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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-22-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By Larco
I use and comes recommended by Champion. Tip your...

I use and comes recommended by Champion. Tip your plugs upside down in holes punched in cardboard, fill the electrode area and leave overnight. Not expensive and does a good job IMHO

Hoppe's No. 9...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 02-19-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 915
Posted By Larco
Being that TT is a fine instrument with a great...

Being that TT is a fine instrument with a great reputation it is to bad that some will get wrapped up in the presentation. It is probably the test bed airplane and the picture got by the QC Dept. on...
Forum: RV-12 02-17-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Larco
Why not get the preview plans or the thumb drive...

Why not get the preview plans or the thumb drive from vans for the current model and you would have all the info at arms reach?
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-14-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,796
Posted By Larco
YUP, That top block is just screaming to dislodge...

YUP, That top block is just screaming to dislodge under extreme pressure and turn your life into pure H***.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-11-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,436
Posted By Larco
Awesome Ivan! Tomorrows project for me.👍

Awesome Ivan! Tomorrows project for me.👍
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-11-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,436
Posted By Larco
+1 Tom always gives good advise and this is GOOD...

+1 Tom always gives good advise and this is GOOD advise!
Forum: RV-14 02-03-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By Larco
The MK319 BS is a size between the -3 and -4...

The MK319 BS is a size between the -3 and -4 rivets. I have seen them used in -4 holes with good results so If the hole is not oversized beyond that maybe ok. Try it on a sample and see. The 319...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-31-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,774
Posted By Larco
Geez Tom, Just trying to help you open up the...

Geez Tom, Just trying to help you open up the market here for your sale with some valid info. Sorry I stepped on your toes. This is a good example why some of us older multiple builders hesitate to...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-31-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,774
Posted By Larco
[QUOTE=Ryano;1236264]If only it was a...

[QUOTE=Ryano;1236264]If only it was a non-A......

Shouldn't make any difference at this point. I think all you need to purchase would be the tailwheel mount and spring??
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By Larco
I just received some parts from them the other...

I just received some parts from them the other day. Need to call them direct.

Robbins Wings Inc
7087 West 94th Avenue
Broomfield, CO 80021
Phone: (303) 423-7002
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-30-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,125
Posted By Larco
+1 on this. Look at the close up drawing and read...

+1 on this. Look at the close up drawing and read the instruction and you should be fine. The jack screw has to have a place to go when fully retracted.

http://halie.com/scale/40/oaJ.png
Forum: RV-14 01-28-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Posted By Larco
Why are you planning a back up battery for use...

Why are you planning a back up battery for use with Pmags? Just curious.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By Larco
+1 IIRC these CSK Stainless Washers would be a...

+1 IIRC these CSK Stainless Washers would be a better choice in that the dimple is more distinctive and they might lay better into the vinyl covered CS hole?? And they look better than the Tinnermans
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By Larco
I think the only way you will know is to dimple a...

I think the only way you will know is to dimple a hole #6 in a scrap piece of .025 aluminum and apply a piece of vinyl wrap to the dimple and see how the washer lays into the dimple?
Forum: RV-4 01-24-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By Larco
IT is the same clamp used on the RV8. When I...

IT is the same clamp used on the RV8. When I installed the TRU TRAC roll servo on an 8 the clamp at that time was part of the kit. Maybe Try Trac will sell you the part?...
Forum: RV-4 01-24-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By Larco
Or this...

Or this https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/2151/0625/files/RV-4RollInstall_26.pdf?17141992066230149458
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-23-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,955
Posted By Larco
What are your expectations regarding the panel?...

What are your expectations regarding the panel? EFIS?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-19-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By Larco
You might consider either doing or having the...

You might consider either doing or having the engine shop do a wobble test before removing cylinder. If the valve guide needs reaming the shop would be very close to doing that without much more...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,999
Posted By Larco
Spot on Jerry. and also a little grease on the...

Spot on Jerry. and also a little grease on the gasket to help hold it in place on the pump helps too
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-18-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,071
Posted By Larco
Seen the pods on an RV-4 back in the late 80's or...

Seen the pods on an RV-4 back in the late 80's or early 90's at a small fly in somewhere in the Sacramento valley, CA. Then none since, Always wondered how they worked out? We had just started our 6...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-14-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,584
Posted By Larco
Yes, from Harbor freight

Yes, from Harbor freight
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-12-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,584
Posted By Larco
Oh No, Ha, I was thanking Bruce for sending out...

Oh No, Ha, I was thanking Bruce for sending out plans which he had offered to do sometime ago, It was time consuming and fun, did take some extra time to modify for the fairing as well, a lot more...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Larco
I may be wrong but if I understand you correctly...

I may be wrong but if I understand you correctly you are referring to the MASTER CYLINDERS connected at the brake pedals as pistons. If so then it might be causing some confusion?
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-11-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,584
Posted By Larco
Thank you Bruce!! I used your emailed copy of the...

Thank you Bruce!! I used your emailed copy of the plans and love the outcome.
I did modify to accept the fairing as you can see.

http://halie.com/scale/50/oaw.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,762
Posted By Larco
As car tires are tubeless the sensors are inside...

As car tires are tubeless the sensors are inside the tire, where these are on the outside because of tubes being used. It will be interesting to hear how these motorcycle types work out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By Larco
Why not google this and go buy what you need?...

Why not google this and go buy what you need? These places many times have cut offs of 6061 T-6 .063 or .090 that work just fine? There is not always a need to buy a full...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-06-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,305
Posted By Larco
I had the top of the line drill doctor even took...

I had the top of the line drill doctor even took it to the factory for adjustments. Then threw it away. I felt much better after hearing it hit the bottom of the dumpster! Life is better now. :-))
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 771
Posted By Larco
I always value Gary's comments and now have an NL...

I always value Gary's comments and now have an NL as well.
Forum: ADS-B 01-02-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 18,877
Posted By Larco
So if we hard wire it to a 330 instead of relying...

So if we hard wire it to a 330 instead of relying on the wifi we will be rid of the
altitude problem?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-02-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By Larco
Same here, dead on. We love our spinner! :-)

Same here, dead on. We love our spinner! :-)
Forum: COMM 12-27-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By Larco
Before eliminating the audio panel thought, I...

Before eliminating the audio panel thought, I recommend researching the idea that when using a switch to select # 1 or #2 radio the intercom may not work when switching to the other radio.

I had one...
Forum: GPS 12-26-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,147
Posted By Larco
I want to add a thumbs up for Jim as well. I...

I want to add a thumbs up for Jim as well. I learned to fly in 1978 and built a 4 place intercom from his kit and it worked!! His easy to build kits have put many smiles on the faces of us amateurs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2017, 01:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By Larco
Talked to a rep a few years ago and was told that...

Talked to a rep a few years ago and was told that the sealer was good to go when you could touch it and not leave finger print. Might give it a go as it has worked for me on many occasions over the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,325
Posted By Larco
It's hard to hold a good man down :-)

It's hard to hold a good man down :-)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-22-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,853
Posted By Larco
Could very well be some little pieces of carbon...

Could very well be some little pieces of carbon from cleaning the plugs that came loose and lodged to temporarily foul the plug or two. Have seen it happen and have had it happen. Something to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-18-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,189
Posted By Larco
[QUOTE=JennyH;1226464]Just to clear up any...

[QUOTE=JennyH;1226464]Just to clear up any confusion...we manufacture the Advanced Flight Systems line of EFIS screens at our facility in Canby. It's also where we build all the Quick Panels. Yes,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 483
Posted By Larco
Traffic warning

We are thinking of installing a audio jack connected to a 340 audio panel pin 31 & 32 for the purpose of traffic warning coming from an iPad with a foreflight app. It is an unmuted un switched input....
Forum: RV-4 12-14-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Larco
The RV4 has the same style gear as the RV6/7/9....

The RV4 has the same style gear as the RV6/7/9. The RV8 has a different gear. Having installed this kit on an RV7 my thought is that they should fit the RV4 if it is equipped with the later style...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,297
Posted By Larco
Comparing to NAVWORX?? You mean the company that...

Comparing to NAVWORX?? You mean the company that seemed to lie about mostly everything and stole your money too? Are you serious? :-)
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-12-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By Larco
P/S 890 Class B is an aircraft integral fuel tank...

P/S 890 Class B is an aircraft integral fuel tank sealant. It has a service temperature range from - 65F (-54C) to 250F (121C), with intermittent excursions up to 275F (135C). This material is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,808
Posted By Larco
A picture would be worth a lot. I would need to...

A picture would be worth a lot. I would need to see for sure before saying.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,481
Posted By Larco
Stiffener report

My 7 had, regardless what I did a shake right at taxi speed so I finally decided to install stiffeners. I read where tape worked well so I tried it and it did improve the shaking but not to my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,991
Posted By Larco
Stiffener report

My 7 had, regardless what I did a shake right at taxi speed so I finally decided to install stiffeners. I read where tape worked well so I tried it and it did improve the shaking but not to my...
Forum: ADS-B 12-06-2017, 02:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By Larco
Navworx is out of business-shut down-no more

Navworx is out of business-shut down-no more
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Larco
Or call them, 595 Telser Road Lake Zurich, IL...

Or call them,
595 Telser Road
Lake Zurich, IL 60047 USA
TEL: 847-541-1133 FAX: 847-541-0176
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,808
Posted By Larco
If what I think was done? This was done by the...

If what I think was done? This was done by the Harmon Rocket Guys back when they were being built. You might see one or more done this way if looking at HRs at fly ins as I did one early on as well....
Forum: RV-12 11-28-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 26,243
Posted By Larco
Isn't piece of mind worth 300+ dollars to protect...

Isn't piece of mind worth 300+ dollars to protect a huge investment? I had to ask. The RV 12 is such a great machine and it is possible that a hard landing is in your future. Even though it is a lot...
Forum: RV-12 11-26-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,659
Posted By Larco
Could a used 430W and a Dynon Arinc adapter be in...

Could a used 430W and a Dynon Arinc adapter be in the budget?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By Larco
Garmin 530W repair

My 530W refused to allow the input of airport IDs This AM so it looks like it has to be sent into Garmin through a dealer. My question is from your actual experience what should be expected from...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-25-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Larco
having done this a few times, it sometimes has...

having done this a few times, it sometimes has been necessary to crowd the line with the alternator. pushing the oil line some, put the belt on the alt first, then roll the belt onto the flywheel...
Forum: ADS-B 11-24-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 24,097
Posted By Larco
BUT this time I'll bet the vender didn't cash...

BUT this time I'll bet the vender didn't cash your check until the merchandise was shipped. 😀👍
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-23-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,282
Posted By Larco
HOLD ON? I have used the small head oops rivet...

HOLD ON? I have used the small head oops rivet for nut plates as well for years BUT I think the oops rivets Vince is offering is NOT that rivet. It is a standard head 3/32 or 1/8 size head with a...
Forum: RV-14 11-21-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,018
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: 15
Views: 2,051
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: 79
Views: 18,396
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: 1,548
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: 579
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: 1,459
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: 21
Views: 2,222
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: 21
Views: 2,222
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: 80
Views: 11,197
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: 1,595
Posted By Larco
It might depend on what resale value means to you?

It might depend on what resale value means to you?
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