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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
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: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By D Weisgerber
When these are done are you going to post them...

When these are done are you going to post them here for sale? I would like to get one also.
Forum: Reviews Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 165
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 Yesterday, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
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, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
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, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
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, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
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, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 677
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, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
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, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
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, 09:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 48,814
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, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
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, 07:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
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, 04:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,459
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)
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 11-05-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,356
Posted By D Weisgerber
Ted signed off my RV8 on July 23rd this year. He...

Ted signed off my RV8 on July 23rd this year. He did a great job. RIP
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-28-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By D Weisgerber
Bruce Bohanan seem to be the go to guy. He's in...

Bruce Bohanan seem to be the go to guy. He's in Texas, my hangar neighbor went to him and had nothing but good things to say about him.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-27-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,988
Posted By D Weisgerber
If you are going back to the Odyssey, I got one...

If you are going back to the Odyssey, I got one from Auto Zone. I'm not sure if you have those in Canada.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,035
Posted By D Weisgerber
I don't have any problems with the prop...

I don't have any problems with the prop extension, Sabre makes them and they are very high quality. The other thing is if you plan to mount your GPS antenna under the cowl I don't think you can use...
Forum: RV-15 10-17-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 40,925
Posted By D Weisgerber
He's saying it will cruise at 136 knots, Top...

He's saying it will cruise at 136 knots, Top speed 157 knots.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-12-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just added an IBBS 3A system, I use it to boot...

I just added an IBBS 3A system, I use it to boot up my GRT before engine start. I also have my Garmin G5 hooked up to it. I'm very happy with it.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-12-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By D Weisgerber
Thanks for the replies, I think I'll install a...

Thanks for the replies, I think I'll install a LM317 for a dimmer. My 10.1 Horizon does have a photo cell in the front of the bezel. I E-mailed GRT, they informed me that the software doesn't...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-10-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By D Weisgerber
GRT Horizon 10.1 dimmer

I have a GRT Horizon 10.1 in my RV8, I just realized that the screen doesn't dim automatically. I read the user manual several times and went through the settings and can't figure out how to make it...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-03-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By D Weisgerber
I think if the obstacles were shut off below...

I think if the obstacles were shut off below flying speed it would work well.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-03-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By D Weisgerber
I have the same issue, I'll E-mail Jeff today.

I have the same issue, I'll E-mail Jeff today.
Forum: COMM 10-02-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By D Weisgerber
I did fix it, the PTT switch has to be connected...

I did fix it, the PTT switch has to be connected to the AUX mic jack. I had it hooked up to the pilots jack.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-27-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By D Weisgerber
I took air from behind the #3 cylinder also with...

I took air from behind the #3 cylinder also with no problems. I ran it that way for about 20 years in all kinds of weather. I am in Michigan but it does get hot and humid here. I just finished my...
Forum: ADS-B 09-08-2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By D Weisgerber
Yes I do have dual band.

Yes I do have dual band.
Forum: ADS-B 09-08-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By D Weisgerber
ADS-B In delayed info

I have an Open Flight Solutions Flight Box for ADS-B In, it is wire into a GRT 10.1 Horizon. I also have a Stratus ESG ADS-B out. Most of the time I get good traffic information but then sometimes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,447
Posted By D Weisgerber
Thats a good looking 9A, I just got my repairman...

Thats a good looking 9A, I just got my repairman cert. today through the Grand Rapids Mi FSDO, it was really easy and the FSDO inspector was a pleasure to work with her.
I'm not sure about the ramp...
Forum: RV-15 09-07-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 40,925
Posted By D Weisgerber
I think he was implying that that was an April...

I think he was implying that that was an April Fools Joke.
Forum: Reviews 09-04-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,039
Posted By D Weisgerber
I ordered my Flyleds from Flyboy Accessories,...

I ordered my Flyleds from Flyboy Accessories, they offer to do the soldering for $150. I did the soldering myself, it was pretty easy.
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,309
Posted By D Weisgerber
He's trying to get the wheel off the axle. not...

He's trying to get the wheel off the axle. not the tire off the wheel.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-30-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just did this, it had me scratching my head a...

I just did this, it had me scratching my head a lot. I ended up with AUX SF 39 and AUX OFF 105. Your numbers will be different but similar, I used the online calculator. Can you post what your EIS...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-26-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,461
Posted By D Weisgerber
I would think the best way to check the wing...

I would think the best way to check the wing sweep is to drop plumb bobs from the leading edge of the wing. I think theres a section in the builders manual about this.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-20-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just spoke to GRT and ordered the upgrade for...

I just spoke to GRT and ordered the upgrade for ILS approaches, they told me they will send me an activation code that I have to enter in the settings. It sounds really easy, I'll update again as...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-20-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,809
Posted By D Weisgerber
It looks like he has the airfoil shaped gear legs...

It looks like he has the airfoil shaped gear legs so he probably isn't using gear leg fairings, so there wouldn't be anyway to cover the lines.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-19-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By D Weisgerber
Thanks for responding Bob, do you know if I can...

Thanks for responding Bob, do you know if I can add the option in the field or If I have to return the unit to them for the update? I definitely want to do it but If I have to return it for the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-19-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By D Weisgerber
GRT just got back with me, the internal IFR...

GRT just got back with me, the internal IFR approach procedures is an option. I should have done more research before I posted this. I think I will have the update done.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-19-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By D Weisgerber
GRT horizon 10.1 proc from flight plan

I have a GRT Horizon 10.1, I'm trying to figure out how to set it up for approaches, I uploaded the new Nav and Proc database, the unit then rebooted. I still don't have the Wpt/Proc button, it only...
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-11-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,529
Posted By D Weisgerber
Thats looking really good!

Thats looking really good!
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,951
Posted By D Weisgerber
I had everything done that I could do at home, I...

I had everything done that I could do at home, I even fit the wings and rigged the ailerons and flaps. The tail was completely done and installed. I then moved it to the airport, at that point it...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-08-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 832
Views: 612,452
Posted By D Weisgerber
First picture after assembly

First picture after assembly
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,239
Posted By D Weisgerber
I bought mine from Flightline Interiors and I am...

I bought mine from Flightline Interiors and I am very happy with them.
Forum: Autopilots 08-06-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By D Weisgerber
The first thing I'd check is the torque setting...

The first thing I'd check is the torque setting for the roll servo. Try increasing the torque if that doesn't make a difference you'd want to check the wire from the auto pilot to the servo that...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-28-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,812
Posted By D Weisgerber
The finish kit doesn't come with gear leg...

The finish kit doesn't come with gear leg intersection fairings, it does come with gear leg fairings. A lot of people make their own, but I bought some.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-25-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,406
Posted By D Weisgerber
I got my Airworthiness Certificate on Friday...

I got my Airworthiness Certificate on Friday 7/23/2021, the weather wasn't good on Saturday so I waited until today Sunday 7/25/2021 for the first flight. The first flight went well I just needed to...
Forum: Propellers 07-24-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,674
Posted By D Weisgerber
Th OP is in Canada, are they required to go back...

Th OP is in Canada, are they required to go back to phase 1?
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-23-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,812
Posted By D Weisgerber
I bought mine from RV bits.

I bought mine from RV bits.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,035
Posted By D Weisgerber
Its great that you're up and running I just...

Its great that you're up and running I just finished an RV8 with a James Cowl, I'm getting it inspected by a DAR tomorrow.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-19-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By D Weisgerber
GRT Horizon 10.1 Fuel sending unit calibration

I'm setting up my GRT Horizon 10.1 in my RV8. I am using the stock Vans fuel tank sending unit with the Horizon. I've already filled it with gas so I am trying to get what settings other people...
Forum: COMM 07-15-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By D Weisgerber
Thanks I'll look at that tomorrow.

Thanks I'll look at that tomorrow.
Forum: COMM 07-15-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By D Weisgerber
PS Engineering PM1200

I have a PS Engineering PM1200 that I just installed along with an ICOM A200 radio. When I try to transmit through the intercom I don't get anything even though the TX is on the radio, but the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-15-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,650
Posted By D Weisgerber
I'm glad to hear it went well for you. I moved...

I'm glad to hear it went well for you. I moved my RV8 last Sunday. I'm going to do the Weight and Balance tomorrow.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-14-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,406
Posted By D Weisgerber
Most of the assembly is done.13645 13646

Most of the assembly is done.13645

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Forum: RV-8/8A 07-11-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 15,406
Posted By D Weisgerber
Moving day

I move my RV8 to the airport today.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-09-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,142
Posted By D Weisgerber
This isn't normal, I fly an RV6 which has the...

This isn't normal, I fly an RV6 which has the same brakes as an RV4 and the brakes are very effective. It sounds like maybe the brakes are glazed or there's some contamination on the pads keeping...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,521
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just got a quote from Global Aero for Falcon...

I just got a quote from Global Aero for Falcon Insurance. RV8, 100K hull value and the rates are $1193 a year. I'm 56 with about 1200 hours and 700 hours in an RV6.
Forum: Painting your RV 06-25-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By D Weisgerber
If you can take a small fairing to an automotive...

If you can take a small fairing to an automotive paint shop most of them have a paint match gun that will take a picture of the paint and identify the color so they can mix paint to match.
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-13-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By D Weisgerber
You might want to look at Flightline Interiors. ...

You might want to look at Flightline Interiors. I just got an interior from them, it looks great. I haven't flown it yet so I can't give a review on the comfort.
Forum: RV-4 06-11-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By D Weisgerber
The cables get their tension when your feet are...

The cables get their tension when your feet are on the rudder pedals, so it is normal for them to seem loose.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By D Weisgerber
I agree, I bought the EAA registration kit and...

I agree, I bought the EAA registration kit and highly recommend it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By D Weisgerber
I just bought one from Aircraft Spruce it was...

I just bought one from Aircraft Spruce it was $615.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,618
Posted By D Weisgerber
I use the vents from JD Air on my RV6 and I'm...

I use the vents from JD Air on my RV6 and I'm putting them on my new RV8. I think they're excellent.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-25-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,104
Posted By D Weisgerber
I had the same problem as you, I swept them back...

I had the same problem as you, I swept them back as far as I could and still kept the edge distance I needed. I just finished my alignment, I had to install a couple of shims to take out the toe in.
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