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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I replaced the inner O-ring together with the outer when I assembled the whole thing few months back. Hopefully is just the outer. From the 4 holes I could already see it was in bad shape.. let's see. I wisely bought some extra O-ring as I kind of knew this was going to happen.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The feeler gauge trick did not work for me.
If I used the very thin ones they will break apart when pulling out, if heavier then the all thing will get stuck.
I tried with a thin foil, again no way, the clearance wall to wall is 0.01mm.

So what worked is to cut 4 piecies of a PVC rod and hold them in place with a metal clamp well thighened. I tried to pull the O ring in and out and it was still brand new.



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What resin was it used back in 1981 for the glareshield? Poly or epoxy?
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What is the gap within the Aileron leading edge and the wing trailing edge on the top of the wing? For -20 deg, neutral, and +20 deg?

Mine is darm close, in the original installation I could see the ailerons leading edges were scratched by it. I’m resckinning the ailerons and flaps, but without skin I can see the ribs very very close to the wing when moving the ailerons up.

Is this a frequent issue, how it is normally solved?
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bend the hinge standoff arms up or down so that the surface is on same plane as bottom of wing.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Could someone share some detailed pictures of the baffling installed on the 540. Specifically how are they attached the shaped around the cylinders. Thanks
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