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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By BH1166
Online Video Editor

Picked up a couple old GoPro cameras, played with one yesterday on a flight. Finding out I don't have local computing power to run an editor.

Can anyone recommend an online editor to use? Im not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,175
Posted By BH1166
My Solution

$19.99 Walmart heater, floor HVAC register cut to splay out front
foil HVAC tape, dryer exhaust hose. Cheap timer set to come on two hours before departure. I push it over left exhaust, and plug...
Forum: Engine Monitors 12-03-2021, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By BH1166
Yes

AUX 1-6 are assigned. Go to set pages. . when set up your Aux ports, most name them left right ( fuel) , fuel pressure, Amps etc. so you know which aux has been setup for what. Me, #5 is fuel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By BH1166
Toss any over 5000, then change to Tempest, and...

Toss any over 5000, then change to Tempest, and never worry about it again. Too much resistance can migrate back and play havoc with other parts of your ignition system, like condensers. Look at the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-30-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By BH1166
Thanks….. Tony Bingelis built it in 1992 .

Thanks….. Tony Bingelis built it in 1992 .
Forum: ADS-B 11-30-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By BH1166
PAPR

Get a good report THEN start your trouble shooting. What errors are you getting from papr report, or are you getting nothing back ie: not seen ?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-29-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By BH1166
I don’t know the difference in oil filters, but...

I don’t know the difference in oil filters, but for my o320 D1a, I use Tempest 48110-2 Most all o320 use this per tempest.

Easy change to see if a difference appears. I don’t think it’s temp...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-28-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By BH1166
My 1991 plans built ( not real sure what that...

My 1991 plans built ( not real sure what that means, it’s in the log) 6A only has two rows and wondered if i could just pull rivet me another hinge half in. Excellent
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-25-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By BH1166
Here is how via eis4000/6000

it is calibrated….

http://grtavionics.com/media/Resistive-Float-Fuel-Senders-EIS.pdf
Forum: RV-14 11-17-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By BH1166
I’m thinking fit/comfort is based on more things...

I’m thinking fit/comfort is based on more things than just height. 6’5 220 is one thing, 6’5” 260lbs another.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-14-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,548
Posted By BH1166
Thanks for your input …..

Thanks for your input …..
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-14-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,548
Posted By BH1166
Ipad mini 4 & ForeFlight

Since i have ADSB IN/OUT via EchoUAT/SafeFly WAAS, do I really need a ipad with GPS? I’m thinking of an upgrade of my mini 4 to a mini 6 for increased processor speed, brightness and more memory. ...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-09-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,694
Posted By BH1166
Pay now or pay later…..

Pay now or pay later…..
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-09-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By BH1166
My eyes….cap off, look, top off with fluid if...

My eyes….cap off, look, top off with fluid if necessary. Im guessing maybe some big differences between my Gerdes reservoir and whats sold by Vans in recent years. My 6A is 29 years old.
Forum: Florida (South) 11-09-2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By BH1166
Name a FL city where plane is located, maybe a...

Name a FL city where plane is located, maybe a builder in the area can help you on a prebuy…. No FAA titles needed for a prebuy….good luck
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-09-2021, 06:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,268
Posted By BH1166
It was recommended to me to get oil to 100F...

It was recommended to me to get oil to 100F before takeoff, anything more just heat removal. Obviously heat helps with viscosity, flow, oil pumping etc. My 2cents worth.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-07-2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By BH1166
Usually always a pressure sender issue. No...

Usually always a pressure sender issue. No garmin in my plane but when i have wonky readings on pressure, i check/replace senders.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-07-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 869
Posted By BH1166
Www.Aerographics.com They produced mine, tell...

Www.Aerographics.com

They produced mine, tell them what you want, size, colors etc. EXCELLENT group to work with, you will not be disappointed.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-04-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,225
Posted By BH1166
Old thread. Has anyone ever found a tube that...

Old thread. Has anyone ever found a tube that fits our 5.00x5 tires other than those marketed for aviation? Got a part number and source to share.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-01-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By BH1166
To better seal my slider I used the “fuzzy “...

To better seal my slider I used the “fuzzy “ velcro aka loop where it meets fuse. Not a solution for a large area/gap.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-27-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,380
Posted By BH1166
IF THIS SPOT, has been ground out to move past...

IF THIS SPOT, has been ground out to move past the nut, your door is not totally closed in this pic. Verify you are indeed getting full travel.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-27-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By BH1166
This is a response from grt on similar...

This is a response from grt on similar question:

Hi Butch,

Your EIS is capable of reading from mags and some electronic ignition
systems as is. Unfortunately, the tach signal from the Surefly is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-27-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,380
Posted By BH1166
o320 carb, 1992 airbox, my flapper secure and...

o320 carb, 1992 airbox, my flapper secure and totally closes, same results as you.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-10-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,501
Posted By BH1166
Easy way to break teeth on starter ring with...

Easy way to break teeth on starter ring with inadvertent touch.

Thinking the logic behind buttons on stick are ; often used, need quick access. Starter button there, falls in neither categories....
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-07-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By BH1166
I replaced wood prop with Whirlwind, so all...

I replaced wood prop with Whirlwind, so all stayed close to same. Sabre plate will take care off additional needed weight.
Forum: Safety 10-07-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,030
Posted By BH1166
+1 …Amazing how steep !

+1 …Amazing how steep !
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-07-2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By BH1166
+1. Never buy fixed pitch unless you have too...

+1. Never buy fixed pitch unless you have too …ground adjustable is the NEW fixed pitch. Love my Whirlwind…. pretty to look at too.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-02-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By BH1166
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=198776

Here’s the post Kurt referring too… mine. Changing oil yesterday, this is how things looked. Every screw would tighten 1/2 to 1 full...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-26-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,870
Posted By BH1166
Doug , AS sells a balling rivet kit. I wouldn’t...

Doug , AS sells a balling rivet kit. I wouldn’t use counter sunk/tinnerman washers, the larger surface does nothing since baffling sheet metal isn’t countersunk.

My setup is …. Metal baffles,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,410
Posted By BH1166
9/24/21

Nice shot of mountain lake on trip to Knoxville TN for burger and fries from GA.
Forum: Safety 09-22-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,870
Posted By BH1166
Get an eye exam $50, know your ADD as they call...

Get an eye exam $50, know your ADD as they call it in the biz. This is the exam #s that says what strength u need for reading. My Optician, any Optician, can build you clear top, readers below,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-22-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,870
Posted By BH1166
Sent you pm Doug

Sent you pm Doug
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-21-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,870
Posted By BH1166
I have none, but will go to hangar tomorrow...

I have none, but will go to hangar tomorrow morning and get you pictures.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-21-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,746
Posted By BH1166
If you have not upgraded the pistons , there is...

If you have not upgraded the pistons , there is an octane rating you need to hit, otherwise u have nothing to do. I run 92 octane UL in my O320 160 hp 8:5.1 d1a no issues.

O-320-B, -D (except...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-21-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By BH1166
Have you look at your engine manufacturer specs...

Have you look at your engine manufacturer specs for your engine? That states what parameters, by design, you should be looking for. Your chts are on the cool side, you may have to put duct tape...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-20-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,870
Posted By BH1166
Picture

I replaced all my seals (rubber). All were correct, just a bit worn. I saw no change afterwards, just a bit better seal. This picture is what things looked like before new rubber. I used the old...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-20-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By BH1166
Seems normal to me, slower, warmer air down low,...

Seems normal to me, slower, warmer air down low, lower rpms=oil flow through cooler slower, 20 degrees not much in my opinion. I’d never be concerned with this event…YMMV
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-20-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,870
Posted By BH1166
If all seems well at cruise, push the nose down,...

If all seems well at cruise, push the nose down, climb out @ faster speed and reduce throttle if necessary. I can push mine to over 400 degrees with aggressive climb, no matter the altitude, time...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-19-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,870
Posted By BH1166
Open oil door lay a bright flashlight inside...

Open oil door lay a bright flashlight inside close door and go look in the cowl openings for light, throw a blanket over you and cowl and you can do in daylight. Light is thinner than air….you’re...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-19-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By BH1166
Found this too

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=192515
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-19-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By BH1166
Google

Found this...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-19-2021, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,456
Posted By BH1166
No identification on old so you purchase same? ...

No identification on old so you purchase same? What gauge does the sender feed? Most EFIS dictate sender by brand part number. No, I don’t think comparing to oil sender is a correct approach…. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,014
Posted By BH1166
WOW …..$126 a GALLON !

WOW …..$126 a GALLON !
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By BH1166
You really do want a good look see every 20-50...

You really do want a good look see every 20-50 hours. If difficult to remove, maybe something isn’t right about things, and addressing that might be a better solution. If convinced you need another...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-12-2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By BH1166
Nicely done, I enjoyed it.

Nicely done, I enjoyed it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By BH1166
Recently looked for SW oil coolers to replace...

Recently looked for SW oil coolers to replace mine on o320. Seems they no longer make coolers/heat exchanger.

I believe airflow uses Niagara coolers… at least they sure look...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By BH1166
Not sure Floscan is still available but it is...

Not sure Floscan is still available but it is what GRT sold in past , I have one that is perfectly running I might add for 13 years. GRT does sell /support the red cube today. I have friends with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,624
Posted By BH1166
Your instructor needs a LODA so they can give...

Your instructor needs a LODA so they can give training in a EAB aircraft.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-03-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,427
Posted By BH1166
Lead …. Bottom plugs don’t scavenge as well as...

Lead …. Bottom plugs don’t scavenge as well as top. My top plugs are always perfect in looks and wear, the bottoms horribly full of lead no matter how much I leaned on the ground. Switched to...
Forum: RV-14 09-02-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By BH1166
Agree Aileron1999 and Carl

Agree Aileron1999 and Carl
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By BH1166
None

Can’t say they helped, but no change in speed….so no loss and easy to install.
Forum: Interiors 08-31-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,008
Posted By BH1166
Lemke Interior Pictures

My production time is near, and would loved to see pics of others that have received their interiors. I’ve looked at his web site examples….often.

Thanks
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-31-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,481
Posted By BH1166
+1 What Carl recommends ….. never had one come...

+1 What Carl recommends ….. never had one come loose
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By BH1166
I recently replaced mine, numbers from my...

I recently replaced mine, numbers from my existing L no way would work for new sender R. What I learned from the process was rocking things a little initially to make sure my first change was solid...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-31-2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,311
Posted By BH1166
I’m not sure, but found a 2018 picture I took. ...

I’m not sure, but found a 2018 picture I took. Don’t think what I see are lock washers. I do see a droplet on a screw head….my concern. I think I’ve seen pictures online with lock washers...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-30-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,311
Posted By BH1166
4 year dribble

I’ve owned my 30 year old 6A for 4 years. Whenever I remove the cowl, I usually find a drop on multiple screw heads as noted in the picture. I also find some of the screws slightly loose. The...
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-30-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By BH1166
Good to hear it’s fixed…my issues have never been...

Good to hear it’s fixed…my issues have never been reading low, but high. I agree, something lacking in the use of this sender in aircraft. My older 6A has no manifold, but a bracket which mounts...
Forum: RV-14 08-30-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,950
Posted By BH1166
I have a friend with a PP OEM version before...

I have a friend with a PP OEM version before Hartzell purchased Plane Power. Replaces diodes, regulators several times over past 700 hours /3 years. Seems to be a unreliable product to me. I have...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-26-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By BH1166
Send that question to support@grtavionics.com ,...

Send that question to support@grtavionics.com , cut n paste . Quick answer I bet.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,349
Posted By BH1166
Sorry to see this Jim. Glad you’re ok. I’m with...

Sorry to see this Jim. Glad you’re ok. I’m with Lemos, insurance likely to total your plane.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,132
Posted By BH1166
Colin, did your transaction deduct or increase...

Colin, did your transaction deduct or increase any balance anywhere? Camping prepay via PayPal never hit the bank.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By BH1166
I’d say if the extras are for viewing access...

I’d say if the extras are for viewing access only, easier and safer to use a borescope to see beyond the standard openings. I use mine for various hard to see places often, snap a pic for later...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,625
Posted By BH1166
No, only licensed physicians MD or DO

No, only licensed physicians MD or DO
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-13-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By BH1166
For carb engines this is what is recommended and...

For carb engines this is what is recommended and what I use. Not sure I’ve heard of anything other to use. Also, worth checking and make sure the proper ohm resistor is on the AUX pin you are using. ...
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