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Forum: RV-14 11-21-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Larco
IIRC a 319 BS pull rivet will work?? Are you...

IIRC a 319 BS pull rivet will work?? Are you glassing in the faring? Or just fill the MK-319BS?
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By Larco
I have one of Alans spinners and so far very...

I have one of Alans spinners and so far very happy. Wouldn't be if your shoes. I suggest thinking about rotating the bulkhead 45 degrees and drilling new holes between the existing ones??
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-21-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,279
Posted By Larco
Here is some info. Look at the second article...

Here is some info. Look at the second article down and there is some pages to look at http://ronkilber.tripod.com/stories.htm
Forum: ADS-B 11-18-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By Larco
I would check into this but for the 430W to be...

I would check into this but for the 430W to be used as position will need an update as well. Done at the local avionics shop. It adds the capability to program the 430W serial out wire you...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-15-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Larco
I think with a little patience if advertised...

I think with a little patience if advertised someone that doesn't need the room for the EI stuff would gladly trade you for one with the larger pulley. Not wanting to pull the CS prop will eliminate...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-14-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,037
Posted By Larco
This is simple and has worked very good for many...

This is simple and has worked very good for many hours and still like new.
http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/hapages/primertee2.php?clickkey=169439
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-11-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,223
Posted By Larco
Yup. Another reason to have the carb disassembled...

Yup. Another reason to have the carb disassembled by an expert and looked over.
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-11-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,223
Posted By Larco
If the water was dirty and contaminated it may...

If the water was dirty and contaminated it may have plugged up the idle circuit?? The carb may need to be disassembled and given a good cleaning and a shot of air through the circuits.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,189
Posted By Larco
It might just knock the heck out of the resale...

It might just knock the heck out of the resale value of the earlier models as well??
Forum: RV-12 11-08-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Posted By Larco
It might depend on what resale value means to you?

It might depend on what resale value means to you?
Forum: RV-4 11-06-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By Larco
Just something in todays posts to compare. A much...

Just something in todays posts to compare. A much more realistic price IMHO. http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=154995
Forum: RV-12 11-06-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,696
Posted By Larco
I found this an interesting read regarding this...

I found this an interesting read regarding this subject

https://generalaviationnews.com/2017/04/17/can-you-fly-ifr-in-an-lsa/
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-24-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Larco
Thank you for the info. I appreciate the follow up

Thank you for the info. I appreciate the follow up
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-24-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Larco
Are the actual uncut stock wheel pants different...

Are the actual uncut stock wheel pants different between the 8 or the 8A?
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-24-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By Larco
Hi Bob, Having gotten my IFR rating at KLVK many...

Hi Bob, Having gotten my IFR rating at KLVK many years ago, we used tower enroute clearances a lot. Do they not allow them any more? Of course Bay APP and Stockton got involved but it worked out very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By Larco
Yup, Upgraded to the AFS 5000 series, removed the...

Yup, Upgraded to the AFS 5000 series, removed the Navworx, installed the AFS/Dynon ADSB and very pleased. They Rock!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,307
Posted By Larco
To Add to this, There is one AFS and one Dynon...

To Add to this, There is one AFS and one Dynon locally equipped with the 472 and we are very happy with the performance. They are as I am told working on a hardware update to better improve the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-22-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By Larco
Thank you everyone! Appreciate your time.

Thank you everyone! Appreciate your time.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-21-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By Larco
non electrical systems

Discussion at the airport today amongst some RVrs. What constitutes a non electrical system? Can one have a battery and starter but no generator/alternator and qualify as a non electrical system in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Larco
http://halie.com/o3z.png

http://halie.com/o3z.png
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 10-14-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By Larco
I see on page 50 for the slider part # C-601-1...

I see on page 50 for the slider part # C-601-1
on page 56 for the tip up it shows C-601-1. These are from the thumb drive RV-7 plans. So it appears they are the same.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-09-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By Larco
Not a big deal really, the wires are already...

Not a big deal really, the wires are already there. If you have the power supplies on the wing tip it's probably easier, if you have the main strobe power supply in the fuselage then you can connect...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-08-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,890
Posted By Larco
Also the HS-00001 spar doubler X 1 ...

Also the HS-00001 spar doubler X 1
HS-00005 X 2 ribs
HS-00006 X 2 ribs
will give you the current updated parts for the spar SB. All shown on the newer plans
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-04-2017, 01:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,379
Posted By Larco
I carefully removed the shim thickness from the...

I carefully removed the shim thickness from the nut with the belt sander so everything fit including the cotter pin. IIRC it was .062
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-03-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,055
Posted By Larco
On the dash ones you are less likely to catch...

On the dash ones you are less likely to catch your thighs on the corners walking around the aircraft. The bat wings stick out just enough to catch your thigh and it can hurt. :-))
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-30-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,193
Posted By Larco
IMHO that would be a ton of work, The interior...

IMHO that would be a ton of work, The interior front part of the 8 fuselage is so different than the 8A fuselage. Not even sure it's possible. Why not try trading it for an 8QB fuselage?
If you do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By Larco
I too have been looking into the hearing aid...

I too have been looking into the hearing aid scenario. Everyone I know more than several have to remove their hearing aids when flying or they will get some affects from the quarrel between the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-29-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Larco
call matco, they will know and their prices are...

call matco, they will know and their prices are better than some other sources.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-26-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,349
Posted By Larco
I could be wrong but if your 6 has an analog...

I could be wrong but if your 6 has an analog panel your choices are limited. TT seemed to be the most popular over the years and from experience they just work. The roll servo will most likely be...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-25-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By Larco
If you do eliminate the adapter remember to...

If you do eliminate the adapter remember to remove the prop and punch a hole in the rear crank plug?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-24-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By Larco
Maybe clean everything off real well and put the...

Maybe clean everything off real well and put the cover in place by hand to check for a rock of the cover against the adapter or the length of the studs, maybe to long and the nut bottoming out on the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-16-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By Larco
This is one of probably 115 different opinions of...

This is one of probably 115 different opinions of where to put the jacks. :-)

http://halie.com/oh5.jpg
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-10-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By Larco
There is probably a zillion RVs with conduit run...

There is probably a zillion RVs with conduit run under the baggage floor. some have used the 5/8" drip system tubing from the hardware store. Make it long enough to end in front of the seat pans.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-07-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,604
Posted By Larco
I have used it several times and it worked well...

I have used it several times and it worked well for my needs. I hope it stays available and Thanks for the effort.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Larco
It states on their website that due to being...

It states on their website that due to being overwhelmed, they are not accepting orders at this time
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,309
Posted By Larco
My question is if you have purchased the gear and...

My question is if you have purchased the gear and are using it, what happens if you damage it and need support? Install Vans gear?
Forum: West (and Southwest) 08-30-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Larco
Most of the north side hangers have a 20 AMP...

Most of the north side hangers have a 20 AMP breaker. Some of us plug into the socket with a 15A power strip because it is a real hassle to call the airport every time the 20A CB trips. A 1.6HP...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-29-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By Larco
Not sure on the 10 but on the 4 cylinder we are...

Not sure on the 10 but on the 4 cylinder we are usually able to swap the mixture and throttle arms. moving the straight one to the throttle and the offset one to the mixture??
Forum: RV-12 08-28-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,539
Posted By Larco
If I understand this correctly, If the fork is...

If I understand this correctly, If the fork is not visible for an inspection as a preflight option and is subject to sometime acquiring a crack or breaking at the weld. Why not replace the fork with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,767
Posted By Larco
At the time of ours failing Hartzell supplied us...

At the time of ours failing Hartzell supplied us with one that was laying on a desk. My suggestion is to call Hartzell for a part number so when they direct you to ACS, ACS will be able to find it in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,767
Posted By Larco
Regarding the shroud, Hartzell recommended to us,...

Regarding the shroud, Hartzell recommended to us, using some RTV on the weak places of the shroud when replacing it. That has worked for me and actually looks like a very good idea. I think in...
Forum: RV-12 08-19-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,195
Posted By Larco
Why not remove the existing tube, remove a chunk...

Why not remove the existing tube, remove a chunk of the pipe and replace with clear tubing?
Forum: Tools 08-19-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,552
Posted By Larco
A friend many years ago gave me a foot switch...

A friend many years ago gave me a foot switch similar to this. It will free up your hands and if some thing hangs up you just move your foot from switch. I highly recommend it! The 25 bucks has saved...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-18-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,282
Posted By Larco
I did on several RVs with no regrets and would do...

I did on several RVs with no regrets and would do it again as it's a no brainer and very convenient. I wouldn't use huge connectors as the gap isn't all that big. Water doesn't seem to have been an...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-16-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Larco
From a multi time builder. Post #4 and #5 are...

From a multi time builder. Post #4 and #5 are right on the money.
Forum: RV-4 08-13-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By Larco
From what I think you are asking. The RV...

From what I think you are asking. The RV taildraggers should all be similar in that the Bottom line of the pant should parallel with the ground in the 3 point parked position. On the RV-A models the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,232
Posted By Larco
In my neck of the woods this is popular. I think...

In my neck of the woods this is popular. I think if you shop this item it can had for less money else where, maybe.

https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/SER774005
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,458
Posted By Larco
Since we seem to be getting way off into left...

Since we seem to be getting way off into left field. IMHO
Even leaving Government out of it, Posting about doing a lot of big cash deals opens up another can of worms, like the ones who might show...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-10-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By Larco
You might want to review your engine break in...

You might want to review your engine break in procedure before doing much driving around the airport. It would be a shame to glaze your cylinders??
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-10-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,573
Posted By Larco
Unlike the 6 or 7 or 9 the Rv8 and the RV8A are...

Unlike the 6 or 7 or 9 the Rv8 and the RV8A are totally different from each other forward of the main wing carry through. I do not think it's a viable option. 8 has gear towers and the 8A is similar...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-10-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By Larco
I'v never had to heat the cylinder to remove the...

I'v never had to heat the cylinder to remove the fitting. Just used a GOOD box end wrench or 6 point socket and some grunt. However,

If you do heat the cylinder beware of the O ring that is inside...
Forum: Propellers 08-09-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 976
Posted By Larco
Having done it. I agree! 😀

Having done it. I agree! 😀
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 390
Posted By Larco
RV-7 Red Icon

I want to change the icon on the AFS EFIS from yellow to red. Not a graphics person so want to know if there is a source where the icon can be downloaded from the internet? It should be a 128 X 128...
Forum: RV-12 08-03-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,940
Posted By Larco
Hi Mike, The photos didn't show up. It would be...

Hi Mike, The photos didn't show up. It would be interesting to see what you did.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-31-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By Larco
I have installed several Tru Trac A/Ps and all...

I have installed several Tru Trac A/Ps and all roll servo brackets I received were for the right wing. Much less clutter IMHO. But either wing works just fine. Do what suits you best. The servo...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By Larco
Yup. As referred to in post #3. 3/4" X 3/4"...

Yup. As referred to in post #3. 3/4" X 3/4" 6061-T6 angle
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By Larco
FYI there is Atlantic steel supply in Charlotte...

FYI there is Atlantic steel supply in Charlotte that might have what you need 704-596-0721. If not they could recommend a source. Like Arlie said it might be closer than other suppliers. If they do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By Larco
An 8' bed and a 2' tailgate leaves 5' out the...

An 8' bed and a 2' tailgate leaves 5' out the rear with a red flag attached to it?? Have seen it done and it looks ok. Personally I would rather drive a full size long bed pick up than pull a...
Forum: ADS-B 07-17-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 25,251
Posted By Larco
DavidBunin;Disclaimer: Answers below are based on...

DavidBunin;Disclaimer: Answers below are based on nothing more than my own imagination...



So is this just another promise that was made and BTW I believe money was paid to NavWorx for this...
Forum: ADS-B 07-14-2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 25,251
Posted By Larco
So how many units are out there? ...

So how many units are out there? 1000?=2000?=3000?? $300,000 $600,000-$900,000
Not to shabby for NaxWorx! If it happens
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-12-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Larco
So why not over spread the fork enough to make it...

So why not over spread the fork enough to make it retain a natural set allowing the wheel to fit without a hassle?

The Modification seems to have become very popular. So after spreading the fork a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-11-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Larco
You might consider this. Well done and rolls...

You might consider this. Well done and rolls without any drag. Nice
http://antisplataero.com/products/nose-wheel-bearing-mod
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