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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By snoop9erdog
Wig wag both position and landing lights?

Flyleds provides the option to Wig Wag the position lights.....what did those of you do that have the FLyleds and separate landing lights? Are you wig wagging both or just not enabling the FLYleds...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-07-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,090
Posted By snoop9erdog
Scratch everything I said if you are wanting only...

Scratch everything I said if you are wanting only recommendations on where to shop....:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-07-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,090
Posted By snoop9erdog
An example

Two G5's stacked vertically with an Aera 660, a Gtr200, and autopilot 507 with servos may be as cheap and (but very functional) simple vfr machine as you can get.

From there, if you want to add a...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 11-02-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,610
Posted By snoop9erdog
Woohoo

Congrats Greg! Huge accomplishment.

I'm equipping my 9 for IFR to utilize the rating as well. Nothing hard, busting through layer(s) to get from A to B in the right conditions.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By snoop9erdog
Ok thx Kent and Steve that makes sense and I got...

Ok thx Kent and Steve that makes sense and I got it.

Very nice. I won't get the third party controller then.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By snoop9erdog
Ok maybe I'm just slow :)...so when you say that...

Ok maybe I'm just slow :)...so when you say that the G3X "drives the inputs to the servo", the servo you are referring to is the Ray Allen servo... correct?

The G3X and GAD 27 control the speed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By snoop9erdog
Oh maybe you mean that the G3x will speed control...

Oh maybe you mean that the G3x will speed control the Ray Allen trim?

By the way....love your 9. Motivation for me for sure.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By snoop9erdog
Dweet

Mark did you use the Ray Allen elevator trim motor? Or do you trim your elevator through the elevator autopilot GSA 28 servo?

Guess my confusion is that I assumed I'd activate autopilot only...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-02-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By snoop9erdog
GAD 27 Trim Speed Control?

Does the Garmin GAD 27 have trim speed control in its logic or should I plan to get the SPD-1 Speed Control from Ray Allen (if it's even needed)?
Forum: RV-14 10-30-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,181
Posted By snoop9erdog
Nice

I snuck a peak of your design on the prop there.......gonna look sweet!
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-28-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,384
Posted By snoop9erdog
Exactly

That's exactly the dillema I'm facing Gill.

I have the 625 purchased already and getting ready to add the G3x system with Garmin Autopilot for fully integrated system......with G5.

Worst case...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-28-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,384
Posted By snoop9erdog
OK People - Electrical System Architecture

Tell me what you think. After days of reading and researching for my RV9 for what I want my electrical to be in Mr. Reeves awesome sight I have come to the conclusion that there are three main camps...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,265
Posted By snoop9erdog
Benefits

What would be the benefit of one over the other....the TL verse the Carling type? Better quality? How much are the TL's?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-15-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,745
Posted By snoop9erdog
Sparingly

In general, be very selective on where you paint the interior. I would limit it as much as possible since it adds in many cases, unnecessary weight. For instance...many paint their interiors to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,265
Posted By snoop9erdog
The 9

Thanks for the input from all. Ill look into a few of these options.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,265
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thx

Thank you Mel And Walt. I will look at space above.

Walt yours is proof that there is sufficient space. Mine is almost an identical panel exceptive got a GTN 625 to go in place of one of the gtr...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,265
Posted By snoop9erdog
Toggle switches

All, does anyone have a recommendation for toggle switches that are fairly compact on the back side (electrical connection side)? Not sure if it's possible, but my goal is to use Van's standard...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-13-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 27,484
Posted By snoop9erdog
Very Sad

My condolences and prayers and comfort to the families.
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-04-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,572
Posted By snoop9erdog
Tom I sent you a PM

Tom I sent you a PM
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By snoop9erdog
Talking Doug fueling up.the 6

Can totally relate to Doug's penny pinching refuel in the 6 since August.

Have a son in Brazil and my two oldest daughters in college right now.

Grateful to have the means, but anybody else out...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-15-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,793
Posted By snoop9erdog
The 9

I have the rod link to install......but as someone who is a newby tailwheel pilot, should I put the chains on and get experience before tackling the steering link?

Or is it better to start off...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,799
Posted By snoop9erdog
Can Bus

A 10 might indeed require more length and I can't imagine the other models would require more.....but in my 9 I don't need to worry about a yaw dampener, so mine will likely start in the right wing...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-23-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,164
Posted By snoop9erdog
IO360L2A

Mine may be the lightest 360 around.....the same engine running in 172R ans S models. 160HP @ 2400 and 180HP at 2700 rpm. So planning for a Catto Prop or Sensinich composite adjustable for 2700...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,907
Posted By snoop9erdog
Sweet

Very nice. Love both of those sweet paint jobs!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-11-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,736
Posted By snoop9erdog
My experience

Jayhawk Reflex,

I mixed up west systems 105/206 and brushed onto the seam a 1" glass tape (very smooth) over the seam. Worked great. Then came back 24 hrs later and mixed up another batch of epoxy...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-10-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,736
Posted By snoop9erdog
Feedback

Ok after installing a thin fiberglass strip over the rudder tip joint (fiberglass to aluminum), then applying a thin layer of 410 microlight and sanding..........

If I were to do it over. I...
Forum: ADS-B 08-02-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,335
Posted By snoop9erdog
Extra Antenna though

Correct me if I'm wrong but timberwolfs solution is a good one (35R instead of 45R), but if you go that route it requires a gdl of some some sort later on down the road for IN as well as another hole...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,592
Posted By snoop9erdog
Pack only the necessities dependant upon the...

Pack only the necessities dependant upon the mission and my Sig Sauer 9mm.
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-16-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 905
Posted By snoop9erdog
Stein RV9?

ALagonia......your new 9 wouldn't by chance be the clown/multicolored painted RV9 owned by the Stein's would it?

Congrats on your new 9. Let us know what you think of it.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-11-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,736
Posted By snoop9erdog
10-4

Appreciate the comments. I like Bills approach of just filling in the pull fasteners. I have a couple seams though that don't fit flush and down and pillow slightly which bugs me...so gonna have to...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-11-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,736
Posted By snoop9erdog
To micro the fairing seems and pull fasteners or not

All,

What is the consensus....to add a layer of peel ply and then micro slurry over the fiberglass fairing joint/seems and pull fasteners or get the fit as tight as you can and forgo the...
Forum: Safety 06-06-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,965
Posted By snoop9erdog
Perfect

10-4 Vic thanks. That's what I've been doing
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,393
Posted By snoop9erdog
What next

RTW..... Canadian and Alaska tour

5000 hrs, impressive.

One day I would like to hop down into South America and do a Brazil tour.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-05-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,480
Posted By snoop9erdog
Awesome

Congrats! Enjoy.
Forum: Safety 06-05-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,965
Posted By snoop9erdog
Experts chime in please

Ok so reading this thread I've now heard both to torque the jam nuts and then to just tighten them. Which is it?

I'm under the camp of gettinga tight snug tightening then applying torque paint to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,552
Posted By snoop9erdog
Can't wait

Looking forward to this.... currently reading the Garmin Installation manual to be better prepared.

Really looking forward to the hands on and developing the skills to comfortably wire my complete...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,631
Posted By snoop9erdog
Pictures

Any photos?
Forum: West (and Southwest) 05-19-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,736
Posted By snoop9erdog
Me too

Like Ryan, Count me in too on any correspondence, etc.....Finishing stage of RV9

NE AZ
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-17-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,262
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thumbs up G3X Experimental Avionics Class Update

In case anybody is interested:

Apologies for the delay on this, we have set July 18-20 as the next course dates. Here is the link for information and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thx Jake......do you have any photos?

Thx Jake......do you have any photos?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By snoop9erdog
Artex 345 ELT Whip Antenna placement

What are you all doing for the Artex ELT antenna as far as installation goes? I believe it's intended to be mounted exterior on top of the aft fuselage behind the canopy......or are people mounting...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-05-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,262
Posted By snoop9erdog
I want to attend

Anybody from Garmin or AEA know when this will be offered again in 2018. I checked their website, but indicated TBA. I have a an email in to find out. If I hear anything I will post update.
Forum: Rocket 02-01-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,413
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thumbs up Nice

Fitz,

I have a couple of questions (maybe dumb ones) as I have essentially the same Garmin components...all but I will probably use the ADSB newer transponder.

As far as functionality with your...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-21-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,061
Posted By snoop9erdog
Excellent

Congrats Scott! Great motivation
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,777
Posted By snoop9erdog
I must admit though....I'm puzzled. In your...

I must admit though....I'm puzzled. In your signature, you have an 8 in progress, but you are are asking about a 7 or 9? Are changing?

I think a carbon cub would be fantastic....until you have to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,777
Posted By snoop9erdog
Talking You guys are great

Well I knew I was headed to forbidden territory with the the tailwheel comment. Serves me right.

But....mission accomplished. I managed to get Captain Avgas to chime in. Nowadays, That's a rare...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,777
Posted By snoop9erdog
Tailwheel

Regardless of the model or the performance numbers.

Ditch the pole vault nosewheel design and be a real man.

Put the little wheel in the back;)...I changed my mind on my build to tailwheel. Hope...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,056
Posted By snoop9erdog
GRATITUDE

Awesome. Thanks for this post Bryan. It did me good to read it. Couldn't agree more.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-06-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By snoop9erdog
Garmin I've been a good boy (kinda)

How about it...anybody?

Garmin?

How about that Promo get extended another year........?
Forum: RV-14 11-14-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,159
Posted By snoop9erdog
WD-40

Scott is right. WD-40 is not a lubricant. It is a solvent
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-14-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By snoop9erdog
Garmin G3X & GTN 625 deal in 2018?

Does anybody know if Garmin will be continuing this deal (GTN 625 for half price with purchase of G3X) into 2018?

I tried to get an answer by asking the Garmin reps directly but got the usual...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-01-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By snoop9erdog
Forward Stick Authority on RV9 Tailwheel

Since we currently have this thread for the RV6.....it got me thinking about how the 9 drivers (few I know) handle their takeoffs.

A few years back Bruce gave me a ride in his 9 and I remember him...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,775
Posted By snoop9erdog
G's

Probably some dem g forces
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-10-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By snoop9erdog
Lightening holes in Fwd Fuse Ribs?

Would it be a no-no to put lightening holes in a slider fwd fuselage ribs F-7107-L/R for structural reasons?

Anybody do this? They are in the tip up but not slider. ??
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-30-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By snoop9erdog
not possible in an 8

Not too long ago there was a discussion on FB about the transition from nose to tailwheel and I believe experienced 8 jocks said it is not possible. Look into to verify though...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-29-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,316
Posted By snoop9erdog
Coupon Didn't work

Hi Blake,

I tried the OSH10 coupon, but then when applied it said it wasn't valid...??

Let me know....trying to give you some more business.

Thx,
Forum: Propellers 08-24-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,586
Posted By snoop9erdog
1025 lbs! Wow, Congrats Al. That will be a nice...

1025 lbs! Wow, Congrats Al. That will be a nice flying bird.

Good info Mark.....and you have a sharp looking 9. Love the paint.

My L2A has the lightest dry weight of all the IO360's at 278lbs. ...
Forum: Propellers 08-23-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,586
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thanks Derek......I'm building the 9 Tail wheel ....

Thanks Derek......I'm building the 9 Tail wheel . But there have been quite a few 9's with the lighter composite props. Would like to keep as much baggage payload as possible.
Forum: Propellers 08-23-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,586
Posted By snoop9erdog
Thanks for the info. Other questions....did you...

Thanks for the info. Other questions....did you go with the wood/composite spinner option from vans? What fits best with your prop?

do they make the dampener with different weights?
Forum: Propellers 08-23-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,586
Posted By snoop9erdog
Catto vs. Sensinich ground Adjustable

(Jrskygod My experience is like Bruces above except no repairs needed. After trying a 3 blade Catto, and the Sensenich metal I like this one the best. My plane is a bit faster because of the little...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-22-2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 130,547
Posted By snoop9erdog
Great Stuff

I'm in too Scott. Your comments make me chuckle and I love the photos and the journey you are on. God speed.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-01-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By snoop9erdog
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