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Forum: RV-6/6A 05-05-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By Larco
If you need one faster I may have some new ones...

If you need one faster I may have some new ones to sell. Which part# do you need?
Forum: ADS-B 04-25-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Larco
Thank you. I will give it a try

Thank you. I will give it a try
Forum: ADS-B 04-25-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Larco
Avidyne setting

Does anyone know the proper setting for the serial out regarding ADSB on the Avidyne IFD540? Replacing the 530W which is ADS-B out +. The options on the IFD are ADSB avi ADSB G or ADSB g2 plus ...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-24-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Larco
From Vans support. Click on photo

From Vans support. Click on photo
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-24-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Larco
Dynon - Documentation - other products - Two...

Dynon - Documentation - other products - Two place Intercom - Harness.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-23-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Larco
Is this what you are looking for?

Is this what you are looking for?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-16-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Larco
Flight Review Prep Guide

Some pilots say this FAA course satisfies the oral portion of a flight review but the title of it suggests to me that it is strictly a prep course for the oral portion. With this cert does the CFI...
Forum: COMM 03-10-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Larco
I think Stein sells a modified unit so to...

I think Stein sells a modified unit so to illuminate to noise?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By Larco
I could be wrong but I believe the 4 and 6 share...

I could be wrong but I believe the 4 and 6 share the same tank ribs and the 7 and 8 share the same ones but are different than the 4 and 6. The attachment to the wing spar is totally different on the...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 03-01-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By Larco
Some of us at DVT get the oil from the GEU pilot...

Some of us at DVT get the oil from the GEU pilot shop in the Term building . Found out a few years ago they were very near the price as the distributors in Phoenix and sometimes cheaper. Call...
Forum: RV-4 02-24-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,215
Posted By Larco
smokeyray, Is this Chuck with the 180 in AK the...

smokeyray, Is this Chuck with the 180 in AK the Chuck from Luke years ago that flew out of DVT phoenix by any chance?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-16-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By Larco
Drawing 16A shows the sender install with the...

Drawing 16A shows the sender install with the flop tube
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-13-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,667
Posted By Larco
Looking at the Photos It appears to be an RV6?

Looking at the Photos It appears to be an RV6?
Forum: COMM 01-05-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By Larco
One available the other day here?...

One available the other day here?

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=190755
Forum: Tools 01-04-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,202
Posted By Larco
I had to change the http to https for the link to...

I had to change the http to https for the link to work?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-30-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Larco
Maybe this?? ...

Maybe this?? https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/lgpages/500x5brake.php?clickkey=3762505

Items 8 and 9
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-26-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Larco
There you go.

There you go.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-26-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,736
Posted By Larco
Why not just call them? They are great to answer...

Why not just call them? They are great to answer questions, usually less expensive and will get it right out to you.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-15-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,963
Posted By Larco
Hi Dave, it looks like Usher has changed their...

Hi Dave, it looks like Usher has changed their program so are still looking at options for replacement. Since I am just helping out it seemed easier to recommended either Direct Van's or PHAviation....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-22-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,850
Posted By Larco
What? A -25 one one side with a -35 on the other...

What? A -25 one one side with a -35 on the other side is working well for several RVs locally and is lasting much longer than 2 -25s. This was recommended on the forum a few years ago with good...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-21-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,850
Posted By Larco
Again? An H9503-35 on one side works better than ...

Again? An H9503-35 on one side works better than -25s on both sides https://truck-hardware.orrorr.com/item/all-categories/gas-springs-with-composite-ends/h-9503-25
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-20-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,850
Posted By Larco
This is a little old but was a good source. Using...

This is a little old but was a good source. Using a -25 stock and a -35 a little stronger works fine for several of us and they seem to last longer. RV 7 Should be the same as the 9
Forum: COMM 11-17-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,188
Posted By Larco
I actually had the same symptoms some years ago,...

I actually had the same symptoms some years ago, carrier but no voice. PM1000 with a Narco. Sent the radio in for repair and was told Radio is good, sent intercom into PSE and they found a bad relay...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-12-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By Larco
I have replaced mine as well and had trouble...

I have replaced mine as well and had trouble finding the correct hose to pipe connectors (hoses), seems to be an odd size. If this is the info you need I found these people knew what the correct...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-12-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,963
Posted By Larco
Thanks Dave. Much appreciated

Thanks Dave. Much appreciated
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-12-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,963
Posted By Larco
Flap Motor part #

Looking into replacing the flap motor RV7. Cannot find the replacement on Vans. I know that it must be there, any help finding it?
Forum: RV-4 11-09-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,420
Posted By Larco
Might look at this post. A couple of options that...

Might look at this post. A couple of options that seem to work very well.https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=188782
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-09-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,013
Posted By Larco
Found this recent thread...

Found this recent thread interesting.https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=187731
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,279
Posted By Larco
Looks like an Andair, see photo below, but Newton...

Looks like an Andair, see photo below, but Newton makes one that looks identical but measures maybe1/16 difference in depth. They will fit into each others retainer but one will sit proud or to deep....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-08-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,071
Posted By Larco
IMHO I would recommend the SELLER have the...

IMHO I would recommend the SELLER have the necessary work preformed at a well respected shop. Eliminates anxiety and a win win for both buyer and seller. The seller will pay for this one way another...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-03-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By Larco
I use a button pin at the 6:00 position and love...

I use a button pin at the 6:00 position and love it. I cannot believe that a pull in any direction could break the stick. The button pins do nothing more than hold the stick in the receiver? Stole...
Forum: Propellers 11-01-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By Larco
Standard practice from what I've seen over the...

Standard practice from what I've seen over the years. Re-drill the holes in the front spinner bulkhead and move the nut plates.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-31-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Larco
You can actually use a file or disc sander to...

You can actually use a file or disc sander to remove a little off of the back and the bottom to re-square the corner. And recommend replacing the pin with drill rod or something similar product. The...
Forum: RV-10 10-30-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Larco
This is the tool made for the job. ...

This is the tool made for the job. https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/inpages/installtool.php?clickkey=3008270
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-27-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,241
Posted By Larco
And a copy and paste will get you this from...

And a copy and paste will get you this from ACS.https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/lycominggaskets_07-03129.php
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Larco
The style I referred to are not the ones that has...

The style I referred to are not the ones that has the spring which locks the adjustment, they of course are just fine. About ten years ago they changed to a new design and back again because of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Larco
Having installed several sets of the sky bolt...

Having installed several sets of the sky bolt fasteners before this style and after this style. IIRC correctly one set around the ten year period ago we installed a set that looks like yours in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-11-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By Larco
My memory may have gone way south here but this...

My memory may have gone way south here but this is what I remember. starting out years ago when they first come out with the 3400/3500, it had a coin type battery. Upgraded to the 4500 and it had the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-02-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,355
Posted By Larco
Hello Garmin

My question is, in an RV seven with a tip up canopy how important is it to have a cooling fan for a 530 W? I do have a cooling fan now, It is getting close to needing a replacement because of Noise...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-01-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,175
Posted By Larco
#2 and #3 and it all falls together to as what...

#2 and #3 and it all falls together to as what Vans used to sell some years ago as the 60A Alt pkg. A note to look at is important because the regulators were different in some and this SB should...
Forum: RV-10 09-30-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By Larco
Might not want to remove the Prop? If lengthening...

Might not want to remove the Prop? If lengthening the slot works, it is a 10 min. job at most and not an uncommon thing to do. Normally it is such a minute amount it's hard to see the difference....
Forum: RV-10 09-30-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By Larco
Have several times used a round file (rattail) or...

Have several times used a round file (rattail) or a Dremel to extend the slot in the arm. Not much needed, less than you might think 1/16" or so, maybe less. The belts shouldn't stretch beyond a tiny...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-06-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,374
Posted By Larco
Many examples pigtails for access through oil...

Many examples pigtails for access through oil door.

https://smile.amazon.com/s?k=battery+charger+wire+extension&crid=1LCVE4XW11TT2&sprefix=battery+charger+wir%2Caps%2C199&ref=nb_sb_ss_ts-oa-p_9_19
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,848
Posted By Larco
"Tailwheel 14s are not that common" You might...

"Tailwheel 14s are not that common"

You might be surprised. :-)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,652
Posted By Larco
With all due respect after building several RVs...

With all due respect after building several RVs have never gotten a crisp dimple with a pop rivet dimpler. And dimpling a painted surface is ugly so a universal rivet is a consideration even if it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,652
Posted By Larco
Attached are the 2 pics. One of the 6 with the J...

Attached are the 2 pics. One of the 6 with the J stringer going all the way to the rear bulkhead and the 7 where it stops at the more forward bulkhead
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,652
Posted By Larco
IIRC The RV-6 had the J bar stiffener go all the...

IIRC The RV-6 had the J bar stiffener go all the way to the rear bulkhead where the 7/8/9 stopped at the more forward bulkhead. Istalling this stiffener is of course a good idea but I am considering...
Forum: Reviews 08-25-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,910
Posted By Larco
I believe that most of us think it is just fine...

I believe that most of us think it is just fine to compliment a vendor deserving of a compliment without being called out. Regarding the flat rate repair comment, I think most might agree that it is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,034
Posted By Larco
I used to leave the flaps up at times when parked...

I used to leave the flaps up at times when parked outside, it looked better and people didn't then ask Why are the flaps down, used to hear that a lot years ago. Then one day I went the plane and...
Forum: Painting your RV 08-04-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,635
Posted By Larco
Our experience is: Our first RV was painted using...

Our experience is:
Our first RV was painted using Dupont Chroma one auto paint. Was still looking great when sold 13 years later

2nd RV same paint colors (close) using Dupont Aviation paint now 13...
Forum: Reviews 08-02-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,169
Posted By Larco
Microkit Solutions/ Engine Bridge

Looking for any reviews on this P-Mag monitoring system. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,275
Posted By Larco
Superhawk tires

Looking to see if anyone has had any experience with Super Hawk tires? Have been told they compete with Flight Custom 3s. Both are belted tires. Seen a set today and am curious. Thanks
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-27-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,628
Posted By Larco
I'm in too. Let us know when to you the money.

I'm in too. Let us know when to you the money.
Forum: RV-14 07-25-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,603
Posted By Larco
I actually called and talked to a support person...

I actually called and talked to a support person at the manufacture of the stuff we call pro seal (what Vans sells) and was told this. When you can touch it and doesn't leave a fingerprint it is good...
Forum: Painting your RV 07-03-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,425
Posted By Larco
If you never have to remove the tank it makes no...

If you never have to remove the tank it makes no difference BUT if you have to and the screws are painted over it will eat your shorts and a great paint job is now history.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-24-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,119
Posted By Larco
A little encouragement. Just turned 79 and Global...

A little encouragement. Just turned 79 and Global didn't hesitate to renew coverage this year on our 7 meeting your coverage requirements. After talking with Gallagher I'm not concerned about...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-14-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,943
Posted By Larco
Off of the Odyssey web page 170CCA ...

Off of the Odyssey web page 170CCA https://www.odysseybattery.com/Specs/ExtremeSeries
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-26-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 709
Posted By Larco
Recommend on the 6 remove the tank. The main fuel...

Recommend on the 6 remove the tank. The main fuel line should not be an issue, just push it inward a little bit.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-14-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 892
Posted By Larco
An experiment that is interesting. Raise the tail...

An experiment that is interesting. Raise the tail to level with the prop blade down and look at the clearance between the prop and the ground. I have run 74 and 72 without concern and didn't see a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-12-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,030
Posted By Larco
P mag--Had a loose wire in the three wire...

P mag--Had a loose wire in the three wire connector from the coil to mag body was very hard to isolate finally got worse over time. Was inconsistent and uncomfortable for sure. Check those wires at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,221
Posted By Larco
Recommend taking a small punch and driving the...

Recommend taking a small punch and driving the mandrels out before drilling. Not necessary but works well for me
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-30-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,891
Posted By Larco
No extra washers? There is a call for an...

No extra washers? There is a call for an additional standard washer when using the Hartzell prop unless something has changed is in the plans? The extra washer gives proper distance between the prop...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-28-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By Larco
This is probably what you want to see. No...

This is probably what you want to see. No grounding of wires! BTW, On this type of Alternator once the alt is activated it will charge until the Alt stops turning. There was along discussion...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Larco
Found an older post by Stein. ...

Found an older post by Stein. http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=953697&postcount=7 and this.

Originally Posted by Captain Avgas View Post
Are you saying that in the end you...
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