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Forum: RV-4 08-12-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By slngsht
Makes sense. Thank you.

Makes sense. Thank you.
Forum: RV-4 08-11-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By slngsht
spacer details for elevator pushrod

Hi,
I'm looking at drawings 28 and 30, and see no details for fasteners that hold the big elevator pushrod.

drawing 30 shows AN3-10A bolt and a nut. but no mention of washers or spacers at...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,280
Posted By slngsht
I'm just doing my cowling on a 7A with IO360...

I'm just doing my cowling on a 7A with IO360 cowling.

I had VERY little to trim on the aft side of top (right where the firewall bend is, there was nothing to trim but it reached), and the seam...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,906
Posted By slngsht
I'm local to you and will hit you up soon about...

I'm local to you and will hit you up soon about an RV7 cowl.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,469
Posted By slngsht
not sure if this image will show up. How mine is...

not sure if this image will show up. How mine is installed. not flying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,534
Posted By slngsht
I would've landed after the first stall and...

I would've landed after the first stall and thought through how to diagnose. Glad you made it ok.
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-13-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 25,791
Posted By slngsht
you are not alone. I met Vlad at a flyin about a...

you are not alone. I met Vlad at a flyin about a month after I started my flight training... The following week I ordered my kit lol
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-03-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,617
Posted By slngsht
I don't have a flying plane yet - one thing I'm...

I don't have a flying plane yet - one thing I'm planning on doing is separating switches that are involved in keeping the plane flying to the left of the EFIS, and the ones that are used during the...
Forum: Safety 07-22-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,261
Posted By slngsht
RV-7A incident - Ocean City, MD

This apparently happened on 7/19. Did a search but did not find anything on the site.

https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2019/07/19/plane-flips-during-landing-ocean-city-maryland-airport/

Pilot...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-13-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,208
Posted By slngsht
jlbpropilot, trying to reply to your PM. I've...

jlbpropilot, trying to reply to your PM. I've tried PM (your mailbox is full) and email (email bounced). Hopefully you are monitoring this thread.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,519
Posted By slngsht
I just got the eye roll from across the room for...

I just got the eye roll from across the room for laughing at my laptop
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-24-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,203
Posted By slngsht
I have fuel injection. I also have inverted oil...

I have fuel injection. I also have inverted oil stuff, but was really on the fence about it and would likely not put it on.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-24-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,203
Posted By slngsht
it would definitely require removing the tank for...

it would definitely require removing the tank for sure. after searching based on Larry's comment, I may just put in the standard pickup. I will do some acro, but nothing extreme.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-24-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,203
Posted By slngsht
Why would the wing need to come off?

Why would the wing need to come off?
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-23-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,203
Posted By slngsht
fuel tank access panel and flop tube

Hi All,
I've finished my left tank and working on the right tank now. Left got the standard pickup, right getting flop tube.
My question is - with the flop tube install, what if I skipped the access...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,326
Posted By slngsht
Thanks Otis, what is the part number/...

Thanks Otis, what is the part number/ manufacturer of that check valve?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,326
Posted By slngsht
Otis, this is valuable work! Thank you. Have...

Otis, this is valuable work! Thank you.

Have you looked at reverse flow possibility in Walboro pumps? I am not familiar with their design. Is reverse flow a possible failure mode? Should an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,895
Posted By slngsht
I'm just curious... if you're gonna wrap...

I'm just curious... if you're gonna wrap something, why not wrap or treat the exhaust? It will keep *everything* around cool, and retains the heat in the exhaust. That's supposed to be good for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 28,365
Posted By slngsht
Guys, how do you get the word out about your...

Guys, how do you get the word out about your events?
Forum: Safety 01-28-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,658
Posted By slngsht
Agreed with all of the above.

Agreed with all of the above.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By slngsht
Thanks. That article does mention nylon and does...

Thanks. That article does mention nylon and does not say anything negative about it.

This link says Nylon is excellent with Gasoline at up to 120F and Ethanol at up to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By slngsht
um, that's a word doc from a Russian website. ...

um, that's a word doc from a Russian website. Safe to open? :D

just to clarify - I don't intend to run pure ethanol. I'm just trying to make sure 10% ethanol is not going to eat those bushings...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By slngsht
good idea :)

good idea :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 963
Posted By slngsht
vent line bushings - ethanol safe?

Does anyone know if the plastic bushings for the vent line inside the tank can handle ethanol in the fuel?
Forum: West (and Southwest) 01-08-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,140
Posted By slngsht
Airport recommendation - Gilbert / Mesa AZ area

A good friend of mine is relocating to Arizona to Gilbert/ Mesa area.

Any recommendations for great GA airports in area? any insight into availability of hangar space, fuel cost, etc... is...
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 188,494
Posted By slngsht
Congrats Chris!

Congrats Chris!
Forum: Reviews 11-01-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,459
Posted By slngsht
Same experience here. Got UPS notification that...

Same experience here. Got UPS notification that my avionics arrived. Gave them a couple hours and called in to make sure they have it.

Tech was like "you mean the one I finished?". I said "no,...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 09-27-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,342
Posted By slngsht
I participated in operation airdrop last week. ...

I participated in operation airdrop last week. Delivered supplies to Jacksonville and Elizabethtown. Great organization.
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 09-17-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,342
Posted By slngsht
Thank you, found them on FB and sent them an...

Thank you, found them on FB and sent them an email.

Cheers.
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 09-16-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,342
Posted By slngsht
Hurricane relief supplies

When Harvey hit south Texas last year, I vaguely remember an organized GA aircraft effort to fly in supplies - I assume to smaller fields.

Anyone remember that? Anything like that going on for...
Forum: RV-14 09-07-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,294
Posted By slngsht
I built two left wings before I noticed.

I built two left wings before I noticed.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-30-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,338
Posted By slngsht
https://pics.me.me/phone-hone-booth-1988-phone-boo...

https://pics.me.me/phone-hone-booth-1988-phone-booth-2018-34498805.png
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-29-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,383
Posted By slngsht
In the prototype I made I have about the same. ...

In the prototype I made I have about the same. 0.10 I think. Mine is carbon steel at this point. Stainless is kinda pricy.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-28-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,383
Posted By slngsht
what is the thinnest wall thickness on these...

what is the thinnest wall thickness on these housings?

Full disclaimer: I play around with my own stuff for my own use, so I'm curious.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-28-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,383
Posted By slngsht
I'm curious about benefits of this design vs...

I'm curious about benefits of this design vs putting a Tee at each injector top and running the fuel line around in a loop.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-28-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,624
Posted By slngsht
Technically vlad is after phase 1

Technically vlad is after phase 1
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-23-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,478
Posted By slngsht
So running open loop at that point?

So running open loop at that point?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-23-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,478
Posted By slngsht
you mentioned a mixture knob. Is the mixture...

you mentioned a mixture knob. Is the mixture knob basically setting a target A/F ratio electronically?
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-21-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 48,633
Posted By slngsht
wow. quite an ordeal. can't even imagine. glad...

wow. quite an ordeal. can't even imagine. glad to hear she is doing so well. amazing.
Forum: Job Board 08-02-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,030
Posted By slngsht
bonus points for application submission method....

bonus points for application submission method. lol.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-27-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By slngsht
they were... I didn't wanna get too aggressive...

they were... I didn't wanna get too aggressive without checking for other ideas. What made it pop was I put nuts back on studs, flush with top of stud to give me a larger area, then a block of wood,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-27-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By slngsht
ideas for separating the sump

I'm trying to separate the sump on my IO-360 and it won't budge. I'm pretty sure I have removed all the nuts and bolts (20 places total). Any suggestions on how to unstick this thing?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-27-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,540
Posted By slngsht
Carl, why did you remove the dual lightspeeds? ...

Carl, why did you remove the dual lightspeeds? curious.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-27-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,540
Posted By slngsht
Failed alternator does not mean immediate...

Failed alternator does not mean immediate ignition fail.

As for motion near the pickup sensor counting as a moving part - that seems like creative accounting. The "moving part" in this case is...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 07-10-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,312
Posted By slngsht
Also the restaurant at KHGR is really really...

Also the restaurant at KHGR is really really really good.
Forum: Propellers 06-20-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,563
Posted By slngsht
not an RV, but my spinner on the warrior had...

not an RV, but my spinner on the warrior had major cracks developed - found at annual.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-15-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,983
Posted By slngsht
My friend and fellow RV owner is the airport...

My friend and fellow RV owner is the airport manager. He gave me my first GA aircraft ride a few years ago in his RV, so I totally blame him for wiping out my savings LOL.

I've been there twice by...
Forum: Flight Testing 06-07-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,807
Posted By slngsht
Have you looked at Levil aviation?

Have you looked at Levil aviation?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,739
Posted By slngsht
Agreed. Here is another article. Looks like...

Agreed.

Here is another article. Looks like pilot was actually able to walk away from the crash, so hopefully in good...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-27-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,768
Posted By slngsht
What a great day! Thank you Jim for putting it...

What a great day! Thank you Jim for putting it together.

And Mike, nice to finally meet the guy who has helped me so much :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-22-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,768
Posted By slngsht
Jim, I'm planning to attend with my son. We were...

Jim, I'm planning to attend with my son. We were there 2 years ago - then ordered an RV kit. Told my wife we plan to go again this year. She's afraid what ideas I'll come back with this time...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-22-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,417
Posted By slngsht
Thanks for sharing :)

Thanks for sharing :)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-18-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,845
Posted By slngsht
I passed through Eglin a couple months ago and...

I passed through Eglin a couple months ago and landed at Destin for lunch. Had flight following. It was a...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-23-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,131
Posted By slngsht
she's adorable.

she's adorable.
Forum: Safety 04-20-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,825
Posted By slngsht
I didn't want to take focus of thread away from...

I didn't want to take focus of thread away from wiring, but was thinking about the smoke issue. The masks posted above seem like pretty good steps in terms of breathing, but what have people done to...
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-16-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,654
Posted By slngsht
why did they not recommend running closed loop at...

why did they not recommend running closed loop at higher loads?

Interesting observation on VE.

Were these measurements at exactly the same RPM? Technically what's the definition of 75% power? ...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-15-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 140,973
Posted By slngsht
Is there a page with images on how the pickup...

Is there a page with images on how the pickup wheel is mounted to the flywheel? Images on early pages in this thread are no longer available.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By slngsht
Get one of the kits... like from Brown. DRDT2...

Get one of the kits... like from Brown. DRDT2 <-- get this in the beginning. Makes life easy.

Then get the following additional (look for deals on these, you won't need right away)

Full set of...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-06-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,512
Posted By slngsht
I appreciate the info guys. In my case, the...

I appreciate the info guys. In my case, the cylinders have already been removed without pressure plate of any kind installed. Crank was turned by hand 3/4 of a turn as I moved through the firing...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-05-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,512
Posted By slngsht
I have a CNC plasma. I could've popped those out...

I have a CNC plasma. I could've popped those out in an hour but instructions I was following didn't say to torque the case back down. Oh well. I'll look into doing the bottom end too and see what...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-05-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,512
Posted By slngsht
Scott I have already taken all 4 off and in the...

Scott I have already taken all 4 off and in the process have turned engine 3/4 turn to get each cylinder to tdc without any plates. What to do from here???
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-05-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,512
Posted By slngsht
I have removed all 4 cylinders per lycoming...

I have removed all 4 cylinders per lycoming instructions without any kind of plates. Is this cause enough for worry? I haven?t turned the engine any more than necessary. Any way to check without...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-05-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,512
Posted By slngsht
and this:...

and this: https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2016/october/12/aircraft-maintenance-tackling-top-overhaul-decisions
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-05-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,512
Posted By slngsht
an example of what I'm talking...

an example of what I'm talking about:
https://mooneyspace.com/topic/5525-center-main-bearing-turn-during-a-top-overhaul/
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