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Old 07-09-2020, 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted by jamlip View Post
Latest update on this treacle-paced project...
Made a manual trim bracket. I never liked the flimsy centre console setup in the RV-6, so I re-routed the cable and figured I'd mount it sideways, so the knob rolls forwards and back, like a mini version of the trim wheel in a spam can.
Maybe I'm missing something here but shouldn't you have mounted the trim cable the other direction? The trim knob rotates clockwise for nose down and counter-clockwise for nose up. Your installation would seem backwards if you are trying to simulate a normal trim wheel.
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