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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Today, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By D Weisgerber
That looks like the fuel pumps at Clare Michigan....

That looks like the fuel pumps at Clare Michigan. They're just under $6 a gallon now.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-15-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By D Weisgerber
My Horizon has the internal AHRS also, you can...

My Horizon has the internal AHRS also, you can add an external for a second one. I also wanted synthetic vision which is standard on the Horizon. The extra serial ports are a big plus too.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-08-2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By D Weisgerber
I think the rivet you have pictured is an MSP-42....

I think the rivet you have pictured is an MSP-42. Look through the bag you probably have both types in 1 bag.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-29-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By D Weisgerber
I've got those strakes on my RV8. I put them on...

I've got those strakes on my RV8. I put them on to eliminate the tail shake just prior to stall.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-22-2022, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By D Weisgerber
Do you have Cleveland or Matco brakes?

Do you have Cleveland or Matco brakes?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-21-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By D Weisgerber
I use Aircraft Spruce or Wicks Aircraft. The...

I use Aircraft Spruce or Wicks Aircraft. The best way to save money is on shipping, have a few large orders instead of a lot of small ones. I also never pay for quicker shipping, they are really...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,343
Posted By D Weisgerber
I talked to you 2 weeks ago at Marshall fly in, I...

I talked to you 2 weeks ago at Marshall fly in, I have the RV8. I'm glad to see you're making progress with your conversion and I look forward to seeing you at future fly ins.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-08-2022, 04:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By D Weisgerber
The button problem developed later, I had about...

The button problem developed later, I had about 70 hour on the plane when I started noticing it.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-07-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By D Weisgerber
I was having trouble with the buttons it was like...

I was having trouble with the buttons it was like I pressed it twice. It wasn't always but enough to irritate me, It works great now. Did you check your serial number I think it was about 140 units...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-07-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just installed this mod on my GRT 10.1 Horizon....

I just installed this mod on my GRT 10.1 Horizon. GRT sent me the parts very quickly and it only took a few minutes to install it once the unit was out of the airplane and on the bench.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-01-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,613
Posted By D Weisgerber
I had Aerosport Products make me an aluminum set...

I had Aerosport Products make me an aluminum set for my RV8, the parts they make are the top and tab the plastic internals are reused. I had them engrave RV8 and 21 gallons .
Forum: ADS-B 06-28-2022, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By D Weisgerber
The Discovery is receiver only.

The Discovery is receiver only.
Forum: ADS-B 06-28-2022, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm glad you got your receiver, I ordered one on...

I'm glad you got your receiver, I ordered one on 5-30-2022, I guess I still have a wait ahead of me. I'd be interested in hearing how it works out for you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,212
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm in the Ionia area I could possibly help also...

I'm in the Ionia area I could possibly help also depending on where It's located. You can PM me.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-25-2022, 05:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By D Weisgerber
I agree with Mike. CHT probe.

I agree with Mike. CHT probe.
Forum: Propellers 06-22-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,204
Posted By D Weisgerber
I got my new prop Monday, I put it on Tuesday and...

I got my new prop Monday, I put it on Tuesday and did a weight and balance today. It's 18 lbs lighter than a year ago when I did the previous weight and balance. I'm hoping to fly it tomorrow, I...
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-20-2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,056
Posted By D Weisgerber
They're using Airmaster props on these engines,...

They're using Airmaster props on these engines, It's an electric constant speed prop.
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-19-2022, 12:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,741
Posted By D Weisgerber
That looks very well done. It would be great if...

That looks very well done. It would be great if you keep us updated.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,107
Posted By D Weisgerber
I use a Reiff preheater with good results. It...

I use a Reiff preheater with good results. It gets glued to the bottom of the sump. Aircraft Spruce and I think Wag Aero sell them.
Forum: Propellers 06-01-2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,204
Posted By D Weisgerber
Whirlwind Propeller

I ordered a new Whirlwind Constant Speed prop on May 9th, I just got an E-mail saying it would ship next week. It should receive it just about 5 weeks after ordering. When I ordered it they told me...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2022, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By D Weisgerber
I got mine from Steve Melton, very good product.

I got mine from Steve Melton, very good product.
Forum: ADS-B 05-30-2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By D Weisgerber
What kind of antenna was included, and where did...

What kind of antenna was included, and where did you mount the antenna?
Forum: ADS-B 05-30-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By D Weisgerber
GRT Discovery ADSB receiver

I'm considering getting a GRT Discovery ADSB receiver to connect to my GRT Horizon 10.1. I currently have an Open Flight Solutions ADSB receiver that I'm having problems with.
I was wondering if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By D Weisgerber
To me that would either indicate a calibration...

To me that would either indicate a calibration problem with one of the the two air speed indicators, or maybe yours is in knots and the other is in MPH. Either way I would fly it to confirm the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-19-2022, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By D Weisgerber
It'll be outside of the plenum. The oil fill...

It'll be outside of the plenum. The oil fill dipstick tube will be behind the cylinders, the plenum only covers the cylinders.
Forum: Autopilots 05-12-2022, 04:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,813
Posted By D Weisgerber
I agree with Mickey, I've had the same thing when...

I agree with Mickey, I've had the same thing when the ball wasn't centered.
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-02-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,066
Posted By D Weisgerber
My display is set to Integer so my readings full...

My display is set to Integer so my readings full and empty have one extra digit. I got 135 empty and 189 full which are pretty close to yours if you set yours to Integer (I'm assuming your display...
Forum: California 04-24-2022, 05:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,126
Posted By D Weisgerber
In Michigan we pay 6% of the purchase price, and...

In Michigan we pay 6% of the purchase price, and then $.01 of the gross weight annually. That amounts to $18 for my RV8 annually.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-14-2022, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 678
Posted By D Weisgerber
I see you're located in Illinois, I'd order from...

I see you're located in Illinois, I'd order from Aircraft Spruce or Wicks if I were you, they're closer for you.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-09-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By D Weisgerber
One thing that wasn't mentioned is balancing the...

One thing that wasn't mentioned is balancing the tires.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-06-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just drilled and tapped mine about a month ago,...

I just drilled and tapped mine about a month ago, I drilled through the grip and tapped the stick to 6/32. I worked great.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-26-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,372
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm glad you solved your problem, and thanks for...

I'm glad you solved your problem, and thanks for letting us know.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-23-2022, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,372
Posted By D Weisgerber
I had the same thing but it was just a buzz not a...

I had the same thing but it was just a buzz not a rattle. I went to the local auto parts store and got some 3M weatherstrip adhesive. It's rubber with adhesive on one side. I haven't had a noise...
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-09-2022, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,976
Posted By D Weisgerber
Nicely done! It looks great.

Nicely done! It looks great.
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-11-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,323
Posted By D Weisgerber
Henry Ford knew what he was doing.22095

Henry Ford knew what he was doing.22095
Forum: RV-4 01-28-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,675
Posted By D Weisgerber
Did you balance the tires? That made a big...

Did you balance the tires? That made a big difference for me.
Forum: ADS-B 01-27-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,714
Posted By D Weisgerber
I would be interested in hearing about how well...

I would be interested in hearing about how well this unit works. I have a GRT Horizon 10.1, I am using an Open Flight Solutions for ADS B in now. I am just wondering if the GRT Discovery will work...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-09-2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By D Weisgerber
I got my brake lines from Aircraft Specialty, he...

I got my brake lines from Aircraft Specialty, he is partners with Tom at TS Flightlines. I highly recommend either of them. The lines I got were exactly the correct length. My lines were for an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,290
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'd be interested too if some were available.

I'd be interested too if some were available.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-06-2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,652
Posted By D Weisgerber
Has anybody tried ordering from James Cowls? ...

Has anybody tried ordering from James Cowls? They list neoprene on their website for $23 and $18 for the glue.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-31-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,181
Posted By D Weisgerber
I set mine as close to zero as I could get it and...

I set mine as close to zero as I could get it and it handles great.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-30-2021, 04:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,383
Posted By D Weisgerber
I live in Michigan and fly year round. I did...

I live in Michigan and fly year round. I did eliminate all the drafts I could and I dress warmer in the winter. The closest I came to insulating is installing interior side panels which insulate it...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-29-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 757
Posted By D Weisgerber
I got a complete interior from Flight Line...

I got a complete interior from Flight Line interiors including their carpet set and it came with carpet for the front and rear baggage compartments.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,007
Posted By D Weisgerber
I bought a package of LED lights from amazon,...

I bought a package of LED lights from amazon, there was maybe 20 lights in assorted colors. I think they were less than $10. I use a red one for engine warning and a green on for the fuel pump...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-27-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,879
Posted By D Weisgerber
Does anybody have another supplier for strakes, I...

Does anybody have another supplier for strakes, I called micraero and they told me they only sell the strakes as part of a kit that includes vortex generators for $395. I only want to try the...
Forum: Tools 12-25-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,355
Posted By D Weisgerber
Thats the same tool I use, I highly recommend it.

Thats the same tool I use, I highly recommend it.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-25-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,142
Posted By D Weisgerber
I have a GRT 10.1 Horizon it has 2 USB ports...

I have a GRT 10.1 Horizon it has 2 USB ports maybe one will fit tighter than the other. I did install a cable and leave it pugged in. I don't leave my memory stick in, I plug it in, install the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-24-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,009
Posted By D Weisgerber
I did trim that area, I thought the pans called...

I did trim that area, I thought the pans called for it but I don't have my plans with me. As it was said above make sure it's adjusted first and the elevator horns are drilled.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-24-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,963
Posted By D Weisgerber
I wonder the same thing. I'm thinking about...

I wonder the same thing. I'm thinking about noting each SB that I complied with while building. I have a newer kit and the horizontal stab, rear wing spar and elevator hinge points SBs were with...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-17-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm not sure if the leak guard is worth the extra...

I'm not sure if the leak guard is worth the extra money, I've never used them. You do need the 90 degree valve stem though.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-11-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,519
Posted By D Weisgerber
Its my understanding that you shouldn't use...

Its my understanding that you shouldn't use Paypal friends and family, only use regular Paypal. If you use friends and family you won't have any way of disputing a problem.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,129
Posted By D Weisgerber
I have 1 puck for GRT Safe Fly, I wired from the...

I have 1 puck for GRT Safe Fly, I wired from the serial port 2 output to the ELT. I'm not sure what GPS and EFIS you have but you should be able to do something similar. Do you have any used serial...
Forum: Reviews 12-06-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By D Weisgerber
I completely agree, I have had nothing but good...

I completely agree, I have had nothing but good service from Steve, and his products are excellent.
Forum: Propellers 12-06-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,881
Posted By D Weisgerber
So the GT blades go into the Hartzel hub, I...

So the GT blades go into the Hartzel hub, I didn't realize that. What is the price for a set of blades?
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-03-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 945
Posted By D Weisgerber
RV-8 fuel caps

I have the newer plastic fuel caps on my RV-8 and have been looking for an alternative. I finally called Aerosport products, they advertise the tops and tabs for the RV-10 and RV-14 engraved. They...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-01-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,153
Posted By D Weisgerber
Greg, the nut show takes a smaller socket than...

Greg, the nut show takes a smaller socket than the standard one. You'll have enough room with it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,907
Posted By D Weisgerber
You'll have to shop a little bit, I hear about...

You'll have to shop a little bit, I hear about quotes all over the place. I'm Paying about $1200 for an RV8. I do have close to 1000 hours in an RV. You might need to get a few hours transition...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-29-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,772
Posted By D Weisgerber
This whole thread has been very informative, I...

This whole thread has been very informative, I didn't realize that DARs had a certain area to work in.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,494
Posted By D Weisgerber
It was pretty easy to install, the directions...

It was pretty easy to install, the directions were good. It was quite a while ago so I son't remember all the details.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,494
Posted By D Weisgerber
I installed the Meske slider modification to my...

I installed the Meske slider modification to my old RV6 and I was very happy with it.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-27-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 57,235
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just recently got my RV8 into phase 2 but I...

I just recently got my RV8 into phase 2 but I flew my old RV6 to:
1. Bois Blanc Island Michigan
2. Mackinac Island Michigan
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-22-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 816
Posted By D Weisgerber
Are you sure the Berry mounts are oriented...

Are you sure the Berry mounts are oriented correctly? I'm not sure about the RV9A but on my RV8 the plans called for the top and bottom mounts to be oriented opposite of each other.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-11-2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,417
Posted By D Weisgerber
I put mine on the sub panel in front of the...

I put mine on the sub panel in front of the instrument panel. It's on an RV8. It seemed easier there. I have a big hole in the instrument panel when I remove my GRT 10.1.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,685
Posted By D Weisgerber
Model: RV8 Engine: IO-320B1A Prop: Hartzell...

Model: RV8
Engine: IO-320B1A
Prop: Hartzell constant speed metal
Empty Weight: 1110 lbs
(painted, and primed inside, full leather interior)
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