bnt83's Recent Activity

  1. bnt83 replied to the thread Engine Loss: Which Airport do you go for?.

    Someday you would think that satellite surveyed emergency landing sites could be compiled into a database and onboard avionics could...

    Aug 18, 2017 at 10:22 AM
  2. bnt83 replied to the thread BatteryMinder to run avoinics on ground?.

    All the Cessnas I know of actually disable the avionics bus when external power is connected to that, at least they were wired from the...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 8:18 AM
  3. bnt83 replied to the thread BatteryMinder to run avoinics on ground?.

    I would never suggest using a battery charger as a power supply, even with a "filter battery" attached to the circuit. Either get a...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 8:03 AM
  4. bnt83 liked kgruber's post in the thread BatteryMinder to run avoinics on ground?.

    I'd not want to subject the radios to the "pulse" mode of my Batteryminder.

    Aug 17, 2017 at 8:00 AM
  5. bnt83 replied to the thread GMA 350 + GTN voice, 350 vs. 345.

    http://static.garmin.com/pumac/190-01004-04_K.pdf near the back. I'd bet its gonna work better with some headsets better than others....

    Aug 16, 2017 at 2:55 PM
  6. bnt83 replied to the thread Garmin GFC 500 with dual G5 under 9k.

    I think the G5s are backordered for about 3 months already. The autopilot is gonna make that worse lol.

    Aug 16, 2017 at 11:58 AM
  7. bnt83 replied to the thread Garmin GFC 500 with dual G5 under 9k.

    Install only means they do not sell outright or over the counter.

    Aug 16, 2017 at 11:57 AM
  8. bnt83 replied to the thread Garmin GFC 500 with dual G5 under 9k.

    The ad is conflicting tho as it says G5 sold separately way at the bottom

    Aug 16, 2017 at 11:51 AM
  9. bnt83 replied to the thread Garmin GFC 500 with dual G5 under 9k.

    I'd get the electric trim option too, even tho it can be added later.

    Aug 16, 2017 at 11:49 AM
  10. bnt83 replied to the thread 337 Required for VFR GPS installation?.

    You're going to get a lot of opinions but in this case I'd let you decide.

    Aug 15, 2017 at 10:54 AM
  11. bnt83 replied to the thread Interesting Proposition.

    The 336 has a cooling fan mounted fwd of the spinner on the rear engine and no cowl flaps.. I saw a nicer looking one for sale a while...

    Aug 15, 2017 at 10:53 AM
  12. bnt83 replied to the thread Interesting Proposition.

    An old boss in Wagner SD has one so it must not be too bad. Or he is just making a killing spraying with his 188B. I think they are...

    Aug 15, 2017 at 10:51 AM
  13. bnt83 replied to the thread get rid of Tanis and get a Reiff?.

    CHT spark plug gasket probe is an option tho it has to be one of the worst. I would never buy them or recommend them. I would put reiff...

    Aug 14, 2017 at 5:45 PM
  14. bnt83 replied to the thread Turn off the radios.

    IMHO avionics master switch and using it is extremely cheap insurance. One radio repair would pay for it. Even if you have older stuff...

    Aug 11, 2017
  15. bnt83 replied to the thread Turn off the radios.

    I do have breakers that can actually be pulled/tripped manually on the whole avionics bus so they can be handy. The avionics blower is...

    Aug 11, 2017