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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By DennisRhodes
It may be more of the wheels placing side load...

It may be more of the wheels placing side load onto the load cells than the position of the wheels being a bit more outboard. ie Possibly the load cell not being able to measure correctly with side...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,919
Posted By DennisRhodes
yes can see the images both the cylinders and...

yes can see the images both the cylinders and the prop spinner here on the desk top signed into Google , Can not see the images on Samsung mobile and not signed into Google. :confused:
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-12-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By DennisRhodes
I think the GPS antenna puck is used on a number...

I think the GPS antenna puck is used on a number of other devices. ie Freeflight forone. And if you're really resourceful the 9 pin DB plug might be of some use in one of your other projects ! :D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-08-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,471
Posted By DennisRhodes
Mike you are correct in that the pin goes into...

Mike you are correct in that the pin goes into the hole according to the MAG ROTATION LEFT or RIGHT, as stamped on the mag data plate . This pin has nothing to do with the placement of the mag...
Forum: Painting your RV 04-08-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By DennisRhodes
Depending on the spring size in the regulator,...

Depending on the spring size in the regulator, you may have a regulator that is not sized correctly. They will usually say on the data plate what pressure range and flow they are good . Some general...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 04-04-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By DennisRhodes
Those fittings would come in handy for ground...

Those fittings would come in handy for ground testing an electric sensor against a pressure guage say oil or fuel pressure when the sensor error was suspected. Would make a great tool box item...
Forum: COMM 03-25-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By DennisRhodes
I used Mic muffs but was never able to get the...

I used Mic muffs but was never able to get the A210 intercom to work without breaking Sq often. I may have given up to early on the settings ie mic gain Sq and so forth but my RV9 cabin seems to...
Forum: ADS-B 03-25-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By DennisRhodes
I inquired as to why my UAT ADSB was not showing...

I inquired as to why my UAT ADSB was not showing up on FlightRadar24 and the answer back was they do not process the UAT data as of yet (only ES for now ) . Thats been about 6 / 8 months ago
Forum: ADS-B 03-25-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By DennisRhodes
I have seen my VFR position flights show up on...

I have seen my VFR position flights show up on FlightAware on a regular basis now for a while. Im thinking they only go to me and not public, but dont know for sure. They do send me an email...
Forum: COMM 03-24-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By DennisRhodes
Thanks Mc7 I like that idea. I got one ...

Thanks Mc7 I like that idea. I got one already there in the baggage complete with BNC .
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By DennisRhodes
Yes ,what they said. Mine have been on since...

Yes ,what they said. Mine have been on since 2008 and I hope I have No plans for removing those anytime soon.
Forum: COMM 03-23-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By DennisRhodes
Bob looks like that Archer 01A Com antenna has...

Bob looks like that Archer 01A Com antenna has a 11 inch leg requirement in the vertical, If you need to stand it up completely vertical. I don't believe there's more that 7 to 8 inches vertical...
Forum: COMM 03-23-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By DennisRhodes
Ive use the handheld in airport traffic areas on...

Ive use the handheld in airport traffic areas on occasion ie 5 to 6 miles maybe a couple less. Usually get an answer, but I'm sure it not that great. But never depended on it in positive control...
Forum: COMM 03-23-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By DennisRhodes
Thinking toward rubber duckie in the baggage...

Thinking toward rubber duckie in the baggage vertical up in the plexy. May not be best but after all my handheld works fairly decent just from the cabin. I thing someone suggested duckie in the...
Forum: COMM 03-23-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By DennisRhodes
That's kinda where I got to on that single...

That's kinda where I got to on that single antenna idea also. Know if anyone has ever had any luck with a vertical rod antenna down the inside of the main gear leg fairing?. Looks like ther may be...
Forum: COMM 03-23-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 969
Posted By DennisRhodes
A Single com antenna used for dual com radios?

Is there a splitter that can be installed into the antenna Coax such that either of two com transceivers can operate off one antenna( but not at the same time) and not damage either radio? I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-22-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,811
Posted By DennisRhodes
[ Buy Dan Horton a return plane ticket and get...

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Buy Dan Horton a return plane ticket and get Dr. Cooling on site.[/QUOTE]

BEST ADVICE I'VE SEEN!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By DennisRhodes
Or maybe use a thin piece of alum on under side...

Or maybe use a thin piece of alum on under side to distribute the load. [epoxy on ]
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-22-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,811
Posted By DennisRhodes
Sam, yes that's correct on the rear 3 and 4 ,you...

Sam, yes that's correct on the rear 3 and 4 ,you only want air going down THRU the cylinder fins not thru space at the end of the fin. May have miss comment but double check the seal just behind the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-21-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,811
Posted By DennisRhodes
Check engine baffles for leakage and or good...

Check engine baffles for leakage and or good seal. CHT on slow taxi , TO and Climb are effected tremendously by leakage and by pass. Be sure all baffles are turned to correct position after cowl...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,412
Posted By DennisRhodes
"Back when", SnF was EAA sponsored, the...

"Back when", SnF was EAA sponsored, the Homebuilts had front and center for parking. I enjoyed that as well as watching the show from under the wing of my LongEZ parked with at least 50 others. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,412
Posted By DennisRhodes
Be careful with the dates, AP closing times ,...

Be careful with the dates, AP closing times , and the arrival procedure if you click on:

https://www.flysnf.org/sun-n-fun-intl-fly-expo/flying-in/


Does look like the one in Eagleflip's ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,412
Posted By DennisRhodes
You know , with KLAL , Aka Sun N Fun only about...

You know , with KLAL , Aka Sun N Fun only about 4 weeks away ,you would think they would update their web site . A lot on it seems to be 2018 including their fly in arrival procedure. ( and the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-28-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,586
Posted By DennisRhodes
I think there is a big difference in using foam...

I think there is a big difference in using foam for a structural core or just using foam for a shape allowing you to lay up several layers of glass for as plentium. Depending on the resin and foam ...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-27-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,586
Posted By DennisRhodes
https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/cmpages/las...

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/cmpages/lastafoam.php
this should sand well tech name is Polyurethane foam , called Last a foam from AS
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-27-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,586
Posted By DennisRhodes
The composite builders will tell you urethane...

The composite builders will tell you urethane foam is the easiest to shape. That foam was a greenish color or maybe tan when I was building the LongEZ. Readily available via A Spruce or you local...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-03-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By DennisRhodes
I would rent it from you. I had an ACE sport and...

I would rent it from you. I had an ACE sport and played with if for a time. Balance my 9 and a friends 152. Put all the supplies, scales ,tools and etc you need to actually do balance work ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,123
Posted By DennisRhodes
My thinking for that same problem was always to...

My thinking for that same problem was always to install electric actuation into the seat bottom rather than the back , hinged at the front or maybe from the back. allowing a couple inches of heads...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-21-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By DennisRhodes
Rivinut installation tool?

Has anyone found a good way to install rivinuts DIY ie 6-32, 8-32 and or 10-32 without the driver tool? . I often would like to install one or two but have never had the need for purchasing the...
Forum: ADS-B 01-11-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By DennisRhodes
Thanks Walt, i thought there must be some...

Thanks Walt, i thought there must be some difference in the ones which had position source orher than just the antenna. One has to stay alert with used equipment classified!!
Forum: ADS-B 01-11-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By DennisRhodes
GTX 335 option for WAAS GPS

The GTX 335 transponder info says that it can be purchased with an internal WAAS compliant Position source suitable for ADSB OUT . Is there an indicator or P/N that designated that the unit has...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-07-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,382
Posted By DennisRhodes
I had similiar carb prob where run was noticeably...

I had similiar carb prob where run was noticeably rich and would not shut down with mixture ctl. I found all four hex head screws which had tab locks in place but lose and leaking fuel at the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By DennisRhodes
If it was me, also 70 and hard to get under the...

If it was me, also 70 and hard to get under the panel i would leave the 327 alone a d use the echo set up that allows it to receive altitude and code wireless a d never crawl under that panel. I...
Forum: COMM 12-23-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,721
Posted By DennisRhodes
Reminds me of my A210 on return from factory...

Reminds me of my A210 on return from factory service in WA where the freq transfer button ( in the faceplate) was not operational and did not have the "push feel" when depressed. That was not...
Forum: GPS 12-22-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By DennisRhodes
I find that my 396 continues to work quite well...

I find that my 396 continues to work quite well with a 2005 data base! It provides a good back up to my primary ifly 740b,which you will find cost you $70 per year for as many updates as you want....
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-17-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,170
Posted By DennisRhodes
Can't go wrong with a 0320 RV9. Lot a airplane...

Can't go wrong with a 0320 RV9. Lot a airplane for the $ and build effort. Mine is FP 160 HP and is easy into and out of a grass field of 1800Ft, even one way in and one way out in my case. If...
Forum: COMM 11-22-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,721
Posted By DennisRhodes
Most owners report weird thinks that happen when...

Most owners report weird thinks that happen when the ribbon cable becomes defective. The contacts are so small at the ends of the cable ,its hard to even see the damage. It is true that a...
Forum: COMM 11-17-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,721
Posted By DennisRhodes
ribbon cable

ive got a spare ribbon cable if you need one shipped from Ga. Not that far away if you wanted to stop by and pick it up. let me know
Forum: ADS-B 11-08-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,206
Posted By DennisRhodes
Dan, mine are not the newest but I have a remote ...

Dan, mine are not the newest but I have a remote Garmin 396 antenna, a remote ifly antenna and a XM antenna which feeds the 396 all mounted on the glareshield WITHIN 9 inches of each other maybe 3...
Forum: ADS-B 11-08-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,922
Posted By DennisRhodes
From your location looks like the mode C will be...

From your location looks like the mode C will be a requirement to fly the plane "home" unless you are on the outside of the surrounding mode C circle of ATL.

It would be about a toss up in...
Forum: Texas (North) 10-22-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,992
Posted By DennisRhodes
I also saw the sharp angle , but now I see it!! ...

I also saw the sharp angle , but now I see it!! Thanks Mel , that illusion is confusion !
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-14-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By DennisRhodes
Thanks, that works!

Thanks, that works!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-13-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By DennisRhodes
MARVEL-SCHEBLER MP 4SPA Carb

Anyone have a link to or parts, overhaul manual for MP 4SPA carb my Carb PN is 10-5135 , Looking for specific parts but not necessarily an overhaul kit. I need pictures and P/Ns. The...
Forum: Southeast 10-07-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By DennisRhodes
Got space for RV at private grass strip in...

Got space for RV at private grass strip in Taylorsville Ga if you like. One open onboth ends hanger and second enclosed if we shuffle RVs . We are not on a secrional but can give you LL . Have 2000...
Forum: COMM 10-05-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By DennisRhodes
Discrete 1 and 2 provide you the option of making...

Discrete 1 and 2 provide you the option of making those buttons do what ever you want ( within reason). The hi / lo that garmin uses is their version with hi being the signal wire and lo being the...
Forum: Propellers 10-04-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,908
Posted By DennisRhodes
Saber would be a good go to for that information ...

Saber would be a good go to for that information
I used a saber prop extension and a 15 lb steel weight under the spinner as a crush plate to better position the CG with a composite prop on my RV9
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-06-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By DennisRhodes
Kurt , I got a A200 in a box in the Hanger if you...

Kurt , I got a A200 in a box in the Hanger if you need to borrow for a while or to troubleshoot.
Forum: Southeast 09-06-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,733
Posted By DennisRhodes
Enjoyed the Video !

Enjoyed the Video !
Forum: ADS-B 08-29-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,577
Posted By DennisRhodes
Help me understand which component it is that...

Help me understand which component it is that does the filtering or is it both. In my situation it is my understanding that the uAvonics Echo receives the ADS B in signal and in my case wifi's ...
Forum: ADS-B 08-24-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,198
Posted By DennisRhodes
The last couple of flights with my ECHO and 740b...

The last couple of flights with my ECHO and 740b I have seen traffic show up that says it's at +136 and within my 3 mile " traffic radar alert screen. Being that high over my target (...
Forum: Tools 08-24-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,711
Posted By DennisRhodes
Wow! I'll bet that one will exceed my weekly...

Wow! I'll bet that one will exceed my weekly airplane budget money for several months. I bet it does DR's also. But nice looking piece of mechanical equipment and appears well made.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,688
Posted By DennisRhodes
I actually TIG welded a plate to the rudder...

I actually TIG welded a plate to the rudder pedals in my 9 that attaches to the vertical and to the horizontal , It is positioned aft ( closer to the pilot) of the brake pedal part and solved my...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-18-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By DennisRhodes
Dont think you would use a prop extension with a...

Dont think you would use a prop extension with a CS prop.
Forum: Tools 08-16-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,711
Posted By DennisRhodes
DR, why not use a low priced hydraulic jack from...

DR, why not use a low priced hydraulic jack from HF to do the lifting job. Most will operate from the horizontal position and you could have a large lifting force. Maybe more than the the frame...
Forum: ADS-B 08-13-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,839
Posted By DennisRhodes
I got one ( 600EXP, GPS antenna and all) in the...

I got one ( 600EXP, GPS antenna and all) in the cabinet at the hanger if "they" would like to buy. Worked great for 2 years never a blink. give me a call. :)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-02-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 972
Posted By DennisRhodes
I went the more expensive route on that!! I...

I went the more expensive route on that!! I replaced a 2.25 in Prop spacer with a 2 3/8 in saber prop extension. Not for cowl scratches but it sure does allow the cowl removal and instal to go...
Forum: Safety 07-26-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,005
Posted By DennisRhodes
One thing i have learned with ads b is that you...

One thing i have learned with ads b is that you can rarely see a small plane at 1.5 miles. Maybe if youknow its there and it has a crossing path. To follow and hold spacing would be impossible.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,317
Posted By DennisRhodes
I have not had the opportunity to fly into OSH...

I have not had the opportunity to fly into OSH but have been into Sun N Fun several times. (Also stayed at Holiday Inn ) and have gone thru the arrival procedure for OSH but not seriously planned...
Forum: COMM 07-17-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By DennisRhodes
Thanks Steve.

Thanks Steve.
Forum: COMM 07-16-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By DennisRhodes
GTR200 serial input compatability

Does anyone know if the Garmin GTR200 will accept the serial signal input from a Garmin 396 for use in the frequency identification feature on the 200. I know it is not included on the...
Forum: COMM 07-09-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By DennisRhodes
I have a spare ribbon cable for the 210 in my...

I have a spare ribbon cable for the 210 in my Hgr ,if you need it . It is possible to rack or unrack the 210 and or 220 without removing the ribbon cable connection and that's what i would...
Forum: ADS-B 07-09-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,473
Posted By DennisRhodes
I actually tracked my plane up to NC and back on...

I actually tracked my plane up to NC and back on Flightradar 24 ( someone else flying) . It only has 978 UAT and seems to be on and off again on the tracking. I did up grade to the Gold service...
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