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  1. wsimpso1 replied to the thread Using Deutsch or Delco Connectors - Do they need Strain Relief?.

    I got word back from the distributors that both are adequately strain relieved with their seals. That you experienced folks agree is...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 6:28 PM
  2. wsimpso1 liked Hot Wings's post in the thread Using Deutsch or Delco Connectors - Do they need Strain Relief?.

    When I was wiring fire trucks we didn't use strain reliefs on these types of connectors and had no warranty problems. Most of our...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 6:28 PM
  3. wsimpso1 liked rv6ejguy's post in the thread Using Deutsch or Delco Connectors - Do they need Strain Relief?.

    We've been using the Weatherpack connectors for 25 years in thousands of EFI systems. The properly fitting silicone grommet provides...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 6:26 PM
  4. wsimpso1 liked pictsidhe's post in the thread Using Deutsch or Delco Connectors - Do they need Strain Relief?.

    If you are talking about the car type connectors, I have rarely seen them with strain relief. The cables leaving them will (should) be...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 6:26 PM
  5. wsimpso1 replied to the thread Moment of Inertia Formula.

    Not Bill Peyton, sorry. Just the roll of the dice that I got the experience I did. Who is Bill Peyton? Billski

    Jun 17, 2019 at 5:24 PM
  6. wsimpso1 replied to the thread Moment of Inertia Formula.

    The two wire pendulum shown in the EAA video works too. Process is similar to a single wire, probably less critical to set up....

    Jun 17, 2019 at 5:17 PM
  7. wsimpso1 posted a new thread.

    Using Deutsch or Delco Connectors - Do they need Strain Relief?

    I am working on my wiring, and I am an infant on this topic. I have resolved to use sealed connectors inside the stub wings to hook...

    Forum: Instruments / Avionics / Electrical System

    Jun 17, 2019 at 3:50 PM
  8. wsimpso1 replied to the thread Wing weight.

    I watched your video, saw that you had buckled a truss element, and the video ended with you talking about the math for Euler's method....

    Jun 17, 2019 at 3:10 PM
  9. wsimpso1 liked BJC's post in the thread Wing weight.

    Some do. Really? Which ones are unreliable? BJC

    Jun 17, 2019 at 2:29 PM
  10. wsimpso1 liked proppastie's post in the thread Wing design for lightest possible wing.

    Phil Lardner in Ireland has done that with his "all Carbon Fiber Carbon Dragon"......He did a "black wood" design.....changed the wood...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 1:23 PM
  11. wsimpso1 replied to the thread Wing design for lightest possible wing.

    The lightest possible wing? A search of the design space is how this sort of thing is usually done, but we can shortcut the process...

    Jun 17, 2019 at 4:12 AM
  12. wsimpso1 liked Chuck Slusarczyk's post in the thread CGS, Hawk Aviation is closed & put up for sale..

    Good Morning All. El Pollo Loco here. Testing my account to see if I can post now. I'm alive and well. Chuck Yeah it worked.

    Jun 16, 2019 at 7:17 PM
  13. wsimpso1 liked rv6ejguy's post in the thread Moment of Inertia Formula.

    I believe they're one in the same. I used the bifilar method to measure the MMOI on all my engine, flywheel and redrive parts when I did...

    ejflywheel4.jpg 8346.jpg ejflywheel5.jpg Jun 16, 2019 at 3:40 PM
  14. wsimpso1 replied to the thread Flight Helmets?.

    The brain is pretty delicate and complicated, while the rest of our bodies are considerably sturdier to bashing them with stuff. I say...

    Jun 16, 2019 at 3:33 PM
  15. wsimpso1 replied to the thread Moment of Inertia Formula.

    Forum etiquette lesson - Since the folks you chat with invariably have different life histories than you, they also are unlikely to know...

    Jun 16, 2019 at 12:23 PM
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