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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-22-2022, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By 74-07
We've already looked at the one's posted. Thanks...

We've already looked at the one's posted. Thanks though. I've bought and owned three RVs and know the right one will show up.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-22-2022, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By 74-07
WTB: RV-8

Looking for a friend. We flew together in the Air Force.

Looking for IO-360 with CS prop. Needs to be painted and ready to fly. Would prefer that it has an engine monitor. Please PM me if you are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,125
Posted By 74-07
Dave, don't forget about another HUGE element of...

Dave, don't forget about another HUGE element of the VAF/RV experience.

There are many of us now that didn't build the RVs that we own. My son and I are on our third. In my view, VAF becomes even...
Forum: Steam Gauges 06-17-2022, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By 74-07
Gage wiring

I think this is what you are looking for:

https://static.wixstatic.com/media/1529df_73b835597afe4cfca9214135f36e77cb~mv2.jpg/v1/fill/w_2416,h_2939/3AQ4KV.JPG.jpg
Forum: Steam Gauges 06-17-2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By 74-07
Gage

Contact Pete at Westach support. He can help you.


pete@westach.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By 74-07
Iíll take it if OP doesnít want it.

Iíll take it if OP doesnít want it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,363
Posted By 74-07
The bottom is falling out - airplanes

I, like most people, especially retirees like me, are watching our 401Ks go down faster than a Tripacer with an engine out. I also see members here speculating about the future worth of our beloved...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By 74-07
That's what I thought too but Otto said their...

That's what I thought too but Otto said their manufacturing info was engraved on the bottom side of the grip,and there's nothing on mine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By 74-07
Stick Grip

Does anyone recognize this grip? I can't seem to find one like it anywhere and I may need a part. Our plane was built in the early 2000s.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,116
Posted By 74-07
Best wishes to one of the most helpful and...

Best wishes to one of the most helpful and knowledgable people in the RV supplier world. Get well soon Tom!
Forum: Job Board 05-01-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By 74-07
I built my own hangar and helped build several...

I built my own hangar and helped build several others in S.C.. The stamped plans that were supplied by the steel frame supplier were sufficient for our local building permit people.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,389
Posted By 74-07
Try this. Take what you consider the bottom level...

Try this. Take what you consider the bottom level RV7A.....VFR panel, no paint, fixed pitch prop, rebuilt used engine, just average condition, etc., what would you consider a fair price for that? In...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-18-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By 74-07
I just read my answer back to you and I want to...

I just read my answer back to you and I want to make certain I was clear. I measured the seat back cushion before I sat down and it was 3 inches thick. Once I was seated, the seat back cushion...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-18-2022, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By 74-07
21” with a 3” thick seat back cushion. It looks...

21” with a 3” thick seat back cushion. It looks like the seat back cushion compresses down to 2” when I am seated. Hope this helps.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-18-2022, 04:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,343
Posted By 74-07
Jeff, I'm going to the hangar today and will...

Jeff,

I'm going to the hangar today and will get you the measurement.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-16-2022, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By 74-07
Second on Lew. Does incredible work.

Second on Lew. Does incredible work.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-05-2022, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 1,334,666
Posted By 74-07
I'm not far behind you Don!

I'm not far behind you Don!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2022, 05:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,274
Posted By 74-07
Offers

Perhaps a better question is how many of us have standing offers to purchase, i.e. "Let me know if you ever decide to sell." I bet that's quite a few and the reason many good RVs never come onto the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-17-2022, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By 74-07
I had the exact same problem on a 7 we used to...

I had the exact same problem on a 7 we used to own. I spent weeks checking everything and finding several "could be" which I repaired. Each time it would charge and I'd think it was fixed but it...
Forum: ADS-B 02-13-2022, 03:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,786
Posted By 74-07
I've flown mine twice now since discovering the...

I've flown mine twice now since discovering the problem. I have let it warm up in front of the hangar both times for 5 minutes with the transponder on ALT. I pulled the report for both flights and...
Forum: ADS-B 02-11-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,786
Posted By 74-07
ADS-B failures and didn't know it

To start, I installed a Uavionix tailbeacon two years ago. It tested perfectly right out of the box. Since there's no observable indication of failure, I monitored it by pulling a ADS-B performance...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-07-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 972,067
Posted By 74-07
My simple but very capable VFR panel. Full...

My simple but very capable VFR panel. Full autopilot, lots of backup, ADS-B in and out. What can I say, it works for us!
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-30-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 109,669
Posted By 74-07
Martin, what type of tail lift are you using in...

Martin, what type of tail lift are you using in this photo?
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-30-2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 1,334,666
Posted By 74-07
Wow, all of these panels are certainly...

Wow, all of these panels are certainly impressive. My son and I wanted an economical glass VFR panel that provided full autopilot, ADS-B in and out, EMS and backup mechanical A/S and altimeter. We...
Forum: RV-4 01-30-2022, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,053
Posted By 74-07
I think it's been done before.

I think it's been done before.
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-29-2022, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By 74-07
Yep, that is where I started but this method...

Yep, that is where I started but this method looks like it can nail it with one flight. We'll see. I went back and read my first post and I had mistakenly put 60,000 when, in actuality, it was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,335
Posted By 74-07
A toy football cut in half!

A toy football cut in half!
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-29-2022, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By 74-07
Setting Red Cube K-Factor

I just installed a new to me Dynon EMS D-10 and have started flying with it. On first flight, the fuel flow was wildly inaccurate so, I checked the K-factor at it had somehow gotten set to 30,000. I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-26-2022, 07:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By 74-07
RV-8 Distance of panel from datum

Just finishing up our panel upgrade on our RV-8 and doing the paperwork. I'm 30 miles from the hangar and didn't measure the panel location relative to wing leading edge to get the distance from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2022, 04:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,447
Posted By 74-07
Probably the best solution. The Air Force uses...

Probably the best solution. The Air Force uses something similar on long-haul flights in fighter type aircraft.
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-18-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By 74-07
I purchased a used EMS D-10 to replace round...

I purchased a used EMS D-10 to replace round gages that only monitored a single cylinder. I had Bill at Upnorth help me with designing and cutting a new panel which hard mounts my Garmin 796 which is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,888
Posted By 74-07
Alan, not super cold here (last night in the...

Alan, not super cold here (last night in the 20's) but I would be glad to help test.

Rob in South Carolina
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-18-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By 74-07
Dynon EMS D-10, D10, D180 and Kavlico sensors

I just had a problem with a panel upgrade and have talked to several others that have had the same issue so I just want to make certain that others don't make the same mistake. This information is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2022, 02:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,427
Posted By 74-07
Mickey, do you recall the length? I'm looking at...

Mickey, do you recall the length? I'm looking at them on ebay and they come in different lengths.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,066
Posted By 74-07
I can't find the photo now but years ago, I saw a...

I can't find the photo now but years ago, I saw a RV-7 painted in this scheme and polished. It was beautiful. I was thinking about buying an unpainted RV-7 and asked permission to copy the scheme...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-16-2022, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,260
Posted By 74-07
Keep going Adam!

Keep going Adam!
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-15-2022, 02:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By 74-07
I'll check that out. Thanks

I'll check that out. Thanks
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-14-2022, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By 74-07
Thanks guys. I completely missed that note on the...

Thanks guys. I completely missed that note on the SB!
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-13-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By 74-07
Question answered - KUDOS to Dynon AGAIN!

Ok, I talked to both David and Don at Dynon today. While, for me at least, the latest Kavlico addendum doesn't make it clear, the EMS D-10 REQUIRES part number 103713-000 (50 psi) for fuel pressure...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-13-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By 74-07
EMS D-10 Kavlico sensor question

I am just wrapping up doing a VFR panel upgrade to our RV-8 which involved installing a used Dynon EMS D-10. Today, we cranked it for the first time and everything is perfect except the fuel...
Forum: Painting your RV 01-11-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,154
Posted By 74-07
I didn't build this one but we have sure received...

I didn't build this one but we have sure received a bunch of compliments on the "classic" paint scheme.
Forum: The RV Grin 12-23-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,850
Posted By 74-07
Awesome Adam. Get that airplane finished and...

Awesome Adam. Get that airplane finished and we'll fly together!
Forum: Engine Monitors 12-23-2021, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By 74-07
EMS D-10 warning light

I'm replacing a bunch of engine round gages with a Dynon EMS D-10. I'm in the final wiring stage now and I noticed there is an option to install a warning light that basically lets you know that an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By 74-07
Dynon mounting washers

Iím installing a used Dynon EMS D-10 and the installation manual calls for four washers placed between the unit and the panel. What type of washer is itÖ star, flat?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,386
Posted By 74-07
Stoo, I'd love to have a few also if you're going...

Stoo, I'd love to have a few also if you're going to send some out.
Forum: RV-10 12-02-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By 74-07
I second Tom at T&S. I too bought a complete set...

I second Tom at T&S. I too bought a complete set and they are works of art. Tom is never too busy to take whatever time is required to help you.
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-01-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By 74-07
Thanks everyone. After a night's rest, lots of...

Thanks everyone. After a night's rest, lots of reading and conversations with my VAF friends (thanks, Brian, Walt, Peter, Dan and others), I was able to get everything sorted out and back together...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-01-2021, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,125
Posted By 74-07
Guys, I am the third owner of a "legacy" round...

Guys, I am the third owner of a "legacy" round dial RV-8 that we are upgrading to Dynon. I've literally spent days identifying, untying, and disconnecting from the buses wires that are no longer...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-01-2021, 04:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By 74-07
Any EXP Bus II experts?

I've got a "legacy" RV-8 that we are upgrading the panel from round dials to Dynon. This requires a new shunt installation and, as a result, new leads from the shunt, to our EXP Bus II. I do have the...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-28-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,292
Posted By 74-07
In my search for an EMS D-10, I posted a WTB on...

In my search for an EMS D-10, I posted a WTB on the "B" site. Received two replies. One sent a photo of the unit and a copy of "his" driver's license. A quick search found the same unit photo (a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-25-2021, 03:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By 74-07
Thanks Ken!

Thanks Ken!
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-24-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By 74-07
De-Wiring an 8

I'm going to begin our panel upgrade next week and I'm trying to "chair fly" this project so I can be a little better organized. When I had the RV-7, we added a Skyview and so all of the current...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2021, 04:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,728
Posted By 74-07
Yeah, Vlad only has 5600 hours on his engine and...

Yeah, Vlad only has 5600 hours on his engine and he's already looking for a new one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,033
Posted By 74-07
No problem.

No problem.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,033
Posted By 74-07
[QUOTE=alpinelakespilot2000;1568176]Fuel system...

[QUOTE=alpinelakespilot2000;1568176]Fuel system fittings from Amazon?!!!

I will never buy an RV built by someone else, or at least would not unless I knew them really well.

In that case, I guess...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2021, 03:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,033
Posted By 74-07
When stainless isn't stainless

I am in the process of an avionics upgrade which requires the installation of the red cube. My installation requires two 1/4 inch NPT to #6 AN straight fittings. I am installing all stainless steel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,792
Posted By 74-07
Go to Goodwill and go to the pillow section. They...

Go to Goodwill and go to the pillow section. They have odd ball pillows that usually sell for $1 each. I bought about $20 worth and just lined the entire tail cone of our RV-7 when we were running...
Forum: RV-4 11-02-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,880
Posted By 74-07
I will pm you the info tomorrow.

I will pm you the info tomorrow.
Forum: RV-4 10-24-2021, 04:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,880
Posted By 74-07
Canopy fix

If he can take it, you need to contact Lew G. In Greenville, SC.. He is an absolute magician at fixing cracked canopies. He's done work for the CAF and fixed a 7 that I owned for a couple of years. I...
Forum: Reviews 10-20-2021, 02:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,785
Posted By 74-07
If you don't mind disclosing, how much is the...

If you don't mind disclosing, how much is the kit. I think Tom told me a while back but I can't remember. Finally getting ready for my panel upgrade and it will include a red cube install.

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2021, 03:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,174
Posted By 74-07
Lots of them still installed. I have one in my 8...

Lots of them still installed. I have one in my 8 which works flawlessly but others have had some problems. The units are no longer manufactured or supported. The EXP II also limits your future...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2021, 04:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,234
Posted By 74-07
I use the Herbor Freight one also. Had to take...

I use the Herbor Freight one also. Had to take the first one back as it had a bad bearing but second one works perfectly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,382
Posted By 74-07
It would be incredibly bad luck but you may want...

It would be incredibly bad luck but you may want to inspect the induction and air cleaner for remains, feathers, etc.. Stranger things have happened.
Forum: The RV Grin 09-22-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,566
Posted By 74-07
8A

Bring it to Triple Tree this weekend!
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