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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines Today, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By N82VM
The real tragedy is that the cost and...

The real tragedy is that the cost and availability of a filter warrants the contemplation to keep or change. +1 for Clean oil and clean filter
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By N82VM
Jay, Where do you take the measurements to check...

Jay,

Where do you take the measurements to check the twist in the fuselage?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By N82VM
Donít

I found lots of stuff AFTER I got it home. If you see many bad rivets and double hole snowmen then donít bother looking further. Youíll only find more junk. I looked past a lot of that thinking I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-30-2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By N82VM
https://www.beringer-aero.com/sites/beringer-aero....

https://www.beringer-aero.com/sites/beringer-aero.com/files/cata_usa.pdf

Page 96-97 in their catalog lists all the tires that come on the wheels when sold together.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-29-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,410
Posted By N82VM
Dynon button

Iíll take the Dynon level button
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-19-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By N82VM
Iíll take them. Test message sent

Iíll take them. Test message sent
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-19-2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By N82VM
W-730

Youíre looking for W-73034018
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2022, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By N82VM
Vanís isnít buying material from the local home...

Vanís isnít buying material from the local home improvement store. Sounds like you are looking for Vanís to supply a certificate of origin for each part. Thatís not going to happen. I would find a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,467
Posted By N82VM
Nice tool! Looks great. Would you consider...

Nice tool! Looks great.
Would you consider building something for the ďAĒ models? Specifically the nose wheel weight calculation found on these charts...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By N82VM
Someone called and got a different answer. I...

Someone called and got a different answer. I decided to call Stein myself.

The answer, if you email you get told they do not do it.
If you call itís done on a case by case.

Hereís the skinny....
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-14-2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 858
Posted By N82VM
I just called and was told it is case by case....

I just called and was told it is case by case. The reply I got a few weeks ago was a blanket statement to email inquiries. That being said if you call, it needs to be a substantial piece of avionics...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-14-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By N82VM
Sold

Radio Sold
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2022, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By N82VM
Sold lots of things on VAF, mostly small things....

Sold lots of things on VAF, mostly small things. Some people buying/selling on VAF prefer to have a middleman as insurance on a large purchase to avoid a scam. Stein has always been mentioned as the...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-09-2022, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By N82VM
Reduced

Price reduced $1475 OBO
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-08-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By N82VM
WTS Trig KY91 VHF Radio w/dual TC90 controllers Price Reduced

KY91 VHF Radio w/dual TC 90 controllers. 6 watt 25/8.33mHz never installed.

Wanted a set of radio controls for back seater and changed my mind.

Complete kit, with connectors, templates, operating...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By N82VM
Me too, but when I contacted them a few days ago...

Me too, but when I contacted them a few days ago they said they were not offering escrow services at this time.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2022, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By N82VM
Avionics, selling used through 3rd party

Looking for a list of reputable 3rd parties that facilitate avionics sales.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-31-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By N82VM
Gear leg stiffeners

If the mains are a potential culprit what about the wooden stiffeners on the mains?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,329
Posted By N82VM
How long do you wait on the dye to reveal a leak?

How long do you wait on the dye to reveal a leak?
Forum: Reviews 10-25-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By N82VM
Link did not work for me

Link did not work for me
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,041
Posted By N82VM
If the conditions at these limited locations were...

If the conditions at these limited locations were unfavorable for safe flight and I had done a proper briefing then Iíd invoke 91.3 and land anywhere I need to. I wouldnít give a second thought to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2022, 06:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,394
Posted By N82VM
I wonít do it again if I build a second

I wonít do it again if I build a second
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-09-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,539
Posted By N82VM
Read page 2-7 of your link. That weight includes...

Read page 2-7 of your link. That weight includes the starter and alternator.
The weights I posted do not include starter and alternator.

Doesn’t matter about starter and alternator much, as long as...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-09-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,539
Posted By N82VM
The Lycoming TCDS disagrees with your numbers by...

The Lycoming TCDS disagrees with your numbers by a large margin. There's a 23-28lb reason people use the M1A/M1B
I'm guessing you found something that includes starters and alternator weight for the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-08-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By N82VM
Thanks for the replies. I think Iím 100% keeping...

Thanks for the replies.
I think Iím 100% keeping the 3Ē in the front.
Iím waffling about the back. I think Iím leaning towards 2Ē in the rear if I need to do anything aggressive to the F-807B....
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-07-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By N82VM
Anyone using 3Ē shoulder harnesses for GIB

Not flying yet, but I ordered Crow harnesses. My preference was 3Ē so I ordered that size for Pilot and GIB. Now Iím rethinking the 3Ē in back for a couple reasons.
1) my GIB is 95% of the time a...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-01-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,285
Posted By N82VM
Is 91.203(b) not good enough? No person may...

Is 91.203(b) not good enough? No person may operate a civil aircraft unless the airworthiness certificate required by paragraph (a) of this section or a special flight authorization issued under ß...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-01-2022, 07:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,285
Posted By N82VM
Where did you see min 3/8Ē size? All I found was...

Where did you see min 3/8Ē size? All I found was verify display in full view.
Forum: COMM 09-23-2022, 10:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,611
Posted By N82VM
I found the answer to the protocol. The TX56...

I found the answer to the protocol. The TX56 instal manual section 6.2.9 states the GNC protocol is the preferred choice.
Forum: COMM 09-22-2022, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,611
Posted By N82VM
Is there any difference in functionality between...

Is there any difference in functionality between protocols? Why use the the GNC vs the SL30 selection?

I’m planning a TX56 too so I’m very interested in the write up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2022, 06:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,062
Posted By N82VM
Entrance question

In reference to 45.23(b), the aircraft can be entered from the left or the right side. There is a passenger assist step attached to the left side. If I put the EXPERIMENTAL on the wing walk can I do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2022, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,698
Posted By N82VM
Vanís counter at the bottom of the first flight...

Vanís counter at the bottom of the first flight page says 202 14/14A
FAA registry has 280 RV-14/A, of those 199 are registered as 14A. In the US more than 2/3 are A models.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-28-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,612
Posted By N82VM
FWIW, Weight of Vanís gray fiberglass parts in...

FWIW,

Weight of Vanís gray fiberglass parts in oz.
Emp and Wing Tips

1) 2.4oz VS-809
2) 2.7oz each total 5.4oz HS-615
3) 10.2oz R-411 W/L
4) 4.9oz R-809
5) 4.7oz each total 9.4oz E-612
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-26-2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,218
Posted By N82VM
I read this earlier this week...

I read this earlier this week https://www.kitplanes.com/mounting-on-a-curve/
The GPS under the cowl is a better look, but Iím going with the advice from the kit-planes article
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-25-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,484
Posted By N82VM
Pm sent on rear stick

Pm sent on rear stick
Forum: Propellers 08-25-2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By N82VM
APS Ooooops

Thanks to moderator for letting me post my findings.

My mention of APS was the wrong APS.


The other day I called American Propeller Service. Hence APS no longer selling prop governors. Thought...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-25-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 964
Posted By N82VM
Still building, but I bought mine from Pacific...

Still building, but I bought mine from Pacific Oil Cooler. Great service and took the time to explain all the differences. I went with a 9 row HE series which is more than adequate for a IO-360-M1B,...
Forum: Propellers 08-24-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By N82VM
APS will still support it, per the parts guy....

APS will still support it, per the parts guy. They just donít want to continue to sell governors of any type.
Forum: Propellers 08-24-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By N82VM
American Propeller Governors

Just called APS about a PCU5000X. Parts department says they are in the process of discontinuing sales of all types of prop governors not just the PCU5000. Presumably to streamline the business.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-10-2022, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By N82VM
Still nothing

Still no information on dimensions???
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-08-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,051
Posted By N82VM
It will reduce the weight of your wallet about...

It will reduce the weight of your wallet about $12,000 more than a 180hp io-360
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-01-2022, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By N82VM
Earthx tech support says ďthereís no limit on the...

Earthx tech support says ďthereís no limit on the length of tubing from the battery and they sell it by the footÖĒ

That answers the overboard port placement/location question.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-31-2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By N82VM
downundarv8builder Sent you a PM

downundarv8builder Sent you a PM
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,364
Posted By N82VM
Still building. Went with the following Nose...

Still building. Went with the following

Nose Wheel: Beringer
Mains: Grove

I went with them on the nose wheel after reading all the posts about shimmy and upgrading to the anti-splat bearings mod....
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-29-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By N82VM
Good points, and I plan to vent it outside. I...

Good points, and I plan to vent it outside. I just sent a question to the tech dept of Earthx about vent tube lengths. This is not addressed in the manual with the exception of a 6Ē vertical length...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-29-2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By N82VM
1) Should it vent overboard directly through the...

1) Should it vent overboard directly through the forward baggage floor
2) Should it vent through tubing routed from the front to the back and vent somewhere out under the rear baggage?

Not sure if...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-28-2022, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By N82VM
ETX900-VNT install forward baggage

Iíve read all the pros and cons of the battery in the forward baggage, and also the pros and cons of the Earthx in the cabin. Iím good to go on those topics.

What I do have questions on are

1)...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-26-2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By N82VM
What are the dimensions of the new panel?...

What are the dimensions of the new panel? Following the link to the AFS page, the specification tab is blank on dimension data.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-24-2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,105
Posted By N82VM
General Rule

When the rivet length comes up short of length required by the formula the next size up is selected. If you have a way of cutting a 3.1, 3.2 length rivet then thatís your solution (sounds tedious and...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-23-2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 550
Posted By N82VM
Show me your 8A W&B

Specifically looking for 8A numbers and configuration. Nose draggers only.

Configuration

1) Engine: Displacement/parallel or angle valve/carb or FI
2) Ignition: Slick, Pmag, combo etc
3) Prop: CS...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-07-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 967
Posted By N82VM
I ordered the seat plans from Vanís and cut out...

I ordered the seat plans from Vanís and cut out the patterns. I laid them out and came up with 4.5 yards needed which rounds to 5. Iím sure a pro could do it with less if the laid it out more...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-02-2022, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,580
Posted By N82VM
Larry, thanks for the tip! Carl thanks for the...

Larry, thanks for the tip!

Carl thanks for the update!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-02-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,580
Posted By N82VM
Flow test results

Carl,

Have you received the results of the flow test?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By N82VM
7930.2

FAA Order 7930.2 Chapter 7 allows for the use of either MSL or AGL. As for the AGL vs MSL, depends on the operation. They may need exactly 2000í of separation. Terrain may vary over a wide area. If...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-10-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,317
Posted By N82VM
I bet the suitcase probably wasnít part of the...

I bet the suitcase probably wasnít part of the ops manual. If that is the case, Nothing wrong with the arrangement of the throttle just the operator that put a suitcase in that wasnít approved....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,840
Posted By N82VM
Here it is

Received this from Dynon. See attached PDF of cut out. You have to click on it to see it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,840
Posted By N82VM
Dear DynonÖTemplate Link is bad

When they say ďverify dimensionsĒ they arenít kidding. Nice card stock printed template included in the mast kit, but not printed correctly. Kinda pointless to provide it if itís not right. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-26-2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,580
Posted By N82VM
I ordered a Thunderbolt last day before the $$$...

I ordered a Thunderbolt last day before the $$$ increase. Lycoming says they anticipate the FM-150C being installed on engines that are being built in mid to late 2023. However not in stone on the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-26-2022, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,580
Posted By N82VM
Snorkel, Frankensnorkel, Horz Induction B&C

Reading lots of posts about snorkel modification, cutting, glassing etc. All done to fit the B&C starter.

My question
1) Is this all custom due to all the variations of engine, FI set up, etc?...
Forum: Interiors 04-20-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By N82VM
I was thinking 4-5 yards. Orientation may not be...

I was thinking 4-5 yards. Orientation may not be an issue since my seats arenít side by side. Having a local shop do them. Better to have enough then come up short. Iíll order 6, should have plenty...
Forum: Interiors 04-20-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By N82VM
John How many yards did you use to get the...

John

How many yards did you use to get the desired results?
Forum: Interiors 04-19-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By N82VM
DIY seats yardage

Anyone know how many yards of material are needed to cover RV-8 seats?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2022, 07:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 23,011
Posted By N82VM
I bought one of these in the red variety...

I bought one of these in the red variety https://www.feniex.com/surface-mount/cannon
to use on the ground when white strobes may be a nuisance to others. Has a heat sink built in, very bright, made...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,090
Posted By N82VM
When did you place the order? I waited until the...

When did you place the order? I waited until the last day.
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