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Larry Larson

Larry Larson
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

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

We ended Part 2 by fine-tuning the edge of the top cowl where it meets the firewall. You want the cowl to butt right...

Fitting an RV-7A Cowl

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

Fitting an RV-7A Cowl

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

How to finish control surface tips.

It’s a Wrap!

How to finish your instrument panel with vinyl.

Easy Slider: Part 3

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

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

Easy Slider: Part 1

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

Sikaflex Canopy Bond

Tips for making The Big Cut and bonding a canopy.

In Case You Missed it

Nothing New

Apparently having done something evil in a former life, I’ve been consigned to toil...

Product Review: Dynons Handheld DX15

Dynons DX15 handheld transceiver marks the company's introduction to a crowded product category. By Paul Bertorelli

Wind Tunnel

Advice—the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Practical Electrical

Battery facts and fables—Lithium considerations. By Robert L. Nuckolls, III.