Home Brew – Pressure brake bleeder

Hours:  1

Sep. 07, 2020

The differential brakes on the RV-10 are rather important for steering at slow speed.  The castering nose wheel will not do much for you nor will the rudder as it is not effective at low speed.  This is where the...

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Home Brew – Static System Tester

Hours:  1

May. 31, 2020

The biennial IFR check came due for N7ZK.  As I don’t like surprises and per Carl’s direction decided it a good idea to fashion a static tester to ensure there were no leaks in my static system before the meter...

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Panel Update

Hours:  63

Apr. 04, 2020

After flying with the panel configured the way we bought it I wanted a few changes to tailor it to my personal preference and flying style.  I added a Garmin G5 (in exchange for the backup analog airspeed and altimeter...

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Modified EZ-40 Tug for RV-10

Hours:  3

Mar. 15, 2020

After pushing the -10 up the ever so sight hill into the hangar I decided it best to buy a tug.  After surveilling what was available I found a nice used EZ-40 for sale in Sarasota.  Unsure if it would...

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Sweet headlamp replacement – FLITELite

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Feb. 25, 2020

I have owned and tried many headlamps.  The headlamps that use a band around you head give me a headache after a while negating their usefulness for me.  I thought about taping one to the top of my headset headband...

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Oil Change Done Right!

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Aug. 13, 2019

Alright so the oil filter on the back of the IO-540 is a bit of a challenge to get right.  As my maintenance plan includes changing the oil every 25 hours (oil is cheaper than engines) I have finally perfected...

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Tail #41863 Sold

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Aug. 11, 2019

Finally found the time to list tail #41863 and give it a second chance at seeing a runway one day.    

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Wing Jack

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Jul. 06, 2019

Carl showed me his super awesome wing jack for working on the main gear.   Need to build: a Harbor Freight 3 ton jack with the flat bottom, scrap of aluminum plate, a 2×6, galvanized floor flange (1″ diameter I think),...

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