Re: KR> Melting lead

2017-01-28 Thread Mike T via KRnet
I have melted lead many times on the stove and I think all my brain cells remain intact. You're melting it, not boiling it, so the amount getting into the air is insignificant. Obviously don't ever use the pot again for food. A tin can sounds like a good idea. Mike Taglieri On Jan 28, 2017

KR> How do you test a transponder?

2014-06-04 Thread Mike T via KRnet
I'm planning on getting a Dynon D6 EFIS, which is currently $1600. This replaces all the primary instruments and several others as well, and its altimeter is encoding. I'm waiting on that because the price will only go down (unless Dynon introduces a new model -- then it will REALLY go down).

KR> How do you test a transponder?

2014-06-03 Thread Mike T via KRnet
to fly without an electrical system or have a mode C transponder. Mode S is the newest toy, but I hope the FAA isn't going to require it in all planes. Mike Taglieri On Jun 3, 2014 1:25 AM, "Mike T via KRnet" wrote: > I'll need a Mode C transponder in my plane, and one I wanted is fo

KR> How do you test a transponder?

2014-06-03 Thread Mike T via KRnet
I'll need a Mode C transponder in my plane, and one I wanted is for sale used at a decent price from Aircraft Spruce. If I wind up getting it, I could hook it up to a battery and see that the lights go on, etc., but how would you actually test a transponder (or any used instrument, really),

KR> Carbeuretors

2014-05-21 Thread Mike T via KRnet
Is the Zenith carb that Great Plains sells NOT suitable for VWs? Mike Taglieri On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 12:46 PM, via KRnet wrote: > Thought I would change the subject to be the subject. > > I have no use for any of the "leaky" carbeuretors. The best carbeuretor > that I have ever found for