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Forum: RV-8/8A 11-23-2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,486
Posted By Drum
Sorry thatís G3Xpert@garmin.com for G3X...

Sorry thatís G3Xpert@garmin.com for G3X experimental tech assist.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-23-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,486
Posted By Drum
For Untainted123. You might want to check out...

For Untainted123. You might want to check out G3X installation manual. In edition AN look at pages 18-28 & 18-31. Thereís other good information in that section as well. I think the installation...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-22-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,486
Posted By Drum
For Untainted123. Iím pretty sure the GSA 28...

For Untainted123. Iím pretty sure the GSA 28 pitch servo should be installed on port side of RV8. I think the picture youíre showing is an RV8 but with servo on starboard side of aircraft.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-17-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,591
Posted By Drum
BoomBeams

Check these out. I got mine just before LoPresti merger with Whelan. The folks in Florida were really helpful.

https://flywat.com/collections/boombeam-landing-lights

Warm regards
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-02-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Drum
FLYBOY HEATED SEATS - CABLE LOCATION

Hi - I bought the Flyboy heat pads for my seats. I'm installing cabling on port side of my -8 for both pilot and passenger. Was wondering if anyone here had experience with these and where cabling...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-21-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By Drum
Drain Holes and Safety Wire Reference

Hi - I was just reviewing plans to check for location/size of drain holes and safety wire with the exception of firewall forward. Here's what I found. Please add to list if I missed some...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-14-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By Drum
I donít knowÖ.maybe a good set of tools if you...

I donít knowÖ.maybe a good set of tools if you donít have any might cost 1-2% of your budget. But it might be frustrating to wait for tools to do a specific task. Also shipping is expensive. The...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-13-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By Drum
Forest of Tabs Firewall Location

Hi - Building -8 with angle valve IO-360 & oil cooler on upper right hand side - finishing electrical. Am interested in thoughts for location of forest of tabs grounding point on cockpit side of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-09-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,678
Posted By Drum
Discrete Input

Hi Justin -

Thanks for the update.

Can configurable discrete input optional button for smart glide be seen by G3X 8.91 software via GEA 24 J244 connector (where other discrete inputs are...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-12-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By Drum
Orientation of Form Fitting Stick Grips

Hi - Is there consensus about the orientation of stick grips which fit to the hand - I was thinking Infinity grips, but others as well. Iím right handed and was thinking about rotating mine 20 or 30...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-26-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By Drum
Hi Paolo - itís used to set angle on incidence on...

Hi Paolo - itís used to set angle on incidence on the wings. That evolution is toward the end of the wing section. My pal made it for me and I was cleaning out top drawer of box other day when I saw...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-24-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,142
Posted By Drum
I have whatever is in finish kit. Not installed...

I have whatever is in finish kit. Not installed yet. But need replacement within next few weeks. I live in Southport, CT. PM me if interested.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-24-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 904
Posted By Drum
2-51/64Ē

-8 builders - If you need to borrow a gauge block, let me know.

13945
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-24-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 959
Posted By Drum
G3X Box placement

Hi Larry-

PM me your email and I can send you pix, descriptions & I also have GMU11 bracket for wing Iím not going to use.

Warm regards,
Forum: Safety 04-19-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,370
Posted By Drum
Hi Tom - I had a similar over center issue when...

Hi Tom - I had a similar over center issue when setting up my pitch servo. I wound up shortening the push pull tube which connects the GSA 28 to the elevator bell crank. I was scratching my head...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-11-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,741
Posted By Drum
My TO/GA is SPST switch on throttle which grounds...

My TO/GA is SPST switch on throttle which grounds inputs from GMC 507 and GTN. The inputs from those devices each have diodes in-line to prevent one device affecting the other. If you are using a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-21-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 904
Views: 1,210,416
Posted By Drum
Lipstick

Sweet, Al.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-14-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By Drum
Pm me

Hi Paulo - PM me might be able to help.
Drum
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-15-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,607
Posted By Drum
Thanks for this. I have similar issue on mine and...

Thanks for this. I have similar issue on mine and was wondering if my threads were stripped and I would have to retap.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-13-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,741
Posted By Drum
Practice

Hi Salty -

I think it's been said before. Just keep on practicing until you get better and better. I actually felt more comfortable making an empennage 2.0 because there was so much going on with...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-23-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,436
Posted By Drum
I have two Infinity's in my -8 build. My pal...

I have two Infinity's in my -8 build. My pal customized a stock Vans Throttle Quadrant. On the stick: 1. Flaps. 2. Coolie Hat does pitch and roll trim. 3. Starter. 4. Red trigger PTT. 5. A/P...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-16-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,416
Posted By Drum
Weight of Wings

Hi Juan -

The wings on the 8 don't weigh much - maybe like 80 or 100 pounds each. A crane could easily lift them. Likewise the fuselage can easily be carried around by two people. It's the other...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-30-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,538
Posted By Drum
DIY Dehydrator

Hi Tim - Thanks for sharing. If you have time, could you please share the theory of the dehydrator and what you hope it accomplishes in your a/c? Also the way the smart outlet works.
Forum: Florida (South) 09-13-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,112
Posted By Drum
Hi - I will need space by spring. I am in CT and...

Hi - I will need space by spring. I am in CT and moving to Ft Lauderdale.
Interested in sharing hangar. There is FLL, HWO, FXE & PMP in area.
Drum
Forum: Florida (South) 05-31-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By Drum
Drum

Hi Randy -

I just left Ft. Lauderdale for Connecticut last week. I am building an 8 up here. Hopefully I will be finished building by the time I go down for the winter again. I would be interested...
Forum: Safety 04-07-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,300
Posted By Drum
Wrench on it

Nice write-up/de-brief. This is the second similar issue I?ve heard of in as many months. Other was a loose fluid fitting on a Grumman oil cooler which backed off during a test flight after engine...
Forum: Northeast 12-09-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,268
Posted By Drum
Thanks to all. Merry Christmas!

Thanks to all. Merry Christmas!
Forum: Northeast 12-08-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,268
Posted By Drum
Thanks for nice suggestion. Any particular Dremel...

Thanks for nice suggestion. Any particular Dremel attachment you?ve found that works well? I may try both of these suggestions and practice on some spare material.
Forum: Northeast 12-08-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,268
Posted By Drum
Rivet Shaver

Will anyone lend a rivet shaver to a fellow American? I?m in Southport, CT near KBDR.
Thanks.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-03-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,256
Posted By Drum
We have a notcher at my school but summer now. ...

We have a notcher at my school but summer now. Those are nice especially when you get the cutting blocks sharpened up. All the best,
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-03-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,256
Posted By Drum
Trimming Stiffeners

Working today on Rudder 2.0. I discovered a better way to trim stiffeners for those of us without fine bladed band saw. A medium quality paper cutter works great cutting light metal. Hold the arm...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-26-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,524
Posted By Drum
I had a slightly different issue in the same...

I had a slightly different issue in the same procedure. You must drill out the last hole in the J K & L stiffeners (aft end) before trimming them in order to get the right length. See Note 2 on the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-16-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,305
Posted By Drum
Rain

Working on my RV8 fuselage here in CT. It?s raining a lot. Which got me to thinking what it will be like flying in the rain. So say rain (not heavy rain) for an hour with angle valve IO360 and an...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-09-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,032
Posted By Drum
Hi Don - Thanks for that. I just got back home...

Hi Don - Thanks for that. I just got back home from checking out Scott Jordan’s beautiful RV8 at KPOU. I could fit in his stock cockpit. He echoed your comments on the seat padding and also said a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-07-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,032
Posted By Drum
Thank you Sam. Will check out Showplanes.

Thank you Sam. Will check out Showplanes.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-07-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,032
Posted By Drum
Thank you for info Andres.

Thank you for info Andres.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-07-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,032
Posted By Drum
Thanks for info Scott

Thanks for info Scott
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-06-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,032
Posted By Drum
RV8 in CT

Hi - Considering building RV8 while in A&P school. But I am 6?5? 240. Wondering if I can comfortably fit. Are there any among you willing to meet up with sometime in the next month or two so I can...
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