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Old 01-03-2007, 03:43 PM
Marc Zeitlin Marc Zeitlin is offline
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You hope right Marc Just inside the fuselage and NOT the rod end inserts.
Well, that's good, but I'll ask again, which inserts? Some of them carry a fair amount of stress - replacing steel with plastic may be a problem, depending upon which.......
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Old 01-03-2007, 07:27 PM
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Well, that's good, but I'll ask again, which inserts? Some of them carry a fair amount of stress - replacing steel with plastic may be a problem, depending upon which.......
I'm about to take "The Fifth". Only the ones under the sticks and mid-fuselage Marc.
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Old 01-03-2007, 09:23 PM
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heh... if you want the ultimate in counterweights, go Tungsten!

Craig.
Tungsten is being use by the Lancair IV guys on their elevators but they spare no expense and money is no object to them
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Old 01-04-2007, 02:00 PM
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I really disliked working with the scaley, nasty hot rolled per plans steel. Cleaned them up good on a wire wheel before installation, wish i would have gone SS
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Old 01-04-2007, 02:09 PM
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why not go 100% stainless ? (other than the weight, brittleness, cost, difficulty machining it, etc)

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weight = same
brittleness = just a counterweight sitting inside the skin at the forward edge
cost = ?
difficulty machining it = just cut to length
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