the...

Looking at your pictures it looks like the starter gear is contacting the back of the ring gear and not even engaging the teeth. Look closely at the alignment of the starter.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-16-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By Planecrazy232
#1 yes it points up. I poke a hole in the filter...

#1 yes it points up. I poke a hole in the filter when I begin my oil change and itís empty by the time I get the bottom cowl off and drain the oil and check the screen. Spinning the filter off is the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-05-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 886
Posted By Planecrazy232
I flew the RV into KDAB for the race two years...

I flew the RV into KDAB for the race two years ago VFR. It was easy peasy. Used flight following in and out. I'm sure there's a notam out there with the procedures but I can't put my fingers on it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,097
Posted By Planecrazy232
Underside on mine.

Underside on mine.
Forum: COMM 01-31-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By Planecrazy232
Do you have a second radio that you are...

Do you have a second radio that you are monitoring? I will get that on occasion if I'm monitoring on the second radio.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 437,429
Posted By Planecrazy232
http://a63.tinypic.com/13ym681.jpg

http://a63.tinypic.com/13ym681.jpg
Forum: RV-14 01-27-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,561
Posted By Planecrazy232
[QUOTE=Erimo;1235295]Hi Antony, Do you control...

[QUOTE=Erimo;1235295]Hi Antony,

Do you control the switches leds with a GAD 27 ? My avionic and devices are similar to your installation and I don't have light with it (the switches leds work well...
Forum: RV-14 01-24-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,561
Posted By Planecrazy232
This is a 6A not a 14 but this is how I have my...

This is a 6A not a 14 but this is how I have my panel set up. I like the screens on the pilots side. Dual alternators and a G5 for backups. Flys approaches on rails. Jesse Saint built this panel for...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-02-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,165
Posted By Planecrazy232
I have my chart in Excel format saved in my...

I have my chart in Excel format saved in my dropbox and available anywhere, anytime.
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-29-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 73,621
Posted By Planecrazy232
Saint Aviation Panel

Thanks to the guys at Saint Aviation for doing a great job on the replacement panel in my 6A. This equipment is just magic the way it works! Jesse worked with me closely to build the panel to my...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-07-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,172
Posted By Planecrazy232
I tried installing on a newly formatted 16gb card...

I tried installing on a newly formatted 16gb card and it said there was not enough space and I needed over 60gb. What's up with that?

Update: Put on reading glasses and the card is 16m not 16g. I...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-27-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,859
Posted By Planecrazy232
I'll second Dan's recommendation above. I also...

I'll second Dan's recommendation above. I also have a fleet of vans that are covered with graphics and after 10-15 years when we either sell or re-letter I'm the one to take the lettering off. Rapid...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-08-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,204
Posted By Planecrazy232
Some of the things we do to save a buck...:eek:

Some of the things we do to save a buck...:eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By Planecrazy232
My op lims do not have that statement. The FSDO...

My op lims do not have that statement. The FSDO was initially going to have me update them but after review, they decided to leave them as-is. Evidently it was right around the transition time of old...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,333
Posted By Planecrazy232
Here's my buddy's dog in his...

Here's my buddy's dog in his -10.
http://i350.photobucket.com/albums/q401/acmjg/861D086E-AFBF-42D1-95C4-9F87A6E72B26_zpsdug2znst.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By Planecrazy232
I did exactly as was stated in the post above...

I did exactly as was stated in the post above pointing to post #17 in a previous thread. I called my FSDO, spoke with the inspector and that is exactly what he told me to do. I wrote a letter to him...
Forum: Autopilots 06-01-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,544
Posted By Planecrazy232
Jesse, this could be the problem I mentioned to...

Jesse, this could be the problem I mentioned to you that my buddy is having with the servos. Let me know what you find out.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-25-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,785
Posted By Planecrazy232
I may be missing a piece of the puzzle, but why...

I may be missing a piece of the puzzle, but why not get someone to drive you there and you fly it back??
Forum: COMM 04-27-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,754
Posted By Planecrazy232
Confession

So I have a confession. This audio problem has been a nagging one for me for some time. I thought I had isolated my audio sources from the radio on multiple occasions. I've separated them before they...
Forum: COMM 04-26-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,754
Posted By Planecrazy232
For clarification I have a D100 not a D10A if...

For clarification I have a D100 not a D10A if that makes a difference.
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