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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-09-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By qtrmiledan
Ray Allen RS2

New still in the package RS2 rocker switch and RP3 LED indicator. $50. Call to to fife- nine tree tree to one 9 to. I can send pictures.
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-20-2022, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By qtrmiledan
Work surface

I used a 8í solid core door - surplus from a church remodel. I also bonded a 1/2x4 steel flat bar to the back side along one edge to use as flat bucking bar to rivet the trailing edges/ wedge. Useful...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-13-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,038
Posted By qtrmiledan
RV9A

I donít think thereís any easier transition than from a Cheetah to an RV9A. I had about 50 hrs in a Tiger and my insurance company considered that ďtime in typeĒ and required no additional training....
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-09-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,732
Posted By qtrmiledan
Static vinyl

We use the static cling vinyl shades- have 4 of them, roughly 8x11 your can put them anywhere you need to.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,108
Posted By qtrmiledan
Old 100LL

I bought a dormant Warrior, tanks were half full- was told it sat for 13 years- lawnmower never complained!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,969
Posted By qtrmiledan
Oxygen filling

Like whatís been said- just did this. Unable to find good used locally. Bought new from Gas Cylinder Source online 2- 150cuft cylinders, had them filled locally both for $50. Bought transfill...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-08-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,950
Posted By qtrmiledan
My mistake! RV9A!

Thanks for the suggestions! I failed to list in the request itís an A model- different fuel line routing. Any ďAĒ pics out there?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-07-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,950
Posted By qtrmiledan
Wing root fuel filters

Does anyone have any pics of wing root filter installs they can share? RV9 planning SDS install. Thanks in advance! qtrmiledan at cox dot net
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 09-18-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,271
Posted By qtrmiledan
Another 👍

I use almost every time I travel. Great addition!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-14-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,946
Posted By qtrmiledan
Kelly- do you have mufflers? If so check to...

Kelly- do you have mufflers? If so check to ensure the cone is not collapsed and restricting exhaust flow. I have mufflers, my slip joints donít show that leakage- 500hrs.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-28-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,312
Posted By qtrmiledan
Starry Night

Rick- It looks Fantastic! Love it!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,582
Posted By qtrmiledan
Sika

Left powdercoat on my slider- 6.5 years / 450 hrs later looks the same now as when I just did it.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-23-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,386
Posted By qtrmiledan
Crankcase evac

Been using it for 450 hrs- since first flight- no oil on the belly is worth the cost and maintenance is minor- I?m using check valve from GM. It?s an oe part and better quality than the aftermarket...
Forum: Reviews 01-10-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 22,258
Posted By qtrmiledan
CQ1

I have the same question as BillL any help for high frequency loss? Been using Halos for 6 yrs or so, same observations as noted. Thanks!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-08-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,650
Posted By qtrmiledan
Headsets

Please share info on the headsets!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,999
Posted By qtrmiledan
Sika

400 hrs, 5yrs no cracks.
Forum: RV-14 12-10-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,657
Posted By qtrmiledan
Grommet adhesive

E6000 works well for edge grommet bonding.
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-20-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,211
Posted By qtrmiledan
Latch

When latched the canopy handle should be parallel with the centerline of the aircraft. Looks like the latch arm should be flipped over and mount from the other side.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,394
Posted By qtrmiledan
Ground point

I use exhaust pipe, like Mickey said, wingtip at pump, ground wire and clamp clear of prop.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-06-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 27,946
Posted By qtrmiledan
Back time

Second vote for 2.1 lbs and longer time.
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-25-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,050
Posted By qtrmiledan
Cowl choices

O320 D3G converted to IO320, vans baffles with home brew plenum, James extended cowl, was carbed, so it's updraft. Used James air filter kit.
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 08-12-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,587
Posted By qtrmiledan
Jettison Slider Mod

On the sliders- if you cut a notch in the upper rail towards the back- large enough for the roller to pass through, the canopy can be removed with no tools ( I guess in flight also, although I've...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,061
Posted By qtrmiledan
10th Year!

Ditto all the previous comments! What you have created benefits all who visit. Thanks for the courage in making the leap! Hope all who benefit also contribute. Best wishes for you and your family!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,396
Posted By qtrmiledan
Seal idea

I'm glad Pat replied- his design is the one I copied! Thanks Pat! I have vetterman's mufflers and straight pipes as well. Mine exit out and down. I have James long cowl installed. I did use...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,396
Posted By qtrmiledan
Exhaust smell

I used to get exhaust in the cockpit- slow flight, entering pattern, stalls, etc- always with fresh air vents closed, with vents open - no exhaust. I added foam seals to the baggage bulkhead...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-26-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,816
Posted By qtrmiledan
Mods

I have both in my 9A which is the same as 7A I believe. Highly recommend. Not sure about 6A though.
Forum: RV-14 12-16-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 30,707
Posted By qtrmiledan
Autos & fuses

Most late model vehicles are switching away from fuses and going electronic control. Nissan calls it Intelligent Power Distribution Module (IPDM) Chrysler calls it Totally Integrated Power Module...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-05-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,677
Posted By qtrmiledan
Congrats!!

Now the real fun begins!! Enjoy the ride!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,649
Posted By qtrmiledan
UHMW Tape

McMaster- Carr has a big selection.
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-02-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 19,464
Posted By qtrmiledan
Plane Power

Steve- local shop to me. J&J Starter in Baker, Louisiana. Jerry the owner had no problem doing the work when he understood it was experimental. It's a common Nippon Denso design- any quality shop...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-02-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 19,464
Posted By qtrmiledan
Plane power 60 amp

Had my stator replaced today- kmorris is correct- unipoint mfg ND design copy, I'll measure my failed stator and report back. Data point- 286 hrs, no blast cooling tube. I'll probably add one now,
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-11-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,462
Posted By qtrmiledan
Black border

Not sure about the 12- on my 9 I used sikaflex to bond the canopy- I used the black primer- tape off the border you want- apply primer on the inside- your border will be gloss black viewed from the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 123,658
Posted By qtrmiledan
SB Check

flying 274 hrs- No cracks!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,804
Posted By qtrmiledan
Proseal

They'll pull out with no problem- in fact I think they hold better with a little proseal left on them!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,658
Posted By qtrmiledan
Canopy Rail

I used platenuts attached to a strip of aluminum match drilled to the canopy track and deck, then it's easy to hold the strip w/platenuts up from the bottom and start the screws from the top. I...
Forum: Tools 03-02-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,752
Posted By qtrmiledan
ezburr

Be careful using it- it's very easy to remove too much material. Test on some scrap- it won't show up until you deurr, then dimple- if too much material is removed- your clecos won't hold well (hole...
Forum: Interiors 02-13-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,452
Posted By qtrmiledan
Glare shield

I used black Velcro fuzzy fabric. Mounted my small gps antenna pucks at the forward edge by gluing sections of the Velcro hook side. I keep a small led light and ink pen on the shield the same way-...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-22-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,782
Posted By qtrmiledan
Seat Mod

I have about 225hrs on my 9A slider, I'm 6' and used to fly with the seatback resting on the cross member (as far back as I could) Really pleased with the difference- more headroom, more reclined- It...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-01-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,614
Posted By qtrmiledan
Control tubes

Mine were in place when wings were installed- don't recall any problems with them in. Rivet gun worked great- be careful as you don't want drive them all the way in- just enough to start the nuts....
Forum: Reviews 09-15-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,327
Posted By qtrmiledan
What They Said!

Everything stated above is true! Add me to the list of please customers! I'd do it the same way next time!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,085
Posted By qtrmiledan
Stein's

2 Large Stein's vents living in Louisiana- lots of air when you want it- none when you don't and any amount in between. Smooth operation- I'd do the same next time.
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Forum: RV-9/9A 07-17-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,016
Posted By qtrmiledan
Control Slack

The only slack mine has is the play between the control stick base and the brass pivot bushing- hasn't changed in 200 hrs of flying.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,466
Posted By qtrmiledan
Trim

Just like Eddie said- increase spring tension a bit so it gives about 1.5 each way. I have the trim, but have never used it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,316
Posted By qtrmiledan
Ring

Steve51B Check your PM's
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-13-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,989
Posted By qtrmiledan
rudder cable cover

I used white cable cover from west marine- it's made for covering mast cables on sailboats. Supports and dresses it up.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-26-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,914
Posted By qtrmiledan
Conversion

This may not apply to your situation- I have Sam James cowl and air filter set-up. I swapped from carb to FM150- Needed to reroute cables, make brackets, required different elbow that connects air...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-04-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,868
Posted By qtrmiledan
VPX

I've about 155 hrs on mine- It just works- as advertised, the features for controlling trim, flaps, lights are hard to beat if you want those options. Between VPX & Approach fast stack hub a complex...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 25,988
Posted By qtrmiledan
Better Quality Check Valve

This type of check valve was used on GM vehicles- GM still has these for sale- the OE design is much better quality than any aftermarket I have ever seen. Two different sizes- 5/8 & 3/4 hose sizes-...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,417
Posted By qtrmiledan
GTN650

If you're talking about a GTN650 - I have one and compared to my Icom A210it is the better of the two by far IMHO. It's my primary radio.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,936
Posted By qtrmiledan
HID & VPX

I have that set-up, the VPX warms them up, then wig wags if you program it that way. I have mine set to stop wig wag below 90kts. The switch over point is what you program it to be. I like the way...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,145
Posted By qtrmiledan
Test area

I asked for and got a 100nm radius inside the state line boundaries.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,784
Posted By qtrmiledan
Dog food!!!

That dog food comment made me laugh so hard I cried!!!
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-04-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,497
Posted By qtrmiledan
Runway size

It may also be hard to purchase insurance if based at a runway like that!
Forum: Southeast 10-31-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,780
Posted By qtrmiledan
Flightline

+3 on Flightline First I've always been pleased.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 10-27-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,832
Posted By qtrmiledan
Mine's like that

Mine's mounted just like Jeremy's pictures- no problems at all !!
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 10-26-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,832
Posted By qtrmiledan
Fuel pump mounting

Beginning condition inspection now, I'll get some for you.
Forum: RV-4 10-16-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,817
Posted By qtrmiledan
prop balance

I'm hoping I'm first in line for balancer- PM sent @ 7:56
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-07-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,174
Posted By qtrmiledan
Vent location

Mine are in the stock position with Stein's large size vent- I'm in Louisiana- they work better than any plane I've ever been in. You can direct anywhere you want- towards the chest area works for me.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,508
Posted By qtrmiledan
HF saw

The HF vibrating saw is very easy to use- no trouble at all to keep on course, I'd use it next time.
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-01-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,478
Posted By qtrmiledan
Location

Just like Paul's- works well- very accurate, easy to route fuel hoses with minimum length, easy access.
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-31-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,312
Posted By qtrmiledan
VPX

Tom- I chose the Pro- IFR, Dual G3X, GTN650, GMA240, IcomA210, GXpilot, Gemini PFD, pitot heat, electric trim, etc. Flying now with about 125 hrs. I have a couple of circuits that are unused at this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,043
Posted By qtrmiledan
-3

Hello Don- I used -4 at the fuse, -3 line and fittings at calipers, also -3 on most lines at m/cylinders- no problems- there is very little flow through the lines during use- unless a leak develops!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-14-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By qtrmiledan
Flap switch

I used the one that came with the flap actuator kit. I set the vpx to have 3 "notches" and one press to fully retract, also with the vpx- you set the maximum airspeed to allow flaps to deploy. I...
Forum: Autopilots 07-02-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
G3x
Views: 2,044
Posted By qtrmiledan
G3X & GXPilot

I've a little over 100 hrs on my G3X with Trutrak's GXPilot and GTN650. The best way I can describe it is Amazing! Climbs, descents, approaches, missed approaches, holds. I'm very pleased with mine.
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