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Forum: Electrical Systems 11-14-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By gggflyer
Not serious at all.

What specifically makes a sheared coupling "very serious?"

Is it annoying, absolutely. VERY SERIOUS, not in the least bit.

The reason for the coupling is that it performs as the weak link by...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-14-2021, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By gggflyer
Any idea what caused it

This just happened to me as well. Same setup on io320.
Forum: Photography 09-19-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,862
Posted By gggflyer
Go pro mounts

You would be surprised how little pressure the gopto and mount actually take from the relative wind. Less that 5 pounds at 200 knots. Those (legs) (mounts) are plenty strong.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-04-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,421
Posted By gggflyer
Not sure. Plane is new to me. I only had it 10...

Not sure. Plane is new to me. I only had it 10 hrs then annual inspection
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-04-2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,421
Posted By gggflyer
Thanks everyone for the replies

I cleaned and gapped and we will see how it goes. will check them in 10 hours.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-01-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,421
Posted By gggflyer
Spark plug question

Anyone know what that buildup is and what causes it. Mag on those bottom plugs and plasma on top plugs. Its hard like epoxy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2021, 02:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By gggflyer
RV4 brake lining part number

I have an rv4 with Cleveland brakes. Anyone know the part number for the brake linings for aircraft spruce. Don't want to wait two weeks ordering them from vans.

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2021, 01:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By gggflyer
Great info

Great info. Thanks everyone
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By gggflyer
OAT senson placement on RV4

The OAT sensor on my newly acquired rv4 is hidden in the space between the flap and fuselage and not in direct contact with outside air. Would this still provide adequate readings in flight. I come...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By gggflyer
You wouldnt happen to have a pic of the bulge fix...

You wouldnt happen to have a pic of the bulge fix you did?

What tool did youuse to make the bulge. I didnt build the RV and am new to this fabricating stuff so not sure how to create bulges....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By gggflyer
RV4 electric flap retrofit install question

I am installing the electric flap kit on a new to me rv4. I have everything clecoed in place but i am noticing that EF-401 has about a 3/16 gap from the side rib as the actuator is moving forward and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By gggflyer
Thanks everyone for the advice/input.

Thanks everyone for the advice/input.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 988
Posted By gggflyer
Stick button assignment question

I am replacing my current stick with the one pictured below. I would like to make the red button autopilot disconnect and also smoke on.

How i plan on doing it is have an A/B switch on my right...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-09-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,247
Posted By gggflyer
Earthx lifepo etx680c mounted on firewall

Just purchased an RV4 with an odyssey 625 mounted on the firewall. It has a high compression IO320 installed and this battery just doesnt have enough cranking power.

I would like to replace it with...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-09-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,123
Posted By gggflyer
Correction to brake manufacturer

Brakes are cleveland and wheels are matco.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,456
Posted By gggflyer
Flew it to its new home

Just bought my RV4. Flew it to Scottsdale KDVT
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-09-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,123
Posted By gggflyer
RV4 brakes not effective

I just purchased an RV-4. Been flying it a few hours and keeping in mind that I have nothing to compare it to since its my first RV, I dont think the brakes are working as they should.

I have to...
Forum: RV-4 07-02-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,899
Posted By gggflyer
What dynon servo did you guys use for the rv4 roll installed in fuselage

What dynon servo did you guys use for the rv4 roll installed in fuselage.

Im trying to figure out if it is the long version or standard version of the dynon servo.
Forum: RV-4 06-24-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,785
Posted By gggflyer
RV4 manual to electric elevator trim

I purchased a flying RV4 with manual trim. If I want electric trim, would it be easier to just buy a left elevator and electric kit from van and start from scratch or retrofit into existing elevator....
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