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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 885
Posted By jcarne
I took a different approach. I purposely left...

I took a different approach. I purposely left them off as I think it is about the stupidest **** thing to ever be enforced. I was hoping the inspector didn't catch it but when he couldn't find...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-28-2021, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,206
Posted By jcarne
Congrats Joe, shouldn't be long now!

Congrats Joe, shouldn't be long now!
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-27-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 1,354,924
Posted By jcarne
Heck ya dude, getting close!

Heck ya dude, getting close!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,666
Posted By jcarne
Thanks. Iíll see what I can find in a search.

Thanks. Iíll see what I can find in a search.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,666
Posted By jcarne
Steve, any CHT numbers associated with the mod?...

Steve, any CHT numbers associated with the mod?

Also, have you ever tried printing anything to restrict outlet area?
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-27-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,052
Posted By jcarne
+1 Same technique I use, I do it a tad before the...

+1 Same technique I use, I do it a tad before the numbers though.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,666
Posted By jcarne
I think what Mickey is trying to convey is that...

I think what Mickey is trying to convey is that many people try and keep them below some arbitrary number which most agree isn't necessary. As you suggest, they are still great for troubleshooting. ...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-26-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,262
Posted By jcarne
Dangit Sam, you just cost me 65 bucks! I can't...

Dangit Sam, you just cost me 65 bucks! I can't just order the platform... haha :)
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-26-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 53,816
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the links Dan, was unaware of one of...

Thanks for the links Dan, was unaware of one of those products.

Was also hoping to see the work someone else already did to find the curve. Looks like Apache 56 did in a previous post but the...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-25-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 53,816
Posted By jcarne
Ya my pmag setup has been working great for the...

Ya my pmag setup has been working great for the first 150 hours so far. Just always wanting to know more than I currently do about how it advances. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By jcarne
Big congrats sir! Awesome feeling it is!

Big congrats sir! Awesome feeling it is!
Forum: GPS 11-24-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,406
Posted By jcarne
Just what I needed, a big a$$ side of jealousy to...

Just what I needed, a big a$$ side of jealousy to go with my Thanksgiving turkey! :D
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-24-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 53,816
Posted By jcarne
Can't believe this hasn't been revived yet. ...

Can't believe this hasn't been revived yet.

Did anyone happen to save the post that Apache 56 made in post #142 (page 15)??

I sure would like to see them pictures/graphs of Pmag timing maps! ...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-24-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By jcarne
I put some latex gloves on first. I make sure I...

I put some latex gloves on first. I make sure I get the new quick drain ready with thread sealant and then put it within reach of the one in the fuel tank. After taping off the fuel vent and fuel...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-24-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By jcarne
To echo what Scott said I actually bought one...

To echo what Scott said I actually bought one extra quick drain and a few orings. When one leaks I simply install the new quick drain, you can do this quick enough to lose almost no fuel. Then I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,759
Posted By jcarne
Joined the 200 knot club on my way back from...

Joined the 200 knot club on my way back from Lewistown MT. At one point there was an 80mph wind.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-22-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By jcarne
Nope, all modern Pmags are self powering above a...

Nope, all modern Pmags are self powering above a certain RPM.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,666
Posted By jcarne
If you guys really want to go down the rabbit...

If you guys really want to go down the rabbit hole a bit here read the last 3 pages of this thread. (https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=197832&page=9) I emailed Mike Busch about...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-21-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 299,435
Posted By jcarne
Yes sir, just to protect the hub. It is vacuum...

Yes sir, just to protect the hub. It is vacuum line I bought at Ace Hardware. I think I found it in the automotive section.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-13-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By jcarne
No problem John, glad it worked for you!

No problem John, glad it worked for you!
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-13-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,281
Posted By jcarne
Are you talking about the ones you buy from...

Are you talking about the ones you buy from hardware stores? The ones I bought from B&C grip the fuses insanely well.
Forum: Safety 11-13-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,515
Posted By jcarne
I think what Brian is getting at (and I agree...

I think what Brian is getting at (and I agree with him) is that it's a meaningless call unless there is a direction included. For example, everyone around here says "RV12345 departing runway 16...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-13-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,470
Posted By jcarne
Good to hear it Paul! Interesting thing how many...

Good to hear it Paul! Interesting thing how many people couldn't find these plugs, must be somewhat regional based on a car fleet. My Napa was never out of stock on them. But then again I'm...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-13-2021, 02:00 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,470
Posted By jcarne
Not familiar with RockAuto but be careful out...

Not familiar with RockAuto but be careful out there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,942
Posted By jcarne
Sometimes I just don't know my own strength... :p

Sometimes I just don't know my own strength... :p
Forum: Safety 11-10-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,515
Posted By jcarne
Speaking of pattern work and overhead breaks that...

Speaking of pattern work and overhead breaks that were mentioned earlier. Ever been around your local airport and talked to non military/ non RV pilots/ non acro guys to see if they even know what...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-10-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By jcarne
Michela I am so sorry to hear this! I met...

Michela I am so sorry to hear this! I met Marshall and Mitchell this summer at Oshkosh. They were kind enough to let me borrow a canopy cover for the entire week since I didn't have one in time. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-09-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,238
Posted By jcarne
Lycoming operators manual states 115 is max for...

Lycoming operators manual states 115 is max for "start,warm-up, taxi, and takoff".
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-09-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,238
Posted By jcarne
Agree, however, I do wait for 100F to takeoff...

Agree, however, I do wait for 100F to takeoff though because if I don't that dang Dynon lady is screaming in my ear about oil pressure. :D Although she does start screaming well before the 115psi...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-09-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 99,651
Posted By jcarne
All good points there John. Hadn't thought about...

All good points there John. Hadn't thought about the alternator but you are correct.

The thing I like about running the ground on the boss on the right side of the engine is that anytime I check...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-09-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 99,651
Posted By jcarne
It would probably be fine as long as it is...

It would probably be fine as long as it is supported however a DAR or tech councilor would most likely have issue with it. Fuel lines are generally considered sacred to the point that nothing else...
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-08-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 99,651
Posted By jcarne
Looking good John, keep it up man. Hopefully...

Looking good John, keep it up man. Hopefully next year at Osh you can steal some of my beers this time. :)

That ground wire is too close to your fuel lines, I'm guessing you just don't have it...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-08-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By jcarne
This is good advice, many people get carried away...

This is good advice, many people get carried away with clamping. I only clamped mine with F style clamps and just barely enough pressure to keep it in place. Spring clamps which many people use are...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-08-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By jcarne
Honestly I'm betting 1/16" thickness hose would...

Honestly I'm betting 1/16" thickness hose would work just fine because keep in mind after you apply the fillet there are areas that are well thicker than 1/8" towards the outside while necking down...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-08-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By jcarne
Look at post #377 here...

Look at post #377 here (https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=149050&page=38) on my build log. I too had a tough time deciding on this area. Opted for no metal skirt and sikad it to...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-06-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,155
Posted By jcarne
Just wanted to do a follow up to this old thread....

Just wanted to do a follow up to this old thread.

I have about 150 hours on the setup as pictured above. I was initially worried about 2 things on installation:

1. clearance of the scat to an...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-06-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,792
Posted By jcarne
No problem. I got one through Anti-Splat Aero. ...

No problem. I got one through Anti-Splat Aero. Works really really well, just make sure whatever you use it's in front of the cooler and not behind it. Good luck with the rest of your build!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-06-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,907
Posted By jcarne
Looking forward to it Brian. Do you have the...

Looking forward to it Brian. Do you have the intent to sell these when you are finished or would be willing to share the print file? I too have thought about printing something myself, just don't...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-06-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,792
Posted By jcarne
Good looking panel you got there. You must be...

Good looking panel you got there. You must be making a little bump-out for the red cube down there?

Somewhat related, did you install an oil cooler shutter anywhere to block off air to the oil...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-04-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,792
Posted By jcarne
Oh wow that is totally different. Either method...

Oh wow that is totally different. Either method you mention in your original post will work. Although the longer cable method would most likely be the easiest.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-04-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,792
Posted By jcarne
I do not have the FM-150. I'm assuming then that...

I do not have the FM-150. I'm assuming then that the mixture arm is not in the typical location and your mixture cable is not routed just above the left side of the sump? If that is the case your...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-02-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,792
Posted By jcarne
Are you sure about this? I too have the new...

Are you sure about this? I too have the new engine mount kit and my mixture cable fit the standard hole/configuration as intended. Do you have any pics you could post? Are the controls inset...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 481
Posted By jcarne
Anyone tried covering up the new Van's cowl louvers?

I'm running in the low 300s on CHTs and it's only 29 degrees outside. Probably going to have to restrict some exit area.

I suppose it would be an easy experiment for me to just do but has anyone...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-01-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,252
Posted By jcarne
I would say if your canopy and frame is already...

I would say if your canopy and frame is already drilled trying any shimming is playing with fire as it will undoubtedly misalign holes. Thinking about this some more I'm betting that just going to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-31-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,320
Posted By jcarne
The exhaust valve is the most important thing to...

The exhaust valve is the most important thing to look at and quite honestly pretty easy to interpret. No green and no asymmetry. The rest I was still a little clueless on so I posted my results...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-31-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,252
Posted By jcarne
+1 I only got legitemately pi$$ed off about 3...

+1 I only got legitemately pi$$ed off about 3 times during my build and the canopy frame was one of them!
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-30-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,509
Posted By jcarne
Moe that was awesome to read, it reminded me so...

Moe that was awesome to read, it reminded me so much of my transition training with someone else that has a very similar teaching style. I'm glad you enjoyed your trip and thanks for bringing back...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-30-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,252
Posted By jcarne
Ok if I'm understanding correct you are roughly...

Ok if I'm understanding correct you are roughly good in the center area of the aft bow, low in the corner like in the picture I attached, and good along the lower sides?

Not sure what method of...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-30-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By jcarne
+1 on what Brian said. If you do use them there...

+1 on what Brian said. If you do use them there is an unwritten rule that they will cut you in the process; it's unavoidable. ;)
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 10-29-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,945
Posted By jcarne
I absolutely loved the first video when I saw it...

I absolutely loved the first video when I saw it a few months back. Thanks for the second one. Hadn't found that one yet. There are some great old training videos out there. Love the movie/tell a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By jcarne
Where is the screw going? I have never really...

Where is the screw going? I have never really seen on our planes where a screw was a super critical fastener. That is pretty much always left up to bolts. In other words, I don't remember ever...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-24-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,646
Posted By jcarne
You will want to hold off on that until you...

You will want to hold off on that until you install the baffles and the FAB because you will most likely need to trim the fiberglass inlets a bit. I eliminated the 3rd screw (I'm not the only one). ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-18-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,480
Posted By jcarne
I have never done it because the E-mag manual...

I have never done it because the E-mag manual specifically mentions not to do this. They only want the assembly torqued by the spark plug to 18 ft/lbs.

I believe the Lightspeeds specify the 22 then...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-18-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,480
Posted By jcarne
Most people including myself seem to get the...

Most people including myself seem to get the adapters with spark plugs upon removal. I wish they would stay in the cylinders but never happens. haha
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-18-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 1,354,924
Posted By jcarne
Good news Ryan, once the baffles are done it's...

Good news Ryan, once the baffles are done it's pretty much all downhill from there man! Last major job at first glance is attaching your windscreen. Keep it up dude.
Forum: RV-14 10-17-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By jcarne
Assuming you are talking about testing the...

Assuming you are talking about testing the internal power of each Pmag I do believe you are correct.

The test switch is just taking ship power off and the Pmag is running on it's own power.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-16-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 41,047
Posted By jcarne
That is one awesome bird Joe! Just curious, what...

That is one awesome bird Joe! Just curious, what did your empty weight come out to?
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-16-2021, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,646
Posted By jcarne
That was on the old nose gear design. The new...

That was on the old nose gear design. The new design doesn't have one since the leg has to pivot.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-15-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,646
Posted By jcarne
Dang Larry that was fast!

Dang Larry that was fast!
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-14-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,646
Posted By jcarne
You are a pretty meticulous guy Larry so I have...

You are a pretty meticulous guy Larry so I have faith in you. Just make sure to triple check haha. Feel free to send me an email if you have questions. Or give me a call, I think you still have my...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-14-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,085
Posted By jcarne
Here is how I did it if you need more pics. ...

Here is how I did it if you need more pics. Starting at 6th pic down.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=149050&page=56
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-14-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,646
Posted By jcarne
Not sure if you are going with a 3 or 2 blade...

Not sure if you are going with a 3 or 2 blade prop but if you go with a 2 blade you will find that only the rear plate/bracket has to be removed to get the cowl off. At least that is my experience.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-14-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,646
Posted By jcarne
Larry you will get this fixed man. Also a +1 for...

Larry you will get this fixed man. Also a +1 for what Carl said. Without the prop on or something insanely accurate like an actual hub you are playing with fire. Too large of a gap is ugly among...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,614
Posted By jcarne
Heck ya man. Great area. Up to Cody is a quick...

Heck ya man. Great area. Up to Cody is a quick 27 minute flight for me. I fly there so often that I keep an old car at the airport. haha
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