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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,898
Posted By Larco
Duck tape!

Duck tape!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-08-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By Larco
The removable upper tube or the lower control...

The removable upper tube or the lower control piece?
Forum: ADS-B 05-07-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,525
Posted By Larco
A point to consider. Upgrading the 330 to a 330ES...

A point to consider. Upgrading the 330 to a 330ES will give you 1090 out (no restrictions as where you can fly) instead of 978 UAT (with some restrictions as to where you can fly)
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-25-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,280
Posted By Larco
When installing the throttle cable where you have...

When installing the throttle cable where you have instead of the vertical callout for the 6, Several of us 6 builders had to use the 7 cable to get the extra length. Worked very well
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-11-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Larco
How about this at Vans. There should have been...

How about this at Vans. There should have been some in the kit too. https://shop.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/shop.cgi?ident=1555006264-66-63&browse=hardware&product=bushing
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-08-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By Larco
Great write up Chris! Glad you guys enjoyed the...

Great write up Chris! Glad you guys enjoyed the trip. BTW, the paperwork comment brought back some great memories. 😀
Forum: Reviews 04-08-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,712
Posted By Larco
Do the springs cause the rudder pedal pressure to...

Do the springs cause the rudder pedal pressure to increase much when full rudder travel might be needed for cross wind landings?
Forum: Propellers 03-15-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By Larco
Will a Hartzell box work? I'll ask around DVT, if...

Will a Hartzell box work? I'll ask around DVT, if something becomes available we will let you know.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 945
Posted By Larco
Prop Strike-Insc Question

Have a friend working with an Insurance Co. trying to get his RV repaired after a prop strike. It looks like they want him to pay a percent of the prop value, 400 hrs on the RV. Have not personally...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By Larco
This is exactly what I did when installing a new...

This is exactly what I did when installing a new Hartzell Gov and it improved the cable movement immensely. Highly recommend following Hartstoc's advice
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,650
Posted By Larco
IMHO, If one was an insurance agent they could...

IMHO, If one was an insurance agent they could only hope to be as well liked and highly respected as the 4 very nice and informative Ladies are at Gallaghers. I for one appreciate their effort. Thank...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By Larco
These work GREAT! As wire jock...

These work GREAT! As wire jock said
https://www.browntool.com/Listview/tabid/344/CategoryID/34/Level/a/Default.aspx
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-20-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,936
Posted By Larco
It looks to me like the two photos show the...

It looks to me like the two photos show the opposite install. Maybe flip the peice over? Never heard of an RV12 hole miss match but there is always a chance?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-11-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,965
Posted By Larco
Is the 15.2 manual something to see on the...

Is the 15.2 manual something to see on the website soon or is it just something you are working on? And will you be a dealer for the G5?
Thanks
Forum: Propellers 01-01-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,637
Posted By Larco
Possibly the extra washer (spacer) was left out...

Possibly the extra washer (spacer) was left out between the prop and bulkhead or the spinner filler was not flush with bulkhead. Or the prop stop setting allowed to much travel. Have seen a prop with...
Forum: California 12-23-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By Larco
Since you are coming toGlendale for training this...

Since you are coming toGlendale for training this school advertises an RV12 as a trainer. http://www.flying-cacti.com/

I do not personally know them, just an idea
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-20-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,538
Posted By Larco
Or...

Or https://www.steinair.com/product-category/tools/page/3/
Forum: California 12-17-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,374
Posted By Larco
Many of us have flown a variety of these routes....

Many of us have flown a variety of these routes. Used to fly out of LVK now DVT/PHX and would consider this route to ELP if it were...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-13-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,818
Posted By Larco
Maybe putting a nice round edge on the new skin...

Maybe putting a nice round edge on the new skin end so it can more easily slide into the tight space?
Forum: RV-10 12-11-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By Larco
I did have a key but but locksmiths can make a...

I did have a key but but locksmiths can make a key for a lock when missing a key? I did have a time though finding a locksmith with a store front and inventory. Not your usual ACE. (most are mobile...
Forum: RV-10 12-11-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By Larco
I had no problem getting extra keys at a...

I had no problem getting extra keys at a locksmith store here locally and for less than 20 bucks apiece. Might try that as an option?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By Larco
I posted this before. Take it for what is worth...

I posted this before. Take it for what is worth to you. The manufacturer rep said this. When you can touch it with your finger and not leave a finger print you are good to go.
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-16-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By Larco
Did you have washer installed under the bolt...

Did you have washer installed under the bolt head? That would certainly interfere with the travel?
Forum: Propellers 11-06-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By Larco
Agreed but will Vans sell you a second prop at...

Agreed but will Vans sell you a second prop at that price? Assuming that you purchased the original one from them, It's been said that they will only sell one per project? let us know what they say....
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,407
Posted By Larco
Thanks for the info. Larry

Thanks for the info. Larry
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,407
Posted By Larco
How much distance from the ground to the flap on...

How much distance from the ground to the flap on the 14?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,828
Posted By Larco
Couldn't say it better! Of course if you know...

Couldn't say it better! Of course if you know Gary you will always listen to his words of wisdom, I do along with many RVers :-)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-30-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,659
Posted By Larco
For playing with the EFIS once in a while I use a...

For playing with the EFIS once in a while I use a charger that has an AGM mode at 8 amps as back up to the Odyssey battery. Works for me and I never trickle charge the battery as it always seems to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-25-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,957
Posted By Larco
Not saying that you should accept the lifting of...

Not saying that you should accept the lifting of your plane from the HS because it's your plane and your comfort level. But if you seen how many people have done it over the years and many times over...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-24-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,755
Posted By Larco
Why are you always yelling at us?

Why are you always yelling at us?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,023
Posted By Larco
Interested to know more. like who was the DAR and...

Interested to know more. like who was the DAR and where is the plane and are you looking for some help flying off time?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-09-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,062
Posted By Larco
Try this ...

Try this https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=TYCO+%23+723986-1&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-08-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 697
Posted By Larco
The white wires are the power wires connect them...

The white wires are the power wires connect them to the 9 V battery then reverse them on the battery for the oposite direction
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,087
Posted By Larco
Flew several years with the X models, they were...

Flew several years with the X models, they were certainly good but now have 20s and love them.
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-01-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By Larco
If you have the 600 series combo light you will...

If you have the 600 series combo light you will loose the tail light portion of that light? But If you have a tail light in the rudder maybe you are good to go? Something to consider?
Forum: California 09-26-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,777
Posted By Larco
Thanks Gary. Appreciate your input and will...

Thanks Gary. Appreciate your input and will follow your advice. Hope you are doing well.
Forum: California 09-26-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,777
Posted By Larco
Thanks for the replies. Don't want to damage the...

Thanks for the replies. Don't want to damage the small tailwheel on the 7 due to ruts so maybe should not go there.
Forum: California 09-25-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,777
Posted By Larco
Catalina Island info

What is the runway condition at Catalina Please? Might try to go there next month, any negatives? Have heard bad things regarding runway. Thanks
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-09-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By Larco
Will this help? ...

Will this help? http://www.aircraftextras.com/RelayBoard1.htm
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,308
Posted By Larco
And is working very well in many many RVs!

And is working very well in many many RVs!
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-23-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By Larco
Call the local EAA chapter at Arlington. They...

Call the local EAA chapter at Arlington. They must have a billion RVs up there.:-) Anyway they would most likely offer some good guidance
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,251
Posted By Larco
In 1994/95 I was fitting the spinner on our 6 and...

In 1994/95 I was fitting the spinner on our 6 and as I recall the plans did not call for a washer, just the spacer. The timing was perfect as Vans came out with an update to add the washer due to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,251
Posted By Larco
That washer is there for clearance between the...

That washer is there for clearance between the blade and bulkhead when blade is at full travel. DO NOT recommend removing the washer.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By Larco
This will help understand what is needed. As said...

This will help understand what is needed. As said Vans has a fairing but to make it fit you will need to change over to Vince's tailwheel fork. The fairing will not work on Van's full swivel fork due...
Forum: Tools 08-13-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,667
Posted By Larco
+1 on this. I don't understand saving 200 bucks...

+1 on this. I don't understand saving 200 bucks on a compressor that will drive a person deaf and crazy building a 100,000 buck airplane. Recommend a good belt driven compressor. 👍
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,458
Posted By Larco
Many of us have installed the 149NL with...

Many of us have installed the 149NL with Horizontal injection with no problem and I personally like it better than the lightweight. Spins nicely.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,215
Posted By Larco
Recommend having someone of experience look at...

Recommend having someone of experience look at it. It should be easy for an experienced eye to tell if they are just vinyl or clear coated over or painted on. Then you can form a plan of attack.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,251
Posted By Larco
This is mine installed a few years ago. Hope this...

This is mine installed a few years ago. Hope this helps. It too was little short but
works well
http://halie.com/scale/15/otQ.jpg
Forum: Fiberglass 08-10-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,164
Posted By Larco
That is quite a statement regarding West Systems...

That is quite a statement regarding West Systems if you are really not sure. In reading about West systems it is stated to be structural. Can you give a reference to your information for clarity? I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-07-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By Larco
It appears that AFS or Dynon have the best prices...

It appears that AFS or Dynon have the best prices if you need replacement.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-07-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 51,316
Posted By Larco
According to FlightAware he is now at PHOG. Hope...

According to FlightAware he is now at PHOG. Hope his problems are minor and he found a good place for the plane.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 51,316
Posted By Larco
Is it possible to get an update on the progress...

Is it possible to get an update on the progress and we hope his hold up at Hilo is a minor one.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-04-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By Larco
Look at drawing 12A upper left corner for finding...

Look at drawing 12A upper left corner for finding neutral aileron position. Set your level to 0 degrees at that position and from there set your up travel. The up travel on one wing automatically...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,058
Posted By Larco
There is nothing mean about controlling the HBC...

There is nothing mean about controlling the HBC area reserved for HBC folks. Osh can find room for some overflow without filling up HBC with Cessna's. If we just throw our hands in air and start...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,058
Posted By Larco
So what then happens when someone in an EAB wants...

So what then happens when someone in an EAB wants to camp in HBC and are turned away because it is full due to several certified a/c parked in HBC?
It maybe all about money folks, don't let anyone...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By Larco
Is this what you are looking at? If so many have...

Is this what you are looking at? If so many have done this.

http://halie.com/scale/15/ot9.jpg
Forum: COMM 07-31-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,926
Posted By Larco
If you have an Avionics shop handy I would have...

If you have an Avionics shop handy I would have them bench check it and if necessary look inside at the connector. Our local shop took our 530W apart and secured the connector. Charged an hour labor....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-31-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 51,316
Posted By Larco
I thought from looking at the planned route he...

I thought from looking at the planned route he had a fuel stop at Christmas Island CXI? No?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-30-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 51,316
Posted By Larco
He Just landed at Hilo. Yeah

He Just landed at Hilo. Yeah
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,055
Posted By Larco
It works much better if you attach the elevators...

It works much better if you attach the elevators to the HS on the bench so you can easily see the spacers needed. Be sure then to mark them or make a note for final assembly. I have done a few of...
Forum: GPS 07-30-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,578
Posted By Larco
IIRC the GA56 NON waas antenna is quite popular...

IIRC the GA56 NON waas antenna is quite popular and used with the SkyFYX that requires an external antenna. They can be found on Ebay or here VAF classified for not much money, far less than a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By Larco
IIRC you probably have a piece of 1/4 in OD Rigid...

IIRC you probably have a piece of 1/4 in OD Rigid aluminum tubing from the kit which has a 3/16 ID or smaller. Polish the tubing until it fits into the bearing and use an appropriate sized drill bit...
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