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Forum: RV-14 09-03-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By larrys
I ordered both

I found that ordering both was good because I would switch back and forth. I would build easy tasks when you did not want to study hard to build. And we built a lot further in the build before we...
Forum: Reviews 08-19-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By larrys
Manual / Catalog

I have been looking for a while for a "book" that would visually show me what type nut or washer or bolt I am dealing with for only a number.
This last Oshkosh, 2018, I looked all over and ask many...
Forum: RV-14 08-19-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By larrys
I'm grateful !

Thanks for the help. It all makes sense to me now. VAF is amazing.
Larry.
Forum: RV-14 08-18-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By larrys
fitting landing gear leg

When fitting the landing gear leg it is just a bit short, lower then the hole on the top bracket it bolts to. I am trying to work it up to that height but it is about 1/2 the bolt diameter short on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,200
Posted By larrys
a fresh look?

I am a bit new to depths of the FAA but I think it is sad that with the quality of the Van's Product that his comment of;

It seems that aviation in general would really benefit if the "little guys"...
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By larrys
fuel monitoring

Thanks! I will get it done
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By larrys
fuel,

I am really grateful for the replies!
It makes sense to me now.
Larry
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By larrys
RV-14 fuel redundancy question

Building the RV-14, the fuel pump is over the outgoing exhaust tunnel. Does it get hot? And also we are planning for backup electrical power but what about a backup source of fuel pressure? Does...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 74,095
Posted By larrys
Next RV

What would the repeat offenders line up for?

1. Something that would cruise faster then the Rocket! Much faster!
2. 6 place with a side door like a Cherokee 6
3. A plane that will land on water and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,858
Posted By larrys
Colorado

I am not inviting everyone, but. Colorado Springs has a good number of sunny days. Living right next to a 14,000 ft mountain we can have 4 seasons all in the same day! It is a great place! Plus...
Forum: RV-14 08-04-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,193
Posted By larrys
Thanks for the update from Oshkosh

I also asked at Oshkosh and Sterling said I was the second person asking but he had no clue there was an issue. Really glad to hear it is being addressed.
Thanks again, Larry
Forum: RV-14 07-31-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,746
Posted By larrys
14

Awesome!
I am building faster now!!
Forum: RV-14 07-31-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,692
Posted By larrys
RV-14..

Absolutely Beautiful!!!
I really hope mine comes out as amazing!

But I need the training wheel in the front.
Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,678
Posted By larrys
Very nice!!

In the process and looking forward to having one as nice as yours, congrats,
Larry
Forum: RV-14 07-07-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,193
Posted By larrys
Cracks

I'm building a RV-14 and very grateful for the forum and for Vans and how they back there product.
I think those that are impatient need to relax. Yes, it is huge investment of time and money. But...
Forum: RV-14 06-30-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By larrys
A couple questions on the fuselage build

On page 34-2 it calls out a template W-00026 to get the angle for the flap rod. It was not on the ship list. Is it something I need to order or make?

On the rods for the flaps, they do not fit...
Forum: RV-14 06-29-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,756
Posted By larrys
All week working the booth

I will be working the booth in hangar D, Rapidset Buildings for hangars, next to Schweiss door. Also my wife is coming Wednesday for the first time at an airshow. And not really in favor of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,976
Posted By larrys
I'm years out

Really exciting to see! Keeps the dream alive.
I think Steve's comment "respect" was well stated.
Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,096
Posted By larrys
screensaver?

Maybe someone can make a screensaver, when you log in you can track the progress of where Vlad is today. Privacy would be an issue but it would be fun to live it vicariously (include pictures).
Hope...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By larrys
I went to Troy high school, no wonder you call...

I went to Troy high school, no wonder you call yourself stressed out! Pack up and move to Colorado, it might help. But you need to hurry from all the other Cal movers. Again, thanks for your help....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By larrys
Thanks Art! I drove to where the plane was and...

Thanks Art!
I drove to where the plane was and took a measurement. It is .025 where I need to add the access panel.
I am grateful for your help.
Thanks, Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By larrys
Skin thickness on side of tailcone RV-14?

I need to order an access plate and need to know the skin thickness on the side of the tailcone for the RV-14?
Would someone be next to their build and be able to let me know?
Thanks, Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By larrys
Wordpress question

Would you know the names of the widgets you are using with Wordpress? And does it automatically tally time per page/entry? Thanks, Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By larrys
Web based builders logs?

Does anyone have a good experience with a web based builders Log? The issue is my partner uses a Mac which won't work with the Van's recommended KitLogPro.
I tried ExperiCraft but it seems to be...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-02-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 38,360
Posted By larrys
Go!! God's speed,

I am excited to follow the progress.
Larry
Forum: RV-14 05-07-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 81,599
Posted By larrys
RV-14 140186

Building with my neighbor. What a joy! Dreamed about it, planned and finally it is happening! Thanks Vans!!
QB fuselage
bought a very good tail competed in AZ
QB Wings on order
Still a very long...
Forum: RV-4 04-16-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 244,248
Posted By larrys
Wow, very nice

Amazing workmanship. Hope I can do half as good!
Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,328
Posted By larrys
a couple more thoughts on hangars

At https://www.rapidsetbuildings.com/download.php?code=spring_2012 is a good article on the designing hangars. Part of what it talks about is noting the tail height then you back the plane in on a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,328
Posted By larrys
Design a hangar online (free)

Unless you live in a very remote location, a large part of the issue of building a hangar is the building department.
We have built a system where you can design a building online, get a price online...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,379
Posted By larrys
Someone should tell Steve Melton of the need

Someone should tell Steve Melton of the need. I assume he would have them on his daughters site right away!
Larry
Forum: RV-14 03-10-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By larrys
panel layout

A couple thoughts for you, download https://viewer.autodesk.com/ it is a free dxf viewer from Autocad

Another idea is if you have the time to learn a lot, join EAA or if you are a member you can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By larrys
RV-14 !!!

I dreamed, prob'ed around in the background at VAF for years. I have been to many airshows over the years (for my job) and decided the only way to go is the RV-14. At Oshkosh, Vans will take you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,165
Posted By larrys
Alaska Airmen Show

Too bad you are not going a little earlier in the year. We go to the Alaska Airmen show and have a booth in the show. Alaska is like a big small town. And it is not hard to find good food. But so...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By larrys
Thanks you! That is exactly what I needed to...

Thanks you! That is exactly what I needed to know. I was thinking of building the ailerons and/or flaps while waiting but now I know that is not needed.
Thanks, again! Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By larrys
What is quick built on RV14 wings?

Hopefully someone will know?
The wait time seems to be getting longer on the RV-14 QB parts. For the wings are the ailerons and flaps built? I assume the fuel takes are mostly complete and I saw a...
Forum: RV-14 12-24-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By larrys
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!
Hope to see your part of the world in a year or so.
Larry,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,295
Posted By larrys
So Exciting!!

I am excited for you, now the payback for all those hours.
I hope and pray the same is in my future!
Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,656
Posted By larrys
I could not agree more!! Amen.

I could not agree more!! Amen.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By larrys
I did talk with my agent and that is why I only...

I did talk with my agent and that is why I only chose the "lose of use" liability insurance. But I think I will see if I can post the bill and what the web site shows. You can not pay on the web...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By larrys
Rental Cars

Hopefully you all, who I have never met, can help.
I travel about once a month or so (hence a plane would be handy) and always going to different places usually related to selling hangars or other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 16,161
Posted By larrys
Speed

I asked Van once "what about a turbine". I just got the stare. I assume I was the 20,000th person asking the same question that day. He just went back to writing on his yellow legal pad with what...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-28-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,999
Posted By larrys
Bose

I had an old LightSpeed and the plastic parts of the headset kept breaking. (old is the keyword - but still) Sent it into Lightspeed to fix, broke again and I threw in the trash.
Now I use Dave...
Forum: RV-14 11-23-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,527
Posted By larrys
I'll be dreaming... Now I need to wait till SnF...

I'll be dreaming... Now I need to wait till SnF to purchase the 14 fuselage just in case... One mention and look what happens.
Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,326
Posted By larrys
Hangar height

Usually each airport has a board that makes the rules. But one rule I do know of or have at least heard of though the years of designing hangars is the FAA has a rule that the a buildings height can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,326
Posted By larrys
Hangars designed, priced and print plans online

The thread was started with a wood hangar. But if you want to compare you can design a pre-engineered steel hangar live online, get a real price, delivered to the zip code, with engineered stamped...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By larrys
With Sliders pins won't help. Best to pack up...

With Sliders pins won't help. Best to pack up and go. I wish I was nearby I would come to help. Be safe, Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By larrys
We design and sell hangars and it comes down to the door.

We design and sell hangars and it usually comes down to the door. Rapidset Buildings. Look to see if your door has a wind pin. It will be about a 1" pin going into the concrete from the bottom of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,046
Posted By larrys
Thank you all!

On the needles, it was a very bad experience when i was about 10 at the dentist. Working construction, bleeding all over, smashing my finger, cutting things etc dose not bother me, it medical...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,046
Posted By larrys
What do you mean on the last line? I do not...

What do you mean on the last line? I do not understand. Thanks, Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,046
Posted By larrys
Life Insurance?

Sorry if this a repeat question, I could not find a conversation in search.

I need to get life insurance in order to fly and start building a 14 (negotiation with my wife)
A minimum amount will do -...
Forum: RV-14 08-03-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,720
Posted By larrys
Thanks for your feedback!

Thanks for the knowledgeable feedback. It seems like it is something that is needed but it sounds like you have a similar case with the understanding of what it takes. I will take your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By larrys
All you would build into an RV-14?

We are planning an RV-14 build and I would like some advice from all you experienced builders for what you ad to an RV-14.

Like IFR / the ideal panel
Backup ? ?
Sunshade
A/C
Type of seats
Insulation...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,432
Posted By larrys
Hangar Plans for your design free!

Are you looking for a standard box hangar sometime in the future? Come see Rapidset Buildings in Hangar "D" across from Schweiss doors. And if you explain what you need, provide some contact...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-09-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 100,693
Posted By larrys
Thanks for sharing!

I do not know you but I am living the dream reading each new entry.
Thank you for the time and effort it takes to document such an amazing trip.
Thank you! Larry
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-09-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,184
Posted By larrys
Still Dreaming!

Still dreaming but can't wait for the early morning ride. And add on the fun of building your own plane. Thanks for sharing it!
Larry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By larrys
That would be great, assuming Tanya is your plane?

That would be great, assuming Tanya is your plane?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By larrys
A while back I got a demo ride in a 12. And the...

A while back I got a demo ride in a 12. And the question was if I was a pilot. So I assumed that because he is not a pilot with zero hours it would not be of benefit to Van's.
That is why I thought...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By larrys
A ride to or at Oshkosh?

I am bringing my son in law to Oshkosh to help work in the booth, Rapidset Metal Buildings selling pre-engineered hangars. We are just down for Schweiss Hangar doors in Hangar "D".
But the reason...
Forum: RV-14 07-01-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,720
Posted By larrys
Adjustable seat rail for an RV14?

For an RV14 has anyone seen or heard of someone making an adjustable seat rail. So the left seat can be easily adjustable for both very tall or very short pilots?
Thanks, Larry
Forum: RV-14 06-09-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,252
Posted By larrys
rv14

Did you ever sell you RV-14?
Thanks, Larry
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