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From: "kb11troy" <kb10troy@...>
Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 8:46 AM
Subject: Re: Questions, Points & Comments- Teflon tubing info
--- In BugHLG@yahoogroups.com, "Squid" <littlefr2003@...> wrote: > > Rick:Yes i guess you are the authority on the teflon push tubes. Good > point made .018 music wire will be specced on the next set of plans. > Plus the note about stretching the tubing. I just nee to get my hands on > some now to do a rough work out of the length to stretch it by.Including > this on the plan would be good i think. > Tailboom.com provides extensive instructions in a Word format document which is linked from this page: http://www.tailboom.com/teflon.php Click on the "Instructions here" link near the top of the page. I used the #22 tube stretched 2X to fit 0.018 wire. Carbon pushrods are great, but are much less robust than wire in crashes or hard landings. Rick