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Larry Larson

Larry Larson
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Larry is a humble Van’s RV-7A builder and a PPSEL pilot for 14 years. His goal is finishing his pride and joy, Lucy, and helping others with their projects.

Homemade Open-End Wrench

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Anyone who knows me is familiar with my love of homemade tools. It comes from my dad. He was a blacksmith in my youth,...

Fitting an RV-7A Cowl

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Part 3: Installing Skybolt fasteners and finishing the installation.

Fitting an RV-7A Cowl

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Part 2: Trimming and installing the top and bottom cowl halves.

Fitting an RV-7A Cowl

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Time to start the Cowl? It’s one of the biggest milestones and ranks right up there with the canopy. Don’t fret. There are tips...

Tip Tips

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How to finish control surface tips.

It’s a Wrap!

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How to finish your instrument panel with vinyl.

Easy Slider: Part 3

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In Part 2 we applied the last coat of primer and fixed any flaws. After wet sanding with 800-grit and one last cleaning, we’re...

Easy Slider: Part 2

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Preparing a fiberglass canopy skirt and windshield fairing for prime time.

Easy Slider: Part 1

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Building a one-piece fiberglass canopy skirt and windshield fairing isn’t as tough as it seems.

Sikaflex Canopy Bond

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Tips for making The Big Cut and bonding a canopy.

In Case You Missed it

Editor’s Log

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Mary Bernard explores the background of Jeff Ackland and his new Radial Rocket RG, this issues cover story.

Shenanigans

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”Experimental Two Sierra X-Ray,  Oshkosh Tower, you are clear for touch-and-goes on any runway....

Spirit of St. Louis

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John Normans definitive reproduction is virtually identical to the original.

Shopping for a Second-Hand Project

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Bargains are out there, but do your homework before writing a big check.