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  Topic: RV8-List Digest: 1 Msgs - 01/25/20
speedy11

Replies: 0
Views: 794

PostForum: RV8-List   Posted: Sun Jan 26, 2020 11:20 am   Subject: RV8-List Digest: 1 Msgs - 01/25/20
Al,
I have the same frustrations. And I use the same techniques.
I drain the tanks and replace the sump valves every three years.
Stan
Daytona Beach




Hi All, Well Im ticke ...
  Topic: A good deal for listers
speedy11

Replies: 0
Views: 414

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:07 am   Subject: A good deal for listers
To the folks who monitor this forum, I am offering a great deal on EarthX battery brackets. I bought two for $49 each and do not need them. They are new condition and have never been installed. I w ...
  Topic: Dual Band Antenna Question
speedy11

Replies: 11
Views: 1368

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:38 am   Subject: Dual Band Antenna Question
Mark,
I am not familiar with that antenna, but I can tell you what I discovered.
I bought the Echo UAT unit to pair with my classic mode C transponder. I contacted Avionix (Echo manufacturer) a ...
  Topic: Rear Seat Canopy Release Handle
speedy11

Replies: 0
Views: 1314

PostForum: RV8-List   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:32 am   Subject: Rear Seat Canopy Release Handle
Al,
What I tell my passengers is, if I am unable to help, to reach forward to open the canopy using the front seat handle. If you sit in the rear seat you should find that the forward handle is re ...
  Topic: Audio panel problem
speedy11

Replies: 0
Views: 346

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:22 am   Subject: Audio panel problem
Fellow builders.
I need a bit of advice/help.
I have a PS Engineering PDA360EX-R, which is the remote audio panel that is controlled through an EFIS.
This is a retrofit after removing an inte ...
  Topic: Limiting Current to a Battery
speedy11

Replies: 31
Views: 5655

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:50 pm   Subject: Limiting Current to a Battery
I'm no expert, but Bob's idea seems to have great merit.
I have noticed, after starting my IO-390 using my two EarthX LiFePo batteries, the amps go to 57 immediately after start. The alternator is ...
  Topic: CFI techniques for glass panel pilots
speedy11

Replies: 1
Views: 456

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:04 pm   Subject: CFI techniques for glass panel pilots
Andy,
Good on ya!!  That is exactly the training our current crop of glass-trained pilots need.I salute you.
On the 737 Max issue, I am a retired 737 pilot (never flew the Max - but then most 73 pi ...
  Topic: GPS Antennae
speedy11

Replies: 2
Views: 521

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:53 pm   Subject: GPS Antennae
Do GPS antennae have an electronic front and rear?
When physically attaching an antenna to an airplane there is a designed direction for strength and best aerodynamic airflow.
But, if I mount a ...
  Topic: Wiring Harness Questions
speedy11

Replies: 0
Views: 564

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:00 pm   Subject: Wiring Harness Questions
Gentlemen (no offense to any women who might monitor this forum),

Aircraft = RV-8
I have removed old EFIS, autopilot, transponder, and radio equipment and I am replacing it with newer stuff. ...
  Topic: RV8-List Digest: 1 Msgs - 10/19/18
speedy11

Replies: 0
Views: 1771

PostForum: RV8-List   Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:32 pm   Subject: RV8-List Digest: 1 Msgs - 10/19/18
Al,
In the front seat, I hinged my arm rests inboard and placed a "drop down" CB tray underneath. One could easily do the same thing in either cockpit and add a storage box under it.
...
  Topic: 100LL Stain
speedy11

Replies: 0
Views: 1688

PostForum: RV8-List   Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:54 am   Subject: 100LL Stain
Al,

I use 100LL to remove 100LL.


Stan Sutterfield
  Topic: Funny Instructions
speedy11

Replies: 0
Views: 637

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:21 pm   Subject: Funny Instructions
I saw an internet ad about crimping BNCs and found the Chinese-English translation funny. Thought you might enjoy it also.
Stan
Do Not Archive


Welcome having a How To Crimp Cables as ...
  Topic: RV8 Issues
speedy11

Replies: 1
Views: 1991

PostForum: RV8-List   Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:32 pm   Subject: RV8 Issues
Al,
I'm planning to switch to the Van's fuel floats. One option I can recommend against is the Princeton Capacitance Probes. I have calibrated them 6 times - emptying the tanks each time and refi ...
  Topic: Transponder and ADSB antennae question
speedy11

Replies: 0
Views: 537

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 2:13 pm   Subject: Transponder and ADSB antennae question
Robert,
For the same reasons as you, I am going through the same aggravations of mounting the ADSB and Txpndr antennae. Mine is a RV-8 and I also used the Archer in the wingtip. I, too, have resi ...
  Topic: Am I creating a Ground Loop?
speedy11

Replies: 3
Views: 952

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:35 pm   Subject: Am I creating a Ground Loop?
Bob and Joe, Thanks for your responses.
Stan Sutterfield
  Topic: Am I creating a Ground Loop?
speedy11

Replies: 3
Views: 952

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:57 am   Subject: Am I creating a Ground Loop?
Fellow Aeroelectric Brothers,


According to Wikipedia: A ground loop is caused by the interconnection of electrical equipment that results in there being multiple paths to ground, so a closed ...
  Topic: New Antennae
speedy11

Replies: 8
Views: 1827

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 10:45 am   Subject: Re: New Antennae
Excellent info.
Thanks to everyone.
Stan Sutterfield
  Topic: New Antennae
speedy11

Replies: 8
Views: 1827

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 1:44 pm   Subject: Re: New Antennae
Perfect. Thanks, Bob.
Stan
  Topic: New Antennae
speedy11

Replies: 8
Views: 1827

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 7:06 am   Subject: New Antennae
I am installing two new antennae - one Comant 122 for comm and one standard ball tipped 3 inch transponder=type for an Echo UAT.
I am retaining two older antennae - one comm and one transponder. T ...
  Topic: 24AWG airframe wire
speedy11

Replies: 2
Views: 772

PostForum: AeroElectric-List   Posted: Sun May 06, 2018 8:35 am   Subject: 24AWG airframe wire
Agree. I had to provide support for the Ray Allen 24AWG wires at the servo to insure there would be no flexing.
Do you know if there are any reported issues due to Allen's use of the tiny wire?
...
 
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